I am a husband to a beautiful wife named Whitney and Dad to a wonderful baby boy. Yay! :) Damien Augustus Shaffer has come into this world on March 15th 2010. In my professional life, I have accumulated over 4 years utilizing a wide range of technologies to develop software solutions for my current employer. Most of this time was spent learning methodical approaches within different environments to broaden my programming knowledge and project planning abilities. These environments include both open source and Windows based development, mainly Web. I also dabble in Social Media and it applications in today's culture and marketplace. I consider it a hobby but some may say its an obsession. ;) I enjoy it immensely.

The Almost iPad 2 Owner And His New Android Tablet

f=”https://www.lucaslshaffer.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/original.jpg”>I must say it was a close one.  There is little doubt the choice I made to buy an iPad 2 was ramped up by “live” video conferences, refresh rates on live blogging site sand just plain ol” fashioned marketing.  I really like Apple and think they make great hardware and I am, by trade…

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Concierge Medicine – The New Social Medicine Culture

f=”https://www.lucaslshaffer.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/social_media_in_health_and_medicine.jpg”>So many buzz words have been struck into the minds of american”s over the past decade.  Much of the information has left people with little knowledge about a lot.  While terms like “social medicine”, “socialism” and “social media” and “social (append edgy cool name here)” have uplifted a world community debate, we have yet to deliver this…

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The Perspective Of A Small Business Owner In Social Media

https://www.lucaslshaffer.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/people_perspective_1.jpg”>It’s a great feeling to consult to another small business owner and see the fire in the eyes and the hear the excitement in their voice while they describe their business and why they are the best at what they do.  It’s great because I sit next to them sharing same adrenaline dream of making it work.…

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