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Telstra – dealing with 7

Telstra seems to be everywhere on the internet lately, as though a new Telstra is on the way. Some of the articles on it just make us laugh – like this one, by Andrew Penn, it’s CEO, (since 1 May … Continue reading

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Making the latest and best technology part of our lives 4

Further to this post, the letter shown below was sent 11 days ago to someone we’ve found quite helpful in the past – and it hasn’t even been acknowledged, let alone responded to!!! Why? Does he not know the answer? … Continue reading

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Making the latest and best technology part of our lives 3

We’ve been saying for years that the secret to success in our work and private lives is to surround ourselves with the best information and the best experts in the whole wide world. These days, the way we say it … Continue reading

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Stories of progress in technology 1

Story 1. In 1962 a Sydney accountancy firm bought a calculating machine, and got quite a lot of publicity for doing so – it was about the size of a small car, and cost about as much as a small … Continue reading

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The National Broadcasting Network (NBN) 2

We started a previous post on the NBN with, “Will the NBN scandal ever go away?” And now we have this!!! and this:- and this:- Could these things be possibly true – (1) that a third of the people on … Continue reading

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Making the latest and best technology part of our lives 2

An email sent a few minutes ago, (on Thu. 7 Jun 2018,) to someone who comes over on the internet as a technology expert:- A Mon, 18 Jun 2018 update: Our email hasn’t even been acknowledged.

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Making the latest and best technology part of our lives 1

More and more there’s all this great technology out there that has the potential to change our personal and work lives dramatically, in terms of their effectiveness, their efficiency, their convenience, their richness and their enjoyment, if it becomes part … Continue reading

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JustAnswer – pros and cons 1

On the face of it, JustAnswer would seem to have a lot of what we’re looking for. But there are two problems with it. Firstly, it doesn’t seem to give you a choice as to which “expert” you consult. We … Continue reading

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Getting answers to our technology questions over the internet 3

We have often written about our dream, and that is of a world in which, whenever any of us have a technology question or problem, there’s an ordinary email address we can use to describe it to someone, resulting in … Continue reading

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Telstra – dealing with 6

Further to our 18 Mar 2018 post which includes this paragraph:- this is a tweet from Matt Dooley in relation to these events:- So, for Matt Dooley, after 4 months of dealing with Telstra, trying to “get his NBN connection properly … Continue reading

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