Posts Categorized: Blogosphere

“Why do you write about technology? Wouldn’t you rather be writing about fashion or something?”

Posted by & filed under Blogosphere, Drupal, Gender, Vancouver.

Bridget Botelho writes about an experience she had at the New England VMware Users Group: My “outsider” paranoia was made poignantly clear when the older gentleman sitting beside me during lunch asked out of sincere curiosity, “So, why do you write about technology? Wouldn’t you rather be writing about fashion or something?” My imaginary response was… Read more »

#Amazonfail

Posted by & filed under Blogosphere, Brands, Events, LGBT, Memes, Usability.

A few weeks ago, I bought a new Kensington Expert Mouse to use at home. A friend helped me out, by having it shipped to her address in Washington to take advantage of a really good deal Amazon.com was offering to US-based customers. I ended up saving something like $60. Sweet. Deal. So, my first… Read more »

Catherine talks to the ladies

Posted by & filed under Blogosphere, Catherine, Omega Point, Vancouver, Video.

“Anyway, I met that guy at a blogging conference,” I said. She cut me off: “Flogging conference!?” she exclaimed, seemingly both intrigued and alarmed. After we cleared that up, I mentioned an idle interest in video blogging and suggested I might try my hand at it at some point. “So what would you talk about?” she asked. I… Read more »

I CAN HAS HYPOTHESIS?

Posted by & filed under Blogosphere, Memes, News, Pop Culture.

Just recently, I was lamenting the fact that there are likely orders of magnitude more people who understand the “turn it off and then on again” method of troubleshooting than the scientific method. To back up my theory, this month’s Wired Magazine sees editor Chris Anderson confidently stroll into Crazyland with his essay The End… Read more »

Northern Voice 2007: Day 1 — MooseCamp

Posted by & filed under Blogosphere, Catherine, Events, Second Life, Social Signal, Vancouver, Web 2.0.

So I’m at Northern Voice this weekend! Friday’s agenda is MooseCamp: the “unconference”. This morning, people seemed interested in a session about Second Life, so I signed up to run one after lunch. Now even more bloggers know about Goreans, furries and lag. Mission accomplished. Today’s highlights included: Realizing that it’s at the main Point… Read more »