Archive for the category "vancouver"

New Liveblogging Tool I'll Use at DemoCampVancouver05

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I’ve done my fair share of liveblogging over the past few years, and I’ve even written a brief “How to Live Blog” entry. Many people have offered tips and tricks to help the process go smoothly and I think I’ve pretty much got my method down to a science. However, this morning Tod sent me […]

Vancouver Blogger Wars Heating up

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

For months Duane was sitting there at the top of the Google heap when you searched “Vancouver Blogger“. He went entirely unnoticed til this guy decided to challenge him in the weeks leading up to Northern Voice. Soon after, Boris stealthily threw his hat in the ring and the plot thickened. If you’d like to […]

Culturally Modified Trees of Stanley Park

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The other day during our multi-hour walk through the park, John and I came across a a tree that had been tagged in a way I hadn’t seen before. You’ll usually find fluorescent flags hanging off branches as route or survey markers but since the storms we’ve mostly seen spray-painted dots, rags and other indicators […]

The Vancouver Blogger Challenge

Comments 21 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I know Google is nice to me. It likes me. I can post on a certain topic and within an hour show up on page one of their results for the most obscure of things. Well yesterday while reading Morning Brew, Sean linked to Narvey who was doing an SEO experiment. For those unfamiliar, SEO […]

Vancouver History: The Lions, The Two Sisters

Comments 13 by Rebecca Bollwitt

They sit above Vancouver and are the namesake for many things Vancouver-related, from bridges to movie production studios but not everyone would refer to these two majestic peaks, reigning over our region as “The Lions”. Photo credit: penmachine on Flickr Legend has it that these are actually two sisters of a great nation that existed […]