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Explore the Art World using APIs

I am pleased to offer you today 👇 The first Microsoft Learn module based on Museum APIs! 👩‍🎨 Enjoy. I'm THAT mom who will drag your rear to the museums and you'll LIKE it ☕️ https://t.co/EnEdso0yDL pic.twitter.com/eOcniPq2IM — Jen Looper (@jenlooper) January 21, 2021     There's a lot of nonsense on my machine with "Your organization is controlling some settings." as of late.   What organization? Me ? I think it may be using the DNS settings I get from my ISP, but that shouldn't prevent me from connecting my phone to my laptop if I so chose to (I don't).  

Galaxy Buds + Review

  Earbuds have become a hot commodity. It's awesome to have them act independently of each other while still playing music. The Galaxy Buds+ is a wireless earbud that has made its name by combining features of some of the top competitors in the market at a lower price-point - To mixed results. Before I got to buying Buds, let's walk down my history of audio devices.  The Personal History of Morgan's Audio While I enjoy my Soundpeats Wired-But-Also-Technically-Wireless Earphones, I wanted earbuds for 2 reasons: They have microphones.  They won't snap in half if I charge them in my car, forget they're plugged in, put them on my ears, and attempt to exit. That's a mistake you only make once. Sennheiser Momentum On-Ears - After about a year, one ear cup began to die, and Sennheiser sent me a refurbished set. They still work, but the over ear puts pressure on your ears, which isn't fun after hours of use. I use them on occasion. There's a muffled quality on

Using Azure Web Apps to Host a Landing Site (#CloudGuruChallenge)

The video is really a Creative Agency webpage, but I followed along and repurposed it for my own ends. I got this out during the time of the #CloudResumeChallenge on LI! The parameters for the challenge are here . I found this page after I created the site. Hey, still learned something. Isn't the entire point of tech thinking outside the box and figuring stuff out anyway? Technologies used : Azure, HTML, CSS, Javascript, GitHub, Deployment Tokens, Twitter, Canva, Talking to People Resources : Tyler Potts' Creative Agency webpage with edits to make it an online portfolio - resume. Why Make a Landing Site? It's a brief site where a potential client or employer can quickly get the idea of what I do. You see it, and it's less overwhelming than a LinkedIn profile, or a blog with long posts. I had a similar site made in Webflow, and a links landing page made in Canva. Fine options, however -  - I couldn't get the Webflow elements lined up properly - An issue you'll

Zendesk Againdesk

I'm sure it's been updated in the year since I had to use it; Let's see how. If not, let's just refresh ourselves together.   Zendesk walks you through it's own tutorial, so that's helpful.  It's short enough, so we can quickly move through and start sending ourselves support tickets to give it a shot! This is the automated response. I found how to change the auto responder title : Admin (The gear on the left) > Manage > Ticket Fields. There are others, but I haven't found the one to change the generic response body . Any insight? Open the dashboard; Here's what you get: And when you respond, you get: That could be you, working with me . I came across some other interesting parts: "By default, Zendesk Support reads the HTML part of incoming email and displays rich content in resulting tickets and comments. Images and formatting in email will appear in comments in tickets. If you prefer to see plain text messages, disable this option.&q

A look at Google Colaboratory (While Building a Stock Portfolio)

    After the group effort heard 'round the world in 2021, stocks are on everyone's minds. I didn't have money in GameStop, but I did have money in AMC from 2020. I bought it right as most theaters were closing from the Coronavirus pandemic and it was extremely cheap.   Why? I like the moviegoing experience! As of March 6th 2021, many AMC Theaters in New York City and State are reopening at 25% capacity. I'm still holding onto the stock - It never rose as high as GameStop's - but you won't see me at any theaters so soon. Onto today's topic: Google Colaboratory is a cool tool, allowing you to run Python scripts right in the browser.  You can even install things into the environment! Is it a little container environment running my program? 

Creating with Glide - The App Creator in Google Sheets

 From nappy.co I stan the Google office suite. Specifically Docs - I have been using the SaaS for 10 years to write and rewrite resumes and save internet comments. In 2020, I came across Glide - Where I could make an app using Google Sheets.

Exploring Azure for System Admins

Throughout my travels, I've come across some interesting things in Azure. This is not a comprehensive list; In fact, it's rather scrappy. I'd go "Oh, neat idea." and stick it into this blog post over months. Azure Storage Explorer A lot of information came from this video by HarvestingClouds.