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Project: EarthLink’s Technology Building and Data Center

Project: EarthLink’s Technology Building and Data Center

I've been digitizing old articles and photos lately and came across this short piece about one of my projects by Pasadena Star News called "Pressed for Space and Time". It's about one of the many 50,000 square build-outs I would manage over my 6 year ELNK adventure,...

Persistence is all

Persistence is all

Amazon is still the #1 platform for sellers. But wow, can it be a frustrating experience sometimes! Here are a couple examples that are pretty bananas. Amazon sellers have to be ready for some screwy rabbit holes just to keep products selling on that platform. A big...

The entire development team jumped ship

The entire development team jumped ship

I've always been pretty calm under pressure. But there was one particular project I had which tested me more than most. I won't mention the company or even the type of business they are in because it might be too easy to figure out who I'm talking about. They were a...

Find open windows faster using Win 10’s virtual desktops

Find open windows faster using Win 10’s virtual desktops

Super cool Windows 10 feature here: virtual desktops. MAIN BENEFITS: Find your way back to open windows faster than ever Keep windows organized by "work", "personal', some project or whatever you like UPDATE: A Facebook friend posted this in reply to this video and...

Have Google Maps Tell You When To Leave

Did you know Google Maps will tell you when to leave if you tell it by when you want to arrive? This is handy when you need to be pretty accurate about your arrival time, like when you're picking up your boy scout from camp. 😉

Simple explanation for “table” in technology

Back in July 2019 I created a short, simple video for business clients which offered a basic explanation and demonstration of what a "table" is in the world of technology, databases, web applications and so on. In meetings, I noticed the business clients' eyes would...

Easy tool for drawing floor plans

If you're looking for a really simple, low-cost way to draw a floor plan for your home, I'm loving this one so far. This drawing my office and master bedroom took about 10 mins. https://floorplanner.com/