AmberMac Blog

#TheFeed: Bird Buddy, Grazzy, & Jobs on the Rise in Canada

TF331: We reveal the top 20 jobs on the rise in Canada. Plus, if you love nature and animal watching, you will love Bird Buddy: the new AI-powered smart hummingbird feeder.  Co-founder Kyle Buzzard joins us with the details. Also, Grazzy’s founder and CEO, Russell Lemmer, introduces the instant pay platform… Read More

#TheFeed: GPTZero, Notpla, & the National Association of Friendship Centres

TF330: Edward Tian, Princeton University senior, explains GPTZero, which addresses plagiarism concerns by detecting if text is written by ChatGPT. Plus, Co-founder of Notpla, Pierre Paslier, shares their mission to replace single-use plastic with single-use seaweed. Also, Jocelyn Formsma, Executive Director of the National Association of Friendship Centres, discusses the… Read More

#TheFeed: Project Arrow, Gluxkind, & Classroom Tech

TF329: The 2023 CES saw the Automotive Parts Manufacturer’s Association unveil a working prototype of Project Arrow ⁠— Canada’s first zero-emission connected vehicle. We have the President, Flavio Volpe, join us to share more on the project. Plus, we have a look at another innovation from CES: a self-driving stroller. Canadian startup,… Read More

Amber Mac’s (Mostly) Business Survival Guide 2023

Below you will find my 2023 framework to guide our business at AmberMac Media, including the clients we pitch, the content we create, and the keynotes I present. It’s called The P.A.T.H., a 4-pillar (mostly) business survival guide for the future. P: Purposeful Persuasion The next generation is persuading us… Read More

#TheFeed: Helpful Tech, Smart Audio Glasses, & Upcoming Trends

TF328: Our tech expert, Marc Saltzman, joins us with a look at technology that might help at the end of a difficult year. Plus, Rex Wong of 1of1 Custom on the stylish Signature Smart Audio Glasses made in collaboration with Paula Abdul. Also, Amber and Michael take a look at some… Read More

#TheFeed: Colorintech, Instafest, & Big Tech Legislation

TF326: Supporting workers to increase representation of minorities in the tech industry is more important than ever. Ashleigh Ainsley, Co-Founder of Colorintech joins us to share how they are achieving this important goal. Plus, create your own music festival with your Spotify playlist. Anshay Saboo, the creator behind the Instafest… Read More

Affordable & Adorable Holiday Tech Gifts for Kids

The holidays are just a few short weeks away. If you’re looking for the perfect gift for the kid on your list, here are four affordable and adorable ideas that I love both as a mom and a tech expert! For the Kid Creator: Smartwatch The Best Buy Canada Holiday… Read More

#TheFeed: Wes Hall, the Future of Crypto, & Ageism in Tech

TF325: Entrepreneur, philanthropist, founder of the BlackNorth initiative, and “Dragon” from CBC’s Dragon’s Den, Wes Hall, joins us to chat about his new book ‘No Bootstraps When You’re Barefoot’. Plus, Justina Lee from Bloomberg’s London office reveals the fallout of the FTX bankruptcy and what it means for the future… Read More

#TheFeed: Airbnb, Hiiroc, & Black Friday Tech

TF324: Airbnb is making it much easier to become a host. The Co-Founder and CEO Brian Chesky joins us to share their improvements, including enhanced identity verification, help from Superhosts, and new categories. Plus, we hear from the Global Winner from the KPMG Private Enterprise Global Tech Innovator competition, Tim… Read More