In this episode, Kris and Erik answer listener questions about computer security resources, and they discuss the Windows 11 announcement and its implications for education. News coverage includes the differences in EdTech spending between the US and China, the college recruitment startup Unibuddy, and Scott Galloway's summary of the Robinhood debacle. This week's EdTech tips include embedding discussion questions in your podcasts and how to extend your home WiFi signal.
*Click Here to Kill Everybody - Bruce Schneier
*Schneier on Security blog
*Techno Creep - Tom Keenan
*Security Now podcast
*Stacey on IoT newsletter and podcast
*Forbes: EdTech Gap Between China and the US
*Global News Wire: Unibuddy startup for college recruitment
*Scott Galloway: Robinhood and iAddiction
Discussion: Windows 11
*Learning with the New Windows 11
*Windows 11: The Operating System for Hybrid Work and Learning
Articles by Paul Thurrott
*Windows 11: First Impressions
*Windows 11: A Few More Observations
*Windows 11: Feature Focus Snap Groups
Embedded questions in podcasts
*The Wirecutter: The Best WiFi Extender
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In this episode, Kris and Erik discuss their recommendations for back to school gear including laptops, tablets, phones, monitors, ergonomic office equipment, and data backup..SHOW NOTES.Recommended computers and devices.Apple back to school deals (free AirPods).Apple Education.Tablets.iPad Air 3iPad Pro 11iPad Mini.Laptops.Lenovo X1 CarbonLenovo T490sMicrosoft Surface Laptop 3Microsoft Surface Pro 7Dell XPS 13Apple MacBook AirApple MacBook Pro 13”Apple iMac 27”HP OMEN desktops.Phones.Google Pixel 3aOnePlusPhone SE.Tech-Bytes.net: “Trickle-down technology”.Computer Accessories.*Evoluent VerticalMouse D*Logitech MX Vertical*Logitech K380 keyboard*Logitech K780 keyboard*Logitech Ergo K860 keyboard*Microsoft Sculpt keyboard and mouse.Sites for researching tech.RTings.comNYTimes The Wirecutter.Physiotherapy YouTube channels.AthleanXBob and Brad..Data backup.3-2-1 backup strategy Leo Laporte TWiT - https://twit.tv/shows/twit-bits/episodes/3019 .Local backup tools.See Episode #9 "Capture, Configure, Control".(Please note that items preceded by a * are Amazon affiliate links).TEAM INFORMATION:.Erik Christiansen, Co-Founder & Co-Host.Website: erikchristiansen.netTwitter: @egchristiansenBlog: tech-bytes.net.Kris Hans, Co-Founder & Co-Host.Website: krishans.caTwitter: @KrisHansMarket Grade: marketgrade.com.Christopher Hoang, Audio Producer & Sound Engineer.Website: chrishoang.ca ...
In this deep dive episode, Kris and Erik discuss Cal Newport's most recent book "A World Without Email." Newport argues that email and messaging apps (asynchronous communication) have led to what he calls "the hyperactive hive mind." Newport explains that email is taking up too much of our time at work and proposes several solutions to make us more efficient.SHOW NOTESKey concepts:*Email is abused and we spend too much time writing emails*We often offload our brains using email. It's easier to ask questions via email than find answers ourselves.*Email, like physical mail and instant messaging, is a form of asynchronous communication. *Our work has become more reactive than proactive. Newport says email and messaging apps have led to the "hyperactive hive mind" approach to work.*Boundaries around email can be implemented on a personal basis (i.e. Deep Work strategies), but real change has to be institutional (processes and expectations).Other books by Cal Newport:*Deep Work*Digital MinimalismTools for collaboration:*Trello*ITP Metrics EDTECH EXAMINED CONTACT:Website: edtechexamined.comEmail: [email protected]: @EdTechExaminedTEAM INFORMATIONErik Christiansen, Co-Founder & Co-HostWebsite: erikchristiansen.net Twitter: @egchristiansenBlog: tech-bytes.netKris Hans, Co-Founder & Co-HostWebsite: krishans.caTwitter: @KrisHansMarket Grade: marketgrade.comChristopher Hoang, Audio Producer & Sound EngineerWebsite: chrishoang.ca ...
In this episode, Erik discusses his secret summer project - implementing a new note-taking strategy. Erik discusses the zettelkasten (German for "slip box") note-taking method which is a bidirectional note-taking system designed to overcome writer’s block or “the blank page effect.” This system could be useful for a student or instructor who struggles getting started writing, or anyone who wants a new way to connect the notes they’ve taken. Zettelkasten is like your second brain.SHOW NOTESZettelkasten method*Wikipedia*Zettelkasten.de*The ultimate guideTools for implementation*Bidirectional note-taking apps*Zettelkasten using Notion*Zettelkasten using Obsidian EDTECH EXAMINED CONTACT:Website: edtechexamined.comEmail: [email protected]: @EdTechExaminedTEAM INFORMATIONErik Christiansen, Co-Founder & Co-HostWebsite: erikchristiansen.net Twitter: @egchristiansenBlog: tech-bytes.netKris Hans, Co-Founder & Co-HostWebsite: krishans.caTwitter: @KrisHansMarket Grade: marketgrade.comChristopher Hoang, Audio Producer & Sound EngineerWebsite: chrishoang.ca ...