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Sarah Green of Computerific!
San Jose, CA

Computerific! strives to convince people of all ages and backgrounds that "computers are terrific!"

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You've had hardware, and software. Now you've got giftware - by REK the Computer! He has a life of his own and his slogans, messages and thoughts are sometimes naughty and sometimes nice. He promises to brighten up the lives of computer people everywhere with such "REK-ons" as "If all else fails - Read the Manual."

REK is also community-minded. Now he has an important job to do - to transmit Hugs and Hearts to all of the Katrina Survivors. You can help him.

Click on the pictures or links below to enjoy his sayings on over 200 products. And be sure to sign up for his Newsletter (left column, bottom) 'cause he's got a lot more to say!

And oh yeah, check out REK's Mom at the bottom of the page - she's Hot!

At Last, Everything is Up and Running

At Last, Everything is Up and Running
The planning and implementation stages are challenging enough. By the time you finish the UPdates and UPgrades and system hicUPs, you're too tired to declare "At Last, Everything's Up and Running."

REK - Have You Hugged Your Computer Today?

REK - Have You Hugged Your Computer Today?
Now REK is representing all of computerdom when he asks us, "Have you Hugged your Computer Today?" What's next - REK for Mayor?

REK - I Will Not Crash

REK - I Will Not Crash
Sick and tired of all those costly computer crashes? Well, make REK sit on the Dunce stool and promise not to crash, not to crash, not to crash...

Find an IT Guy

Find an IT Guy
REK is going up in flames trying to find an Information Technology Guy during a crisis.

If all else fails - Read the Manual

If all else fails - Read the Manual
You know the techie (or the pseudo-techie) drill: Buy it, rip it out of the box, install it, and use...what?...how did this...maybe do it this way...huh?...OK, so WHERE's the manual?

REK - Computer Genius

REK - Computer Genius
This is for those Techie Geniuses, Nerds, Geeks, Dorks, Computer Programmers and IT professionals who are also - human. Humans doze off.

REK - Hugs for Hurricane Katrina Survivors

REK - Hugs for Hurricane Katrina Survivors
REK the Computer is sending hugs and hearts to survivors of Hurricane Katrina. Some profits from this design will be donated to the Survivors. Choose from two designs.


Computerific!, was started by me, Sarah E. (Cason) Green, in the early 1980's to provide corporate clients, as well as small businesses and individuals, with office automation and computer training services. I have experience in designing and implementing office automation systems for such clients as American Microsystems, Inc. (over 200 users), Hewlett Packard, Rolm and United Way of Santa Clara County. For more about Computerific! and my community activities, visit www.computerific.com

I invented the computer character "REK the Computer" to amuse office workers who were computer-phobic and skeptical about that new thing - the computer. By personalizing it, people started to warm up to computers and indeed learned to love them. They no longer feared losing their jobs because they were happily developing skills that would see them into the 21st century. REK is sometimes naughty and sometimes nice. He has a supply of REK-ons that will keep you laughing. Please enjoy!

Oh, and then there’s the name – "R E K". Lacking even a glimmer of artistic ability, I spoke with my son, Kevin, about how I could design the character. Well, his friend Jose Raygoza had just what I needed – talent. Almost as fast as I could come up with a saying, he sat right there and designed the drawing. After we finished a few, I realized we needed a name for our newborn character. We thought and thought but didn’t come up with anything. So, we used our initials, mine (SEG), my son Kevin’s (KCG) and Jose’s (JR). We arranged them and re-arranged them and re-re-arranged them. Then, when we saw "R E K" on the paper – that was it! “REK the Computer.” That’s exactly what my computer users wanted to do – “wreck the computer!” In fact, it was what they were doing anyway albeit not deliberately. …And a Star is Born!

An then there's me, REK's Mom. REK has a lot of different "looks." One minute, he can look like a wordprocessor, the next he can look like the Internet, then he can look like a dynamic game machine. And now that my son, Kevin, is "all growed up," he is actually in the business of "looks." He owns a casting company, (RolloverHollywood.com). As a Hollywood Photographer, he told me that I have had the same "look" for the last hundred years. So he scheduled a real-life photo shoot for me for my birthday in March. Take a look: (Have fun clicking and rearranging the pictures.)

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