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I turned it off and on again

After juggling content, navigation, and appearance across multiple sites, I decided to just start over on many of my domains. Yes, I have more domains than I need. I am not counting the domains I maintain at AVNation.tv. In the process I have also started from scratch to...
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Encrypting EMail for Everyone

My involvement with the EFF and AVNation have also included comments about privacy: AVNation Privacy & EFF Mail Links. Something I realized while thinking about this subject is that if one sends very few encrypted e-mails, the ones that are encrypted will stand out in the mail being...
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Developing Diversity

Bradford outlines actions to increase diversity and inclusion. He explains AVNation's goals and efforts as well as providing suggestions for how everyone can help.
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New Year, New Processes

As many of you know, I was laid off from Harman Professional on December 21, 2017. This column is about what I have been doing since then. If you are looking for a post talking bad about Harman or spouting all sorts of venom, keep looking. This article is not the article you are looking for. This article is about what I have been doing within AVNation.
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Which file is it?

Originally posted on AVNation.tv on August 3, 2017. Revision control is a very important thing. All to often we forget about keeping track of our electronic files and which one is the most current. If not the most recent one, the one that should be running in the...
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What is the actual cost?

This piece was originally posted on AVnation.tv in July of 2017. A frequent topic for me is reacting to challenges. The reason for discussing these topics is that from my experience, things going wrong is what impacts projects and people the most. These issues cause extra costs and...
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Who owns the code?

Originally posted at AVNation.tv on June 8, 2017 Note: This column in no way, shape, or form, provides legal advice or counsel; neither implied or otherwise. It is highly encouraged and recommended that you consult an attorney or legal authority for advice. The topic of who owns the...
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FCC Declares DDoS, I declare Shenanigans

On Sunday, May 7, 2017 John Oliver told his audience about Net Neutrality. During his 20 minute segment he indicated that gofccyourself.com will redirect people to the FCC page to leave comments. You can viewthe video clip, approximately 20 minutes long and definitely R rated and NSFW, at...
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Net Neutrality 2017

A version of this post was orignally published on AVNation.tv Once again, the Federal Communications Commission is changing the way that Internet traffic will be handled within the United States. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. on April 26, 2017, gave a speech entitled,...
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