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First Ever Interactive State of the Union

I really think the White House accomplished something today by live casting the State of the Union address on YouTube with sidebar content and simulataneously posting graphs, quotes and pictures on Not only do I find this just generally effective, but I was interested to see one of the interactive poll results.  Over 1/3 […]

Making PDF Newsletters Accessible

As the Rhodes 19 Fleet 5 webmaster, I was faced with doing something with over a decade of PDF newsletters. I decided the best thing to do was to extract and structure the content, then put it into WordPress so that I was easy to find, access, archive and index. The newsletters were produced in […]

Open Ocean, a Reef and the VO65 That Hit It

Team Vestas crashed into the Cargados Carajos shoal in the middle of the Indian Ocean while going over 19 knots in the middle of the night (1510 UTC) on Saturday, November 29, 2014.  Everyone is safe, so now we can begin to comprehend what happened. For my non-sailing friends: hitting something at night is the […]

Using Google Contacts on Android

I finally have my Android contacts synced in a way I like with my Google Contacts and it only took 2 years.  I wanted a single, unified contacts tool with photos.  I didn’t want to have to use a 3rd party app to “automagically” manage my contacts.  I didn’t want to permanently or irreversibly link my various […]

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