I'm thinking of starting a video mini series that educates parents (and a subset of adults that look after children) on the ins and outs of parenting their child in a world where social media is so prevalent.

What topics/realms of interest would you like to see covered if I were to do such a thing?

Is this something you'd be willing to support financially/donate to? I would be doing it with or without funding, though funding would allow me to make it a little more polished.

@brandon Only if you do it in the hammiest 90's DARE-esque way possible.

Real talk, though: It's an interesting idea, but I think people are going to need to see an 'episode' or two to get an idea of what the 'product' looks like. There are certainly a lot of tips and tricks people can learn from us IT folk in the realm of online safety, the problem is getting them to listen. Believe me, I've tried (in not so flashy fashion).


@ndegruchy Would you be able to show me an example of this "DARE-esque" way?

Hmm, alright. Since I already have a few ideas it probably wouldn't hurt to workshop them a bit among some friends

@brandon Adam Ruins Everything has an episode on STDs in which one of the characters produces such a video:


A single finished product will go a long way to ensure people know what they're getting into. VImcasts[1] were a terrific set of videos that clearly outlined features of VIM and eventually created a pay-for course with deeper dive content.

[1] vimcasts.org/

@ndegruchy I'm not sure if I'd want to actually create pay-for content but if there was enough demand for one-on-one guidance, I would consider that

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