Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Fans

I went to a customer whose computer was "shutting itself off every day at 2:45pm." At first, I thought it was the backup power generator, but they said the monitor and other components stayed on.

After a while, I figured out the solution that should have been obvious: the fan was bad.

We Need to Teach Critical Thinking Again

One thing most people don’t realize about tech people that are roughly my age (plus or minus five years, let’s say) is how many of the dark ...