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Larry Rosenman
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EFF deserves EVERYONE's support
The Electronic Frontier Foundation turns 25 on July 10! Help us add 2,500 new and renewing members before then to celebrate 25 years of important member-supported digital rights work.
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Let's get this done...
It’s time to put an end to out-of-control government spying. Say YES to the #USAFreedomAct:
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+Samsung Support USA where can I make a suggestion on a feature I'm already missing on my new S6?  
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Let's stop this.......
Leaked texts of the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement's “Intellectual Property” chapter confirm our worst fears: Big Content companies are pushing extreme copyright provisions in a secret trade deal that would put restrictive controls on the Internet.
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The Government needs to STOP surveilling everyday citizens.  PERIOD.
Read our letter to U.S. House and Senate leadership on how our surveillance laws should be changed. Then add your name to show your support. #United4NSAReform
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Yay!  Another great toy :)
A new #DIY budget #NAS:#FreeNAS, 5x2TB, G3220, 16GB RAM, and more! See blog for details! @FreeNASTeam #EconoNAS
Ever since building and blogging about my own NAS back in early 2012, I’ve been carrying on the tradition every six months or so by building out a new NAS. This year has been no different& …
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This SUCKS.  We need to change it. 
I had no idea how bad things actually were until I saw one simple graph.
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+Samsung USA LOVING my new +Sprint 128G Galaxy S6.  NICELY Done.....  
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Great DIY Nas
DIY NAS: 2015 Edition feat. 24TB on FreeNAS 9.3 from @FreeNASTeam. See blog for  #FreeNASGiveaway details!
I built my first FreeNAS a couple years ago and wrote about the process and what my plans were for it. But as time went by, the blog aged and people were asking what I’d use if I were building …
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Systems Engineer
System Admin, Network Admin, Infrastructure, operations, devops, Database, Virtualization, Cloud.
  • Motive Inc
    Sr. Systems/Application Admin, 2013 - present
  • IBM
    Systems Engineer, 2010 - 2013
  • Surgient
    2006 - 2007
  • Pervasive Software
    2005 - 2006
  • Internet America
    1992 - 2003
  • CyberRamp
    1990 - 1992
  • Chrysler
    1985 - 1989
  • Systems Center
    1989 - 1991
  • Altai/Platinum Technology
    1991 - 1993
  • Aetna Life & Casualty
    1980 - 1982
  • State Street Bank & Trust
    1982 - 1983
  • Wm. Filenes & Sons
    1983 - 1985
  • Lombardi Software
    Systems Engineer, 2007 - 2010
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Senior Application/System Admin for Motive, Inc. , and an Open Source advocate. FreeBSD and PostgreSQL contributor
Formerly Systems Engineer for IBM in the BPM area doing the Ops side of

Now, Sr. System/Application Administrator at Motive, Inc. (Division of Alcatel-Lucent). 

I'm a computer geek, and love to help others! Also an Open Source advocate, using FreeBSD and PostgreSQL extensively. I'm also a BIG android fan, and love it.  Want to see it get more use.
I'm also an electronics "early adopter", and if you have consumer electronics products and want feedback on them, feel free to contact me. 
I'm also VERY interested in the "Smarter Planet" IBM agenda, and am doing my part with monitoring my usage of resources.
Obligatory disclaimer: I work for, but do not speak for Motive, Inc. and Alcatel-Lucent..  All opinions are mine and not those of any employer or client.
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One daughter, 30+ years in IT, Computer Nerd, Early Adopter to boot, Android Fan
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