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Campaign Manager Training

March 12, 2011 admin 0

I am sitting in a room of Liberals in downtown Toronto, listening to a series of presentations delving into the details around communications and campaign […]


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TED – Larry Brilliant Wants to Stop Pandemics

May 16, 2009 admin 0

Accepting the 2006 TED Prize, Dr. Larry Brilliant talks about how smallpox was eradicated from the planet, and calls for a new global system that can identify and contain pandemics before they spread.

Larry Brilliant discusses the eradication of smallpox and protection from pandemic. His slogan of “Early Detection, Early Response ” is inspiring. You will also learn about GPHIN (Global Public Health Intelligence Network) located, not surprisingly, in Ottawa.


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Whither Twitter?

April 29, 2009 admin 0

Honestly, I don’t have a lot of faith in the future of Twitter. While I understand the capability for real-time microblogs, I see it as an interesting capability of a more extensive social networking site.

I am staying with Twitter to observe possible changes and how users are leveraging the tool. Right now, it appears to have a few key areas of focus: