August 2011 Archives

Spent 15 minutes tuning a new PHP/mysql server for @Voxeo blogs today. 6x speedup. Default mysql config is great if you have 256mb RAM.
Spent 15 minutes tuning a new PHP/mysql server for @Voxeo blogs today. 6x speedup. Default...
August 30, 2011 - 31 words,

RT @SFoskett: TSA guy: "I worked at a jail and this (body scanning & putdowns) is nothing" Me: "but the people at the jail were criminals"
RT @SFoskett: TSA guy: "I worked at a jail and this (body scanning & putdowns)...
August 28, 2011 - 33 words,

Daily Reading from August 27, 2011
Links to what I’ve been reading recently. * [A List Apart: Articles: Responsive Web Design](http://www.alistapart.com/articles/responsive-web-design/)...
August 27, 2011 - 15 words,

Judging from this mail I just received, the Swiss National Lotto is outsourcing their email to Hotmail.
Judging from this mail I just received, the Swiss National Lotto is outsourcing their email...
August 24, 2011 - 24 words,

Daily Reading from August 24, 2011
Links to what I’ve been reading recently. * [My Suggestion on Patent Law](http://blogmaverick.com/2011/08/07/my-suggestion-on-patent-law/)...
August 24, 2011 - 13 words,

RT @Tropo: 30 minutes left for the #drupalcon Developer Challenge. http://t.co/gKD84lV Entries starting to pour in.
RT @Tropo: 30 minutes left for the #drupalcon Developer Challenge. http://t.co/gKD84lV Entries starting to pour...
August 23, 2011 - 23 words,

Time for 6 degrees of @tmornini game? Connected to lots of people I am. Twitter convo with @andrewatideal, @orchestra_io purchase. #GoTomGo
Time for 6 degrees of @tmornini game? Connected to lots of people I am. Twitter...
August 23, 2011 - 28 words,

For some reason @4sq thinks @ken_pepple in CA and @dkworldwide in Chicago are near me in London. Keep getting "nearby" pings from them.
For some reason @4sq thinks @ken_pepple in CA and @dkworldwide in Chicago are near me...
August 23, 2011 - 30 words,

Daily Reading from August 23, 2011
Links to what I’ve been reading recently. * [ Secrets Of Freemium Pricing: Make The...
August 23, 2011 - 18 words,

RT @lanyrdalert: Drupal Module Developer Challenge by Tropo: Kick-Off in Day Stage, 2:00pm @akalsey http://t.co/6k9XtkZ
RT @lanyrdalert: Drupal Module Developer Challenge by Tropo: Kick-Off in Day Stage, 2:00pm @akalsey http://t.co/6k9XtkZ...
August 22, 2011 - 22 words,

Left my UK plug at home on accident. Hotel has one for loan. No matter what you forget, always ask the hotel. They have all sorts of loaners
Left my UK plug at home on accident. Hotel has one for loan. No matter...
August 22, 2011 - 35 words,

On a flight through Chicago at 2pm. Asked @united why they didn't do that first, said it's not through SF. Like I care where my layover is.
On a flight through Chicago at 2pm. Asked @united why they didn’t do that first,...
August 21, 2011 - 34 words,

If @united would have given more notice of the delay, I could have bailed on the flight and headed to SF by car or train.
If @united would have given more notice of the delay, I could have bailed on...
August 21, 2011 - 32 words,

Saul Duran at @united wasn't hired for his customer service skills. He's being rude to other employees, can't communicate clearly to me.
Saul Duran at @united wasn’t hired for his customer service skills. He’s being rude to...
August 21, 2011 - 29 words,

Next flight is at 7pm, no seats in coach. Plenty of space in business, but @united won't move me up. Wonder if @delta or someone else would.
Next flight is at 7pm, no seats in coach. Plenty of space in business, but...
August 21, 2011 - 34 words,

Hey @united changed their twitter handle. Must have had too many complaints at the old one.
Hey @united changed their twitter handle. Must have had too many complaints at the old...
August 21, 2011 - 23 words,

Why does @unitedairlines even have a Sacramento to SF flight? It's NEVER on time. Always miss my connecting flight. I should just drive in.
Why does @unitedairlines even have a Sacramento to SF flight? It’s NEVER on time. Always...
August 21, 2011 - 31 words,

Ouch. Heathrow to Drupalcon cab is £60. @martin_q suggests X26 direct bus to Croydon for £2.50. About same time as cab. Leaves every 30 mins
Ouch. Heathrow to Drupalcon cab is PS60. @martin_q suggests X26 direct bus to Croydon for...
August 20, 2011 - 32 words,

Anyone arriving at Heathrow around 7am Monday for #Drupalcon? Want to share a cab?
Anyone arriving at Heathrow around 7am Monday for #Drupalcon? Want to share a cab? Aug...
August 20, 2011 - 21 words,

Translating PHP for the British http://t.co/HeCcoQx
Translating PHP for the British http://t.co/HeCcoQx Aug 20, 2011 9 :48 via Twitter...
August 20, 2011 - 13 words,

Very odd: an event we're not involved in has been advertising for weeks that we're a sponsor.
Very odd: an event we’re not involved in has been advertising for weeks that we’re...
August 19, 2011 - 24 words,

I'll be in London next week for Drupalcon, sponsoring the #Drupal dev contest. http://ow.ly/66TDN Hit me up if you'd like to meet there.
I’ll be in London next week for Drupalcon, sponsoring the #Drupal dev contest. http://ow.ly/66TDN Hit...
August 18, 2011 - 30 words,

Job listing for a "reputed Company" http://t.co/wX5cLyV - I do not think that word means what you think it means.
Job listing for a "reputed Company" http://t.co/wX5cLyV - I do not think that word means...
August 17, 2011 - 27 words,

I'm speaking tonight at @founding about getting from startup idea to product. Fun subject and a Great group. @Tropo is a sponsor.
I’m speaking tonight at @founding about getting from startup idea to product. Fun subject and...
August 16, 2011 - 29 words,

Like much else, Wikipedia has some good information on area code splits and overlays in North America. http://ow.ly/62Doy
Like much else, Wikipedia has some good information on area code splits and overlays in...
August 13, 2011 - 25 words,

Many planned area code splits and overlays have been postponed. Needs for new area codes has slowed due to a new way of allocating numbers.
Many planned area code splits and overlays have been postponed. Needs for new area codes...
August 13, 2011 - 32 words,

Thought 415 was on the list of upcoming area code splits, but looking now, apparently not. Did you know they plan splits years in advance?
Thought 415 was on the list of upcoming area code splits, but looking now, apparently...
August 13, 2011 - 32 words,

And parts of San Mateo cty, but not for much longer. RT @joshdmorg: @akalsey 415 still also serves Marin
And parts of San Mateo cty, but not for much longer. RT @joshdmorg: @akalsey 415...
August 13, 2011 - 26 words,

There are a surprising number of area codes that only serve a single city. San Antonio, Pittsburgh, NYC, San Francisco...
There are a surprising number of area codes that only serve a single city. San...
August 13, 2011 - 27 words,

Pouring over phone number inventory lists. Exciting, I know. But I DID just discover there's a town in Rhode Island called Woonsocket.
Pouring over phone number inventory lists. Exciting, I know. But I DID just discover there’s...
August 13, 2011 - 29 words,

Drinking some Life & Limb, a fantastic collaboration between Sierra Nevada and Dogfish Head. Great stuff, highly recommended.
Drinking some Life & Limb, a fantastic collaboration between Sierra Nevada and Dogfish Head. Great...
August 13, 2011 - 25 words,

My new business cards are stickers. That's how cool we are.
My new business cards are stickers. That’s how cool we are. Aug 12, 2011 4...
August 12, 2011 - 18 words,

I'm whipping up an improvement to my #LSRC door prize entry application from last year. Ruby source coming soon.
I’m whipping up an improvement to my #LSRC door prize entry application from last year....
August 10, 2011 - 26 words,

Star Wars AND a Giants game? With a Brian Wilson in carbonite giveaway? Yes please. http://ow.ly/5ZdYc (via @dkworldwide)
Star Wars AND a Giants game? With a Brian Wilson in carbonite giveaway? Yes please....
August 9, 2011 - 25 words,

RT @onsip: Onsip team cappuccinos at Intelligentsia in Chicago. Thanks to @akalsey for the suggestion. #ClueCon http://t.co/pe5mIRY
RT @onsip: Onsip team cappuccinos at Intelligentsia in Chicago. Thanks to @akalsey for the suggestion....
August 9, 2011 - 24 words,

Many thanks to the folks from @onsip. They're making an Intelligensia run, but I've got @cluecon duties, so they offered to bring me some.
Many thanks to the folks from @onsip. They’re making an Intelligensia run, but I’ve got...
August 9, 2011 - 31 words,

Some banks serve coffee, but ING Direct is running a full coffee shop with a bank in it. (@ ING Direct Café) [pic]: http://4sq.com/qwrANT
Some banks serve coffee, but ING Direct is running a full coffee shop with a...
August 9, 2011 - 31 words,

Seen at #cluecon; "who saw my talk last year?" - two hands go up. "If I'd known that, I could have just reused that talk."
Seen at #cluecon; "who saw my talk last year?" - two hands go up. "If...
August 9, 2011 - 32 words,

Hello, we're the #SFGiants. Could someone please give us the directions to home plate? We seem to be lost.
Hello, we’re the #SFGiants. Could someone please give us the directions to home plate? We...
August 8, 2011 - 26 words,

Nice touch: the replacement for my way overcooked steak was brought out by the chef, who waited for me to cut in and approve it.
Nice touch: the replacement for my way overcooked steak was brought out by the chef,...
August 8, 2011 - 32 words,

If this steak is rare, could you please bring me one that's raw instead?
If this steak is rare, could you please bring me one that’s raw instead? Aug...
August 8, 2011 - 21 words,

Daily Reading from August 08, 2011
Links to what I’ve been reading recently. * [ Is your company creating a social...
August 8, 2011 - 92 words,

Email legal disclaimer: "All works, ideas, or copy within are copyrighted by..." That's great, but you can't copyright an idea.
Email legal disclaimer: "All works, ideas, or copy within are copyrighted by..." That’s great, but...
August 5, 2011 - 27 words,

We hold a @Voxeo lunch and learn on first Fridays. Internal 15 minute presentations on diverse subjects. Today @xerafin is talking hypnosis.
We hold a @Voxeo lunch and learn on first Fridays. Internal 15 minute presentations on...
August 5, 2011 - 29 words,

HD is not kind to Bip Roberts. Can we have a video outage again now? #SFGiants
HD is not kind to Bip Roberts. Can we have a video outage again now?...
August 4, 2011 - 23 words,

I've heard that offense is a good thing. As a #SFGiants fan, I have no firsthand knowledge of this. Are the rumors true?
I’ve heard that offense is a good thing. As a #SFGiants fan, I have no...
August 4, 2011 - 30 words,

It's 2:17 pm and I'm just now getting to my email today. That's how crazy this day has been.
It’s 2:17 pm and I’m just now getting to my email today. That’s how crazy...
August 4, 2011 - 26 words,

Wow, I looked up the top iOS apps from around the world http://ow.ly/5UL1C and found that a @tropo powered app is #1 in many places.
Wow, I looked up the top iOS apps from around the world http://ow.ly/5UL1C and found...
August 3, 2011 - 32 words,

I love looking at the Apple & Android app store top apps lists and seeing several @Tropo customers on it.
I love looking at the Apple & Android app store top apps lists and seeing...
August 1, 2011 - 27 words,

The growler I bought from Brew It Up is completely flat. Still tasty, but I'm a bit disappointed.
The growler I bought from Brew It Up is completely flat. Still tasty, but I’m...
August 1, 2011 - 25 words,

. @JD_Gryph just showed me a 419 scam that uses "I fell for a 419 scam & I need your help" as the bait. Very meta.
. @JD_Gryph just showed me a 419 scam that uses "I fell for a 419...
August 1, 2011 - 33 words,

Zack is now a licensed driver.
Zack is now a licensed driver. Aug 1, 2011 3 :34 via Twitter...
August 1, 2011 - 13 words,

70 minutes past the appointment time, still 2 cars ahead of us. So much for the DMV suggesting we allow 90 minutes total for the test.
70 minutes past the appointment time, still 2 cars ahead of us. So much for...
August 1, 2011 - 33 words,

2pm DMV appointment, and here we are 40 mins later with 10 cars still in front of us. I feel like I'm at an Apple Store or something.
2pm DMV appointment, and here we are 40 mins later with 10 cars still in...
August 1, 2011 - 35 words,

Zack goes in for try number two on his driving test this afternoon. Is there any more terrifying time for a parent than this?
Zack goes in for try number two on his driving test this afternoon. Is there...
August 1, 2011 - 31 words,

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