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 what the heck, why don’t I post some of them here too, on the off-chance that some friends and acquaintances (or perfect...

What happened to my iPhone’s “Cellular Data Network” settings?

Recently I gave up on Android phones and got myself an iPhone 5. And because I wanted to stop paying ridiculous prices for cellular contracts, I made sure to get an unlocked GSM phone so I could use no-contract plans. My first choice of carrier (T-Mobile) didn’t quite pan out, even though they...

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 bear to frighteningly complex if you’re configuring all the Unified Messaging features, but our...

The strangest Windows Update bug: error 0×80243004

I was just attempting to patch a Windows Server 2008 R2 VM when Windows Update failed with error 0×80243004, which wasn’t familiar. A little Googling revealed the source of the problem, and the improbable fix: Windows Update was failing because it couldn’t display the icon in the systray!...

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 it up! Click image to enlargeFrom: Streamline Refinance via...

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