Weekly Twitter Digest: 2010-04-19

  • Power outage!! Funny that I can still tweet. Everything is on UPSes. #
  • Pg&e power outage in #SOMA San Francisco. They say it affected around 585 people, and expect power back at around 6pm. #
  • I liked a YouTube video -- Standing Cat IN BOOTS! (Feat. Zorro Cat and Mariachi Cat) http://youtu.be/gZy2I8csVQU?a #
  • Preparing for NAB tomorrow. Tools: Point 'n shoot, eye-fi upload to #Smugmug iPad posting, MiFi wireless. Test: http://yfrog.com/89bf1qj #
  • @gfmorris I just want to try it out. There is no motivation like constraint. ;) in reply to gfmorris #
  • @MaryLynnPrice MLP -- will you have time for lunch? Dinner? in reply to MaryLynnPrice #
  • @MaryLynnPrice ABSOLUTELY. I'll find you at 12:30 in North HAll! I'd love to see you. in reply to MaryLynnPrice #
  • @gfmorris Manned spaceflight? I had 2 VIP passes lined up for the last shuttle launch and was booted for "dignitaries." Grrr... in reply to gfmorris #
  • I lose nearly 2 full work days a year to tax season. #
  • Good morning! I feel like crap. #
  • My bagless travel hopes were shattered by the knowledge that there will be swag at #nabshow I'm now bringing a backpack. #
  • In the 6 seats in my row on this plane: 3 Blackberries, 1-3 iPhones, 3 iPads. #
  • @atow I can't have something that I have to hold. Does it have a shoulder strap? in reply to atow #
  • @atow ahhh. I see it. Nice! in reply to atow #
  • Testing Twitter for Blackberry (UberTwitter throwing image post errors since BB OS 5.0) http://twitpic.com/1fcnfn #
  • Staring at a Panasonic 152" 3D plasma display. These 3D glasses are impossible to clean. #NABShow #
  • Had lunch with @marylynnprice and steve perez. It is 3D mania here at #NABShow #
  • "Flash Content Drives Ubiquity Across Devices" - from Adobe talk at #NABShow Waiting for someone to ask about Apple... #
  • I had forgotten how annoying it is to have a smoker stand right next to you. #
  • @gilesshaxted no, I have 160gb and 80gb of SSD, and 8TB spinning. in reply to gilesshaxted #
  • Ran into Justin Wilkenfeld at #NABShow hadn't seen him since high school! He's at GoPro now - awesome HD helmet cam, $200 at the show. #
  • "The Last 3 Minutes" - beautiful short shot by Shane Hurlbut using the Canon 5D Mark II. http://ech.cc/cCpcTA #
  • Pam is still working on old company stuff, and she no longer works for the old company. Her next company is very lucky. #
  • @atow There is no time associated with media, so it should be "after it comes out on May 17." :) in reply to atow #
  • The contractor who put in my dual-pane windows left streak marks ... ON THE INSIDE BETWEEN THE PANES. Unbelievable. #
  • @superpages I've reported you for spam. in reply to superpages #
  • My 2010 NAB Show report from Las Vegas: 3D mania! http://bit.ly/aS3Abf #
  • @gilesshaxted ... and we were so close to going to Iceland today! in reply to gilesshaxted #
  • Saving Pam's 2009 tax return involves VNC to home proxy machine -> her iMac -> VMware within her iMac. She owes me big time. #
  • I'm going to start looking for common Spanish and Portuguese words in my email messages. If it finds one, you get marked as spam. #
  • RT @uwfotog: Watch Mike DeGruy's TED talk at http://www.ted.com/talks/mike_.....topus.html #TED #TEDxB #
  • Octopus steals a guy's video camera (while it's filming). http://bit.ly/bgdHgM #
  • I liked a YouTube video -- octopus steals my video camera and swims off with it (while it's Recording) http://youtu.be/x5DyBkYKqnM?a #
  • "Every time you say 'backslash' as part of a web address on air, I die a little." http://xkcd.com/727/ #
  • I liked a YouTube video -- epic airbag ride and faceplant http://youtu.be/d9fWDtZ3esA?a #
  • This is so cool. Perfect for my windowless cave. http://bit.ly/bey3n1 #
  • ... and 6 freeways later, I am in Santa Monica. #
  • Hanging out with kozyndan in Santa Monica, and bumped into Martin of Giant Robot. I like this community! #
  • Hanging out with Chris Robinson of Werner Publishing (Outdoor Photographer, Digital Photo Pro, etc) #
  • I just saw a guy using a Blackberry at a urinal... tapping away with two thumbs. #
  • A bunch of my photos are available as iPhone backgrounds as part of this free iPhone app (costs $ to unlock photos): http://ech.cc/cQ5NHN #
  • Gmail finally has drag 'n drop for attachments! http://gmailblog.blogspot.com/.....sages.html #
  • Overheard a TSA agent at LAX call the passengers going through screening "retarded." Professional. #
  • Congrats! My friends, the Halls (@uwfotog), win 2009's NOGI for The Arts http://bit.ly/c1cnNv #
  • @sterlingz Do you have a preferred Instapaper plugin for Firefox? #
  • Hotel = TV. Does the Shake Weight commercial excite anyone else out there? #
  • "Where do the locals hang out?" asks Pam. Apparently, the Big Save parking lot. #
  • Switching to Instapaper from Read It Later. Waited long enough for iPad version... http://www.instapaper.com/ #
  • The waiter just came by and said that our iPads (we have them at brunch) gave him "chicken skin." #
  • @gfmorris yes, the rural south of a Hawaiian island. :) in reply to gfmorris #
  • Anyone have suggestions for a small boat operator for snorkel tours of the Na Pali coast in Kaua'i? (prefer not to go cattle class) #
  • Whenever I see "Shave Ice" I think there should be a "[sic]" after it. http://twitpic.com/1gp38v #
  • View. Now. http://twitpic.com/1gpqjr #
  • @alexkingorg Alex - highly recommend getting an Elgato Turbo H.264. It is the fastest way to process video for upload. in reply to alexkingorg #
  • iPads disconnecting a lot from Mifi. Hope they fix it in a future OS update. #