In this week’s episode we talk about Andy Baio’s latest post “No Copyright Intended” and the idea of a generation of youth who simply don’t understand copyright law and don’t follow it and what happens when that group becomes a majority of the electorate.
We’ve mentioned in passing makerbots and 3D printers but never done an episode dedicated to these devices. In this episode Tim talks a bit about what he and George Meadows, and Education Faculty member at UMW, are planning for a course around 3D printers, as well as what they are and what they can do for a course.
Tim recently began working through an open online course through Peer 2 Peer University, a website that allows anyone to take courses completely free. They have a partnership with Mozilla to run the School of Webcraft and are currently piloting the Open Badge System through that space, so it seemed like a good time to jump in and see what it was all about. Here are some brief reflections 2 weeks in.
WordPress is a simple blogging platform, but if you want to get really advanced effects and do interesting things you have to be quite the coder. Or do you? In this episode we show you one theme and one plugin that can expand infinitely the types of websites you can create using the WordPress platform.
Andy gives in and goes live with a plain green sheet as chromakey is not working. Today Andy and also Martha talk about a neat Google Hangout feature and a Florida School Board member who took the 10th grade standardized test. Find out how he did.