Toronto Hackers & Capital One ‘Use Digital For Good’ to Support Canadian Charities

Toronto Hackers & Capital One ‘Use Digital For Good’ to Support Canadian Charities

Capital One's Gift the Code hackathon saw over two hundred Toronto developers join together for a 48-hour hackathon - but instead of competing for a top prize, these 34 teams were competing to build the best solutions for Canadian charities.

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!

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.

Hacking and Weekending in Vancouver

Hacking and Weekending in Vancouver

This past weekend I flew farther West than I've ever been before, to beautiful Burnaby, BC. A suburb of Vancouver, Burnaby is home to the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT), where I spent the weekend providing technical and moral support to hackers at the Hack Vancouver Kinect for Windows & Structure Sensor Hackathon. Over [...]

Hack. Play. Create.

Hack. Play. Create.

Canadian fashion and tech industries collide in this epic collaboration between the Fashion Zone, Canada's newest incubator and accelerator for fashion-inspired entrepreneurs, and Hackernest, Canada's largest tech meetup: the first-ever Hack'n'Talk at Ryerson University's Digital Media Zone on June 28 - 29. This two-day event brings together creative minds from both industries to work together [...]