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Monthly Archives: June 2008
I know this is old, and some people are complaining about mentioning it, but it seems to me that there’s enough hardship in using Windows to make it relevant. It’s a complaint e-mail from Bill Gates to folks at Microsoft … Continue reading
There’s a good post on the Help Desk at TechRepublic on support requests one should turn down. Since I provide support generally on an annual basis, this is something I have already learned. I have also learned that simply having … Continue reading
I’ve often watched John Webb (my stepson) pitch a very good game only to lose either because the other team’s pitcher was also pitching a good game or because the bats on his team just didn’t come to life. Well, … Continue reading
The smartphone wars may be heating up, with lots of wonderful new entrants, but I still like my Palm Centro, and don’t use all its capabilities.
I found a new service today via my WebProNews e-mail called Twellow.com. What Twellow.com does is let you easily find people that you might want to follow. It is, as it’s name suggests, a sort of yellow pages for Twitter. … Continue reading
This was just a funny experience I had diagnosing a client’s network problem over the phone. Fortunately I had a young man on the other end of the line who reported accurately. (For those who receive customer service, one of … Continue reading
From a Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory franchise, according to The Consumerist. I bring this up to point out that a minimum level of common sense is required for good customer service. If you think you have enough rules to cover … Continue reading
Update: It obviously worked. Simple Tags was the only plugin to complain so far. WordPress has gone to 2.6 beta, and I’m trying it here. Despite the dangers of beta software, I usually go ahead and work with it. Please … Continue reading
I just converted a database for UTF8 using the UTF8 Database Converter. It provides dire warnings about using it for versions after 2.2, but having made a complete backup, I decided to try it anyhow. It worked beautifully. The database … Continue reading
In honor of John Webb pitching for the Pensacola Pelicans, I’m featuring a picture of a game going on at the Pelican Park here in Pensacola. I’ll have to fix the text color.