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Stories by Mario Salazar

Mario Salazar is a combat infantry Vietnam Vet, world traveler, renaissance reconnaissance man, pacifist, metal smith, glass artisan, computer programmer and he has a Master of Science in Civil/Environmental Engineering. Now retired from the Environmental Protection Agency and living in Montgomery County, Mario will share with you his life, his thoughts, his musing on living in yet another century of change. He will also try to convey his joy of being old.

A personal home server: How to build and maintain your own

Hosting can refer to working through an external hosting service, like WP-Engine that CommDigiNews uses. This allows you to move your website from idea to being a findable presence on the web with minimal muss and fuss. Your other option is to develop your own home server.

Disincentives for renewable energy systems in public buildings

Solar panels. From MONTGOMERY VILLAGE, MD., July 16, 2017 – While our energy sources have been evolving, fossil fuels still have a strong hold on our sources of production. Solar and other renewable sources have gained momentum in the last couple of decades and many believe that they are the way of the future. ...

2016, a presidential campaign for the ages

Let’s hope that his shallow statements and lack of specificity about his intentions mean that he will let his advisers lead him and us into a reasonably rational and productive future.