2017

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HTTPS Everywhere

Using HTTPS Everywhere I recommend all websites use https. That includes your personal blog, small company marketing sites, as well as web applications and e-commerce websites. What is HTTPS? As I explained in my article for small business: “It is HTTP delivered through a secure, encrypted connection. When you visit a website protected by HTTPS, the first step is your web browser and the…

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Windows 10 – Can’t connect to this network – Troubleshooting cheat sheet

Can’t connect to this network – on Windows 10? Use this troubleshooting cheat sheet Here’s a common problem – the dreaded Can’t connect to this network message. This article is meant to be a quick and dirty cheat sheet. As such, there’s not a lot of explanatory text. Troubleshooting steps – eliminate ISP as source of issue How many devices are experiencing issues? If…

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Power BI Report Server – Resources

Power BI Report Server (PBIRS) – Notes and Resources This blog article will serve as a running notebook for information and findings related to Power BI Report Server, also known as PBIRS What is Power BI Report Server (PBIRS)? PBIRS is a recently released Microsoft server product that allows a company to host on-premises Power BI dashboards (as well as traditional SSRS reports). It’s…

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How To Rename Multiple Files Using macOS

There’s an easy way to rename multiple files using finder in macOS Since the Yosemite release of Mac OS X (now called macOS) the Finder application (Mac’s equivalent of Windows File Explorer) has a powerful feature that lets you easily rename multiple files. Historically, renaming more than one file at a time required a custom script or a 3rd party add-on program. This new…

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Top 3 Reasons to Own Your Cable Modem

Why you should own your Cable Modem (or at least consider it) Did you know you can own your cable modem as opposed to leasing an outdated model from your Internet Service Provider? It’s true, all the major home Internet Service Providers (ISPs) will gladly lease this equipment to you for years at a time, for about $10 a month. That really adds up…

Side project: Free Workout Timer

A long, long time ago I was interested in boxing and boxing training. I created a tool that was useful to me, but realized it would be useful to many people, for many things. Free Workout Timer This free workout timer was originally developed for timing boxing rounds, but after having received user feedback and several good ideas implemented, can be used for: Boxing…