In early December 2017, I was part of an “end of day” panel at Data Driven – a Data Journalism conference hosted by Humber College. I wanted to be there for the full day though, to catch all of the speakers and panels as the area of Data Journalism, I feel, is the next wave […]read more »
Diversity and inclusion were central themes at Elevate Toronto, a conference I attended in September. Before giving his keynote, Razor Suleman, a co-founder of the conference, asked everyone in the audience of around 5,000 to stand if they were immigrants. I stood, as well as more than two-thirds of the audience. Then he asked people […]read more »
A week ago, I attended a Fireside Conference, a three-day conference/retreat for startups, investors, and tech innovators to network, build relationships and enjoy camp experience at Camp Walden near Bancroft, Ontario. Basically, it’s a tech event without any tech. For someone who’s never been to a summer camp as a kid, this was an interesting […]read more »
Quite often we start showing interest in something, when that something affects us personally.
For me, it was my mom’s stroke, that happened in 2009, that made me painfully aware of just how fragmented our current healthcare system is and that patients with chronic…