Sunday, July 12, 2020

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IMPORTANT: Enable SSL on your Social Media Accounts NOW! – Twitter and Facebook

As hacking into people's accounts has become a "clear and present danger", it's important to note TWO quick and easy configuration settings that you can now enable within both Facebook and now Twitter that can make your Social Media...

PBS Kids Show “Design Squad Nation” Hopes to Bring Out the Engineer in Kids

This past weekend, my 7 and 9 year old daughters and I were introduced to an interesting new show that is on PBS Kids called "Design Squad Nation". But we didn't watch it on TV, instead, we headed over...

No Output Audio Devices Suddenly on your Apple MacBook, MacBook Pro or MacBook Air? Try these 7 Fixes

How to fix audio issues on your Apple MacBook, MacBook Pro or MacBook Air. Several items to try to correct no audio problems.

35+ Tips, Tricks & Strategies for Preparing For, Attending & Returning From a Trade Show or Expo (Part 2)

This is the Second Part of a Two Part series that hopefully will help you plan out and strategize your next trip to a trade show. In the previous post, I discussed the Pre-Show Planning. It's important to think...

35+ Tips, Tricks & Strategies for Preparing For, Attending & Returning From a Trade Show or Expo (Part 1)

I've been back from CES for a month now (and recently attended MacWorld) and have had time to cobble together a few blog posts about things that I saw at both shows as well as have a tiny bit...

10 Strategies for Finding Quality Time to Produce Content

Part of my personal and professional job is creating content. Content for blogs, presentations, papers, emails, tweets, you name it. Contrary to popular belief, content can not just be created in a few seconds. It has to be born,...

Fix It: Re-enabling Email Delivery of “Back to Sender” in Public Google Groups if Using Google Apps

Well, that definitely is a cryptic title, isn't it? Hopefully this post will help to clarify and provide a fix (that DID work for me). Let's cut to the chase! History I was subscribed to a Public Google Group (let's call...

Lice, Facial & Chest Hair, Rockets and Halloween – Cast of Dads Episode #34

So I guess that CC Chapman finally hit puberty on this episode of Cast of Dads. We are not exactly sure what happened, whether it was the Skype "bugs" at work, the fact that Halloween is just around the...

How Car Window Tinting Is Done – A Great After-Market Upgrade

Getting a new car is always fun. I personally love that new car smell that comes with your purchase. And making your car more "yours" is always important. Many people will cover their cars with bumper stickers or other...

Ok, I Bought A New Car, Now What? But First, A Little More About The Buying Process

A few weeks ago our 2001 Honda Odyssey died. The transmission on our 10 year old family shuttle that had "only" 130,000 miles conked out, for the second time. It had served us really well until the last year...

Cougars, Cars, Dirty Diapers, Fighting & Shooting Pool with a Rope – Cast of Dads Podcast #33

You gotta love unscripted recordings. And how we are all at the beck & call of technology. During our live podcast, Skype decided to act like a misbehaving child and refused to let us talk. But we worked through...

Book Tour & Giveaway: The Klutz Book of Animation – Stop Motion Video Made Easy

Have you ever wondered about how Wallis and Grommit or Mr. Bill and Gumby or Davey and Goliath or Christmas shows like Rudolf the Red-Nosed Reindeer were made? Well it's a pretty simple but incredibly painstaking process called stop...
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