Tag Archives: Blogathon 2009 – Vancouver Public Space Network

Thanks for your Blogathon support!

My 24 hour adventure of blogging for public space advocacy and education was a success! In the end, I raised $192 for the Vancouver Public Space Network, which I’m sure they will make into wonderful feats of merry and learning around the public realm. Thanks to my fellow Blogathoners, WorkSpace, and especially Miss604 and Raul […]

Blogathon 2009 – On Blogging as Generosity

It seems that many of us live in digital abundance – we have too many things to read, absorb, learn about, do, and we seem perpetually starved or longing for time to be. On the flip side, there are also people in my life who have an abundance of time and a paucity of passion for what they are doing. Perhaps this demands a new kind of generosity.

Blogathon 2009 – The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3, past and present

Richard and I, in full transit-geekery, decided to watch the updated remake of The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3, shortly followed after by a viewing of the 70’s original. Watching the two, it was striking to see the differences, which I saw as arising as interpretations of what the pressing issues of the time were.

Blogathon 2009 – Illuminares Report

Guest blogger Roland Tanglao reporting on experience at (thunderstormy) Illuminares 2009.

Blogathon 2009 – True North Media House

Dave “Uncleweed” Olson has a fascinating vision behind the role of social media during Vancouver’s coming Olympic games in February, and he calls it True North Media House. The idea? To carve out a niche for independent media in this city during the games.

Blogathon 2009 – Super-8 Film: Last Days in Toronto, 2007

In 2007, as I was getting ready to leave my Toronto at the conclusion of my co-op term, I unwittingly decided to give shooting super-8 film a try. I bought a camera, a projector, and a device intended to transfer super-8 films to video for $60, bought about 8 super-8 cartridges, and acquainted myself with the details.

Blogathon 2009 – Later Comics

Later Comics are a daily dose of post-apocalyptic reflection. I highly recommend it.

Blogathon 2009 – Book Review: The Nature of Economies, Jane Jacobs

The Nature of Economies for Jane Jacobs is somewhat unusual. It brings together a number of fairly abstract ideas from development and sketches out similarities between biological and economic development. But she does so using a series of conversations and dialogues.

Blogathon 2009 – Golden Ears Bridge Opening in HD and Super-8

Videos from the Golden Ears Bridge opening celebration – shot in high-definition video and super-8 film.

Blogathon 2009 – Seeing Cities in Maps

A conceptual post around the tradeoffs of using social versus visual representations of space and information, with reference to the City of Regina Survival Guide and Map.