Podcast 1817: 4/28/18 Women in Tech and Big Windows Update

Show Notes

Hour 1: Digital Divas, Mr. Fixit and Windows 10 Update

 

 

Kathleen Norton Schock brought us up to date with her blossoming podcast Diva Tech Talk which is a specialized communication channel highlighting women doing wonderful things in the technology arena by creating podcasts from interviews with successful female individuals in the field and covering various technology events.  It was created to inform and inspire women of all ages to succeedin professional and life missions that are technology-driven.

 

 

 

 

Kathleen also filled us in on events for the Michigan Council of Women in Technology which included a special gathering of Detroit girls on Girls Get IT Day.  Check out their calendar for other upcoming events.

MCWT Mission Statement: Every day we work toward our mission to inspire and grow women in technology. A diverse IT workforce is a vital part of Michigan’s transformation and we strive to engage and retain female professionals here.

OUR VISION IS SIMPLE: MAKE MICHIGAN THE NO. 1 STATE FOR WOMEN IN IT.

In our network, you’ll meet executives, students, business owners, entrepreneurs and others dedicated to a thriving technology community. Through mentoring, leadership development, networking, and technology experiences for all career cycles—from youth summer camps, to college and graduate school scholarships, to professional networking events, and more—we are inspiring and nurturing technologically oriented women

What began in 2000 as a career-focused group for women in the field has since evolved into a multi-faceted philanthropic organization committed to engaging current and future technology leaders.

Podcast1817 MCWT and Diva Tech Talk

 

Ed Rudel has been our Mr. Fixit for many years with his Ed’s Excellent Advice column on our home page. Truth be told, most of our tech team here at the Internet Advisor have been Mr. Fixits in one realm or another.  It is kind of a common tinering mindset that is part of working with digital things, whether devices or code.  So Ed to some time to talk about a new kit of drill bits that match the myriad screwheads you are likely to encounter when working on a computer or other device. They are iFixit’s new toolkits.

Podcast1817 Ed Rudel Mr. Fixit

 

Justin Coffey for the save!  Justin, Practice Manager at NuSoft Solutions, has been our go-to man for explanations of changes and features coming to Microsoft and in particular to Windows 10!  That is because as of Monday, April 30 Microsoft is beginning the roll out of a big update package.  It is rather doubtful that the common, ordinary user like you and I will receive it anytime soon, Justin helped us get some idea of the size and scope of the big upgrade.

For more information about these changes, visit these websites:

Podcast1817 Justin Coffey Win 11 Update

Show Notes:

Hour 2: Open Line Spring/Summer Schedule 6-7 PM Call 800 859-0957

 Foster, Gary, Cal and ED

During the second hour we gathered all the Tech expertise of our team Cal Carson, Foster Braun, Ed Rudel and Caston Thomas and answered questions that our listeners called in with. Don’t forget that this is our spring/summer schedule 6-7 PM.
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Podcast1817 Hour 2 Listener Q&A

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Podcast 1817 MiTechNews Headlines for 4/28/18

Mike Brennan is back after a well deserved rest in West Michigan following a successful inaugural IoTTechConnect Conference.

Don’t forget that you can catch Mike and Matt Roush for their M2 TechCast every Monday from 2-3 PM EDT on the Podcastdetroit.com Network.

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