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Now displaying: May, 2018
May 28, 2018

CanCon's Tech AMA returns, answering the questions: should I unplug my Amazon Echo? How should the government support the Canadian tech ecosystem? Why did the Essential Phone fail? Is wireless charging for real? Will automation replace your job?

Canadian Content music clip (under fair dealing): "Money City Maniacs" by Sloan
Ad music: "Dreams" by Joakim Karud

May 20, 2018

This week: Wavefront goes under, requiring a history lesson on CAIP and government tech funding; Erin lectures on influencer marketing; Matt Roberts of SUV joins to talk with Rob about the 'Canadian Series A round'.

Canadian Content music clip (under fair dealing): "I will remember you" by Sarah McLachlan
Ad music: "Dreams" by Joakim Karud

May 15, 2018

Harley Finkelstein, Shopify's COO, joins to talk about the company's Unite developer conference. Freelance tech reporter Josh McConnell joins to freak out about Google's Duplex AI demo; old curmudgeon David Crow joins to share his optimism for the Canadian tech ecosystem.

Canadian Content music clip (under fair dealing): "Trust Issues" by Drake
Ad music: "Dreams" by Joakim Karud

May 6, 2018

This week: evaluating Facebook's f8 announcements from boring (more video chat!) to creepy (VR dating?); what might happen at the forthcoming Google I/O, including a streamlined roadmap for its messaging mess.

Canadian Content music clip (under fair dealing): "Nice to Luv You" by 54-40
Ad music: "Dreams" by Joakim Karud

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