What is a ‘progressive’? Part 1

by DJ Kelly February 22, 2010

As I’ve written about before, coming out of the first Reboot Alberta event, many individuals (including bloggers) were invited to write on what “being a progressive” means to them. While there have been a great many posts and white papers written on the subject as a result – I invite you to visit to […]

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PechaKucha Night Calgary #3: Rebuild

by DJ Kelly February 10, 2010

20 images, 20 seconds, 200 cities, 2,000 presentations, 200,000 people. In a matter of seconds, thousands of lives and dreams were destroyed in Haiti. Now, the global PechaKucha network is joining with Architecture for Humanity to help rebuild Haiti, 20 seconds at a time. On February 20th, 2010, the 280 cities that host PechaKucha events […]

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Comparing Budget 2010 to Budget 2009

by DJ Kelly February 9, 2010

Did you know you can download the ministerial business plans from With today’s Budget announcement and everything available at, I thought, “I wonder if looks anything alike?” Well it turns out not only do the sites look and function the same, they have much the same information. Meaning it is VERY easy […]

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Manning Centre’s Conference on Alberta’s Future

by DJ Kelly February 7, 2010

When I first heard about the Manning Centre’s Conference on Alberta’s Future, as someone who values ANY conversation about a better path forward, I eagerly signed up. No conversation is bad conversation. I then spent the next month being extremely excited about the prospect of the discussions this – no doubt – smart group of […]

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Open Data presentation at DemoCamp

by DJ Kelly January 26, 2010

This evening I will be presenting on Open Data and the City of Calgary’s efforts in this field at DemoCamp Calgary 16. It might be a bit of an odd presentation as I don’t have anything to demo, I’m not a programmer, and I don’t work for the City of Calgary. But I have been […]

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