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7.30.2014

Tracking down call SPAM

Finally had a chance to catch the phone and figured out that 785-799-3567 was a call from what sounded like "Redmond Media Group" (though some Internet posts show it as "Red Media Group" -- hard to make out exactly what their name was.)

Why are they calling several times a day? Turns out this firm has been repeatedly calling to offer... a "Redhat Enterprise Whitepaper."

Wow.

The cheerful pitch when I asked them to drop me from their call list was, "Even if you get one or two pieces of information from it, it's worth our time to send it to you for free!"

No, thanks.

Let's see if they really do remove me from their list.  

6.16.2014

Work to your strengths...

"Work where you're strongest, 80% of the time. Work where you're learning, 15% of the time. Work where you're weakest, 5% of the time."

~ Dan Miller (48 Days podcast)



5.09.2014

A FAQ helped!

I just started playing with the Swell app (http://swell.am) but was annoyed that whenever I switched apps, it paused. Then my phone timed out and locked, and Swell stopped. That moved it from annoying to useless.

So, before I dug into support and Twitter, I read the FAQ. And found this:

I'm having issues listening to Swell in the background or from my lock screen. How can I fix this?

If you run into this issue, please try restarting the Swell application. We apologize for the problem and are working on a fix.


Yup! Problem solved. Works like a champ now. Funny how documentation can be helpful...


 


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