Archive for the category "work"

Techvibes Job Fair, Launch Party Vancouver and VIDFEST Kickoff Gala


Wednesday, May 21st, 2008 — 10:54am PST
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Sometimes I think I lead a busy life in social media because I have three to four events a week. Well I must be reaching some kind of new face-melting plateau because tonight I have somehow booked myself into three events… just tonight. Here’s the scoop: Ever wonder where you can find job listings in […]

The Value of Blog Posts and Bloggers for Hire


Monday, May 12th, 2008 — 10:20pm PST
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I know I am a student to the DaveO “F*ck Stats, Make Art” school of thought but I’m under the impression that some people would like your art, and they would like to make a lot of money off of it leaving you with no compensation except the lovely feeling of having created said art. […]

Justifying Chill Out Spaces


Tuesday, January 29th, 2008 — 10:35am PST
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The following is a guest post, contributed by Keith So much in today’s world needs to be justified with numbers showing us that there is a quantifiable value for every decision. When a company spends money, more often than not they want to know how spending that money will make them more money. This is […]

Launch Party Vancouver Wrap Up


Saturday, September 29th, 2007 — 2:07am PST
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Thursday evening I attended Launch Party Vancouver. They had the entire restaurant, Section 3, booked up and anyone from PR professionals to tech geeks were able to mix, mingle and schmooze over appies. I’ll leave the Launch Party explanation to Boris: “…what I can best summarize as being a social gathering for Vancouver’s tech community, […]

Yaletown, Day One


Tuesday, September 11th, 2007 — 11:46am PST
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Almost four months ago I signed on with my company, based out of Gastown. I’ve been blogging about my discovery of the neighbourhood ever since. Where to get lunch, what to see and do, and where to get a great sammich. Well yesterday our company moved out of our cramped, non-natural-lighting office space on Abbott […]

Tools to get the job done: Screencasting


Wednesday, August 8th, 2007 — 10:36pm PST
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I’ve discovered some tools, apps and tricks that have made a part of my ‘real life’ job a lot easier lately. Basically I wanted to start screencasting – providing an online demo video of our new web-based application. After searching and putting the word out to the wonderful Vancity Tech Swarm folks I found the […]

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