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. Continue reading Will Astronauts Use VR on Mars? – An Interview with Peggy Wu
Author: VyVy Ngo (@SleepyVyVy) New Shoes – What if I could feel what someone else is living through? Imagine a world where you can put on special glasses, and you’d be able to feel, see, maybe even taste what someone … Continue reading VR and Games for Empathy and Identity
Exciting news! Trendy Techie has just passed its 4th birthday, and to celebrate four years of geekiness I am thrilled to announce the Trendy Techie Contributor series! Over the last four years, this blog has transformed my life. When I … Continue reading Announcing Trendy Techie Contributors!
Anouk Wipprecht is not your average fashion designer. Her pieces go beyond fabric and stitches, and into the realm of exoskeletal 3D printing and microcontrollers, bringing garment and wearer together into a united cyborgian being. In this 360 video interview, I sit down with Anouk to discuss her path to becoming a world-famous robotic fashion designer, her opinions on open source, and her latest project: a connected unicorn horn for children with autism. Continue reading High Tech Meets High Fashion with Anouk Wipprecht’s Wearable Robots – 360 Video Interview
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
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
This Wednesday, August 31, I had the honour of being one of eleven young entrepreneurs to participate in an intimate roundtable discussion with Hon. Navdeep Bains, Canada’s Minister of Innovation, Science, and Economic Development. Hosted by Startup Canada in partnership with Ladies Learning … Continue reading Minister Bains Meets with Youth Entrepreneurs to Advise Canada’s Innovation Agenda