Social Media

Fighting crime, 140 characters at a time

Fighting crime turned a sharp curve as the Vancouver Police Department posted every call they received on Thursday, in a plan that is meant to promote social networking while increasing crime...

Fresh media insights from Fleabark Creative

We live in a world where media saturates our lives. An average city dweller consumes roughly 5,000 ads per day. Within this white noise, big brands are often the loudest. How can we hear the...

"The Digital Narrative" at Emily Carr explores storytelling in the digital age

The digital medium offers new ways and structures to tell stories. It offers us the ability to re-create our stories in a style where authority does not rest with an expert but is co-generated from...

Time to focus on Facebook literacy in our education system

The viral outbreak of images from the recent unfortunate teen rape in Pitt Meadows underscores the need for the public education system to take a proactive leadership role in developing curriculum...

NetSquared Camp in photos

NetSquared connects technology and social issues to create change.

iPad in-depth

The iPad is ideal for reading magazines, watching movies and many other activities. You can even tell the future or fly a plane.

Virtual Howard Rheingold underwhelms audience at Vidweek 2010

A virtual keynote speaker, a discussion on wireless health care and lots of statistics -- all part of the fun at Vidweek 2010 in Vancouver.

Pecha Kucha 10 at the Vogue Theatre entertains and inspires with elements of show-and-tell, open-mike night and happy hour

At a sold out show for Pecha Kucha 10, more than 1050 people gathered to hear creative thinkers talk about what inspires them. It was another amazing night at the Vogue Theatre showcasing Vancouver t

Social media and “the great turning” conclusion

Prayer for Peace at Earthdance Vancouver2009

Twitter/Art+SocialMedia Show at Diane Farris Gallery

On opening night of a ground-breaking show at Diane Farris Gallery, art mixed it up with social media and local celebrity and became The Celebrity at this analog event. The pictures are worth a thousa