The Twitter Diaries: 2009-05-10: CO

  • RT @neilhimself: http://bit.ly/dR4Yv for mothers and daughters on Mother’s Day (okay, it’s a week early…) #
  • Googling “what is the purpose of conversation?” gives a lot of answsers about… conservation. #
  • RT @nytimes: Berlusconi’s Wife Seeks a Divorce http://bit.ly/bHreD Can the country divorce him, too? #
  • can’t figure out with Tweetdeck: how to follow someone whose user name I know when I don’t have an immediate reference to them in the deck #
  • “using advanced coding to make the photos harder to find in a Google search” – huh? from http://www.newsweek.com/id/195073/page/2 #
  • @Annarella umm…. perche’ metti un link ad un feed privato? in reply to Annarella #
  • I was going to buy tickets in advance to go see Wolverine this afternoon, but this is turning out suprisingly hard to do. Can’t be bovvered #
  • $1 convenience charge for an online movie ticket? is this some sort of a sick joke? #
  • @nonstick it usually just takes time, and trickles to some systems faster than others. in reply to nonstick #
  • which is larger annually: # of cars sold, or # of car ads shown? How much car advertising is wasting their money, my time and attention? #
  • just saw Wolverine, liked it. @RealHughJackman apparently loves to flash his naked butt. Not that I’m complaining. #
  • “Silvio-Veronica: news goes around the world” The Italian media is like a bunch of nerds amazed when the cool kids actually notice them. Gah #
  • Do other countries’ media do this? “Ooh, look, everyone’s talking about us!” #
  • I’m very tired of the mommy blogger phenomenon. Glad I missed the window on that one. My daughter is probably even gladder. #
  • @MichaelRolland I don’t think long-term relationships are any less exhausting, just different. in reply to MichaelRolland #
  • @jowyang I would be very, very glad if at least some “brands” had the wit to think of us as women first, mommies second (or third). in reply to jowyang #
  • brilliant House/Spamalot fanvid: http://tinyurl.com/cxfskc #
  • @MrsThinGuy congrats! a big step for all of you in reply to MrsThinGuy #
  • @nonstick anything that distracts you is good – keep on tweeting if you want to. Oh, & breathe. I think I remember something about that in reply to nonstick #
  • RT @tehduh: The Geography of Jobs from 2004 to Present: http://bit.ly/113Y7a OK. – only area to gain a few jobs recently is Austin #
  • @jeffreytaylor re moving around a lot: http://www.beginningwithi.com/comments/tag/tcks/ in reply to jeffreytaylor #
  • Silvio Berlusconi: Yes, yes, yes, prime minister – Times Online http://bit.ly/r5hvy – gaaaahhhhhhh – #
  • Un Posto al Sole “SxSWi Report – Social Media: Connecting with Customers” http://bit.ly/uv5pq #
  • @SteveEdiger I benefited from a probably-never-repeated unschooling experiment at Woodstock my senior – had a blast, learned about research in reply to SteveEdiger #
  • @owyang re. http://bit.ly/13REh6 “people prefer to differentiate the between the facets” – I disagree. multiple online personas collapsing #
  • financial advisor “can’t recommend” that I invest in India. Let’s just say I take the long view on global development. #
  • @askjcp – may interest you: http://tinyurl.com/cudccw #
  • @mentalmosaic I use Dreamhost, am mostly happy. They usually have a special & if you use http://www.dreamhost.com/r.cgi?110058 I get a cut in reply to mentalmosaic #
  • RT @monkchips: “meeting face to face is the dirty little secret behind real web 2.0 whuffie.” Only takes 5 minutes at SxSWi to see that. #
  • @ptribble remember: just because it’s on your plate doesn’t mean you MUST eat it. in reply to ptribble #
  • @communityone – who owns this Twitter handle? #
  • @ranaban You must get: http://bit.ly/r1FvU in reply to ranaban #
  • @deirdresm ow, ow, ow. Good luck! in reply to deirdresm #
  • even airlines want me to get my mom flowers for Mother’s Day. Nope. I’m sending her books, Hitchens & Dawkins. #
  • @alecmuffett I swear by my neti pot, use it daily. Doesn’t entirely prevent my annual sinus infection, but reduces allergies in reply to alecmuffett #
  • is there such a thing as an online wakeup call service? I have a 6 am flight, and only one alarm clock (my iPhone) #
  • @rosso 2 restaurants, The Farm and Blue, both on Dawson st., offered early-bird prix fixe menus. Both good, Blue a bit better. in reply to rosso #
  • “I Feel Like Someone’s Watching Me” http://bit.ly/uv5pq #
  • hey San Franciscans, looking for a fun evening activity for a group of multicultural geeks. Suggestions? #
  • @davest hmm, would be fun, but probably too time- and money-intensive in reply to davest #
  • @jeffreytaylor on a Tuesday evening (June 2), approx 25-30 people in reply to jeffreytaylor #
  • @davest I’ve requested a quote from Go Game, we’ll see what they can do with a shorter timeframe in reply to davest #
  • @davest Go Games came in cheaper than I had feared, good chance we’ll do that – thanks for the idea! in reply to davest #
  • @timbray wondering if Tweets coming in via Twitteriffic count – cannot otherwise explain my cellphone SMS bills in reply to timbray #
  • @AmberCadabra thanks for the blog comment – you definitely practice what you preach! #
  • @India_Insights my fnancial advisor can’t identify any funds that specialize or even have investments in India. Missed opportunity? in reply to India_Insights #
  • @davest are you coming to C1? in reply to davest #
  • @pizzocalabro biscotti were originally designed to be dipped in vin santo – even better! in reply to pizzocalabro #
  • @davest We’ll miss you! in reply to davest #
  • @hemantmehta ah, isn’t teenage angst fun? I have enough trouble with just one kid – can’t imagine dealing with a classroom full in reply to hemantmehta #
  • @jeffreytaylor now that’s what I call community video! in reply to jeffreytaylor #
  • @Cdash re Austin – stay another night and have fun! Ross is there. You’ve met her. She’s cool. in reply to Cdash #
  • @India_Insights extremely missed opportunity. My financial adviser was surprisingly shocked. Will do my own research when I have time. in reply to India_Insights #
  • @baratunde is there also a veg option? in reply to baratunde #
  • @JulieScardina pangolin! We had photos of Stephen Fry cuddling one weeks ago in reply to JulieScardina #
  • @Padmasree no place on the form to say that I violently dislike the term “murderboarding”. sounds like an expose of CIA tortures in reply to Padmasree #
  • @Padmasree …so I gave her a completely different title that I think gets more at the core idea. But I haven’t read the book. in reply to Padmasree #
  • @nilofer no place on the form to say that I violently dislike the term “murderboarding”. sounds like an expose of CIA tortures #
  • must wind down & try to sleep enough before 3:30 am wakeup, 6 am flight to film the Crossbow team in MPK, then Indian dinner – fun! #
  • landed sfo. Never doing this early flight again. Can’t sleep the night before. Resent the people going on to Hawaii #
  • @miglsd apparently he already knew the vocabulary, since you didn’t mention it. ; ) in reply to miglsd #
  • @JulieScardina do I get prize? (just kidding – already getting a hat) in reply to JulieScardina #
  • learning all about Crossbow http://opensolaris.org/os/project/crossbow/ – and the team are enjoying being filmed #
  • @JulieScardina when I was a kid in Bangkok gibbons were fairly common pets (for foreigners), with mixed results. We preferred a python. in reply to JulieScardina #
  • @AmberCadabra sometimes what looks like arrogance is a culture difference. It’s too easy to have a gut reaction for the wrong reasons in reply to AmberCadabra #
  • ♺ @communityone “Refer a friend to register to #CommunityOne and we donate to a non-profit of your choice, http://bit.ly/O8WhJ#
  • today: OGB sec’y, Crossbow site review/plan, internal workshop on social media and videoblogging (slides still to complete). Um, lunch? #
  • @darrinschaos it was fun, thanks for setting this up. Interesting bunch with interesting questions. I’m exhausted. ; ) #
  • @davest thanks! Not surprsingly, they want to know more about Twitter. in reply to davest #
  • productive but very long 2 days in MPK. Do I now hang out in the office pretending to work, or go to the airport, eat dim sum, & drink beer? #
  • @sumaya Odd Day, this way, only works with the backwards way Americans do numeric dates… to [most of?] the ROW, today is 07/05/09 in reply to sumaya #
  • @deirdresm ugh. so sorry to hear it. in reply to deirdresm #
  • @avinashkaushik yes, but there were other ways to be online much earlier. I was doing CompuServe chat in 1982, and DARPANET is even older in reply to avinashkaushik #
  • RT @dfugate: “it was hard to keep a straight face about “TACOs”…”JUGs” will indeed be the end of …” Someone has a sly sense of humor #
  • I got my beer & dim sum tho I had to go to another terminal & security for it! #
  • TSA guy stared at me repeatedly while writing in a binder. Am I now on a list of pink-haired terror suspects? #
  • Young man on plane has hickeys. Eww #
  • Damn. Don’t have Dan T’s # to text him that I’d much rather sleep than have 8 am mtg. Won’t get home til 1. #
  • @avinashkaushik actually, I think that’s more understandable than sports jargon. People tend to forget that most sports are local in reply to avinashkaushik #
  • looking forward to an interesting summer of travel. Time to get vaccinated! #
  • @lskrocki next Friday would be great, I should be in town all week . MPK and then Kansas City the following. Then things get REALLY crazy. in reply to lskrocki #
  • @sumaya there have been plenty of real queens on Twitter for quite a while. ; ) in reply to sumaya #
  • @SteveEdiger I know a few people you could talk to about backup, starting with Durjoy… in reply to SteveEdiger #
  • was going to stay up and watch #Dollhouse tonight, but am too tired to do it justice. Hope the Tivo is doin’ its thing. #
  • someone asked how I have “so many” followers. I have no idea. Nor do I remember why I #
  • @DonMacAskill glad to hear it, I asked a friend to go but she believes too much in NYT reviews #startrek in reply to DonMacAskill #
  • roomie has adapted an orphaned wild bunny. Very cute, but not sure it’ll survive #
  • @timbray thanks, forwarding that to my mathematician husband in reply to timbray #
  • how do I unfriend someone in Facebook? he keeps sending me invitations for Milan-based things when I’ve told him I no longer live there! #
  • @jowyang re hand shaking, what will you do where the cheek kiss is de rigeur? Avoiding all germs just makes your immune system wimpy. in reply to jowyang #
  • @jmleray LOL. You & @jowyang had completely opposite reactions to http://bit.ly/80iZA – European vs. American? in reply to jmleray #
  • So not crazy about Mother’s Day. There’s a big hole in that area of my life. I can comfort myself I’m doing better with my own daughter. #
  • Countries Beginning with I “SxSWi: Is Privacy Dead, or Just Very Confused? ” http://bit.ly/1194h9 #
  • @JulieScardina friends in Thailand had a hugely fun pet otter. It play-fought VERY unfairly with their dogs. Talk about below the belt… in reply to JulieScardina #
  • just realized the YouTube videos of SxSWi sessions are only 6 minutes. I guess my recaps are useful after all. #
  • just saw last #Dollhouse. Hmm. Yes, I do want to know more. #
  • @missbhavens you are making me SO glad I had a very informal wedding. They all figured out where to sit, including my parents NOT together. in reply to missbhavens #
  • @missbhavens for color scheme, I suggest Mardi Gras colors: purple, gold, and green in reply to missbhavens #
  • orphaned baby bunny didn’t make it. internal injuries from falling into the window well in the 1st place, or overhandling by kids who found #

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