AmberMac Archive: ai

#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

#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

Responsible AI: What Canadians Want in Banking

There is a lot of talk these days about the responsible implementation of artificial intelligence technology. Businesses across all industries are working hard to figure out how to reap the benefits of AI while identifying the inherent risks of automation. In the financial services industry, this is especially true. Many… Read More

The AI Effect wins “Best Technology Series” Podcast

We won! Our podcast series *The AI Effect* just won Best Technology Series 2019 at this year’s Canadian Podcast Awards. A big thank you to Jodie Wallis, Theresa Ebden, Stuart Coxe, Hugh Mansfield, and Accenture Canada for the opportunity last year to co-host Season 2. If you haven’t listened to The… Read More

#TheFeed: Foldable Phones; AI Marketing; & HumTap

TF168: We talk to Jean Baptiste Su from Atherton Research about Samsung’s foldable phones, which are slotted for development in the next year. Also, marketing expert, Christopher Penn, predicts the future of marketing using artificial intelligence. Plus, we have Tamer Rashad, CEO of HumTap, join us to share how their… Read More

Autonomous Things (AmberMac 2019 Tech Trends 3/5)

Welcome to 2019 (and thank you for all your support in 2018). To kick off a new year, I’m sharing a mini-series of posts covering my top 5 tech trends – these trends will affect the way we work, live, and play. One of the most popular autonomous things in… Read More