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
When I launched Trendy Techie in 2013, it was first and foremost a fashion blog. But then I went to fashion week and everything changed. Continue reading The Fashion Week Incident that Made Me Stop Writing About Fashion
‘Tis the season! I’m officially on vacation for the rest of the year (okay it’s only two weeks but I love saying that) and feeling grateful that I get to have my favourite device, the HoloLens, at home with me … Continue reading Happy Holodays from Trendy Techie!
Merry merry everyone! The holidays are upon us like a pack of robot reindeer, racing down the highways, charging up your driveway, and knocking down your door with all the force of Santa Claus after he’s eaten all your cookies. Whether you’ve got your shopping done … Continue reading Trendy Techie’s Guide to the 10 BEST Geeky Gifts of 2016
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
This fall I have made it a mission to experiment with work/life balance and find easy, repeatable strategies that make the work and life function in tandem rather than in opposition. I’ll be blogging about these as I discover them – here’s strategy number one. Continue reading Work/Life Balance Strategy: Disconnect to Clear Your Brain’s Cache
Remember last year when flash tattoos were a thing and all the hippie festival bloggers were wearing gold and silver temporary tattoos? Researchers at the MIT Media Lab in collaboration with Microsoft Research took these tattoos to the next level by making them interactive. Continue reading DuoSkin: Temporary Tech Tattoos Create a Wearable User Interface