The Twitter Diaries: Aug 23-31, 2011

(In reverse chronological order.)

DeirdreS: @jasonh Looks like a wallpaper pattern
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/109392325771395072

2011-08-31 20:21:19

^ Fill in the blank as you deem appropriate.
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/108997818932396032

2011-08-31 19:31:28

DeirdreS: I don’t have any recordings of my dad singing. Damn.
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/108985272586350592

2011-08-31 14:20:11

^ Going out in style
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/108906937449590784

2011-08-31 09:08:10

^ Yes, that is a bamboo casket.
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/108828412440887296

2011-08-31 09:06:57

DeirdreS: @rosannecash is Kristofferson on Twitter? I’d like him to know we’ll be playing his music tomorrow in memory of my dad
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/108616980201869312

2011-08-30 18:23:30

DeirdreS: I’m supposed to say something at my father’s funeral tomorrow. I’m good with words, but this time have no idea what to say.
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/108605779887669248

2011-08-30 03:57:00

“sincere religious believers have the most to lose if faith becomes a matter of poll-time dogma and lung power.”
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/108387719150960640

2011-08-29 22:59:20

DeirdreS: RT @billblum: RT @rudepundit: No shit Irene was a message from God, @teambachmann. The message was “Climate change is real, you fucking …
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/108312807174455297

2011-08-29 21:27:25

DeirdreS: RT @scottherson: Job opportunity: Inside Sales Manager at Joyent – San Francisco Bay Area #jobs http://t.co/Xvq8naW
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/108289677647294464

2011-08-29 21:20:36

DeirdreS: @OrganizeFISH I’m sorry to hear that you also have reason to mourn right now, did I miss news about you somewhere?
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/108287959631020032

2011-08-29 16:46:03

DeirdreS: @KatieS and who pays the bills? Nice work if you can afford it…
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/108218867184185344

2011-08-29 16:40:39

DeirdreS: Meeting a friend. This is head-bending. (@ Apple Store w/ 5 others)
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/108217511429939200

2011-08-29 15:39:58

DeirdreS: @metadaddy I’m in the UK, so this isn’t an Americanism. And I’ve seen (and drunk) 2 different brands.
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/108202235921563648

2011-08-29 15:36:05

DeirdreS: @metadaddy The label says “pear cider’, I’m not fussed either way.
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/108201261949648896

2011-08-29 15:23:01

DeirdreS: Drinking this lovely British invention, pear cider.
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/108197973384642560

2011-08-29 15:22:16

DeirdreS: @jasonh I’ll take one. please
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/108197781679775744

2011-08-29 15:04:47

DeirdreS: Neko lives! Awww… Node Neko by Team-IIJ
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/108193385835270145

2011-08-29 14:59:01

DeirdreS: Wow, looks like some fun and even useful stuff was created this weekend: Entries — Node.js Knockout
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/108191930948657153

2011-08-29 12:28:37

Whether they realize it or not, listening may be the most valuable thing anyone can do.”
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/108154081176072192

2011-08-29 11:46:04

DeirdreS: RT @PJCrowley: What we saw prior to and during #HurricaneIrene were engaged and competent governments in action. As citizens, this is wh …
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/108143377182240768

2011-08-29 09:54:43

DeirdreS: @lderezinski Sorry to hear it, thinking of you.
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/108115352906510336

2011-08-28 20:43:45

DeirdreS: @node_knockout not outside the US it ain’t 🙁
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/107916300612943872

2011-08-28 20:43:17

DeirdreS: @lderezinski didn’t you just say schools will be closed tomorrow?
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/107916181247238146

2011-08-28 18:41:58

DeirdreS: @smaffulli Where are you going?
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/107885653022347265

2011-08-28 15:52:23

DeirdreS: left ear completely and painfully blocked only heightens my sense of dislocation from the world.
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/107842974121074688

2011-08-28 15:50:54

DeirdreS: arrived London. Must have slept some on the plate, not nearly enough
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/107842602723835905

2011-08-28 15:46:59

DeirdreS: @jimpick Funny, seems as if there ought bo be some sort of Google memorial marker
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/107841614587760640

2011-08-28 02:02:51

^ You can’t tell in this photo but one of the pilots is a woman. I’m always absurdly pleased by this.
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/107634216975609856

2011-08-28 00:57:43

DeirdreS: at SFO. Again. Would really have preferred to stay home…
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/107617823093817345

2011-08-28 00:51:08

DeirdreS: RT @StorageMojo: SmartOS.org: Zones, ZFS, DTrace and KVM in 1 OS. Run Windows & Linux apps in VMs. From Joyent. Cool!
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/107616168658993153

2011-08-27 23:30:12

DeirdreS: RT @node_knockout: wow, 24 teams have already deployed.
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/107595801546600449

2011-08-27 23:26:12

DeirdreS: RT @timfoster: Being thankful for #dtrace + Python in Solaris – I don’t have to do lots of that stuff, phew #kiwipycon
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/107594794016051201

2011-08-27 23:25:00

DeirdreS: RT @peteryorke: Scaling WordPress in the JoyentCloud Part 2
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/107594491950665728

2011-08-27 23:24:45

DeirdreS: @fitzage did you get the squirrel butt?
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/107594430025957376

2011-08-27 19:25:32

DeirdreS: Completely freaky: I can find a Google maps photo of my dad’s house, and be quite certain my dad was there when they took the picture.
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/107534228815749120

2011-08-27 16:59:16

The experience is brutally physiological: It literally takes your breath away. This makes grief hard to communicate. 
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/107497417808691201

2011-08-27 16:42:36

DeirdreS: @hudsonette Oh no! I was already feeling sorry for people with BoM tix for tonight, didn’t know I actually knew any of them.
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/107493226553933824

2011-08-27 15:40:17

DeirdreS: @dexterous Good work! 😉 #dtrace #devopsdays #bangalore
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/107477542616825857

2011-08-27 03:54:15

DeirdreS: Lesson for the day: At least one Wikipedia editor contradicts himself.
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/107299861979856896

2011-08-26 22:04:44

DeirdreS: @ryancnelson That’s a fantastic idea. You can use my big monitor if you want #joyent #nodeknockout
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/107211902819639297

2011-08-26 21:46:16

DeirdreS: .@SFist Now I know why I never need to go to Burning Man. I attended plenty of the equivalent at a far too tender age with /my/ parents.
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/107207258852687872

2011-08-26 18:58:50

DeirdreS: RT @robinbloor: Depression is merely anger without enthusiasm #humor – That actually is true.
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/107165119515082752

2011-08-26 18:56:58

DeirdreS: RT @corloff: RT @poultrykeeper: Bet with Boss. He says Twitter is a waste of time. He will give 50p per RT I get but I give him £10 if I …
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/107164651816615936

2011-08-26 18:48:32

DeirdreS: @lderezinski Impossible. These very noisy machines are very close to my desk.
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/107162529125498880

2011-08-26 18:44:35

experiences that afford us new behaviors and engender new beliefs are the ones we remember.” Fast Company
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/107161535570395136

2011-08-26 18:34:37

DeirdreS: time to dust off my London tube skills
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/107159028257398784

2011-08-26 18:24:12

^ We can pretty much write off the workday…
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/107156404313391104

2011-08-26 12:28:24

DeirdreS: this is the last time I play travel agent for the whole damned family
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/107066865297264640

2011-08-26 12:10:04

DeirdreS: When on hold, it’s probably for something I can’t do online, so the messages about how I could be doing this online are just cruel mockery
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/107062251101495296

2011-08-26 12:00:07

DeirdreS: Oh, fuck. Daughter is supposned to change flights on the way to London for my dad’s funeral… Saturday night at Dulles. Fuck fuck fuck.
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/107059748033146882

2011-08-26 11:23:56

DeirdreS: @linuxdaddy I’m arriving Sunday, only in town til Tuesday morning. Got some time on Monday? I’ll be out and about.
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/107050642211749888

2011-08-26 06:08:13

DeirdreS: I’m not crazy about the violin, but I loved this post
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/106971187158065152

2011-08-26 05:40:37

DeirdreS: @metadaddy Oh, we’ll get there. I bought myself Legos, for me, but at least I’m pretty good about cleaning them up.
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/106964243760431104

2011-08-26 05:14:54

DeirdreS: RT @musicjulia: Marcel Chouteau: A Hurricane is Coming Up the Coast.
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/106957769231446017

2011-08-26 05:13:49

DeirdreS: I hate stubbing my toes so much, you’d think I would learn not to do it!
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/106957500699512834

2011-08-26 05:11:12

DeirdreS: @jeffreytaylor I am far from an expert on this, but I think the first step is to accept that you actually are hot.
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/106956839220031488

2011-08-26 03:47:21

DeirdreS: And more! How an earthquake affects hard drive and website performance | ExtremeTech
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/106935740285452289

2011-08-26 03:46:15

DeirdreS: @missbhavens seriously, wasp stings hurt like a sonofabitch, and on your head…! ouch!
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/106935460315660289

2011-08-26 03:43:49

DeirdreS: @brendangregg: human earthquake!
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/106934847347490816

2011-08-26 03:24:02

DeirdreS: RT @ben1mal: Alright, last chance for a lonely Padawan to join up with a few good Jedi Knights in SF and win a MacBook Air. Just sayin. …
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/106929870952611840

2011-08-26 03:23:07

DeirdreS: @missbhavens There, there. Support support support. 😉
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/106929641062797312

2011-08-26 00:28:02

DeirdreS: RT @openindiana: @vv111y We’re definitely very pro smartos and are very supportive of Joyent’s contributions – and vice-versa!
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/106885577361731584

2011-08-25 23:39:06

DeirdreS: @oneofth3m Cool, I look forward to seeing it in October
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/106873262419607552

2011-08-25 21:56:16

DeirdreS: free (and amazing performances in the Bay Area Sept 8-17 Project Bandaloop | Bound(less)
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/106847386516725760

2011-08-25 19:15:26

Leonard Cohen – Chelsea Hotel – YouTube
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/106806911726403584

2011-08-25 18:38:28

DeirdreS: RT @joyent: Joyent is now part of the Open Virtualization Alliance
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/106797608596553728

2011-08-25 18:19:34

Kinda hard to believe Leonard Cohen has outlived my dad – Hallelujah – YouTube
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/106792849361739776

2011-08-25 17:37:07

DeirdreS: RT @mcavage: @massivescale it’s for real. We’re building the next generation of cloud user management on ldapjs+riak @joyent.
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/106782166482034688

2011-08-25 17:13:33

DeirdreS: @mcavage so you follow @rosannecash , right?
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/106776237212573696

2011-08-25 16:39:40

DeirdreS: RT @mcavage: LDAP and Node.js. Boom.
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/106767711174004736

2011-08-25 16:26:02

I learned about swearing responsibly from my dad long ago, when I was about 10 years old
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/106764281432899585

2011-08-25 15:46:24

DeirdreS: That road you didn’t take? Sometimes it turns out to be a damn good thing you didn’t.
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/106754306308456448

2011-08-24 22:51:25

DeirdreS: @melanierenzulli damn, you’re right #SteveJobs #SteveJobs #SteveJobs
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/106498877850517504

2011-08-24 21:57:36

DeirdreS: RT @brendangregg: the DTrace book has sold over 1,000 paper copies; thanks to everyone who got one!
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/106485332412862464

2011-08-24 21:41:58

DeirdreS: @linuxdaddy thank @johnnysunshine – it’s his work
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/106481398130544640

2011-08-24 21:09:37

DeirdreS: Slides now available, too! Video: SmartOS: The Modern Operating System
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/106473256852267008

2011-08-24 20:45:21

DeirdreS: @jeffspross @johnnysunshine …or female, or non-white…
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/106467151799521280

2011-08-24 20:18:10

DeirdreS: .@jeffspross And, conversely, the idea that if you’re poor, you somehow deserve it.
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/106460310424141825

2011-08-24 19:18:41

DeirdreS: How to Use the SmartOS ISO Image – SmartOS Documentation – SmartOS Wiki
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/106445341934624768

2011-08-24 19:17:18

DeirdreS: @edsai There’s always the marketing department. 😉
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/106444991144001536

2011-08-24 18:38:38

DeirdreS: @edsai I took over “your” cube.
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/106435261013049344

2011-08-24 18:37:36

DeirdreS: @edsai Where are you?
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/106435002719404032

2011-08-24 17:33:29

DeirdreS: @elijahwright Hadn’t heard it, for all I knew I was making that up!
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/106418867882033152

2011-08-24 16:52:13

DeirdreS: @ryancnelson did you also keep both ears?
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/106408481598353408

2011-08-24 16:16:11

DeirdreS: Video: SmartOS: The Modern Operating System  – Bryan’s webinar from yesterday
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/106399414943367169

2011-08-24 15:56:24

DeirdreS: RT @pingles: we’re kicking off a london node.js user group:  @teabass is organising, meet up in september
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/106394434375139328

2011-08-24 11:10:44

“Thanks” and “sorry” are two simple words that can make a world of difference.
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/106322545313202177

2011-08-24 03:55:57

DeirdreS: Dad didn’t realize it himself, but when he played guitar, he always started with “The Sinking of the Reuben James”
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/106213126776684544

2011-08-24 03:50:03

Peter Paul & Mary – Puff the Magic Dragon – YouTube
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/106211644388020224

2011-08-24 03:22:08

“In spite of it all, I’m able to grin, and think of the places my get up has been”
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/106204616055726081

2011-08-24 03:14:27

DeirdreS: But – what’s worse? A dad who went down fighting (and really thought he was immortal), or two mothers who decided to walk out of my life?
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/106202683039416320

2011-08-24 03:12:32

DeirdreS: I alternate periods of “Yes, I’m fine, why wouldn’t I be?” with “You tore my heart out and stomped that sucker flat.” Sometimes within 1 hr.
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/106202202875502592

2011-08-24 03:03:33

DeirdreS: @mtuckerb Wow, that close already?!? Excited for you guys. You are all very brave.
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/106199940748951553

2011-08-24 02:49:31

DeirdreS: Anchovies on toast, fresh tomatoes, Indian potatoes with spices, olives… international dinner! Oh, and Maker’s Mark 46.
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/106196408142532608

2011-08-23 22:59:35

DeirdreS: @vdotw Thanks. I’m sure it will lessen at some point, tho I have a feeling it’ll worsen first. Right now I’m probably still in shock.
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/106138545621708800

2011-08-23 22:54:50

DeirdreS: Kinda feel like a truck ran over me. Yes, I know this is all normal. Doesn’t make it any fun.
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/106137347330015233

2011-08-23 22:23:43

DeirdreS: RT @stevel: any systems developers (kernel/drivers) folks in the bay area looking for a super cool gig? my group at google is hiring.. …
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/106129517705310208

2011-08-23 21:01:23

DeirdreS: RT @SmugMug: The horror, the horror!  #BestEngagementPhotosEver
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/106108798028099585

2011-08-23 20:21:37

DeirdreS: @manufloresv Sorry about that, we’ll see what we can do. Any ideas on a platform that would work for all?
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/106098788787175424

2011-08-23 19:23:52

DeirdreS: @linuxdaddy Realized the day I’m available is a bank holiday, dunno if most Londoners will be out of town?
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/106084255595102208

2011-08-23 18:44:51

DeirdreS: @shawnferry Yes, I missed a big one in CA years ago because I was driving. #Earthquake
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/106074438608498688

2011-08-23 18:10:39

DeirdreS: @timkennedy Ah, that was you getting evacuated? There will be a recording. And you can always keep asking questions.
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/106065831275937792

2011-08-23 17:41:11

DeirdreS: @wrighty Yes, I expect very soon!
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/106058416639840258

2011-08-23 17:38:11

DeirdreS: “SmartOS is usable for HPC, enterprise… many kinds of workloads.” Bryan Cantrill webinar
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/106057662340399104

2011-08-23 17:37:18

DeirdreS: “SmartOS itself is entirely open source.” Bryan Cantrill webinar
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/106057437785755649

2011-08-23 17:34:13

DeirdreS: “In SmartOS, if you break out of a virtual machine, you’ve only tunneled out to a larger, more secure cell.” Cantrill webinar bit.ly/oCTHOV
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/106056660895801344

2011-08-23 17:32:08

DeirdreS: “Operators can decide where to virtualize in the stack, based on your needs. We give you the choice.” Bryan Cantrill webinar bit.ly/oCTHOV
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/106056140034547712

2011-08-23 17:25:42

DeirdreS: @hudsonette Their taste in women seems somewhat similar.
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/106054520634740737

2011-08-23 17:21:18

DeirdreS: @sxa555 We’re all on Mac, FWIW
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/106053412826783744

2011-08-23 17:20:43

DeirdreS: “In OS virtualization, the operator from the global zone has total visibility up and down the stack.” Bryan Cantrill webinar bit.ly/oCTHOV
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/106053265107591168

2011-08-23 17:14:22

DeirdreS: “You can argue that those of us who write operating systems don’t know how to share very well.” Bryan Cantrill webinar
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/106051666666729472

2011-08-23 17:08:25

DeirdreS: “DTrace helps you answer the age-old question: Why is my system sucking?”
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/106050169191137280

2011-08-23 17:07:02

DeirdreS: “ZFS is the only enterprise-grade storage stack that is open source.” @bcantrill in webinar
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/106049823341416449

2011-08-23 16:42:10

DeirdreS: starting soon! The complete operating system for cloud computing: Smart OS. Joyent VP Engineering Bryan Cantrill webinar http://t.co/AIPvQIZ
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/106043563279785984

2011-08-23 15:02:12

DeirdreS: @erikbryn …and few people can afford them.
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/106018407358537728

2011-08-23 15:00:43

DeirdreS: In London Sunday afternoon to Tuesday morning, who do I need to catch up with?
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/106018034497490944

2011-08-23 14:57:51

DeirdreS: RT @SenatorSanders: “Since 1993, more than half of the nation’s income growth has been captured by the top 1% of earners.” – @TheAtlanti …
http://twitter.com/DeirdreS/statuses/106017311898611713

2011-08-23 01:21:54

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