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Privacy Backlash (AmberMac 2019 Tech Trends 4/5)

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. Consumers are honing in on how companies are… Read More

#TheFeed: Apple; Destin AI; & the Future of Facebook

TF157: We speak to Pete Pachal, Tech Editor at Mashable, about the latest Apple event and what is going on with the tech giant. Also, Nargiz Mammadova from Destin AI shares how they use technology to help immigrants arriving in Canada. Plus, our favorite person from the internet, Brittlestar,… Read More

#TheFeed: Empowering Bots, Like App, EU Zuck & Privacy Updates

TF143: We talk to Étienne Mérineau, the co-founder of heyday.ai, about how bots can make us superhuman (or at least change the way we work). Also, we discuss Mark Zuckerberg’s face-off with the European Parliament and how it quickly turned into an awkward exchange. Plus, we talk to @Brittlestar about one… Read More

commandN April 2018: Facebook Woes, Amazon LOTR, Philips Hue

commandN talks IMAX & Marvel, Facebook privacy, Disney Star Wars, autonomous cars, Amazon’s Lord of the Rings, & lots more geeky tech fun (including a Star Trek DS9 cast interview from the vaults). With Amber Mac, Jeff MacArthur, & Lara Killian. Watch the above video on Facebook for links… Read More

#TheFeed: Sphero Star Wars, Twitter Research, Facebook Downvoting

TF130: We talk to the co-founder of Sphero, the builder of the Star Wars app-enabled droids, about bringing that technology into the educational space. Plus, we talk to Alyson Gausby, Head of Research at Twitter Canada, about the science behind what happens to our brains when we’re watching live events… Read More

#TheFeed: Student-Built Gifts, Olly the Robot, and FB’s Organic Reach

TF123: We have some student-built gift ideas from Tyler Irving from the University of Toronto’s Engineering Department, including a build-it-yourself robot kit, a revolutionary pressure cooker, and a first-of-its-kind universal hex key, all designed by U of T Engineering alumni and students. We also talk to GadgetMatch’s Michael Josh about… Read More

#TheFeed: Selling Old Gadgets, Simple Websites, Wattpad & More

TF117: We talk to Allen Lau from Wattpad, the storytelling platform, about their company’s venture into video. Plus, we speak to tech expert Marc Saltzman about tips to make a simple website in under an hour. We also get advice from our cyber security expert Ryan Duquette from Hexigent about… Read More