07.20.16

07.20.16

This week, the City of Raymore launched its brand new City Website – with a little help from our friends at Vision Internet (shout out to project manager Maria!) In a previous life, my entire job was website development and management. However, the fact that I can punch some random ones and zeros into a computer and a website appears still feels a little like magic… or hacking. So, today I am celebrating all those faux hackers out there like myself who really are just in it for the LULz  

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Right Now w/ Mike Ekey (Twitter / LinkedIn)

What I’m Watching: 24/7 national policital coverage.

What I’m Listening to: Avett Brothers

What I’m Doing: If you really want to impress a co-worker who is having problems with a website/computer: Figure out how to fix it, but before actually fixing it, open up the website source code and stare really intently. Mutter a few phrases and then quietly say, “ah ha… I see the problem.” Randomly type and highlight something. Then go back and fix the problem. Brace yourself because the force of their head exploding might knock you over.

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Twitter permanently suspends conservative writer while cracking down on abuse: Twitter is finally brining down the Ban-Hammer. The ban of Milo Yiannopoulos, who works at Breitbart Tech, comes one day after Twitter promised to take action against a barrage of racist tweets targeting “Ghostbusters” actor Leslie Jones.

Turkey bans academics from travel in latest post-coup measure: Nothing says freedom like locking up teachers or condemning them on national TV (I’m looking at you, too, Trump Jr…)

Dogs are overrated: Scientists say a pet wallaby could be your best friend: My pet wallaby will be named Rocko.

Timeline of Kris Kobach’s drive to restrict voting in Kansas: The Republican argues the tough laws on voting eligibility are needed to protect elections against fraud. Critics say such restrictions are unnecessary and suppress voter turnout – particularly among the young and minority voters.

What The Russian Doping Scandal Tells Us About The State Of Steroids In Sports:

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MRSC Webinar: Taking Your Social Media to the Next Level – July 19, Seattle WA

ELGL/UMANT Webinar: Technology Efficiency Series: Snapchat – July 21, anymeeting.com/elgl50

Conference: Center for Priority Based Budgeting (CPBB) Conference – August 2 to 4, Denver CO

Event: ELGL & CPBB at the Ballpark – August 3, Denver CO

Supper Club: ELGL Supper Club in San Mateo, CA – August 28

Webinar: Future Schedule Technology Efficiency Series – New Webinar Every Month

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