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Al and Nancy Fasoldt
Technology writer and photographer Al Fasoldt writes about consumer technology for The Post-Standard in Syracuse, NY, USA, and for Technofile Online. He and his wife, Nancy, host workshops in computers and photography. This Web site is run independently of the newspaper and its Web site,

More than 2,150 articles, reviews, photos and essays on computers, photography and consumer technology

By Al Fasoldt

I dial that one all the time
Dial the 'P' first Internet photo. Page copyright © 2015 by Al Fasoldt. All rights reserved.

WHEN THE MANAGER of this Hooters restaurant told the new kid to put the phone number on the sign, this is what he got. There's no law prohibiting the hiring of dummies.

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