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Last Friday and Saturday, I went to Northern Voice 2010, a gathering of 500+ individuals intent on absorbing everything that a “Personal Blogging and Social Media Conference” can muster. And I must say, that it was a treat to be there – not only because it had a nice friendly, informal vibe which makes for…

Seriously, if there’s a day to enjoy the outdoors, then that would have to be Earth Day. If, however, you find yourself stuck inside due to poor weather, volcanic ash plumes, or some other reason, then go check out the Phylo game (http://phylogame.org). It’s been up for about a week and a bit, and is…

I just noticed talks are up from the TEDxVancouver event I attended a little while back. At the time, I mainly focused on one particular speaker who was a Climate Change denialist, but now that the talks are up, I thought it fitting to highlight what I thought was one of the strongest talk (sort…

Whoa… cool. (Meteor over Alberta, Canada)

Or was it something piloted by little hairless men, with slits for mouths? Good thing it didn’t hit the tar sands, or else I presume we would have seen something even more spectacular.

Well, this is curious. Looks like the truth has had has had been shut down. This is odd, since I don’t think we’re there yet for traffic, and besides, the SCQ can handle enormous amounts of traffic. I wonder if the truth has was has, literally, been attacked? (again) I’ll have to check in with…

Who says, society can’t influence the definition of the truth? (Well, in the Web2.0 context anyway). Apparently, it already has. (Origin of this experiment here)

<a href=”http://scq.ubc.ca/?p=677″>truth</a> Use this code as often as you can. A while back, I wrote a post asking ScienceBloggers what they thought were successful tactics in the game of initiating forms of viral marketing. The question was primarily posed to ask whether such tricks to be used to promote things of, perhaps more importance (i.e.…

So, next week will be the World’s Fair’s half year mark, so it’s basically time to access how we’re doing. First up, is to check our traffic stats, which are nicely graphed out as follows: Hmmm… Interesting… Note that if you consider that we technically started around the first week of June, what you’ll see…