Weekly Twitter Digest: 2010-09-27

  • I was bitten by a preying mantis yesterday. Ouch! #
  • Shopping for women's shoes with Brazilian photographer Marcelo Krause. #
  • Man-repelling design, in the real world. http://yfrog.com/nas69gj #
  • Wait, so is the "freshly squeezed" lemonade actually freshly squeezed? #
  • Pho in Lake Park, FL. Looks the same! http://yfrog.com/5lohdhj #
  • There were 8 Asians at the pho place. I've just doubled the number of Asians I've seen in South Florida in the past 8 years. #
  • Verizon MiFi is disconnecting every 5 minutes. Almost unusable. #
  • Fuji FinePix X100: http://ech.cc/aUDccC WANT! #
  • A marketing dpt wants to "borrow" framed prints for an event. My reply: can I "borrow" 6-8 hrs of your best marketing consulting time? #
  • Videos by comedian Russell Peters are great company for travel. #
  • Had an anxiety dream last night in which my computer, cash and cameras were stolen while I was on a ferry. Shaken up by it! #
  • I'm not sure Jim Abernethy has enough drives connected to his computer... http://yfrog.com/mzuu1sj #
  • I can't imagine a more (data) secure work environment! http://yfrog.com/jud8lsj #
  • Indeed... RT @johnolilly Coffee, I used to think we were friends. Now I'm not so sure. I think you may be trying to kill me. #
  • @Laurens_deGroot hey, Laurens - stop by G2 Gallery and check out my prints! in reply to Laurens_deGroot #
  • I really like Twitter and Facebook, but getting them to work together consistently (along with RSS) is still impossible. #
  • My sister just won the 2010 Ralph Henry Gabriel Dissertation Prize for best doctoral dissertation in American Studies. Congrats, Wendy! #
  • Wow - the boarding passengers at Charlotte, NC are the worst I've ever seen. Put your bag away and sit down! #
  • RT @gbrockway: New TripIt Pro launches! It literally pays for itself (Yes, really.) http://bit.ly/astAcr #
  • Standard first day home: go through snail mail and email, and unpack... #
  • Hmmm. Anaglyph cyan/red doesn't work on my desktop w/calibrated display. Works fine on my notebook, even with ext display. Frustrating. #
  • I hate slightly pink backgrounds because I always think it's a monitor calibration issue. #
  • I liked a YouTube video -- OK Go - White Knuckles - Official Video http://youtu.be/nHlJODYBLKs?a #
  • Wordpress -> Twitter via Twitter Tools for Wordpress is not working reliably. This should be easier! #
  • Social security statements are too big to scan. Please fix, US Gov! Sincerely, Paperless. #
  • Hmm-the annual report for the Yerba Buena Community Benefit District in SF doesn't show pics of the people sleeping in the street at night. #
  • Adobe shows off plenoptic lenses that let you refocus an image after it's taken http://ech.cc/bSxsQ3 #
  • Booq Cobra Courier XS - alternative to Tom Binh iPad bag http://ech.cc/bbImSc (both, expensive!) #
  • SwiftKey for Android is out and on sale for $0.99. It is a worthy replacement for stock Android keyboard. #
  • Stopped by to read Jacket 2 bedtime stories before heading to CS198 reunion. #
  • Oops. That's Jack, not Jacket. Stupid autocorrect! #
  • It was great to see all of you at the CS198 reunion! @adamnash @schrep @johnolilly @klep #
  • After removing 2TB as offline archives, it's still going to take me from 7-10 days to seed a 3TB Crashplan backup from my main machine. #
  • OK, I just enabled Places for Facebook. Weird that I have to use the touch interface even from a normal computer. #
  • I'll be speaking at the Stanford Photography Club meeting on Oct 5. http://photography.stanford.edu/ (the website looks old) #
  • A Brief History of Counter Eco-Terrorism Against the Dolphin Killers of Taiji - Sea Shepherd http://instapaper.com/z0h881n1p #
  • @johnolilly I don't know who Maroon 5 are. Are they a band? I guess I've not been paying attention... in reply to johnolilly #
  • Sharktopus http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fK2bBfuepKk #
  • I liked a YouTube video -- "RED-BULL SUPER- COPTER" http://youtu.be/pdprMRMjs1c?a #
  • I liked a YouTube video -- Minecraft FIREE WTFFFFFFF!!!!! http://youtu.be/LnjSWPxJxNs?a #
  • Bocelli is enough to drive me away from a cafe. #
  • Of what use is the Android Autolock app if you can just power cycle the phone for access? #
  • Facebook Places won't work from my Android browser. #
  • 5 LV bags between two dudes? Hello, Los Angeles! #
  • Dammit - Hertz gave us a minivan! #
  • Really? http://yfrog.com/jusralj #
  • Photos of manta ray slaughter off of La Paz, Mexico http://ech.cc/bl3T0S #
  • @gilesshaxted minivan (per prior tweet) :) in reply to gilesshaxted #
  • @trhall The copy time is from my machine to a local server (gigabit). Can't connect locally because the store is a NAS box. in reply to trhall #
  • Interrupting a parade #win (classic!!) http://ech.cc/9MruWu #
  • I liked a YouTube video -- Sleepless In Seattle : Recut as a horror movie http://youtu.be/frUPnZMxr08?a #
  • I liked a YouTube video -- The Shining Recut http://youtu.be/KmkVWuP_sO0?a #
  • SHARKTOPUS IS ON SYFY RIGHT NOW! #
  • Sharktopus: the stupidest fragment of a movie I've ever seen. How does this stuff get funded and made?? #
  • @uwfotog I think you and Howard should watch Sharktopus. It will teach you a great deal about cinematography and filmmaking. #
  • Taiwanese desserts with Kozyndan and Gio in Arcadia http://yfrog.com/3up1pjfj #
  • @choccobo 2tb over USB = a world of hurt in reply to choccobo #