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Ottawa @ its best: DemoCamp 7

January 24, 2008

Ladies & Gents,

If you have plans on Monday, cancel them. What you should be doing is heading over to DemoCamp7: where Ottawa startups demonstrate the next generation of tech products and services that will make the headlines.

Here are the details:

Democamp 7 will take place on Monday, January 28th from 7pm to 9pm at the Clocktower Pub on Bank Street just south of the Queensway. 

 Protecode Demo – demonstration of a tool that unobtrusively detects, logs, and identifies external content during software development. This tool is used to automatically create records of Intellectual Property ownership and licensing attributes of external code (eg Open Source modules or snippets) that enter a project.

Distributed Musical Instruments – Software that will allow MIDI files to be replayed on different sound modules. This will be a demo of an entry level process leading to a system creating a Virtual Musical Sound Studio.

The Traveler IQ Challenge – Demo of a viral marketing app gone wild. In June of 2007 the TIQ was launched on Facebook to promote TravelPod, since then it’s been launched on Friendster, TravelPod, TripAdvisor and virally on 4000 other syndicated websites. The TIQ has now taken a life of its own generating millions of monthly unique visitors and driving significant traffic to

JohnnyVoIP – Initial beta of a social communications platform tool that is currently available on Facebook allowing users to forget about downloading, installing, and finding their friends – just click on a link.

Internet Business Logic – A Wiki and SOA endpoint for business rules in open vocabulary, executable English. – Flash Demo Preview

iotum – iotum’s conference calling application for Facebook.


Posted By: Aydin Mirzaee 


TED – The World’s Smartest People

November 28, 2007

According to the TED website, “The annual conference now brings together the world’s most fascinating thinkers and doers, who are challenged to give the talk of their lives (in 18 minutes).” Essentially, TED is a conference where some amazing people get together and talk about their life experiences. The great news is that most of the videos from these talks are now available for viewing to the general public on the TED website. I strongly encourage everyone to check out the website. There is a great deal that can be learned by this inspiring group of people. For fun, I’ve linked to a talk on the TED website by one of my favorite people, Tony Robbins:


Posted By: Aydin Mirzaee