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Well, that was fun!

Wednesday, February 27th, 2008

Northern Voice 2008 was amazing. First off, Matt Mullenweg‘s keynote was amazing. Just for a taste, take a look (er, I mean listen) at this site and look at these photos posted to Flickr or this reverse liveblogging transcript from Stewart Mader. Some key points that stuck in my mind: Exhortation #1, remove the FRICTION […]

Daily Diigo Public Link 02/27/2008

Tuesday, February 26th, 2008

Here’s one reason students Barack the vote: respect – Crosscut Annotated tags: blogging, citizen_journalism, clinton, obama, politics, presidency, respect, seattle Wow, and wow again! U-Dub communications prof David Domke describes how his citizen-journalist blogger students were treated by the politicians campaigning for president, and the differences between Hillary & Barack are astounding. One of Domke’s […]

Is “balance” enough?

Tuesday, February 26th, 2008

Just a quick post, as I’m still in catch-up mode. This morning I read an article in the local paper about a man who has 250 charges against him for public drunkenness, causing disturbances, aggressive panhandling, harassing people, and so on. “Red,” as he’s called in the article, is not homeless, according to police, and […]

Daily Diigo Public Link 02/26/2008

Monday, February 25th, 2008

» Entwurf für das Stadtcasino in Basel – Zaha Hadid Architects – – Das Video-Blog für Architektur, Stadtplanung und Immobilien tags: architecture,, basel, casino, video, zaha_hadid This is a really useful video from Zaha Hadid Architects, which models the effect and appearance of a new casino & concert hall in the middle of […]

Northern Voice 2008 — what a blast!

Sunday, February 24th, 2008

This afternoon I returned home from Northern Voice 2008, the 4th annual incarnation of this event. It was the first time I attended, and I had a great time. Learned a lot, met some terrific people, and experienced a really positive geek vibe — if that makes sense. I’ll post more later — probably tomorrow? […]

Daily Diigo Public Link 02/24/2008

Saturday, February 23rd, 2008

Capital Regional District’s Annual Reports Garner Top Honours for Fourth Year Running – CivicInfo BC – News tags: bc_civicinfo, crd, victoria Surface/Subsurface – Cool Hunting: tags: cities

Daily Diigo Public Link 02/23/2008

Friday, February 22nd, 2008

Sorry, Boys, This Is Our Domain – New York Times Annotated tags: blogging, cyber_culture, gender_studies, girls, socialcomputing, socialtheory “Research shows that among the youngest Internet users, the primary creators of Web content (blogs, graphics, photographs, Web sites) are (…) digitally effusive teenage girls.” This article profiles a couple of amazingly self-possessed young women. › Ma […]

Daily Diigo Public Link 02/22/2008

Thursday, February 21st, 2008

Ground-up City by Liane LeFaivre and Doll Annotated tags: cities, liane_lefaivre, playgrounds, urbanism 010 (publisher) description of Ground-up City: Play as a Design Tool, by LeFaivre and the architecture firm Döll – Atelier voor Bouwkunst. › Notes from the ‘Global Place’ conference Annotated tags: conference, ecology, liane_lefaivre, place_making, playgrounds, reference, urbanism Still to read through […]

Daily Diigo Public Link 02/21/2008

Wednesday, February 20th, 2008

Tear down a viaduct, and then the wars really begin – Crosscut Seattle – Annotated tags: crosscut, redevelopment, san_francisco, seattle, urban_renewal, viaduct LOL, this sounds like Victoria, BC, too… » The Hidden Jewel of Hull • Spacing Toronto • understanding the urban landscape Annotated tags:, surface_parking_lots, toronto, urban_design, urban_renewal Interview with Marc Dube, “owner […]

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