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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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Subscription Apps, Default Apps, and Cloud Services

1Password has received some negative press because of their push for more users to switch from purchasing the app outright to a subscription model and the use of their own syncing service. They have responded on Twitter in this fashion to see of the…

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The First Days with MacBook

Another Mac has been added to the fold. I was given the opportunity to procure a used MacBook to add to my stable of computing devices and I decided to go ahead and do so. I have had my eyes on a super small Mac since 2010 when I was sitting in an Apple…

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Heroes preparing to make the leap by Lars Vogdt Some really great infrastructure updates for the openSUSE community. Thank you to everyone involved!d

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Ask a Repair Shop

Ask a Repair Shop by Philip Yurchuk An interesting look at the mindset around the purchasing of enterprise software. Obviously, there is no simple answer to all of the problems inherent with the purchasing and managing of large software products, but…

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I do not think I was quite aware of how much good, actionable insight the first chapter of 1 Timothy (CSB) contained. Passage after passage is succinct, but infinitely applicable to all types of ministry, personal or otherwise. The two epistles to Timothy…

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Plasma, Ceph, Git Update in Tumbleweed

Plasma, Ceph, Git Update in Tumbleweed by Douglas DeMaio Tumbleweed continues to just keep rolling with the updates and Leap 42.3 is being prepped for release as well. openSUSE, as a community, continues to really surprise me with what they are doing and…

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Day One Goes Premium

Day One Goes Premium by Day One This week we’re releasing the Day One Premium subscription service. It includes the ability to create more than ten journals and access all future premium features. While I do not use more than 10 journals, this sounds like…

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Integrating Data and Systems to Support Next-Generation Enterprise IT from EDUCAUSE A colleague of mine stated these things tend to swing back-and-forth when it comes to enterprise systems being either consolidated into monoliths and distributed into…

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Laptop Replacement by Matt Gemmell So you want to potentially not use a laptop anymore, but you also want a computer that does all the same things as a laptop, in pretty much the same way. In which case, I think the computer you’re looking for is a…

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How To Become A Learning Machine: My Tips For Reading More by David Cancel The one big takeaway for me is that I should probably look at being more purposeful both with my reading and with my note-taking. I have left a lot in those books, and forgotten a…
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