DD10-Texting
podcast

Text messages. My kids got iPods for Christmas and I’m afraid we have ushered in a whole new era of communication. It started out innocently enough. Taylor (age 7) was sitting on the couch enjoying some tunes on her new device with her headphones plugged in. After hearing my wife

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DD9-Movies
podcast

Well, it happened. New Year’s day came and went turning the page on whatever was left of last year. You’ve visited with family and had your fill of turkey and candied yams. Now, it’s 2015’s turn in the sun. And although there are lots of exciting things around the bend

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Potential Level Conceptual Meter
blog

Are you living in your biggest strengths? Do you get to spend every day energized and fulfilled as a result of using your gifts and skills with the world? If not, maybe it’s time for that to change. Let me say this. I have zero interest in turning this into

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DD8-Women-Programmers
podcast

It’s not every day that a couple of every day dads get to talk to a bona-fide beauty queen. Literally. But that’s exactly what happens in this episode. During research on the topic of girls in programming, we stumbled onto an unlikely advocate. So we reached out to Miss USA 2013

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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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