AmberMac Blog

#TheFeed: Girls in STEM; Maplesoft; & OLIO

 TF273: Google Engineering Program Manager, Komal Singh, joins us to discuss her new book, Ara the Dream Innovator: a novel series created to encourage young girls to participate… Read More

This Is Mining: The Podcast wins Best Branded Series in Canada

This is Mining: The Podcast, produced by AmberMac Media Inc. in partnership with the Ontario Mining Association, is the proud winner of Best Branded Series at the Canadian Podcast Awards. celebrating outstanding podcasts produced by Canadian podcasters, editors, and producers. Other nominees in this category include The Disruptors (RBC), and Behind… Read More

#TheFeed: TELUS; HALT AI; & GadgetMatch

TF271: Leigh Tynan, cybersecurity expert and director of TELUS Online Security, joins us to share some tips and tricks to ensure your data and identities are better protected. Plus, we talk to Parham Aarabi, technical co-founder of HALT AI, about their focus on artificial intelligence validation and testing to… Read More

How to Sell Your Old Phone Online: Find Out at GoRecell

Let’s have an honest conversation about your old phone. I’m going to guess that you have at least one in a drawer or a cupboard where it’s collecting digital dust. This is perfectly understandable. The tech industry, myself included, has not done a great job of explaining how to buy… Read More

Back-To-School Basics with Amber Mac: 6 Great Product Picks

We all want our kids to have a good back-to-school experience this fall. Whether your son or daughter is off to kindergarten, college, or anywhere in between, here are 6 tech picks for a smooth September. Choose a durable child-friendly laptop: Asus Chromebook C204 from Staples.ca First up, let’s start… Read More

#TheFeed: Discriminator Doc; Zebra; & Loop Returns

TF270: If you are worried about oversharing online, check out the new documentary, Discriminator, as we chat with the director Brett Gaylor. Plus, CEO of Zebra, Dennis Gecaj, reveals the app where users share “talking photos” with friends. Also, CEO of Loop Returns, Jonathan Poma, joins us to discuss solving… Read More

#TheFeed: Halla; Lollipop AI; & Talkshoplive

TF269: Henry Michaelson, CTO and President of Halla, joins us to talk about their taste intelligence platform that uses previous purchases to steer online shoppers towards grocery items. Plus, plan your grocery shopping and save time with the Lollipop AI. CEO Tom Foster-Carter reveals how the grocery marketplace works. Also,… Read More

#TheFeed: Shopify; Hour One; & Cadoo

TF268: We talk to Courtney Symons, the Editor in Chief at Shopify, about their free Business Starter Kit exclusively designed for kids. Plus, Hour One’s CEO, Oren Aharon, joins us to explain how they can create on-screen lifelike presenters using artificial intelligence that can speak any pre-set text, complete… Read More