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Little Geek Lost Podcast # 73: Ladies Learning Code

Little Geek Lost Podcast # 73: Ladies Learning Code

I talk to a couple of the ladies from Ladies Learning Code, a great Canadian organization that is showing women and girls that code doesn't have to be intimidating and providing them with valuable tech skills. [soundcloud...

Nerdy By Nature: Canada Dances with Financial Disaster

Nerdy By Nature: Canada Dances with Financial Disaster

That's a lot of debt, eh. Low rates motivate the middle class to borrow up to as much as 160% of their income. The average Canadian carries about $21,000 to 23,000 in non-Mortgage debt. Mortgage rates are sub-prime (below 2.7%) and houses keep getting built. We're...

I’m Not Old, I’m Just Ripe – Red Green Live

I’m Not Old, I’m Just Ripe – Red Green Live

On Thursday, October 19, Centennial Hall in London, Ontario was transformed into the Possum Lodge for the evening. Red Green, the Leader of the International Brotherhood of Possum Lodge, Chapter 11 was here to explain "I’m not old, I’m just ripe" more of his wit &...

Nerdy by Nature: Our Local Comic Con. We Can’t Wait!!

Nerdy by Nature: Our Local Comic Con. We Can’t Wait!!

Con?!  Geek Out! Man, we can't wait. It's a great excuse to dress up, be accepted as a sugar-induced fanboy, and celebrate all things geeky.  Forest City (London, Canada - say what!) Comic Con and Project Play. You know what a Con is - But, what is Project Play? The...

A Cold Day in Canada- Kona Preview

A Cold Day in Canada- Kona Preview

I had grown accustomed to surviving the harsh winter storm. Going outside had lost it's sense of peril. With this mindset, I decided to leave the safety of the general store to track down what an "X" denotes on a homemade treasure map I found. Only later would I...

CEO John Chen Still Bullish on Blackberry Hardware

CEO John Chen Still Bullish on Blackberry Hardware

It seems like it was just yesterday, but John Chen actually became CEO of Blackberry over 2.5 years ago. In that time, Chen has claimed that he would shut down the hardware division of the Canadian company if it failed to turn itself around. Afterwards, it seems, he...

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