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Sean Killeen
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Slowly getting over my attacks of practicality.
Slowly getting over my attacks of practicality.

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Validation fail of the day: Banana Republic
After receiving a promo code, going through the process, and having to wait until the very end to apply the promotion (which was always a little frustrating), I was greeted with the following gem: Last time I checked, the alphabet counted as alphanumeric..

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Web site fail of the day: Intel RST Community Forum
The Intel RST Community Forum is a tough club to get into! First, I try to login and LastPass helpfully fills in my saved information which I've used previously.  However, it appears it no longer works: No worry, I'll reset my password: ...just kidding. No ...

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My Newest Backup System / Process [Lessons Learned]
With all my bellyaching about Backblaze lately , it only stands to reason that I should pick a better system. So, following Scott Hanselman's advice , I'm upping my backup game. Below is how I plan to take care of my ~400 GB of data so far: Taking care of t...

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"It's the (Backblaze) restores that fail."
Folks involved in systems administration may likely be familiar with the adage that "Backups always work; it's the restores that fail." [1] For years, I've put a lot of trust into Backblaze as an online backup application. I have evangelized them to many pe...

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Quick tip: Chocolatey + Powershell + Dropbox for package management and backup
So it's been a long day and night rebuilding a system from scratch (Motherboard issue + Hubris + Bad decisions). But on this go 'round, I decided to install as much of my software as Chocolatey packages as possible. Have you Installed Chocolatey? If not, an...

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Quick Tip: The "shell:" prefix in Windows 8.1 dialogs (Finding the Startup Folder in Windows 8.1 quickly and more!)
Every once in a while I'll Google for something relatively straightforward to see if there's a better way to do it. Today, that was finding the startup folder with Windows 8.1 -- and I'm glad I looked! I found an excellent Microsoft KB Article (unfortunatel...

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Touched by a Peripheral: Logitech T650 Review [A must-have]
Summary: I thought this device would be inconsequential, but it makes a world of difference. The T650 is a top-notch device so far, and between the great experience with this and my Logitech K750 Keyboard, Logitech has cemented itself as my brand of choice ...

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