The story of the week was the downtown arena project. I wish I had been free on Friday to Storify the reaction to city council’s decision to buy the land amid news of the negotiations between the city and the Katz Group with NHL commissioner Gary Bettman in New York. The volume of tweets on … More Edmonton New Media Roundup 21
This week, I’ve been thinking about the future of publishing and the power of going deep. The idea that the future of media depends on serving niches rather than being all things to all people is not new, but it becomes more meaningful when you meet people who are living that concept in real life. … More Edmonton New Media Roundup 20
I’m going to blame the tardiness of this week’s roundup on my grief over the retirement of the edmontonian. It may not be an entirely accurate excuse – I was busy getting ready to teach and finishing off a super-cool project I’ll tell you about one of these days – but it is completely true … More Edmonton New Media Roundup 16
“I’m not so much a girl geek as scientifically minded, but OK.” That’s what my nine-year-old daughter said when I asked her to pose for a picture wishing the Edmonton Girl Geek Dinner a happy first birthday.So, yeah, she’s a geek. But I mean that in the nicest, proudest way. I love that she made a … More Happy birthday, #Yeg Girl Geeks!