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Victoria

Ultra Modern Condo For Sale Downtown Victoria

July 27, 2015 | 2 minute read

I have a one bedroom condo for sale downtown Victoria priced at $239,999 $220,000. They say location is important in choosing real estate, this location is p...

Map of cheap meals in British Columbia

January 23, 2015 | less than 1 minute read

Enjoy my map of cheap meals in British Columbia! If you know of anywhere in British Columbia you can get a proper meal for $5 or less, please contact me and ...

Biospace, and the DIYBIO movement

January 15, 2013 | less than 1 minute read

Derek Jacoby and I made a TEDGlobal video, if only for a picture (3:49 in the video). This video is from the TED talk by Ellen Jorgensen of Genspace fame tal...

What produce is in season?

April 06, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

Thanks to a conversation with Janice M and Maryanne C, a couple of Victoria's food experts and friends, I was pointed to a list of all of the fresh produce t...

Welcome to the New Amsterdam

March 16, 2012 | 1 minute read

Victoria has always been a tourist city, but for the first time in a long time, that is going to hit new heights. We have a new city council, lead once again...

Feeling blue, at the end of an era…

February 22, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

After ~87 years, the Johnson street bridge in Victoria, also known as the blue bridge, is being dismantled. You can read the details on the city of Victoria ...

Sunsets in Victoria

February 03, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

We have some amazing sunsets, tonight was one of the best this year!  

Atagamaton

January 31, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

If you've done anything in the digital interactive media circuit in Victoria, you've crossed paths with the talented David Parfit and/or Scott Amos. On Frida...

It’s snowing!

January 17, 2012 | 1 minute read

It's fairly rare that it snows in Victoria, perhaps a bi-annual event. Right now it's really coming down here downtown, and it started last night. Ar...

Victoria co-working space

December 06, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Over the years, we've seen several co-working spaces come and go. We've not seen a model yet that we thought would survive, even from the beginning. Over 2 y...

25th Victoria Fringe launches today

August 23, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

After catching a couple fringe shows several years ago, I was fortunate enough to win a fringe "Superpass" at the after party, that would allow me to see all...

Parking Day - Victoria

May 09, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Last September I caught wind that there was going to a Parking day in Victoria, BC; so I applied for a parking spot and my application was accepted. As you m...

The sharing of ideas

April 25, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

While ideas meetings started in Victoria over three years ago, and IdeaWave 2 years ago, there are now a bunch of other community based idea sharing groups i...

A sneak peak into Victoria’s secrets

January 29, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

This post will only be useful if you're in Victoria, and on Facebook, but I have created a Facebook group called "Victoria's secrets". Not related to the lin...

Announcing the Victoria Pop Choir

January 11, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Nils Skalin is launching a Victoria Pop Choir. He says anyone can join, no matter what level of experience you have. He's created a Facebook group for those ...

Victoria Deals

December 27, 2010 | less than 1 minute read

Boxing day might be over, but everyone likes a deal. Earlier this year the creation of Groupon got a lot of hype. And when I say a lot here, I mean a huge v...

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community

Project - Help someone out

October 24, 2013 | 2 minute read

This post is about my latest project idea - Help someone out. Version 0.2 - Oct 24th 10:08am EST. Check back regularly, as I'll be updating this post based o...

Black Tie Dinner III

November 04, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

Exactly one year since the last one, it's time for Black Tie Dinner III! If you've never heard about black tie dinner, click here. This time we're taking ove...

Profile: Mitch Altman, hacker.

June 29, 2012 | 1 minute read

I had the opportunity to meet Mitch Altman in Tokyo a few years ago, at the Tokyo hackerspace. Mitch is a rare breed; he's got world class level of smart...

Can you afford to give up a few vegetables?

February 19, 2012 | 1 minute read

Thanks to Victoria city councilor Lisa Helps, I was made aware of a Victoria citizen who has made a request for vegetables. I can't imagine making such a...

The tender conscious of the herd

January 26, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

One of my younger brothers started a blog and I found a quote that really resonated with me, "[It] really wasn't a necessity. It was more of an atte...

Your social network

December 09, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

As people are justifiably upset with the privacy issues around Facebook, and several friends have left that network altogether recently, I've been wondering ...

Social Innovation in British Columbia

November 24, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

I'm fortunate to have been chosen as one of the top 500 social innovators in British Columbia, and have been invited to participate in the discussion around ...

The Pathway Project

May 17, 2011 | 1 minute read

As I've been on both sides of the interview desk, I had the opportunity today to work with Jen and Randy last week who are doing amazing work at The Pathway...

The sharing of ideas

April 25, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

While ideas meetings started in Victoria over three years ago, and IdeaWave 2 years ago, there are now a bunch of other community based idea sharing groups i...

Ready to challenge yourself?

February 03, 2011 | 1 minute read

A few friends and I have been working through self imposed self-development processes. Weekly we challenge ourselves to step out of our comfort zone to learn...

A sneak peak into Victoria’s secrets

January 29, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

This post will only be useful if you're in Victoria, and on Facebook, but I have created a Facebook group called "Victoria's secrets". Not related to the lin...

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British Columbia

You lose your rights under the Mental Health Act

November 27, 2013 | 2 minute read

I just read this article in Focus magazine [PDF] which is the source of what nightmares are made of. Apparently in Canada, you lose your rights if being arre...

Is your political party research for sale?

March 17, 2013 | 1 minute read

With a looming provincial election in British Columbia this May, I decided it's time to do some research. For those that follow my privacy and security blog,...

Welcome to the New Amsterdam

March 16, 2012 | 1 minute read

Victoria has always been a tourist city, but for the first time in a long time, that is going to hit new heights. We have a new city council, lead once again...

B.C. wineries

October 10, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Wondering where to find a winery near you in British Columbia? Wonder no more! If you’re the owner of one of these wineries, and would like your business na...

Evening to Inspire

October 06, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Tomorrow night will be the 3rd Evening to Inspire event, a fundraiser for the BC Children's hospital foundation. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S0PfPLBleY0 O...

Artifact or artifiction

October 05, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Do you think you can tell the different between the real story about an artifact and a fake one? Would you like to enjoy some cocktails and food in the proce...

B.C. Private liquor stores

September 08, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Ever wonder where you can find a B.C. private liquor store near you? Wonder no more! If you're the owner of one of these liquor stores, and would like your ...

A sneak peak into Victoria’s secrets

January 29, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

This post will only be useful if you're in Victoria, and on Facebook, but I have created a Facebook group called "Victoria's secrets". Not related to the lin...

OpenTransitDB is now live

January 25, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Last week-end I was a part of the OpenDataBC hackathon. This is where a group of people interested in using open data (data that was previously confidential,...

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#yyj

Welcome to the New Amsterdam

March 16, 2012 | 1 minute read

Victoria has always been a tourist city, but for the first time in a long time, that is going to hit new heights. We have a new city council, lead once again...

Victoria co-working space

December 06, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Over the years, we've seen several co-working spaces come and go. We've not seen a model yet that we thought would survive, even from the beginning. Over 2 y...

Evening to inspire - Seat auction

September 25, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

I'm going to auction off one seat to the amazing Evening to Inspire event on October 7th. While the tickets are selling for $175/person, I will provide one t...

Ready to make your first interactive art display?

July 17, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

No matter what your background, this is your chance to learn the art side and the technical side of creating an interactive media exhibit! MediaNet is offeri...

A sneak peak into Victoria’s secrets

January 29, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

This post will only be useful if you're in Victoria, and on Facebook, but I have created a Facebook group called "Victoria's secrets". Not related to the lin...

Announcing the Victoria Pop Choir

January 11, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Nils Skalin is launching a Victoria Pop Choir. He says anyone can join, no matter what level of experience you have. He's created a Facebook group for those ...

Victoria Deals

December 27, 2010 | less than 1 minute read

Boxing day might be over, but everyone likes a deal. Earlier this year the creation of Groupon got a lot of hype. And when I say a lot here, I mean a huge v...

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learning

Free education online

January 06, 2013 | 4 minute read

I posted a couple days ago, a list of free university course aggregators. I've had several people contact me with individual sites (such as MIT Open CourseWa...

Free university courses

January 02, 2013 | less than 1 minute read

I mentioned in August 2011 that Stanford started offering free university courses online for free. It's really exciting to see this trend spreading, most not...

File -> Print -> Laser

February 05, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Turns out that is one of the options you have when participating in Victoria's Makerspace. I drove out today to the AGM, where it was also an open house and ...

New years resolution? Get some new wallpaper!

January 01, 2011 | 1 minute read

About 7 years ago I got my Canadian amateur radio certificate, and discovered the world of ham radio awards and contests. In Canada, there are over 50 award...

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BC

You lose your rights under the Mental Health Act

November 27, 2013 | 2 minute read

I just read this article in Focus magazine [PDF] which is the source of what nightmares are made of. Apparently in Canada, you lose your rights if being arre...

Sunsets in Victoria

February 03, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

We have some amazing sunsets, tonight was one of the best this year!  

Canada’s polygamy laws ruling released today

November 23, 2011 | 2 minute read

Today, Canada's polygamy laws were upheld by the Supreme court. I wonder how many guys are reading this today and are like,"My wives are gunna be upset about...

Parking Day - Victoria

May 09, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Last September I caught wind that there was going to a Parking day in Victoria, BC; so I applied for a parking spot and my application was accepted. As you m...

A sneak peak into Victoria’s secrets

January 29, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

This post will only be useful if you're in Victoria, and on Facebook, but I have created a Facebook group called "Victoria's secrets". Not related to the lin...

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social

Use social media as you want to

January 19, 2012 | 1 minute read

I see a lot of  unsolicited directions on how to use social media contextually; don't be negative with social media! Don't auto-DM! Give origina...

Your social network

December 09, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

As people are justifiably upset with the privacy issues around Facebook, and several friends have left that network altogether recently, I've been wondering ...

Social Innovation in British Columbia

November 24, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

I'm fortunate to have been chosen as one of the top 500 social innovators in British Columbia, and have been invited to participate in the discussion around ...

Ready to challenge yourself?

February 03, 2011 | 1 minute read

A few friends and I have been working through self imposed self-development processes. Weekly we challenge ourselves to step out of our comfort zone to learn...

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Canada

Electoral Reform

April 10, 2013 | 2 minute read

Dear Elections BC; As we're about to head into another voting period in British Columbia, I wonder how long it will be until we see electoral reform. Since I...

Victoria, in the middle of the winter

January 22, 2013 | less than 1 minute read

We don't really do snow here, they still talk about the snow in '96, where they apparently got over an inch of it. It's the middle of the winter here in Vict...

What good is your roll of change?

December 21, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Not much, according to London Drugs. I had the misunderstanding that change had to be accepted, up to certain maximums that it's not excessive. In Canada thi...

Get out and vote!

November 16, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

I just completed a short rant to a few friends on Facebook who were claiming inaction to voting is an action, or they were pleading ignorance to even knowing...

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hack

Hacking sub $10 gadgets

October 18, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

Even the most frugal of us now have the opportunity to hack, with the increase in sub $10 gadgets. I wrote a few weeks ago about the TI MSP430 for $4.30. Her...

Open Data Society of British Columbia

May 29, 2012 | 1 minute read

The current premier of British Columbia has committed to supporting the concept of Open Data by creating DataBC. Never before have British Columbians had acc...

Victoria’s Makerspace

September 14, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Victoria's makerspace is a community based tool collective. A group of us have put our cool tools all in one location, so you get the benefit of using other ...

Ready to make your first interactive art display?

July 17, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

No matter what your background, this is your chance to learn the art side and the technical side of creating an interactive media exhibit! MediaNet is offeri...

Microscope mod for your smartphone

June 26, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

With a $5 microscope and illuminator from Amazon.com, you can attach it to the case of your smartphone and take microscopic pictures! http://www.youtube.com/...

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free

Free education online

January 06, 2013 | 4 minute read

I posted a couple days ago, a list of free university course aggregators. I've had several people contact me with individual sites (such as MIT Open CourseWa...

Free university courses

January 02, 2013 | less than 1 minute read

I mentioned in August 2011 that Stanford started offering free university courses online for free. It's really exciting to see this trend spreading, most not...

Wallpaper - The Head

November 12, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

If you're looking for a free, open source solution for creating or editing images, check out the GNU Image Manipulation program, or the GIMP. While I've been...

NorthWest Ale launch today!

August 23, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

At 4p.m. today Spinnakers brewpub will launch their new NorthWest Ale! From their Facebook event: Free samples of NWA Live music Complimentary food pairings...

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fun

Black Tie Dinner III

November 04, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

Exactly one year since the last one, it's time for Black Tie Dinner III! If you've never heard about black tie dinner, click here. This time we're taking ove...

Hidden gems in Victoria

March 19, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

Couchsurfing has a list of the top 50 "Best of Victoria" list. I also have a Facebook group called Victoria's Secrets to discuss these hidden gems. Are there...

Truth or Dare?

November 10, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

I asked "Truth or Dare?" on Facebook and Twitter yesterday. I've received over 50 comments between the two, so it seems like people want to play. I see there...

Black Tie Dinner II

November 09, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

On Tuesday, November 22, 7:00pm – 8:30pm,  don’t miss the much anticipated Black Tie Dinner II! This is a fun event where we’ll take over the new Burger King...

Black Tie Dinner

August 18, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

On September 6th, 2011 at 7p.m. don't miss our first ever Black Tie Dinner! This is a fun event where we'll take over the McDonald's at 980 Pandora avenue we...

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beer

Government liquor stores (LDB) in British Columbia

February 13, 2015 | less than 1 minute read

This map of government liquor stores in British Columbia was originally posted to victoria.intoxicant.ca on May 18, 2012. After publishing a list of wineries...

Libation calendar

October 07, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

I've started a Victoria libation calendar. If you're aware of events around beverages that are fermented ot distilled in Victoria, contact me for edit access...

NorthWest Ale launch today!

August 23, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

At 4p.m. today Spinnakers brewpub will launch their new NorthWest Ale! From their Facebook event: Free samples of NWA Live music Complimentary food pairings...

Homebrew Korea: ‘Brew Your Best’ Fest

November 18, 2010 | less than 1 minute read

If you're in Seoul, Korea this week-end, stop by the Homebrew Korea's Brew Your Best Fest! For only 25,000won it's an all you can eat and drink event! I've b...

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@vicpdcanada

You lose your rights under the Mental Health Act

November 27, 2013 | 2 minute read

I just read this article in Focus magazine [PDF] which is the source of what nightmares are made of. Apparently in Canada, you lose your rights if being arre...

Bad boys, bad boys, whatcha gunna do…

January 08, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

For as long as I can remember, I've been a radio scanner enthusiast. Although when I moved to Victoria, I knew they had adopted CREST which uses talk groups,...

Things get cloudy for #occupyvictoria

November 03, 2011 | 1 minute read

I'm not sure what changed, my understanding of the #occupyvictoria movement in centennial square (beside city hall) is that the protestors would be left alon...

Isn’t blaming the weapon a little premature?

January 18, 2011 | 1 minute read

I just read the Victoria Police Department's press release regarding the attempted murder of Cst. Lane Douglas-Hunt yesterday. It makes me angry, frustrated,...

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politics

Is your political party research for sale?

March 17, 2013 | 1 minute read

With a looming provincial election in British Columbia this May, I decided it's time to do some research. For those that follow my privacy and security blog,...

Get out and vote!

November 16, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

I just completed a short rant to a few friends on Facebook who were claiming inaction to voting is an action, or they were pleading ignorance to even knowing...

The corruption pyramid in Egypt

January 28, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

The vast majority of the internet was shut off in Egypt yesterday. (graph). Wikileaks has responded with a bunch of Egypt related cables. A cablesearch.org s...

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science

Centre of the Universe is quietly being closed?

June 20, 2013 | 1 minute read

It is being alleged on social media that the Astronomy interpretive centre known in Victoria at the Centre of the Universe is being closed at the centre of t...

Put a man in space? pfffht!

December 31, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

My friend Nick Farr and team have recently started Copenhagen Suborbitals which plan on launching a human into space. I'm lucky to know a lot of really talen...

File -> Print -> Laser

February 05, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Turns out that is one of the options you have when participating in Victoria's Makerspace. I drove out today to the AGM, where it was also an open house and ...

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ideas

Open Data Society of British Columbia

May 29, 2012 | 1 minute read

The current premier of British Columbia has committed to supporting the concept of Open Data by creating DataBC. Never before have British Columbians had acc...

The sharing of ideas

April 25, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

While ideas meetings started in Victoria over three years ago, and IdeaWave 2 years ago, there are now a bunch of other community based idea sharing groups i...

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IdeaWave

Innovation month in Victoria

January 29, 2012 | 2 minute read

I declare February as Innovation Month. If you've had a really good idea for years you've been sitting on, or just had an epiphany now, there is no better ti...

Evening to Inspire

October 06, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Tomorrow night will be the 3rd Evening to Inspire event, a fundraiser for the BC Children's hospital foundation. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S0PfPLBleY0 O...

The sharing of ideas

April 25, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

While ideas meetings started in Victoria over three years ago, and IdeaWave 2 years ago, there are now a bunch of other community based idea sharing groups i...

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giving

Project - Help someone out

October 24, 2013 | 2 minute read

This post is about my latest project idea - Help someone out. Version 0.2 - Oct 24th 10:08am EST. Check back regularly, as I'll be updating this post based o...

Can you afford to give up a few vegetables?

February 19, 2012 | 1 minute read

Thanks to Victoria city councilor Lisa Helps, I was made aware of a Victoria citizen who has made a request for vegetables. I can't imagine making such a...

Random acts of pizza

June 07, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Just in case you're losing faith in humanity, there's a subreddit to bring it all back. Random acts of pizza is for those that have fallen on hard times, as ...

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Vancouver

Met a woman on a bench here in…

October 03, 2018 | less than 1 minute read

Met a woman on a bench here in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver. She went from homeless to an SRO recently, as she had a double mastectomy and needed the s...

Map of cheap meals in British Columbia

January 23, 2015 | less than 1 minute read

Enjoy my map of cheap meals in British Columbia! If you know of anywhere in British Columbia you can get a proper meal for $5 or less, please contact me and ...

Fruits and vegetables in Vancouver

September 16, 2014 | less than 1 minute read

I was wondering where to buy my fruits and vegetables in Vancouver, and I realize knowing where is cheaper at any given time is a problem that is still not s...

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winter

Victoria, in the middle of the winter

January 22, 2013 | less than 1 minute read

We don't really do snow here, they still talk about the snow in '96, where they apparently got over an inch of it. It's the middle of the winter here in Vict...

Sunsets in Victoria

February 03, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

We have some amazing sunsets, tonight was one of the best this year!  

It’s snowing!

January 17, 2012 | 1 minute read

It's fairly rare that it snows in Victoria, perhaps a bi-annual event. Right now it's really coming down here downtown, and it started last night. Ar...

Christmas comes from a mushroom?

November 01, 2011 | 2 minute read

I have a few friends who are serious mushroom pickers on Vancouver island, who are very busy, as this is the season. I've been spoiled, I must have eaten a d...

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food

What produce is in season?

April 06, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

Thanks to a conversation with Janice M and Maryanne C, a couple of Victoria's food experts and friends, I was pointed to a list of all of the fresh produce t...

Can you afford to give up a few vegetables?

February 19, 2012 | 1 minute read

Thanks to Victoria city councilor Lisa Helps, I was made aware of a Victoria citizen who has made a request for vegetables. I can't imagine making such a...

What’s the cheapest North American meal?

November 24, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

After reading that the toast sandwich is officially the UK's cheapest meal, it made me wonder, what is the cheapest meal available in North America? Although...

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health

Fruits and vegetables in Vancouver

September 16, 2014 | less than 1 minute read

I was wondering where to buy my fruits and vegetables in Vancouver, and I realize knowing where is cheaper at any given time is a problem that is still not s...

100 pushups

April 08, 2013 | 1 minute read

Have you ever wondered what it would take to do 100 pushups? The folks at onehundredpushups.com have developed a 6 week program to help you achieve that goal...

Can you afford to give up a few vegetables?

February 19, 2012 | 1 minute read

Thanks to Victoria city councilor Lisa Helps, I was made aware of a Victoria citizen who has made a request for vegetables. I can't imagine making such a...

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frugal

What do you use to shave?

July 20, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

I've been using Gillette Sensor Excel for shaving, but I see I can get 10 disposable razors for cheaper than 5 SE blades. Obviously the cheaper option ha...

Looking for cheap flights?

July 11, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

If you frequently travel, that likely means you also frequently try to find the best flight deals. I often use Matrix, or Hipmunk when looking for cheap flig...

Victoria Deals

December 27, 2010 | less than 1 minute read

Boxing day might be over, but everyone likes a deal. Earlier this year the creation of Groupon got a lot of hype. And when I say a lot here, I mean a huge v...

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education

Free education online

January 06, 2013 | 4 minute read

I posted a couple days ago, a list of free university course aggregators. I've had several people contact me with individual sites (such as MIT Open CourseWa...

Free university courses

January 02, 2013 | less than 1 minute read

I mentioned in August 2011 that Stanford started offering free university courses online for free. It's really exciting to see this trend spreading, most not...

New years resolution? Get some new wallpaper!

January 01, 2011 | 1 minute read

About 7 years ago I got my Canadian amateur radio certificate, and discovered the world of ham radio awards and contests. In Canada, there are over 50 award...

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downtown

Ultra Modern Condo For Sale Downtown Victoria

July 27, 2015 | 2 minute read

I have a one bedroom condo for sale downtown Victoria priced at $239,999 $220,000. They say location is important in choosing real estate, this location is p...

Sunsets in Victoria

February 03, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

We have some amazing sunsets, tonight was one of the best this year!  

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open

Free university courses

January 02, 2013 | less than 1 minute read

I mentioned in August 2011 that Stanford started offering free university courses online for free. It's really exciting to see this trend spreading, most not...

Open Data Society of British Columbia

May 29, 2012 | 1 minute read

The current premier of British Columbia has committed to supporting the concept of Open Data by creating DataBC. Never before have British Columbians had acc...

OpenTransitDB is now live

January 25, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Last week-end I was a part of the OpenDataBC hackathon. This is where a group of people interested in using open data (data that was previously confidential,...

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police

Bad boys, bad boys, whatcha gunna do…

January 08, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

For as long as I can remember, I've been a radio scanner enthusiast. Although when I moved to Victoria, I knew they had adopted CREST which uses talk groups,...

The corruption pyramid in Egypt

January 28, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

The vast majority of the internet was shut off in Egypt yesterday. (graph). Wikileaks has responded with a bunch of Egypt related cables. A cablesearch.org s...

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privacy

Dark Information Sharing

November 25, 2015 | 2 minute read

Here are a few links I mentioned regarding the Dark side of Information Sharing last night at Nik Badminton's sold out Dark Futures conference. These are pub...

Is your political party research for sale?

March 17, 2013 | 1 minute read

With a looming provincial election in British Columbia this May, I decided it's time to do some research. For those that follow my privacy and security blog,...

Replacing Google with DuckDuckGo

January 30, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

I wrote an article on PrivaSecTech last week about how Google is now filtering things the American movie and music industry want it to filter, and decided it...

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tech

Put a man in space? pfffht!

December 31, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

My friend Nick Farr and team have recently started Copenhagen Suborbitals which plan on launching a human into space. I'm lucky to know a lot of really talen...

Microscope mod for your smartphone

June 26, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

With a $5 microscope and illuminator from Amazon.com, you can attach it to the case of your smartphone and take microscopic pictures! http://www.youtube.com/...

File -> Print -> Laser

February 05, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Turns out that is one of the options you have when participating in Victoria's Makerspace. I drove out today to the AGM, where it was also an open house and ...

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voting

Get out and vote!

November 16, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

I just completed a short rant to a few friends on Facebook who were claiming inaction to voting is an action, or they were pleading ignorance to even knowing...

Does your vote count?

April 23, 2011 | 1 minute read

There are a lot of reasons to not be happy with the current political system, as I've mentioned, I  believe that electoral reform should be the main concern ...

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media

What media matters?

November 08, 2011 | 3 minute read

I recently had the opportunity to meet Bill Weaver, host of a popular annual retreat called Media That Matters. I know several people who have attended, from...

Browser plugin request: Media tab

May 30, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

While I often have over 50 tabs running in Firefox or Chrome, sometimes one or two will start playing audio or video, and there is no easy way to know which ...

From press release to newspaper article

March 28, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

I read a press release on a tragic story earlier today from the Saanich police on a sexual assault that happened this week-end. A few hours later I came acro...

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#cdnpoli

Electoral Reform

April 10, 2013 | 2 minute read

Dear Elections BC; As we're about to head into another voting period in British Columbia, I wonder how long it will be until we see electoral reform. Since I...

The Canadian election issues that matter to me

April 23, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

I'm sending this to all registered political parties I can find in Canada. email kris at ideawave.ca with your party's perspective on any/all of these issues...

Does your vote count?

April 23, 2011 | 1 minute read

There are a lot of reasons to not be happy with the current political system, as I've mentioned, I  believe that electoral reform should be the main concern ...

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transparency

Dark Information Sharing

November 25, 2015 | 2 minute read

Here are a few links I mentioned regarding the Dark side of Information Sharing last night at Nik Badminton's sold out Dark Futures conference. These are pub...

If only there was a United Way to contact them…

November 09, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

For three years I've heard an advertisement by the United Way on the radio in Victoria, BC. It claims that they help one in every three people in Victoria. T...

Shaw.ca breaking the internet

May 11, 2011 | 5 minute read

On the internet, network services are commonly defined by the port they use. For example, when you are on a website, you're typically connected to port 80 of...

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entrepreneur

ASC in Vancouver

November 03, 2014 | 1 minute read

UPDATE! As we're still receiving $50 entries from people wanting to be awesomites, we're moving the event to January 28th, 2015. The call for submissions is ...

Open Data Society of British Columbia

May 29, 2012 | 1 minute read

The current premier of British Columbia has committed to supporting the concept of Open Data by creating DataBC. Never before have British Columbians had acc...

Shared co-working space

June 01, 2011 | 1 minute read

A group of us from the Victoria - Ideas meetings have been talking for some time about getting a shared co-working space in Victoria. It is intended for thos...

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tunes

Victoria’s Electronic Music Festival

July 31, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

If you're in Victoria this week-end, check out the VEMF today and tomorrow from noon until 10p.m. officially, and then there are a lot of after party venues....

Missing Vishnu Veil

June 06, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

This is my favourite loop I've created thus far. If you put it on loop, you can (and I have) listened to it for hours. Let me know what you think! </embed...

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video

Chipmunk

May 25, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

While visiting my cottage this year for the first time in years, I had a chipmunk stare at me at squeak for at least 10 minutes. I managed to get a minute of...

What media matters?

November 08, 2011 | 3 minute read

I recently had the opportunity to meet Bill Weaver, host of a popular annual retreat called Media That Matters. I know several people who have attended, from...

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game

Idea: A game that offers real certifications?

November 14, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

After watching a TED talk by Jane McGonigal: Gaming can make a better world today, I immediately came up with an idea; what if while questing in a game you w...

Truth or Dare?

November 10, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

I asked "Truth or Dare?" on Facebook and Twitter yesterday. I've received over 50 comments between the two, so it seems like people want to play. I see there...

Youtube buffering easter egg

June 24, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Next time you're on youtube and watching the buffer wheel: Hit one of your keyboard arrow keys. Now you'll be playing a game of snakes while you wait for yo...

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art

Creatively United Mobile Phone Photo-Art Show!

April 23, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

Last week-end I had the opportunity to have 3 of my photos shown at the first annual Creatively United Mobile Phone Photo-art show.   The photos had to...

Atagamaton

January 31, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

If you've done anything in the digital interactive media circuit in Victoria, you've crossed paths with the talented David Parfit and/or Scott Amos. On Frida...

Ready to make your first interactive art display?

July 17, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

No matter what your background, this is your chance to learn the art side and the technical side of creating an interactive media exhibit! MediaNet is offeri...

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auction

Job Jar is looking for alpha testers

June 06, 2013 | 1 minute read

In the software development lifecycle, the alpha stage is when you have your minimal viable product (MVP) and are ready for testing. This means things will l...

Evening to inspire - Seat auction

September 25, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

I'm going to auction off one seat to the amazing Evening to Inspire event on October 7th. While the tickets are selling for $175/person, I will provide one t...

What would you do for $5?

August 18, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Could you build a list of things you'd do for $5? If so, check out FIVERR, but warning, I spent over 2 hours going through this site my first time. It's amaz...

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booze

Government liquor stores (LDB) in British Columbia

February 13, 2015 | less than 1 minute read

This map of government liquor stores in British Columbia was originally posted to victoria.intoxicant.ca on May 18, 2012. After publishing a list of wineries...

B.C. wineries

October 10, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Wondering where to find a winery near you in British Columbia? Wonder no more! If you’re the owner of one of these wineries, and would like your business na...

B.C. Private liquor stores

September 08, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Ever wonder where you can find a B.C. private liquor store near you? Wonder no more! If you're the owner of one of these liquor stores, and would like your ...

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fundraiser

If only there was a United Way to contact them…

November 09, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

For three years I've heard an advertisement by the United Way on the radio in Victoria, BC. It claims that they help one in every three people in Victoria. T...

Evening to Inspire

October 06, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Tomorrow night will be the 3rd Evening to Inspire event, a fundraiser for the BC Children's hospital foundation. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S0PfPLBleY0 O...

Evening to inspire - Seat auction

September 25, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

I'm going to auction off one seat to the amazing Evening to Inspire event on October 7th. While the tickets are selling for $175/person, I will provide one t...

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cheap

looking for a cheap place to stay for two months

January 03, 2013 | less than 1 minute read

Someone wants to rent my condo short-term, so I'm looking for a cheap place to stay for two months. Priorities, in order of importance (but not required): B...

Hacking sub $10 gadgets

October 18, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

Even the most frugal of us now have the opportunity to hack, with the increase in sub $10 gadgets. I wrote a few weeks ago about the TI MSP430 for $4.30. Her...

What’s the cheapest North American meal?

November 24, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

After reading that the toast sandwich is officially the UK's cheapest meal, it made me wonder, what is the cheapest meal available in North America? Although...

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social media

Project - Help someone out

October 24, 2013 | 2 minute read

This post is about my latest project idea - Help someone out. Version 0.2 - Oct 24th 10:08am EST. Check back regularly, as I'll be updating this post based o...

Use social media as you want to

January 19, 2012 | 1 minute read

I see a lot of  unsolicited directions on how to use social media contextually; don't be negative with social media! Don't auto-DM! Give origina...

Your social network

December 09, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

As people are justifiably upset with the privacy issues around Facebook, and several friends have left that network altogether recently, I've been wondering ...

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travel

Looking for cheap flights?

July 11, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

If you frequently travel, that likely means you also frequently try to find the best flight deals. I often use Matrix, or Hipmunk when looking for cheap flig...

Profile: Mitch Altman, hacker.

June 29, 2012 | 1 minute read

I had the opportunity to meet Mitch Altman in Tokyo a few years ago, at the Tokyo hackerspace. Mitch is a rare breed; he's got world class level of smart...

Hidden gems in Victoria

March 19, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

Couchsurfing has a list of the top 50 "Best of Victoria" list. I also have a Facebook group called Victoria's Secrets to discuss these hidden gems. Are there...

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bitcoin

Another chance to consider Bitcoin

January 03, 2017 | 1 minute read

As we have economic uncertainty in several countries around the world, you have to think where the world's elite are looking to put their money, and there's ...

Big day for bitcoins!

March 19, 2013 | less than 1 minute read

If you've never heard of bitcoins, they are a decentralized digital currency based on an open-source, peer-to-peer internet protocol. It was introduced by a ...

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deals

Looking for cheap flights?

July 11, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

If you frequently travel, that likely means you also frequently try to find the best flight deals. I often use Matrix, or Hipmunk when looking for cheap flig...

Victoria Deals

December 27, 2010 | less than 1 minute read

Boxing day might be over, but everyone likes a deal. Earlier this year the creation of Groupon got a lot of hype. And when I say a lot here, I mean a huge v...

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music

Victoria’s Electronic Music Festival

July 31, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

If you're in Victoria this week-end, check out the VEMF today and tomorrow from noon until 10p.m. officially, and then there are a lot of after party venues....

Announcing the Victoria Pop Choir

January 11, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Nils Skalin is launching a Victoria Pop Choir. He says anyone can join, no matter what level of experience you have. He's created a Facebook group for those ...

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apartment

Ultra Modern Condo For Sale Downtown Victoria

July 27, 2015 | 2 minute read

I have a one bedroom condo for sale downtown Victoria priced at $239,999 $220,000. They say location is important in choosing real estate, this location is p...

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hackathon

Open Data Society of British Columbia

May 29, 2012 | 1 minute read

The current premier of British Columbia has committed to supporting the concept of Open Data by creating DataBC. Never before have British Columbians had acc...

OpenTransitDB is now live

January 25, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Last week-end I was a part of the OpenDataBC hackathon. This is where a group of people interested in using open data (data that was previously confidential,...

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collaboration

Your social network

December 09, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

As people are justifiably upset with the privacy issues around Facebook, and several friends have left that network altogether recently, I've been wondering ...

A sneak peak into Victoria’s secrets

January 29, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

This post will only be useful if you're in Victoria, and on Facebook, but I have created a Facebook group called "Victoria's secrets". Not related to the lin...

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secrets

Hidden gems in Victoria

March 19, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

Couchsurfing has a list of the top 50 "Best of Victoria" list. I also have a Facebook group called Victoria's Secrets to discuss these hidden gems. Are there...

A sneak peak into Victoria’s secrets

January 29, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

This post will only be useful if you're in Victoria, and on Facebook, but I have created a Facebook group called "Victoria's secrets". Not related to the lin...

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Google

A fight on Google’s street view

December 09, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

If you slowly scroll towards the two kids, and even passed them and look back, it appears as though you are watching the two boys walking, and get into a phy...

Replacing Google with DuckDuckGo

January 30, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

I wrote an article on PrivaSecTech last week about how Google is now filtering things the American movie and music industry want it to filter, and decided it...

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hackerspace

File -> Print -> Laser

February 05, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Turns out that is one of the options you have when participating in Victoria's Makerspace. I drove out today to the AGM, where it was also an open house and ...

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radio

If only there was a United Way to contact them…

November 09, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

For three years I've heard an advertisement by the United Way on the radio in Victoria, BC. It claims that they help one in every three people in Victoria. T...

Are you ready for live radio?

February 22, 2011 | 1 minute read

I've done several radio interviews now, first with the campaign to save the Canadian Pacific Lawn Bowling Club in 2008, and the last few years mostly for pr...

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TED

Idea: A game that offers real certifications?

November 14, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

After watching a TED talk by Jane McGonigal: Gaming can make a better world today, I immediately came up with an idea; what if while questing in a game you w...

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TEDx

The sharing of ideas

April 25, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

While ideas meetings started in Victoria over three years ago, and IdeaWave 2 years ago, there are now a bunch of other community based idea sharing groups i...

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poverty

What’s the cheapest North American meal?

November 24, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

After reading that the toast sandwich is officially the UK's cheapest meal, it made me wonder, what is the cheapest meal available in North America? Although...

What do you do that is interesting?

March 19, 2011 | 1 minute read

Since watching Christopher Bowers 2010 IdeaWave talk, I've tried to stop saying the standard hello/how are you if it's more than in passing, hoping to get so...

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social currency

The tender conscious of the herd

January 26, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

One of my younger brothers started a blog and I found a quote that really resonated with me, "[It] really wasn't a necessity. It was more of an atte...

What do you do that is interesting?

March 19, 2011 | 1 minute read

Since watching Christopher Bowers 2010 IdeaWave talk, I've tried to stop saying the standard hello/how are you if it's more than in passing, hoping to get so...

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volunteer

The Pathway Project

May 17, 2011 | 1 minute read

As I've been on both sides of the interview desk, I had the opportunity today to work with Jen and Randy last week who are doing amazing work at The Pathway...

What do you do that is interesting?

March 19, 2011 | 1 minute read

Since watching Christopher Bowers 2010 IdeaWave talk, I've tried to stop saying the standard hello/how are you if it's more than in passing, hoping to get so...

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election

Electoral Reform

April 10, 2013 | 2 minute read

Dear Elections BC; As we're about to head into another voting period in British Columbia, I wonder how long it will be until we see electoral reform. Since I...

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news

What media matters?

November 08, 2011 | 3 minute read

I recently had the opportunity to meet Bill Weaver, host of a popular annual retreat called Media That Matters. I know several people who have attended, from...

From press release to newspaper article

March 28, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

I read a press release on a tragic story earlier today from the Saanich police on a sexual assault that happened this week-end. A few hours later I came acro...

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www

@cqwww

August 08, 2011 | 2 minute read

I'm often asked what in the world "cqwww" means, and why I would have picked that for my twitter handle. I've been an amateur (ham) radio operator since arou...

Fix your website, please.

April 23, 2011 | 1 minute read

I'm not nearly as passionate about your website as you are. When I go to your website, I'm looking for only two things: consciously: I'm looking for content....

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#elxn41

The Canadian election issues that matter to me

April 23, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

I'm sending this to all registered political parties I can find in Canada. email kris at ideawave.ca with your party's perspective on any/all of these issues...

Does your vote count?

April 23, 2011 | 1 minute read

There are a lot of reasons to not be happy with the current political system, as I've mentioned, I  believe that electoral reform should be the main concern ...

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Pecha Kucha

The sharing of ideas

April 25, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

While ideas meetings started in Victoria over three years ago, and IdeaWave 2 years ago, there are now a bunch of other community based idea sharing groups i...

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sharing

Truth or Dare?

November 10, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

I asked "Truth or Dare?" on Facebook and Twitter yesterday. I've received over 50 comments between the two, so it seems like people want to play. I see there...

The sharing of ideas

April 25, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

While ideas meetings started in Victoria over three years ago, and IdeaWave 2 years ago, there are now a bunch of other community based idea sharing groups i...

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city of victoria

Parking Day - Victoria

May 09, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Last September I caught wind that there was going to a Parking day in Victoria, BC; so I applied for a parking spot and my application was accepted. As you m...

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PARK

Beacon Hill Goat Run

March 21, 2013 | less than 1 minute read

Every day at 10:10a.m. and 4:10p.m. you can catch the Beacon Hill Goat Run down at the Beacon Hill Children's Farm. http://youtu.be/oNk9eHk-Lrs http://www.yo...

Parking Day - Victoria

May 09, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Last September I caught wind that there was going to a Parking day in Victoria, BC; so I applied for a parking spot and my application was accepted. As you m...

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android

Creatively United Mobile Phone Photo-Art Show!

April 23, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

Last week-end I had the opportunity to have 3 of my photos shown at the first annual Creatively United Mobile Phone Photo-art show.   The photos had to...

Android app request - Rogers MY5 updater

May 29, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

In Canada, if you have Rogers wireless as your cellphone provider, they offer a My5 and My10 plan, where you list the 5 or 10 people you talk to the most, an...

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3d

Victoria’s Makerspace

September 14, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Victoria's makerspace is a community based tool collective. A group of us have put our cool tools all in one location, so you get the benefit of using other ...

Animated magic eye

May 30, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Have you ever seen a "magic eye" image? technically known as a stereogram? Today I discovered there is an animated one. Amazing!  

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co-working

Victoria co-working space

December 06, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Over the years, we've seen several co-working spaces come and go. We've not seen a model yet that we thought would survive, even from the beginning. Over 2 y...

Shared co-working space

June 01, 2011 | 1 minute read

A group of us from the Victoria - Ideas meetings have been talking for some time about getting a shared co-working space in Victoria. It is intended for thos...

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startup

Thinking and succeeding as a Modern Business

March 26, 2013 | 2 minute read

I often consult one-on-one with entrepreneurs, but recently I had the opportunity to speak to a room full of leaders in non-profit and social enterprise.  Di...

Shared co-working space

June 01, 2011 | 1 minute read

A group of us from the Victoria - Ideas meetings have been talking for some time about getting a shared co-working space in Victoria. It is intended for thos...

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hunger

What’s the cheapest North American meal?

November 24, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

After reading that the toast sandwich is officially the UK's cheapest meal, it made me wonder, what is the cheapest meal available in North America? Although...

Random acts of pizza

June 07, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Just in case you're losing faith in humanity, there's a subreddit to bring it all back. Random acts of pizza is for those that have fallen on hard times, as ...

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need

Can you afford to give up a few vegetables?

February 19, 2012 | 1 minute read

Thanks to Victoria city councilor Lisa Helps, I was made aware of a Victoria citizen who has made a request for vegetables. I can't imagine making such a...

Random acts of pizza

June 07, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Just in case you're losing faith in humanity, there's a subreddit to bring it all back. Random acts of pizza is for those that have fallen on hard times, as ...

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DIY

Victoria’s Makerspace

September 14, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Victoria's makerspace is a community based tool collective. A group of us have put our cool tools all in one location, so you get the benefit of using other ...

Microscope mod for your smartphone

June 26, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

With a $5 microscope and illuminator from Amazon.com, you can attach it to the case of your smartphone and take microscopic pictures! http://www.youtube.com/...

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arduino

Hacking sub $10 gadgets

October 18, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

Even the most frugal of us now have the opportunity to hack, with the increase in sub $10 gadgets. I wrote a few weeks ago about the TI MSP430 for $4.30. Her...

Ready to make your first interactive art display?

July 17, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

No matter what your background, this is your chance to learn the art side and the technical side of creating an interactive media exhibit! MediaNet is offeri...

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CW

Is morse code still alive?

November 07, 2011 | 1 minute read

I read an article in yesterday's Vancouver sun that is calling for the death knell of morse code, known by those in the amateur (ham) radio community as cont...

@cqwww

August 08, 2011 | 2 minute read

I'm often asked what in the world "cqwww" means, and why I would have picked that for my twitter handle. I've been an amateur (ham) radio operator since arou...

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ham radio

Is morse code still alive?

November 07, 2011 | 1 minute read

I read an article in yesterday's Vancouver sun that is calling for the death knell of morse code, known by those in the amateur (ham) radio community as cont...

@cqwww

August 08, 2011 | 2 minute read

I'm often asked what in the world "cqwww" means, and why I would have picked that for my twitter handle. I've been an amateur (ham) radio operator since arou...

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twitter

Use social media as you want to

January 19, 2012 | 1 minute read

I see a lot of  unsolicited directions on how to use social media contextually; don't be negative with social media! Don't auto-DM! Give origina...

#YYJ, the navigation aid on Saltspring Island

August 10, 2011 | 1 minute read

Twitter often uses airport codes as hashtags in municipal areas to build community, however the misuse of these codes can lead to technically incorrect resul...

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school

Free education online

January 06, 2013 | 4 minute read

I posted a couple days ago, a list of free university course aggregators. I've had several people contact me with individual sites (such as MIT Open CourseWa...

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university

Free university courses

January 02, 2013 | less than 1 minute read

I mentioned in August 2011 that Stanford started offering free university courses online for free. It's really exciting to see this trend spreading, most not...

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dinner

Black Tie Dinner II

November 09, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

On Tuesday, November 22, 7:00pm – 8:30pm,  don’t miss the much anticipated Black Tie Dinner II! This is a fun event where we’ll take over the new Burger King...

Black Tie Dinner

August 18, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

On September 6th, 2011 at 7p.m. don't miss our first ever Black Tie Dinner! This is a fun event where we'll take over the McDonald's at 980 Pandora avenue we...

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fine dining

Black Tie Dinner II

November 09, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

On Tuesday, November 22, 7:00pm – 8:30pm,  don’t miss the much anticipated Black Tie Dinner II! This is a fun event where we’ll take over the new Burger King...

Black Tie Dinner

August 18, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

On September 6th, 2011 at 7p.m. don't miss our first ever Black Tie Dinner! This is a fun event where we'll take over the McDonald's at 980 Pandora avenue we...

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flash dinner

Black Tie Dinner II

November 09, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

On Tuesday, November 22, 7:00pm – 8:30pm,  don’t miss the much anticipated Black Tie Dinner II! This is a fun event where we’ll take over the new Burger King...

Black Tie Dinner

August 18, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

On September 6th, 2011 at 7p.m. don't miss our first ever Black Tie Dinner! This is a fun event where we'll take over the McDonald's at 980 Pandora avenue we...

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Intrepid Theatre

25th Victoria Fringe launches today

August 23, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

After catching a couple fringe shows several years ago, I was fortunate enough to win a fringe "Superpass" at the after party, that would allow me to see all...

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alcohol

B.C. wineries

October 10, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Wondering where to find a winery near you in British Columbia? Wonder no more! If you’re the owner of one of these wineries, and would like your business na...

B.C. Private liquor stores

September 08, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Ever wonder where you can find a B.C. private liquor store near you? Wonder no more! If you're the owner of one of these liquor stores, and would like your ...

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build

Evening to inspire - Seat auction

September 25, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

I'm going to auction off one seat to the amazing Evening to Inspire event on October 7th. While the tickets are selling for $175/person, I will provide one t...

Victoria’s Makerspace

September 14, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Victoria's makerspace is a community based tool collective. A group of us have put our cool tools all in one location, so you get the benefit of using other ...

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hospital

Evening to Inspire

October 06, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Tomorrow night will be the 3rd Evening to Inspire event, a fundraiser for the BC Children's hospital foundation. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S0PfPLBleY0 O...

Evening to inspire - Seat auction

September 25, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

I'm going to auction off one seat to the amazing Evening to Inspire event on October 7th. While the tickets are selling for $175/person, I will provide one t...

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gala

Evening to Inspire

October 06, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Tomorrow night will be the 3rd Evening to Inspire event, a fundraiser for the BC Children's hospital foundation. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S0PfPLBleY0 O...

Artifact or artifiction

October 05, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Do you think you can tell the different between the real story about an artifact and a fake one? Would you like to enjoy some cocktails and food in the proce...

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children

Beacon Hill Goat Run

March 21, 2013 | less than 1 minute read

Every day at 10:10a.m. and 4:10p.m. you can catch the Beacon Hill Goat Run down at the Beacon Hill Children's Farm. http://youtu.be/oNk9eHk-Lrs http://www.yo...

Evening to Inspire

October 06, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Tomorrow night will be the 3rd Evening to Inspire event, a fundraiser for the BC Children's hospital foundation. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S0PfPLBleY0 O...

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give

Can you afford to give up a few vegetables?

February 19, 2012 | 1 minute read

Thanks to Victoria city councilor Lisa Helps, I was made aware of a Victoria citizen who has made a request for vegetables. I can't imagine making such a...

Evening to Inspire

October 06, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Tomorrow night will be the 3rd Evening to Inspire event, a fundraiser for the BC Children's hospital foundation. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S0PfPLBleY0 O...

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wine

B.C. wineries

October 10, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Wondering where to find a winery near you in British Columbia? Wonder no more! If you’re the owner of one of these wineries, and would like your business na...

Libation calendar

October 07, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

I've started a Victoria libation calendar. If you're aware of events around beverages that are fermented ot distilled in Victoria, contact me for edit access...

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LDB

Government liquor stores (LDB) in British Columbia

February 13, 2015 | less than 1 minute read

This map of government liquor stores in British Columbia was originally posted to victoria.intoxicant.ca on May 18, 2012. After publishing a list of wineries...

B.C. wineries

October 10, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Wondering where to find a winery near you in British Columbia? Wonder no more! If you’re the owner of one of these wineries, and would like your business na...

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fresh

What produce is in season?

April 06, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

Thanks to a conversation with Janice M and Maryanne C, a couple of Victoria's food experts and friends, I was pointed to a list of all of the fresh produce t...

Apple harvest and pie tasting

October 14, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Tomorrow morning the Moss street market will be hosting their second annual pie tasting. Show up by 10:30am, and for only $5 you can taste three of the pies....

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Christmas

Merry Xmas

December 24, 2018 | less than 1 minute read

For years, I've said Merry Xmas, to the ire of many Christians in my life. This year, I present: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xmas which explains how Χριστό...

Christmas comes from a mushroom?

November 01, 2011 | 2 minute read

I have a few friends who are serious mushroom pickers on Vancouver island, who are very busy, as this is the season. I've been spoiled, I must have eaten a d...

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amateur

Put a man in space? pfffht!

December 31, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

My friend Nick Farr and team have recently started Copenhagen Suborbitals which plan on launching a human into space. I'm lucky to know a lot of really talen...

Is morse code still alive?

November 07, 2011 | 1 minute read

I read an article in yesterday's Vancouver sun that is calling for the death knell of morse code, known by those in the amateur (ham) radio community as cont...

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data

Open Data Society of British Columbia

May 29, 2012 | 1 minute read

The current premier of British Columbia has committed to supporting the concept of Open Data by creating DataBC. Never before have British Columbians had acc...

If only there was a United Way to contact them…

November 09, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

For three years I've heard an advertisement by the United Way on the radio in Victoria, BC. It claims that they help one in every three people in Victoria. T...

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support

Can you afford to give up a few vegetables?

February 19, 2012 | 1 minute read

Thanks to Victoria city councilor Lisa Helps, I was made aware of a Victoria citizen who has made a request for vegetables. I can't imagine making such a...

If only there was a United Way to contact them…

November 09, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

For three years I've heard an advertisement by the United Way on the radio in Victoria, BC. It claims that they help one in every three people in Victoria. T...

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crowd

Use social media as you want to

January 19, 2012 | 1 minute read

I see a lot of  unsolicited directions on how to use social media contextually; don't be negative with social media! Don't auto-DM! Give origina...

Black Tie Dinner II

November 09, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

On Tuesday, November 22, 7:00pm – 8:30pm,  don’t miss the much anticipated Black Tie Dinner II! This is a fun event where we’ll take over the new Burger King...

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prohibition

Welcome to the New Amsterdam

March 16, 2012 | 1 minute read

Victoria has always been a tourist city, but for the first time in a long time, that is going to hit new heights. We have a new city council, lead once again...

Canada’s polygamy laws ruling released today

November 23, 2011 | 2 minute read

Today, Canada's polygamy laws were upheld by the Supreme court. I wonder how many guys are reading this today and are like,"My wives are gunna be upset about...

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currency

Use social media as you want to

January 19, 2012 | 1 minute read

I see a lot of  unsolicited directions on how to use social media contextually; don't be negative with social media! Don't auto-DM! Give origina...

What good is your roll of change?

December 21, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Not much, according to London Drugs. I had the misunderstanding that change had to be accepted, up to certain maximums that it's not excessive. In Canada thi...

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hypnagogia

How well do you sleep?

December 30, 2011 | 2 minute read

I've been curious for a while about my sleeping habits, as an entrepreneur on my own schedule, I don't use an alarm clock unless I have to. As a result, my s...

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sleep

How well do you sleep?

December 30, 2011 | 2 minute read

I've been curious for a while about my sleeping habits, as an entrepreneur on my own schedule, I don't use an alarm clock unless I have to. As a result, my s...

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explore

Hidden gems in Victoria

March 19, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

Couchsurfing has a list of the top 50 "Best of Victoria" list. I also have a Facebook group called Victoria's Secrets to discuss these hidden gems. Are there...

Put a man in space? pfffht!

December 31, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

My friend Nick Farr and team have recently started Copenhagen Suborbitals which plan on launching a human into space. I'm lucky to know a lot of really talen...

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religion

Finding Purpose

September 25, 2018 | less than 1 minute read

Yesterday I had the pleasure of catching up with my friend Kerry, a Tibetan Buddhist Nun. This was an impromptu video where I pressed record, asked for a one...

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ASC

ASC in Vancouver

November 03, 2014 | 1 minute read

UPDATE! As we're still receiving $50 entries from people wanting to be awesomites, we're moving the event to January 28th, 2015. The call for submissions is ...

Innovation month in Victoria

January 29, 2012 | 2 minute read

I declare February as Innovation Month. If you've had a really good idea for years you've been sitting on, or just had an epiphany now, there is no better ti...

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Awesome shit club

ASC in Vancouver

November 03, 2014 | 1 minute read

UPDATE! As we're still receiving $50 entries from people wanting to be awesomites, we're moving the event to January 28th, 2015. The call for submissions is ...

Innovation month in Victoria

January 29, 2012 | 2 minute read

I declare February as Innovation Month. If you've had a really good idea for years you've been sitting on, or just had an epiphany now, there is no better ti...

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help

Job Jar is looking for alpha testers

June 06, 2013 | 1 minute read

In the software development lifecycle, the alpha stage is when you have your minimal viable product (MVP) and are ready for testing. This means things will l...

Can you afford to give up a few vegetables?

February 19, 2012 | 1 minute read

Thanks to Victoria city councilor Lisa Helps, I was made aware of a Victoria citizen who has made a request for vegetables. I can't imagine making such a...

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vegetables

What produce is in season?

April 06, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

Thanks to a conversation with Janice M and Maryanne C, a couple of Victoria's food experts and friends, I was pointed to a list of all of the fresh produce t...

Can you afford to give up a few vegetables?

February 19, 2012 | 1 minute read

Thanks to Victoria city councilor Lisa Helps, I was made aware of a Victoria citizen who has made a request for vegetables. I can't imagine making such a...

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Blue bridge

The blue bridge is down

February 23, 2013 | 1 minute read

As I bicycled towards the Johnson street blue bridge in the rain this afternoon, it was up as a barge was going through. Traffic was backed up East of Swans ...

Feeling blue, at the end of an era…

February 22, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

After ~87 years, the Johnson street bridge in Victoria, also known as the blue bridge, is being dismantled. You can read the details on the city of Victoria ...

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Johnson street

The blue bridge is down

February 23, 2013 | 1 minute read

As I bicycled towards the Johnson street blue bridge in the rain this afternoon, it was up as a barge was going through. Traffic was backed up East of Swans ...

Feeling blue, at the end of an era…

February 22, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

After ~87 years, the Johnson street bridge in Victoria, also known as the blue bridge, is being dismantled. You can read the details on the city of Victoria ...

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local

Fruits and vegetables in Vancouver

September 16, 2014 | less than 1 minute read

I was wondering where to buy my fruits and vegetables in Vancouver, and I realize knowing where is cheaper at any given time is a problem that is still not s...

What produce is in season?

April 06, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

Thanks to a conversation with Janice M and Maryanne C, a couple of Victoria's food experts and friends, I was pointed to a list of all of the fresh produce t...

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season

Fruits and vegetables in Vancouver

September 16, 2014 | less than 1 minute read

I was wondering where to buy my fruits and vegetables in Vancouver, and I realize knowing where is cheaper at any given time is a problem that is still not s...

What produce is in season?

April 06, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

Thanks to a conversation with Janice M and Maryanne C, a couple of Victoria's food experts and friends, I was pointed to a list of all of the fresh produce t...

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online

Free education online

January 06, 2013 | 4 minute read

I posted a couple days ago, a list of free university course aggregators. I've had several people contact me with individual sites (such as MIT Open CourseWa...

Free university courses

January 02, 2013 | less than 1 minute read

I mentioned in August 2011 that Stanford started offering free university courses online for free. It's really exciting to see this trend spreading, most not...

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condo

Ultra Modern Condo For Sale Downtown Victoria

July 27, 2015 | 2 minute read

I have a one bedroom condo for sale downtown Victoria priced at $239,999 $220,000. They say location is important in choosing real estate, this location is p...

looking for a cheap place to stay for two months

January 03, 2013 | less than 1 minute read

Someone wants to rent my condo short-term, so I'm looking for a cheap place to stay for two months. Priorities, in order of importance (but not required): B...

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for sale

Ultra Modern Condo For Sale Downtown Victoria

July 27, 2015 | 2 minute read

I have a one bedroom condo for sale downtown Victoria priced at $239,999 $220,000. They say location is important in choosing real estate, this location is p...

CPR Partners desk for sale

July 27, 2014 | less than 1 minute read

I'm selling my (Canadian Pacific Railway) CPR Partners desk. It's the nicest desk I've ever owned, I refinished it myself. It is from pre-World War I (approx...

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BTC

Another chance to consider Bitcoin

January 03, 2017 | 1 minute read

As we have economic uncertainty in several countries around the world, you have to think where the world's elite are looking to put their money, and there's ...

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DTES

Carfentanil found in Vancouver region

October 19, 2018 | less than 1 minute read

Here in Vancouver, specifically in the downtown eastside (DTES), on average two people are dying from an overdose per day, because of fentanyl. Fentanyl is r...

Met a woman on a bench here in…

October 03, 2018 | less than 1 minute read

Met a woman on a bench here in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver. She went from homeless to an SRO recently, as she had a double mastectomy and needed the s...

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homebrew

Homebrew Korea: ‘Brew Your Best’ Fest

November 18, 2010 | less than 1 minute read

If you're in Seoul, Korea this week-end, stop by the Homebrew Korea's Brew Your Best Fest! For only 25,000won it's an all you can eat and drink event! I've b...

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homebrew korea

Homebrew Korea: ‘Brew Your Best’ Fest

November 18, 2010 | less than 1 minute read

If you're in Seoul, Korea this week-end, stop by the Homebrew Korea's Brew Your Best Fest! For only 25,000won it's an all you can eat and drink event! I've b...

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judging

Homebrew Korea: ‘Brew Your Best’ Fest

November 18, 2010 | less than 1 minute read

If you're in Seoul, Korea this week-end, stop by the Homebrew Korea's Brew Your Best Fest! For only 25,000won it's an all you can eat and drink event! I've b...

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Octoberfest

Homebrew Korea: ‘Brew Your Best’ Fest

November 18, 2010 | less than 1 minute read

If you're in Seoul, Korea this week-end, stop by the Homebrew Korea's Brew Your Best Fest! For only 25,000won it's an all you can eat and drink event! I've b...

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rob titley

Homebrew Korea: ‘Brew Your Best’ Fest

November 18, 2010 | less than 1 minute read

If you're in Seoul, Korea this week-end, stop by the Homebrew Korea's Brew Your Best Fest! For only 25,000won it's an all you can eat and drink event! I've b...

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Seoul

Homebrew Korea: ‘Brew Your Best’ Fest

November 18, 2010 | less than 1 minute read

If you're in Seoul, Korea this week-end, stop by the Homebrew Korea's Brew Your Best Fest! For only 25,000won it's an all you can eat and drink event! I've b...

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differences

Korea

November 23, 2010 | 1 minute read

I spent the last week in Suwon and Seoul, here are a few items I felt worthy of note: * English is rare * The bus system is not in English except at main sta...

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hints

Korea

November 23, 2010 | 1 minute read

I spent the last week in Suwon and Seoul, here are a few items I felt worthy of note: * English is rare * The bus system is not in English except at main sta...

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Korea

Korea

November 23, 2010 | 1 minute read

I spent the last week in Suwon and Seoul, here are a few items I felt worthy of note: * English is rare * The bus system is not in English except at main sta...

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tourist

Korea

November 23, 2010 | 1 minute read

I spent the last week in Suwon and Seoul, here are a few items I felt worthy of note: * English is rare * The bus system is not in English except at main sta...

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visit

Korea

November 23, 2010 | 1 minute read

I spent the last week in Suwon and Seoul, here are a few items I felt worthy of note: * English is rare * The bus system is not in English except at main sta...

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bargain

Victoria Deals

December 27, 2010 | less than 1 minute read

Boxing day might be over, but everyone likes a deal. Earlier this year the creation of Groupon got a lot of hype. And when I say a lot here, I mean a huge v...

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Groupon

Victoria Deals

December 27, 2010 | less than 1 minute read

Boxing day might be over, but everyone likes a deal. Earlier this year the creation of Groupon got a lot of hype. And when I say a lot here, I mean a huge v...

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shopping

Victoria Deals

December 27, 2010 | less than 1 minute read

Boxing day might be over, but everyone likes a deal. Earlier this year the creation of Groupon got a lot of hype. And when I say a lot here, I mean a huge v...

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certifications

New years resolution? Get some new wallpaper!

January 01, 2011 | 1 minute read

About 7 years ago I got my Canadian amateur radio certificate, and discovered the world of ham radio awards and contests. In Canada, there are over 50 award...

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growth

New years resolution? Get some new wallpaper!

January 01, 2011 | 1 minute read

About 7 years ago I got my Canadian amateur radio certificate, and discovered the world of ham radio awards and contests. In Canada, there are over 50 award...

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self development

New years resolution? Get some new wallpaper!

January 01, 2011 | 1 minute read

About 7 years ago I got my Canadian amateur radio certificate, and discovered the world of ham radio awards and contests. In Canada, there are over 50 award...

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choir

Announcing the Victoria Pop Choir

January 11, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Nils Skalin is launching a Victoria Pop Choir. He says anyone can join, no matter what level of experience you have. He's created a Facebook group for those ...

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Nils Skalin

Announcing the Victoria Pop Choir

January 11, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Nils Skalin is launching a Victoria Pop Choir. He says anyone can join, no matter what level of experience you have. He's created a Facebook group for those ...

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Pop

Announcing the Victoria Pop Choir

January 11, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Nils Skalin is launching a Victoria Pop Choir. He says anyone can join, no matter what level of experience you have. He's created a Facebook group for those ...

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bad dog

What do you do when no one is looking?

January 16, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Reddit pointed to this imgur image entitled "My wife made her wear this as punishment": and it made me recall some of the not-so-socially-acceptable thing...

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comic

What do you do when no one is looking?

January 16, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Reddit pointed to this imgur image entitled "My wife made her wear this as punishment": and it made me recall some of the not-so-socially-acceptable thing...

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funny

What do you do when no one is looking?

January 16, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Reddit pointed to this imgur image entitled "My wife made her wear this as punishment": and it made me recall some of the not-so-socially-acceptable thing...

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punishment

What do you do when no one is looking?

January 16, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Reddit pointed to this imgur image entitled "My wife made her wear this as punishment": and it made me recall some of the not-so-socially-acceptable thing...

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sneaky

What do you do when no one is looking?

January 16, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Reddit pointed to this imgur image entitled "My wife made her wear this as punishment": and it made me recall some of the not-so-socially-acceptable thing...

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firearms

Isn’t blaming the weapon a little premature?

January 18, 2011 | 1 minute read

I just read the Victoria Police Department's press release regarding the attempted murder of Cst. Lane Douglas-Hunt yesterday. It makes me angry, frustrated,...

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knives

Isn’t blaming the weapon a little premature?

January 18, 2011 | 1 minute read

I just read the Victoria Police Department's press release regarding the attempted murder of Cst. Lane Douglas-Hunt yesterday. It makes me angry, frustrated,...

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mental illness

Isn’t blaming the weapon a little premature?

January 18, 2011 | 1 minute read

I just read the Victoria Police Department's press release regarding the attempted murder of Cst. Lane Douglas-Hunt yesterday. It makes me angry, frustrated,...

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Victoria Police

Isn’t blaming the weapon a little premature?

January 18, 2011 | 1 minute read

I just read the Victoria Police Department's press release regarding the attempted murder of Cst. Lane Douglas-Hunt yesterday. It makes me angry, frustrated,...

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violence

Isn’t blaming the weapon a little premature?

January 18, 2011 | 1 minute read

I just read the Victoria Police Department's press release regarding the attempted murder of Cst. Lane Douglas-Hunt yesterday. It makes me angry, frustrated,...

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house

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housing

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rent

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opendata

OpenTransitDB is now live

January 25, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Last week-end I was a part of the OpenDataBC hackathon. This is where a group of people interested in using open data (data that was previously confidential,...

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opengov

OpenTransitDB is now live

January 25, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Last week-end I was a part of the OpenDataBC hackathon. This is where a group of people interested in using open data (data that was previously confidential,...

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abuse

The corruption pyramid in Egypt

January 28, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

The vast majority of the internet was shut off in Egypt yesterday. (graph). Wikileaks has responded with a bunch of Egypt related cables. A cablesearch.org s...

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brutality

The corruption pyramid in Egypt

January 28, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

The vast majority of the internet was shut off in Egypt yesterday. (graph). Wikileaks has responded with a bunch of Egypt related cables. A cablesearch.org s...

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Egypt

The corruption pyramid in Egypt

January 28, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

The vast majority of the internet was shut off in Egypt yesterday. (graph). Wikileaks has responded with a bunch of Egypt related cables. A cablesearch.org s...

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power

The corruption pyramid in Egypt

January 28, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

The vast majority of the internet was shut off in Egypt yesterday. (graph). Wikileaks has responded with a bunch of Egypt related cables. A cablesearch.org s...

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wikileaks

The corruption pyramid in Egypt

January 28, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

The vast majority of the internet was shut off in Egypt yesterday. (graph). Wikileaks has responded with a bunch of Egypt related cables. A cablesearch.org s...

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hidden gems

A sneak peak into Victoria’s secrets

January 29, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

This post will only be useful if you're in Victoria, and on Facebook, but I have created a Facebook group called "Victoria's secrets". Not related to the lin...

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DuckDuckGo

Replacing Google with DuckDuckGo

January 30, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

I wrote an article on PrivaSecTech last week about how Google is now filtering things the American movie and music industry want it to filter, and decided it...

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personal information

Replacing Google with DuckDuckGo

January 30, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

I wrote an article on PrivaSecTech last week about how Google is now filtering things the American movie and music industry want it to filter, and decided it...

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PII

Replacing Google with DuckDuckGo

January 30, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

I wrote an article on PrivaSecTech last week about how Google is now filtering things the American movie and music industry want it to filter, and decided it...

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search engine

Replacing Google with DuckDuckGo

January 30, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

I wrote an article on PrivaSecTech last week about how Google is now filtering things the American movie and music industry want it to filter, and decided it...

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challenge

Ready to challenge yourself?

February 03, 2011 | 1 minute read

A few friends and I have been working through self imposed self-development processes. Weekly we challenge ourselves to step out of our comfort zone to learn...

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comfort zone

Ready to challenge yourself?

February 03, 2011 | 1 minute read

A few friends and I have been working through self imposed self-development processes. Weekly we challenge ourselves to step out of our comfort zone to learn...

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fear

Ready to challenge yourself?

February 03, 2011 | 1 minute read

A few friends and I have been working through self imposed self-development processes. Weekly we challenge ourselves to step out of our comfort zone to learn...

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friends

Ready to challenge yourself?

February 03, 2011 | 1 minute read

A few friends and I have been working through self imposed self-development processes. Weekly we challenge ourselves to step out of our comfort zone to learn...

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self-assessment

Ready to challenge yourself?

February 03, 2011 | 1 minute read

A few friends and I have been working through self imposed self-development processes. Weekly we challenge ourselves to step out of our comfort zone to learn...

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self-development

Ready to challenge yourself?

February 03, 2011 | 1 minute read

A few friends and I have been working through self imposed self-development processes. Weekly we challenge ourselves to step out of our comfort zone to learn...

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hacking

File -> Print -> Laser

February 05, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Turns out that is one of the options you have when participating in Victoria's Makerspace. I drove out today to the AGM, where it was also an open house and ...

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hardware

File -> Print -> Laser

February 05, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Turns out that is one of the options you have when participating in Victoria's Makerspace. I drove out today to the AGM, where it was also an open house and ...

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lab

File -> Print -> Laser

February 05, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Turns out that is one of the options you have when participating in Victoria's Makerspace. I drove out today to the AGM, where it was also an open house and ...

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maker faire

File -> Print -> Laser

February 05, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Turns out that is one of the options you have when participating in Victoria's Makerspace. I drove out today to the AGM, where it was also an open house and ...

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AM

Are you ready for live radio?

February 22, 2011 | 1 minute read

I've done several radio interviews now, first with the campaign to save the Canadian Pacific Lawn Bowling Club in 2008, and the last few years mostly for pr...

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CFAX

Are you ready for live radio?

February 22, 2011 | 1 minute read

I've done several radio interviews now, first with the campaign to save the Canadian Pacific Lawn Bowling Club in 2008, and the last few years mostly for pr...

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ham

Are you ready for live radio?

February 22, 2011 | 1 minute read

I've done several radio interviews now, first with the campaign to save the Canadian Pacific Lawn Bowling Club in 2008, and the last few years mostly for pr...

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practice

Are you ready for live radio?

February 22, 2011 | 1 minute read

I've done several radio interviews now, first with the campaign to save the Canadian Pacific Lawn Bowling Club in 2008, and the last few years mostly for pr...

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tips

Are you ready for live radio?

February 22, 2011 | 1 minute read

I've done several radio interviews now, first with the campaign to save the Canadian Pacific Lawn Bowling Club in 2008, and the last few years mostly for pr...

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VE7BNE

Are you ready for live radio?

February 22, 2011 | 1 minute read

I've done several radio interviews now, first with the campaign to save the Canadian Pacific Lawn Bowling Club in 2008, and the last few years mostly for pr...

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IdeaCity

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TEDActive

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TEDxJuanDeFuca

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isohumulones

Don’t let the sun skunk your next beer

March 06, 2011 | 1 minute read

Ultraviolet (UV) light is the enemy of beer. The more UV a bottle will block, the less likely your beer is to go skunky, otherwise known as light struck fla...

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ultraviolet

Don’t let the sun skunk your next beer

March 06, 2011 | 1 minute read

Ultraviolet (UV) light is the enemy of beer. The more UV a bottle will block, the less likely your beer is to go skunky, otherwise known as light struck fla...

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UV

Don’t let the sun skunk your next beer

March 06, 2011 | 1 minute read

Ultraviolet (UV) light is the enemy of beer. The more UV a bottle will block, the less likely your beer is to go skunky, otherwise known as light struck fla...

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depth

What do you do that is interesting?

March 19, 2011 | 1 minute read

Since watching Christopher Bowers 2010 IdeaWave talk, I've tried to stop saying the standard hello/how are you if it's more than in passing, hoping to get so...

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discussion

What do you do that is interesting?

March 19, 2011 | 1 minute read

Since watching Christopher Bowers 2010 IdeaWave talk, I've tried to stop saying the standard hello/how are you if it's more than in passing, hoping to get so...

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greetings

What do you do that is interesting?

March 19, 2011 | 1 minute read

Since watching Christopher Bowers 2010 IdeaWave talk, I've tried to stop saying the standard hello/how are you if it's more than in passing, hoping to get so...

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homeless

What do you do that is interesting?

March 19, 2011 | 1 minute read

Since watching Christopher Bowers 2010 IdeaWave talk, I've tried to stop saying the standard hello/how are you if it's more than in passing, hoping to get so...

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Katie DeRosa

What do you do that is interesting?

March 19, 2011 | 1 minute read

Since watching Christopher Bowers 2010 IdeaWave talk, I've tried to stop saying the standard hello/how are you if it's more than in passing, hoping to get so...

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electoral reform

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federal

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copying

From press release to newspaper article

March 28, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

I read a press release on a tragic story earlier today from the Saanich police on a sexual assault that happened this week-end. A few hours later I came acro...

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plagerism

From press release to newspaper article

March 28, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

I read a press release on a tragic story earlier today from the Saanich police on a sexual assault that happened this week-end. A few hours later I came acro...

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press

From press release to newspaper article

March 28, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

I read a press release on a tragic story earlier today from the Saanich police on a sexual assault that happened this week-end. A few hours later I came acro...

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press release

From press release to newspaper article

March 28, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

I read a press release on a tragic story earlier today from the Saanich police on a sexual assault that happened this week-end. A few hours later I came acro...

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compliance

Fix your website, please.

April 23, 2011 | 1 minute read

I'm not nearly as passionate about your website as you are. When I go to your website, I'm looking for only two things: consciously: I'm looking for content....

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HTML

Fix your website, please.

April 23, 2011 | 1 minute read

I'm not nearly as passionate about your website as you are. When I go to your website, I'm looking for only two things: consciously: I'm looking for content....

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popups

Fix your website, please.

April 23, 2011 | 1 minute read

I'm not nearly as passionate about your website as you are. When I go to your website, I'm looking for only two things: consciously: I'm looking for content....

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W3

Fix your website, please.

April 23, 2011 | 1 minute read

I'm not nearly as passionate about your website as you are. When I go to your website, I'm looking for only two things: consciously: I'm looking for content....

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web

Fix your website, please.

April 23, 2011 | 1 minute read

I'm not nearly as passionate about your website as you are. When I go to your website, I'm looking for only two things: consciously: I'm looking for content....

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ballot

Does your vote count?

April 23, 2011 | 1 minute read

There are a lot of reasons to not be happy with the current political system, as I've mentioned, I  believe that electoral reform should be the main concern ...

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students

Does your vote count?

April 23, 2011 | 1 minute read

There are a lot of reasons to not be happy with the current political system, as I've mentioned, I  believe that electoral reform should be the main concern ...

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vote

Does your vote count?

April 23, 2011 | 1 minute read

There are a lot of reasons to not be happy with the current political system, as I've mentioned, I  believe that electoral reform should be the main concern ...

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youth

Does your vote count?

April 23, 2011 | 1 minute read

There are a lot of reasons to not be happy with the current political system, as I've mentioned, I  believe that electoral reform should be the main concern ...

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ideas meetings

The sharing of ideas

April 25, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

While ideas meetings started in Victoria over three years ago, and IdeaWave 2 years ago, there are now a bunch of other community based idea sharing groups i...

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lawn bowling

Parking Day - Victoria

May 09, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Last September I caught wind that there was going to a Parking day in Victoria, BC; so I applied for a parking spot and my application was accepted. As you m...

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Parking Day - Victoria

May 09, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Last September I caught wind that there was going to a Parking day in Victoria, BC; so I applied for a parking spot and my application was accepted. As you m...

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@shawinfo

Shaw.ca breaking the internet

May 11, 2011 | 5 minute read

On the internet, network services are commonly defined by the port they use. For example, when you are on a website, you're typically connected to port 80 of...

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accountability

Shaw.ca breaking the internet

May 11, 2011 | 5 minute read

On the internet, network services are commonly defined by the port they use. For example, when you are on a website, you're typically connected to port 80 of...

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CIRA

Shaw.ca breaking the internet

May 11, 2011 | 5 minute read

On the internet, network services are commonly defined by the port they use. For example, when you are on a website, you're typically connected to port 80 of...

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CRTC

Shaw.ca breaking the internet

May 11, 2011 | 5 minute read

On the internet, network services are commonly defined by the port they use. For example, when you are on a website, you're typically connected to port 80 of...

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governance

Shaw.ca breaking the internet

May 11, 2011 | 5 minute read

On the internet, network services are commonly defined by the port they use. For example, when you are on a website, you're typically connected to port 80 of...

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internet

Shaw.ca breaking the internet

May 11, 2011 | 5 minute read

On the internet, network services are commonly defined by the port they use. For example, when you are on a website, you're typically connected to port 80 of...

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ISP

Shaw.ca breaking the internet

May 11, 2011 | 5 minute read

On the internet, network services are commonly defined by the port they use. For example, when you are on a website, you're typically connected to port 80 of...

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openness

Shaw.ca breaking the internet

May 11, 2011 | 5 minute read

On the internet, network services are commonly defined by the port they use. For example, when you are on a website, you're typically connected to port 80 of...

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port 25

Shaw.ca breaking the internet

May 11, 2011 | 5 minute read

On the internet, network services are commonly defined by the port they use. For example, when you are on a website, you're typically connected to port 80 of...

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Shaw

Shaw.ca breaking the internet

May 11, 2011 | 5 minute read

On the internet, network services are commonly defined by the port they use. For example, when you are on a website, you're typically connected to port 80 of...

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smtp

Shaw.ca breaking the internet

May 11, 2011 | 5 minute read

On the internet, network services are commonly defined by the port they use. For example, when you are on a website, you're typically connected to port 80 of...

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Telus

Shaw.ca breaking the internet

May 11, 2011 | 5 minute read

On the internet, network services are commonly defined by the port they use. For example, when you are on a website, you're typically connected to port 80 of...

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interviewing

The Pathway Project

May 17, 2011 | 1 minute read

As I've been on both sides of the interview desk, I had the opportunity today to work with Jen and Randy last week who are doing amazing work at The Pathway...

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The Pathway Project

May 17, 2011 | 1 minute read

As I've been on both sides of the interview desk, I had the opportunity today to work with Jen and Randy last week who are doing amazing work at The Pathway...

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The Pathway Project

May 17, 2011 | 1 minute read

As I've been on both sides of the interview desk, I had the opportunity today to work with Jen and Randy last week who are doing amazing work at The Pathway...

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Android app request - Rogers MY5 updater

May 29, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

In Canada, if you have Rogers wireless as your cellphone provider, they offer a My5 and My10 plan, where you list the 5 or 10 people you talk to the most, an...

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Android app request - Rogers MY5 updater

May 29, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

In Canada, if you have Rogers wireless as your cellphone provider, they offer a My5 and My10 plan, where you list the 5 or 10 people you talk to the most, an...

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wireless

Android app request - Rogers MY5 updater

May 29, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

In Canada, if you have Rogers wireless as your cellphone provider, they offer a My5 and My10 plan, where you list the 5 or 10 people you talk to the most, an...

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Animated magic eye

May 30, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Have you ever seen a "magic eye" image? technically known as a stereogram? Today I discovered there is an animated one. Amazing!  

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Animated magic eye

May 30, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Have you ever seen a "magic eye" image? technically known as a stereogram? Today I discovered there is an animated one. Amazing!  

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Animated magic eye

May 30, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Have you ever seen a "magic eye" image? technically known as a stereogram? Today I discovered there is an animated one. Amazing!  

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stereogram

Animated magic eye

May 30, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Have you ever seen a "magic eye" image? technically known as a stereogram? Today I discovered there is an animated one. Amazing!  

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Browser plugin request: Media tab

May 30, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

While I often have over 50 tabs running in Firefox or Chrome, sometimes one or two will start playing audio or video, and there is no easy way to know which ...

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Browser plugin request: Media tab

May 30, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

While I often have over 50 tabs running in Firefox or Chrome, sometimes one or two will start playing audio or video, and there is no easy way to know which ...

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extension

Browser plugin request: Media tab

May 30, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

While I often have over 50 tabs running in Firefox or Chrome, sometimes one or two will start playing audio or video, and there is no easy way to know which ...

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idea

Browser plugin request: Media tab

May 30, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

While I often have over 50 tabs running in Firefox or Chrome, sometimes one or two will start playing audio or video, and there is no easy way to know which ...

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plugin

Browser plugin request: Media tab

May 30, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

While I often have over 50 tabs running in Firefox or Chrome, sometimes one or two will start playing audio or video, and there is no easy way to know which ...

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vlc

Browser plugin request: Media tab

May 30, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

While I often have over 50 tabs running in Firefox or Chrome, sometimes one or two will start playing audio or video, and there is no easy way to know which ...

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optical illusion

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biz

Shared co-working space

June 01, 2011 | 1 minute read

A group of us from the Victoria - Ideas meetings have been talking for some time about getting a shared co-working space in Victoria. It is intended for thos...

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business

Shared co-working space

June 01, 2011 | 1 minute read

A group of us from the Victoria - Ideas meetings have been talking for some time about getting a shared co-working space in Victoria. It is intended for thos...

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shared space

Shared co-working space

June 01, 2011 | 1 minute read

A group of us from the Victoria - Ideas meetings have been talking for some time about getting a shared co-working space in Victoria. It is intended for thos...

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starts

Shared co-working space

June 01, 2011 | 1 minute read

A group of us from the Victoria - Ideas meetings have been talking for some time about getting a shared co-working space in Victoria. It is intended for thos...

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headphones

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canada geese

Western Canada in a picture

June 06, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

I managed to take this picture yesterday on Mayne island. I think it summarizes Western Canada quite well.  

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Western Canada in a picture

June 06, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

I managed to take this picture yesterday on Mayne island. I think it summarizes Western Canada quite well.  

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Western Canada in a picture

June 06, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

I managed to take this picture yesterday on Mayne island. I think it summarizes Western Canada quite well.  

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Mayne island

Western Canada in a picture

June 06, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

I managed to take this picture yesterday on Mayne island. I think it summarizes Western Canada quite well.  

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Western Canada in a picture

June 06, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

I managed to take this picture yesterday on Mayne island. I think it summarizes Western Canada quite well.  

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Western Canada in a picture

June 06, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

I managed to take this picture yesterday on Mayne island. I think it summarizes Western Canada quite well.  

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Western Canada in a picture

June 06, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

I managed to take this picture yesterday on Mayne island. I think it summarizes Western Canada quite well.  

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Western Canada in a picture

June 06, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

I managed to take this picture yesterday on Mayne island. I think it summarizes Western Canada quite well.  

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Atomic Vaudeville

Missing Vishnu Veil

June 06, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

This is my favourite loop I've created thus far. If you put it on loop, you can (and I have) listened to it for hours. Let me know what you think! </embed...

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Bollywood Batman

Missing Vishnu Veil

June 06, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

This is my favourite loop I've created thus far. If you put it on loop, you can (and I have) listened to it for hours. Let me know what you think! </embed...

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chill

Missing Vishnu Veil

June 06, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

This is my favourite loop I've created thus far. If you put it on loop, you can (and I have) listened to it for hours. Let me know what you think! </embed...

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loop

Missing Vishnu Veil

June 06, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

This is my favourite loop I've created thus far. If you put it on loop, you can (and I have) listened to it for hours. Let me know what you think! </embed...

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Vishnu Veil

Missing Vishnu Veil

June 06, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

This is my favourite loop I've created thus far. If you put it on loop, you can (and I have) listened to it for hours. Let me know what you think! </embed...

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humanity

Random acts of pizza

June 07, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Just in case you're losing faith in humanity, there's a subreddit to bring it all back. Random acts of pizza is for those that have fallen on hard times, as ...

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kindness

Random acts of pizza

June 07, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Just in case you're losing faith in humanity, there's a subreddit to bring it all back. Random acts of pizza is for those that have fallen on hard times, as ...

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pizza

Random acts of pizza

June 07, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Just in case you're losing faith in humanity, there's a subreddit to bring it all back. Random acts of pizza is for those that have fallen on hard times, as ...

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reddit

Random acts of pizza

June 07, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Just in case you're losing faith in humanity, there's a subreddit to bring it all back. Random acts of pizza is for those that have fallen on hard times, as ...

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Random acts of pizza

June 07, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Just in case you're losing faith in humanity, there's a subreddit to bring it all back. Random acts of pizza is for those that have fallen on hard times, as ...

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Canucks

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riot

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Youtube buffering easter egg

June 24, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Next time you're on youtube and watching the buffer wheel: Hit one of your keyboard arrow keys. Now you'll be playing a game of snakes while you wait for yo...

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snakes

Youtube buffering easter egg

June 24, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Next time you're on youtube and watching the buffer wheel: Hit one of your keyboard arrow keys. Now you'll be playing a game of snakes while you wait for yo...

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youtube

Youtube buffering easter egg

June 24, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Next time you're on youtube and watching the buffer wheel: Hit one of your keyboard arrow keys. Now you'll be playing a game of snakes while you wait for yo...

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iphone

Microscope mod for your smartphone

June 26, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

With a $5 microscope and illuminator from Amazon.com, you can attach it to the case of your smartphone and take microscopic pictures! http://www.youtube.com/...

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Microscope mod for your smartphone

June 26, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

With a $5 microscope and illuminator from Amazon.com, you can attach it to the case of your smartphone and take microscopic pictures! http://www.youtube.com/...

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smartphone

Microscope mod for your smartphone

June 26, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

With a $5 microscope and illuminator from Amazon.com, you can attach it to the case of your smartphone and take microscopic pictures! http://www.youtube.com/...

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tip

Microscope mod for your smartphone

June 26, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

With a $5 microscope and illuminator from Amazon.com, you can attach it to the case of your smartphone and take microscopic pictures! http://www.youtube.com/...

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openpcr

DIY DNA testing

July 12, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Do-it-yourself DNA testing is now possible with the OpenPCR kits which are only $512! Check out OpenPCR.org for the full details. "It is essential for most w...

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pcr

DIY DNA testing

July 12, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Do-it-yourself DNA testing is now possible with the OpenPCR kits which are only $512! Check out OpenPCR.org for the full details. "It is essential for most w...

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company website

Defining your websites in LinkedIn

July 15, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

I noticed that by default when you enter your websites into LinkedIn, they usually say "Company website" or "Personal Website" without more details. This is ...

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LinkedIn

Defining your websites in LinkedIn

July 15, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

I noticed that by default when you enter your websites into LinkedIn, they usually say "Company website" or "Personal Website" without more details. This is ...

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Defining your websites in LinkedIn

July 15, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

I noticed that by default when you enter your websites into LinkedIn, they usually say "Company website" or "Personal Website" without more details. This is ...

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tags

Defining your websites in LinkedIn

July 15, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

I noticed that by default when you enter your websites into LinkedIn, they usually say "Company website" or "Personal Website" without more details. This is ...

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URLs

Defining your websites in LinkedIn

July 15, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

I noticed that by default when you enter your websites into LinkedIn, they usually say "Company website" or "Personal Website" without more details. This is ...

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open space

Ready to make your first interactive art display?

July 17, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

No matter what your background, this is your chance to learn the art side and the technical side of creating an interactive media exhibit! MediaNet is offeri...

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sensor

Ready to make your first interactive art display?

July 17, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

No matter what your background, this is your chance to learn the art side and the technical side of creating an interactive media exhibit! MediaNet is offeri...

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club

Victoria’s Electronic Music Festival

July 31, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

If you're in Victoria this week-end, check out the VEMF today and tomorrow from noon until 10p.m. officially, and then there are a lot of after party venues....

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dance

Victoria’s Electronic Music Festival

July 31, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

If you're in Victoria this week-end, check out the VEMF today and tomorrow from noon until 10p.m. officially, and then there are a lot of after party venues....

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DJ

Victoria’s Electronic Music Festival

July 31, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

If you're in Victoria this week-end, check out the VEMF today and tomorrow from noon until 10p.m. officially, and then there are a lot of after party venues....

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DnB

Victoria’s Electronic Music Festival

July 31, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

If you're in Victoria this week-end, check out the VEMF today and tomorrow from noon until 10p.m. officially, and then there are a lot of after party venues....

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dubstep

Victoria’s Electronic Music Festival

July 31, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

If you're in Victoria this week-end, check out the VEMF today and tomorrow from noon until 10p.m. officially, and then there are a lot of after party venues....

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electronic music

Victoria’s Electronic Music Festival

July 31, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

If you're in Victoria this week-end, check out the VEMF today and tomorrow from noon until 10p.m. officially, and then there are a lot of after party venues....

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party

Victoria’s Electronic Music Festival

July 31, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

If you're in Victoria this week-end, check out the VEMF today and tomorrow from noon until 10p.m. officially, and then there are a lot of after party venues....

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CQ

@cqwww

August 08, 2011 | 2 minute read

I'm often asked what in the world "cqwww" means, and why I would have picked that for my twitter handle. I've been an amateur (ham) radio operator since arou...

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jargon

@cqwww

August 08, 2011 | 2 minute read

I'm often asked what in the world "cqwww" means, and why I would have picked that for my twitter handle. I've been an amateur (ham) radio operator since arou...

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morse code

@cqwww

August 08, 2011 | 2 minute read

I'm often asked what in the world "cqwww" means, and why I would have picked that for my twitter handle. I've been an amateur (ham) radio operator since arou...

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Airport codes

#YYJ, the navigation aid on Saltspring Island

August 10, 2011 | 1 minute read

Twitter often uses airport codes as hashtags in municipal areas to build community, however the misuse of these codes can lead to technically incorrect resul...

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beacon

#YYJ, the navigation aid on Saltspring Island

August 10, 2011 | 1 minute read

Twitter often uses airport codes as hashtags in municipal areas to build community, however the misuse of these codes can lead to technically incorrect resul...

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frequency

#YYJ, the navigation aid on Saltspring Island

August 10, 2011 | 1 minute read

Twitter often uses airport codes as hashtags in municipal areas to build community, however the misuse of these codes can lead to technically incorrect resul...

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IATA

#YYJ, the navigation aid on Saltspring Island

August 10, 2011 | 1 minute read

Twitter often uses airport codes as hashtags in municipal areas to build community, however the misuse of these codes can lead to technically incorrect resul...

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ICAO

#YYJ, the navigation aid on Saltspring Island

August 10, 2011 | 1 minute read

Twitter often uses airport codes as hashtags in municipal areas to build community, however the misuse of these codes can lead to technically incorrect resul...

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radar

#YYJ, the navigation aid on Saltspring Island

August 10, 2011 | 1 minute read

Twitter often uses airport codes as hashtags in municipal areas to build community, however the misuse of these codes can lead to technically incorrect resul...

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stream

#YYJ, the navigation aid on Saltspring Island

August 10, 2011 | 1 minute read

Twitter often uses airport codes as hashtags in municipal areas to build community, however the misuse of these codes can lead to technically incorrect resul...

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Stanford

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action

What would you do for $5?

August 18, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Could you build a list of things you'd do for $5? If so, check out FIVERR, but warning, I spent over 2 hours going through this site my first time. It's amaz...

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assistant

What would you do for $5?

August 18, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Could you build a list of things you'd do for $5? If so, check out FIVERR, but warning, I spent over 2 hours going through this site my first time. It's amaz...

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fiverr

What would you do for $5?

August 18, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Could you build a list of things you'd do for $5? If so, check out FIVERR, but warning, I spent over 2 hours going through this site my first time. It's amaz...

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virtual

What would you do for $5?

August 18, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Could you build a list of things you'd do for $5? If so, check out FIVERR, but warning, I spent over 2 hours going through this site my first time. It's amaz...

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McDonalds

Black Tie Dinner

August 18, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

On September 6th, 2011 at 7p.m. don't miss our first ever Black Tie Dinner! This is a fun event where we'll take over the McDonald's at 980 Pandora avenue we...

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place setting

Black Tie Dinner

August 18, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

On September 6th, 2011 at 7p.m. don't miss our first ever Black Tie Dinner! This is a fun event where we'll take over the McDonald's at 980 Pandora avenue we...

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Festival

25th Victoria Fringe launches today

August 23, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

After catching a couple fringe shows several years ago, I was fortunate enough to win a fringe "Superpass" at the after party, that would allow me to see all...

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Fringe

25th Victoria Fringe launches today

August 23, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

After catching a couple fringe shows several years ago, I was fortunate enough to win a fringe "Superpass" at the after party, that would allow me to see all...

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Jake's gift

25th Victoria Fringe launches today

August 23, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

After catching a couple fringe shows several years ago, I was fortunate enough to win a fringe "Superpass" at the after party, that would allow me to see all...

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Metro

25th Victoria Fringe launches today

August 23, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

After catching a couple fringe shows several years ago, I was fortunate enough to win a fringe "Superpass" at the after party, that would allow me to see all...

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TJ Dawe

25th Victoria Fringe launches today

August 23, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

After catching a couple fringe shows several years ago, I was fortunate enough to win a fringe "Superpass" at the after party, that would allow me to see all...

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UNO

25th Victoria Fringe launches today

August 23, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

After catching a couple fringe shows several years ago, I was fortunate enough to win a fringe "Superpass" at the after party, that would allow me to see all...

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ale

NorthWest Ale launch today!

August 23, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

At 4p.m. today Spinnakers brewpub will launch their new NorthWest Ale! From their Facebook event: Free samples of NWA Live music Complimentary food pairings...

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NorthWest Ale launch today!

August 23, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

At 4p.m. today Spinnakers brewpub will launch their new NorthWest Ale! From their Facebook event: Free samples of NWA Live music Complimentary food pairings...

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samples

NorthWest Ale launch today!

August 23, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

At 4p.m. today Spinnakers brewpub will launch their new NorthWest Ale! From their Facebook event: Free samples of NWA Live music Complimentary food pairings...

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Spinnakers

NorthWest Ale launch today!

August 23, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

At 4p.m. today Spinnakers brewpub will launch their new NorthWest Ale! From their Facebook event: Free samples of NWA Live music Complimentary food pairings...

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liquor

B.C. Private liquor stores

September 08, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Ever wonder where you can find a B.C. private liquor store near you? Wonder no more! If you're the owner of one of these liquor stores, and would like your ...

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map

B.C. Private liquor stores

September 08, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Ever wonder where you can find a B.C. private liquor store near you? Wonder no more! If you're the owner of one of these liquor stores, and would like your ...

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private

B.C. Private liquor stores

September 08, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Ever wonder where you can find a B.C. private liquor store near you? Wonder no more! If you're the owner of one of these liquor stores, and would like your ...

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CNC

Victoria’s Makerspace

September 14, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Victoria's makerspace is a community based tool collective. A group of us have put our cool tools all in one location, so you get the benefit of using other ...

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collective

Victoria’s Makerspace

September 14, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Victoria's makerspace is a community based tool collective. A group of us have put our cool tools all in one location, so you get the benefit of using other ...

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cupcake

Victoria’s Makerspace

September 14, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Victoria's makerspace is a community based tool collective. A group of us have put our cool tools all in one location, so you get the benefit of using other ...

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cyser

Victoria’s Makerspace

September 14, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Victoria's makerspace is a community based tool collective. A group of us have put our cool tools all in one location, so you get the benefit of using other ...

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makerbot

Victoria’s Makerspace

September 14, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Victoria's makerspace is a community based tool collective. A group of us have put our cool tools all in one location, so you get the benefit of using other ...

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makerspace

Victoria’s Makerspace

September 14, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Victoria's makerspace is a community based tool collective. A group of us have put our cool tools all in one location, so you get the benefit of using other ...

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tools

Victoria’s Makerspace

September 14, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Victoria's makerspace is a community based tool collective. A group of us have put our cool tools all in one location, so you get the benefit of using other ...

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vinyl

Victoria’s Makerspace

September 14, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Victoria's makerspace is a community based tool collective. A group of us have put our cool tools all in one location, so you get the benefit of using other ...

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bcchf

Evening to inspire - Seat auction

September 25, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

I'm going to auction off one seat to the amazing Evening to Inspire event on October 7th. While the tickets are selling for $175/person, I will provide one t...

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cancer

Evening to inspire - Seat auction

September 25, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

I'm going to auction off one seat to the amazing Evening to Inspire event on October 7th. While the tickets are selling for $175/person, I will provide one t...

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silent

Evening to inspire - Seat auction

September 25, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

I'm going to auction off one seat to the amazing Evening to Inspire event on October 7th. While the tickets are selling for $175/person, I will provide one t...

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treatment

Evening to inspire - Seat auction

September 25, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

I'm going to auction off one seat to the amazing Evening to Inspire event on October 7th. While the tickets are selling for $175/person, I will provide one t...

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Victoria Conference Centre

Evening to inspire - Seat auction

September 25, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

I'm going to auction off one seat to the amazing Evening to Inspire event on October 7th. While the tickets are selling for $175/person, I will provide one t...

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black tie

Artifact or artifiction

October 05, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Do you think you can tell the different between the real story about an artifact and a fake one? Would you like to enjoy some cocktails and food in the proce...

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event

Artifact or artifiction

October 05, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Do you think you can tell the different between the real story about an artifact and a fake one? Would you like to enjoy some cocktails and food in the proce...

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formal

Artifact or artifiction

October 05, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Do you think you can tell the different between the real story about an artifact and a fake one? Would you like to enjoy some cocktails and food in the proce...

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museum

Artifact or artifiction

October 05, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Do you think you can tell the different between the real story about an artifact and a fake one? Would you like to enjoy some cocktails and food in the proce...

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prizes

Artifact or artifiction

October 05, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Do you think you can tell the different between the real story about an artifact and a fake one? Would you like to enjoy some cocktails and food in the proce...

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charity

Evening to Inspire

October 06, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Tomorrow night will be the 3rd Evening to Inspire event, a fundraiser for the BC Children's hospital foundation. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S0PfPLBleY0 O...

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non-profit

Evening to Inspire

October 06, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Tomorrow night will be the 3rd Evening to Inspire event, a fundraiser for the BC Children's hospital foundation. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S0PfPLBleY0 O...

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OneDayWebsite

Evening to Inspire

October 06, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Tomorrow night will be the 3rd Evening to Inspire event, a fundraiser for the BC Children's hospital foundation. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S0PfPLBleY0 O...

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cocktails

Libation calendar

October 07, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

I've started a Victoria libation calendar. If you're aware of events around beverages that are fermented ot distilled in Victoria, contact me for edit access...

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events

Libation calendar

October 07, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

I've started a Victoria libation calendar. If you're aware of events around beverages that are fermented ot distilled in Victoria, contact me for edit access...

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tastings

Libation calendar

October 07, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

I've started a Victoria libation calendar. If you're aware of events around beverages that are fermented ot distilled in Victoria, contact me for edit access...

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finder

B.C. wineries

October 10, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Wondering where to find a winery near you in British Columbia? Wonder no more! If you’re the owner of one of these wineries, and would like your business na...

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grapes

B.C. wineries

October 10, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Wondering where to find a winery near you in British Columbia? Wonder no more! If you’re the owner of one of these wineries, and would like your business na...

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LCLB

B.C. wineries

October 10, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Wondering where to find a winery near you in British Columbia? Wonder no more! If you’re the owner of one of these wineries, and would like your business na...

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vin

B.C. wineries

October 10, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Wondering where to find a winery near you in British Columbia? Wonder no more! If you’re the owner of one of these wineries, and would like your business na...

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vino

B.C. wineries

October 10, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Wondering where to find a winery near you in British Columbia? Wonder no more! If you’re the owner of one of these wineries, and would like your business na...

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VQA

B.C. wineries

October 10, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Wondering where to find a winery near you in British Columbia? Wonder no more! If you’re the owner of one of these wineries, and would like your business na...

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apple

Apple harvest and pie tasting

October 14, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Tomorrow morning the Moss street market will be hosting their second annual pie tasting. Show up by 10:30am, and for only $5 you can taste three of the pies....

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dessert

Apple harvest and pie tasting

October 14, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Tomorrow morning the Moss street market will be hosting their second annual pie tasting. Show up by 10:30am, and for only $5 you can taste three of the pies....

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local food

Apple harvest and pie tasting

October 14, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Tomorrow morning the Moss street market will be hosting their second annual pie tasting. Show up by 10:30am, and for only $5 you can taste three of the pies....

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Moss street

Apple harvest and pie tasting

October 14, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Tomorrow morning the Moss street market will be hosting their second annual pie tasting. Show up by 10:30am, and for only $5 you can taste three of the pies....

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pie

Apple harvest and pie tasting

October 14, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Tomorrow morning the Moss street market will be hosting their second annual pie tasting. Show up by 10:30am, and for only $5 you can taste three of the pies....

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sample

Apple harvest and pie tasting

October 14, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Tomorrow morning the Moss street market will be hosting their second annual pie tasting. Show up by 10:30am, and for only $5 you can taste three of the pies....

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slow food

Apple harvest and pie tasting

October 14, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Tomorrow morning the Moss street market will be hosting their second annual pie tasting. Show up by 10:30am, and for only $5 you can taste three of the pies....

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tasting

Apple harvest and pie tasting

October 14, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Tomorrow morning the Moss street market will be hosting their second annual pie tasting. Show up by 10:30am, and for only $5 you can taste three of the pies....

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core values

Determining your core values

October 26, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

  This is an intregal part of the self-assessment process. There are a lot of values to choose from, take for example this list: Acceptance Fast pace...

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self develop

Determining your core values

October 26, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

  This is an intregal part of the self-assessment process. There are a lot of values to choose from, take for example this list: Acceptance Fast pace...

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self evaluation

Determining your core values

October 26, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

  This is an intregal part of the self-assessment process. There are a lot of values to choose from, take for example this list: Acceptance Fast pace...

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selfdev

Determining your core values

October 26, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

  This is an intregal part of the self-assessment process. There are a lot of values to choose from, take for example this list: Acceptance Fast pace...

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values

Determining your core values

October 26, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

  This is an intregal part of the self-assessment process. There are a lot of values to choose from, take for example this list: Acceptance Fast pace...

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Black Peter

Christmas comes from a mushroom?

November 01, 2011 | 2 minute read

I have a few friends who are serious mushroom pickers on Vancouver island, who are very busy, as this is the season. I've been spoiled, I must have eaten a d...

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Dec25

Christmas comes from a mushroom?

November 01, 2011 | 2 minute read

I have a few friends who are serious mushroom pickers on Vancouver island, who are very busy, as this is the season. I've been spoiled, I must have eaten a d...

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Holidays

Christmas comes from a mushroom?

November 01, 2011 | 2 minute read

I have a few friends who are serious mushroom pickers on Vancouver island, who are very busy, as this is the season. I've been spoiled, I must have eaten a d...

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mushrooms

Christmas comes from a mushroom?

November 01, 2011 | 2 minute read

I have a few friends who are serious mushroom pickers on Vancouver island, who are very busy, as this is the season. I've been spoiled, I must have eaten a d...

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Santa Claus

Christmas comes from a mushroom?

November 01, 2011 | 2 minute read

I have a few friends who are serious mushroom pickers on Vancouver island, who are very busy, as this is the season. I've been spoiled, I must have eaten a d...

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Sinterklaas

Christmas comes from a mushroom?

November 01, 2011 | 2 minute read

I have a few friends who are serious mushroom pickers on Vancouver island, who are very busy, as this is the season. I've been spoiled, I must have eaten a d...

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solstice

Christmas comes from a mushroom?

November 01, 2011 | 2 minute read

I have a few friends who are serious mushroom pickers on Vancouver island, who are very busy, as this is the season. I've been spoiled, I must have eaten a d...

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Xmas

Christmas comes from a mushroom?

November 01, 2011 | 2 minute read

I have a few friends who are serious mushroom pickers on Vancouver island, who are very busy, as this is the season. I've been spoiled, I must have eaten a d...

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@CityofVictoria

Things get cloudy for #occupyvictoria

November 03, 2011 | 1 minute read

I'm not sure what changed, my understanding of the #occupyvictoria movement in centennial square (beside city hall) is that the protestors would be left alon...

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160m

Is morse code still alive?

November 07, 2011 | 1 minute read

I read an article in yesterday's Vancouver sun that is calling for the death knell of morse code, known by those in the amateur (ham) radio community as cont...

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40m

Is morse code still alive?

November 07, 2011 | 1 minute read

I read an article in yesterday's Vancouver sun that is calling for the death knell of morse code, known by those in the amateur (ham) radio community as cont...

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80m

Is morse code still alive?

November 07, 2011 | 1 minute read

I read an article in yesterday's Vancouver sun that is calling for the death knell of morse code, known by those in the amateur (ham) radio community as cont...

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@cqwww

Is morse code still alive?

November 07, 2011 | 1 minute read

I read an article in yesterday's Vancouver sun that is calling for the death knell of morse code, known by those in the amateur (ham) radio community as cont...

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HF

Is morse code still alive?

November 07, 2011 | 1 minute read

I read an article in yesterday's Vancouver sun that is calling for the death knell of morse code, known by those in the amateur (ham) radio community as cont...

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David Bratzer

Schools or Prisons?

November 07, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

"Schools or Prisons?" is a public forum this Tuesday evening, Nov 8, at Alix Goolden Hall (907 Pandora Ave). It runs from 7:30pm to 9:30pm. The goal is to ki...

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School board

Schools or Prisons?

November 07, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

"Schools or Prisons?" is a public forum this Tuesday evening, Nov 8, at Alix Goolden Hall (907 Pandora Ave). It runs from 7:30pm to 9:30pm. The goal is to ki...

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SD61

Schools or Prisons?

November 07, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

"Schools or Prisons?" is a public forum this Tuesday evening, Nov 8, at Alix Goolden Hall (907 Pandora Ave). It runs from 7:30pm to 9:30pm. The goal is to ki...

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trustee

Schools or Prisons?

November 07, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

"Schools or Prisons?" is a public forum this Tuesday evening, Nov 8, at Alix Goolden Hall (907 Pandora Ave). It runs from 7:30pm to 9:30pm. The goal is to ki...

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Bill Weaver

What media matters?

November 08, 2011 | 3 minute read

I recently had the opportunity to meet Bill Weaver, host of a popular annual retreat called Media That Matters. I know several people who have attended, from...

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Corporate media

What media matters?

November 08, 2011 | 3 minute read

I recently had the opportunity to meet Bill Weaver, host of a popular annual retreat called Media That Matters. I know several people who have attended, from...

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Davd Arthur Johnson

What media matters?

November 08, 2011 | 3 minute read

I recently had the opportunity to meet Bill Weaver, host of a popular annual retreat called Media That Matters. I know several people who have attended, from...

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Mainstream

What media matters?

November 08, 2011 | 3 minute read

I recently had the opportunity to meet Bill Weaver, host of a popular annual retreat called Media That Matters. I know several people who have attended, from...

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Media That Matters

What media matters?

November 08, 2011 | 3 minute read

I recently had the opportunity to meet Bill Weaver, host of a popular annual retreat called Media That Matters. I know several people who have attended, from...

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mtm

What media matters?

November 08, 2011 | 3 minute read

I recently had the opportunity to meet Bill Weaver, host of a popular annual retreat called Media That Matters. I know several people who have attended, from...

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newspaper

What media matters?

November 08, 2011 | 3 minute read

I recently had the opportunity to meet Bill Weaver, host of a popular annual retreat called Media That Matters. I know several people who have attended, from...

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tv

What media matters?

November 08, 2011 | 3 minute read

I recently had the opportunity to meet Bill Weaver, host of a popular annual retreat called Media That Matters. I know several people who have attended, from...

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advertising

If only there was a United Way to contact them…

November 09, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

For three years I've heard an advertisement by the United Way on the radio in Victoria, BC. It claims that they help one in every three people in Victoria. T...

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campaign

If only there was a United Way to contact them…

November 09, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

For three years I've heard an advertisement by the United Way on the radio in Victoria, BC. It claims that they help one in every three people in Victoria. T...

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claim

If only there was a United Way to contact them…

November 09, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

For three years I've heard an advertisement by the United Way on the radio in Victoria, BC. It claims that they help one in every three people in Victoria. T...

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United Way

If only there was a United Way to contact them…

November 09, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

For three years I've heard an advertisement by the United Way on the radio in Victoria, BC. It claims that they help one in every three people in Victoria. T...

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introspection

Truth or Dare?

November 10, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

I asked "Truth or Dare?" on Facebook and Twitter yesterday. I've received over 50 comments between the two, so it seems like people want to play. I see there...

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desktop

Wallpaper - The Head

November 12, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

If you're looking for a free, open source solution for creating or editing images, check out the GNU Image Manipulation program, or the GIMP. While I've been...

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gimp

Wallpaper - The Head

November 12, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

If you're looking for a free, open source solution for creating or editing images, check out the GNU Image Manipulation program, or the GIMP. While I've been...

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image

Wallpaper - The Head

November 12, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

If you're looking for a free, open source solution for creating or editing images, check out the GNU Image Manipulation program, or the GIMP. While I've been...

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open source

Wallpaper - The Head

November 12, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

If you're looking for a free, open source solution for creating or editing images, check out the GNU Image Manipulation program, or the GIMP. While I've been...

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picture

Wallpaper - The Head

November 12, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

If you're looking for a free, open source solution for creating or editing images, check out the GNU Image Manipulation program, or the GIMP. While I've been...

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wallpaper

Wallpaper - The Head

November 12, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

If you're looking for a free, open source solution for creating or editing images, check out the GNU Image Manipulation program, or the GIMP. While I've been...

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cert

Idea: A game that offers real certifications?

November 14, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

After watching a TED talk by Jane McGonigal: Gaming can make a better world today, I immediately came up with an idea; what if while questing in a game you w...

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gaming

Idea: A game that offers real certifications?

November 14, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

After watching a TED talk by Jane McGonigal: Gaming can make a better world today, I immediately came up with an idea; what if while questing in a game you w...

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MMO

Idea: A game that offers real certifications?

November 14, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

After watching a TED talk by Jane McGonigal: Gaming can make a better world today, I immediately came up with an idea; what if while questing in a game you w...

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gen x

Get out and vote!

November 16, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

I just completed a short rant to a few friends on Facebook who were claiming inaction to voting is an action, or they were pleading ignorance to even knowing...

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gen y

Get out and vote!

November 16, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

I just completed a short rant to a few friends on Facebook who were claiming inaction to voting is an action, or they were pleading ignorance to even knowing...

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genx

Get out and vote!

November 16, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

I just completed a short rant to a few friends on Facebook who were claiming inaction to voting is an action, or they were pleading ignorance to even knowing...

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geny

Get out and vote!

November 16, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

I just completed a short rant to a few friends on Facebook who were claiming inaction to voting is an action, or they were pleading ignorance to even knowing...

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board game

Settlers of Catan night

November 22, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

If you've got a bit of board game geek in you, check out the Canadian Pacific Lawn Bowling club's website which has announced a bi-weekly Settlers of Catan n...

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expansion pack

Settlers of Catan night

November 22, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

If you've got a bit of board game geek in you, check out the Canadian Pacific Lawn Bowling club's website which has announced a bi-weekly Settlers of Catan n...

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games

Settlers of Catan night

November 22, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

If you've got a bit of board game geek in you, check out the Canadian Pacific Lawn Bowling club's website which has announced a bi-weekly Settlers of Catan n...

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settlers

Settlers of Catan night

November 22, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

If you've got a bit of board game geek in you, check out the Canadian Pacific Lawn Bowling club's website which has announced a bi-weekly Settlers of Catan n...

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settlers of catan

Settlers of Catan night

November 22, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

If you've got a bit of board game geek in you, check out the Canadian Pacific Lawn Bowling club's website which has announced a bi-weekly Settlers of Catan n...

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law

Canada’s polygamy laws ruling released today

November 23, 2011 | 2 minute read

Today, Canada's polygamy laws were upheld by the Supreme court. I wonder how many guys are reading this today and are like,"My wives are gunna be upset about...

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laws

Canada’s polygamy laws ruling released today

November 23, 2011 | 2 minute read

Today, Canada's polygamy laws were upheld by the Supreme court. I wonder how many guys are reading this today and are like,"My wives are gunna be upset about...

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polyamory

Canada’s polygamy laws ruling released today

November 23, 2011 | 2 minute read

Today, Canada's polygamy laws were upheld by the Supreme court. I wonder how many guys are reading this today and are like,"My wives are gunna be upset about...

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polygamy

Canada’s polygamy laws ruling released today

November 23, 2011 | 2 minute read

Today, Canada's polygamy laws were upheld by the Supreme court. I wonder how many guys are reading this today and are like,"My wives are gunna be upset about...

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Supreme court

Canada’s polygamy laws ruling released today

November 23, 2011 | 2 minute read

Today, Canada's polygamy laws were upheld by the Supreme court. I wonder how many guys are reading this today and are like,"My wives are gunna be upset about...

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cost effective

What’s the cheapest North American meal?

November 24, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

After reading that the toast sandwich is officially the UK's cheapest meal, it made me wonder, what is the cheapest meal available in North America? Although...

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meal

What’s the cheapest North American meal?

November 24, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

After reading that the toast sandwich is officially the UK's cheapest meal, it made me wonder, what is the cheapest meal available in North America? Although...

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dialog

Social Innovation in British Columbia

November 24, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

I'm fortunate to have been chosen as one of the top 500 social innovators in British Columbia, and have been invited to participate in the discussion around ...

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innovate

Social Innovation in British Columbia

November 24, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

I'm fortunate to have been chosen as one of the top 500 social innovators in British Columbia, and have been invited to participate in the discussion around ...

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innovation

Social Innovation in British Columbia

November 24, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

I'm fortunate to have been chosen as one of the top 500 social innovators in British Columbia, and have been invited to participate in the discussion around ...

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cowrking

Victoria co-working space

December 06, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Over the years, we've seen several co-working spaces come and go. We've not seen a model yet that we thought would survive, even from the beginning. Over 2 y...

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hive

Victoria co-working space

December 06, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Over the years, we've seen several co-working spaces come and go. We've not seen a model yet that we thought would survive, even from the beginning. Over 2 y...

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hot desk

Victoria co-working space

December 06, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Over the years, we've seen several co-working spaces come and go. We've not seen a model yet that we thought would survive, even from the beginning. Over 2 y...

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hub

Victoria co-working space

December 06, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Over the years, we've seen several co-working spaces come and go. We've not seen a model yet that we thought would survive, even from the beginning. Over 2 y...

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Facebook

Your social network

December 09, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

As people are justifiably upset with the privacy issues around Facebook, and several friends have left that network altogether recently, I've been wondering ...

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networking

Your social network

December 09, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

As people are justifiably upset with the privacy issues around Facebook, and several friends have left that network altogether recently, I've been wondering ...

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social networking

Your social network

December 09, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

As people are justifiably upset with the privacy issues around Facebook, and several friends have left that network altogether recently, I've been wondering ...

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twtter

Your social network

December 09, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

As people are justifiably upset with the privacy issues around Facebook, and several friends have left that network altogether recently, I've been wondering ...

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fight

A fight on Google’s street view

December 09, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

If you slowly scroll towards the two kids, and even passed them and look back, it appears as though you are watching the two boys walking, and get into a phy...

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fighting

A fight on Google’s street view

December 09, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

If you slowly scroll towards the two kids, and even passed them and look back, it appears as though you are watching the two boys walking, and get into a phy...

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kids

A fight on Google’s street view

December 09, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

If you slowly scroll towards the two kids, and even passed them and look back, it appears as though you are watching the two boys walking, and get into a phy...

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Streetview

A fight on Google’s street view

December 09, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

If you slowly scroll towards the two kids, and even passed them and look back, it appears as though you are watching the two boys walking, and get into a phy...

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teens

A fight on Google’s street view

December 09, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

If you slowly scroll towards the two kids, and even passed them and look back, it appears as though you are watching the two boys walking, and get into a phy...

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bank

What good is your roll of change?

December 21, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Not much, according to London Drugs. I had the misunderstanding that change had to be accepted, up to certain maximums that it's not excessive. In Canada thi...

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finance

What good is your roll of change?

December 21, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Not much, according to London Drugs. I had the misunderstanding that change had to be accepted, up to certain maximums that it's not excessive. In Canada thi...

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london drugs

What good is your roll of change?

December 21, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Not much, according to London Drugs. I had the misunderstanding that change had to be accepted, up to certain maximums that it's not excessive. In Canada thi...

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RCMP

What good is your roll of change?

December 21, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Not much, according to London Drugs. I had the misunderstanding that change had to be accepted, up to certain maximums that it's not excessive. In Canada thi...

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tender

What good is your roll of change?

December 21, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

Not much, according to London Drugs. I had the misunderstanding that change had to be accepted, up to certain maximums that it's not excessive. In Canada thi...

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hallucinate

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visuals

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Circadian rhythm

How well do you sleep?

December 30, 2011 | 2 minute read

I've been curious for a while about my sleeping habits, as an entrepreneur on my own schedule, I don't use an alarm clock unless I have to. As a result, my s...

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insomnia

How well do you sleep?

December 30, 2011 | 2 minute read

I've been curious for a while about my sleeping habits, as an entrepreneur on my own schedule, I don't use an alarm clock unless I have to. As a result, my s...

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polyphasic

How well do you sleep?

December 30, 2011 | 2 minute read

I've been curious for a while about my sleeping habits, as an entrepreneur on my own schedule, I don't use an alarm clock unless I have to. As a result, my s...

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polysomnography

How well do you sleep?

December 30, 2011 | 2 minute read

I've been curious for a while about my sleeping habits, as an entrepreneur on my own schedule, I don't use an alarm clock unless I have to. As a result, my s...

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sleeping

How well do you sleep?

December 30, 2011 | 2 minute read

I've been curious for a while about my sleeping habits, as an entrepreneur on my own schedule, I don't use an alarm clock unless I have to. As a result, my s...

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zeo

How well do you sleep?

December 30, 2011 | 2 minute read

I've been curious for a while about my sleeping habits, as an entrepreneur on my own schedule, I don't use an alarm clock unless I have to. As a result, my s...

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advance

Put a man in space? pfffht!

December 31, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

My friend Nick Farr and team have recently started Copenhagen Suborbitals which plan on launching a human into space. I'm lucky to know a lot of really talen...

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space

Put a man in space? pfffht!

December 31, 2011 | less than 1 minute read

My friend Nick Farr and team have recently started Copenhagen Suborbitals which plan on launching a human into space. I'm lucky to know a lot of really talen...

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Dual N Back

Hitting the mental gym

January 05, 2012 | 1 minute read

As I walked down to Ideas Victoria tonight, I walked by at least 3 gyms, each busier than I've ever seen them, and I generally walk by them every week at the...

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N-Back

Hitting the mental gym

January 05, 2012 | 1 minute read

As I walked down to Ideas Victoria tonight, I walked by at least 3 gyms, each busier than I've ever seen them, and I generally walk by them every week at the...

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wellness

Hitting the mental gym

January 05, 2012 | 1 minute read

As I walked down to Ideas Victoria tonight, I walked by at least 3 gyms, each busier than I've ever seen them, and I generally walk by them every week at the...

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9-1-1

Bad boys, bad boys, whatcha gunna do…

January 08, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

For as long as I can remember, I've been a radio scanner enthusiast. Although when I moved to Victoria, I knew they had adopted CREST which uses talk groups,...

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911

Bad boys, bad boys, whatcha gunna do…

January 08, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

For as long as I can remember, I've been a radio scanner enthusiast. Although when I moved to Victoria, I knew they had adopted CREST which uses talk groups,...

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cops

Bad boys, bad boys, whatcha gunna do…

January 08, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

For as long as I can remember, I've been a radio scanner enthusiast. Although when I moved to Victoria, I knew they had adopted CREST which uses talk groups,...

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emergencies

Bad boys, bad boys, whatcha gunna do…

January 08, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

For as long as I can remember, I've been a radio scanner enthusiast. Although when I moved to Victoria, I knew they had adopted CREST which uses talk groups,...

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emergency

Bad boys, bad boys, whatcha gunna do…

January 08, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

For as long as I can remember, I've been a radio scanner enthusiast. Although when I moved to Victoria, I knew they had adopted CREST which uses talk groups,...

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belief

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care

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fundamentalism

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prayer

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blizzard

It’s snowing!

January 17, 2012 | 1 minute read

It's fairly rare that it snows in Victoria, perhaps a bi-annual event. Right now it's really coming down here downtown, and it started last night. Ar...

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snow

It’s snowing!

January 17, 2012 | 1 minute read

It's fairly rare that it snows in Victoria, perhaps a bi-annual event. Right now it's really coming down here downtown, and it started last night. Ar...

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snowball

It’s snowing!

January 17, 2012 | 1 minute read

It's fairly rare that it snows in Victoria, perhaps a bi-annual event. Right now it's really coming down here downtown, and it started last night. Ar...

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snowman

It’s snowing!

January 17, 2012 | 1 minute read

It's fairly rare that it snows in Victoria, perhaps a bi-annual event. Right now it's really coming down here downtown, and it started last night. Ar...

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genetically modified

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GMO

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Monsanto

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PLU

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price lookup

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clique

Use social media as you want to

January 19, 2012 | 1 minute read

I see a lot of  unsolicited directions on how to use social media contextually; don't be negative with social media! Don't auto-DM! Give origina...

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groups

Use social media as you want to

January 19, 2012 | 1 minute read

I see a lot of  unsolicited directions on how to use social media contextually; don't be negative with social media! Don't auto-DM! Give origina...

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klout

Use social media as you want to

January 19, 2012 | 1 minute read

I see a lot of  unsolicited directions on how to use social media contextually; don't be negative with social media! Don't auto-DM! Give origina...

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reputation

Use social media as you want to

January 19, 2012 | 1 minute read

I see a lot of  unsolicited directions on how to use social media contextually; don't be negative with social media! Don't auto-DM! Give origina...

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fitting in

The tender conscious of the herd

January 26, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

One of my younger brothers started a blog and I found a quote that really resonated with me, "[It] really wasn't a necessity. It was more of an atte...

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davinci

Rule of thirds and the golden ratio

January 29, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

As the LCD light on my digital point and shoot camera has died,  a replacement LCD is over $100. I'm debating if I'm better off buying a new cam...

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fibonacci

Rule of thirds and the golden ratio

January 29, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

As the LCD light on my digital point and shoot camera has died,  a replacement LCD is over $100. I'm debating if I'm better off buying a new cam...

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golden

Rule of thirds and the golden ratio

January 29, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

As the LCD light on my digital point and shoot camera has died,  a replacement LCD is over $100. I'm debating if I'm better off buying a new cam...

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golden radio

Rule of thirds and the golden ratio

January 29, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

As the LCD light on my digital point and shoot camera has died,  a replacement LCD is over $100. I'm debating if I'm better off buying a new cam...

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grid

Rule of thirds and the golden ratio

January 29, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

As the LCD light on my digital point and shoot camera has died,  a replacement LCD is over $100. I'm debating if I'm better off buying a new cam...

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rule of

Rule of thirds and the golden ratio

January 29, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

As the LCD light on my digital point and shoot camera has died,  a replacement LCD is over $100. I'm debating if I'm better off buying a new cam...

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rule of 3rds

Rule of thirds and the golden ratio

January 29, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

As the LCD light on my digital point and shoot camera has died,  a replacement LCD is over $100. I'm debating if I'm better off buying a new cam...

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spiral

Rule of thirds and the golden ratio

January 29, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

As the LCD light on my digital point and shoot camera has died,  a replacement LCD is over $100. I'm debating if I'm better off buying a new cam...

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#innovatebc

Innovation month in Victoria

January 29, 2012 | 2 minute read

I declare February as Innovation Month. If you've had a really good idea for years you've been sitting on, or just had an epiphany now, there is no better ti...

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#innovationmonth

Innovation month in Victoria

January 29, 2012 | 2 minute read

I declare February as Innovation Month. If you've had a really good idea for years you've been sitting on, or just had an epiphany now, there is no better ti...

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@ideawave_ca

Innovation month in Victoria

January 29, 2012 | 2 minute read

I declare February as Innovation Month. If you've had a really good idea for years you've been sitting on, or just had an epiphany now, there is no better ti...

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@yyjasc

Innovation month in Victoria

January 29, 2012 | 2 minute read

I declare February as Innovation Month. If you've had a really good idea for years you've been sitting on, or just had an epiphany now, there is no better ti...

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David Parfit

Atagamaton

January 31, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

If you've done anything in the digital interactive media circuit in Victoria, you've crossed paths with the talented David Parfit and/or Scott Amos. On Frida...

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G++

Atagamaton

January 31, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

If you've done anything in the digital interactive media circuit in Victoria, you've crossed paths with the talented David Parfit and/or Scott Amos. On Frida...

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Justin Love

Atagamaton

January 31, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

If you've done anything in the digital interactive media circuit in Victoria, you've crossed paths with the talented David Parfit and/or Scott Amos. On Frida...

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Limbic Media

Atagamaton

January 31, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

If you've done anything in the digital interactive media circuit in Victoria, you've crossed paths with the talented David Parfit and/or Scott Amos. On Frida...

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Manj Benning

Atagamaton

January 31, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

If you've done anything in the digital interactive media circuit in Victoria, you've crossed paths with the talented David Parfit and/or Scott Amos. On Frida...

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Scott Amos

Atagamaton

January 31, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

If you've done anything in the digital interactive media circuit in Victoria, you've crossed paths with the talented David Parfit and/or Scott Amos. On Frida...

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skyline

Sunsets in Victoria

February 03, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

We have some amazing sunsets, tonight was one of the best this year!  

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steeple

Sunsets in Victoria

February 03, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

We have some amazing sunsets, tonight was one of the best this year!  

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Sunset

Sunsets in Victoria

February 03, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

We have some amazing sunsets, tonight was one of the best this year!  

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dismantle

Feeling blue, at the end of an era…

February 22, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

After ~87 years, the Johnson street bridge in Victoria, also known as the blue bridge, is being dismantled. You can read the details on the city of Victoria ...

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Amsterdam

Welcome to the New Amsterdam

March 16, 2012 | 1 minute read

Victoria has always been a tourist city, but for the first time in a long time, that is going to hit new heights. We have a new city council, lead once again...

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awesome

Welcome to the New Amsterdam

March 16, 2012 | 1 minute read

Victoria has always been a tourist city, but for the first time in a long time, that is going to hit new heights. We have a new city council, lead once again...

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cannabis

Welcome to the New Amsterdam

March 16, 2012 | 1 minute read

Victoria has always been a tourist city, but for the first time in a long time, that is going to hit new heights. We have a new city council, lead once again...

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Dean Fortin

Welcome to the New Amsterdam

March 16, 2012 | 1 minute read

Victoria has always been a tourist city, but for the first time in a long time, that is going to hit new heights. We have a new city council, lead once again...

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LEAP

Welcome to the New Amsterdam

March 16, 2012 | 1 minute read

Victoria has always been a tourist city, but for the first time in a long time, that is going to hit new heights. We have a new city council, lead once again...

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legalization

Welcome to the New Amsterdam

March 16, 2012 | 1 minute read

Victoria has always been a tourist city, but for the first time in a long time, that is going to hit new heights. We have a new city council, lead once again...

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marijuana

Welcome to the New Amsterdam

March 16, 2012 | 1 minute read

Victoria has always been a tourist city, but for the first time in a long time, that is going to hit new heights. We have a new city council, lead once again...

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NEO

Welcome to the New Amsterdam

March 16, 2012 | 1 minute read

Victoria has always been a tourist city, but for the first time in a long time, that is going to hit new heights. We have a new city council, lead once again...

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New Economic Order

Welcome to the New Amsterdam

March 16, 2012 | 1 minute read

Victoria has always been a tourist city, but for the first time in a long time, that is going to hit new heights. We have a new city council, lead once again...

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Ross Honeywell

Welcome to the New Amsterdam

March 16, 2012 | 1 minute read

Victoria has always been a tourist city, but for the first time in a long time, that is going to hit new heights. We have a new city council, lead once again...

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gems

Hidden gems in Victoria

March 19, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

Couchsurfing has a list of the top 50 "Best of Victoria" list. I also have a Facebook group called Victoria's Secrets to discuss these hidden gems. Are there...

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hidden

Hidden gems in Victoria

March 19, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

Couchsurfing has a list of the top 50 "Best of Victoria" list. I also have a Facebook group called Victoria's Secrets to discuss these hidden gems. Are there...

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secret

Hidden gems in Victoria

March 19, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

Couchsurfing has a list of the top 50 "Best of Victoria" list. I also have a Facebook group called Victoria's Secrets to discuss these hidden gems. Are there...

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100 mile

What produce is in season?

April 06, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

Thanks to a conversation with Janice M and Maryanne C, a couple of Victoria's food experts and friends, I was pointed to a list of all of the fresh produce t...

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@marycarmack

What produce is in season?

April 06, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

Thanks to a conversation with Janice M and Maryanne C, a couple of Victoria's food experts and friends, I was pointed to a list of all of the fresh produce t...

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@toots11

What produce is in season?

April 06, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

Thanks to a conversation with Janice M and Maryanne C, a couple of Victoria's food experts and friends, I was pointed to a list of all of the fresh produce t...

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farm

What produce is in season?

April 06, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

Thanks to a conversation with Janice M and Maryanne C, a couple of Victoria's food experts and friends, I was pointed to a list of all of the fresh produce t...

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fruits

What produce is in season?

April 06, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

Thanks to a conversation with Janice M and Maryanne C, a couple of Victoria's food experts and friends, I was pointed to a list of all of the fresh produce t...

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island

What produce is in season?

April 06, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

Thanks to a conversation with Janice M and Maryanne C, a couple of Victoria's food experts and friends, I was pointed to a list of all of the fresh produce t...

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Janice Mansfield

What produce is in season?

April 06, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

Thanks to a conversation with Janice M and Maryanne C, a couple of Victoria's food experts and friends, I was pointed to a list of all of the fresh produce t...

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Maryanne Carmack

What produce is in season?

April 06, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

Thanks to a conversation with Janice M and Maryanne C, a couple of Victoria's food experts and friends, I was pointed to a list of all of the fresh produce t...

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produce

What produce is in season?

April 06, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

Thanks to a conversation with Janice M and Maryanne C, a couple of Victoria's food experts and friends, I was pointed to a list of all of the fresh produce t...

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seasonal

What produce is in season?

April 06, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

Thanks to a conversation with Janice M and Maryanne C, a couple of Victoria's food experts and friends, I was pointed to a list of all of the fresh produce t...

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@lacouvee

Creatively United Mobile Phone Photo-Art Show!

April 23, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

Last week-end I had the opportunity to have 3 of my photos shown at the first annual Creatively United Mobile Phone Photo-art show.   The photos had to...

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apps

Creatively United Mobile Phone Photo-Art Show!

April 23, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

Last week-end I had the opportunity to have 3 of my photos shown at the first annual Creatively United Mobile Phone Photo-art show.   The photos had to...

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Brenda Johima

Creatively United Mobile Phone Photo-Art Show!

April 23, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

Last week-end I had the opportunity to have 3 of my photos shown at the first annual Creatively United Mobile Phone Photo-art show.   The photos had to...

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creatively united

Creatively United Mobile Phone Photo-Art Show!

April 23, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

Last week-end I had the opportunity to have 3 of my photos shown at the first annual Creatively United Mobile Phone Photo-art show.   The photos had to...

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for the planet

Creatively United Mobile Phone Photo-Art Show!

April 23, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

Last week-end I had the opportunity to have 3 of my photos shown at the first annual Creatively United Mobile Phone Photo-art show.   The photos had to...

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Frances Litman

Creatively United Mobile Phone Photo-Art Show!

April 23, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

Last week-end I had the opportunity to have 3 of my photos shown at the first annual Creatively United Mobile Phone Photo-art show.   The photos had to...

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phone

Creatively United Mobile Phone Photo-Art Show!

April 23, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

Last week-end I had the opportunity to have 3 of my photos shown at the first annual Creatively United Mobile Phone Photo-art show.   The photos had to...

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chipmunk

Chipmunk

May 25, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

While visiting my cottage this year for the first time in years, I had a chipmunk stare at me at squeak for at least 10 minutes. I managed to get a minute of...

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rural

Chipmunk

May 25, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

While visiting my cottage this year for the first time in years, I had a chipmunk stare at me at squeak for at least 10 minutes. I managed to get a minute of...

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squeak

Chipmunk

May 25, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

While visiting my cottage this year for the first time in years, I had a chipmunk stare at me at squeak for at least 10 minutes. I managed to get a minute of...

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angel

Open Data Society of British Columbia

May 29, 2012 | 1 minute read

The current premier of British Columbia has committed to supporting the concept of Open Data by creating DataBC. Never before have British Columbians had acc...

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creation

Open Data Society of British Columbia

May 29, 2012 | 1 minute read

The current premier of British Columbia has committed to supporting the concept of Open Data by creating DataBC. Never before have British Columbians had acc...

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funding

Open Data Society of British Columbia

May 29, 2012 | 1 minute read

The current premier of British Columbia has committed to supporting the concept of Open Data by creating DataBC. Never before have British Columbians had acc...

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government

Open Data Society of British Columbia

May 29, 2012 | 1 minute read

The current premier of British Columbia has committed to supporting the concept of Open Data by creating DataBC. Never before have British Columbians had acc...

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open data

Open Data Society of British Columbia

May 29, 2012 | 1 minute read

The current premier of British Columbia has committed to supporting the concept of Open Data by creating DataBC. Never before have British Columbians had acc...

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public

Open Data Society of British Columbia

May 29, 2012 | 1 minute read

The current premier of British Columbia has committed to supporting the concept of Open Data by creating DataBC. Never before have British Columbians had acc...

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@maltman23

Profile: Mitch Altman, hacker.

June 29, 2012 | 1 minute read

I had the opportunity to meet Mitch Altman in Tokyo a few years ago, at the Tokyo hackerspace. Mitch is a rare breed; he's got world class level of smart...

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hacker

Profile: Mitch Altman, hacker.

June 29, 2012 | 1 minute read

I had the opportunity to meet Mitch Altman in Tokyo a few years ago, at the Tokyo hackerspace. Mitch is a rare breed; he's got world class level of smart...

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Mitch Altman

Profile: Mitch Altman, hacker.

June 29, 2012 | 1 minute read

I had the opportunity to meet Mitch Altman in Tokyo a few years ago, at the Tokyo hackerspace. Mitch is a rare breed; he's got world class level of smart...

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TV-B-Gone

Profile: Mitch Altman, hacker.

June 29, 2012 | 1 minute read

I had the opportunity to meet Mitch Altman in Tokyo a few years ago, at the Tokyo hackerspace. Mitch is a rare breed; he's got world class level of smart...

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Virtual Reality

Profile: Mitch Altman, hacker.

June 29, 2012 | 1 minute read

I had the opportunity to meet Mitch Altman in Tokyo a few years ago, at the Tokyo hackerspace. Mitch is a rare breed; he's got world class level of smart...

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airline

Looking for cheap flights?

July 11, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

If you frequently travel, that likely means you also frequently try to find the best flight deals. I often use Matrix, or Hipmunk when looking for cheap flig...

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deal finder

Looking for cheap flights?

July 11, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

If you frequently travel, that likely means you also frequently try to find the best flight deals. I often use Matrix, or Hipmunk when looking for cheap flig...

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flight deals

Looking for cheap flights?

July 11, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

If you frequently travel, that likely means you also frequently try to find the best flight deals. I often use Matrix, or Hipmunk when looking for cheap flig...

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disposable

What do you use to shave?

July 20, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

I've been using Gillette Sensor Excel for shaving, but I see I can get 10 disposable razors for cheaper than 5 SE blades. Obviously the cheaper option ha...

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plastic

What do you use to shave?

July 20, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

I've been using Gillette Sensor Excel for shaving, but I see I can get 10 disposable razors for cheaper than 5 SE blades. Obviously the cheaper option ha...

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razor

What do you use to shave?

July 20, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

I've been using Gillette Sensor Excel for shaving, but I see I can get 10 disposable razors for cheaper than 5 SE blades. Obviously the cheaper option ha...

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shave

What do you use to shave?

July 20, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

I've been using Gillette Sensor Excel for shaving, but I see I can get 10 disposable razors for cheaper than 5 SE blades. Obviously the cheaper option ha...

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shaving

What do you use to shave?

July 20, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

I've been using Gillette Sensor Excel for shaving, but I see I can get 10 disposable razors for cheaper than 5 SE blades. Obviously the cheaper option ha...

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straight

What do you use to shave?

July 20, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

I've been using Gillette Sensor Excel for shaving, but I see I can get 10 disposable razors for cheaper than 5 SE blades. Obviously the cheaper option ha...

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public speaking

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speaking

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congestion

When should we discuss the Malahat?

August 14, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

For about a decade, Vancouver has been considered the most livable city in the world. This year it was controversially brought from first to third, the examp...

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douglas street

When should we discuss the Malahat?

August 14, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

For about a decade, Vancouver has been considered the most livable city in the world. This year it was controversially brought from first to third, the examp...

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highway

When should we discuss the Malahat?

August 14, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

For about a decade, Vancouver has been considered the most livable city in the world. This year it was controversially brought from first to third, the examp...

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malahat

When should we discuss the Malahat?

August 14, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

For about a decade, Vancouver has been considered the most livable city in the world. This year it was controversially brought from first to third, the examp...

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traffic

When should we discuss the Malahat?

August 14, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

For about a decade, Vancouver has been considered the most livable city in the world. This year it was controversially brought from first to third, the examp...

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2012

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closure

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forced

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Fringe Festival

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issue

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Metro Studio

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occupancy

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crack

Tilting my head until my neck cracks

September 10, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

I've noticed several friends and family members who regularly tilt their heads until their neck "cracks". I figure when they do it so often, th...

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muscles

Tilting my head until my neck cracks

September 10, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

I've noticed several friends and family members who regularly tilt their heads until their neck "cracks". I figure when they do it so often, th...

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neck

Tilting my head until my neck cracks

September 10, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

I've noticed several friends and family members who regularly tilt their heads until their neck "cracks". I figure when they do it so often, th...

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DVB-T

Hacking sub $10 gadgets

October 18, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

Even the most frugal of us now have the opportunity to hack, with the increase in sub $10 gadgets. I wrote a few weeks ago about the TI MSP430 for $4.30. Her...

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electronics

Hacking sub $10 gadgets

October 18, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

Even the most frugal of us now have the opportunity to hack, with the increase in sub $10 gadgets. I wrote a few weeks ago about the TI MSP430 for $4.30. Her...

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gadgets

Hacking sub $10 gadgets

October 18, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

Even the most frugal of us now have the opportunity to hack, with the increase in sub $10 gadgets. I wrote a few weeks ago about the TI MSP430 for $4.30. Her...

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MSP430

Hacking sub $10 gadgets

October 18, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

Even the most frugal of us now have the opportunity to hack, with the increase in sub $10 gadgets. I wrote a few weeks ago about the TI MSP430 for $4.30. Her...

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RTL2832U

Hacking sub $10 gadgets

October 18, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

Even the most frugal of us now have the opportunity to hack, with the increase in sub $10 gadgets. I wrote a few weeks ago about the TI MSP430 for $4.30. Her...

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black tie dinner

Black Tie Dinner III

November 04, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

Exactly one year since the last one, it's time for Black Tie Dinner III! If you've never heard about black tie dinner, click here. This time we're taking ove...

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dress up

Black Tie Dinner III

November 04, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

Exactly one year since the last one, it's time for Black Tie Dinner III! If you've never heard about black tie dinner, click here. This time we're taking ove...

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fast food

Black Tie Dinner III

November 04, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

Exactly one year since the last one, it's time for Black Tie Dinner III! If you've never heard about black tie dinner, click here. This time we're taking ove...

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bicycle

Want something delivered right meow?

November 20, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

Life, like business, often comes down to the line between time and money. Next time you're feeling time constrained or especially lazy, consider Right Meow B...

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delivery

Want something delivered right meow?

November 20, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

Life, like business, often comes down to the line between time and money. Next time you're feeling time constrained or especially lazy, consider Right Meow B...

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dial-a-bottle

Want something delivered right meow?

November 20, 2012 | less than 1 minute read

Life, like business, often comes down to the line between time and money. Next time you're feeling time constrained or especially lazy, consider Right Meow B...

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degree

Free university courses

January 02, 2013 | less than 1 minute read

I mentioned in August 2011 that Stanford started offering free university courses online for free. It's really exciting to see this trend spreading, most not...

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edu

Free university courses

January 02, 2013 | less than 1 minute read

I mentioned in August 2011 that Stanford started offering free university courses online for free. It's really exciting to see this trend spreading, most not...

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edx

Free university courses

January 02, 2013 | less than 1 minute read

I mentioned in August 2011 that Stanford started offering free university courses online for free. It's really exciting to see this trend spreading, most not...

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massive

Free university courses

January 02, 2013 | less than 1 minute read

I mentioned in August 2011 that Stanford started offering free university courses online for free. It's really exciting to see this trend spreading, most not...

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massive open online courses

Free university courses

January 02, 2013 | less than 1 minute read

I mentioned in August 2011 that Stanford started offering free university courses online for free. It's really exciting to see this trend spreading, most not...

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MOOC

Free university courses

January 02, 2013 | less than 1 minute read

I mentioned in August 2011 that Stanford started offering free university courses online for free. It's really exciting to see this trend spreading, most not...

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inspirational

looking for a cheap place to stay for two months

January 03, 2013 | less than 1 minute read

Someone wants to rent my condo short-term, so I'm looking for a cheap place to stay for two months. Priorities, in order of importance (but not required): B...

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lodging

looking for a cheap place to stay for two months

January 03, 2013 | less than 1 minute read

Someone wants to rent my condo short-term, so I'm looking for a cheap place to stay for two months. Priorities, in order of importance (but not required): B...

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rental

looking for a cheap place to stay for two months

January 03, 2013 | less than 1 minute read

Someone wants to rent my condo short-term, so I'm looking for a cheap place to stay for two months. Priorities, in order of importance (but not required): B...

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bacteria

Biospace, and the DIYBIO movement

January 15, 2013 | less than 1 minute read

Derek Jacoby and I made a TEDGlobal video, if only for a picture (3:49 in the video). This video is from the TED talk by Ellen Jorgensen of Genspace fame tal...

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biospace

Biospace, and the DIYBIO movement

January 15, 2013 | less than 1 minute read

Derek Jacoby and I made a TEDGlobal video, if only for a picture (3:49 in the video). This video is from the TED talk by Ellen Jorgensen of Genspace fame tal...

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DIYBIO

Biospace, and the DIYBIO movement

January 15, 2013 | less than 1 minute read

Derek Jacoby and I made a TEDGlobal video, if only for a picture (3:49 in the video). This video is from the TED talk by Ellen Jorgensen of Genspace fame tal...

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genes

Biospace, and the DIYBIO movement

January 15, 2013 | less than 1 minute read

Derek Jacoby and I made a TEDGlobal video, if only for a picture (3:49 in the video). This video is from the TED talk by Ellen Jorgensen of Genspace fame tal...

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genspace

Biospace, and the DIYBIO movement

January 15, 2013 | less than 1 minute read

Derek Jacoby and I made a TEDGlobal video, if only for a picture (3:49 in the video). This video is from the TED talk by Ellen Jorgensen of Genspace fame tal...

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sequencing

Biospace, and the DIYBIO movement

January 15, 2013 | less than 1 minute read

Derek Jacoby and I made a TEDGlobal video, if only for a picture (3:49 in the video). This video is from the TED talk by Ellen Jorgensen of Genspace fame tal...

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no snow

Victoria, in the middle of the winter

January 22, 2013 | less than 1 minute read

We don't really do snow here, they still talk about the snow in '96, where they apparently got over an inch of it. It's the middle of the winter here in Vict...

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peacock

Victoria, in the middle of the winter

January 22, 2013 | less than 1 minute read

We don't really do snow here, they still talk about the snow in '96, where they apparently got over an inch of it. It's the middle of the winter here in Vict...

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@BCTransit

The blue bridge is down

February 23, 2013 | 1 minute read

As I bicycled towards the Johnson street blue bridge in the rain this afternoon, it was up as a barge was going through. Traffic was backed up East of Swans ...

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misinformation

The blue bridge is down

February 23, 2013 | 1 minute read

As I bicycled towards the Johnson street blue bridge in the rain this afternoon, it was up as a barge was going through. Traffic was backed up East of Swans ...

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#bcpoli

Is your political party research for sale?

March 17, 2013 | 1 minute read

With a looming provincial election in British Columbia this May, I decided it's time to do some research. For those that follow my privacy and security blog,...

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cypherpunks

Big day for bitcoins!

March 19, 2013 | less than 1 minute read

If you've never heard of bitcoins, they are a decentralized digital currency based on an open-source, peer-to-peer internet protocol. It was introduced by a ...

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digital currency

Big day for bitcoins!

March 19, 2013 | less than 1 minute read

If you've never heard of bitcoins, they are a decentralized digital currency based on an open-source, peer-to-peer internet protocol. It was introduced by a ...

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dolla

Big day for bitcoins!

March 19, 2013 | less than 1 minute read

If you've never heard of bitcoins, they are a decentralized digital currency based on an open-source, peer-to-peer internet protocol. It was introduced by a ...

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dolla dolla bills

Big day for bitcoins!

March 19, 2013 | less than 1 minute read

If you've never heard of bitcoins, they are a decentralized digital currency based on an open-source, peer-to-peer internet protocol. It was introduced by a ...

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money

Big day for bitcoins!

March 19, 2013 | less than 1 minute read

If you've never heard of bitcoins, they are a decentralized digital currency based on an open-source, peer-to-peer internet protocol. It was introduced by a ...

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beacon hill

Beacon Hill Goat Run

March 21, 2013 | less than 1 minute read

Every day at 10:10a.m. and 4:10p.m. you can catch the Beacon Hill Goat Run down at the Beacon Hill Children's Farm. http://youtu.be/oNk9eHk-Lrs http://www.yo...

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Beacon Hill Goat Run

March 21, 2013 | less than 1 minute read

Every day at 10:10a.m. and 4:10p.m. you can catch the Beacon Hill Goat Run down at the Beacon Hill Children's Farm. http://youtu.be/oNk9eHk-Lrs http://www.yo...

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petting zoo

Beacon Hill Goat Run

March 21, 2013 | less than 1 minute read

Every day at 10:10a.m. and 4:10p.m. you can catch the Beacon Hill Goat Run down at the Beacon Hill Children's Farm. http://youtu.be/oNk9eHk-Lrs http://www.yo...

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zoo

Beacon Hill Goat Run

March 21, 2013 | less than 1 minute read

Every day at 10:10a.m. and 4:10p.m. you can catch the Beacon Hill Goat Run down at the Beacon Hill Children's Farm. http://youtu.be/oNk9eHk-Lrs http://www.yo...

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agile

Thinking and succeeding as a Modern Business

March 26, 2013 | 2 minute read

I often consult one-on-one with entrepreneurs, but recently I had the opportunity to speak to a room full of leaders in non-profit and social enterprise.  Di...

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entrepreneurship

Thinking and succeeding as a Modern Business

March 26, 2013 | 2 minute read

I often consult one-on-one with entrepreneurs, but recently I had the opportunity to speak to a room full of leaders in non-profit and social enterprise.  Di...

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lean

Thinking and succeeding as a Modern Business

March 26, 2013 | 2 minute read

I often consult one-on-one with entrepreneurs, but recently I had the opportunity to speak to a room full of leaders in non-profit and social enterprise.  Di...

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100

100 pushups

April 08, 2013 | 1 minute read

Have you ever wondered what it would take to do 100 pushups? The folks at onehundredpushups.com have developed a 6 week program to help you achieve that goal...

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one hundred

100 pushups

April 08, 2013 | 1 minute read

Have you ever wondered what it would take to do 100 pushups? The folks at onehundredpushups.com have developed a 6 week program to help you achieve that goal...

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per day

100 pushups

April 08, 2013 | 1 minute read

Have you ever wondered what it would take to do 100 pushups? The folks at onehundredpushups.com have developed a 6 week program to help you achieve that goal...

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physical

100 pushups

April 08, 2013 | 1 minute read

Have you ever wondered what it would take to do 100 pushups? The folks at onehundredpushups.com have developed a 6 week program to help you achieve that goal...

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self improvement

100 pushups

April 08, 2013 | 1 minute read

Have you ever wondered what it would take to do 100 pushups? The folks at onehundredpushups.com have developed a 6 week program to help you achieve that goal...

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simultaneously

100 pushups

April 08, 2013 | 1 minute read

Have you ever wondered what it would take to do 100 pushups? The folks at onehundredpushups.com have developed a 6 week program to help you achieve that goal...

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election reform

Electoral Reform

April 10, 2013 | 2 minute read

Dear Elections BC; As we're about to head into another voting period in British Columbia, I wonder how long it will be until we see electoral reform. Since I...

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Elections BC

Electoral Reform

April 10, 2013 | 2 minute read

Dear Elections BC; As we're about to head into another voting period in British Columbia, I wonder how long it will be until we see electoral reform. Since I...

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Elections Canada

Electoral Reform

April 10, 2013 | 2 minute read

Dear Elections BC; As we're about to head into another voting period in British Columbia, I wonder how long it will be until we see electoral reform. Since I...

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ElectionsBC

Electoral Reform

April 10, 2013 | 2 minute read

Dear Elections BC; As we're about to head into another voting period in British Columbia, I wonder how long it will be until we see electoral reform. Since I...

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job jar

Job Jar is looking for alpha testers

June 06, 2013 | 1 minute read

In the software development lifecycle, the alpha stage is when you have your minimal viable product (MVP) and are ready for testing. This means things will l...

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lend a hand

Job Jar is looking for alpha testers

June 06, 2013 | 1 minute read

In the software development lifecycle, the alpha stage is when you have your minimal viable product (MVP) and are ready for testing. This means things will l...

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services

Job Jar is looking for alpha testers

June 06, 2013 | 1 minute read

In the software development lifecycle, the alpha stage is when you have your minimal viable product (MVP) and are ready for testing. This means things will l...

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trades

Job Jar is looking for alpha testers

June 06, 2013 | 1 minute read

In the software development lifecycle, the alpha stage is when you have your minimal viable product (MVP) and are ready for testing. This means things will l...

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astronomy

Centre of the Universe is quietly being closed?

June 20, 2013 | 1 minute read

It is being alleged on social media that the Astronomy interpretive centre known in Victoria at the Centre of the Universe is being closed at the centre of t...

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hertzberg

Centre of the Universe is quietly being closed?

June 20, 2013 | 1 minute read

It is being alleged on social media that the Astronomy interpretive centre known in Victoria at the Centre of the Universe is being closed at the centre of t...

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NRC

Centre of the Universe is quietly being closed?

June 20, 2013 | 1 minute read

It is being alleged on social media that the Astronomy interpretive centre known in Victoria at the Centre of the Universe is being closed at the centre of t...

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physics

Centre of the Universe is quietly being closed?

June 20, 2013 | 1 minute read

It is being alleged on social media that the Astronomy interpretive centre known in Victoria at the Centre of the Universe is being closed at the centre of t...

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#ptbo

Project - Help someone out

October 24, 2013 | 2 minute read

This post is about my latest project idea - Help someone out. Version 0.2 - Oct 24th 10:08am EST. Check back regularly, as I'll be updating this post based o...

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desk

CPR Partners desk for sale

July 27, 2014 | less than 1 minute read

I'm selling my (Canadian Pacific Railway) CPR Partners desk. It's the nicest desk I've ever owned, I refinished it myself. It is from pre-World War I (approx...

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sustsainability

Fruits and vegetables in Vancouver

September 16, 2014 | less than 1 minute read

I was wondering where to buy my fruits and vegetables in Vancouver, and I realize knowing where is cheaper at any given time is a problem that is still not s...

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veggies

Fruits and vegetables in Vancouver

September 16, 2014 | less than 1 minute read

I was wondering where to buy my fruits and vegetables in Vancouver, and I realize knowing where is cheaper at any given time is a problem that is still not s...

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Dragon's Den

ASC in Vancouver

November 03, 2014 | 1 minute read

UPDATE! As we're still receiving $50 entries from people wanting to be awesomites, we're moving the event to January 28th, 2015. The call for submissions is ...

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ideation

ASC in Vancouver

November 03, 2014 | 1 minute read

UPDATE! As we're still receiving $50 entries from people wanting to be awesomites, we're moving the event to January 28th, 2015. The call for submissions is ...

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pitch

ASC in Vancouver

November 03, 2014 | 1 minute read

UPDATE! As we're still receiving $50 entries from people wanting to be awesomites, we're moving the event to January 28th, 2015. The call for submissions is ...

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taxes

Approved business tax software in Canada

January 06, 2015 | less than 1 minute read

I found the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) approved business tax software in Canada list, and went to each one to get their pricing. As you can see below, some ...

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250

Map of cheap meals in British Columbia

January 23, 2015 | less than 1 minute read

Enjoy my map of cheap meals in British Columbia! If you know of anywhere in British Columbia you can get a proper meal for $5 or less, please contact me and ...

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604

Map of cheap meals in British Columbia

January 23, 2015 | less than 1 minute read

Enjoy my map of cheap meals in British Columbia! If you know of anywhere in British Columbia you can get a proper meal for $5 or less, please contact me and ...

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cheap eats

Map of cheap meals in British Columbia

January 23, 2015 | less than 1 minute read

Enjoy my map of cheap meals in British Columbia! If you know of anywhere in British Columbia you can get a proper meal for $5 or less, please contact me and ...

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eats

Map of cheap meals in British Columbia

January 23, 2015 | less than 1 minute read

Enjoy my map of cheap meals in British Columbia! If you know of anywhere in British Columbia you can get a proper meal for $5 or less, please contact me and ...

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urban spoon

Map of cheap meals in British Columbia

January 23, 2015 | less than 1 minute read

Enjoy my map of cheap meals in British Columbia! If you know of anywhere in British Columbia you can get a proper meal for $5 or less, please contact me and ...

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yelp

Map of cheap meals in British Columbia

January 23, 2015 | less than 1 minute read

Enjoy my map of cheap meals in British Columbia! If you know of anywhere in British Columbia you can get a proper meal for $5 or less, please contact me and ...

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apt

Ultra Modern Condo For Sale Downtown Victoria

July 27, 2015 | 2 minute read

I have a one bedroom condo for sale downtown Victoria priced at $239,999 $220,000. They say location is important in choosing real estate, this location is p...

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real estate

Ultra Modern Condo For Sale Downtown Victoria

July 27, 2015 | 2 minute read

I have a one bedroom condo for sale downtown Victoria priced at $239,999 $220,000. They say location is important in choosing real estate, this location is p...

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security

Dark Information Sharing

November 25, 2015 | 2 minute read

Here are a few links I mentioned regarding the Dark side of Information Sharing last night at Nik Badminton's sold out Dark Futures conference. These are pub...

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expectations

Love

October 05, 2016 | 2 minute read

My thoughts on love. This will likely be updated as I feel I have new insights, as this is always evolving. I was reminded after reading a recent tweet by my...

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love

Love

October 05, 2016 | 2 minute read

My thoughts on love. This will likely be updated as I feel I have new insights, as this is always evolving. I was reminded after reading a recent tweet by my...

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cryptocurrency

Another chance to consider Bitcoin

January 03, 2017 | 1 minute read

As we have economic uncertainty in several countries around the world, you have to think where the world's elite are looking to put their money, and there's ...

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33c3

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hackers

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hackspaces

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liars

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lying

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politicians lie

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trust

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disrupt

Someone should make a bot & plugin that…

August 29, 2017 | less than 1 minute read

Someone should make a bot & plugin that auto clicks every ad seen on every website, while dynamically adjusting User-Agent strings etc. How hard could we...

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email

I managed to delete +100 emails tonight just…

August 29, 2017 | less than 1 minute read

I managed to delete +100 emails tonight just by scrolling down to year old emails. What's your best tip for heading to Inbox 0? From minimal research, it see...

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inbox 0

I managed to delete +100 emails tonight just…

August 29, 2017 | less than 1 minute read

I managed to delete +100 emails tonight just by scrolling down to year old emails. What's your best tip for heading to Inbox 0? From minimal research, it see...

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optimization

I managed to delete +100 emails tonight just…

August 29, 2017 | less than 1 minute read

I managed to delete +100 emails tonight just by scrolling down to year old emails. What's your best tip for heading to Inbox 0? From minimal research, it see...

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AML

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KYC

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XBT

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trading pairs

Trading Pairs

December 30, 2017 | 3 minute read

UPDATED April 2019 to replace quadrigacx with coinsquare in the example. As I touched on in the last article, a trading pair is what you want to trade to and...

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anti money laundering

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anti terrorist financing

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security token

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utility token

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#hiring

What’s your best advice for someone about to…

September 12, 2018 | less than 1 minute read

What's your best advice for someone about to go on a hiring spree? (no recruiters mentioning their firms please -- I don't intend on using recruiters current...

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#HR

What’s your best advice for someone about to…

September 12, 2018 | less than 1 minute read

What's your best advice for someone about to go on a hiring spree? (no recruiters mentioning their firms please -- I don't intend on using recruiters current...

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#jobs

What’s your best advice for someone about to…

September 12, 2018 | less than 1 minute read

What's your best advice for someone about to go on a hiring spree? (no recruiters mentioning their firms please -- I don't intend on using recruiters current...

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buddhism

Finding Purpose

September 25, 2018 | less than 1 minute read

Yesterday I had the pleasure of catching up with my friend Kerry, a Tibetan Buddhist Nun. This was an impromptu video where I pressed record, asked for a one...

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finding purpose

Finding Purpose

September 25, 2018 | less than 1 minute read

Yesterday I had the pleasure of catching up with my friend Kerry, a Tibetan Buddhist Nun. This was an impromptu video where I pressed record, asked for a one...

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purpose

Finding Purpose

September 25, 2018 | less than 1 minute read

Yesterday I had the pleasure of catching up with my friend Kerry, a Tibetan Buddhist Nun. This was an impromptu video where I pressed record, asked for a one...

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altruism

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selflessness

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#stopoverdose

Carfentanil found in Vancouver region

October 19, 2018 | less than 1 minute read

Here in Vancouver, specifically in the downtown eastside (DTES), on average two people are dying from an overdose per day, because of fentanyl. Fentanyl is r...

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carfentanil

Carfentanil found in Vancouver region

October 19, 2018 | less than 1 minute read

Here in Vancouver, specifically in the downtown eastside (DTES), on average two people are dying from an overdose per day, because of fentanyl. Fentanyl is r...

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fentanyl

Carfentanil found in Vancouver region

October 19, 2018 | less than 1 minute read

Here in Vancouver, specifically in the downtown eastside (DTES), on average two people are dying from an overdose per day, because of fentanyl. Fentanyl is r...

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heroin

Carfentanil found in Vancouver region

October 19, 2018 | less than 1 minute read

Here in Vancouver, specifically in the downtown eastside (DTES), on average two people are dying from an overdose per day, because of fentanyl. Fentanyl is r...

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opiod

Carfentanil found in Vancouver region

October 19, 2018 | less than 1 minute read

Here in Vancouver, specifically in the downtown eastside (DTES), on average two people are dying from an overdose per day, because of fentanyl. Fentanyl is r...

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