7: Our Domains

What is Domain of One’s Own?

What tools do we use/recommend and why?

The Tech Bar at St. Norbert College

  • What is the Tech Bar????

  • Student Domain Success Stories

  • Podcasting

Final Thoughts

Taylor: Apple Watch

Ben: We are just Crazy because we create our own problems to solve….but it’s a good thing. Also maybe don’t buy a Sony XBR TV if you want to stream and get Dolby Vision and Atmos

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6: It's a Virtual World

Today, Taylor and I talk about all things Virtual Reality!

VR

  • Quick Overview

    • Vive/Oculus, Cardboard, Daydream/Gear VR

  • VR uses in education and at SNC

  • VR experiences in NYC, Florida, Dells

  • Future of VR and predictions?

Final Thoughts

  • Mr. Robot

  • Taylor’s Google Home Voice Verification Fix/Hack?

    • Reduce the amount of times you need verified voice!

  • Cooperative Games we need more of them!

Ghostbusters VR

Star Wars VR

VR Blocks

Co-Optimus for coop game suggestions

Questions? Thoughts?

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5: Cutting the Cord

Taylor and I have both cut the cord and we also discuss the pain points of cable on a college campus in today’s world.

We give an overview of cable on campus at SNC and our thoughts on how to fix it.

The we switch to our experience with cutting the cord and answer:

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4: Ben and Taylor go iOS

Topics:
Taylor tries an iPhone X

Good things?
Apple ecosystem benefits
Build quality
Battery life consistency?? Maybe?
speed

Bad things?
notifications
Google Inbox app
Battery life indicator
Test Flight

Is it worth it$$$$$$$$

Ben gets and iPad Pro

Good
Split Screen
Keyboard
Hardware
Battery Life pretty Good
Airplay is nice at work, Chromecast still better at home

Not So Good
Notifications are terrible
Camera’s are not amazing for coaching

Final Thoughts
Altered Carbon Netflix

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2: Let's Get Organized!

This week Ben and Taylor talk about the tools that they used to stay organized!

Topic of the Day: Getting Organized
What we use to get through information we receive and things we need to do

Tools
Google Inbox
Google Keep
Google Reminders

Taylor
Todo Manager experiment?-  Todoist

Other note types
Google Docs
Text Editor (Visual Studio Code) and Markdown
iPad app - Notability

Ben
Trello- Projects
Coda.io
SNC
Hangouts Chat

Final Thoughts:
Net Neutrality
Vergecast from Thanksgiving to learn more

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1: Choosing Technology

Topic of the Day Choosing Technology

  • Story Ben was giving a preso that was canceled on this

  • How Taylor chooses tech

    • Cross platform support

    • Ecosystem

  • How Ben chooses tech

    • Android over iOS and Pixel vs other devices

    • ChromeOS and MacOS over windows Pixel and Macbook Pro

    • Chrome over other browsers I just use the webapps not often 3rd party

    • My Dad MacOS, Chromebook and Android Tablet

    • Non tech people should stick with what their “tech person” is willing to support

  • How do we choose tech as SNC? In K-12

  • How should you choose yours?

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