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Mike Smith is the host of MikeTechShow.com and works as the Network Manager for a large company.

Mike is a graduate of Drexel University and has been working with computers
since the early days of the Texas Instrument's TI-99/4A home computer in 1982.

From this he moved on to building his first Intel 8088 IBM PC clone with two floppy drives and a CGA monitor.
Mike's computer career really took off when he discovered Lotus 1-2-3
and started developing complex spreadsheets to assist many companies.

Mike also became proficient with the early version of Autodesk's AutoCAD where he learned
AutoLisp and helped the City of Philadelphia Highway Division digitize the city streets.

Mike became passionate about networking when he connected his first office with Novell 286
and used cc:Mail for email.
Mike has built and now manages a data center consisting of over 120 servers
including Windows 2003 Servers, HP-UX servers, Exchange 2003 servers and Oracle database servers
consuming over 21 terabytes of storage.

Mike's podcast is about all things technology and computer related. He discusses cool sites,
software, and tips and tricks that will make you more productive at home and work.
He reviews problems and solutions that he has encountered
at home, work and business consulting he does in his off-hours.

Mike broadcasts every Thursday evening from his home in the suburbs of Philadelphia.
He was born and raised in Philadelphia, PA.
He and his wife Dorothy of 27 years, have 3 sons, Michael Jr, Ryan and Tyler and 1 grandson, Michael III.