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Where I’ve Been

By |February 25th, 2016|Featured Articles, Travels|0 Comments

IOG Prezi

By |February 19th, 2013|Featured Articles|0 Comments

Byward Eats

Note:  Original article posted on OAK Computing on October 25, 2011. When we moved to our office in the Byward Market last April,we were excited about all the food options that were now available to us.  Italian, Indian, Mexican, Thai, BBQ, fast food, fine foods, etc. – finally, we had choices galore. But what we [...]

By |October 27th, 2011|Current Projects, Thoughts & Opinions|0 Comments

Best lunches for under $15 in the market: a startup’s perspective

Post by Sonia and Ashima, from OAK Computing. Apt613 has partnered with OAK to create a new website that is set to come out in a few months. Throughout the year, folks from OAK will be guest blogging on Apt613. A young startup with a new office in the market – of course [...]

By |October 23rd, 2011|Current Projects, Thoughts & Opinions|0 Comments

Rally for Tunisia in Ottawa, Canada

The Tunisian community of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada came together on January 15, 2010 to rally in support for Tunisia and the Tunisian people. Originally organized as a protest against Ben Ali, one that would be echoed in multiple cities along the globe, the historic changes of January 14, 2010 changed the protest into a support [...]

By |January 23rd, 2011|Featured Articles|0 Comments

Ottawa Community Challenge Promo Videos

By |October 3rd, 2010|Current Projects, Entrepreneurship, TalentBridge|0 Comments


I thought this was a really interesting mix of resources coming together for a tourism campaign.  Queen Rania Al Abdullah of Jordan has posted a twitvid promoting a contest:   Twisit Jordan. The premise of the contest is simple - it's a tourist swap.  Two foreigners to Jordan will be chosen to visit Jordan, and two Jordanians [...]

By |July 17th, 2010|Thoughts & Opinions, Travels|0 Comments

#Earthquake = #Twitterquake

Earthquake hits Ottawa.  Bulding is evacuated.  I have three reactions: #1 - stand in doorframe  (instead go outside due to advice of  @sharamamanu), #2 - call friends and family (phone in building, scratch that), #3 - check twitter for news (luckily @sharmamanu has iphone :0) ) Twitter - not the radio, or cbc, was my go-to source. [...]

By |June 23rd, 2010|Featured Articles, Thoughts & Opinions|1 Comment

NXNE – North by Northeast

We've all dreamed of going to South by Southwest in Austin, Texas...but it's far, expensive to get to, and for students it's during the school year.  The good news though is that  North by Northeast (NXNE) is just around the corner - a music, film and interactive festival and conference.  It's the first year that NXNE has introduced an interactive component, and [...]

By |May 22nd, 2010|Entrepreneurship, Featured Articles|0 Comments

Weebly Design Competition

Here’s a contest for those of you with photoshop skills and an artistic eye.  Weebly,  (think wordpress & blogger competitor) is holding a blog design competition. You’re only required to submit a PSD version of your theme, they’ll convert it to HTML and CSS for you. Deadline to apply is April 30, 2010 Full contest [...]

By |April 1st, 2010|Entrepreneurship, Featured Articles|2 Comments