This was the week for MESH and MESH U,which is a Toronto based conference which looks at “The Web” and how it is affecting the media, marketing, business and society as a whole. Mesh is in its 5th year and Continue reading Mesh10 : five years of Meshing in Toronto
May 15th: at Smashing Magazine comes a revisit of _why: Tale of a Post-Modern Genius, the sad tale of “Why the Lucky Stiff”, who made many vibrant and colourful contributions to the community, before deleting his online existence last August. Continue reading Quick links as of May 21th 2010
Last night was the 26th DemoCamp in Toronto, and the 3rd held at Ryerson University’s Ted Rogers School of Management with a crowd of ~300 or so. We had a Key Note by April Dunford and Demos by Kobo Books, Status.net, OpenApps, TeamSave, SWIX. and food. kick ass!! Continue reading Toronto DemoCamp 26, still going strong with noodles, Lean Marketing and 5 Demos.
Siu Mui Lam (also known as Mrs. Wong, born 1930) was killed by a dump truck driver on June 23, 2009 (the second day of City strike) when she crossed an intersection at St. Helen’s street/ Bloor before a STOP Continue reading $400 fine and 3 demerit points for the life of 79 year old Siu Mui Lam
This fall has seen a few changes in Toronto’s west end Junction neighborhood (of New York Times fame): Bronto Burger is now Jocelyn’s Place (2982 Dundas St. West, just west of Pacific Ave.), with a new owner but same menu/price Continue reading Changes in the Junction : Jocelyn’s Place, a Stop Light & Buddha Pie
We saw 5 great films in the Contemporary World Cinema program in this years (2009) Toronto International Film Festival (Tiff). We started off with a Irish film, Perrier’s Bounty, set in the underside of North Dublin. Great and meaty characters. Continue reading Five films from the TIFF