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I'm a web developer at the University of California, Irvine in the Office of Information Technology (OIT).

I am responsible our simple web hosting solutions using WordPress Multisite - UCI Sites and Faculty Websites . I am also responsible for the Office of Information Technology's public website which is currently using WordPress as the content management system.

I'm an avid baker, love to draw, and am well on my way to becoming a cat lady.

Sylvia Bass

Oracle Calendar and iPhone

November 19, 2009

Unfortunately, there is not yet a seamless way to get your Oracle Calendar data into the native iPhone calendar app. I’ve tried many ways, only to get frustrated and end up going back to adding events manually to iCal. There is a commercial iPhone App called “Todo+Cal” that talks directly to Oracle Calendar. The downside…

Treading Water

October 7, 2009

It seems like everyday there is more to do and less time do get things done. I used to be able to manage things by phone, email, or in person. Now, if I don’t write everything down, little bits slip through the cracks. I don’t want to let anyone down and I don’t want to…

We’ve Launched!

August 21, 2009

After months of work, we’ve finally launched the UCI Blog service. We’re starting out by announcing it to some of our more technical users like the CSCs, the Web Developers and the OIT staff. So far so good. The one behavior I didn’t anticipate was that folks are logging in but not creating blogs. For…