Episode 158 – Trends? Maybe not

Tony and Patrick are back for another great episode. Check out the talking points below and be sure to subscribe to us on iTunes or your favorite podcasting app.

  1. Apple, Microsoft and Amazon’s events
    1. Apple – https://www.macrumors.com/2018/09/12/everything-apple-announced-2018-iphone-event/
    2. Microsoft – https://www.theverge.com/2018/10/2/17923080/microsoft-event-2018-announcements-news-surface-laptop-windows-10-updates
    3. Amazon – https://www.theverge.com/2018/9/20/17882582/amazon-event-september-2018-echo-alexa-speaker-news
      1. https://aws.amazon.com/deeplens/
    4. https://www.samsung.com/global/galaxy/galaxy-tab-s4/
    5. New Apple Event – October 30th
  2. Chromebook
    1. Project Streaming – https://projectstream.google.com/aco/invite
    2. https://techcrunch.com/2018/10/01/google-gets-into-game-streaming-with-project-stream-and-assassins-creed-odyssey-in-chrome/
  3. Predictions, Patience and Observations by Patrick
    1. https://itbabble.com/2018/09/23/predictions-patience-and-observation/
    2. Beware of predictions and getting “caught up” in the moment.
  4. Tony topic: Scheduling – Don’t be a trendsetter.
    1. Steve Jobs Lost Interview – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tBh5_j4a1yo
    2. aSc Timetable: https://www.asctimetables.com/
  5. https://www.pgatour.com/tournaments/the-cj-cup-at-nine-bridges.html

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Episode 105 – Passwords!


Tim, Dave and Patrick discuss ergonomics in classrooms, passwords and Amazon within schools. Check out the talking points below!

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Ergonomics – Students and Teachers
a. Link: http://www.techtimes.com/articles/124981/20160117/stand-up-desks-in-school-may-improve-students-brain-function-study.htm
b. Link: http://www.mdpi.com/1660-4601/13/1/59
c. Link: http://www.nbcnews.com/nightly-news/california-school-children-step-standing-desks-n449496
d. Link: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/standing-desk-sitting-danger-study_us_561e87aee4b050c6c4a3bb7f

The 25 Most Popular Passwords of 2015 by Jamie Condliffe of Gizmodo
a. Link: http://gizmodo.com/the-25-most-popular-passwords-of-2015-were-all-such-id-1753591514
b. Should we teach students about good password practices?
c. How much time and when?

Amazon exec: Our drones will deliver in 30 minutes or less by Katie Collins of CNET

a. Shouldn’t schools buy everything the can through here!
b. Amazon Prime: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00DBYBNEE?tag=googhydr-20&hvadid=42852692325&hvpos=1t1&hvexid=&hvnetw=g&hvrand=3428621605230220944&hvpone=&hvptwo=&hvqmt=e&hvdev=c&ref=pd_sl_cp4b2ukra_e

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Podcast epiosed 78 – Drone this!


It’s been a long time away but now we are back stronger than ever! This episode we welcome back Cara, Preston, myself and Tony (sort of – Skype issues). Check out the agenda below and enjoy!

  1. Welcome back Cara!
  2. Drone delivery – How will this affect schools?
    1. Read about in TechCrunch here.
    2. Can kids be delivered by drones to school?
  3. Amazon goes crazy predictive
    1. Read it from the Washington Post here.
    2. Could schools use a predictive system like this?
  4. Coding in Schools
    1. Should it mandatory?
    2. Treated as a separate subject like a foreign language?
  5. Good decision/Bad decisions
    1. Internet awareness
  6. How to explain complex concepts to people – Post from Lifehacker by Thorin Kloswski
    1. How does tech help you with this?

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