Internet

SOPA and Protect IP

If I told you that there is battle being waged with Microsoft in one corner and Google in the other, you wouldn’t be horribly surprised.  If I were to tell you that John McCain supports one side and Nancy Pelosi supports the other, you still wouldn’t think anything of it.  What if I were to tell you that on the side of Microsoft and John McCain is ultra-liberal, Minnesota Democrat, Al...

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Rule Number Never: Blame Someone Else

Rule Number Never: Blame Someone Else

It seems to me that the number one rule for techs these days is “Blame Someone Else”.  They are really ruining things for those of us that would like to, you know, help our clients.  It seems lazy and almost offensive to me for someone to leave their client with a single sentence prognosis that places all the blame on someone not even in the conversation while getting the tech away...

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Self-Troubleshooting: The Internet Is Down

This is going to be the first in a series of articles that I’m going to post to help people do a little “Self-Troubleshooting”.  Keep in mind that Troubleshooting isn’t necessarily the same thing as problem solving.  If you are able to resolve your issue, that would be a great side effect, but more than anything we’re trying to gather information and find the point...

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