The HEH dudes talk about what they got for the holidays, any new conference attendances and then dig in on a new site search tool for GVSU, who needs to move away from the Google Appliance.
Google Home tricks and games
What did we get for Christmas?
- Dan got a Nest Thermostat and a Chromecast
- Daniel got socks and Wine and Beer
- Scott got Bluetooth earbuds
- Ken got an Amazon Fire Stick (doesn’t offer anything more than his current Apple TV)
Conferences this year?
- Scott is doing a leadership workshop on campus (7 months) so no off campus conference this year
- Daniel wants a developer conference for teams working together.
- Dave is going to SXSWEdu
- Another good one is Digital Summit (in various cities)
- Ken is looking at ELUNA (library specific conference)
- Dan is not sure yet but looking for a good developer conference (liked Smashing Conference a couple years ago)
Google Custom search updates for GVSU
- Apache Solr
- Elastic Search