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Hacking the Stacks: Geeking out with radical Librarians

Friday, June 8th, 2012

Today I gave my keynote at Digital Odyssey 2012, the annual conference of the Ontario Library and Information Technology Association. I was flattered to be asked, and immediately wondered if @lisaslo was behind it. She is among a few rad librarians I know, including @copystar and @tararobertson as well as Liz Hunter, who (likley wisely) […]

September dance card: Full

Saturday, September 3rd, 2011

Summer has been busy, as I’ve continued working on the special issue of Surveillance & Society that I’m co-editing with Colin Bennett and Andrew Clement. The theme of the issue is cyber-surveillance, and will comprise a selection of papers presented at Cyber-Surveillance in Everyday Life, the international workshop we hosted at the University of Toronto […]

Make the internet your sweetie this Valentine’s

Friday, February 13th, 2009

Saveournet.ca, a Canadian coalition working to defend our online freedoms, has launched a sweet campaign urging people to wear their hearts on their sleeve and tell the CRTC to keep the internet open, fast and accessible to all Canadians. Bell and other corporate giants such as Rogers and Shaw currently have free reign to “throttle” […]

MissCommuniKate & Hummingbird604 in the Georgia Strait

Thursday, November 6th, 2008

Fulfilling my title as “technology commentator”, I was interviewed for a story about the Vancouver blogging scene – the token academic perspective, I suppose. My friend and colleague Hummingbird604 is also featured. Have a look here