AmberMac Blog

HerTurn: Top 3 Finalists & Where to Watch Dec. 2nd Finale

Earlier this fall, we partnered with BDC, PayPal Canada, and Facebook Canada to produce HerTurn, Canada’s new online business competition series for women entrepreneurs with a grand prize valued at $20,000. Over the past few weeks, our mentors have narrowed down the list of incredible applicants to the top three… Read More

#TheFeed: #MacToTheFuture; TikTok; & LG Canada

TF195: Amber gives us an update on #MacToTheFuture: her project of turning a 140 year-old house into a smart home, while maintaining its historical integrity. Plus, we have our favorite internet person, Brittlestar, who gives us the lowdown on TikTok and the issue the U.S. Government has with the… Read More

#TheFeed: Fake News; Nextdoor; & Gallant Pets

TF194: We talk to author and actor, John Hodgman about his new book, Medallion Status, and how he may be responsible for today’s “Fake News”. Plus, Sarah Friar, CEO of Nextdoor, on how they are changing how to find kindness in your community. Also, CEO of Gallant Pets, Aaron… Read More

Holiday Sneak Peek: November Tech Tour

It’s holiday time again. This week, I’m going across the country with a sneak peek of the best in holiday gifts. For the entrepreneur (Microsoft Surface Pro 7 $999; Galaxy Note 10 & 10+ in AURA GLOW $1259.99+), For the family and gamers (Nintendo Switch $399.99; Luigi’s Mansion 3 $79.99; Razer Viper Optical Mouse $99.99; Razer… Read More

#TheFeed: Udacity; MuDD Architects; & Volvo Canada

TF193: We talk about the future of online learning with Udacity CEO, Gabe Dalporto, with their commitment to giving away free introduction training courses. Plus, Matt Girgis, Managing Director at Volvo Canada, gives us all the details on their first fully-electric car. Also, we talk to Stephanie Chaltiel from… Read More

Volvo’s E.V.A Initiative & Safety Firsts

I’m one of those parents who kept our child in a rear-facing car seat well beyond the one-year recommendation. As a self-described safety enthusiast, I’m always indulging in the art of what is possible to protect people, especially kids. Plus, as I get older, I’m keen to work closely with… Read More

#TheFeed: Borealis AI; iOS Updates; & VideaHealth

TF192: We talk about the responsible use of AI with the Director of Product & Business Development at Borealis AI, Kathryn Hume. Plus, we have Michael Josh to break down all things Apple, including what is going on with the latest iOS updates. Also, we’re joined by VideaHealth CEO, Florian… Read More

#TheFeed: Primetime Emmy Awards; Grammarly; & Greta Thunberg

TF191: We’re joined by the host of “After The Emmys”, Dave Karger, to break down the big winners and losers from this year’s Primetime Emmy Awards. Plus, we find out how Grammarly can improve your writing as we chat with the CEO, Brad Hoover. Also, we talk to TechCrunch’s Hardware… Read More

#TheFeed: BrainBox AI; HP Dragonfly; & Settling Arguments

TF190: We talk to the Co-Founder of BrainBox AI, Sean Neely, about their technology that allows commercial buildings to fully optimize the energy they use. Plus, Instagram seems to be borrowing from TikTok and we have our favorite internet star, Brittlestar, to give us the lowdown. Also, we have… Read More

#TheFeed: FanSaves; Huawei Harmony; & Tech Titans of China

TF189: We talk to the CEO of FanSaves, Shannon Ferguson, about how sports fans can use the app to receive deals and discounts from the sponsors of their favorite teams. Plus Michael Josh from GadgetMatch joins us to chat all things Huawei and their new operating system, Harmony. Also… Read More