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Implementing Intel Unite

What is Intel Unite?

Intel released Unite as a replacement for its recently discontinued WiDi technology, as a way for multiple people to wirelessly project at the same time.  The technology takes a big step from the days of just one person sharing your screen, allowing 4 people to project at once, with annotation capabilities and plugin support.  Users don’t need to be in the same room or same network, allowing people across the world to join in and collaborate.  And this is all done with free software and a compatible computer in the conference room as a hub.

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A Thank You From Our K1000 Sysadmin

Yesterday I received a nice thank you from Adam, our primary Dell/Kace K1000 sysadmin! The text says: “Mark- Thank you for all the work you put in to the KBox inventory project!  It coudl not have been so successful without your efforts, insight, and heroic positivity. You’ve been an immense help and inspiration to me. […]

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Push Notifications from BMC Footprints 11.x using Slack

As a BMC Footprints administrator, I would occasionally hear our staff asking for push notifications to their smartphones. With a dozen desktop technicians out in the field, it’s common for one to help a customer and go back to their office, only to find their neighbor was having problems as well. BMC/Numara don’t supply a […]

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Student Employee Resources

Thank you for attending my August 13 webinar – “Student Employees: From Fresh Faces to Department Experts”. I’ve collected the resources I discussed during the webinar and shared them below. If you missed the webinar, please look for the recording at SIGUCCS.org. Resources Slides from presentation Student Technician Evaluation Rubric Evaluation Norming Profile – this […]

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Dirks Honeymoon Alarm

After our good friends Keyne and Steph got married, we wanted a way for their friends and family to (unobtrusively) pass on well wishes during their honeymoon. I created the Dirks Honeymoon Alarm system, where people could record a message and select a wakeup call song, which would be curated and scheduled as a 10am […]

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Dirkcheck Wedding Stationary

With two great friends getting married, I wanted to find a way to help where possible. I designed invitations, RSVP cards, programs, place markers, and even kids menus for the wedding. Since the wedding would be on the beach in Coronado, CA, the designs revolved around travel and beach destinations. Invitations were designed like older […]

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JoCo Radio

For a potential project, I spent some time learning how to develop applications for the Roku media boxes. I wanted to learn the BrightScript language and test my skills, so I developed a Roku music player for songs by Jonathan Coulton. The app streams songs from an Amazon S3 storage, using PHP/MySQL to track song […]

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"Gangam Style" Video Parody Gets 14 Lifeguards Fired

This blog post originally appeared on dmfall2012.blogspot.com Writing as an assignment for a marketing course. It’s likely that readers have heard of the song “Gangnam Style”, a Korean song from rapper Diego PSY whose unusual music video (full of Brew awkward dancing and social satire) has earned over 133 million YouTube views since its release […]

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No Name Brew labels

Colton Zocher and Humberto Marquez, two aspiring brewers, created wholesale nfl jerseys their first batch of American Pale Ale in Summer skateboard 2011. While they focused Transit on handcrafting the beer, they knew packaging would be key cheap jerseys for getting vitnest?tteordning their brew Red in the hands of future fans. übergabe The “No Name […]

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Red Queen "Keep Calm and Carry On" Posters

What happens when someone watches Alice in Wonderland and Exit Through The Gift Shop in the same night? The Red Queen propaganda poster, tagged by a street artist that is truly Mad! The goal was simple: Map create and tag a poster that fits the Alice in Wonderland bathroom that we’re currently decorating. I was […]

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