Weekly Twitter Digest: 2010-12-27

  • Would it be wrong to put Metallica into my wedding banquet slideshow, which will be played to a room full of older Taiwanese people? #
  • @henrik_pejer I listened to Metallica when I was younger. So anyone who really knows me wouldn't be surprised! #
  • @henrik_pejer I think I'm too chicken to do it. #
  • @henrik_pejer Oh, I think the elopement challenged comfort zones. :) I'm almost done with the show. Years of making them have paid off! #
  • I liked a YouTube video -- Rare Bird Humps Photographer's Head http://youtu.be/4YwbHqTSlh0?a #
  • I've had good luck selling on eBay until this year. Suddenly, I'm getting winning bids from people who never pay. #ebay #fail #
  • SNL: A message from Mark Zuckerberg http://ech.cc/faUZRR #
  • I love it when all 24 virtual cores are maxed out. http://yfrog.com/h86hcp #
  • @corbosman So what are the options for 23andme shipment to US Virgin Islands? #
  • The moon is visible through a thin cloud layer in SF. Wonder if it will remain visible through the eclipse... #
  • The United International person has asked the guy in front of us to take 1 lb out of his 51 lb bag. #
  • We are seated across the aisle from the aftermath of a vomit explosion. 9 hrs to go. #unitedcleanaircraftfail #
  • Arrived in Tokyo to find that our JR pass vouchers are no good (and you can't buy them in Japan). Massive travel #fail #
  • Pam is talking to the Japanese toilet. #
  • Rejected from a restaurant because we don't speak Japanese. #
  • Does CDMA or 3G draw more mobile phone battery in Japan? #
  • @johnolilly I love my Scansnap 1500 for documents! Not as good for photos (suffers from streaking). #
  • Going to ticket counters and using cash. Japan is behind in some ways... #
  • @gilesshaxted whenever I switch to 3G, my battery starts draining quickly even if I'm close to a tower. #
  • Shinkansen bound for Nagano! #
  • Worst rolling shutter artifact I've ever seen! (From shinkansen train -- we are going fast!) http://yfrog.com/h48fqbj #
  • I'm getting lots of reports of AA playing Vienna Teng's Harbor on the plane. #
  • A stranger in Yamanouchi just picked us up (car) because it was obvious that we were lost. People are so nice here! #
  • Furusato curry house at Shibu Onsen. Only 3 tables; cute place with great curry! #
  • Ok. Switched to Docomo 3G to see if it yields better battery life than "1X Roaming" CDMA. #
  • A cute Japanese mountain town... with Lady Gaga as background music. Puh-puh-puh-poker face! #
  • What is the best Blackberry -> Instapaper path? (Specifically, Twitter on Blackberry) #
  • I have the Instapaper app installed, but still have to open a link in the browser before I can send to Instapaper. #
  • Woke up to hard snowfall and hopped in the private onsen just outside of our room. Perfect way to start the day! #
  • Leisurely morning walk... http://yfrog.com/hsk52fj #
  • En route to snow monkeys! http://yfrog.com/h7t3fbj #
  • Snow monkeys! Easiest photography opportunity evar!! #
  • We spent 7 hours out in the snow today with snow monkeys (and 40 min hike, each way). Pam was a good sport and played photo assistant. #
  • @andybiggs Enjoying using the #Guragear Kiboko bag to cart camera gear around snowy Japan! Please design more bags. :) #
  • @johnolilly I scan and shred everything. Scan straight to DropBox for instant backup + sharing across machines! #
  • @johnolilly I scan to searchable PDF and rely on Spotlight / YEP to find content. I put things I need everywhere in Evernote (like manuals). #
  • Goodbye, private onsen! http://yfrog.com/hsj5orj #
  • @vwishna we would have joined you if we had been there! -jew eric #
  • Oops -- I just filled a 32GB card shooting timelapse. #
  • @Wetpixel Happy holidays, Wetpixel! (and @adam_hanlon) :) #
  • Receiving a landslide of e-holiday cards. Was only on Blackberry before the slow internet I'm on now. Love the cards! (catching up 1 by 1) #
  • e-Holiday card will head out in 40 mins. If I know you personally and you want to make sure you get one, send email address to me privately! #
  • Over 1000 orange gates at Fushimi-inari-taisha, Kyoto. http://yfrog.com/hsf81sj #
  • Blackberry page fault and forced reset = 15 min downtime. Why can't Blackberry boot quickly?? #
  • Nishiki Food Market, Kyoto! Incredible! http://yfrog.com/hsfkhwj #
  • Ippudo Ramen, Kyoto. I am going nuts here!! http://yfrog.com/h2h9qjhj #
  • Anyone want a Starbucks pancake? http://yfrog.com/h2jyeej #
  • RT @tonywu: US shark fin restrictions carry little weight in Hong Kong http://twu.tw/hdvdmm (http://ech.cc/gTg64i) #
  • OK, this apple was $2.50, but it is better than any apple I've ever had in the States!! #
  • @dweekly bonfire!! ;) #
  • Excited to take the Nozomi N700 Shinkansen from Kyoto to Tokyo! #