Category Archives: Guides

FAQ: Password Management.

“Treat your password like your toothbrush. Don’t let anybody else use it, and get a new one every six months.” ~ Clifford Stoll How do you manage all the passwords for computers?  I’m sure most of you are familiar with … Continue reading

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Lesson One: Fronting a band at a Bar

“People don’t dance to brilliant guitar solos or heady changes, they dance to the hook lyrics of a simple chorus.” This was posted in Miami craigslist by a club owner about the bands he encounters, and also the realities of … Continue reading

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2013 Resolutions a la Commitments

“New Year’s Day now is the accepted time to make your regular annual good resolutions. Next week you can begin paving hell with them as usual.” ~ Mark Twain With all the talk and jokes about New Year resolutions going … Continue reading

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Musician Gig Snapshot ~ 2012

“The Music Business is a cruel and shallow money trench, a long plastic hallwaywhere thieves and pimps run free and good men die like dogs. There’s also anegative side.” ~ falsely accredited to Hunter S. Thompson Recently this article popped … Continue reading

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Free Stuff

“The best things in life are free.” ~ American Proverb It’s a foggy, northwest winter morning and I am on vacation from work. I have been meaning to capture some of the cool free stuff (or near free) I’ve discovered … Continue reading

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WordPress Reader Statistics

WordPress has upped their game when it comes to blog statistics. I’m loving the new counter that not only tracks views but now provides the number of vistors. Thank you WordPress!

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New Christmas Icons & Tracking Cookies

How much do you like this from All Things D? Times they are a changin’. Two things that pop out at me with this comic. This is a funny but poignant cartoon.  And all Things D warns you about tracking … Continue reading

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It’s new computer time for Casa du Glassa

“A computer once beat me at chess, but it was no match for me at kick boxing.” ~ Emo Philips Suzy and I decided to replace our twin Dell desktop computers from 2007. I like and buy from Dell because: … Continue reading

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Protect Yourself from ID Theft

“I don’t need to worry about identity theft because no one wants to be me.” ~ Josie Fleschute Approximately 15 million United States residents have their identities used fraudulently each year with financial losses totalling upwards of $50 billion. On … Continue reading

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Kids are Shopping Online

“Shopping tip:  You can get shoes for 85 cents at the bowling alley.”  ~ Anon How do we introduce younger consumers to online retail? With limited research, I can say with 0% certainty that nothing comprehensive exists to teach young … Continue reading

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