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#TheFeed: fuelService; ZeniMax Media; & Samsung

TF232: Former Lieutenant Governor of Ontario and the fuelService Canadian Ambassador, David Onley, joins us to discuss fuelService’s recent Canadian launch and explain how the app assists drivers with mobility challenges. Plus, Microsoft’s XBox team purchased ZeniMax Media. Bloomberg News’ tech reporter Dina Bass reveals how the tech giant will be… Read More

ALGORITHMS: Why We’re Hooked Hard on Social Media

Alex Kantrowitz, the author of Always Day One and host of the Big Technology Podcast, joins me to discuss why algorithms are a lot like junk food without the regulation. To further discuss the societal impact of artificial intelligence systems, AI Now Institute Co-founder Meredith Whittaker shares what we need to know… Read More

#TheFeed: Volocopter; Big Tech; & Incredible Health

TF231: Reserve your ticket for the first ride in the Volocopter’s public electric air taxi. CEO Florian Reuter joins us to talk about how their urban air mobility company took flight. Plus, we have tech executive, entrepreneur, investor and author, Maëlle Gavet, to provide her take on how big… Read More

EDUCATION: Unpacking a Back-to-School COVID-19 Crisis

Higher education futurist Bryan Alexander on pandemic problems on campus and K-12 strategist Dwayne Matthews on why COVID-19 is accelerating the future of learning. Or listen to our EDUCATION episode on your favorite podcast network through the links below…… Read More

#TheFeed: Future of Work; Coding; & Better1

TF230: What does the Future of Work look like? Ericsson’s Head of ConsumerLab, Jasmeet Sethi, joins us with answers, including how we can prepare. Plus, we learn how teacher and Digital Literacy Coach, Stacey Bernier, fosters excitement for coding amongst kids and teachers alike. Also, the founder and CEO of… Read More

Future of Dairy Farming: Automation & AI

I recently spent the day on a dairy farm west of Toronto to learn more about the bright future of agriculture. I’ve been talking about AgTech for the past couple of years, especially when exploring the advantages of artificial intelligence relative to how we get our food. I was pleasantly… Read More

#TheFeed: Save the Children; Shad Canada; & OnwardMobility

TF229: Save the Children helps provide children around the world a healthy start and the opportunity to learn. We have President and CEO, Janti Soeripto, join us to share some of the initiatives it has underway to continue their efforts throughout the global pandemic.  Plus, we have one of… Read More

#TheFeed: Hyr Live; Deloitte; & Back-to-School

TF228: Joshua Karam, co-founder and CEO of Hyr Live, built the online platform with one goal in mind: to host a community of inspirational classes for food, beverage and pastry, taught to you at home. Plus, we get the inside scoop on the latest must-have gadgets for back-to-school with… Read More

Back-to-School Tech 2020

The school year is going to look different for many families. Whether you’re learning at home or heading back to the classroom, starting elementary school or kicking off university, here is a round-up of 6 new and practical tech picks to make a tough year a little bit easier. 1. Read More