Posts Tagged: events

Earth Hour: Lightcrime

I thought I was done with Earth Hour-related posts, but then I came across this article at the National Post while reading Larry’s blog. You really need to give it a read, but here’s a bit of a teaser: George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four invoked the nightmare of “thoughtcrime,” by which dictators sought to erase even… Reads more »

One hour is just 0.01% of a year

From Wikipedia: Earth Hour is an international event that asks households and businesses to turn off their lights and non-essential electrical appliances for one hour on the evening of 29 March at 8 pm local time until 9 pm to promote electricity conservation and thus lower carbon emissions. I’ve written about this already, and I… Reads more »

DemoCampEdmonton1

I meant to blog about this earlier and simply forgot. Tomorrow evening I’ll be attending the first ever DemoCamp here in Edmonton. Wondering what a DemoCamp is? It’s a kind of BarCamp: DemoCamp is a variation of the un-conference style of event, started by the TorCamp group as an excuse to have more regular meetings…. Reads more »

NV08 – Blogging & Social Media: Where do we go from here?

Matt Mullenweg just finished up his keynote and is now answering questions from the audience. His talk about where we are now and where we need to go in the future started out really well, but kind of went downhill in my opinion. He began with the blogger’s hierarchy of needs: Expression Public Interaction Validation… Reads more »