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The Bunker Project Show 66 Notes:


1. Astrid Lister – The German Maven
2. Margaret Renolds – The Insurance Maven
3. James Karg – The Gaming Maven
4. Kurt Hemmingway – The Hat Maven

We talk about the Maven certificates… and how you can get a Bunker Project official Maven certificate.

Kurt is happy to get her done and you don’t have to do it yourself at web guru.

We kick off the show talking about RIM.
James asks what would your job be called if you worked at RIM? And it goes a little out of control from there.

Some conversation on QNX / BBX and the new phones announced by RIM. RIM stock surged 5% after announcing the new OS for new Blackberry devices.

Auto Correct is pretty funny!

Bob wants to do another Black Beer food pairing show!

Tim joins us via Google Plus Hangout.
Tim is from Edmonton – he develops websites and mobile apps.
We have a good chat with Tim about what he does and what he likes and dislikes about Google +.

Can Google + beat facebook?
According to Mashable… that is the wrong question to ask.
A better question is: Is Google Better Off with Google + than without it.

Kurt has some cool insights into Google + and other social networks.

Bob has a circle called “jerks”… Tim says that is interesting.

Tim says he gets overwhelmed with Social Media and has to unplug…
James says that when parents talk about the birds and the bees… talk about the internet too.

Astrid says don’t forget the seniors… they can be taken advantage of. People need to learn how to protect themselves online.

Kurt makes some awesome points about how social media is being quickly adopted by those who have social skills.

Bob asks Andrew if the stats on Android are true…
Is Android really that popular?
We talk about iOS vs Android…

Android 52.5 %
Symbian 16.9 %
iOS 15 %
RIM 11 %
Bada 2 %
Microsoft 1.5 %
Others 1 %

Nokia 23.9 %
Samsung 17.8 %
LG 4.8 %
Apple 3.9 %
ZTE 3.2 %
RIM 2.9 %
HTC 2.7 %
Motorola 2.5 %
HaeWai 2.4 %
Sony Erickson 1.8 %
Others 33.8 %

Tim would like to see the search stats for facebook vs google now that google + is out.

Kurt says that Google has laid out a pretty good platform… with youtube and other services integrating with G+

Andrew brings it back to phones with the Microsoft and Nokia deal may change the numbers big time if Nokia users adopt Windows Phone 8… it will be interesting.

Kurt says RIM will be absorbed by another company soon… James says Apple will buy RIM just for the patents.

A great conversation about flash…

Sapient Nitro – ad agency started a campaign and deleted the comments and are trending on Twitter.

We talk about how to handle negative comments on Social Media.

And the music is playing… which is another end to a great show!

See you next week… same Bunker Time, same Bunker station.

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About The Bunker Project
The underground Bunker Project is a meetup focused on Social Media, Internet Marketing, New Media, and Podcasting. Set in the Bunker at the Barklay Hotel on Robson St. in Vancouver, The Bunker Project will appeal to those looking for cutting edge social marketing and new media information and to those who just want to socialize over a beer and exchange thoughts and ideas about social media.


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Andrew McGivern is a podcaster, blogger and mobile tech guy. Father of three awesome little ones. Interested in Social Media Marketing, New Media and Podcasting, Technology, Natural Health and Green Energy.

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