I'm sitting in a Starbucks getting some work done, along with a number of students and to my surprise, and elderly couple that set up shop for a Friday Evening of coffee and computing.
Thursday, February 27, 2014
No Agenda Show for Thursday February 27th 2014
Executive Producers:Sir Michael Allen Knight of the Railroad conductors, Sir Kraut Brothers of 89th and Bluegrass
Associate Executive Producers:Sir Nate Wilson, Anonymous, Sir Funk
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Knighthoods: Sir Michael Allen Knight of the Railroad connductors and mover of homeless and drunks
Titles: Sir Funk -->> Baronet
Art By: fesitval wibrowski
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Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Monday, February 24, 2014
If you are an everyday user of the internet, surfing various websites for information as a typical user. A person that would consider themselves NOT technically apt but capable of using what tools they have in front of them, then you most likely should pay attention to this simple tip.
F1 is your best friend on the computer! No matter where you are, when you get stuck, try the F1 key first. I have blogged about this a few times in the past, with one that even included a small rant.
A few very basic things that I see happen to those using Chrome are the default home page and/or start page gets hijacked by something like the ASK web toolbar (for example). Along with this, you may also find new icons on your system tray (lower right corner of your computer), like SPEEDY PC or other malicious items that you know where there the last time you used your computer. These likely got installed by the accidental click on some banner ad within a website you visited or a pop up ad that you THOUGHT you clicked on the X to close it but that X was actually the permission it required to install. Chrome is very good when it comes to monitoring and securing your browsing but it isn't perfect no matter how advanced and up to date it tries to stay, there are always going to be the malicious script that sneaks through until a new Chrome Build is released. This is also where you may find some useful EXTENSIONS that you can use within the browser itself, although I do caution on many as they will only slow down your web surfing experience and may also cause you many false positives and/or blocking of legitimate websites. I therefore do not use any 'ad-blocking' or 'pop up blocker' extensions personally. I keep the extensions I use to more useful tools like 'read it later/instapaper' and 'checker plus for gmail', or the Google calendar checker extension. Of course you know where to look for these extensions, now that you have read the Chrome Help page..
The main thing when using any web browser is knowing the basic tools which would include things like the Home button, Refresh and New Tabs as well as knowing how to create a shortcut/bookmark as well as MANAGING BOOKMARKS. One other area where I find many client browsers all messed up with numerous bookmarks that are now dead and/or placed in sub folders of other folders, knowing they have no idea they even did this. Therefore getting familiar with the management of your bookmarks is most likely key.
As always, with this or any other issues you may have, you can always contact me directly and I can help clear things up for you.
Sunday, February 23, 2014
No Agenda Show for Sunday February 23d 2014
Tears Will Come
Executive Producer:Arch Duke Sir David Foley of Silicon Valley
Associate Executive Producers: Sir Mark Wilson, Peter Ciszewski
594 Club Member: Arch Duke Sir David Foley of Silicon Valley
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Art By: Nick the Rat
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Saturday, February 22, 2014
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There are plenty of things to talk about on the capture of the head of the Sinaloa cartel Joaquin Guzman. Since the Sinaloa cartel was believed to be in bed with the US Justice Department, you can be sure that your No Agenda Show will have some new angles to consider. Show and encourage you to listen to the most important news analysis show done by anyone. Ukraine is now at the forefront, but so too Mexico with the curious
There will be more about Putin, Obama and the EU of course, but we have to be looking for a six week cycle event. Again these are things you will hear discussed no place else. Because commercial interests do not allow such discussions to take place. It is just that simple. And that is why you support the show. You also support the show for the deep knowledge and insight you gain from our analysis. Please continue to do so with a contribution of whatever you can afford, no amount is too small byclicking here.
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Thursday, February 20, 2014
No Agenda Show for Thursday February 20th 2014
Abundance of Caution
Special Executive Producers: Sir Dr. Sharkey, Sir Baz Von Bateau, Li Jiang, Sir Kurt of the Frozen North
Executive Producers: Sir Brett Mahoney, Shane O'Hare
Associate Executive Producer: Sir S. Russell Williams, Daniel Carda
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Knighthoods: Kurt Danielson -> Sir Kurt of the Frozen North,
Titles: Sir S Russell Williams -> Baronet, Brian House -> Sir Baz Von Bateau
Art By: Joshua Pettigrew
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Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Sunday, February 16, 2014
No Agenda Show For Sunday February 16th 2014
Taser Taser Taser!
Special Executive Producers: Sir David Foley Arch Duke of Silicon Valley, Sir Hank, The Kraut Brothers
Executive Producers: Sir Grant Cynor, Diego Oriato, Aaron Baer, Tim Wicinski, Blue Jules
Associate Executive Producers: Sir Mark Baron of Tokyo
592 Club Members:Sir Grant Cynor, Diego Oriato
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Knighthoods: The Kraut Brothers, Grant Cynor
Art By: MartinJJ
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Saturday, February 15, 2014
When it is time to buy a new cell phone, a question I get quite often is whether or not sticking with the same company is smart and/or upgrading to a new plan is best. This recent post from theverge.com breaks it down pretty well, even though this is based on American plans, you can use this analysis for most Canadian plans as the carriers continue to change the way you can purchase phones and plans.
Since you can always buy an 'unlocked' phone and choose to go month to month, some will say that you will end up paying more than if you were to go with purchasing a phone and plan together, subsidizing it over the contract plan. The biggest thing to remember if you do decide to go with a long-term contract (1, 2 or 3 years) is you are going to be paying to break it and 2 to 3 years is a long time to be with a company that you all of a sudden start to have issues with. Therefore if you do decide to go with the contract/subsidized phone plan, I would suggest nothing more than 1 year.
Got more questions? Feel free to ask me. I am always here to help!
You can count on your No Agenda Show to deliver actual news . This is despite everyone in the mainstream media being gah-gah over the Olympics despite the US State Department’s best efforts to belittle the event because it is in Russia. That didn’t work and all you sports fans can get your fill of exciting moments in the various sports such as women’s curling, ice jumping, ski flipping, snowboard stunts, ice pole dancing, snow trampoline and hockey. It’s riveting.
The ice crab race
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One of the interesting news items this week was the harsh rejection of the UAW Union by the workers at the VW plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The giant union, of which I was twice a member, wants to unionize the so-called transplant companies who build “imported” cars here in the USA. It may mark the symbolic end of major labor unions in the USA as they may have simply out-lived their usefulness. As a person involved in Unions most of my life, you will want to hear my thoughts about this. support and I personally want to remind you to
Ok, now just stand still.
Celebrity news is big this week (and every week) as Ellen Page, in a blatant effort to get more Twitter followers came out of the closet as gay. (Does anyone come out of the closet as straight? Or ambivalent? Why not?) This revelation was all over the news because it is so important to everyone, especially Page who needs more followers. Your No Agenda Show will have none of this nonsense. Follow @adamcurry and @therealdvorak instead.
Guess what? I'm GAY!! Follow me!
In more important news, apparently the big Beluga whales have been infected by Toxoplasma Gondii, the weird cat parasite that makes people actually like cats. This has been blamed on Global warming, of course. I blame it on cats. This is an omen that says “Support No Agenda” in the morning.
You will OBEY!
Make sure to catch the contribute today.
John C. Dvorak
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Thursday, February 13, 2014
No Agenda Show for Thursday February 13th 2014
Executive Producers: Sir Frank Ajzensztat, Sir Philip Meason, Anonymous, Jordan Goodfellow, Sir Berry Kroeger
Associate Executive Producers: Rachel Anderson, Anthony Colangelo, Sir Richard Haraznek, Taphon Maddison
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Knighthoods:Berry Kroeger -->>Knight
Titles: Sir Frank Ajzensztat -->> Baronett
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Wednesday, February 12, 2014