Tag Archives: Tech

GDPR. GDPR. GDPR. Anyone else still recovering from the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) inbox flood? If you’re based in North America, you’ve probably also wondered to yourself if you’re even affected by GDPR. (Spoiler: you are!) The GDPR’s Global Impact While centered on the European Union (EU), the GDPR has a global impact. Here’s … Continue reading What the EU’s GDPR Means for Marketers in North America

The 2018 VIATEC Awards One magical night in June… The Roaring Twenties were resurrected, sixteen young robots found their forever homes, and a couple dozen inflatable whales got their wings. That’s the VIATEC Awards for you. Nobody can make whales fly quite like the tech community in lovely Victoria, B.C., and we couldn’t be happier … Continue reading How AE Won Its Robot: A Whale of a Tale

My brother’s left Facebook. My dad is getting ready to leave the blue F. I feel pressure to leave it as well. Why? Because I know Facebook is making money off my data and I don’t feel like I get a lot of value from the platform. Plus I’m crazily annoyed by the “sponsored posts” … Continue reading The Dark Side and the Light Side of Data

“Morning, team!” I call out as I swing into my office. I run a technology startup company with my husband. We’re co-founders, growing our company in the close-knit tech community of Victoria BC Canada, and we’re parents. We’re raising a business at the same time as we’re raising a preschooler. It’s everything we wanted… and … Continue reading How My Low Tech Hobby Keeps Me Grounded At My Startup

I spend most days working across the table or down the hall from my husband, who happens to be my co-founder in a data-driven tech startup. This month, the company we founded together at the beginning of our marriage is being re-engineered. We’re in beta-launch mode. Previously, we only worked with enterprise-level clients. But now, … Continue reading Some thoughts on founding a tech company with my husband