There’s Never A Bad Time To Check Your Site And Network Security

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In the wake of the Wannacry ransomware attack, WordPress announced a major security release update yesterday (unrelated to Wannacry) and the timing should be enough for you to take a step back to make sure you’re running the most recent versions of your web platform and network OS. For many groups, all of this is handled by a third-party provider and if you fall into that group, it’s worth sending them …

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Hey Get That Violin Case Out Of This Concert Hall! What Do You Think This Is, A Concer…oh wait

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The 5/15/2017 edition of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram published an article by Azia Branson that reports Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra (FWSO) music director Miguel Harth-Bedoya was ejected from Bass Performance Hall for wanting to bring his daughter’s violin into the lobby with him. FWSO is a resident ensemble of Bass Hall and according to the article, a Bass Hall spokesperson indicated all resident companies were notified of the heightened security measures …

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All The Good That Comes From Letting Go Of Control

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If you’ve been searching for something to share with donors, board members, and patrons about the value of classical music, look no further than a program started by Chattanooga Symphony Concertmaster Holly Mulcahy that brings classical music to prisoners. Whatever you think a program like this might entail, do yourself a favor and put that out of your head. Full disclosure mode: Holly is my wife but my role in her …

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Time To Sharpen Your Metrics Skills


There are just under two weeks left to sign up for Click. Click. Done: Developing Your Google Analytics Skills webinar hosted free of charge by the Ohio Arts Council. The webinar takes place Thursday, May 25, 2017 from 12:30pm CT – 1:30pm CT when you can join me and Ceci Dadisman covering the nuts and bolts of metrics to better understand the reporting tools inside Google Analytics. All attendees will receive step-by-step guides …

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Time To Be A Net Neutrality Hero (again)

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The field dodged a bullet in 2015 when net neutrality was threatened but it’s on the chopping block once again. To avoid the latest round of danger, you need to do the heroic thing by contacting the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to let them know how why expect them to protect net neutrality. The new FCC chair, Ajit Varadaraj Pai, would like to gut those rules and allow ISPs to charge …

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