Tag Archives: social media

Online Social Networking, Travel Behaviours and Choice of Urban Transportation Mode

Friend Rob Cottingham drew an interesting webcomic recently. His witty and observant comic is syndicated on ReadWriteWeb, a techhnology-focused blog. The comic touches on a phenomenon I’ve observed in my own life that I’ve had a chance to do a little bit of scholarly work on; namely, how well mobile technologies go with transit. I […]

Planning in the Age of Participation — presentation at SCARP 2010 Student Symposium on Resilience

Some reflections and thoughts on my presentation on “Planning in the Age of Participation,” my presentation at the 2010 SCARP Symposium on Resilience.

Social media – how important is it for job searching?

I recently became friends with a late adopter / conscientious abstainer – he checks his e-mail as many times a day as there are fingers on one of your hands; he’s not in Facebook or LinkedIn; and, most painful for me to deal with, he uses Yahoo Mail. You know, that one (alongside Hotmail) that […]

BarCamp for Non-Techies, aka. The Discussion I Wished We’d Had

So yesterday was BarCamp Vancouver 2008. In typical BarCamp fashion, I proposed a session on the wiki called BarCamp for Non-Techies on the Monday about 5 days before BarCamp, and did not prepare anything whatsoever. Then, racing in on Saturday morning, I proposed it at the Scheduling Jam, and Boris slotted it in at the […]

Web Wednesday canoodling

Napoleon Biggs and Chris Justice during the sofa interview portion of the evening. I decided to take a “work” (if you can call it work) day in the dwindling days of my time here in Hong Kong by attending the monthly Web Wednesday social-mixer-type last night. Thanks to Napoleon Biggs, the organizer, and everyone I […]