Weekly Twitter Digest: 2010-09-13

  • What happened to Square? I never received my two credit card payment dongles. #
  • @adamnash can't you just set it to encode H.264 Main 3.1 for iPad? in reply to adamnash #
  • Just stuck 5 x 2TB drives and 1 x 2TB drive into the new ReadyNAS Pro. It will have 7TB accessible with 2 x 2TB for double redundancy. #
  • One of the 7 USB devices connected to my Mac Pro is preventing it from going to sleep. The debugging begins... #
  • Come with me to the Bahamas for sharks, dolphins and goliath groupers this September 11-19! Last-minute cancellation. http://bit.ly/cOKhaL #
  • I uploaded a YouTube video -- Moray eel hunting at night in the Maldives (3D) http://youtu.be/p5ePPMokVFQ?a #
  • I just posted a review of Keldan Luna 8 LA-V LED video lights over at Wetpixel: http://ech.cc/9mq5qZ #
  • ATTO's Xtend SAN Mac iSCSI Initator: $195.00 to download, $150 to ship w/1-2 week wait from 3rd party vendor). Wrong. #
  • 3 points of contact at all times probably wouldn't do much here. http://ech.cc/chIBk8 #
  • 8.81 TB iSCSI volume is online and hitting 114 MB/s read over dedicated gigE line (no switch). ReadyNAS Pro + ATTO Xtend SAN iSCSI init. #
  • "Uninterruptible? Is that even a word?" -Pam, during building-wide brownout (now). #
  • @churnd GlobalSAN doesn't work with 64-bit kernel. in reply to churnd #
  • @mdgmnas Yes, RAID and SSD in the client. in reply to mdgmnas #
  • Brownouts are way worse than blackouts. PG&E is saying that it will be 2.5 hours before an *update* about what is going on. #
  • Brownout has become blackout. Yee-haw. #
  • I always think it is strange that I can still use computers / internet when the power goes out (strategic placement of UPSes) ;) #
  • Fled to a local cafe to work while waiting for PG&E to fix the power lines. #
  • Rob Stewart (Sharkwater) on the Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=caFAVljNtlo #
  • I liked a YouTube video -- The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson and guest Rob Stewart http://youtu.be/caFAVljNtlo?a #
  • Verizon MiFi is pretty terrible. Hard to sustain a connection... #
  • @mdgmnas Thank you -- corrected the typo. in reply to mdgmnas #
  • Will someone tell me why Asian teenaged girls puff out their cheeks in photos? Is it "kawai?" #
  • I liked a YouTube video -- My iPad iBuddy (Steve Young Football My Buddy Spoof) http://youtu.be/1ZeoQ_sViVI?a #
  • VLC player coming to iPad! http://ech.cc/byCPUG #
  • Bahamian sharks threatened by shark finning. Please take 2 minutes to show your support (petition)! http://ech.cc/9hiUm1 #
  • @choccobo Yeah -- it should be easier and require less information. :( in reply to choccobo #
  • Gave up on multiple machine -> single destination Crashplan backups. It just doesn't work. (It's still a great solution for single machine) #
  • Asian Poses! (via Warren) http://asianposes.com/ #
  • Anyone have suggestions for a wedding portrait studio in Taiwan? The uh... cheesier, the better. #
  • Have good friends coming on the upcoming Bahamas trip and November Ambon trip. Re-energized! #
  • @choccobo San Franciscans will be upset to be lumped in with Oakland and Fremont. ;) in reply to choccobo #
  • Me: "Are your backups [of your iMac] still working?" Pam: "No... it asked me a question at some point, and I closed the window." *sigh* #
  • I liked a YouTube video -- Waterbridge Elementary Bomb Scare http://youtu.be/2hmcf1mHVoU?a #
  • Heading to the Bahamas for my 11th sharks/dolphins trip aboard the Shear Water with Jim Abernethy! #
  • just drove through haze from the san bruno fire on my way to the airport #
  • I sort of feel like death. Extremely sleep deprived, but will make up for it on the flights. #
  • $25 for 200GB Ultrium 2 backup tape = $125 / terabyte (plus drive cost overhead). For $109, I can get a 2TB 3.5" drive. #
  • @lfstewart Maybe you should start using hand-written cards + bike messengers instead of AT&T! in reply to lfstewart #
  • Don't they know that this sort of thing makes us hate US airports? http://plixi.com/p/44373931 #
  • Just hung out with James Wiseman (and Sarah and Henry) at Houston Airport. Henry is getting big! #
  • 7 TSA officers manning a single security line in Houston Airport at the speed of slow. #
  • If there is no more bin space on the plane, the best move is probably just to freeze and block all aisle traffic. #
  • @choccobo international arrivals only. in reply to choccobo #
  • I'm told that there is a photo of Geoff and Livia in the New York Times today. Congrats!! #
  • Hear that goliath action was great today. Looking forward to tomorrow! #
  • Geoff and Livia in the New York Times today, now with link! http://www.nytimes.com/2010/09......html?_r=1 #
  • Jim Abernethy on a Mac! I am filled with wonder... http://yfrog.com/06r5nj #
  • Drogin would be proud. http://yfrog.com/73ipbrj #
  • Counted 30 goliath groupers at once in my field of vision at the wreck of the Zion. Hear there are fewer this year than last year. #
  • @cindypon I suspect "cage free" chickens are stored in boxes, instead. in reply to cindypon #
  • Exporting a 3D video clip. 13 minutes for a 12-second clip. PAIN! #
  • Leaving for the Bahamas at around 2am after a nice day with the goliath grouper aggregation in Jupiter, Florida. #