Samira Balsara

Samira is a writer for IT World Canada. She is currently pursuing a journalism degree at Toronto Metropolitan University (formally known as Ryerson) and hopes to become a news anchor or write journalistic profiles. You can email her at [email protected]

Articles by Samira Balsara

Hashtag Trending August 18 – Facebook firm on Taliban ban; Big Tech litigation spiking; T-Mobile breaches merger agreement

Hashtag Trending August 18 - Facebook firm on Taliban ban; Big Tech litigation spiking; T-Mobile breaches merger agreement

Interac’s new feature tracks Canadians expenses with a musical twist

Spending money can be music to your ears with Interac's latest feature, the Sound of Spending, which sets shopping trends in Canada during the...

Dalhousie University’s AI robotics team wins gold in RoboCup

The Dalhousie University's AI robotics team, CYRUS, has become the first Canadian team to win gold in the international RoboCup competition. Team CYRUS, led by...

Hashtag Trending August 12 – TikTok most downloaded app; Twitter’s new user interface; Facebook fights anti-vax info

Hashtag Trending August 12 - TikTok most downloaded app; Twitter’s new user interface; Facebook fights anti-vax info

LGBTQ2S+ Voices in IT | Community Story – Dafna Carr

Dafna Carr is the corporate CIO for Ontario Public Service (OPS). She mentioned a recent employee experience survey that OPS conducted. The results revealed that approximately...

LGBTQ2S+ Voices in IT | Community Story – José Nacif-Drah

José Nacif-Drah is the vice-president of global IT for Centerra Gold. He shared his journey and challenges in the corporate world as an openly gay...

LGBTQ2S+ Voices in IT | Community Story – Sandeep Nair

Sandeep Nair is the manager of business operations for Pride at Work Canada. Growing up in India, Nair shared how being part of the LGBTQ+...

LGBTQ2S+ Voices in IT | Community Story – Philippe Johnston

Philippe Johnston is the CIO of the National Research Council of Canada.  He shared two stories, both personal and work-related. Johnston described how when he was...

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