When Mikael Cho posted 10 pictures on Unsplash.com, he never expected the website would become a popular source of stock photos. In fact, he only launched it because he needed a photo for something else.
Cho is the founder of Crew, a Montreal-based platform for connecting designers and developers with clients.
The saying goes that everyone in the world is only six people removed from Kevin Bacon. Current developments suggest that it may be time to revise that adage.
Today we’re linked to each other through social networks, our devices, cameras, even our thermometers. The connective tissue of our society has sprung up new products, services and opportunities that weren’t possible a decade ago.
Despite efforts to achieve equality in the workplace, 71 per cent of working Canadian women are in roles below the management level, and cite the number one barrier to leadership at work is an employer’s fear of absence due to family obligations.
When it comes to India, most of the world thinks of the densely populated cities of Mumbai and Delhi. Images of the uber rich, skyscrapers, luxury cars set against a backdrop of extreme poverty come to mind.
On a recent night, computer-controlled lights were using old sidewalk glass prisms to play Tetris alongside a street in downtown Vancouver. Underneath the pavement and the adjacent hair salon, a Bitcoin ATM sat in one corner while coders gathered for a meet-up about the Go programming language.