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CBC Radio column: High-tech organizers

by DJ Kelly August 24, 2010

In this alberta@noon column on CBC Radio One with guest host Kirk Heuser I talk about high tech ways to organize our lives that provide options that the old pen and paper list doesn’t. Tools talked about include Microsoft Project, 37signals’ Basecamp, Gmail’s Tasks function, and Don’t Forget the Milk. albertaatnoon August 24 2010 Original: […]

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Metro column: Broaden your voting horizons

by DJ Kelly August 20, 2010

Are you sick of hearing about Ric McIver and Barb Higgins yet? This week, I did a few media interviews on the candidates’ use of social media. Following one interview, the cameraman wanted to get images of the different websites they were using. I started by showing him some of the sites that I thought […]

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18 to 34 Year Olds, Social Media and the Calgary Election

by DJ Kelly August 17, 2010

In today’s issue of Metro Calgary I was quoted for an article about Calgary municipal election candidates’ use of social media. The questions asked of me were simple enough: who’s doing it well, etc. However there was a second interviewee for the same article. Bruce Foster, identified as chair of the department of policy studies […]

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Metro column: Train’s left platform behind

by DJ Kelly August 13, 2010

How long does it take for a candidate to write a policy platform? Surely, the majority of what goes into their platform are the things that made them want to run for city council in the first place. So shouldn’t it follow that these things would be second nature to them before they declare themselves […]

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Election Handbook “oops”

by DJ Kelly August 11, 2010

By now every potential Calgary Municipal Election candidate who has picked up a nomination package from the City should have received the following letter. The letter informs candidates of an error in the handbook that was part of their nomination package. An “oops” to be sure, but no harm, no foul, right? I’ll give you […]

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