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Episode 85: Personalised Unbundling

2017-06-14

This week, Doug and Dai discuss the results of the UK General Election, unbundling education, personalised learning, using smartphones in front of your children, notification systems, and more!

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 47.36MB - Duration: 1:43:27 m (64 kbps 22050 Hz)




Episode 84: Chickenshit Rubbish

2017-06-09

This week, Dai and Doug discuss the UK General Election, the benefits and drawbacks of Facebook, crypto-anarchism, the Internet of Things, Linux, blockchain, Open Badges, and more!

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 57.11MB - Duration: 2:04:46 m (64 kbps 22050 Hz)




Episode 83: Controlling the Internet

2017-05-26

This week, Doug and Dai discuss Twitter’s new privacy settings, Doug’s experiments with Mastodon, Chrome’s dominance of the browser market, surveillance states, cognitive load theory, and more!

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 44.48MB - Duration: 1:37:10 m (64 kbps 22050 Hz)




Episode 82: Virtually Education

2017-05-19

This week, Dai and Doug discuss what they’ve been up to recently, online security, the link between education and poverty, grammar ‘robots’, hacking, virtual reality, and Google’s latest announcements.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 60.05MB - Duration: 2:11:10 m (64 kbps 22050 Hz)




Episode 81: Surveillance, Hacking, and Democracy

2017-05-10

This week, Doug and Dai discuss Mastodon, Dai’s new Linux machine, smart cities, Amazon’s new Echo device, privacy-invading apps, Chinese classrooms, Brexit, two-factor authentication, and more!

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 51.76MB - Duration: 1:53:04 m (64 kbps 22050 Hz)




Episode 80: Catching Up

2017-04-26

This week, Dai and Doug discuss where they’ve been over the last month, Mastodon, consulting advice, debates around traditional vs. progressive, education and social mobility, work skills for the postnormal era, and the utter uselessness of job interviews

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 43.74MB - Duration: 1:35:33 m (64 kbps 22050 Hz)




Episode 79: The Random Show (Part 2)

2017-03-22

This week, Doug and Dai discuss how and why schools treat boys as they do, email, chat systems, automating your friends, DeepMind, password rules, and a new Mozilla report on new web users in emerging markets.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 42.2MB - Duration: 1:32:11 m (64 kbps 16000 Hz)




Episode 78: The Random Show

2017-03-17

This week, Dai and Doug discuss digital employability, the magic of microcopy, workplace misogyny, ranty comments, sideways dictionaries, liberal high-achievers, and… getting lost in the woods.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 53.69MB - Duration: 1:57:17 m (64 kbps 22050 Hz)




Episode 77: Edtech, learning, and ‘real life’

2017-03-03

This week, Doug and Dai discuss innovation, digitisation, missions, manifestos, learning as ‘procrastination’, fitness devices, female digital assistants, and more!

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 50.48MB - Duration: 1:50:16 m (64 kbps 22050 Hz)




Episode 76: Educational Solutionism

2017-02-21

This week, Dai and Doug discuss ‘evidence-based’ educational policy, side-effects of intervention, worldviews, platform co-operativism, and whether parenting makes a difference.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 40.78MB - Duration: 1:29:05 m (64 kbps 22050 Hz)




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