quothe the raven
IM conversation between me and another tech here: Marc [7:29 AM]: me: VCPI can I help you? caller: Its all gone! me: What is all gone? caller: Everything! And my screen is red…. me: ??? Jeff [7:31 AM]: red screen of death? sounds like a Poe tech manualhttp://feeds.feedburner.com/ThisIsWhyYourHoldTimeIsSoLong
more information has come to light
After crying for awhile, I decided to see if I could figure out any more of this story. In a compassionate moment, I thought “Clearly there is something else going on here, and the rest of the story needs to be told.” So I go back onto Facebook, which at this point is a little like going back into the water after a great white started eating tourists in your New England town. Her was...
oh and by the way
So I login to Facebook and they have this new format that caught me by surprise. Instead of having everyone’s “status” updates in their normal 10pt font that can easily fade into the background, they now have it large and unavoidable. Before I could sort of scan over my friend’s updates and get a general sense of the world; now I’m assaulted by every thing by...
I’m not bragging here, but this is probably the best compliment I’ve gotten from a customer. After getting a printer that hadn’t worked for years to print out pictures, she told me (in heavy accent), “Oh my thank you so much! I am going to build a temple for you in India!” I had to restrain myself from doing the Bill Murray, “…so I got that goin’...
I apologize in advance for this one, as it probably is only funny to technicians and people I work with. This is the equation of how hardware can be more easily identified: TV = Monitor Monitor = Computer Computer = Neoware Neoware = Modem Modem = Jet Direct Jet Direct = I don’t see one of those By the transitive property, computers don’t...
like a confused college freshman, it goes both...
her: “My keyboard isn’t working and the lights for Capslock and Numlock won’t light up” me: “Alright, it sounds like it may not be connected to your computer. Can I get you to find the cable that comes out of the keyboard and tell me where it plugs in?” her: “OK (noises of stuff being moved around) hmmm, well it looks like it just goes into...