Monthly Archives: June 2011

190 – WELS Hacker: iPads and Mouseless Browsing

This week the WELSTech Podcast summer WELS Hacker series continues with a look at Sallie’s iPad only experience as well as time saving keyboard shortcuts for your browser.

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The discussion:

Putting it in writing – The summer WELS Hacker series features a discussion of recent blog posts by Martin Spriggs and Sallie Draper in which they share personal tips, tricks and productivity boosters.  This week’s topics are

iPads and Mouseless Browsing

Community feedback:

Coming up on WELSTech:

(26:55) Episode 191 – Martin promised “Chef’s Surprise” for next week’s WELS Hacker topic while Sallie committed to an insider’s look at Diigo Lists.  (Release date – 07/06/11)

The featured artist:

(27:18) We close the podcast with the music of Revelation, a music ministry of Wisconsin Lutheran College (www.revelationwlc.com) – Agnus Dei from their “More Than Conquerors” CD

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189 – WELS Hacker: PDFs and YouVersion

This week the WELSTech Podcast summer WELS Hacker series continues as we discuss merging PDF documents and taking notes in the YouVersion electronic Bible.

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The discussion:

Polar Opposites – The summer WELS Hacker series marches on as Martin and Sallie discuss their most recent tips and tricks blog post.  This week’s topics are

PDFs and YouVersion

Community feedback:

Coming up on WELSTech:

(28:11) Episode 190 – We continue the WELS Hacker dialog with a discussion of Sallie’s iPad-only experience  and Martin’s mouseless browsing.  (Release date – 06/29/11)

The featured artist:

(28:33) We close the podcast with the music of Cross To Glory – My Grace Will Do from their CD titled “Life’s Song”

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188 – WELS Hacker: Photos and RSS

This week the WELSTech Podcast summer WELS Hacker series continues as we look at a simple way to organize digital photos and helpful tips for Google Reader.

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The discussion:

White Hats for Vacation – Continuing the summer WELS Hacker series while squeezing in vacation time, Martin and Sallie are back with more helpful tips (and learning from each other in the process).  This weeks topics are

WELS Hacker

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The featured artist:

(24:05) We close the podcast with the instrumental music of In His Service (www.adagioconcepts.com) – Jesus Lover of My Soul from their CD titled “In His Time”

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187 – WELS Hacker: Libraries and Books

This week the WELSTech Podcast summer WELS Hacker series kicks off with a discussion of Windows 7 Libraries and free eBooks.

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The discussion:

Wearing a White Hat – Today marks the beginning of the summer WELS Hacker series.  Martin and Sallie share tips, tricks and helpful hacks on their blogs and discuss them on these abbreviated podcasts.  The inaugural topics include

WELS Hacker

Community feedback:

Coming up on WELSTech:

(19:55) Episode 188 – The summer WELS Hacker series continues as we look at Google Reader and photo organization. (Release date – 06/15/11)

The featured artist:

(20:29) We close the podcast with the music of Corban Creek – Psalm 46 from their CD titled “Could It Be Me”

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186 – "Anonymous" Feedback

This week on the WELSTech Podcast we tour the new and improved ShopWELS site and talk with Tim Plath about distance ed for high schoolers.

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The discussion:

ShopWELS relaunch – The ShopWELS group-purchasing program for WELS organizations and members is getting a face-lift today.  Join Martin and Sallie as we tour the re-designed web site and discuss the exciting deals which are available through the program.  Everything from copiers to office supplies and church organs the cell phone carriers is discounted!

The interview:

Tim Plath(16:21) ALHSO – Here’s another acronym to add to your list.  ALHSO stands for Area Lutheran High Schools Online.  Tim Plath, principal of Minnesota Valley Lutheran High School in New Ulm, MN and Chairman of the ALHSO Administrative Committee talks with Martin and Sallie about the new distance ed program which will begin this fall.

  • Contact Tim for more details or to enroll a student in ALHSO

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Community feedback:

Coming up on WELSTech:

(53:19) Episode 187 – We kick off our summer WELS Hacker series, featuring a discussion of tips and “how-to” blog posts from Martin and Sallie. (Release date – 06/08/11)

The featured artist:

(55:25) We close the podcast with the music of Michael Schroeder (www.michaelschroeder.com and on Facebook)- A Witness from his CD with the same title

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