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
Love geeky goodness? Here are THE 10 #geekgirls you should follow on Instagram. Continue reading 10 Awesome Geek Girls to Follow on Instagram
Body mods, memotech, cybernetics – what seemingly futuristic technologies will become reality in years to come? The Next Familiar, a collaborative project by Karen Maxwell and Shannah Segal, gives us a glimpse at the status quo of 2044. Continue reading Exploring the Future through “The Next Familiar”
On April 15, 2016, 200 young female leaders arrived at the Perimeter Institute for the Inspiring Future Women in Science conference. An inspiring day of talks from women in STEM careers awaited them, along with a candid address by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. I am honoured to have given a keynote address at this conference. Continue reading Inspiring Future Women in Science at Perimeter Institute