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ASL class video: An unforgettable moment

Looking back over my video assignments from the past 2 years of ASL classes, I recognize a lot of improvement. In my first video, it was hard enough introducing my name, and now I...

ASL class video: Deaf Humor

To celebrate the last night of my 4th semester learning American Sign Language, I’m posting yet another of my video assignments from the class. This is perhaps my favorite so far because I get...

ASL class video: Spies of the Civil War

Due to overwhelming lack of demand, I decided to post yet another of my videos from my ASL class. This one is little more than a copy of the story as told by the...

ASL class video: Reveille

So this is a bold move for me, but I’m feeling brave today. For the ASL classes I often have to record videos as assignments and post them for the professor to grade. But...

Overview of Lync Server 2010 setup

Recently I volunteered to set up Microsoft Lync Server 2010 as a simple instant messaging system to replace Novell Messenger. Now, Lync and its earlier iterations of Office Communicator Server (OCS) can be a...

The strangest Windows Update bug: error 0x80243004

I was just attempting to patch a Windows Server 2008 R2 VM when Windows Update failed with error 0x80243004, which wasn’t familiar. A little Googling revealed the source of the problem, and the improbable...

Walk This Way

After reading over the infographic below, I am SO glad that I live so close to my office that I can walk there everyday. After three years of commuting-by-foot I never want to give...

PowerCLI for easy VMware automation

I’ve had VMware’s PowerCLI installed on my admin PC for months now, but I hadn’t had a chance to use it until today. But I’m glad I did! On several previous occasions I’ve needed...

New article to kickoff the PowerShell Primer series

Today I’m starting a new series of posts which will server as an introduction to some of the joys of PowerShell scripting. Yeah, that’s right: I said “joys”… seriously! PowerShell is powerful as the...