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About whatisblivit

I have been working with computers since the Commodore Vic20. I've been building PC's since about 1989. I received my Electrical Engineering degree in 1986. I have been building and maintaining my extended families computers since about 1996.

UNR Networking Practice Session

On Friday September 24th I attended a networking practice session put on by the UNR College of Business. In addition to Blivit Design (I sent my entire staff), there were several companies represented.  I only spoke with a person from … Continue reading

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Teaching computers in Reno

I got a chance to implement my changes to the way I teach the beginning computer class in Reno.  The way the class runs, we introduce the mouse buttons, the keyboard and some of the special characters, and the shift, … Continue reading

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BIOS passwords

BIOS passwords While handing out fliers and business cards to the people in line at the Hilton Career faire, somebody told me that their computer had a password put on the bios that they didn’t know.  It was really bad, … Continue reading

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Career fair at the Hilton

On Monday, I got notice at Pronet ( that there was going to be a career fair at the Grand Sierra in Reno ( About the time I was getting ready to go, I got a phone call from a … Continue reading

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Teaching Computers in Reno

I went into Pronet to get my teaching kit last Wednesday and I was told that the class had been cancelled.  They told me that only three people had signed up for the class, so they were going to have … Continue reading

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Latest computer class

Last Wednesday, I checked the voice mail on my phone and I’d received a message from the new class organizer for the computer class I have been teaching the last few weeks.  I had to leave the Pronet meeting early … Continue reading

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Advertising at the Rib Cookoff

On Friday, I made up some signs with “ Computers!” and my special logo, and I put them up in strategic locations at the “Best in the West Rib Cookoff”.  This is an annual Bacchanalia in Sparks where we pig … Continue reading

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