WELS Hacker

199 – WELS Hacker: Scratch & Polish

This week the WELSTech Podcast focuses on introducing students to computer programming and refining your Internet browsing experience.

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The discussion:

WELS Hacker wrap up – The last installments of Martin and Sallie’s summer WELS Hacker blogging series cover computer programming for kids and Google Chrome customizations.

Of interest:

  • (14:27) WELSTech turns 200 – On September 7th WELSTech will broadcast our 200th weekly episode, and we need your help to celebrate! Lend your voice to the podcast by recording a voice mail about … your own tech in ministry experience, your favorite podcast episode or just general well-wishes for our 200th anniversary celebration … and you could win a custom WELSTech 4 GB Flip Mino HD video camera – approximate value $100! Be sure to include your name and location in your recording so we can contact you if you are the winner. Deadline for entry is Labor Day, September 5, 2011. Call and leave a message today to enter at 405-FOR-WELS (405-367-9357).
  • Job Opening – There is an opening in the WELS Technology Office for a Technical Support Specialist. Check out the job description and contact WELSTech for more details.

Community feedback:

Coming up on WELSTech:

(28:53) Episode 200 – We celebrate this important milestone episode with new music, a new site design and lots of WELSTech voices! Don’t miss it!! (Release date – September 7, 2011)

The featured artist:

(29:57) We close the podcast with the music of Corban Creek – Serve Him from their CD titled “Could It Be Me”

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198 – WELS Hacker: Pogo Cal

This week on the WELSTech Podcast the summer WELS Hacker series continues with a discussion of PogoPlug and Print My Cal.

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The discussion:

End of summer – The WELS Hacker series is winding down, but the Martin and Sallie haven’t exhausted all of their tips and tricks arsenal yet. This week they talk about PogoPlug file sharing tips and a Google Calendar print utility.

Of interest:

  • (13:18) WELSTech turns 200 – On September 7th WELSTech will broadcast our 200th weekly episode, and we need your help to celebrate! Lend your voice to the podcast by recording a voice mail about … your own tech in ministry experience, your favorite podcast episode or just general well-wishes for our 200th anniversary celebration … and you could win a custom WELSTech 4 GB Flip Mino HD video camera – approximate value $100! Be sure to include your name and location in your recording so we can contact you if you are the winner. Deadline for entry is Labor Day, September 5, 2011. Call and leave a message today to enter at 405-FOR-WELS (405-367-9357).
  • Job Opening – There is an opening in the WELS Technology Office for a Technical Support Specialist. Contact WELSTech for more details.

Community feedback:

The featured artist:

(24:11) We close the podcast with the music of Michael Schroeder (www.michaelschroeder.com and on Facebook) – Fall from his CD titled “The Way”

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196 – WELS Hacker: Re-sizing and Re-broadcasting

This week on the WELSTech Podcast the topics include batch photo re-sizing for the web and live video from the iPad.

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The discussion:

Hacking away – The summer WELS Hacker series continues as Martin shares tips on batch re-sizing of images and Sallie shares her mobile broadcasting breakthrough.

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Of interest:

  • WELSTech Flip Mino HD(14:55) WELSTech turns 200 – On September 7th WELSTech will broadcast our 200th weekly episode, and we need your help to celebrate!  Lend your voice to the podcast by recording a voice mail about … your own tech in ministry experience, your favorite podcast episode or just general well-wishes for our 200th anniversary celebration … and you could win a custom WELSTech 4 GB Flip Mino HD video camera – approximate value $100!  Be sure to include your name and location in your recording so we can contact you if you are the winner.  Deadline for entry is Labor Day, September 5, 2011.  Call and leave a message today to enter at 405-FOR-WELS (405-367-9357).
  • Job Opening – There is an opening in the WELS Technology Office for a Technical Support Specialist.  Contact WELSTech for more details.

Community feedback:

The featured artist:

(33:33) We close the podcast with the music of Stephen Bautista (www.stephenbautistamusic.com or stephenbautista on Twitter) - Abandon from his CD titled “Abandon”

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195 – WELS Hacker: Tablets in Ministry

This week the WELSTech Podcast topics center around touch screen tablets, and Pastor Guy Marquardt lends his voice to the discussion.

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The interview:

Pastor Guy Marquardt(3:28) Cold Turkey with the iPad – Pastor Guy Marquardt from Christ in Lodi, CA joins Martin and Sallie to discuss a recent post on his iPad in Ministry blog – My two week iPad only experience – which describes his use of the iPad at Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary Summer Quarter.

The discussion:

(19:46) Tablets continued – This week the WELS Hacker summer series includes discussion by Martin and Sallie about additional ideas for tablet usage.

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Community feedback:

The featured artist:

(45:40) We close the podcast with the music of Kevin Loersch - Children of the Heavenly Father/Jesus Loves Me from his CD titled “Abide With Me”

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194 – WELS Hacker: Web Sites and Word Processing

This week the WELSTech Podcast discussion topics include free web sites and Microsoft Office Web 2.0 style.

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The discussion:

A place in the cloud – The WELS Hacker summer series continues as Martin and Sallie share ideas for creating web sites and working with files on the Internet.

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Community feedback:

The featured artist:

(32:26) We close the podcast with the music of Koine (www.koinemusic.comFacebook) - Fight the Good Fight from their “Church Bells” CD

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193 – WELS Hacker: Picniking with Flickr

This week the summer WELS Hacker series continues with tips for creative image display.

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The discussion:

Images in the limelight – Today’s WELS Hacker posts are all about working with images as Martin and Sallie share tips for two Web 2.0 image-centric superstars.

Picniking with Flickr

Community feedback:

The featured artist:

(28:24) We close the podcast with the music of Crosswalk Lutheran Ministries (http://www.crosswalkphoenix.com/worship/music.aspx) - You Are My World

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192 – WELS Hacker: Labels and Passwords

This week the WELSTech Podcast summer WELS Hacker series topics include a Web 2.0 label solution and secure passwords.

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The discussion:

Pulling from the tech tool belt – In today’s WELS Hacker discussion, Martin Spriggs and Sallie Draper share shortcuts for cloud-based label creation and wise password management.

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Community feedback:

The featured artist:

(32:08) We close the podcast with the music of The Branches Band (www.branchesband.com |Facebook) - The Mountain from their “Light Eternal” CD

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191 – WELS Hacker: Managing Links and Tasks

This week on the WELSTech Podcast the summer WELS Hacker discussion covers Outlook Quick Steps to “get things done” and Diigo Lists.

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The discussion:

Get organized! – This summer Martin Spriggs and Sallie Draper are wearing the “white WELS Hacker hat” and discussing personal tips, tricks and productivity boosters.  This week’s topics are

Outlook GTD and Diigo Lists

Community feedback:

The featured artist:

(37:40) We close the podcast with the music of Dawn Michelle Williams (www.dawnmichellewilliams.comTwitterFacebookMy Space) - Nearer My God to Thee from her CD titled ”Inspirations”

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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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