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Encouraging Users to Add Meta Description

How can I encourage/remind content authors to add meta descriptions to their web pages?

By |October 12th, 2017|OmniUpdate, Quality Control|0 Comments

Public Decentralized Insurance Co-op

A decentralized health insurance co-op could be setup with the mission of providing health coverage to its members. It would operate similar to a non-profit where the focus is on the members and not shareholders. The co-op would use a blockchain as its data structure and each user would run a node with software that would allow then to submit claims, payments and vote.

By |May 1st, 2017|Bitcoin, Blockchain, Class Essay|0 Comments

OU Campus and Alexa Integration

At the 2017 OmniUpdate Training Conference Hackathon a group created an application that would connect Amazon’s Alexa with OU Campus. The application right now will return the number of files a user checks out and will check them back in.

By |April 10th, 2017|Alexa Integration, OmniUpdate, Open Source|0 Comments

Pulling in Content With OU Tags & Data Files Presentation

Slides, resources and notes from my presentation at the 2017 OU Campus User Conference in San Diego.

By |April 3rd, 2017|OmniUpdate, Presentations|0 Comments

Bitcoin Anonymity

Bitcoin is anonymous until an action is taken that makes it not anonymous. The European Union Parliament suggests the the anonymity in bitcoin should be removed. This shows a lack of understanding on how bitcoin works.

By |March 18th, 2017|Bitcoin|0 Comments

Bitcoin [is/is not] Money

The following are two essays that I wrote for a Banking and Finance class for my Masters in Digital Currency. The assignment was two short essays, one on why bitcoin is money and another on why bitcoin is not money. Both have been edited slightly.
Bitcoin is not money
Bitcoin is not recognized by any country as […]

By |March 9th, 2017|Bitcoin, Class Essay|0 Comments

Add Google Event Tracking to Links in OU Campus

The University of Northern Colorado has recently embraced all things analytics and as part of that we had a need to add event tracking code to buttons. The best use of this is when a pdf or document needs to be tracked. Since that content can’t have the analytics code, the link to it can […]

By |February 8th, 2017|OmniUpdate, Open Source, OU Gadget|0 Comments

Certificate of Accomplishment: DFIN-511 Introduction to Digital Currencies

The University of Nicosia uses the Bitcoin blockchain to verify the authenticity of certificates that have been awarded. To verify my certificate, you will need the following three links:

Jesse Clark’s Certificate
List of valid certificate hashes
Bitcoin Transaction

How do verify that the certificate is valid
Compute and verify the hash of my certificate above. It will be:

7676bd44e616e732f669747c5362b79d093fb4bd18b23fd9241b75c248b17716
Find […]

By |February 3rd, 2017|Bitcoin, Blockchain|0 Comments

Removing Extensions with XSL to create SEO Friendly URLs

Using a server rewrite, a url such as http://example.org/jesse could read from http://example.org/jesse.php. However, in the content management system the link would go to the .php version. How can the URL be rewritten from:

<a href=”http://example.org/jesse.php”>Jesse</a>

to:

<a href=”http://example.org/jesse”>Jesse</a>

Another use case might be that /index.html should be replaced with /. This variation is explained towards the bottom.
Step 1: […]

By |December 5th, 2016|OmniUpdate|0 Comments

Creating Websites without Code

A presentation to a class of Theatre Technology students at UNC about building websites. I have given this presentation three times now and below are the most recent slides. Here is an overview of the slides:

It starts with finding and purchasing a domain name
Different types of websites (landing pages, hosted companies, DIY)
WordPress […]

By |November 9th, 2016|Presentations|0 Comments