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Vancouver Net Tuesday NetSquared Live Blog

Comments 1 by Guest Author

Tonight’s live blog is being written and published by Raul of Hummingbird604.com (update your bookmarks!) “Widgets aren’t just little pieces of portable code. Widgets are about opening up your message to your supporters and the community. Widgets represent a shift towards using online tools, and online thinking, to connect with more people and build deeper […]

Vancouver History: Tidbits and Park Notes

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I just realized that my last few posts were pretty bullet-pointed so I apologize for this. The first Vancouver History: Oddities entry was well-received so here’s another. 51 years ago Vancouver’s first shopping mall, Oakridge Centre, opened its doors. We were out that way last week and it took me a minute to remember that […]

WordPress Plugins That Don't Work with 2.5.1

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Little by little I’m discovering that some of my favourite plugins I’ve come to know, love, and depend upon to make my daily blogging life that much easier are pretty much… toast. By way of Lorelle I also hear there are problems with the Automatic Update for Plugins in WP 2.5 so I need to […]

Monday Evening Link Fest: Geek Edition

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Welcome to a special “late” edition of my link fest, brought to you by a smooth glass of VQA following my guest speaking opportunity at SFU. Thanks to the talented indie media master Lisa Mansfield of The Tyee, I spoke for her students about blogging, corporate communications and new media writing in the business world. […]

Mario Andretti and the Fun City of Old

Comments 8 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This afternoon my dad pulled out his digital camera and showed me a photo of a nice man that sort of looks like he could be one of my mom’s cousins in Germany. Turns out my dad visited with one of the most successful race car drivers of all time, Mario Andretti, while he was […]

The Amazing Hunt: Vancouver Edition

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

In less than 24 hours John and I will be running and driving through the streets of Vancouver during the first Amazing Hunt of 2008. The Amazing Hunt is an urban adventure racing series modeled after popular reality television shows. You will get to set out as teams of two to embark on an exhilarating […]