Friday, August 31, 2018

Reality Check: Practical Tools for Finding the Truth



Our Own Set of Facts? 


Those of us who live in democracies are facing a couple of crucial questions: Are we going to keep allowing ourselves to be "played" against each other by sophisticated hacker-propagandists who distort our reality with cherry-picked half-truths and outright lies? Or will we take responsibility for finding verifiable truths so we can make good decisions as well-informed voters?

Monday, July 30, 2018

5 Free Resources to Help You Build New Skills, Master New Technologies & Update Your Education

Alison, Academic Earth, GFC LearnFree, Udacity & Coursera
help you build or re-build your career skills for free.

Whether you simply want to update your resume with some practical new job skills, immerse yourself in an exciting technical innovation (flying cars?... machine learning? ... virtual reality?) or tackle some cosmic academic subject (ancient Greek history?... astrophysics?... Shakespeare?) these five online resources will help you. In the summaries below, you'll find direct links to the sites' free course listings, as well as general background information about what is unique about each site.

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Video Tour of Podcast Addict: Capture or Stream Podcasts, Live Radio, Music & News

Capture & stream podcasts, audio books, news feeds &
live radio...  Listen online or offline!

"Podcast Addict is the #1 Podcast App on Android with 8+M downloads, 400K reviews, 1 Billion episodes downloaded and an average rating of 4.6/5."  -- Google Play Store

Here's a quick walk-thru of some of my favorite features of this amazing app. It has tons of powerful features that help you customize your experiences with podcasts, live radio streams, etc. Get news, music, entertainment, audio magazines and much more downloaded for offline use or live listening. I use it every day to curate my own news and stay informed!  (P.S. -- Be sure to scroll down to see a couple of related bonus videos.)

Watch my Video Tour of Podcast Addict here...