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Everything I Want The World To Know (and some stuff I want to remember)

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IFTTT – InstaStream Share Instagram Updates To Flickr

Recently I was thinking of ways to save my beachside pics of Sunrise and Sunset and it wasn’t long before I realized that IFTTT would be perfect for something like that! So I whipped out the ol’ video camera and jumped on a Google Hangout OnAir and started baking an IFTTT…

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RaspberryPi – What in the world is this thing ?

What in the world is a RaspberryPi? With a simple search we can find out the RaspberryPi is a credit card sized computer and lots of other geeky tech specs. But, what does that mean, and why should I care? First Lets Tackle The More Difficult Question: What The Heck is a…

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IFTTT Recipe: The Instant Hour Timebox DO + Google Calendar

I think we’ve all been in the situation, but now that I am time boxing and using serious ToDo Lists it happens more often. Just like that you’ve found a reason to block off the next hour of your time immediately! One of the principals of the 4HWW Book is that you should be able to work…

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IFTTT Recipe: Easily & Autmatically Track Your Time

One of the great things about being a software engineer / software developer, is that you’re accountable for your production AND there’s usually a record of what you’ve worked on or produced. Whether that’s through your git check-in’s, or through a agile workflow, whether it’s Agile or Kanban, there’s usually a…

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IFTTT Recipe: Remember This Business Card

It’s a really common business person problem to exchange business cards and then not remember the context meeting that person. Finding an awesome solution on IFTTT was an exciting discovery! For me, adding someone to my Contacts List does me even less good. It becomes an issue when I’m doing a lot…

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My Favorite Recipes: Email Me New National Laws

IFTTT Recipes -The Sunlight Foundation + Email I’m a bit of an amateur politico, so I’d like to think that I stay up to date with the major things that go on in Washington D.C., but it’s hard to keep up with all the inflammatory rhetoric. When you turn on the…

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BitCoins? WTF is a BlockChain Currency?

What The Fuck is a BlockChain, and how in the world can an idea be used as Currency? Well, since this is a simple intro, we’re gonna skip right over the details of the Block Chain. All you need to understand is that the Block Chain, is a record of…

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Evrything – IoT Platform To Connect Everything

If you’ve come to read a tutorial on how to operate in the Evrythng.com eco system, you’ve come to the wrong place. Since I started the IoT MeetUp, the name Evrything had popped up a few times, but there wasn’t any real discussion. I signed up after seeing an (obviously retargeted ad)…

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Would You Rather Use a Node, or Create Gold?

Before becoming an Evangelist, and going to work for a huge enterprise organization, before getting my start at a mid-level shop, I was a one-man start up. Ok it was really two, but you get the idea. When I’m in a work position that forces you to wear a lot…

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