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Planning for Wi-Fi

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After 20 years in our existing home, we are getting ready to move to a new home. The new house is still being built and I had CAT6 run to the places where I ...

Taking the Acer W3 from Preview to RTM

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It was time to install Windows 8.1 on my Acer Iconia W3-810. I received the tablet at the Build conference. The W3 came with the 32-bit edition of Windows 8 ...

Blog Tagged

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Andy just tagged me.  This is the geek version of tag.  I share 5 things about myself, then I tag 5 other people.  The hard is finding 5 other people who hav...

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Apple

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Annoyances

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Coding

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PowerShell

Add a POSH ADB to your Windows Terminal

5 minute read

Windows Terminal is so close to being out of beta. It’s been my default CLI on Windows for about a year. I still don’t think in PowerShell, but I try to use ...

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WordPress

And then my blog was defaced

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A couple of weeks ago my blog was defaced through a security hole in WordPress. About 800,000 blogs were hit via something called the REST-API exploit. I saw...

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Hardware

Return to FocusUF

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A while back, I blogged about a command line hack to set the focus for a web cam. I was using a Microsoft LifeCam HD-5000 and it has the annoying habit of re...

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Xamarin

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Javascript

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Employment

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Virtualization

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Localization

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Events

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Android

Add a POSH ADB to your Windows Terminal

5 minute read

Windows Terminal is so close to being out of beta. It’s been my default CLI on Windows for about a year. I still don’t think in PowerShell, but I try to use ...

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RFID

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jQuery

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Performance

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Books

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pets

That time I taught that dog a trick

3 minute read

Image by FiveRings [CC BY 3.0], from Wikimedia Commons Many, many years ago, I used to work with Jack*. Jack is a musician and at the time ...

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Agnew

Bag man

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If you haven’t listened to Rachel Maddow’s “Bag Man” podcast, you are missing a great tale of corruption.

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Work From Home

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ADB

Add a POSH ADB to your Windows Terminal

5 minute read

Windows Terminal is so close to being out of beta. It’s been my default CLI on Windows for about a year. I still don’t think in PowerShell, but I try to use ...

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OneNote

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Authoring

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Linux

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MAUI

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Jekyll

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Blog

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Ubuntu

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SQL Server

A failed MakeValid call in SQL Server

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We hit this strange bug in SQL Server earlier in the year. A single SQL Statement would just kill the connection. It would kill it 100% in any version of SQL...

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SQL

A failed MakeValid call in SQL Server

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We hit this strange bug in SQL Server earlier in the year. A single SQL Statement would just kill the connection. It would kill it 100% in any version of SQL...

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Globalization

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