Weekly Twitter Digest: 2010-01-18

  • @pyknosis what is up with those shrimp wonton billboards? They are everywhere! in reply to pyknosis #
  • @Frogfish It would be an A+/WIN if the teacher were expecting English and were not able to read Chinese. That was the funny part. in reply to Frogfish #
  • RT @Wetpixel: Tony Wu's topside toy video from our PNG Eastern Fields trip: http://bit.ly/5s3MqW #
  • @gilesshaxted 24-105/4L. The aperture/shutter malfunctioned half way through the trip, though -- I just had it repaired. in reply to gilesshaxted #
  • It has been such a gloomy couple of days in SF. More to come, it seems... #
  • Not a bad workspace for the late afternoon! http://tweetphoto.com/8537710 #
  • Aerial landscapes of Mars: http://bit.ly/7rvI38 and http://bit.ly/7pnJmB #
  • Having hybrid GPS (using accelerometers when out of signal) in cameras was inevitable. http://bit.ly/6rFbmp #
  • Dynamic dual video GPU in notebooks. Yes, please! http://bit.ly/6oRNvb #
  • I'm thinking of upgrading from my ScanSnap S510M duplex scanner to the S1500M. Anyone want to buy the old one off of me? Works perfectly. #
  • @dane Agree. I love the ScanSnap series. They are the only real (affordable) desktop solutions for paperless office! in reply to dane #
  • I want a new bullet point in QuickBooks 2010 for Mac called "fixed bugs in 2009," but I don't see it. http://bit.ly/kqEAt #
  • I met Al Vinjamur 4 years ago today: http://echeng.com/journal/2005.....eisurepro/ #
  • Correction: I met Al Vinjamur 5 (FIVE) years ago today (hello, 2010): http://echeng.com/journal/2005.....eisurepro/ #
  • Ron & Valerie Taylor, Stan Waterman, Douglas Seifert are all headed out with Jimmy for sharks in the Bahamas. Wish I could have gone! #
  • Vote for the Wetpixel Picture of the Year 2009! There are some incredible images in the running (spread the word!). http://bit.ly/5Qoggx #
  • Google vs the Chinese government. Should be interesting! http://googleblog.blogspot.com.....china.html #
  • Aw, man. My Dremel died. Gotta get a new one. #
  • DAMN YOU, MODAL ALERTS THAT STEAL FOCUS. #
  • @cindypon PLEASE don't tweet spoilers about tv shows! in reply to cindypon #
  • Hrm. OCR no like orange text on white backgrounds. #
  • @cindypon That's a good rule re: TV shows; you can't hide things after the jump in tweets! I actually unfollowed someone for doing that once in reply to cindypon #
  • @cindypon I don't know what time *any* show airs. ;) in reply to cindypon #
  • Does anyone know the most effective organization to donate to for relief in Haiti? #
  • @johnolilly re: Partners in Health. Thanks, John -- looks like the right one for me. in reply to johnolilly #
  • RT @mkapor Trusted donations for Haitian earthquake relief can go to Partners in Health (Dr. Paul Farmer's org) http://bit.ly/5INkqw #
  • Regarding URL shortening, http://bit.ly/5INkqw > http://pih.org. I am guessing the original URL was "shortened" for tracking purposes? #
  • Does anyone have an old Verizon phone that they no longer need? May need to purchase a used one. #
  • @sterlingz still have it, but may retire it (defaulting to Blackberry these days) in reply to sterlingz #
  • @ericyng I think so. I'll wait until Android matures or the iPhone comes out on Verizon. Blackberry still best for communication. in reply to ericyng #
  • @donnunn Thanks for the offer, Don! The new phone is going to be for my mother, so I'm looking for plain phone. :) in reply to donnunn #
  • @adamnash Whatever. I've simulated your entire life using the information I've gleaned from social networks. I knew that tweet was coming. in reply to adamnash #
  • iPhone 3GS vs Nexus One camera comparison http://bit.ly/8JkmUI #
  • RIP iPod Nano. Screen broke, and it freezes when playing via USB (to my car). It's got a good engraving, though. http://bit.ly/7QrFT3 #
  • Get a call from @viennateng: Haiti relief: http://bit.ly/71Fr2Q If you've donated, she'll call you to say thanks! (If you give her your #). #
  • @alexking Every time my Blackberry Tour stalls for some random period of time, I think of you. #
  • A friend is looking for middle school teaching positions in the SF Bay Area (math preferable). Any tips or connections out there? #
  • Just tried FireGPG add-on for GPG / PGP support in Gmail. Works well! (since Snow Leopard broke GPGMail) http://getfiregpg.org #
  • I can never decide whether or not I should post the things that make me laugh. http://bit.ly/6ZSMhN #
  • Tony Wu arrived safe and sound in San Francisco. #
  • Driving in San Francisco -- 3D video. http://vimeo.com/8756492 #
  • Life below Vegas. http://www.environmentalgraffi.....nels/18773 #
  • @gilesshaxted What does that question even mean? What is your end goal? ;) in reply to gilesshaxted #
  • @gilesshaxted Ahhh. Try dyndns.org. You get a domain name with auto-update tools. Then, you poke hole in firewall, and you're set. in reply to gilesshaxted #
  • @gilesshaxted Most routers can support for pinging dyndns, as do some NAS boxes. #
  • I smell like Indian food. Leaving in 6.5 hrs. Still have to pack, work, sleep. #
  • OK. Done packing. Done with most of the work I had queued up. 3 hrs of sleep, and we're off to Mexico. #
  • Sweet. AT&T has unlimited voice and data for $99.99/month. That's an unlimited # of dropped calls for San Francisco users on AT&T 3G! #
  • I always forget about non-military camouflage until I head inland. #
  • On the golfcart with @tonywu and @sterlingz ready for salfish! #
  • Epic first day with sailfish. Jumped on 2 baitballs with at least 25 sailfish on each. Just need some sunlight... #