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Bob Martens
I'm a Christian, a husband, the father of two little boys, and a developer.
I'm a Christian, a husband, the father of two little boys, and a developer.
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I did not follow soccer at all growing up. However, with Minnesota United FC starting its second season and my oldest son showing a little bit of an interest in soccer, it has been fun to watch the game a little more closely and start following the local…
Following the Loons
Following the Loons
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You don’t have to live in public by Austin Kleon It seems ridiculous to say, but 2013, the year I wrote the book, was a simpler time. Social media seemed much more benign to me. Back then, the worst I felt social media did was waste your time. Now, the…
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This is a story in two pictures. The cable hasn’t been buried since we moved into the house, so I am going to have someone come and take care of that now that I have sufficient mangled the poor thing and then patched it up so that we have access to the…
Lawnmowers and Coax
Lawnmowers and Coax
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It was not terribly long ago that I had almost completely rid myself of carrying a laptop. I was able to keep a desktop at home, a desktop at work, and a tablet for those times I was traveling and really needed to get online for something more involved…
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Today I ordered what is needed to implement a Pi-hole instance in my home. A friend of mine showed me some graphs from his instance and I have been curious about monitoring what is happening on my home network for a while. So I have a Raspberry Pi 3 with…
Pi-hole in the future
Pi-hole in the future
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The staff in Network Services rolled out some changes over the Christmas break and we wanted to highlight some of those changes in a short video. Thanks, and have a great semester!
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This morning you might notice that Portal looks considerably different. This release is the initial redesign of Portal to better enable usage on mobile devices and while there will continue to be work done over time to better enable mobile usage for those…
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This morning the campus witness a brief outage to our Micro Focus Filr instance as I upgraded from Filr 3.2 to Filr 3.3. While you can read about some of the features rolled out with this update, be aware that there are new version of the desktop client…
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teaching from the Kindle

teaching from the Kindle by Alan Jacobs And let me tell you, friends, teaching a book from a Kindle stinks. Big time. That is the money quote. Read the comments as well because they are quite good and extend on the article quite ably and usefully. There…
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