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Migrating to new hosting provider

Hi folks! I just wanted to provide a quick update, that I will be making some changes over the next couple of weeks to my site. For the past 5 years or so, I was running this site on Amazon Web Services and for the most part it has worked out really well. I started […]

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Happy Mother’s Day!

Today is a holiday where we celebrate the effort’ of mothers all over the world. We take time to appreciate their sacrifice and the impact that Mom’s have on their family. As in all things with life, we may butt heads at times, argue over silly things and get upset with one another. However, I feel […]

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Organization Charts of the Big Companies

This chart has been out for a while and it shows how these different companies (Amazon, Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Apple and Oracle) are/were organized: Amazon– Classic mafia structure, the don (Jeff Bezos) is on top, soldiers report to their captains, they report to the guy above, and he takes orders from the don. Google– Much […]

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HOW TO: Make Symbols With The Keyboard

Have you ever wondered how to create all of those special characters called symbols? Well, today you are in luck. J This chart is broken into 3 sections… Keys to press…. What it will generate…. Notes to clarify what you just typed. Without further ado, here is the list of symbols: Alt + 0153….. â„¢… […]

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How to: Unlock your iPhone 4s/5 with voiceover activated and then turn off this feature

Yesterday, I ran into an issue, where my phone was locked and I was unable to access anything. I guess when the phone was in my pocket unlocked it had turned on an accessibility called Voice over. Then all I could do was look at my lock screen (or make an emergency call like 911) […]

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R.I.P. Timothy J. Locke

This is the eulogy that I will give later today for my best friend. He was born on 7 September 1963 and passed away on 26 April 2013 at 10:40 AM. He fought kidney cancer the past year and had to endure a slow, yet painful death that I talked about in my last article. I […]

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Life is very fragile… and so precious!

As stated in my last post, I am taking a bit of a break from technical writing as I am spending (what little) time (is left) with my best friend Tim J. Locke. As most things in life, time wins and we must accept our destiny that one day we will share the same fate and […]

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Heading back down to San Diego…

I know I have been quiet for the past month, but I have been dealing with a personal issue. My best friend is slowing passing away and has “‘weeks if not days” to live. About a year ago, he found out he has kidney cancer and sadly he found even worse news… it was stage […]

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Go Irish!

Tonight at 8:30 PM EST, the number one ranked Fighting Irish of Notre Dame take on the defending champion and number two tanked Crimson Tide of Alabama. My Irish are the underdogs by 10 points, but I believe they will win tonight.   BCS Title Game Odds Favor Tide by 10.  

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Saying Farewell to Tom Phillips of EC2 Windows

This is my tribute to Tom Phillips, director of EC2 Windows, whose life in many eyes was taken before his time. He was born in Michigan on February 21, 1959 and passed away on December 3, 2011 at the age of 52. He was a very generous man and I am blessed to have known him. I […]

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