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Author: daniel

Time moves strangely when you're stuck in the house. We've been self quarantining for the last four days, and for a few days before that only I was going out, and the shift has had me thinking about priorities. In throwing metaphorical meditative mind darts at...

Banging Rocks is partnering with the UBC Emerging Media Lab's EMLx program to form a volunteer team assisting in the global effort to coordinate and analyze data and computational efforts aimed at alleviating the impact of COVID-19. We're seeking people who think their time and skills...

The first gathering I attended after forming Banging Rocks was surreal. The basic theme of the evening was monetization of mobile games - I'd been to talks on similar themes before, discussing optimization of User Experience (UX). Where this one diverged was when they pulled...

I first met Leah Murray when we were participating BC Alliance For Arts + Culture's Digital Ladders program last year. We hit it off quickly, both sharing a love of creating tech based art and passed the time on a skytrain commute sharing stories from...

By Fairlith Harvey Networking events are weird. You look up from your phone, your cheeks full of cheese cubes. A man in a turtleneck sweater and spectacles shifts from foot to foot in front of you. He doesn’t know what to ask you. He doesn’t want...

There's lots of ways to frame what I'm trying to do with Banging Rocks. Tonight I'm focusing on privilege. I have two streams of privilege. Stream One: I'm a white cis hetero male with a good education and a flexible job from an undivided, accepting and moderately...