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Laura Thomas
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Attended Louisiana State University
Lives in Austin, TX
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Suspect G+ is using YouTube history to serve up "What's Hot/Recommended" posts, since my girl uses my account to watch videos & I'm getting a lot of 5SOS posts today...
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Anything under the Google umbrella is fair game it seems. I like it but I'm the only one that uses my account so it's appropriate.
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Discovered more Google bot work while visiting G+. This time a "story" made from my trip to #CES2015.
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Looks like a cool trip.
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Nicely "auto-awesomed" photo from a recent hike in one of Austin's many parks. #whyaustin  
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I like auto-awesome. It's like getting a tiny present from a robot. :-) 
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#iwork4dell, and here is where you'll find me this week:
 
A New Way to See the World [Sneak peak XPS preview]

More on what you can expect from us at International CES 2015:  http://dell.to/13RUvJq

#ces2015   
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mmhh!!
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"Ulysses can be finished. The Internet is never finished."
The Stream is fun and fast, but don't you miss the sense of an ending?
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No laughing matter, but the thought of "a randy relational database" did make me snicker: http://pando.com/2014/10/22/the-horrific-trickle-down-of-asshole-culture-at-a-company-like-uber/

Was just seeing several friends discuss on Facebook how they'd just discovered Uber and liked it. I've used it and like it, too, but this type of thing does give me pause...
We shared this in our News Ticker already, but I still can't believe that an office of Uber -- a company valued at $18 billion and held up as a bastion of modern entrepreneurship -- posted an ad th...
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Interesting that the author doesn't offer any actual examples of bad behaviors nor expand on the deleted post, saying only, "And like always, Uber has quietly withdrawn the offending post, but they won’t apologize."
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One of my pics from last trip to Louisiana that Google "auto-awesomed" recently. Cool!
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I'd heard about the great things our Dell South Africa colleagues were doing to support teams in the Student Cluster Challenge, and was excited to get to meet the latest team when they visited Austin. Learn more in today's Direct2Dell post. #ISC2015 #HPC #iwork4dell
To say that “everything is bigger in Texas” is a cliché, overlooks that clichés are often rooted in truth. I recently had chance to catch up with several university students who had traveled half-way around the world to Dell's main campus and I heard them say more than once “I didn't expect ...
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Updating all the various online profiles with my new "short hair" pic.
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My latest post on Direct2Dell throws down a gauntlet. ;-) #iwork4dell  
 
7 reasons the Precision M3800 is superior to the MacBook Pro.

“For some people, their heart might be with Mac, but we have to run our business with our head,” says +sparksight CEO Kelly Shores, of his Adobe CC shop. More here:  http://dell.to/16aI1xF 

#AdobeCC   #adobepremierepro  
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I'd have to agree with this statement from the article: "It turns out, we just don’t think we’re giving Facebook anything valuable."

Read more at http://betabeat.com/2014/11/people-trust-social-media-less-than-any-other-form-of-communication/#ixzz3JN0rYsm1 
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#iwork4dell  and think it's pretty cool that Coach is up for at Top Office Dog award. Who's Coach? Read his story on Direct2Dell > http://en.community.dell.com/dell-blogs/direct2dell/b/direct2dell/archive/2014/08/08/coach-the-service-dog-is-a-valued-member-of-the-dell-team 
 
Do pups rule at your office?

+Fast Company rounded up 300 of the most dapper and hard-working company dogs. Our own Dell-badged service dog Coach made the list, and he'd love your vote! More about Coach:  http://dell.to/1s9UFAu 

More on voting for your favorite hound:  http://dell.to/1ovnm09 

#servicedogs  
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Occupation
Accredited Business Communicator
Employment
  • Dell Inc.
    Chief Blogger for Direct2Dell.com, present
  • Dell Financial Services
  • Texas Workforce Commission
  • PepsiCo Food Systems
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Currently
Austin, TX
Previously
Goodwill, West Carroll, Louisiana - Baton Rouge, Louisiana - Dallas, Texas
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Accredited Business Communicator @ Dell
Introduction
Laura P. Thomas has been part of the Dell team for 13 years in a variety of corporate communications, online and marketing roles. Currently, she is Chief Blogger for Direct2Dell.
Bragging rights
Profiled as one of five “social media mavens” in the March 2009 issue of "Austin Woman Magazine"
Education
  • Louisiana State University
  • University of Louisiana - Monroe
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Female
Other names
Pevehouse