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Facebook LIVE: 5 Hacks You Probably Don’t Know

The head of video at Facebook recently shared on her Facebook page that “…one in every five Facebook videos is a live broadcast – and over the past year, daily watch time for Facebook Live broadcasts has grown by more than 4x. Every day, we get to enjoy new use… Read More

#TheFeed: Gamevice’s Phillip Hyun on iPhone gaming

TF092: On this week’s episode of #TheFeed, Michael and I chat with Josh Wright from Catalyst about the latest trends from the accessories market, including his company’s glow-in-the-dark strap for your Apple Watch. We also speak to Chuz Founder & CEO Eirini Schlosser about how her new app lets millenials… Read More

Shopify LIVE: Shark Daymond John

We’re a couple of weeks into hosting and producing Shopify’s Build a Bigger Business series on Facebook Live. Most recently, I spoke with Shark Tank’s Daymond John about how he built an empire (FUBU) as a fashion pioneer, what he thinks about benefits of mentorship, and how he manages his days to find… Read More

#TheFeed: CNN’s Laurie Segall on #MostlyHuman

TF091: We chat with CNN’s Senior Tech Correspondent, Laurie Segall, about how her new series tackles uncomfortable questions about our relationship with technology. We also speak to Israeli-based Airobotics about their automated industrial drones. Plus, digital dad @Brittlestar joins us to explain why some web celebs are leaving Facebook. In Socially… Read More

The Future of Mobile: Healthcare

Over the past few years, I’ve focused more intensely on my health.  With so much innovative technology in this space, it’s been both a personal and professional passion. At a meeting last year, I was chatting with the team at TELUS about TELUS Health.  While… Read More

#TheFeed: Hexigent’s Ryan Duquette on Phishing Scams

TF088: If you’re looking to get in shape with the latest tech, Craig Slagel from RunGo explains how his new app can help you explore a new city while you’re working out. We also chat with Ryan Duquette, a top security expert from the cyber-security and digital… Read More

TheOtherMac: The Usability of Date Formatting

#TheOtherMac is a series of new and existing posts on geek culture, user experience, and other topics by Amber Mac’s business partner, Jeff MacArthur. Each year as tax time creeps up, I can’t help but continue to be frustrated with the lack of a standard format for dates. Receipts gathered… Read More

International Women’s Day At My House

If you haven’t heard of International Women’s Day, it’s an annual event that celebrates women and our accomplishments. It’s also just one important day in Women’s History Month, which is a month-long event to remind us to tell stories about the most influential women in history. To participate in this… Read More

#TheFeed:AJ+’s Ahmed Shihab-Eldin on future of news

TF085: AJ+ is spreading the news in unique, social, and mobile ways. Senior correspondent Ahmed Shihab-Eldin joins us to talk about how their organization is connecting a new generation of readers and viewers (and inspiring other media outlets to follow suit). We also chat with Jill Schoolenberg from GoDaddy… Read More

Amber’s Fireside Discussion with Katie Telford

On Feb 28th, I hosted a fireside discussion with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Chief of Staff, Katie Telford, at the Art Gallery of Ontario. If you missed the event, check out a short Facebook Live broadcast I did with Katie before the event kicked off. P.S. The book… Read More