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    Four Ways to Keep Your Skills Current

    Four Ways to Keep Your Skills Current
    In the IT world, if you aren't constantly learning new skills, you're falling behind. Technology changes so quickly that the skills that got you a job just five years ago might not get you the time of day right now. That's why it's important to keep developing your skills and learning new ones. Here are a few ways to do it: ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +5
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    10 Tricks to Telecommuting Success

    In a century where convenience is the standard form of measurement, telecommuting is growing in popularity. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, in 2005, more than 11 million people worked from home — that's about 8 percent of the U.S. population! And what's not to love about telecommuting? When you can work from the comfort of your home, skip commuter ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Mac vs. PC: Which Works Best for Your Office?

    Mac vs. PC: Which Works Best for Your Office?
    It says a lot about our society that one of the most contentious pop culture debates is between buying a Mac or a PC. Not between which sugary cola is the best, or if a light beer has “great taste” or is “less filling,” but what computer one should work, play, and — in some cases — live on. Not that ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rate This
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    Answers to The Ultimate Tech Acronym Quiz

    Answers to The Ultimate Tech Acronym Quiz
    InsideTech created The Ultimate Tech Acronym Quiz to help you learn more about tech acronyms We listened to our users' feedback and are providing the answers so you can learn from the quiz. h4. Don't cheat! If you haven't taken The Ultimate Tech Acronym Quiz, go take it first. See answers on the next page... [page] 1. FTP o Fault Tracking ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +11
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    Answers to InsideTech's Microsoft Windows History Quiz

    Answers to InsideTech's Microsoft Windows History Quiz
    InsideTech created The Microsoft Windows History Quiz to help you learn more about the history of the world's most popular operating system. We listened to our users' feedback and are providing the answers so you can learn from the quiz. h4. Don't cheat! If you haven't taken InsideTech's Microsoft Windows History Quiz, go take it first. See answers on the next ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Four Trends Changing IT

    Four Trends Changing IT
    Technology, by definition, is constantly changing. That's part of what makes working in IT so great, but it can also cause its share of problems. Take your eye off the ball for a month and you could find out that the hot new programming language you selected for your company's latest Web app doesn't scale, or that security concerns have trashed ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Why Workers Need to Know Open Source Tech

    Why Workers Need to Know Open Source Tech
    So you say your company doesn't run Linux or code with PHP? Don't make the mistake of thinking you're unaffected by open-source technologies such as these. Open source is tearing up the technology landscape. Ignore it, and you may be asking for trouble, even if your current job seems far removed from the world of open source. While naysayers once viewed ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +7
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    The UX Design Process for the Boxee Beta

    The UX Design Process for the Boxee Beta
    More than a year ago I very proudly announced that Boxee, the much-loved social media center software company, had hired me as the user experience designer for their beta. In the five months that I worked with them, I conducted user interviews and usability testing to identify people's needs, behaviors and frustrations, and redesigned the app's navigation and key screens. Earlier ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Seven Tips for Building a Breakout Tech Blog

    Blogging can seem like a quick and easy way to draw attention to yourself as a technology professional. You post your opinions on Web 2.0 trends, information architecture or whatever strikes your fancy, and pronto, you've got a worldwide audience. If only it were that easy. Blogging can be a savvy way to develop your street cred as a techie, ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +6
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    Troubleshooting 101

    Troubleshooting 101
    No one ever teaches a class in it, but troubleshooting problems is actually the main thing you'll spend time on in tech jobs. It's rarely easy, but if you follow a few rules of thumb, you'll be able to work your way out of the thorniest code, network, or system issues while keeping a level head and making sure you don't ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +6
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    Firebug is Your Best Friend

    Firebug is Your Best Friend
    Ever wonder how that site you like did its roll-overs, or which route they took to implement rounded corners in CSS? Or maybe you're about to take in a feed from a client's site, and you'd like to see how well they structure their pages. Well, you could pore through the source of the page, download the linked CSS files and ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +12
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    Which Certs and Skills are Hot?

    Which Certs and Skills are Hot?
    Whether you're just starting your IT career or figuring out the next direction yours should take, it's important to get a read on where the industry is headed so you'll know which skills and certifications are hot and which ones aren't worth your time. But tracking tech news and job posting trends will only get you so far. For the full ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Convince Your Boss to Let You Work From Home

    Convince Your Boss to Let You Work From Home
    Telecommuting has reached such a critical mass that everyone knows at least someone who’s doing it. Downsizing and soaring gas prices have pushed nearly a quarter of Americans into some form of flexible arrangement, according to a Citrix Online survey. We all know the perks, but wanting to have more time with your family and avoiding traffic aren’t reason enough to ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Answers to the Internet History IQ Quiz

    Answers to the Internet History IQ Quiz
    InsideTech created the Internet History IQ quiz to test how well you know the beginnings of the Internet. We listened to your feedback and are providing the answers so you can learn from the quiz. h4. Don't cheat! If you haven't taken The Internet History IQ quiz, go take it first. See answers on the next page... [page] 1) What kicked ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rate This
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    The Beginner's Guide to Social Media Success

    Getting connected online is practically a requirement these days. It's the latest way to make new friends, stay in touch, and — best of all — network. And with HR departments adding social media recruiting to their repertoire, it's also a great way to get a job! But jumping online isn't as easy as you might think. If you're going ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rate This
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    Email Etiquette: How to Write it Right

    Email Etiquette: How to Write it Right
    If you’ve ever begged IT to stop a sent email in its tracks, or wasted an entire morning sifting through an unruly inbox, it might just be time for an email refresher course. In this age of BlackBerry-toting professionals connected by email around globe, it's crucial to abide by the written (and unwritten) rules of email communications. You don’t want to ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rate This
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    Four Web Apps You Need to Know

    Four Web Apps You Need to Know
    Whether built into your product, rented from a third party, or installed via open-source, Web apps and protocols are becoming more and more a part of how we do business. Here are four you need to know about: BaseCamp These days anyone can build a wiki, but few can compare to BaseCamp -- one of the original Web 2.0 project management ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +1
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    The Pros and Cons of Working from Home

    The Pros and Cons of Working from Home
    Over the past few years, many organizations have begun to allow their staff members to work out of their homes. With recent advances in technology, including the Web, email, intranets, modems, cheaper fax machines and voice mail, some people rarely go into the main office anymore. Working out of your home is a mixed blessing, though. There are certain benefits that ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Answers to the Winter Holiday IQ Quiz

    Answers to the Winter Holiday IQ Quiz
    InsideTech created the What's Your Winter Holiday IQ? quiz to help you learn more about all the winter holidays. We're providing the answers so you can learn from the quiz, but... h4. Don't cheat! If you haven't taken the What's Your Winter Holiday IQ quiz, go take it first. See answers on the next page... [page] 1) Why do we hang ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rate This
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    Name That Gadget Answer Key

    Insidetech created the Name That Gadget quiz to test how well you can identify your favorite gadgets. We listened to your feedback and are providing the answers so you can learn from the quiz. h4. Don't cheat! If you haven't taken The Name That Gadget Quiz, go take it first. See answers on the next page... [page] [widget:884] 1. Gadget 1 ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +3
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