AWS Innovate - Gen AI & Date 2024 Notes

Posted on March 14, 2024 in Event Notes

AWS Innovate is an online conference hosted by AWS designed to inspire and educate executives and IT professionals. You can learn to build and scale generative AI applications with security, privacy, and responsible AI built in from day one. Access leading foundation models, customize with your own data, and use the leading security, access control, and features you trust from AWS.

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Slack Zero 2024

Posted on December 12, 2023 in Slack

An update to my 2021 post on getting the most out of your Slack application in the least amount of time.

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AWS re:Invent 2023 Notes

Posted on November 28, 2023 in Event Notes

AWS re:Invent 2023 is a learning conference hosted by AWS for the global cloud computing community. The in-person event features keynote announcements, training and certification opportunities, access to 2,000+ technical sessions, the Expo, after-hours events, and so much more. These are notes I've compiled from the conference.

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Simplify Your Twitter Search: Tips and Tricks

Posted on September 04, 2023 in How-to

Simplify Your Twitter Search: Tips and Tricks

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Exploring Video Entertainment with Amazon Echo Show Devices

Posted on August 31, 2023 in Alexa

Amazon’s Echo Show devices are powerful video player. Use your voice to play movies, videos, or TV shows from Prime Video, Netflix, Hulu and other supported streaming services.

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Discover more from your Amazon Echo

Posted on August 24, 2023 in Alexa

Amazon’s Echo devices can do so much more these days. This is the first of a series of articles to help you discover and get the most out of these powerful devices.

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Posted on March 17, 2021 in Slack

Slack is my new RSS reader

Posted on March 05, 2019 in How-to

I've finally found a solution to the vacuum created when my favorite RSS reader got the axe (RIP Google Reader). I loved being able to quickly browse through the headlines of my favorite blogs and news sites. For the past couple of years I've been depending mainly on Twitter our …

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YADM (Yet Another Dotfiles Manager) & Keybase

Posted on July 13, 2018 in How-to, Interesting

I use multiple Mac workstations to manage all my systems and services (AWS infrastructure, Kubernetes)  so it is a challenge to manage the keys and credentials needed to access those systems. YADM (Yet Another Dotfiles Manager) does a great job of managing this files and storing them in a git …

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Testing client certificates with Curl

Posted on November 21, 2016 in Uncategorized

One way some websites insure secure communication between web clients and the web server is with mutual authentication. This is where the requestor or client must prove their identity to the server by supplying a valid, known SSL certificate. The server must also provide a valid certificate to the client …

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