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17: My 3D Printer

9/10/2018
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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.

Duration:00:30:08

16: Don't Pitch it, Fix it

8/13/2018
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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 about...

Duration:00:29:00

15: The Future Is Code

8/6/2018
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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.

Duration:00:41:23

14: IOT Temperature Control Project

7/30/2018
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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...

Duration:00:24:04

13: Hack Sioux Falls Project Wraps Up

7/23/2018
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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.

Duration:00:29:12

12: Our Summer Gaming Bootcamp Re-capd

7/16/2018
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Ross is out yet again but Will has more details about exciting the Gaming Bootcamp events happening around Sioux Falls and the state.

Duration:00:27:00

11: GenCyber Girls in CybHER Security Camp

7/9/2018
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Just Will this week providing an update on wrapping up the Hack Sioux Falls Event that kicked off a few months ago. He also shares a couple other great regional events that took place. One being the GenCyber camp at DSU in Madison SD: * the largest GenCyber camp in the country * sponsored by NSA & AT&T * Various guest speakers, mostly women in cyber careers including Secretary of the U.S. Air Force Heather Wilson

Duration:00:28:00

10: SFC Coding Club

6/11/2018
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A local Sioux Falls School requests some additional STEM activities and Will delivers. The SFC Coding Club was born. Will & Ross also discuss content and course distribution platforms, their nuances, and the effort that goes into building course for using as learning tools as well as generating extra income.

Duration:00:36:11

9: Teaching Junior Achievement

6/4/2018
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Will brings you another solo episode while Ross is still out on 'assignment'. He spent the last week co-teaching a Junior Achievement course called "JA Be Entrepreneurial". The course was made up of six different assignments that helped the students prepare business planes, research product/market fit, discover competitive advantage and more.

Duration:00:32:00

8: Where and how to buy electronic supplies

5/28/2018
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Will discusses where to purchase all the electronic supplies he mentions on the show as well as address some questions about cost and things to look out for. He also recaps how the local hosted event for Arduino Day 2018 went.

Duration:00:20:22

7: How NOT to apply for an internship

5/21/2018
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While Ross is out, Will digs up an old email that got him thinking about a great topic for an episode. In this episode, Will goes over the experience he had with regards to the email conversation and disbelief (for lack of a better term) of the whole situation. He also goes over some excellent pointers on how to set yourself apart and the proper way to apply and subsequently land an internship. No spoilers here. You'll have to listen to the episode to learn about the content of the email.

Duration:00:19:00

6: Girls Breaker Day

5/14/2018
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In the Sioux Falls area and have a daughter? Will has a great event planned for May 26th from 10am-3pm and we talk about all the details on today's episode as well as why and how it got started. We geek out a little bit about backup solutions at the beginning but it's still great conversation.

Duration:00:52:00

5: Arduino Day 2018 - Hack Sioux Falls Edition

5/7/2018
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Would you like to learn about the Arduino platform? Check out Arduino Day 2018 on May 12 for a worldwide celebration of Arduino. Our event will be hosted in Sioux Falls, SD and will be lead by our Hack Sioux Falls kids.

Duration:00:16:00

4: Cedar Falls has a Makerspace

4/30/2018
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Will takes a trip to Cedar Falls IA and makes an interesting discovery while Ross stays back and takes a 2 week trip down memory lane.

Duration:00:42:15

3: Expectations for 'Hack Sioux Falls'

4/23/2018
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In this episode, Will discusses his expectations and hopes for an upcoming summer event he is hosting. Hack Sioux Falls is an event for teaching kids about electronics, embedded technology, and engineering. The event is 90 days long, open to kids ages 9 through 18 and parents are welcome. Each kid is provided with all of the electronics necessary to complete the challenge.

Duration:00:45:00

2: Teaching 130 8th Grade Girls About Electronics

4/16/2018
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Will gets invited to put together some activities for a local Women in Science event. The event consisted of 130 girls from 6 local schools and resulted in some great exposure to technology for everyone involved.

Duration:00:36:18

1: When Should Kids Learn to Program

4/9/2018
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Is it really ever too early? We talk about when the best time is for kids to start programming. In this episode, we lightly touch on some resources that can be used to get started as well as what is really required for hardware. We will go much more into detail on all th resources in future episodes.

Duration:00:30:21

Seriously. We're Not Going to Edit this Podcast

4/8/2018
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Would you rather us spend our time finding fun and interesting things to tinker with, or would you rather have a flawless podcast? We thought so.

Duration:00:00:23

How Do People Find Us

4/7/2018
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You're already here so you did it. We also have other ways to contact us and follow along. You can learn them here.

Duration:00:00:52

Are We Going to Edit this Podcast

4/6/2018
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Nobody is perfect. We don't expect our podcast to be either and neither should you. We just want to share fun and interesting tech.

Duration:00:00:23