17 April 2014

The Ruby Reflector

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Spadina

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By Joey of Global Nerdy 1 year ago.
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…Firefox OS App Day takes place this Saturday, January 26th from 9:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. (with the event proper starting at 10:30 a.m. and ending at 7:00 p.m.) at the Toronto Mozilla Office ( 366 Adelaide Street West , just east of Spadina). Registration is free, but spaces are limited, so if you're interested, register now!

I've already registered, and I'll see you there!

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By Joey of Global Nerdy over 1 year ago.
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…great office space right in the heart of downtown, within striking distance of the financial district, Spadina, the TTC and GO Trains, the Island Airport and a zillion other things in the core: If we were to rent this place and then rent out desks — say for $ 550 a month — or even whole rooms, would you be interested?

Let me know, either my my work email or personal email , whichever you prefer.

This article also appears in The Adventures of Accordion Guy…

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By Dominic of Blog | The Working Group over 1 year ago.
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In late 2005 we also made a big move out of the front room of my apartment and into a studio on Spadina, sharing a great address and open concept space with a design firm - Evoke Solutions. I think that their owner, Jeff Howard, took pity on our fledgling startup and offered a chunk of floor-space for us to set up shop. The shiny new studio, the downtown address, and exposure to designers with whom we shared the space gave us the incentive to pick up our own game, and work at presenting ourselves …

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By pete of Unspace Blog 4 years ago.
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…a project manager, developer, and designer sharing about 220 feet in an old sweatshop building on Spadina for about six months before we decided that we should band together and go after bigger fish.

Don't be alarmed, but Unspace was almost called Orchestra.

Unspace was actually Anthony's password (at the time, obviously) and when he proposed it, it was so much better than all of the other alternatives that we just acted on it immediately. The first Rails Pub Nite — the …

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On Unspace Blog 4 years ago.
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…a project manager, developer, and designer sharing about 220 feet in an old sweatshop building on Spadina for about six months before we decided that we should band together and go after bigger fish.

Don't be alarmed, but Unspace was almost called Orchestra.

Unspace was actually Anthony's password (at the time, obviously) and when he proposed it, it was so much better than all of the other alternatives that we just acted on it immediately. The first Rails Pub Nite — the …

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By Joey of Global Nerdy 2 years ago.
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…Dragon ( Dragon City Mall, top floor, southwest corner of Spadina and Dundas )!

These are casual, informal lunchtime get-togethers for that broad category of people that I call "The Toronto Techie Community". It includes programmers, designers and "suits" who work in the web and software industries or anyone interested in hanging out with such people for interesting conversation that isn't always about technology, as well as cheap, cheerful and delicious …

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By Joey of Global Nerdy 2 years ago.
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Unspace HQ, 342 Queen Street West , just a bit east of Spadina, beside the Lululemon store.

Registration fee: $ 5 for job-seekers, $ 15 for employers seeking job-seekers. You need to register to attend .

Other details: See the registration site and read the notes carefully!

Why Work at Shopify: The Hard-Nosed, Pragmatic Business Reasons

Normally, I'd start with a description of Shopify's hacker ethic, how it's a great-yet-casual …

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By Joey of Global Nerdy over 2 years ago.
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Dragon City Mall (southwest corner of Dundas and Spadina).

In case you missed the one in September, I took some photos and wrote up a quick summary here .

As with the Toronto Techie Dim Sums, this is just a lunch gathering of folks who like tech. There's no agenda, no set topics, no presentations - just good people, good conversation and good (and inexpensive) food. You don't have to be a developer to attend! If you take part in the activity ofwriting …

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By Joey of Global Nerdy almost 3 years ago.
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…342 Queen Street West, Toronto, east of Spadina, above LuluLemon) from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and say hello to the Shopifolk who'll be there: Brittany , Edward and Julie !

To find out more about the Ruby Job Fair and the after-party, visit the Ruby Job Fair site .

BarCamp Oregon (Friday, May 20th - Saturday, May 21st)

Shopify is one of five startups that makes up the BarCamp Tour , a group helping sponsor BarCamps

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By Joey of Global Nerdy over 3 years ago.
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Saturday, November 13th at Toronto Underground Cinema ( 186 Spadina , a little bit north of Queen)

Sunday, November 14th at George Brown College School of Design ( 230 Richmond Street East )

If you'd like to attend, tickets are available at the door and also online . Here's how much it costs to attend:

The Gamercamp Festival Pass goes for $ 30.00 and gets you into the main sessions for Saturday and Sunday.

If you're attending …

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