Microsocial: How tiny bits of data can make or break your website

Seen and unseen, tiny bits of data are hard at work. Microformats, microdata, metadata : search engines and social networks are using this information. But are you making them work for you? Today I was one of the speakers at the Social Capital Conference, a conference in Ottawa that focusses on Social Media. My talk [...]

Don’t have the porn industry sponsor your tech event redux.

This is part of an ongoing series called So you want more women at your tech event? This past week I published a blog post on how having the porn industry sponsor tech events leads to decreased participation by women. A large number of people read the article, and left comments. Many of the comments were [...]