Weekly Twitter Digest: 2010-08-09

  • Verified by VISA is TERRIBLE. I hate it, and wish Chase didn't use it for their cards. #
  • Try to get a Verified by VISA problem solved: 1. Call Chase 2. Get transferred to VISA 3. Get transferred to Chase #infiniteloopfail #
  • I get 2 mosquito bytes per email I send out. #
  • Wasted 2 hours in the air today in a helicopter. Never assume that the booking agent knows what they are doing. #
  • Got a video processing error from facebook for a video of uploaded 3 weeks ago. Is the queue that long? :) #
  • I am using Swiftkey on Android, and it is making me commit all sorts of typos! (e.g. last tweet). But I do like it. #
  • You know you're tired when you dream about being tired. #
  • It's funny when people wonder where I am. It would take about 5 seconds to figure out. #
  • RT @Wetpixel: Amazing pilot whale footage by Rafa Herrero http://wpx.in/cVhtdK #
  • Dan Cohen of Collective Good makes top 10 in 7x7's Hot Under 40. Please take 10 seconds to vote for him! (#4) http://ech.cc/9dZKjU #
  • How can a book be more expensive on Kindle than it is in paperback?? #
  • "I believe we owe it to our children to tell them that the profession of ‘photojournalist’ no longer exists" http://ech.cc/acDDoy #
  • @krisatomic "Eating Animals," by Jonathan Safran Foer, is more expensive as Kindle (recommended by @johnolilly) http://ech.cc/9NkVvi in reply to krisatomic #
  • Bye bye, Google Wave http://ech.cc/cUW2HV #
  • I am officially out of space on my main machine. Time to shuffle data around to expand -- will take days to move terabytes. #
  • Will someone please release a ProRes transcoder USB dongle? #
  • @gilesshaxted readynas nvx or pro will saturate gigE - around 80+ MB/s (bytes) in reply to gilesshaxted #
  • @corbosman @gilesshaxted I'm about to go iscsi because file level access is bothering me. in reply to corbosman #
  • 10% spread at Bank of America for Euro conversion. Robbery. #
  • Hilarious: @gilesshaxted is driven to drinking after struggling with backing up data. in reply to gilesshaxted #
  • If you're shooting a 30p digital SLR and recording audio separately, be sure to use a 30fps Easy Setup in Final Cut Pro http://ech.cc/bXXknp #
  • @wooster Oops -- you're right! Mine has been working all this time without the easy setup stuff, but I have old footage from pre 2.0.4... in reply to wooster #
  • I liked a YouTube video -- Trailer for 'Toy Story 3: Inception' http://youtu.be/jHJwgA54Gqk?a #
  • I liked a YouTube video -- TEDxBerkeley - Eric Cheng - 04/03/10 http://youtu.be/MA7POyk16G8?a #
  • I liked a YouTube video -- TEDxBerkeley - Ross Evans - 04/03/10 http://youtu.be/6Ay7UP4ytLg?a #
  • Moved 2TB of data offline. I'm back in business! (the copy took all day) #
  • I created 250GB of data on my last trip. I'm going to have to change the way I store things. #
  • Mr. and Mrs. Miscellaneous ice cream in Dogpatch! http://yfrog.com/ja172cej #
  • Heidi has posted her Isla Mujeres whale shark journal! http://ech.cc/aA8o4u #
  • I dreamt of storage units, NAS boxes, and iSCSI. #
  • @gilesshaxted The NAS box I was setting up in the dream was much prettier than anything on the market. ;) in reply to gilesshaxted #
  • RT @mabb0tt preliminary paper proving P ? NP available from v. deolalikar - http://t.co/qbAqeBG #
  • @macaby Mona! Come photograph fish and animals with me. Forget about the people thing. ;) in reply to macaby #