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Chuq Von Rospach
Works at Cisco Systems, Inc.
Attended CSU Fullerton
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Teal Sunglasses is an occasional collection of things and opinions about hockey, the San Jose Sharks and sports in general. Stay tuned for fascinating opinions and pithy commentary. Also keep an eye on my Twitter feed for more interesting stuff. Most…
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About a month ago (that’s forever in internet years) Marco posted the note Google and blogs: “Shit.” where the general thought was that his blog traffic was flat and starting to decline over the last year or so. There are a lot of reasons for this and…
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Three dot lounge is a recurring collection of things that deserve more than a retweet. Stay tuned for fascinating opinions and pithy commentary. Also keep an eye on my Twitter feed for more interesting stuff. QuickLinks QuickLinks Fantastic Video for…
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Here is my view for the next couple of days. Laurie was kind enough to give me a weekend pass, and I’m currently holed up in Fort Bragg decompressing. I apologize for the silence, but I’ve been buried in a large video editing project for work, and I…
Here is my view for the next couple of days. Laurie was kind enough to give me a weekend pass, and I'm currently holed up in Fort Bragg decompressing. I apologize for the silence, but I've been bur...
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I love pudding creek. You have chosen a great place to unwind

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Sandhill Cranes and White-Faced Ibis in Flight, Merced NWR. 
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well, they are, you know... (not). the joy of forced perspective. 
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[singlepic id=1633 w= h= float=center] Spent some time this weekend catching up on the backlogged of unprocessed images from previous trips. One of the folders was a set of images of a white-faced ibis in flight that I’d caught in a burst. Because of the…
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[singlepic id=1633 w= h= float=center] Spent some 

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Teal Sunglasses is an occasional collection of things and opinions about hockey, the San Jose Sharks and sports in general. Stay tuned for fascinating opinions and pithy commentary. Also keep an eye on my Twitter feed for more interesting stuff. I am not…
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Three dot lounge is a recurring collection of things that deserve more than a retweet. Stay tuned for fascinating opinions and pithy commentary. Also keep an eye on my Twitter feed for more interesting stuff. Cash crunch forces tech website Gigaom to shut…
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Teal Sunglasses is an occasional collection of things and opinions about hockey, the San Jose Sharks and sports in general. Stay tuned for fascinating opinions and pithy commentary. Also keep an eye on my Twitter feed for more interesting stuff. Dear Doug…
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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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Santa Clara, CA
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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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