Category Archives: TA Speaking & Media

Quantified Self: How I’m using QS tools and techniques to aid my training for civilian military style events

On Mar 20 2013, I was invited to give a talk at Quantified Self Silicon Valley¬†on how I was using Quantified Self tools and techniques to train for civilian military style events. This is a summary of that talk with … Continue reading

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I’m in the June/July/August issue of Backbone Magazine talking about cleantech in Canada

Backbone Magazine has just published a great overview of the cleantech sector in Canada that contains quotes from a number of notable people in the space including Kirk Washington (Yaletown Venture Partners), Victoria Smith (BC Hydro), Rick Whittaker (Sustainable Development … Continue reading

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Startup Lessons Learned Simulcast this Friday April 23rd in Vancouver. Learn how to build fast-cycle lean startups.

I’m super excited to be part of the crew (along with Bootup Entrepreneurial Society) bringing the Startup Lessons Learned conference to town via simulcast this Friday April 23rd. For those of you who don’t know, the Lean Startup movement (a … Continue reading

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I’m in this week’s Business in Vancouver talking about cloud computing

I’m quoted in this week’s Business in Vancouver, discussing cloud computing, along with my industry colleague Sarah Morton from Backbone Systems (a recent sponsor of the Vancouver Cloud Camp.) I’m glad Curt got my favourite line in there, courtesy of … Continue reading

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Cloudcamp Vancouver video summary

The awesome guys from Hustream up in Kelowna came to the recent Cloudcamp Vancouver and made a great little video for us. Thanks guys! Enjoy!

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Vancouver’s First Cloudcamp happens on March 13, 2010 in two more days

Vancouver’s First Cloud Camp is in two more days! What will you do at Cloud Camp? You will learn how to take advantage of cloud computing to do things you could not do before, to save money, to be more … Continue reading

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British Columbia’s Cloud Computing Ecosystem

Techvibes and I released “BC’s Cloud Computing Ecosystem – A Comprehensive List” today. Please leave comments, tell me what I missed, make suggestions, debate my definitions of cloud, or whatever else. More than anything, please come and join the conversation. … Continue reading

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Cloud computing, virtualization, SaaS, Web Services call for companies closes March 20, 2009 for Under the Radar

Under the Radar Round 2 Calls! As many of you know, I am extremely fortunate to be assisting the Dealmaker Media team as co-chair of the upcoming Under the Radar event on April 24, 2009 in San Francisco. This is … Continue reading

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Cloud Definitions, Benefits, Issues and Opportunities

(This post is being cross-posted here but the original post is at http://www.undertheradar.com/blog) This April 24, 2009, I’m fortunate to be working with Dealmaker Media who will be hosting the 13th Under the Radar conference. In one day we will … Continue reading

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TALK: PR 2.0: How Social Media Is (and isn’t) Changing the Rules of Public Relations

Last night, my good friend Ean Jackson and I had the pleasure of speaking at the Canadian Public Relations Society on PR 2.0. We had a nearly full room, and the group was engaged and we had a great time … Continue reading

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UPDATED: Under the Radar Relay Fri Mar 16, 2007

Many of you know that I was on the selection committee for “Why Office 2.0 Matters” – a one day conference being organized by the Dealmaker Media team in SF. The one day session will look at 32 of the … Continue reading

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Event: April 24, 2007: 21st Angel Forum, Vancouver, BC

On Monday, March 26th, 2007, Bob Chaworth-Musters and his team will once again be offering their Investor Ready 101 course, a fantastic day of coaching for young companies to learn how to prepare their investor pitches. This is a lead-in … Continue reading

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Event: March 23, 2007: “The business case for social software in the enterprise”, presented at the Under the Radar / Office 2.0 Conference in Mountain View, CA

My friend Debbie and her team at Dealmaker Media are running the “Under the Radar: Office 2.0” conference in Mountain View, CA on March 23, 2007. Aside from having been on the selection committee with some fine folks (Rod Boothby, … Continue reading

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Event: March 21, 2007: “Maximize Your Revenue From Your Web 2.0 Venture”, presented to AJAX World in New York

I have the good fortune of speaking on March 21, 2007 at AJAXWorld and have chosen as my topic, “Maximize Your Revenue From Your Web 2.0 Venture”. The event “blurb” is here: What do you do to maximize your revenue? … Continue reading

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Event: April 30, 2007: “From Web 2.0 to Office 2.0: How the social web will impact our working lives” for the High-Tech Communicators Exchange

Ean Jackson and I will be presenting on Web 2.0,  Office 2.0, and Enterprise 2.0 to a group of communications professionals at the High-Tech Communicators Exchange on April 30, 2007. Location is TBA. (Event site, [Powerpoint not yet available]) The … Continue reading

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Event: October 27, 2006: “Web 2.0: Getting Past the Hype to the Tools That Work” presentation to the International Internet Marketing Association

This is the presentation I did with Ean Jackson to the International Internet Marketing Association (IIMA) on Web 2.0 for online marketers: (Event site, Powerpoint file)

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Event: May 12, 2006: “Web 2.0 – What is it and why should you care?” at the Fraser Valley Technology Network

This is a copy of the presentation that Ean Jackson and I gave at the Fraser Valley Technology Network on May 12, 2006 titled “Web 2.0 – What is it and why should you care?” (FVTN event link, Powerpoint file)

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Boris and Troy numb the minds of an MBA class with corporate blogs, wikis, RSS, and the future of social software

Boris Mann posted a great summary of a fine evening that he and I spent chatting with an MBA class team who call themselves “Team Flow.” Lots of interesting discussion, and great questions from a very keen group of people. … Continue reading

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