September, 2010 Archives

Congrats on the Big 10K heatman101!

heatman101When we first profiled heatman101 in February this year, he had posted around 500 solutions in just three months on the site. We were very impressed, but heatman101 was just getting started. Since then, he has posted over 12 thousand additional solutions, becoming only the fourth Expert to cross the 10 thousand solution mark. He’s also authored 227 high-quality home appliance Tips, which he references in his solutions. This volume points to one thing- heatman101 is very serious about helping people.

Not only is heatman101 serious about helping people, he has a practical plan on how to do so. As he says about his large body of solutions and Tips on FixYa, “for me it is a stepping stone to where I want to be someday. The more material I can get out, the better chance I have of being able to step totally into the Internet world and make a living from my computer… I would love to be able to be totally supported by an Internet type business. It would free me to go to disaster areas and help others, while still having the ability to make an income.”

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FixYa’s Askers Agree – nonontech Rocks!

nonontech sm 3As with all Experts we see posting solutions to Twitter, we started following nonontech when we first noticed his FixYa Tweets. As we viewed his posts, it began to dawn on us that this was an Expert of great talent and dedication. Then, when we were pulling the stats for FixYa’s Raffle and Leaderboard Contest, we discovered that nonontech actually has one of the highest asker ratings possible, and one of very highest on the site. Those stats don’t lie, and are a testament to the work this great Expert is doing. Naturally, we had to profile him.

nonontech was born in Ukhrul, a remote village in India. In high school, he was an ambitious young person with dreams of being a “big man,” as he puts it, but was forced to quit his studies to help his family after the death of his father. nonontech eventually came to join the IT field. Over the last five years he has worked as a data entry operator, graphics designer and system engineer, among other things. He is currently a co-proprietor of a small business called The Raingam Enterprise, which he runs with his family and a few local volunteers.

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