[Chugalug] Linked-in endorsements

James Nylen jnylen at gmail.com
Mon Jun 24 20:37:30 UTC 2013


Am I the only one around here who hates social networking?

http://nylen.tv/social-networking.jpg


On Mon, Jun 24, 2013 at 4:19 PM, 32cstyle . <cstyle31 at gmail.com> wrote:

> I have had some people do that for me too. I have to admit, I've done as
> well. I did it mostly for people I knew but haven't worked with. However, I
> know they are good at what they do. I have a connections with Mike from the
> group. I have seen his coding and networking abilities at his place of
> business. Do I know if he's the PHP guru? Yes and no. I know he's a puriest
> and can code without an IDE. I haven't seen him make a full CMS, but just
> looking at some of the things he's shown me I think he could. Plus, I don't
> think he would be in business if he couldn't do the job.
>
> So, I guess it's kinda a gray area for me. However, I do try to keep it
> with people I know. Sometimes when the endorsement box pops up it's so
> annoying I just click endorse to get it out of the way. Some people faces
> come up at random so when you click endorse all you get the blessings to
> all benefit.
>
>
> On Mon, Jun 24, 2013 at 2:21 PM, Ed King <chevyiinova at bellsouth.net>wrote:
>
>> someone that I've never worked with before but who knows that I'm a
>> "computer guy" just endorsed me for:    IIS
>>
>> what's next?  will someone will endorse me for Visual Basic?   DOS 3.3?
>> 9 pin printers?
>>
>> ps: yes, I can do IIS and VB, but I don't advertise it.
>>
>> pss:  for the hell of it, I added a new skill, "Patience" just to see if
>> anyone would endorse it, and yes, someone did.
>>
>> I guess my question is, what is the value of this endorsement system, if
>> endorsements can be obtained so freely?
>>
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