AmberMac Blog

#TheFeed: Borrowell; Fair; & Clash

TF227: Borrowell is helping customers reduce and manage their financial pressures during the global pandemic. Co-founder, Eva Wong, joins us to reveal their app’s strategy. Plus, the car-buying app that gets users on the road with convenience with co-founder and President of Fair, Georg Bauer. Also, we explore TikTok’s… Read More

#TheFeed: Skyler Hammond; Oura; & Roots

TF226: We have a tiny talk with Skyler Hammond who shares the story of his new book, “The Big Book of Teeny Tiny Stories”, including his unique collaborations with artists from around the world. Plus, NBA players are keeping healthy with the Oura ring. CEO of Oura, Harpreet Rai, joins us to… Read More

#TheFeed: AI; Inside the World’s Toughest Prisons; & Smartphones

TF225: Writer-director John Babu reveals how he focused on the potential of artificial intelligence while passing time during the lockdown. Plus, investigative reporter, Raphael Rowe, joins us to talk about his Netflix original documentary: Inside The World’s Toughest Prisons. Also, Michael Josh from GadgetMatch answers our biggest smartphone question:… Read More

The AI Effect podcast series wins Gold 2020!

I’m so happy to announce that The AI Effect podcast series that I co-hosted with Jodie Wallis at Accenture Canada won Gold for Best Marketing Communications at Monday’s Achieving Communications Excellence (ACE) Awards Gala! The awards (presented by video due to COVID-19) are part of ACE’s… Read More

#TheFeed: Google in India; Paige.AI; & Mighty Health

TF224: Google announced a $10 billion investment to expand its footprint in India. Forbes Senior Contributor, John Koetsier, walks us through the tech giant’s move. Plus, we have the CEO of the healthcare startup Paige.AI, Leo Grady, to explain how they use AI-generated clinical imaging data to diagnose cancer. Also, we take… Read More

#TheFeed: Shad Canada; CoronaCheck App; & the Digital Human Library

TF223: We talk to Shad Canada’s President and CEO, Tim Jackson, about their move from a traditional live-in STEAM enrichment program to an online platform. Plus, we check in with the Director of the Aga Khan Development Network Digital Health Resource Centre, Saleem Sayani, about their CoronaCheck app to… Read More

#TheFeed: Banned Apps; Airvet; & Where Cards Fall

TF222: India banned 59 apps for posing a threat to sovereignty and integrity. We have Paige Leskin, Tech Reporter for Business Insider, join us to explain why. Plus, take care of your pets virtually with Airvet. Founder and CEO, Brandon Werber, shares how to connect with a veterinarian on-demand… Read More

#TheFeed: Gilmour Space Technologies; Colu; & Gifts for Dads and Grads

TF220: Adam Gilmour, CEO of Gilmour Space Technologies, joins us to talk about launching commercial rockets by the year 2022 in partnership with the University of Queensland. Plus, CEO of Colu, Amos Meiri, shares insight on the app-based rewards service structured around behavioural economics and their deal with the… Read More

3 Tips to Make Virtual Presentations Better

I presented two virtual keynotes yesterday (60 minutes and 30 minutes) in our AmberMac Media studio. I wanted to share three things that I’m learning can make remote talks even better. 1. Distributed Q&A In one of my sessions, after each of my 4 emerging technology trends accelerating in the… Read More