TECHNOLOGY: How to connect to your home or office computer remotely

Friday, November 24, 2006

http://www.pcmech.com/show/internet/1048/1/

http://tinyurl.com/ybsghv

Remote Connection Guide
how to connect to your home or office computer remotely under or running Windows, Linux and OS X.
Category: Internet & WWW – November 23, 2006.
Posted by Jason Faulkner.

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Remote connection is one of those things, like high speed Internet, when, once you have it, you can never go back. Most people never bother to set it up either because they do not [think they] need it, think solutions cost too much or believe it is too hard to set up on their own. If you fall into the one of these groups, I am going to change your mind.

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While I use gotomypc, and have been for a while, I think that being able to “phone home” is always useful. Here’s how to do it for free, which makes it a “no brainer” fmpov.


JOBSEARCH: InfoWorld does a “LinkedIn”

Friday, November 24, 2006

http://infoworlditexecconnect.leveragesoftware.com/mypage.aspx

 

Infoworld has its own version of LinkedIn

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InfoWorld is expanding the ways we help you connect and communicate with industry peers, product and systems experts, and InfoWorld staff through an exciting new service, InfoWorld IT Exec-Connect! This free service includes unique online matching tools that will help you:

* Expand Your Network – Search, match and connect with other members.
* Schedule Times to Connect – Plan online or offline meetings.
* Build Business Relationships – Grow your network of industry contacts.

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Let’s see what it accomplishes. Or, rather, what value I can extract from it!


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