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 2017 Holiday Geek Gift Guide for STEM/STEAM & Pop Culture

The holidays are here, so that means it’s time to check every blog, flyer, and wishlist for the coolest things to buy your geek(s). Here are some of my favourite STEM / STEAM, pop culture, and all around geek stuff that will make an awesome present under the tree this year! Click on these tags to […]

Level up Your Kid’s Skills with this Epic Math Game

Prodigy Game, a local start-up out of Burlington, Ontario, has quickly become one of Canada’s fastest growing tech companies after developing a fantastic online game to help your kids want to learn math. While I’m writing this out, Kit is playing Prodigy Game on our Android tablet, and is so excited that he’s made it […]

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 […]

Toronto Will Have Its Own Tech Fest: Elevate Toronto

September 2017 just got a little more interesting. On the heels of Toronto’s FanExpo (and kids going back to school, YAY!), the city will be geared to celebrate a key aspect of Toronto Life: Elevate Toronto, a festival supporting our love of technology innovation. This is Razor Suleman, Founder & Former CEO of Achievers, who got […]

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, […]