I’ve long been an enthusiast of augmented reality headsets and, as early as the tech still is, I believe that AR will truly take off when we have head-mounted devices that find the right balance of usefulness and style. The … Continue reading Focals by North – Getting Fitted for Smart Glasses
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!
This weekend marks one year since my co-founders and I first brainstormed Crescendo. In the last twelve months we’ve gone from ideation to launch, cohabited in two apartments in two cities, and lived and breathed our company mission: to build technology that makes the world more empathetic. Here are four of the big firsts we experienced this year. Continue reading My First Year as a Founder — Crescendo’s Journey
Capital One’s Gift the Code hackathon saw over two hundred Toronto developers join together for a 48-hour hackathon – but instead of competing for a top prize, these 34 teams were competing to build the best solutions for Canadian charities. Continue reading Toronto Hackers & Capital One ‘Use Digital For Good’ to Support Canadian Charities
The tech industry has matured to the point where working in tech no longer necessarily means knowing how to code – but giving code a try can help non-devs in tech better understand their customers and company goals. This International … Continue reading Booking.com Partners with Ladies Learning Code to Support Female Developers this International Women’s Day
The Importance of Diverse Role Models Written by: Jamie Berger American computer science Ph.D. candidate at Michigan Technological University @BergerWithASideOfCode We can all agree that role models are important for a child’s development. A dominant aspect of developmental learning is … Continue reading 5 History-Making African Americans in Technology
This past December I did something I haven’t done in years: I took a full two-week digital detox. As soon as my vacation started I deleted all my social media apps from my phone, left my laptops and tablets at … Continue reading Reflections on my Two Week Digital Detox