Mike breaks down Beyond the Wall, the most recent episode of Game of Thrones, with help from Robin his special guest and GoT "viewing partner." While we agree that the entertainment value of recent episodes has been high, the two explore whether we're witnessing GoT "jump the shark" as we hurtle towards the completion of the first half of season 7.
Mike and Brandon are reunited with Dan and it feels so good. We go deep on Facebook Watch and what Mark Zuckerberg has described as the "megatrend" towards video. We take a critical look as some of the initial programming ideas that have been released and we speculate on what Zuck and team have in store for us. Is Facebook Watch just the "tip of the Zuckerberg?" Tune in to find out.
Mike, Brandon, and Dan breakdown Eastwatch, the most recent episode of Game of Thrones. An episode focused on plot exposition and setting things in motion for the final two shows of the season. Jon and team plan to go north of the wall and bring back what?!?! Cersei continues to play the game of thrones while awaiting Daenerys advances.
Mike sits down with Rohit Bhargava, Best-Selling Author and founder of the Non-Obvious Company to discuss 2017 Trends and the process he uses to identify and curate trends. We dig into Fierce Femininity, Desperate Detox, and other new and emerging trends as we look ahead towards 2018 trend-spotting and beyond.
Brandon and Mike breakdown Spoils of War, the most recent episode of Game of Thrones. Thar be dragons and the action is heating up. Both Mike and Brandon share a few "hot takes" and dive into a breakdown section on the history and mythological underpinnings of all things Dragon. Drogon would be proud.
Brandon and Mike dig into the topic of workforce readiness and what it means today. As the world continues to change and evolve at increasing rates, what's the best way to understand upskilling and staying relevant. How does online learning come into play and what does this all have to do with ski instructors? Listen up to find out.
Brandon and Mike break down what we're learning through Game of Thrones Episode 3. To avoid being "spoilt" be sure to watch Episode 3 of GoT Season 7 before listening. This week we go deep on Diana Rigg aka Lady Tyrell aka Emma Peele from The Avengers series from back in the day. We also explore Tyrian's generalship, try to connect Season 7 to NBA Superteam, and much much more. And rest assured, our regular Trending in Education will continue to drop on Tuesdays.
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Mike and Brandon discuss the gig economy and its implication on learning and workforce readiness. Are you a casual earner, a free agent, a reluctant or a financially strapped? Listen in to find out. Getting giggy with it!
Join Mike and Brandon in Trending in Education's first Extra on what we're learning through Game of Thrones. To avoid being "spoilt" be sure to watch Episodes 1 and 2 of GoT Season 7 before listening. And fear not, regular Trending in Education fans who may not be into Game of Thrones, we'll be back with our regularly scheduled episode as we normally do next week!
Brandon and Mike (and a picture of Dan) talk about the latest in edutainment. Does the retro-window and nostaglia of today look back at the best edutainment had to offer? Mike sings some of the hits from School House Rock.