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Social Media for the Arts: An Un-Conference

After a conversation with Andrea Halwa, Executive Director at The London Arts Council, followed by a subsequent conversation with Carol Kehoe, Partnerships Manager at Museum London, I have become involved in organizing an Un-Conference on Social Media for the Arts. This event will feature a full-day of sessions and discussions that seeks to connect artists, […]
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Museum Underground Is Looking For Cool

Museum Underground is putting on another event at Museum London, this time on the front lawn of the Museum! From the Facebook Event Page: WE’RE LOOKING FOR COOL! Bring your coolest artifacts, original art or collected art down to the lawn and show it to the curators. At the end of the day we’ll present the […]
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Interesting Update!

Referring to the post I made a couple of days ago, Michael Geist is reporting that the Canadian Patent Appeal Board Rules Against Business Method Patents, specifically against the Amazon one-click patent in Canada. While the patent still stands in the US (as do many business method patents), this is good news for Canadian innovation.
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London Free Press Events Poll

You know how I voted 🙂 You can write in your favourite festival (if it’s not listed) under “Other”
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London Poetry Slam Live Stream

I’ll be live streaming this month’s London Poetry Slam from the Blackshire pub in London, Ontario, Canada.  You can watch it here, or if you’re in London, come to the event! Live Broadcast by Ustream.TV The London Poetry Slam is now at the Black Shire Pub on the last Tuesday of each month. Do not […]
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Blogger to WordPress

I’ve finally made the leap from Blogger to WordPress, and while the migration was relatively easy, I’m still using an unmodified, canned template. I’ll be doing some construction & remodelling (how web 1.0 is that!) soon, but will be more frequently posting now that the migration is complete.
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Presso Review

I actually own one of these devices, and in addition to roasting my own coffee, I enjoy trying to make the best cup of coffee possible. I enjoy both the Mukka and, more importantly the French Press (great video instructions here – click on ‘crafting the perfect cup’). I have, on occassion tried different methods […]
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Think Global, Act Local: Greening Our Community

Just received this from the office of my MPP, Chris Bentley: Looking for Inspiration and How to Save Money? “Please join Chris Bentley, Deb Matthews and Khalil Ramal at THINK GLOBAL ACT LOCALGREENING OUR COMMUNITY FORUM DATE: Saturday April 4, 2009TIME: 10:00 am – 4:00 pmLOCATION: White Oaks Mall WHAT:Be inspired to conserve energy, explore […]
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Skype For iPhone

Fast Company has a great round up on iPhone features. My favourite bit, however is where Kit Eaton, the author, describes why the crippling of the phone so that it will only work on a WiFi (and not the 3G data connection) is so backwards. Kit derides the way mobile providers continue to believe that… […]
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PodCamp London

I’m going to be attending PodCamp London on Saturday, April 25, 2009 from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM at the Station Park All Suite Hotel, and I’m thinking about speaking at it. If I do, I’ll post the topic here. According to the site, PodCamp London is part of a collection of “Un-Conferences” that… “…are […]
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