Articles in Category: Video Commentary

What Information Should I Provide When Asking For Help?

Don’t Be Afraid of Your Computer

Are you afraid of your computer? It could be getting in your way. I’ll look at some ways to become less fearful and more adventuresome.

Brick Risk

Managing Brick Risk

A small number of users will have problems with recent Windows Updates. My take on how to deal with that goes contrary to popular opinion.

BoxCryptor, TrueCrypt, LastPass … Oh My!

BoxCryptor, TrueCrypt, and LastPass all have had issues appear in recent weeks. I’ll review what those are, whether to panic, and how I’m looking forward.

Let’s talk about photographs

One of the most common, and heartbreaking, stories of data loss involves irreplaceable digital photos and videos. I discuss backing up your photos, how I do it, and share some Corgi pictures along the way.

On Career Change

On Career Change

I’m often asked what direction to take when approaching a career in technology. I share some of my thoughts on the matter.

To Flash or not to Flash?

To Flash or not to Flash? That’s a good question!

Adobe Flash has been in the news this week. I’ll talk a bit about why, why solutions aren’t simple, and what I think you should do.

Are we having fun yet?

Are we having fun yet?

I share some of the comments that caught my eye on my earlier video “How do you use your computer for fun?”

Are you ready to lose your phone?

Are You Ready to Lose Your Phone?

A few things to be aware of when it comes to protecting your phone and the information on it.

How do YOU use your computer for FUN?

I’m odd, I have fun with technology every day. What about you? What do you to have fun using your technology?

Change for the Sake of Change?

I hear often from people complaining that the latest update to their favorite software is just “change for the sake of change”. No. Simply …. no.

Why Tech Support is Like Buddhism

Why Tech Support is like Buddhism

There’s a not-that-surprising parallel between tech support professionals and Buddhism.

Knowledge is Power

Knowledge is Power

You have a problem. You want an answer. But what you need may be something more…

My Favorite Question

My Favorite Question

My favorite question? You’ll never guess.

A Peek Behind The Curtain

A Peek Behind the Curtain

A little peek behind my video curtain as I describe my video recording set up & my office…

What is it about YouTube and comments?

What is it about YouTube and comments?

Youtube comments seem to bring out the absolute worst in humanity. I’ll explain the approach I’m taking to my Youtube videos.

Mac versus PC: It’s Over

The old debate – Mac versus PC – is over, in my opinion. And we all won.