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ChangeCamp Proposal – Old and New School Mapping in Vancouver

I submitted this to the VanChangeCamp’s call for proposals last week (it’s also available in the ChangeCamp wiki): Who is the intended audience? Government leaders Non-profits General public Brief description of the session: I will moderate a session involving groups involved with mapping at the municipal, non-profit and citizen levels, to talk about what their […]

February events galore, past and future

Second month into the year, and you’d be hard-pressed to convince me that it’s winter with all the events I’ve been out to these past two weeks! People are definitely movin’ and a-shakin’ here in our fair city to get things rolling for now and further out. Last week, I attended four meetings: Vancouver Public […]

ChangeCamp re-cap: The Product is Change

ChangeCamp was yesterday. My live utters captured most of my immediate reactions; here is a loose summary of some more initial thoughts. Format The format of this event worked pretty well for me. The opening circle was followed by random groupings by letter. Each group had 45 minutes to hold rounds in which the people […]

As live from ChangeCamp as possible, through Utterli

For those of you not stalking me on Twitter, the AirPort on my Powerbook (the wireless card for the uninitiated) stopped being acknowledged by my operating system. Good news, the computer’s stopped randomly crashing. Bad news, I’m not likely to have a wired connection at MaRS today. So if you’re following along from home, my […]

ChangeCamp – donate your old cellphones for a great cause

ChangeCamp is about what we can do when we are motivated to make change to improve the lives of others and hence our collective wellbeing, through empowering them in their capacity to help themselves. In the spirit of this, I am taking up the cause of a project very close to home for me – […]

I’m going to ChangeCamp!

After a good few days of deliberating (and checking my bank account balance), it is now official: I’m going to ChangeCamp in Toronto! The event is an unconference (as you might guess from the “camp” designation), and, from the official description… […] is a free participatory web-enabled face-to-face event that brings together citizens, technologists, designers, […]