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The power of the binary sunset in Star Wars

Long ago, in a career far, far away, I was oblivious to Star Wars. Star Wars, mysteriously titled “Episode IV – A New Hope,” came out when there weren’t 10,000 movie screens, half of which were in a single theater. No, back then, there were single movie theaters with single screens. The way you knew

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Siri helps you send and receive texts while driving

We all know that texting and driving is dangerous. Because it is dangerous. But using Siri, Apple’s ubiquitous assistant, can help. Kate found out that Siri can send texts to others. And, when they reply, Siri can read the response back to you. It’s pretty easy to do, too. Ask Siri to “send a text

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3 Types of posts for this site – until I change my mind

When you start a new web site, especially a personal website, one of the critical decisions you need to make is what you’re going to write about for topics. You want to have people be interested in what you write, you want to make what you write about useful for the person reading it, and

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5 lessons learned from moving my hosting company (and moving it back)

For all of the talk from me about project management, there are times when I really step into it. This was one of those times — moving my sites from one hosting company to another. I maintain seven websites, including this one. In my case, there are three big components for my website hosting: A

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