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Tech: Supplementing Learning with Virtual Tutors

Text By C. Scott Wyatt K eeping our younger students on track during these unusual times worries parents and teachers. Early studies suggest that the coronavirus pandemic affected students unevenly, an entirely predictable finding.  Reading at home...

Tech: Our Quest for a Great Tablet for School

Text By C. Scott Wyatt B ack-to-school shopping included a quest for new tablets for our daughters. The aging iPads that my wife and I passed on to the girls barely hold a charge. They are...

Tech: It’s All in Good Fun … Until You’re Hacked

Text By C. Scott Wyatt B et you can’t recall your first car! Remember where you and your partner had your first kiss? How cool was your school mascot? Which movie have you watched at least...

Tech: iPads in the Kitchen

Text By C. Scott Wyatt C ooking with my children brings us closer together. People chat in kitchens while preparing meals and desserts. Kitchens also serve as classrooms. My daughters and I discuss the science of...

Tech: Avoid Being a Parental Control Freak

Text By C. Scott Wyatt   T rusting our daughters matters to my wife and me. Susan and I want the girls to feel confident and secure that we will believe what they tell us.  Before we had...

Tech: Deepfakes are Fooling Experts

Text by C. Scott Wyatt   D eepfakes, euphemistically called “synthetic media” by researchers, use artificial intelligence techniques to manipulate audio, video and still images so effectively that only another AI application can detect the deception. As reported...

Tech: Exploring Podcasts: Something for Every Listener

Text by C. Scott Wyatt   Podcasts replaced local radio for me several years ago. With driving three hours daily, local radio started to seem like commercials interrupted by music, news or silly trivia. According to data...

Tech: Email Management Tips

Text by C. Scott Wyatt You likely have four or more email addresses. It’s common to have more than a dozen email addresses, especially if you carefully segregate work, school and personal email accounts. I manage...

Tech: Online and On-Demand – Business Changes Accelerated in 2020

Text by C. Scott Wyatt "Ineed my restaurants online. Yesterday,” the concerned co-owner of several small restaurants explained. “Our customers want to order from their phones.” Web designers and programmers have always heard that projects are...

Tech: Connect With Family for the Holidays • December 2020

Text by C. Scott Wyatt Seeing their cousins on FaceTime brings our daughters joy, especially this holiday season. The girls also love talking to their grandparents. Family gives our daughters a sense of security. Every child...