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Gov20Camp Reaction

On March 28, 2009, in Technology, by Administrator
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I’ll admit to being a bit skeptical about Gov20Camp when I heard that attendance was going to exceed 500 people.  While I am familiar and comfortable with the concept of a bar camp unconference, I just hard a hard time imaging how you organize such a large group.  I was one of the first sponsors […]

Google Voice impressions

On March 19, 2009, in Technology, by Administrator
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Google Voice is an interesting service and seems to work well. A couple of observations: 1)Voicemail is not forwarded as an attachment via email. Every other service I have tested does that. 2)SMS integration is very nice and is one area where Google is ahead of the curve. 3)Granularity in settings is severely lagging. For […]

Boycott DirecTV

On March 13, 2009, in Technology, by Administrator
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I’ve been a DirectTV customer for over 6 years paying about $100.00 a month for services. I’ve recently switched to FiOS and called DirectTV to disconnect my account. Imagine my surprise when I was told that: 1) The replacement DVR I bought for $200.00 is considered “leased equipment” that must be returned to them. This […]

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