Posts by natasha

Open Source Video

Posted by on Oct 16, 2010 in Uncategorized

Kaltura is a New York-based pioneer in Collaborative Media, allowing groups of users to create rich-media projects together using video, audio, and animation, similarly to what wiki platforms enable with text The Wikimedia foundation have collaborated with Kalutra to enhance the current wikipedia offerings from text and images to video. This project is still in Beta however you can test it out e.g. parenting project. Kalutra has over 60k publishers worldwide. It’s free and organizations can self host or use the SaaS model. They do have a monetization strategy and offer a few options...

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LinkedIn for busy professionals is a workshop by Virtual EyeSee

Posted by on Oct 4, 2010 in Training

This session is for people that have never signed up and are very busy to experiment have signed up but don’t see the point of it are looking for a job are looking to connect with hiring managers employers looking for great talent establish themselves as experts in their area looking to connect with a specific person for a business opportunityThis seminar is in 2 parts. The first goes through the basic features and the second goes through how to use this professional social network to hire employees expand a business network, connect with more people etc…. Part 1 Basic features...

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Shape the future of the Canadian Government

Posted by on May 20, 2010 in Events

It’s great that the unconference theme is coming to the Govt. of Canada via Govt Camp. This event is for: IT People –Technology is one way that governments are transforming how they deliver services externally and internally. Technology people are needed to explore the art of the possible for these new services. Mash-ups, Open Data, social media are but a few of the possible areas for discussion. Policy People – We need you in the conversation so that you can share your expertise on the realm of the possible from a policy perspective. Privacy, Security, Access to Information,...

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Fair Chance Ottawa and Social Media

Posted by on Mar 26, 2010 in Events, Guest speaking

I am very excited to be part of something new and exciting, Fair Chance Ottawa. The goal of this group is to attractt and encourage high-quality candidates for this fall´s municipal election in Ottawa. Here’s what I am talking about. “who says you need conventional media to get your message out? Look at the Obama campaign. Online and social media and how you can make them work for you” I hope to inspire the future councillors of Ottawa to take advantage of Social Media and the open source tools to communicate effectively and make a...

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What is #FollowFriday on Twitter?

Posted by on Mar 8, 2010 in Uncategorized

Twitter has a few memes/games and one of them is the popular #FollowFriday. So on Friday you will see Tweets ending with #FollowFriday. The rules are simple 1. On Friday 2. Suggest interesting Twitter users to follow 3.  @<twitter id> … #FollowFriday It’s that simple. The idea behind this is to promote users that you find interesting. Your followers or anyone checking the Everyone updates will see this Tweet. It all got started with one simple tweet from Micha Baldwin… With a suggestion from Mykl Roventine… And it went wild…. Today FollowFriday is still...

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