Words of holiday wisdom

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“Just got handed a Compaq Presario laptop, it is older than the dust in my basement. It has a fried backlight, useless CDROM, and dead battery. “Can you clean this up so I can give it to someone who doesn’t have a computer?” I offered to destroy the hard drive and drop it off at […]

A kinda psychic printer

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One day, I get a call to fix a printer issue.  “The printer keeps printing weird stuff!” I’m told.   As I approach the network printer the teacher pulls off several print jobs of strange number/letter codes in very large fonts.   As they throw them into the trash can with the others print jobs….I take a […]

Good Guy Firefighter

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I LOVE this story – Rob — I’m a career firefighter who was a computer science major in a previous life, so I often get tapped to handle my departments IT issues. Sometimes, that duty spills over to actual emergencies. We responded to a house fire and were the second truck on the scene. The […]