AmberMac Archive: facebook

#TheFeed: Sphero Star Wars, Twitter Research, Facebook Downvoting

TF130: We talk to the co-founder of Sphero, the builder of the Star Wars app-enabled droids, about bringing that technology into the educational space. Plus, we talk to Alyson Gausby, Head of Research at Twitter Canada, about the science behind what happens to our brains when we’re watching live events… Read More

#TheFeed: Student-Built Gifts, Olly the Robot, and FB’s Organic Reach

TF123: We have some student-built gift ideas from Tyler Irving from the University of Toronto’s Engineering Department, including a build-it-yourself robot kit, a revolutionary pressure cooker, and a first-of-its-kind universal hex key, all designed by U of T Engineering alumni and students. We also talk to GadgetMatch’s Michael Josh about… Read More

#TheFeed: Selling Old Gadgets, Simple Websites, Wattpad & More

TF117: We talk to Allen Lau from Wattpad, the storytelling platform, about their company’s venture into video. Plus, we speak to tech expert Marc Saltzman about tips to make a simple website in under an hour. We also get advice from our cyber security expert Ryan Duquette from Hexigent about… Read More

#TheFeed: Musical AR, 3D Printed Pancakes & Coffee-Making Fridges

TF111: We speak to singer/songwriter and digital art innovator Beatie Wolfe about bringing augmented reality to the music industry. Plus, our own Amber Mac is 3D printing pancakes and getting her fridge to make her coffee – we tell you how. Michael O’Hara from GSMA shares why the World Mobile… Read More

Facebook LIVE: 5 Hacks You Probably Don’t Know

The head of video at Facebook recently shared on her Facebook page that “…one in every five Facebook videos is a live broadcast – and over the past year, daily watch time for Facebook Live broadcasts has grown by more than 4x. Every day, we get to enjoy new use… Read More

#TheFeed: CNN’s Laurie Segall on #MostlyHuman

TF091: We chat with CNN’s Senior Tech Correspondent, Laurie Segall, about how her new series tackles uncomfortable questions about our relationship with technology. We also speak to Israeli-based Airobotics about their automated industrial drones. Plus, digital dad @Brittlestar joins us to explain why some web celebs are leaving Facebook. In Socially… Read More

FB Live: Holiday Sales Strategies with Shopify & Amber Gets Inked

Check out this week’s Shopify Live episode below where I get inked and talk Black Friday & Cyber Monday biz ideas. Here are a few highlights: Tweet of the Week From @Patagonia: This Black Friday we’re donating 100% of sales to grassroots environmental groups. #LoveOurPlanet This post showcases, once… Read More

The Feed: TF073 Jewelbots Kids Coding Co-Founder Brooke Moreland

We talk to Brooke Moreland, co-founder of Jewelbots, about building smart, programmable friendly bracelets to teach girls and boys how to code. Also on the show, Internet celebrity Casie Stewart on the importance of full disclosure when working with brands in the online space. Plus, how the Myo armband,… Read More