Header image: Lara Speirs, Executive VP & General Counsel, Randstad Canada On May 8, I co-hosted the first #RandstadTechTalks Twitter chat with Randstad Canada, and heard from dozens of Canadians on topics surrounding the Canadian role in the globalizing future.This … Continue reading Navigating change in the world of work
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!
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
Our latest #TrendyTechieContributor @charmaine_klee shares her tips for #hackathon success! Continue reading A Pixar Lover’s Guide to Hackathon Success – by Charmaine Lee
What does VR have in store for space exploration? At this year’s Virtual Reality convention in Toronto, I sat down with Peggy Wu, the Associate Director for Research in Human-Machine Interaction at United Technologies, to talk about her perspective on this exciting aspect of our future. Continue reading Will Astronauts Use VR on Mars? – An Interview with Peggy Wu
Exciting news! Trendy Techie has just passed its 4th birthday, and to celebrate four years of geekiness I am thrilled to announce the Trendy Techie Contributor series! Over the last four years, this blog has transformed my life. When I … Continue reading Announcing Trendy Techie Contributors!
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
The Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing is the Mecca for women in technology. Taking place in Houston this year, GHC will attract 15,000 attendees for three days jam-packed with hundreds of technical sessions, career talks, company events, and research presentations … Continue reading Trendy Techie’s Guide to the Grace Hopper Celebration