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So... thanks to everyone who's sharing here. Still skeptical of Google+ - more active on twitter @cjsherman if you're interested in more frequent updates.
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Looking forward to following on twitter as well +Chris Sherman but I'd love more insight on your "Skepticism" that is,  it seems that +Search Engine Land & a social network built on a search engine would be the perfect match isn't it??
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Today's backyard project:
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I will write to you no satday
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I feel like I'm writing my first computer program. Hello, world... um, Google+!
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Welcome to google+.... this is the best social media platform in today's world of technology
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For those of you who don't know, in addition to being our highly talented Executive News Editor at http://searchengineland.com/, Matt is also the founder of the excellent http://www.atu2.com/ site. This is an amazing (and incredibly well-informed) playlist.
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Okay, it's finally ready for public consumption. My Spotify playlist:

U2 songs that were not Big Hits that non-U2 fans should listen to

Not allowed/supposed to shuffle it - the order was chosen with purpose. Tracks 4 and 5 must be played together as they are on U2's first album.
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2 months later now...(late to the party, obviously). Interesting mix of U2 tunes, Matt. Obscure stuff in there. I bet if this was what they put out in front of folks they wouldn't have done nearly as well. I dig the stuff, but I bet most would not -- too much weid stuff in the mixes -- bell tree, really?? But, I like weird stuff, so there ya go (Chris can confirm).

I still have a 7" of U2's first single from their first long play Boy ( A Day Without Me b/w Things To Make And Do -- only their third single ever). I was enamored of Steve Lillywhite at the time, him having produced most of the XTC of the period (my fave pop band ever), so when I was in Bournemouth, UK the summer of '80 visiting an old bandmate from my year abroad at the U of Warwick, I stopped in at the local record store and asked for anything produced by Mr. Lillywhite. The shop owner pointed me to this single.

Can I paste a link to one of my pics in here? Gonna try: https://plus.google.com/photos/102518534767650316940/albums/5654828936941412689/5654828941648548434 -- Maybe some collector will buy it from me and then I can send my kids to college...
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Heh - apt. My favorite story about "404 not found" - that was the room number where the first www server was located, in the building at CERN where Tim Berners-Lee worked when he wrote the first implementation of the web.
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So... regarding carmaggedon. If they wanted the 405 to be out of service, why not just rename it 404 so people wouldn't find it, or 403 to keep them out?
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Chris Sherman is Executive Editor of SearchEngineLand.com and President of Searchwise LLC, a Boulder Colorado based Web consulting firm. He is also co-chair, with Danny Sullivan, of the Search Marketing Expo series of events. He is frequently quoted in the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, Business Week, USA Today and other publications, and has appeared on CNN, NPR, CBS and other television and radio networks.

He has delivered keynote addresses to the annual conferences of the Australian Library Association, the Association of Professional Researchers for Advancement, the Association of Independent Information Professionals, the European Association of Information Services, as well as organizations including Toyota, Fidelity Investment Management, Bankrate.com and the Da Vinci Institute.  

Chris is a Web Search University faculty member, and is an honorary inductee of the Internet Librarian Hall of Fame.  He is the author of "Google Power: Unleash the Full Power of Google" from McGraw-Hill.  His previous books include "The Invisible Web: Uncovering Information Sources Search Engines Can't See" (with Gary Price) from CyberAge Books; The McGraw-Hill CD ROM Handbook, and The Elements of Basic, The Elements of Cobol and The Elements of Pascal from John Wiley & Sons.

Chris has more than 25 years of experience in developing multimedia and Internet applications. Early in his career, he worked on prototypes of many products and concepts that are now commonplace, such as CD ROM multimedia technologies and interactive cable television. Later, he was Vice President of Technology for a global management consulting firm based in Amsterdam.  

Chris has written about search and search engines since 1994.  His clients have included International Data Corporation, Accenture, Motorola, Levi-Strauss, Nokia, Ortho Biotech, Porsche, United Technologies, and the Scripps Clinic. From 2001 through 2006, Chris was Executive Editor of SearchEngineWatch.com and Conference Chair of the international Search Engine Strategies events in Canada, China, France, Italy, Sweden and the U.K. From 1998 to 2001, he was the Web Search Guide for About.com.  

Chris holds a master's degree in Interactive Educational Technology from Stanford University and a bachelor's degree in Visual Arts and Communications from the University of California, San Diego. Chris has been unsuccessful in his attempts to persuade Stanford to strip his degree so he can join the founders of Yahoo and Google in boasting about *not* graduating from the university. 
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