(In reverse chronological order.)
DeirdreS: @jasonh Looks like a wallpaper pattern
^ Fill in the blank as you deem appropriate.
DeirdreS: I don’t have any recordings of my dad singing. Damn.
^ Going out in style
^ Yes, that is a bamboo casket.
DeirdreS: @rosannecash is Kristofferson on Twitter? I’d like him to know we’ll be playing his music tomorrow in memory of my dad
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.
DeirdreS: RT @billblum: RT @rudepundit: No shit Irene was a message from God, @teambachmann. The message was “Climate change is real, you fucking …
DeirdreS: RT @scottherson: Job opportunity: Inside Sales Manager at Joyent – San Francisco Bay Area #jobs http://t.co/Xvq8naW
DeirdreS: @OrganizeFISH I’m sorry to hear that you also have reason to mourn right now, did I miss news about you somewhere?
DeirdreS: @KatieS and who pays the bills? Nice work if you can afford it…
DeirdreS: Meeting a friend. This is head-bending. (@ Apple Store w/ 5 others)
DeirdreS: @metadaddy I’m in the UK, so this isn’t an Americanism. And I’ve seen (and drunk) 2 different brands.
DeirdreS: @metadaddy The label says “pear cider’, I’m not fussed either way.
DeirdreS: Drinking this lovely British invention, pear cider.
DeirdreS: @jasonh I’ll take one. please
DeirdreS: Neko lives! Awww… Node Neko by Team-IIJ
DeirdreS: Wow, looks like some fun and even useful stuff was created this weekend: Entries â€šÃ„Ã® Node.js Knockout
DeirdreS: RT @PJCrowley: What we saw prior to and during #HurricaneIrene were engaged and competent governments in action. As citizens, this is wh …
DeirdreS: @lderezinski Sorry to hear it, thinking of you.
DeirdreS: @node_knockout not outside the US it ain’t 🙁
DeirdreS: @lderezinski didn’t you just say schools will be closed tomorrow?
DeirdreS: @smaffulli Where are you going?
DeirdreS: left ear completely and painfully blocked only heightens my sense of dislocation from the world.
DeirdreS: arrived London. Must have slept some on the plate, not nearly enough
DeirdreS: @jimpick Funny, seems as if there ought bo be some sort of Google memorial marker
^ You can’t tell in this photo but one of the pilots is a woman. I’m always absurdly pleased by this.
DeirdreS: at SFO. Again. Would really have preferred to stay home…
DeirdreS: RT @StorageMojo: SmartOS.org: Zones, ZFS, DTrace and KVM in 1 OS. Run Windows & Linux apps in VMs. From Joyent. Cool!
DeirdreS: RT @node_knockout: wow, 24 teams have already deployed.
DeirdreS: RT @timfoster: Being thankful for #dtrace + Python in Solaris – I don’t have to do lots of that stuff, phew #kiwipycon
DeirdreS: RT @peteryorke: Scaling WordPress in the JoyentCloud Part 2
DeirdreS: @fitzage did you get the squirrel butt?
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.
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.
DeirdreS: @dexterous Good work! 😉 #dtrace #devopsdays #bangalore
DeirdreS: Lesson for the day: At least one Wikipedia editor contradicts himself.
DeirdreS: @ryancnelson That’s a fantastic idea. You can use my big monitor if you want #joyent #nodeknockout
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.
DeirdreS: RT @robinbloor: Depression is merely anger without enthusiasm #humor – That actually is true.
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 Â¬Â£10 if I …
DeirdreS: @lderezinski Impossible. These very noisy machines are very close to my desk.
DeirdreS: time to dust off my London tube skills
^ We can pretty much write off the workday…
DeirdreS: this is the last time I play travel agent for the whole damned family
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
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.
DeirdreS: @linuxdaddy I’m arriving Sunday, only in town til Tuesday morning. Got some time on Monday? I’ll be out and about.
DeirdreS: I’m not crazy about the violin, but I loved this post
DeirdreS: @metadaddy Oh, we’ll get there. I bought myself Legos, for me, but at least I’m pretty good about cleaning them up.
DeirdreS: RT @musicjulia: Marcel Chouteau: A Hurricane is Coming Up the Coast.
DeirdreS: I hate stubbing my toes so much, you’d think I would learn not to do it!
DeirdreS: @jeffreytaylor I am far from an expert on this, but I think the first step is to accept that you actually are hot.
DeirdreS: And more! How an earthquake affects hard drive and website performance | ExtremeTech
DeirdreS: @missbhavens seriously, wasp stings hurt like a sonofabitch, and on your head…! ouch!
DeirdreS: @brendangregg: human earthquake!
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. …
DeirdreS: @missbhavens There, there. Support support support. 😉
DeirdreS: RT @openindiana: @vv111y We’re definitely very pro smartos and are very supportive of Joyent’s contributions – and vice-versa!
DeirdreS: @oneofth3m Cool, I look forward to seeing it in October
DeirdreS: free (and amazing performances in the Bay Area Sept 8-17 Project Bandaloop | Bound(less)
Leonard Cohen – Chelsea Hotel – YouTube
DeirdreS: RT @joyent: Joyent is now part of the Open Virtualization Alliance
Kinda hard to believe Leonard Cohen has outlived my dad – Hallelujah – YouTube
DeirdreS: RT @mcavage: @massivescale it’s for real. We’re building the next generation of cloud user management on ldapjs+riak @joyent.
DeirdreS: @mcavage so you follow @rosannecash , right?
DeirdreS: RT @mcavage: LDAP and Node.js. Boom.
DeirdreS: That road you didn’t take? Sometimes it turns out to be a damn good thing you didn’t.
DeirdreS: @melanierenzulli damn, you’re right #SteveJobs #SteveJobs #SteveJobs
DeirdreS: RT @brendangregg: the DTrace book has sold over 1,000 paper copies; thanks to everyone who got one!
DeirdreS: @linuxdaddy thank @johnnysunshine – it’s his work
DeirdreS: Slides now available, too! Video: SmartOS: The Modern Operating System
DeirdreS: @jeffspross @johnnysunshine …or female, or non-white…
DeirdreS: .@jeffspross And, conversely, the idea that if you’re poor, you somehow deserve it.
DeirdreS: How to Use the SmartOS ISO Image – SmartOS Documentation – SmartOS Wiki
DeirdreS: @edsai There’s always the marketing department. 😉
DeirdreS: @edsai I took over “your” cube.
DeirdreS: @edsai Where are you?
DeirdreS: @elijahwright Hadn’t heard it, for all I knew I was making that up!
DeirdreS: @ryancnelson did you also keep both ears?
DeirdreS: Video: SmartOS: The Modern Operating System Â – Bryan’s webinar from yesterday
DeirdreS: RT @pingles: we’re kicking off a london node.js user group: Â @teabass is organising, meet up in september
“Thanks” and “sorry” are two simple words that can make a world of difference.
DeirdreS: Dad didn’t realize it himself, but when he played guitar, he always started with “The Sinking of the Reuben James”
Peter Paul & Mary – Puff the Magic Dragon – YouTube
“In spite of it all, I’m able to grin, and think of the places my get up has been”
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?
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.
DeirdreS: @mtuckerb Wow, that close already?!? Excited for you guys. You are all very brave.
DeirdreS: Anchovies on toast, fresh tomatoes, Indian potatoes with spices, olives… international dinner! Oh, and Maker’s Mark 46.
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.
DeirdreS: Kinda feel like a truck ran over me. Yes, I know this is all normal. Doesn’t make it any fun.
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.. …
DeirdreS: RT @SmugMug: The horror, the horror! Â #BestEngagementPhotosEver
DeirdreS: @manufloresv Sorry about that, we’ll see what we can do. Any ideas on a platform that would work for all?
DeirdreS: @linuxdaddy Realized the day I’m available is a bank holiday, dunno if most Londoners will be out of town?
DeirdreS: @shawnferry Yes, I missed a big one in CA years ago because I was driving. #Earthquake
DeirdreS: @timkennedy Ah, that was you getting evacuated? There will be a recording. And you can always keep asking questions.
DeirdreS: @wrighty Yes, I expect very soon!
DeirdreS: “SmartOS is usable for HPC, enterprise… many kinds of workloads.” Bryan Cantrill webinar
DeirdreS: “SmartOS itself is entirely open source.” Bryan Cantrill webinar
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
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
DeirdreS: @hudsonette Their taste in women seems somewhat similar.
DeirdreS: @sxa555 We’re all on Mac, FWIW
DeirdreS: “In OS virtualization, the operator from the global zone has total visibility up and down the stack.” Bryan Cantrill webinar bit.ly/oCTHOV
DeirdreS: “You can argue that those of us who write operating systems don’t know how to share very well.” Bryan Cantrill webinar
DeirdreS: “DTrace helps you answer the age-old question: Why is my system sucking?”
DeirdreS: “ZFS is the only enterprise-grade storage stack that is open source.” @bcantrill in webinar
DeirdreS: starting soon! The complete operating system for cloud computing: Smart OS. Joyent VP Engineering Bryan Cantrill webinar http://t.co/AIPvQIZ
DeirdreS: @erikbryn …and few people can afford them.
DeirdreS: In London Sunday afternoon to Tuesday morning, who do I need to catch up with?
DeirdreS: RT @SenatorSanders: “Since 1993, more than half of the nation’s income growth has been captured by the top 1% of earners.” – @TheAtlanti …