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
By launching Code Heroes, Kelly Bergeron has made it her mission to ensure her town is keeping pace with the ever-moving tech world. Code Heroes teaches digital literacy to residents of Cornwall, a small town with a big-picture mindset and an appetite to change the world. Continue reading Code Heroes: How One Small Town is Embracing Digital Literacy
In the life of a Technical Evangelist, there is no such thing as a typical day. Every single day is different. Sometimes I meet with colleagues at the Microsoft Canada HQ, sometimes I code in coffee shops, and sometimes I speak … Continue reading This Week in Toronto Tech – Data Science, Women in Tech, Bots, and HoloLens
Let me start by saying I do not support Breitbart, I do not support the Trump presidency, and I do not support Shopify maintaining its relationship with Breitbart, nor do I endorse the unfortunate and amoral comments about free speech … Continue reading Why I Will Not Withdraw from the Women in Tech Panel at Shopify
Last year, I said that 2015 was a year of healing, and 2014 was the hardest year of my life. Looking back on 2016, I’m going to label it the year of change. Change is constant, and the only thing … Continue reading 2016 in Review: the Year Everything Changed
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!
Let the festivities begin! I love the holiday season and, while I normally wait till December to start celebrating, I kicked things off early this year at the launch party for RBC’s Avion Holiday Boutique at Yorkdale Shopping Centre! Open … Continue reading RBC Avion Holiday Boutique Launch Party at Yorkdale