Archive for the category "social media scene"

Net Squared Live Blog: Save the World with Drupal

Comments 11 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This month’s Net Tuesday meetup will be taking place tonight at Workspace in Gastown. The theme is “How Drupal can help you save the world” and the event will feature talks from Boris Mann (BootupLabs), Scott Nelson and Karianne Blank (FearlessCity.ca), and Phillip Djwa (Agentic). More information is also available on the Facebook event. My […]

The True Meaning of BarCamp

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Over the last few weeks I’ve had several people ask me, “what exactly is BarCamp?” Photo credit: Lloyd Budd on Flickr Contrary to what the name might suggest we’re not all going to be learning how to mix drinks unlike the topics at the more literally named VinoCamp, TransitCamp, or MobileCamp. BarCamp is an ad-hoc […]

Vancouverites Represent at Gnomedex

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I know that Derek and Airdrie, DaveO, Kris, Tris, and Tanya are down at Gnomedex in Seattle this weekend but in case you are just tuning in, here are some more links and resources if you’d like to follow the mega-conference from your corner of the globe. Photo credit: Derek Miller on Flickr Sessions are […]

Social Media for Change: Updates and Upcoming Events

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Truth be told, I get a lot of emails from companies, organizations and people around town looking to get some extra promotion for their event. I’m really glad that they turn to me and my blog (or bloggers in general) to help get the word out but sometimes I don’t have the time to address […]

Olympic Blogs for the People

Comments 9 by Rebecca Bollwitt

One of the biggest concerns I have right now is not about keeping up with the Summer Games in Beijing in terms of information and results, but how on earth Vancouver will be able to live up to the spectacle witnessed during this year’s opening ceremonies (mostly since ours will be held indoors). BC Place […]

Vancouver's Raincity All Stars Cover Beijing 2008

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

For years the guys over at Raincity Studios have had my back when it comes to social media in this town so naturally when I hear they’re making waves across the globe, I’m happy to report on it. They’re all about outreach, community, and spreading the gospel of digital media along with the power of […]