April 2011 Archives

I could use a presentation mode for OSX - one-click disable growl; hide desktop, doc, menus, lock out certain Spaces, mute Skype etc.
I could use a presentation mode for OSX - one-click disable growl; hide desktop, doc,...
April 30, 2011 - 30 words,

I feel very secure, don't you? http://t.co/0KAZbkk
I feel very secure, don’t you? http://t.co/0KAZbkk Apr 30, 2011 12 :02 via Twitter...
April 30, 2011 - 14 words,

I'm down to two dozen @Tropo shirts at #DrupalCamp Nashville. Get yours before they're gone. http://t.co/ibLfm0J
I’m down to two dozen @Tropo shirts at #DrupalCamp Nashville. Get yours before they’re gone....
April 30, 2011 - 23 words,

The @Tropo table at #DrupalCamp Nashville. #dcn11 http://t.co/6WVq8h3
The @Tropo table at #DrupalCamp Nashville. #dcn11 http://t.co/6WVq8h3 Apr 30, 2011 7 :51 via Twitter...
April 30, 2011 - 15 words,

"My iPad smells like bacon." - @CalEvans
"My iPad smells like bacon." - @CalEvans Apr 30, 2011 7 :46 via Twitter...
April 30, 2011 - 14 words,

Again without the typo: Startups shouldn't be concerned with doing things well. Start with "not terrible" and work your way up from there.
Again without the typo: Startups shouldn’t be concerned with doing things well. Start with "not...
April 29, 2011 - 30 words,

I'm wondering why they didn't have a 3D feed of the royal wedding.
I’m wondering why they didn’t have a 3D feed of the royal wedding. Apr 29,...
April 29, 2011 - 20 words,

Drupal's password strength checker rates "password" as a Fair password.
Drupal’s password strength checker rates "password" as a Fair password. Apr 29, 2011 10 :51...
April 29, 2011 - 17 words,

Startups shouldn't be overly concerned with things well. Start with "not terrible" and work your way up from there.
Startups shouldn’t be overly concerned with things well. Start with "not terrible" and work your...
April 29, 2011 - 26 words,

On the ground in Nashville and looking forward to DrupalCamp tomorrow.
On the ground in Nashville and looking forward to DrupalCamp tomorrow. Apr 29, 2011 10...
April 29, 2011 - 18 words,

MLB.tv's blackouts suck. I'm in an airport in Charlotte NC, but can't watch the Giants game because they're playing in Washington
MLB.tv’s blackouts suck. I’m in an airport in Charlotte NC, but can’t watch the Giants...
April 29, 2011 - 28 words,

Weird, get on a two hour domestic flight out of Philly and it's a 767.
Weird, get on a two hour domestic flight out of Philly and it’s a 767....
April 29, 2011 - 22 words,

This television coverage is so overly thorough I'm expecting they'll include the Royal Consummation of Marriage, too.
This television coverage is so overly thorough I’m expecting they’ll include the Royal Consummation of...
April 29, 2011 - 24 words,

I'm surprised my mention of the little event happening in London today didn't earn me a flood of spam replies.
I’m surprised my mention of the little event happening in London today didn’t earn me...
April 29, 2011 - 27 words,

I'll be in Vancouver Thursday-Saturday for Wordcamp and speaking on Drupal at Make Web Not War. Anyone want to meet up?
I’ll be in Vancouver Thursday-Saturday for Wordcamp and speaking on Drupal at Make Web Not...
April 29, 2011 - 28 words,

I checked, but the bride and groom aren't registered at Target.
I checked, but the bride and groom aren’t registered at Target. Apr 29, 2011 10...
April 29, 2011 - 18 words,

Royal wedding on in the hotel lobby. Amused at the very serious TV commentary treating it as an event that actually matters.
Royal wedding on in the hotel lobby. Amused at the very serious TV commentary treating...
April 29, 2011 - 29 words,

I'll be speaking at DrupalCamp Nashville this weekend. http://ow.ly/4Jlk2
I’ll be speaking at DrupalCamp Nashville this weekend. http://ow.ly/4Jlk2 Apr 28, 2011 4 :10 via...
April 28, 2011 - 16 words,

Cheesesteaks at Tony Lukes thanks to @TedC
Cheesesteaks at Tony Lukes thanks to @TedC Apr 28, 2011 9 :12 via Twitter...
April 28, 2011 - 14 words,

Daily Reading from April 28, 2011
Links to what I’ve been reading recently. Amazon EC2 outage: summary and lessons learned «...
April 28, 2011 - 18 words,

I turned one of my business cards into a stand to prop up my iPhone while I watch video on it. http://t.co/aHCl0qF
I turned one of my business cards into a stand to prop up my iPhone...
April 27, 2011 - 29 words,

Deadlines that seem fixed early in a project tend to become flexible toward the end. @johannarothman at #PhillyETE
Deadlines that seem fixed early in a project tend to become flexible toward the end....
April 27, 2011 - 25 words,

Philly ETE is an awesome conference. How haven't I heard of it before? Sitting in @johannarothman's session on context switching in projects
Philly ETE is an awesome conference. How haven’t I heard of it before? Sitting in...
April 27, 2011 - 29 words,

Daily Reading from April 27, 2011
Links to what I’ve been reading recently. 4 essential ways to attract investors — "(Editor’s...
April 27, 2011 - 166 words,

Darren Ford for ROY!
Darren Ford for ROY! Apr 26, 2011 7 :58 via Twitter...
April 26, 2011 - 11 words,

RT @dcoleman100: #mobbizconf - GroupedIn demo pretty coll app, and looks like you can also tie it to business processes, should be good ...
RT @dcoleman100: #mobbizconf - GroupedIn demo pretty coll app, and looks like you can also...
April 26, 2011 - 31 words,

It's not just a few disruptive people. This is packed-bar-at-happy-hour loud. I'm standing next to the speaker & can't hear. #CloudCamp
It’s not just a few disruptive people. This is packed-bar-at-happy-hour loud. I’m standing next to...
April 26, 2011 - 28 words,

I've never before been at an event where the audience refused to stop their loud side conversations. Stay classy Philadelphia. #CloudCamp
I’ve never before been at an event where the audience refused to stop their loud...
April 26, 2011 - 28 words,

Too bad airlines are so capital intensive. Great opp there to create one that doesn't suck.
Too bad airlines are so capital intensive. Great opp there to create one that doesn’t...
April 25, 2011 - 23 words,

Even our competitor's employees use @Tropo for their most important side projects.
Even our competitor’s employees use @Tropo for their most important side projects. Apr 25, 2011...
April 25, 2011 - 19 words,

I'm betting the EC2 outage will be a popular topic at @CloudCampPhilly tomorrow night.
I’m betting the EC2 outage will be a popular topic at @CloudCampPhilly tomorrow night. Apr...
April 25, 2011 - 21 words,

Come to @CloudCampPhilly tomorrow night - I'll be there. http://ow.ly/4GMTY
Come to @CloudCampPhilly tomorrow night - I’ll be there. http://ow.ly/4GMTY Apr 25, 2011 4 :54...
April 25, 2011 - 17 words,

Myself from 18 months ago, because it seems so apropos today. http://twitter.com/#!/akalsey/statuses/4151778183
Myself from 18 months ago, because it seems so apropos today. http://twitter.com/#!/akalsey/statuses/4151778183 Apr 25, 2011...
April 25, 2011 - 19 words,

RT @mheadd: There is a Hackathon taking place on Saturday to close out #PhillyTechWeek - building apps with data from @opendataphilly. # ...
RT @mheadd: There is a Hackathon taking place on Saturday to close out #PhillyTechWeek -...
April 25, 2011 - 30 words,

When I travel, I like to drink the beer brewed closest to where I'm sitting. This is pretty darn close: http://t.co/KVuYmWz
When I travel, I like to drink the beer brewed closest to where I’m sitting....
April 25, 2011 - 28 words,

RT @TedC: Only 29 tickets left for CloudCamp Philly http://cloudcamp-philly.eventbrite.com/ #CloudCamp #PhillyTechWeek
RT @TedC: Only 29 tickets left for CloudCamp Philly http://cloudcamp-philly.eventbrite.com/ #CloudCamp #PhillyTechWeek Apr 25, 2011...
April 25, 2011 - 19 words,

Nice, @opendataphilly allows people to submit their own data sets. Wonder how that will affect quality over time.
Nice, @opendataphilly allows people to submit their own data sets. Wonder how that will affect...
April 25, 2011 - 25 words,

Nice turnout for the Open Data Philly launch. http://t.co/g4MJNsw
Nice turnout for the Open Data Philly launch. http://t.co/g4MJNsw Apr 25, 2011 9 :35 via...
April 25, 2011 - 16 words,

Hotel has no reservation for me and they're fully booked. I'm expecting locust next.
Hotel has no reservation for me and they’re fully booked. I’m expecting locust next. Apr...
April 25, 2011 - 21 words,

To the guy next to me: if you can't put the armrest down, perhaps you should buy two seats.
To the guy next to me: if you can’t put the armrest down, perhaps you...
April 24, 2011 - 26 words,

Clearly, I'm not meant to attend Philly Tech Week. Stuck on the tarmac in Atlanta waiting for weather to clear in Philly. Might be an hour.
Clearly, I’m not meant to attend Philly Tech Week. Stuck on the tarmac in Atlanta...
April 24, 2011 - 33 words,

When giving me a confirmation number over the phone, a United rep said "J as in 'cat'" - I guess the J is silent.
When giving me a confirmation number over the phone, a United rep said "J as...
April 24, 2011 - 31 words,

To top it off, @unitedairlines didn't transfer my tix when they rebooked me to @delta & I nearly missed my flight while agents tried solving
To top it off, @unitedairlines didn’t transfer my tix when they rebooked me to @delta...
April 24, 2011 - 32 words,

Maybe I should just stay home. The @delta flight is now delayed, too.
Maybe I should just stay home. The @delta flight is now delayed, too. Apr 24,...
April 24, 2011 - 20 words,

Also, @unitedairlines rebooked me for 10 hrs later in mid seat of a @delta redeye & offered no comp. Any airlines want my 50k mi/year?
Also, @unitedairlines rebooked me for 10 hrs later in mid seat of a @delta redeye...
April 24, 2011 - 32 words,

Hey @unitedairlines my flight's delayed & would miss the LAST connecting flight, and your plan was for me to sit at airport until tomorrow?
Hey @unitedairlines my flight’s delayed & would miss the LAST connecting flight, and your plan...
April 24, 2011 - 31 words,

It makes me quite sad that most of the @sacbiz 40 under 40 finalists are in government or quasi-government agencies.
It makes me quite sad that most of the @sacbiz 40 under 40 finalists are...
April 15, 2011 - 27 words,

Just got word that my OSCON proposal was accepted: "Managing open source releases of a cloud platform" - How we handle @Tropo's open source.
Just got word that my OSCON proposal was accepted: "Managing open source releases of a...
April 14, 2011 - 31 words,

Weekend fun at Home Depot: buy duct tape, rope, plastic sheeting, a shovel, & stain remover, wearing a hat low over your eyes & sunglasses.
Weekend fun at Home Depot: buy duct tape, rope, plastic sheeting, a shovel, & stain...
April 13, 2011 - 32 words,

Daily Reading from April 09, 2011
Links to what I’ve been reading recently. Did The Library Of Congress Just Honor Copyright...
April 9, 2011 - 17 words,

RT @tmgstudio: Session Signup is open for DrupalCamp Nashville! Get your sessions posted! Slots WILL fill up! http://cot.ag/gvDQLi #nas ...
RT @tmgstudio: Session Signup is open for DrupalCamp Nashville! Get your sessions posted! Slots WILL...
April 8, 2011 - 27 words,

"Location: Southern and Northern California" -- where I come from we simply call that "California."
"Location: Southern and Northern California"—where I come from we simply call that "California."...
April 5, 2011 - 22 words,

My linkedin invitation strategy: Ignore all invites. When I get a reminder in a few weeks, if I still remember who the person is, accept.
My linkedin invitation strategy: Ignore all invites. When I get a reminder in a few...
April 5, 2011 - 32 words,

Sign up for the #opengov hackathon at Philly Tech Week. http://ow.ly/4tHg7 First chance to build on the new Philly APIs http://ow.ly/4tHrt
Sign up for the #opengov hackathon at Philly Tech Week. http://ow.ly/4tHg7 First chance to build...
April 5, 2011 - 28 words,

Overheard: "There's this new web site where you can Google people..."
Overheard: "There’s this new web site where you can Google people..." Apr 5, 2011 7...
April 5, 2011 - 18 words,

Thanks. You should see the whole thing! RT @BRoodman: @akalsey I actually thought your talk was the best startup pitch so far at #data2con
Thanks. You should see the whole thing! RT @BRoodman: @akalsey I actually thought your talk...
April 4, 2011 - 31 words,

My 5 minute talk at #data2con sucked. 30 seconds after I started, they held up a sign indicating 2 minutes remaining.
My 5 minute talk at #data2con sucked. 30 seconds after I started, they held up...
April 4, 2011 - 28 words,

About to go on stage at #data2con and talk public data and voice with @Tropo and @phonosdk
About to go on stage at #data2con and talk public data and voice with @Tropo...
April 4, 2011 - 24 words,

RT @digiphile: Heads up, #gov20 folks. RT @jakebrewer Calling your rep is demonstrably more effective than online petitions. http://bit. ...
RT @digiphile: Heads up, #gov20 folks. RT @jakebrewer Calling your rep is demonstrably more effective...
April 4, 2011 - 27 words,

Uh oh, @jeffiel is in the interview chair right before me. Should check for booby traps.
Uh oh, @jeffiel is in the interview chair right before me. Should check for booby...
April 4, 2011 - 23 words,

Daily Reading from April 03, 2011
Links to what I’ve been reading recently. How Better Tweeting Builds Staff Engagement — "Yahoo’s...
April 3, 2011 - 56 words,

Yahoo Fantasy Baseball now gives badges for completing tasks. The gamiification of something that was already a game. http://ow.ly/4rPrF
Yahoo Fantasy Baseball now gives badges for completing tasks. The gamiification of something that was...
April 2, 2011 - 26 words,

First use of a whiteboard in the new @voxeo office: @loopingrage and Wei. http://t.co/9vgcDma
First use of a whiteboard in the new @voxeo office: @loopingrage and Wei. http://t.co/9vgcDma Apr...
April 1, 2011 - 21 words,

Apparently one of the 4 elevators is misconfigured. Won't allow selection for the 10th floor.
Apparently one of the 4 elevators is misconfigured. Won’t allow selection for the 10th floor....
April 1, 2011 - 22 words,

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