My wife and I have been playing the NY Times' Spelling Bee game and got hooked. The basic outline of the game is around building words from a center "required" letter and 6 surrounding letters that are arranged in a hexagonal configuration. You get points for every word. And bonus points for longer words.
Sometimes, the... Read More
I've been hosting my website on Microsoft's Azure service. I store a bunch of the content in an Azure File Storage container. I wanted to be able to quickly access and edit the files as needed. I googled "MacOS Azure File Storage" and found a set of Mac-specific instructions from Microsoft that... Read More
I've been working on a consulting project where we're trying to use Microsoft products where it makes sense. I originally prototyped a few things in Postgres and then found myself in need of converting it over to SQL Server. After some quick googling, I discovered that most of the posts/Stack Overflow content on this topic was about going from SQL Server to Postgres, not the other way... Read More
I've been working on a consulting project that required ODBC connectivity between some Python code and a SQL Server database hosted in Azure. The Microsoft instructions for installing the driver made this seem easy and supported.... Read More
I'm the primary tech support person for my family. For the most part, we're an Apple household. I spend a lot of time helping friends and family get their Macs set up. I've had moments where I started thinking about purchasing a license for a Mac administration tool/service (e.g. Jamf. That seemed like overkill and a bit expensive, so I started... Read More