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Episode 172 - Did Someone Say Pirated Movies?
September 29, 2019 07:26 AM PDT
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1) PSA: Google Drive and Pirated Movies by Patrick Cauley
a) https://itbabble.com/2019/09/23/psa-google-drive-and-pirated-movies/
b) Digital Millennium Copyright Act - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Digital_Millennium_Copyright_Act

2) Computer Science Empathy by Tony DePrato
a) https://itbabble.com/2019/09/18/computer-science-empathy/
b) Great advice for getting started

3) Microsoft: We want you to learn Python by Liam Tung of ZDnet
a) https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-we-want-you-to-learn-python-programming-language-for-free/
44 short beginner Python videos
b) https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLlrxD0HtieHhS8VzuMCfQD4uJ9yne1mE6

4) Slashdot.com Hidden Video Games

a) https://games.slashdot.org/story/19/09/24/0143229/researchers-find-mystery-hidden-in-early-80s-atari-game

5) Stop having a love affair with your suppliers
a) Remember they are in it to make money
b) Keep it healthy

Episode 171 - Roller Madness
September 16, 2019 05:07 PM PDT
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1) Patrick’s new mouse - Logitech MX Ergo

2) What's a Student Information System (SIS)? And why you should care
a) One Roster - http://www.imsglobal.org/activity/onerosterlis

3) People still teaching flash and a mention about CAD - Tinker Cad , SketchUp Pro
a) Adobe Animate - https://www.adobe.com/products/animate.html
b) Tinkercad - https://www.tinkercad.com/
c) SketchUp Pro - https://www.sketchup.com/products/sketchup-pro
d) Autodesk - https://www.autodesk.com/

4) Kahoot! Challenges do not work with Chromebooks without the Google Play Store
a) I reviewed Kahoot! In April of 2014 - I still don’t like it
b) https://itbabble.com/2014/04/30/kahoot-yeah-you-should-not-use-this/
c) Alternatives - Quizizz, Socrative, Quizlet

September 03, 2019 05:43 PM PDT
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1) Airlines banning certain MacBook Pros
a) https://www.macrumors.com/2019/08/29/macbook-pro-some-airline-restrictions/

2) Google getting serious about Enterprise
a) https://www.theverge.com/2019/8/26/20832925/google-chromebook-enterprise-dell-laptops-microsoft-windows-challenge-businesses
b)Chrome OS not going anywhere!

3) Amazon Web Services

4) Office 365 Video Streaming

Episode 169 - It's not cheating?
August 26, 2019 05:42 PM PDT
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1) Andrew Luck retiring
2) Advisories/Homeroom advice
a) Advisory/Homeroom challenge/mystery
b) Keep it light and fun and don’t force participation
3) Presenting a slideshow? Keep it brief by Patrick Cauley
a) https://itbabble.com/2019/08/12/presenting-a-slideshow-keep-it-brief/
b) Presentation advice
c) iMovie
e) Keynote, PowerPoint (SkyDrive), Google Slides
f) Stay away from animation/transitions
4) When TurnItIn Fails by Tony DePrato
a) https://itbabble.com/2019/08/22/when-turnitin-fails/
b) Paying for intellectual property
c) Cheating with project based learning (PBL)
d) Pre Assessment is important

Episode 168 - Welcome Back
August 19, 2019 05:53 PM PDT
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1) Back to School!
2) Goals for the year
3) A Positive Start Matters by Tony Departo
a) https://itbabble.com/2019/08/05/a-positive-start-matters/

a) PSA Flash is dying by Patrick Cauley
b) Microsoft Office will die in 2025

5) Brother T-Shirt Printer - The GTX
a) http://dtgprinters.brother.com/GTX_PPC?utm_source=google&utm_medium=cpc&utm_term=t%20shirt%20printer&utm_campaign=&utm_content=&gclid=CjwKCAjwqNnqBRATEiwAkHm2BJ7odQR68hdrgsyAe1mJed7YI156m8GDv-Luf0Ttz1pmhhmkuQ6exxoCW8AQAvD_BwE

Episode 167 - Scheduling Advice
July 15, 2019 12:14 PM PDT
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1) Scheduling Online
a) Tony’s thoughts - Be organized and plan it out
b) Print them all out
-Normal pile
-OK pile
-No way pile
c) Talk to stake holders

2) Sim Card Swap Nightmare
a) https://www.zdnet.com/article/how-i-survived-a-sim-swap-attack-and-how-my-carrier-failed-me/

3) Ambient Privacy
a) https://idlewords.com/2019/06/the_new_wilderness.htm

4) Depressed Online
a) https://mashable.com/article/anxiety-depression-social-media-sad-online/
b) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buddha_Box

Episode 165 - Projector Search
May 13, 2019 12:45 PM PDT
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1) Apple kills a number of parenting apps
a) NY Times article by Jack Nicaus- https://www.nytimes.com/2019/04/27/technology/apple-screen-time-trackers.html?utm_source=Mobicip+Newsletter&utm_campaign=40412b0160-newsletter_may_2019_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_d79046fb92-40412b0160-381664949&mc_cid=40412b0160&mc_eid=7241c605ec
b) Apple’s response - https://www.macrumors.com/2019/05/01/devs-urge-apple-to-release-screen-time-apis/
What this means for parents?

2) Projector Search
a) Laser vs Bulbed - LASER is the way to go
b) Cost of bulbs
c) Short throw vs Standard

3) Python Creator Quits:
a) https://developers.slashdot.org/story/19/05/05/0532257/python-creator-guido-van-rossum-blames-his-resignation-partly-on-social-media

Episode 164 - Angry High Schooler
April 15, 2019 04:44 PM PDT
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1) Spring break stories
a) iPad apocalypse

2) Windows Lite
a) https://www.windowscentral.com/microsofts-windows-lite-project-gets-new-codename by Zac Bowden - Windows Central
b) Its own Chromebook like device
c) Very early reports - unsure if this will ever happen
d) Thoughts?

3)Steam/Stem Core Skills by Tony DePrato
a) https://itbabble.com/2019/03/19/steam-stem-core-skills/
b) Appropriate skills for grade levels

4) Self Checkout with a Chromebook! By Patrick Cauley
a) https://itbabble.com/2019/03/25/self-checkout-with-a-chromebook/
b) Reasons to do this?
c) Cost?
d) Implementation?

5) Make your own flashcards with Google Sheets by Patrick Cauley
a) https://itbabble.com/2019/04/12/make-your-own-flashcards-in-google-sheets/
b) Flippity - https://flippity.net/
c) Versatile for many different tasks

6) Tony and Patrick discuss movies/Game of Thrones

Episode 163 - Momo is Stupid
March 11, 2019 04:31 PM PDT
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1) Tony’s travel tips
a) Carry ons - you know the size!
b) Fast Food on domestic flights - terrible smell
c) Headphones all the time - Bumbling bumblers

2) Linking Google Slides by Patrick Cauley
a) https://itbabble.com/2019/02/22/linking-google-slides/
b) Works with charts and graphs from Sheets
c) https://support.google.com/docs/answer/7009814?co=GENIE.Platform%3DDesktop&hl=en

3) HoloLens 2
a) For industry more than education or consumer
b) https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/hololens/hardware

4) Momo challenge
a) Streisand effect - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Streisand_effect
b) Why do schools feel they need to take action on these known hoaxes?
c) Slenderman - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Slender_Man
d) 2016 Clown sightings - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2016_clown_sightings
e) Do a little research before acting
Watch out for real scams such as phishing emails and fake calls

Episode 162 - CAPTCHAS Suck!
February 11, 2019 04:39 PM PST
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1) Tony’s holiday

2) Finally - displays are moving in the right direction by Patrick
a) https://itbabble.com/2019/01/29/finally-displays-are-moving-in-the-right-direction/
b) Not overthinking it

3) CAPTCHAS suck
b) Filling in an online form for an event at school
c) CAPTCHAS - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CAPTCHA

4) Report Cards - Hell on Earth? Or Really Helpful Documents?
a) Long format unnecessary?
b) Standards vs Grades

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