AmberMac Blog

#TheFeed: Finding Food & Drink, Connected Scooters, & Robot Drivers

TF098: We chat with CurEat’s Steve Managano about a new chef-inspired way to find places to eat or drink in an unfamiliar city. We also speak with Immotor Go founder Daniel Huang on what he learned from making battery accessories that launched him into the world of high-tech, smartphone-connected scooters. Read More

Magazine Feature: Amber Mac on PEI in Canadian Living

In the June 2017 issue of Canadian Living magazine, I share what it’s like growing up on Prince Edward Island. I also shared my top picks for things to do on PEI (if you haven’t been there in the summer or the fall, then you should go – and bring… Read More

#TheFeed: GeniCan’s Rob Griffin on smart trash

TF097: We chat with Rob Griffin about a new device that lets you throw away your trash to automate your shopping lists. We also speak with Rafi Haladjian from Sen.se about how an affordable sleep tracker called Sleep Peanut will help you wake up feeling great. Plus, we learn how… Read More

TV Interview: Uber Opens AI Research Hub in Toronto

Uber’s new state-of-the-art research facility in Toronto means the city is set to become a key player in driverless technology. With dozens of AI-related job opportunities, watch my 4-minute-long interview on Global News at Noon to find what it means for the future of autonomous vehicles in… Read More

Mother’s Day: Top 5 Tech Gifts Ideas

I recently did a quick search for Mother’s Day tech gifts, and I got the feeling that many of the articles were written by men. Let’s just say there are quite a few laptops, gaming systems, and portable chargers on the lists I found. While these items are all important, there are… Read More

Facebook LIVE: Mother’s Day Giveaway 2017

Women are big spenders. In fact, by 2018, Catalyst estimates that women will control $40 trillion of consumer spending worldwide. Moms make up a large percentage of this buying. When it comes to technology, this group also drives many of the electronics purchases in the home (from fitness trackers to… Read More

#TheFeed: Best of Show – LEGO, Poverty Inc., Wattpad

TF094: On this best-of episode, we chat with Wattpad CEO Allen Lau about a new spin-off app built just for his company’s avid mobile readers. We also speak to AJ+ journalist Ahmed Shihab-Eldin about the future of news on your phone. Plus, Michael McNally from LEGO joins us and giving us the rundown… Read More