PeaceGeeks is a Vancouver-based organization that matches various specialized volunteers with grassroots organizations focused on the promotion of peace, human rights, and accountability in developing and conflict-affected areas around the world. They provide valuable support to improve the digital reach of these organizations, on everything from strategic planning to technical training. The Jibe Team boasts two of our own as PeaceGeeks contributors–Steve and Sheila.
The Jibe is hosting a code sprint on Saturday, November 16th at our Gastown offices for developers keen on making public contributions to Drupal! Any service is appreciated for the betterment of Drupal; some contributions might be:
Canadian online retailers are facing the consequences of not keeping up with ecommerce developments as Amazon–the world’s largest online retailer, pushes in to the Canadian market by adding groceries to their expanding field of products. Canadian grocers bring little competition by offering minimal online sales if any; the next runner up to Amazon who offers 15,000 non-perishable food items, is Wal-Mart Canada at 2000 items.
As a phenomenon, parallax occurs when an object undergoes an apparent change in position relative to the distance of observation. Used on a digital screen, parallax depends on the movement of the screen by scrolling or swiping, rather than movement of the observer, in this case, the user.
You may have encountered parallax lately if you are an iPhone user; it accounts for the floating app icon effect on the most recent operating system, iOs 7.