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Carl Burks
Works at PNC Financial Services
Attended UCA
Lives in Conway
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Jekyll with Virtual Box and Network Mount
It appears when you have your files for Jekyll stored on the host machine on VirtualBox the files get cached and you receive a stale copy. A simple solution is to "touch" the file. #!/bin/bash echo "Touching all the things..." find . -exec touch {} \; echo ...
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PowerShellFunctions
PowerShell Functions: Recently I made a PowerShellFunctions . In a previous post I talked about one of the functions used Display-Calendar. I have since updated it to utilize the appropriate verb show. For a list of appropriate PowerShell verbs look no furt...
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Handling distractions when sleeping (For a Friend)
If you work in the IT operations industry for any length of time you probably will be "on call" at some point. Being on call is typically a stressful time. You are constantly dreading the inevitable beep from your phone, or pager if your company is stuck in...
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Visual Studio Debugging
If you are a VB.NET developer for any length of time you probably will need to debug code. One of the tools I use is the Immediate Window. CTRL-ALT-I will open it. If you use the ? shortcut to print the value of a variable with multiple lines you probably g...
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EVE Online
I recently started playing a popular space game. EVE Online. If you've never heard of the game, I would suggest going to YouTube and look at a few videos. Here is a trailer: I had joined a corp and they wanted to get a list of all their player's assets. I c...
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Using an ultrasonic sensor with a Rasberry Pi
I was helping a friend build a robot the other day and he was having difficulty with the ultra sonic sensor. I offered to test it on my Pi which a "B" model. I followed this guide: http://www.bytecreation.com/blog/2013/10/13/raspberry-pi-ultrasonic-sensor-h...
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Synthesizers
After watching: http://www.idreamofwires.org/ I was sold on the idea of obtaining a synthesizer. I had done a little research and realized it was going to be an expensive hobby. I decided I was going to get the cheapest thing possible: http://www.thesynthes...
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How to make the most of archiving a web page to PDF
When you work in a technology industry and like to code your own pet projects there is often overlap. Sometimes when I am at work and I find an interesting to which article I would like to dedicate further research, I email myself a link.  When I don't have...
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Calendar In Powershell
I've added a new Repo on GitHub for making a calendar in PowerShell, much like the Linux command cal . I have omitted multi-language support and have opted to only implement the core functionality of displaying a calendar rather than also including the date...
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Sign Up for Eve and pretend you are in space!
EVE allows you to discover, explore and dominate an amazing science fiction universe while you fight, trade, form corporations and alliances with other players.
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Like pretending you are a starship captain? Want to try the best space game? Ever dreamed of having massive space battles? Want to form a corporation with your friends and conquer the universe? Try EVE Online. See the link below:
EVE allows you to discover, explore and dominate an amazing science fiction universe while you fight, trade, form corporations and alliances with other players.
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Minecraft: The Castle that commands and command blocks built
My middle son was playing Minecraft and wanted a command block. He didn't really know what they were or what they did but he wanted one. I did a little research and found you have to use a command to get a command block. /give YOUR_PLAYER_NAME_HERE command_...
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I'm a computer programmer who has been coding since the 80's. I spend most of my free time with my family and writing little programs. I'm an adult fan of Lego. I am super enthusiastic about robots and random gadgets. Visit me at

http://carlburks.blogspot.com/

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