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Tech reporter Josh McConnell joins to discuss four types of tech where there is no longer a 'fear of missing out' on the latest and greatest. Canadian Content music clip (under fair dealing): "Afraid Of Heights" by Billy Talent Ad music: "Dreams" by Joakim Karud
 
The CanCon team provides its tech summer reading list and recommends a bunch of vacation and travel apps so you can get the most out of you summer. Canadian Content music clip (under fair dealing): "Summer of '69" by Bryan Adams Ad music: "Dreams" by Joakim Karud
 
Patrick explains how Lime and Bird ruined his last trip to SF right before they come to ruin Canadian cities; Erin commits to starting a Google doc and praises the federal government; Sarah Stockdale joins to discuss how Toronto can improve support for women entrepreneurs; Douglas says goodbye to his adopted son. Canadian Content music clip (un ...…
 
Live from Startupfest: Patrick Gagné joins to explain how OSMO and the Québec government plan to build a Communitech in Montréal; Lauren Robinson and Jill Earthy join to parse the recent Female Funders report on the lack of diversity in Canadian venture capital. Canadian Content music clip (under fair dealing): "Gathering Storm" by Godspeed You ...…
 
Communitech's Chris Plunkett joins to help give shine to the Canadian tech stories we don't often discuss: the great Canadian tech apps that rarely make the headlines; the dearth of Canadian tech reporting; an ecosystem more in love with its own narrative than winning. Canadian Content music clip (under fair dealing): "Tokyo Summer" by Mounties ...…
 
Web Summit founder Paddy Cosgrave shares how the Prime Minister and a former diplomat convinced him to bring Collision to Canada; the team ponders how many lives the CryptoKitties have left; is IGTV the new YouTube for the 'gram generation? Canadian Content music clip (under fair dealing): "The Cat Came Back" by Fred Penner Ad music: "Dreams" b ...…
 
Patrick returns from E3 and WWDC to talk about the Canadian tech sector that never gets any love from Canadian tech; Erin digs deep into #SportsTwitter PR snafus; Rob is upset at Apple for its lack of innovation. Guest stars: Freelance tech reporters Josh McConnell; the Premier of Bermuda (wait for it). Canadian Content music clip (under fair d ...…
 
This week: 500 Startups is back in Canada - what does that mean for the ecosystem and is everyone cool with Dave McClure still (kinda) being involved? Why did Microsoft buy GitHub? Plus, Erin provides tech PR tips on when not to "have the D." Canadian Content music clip (under fair dealing): "Spokane" by The Tourist Company Ad music: "Dreams" b ...…
 
CanCon interviews BuzzFeed fake news expert Craig Silverman, and Pando Media founder and CEO Sarah Lacy, at True North 2018. Canadian Content music clip (under fair dealing): "O Canada" by Calixa Lavallée (English words by Robert Stanley Weir) Ad music: "Dreams" by Joakim Karud
 
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" b ...…
 
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…
 
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 ...…
 
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…
 
Josh McConnell and Repable co-founder Heather Anne Ritchie join for a special episode dedicated to understanding the explosion of video game streaming and the toxic culture that might destroy it. Canadian Content music clip (under fair dealing): "Hotline Bling" by Drake Ad music: "Dreams" by Joakim Karud…
 
Snapchat! Spotify! Instagram! We evaluate the recent changes that have users of some of the world's most popular apps up in arms. Plus: "Keeping Pace with Innovation in Toronto" panel from Ensemble, featuring Amber Mac, Alison Gibbins (RBC), Matt Di Paola (Sid Lee), Richard Wong (#paid), and Douglas Soltys.…
 
This week: Dot Health's Huda Idrees joins to talk about the lack of diversity in Canadian VC; Bunz's cryptocurrency that isn't; the impact of Collision tech conference coming to Canada. Canadian Content music clip (under fair dealing): "Car Crash" by Our Lady Peace Ad music: "Dreams" by Joakim Karud
 
This week: Rob provides an Apple history lesson that points to where the company is going next with macOS and iOS; we discuss everything Facebook's done wrong when it comes to privacy. Canadian Content music clip (under fair dealing): "Everything You've Done Wrong" by Sloan Ad music: "Dreams" by Joakim Karud…
 
This week: Michelle Scarborough joins to explain how BDC is deploying dollars for its Women in Tech fund; George Salamis joins to explain how Canada's mining industry is (slowly) being disrupted by tech innovation. Canadian Content music clip (under fair dealing): "Undiscovered First" by Feist Ad music: "Dreams" by Joakim Karud…
 
This week: Theranos lied for years to the press, but now the SEC is arguing it also lied to investors; WeWork and Silicon Valley Bank are two US players staking claims in Canada; why does Siri suck? Plus: it's Rob's birthday! Canadian Content music clip (under fair dealing): "Old Man" by Neil Young Ad music: "Dreams" by Joakim Karud…
 
This week: the federal government earmarked almost $2 billion towards women in tech in the 2018 budget. What if it's not actually for women in tech? Plus, Patrick returns from Mobile World Congress to catch us up on all the latest tech news: the boring (in a good way!) Galaxy S9, 5G's future, creepy Alexa laughing, and the one Apple rumour we h ...…
 
For BetaKit Incorporated's second birthday, we bring on a bevy of special guests: iNovia's Sarah Marion on a new VC program to support underrepresented groups in tech; Dell EMC's Matthew Trotter on cloud technology creating a power shift in small business; and Erin Bury dishing dirt on BetaKit's early days. Canadian Content music clip (under fa ...…
 
This week: does Apple have a quality control problem or is it just too big to fail? As cannabis becomes legal across the country, Canadian tech is stepping up to deliver. Canadian Content music clip (under fair dealing): "If It Feels Good Do It" by Sloan Ad music: "Dreams" by Joakim Karud
 
This week: #weneedboth men and women working together for greater diversity in tech, but not like this. Plus: porn is on the front lines in the fight for truth on the Internet. No, really! Canadian Content music clip (under fair dealing): "You Oughta Know" by Alanis Morissette Ad music: "Dreams" by Joakim Karud…
 
This week: does Shaw's stumble kill chances of a Big Four in Canadian telecom? How will Zuckerberg's guilt cleanse change the 'internet' this time? Why is diversity (for white women) our strength? Canadian Content music clip (under fair dealing): "Let's Break Up" by Hayden Ad music: "Dreams" by Joakim Karud…
 
This week: all the things Bell won't tell us about its (second) hack, why it's important Tim Cook came to Canada, and what we can get from our recent global tech recognition. Canadian Content music clip (under fair dealing): "First Person" by Gord Downie Ad music: "Dreams" by Joakim Karud
 
This week on CanCon: why the world's biggest tech companies were all about voice at CES, why you shouldn't download Google's art-selfie app, and why YouTube is no longer the platform for content creators. Canadian Content music clip (under fair dealing): "Free Smoke" by Drake Ad music: "Dreams" by Joakim Karud…
 
In celebration of our 100th episode, CanCon presents some of our best conversations on Canadian tech and tech from a Canadian perspective. Canadian Content music clip (under fair dealing): "No Culture" by Mother Mother
 
Matt Braga (CBC), Gerrit De Vynck (Bloomberg), Josh Zweig (LiveCA), Julia Kassam (NEO), Melissa and Johnathan Nightingale(Raw Signal Group) join to look back on 2017 and answer the question we asked at the beginning of the year: does tech make things better? Canadian Content music clip (under fair dealing): "Summers Over Interlude / Hotline Bli ...…
 
Experts Jim Orlando (OMERS Ventures), Julia Kassam (NEO Exchange), and Matt Roberts (ScaleUP Ventures) break down all things cryptocurrency - with a healthy dose of Dogecoin and CryptoKitties. Canadian Content music clip (under fair dealing): "Money City Maniacs" by Sloan
 
This week, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau lays it on the line for net neutrality. Plus, get into the holiday spirit of giving with some tech for good suggestions from the Upside Foundation. Canadian Content music clip (under fair dealing): "Lay It On The Line" by Triumph
 
Now a billionaire (again), Shopify CEO Tobias Lütke is Canada's tech poster child. Can he handle the heat of the spotlight? Plus: The makers of Pokémon Go are working on a Harry Potter AR game and smartphone unlocking is now free in Canada. Canadian Content music clip (under fair dealing): "If I Had $1000000" by Barenaked Ladies…
 
Startup bro entitlement almost derails 'Quiz Daddy' and the popular new trivia game he hosts. Plus: the solution to Canada's STEM hiring problem is here, if we solve some other problems first. Canadian Content music clip (under fair dealing): "Don't Let it Stop You" by Ascot Royals
 
The team rolls through oodles of new Amazon tech launches in Canada, plus the new Ecobee4 smart thermostat, before discussing the recent Canadian-led petition against Killer AI. Canadian Content music clip (under fair dealing): "No Hands" by Attica Riots
 
The team takes turns at Animoji Karaoke to evaluate if Apple has a new communication tool on its hands or just another fad. Plus: why tech companies want to keep you addicted. Canadian Content music clip (under fair dealing): "Crazy For You" by Hedley
 
This week, Stefan Palios joins to talk about his Great Canadian Tech Experiment. We also tally up the numbers around US tech companies lobbying the Canadian government. How much is too much? Is Canadian tech paying attention? Canadian Content music clip (under fair dealing): "Constant Craving" by K.D. Lang…
 
Bloomberg tech/politics reporter Gerrit De Vynck joins to discuss whether global tech companies are too big to fail (or be regulated). Plus: Canadian video games are driving tech innovation. No, really! Canadian Content music clip (under fair dealing): "Lollipop (Ode to Jim)" by Alvvays
 
Matt Roberts (SUV) and Chris Plunkett (Communitech) join to discuss the federal government's tax walk back, the boon of Alphabet investing in Toronto, and the shame of Canadian cities pitching for Amazon's HQ2. Plus: 3 tech questions with Patrick O'Rourke (MobileSyrup). Canadian Content music clip (under fair dealing): "Killbear" by Hayden…
 
Exponential technology expert David Roberts explains his optimism for the future at the SingularityU Canada Summit, and the crew solves AI bias after pitching new Netflix shows. Canadian Content music clip (under fair dealing): "Gimme Your Money Please" by BTO
 
Raw Signal Group co-founder Johnathan Nightingale returns to talk about his newly co-written book, How F*cked Up Is Your Management? before the team discusses Tony Lacavera's new book and whether Canadian tech companies sell too quickly. Canadian Content music clip (under fair dealing): "That Don't Impress Me Much" by Shania Twain…
 
This week the team wonders what Netflix's investment in Canadian content means, if Canadian entrepreneurs will choose China over the US, and if Twitter understands what its problem is. Canadian Content music clip (under fair dealing): "Familiar Patterns" by PUP
 
This week, the team looks at problems tech wants to solve (IPOs, OTA updates for natural disaster relief) and problems we want tech to solve (bug bounties for ethical exploits), before riffing on the new Apple hardware. Canadian Content music clip (under fair dealing): "Fatal Gift" by Emily Haines & The Soft Skeleton…
 
The CanCon team heads to Fireside Conference to disconnect, complain about tech nostalgia, and argue whether or not an Amazon HQ in Canada is a good thing.
 
This week, the team evaluates the harmful effects of the federal government's proposed tax changes to Canadian tech, the helpful effects of free smart thermostats to fight climate change, and the pernicious effects of a bot-driven infowar. Canadian Content music clip (under fair dealing): "Feel The Effect" by Tokyo Police Club…
 
This week, the team evaluates the AR offerings from two of the largest tech companies, and wonders what Uber's new CEO can accomplish. Plus: when signing code can send you to jail. Canadian Content music clip (under fair dealing): "The Hazards of Sitting Beneath Palm Trees" by Hayden
 
This week, the team mounts a defence of coding education, debates the effect of a new CSA judgment on ICOs and cryptocurrency, and continues our evaluation of the hot new phones for the summer. Canadian Content music clip fair dealing): "If This Dance Catches On" by Mounties
 
This week, CanCon catches up on some 'lighthearted' summer stories: new iPhone rumours (and competitors), employee "chipping", and Google's battle with the Supreme Court of Canada. Canadian Content music clip (under fair dealing): "Soda" by Gob
 
This week, the team tackles Google's messy 3,000 word diversity/HR/freedom of speech problem, before lamenting Netflix price increases, and increasing streaming content competition (and complexity). Canadian Content music clip (under fair dealing): "Infamous" by Basia Bulat
 
Canada’s tech community have been waiting for another shoe to drop following the recent revelations of VC sexual harassment in the United States. This past Monday, it did. Canadian Content music clip (under fair dealing): "It Falls Apart" by Odds
 
This week, the team unpacks the messy intersection of Canadian tech and Canadian politics, Montreal AI's wake-up call, and CCI's very public gaffe. Plus, our fastest growing tech cities (with cheap talent). Canadian Content music clip (under fair dealing): "Commes des enfants" by Coeur de Pirate
 
This week, the team evaluates where Canada's startup cities placed in Dell's women entrepreneurship scorecard, and special guest Rose Behar joins to explain why recent 5G trials in Vancouver will have an impact beyond our smartphones. Canadian Content music clip (under fair dealing): "Everything Now" by Arcade Fire…
 
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