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In Two-Thirds of states, background check laws are being ignored

When you purchase a firearm legally, the firearms dealer performs a background check on you, the buyer of the gun. However, if you buy a gun from a friend, associate, or stranger, there is neither requirement nor means for performing a background check. In other words, if I so choose, … Keep reading >>>

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Problem: Your dog ran away! How do you find him?

Has your dog ever escaped and run away like he stole something? There are an estimated 80 million dogs in the US and 4 million are lost each year. In fact, almost 1/3 of dogs get lost at some point in their lifetime. All of us dog lovers have… Keep reading >>>
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How do you make the Amazon Echo Dot into a decent speaker?

You gotta dot? An Amazon Echo Dot? Do you have one? I don’t use mine to control stuff or get answers. I use it – or wanted to use it, anyway – as a simple speaker. “Echo, play some upbeat rock ‘n’ roll,” I’d say. Echo (we changed her … Keep reading >>>

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An experiment with Pitch Practice

In 2016, I started “The Pitch Practice Podcast” in order to spread the knowledge of all the lessons we continually learn at the weekly meetup at ATV. That was my first go-round at podcasting, and, while the podcast got some solid early traction, my process for creating the actual … Keep reading >>>

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Hey, Siri, Google, Alexa? Can you run my custom app with my voice?

Siri, Google, and Alexa have given us voice control over thousands of “skills” and devices from our mobile phones and from the various voice input devices that each of these companies provides. But can you “Siri” or “Hey Google” everything on your phone? What about everything on your computer? Not … Keep reading >>>