Weekly Twitter Digest: 2010-02-08

  • The first good Japanese whaling article I've seen. "Tokyo's ... drive to reverse the whaling ban is ... political" http://bit.ly/9zhxWA #
  • @tonywu that would be: photo expeditions in a digital age, where breakfast takes an hour. :) in reply to tonywu #
  • Julie was pooped on by a sperm whale from point blank. Tail made (light) contact with her at same time as huge brown cloud. Hahahaa! #
  • Just tried to record an interview with no appropriate equipment and impossible environment. I would not recommend trying it. #
  • I love getting idiotic replies from people on Twitter. It gives me an opportunity to block them. #
  • Today, Apple updated their Camera Raw to support more SLRs. I'm so glad I don't have to deal with this anymore! #
  • It turns out that if you don't get enough sleep, you may put face soap on your toothbrush. #
  • Another great day out on the ocean. We pretty much swam non-stop. Exhausted! #
  • RT @davekim: @echeng your Screaming Turtle portrait has gotten popular on Digg! I credited you ;) http://bit.ly/bz2w57 #
  • Old, but still useful. How to block mobile phone spam. http://pogue.blogs.nytimes.com.....hone-spam/ #
  • RT @tonywu: New post: Head or Tails? http://bit.ly/crSZqJ #
  • Headed out for our last day with the sperm whales of Dominica. #
  • What is it about charismatic megafauna that causes conservation, research, and tourist organizations to battle it out so fiercely? #
  • Just as Google Latitude is teleporting Patchen between Austria and Japan, it is teleporting me between Puerto Rico and Dominica. #
  • We've started launching @tonywu to see if the whales will stick around. LAUNCH THE TONY! #
  • Let the media barrage begin! Andrew Armour and sperm whale: http://bit.ly/9WiSyY #
  • Daily Telegraph article on Andrew Armour and Scar, the sperm whale. http://bit.ly/b4qhLZ #
  • A sperm whale simultaneously breached and crapped today, creating a huge brown splash. It was quite the display. #
  • F*ck you, whale! Just kidding. Thank you for so many incredible encounters over the last 6 days! #
  • Tony and I were just interviewed by Marpin 2K4 (TV station) on Dominica. So if you get that channel, tune in tomorrow night! ;) #
  • @ArneKuilman That's one of the other photographers in our team, I think. in reply to ArneKuilman #
  • Had to transcode video into SD NTSC just now. Wow, SD looks terrible. #
  • Wow. Connecting my Droid to MacBook Pro just took down my entire system. SPOD in Finder and Pathfinder. Force quitting did not work. #
  • Trying to access files on my home computer from my network connection here in Dominica. It is painful. #
  • @ericyng Mounting the file system and navigating to a subfolder. Timed out for more than 2 minutes. in reply to ericyng #
  • RT @tonywu: Gallery of sperm whale images taken by me and @echeng http://bit.ly/aOyAau #
  • Another newspaper article about our sperm whale trip in Dominica http://bit.ly/d5K22K #
  • Starting the long journey back to San Francisco. Goodbye, Dominica! I'll be back. #
  • @lightroomblog Sean, does LRB Exhibition allow for the creation of just a single gallery with no home, about, etc. links? #
  • RT @tonywu: Story About Scar http://bit.ly/aLCT6z #
  • TSA employees should come to Dominica for pat down and bag search technique. Very thorough! #
  • @lightroomblog Sean -checkbox for removing all non-essential interfaces would be a great. want to use for trip reports and single galleries. in reply to lightroomblog #
  • Dominica: hey, might as well do a second security check in case we spontaneously sprouted something dangerous while in the waiting area. #
  • The entire plane load was moved to a tiny holding room! We're crammed in here like sardines. This is totally bizarre. #
  • Overnight in San Juan. First ice cream since sailfish in Mexico. Yummm... #
  • "Politica de Devolucion" sounds so much better that "Return Policy". #
  • Hung out with @andybiggs last night. Was great to see him! Also met @heygrover and Tom Jow. #
  • RT @tonywu: New post: Andrew and Scar http://bit.ly/b1AdmZ #
  • The next person who makes a comment about Japanese whalers in my Flickr feed will be blocked forever. http://www.flickr.com/photos/echeng #
  • Would love an "ignore with reason" action in Facebook for friend requests. Reply templates would be a bonus. #
  • Perfect day in San Francisco! http://yfrog.com/4frlsjj #
  • Furiously scanning and filing. #
  • When did AT&T stop offering unlimited global data for Blackberry? (glad i'm on Verizon again) #