Even though Spring may have arrived, Mother Nature still seems to be a little undecided on the matter. In the last couple of weeks here in Vancouver, we’ve witnessed some rather extreme weather. It was snowing one day and then the blazing sun came out the next, accompanied by near summer-like temperatures. Al Gore (and David Suzuki) tried to warn us of this global climate change. I guess that’s why we should be paying more attention to things like Earth Day (yesterday).
As we gear up for some more wild weather outside, it’s nice to know that we can always turn to the blogosphere for the stability of great blog posts. You just have to know where to look.
Rebecca Bollwitt, better known in most circles as Miss604, will be one of the featured speakers at the upcoming WordPress Camp Vancouver. This event will provide a means to exchange tips and information about everyone’s favorite content management system. John Chow is one of the other featured speakers, among other local experts.
RT Cunningham of Untwisted Vortex doesn’t think that we should all pick a specific niche for our blogs. Instead, we should write for the masses with a blog that can cover a variety of topics. He goes so far as to say that specialization is for insects. Are you an insect?
Tasty Blog Snack’s Justine Ezarik rise to fame probably came about when she starting lifecasting on Justin.tv as iJustine. Ever since, people have not been able to get enough of her videos. One of her latest clips is a Madonna 4 Minutes iTunes Lost spoof. What do you get when you combine three of the hottest things on the planet with Justine?
The main reason why someone would want to attend ad:tech would be to network with the different companies and learn what they’re all about. Bob Buskirk got in some networking in San Francisco, but he did not fail to appease his hunger with some great dinners too. There’s nothing quite like indulging in a great meal.
When he’s not stunt acting, Leo Chiang is an absolute mixed martial arts fanatic. He chose to forgo the second weekend of the Telus World Ski and Snowboard Festival so that he would be able to watch UFC 83. He recaps the fights, including the headline battle between Matt Serra and Georges St. Pierre.