Trendy Techie’s Geeky Gift Guide & Giveaway 2017

Trendy Techie’s Geeky Gift Guide & Giveaway 2017

It's that time of year again! The snow has started to fall and Starbucks is serving drinks in holiday cups and my inbox is filling with invitations to festive parties. I'm excited to bring to you my recommendations for the perfect geeky gifts for your adorkable loved ones. Whether you're shopping for the developer, designer, [...]

Exploring the Future through “The Next Familiar”

Exploring the Future through “The Next Familiar”

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.

Will Your Grandchildren be Cyborgs?

Will Your Grandchildren be Cyborgs?

Are cyborgs the next evolution of man? Do we have any way to evolve further without integrating technology into our physical makeup?

Inspiring Future Women in Science at Perimeter Institute

Inspiring Future Women in Science at Perimeter Institute

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.

5 Fun Ways to Spark Your Child’s Interest in Technology and Boost Their Critical Thinking Skills

5 Fun Ways to Spark Your Child’s Interest in Technology and Boost Their Critical Thinking Skills

Last week, one of my readers reached out to me about how to keep his young daughters interested in technology. The conversation about the growing necessity of technical skills is not a quiet one, and I commend this father for realizing that and wanting to encourage his daughters to keep those doors open as they [...]