Will Bushee

Slow Wifi? Our Wired Wednesday Expert Offers Some Solutions

Check out the three things Will Bushee suggests you try to speed things up

It’s one of the most common questions Will Bushee, one of our Wired Wednesday experts, says he gets when it comes to technology – how can anyone speed up their internet service? Make sure you have a good router, Bushee says. Just what does that mean? Check out the details in the interview below, as he sits down with KDLT…

Social Media Platforms Weigh Live Streaming In Wake of Horrific Events

Last week’s massacre in New Zealand where dozens were killed while the gunman live streamed his actions, has critics of the service once again calling for change. The gunman was able to stream the first 17 minutes of his rampage before it was taken offline. Despite all attempts to disable the feed since, it continues to be uploaded by those…

Wired Wednesday: The Many Ways You’re Being Watched

When it comes to technology, how to take back at least some control of your privacy

Chances are, you are keenly aware we are in a surveillance world today. We are being watched, not only in public via security systems for communities, individuals, and businesses, but just about everything we do online anymore leaves a footprint that can be traced. What started as better ways to advertise has majorly shifted into pretty much all industries, says…

Wired Wednesday December 19: Last-Minute Tech Gift Ideas

Two of our tech experts offer some easy, user-friendly and affordable options

If you’re struggling yet to find just the right gift for the tech lover in your life, two of our tech experts, Will Bushee and Chris Prendergast, offer up some easy finds. Some additional advice from Bushee: If you are buying tech gifts for parents, open them up and set them up on THEIR wifi before sending/delivering them. If you…

Wired Wednesday: Why Your Kids Might Explore a Career in Coding

Some startling statistics this Computer Science Education Week

One doesn’t have to look too far anymore to realize the career opportunities if you are tech savvy at all, are seemingly endless. Add to that any knowledge of coding, and it’s a win-win for local businesses needing the expertise and willing to pay for it. This Computer Science Education Week, the goal is to ensure every student in every…

Wired Wednesday: Protecting Yourself From Credit Card Theft

"There's really nothing you can do to stop it from happening," said one of our tech experts. So do this...

Will Bushee, Vice-President of the data mining company, Brite Planet, co-founder of Code Boot Camp of South Dakota, author of ‘Wired for Coding’, and one of our regular tech experts on KDLT News Today, says theft of your credit card numbers happen far more often than anyone realizes. And one of the first signs yours is in someone else’s hands?…

What the Rise of Streaming Services May Cost You

Love your shows on Netflix and Amazon Prime? Hopefully for you, that’s where they’ll stay. But there’s a good chance they won’t. Just about every platform that can right now is getting in on streaming services, meaning whatever you like to watch, may move to its own location. According to Will Bushee, author of Wired for Coding, co-founder of Code Boot…

Free Health Fair Saturday in Sioux Falls

Health Connect of SD to offer children free hair cuts, lunch, health screenings

  Keeping kids and families healthy is the focus of the Annual Health Connect Fair. Organizers say over 400 attended last year’s event. This year, they’re hoping to reach even more, knowing there is incredible need in the community for even basic health care services. Will Bushee, President of the Board for Health Connect of South Dakota, was in with…

Wired Wednesday: How to Handle a Fake Facebook Account In Your Name

You’ve been notified time and again your Facebook profile has been stolen and used to create another fake account. Often, it hasn’t and it’s just someone forwarding onto you a note they’ve been forwarded warning of the increasing scam. But when it does happen to you – what can you do? Will Bushee, vice-president of the data mining company Brite…

Why Your Kids Are Still Spending Too Much Time Online

Children tend to follow your lead, mom and dad

This week, NBC News did a special series of reports on the concern over how much time our kids are spending online.  “Are iPads bad for kids?” and “Predators Using Fortnite to lure in kids”  were just two of the stories the team did to looked at the amount of time our children are spending online and the potential short…

Wired Wednesday: What Google, Microsoft Upgrades Mean to You

"You're going to see a lot more Artificial Intellingence and Machine Learning coming into everything."

Google and Microsoft this week were among just two technology giants unveiling upgrades to their operating systems. What that means for you – broader use of machines that are able to anticipate our every move, need and desire in an effort to make our lives easier. One of our tech experts, Will Bushee, explains outlined in this week’s edition of…

Wired Wednesday: Fun Technology to Get School Year Off to Best Start

Just when you thought you were done with all back-to-school shopping, tech expert Will Bushee, author of Wired for Coding, offered a few finds that might help all of you get out the door each morning with your sanity. Categories: KDLT News Today, KDLT News Today Interviews, Local News, News, Out and About, Wired Wednesday Tags: Back to School, family,…

Keeping Yourself Safe Online

Online safety is something that affects nearly everyone. In this edition of Wired Wednesday, Will Bushee stopped by to talk with Simon Floss about the importance of staying safe by keeping your passwords safe, and a frightening encounter one of his friends experienced with online hackers. For more information on last pass, click here. For more information on haveibeenpwned, click…

Why You May Be Losing Twitter Followers

Twitter is pulling out all the stops to eliminate fake user accounts. The social media platform began suspending fake user accounts back in May and June. Since then, 400 million fake accounts are no longer showing up as “follow” accounts. The average user won’t see much of a change at all, but some of Twitter’s most popular users are seeing a…

Wired Wednesday: Use of Technology In Fireworks

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – With the fourth of July being today, many of you will be lighting off firework. Through advancements in technology purchasing your fireworks is getting easier and easier, and lighting them is becoming more safe. Will Bushee, who’s the Vice President of a data mining company ‘Bright Planet’, co-founder of Code Boot Camp of South Dakota and…

Wired Wednesday: Gaming Addiction Among Teens

World Health Organization Declares 'Gaming Addiction' A Mental Health Issue

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Earlier this year the World Health Organization declared gaming addiction a mental health condition. Will Bushee stopped by for another edition of Wired Wednesday talking gaming and online addictions among teens, well as a brand new summer cyber camp coming up ‘Cyber Patriot.’ For more information on the free camp, click here.   Categories: Health, KDLT…