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Redlining in Michigan

Redlining in Ann Arbor, MI

Reveal News has done a good investigation on modern redlining from data gathered from the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act. This is what they do report for the Ann Arbor area. Reveal didn’t find clear evidence of discrimination in the ANN ARBOR, MI metro area. That doesn’t mean

Redlining in Michigan

Redlining in Lansing & East Lansing, MI

Reveal News has done a good investigation on modern redlining from data gathered from the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act. This is what they do report for the Lansing – East Lansing, MI. Reveal found evidence suggesting discrimination in the LANSING-EAST LANSING, MI metro area. In 2016, black applicants were 3.1

Redlining in Michigan

Redlining in Metro Detroit, Dearborn, Livonia

Reveal News has done a good investigation on modern redlining from data gathered from the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act. This is what they do report for the Detroit, Dearborn, Livonia area. Reveal found evidence suggesting discrimination in the DETROIT-DEARBORN-LIVONIA, MI metro area. In 2016, black applicants were

Portable Apps – VLC – Video Capture

Available in the Portable Apps suite is a portable version of VLC. VLC is a great program that can play many different type of audio and video files, here we will focus on how to do video capture.  This was inspired my someone asking me

PortableApps – VeraCrypt

VeraCrypt is a free disk encryption utility allowing you to both encrypt full physical drives and make encrypted logical volumes. VeraCrypt requires admin rights to operate.

PortableApps – IrfanView

IrfanView is a free graphic viewer for Windows and is one of the first things I install when I am at a new computer.  It is even better that there is a portable version. 

PortableApps

When we move from computer to computer and not each one has the same software or configuration, PortableApps can help in proving a section of apps (programs) that can provide a verity of tools to get things done.

Raspberry Pi Arrived

Yesterday, the Raspberry Pi arrived from Amazon. My son was excited and wanted to start on it right way, but be had other things to do. Looking though the manual, I was impress at the options and it looks fairly easy to put together. After reading

Ann Arbor Veterans Park

Veterans Memorial Park

Ann Arbor Vets park has more to offer than just the pool and ice arena. The park has a host of baseball fields, hills, shelter, tennis court, and playground. There is a large hill that overlooks that fields and skate park that also doubles as