It’s just under two weeks until I arrive at the Microsoft Ignite 2016 conference in Atlanta Georgia. I’m very excited to not just attend, but speak as well. I will be: Presenting four theater sessions, see below. Participating in a Community Continue reading A busy week at Microsoft Ignite 2016!
This last Saturday, I exhibited my Raspberry Pi Gizmo at the Microsoft booth at the Chicago Southland Maker Faire. It was very rewarding because the kids that came by the booth found it very engaging. For the Maker Fair, I had my Continue reading Adventures in IoT, Part 5
I’ll be working at the Microsoft booth at the August 27, 2016 Maker Faire in Mokena! I’ll be showing off my Raspberry Pi gizmo. Since I last blogged about it, I’ve added a relay and have control of one of Continue reading Come to the Chicago Southland Maker Faire!
I’ve recently become aware of the risks of buying Micro SD Cards online. I got a new phone a few weeks ago, a Lumia 640 XL, to replace my Lumia 925. As a result, I needed to buy a new Continue reading Avoid Defective SD Cards! Test your cards as soon as you buy them. Here’s how!
Last month I had the honor of being invited to be a guest speaker and Office 365 subject matter expert at an IT Fair. A local county government’s IT department ran the fair to raise awareness of the applications that Continue reading Drive Awareness and Adoption of Office 365 with an IT Fair
Last week on Monday, I attended a presentation at Chicago Coder Conference by David Giard, a Developer Evangelist at Microsoft. It was a demo-heavy presentation of Microsoft’s Cognitive Services (formerly code-named Project Oxford), and it showed applications of machine learning and Continue reading PowerShell, REST calls, and Microsoft Cognitive Services
Here’s a quick list of top resources for Office 365 Admins: Fast Track’s “Manage” section: http://fasttrack.microsoft.com/office/manage The O365 Mobile Admin app – Windows Phone, Android, iPhone The Admin portal in your O365 tenant, and especially the Message Center in it Continue reading Top Resources for New Office 365 Admins
Office 365 is changing at a breakneck pace. Here are things that will help you keep up with the changes: Office Blogs at http://blogs.office.com The Roadmap http://fasttrack.microsoft.com/roadmap Monthly Video Summary of Updates https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLXPr7gfUMmKwn422HmCx7b7D5qh9T6frb Reading the Message Center in the O365 Continue reading Staying Up to Date with Office 365
Since my last post, I bought a small monitor to use as a dedicated display for the Social Uproar. Prior to this, I had been hooking the Pi up to my TV. I got a great deal on a small (12 inches Continue reading Adventures in IoT, Part 4