How to Generate More Web Content from Google Hangouts on Air

by Ann Smarty
Google Hangouts on Air have been the best thing Google Plus has given to us. The ability to set up video conferences with multiple participants, the easiness of set-up and the "live streaming" option: There's simply no alternative for this product. Google HOA is also a great way to generate some pretty sweet web content for their blog, service or site.Read the full article

Stephens Elementary School Virtual Field Trip

Five fifth grade classes from *Stephens Elementary School* in Boone County, KY took their first Virtual Field Trip, via Google+, to learn about Foodini, the 3D printer that prints delicious, healthy food. Our guest +Lynette Kucsma is based in Spain and she's co-founder of +Natural Machines, which makes the Foodini 3D Printer. The video is time-stamped so you can click on a time to go directly to a segment of the video that interests you most. [00:55] Intro to Stephens Elementary School Virtual Field Trip by Stephens' Principal, James Detwiler [1:00] Intro by CEO B.L. Ochman on Lynette Kucsma's road to becoming an entrepreneur [1:48] What's Foodini? Lynette explains what Foodini does and shows foods printed especially for Stephens Elementary School's G+ Hangout on Air. [02:14] Lynette shows us what she cooked for us with Foodini. World's biggest 3D Printed hamburger? Questions from students [4:48] What problems did you encounter and how did you resolve them. (Includes the dinosaur blob story) [6:43] What's your vision for Foodini in 5-10 years? Do you envision one in the average person's house? Could Foodini be used to end world hunger? [8:12] How do you see Foodini's technology replacing earlier technologies? [9:15] What in your life has changed most since you invented Foodini? [10:28] How many people did you test Foodini with and what was their initial reaction? [12:37] How did you become interested in science and engineering and how do the arts fit in? [14:33] Did you have experience with 3D printers before joining Natural Machines and what technology is involved in Foodini? [16:31] Are there any other people you relied on for coming up with ideas about your invention? [17:45] How did you get enough money to fund the invention process? [19:12] Was this your first invention and were you afraid to try the first Foodini food? [20:38] Mr Detwiler asked if we could show Foodini's videos from within the Hangout on Air. (that is not possible at this time but Foodini videos are on their YouTube Channel [21:36] Did you have a class in elementary school to help you on the path to becoming an entrepreneur? [22:52] What are the benefits of having Foodini make your food instead of cooking? [24:33] If I had an idea for an invention, what are the first steps I should take? [26:33] What inspired you to make Foodini? [27:40] What's your favorite dish that Foodini makes? [29:00] A 3D Printed Bakery is opening this summer in San Francisco. Foodini is way ahead in technology. [30:54] Mr. Detwiler wants a Foodini for Father's Day. [31:21] Why did you name it Foodini? [32:04] How old were you when you came up with the idea for Foodini? [33:28] Where will future careers be? How can we prepare for future careers that might not even be thought of yet? [37:01] How did making Foodini help you develop new business skills that you'll need later on? [38:10] How long did it take to create Foodini? [39:07] Is there anything Foodini can't make? [40:16] How big is a Foodini capsule? [40:52] Foodini 2.0? What can we expect from your company in the next few years? [42:06] Mr. Detwiler introduces B.L. Ochman of, who produced this event and trained the teachers at Stephens Elementary School on using Google+. She notes that the students and teachers at Stephens Elementary School and Lynette Kucsma, Natural Machines and Foodini all rock! Learn more about: Stephens Elementary School Stephens Principal Jim Detwiler - Stephens YouTube Channel - and Foodini: Website YouTube: