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Where Education and Technology Meet A unique podcast focusing on technology education for kids and adults. Our goal is to get more kids interesting in technology and show them how it get started. Everyone can learn something from our show. Our focus is to bring inexpensive and readily available resources to educators and parents. If educators and parents learn along the way, we've done our part.

Where Education and Technology Meet A unique podcast focusing on technology education for kids and adults. Our goal is to get more kids interesting in technology and show them how it get started. Everyone can learn something from our show. Our focus is to bring inexpensive and readily available resources to educators and parents. If educators and parents learn along the way, we've done our part.

Location:

Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Description:

Where Education and Technology Meet A unique podcast focusing on technology education for kids and adults. Our goal is to get more kids interesting in technology and show them how it get started. Everyone can learn something from our show. Our focus is to bring inexpensive and readily available resources to educators and parents. If educators and parents learn along the way, we've done our part.

Language:

English

Contact:

605-610-9767


Episodes

21: Ordering Supplies From China Resellers

12/24/2018
Today Will discusses how to avoid issues when purchasing from resellers on eBay. Lessons learned derived from a few recent transactions. Takeaways: ==================================== To get show notes, more information about this week’s episode, connect with us or request future topics, please visit GoHackSomething.com Receive episode notes, links to resources mentioned and exclusive information not mentioned in episodes by joining our GHS Newsletter. To connect with Will or Ross,...

Duration:00:17:56

21: Ordering Supplies From China Resellers

12/24/2018
Today Will discusses how to avoid issues when purchasing from resellers on eBay. Lessons learned derived from a few recent transactions. Takeaways: Plan ahead, can easily take 5 to 12 weeks Always order more than one item If you need a larger quantity, diversify with different sellers

Duration:00:17:56

20: Mentoring College Students

12/17/2018
In this episode, Will provides an update on the current Hack Sioux Falls project. Also shared is some insight and advice Will provided to a college student curious about what he should be doing now to be better setup for after graduation. Key steps to take now: https://www.pluralsight.com/Wired For Coding ==================================== To get show notes, more information about this week’s episode, connect with us or request future topics, please visit GoHackSomething.com Receive...

Duration:00:25:21

20: Mentoring College Students

12/17/2018
In this episode Will provides an update on the current Hack Sioux Falls project. Also shared is some insight and advice Will provided to a college student curious about what he should be doing now to be better setup for after graduation. Key steps to take now: Find a mentor Take an online course outside of college material https://www.pluralsight.com/ Read Will’s Book: Wired For Coding

Duration:00:25:21

19: My Twitter Bot

12/10/2018
Will announces another Hack Sioux Falls and the theme for it as kids are now settled back into school. He also provides an update on a unique project he completed. Hack Sioux Falls http://hacksiouxfalls.com/ Last Hack Sioux Falls Projects https://bluemonkeydev.com/hack-sioux-falls-final-projects/ ==================================== To get show notes, more information about this week’s episode, connect with us or request future topics, please visit GoHackSomething.com Receive episode...

Duration:00:23:19

19: My Twitter Bot

12/10/2018
Will announces another Hack Sioux Falls and the theme for it as kids are now settled back into school.

Duration:00:23:19

18: Being an Online Content Provider

12/3/2018
It was quite a busy summer. Will provides a brief update on what he has been up to and how some recent events went. Also in this episode Will explains his experiences being a content creator and sharing training course online. Links to Resources: https://www.udemy.com/user/wbushee/https://www.instructables.com/member/William%20Bushee/instructables/https://www.youtube.com/user/Bluemonkeydevhttp://amzn.to/2cmPxcy ==================================== To get show notes, more information...

Duration:00:34:16

18: Being an Online Content Provider

12/3/2018
It was quite a busy summer. Will provides a brief update on what he has been up to and how some recent events went. Also in this episode Will explains his experiences being a content creator and sharing training course online.

Duration:00:34:16

17: My 3D Printer

9/10/2018
All the kids are now back in school so Will is back to tinkering and sharing some fun and interesting projects. This week Will shares his experiences and take-aways regarding 3D Printing: http://thingiverse.com/http://tinkercad.com/https://www.repetier.com/ ==================================== To get show notes, more information about this week’s episode, connect with us or request future topics, please visit GoHackSomething.com Receive episode notes, links to resources mentioned and...

Duration:00:30:08

17: My 3D Printer

9/10/2018
All the kids are now back in school so Will is back to tinkering and sharing some fun and interesting projects. This week Will shares his experiences and take-aways regarding 3D Printing: Device(s) he uses How they work What you can actually print Current setup What he has printed And Links to great resources: http://thingiverse.com/ http://tinkercad.com/ https://www.repetier.com/ ​​​​​​​

Duration:00:30:08

16: Don't Pitch it, Fix it

8/13/2018
Summer is winding down and Will reflects back on some of the great events that took place over the last few months. In this episode Will shares his experience fixing things, where he gets the information, and parts to do the repairs, and where the fixed items end up. Some of the things Will has restored to working condition range from Hover Boards to a portable Ice Maker. Links: https://www.repairclinic.com/ ==================================== To get show notes, more information...

Duration:00:28:06

16: Don't Pitch it, Fix it

8/13/2018
Summer is winding down and Will reflects back on some of the great events that took place over the last few months.

Duration:00:28:06

15: The Future Is Code

8/6/2018
Ross is finally back (if only for an episode) and brings with him a topic he has been focusing on a lot lately. Will shares his lessons and experience with keeping code from past projects for future use. Learning to 'code' is the on the top of many career lists. We talk about where coding is going, how and why to start building a code portfolio and the benefits of holding on to everything you've created in the...

Duration:00:41:23

15: The Future Is Code

8/6/2018
Ross is finally back (if only for an episode) and brings with him a topic he has been focusing on a lot lately. Will shares his lessons and experience with keeping code from past projects for future use. Learning to 'code' is the on the top of many career lists. We talk about where coding is going, how and why to start building a code portfolio and the benefits of holding on to everything you've created in the past. Links: https://GitHub.com / https://gist.github.com https://Gitlab.com Git...

Duration:00:41:23

14: IOT Temperature Control Project

7/30/2018
Will shares his experience with building IOT devices for monitoring and controlling devices around his home as well as the parts and processes to build some of your own. The particular project discussed in this episode is a temperature control module that helps keep an incubator room using a small ceramic space heater within 1 degree Celsius. Take-away Lessons: Links: https://youtu.be/H55IOwxkdY8https://www.instructables.com/id/ESP8266-Temperature-Controlled-Relay/...

Duration:00:24:04

14: IOT Temperature Control Project

7/30/2018
Will shares his experience with building IOT devices for monitoring and controlling devices around his home as well as the parts and processes to build some of your own. The particular project discussed in this episode is a temperature control module that helps keep an incubator room using a small ceramic space heater within 1 degree celsius. Take-away Lessons: These projects are not that complicated The cost to build a simple solution is just a few dollars. In this case, less than $15...

Duration:00:24:04

13: Hack Sioux Falls Project Wraps Up

7/23/2018
This week Will discusses wrapping up the Hack Sioux Falls Project, lessons learned, project outcomes, and plans for future events. Also, this last week was the first event partnering with the Sioux Falls School District. Cyber Patriot Camp where 6 instructors/volunteers helped 21 kids learn about passwords, security policies, running a VM, securing a...

Duration:00:29:12

12: Our Summer Gaming Bootcamp Re-capd

7/23/2018
Ross is out yet again but Will has more details about exciting the Gaming Bootcamp events happening around Sioux Falls and the state. Native American Gaming Bootcamp: Gaming Bootcamps in Sioux Falls: Take-away Lessons: Links: http://www.sdgamingbootcamp.com/http://native.sdgamingbootcamp.com/ ==================================== To get show notes, more information about this week’s episode, connect with us or request future topics, please visit GoHackSomething.com Receive episode...

Duration:00:26:15

13: Hack Sioux Falls Project Wraps Up

7/23/2018
This week Will discusses wrapping up the Hack Sioux Falls Project, lessons learned, project outcomes, and plans for future events. Also, this last week was the first event partnering with the Sioux Falls School District. Cyber Patriot Camp where 6 instructors/volunteers helped 21 kids learn about passwords, security policies, running a VM, securing a VM. Links: Hack Sioux Falls: http://hacksiouxfalls.com (signup for notifications of future events) Youtube Channel:...

Duration:00:29:12

12: Our Summer Gaming Bootcamp Re-capd

7/16/2018
Ross is out yet again but Will has more details about exciting the Gaming Bootcamp events happening around Sioux Falls and the state. Native American Gaming Bootcamp: 3-day camps and free Funded by AT&T, huge thanks to them Have six planned around the state; Sioux Falls, Chamberlain, Mission, still planning a few Bobby, our instructor, brings a lot of Native culture into the program Gaming Bootcamps in Sioux Falls: Over 35 kids joined us this summer and 4 mentors or helpers Built 7 games in...

Duration:00:26:15