I am a 58 year old female. just finished my second AA Degree in Fine Arts back in May 2011. I have Second AA in Electronic Technology. I have work and repaired to component level, VAX 780, VAX750, PDP 11/70-11/34A, IBM PC'S and a whole mess of different data equipment, plus CDC and DEC hard drive (the ones that are the size of Washing Machines.)
I do Photography, Graphic Design, Photo Restoration, etc
I currently use Photoshop and Illustrator CS5, Plus Several other Adobe's Products, Lightroom & I am learning the other programs in my Adobe's Creative Suite CS5 Master Collection, I use a Wacom Intuos4 Tablet and a Bamboo Create Tablet.
My computer setup is:
27" 2.8 GHz Intel Quad Core i7 iMac with 16 GB RAM, 2 TB HD with a second 26" LCD screen
27" 3.4GHz Intel quad Core i7 iMac WITH 32 GB RAM, 1 TB HD, with a second 26" LCD screen
15" 2.4GHz Macbook Pro with 6 GB RAM, 1 TB HD, with a external 22" LCD screen
Right now, New York has a chance to pass the first Fair Repair bill in
the nation. We have a chance to guarantee our right to repair electronics—like
smartphones, computers, and even farm equipment. We have a chance to help
the environment and stand up for local repair jobs—the corner mom-and-pop
repair shops that keep getting squeezed out by manufacturers.
The people of Massachusetts have always stood up for their
right to repair. In 2012, voters passed a law that ensured
residents' right to repair their car wherever they wanted.
Now, it's time to do the same for electronics.
With the Digital Right to Repair Bill, H.3383, we have a chance
to guarantee our right to repair electronics — like smartphones,
computers, and even farm equipment. We have a chance to help
the environment and stand up for local repair jobs—the corner
mom-and-pop repair shops that keep getting squeezed out by
The Digital Right to Repair Bill requires manufacturers to
provide owners and independent repair businesses with fair
access to service information, security updates, and
If you agree with us, find out who represents you in the
Massachusetts legislature. Tell them you support the
bipartisan Digital Right to Repair Bill. Tell them that you
believe repair should be fair, affordable, and accessible.
Stand up for the right to repair in Massachusetts.