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  • The View Up Here talks Canada's Digital Future with OpenMedia.ca

    in Politics

    October 19, 2015. General election day in Canada. Perhaps the last chance to prevent the irreversible changes to the country that Harper and his machine want to execute. The number of issues caused by CPC malfeasance to this point is never ending. They have had a decade to pervert this once respected nation into insignificance. Internationally and domestically.


    Since 2008, OpenMedia.ca has been a leading voice in keeping Canadians aware, informed and able to counteract the measures taken against digital rights. The Declaration of Internet Freedom has five fundamental principles. Expression. Access. Openness. Innovation. Privacy.


    Shaped by more than 250,000 people and launched last week, "Canada's Digital Future" is a crowd-sourced election platform packed with ideas from everyday citizens. This initiative of digital rights is urging people to consider Canada's digital future when casting their vote this election. While OpenMedia won’t be endorsing any political party, it does plan to meet the main parties and report back as to which are most committed to implementing its platform. Thousands of people have already pledged to vote for the future of the Internet in the upcoming election.


    “Whether it’s telecom price-gouging, reckless spying legislation, or abusive copyright notices, failed digital policies are hurting Canadians,” said OpenMedia’s communications manager David Christopher. “Young people in particular are speaking up for a better way forward, because Canada can’t afford to keep falling behind our international counterparts. That’s why this election will be the most important Canadian Internet users have ever faced.” David joins us to tell us about how your digital rights are under attack. And what OpenMedia.ca is doing on our behalf.


    Join us. Know your enemies.


     

  • ScreenPicks Movies: Transporter Refueled, Steve Jobs Documentary, Dirty Weekend

    in Movies

    On this week's ScreenPicks Movie Show, we review three new films. First, we look at the fourth movie in the Transporter series, Transporter Refueled. Then, we review a new documentary called Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine. Finally, we'll look at the indie film with Matthew Broderick and Alice Eve called Dirty Weekend.

  • 01:01

    Book 'em Danno: Digital Publishing and eBook Readers

    in Education

    An ‘e’ in front of any word changes our expectation of that item. eBooks exemplify that point… what makes an eBook a book and what makes it ‘e’lectronic? In pK-12 most learners have expectations of how they interact with these digital assets based on their home life and their familiarity with the Internet, browsers, and dynamically generated content. Here two cultures collide… the organized structure of school and the dynamic nature and expectations of digital assets. In this show we will discuss the tug-of-war between the the market requirements and the user expectations, the changing nature of those expectations, and the evolving technical and business challenges. The discussion should elucidate some of the key issues so you know what you’re getting into when you say “eBook ’em Danno!”


    Guests at the table:



    Tzviya Siegman, Digital Book Standards & Capabilities Lead at
    Wiley
    Michael Ross, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Education at Encyclopaedia Britannica
    Gail Lewis, Director of Product Strategy at myON

  • 02:00

    Computer America - Hoopla Digital; Teensafe

    in Technology

    Computer America


    Hour one: Hoopla Digital. Jeff Jankowski, Owner and Founder of Hoopla Digital.


    Bringing you hundreds of thousands of movies, full music albums, audiobooks and more, hoopla is a revolutionary digital service made possible by your local library.  From Hollywood blockbusters to best selling artists and authors – not just the hits, but the niche and hard-to-find as well – you’ll soon discover that hoopla provides you the freedom you've been searching for to experience, explore and enjoy what you want, when you want, and where you want. Simple to access and use, without the hassle of having to return the items you’ve borrowed, all you need is your library card, a web browser, smart phone or tablet to get started. The freedom you want is here, now.


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    Hour two: TeenSafe. Rawdon Messenger, CEO.


    TeenSafe is a monitoring service that allows parents to monitor their child's iPhone or Android smartphone as well as view activity on Instagram, WhatsApp and Kik Messenger. When you sign into TeenSafe, your teen's smartphone data will be available for you to view. TeenSafe offers complete security. Only you can access your child's data.

  • 01:01

    Develop Your Digital Marketing Strategy and Generate Sales

    in Business

    Create a strategy to generate sales in your business. Digital marketing can be intimidating for many in business, we will discuss how to create a strategy and execute and eliminate the fear. I am your host Melody Tune and I am a Digital Marketing Strategist with for over 17 years experience working in corporate as a digital marketer. I ran several lead gen programs using Marketo to help nurture sales initiatives. When you are empowered with the knowhow and understand how to develop a solid strategy to nurture a lead, the sale comes naturally.


    I have worked with Fortune 100 and 500 clients and I’ve owned over 100 websites. I am here to share my knowledge and help you develop innovative digital marketing programs that drive traffic and generate sales. All you need is focus patience and a desire to sell. I am also Certified Ziglar Legacy Coach and will keep you inspired and motivated to generate more sales. Find me at DesignWrx.com and sign up and get your free copy of the Essential Blogging Tools, Join me on Facebook at Melody Tune - Ziglar Certified Trainer/Coach and get inspired to do what you've always dreamed of doing and be successful.

  • FREEDOM’S GATE: Christian civil rights call to action movement for America

    in News

    Joining Kevin Fobbs, host of Standing at Freedom’s Gate, will be Rebecca Mahan and Hallie Neill. 


    They will discuss whether the criminalization of Christianity is the new reality in America, how it may impact every place of worship in America and what Christians need to do to defend and protect their civil rights. Join the call to action for American Christian Civil Rights on the next Standing at Freedom’s Gate podcast.


    For many Christians the criminalization of Christianity was launched when the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of gay marriage in June. This decision for many Christian leaders as well as four dissenting justices represented a possible disenfranchisement of Christian civil rights and was in direct confrontation with the U.S. Constitution.


    The American Christian Civil Rights Movement (ACCRM) arose from the aftermath of the decision. ACCRM’s goal is the uniting of churches and Christians to defend and protect Christian civil rights. Hallie Neill, ACCRM’s director of media and communication, stressed that the organization is mounting an organized national effort to protect Christian faith, freedom and rights provided in the First Amendment.

  • 00:02

    Prophecy in the Digital Age

    in Other

    What is prophecy and why do we need it in today's world? Hasn't our technological society given us advantages over the ancients? What did the ancients have that we seem to have lost in today's world? How can we get it back? Join Matt Miller as he explores prophecy and why we need it today.

  • Graceland: The Case Against Welfare with Dr. Jerome Huyler

    in Politics

    Anti-poverty programs that were put in place as a safety net have instead created a cycle of generational dependency we call the welfare state. Government assistance is no longer a temporary condition, but has become a way of life.


    At the same time, big government spending has created $18 trillion dollars in national debt and there appears to be no end in sight. Entitlements and government spending are on an unsustainable course.


    The easy answer to this problem is to stop spending.


    Many will say that America needs tax reform or a balanced-budget amendment. Although these are good ideas, Dr. Jerome Huyler, explains in his book, "The Case Against Welfare," the best way to correct the problem is to defund Obamacare and dismantle the welfare state. This includes anti-poverty programs, earmarks, business bailouts, farm subsidies and many other entitlements.


    Join Graceland with Jennifer Meadows and TJ O'Hara and their guest Dr. Jerome Huyler

  • 01:06

    FREEDOM’S GATE: Sing It America’s National Anthem celebration update

    in News

    WASHINGTON, August 19, 2015 – On September 14, 2015 at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C., Sing It America will bring those that love our Star Spangled Banner together to celebrate the past year's "National Thanksgiving for the Star Spangled Banner."


    Last year, Sing It America, officially partnered with the government commission Starspangled200 and Friends of Ft McHenry to secure passage of U.S. Senate Resolution 550. Resolution 550 designated the period of September 2014 through September 2015 as the year of National Thanksgiving for the Star Spangled Banner.


    The senate resolution encouraged, “All state and local governments and the people of the people of the United States to observe this period of thanksgiving with appropriate ceremonies, activities, educational outreach and reflection.”


    All Americans from every corner of the nation are being encouraged to sign up and register right now with Sing It America to join in the historic festivities that day, according to Selena Owens, Sing It America’s Communication’s Director.


    A special request is being made to supporters to lend financial support to the historic event.


    Joining Standing at Freedom’s Gate host Kevin Fobbs to discuss an update on the event and the exciting plans in store for event attendees is Selena Owens Communications Director for Sing It America.


    Owens is also Vice Chair of the Conservative Campaign Committee PAC and author of "The Power Within a Conservative Woman: Engaging America for God Family, and Country.”

  • 02:56

    The Cost To America For Obama's Failure, Hike In Minimum Wage Costs Jobs

    in Politics

    Mark Moyar-Strategic Failure: How President Obama's Drone Warfare, Defense Cuts, And Military Amateurism Have Imperiled America.  Mark is a distinguished historian and expert on US national security, has served as a consultant to the senior leadership of US Special Operations Command, US Central Command, and the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan.


    Mark Perry-The AEI scholar and professor of economics and finance explains the Report that blames 1,000 Jobs Lost in Seattle because of the newly increased Minimum Wage.


    Jen Horn-From Hollywood, CA, Jen Horn our resident Cultural Crusader reports on the latest entertainment & cultural happenings.


    Kelly Schaefer-Nineteen-year-old Kelly had it all—a healthy and athletic body, a star basketball-player boyfriend, and a fun college life with close friends. But everything changed when a drunk driver rendered her a quadriplegic.  


    Craig Huey-Coordinator and speaker for the Election Forum and publisher of one of the largest Christian political newsletters in America, Reality Alert reports on an Evangelical Poll for the 2016 election.


    Commander Emmanuel Khoshaba-August 11th was the one year anniversary of the establishment of the Assyrian Army(Dwek Nawsha) which came about after repeated massacres, kidnappings and displacements of the Assyrian people trapped on the Nineveh Plain. 




  • ​FILLING CURRICULUM GAPS WITH NEW DIGITAL CONTENT DELIVERY SYSTEMS​

    in Education

    FILLING CURRICULUM GAPS WITH NEW DIGITAL CONTENT DELIVERY SYSTEMS


    Our guests are, all the way from Lincoln, NE, Mary Reiman, Director of Library Services for Lincoln Public Schools and Mitch Coulter,Product Manager for E-Books at Follett Learning