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Archive for the 'projects' Category

Why I work for Homeless Nation

Sunday, November 19th, 2006

Homeless Nation is a non-profit organization that focuses on giving a voice to homeless people across the country. As of last Monday, I work for them. Here’s why. First, from the site: There are tens of thousands of homeless people in Canada, with no address, no vote, nameless and faceless, and yet there is almost […]

Finished couchsurfing (for now)

Saturday, November 11th, 2006

I spent this past week in New York City without a great deal of fanfare. It was the first time I was there, hanging out with a friend and people I’ve met through CouchSurfing.com, a site for travelers who want to do it on the cheap and meet cool people. Although my initial impressions of […]

Leaving Banff

Sunday, October 29th, 2006

Today is our last full day at the Banff Cross Platform Mentorship Lab. Our presentation went over really well earlier- last night, we decided to scrap the way we were selling the idea, starting over entirely about 12 hours before needing to present it. This change and the presentation was really well received, and we […]

Traveling to Banff

Thursday, October 26th, 2006

Currently in-flight, heading straight to Banff from Montréal. The next four days will be spent at the Interactive Project Lab representing HAL, and talking with other participants from all around the country about new media projects they are involved in. Exciting possibilities. Although I don’t know a hell of a lot about this place, the […]

Julien, Véro, et HAL

Monday, October 16th, 2006

Je travaille depuis quelque temps sur HAL (Hub d’Artistes Locaux), un projet où nous rassemblons la communauté d’artistes locaux avec les usagers d’internet sans-fil Montréalais. Le vidéo ci-dessous est une introduction au projet, monté par Véro B, une vidéobloggeure locale très talentueuse. Si vous êtes nouveau visiteur, bienvenue à mon blogue! Vous y retrouverez régulièrement […]

HAL accepted for the Cross Platform Mentorship Lab

Sunday, October 15th, 2006

So the HAL project I spoke about a few entries ago has been selected to attend the Banff Centre’s Cross Platform Mentorship Lab. 10 projects (2 people per project) are being flown down to be coached by a group of media and technology experts from October 26-30. Pascal and I will be attending it, which […]