Weekly Twitter Digest: 2010-03-22

  • RT @Wetpixel: Berkley White of Backscatter is speaking about DSLR video for WPSV tonight in Saratoga, CA. http://ech.cc/cFuRNm #
  • Hints of peach cobbler in coffee? I call bullshit! http://tweetphoto.com/14529042 #
  • I have been converted to LaunchBar from Quicksilver. @alexking was right (he voiced his preference years ago). http://ech.cc/acFZoF #
  • Zyrtec is my friennnndd. #
  • "I suspect the only people who aren’t using Dropbox are those who haven’t tried it." -Daring Fireball http://ech.cc/cwAWoZ #
  • Got my 2010 Census form. Remember to mark "Other Asian" and write in "Taiwanese" if you consider yourself to be Taiwanese. #
  • Berkley White of Backscatter just gave a fantastic talk at WPSV. Had Chinese food and a drink with him after w/Mike Topolavac and Adam Lau. #
  • Correction: Canon EOS 5D Mark II firmware 2.0.3 is finally live on Canon servers. http://ech.cc/do99TY (updating my 2 bodies now) #
  • @sterlingz I went to post the Canon firmware on Wetpixel and was happy to see that you beat me to it. :) #
  • New visa from India has question: "countries you have visited in the last 10 years." Uh, can I attach a spreadsheet or text file? #
  • New Canon 5D II firmware supports live RGB histogram in addition to live luminance histogram, which is great for underwater shooters. #
  • @tonywu Tell Mean that I will rent Aey for 15 seconds ($1.25) to verbally assault you creatively, and for another 45 sec to post on YouTube. #
  • FS: Barely-used 2 x LaCie 500GB Rugged Hard Disk with Firewire 800 & 400, USB 2.0. $100 each + ship. Curr $169.99 new. http://ech.cc/9FIFa5 #
  • Anyone want to come see Dawn Upshaw and Emanuel Ax this Saturday? http://www.sfsymphony.org/seas.....ntid=35912 #
  • FS: 320GB 5400rpm bus-powered Wiebetech ToughTech Mini (2 x FW800, 1 x FW400, 1 x USB - no eSata) $120 + ship http://ech.cc/avnqsE #
  • @sterlingz I may end up buying Postbox. I like -- except that their claims of fast search don't seem to be holding up vs Mail.app. #
  • @sterlingz I may stay on Postbox just for threaded subject view. in reply to sterlingz #
  • I hate it when species are renamed, seemingly just for fun. (Gymnodoris impudica and Gymnodoris rubropapulosa) #
  • @pyknosis Hey, Aaron. This guy isn't you, but he's pretending to be. http://twitter.com/madhuntdotc.....0600403228 in reply to pyknosis #
  • Poor AT&T. Failing on all fronts. http://failblog.org/2010/03/16/att-fail/ #
  • Hydrogen peroxide powered tip-jet helicopter. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CGcRgEuCocQ #
  • Went back to Mail.app after testing Postbox for a week. It's close... but not quite there. #
  • Alex Mustard's excellent review of the Nauticam underwater housing for Nikon D700. http://ech.cc/ahRWuf #
  • I vote to ban images in email signatures. #
  • More in the laugh-out-loud series: http://failblog.org/2010/03/17.....wing-fail/ #
  • I'm getting ice cream after my dental appointment. #
  • I guess it's St Patrick's day? I'm wearing black to celebrate. #
  • Keri Wilk, on underwater snoot photography http://ech.cc/9bTFEr #
  • Kindle for the Mac finally out. http://ech.cc/bpbBe3 #
  • I favorited a YouTube video -- A normal neuron and a mutated neuron develop side by side. http://youtu.be/GBIa8G3gBH0?a #
  • My friend, Jeremy Desmon, will be performing at Joe's Pub in NYC on March 22: http://ech.cc/99n6Lm #
  • Met up with @topolovac at Axis Cafe to catch up over lunch. #
  • Damn. It's starting to get hot in Casa Cheng. I have reverse temperature in my place: comfortable all winter, too hot all spring/summer. #
  • Ostrich WIN. http://failblog.org/2010/03/18/ostrich-win/ #
  • "What’s going to happen .. Safari, Chrome, and .. IE9 users will be served HTML5 video.. Firefox users will get Flash." http://ech.cc/9XJlrs #
  • A great micro-documentary on Chat Roulette. http://vimeo.com/9669721 #
  • @johnolilly You may be interested in Sleep Cycle for iPhone (if you're still wielding both phones) http://ech.cc/dz7eZO #
  • I favorited a YouTube video -- Chat Roulette Funny Piano Improv #1 http://youtu.be/32vpgNiAH60?a #
  • I favorited a YouTube video -- The Dead Guy on Chat Roulette http://youtu.be/lscEOe7W6Q8?a #
  • "Nations vote down export ban for bluefin tuna" http://ech.cc/dcUF8M At least we'll have jellyfish when everything else is gone. #
  • I love that the India visa process has been outsourced by brown people to white people here in SF. Reverse outsourcing! #
  • @viennateng a few thousand watts of lighting, computing, and refrigeration? I want a smart meter. in reply to viennateng #
  • First step in exporting comments from Wordpress to Disqus = #fail (no reason given). Trying again. #
  • Canon releases 5DMkII revised firmware V2.0.4 http://bit.ly/14XH1U #
  • Had lunch at the SF Westfield mall food court and feel like I've been poisoned. #
  • I'm about to be labeled a »Jungen Wilden« by a German magazine. Is that good?? #
  • @andybiggs be careful about flights that aren't part of your international itinerary -- baggage constraints! in reply to andybiggs #
  • Canon EOS MOVIE plugin-E1 for Final Cut Pro finally available for reals http://ech.cc/9otQQZ (select Mac OS X, and it will show up) #
  • Shawn Heinrich's Ocean Voyage video -- beautiful stuff. http://vimeo.com/10219568 #
  • I just want to be a tv slug!!! #
  • My videos taken with underwater endoscope in Indonesia last week. I'll assemble into a best-of video as soon as I can. http://ech.cc/9Csg2Z #
  • Having big problems with Disqus showing up and then disappearing (showing the standard Wordpress comments). Have to figure out what's wrong. #
  • OK. Switched to WP-Super-Cache "half on", and Disqus seems to be showing up reliably now. #
  • @ggoodale have to do some more tests. I don't use the openID plugin, so it may work for me. in reply to ggoodale #
  • Replaced Wordpress Mobile Edition with wp-touch, and switched to WP Super Cache to support mobile (with updated user agents) #
  • Congrats to Stephen Prutsman, whose piece was performed by Dawn Upshaw and Emanuel Ax tonight in SF. Saw them backstage after. Geniuses! #
  • Another week, another 26GB download. I need a faster series of tubes! (or, in this case, they do) #