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The Twitter Diaries: 2009-05-10: CO

RT @neilhimself: http://bit.ly/dR4Yv for mothers and daughters on Mother’s Day (okay, it’s a week early…) # Googling “what is the purpose of conversation?” gives a lot of answsers about… conservation. # RT @nytimes: Berlusconi’s Wife Seeks a Divorce http://bit.ly/bHreD Can the country divorce him, too? # can’t figure out with Tweetdeck: how to follow someone Read More…

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

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The Twitter Diaries: 2009-05-03: CO

@plasticbagUK iphone games a great antidotevto flight boredom # swine flu being overplayed in world media? Friend of Ross afraid to visit from Italy # my mental health is better when I stay away from the news. I think the media is too reactive to its own feedback loops # if Enrico wasn’t leaving tomorrow, Read More…

  • @plasticbagUK iphone games a great antidotevto flight boredom #
  • swine flu being overplayed in world media? Friend of Ross afraid to visit from Italy #
  • my mental health is better when I stay away from the news. I think the media is too reactive to its own feedback loops #
  • if Enrico wasn’t leaving tomorrow, I might kill him. But I’m also very sad that he’s leaving tomorrow. #
  • @ingenthr saw a headline: “Merger advice: work hard, toot your horn.” Which kinda falls into the “well, duh” category, but true… in reply to ingenthr #
  • dammit, I did NOT order snow #
  • just registered for CommunityOne http://tinyurl.com/dxt25q – see you there! #
  • if swine flu = bad flu followed by bronchitis or pneumonia, several people I know have already had it this winter. And survived. #
  • @jowyang is there that much social media experience to be found in corporations? in reply to jowyang #
  • selling a house is an enormous PITA, esp when it’s not even my house and all I stand to gain is suddenly being forced to move somewhere else #
  • wishing spring would get here, I’m ordering prints of photos I took of the flowers in my Italian garden #
  • just posted “Video: Shooting Presentations” http://tinyurl.com/c7wq4a #
  • @dfugate please tell me more about this media analysis. Sounds like something I could use. in reply to dfugate #
  • @steveswrong Ryanair boss makes famously offensive pronouncements and revels in the PR. #swineflu in reply to steveswrong #
  • testing video subtitles, not sure it’s working consistently. If you’ve got a minute, have a look at http://blogs.sun.com/video/entry/test2 #
  • @dfugate hmm. it’d be interesting to do that exercise on some of my stuff and see how it compares in reply to dfugate #
  • LinkedIn’s categories – # Colleague, # Colleague, # Colleague, # Colleague – are far from covering every situation. #
  • @SteveEdiger thanks, good to confirm that it’s not just me in reply to SteveEdiger #
  • @davewiner OMG I just died and went to heaven: Hugh Jackman is on Twitter. (Actually, heaven would involve being rather closer than Twitter) in reply to davewiner #
  • @timfoster if it’s a matter of funding… or is it time? in reply to timfoster #
  • hats already worn this morning: video producer/directory, event manager, OGB secretary, and mom/counsellor. I can has nap now? #
  • @sumaya hell no, in fact scheduling more travel #SwineFlu in reply to sumaya #
  • an exciting view of BRM courtyard. Watch closely, you might see a bunny (Broadcasting live at http://ustre.am/2Nba) #
  • is this thing on? http://tinyurl.com/cth26p #
  • @sumaya should I be worried that haven’t heard of most of those Twitter matrix people? in reply to sumaya #
  • @rosso congrats on the new digs. Wherebouts? in reply to rosso #
  • @davest <wince> I hope it’s not malaria, that’s serious stuff in reply to davest #
  • @randybias no in reply to randybias #
  • maybe I should seek a job doing social media for Fiat’s push into the US. I’m uniquely qualified for it. #
  • how much time every day do I waste typing logins & passwords? there’s got to be a better way #
  • @elliottkember not a Cray, but you might be able to make use of http://www.tacc.utexas.edu/ in reply to elliottkember #
  • @davest good luck. Wouldn’t want you having anything serious. Swine flu is a walk in the park compared to malaria. in reply to davest #
  • a president who can pronounce “Pakistan” correctly – wow! #
  • … and journalists who can’t pronounce Iraq. It’s not eye-RACK, people!! #
  • @jowyang yeah, I’ve been having trouble with Tweetdeck, too in reply to jowyang #
  • @webmink have no fear, Fox News will get there… in reply to webmink #
  • we all want the universe to validate our choices. I’d settle for not having to EXPLAIN mine over and over. #
  • I still fail to understand how “swine” flu is different from/worse than what several colleagues have already had this winter. #
  • thought I was going to use Tweetie to manage the OGB account, but it now refuses to authorize even one user. Boh. #
  • travel nailed down for next week’s trip to MPK, arrive early early Wednesday, leave late Thursday, to film the Crossbow team. #
  • @MissExpatria probably funny, I like Amanpour, but I watch little TV and almost no ads in reply to MissExpatria #
  • @davewiner stay off the subways = many more cars on the street = global warming. We can’t win for losing. in reply to davewiner #
  • …to say nothing of his effect on women’s equality: http://tinyurl.com/cq36bd #
  • unresolved conflict hangs over me like a personal thundercloud. Gets old. #
  • met with speakers in the “Managing OpenSolaris” track at C1, to smooth edges, prevent overlaps, find synergies. Looking good! #
  • @jowyang but, as I’ve said before: on Twitter, we don’t HAVE to listen to the marketers and celebrities. Unless we want to. in reply to jowyang #
  • At CO Women’s Chamber of Commerce awards of dinner. Ball gowns surprised me. #
  • I admire about Americans that they are not afraid to try anything #
  • @robinbloor re. Fox news – can we hope that they’re the first to go? #swineflu in reply to robinbloor #
  • my usually quiet Friday is suddenly full of meetings. One is 2.5 hours. How do execs have the stamina? #
  • If big media have nothing better to do than report on who walks the president’s goddamned DOG, they DESERVE to lose their jobs. #
  • why does the MacBook Air download (FTP) 60x faster than the Pro? same office, same network, same server. what am I missing? #
  • @shawnferry figured out it was SFTP vs http://FTP. Don’t even know what SFTP means (apparently “Slow FTP”), let alone how I managed to set it. in reply to shawnferry #
  • @davewiner of course the UI in the Twitter movie will look nothing like real-life Twitter in reply to davewiner #
  • @Elskede layover in what airport? in reply to Elskede #
  • want a Twitter feature to filter out sports. Love you all, but really, really DON’T care about any of that stuff. #
  • @KathySierra we had a horse that was a meta-thinker: “Do I actually care about being on the other side of the jump? No. You go. Without me.” #
  • @sumaya I’ve been saying for years that I want a “filter out Michael Jackson, Paris Hilton, etc.” option in Google News. Nothing yet. in reply to sumaya #
  • @KathySierra http://www.beginningwithi.com/aboutme/rosshamish.htm in reply to KathySierra #
  • RT: Vote for @Silona’s idea on @citability http://is.gd/vxii – it just makes sense #
  • entering contributor grants for OpenSolaris communities. Now I remember how much I dislike CLIs.No, I am not an uber-geek. #
  • at least I already know how to use Bugzilla #
  • @jeffreytaylor there’s never any harm in a sincere compliment, and often a lot of good. in reply to jeffreytaylor #
  • @ckoontz I was fine doing all video editing in Windows XP/Vista w/ $99 Roxio VideoWave. Only switched to fit in with Sun colleagues in reply to ckoontz #
  • @davest That was fun. So far no one has taken me up on suggestion of Bollywood dance instruction for C1 this year. Damn. in reply to davest #
  • @jeffreytaylor ooh, can I come have breakfast at your house? #waronfrenchpastry in reply to jeffreytaylor #
  • @sumaya would be nice to share ideas with similar activites we’re doing for C1 OpenSolaris in reply to sumaya #
  • @hemantmehta go for broke! Do them all at once (I recommend the bathtub if that includes sleeping) in reply to hemantmehta #
  • @jeffreytaylor FYI will be back on SFO May 29-Jun 4 for conferences, Enrico in tow. fwing wkd we’ll go to Santa Cruz or something in reply to jeffreytaylor #
  • @sumaya yes, love to if I can. pls email details #CommunityOne in reply to sumaya #
  • ooh, Woodstock alum (staff) has a new website: http://vancegeorge.com/ #
  • I’ve been asked to talk to colleagues about social media next week. Have a feeling half the session will end up being about Twitter #
  • @avinashkaushik I used to have pet goats in Bangladesh. When they escaped into the garden, they ate the flowers, but not the vegetables. in reply to avinashkaushik #
  • real estate agent, claiming to practice Feng Shui, moved the sofa perpendicular to the TV. And I’m supposed to watch TV how? #
  • @lskrocki she left the TV, just made it exercise to watch it – have to move the friggin’ sofa! in reply to lskrocki #
  • @plasticbagUK you must be in the wrong hotel. The one where I stayed in Bangalore had breakfast of at least four different nations in reply to plasticbagUK #
  • Freedom House classifies Italy as only “partly free” (in terms of press/media) Repubblica.it (in Italian) http://bit.ly/UX2sC #
  • @ElaineEllis I’m kinda baffled by the insistence of most American women upon changing their names on marriage http://bit.ly/mJWAP in reply to ElaineEllis #
  • @DavidHowell actually, sushi is amazingly good with french fries in reply to DavidHowell #
  • @DavidHowell accidental discovery due to proximity of sushi bar & coffee shop in a hotel, colleague who doesn’t like fish ordered a burger in reply to DavidHowell #
  • @DavidHowell the sushi crowd ate all his fries and ordered more. It was amazing. Tempura doesn’t do it. in reply to DavidHowell #
  • re. Dollhouse, remember: Joss is always going to f*ck with you. Always. #
  • interesting week on Twitter. An orca sends me a hat, and I’m comparing notes with a dog about goats. And let’s not forget the blue whale #
  • Saturday morning writing fever. I do enjoy this. Time to go eat breakfast and let the article rest a bit. #
  • better late than never: “SxSWi Report: Designing for the Wisdom of Crowds” http://bit.ly/SMjIL #
  • ps http://bit.ly/SMjIL contains some thoughts of my own on how video helps build community #
  • @SteveEdiger Powazek wasn’t my video, SxSWi do their own. I’m puzzled that they didn’t put the slides in (as I would have) – you need both! in reply to SteveEdiger #
  • NSFW LOL (via Picture is Unrelated): http://tinyurl.com/dgnx3x #
  • Hmm. Never knew Japan’s caste system was based on the same uncleannes-of-death prejudices as India’s http://bit.ly/UAgUf #
  • @amandachapel “#SOBCon FYI… Social Media represents < .5% of all marketing spend.” #SOBCon – partly bucz excluding salaries, it’s cheap! in reply to amandachapel #
  • Down To Business: Are Execs Twittering Their Time Away? — Social Networking — InformationWeek http://bit.ly/GO29S #
  • @davest shes’ got your lovely, generous smile in reply to davest #
  • Denver/Boulder area tweeps: looking for a sylist who’s good with short, fine hair – and coloring it pink, of course! #
  • @Cdash re waking up to watch him run – if that’s not devotion, I don’t know what is! in reply to Cdash #
  • RT @jeffreytaylor: Never ceases to make me chuckle. http://twurl.nl/cnlmmj – “Maude” was an early influence on me (does it show?) #
  • @timbray so much Chrstian iconography & myth is about torture, maybe people get inured to it? in reply to timbray #

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The Twitter Diaries: 2009-04-26: CO

contemplating 25 (now 27) years online: http://tinyurl.com/c2dund # @timfoster sorry to miss you in MPK this week. Will you be back for C1? in reply to timfoster # @ElaineEllis how to start on Doors Open Denver? Not clear on the site. in reply to ElaineEllis # @davewiner I suspect Twitter is so short-staffed they don’t Read More…

  • contemplating 25 (now 27) years online: http://tinyurl.com/c2dund #
  • @timfoster sorry to miss you in MPK this week. Will you be back for C1? in reply to timfoster #
  • @ElaineEllis how to start on Doors Open Denver? Not clear on the site. in reply to ElaineEllis #
  • @davewiner I suspect Twitter is so short-staffed they don’t have time or expertise for good curatorship. in reply to davewiner #
  • @davidorban ANSA also takes down old articles = lots of link rot on my site. Managgia! in reply to davidorban #
  • @ajkeen lots of sites do that “you’re in x, therefore you must speak xian” thing. Drives me batty. in reply to ajkeen #
  • @ElaineEllis thx, had to get the map first, but figured that out. Legs hurt. in reply to ElaineEllis #
  • OMFG #
  • @baratunde male-female diffs in conversational styles take a lot of managing and awareness. Women generally don’t interrupt, men do. in reply to baratunde #
  • @nonstick better hope MIL never gets on Twitter. There’s always that risk… in reply to nonstick #
  • RT @deirdrewalsh http://myparentsjoinedfacebook.com/ – thanks, my daughter will love that one! #
  • @lbridenne76 you say that as if Coronas would be a drawback. in reply to lbridenne76 #
  • @zalez is there an online agenda for the meetings? #oracle #Munich #OpenSolaris in reply to zalez #
  • @jeffreytaylor as if required nudity and multiple showers are a bad thing? in reply to jeffreytaylor #
  • The death of 1000 reports on cuts: all this analysis is painful when it’s YOUR blood that may be on the street. #
  • Severgnini severo: http://tinyurl.com/d5r3lo (wish I could translate into English, he may do it himself) #
  • Uspo won’t deliver to my house so standing in line to pick up a registered letter. Augh #
  • The nice thing about twitter is: if you’re not interested in someone, YOU DON’T HAVE TO FOLLOW THEM #
  • “Carrie Prejean was neck-in-neck with winner Miss North Carolina…” Neck IN neck? Ouch! Fox News has no copyeditors, evidently. #
  • @italylogue there are a few Roman swear words in my Italian slang pages, and a few other dialects here and there #
  • @NatHistoryWhale hey, a friend of mine was very likely the editor of that video, whatever it is. in reply to NatHistoryWhale #
  • power nap on the boss’ sofa was good but not sufficient. More sleep at night would be nice, hard to achieve these days. #
  • @c0t0d0s0 speaking of important things, we’re still looking for suggestions on venue(s) for a student event in Hamburg on June 21st in reply to c0t0d0s0 #
  • @c0t0d0s0 “too expensive” is relative, but we don’t know how many people yet. Are German universities in session then? in reply to c0t0d0s0 #
  • FISL proposal drafted, C1 OpenSolaris schedule filling in… I’m starting to feel on top of my workload. I must be forgetting something. #
  • @thepartycow look up my buds at TVBLOB and let me know what you think. It’s cool technology. (I used to work on it.) in reply to thepartycow #
  • Google Profile both pointless and impossible for me. My name is unique, and my life doesn’t fit in little boxes. #
  • http://twitpic.com/3qhf5 – ROTFL – Google thinks I’m all about the Italian seduction! #
  • @ranaban the idea seems to be to uniquely identify you, so Google Profile might actually help in your case in reply to ranaban #
  • @jimgris re Community Leadership conf, looks as if as lot of us ought to. in reply to jimgris #
  • @rosso $%^#$%^$%^ ma sono diventati pazzi? Gelato is made to walk around with, that’s why it’s in a cone. And the stores are so tiny! in reply to rosso #
  • RT @rosso http://tinyurl.com/cby6do It’s now illegal to eat gelato on the streets in Lombardy. WTF? #
  • @shawnferry no you don’t, just use the password in reply to shawnferry #
  • at least this wait music is better than the stuff we hear while waiting for AT&T con calls to start #
  • @jimgris I’ve put it on the calender, in between Australia and OSCON… in reply to jimgris #
  • @alice my favorite charity http://sageprogram.org/ – teaching kids to be global citizens in MANY senses of the term #
  • @SteveEdiger see http://blog.alice.com/ – it’s a chance to have them give $25 to the charity of your choice in reply to SteveEdiger #
  • turning off the lights in Sun offices for Earth Day today is not, psychologically, a great idea. #
  • @StorageMonkeys black humor is my specialty. <wry grin> in reply to StorageMonkeys #
  • @plasticbagUK it is best to be cautious; most travelers are clueless and tropical diseases are v real. Malaria prevention also a good idea in reply to plasticbagUK #
  • corporate survival strategies: Eric gave me a slice of panettone, then I scavenged sandwiches left over from a meeting. #
  • @plasticbagUK don’t be overconfident. Dengue fever will walk right thru your vaccinations and kick your ass in reply to plasticbagUK #
  • just posted: Capturing Good Sound for Video http://tinyurl.com/dkkwwe #
  • anyone know of a way to track statistical trends in Twitter topics? e.g. for specific keywords #
  • @sumaya hmm. I need a way to track specific and not enormously popular topics e.g. Solaris Cluster in reply to sumaya #
  • @ckoontz thanks for the tips, though the topics I’m searching on are too obscure to really be on the radar on these svcs in reply to ckoontz #
  • and the prize for “most stupidly obvious headline” goes to: “Changes may be ahead for Sun Microsystems workers after Oracle buyout” #
  • @missbhavens umm… together? in reply to missbhavens #
  • @AmandaLorenzani good books I’m reading recently: Blink, God is Not Great, Nation, anything else Pratchett in reply to AmandaLorenzani #
  • recommendations for managing multiple twitter accounts? #
  • @ben I now have two Macs. And my old Dell laptop. in reply to ben #
  • @jowyang I love animals, but have a hard time with people acting as if they’re children. Plenty of real human children need love and money. in reply to jowyang #
  • @DonMacAskill you were great at the OpenStorage Summit, nice buildup to a Cinderella story. Kept us hooked, waiting for the outcome. in reply to DonMacAskill #
  • oh, right, today is Bring Your Kid to work day. My work was mostly at home when Ross was small, she learned the Internet sitting at my elbow #
  • @DonMacAskill you’ll be great. I’d recommend you as a speaker anytime (and I spend a lot of my life at conferences these days…) in reply to DonMacAskill #
  • okay, so I downloaded Tweetie. It’s pretty, but I can’t see how to use it with multiple accounts, and the user manual is “coming soon.” #
  • found the add account feature in Tweetie, but it doesn’t work (authentication error). And I’m not the only one. Still need a solution. #
  • ♫ “Who are going to meet their fate in a highly nervous state (tarantara tarantara tarantara)…” ♫ #
  • ♫ “…but of course it would be wise not to carp or criticise (tarantara tarantara tarantara)…” ♫ #
  • @jowyang re. JetBlue, they’re doin’ it right where it counts: on the plane. e.g. free movies when the TV wasn’t working. in reply to jowyang #
  • @DonMacAskill so how did it go? in reply to DonMacAskill #

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