Wednesday, August 19, 2015

TechTalk appearance: Ep 394 – Innovation and Technology in Education with JD Pirtle


Special guest JD Pirtle from the Catherine Cook School in Chicago talks robotics, 3-D printing, robotics, using Raspberry Pi and playing with Minecraft – introducing innovative technologies in education from Pre-K on up!  Mike tries REALLY hard not to get too wonky, and JD keeps us on topic with great insights into how technology is enhancing and improving education for all the kids at Catherine Cook – even their youngest students.

News Items

  • Android Stagefright exploit
  • Cyberflashing, sexting, and a recap of Brett Favre’s penis related propaganda
  • Windows 10 and P2P updates

Geek Trivia Answer from Jay Garmon

What two components on the original IBM home PC were actually logo’d with IBM?

Cool Sites of the Week

Follow-up on the things we discussed with our guest, JD Pirtle here:

And from the earlier segment of our show:

  • Stagefright Detector – If you’re wondering if YOU’VE got stage fright (the malware, not the condition), wonder no more! Free download, highly rated.

Podcast Only Song of the Week

London Grammar’s “Wasting My Young Years”


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