May 2011 Archives

RT @tripug: We've got @tropo coming to do a presentation. June 8, check out for details: http://www.meetup.com/mysql-144/
RT @tripug: We’ve got @tropo coming to do a presentation. June 8, check out for...
May 30, 2011 - 24 words,

I'll be in Raleigh for a week starting next weekend. Anyone want to meet up?
I’ll be in Raleigh for a week starting next weekend. Anyone want to meet up?...
May 29, 2011 - 22 words,

3 talks @SacDrupal Camp mention @Tropo - voipdrupal uses Tropo, my app dev talk had a voice demo, & @dboeger's site case study includes SMS
3 talks @SacDrupal Camp mention @Tropo - voipdrupal uses Tropo, my app dev talk had...
May 28, 2011 - 32 words,

RT @digiphile: "I requested an Excel document; they sent me a PDF of a scan of a printout of a web app"-@onyxfish http://j.mp/kCDIIK #gov20
RT @digiphile: "I requested an Excel document; they sent me a PDF of a scan...
May 28, 2011 - 32 words,

Funny Junk will let anyone sub me to your crappy email without confirming, but to unsub on your ad-laden page I get a captcha & confirmation
Funny Junk will let anyone sub me to your crappy email without confirming, but to...
May 28, 2011 - 33 words,

Overheard: "Drupal is magic, right?"
Overheard: "Drupal is magic, right?" May 28, 2011 12 :30 via Twitter...
May 28, 2011 - 12 words,

Chicago has some of the best food in the country. O'Hare is one of the busiest airports in the world. Perhaps someone could combine the two?
Chicago has some of the best food in the country. O'Hare is one of the...
May 27, 2011 - 33 words,

I just saw an animated gif email signature. What is wrong with people?
I just saw an animated gif email signature. What is wrong with people? May 27,...
May 27, 2011 - 20 words,

You know the #tek11 hackathon is going well when they announce an open bar in the other room and 2/3 of the people don't budge.
You know the #tek11 hackathon is going well when they announce an open bar in...
May 26, 2011 - 32 words,

My talk on adding real time communications to web applications starts at #tek11 in 5 mins in the keynote room. Come see @Tropo in action.
My talk on adding real time communications to web applications starts at #tek11 in 5...
May 26, 2011 - 32 words,

Daily Reading from May 26, 2011
Links to what I’ve been reading recently. * [Title Inflation Emerges With A Vengence](http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/FeldThoughts/~3/4QXmhf6BRNs/title-inflation-emerges-with-a-vengence.html) —...
May 26, 2011 - 56 words,

Many thanks to @bhsalzer and @dkworldwide for letting me join them for beer brewing last night.
Many thanks to @bhsalzer and @dkworldwide for letting me join them for beer brewing last...
May 25, 2011 - 23 words,

Took 9 hours to complete the @mashery #tek11 challenge, but to be fair, the iphone can't show html source. 3 mins once I opened the laptop.
Took 9 hours to complete the @mashery #tek11 challenge, but to be fair, the iphone...
May 25, 2011 - 33 words,

Started my #tek11 talk by telling people to leave. "Here's what I'll be covering, doesn't fit your needs? feel free to find another talk."
Started my #tek11 talk by telling people to leave. "Here’s what I’ll be covering, doesn’t...
May 25, 2011 - 31 words,

There's going to be run on @Tropo shirts at #tek11. From the keynote stage @CalEvans just told everyone we've got the best shirts in tech.
There’s going to be run on @Tropo shirts at #tek11. From the keynote stage @CalEvans...
May 25, 2011 - 32 words,

#tek11 had custom room keys made up. @Tropo logo is on the back. http://t.co/yXiSft8
#tek11 had custom room keys made up. @Tropo logo is on the back. http://t.co/yXiSft8 May...
May 24, 2011 - 21 words,

I think we landed in Ohio and are taxiing to O'Hare.
I think we landed in Ohio and are taxiing to O'Hare. May 24, 2011 6...
May 24, 2011 - 18 words,

The coolest conference logo I've seen so far belongs to @drupalcon London http://t.co/Jy5lByO
The coolest conference logo I’ve seen so far belongs to @drupalcon London http://t.co/Jy5lByO May 24,...
May 24, 2011 - 20 words,

Seeing an alphabet soup of certifications in email signatures makes me want to get an honorary degree and include it in my signature.
Seeing an alphabet soup of certifications in email signatures makes me want to get an...
May 24, 2011 - 30 words,

Reading earbud reviews, I immediately ignore any reviewer who compares something to Bose.
Reading earbud reviews, I immediately ignore any reviewer who compares something to Bose. May 24,...
May 24, 2011 - 20 words,

Said orthodontist once made us wait 50 minutes when we were 1st appointment of the day. I'm fed up.
Said orthodontist once made us wait 50 minutes when we were 1st appointment of the...
May 24, 2011 - 26 words,

I once showed up 1 hr late to my kids' orthodontist to make a point. "You don't care when my appointments are, why should I?"
I once showed up 1 hr late to my kids' orthodontist to make a point....
May 24, 2011 - 32 words,

Wish more doctors would do this: a list of how late each doctor is running. http://t.co/W6qfpqz
Wish more doctors would do this: a list of how late each doctor is running....
May 24, 2011 - 23 words,

Off to Chicago this afternoon for #tek11. I'm giving two talks (Drupal and real time comms) and @Tropo is sponsoring the hackaton & contest
Off to Chicago this afternoon for #tek11. I’m giving two talks (Drupal and real time...
May 24, 2011 - 31 words,

Clear is back: the co. that speeds you through airport security. Only Orlando & Denver, but skipping Disneyfied lines at MCO is worth $200.
Clear is back: the co. that speeds you through airport security. Only Orlando & Denver,...
May 23, 2011 - 31 words,

Any suggestions for noise isolating earbuds under $100 with the iphone mic and controls? My travel pair have have gone mute in one ear.
Any suggestions for noise isolating earbuds under $100 with the iphone mic and controls? My...
May 23, 2011 - 31 words,

According to the product data on the Klipsch web site, there's virtually no difference between the $60 & $350 earbuds. Datasheet fail.
According to the product data on the Klipsch web site, there’s virtually no difference between...
May 23, 2011 - 29 words,

Emergency Alert appearing on TV right now has a LONG list of counties that are affected by the alert, but no details on what it's for.
Emergency Alert appearing on TV right now has a LONG list of counties that are...
May 21, 2011 - 33 words,

Lincecum's pitching like there's no tomorrow.
Lincecum’s pitching like there’s no tomorrow. May 21, 2011 6 :08 via Twitter...
May 21, 2011 - 13 words,

Anyone seen Joe? I swear he was right here a minute ago.
Anyone seen Joe? I swear he was right here a minute ago. May 21, 2011...
May 21, 2011 - 19 words,

How I met @ccg - She drove me from Santa Monica to LAX in her Mini to barely make a flight after I spoke at LADrupal. Like a bat outta hell.
How I met @ccg - She drove me from Santa Monica to LAX in her...
May 19, 2011 - 38 words,

The dentist office is playing the Glee soundtrack. Aren't their patients in enough pain already?
The dentist office is playing the Glee soundtrack. Aren’t their patients in enough pain already?...
May 19, 2011 - 22 words,

I spent most of high school in Raleigh, NC, but haven't been there in 20 years. In a few weeks, I'll be there for a week, talking Tropo.
I spent most of high school in Raleigh, NC, but haven’t been there in 20...
May 19, 2011 - 35 words,

Note to startups: Attacking a market segment that doesn't need your product and has no money to spend isn't disruptive. It's stupid.
Note to startups: Attacking a market segment that doesn’t need your product and has no...
May 17, 2011 - 29 words,

Hmm. Medics went down the jetway, didn't return, and now we're boarding. There's no way that stretcher's going to fit in the overhead bin.
Hmm. Medics went down the jetway, didn’t return, and now we’re boarding. There’s no way...
May 16, 2011 - 31 words,

The paramedics weren't in a hurry, so I guess it's nothing serious.
The paramedics weren’t in a hurry, so I guess it’s nothing serious. May 16, 2011...
May 16, 2011 - 19 words,

The paramedics showing up at the gate with a stretcher probably explains why we're 10 mins from takeoff & haven't boarded yet.
The paramedics showing up at the gate with a stretcher probably explains why we’re 10...
May 16, 2011 - 29 words,

Fox baseball announcer keeps saying "crafty lefty." I'm waiting for the pitcher to leave the mound with a macrame pot holder.
Fox baseball announcer keeps saying "crafty lefty." I’m waiting for the pitcher to leave the...
May 14, 2011 - 28 words,

RT @Tropo: Tropo's coming to Raleigh. What tech meetups we should visit while we're there?
RT @Tropo: Tropo’s coming to Raleigh. What tech meetups we should visit while we’re there?...
May 13, 2011 - 22 words,

RT @Tropo: Tropo's invading php|tek with a huge hackathon, a contest, and two sessions. http://cot.ag/iU7Fut #PHP devs, come join us in ...
RT @Tropo: Tropo’s invading php|tek with a huge hackathon, a contest, and two sessions. http://cot.ag/iU7Fut...
May 13, 2011 - 29 words,

Having your company name show up in the title of a major tech blog means a Twitter vanity search will be useless for a few hours.
Having your company name show up in the title of a major tech blog means...
May 11, 2011 - 33 words,

Until now, I had no idea that working on a crossword puzzle could be so... vocal.
Until now, I had no idea that working on a crossword puzzle could be so......
May 11, 2011 - 23 words,

Nice job @cbs13rightnow on using a circa 2001 XBox in your photo to illustrate the story of a cop shoplifting an xbox.
Nice job @cbs13rightnow on using a circa 2001 XBox in your photo to illustrate the...
May 11, 2011 - 29 words,

A truly sleazy practice: "Although the program is now full, we still do offer breakout sessions and keynotes via sponsorship of the event."
A truly sleazy practice: "Although the program is now full, we still do offer breakout...
May 11, 2011 - 30 words,

Google is looking to improve Android upgrades. Should look at what Palm does with Pre owners: sends a tech to the home of both of them.
Google is looking to improve Android upgrades. Should look at what Palm does with Pre...
May 11, 2011 - 33 words,

RT @joshdmorg: With MSFT buying Skype normally I would worry about them screwing up the Mac client, but thankfully Skype already did tha ...
RT @joshdmorg: With MSFT buying Skype normally I would worry about them screwing up the...
May 11, 2011 - 31 words,

Want an SMS API that's cheap, fast AND easy? SMS from @Tropo is now 1 cent per message http://t.co/KCVoyev
Want an SMS API that’s cheap, fast AND easy? SMS from @Tropo is now 1...
May 11, 2011 - 26 words,

I need to get one of these for @the_jeremy http://ow.ly/4RFsr
I need to get one of these for @the_jeremy http://ow.ly/4RFsr May 10, 2011 4 :49...
May 10, 2011 - 17 words,

I'm excited to announce that I've avoided the trite phrase "we’re excited to announce" in all my product announcements. http://ow.ly/4REo4
I’m excited to announce that I’ve avoided the trite phrase "we’re excited to announce" in...
May 10, 2011 - 27 words,

Skype: because it's so passé to be a serial entrepreneur by having multiple companies.
Skype: because it’s so passe to be a serial entrepreneur by having multiple companies. May...
May 10, 2011 - 21 words,

For those companies who missed out on buying Skype, don't despair. The Skype founders will be selling it again in a few years.
For those companies who missed out on buying Skype, don’t despair. The Skype founders will...
May 10, 2011 - 30 words,

RT @lxbarth: Just forked https://github.com/gitrecipes/main - planning on adding a recipe later today (via @bmann, @akalsey)
RT @lxbarth: Just forked https://github.com/gitrecipes/main - planning on adding a recipe later today (via @bmann,...
May 10, 2011 - 23 words,

Inspired by a conversation with @bmann http://t.co/ASTg38v - go fork it. Can't wait to see the pull requests.
Inspired by a conversation with @bmann http://t.co/ASTg38v - go fork it. Can’t wait to see...
May 10, 2011 - 25 words,

Now maybe Skype will finally figure out how to work with developers, developers, developers, developers.
Now maybe Skype will finally figure out how to work with developers, developers, developers, developers....
May 9, 2011 - 22 words,

DrupalCamp Sacramento is coming May 28-29. http://t.co/uPL8wsj - follow @Sacdrupal for more.
DrupalCamp Sacramento is coming May 28-29. http://t.co/uPL8wsj - follow @Sacdrupal for more. May 9, 2011...
May 9, 2011 - 19 words,

Zack's making himself a new skim board, complete with a logo he designed. http://t.co/nyPWkjx
Zack’s making himself a new skim board, complete with a logo he designed. http://t.co/nyPWkjx May...
May 8, 2011 - 21 words,

My dog is clearly left handed (pawed?).
My dog is clearly left handed (pawed?). May 8, 2011 2 :31 via Twitter...
May 8, 2011 - 14 words,

Apparently active duty military going to or from Iraq get access to the Red Carpet lounge. http://t.co/GRnCbev He was going to Libya.
Apparently active duty military going to or from Iraq get access to the Red Carpet...
May 8, 2011 - 29 words,

United tried turning away an Army officer from the SFO Red Carpet lounge because he was flying to the wrong war. They finally let him in.
United tried turning away an Army officer from the SFO Red Carpet lounge because he...
May 8, 2011 - 33 words,

Microsoft sure knows how to throw an event. Treatment of speakers at #mwnw11 has been first class.
Microsoft sure knows how to throw an event. Treatment of speakers at #mwnw11 has been...
May 7, 2011 - 24 words,

Wandered into the mall across from my Vancouver hotel. People are standing in line to get into the Apple store.
Wandered into the mall across from my Vancouver hotel. People are standing in line to...
May 6, 2011 - 27 words,

Is paper.li good for anything other than spamming people to tell them you're reading their links? Wish I could block all paper.li tweets.
Is paper.li good for anything other than spamming people to tell them you’re reading their...
May 6, 2011 - 30 words,

Catch files uploaded by HTTP POST and store them on RackSpace CloudFiles. http://ow.ly/4P9Qy - Origianlly built to capture @Tropo recordings
Catch files uploaded by HTTP POST and store them on RackSpace CloudFiles. http://ow.ly/4P9Qy - Origianlly...
May 6, 2011 - 27 words,

Daily Reading from May 06, 2011
Links to what I’ve been reading recently. * [ Why Payments Are Hard, Even For...
May 6, 2011 - 42 words,

My mac's camera just turned on for a few moments for no apparent reason. I wonder if there's a way to see which apps accessed hardware?
My mac’s camera just turned on for a few moments for no apparent reason. I...
May 5, 2011 - 33 words,

Laying out a buffet line? Put some napkins and utensils at the end of the line, too. People always forget them at the beginning.
Laying out a buffet line? Put some napkins and utensils at the end of the...
May 5, 2011 - 31 words,

Plenty of power at #wcdev, but none of it is near the seats in the session rooms. If I knew where I could get ext cords, I'd donate them.
Plenty of power at #wcdev, but none of it is near the seats in the...
May 5, 2011 - 36 words,

RT @entendu: You are a not a Software Engineer, you're a Software Gardener: http://bit.ly/kFbC5I
RT @entendu: You are a not a Software Engineer, you’re a Software Gardener: http://bit.ly/kFbC5I May...
May 5, 2011 - 21 words,

I'm in Vancouver this week for Open Source Week. http://t.co/i7DMEjw
I’m in Vancouver this week for Open Source Week. http://t.co/i7DMEjw May 5, 2011 10 :45...
May 5, 2011 - 17 words,

#wcdev is very well done. I've been to professionally managed conferences that weren't as well organized.
#wcdev is very well done. I’ve been to professionally managed conferences that weren’t as well...
May 5, 2011 - 23 words,

#WCDev speaker called 23k pages a "big, big intranet." One of my former clients had billions of docs on millions of web servers. In 2003.
#WCDev speaker called 23k pages a "big, big intranet." One of my former clients had...
May 5, 2011 - 32 words,

Wordcamp badges have wifi info printed upside down in small print on the bottom. Easy to read while wearing. Clever. http://t.co/3sk89ld
Wordcamp badges have wifi info printed upside down in small print on the bottom. Easy...
May 5, 2011 - 28 words,

RT @Tropo: [New Blog Post] Hack for Good event in San Francisco with @Orchestra_io and @Tropo. http://cot.ag/jKnPoc #opengov #gov20
RT @Tropo: [New Blog Post] Hack for Good event in San Francisco with @Orchestra_io and...
May 5, 2011 - 26 words,

Sacramento Drupal Camp is on! http://t.co/eDraCDF - I havent decided what to present; what would you like to hear a talk on? cc @sacdrupal
Sacramento Drupal Camp is on! http://t.co/eDraCDF - I havent decided what to present; what would...
May 4, 2011 - 31 words,

A starting pitcher must finish 5 innings to qualify for a win. Who gets it if the leading starter exits early? The most effective reliever.
A starting pitcher must finish 5 innings to qualify for a win. Who gets it...
May 3, 2011 - 32 words,

I helped 3 different geek entrepreneurs figure out how to make an investor pitch last week. I feel a blog post coming on.
I helped 3 different geek entrepreneurs figure out how to make an investor pitch last...
May 2, 2011 - 30 words,

RT @Zend_News: #ZendCon 2011 Call for Papers is open. Start submitting now: http://zendcon.com/2011/ #php
RT @Zend_News: #ZendCon 2011 Call for Papers is open. Start submitting now: http://zendcon.com/2011/ #php May...
May 2, 2011 - 21 words,

RT @CalEvans: Some APIs I can look at and immediately say "Yep, I can work with that". Others for some reason, just do not make sense to me.
RT @CalEvans: Some APIs I can look at and immediately say "Yep, I can work...
May 2, 2011 - 35 words,

Daily Reading from May 02, 2011
Links to what I’ve been reading recently. * [Summary of the Amazon EC2 and Amazon...
May 2, 2011 - 33 words,

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