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Startup Weekend Toronto

I attended Startup Weekend Toronto this past weekend. Startup Weekend is a convergence developers, designers, and marketers converge in cities around the world to take a startup from idea to launch within 54 hours. Ie. A weekend of insanity. Here’s what happened (I’ll comment on what I learned in a follow up post) Hundreds of [...]

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Entering a contest

I’m entering a contest. I feel uneasy about contests in general, especially about this one.  The Pepsi Refresh project contest has had notorious issues in the past, and there are a number of concerns I have for the way it’s running, but it’s one I feel like we need to take a shot at. Some [...]

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Collaborative Consumption

As mentioned in my last post, a bulk of my energy right now is going into creating a platform for collaborative consumption. We’ve been working on it the past year, and I believe collaborative consumption is a key piece to creating a more human future. The above video will explain much of this movement I’m [...]

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Can I get a witness? (why people twitter)

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There’s a lady I know that shares about her hardships and broken marriage to strangers everywhere she goes. Her son tells me that it’s so people know she existed. She wants people to know that she was here. Not that she was so great or so miserable, but that someone else knew pieces of her [...]

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Blogging for Dollars

Friends ask me all the time about making money blogging. First off I don’t blog in order to make money, it’s something I do anyways, much like using toilet paper. Second of all, I’m a far cry from an A-list blogger and suffer from bouts of inconsistency like the bulk of bloggers out there. I’ve [...]

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Did You Know 4.0

The latest from the shift happens folks. With much more of a technology and social media bent. What do you think?

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Gordon Brown – Wiring a web for global good

We’re at a unique moment in history, says UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown: we can use today’s interconnectedness to develop our shared global ethic — and work together to confront the challenges of poverty, security, climate change and the economy. What do you think? (Especially you folks in the UK)

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Free thesis framework giveaway

I’ve got one free Thesis Framework license ($87 usd value) to give away. If you don’t know what it is, it’s a highly flexible and SEO (search engine optimized) wordpress framework / theme that helps power SolarCrash. I’ve already got a ‘developers’ license, so one lucky reader can also benefit from all that Thesis has [...]

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