Projects & Partnerships

SELF-CARE: How Tech is the Solution (& the Problem)

Amy Morin is a bestselling author on mental strength. From her sailboat in the Florida Keys, she joins me to discuss her self–care path and what not to do along the way. To further dive into this topic, certified emotional intelligence and neuro-life coach Karlyn Percil shares why self–care isn’t… Read More

PRIME MINISTER JUSTIN TRUDEAU: Demystifying the COVID Alert App

Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau and COVID Alert Advisory Co-Chair Jean-Francois Gagne join me to discuss how the country’s exposure notification app can help us protect ourselves – and each other – during this second wave of COVID-19. We explain how this technology works, why it’s safe, and where it’s… 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

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

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

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

Munk Dialogues: The World After COVID-19 with Malcolm Gladwell

AmberMac Media produced the livestream for the first-ever Munk Dialogues: The World After COVID-19. Host Rudyard Griffiths spoke with remote guest Malcolm Gladwell, renowned author and thinker. This conversation reached hundreds of thousands of viewers on Facebook and beyond. Watch below. Next week, Fareed Zakaria joins Rudyard Griffiths for the… Read More

HerTurn Winner Season 1: Watch the Finale

Women entrepreneurs from across Canada competed to be part of our HerTurn series. Our 3 finalists traveled to Toronto to meet our mentors. Watch the video to see who walked away with the grand prize worth $20,000. Thank you BDC, PayPal, and Facebook Canada. Read More

HerTurn Growth Challenge: Our 3 Finalists Get to Work

Women entrepreneurs from all across the country applied to be part of HerTurn, our online competition searching for Canada’s next business star🇨🇦. It wasn’t an easy decision, but our mentors selected the top 3 finalists to compete for the grand prize. In today’s episode, find our how each entrepreneur tackled… Read More

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