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At Least Five Canucks in World Cup

By Richard Eriksson on May 17, 2004 - 1:01pm

Heard this on the radio before I read about it in a weblog (I still get a healthy percentage of my news from weblogs now, though), but here's Tom Benjamin on the Canucks that are participating in the World Cup of Hockey this August:

Markus Naslund and Matthias Ohlund were automatic selections, of course, so the Canucks will have at least five players in the tournament with four Swedes [which includes Henrik and Daniel Sedin] and Ed Jovanovski. Swede Suprise

Derek Miller on Developing a Standards-Compliant Website for a Small Company

By Richard Eriksson on May 17, 2004 - 12:45am

In a three-part series now with their own static pages, Derek Miller has written an excellent summary of his and his colleagues efforts to design and maintain a standards-compliant internal website with matching external website. In the first article of the series, he lists the team members, which includes Vancouver's Dave Shea who blogs at the excellent Mezzoblue, Bill Dobie, and Bill's cousin Nathan Dobie and discusses what how they prepared. In the second piece, Derek says that weblogs are the easy way out (in the future, people will just assume you have a weblog on your website), and so are going slow and using modules to write chunks of code or content that repeat often throughout a site. Part three discusses the ever-important content of a site, keeping in mind the need for good copywriters who understand a market or a subject well. The web needs good writing, so despite the jokes, those with Humanities degrees will find that they didn't waste their money and time in college while others was getting their Computer Science degrees or MBAs.

Pylons at 41st and Fraser 1:40pm Sun16May2004

By Roland Tanglao on May 16, 2004 - 11:47pm

Pylons at 41st and Fraser 1:40pm Sun16May2004

Construction is everywhere in the Vancouver summer. Spotted near the Koon Bo restaurant.

Honda Insight 12th and Arbutus 11:40am Sun16May2004

By Roland Tanglao on May 16, 2004 - 11:42pm

Honda Insight 12th and Arbutus 11:40am Sun16May2004

I expect to see more hybrids like the Honda Insight and Toyato Prius on the road no matter what happens to oil prices!

Andrew Chang's Serenepia has beautiful photos

By Roland Tanglao on May 16, 2004 - 10:02pm

Over at Serenepia, Andrew Chang is photo blogging some excellent pictures like Tomatoes and Peppers and Tank

Vancouver City Chase Pictures

By Boris Mann on May 16, 2004 - 9:51pm

I can't say I have a ton of pictures of the Vancouver City Chase, but I just happened to be walking along Broadway and saw these two participants outside the Bell store:

City Chase

Granville Street looking at the Stanley 6:36pm Sat15May2004

By Roland Tanglao on May 15, 2004 - 10:29pm

Granville Street looking at the Stanley 6:36pm Sat15May2004

Another beautiful warm, sunny day. And the view from Granville Street near the Stanley Theatre is grand!

New Lights at 10th and Arbutus 5:55pm Fri14May2004

By Roland Tanglao on May 15, 2004 - 10:24pm

New Lights at 10th and Arbutus 5:55pm Fri14May2004

Amazing how fast these things go up in Kitsilano.

Dante at Las Margaritas 4:38pm Fri14May2004

By Roland Tanglao on May 15, 2004 - 10:16pm

Dante at Las Margaritas 4:38pm Fri14May2004

Dante is the dog of Jeff MacIntyre, local multimedia/communications/PR expert whom I met in the beautiful Friday sunshine at Las Margaritas.

Vancouver International Childrens Festival Tents 3:53pm Fri14May2004

By Roland Tanglao on May 15, 2004 - 10:13pm

Vancouver International Childrens Festival Tents 3:53pm Fri14May2004

Check out our events page for more details on the Vancouver International Children's Festival which starts Monday.

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