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On my Dell T7400 running Windows 8 (Pro), in Internet Explorer 10 (desktop) on www.bing.com I entered the term Great Plains software as the search string, clicked on Videos on the top menu bar, and clicked the following hit in the results:
Tried to share the video
Clicked on the More option in the flyout toolbar in the embedded YouTube player:
When I click on More I get a message at the bottom of Internet Explorer that a popup from www.bing.com was blocked.
Restart IE, clicked on Allow once, same thing.
Options for this site button w/ drop down gives you More settings.
Added sites to Privacy settings under Per Site Privacy Actions dialog from clicking the Sites button under the Privacy tab in Internet Options.
Refreshed (F5) on the page. Same thing.
Sites are also in Trusted Sites zone with default (factory) settings.
Nice feature in Twitter is lists. I use it for categorizing and sanity since I follow a lot of accounts on Twitter. I’ve unfollowed a lot of individuals that I didn’t personally know and didn’t get much out of. But I can still add them to a specific list that I can look at later like music or regional news.
Great examples of what you may find in one of my lists:
The first two examples, cited in the bulleted list above, have twitter accounts [URLs] but I put there world wide web website, main landing page, in the hyperlink. To find the Twitter account for TuneIn or Valley News Live you can simply search for the Valley News Live Twitter page and should be in the Bing results. Not sure about Google but either way the search should find it if you cross reference the entity with Twitter [Valley News Live Twitter]. You can also just hit www.twitter.com and search for Valley News Live in the search box in the top of the Twitter webpage you are on. Their site appears to use master pages so any page you hit under Twitter.com with a few exceptions (e.g. online help, developer/API pages) should have the menus and the search bar at the top.
This contains all my news sources that I’ll re-tweet news stories with.
On the latest This Week and Enterprise Tech podcast they tried to downplay the issue and gave some very good reasons why the problem is not an issue for computing professionals. In my opinion, I would agree. However, the business and political landscapes will most undoubtedly change. They also mentioned a few things I took away that were of interest on the information technology side.
Keeping things strictly, [IT] industry verbiage. All good things so far. Not sure what to say yet about Snowden. I’ve been watching stories all week. Seems that he has no problem appearing on camera. But that’s just my opinion, based on my 30+ years on this planet and 15+ in IT. He may have been encouraged to appear in front of a camera for the world to see. Which is fair I guess. Just not sure why he went to China. But right now that seems to be purely conjecture and anecdotal to assume much at this point.
But the guys on TWiET seemed to calm my nerves about the situation.
Had an interview this week at what appears to be a very good, reputable, business in the area. The job actually came to me through Teksystems but not in the way I was expecting. Another company called Aerotek called me up and had an interview with them. Currently waiting on a callback. I had a hunch that the two companies were affiliated and they were. The only thing I regretted about the [actual] job interview was not having a real-world example of how I knew Active Directory without using a SharePoint example. The only good way to do that is to take a certification test. So that may need to happen.
Back page material. But I took interest because there apparently was another one [false alarm] earlier in the month [or two] preceding this one. Came in on the wire last night from Grand Forks. Walmart and another business were evacuated. False alarm. Sounds like the natives [residents] were a little restless last night:
Two Bomb Threats In 24 Hours In East Grand Forks & Grand Forks: Two separate bomb threats were made in less th… http://t.co/sipZPyjLkO
— Valley News Live (@ValleyNewsLive) June 17, 2013
UPDATED: Walmart, Sam’s Club allowed to reopen after bomb threat: http://t.co/FTjE4KEVmz
— Grand Forks Herald (@gfherald) June 16, 2013
Life is like a box of golf balls. Because it’s Father’s Day, and men hate chocolate and buying clothes. Well, unless they’re also chocolate.
— Aaron Paul Rykhus (@APRykhus) June 16, 2013
This will add to the list of your subscriptions.
Outlook also has RSS support.
— Aaron Paul Rykhus (@APRykhus) June 14, 2013
Came across this classic movie. A film, if you were, on YouTube. Drew Barrymore, Heather Locklear, and some other guy who was on Law and Order SVU or something a several years, or eons ago. But I digress of course…
Good viewing quality for a movie from 1984 posted on a [free] streaming video site. On channel 9 TV, out of the Twin Cities, back in the 80’s they’d show stuff like this all the time. And Night Owl Theater. I mean forget about it. Such an umbrella name. Good luck finding any of those online. Everything I’ve searched for is based on other cities and not the old, independent KMSP after they were a DuMont affiliate.
This Week in Enterprise Tech on TWiT.TV is a great weekly podcast covering technology trends in the enterprise with a panel of key contributors. Some remote via IPTV. Some in studio with the presenter.
The presenter also has a blog called TheTechStop.
The Podcast [metro] app, available from the Microsoft Store app in Windows 8, is what I use typically to watch these. Although if you go to the Podcasts section of the Libraries node in the navigation pane of Windows Explorer also known as File Explorer in Windows 8.
Here you’ll find the actual MPG, WMV, AVI, etc, file that you can play in Windows Media Player or whatever application you have associated to play the relevant video file.