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TF175 - Uniting the Physical and Digital World with LEGO

TF175 - Uniting the Physical and Digital World with LEGO

April 9, 2019

Sid Muthyala, Senior Concept Lead for LEGO Education, explains how their hi-tech approach for the next generation unites the physical and digital world with hands-on learning. Also, we talk to Aaron Shull from the Centre for International Governance Innovation about how to stay safe online and keep your data secure. Plus, Cheryl Cran, a Future of Work expert, shares how to prepare yourself professionally for the arrival of robots. In Socially Speaking, we talk about how Twitter is struggling to make its platform a kinder, gentler place.

TF174 - How You Can Save Money While Shopping Online

TF174 - How You Can Save Money While Shopping Online

April 2, 2019

Nick Zhu from Shopbrain reveals the new tool that will help save you money while shopping online. Also, Jeff Loucks from Deloitte Insights shares his thoughts on how our watching habits are changing with the increase in streaming. Plus, we have Michael Josh from GadgetMatch on why Oprah is going into business with Apple. In Socially Speaking, we talk about the merit of fact-shaming in today's news cycle and in the world of social media.

TF173 - Find Local Contractors With A Virtual Bryan Baeumler

TF173 - Find Local Contractors With A Virtual Bryan Baeumler

March 26, 2019

Bryan Baeumler talks about his new app, HeyBryan, which helps homeowners connect with local contractors when they need to get jobs done around the house. Also, we talk to Alexander Lvovich, Managing Director of Volvo Canada, about how they are leading the way to safer tech in cars. Plus, we have Ralph DaCosta from MolecuLight to share how they have developed handheld tech that measures the extent of an injury. In Socially Speaking, we talk about how Instagram is going to the next level by adding shopping to its platform.

TF172 - Helping Empower The Next Generation Through Technology

TF172 - Helping Empower The Next Generation Through Technology

March 12, 2019

Molly Burke, a YouTube star and motivational speaker who is blind, joins us to share how she helps to empower the next generation with the use of technology. Also, we talk to the Director of Business Development with Brave Software about their new browser that seeks to fix the web. Plus, we discuss what tech exists to ease you into the deepest slumber. In Socially Speaking, we delve into the power of Marie Kondo and question how she will continue her brand.

TF171 - How The Food Network and Twitter Are Teaming Up

TF171 - How The Food Network and Twitter Are Teaming Up

March 5, 2019

Guy Kawasaki joins us to chat about his new book, Wise Guy. Also, Michael Palombo reveals how the collaboration between Twitter and The Food Network show, #DestinationDishes, will use Twitter polls to select a winning dish each episode. Plus, Brittlestar joins us from Playlist Live in Orlando, Florida with the latest on social media trends. In Socially Speaking, we weigh in on the Momo Challenge and its impact on children -- even if it's a hoax.

TF170 - The Unveiling of Samsung’s Galaxy S10

TF170 - The Unveiling of Samsung’s Galaxy S10

February 26, 2019

We talk to Michael Josh from GadgetMatch about the unveiling of Samsung's new phone, the Galaxy S10. Also, we weigh the benefits of having electric vehicles on the roads with the Core Product Manager from Mercedes-Benz Canada. Plus, we have Devon Brooks from Sphere to discuss connecting with a business and development coach from palm of your hand. In Socially Speaking, we explore Facebook's digital gangsters.

TF169 - Using Blockchain Technology to Improve Customer Experience

TF169 - Using Blockchain Technology to Improve Customer Experience

February 24, 2019

We talk to Irfon Watkins, founder and CEO of DOVU, about using blockchain technology as a rewards platform for improving the passenger experience in rail travel. Also, we discuss who is paying for online reviews with Pete Pachal from Reviews.com. Plus, we have Tom Bennett from Gemr, an online community and marketplace for serious pop culture collectors. In Socially Speaking, we chat about alpacas and how they are becoming social media treasures.

TF168 - Creating Music On Your Phone

TF168 - Creating Music On Your Phone

February 12, 2019

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 AI-powered app can help you create music on your mobile phone. In Socially Speaking, we chat about the future of audio and who will win the game.

TF167 - The Surprising Success of TikTok

TF167 - The Surprising Success of TikTok

February 5, 2019

We chat with Brian Heater from TechCrunch who weighs in on the recent sales slump with iPhones and shares how Apple is rethinking their sales strategy for 2019. Also, we look into apps for helping you deal with mental health. Plus, Taylor Lorenz from The Atlantic joins us to discuss the surprising success of the short-form video app, TikTok. In Socially Speaking, we look at the bright side of the recent polar vortex: it has inspired a lot of great memes.

TF166 - How Much Is Canada Really Spending To Help The Homeless?

TF166 - How Much Is Canada Really Spending To Help The Homeless?

January 29, 2019

We're joined by Michael Josh of GadgetMatch to discuss global smartphone wars and what will be hitting the market in 2019. Also, Dr. Alina Turner, from Turner Strategies, gives her perspective as we review the lasted report disclosing what Canada spends to help the homeless. Plus, we have Gurjot Narwal from Gini Health to share how our DNA can help us stay healthy. In Socially Speaking, we discuss the cult of Tidying Up with Marie Kondo and what really brings you joy.