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
I am thrilled to be giving away two tickets to the inaugural International UAV show to two of my Toronto-based readers! Continue reading GIVEAWAY: Two Tickets for the International UAV Show December 6-7!
On April 15, 2016, 200 young female leaders arrived at the Perimeter Institute for the Inspiring Future Women in Science conference. An inspiring day of talks from women in STEM careers awaited them, along with a candid address by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. I am honoured to have given a keynote address at this conference. Continue reading Inspiring Future Women in Science at Perimeter Institute
On March 10, 2016, Microsoft Canada and the Information and Communications Technology Council (ICTC) welcomed 100 Ottawa youth to the Shaw Centre for an immersive day of technology-centric programming and inspiration. Continue reading Microsoft YouthSpark Live Inspires Next Generation of Leaders
“You are building the future – build the one you want to live in.” Inspiration was rife and passion was tangible in the air at the annual Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing, held this year in Houston, Texas. This … Continue reading Highlights from the 2015 Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing
In an hall of 10,000 people, how do you get noticed? Networking is a skill that is fundamental to the success of your career, and it can be a difficult one to master, particularly for large-scale conferences and events with thousands … Continue reading Trendy Techie’s Guide to Tweetworking: How to Master Conference Networking at a Large Scale
This year Microsoft’s //build conference in San Francisco brought on technical training and advanced looks at many of Microsoft’s exciting new developments including improved Windows 10 features and, of course, the futuristic and fascinating HoloLens (read my post about HoloLens here). To follow … Continue reading //build Tour Toronto