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Go Hack Something - Where Education and Technology Meet

32 EpisodesProduced by William Bushee & Ross WickmanWebsite

A unique podcast focusing on technology education for kids and adults.

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21: Ordering Supplies From China Resellers

December 24th, 2018


Today Will discusses how to avoid issues when purchasing from resellers on eBay.

Lessons learned derived from a few recent transactions.


Plan ahead, can easily take 5 to 12 weeks

Always order more than one item

If …

20: Mentoring College Students

December 17th, 2018


In this episode Will provides an update on the current Hack Sioux Falls project.

Also shared is some insight and advice Will provided to a college …

19: My Twitter Bot

December 10th, 2018


Will announces another Hack Sioux Falls and the theme for it as kids are
now settled back into school.

18: Being an Online Content Provider

December 3rd, 2018


It was quite a busy summer. Will provides a brief update on what he has
been up to and how some recent events went.

Also in this episode Will explains his experiences being a content creator
and sharing training course …

17: My 3D Printer

September 10th, 2018


All the kids are now back in school so Will is back to tinkering and sharing some fun and interesting projects.

This week Will shares his experiences …

16: Don't Pitch it, Fix it

August 13th, 2018


Summer is winding down and Will reflects back on some of the great events
that took place over the last few months.

15: The Future Is Code

August 6th, 2018


Ross is finally back (if only for an episode) and brings with him a topic he has been focusing on a lot lately. Will shares his lessons and experience with keeping code from past projects for future use.

Learning to …

14: IOT Temperature Control Project

July 30th, 2018


Will shares his experience with building IOT devices for monitoring and controlling devices around his home as well as the parts and processes to …

13: Hack Sioux Falls Project Wraps Up

July 23rd, 2018


This week Will discusses wrapping up the Hack Sioux Falls Project, lessons learned, project outcomes, and plans for future events.

Also, this last …

12: Our Summer Gaming Bootcamp Re-capd

July 16th, 2018


Ross is out yet again but Will has more details about exciting the Gaming Bootcamp events happening around Sioux Falls and the state.

Native American Gaming Bootcamp:

3-day camps and free
Funded by AT&T, huge thanks to …

11: GenCyber Girls in CybHER Security Camp

July 9th, 2018


Just Will this week providing an update on wrapping up the Hack Sioux Falls Event that kicked off a few months ago.

He also shares a couple other great regional events that took place.

One being the GenCyber camp at DSU …

10: SFC Coding Club

June 11th, 2018


A local Sioux Falls School requests some additional STEM activities and Will delivers.

The SFC Coding Club was born.

9: Teaching Junior Achievement

June 4th, 2018


Will brings you another solo episode while Ross is still out on 'assignment'.

He spent the last week co-teaching a Junior Achievement course called …

8: Where and how to buy electronic supplies

May 28th, 2018


Will discusses where to purchase all the electronic supplies he mentions on the show as well as address some questions about cost and things to look out for.

He also recaps how the local hosted event for Arduino Day 2018 …

7: How NOT to apply for an internship

May 21st, 2018


While Ross is out, Will digs up an old email that got him thinking about a great topic for an episode.

In this episode Will goes over the experience …

6: Girls Breaker Day

May 14th, 2018


In the Sioux Falls area and have a daughter? Will has a great event planned for May 26th from 10am-3pm and we talk about all the details on today's episode as well as why and how it got started.

We geek out a little bit …

5: Arduino Day 2018 - Hack Sioux Falls Edition

May 7th, 2018


Would you like to learn about the Arduino platform? Check out Arduino Day 2018 on May 12 for a worldwide celebration of Arduino. Our event will be …

4: Cedar Falls has a Makerspace

April 30th, 2018


Will takes a trip to Cedar Falls IA and makes an interesting discovery while Ross stays back and takes a 2 week trip down memory lane.

3: Expectations for 'Hack Sioux Falls'

April 23rd, 2018


In this episode, Will discusses his expectations and hopes for an upcoming summer event he is hosting.

Hack Sioux Falls is an event for teaching kids …

2: Teaching 130 8th Grade Girls About Electronics

April 16th, 2018


Will gets invited to put together some activities for a local Women in Science event.

The event consisted of 130 girls from 6 local schools and …

1: When Should Kids Learn to Program

April 9th, 2018


Is it really ever too early? We talk about when the best time is for kids to start programming.

In this episode, we lightly touch on some resources that can be used to get started as well as what is really required for …

Seriously. We're Not Going to Edit this Podcast

April 8th, 2018


Would you rather us spend our time finding fun and interesting things to tinker with, or would you rather have a flawless podcast?

We thought so.

How Do People Find Us

April 7th, 2018


You're already here so you did it.

We also have other ways to contact us and follow along.

You can learn them here.

Are We Going to Edit this Podcast

April 6th, 2018


Nobody is perfect. We don't expect our podcast to be either and neither should you. We just want to share fun and interesting tech.

How Long Should This Podcast Be

April 5th, 2018


We want to be sure we get to the point and get on with the show.

What Ross Thinks We Should Talk About

April 4th, 2018


Ross briefly describes what he is interested in talking about and digging into with this podcast.

What Will Thinks We Should Talk About

April 3rd, 2018


Will briefly describes what he is interested in talking about and digging into with this podcast.

Are We Going to have Guests

April 2nd, 2018


The best way to learn is by talking to others that have more experience than you. Of course we are going to have guests.

How We Will Get People to Listen

April 1st, 2018


We want to make sure we have people listen, but how will we do that?

Should Anyone Not Listen

April 1st, 2018


We want to make sure the content we share is easily digestable. The more people who enjoy are content the better.

Who Should Listen to this Podcast

April 1st, 2018


We briefly chat about who should listen to this podcast.

Introduction to the ... show

April 1st, 2018


We know we want to do a show, but at this point, we don't even have a name. We just like technology and want others to like it the same way we do.

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