The AmberMac Show
PRIME MINISTER JUSTIN TRUDEAU: Demystifying the COVID Alert App

PRIME MINISTER JUSTIN TRUDEAU: Demystifying the COVID Alert App

October 9, 2020

Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau and COVID Alert Advisory Co-Chair Jean-Francois Gagne join me to discuss how the country’s exposure notification app can help us protect ourselves  - and each other - during this second wave of COVID-19. We explain how this technology works, why it’s safe, and where it’s available.

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https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/coronavirus-disease-covid-19/covid-alert.html

ALGORITHMS: Why We’re Hooked Hard on Social Media

ALGORITHMS: Why We’re Hooked Hard on Social Media

September 29, 2020

Alex Kantrowitz, the author of Always Day One and host of the Big Technology Podcast, joins me to discuss why algorithms are a lot like junk food without the regulation. To further discuss the societal impact of artificial intelligence systems, AI Now Institute Co-founder Meredith Whittaker shares what we need to know about built-in bias and discrimination.

EDUCATION: Unpacking a Back-to-School COVID-19 Crisis

EDUCATION: Unpacking a Back-to-School COVID-19 Crisis

September 15, 2020

Higher education futurist Bryan Alexander on pandemic problems on campus and K-12 strategist Dwayne Matthews on why COVID-19 is accelerating the future of learning.

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Introducing The AmberMac Show

Introducing The AmberMac Show

August 31, 2020

Each episode, the AmberMac show unpacks technology PLUS. The PLUS is everything from politics to education, algorithms to AI, misinformation to marketing, and everything in between. Technology reporter and author AmberMac is your guide on this journey, along with diverse voices, global thinkers, and a thoughtful essay to move us all forward - together.

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