Sometimes We Write Some Stuff

Every now and then we get ambitious and write an article or two.
They range from random thoughts to walk-throughs and how tos.

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Two Common Mistakes New Businesses Make

Usually I post 'how to' articles on things I come across when working with clients hoping it will help others save some time. Sometimes I even post articles on how to use new aspects of social media like Snapchat features. This article is kind of a 'how to' as well, but not in the sense…
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Can You Solve The Riddle Google Uses In Their Interviews?

The Setup The reason this has started popping up again in articles on Facebook, Twitter, and other social media networks, is because as of recently Google's artificial intelligence (AI) has put together an algorithm that solves the riddle. Essentially, the AI, labelled as Google Deepmind, is smart enough to work for Google. I find this…
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ORA-20001 And ORA-06502 Errors In Oracle Application Express Report

A client ran into an error on one of their Application Express reports this week. At first they thought it was caused by some changes they made to data in a table. Upon investigation, that wasn't necessarily the case. The error encountered: report error:ORA-20001: Error fetching column value: ORA-06502: PL/SQL: numeric or value error: character…
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Snapchat’s New Speed Up, Slow Down, And Rewind Video Filters

In case you missed it, Snapchat has added a few new video filters to their app. You'll find them the same way that you find the current speed or time filters. Just swipe your screen to the left or to the right. The new filters that have been added are for slowing down video, speeding…
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How Do Snapchat’s Snapcodes Work?

What Is A Snapcode? If you use Snapchat you've probably seen a snapcode whether you knew it or not. Your Snapchat icon with the ghost in the middle showed up one day with a bunch of seemingly random black dots in it. This is your snapcode. If you are familiar with QR Codes which failed…
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Like Posts On My Facebook Page As Myself

Post Attribution By default whenever you like something on your page, you will be liking it as your page. If you want to like posts on your page as yourself, you are going to have to flip a switch. This setting has moved around a few times over the years. As of today, this is…
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Twitter Drops Favorites And Picks Up Likes

Twitter's Change Of Heart See what I did there? Yeah, it's dumb I know. I'm talking about the play on words... well, AND the change on Twitter. Apparently changing the star (favorite) to a heart(like) makes Twitter easier and more rewarding to use. They think that the star could be confusing to newcomers. I don't…
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