Monthly Archives: August 2009

DemoCamp. Vancouver. September 14th. Details Soon.

Actually, you can get some details now – go check out the Upcoming page for this event.

Your Last Day for TechDays Vancouver or Toronto at $299!

Here’s a post for you readers who either program on the .NET framework, sysadmin Microsoft-based systems or have been thinking about doing either… Today is your last chance to register for TechDays Canada 2009’s Vancouver (September 14 – 15) and Toronto (September 29 – 30) conferences at the early bird price of CDN$299. Tomorrow, the […]

Disney Buys Marvel

My spider-sense is tingling, and not in a good way: Disney is buying Marvel Entertainment (yup, that Marvel, as in Spider-Man, the X-Men and so on) for $4 billion in stock, acquiring the rights to all their characters. Soon we’ll see the cast of High School Musical as the newest young mutants to join Professor […]

Slice of Life: A Giant Cheque from HoHOTo

A couple of weeks ago, I attended the HoHOTo party and last week, I posted a “Slice of Life” photo from it. Here’s another, more important photo from HoHOTo: the giant cheque displaying the amount of money that was raised for the Daily Bread Food Bank: $10,500. Nicely done, folks!

TechDays Toronto and Vancouver: 2 Days Left for the Early Bird Rate

The early bird registration price for TechDays Vancouver (September 14th – 15th) and TechDays Toronto (September 29th – 30th) will disappear after Monday, August 31st. If you want to catch TechDays at the ultra-cheap rate, you should register now! For more about TechDays, see my articles in Canadian Developer Connection and Global Nerdy.

Slice of Life: “Big Balls” at the Mesh Conference

At the Mesh Conference held earlier this year, I was asked at the last minute to play an opening number for the big panel discussion on using social media for marketing. I decided to get cheeky and played AC/DC’s Big Balls, since having them is a quality that you need to really use social media […]

Tina Fey’s Fashion Statement

On the right person, even the lamest T-shirt looks pretty good: