StartupSlam II: The Reslammening

This past weekend, we held the second annual StartupSlam on the campus of the University of Victoria and it was a blast. First things first: holy smokes, there were a lot of people there. For those that showed up and participated, we’d like to sincerely thank you for being a part of the growing tech community on the

#TEDC15 Was Delightful and Diverse and I Can’t Wait to Go Back

The Email Design Conference, or Litmus ConpHerence, as it would have been called if I were in charge (yes, we’re all thankful I wasn’t) was the first conference I’ve been to in my professional career that was legitimately fun without forcing said fun upon you. There were times specifically dedicated to “networking” as it were,

Snaking 2: Electric Boogaloo

It’s been about 48 hours and we’re still de-hyping from BattleSnake 2015, so there’s a lot to cover here. First off, I want to take another opportunity to give a huuuuge thanks to all of our sponsors. The BattleSnake game server was powered by Heroku (a platform we use and love in production), as were all of the team

The Top 3 Trends from the Litmus Email Design Conference

When Sendwithus asked me to represent the team at the first Email Design Conference in London, I jumped at the opportunity. I thought I would maybe learn a thing or two, and at least get a trip out of it. Was I ever wrong. The conference was a whirlwind of talented presenter after talented presenter.

#hackwithus July — Great Success!

Aiming for a number of prizes, honour, and glory, thirty competitors entered July’s #hackwithus last weekend. They were grouped into small teams and tasked with a mysterious objective. Teams were initially aware that they were to code a victorious artificial intelligence program for a multiplayer game, but the logistics and setting were entirely unbeknownst to