Weekly Twitter Digest: 2010-04-05

  • My iPad just shipped! Location, SHENZHEN, CN. :) #
  • Ramen at Ippudo earlier today with Douglas Seifert and Emily Irving. The food tour continues... #
  • I favorited a YouTube video -- The Simpsons - Comments about PhDs and Grad Students. [HQ] http://youtu.be/XViCOAu6UC0?a #
  • Wendy is using something called, "cleansing oil." To me, that seems like an oxymoron. #
  • Is it Facebook integration that is slowing down my Blackberry Tour? I looked at Peter's today, and it doesn't slow down, ever. #
  • Enjoying the Village Tart, Pat's restaurant. http://tweetphoto.com/16364231 #
  • Verizon Blackberry Tour going offline for OS version 5.0. I hope it makes things faster! #
  • First attempt to update Blackberry Tour to OS 5.0 failed during backup process. Trying again... #
  • RT @tonywu: Just received word from Paypal. Japan imposing new restrictions on personal transfers. Way to go Japan. #
  • OK, looks like Verizon Blackberry Tour successfully updated to Blackberry OS 5.0. #
  • RT @tonywu: New post: Using Aperture 3: Part 1 http://bit.ly/9mxQwD #
  • I love Junecloud's dashboard and iPhone app, Delivery Status. Extremely useful for those of us who shop online. http://ech.cc/bUZLJq #
  • RT @tonywu: Cute Photoshop Content Aware Fill parody: http://j.mp/aBQ3fF via @petapixel #
  • Wendy and I are chatting with our parents on Skype (screenshot). http://yfrog.com/15vsprj #
  • @johnolilly You know, I basically buy and read every book you review and like. in reply to johnolilly #
  • I wish the Elgato Turbo H.264 software had watermarking capability. #
  • @johnolilly What you need is to turn on Amazon affiliates. You'd make dozens of dollars! in reply to johnolilly #
  • Hrm. I can't seem to set keyframes under "Speed" in the Motion tab in Final Cut Pro. Keyframes in other areas work. Back to Motion.app... #
  • I am severely taxing my MacBook Pro. Motion and Compressor are both cranking away while I'm working in other apps. #
  • Over the past few days, I've been so tired at times that the fatigue has actually caused nausea. Not good! #
  • One ticket for this weekend's TEDxBerkeley just materialized. Anyone want? First dibs to people I actually know. #
  • Congrats!! RT @uwfotog: 14months after its 3D release on the big screen, our IMAX film "Under the Sea" released today on DVD & Blu-Ray... #
  • TEDxBerkeley ticket is gone. Thanks for playing. :) #
  • Have you eaten a puppy lately? http://yfrog.com/0i2ygj #
  • Wish I had an iPhone so I could try Line2. Would Google Voice->Line2->AT&T fallback work? Or would iPhone explode? ;) http://ech.cc/b57Ybz #
  • Upgrading to Blackberry OS 5.0 and uninstalling Missing Sync has made my Blackberry Tour on Verizon usable again. #
  • Slept 5.5 hrs of the 6 hour flight, and feel like a real person again. http://myloc.me/5t10X #
  • RT @uwfotog: "The Maldives in Red" An HHP short video shot w/ RED ONE camera, Jan '10 http://vimeo.com/channels/96819 #
  • @uwfotog I plugged your gorgeous Maldives video on Wetpixel. Everyone go watch it now -- it's beautiful. http://vimeo.com/10590790 #
  • RT @tonywu: Using Aperture 3: Part 2 http://bit.ly/buzTyC #
  • Here come the iPad reviews: http://ech.cc/9dHGD1 http://ech.cc/bbeNtD http://ech.cc/cLyVYs #
  • I'm going to boycott the web on every April 1st. 99% of the stuff just isn't funny. #
  • @johnolilly It was the Google Topeka name swap that put me over the edge. in reply to johnolilly #
  • Glad there will be no expectations! RT @kaichang: Reviewed @echeng's #TEDxB slides...talk will BLOW.YOUR.MINDS. http://ech.cc/9tFbyC @ 13:35 #
  • It's much easier to plan a 1-hr talk than it is to plan a 15-minute talk. #
  • The spammers over at @Getingate have declared war. It's ok, though. I'm documenting it: http://ech.cc/dmczty in reply to Getingate #
  • @uwfotog The FedEx guy also tried to get into my house before I answered the door. "Do you always try that?" I asked... in reply to uwfotog #
  • @atow Whoah -- are you playing with WM's iPad?? in reply to atow #
  • 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 #
  • The rain and cold followed me back to SF from NYC. #
  • @adam_hanlon you could always submit your life credentials to China and get a .cn domain... ;) in reply to adam_hanlon #
  • iPad shipped to wrong address (wrong city). Apple said it should be no problem to fix. Then, iPad accessrys shipped to wrong address. *sigh* #
  • No iPad this weekend -- UPS apparently has to attempt delivery before they can change an address. Oh well -- I can wait. #
  • RT @tonywu: New post: Using Aperture 3: Part 3 http://bit.ly/9RetGz #
  • @rjenbarr It's OK, Tony. I'll have it by Tuesday. :) in reply to rjenbarr #
  • @rjenbarr Oops -- I replied to the wrong person. Sorry, Jennifer! #
  • Hanging out at #TEDxB rehearsal with organizers Jennifer Mah, @kaichang, @rjenbarr and others http://yfrog.com/0hhb2pj #
  • Hanging out at #TEDxB rehearsal with organizers Jessica Mah, @kaichang, @rjenbarr and others http://yfrog.com/0hhb2pj #
  • Finally met Ray Arthur Wang, after years of nearly meeting. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ray_Arthur_Wang #
  • Wandering around UC Berkeley -- love the energy students have; events active everywhere around me. #
  • Waiting 15 minutes for the next Bart train sure makes me want to drive, next time. #
  • UPS just called. They're trying to deliver my iPad to an address that doesn't exist... In San Diego. #
  • In the audience at #TEDxB with Pam and @pyknosis waiting for the conference to start. Where is Dan Cohen, my other guest? #
  • @adamnash A 64MB iPad! Wow -- going retro? in reply to adamnash #
  • Uh oh -- there was just a slide put up of the Dalai Lama. There goes our viewers from China... #TEDxB #
  • Acapella can really only exist in a university environment. #
  • Staring at Taylor's Tonics Chai Cola and buckets of preserved brains backstage at #TEDxB #
  • RT @MaryLynnPrice: Optimized for #iPad HD resolution: new DiveFilm HD Video Podcasts free at iTunes!! http://bit.ly/8AqgH8 #
  • Really, really enjoyed speaking at #TEDxB But I don't suggest having a Korean rice place covered in hot sauce right before... #
  • @pyknosis I wonder if any extraterrestrials are streaming the talk live... #TEDxB in reply to pyknosis #
  • Video of brains pulsing!! Awesome. #TEDxB #
  • Did you know that getting shot in the brain can cause brain swelling? Good to know! #TEDxB #
  • @pyknosis poor iphone! I'm still at 4.5 chunks out of 5 in my Blackberry battery. in reply to pyknosis #
  • Watching an inspirational talk by Ross Evans at #TEDxB Haven't seen Ross since Stanford days! #
  • Rock jazz pianist Eric Lewis is rockin' out, playing the piano while in a Taekwondo front stance. #TEDxB #
  • Endgame for #TEDxB A dead car. Hopefully, it's the battery. #
  • AAA, 30 minutes and counting. #
  • RT @pyknosis: In case you were wondering, iPad really is the best browsing-the-web-while-on-the-John experience you'll ever have. #
  • #TEDxB To everyone in Twitterland: thank you for all of the nice words about the talk and TEDxBerkeley. It was quite the inspirational day! #
  • #TEDxB viewers: come crash NCUPS this Friday in Millbrae -- I'm giving a tech talk about underwater endoscope photography! http://ncups.org/ #
  • Justin.tv's clip creating interface leaves a lot to be desired. #
  • The archive of my talk at TEDxBerkeley 2010 #TEDxB http://ech.cc/b4PQZR #
  • @macaby Is it crazy at the theaters? Are you there for the 1:45 show or the 4:15 show? in reply to macaby #
  • @pyknosis came up with an official Facebook friend policy. Everyone should have one. http://ech.cc/cNCcIl Mine's here: http://ech.cc/dus7I3 #
  • xkcd, about earthquakes, twitterers, and survival instinct. http://xkcd.com/723/ #
  • Hilarious photo set on "Teabonics" http://www.flickr.com/photos/p.....594187379/ #