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Do or Die! UX Design with Cynthia Savard Saucier

Bad design can kill, and not only in a figurative way. You know, like when we say: “Next time I see a poster using Comic Sans, I’ll kill myself!” Engineers have a ring that symbolizes the unity of the profession and their goal of benefiting...

by Leann Brown on November 19th, 2015
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Curating Beautiful Experiences With Caterina Rizzi of Breather

  “Eventually, everything connects – people, ideas, objects.” – Charles Eames Aesthetics shape the way we perceive and experience everything we do. Funnily enough, how you communicate your ideas greatly impacts the perception of your ideas. The medium is the message, isn’t it? The art...

by sandy on November 20th, 2014
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Responsive Typography with Clarissa Peterson

  Your content is the most important feature of your website, so it’s important to make sure that the text looks good and is easy to read no matter what device type or screen size it’s being viewed on. One size does not fit all...

by Liesl Barrell on October 31st, 2014
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Font Swoon with Sara Cannon

Times New Roman. Helvetica. Comic Sans. We’ve all got fonts we love to use or love to hate. Typography is one of those topics that’s easy to overlook, but when you bring it up, everyone has an opinion. Sara’s talk is not just for designers...

by sandy on April 18th, 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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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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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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September: The Artist’s Code – Tech-inspired Design with Taylor Levy

We’re back from our summer break and here’s to a brand new season of girl geekery! We’re excited to open our season with a talk that balances form and function: design and programming. Two of our favourite things! At Girl Geeks, we love code. It...

by Liesl Barrell on September 4th, 2012
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February: Punch it up with HTML and CSS with Amanda Aitken

Do you have a blog or website – but somehow feel it’s not quite “you”? Do you know what it’s like to spend HOURS looking for the perfect theme or template for your web project, only to keep coming up short? Are you tired of...

by georgiana on February 7th, 2012
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