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Farewell Derek

Derek K Miller passed away yesterday after a long ordeal with colorectal cancer. His pain has finally stopped. My heart and thoughts go out to his wife, daughters and loved ones. I know all to well what it’s like to be one of the ones left behind after such an Read On..

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PAB2011 – Here we go!

I’ve cross-posted most of this from Woo!! The new site is live, registrations are opened, and Mark and Bob are feverishly working at putting the sessions list together. It took a bit longer than expected, something about some (way too frequent) political event happening in Canada, and the fact Read On..

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Make every day April Fool’s

This is one of my favourite PowerPoint slides of all time : It evokes panic from speakers, hope from attendees, and sighs of frustration from technical support people. How many slides can you think of that can generate such emotion across such a breadth of people? I’ve used it a Read On..

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Hey Chicago creative-types!

Are you close to Chicago? Can you be? Did you know there’s a CreatorCamp Chicago in May? Here’s your chance to exchange ideas, thoughts, and discuss the creative process with other creative people. CreatorCamp is coming to Chicago and they’d love to see you there! CreatorCamp is a half-day conference Read On..

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Have an idea? Do it.

Julien Smith and myself, when we each had facial hair. I have no idea what the hell I’m drinking, nor have I ever seen Julien wear shades. Julien and I have great conversations. I look forward to our chats because I always end up with new ideas or new motivation Read On..

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Ok, Ok, here’s a blog post

I was on the phone with Mark the other day, and he scolded me for really not putting anything out recently. My last post was a few months ago, so I guess he does have a point. I wasn’t protesting anything, or being paid to be quiet (that would be Read On..

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Steel across my face

Shaving. When I started this blog back in 2004, if you have told me I would one day have a post about shaving I’d have thought you were insane. So, since you’re not insane, here it is: My father was an electric shaver dude. I remember his trusty Remington cordless’ Read On..


Afterglow – thoughts on CreatorCamp

On December 8th we held the first ever CreatorCamp in Ottawa. CC Chapman and Mark Blevis review the Ottawa event nicely. I couldn’t be more pleased with how the event turned out. It boggles my mind how easily this came together, and I have learned a few things in the Read On..

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Happy (Great) Canadian National Day of Podcasting

It’s here! and it’s fun! We’re trying to keep track of everyone participating, so if you could leave a comment on this post , it will help us a lot! There have been quite a few shows so far, a few surprises, and I think a few more are on Read On..

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The Daily Soulless Aggregation

I think I just invented that term. If you’re following more than 25 people on twitter, you’ve probably seen several messages like this : “The daily <whatever> is out. Articles by @ @ @….” with a link to the compilation. This is a function of a link aggregation tool, which Read On..