Tom Merritt, host of Daily Tech News show, joins us to talk about the tech stories of the week, including the status of his Patreon campaign supporting new co-host Sarah Lane (she starts Oct. 2nd!). Michael speaks to Greg Feller, co-founder of Mogo, about how his fintech company is making it easier to get access to personal loans. Plus, Dr. John Wallenburg calls in to explain how researchers are using the latest medical technology to help children living with Cystic Fibrosis. In Socially Speaking, we talk about how technology's role in the midst of natural disasters.
We speak to singer/songwriter and digital art innovator Beatie Wolfe about bringing augmented reality to the music industry. Plus, our own Amber Mac is 3D printing pancakes and getting her fridge to make her coffee - we tell you how. Michael O'Hara from GSMA shares why the World Mobile Congress is expanding to North America. In Socially Speaking, we talk about how Facebook plans to stop advertisers spreading fake news.
We speak to TechCrunch's Darrell Etherington about the latest cookie from Google and what to expect from Apple September 12th. Plus, we have Alexandra Hunnings from Google who shares the best way to use search to simplify your back-to-school shopping (and she explains how Google knows the 80s and 90s are making a comeback this fall). Plus, we find out how a former CIA officer plans to kick President Donald Trump off Twitter (with a little crowdfunding help).
With September just around the corner, we talk to Matt Hutton from Little 10 Robot about Calcugators and why math edutainment works for kids. We also speak to Dr. Kiki from This Week in Science about this week's eclipse and why it was a special moment in history. Plus, futurist Andy Walker shares how artificial intelligence could lead to the perfect cookie recipe. In Socially Speaking, why a Globe and Mail columnist is misguided about coding for kids.
We talk to security expert Ryan Duquette about new password creation rules. Plus, we speak to teen entrepreneur Alexandra Philp-Reeves about her new company, Emojihealth, a chatbot that helps keep teens healthy. We also speak to Marc Saltzman about the top 5 tech gadgets for kids heading back to college. In Socially Speaking, we discuss a new UK reality show called Lego Masters and how it's inspiring geek creativity on television.
We talk to the founder of WT2 Translator, a real-time translation earpiece, about how his technology makes it easy to communicate in a foreign language on the go. Plus, @Brittlestar stops by to give us the scoop on building a brand on Facebook and what it takes to target the audience you want. We also speak to Brian McCabe from Scotiabank about the future of banking and the end of cash. In Socially Speaking, we debate the smart speaker wars and how Apple will take a bite out of the market.
We talk to Dr. James Fielding about how Audeara helps people with hearing loss create custom headphones. Plus, we chat with GadgetMatch's Michael Josh about what we should expect this fall when the iPhone 8 hits stores. We also speak with Seth Redmore, CMO of Lexalytics, about how artificial intelligence is going to help and hurt our future. In Socially Speaking, our thoughts on the next phase of Google Glass coming to a factory near you.
We talk to Lex Hoefsloot from Lightyear about how they are moving in on the electric car with a solar panel powered luxury sedan. Plus, we chat with Melanie Shapiro from Token about moving your tap and pay from your phone to your ring finger. We also speak to Hailey Hollinsworth about how their Ungalli clothing line is saving 8 plastic water bottles for every pair of jogging pants they make. In Socially Speaking, Aron and Amber decide whether or not to put a chip in Michael's head.
We talk to Tom McLeod from Omni about how his on-demand storage space brings your stuff to you. Plus, we chat with our favorite Internet star @Brittlestar about why his latest video on the differences between Canadians and Americans grew to 45 million views and counting. We also speak to Atacama's Susan Neal about how her high-tech sportswear company is keeping athlete's sweat-free.
Daniel Tobok from Cytelligence joins us to talk about how to stay safe from hackers when you're sharing on social. Plus, we chat with VRPlayin's Director of Marketing Valerie Blackstock about why arcades are making a comeback thanks to virtual reality. We also speak to Mike Weiss about his app, Cannacopia, which puts marijuana education in the palm of your hand. In Socially Speaking, we discuss whether or not Instagram is killing the Snapchat star.