February 2011 Archives

.@gadgetopia: "Can I install a module through the [Drupal] interface?" Me: "There's a module for that."
.@gadgetopia: "Can I install a module through the [Drupal] interface?" Me: "There’s a module for...
February 28, 2011 - 24 words,

Having a conversation about Drupal in which @gadgetopia keeps asking, "is there any way to..." and I reply "there's a module for that."
Having a conversation about Drupal in which @gadgetopia keeps asking, "is there any way to..."...
February 28, 2011 - 30 words,

So this golf thing... Some people do this for fun?
So this golf thing... Some people do this for fun? Feb 28, 2011 5 :12...
February 28, 2011 - 17 words,

At this rate, a full round of golf will finish at 2am.
At this rate, a full round of golf will finish at 2am. Feb 28, 2011...
February 28, 2011 - 19 words,

You might think that watching my son play would make golf more exciting. No. No, it does not.
You might think that watching my son play would make golf more exciting. No. No,...
February 28, 2011 - 25 words,

Any golfers that can give me some tips on attending my first live golf game? I don't golf; what should I expect?
Any golfers that can give me some tips on attending my first live golf game?...
February 28, 2011 - 29 words,

Who needs security? This web site's password reset uses my birthday as my new password.
Who needs security? This web site’s password reset uses my birthday as my new password....
February 28, 2011 - 22 words,

.Net has built-in xss protection. On one hand, that's nice. On the other. MS is creating developers who'll never learn basic web security.
.Net has built-in xss protection. On one hand, that’s nice. On the other. MS is...
February 28, 2011 - 30 words,

Site's "birth date" field has a calendar for selecting the date. Starts at today, and requires paging back month by month. Born yesterday?
Site’s "birth date" field has a calendar for selecting the date. Starts at today, and...
February 28, 2011 - 30 words,

Email subject from Zack's high school wanting me to help with English literacy for exchange students implores me to "Open you heart." #fail
Email subject from Zack’s high school wanting me to help with English literacy for exchange...
February 28, 2011 - 30 words,

Did you know that caller ID blocking isn't secure? Call (505) 312-9568 from a blocked phone and hear your real number read back.
Did you know that caller ID blocking isn’t secure? Call (505) 312-9568 from a blocked...
February 28, 2011 - 30 words,

Would the oft-repeated maxim that the adult industry drives consumer adoption of technology apply to this, too? http://ow.ly/44OTg
Would the oft-repeated maxim that the adult industry drives consumer adoption of technology apply to...
February 28, 2011 - 25 words,

Air horns. Good or bad at golf matches?
Air horns. Good or bad at golf matches? Feb 27, 2011 8 :35 via Twitter...
February 27, 2011 - 15 words,

Any tips for a nongolfer at my first live golf? Son's first high school golf match is tomorrow.
Any tips for a nongolfer at my first live golf? Son’s first high school golf...
February 27, 2011 - 25 words,

I only watched 5 minutes of the oscars, but still got my snark in.
I only watched 5 minutes of the oscars, but still got my snark in. Feb...
February 27, 2011 - 21 words,

What, the oscars were so bad, they called in Billy Crystal to take over midstream?
What, the oscars were so bad, they called in Billy Crystal to take over midstream?...
February 27, 2011 - 22 words,

The scotch in question was Macallan 18. http://bit.ly/dXcCft Not normally a Macallan drinker.
The scotch in question was Macallan 18. http://bit.ly/dXcCft Not normally a Macallan drinker. Feb 27,...
February 27, 2011 - 20 words,

Tip: don't order a brand of scotch you're not familiar with without knowing the price. Otherwise, you end up with a $40 glass.
Tip: don’t order a brand of scotch you’re not familiar with without knowing the price....
February 27, 2011 - 30 words,

Daily Reading from February 26, 2011
Links to what I’ve been reading recently. Why A New Startup Shouldn’t Have a Marketing...
February 26, 2011 - 111 words,

Franklin Double IPA to start Sacramento beer week. http://twitpic.com/43srv7
Franklin Double IPA to start Sacramento beer week. http://twitpic.com/43srv7 Feb 25, 2011 7 :10 via...
February 25, 2011 - 16 words,

I'm voting for #AwayFind in the Best #500startups #InboxLove Contest! http://votejet.com/YCGZGlt1uW
I’m voting for #AwayFind in the Best #500startups #InboxLove Contest! http://votejet.com/YCGZGlt1uW Feb 25, 2011 6...
February 25, 2011 - 18 words,

It's been a long time since I've used @mindmeister. Way better than I remember, might have to start using more often.
It’s been a long time since I’ve used @mindmeister. Way better than I remember, might...
February 25, 2011 - 28 words,

RT @rubiconman Why are their nine days in Sacramento Beer Week? Beacuse you can't contain this much sheer awesome in just seven.
RT @rubiconman Why are their nine days in Sacramento Beer Week? Beacuse you can’t contain...
February 25, 2011 - 29 words,

Turning on the radio now... RT @joshdmorg: SF Giants baseball is on the air!
Turning on the radio now... RT @joshdmorg: SF Giants baseball is on the air! Feb...
February 25, 2011 - 21 words,

RT @sacstarts: George Zachary: No bubble yet, but one’s building http://ow.ly/43B4I - Great keynote speech from @founding event early th ...
RT @sacstarts: George Zachary: No bubble yet, but one’s building http://ow.ly/43B4I - Great keynote speech...
February 25, 2011 - 28 words,

Kicking off Sac Beer Week tonight with a visit to Pangea Cafe with @The_jeremy for Franklin Double IPAs from @Krausen
Kicking off Sac Beer Week tonight with a visit to Pangea Cafe with @The_jeremy for...
February 25, 2011 - 27 words,

Phone poll http://ow.ly/43szF Vote on #Drupal polls by phone and SMS. Powered by @tropo voice and SMS API.
Phone poll http://ow.ly/43szF Vote on #Drupal polls by phone and SMS. Powered by @tropo voice...
February 25, 2011 - 25 words,

Passkey http://ow.ly/43stO - Replace #Drupal authentication with an outside user database.
Passkey http://ow.ly/43stO - Replace #Drupal authentication with an outside user database. Feb 25, 2011 8...
February 25, 2011 - 18 words,

Released a slew of new #Drupal modules this morning. Things I already had ready, but was waiting for drupal.org's move to git.
Released a slew of new #Drupal modules this morning. Things I already had ready, but...
February 25, 2011 - 29 words,

Heard from an event that a competitor's sponsorship contract explicitly excludes @tropo from participating. Nice to know they care.
Heard from an event that a competitor’s sponsorship contract explicitly excludes @tropo from participating. Nice...
February 23, 2011 - 26 words,

Daily Reading from February 23, 2011
Links to what I’ve been reading recently. Amazon launches Prime Instant Video how does Netflix...
February 23, 2011 - 65 words,

RT @Tropo: We're giving away some $275 passes to @SuperConf2011 this Fri & Sat in Miami Beach. Follow @Tropo and RT for a chance to win one!
RT @Tropo: We’re giving away some $275 passes to @SuperConf2011 this Fri & Sat in...
February 22, 2011 - 34 words,

Unless you're very interested in wheels, don't reinvent them.
Unless you’re very interested in wheels, don’t reinvent them. Feb 22, 2011 4 :21 via...
February 22, 2011 - 16 words,

Groupon refunded my FTD coupon payment and FTD refunded the rest, including shipping. AND they sent me replacement flowers.
Groupon refunded my FTD coupon payment and FTD refunded the rest, including shipping. AND they...
February 21, 2011 - 26 words,

I've got three #Drupal module releases awaiting d.o.'s switch to git. Just can't bring myself to use cvs when git's so close.
I’ve got three #Drupal module releases awaiting d.o.’s switch to git. Just can’t bring myself...
February 21, 2011 - 29 words,

Spent the day so far with my head buried in the product backlogs of two of our products. Getting ready for some sprint planning.
Spent the day so far with my head buried in the product backlogs of two...
February 21, 2011 - 31 words,

Daily Reading from February 21, 2011
Links to what I’ve been reading recently. The Four-Minute Email Newsletter — "Seven steps to...
February 21, 2011 - 110 words,

Was watching Due Date. Kept waiting for Steve Martin and John Candy to appear and make it funny.
Was watching Due Date. Kept waiting for Steve Martin and John Candy to appear and...
February 19, 2011 - 25 words,

RT @extrabaggs: First live pitch of spring, Burrell swings and singles to RF off Lincecum. Says it beat the heck out of any swing he too ...
RT @extrabaggs: First live pitch of spring, Burrell swings and singles to RF off Lincecum....
February 19, 2011 - 34 words,

RT @semanticseed: I scheduled a Late Night Owls #Meetup for Start Up Addicts, You should come, its FREE! http://meetu.ps/CZNX #developer ...
RT @semanticseed: I scheduled a Late Night Owls #Meetup for Start Up Addicts, You should...
February 19, 2011 - 28 words,

RT @50champ: Internet as air: "Capitol Corridor trains to add free WiFi service." http://bit.ly/f9lwhD #train #rail #WiFi #sanjose #sacr ...
RT @50champ: Internet as air: "Capitol Corridor trains to add free WiFi service." http://bit.ly/f9lwhD #train...
February 19, 2011 - 27 words,

New Drupal module: Passkey, external authentication with pluggable auth backends. http://ow.ly/3ZugO & http://ow.ly/3ZugZ (Very early versn)
New Drupal module: Passkey, external authentication with pluggable auth backends. http://ow.ly/3ZugO & http://ow.ly/3ZugZ (Very early...
February 18, 2011 - 23 words,

If the only way you can keep a customer is by holding them hostage, how much must your company suck? Love your customers? Set them free.
If the only way you can keep a customer is by holding them hostage, how...
February 18, 2011 - 33 words,

Hearing a lock-in horror story: a competitor refusing to let a customer move phone numbers to another provider.
Hearing a lock-in horror story: a competitor refusing to let a customer move phone numbers...
February 18, 2011 - 25 words,

http://j.mp/f4KWvD congrats @aaronklein. It took you long enough. :)
http://j.mp/f4KWvD congrats @aaronklein. It took you long enough. :) Feb 17, 2011 10 :07 via...
February 17, 2011 - 16 words,

Daily Reading from February 17, 2011
Links to what I’ve been reading recently. What being member #149 taught me about how...
February 17, 2011 - 71 words,

Daily Reading from February 16, 2011
Links to what I’ve been reading recently. Baseball Prospectus | Spinning Yarn: The Real Strike...
February 16, 2011 - 31 words,

Groupon refunded my FTD purchase and FTD has added a dedicated customer service number for Groupon purchases.
Groupon refunded my FTD purchase and FTD has added a dedicated customer service number for...
February 15, 2011 - 24 words,

Daily Reading from February 15, 2011
Links to what I’ve been reading recently. URL Design — Warpspire How did WordPress win?...
February 15, 2011 - 63 words,

Oh my. Mammoth 395 ipa is amazing.
Oh my. Mammoth 395 ipa is amazing. Feb 14, 2011 8 :04 via Twitter...
February 14, 2011 - 14 words,

Watching a Giants rerun with my wife. Yeah, she's awesome.
Watching a Giants rerun with my wife. Yeah, she’s awesome. Feb 14, 2011 7 :39...
February 14, 2011 - 17 words,

RT @danyork: Free @Voxeo Webinar tomorrow: Best Practices in Deploying Communication Applications:  Cloud vs On-Premises vs Hybrid http: ...
RT @danyork: Free @Voxeo Webinar tomorrow: Best Practices in Deploying Communication Applications: Cloud vs On-Premises...
February 14, 2011 - 26 words,

I'd never ordered from Groupon before. Realizing they have so little control over the final product could hurt them in the future.
I’d never ordered from Groupon before. Realizing they have so little control over the final...
February 14, 2011 - 29 words,

Imagine the PR boon @Groupon would get if they refunded all the FTD orders. Even though it's FTD's fault, it reflects on @Groupon's brand
Imagine the PR boon @Groupon would get if they refunded all the FTD orders. Even...
February 14, 2011 - 31 words,

The flowers I ordered from FTD via Groupon: http://ow.ly/i/8c5n vs what I received: http://ow.ly/i/8c5u
The flowers I ordered from FTD via Groupon: http://ow.ly/i/8c5n vs what I received: http://ow.ly/i/8c5u Feb...
February 14, 2011 - 21 words,

FTD sucks. $80 for a bunch of unbloomed buds & wilted leaves. Fell for @Groupon & screwed like everyone else. http://twitpic.com/3zxxc9
FTD sucks. $80 for a bunch of unbloomed buds & wilted leaves. Fell for @Groupon...
February 14, 2011 - 28 words,

Both @aaronklein & @brettowens are real killjoys. Just saying.
Both @aaronklein & @brettowens are real killjoys. Just saying. Feb 13, 2011 9 :31 via...
February 13, 2011 - 16 words,

This Upmann Cabinet Seleccion Churchill is nice, but packed too tightly. Like smoking a thick milkshake.
This Upmann Cabinet Seleccion Churchill is nice, but packed too tightly. Like smoking a thick...
February 13, 2011 - 23 words,

Daily Reading from February 13, 2011
Links to what I’ve been reading recently. Yet another post about the Kansas City Royals....
February 13, 2011 - 118 words,

Taking my son job hunting. Learner's permit means I have to ride shotgun and sit in parking lots all day.
Taking my son job hunting. Learner’s permit means I have to ride shotgun and sit...
February 12, 2011 - 27 words,

Chipotle catering has REALLY long lead times. http://twitpic.com/3z3lx8
Chipotle catering has REALLY long lead times. http://twitpic.com/3z3lx8 Feb 12, 2011 1 :15 via Twitter...
February 12, 2011 - 15 words,

Daily Reading from February 12, 2011
Links to what I’ve been reading recently. Broken Links — I’ve been getting madder and...
February 12, 2011 - 218 words,

RT @lmorchard: Nothing against node.js itself, but maybe I'll just go play some Starcraft rather than write another form validation clas ...
RT @lmorchard: Nothing against node.js itself, but maybe I’ll just go play some Starcraft rather...
February 10, 2011 - 29 words,

Every time a presenter turns to look at their slides, I get a little sad inside.
Every time a presenter turns to look at their slides, I get a little sad...
February 10, 2011 - 23 words,

RT @davenielsen: CloudCamp SV @eBay is packed! http://yfrog.com/gyyqeyyj
RT @davenielsen: CloudCamp SV @eBay is packed! http://yfrog.com/gyyqeyyj Feb 10, 2011 7 :01 via Twitter...
February 10, 2011 - 15 words,

Just arrived at @cloudcamp in time to inhale some pizza before talks start. I'm in the gray @Tropo shirt. Come say hello.
Just arrived at @cloudcamp in time to inhale some pizza before talks start. I’m in...
February 10, 2011 - 29 words,

Not that @Freshchoice will see that tweet. 3 tweets in 3 years. 7 followers.
Not that @Freshchoice will see that tweet. 3 tweets in 3 years. 7 followers. Feb...
February 9, 2011 - 21 words,

First time at @Freshchoice in years. Won't ever be back. Sad destruction of a great brand. Prices way up, quality down, no selection.
First time at @Freshchoice in years. Won’t ever be back. Sad destruction of a great...
February 9, 2011 - 30 words,

If you send someone a cold email, make sure and include a call to action. Tell them what you want from them.
If you send someone a cold email, make sure and include a call to action....
February 9, 2011 - 29 words,

Several emails from conference promoters detailing their events without saying what they want. Speaker? Attendee? Sponsor?
Several emails from conference promoters detailing their events without saying what they want. Speaker? Attendee?...
February 9, 2011 - 23 words,

Just bought my first Groupon. I feel dirty.
Just bought my first Groupon. I feel dirty. Feb 9, 2011 2 :01 via Twitter...
February 9, 2011 - 15 words,

Daily Reading from February 09, 2011
Links to what I’ve been reading recently. Implementing Startup Metrics for Pirates – Part 2:...
February 9, 2011 - 22 words,

Making travel plans this morning. Chicago for Drupalcon Mar 7-10, Austin for SxSW, Philly Tech Week April 25-30. Plus lots of smaller trips.
Making travel plans this morning. Chicago for Drupalcon Mar 7-10, Austin for SxSW, Philly Tech...
February 8, 2011 - 30 words,

RT @hotdogsladies: Buying HuffPo is a brilliant strategic move for a company struggling to suck at scale.
RT @hotdogsladies: Buying HuffPo is a brilliant strategic move for a company struggling to suck...
February 7, 2011 - 24 words,

Black Eyed Peas got the cast of Tron to join them in the halftime show.
Black Eyed Peas got the cast of Tron to join them in the halftime show....
February 6, 2011 - 22 words,

That vw @darthvader ad might be the best commercial EVER
That vw @darthvader ad might be the best commercial EVER Feb 6, 2011 4 :34...
February 6, 2011 - 17 words,

One of the most anticipated events in sports is almost here. The wait is nearly over. Pitchers and catchers report in one week.
One of the most anticipated events in sports is almost here. The wait is nearly...
February 6, 2011 - 30 words,

Nothing says "loser" quite like an adult riding a bmx bike carrying his dollar store bags.
Nothing says "loser" quite like an adult riding a bmx bike carrying his dollar store...
February 6, 2011 - 23 words,

Trying to decide if I want to brave the crowds and go to SF Giants fanfest tomorrow. I hear Brian Wilson will be on hand to sign your balls.
Trying to decide if I want to brave the crowds and go to SF Giants...
February 4, 2011 - 36 words,

Just got an email from @sacbiz that I'm pretty sure is @brettowens fault.
Just got an email from @sacbiz that I’m pretty sure is @brettowens fault. Feb 3,...
February 3, 2011 - 20 words,

I have 162 unread messages in my inbox. And that's just from this week. If anyone needs me, check my imap folder. I might be lost in there.
I have 162 unread messages in my inbox. And that’s just from this week. If...
February 2, 2011 - 35 words,

If the demo dies, you need to keep going. Comes from experience. Pitch more. #foundershowcase
If the demo dies, you need to keep going. Comes from experience. Pitch more. #foundershowcase...
February 1, 2011 - 22 words,

Good. Wholeshare presenter argues with #foundershowcase judges. I don't care if it's against the rules, more need to fight for their ideas.
Good. Wholeshare presenter argues with #foundershowcase judges. I don’t care if it’s against the rules,...
February 1, 2011 - 29 words,

Now on stage at #foundershowcase: Ed Grimley
Now on stage at #foundershowcase: Ed Grimley Feb 1, 2011 7 :46 via Twitter...
February 1, 2011 - 14 words,

Lame. #FounderShowcase "SMS voting" just replies with a link to a web-based voting app.
Lame. #FounderShowcase "SMS voting" just replies with a link to a web-based voting app. Feb...
February 1, 2011 - 21 words,

Topicmarks shares a bit of similarity with my old Tagyu - tech looks similar, applied to diff problem domain. #foundershowcase
Topicmarks shares a bit of similarity with my old Tagyu - tech looks similar, applied...
February 1, 2011 - 27 words,

I want to see a #foundershowcase presenter argue with judge's feedback. Fight for your ideas.
I want to see a #foundershowcase presenter argue with judge’s feedback. Fight for your ideas....
February 1, 2011 - 22 words,

"Facetime for business" - I've used FaceTime exactly once. Video calling is a vendor-created market. Consumers don't care. #foundershowcase
"Facetime for business" - I’ve used FaceTime exactly once. Video calling is a vendor-created market....
February 1, 2011 - 26 words,

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