Author Archives: sandinak

7 Years of Showchoir

Thought i’d post some public images from shows past 😉

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A Little History

So .. haven’t been as good about updating this .. but thought I’d start to do that more often. For the last 3 years .. I’ve been involved with the Poquoson High School Show Choir .. Evolution. My son asked … Continue reading

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ArtNET vs sACN .. and Wifi

So gonna start posting more of this .. but did some testing of sACN vs ArtNET when using unicast over wifi .. didn’t really see any appreciable difference between them. sACN would be *Great* if we could use multicast .. … Continue reading

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Branson’s Rules for Ansible

So i’ve been asked this a few times now .. “So you have experience with ansible.. what are some things you recommend when using it?” I thought i’d try to codify the answer here.. in no particular order:  leverage inventory … Continue reading

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Wireless at GMHG

TL;DR : Outdoor Distributed Wireless from Cell Service is possible! Summary Every year, I goto the Grandfather Mountain Highland Games for a wonderous 10 day vacation in a remote-ish part of the NC Blueridge Mountains.  Because of the location, getting … Continue reading

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Partners in Business at Utah State

So I was asked to speak at Partners in Business Information Technology Conference at Utah State University.  I was honored to be the closing Keynote speaker.  I had an amazing time and met some wonderful people. This trip was amazing. … Continue reading

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So I had a grand time teaching ( and speaking ) at LISA this year.  Made some new friends, saw some old ones and really enjoyed being a part of such a wonderful group and idea.  I have been invited … Continue reading

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Shootout is ON!

Please meet at the hotel at 10am. We’ll be leaving from there!  

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I’m christian unless you’re gay

So I read this fantastic response to this original post called “I’m Christian unless you’re gay”.  What a fantastic read.  Earlier in my life, I was in a christian band.  Somewhat surprising if you know that I was at the … Continue reading

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Legend of Korra

So the first 2 episodes are up and so far it looks great!! if you were a fan of Aang… this seems like it will be just as good.

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