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Computer Science 2018, University of Waterloo

The Cali or Bust Conundrum

A recent study highlighted the brain drain problem for tech talent in Canada. In this post, I will explain the ‘Cali or bust’ movement and describe its effect on the tech brain drain. In addition, I will provide 8 recommendations to retain and attract top Canadian tech talent.

Golden Gate Bridge

Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, California (PC: Paul Bardea)

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Bo knows Broadway

After watching my first Broadway show in 2016, it’s become one of my favourite things in the world. In this post, I will share everything I know about Broadway, including tips on how to get cheap tickets.

Richard Rodgers Theatre

Hamilton at Richard Rodgers Theatre

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Canada New Grad Offers 2017-2018

I was recently motivated to kick off an initiative to collect new grad offer data for roles based in Canada. I posted this survey on Hackathon Hackers, Facebook groups, Reddit, LinkedIn, and other sources. To my delight, the survey received over 200 crowdsourced responses (60% which were software development roles). I went through all responses, carefully inspected the data, and then cleaned the data to provide a better reading and analysis experience.

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