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HotDocs – Premier Documentary Festival Opens Today with “The Manor”

Sometimes you need to get out from under work and see some culture. HotDocs is a good excuse for me to get to the movies. The most prestigious and largest documentary film festival HotDocs opens today with the film “The Manor”. First time feature director, Shawney Cohen, asks the question “What happened to a nice […]

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My Picks for Crossmedia Toronto – Feb 21, 2013

Crossmedia Toronto will take place on February 21st, 2013 at the Toronto Reference Library. It’s a 1-day conference with a twist: twenty-six leaders in technology, mobile, gaming, and music present 7-minute demos throughout the day. The day is jam-packed. It will be hard to walk away empty handed with the proposed line-up of international demo-ers. […]

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Conflict Breeds Creativity: Dare To Disagree

Most people instinctively avoid conflict, but as Margaret Heffernan shows us, good disagreement is central to the creative progress. She illustrates (sometimes counterintuitively) how the best partners aren’t echo chambers – and how creative teams allow people to deeply disagree. By creating some level of conflict in collaboration, in fact thinking is created. Because we […]

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For the first week in history, Google Chrome is the most-used browser in the world, says StatCounter

IE has persisted in the world as the top used browser – until the last week of May 14 – 20, 2012. For the first 7-day period in history Google’s Chrome browser takes the lead. For many website developers, this is great news because developing interactive experiences for Chrome provides flexibility and cost effectiveness. Parts […]

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The incredible innovation of 3D printing and prototyping

3D printing is incredible, mind-blowing even! Does this mean, manufacturing can one day be a DIY endeavour? The answer is Yes. Here the designer prints a number of small and giant wrenches from a CAD design to workable wrench, complete with moving pieces. The wrenches are printed in the toughness and rigidity of commercial grade […]

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By placing too many ads “above the fold” publishers risk downgrading their page rank – Google’s “page layout algorithm” now in effect

                    Online advertising is great. It built the Internet. Online advertising mimed the TV broadcast model. We can thank online ads for the freemium model. The problem is, online advertising’s best before date is immanent. Even Google thinks so! On January 19th, 2012 Google announced a […]

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How Do I Operationalize Social Media Within The Enterprise?

Marcel LeBrun from Radian6 describes his perspective on the consumer-ization of everything and the brand conversations that are happening. A few key principals from the video worth noting include the notion that Social Media has moved from a crisis tool to an amazing media to where brands can have real conversations with customers. Marketers have reached a common understanding […]

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Social Media Forcast for 2011

LeWeb is the most talked about digital media conference in Europe. It took place this year in December, in a remote suburb of Paris. If you go, forget sipping beer along le canal st. Martin, you simply won’t have time. You will however chat it up with the best and brightest of Europe. Here is […]

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