ABOUT TECH BYTES
Tech Bytes is a technology blog that launched in 2013, with a focus on industry trends in mobile computing - including hardware, software design/usability, security, and privacy. Original long-form articles are our strength. We also publish ‘how-tos’ and guidance pieces, and occasionally comment on relevant articles from other publications.
Erik Christiansen ~ Contributor and Web Admin
I'm originally from Canada's California - Vancouver Island. I can still smell that ocean air...
My longtime interest in politics led me to the world of academe. I completed a Bachelor of Arts majoring in International Relations at the University of British Columbia. My fascination with information technology and higher education led me to the University of Alberta where I did my Master of Library and Information Studies. I currently work as an academic librarian in Calgary, Alberta.
Hobbies and Interests:
Usability for mobile and wearable devices
Web and app development (JS, Swift, HTML, CSS)
Wrist watch collecting (it's a problem)
Playing my Fender Stratocaster
Drawing and painting (watercolour)
Voracious reader of political history, current events, technology, community and culture, brain science, society, design, business and commerce, science fiction, westerns, mysteries, classics
Jennifer Evaniew ~ Contributor
I’m a born and raised Edmontonian who has never gotten used to the cold weather and partakes with the locals in complaining about it. I attended the University of Alberta where I received my Bachelor of Arts with Distinction, earning a double major in English and the History of Art, Design and Visual Culture. I later completed a dual Master of Library and Information Studies and Master of Business Administration.
Currently, I work as a Research Analyst for Chatterson Drive - a market research, marketing, and consulting firm in Calgary, Alberta.
Projects and Interests:
Marketing and communications
Writing and copy editing
Information and records management
Yoga, walking, biking and stair running
Attending art, culture and design “happenings”
Travelling within Canada and abroad
Origami folding and drawing
Reader of slice of life fiction, marketing and business trends, technology, community and culture