May 2012 Archives

It's all fun and games until someone loses a DNS zone.
It’s all fun and games until someone loses a DNS zone. May 31, 2012 8...
May 31, 2012 - 18 words,

RT @MissieSarah: @akalsey Can we make a list of obnoxious and unseemly things you should stop doing? I've got over 30 years' worth.
RT @MissieSarah: @akalsey Can we make a list of obnoxious and unseemly things you should...
May 31, 2012 - 30 words,

Gloating in front of others is obnoxious and unseemly. I should probably stop doing it.
Gloating in front of others is obnoxious and unseemly. I should probably stop doing it....
May 31, 2012 - 22 words,

RT @SacHackerLab: Tickets are rolling in for Cereal Hack! Sacramento Mobile Web & Gaming Hackathon! Got your tickets?? June 2nd!... ...
RT @SacHackerLab: Tickets are rolling in for Cereal Hack! Sacramento Mobile Web & Gaming Hackathon!...
May 29, 2012 - 28 words,

Tickets to tomorrow's @rivercats game procured. Manny Ramirez, Yoenis Cespedes, & Brandon Inge all rehabbing there.
Tickets to tomorrow’s @rivercats game procured. Manny Ramirez, Yoenis Cespedes, & Brandon Inge all rehabbing...
May 27, 2012 - 23 words,

I'm racking my wort to a carboy for some dry hopping. It sounds much dirtier than it is. http://t.co/UcpRSfVH
I’m racking my wort to a carboy for some dry hopping. It sounds much dirtier...
May 26, 2012 - 26 words,

I'll be mentoring teams at the @cerealhack in Sacramento on June 2-3. Come hack, meet local developers, and win prizes. http://t.co/A3HoKsPO
I’ll be mentoring teams at the @cerealhack in Sacramento on June 2-3. Come hack, meet...
May 25, 2012 - 28 words,

RT @pmonks: @akalsey I'm imagining this: "Can I ave a megaultra skinny wankaccino with doublewide whipped sprinkles, no ice?" "Get [REDA ...
RT @pmonks: @akalsey I’m imagining this: "Can I ave a megaultra skinny wankaccino with doublewide...
May 25, 2012 - 29 words,

It's fun to watch Starbucks customers try and order in an independent coffee shop.
It’s fun to watch Starbucks customers try and order in an independent coffee shop. May...
May 24, 2012 - 21 words,

Reminder for marketers: permission goes stale. If you haven't emailed me in seven years don't blindly add me to a mailing list.
Reminder for marketers: permission goes stale. If you haven’t emailed me in seven years don’t...
May 24, 2012 - 29 words,

RT @sacstarts: Tech entrepreneur dinner tonight at Red Rabbit Kitchen http://t.co/wGYL9qAa
RT @sacstarts: Tech entrepreneur dinner tonight at Red Rabbit Kitchen http://t.co/wGYL9qAa May 24, 2012 2...
May 24, 2012 - 18 words,

I give up. Finally get past the captcha and the page simply says "error: no active cart". Ticketmaster, you suck.
I give up. Finally get past the captcha and the page simply says "error: no...
May 23, 2012 - 27 words,

Ticketmaster: "'Bots' cannot read distorted text as well as humans." That must be why I've failed the test 20 times in a row now.
Ticketmaster: "'Bots' cannot read distorted text as well as humans." That must be why I’ve...
May 23, 2012 - 31 words,

At @pheedo we worried a lot about ads in streams being unobtrusive & consumer friendly. Makes me cringe seeing Twitter timeline ads.
At @pheedo we worried a lot about ads in streams being unobtrusive & consumer friendly....
May 23, 2012 - 29 words,

Hey Sacramento tech entrepreneurs, come join others from the community for dinner tomorrow night. http://t.co/hDhugddE It's fun and free.
Hey Sacramento tech entrepreneurs, come join others from the community for dinner tomorrow night. http://t.co/hDhugddE...
May 23, 2012 - 26 words,

Don't feed the trolls. Don't feed the trolls. Don't feed the trolls. Don't feed the trolls. Don't feed the trolls. (My mantra for today)
Don’t feed the trolls. Don’t feed the trolls. Don’t feed the trolls. Don’t feed the...
May 23, 2012 - 31 words,

Really, LG (@LGUS) you take the information I provided to you for the purpose of repairing a defective unit... and try and sell me things?
Really, LG (@LGUS) you take the information I provided to you for the purpose of...
May 23, 2012 - 33 words,

Bip Roberts just said that a player should be a patient and aggressive hitter. Bip talks a lot without saying anything. Same thing?
Bip Roberts just said that a player should be a patient and aggressive hitter. Bip...
May 23, 2012 - 30 words,

Our customer and all-around awesome folks @geoloqi featured in Entrepreneur Mag's 100 Brilliant Companies List http://t.co/AkJXz1aN
Our customer and all-around awesome folks @geoloqi featured in Entrepreneur Mag’s 100 Brilliant Companies List...
May 22, 2012 - 23 words,

Someone inquired about our busyness model. Our model is to stay busy all the time.
Someone inquired about our busyness model. Our model is to stay busy all the time....
May 21, 2012 - 22 words,

If you describe yourself professionally as a networker, there's a good chance that everyone you meet hates you.
If you describe yourself professionally as a networker, there’s a good chance that everyone you...
May 21, 2012 - 25 words,

Overheard: "Zuul is never in the fridge when you need him"
Overheard: "Zuul is never in the fridge when you need him" May 21, 2012 12...
May 21, 2012 - 18 words,

May Entrepreneur Dinner this Thursday at Red Rabbit Kitchen. Sign up at http://t.co/cLNDhVtz
May Entrepreneur Dinner this Thursday at Red Rabbit Kitchen. Sign up at http://t.co/cLNDhVtz May 21,...
May 21, 2012 - 20 words,

I wandered into the homebrew store, thinking I'd try full-grain brewing. I had no idea the equipment requirements. Bought extract.
I wandered into the homebrew store, thinking I’d try full-grain brewing. I had no idea...
May 20, 2012 - 27 words,

Burriss is getting an intentional walk. That's the only way he has a chance of reaching first. #sfgiants
Burriss is getting an intentional walk. That’s the only way he has a chance of...
May 18, 2012 - 25 words,

Time for a little Palate Wrecker.
Time for a little Palate Wrecker. May 18, 2012 7 :23 via Twitter...
May 18, 2012 - 13 words,

How many times today will we need to endure a news story with the line "Facebook changed their status to public"?
How many times today will we need to endure a news story with the line...
May 18, 2012 - 28 words,

Deschutes Hop Henge IPA is delicious. Highly recommended for hop heads.
Deschutes Hop Henge IPA is delicious. Highly recommended for hop heads. May 17, 2012 6...
May 17, 2012 - 18 words,

Interesting. I discovered I have 3G coverage at 30,000 feet.
Interesting. I discovered I have 3G coverage at 30,000 feet. May 17, 2012 4 :52...
May 17, 2012 - 17 words,

"Some people, when confronted with a problem, think 'I know, I'll use oath.' Now they have two problems."
"Some people, when confronted with a problem, think 'I know, I’ll use oath.' Now they...
May 16, 2012 - 25 words,

Being a rookie pro athlete must be weird. Not a lot of other jobs where your friends & family are at your first day on the job, observing.
Being a rookie pro athlete must be weird. Not a lot of other jobs where...
May 15, 2012 - 35 words,

From the department of ridiculous conversions: a PT Cruiser limo. Next up, a Mini Cooper dump truck. http://t.co/kSTjjYPU
From the department of ridiculous conversions: a PT Cruiser limo. Next up, a Mini Cooper...
May 15, 2012 - 25 words,

That's the hardest hit ball Burriss has had all year. Almost made it out of the infield grass. #sfgiants
That’s the hardest hit ball Burriss has had all year. Almost made it out of...
May 15, 2012 - 26 words,

I've created a zip file that contains itself. That's right, I made Möbius zip.
I’ve created a zip file that contains itself. That’s right, I made Mobius zip. May...
May 15, 2012 - 21 words,

I just wrote a note for my future self to go back in time and tell my past self to keep the time machine so my current self can use it.
I just wrote a note for my future self to go back in time and...
May 15, 2012 - 38 words,

Side effect of emailing colleagues in China is that suddenly Gmail's spam filters have stopped blocking spam with Chinese characters.
Side effect of emailing colleagues in China is that suddenly Gmail’s spam filters have stopped...
May 15, 2012 - 27 words,

Yelp seems to be a little confused. http://t.co/wGCHvmba
Yelp seems to be a little confused. http://t.co/wGCHvmba May 13, 2012 2 :59 via Twitter...
May 13, 2012 - 15 words,

Someone really knows how to talk to a woman. http://t.co/U8E95bzt
Someone really knows how to talk to a woman. http://t.co/U8E95bzt May 13, 2012 2 :10...
May 13, 2012 - 17 words,

My house and car were egged last night. I know who did it. Breaking their fingers one knuckle at a time is an appropriate response, right?
My house and car were egged last night. I know who did it. Breaking their...
May 13, 2012 - 33 words,

Zack heading off to prom http://t.co/gg7m6hag
Zack heading off to prom http://t.co/gg7m6hag May 12, 2012 5 :40 via Twitter...
May 12, 2012 - 13 words,

Really enjoyed @sacstarts happy hour tonight. If you're in Sacramento & interested in startups, you're missing out by not attending.
Really enjoyed @sacstarts happy hour tonight. If you’re in Sacramento & interested in startups, you’re...
May 11, 2012 - 27 words,

Startup Happy Hour from 4-6pm today. Come grab a beer with fellow entrepreneurs http://t.co/ahfddxX1
Startup Happy Hour from 4-6pm today. Come grab a beer with fellow entrepreneurs http://t.co/ahfddxX1 May...
May 11, 2012 - 21 words,

Worst. Hold. Music. Ever.
Worst. Hold. Music. Ever. May 11, 2012 9 :01 via Twitter...
May 11, 2012 - 11 words,

Added to my sander list: tech support people who's canned answer tells me to do what I already said I did. Did you even read my question?
Added to my sander list: tech support people who’s canned answer tells me to do...
May 11, 2012 - 34 words,

RT @sacstarts: Join us tomorrow from 4-6pm for Startup Happy Hour http://t.co/MyDClnt2
RT @sacstarts: Join us tomorrow from 4-6pm for Startup Happy Hour http://t.co/MyDClnt2 May 10, 2012...
May 10, 2012 - 19 words,

One thing is obvious from the last 12 hours of my Twitter feed. My circle of friends is WAY out of touch with the rest of the country.
One thing is obvious from the last 12 hours of my Twitter feed. My circle...
May 9, 2012 - 35 words,

Ah, SELinux, my old nemesis, we meet again.
Ah, SELinux, my old nemesis, we meet again. May 9, 2012 11 :25 via Twitter...
May 9, 2012 - 15 words,

My life is a jeremiad.
My life is a jeremiad. May 9, 2012 9 :44 via Twitter...
May 9, 2012 - 12 words,

"A Support Technician will respond to your request within 2 business days." Way to take a frustrated customer and make him wait, @jabra_us.
"A Support Technician will respond to your request within 2 business days." Way to take...
May 8, 2012 - 30 words,

The fact the Dodgers have a Hello Kitty bobblehead night this year says everything you need to know about them.
The fact the Dodgers have a Hello Kitty bobblehead night this year says everything you...
May 7, 2012 - 27 words,

"If whatever [Mota] was taking was performance-enhancing, I sure as hell hope he saved the receipt." - @mccoveychron http://t.co/5zXPHfHP
"If whatever [Mota] was taking was performance-enhancing, I sure as hell hope he saved the...
May 7, 2012 - 26 words,

I wonder who powers that? :) RT @mheadd: I love TextBlast. That is all. http://t.co/g9y6nTa3 /cc: @timwis @PhillyPhriedman
I wonder who powers that? :) RT @mheadd: I love TextBlast. That is all. http://t.co/g9y6nTa3...
May 7, 2012 - 25 words,

What an awesome Drupal module: http://t.co/xaQDMBdf
What an awesome Drupal module: http://t.co/xaQDMBdf May 5, 2012 11 :11 via Twitter...
May 5, 2012 - 13 words,

For Star Wars day, I used @Tropo to recreate the Empire Strikes Back hotline from 1980. Call (630) 92-FORCE http://t.co/4vFufd3K
For Star Wars day, I used @Tropo to recreate the Empire Strikes Back hotline from...
May 4, 2012 - 27 words,

RT @Tropo: Happy Star Wars Day from Tropo! Call (630) 92-FORCE and take a look at http://t.co/FSn3lqal
RT @Tropo: Happy Star Wars Day from Tropo! Call (630) 92-FORCE and take a look...
May 4, 2012 - 24 words,

It's going to be that sort of day. My todo list app has just notified me that I have 24 to do items due today.
It’s going to be that sort of day. My todo list app has just notified...
May 4, 2012 - 32 words,

I'm trying not to get frustrated with the non-technical customer service rep at the bank trying to unlock my online banking account.
I’m trying not to get frustrated with the non-technical customer service rep at the bank...
May 3, 2012 - 29 words,

Overheard: "Windows 7? I like XP better. Why does MS have more than one Windows anyway?" Developers: this is how normal people see software.
Overheard: "Windows 7? I like XP better. Why does MS have more than one Windows...
May 3, 2012 - 31 words,

Currently http://t.co/8inmEYft
Currently http://t.co/8inmEYft May 1, 2012 8 :29 via Twitter...
May 1, 2012 - 9 words,

In a related item, my AT&T bill shows that Zack sent 11,910 text messages last month. That's one every 2 minutes for every hour he's awake.
In a related item, my AT&T bill shows that Zack sent 11,910 text messages last...
May 1, 2012 - 33 words,

AT&T Wireless redesigned their monthly bills. Usable, readable, and nice looking bills, from a phone company. What a concept.
AT&T Wireless redesigned their monthly bills. Usable, readable, and nice looking bills, from a phone...
May 1, 2012 - 26 words,

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