Kids Code with Jewelbots, the Programmable Friendship Bracelet

Kids Code with Jewelbots, the Programmable Friendship Bracelet

Code is finally making its way into the hands of younger makers, and with this trend we are seeing more and more learn-to-code tools arrive on the market and in toy stores. But amidst all these code blocks and modular robots, one startup is focusing on coding for girls, and they are getting it right: [...]

A Pixar Lover’s Guide to Hackathon Success – by Charmaine Lee

A Pixar Lover’s Guide to Hackathon Success – by Charmaine Lee

Our latest #TrendyTechieContributor @charmaine_klee shares her tips for #hackathon success!

Everything You Need to Build A Chatbot

Everything You Need to Build A Chatbot

Bots are the new apps! Here are the tools I use to build my bots, teach them, and deploy them to the public.

Innovation in the Air as SHAD Valley Dalhousie Learns to Code

Innovation in the Air as SHAD Valley Dalhousie Learns to Code

On an average summer afternoon at Dalhousie University, the campus buildings are quiet. The majority of students from the university are away, taking a break from academia and resting up for the new school year that September promises. But in July there is a different energy on campus - 50 bright and ambitious high school students have made [...]

Learn to Code with a New CODExist Course Live on Microsoft Virtual Academy

Learn to Code with a New CODExist Course Live on Microsoft Virtual Academy

Did you learn to code with CODExist: The Birth of Bot taught by me and my fellow Technical Evangelist Susan Ibach? Or, are you interested in learning how to code but don't know where to begin? Well, I'm happy to announce that there is a second TouchDevelop course ready for you - CODExist 2: Bot Levels [...]

Tech Talk

Tech Talk

With the wonderful yet chaotic time that is fashion week, there has been a lot of fashion talk here lately. I get a lot of people asking me why I chose to write a blog about both fashion and technology, since the industries are so vastly different in many ways. But as someone with a [...]