April 2012 Archives

The latest Groovelectric is some of the best music I've heard recently. http://t.co/KSoIiA6V Vintage swing mixed with electronica.
The latest Groovelectric is some of the best music I’ve heard recently. http://t.co/KSoIiA6V Vintage swing...
April 30, 2012 - 25 words,

Someone posted a misspelled lost dog sign in my neighborhood saying, "Lost Husy" and some joker wrote on the bottom, "found Jesus."
Someone posted a misspelled lost dog sign in my neighborhood saying, "Lost Husy" and some...
April 30, 2012 - 29 words,

Airport announcement: all pets must be kept in their original container.
Airport announcement: all pets must be kept in their original container. Apr 29, 2012 10...
April 29, 2012 - 18 words,

At Philly airport, people aren't dangerous, but shampoo is. No naked scanners at United terminals, but TSA is strict on liquids in the bag.
At Philly airport, people aren’t dangerous, but shampoo is. No naked scanners at United terminals,...
April 28, 2012 - 31 words,

Settling in for a Phillies vs Cubs game. Cold and chance of rain, but still awesome. http://t.co/x6TYc0tC
Settling in for a Phillies vs Cubs game. Cold and chance of rain, but still...
April 28, 2012 - 24 words,

Taxi driver who just asked me for directions: you understand you just picked me up at a hotel, right?
Taxi driver who just asked me for directions: you understand you just picked me up...
April 28, 2012 - 26 words,

RT @Tropo: Tropo-powered apps win 1st & 2nd place at the #BCNIPhillly hackathon. Sheltr wins first & Switchboard takes second.
RT @Tropo: Tropo-powered apps win 1st & 2nd place at the #BCNIPhillly hackathon. Sheltr wins...
April 28, 2012 - 27 words,

Suggestion for hackathons: find some designers or design students to act as a shared resource. Nice-looking apps attract more attention.
Suggestion for hackathons: find some designers or design students to act as a shared resource....
April 28, 2012 - 27 words,

The upside of a 6am flight is it almost guarantees an upgrade.
The upside of a 6am flight is it almost guarantees an upgrade. Apr 28, 2012...
April 28, 2012 - 19 words,

RT @digiphile: http://t.co/C2AqAIKz RT @datahh Scraping, then APIs, then "citizens creating data about what governments should be doing" ...
RT @digiphile: http://t.co/C2AqAIKz RT @datahh Scraping, then APIs, then "citizens creating data about what governments...
April 28, 2012 - 26 words,

These 6am flights always sound like a good idea when I book them. Not so much when I contemplate arriving at the airport at 5am tomorrow.
These 6am flights always sound like a good idea when I book them. Not so...
April 28, 2012 - 33 words,

A familiar scene: morning at BarCamp. Talks going up on the @BCNIPhilly schedule. http://t.co/VDb7J6ds
A familiar scene: morning at BarCamp. Talks going up on the @BCNIPhilly schedule. http://t.co/VDb7J6ds Apr...
April 27, 2012 - 21 words,

Up early for the @Tropo powered hackathon at @BCNIPhilly. Helping improve citizen access to information.
Up early for the @Tropo powered hackathon at @BCNIPhilly. Helping improve citizen access to information....
April 27, 2012 - 22 words,

RT @Tropo: Setting up for the @BCNIPhilly Hackathon at Temple University. Hacking the news in a TV studio. http://t.co/yjhYyvq9
RT @Tropo: Setting up for the @BCNIPhilly Hackathon at Temple University. Hacking the news in...
April 27, 2012 - 26 words,

RT @Tropo: The @phillytechweek Signature Event is rocking. http://t.co/RDtdcy6Q
RT @Tropo: The @phillytechweek Signature Event is rocking. http://t.co/RDtdcy6Q Apr 27, 2012 4 :48 via...
April 27, 2012 - 16 words,

...and to think, you looked so normal before you spoke.
...and to think, you looked so normal before you spoke. Apr 27, 2012 4 :37...
April 27, 2012 - 17 words,

Damn, I spilled coffee on my desk and it somehow got into my laptop. Won't power up. Off to find an apple store in Philly.
Damn, I spilled coffee on my desk and it somehow got into my laptop. Won’t...
April 27, 2012 - 32 words,

My cab driver believes in "Offensive Driving." Never seen such an aggressive driver. Who needs roads when you have sidewalks & a horn?
My cab driver believes in "Offensive Driving." Never seen such an aggressive driver. Who needs...
April 27, 2012 - 30 words,

A friend from when I was growing up is now a grandpa. Apparently I'm that old.
A friend from when I was growing up is now a grandpa. Apparently I’m that...
April 27, 2012 - 23 words,

Fun thing about travel out of town: ran in to @tedc and @jeffkirkell at a database meetup. Then beers and laughs with @tedc after.
Fun thing about travel out of town: ran in to @tedc and @jeffkirkell at a...
April 26, 2012 - 31 words,

RT @Tropo: Philly Tropo users, come out the the @BCNIPhilly Hackathon on Saturday. http://t.co/gldecFwb Open data, code, fun, prizes, ...
RT @Tropo: Philly Tropo users, come out the the @BCNIPhilly Hackathon on Saturday. http://t.co/gldecFwb Open...
April 26, 2012 - 27 words,

Big fire at Penn Landing. Happened to look outside my window as it started. http://t.co/7OeKKMu7
Big fire at Penn Landing. Happened to look outside my window as it started. http://t.co/7OeKKMu7...
April 26, 2012 - 22 words,

Stopped in a local brewpub for a beer and found live jazz and the Stanley Cup playoffs in OT. Talked some baseball with the bartender.
Stopped in a local brewpub for a beer and found live jazz and the Stanley...
April 25, 2012 - 32 words,

This was a surprising sight on the road in Philly. http://t.co/bftKhRvu
This was a surprising sight on the road in Philly. http://t.co/bftKhRvu Apr 25, 2012 11...
April 25, 2012 - 18 words,

Public wifi, parks, transit, and the like are appreciated by people who are there, but people are attracted to people, not things.
Public wifi, parks, transit, and the like are appreciated by people who are there, but...
April 25, 2012 - 29 words,

Most govt officials think that if you only create infrastructure, tech entrepreneurs will flock there. Wifi, transit, etc. Not true at all
Most govt officials think that if you only create infrastructure, tech entrepreneurs will flock there....
April 25, 2012 - 29 words,

Interesting to hear Philly councilman say city can't create a tech hub. It must grow organically. Most officials don't get that.
Interesting to hear Philly councilman say city can’t create a tech hub. It must grow...
April 25, 2012 - 28 words,

At Tech Friendly Philly, they're talking about building shipping capacity. Confused how cargo ships are relevant to encouraging tech growth.
At Tech Friendly Philly, they’re talking about building shipping capacity. Confused how cargo ships are...
April 25, 2012 - 27 words,

"If anyone is having issues with Outlook, please contact IT." - What if my issues are philosophical in nature?
"If anyone is having issues with Outlook, please contact IT." - What if my issues...
April 24, 2012 - 26 words,

How do you people who monitor email in real time throughout the day and read email during conference calls actually get anything done?
How do you people who monitor email in real time throughout the day and read...
April 24, 2012 - 30 words,

RT @thedyers: Thank you @akalsey , @crashplan definitely saved my ass today #awesome
RT @thedyers: Thank you @akalsey , @crashplan definitely saved my ass today #awesome Apr 23,...
April 23, 2012 - 20 words,

Radio announcer just said Freddy Sanchez is expected to get to 2nd base in a few days. Can't you give the poor guy some privacy? #sfgiants
Radio announcer just said Freddy Sanchez is expected to get to 2nd base in a...
April 23, 2012 - 33 words,

Here at @Tropo HQ, we're asking the important questions... "Do bathtub distilleries explode as often as backyard meth labs?"
Here at @Tropo HQ, we’re asking the important questions... "Do bathtub distilleries explode as often...
April 23, 2012 - 26 words,

RT @Tropo: Meet Tropo at @PhillyTechWeek and hack the news at @BCNIPhilly Hackathon - http://t.co/t4wkjkpa
RT @Tropo: Meet Tropo at @PhillyTechWeek and hack the news at @BCNIPhilly Hackathon - http://t.co/t4wkjkpa...
April 23, 2012 - 22 words,

I don't know what's worse: this 90 degree heat or knowing that in a couple of months 90 will seem cool.
I don’t know what’s worse: this 90 degree heat or knowing that in a couple...
April 22, 2012 - 28 words,

Philly friends, I'll be arriving Tuesday for tech week and the @Tropo News Innovation hackathon. Any must-attend events I should hit?
Philly friends, I’ll be arriving Tuesday for tech week and the @Tropo News Innovation hackathon....
April 22, 2012 - 28 words,

Fleeting fame: Lisa Loeb is performing today in Folsom, CA. At the Whole Foods Bier Garten.
Fleeting fame: Lisa Loeb is performing today in Folsom, CA. At the Whole Foods Bier...
April 22, 2012 - 23 words,

RT @sacstarts: [new post] Want an introduction to investors? Here's how to get them. http://t.co/YWDi8TGV
RT @sacstarts: [new post] Want an introduction to investors? Here’s how to get them. http://t.co/YWDi8TGV...
April 21, 2012 - 22 words,

Also in the Disney Chimpanzee movie, which one of the monkeys is the vampire? #meetoscar
Also in the Disney Chimpanzee movie, which one of the monkeys is the vampire? #meetoscar...
April 21, 2012 - 22 words,

Saw a commercial for that new Disney Chimpanzee movie, and I'm amazed how far computer animation has come.
Saw a commercial for that new Disney Chimpanzee movie, and I’m amazed how far computer...
April 21, 2012 - 25 words,

Er, 21st overall, 20th regular season perfect game.
Er, 21st overall, 20th regular season perfect game. Apr 21, 2012 3 :27 via Twitter...
April 21, 2012 - 15 words,

For a minute there, I didn't think Fox was going to show the end of Humber throwing the 20th perfect game in MLB history.
For a minute there, I didn’t think Fox was going to show the end of...
April 21, 2012 - 31 words,

The end of this Humber game is perfect drama.
The end of this Humber game is perfect drama. Apr 21, 2012 3 :26 via...
April 21, 2012 - 16 words,

I bet the pitchers would play better infield defense, too. #LOLHuff
I bet the pitchers would play better infield defense, too. #LOLHuff Apr 21, 2012 2...
April 21, 2012 - 18 words,

I'm getting a little tired of Bochy's sans-a-Belt lineups. Some of the starting pitchers are out hitting Huff.
I’m getting a little tired of Bochy’s sans-a-Belt lineups. Some of the starting pitchers are...
April 21, 2012 - 25 words,

RT @ajpiano: Any JSON that is hand-written instead of generated is to be known as "Free-range Organic JSON" from this point forward
RT @ajpiano: Any JSON that is hand-written instead of generated is to be known as...
April 21, 2012 - 29 words,

RT @DrupalAssoc: DrupalCon Munich is around the corner: call for papers and registration open http://t.co/txLLdyld
RT @DrupalAssoc: DrupalCon Munich is around the corner: call for papers and registration open http://t.co/txLLdyld...
April 20, 2012 - 22 words,

We're hiring a #Drupal developer. Hit me up if interested. Bay Area and able to work from our SF SoMa office strongly preferred.
We’re hiring a #Drupal developer. Hit me up if interested. Bay Area and able to...
April 20, 2012 - 30 words,

"Join us in Berlin for Telecom Cloud Services next week" - nothing like giving the out of towners a little notice.
"Join us in Berlin for Telecom Cloud Services next week" - nothing like giving the...
April 18, 2012 - 28 words,

Hotel offers $20 "Business Package" at booking to add internet access. Fee for in room purchase of said access? $10.
Hotel offers $20 "Business Package" at booking to add internet access. Fee for in room...
April 17, 2012 - 27 words,

Quickest way to get good engineers to ignore your recruiting email is to USE ALL CAPS AND LOTS OF!!!!! while leaving out the company name.
Quickest way to get good engineers to ignore your recruiting email is to USE ALL...
April 17, 2012 - 32 words,

The truth behind how SMS works at the carriers. http://t.co/neid0B4N
The truth behind how SMS works at the carriers. http://t.co/neid0B4N Apr 17, 2012 9 :21...
April 17, 2012 - 17 words,

Where's Cody Ross when you need him?
Where’s Cody Ross when you need him? Apr 16, 2012 7 :42 via Twitter...
April 16, 2012 - 14 words,

This is the way to watch an #SFGiants game. http://t.co/Hbuz87GE
This is the way to watch an #SFGiants game. http://t.co/Hbuz87GE Apr 16, 2012 6 :39...
April 16, 2012 - 17 words,

Short shorts with wingtips & no socks is not a pretty look. Especially if you're a 30 year old man. Is this some sort of new hipster thing?
Short shorts with wingtips & no socks is not a pretty look. Especially if you’re...
April 16, 2012 - 35 words,

It's sad that my Dodger fan friends are using "marginally better than the Pirates and Padres" as the measurement of their team.
It’s sad that my Dodger fan friends are using "marginally better than the Pirates and...
April 16, 2012 - 29 words,

"Can ask someone to fax that to us?" I don't know. Let me find a pay phone and call their beeper so I can ask.
"Can ask someone to fax that to us?" I don’t know. Let me find a...
April 16, 2012 - 32 words,

My wife, trying to light a lantern: "The wick doesn't work anymore." Me: "They make pills for that now."
My wife, trying to light a lantern: "The wick doesn’t work anymore." Me: "They make...
April 15, 2012 - 26 words,

RT @steely_glint: recording of the WebRTC session is up http://t.co/Cs3hjypA some great contributions - @danyork @elagerway @juberti @sl ...
RT @steely_glint: recording of the WebRTC session is up http://t.co/Cs3hjypA some great contributions - @danyork...
April 15, 2012 - 26 words,

It's time for our daily California spring hailstorm. Whoever's running the weather needs to check the calendar. And a map.
It’s time for our daily California spring hailstorm. Whoever’s running the weather needs to check...
April 13, 2012 - 27 words,

I hate people who make passive aggressive statements through social media directed at no one in particular.
I hate people who make passive aggressive statements through social media directed at no one...
April 13, 2012 - 24 words,

Our @Voxeo "anything goes" chat currently has a raging discussion on local places to buy meat curing and bacon making supplies. #loveit
Our @Voxeo "anything goes" chat currently has a raging discussion on local places to buy...
April 13, 2012 - 29 words,

I was irritated that this magazine required my tech review to be in MS Word format until I remembered it's a Microsoft magazine.
I was irritated that this magazine required my tech review to be in MS Word...
April 12, 2012 - 30 words,

Local biz owners ask NBA to push for sale of Kings? http://t.co/AXrVCXqL How'd they like someone to demand they sell their companies?
Local biz owners ask NBA to push for sale of Kings? http://t.co/AXrVCXqL How’d they like...
April 12, 2012 - 29 words,

In 150 years, there have been 18,000 players to make a MLB appearance. Jaime Moyer has pitched to nearly 9% of them. Seriously.
In 150 years, there have been 18,000 players to make a MLB appearance. Jaime Moyer...
April 12, 2012 - 30 words,

If the #SFGiants aren't going to score runs, at least they've got that great pitching.
If the #SFGiants aren’t going to score runs, at least they’ve got that great pitching....
April 11, 2012 - 22 words,

Can I claim my dogs as dependents? How about if they're very needy?
Can I claim my dogs as dependents? How about if they’re very needy? Apr 11,...
April 11, 2012 - 20 words,

Why is my tax software offering to blind or permanently disable me?
Why is my tax software offering to blind or permanently disable me? Apr 11, 2012...
April 11, 2012 - 19 words,

The best description of PHP 5.4 changes I've seen yet, from @codediesel. http://t.co/kvv4W2Ul (via @thedyers)
The best description of PHP 5.4 changes I’ve seen yet, from @codediesel. http://t.co/kvv4W2Ul (via @thedyers)...
April 10, 2012 - 22 words,

If your code formatting style could best be described as "random" you can be certain every developer who maintains your code will hate you.
If your code formatting style could best be described as "random" you can be certain...
April 10, 2012 - 31 words,

Apparently answering "how are you today?" with "how's that any of your business?" gets you labeled as anti-social.
Apparently answering "how are you today?" with "how’s that any of your business?" gets you...
April 10, 2012 - 25 words,

Nice job with this ecommerce site usability. During checkout I'm now step 8 of 3.
Nice job with this ecommerce site usability. During checkout I’m now step 8 of 3....
April 10, 2012 - 22 words,

New company idea: Thugs as a Service - local tough guys, metered billing, scales with demand.
New company idea: Thugs as a Service - local tough guys, metered billing, scales with...
April 10, 2012 - 23 words,

Tools like Rapportive show your Facebook profile photo to email recipients. Just something to keep in mind before you pose shirtless.
Tools like Rapportive show your Facebook profile photo to email recipients. Just something to keep...
April 10, 2012 - 28 words,

All this time, and the answer was Barry Zito. Who knew?
All this time, and the answer was Barry Zito. Who knew? Apr 9, 2012 4...
April 9, 2012 - 18 words,

I love @mheadd's new domain: http://t.co/Gq0QL3sp
I love @mheadd’s new domain: http://t.co/Gq0QL3sp Apr 8, 2012 4 :22 via Twitter...
April 8, 2012 - 13 words,

The @sfgiants are on pace to lose 162 games this year. It's all uphill from here.
The @sfgiants are on pace to lose 162 games this year. It’s all uphill from...
April 8, 2012 - 23 words,

Um, @lagunitasbrewco's tweets are protected? Whoever's running marketing there should be looking for a new job.
Um, @lagunitasbrewco’s tweets are protected? Whoever’s running marketing there should be looking for a new...
April 8, 2012 - 23 words,

Had a @greenflashbeer Palate Wrecker followed by a @lagunitasbrewco Hop Stoopid. Palate Wrecker lives up to its name.
Had a @greenflashbeer Palate Wrecker followed by a @lagunitasbrewco Hop Stoopid. Palate Wrecker lives up...
April 8, 2012 - 25 words,

So much for building around pitching and defense. #SFGiants
So much for building around pitching and defense. #SFGiants Apr 8, 2012 3 :49 via...
April 8, 2012 - 16 words,

Anyone else celebrating today's anniversary of the ratification of the 21st Amendment?
Anyone else celebrating today’s anniversary of the ratification of the 21st Amendment? Apr 7, 2012...
April 7, 2012 - 19 words,

For a town with a lot of great food, the San Diego ballpark has some unbelievably limited eating options.
For a town with a lot of great food, the San Diego ballpark has some...
April 7, 2012 - 26 words,

This must be airport where liquids are dangerous. Dozens of flights per year, & San Diego TSA is the first ever to balk at liquid in my bag.
This must be airport where liquids are dangerous. Dozens of flights per year, & San...
April 7, 2012 - 35 words,

Getting ready to watch the Padres beat the Dodgers. Nice ballpark. http://t.co/m9FmsOZv
Getting ready to watch the Padres beat the Dodgers. Nice ballpark. http://t.co/m9FmsOZv Apr 6, 2012...
April 6, 2012 - 19 words,

Indulge me while I give Kyle Lohse a virtual standing ovation. Taking a no hitter into the 7th is no easy feat.
Indulge me while I give Kyle Lohse a virtual standing ovation. Taking a no hitter...
April 4, 2012 - 29 words,

Free booze in my hotel lobby. Baseball on the tv. I might never leave.
Free booze in my hotel lobby. Baseball on the tv. I might never leave. Apr...
April 4, 2012 - 21 words,

I found dueling pianos in San Diego. Where's @johnnydiggz when you need him? http://t.co/Bm9Wy4ql
I found dueling pianos in San Diego. Where’s @johnnydiggz when you need him? http://t.co/Bm9Wy4ql Apr...
April 3, 2012 - 21 words,

Flying through the danger zone. http://t.co/OOJs3wIU
Flying through the danger zone. http://t.co/OOJs3wIU Apr 3, 2012 1 :26 via Twitter...
April 3, 2012 - 13 words,

We're hiring a Drupal Developer in SF to help us shape the future of communications. Come join @tropo http://t.co/yGRlOxXS
We’re hiring a Drupal Developer in SF to help us shape the future of communications....
April 3, 2012 - 26 words,

First Beard sighting of the year. http://t.co/ZPhU9rlp
First Beard sighting of the year. http://t.co/ZPhU9rlp Apr 2, 2012 10 :02 via Twitter...
April 2, 2012 - 14 words,

You know how the symptoms of every disease sounds like something you might have? I'm pretty sure I've got this: http://t.co/RkWLVEFr
You know how the symptoms of every disease sounds like something you might have? I’m...
April 2, 2012 - 28 words,

Note to pretty much every company on the internet: You're not funny. You can stop trying now.
Note to pretty much every company on the internet: You’re not funny. You can stop...
April 1, 2012 - 24 words,

So excited to try Kindle Prime lending that I didn't think too much about the book. Burned my one-a-month limit on a $2 book.
So excited to try Kindle Prime lending that I didn’t think too much about the...
April 1, 2012 - 31 words,

"Borrow a book as frequently as once per month " - who are these slow readers that ebook libraries are designed for?
"Borrow a book as frequently as once per month " - who are these slow...
April 1, 2012 - 29 words,

"With your Amazon Prime membership, you can borrow this book for free from your Kindle device." -- Woah, that's awesome!
"With your Amazon Prime membership, you can borrow this book for free from your Kindle...
April 1, 2012 - 27 words,

If I block users with promoted tweets, will I see their future tweet ads? Or did Twitter choose dollars over users?
If I block users with promoted tweets, will I see their future tweet ads? Or...
April 1, 2012 - 28 words,

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