Weekly Twitter Digest: 2010-02-22

  • Windows Phone 7 Series -- it's good to see Microsoft actually plan a phone OS that might be good. http://ech.cc/bRWugC #
  • Enjoying the 77 degree summer weather this February in San Diego. On our way back to SF, where it is just over 50 degrees and foggy. #
  • @chriskac All movie martial arts are kung fu these days! in reply to chriskac #
  • I am overwhelmed with email and other correspondence. It may be time to declare email bankruptcy. #
  • Scoble: Google Buzz copied FriendFeed's worst features, why? http://ech.cc/9P6J7d #
  • FS: 3 unused Seagate Barracuda ES 500GB 3.5" enterprise-class drives (pulled from new NAS box). $80/ea + shipping #
  • @andybiggs on View from the Bay. You have to click next a few times to find it (after the garlic pizza featurette). http://ech.cc/cbUYtV #
  • Quote of the day from @andybiggs: "I gotta wash my makeup off. Men were not designed for this." #
  • Very cool: Blaise Aguera y Arcas demos augmented reality maps http://ech.cc/clo9go #
  • Blackberry demos new WebKit browser, which is going to be awesome. http://ech.cc/baJG17 #
  • My first submission to Nat Geo's Your Shot was picked for Daily Dozen last week. "Select February - Week 2" to see it! http://ech.cc/bqo6Qk #
  • Is anyone else finding Vimeo's Desktop Uploader to be flaky? It keeps failing for me (after uploading). Waste of time and bandwidth! #
  • @pyknosis Doh. How did your MBP get bricked? in reply to pyknosis #
  • I like the idea of a WebKit browser on Blackberry because it will pair a great mobile browser with optimized, compressed pages from RIM. #
  • I forgot about using this Applescript to convert clipboard content to plaintext. So useful. http://ech.cc/aQUDvN #
  • @pyknosis Need a temp machine? I have an old Thinkpad laying around. in reply to pyknosis #
  • Motorola DROID Android smartphone (Verizon) for auction on eBay, closes Feb 23 at 6:29pm http://ech.cc/cq1WFh #
  • FS @ ebay: Seagate Garracuda ES 500 GB SATA hard drive with warranty until 2013 http://ech.cc/8ZUa0X #
  • @sterlingz Really? It's REALLLY gast. ;) in reply to sterlingz #
  • Logitech VX Nano travel mouse for $33 (more than 50% off). This is the mouse I use while i'm on the road. http://ech.cc/9jIk38 #
  • Vintage Japanese industrial expo posters http://ech.cc/bqstpy #
  • If only 800mm lenses were so easy to hand-carry on Earth (skip to 2:19) http://ech.cc/djHtsV #
  • Quality television: Sports Science "World Record Kick to the Groin" http://bit.ly/6j6MEP #
  • FS: 4GB (2GB x 2) MacBook Pro memory PC3-8500 SODIMMS http://bit.ly/am9X6j and http://bit.ly/aJk4oi #
  • DIY (manual) high-speed book scanner from trash and cheap cameras http://bit.ly/mZ0wx #
  • Kindle for Blackberry available. Finally! http://ech.cc/dclG8l #
  • Command-TAB is dangerously close to Command-Q #
  • @ggoodale I've read dozens of books on the Blackberry. It was never a problem, but you do have to turn pages a lot. in reply to ggoodale #
  • @AbigailSmigel Congratulations on the new swim school relationship, Abi! in reply to AbigailSmigel #
  • I'm selling 500GB drives, MacBook Pro memory, Motorola DROID for sale on eBay: http://ech.cc/cnHBid #
  • Why is the standard bit.ly reporting summary more comprehensive than the bit.ly pro dashboard? #
  • Argh. Mac Pro is kernel panicking when I tried to create a mirror with 256K blocks. Others have had same problem: http://ech.cc/dwUaJ6 #
  • Facebook's Twitter app is pretty slow in importing tweets these days. #
  • @sterlingz I've only have this one problem with software RAID in Mac OS X. Otherwise, it's run fine for years. in reply to sterlingz #
  • Me: "I'm zeroing my drive out to secure erase it." Pam: (pauses) "Why can't you one it out?" #
  • I'm so glad all computers in my place are on UPSes. Just had a serious brownout. #
  • Check out my new Screaming Turtle iPod Touch skin. ;) http://yfrog.com/1dnnwcj #
  • @ggoodale Found a cheaper skin place: uniqueskins. But I am trying to get Gelaskins to take me as an artist. Who knows if they will. in reply to ggoodale #
  • I'm performing with the Stanford Symphonic Chorus in Memorial Church @ Stanford next Fri/Sat, Feb 26 and 27 at 8pm. http://ech.cc/9PHEDE #
  • We've announced the winners of the Our World Underwater 2010 photo and video competition http://bit.ly/9GRI7U #
  • @indokerri Thanks, Kerri! Had our first rehearsal today, and my chops are coming back. :) in reply to indokerri #
  • @indokerri Absolutely! I'll be there in just over a week. :) in reply to indokerri #
  • Panic's ShrinkIt - Free PDF shrinkage for Mac. http://ech.cc/d9YVy5 #
  • Unfortunate: just had to use Chrome instead of Firefox for a Flash app (app had bug when running Flash 10 inside of Firefox). #
  • @johnolilly Sure thing. Firefox never crashed, but the Flash app behaves differently in Firefox vs Chrome. First time I've come across this. in reply to johnolilly #
  • Quiet Sunday alone at home. At least I'm getting some work done. #
  • I had never seen a Twitter chat before today. Is that USA, or something about Arizona State? http://yfrog.com/4a5gvp (@johnolilly) #
  • Time to retire old wetsuits. I'm going to try some new brands. #
  • @adam_hanlon Their website is TERRIBLE! in reply to adam_hanlon #