Will Astronauts Use VR on Mars? – An Interview with Peggy Wu

Will Astronauts Use VR on Mars? – An Interview with Peggy Wu

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.

Loretta Faveri – How This Inventor Turns Motion into Sound

Loretta Faveri – How This Inventor Turns Motion into Sound

Wearable tech is all the rage these days. Every month there’s a new smartwatch or fitband coming out to streamline the integration of technology in our everyday lives. But the focus thus far has been on functionality, with few devices emerging for entertainment and, to use a broad generalization, for “the arts.” That’s why I [...]

Maeghan Smulders – “Never Settle, and Stay Curious”

Maeghan Smulders – “Never Settle, and Stay Curious”

If you’ve ever interned at a company, you know the importance of selling yourself, and fast. An internship is like an extended interview. It’s your chance to try out a company, and for the company to see if they like you – so you have to make a big impression in a short amount of [...]

Wendy Powley – Teach Tech Early, Take Every Opportunity

Wendy Powley – Teach Tech Early, Take Every Opportunity

Today we kick off the “Keep Your WiTs (Women in Technology) About You” interview series with our first feature, Lecturer Wendy Powley of Queen’s University. What better way to begin the series than with a woman who directly affects the way young people learn technology? As a woman in technology, Wendy knows firsthand what it’s [...]

Keep Your WiTs About You

Keep Your WiTs About You

And by WiTs I mean Women in Technology! I am excited to announce a blog post series starting this Wednesday, celebrating women in technology. This series will feature women in technical roles or in roles at technology companies, including female professors, project managers at Microsoft, and women who run some of Canada's best organizations for [...]