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David Richins
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Outdoor loving geek.
Outdoor loving geek.

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Considering this is Google+, there are surely tons of IT professionals around, so I'm sure there's people who can help me out.

I've been stranded in phone tech support hell for 6 years now... I think, you lose track of time... Turns out, with a handful of certifications, I could practically double my current income (which is not terribly hard, believe me). The problem is, I don't know where to start. I have basically no formal training in any of this, just a lot of experience in fairly specific tech support areas.
My question... between A+, Network+, Security+, MTA, MCSA, MCSE, CCENT, CCNA.... they add up to over 100 different exams, each between $127 and $205 a piece. I'm trying to increase my income, not send myself into a lifetime of debt... Where would you recommend I start? Like a specific handful of certifications to persue that'll get me the furthest for the least cost.

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And just like that my <$200 Chromebook (Asus Flip) is now a $600 convertible Android tablet! Pretty sweet Googs, pretty sweet.
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Idiotic... not necessarily wrong, but seriously flawed.
Trump is the polar opposite of Bernie. He's the personification of everything Bernie stands against. Anti-establishment types may not go for Hillary, certainly, but I'd like to believe Bernie voters have paid at least a tiny bit of attention to the actual message. Hillary represents pretty much more of the same. Fox News, Tea Partiers, and the Republicans have give to great lengths to convince the masses that the past 8 years have been the darkest in recent memory... but I can't think of any area that for myself and for the nation is worse than it was. Not to mention the fact that the Republicans have spent the last 20 years demonizing the fairly uninteresting but smart, experienced, and skilled Mrs. Clinton. I hate to be all conspiracy theorist or "open your eyes Sheeple!" but it's painfully obvious the propaganda that's playing out here (and backfiring on the GOP I might add).

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I'm so friggin excited, and I even have a Asus Chromebook Flip. (c: Still no M53 yet though. Only 52.

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Seems so pointless to call something like this a win with these split deligate elections. Yeah he got more of them, but she still gained 37 deligates closer to locking up the race. It's only a win for him at this point if he dominates. He's gotta make up 300 deligates somehow, then somehow persuade the superdelegates to switch to him. I'm not saying it's impossible, but statistically it's probably safe for CNN to start animating their "Clinton v Trump Road To The Whitehouse 2016" bumpers.
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That's fun. A reaction video of the reaction videos by the guys that made the original video.

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That was fast... never seen Google Doodles quite so quick to respond to current events. 
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Oh fanboys... When will they(we?) learn that new stuff does not diminish the old? If the album sucks (it probably will), that's in Kanye. It doesn't hurt Bowie's legacy. If it's good, we'll probably hear something unexpectedly clever and rich with new perspective. Maybe it'll be Kanye's best work and show us his talent in a new light.
But it'll probably be that first thing...

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Silly? At the start... But it takes an interesting turn around best Animated Film. 
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