Beakerhead: Calgary’s STEM / STEAM Festival

Calgary’s citywide Beakerhead STEM / STEAM festival is a must-see all-ages event, celebrating the need for creativity, engineering and science combined. If you’re in the area September 19 to 23, make sure you plan to take in as many of the free installations as you can, and budget for tickets to a few of the […]

Celebrate International Women’s Day by Learning to Code and WIN with Booking.com

Did you know International Women’s Day is celebrated on March 8th?  Booking.com is all over International Women’s Day this year. In fact, they’ve chosen to celebrate barrier-breaking women in the technology industry throughout the month of March, instead of merely the one day. Details on how you can WIN a $500 Booking.com credit by learning to code in […]

The Geek Travel Guidebook to Melbourne, Florida

Who knew you could do a lot in Melbourne Florida in roughly 24 hours??  I was invited as part of a rather large press trip to visit Melbourne  through their Orlando Melbourne International Airport (currently undergoing renovations to be all kinds of spiffy by December.)  Porter has seasonal non-stop flights there from Windsor, Toronto and […]

A Geek’s Guide to STEM/STEAM Holiday Gifting

Are you a fan of STEM toys? Did your world right itself the moment you heard of STEAM? Maybe you haven’t heard of either yet? This gift guide is going to give you a heads up on some truly awesome, and affordable gifts that will help your child build more familiarity in Science, Technology, Engineering, […]