Gillian Shaw's Digital Life

Gillian Shaw's Digital Life
By The Vancouver Sun
About this podcast
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.
Latest episodes
Dec. 10, 2014
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.
Nov. 27, 2014
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.
Nov. 7, 2014
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.
Oct. 30, 2014
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, and Bill Tam, the BC Technology Industries Association president.
Oct. 23, 2014
Digital Life host Gillian Shaw chats with John Biehler, 3D printer pioneer and author of the newly released book 3D Printing with Autodesk.
Oct. 16, 2014
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 may lead to major innovations in medicine.
Oct. 8, 2014
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 automate many tasks throughout your day.
June 2, 2014
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 in downtown Vancouver.
May 29, 2014
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 as hourly consultants for clients in Vancouver and across North America.
Jan. 29, 2014
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, CEO of UrtheCast.