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I’ve given a number of presentations, but this was the first time moderating a panel.  It went well, and it was a great event, organized by Vancouver Economic Commission.  The topic was Social Innovation in City Building, and it was one of two Vancouver events for the global Disruptive Innovation Festival.  It took place near […]Continue Reading


An email conversation among a group of friends about International Art English turned into a silly and immature animated video, for the fun of it. Also, my first experiment with Plotagon.Continue Reading


I’m stoked to be speaking at the Portland Film Festival on August 30, 2014 for the STORYWORLDS – Transmedia & Interactive Storytelling panel!  I’ll be speaking about Alternate Reality Games (ARGs), and specifically the eXistenZ ARG I made with Alex Grunenfelder.  Here’s the presentation I gave: Portland Film Festival 2014: eXistenZ Alternate Reality Game from Eesmyal […]Continue Reading


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I’m exciting to be a speaker at the upcoming FUEL conference May 29 and 30, 2014! FUEL is a forum for leaders, entrepreneurs, designers and engaged citizens committed to co-creating a better world. This inaugural event will explore the future of how we live, work and lead across four sectors relevant to our city; Food, […]Continue Reading


From Wikipedia: Iridology is “an alternative medicine technique whose proponents claim that patterns, colours, and other characteristics of the iris can be examined to determine information about a patient’s systemic health. Practitioners match their observations to iris charts, which divide the iris into zones that correspond to specific parts of the human body. Iridologists see the eyes as […]Continue Reading


I just spent some time in Japan in November 2012 and struggled for the first day trying to find out how to either use my existing Canadian Android Nexus S cell phone or rent a temporary one.  I thought I could simply buy a temporary SIM card like I can in the USA, but the […]Continue Reading


My friend Trent McConaghy attempts to explain the mathematics of the high-five: It all started with my friend Harondel Sibble who asked: “At a client [meeting] today, one of the staff members wanted to do a “high-5″ and I missed, she said, stare at her elbow and she’d do the same to me and that with […]Continue Reading


I love data visualization and have a strange fascination with visualizing obscure data.  For example, if I were to estimate the volume of all the food I have eaten in my life as of today and imagine it all in one large pile, what would that look like?  Would it be as big as a house?  Or what […]Continue Reading