January 2012 Archives

Just added another type of person to that list of mine.
Just added another type of person to that list of mine. Jan 31, 2012 6...
January 31, 2012 - 18 words,

RT @sacstarts: Sign up now for the SacStarts February Dinner at Cafe Bernardo http://t.co/v2obbUAs
RT @sacstarts: Sign up now for the SacStarts February Dinner at Cafe Bernardo http://t.co/v2obbUAs Jan...
January 31, 2012 - 21 words,

My son just asked me to help him with JavaScript. Awesome.
My son just asked me to help him with JavaScript. Awesome. Jan 30, 2012 9...
January 30, 2012 - 18 words,

Weird. A whole lot of people just unfollowed me.
Weird. A whole lot of people just unfollowed me. Jan 30, 2012 6 :53 via...
January 30, 2012 - 16 words,

I have a list in @Evernote... "types of people I want to attack with a power sander." It's a long list.
I have a list in @Evernote... "types of people I want to attack with a...
January 30, 2012 - 28 words,

Thanks to the brilliant @neilstratford I've challenged my kids: I'll buy them iPhones when they have their first app in the App Store.
Thanks to the brilliant @neilstratford I’ve challenged my kids: I’ll buy them iPhones when they...
January 30, 2012 - 30 words,

Is there really no way to email a task into Basecamp without paying for a third party product? Why do people like this thing again?
Is there really no way to email a task into Basecamp without paying for a...
January 30, 2012 - 32 words,

RT @jeremymeyers: @akalsey and yo uare in violation of CAN=SPAM laws and can be prosecuted.
RT @jeremymeyers: @akalsey and yo uare in violation of CAN=SPAM laws and can be prosecuted....
January 30, 2012 - 22 words,

If you auto-subscribe me to a newsletter, and make me log into my account to unsubscribe, you suck.
If you auto-subscribe me to a newsletter, and make me log into my account to...
January 30, 2012 - 25 words,

It had been years since I'd made an embarrassing "reply all" mistake. Before today.
It had been years since I’d made an embarrassing "reply all" mistake. Before today. Jan...
January 29, 2012 - 21 words,

MMA and figure skating are both decided by judges scores.
MMA and figure skating are both decided by judges scores. Jan 28, 2012 6 :43...
January 28, 2012 - 17 words,

Hey @zynga: "Sith" isn't acceptable in Words With Friends? I'm revoking your passes to the secret geek bar.
Hey @zynga: "Sith" isn’t acceptable in Words With Friends? I’m revoking your passes to the...
January 28, 2012 - 25 words,

According to my inbox, my site isn't visible on search engines, but all these SEO consultants still manage to find it AND my email address.
According to my inbox, my site isn’t visible on search engines, but all these SEO...
January 27, 2012 - 32 words,

Also, protip for recruiters. A client looking for an Art Director probably wants someone with design experience.
Also, protip for recruiters. A client looking for an Art Director probably wants someone with...
January 26, 2012 - 24 words,

Email from a "recruiter/office manager" about a job. How low on the totem pole is this client to get the office manager working the acct?
Email from a "recruiter/office manager" about a job. How low on the totem pole is...
January 26, 2012 - 32 words,

I'm importing a 13gb cvs file into a local MySQL database so I can do some analysis. It's times like this I yearn for an SSD.
I’m importing a 13gb cvs file into a local MySQL database so I can do...
January 26, 2012 - 33 words,

When surveys ask me my race, I've begun to reply "Bothan."
When surveys ask me my race, I’ve begun to reply "Bothan." Jan 26, 2012 12...
January 26, 2012 - 18 words,

RT @joshdmorg: Lots of articles lately about how to "get great PR," or "Get great exposure without PR firm!" Want to know the secret? Ha ...
RT @joshdmorg: Lots of articles lately about how to "get great PR," or "Get great...
January 26, 2012 - 33 words,

If you use @papertrailapp now you can embed your real-time logging in #Drupal pages. http://t.co/wALljEwv
If you use @papertrailapp now you can embed your real-time logging in #Drupal pages. http://t.co/wALljEwv...
January 26, 2012 - 22 words,

.@Tropo customer @babelverse offered live crowdsourced audio translation of the State of the Union. Stats at: http://t.co/iM9fbBUX
.@Tropo customer @babelverse offered live crowdsourced audio translation of the State of the Union. Stats...
January 25, 2012 - 25 words,

Steampunk gin. http://t.co/tMNnvQtL Quite good, too.
Steampunk gin. http://t.co/tMNnvQtL Quite good, too. Jan 25, 2012 10 :41 via Twitter...
January 25, 2012 - 13 words,

It must be late January. I'm scouring the nets for rumors about minor league deals for fringe players with baseball teams I don't root for.
It must be late January. I’m scouring the nets for rumors about minor league deals...
January 25, 2012 - 32 words,

Prepping a new #Drupal module for release in the morning. Sneak preview available now if you can guess where to look.
Prepping a new #Drupal module for release in the morning. Sneak preview available now if...
January 25, 2012 - 28 words,

Cloud services are hot, so I'm starting a SaaS play. Snark as a Service.
Cloud services are hot, so I’m starting a SaaS play. Snark as a Service. Jan...
January 25, 2012 - 21 words,

The iPhone weather app forecasts darkness for tonight, followed by scattered daylight in the morning.
The iPhone weather app forecasts darkness for tonight, followed by scattered daylight in the morning....
January 24, 2012 - 22 words,

I guess if the competition copies everything you do, you must be doing something right.
I guess if the competition copies everything you do, you must be doing something right....
January 24, 2012 - 22 words,

Submitting an error to my web app error reporting service causes an error on their server. Is this what irony feels like?
Submitting an error to my web app error reporting service causes an error on their...
January 24, 2012 - 29 words,

RT @sacstarts: How to Recruit Initial Beta Users For Your App http://t.co/tCMQ8XyM
RT @sacstarts: How to Recruit Initial Beta Users For Your App http://t.co/tCMQ8XyM Jan 24, 2012...
January 24, 2012 - 19 words,

Zack just got a couple of pet mice. The dogs are very curious about them.
Zack just got a couple of pet mice. The dogs are very curious about them....
January 23, 2012 - 22 words,

Some people are sore losers. I'm a sore winner.
Some people are sore losers. I’m a sore winner. Jan 23, 2012 9 :36 via...
January 23, 2012 - 16 words,

For those that asked, it's fantastic: http://t.co/4zGxTJMw
For those that asked, it’s fantastic: http://t.co/4zGxTJMw Jan 22, 2012 5 :51 via Twitter...
January 22, 2012 - 14 words,

note to self: when testing password change logic, don't use my production account. In other news, can someone reset my password for me?
note to self: when testing password change logic, don’t use my production account. In other...
January 22, 2012 - 30 words,

Mikkeller IBU 1000 brings a new meaning to "premium beer" - it's $84 for a six pack.
Mikkeller IBU 1000 brings a new meaning to "premium beer" - it’s $84 for a...
January 22, 2012 - 24 words,

If there were such a thing as software malpractice laws, the developer of this code would have been the first capital punishment case.
If there were such a thing as software malpractice laws, the developer of this code...
January 22, 2012 - 30 words,

Picked up a Mikkeller IBU1000 tonight. http://t.co/gQFcqbnL Should be like drinking fermented hop juice. First I've seen them for sale.
Picked up a Mikkeller IBU1000 tonight. http://t.co/gQFcqbnL Should be like drinking fermented hop juice. First...
January 21, 2012 - 27 words,

The cloud needs SSO.
The cloud needs SSO. Jan 18, 2012 1 :00 via Twitter...
January 17, 2012 - 11 words,

RT @yoz: Blame @akalsey for inspiring my new Twitter icon.
RT @yoz: Blame @akalsey for inspiring my new Twitter icon. Jan 17, 2012 11 :15...
January 17, 2012 - 17 words,

How many activists does it take to change a lightbulb? Activists don't change anything.
How many activists does it take to change a lightbulb? Activists don’t change anything. Jan...
January 15, 2012 - 21 words,

Twitter spammers have totally ruined the lives of really hot girls who enjoy replying to random twitter posts.
Twitter spammers have totally ruined the lives of really hot girls who enjoy replying to...
January 15, 2012 - 25 words,

"Fatal error: Can't use function return value in write context" - clearly I can. See, I just did. Why can't compilers bend to my will?
"Fatal error: Can’t use function return value in write context" - clearly I can. See,...
January 15, 2012 - 32 words,

Sadly, I had to pick from a list of options. RT @okwichu @akalsey Galactic President Superstar McAwesome is a great salutation.
Sadly, I had to pick from a list of options. RT @okwichu @akalsey Galactic President...
January 13, 2012 - 28 words,

"Salutation is a required field." Seriously?
"Salutation is a required field." Seriously? Jan 13, 2012 10 :02 via Twitter...
January 13, 2012 - 13 words,

If @yoz added a stop SOPA sticker to his avatar, his pic would become nothing but head.
If @yoz added a stop SOPA sticker to his avatar, his pic would become nothing...
January 12, 2012 - 24 words,

Side effect of Amtrak having wifi: my phone wants me to connect each time a train passes by.
Side effect of Amtrak having wifi: my phone wants me to connect each time a...
January 12, 2012 - 25 words,

Nothing I've ever accomplished in my life started as a bumper sticker. Or a Twitter avatar.
Nothing I’ve ever accomplished in my life started as a bumper sticker. Or a Twitter...
January 12, 2012 - 23 words,

Often I make a trip to SF that turns out not to be worth it. Today was not one of those times.
Often I make a trip to SF that turns out not to be worth it....
January 12, 2012 - 29 words,

It's not paranoia if people really are out to get you. /cc @andrewatideal
It’s not paranoia if people really are out to get you. /cc @andrewatideal Jan 12,...
January 12, 2012 - 20 words,

Changing your twitter pic in protest of SOPA is as effective as adding a Free Tibet bumper sticker to your car. Activity is not action.
Changing your twitter pic in protest of SOPA is as effective as adding a Free...
January 12, 2012 - 32 words,

SF might be the only place you can get a contact high while eating at a sidewalk cafe.
SF might be the only place you can get a contact high while eating at...
January 12, 2012 - 25 words,

RT @bmann: "Kicking off an effort to create an innovation economy by focusing on buildings, lifestyle, and money is..." http://t.co/hhLChMWD
RT @bmann: "Kicking off an effort to create an innovation economy by focusing on buildings,...
January 12, 2012 - 27 words,

Yes, a Do Not Call loophole allows you to call me, but why would you keep calling people you know don't want the calls? #stalkermarketing
Yes, a Do Not Call loophole allows you to call me, but why would you...
January 12, 2012 - 32 words,

RT @AaronKlein: @akalsey they're trying to figure out who is tethering
RT @AaronKlein: @akalsey they’re trying to figure out who is tethering Jan 9, 2012 3...
January 9, 2012 - 18 words,

Whatever the purpose of the AT&T RFID tags, mine was peeled off and dropped in the trash this morning.
Whatever the purpose of the AT&T RFID tags, mine was peeled off and dropped in...
January 9, 2012 - 26 words,

The name badges at the AT&T developer summit have RFID tags in them. I wonder why.
The name badges at the AT&T developer summit have RFID tags in them. I wonder...
January 9, 2012 - 23 words,

RT @sacstarts: Helping Sac region startups needs to start with helping founders. Why central planning and incubators can't help. http:// ...
RT @sacstarts: Helping Sac region startups needs to start with helping founders. Why central planning...
January 9, 2012 - 28 words,

The Palms has a mandatory $15/day bar tab. They auto-charge your room $15/day and slip a voucher for the bars under your door. Annoying.
The Palms has a mandatory $15/day bar tab. They auto-charge your room $15/day and slip...
January 8, 2012 - 31 words,

When you have only 3 minutes to demo at a hackathon, get right to the product. No one cares about your team intros or fancy slides.
When you have only 3 minutes to demo at a hackathon, get right to the...
January 8, 2012 - 33 words,

Final stretch at the AT&T Mobile hackathon. http://t.co/DwtyZLQo
Final stretch at the AT&T Mobile hackathon. http://t.co/DwtyZLQo Jan 8, 2012 8 :11 via Twitter...
January 8, 2012 - 15 words,

According to Internet Traffic Report, it seems half the Internet is down. http://t.co/pogqnSeL
According to Internet Traffic Report, it seems half the Internet is down. http://t.co/pogqnSeL Jan 8,...
January 8, 2012 - 20 words,

Make that 7 @Tropo developers here.
Make that 7 @Tropo developers here. Jan 8, 2012 11 :44 via Twitter...
January 8, 2012 - 13 words, 1 comment

I've been at the AT&T Mobile hackathon for 30 minutes and have already met four members of the @Tropo developer community.
I’ve been at the AT&T Mobile hackathon for 30 minutes and have already met four...
January 8, 2012 - 28 words,

RT @mm: Women of San Francisco: an engineer will teach you Ruby on Rails, in-person, for free, next weekend. Here: http://t.co/pTSGE055
RT @mm: Women of San Francisco: an engineer will teach you Ruby on Rails, in-person,...
January 7, 2012 - 28 words,

Is it baseball season yet?
Is it baseball season yet? Jan 7, 2012 10 :25 via Twitter...
January 7, 2012 - 12 words,

I now have enough Google Apps accounts that a way to import and export gmail settings would come in very handy.
I now have enough Google Apps accounts that a way to import and export gmail...
January 6, 2012 - 28 words,

Compatible OS: Windows ... Mac OS X. Installation step 1: Start up Windows.
Compatible OS: Windows ... Mac OS X. Installation step 1: Start up Windows. Jan 6,...
January 6, 2012 - 20 words,

Incubators are like grad schools. There's a few great ones, but for the most part they're just a way to let people avoid the real world.
Incubators are like grad schools. There’s a few great ones, but for the most part...
January 5, 2012 - 33 words,

Splitting on a comma is NOT how you parse a CSV file. You know who you are.
Splitting on a comma is NOT how you parse a CSV file. You know who...
January 4, 2012 - 24 words,

My Internet connection has been so bad I considered taking the day off. Too much to do, so relocating to Tuepelo.
My Internet connection has been so bad I considered taking the day off. Too much...
January 4, 2012 - 28 words,

Let's try that again. Don't make hidden divs the first thing on your page unless you want this http://t.co/B0rfV7ez
Let’s try that again. Don’t make hidden divs the first thing on your page unless...
January 4, 2012 - 26 words,

Remember, Google indexes divs you've hidden with CSS. Don't make them the first thing on your page unless you want this:...
Remember, Google indexes divs you’ve hidden with CSS. Don’t make them the first thing on...
January 4, 2012 - 28 words,

RT @Tropo: Finalizing our event schedule for 2012, any hackathons, startup fests or cool events you think we should know about?
RT @Tropo: Finalizing our event schedule for 2012, any hackathons, startup fests or cool events...
January 3, 2012 - 28 words,

Saw the Batman trailer tonight. I had no idea Selina Kyle was a socialist. #occupyGotham
Saw the Batman trailer tonight. I had no idea Selina Kyle was a socialist. #occupyGotham...
January 2, 2012 - 22 words,

I can never decipher my wife's grocery lists. Or else she wants me to pick up some meth.
I can never decipher my wife’s grocery lists. Or else she wants me to pick...
January 1, 2012 - 25 words,

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