Google Sheets permissions issue and my beliefs about technology and institutional improvement

I was contacted by one of Middlebury’s schools abroad regarding a Google Sheets issue. It’s a pattern you’ve seen before. The main system didn’t support their edge-case needs.1 A person, who has recently moved to a new job elsewhere, set up some Google Sheets to accomplish the task. Now that this person was gone, no […]

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Bending it in the browser

I was listening to the Shop Talk Show episode on patching the web. They mentioned removing the trending tweets sidebar and it reminded me to do that. I had to look up aria label selectors in CSS, but applying this bit of CSS using Stylebot removes it nicely. Digital fluency/Anti-app rambling I couldn’t do that […]

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What makes technology academic?

In my current position at Middlebury, I’m more involved in software purchasing and worrying about how things play out across the institution than I have been in a number of years. Back in my HCPS days, I did a lot of this. At VCU, not so much. Turns out things haven’t changed a ton. Naturally, […]

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More Looking at a Domain of One’s Own – cPanel

So I’m still getting settled at the new job. It leads to ebbs and flows in energy. I opted to lay off the “long goodbye” posts for a while as they were making me a bit depressed. It was getting rough to look back at selected highlights made over 7 or 8 years while I […]

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