AmberMac Archive: ai

VACCINES: How They Are Made & Why They Work

Dr. Isaac Bogoch is an infectious disease physician who you have probably seen on the nightly news. In today’s episode, we discuss how vaccines are made, why we should trust them, and what to do about social media misinformation. Plus, in today’s essay, I share why we might want to… Read More

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

#TheFeed: Content Creation; Knowledgehook; & Productivity

TF235: Writer, creator, and content consultant, Mohit Rajhans, takes a look at some content trends and provides us with helpful tips to ensure that brands find success with their content creation. Plus, we talk to the co-founder and CEO of Knowledgehook, Travis Ratnam, about his AI-powered platform that provides insights for… 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

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: 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: Presso; SafeChek; & AI for Wildfire

TF218: Presso’s dry cleaning robot is the star of wardrobe departments in the world of TV and movies. CEO, Nishant Jain, joins us to share how their machine snagged the role. Plus, co-founder of Big Digital, Michael Girgis, reveals how the digital entrance tech SafeChek is supporting storefronts to… 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