A day in the life of Danny D'Amours

Silver Wave Film Festival 2009

The eighth annual Silver Wave Film Festival is taking place in Fredericton, New Brunswick this week from Thursday November 13th until Sunday November 16th. Screenings will take place at Tilley Hall on the UNB campus, the Charlotte Street Arts Centre and the Centre communautaire Sainte Anne. Not the Toronto International Film Festival Although it is […]

November 13th, 2008 Posted by Danny D'Amours | Entertainment, Fredericton | no comments

Google Maps API introduces reverse geocoding

For quite a while now, it has been possible to use Google’s geocoding service which allows developers using the service to obtain a latitude / longitude pair for a given address. This service is quite useful when searching for specific locations such as stores, houses or other points of interest. Enter reverse geocoding Up until […]

November 6th, 2008 Posted by Danny D'Amours | Mapping | no comments

Virtual presence / holographic interview on CNN

Video conferencing took another step with the first use of a virtual presence or “holographic” reporter on Election night on CNN. Pulling off Virtual presence The remote reporter, Jessica Yellin, was in Chicago’s Grant Park covering the scene as supporters waited for Barack Obama’s victory speech. After stepping into a specially engineered booth or “tent” […]

November 5th, 2008 Posted by Danny D'Amours | Tech | no comments