Weekly Twitter Digest: 2010-04-12

  • Photos taken by @macaby from #TEDxB are now on Flickr http://ech.cc/bXgREn in reply to macaby #
  • @tonywu Tony, it's not worth debating with strangers on Twitter. Ignore / block. in reply to tonywu #
  • On the phone with UPS, and had to say "Agent" three times before the computer would transfer me. They sure try hard not to let you in! #
  • RT @adam_hanlon: Lightroom 2.7 and Camera Raw 5.7 Release Candidates on Adobe Labs: http://bit.ly/dvGh5B #
  • Today is correspondence and follow-up day. #
  • My Manfrotto Magic Arm died after I used it in salt water -- too much corrosion to function properly afterwards. #
  • Recap, with photos, of #TEDxB posted on their website: http://tedxberkeley.org/recap #
  • Amber nuzzled me in the crotch and left a wet spot. #
  • @macaby Or a personal blessing! ;) in reply to macaby #
  • Whoah. Tweetdeck for iPad. Perfect for multiple accounts and search terms. #
  • @adamnash you type with one hand on your iPhone? in reply to adamnash #
  • @sterlingz Did your 1Password for iPad sync the DB from your Mac OK? Mine just sits there (no network traffic after a few seconds). #
  • @sterlingz Ahhh -- iPad sync requires 1Password3. #
  • @adamnash Interesting. I use the 2-thumb method on iPhone / iPod touch, and it is pretty fast. in reply to adamnash #
  • Wikileaks obtains video of civilian slayings in Iraq war. Terrible! http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04.....ghdad.html #
  • @kaichang welcome to iPad land. Anyone doesn't think this thing is a game changer hasn't used one. in reply to kaichang #
  • @sterlingz Good luck with rebuild! Scary, indeed. in reply to sterlingz #
  • Trawling (shrimp) and longlining (tuna and others) = massive bycatch death. http://ech.cc/cdvysv #
  • @sterlingz Are you a Things user? If so, how does the Mac app / iPhone / iPad combo work, and is it worth the insane $$ they are asking for? #
  • @sterlingz Thanks, Sterling. I'll give @Omnifocus a try. It's time for me to get a proper TODO list going. in reply to sterlingz #
  • @sterlingz It's too bad. I really like Things. in reply to sterlingz #
  • RT @adamnash: Congrats to Marin Software. First vendor to reach $1B in search advertising spend under management. http://lnkd.in/3Xwp9- #
  • Pam is leaving her company for a new job. I sure will miss getting mad at the UI conventions her old job's software violated. #
  • RT @Pogue The #iPad has no camera? That's what YOU think... clever app to the rescue! http://bit.ly/cUTXPb #
  • Tried to close a petition on Care2 and add letter / deliver to target using iPad, and it failed miserably. #
  • Anyone have a recommendation for a tour operator who can book a last-minute Iceland self-drive trip? Companies in Iceland are unresponsive. #
  • A PDF release from the US military about the helicopter strike video: http://ech.cc/c8QBq4 #
  • So close to winning an iPad from Smugmug! http://baldy.blogs.smugmug.com.....challenge/ #
  • @CornforthImages Thanks, John. I wonder if I should just book 1-2 nights of hotel and do the rest once I arrive... in reply to CornforthImages #
  • Issue #35 of X-Ray Magazine (free download) features my sperm whale work: http://ech.cc/8ZkVp6 #
  • I wrote an article for X-Ray Magazine about the sperm whales I talked about at #TEDxB Download the PDF for free! http://ech.cc/cIIE48 #
  • I really want iPhone and iPad Mail clients to have an "auto-bcc another address" feature (it has "auto-bcc myself"). #
  • I'm getting 65-90 words per minute in this iPad typing speed test (after a few hours of use). http://ech.cc/9priby #
  • I can't figure out how to cut and paste from Gmail's optimized tablet interface. Am I an idiot? #
  • @ArneKuilman Thinking of going later on this month. Who knows, though. Hard to plan so late... in reply to ArneKuilman #
  • I'm speaking ths Friday nite at #NCUPS http://ncups.org/ & on April 30 / May 1 at the Bay Area Dive Show http://www.divechronicles.com/Bay/ #
  • Yargh. TweetDeck's TweetShrink feature shortened "night" to "nite." My apologies to all of you out there... #
  • Whenever a website comes up and starts playing audio (or video with audio) automatically, I feel like boycotting the product / service. #
  • Submitted my first clips to Footage Search / Ocean Footage. Going through and logging a couple hundred clips -- tedious! #
  • Anyone need an iPad dock? Have an extra one. $29 including shipping to USA (save on tax). #
  • I just put "idiot" into the "reason" field during blocking / blacklisting a commenter on my website. It felt good. #
  • I'm told that there were 447,413 total views and 156,717 unique views for the #TEDxB stream at justin.tv. DAMN, that is a lot of views! #
  • Apple Anti-flash. :( RT @johnolilly: New iPhone SDK:"only code written in C, C++, and Objective-C may .. directly link against the ..APIs". #
  • @alflow thank you for the compliment! I had a great time speaking -- absolutely awesome, engaged audience. in reply to alflow #
  • Reminder: I'm speaking at #NCUPS in Millbrae, CA tomorrow at 8pm! http://www.ncups.org/ #
  • Very sad to see Apple banning Adobe's Flash-to-iPhone converter. http://ech.cc/avm0zA #
  • RT @tonywu: An accurate description of the whaling issue in Japan http://bit.ly/bfJgK8 #
  • GIVE HIM HIS COOKIE! http://ech.cc/b0KkQm #
  • Ben Fry, on the recent iPhone/iPad developer tools language issue: http://benfry.com/writing/archives/649 #
  • I have sneezed about 200 times today. #
  • Is anyone out there going to NAB next week? If so, I'd love to meet up! #
  • I liked a YouTube video -- WTF Japan Seriously!? http://youtu.be/UmXVAqWhwSE?a #
  • Watching Brad Brown give a seminar on metadata and image tagging at #ncups (pre-talk before my talk) #
  • Managed to get my Freedom Pro folding Bluetooth keyboard to pair with my iPad. Still faster on iPad keyboard, but this has potential. #
  • I liked a YouTube video -- The Standing Cat! http://youtu.be/zrdZbJkLzwU?a #
  • I liked a YouTube video -- Master of Business Card Throwing http://youtu.be/FVq0HdiM-Ok?a #
  • Pam is planning a trip this summer with her friends... who are apparently the worst planners on the planet. You know who you are! #
  • Another iPad dock for sale for $29 shipped in USA. Opened, but unused. #
  • @gfmorris I have two of them. Well, I just shipped yours out, so 1 left. :) in reply to gfmorris #
  • Caramel + salt = magic #
  • National Geographic Critter Cam: Octopus vs. Sea Lion http://ech.cc/bSQSZh #
  • I love that my mother uploads Flickr sets of photos when she comes back from a trip. So advanced! #
  • WHOAH. Canon 7D video noise tests. Shoot at a multiple of ISO 160! http://ech.cc/aB72uy #
  • Quickbooks 2009 driving me crazy. I want to set the check number when I pay a bill -- NOT have it pick one automatically. #