Author Archives: danielsimms

AAAAAAAAAARRRRRGH! The copyright website is closed till Monday!

…so I’ll have to file the copyright then… Guess I’ll go help Dave hunt his sock puppet… Advertisements

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David Schoenenburg released some new titles

…and he hasn’t had time to do a lot of publicity about them.  But you can see for yourself at davidschoenenburg.wordpress.com Maybe he’ll do something else that’s useful, as soon as he gets done chasing his sock puppet around. I’m … Continue reading

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“Idiocracy” movie review

This was a really funny movie, but if you are in a customer service or customer assistance related profession, DON’T watch it.  Really.  (A few customer service quotes:  “Hi.  How do I turn off my wireless network security?”  “I was … Continue reading

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Pending Book Release

I ought to have the details out in a couple of days, as soon as I file the copyright…

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Preferences and training of the average PC user

I’ve found, from the number of people who ask for help fixing PC malfunctions, that the average user, even highly trained (in other fields) people, doesn’t appear to know anything about PC security, and can’t select a good antivirus/malware program … Continue reading

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ASUS laptops

These come with a one-year accidental damage warranty.  This looks like the best deal on the Net.  I just got done checking out the cheapest ASUS laptop I could find, and it’s got this coverage.  In an upcoming post, I … Continue reading

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Some common acronyms on the test…

ISP – Internet Service Provider – Company that provides a building’s connection to the Internet HTTP – Hypertext Transfer Protocol HTTPS – Hypertext Tansfer Protocol Secure – Used for business transactions and exchange of sensitive data like credit card numbers … Continue reading

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