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Did I Let Myself Down?

I woke up today, in a sense, hating myself. I’m going to disclose something only a handful people knew about 8 months ago when I wrote the post below. Today was to be my last day. My last day working in technology. My last day on any and every social …

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Shine Bathroom Assistant Review (They’re Dead)

Updated 2/18/22: Today I got a notification that the company has filed a “General Assignment for the Benefit of Creditors“, which according to Cornell Law School is basically an alternative to bankruptcy. So guess that means nothing is going to matter about this company after all. The Shine Bathroom Assistant …

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How To Properly Install Dual Rinnai Tankless Water Heaters

I have lived in my house now that we built for just about 8 years. Something that always bugged me was the performance of the dual Rinnai RL94 units the original plumber installed. For some reason this has been the year of “water” for me and I started paying more …

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Cohesity Light Board Outtakes

There are many of us that create content for our company’s channels. We always end up having some bloopers, but they are usually rarely compiled and posted. This past summer our team recorded some light board videos, many of which are live on the Cohesity YouTube Channel now, but here …

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The Reality Of The Thin Blue Line

  On May 19th Chris Oberheim responded to a domestic call and subsequently lost his life in the line of duty to a previously convicted felon carrying a stolen weapon.  It was a death that has rocked the community he served to the core.  You may ask yourself, “Why is …

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The Balance Between Personal and Professional

This week has been, let’s just say an interesting one.  After many conversations and internalization I did think I needed to post something about this topic of personal and professional lines.  I’ve had this challenge since I joined social media over a decade ago.  Your personal name and brand is …

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Stop Trusting Spanning Backup with Your Data

This has been a difficult thing to try and wrap my head around, but the following is a story about how Spanning Backup simply DELETED all my backups from the last 3+ years.  What I am going to detail in the paragraphs to follow is not only a timeline of …

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Promotions vs Title Changes

Today was one of those “update LinkedIN” days.  As of February 1st, my group all got new job titles.  The post below was one of those automatic “congratulate so and so on their promotion” that the platform does automatically (if you have the notify network option on). This got me …

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