AmberMac Blog

#TheFeed: HERide, Peech, & Fortem Technologies

TF311: We take a look at one ride sharing program that has safety at its heart. HERide is for women by women and we talk to founder, Jillian Anderson. Plus, reading is a little easier through listening. Co-Founder and CEO of Peech, Andrey Poznyak, discusses the app that converts longform… Read More

#TheFeed: Zoom, Craiyon, & Emojipedia

TF310: Heads up, Zoom! Snapchat could be a competitor with a web-based version of the app. Plus, we talk to Boris Dayma who has created Craiyon: an AI model that can draw images from any text prompt. Also, more emojis will be arriving on our smartphones soon. We chat with… Read More

#TheFeed: Kukua, FYTO, & Travel Tips

TF309: We talk to Vanessa Ford, COO of Kukua, the team that is behind Super Sema, which is the first African animated superhero series that combines fun, adventure and learning to get kids excited about STEAM. Plus, helping farmers make more food using less energy is the goal of FYTO. Read More

This is Mining S3E5: Can Canada win the race to unlock critical minerals?

Energy security. Environmental protection. Climate action. These ambitious goals set by the Government of Canada are often viewed as at odds with each other. But are they really? Or do they collectively represent a generational economic opportunity for Canadians? Natural Resources Minister Jonathan Wilkinson,  Anita Balakrishnan from The Logic and… Read More

#TheFeed: Wilson Center, Mining Critical Minerals, & Summer Tech

TF308: We talk to Duncan Wood, VP for Strategy and New Initiatives at the Wilson Center, about the global battle to secure critical minerals like nickel, lithium and cobalt. Plus, JP Gladu, a prominent Indigenous business leader, joins us to discuss the roadblocks to accessing Canada’s critical minerals, including solutions… Read More

#TheFeed: InnerPlant, Woebot, & Manulife

TF307: Collision is underway this week and one Farm Tech company is teaching plants to communicate with humans to help improve crop yields. InnerPlant’s CEO and Co-Founder, Shely Aronov, joins us with more. Next, Alison Darcy, Founder and President of Woebot Health, explains the AI-powered chatbot that is capable of… Read More

Hot Summer Tech to Save Time & Have More Fun!

With summer well underway, we’re all thinking about ways we can save time in our homes and have more fun on the road. To share the hottest tech of the summer, Amber Mac is here with her top picks. Amber, let’s start making smarter summer s’mores. Cooking: Make Perfect S’Mores… Read More

#TheFeed: QueerTech, Toxic Hush, & TikTok

TF306: Tech friend and expert, Marc Saltzman, joins us with the latest scoop on high-tech gifts for Dads and Grads. Plus, QueerTech is a Canadian non-profit that empowers the 2LGBTQ2S+ community to access the tech industry, advance their career, and launch tech businesses. CEO, Naoufel Testaouni, discusses their approach. Also,… Read More

#TheFeed: Beewise, Cognetivity, & Yo! Egg

TF305: Israeli start-up, Beewise, is on a mission to save the bee colonies, which are decreasing at an alarming rate. Co-Founder and CEO, Saar Safra, joins us to explain more. Dr. Sina Habibi, co-founder and CEO of Cognetivity Neurosciences, reveals the AI tool that predicts dementia. Also, we crack into… Read More