10 Resources Every Veteran Should Check Out

Here’s a not so quick list of 10 resources for all Veterans. 1. RallyPoint RallyPoint is a great online forum site where you can learn from members of all ranks, specialties, and branches, whether you are a current Service Member, a Veteran, or simply someone planning to join the U.S. Armed Forces. The topics discussed…

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Podcast – Linux Ubuntu Server over Windows Server

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Podcast Linux 2015

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Evolving with Open Source Software at Syracuse University

I decided to do some guest blogging for an IT blog since I’ve already done two military-related for RallyPoint. Over the last few months I’ve done two for Syracuse University iSchool (school of information studies) InfoSpace blog. My first post explained 5 applications I think everyone should use. My second InfoSpace post – Evolving with…

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5 Things I Never Thought I’d Consider Fun Before I Turned 30

I enjoy some essential tasks now that I nearly despised over 10 years ago. I hope this short list provides a new perspective or at least some nostalgia. 1. Grocery Shopping I buy something new every time I grocery shop. Usually its something gluten-free (Blue Diamond crackers are delicious) or something new from an Asian…

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Sleeping on the floor

After reading about sleeping on the floor from RocketNews24 and MD-Health, I think this could be an awesome transition well worth the time needed to get used to it. It’s not hard to compare: +1 Comfort +1 Savings +1 Living Space Versus +1 Common -4 Savings -2 Living Space More space and money saved and…

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Linux Ubuntu Server versus Windows Server

This post goes further in-depth with my thoughts in the Syracuse University InfoSpace blog about evolving with open source software. The IST 346 presentation is my favorite because it was my first chance to debunk myths and boast the benefits of open source software and Linux. This is the original presentation file. As you can…

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BPA in Plastic and Your Body

It was ten years ago when I learned hot plastic bottles sweat BPA into the water, which raises cortisol levels and, therefore, estrogen levels. Months ago I learned there was a law that protects companies from honestly telling you whether there’s really BPA in that BPA-free water bottle. it’s called Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS)….

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What Does it Mean to You?

Disclaimer: No reputable sources below, just my views on the topic. After reading about why milk is racist I felt the need to get a few thoughts out of my mind about what something means to me – the American Flag. So I’m sharing my thoughts with WWW – because 2017. The “milk isn’t that…

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5 Major Components for Better Rucking

Rucking, or hiking, isn’t one of those things you just do and get better at, though many may act that way. I’ve broken it down to five major components. This is mainly for Service Members but much of it applies to trail hiking as well. 1. Feet I used to tell Soldiers you want at…

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