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Bob Ketterer
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Come on, it's a creative funny political commentary on today's political stars. If you don't agree, mentally fill in your own names. Maybe Bush at bat or whoever.
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201404 Local-SEO article with some interesting info about directories and how and why the rankings are changing.
To:           Local Directories From:     Google Re:            Local Search Rankings Hey guys… You may have noticed that over the past year, a lot of the organic traffic to your sites has been… well, we guess the right word is “tanking.” As you know, it is our […]
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As posted on LinkedIn's Consulting Group:
Exploring the DARKSIDE, LinkedIn's Android APP "acquired" and abused my phone's private contact list by sending LinkedIn invites to everyone! Have you been bamboozled by the LinkedIn APP's install? Is this fair treatment? 

In self-defense, I delete all my LinkedIn Mobile APPs and will carefully review any future LinkedIn interactions. I have 4000 curated contacts and it would be silly to just leave.

So, what sort of desperation drives an organization to these measures to increase their customer base? Is Google + getting so powerful that these other Social Media Services are shaking in their boots. Or maybe phishing personal customer data is the new level of privacy.
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An oldish but fun, different and entertaining acapello choral music video, a remake of Toto's African Thunderstorm.
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Unusual music video sharing drumsticks, pianos and singing. Good song too. 
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That was amazing!  Thanks for sharing.  You might also enjoy this - 2CELLOS (Sulic & Hauser) - Smooth Criminal
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OK. Silly engineer confuses customers with obvious facts but salesman and project manager will agree to anything that bills. If it wasn't so funny, I'd think it was a global warming conversation.
Pity this poor engineer, all by himself in a meeting full of product and marketing types.
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Do you remember, confirm or refute these these facts?
Stay with this -- the answer is at the end... It will surprise you.
One evening a grandson was talking to his grandmother About current events.
The grandson asked his grandmother what she thought About the shootings at schools, the computer age, and Just things in general.
The Grandmother replied, "Well, let me think a minute,
I was born before:
' television
' penicillin
' polio shots
' frozen foods
' Xerox
' contact lenses
' Frisbees and
' the pill
There were no:
' credit cards
' laser beams or
' ball-point pens
Man had not yet invented:
' pantyhose
' air conditioners
' dishwashers
' clothes dryers
' and the clothes were hung out to dry in the fresh air and
' man hadn't yet walked on the moon
Your Grandfather and I got married first, and then lived together. Every family had a father and a mother.
Until I was 25, I called every man older than me, "Sir."
And after I turned 25, I still called policemen and every man With a title, "Sir."
We were before gay-rights, computer-dating, dual careers, daycare centers, and
group therapy.
Our lives were governed by the Ten Commandments, good judgment, and common
We were taught to know the difference between right and Wrong and to stand up and take responsibility for our actions.
Serving your country was a privilege; living in this country was A bigger privilege.
We thought fast food was what people ate during Lent.
Having a meaningful relationship meant getting along with Your cousins.
Draft dodgers were those who closed front doors as the Evening breeze started.
Time-sharing meant time the family spent together in the Evenings and weekends — not purchasing condominiums.
We never heard of FM radios, tape decks, CD's, electric typewriters, yogurt, or
guys wearing earrings.
We listened to Big Bands, Jack Benny, and the President's speeches on our radios.
If you saw anything with 'Made in Japan ' on it, it was junk.
The term 'making out' referred to how you did on your school exam.
Pizza Hut, McDonald's, and instant coffee were unheard of. We had 5 &10-cent (5 and dime) stores where you could actually buy things for 5 and 10 cents.
Ice-cream cones, phone calls, rides on a streetcar, and a Pepsi were all a nickel.
And if you didn't want to splurge, you could spend your nickel on enough stamps
to mail 1 letter and 2 postcards.
You could buy a new Ford Coupe for $600, but who could Afford one? Too bad, because gas was 11 cents a gallon.
In my day:
 "grass" was mowed,
 "coke" was a cold drink,
 "pot" was something your mother cooked in and
 "rock music" was your grandmother's lullaby.
 "Aids" were helpers in the Principal's office,
 "chip" meant a piece of wood,
 "hardware" was found in a hardware store and.
 "software" wasn't even a word.
We were the last generation to actually believe that a lady needed a husband to
have a baby. We volunteered to protect our precious country. No wonder people call us "old and confused" and say there is a generation gap.
How old do you think I am?
Read on to see -- pretty scary if you think about it and pretty sad at the same time.
Are you ready?
This woman would be only 62 years old. She would have been born in late 1951
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"And that's the way it was." Wonderful memories and thanks for sharing.
Hope all is well. Love to all.
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The Statler Brothers, a very old favorite, singing about even older stuff down memory lane.
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Interesting "music video" and sings about string theory in acapella
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Yep. Astounding illusions! You'll have to watch it twice at least.
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Consultant, Technologist, Local SEO, Systems Programmer
z/OS Systems Programmer, Internet Strategist & Local-SEO remediating customer issues.
  • IBM via CDI
    Systems Programmer, 2012 - present
    Provide Technical support, problem determination, system changes and 24x7 on-call for 100+ external and internal customer LPARs.
    Consultant, Local SEO, 2010 - present
    Consulting, Local Mobile Internet Marketing strategy, solutions and deployment. Internet search optimization expert (Local SEO) providing local businesses and professional practices with new Internet customers and provide strategies for customer retention.
  • IBM
    Sr. Systems Management Integration Professional, 2003 - 2004
    Senior outsourcing and systems professional primarily assigned to JPMC account, which included the entire mainframe, non-LOB servers, infrastructure and Disaster Recovery environments. JPMC in-sourced their entire corporate IT team.
  • JP Morgan Chase
    Technologist, Sr. Network Systems Engineer, 2001 - 2009
    Lead, Focal Point Network Systems Programmer (z/OS z/VM Technical Support) developed and implementing for software configuration and maintenance for 90+ Mainframe Systems and provide/manage connectivity amoung these systems. Supported 2-3 per year test, 3 real disaster recoveries. Develop and implement Netview and Netmaster/IP commands and utilities to support and diagnose problems in the zOS (z/OS) mainframe network environment. My primary goal is excellent flawless service delivery for the VTAM TCPIP (TCP/IP) and network suite of products
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    Lead Systems Engineer, 1996 - 2001
    Network Systems Programmer (Technical Support) in a small ( 6 LPARs) environment where I supported/managed all phases of network software products which included vendor management, software maintenance, software and network configuration and implementation of all network projects. As Lead Network Systems Programmer, the SNA VTAM NCP network was successfully converted to TCPIP (TCP/IP). and relocate the corporate datacenter to Jersey City was successfully completed on schedule.
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