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What I’m Reading: Revival

I read a tremendous amount of Stephen King as a kid and teenager, but I stopped keeping up with him when he …

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Fuzzy Badges in Mozilla Backpack

I spent the last week or so rolling out the 2017 editions of Lafayette’s i-World and i-Lingua badges. Evidence to support the various …

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Moodle Hack/Doc Fest, Summer 2017

Moodle Hack/Doc Fest, Summer 2017 will be held Wednesday, June 21 through Friday, June 23, 2017 at Hampshire College in Amherst, MA. A pre-Hack/Doc documentation …

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What I’m Reading: Storm Front

I’m finally reading Jim Butcher’s urban fantasy novel Storm Front, Book 1 of the The Dresden Files series. My friends have been raving about it …

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Moodle Hack/Doc Fest, Winter 2017

Moodle Hack/Doc Fest, Winter 2017 was held at Lafayette College from January 10 through Thursday, January 12, 2017. Visit the event webpage …

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What I’m Reading: A Night Without Stars

A Night Without Stars is the latest novel in Peter F. Hamilton’s Commonwealth series of space opera / science fantasy novels. You’ll be excused if that’s …

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What I’m Reading: Acceptance

Acceptance is the third and final novel in Jeff VanderMeer’s Southern Reach Trilogy. The trilogy is reminiscent of a novelized version of the TV show LOST, complete …

A 10-week-old yellow Golden Retriever/Yellow Labrador puppy sleeps on his bacon pillow.

Meet Hank

Meet Hank. He’s a Golden Retriever/Labrador Retriever puppy that my family and I will be raising for the next year as part …

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Hack/Doc’ing at Butler University

Moodle Hack/Doc Fest at Butler University has come and gone, yielding recommendations regarding adopting Moodle 3.0/3.1 and demonstrating that the new “competencies” module isn’t …

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Summer 2016 Reading List

I’ve compiled my summer reading list for 2016. As is normal for me, it’s dominated by space opera and military science fiction, …

Olaf, a black-and-tan German Shepherd, meets the Lafayette Leopard mascot

Olaf’s getting a trainer!

Olaf, the German Shepherd puppy that my family and I spent the last year raising for the Seeing Eye, has gone off …