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Social media and “the great turning”: no more middle man on a level playing field
Circle Dance Waterloo, Ontario
Apr 1st, 2010
Social media and “the great turning”: locus of control and higher ethic
Mississippi Circle Dance
Mar 31st, 2010
Social Media and “The Great Turning”: Affirmation of Full-Potential Life
Through social media, ordinary people are interconnecting and working together to support, include, collaborate, and realize everyone’s full potential as interactive “information gatherers and...
Mar 30th, 2010
Social Media and "The Great Turning"
Twitter processes more than one billion tweets a month. It has over 50 million tweets per day and 600 tweets a second. Twitter does not report its user numbers but Twitter has grown by 1500% in the...
Mar 23rd, 2010
Looking for a Cool Canada Lovefest? Watch Hockey or Closing Ceremonies for Free at Rio Theatre Tonight
Watching hockey at the RIO Theatre off Commercial Drive was a fun and free alternative to going to a pub.
Feb 27th, 2010
W2 Culture + Media House Holds Conference on Olympics and Social Media
Exciting, inspiring, and educational conference on the Olympics and Social media. The keynote speech by Andy Miah provided a very informing presentation on the historical growth of the Olympics from a
Feb 24th, 2010
Creating the People's History of 2010: Accredit Yourself and Start Reporting, Partying, and Schmoozing with the World
Interested in crowd-sourced media's role in the Olympics? This dossier contains the evolving history of grassroots coverage from past Olympics plus tips and tactics for documenting civics, arts and sp
Jan 30th, 2010
Why We Can't Be Friends
Sorry, if you're not my real-life friend, you can't be my Facebook friend.
Jan 25th, 2010
Why Tweet? I'll Tell You How to Make Use of This Fun and Powerful Tool
When Twitter started out, even geeks didn't know what to do with it. When I first tried using it in January 2007, I didn't see the point. Then came the SXSW music, film, and interactive festival and
Jan 18th, 2010
Not Waving But Drowning
A woman tweets while her son drowns in a swimming pool, but I'm not going to judge her.
Dec 18th, 2009