Erik and Kris discuss provide their "back to school" tech recommendations for the 2021 academic year. Listen for recommendations on laptops, tablets, computer accessories, essential apps, and some analog bonuses. This conversation included several digressions.
*Dell XPS 13 (16 gigs ram)
*Microsoft surface laptop 4
*Also great: Framework - https://frame.work/products/laptop/configuration/edit
*Macbook Air M1 (might update soon)
*iPad (might update soon)
*iPad Air (might update soon)
For Apple product life cycles check https://buyersguide.macrumors.com/#ios
*Logitech Ergonomic K860
*Microsoft Sculpt ergonomic (not available through Microsoft store. They now sell 'Surface' economic keyboard and mouse)
*Logitech MX Vertical https://www.logitech.com/en-ca/products/mice/mx-vertical-ergonomic-mouse.910-005447.html / MX Master / Logitech Triathlon
*Evoluent (for uber ergos out there)
*Password Manager: 1Password, LastPass, BitWarden (open source)
*Taotronics LED Desk Lamp 38
*Tumbuk2 authority Laptop bag
Notebooks (analog alert!)
Charging accessories and cables
*Check out Anker (PowerPort Series with USB A and C, cables, etc.)
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In this episode, Erik and Kris interview Meg Wilcox, an Assistant Professor at the School of Communications Studies at Mount Royal University in Calgary, Canada. Meg discusses her journalistic background, long-time interest in radio, and her advocacy for the podcasting medium in higher education.GUEST INFORMATIONMeg Wilcox, Mount Royal University*Website: megwilcox.com *Faculty profile *LinkedIn profile SHOW NOTES*Canadian Foundation for Innovation grant*Podchats, Calgary Public LibraryCONTACTWebsite: edtechexamined.comEmail: [email protected]: @EdTechExaminedTEAM INFORMATIONErik Christiansen, Co-Founder & Co-HostWebsite: erikchristiansen.netTwitter: @egchristiansenBlog: tech-bytes.netKris Hans, Co-Founder & Co-HostWebsite: krishans.caTwitter: @KrisHansMarket Grade: marketgrade.comChristopher Hoang, Audio Producer & Sound EngineerWebsite: chrishoang.ca ...
Kris and Erik provide several tips, including an update on Erik's notes project (see ep. 34), the new Raspberry Pi Zero 2 (for makers), and the new iPhones and Android phones. News coverage was ample this week, with our co-hosts talking about the new MacBook Pros and if you need one, retro computers with personal data, Udemy IPO, Facebook going 'Meta', and more.SHOW NOTES#EdTech Office Hours*Obsidian notes instead of Notion*Raspberry Pi Zero 2 WNews2021 MacBook Pros*Ars Technica review*Erik's blog postWired: Retro collectors are uncovering hoards of old dataElon's tweetReuters: Udemy files for U.S. IPOEdSurge: As Facebook Changes Name to Meta, Company Wants to Pull Education Into Its ‘Metaverse’Inside HigherEd: Faculty Confidence in Online Learning GrowsInside HigherEd: Half of All College Students Take Online CoursesMcGraw Hill talk: Higher Education Trends that Will Outlast the PandemicBonus*Otter.ai transcriptionEDTECH 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 ...
We have layoffs, iPod RIP, Google I/O conference announcements, lessons from online learning that should continue post-pandemic, and IT considerations in Education.SHOW NOTES:News articles*Tech Crunch: Professor Scott Galloway's EdTech Startup Section4 lays offs*Engadget: End of the iPod*The Verge: Google I/O 2022 biggest announcements*National Post: Four lessons from online learning that should stick after the pandemic*Forbes: Five tech areas where IT in education should take a step backResources*iFixit*Apple battery replacements*Cal Newport's Digital MinimalismCONTACT:Website: edtechexamined.comEmail: [email protected]: @EdTechExaminedTEAM INFORMATION:Erik Christiansen, Co-Founder & Co-HostWebsite: erikchristiansen.netTwitter: @egchristiansenBlog: tech-bytes.netKris Hans, Co-Founder & Co-HostWebsite: krishans.caTwitter: @KrisHans Market Grade: marketgrade.comChristopher Hoang, Audio Producer & Sound EngineerWebsite: chrishoang.ca ...