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Made in China: Intro to Manufacturing with Amanda Williams

  Ever wonder what it really means when you read “Made in China” on the label of a piece of consumer technology?   What’s behind the scenes in the manufacture of the Makerbot, Roomba, Furby, Nerf Guns, Walmart signs, LEDs, Arduino clones, and mobile phones?...

by Leann Brown on May 21st, 2013
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November Recap: The 3D Printing Phenomenon

On Monday November 19th the Montreal Girl Geeks were graced with the company of Alex Ruaux as she not only demystified the 3D printing process but also exposed the fun possibilities the phenomenon presents. We were shown the different types of hardware, from the industry...

by Leann Brown on March 12th, 2013
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10 Web Development Concepts a Designer Should Know with Rachel Andrew

Do you want to know more about web development? Are you looking to understand and explain technical concepts confidently? Perhaps you’re a designer looking to communicate with web developers more effectively? Or maybe just an end user who wants to be able to participate in...

by Leann Brown on February 18th, 2013
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Women in Tech: Be Part of the Solution

  Do you work in the technology sector? Have you noticed something missing in the workplace? Perhaps the distinct lack of women? Montreal’s tech sector and start-up scene are booming, yet the number of women in the field remains low. In late 2012, YES Montreal,...

by Leann Brown on February 18th, 2013
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October Recap: The Art of Visual Storytelling

  JC Little brought the MTLGG Fall semester to life with her presentation: The Art of Visual Storytelling. Held on October 29th at BDO (bringing generosity to a whole new level!), JC walked us through her creative processes.  We learned about the exhaustive work she...

by Leann Brown on November 27th, 2012
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November: The 3D Printing Phenomenon

  What is 3D Printing? Why is there so much hype behind this phenomenon? Imagine a world where you can print solid objects from your computer, where virtual designs can be made tangible from within the comfort of your own home. Come and listen to...

by Leann Brown on November 12th, 2012
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Celebrating International Day of the Girl with 10X10 & Google

The United Nations declared October 11, 2012 as the world’s first International Day of the Girl. When Women@Google approached Montreal Girl Geeks to help celebrate this momentous occasion, we were thrilled! Canada has led the international community in adopting this day, aiming to make a...

by Leann Brown on October 7th, 2012
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September Recap: The Artist’s Code – Tech-inspired Design

Following our summer hiatus, Montreal Girl Geeks came back with a bang, featuring a truly inspiring talk by Taylor Levy, one half of the talented CW&T design team. Held at RPM, one of our favourite venues, and in the presence of many devoted family members (including both...

by Leann Brown on October 3rd, 2012
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July Recap: International Startup Festival

Montreal Girl Geeks @InternationalStartupFestival 2012  In the heat of mid-July the second International Startup Festival geared up in Montreal’s Old Port, where we were invited to host the ‘Women in Tech’ tent, featuring office hours and talks with prominent women. Located at Quai Alexandra, the two-day conference focused...

by Leann Brown on August 23rd, 2012
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