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Now displaying: September, 2023
Sep 30, 2023
"We don’t need more referees in Canada. We need more builders. Let other countries regulate while we take the more courageous path."
 
A COVID isolation emergency podcast, Rob and Douglas catch up on the latest tech news, which—surprise!—is AI-focused. Featuring: hot takes on the latest AI lawsuits, new uses to help combat climate change and the just-announced Voluntary Code of Conduct for generative AI (the one that Shopify's CEO said he would not support). We also gripe about the price of the new iPhones.
 
Sponsored by Big Data and AI Toronto, Oct 18 & 19. Get your tickets today!
Sep 24, 2023
"Everybody's trying to run their own business. Apple's trying to sell you devices. Google's trying to sell you ads. Our job is only to make you more secure."
 
Passkeys are here, and along with them renewed interest in the future of passwords from Apple and Google. 1Password CEO Jeff Shiner joins to discuss how passkeys will change the internet, and what they change (and don't change) about his company's business.
 
Sponsored by TechExit.io. Early Bird tickets end September 28th. Save $300!
Sep 17, 2023

"Canada is at the forefront. Yes, mistakes are being made, but at least they're doing something. The US is doing nothing. And at the end of the day, these are American companies that are destroying the world."

Post.News founder Noam Bardin shares what it's like trying to build a new social network "in public" in 2023 and why the Big Tech platforms only fear regulation before making a pitch to Canadians looking to return news to their social media.

Sponsored by TechExit.io, taking place October 25 in Toronto.

Sep 10, 2023
"The company was my identity. I had this huge void to fill and I didn't know what to do with it."
 
Boast.ai and Traction co-founder Lloyed Lobo shares his personal struggles managing his self-described addictive personality after leaving the day-to-day business before digging into the keen insights contained within his new book "From Grassroots to Greatness - 13 Rules to Build Iconic Brands with Community Led Growth."
 
Sponsored by TechExit.io, taking place October 25 in Toronto.
Sep 2, 2023

"There is especially in tech still a stigma around being a parent and being a contributing member of a company."

Founders Erin Bury (Willful) and Marie Chevrier (Sampler) join to discuss the dumb restrictions on entrepreneurs trying to receive parental leave benefits, plus tips (and encouragement) for entrepreneurs preparing to ship a new bundle of joy.

Sponsored by Zoholics Canada 2023, Zoho’s premier user conference. Use the code "BETAKIT25" for a 25% discount!

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