Archive for the ‘Barcamp, democamp, anycamp’ Category

Flex Camp Ottawa recap

Sunday, August 24th, 2008

The Flex Camp Ottawa event at Adobe last Thursday was an experience to remember: well-organized, great speakers and interesting information. While I'm no Flex developer, I was interested to see those who are in the city.  Having the top two Flash firms (Fuel Industries & Teknision) in Ottawa as presenters tipped ...

DevShop’s Kicking the top bad habits of project management event recap

Wednesday, August 20th, 2008

  Craig Fitzpatrick of DevShop make a presentation today at Ramius as part of their Periscope - Look | Share | Learn events. According to Craig's analysis, there are 3 camps in the project management tool space: - schedules-based - collaboration-based, or - document-centric. DevShop's tool is currently mainly schedules-based. They've developed a framework to solve the ...

Democamp Ottawa 9 recap

Monday, May 26th, 2008

It was another well-attended night at the latest Demo Camp: DemoCampOttawa9. The presenters tonight were: SIMtone GPU Core - Graphics processor core implemented on Xilinx FPGA OurAirports picsphere Stockify Protecode It was held at the hip Velvet Room, 62 1/2 York Street in the Market, and not at the Clock Tower Brew Pub as per usual in the ...

Some Ottawa startups are hiring

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2008

These companies has announced at DemoCamp Ottawa 8 on Monday that they are looking for staff, software developers and others, to join their team: Thornley Fallis / 76 Design Real Decoy FavQuest (part-time, sweat-equity? for now)

My recap of Ottawa DemoCamp 8

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2008

The latest DemoCamp a couple of nights ago was interesting. A few observations: no dominant technology platform used across the board (, java , php, etc.) product maturity ranges from fairly polished commercial (DevShop) to various stages of "beta" (FavQuest, FriendsRoll) a professional emcee (David Schellenberg of LiVE 88.5) really helps makes ...

Barcamp live blogging

Saturday, November 17th, 2007

Barcamp Ottawa 4 live blogging is fun... and more work than I thought. My respect goes to those bloggers that do it regularly. Mixing listening, digesting, typing and downloading photos from your camera at the same time gets a little hectic. There was a diversity and quality content that ...

Going to Barcamp Ottawa 4

Saturday, November 17th, 2007

  I will be going to BarCamp Ottawa 4 today, and likely to do my first live-blogging as a guest blogger at

Barcamp Montreal 3 Summary

Friday, November 16th, 2007

Barcamp Montreal 3 was quite an experience. Met many interesting people. It was on Saturday, November 3, 2007 from 9AM to 6PM at the Society for Arts and Technology (SAT), 1195 Boul. St. Laurent. The program and people descriptions are here: There were a lot of presentations; below are ...