Profile cover photo
Profile photo
Gillian Shaw
3,429 followers -
Digital Life Writer, The Vancouver Sun, Postmedia News
Digital Life Writer, The Vancouver Sun, Postmedia News

3,429 followers
About
Posts

Post has attachment
A Vancouver company that creates customized 3D printed insoles has reached more than double its crowdfunding goal of $50,000 US with 15 days left in its Kickstarter campaign. Wiivv, started in 2014 with headquarters in Vancouver and research and…
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Will Uber finally get a green light in BC? It would appear so from our Vancouver Sun story today on a change of heart in Victoria about the controversial ride-sharing service. Our journalists Rob Shaw and Chuck Chiang document the reversal is this story.…
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Coquitlam-based Finger Food Studios has developed an educational app using the robotic Sphero — creator of the BB-8 of Star Wars fame — for kids to learn to code. Finger Food donated 150 Spheros to the Coquitlam school district, along with the company’s…
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
A small gaming studio in Qualicum on Vancouver Island is making big waves with its new virtual game, one of a handful of games developed to mark the launch of HTC’s new Vive VR headset this April. In an immensely realistic immersive gaming experience with…
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
When Greg Caws was asked to organize the B.C. Tech Summit, that first thing he did was bring together people from the diverse sectors in which technology plays a role. Since technology touches almost all aspects of our lives, that’s a lot of people.…
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Premier Christy Clark announced that computer coding will become part of BC’s school’s curriculum, starting this September. However, the news didn’t come attached with a budget or detailed plans of how that would work. For those who imagine a coding camp…
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Vancouver’s BuildDirect is walking the talk when it comes to work-life balance, joining a handful of companies worldwide that are offering employees unlimited vacation time. It’s a move that Heidi Rolston, the company’s vice-president people, admits…
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Do you find sitting at a desk a pain? Ryan Holmes, founder and CEO of Vancouver’s Hootsuite, shares your pain. Together with designers, he has launched Oristand — a cardboard, collapsible standup desk solution that won’t strain your back or bank account.…
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
LAS VEGAS – Reading through hundreds of emails on the flight to Las Vegas for the giant Consumer Electronics Show earlier this week, all promising the best and brightest in new technologies, I figured I should be able to find at least 10 that would…
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
LAS VEGAS — In a move to stem falling subscriber numbers, Shaw Communications has announced FreeRange TV, an app that untethers subscriber content from home TVs and makes it available on any mobile device. Taking a lead from the music industry, the…
Add a comment...
Wait while more posts are being loaded