Weekly Twitter Digest: 2009-12-27

  • Went through all snail mail. Catching up slowly. Hope my bags make it here soon -- I'm told by United that they are in SF somewhere. #
  • Mac development of VLC nearly dead (?) http://bit.ly/6Ty6YT #
  • Meeting up with @viennateng. Has been months since I've seen her! #
  • @alexkingorg omg can I have a job lol! in reply to alexkingorg #
  • My MacBook Pro is about 4x faster than my Mac Pro is at running Photoshop actions to produce progressive flashlight fish frames. *confused* #
  • @RogierDiver I have SSD on my Mac Pro, and source and dest on MBP was spinning drive. It was because Mac Pro was doing a backup... in reply to RogierDiver #
  • @choccobo Pam hates your Twitter profile photo. She demands that you change it! in reply to choccobo #
  • @jauderho Thanks, Jauder. Will fix link now. in reply to jauderho #
  • @enjelani I miss the days of 2am scones. in reply to enjelani #
  • Institute of Cetacean Research (ICR) photo page, starring Sea Shepherd and Greenpeace: http://icrwhale.org/gpandsea-img.htm #
  • The images, video, and video manipulation files from the last trip total nearly 300GB. This is not a good trend! #
  • @choccobo I think it would only be OK if it were your nipple. Let's see it!! ;) in reply to choccobo #
  • Upgrading to Final Cut Studio 3 ($150 @ Apple Company Store, with employee -- thanks, Victor!) #
  • I can't drag 14,000 files into R-Name (Mac OS X) for batch renaming; luckily, I can shift-select / open them all in the app. #
  • My Blue Shield health plan has gone up 40% per month over the past couple of years. Changing the plan to a cheaper one now. #
  • Hrm. My keyboard has started NOT working intermittently, after installing Final Cut Studio 3 upgrade. How can they be related?? #
  • OK, it was a problem with Spaces and Snow Leopard. http://reviews.cnet.com/8301-1.....9-263.html #
  • @gilesshaxted There's also Synergy, which is cross platform. in reply to gilesshaxted #
  • @adamnash re: #givechrome Check your email, Adam. ;) in reply to adamnash #
  • For those who are wondering, my bags were delivered late last night (about 32 hours after I landed). #
  • Off to Mendocino. I will be semi-available through Dec 26. #
  • Just bumped into @chester on the street. We talked about mySQL. #
  • I will have no mobile phone service until Dec 25/26. Please use email or Skype to contact me, if you need to. Happy holidays! #
  • I am terrible for laughing at this. http://bit.ly/90ua1s #
  • RT @sterlingz: This is so worth it: 70-Minute Video Review of ‘Star Wars: The Phantom Menace http://bit.ly/5LFjJf /via @DaringFirefeed #
  • Went to bowling ball beach per @jauderho's suggestion -- bowling balls gone!! #
  • re: Went to bowling ball beach per @jauderho's suggestion -- bowling balls gone!! -- or maybe we just missed them? grrr. #
  • OK. We arrived at bowling ball beach just before high tide. That's why we didn't see them. :( #
  • Dinner at Cafe Beaujolais in Mendocino. Fantastic food, but poor service. No eye contact, no smiles, no attempt at anything. #
  • @jauderho Need ND filter for those bowling balls!! in reply to jauderho #
  • Offline notebooks in Evernote iPhone. I want for Droid! http://bit.ly/6tQ7Xx #
  • Be sure to dispose of your Christmas trees properly! http://bit.ly/4XPeY3 #
  • $3.09/gal in Healdsburg vs $4.60 in Mendocino. I only got what I needed in Mendocino. #
  • Drove past the Independent and saw @viennateng and Alex Wong's name prominently on the sign! Was excited. :) #
  • Just watched "The Great Tide" from BBC's Nature's Great Events (AKA Nature's Most Amazing Events). It's the definitive sardine run doco! #
  • @cindypon I'm waiting for your next 3-book deal! (Was confused by the retweet momentarily) :) in reply to cindypon #
  • It's a good thing astrology validates my relationship. Otherwise, what would I do? #
  • WHOAH. Avatar in IMAX 3D. If you only saw it in 2D, you deserve to see it again in 3D. Fantastic movie. #
  • I've seen some of the things in Avatar while underwater. Hello, Christmas tree worms! #
  • @RogierDiver Those didn't fit in my 140 character message. in reply to RogierDiver #
  • Shepard Fairey's prints of Paul Watson are for sale (they are based on a photo I took). http://obeygiant.com/prints/paul-waston-print #
  • Matt S just pointed me to this website. I love it. http://thedailywtf.com/ #
  • RT @adamnash Here is difference between 3D technologies (IMAX, Dolby, RealD). http://bit.ly/6EGGzv - Find one near you: http://bit.ly/84SYs #
  • From Livia: "Mommy, why does Santa have claws?"-Jack, 3 #
  • Excerpt from my latest email: "I'll meet you in the north parking lot, next to the motel." I look forward to it! #
  • Errands day. Pam just picked out a dress to try on that I think would really confuse predators. #
  • @cindypon as an author of books for young people, you owe it to yourself to see Avatar in 3D! It will stimulate the imagination. in reply to cindypon #
  • Poor guys! http://yfrog.com/4anz9fj #
  • @gilesshaxted must... not... made... pederast... joke. in reply to gilesshaxted #