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101 Lessons I Learned by the Time I Turned 28

I turned 28 last month and spent a bit of time reflecting on things I learned over the course of my life. I was amazed to find out that most of the things I know to be true are things that (i) my parents taught me; (ii) I learned...

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Configure Joomla 3.X Mail with SMTP and GSuite (Google Apps)

This post includes a step-by-step guide on how to properly configure Mail Settings in Joomla 3.X global configuration using SMTP settings and GSuite as your email provider. The visual guide includes lots of useful pictures and...

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How to Authenticate a Domain Name on MailChimp Using CloudFlare (CNAME Bypass Solution)

This visual guide shows you (step-by-step) how to authenticate a domain name on MailChimp while using CloudFlare as your DNS manager (free plan). The solution includes a workaround for the CNAME flattening problem.

If you are trying...

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Kevo Smart Lock - Product Review

If you are into home connectivity, I have the perfect product review for you. For the last eight months I have been using the Kevo Smart Lock and its iOS mobile application. Before I go further, I want to clarify that I make no money...

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What I learned Eavesdropping on People in San Francisco

In early March I went to San Francisco to visit a friend that I work with. I was really excited about getting back up to the bay area, despite only taking a short two day trip. As usual, I decided to stay in the city and Uber my way...

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Texas, Uber and Cracked Windshields

Being a bit behind on my travel blog posts, I thought it was an opportune time to write about my last trip to Texas (early April) and how it relates to Uber’s recent legal loss in Austin. In short, Uber recently lost a major vote...

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Apple vs. The FBI - Some Serious Considerations

Whether you believe it or not, we are living in a really unique time period in the history of the world. For thousands of years, nation-states and organizations with military might have governed the course of human affairs without...

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Strolling Through Tacoma, WA

At the end of December I took my second trip to the Seattle, Washington area for some business and spent most of my time in Tacoma. It’s an interesting location because of its proximity to Seattle and some of the large technology...

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Why Your New Year's Resolution is Doomed

The first week of January is an interesting time to be a people watcher. If you haven’t had a chance to, drive around your neighborhood early in the morning and I guarantee you will see an odd number of people jogging and...

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The Myth of Luck

Living in Las Vegas, I have had the pleasure of seeing planes full of young men and women eagerly waiting to embrace the gambling-centric city of chance. I last overheard a group of young men excitedly planning their latest roulette...

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