AI in the printing sector

Never in my wildest dream believed that I was going to see in my lifetime Artificial Intelligence running other machines, for me this was stuff of science fiction movies but technology is changing dramatically in all sectors including the office and printing industry. Konica Minolta is introducing a new device that works automatically to adjust

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From Darly

NOVEMBER BLOG : (my favorite month) In 2005, I joined a high school program called “Ladies of Distinguished”, which focused on showing young ladies the potential every women has to succeed in life. In our first meeting held after school, they asked us to imagine where we saw ourselves 10 years from then, and to

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The Week of November 6 – 11

Tomorrow, November 7,  is Election Day. Your vote will have greater influence due to the lack of voting. The local elections have a great effect on your day to day life and taxes than you may appreciate. Therefore I strongly encourage all registered voters to study and understand the candidates and proposals on your ballot

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Daylight Saving Time

Daylight Saving Time has been ending later in recent years because prior to 2007, those acknowledging Daylight Saving Time were typically setting their clocks back an hour in October. This year, DST ends at 2 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 5. Why is it so much later on the calendar? When George W. Bush was president, the

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After Graduation

Well three boys graduated and one to go. Each one has made their decision in what path they wanted to take after graduation. One headed straight to college, one went straight to work, and now my third has made the decision to join the military. I am proud of them all for being strong independent

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Go Astros!

Okee Dokee… I’m not an avid sports team follower but if I do watch a game on TV it’s going to include the Astros, Texans, Rockets, Texas Tech or The University of Alabama. I’ve watched the last 2 games between the Astros and the Yankees. Well, now I feel like I’m the bad luck charm

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As I have gotten older

As I have gotten older I have assured myself that I have done a great job as a parent. That all the years of infinite wisdom have been passed down to my kids and that when they need advice or need to seek guidance the one person they can call on is their Dad. That

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The value of common courtesy

The other day one of our techs returned to the office after repairing a copier/printer for one of our customers. The tech informed me the customer had a few questions regarding the connectivity of their machine and wanted a phone call. I called the customer in a timely manner to follow up. The customer planned

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From Kim

It’s been a few weeks since Hurricane Harvey impacted our community and I am happy to say that it appears folks are getting everything back together and, things are slowly beginning to look like home again in our city. I, like so many others, was warmed at the outpouring of support within our community, neighbors

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Regulation? You can Bank on that!

The banking industry has undergone many changes in the past couple decades that many people aren’t even aware of. It wasn’t unit the Reigle-Neal Interstate Banking and Branching Efficiency Act of 1994 that banks could permit their customers to bank across state lines. Do you remember not being able to visit a bank out of

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Samuel Adams

A general dissolution of principles and manners will more surely overthrow the liberties of America than the whole force of the common enemy. While the people are virtuous they cannot be subdued; but when once they lose their virtue then will be ready to surrender their liberties to the first external or internal invader. Samuel

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Greater Houston Partnership

Friday September 22, 2017 The Greater Houston Partnership had its’ Thought Leader Series and the featured speaker was Indra Nooyi, Chairman and Chief Executive Office of PepsiCo. Scott McClelland, President of the Houston Division of H.E.B. was the selected  to moderate a conversational style format with Mrs. Nooyi. The event provided insight into Indra Nooyi’s

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Look, up in the Sky…

Tonight, Saturday 23 at 8:42 pm, the International Space Station will pass over the Houston area. If the clouds permit, the Station should be visible for up to 4 minutes at a maximum height of 84 degrees. It appears 11 degrees above SW and disappears 55 degrees above NE. Happy viewing!

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Happy World Gratitude Day !

Thursday, September 21, 2017 is World Gratitude day. The celebration started in 1965 in Hawaii when an international gathering decided that it would be a good idea to have one day per year to formally express gratitude and appreciation for the many wonderful things to be found in the world. In light of recent events

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From George

The fall season, Autumn begins Friday September 22 and with it come the seasonal changes we appreciate here in Houston. Shortly, the summer heat and humidity will gradually give way to mild pleasant days and cooler evenings. While we’re not known for the fall foliage like the Northeastern part of the United States, we still

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MADE IT THROUGH THE STORM

According to meteorologists Harvey was supposed to drop between 15 & 20 inches of rain in the Houston area but these experts were so inaccurate in their predictions that I believe they still have a lot to learn about storms, anyhow most of us would had never imagine that this storm would had drop 50

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THE FRIO

It’s time to say good bye to the low humidity and cooler temperatures we have had over the past week or so. And when it’s scorching outside, I’ve heard there’s no better river than the Frio. Cold. Beautiful. Big. Secluded. That’s the Frio. Spanish for “cold”, the Frio is a great tubing river for those

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From Matilde

You never know how strong you are until being strong is the ONLY choice you have. I’m sure a lot of us here in Houston can relate to the above quote.  Hope everyone and their family are safe and together we will rebuild!

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Subject: Hurricane Harvey Relief

All of us at Office Systems of Texas are grateful and proud of the way people around the country have rallied around Houston to give their help and support in this disaster. We are pleased to share this release from Konica Minolta reflecting their commitment to help in our recovery. Thank You to all.   Rick Taylor President

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Hurricane

Our thoughts and prayers go out to everyone who was adversely affected by Hurricane Harvey. All of us in the Houston and surrounding areas have had a tough week. Now the clean-up begins. We appreciate the basic operations of running water, electricity and communications.

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Harvey ….. ouch

First thing I want to say is….. I live in the BEST city in the BEST State in the BEST country in the WORLD!!!!! Late last week, Hurricane Harvey officially made landfall near Rockport Texas. A CAT 4 storm about 30 miles Northeast of Corpus Cristy and about 180 miles Southwest of Houston. This is

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Harvey may slam Houston

Tropical storm Harvey may come this way over the weekend (Aug. 25th) and drop between 10 and 15 inches of rain according to experts, this storm is supposed to be bigger than Allison that hit us with so much rain that highway 59 looked like a big river and there was total chaos in the

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