AmberMac Blog

PolitiFact.com’s Truth-O-Meter Fact Checking

The US election is coming up fast and the debates are in full swing. During this campaign especially, I’ve heard from so many people who just want an unbiased place they can go to fact check the many claims of candidates and their parties. Thankfully, we’ve got the Pulitzer Prize-winning PolitiFact.com website to… Read More

Noun Project Icons & Apps

Finding the perfect icon to represent something on your website or design project can be hard, but a community of dedicated designers and illustrators is aiming to make it a lot easier. The Noun Project is a searchable database of icons created with one purpose: to try to provide a simple… Read More

nextMEDIA: The New Entertainment Economy

I’m so excited to be the executive producer and host for nextMEDIA again this year. Last year’s event was a huge success and this year is going to be even better.  So far, we’ve announced my friend and former colleague Sarah Lane from Lionsgate Enterntainment as our closing keynote.  Here are some… Read More

Parrot Airborne Cargo Minidrone

We reviews Parrot’s awesome Jumping Race Minidrone previously, and we’re loving their Airborne Cargo Minidrone as well. This quadricopter is a great entry-level drone that’s easy to fly, has four replaceable rotors, and can reach speeds of over 10mph. The “Cargo” in its name refers to the… Read More

The Feed: TF065 Retail Futurist Doug Stephens on Amazon & More

Gilad Beeri from Apollo Shield joins us to talk about how to keep drones from flying into restricted spaces (without destroying them). We also talk to retail futurist Doug Stephens about why Amazon is heading offline to connect with consumers. In Socially Speaking, we discuss when and why parents… Read More

Instagram’s New Comment Moderation Tool

We love Instagram but, like many social media networks, it at times struggles with harassment, trolls, and other types of negative behaiour. To help combat some of the abuse that takes place in comment threads, Instagram has recently rolled out its new keyword comment moderation tool. This hides any comments (past… Read More