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Good luck. Write when you can, about anything and everything.
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Trying this today Nikon D90 -> Eye-Fi -> Nexus 5 -> Flickr. Lots of moving parts. #photography 
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Does your phone handle an otg cable? You might be able to work that...then you can use a regular usb card reader
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New album from Aimee Mann ('Til Tuesday) and Ted Leo. I love her voice.
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NEW GUEST ANNOUNCEMENT: We're excited to welcome Sir Patrick Stewart to #FanX! Known for his roles as Star Trek: TNG, X-Men, and much more. Patric is appearing SATURDAY ONLY. Get more details here: 

#startrek   #xmen   #utah  
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Best actor ever :3 
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Best thing I received today... six images of my gut, all with the word "Normal" next to them. Whew. #cancersucks

Edit: This just means it hasn't spread, which is good so I can move forward with treatment.
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Great news!!
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Won't be able to make St. Paul and the Broken Bones concert this Wednesday @kilbycourt, any takers?

#damncancer #utah #slc
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Try applying for a job without a resume. Tell the employer "check out my social sphere" I don't think will cut it. 
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+John Iskra I'm with you 100%, which is why I said I don't think telling an employer to search the web for me will work. Everyone has a digital footprint somewhere, and I guess would depend on the job your applying for.

Over the years I've had employers want to see a portfolio of work examples, so some digital examples aren't out of the question.

Doesn't seem like there is a perfect solution yet. Resumes can be your Achilles heel if you can't communicate your past efforts. 
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#programmingFun , #programmingStuff

FOLLOW ●》 +I'm Programmer if you are amazing programmer :) 
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But it takes a SEO to write the guide how to make it shine. 
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#programming   #programmerslife 

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Google+ Is My Home!

After spending the past 10 years blogging on a number of hosted and self hosted platforms, I am taking advantage of Google+ as a publishing and social network platform. I reviewed my engagement activity here and on my WordPress site, and I can say I get more engagement here than any other place. So this is where I spend most of my time.

You will find all of my photos here on Google+, including portfolio images of projects I've worked on.

I have a WordPress site that I'll keep active, but as I'm not really interested in making money off the site, I'll leave it up for archive purposes. All my latest posts can be found here on Google+.

I'm most active on Google+, but you can also find me on Twitter. I also have a few links below to sites I contribute to. You can find my code repository at

I mostly write about Technology on Google+, but I'm also working on several fiction and graphic novels, which I'll share when I can. I love writing, and the only way I get better is to write often. Here are a few more interesting tid bits:

- I Read/Write/Code
- I talk about Software Development, Cloud and Mobile Computing
- I like to take pictures, but not of cats, I'm allergic 
- I served in the United States Marine Corps
- I'm a proud father of four, and married to one amazing Wife (oh, and Grandkids of course)
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