The Content Medium Omelette

Episode #7 May. 15, 2015 47m 23s Download
In this episode: Joseph Darnell and Joshua Peiffer
The guys discuss new media, big data, fitness and health tracking, and the scary future of wearables and “embeddables.”

Highlights and Show Notes

This week on the podcast, Joe and Joshua are joined by Eddie Smith. Eddie’s unconventional-yet-effective new media approach to educating professional actuaries has loads of potential for all markets and teaching styles. On top of that great discussion, the guys hammer out their concerns for big data, fitness and health tracking, wearables, and “embeddables.”

Show Notes & Links

Eddie Smith on Twitter

Eddie’s site, Practically Efficient

The Infinite Actuary

“Actuary” on Wikipedia

Eddie references “MOOCS”

Joe references the FitStar fitness app

The Sleep Cycle alarm clock app for iOS and Android

The Big Data band

What is big data?

“Will Google Enter the Insurance Business?”

Eddie’s appearance on the Mac Power Users

Comparing the Fitbit One and iPhone 6

The Fitbit One

Health tracking with iPhone and iOS 8

Fitness etc. with Apple Watch