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A friend of a friend found an old newspaper inside the wall of a house he was renovating -- not an uncommon thing to find, since many people used them for insulation. But this one is really old: it's a copy of The Globe (a newspaper published in Toronto) from February, 1864. That's three years…

Inside Google’s Canadian HQ

by Mathew on December 9, 2008 · 5 comments

I noticed that Andrew Noyes of Tech Daily Dose wrote about the opening of a Google office in Reston, Va. and provided some pics, so I thought I might do the same and write a post about my recent trip to Google's Canadian HQ in Toronto. The search giant has had a small office in…

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ImprovEverywhere comes to Toronto

by Mathew on September 22, 2008

It's not for everyone, but if you enjoy spontaneous activity with a bunch of strangers, Improv Everywhere is apparently bringing their "MP3 Experiment" to Toronto on September 28. The group, which organizes improvisational events primarily in New York -- including the recent Grand Central Station freeze experiment (in which dozens of people froze in place…

mesh2008 dates — and meshU

by Mathew on January 21, 2008 · 7 comments

Has it been eight months already since mesh 2007? According to the calendar, it has – and yet, it seems like just yesterday we were meshing with Mike Arrington, Jim Buckmaster, Richard Edelman, Tom Williams, Austin Hill and an atrium full of eager participants at the MaRS centre (there are some great pics over here…

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I'm getting so fired up about the people we have coming to join us at the mesh conference (May 30 and 31 at the MaRS Discovery District in Toronto) that I thought I would list some of them here, just to give you a taste -- there's lots more at www.meshconference.com and also listed on…