Top Customerservice Reddit IAmA's http://www.topiama.com/cat/customerservice The latest Customerservice IAmA's collected from Reddit Customer ServiceI am Shaun Murphy, cybersecurity expert for 20 years, right now solving the security flaws of cloud storage and content sharing with sndrBlock. AMA! http://www.topiama.com/r/5766/i-am-shaun-murphy-cybersecurity-expert-for-20 David Vorick (/u/Taek42) - Cofounder + Lead Dev
Luke Champine (/u/sia_nemo) - Cofounder + Dev
Johnathan Howell (/u/fighterjet-biceps) - First Employee + Dev

What is Sia?

Sia is a fully open source cloud storage platform that is user-focused and completely decentralized. Sia exists through a blockchain-based marketplace that allows users to discover and connect to storage providers to store their data. Instead of giving data to just a single provider, the data is split up, encrypted, and then redundantly stored across dozens of storage providers. This means that no individual storage provider has any amount of control over the data. From day 1, the user has the power. A blockchain also means that there is no central company controlling the prices, and no terms-of-service or unfriendly privacy policies. It's a revolutionary way to put your data in the cloud.

Proof:

http://i.imgur.com/uOWaX8W.jpg

Learn more about Sia:

Website: https://sia.tech
Twitter: https://twitter.com/siatechhq

Upload your Files to Sia: https://medium.com/sia-tech/getting-started-with-private-decentralized-cloud-storage-c9565dc8c854
Get paid to be a Sia Host: https://blog.sia.tech/2016/05/26/how-to-run-a-host-on-sia/
Integrate Sia into your Applications: https://blog.sia.tech/2016/10/20/api-quickstart-guide/

Learn more about Sia: http://forum.sia.tech/topic/107/interesting-threads

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Tue, 24 Jan 2017 0:00:00 EDT
Customer ServiceIamA Former Wells Fargo Banker! AMA! http://www.topiama.com/r/5452/iama-former-wells-fargo-banker-ama My name is NINJA from the South African rap group DIE ANTWOORD. We just released our new album called MOUNT NINJI + DA NICE TIME KID which was produced by God and The Black Goat. We also just released our MOUNT NINJI + DA NICE TIME KID action figures designed by Ashley Wood from 3A. Plus we also just released our own weed line called ZEF ZOL. And, in case you were wondering, no DIE ANTWOORD did not break up. Don't believe the hype.

https://twitter.com/DieAntwoord/status/776846699763535872

EDIT: ok fuk i have 2 go bye

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Thu, 22 Sep 2016 0:00:00 EDT
Customer ServiceIamA former Dominos UK customer service representative, Here to take your orders and answer your questions. AMA! http://www.topiama.com/r/5436/iama-former-dominos-uk-customer-service EDIT 2PM ET: Thanks everybody! Got to sign off! Catch you on the air! --Tom

I wake up at 4:58 a.m. Monday through Friday to get ready for my show. On Point is a national live call-in show, and we’re on the air from 10AM to 12PM ET. We produce the show at WBUR in Boston.

A few things you may not know about me? I was a dynamiter in Alaska’s oil fields back in the day. I produced Chinese kung fu films out of Hong Kong. And my current job with NPR started as emergency coverage of the attacks on September 11, 2001.

Before On Point, I was a foreign correspondent, newspaper editor, and writer. I spent 10 years in Asia —India, Hong Kong and Japan — starting at the South China Morning Post, then as a correspondent for the Boston Globe. I started my reporting career covering the refugee exodus from Vietnam and the post-Mao opening of China.

What else? I was raised on a farm in Illinois. I studied American history at Yale and Gandhi’s independence movement at Andhra University, India. I love rhubarb.

Here's a link to On Point: http://www.wbur.org/onpoint

A few of my favorite guests: Annie Leibovitz: http://onpoint.legacy.wbur.org/2007/05/28/photographer-annie-leibovitz Peter Drucker: http://onpoint.legacy.wbur.org/2004/12/08/management-guru-peter-drucker Jewel: http://www.wbur.org/onpoint/2015/09/22/jewel-2015-new-album-live-performance Bill Russell: http://onpoint.legacy.wbur.org/2009/05/22/hoops-with-bill-russell

My Proof: https://twitter.com/tomashbrooknpr/status/775308546015653889

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Wed, 14 Sep 2016 0:00:00 EDT
Customer Service - LiveWe're professional cheap flight finders. Here for 4 hours to give free help finding you cheap flights! AUA http://www.topiama.com/r/5423/were-professional-cheap-flight-finders-here-for-4 We're three professional cheap flight finders here to donate our time to helping any Redditor who has questions about finding cheap flights or wants help with a particular trip! Ask us anything :-)

Our bio's:

  • Scott and Brian run Scott's Cheap Flights, an email list to alert people when mistake fares or similarly cheap flights pop up. In the past week, we've alerted subscribers about roundtrip flights to India for $212, Colombia for $209, Barcelona for $399, Barbados for $157, and dozens more. (If you're interested you can check it out here: Scott's Cheap Flights, but honestly no pressure!)

  • Vlad is the co-founder and also a flight hacker at Flystein. Flystein is a personalized flight search service for individuals and teams. Our experts help you save money on flights, using various travel hacking strategies that beat the traditional search engines. We specialize on international flights, taking into account all of your preferences, and help you save an average of $250. Find out more here: FlyStein.com.

  • Beck founded Nomadfly - Nomadfly is a simple online course and travel community that shows you how to find cheaper flights by breaking your itinerary up and buying one way tickets to more destinations, paying as you go.

Our Proof:

UPDATE: Due to popular demand and my complete inability to say "no" we ain't stopping this AMA at the 4-hour mark! Thanks again to all you A1 redditors who've been signing up for Scott's Cheap Flights. Fingers crossed it doesn't get the good ol Reddit Hug Of Death :-)

UPDATE 2: Taking the dog out for a quick walk. Will be back in 20 and try to answer as many of your questions as possible! <3 <3 <3 Okay back now!!

UPDATE 3: Still chugging along! Trying to get to as many people as we can. Also Flystein has had a Reddit Hug of Death, but you can still signup for their monthly newsletter.

UPDATE 4: u/beckisprobably from Nomadfly is back! We're spread out around the world (USA, Thailand, and Italy) so some of us had to get some sleep :-) We'll keep doing our best to answer questions. Thanks again Reddit!

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Fri, 09 Sep 2016 0:00:00 EDT
Customer ServiceIamA Former Butler in Las Vegas. I Served Prince For Almost A Year in 2006-2007 AMA! http://www.topiama.com/r/5028/iama-former-butler-in-las-vegas-i-served-prince I worked at the Rio All Suite and Casino in Las Vegas as a butler in their private Palazzo Suite villas from 2005-2008. I was one of the 15 butlers who serviced the high rollers and celebrities that stayed in their suites. Prince preformed in the Rio at Club 3121 from November 2006 to April of 2007. He lived in one of the suites and I would service his room as needed along with the other butlers.

Not much proof I can offer but a photo of me as a butler with Sir Elton John

Me now, 10 years later

Kept one of the tuxedo jackets

Thank you for all of your questions and I had such a fun time answering them. Though I am going off air to get some sleep, please feel free to still ask and I will answer them tomorrow sometime. Rest in peace Prince.

Good Night Yall :)

I have to go to work now but keep asking away and I will get to them tonight if you're interested. Thanks

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Fri, 22 Apr 2016 0:00:00 EDT
Customer ServiceIamA Hotel Concierge/Front Desk Agent at a AAA 4 Diamond 4 star hotel AMA! http://www.topiama.com/r/4463/iama-hotel-conciergefront-desk-agent-at-a-aaa-4 Hello, my name is Donavan I've been working at this hotel for the past 2 years. Started out as a Front Desk Agent, and am now a Dual Rate Concierge/Supervisor.

My badge for proof http://imgur.com/EY9Rq8v

*EDIT- Just wanted to say thank you for all the questions! I am now back from my slumber and am ready to answer any more questions. The ones I missed while I slept, I have just got finished answering them!

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Mon, 19 Oct 2015 0:00:00 EDT
Customer ServiceIamA Movie Theater Employee, and I've seen the dirty part of the movie business. AMA! http://www.topiama.com/r/3682/iama-movie-theater-employee-and-ive-seen-the I've worked at a 10 screen movie theater for over two years and I've seen some shit. I saw a guy have a seizure during a movie, I've found over $50 cleaning theaters, I have kicked out loud teenagers, I have caught (many) couples having sex in theaters and the bathroom, and I make the best popcorn in the world. Ask me anything!

PROOF: http://imgur.com/3IGhAj8 (One of our giant digital projectors) http://imgur.com/vW91aIE (The screen of the projector) http://imgur.com/esRBQP6 (me in my adorable uniform & bowtie lol)

EDIT: Thanks y'all for caring so much about my job and my stories.. I'll be back again tomorrow. Hopefully with popcorn. :)

EDIT: please don't take out your local-movie-theater anger on me. My theater is run very smoothly and besides my entertaining stories of rude customers or crazy teenagers, we don't have that many problems/complaints. So please don't yell at me about your local cinema not enforcing the no cell phone rule or anything. There's really, honestly, NOTHING I can do for you.

LAST EDIT I SWEAR: Guys, this is my first reddit account and first post. I'm REALLY sorry if I miss a question or answer one the wrong thread, I'm a newbie.

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Thu, 05 Mar 2015 0:00:00 EDT
Customer ServiceI am a UPS Store Manager! I've noticed quite a few AMAs for the drivers, but it seems nobody from store-side mustered up the courage to do one!! http://www.topiama.com/r/3519/i-am-a-ups-store-manager-ive-noticed-quite-a-few I make sure that your packages get to their destinations safely. I advise on best packing methods and work on print related materials. I was a graphic and web designer by trade before that.

I may not see or respond to all of your questions as fast as you may like; I'm on a mobile device for now. If I miss yours and you want it answered, shoot it to me via PM! I'll even post the answer on the thread, if requested. :)

Proof? Heres me behind my counter: http://imgur.com/EMox5I5

I also am a fan of dem vidya games. My favorites of all time include: Starcraft, Chivalry, Skyrim, Super Mario Bros 3, Battlefield BC/BC2/3, FTL, and ToriBash.

ASK ME ANYTHING!!

EDIT:: OKAY I've been at it for four hours. I tried to hit everyone!! I'm going to go sleep!!

I will resume answering after I have breakfast tomorrow!!!!

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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 0:00:00 EDT
Customer ServiceIamA Comcast customer account Executive AMA! http://www.topiama.com/r/3451/iama-comcast-customer-account-executive-ama Well I've been working for comcast (or as many Americans know them "The Devil") the last 2 and a half years on many different campaigns (I'm talking billing, retention, sales, tech support, etc.) The campaign I am currently in is one that has me do all that at the same time for VIP accounts in the whole West coast of the United States. I have seen and heard about everything I am stationed offshore and I am pretty sure I'll soon be getting fired. I was born in Mexico and later traveled to Canada at a pretty early age so I do speak English without any traces of an accent. So feel free to ask me anything from personal experiences to comcast products and stuff.

*My Proof *

http://imgur.com/dakU6RC Also I'll be sending out a copy of my employee ID to a mod.

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Sat, 03 Jan 2015 0:00:00 EDT
IamA (well, was a) Comcast Call Centre Rep for 5 years AMA! http://www.topiama.com/r/2913/iama-well-was-a-comcast-call-centre-rep-for-5 My short bio: I worked for Comcast for 5 years in inbound support. I did everything from billing inquiries to tech support for cable, internet and phone. I have a decent knowledge of the inner workings, at least at a call-centre level. A couple of years ago I was laid off (as Comcast was outsourcing most of the jobs to the Phillipines), got Second Career (a government program that pays for you to go back to school if you meet certain criteria), went back to school and became a Law Clerk and now love my job :-D

I figured with all the drama surrounding Comcast's customer service recently, I could offer some perspective from the inside, and on how we're trained, etc.

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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 0:00:00 EDT
IAmA Taxi driver in the U.S. If you would like to ask any questions about the industry/my experiences or our view on Uber, please do. http://www.topiama.com/r/2717/iama-taxi-driver-in-the-us-if-you-would-like-to As requested by the Mods a "short bio"

I'm white, in my 20's, 4'5", like Taco Bell at 2am and my experience is cab driving.

and I shot my dad with a crossbow

As for Uber this I believe is my best explanation so far. http://www.reddit.com/r/IAmA/comments/28tllv/iama_taxi_driver_in_the_us_if_you_would_like_to/ciek1xe

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Sun, 22 Jun 2014 0:00:00 EDT
IamA Former TWC Tier 3 employee, and I know a surprising amount about the company and what to do when you have an issue with your ISP. AMA! http://www.topiama.com/r/2672/iama-former-twc-tier-3-employee-and-i-know-a I worked for Time Warner Cable as a Tier 3 tech support/CSR rep for about 2 years. Although I left the company, I loved my job and I knew a surprising amount about different situations and problems customers could have. After all, my job was to be the smartest and best person a customer could speak with to get complex problems solved. I made a post in a semi-related thread and got a decent amount of attention and a request to do an AMA, so here I am. Ask away.

My Proof: Here is a PDF of my bill showing employee priced internet and cable boxes. ($24.00/month for 30/5 internet and every single channel including premiums and foreign language was probably the best part about working for TWC.)

Edit: 1:21 PM EST, I'm taking a break for lunch, and I'll try to answer more questions in an hour or two.

Edit 2: 3:20 PM EST, gonna be signing off for today. I answered a lot more questions than I thought. I still may touch on a few extra questions later tonight here and there when I can. Thanks everybody, this was extremely fun.

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Wed, 11 Jun 2014 0:00:00 EDT
IamA former Comcast Call Center Rep for 4 1/2 years. AMA! http://www.topiama.com/r/2627/iama-former-comcast-call-center-rep-for-4-12 My short bio: Worked four of those years in tech support for Internet and phone service, then another six months after the call center transitioned into a Billing center. Was requested enough to do an AMA here, so here I am.

My Proof: Here

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Thu, 29 May 2014 0:00:00 EDT
I'm still delivering Amazon prime packages and I blame all of you. I'm a ups driver on route who's working until 10 tonight. AMA! http://www.topiama.com/r/2057/im-still-delivering-amazon-prime-packages-and-i here's proof http://imgur.com/YywNEm1

I'm a helper riding shotgun answering between stood. AMA and happy holidays.

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Tue, 24 Dec 2013 0:00:00 EDT
IamA Customer Service Rep for Healthcare.gov (aka one of those guys who tries to get you set up with insurace when you call in) AMSomeStuff! http://www.topiama.com/r/1928/iama-customer-service-rep-for-healthcaregov-aka I have worked at one of the call centers for just over a month. Unfortunately, I can't answer all questions because of confidentiality agreements. However, if I can legally answer I will!

Not the most definitive proof, but this at least shows I was hired. I would give better proof, but because I work at a secure facility I can't think of any other proof available. Sorry.

EDIT: I am glad you guys have so many questions. I have to go for a bit but I will try to answer these as I can!

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Fri, 15 Nov 2013 0:00:00 EDT