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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...
Dec 10th, 2010
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...
Nov 23rd, 2010
"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...
Nov 10th, 2010
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...
Sep 21st, 2010
NetSquared Camp in photos
NetSquared connects technology and social issues to create change.
Aug 17th, 2010
The iPad is ideal for reading magazines, watching movies and many other activities. You can even tell the future or fly a plane.
Aug 15th, 2010
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.
May 29th, 2010
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
Apr 11th, 2010
Social media and “the great turning” conclusion
Prayer for Peace at Earthdance Vancouver2009
Apr 10th, 2010
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
Apr 5th, 2010