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Determine domain controllers for a particular AD domain

This is one of those things that you might need to only ever do once in a blue moon. The command is straightforward:

nltest /dclist:eu.emory.edu

The information comes from this site right here. Thanks to everyone who takes the time to share their knowledge!

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Using WordPress as a blog teaching tool

This is the long version of my notes for the presentation that I gave, along with Jennifer Romig, at the 2016 CALI Conference on June 16, 2016.

This is an overview of the way that we have configured WordPress at Emory Law for our Advanced Legal Writing – Blogging and Social Media Course. The course was taught in the spring 2015 and spring 2016 semesters. It was co-taught by Professor Jennifer Romig and myself. Each time, we had approximately 20 students in the class. Here’s an outline of the steps that we followed.

 

There are also some slides for the presentation: Slides – Using WordPress as a blog teaching tool .

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Attributing Flickr Creative Commons content

What is the proper way to attribute content from Flickr that is available under a CC license? Here’s a summary, based on CC-recommended best practices for attribution. We are going to do it manually, without the aid of plug-ins, bookmarklets, or other fancy tools so that you can see how this works. You may be able to use other tools like photopin to reduce the amount of work required.

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Upgrading an aging Macbook Pro

My middle-aged MacBook Pro

I have an aging MacBook Pro. It has a Core 2 Duo processor. I’ve upgraded the RAM to the maximum 8GB that it supports and last year I upgraded to a 240GB SSD from Other World Computing. Battery life doesn’t compare to a modern laptop; even with a good condition replacement battery I don’t think it will run more than a couple of hours on battery. However, it still does what I need to do. I have it on a Griffin Elevator stand and I love the still-beautiful 15″ 1440 x 900 display.

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