I lived with my co-founders in the early days of our startup and, contrary to popular expectation, it was the BEST thing for our team dynamic! Here’s how. Continue reading How living with my co-founders made us a strong founding team
As a startup founder and public speaker, I’ve had a lot of practice meeting people. Here is my strategy for preparing for your first meeting with a potential mentor, and winning them over to start a long-term working relationship. Continue reading My Guide to Winning Over a Potential Mentor
I’m thrilled to announce that I’ve been chosen to be a member of the 2019 G20 Young Entrepreneurs’ Alliance (G20 YEA) Canadian Delegation to Japan! Continue reading I’ve been chosen as a G20 YEA Delegate!
If there’s one thing I’ve learned on my startup journey, it’s the value of a network. Over the last year I’ve met hundreds of amazing people who have opened their doors and calendars to me and my team to mentor, … Continue reading I want to meet you in 2019 — yes, you!
Around this time last year, I wrote a post called On Working While Grieving. It feels like an eternity ago, because so much has changed; yet here I find myself again, writing a post about loss and commitment. The last … Continue reading Founding a Startup Amidst Loss and Grief
For the last four years Microsoft has been my world, my launchpad, and my home. When I first started, I was an eager young university student developing Windows 8.1 apps, and Trendy Techie was still mostly a fashion blog. My … Continue reading Goodbye, Microsoft! My Next Chapter
We’ve all heard the stats, millions of computer science jobs are poised to go unfilled because of a lack of computer science graduates and new developers. And yet, as I talk to students on the ground, what I’m hearing doesn’t … Continue reading Getting Your First Dev Job – How to Gain Valuable Experience as a Student
I feel I’ve awoken from a hibernation of sorts. In January of this year my beloved grandmother passed away, and I experienced significant loss for the … Continue reading On Working While Grieving
Anouk Wipprecht is not your average fashion designer. Her pieces go beyond fabric and stitches, and into the realm of exoskeletal 3D printing and microcontrollers, bringing garment and wearer together into a united cyborgian being. In this 360 video interview, I sit down with Anouk to discuss her path to becoming a world-famous robotic fashion designer, her opinions on open source, and her latest project: a connected unicorn horn for children with autism. Continue reading High Tech Meets High Fashion with Anouk Wipprecht’s Wearable Robots – 360 Video Interview
Tried and tested through my experience as a Computer Science undergrad, here is my foolproof 3-step study plan. Continue reading Trendy Techie’s Exam Survival Guide