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Launch Party Vancouver3 Recap and Rockband Bonus Feature

Comments 12 by Rebecca Bollwitt

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 […]

Vancouver Social Media Scene: Blogger Meetup, Third Tuesday, Launch Party3 and CaseCamp3

Comments 8 by Rebecca Bollwitt

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 […]

Vancouver Social Media Scene: Launch Party With a Twiist

Comments 7 by Rebecca Bollwitt

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 […]

Vancouver Social Media Scene: Transit Camp and Free Geek Drive

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

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 “Free Geek” Hardware Drive. On Friday, Dec 7th, participating Gastown tech business will donate their old, unneeded hardware to Free Geek, a non-profit that “helps the […]

Vancouver Social Media Scene: DemoCamp, Third Tuesday, Launch Party

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

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 […]

I'll Miss Third Tuesday and DemoCamp Vancouver

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

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 […]