Posts from the ‘Vancouver’ category

Advertising on Bathroom Mirrors

I’ve written before about the incursion of advertising into new public (if privately-owned) spaces. The most recent example was video screens in the back seats of…

Read article

Federal Government to Appeal Insite Ruling

Last month, the federal government lost their appeal of a court ruling on Insite, Vancouver’s supervised injection site. There was hope among the site’s proponents that…

Read article

What the Climate?

In the next couple of weeks, there are two big climate change-related events that I wanted to mention. First up, this Thursday is Blog Action Day,…

Read article

Google Street View Lands in Vancouver

About six months ago, I wrote about seeing the Google Street View camera car drive past. When Google’s street-level photo feature was implemented in Vancouver, I…

Read article

BarCamp is a Comin’

This Saturday is Vancouver’s fourth annual BarCamp. A bit like Northern Voice, the event has doubled in scope over that time. The first one, back in…

Read article

Steve Martin at the Orpheum

Last night, courtesy of the Vancouver Comedy Festival, we watched George Strombopolous interview Steve Martin at the Orpheum Theatre. There was no particular framing around the…

Read article

Walking to School

This generation of children is the most pampered and protected of its kind in all of history. Of course, that’s probably been true of every subsequent…

Read article

Foursquare Comes to Vancouver

We’ve been doing a lot of speaking and workshops lately. At these events, people inevitably ask us “what’s the Next Big Thing?” I’m incredibly poor at…

Read article