Geek of the Week

Users of 500px are encouraged to upload only their best shots.
If your day’s not complete without blogging and tweeting, you may want to mark May 13 and 14 on your calendar.
Dustin Rivers, a 21-year-old Skwxwú7mesh-Kwakwaka’wakw activist who lives in North Vancouver, is readying two audio podcasts to launch this month in hopes of revitalizing the language.
The Halq’eméylem FirstVoices app contains hundreds of words and phrases, along with helpful audio recordings and images.
Vancouver resident Stewart Butterfield helped launch the photo-sharing site Flickr. Now, he’s got a new project, a massively multiplayer online game called Glitch.
In this Facebook game created by animal-rights advocate Mark Middleton, you rescue chickens from factory farms, help them regain their health, and send them to good homes.
With the launch of the Apps for Climate Action contest and the Climate Change Data Catalogue, open-data enthusiasts have reason to be optimistic that the B.C. government will eventually launch a full-scale data portal.
What’s more fun than blowing things up? Blowing things up on the iPad.
It’s the hottest date on Vancouver’s blogging and social-media calendar.
If you use Twitter on your iPhone, you know it’s much easier to tweet with applications like Tweetie and TweetDeck than the microblogging service’s own bare-bones mobile site.