Gillian Shaw's Digital Life

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Gillian Shaw is a journalist with The Vancouver Sun and Postmedia News. She writes on Digital Life, focusing on technology issues and trends online and off that affect our life, whether at work or play.

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http://www.vancouversunpodcasts.com/category/digital-life/
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Gillian Shaw is a journalist with The Vancouver Sun and Postmedia News. She writes on Digital Life, focusing on technology issues and trends online and off that affect our life, whether at work or play.
Language
🇬🇧 English
last modified
2016-02-03 23:21
last episode published
2014-12-10 21:01
publication frequency
28.65 days
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Number of Episodes
22
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Technology Gadgets Software How-To News

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Episodes

Date Thumb Title & Description Contributors
10.12.2014

Builddirect CEO Jeff Booth

Host Gillian Shaw talks to BuildDirect co-founder and CEO Jeff Booth about his business that that turned the building supply model on its ear by making it as easy to buy flooring and other home construction goods as it is to buy a book on Amazon.
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27.11.2014

Symantec Threat Researcher Candid Weest

Host Gillian Shaw and Symantec Threat Researcher Candid Wueest, author of a whitepaper entitled The continued rise of DDoS attacks, discuss the use of DDoS attacks as a personal or political weapon.
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7.11.2014

Digital media scholar Alfred Hermida

Alfred Hermida, University of BC professor and author of the newly released Tell Everyone: Why We Share and Why It Matters talks to Digital Life reporter Gillian Shaw about how social media is changing our lives and shaping the way we communicate.
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30.10.2014

2014 BC Technology Report Card

KPMG’s 2014 BC Technology Report Card is out. Does BC get a passing grade or does our tech sector need work? Gillian Shaw speaks with Tony Lindsay, market leader for KPMG’s tech practice in Vancouver, Slavi Diamandiev, KPMG’s economics practice leader,...
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23.10.2014

3D Printing Pioneer John Biehler

Digital Life host Gillian Shaw chats with John Biehler, 3D printer pioneer and author of the newly released book 3D Printing with Autodesk.
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16.10.2014

Printing Human Tissue

Dr. Konrad Walus, Ph.D., P.Eng is an Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and co-founder of Aspect Biosystems. His UBC spin-off technology company has developed a process to 3D print human tissue on demand which ...
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8.10.2014

Signul Personal Beacon System

Digital Life host Gillian Shaw chats with Trent Shumay and Graham Cunliffe of IOT Design Shop. They discuss their latest venture, the Signul personal beacon system which includes small, battery powered beacons and a smartphone app, enabling you to aut...
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2.06.2014

Syed Hasan of Response Tek

Vancouver company ResponseTek has hooked onto the Holy Grail of consumer service - finding out what customers really think. Digital Life host Gillian Shaw met with Syed Hasan, ResponseTek’s founder and chief executive officer at the company's offices i...
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29.05.2014

Social Recruiter Chad MacRae

Digital Life host Gillian Shaw chats with Chad MacRae, founder and chief recruiter from Recruiting Social, a service that becomes an extension to their client's internal recruiting teams. His company offers a service called Talent Pipelining, working ...
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29.01.2014

Video From Space

UrtheCast is the company that developed two cameras that are being installed on the Russian segment of the International Space Station and will deliver video and still images to Earth. Vancouver Sun tech columnist Gillian Shaw speaks with Scott Larson,...
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2.12.2013

A Cure for Roaming Charges

Have you ever arrived home from holidays to be shocked to find you’ve run up hundreds and even thousands of dollars in cell phone roaming charges? Emir Aboulhosn has and he decided to do something about it.
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12.11.2013

The Next Big Thing

Are you a young innovator? Have an idea for The Next Big Thing? A foundation launched recently in Vancouver will offer 10 young Canadians the opportunity to participate in a kind of entrepreneurial boot camp based out of Vancouver’s HootSuite headquart...
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31.07.2013

Confessions of a Vancouver lifestyle blogger

Vancouver's Marc Smith had been an event planner for more than 13 years when he decided it was time for a change. While he was more adept at choosing Chardonnay than creating code, he didn't that stop him from launching a new web-based career.
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22.07.2013

Tophat: How to attract top talent

Gillian Shaw talks to Andrew  D'Souza, chief operating officer at Tophat.com, a company that is transforming ho-hum university lectures into interactive learning sessions. Andrew will be in Vancouver to talk at the GROW Conference, August 14 to 16, abo...
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11.07.2013

Silicon Valley Dealmaker

Debbie Landa is one of the 350,000 Canadians living and working in the Silicon Valley. The CEO and founder of Dealmaker Media, Debbie is bringing the Silicon Valley to Vancouver in August with her company’s fourth annual GROW Conference, a three-day ev...
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13.06.2013

Startup Helps Seniors Communicate

Vancouver-based start-up Claris Healthcare has created a specialized tablet aimed at helping children and caregivers look after their aging parents. Claris founder Geof Auchinleck joins host Gillian Shaw to talk about the newly released Claris
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12.06.2013

Canada’s Role in Global Cybercrime

Canada has become a hotbed of cyber espionage activity, with cybercriminals setting up virtual bases here to host attacks around the globe. The Vancouver Sun’s Gillian Shaw talks to Carl Leonard of Websense about Canada’s increasing role in global cybe...
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30.05.2013

Child Safety on the Internet

We teach our kids stranger danger from the time they’re very young. But it’s not so easy to take those lessons to the Internet and it’s an issue parents and families are grappling with as news headlines bring the horrific news of children lured on Fac...
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24.05.2013

Google Glass

Google is at the forefront of the trend to wearable computers with its new Google Glass. Phil Wu was among developers who signed up to try out the first version of Glass, selling at $1,500 a pop. Gillian Shaw talks to Phil about his experience so far u...
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16.05.2013

Mastering the Art of Productivity

There has to be a more efficient way to make technology work for us. Gillian Shaw chats with Steve Dotto, a long time geek, who is using technology to master the art of productivity.
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2.05.2013

3D Printing with John Biehler

Gillian speaks to John Biehler, Vancouver based photographer, blogger, gadget geek, mobile phone nerd, teacher, traveler, MakerBot operator, 3D printer builder, maker & all around curious person.
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18.04.2013

Samsung Galaxy S4 SmartPhone

Gillian speaks with Ken Price, director of marketing for Samsung Canada about the new S4, its many features and how Samsung hopes its latest flagship smartphone will help it increase its share of the highly competitive smartphone market.
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