Randy Kemp
How to solve a Skype connection problem.

How to solve a Skype connection problem.

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During the years 2005 – 2007, I took two years of Spanish, at the College of DuPage. But I forgot a lot. Now that I am relearning it, software like DuoLingo and Fluencia are very helpful. Yet nothing takes the place of real human exchanges. In a language exchange forum, I connected with someone from Mexico. We are exchanging conversations in Spanish and English…

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The Good, The Bad, and The Scary Of Wearable Technology

The Good, The Bad, and The Scary Of Wearable Technology

In Isaac Asimov’s “I, Robot” novels, he shows us a world where technology supersedes established social norms. In his books, nudity is fine as long as it is viewed remotely. As in his fictional worlds, mobile technology and the Internet are changing our culture.

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Tragedies related to cyber-bullyinghave hit the headlines but the more subtle influences to our world may be more important. Microchips…

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Social Media Infographics for the Fourth of July [infographic]

Social Media Infographics for the Fourth of July [infographic]

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The above infographic was suggested by Jamie Flynn TFF-DealingWithAngryCustomersD1_opt The above infographic was created by Dave Landry Jr TFF-M6-SocialMediaEtiquette_opt (1) (1) The above infographic was created by Dave Landry Jr Most of us have been angry customersourselves. That is, until we worked customer service and experienced verbal brutality that can come with customer service first-hand. Isn’t it interesting how working customer…

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What to Consider Before Switching to VoIP

What to Consider Before Switching to VoIP

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This image was selected as a picture of the week on the Farsi Wikipedia for the 13th week, 2011. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

When you plan to develop in-house communication system, the aim must be to add systems and techniques into an existing system. You cannot implement a totally alien technologyin real time basis as it requires study and time to learn the features. The process of…

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Thought experiments for expats

Thought experiments for expats

Do you know what a thought experiment is? According to Wiki, it says, “A thought experiment or Gedankenexperiment (from German) considers some hypothesis, theory,[1] or principle for the purpose of thinking through its consequences. “ So I’m looking at Ecuador and Panama for retirement. A friend is looking at Uruguay. Let’s do some thought experiments.

Thought Experiment 1 Downtown Buenos Aires, from the Sheraton Hotel.

Downtown Buenos…

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3 good free ways for web analytics

3 good free ways for web analytics

 

The Piwik Team

The Piwik Team (Photo credit: Matthieu Aubry.)

Suppose you set up a website. Let’s pretend it’s a self hosted WordPresssite. This would allow you to use a content management system. Then you can add, delete and modify your own content, without resorting to a web master, designer or programmer. But your also faced with the task of keeping tab of visitors, etc. and finding ways to increase…

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Use Attachment Theory to Connect with Customers

Use Attachment Theory to Connect with Customers

Like a romantic relationship, a business relationship cannot be forced. Not everyone wants a deep and meaningful relationship. Others just do not know how to create and maintain a relationship. It is not something they understand or crave. Traumas from the past can be just as detrimental to customer-business relationships as they are to dating relationships.

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Strong Connections

Relationship…

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Is WhatsApp a Threat to Mobile Calls?

Is WhatsApp a Threat to Mobile Calls?

 

 

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The growing rise in the number of users of WhatsApp has thrown the obvious question – will it be a threat to mobile calls? Well, it is still early days to predict any such outcome for the mobile app that has created a renewed interest in mobile based VoIPsystems. WhatsApp is continuously working towards new upgrades that would make it even friendlier for iOS7. VoIP calls are now…

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Solving Communication Bottlenecks with IP Phone Systems

Solving Communication Bottlenecks with IP Phone Systems

The ShoreTel booth at VoiceCon Fall 2005.

The ShoreTel booth at VoiceCon Fall 2005. (Photo credit: Alex Dunne)

The IP phones or VoIP phone help to route your phone calls over the internet or secured LAN. This is simply a great alternative to the PSTN phones for the simple reasons that you do not have to rely on the telephone network at office to make calls. Any user on the same network can be easily connected with the help of VoIPcalls…

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Don’t rely on just sugar coated articles Expat articles

Don’t rely on just sugar coated articles Expat articles

One thing I’ve learned from all my research is this: Don’t rely on just sugar coated articles. So back to my alien folks on the Twilight Zone at

Uruguay architecture

Uruguay architecture (Photo credit: @Doug88888)

It’s entitled to serve man. Now they might have a wonderful and technological advanced society . But they do like to eat visitors for lunch. So articles might be focused on…

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