Boomerang's Justin Payeur joins us to share how an app can make screen time easier at bedtime and during summertime. Plus, we chat with Smart Nora's Behrouz Hariri about how smart tech can help your partner from snoring up a storm (so you get a better night's sleep). We also talk to the founder of Naava, a smart green wall business that is bringing nature inside (and improving air quality at the same time). In Socially Speaking, we debate if Apple has lost its way by diving into original content and what we think of Planet of the Apps.
TF101 - Anniversary Special with Margaret Atwood, Barbara Corcoran, Guy Kawasaki, and Harley Finkelstein
In this special anniversary episode, we speak with literary icon Margaret Atwood about The Handmaid's Tale, climate change, and the LongPen. We also chat with the COO of Shopify, Harley Finkelstein, about the rise of the entrepreneur. Shark Tank's Barbara Corcoran joins us to share how failing at work got her into the Billion Dollar Club and what to expect in her new book, Shark Tales. Plus, tech evangelist Guy Kawasaki details how he tried to commit Linkedin suicide and failed. In Socially Speaking, we debate if Wonder Woman can save Hollywood from its problem with female superhero leads.
We chat with Sandeep Pandya, President of Netradyne, about the latest trends in AI for self-driving vehicles and what challenges lie ahead. We also speak to Siqi Mou from HelloAva about using machine learning to find the right skin care products. Plus, our favorite video star @Brittlestar is in studio to talk about the role of advertising in the online video platform race. In Socially Speaking, we talk about the ethics behind buying Instagram followers from a vending machine.
We chat with the CEO of Elepho about their Kickstarter project eClip, which is raising money and awareness to use technology to prevent hot car tragedies. We also speak to the founder of Brit & Co., Brit Morin, about building a creative community of dreamers and doers. Plus, we have our favorite gadget matchmaker Michael Josh who joins us with the best budget-friendly smartphones for the summer. In Socially Speaking, we dive into Mary Meeker's 2017 Internet Trends Report.
TF098 - Immotor founder Daniel Huang on how his smartphone connected scooter is changing sidewalk transportation
We chat with CurEat's Steve Managano about a new chef-inspired way to find places to eat or drink in an unfamiliar city. We also speak with Immotor Go founder Daniel Huang on what he learned from making battery accessories that launched him into the world of high-tech scooters. Plus, Vanhawks co-founder Sohaib Zahid about why the Internet loves his company's Valour Smart Bike. In Socially Speaking, we debate whether robots can drive better than humans.
We chat with Rob Griffin about a new device that lets you throw away your trash to automate your shopping lists. We also speak with Rafi Haladjian from Sen.se about how an affordable sleep tracker called Sleep Peanut will help you wake up feeling great. Plus, we learn how pregnant women can (better) keep track of their contractions thanks to Bloomlife. In Socially Speaking, we discuss how today's big tech companies are beating the government in the race for the future.
We chat with the CEO and Founder of Velapp about why Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak supports live video editing. We also speak with Jeremy McGilvrey from Instapro Academy about what you need to know about influencers in your Instagram feed (and how to be one). Plus, we learn how to keep your messages private with the founder of the TChapper app. In Socially Speaking, we debate whether coffee shops should ditch Wi-Fi so humans can interact again.
We chat with Michael Solomon from 10x Management about their research tracking employees slacking off on social media and more, and how they're sharing these bad habits on Slacker Tracker. We also speak to SoftBank Robotics' Steve Carlin about Pepper's new job at Calgary banks and how there will be more robots than humans in 30 years. Plus, runners can rejoice as BeBop Sensors now measure how you move. In Socially Speaking, we chat about 3000 new "unwanted" jobs at Facebook.
We chat with Wattpad CEO Allen Lau about a new spin-off app built just for his company's avid mobile readers. We also speak to AJ+ journalist Ahmed Shihab-Eldin about the future of news on your phone. Plus, Michael McNally from Lego joins us and giving us the rundown on how they are taking their blocks hi-tech and Poverty Inc. filmmaker Michael Matheson Miller on a broken charity system.
We chat with Manish Rathu, CEO of JoyRun, about how his company is creating a new business that can help you make money the next time you get take-out. Plus, we speak to Bloomberg's Amanda Lang about her new book, The Beauty of Discomfort. She explains why it's OK to get uncomfortable (in fact, she says it's good for your business and your life). Pramod Sharma from Osmo joins us to explain how he's building an educational toy that combines the best of the digital and physical worlds. In Socially Speaking, we explore Facebook's next step augmented reality.