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Recap: Technology and Marketing: From Mind to Map

February 13th, 2013  by Sandi Jones
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This month’s event brought together two topics that showed how technology is enabling marketers to be more relevant to our audiences.  Asif Khan from the Location Based Marketing Association talked about how marketers are using Location Based Marketing (LBM) and Diana Lucaci and Katerina Juskey from True Impact Marketing introduced us to neuromarketing, which measures […]

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Community Spotlight: Lydia Young

January 31st, 2013  by Caroline McGregor
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The Girl Geeks Toronto network is comprised of women (and men) from varied backgrounds in technology. With such diverse pasts, our events help bring people together. We want to see what our members are up to, so we’re thrilled to spotlight some of them! Breanne Schroder met with GGTO member Lydia Young to discuss what […]

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Hack it up, Hack it in, Let AngelHack begin.

November 12th, 2012  by Caroline McGregor
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AngelHack, the world’s largest hackathon, is coming to Toronto December 1 – 2, 2012. Connect with a couple hundred of Toronto’s finest developers in a massive 24-hour coding competition involving 2,500+ hackers in 11 major cities around the globe. Over $650,000+ in prizes to be won and top teams are flown to Silicon Valley to […]

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We need a heroine!

November 9th, 2012  by Rachel Lane
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Our network has grown to almost a thousand members, we’re getting a ton of requests from the wider community regarding sharing jobs, similar events, relevant messages etc. We’re accessible from Twitter, Meetup, Facebook and of course our own website and we’re trying to grow our own mailing list, so we’re not so dependent on Meetup. […]

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Making web accessibility accessible

October 26th, 2012  by Diane Begin
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I admit when I first saw the accessibility themed October 22 Girl Geeks Toronto event I had “usability” in mind. Turns out there’s a lot of confusion between accessibility and usability but here’s the difference: Accessibility means that all users can access the content whereas usability is about ensuring that with access the information is […]

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Resources for making the web more accessible

October 26th, 2012  by Caroline McGregor
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Sandy Feldman, a professional web developer and speaker at our Accessibility: Don’t Design in the Dark event, has been creating websites since 1998 with a keen focus on sites that conform to WCAG 2.0 (W3C’s Web Content Accessibility Guidelines). Below is a list of resources compiled by Sandy that everyone should be using to make […]

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Get your WordPress developer hat on – it’s WordCamp time!

October 23rd, 2012  by Caroline McGregor
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Thanks to our friends over at WordCamp Toronto, we’ve got two tickets to give away to their upcoming WordCamp Toronto: Developers conference happening November 3 and 4, 2012! There will be three tracks to follow focusing on beginner, intermediate and advanced developers so this event is for everyone involved or interested in WordPress. WordCamp offers […]

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Are you ready to Think Forward?

October 12th, 2012  by Caroline McGregor
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Are you ready to Think Forward? Join hundreds of mobile designers and developers at AndroidTO on Thursday, October 25. Canada’s largest Android conference brings together those who want to learn the latests technologies, share new discoveries, generate ideas, and make valuable connections. We are giving away 6 tickets to our network for this great event! […]