Thursday, January 29, 2015

Guide: Disable Chrome Browser Profile Menu

Just came across this short guide to disabling the new user profile menu on Chrome browsers: 

http://www.techsupportalert.com/content/how-disable-user-profile-menu-chrome-browser.htm

Thursday, January 22, 2015

MOOC: Stanford Online

Below you will find links to self-paced courses (SPCs) Finley is interested in (I), enrolled in (E), or completed (C); each will be marked with the corresponding I, E, or C. This post will be updated as Finley completes the courses. Links to course reviews will be added as the classes are taken.

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Guide: Redirecting Blogger Blog to New Domain

1.) Use domain registrar and hosting company of your choice to register your domain name: yournewsite.com. You will need access to your DNS records which is obtained through your hosting company (ex. GoDaddy).

2.) Login to your blog dashboard on Blogger.com. Open your main blog.

Guide: Linking Subdomains to Domains on Blogger (3/3)

This three part guide will show you how to change your blog name, how to create a subdomain for your Blogger blog, and how to link the new blog to a page on your original blog for smooth user transitions around your web properties.

Guide: Creating "New Sections" on Blogger (2/3)

This three part guide will show you how to change your blog name, how to create a subdomain for your Blogger blog, and how to link the new subdomain to a page on your original blog for smooth user transitions around your web properties.

Guide: Changing Blog Name on Blogger (1/3)

This three part guide will show you how to change your blog name, how to create a subdomain for your Blogger blog, and how to link the new subdomain to a page on your original blog for smooth user transitions around your web properties.

MOOC: Coursera

Below you will find links to self-paced courses (SPCs) Finley is interested in (I), enrolled in (E), or completed (C); each will be marked with the corresponding I, E, or C. This post will be updated as Finley completes the courses. Links to course reviews will be added as the classes are taken.

Coursera.org SPCs (listed alphabetically)
chinese for beginners (I)
https://www.coursera.org/learn/chineseforbeginners/outline

competitive strategy (I)
https://www.coursera.org/learn/competitivestrategy/outline

computer science 101 (E)
https://class.coursera.org/cs101-selfservice

cryptology I (E) and II (I)
https://class.coursera.org/crypto-preview


intro to databases (E)
https://class.coursera.org/db

intro to public speaking (E)
https://www.coursera.org/learn/publicspeaking/outline

intro to sustainable development (E)
https://www.coursera.org/learn/sustainabledevelopment1/outline

organic solar cells (E)
https://www.coursera.org/learn/solar-cell/outline

successful negotiations: essential strategies and skills (E)
https://www.coursera.org/learn/negotiation-skills/outline

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Guide: Gateway AIO ZX4250 Teardown

Just posted the first two of a three part set of guides for the Gateway AIO ZX4250. Part 3 of 3 is now up. :D

In part 1, I show you how to open up the machine. Part 2, I show you how to remove the HDD. And, for part 3, I'll show you how to access and remove the RAM and CMOS battery.

MOOC: Skynet University

Skynet University will offer three specialty MOOCs which can be found here: http://skynet.unc.edu/introastro/ourcouses/

They plan to release them one at a time over the next few years. Each course is free, unless you want to recieve a certificate. The fee range is: $45 to $65 USD. 

I'll update this page as more information becomes available.

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Welcome to the Finley Experience - DIY

This section of the Finley Experience is dedicated to the DIY movement: the makers, the hackers, the crackers, the upcyclers, the warranty breakers, the outright inquisitive, and the self-sustainers.

Thanks for popping in.