Hugh McGuire

publishing, technology, media, philosophy, a bit of politics.

Category: montreal

Regret the Error

Went to Craig Silverman’s book launch for Regret the Error … looks great. Good crowd of mtl geeks and other folk. Blurb from the introduction to the book, by Jeff Jarvis: Craig Silverman’s examination of the art of the correction in his blog and now this book could not come at a better time for […]


Quoi? BarCamp Montréal, édition #3 Où? Société des Arts Technologiques, 1195 blvd St. Laurent, Montréal. Quand? Samedi, 3 novembre 2007, de 9h00 à 18h00. C’est quoi ça? C’est expliqué ici. Mais en gros, voici le résumé: Un BarCamp, c’est un rassemblement ad-hoc né du désir de permettre à des personnes de partager et apprendre dans […]

redefining media conference

I will be on two panels for the CKUT conference, Redefining Media: Media Democracy and Community Radio, this weekend at McGill. My sessions are both on Sunday: Copyright And Community Radio Sunday, Oct 21st, 2007, 12:30pm – Shatner Ballroom, 3480 McTavish, 3rd floor How does intellectual property law affect what you hear on your radio […]

yulblog on

Here. (some familiar faces in there).

huffpo pays off – POP mtl

Hey, I *am* the media! Writing for the Huffington Post pays off! I got a press pass to Pop&Policy Conference (part of Pop!Montreal) and I plan to go see: Thurs.Oct.4 – 1:00pm – 3:00pm – Tanna Schulich Hall (527 Sherbrooke W.) KEYNOTE & PANEL: Dr. Daniel Levitin, Author of This is Your Brain on Music […]

Casey in Guardian

Hey, sweet. Montreal video maven Casey McKinnon, of Galacticast and A Comic Book Orange, has an article in the (UK) Guardian, How Do You Beat Youtube, about what needs to happen in the online vid platform space. Congrats. UPDATE: Mat has an interesting response, from a consumer’s point of view. And he’s right on.

vinismo! wiki wine compendium

from montreal pals evan and niko, comes Vinismo is a project to create a free, complete, up-to-date, and reliable guide of all wines in the world. It uses the Wiki technology that lets people like you freely create and modify its pages. Two comments: -this is graphically the best looking wiki i’ve ever seen […]

montreal’s ancient sewers

Beautiful!: more at controlman, a blog about urban exploration. [via mtl city weblogs]

map of montreal’s web community

Heri whipped up a great little map of montreal’s web scene, surely missing all sorts of stuff, but it’s still a great visualization of many of the people I rub shoulders with, drink coffee with, and occasionally quaff the odd pint or two with. Missing, I note, is Collectik (tho we are in quiet retooling […]

zeke hand redux

Some updates on the story of Zeke & Mr. Tremblay (see my previous post for background). The court session was held June 21, arguments were made, and now … we wait again till September 7. For a good review see: Fagstein: Zeke maintains status quo in court. Also interesting, Pierre-Antoine Tremblay has reached out to […]