Dan, Mike, and Brandon discuss the quantified self movement. They talk about wearable tracking technology, self-reflection, and self-tracking of data. Dan also quizzes Brandon and Mike on types of measurements.
Brandon, Dan, and Mike talk about the intersection of education and entertainment. Edutainment! Is it educational entertainment products? Is it entertaining educational products? Or does the truth fall somewhere in between? Dan quizzes Brandon and Mike on the chronological order on some, so-called "edutainment" television shows.
Brandon, Mike, & Dan discuss the digital readiness of adult learners. They base their conversation off of a recent release from the Pew Research Center on digital readiness gaps. The trio also discuss research from Deloitte on digital education technology. The game of the day mimics 25,000 Dollar Pyramid, as Dan works to get Brandon and Mike to guess thing you prepare or things you prepare for.
Dan, Mike, and Brandon talk about Brooklyn-based Fluent City and their new offerings backed by 2.5 million in investor funds. They discuss the growing debate between STEM and Liberal Arts, as well as what course they'd design if they could. Dan also quizzes Mike & Brandon on words containing "hip".