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Of the Bird in My Hallway

July 25th, 2008 at 11:14 am » Comments (3)

This morning, when I got up to leave my office and was about to leave the hallway to get to the rest of the building, I was a bit surprised to find a wren as I turn the corner, flying right over my head! This of course gave me an excuse to test out the […]

MinistryTECH and Roundtable canceled due to weather

April 1st, 2008 at 1:09 pm » Comments (1)

The recent storms in Oklahoma have gotten so bad and caused so many issues with airport delays and other damage that it appears the MinistryTECH conference and the Church IT Roundtable have been canceled, or at least postponed to the near future. This is unfortunate, but organizer Terrell Sanders was quoted as saying, “It’s disappointing, with […]

The Mac is Back! HurRAID! HurRAID!

November 20th, 2007 at 10:20 am » Comments (3)

Well, I got a reply from the DiskWarrior folks I mentioned on Saturday and it turns out you must run it while logged in as an administrative user, simply elevating privileges at the usual prompt is not enough (a useful warning or something more descriptive would seem more in line for, you know, a Mac […]

Who needed the data on that server? Just the Mac guys… Crash!

November 17th, 2007 at 7:15 am » Comments (4)

Last night, Friday evening at about four thirty to be precise, I get the call that a user has attempted to restart the Mac “server” (running OS X 10.4 but attached to an external RAID5 array and used as a file server) by doing a hard power cycle of the external SCSI RAID array. While […]

Clif Guy involved in building traffic-explosive Find Kelsey Smith website

June 6th, 2007 at 11:53 pm » Comments (1)

Out of the terrible tragedy of the murdered Kelsey Smith in Kansas, Clif Guy over at The Appian Way (host of this fall’s Church IT Roundtable) has an extremely interesting post that gives a behind the scenes peek at how they built the findkelsey.com website (inaccessible to me as I write this, but it’s in […]