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.

Remembering the Milk…Time To Make Another List

https://www.lucaslshaffer.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/To-do-list-blog-770354.jpg”> I am a huge list maker and have little notes laying everywhere…   If you do too then look no further. A colleague recently turned me onto a little application that in just the past few days has allowed me a little ‘peace’ of mind.  I spin around all day in different roles and speak…

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My ‘Awesome’ Experiment – Fiverr.com

http://blog.lucaslshaffer.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/06/fiverr_post.jpg”>As most you know, I offer a http://www.fiverr.com/users/lucaslshaffer” target=”_blank”>few services at Fiverr.com to experiment with micro-commerce exploration.  My first thought of this service was motivated to do something fun, not make money so I set-up several ‘gigs’. The idea of Fiverr is novel and the ‘gigs’ that are available now are all $5; no more,…

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Twitter Identity Crisis: Multiple Account Management

http://blog.lucaslshaffer.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/06/multi.jpg”>In the age of the http://standandstretch.com/2010/05/is-twitter-doomed/” target=”_blank” rel=”nofollow”>auto-tweet and the fact there are http://mashable.com/2010/06/08/twitter-hits-2-billion-tweets-per-month/” target=”_blank” rel=”nofollow”>2 billion tweets a month, I consistently engage users who have a line, or two, drawn in the sand.  They make bold statements about what twitter ‘should’ be used for and how it’s utilized the best.  I say, twitter is…

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