February 2012 Archives

RT @Tropo: Win a free pass to @DrupalCon 2012 in Denver from @Tropo - http://t.co/6vy9mJtR @Drupalcondenver
RT @Tropo: Win a free pass to @DrupalCon 2012 in Denver from @Tropo - http://t.co/6vy9mJtR...
February 29, 2012 - 23 words,

If @sacbiz had any sense of humor at all, the HBGary story would have carried a byline of "anonymous". http://t.co/bSSgWjdv
If @sacbiz had any sense of humor at all, the HBGary story would have carried...
February 29, 2012 - 27 words,

A former FBI counter-terrorism agent explains why the TSA will always be an utter failure: http://t.co/1itt0jIn
A former FBI counter-terrorism agent explains why the TSA will always be an utter failure:...
February 29, 2012 - 23 words,

Why selling to small biz can kill you: High-touch owners switching providers because their current system costs $7k. Over 5 years.
Why selling to small biz can kill you: High-touch owners switching providers because their current...
February 29, 2012 - 28 words,

Learn about building phone and SMS apps with Drupal in a webinar presented by the VoipDrupal creators. on March 7 http://t.co/Bgza4cpN
Learn about building phone and SMS apps with Drupal in a webinar presented by the...
February 28, 2012 - 28 words,

Always interesting when seemingly reputable companies resort to spam email for marketing. I wonder how that decision gets made?
Always interesting when seemingly reputable companies resort to spam email for marketing. I wonder how...
February 28, 2012 - 26 words,

I need to start using the term "scoundrel" more often.
I need to start using the term "scoundrel" more often. Feb 28, 2012 7 :27...
February 27, 2012 - 17 words,

Things I never expected I'd say to my son: "Stop trying to bludgeon giants with a bow."
Things I never expected I’d say to my son: "Stop trying to bludgeon giants with...
February 27, 2012 - 24 words,

First SF Giants spring game is on the radio Saturday. I'm unable to contain my excitement.
First SF Giants spring game is on the radio Saturday. I’m unable to contain my...
February 27, 2012 - 23 words,

Gas is 7 cents more per gallon than it was 16 hours ago at the same station.
Gas is 7 cents more per gallon than it was 16 hours ago at the...
February 26, 2012 - 24 words,

Someone asked @Tropo support if we can give them a "tool free number." No I'm afraid we can't control what sort of people call you.
Someone asked @Tropo support if we can give them a "tool free number." No I’m...
February 25, 2012 - 32 words,

If your bar's featured beer for Beer Week is served lukewarm in bottles, you're doing it wrong.
If your bar’s featured beer for Beer Week is served lukewarm in bottles, you’re doing...
February 25, 2012 - 24 words,

Early bird gets the Younger.
Early bird gets the Younger. Feb 25, 2012 1 :41 via Twitter...
February 25, 2012 - 12 words,

Does your browser ring? We're making phone calls to browsers with WebRTC and Phono. http://t.co/1EPZER2j No plugins. Bye-bye Flash & Java
Does your browser ring? We’re making phone calls to browsers with WebRTC and Phono. http://t.co/1EPZER2j...
February 24, 2012 - 28 words,

Was just asked in an email chain letter to make a "Kindness Pledge." Someone doesn't know me very well.
Was just asked in an email chain letter to make a "Kindness Pledge." Someone doesn’t...
February 23, 2012 - 26 words,

Nice writeup in @gigaom about my friends at @geoloqi http://t.co/IqGP1FaZ
Nice writeup in @gigaom about my friends at @geoloqi http://t.co/IqGP1FaZ Feb 23, 2012 10 :06...
February 23, 2012 - 17 words,

SacStarts dinner starting in an hour. It's not too late to come join us. http://t.co/os4lwvSK
SacStarts dinner starting in an hour. It’s not too late to come join us. http://t.co/os4lwvSK...
February 23, 2012 - 22 words,

Seems the @sacbeerweek app is called "BeerHapps" - and it's disappointing, unless you only want to see today's events.
Seems the @sacbeerweek app is called "BeerHapps" - and it’s disappointing, unless you only want...
February 23, 2012 - 26 words,

A mobile app was promised by @sacbeerweek so I didn't write one. Now I see it didn't happen @ken_pepple and I should have done it.
A mobile app was promised by @sacbeerweek so I didn’t write one. Now I see...
February 23, 2012 - 32 words,

RT @sacstarts: Join local tech founders at the SacStarts dinner tonight. No cost, just pay for your own food. Details and RSVP at http:/ ...
RT @sacstarts: Join local tech founders at the SacStarts dinner tonight. No cost, just pay...
February 23, 2012 - 32 words,

Things you don't expect to see tweeted by your company: "I'm sure the hot soccer moms will love the Truffle Shuffle" http://t.co/DVooGYLo
Things you don’t expect to see tweeted by your company: "I’m sure the hot soccer...
February 22, 2012 - 29 words,

The @sacstarts entrepreneur dinner is tomorrow night. RSVP here http://t.co/LC3Xwcub
The @sacstarts entrepreneur dinner is tomorrow night. RSVP here http://t.co/LC3Xwcub Feb 22, 2012 2 :07...
February 22, 2012 - 17 words,

Who at Skype decided this was a useful UI for SkypeOut calls? http://t.co/B06ICq36
Who at Skype decided this was a useful UI for SkypeOut calls? http://t.co/B06ICq36 Feb 22,...
February 22, 2012 - 20 words,

Helpful tip from a "web design" company that spammed me. "Twitter can be used to get more business." Thanks, spammer!
Helpful tip from a "web design" company that spammed me. "Twitter can be used to...
February 22, 2012 - 27 words,

Just think, if @darthvader had installed a catalytic converter, he would have helped the environment AND saved the Empire.
Just think, if @darthvader had installed a catalytic converter, he would have helped the environment...
February 21, 2012 - 26 words,

"It's like a poor-man's ..." Someday I want to meet the poor-man. He has a lot of interesting tools.
"It’s like a poor-man’s ..." Someday I want to meet the poor-man. He has a...
February 21, 2012 - 26 words,

Upgrading from 2 to 8GB of RAM really changes the performance of a three year old Macbook Pro. Wish I'd done it a year ago.
Upgrading from 2 to 8GB of RAM really changes the performance of a three year...
February 20, 2012 - 32 words,

RT @Tropo: It's President's Day in the US. President McKinley was the first candidate to campaign using the telephone.
RT @Tropo: It’s President’s Day in the US. President McKinley was the first candidate to...
February 20, 2012 - 26 words,

RT @voxeo: Venture Lounge is this week @Voxeo HQ in Orlando! Get registered: http://t.co/VtNWdPAP
RT @voxeo: Venture Lounge is this week @Voxeo HQ in Orlando! Get registered: http://t.co/VtNWdPAP Feb...
February 19, 2012 - 21 words,

I wondered who would be the first Joker to make a Batman crack. Prize goes to @johnnydiggz
I wondered who would be the first Joker to make a Batman crack. Prize goes...
February 18, 2012 - 24 words,

There are hundreds of robins in the trees around my house. Never seen flocks of robins like this before. I wonder what brought them here.
There are hundreds of robins in the trees around my house. Never seen flocks of...
February 18, 2012 - 32 words,

Web sites always want me to Submit to their forms. Who do they think is in charge here, anyway? Submission is not my style.
Web sites always want me to Submit to their forms. Who do they think is...
February 18, 2012 - 31 words,

RT @Tropo: Visit us at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona! - http://t.co/HepKlRfd
RT @Tropo: Visit us at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona! - http://t.co/HepKlRfd Feb 17, 2012...
February 17, 2012 - 19 words,

Applying for a patent on a system & method for collecting royalties for inventions by using the legal system and other government coercion.
Applying for a patent on a system & method for collecting royalties for inventions by...
February 16, 2012 - 30 words,

Business plan competitions are really good at finding good business plan writers, but not so great at finding good entrepreneurs.
Business plan competitions are really good at finding good business plan writers, but not so...
February 16, 2012 - 27 words,

Yard House. Not impressed.
Yard House. Not impressed. Feb 14, 2012 7 :43 via Twitter...
February 14, 2012 - 11 words,

Join me and your fellow Sacramento tech entrepreneurs for dinner next Thursday night http://t.co/VUUDzO2u
Join me and your fellow Sacramento tech entrepreneurs for dinner next Thursday night http://t.co/VUUDzO2u Feb...
February 14, 2012 - 21 words,

RT @sacstarts: Sacramento entrepreneurs, meet us for coffee and casual #coworking tomorrow morning at Tupelo Coffee in East Sac. http:// ...
RT @sacstarts: Sacramento entrepreneurs, meet us for coffee and casual #coworking tomorrow morning at Tupelo...
February 13, 2012 - 28 words,

So that's what losing Words With Friends feels like. @tkalsey had a 120 point word and beat me by 10. I couldn't be more proud.
So that’s what losing Words With Friends feels like. @tkalsey had a 120 point word...
February 12, 2012 - 32 words,

Mariners will start workouts a week early due to their Japanese series. That means pitchers & catchers report today. Spring has arrived.
Mariners will start workouts a week early due to their Japanese series. That means pitchers...
February 11, 2012 - 29 words,

Heard from a budding tech entrepreneur today "I'm not really a sales guy." My response: you'd better become one in a hurry.
Heard from a budding tech entrepreneur today "I’m not really a sales guy." My response:...
February 10, 2012 - 29 words,

Why people use phone over gov't websites: Can't pay Fastrak w/o a credit card on file, but putting a card on file requires payment first.
Why people use phone over gov’t websites: Can’t pay Fastrak w/o a credit card on...
February 10, 2012 - 32 words,

Someday using Hotmail and AOL email addresses will become the new hipster trend.
Someday using Hotmail and AOL email addresses will become the new hipster trend. Feb 10,...
February 10, 2012 - 20 words,

RT @gadgetopia: @akalsey The last two people who have given me Hotmail addresses have apologized for it.
RT @gadgetopia: @akalsey The last two people who have given me Hotmail addresses have apologized...
February 10, 2012 - 24 words,

Is it bad that every time I see a user registration with a hotmail address, I immediately suspect a spammer?
Is it bad that every time I see a user registration with a hotmail address,...
February 10, 2012 - 27 words,

Orlando must have the slowest post office in the world. We constantly find things mailed from our office taking a week or more to arrive.
Orlando must have the slowest post office in the world. We constantly find things mailed...
February 9, 2012 - 32 words,

1st investment by @500startups was almost 2 yrs ago. When will it stop being referred to as "@davemcclure's new fund" http://t.co/ihRVjHda
1st investment by @500startups was almost 2 yrs ago. When will it stop being referred...
February 7, 2012 - 29 words,

"My device is dead." "Is the power switch on?" "Of course the pow... Oh." I'm officially one of the dumb people that call tech support.
"My device is dead." "Is the power switch on?" "Of course the pow... Oh." I’m...
February 6, 2012 - 32 words,

The entire tiddlywinks page on Wikipedia reads as if a satirist made the whole thing up. http://t.co/YF8g6UPs
The entire tiddlywinks page on Wikipedia reads as if a satirist made the whole thing...
February 4, 2012 - 24 words,

My son had an altercation, and I explained that I manage to avoid having people want to beat me up. My wife interjected, "that's not true."
My son had an altercation, and I explained that I manage to avoid having people...
February 2, 2012 - 33 words,

Says something about Twitter's priorities: in the official clients, tools for reporting a spammer are buried under several levels of menus.
Says something about Twitter’s priorities: in the official clients, tools for reporting a spammer are...
February 2, 2012 - 28 words,

My son wants to try publishing an iOS app, but a teenager spending $99 for an Apple account isn't likely. Any suggestions?
My son wants to try publishing an iOS app, but a teenager spending $99 for...
February 2, 2012 - 29 words,

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