Conductor Susie Benchasil Seiter will help bring to life the soundtrack for everyone from Pikachu to Chikorita.
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.
TransitDB makes it easy to see which stops are near you and when buses are leaving from them.
Ever wonder what people are saying on Twitter about a given Web page?
At some time or another, you’ve probably run afoul of Canada’s Copyright Act, by, for instance, illegally downloading or sharing music or software.
Unlike Facebook, Twitter isn’t so much about who you’re friends with as who you’re interested in getting to know. Followformation aims to help newbies get started.
B.C. is home to 32 First Nations languages, and they’re all threatened. The First Peoples’ Language Map of British Columbia shows where they’re spoken.
Launched in 2007 as a project of the Internet Archive, this on-line catalogue now contains records for more than 22 million fiction and nonfiction works.
Where is the Semantic Web located? It may be hiding in that Web page you’ve just browsed.
What does a next-generation search engine look like? Worio, created by UBC computer-science students, could be a preview.
The Vancouver Twestival is one of over 100 fundraisers planned for the same day in cities around the world—all of them organized on Twitter.
Amazed by the computer-generated effects in The Abyss, Pan’s Labyrinth, and Terminator 2: Judgment Day?
Are George W. Bush, Dick Cheney, Bill O’Reilly, Charles Manson, and Donald Rumsfeld really the five most evil Americans alive? You can have your say on MakeFive, a Web site developed by Gastown-based smashLAB that invites users to create, vote on, and comment on top-five lists.
Created by Vancouver-based Web developers Jeff Kee and Jordan Brill, Krunchd allows anyone to quickly make a list of up to 30 links.
BrightKit, launched on November 28 by Vancouver-based Invoke Media, makes maintaining more than one Twitter account easy.
Sick of seeing the Fail Whale when Twitter crashes? You might want to try Identi.ca, a Montreal-based alternative.