VanTalks – How We Work: The Impact of Artificial Intelligence in the 21st Century

Here’s a video of my talk at the Vantalks 2017 event held in Vancouver, Washington on May 24, 2017. About Bruce Elgort You’ll find this technology professor – an award-winning instructor at Clark College – working hard to inspire and challenge his students with meaningful web development and programming experiences. With a skinny vanilla latteContinue reading “VanTalks – How We Work: The Impact of Artificial Intelligence in the 21st Century”

What to do when things go wrong

This epside of the Getting to Work Podcast truly resonated with me. Chris Martin interviews Micah Godbolt, author of “Frontend Architecture for Design Systems, A Modern Blueprint for Scalable and Sustainable Websites” in this 30 minute podcast. I can still remember the first time I met Micah Godbolt: We were at a coffee shop talking about theContinue reading “What to do when things go wrong”

Online Interviewing Using Zoom and Skype Pro Tips

Use the Skype Echo / Sound Test Service to test out your audio prior to your schedule interview. Remove any visual distractions that may focus attention away from you in the background. Have good lighting in the room so that the people interviewing you can see you. Angle your webcam so it shows your faceContinue reading “Online Interviewing Using Zoom and Skype Pro Tips”

Please come see me speak at VanTalks 2017!

I’m happy to announce that I will be one of the 8 speakers at this years VanTalks event being held on May 24th, 2017 at the Kiggins Theater located in Vancouver, Washington. The title of my talk is “How We Work: The Impact of Artificial Intelligence in the 21st Century”. Tickets for the event areContinue reading “Please come see me speak at VanTalks 2017!”

Amazon Alexa Meets IBM Domino

I had the honor of becoming a contributor for the outstanding NotesIn9 Video Podcast produced by David Leedy. In this show, I demonstrate how I built and Amazon Alexa Skill for the IBM Domino based IdeaJam app. If you have any questions, please let me know. I would be more than happy to answer them! ThankContinue reading “Amazon Alexa Meets IBM Domino”

That Makes 10 Microsoft MTA’s

Today I completed my tenth Microsoft Certified Technology Associate (MTA) exam. The test was the “Mobility and Devices Fundamentals (Exam 98-368). This exam focussed on the following: Understand device configurations Understand data access and management Understand device security Understand cloud services Understand enterprise mobility Here is a list of the MTA’s that I have completed:Continue reading “That Makes 10 Microsoft MTA’s”

That Makes 4 Years

Well, this week marks the end of my 4th full year of teaching classes at Clark College. It’s amazing how quickly time goes by. I’m working on a longer post which reflects back on my experiences. It’s also incredible how much I have grown personally and professionally. I’m looking forward to teaching this winter andContinue reading “That Makes 4 Years”