Monthly Archives: January 2010

TalkTech Episode 26 Links

Podcast available here on iTunes U.

I’ll be posting the links here from TalkTech Episode 26 on January 28, 2010

Special Guest:
Joseph Ugoretz, PhD
Director of Technology and Learning
William E. Macaulay Honors College (CUNY)
35 West 67th St.
New York, NY 10023

Big Tech


Mobile Tech

Area Tech

Fun Tech

TalkTech guest for Thursday – Joseph Ugoretz

We are looking forward to our guest on Thursday, Joseph Ugoretz. He gave a great presentation at WordCamp 2009. His email signature follows:

Joseph Ugoretz, PhD
Director of Technology and Learning
William E. Macaulay Honors College (CUNY)
35 West 67th St.
New York, NY 10023

At WordCamp, he spoke articulately and passionately about the use of WordPress as an ePortfolio system at Macaulay. Check them out here

Vassar’s current ePortfolio system is more traditional product that the college leases. I was impressed by the model at Macaulay where students ccan use WordPress to document their work as part and parcel of their experiences as undergraduates. Instead of the ePortfolio being something you suddenly undertake as you enter the job market, it could be something that is built into your experience year to year. This seems like an excellent way for students to share their work.

TalkTech Show Links Jan. 21, 2010

These are links to today’s show to be broadcast from live from 91.3 WVKR. I anticipate John and Chad will mention other links and I’ll try and get them posted in here as well.

Big Tech News

Area Tech

Exploravision Competitions offers $240,000 to K-12 students

SUNY Orange offers green tech class for homeowners

Guidelines for Email


Social Tech:


Pick of the Week:


TalkTech Podcast Episode 24

Here’s a link to Episode 24 of TalkTech in iTunes U. The link works best if iTunes is already open. Sorry it took so long to get up, there were a bunch of hiccups in editing, exporting etc.

Most of the links mentioned in this show can be found in the January 14th TalkTech notes.

TalkTech Notes January 14, 2010

What follows are links that I plan to refernence in today’s show. I’ll try and add Chad’s on the fly. Wish me luck.

This is very much a work in progress but I’ll refine it when we push out the podcast.

Pojo – January 5th

NEW YORK — ESPN is looking to ride one of the next big waves in consumer electronics with a new 3-D sports channel.

The network, owned by the Walt Disney Co., says it will introduce a channel this year that will broadcast live sports events using the technology, starting with the FIFA World Cup soccer match on June 11.

More on 3D


DCCC offering courses on Green Technology

Dutchess Community College will be offering three noncredit classes about photovoltaics, geothermal energy and solar thermal energy. These courses will offer a mix of classroom learning and hands-on experience.

Dutchess Community College is part of the Clean Energy Technology Training Consortium along with four other community colleges within Hudson Valley,” said Stevens. “We work to train teachers and create stackable credit courses that could lead to more credit classes in the long run.”To register for the session, call 845-431-8900 or e-mail

Big Tech
CES Summary
3DTVs, Internet TVs, eReader features

Approaching deadline for the jackalope mac tablet.

Netflix coming to Wii (also PS3)


iPhone Dictation App

Talk Tech in Social Netorking:

Edu Tech

UMUC can’t offer online course in MD

MN students get ipods

Students power down

Blogs Challenge traditional newspapers

Mobile Tech

Googe, anybody home?

Music / Entertainment:

Loudness Wars:

Avatar big splash

Xbox – Three rings of death

Star Wars Phantom Menace Reviews