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TF192 - Using AI To Help Improve The Health Of Your Teeth

TF192 - Using AI To Help Improve The Health Of Your Teeth

October 8, 2019

We talk about the responsible use of AI with the Director of Product & Business Development at Borealis AI, Kathryn Hume. Plus, we have Michael Josh to break down all things Apple, including what is going on with the latest iOS updates. Also, we're joined by VideaHealth CEO, Florian Hillen, to reveal how they use AI to improve the health of your teeth by diagnosing dental disease. In Socially Speaking, we break down how pop culture has ruined so many people's first names.

TF191 - What Happens When Adults Bully Kids Online

TF191 - What Happens When Adults Bully Kids Online

October 1, 2019

We're joined by the host of "After The Emmys", Dave Karger, to break down the big winners and losers from this year's Primetime Emmy Awards. Plus, we find out how Grammarly can improve your writing as we chat with the CEO, Brad Hoover. Also, we talk to TechCrunch's Hardware Editor, Brian Heater, about the Samsung Foldable phone and ask if it's worth the wait. In Socially Speaking we discuss what to do when adults are attacking kids online, specifically with climate activist Greta Thunberg.

TF190 - Settle An Argument Using The Internet

TF190 - Settle An Argument Using The Internet

September 24, 2019

We talk to the Co-Founder of BrainBox AI, Sean Neely, about their technology that allows commercial buildings to fully optimize the energy they use. Plus, Instagram seems to be borrowing from TikTok and we have our favorite internet star, Brittlestar, to give us the lowdown. Also, we have Andy Rhodes from HP to reveal the inside scoop on their latest laptop, Dragonfly. In Socially Speaking, we wonder if a website that helps settle arguments will actually lead to more issues.

TF189 - The Biggest Tech Players in China

TF189 - The Biggest Tech Players in China

September 18, 2019

We talk to the CEO of FanSaves, Shannon Ferguson, about how sports fans can use the app to receive deals and discounts from the sponsors of their favorite teams. Plus Michael Josh from GadgetMatch joins us to chat all things Huawei and their new operating system, Harmony. Also we break down the biggest tech players in China with the author of Tech Titans of China, Rebecca Fannin. In Socially Speaking, we discuss Mashable's article that claimed all tech from the 90's sucked.

TF188 - Increase Your Productivity With The Latest Smart Home Tech

TF188 - Increase Your Productivity With The Latest Smart Home Tech

August 20, 2019

We talk to the Samsung Canada's Director of Product Management, Terry Chen, about their newest flagship phones: the Galaxy Note 10 and the Note 10 Plus. Next, we're joined by Fred Twum-Acheampong from Globe Living who explains the new app that helps you rent out your living room to strangers (and why it's something folks are doing). Also, we have a smart home expert from Home Depot on the latest technology in appliances that will decrease your stress and increase your productivity. In Socially Speaking, we discuss new tech streamlining the bar industry, which is informing bartenders who is next to serve and preventing cuts in line.

TF187 - Hang Out With Your Far Away Friends With Squad

TF187 - Hang Out With Your Far Away Friends With Squad

August 13, 2019

We're joined by the winner of the $100,000 Telus Pitch, Divy Ojha, who shares how his company, FoodFund, partners with local farmers to sell produce at a discount when it doesn't meet the cosmetic standards of major grocery chains. Plus, we have Esther Crawford from the app, Squad, which lets you hang out with friends in real time and share what is on your screen. Also, Mark Kaufman from Mashable chats about his latest article based on the UN report of the 7 lessons we need to learn to save the planet. In Socially Speaking, we recognize what is was old is new again. Are we truly being innovating or are we just regurgitating old ideas?

TF186 - Athletes Turning Success On The Court Into Success In Business

TF186 - Athletes Turning Success On The Court Into Success In Business

August 6, 2019

We talk to the cofounder of Zipnostic, Dr. Gene Ukrainsky, on their efforts to deliver real-time emergency health support at a low cost and without a trip to the hospital. Plus, we have Brent Chaters, the co-host of Accenture's podcast, Marketing Disrupted, to reveal the role of marketing officers in this age of digital disruption. Also, WNBA star, Kayla Alexander, joins us to discuss the Athlete Technology Summit and how athletes want to turn their success on the court into success in the business world. In Socially Speaking, we chat about wearable tech and the contact lenses that will zoom when you blink twice.

TF185 - The Rise of TikTok and Will it Survive?

TF185 - The Rise of TikTok and Will it Survive?

July 23, 2019

Our favorite internet star, Brittlestar, gives us the lowdown on this year's VidCon and the rise of the popular app, TikTok. Plus, we catch up with Amber on her #mactothefuture adventure as she completely modernizes a historic home with high-tech updates. Also, we talk to Evan Conrad, the founder of the cognitive behaviour app, Quirk. In Socially Speaking, we weigh the pros and cons of FaceApp and question if uploading your image takes away a piece of your privacy.

TF184 - Scoot Around The City On E-Scooters This Summer

TF184 - Scoot Around The City On E-Scooters This Summer

July 16, 2019

We talk to the CEO of Bird Canada, Stewart Lyons, about bringing the e-scooter rentals to Canada. Plus, we have gaming expert, Jenn Cutter, to let us know what your kids are buying too much of this summer. Also, we're joined by Mark Little, the co-founder of Kinzen, who reveals how their app lets you build your own news adventure in your neighborhood. In Socially Speaking, we chat about Bill Gates' opinion on what Steve Jobs did to keep the doors open at Apple.

TF183 - Looking Pretty Through A Filter

TF183 - Looking Pretty Through A Filter

July 2, 2019

We talk to the Chief of Brands for GE Canada about how they have incorporated the Facebook augmented reality filter into their new Café line of appliances. Plus, we have the Canadian Country Lead for Bumble, Emily Ramshaw, on how the app helps women date, find friends and build businesses. Also, we're joined by David Stein, the Managing Partner of the Leaders Fund, to discuss the Leaders Prize and what is it all about. In Socially Speaking, we chat about looking pretty through the lens of filters.