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08/16/2018 - 3:02am This is not exactly true…

This is not exactly true... yes, for vanilla AWS or Azure you have limited recourse. However, both also offer enhanced tiers of support that can/will comply even with HIPAA’s draconian standards.

09/12/2016 - 10:13pm One small correction...

With the exception of the bust that led to UCF's second touchdown, Michigan throttled the Citronauts like they should.

Should clearly have been written as:

With the exception of the bust that led to UCF's second touchdown, Michigan juiced the Citronauts like they should.

09/02/2016 - 3:09am My only comment is that the

My only comment is that the liberal use of "Fade up and in" I found a bit annoying. I mean, does the footer really need it too?

04/19/2016 - 7:31pm ... Or $417

... Or $417

09/12/2015 - 4:30pm I grew up on Bo's Michigan

I grew up on Bo's Michigan (went to my first game in 75 as a 5 yr old). So to me the stickers are a welcome return to the Michigan I grew up with. That said, I don't see what all the fuss is about. If the players and coaches like them, why would any fan feel compelled to be so against them? Is your professed love for our "look" so important that you'd sacrifice a motivational tool? Isn't that the same old Form over Function debate that's been debated for eons? Again, I'm fine with them or without. I happen to like them, but *shrug* who cares.... Worry less about how we look, worry more about how we play.

08/16/2015 - 6:33pm Not fair - I live in LA. So,

Not fair - I live in LA. So, my list is too long to post.

08/15/2015 - 8:01pm While they've not yet

While they've not yet announced anthing (that I'm aware of), typically the Alumni Association does a trip package for these typ of events. Usually, it's coordinated and managed by Conlin Travel. I've gone on them before - most recently to the Puerto Rico Tip Off. The whole trip was great. They arrange for all the important details in addition to stuff like being at the welcome banquet, etc. Access and proximity to the team are pretty impressive as well. I shared drinks with coaches, dined with players and their families and basically felt that much closer to the program. I would recommend the experience to any fan.

That said, I was probably one of the youngest in the group of 30-40ish people. Most were in the 50-70 yrs range. There were a few couples in their late 20's early 30's So, if you're looking to hang with a bunch of recent grads and whoop it up, this is not your scene.

07/09/2015 - 11:53pm Wait... Was that person a

Wait... Was that person a tallish, skinny half-Asian? If so, that was me. Lol.

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06/14/2015 - 7:44pm But, but... only the ess eee

But, but... only the ess eee see has speed! He'll probably get slower when he moves into freezing B1G climes...

06/06/2015 - 9:15pm "So... the Watch Edition?

"So... the Watch Edition? Really? But it's like $10K and the battery only lasts a day."

06/03/2015 - 3:41am I would second some sort of

I would second some sort of consecrated thread/board for Mgo-related postings. As mentioned above, the linkedin group seems dead. Something here, directly on the board seems more likely to have 1) traction and 2) focus on the much smaller, dedicated readership of the board.

As it happens, I'm actively looking to fill a couple positions at my startup here in LA. But I wouldn't want to start a thread on the main board for that.

05/23/2015 - 10:08pm Never said it would. I'm not

Never said it would. I'm not trying to argue for or against Nike or Adidas. Just trying to present some real numbers/stats to help others put things in perspective.

05/23/2015 - 9:30pm Actually, I'm not. Quoting

Actually, I'm not. Quoting from the Budget I posted:

Licensing Royalties: Licensing royalties are primarily from apparel and product licenses that use the University's mark in merchandising operations....

Some, not all of that $6.3M is directly from the the cut Michigan gets for every t-shirt sold with the M on it.

05/23/2015 - 9:23pm Michigan's cut of licensed

Michigan's cut of licensed apparel is 12% of wholesale. Most schools are 10%.

05/23/2015 - 7:07pm Actually... Licensing revnue

Actually... Licensing revenue is in the $6M range (http://www.regents.umich.edu/meetings/06-14/2014-06-X-14.pdf)

05/09/2015 - 1:59pm I've been in LA for 20ish

I've been in LA for 20ish years. I live in the H'wood Hills. Given the requirements, I'd second the suggestions of Pasadena, Eagle Rock, Mt. Washington... Great combinations of location and local community without *too* much driving necessary (of course that's relative when we're talking LA ;)

03/11/2015 - 6:06pm 1. CTO
2. Porsche, Tesla
3. I

1. CTO

2. Porsche, Tesla

3. I don't really care what others think, I just like cars. Especially the ones from Stuttgart.

03/11/2015 - 5:57pm The official name for the

The official name for the color is Celeste

03/01/2015 - 7:34pm I'm surprised more people

I'm surprised more people haven't mentioned some of the newer, more tech-savvy options out there...

Lending Club and Prosper offer Peer to Peer lending. If you wouldn't require quick liquidity it's a pretty good way to be fairly protected from the market and still earn nice returns. You need to develop some strategies as to which loans you want to invest in. But there is lots of good advice and tools out there to help with that. Over the last 3 years I've earned a solid 12% annually.

Robo-Advisors such as Betterment and Wealthfront are another option. While an actual financial advisor will charge you 1% - 2% these services charge only a fraction of that. In fact I believe Wealthfront waives the fee for accounts under $15K. They basically use Modern Portfolio Theory to do asset allocation via a set of ETFs and other instruments (typically Vanguard offerings). You could do it yourself if you wanted to... the services just do all the legwork for you. So, it's more of a set it and forget it model. You won't seriously outperform the market with any of these. But hopefully, you'd be protected from downside as they would exit/re-allocate should things take a downturn.

If you feel like being a bit more hands on then something like Motif might be interesting. I saw it mentioned earlier. Basically, it allows you to own lots of stocks without having to actually pay for them individually. One downside, they don't do dividend reinvestment. But say you liked Companies Based in Michigan for some reason, you could build your own little mutual fund of sorts that was made up of those stocks. So, while more forgiving perhaps than owning a single stock, you'd still need to closely monitor the market and investments.

Obviously there's no one right answer... everyone's situation, risk tolerance and requirements are different. So, I'm not suggesting these are necessarily appropriate for you. Just wanted to make sure they were part of the discussion.

02/17/2015 - 4:15am I wonder if you delivered our

I wonder if you delivered our paper... we were on Lennox

02/16/2015 - 7:48pm any Meteor devs out there?

any Meteor devs out there?

02/13/2015 - 8:07pm RE: something more rational

RE: something more rational and likely to succeed (like your contest suggestion):

Yeah, but then Mike Weinberg wouldn't get his 15 minutes...

02/13/2015 - 8:00pm As an alum, if I saw his

As an alum, if I saw his resume come across my desk, I'd probably delete immediately if I saw 'Hail and Unite' cited as a past project.

01/11/2015 - 7:13pm Swag Mattison begs to differ

Swag Mattison begs to differ ;)

01/11/2015 - 7:04pm While the large majority of

While the large majority of players sign on signing day... I think it's important that we keep in mind that signing day is not a deadline. Recruits are free to put their decision off until after the 4th.

01/07/2015 - 7:55pm Could it be that "TheJosh" is

Could it be that "TheJosh" is the Internet noms de plume of our very own Dan Ferrigno?!?! It could explain a lot!

01/04/2015 - 10:56pm Greg Harden ftw

Greg Harden ftw

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01/04/2015 - 10:28pm LSA - I had I think 4 today

LSA - I had I think 4 today (Backend Fetch). They were spread out through the day. Most recent one was when the Marrow staying thread went up. I'd be happy to give you guys my IP if it helps with any troubleshooting, log sleuthing, etc.

01/04/2015 - 10:21pm I'm not agreeing with the OP

I'm not agreeing with the OP here... but in the modern Internet world your specific argument is incorrect.

There are multiple ways to provide additional server/bandwidth resources only as needed. So, no - you don't need to build for the worst case scenario and have it sit idle the rest of the time.

01/04/2015 - 4:36pm According to this homer,

According to this homer, Marrow has already turned us down...

http://www.aseaofblue.com/2015/1/3/7480857/michigan-harbaugh-and-kentucky-football-recruiting

01/02/2015 - 6:46am I'm with you. This will

I'm with you. This will eventually go to eight. Which in my min is even worse. Did anyone see the orange bowl crowd?! Half empty. That used to be one of THE big bowls. But hey, not a playoff bowl so why bother. May as well just ditch the rest of the bowls if we're really going all in on this playoff thing.

Blah - get off my lawn!

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01/02/2015 - 12:53am ^^^^ This... While I was

^^^^ This... While I was definitely not cheering for OSU, I was most definitely enjoying every bit of Bama/Saban pain.

01/02/2015 - 12:45am While that part may not be

While that part may not be true... I can personally vouch for his being a complete tool.

12/31/2014 - 7:37pm All you who have been

All you who have been pooh-poohing everything Shefter says do realize that while he may be an NFL guy... At least he's *our* NFL guy. Graduated in 89 before going to Northwestern.

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12/30/2014 - 12:02am Could be... I'm thinking it

Could be... I'm thinking it may be that they were already planning it for both anyway. I don't have the same insight into the fball side of things. But for bball I know it was a point of emphasis. Right now the walls are just white with some maize and blue striping here and there. Not terribly dynamic. The remodel is full throttle.

12/29/2014 - 10:39pm I doubt this will be an issue

I doubt this will be an issue much longer. I know for example that the bball training facilities are getting a pretty major aesthetic makeover for pretty much the same reasons cited - nothing functionally wrong, just need to step it up in the spit and shine area.

10/05/2014 - 3:03am Just in case today's results

Just in case today's results conviced anyone that might have had second thoughts earlier....

10/04/2014 - 8:24pm What was the coach yelling at

What was the coach yelling at Hurst for?

10/02/2014 - 11:30pm The person(s) that crafted

The person(s) that crafted this response were not hired by DB. Therefore, they are likely not kiss-*ss, yes-(wo)man that worry more about keeping DB happy and the Fort safe than they do about doing an actual good job.

10/02/2014 - 9:12pm How about your friend

How about your friend forward's the original "mass email type deal" she received to you. Then you could forward that to someone else for at least *some* semblance of verification - Instead of giving us a screenshot that is completely unverifiable?

10/01/2014 - 7:27pm Isn't that just as much of an

Isn't that just as much of an indictment though? It says that despite yrs of coaching "in the system", none of our OL has improved enough to beat out an incoming freshman.

10/01/2014 - 12:10am updated every min

09/28/2014 - 2:05am ^^^^^^
THIS!

^^^^^^

THIS!

09/27/2014 - 11:21pm why? is Mo's wife still game?

why? is Mo's wife still game?

09/27/2014 - 9:44pm on offer - bridge in lower

on offer - bridge in lower Manhattan for Michigan Season Tix

09/27/2014 - 9:33pm Why exactly are you with the

Why exactly are you with the coaches on this? I mean, maybe you pull the kid aside and have a little one on one time to explain the finer points of humility. But to sit a clear starter a whole game for something as innocuous as that? Look, I don't know if that's really what went down or if there's more to it. But if it was really as simple as an unfortunate emotional outburst in practice, I'd say that's just another sign of an unglued coaching team.

09/27/2014 - 9:02pm Combine this latest fiasco

Combine this latest fiasco with the Gibbons/Lewan stuff and it becomes nigh impossible to conclude anything other than Hoke is incompetent, deceitful or some combination of the two. None of those are tenable characteristics for the head FB coach at the University of Michigan.

09/27/2014 - 8:42pm Have been a fan since the

Have been a fan since the 70's when my parents taught me to love Michigan Football. Have been a season ticket holder that entire time as well. First through my parents tix, then additionally through my own since I graduated from M in 93. We let my parents lapse this year... just couldn't justify two pairs anymore. I kept mine (though I've given all mine away this yr - not sold, but given). The AD has been all up in my parent's biz about signing back up - Countless offers to re-engage, re-enlist, etc. Pathetic.

I honestly don't know at this point if I'll renew or not. DB has been so completely tone deaf to the wants and needs of the fanbase, all in search of the extra dollar. Couple that with the complete clusterf*ck that the team has become.... ugh. I keep thinking I should just add the money I give to fball to the money I give to bball. At least they seem to be putting it to good use.

08/30/2014 - 3:41pm Hoke said in post-game that

Hoke said in post-game that Peppers could have played second half but they held him out to get him healthy.

08/11/2014 - 3:30pm No error. Jon was the

No error. Jon was the starting SF on the 99 Final Four team.