(in reverse chron order)
DeirdreS: @milouness That would be bad news – look what a huge underground economy has done for Italy
DeirdreS: Passwords nightmare solved: takeaway for me: “You can’t scale a founder talking about how passionate they are.”
DeirdreS: @bcantrill You /had/ to get that horrible image stuck in my head?!?
DeirdreS: Have the day off. Maybe I’ll just go back to sleep.
DeirdreS: “Many questions remain: why is Bryan’s ringtone the Knight Rider theme song, who besides Brendan actually uses Dvorak?”
DeirdreS: I don’t see this often from Americans: “they chose to have so many kids so close in age, they need to accept…”
DeirdreS: @olvesh The Joyent wiki is back – thanks for the heads up!
DeirdreS: Seriously productive day (sure it had /nothing/ to do with boss working from my living room), but looking forward to sleeping in tomorrow…
DeirdreS: @trentmick Slow news week, evidently.
DeirdreS: WHEN INVINCIBILITY IS A REALITY, WHO NEEDS SUPERMAN? Film Crit Hulk Smash: WHAT THE F&#% IS IT ABOUT BATMAN?
DeirdreS: RT @BrilliantOrange: I’m going to write a teen series about kids who hunt and kill authors of vampire books for teens. – Please, please do!
DeirdreS: @timeblimp Yes, I found that one, too. First heard of the Sabbath component today from @brookemagnanti
DeirdreS: 4 years ago: Shopping for a Sari in Bombay Part 2
DeirdreS: @pborenstein You might also enjoy their modern heirs
DeirdreS: @timeblimp used to be married to a mathematician, who once got to drive Erdos to airport. Erdos spent drive doing magic tricks for our 3 YO.
DeirdreS: @davest Beautiful. Thanks and condolences.
DeirdreS: @bmagnanti You’re married to Brian May?!? #chuffed
DeirdreS: ps With Amazon links, you make money on whatever is bought in a session, not just what you link to.
DeirdreS: Amazon associates report: I’ve made money on buys of technical books, including a bunch about VMWare… and a Boudoir Rose Lace Mini Dress.
DeirdreS: @DavidStrauss heh. Sometimes around here it sounds like I’m living on fraternity row at UT again
DeirdreS: @followerwonk I was raised by hippies and went to a “hippie” school Â – does that count? 😉
DeirdreS: The Joyent SF temp office is about to convene in my living room. @Myrna_SF this is all your fault, the least you could do is join us! 😉
DeirdreS: @urbanturbanguy Congratulations! That is fantastic. And definitely a product idea!
DeirdreS: @JenMitlas about the only thing that goes on my face these days is almond oil
DeirdreS: RT @gianlucaneri: Genti di Milano, c’âˆšÂ® qualcuno tra voi che vuole partecipare stasera in studio a MacchiaRadio? Stasera: @carlogabardini …
DeirdreS: @urbanturbanguy link not working and now you’ve got me curious!
DeirdreS: human babies are hardwired for hands-on comfort and care – Well, duh. And mothers are hard-wired to respond. Biology
DeirdreS: FB thinks I have grandkids (“Buy them a gift!”) AND a troubled teen daughter to be locked away at reform school. Could have both, I guess…
DeirdreS: @hridaybala See Est, Est, Est at the bottom of this old page of mine:
DeirdreS: Everyone should aspire to be… world famous in Jabalpur
DeirdreS: Said long ago the 4 Bs (Brendan, Bryan, Ben & Bonwick) are my favorite people to film. Looks as if for many they are also faves to watch.
DeirdreS: @DavidStrauss I hear sirens now – be careful. Didn’t sound like an aggressive crowd, tho, as far as I could tell.
DeirdreS: @counternotions They haven’t banned me yet. 😉
DeirdreS: SF: Why is there a noisy crowd gathered at 3rd & Harrison?
DeirdreS: @PeterKretzman I find the whole concept insulting – perhaps because I know I would fail utterly to be hired that way.
DeirdreS: @lindseyfowler Congrats to all!
DeirdreS: @deirdresm Just saw someone bitching today in Italian: “these priests can bust our balls with their bells, and we can’t let off fireworks?!”
DeirdreS: @ebertchicago I am very proud to have my name in the titles, as one of the early (if small) supporters.
DeirdreS: @gnat Hmm. I had a blast at Tin Tin. Maybe it helps that I love the comics, too. It helps whet you can read some of the languages. 😉
DeirdreS: @Nonapeptide Trying to think of a tune that could be sung to.
DeirdreS: Dinner: caramelized fennel over polenta with gorgonzola. I think I’ll have a nap now…
DeirdreS: @notmatt That looks yummy! Recipe?
DeirdreS: @joelhousman Gee, and you hadn’t even noticed you were obsolete!
DeirdreS: I should probably try getting to sleep before 3 am tonight… though being awake was not something I wanted.
DeirdreS: RT @bcantrill: Proud that #joyent is one of the 5 open source startups to watch in 2012 Â #smartos #nodejs #illumos
DeirdreS: @lskrocki Even cooler! Who’s there? And when are you gonna come visit out here?
DeirdreS: @cwvhogue How about: Â Joyent Education #illumnos #openindiana #smartos
DeirdreS: @johnnysunshine I’m not ideologically opposed to male ob/gyns, but Ron Paul would definitely never get near /my/ ladyparts!
DeirdreS: getting closer! illumos User Group Meetup – ZFS Working Group Report – Menlo Park Tues 1/10 – please sign up at
DeirdreS: “How does one go through college & Medical School & even think that?” Ron Paul: I Don’t Accept The Theory Of Evolution
DeirdreS: updated: SmartOS-Illumos-OpenIndiana Events – SmartOS Wiki
DeirdreS: @tomcoates Agh, stop – or I will have to go Buy More Legos!
DeirdreS: @chrisgerhard I’ll probably go to the new office (2 blocks further, for now) tomorrow, and get my exercise moving desks around.
DeirdreS: Working from home means I don’t get my usual daily walk to work, at the gym to get blood flowing so I don’t doze over my laptop all day.
DeirdreS: @JenMitlasx Oh no! I never aspired to be normal!
DeirdreS: @counternotions snort. Advertising is so much about sex, that sounds more like they’re trying to protect a monopaly.
DeirdreS: @counternotions In addition to nymwars they have cleavewars? Had not heard about that.
DeirdreS: @counternotions I am baffled by those particular brands’ participation. I don’t think I can torrent cosmetics.
DeirdreS: @kfogel The ads go away when you donate.
DeirdreS: @counternotions Already live without all those things. But I also live without fashion mags and TV so I’m probably just weird.
DeirdreS: With a food allergy, it’s easier (and cheaper, and healthier) to do my own cooking. Made broccoli-and-sausage pasta for dinner.
DeirdreS: @denizrende had a look on iPhone, boh.
DeirdreS: @sintaxi Did you drop it or did the cat?
DeirdreS: Fashion magazines: it’s hard to find the content(if any) between the ads. Or is that the point?
DeirdreS: @Nonapeptide I would enjoy reading those. Maybe we can get the Rockwood tribe to perform them. 😉 #SysAdmin
DeirdreS: RT @bakadesuyo: RT @WSJIdeasMarket Marriage and Health (Not Quite the Link You’re Expecting)
DeirdreS: @JewelStaite Depends. Is the wine any good?
DeirdreS: @lskrocki What? Didn’t know you’d made a change. Cool!
DeirdreS: RT @urbanturbanguy: if u thought that it was only the Taliban was ridiculous
DeirdreS: RT @janl: Iâ€šÃ„Ã´d pay a premium to live in a city like this. Berlin next, pease! â€šÃ„Ã® @jkleske Five Years After Banning Outdoor Ads[â€šÃ„Â¶]: http:// …
DeirdreS: RT @benjaminws: Someone please make “Designer eye for the programmer guy” – what kind of designer?
DeirdreS: current listening: Tommy
DeirdreS: RT @mjabali: Did u help me bcause I’m old black guy? ME: No, I helped you bcause u needed and BTW an old black guy gave me the best gift …
DeirdreS: RT @pquerna: @bcantrill @trentmick Dude! Need to tell more people about /usr/bin/json, Â It is AWESOME.
DeirdreS: @ben Maybe tha offer is only good in the US – try asking Amazos?
DeirdreS: @ben I see $4.99…?
DeirdreS: @lderezinski What? How on earth did that happen?
DeirdreS: I wish “targeted” ads would learn: not gonna buy a car, don’t need another degree, 0 interest in cleaning supplies…
DeirdreS: @daeken True, but the crass commercial exercise that Xmas has become disgusts me – and I’m not even Christian!
DeirdreS: Beginning to think Christmas should be celebrated entirely without gifts
DeirdreS: @philiph @bdha Yes, I’ve read that many times. Painful but absolutely mind-blowing. He may be the best science fiction author alive.
DeirdreS: Just read this scifi novella by Ted Chiang: The Lifecycle of Software ObjectsÂ Â – interesting, provocative, and, in part, about open source communities.
DeirdreS: 4 years ago: Shopping for a Sari in BombayÂ
DeirdreS: 5 years ago: “Do we even have a family tradition?” A “Typical” Italian Christmas
DeirdreS: Apparently the scanner at Austin airport is new, and the #TSA lady was grumpy about having to do a pat-down – more upset than I was, in fact
DeirdreS: @9600 Dreams of a rarebit fiend?
DeirdreS: RT @philiph: Hey guys, I survived yesterday’s events. I hope you all did too. – Barely.
DeirdreS: I’m at San Francisco International Airport (SFO) (275 S Airport Blvd., San Francisco) w/ 98 others
DeirdreS: I’m at Austin Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) (3600 Presidential Blvd., Texas Hwy. 71, Austin) w/ 18 others
DeirdreS: OH: this is Texas, Starbucks is too Seattle for here.
DeirdreS: Ah, yes, now I remember: I first heard about Christopher Hitchens on The Daily Show 12/01/04 –
DeirdreS: So much for the attempt at family harmony at Christmas. Sigh.
DeirdreS: “Larry Eillson and Oracle OpenWorld run the city now, more or less” – Folsom Street Fair Date Changed
DeirdreS: “soon you’ll return to judging us, and we’ll go back to being heathens” A Christmas Carol For The Rest Of Us – YouTube
DeirdreS: Does it benefit companies to give stock options to every employee or just executives? – Barking up the wrong tree http://t.co/3XJypoTr
DeirdreS: last year: The Illuminated Heart (photo) http://t.co/yEkiqbRz
DeirdreS: 4 years ago: Bombay Signs & Sightings http://t.co/i3mEjjHr
DeirdreS: RT @darkproger: smartos is unix 2.0: https://t.co/wgChqXlp — uses markdown for man pages
DeirdreS: @tomcoates Well… is it a shade that suits him?
DeirdreS: “you’ll feel more alive if you make it a habit to try new things, even if those things scare you a bit.” http://t.co/JnJqe3M5
DeirdreS: eggnog with bourbon and espresso – should be good for anything that ails me!
DeirdreS: @bici Non e’ cosi’ per tutti. Peggio, chi non ha questo tipo di famiglia spesso si sente un emarginato fallito soprafatto dalle “feste”.
DeirdreS: @tomcoates If being an adult means you can’t play with Legos, I’m not an adult, either!
DeirdreS: @rattay I’m with a subset of family, that helps. Hope to see you sometime in 2012!
DeirdreS: RT @1v99: The GOP has been v firm in saying, ‘we represent the richest people & the largest corporations & we’re not going to bend.'” ~B …
DeirdreS: @ajitbakre ps thanks, I was just in Mumbai in October!
DeirdreS: @ajitbakre it’ll be easiest if you sign up for the mailing list, then you can ask everybody your questions.
DeirdreS: For many, Christmas is the time to remember why we avoid family most of the year. (My own is going fine this time around, tho.)
DeirdreS: RT @nodejschina: Finally got an Aston…wicked fast! Highly recommend, came in my stocking so I could race my son…thank you Mattel & Karin
DeirdreS: @SFGMC Apparently I’d be having to beg for a ticket if I was there! Glad so many have turned out to enjoy.
DeirdreS: â€šÃ„Ãº@SFGMC: 1 show down. 2 more to go! #HFTH22â€šÃ„Ã¹ – have fun, y’all! Know your audience will, too!
DeirdreS: RT @adrianco: Requests for tomorrow, no power cuts while I’m trying to cook, and hope nothing breaks Netflix+AWS ‘cos I’m on call this w …
DeirdreS: @denizrende @brendangregg what, you didn’t have a copy already?!? 😉
DeirdreS: RT @denizrende: I got an iPad for Xmas, first app zendesk, first books are “the fall of the house of usher” and “Dtrace” book of my coll …
DeirdreS: Tin Tin was fun – reminds me of Raidersof the Lost Ark
DeirdreS: 4 years ago: Shopping in Delhi: New Discoveries http://t.co/ZGCmvnfo
DeirdreS: 4 years ago: Dakshin Restaurant: South Indiaâ€šÃ„Ã´s Finest, in the North http://t.co/gM7DYog7
DeirdreS: 6 years ago:
Christmas in Lecco: A Holiday Greeting in Video http://t.co/H4RKBlqp
DeirdreS: RT @jasonh: Just moved so many domains from GoDaddy to http://t.co/vXVZT3vz that they’ll have to make a statement in their annual report.
DeirdreS: RT @MarkBainter: @bcantrill Thoroughly enjoyed your #LISA11 presentation. Your passion for your work has inspired me to dive into #illumos.
DeirdreS: “They can’t take it with them, but what do they care?” Seems like a good time to bring back this old Schwartz favorite http://t.co/1xb26OUy
DeirdreS: RT @bdha: Updating my SmartOS boot image with latest. Thanks, @johnnysunshine!
DeirdreS: peeling pearl onions is tedious, but happy to be making lunch for some dear friends
DeirdreS: @kurai Congratulations!
DeirdreS: RT @angelcamacho: @DeirdreS I always say ‘Earlier generations took us to the moon with iPhone-like computing power, in 2011 we only have …
DeirdreS: @ajitbakre Best to get the answers directly from the OI community: http://t.co/kFVBkzrX
DeirdreS: @argv0 None of the above.
DeirdreS: @deirdresm Whereabouts?
DeirdreS: heartbreaking: Hidden Camera Shows That Racism is Alive & Well. – YouTube
DeirdreS: newly recovered from old site: Learn Italian in Song: Mamma & Papaâ€šÃ„Ã´ by Alex Britti http://t.co/alhSLdcB
DeirdreS: “talented technologists should be doing meaningful, even epic, engineering, the way an earlier gen went to the moon” http://t.co/jThyEmIy
DeirdreS: @AnastasiaAshman Heh. Yes, if he really was all-seeing, he’d have known better!
DeirdreS: Tired of all the mythology, including Santa. Seriously: at what age did you stop believing in Santa but still pretend, to get the presents?
DeirdreS: @ajitbakre it never hurts to ask!
DeirdreS: RT @JobsNearBases: Job Opening: Sr Staff SW Engineer: SCEA – Foster City, CA – Work on DTrace support for Vita and other Play… http:// …
DeirdreS: RT @brendangregg: The DTrace book is being sent for another print run. Thanks to all who bought it so far! http://t.co/AGrw57kI
DeirdreS: Precisely the holiday shopping hell I was hoping to avoid… (@ Central Market w/ 7 others) http://t.co/QXDvn6TN
DeirdreS: @cwebber We got them all from eBay, I believe
DeirdreS: @cwebber I think ours was literally a museum piece.
DeirdreS: an old favorite on my site this time of year: Italian Christmas Carols http://t.co/RbatUofi
DeirdreS: .@jasonbrooks Yes, we’re just moving about 2 blocks, to One Embarcadero. Lovely space with huge windows – natural light for all!
DeirdreS: Merry Christmas from Joyent’s old offices. Wonder where this guy will end up in the new place. http://t.co/QA3mjElO
DeirdreS: @philiph Scotch taping Sudafed to your forehead is not an FDA approved method of administration. #fb
DeirdreS: @rosannecash So if for $800 it’s ok to look like a slob? 😉
DeirdreS: @deeario Oppure ti trovi in una situazione in cui non e’ possibile farti pagare, talento o no.
DeirdreS: @lyzadanger Not much point, there is little to nothing you can do.
DeirdreS: @notmatt thanks!
DeirdreS: 7 years ago: “One woman bemoaned the fact that in her travels she had not found the â€šÃ„Ãºrealâ€šÃ„Ã¹ Italy that she expected” http://t.co/eev1uWRr
DeirdreS: 8 years ago: “the Ministry of Education decreed the maximum weight of schoolbooks a child could be made to carry” http://t.co/qBtxBi17
DeirdreS: 8 yrs ago: “Sandokan, created by an imaginative but completely untravelled Italian… is a Malaysian prince,” http://t.co/nJcLQkSW
DeirdreS: 8 years ago I wrote “Another holiday movie tradition is the stupid Italian comedy” – Waiting for Viggo http://t.co/0dHga1fC
DeirdreS: @notmatt I’d like to try it sometime, but it’s doubtful I’d go as far as the Yukon in winter for it. I’m a wimp with cold weather.
DeirdreS: @notmatt I’ve liked most of the game I’ve had, except seal (from Norway)
DeirdreS: @notmatt Ok. Was it tasty?
DeirdreS: @mountain_goats @kvegh I saw pink and purple Legos “for girls” years ago in Europe. They just look stupid with the original colors.
DeirdreS: “the most important thing is the stuff at the bottom.” “I’ll say.”
DeirdreS: RT @SFist: War Between Mediocre Downtown Lunch Spots And Food Trucks Rages On http://t.co/3nBdNh6E
DeirdreS: @italylogue you say that like it’s a problem?
DeirdreS: Dear Facebook: Stop showing me ads about cleaning, clothing, diets, or anything involving a “mom”. Poor targeting just because I’m female.
DeirdreS: “his prose rocked and rolled in face of the demure, the hypocritical, and the ignorantly self-important” http://t.co/xpnMxe3r
DeirdreS: “They live in their own gated archipelago, and the rest of the world is a dumping ground.” http://t.co/qDaSpFip
DeirdreS: @ajitbakre – @openindiana would be the right folks to ask, let’s see what we can do. I take it you don’t have bandwidth for a download?
DeirdreS: Drove for the first time since I gave up my (leased) car in June. Haven’t killed anybody yet – not much traffic in Austin this afternoon.
DeirdreS: RT @ryah: I’m amazed at the speakers for @nodesummit. VP at MSFT, CTO at VMWare, @postwait, @sogrady. #nodejs :O
DeirdreS: @bretthoerner not yet, but we’re working on it. Tell me which thousands of things /you/ care about?
DeirdreS: Greetings from Austin, justly called the Live Music Capital of the World. Maybe I’ll get around to hearing some this trip!
DeirdreS: new on the SmartOS wiki: 3rd Party Software Repos – SmartOS Documentation – SmartOS Wiki http://t.co/Z4LNzSLe – thanks, Alasdair!
DeirdreS: @aknin I’ll lean over and whisper it softly in your ear: “D……Trace….” #strace #dtrace 😉
DeirdreS: RT @bcantrill: Team effort today debugging a nasty kernel race condition with @kebesays epitomizes why #illumos is rising
DeirdreS: I’m at Austin Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) (3600 Presidential Blvd., Texas Hwy. 71, Austin) w/ 25 others http://t.co/GPOC8zZD
DeirdreS: @neiltyson online marketing lesson: mistakes make you look human. It’s fine.
DeirdreS: RT @AlanHogan: @DeirdreS Didnâ€šÃ„Ã´t have to click that link to know it was Hitchens! – Nope. 😉
DeirdreS: Spammers would like me to think I might have bought a ticket to Shreveport. Definitely NOT a dest I’d spend money on.
DeirdreS: Classic: spill food on yourself when starting a trip. Gah.
DeirdreS: I’m at San Francisco International Airport (SFO) (275 S Airport Blvd., San Francisco) w/ 124 others http://t.co/TErFBrU4
DeirdreS: “low-performance teams had about three negative interactions for every positive one…” http://t.co/h20IhRug
DeirdreS: @chrisridd possible the friend’s account was hijacked?
DeirdreS: RT @infosthetics: Visualizing Individual CPU Utilization of a Large Scale Data Center http://t.co/LKGX1XTF (work by @brendangregg)
DeirdreS: @denizrende Hey, pull up a cushion!
DeirdreS: @billjohnston I’m game. #octribe
DeirdreS: @jasonh and, yes, you’re welcome to join!
DeirdreS: @jasonh the dining table can manage 3 laptops, that’s about it
DeirdreS: RT @davewiner: Newt Gingrich’s minister: “You’re looking at an amoral person, that’s what you’re looking at.” http://t.co/IJaPJsv3
DeirdreS: Having something unpleasant done to my sinuses but at least it won’t involve needles at all
DeirdreS: RT @enmand: #SmartOS and @Joyent have won my heart. Thanks @JIMF2113 to getting us set up with #SmartDataCenter!
DeirdreS: Joyent’s new temporary office, with ergonomic furniture. At least the fridge is well stocked with beer. http://t.co/K8t8ERZs
DeirdreS: RT @johnnysunshine: New SmartOS release at http://t.co/3oGKB3za fixes an unfortunate vmadm bug.
DeirdreS: OH: What’s the street value of schadenfreude?
DeirdreS: OH: “I can’t wait to tweet this!” – rubbing his hands, no less.
DeirdreS: RT @bakadesuyo: Where do we really find the most happiness: money, marriage or children? http://t.co/aWEHjTDC
DeirdreS: RT @jyarmis: Newt #Gingrich gets key endorsement http://t.co/gwbN3O1H
DeirdreS: drinking to the fact that an office is being dismantled around us, but we’ll still have the same jobs when it’s done.
DeirdreS: @thepacketrat I’ll leave that up to @bcantrill, since he’s the boss of me.
DeirdreS: final packing of the Joyent offices at 345 California, we’ll al lbe working from home til Jan 3rd when we move into our new digs
DeirdreS: The dark of the year is not a good time for those annual assessments of “What do I want from my life and am I getting it? Or likely to?”
DeirdreS: @marcsmolowitz @jeffreytaylor Sigh. Let’s just regress fully into the 3rd world nation we apparently want to become…
DeirdreS: @esignoretti @UomoMacchina Posso aiutare dalla parte di Joyent? Per caso, sia io che mio amico e controparte a Rackspace parliamo italiano.
DeirdreS: @WyllysInVA thanks for the heads up, seems ok now?
DeirdreS: RT @counternotions: I’m depressed just thinking about all the crap that’s going to get sold this week in the name of gift giving.
DeirdreS: “Companies are looking for expert online marketers who know how to create buzz or viral traffic.” http://t.co/XUEYE2NC
DeirdreS: .@chrisridd Would be nice to have clarification. After all, Oracle never officially announced that OpenSolaris was closed, just closed it.
DeirdreS: So, @ORCL_Solaris @oracle @oraclemix @OracleGlobalPR friends, what’s the scoop? Is this open source or not? bit.ly/u97sZ9
DeirdreS: So, @ORCL_Solaris friends, what’s the scoop? Is this open source or not? http://t.co/bwOaHMo5 @larrywake @darrenmoffat @bubbva @OTN_Garage
DeirdreS: Well, here’s a nice Christmas present: Solaris 11 Source Leaked http://t.co/0JBNs6tQ
DeirdreS: RT @bcantrill: Solaris 11 code leaked in response to my USENIX talk? http://t.co/9IFwfjJI @ORCL_Solaris: any comment on this?
DeirdreS: RT @hridaybala: Indian inventor disrupts the period industry http://t.co/yu9gmGW6
DeirdreS: Visualizing Device Utilization | Hacker News http://t.co/RO9fsMvb
DeirdreS: @notmatt Maybe he could kick your ass, just in a different realm than the physical.
DeirdreS: RT @PeterKretzman: Not many blog posts make me go WOW. This one did. RT @DeirdreS: RT @brendangregg: Visualizing Device Utilization http …
DeirdreS: and…. boom!
DeirdreS: @KatieS “I’m his mother and I say no” is more than sufficient.
DeirdreS: RT @brendangregg: new blog post: Visualizing Device Utilization http://t.co/Y7THnzWF shows over 5,000 CPUs
DeirdreS: + of getting up hyper early for dr appt is I got to ride the cable car to work & have a croissant for breakfast. – = not actually awake yet.
DeirdreS: @NomdeB Yes, they are bots. The interesting thing is how many people follow them. I must try a little experiment…
DeirdreS: Didn’t realize it would be so dark at 6:30 am; I’ve started sleeping through this time of day (after being awake til 2).
DeirdreS: @PeterKretzman bound to disappointment, tho, if the prettybot never actually tweets – you won’t even see tha avatar in your timeline
DeirdreS: @AnastasiaAshman Ugh. I’d like to think it’ll be over sooner than that…
DeirdreS: I’m told that it’s natural to continue grieving off and on for up to 2 years, but, y’know what? It sucks.
DeirdreS: @NomdeB Are you coming over to make this for me? Like, NOW?
DeirdreS: Seems a lot of people will follow “someone” with an attractive avatar but no tweets & no indication of identity beyond a weird tagline.
DeirdreS: .@brendangregg is close (I hope) to finishing yet another long blog post, densely packed with information and ideas. The man is scary.
DeirdreS: “C.E.O.â€šÃ„Ã´s are finding it hard to adjust to the new power relationships with customers and employees.” http://t.co/cYWsoXJU
DeirdreS: RT @johnnysunshine: @DeirdreS Old experienced people know how not to get screwed by VC’s. That’s not in the VC’s interest. – good point
DeirdreS: “men who are turned off by ambition and success are insecure about their own talents and success or lack thereof.” http://t.co/dkLCn7Wn
DeirdreS: RT @tancredipalmeri: So sexy Milano,1.28am,now http://t.co/aiNC1jKo Wonder London won my heart,but ain’t that bad…
DeirdreS: “she cautioned me to carry ID and never run away from the police or I could be shot.” http://t.co/YEZstkNq
DeirdreS: RT @gnat: Wellington! I am without dinner plans. Anyone up for a meal and conversation, 7pm tonight?
DeirdreS: “VCs are doing themselves a big disservice by ignoring the real innovators: old, experienced people.” http://t.co/pQhIkxOu
DeirdreS: @benr’s excellent blog post on his LISA Keynote 2011: The DevOps Transformation Â¬Â´ Cuddletech http://t.co/WS5GksZl – with sources!
DeirdreS: making plans to spoil myself and daughter in Austin (for all those who’ve told me “Do something for yourself!”)
DeirdreS: “Uh, Tim, take it down a notch, okay?” http://t.co/KtFZhNGs
DeirdreS: @hridaybala we’ll kinda be doing that already, but need to plan something larger… #SCALE
DeirdreS: …maybe next year we should do an illumos summit at @usenix LISA.
DeirdreS: .@bcantrill & @benr well ahead of the pack in views from #lisa11 – thank you, @USENIX, for sharing it all so quickly! http://t.co/Zq3XzpwH
DeirdreS: @bubbva Thought you might have!
DeirdreS: RT @rob_ellis: I dreamed about undocumented github Apis last night. It was amazing. – Amazing or frightening?
DeirdreS: @NomdeB Snort. As if Gingrich is an example that /anyone/ would consider moral. if#examplegingrich
DeirdreS: I don’t publish recipes often, but a friend asked for this one: Green Veggie Lasagne http://t.co/L9pqBgSo
DeirdreS: 3 years ago Sun Christmas Carollers http://t.co/HU6FkHaD @bubbva
DeirdreS: 7 years ago: Looking Out on Lake Como http://t.co/GX94JVER (Yes, it was nice, but there are many other views to see in the world.)
DeirdreS: 10 years ago: Conversation in a Bar http://t.co/lkPVD2c8
DeirdreS: 10 years ago: When the Momâ€šÃ„Ã´s Awayâ€šÃ„Â¶ http://t.co/h8LCWkQT
DeirdreS: @TheGuitarGuyMe Was being upgraded, should be back to normal now
DeirdreS: 10 years ago: Claudiaâ€šÃ„Ã´s Comment http://t.co/T5opzD2F
DeirdreS: …however, child still prefers having Dr Seuss read to him, for which I am thankful.
DeirdreS: Chlidish voice of a “computer” designed for toddlers says “Starting a new blog entry” and “Have you checked your email?” Ack!
DeirdreS: @hridaybala Which one do you consider the fun slide?
DeirdreS: RT @bwhalley: It’s no surprise that people without computers are writing laws regulating them. They’ve been regulating uteruses for decades.
DeirdreS: “every kind of bureaucrat, archbishop, rabbi, ayatollah, commissar and inquisitor roused in him the urge to fight” http://t.co/BPeFXbmL
DeirdreS: When Mastroianni died, I cried because I would never have the chance to have his child. Hitchens, that we’ll never have a conversation.
DeirdreS: @NomdeB Yes, I know Rahul and have been helping as I can. The film will be available soon on DVD.
DeirdreS: “”Nothing optional is ever made punishable unless those who do the prohibiting have a repressed desire to participate.” http://t.co/TKU30Las
DeirdreS: .@crpeck So we should nominate @bcantrill for an Oscar? (Not that that was acting.)
DeirdreS: RT @crpeck: I laughed, I cried, I laughed again, and again (the lawnmower can’t laugh) Brian Cantrill’s “Fork Yeah” talk – http://t.co/ …
DeirdreS: Throw out the old cap tables. Those are from when you had to raise VC capital before everyone could start a company http://t.co/GB8eIFYJ
DeirdreS: RT @jhk24: Nice post @edsai : Keep em comin – DevOps hoorah! Agents of Same vs. Agents of Change. http://t.co/4tNbMZoW
DeirdreS: added a listing to my Katrina videos so you can tell whether you’ve seen all 9: http://t.co/QtmS1owC
DeirdreS: RT @chrisridd: Brian Cantrill’s “Fork Yeah!” talk http://t.co/u0T0OCni might be only 65 minutes long, but 1 Cantrill minute is 2 of a no …
DeirdreS: …but probably not. It’s just not in me to be that selfish and self-centered.
DeirdreS: …Rand was also a crap writer. I couldn’t get more than 5 pages into one of her poorly-written books. GOOD writing might have persuaded me.
DeirdreS: “Thanks in part to Rand, the United States is one of the most uncaring nations in the industrialized world.” http://t.co/gGXHbgHW
DeirdreS: @pborenstein Turns out they had already reviewed the case and turned the ads back on before I ever noticed. Still, silly.
DeirdreS: @pborenstein Italian swear words.
DeirdreS: saying it in song: The Hyderabad Complaints Choir http://t.co/j95M5by4
DeirdreS: .@janvanvalburg You haven’t seen it before because @brendangregg invented it!
DeirdreS: RT @jianghomeshi: “The cure for poverty has a name, in fact. It’s called the empowerment of women.” – Christopher Hitchens, Toronto, 2010.
DeirdreS: RT @bensummers: @DeirdreS It deserves more – the rant about Oracle is hilarious. And very sad. – no doubt it will get a lot more, over time.
DeirdreS: 7 years ago: More Tips on Getting Better Customer Service http://t.co/kd7jeIWa
DeirdreS: 8 yeas ago: How to Get (Slightly) Better Customer Service http://t.co/8e2QbbhS
DeirdreS: 8 years ago: “She lay there looking at all the bustle around her, wondering if they had a machine that goes â€šÃ„Ãºping!â€šÃ„Ã¹ http://t.co/4YCBSzkN
DeirdreS: and @benr’s The DevOps Transformation is not far behind with 1,572 views http://t.co/1OP9rW42
DeirdreS: The YouTube counter on @bcantrill’s #LISA11 video finally unstuck – 1,647 views to date
DeirdreS: Adsense came to their senses, as I suspected – I guess my site is deemed to contain un-family-friendly language without being obscene.
DeirdreS: If I cut the “offending” content to suit their policy, I’d lose >50% of the traffic they’re making money on. I’ll dump AdSense first, natch.
DeirdreS: RT @linuxprofessor: it’s snowing and I’m trying SmartOS from @joyent in VMware. a good day indeed!
DeirdreS: RT @Beaker: RT @joebrasfield: Santa is the ultimate hipster. Works 1 day a year and spends the rest of the year judging you.< LOL. Hi …
DeirdreS: .@Zee if money and job were no object, I might have no fixed abode at all.
DeirdreS: RT @jonasthaler: I wont believe in God until all bigots, bullies, haters, thieves etc spontaneously heal in a flash before my eyes. That …
DeirdreS: In memory of Christopher Hitchens, it would be appropriate to put a copy of #godisnotgreat in every hotel room, alongside the Gideon Bible.
DeirdreS: @bdha Nope, it’s about the language, not about the acts the language describes. As used in swearing, in fact, all are purely metaphorical.
DeirdreS: @bdha There’s a difference?
DeirdreS: Note that Google did not, as threatened, stop serving ads to my site. Maybe someone with a brain reviewed it after all.
DeirdreS: Google AdSense says my site contains “ADULT/EXPLICIT TEXT”, therefore in violation of their policies. The pages are about Italian LANGUAGE.
DeirdreS: …and apparently someone is waging a comment war on behalf of He Who Shall Not Be Named.
DeirdreS: YouTube is rolling out a new era in data transparency – you can see all sorts of stats on ANY video (button next to # views).
DeirdreS: @rob_ellis Geeks raising kids – gotta love it!
DeirdreS: @philiph Welll, you have to remember how old most of Peanuts is. #fb
DeirdreS: @aliasaria Ah, Geoff is with you! Great! We have been thrilled to have his contributions – much needed and much appreciated!
DeirdreS: @JoyceSolano They can still make a lot of money for a while, I just have my doubts – the mania for that gaming model seems to be fading
DeirdreS: 4 years ago: “A man on a bicycle pedals through the neighborhood crying: Kabadi kabadi kabadi” Delhi Sunday Morning http://t.co/5JFw3jPL
DeirdreS: @jayrosen_nyu Just a little hard to take seriously when “best celebrity bikini” meets my eye at the bottom of the article.
DeirdreS: RT @cgiffard: Wow, these DTrace-generated flame graphs are awesome! Can’t wait for nodejs support to arrive. http://t.co/OFjeEgaD
DeirdreS: @aliasaria And if I could spell, you’d also be welcome. Don’t know why I always get that wrong in Dvorak…
DeirdreS: RT @aliasaria: SmartOS is happening at Well.ca. Thanks @joyent – You’re wolcome!
DeirdreS: @JoyceSolano Not surprised at all. Haven’t you noticed a fall-off in Farmville etc requests on Facebook? That wave has passed.
DeirdreS: .@EFFLive @EFF Rep Pelosi’s voicemail is full. Are they even listening?
DeirdreS: My Twitter follower count is spiking upwords. This is probably because @bcantrill told everyone I’m actually a bot.
DeirdreS: .@albertmohler No one in your congregation ever dies of cancer? Why have you not publicized this amazing miracle?
DeirdreS: Wow, big day in Joyent news. Educational program, Bryan’s talk, new SmartOS release… am I missing anything?
DeirdreS: Ella Fitzgerald & Joe Pass – Gee Baby Ain’t I Good To You – YouTube
DeirdreS: Due euro e novanta | Gipi http://t.co/aRPyrwp8 (in Italian). Made me cry.
DeirdreS: @diorahman Sounds like the perfect geek holiday gift. 😉
DeirdreS: RT @dapsays: The first version of the Node.js DTrace ustack helper just landed in node for the next 0.6 release. https://t.co/czOyNgQM
DeirdreS: RT @harschness: I think it’s important that I get this out there: http://t.co/rhmvHMRh #lawnmowerdontcare
DeirdreS: RT @diorahman: what makes http://t.co/9CL6RoCr better? @joyent ? – I’d suggest starting here: http://t.co/TS0TJ0Tr
DeirdreS: @DealforkSF Yup, I even remember the original location on Valencia. Still execellent. Don’t know if Out the Door at the Westfield reopened.
DeirdreS: RT @kevsmith: DO WANT http://t.co/xYPWNlxi #dtrace #awesomeness (h/t @ryah)
DeirdreS: I’m at The Slanted Door (1 Ferry Building, Ste 3, Embarcadero, San Francisco) http://t.co/yRMCzxZQ
DeirdreS: RT @mikeal: @izs you have to admit, atheists have a reputation of apathy about most of the worlds problems 🙂 – No, I don’t. It’s not true.
DeirdreS: Tripped over a film crew on my way to the office. Omen?
DeirdreS: RT @justinsheehy: [I’m looking at a Riak flame now. Hot!] RT @brendangregg: New blog post: Flame Graphs http://t.co/g2qyYsEu – visualizi …
DeirdreS: New hot stuff from @brendangregg: Flame Graphs – visualizing hot stack traces http://t.co/bv3dcLRW
DeirdreS: RT @smithnigelw: Jim Mauro #LISA ’11 slides about #DTrace http://t.co/dN5C4oGe
DeirdreS: @HowieDragon Turns out our guys did, too – I was unjust to them before seeing the facts
DeirdreS: RT @msleal: Richard Elling LISA slides about #zfs: http://t.co/tvepjziN Fantastic!! Thanks @viniciusviteri #zfs #filesystem #lisa11
DeirdreS: “there are all too many things that could kill you, donâ€šÃ„Ã´t kill you, and then leave you considerably weaker. ” http://t.co/650dVrF5
DeirdreS: Worth saying again for those in Europe: NEW release of SmartOS with vmadm to manage both KVM & SmartOS virtual machines http://t.co/zltsALCC
DeirdreS: @notmatt To be fair, most of the men in SF were more dressy than usual, too
DeirdreS: @federicocarrara NO, non e’ Linux. Legga qusto, meno markettaro: http://t.co/9J284PV7
DeirdreS: “Being tired makes you dumb enough that the task at hand is enough.” Â¬Âª Why programmers work at night http://t.co/AwvWenEQ
DeirdreS: RT @slfritchie: DTrace profiling data visualization by FlameGraph: http://t.co/gtsJCnP9 and http://t.co/zAqoAAww I’ve seen it aimed at R …
DeirdreS: In memory of Christopher Hitchens, it would be appropriate to put a copy of #godisnotgreat in every hotel room, alongside the Gideon Bible.
DeirdreS: RT @SurlyAmy: RT @Super_Manager: Hitchens dies. His book #GodisNotGreat trends. Religious ppl threaten violence. Point of his book prove …
DeirdreS: RT @montymunford: RIP Christopher Hitchens… God Is Not Great is one of the best books written in the past 50 years.
DeirdreS: RT @AlanHogan: Son of a bitch! Hitchens is gone! – Fuck. Damn. No.
DeirdreS: @sh1mmer You should check out Ruchi on 3rd – great South Indian, less crowded that Udupi
DeirdreS: @edsai We’re sorry you’re not here!
DeirdreS: @badnima The Star Wars sound bites thing I got stuck with last year proved a huge hit with a toddler of my acquaintance.
DeirdreS: @pborenstein I hope you both enjoyed it!
DeirdreS: @davidpaulyoung You already get points for being in a collared shirt. 😉
DeirdreS: for those who were asleep this morning: my friend Rahul’s â€šÃ„ÃºThe Road Homeâ€šÃ„Ã¹ short is Up for an Oscar !!! http://t.co/r4SObpwo
DeirdreS: Tech Christmas parties: where the women dress to kill, and the men are in t-shirts and jeans (as usual).
DeirdreS: @bdha You’ll have to come visit!
DeirdreS: @obscurebug not far – One Embarcadero. What I love most about the new space is that we’ll have a lot more natural light.
DeirdreS: @bdha wait’ll you see the new one! IIRC, this is the view from the lunchroom: http://t.co/TLvSUYUJ
DeirdreS: RT @DEVOPS_BORAT: Devops remember if get fortune cookie, add ‘in cloud’ when read.
DeirdreS: Oh, and we’re packing up to vacate our space at 345 California – from January we’ll be in new digs in SF!
DeirdreS: RT @eonnen: Re DTrace for Linux, SystemTap is nowhere near as powerful or stable. strace isn’t even a similar tool. DTrace is in a leagu …
DeirdreS: @peteryorke Sadly, no pinball – I’m actually pretty decent at that. I suck at Mario Kart.
DeirdreS: @ianzd At night they walk around… #Oracle #lisa11
DeirdreS: RT @rjbs: Is this a joke? â€šÃ„Ãº@whitehouse: Happy Bill of Rights Day! The US [stands] with citizens & gov’t around the world who empower fre …
DeirdreS: @peteryorke I’m not doing the work, I just tweet about it!
DeirdreS: RT @srsmoot: @joyent New SmartOS release. Burn it. Swap CDs. Boot it. Done.
Easiest OS upgrade I’ve ever experienced by a mile! Awesome …
DeirdreS: thanks to @joshwilsdon for a very cool new feature and @johnnysunshine for rolling it into a NEW RELEASE of SmartOS http://t.co/CSsLmGAX
DeirdreS: NEW release of SmartOS with a new feature: vmadm to manage both KVM and SmartOS virtual machines http://t.co/zltsALCC
DeirdreS: @NuttySwiss np, I always blame the site first myself. 😉
DeirdreS: @AnastasiaAshman thanks! Great conversation, and I look forward to many more. #globalniche #exile
DeirdreS: @NuttySwiss ? Works for me.
DeirdreS: @bgaff You should know. 😉
DeirdreS: RT @csanz: @charlesbeeler @twitter @joyent that’s where I’m moving! +1
DeirdreS: RT @Stevie_Holdway: It also seems the word ‘Joyent’ has started to crop up everywhere innovation and bleeding edge is to be found. They’ …
DeirdreS: @LisaSpangenberg Thanks! We look forward to working with you!
DeirdreS: RT @izs: Get your censor on http://t.co/5vUUf5PV
DeirdreS: @jonasthaler Naked gold dudes rule around here as well, come to think of it…
DeirdreS: @jonasthaler Make srue they’ve got the latest! And thank you!
DeirdreS: @LISAConference Ah, now we see the reason for the delay. LOL!
DeirdreS: @LISAConference thanks!
DeirdreS: video from @bcantrill’s #LISA11 talk (finally!) Fork Yeah! The Rise and Development of illumos â€šÃ„Ã¬ http://t.co/HDVH9F0u http://t.co/RTpF0UBP
DeirdreS: The Road Home – a short independent film about TCKs (Third Culture Kids) – in the running for an Oscar. Trailer: http://t.co/vyn7fU6M
DeirdreS: @philiph Yup, just like they solved ZFS with BTRFS…
DeirdreS: RT @jasonh: Joyent’s Academic program: grants + free and commercially unrestricted software smartdatacenter, smartOS, node.js http://t.c …
DeirdreS: Maybe the migraine or whatever the hell it was is finally passing. Maybe.
DeirdreS: RT @pennjillette: We did this to prove that the terrorists had not won. Some of you asked for it, all of you get it — backstage at Rock …
DeirdreS: How Recruiters Use Social Networks to Screen Candidates http://t.co/ekSVZCsh
DeirdreS: RT @WLLegal: ACLU: The last time Congress passed indefinite detention legislation was during the McCarthy era…Truman had the courage t …
DeirdreS: @c_bright Note – take them at a different time of day than the antibiotics or they just kinda get cancelled out. Or maybe you explode.
DeirdreS: @benjaminws Clearly, there is a market crying to be fulfilled: holiday party for remote workers.
DeirdreS: @c_bright Probiotics to the rescue!
DeirdreS: “weâ€šÃ„Ã´ve written (from scratch) a new Apache provider called mod_usdt, the complete source is available on github” http://t.co/wdi9iqVX
DeirdreS: ps that was about something not yet published… coming soon!
DeirdreS: If you thought @brendangregg’s “2000x performance win” was amazing, b-b-baby you ain’t seen nothin’ yet! http://t.co/tInrUB9U
DeirdreS: in the running for an Oscar! â€šÃ„ÃºThe Road Home,â€šÃ„Ã¹ Rahul Gandotra, director-producer http://t.co/LP3R9Rze
DeirdreS: RT @bahudinp: Joyent SDC 6.5.2 has been live in Jakarta Indonesia !! thank you
DeirdreS: .@usenix Many people waiting with bated breath
DeirdreS: RT @DEVOPS_BORAT: Hell is other people which are need help with Outlook.
DeirdreS: @pborenstein both
DeirdreS: Need sleep. Nothing is cooperating.
DeirdreS: @johnnysunshine @notmatt if you want some goodnight entertainment, drop my mib – got a link for you
DeirdreS: @notmatt indeed, what more is needed?
DeirdreS: and here’s the video of Ben (in case you missed it earlier): The DevOps Transformation http://t.co/1OP9rW42
DeirdreS: “You need to sit together, ask questions and implement the no [expletive deleted] rule,â€šÃ„Ã¹ Rockwood said. http://t.co/aSCRmQQZ
DeirdreS: [Ben’s] presentation is also a reminder that USENIX is a tight-knit community.” http://t.co/sooBS4Tb
DeirdreS: “Some thought I had to be mailbot, because I answered so quickly. If we had a mailbot this good, weâ€šÃ„Ã´d be selling that!” http://t.co/Lqappd9s
DeirdreS: @jonasthaler oh gawd, you went there…
DeirdreS: @usenix Y U TORTURE US? Release the Cantrill!
DeirdreS: “everything i learned are things i was happy to learn.
I learned that people are interested in what happens and shit” http://t.co/AOR6UzgM
DeirdreS: RT @opsmun: every time I read something rad about dtrace I get a little annoyed we don’t have this hotness in linuxville
DeirdreS: RT @SFGMC: Just Released: A Limited Number of Christmas Eve Express Tickets for 7 and 9pm shows at the Castro Theatre http://t.co/YrtUsc9z
DeirdreS: “it has become so easy and cheap to start a starÂ¬â‰ tup, convincing great engiÂ¬â‰ neers to join has gotten much harder.” http://t.co/Ic1dIqXp
DeirdreS: last in the series by @brendangregg “Presenting File System Latency” Â¬Â´ Joyeur http://t.co/GTqmHi5F
DeirdreS: keep an eye on the SmartOS-Illumos-OpenIndiana Events list for new upcoming events
DeirdreS: RT @brendangregg: new blog post from @dapsays for developers adding DTrace probes to their code (USDT): http://t.co/BTGvZiLh
DeirdreS: RT @MogdenPong: With mixed feelings I nominate Joyent Cloud Analytics for Best Tech Achievement 2011 Crunchie! http://t.co/hoTmKfaW #cru …
DeirdreS: 4 years ago: Itâ€šÃ„Ã´s Snowing, and We Havenâ€šÃ„Ã´t Left Mussoorie Yet! http://t.co/z778kp53
DeirdreS: 9 years ago: “the films were not initially dubbed by Italians; the voices are those of Laurel and Hardy.” http://t.co/bUyS9SLE
DeirdreS: RT @srsmoot: @joyent hitting a wall trying to boot a fifth Guest in SmartOS. /var/adm/messages not helping. Any troubleshooting advice?
DeirdreS: @vambenepe LOL!
DeirdreS: RT @triketora: I like this response to Penelope Trunk. High five, yo. RT @newsycombinator: STFU About What Women Want http://t.co/c93GX5Nt
DeirdreS: @monkchips Long common to put a face model’s head on a lingerie model’s body in this kind of ad. This just takes it 1 step further.
DeirdreS: Being a community manager is mostly about listening. The community always knows more than you do anyway.
DeirdreS: Today In Dishonest Fox News Charts | Media Matters for America http://t.co/iggsjaHT
DeirdreS: If you’ve always wanted a cute guy to write a song for you, and sing it on a beach, here’s your chance: http://t.co/CiuoWRR2
DeirdreS: RT @WinnieWongSF: This is kind of amazing. Don’t worry, there’s a backstory. http://t.co/GBpJusmy – AWESOME!
DeirdreS: Oh weird, now he’s got it right.
DeirdreS: @WinnieWongSF He’s pronouning my name wrong.
DeirdreS: .@gbonazzoli A good place to find current SmartOS users in realtime is #joyent or #illumos on irc.freenode.net
DeirdreS: “the old adage that “A” players hire “A” players and that “B” players hire “C” players proved true at Twitter.” http://t.co/tFCUkGuq
DeirdreS: @raichoo Oh, yes – sorry, I was naughty.
DeirdreS: @raichoo Meanwhile, here’s something to cheer you up: http://t.co/qdwI2td2
DeirdreS: .@raichoo @Usenix has said Bryan’s video would be available “soon”. I hope they realize how many are clamoring for it.
DeirdreS: what are people looking at from Joyent? Since Friday: Ben’s video has had 447 views, Bryan’s slides 2399, Brendan’s blog 17,000 !!!
DeirdreS: RT @ahl: new blog post: using boot-time DTrace (assist to @bmc and @ericschrock) http://t.co/UtjDGtVg
DeirdreS: “Look beyond aspirations to be a â€šÃ„Ãºgood person.â€šÃ„Ã¹ What are the actual outcomes of your behaviors? ” http://t.co/QpgPAcdR
DeirdreS: RT @ryah: Windows Azure to support @nodejs as a first class platform http://t.co/Zf50S6q0
DeirdreS: ” pattern recognition is just a fancy word for bias.” http://t.co/h6lyeKGo
DeirdreS: “To save the day, or maybe melt away: I guess it’s all the same. I will walk through the fire, and let it burn…” http://t.co/yujzFFBF
DeirdreS: @konobi Enjoy! one of my favorite cities
DeirdreS: @konobi Well, that doesn’t suck! Work?
DeirdreS: I won’t watch this. It makes me cry. Allegro Non Troppo: El vals triste de sibelius – YouTube
DeirdreS: @konobi Rome? As in Italy?
DeirdreS: @benjaminws scheduled maintenance, they announced it here a bit ago
DeirdreS: @yashar OTOH, liquid soap comes in plastic bottles, putting lots more unnecessary plastic into the environment
DeirdreS: @NomdeB that’s a Windows app, my poor old Windows machine would probably buckle at the knees
DeirdreS: @NomdeB Many of mine are exact matches, seems like it shouldn’t be that hard
DeirdreS: @NomdeB Google allows up to 20k tracks, and without deduping I’m over that. Neither is offering to find and eliminate dupes for me.
DeirdreS: @NomdeB I’m testing both Amazon and Google Music, not thrilled with either.
DeirdreS: @inuse fascinating that it came up in the context of deployment. Was the talk filmed? #lisa11
DeirdreS: RT @SniperWulfzen: “SXSW is a social media festival and I’d like to socially put a gun in my mouth” – @LusciousPear – amen.
DeirdreS: RT @LISAConference: RT @chsnell: “Sad Engineers are Bad Engineers” #lisa11 – I’d like to know more of the context around that statement
DeirdreS: @blueben I wish I had the talent. Trying to learn in my “abundant” spare time, but it’ll be a while before I can do much.
DeirdreS: RT @jcea: “DTrace probes in Python” project is progressing well. Performance hit: 1.4% in 32 bits, 3.5% in 64 bits – http://t.co/k4fam08 …
DeirdreS: @blueben Used to be possible to “share” individual items from an RSS feed to a widget on my blog. Now I can only share them to G+. Problem
DeirdreS: @reiger 7?
DeirdreS: @blueben “Own” in the sense of “do all the work on our sites, and you cannot easily share it anywhere else.”
DeirdreS: FB & G+ want to own all my writing and content curation work. Why on earth would I want to be their slave?
DeirdreS: my site no longer ranks for “current events in Italy” because I can no longer share items from Google reader to it. Is there another way?
DeirdreS: @reiger No idea what they can do, they come 3 to a package. And I’ll make dinner for you over here.
DeirdreS: just finished reading: Germs, Genes, & Civilization: How Epidemics Shaped Who We Are Today http://t.co/mORes9c1 – fascinating
DeirdreS: @reiger I have some Sunspots if that would help.
DeirdreS: Wow, someone is currently reading my site from Thimpu, Bhutan. Possibly a fellow Woodstock alum.
DeirdreS: in case you didn’t get enough of @benr at #lisa11, here he is 2 years ago with me at LISA09 http://t.co/Bdr3dU3j
DeirdreS: 7 years ago, sorrow: A Home for a Horse http://t.co/9uMY6Igk
DeirdreS: and: “Italians have not succumbed to the American habit of making holidays efficient.” Extra-Long Weekends in Italy http://t.co/5nfVGQVM
DeirdreS: 8 years ago I wrote: “is American high school simply a microcosm of whatâ€šÃ„Ã´s going on in American culture at large?” http://t.co/u1yCUCkG
DeirdreS: Becoming irritable. Should I eat chocolate, drink wine, or just go to sleep?
DeirdreS: RT @sardesairajdeep: Mario Miranda, the great cartoonist, passes away – well, dammit. Didn’t know his name, but had seen his work for years
DeirdreS: @hudsonette He’s an Aggie? That explains a lot!
DeirdreS: RT @jcsmith: @benr just watched the video of your #LISA11 keynote. It was awesome.
DeirdreS: Picked a bad time to be here… (@ Whole Foods Market w/ 5 others) http://t.co/yA5jk3SN
DeirdreS: @jasonh I take it you recommend this?
DeirdreS: Italy finally wakes up to the fact that its academic hiring is anything but meritocratic. (in Italian) http://t.co/P77G8Fmz
DeirdreS: ” the vast majority of developers havenâ€šÃ„Ã´t found a way to use their own scarcity to their advantage. ” http://t.co/BOwgzbAd
DeirdreS: @johnnysunshine Or just ask, nothing creepy about that.
DeirdreS: …this is why we let technologists talk to technologists directly: they know exactly what they are doing with that audience.
DeirdreS: .@brendangregg’s blog has 10k views today – so far. @bcantrill’s slide deck 1588. @benr’s 80 min keynote 285 views…
DeirdreS: RT @nodejschina: Finally, A Rich American Destroys The Fiction That Rich People Create Jobs http://t.co/BSEEWmsX
DeirdreS: watching the Hacker News effect on @brendangregg’s blog with Google Analytics RealTime – boom! http://t.co/NFnDNPR6
DeirdreS: @nyeates Thanks! No, sadly, I did not get to LISA this year. I’ll be at SCALE in January, FWIW, along with @brendangregg and @rmustacc
DeirdreS: RT @cwebber: Holy crap! Just realized @brendangregg is going to be at @socallinuxexpo! Talk about an amazing opportunity.
DeirdreS: Katrina: What Happened in the Hospitals http://t.co/69IjNMNd – I think this wraps up the Katrina series of videos
DeirdreS: while you’re waiting for that new @bcantrill video: Solaris History: The Marker Game â€šÃ„Ã¬ http://t.co/HDVH9F0u http://t.co/Ld186Oda
DeirdreS: My site has existed ~3770 days and will contain 1500+ posts when conversion is done. That = approx one post every 2.5 days. Not bad.
DeirdreS: @PeterKretzman the old site had grown so big that navigation menus no longer worked, needed tags, categories, archives. Still not enough…
DeirdreS: @philiph Yes, it’s taking me years to convert it all. But the old site had grown so big that navigation menus no longer worked, needed tags
DeirdreS: rediscovering gems: “Italian marriages have foundered on this arrangement, but no one ever seems to learn the lesson.” http://t.co/BhQppg64
DeirdreS: only ~120 HNWL pages left to convert to WordPress on my site. Then I’ll have 1000s of broken links to fix… while adding new content…
DeirdreS: 3 years ago: Chelsea Bluegrass http://t.co/eXoY9rk6
DeirdreS: 5 years ago, I helped organize vlogEurope http://t.co/0DpNLbnt
DeirdreS: 6 years ago: Winter: Italyâ€šÃ„Ã´s Less-Travelled Season http://t.co/6M5H0CXN
DeirdreS: @RossellaLaeng As a matter of curiosity, what do you look like at work?
DeirdreS: RT @izs: .@brendangregg is like Dr. House for software. http://t.co/3XKqDwsU Except: no cane, not a jerk, and abuses coffee instead of v …
DeirdreS: RT @almightygod: My son, Jesus, made a response to Rick Perry’s latest ad: http://t.co/7QmJ8yTU
DeirdreS: I’m at Cafe Madeleine (300 California St., Battery, San Francisco) w/ 2 others [pic]: http://t.co/P29MVpGZ
DeirdreS: RT @joyent: Today launching our new SmartMachine purpose built virtual appliance for #MongoDB at #MongoSV. We’re stoked. http://t.co/SFz …
DeirdreS: Oh, spammers. There is no way in hell I ordered a “Fat Loss Monitor” from Amazon. You’ll have to try harder.
DeirdreS: Don’t miss @brendangregg’s late-night post: 2000x performance win http://t.co/hpR6MKhttp://bit.ly/sqAoZk
DeirdreS: RT @9600: Reading the slides to @bcantrill’s Fork Yeah! presentation put the OpenSolaris debacle into perspective and makes me want to r …
DeirdreS: SFGMC Christmas Concert 2011 http://t.co/F90aTiZx @sfgmc
DeirdreS: RT @jonjones: What is this forbidding? http://t.co/ItK9l4O9 The mysterious Italian “take a number” sign. I never did figure it out.
DeirdreS: Wow, I’d kinda forgotten about this: “Extending
Conversations Through Social Media” http://t.co/4xVSOqeV
DeirdreS: Ack. @timbray’s link to “official home on the Sun Website” now redirects to the Oracle policy – VERY different.
DeirdreS: Sun Policy on Public Discourse, 2004. Revolutionary then. Sadly, still revolutionary now. http://t.co/Oqj2YCrn
DeirdreS: Yes, of course I am already uploading video from tonight’s @SFGMC concert. You needed to ask?
DeirdreS: RT @brendangregg: new blog post: 2000x performance win http://t.co/hpR6MKai
DeirdreS: Katrina: Celiaâ€šÃ„Ã´s Story http://t.co/i80It1CJ
DeirdreS: “I’m a godless heathen and I approve this message.” – http://t.co/bF36gzJw
DeirdreS: .@peteryorke Thank our friends at @USENIX for getting it out so quickly, so we can all enjoy the awesomeness of @benr
DeirdreS: RT @mtnspring: You’d be crazy not to go see the SFGMC under their new director. F’ing awesome !
DeirdreS: @pborenstein @uber probably will on the way back!
DeirdreS: @ryaneccles thanks! Let us know if we can help
DeirdreS: Rainbow chorus #sfgmc http://t.co/sEbpLDXC
DeirdreS: 275 strong! #sfgmc http://t.co/M7sh8pus
DeirdreS: @augfrank @bcantrill @brendangregg how about SmartOS? We can do that.
DeirdreS: I’m at Nob Hill Masonic Auditorium for San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus (1111 California St, San Francisco) w/ 27 others http://t.co/IkL8G6yv
DeirdreS: Never seen the cable car so crowded. Everyone going to the #sfgmc concert?
DeirdreS: Ugh. San Francisco. So hip I can’t find a taxi on a Thursday night.
DeirdreS: @nonstick With a sign saying “These are the brilliant innovations we… bought” ?
DeirdreS: @nonstick Where is that? I guess they moved them from MPK
DeirdreS: RT @SFGMC: Less than 2 hours before our “Joyous, Jolly, Jingles!” concert at the Masonic Auditorium. There are still a few tickets left! …
DeirdreS: â€šÃ„ÃºAsk Osama bin Laden whether I engage in appeasement,â€šÃ„Ã¹ Obama Fires Back http://t.co/oAQsfP7v
DeirdreS: @Zee I like my current place for safety; unfortunately I probably won’t be able to afford a new lease here in March. DM if need more info
DeirdreS: @kbeninato And you wonder why I don’t have a TV?
DeirdreS: @redtwitdown your wish is USENIX’s command: http://t.co/xYiz8mZo
DeirdreS: VIDEO!!!! Ben Rockwood’s The DevOps Transformation – http://t.co/PmLi5mab – thank you USENIX!
DeirdreS: @Zee Archstone SOMA 3rd & Folsom allows cats and dogs, gym and pool. And rising prices.
DeirdreS: @joechung Memories of a few parties with you guys, back in the day…
DeirdreS: RT @hudsonette: Hate all corporate jargon. It is not English. RT @HuffingtonPost: Death to cliches. http://t.co/cXSQQy5l
DeirdreS: RT @simonmcc: Damn, the #LISA11 talks by @benr & @bcantrill are making me want to work for @joyent again.. http://t.co/cmSByoeP http://t …
DeirdreS: @simonmcc http://t.co/kr9nJRgj
DeirdreS: would you rather be: Taking Freshman English or having a Hindi conversation with a shepherd in the Himalaya? http://t.co/3BxkHmo9
DeirdreS: illumos, too! Developing for illumos | SCALE 10x – 2012 Southern California Linux Expo http://t.co/wnPfrFA9
DeirdreS: Joyent SCALEs: Performance Analysis: new tools and concepts from the cloud | SCALE 10x http://t.co/WS5RlpiB
DeirdreS: Joyent SCALEs: Using SmartOS as a Hypervisor | SCALE 10x – 2012 Southern California Linux Expo http://t.co/lKB5Vu6L
DeirdreS: @feliciaday Kinda wish you hadn’t told me that: http://t.co/jATTeEMx
DeirdreS: @sevanjaniyan So are we!
DeirdreS: @lskrocki Do you have a copy of the old Sun blogging guidelines somewhere? I have a blog post brewing that would refer to it.
DeirdreS: RT @benr: Slides for my #LISA11 Keynote: http://t.co/6GGvpGEu
DeirdreS: RT @jparrott: @bcantrill is a gentleman and a scholar. #Illumos4life – And, like a true gentleman, prepared to duel to the death for honor!
DeirdreS: @sevanjaniyan He said beforehand that it would be recorded and should be online soon, I hope that proves to be the case!
DeirdreS: new: Building SmartOS on SmartOS – SmartOS Documentation – SmartOS Wiki http://t.co/eCKkQPSi
DeirdreS: @benr I heard yours was amazing, too – can’t wait to see video!
DeirdreS: RT @benr: @bcantrill’s talk was amazing; the audience laughed, (almost) cried, was encouraged and got excited about the future. Should …
DeirdreS: FB ad fails: I get ads targeted at Oracle employees (which I am no longer) and Sun employees. Riiiight….
DeirdreS: RT @bcantrill: Slides from my #lisa11 talk on #illumos are here: http://t.co/V5y3I6g5
DeirdreS: @acarvin Like Fox News does every day?
DeirdreS: @crpeck Bryan’s in the middle here: http://t.co/a8MwF3R7
DeirdreS: @crpeck Ben is hard to miss http://t.co/QjmTJ5tR , tho he might have left already – family business
DeirdreS: RT @crpeck: great talk, is there someone at usenix i can talk to about joyent? Ben & Bryan only ones there, tell me if you can’t catch them
DeirdreS: RT @jparrott: The nice thing about Oracle killing OpenSolaris is that the cool features (zfs, dtrace) are more likely to spread to other …
DeirdreS: RT @kebesays: More people trickled in to the @bcantrill talk. 😉 http://t.co/xcABOs19
DeirdreS: “Ben left the audience with some protips to set the tone for the rest of the conference” LISA 11 Keynote (no video yet) http://t.co/zApFckJ6
DeirdreS: RT @ianzd: “Don’t make the mistake of anthropomorphizing Larry Ellison.” -Bryan Cantrill #lisa11
DeirdreS: RT @alextangent: Brian Cantrill Joyent on Sun acquisition; “I went to Oracle with an open mind. It was an incredible waste of openminded …
DeirdreS: RT @oetiker: What you think of Oracle is even truer that you think it is. @bcantrill at #lisa11
DeirdreS: RT @richardelling: for @brendangregg – Cantrill waxes nostalgic http://t.co/1HWclgr7
DeirdreS: RT @sheeri: Godwin’s law for sysadmins is getting into a licensing argument. #lisa11 – Sadly true.
DeirdreS: .@bcantrill at #lisa11 “Organizations don’t innovate — people do.”
DeirdreS: RT @naoto_matsumoto: Fork Yeah! The Rise and Development of illumos
Bryan M. Cantrill, Joyent. http://t.co/8fNz4rPI
DeirdreS: @chris_st_pierre Welll… that’s called job security for “professional” doc writers. And not trusting your customers. #lisa11
DeirdreS: @kebesays Everyone was up too late with all that free booze at the BoFs! 😉
DeirdreS: RT @jmydorff: WOOT!! Fork Yeah! with @bcantrill at #LISA11
DeirdreS: Obama Administration Takes Bold Stand for Teen Pregnancy http://t.co/2xBmplT5 – Plan B can be bought OTC in INDIA. US a 4th World country?
DeirdreS: @monkchips only if I can come and film it. 😉
DeirdreS: @chrisridd I hope/believe USENIX plans to release the video soon, but it’s not up to me.
DeirdreS: @jimgris I’m not there myself this year, sadly,
DeirdreS: If you’re at #lisa11 you DEFINITELY want to hear @bcantrill’s talk.
DeirdreS: @richlowe @brendangregg did do a Halloween themed talk once: http://t.co/5IEZKLeA
DeirdreS: I really, really wish #lisa11 would stream @bcantrill tomorrow. He’s going to be epic. Hmm. They did stream him in 2009…
DeirdreS: RT @philiph: Bummed I’m not at #LISA11.- me, too
DeirdreS: @trevoro Way too early for your mid-life crisis, however!
DeirdreS: Preview of @bcantrill talk for LISA tomorrow – you do NOT want to miss it!
DeirdreS: ” access to healthcare shouldn’t depend on luck.” http://t.co/inkx0BGa
DeirdreS: @milouness @NomdeB What bugs me about Vegas is the “Ooh, aren’t we being naughty!” schtick, when not much actually naughty is going on.
DeirdreS: RT @yashar: This is amazing, I’m a big fan of cuddling –> New Seats Remedy the Squeeze in Coach, New ‘Cuddle Class’ Seats http://t.c …
DeirdreS: “if you have no qualifications, are sinking fast in the polling, what better way to appeal to the ignorant for a vote?” http://t.co/jM2NSMrB
DeirdreS: RT @sogrady: the idea behind @pastmapper is genius. San Francisco in 1853 (via @kirinqueen): http://t.co/1oOon3Yu
DeirdreS: “Why do you want to join the Secret Service? Can you keep a secret? Well, you’re in, then!”
DeirdreS: @arclight I missed that one, what’s the story?
DeirdreS: @arclight I might actually be in agreement with that one… 😉 #wtf
DeirdreS: .@alaindebotton The correct response to this is what any intelligent atheist would say in any situation: prove it.
DeirdreS: @arclight 100% with you on that one. I am wary of any place where I lack basic human rights because I’m female.
DeirdreS: @arclight There are some countries I just have NO interest in ever visiting. #andthatshowtheytreatbelievers
DeirdreS: RT @colinmeloy: Speaking for friends who run local independent painstakingly-curated shops, if you do this you can go fuck yerself: http …
DeirdreS: @jeffreytaylor Two entirely different things.
DeirdreS: cleaning out blog posts with dead links to videos that got lost in transition (not by me!). sigh
DeirdreS: @Leila22 umm, thanks, but… apropos of what?
DeirdreS: @leapingwoman Well, exactly.
DeirdreS: ohno – the honey badger has sold out: http://t.co/YQagkge3
DeirdreS: I am vexed when professional news orgs have incorrect spelling, even on their blogs.
DeirdreS: “Just ask Brendan Gregg, who posted a YouTube video in which he yells at a rack of hard drives” – Businessweek
DeirdreS: @nicolamattina Vorrei dire che mi stupisce, ma ho gia’ vissuto questa storia da vicino.
DeirdreS: @benr tomorrow, @bcantrill Thursday – if you’re at LISA 11, you won’t want to miss either! http://t.co/18FrzziU
DeirdreS: @scottherson Looks to me only one is doing anything that’s really likely to change the world.That’s way more important than being hip.
DeirdreS: RT @joyent: Joyent Software booth at #GartnerDC in Las Vegas. Come and see us! http://t.co/nFMLYtOE
DeirdreS: RT @zephoria: A genuine teen voice speaking out about his teacher’s willingness to challenge homophobia in the classroom: http://t.co/5l …
DeirdreS: @cupto I believe you’ve now heard from someone? is that right?
DeirdreS: RT @joechung: “people over 50 start companies at twice the rate of people in their 20’s” – maybe hirer ageism forces some of that.
DeirdreS: @cupto I’m checking with the support gang
DeirdreS: @Joanmarie once you start getting join replacements, you’re well on the way
DeirdreS: “people tend to be blissfully unaware of their incompetence. This arises because poor performers are doubly cursed” http://t.co/VEbYf9E5
DeirdreS: RT @_PierreM: #lisa11 #w4, #DTrace angry birds with @bcantrill ! http://t.co/rc7OgnJA
DeirdreS: RT @circonus: Move to cloud makes DevOps even moreÂ¬â€ important #LISA11 http://t.co/t62hJxzX Keynote topic by @benr + article by @gigabarb …
DeirdreS: @AmandaLorenzani Didn’t we first make contact because of LeWeb a few years ago…? 😉 #leweb11
DeirdreS: RT @portertech: Ben Rockwood Interview, DevOps, what is it? http://t.co/gmHZPbWV #devops #sysadmin
DeirdreS: @fitzage I suggest Nima’s sofas
DeirdreS: @bubbva Thanks -not done yet!
DeirdreS: RT @kitchen: learning about some DTrace. Awesome damn class. Awesome class. #lisa11 #w4 – Go Jim!
DeirdreS: RT @melanierenzulli: Evolution of Lucasfilm Christmas Cards, Retronaut http://t.co/DQZLSHjU
DeirdreS: @yashar As long as it’s an addition, not a replacement.
DeirdreS: RT @yesthattom: #LISA11 Ben Rockwood’s DevOps keynote rocked! Thank you for opening the conference with your message and vision! #joyent
DeirdreS: new video: Katrina: The Effects on Communities http://t.co/ncCb9ah4
DeirdreS: @Leila22 Thanks! Glad you enjoyed it.
DeirdreS: Why has no one done a mashup of craigslist apts for rent + SF transit lines + crime stats? I need this!
DeirdreS: @dapsays So much for “Don’t try this at home” !
DeirdreS: @argv0 Kinda bizarre URL on that.
DeirdreS: @LusciousPear That’s beside the point. “An ounce of prevention”, y’know. (And I’m sure /you/ do know.)
DeirdreS: new video: Katrina: The Effects on Communities http://t.co/ncCb9ah4
DeirdreS: RT @sdtuck: RT @jazz_aiman: @joyent do you have plans to increase numbers of free machines at no.de? — Yes, will be opening up more s …
DeirdreS: @ORCL_Solaris @larrywake Is there a way for us on the stream to ask questions?
DeirdreS: Long Term Privacy with Forward Secrecy | Electronic Frontier Foundation http://t.co/spU6sH0R
DeirdreS: @feliciaday seen this one? http://t.co/cf3b7cdm
DeirdreS: @bensummers oh, doh, coulda looked that up, couldn’t I? 😉
DeirdreS: @bensummers Where are you located, so I can go kick the right person?
DeirdreS: RT @jogbert: long-term we’re going RHEL rather than Solaris We don’t trust Oracle and they have screwed us multiple times. – can we talk? 😉
DeirdreS: @izs But they never, ever do.
DeirdreS: Dreamtime in Mussoorie | Sanuk http://t.co/Xg0MNRCU
DeirdreS: watching (finally): Oracle Solaris 11 Engineering Panel http://t.co/62e3Se2L
DeirdreS: @ryah There’s certainly plenty of melodrama. 😉
DeirdreS: new: Learn Italian in Song: Serenata http://t.co/up4NrHlJ
DeirdreS: 4 years ago I wrote: Workspaces â€šÃ„Ã¬ â€šÃ„ÃºOfficeâ€šÃ„Ã¹ is Where the Laptop Is http://t.co/OKDHD6c6
DeirdreS: RT @NathanFillion: Three people you’d like to be handcuffed to for the day? @BarackObama @pennjillette – and you’d be fun, too.
DeirdreS: @jamescmcpherson let’s hope tomorrow’s stream of the summit goes more smoothly #solaris
DeirdreS: looks as if a prospective parent or student for Woodstock School is browsing my site http://t.co/i1eP5mir (no, I can’t see who you are)
DeirdreS: RT @zentourist: @aakela I would say that @joyent beat them to the game with #smartos #gartnerdc #solaris
DeirdreS: @@acworkma you’re not today’s culprit 😉
DeirdreS: @bcantrill asks: how about a DTrace conference in 2012? late March? http://t.co/Ou4K2nhk
DeirdreS: RT @allspaw: Rockwood understands and explains well: http://t.co/JVcXF2XF /cc @benr #devops
DeirdreS: Note: If your title includes “Principal”, please ensure that it’s spelled correctly. Especially in your LinkedIn profile.
DeirdreS: RT @alexr: Wanna work on DTrace? http://t.co/TyW9Uwdc
DeirdreS: @fitzage actually, I just got a nice little payout from a class action suit
DeirdreS: RT @brendangregg: DTrace + PlayStation = WANT! RT @alexr: Wanna work on DTrace? http://t.co/WnNnXVnP
DeirdreS: @DaiSull oops, didn’t mean to out you! I never hated it, but I did give up about 4 years ago. US isn’t necessarily my nirvana either…
DeirdreS: Someone just ended up on my site from a search for “I hate living in Italy.” <wince> Well, I can certainly teach you to swear about it.
DeirdreS: @bayoda I’ve asked our sales team to get in touch, please let me know if you don’t hear from them soon.
DeirdreS: RT @larrywake: #Oracle #Solaris 11 Summit at #USENIX #LISA conference — live webcast all day tomorrow. http://t.co/raVPkrPT
DeirdreS: RT @joyent: Part 4 of our 5 Part Series: Examining File System Latency in Production with by @brendangregg http://t.co/a2eLXs6z #mysql, …
DeirdreS: @edsai New Orleans!
DeirdreS: probably the 2nd Italian song I ever translated, found in my digital attic: Learn Italian in Song: Viva la Mamma http://t.co/GrpdRmWi
DeirdreS: â€šÃ„ÃºLady, if you want to hear the music, buy the CD. This is a concert.â€šÃ„Ã¹ http://t.co/mp62TVdH
DeirdreS: @reiger were, yes.
DeirdreS: I worry a bit about people who dress their dogs in cute little outfits.
DeirdreS: @jdalrymple …in fact he spent more of his time on you yesterday than on a far bigger customer.
DeirdreS: RT @BrentSpiner: Herman Cain’t. – … say no?
DeirdreS: @jdalrymple Your problem is being handled the same way we would anyone else’s, I know that one of our guys spent most of yesterday on it.
DeirdreS: @missbhavens That’s not orange, it’s scarlet. And it does look fantastic!
DeirdreS: @rickfillion as @Joyent replied, Monday referred to a meeting; ticket was being actively worked on Saturday night by our usual weekend crew.
DeirdreS: Learn Italian Through Signs http://t.co/BaGbRGaw
DeirdreS: The Bomb Buried In Obamacare Explodes Today-Hallelujah! – Forbes http://t.co/EKMMfdWp
DeirdreS: RT @PeterKretzman: Thought for today: how well a group tends to its office coffeepot can be indicative about more substantive aspects of …
DeirdreS: My usual winter weekend activity: fiddling with my site. Added “related posts” by both tags and categories. So people can find more stuff.
DeirdreS: @rickfillion Who did you hear that from? It’s just plain dead wrong. Do you need help reaching somebody?
DeirdreS: Ironically, I follow two Bollywood actors @iamsrk and @SrBachchan on twitter – but no Hollywood ones
DeirdreS: If any American kids are getting Old-Fashioned Italian Baby Names, apparently it’s my fault http://t.co/eDqfF0lO
DeirdreS: “Somebody else thinks your beliefs are senseless or illogical. Somebody else, somewhere, thinks you have it all wrong.” http://t.co/N3GgeMM0
DeirdreS: “the celebration of sleaze & ignorance that has marked the Republican primary is damaging the reputation of the nation” http://t.co/YsGBfn5g
DeirdreS: Funny Signs from Around India http://t.co/YCnABMmw
DeirdreS: @izs @brendangregg unfortunately, as a woman living alone, I have to think about my safety eg getting home at night
DeirdreS: new video: Katrina: Effects on the Middle Class http://t.co/GN2ERD2z
DeirdreS: 4 years ago: Woodstock School Jazz Band http://t.co/TfKQk2o0
DeirdreS: 5 years ago I wrote: Pinching Italians http://t.co/1uGTmZii
DeirdreS: @AnastasiaAshman I’ve found 2 authentic Italian restaurants in SF so far, tho haven’t been looking hard. Usually cook Italian myself
DeirdreS: @slashdot @bobthomson70 I think this reflects the prejudices of hirers more than the abilities of over-35s. I learn new tech all the time.
DeirdreS: RT @BoingBoing: Swiss gov’t study: downloading leads to sales, so we’re keeping it legal http://t.co/MTez2c7X
DeirdreS: @AnastasiaAshman The sad part is, how many patrons think they’re speaking Italian? #sanfran #Turkish
DeirdreS: .@iliveintownes so not being pretty is a sign of God’s dislike? Nice god you got there #atheism @GodlessAtheist
DeirdreS: @3rdEden Maybe you could help them rewrite it in node #FuckItWeWillTestItInProduction
DeirdreS: @philiph Apparently my landslords think I do.
DeirdreS: .@wanderingitaly My building is not rent controlled because built after 1979, so I’m screwed.
DeirdreS: I’m being priced out of SF. Last year’s 20% rent increase was bad enough, expect another in March. Have to move. 🙁 http://t.co/NsYDxEdk
DeirdreS: email from Costco offers “Diamonds for her, tools for him”. I’ll take the tools, thanks. Or emeralds.
DeirdreS: @SanFranPlaces thanks. For the record, good Mexican in SF includes Colibri and Tropisueno, downtown.
DeirdreS: RT @bcantrill: Any interest in doing a dtrace.conf in 2012? http://t.co/5FGWZPGt
DeirdreS: @SanFranPlaces what I said about Chevy’s was NOT praise
DeirdreS: “When you are on your deathbed, what others think of you is a long way from your mind.” http://t.co/OlJqTczS
DeirdreS: @Weezieys meetup.com – and you guys need to come have a dinner or similar event with me!
DeirdreS: Part 4 of Examining File System Latency in Production: Drilling Down Into the Kernel Â¬Â´ Joyeur http://t.co/Z1AjQkRX
DeirdreS: â€šÃ„Ãºtreating people well is the most important thing. Life is too short to work with people who are rude and selfish.â€šÃ„Ã¹” http://t.co/W22bEVaQ
DeirdreS: Venn Diagram Summarizes Steve Miller Song | Happy Place http://t.co/DlTKJ1KC – Berlusconi takes his rightful place
DeirdreS: if I don’t get the hummingbird feeder filled soon, this littel guy is going to start strafing
DeirdreS: cheeky hummingbird just flew in, had a look round, and flew out again. Well, okay…
DeirdreS: @raichoo I hope Usenix will film it, and can be persuaded to make the video avaliable (they have been so kind in the past).
DeirdreS: …and @bcantrill will give a talk titled “Fork Yeah! The Rise and Development of illumos”
DeirdreS: Joyent’s @benr will give the opening keynote at Usenix LISA next week: http://t.co/6guucdUn
DeirdreS: RT @italylogue: My newest post on @TheTuscanGun is about Milanâ€šÃ„Ã´s Christmas bread: Panettone http://t.co/JeK7obLe Have you ever made pane …
DeirdreS: “inaction regrets lasted longer than action regrets… regrets more often focused on romance than other life domains.” http://t.co/cj2chCBS
DeirdreS: Every video I post of @bcantrill immediately gets a zillion views.
DeirdreS: hummingbirds attracted to the shiny ornaments hanginig in my window. At least they’re smart enough to fly out again withou hitting the sill
DeirdreS: RT @matteoc: In fuga dallâ€šÃ„Ã´Italia: una startup negli USA, una vita a Berlino http://t.co/YP8pvaMa
DeirdreS: @bubbva Tell me about it. That’s why I didn’t ask. Soy sauce used in fajita marinade. Also wondering if @chevys fry their chips in soy oil
DeirdreS: Interview with Jason Hoffman (CTO and Cofounder at Joyent) on Vimeo http://t.co/VCt3KrEm
DeirdreS: RT @jbroome: @philiph if you can’t paint the bike shed you want, shave the yak you got.
DeirdreS: “You’re wondering what soy sauce is doing in a Mexican recipe.” Making me sick, that’s what. Dammit, Chevy’s.
DeirdreS: new video: Katrina: Corruption http://t.co/FAH0toE3
DeirdreS: And now for something completely different: Solaris History: The Marker Game bit.ly/rLjhi5
DeirdreS: @RickHigh …and the entrance requirements would cost money, but maybe not much time.
DeirdreS: RT @bdha: @cwebber I’m going the SmartOS route. Solaris goodies everywhere, KVM if code is so poorly written it’s unportable.
DeirdreS: Can I sail thru the changing ocean tides
Can I handle the seasons of my life?
children get older, I’m getting older too http://t.co/nfoasXPh
DeirdreS: 4 years ago: Mussoorie Miscellany http://t.co/MlqeKKBg including video of a wedding procession
DeirdreS: 7 years ago I wrote: When is a Mountain a Hill? http://t.co/iBrgpKxh
DeirdreS: I just want to run away and be a pirate… Learn Italian in Song: Sandokan http://t.co/BJ4seVvO
DeirdreS: @danielelepido beh, peggio di Telecomm Italia non puo’ essere. Ah, no, stiamo parlando delle poste… puo’ essere!
DeirdreS: RT @StephenAtHome: Mitt Romney was so upset after that Bret Baier interview, his handlers had to force shut down his OS before it went i …
DeirdreS: …YouTube chooses the damnedest still frames
DeirdreS: And now for something completely different: Solaris History: The Marker Game http://t.co/L9WgMFeM
DeirdreS: Awww…. SFGMC Home for the Holidays 2011 – YouTube
DeirdreS: @webmink in the specific case in that article, yes. I was thinking more in general.
DeirdreS: @webmink Empathy, cultural brainwashing, outright violence… all are effective. <sigh>
DeirdreS: The thing that really confuses me about religion is why so many women willingly participate in their own enslavement.
DeirdreS: @arclight Let’s send the PETA ladies in their lettuce bikinis!
DeirdreS: @sillkongen Looks interesting for some kinds of projects, thanks. I’m just the editor on this one, though.
DeirdreS: Irotically, what I am screamingly struggling to produce today is a highly technical docment meant to help others…
DeirdreS: And most docs seriously suck. Don’t tell me it’s hard to do good docs – I know, I used to do it. And mine were great: http://t.co/fhXYMwa9
DeirdreS: .@PeterKretzman Exactly. I generally love engineers, but make exceptions for the developers of certain apps and “documentation”.
DeirdreS: Why is it when I try to do anything with software I find myself in ever-widening spirals of “you have to do THIS before you can do THAT” ?
DeirdreS: May I just say: Mac Pages is a stinking pile of shit when you need to produce an actual serious document.
DeirdreS: @hudsonette Hope to go see that with my daughter. Except we’ll both be quivering wrecks by the end. We love horses.
DeirdreS: yup, definitely buying this album. Unless I win it first: This One’s For Him: A Tribute to Guy Clark http://t.co/YmjkFv1s
DeirdreS: RT @standaloneSA: So, anyone know of any European wifi experts? Send them my way, if you do! – RT’ng, there might be some following me
DeirdreS: listen to “Stuff That Works” http://t.co/YmjkFv1s – kinda my philosophy, too
DeirdreS: @alanc the expectation seems to be that the developers will crucify themselves. You saw that Arrington piece?
DeirdreS: @johnnysunshine Very few religions approve of pleasure. And you wonder why I’m an atheist?
DeirdreS: I have been awake (more or less) since 6 am. Need more food!
DeirdreS: RT @hudsonette: It’s not the 1% – it’s the bad 1%: AA CEO resigns, objecting to moral failure of company via @pourmecoffee http://t.co/ …
DeirdreS: I’m also getting very tired of the word “passion” used in relation to work. Can we have it back in the bedroom instead, please?
DeirdreS: @billstreeter @missbhavens you’re going to have to define sexwaffles before I can determine whether I would wish to be woken up for them
DeirdreS: Katrina: Donâ€šÃ„Ã´t Bring Your Kids Here http://t.co/9KVLXxnJ
DeirdreS: Gap Semester in the Himalayas (for college students) http://t.co/rDPiSiKk
DeirdreS: @monkchips did the new pic increase your follower growth curve? I am tempted to experiment.
DeirdreS: …and, this time last year: The Faces of Sun http://t.co/pkXDQiae
DeirdreS: notes from GHC09: Becoming a Person of Influence http://t.co/W0sdbAal
DeirdreS: 3 years ago:
Getting in and Out of St. Barthâ€šÃ„Ã´s http://t.co/pTnm18Oa
DeirdreS: 6 years ago I wrote: Hogwarts Memories http://t.co/brG8zn1T
DeirdreS: Finally finished (I hope) editing a 60-page paper (yeah, you know by who). My brain is mush.
DeirdreS: .@RepHartzler You are not in the military and are presumably married to the person of your choice. Why do you care? How does it harm you?