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Since January of 2014, I have gone on a personal and professional quest to research the importance of technology literacy in the workplace...and it truly amazes me how individuals today still take for granted the importance and necessity of technology literacy skills in the workplace. I came across article after article about the importance of being computer literate in the workplace, the importance of basic computer skills and the importance of computers skills as an office professional. Therefore I am re-focusing my training & consulting efforts to educate individuals on how to become more efficient, effective and productive users of technology with a strong focus on the Microsoft Office Suite applications. After-all, how can you ignore this statistic….according to Microsoft, 1.1 billion people (or 1 in 7 people on the planet) use Microsoft Office. Today’s broadcast will discuss how the very applications that sit on desktops at many places of work offer individuals more options and a greater ability to become successful employees in the workplace…the catch is enhance one’s technology skill sets, identify the issues and obstacles they face, and to begin integrating these new skills sets with the experience each individual possesses to minimize, if not, eliminate these obstacles.
I am starting with the workplace during this broadcast and I will discuss how to achieve e-squared-p at home, professionally, and academically on future broadcasts. So stop by my web site, www.tabtraining.com, or lookup TABRadio here on BlogTalkRadio.
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Do you often say, I know I saved it somewhere? Our desktops, laptops and tablets have become as clutter as our homes and lives. Join me as I share techniques I use that can help you conquer your digital clutter and organize electronic documents so you can find them the first time you look. Tune in and get tips to help you at home and in the office.
As a Life Strategist I have been helping clients get organized in their homes offices and lives for more than 20 years.
Ms. Computer Lady returns LIVE with the one-on-one. Join her as she brings to light that according to Microsoft, Windows XP will no longer receive updates or support come April 8, 2014.
Many who loved Windows XP will either have to adjust to the more current operating systems (i.e., Windows 7, Windows 8.1), take chances to upgrade to another system that will no longer receive support soon (Windows Vista), or continue their love for Windows XP and take chances.
Find out from Ms. Computer Lady about the end of the so beloved XP and its symbol (courtesy of www.microsoft.com) millions have come to know and love. Learn first hand what's involved in the upgrading process, steps in the backup process of your computers (i.e., desktops, laptops, smartphones, tablets, etc.), and just a few insights on what's involved in Windows 8.1.
Any questions? You will need to come to the Ms. Computer Lady Show to get them answered.
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“Pocket the Money!” was first released in 2010 and originally intended to cater to the self-help core of American homeowners and homerenters relative to the things they needed done in, on, and around their properties. However, as the message evolved, it became more and more apparent that, in spite of how determined so many people of the private home sector are towards doing their own projects, the bottom line is that there are just too many of them to be accomplished, yet so little time and skill to actually consummate those personal aspirations. In light of this fact, “Pocket the Money!” quickly evolved, establishing the basis of what HGRBS purports and practices, today. Hence, each new edition evolved during the course of each succeeding year to be better and more authorized than the one before.
Some of the challenges covered….
When to take on your own home projects and when to hire trades people
Why consider residential contractors
Why it is strongly advisable to research individual contractors and contract firm.
*New Book: I’ve just released a new book which may be of interest to you. I’ve got it arranged where it is sent directly to home desktops (as a figure speech): “Power in the House!” (114 pages of home power). It’s my New 2014 Home Desktop Edition especially formatted for home desktop printing and copying. Afterall, home is where the action is.
For details: Power in the House!
Video Games are often considered the bane of modern day existense. That they are nothing more than a means to dull the brain with no productive outcome.
Well, those who hold this opinion may be surprised to know that video games and gaming in general are drivers of great technological advancement in a variety of fields - from the computer graphics that display games, to artificial intelligence that run games & play as the "computer", to personal computing computational power that handles advanced graphics & AI on ever smaller form factors from desktops to laptops to tables and even to phones. There are even more subtle advances that most people don’t think about such as human-user interaction. We’ve come a long way from a keyboard & mouse.
Video games and the consoles on which they are played are big business. Popular video games commonly sell over a million copies. Recently, both Sony's PlayStation 4 and Microsoft's Xbox One have been released, in time for the Christmas holiday buying season and with brisk sales forecasts.
The Tech behind Gaming is a topic we need to discuss. And we’ll do that on Tuesday, December 3rd at 6pm EST. We’ll discuss the development of AI technology, the OS that support gaming, compare the new PlayStation 4 with the Xbox 1, and we’ll also discuss SteamOS and its role as a competitor to Microsoft as an operating system for gaming.
Join Us! And Call in Live on Air at (646) 652-4385.
Hour one: FreePrints is the only free photo print mobile app service on the market. Users just pay a minimal shipping and handling fee, starting as low as $1.99 and never more than $9.99, no matter how many prints are ordered! The FreePrints app is available for virtually any smartphone, including iOS, Android, and Windows Phone. It is also available as an app for Windows 8 desktops, notebooks and tablets. Check it out!
Hour two: Craig and Charles do Computer and Technology News, brought to you by Slimware Utilities, the Official Optimization Software of Computer America, and answer your computer questions!
What's the topic? We don't know until the show starts. We have some ideas on what to talk about - but the callers shape the show! CALL IN!!! Three ways to connect: Call (646) 595-4888Call: (646) 595-4888 to talk to the hosts (POTS, Cell or SkypeOut) Skype in via the webpage, but you'll need to register on BlogTalkRadio.com site first (choose the FREE account, not paid account). Skype call to "PatchAndSwitch" in the Skype directory and leave a voice mail. We'll be on the air and can't take a direct Skype call, eh? See You Online!
Hour one: For nearly 17 years, Mushkin has been dedicated to helping overclockers, gamers, IT managers, digital artists and mobile professionals enhance their computing experience by providing reliable, high-performance products. Mushkin products include a line of flash memory-based products, Solid State Hard Drives and a complete selection of memory upgrades for desktops, notebooks and servers. Here with us tonight from Mushkin is Brian Flood. Brian is Mushkin’s Director of Product Development.
Hour two: Craig and David do Computer and Technology News, brought to you by Slimware Utilities, the Official Optimization Software of Computer America, and answer your computer questions!
This show will take you inside the realm of text messages and your local business. Did you know that text messages get read atleast with in the first hour of receiving it. Mic Dotcom will break down how to use text messages for your business and how to create a database/list to broadcast your message to potiential clients or exsisting customers. Did you know that smart devices are out selling desktops and laptops 5 to 1. Did you know that over half of facebook subscribers use their mobile deviles to interact. Join us live to learn how to take your busness mobile. Get started using Text Message Marketing Now Click Here
Tonight (7.21.2013) I covered more stories in the news:
Polio vaccine had SV40 virus which causes cancer. Salk and Sabin put the SV40 virus in their vaccines to murder millions to cut down the population.
Some police depts are using drones to catch speeders.
The NSA has collected over 20 trillion phone calls and emails since 2001.
Google plans to implant a chip in your brain. I explained the End Game of Big Brother to implant a chip in your body so he can transmit a radio signal to it and have relay that signal directly into your brain. A person will believe his thoughts are his own and not being beamed into his mind from BB. Once BB gets a chip in everyone's body he will be able to have total control over them.
Before then BB can send a transmission to a cellphone, iPad, laptop or desktop computer which could then transmit a radio signal directly into your brain. Cellphones, iPads, laptops and desktops do not have transmitters now, but they will in the future.
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This Thursday, May 16 at 3 p.m. PDT on MetalSmith BenchTalk we'll be airing one of our favorite past episodes from the archives with Harriete Estel Berman, Andy Cooperman, and Brigitte Martin. They discuss the Professional Development Seminar at Meta-Mosaic, the 2013 SNAG conference taking place this week in Toronto, Canada. About: This year's theme is: SACRED COW, PURPLE COW, CASH COW. The sacred cows of craft marketing and design are lame and beginning to stumble. From gallery to studio sale, exhibition space to craft show, the audiences for contemporary craft aren’t responding to old-school notions of display and marketing. They are looking for an entirely different buying experience. We need to re-energize and reconnect to our existing markets and access new ones. We need to find a more innovative approach to display and an interactive marketing model that offers the experience of craft. We need to use smarter advertising and build visibility in new and unexpected places. Our websites need to function across the spectrum from desktops to smart phones, tablets, and televisions. We need to become the purple cow, the one that is unexpected and stands out from the herd – the cow that people notice. The idea of the purple cow was set forth by the marketing entrepreneur Seth Godin. Speakers include: Lara Bazant, Natasha Granastein, Justin D. Hartzman, Rachel Timmins, and Colleen from Clockwork Zero. For more info, visit: http://www.snagmetalsmith.org/conferences/meta-mosaic/programming/professional-development-seminar/.
(Will be LIVE April 19th, 9AM PDT)
Welcome to the first of many episode of "The Patch And Switch Show". We're a couple of guys who after a long line of various jobs in all sorts of industries eventually ended up working at a large software company in wet north west.
We're a couple of Infrastructure geeks who've worked with desktops, servers and everything in-between.
Join us for 42 minutes of stories, live Q&A, special guests and whatever else happens along our path. Almost any question taken - most of them, we'll answer!
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