Posts Categorized: Drupal

Catherine Winters is not the top hit for “Second Life Vancouver”

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This week, the Georgia Straight’s Stephen Hui interviewed me for Straight.com’s weekly Geek Speak feature. I just finished reading the interview and I’m happy to confirm that I didn’t sound insane or say anything terribly inappropriate this time. I find I do have something of a tendency to do this. If we’ve spoken in any… Read more »

Blogathon 2009: 3 killed, 14 injured. Also, kitty videos!

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So this has been bugging me for a long time: Digg.com seems to have grown past the point of usefulness lately. Digg is ostensibly a link-sharing site, where the most popular sites people are reading and voting upon are promoted to the front page. The downside to this is that popularity does not equal relevance.… Read more »

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

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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 »