Two months down, ten to go! I've met so many incredible Extrovirts through this project already and learned so much. One of the questions I get asked the most is, what am I hoping to gain from this project? When my company Crescendo was in the Techstars startup accelerator, I was constantly meeting new people, … Continue reading Extrovirtual Review: February Summary
In December, I set up this personal challenge to meet someone new for virtual coffee every weekday morning. Within 48 hours of putting up my calendar link, I was booked until June - here's the summary of my first month of virtual networking. Going in, I had no idea what to expect; the calendar invites … Continue reading Extrovirtual Review: January Summary
Playwright Ellen Denny grew up with stories of a scientist in the family. They were just regular family stories to her until one day, she dug deeper and discovered that her great-great-aunt Harriet was, in fact, Harriet Brooks, the first woman in Canada to be a practicing nuclear physicist, and the woman whose name is … Continue reading Canada is getting a play about its first female nuclear physicist!
Should we have empathy for intelligent machines, or should they have empathy for us? An exploration of humanity and intelligence.
This week I met with four innovators who are driven to improve the world through technology. One's hiring and one's looking for new opportunities!
It's the first week of Extrovirtual and I met two amazing people! Both Liv and Florence had been in my virtual network for some time, but we'd never had a reason to hop on a call and talk until now. We got deep into tech ethics and inclusion, topics that seem to be cropping up … Continue reading Week 1 – Ethics and Inclusion
Virtual coffees to date: 0 | Excitement Level: High | Days till start: 1 Today is December 31, 2018, the day before I start the big experiment. When I first launched this project, I didn't expect it to grab as much attention as it has - within 48 hours of making the announcement, I was … Continue reading Day 0: Intentions