Say Cheese, Ottawa! Social Media Hits the Capital!

Call me a geek, but it truly warms my heart to see people using social media in unique ways to generate mass awareness. It warms my heart even more to know its being embraced by our very own city hall! The City of Ottawa is running their first major social media...

What Exactly is Web 2.0 and So What?

It looks like today I’m going to post another definition of a term that is being thrown around as a poorly understood buzzword. Web 2.0. What is Web 2.0? Generally speaking, Web 2.0 is the use of the web as a platform. Websites don’t work one way anymore...

The Blog is Dead and the Sky is Falling

Thinking about launching your own blog? Here’s some friendly advice: Don’t. And if you’ve already got one, pull the plug. That comes from a recent Wired article, called Twitter, Flickr, Facebook Make Blogs Look So 2004. I disagree. So do others....