A flesh wound delivered in the standoff between the PM and the media
By October 17, 2013 3 Comments Read More →

A flesh wound delivered in the standoff between the PM and the media

Did Twitter and YouTube help the PM reach Canadians in his latest battle with the media?

IdleNoMore’s Oct7Proclaim made a quick splash
By October 13, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

IdleNoMore’s Oct7Proclaim made a quick splash

IdleNoMore has reinvented itself. Still, it has a lot of work to do to regain the level of public interest the movement enjoyed last winter.

Steve Jobs struggled the same way we all do
By October 12, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

Steve Jobs struggled the same way we all do

This short documentary of Steve Jobs and his NeXT team getting their fledgling company off the ground is fascinating.

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Alberta: Nenshi lapping the competition, Diotte chasing Iveson
By October 11, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

Alberta: Nenshi lapping the competition, Diotte chasing Iveson

A Twitter prediction theory suggests Nenshi will run away with Calgary and Diotte is closing the gap on leader Iveson.

Twitter prediction theory missed the call
By October 9, 2013 2 Comments Read More →

Twitter prediction theory missed the call

Pollsters breathed a collective sigh of relief last night. They were right; Twitter was wrong.

It’s one of those days you never forget (with video)
By October 6, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

It’s one of those days you never forget (with video)

We re-tell our story frequently, moreso on important anniversaries.

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Twitter still predicting NDP victory in Nova Scotia #NSvotes
By October 6, 2013 5 Comments Read More →

Twitter still predicting NDP victory in Nova Scotia #NSvotes

Heading in to the homestretch of the Nova Scotia election, Twitter is still predicting a Darrell Dexter-led NDP victory. #NSvotes

Nenshi and Iveson still lead even as they shed some share of mentions
By October 5, 2013 1 Comments Read More →

Nenshi and Iveson still lead even as they shed some share of mentions

Two weeks in to the Calgary and Edmonton mayoral races, my Twitter experiment suggests Naheed Nenshi and Don Iveson are holding their leads despite losing some share of mentions.

Digital Makeover: Kirsty Duncan
By September 30, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

Digital Makeover: Kirsty Duncan

Despite social media prowess, an MP’s digital ecosystem without a web front on digital Main Street and riddled with holes needs a digital makeover.

Twitter analysis theory: NDP still leading in Nova Scotia #NSvotes
By September 29, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

Twitter analysis theory: NDP still leading in Nova Scotia #NSvotes

Twitter mentions of McNeil are closing in on Dexter. Still, the NDP and its leader leads #NSvotes according to the Twitter-election-prediction theory.

Twitter prediction theory suggests Nenshi in Calgary, Iveson in Edmonton
By September 28, 2013 3 Comments Read More →

Twitter prediction theory suggests Nenshi in Calgary, Iveson in Edmonton

I’m now expanding the test of Twitter as a predictor of election outcomes to include the mayoral races in Edmonton and Calgary.

OpinionShaping.ca: How Canadians engage politically with social media
By September 27, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

OpinionShaping.ca: How Canadians engage politically with social media

A new report provides a greater understanding of how Canadian opinions are shaped by online information and interactions.