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The Twitter Diaries: 2009-08-09: CO

^ This would be overdone even in Switzerland – but it’s in Vail. slept til 9 am – that is so unlike me! # ah, now this is more like summer. I’d better go for a walk before temp hits the 90s today. # @nonstick LOL! Sometimes the only answer is “Because that would have Read More…

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^ This would be overdone even in Switzerland – but it’s in Vail.

  • slept til 9 am – that is so unlike me! #
  • ah, now this is more like summer. I’d better go for a walk before temp hits the 90s today. #
  • @nonstick LOL! Sometimes the only answer is “Because that would have messed up the story the author wanted to tell.” in reply to nonstick #
  • Ross tells me that Indian culture is penetrating Italy: Jai Ho! is popular at dance clubs #
  • @bklein34 TEDIndia would be my ideal occasion! Hmm. Chris Anderson, distinguished Woodstock alum, hmm… <plotting> in reply to bklein34 #
  • RT @KathySierra: How do cos justify $$$ on marketing/ads while product/svc on life-support? Isn’t great prod/svc/support the BEST marketing? #
  • putting together a wine cork board is tricker than it looks. #
  • just to add to my communications overload, I’m back on IRC for the first time in years. Gotta be where (more of) my peeps are! #
  • I have yet to reach the point where exercise feels good, but at least it feels better than no exercise. A walk in the Colorado twilight. #
  • damn, this Strengths Finder assessment is better than a horoscope #
  • argh. it’s midnight and tomorrow is Monday. Must. Stop. Now. #
  • RT @guardiantech: Can the web save Italy’s artisanal food producers? http://bit.ly/1SduaG #
  • @nonstick my major non-strength is ironing. Tho not too crazy about housecleaning, either. in reply to nonstick #
  • nothing like starting my day feeling stupid thanks to technology #
  • from the not-so-evil empire: Sara Ford’s Weblog : OSCON 2009: One of the greatest weeks in my Microsoft Career http://bit.ly/182bWU #
  • this performance map business is hard. Can’t we just say I do stuff superbly and leave it at that? #
  • item on FakeSteveJobs reminded me that somone had recently told me about this very funny video: http://bit.ly/1dLtW0 #
  • ooookkkkayyy… that is not the result I was expecting for that particular search. Apparently Google is omniscient. #
  • when a community (even of friends) is based around one personality, and that personality goes rogue, the whole community hurts #
  • @zephoria I hope that doesn’t translate into automatically assuming that older=rigid, in adaptable, etc. That’s not always the case in reply to zephoria #
  • @Roam2Rome enjoy your paleness now – 20 years from now people will be complimenting you on your youthful complexion. in reply to Roam2Rome #
  • @gpelz I’ve seen them fail twice at crucial moments, and been told that htey are not at all discriminating in the sound they pick up. in reply to gpelz #
  • @trine crazy. Life’s too short for conservative hair. in reply to trine #
  • …and I’m still looking for a sufficiently non-conservative hairdresser in Boulder/Denver area… #
  • @Kimbirly can”t DM if you’re not following me in reply to Kimbirly #
  • UStream doesn’t save chat streams for you. FAIL #
  • @lbridenne76 it’s really bad when you don’t know about that limitation in advance… #Ustream in reply to lbridenne76 #
  • @Roam2Rome worked for me: rarely tanned (just not capable), never smoked, drink lots of water. in reply to Roam2Rome #
  • two nights of inadequate sleep are catching up. But overall mood is… happy, actually. #
  • whoever invented various & noisy forms of motorized transport for the underage set should be shot. Forthwith. #
  • @DavidStrauss having trouble finding one as creative as the one I like in Austin. I came out looking like Hilary Clinton last time. in reply to DavidStrauss #
  • (nothing against Hilary, but her hairstyle is not for me) #
  • @msgilligan Anyone who thinks Hilary is a little old lady has another think coming. in reply to msgilligan #
  • Wow, slept the night through, which almost never happens naturally. Something new in my environment appears to be good for me. #
  • @briansolis your reference to “Deirdre and I” threw me there for a minute. I’m pretty sure the book I wrote wasn’t with you. ; ) in reply to briansolis #
  • @ThinGuy seems reasonable to me. Haven’t you ever wondered what the inside of a washing machine would feel like? in reply to ThinGuy #
  • like mother, like daughter: Ross is thinking seriously about going to Australia next (northern) winter, to work with horses. #
  • listening to a preso on career transition #
  • relieved to hear that the old “send your resume around” is out of style – it never worked for me #
  • what on this MacBook is snorting at me? #
  • oh, damn, the elevator pitch. My career/job doesn’t condense that well #
  • Req for feedback: I made up “social media producer” as part of my title. Is that instantly understandable? #
  • @bklein34 wrote: @DeirdreS It does: I tell stories with video. I tell them in a human way that makes tech come alive to broad audiences. And I innovate.
  • @bklein34 wow, thanks, I love that! Can I quote you? ; ) in reply to bklein34 #
  • @bklein34 wrote: @DeirdreS Of course! I think what you do is so amazing!
  • “keep your online presence professional”. Okay, as long as you don’t consider the Italian slang dictionary unprofessional… #
  • @c_bright “content” clarifies but also restricts. I’m both producing the content and managing/strategizing the whole, um, performance in reply to c_bright #
  • @bklein34 thanks! I do love it, so am working on getting to keep on doing it. in reply to bklein34 #
  • despite major life complications, feeling optimistic, even giddy. #
  • @c_bright Done right, social media can require quite a lot of production! What I’m Doing in Brisbane http://bit.ly/DdzAt #
  • @ethang don’t think I have a photo unless you’re in here somewhere, may have video – editing that soon http://bit.ly/19izB3 #
  • @ethang sorry, I only seem to have vid of you from the neck down… Vid of me would be great – it’s rare! in reply to ethang #
  • finally working on drafts of the FISL interviews (all in Br. Portugese) #
  • FT.com / Europe – “…the “system” in Italy, where businessmen pay women to entertain politicians.” http://bit.ly/FCytt #
  • guaranteed to raise a smile: http://bit.ly/1fg4zd – the music is Dhoom Tana from “Om Shanti Om” #
  • blog post: Reflections on My Career http://bit.ly/U8jWP #
  • @mjabali Thanks. If you find the model helpful, let me see what you do with it – I’d be curious to compare others. in reply to mjabali #
  • I would almost have to let this spammer slip by for being smart. #
  • weird. OGB meeting call kept getting “hello? hello?” interruptions in Spanish or Portugese. Who did they think they were calling? #
  • short on sleep again. It’s Thursday. #
  • trying to figure out how to get last.fm to actually play the song I want. The stuff they’re suggesting is good, but why be a tease about it? #
  • it’s Friday and things are a little weird. But I’m on vacation. That’s plus. #
  • it is so unlike me to lose things when I travel, but it’s been happening a lot lately. Damn. Gonna miss those Steve Madden gel flats. #
  • @jtroyer re UStream this might help, and there are a couple of other notes about UStream on my blog – Un Posto al Sole http://bit.ly/3W3VL #
  • @jeffreytaylor Can I just marry you? Oh, wait, I think you’re already taken. in reply to jeffreytaylor #
  • hitting the road that points west. Dillon CO tonight, after that no precise plans. Except to be largely offline. Ciao, tweeps! #
  • Picnic lunch before a hike on Dillon lake #

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  • 2 hr hike, HP6 (E hadn’t seen it), now dinner, soon sleep. Because that’s enough activity for a vac day! #
  • Damn. All the neighbors in Dillon sure are stingy with their wifi #
  • Vaca reading choices: the Penguin historyof the US, or The Virgin’s Lover (another Philippa Gregory Tudor potboiler). Hmm. #
  • Ross also saw HP6 this aft, says it was awesome in 3D Imax. I admit I spent most of my 2nd viewing thinking about other things. #
  • Both slept badly, maybe due to altitude and dryness. At least with jetlag E wakes up as early as I do so we’ll hit the road soon. #
  • Vail looks enough like Cortina that I don’t need to see any more. Not that I’ve spent a lot of time in Cortina. #
  • At 12095 ft Independence pass was too high for me – dizzy! #
  • Now in Aspen, another place for people with more money than sense, apparently. Must get a photo of Snark St – too appropriate for my mood. #

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  • @familyonbikes I wasn’t on a bike, fortunately. Doubt I’ll ever be on that kind if shape in reply to familyonbikes #
  • “you’re holding up better than any other 46 year old I know” is not the romantic compliment I was looking for. #

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The Twitter Diaries: 2009-06-14: CO

^ Colorado wildflower Eating at panera before dropping E at sfo and going on to sjc. Won’t see him til august # Now to prepare for speaking in Chicago and Porto Alegre # @lskrocki WTF? I didn’t know we got tornadoes in Colorado! in reply to lskrocki # made it to SJC in plenty of Read More…

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  • Eating at panera before dropping E at sfo and going on to sjc. Won’t see him til august #
  • Now to prepare for speaking in Chicago and Porto Alegre #
  • @lskrocki WTF? I didn’t know we got tornadoes in Colorado! in reply to lskrocki #
  • made it to SJC in plenty of time to not pay $54 extra (per hour!) on rental car. Got to security before I realized I still had the keys #
  • @pizzocalabro Brazil, New Zealand, and Australia – three new (to me) countries in one month! in reply to pizzocalabro #
  • Are You There God? It’s Me, Monica – http://bit.ly/u6Qou – ironically, I wrote about this years ago: http://bit.ly/rxbGa #
  • @lskrocki Humph. If I wanted tornadoes, I’d live in Kansas! in reply to lskrocki #
  • I am freakin’ flying home into tornadoes? Damn damn damn. I don’t scare easily on planes, but this might do it. #
  • @rosso harass them to give you credit and a link in reply to rosso #
  • yup, figured. Weather delay into Denver #
  • Landed dia. Hungry. Won’t make it home without food, not much there anyway. Hope we at least have milk for breakfast #
  • I’m in one of my moods when I can think of something snarky about everyone I see #
  • @nonstick those who work with me know that the key is to keep me fed. #
  • @dave_enz great thanks! I’ll book flights this week #
  • Spain’s El Pais deserves a medal for services to Italy #
  • oh, right, that’s what my Tivo was recording – the Tony Awards! Hope I recorded long enough, suspect not… #
  • Find someone NOT on Twitter who’s EVER heard of Laporte, Arrington, et al. If you can’t, then please stop tweeting about them. #
  • Who’s in/near Chicago? I’ll be speaking next week on UTILIZING SOCIAL MEDIA TOOLS TO BUILD ENGAGEMENT AND COMMUNITY http://bit.ly/39dP3Z #
  • frustrating to list 5 steps to get to the-thing-that-isn’t-working only to be told “It works for me” – by someone who has only done step 1 #
  • ps re the conference http://bit.ly/39dP3Z – I can offer a speaker discount, DM me for details. #
  • RT @plasticbagUK: great Twitter feature? Temporary mute. Like, “I don’t want to hear from this person for a couple of hours”. – YES! #
  • hmm. Got some great footage of the carpet at our OSUG bootcamp. We’ll pretend I was wrestling the union steward for control of my camera. #
  • @darrinschaos happy birthday to you, and to @jscusc ! in reply to darrinschaos #
  • Sunday Morning, Coming Down http://bit.ly/y5w19 #
  • so what’s the best travel pillow out there? #
  • @glynnfoster honestly not crazy about the new t-shirts. What has soccer/football got to do with OpenSolaris? in reply to glynnfoster #
  • what’s with the juvenile “first post!” crap? Maybe popular bloggers should automatically delete those. #
  • @alydenisof I believe we allow the faux Brits to use “twits” as more natural to them. in reply to alydenisof #
  • I wish the cos who spam me had a minimum grasp of demographic targeting. I have NO INTEREST in Miley Cyrus tickets, thx v much AmEx! #
  • @amber_benson amber_benson you’re welcome. You might remember my daughter: http://bit.ly/99e2K #
  • @katlemieux thanks. Sun does a lot with SL, but I haven’t gone back to it myself since way back when I first tried it. Too much overhead. #
  • @llcrowe thanks, but seems too bulky gien everything else I have to carry… in reply to llcrowe #
  • covering meetings for the boss this week. I’m learning a lot. I guess. #
  • RT @MMaryMary: I don’t leave people voicemail for the same reason that I don’t put back airline seat backs. – me, neither! #
  • I have HOW MANY more hours of meetings today? #
  • my head is going to explode, any minute now. #
  • @darrinschaos depends. You gonna make it worth my while? ; ) in reply to darrinschaos #
  • duplicating 250 USB sticks with video. The glamorous life of a social media guru… #
  • @llcrowe Sorry, by travel I meant one for use on the plane! Tho one for hotels would also be nice… in reply to llcrowe #
  • was pulling into the Wal-Mart parking lot (Broomfield) when the tornado siren went. Agh! Don’t let me be trapped in Wal-Mart! #
  • @bubbva fortunately, the siren didn’t last long. There was real nightmare potential there though in reply to bubbva #
  • I wish I could figure out how to turn off the FB “notifications” about horoscopes. Stop spamming me with rubbish I don’t believe in. #
  • phone conf today with my co-panelists from http://bit.ly/39dP3Z – we all have interesting stories to tell about enterprise social media #
  • wondering if I should just turn off comments on my personal blog. It’s almost all spammers these days. Clever ones, but still spammers. #
  • why does the same ticket cost $130 less on travelocity than purchasing directly from ba.com? #
  • @sogrady apparently, putting together an Airbus and having it STAY together are two different propositions. in reply to sogrady #
  • any opinions on orbitz vs expedia vs travelocity? #
  • @dreamofitaly wish I was seeing low prices on tickets FROM Italy. Any tips? in reply to dreamofitaly #
  • @ingenthr kayak is great for researching fares, but they actually send you to the other sites to buy in reply to ingenthr #
  • @dreamofitaly flights originating in Italy are more expensive, but the SAME flight costs $130 more from ba.com than from Expedia. Boh. in reply to dreamofitaly #
  • @travelocity you’re going to have to sell harder than that! Why are you better? in reply to travelocity #
  • @jailmedia fortunately, the individual in question (not my daughter!) has been released in reply to jailmedia #
  • @Cdash burning question: why can I set up auto-payment for my personal AmEx, but not for corporate? in reply to Cdash #
  • will be speaking in Wellington, NZ on Extending Conversations http://bit.ly/1QQAUt July 6-8 #
  • @MissExpatria Italian schoolchildren are graded on verbosity. Ross was never taught how to structure an essay, just to use fancy words. in reply to MissExpatria #
  • I really, really miss the great travel agent we had in Milan. She got us tons of great deals. But the agency went out of business. #
  • @lbridenne76 nah, just crushed by the global changes in the travel industry. How many travel agencies do you see around these days? in reply to lbridenne76 #
  • continuing to harass corp travel. My 5+ week trip just keeps getting more complicated (and more fun!) #
  • @cbs4denver experiences in Europe, esp. Ireland, show that a plastic bag tax encourages people to use reusable bags. Soon becomes a habit in reply to cbs4denver #
  • I still haven’t figured out who Gen Y and Gen X even are. Except that I don’t think I’m in either, and I don’t fit the profile of any… #
  • hmm. @ThinGuy says Gen Y was born post-boomer, pre-1980, @zenxacred says they were teens in late 90s/00s. I was born in 1962, grad 1981 #
  • OMFG. You have got to be kidding me. Please, someone tell me this is a cruel joke. #
  • videocameras manned by expensive union crews with NO F’IN TAPES IN THEM? I don’t know whether to weep or scream or just throw up. #
  • there are tapes after all. I can sleep. #
  • @davewiner gris gris gumbo ya ya, but apropos of what? He’s not dead, is he? in reply to davewiner #
  • is this is ad for an MMPORG or a steamy romance novel? I’m confused. #
  • Are you a student interested in high-performance computing? If so: it’s PARTY TIME! http://isc09studentparty.eventbrite.com/ #
  • new FB group name translates as “What else does Berlusconi have to do to change your mind? Screw your grandmother?” http://bit.ly/QgXhM #
  • @kbeninato @davewiner probably says a lot (weird) about my childhood that I could likely sing all of the Night Tripper album from memory in reply to kbeninato #
  • @kbeninato @davewiner & at the end of the live-action 101 Dalmatians, I mortified my daughter yelling in a Milan cinema: OMG it’s Dr. John! in reply to kbeninato #
  • @kbeninato glad you found me. I was born in NOLA, family there still, have not been back in ages. May make it, finally, in October. in reply to kbeninato #
  • covering for the boss today involves a FIVE HOUR meeting. I really don’t know how she does it. There must be secret executive stamina shots. #
  • OTOH, being in a videoconf room for 5 hrs means I won’t have to listen to the jackhammering outside my office window. #
  • bing search picks up my Tweets rather than content from the page they’re linking to. ??? search on “Italian slang” to see an example #
  • @italylogue I think I now qualify as a reverse expat. After 17 years in Italy, the US is in many ways a foreign country to me. in reply to italylogue #
  • @italylogue tons of articles in my head on moving back to the US, no time to write them! in reply to italylogue #
  • anybody in Chicago? I’ll be there Monday evening-Weds evening #
  • my good mood was more fragile than I’d thought. #
  • @nonstick can’t. The VP can see me on the videoconference. in reply to nonstick #
  • What’s more cruelly and stupidly ironic here? The event, or the comments speculating on why it occurred? http://bit.ly/AQmYb #
  • Indian colleges ban jeans to ‘protect’ girls http://bit.ly/Ouyjs – “eve teasing” happens to women in Indian clothing, too! #
  • “In Italy, the general assumption is that someone is guilty until proven innocent.” http://bit.ly/DzVlh – ? how do you explain Berlusconi? #
  • @kbeninato NOLA at Halloween wd be amazing, but I’ll be in Tuscon then in reply to kbeninato #
  • I need a hug #
  • thanks for the hugs, folks! Will that also work for margaritas? ; ) #
  • A parade of window cleaners passes. Wonder if they have trouble with the owls #
  • @dave_enz looks good! in reply to dave_enz #
  • @jeffreytaylor zoned printer cartridges? that is totally weird. What is their excuse? in reply to jeffreytaylor #
  • @jeffreytaylor but you told anyway. ; ) in reply to jeffreytaylor #
  • moving finished projects off my Mac and onto archive to make room for new video. Finally getting some use out of that Thumper I bragged on. #
  • Dinner: pasta with pesto the real Genovese way, with potatoes and green beans #
  • I’d be more excited about the upcoming weekend were it not for the suspicion that I’ll be doing a lot of work… #
  • @lskrocki thanks – and rather appropriate for me right now! in reply to lskrocki #
  • @ajkeen you paying the tickets? in reply to ajkeen #
  • @lskrocki actually, I was referring to the song. ; ) but, yes, people can be amazingly resilient. “Slumdog” was very true to life that way in reply to lskrocki #
  • @briansolis re Dell, so much for the theory that Twitter is “only for seduction, never for sex.” ; ) in reply to briansolis #
  • driving to work, “Chess” came up on my iPod shuffle (of ~10k songs). In my inbox an offer from Amazon for “Chess in Concert” DVD. Scary. #
  • ooh, wow – Chess in Concert looks great (okay, I’m a musicals geek) – I ordered it. http://bit.ly/ZdjYS #
  • seems unfair that anyone I follow is allowed to DM me, but I can’t DM them back unless they’re also following me. DM rights should be equal #
  • does anyone have a graphic showing locations of Sun offices worldwide? need urgently for a preso #
  • starting to make noise about the Sun videos we’ve been translating – http://bit.ly/1mMLR #
  • @sumaya The Economist. in reply to sumaya #
  • @c0t0d0s0 please help spread the word about Student Event at ISC – Eventbrite http://bit.ly/3YrAsv #
  • so far today: wkd on Chicago preso, discd FISL preso, edited & uploaded 1 OHAC video, lined up ~6 hrs of video for translation, tracked vids #
  • …and the very watery cup of coffee I just managed to brew is definitely not going to suffice #
  • @italylogue @divinacucina I always liked Milan, too. But had to leave before the pollution killed me (literally). in reply to italylogue #
  • RT @c0t0d0s0: just blogged: ISC’09 Student Event http://tinyurl.com/mp3h96 – Thanks! @templedf FYI #
  • @sumaya what will it be and when? #SocialYou in reply to sumaya #
  • @ThinGuy if they gave you a show, you would have to have an affair with your bodyguard in reply to ThinGuy #
  • @missbhavens depends whether you’re doing this way too seriously or not. I don’t recall taking more than a day or 2, only to meet visitors in reply to missbhavens #
  • I love working with engineers; their “just the facts” attitude suits me. #
  • @sumaya I’ll be in Brazil, presenting on videoblogging! #socialyou in reply to sumaya #
  • Presenting the New Toshiba OpenSolaris Laptops – Video http://bit.ly/4ibPlG #
  • Meet some OpenSolaris User Group Leaders – Video http://bit.ly/2rJb5 #
  • OMG how did I not know about this? Hysterical! http://bit.ly/11zb9w #
  • @reiger hopefully will see you at Usenix, if not before. in reply to reiger #
  • @sumaya well, hey, didn’t you go to Jordan or thereabouts? I was jealous then! #socialyou in reply to sumaya #
  • @lskrocki the comb-over is precisely intended to stop horrible embarrassments like mom kisses. in reply to lskrocki #
  • okay, so now I have http://www.facebook.com/deirdre.straughan – so what? #
  • @MissExpatria never used GoDaddy, but have been mostly happy with DreamHost for years in reply to MissExpatria #
  • I have so little influence over Google earnings on my site. Don’t have time to seek more direct ads, so far they find me. #
  • I should buy a better camera for this trip but don’t really want to spend right now, and don’t have time to do the research. #
  • @darrinschaos I have a point and shoot, plan to buy a DSLR later. I have to carry video equipment this trip anyway, so a big camera… nah in reply to darrinschaos #
  • is Twitter search broken? Looking for the live tweets we did at #ohac, get no results. #
  • hmm. Does Twitter search not have an archive beyond ten days? just-now tweet with #ohac shows up, dozens of tweets from May 31 do not. #
  • mini bulldozer being used to spread dirt – job cd be done quietly, cheaply, without pollution using a wheelbarrow and a shovel! #
  • @davest now I’m even sadder I can’t be there! in reply to davest #
  • @stoweboyd @jeffreytaylor should dine with you and cool people. in reply to stoweboyd #
  • saw “Up” today. Lovely, but opening seq made me want to shout: “If you have a dream, bloody well pursue it NOW!” You never know. #
  • Calacanis must be pissed: “his search engine, Malaho” http://bit.ly/9XW4A Thought the NYT had fact-checkers, or at least spell checkers. #

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The Twitter Diaries: 2009-05-17: CO

ooh, Wanda – great crack about Palin. http://bit.ly/oogZd # How can CEOs understand social technologies? “”People don’t relate to companies, they relate to people.”” http://bit.ly/BfNfz +1 # @giovanni I suspect that anyone of intern age could teach *us* social media skills. My daughter had >2 million page views before age 17. in reply to giovanni Read More…

  • ooh, Wanda – great crack about Palin. http://bit.ly/oogZd #
  • How can CEOs understand social technologies? “”People don’t relate to companies, they relate to people.”” http://bit.ly/BfNfz +1 #
  • @giovanni I suspect that anyone of intern age could teach *us* social media skills. My daughter had >2 million page views before age 17. in reply to giovanni #
  • Papi Silvio ‘to fix up’ teen model as MP – Times Online http://bit.ly/SUKqY – anyone still wondering why I wanted my daughter out of Italy? #
  • “publish at a future date” does not work consistently on my WP blog. Any suggestions why? #
  • my mother irritates me most when she reminds me – wincingly – of myself. #
  • must install Google Earth to see what waypoints lie between Porto Alegre, Brazil, and Brisbane, Australia. Yes, it’s a very weird itinerary. #
  • @penelopetrunk I would hope that for stay-at-home moms the sex, at least, is shared in reply to penelopetrunk #
  • Porto Alegre – Santiago – Auckland – Brisbane. Hmm. What friends do I have in those places? (Woodstockers in all of them almost a given.) #
  • @missbhavens OMG talk about nostalgia! in reply to missbhavens #
  • @gpelz yeah, but using it to illustrate how 40-somethings are too old for the brave new world of social media – ouch! in reply to gpelz #
  • @mjabali I’m looking forward to it, believe me! in reply to mjabali #
  • JRuby, Rails, and GlassFish Bootcamp – San Francisco, May 19/20, 2009 http://bit.ly/pwPuA – Day 1 is free! #
  • to quote Pogo: gloom, doom, and rumors of boom. #
  • House season finale, and a beer. #
  • @DonMacAskill been thinking that for a while. I do video – I need big, secure storage! But I’m not a sysadmin. I need it to be easy. in reply to DonMacAskill #
  • @RealShamu thanks for the hat. Gotta love the geek element of receiving a Twitter hat from a cetacean in reply to RealShamu #
  • OpenSolaris at C1 West – http://bit.ly/6kl7N – all about Developing On and In OpenSolaris, Managing it & Deploying it in your datacenter #
  • @RealShamu something around 100k I think in reply to RealShamu #
  • applying brand-new Final Cut knowledge (thanks, Lynda.com!) to large, urgent video projects. My brain hurts. #
  • just planned an itinerary that maxed out AmEx’s system for segments #
  • time to go get vaccinated. I think I forgot my Hepatitis boosters after 10 years. Love that it’s no longer gamma globulin every 3 mos. #
  • @webmink re WSJ on acquisition, somehow it doesn’t feel like much of a party to me… in reply to webmink #
  • took roomie’s dogs for a walk, they damn nearly pulled my arms off. Now trying to summon the energy to make dinner. Then a t-shirt imprint #
  • @SaraD @Silona you shoulda seen the bloggers alias go to town on this one. One idea was to put the same logo on shorts for men… in reply to SaraD #
  • turns out I didn’t need any vaccinations. Didn’t realize the Hep vaccines I got in ’96 are good for life. I love advances in medicine #
  • @sogrady possibly horse over a shorter distance, camel over the longer haul. in reply to sogrady #
  • @pizzocalabro finish it. it’s easy, life-long prevention, and hepatitis is really no fun (seen a lot of it). in reply to pizzocalabro #
  • RT @lskrocki: -1 to the Twitter replies change. +1 for a rollback: http://bit.ly/yUooo #Fixreplies – agree! #
  • Achille Compagnoni, first on top of K2, dead at 94 – the mountaineers who don’t die out there tend to live long – http://bit.ly/CNXRB #
  • the blog comments spammers are creative, but not very smart. #
  • @Penguin congrats! I look forward to many cool stickers in reply to Penguin #
  • @zappos I know several people who would happily swim in the sea of shoes. Can I send my daughter along? in reply to zappos #
  • @DavidHowell ugh. roomie also selling her house, but not many viewers yet and so far not too inconvenient, except keeping house superclean in reply to DavidHowell #
  • playing travel agent… again… #
  • No Lost spoilers, please! I may some day get around to catching up on the 2 years I’ve missed… #
  • @jdlasica thanks for the link on TED translations. Hoping to do similar for Sun videos. in reply to jdlasica #
  • sorting out a complex summer of travel which starts… this Sunday. If this is my last hurrah, I #
  • Sorting out a complex summer of travel starting… Sunday. If this is my last hurrah in this job, I am damn well going out with a bang! #
  • @c0t0d0s0 are you coming to C1/J1? #
  • how is it that airlines still get away with charging 150% more for a one-way international flight as for the round trip? #
  • hey you Italy-dwellers – any tips for cheaper flights FROM Italy to the US? I keep seeing great offers, but when I go to book it ain’t cheap #
  • getting my hair done this aft. Whaddya think – more pink? (makes me easy to identify in a crowd, except at SxSW) #
  • @italylogue Portrait in Pink http://bit.ly/k8vFS in reply to italylogue #
  • can’t figure out how to change the serial # on one of my copies of Final Cut Express (yes, I have two legal copies and a legit reason!) #
  • ♫ you can talk, you can bicker, you can talk, you can bicker… you can talk all you wanna, but it’s different than it was ♫ #
  • @rosso many Italians find Americans speaking Italian hilarious. Not subtle about letting you know it. #
  • @rosso if an Albanian/Italian “star” of Big Brother Albania named Bjordi is there, say hi – he’s a friend of Ross’ in reply to rosso #
  • results of a country road crash I saw yesterday: cute little sports car in bad shape, barely a dent on the old pickup it hit. Hmm. #
  • @seancarlos @rosso since my accent is good, they remarked on my “very correct, but very Anglo-Saxon” Italian. I guess that’s a compliment #
  • @Farestore hmm. how much is that “non-refundable service fee” ? in reply to Farestore #
  • My aunt H in hosp w perforated intestine. Damn damn damn. #
  • @deirdresm so far, so good – surgeons happier today than yesterday. Dunno yet what caused it in the first place, but scary in reply to deirdresm #
  • @ceri re wedding that is indeed weird. Can’t think it bodes well for the marriage. in reply to ceri #
  • RT @drhorrible: Keeping fingers crossed for Dollhouse. – Me, too. Not perfect, but I still want to know where it’s going. #dollhouse #
  • @monkchips “stop, think, edit” ?? what kind of old-school thinking is that? <grin> in reply to monkchips #
  • @feliciaday oh, very cool! Now we can see where Joss means to go with all those moral ambiguities, right? Congrats to you all! #dollhouse in reply to feliciaday #
  • by the sound of it, teenage neighbors are having a party. Are their parents out of town? #
  • working on posting my updated resume on my new WP site. Wondering if all the mommy ads that BlogHer serves are a hindrance. #
  • @ElisaC as in ad style or as in category? my blog is in their travel category, but the ads all seem to be consumer products and mom stuff in reply to ElisaC #
  • @ElisaC I can’t see any way to get specific with BlogHer. My “blog about” settings were previously “world” and “travel,” I changed to “tech” in reply to ElisaC #
  • @plasticbagUK Qwitter works very erratically. You don’t hear from them for months, then there’s a storm, all triggered by the same tweet? in reply to plasticbagUK #
  • @ElisaC thanks, I did. Looked all over the profile, only choices it gives are on ad format (eg flyout or not), not content. in reply to ElisaC #
  • need help designing something like this http://bit.ly/11F5xb – easy, cheap, fun to build, but can’t hurt anybody (ie no skewers for ammo!) #
  • @Boh non mi stupisce che Tucci avesse pochi amici! in reply to Boh #
  • don’t know if it’s allergies kicking my butt or simple exhaustion. And I have to get on a plane tomorrow… #
  • @ElisaC thanks, I saw that, but it doesn’t seem like it’ll do what I want. I may just give up on BlogHer. All the ads are so… girly. in reply to ElisaC #
  • almost forgot about my early excursion into Web 2.0 design: Roxio and Our Customers: Let’s Talk http://bit.ly/157q36 #
  • Moving my resumé to WP was a lot of work – had to also move all the collateral, and pare rotten links. But it’s done: http://bit.ly/V9OUa #
  • @carolross what does the guy do with job candidates who don’t play pool? in reply to carolross #
  • @NathanFillion looking forward to seeing you back. in reply to NathanFillion #
  • @om sounds to me like it was made FROM Bollywood – quite a few nods to AR Rahman in there in reply to om #
  • This one’s for my Sun peeps, but others will find it useful… » Transitioning Your Online Identity http://bit.ly/D87rx #

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