Brent Basham
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Brent Basham

Brent is the father of three little monkeys: Cody, Taylor, and Kenna. When he isn't busy chasing them around he also likes to write and podcast.

DD7-Rise-of-Robots
podcast

Is this the beginning of the end? Will emerging advancement in Artificial Intelligence (AI) forever alter the course of human history? Does Arnold Schwarzenegger have enough left in the tank to save humanity from an army of robots? Join us as we dig into the exciting topic of total world domination by

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Lyft_Pink_Mustache
blog

“Hello, my name is Hilary and I’ll be your driver tonight.” So began my very first experience with the popular Lyft driver-on-demand service. Standing outside the VA Medical Center in downtown Los Angeles I found myself in need of a ride back to my hotel near LAX airport. At first

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DD6-Star-Wars
podcast

Time to break out that rusty old lightsaber again. Star Wars is back. And it looks better than ever. In this episode we dive in and answer the question on everyone’s mind. Will Star Wars: The Force Awakens be super awesome or will it super suck? This is also the first time we

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DD6-Essentialism
podcast

Distractions. As technology has crept its way into our lives an interesting thing has started to happen. We are all constantly battling distractions. Email. Text messages. Facebook. Twitter. Movie trailers. Cat videos. There is no shortage of things coming at us every day. And it can often feel overwhelming to try

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bigstock-Boy-Winning-Computer-Science-C-46359373
blog

There has been a bit of debate lately over the merits of children learning computer programming. For me, the advantages are clear and I see no real downside to at least dipping all children’s toes in the binary wading pool. After all, if we are still teaching kids to write

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DD4-Virtual-Reality
podcast

Virtual reality. The promise of this technology has been many years in the making. Glorified in films and television, it has never quite gained the traction it needs to move into the mainstream. But now, thanks to rapidly evolving technology combined with decreasing costs of manufacturing, this is an idea

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DD3-Coding-School
podcast

“To prepare humanity for the next 100 years, we need more of our children to learn computer programming skills, regardless of their future profession. Along with reading and writing, the ability to program is going to define what an educated person is.” -Salman Kahn, Founder of Kahn Academy Computers are

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ON AIR
blog

I started writing this post the first time and it kept coming out like a bulleted list of blah, blah, blah.  You know, it sounded like one of the myriad tech articles out there that you may or may not be aware even exist.  And that isn’t the goal of this

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DD02-Top-10-Things
podcast

Life sure has changed in the last 20 years.  We can clearly remember a time when people read the newspaper and played board games for fun.  But now, technology has practically taken over every facet of our lives.  And our kids will never know the pleasures of long car rides

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DD1-Halloween
podcast

This episode is all about being free and fun with your kids in true dress-up fashion.  The dads open up about letting go and acting silly with their children, despite a predisposition toward shyness.  Brent enjoys the irony of dressing as a clown while Andrew reminisces about the joy of making

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