Speaking Engagement: Vancouver Photo Workshops Photography Seminar Event Saturday September 8

For the 2nd year running I’ll be speaking about photography and the web at the Vancouver Photo Workshops Photography Seminar Event on this coming Saturday (September 8, 2012). My talk is vaguely titled “Photographers Online” and will be 50% technical and 50% audience based. From the talk I did last year I realized a lot…

Talk: WordPress 101 – Web Publishing for Everyone

Join me on Tuesday May 29 for a WordPress primer at The Office. I’ll be talking WordPress 101 and also asking questions about anything and everything WordPress and web publishing in general. The event is free and open to everyone. Sign up at Meetup.com or the event page on Facebook. Blurb: Want a new website…

Can WordPress really do that? A preview of my 2012 WordCamp Victoria talk

It all started with a simple yet befuddling question: “Can you create a WordPress site that sends SMS messages to users when things change?” My initial thought was that this could easily become the most annoying website in the world, but upon closer inspection it was a stroke of pure genius. To ring in 2012…

Open Source in the Cloud – WordPress on Azure: My Make Web Not War presentation

Curious about the concept behind WordPress on Windows Azure or why I’m so excited about hosting WordPress Networks on a Microsoft platform? Look no further than the presentation above from Make Web Not War 2011. In it I explain the premise and reasoning behind hosting WordPress Networks on Windows Azure along with some general principles…

Your Blog is Boring and Your Photos Suck – take two

Mark your calendars! On Thursday August 25 Syx Langemann and I are hosting a two hour encore of our hugely popular Northern Voice 2011 talk Your Blog is Boring and Your Photos Suck about photoblogging. The talk will take place at the Vancouver Photo Workshops and is 100% free of charge. The talk was hugely…