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Entries from February 2008

Northern Voice a wrap

February 27th, 2008 · 5 Comments

I’m glad I was able to attend Northern Voice this year – it was informative and inspiring for the most part. All the clicking laptops around me were a bit daunting, but gave me something to aspire to. The morning kicked off with the keynote address by Matt Mullenweg, founder of WordPress (the excellent blogging […]

Tags: blogging · events · NV08

Internet privacy saves lives

February 15th, 2008 · Comments Off

It doesn’t matter how many firewalls, P2P filters, script blockers, or spyware  removers you use, the one giveaway to your identity on the Internet is your IP address. Those numbers will trumpet your location to whoever’s interested, which is why you’ll often see annoying ads like “Find friends in (insert your city here) now!” This […]

Tags: politics · software · technology

Come to Northern Voice 2008

February 5th, 2008 · Comments Off

Whether you’re a hardcore blogger or just thinking of starting one up, you can’t miss Northern Voice, Vancouver’s 4th blogging and social media conference. This event gets bigger and more popular every year, but is still “cheap, friendly and open to all.” It’s only $40 for one day ($60 for both). On a similar note, […]

Tags: blogging · events · technical writing