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.

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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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DD0-Roads
podcast

After more procrastination than we’d care to admit, we finally kicked off the Digital Dads podcast.  Super excited that we overcame the inertia and got this one out there.  Brent is completely new to podcasting and this is the first time the guys got together and recorded their conversation. This

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blog

Sorry about the title, I just couldn’t resist.  For those of you who are not aware of the traditions of computer programming this may need a small explanation.  But first, the introduction. My name is Brent Basham and my friend Andrew Currie and I are software developers.  We are also

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