5 History-Making African Americans in Technology

5 History-Making African Americans in Technology

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 observational, so children repeat what they see. When I was a child, my role models [...]

Getting Your First Dev Job – How to Gain Valuable Experience as a Student

Getting Your First Dev Job – How to Gain Valuable Experience as a Student

We've all heard the stats, millions of computer science jobs are poised to go unfilled because of a lack of computer science graduates and new developers. And yet, as I talk to students on the ground, what I'm hearing doesn't seem to reflect the bountiful cornucopia of available jobs. Students don't feel confident that their [...]

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!

Trendy Techie’s Exam Survival Guide

Trendy Techie’s Exam Survival Guide

Tried and tested through my experience as a Computer Science undergrad, here is my foolproof 3-step study plan.

Code Heroes: How One Small Town is Embracing Digital Literacy

Code Heroes: How One Small Town is Embracing Digital Literacy

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.

This Week in Toronto Tech – Data Science, Women in Tech, Bots, and HoloLens

This Week in Toronto Tech – Data Science, Women in Tech, Bots, and HoloLens

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 on stages or in lecture halls around the country. This week I spoke at four [...]

Why Choosing Dalhousie Computer Science was the Best Decision of my Student Career

Why Choosing Dalhousie Computer Science was the Best Decision of my Student Career

After five years at Dalhousie University, I finally crossed the stage for convocation! This last half a decade has been an incredible, life-shaping adventure of growth and self-discovery, and I am so grateful to everyone who contributed to it. Choosing Dalhousie Computer Science was the best decision of my student career. I remember when my [...]