The Day Digital Died

The Day Digital Died It was a seemingly innocuous situation… I was sitting in a room filled with publishing types: book publishers, librarians, agents, industry press, metadata specialists, and consultants of varying shapes and sizes. We were there in an advisory role to one of the digital publishing conferences.

Things started innocently enough – the usual suspects began to chime in (I am shamelessly unable NOT to talk in a group). As I spoke I began to feel a strong sense of familiarity. And that feeling grew and grew as the conversation rolled forward until I felt I was having a deja vu on steroids moment. It dawned on me that I was in the exact same discussion about the exact same conference in the… Continue reading “The Day Digital Died”

Meetup: Old Post Office Pavilion

Meetup: Old Post Office Pavilion BookCrossers met on June 23, 2013 at the Old Post Office Pavilion for the monthly BCinDC meetup. Once we determined how to go around the Barbecue Battle and found the correct door to use to get inside, we swapped books, chatted, and ate at the food court. The Ben & Jerry’s especially seemed to call […] Continue reading “Meetup: Old Post Office Pavilion”

Courses At The Premises Studios

Courses At The Premises Studios Here at The Premises we do more than just run our Rehearsal and Recording studios. We also run an exciting annual programme of workshops and courses, ranging from a Jazz Piano Summerschool and a Chicago Blues Camp to a Songwriting and Recording course and a youth choir project. Some are free, others are not-for-profit and […] Continue reading “Courses At The Premises Studios”

Brunch Beyond Vancouver: The Wooden Spoon Co.

Brunch Beyond Vancouver: The Wooden Spoon Co. We rarely find ourselves out of Vancouver during the weekends unless there are errands to run or we decide to go on a quick getaway. The former was the case a couple of weeks ago, combined with fasting and an early rise. It’s only fitting that we reward ourselves with a nice brunch, or so we justify […] Continue reading “Brunch Beyond Vancouver: The Wooden Spoon Co.”

Nominations to the 2015 Ubuntu Community Council

Nominations to the 2015 Ubuntu Community Council I am delighted to nominate these long-standing members of the Ubuntu community for your consideration in the upcoming Community Council election. * Phillip Ballew https://launchpad.net/~philipballew * Walter Lapchynski https://launchpad.net/~wxl * Marco Ceppi https://launchpad.net/~marcoceppi * Jose Antonio Rey https://launchpad.net/~jose * Laura Czajkowskii https://launchpad.net/~czajkowski * Svetlana Belkin https://launchpad.net/~belkinsa * Chris Crisafulli https://launchpad.net/~itnet7 * Michael Hall https://launchpad.net/~mhall119 * […] Continue reading “Nominations to the 2015 Ubuntu Community Council”

FBI is working with Cellebrite to unlock San Bernardino iPhone, reports say

FBI is working with Cellebrite to unlock San Bernardino iPhone, reports say  Israeli company Cellebrite has been appointed by the FBI to find an alternative way to unlock the iPhone 5c involved in the San Bernardino shootings, according to Israeli newspaper the Yedioth Ahronoth and Reuters. Cellebrite has been developing Read More Continue reading “FBI is working with Cellebrite to unlock San Bernardino iPhone, reports say”

Shona Brown Gaelictronica sessions on Ceòl ‘s Craic – Monday 21 March 6-7pm

Shona Brown Gaelictronica sessions on Ceòl ‘s Craic – Monday 21 March 6-7pm Bidh Ceòl ‘s Craic @ Celtic Music Radio a’ craoladh seiseanan ciùil bhon oidhche Gaelictronica a chum sinn bho chionn ghoirid far an do nochd robh Shona Brown agus Seinneadairean nan Salm bho Eaglais Dowanvale. Bidh sinn cuideachd a’ cur failte air dà chèidhliche dhan phrògram. Cluinnidh sinn trì de na pìosan ciùil as fheàrr le […] Continue reading “Shona Brown Gaelictronica sessions on Ceòl ‘s Craic – Monday 21 March 6-7pm”

Is Ted Cruz secretly Stryper’s Michael Sweet? CNN finds out tonight

Is Ted Cruz secretly Stryper’s Michael Sweet? CNN finds out tonight Is Ted Cruz secretly Stryper’s Michael Sweet? CNN finds out tonight was originally published on HM Magazine by Sean Huncherick.
Ted Cruz. Michael Sweet. What do they have in common? Some say everything. The facial similarities between the two have created a conspiracy theory that the two are one and the same. What started as an Onion-like headline has turned into one of the most unusual viral stories of the year. So I guess my doppelgänger is […]
Is Ted Cruz secretly Stryper’s Michael Sweet? CNN finds out tonight was originally published on HM Magazine by Sean Huncherick.
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