Steve Hardy still likes getting stuff in the mail. That’s perhaps why he was struck by his business partner's 5-year-old son being completely perplexed by the concept of mail — when his father said they'd received some letters, the child corrected him by saying, "It's email, not mail."
The ongoing Expérience MTL festival may be bringing you some class act bands (um, hello, Public Enemy?!), but like any good festival, there's something for everyone. This past weekend's maker faire — Montreal's first — got the nerds out of their garages and into the Olympic Park to show off their inventions.
Have you ever wondered how to use Facebook or LinkedIn to find a job that suits you? It’s easy, according to matchFWD.com CEO Phil Gauvin. This 34-year-old social media maven started his job-finding venture a year ago and is already landing work for Montrealers. How? By using professional information found on sites you check all the time.
James Brown once sang, “This is a man’s world.” When it comes to coding, truer words have never been spoken. But one Montreal woman is looking to change all that with the Girls Guide to Web Design, an online video training program geared toward teaching women to learn to love code and make beautiful websites in the process. Here are her Top Five reasons why women shouldn’t fear a little HTML.
* Peace Park skate jam and film screening
* The Phi Centre screens Jauja, starring Viggo Mortensen
* ’90s nostalgia night at the Bell Centre
* Ladies & Gentlemen comedy night at Shäika Café
* The Barr Brothers play the Jazz Fest
* Illa J plays the Jazz Fest