• 00:28

    Business Transactions Transformed by the Internet & Mobile/Wireless Technologies

    in Technology

    The Internet has transformed how consumers and businesses conduct business and make purchases!


    Welcome the 1970’s and the advent of eCommerce. Since then there has been no looking back. Individuals and businesses alike engage in eCommerce transactions daily to buy and/or sell products and services via the Internet, and more recently, using the Internet from their mobile devices. From purchases on eBay and Amazon, to payments processed by PayPal or Square, eCommerce/mCommerce is a global business channel.


    Learn how to leverage eCommerce/mCommerce in your business, and take advantage of the access to your business that mobile technologies provide for your customers. Join Melissa Birnie and Lisa Kosak on Friday, March 20, 2015 as they talk with Grand Rapids based CQL, a national leader in eCommerce technology. Discussions will include: eCommerce/mCommerce; developing an eCommerce platform, accessing eCommerce/mCommerce via mobile devices, evaluating eCommerce/mCommerce vendors, digital/mobile marketing strategies, branding, and more! 

  • 00:30

    Can one mobile app change the movie-going experience?

    in Technology

    Have you had this experience?  You’re sitting in a movie theater, totally engrossed in what will happen next when, along comes that moment when you’ve obviously consumed too much liquid and you just can’t wait any longer … you make your break and dash through the theatre agonizing over what crucial scene you’ll miss. Now, agonize no longer! Enter RunPee - an app helping movie goers worldwide: 1 million downloads, over 500,000 active users, and a favorite app for celebrities like Anne Hathaway, Hugh Jackman, and Rashida Jones. Join Michigan Mobile Musings’ host Melissa Birnie as she speaks with Dan Florio, CEO of RunPee to learn more about Dan (after studying astronomy, physics, and mathematics in college he dropped out to become a professional massage therapist), the inspiration behind the RunPee app and the journey to create it. Also learn about an upcoming event in Lansing where Dan will be sharing his experiences with a live audience at Startup Grind – Lansing.  

  • 00:30

    THE MOBILE EXPLOSION; The Impact for You, Your Business & Michigan's Economy

    in Technology

    Mobile technology is exploding! It’s changing the way we live and the way we run our businesses. But mobile technology is much more than the latest ‘app’ downloaded to your cell phone or tablet; mobile is actually many technologies that are impacting every industry doing business in Michigan. The mobile / wireless industry is one of very few global industries that generate over 1 Trillion dollars in revenue annually, and in Michigan, it’s one of our fastest-growing sectors – but yet the best kept secret in the state. Mobile/wireless technologies have the ability to transform our state’s economy – if we act now!


    Interested in learning what this surge in mobile technology means to you, your business and Michigan’s economy? Please join our host, Melissa Birnie, for a discussion with Linda Daichendt, Executive Director of the Mobile Technology Association of Michigan.

  • 00:34

    Jordan Fladell - What You Should Know About Learning in the Mobile Era

    in Business

    With special guest Jordan Fladell, EVP and Co-Founder of mLevel (www.mlevel.com)


    Today we’re going to explore mobile learning. As I’ve worked on gamification strategies for organizations that plan to use mobile devices in the delivery of the content – I've learned that mobile learning is so much more than just reformatting our eLearning on a mobile device. Jordan is going to help us understand how to:  know what belongs where, understand user behaviors on mobile devices, handle our design approach, map our plan to track mobile... and more! It’s going to be great!


    About Jordan Fladell:  EVP and Co-Founder of mLevel, the world’s first casual learning platform designed for the enterpise. He brings a unique viewpoint to the learning world as for the past twenty years Jordan has been delivering and educating corporations on disruptive technologies witnessing firsthand the engagement challenge companies face today. The excitement and passion for helping companies successfully drive advancement via education is what Jordan brings to the table each and every day. Connect with Jordan on Twitter @mlevellearning and his website:  www.mlevel.com


    About Your Host:  A gamification speaker and designer, Monica Cornetti is rated as the #1 Gamification Guru in the World by UK-Based Leaderboarded. Monica writes The Gamification Report blog, and is the author of the book Totally Awesome Training Activity Guide: Put Gamification to Work for You. Monica’s niche is gamification used within the corporate environment. Connect with Monica (@monicacornetti) www.monicacornetti.com

  • Spiritual Learning Channel-Sunday Funday-4:30pm-with KC Birth Cards

    in Spirituality

    Sunday is Funday for 30 minutes at 4:30pm Mountain Time! (718)776-4874 (3:30pm Pacific, 5:30pm Central, 6:30pm- Eastern) Birth Card readings for those who would like to know their birth card and planetary ruling cards, and the possibilities and probabilities of what opportunities are available in your personal year! Call into the live show-the que only allows  about 7 callers-so call in early, catch your info again in archives! To book a paid private reading call 719-289-4907 - there is a "ganoderma coffee-infomercial" at that number, but if you leave a message with your name and good callback number clearly spoken-older phone(!), messages are returned within 24-36 hours-on Monday if it is a weekend. Our email is: slc.on.btr@gmail.com if you want to leave a message there. Email messages returned within 2-4 days. We also have a Facebook group, Spiritual Learning Connection. LInks to archived shows are posted there, as well as other bits of information on various subjects. Come check us out, join if you would like to post things to the group! New people welcome!


    KC is a Hawaiian born Reiki Master Teacher/A.R.C.H. Master Level 1, who had a near-death experience at the age of 10, which profoundly affected her understanding of life as she knew it. Growing up involved more learning experiences that led her to Reflexology, Therapeutic Touch, and a variety of other Body-Energy work. With a Bachelor's degree from the University of Wyoming that kept her in the 'real world' in her parents eyes, KC continuted studying and learning on the spiritual side of things. As events on our planet unfold, and new learnings-energies are heightened, KC works to keep up with new events that affect all life forms. Seeking, speaking and sharing the highest truth is her goal.

  • Spiritual Learning Channel-Sunday Funday-4:30pm-with KC Birth Cards

    in Spirituality

    Sunday is Funday for 30 minutes at 4:30pm Mountain Time! (718)776-4874 (3:30pm Pacific, 5:30pm Central, 6:30pm- Eastern) Birth Card readings for those who would like to know their birth card and planetary ruling cards, and the possibilities and probabilities of what opportunities are available in your personal year! Call into the live show-the que only allows  about 7 callers-so call in early, catch your info again in archives! To book a paid private reading call 719-289-4907 - there is a "ganoderma coffee-infomercial" at that number, but if you leave a message with your name and good callback number clearly spoken-older phone(!), messages are returned within 24-36 hours-on Monday if it is a weekend. Our email is: slc.on.btr@gmail.com if you want to leave a message there. Email messages returned within 2-4 days. We also have a Facebook group, Spiritual Learning Connection. LInks to archived shows are posted there, as well as other bits of information on various subjects. Come check us out, join if you would like to post things to the group! New people welcome!


    KC is a Hawaiian born Reiki Master Teacher/A.R.C.H. Master Level 1, who had a near-death experience at the age of 10, which profoundly affected her understanding of life as she knew it. Growing up involved more learning experiences that led her to Reflexology, Therapeutic Touch, and a variety of other Body-Energy work. With a Bachelor's degree from the University of Wyoming that kept her in the 'real world' in her parents eyes, KC continuted studying and learning on the spiritual side of things. As events on our planet unfold, and new learnings-energies are heightened, KC works to keep up with new events that affect all life forms. Seeking, speaking and sharing the highest truth is her goal.

  • 00:23

    Mobile Security Is A Love-Hate Relationship

    in Technology

    Caleb Barlow, dives further into the recent findings made by IBM Security --  60% of dating apps are easily hackable. Discover the "love connection" between IBM Security solutions and a more secure mobile world.  Additional perspectives provided by Diana Kelley and Michael Montecillo.  Read the full report at http://securityintelligence.com/datingapps/ 

  • 00:05

    Online Teaching and Learning Course 2015-1

    in Education

    This episode introduces the student to one of the many Web2.0 tools that are available to her/her.  We discuss a little bit about web2.0, it's history, how it evolved and how we can best utilize in our online learning village. 

  • Sociocultural Dimensions of Free-Choice Learning Intro to Winter 2015

    in Education

    This is the first show for the Winter 2015 term of the Free-Choice Learning program sequence; this term the course is SED 583-Socio-Cultural Dimensions of Free-Choice Learning.  Lynn Dierking hosts an overview of the course generally, and Module 1 concepts and tasks, specifically. Lynn will be accompanied by Lena Hosking and Michelle Mileham so it is an opportunity to hear from them (and perhaps others taking the course or participating in the certificate program) up close and personal.  They are ready to answer any questions you have and encourage you to read the syllabus and assignments to see if you have any questions or need clarification.

  • 01:01

    SED 583 - Socio-Cultural Dimensions of Free-Choice Learning Module 5

    in Education

    This is the final radio show of the term.  We do not have a guest speaker so that Lena, Michelle and I can be available to answer questions about final projects and any concepts in the course you would still like to discuss/clarify/share your experience with.  If there is time I (as well as Michelle and Lena) can also talk about some of the work we're engaged in outside of teaching though all strongly connected to socio-culturaI dimensions of learning. If there are particular projects that piqued your interest please let me/us know.

  • 00:24

    A Mobile Marketing Makeover

    in Marketing

    Mobile shopping on Amazon.com surged to about 60% during the holiday season and with the use of mobile devices by consumers searching the internet, handling business as well as making purchases on the rise each year, it has become a necessity for small businesses to have a mobile marketing strategy.  


    On this episode of The Marketing Mojo Show, get a mobile marketing makeover with Brenda Stoltz, CEO of Ariad Partners and an expert contributor to AllBusiness.com.  


    Get the conversation started and use the hash tag #mymarketingmojo to answer the question: Is your website responsive for mobile customers?

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