Hugh McGuire

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

Category: montreal

URGENT: zeke and a court injunction

Yulblogger, podcaster, ilesansfiler, and art gallery/space guy Chris Hand, aka Zeke, has had his blog shut down (UPDATE: possibly permanently???) by a court injunction. The Montreal and Canadian blogging, free speech, rational people communities ought to be up in arms. I urge everyone to at least write about this to get this info out. It’s […]

zeke in a spot of trouble

All the legalese is a bit much for me this morning, but it seems as if Chris Hand of Zeke’s Gallery/Blog/Podcast is in some trouble for writing about some allegedly shady dealings in Quebec’s art world. Court injunctions, cease and desists etc. Read more here here, here and here. Heri has a review of the […]

standout jobs gets $1.5 million financing

Sweet. Ben and Fred his crew at Standout Jobs just announced $1.5 million in angel financing. (Via austin’s twitter … he’s an angel investor in the project himself).

rococo & barcamp

screw it, I’ve been humming about this post for a while, so I’m just going to sketch it out here. Barcamp, Boys and Girls I wanted to address Martine’s great talk on women at conferences, and I have a few comments: remember that barcamp is different from other conferences in that no one really gets […]

rococo camp – starts tomorrow

I really dropped the ball helping out Evan and Robin (and the rest of the team) on Rococo Camp … But I will be there! What: Rococo Camp When: Friday May 2007 18th to Sunday the 20th Where: SAT, 1195 St-Laurent, Montréal (Métro St-Laurent) What is it? Well, nominally it’s about wiki, but it’s really […]

my barcamp presentation


barcamp (and an invite to women)

First: Barcamp is this weekend. Deets: Where : Society for Arts and Technology (SAT), 1195 Boul. St. Laurent [Google Map] When : Saturday, April 28th, 2007 at 9:30 a.m. What : a free (un)conference, where everyone is invited to make a presentation. (more or less). Also, I got in trouble a while back because I […]

Mtl Tech Entrepeneur Breakfast #3

Tues, April 10 @ 9am, at Bistro Etc.: Bistro Etc. 1291 Avenue Mont-Royal Est Montreal, QC H2J 1Y4 (514) 525-1895 Map Details chez Ben. And hey, let’s see some more women at the event. It’s casual and relaxed.

Democamp – Round-Up

I presented collectik last week at Montreal’s second Democamp. It was much bigger than I thought i would be – and there were more suity-looking folk than I expected. I guess there were about 100 people in the crowd to watch 5 of us present our projects. I showed off Collectik, and the other presentations […]

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