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What computer should I get?

Since I sell PC type computers, don’t expect a completely unbiased report. People ask me if I think they should by an Apple computer, or a PC type computer.  The advantages of a Mac can’t be ignored.  There is a … Continue reading

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Teaching Computers in Reno (10/13)

Yesterday I broke down and bought 10 USB Thumb drives.  In my computer class, I always tell my students that they need to get themselves a USB Thumb drive in order to save and transport their data from one computer … Continue reading

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Computer class in Reno (more)

I taught only 6 people yesterday.  Everybody kept up pretty well except one person in the back.  She just wasn’t into it.  I’m not sure what she expected out of the class, but she already had an email address and … Continue reading

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Northern Nevada Chamber of Commerce Business Forum

I went to the Northern Nevada Chamber of Commerce Business Forum on Tuesday. (www.sparkschamber.org | Connect with us on Facebook | Email Us)  It was a good networking event.  I got to meet with a lot of the local businesses … Continue reading

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Career fair at the Hilton

On Monday, I got notice at Pronet (http://www.pronetreno.com/) that there was going to be a career fair at the Grand Sierra in Reno (http://grandsierraresort.com/). About the time I was getting ready to go, I got a phone call from a … 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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Another Computer Class

I taught another computer class in Reno yesterday.  I teach a beginning computer class at the Reno Job Connect office in the Reno Town Mall for unemployed adults. These are people who are finding out that many employers will only … Continue reading

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Teaching Computers to the uninitiated

I taught my forth computer literacy class at the Reno Job Connect center at Reno Town Mall (formerly Old Town Mall).  My students are people who have avoided computers for all of their lives.  Mostly people who have gotten caught … Continue reading

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Two routers on one home network

This subject is a little deeper than I usually get. I had a wired Linksys router for my home network for a number of years.  It was fine for my three computers.  When my grandson moved his computer upstairs I … Continue reading

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Walking the streets.

Well, I’ve handed out about 75 to a hundred fliers to the houses right around mine.  I’ve gotten zero results.  Maybe I just need to wait a while longer.  It is a bit discouraging though.  I’m sure something will break … Continue reading

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