👍 #885 - My Favorite Question
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This weeks featured article is another thinly veiled request to please provide enough information when asking questions. It really is a "help me help you" kind of thing: I can't help you if I don't have relevant information.
And perhaps most importantly: it's not just about me! This applies to the technical questions you ask of anyone, anywhere, at any time.
Stack the deck in your favor. Avoid my (not really) favorite question.
Also this week: the one thing I would change about how I got here, one email address two accounts, and protecting your IoT devices.
All the links are down below.
Gary talked about the new Apple hardware announced a couple of weeks ago, and I admit that I almost pushed "Buy Now" on one of them. The reason? My woes with my current laptop: what I thought was the problem was not the problem. TEH 145: New Apple announcements to things that just don't work.
November already? Yikes!
This Week's Featured Article
My Favorite Question
It's the question that makes my life easier.
My favorite question? You'll never guess. Hint: it makes my job super easy, and you don't want that.
Also This Week on Ask Leo!
If I Had to Do It Over
|I never planned to be a writer. And yet here I am. I kinda wish I'd approached a few things differently along the way.|
Can I Have Two Different Email Accounts with the Same Email Address?
|Having multiple email accounts with the same email address is not possible, and may reflect a misunderstanding of how addresses and accounts relate.|
How Do I Protect My IoT Devices from Being Hijacked?
|Attacks on the internet demonstrate that the so-called "internet of things" lacks basic security considerations.|
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How Do I View the BCC Recipients on an Email I've Received?"BCC" is a way to send copies of email without all the recipients being visible. But can you still view the BCC'ed?
How Do I Protect My IoT Devices from Being Hijacked?Attacks on the internet demonstrate that the so-called "internet of things", IoT devices, lacks basic security considerations.
My Favorite QuestionMy favorite question? You'll never guess. Hint: it makes my job super easy, and you don't want that.
Can I Have Two Different Email Accounts With The Same Email Address?Having multiple email accounts with the same email address is not possible, and may reflect a misunderstanding of how addresses and accounts relate.
If I Had to Do It Over�I never planned to be a writer. And yet here I am. I kinda wish I'd approached a few things differently along the way.
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