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Back from the dead… WordPress blogging tip for coders – Code Excerpts.

So a while back i stopped blogging, of course very few would know that since no one reads this blog.  Well the good news is I am back! I recently transitioned from Windows to my arch nemesis Apple.  In doing

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Posted in General, Microsoft, Programming

Microsoft Bluetooth Notebook Mouse 5000 won’t re-pair

Ran into an issue yesterday when my mouse randomly wouldn’t “connect.” It showed up the in the device manager but never would actually work.      One issue I saw was there were no “hardware” device functions listed if I

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QPID Python API – Careful with your content…

Just wanted to throw out something that to me wasn’t obvious. We ran into an issue today where  our send was crashing.  Nothing crazy about the code something like message = Message() message.subject = "headache" message.content = message_content sender.send(message) And

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Verizon Customer Service and IT Continued…

Its no shock that my experience dealing with Verizon customer service ended with this survey: 1.5 Hour earlier: In attempt to access my DVR.. so i log onto http://www.verizon.com/ click some links and ultimately try to transition to http://verizon.com/fiostvcentral/.  You

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Posted in Amazement, General, Issues, Life, Verizon

Annoying Email Messages

Advertisement emails… we all get them, even though we uncheck that stupid box “Subscribe to Promotions.”  But its time to stop ignoring them.  Think about all the time you spend managing emails that you don’t even read?  The process is

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Posted in Amazement, General, Google, Issues, Life, Thoughts, Web Sites, World Wide Web

Verizon IT & Customer Support

Been really busy recently, so I haven’t had time to do some post, but luckly Verizon provided me with some inspiration.  So Verizon FIOS is amazing, I will not argue the fact that Verizon delivers an amazing product.  They do

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Posted in Cell Phones, Customer Service, Issues, Life, Thoughts, Verizon, World Wide Web

Interrupting your user

When designing user interfaces a lot of thought needs to go into when you are going to interrupt a user.  I am going to walk you through an example of what not to do.  My example deals with messing around

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Posted in C#, Issues, Java, LinkedIn, Microsoft, Programming, Windows