On Saturday August 1, 2009 at approximately 6:00pm MST the Big Valley Jamboree, a country music festival in Camrose Alberta, was struck by tragedy when high winds caused the main stage to collapse. One person was killed and up to fifteen were injured. A fierce wind storm passed through Alberta moving from the north-west and […]Read more "#BVJ – using Twitter to watch local news unfold"
Apologies go out to anyone who tried to contact us over the weekend either through email or here at BRASSmedia.ca. It turns out that our domain names had expired on Saturday. No big deal since our registrar is quick to send us email notices well ahead of time. The problem was at my end – […]Read more "Don’t let this happen to you – too many email addresses"
Traditional media is fading fast as audiences move to the internet for their news, information and entertainment. As revenues drop in traditional media the big question is: How do we make money from this web thing? The traditional business model of huge revenue streams from advertising based on audience numbers (viewers, listeners, subscribers) doesn’t seem to […]Read more "Wanted: a new business model for new media revenue generation"
It’s so easy to steal music thanks to the web these days. It’s become a popular and accepted cultural activity. Imagine. Thousands of songs for free! More songs than you’ll ever have the time to listen to! Cool. Downloading songs without paying for them isn’t stealing. Or is it? Some think that it’s not stealing. Shoplifting music […]Read more "Don’t steal music"
Kempton Lam sent us a message via the Facebook group – Fair Copyright for Canada – Calgary Chapter. ——————– Subject: Dr. Michael Geist to speak at Red Deer College in March Dear Fair Copyright For Canada Calgary Chapter members, Dr. Michael Geist will be speaking at Red Deer College in March. Please attend and pass along […]Read more "The Fight for Canada’s Digital Future – Dr Michael Geist at Red Deer College"
I’ve always wanted to make a Tee shirt with a ‘go google yourself’ logo but I’m worried about being sued. Or punched in the nose. What exactly does it mean to ‘google yourself’ anyway? Google is the leading search engine on the interwebs and moved from being a corporate name and trademark to become a […]Read more "Go google yourself!"
BRASScast Episode 15 – Our value proposition! The audio version of my blog post “Our Value Proposition” posted January 9, 2008 click arrow to listen online click here to download MP3 file >>> [download original file]Read more "BRASScast Episode 15 – Our value proposition!"