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21 Observations of Solar Eclipse 2017

Sometimes time and fate put you together with an event that you never imagined.   That is my story for the 2017 Great American Eclipse.  My employer Casper College happened to be centerline on the path of totality for the Solar Eclipse 2017.  My expectations were tempered partly because of the …

RMUG 2017

RMUG 2017 Presentation Materials

I am honored to be entrusted with not just one, but two presentations at the RMUG 2017 conference.  I wish my colleague, Chad Marley, CIO at Laramie County Community College were able to join us, but we will try and do him proud.  Thanks to him for the work throughout …

Me and Magic Johnson

The Magic of a Yellow T-Shirt

I have told this story a hundred times, but am finally getting it posted more than a year later.  I must admit my Mario Andretti experience from a previous post runs neck and neck with this one at the top of my ‘brush with fame’ list, but both events were …

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My Battles with the Bandwidth Beast

In 2017 we talk about campus bandwidth needs using terms such as IoT (internet of Things)  and BYOD.  When we began our efforts to expand campus bandwidth those terms weren’t widely used. Since that time Casper College has spent approximately $1.7 million on overall network upgrades the past 5 years). …

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Preparing to Tweet as a Conference Presenter

The will to succeed is important, but what’s more important is the will to prepare. Preparing for social media usage at a conference from the vantage point of a presenter is a little different than as an attendee.  Preparation is key if you want to enable your audience to do …