Erin Coffey Brandboom Podcast Transcript

Listen On SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/brandboom/erin-coffey-on-brandboom-season-1-show-2

[00:00:11] Amy: Welcome to the Brandboom Podcast where we discover trends and share tips and stories from the savviest retail brands. I’m super stoked today. My guest is Erin Coffey, owner of The High Rise, a 420 Media Platform and cannabis lifestyle brand. The High Rise does original 420 videos, hats, T-shirts, hoodies, socks, and so much more. You can find them on YouTube. They have a lot of popular episodes with more than 50,000 views. Erin, welcome to the podcast. How are you doing today?

[00:00:40] Erin: I’m doing well. Thanks for having me, Amy. I’m stoked to be here.

[00:00:43] Amy: I did a little bit of research on High Rise and I saw that you guys were doing so many amazing things producing media on YouTube, and you guys have, you know, a business selling hats and everything. As I was researching, I was listening to another interview that you were doing. And the inspiration you said in that interview for starting the brand is, you …

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Jaime Casap EdTech Now Show Transcript

Listen on SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/edtechnow/jaime-casap-on-edtech-now

Lee Schneider: This is EdTech NOW, a short podcast about education technology and how it’s used in the classroom. EdTech NOW is sponsored by Stackup, a Chrome browser extension that tracks reading online for teachers and students and delivers metrics to administrators. Here’s our host, Noah Geisel, Education director at Stackup. Hey, Noah.

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Noah: Hey, Lee, great to be here today and great to be joined by our guest Jaime Casap, chief education evangelist at Google. Jaime, welcome to the podcast.

Jaime Casap: Thanks for having me.

Noah: Jumping right in. The first question we have for you is about panel You recently took part in at Zøcalo and Arizona State University, with the title Can digital learning dismantle the American class system? You’ve also said that education disrupts poverty and education is powerful. and to what extent is digital education especially potent and how can you see it being used as a tool for equity to dismantle the American class system?

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Jaime: Yeah I often struggle with that word digital right in …

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Social Narrative Mastery

What is a social narrative and why do you need one?  In an earlier blog about building your social narrative, I wrote about the importance for brands and individuals to tell a story online.  Not just be online, but to unspool a narrative that represents who you are as a company or as a person.

Your customers, friends, clients, and potential employers are all seeking to know you a little better.  If they aren’t meeting you for a coffee or a drink,  they are seeking a similar connection online. They want to know how smart, capable, and funny you are via your website or social media channels.

How Many Friends Do You Have Online?

Back in the 1990s a British anthropologist named Robin Dunbar proposed that there is a limit to the number of close friends we can comfortably interact with — about 150 people. His method was scientific, citing primate studies, studies of brain size and cognitive load, but he also once said you should think of that circle of 150 people as “the number of people …

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Richard Chang EdTech NOW Season 2 Transcript

What follows is a full transcript of our conversation for the podcast. It has been lightly edited for clarity and includes some extended sections that are not part in the show as posted. To listen to the podcast, go to SoundCloud.

Lee Schneider: This is EdTech NOW, a 10 minute podcast about education technology and how it’s used in the classroom. EDTech NOW is sponsored by Stackup, a Chrome browser extension that tracks reading online for students and teachers and delivers metrics to administrators. Here’s our host, Noah Geisel, Education Director at Stackup. Hey, Noah.

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Noah Geisel: Hey, Lee, great to be with you. And our guest is Richard Chang. He is the former associate editor of THE journal. He’s an educational technology and arts and entertainment writer, as well as an adjunct instructor Glendale Community College. Richard, welcome to the podcast.

Richard Chang: Thank you very much. It’s great to …

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Richard Chang on the EdTech NOW Podcast

Our guest today is Richard Chang, former associate editor of THE Journal, education technology and arts and entertainment writer, and adjunct instructor at Glendale Community College. We talk about sourcing news on the web, fact checking, and the danger of plagiarizing sources online. Noah Geisel in the interviewer and Lee Schneider is the co-host. EdTech NOW is sponsored by Stackup, the only tool that unlocks the learning benefits of the entire web, while providing the accountability educators need to measure progress and engagement. With Stackup, you can measure and report online reading and learning for your entire district, in less than two minutes. Go to Stackup.net (stackup.net). We post all episodes on SoundCloud and ITunes. Visit us on Medium for show archives and notes.

Key Takeaways:

“I know that Common Sense Media offers some guidelines check them out on the Web site as to how to distinguish real news from fake news” Richard at 1:32 “If there are a lot of anonymous sources and there’s not a lot of real experts …

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Tim Whitaker of Mighty Writers on Cult-Tech

Mighty Writers was founded in 2009 with the mission to teach kids to think clearly and write with clarity. The organization offers free after school academies, writing workshops, teen scholar programs, mentorships and college prep classes at centers in four diverse Philadelphia neighborhoods. Tim Whitaker, executive director of Mighty Writers, joins Lee on the podcast.

Tim began his career teaching fifth and sixth grade in Philadelphia before becoming a writer and editor. He was the editor of Philadelphia Weekly (1994—2008), and previously the editor of PhillySport and Pittsburgh magazines. Whitaker was a head writer at NBC Radio and has written for The New York Times, Washington Post and Philadelphia Inquirer. He is also the author of “Crash: The Life and Times of Dick Allen.”

Listen right here on Red Cup, or on SoundCloud, iTunes, Stitcher or TuneIn.

The podcast is produced by Red Cup Agency.

Key Takeaways:

“You know I think that you know our big mantra around here is to think clearly and …

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CTRL Collective on Cult/Tech Transcript

Listen to this podcast on Soundcloud or on the Red Cup Agency website.

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Lee Schneider: It’s the Cult/Tech podcast. I’m Lee Schneider. Joining me today are David Brin and Taleia Mueller of CTRL Collective. Welcome to the podcast to you both.

David Brin and Taleia Muelle: Thank you.

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Taleia: So CTRL Collective is a co-working space. We really wanted to be able to offer entrepreneurs, startups, and established companies a place with a lot of soul, a lot of heart, to drive them and propel them forward in their field.  So  we created a space that really is community focused where we base everything ..

Lee: The space operates on its own version of the 80/20 rule. Eighty percent of your time you’re working on your own project, Twenty percent of the time you’re giving back to the community.

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Taleia: So we’ve done toy drives,  we’ve done food charity things where we get all sorts of food donated. We’ve done soup kitchens.

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David: Then we set out to figure out how to make that community a little bit …

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