Art, Technology

Pulse Room

2 Jul, 2014   Video

Pulse Room

When I talk of my passion for projects at the intersection of art and technology, few examples come to mind as easily as the Pulse Room. In exhibition at the Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal, this interactive installation by Rafael Lozano-Hemmer uses technology to delight and marvel you with a beautiful light show reflecting your heart rate.…

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Projects, Startups, Talks

FailCampMTL

7 Feb, 2014  

Failure comes with a certain stigma and fear, particularly among entrepreneurs. It should not be this way, for to fail is to learn.

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Talks

ThoughtBasin’s Panel on Communication and Connection

21 Jan, 2014  

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I am super excited to be participating in ThoughtBasin's Panel on Communication and Connection this Thursday.

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Startups, Talks

KWS Forum Recap Video

12 Jan, 2014   Video

My friends from the Kongossa Web Series have launched a recap video of their conference.

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Travel

Trip to Seattle

6 Jan, 2014  

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I am travelling to Seattle for a week or so at the end January.

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Art

Hipster Café Music

2 Jan, 2014  

In an ideal world we could produce our best work at any time and in any setting.

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Startups, Technology

Why I <3 Startup Grind

18 Nov, 2013  

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We are just days away from the first Startup Grind event in Montreal. It is another startup event in a city that already has many, including a startup festival. But Startup Grind isn’t just another startup event; it’s an opportunity to take our community to the next level.

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Talks, Technology

Building and Publishing Node.JS Applications with Windows Azure Web Sites on OS X

8 Oct, 2013  

I will be giving a talk at JS-Montreal on October 8th, 2013 @ 7pm.

Talks

Montreal Unity User Group Meetup – October Edition

7 Oct, 2013  

I joined the Montreal Unity User Group as an Organizer in September.

Startups, Talks, Technology

Africa + Startups = Kongossa

18 Sep, 2013   Video

The world has recognized the promise of Africa. It is home to more than a billion people and houses 16 of the world’s 30 fastest growing economies. Coupled with explosive Internet growth, there are incredible opportunities for startups and technologists.

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Art, Design, Talks, Technology

TEDxHEC Montreal

23 Jul, 2013   Video

At TEDxHEC Montreal, I address the question of how can we best put our networks to use. The resulting talk, entitled “Democratic Collaboration”, examined the challenges of collaboration and demonstrated the ways that technology can be used to solve these problems.

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Technology

Working On: Node and WordPress

21 Jun, 2013  

I have been doing custom WordPress development. One of my current projects involves interfacing both node and WordPress. I needed a complete node WordPress(.org) xml-rpc client to use quite immediately. So I built one.

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Technology

HOWTO: Automatically Enable GZip Compression on AWS Elastic Beanstalk

8 Oct, 2012  

Recently I started experimenting with the AWS fancy deployment system, Elastic Beanstalk. The first thing I noticed was that gzip (mod_deflate) compression was not enabled by default. A quick search revealed that it is indeed not enabled by default for reasons of compatibility.

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Technology

Facebook C++ Conference

2 Jun, 2012  

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I managed to snatch tickets for the Facebook C++ Conference. I live blogged the whole thing here.

Technology

App Run @McGillU – Second WP App “SG Web”

30 Mar, 2012  

After learning about the developer movement contests at the App Run event @McGillU, I wanted to complete the contest and get a second app published.

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