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There’s a new kid on the block in terms of Vancouver WordPress conferences, and that kid’s name is WordCamp:Developers. Unlike previous incarnations of WordCamp in the Vancouver area, WordCamp:Developers will have less content about the beginner aspects of WordPress (like the difference between .com and .org, which comes up at many conferences) and more content about advanced aspects of WordPress, such as development. As many people know, I’ve helped organize three WordCamp conferences in the Vancouver area. The first was a small WordCamp Vancouver that was attached to BarCamp (which is no longer allowed – WordCamps have to be stand alone conferences), the second was WordCamp Whistler and the last was WordCamp Vancouver at the Museum of Vancouver last spring. I’ve been both a WordPress attendee before and an organizer, but never a sponsor. So this time around Dale and I (via BraveNewCode) have kicked in a bit of cash […]

The Fall Of Android?


Also, if you still want to be eligible to win a Nintendo Wii, head on over and fill out the survey. I haven’t been very quiet about my recent reservations about Google. I really don’t think they really have any amazing products any more, and are heading in a downward spiral. People used to brag about Google’s flat corporate structure as a huge bonus, and at first it seemed really appealing. But after recently visiting the company’s main location in MountainView, and talking to a few people, I’m more of the opinion that it’s hurt them more than it’s helped them. In fact, I think part of the reason most of their products end up being rather “meh” is that there’s just not enough corporate push to make these products any better. You see, Google puts most of their products in a perpetual beta stage. That’s normally the last cycle […]