Author Archives: Amber Mac

The AI Effect wins “Best Technology Series” Podcast

We won! Our podcast series *The AI Effect* just won Best Technology Series 2019 at this year’s Canadian Podcast Awards. A big thank you to Jodie Wallis, Theresa Ebden, Stuart Coxe, Hugh Mansfield, and Accenture Canada for the opportunity last year to co-host Season 2. If you haven’t listened to The… Read More

#TheFeed: DOVU Blockchain; Online Reviews; & Gemr

TF169: We talk to Irfon Watkins, founder and CEO of DOVU, about using blockchain technology as a rewards platform for improving the passenger experience in rail travel. Also, we discuss who is paying for online reviews with Pete Pachal from Reviews.com. Plus, we have Tom Bennett from Gemr, an online… Read More

commandN Feb 2019: Season 2 Premiere

We’ve got a great episode for you this month with: a chance to win a Google Wifi, smart lighting gadget reviews, a great shopping app, upcoming superhero movies, the end of blu-ray, foldable phones, a Collision conference interview, and lots of geeky tech fun with Amber, Jeff, and Lara. Read More

Evolving Alongside AI: CPA Ontario Panel Series

Not too long ago artificial intelligence was considered the stuff of science fiction. Now it impacts almost everything we do in today’s interconnected world. It’s so important for businesses – what’s happening now and where things are going in the future. AI is such a big, dense topic, and that’s… Read More

6 Apps for Mindfulness, Meditation & Self-Care

Wednesday is #BellLetsTalkDay, an important reminder that we need to take time every day to ensure that we are taking care of our physical and mental health. The cliché is true: you can’t pour from an empty cup. I’ve gathered a few expert-recommended apps to help facilitate easy, on-the-go care,… Read More

5 Lessons Entrepreneurs Can Learn from Peloton

The peloton in a road bicycle race refers to the main group of riders. Peloton the company is a group of businesses that make up a single media and fitness company. Specifically, it’s a stationary equipment manufacturer, an upscale bricks and mortar gym, athletic apparel, and a fitness production studio… Read More

Video Fraud (AmberMac 2019 Tech Trends 5/5)

Welcome to 2019 (and thank you for all your support in 2018). To kick off a new year, I’m sharing a mini-series of posts covering my top 5 tech trends – these trends will affect the way we work, live, and play. One of the most frightening examples of video… Read More

Privacy Backlash (AmberMac 2019 Tech Trends 4/5)

Welcome to 2019 (and thank you for all your support in 2018). To kick off a new year, I’m sharing a mini-series of posts covering my top 5 tech trends – these trends will affect the way we work, live, and play. Consumers are honing in on how companies are… Read More

Autonomous Things (AmberMac 2019 Tech Trends 3/5)

Welcome to 2019 (and thank you for all your support in 2018). To kick off a new year, I’m sharing a mini-series of posts covering my top 5 tech trends – these trends will affect the way we work, live, and play. One of the most popular autonomous things in… Read More

Ethical Tech (AmberMac 2019 Tech Trends 2/5)

Welcome to 2019 (and thank you for all your support in 2018). To kick off a new year, I’m sharing a mini-series of posts covering my top 5 tech trends – these trends will affect the way we work, live, and play. Earlier this past December, The New York Times… Read More