Weekly Twitter Digest: 2009-11-01

  • Dammit! Flat tire! No run-flats, no spare in this car. Argh. #
  • Used the car dealership as an office for a few hours while I waited for new tire. They couldn't fix it, so I had to buy a new tire. $$$$$$ #
  • Why do these things make me laugh? http://bit.ly/2fQHGs #
  • Intel updates X25-M firmware, provides optimizn tool. http://bit.ly/OtEbK Wish Mac OS had TRIM support like Win 7 does. http://bit.ly/2lG365 #
  • Resurrecting my old Sony TR1a notebook. Livia has been using it for like 5 years, but has had problems lately. Hope it comes back to life. #
  • This non-stop barrage of emails is driving me crazy. #
  • Aperture X rumored to be coming in a month or so. http://bit.ly/RU035 #
  • I'm ready to boycott companies that use VISA rebate cards. It is impossible to use these things!! #
  • My pygmy seahorse shot is the closing shot of the first issue of Alert Diver. http://bit.ly/3i36P1 #
  • If the Verizon Droid is really a proper iPhone competitor, I will happily dump my iPhone -- and AT&T. I will celebrate!! #
  • @jauderho Where was it going to go? But seriously, we spent a long time with it, letting it get used to us. No prodding required. in reply to jauderho #
  • @johnolilly Hmm. Do I upgrade to Fusion 3? I barely use Windows anymore. in reply to johnolilly #
  • The lama wrote to tell me that the South Park whale wars episode is on now. I'll find it later, since I don't have TV. http://bit.ly/3eBsN #
  • Starting to watch South Park's "Whale Whores" using Plex's South Park plugin. #
  • "F*ck you, dolphin!" HAHAHAAHAA. Man, this is so wrong, but it's so good. #
  • If you are too political on Facebook (in the wrong direction), I may de-friend you. Seriously -- I don't need the aggravation. #
  • Re-doing my offsite picture archive w/extra 1TB drives I have laying around. It's much easier with such large disks! #
  • How do you use the @ referral on Facebook? By username? I haven't seen anyone using it. #
  • @ravenb thanks, raven. I never write updates from fb. Guess that's why I never saw that ui. in reply to ravenb #
  • @jauderho Got the GF1. in reply to jauderho #
  • How the hell do you open a CSV file in Excel in UTF-8?? #
  • Down with Microsoft Excel, its support of UTF-8 CSV files, and unknown magic bits!! Have reinstalled Numbers.app, as craptastic as it is. #
  • Does anyone have a Canon 50D body I can borrow from Nov 20-Dec 22? #
  • Aperture has just lost me as a customer. #
  • Don't worry -- I'll post about why I just abandoned Aperture. Let me gather my thoughts (and calm down). #
  • @CornforthImages Was never on Nikon, and never felt the desire to switch. They are both fantastic systems. in reply to CornforthImages #
  • Importing 110,000 images into a Lightroom 3 beta library. Then, will import 70,000 more into a second library. #
  • I uploaded a YouTube video -- Aperture library corruption http://bit.ly/1NmRks #
  • Paul Watson's reply to South Park Whale Whores: "I'm in good company..." http://bit.ly/1rzkUb #
  • Let's see how many casual users of both Aperture and Lightroom emerge to give me advice. I want to hear from people managing 100,000 images! #
  • I just had to use 2 hands to four-finger swipe for Expose because I have a band-aid on one finger. ;) #
  • Why I am switching to Lightroom from Aperture 2 http://bit.ly/3JXYAx #
  • Just saw a woman dressed as a psychotic, abusive mother. Her son was dressed as a poor, abused kid in a spiderman costume. #
  • Taking Jack trick or treating! He is dressed as the United States (feeding his States fetish). #
  • @adamnash HULK SMASH CafeWorld!! in reply to adamnash #
  • Incredible all-Haydn concert at Stanford by the St Lawrence String Quartet! http://slsq.com #