Chris Powell

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2018-08-29: the mnmltek microcast - episode 49 - private browsing reporting for duty on this episode: open a private or incognito window for one-off web logins or searches.

2018-08-20: the mnmltek microcast - episode 48: save the squints on this episode: use your mobile phone’s camera app to let the zoom do the work for you with …

2018-08-15: the mnmltek microcast - episode 47: faceless cogs on this episode: remove the shattered glasses you view customer support with and see things with a …

2018-08-07: the mnmltek microcast - episode 46: overlap and overwhelm on this episode: has connecting online gotten to a place of overlap with other areas of your life?

2018-08-01: the mnmltek microcast - episode 45: who’s got two thumbs and can’t stand microsoft edge on this episode: stop torturing yourself with the default pdf reader for windows 10.

2018-07-30: the mnmltek microcast - episode 44: four folders, four gigabytes on this episode: by removing four folders from your Mac desktop you can free up a lot of space on …

2018-07-26: Ending an EdTech conference with a bang Yeah, that’s a guy getting shot out of a cannon at Instructure’s end-of-conference party carnival.

2018-07-21: Imagine if today’s celebrities, CEOs, and politicians stopped the stream-of-consciousness soundbites …

2018-07-20: Happy Friday! In my latest Quiet Conversations newsletter, I briefly talk high school reunion …

2018-07-18: the mnmltek microcast - episode 43: change it up on this episode: take… these scattered coins… and learn to fly again… online, …

2018-07-17: the mnmltek microcast - episode 42: gimme a break on this episode: when I take over the world, I’m requiring something for all employees at work.

2018-07-15: This Is Pinned To The Top Of My @BearNotesApp The truth is out there. In this case, it’s in my Bear notes app as a reminder.

2018-07-13: Cyrus Gates Lookout At Larabee State Park, Bellingham, WA Top of the world…

2018-07-13: In my latest Quiet Conversations newsletter I was able to combine a way to combat event anxiety with …

2018-07-12: A cool thing about owning a slightly-older tech device: Accessories that were priced sky-high when …

2018-07-12: the mnmltek microcast - episode 41: a challenge for you on this episode: eliminate the unnecessary, one app at a time.

2018-07-10: Episode 40 of my microcast was about my lacking a routine to shutdown my internal operating system. …

2018-07-10: the mnmltek microcast - episode 40: internal shutdown processes On this episode: I share one of my shortcomings and struggles in my relationship with technology. …

2018-07-06: the mnmltek microcast - episode 39: airdrop customization on this episode: configure your iOS airdrop setting to prevent… unexpected file transfers.

2018-07-05: the mnmltek microcast - episode 38 - find thy phone on this episode: if you lose your Android phone, type three words in a google search.

2018-07-03: the mnmltek microcast - episode 37: two new gmail features on this episode: inbox management improvements (?) coming soon to a gmail near you…

2018-06-30: Nooksack Falls, Washington State Water coming down the mountain is powerful.

2018-06-29: the mnmltek microcast - episode 36: one-click gmail preview on this episode: all your gmail fun in one screen brought to you by one little switch flipped in …

2018-06-28: the mnmltek microcast - episode 35: many desktops, one monitor on this episode: mission control, this is desktop user, we need more space.

2018-06-27: the mnmltek microcast - episode 34: three letters for online security on this episode: take a huge step toward protecting your online life by installing a piece of …

2018-06-26: the mnmltek microcast - episode 33: data overwhelm on this episode: doesn’t matter if it’s two years or four months ago, I still struggle with the …

2018-06-25: Mt. Baker Majesty I hiked up a friggin’ mountain this weekend. I’m not a hiker.

2018-06-25: the mnmltek microcast - episode 32: quieting the win10 tattletale on this episode: gaze in wonder at the amount of information sent from your windows 10 computer ::by …

2018-06-20: the mnmltek microcast - episode 31: three-finger security on this episode: a quick keyboard shortcut instantly makes your Mac desktop more secure.

2018-06-18: Random thought: The Sunlit app is great for posting photos with a little bit of description. I like …

2018-06-18: a quiet place

2018-06-18: I am STOKED to be a guest on this week’s Micro.Monday podcast with @macgenie. Check it out: …

2018-06-15: the mnmltek microcast - episode 30: tip o’ the hat on this episode: you make the effort and do the work because it’s non-negotiable.

2018-06-14: the mnmltek microcast - episode 29: block rockin’ adblocker on this episode: $5 gets you an interruption-free experience on your iPhone safari app.

2018-06-13: NY Times article - Become a guest on your own computer This article is a great tip for keeping your home workstation secure. I wonder if they listened to …

2018-06-12: A Shure MV5 microphone + my iPhone 6s Plus + Wavelength iOS app = Amazingly simple microcast setup. …

2018-06-12: the mnmltek microcast - episode 28: youtubextension on this episode: a free extension for Chrome and add-on for Firefox that can dramatically increase …

2018-06-11: Afternoon Break #GetOutside

2018-06-11: the mnmltek microcast - episode 27: the aunch On this episode: I talk about that lurking presence that won’t leave me alone.

2018-06-08: This Evening’s Entertainment Target acquired.

2018-06-08: the mnmltek microcast - episode 26: your mobile moving service on this episode: backup your phone, leave the worries of lost photos and videos behind.

2018-06-07: the mnmltek microcast - episode 25: podcast punchcard On this episode: a look at what I’m working on around the Internet: The Bellingham Podcast. Quiet …

2018-06-06: the mnmltek microcast - episode 24 - pivoting the email process on this episode - set an example for others with the emails you send.

2018-06-05: Good people don’t stay undiscovered for very long. - Rob Zombie, from the Hired Gun …

2018-06-01: Just published my latest Quiet Conversations newsletter. This one is about my Failure Resume, which …

2018-06-01: the mnmltek microcast - episode 23: Ru!pk9TxA)4dsP*jxVbH on this episode: let your password manager do the heavy lifting when it comes to managing your …

2018-05-31: the mnmltek microcast - episode 22: the bouncer in front of the club on this episode: four simple words, as shown in an xkcd comic, can significantly improve your online …

2018-05-25: the mnmltek microcast - episode 21: they on this episode: who are they, anyway?

2018-05-24: the mnmltek microcast - episode 20: quick fixes for those “Oh Crikey!” moments on this episode: two keyboard shortcuts to bring back what thou hath deleted.

2018-05-23: the mnmltek microcast - episode 19: phone etiquette on this episode: five suggestions to be conscientious of others when using your phone in public.

2018-05-21: the mnmltek microcast - episode 18: meeting margin TL;DR - Battle the meeting monster with book-ended mini-appointments to make it through the workday.

2018-05-18: Just published another edition of my newsletter, Quiet Conversations. This one Is where I share …

2018-05-18: the mnmltek microcast - episode 17 - 3-2-1 backup TL;DR - Back up your files the professional nerd way.

2018-05-16: the mnmltek microcast - episode 16 - desktop files TL;DR - You’re rolling the dice by keeping files in your computer’s desktop.

2018-05-15: Episode 80 of the Bellingham Podcast has hit the airwaves. Celebrating all the moms from this past …

2018-05-15: the mnmltek microcast - episode 15 - the 10-foot fogbank TL;DR - Sometimes people aren’t being mean to us on purpose.

2018-05-14: the mnmltek microcast - episode 14 - 1 keyboard 2 rule them all TL;DR - one keyboard with three bluetooth inputs. #ConsolidationTech

2018-05-11: Movie candy. #DecisionFatigue

2018-05-11: Just published another edition of my newsletter, Quiet Conversations. This one explores my toxic …

2018-05-11: the mnmltek microcast - episode 13 - #SuspiciousTech TL;DR - Re: email attachments and web links… check yourself before you wreck yourself.

2018-05-08: the mnmltek microcast - episode 12 - visualize thy route TL;DR - there’s a quicker way to access Google Street View to see where you’re headed.

2018-05-05: This week I sold my 2014 MacBook Pro laptop. iPad Pro 12.9 and iPhone 6s+ remains for the time …

2018-05-04: I just published my 100th newsletter today. I call it Quiet Conversations. It takes about 5 or so …

2018-05-03: the mnmltek microcast - episode 11 - travel hack TL;DR - give your phone amnesia before embarking on your vacation

2018-05-02: the mnmltek microcast - episode 10 - stop yer squinting TL;DR - use quick keyboard combinations to help view small text on your screen.

2018-05-01: the mnmltek microcast - episode 9 - lock thy workstation TL;DR - secure your desktop quickly when you are AFK.

2018-04-30: the mnmltek microcast - episode 8 - five rules TL;DR - be nice to techs.

2018-04-25: the mnmltek microcast - episode 7 - a Windows secret weapon TL;DR - if you use Windows, ninite.com is the technology ace up your sleeve.

2018-04-24: the mnmltek microcast - episode 6 - technology foundations TL;DR - Tech basics can be very, very valuable.

2018-04-22: When we actually listen, people seem to talk less. Todd King

2018-04-21: Awash in color at the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival.

2018-04-21: Be Unique. Skagit Valley Tulip Festival, 2018

2018-04-20: the mnmltek microcast - episode 5 - level up your online security TL;DR - Why are you using simple responses to your online security questions?

2018-04-19: the mnmltek microcast - episode 4 - the life-changing magic of guest accounts TL;DR - Use a guest-level account for your day-to-day desktop computing tasks. #SecureTech

2018-04-18: the mnmltek microcast - episode 3 - mobile apps TL;DR - keep only what is essential on your phone or tablet. Delete the rest.

2018-04-17: Helpful iPhone tip of the day goes to @viticci on the AppStories podcast: Long-press the Reader icon …

2018-04-17: the mnmltek microcast - episode 2 - three email strategies TL;DR: assume you’re writing to everyone leverage the BCC: field check yourself before you wreck …

2018-04-16: the mnmltek microcast - episode 1 - a day dream I’m dreaming of a day…

2018-04-14: the mnmltek microcast - episode 0 - ntrdctn Hello world. Welcome to a technology microcast. Let’s have a good time. @mnmltek - Twitter, …

2018-04-14: I posted a Quiet Conversation for your upcoming weekend.

2018-04-14: This weekend I shall learn how to create a microcast.

2018-04-13: I really want a return to simplicity in my online life.

2017-05-26: In case anyone’s up for a QuietConversation This week’s topic is about procrastiwaking.

2017-05-03: The MicroBlog iOS app is pretty cool. Thanks for the sneak preview access!

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