Visit their website and watch some videos of the finalists in their contest to use fun to teach/motivate people to do things. When people talk about how to diversify the tech field, a common solution is, Start earlier.” Rather than focus on getting women and minorities hired at tech startups or encouraging them to major in computer science in college, there should be a push to turn them on to the discipline when they’re still teenagers—or even younger.
It seems like every time you browse the news headlines these days there’s another story about a corporation being hacked and losing their bank account, customers credit card accounts or identity. He has appeared on CBC radio with a nationally syndicated column, and on CBC’s Metro Morning, explaining and analyzing trends and developments in technology.
He’s an active investor and advocate for tech startups in New York, serving on the board of TechNYC and the Academy for Software Engineering. It has also been highlighted as THE solution by GRC, CNBC, SpiceWorks, Redmond Magazine and other prominent news sources. An experience innovator and collaborator, his passion is educating people on the potential benefits and perils of technology. If you’d like to see one in person, we’re happy to bring it over next time your tech is in the neighborhood so you can check it out.
As the Virginia Tech football team prepares to run out from the tunnel before each game, Metallica’s Enter Sandman” blasts over the speakers and all 66,000 fans start jumping. Tech Map London provides data and analysis covering every science and technology businesses in Greater London.
So let’s capitalize on his technology proficiency and confidence and help him use that skill in his role of a student! I think his switch from a passive consumer of tech to a user-creator was very important for his sense of himself and for our understanding of what he can do when he is motivated.