Terry Lavender Feed http://www.vancouverobserver.com/contributor_content/150 en At Maker Faire, DIY takes on new meaning http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/megabytes/maker-faire-diy-takes-new-meaning A bucket of mathematics is just one of the many treasures to be found at Vancouver's second annual Mini Maker Faire. The Faire takes place June 23 and June 24 at the PNE.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/megabytes/maker-faire-diy-takes-new-meaning" target="_blank">read more</a></p> MegaBytes Technology City arts and crafts DIY Maker Faire Vancouver PNE Technology in Vancouver Vancouver technology Sun, 24 Jun 2012 05:04:00 +0000 Terry Lavender 12054 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Are pedestrian issues too pedestrian for Vancouver's bicycle-automobile wars? http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/megabytes/2012/05/23/are-pedestrian-issues-too-pedestrian-vancouvers-bicycle-automobile-wars Over 80 per cent of pedestrian accidents are caused by cars turning when the pedestrian has the right of way, according to a City of Vancouver report. <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/megabytes/2012/05/23/are-pedestrian-issues-too-pedestrian-vancouvers-bicycle-automobile-wars" target="_blank">read more</a></p> MegaBytes City Environment automobiles bicycling Livability pedestrians safety traffic calming Transportation Vancouver walking Thu, 24 May 2012 01:00:00 +0000 Terry Lavender 11768 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Yoyomama.ca helps urban mothers with the ups and downs of parenthood http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/megabytes/2012/04/11/yoyomamaca-helps-urban-mothers-ups-and-downs-parenthood Annemarie Tempelman-Kluit is dedicated to making the lives of local families less yoyo-like with yoyomama.ca.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/megabytes/2012/04/11/yoyomamaca-helps-urban-mothers-ups-and-downs-parenthood" target="_blank">read more</a></p> MegaBytes Annemarie Tempelman-Kluit Healthy Mummy Happy Baby mom blog parenting Toronto Vancouver websites yoyomama.ca Thu, 12 Apr 2012 00:21:00 +0000 Terry Lavender 11357 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Girls Around Me: Free iPhone app preys on women using Facebook, Foursquare http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/megabytes/2012/03/30/girls-around-me-free-iphone-app-preys-women-using-facebook-foursquare A new iPhone app makes it easier for stalkers to prey on women.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/megabytes/2012/03/30/girls-around-me-free-iphone-app-preys-women-using-facebook-foursquare" target="_blank">read more</a></p> MegaBytes Technology Facebook Foursquare GPS location iPhone online privacy Pulp Tech Social Media stalking women Twitter Violet Blue Sat, 31 Mar 2012 07:37:00 +0000 Terry Lavender 11284 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Invoke Media: It's more than just Hootsuite http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/megabytes/2012/03/28/invoke-media-its-more-just-hootsuite David Tedman and the Invoke Media team want to prove their company isn't a one-hit wonder.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/megabytes/2012/03/28/invoke-media-its-more-just-hootsuite" target="_blank">read more</a></p> MegaBytes David Tedman hootsuite Invoke Ryan Holmes Twitter Vancouver Thu, 29 Mar 2012 05:24:00 +0000 Terry Lavender 11256 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Why Harper can't be impeached http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/megabytes/2012/03/13/why-harper-cant-be-impeached Impeach Stephen Harper! More than a few Canadians have been making that demand in recent weeks. The robocall scandal, the (temporarily withdrawn) internet privacy legislation and a contemptuous...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/megabytes/2012/03/13/why-harper-cant-be-impeached" target="_blank">read more</a></p> MegaBytes Commentary Canada's Parliament impeach Harper impeaching Canadian impeachment impeachment in Canada Robo-call scandal robocall scandal robocalls Wed, 14 Mar 2012 11:59:00 +0000 Terry Lavender 11074 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Zite, the Vancouver app that is reshaping how people read news http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/megabytes/2012/03/05/zite-vancouver-app-reshaping-how-we-read-news UBC law graduate Ali Davar and his colleagues at Zite are changing the way we read our news.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/megabytes/2012/03/05/zite-vancouver-app-reshaping-how-we-read-news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> MegaBytes aggregated News aggregation Ali Davar app delicious Globe and Mail iPad online news UBC Vancouver Fri, 09 Mar 2012 12:02:00 +0000 Terry Lavender 10971 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Escaping Google (and Facebook) http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/megabytes/2012/02/05/escaping-google-and-facebook Worried about Google's new privacy policy? It's not as bad as some think, but here are some alternatives for people who want to leave the Googleplex. <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/megabytes/2012/02/05/escaping-google-and-facebook" target="_blank">read more</a></p> MegaBytes Technology data mining duckduckgo Facebook Facebook group Gmail Google docs Google privacy policy Google+ privacy policy YouTube videos Mon, 06 Feb 2012 06:16:00 +0000 Terry Lavender 10663 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Healthism: building health literacy through the web http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/megabytes/2012/01/29/healthism-building-health-literacy-through-web Damon Ramsey wants to lead the way to a new era of interactive and personalized health.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/megabytes/2012/01/29/healthism-building-health-literacy-through-web" target="_blank">read more</a></p> MegaBytes Technology Health android phone Damon Ramsey health health care iPhone app Technology Mon, 30 Jan 2012 09:56:00 +0000 Terry Lavender 10568 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com GiveEmThis.com suggests gifts for your Facebook friends, but at what price? http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/megabytes/2011/12/31/giveemthiscom-suggests-gifts-your-facebook-friends-what-price According to GiveEmThis.com, a romance novel is the perfect gift for Stephen Harper. But is that knowledge worth the loss of privacy?<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/megabytes/2011/12/31/giveemthiscom-suggests-gifts-your-facebook-friends-what-price" target="_blank">read more</a></p> MegaBytes Technology Body Solid Christy Clark data mining Facebook Gregor Robertson Imply Labs lithium batteries Panasonic Viera privacy privacy policy romance novel Stephen Harper Twitter Sun, 01 Jan 2012 04:12:00 +0000 Terry Lavender 10219 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com