5 Tips for Job Seekers

A few months ago I left IBM.  I accepted a senior product management role at Marketwire+ Sysomos.  Since then some of my friends have asked me for job hunting advice.

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ProductCamp Toronto Spring 2010

I just registered for the next ProductCamp Toronto event.

Are you going?

You can register here.

FRANKly delicious

Do yourself a favour and visit FRANK Restaurant at the Art Gallery of Ontario.  I recently had brunch there.  Delicious.

DemoCampToronto18 – July 15, 2008

The next DemoCamp, DemoCampToronto18, is scheduled for Tuesday, July 15, 2008 at the Supermarket (268 Augusta Ave, Toronto).   You can register at EventBrite.  Tickets are going fast.

What is DemoCamp?

DemoCamp is a variation of the un-conference style of event, started by the TorCamp group as an excuse to have more regular meetings where community members share what they’ve been working on, demo their products, meet others (and share a drink or 3).

Mixed bag of links

LifeHacker offers up their top ten memory “hacks”.  Also, Google search can provide quick currency conversions.

Some analysts think a next-gen video game console price war is coming.

If you’re a fan of Ansel Adam’s iconic photos of Yosemite National Park, you’ll enjoy this multimedia feature from the New York Times.  Ansel’s former assistant talks about the story behind nine of his famous photos.

Looking for a parking lot or transit stop in Toronto?  Try Stopfinder.  After you provide the destination address, the service highlights public transit stops.  It also identifies the closest and cheapest parking lots in the area.

DemoCampToronto 17

The next edition of Toronto’s popular DemoCamp will be held on Monday, February 25, 2008 at the Toronto Board of Trade.  You can find more details on the registration page.

Realosophy – Toronto home buying information

A few weeks ago, I stumbled upon a Toronto start-up called Realosophy.

Their web site provides comprehensive profiles of Toronto neighbourhoods and tips for home buyers.

Each profile is an attractive "mashup" that offers information on housing prices, sales, styles, and taxes as well as performance reports for the local schools.  They also include a directory of nearby entertainment, health, and shopping services that are plotted on a embedded Google Map.