We speak to the CEO of Skylights about their partnership with Alaska Airlines to give first class passengers the option to watch movies with a VR headset. Also, we talk to Jackie Cooper from MUSE about their brain-sensing headband, which makes meditation a cinch. Plus, Chief Digital Evangelist with Salesforce, Vala Afshar, joins us to talk about the fourth industrial revolution and what to do to prepare for the future of work. In Socially Speaking, we chat about Amazon Alexa and how they are expanding into new products, from cars to microwaves, and beyond.
We learn how Plantui Smart Garden can help those of us without a green thumb. Plus, we talk to author Chris Bailey about his new book, Hyperfocus, which reveals how to be more productive in a world of distraction. Also, GadgetMatch's Michael Josh joins us to talk about all the new Apple announcements including the new iPhones and Watch. In Socially Speaking, we discuss what it's going to take to be collision-free in a world of driverless cars.
We speak to the co-founder of LoveBox about how to stay connected when you're on the road thanks to tiny heart-shaped gadget. Also, Hexigent's Ryan Duquette explains how to protect your phone from hackers. Plus, we look at PocketTalk, a little device that could make a big difference for world travellers. In Socially Speaking, we discuss how the tech industry keeps us hooked on notifications, alerts, and more.
We speak to Google about how Google Home can help students and parents get ready for fall. Also, we talk to Phil Vokins from Intel about new tech jobs (that didn't exist when Amber and Michael were kids!). Plus, our favorite social media celebrity Brittlestar joins us in studio to reveal how he's becoming a novelist on Instagram . In Socially Speaking, we talk about Twitter's new unfollow feature.
GadgetMatch's Michael Josh joins us to talk about Samsung's new device and what you need to know about upgrading. Also, we welcome Michael Smit from Ziva VFX to learn how his company created the most realistic shark on the big screen for The Meg. We also speak to Josh Lessing from Root AI about why robots might be picking your peppers in the future. In Socially Speaking, we debate Netflix and their Summer of Love and why there is an influx of rom com's trending.
Audible CEO Don Katz joins us to talk about a new study that determined that listening to audiobooks is more emotionally engaging then watching TV. Also, Open AI fills us in on how they put together a team of robots that beat humans at Dota 2, one of the world's most difficult games. We also speak to the CEO of Winnie, a mobile app that makes the lives of parents easier by giving them information they need about nearby kid-friendly places. Plus, GadgetMatch's Michael Josh joins us to talk about how China's most popular smartphone brand, Xiaomi, is now worth billions.
We talk to Ryan Duquette, our cybercrime specialist from Hexigent, about Apple's decision to block law enforcement's access to the iPhone. Also, our favorite Internet video star @Brittlestar joins us to talk about Instagram's new venture, IGTV, which gives video creators the ability to produce and share up to one hour of video. Plus, Amber explains her new partnership with Actua and how to teach kids STEM skills this summer. We also chat with the co-founder of Circle with Disney about how they are helping parents control what kids can see online. In Socially Speaking, we debate the merits of instantly replying to emails.
We talk to Workali about how they are matching jobs seekers and recruiters all with an AI bot. Also, storyteller Cameron Brown shares how he brought 80 strangers together for his video, "There Is Still Time." Plus, Viryl Technologies joins us to talk about how they are helping the vinyl industry make a comeback with a process to modernize the record press. In Socially Speaking, we talk about a psychopath bot called Norman and how MIT made it to teach us about the future.
We talk to author and tech evangelist Guy Kawasaki about the new anti-social app, Privy. Also, the co-founder of the Meditation Station app, Cyd Crouse, reveals how to carry around a meditation teacher in your pocket all day long. Plus, our favorite tech reporter Michael Josh breaks down the latest news from WWDC, Apple's worldwide developers conference. In Socially Speaking, we discuss why Google is dropping a major Pentagon project and what it means for the future of ethical AI.