From the monthly archives:

November 2006

Michael Geist, one of Canada's leading commentators when it comes to intellectual property and the Internet, opened up a bit of a hornet's nest with his recent post supporting the decision by major ISP's to back the cybertip blacklist on child exploitation and pornography. Project Cleanfeed Canada is based on a similar initiative in the…

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For my "Ingram 2.0" column last week, I wrote about a Toronto-based social-networking startup called PikSpot that is designed to help create communities of interest, and has launched with two groups based on Leo Laporte and Chris Pirillo's UndoTV and Don Tapscott's book Wikinomics. I thought I would reproduce the piece here for those who…

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My friend and fellow mesh organizer -- and all-around smart guy -- Stuart MacDonald has a great blog post up today on the end of Web 2.0. But don't get depressed, all you fans of blogs and podcasts and wikis and social media. All Stuart means is that Web 2.0 as a hot new concept…

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Mesh mini-podcasts are here

by Mathew on November 23, 2006 · 3 comments

Anyone who attended the ridiculously successful mesh meetup on November 15th (blog post is here) at the Irish Embassy in Toronto may have seen a woman with a small microphone interviewing various luminaries and other assorted folk. As some of you may know by now, that was podcaster extraordinaire Leesa Barnes, and the fruits of…

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On the so-called Lenox Globe, one of the oldest known maps from the 15th century, there was a Latin inscription on one unexplored region that said "Here Be Dragons." Maybe the CBC should have inscribed that over the stage door leading to their venture capital reality show The Dragons' Den. A Toronto startup called JobLoft…

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