Twitter Posts for 2008-08-20

  • http://is.gd/1L2B “Amazing Skeletal Sculptures of Cartoon Characters” really really interesting (in a slightly creepy kind of way). #
  • reading and crashing hopefully early. g’night #
  • http://is.gd/1L65 video clips from all 8 of the races where Michael Phelps won his gold medals. #
  • 950 RSS items since last night at 10PM? wow …that is going to take a while to sift through. #
  • @nwjerseyliz jealous! I wish I was watching that instead of being here at work. #
  • @nwjerseyliz Good idea! I just hope this is actually a little bit of a game…at least something interesting to watch. #
  • trying to watch some of the US vs Australia basketball game … but the stream is *very* slow and choppy. #
  • http://is.gd/1LMg hackers find evidence of underage China’s women’s gymnastics? +1 for hackers. πŸ™‚ #
  • doesn’t think he wants to talk to the world today. adios. #

Twitter Posts for 2008-08-19

  • conversation ending up being a bit better than I thought it would have went. still have some questions, but I think we’re ok. #
  • listening to NPR, sipping coffee, and getting started with the day… #
  • Twhirl doesn’t seem to be letting me post updates using the client. I can receive updates fine, just not post…weird. #
  • here’s a long stretch: looking for a song from the past that is something like “please be careful with the pieces of my heart” any ideas? #
  • @ccarmichael never tried it or heard about it, but honestly it looks a little sketchy to me. #
  • feeling lost today. #
  • I think I need to go into my own little world today. I don’t really know what else to do. #
  • @Rafe no love for Digsby? #
  • …just going through the motions… #
  • http://is.gd/1Kka “50 Amazing and Essential Novels to Enrich Your Library” …ok, I’ve only read 4 of those books 😦 #
  • Muxtape gets shut down. Pandora might get shut down. Everyone is pissed off. A call for patronage. http://tinyurl.com/6mapwn #
  • http://is.gd/1Kly “A [VERY] Good Reason To Go Full-Time SSL For Gmail” #
  • lost, confused, not pleased with life right now. #

Twitter Posts for 2008-08-18

  • Very very tired and I still have 3 1/2 hours to drive… #
  • 240 miles done, 65 to go…. Then some serious sleeping. #
  • @sharepointbuzz just relationship stuff. I have time to kill before I can move some place, and it’s killing me right now. #
  • very very tired. unpacking, and getting ready for the work week. #
  • it’s a Monday. hoping today is better than most Mondays after returning from a vacation/trip. we shall see. #
  • how long have you been using Gmail? I past 4 years back in June. #
  • @deemanuk I’m a pack rat. I suck about deleting old emails (and throwing away old things). I have Outlook pst files back to 1998 πŸ˜› #
  • http://is.gd/1Hjb “16 Famous Catchphrases in TV History” most of these are too old for me, but I certainly have heard them often enough #
  • @StarrGazr not old at all! I also know most of them by reruns as well, and well…pop culture. If you saw them *live* you might be old πŸ˜› #
  • @StarrGazr hah πŸ˜‰ The specific ones will be our little secret. #
  • @StarrGazr being young at heart is all that really matters anyway πŸ™‚ #
  • @StarrGazr I do not doubt that. You don’t look a day over 25 πŸ˜› #
  • @StarrGazr she’ll have gorgeous weather for driving then. Sunny and low 80s πŸ™‚ …finally a few days without rain #
  • @StarrGazr will do πŸ™‚ Just got back from NYC myself, I’ll be uploading a few pics of the man-made waterfalls here: http://is.gd/1HlW #
  • @StarrGazr yeah, we went on a chapgne cruise that also happen to pass the waterfalls. the falls were *definitely* secondary to the booze πŸ˜› #
  • @StarrGazr seconday for everyone else. I was honestly too absorbed with the girl to pay much attention to the falls *blush* #
  • @StarrGazr absolutely. I’d recommend it. I grabbed some pictures of a massive rain storm over the city on our way back in also. pretty cool. #
  • @StarrGazr hah… I should be a spokemen for Flickr πŸ˜› #
  • @StarrGazr I’ve been there since the beginning as well, but I’m a bit too lazy to run any groups. #
  • @StarrGazr probably the only way to have a life (and daughter, and family) offline πŸ˜› #
  • @StarrGazr wow, yeah I can only imagine it would. #
  • @StarrGazr Ask and ye shall receive: http://is.gd/1Hr5 πŸ™‚ #
  • @StarrGazr that can’t be right. hmm…I told you my girl just got a BB also, and just got it working with an existing accnt. #
  • @StarrGazr gotcha. Yeah, I don’t have all that much hands-on experience with BBs, sorry. #
  • http://is.gd/1HAf simple (and very helpful) start to iPhone/Touch webpages. Could be very handy for new developers/designers #
  • HSBC’s online banking has been down for 2 days now … ok, time to get it fixed now guys. #
  • ‘I will win,’ Obama promises donors – CNN (Can we get a “no sh*t”? What else would he say?) http://tinyurl.com/5rocms #
  • http://is.gd/1HLl compare the potential VP contenders …very handy (and I applaud their use of “veepstakes” in the URL) #
  • http://is.gd/1HLE …cute goofiness of the day: “The Guinea Pig Olympics” πŸ™‚ #
  • 10 Great Webcomics You Should Not Share With Your Kids http://tinyurl.com/6leafk #
  • http://is.gd/1I1n “Use Tweetake To Back Up Your Twitter” …if your Tweets are “valuable” to you this might be handy. #
  • @steelopus EXACTLY! I literally just emailed them about the need for a privacy policy that clearly states that stuff. #
  • @NikkiPilkington please consider adding a “privacy policy” that would help a lot to assuage people’s fears/concerns about handing over info #
  • I have no idea how tonight will go. I’d like to hope it’ll be fine, but I guess we shall see. #
  • Looking for a reason, but maybe grasping for a prayer instead. #
  • home. tired. feeling nauseous. wishing I was capable of actually taking naps. #

Twitter Posts for 2008-08-13

  • my Touch has seriously been backing up for the past 1 1/4 hours …wtf? No way it should actually take this long. #
  • I *need* to sign up/install Second Life for a class I’m taking next semester…and we’re going to use Facebook for class discussions. weird! #
  • 14 – 12 (Red Sox still up) …this is turning into a slug fest. #
  • I just tried Second Life, and I have absolutely no idea what I was doing…sooo confusing. #
  • Michael Phelps just won his 10th gold medal. absolutely insane that kid is. #
  • It’s 7AM. I’d like it to be 2PM. I’m ready to get started on my drive. I’m ready to see her already… #
  • I love when people give me s**t for not being able to physically do something for them at work. I *don’t* have access, sorry. deal. #
  • I’m really looking forward to the day I can just say “nope, not my problem” when someone asks me to do something at work. πŸ˜› #
  • @purplelime did you try shutting off and turning back on the wifi? Sometimes mine won’t “catch” either until I do that. Otherwise restore 😦 #
  • @mobilefotos still crashing for me. I’m going to delete it and redownload it …I’ll let you know if that helps. #
  • @purplelime Did you update/pwn it lately? That’s weird that it just randomly stopped working. My Touch has been flaky too though. #
  • @purplelime hmm… it’s got the “Wednesday’s” perhaps? That is really odd. Hope the restore does the trick for you. #
  • @purplelime do let me know if it works (or doesn’t) — you’ve got me curious now. πŸ˜‰ #
  • @purplelime hmm… how new is the Touch? Did you buy it recently? Warranty? It sounds like your internal wifi may be bad. Did you drop it? #
  • @purplelime I’d definitely at least take it in. They may just give you a new one. That’s really odd. 😦 #
  • wtf is Russia doing? Do not understand the concept of a “CEASE fire”? The international community just sits idly by… #
  • @ceejayoz too true, it’s all semantics! πŸ˜› #
  • http://bit.ly/2vuSnA “The Bigger They Are: 10 Ice Age Giants” …big fan of the Giant Short-Faced Bear. A bear running on 2 legs at 40mph!! #
  • @lexia I’m sure she’s glad you’re telling us all about the snot and stuff. πŸ˜‰ #
  • I’m getting emails from AARP? Um, wtf? #
  • conference call went rather well even if it was rather pointless and boring. Oh well, good is good. πŸ˜‰ #
  • I talked my way into being able to leave an hour earlier…woot! πŸ˜‰ 1 hour, 57 minutes (and counting)… #
  • Is iPhone Captcha Necessary? http://tinyurl.com/5z44gn #
  • Guy Builds Folding Farm With 51 NVIDIA Video Cards http://tinyurl.com/63vsp9 #
  • @steelopus you’re at the fancy Wegmans… niice πŸ˜› #
  • Drop.io Releases Drag-and-Drop Magic for Firefox 3 Users http://tinyurl.com/6pwyy5 #
  • http://bit.ly/1xdU94 of the 10 gold medals the US has won so far …. Phelps has won 5 of them! That’s kind of insane. #
  • http://bit.ly/2uZoHe “Lifehacker’s Top 10 How To Videos”…some very handy things here. #
  • @patphelan 23,143 people right now. +/- 1. πŸ˜› #
  • It finally dawned on me how much Lil Wayne sucks. He, officially, SUCKS. #
  • I’m off to see T for the weekend, expect virtual Twitter-silence until Sunday (most likely). #
  • @shadyproject he really should be hit by a speeding bus. with spikes on the front of it. #

Twitter Posts for 2008-08-12

  • http://is.gd/1nHv screenshots of all my apps on my Touch …what does your iPhone/Touch look like? #
  • @panache ouch, I had one of those, but it was all MS Frontpage. I wanted to shoot myself, seriously, it was horrible. #
  • Gmail Goes Down – Twitter Survives http://tinyurl.com/5q7my9 #
  • @panache show them the video of your head exploding first (after you saw the DW crap), then pop the question. πŸ˜‰ #
  • weird, I can not access all of the websites that were blocked yesterday here at work…hmm, I’m confused (but happy) #
  • all dressed up with no where to go … looks like it could be a slow day at work, and I’m OK with that πŸ™‚ #
  • new Swiss Beatz song: “Michael Jordan, Tiger Woods, I’m trying to get that Oprah…” …wow, this song SUCKS. #
  • kinda sucks when a free app on the App Store begins to charge and suddenly your free version only crashes now. Not a good way to handle it. #
  • @prindiville Mobile Fotos …I could have sworn it was free, and now it’s $2.99 …when I try to load the app it just crashes for me now. #
  • @sambo I’ll put in the invite thing when I get home this evening. They seem to be pretty quick on the approval…expect maybe a day or so. #
  • @sambo hah…I have spurts of Tweets. I’ll be going silent for the next few days while I’m out of town ;P #
  • anyone know a way to open a Excel 2007 file online? Zoho, Google apps, etc? I can’t seem to get it working. #
  • @jeremyb I’m referring to Excel 2007 files … *.XLSX not the 2003 format (XLS) #
  • you like *real* hip hop? (not that hip *pop* bullsh*t on the radio) Listen to Elzhi’s EuroPass and The Preface. THAT is hip hop. #
  • @lucky_luciano I have no tried that, I forgot about that one. I’ll give that a try. Thanks! #
  • hopefully the rest of the day will fly by …I’d love for it to be 3pm …uh…tomorrow. πŸ˜› #
  • @steelopus say something positive. I *dare* you. πŸ˜› #
  • @steelopus hah…I probably have more practice at being angsty πŸ˜› #
  • http://is.gd/1ovh “Jet-Engine-Alike Fire Sculpture Will Please Your Inner Pyromaniac” …I like fire? Do you like fire? πŸ˜› #
  • @raverek DM me your name, email, and a reason why you’re “trustworthy” (they ask, I don’t honestly care either way) #
  • http://is.gd/1oxn “Referees Prefer Athletes in Red” interesting article, who would have thought? #
  • @mcmar what’s wrong with the current version? #
  • very weird — my company went from being way more reistrictive on the web filter yesterday to the web filter being off today…weird. #
  • @mcmar ah yeah, that’s a good point. That would be a nice addition. #
  • @edythemighty lol…I just tried Facebook and it actually worked πŸ˜› (and then Flickr). trying to filter is useless anyway… *grumble* #
  • @edythemighty …lol. I’m going with smart/craft/bored people. They block Cnet, but they allow Digg? How does that make sense? #
  • @edythemighty …lol. I’m going with smart/crafty/bored people. They block Cnet, but they allow Digg? How does that make sense? #
  • @edythemighty I agree, but why even allow Digg? makes no sense. #
  • @edythemighty that’d be cool, but I bet he’s kind of a douche. #
  • “Welcome to Obama Mobile” – text VP to 62262 to find out who his VP will be first. …consider me intrigued. #
  • Comment tool Disqus launches v2.0 with automagic backup http://tinyurl.com/5k3wes #
  • http://is.gd/1oKQ “New Dell Latitude Biz Notebooks: As Light as 2.2 Pounds, Up to 19 Hours Battery Life”…I’m drooling. 19hrs battery life! #
  • bored, tired, grumpy, not feeling well (physically)… basically just ready to go home for the day. #
  • getting things situated and packed before I leave tomorrow after work. #

Twitter Posts for 2008-08-11

  • sorry for the lack of Tweets, just not feeling it today. #
  • @vanillacokehead Yeah, allergies have been really rough. I can’t take my allergy meds for the next few days either, it’s killer. #
  • asking unpleasant questions, and of course dreading the answers a bit … *sigh* curiosity really should just kill the cat sometimes. #
  • tired and definitely ready for bedtime …a hot phone date first though. #
  • http://is.gd/1mnh some rather fancy/pretty pictures of lightning out over Lake Ontario that I just took …some came out pretty well πŸ˜‰ #
  • my office seems to be blocking Twhirl now …wtf? Even https doesn’t work any longer. #
  • @fredwilson Bush in HD *shudders* …what a horrible horrible thought. I never thought stupid could look so crisp and clear. #
  • glad to see that Phelps won another gold medal last night. The relay competition from last night was insane. another world record! #
  • @sambo DM me your name, email address, and if you’re “trust worthy”. I’ll see what I can do. #
  • making my way through my RSS feeds this morning… all 500 of them. πŸ˜‰ #
  • @Matthom does the NY Times app ever finish updating for you? Mine *never* finishes cleanly …it just keeps “updating” until I close it. #
  • my office finally closed the HTTPS loop hole …well that certainly sucks. a lot. #
  • http://tinyurl.com/2hm7ct “24: The Unaired 1994 Pilot – Jack Bauer saves the world with AOL 3.0.” #
  • http://bit.ly/44bMVK Obama to announce VP via txt and email. Wow, that’s um … hip? *rolls eyes* #
  • @jeffsonstein it’s not difficult to do the jailbreak per se, it’s just time consuming when the restore process takes nearly an hour. #
  • @jeffsonstein yeah restore just my settings/app data took almost an hour…not including the sync of 7GB of music after that. ugh. #
  • @jeffsonstein the hardest part of the jailbreak is getting the Touch/iPhone into recovery mode (which is still pretty easy to do) #
  • http://tinyurl.com/5nrekd AND http://tinyurl.com/5sldcn — proof Michael Phelps may not be human. He looks like the incredible Hulk. gross #
  • @kozel too good to be true: http://tinyurl.com/6gldvf #
  • Forget Push Email, Here Comes Push Facebook For Your Mobile http://tinyurl.com/5tqc3r #
  • @Matthom they did. It was the only way I could access it here at work (until work just blocked that now also). #
  • watching last night’s 4×100 free relay…awesome finish, what a race! #
  • @jeffsonstein wow that sounds awful (in a PC kind of way), but tasty. πŸ˜› #
  • @jeffsonstein hah. good point πŸ˜› #
  • @Matthom FYI, you can’t delete Tweets using HTTPS. I told them about this bug MONTHS ago…still no fix. #
  • looking forward to a long lunch with the Aeneid…it’s a nice temp. outside right now. #
  • http://bit.ly/ppEfX “Top Ten Web Typography Sins” …great read, handy tips for any web designer. #
  • http://bit.ly/4f510S “10 Beautiful Things For A Beautiful Life” I really like the puzzle alarm clock, but it would annoy the hell out of me #
  • @chriscoyier yeah, it kind of makes the “send from other address” feature kind of pointless in most cases. #
  • @ryanpdixon copy the new theme into the /wp-content/themes/ folder, go into the Admin panel –> Manager –> design –> enable it #
  • http://bit.ly/4hdnJt “11 Things We Hate About iTunes” add lack of advanced search queries to my list, RAM usage, etc. #
  • @ceejayoz the article is not without flaws. I agree with the full downloads instead of patches being ridiculous though – even on a fast … #
  • @ceejayoz I have 3GB, if I leave it open for a day it’ll use 550-600MB of RAM. I have plenty free, but that’s insane for a music player. #
  • Zenbe’s zen pages (shared workspace) would be great if the other person did *need* an account. kind of makes it a lot less useful. #
  • http://tinyurl.com/6qhuym Obama’s response to McCain’s “celebrity” video. I think he makes his point well. #
  • @ceejayoz I’d blame Vista if I was me. πŸ˜‰ #
  • http://www.somethingstore.com/ for $10 they will send you “something” …you have no idea what it will be. #
  • @ceejayoz no kidding. though I had similar issues on Win XP. It may have to do with my 80GB+ library size perhaps. #
  • @mezzoblue which bank is that promo from? #
  • Gmail is dead. niiiiice. #
  • @eldevlin we don’t keep up. πŸ˜› sometimes you just need to let stuff fly by… #
  • anyone have any suggestions for bypassing an overly restrive corporate web filter? I can’t even access Twitter’s webpage any longer. #
  • chill night filled with reading I think, that’s the plan at least. #
  • @lucky_luciano no, not yet. That is a good idea. I will give that a shot. #

Twitter Posts for 2008-08-10

  • Anyone else with a pwned Touch having issues with the wifi-location working? #
  • @jgarber how many GB is that? I have 17K at 80GB right now. #
  • At what point do you begin to work on caring a little less? #
  • they are predicting a 50% chance of thunderstorms on and off all day long … the odds they are correct? less than 50% I imagine. #
  • Sun is poking through just about the most ominous clouds ever. #
  • really quite bored … another 2 or 3 hours of waiting …exciting, I know. #
  • Is it Wednesday afternoon (at 3pm) yet? #
  • Absolutely exhausted… Really need an early bed time tonight. #

Twitter Posts for 2008-08-09

  • @jeremyb yes, but I can’t actually find the right place on the nbcolumpics.com …I must be missing something obvious. #
  • NBC = epic fail. cannot for the life of me find a stream for the opening ceremonies. #
  • @tonykatz what about thoe without a TV? (like my girlfriend) …grr …I have a TV, but she doesn’t 😦 #
  • @tonykatz yeah 😦 I know … I’m just frustrated for her. It’s not a fail, it’s just not a great plan. #
  • the Coke commercial of the birds building the bird’s nest out of straws was really great. #
  • @steelopus it’s abslutely gorgeous in HD (not to rub it in) #
  • http://is.gd/1kuw Olympic Bloggers, Blogs, and Twitter-ers #
  • Set Up Mozilla Weave on Your Own Server [How To] http://tinyurl.com/5j3a6r #
  • http://is.gd/1kE6 Pwnage Tool 2.0.2 is out now … need coffee first, will try this out later. #
  • updating my Touch with Pwnage 2.0.2 …I’ll let you know how it goes. #
  • play for the day: watching some Olympics, going kayaking, and reading …very exciting and busy day, I know. #
  • @jackpea I seem to be stuck at the “iTunes cannot read your iPod …restore again…” …trying this again… #
  • http://is.gd/1kS3 Bernie Mac died this morning 😦 #
  • it looks like a calm and uneventful Saturday (I hope) #
  • off to the book store to read for a few hours #
  • Gorgeous day – low 70s, low humidity, light breeze, blue skies… but no girl 😦 #
  • Kinda nice to see that we have 4 channels in HD for the Olympics…pretty fancy. #
  • to read or to watch the Olympics? that is the question …hmm… #
  • Sunday is US vs China in men’s basketball …they are predicting it’ll be the most watched basketball game ever..maybe 1 billion people. #
  • creating my own CSV file …by hand…from scratch *sigh* #
  • never thought I’d say this: I just found a really sexy font… Trajan Pro. #
  • http://is.gd/1leH it is absolutely incredible how much better Robert Fagle’s translation of The Aeneid is …SO much better. #