AmberMac Archive: featured

#TheFeed: Wilson Center, Mining Critical Minerals, & Summer Tech

Episode coming soon. TF308: We talk to Duncan Wood, VP for Strategy and New Initiatives at the Wilson Center, about the global battle to secure critical minerals like nickel, lithium and cobalt. Plus, JP Gladu, a prominent Indigenous business leader, joins us to discuss the roadblocks to accessing Canada’s critical… Read More

#TheFeed: InnerPlant, Woebot, & Manulife

TF307: Collision is underway this week and one Farm Tech company is teaching plants to communicate with humans to help improve crop yields. InnerPlant’s CEO and Co-Founder, Shely Aronov, joins us with more. Next, Alison Darcy, Founder and President of Woebot Health, explains the AI-powered chatbot that is capable of… Read More

Hot Summer Tech to Save Time & Have More Fun!

With summer well underway, we’re all thinking about ways we can save time in our homes and have more fun on the road. To share the hottest tech of the summer, Amber Mac is here with her top picks. Amber, let’s start making smarter summer s’mores. Cooking: Make Perfect S’Mores… Read More

#TheFeed: QueerTech, Toxic Hush, & TikTok

TF306: Tech friend and expert, Marc Saltzman, joins us with the latest scoop on high-tech gifts for Dads and Grads. Plus, QueerTech is a Canadian non-profit that empowers the 2LGBTQ2S+ community to access the tech industry, advance their career, and launch tech businesses. CEO, Naoufel Testaouni, discusses their approach. Also,… Read More

#TheFeed: Beewise, Cognetivity, & Yo! Egg

TF305: Israeli start-up, Beewise, is on a mission to save the bee colonies, which are decreasing at an alarming rate. Co-Founder and CEO, Saar Safra, joins us to explain more. Dr. Sina Habibi, co-founder and CEO of Cognetivity Neurosciences, reveals the AI tool that predicts dementia. Also, we crack into… Read More

Apple’s June 2022 Event: WWDC Highlights

Apple’s WWDC 2022 event didn’t reveal much earth-shattering, so it looks like we might have to wait for the fall until we see some more gear (aside from the M2 laptops below – was really hoping for a new HomePod with screen here). To tell the truth,… Read More

#TheFeed: Agrimetrics, Airtravel, & ecobee

TF304: We look at the future of smart agriculture tech with Benjamin Turner, the Chief Operating Officer of Agrimetrics. Plus, what would a world without flying look like? We talk to Jocelyn Timperley, author of an article in the BBC Future that examines a future without airplanes. Also, we speak… Read More

This Is Mining S3E3: Indigenous Activism Turned Advocacy

Canada has the critical minerals the world needs for electrification and a green energy future, but accessing them is not without roadblocks. Two major challenges are investment and permitting, both intertwined when it comes to the rights and interests of Indigenous peoples in major Northern development projects. JP Gladu, prominent… Read More

#TheFeed: MediaValet, Airbnb, & UFOs

TF303: We speak to David MacLaren, Founder and CEO of MediaValet, about the task assigned by the Jane Goodall Institute to securely archive and manage over sixty years of their historic and present-day scientific research and conservation digital assets. Plus, we take a look at the proclamation from Brian Chesky,… Read More