Tag Archives: Communitech

Hub Haps #009-pensive hippie cowboy still life

With apologies to Rodin. Happy Monday, Hubsters. DW

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Hub Haps #009-Canon launches Innovation Lab

Sweet, sweet news for the WR photography community today. Canon launched the Canon Innovation Lab at the Communitech Hub this morning. Before the event even got started there were lots of photographers afoot, as you might imagine…

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Hub Haps #008-was it Camera Day?

Cameras, cameras, everywhere at the Communitech Hub on Friday. If there’s anything I love more than cameras, it’s cameras on custom rigs with wires hanging out of them, held together by rubber bands. This handiwork by Kurt Schwarz.

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Hub Haps #007-Alexis Ohanian in the Communitech house

reddit founder, Y Combinator partner, and now podcaster, Alexis Ohanian dropped in for Techtoberfest at Communitech yesterday along with his film crew, all the way from Brooklyn. This is the third Techtoberfest he has hit here, so he must be … Continue reading

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Hub Haps #006-orange you glad for these bikes?

Y’all know I love bikes. Happily, this week saw the installation of a new Community Access Bikeshare station out in front of my favourite haunt, the Communitech Hub. Another instance of the great stuff coming out of The Working Centre … Continue reading

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Hub Haps #005-music+beer+fun is good for business

I hit the monthly Hub Unplugged event last night at Communitech. Live music, drinks, lots of connections. For all the talk in the community at large of the necessity of creating a fun place that attracts and retains the talent … Continue reading

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MaRS Studio Y visits Communitech

My very good friend Cathy Brothers, CEO of Capacity Canada, connected me with an opportunity to participate in a speed-dating meetup today. The dates were with a great bunch of social change agents from the MaRS Studio Y Cohort 2. … Continue reading

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Hub Haps #004-Kurt’s charity bike rig

  Last week, Kurt Schwarz was rigging up his bike for a stationary charity ride. He’s using a Raspberry Pi to tap into the resisto-matic flywheel on his back tire to display distance, energy generated, and other telemetry. Christie Digital … Continue reading

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Hub Haps #003-Myo-controlled Klugman Kar

I cannot make this stuff up. But Kurt Schwarz and Yanish Jutton can. They are $400 out of pocket and totally kicking ass with their Myo-controlled Klugman Kar (my moniker, not theirs). It not only drives via Myo-control, but also … Continue reading

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What The Fluxible?

User experience titans descended on The Tannery over the weekend, coming from various points of the globe to speak and inspire us at Fluxible. This most awesome home-grown conference, now in its third year, teaches/talks/tackles a better UX (user experience) … Continue reading

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