High Ed Hangout Podcast HEH 21: I Just Wish It Was Bulbous at One End

HEH 21: I Just Wish It Was Bulbous at One End

The gents chat about current books they are reading and then talk about what (non-computer) hardware they use for home, media, health and more.

What books are we currently reading?

What hardware do you use?

  • Amazon Echo
    • Smartthings Home Control
    • Ken built an echo with a Raspberry Pi
  • Nest Thermostat
  • Automatic bluetooth connector for car to feed information to the phone app
    • Search for conferences and email
    • Stocks watching
    • Nest notification of movement
    • Craigslist notifications
  • Lumo Lift
    • It notifies you when you’re slouching
  • Fitbit Aria Weight Scale
    • Tracks weight over time and does BMI
  • Withings activite-pop
    • Step tracking
  • Media Devices
    • XBox One for media
    • Apple TV 4
    • Plex
    • Windows Media Center
    • Chromecast
  • Streaming Services
    • Sling works, but having to watch on a specific schedule is hard
  • What Internet Service do you have?
    • Comcast
    • Mediacom
    • SouthSlope Coop fiber to the home
    • AT&T Uverse
    • Comcast Xfinity
  • New FCC Chairman is anti-net neutrality
  • Do we use a tablet of any sort?
  • How do you take notes