When a School Board is Cool on Twitter: Snow Day with @PeelSchools

A Snow Day is always amazing news for any student. But you may have never thought about how much better that news becomes, when it’s broadcast through a School Board’s clever Twitter team. Apparently the Peel District School Board, located in the GTA (covering Mississauga, Brampton and area) has been experimenting with their Twitter presence! […]

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Going Digital with Activism: Women’s Rights

Actress and Women’s Rights Activist Maria Bello spoke about her involvement helping the people of Haiti – and the powerful impact of social media – at the Social Good Summit. In the discussion with Brian Sirgutz, Co-Founder & Editor of The Huffington Post’s Impact, Maria explained how she always thought she would do Law. She began […]

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Social Good Summit: Big Ideas + New Media = Creative Solutions

This weekend the most innovative technologists, influential minds and passionate activists are coming together at the Social Good Summit. (You can watch it live here). I’m tweeting and blogging live from the event in New York City, September 22–24. Personally, I’m most excited  about seeing the founder of Mashable, The White House’s Chief Technology Officer, Deepak Chopra, […]

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Photographs take you right back there

Now that we’re moving more and more to digital, we’re taking more and more photos. With 500 or 1000 photos on a 2-week trip, instead of 4-5 “rolls” of film, it’s reasonable to wonder if these photos are less significant for the most part. But there will always be those key moments, of key places, that […]

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