Archive for the category "vancouver"

Vancouver Social Media Scene: Joomla Day! 2008

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

In terms of workshops dedicated to the development and discussion of Content Management Systems (CMS) we’ve recently had DrupalCamp, WordCamp, and now it’s time for Canada’s largest-ever Joomla! Day. On June14th 2008 from 9:00 AM to 5:30 please join us to celebrate what could be the largest Joomla! Day in Canada! We will be getting […]

Vancouver History: Roedde House

Comments 13 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The thing I love about living in the West End is that once you walk in a block from the bustling Robson or Davie Streets the sound of cars and crowds turns into lawn mowers and birds chirping. Green grass grows in small corner parks like urban savannas while sunbathers find a level surface on […]

DrupalCamp Vancouver Wrap Up

Comments 7 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Due to family business this morning (which always comes before the blogging world) I had to miss about 85% of DrupalCamp Vancouver. The good news is that John was here all day and the first words out of his mouth when he saw me were, “whoa! there’s some really cool theming going on.” This leads […]

VIDFEST 2008

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

VIDFEST (Vancouver International Digital Festival) 2008 is fast-approaching and I’m just now beginning to comprehend how many elements, conferences, galas and events all fit under its 4-day festival umbrella. The Vancouver International Digital Festival is an event for the top creative minds working in digital media. Join visionaries from games and digital entertainment, Web 2.0, […]

The Power of Twitter: Tweet Apps and Clients

Comments 12 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Here are a few more tips and tricks that I’ve come across in the Twitter microblogging community: Twemes: First introduced at DemoCamp by Rochelle Grayson, Twemes is a website that comprehensively sorts and categorizes the things people Twitter about as long as they put a hashtag in front of it. Example, those currently at DrupalCamp […]

WTS – What the Surrey #27: Good Citizen Award

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Surrey’s Good Citizen Award was handed to Jim King this past week for his work “…as an executive director since 1997, being a past-president of the Surrey Chamber of Commerce and a founding member and past director of the Surrey Tourism and Convention Association” – [Surrey Leader]. The award is given to an individual each […]