Posts Categorized: Learning is fun!

On sample sizes and the absence of a mandatory census

Posted by & filed under Canada, Learning is fun!, News, Politics.

With the 2011 Canadian federal election a week away, voter turnout looking to thankfully exceed 2008’s embarrassingly dismal 58.8%,  the polls are starting to look extremely interesting. While earlier polls indicated we could expect very nearly an identical Parliament to the one that existed before the election, an apparent surge in support for the NDP… Read more »

Catherine Grows as a Person

Posted by & filed under Catherine, Cycling, Events, Exercise, Learning is fun!, Vancouver.

Since attending Media that Matters 2009 at Hollyhock this May, I’ve been feeling very introspective. To say I was skeptical of some aspects of the conference beforehand would be a terrible, terrible understatement. On the ride up with former coworker Jnet: Her: “So are you recovered from your flu?” [Swine flu, I swear.] Me: “I… Read more »

Social Tech Brewing Vancouver — Learning in Virtual Worlds!

Posted by & filed under Canada, Catherine, Events, Learning is fun!, Second Life, Social Signal, Web 2.0.

This Wednesday, (March 21st, 2007) I and the rest of the Social Signal team will be at Social Tech Brewing Vancouver, for this month’s topic, “Learning in Virtual Worlds”.* From the Social Signal blog: If you work at the intersection of technology and community-building, we hope you’ll join us for the March gathering of Social… Read more »

Why is the Pentagon pentagonal?

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One of benefits of being me is that I have the sort of random thoughts that other people can generally only experience during some kind of medical experiment involving the injection of highly concentrated THC directly into the brain. For example, when drifting off to sleep the other night, it occurred to me to ask:… Read more »