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Nerd. Proponent of: Work from anywhere, coffee, beer, my face on coffee mugs, improv comedy. Not a fan of dongles.

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Recommended Android Apps 2019

Updated for 2019 Among my friends, I’m often the looked on as the “Android Guy.” I’ve been using Android devices longer than almost all of my friends. I’ve used both iOS and Android devices, and have a pretty good understanding of the benefits and difficulties with each. I’m often asked for assistance in making the transition from iOS to Android.. A few years ago, I wrote up some recommended Android apps for a friend (and a few updates along the way).

Favorite Podcasts - 2019 Edition

In March of 2017 some folks did a thing called “Try Pod.” It was an effort to get more people listening to podcasts. I shared my favorites, then and have now published updated lists for 2018, and now for 2019. It’s mostly the same, but a few have been added, some removed. Two quick things, before the list: 1. What’s a podcast? To avoid the dreaded trip to Webster’s, I’ll just say that a podcast is an audio recording of one or more people talking about a subject they care about.

Favorite Podcasts - 2018 Edition

In March of 2017 some folks did a thing called “Try Pod.” It was an effort to get more people listening to podcasts. I shared my favorites, then, and have now updated my list for 2018. It’s mostly the same, but a few have been added, some removed. Two quick things, before the list: 1. What’s a podcast? To avoid the dreaded trip to Webster’s, I’ll just say that a podcast is an audio recording of one or more people talking about a subject they care about.

What to do in San Antonio Besides The Final Four

Exploring San Antonio: Where to eat, drink, and play like a local A few years ago the Royals came to town for an exhibition game played at the Alamodome here in San Antonio. I put together a guide, with the help of my friend Drew, and shared it with some folks looking for the best bets to see in San Antonio besides the games. I updated it this year for the Final Four.

Recommended Android Apps 2018

Updated for 2018 Among my friends, I’m often the looked on as the “Android Guy.” I’ve been using Android devices longer than almost all of my friends. I’ve used both iOS and Android devices, and have a pretty good understanding of the benefits and difficulties with each. I’m often asked for assistance in making the transition from iOS to Android.. A few years ago, I wrote up some recommended Android apps for a friend (and a few updates along the way).

Sample Portfolio

Rackspace Blog I wrote more than 50 posts for the Rackspace blog over my almost 5 years with the company, all on a volunteer basis. The unofficial motto of the Community and Social teams was “#BeHelpful.” I found I could best be helpful by writing down what worked for other customers, sharing it with a larger audience. Tips To Steer Your Startup To SXSW Success - My first piece for Rackspace.