Asterisk 101

For those readers of this blog who are *not* involved with the installation, developing, coding, or general hobbying it up with Asterisk (the legendary Open-Source PBX and the fastest-growing telephony platform in the world today) — your eyes may glaze over while reading this particular blog post. It’s a long-overdue primer which will discuss the properties, […]

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Post-Astricon Wrap Up

I was fully intending to blog from Phoenix during Astricon (The Open Source Telephony Conference and Exhibition — Oct 13-15) but found myself on such a social whirlwind and marketing juggernaut that time did not permit. Suffice it to say: it was an amazing event — a huge gathering of developers, coders, resellers, and enthusiasts […]

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Astricon: The High Holy Days of Telephony!

In a mere four days, developers and code gurus from around the world who have discovered the unlimited potential and versatility of Asterisk — the fastest-growing telephony platform in the world today — will gather in beautiful Glendale, Arizona October 13-15 for a concentrated three days of amazing talks, demonstrations, and networking about this product which […]

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The Telephone Lady Speaks

My name is Allison Smith, and I have — to say the least — an unusual job. Most people listen to automated voices on telephone systems on a daily basis and never really give much thought as to just *who* does those recordings — or even that they are articulated by an actual living being. Well […]

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