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Culture shock…at work

November 18th, 2008 · Comments Off

If you’re more concerned with your company culture than the size of your pay cheque, your might be interested in this Vancouver start-up. Jiibe is a user-generated service that matches your value system to a compatible company based on a questionnaire you fill out. I can see this site being really useful to young Millennials […]

Tags: culture · employment · productivity · web 2.0

Musical cross-pollination with the tech industry

May 13th, 2008 · Comments Off

If you’re Homo Sapien then you’ve probably heard that song by Yael Naïm. Name not ringing any bells? You know, it’s the one that goes something like this: “La-la-la-la la-la-la-la-la…” Still not getting it? Okay, it’s the song from the MacBook Air commercial. Yes, you know the one (and if you still have no clue, […]

Tags: marketing · music · technology · web 2.0

Is Brijit liberating or enslaving?

April 25th, 2008 · 2 Comments

For those of you who aren’t familiar with it, Brijit is a website that publishes 100-word summaries of various web, TV, radio, and print media. The idea is that there is so much information out there – wouldn’t it be nice if we had the short-short version so we can get the gist of it […]

Tags: freelancing · journalism · the internet · web 2.0 · writing

Heading to DocTrain West

April 8th, 2008 · Comments Off

I won a ticket to this year’s DocTrain West conference through the Westcoast STC! I’d like to thank the organizer Scott Abel and the good people at the STC for giving me this terrific opportunity. As I mentioned before, if you can afford the $899, or have a generous employer, then be there or don’t-be-square.

Tags: conference · events · technical writing · web 2.0