Environmental Facebook groups worth looking at – March 2008

Here are some Canadian environment-related Facebook groups that are worth checking out. They are all active and utilize Facebook events, links, discussion boards, and photo galleries frequently. And of course, their content is pretty cool as well…. The Green Chain GangEntertainment & Arts – MoviesThis group is based upon the blockbuster documentary ‘The Green Chain”…

Green & Environmental Conferences and Events in Canada

Planetfriendly.net is pleased to announce the launch of the Canadian Green and Environmental Conferences Calendar. The most comprehensive listing of green and environmental conferences in Canada, topics range from climate change, to organic gardening, to pedestrian-friendly neighbourhoods. Environmental groups and nonprofits, education, government and industry are all represented.

Northern Voice 2008 – Notes from the field (Day 1)

(things to Google….now or later) blogtv voxant (need to revisit) splash press media b5 media (Canadian) daily pixel "smarter than your average blog" 9rules.com web blog zinc gocker/gawker media 451 press (pay by traffic) raised eyebrow koumbit.org canadianwebhosting.com alex king, share this reddit canada Your Story on the CBC cogdogblog voicethread.com http://www.dopplr.com Photocamp 2008 light…

Serendipity

[A clip from their web site] Serendipity is a PHP-powered weblog application which gives the user an easy way to maintain an online diary, weblog or even a complete homepage. While the default package is designed for the casual blogger, Serendipity offers a flexible, expandable and easy-to-use framework with the power for professional applications. Casual…

WampServer

(Thanks to my buddy Jeff Bell for pointing this out and testing it). WampServer is a Windows web development environment. It allows you to create web applications with Apache, PHP and the MySQL database. It also comes with PHPMyAdmin and SQLiteManager to easily manage your databases. WampServer installs automatically (installer), and its usage is very…

Got the love bug for Firebug (and Web Developer too)

If you develop and trouble-shoot a lot of web sites that use CSS, then there are two Firefox Add-on plug-ins that you have to use and will ultimately “CANNOT” live without. Web Developerby Chris PederickAdds a menu and a toolbar with various web developer tools such as finding broken images, resizing browser, colour info, etc.If…

Burn baby BURN! – FeedBurner

FeedBurner is a Chicago-based company (now owned by Google) that provides media distribution and audience engagement services for blogs and RSS feeds. Its Web-based tools, including an extensive feed and blog advertising network, help publishers promote, deliver, and monetize their content on the Web and make feed-based content more accessible and manageable for its end…

FileZilla – The free open-source FTP solution

Now available on all platforms (Version 3.0), the FileZilla Client is a fast and reliable cross-platform FTP, FTPS and SFTP client with lots of useful features and an intuitive interface. Among others, the features of FileZilla include the following: Easy to use Supports FTP, FTP over SSL/TLS (FTPS) and SSH File Transfer Protocol (SFTP) Cross-platform….

Mozy – a true “peace of mind” back up solution

Unlimited remote back-ups of your data for $4.95 a month – you just can’t beat that. No more worrying about external back-up hard drives failing (or running out of space) or even remembering to back up important and irreplaceable data on DVD’s (or misplacing them). Mozy gives me peace of mind when it is running…

Scirus – for scientific information only

Scirus is the most comprehensive science-specific search engine on the Internet. Driven by the latest search engine technology, Scirus searches over 415 million science-specific Web pages, enabling you to quickly: ? Pinpoint scientific, scholarly, technical and medical data on the Web. ? Find the latest reports, peer-reviewed articles, patents, pre prints and journals that other…

Scirus – for scientific information only

Scirus is the most comprehensive science-specific search engine on the Internet. Driven by the latest search engine technology, Scirus searches over 415 million science-specific Web pages, enabling you to quickly: • Pinpoint scientific, scholarly, technical and medical data on the Web.• Find the latest reports, peer-reviewed articles, patents, pre prints and journals that other search…

Choosing an Online eNewsletter Tool

With all the advances and excitement over ‘Web 2.0’ these days, we’ve been inundated with emerging online avenues for marketing and communicating a message. From Flickr to YouTube to MySpace to Facebook to Delicious to Digg to Reddit and on, organizations are intelligently seeking and seizing new virtual opportunities to get the word out. Parallel…

Choosing an Online eNewsletter Tool

With all the advances and excitement over ‘Web 2.0’ these days, we’ve been inundated with emerging online avenues for marketing and communicating a message. From Flickr to YouTube to MySpace to Facebook to Delicious to Digg to Reddit and on, organizations are intelligently seeking and seizing new virtual opportunities to get the word out. Parallel…

Website helps Canada’s fast growing “clean tech sector”

WorkCabin.ca is the latest tool for Canadians seeking employment in the growing green economy Recently, public interest in climate change has dictated that businesses and organizations change the way they operate, requiring many to adopt better practices and cleaner technology to attract and retain clientele.

Open Source GIS

This effort represents an attempt to build a complete index of Open Source / Free GIS related software projects. The effort has some way to go, especially for projects in languages other than English. The definition of GIS has been kept loose to encompass a broad range of projects which deal with spatial data. This…

Open Source GIS

This effort represents an attempt to build a complete index of Open Source / Free GIS related software projects. The effort has some way to go, especially for projects in languages other than English. The definition of GIS has been kept loose to encompass a broad range of projects which deal with spatial data. This…