By launching Code Heroes, Kelly Bergeron has made it her mission to ensure her town is keeping pace with the ever-moving tech world. Code Heroes teaches digital literacy to residents of Cornwall, a small town with a big-picture mindset and an appetite to change the world. Continue reading Code Heroes: How One Small Town is Embracing Digital Literacy
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
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
A hallmark of a job in technology, the freedom to work from home can be a dream come true. But in the comfort of your own home, it can get too comfortable, and productivity can start to slip away. During the last three … Continue reading Trendy Techie’s Guide to Working Remotely: Staying Motivated When Your Home is Your Workplace
Last year, I said that 2015 was a year of healing, and 2014 was the hardest year of my life. Looking back on 2016, I’m going to label it the year of change. Change is constant, and the only thing … Continue reading 2016 in Review: the Year Everything Changed
‘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!