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Will Customer Service Suffer from Layoffs?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (3.1MB) Brought to you by Citrix’ GotoMeeting – Free 30 day trial – No CC needed: GoToMeeting.com/techpodcasts. You’ve been working at your job for years. You’ve made lots of money for the company and are the most loyal employee they know of. Yet, tough times are ahead and the company decides you are one of the 10% they have to let go to stay afloat. It’s a frustrating thing to have happen, but what are you gonna do? Now let’s flip that: You are at your job and survive the cut, but now...

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Major Website Updates – Bitstrips

OK. It’s 4:51 AM and I am still up in front of the computer. I spent a lot of time on the site today doing major fixes and finishing the move of all the media. At 4 AM this morning, I completed the task. All 153 Podcasts are now on a new server. You should be able to get to any of the content over the last year. Since I was up, I decided to commemerate with a Bitstrip. I call it an esoteric look at re-coding. Now I am going to sleep. Good night. ZZZZZ……….

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Not Quite Dead Yet – Bitstrips

Something happened to me yesterday that not only took me by surprise, it threw my whole day off. My laptop stopped working. I closed the case to get ready to go to the coffee shop and the hard drive started clicking. When I turned the computer off then back on, the hard drive wouldn’t initialize. I took the drive out of the laptop and ran diagnostics on it. No problems. I ran a full CHKDSK and fixed some bad sectors. I then proceeded in full backup and cleanup mode (removing files, defragmenting, etc). When I popped the drive back in...

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BYOC – Personal Computer As a Corporate Machine?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (3.0MB) As a consultant, I use my own equipment all the time. When I get to a specific client, sometimes I am asked to sign a waiver that states I will not take company data. I sign it because I am not going to ruin any relationship by walking out with secrets or customer lists. Data nowadays can be controlled. We at the Quickcast have talked about how that can happen many a time. However, the most important thing in a work environment is to make sure the data stays within the company...

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Ep. #50 – 9-10-08 – Lots of news and info on forums

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (25.5MB) Visitor Spike – New Forum – Football Week 1 – Funny Scam Email – Nominate on People Choice Pod – Sept 15th Give to the Salvation Army Try GoToMeeting free for 30 days – No CC needed: GoToMeeting.com/techpodcasts. Get IT Certified – Careersaver.com – 10% off with Code “Geek08″ 877-654-2265

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With multiple years of experience as an IT Specialist, I have done it all. From Windows Desktops to Servers. Macs and even Linux. All sorts of programs and services. I have set up a profile at http://www.crossloop.com/geekazine. Feel free to come over and let me know what your computer problems are. I might just feature you on this site in a Video podcast (at your discression of course). Crossloop is an interesting program setup to help you with your computer problems by getting in touch with people like me.

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Customer Service – How Social Networking makes the job that much harder.

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (2.5MB) Podcast (quickcast): Play in new window | Download (Duration: 5:26 — 2.5MB) *Updated 03-13 -08. See Below Snafu.  Freedictionary.com defines it as “A chaotic or confused situation”. The word SNAFU is an acronym, in which most of it I cannot decode here, so I’ll fudge it a bit. Situation Normal All Fouled Up. If you were to go through a snafu a few years ago with a company, you would most likely grumble to your friends and family and then move on – Little impact on that. However, in this day and age,...

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Vocalo.org Ep 8 – NUDAR GPS

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (6.4MB) Hear the show here – http://vocalo.org/play/?playerID=13942  608-205-4378 Geekazine@gmail.com Wiidinitis Microsoft Sued on Vista PC’s NUDAR GPS Feature – Service Packs

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Vocalo.org Ep 7 – Goldfish are Smartfish

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (6.4MB) http://vocalo.org/play/?playerID=13732 608-205-4378 Geekazine@gmail.com www.geekazine.com HD-DVD Throws in the Towel Goldfish are Smartfish?  Rush Limbaugh begs Steve Jobs to fix bugs Feature Article: Facebook and MySpace Given up for Lent Transcript