August 2009 Archives

Open casual co-working at Tupelo Coffee tomorrow until noon. Come join us. http://ow.ly/lk8f
Open casual co-working at Tupelo Coffee tomorrow until noon. Come join us. http://ow.ly/lk8f Aug 31,...
August 31, 2009 - 20 words,

Great stream of reports and updates from @aaronklein on the Auburn fire tonight. Keep it up Aaron.
Great stream of reports and updates from @aaronklein on the Auburn fire tonight. Keep it...
August 30, 2009 - 24 words,

The MS search spider sucks. It's crawling a set of pages that have been gone for a year. 80 times a day.
The MS search spider sucks. It’s crawling a set of pages that have been gone...
August 29, 2009 - 29 words,

Pretty good way to spend a friday night. http://twitpic.com/fnr10
Pretty good way to spend a friday night. http://twitpic.com/fnr10 Aug 28, 2009 8 :35 via...
August 28, 2009 - 16 words,

New unlimited plans from @crashplan are nice. Back up every computer in the house for $100/year.
New unlimited plans from @crashplan are nice. Back up every computer in the house for...
August 28, 2009 - 23 words,

There's a show on TV about bands Twilight-inspired bands. And they appear to take it seriously.
There’s a show on TV about bands Twilight-inspired bands. And they appear to take it...
August 27, 2009 - 23 words,

In the new Chevy Ebay ad at the end a guy says "Feedback? 100% Positive" - Pretty sure that's the voice of Jack from Jack in the Box.
In the new Chevy Ebay ad at the end a guy says "Feedback? 100% Positive"...
August 27, 2009 - 35 words,

I'm at Coffee Republic in Folsom for some casual co-working. But alas I'm alone. Anyone want to join me?
I’m at Coffee Republic in Folsom for some casual co-working. But alas I’m alone. Anyone...
August 27, 2009 - 26 words,

Am I the only person who things the girl from the Progressive Insurance commercials is brilliant?
Am I the only person who things the girl from the Progressive Insurance commercials is...
August 25, 2009 - 23 words,

My son Zack picked up a ray gun in a video game. He named it Ronald. Brilliant.
My son Zack picked up a ray gun in a video game. He named it...
August 25, 2009 - 24 words,

Not the kind of pitching line you like to see to start the week of an important matchup in fantasy baseball. http://tr.im/x737
Not the kind of pitching line you like to see to start the week of...
August 25, 2009 - 29 words,

Don't you find yourself wishing there was an easy way to send and receive SMS from your web app? Now there's this: http://ow.ly/lk38
Don’t you find yourself wishing there was an easy way to send and receive SMS...
August 25, 2009 - 30 words,

Well that's good to know: http://tr.im/x697
Well that’s good to know: http://tr.im/x697 Aug 25, 2009 1 :41 via Twitter...
August 25, 2009 - 13 words,

Not a bad way to spend the evening at all. http://twitpic.com/f6d62
Not a bad way to spend the evening at all. http://twitpic.com/f6d62 Aug 24, 2009 7...
August 24, 2009 - 18 words,

I took welding in HS. Never needed it. Still very cool knowing that with the right equip I could mount your car to a lightpost. Permanently.
I took welding in HS. Never needed it. Still very cool knowing that with the...
August 24, 2009 - 33 words,

Son's first day of high school is over. Debriefing reveals he sat through many lectures. But really excited about taking metal shop.
Son’s first day of high school is over. Debriefing reveals he sat through many lectures....
August 24, 2009 - 29 words,

I've finally figured out why some people don't get all my jokes. It's because those people are stupid.
I’ve finally figured out why some people don’t get all my jokes. It’s because those...
August 21, 2009 - 25 words,

What's with all the baseball psych trips to the DL this year? http://tr.im/wRJl Not Glenallen Hill type psych induced injuries, either.
What’s with all the baseball psych trips to the DL this year? http://tr.im/wRJl Not Glenallen...
August 21, 2009 - 28 words,

If there's one thing I won't tolerate, it's intolerance.
If there’s one thing I won’t tolerate, it’s intolerance. Aug 21, 2009 5 :31 via...
August 21, 2009 - 16 words,

while (self.think('you')) { self.touch(); } #songsincode
while (self.think('you')) { self.touch(); } #songsincode Aug 20, 2009 3 :49 via Twitter...
August 20, 2009 - 13 words,

Day game for the Giants on TV in the background. There's only a few dozen people in the stands in Cincinnati.
Day game for the Giants on TV in the background. There’s only a few dozen...
August 20, 2009 - 28 words,

Oh, hello twitter. I nearly forgot about you.
Oh, hello twitter. I nearly forgot about you. Aug 19, 2009 7 :02 via Twitter...
August 19, 2009 - 15 words,

I'm unlikely to make it to Open Coffee today. The VPN into my datacenter doesn't work from Tupelo and I'm neck deep in server configs.
I’m unlikely to make it to Open Coffee today. The VPN into my datacenter doesn’t...
August 18, 2009 - 32 words,

RT @chaupt Coffee Republic informal #coworking session Tthursday in Folsom. Will be there between 10-2 or so. Hope to see folks there.
RT @chaupt Coffee Republic informal #coworking session Tthursday in Folsom. Will be there between 10-2...
August 12, 2009 - 29 words,

Two guys across the street loudly loudly breaking apart a wooden structure at 11pm. From the amount of wood, I think it's another house.
Two guys across the street loudly loudly breaking apart a wooden structure at 11pm. From...
August 11, 2009 - 31 words,

Apparently you can't use svn to change the case of filenames on OSX. At least not directly. See http://tr.im/wfi5
Apparently you can’t use svn to change the case of filenames on OSX. At least...
August 11, 2009 - 26 words,

Demonstrating the power of Capistrano.
Demonstrating the power of Capistrano. Aug 11, 2009 10 :52 via Twitter...
August 11, 2009 - 12 words,

Like the old rotary phones, but don't have a landline? http://tr.im/wfam Just insert SIM and go. 4-5 day battery life, too.
Like the old rotary phones, but don’t have a landline? http://tr.im/wfam Just insert SIM and...
August 11, 2009 - 28 words,

Join us today for casual co-working at Tupelo Coffee -- http://sacstarts.com/click/53049/0
Join us today for casual co-working at Tupelo Coffee—http://sacstarts.com/click/53049/0 Aug 11, 2009 9...
August 11, 2009 - 18 words,

A couple of automator actions, a little applescript, some TED, & now new TV episodes are magically downloaded, converted & copied to Tivo.
A couple of automator actions, a little applescript, some TED, & now new TV episodes...
August 10, 2009 - 30 words,

Giants Dodgers tonight and the national anthem is performed by a witch from Wicked. Brilliant.
Giants Dodgers tonight and the national anthem is performed by a witch from Wicked. Brilliant....
August 10, 2009 - 22 words, 1 comment

I'll avoid the Pee-Wee Herman live action theater show http://bit.ly/RF35A - I know what Paul Rubens does in a theater.
I’ll avoid the Pee-Wee Herman live action theater show http://bit.ly/RF35A - I know what Paul...
August 10, 2009 - 27 words,

Lagunitas Imperial Red is very tasty. Strong, hoppy ale with a sweet finish. Highly recommended. http://twitpic.com/dfgj4
Lagunitas Imperial Red is very tasty. Strong, hoppy ale with a sweet finish. Highly recommended....
August 10, 2009 - 23 words,

Auditioning Twitter apps now that Nambu is going away. Need multi-acct, Mac native, ability to clear read conversations. Suggestions?
Auditioning Twitter apps now that Nambu is going away. Need multi-acct, Mac native, ability to...
August 10, 2009 - 26 words,

Need to clean a coffee maker? Urnex Tabz are awesome. I get mine from Sweet Maria's with my beans. http://bit.ly/1BqWv5
Need to clean a coffee maker? Urnex Tabz are awesome. I get mine from Sweet...
August 10, 2009 - 27 words, 2 comments

People say my dog is smart. I disagree. Her views on emerging democracies in the middle east are weak. And she's a terrible speller.
People say my dog is smart. I disagree. Her views on emerging democracies in the...
August 10, 2009 - 31 words,

Wait, it's Monday? Between startup life and working from home, I've apparently lost all track of the day of the week.
Wait, it’s Monday? Between startup life and working from home, I’ve apparently lost all track...
August 10, 2009 - 28 words,

My mother says my tweets are nothing but gripes and make me sound miserable. So this should help that: http://twitpic.com/dchv7
My mother says my tweets are nothing but gripes and make me sound miserable. So...
August 9, 2009 - 27 words,

The duck I've been drawing instead of my signature: http://twitpic.com/dcejy
The duck I’ve been drawing instead of my signature: http://twitpic.com/dcejy Aug 9, 2009 5 :57...
August 9, 2009 - 17 words,

I like drawing a duck on those credit card terminals with electronic sigature screens. Instead of my signature.
I like drawing a duck on those credit card terminals with electronic sigature screens. Instead...
August 9, 2009 - 25 words,

Danger of using URL shortener you don't control. Tr.im shuts down, all links to trimmed URLs will be dead.
Danger of using URL shortener you don’t control. Tr.im shuts down, all links to trimmed...
August 9, 2009 - 26 words,

Spotted at grocery store: Barbie Jeep with "Ken Whoo" license plate. http://twitpic.com/dbt1j
Spotted at grocery store: Barbie Jeep with "Ken Whoo" license plate. http://twitpic.com/dbt1j Aug 9, 2009...
August 9, 2009 - 19 words,

Driving past Chuck E Cheese and I see 4 police cars in front. Two people sitting on the sidewalk in handcuffs. Unexpected.
Driving past Chuck E Cheese and I see 4 police cars in front. Two people...
August 9, 2009 - 29 words,

Daily Reading from August 09, 2009
Links to what I’ve been reading recently. That design is money! - physical interface...
August 9, 2009 - 15 words,

Sf Giants have a rich Latin history. So why is their Latino Heritage bobblehead of Carlos Santana? Why not Cepeda? Marichal?
Sf Giants have a rich Latin history. So why is their Latino Heritage bobblehead of...
August 8, 2009 - 28 words,

Daily Reading from August 08, 2009
Links to what I’ve been reading recently. The APIs for the Sun Cloud: Wiki —...
August 8, 2009 - 207 words,

Friend of mine can't find a decent forum for .Net. Needs external user auth and good templating. Suggestions before he writes his own?
Friend of mine can’t find a decent forum for .Net. Needs external user auth and...
August 7, 2009 - 30 words,

Daily Reading from August 07, 2009
Links to what I’ve been reading recently. Play Framework — "A rapid development framework for...
August 7, 2009 - 240 words,

Slideshare says you can link to a single slide. Add /pagenumber to the url. /5 is 5th slide. Good to know. http://tr.im/vPQ4
Slideshare says you can link to a single slide. Add /pagenumber to the url. /5...
August 6, 2009 - 29 words,

Domino's Pizza commercial for new iPhone app: "Now you can order Domino's from your iPhone!" Umm, I could before. You know, by calling them.
Domino’s Pizza commercial for new iPhone app: "Now you can order Domino’s from your iPhone!"...
August 6, 2009 - 31 words, 1 comment

People find it rude that I hang up on telemarketers. I find it rude that they call me.
People find it rude that I hang up on telemarketers. I find it rude that...
August 6, 2009 - 25 words,

No wifi here, but there is an AA meeting.
No wifi here, but there is an AA meeting. Aug 6, 2009 1 :57 via...
August 6, 2009 - 16 words,

Argh. Went to Peets to have coffee and work, only to find that their captive wifi auth server is down.
Argh. Went to Peets to have coffee and work, only to find that their captive...
August 6, 2009 - 27 words, 1 comment

My son now has braces http://pic.im/8ix
My son now has braces http://pic.im/8ix Aug 6, 2009 10 :59 via Twitter...
August 6, 2009 - 13 words,

It would be nice if Slideshare would let you link to a specific slide in a presentation deck.
It would be nice if Slideshare would let you link to a specific slide in...
August 6, 2009 - 25 words,

Gah, nambu posted to the wrong twitter account. @nambucom any updates forthcoming that might fix this sort of thing?
Gah, nambu posted to the wrong twitter account. @nambucom any updates forthcoming that might fix...
August 6, 2009 - 26 words,

Co-working space @capsityoffices is expanding to a second location: in Curtis Park, above Pangea Cafe. http://tr.im/vL2p
Co-working space @capsityoffices is expanding to a second location: in Curtis Park, above Pangea Cafe....
August 6, 2009 - 23 words,

Daily Reading from August 06, 2009
Links to what I’ve been reading recently. Credit Cards Increase Risk of Failure for Startups...
August 6, 2009 - 58 words,

Other than the MS one designed for it, any suggestions for a wifi adapter for the xbox? $100 seems like a lot for a wifi adapter.
Other than the MS one designed for it, any suggestions for a wifi adapter for...
August 4, 2009 - 33 words,

A few minutes with some 200 grit sandpaper has solved my problem with the Macbook Pro's sharp edges.
A few minutes with some 200 grit sandpaper has solved my problem with the Macbook...
August 4, 2009 - 25 words,

Gas station near my house installed tvs that blast loud ads. I won't go back & station nearly empty now. Hope the ad revenue is worth it.
Gas station near my house installed tvs that blast loud ads. I won’t go back...
August 4, 2009 - 34 words,

A guy here at Tupelo has a cat on a leash.
A guy here at Tupelo has a cat on a leash. Aug 4, 2009 10...
August 4, 2009 - 18 words,

Lots of people seem to have connected twitter to disqus recently. Unfollowing them - too many out of context comments. Bad UI, Disqus.
Lots of people seem to have connected twitter to disqus recently. Unfollowing them - too...
August 4, 2009 - 30 words, 1 comment

Is there a product that protects your wrists from the sharp edges of the unibody MacBook Pro & doesn't interfere with closing the lid?
Is there a product that protects your wrists from the sharp edges of the unibody...
August 4, 2009 - 31 words,

Daily Reading from August 04, 2009
Links to what I’ve been reading recently. Free legal documents for entrepreneurs — "Navigating the...
August 4, 2009 - 63 words,

MetroPCS is full of usability fail. They're using javascript to explicitly block me from pasting into form fields.
MetroPCS is full of usability fail. They’re using javascript to explicitly block me from pasting...
August 3, 2009 - 25 words,

Apparently nuk9kush6u isn't a strong enough password for MetroPCS.
Apparently nuk9kush6u isn’t a strong enough password for MetroPCS. Aug 3, 2009 11 :33 via...
August 3, 2009 - 16 words,

Ugh. MetroPCS website has mystery password requirements. Everything is "invalid" - nothing to tell me what is valid. http://tr.im/vjUv
Ugh. MetroPCS website has mystery password requirements. Everything is "invalid" - nothing to tell me...
August 3, 2009 - 26 words,

More ambiguous case sensitive captchas. MetroPCS is offender now. Their autogenerated password for the web is also an offender.
More ambiguous case sensitive captchas. MetroPCS is offender now. Their autogenerated password for the web...
August 3, 2009 - 26 words,

MetroPCS didn't charge my credit card for service like I expected & sent no notification that payment is due. Just shut off service. Classy.
MetroPCS didn’t charge my credit card for service like I expected & sent no notification...
August 3, 2009 - 31 words,

Putting me on a mailing list and allowing me to opt out is spam. Shouldn't need to to take action to stop mail I didn't ask for.
Putting me on a mailing list and allowing me to opt out is spam. Shouldn’t...
August 3, 2009 - 34 words,

Daily Reading from August 03, 2009
Links to what I’ve been reading recently. The Curse of Jim Riggleman: Change Manglement, the...
August 3, 2009 - 66 words,

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