Last night over at the Lamplighter in Gastown over a hundred people mixed, mingled and shmoozed at Vancouver’s third Launch Party event, organized by the folks at Strutta. It’s something I would have attended regardless but the night was extra special because we were getting together all of Vancouver’s Tech Women to Watch in 2008 […]
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As the holiday season comes to a close, everyone’s buckling down with work, taxes and the idea of no more stat holidays until March. Fear not social media and internets enthusiasts of Vancouver because our hyperactive community is putting together a schwack-load of events to keep you networking and scoring drink tickets. Here’s what’s going […]
I had never been to the Republic, actually I stopped going to “clubs” on Granville years ago but this was one mighty fine lookin’ joint. Launch Party Vancouver took place on the upper level, with sponsor logos being projected onto the towering cement walls and on flat panel TVs throughout the bar. In one corner […]
Next week geeks all around Vancouver are banding together to help spread said geekyness and techy freedom for a pretty neat cause. The Gastown tech community is organizing a â€œFree Geekâ€ Hardware Drive. On Friday, Dec 7th, participating Gastown tech business will donate their old, unneeded hardware to Free Geek, a non-profit that â€œhelps the […]
Between card games and rounds of turkey it was next to impossible to live blog DemoCampVancouver04. That, and I was thousands of miles away in America’s midwest. Fortunately, there has been some nice coverage of the event by attendees and participants. The Techvibes blog has a few recap posts about Nethook, Adhack and the super-entertaining […]
That’s right, I won’t be there to liveblog the latest edition of “battle decks” at DemoCampVancouver04. Why not? Well, I’ll be somewhere between Iowa and Missouri, visiting in-laws and driving through some corn fields, that’s why. John hasn’t been back to see his family in over two years since immigrating to Canada to be my […]