Monday, June 8, 2015

Episode 52: Maddy Farquharson shares her tip on learning a new language

After two years studying at NYU Shanghai, Maddy recounts how she has learned to think in another language by using a favorite book as a entry point of vocabulary and cross cultural insight.
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Friday, May 1, 2015

Episode 51: Radiofaces regroups and doubles down.

The Radiofaces teen podcasting club has chosen to interview favorite teachers and other interesting adults to find out what makes them tick. Asking deep question such as: "Have you had a defining episode in your life?" "When did you come to realize that you were now an adult?" "When did you face your own mortality?"

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Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Episode 50 - Getting started with 3D printing at the library

Ellen and Jessica unpack the Cube 2 printers.
 This winter the Duxbury Free Library received two student tabletop Cube 2 3D printers from a grant sponsored by the American Library Association and 3D Systems Corporation.

In addition, we had budgeted to purchase a high-grade Ultimaker 2 printer.

All three printers are now used daily in conjunction with TinkerCad and AutoDesk Inventor programs.

TinkerCad is great for beginners and Inventor is for serious programmer who want to dig deep into the architecture of designing for the 3D printer.
Glenn works with to learn AutoDesk Inventor.

Tinkering Tuesdays we are busy with the Cube 2s and on Saturday mornings in mid-May, we will begin a series of programs to introduce adults and teens to the world of 3D printing.

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TinkerCad : a free online 3D printing design resource.

AutoDesk Inventor : the real McCoy learning tool for  CAD 3D designing.
Ultimaker 2 is the highest rated consumer grade printer on the market.
Lauren builds piece of jewelry with the Cube 2.

Friday, February 6, 2015

Episode 49: Josh Warren goes from college activism to a career in community service that emphasizes fun and connection

Find out how you can combine your favorite things to do with helping visually impaired folks on the metro Boston area:
The Massachusetts Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Team with a Vision Marathon running buddies!

DREAM program where Josh got his inspiration.

"If its not fun, why do it!"  Ben & Jerry on finding ways to help out.

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Monday, February 2, 2015

Episode 48: The Legend of Slappy Hooper

Slappy is the biggest and best sign painter in the world who can't seem to catch a break. When he finally gets a job that matches his skills amazing things happen!

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The Duxbury Radiofaces present a tale of the American West retold in a script by Aaron Shepard.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Episode 47: Leslie Mortland parlays her China experience into a fascinating job

2008 Duxbury High School graduate, Leslie Mortland, was an AFS student in China and studied Chinese at SUNY Albany. After graduating, she explored Europe on her own, bounced through various jobs until she landed on one that uses her expertise in Chinese and her innate communication skills to broaden American awareness of the depth and beauty of Chinese culture. Her advice: just because you have a job doesn't mean you stop looking for a better one. Search engine job searches work!

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