AmberMac Blog

#TheFeed: Hoovie; eLearn.fyi; & Entrepreneur First

TF238: Your next movie experience may be in a virtual world with Hoovie. We speak to the co-founder, Fiona Rayher, about their virtual space to host online screenings. Plus, grade 12 student, Sophia Joffe, discusses why she created the site eLearn.fyi, which compiles the best learning resources for students… Read More

#TheFeed: AcousticSheep; Pandorabots; & GadgetMatch

TF237: AcousticSheep CEO, Dr. Wei-Shin Lai, discusses the newest app that will have users sleeping soundly with ease. Plus, Pandorabots CEO, Lauren Kunze, introduces us to the rules-first chatbot, Kuki, and explains what the company hopes to learn from its experiment with Facebook’s Blenderbot. Also, GadgetMatch’s Michael Josh gives us the… Read More

Smart Home Gift Ideas for the Holidays

The holidays are just around the corner, and we’re spending more time in our houses this winter, so we’ve gathered together some great smart home gift ideas for you and your loved ones. Whether it’s your mom, dad, siblings, or kids, we’re sure you’ll find something to love below. Genius… Read More

#TheFeed: Skip The Dishes; CANATRACE; & Flippy

TF236: Steve Puchala, Senior Vice President of Growth and Restaurant Success for Skip The Dishes, joins us to reveal how the business adapted when the pandemic hit and their plans to move forward in the post-pandemic world. Plus, we talk to the CEO of GroundLevel Insights, Asif Khan, about… Read More

SELF-CARE: How Tech is the Solution (& the Problem)

Amy Morin is a bestselling author on mental strength. From her sailboat in the Florida Keys, she joins me to discuss her self–care path and what not to do along the way. To further dive into this topic, certified emotional intelligence and neuro-life coach Karlyn Percil shares why self–care isn’t… Read More

#TheFeed: Content Creation; Knowledgehook; & Productivity

TF235: Writer, creator, and content consultant, Mohit Rajhans, takes a look at some content trends and provides us with helpful tips to ensure that brands find success with their content creation. Plus, we talk to the co-founder and CEO of Knowledgehook, Travis Ratnam, about his AI-powered platform that provides insights for… Read More

#TheFeed: LinkedIn; Screen Time; & COVID Alert App

TF234: New York Times author, Ashanti Martin, explores how social media platforms like LinkedIn handle content addressing racism in the workplace. Plus, filmmaker and Webby Award founder, Tiffany Shlain, on the benefits of screen-free days and her new book 24/6: Giving up Screens One Day a Week to Get… Read More

PRIME MINISTER JUSTIN TRUDEAU: Demystifying the COVID Alert App

Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau and COVID Alert Advisory Co-Chair Jean-Francois Gagne join me to discuss how the country’s exposure notification app can help us protect ourselves – and each other – during this second wave of COVID-19. We explain how this technology works, why it’s safe, and where it’s… Read More

#TheFeed: Virtual Training; PitchMe; & Willow

TF233: Steve DiPaola, Professor at the School of Interactive Arts & Technology at Simon Fraser University, discusses training healthcare workers in correct PPE use via advanced virtual training simulations. Plus, PitchMe CEO and co-founder, Dina Bayasanova, is swapping traditional resumés for AI matching based on an applicant’s soft and… Read More

Apple October 2020 iPhone 12 (+ HomePod Mini) Event

Apple’s October 13, 2020, event took a slightly different form than usual, with the opening focusing on the smarthome-capable HomePod Mini before continuing on to cover the four new iPhone 12 models. I’ll note here that the new iPhones are all 5G capable, but since few of us currently have… Read More