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Jan
6

New and Exciting Projects–Author Edition

Over the past few months, I have been hard at work. I have underwent several life changes in that I now have a 8 month old daughter and I have retired my contracting business in order to work with a excellent company.  In addition to these changes, I was presented an opportunity to work with […]

Feb
13

Dropbox vs Sugar Sync: A Use-Case Example

Of late, I have been working diligently to stream-line my process of storing data, trying to improve my overall productivity.  Of all my needs to accomplish this task, the largest need is that of a single point of access for all my tools, files, and software.  Although there are many systems in place for this […]

Feb
9

Rooting Your Droid

Although I am sure there are about 100,000 other sites out there right now that are talking about this, I finally got around to rooting my droid.  In the past, this used to be a pretty involved process and required a ton of scary loading, step by step instructions, and potentially hazardous things to your […]

Jul
26

Mindstorming 101 – Microsoft Robotics Studio

Recently, I have had the privilege to speak at the East Tennessee .Net Users Group as well as Codestock concerning Microsoft Robotics.  I have to say that this topic has been a very exciting one for me and I am amazed at the level of interest that people of all ages have concerning this topic.  […]

Jul
20

Knoxville Give Camp 2009 – Wrap Up

This weekend concludes the Ann Arbor Give Camp ( #AAGiveCamp ) and also the Knoxville Give Camp ( #KnoxGiveCamp ), which was acting as a satellite camp for Ann Arbor.  I have to say that I am grateful for the opportunity to give a bit of my time and effort for some great causes but […]

Jul
16

Knoxville Satellite Give Camp 2009

This July 17-19, the ETNUG (East Tennessee .Net Users Group) has the honor of participating in the 2nd Annual Michigan Give Camp as a Satellite Camp.  Last year, we had a blast working w/ our colleagues in Michigan and I look for this year to be even better.  We are currently recruiting any interested parties […]

May
22

I will be speaking at Codestock 2009

CodeStock 2009 is finally drawing near!  If you are not familiar w/ CodeStock, here is what they have to say about themselves. “CodeStock is about Community. For Developers, by Developers (with love for SysAdmins and DBAs too!). Last year an idea started at CodeStock to mix Open Spaces within a traditional conference. This year we’re […]

Apr
1

Essential Development Tools

For some time, I have been planning on writing an essential tools list of things that I use every day, at work and at home.  Many of these tools were presented to me as suggestions either via Twitter, my rss feeds, or just random chance.  Although this list is not, by any means comprehensive, I […]

Mar
4

Great Efficiency Tools For Everyday Use – Evernote

For quite some time, I have been meaning to start writing a series of posts concerning the tools that I use from day to day as a programmer.  Although this concept is nothing new, as everyone and their brother has posts about this topic, I feel the urge to add my opinions to the lot.  […]

Nov
27

iPhone vs Blackberry Storm vs the Android

As an IT consultant, I have a lot of different responsibilities that I have to maintain.  Not only do I have a plethora of emails and projects to handle simultaneously, but I also have meetings to attend, deadlines to be met, and networking to be done.  Even though these tasks are quite manageable, being in […]

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