Monthly Archives: July 2010

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-07-25

  • amazing that I can download dmb boots almost as fast a local copy. bit torrent + fios is where its at. #
  • Got a few things done, but planned to do more. Don't feel too bad because I still didn't manage to sneak in a nap. #
  • RT @zeldman: Hobo Matt is walking from Rockaway Beach NY to Rockaway Beach OR, taking pix along the way. http://j.mp/b0lrez #
  • jonesing for some pretzels. that pretzel guy better be at the farmers market today. just sayin… #
  • RT @thomasfuchs: RT @nevenmrgan: Turns out no matter how you hold the Nexus One, it gets discontinued after six months. #
  • annoyed that the most useful part of the weather.com local page (the radar map) is always the last part to load. #
  • vnc over ssh is pretty slick. pcanywhere? who needs it? #
  • slightly frightened how many typos in my emails as of late. a mind is a terrible thing to waste. #
  • The Count Censored Video http://bit.ly/avWSoK #
  • RT @mikeroweworks: We think Mike would be reluctant to push this but we think everyone should hear it. http://bit.ly/aaVfZV #
  • World Cup fans and great cats: together in vuvuzela disdain http://bit.ly/9dpOFw #
  • before I forget again, awesome burrito for lunch at http://lataqueriagrill.com today #
  • found and fixed 2 crazy complicated to reproduce bugs. brain fried. #
  • paying bills. found memories of having disposable income. #
  • beep beep beep. backing up boots with my fancy rosewill bare drive dock. still reminds me of a toaster. #
  • ha! only 12.4Gb to go. #
  • RT @johncmayer: I like playing the Today Show as much as I dislike waking up to play the Today Show. That is to say very, very much. #
  • oh meld… have you told you yet today how much I love you? xoxo. #
  • RT@thegizwiz: RackTrap.Undercover police operation? No,it's a safe pocket 2 hide, cash, keys, in a bra. http://bit.ly/bRBYgu JockTrap next? #
  • handy perl function of the day? splice. http://perldoc.perl.org/functions/splice.html #
  • easily rip elements out of the middle of an array. #
  • RIP Daniel Schorr http://n.pr/bDX7Vy #
  • Give that last link a listen, he had a pretty amazing career. Didn't know he sang on stage with Frank Zappa! #
  • A great northern pizza for our regular saturday night visit. #
  • One sauced buffalo and one steakhouse special. Yum! #
  • Jilly trying hurry up some teeth so can enjoy the pizza too. Probably getting sick of mush everyday #

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-07-18

  • Another long day. Ran out to Utica to watch boilermaker and ran about a zillion errands. #
  • Btw- watching the boilermaker is about a tenth as fun as running hit. #
  • So happy that Larry stopped mid race for a hello and handshake. He's still my idol! #
  • Minor heart attack when MacBook harddrive didn't wanna spin up after a sleep. Ironically, I was just about to run my weekly backup. #
  • Thankfully, a quick reboot brought it back from the edge. Phew! #
  • rocking out some Ted Nugent. fond memories of seeing him live @ SPAC opening for KISS, way back in 2000. #
  • well, whatdya know? a queen bed is just longer than a full size. so my rail conversion earlier was a pointless exercise. #
  • wallet lighter after appropriate rails acquired from salesperson at raymour and flanagan who first insisted they didn't sell them separately #
  • guess I get to see what its like to sleep in our own guest bed. wonder if that room comes with free continental breakfast in the morning? #
  • enjoying dave and tim show from 7/6. dave is very chatty. like him saying 'some of you guys drink a little too much.' #
  • RT @kevinrose: OMG… the old spice guy is stalking me.. ha'!! http://bit.ly/dubERh #
  • think my mac is on the way out. now the optical drive is on the fritz. oh well, it probably doesn't owe me much at this point anyway. #
  • RT @donttrythis: Jewel is awesome. Funnyordie brilliant prank: http://bit.ly/996T31 (favorite part is guy who yells "JEWEL!!" at 5:30 #
  • weird al biopic? http://FunnyOrDie.com/m/3r9l #
  • RT @codinghorror: "My mother used to bake bacon in brown sugar. Result: candied bacon, possibly the most deadly food product on the planet." #
  • Super Mario on Violin http://bit.ly/cfd2VX (with sound effects) #
  • gtd video game? http://www.epicwinapp.com/ (via @simplebits) #
  • Survey Says: Selenium by a Nose for Most Popular Test Framework http://bit.ly/d0dD6I (and perl is most popular test language) #
  • Forgot how fun the tour de France is to watch. Think they've got some new camera trick; feels like you're riding along… Cool! #
  • new mattress and box spring pretty tall. Kinda like sleeping on a skyscraper. comfy none-the-less. #
  • git is good. branch per feature or bug fix rocks. #
  • Boilermaker 2010 Party: Time lapse http://youtu.be/3IzHvm83v4s #
  • one more day till the weekend, can we make it? #
  • reviewed Asics GEL-Kushon TR Cross Training Shoes (For Men) at Sierra Trading Post – http://bit.ly/ahyHXr #
  • A zillion errands run already. Only about a million to go. #
  • Survived a 21 person wait at the barbershop. Mainly because they had good air conditioning. #
  • The peanut fried after a big poop. Enjoying a nice nappy now. #

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-07-11

  • another cool "partners' desk" in action http://bit.ly/b8ve28 #
  • Amazing Stairs! http://bit.ly/ciI4Hs #
  • futzing around on the interwebs a bit whilst the peanut and the mrs. take a little nappy. #
  • bought a new mattress and box spring. 66% off. does anybody ever pay retail prices for beds? #
  • hoping I can get away with just adding a center support to my existing bed rails. going from full to queen… #
  • Win a new Canon 5D MK II or $2500 of photo scans from @scancafe & Scott Bourne. Pls RT. Info at: http://bit.ly/9FxEUA #
  • RT @amazonmp3: 7/4 Daily Deal: 30 Ted Nugent songs for $.76: http://amzn.to/beTm6g how can one resist? #
  • fyi all beer fans. wegmans has build your own 6 packs with an assortment of about 60 brews. saranac, sam adams, magic hat, many others $8.99 #
  • Holy crap it was hot today. First time running the house a/c this year. Crap supposed to even hotter in the next few days. #
  • RT @MrTeller: Did "Shaq Vs." tonight. Huge crowd, great fun. Shaq has three bodyguards. I don't have any. He seemed worried about me. #
  • Found footage: Creating photorealistic portraits with a finger and an iPad http://bit.ly/dgViVa #
  • I've got that Brushes app for iPod Touch. Now, I just need some time and talent. #
  • Finger painting on the iPad http://bit.ly/aMsGTo (this one with live model, very interesting) #
  • ok. ajax history isn't hard after a little missing around. #
  • scrolling a DIV to certain point on the other hand. slightly maddening to pull off cross browser (with prototype.js, anyway) #
  • LEGO Architecture – Fallingwater http://bit.ly/diDbXC yes please! #
  • RT @grantimahara: Parasailing successful! It's a very peaceful ride, actually… http://twitpic.com/23azl8 #
  • RT @RaphaelJS: How many points gRaphaël could handle? 1M with ease: http://bit.ly/a9ow2h #
  • Holga D – Holga Digtal Camera http://bit.ly/bUV9BX #
  • no big surprise, the new cd from Ed Kowalczyk (Alive) sounds pretty much like Live. #
  • good lawd, why does mysql substring start with index of 1? http://bit.ly/8XIoOn #
  • RT @petersagal: Had drinks with a genius last night. And no, I wasn't drinking alone. #
  • NPR: Broken Bells Live From Stubbs SXSW 2010-More at http://n.pr/124040906 #
  • Browser! :: Add-on for Thunderbird http://bit.ly/bwG2n0 sweet, now I can put my gtd program in a tab right in thunderbird. slick. #
  • finding a nice stash of amazon music stuff I'd downloaded and forgotten about. #
  • Ran a 9.5 miler this morning in honor of the boilermaker I won't be running tomorrow. Hope to enjoy as a spectator tho… #

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-07-04

  • nice lazy sunday morning. well, not so lazy actually, squeezed in a refreshing and tiring 6 mile run. hope to have a repeat on that soon. #
  • hmm. only missing 1 dmb boot for summer 2k10. 6-01, where art thou? #
  • I just got up to 14,108 in #DoodleJump !! Beat that! http://itunes.com/app/DoodleJump #
  • RT @simplebits: We Are Not Time Travelers – Re-imagining four common products from 2010 as if they were designed in… http://bit.ly/cKF5cM #
  • RT @schumonk: o.k. how do you get this good at something like hand shadowing?! http://bit.ly/cZ3CmO #
  • RT @thomasfuchs: RT @chneukirchen: http://bit.ly/aN6ViS #
  • ok, trying to head off to sleep in early in hopes of pre-work run tomorrow. stay tuned to see how that turns out. #
  • Respect the global state of the flip flop operator « The Effective Perler http://bit.ly/c658PP #
  • goofing around with our new samsung digital camera. not 1080p, but I'll take 720p for only $99. will post some stuff on flickr eventually. #
  • feeling feisty after a pre-work 6 mile run. probably means I'll be asleep before jilly tonight. #
  • RT @zeldman: So wrong, it's right. http://j.mp/9NGnfy #
  • guessing the AT&T store down the street must be getting some iPhone 4's today. #
  • not sure how to otherwise explain about 20 people in line outside at 7:15am. #
  • RT @merlyn: new laptop via FedEx: China to Anchorage to Memphis, then back to Portland. Couldn't they have airdropped it while flying over? #
  • 480GB Mercury Extreme Pro SSD 2.5" Serial-ATA… (SSDMX480) at OWC http://bit.ly/bgBXbd wow! #
  • RT @MorningEdition: @LennyKravitz finds a church choir singing "Fly Away" and decides to join in. http://bit.ly/bGur3h #
  • RT @postsecret: Johnny Depp's next film by "Pirates of the Caribbean" director Gore Verbinski is not what you think. http://bit.ly/aOk1qd #
  • ubuntu 10.04 updated to FF 3.6.6 today. quick test drive and its about a zillion times faster than the 3.5.x that I was using. nice. #
  • enjoyed a nice lunch time visit from the mrs. and the peanut. #
  • how did I ever remember where I left off at work with out Komodo Edit projects? slick. #
  • RT @thomasfuchs: My CC company called me actually, and reversed charges & canned the card. May those thieves swallow their vuvuzelas. #
  • spent after prework chores and a nice 6 miler. hope I can keep the momentum on the running thing going. #
  • heard that the new gov healthcare site went online today. in a breath of fresh air, it doesn't suck. http://healthcare.gov #
  • RT @thomasfuchs: RT @roidrage: Pure gold: http://bit.ly/bNycvm (humorous version control commit messages) #
  • thanks to all the DMB tapers out there. its freaking awesome that I'm listening to last night's awesome show this morning. #
  • stupid @Sierratp offer emails. had to buy another pair of kicks. can't pass up 35% off their already discounted price. #
  • RT @Sierratp: Haha! Sorry about that, Jason! We do hope you enjoy the new shoes though, and we'll count on you to let us know otherwise! 🙂 #
  • reading up on ways to fix the back button in ajax. interesting stuff. #
  • enjoying a little quiet and getting some chores done before the girls wake up. #