Weekly Twitter Digest: 2009-10-05

  • Last day in Paris. The weather has been holding -- beautiful! Everything great, except that I am literally surrounded by smokers right now. #
  • Time change while in Europe is tough. Everyone is active in the U.S. while I'm ready to go out for a later dinner. Must.. ignore... emails.. #
  • I uploaded a YouTube video -- Timelapse: Saint-Martin canal cruise in Paris http://bit.ly/xrwLY #
  • Headed back to the States via Boston. Wish I could stay here longer... #
  • Wow - can't believe the luck we had with the weather in Paris. 5 days of sunshine! The clouds have gathered for my departure... #
  • My "Life is crap" t-shirt is very popular among CDG airport staff. #
  • A baby right behind me? Again?! I am cursed. #
  • Oh, and this baby is a back-rest kicker, too. I guess it's not acceptable to kick back. #
  • There are two of them!! Two babies within a 3 foot radius!! #
  • I am cursed. 2 babies from Paris to Boston, and another baby right behind me from Boston to SF??!!? #
  • Panasonic DMC-LX3 firmware version 2 released: http://bit.ly/dRKJD #
  • jwz writes: "My ongoing Kafka-esque nightmare of dealing with Palm and their App Catalog submission process" http://bit.ly/2JEMI #
  • 30% iPhone call drop rate is normal in NY -- maybe higher in SF. This is why I use Verizon Blackberry for calls. http://bit.ly/3DQC2n #
  • I guess I should try to get some sleep. My schedule is totally off... #
  • Panasonic DMC-LX3 firmware 2.0 available here (since it's not on the official site anymore): http://bit.ly/AMFe6 #
  • Working at a Thai restaurant, and they have what sounds like karaoke Christmas music playing. A bit early, don't you think? #
  • Anyone have a spare Google Wave invite? #
  • On Blackberry Tour: replaced TwitterBerry with UberTwitter and Blackbird. Both a lot faster. (TwitterBerry unbearably slow) #
  • @tanthalas Yes! still need one. You're the first to reply. in reply to tanthalas #
  • @tanthalas Thank you, Calvin! I eagerly await the invite. :) in reply to tanthalas #
  • It is so hard to be motivated this late, but I have to work. :( #
  • RT: Photos of Ketsana. Sheer devastation. http://twurl.nl/0edw8f (via @tonywu) #
  • Wow, cforms II is a great forms plugin for Wordpress! http://bit.ly/28DvJf #
  • Pure genius! AMERICA! http://bit.ly/1OIRUh #
  • Google Wave invite processed. Thanks, @tanthalas, @jauderho, and @tammyloh! #
  • Photos from China's celebration of 60 years of communism. http://bit.ly/tudEs #
  • RT: Nicholas Samara wins 2010 Raja Ampat Tag Design Contest http://ow.ly/15SrXD (via @Wetpixel) #
  • I need to do work, but a haircut before I leave for Japan is an absolute necessity. No more chia head! #
  • Downloading Blackberry Desktop Software for Mac. Hope it's better than Missing Sync... http://bit.ly/7E3hr #
  • Hmmm. I may stick with Missing Sync because it syncs SMS and call logs on both Blackberry and iPhone. #
  • Nice overview of why Google Wave is interesting. http://bit.ly/IXnWS #
  • @alexkingorg I just print to PDF from the Print dialog in Preview. in reply to alexkingorg #
  • OK. Missing Sync Blackberry 2.0.2 was throwing errors. Now trying Blackberry Desktop Manager for Mac. First sync failed. Exciting. #
  • Blackberry Desktop for Mac doesn't work for me, and the uninstaller just failed, too. *sigh* #
  • Wiped my Blackberry Tour to attempt to fix sync. #
  • I had dinner with Dave Le tonight. Am hoping he'll one day install a USB port into my arm. http://xkcd.com/644/ #
  • My Blackberry Messenger reset. If you had me on your last, please re-add me! #
  • Verizon Blackberry BIS email outage? Anyone else? http://www.blackberry.com/go/vzw #
  • @jauderho The Palm Pre can't do remotely what the Blackberry does overseas on crap connections.So to everyone who is suggesting the Pre: NO! in reply to jauderho #
  • ARRRRGH! Aperture crash in the middle of working. This is not a good day. #
  • @jauderho It's easy to suggest stuff, but all apps and devices have their problems. I am totally aware of the pros/cons of Lightroom and Pre in reply to jauderho #
  • Twitter feature request: block tweets by keyword, temp block user for X hours/days (not targeting anyone in particular at the moment) #
  • Thanks for asking: the Blackberry is syncing properly. I wrote about it. http://bit.ly/1iwl1P #
  • @tsutaoka where is the new blue bottle hq? Their website has no info... in reply to tsutaoka #
  • I just discovered: Quickbooks 2006 was actively discontinued. No more online statement downloads w/o upgrade. Bastards! http://bit.ly/pDMDY #
  • This was mixed in my Japanese yen, but since it says Chinese people on it, it probably isn't. Help! http://yfrog.com/15u03xj #
  • Terminal I vs 1 -- attempts at confusery nearly worked. http://yfrog.com/bbuldj #
  • NYTimes article on the meat processing industry. Anyone want a burger? http://bit.ly/1MrgWa (via @randyching) #
  • .. always an insane flurry of activity before I leave, followed by relative calm while I'm away.. (as things pile up on periphery of notice) #