Monthly Archives: June 2006

Dear Internet, its Microsoft, not Micro$oft

Grow up.

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Being a Geek in Peoria

While I’m loving working from home, there is something to be said for human contact.  So I signed up for a bunch of technology related interests on Meetup.com and subscribed to Peoria events at Upcoming.org. I also found a local … Continue reading

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Part 2 of I Hate SBC and at&t …

…but I love Josh the DSL Specialist. So I called that magical SBC/at&t DSL Specialist phone number I mentioned in my last post to confirm that I should be receiving DSL service tommorow as I was told over a week … Continue reading

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The Myth of the $400 Computer

While writing a hardware proposal for a small business yesterday, I had to estimate the cost of 8 new desktop computers. Time and time again I’ve had clients surprised when I budget $800-$1,100 per computer when they’ve seen the Dell … Continue reading

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I Hate SBC and at&t …

… and evidently they hate me as well. I’ve now had to order DSL 3 times and my order status still doesn’t show up via any automated system. Somehow being 1 mile from downtown Peoria puts me on the edge … Continue reading

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Hello Peoria

Sam and I are finally getting settled in our new house in Peoria. We’ve had plenty of fun experiences like: Fixing a leak in our water main (thanks Dwayne Gibbs!) Fixing our stove’s electrical outlet (thanks Josh Stuber!) Rewiring all … Continue reading

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