My sister Sheri-Lee McKenna recently helped publish a magazine with some breath-taking visuals of PEI for Prince Edward Island Tourism Advisory Council’s (PEITAC) new tourism strategy – Strategy 2015. Check out the rest of the visuals and the entire magazine at www.peitac.com/2015.
Features of the Website We certify charities. Certification is based on 3 areas of accountability; philosophy & approach, financial health, and performance. A ‘Given Tree Certification’ holds charities accountable for using best practices, showing transparency with financials and reporting on how funds are spent and projects are progressing. Charities post updates/photos/video so donors can see how their […]
Sucks to see these guys shutting down, I was really into Amplify as a curation tool up till about a year ago. Their sister site clipmarks.com is shutting down as well. Forbes acquired Clipmarks a couple years ago and created a spin off of the site as Amplify.com. Amplify introduced me to the likes of […]
What is gdgt? Wait, you haven’t heard of gdgt.com? One cool thing about joining gdgt (pronounced “gadget”) is that most of my friends have already heard of it. It’s a social network for consumer electronics; a place where people can create lists of the gadgets they have/had/want, and find out more about those gadgets. With […]
Here’s my first attempt at a time-lapse video. It’s of the fireworks display at the 2010 Foster City, CA 4th of July celebrations. Shot on a Flip Mino HD from the 8th floor of the Parkside Towers building. There’s 20 minutes of footage speed up to 4x normal speed to create a 5 minute video. The video was edited using the open source video editor OpenShot. The song is titled The Storm Begins by Jennifer Haines and adds a nice effect to the video. Overall I’m quite happy with how it turned out, I hope you enjoy.
The Olympic torch in Halifax on November 18, 2009. A couple of my friends and I were there for the passing of the torch in front of Dalhousie University Sexton Campus Gym. Nova Scotia native NHL star Sydney Crosby carried the torch & passed it on to Sarah Conrad; Halifax Olympian snowboarder who ran it […]
WordPress 3.0 is projected to be released on May 1st, the same day as WordCamp San Francisco. Since I recently moved to San Francisco, I’m hoping to attend again this year! Merge of WordPress + WordPress MU WordPress MU is a similar platform to WordPress except it allows users to run multiple sites under one installation. […]