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John C. Reid
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Patent should not exist since the technology has been in use since the 1950 and the specifics in this patent was actually a service offered by in the 90s. In fact this was one of the main features of Google Voice going all the way back to the Grand Central days.
 
Voicemail-to-text services have been around since at least 2001. Why was a patent for them issued in 2006?
This month, a company called Voice2Text Innovations filed patent infringement lawsuits against two voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) services, Phone.com and Vitelity. Voice2Text has no website or any other information online; its sole asset appears to be US Patent No. 8,914,003—unsurprisingly, a patent on using voice recognition to convert a voicemail into a text message.
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Uhm, before there were smartphones there were pagers that did that. My dad had one in the 80's. 
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Database giant settles out of court with US regulator over 'patch lies'
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This just proves that Microsoft totally misses the point of notes. They already have a desktop publisher, a word processor, and a presentation maker. Note taking is none of these things. While taking notes it should be about getting the information as quickly and effortlessly as possible into your notes as your efforts and attention should be on the subject you are taking notes about, not the process required to take the notes.
Microsoft announced a veritable bonanza of new features for its OneNote note taking software across multiple platforms on Thursday. Here's the breakdown.
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Disney cancelled Tron 3. Sign this petition to bring it back.
_we fight for the users. encom. Save TRON 3 TRON News Who We Are Kevin Flynn. We FIGHT for the USERS! FLYNN LIVES!!!! Bob Iger TRON. May 2015, Disney executives pulled the plug on its development. Now it is up to US to save TRON 3. Sign the petition Mail in a letter ...
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We have just about 14 hours left on this promotion. Anker gave me $30 off on Anker products just for signing up as a power user. If within the next 14 hours I can get enough referrals they will give me free products. The rewards start at as little as 5 referrals gets you a 20W 2-port Wall Charger. If you could use $30 in discounts or some Anker power products, then just follow this link and sign up. There isn't even a form, you can login with Google or Facebook.
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I got will get the 20 W 2 port charger out of it.
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Went into the wilderness today. Drove up to Mt. Shasta and checked out the headwaters. I found a little reminder why I don't often go into the wilderness.
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Yep, that's exactly what we were doing there.
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"Wisely, the four lawyers steered clear of the now-thoroughly debunked argument that encryption needs to have a back door, or a front door, that would allow law enforcement access to private files. Instead they hammer on the point that it's Apple and Google's civic duty to deny customers what they want."
Ill-informed state PR campaign to kill encryption continues
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What they don't seem to realize is that the very same encryption helps protect people from being vitims of crime.
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Indeed.
 
How I feel as a client is telling me their idea then tell me the budget.
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Apparently in medical research, the corruption runs deep.

"In many cases, a graduate student or post-doc did most of the work, and then moved on to another institution. To reconstruct the research, then, someone had to excavate and analyze the former student or post-doc’s notes—a frustrating, time-consuming task. 'A lot of time we don’t know what reagents the original lab used,' said Tim Errington, the project’s manager, 'and the original lab doesn’t know, either.'"

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"[C]ommon laboratory tools are often contaminated with hard-to-see bacteria, or else with other, unrelated lines of cells. [...] [T]here is a simple way to test a cell line for contamination—a genetic test that costs about a hundred bucks—it’s almost never used. Some journals recommend the test, but almost none require it."
This article is part of Future Tense, a collaboration among Arizona State University, New America, and Slate. On Thursday, April 21, Future Tense will ...
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IT Specialist
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Well-rounded IT professional with over 15 years of professional experience. * CompTIA A+ 2009 * CompTIA A+ ce * CompTIA Network+ ce * CompTIA Project+ ce * Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist * CIW v5 Associate Certification * CIW JavaScript Specialist Certification * Extensive VoIP experience * Wireless Networking predating Wi-Fi * Remote Access experience * Unix, Linux, and Windows server administration * Multi-platform Network Administration * Help Desk Administration * Virtual Machine experience * Excellent at building co-worker and client rapport / good listener * Linux, Microsoft, Solaris, BSD & Mac * Creative Problem Solver
Employment
  • Back to Basics Computer Services
    Lead Tech, 2013 - present
  • Community Partnerships of Idaho
    IT Specialist, 2011 - 2012
    Notable Projects: * Conversion of multiple remote offices from ATM to 50Mbps Cable and VPN. * Discovery, documentation, and labeling of main office infrastructure cabling. * Almost the entire organization was using thin clients and terminal services with expiring CALs. Migrated to Windows Domain on workstations in all 13 locations. * Setup an employee intranet based on a CMS, authenticating the employees via Active Directory. * Replacement and migration of several servers from heat damaged hardware to new hardware.
  • Computer and Network Services
    President, 2005 - 2011
    Notable Projects: * Planned, and implemented the network for a new multi-tenant office building where every suite had its own securely isolated network while still allowing for some shared common resources such as a printing center and conference room. * Maintained the computers, networks, and Point of Sale systems of three local area True Value Hardware stores. * Built and administered custom, need specific firewalls for multiple clients. * Setup and host multiple e-commerce websites for clients.
  • Odyssey Computer Solutions
    Network Engineer, 2002 - 2005
    Notable Projects: * Built and administered a clustered Sun/Solaris VoIP Soft switch and provided residential phone and virtual PBX service to residents and businesses. * Provided the provisioning, support, and ongoing administration for a Fiber-to-the-Home implementation with services including both Internet and feature rich residential phone service. * Provisioned, maintained, and administered an Exchange server providing a hosted Exchange platform for clients. * Designed, implemented, and provided administration, provisioning, and customer support of a wireless broadband and dial-up ISP. * Designed, implemented, and maintained a proxy for dial-up customers that compressed images, removed whitespace from html, and GZIPed the http stream to provide a "5 times faster" browsing experience.
  • Christa McAuliffe Academy
    Information Technology Director, 1999 - 2002
    Notable Projects: * Transitioned the curriculum from shipped materials to Internet delivered using technologies such as Adobe Flash for dynamic interaction and Citrix ICA for a secure testing environment. * Created and maintained a secure database for student records that was remotely and securely accessible to faculty anywhere in the world without the need for a VPN. * Setup a Windows and Mac (System 7 and OS8 using AppleTalk) network with resources for staff and faculty using NT4 authentication paired with print and file sharing via a Linux server. * Administered and maintained one of the first commercial VoIP PBX systems: a first generation, prototype, 3Com NBX system. * Administered an online collaboration platform for our "Virtual Classrooms" which rivaled the capabilities provided today by platforms such as Adobe Connect and Cisco WebEx.
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Lake Havasu City, AZ
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Merlin, OR - Boise, ID - Caldwell, ID - Yakima, WA - Oklahoma City, OK - Biloxi, MS - Riyadh Air Base, Saudi Arabia
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I drive a 1963, Jensen built, Volvo P1800. You know, the car Rodger Moore said in a recent BBC interview was the one film car he drove that he would want to keep.

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A+ Network+ & Project+ Certifications, Microsoft Certified Professional, Extensive VoIP experience, Wireless Networking predating Wi-Fi, Remote Access experience, Linux Microsoft Solaris BSD & Mac administration, CIW v5 Associate Certification, CIW JavaScript Specialist Certification, Multi-platform Network Administration, Help Desk Administration
Education
  • Western Governors University
    IT - Networking Emphasis, 2009 - present
  • Perry Technical Institute
    Telecommunications Technology, 1997 - 1999
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