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Chuq Von Rospach
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I’ve announced this to my team at work so I can now announce this here. I’ve decided to resign from Cisco, and I’ll be leaving the firm in late February. I am not taking a new job, at least not for the foreseeable future. I really like my job and team,…
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I have a new toy. I have been going back and forth on this since Thanksgiving, but finally gave in and got myself the new Epson SureColor P400 printer. This is replacing my now retired R2880. This device is currently about $600 on Amazon but as of today…
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As I write this, the NHL All-Star Game is on the television, and Brett Burns is playing 3 on 3 hockey in Nashville. I must admit — I’m liking the 3 on 3 format for the All Star break. It allows the players to show off their skill and removes that pressure…
As I write this, the NHL All-Star Game is on the television, and Brett Burns is playing 3 on 3 hockey in Nashville. I must admit — I’m liking the 3 on 3 format for the All Star break. I…
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Had the chance to finally spend christmas in Yosemite at the Lodge, where we had good snow and Yosemite put on its best show for us... 
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Whoot! What a wonderful place to spend Christmas!
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As 2015 winds down it’s traditional to take a look back and evaluate the year. For me, 2015 was a really strange year photographically, given that for about six months I literally did not take the cameras out of the bag — and yet when I did, I seemed to…
As 2015 winds down it’s traditional to take a look back and evaluate the year. For me, 2015 was a really strange year photographically, given that for about six months I literally did not tak…
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The history of the Leica camera is one of revolution. Appropriately enough, the Leica M design has been with us for over 60 years and has documented revolutions in both times of peace and war throughout history as the idea of a simple, easy to carry camera enabling it to be carried anywhere.
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Of Interest is a place for things I think are interesting enough to mention and deserve more than a twitter retweet, but aren’t in themselves something that needs their own blog post. Of Interest postings will typically be posted 2-3 times a month, or…
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There’s been a lot of chatter about the decline in unit sales for iPads in the most recent Apple Financials. The reality seems to be that the iPad is a “nice to have” device, not a “must have” device like the iPhone. To some, this implies it’s a disaster…
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Time to shake off the dust and break radio silence here. Apologies for the long time between postings; a combination of dealing with various things that either aren’t remotely interesting to talk about or things that I can’t talk about (or in a few cases,…
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2015 was a strange year for me. I lost my mom to cancer in June, and so life came to a halt for a few months while I worked through that and got her estate organized (not done, coming along fine, but it takes time and energy). I’ve been fighting some…
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Laurie and I are back from spending a few days in Yosemite. This was our first Christmas not in Southern California with family in 15 years, and only my second christmas not down there since the 1980’s. The reason, of course, is that mom passed away in…
Laurie and I are back from spending a few days in Yosemite. This was our first Christmas not in Southern California with family in 15 years, and only my second christmas not down there since the 19…
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Community Manager, Devnet @ Cisco
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Community Management, Social Media, Writing, Photography, General Geeking.
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  • Cisco Systems, Inc.
    Community Manager, Devnet, 2014 - present
  • Infoblox
    bloxHub Technical Community Manager, 2011 - 2014
  • HP webOS
    Developer Relations Community Manager, 2009 - 2011
  • Apple
    Senior Architect, email marketing systems, 1989 - 2006
  • StrongMail
    Professional Services Architect, 2006 - 2007
  • Laszlo Systems
    Community Manager and Marketing webmaster, 2007 - 2009
  • Sun
    Technical Support Engineer, 1986 - 1989
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Placentia, Ca
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Community Manager with a strong technical background. Amateur photographer with a strong interest in birds, animals and landscapes. Birdwatcher. Author and Blogger. Those are not the same thing. Person with Opinions. 
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17 years at Apple didn't kill me. It made me stronger.
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  • CSU Fullerton
    CS/English
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