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Sam Bulte and the Copyright Pledge

13/01/2006 @ 20:08 UTC

WillPate : Sam Bulte and the Copyright Pledge - Joey DeVilla takes Sam Bulte to task for taking money from the copyright and recording industry, after which she became a copyright afficianado

Boycott Digital Rights Management

10/01/2006 @ 03:08 UTC

WillPate : Boycott Digital Rights Management - Signed: "I will pledge to never purchase a CD contaning any form of Digital Rights Management (DRM)" DRM severely restricts our rights as users, creators, and members of the global community. We will not stand by and let fair use grow extinct as a cons

Locatecell.com

7/01/2006 @ 22:09 UTC

WillPate : Locatecell.com - Buy any cellphone's call records for a hundred bucks or so. Scary!

In Defense of Geeks or Ten Reasons Why You Should Date a Geek

6/01/2006 @ 21:11 UTC

WillPate : In Defense of Geeks or Ten Reasons Why You Should Date a Geek - Uber-geek Robert Scoble's lady makes a compelling case for dating geeks. There is some repetition in there, but you get the point.

kayodeok : In Defense of Geeks or Ten Reasons Why You Should Date a Geek - Here’s the deal, sweet and simple: Your geek will worship the ground you walk on. He’ll be so happy that a pretty girl like you paid attention to him that he’ll be at your feet. He’ll adore you as if you were his queen. In his

Small Biz 101: Tips for Increasing Sales

6/01/2006 @ 01:12 UTC

WillPate : Small Biz 101: Tips for Increasing Sales - Very practical advice for people starting their own small service business.

UBC Librarian Calls on Google to Develop Medicine Search Engine

5/01/2006 @ 20:08 UTC

WillPate : UBC Librarian Calls on Google to Develop Medicine Search Engine - "A biomedical librarian at UBC is calling on Google to develop a search engine devoted to medical research and share it with doctors around the world." Great idea.

Bounty County

5/01/2006 @ 20:08 UTC

Andy Baio : Bounty County - blog listing cash bounties for open-source projects

WillPate : Bounty County - Coding bounties for free and open source software projects. - Bounty County is a listing of coding bounties offered by free and open-source software projects.

Blogging Doubled Stormhoek Wines Sales in Less Than One Year

5/01/2006 @ 10:09 UTC

WillPate : Blogging Doubled Stormhoek Wines Sales in Less Than One Year - "What happened is that by interfacing with the blogosphere, it fundementally changed how Stormhoek looked at treating their primary customers (the supermarket chains) and the end-users (the supermarkets' customers)."

The recording industry is not the music industry.

26/12/2005 @ 09:08 UTC

WillPate : The recording industry is not the music industry. - "While the mainstream ‘recording industry’ is looking like it’s pretty screwed, the ‘music industry’ has never been better."

Hard to Find 800 Numbers

23/12/2005 @ 02:08 UTC

WillPate : Hard to Find 800 Numbers - Don't bother making your 1 800 number hard to find because someone else will make it easy for your customers.

Matthew M. Boedicker : hard to find 800 numbers

An orientation to Mac OS X 10.4

20/12/2005 @ 10:08 UTC

Richard Rutter : An orientation to Mac OS X 10.4 - I’m still on 10.3 but maybe not for long. [via Joshuaink]

WillPate : Taming the Tiger - 40+ free videos on how to use Apple's OSX Tiger operating system.

MonitorThis

20/12/2005 @ 03:09 UTC

WillPate : MonitorThis - "With MonitorThis you can subscribe to 22 different search engine feeds at the same time" Cool way to easily track mentions of something across many different search sites.

Fun and Games at the Flourish and Raincity Studios Christmas party

20/12/2005 @ 01:10 UTC

WillPate : Fun and Games at the Flourish and Raincity Studios Christmas party - Taken by Roland Tangalo with his cell phone...tiny but the fun is all there

Will Pate in the CHUM TV Diversity Database

20/12/2005 @ 01:10 UTC

WillPate : Will Pate in the CHUM TV Diversity Database - "This database represents visible minority groups as well as women, the Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual community, youth and Canadians with disabilities." - I'm one of the 17 youth from across Canada that made it in so far.

TimBL: "So I am going to try this blog thing using blog tools."

15/12/2005 @ 13:09 UTC

kellan : TimBL: "So I am going to try this blog thing using blog tools." - And written using PHP (Drupal) and such vs. Amaya/RDF #

tehu : Tim B-L. : So I have a blog - - The first browser was actually a browser/editor, which allowed one to edit any page... - Do you mean you invented the Read/Write Web? Hoooo!!

deusx : timbl's blog | Decentralized Information Group (DIG) Breadcrumbs - "it is nice to edit in a mode in which you can to limited damage to the site"

WillPate : Tim Berners Lee's Blog - The inventor of the internet. "Now in 2005, we have blogs and wikis, and the fact that they are so popular makes me feel I wasn't crazy to think people needed a creative space."

kayodeok : Tim Berners-Lee has a blog

François Nonnenmacher : So I have a blog - Says Tim Berners Lee himself, after hand-crafting his own web site for more than a decade

The argument for corporate investment in social networks - Canuckflack

13/12/2005 @ 08:55 UTC

WillPate : The argument for corporate investment in social networks - Canuckflack - "Broadband connectivity and novel applications (including collaborative software, multiple-source videoconferencing, and IP telephony) can facilitate, speed up, and progressively cut the cost of such interactions as collaboration among communities of inte

Identity Woman » Open CMS Summit

13/12/2005 @ 08:55 UTC

WillPate : Identity Woman » Open CMS Summit - "Small business owners who are building businesses based on these platforms. This community has needs to address real client needs that can sometimes be overlooked by the ‘core’ developers - I hope we can create a space for these real issues

What Functions Are Available In A Drupal PHPTemplate Theme?

13/12/2005 @ 07:56 UTC

WillPate : What Functions Are Available In A Drupal PHPTemplate Theme?

Eight Myths About Video Games Debunked | PBS

13/12/2005 @ 07:56 UTC

WillPate : Eight Myths About Video Games Debunked | PBS - Great essay by Henry Jenkins, MIT Professor

Online Rights Canada

11/12/2005 @ 07:55 UTC

WillPate : Online Rights Canada - "We believe that Canadians should have a voice in copyright law, access to information, freedom from censorship, and other issues that we face in the digital world."

PingMag - The Website Development Process

9/12/2005 @ 17:56 UTC

Milo Vermeulen : PingMag - The Website Development Process [via]

WillPate : The Website Development Process - PingMag - The Tokyo-based magazine about "Design and Making Things" - Done in cool lego for an actual client presentation!

Cameron Moll : The Web Dev Process, Anime Action Figure-style - The web dev process, anime action figure-style.

François Nonnenmacher : The Website Development Process - Cute!

Lean XHTML and Precise CSS � Business Logs

6/12/2005 @ 13:55 UTC

WillPate : Lean XHTML and Precise CSS � Business Logs - Mike Rundle is a great XHTML/CSS coder, among other skills. This is a guide to his madness.

phansenpress

6/12/2005 @ 08:55 UTC

WillPate : phansenpress - BlogsnDogs participant Peter Hansen's new blog

deSmogBlog Radio #1 | deSmogBlog

6/12/2005 @ 02:55 UTC

WillPate : deSmogBlog Radio #1 | deSmogBlog - My first time leading a client of Raincity Studios, or anyone for that matter, through a podcast. Jim Hoggan talks about his motivations for creating the deSmogBlog

Google: Ten Golden Rules

5/12/2005 @ 22:55 UTC

Rod Begbie : Google: Ten Golden Rules - Some interesting notes on Google's culture. "Nobody throws chairs at Google, unlike management practices used at some other well-known technology companies." Snerk. [via#

kayodeok : Google: Ten Golden Rules - Knowledge workers believe they are paid to be effective, not to work 9 to 5, and that smart businesses will "strip away everything that gets in their knowledge workers' way."

jkottke : Seven key principles that Google uses to make their employees more effective - Seven key principles that Google uses to make their employees more effective. "At Google, the role of the manager is that of an aggregator of viewpoints, not the dictator of decisions."

Linkorama : Google: Ten Golden Rules - At Google, operations are not just an afterthought: they are critical to the company's success, and we want to have just as much effort and creativity in this domain as in new product development.

WillPate : Google's Ten Golden Rules - How they manage knowledge workers.

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