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Craig Newmark
Works at craigslist, Inc.
Attended Case Western Reserve University
Lives in San Francisco CA
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My stories about getting downsized...
This post is part of a series in which LinkedIn Influencers share how they turned setbacks into success. Read all their stories here.Any career success I enjoy has been by virtue of getting downsized
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It's hard to find actual fact checking in news these days, here's something.

http://craigconnects.org/2014/04/4-factchecking-sites-thatre-the-real-deal.html
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Snopes.com is fun, e.g., 

Willie Sutton on why rob banks: "That's where the money is."

http://www.snopes.com/quotes/sutton.asp

Another is the WaPo's 'Fact Checker' or Pinocchios.  Here is a typical 'Whopper' (Four Pinocchios)  about the Koch Brothers.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/fact-checker/wp/2014/04/08/senate-majority-pacs-nonsensical-attack-ad-in-louisiana/
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Caw!
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a beauty
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A visitor, around one am this morning...
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Song Sparrow
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he looks like he just woke up.
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A hummingbird comes by
Wonders about the reality on my side of the window
Then enjoys a high-calorie snack
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I think it's Mexican Sage!
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Black Phoebe, by the Mrs
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that is very very beautifull.cheers.folks.please keep all the incredible
birding photo.s coming they are most appreciated.
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Solid NY Times piece on mesh networking project, funded by US government, that has promise for being more secure and resilient than what we use today.
The State Department and other agencies are spending millions around the world to finance local systems, called mesh networks, as more secure alternatives to the Internet.
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The guillotining of the Gummy Bunny.

Next: the Peeps
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those poor unexpecting 49.ers.
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Full moon in Cole Valley Heights
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an absolutely beautiful photo!  Cheers, Stephen
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software engineer, customer service rep
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  • craigslist, Inc.
    software engineer, customer service rep, 1995 - present
  • IBM
    software engineer, 1976 - 1993
  • Charles Schwab Corp.
    software engineer, 1993 - 1995
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San Francisco CA
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Morristown NJ - Cleveland OH, Boca Raton FL, Detroit MI, Pittsburgh PA
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I'm a nerd.
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craigconnects.org founder, also founder & customer service rep, craigslist.
Education
  • Case Western Reserve University
    Undergraduate scholar (computer sciences), 1971 - 1975
  • Case Western Reserve University
    Computing and Information Sciences, 1975 - 1977
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