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Vancouver Does SXSW

Comments 10 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Everyone is talking about it, from musicians to geeks and social media fanboys and girls, it’s the uber popular SXSW (South by Southwest) festival and it’s happening next week. The SXSW MUSIC AND MEDIA CONFERENCE showcases hundreds of musical acts from around the globe on over fifty stages in downtown Austin. By day, conference registrants […]

Wednesday Morning Link Fest: Winding Down

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

It seems as though I’ve been on the go since liveblogging last week’s CaseCamp. Seven days later and things have calmed down. There are no meetups this week, no conferences and no television appearances. In honor of such serenity, here’s a juicy link fest for your Wednesday morning reading pleasure. Photo Credit: Sean Orr on […]

Landscapes of Vancouver

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Rachael Ashe on Flickr If you were fortunate enough to attend PhotoCamp 2008 that took place at Northern Voice then you’re probably familiar with Rachael Ashe’s latest work – light painting. Rachael is a creative photographer who also founded the popular Vandigicam Flickr Group. She’s passed some information my way about the following event: Yaletown […]

Northern Voice: Coming to a Close

Comments 8 by Rebecca Bollwitt

There are still two blocks of sessions underway that I can now follow remotely from the comfort of my couch, while the sunshine beams through the windows breathing life into some leftover Valentine’s roses on the kitchen table. It was exhilarating to take part in the biggest Northern Voice on record and I have to […]

Northern Voice: Afternoon Sessions

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Back in the large auditorium after a lunch that was picked apart by 300 people (all the salsa and guacamole were gone by the time we got there). Alan Lavine is presenting “50 Web 2.0 Ways to Tell a Story“. He’s listing off some tools he uses, starting off with Slideshare.net (which is like Powerpoint […]

Northern Voice: Fuck Stats, Make Art

Comments 20 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Have I mentioned before that our pal Dave Olson is awesome? He’s here to talk about how Art Makes the Future. History may have been forged by popes and generals but the only reason we KNOW about it is because someone took the time to write and paint about it. Update: “If you’re going to […]