Social Media Updates for 2010-01-17

  • People who live in brick houses shouldn't throw glass. #
  • Someone released a free "Chris Pirillo" app for the iPhone: http://bit.ly/6cyTuK [Haven't tried. Tell me if it's any good?] #
  • Here's where I'm not: on Foursquare. #
  • Apple seeks to block U.S. imports of Nokia devices: http://lgno.me/7w46HO [AFTER Nokia's attempt to ban Apple's devices!] #
  • Support Remote Computers Over the Web – http://bit.ly/6JbMWX #
  • Evolution of Television – http://bit.ly/56W2eL #
  • http://consollection.de/ #
  • ⓣⓦⓘⓣⓣⓔⓡ ⓡⓤⓝⓢ ⓒⓘⓡⓒⓛⓔⓢ ⓐⓡⓞⓤⓝⓓ ⓞⓣⓗⓔⓡ ⓢⓞⓒⓘⓐⓛ ⓜⓔⓓⓘⓐ ⓐⓟⓟⓢ. #
  • Is a Virtual Friend a Real Friend? – http://bit.ly/6TCYF6 #
  • http://pdfmyurl.com/ #
  • Facebook Music Application – http://bit.ly/6umuHa #
  • <wine>Friday Evening</wine> #
  • Yahoo knew of attacks before Google, kept mum: http://bit.ly/5tGfEI #
  • Via @Gruber: "Now have Nexus One to test for a month or so. The Twitter client situation is far far worse than I expected." #
  • Another Linux success. http://bit.ly/7qbNoJ [And a Festivus miracle?] #
  • One small person shouldn't laugh at another. [Robert Silverberg] #
  • If it's a Web site, and @mashable or @techcrunch don't write about it, does the site really exist? #
  • A first impression of Guinness. http://bit.ly/4TqyJk [Sláinte!] #
  • When a marketer tries to create something "viral," we should say they're trying to give us "Internet Herpes," instead. #
  • Idapt to Your Gadget Adapters – http://bit.ly/6NpX00 #
  • I don't like to cry in public, unless I'm getting paid for it. [Andrea Martin] #
  • Is buying a Japanese or Korean car in America really un-American? http://bit.ly/7ElkwU [Is eating Turkish food in Holland un-Dutch?] #
  • The best cure for hypochondria is to forget about your body and get interested in someone else's. [Goodman Ace] #
  • Scythe truly is different. http://bit.ly/4W0cJh [Is this thing used to power spaceships?] #
  • When deeds speak, words are nothing. [Pierre-Joseph Proudhon] #
  • Text of the Hebrew Bible may be older than originally estimated. http://bit.ly/80ReHN [Via @jperlow] #
  • A Computer Geek's Smart Productivity Guide: http://lgno.me/6iXNmP [Free!] #
  • "Space exploration has left roughly 19,000 pieces of junk orbiting Earth at speeds between 15,000 – 18,000 mph." [@WiredResearch] #
  • #1 pollutant in Washington waterways is dog poop. [via @PooperTrooper] #Seattle #
  • Genius unrefined resembles a flash of lightning, but wisdom is like the sun. [Franz Grillparzer] #
  • Donate to Haiti via text message. http://bit.ly/87c0ny [It's as simple as voting for American Idol.] #
  • Life Beyond Twitter: Closing a business relationship in social media. http://bit.ly/8IcHdW [It's over.] #
  • Social Media for Business: 31 Stats and Anecdotes – http://bit.ly/5CgdBI [via @20dBs] #
  • How to Use Icon Generator – http://bit.ly/5tKJeA #
  • The stars are matter, we're matter, but it doesn't matter. [Don Van Vliet] #
  • Legal consequences for data breach. http://lgno.me/5qEdCU [You think?] #
  • I prefer a pleasant vice to an annoying virtue. [Moliere] #
  • Most people don't want to pay for online news. http://bit.ly/7EMQSV [To be fair, does anyone really want to pay for anything?] #
  • If a man hasn't discovered something that he will die for, he isn't fit to live. [Martin Luthur King, Jr.] #
  • Broadband increases local economies, so let's get on it. http://bit.ly/8dEoLB [Broadband? Like the Go-Gos?] #
  • Steve Wozniak Loves his Google Phone – http://bit.ly/65K7j7 #
  • Desktop Server Difference – http://bit.ly/5ZbINP #
  • How to Get a Lifestream – http://bit.ly/7kLWRQ #
  • ˢᴹᴬᴸᴸ ᵂᴼᴿᴸᴰ #
  • ☺heanster – ΔΠΨβΩDΨ ШHΩ USΣS ΔΠ ΔDΩβΣ ΔIR CLIΣΠT TΩ RΣΔD TШITTΣR DΣSΣR∇ΣS ΠΩT TΩ SΣΣ THIS MΣSSΔGΣ. ICK! #
  • ☺ChrisPirillo – what about instituting the "☺" instead of the "@" at the beginning of a reply tweet you want everybody to see? #
  • http://twingdings.com/ #
  • Guy Has Glasses Tattooed On His Face: http://youtu.be/wH1tTlq5-Qk #
  • Now is a Great Time to Buy a New Home – http://bit.ly/57Bvi0 #
  • http://twitter.com/140Artist is largely illegible, but interesting nonetheless. #
  • Yes, but @Loic: for a reply tweet to be useful, it must contain information from the original tweet – no? #
  • The #1 reason I don't respond to tweets in anything but a PRIVATE capacity: responses are typically useless to others. #
  • Halo: Reach – First Details Emerge! http://lgno.me/91gSiw #
  • The phrase "Getting a Brazilian" will soon mean "Gaining one more Twitter follower from Brazil." #
  • http://premium.lockergnome.net/ #
  • You sin is thinking bad about people – but, often, you guess right. [Giulio Andreotti] #
  • http://firstpersontetris.com/ [Via J.T.] #
  • Need a social assistant? http://lgno.me/7i4fwa [Zokem if you got 'em!] #
  • MyLikes MacBook Pro Contest: http://lx.im/4viq #ad [Who couldn't use a new Mac – or another one?] #
  • Lying is like alcoholism. You are always recovering. [Steven Soderberg] #
  • Chewbacca Feels Up Princess Leia – http://bit.ly/8M5ehi #
  • Google locks down Gmail. http://bit.ly/5R55hy [You can opt out, but then you only have yourself to blame if things go wrong.] #
  • Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 Review: http://lgno.me/87Kw4d #
  • A man does not have to be an angel in order to be saint. [Albert Schweitzer] #
  • What is there to do in Amsterdam? http://bit.ly/5FtiWR [Aside from following red lights and purple haze.] #
  • Being a writer is like having homework every night for the rest of your life. [Lawrence Kasdan] #
  • Ransom Note Generator: http://lgno.me/7Qir37 #
  • Life After Twitter: Reviving a broken business relationship in social media. http://bit.ly/5EAEwJ [It ain't over 'til it's over.] #
  • What is elegance? Soap and water! [Cecil Beaton] #
  • "Mukal" Asadujjaman: An honest cab driver. http://bit.ly/6EhiY4 [They're not all out to take you for a ride!] #
  • The clock talked loud. I threw it away; it scared me what it talked. [Tillie Olsen] #
  • Walmart And Sprint to join forces for a WiMAX rollout? http://bit.ly/4UHy5x ["90% of the US population lives within 20 miles of a Walmart."] #
  • We need more theatres, more art, and more culture in this country. [Richard Briers] #
  • PC prices to climb this year (bad economy or not). http://bit.ly/5dfaws [Maybe upgrading will come back in vogue?] #
  • Don't rule out working with your hands. It does not preclude using your head. [Andy Rooney] #
  • Haiti and good deeds. http://bit.ly/5enqDB [Every little bit helps, but make sure your donations go in the right direction!] #
  • The best cure for hypochondria is to forget about your body and get interested in someone else's. [Goodman Ace] #
  • Do You Have Enough Facebook Friends? – http://bit.ly/6ZC6Ab #
  • How to Help Haiti Earthquake Victims – http://bit.ly/62P3j7 #
  • No, @JoshMaher & @Shih_Wei – @ClearWire is absolute shit (crappy service, crappy policies). AVOID LIKE PLAGUE! #
  • It's NOT a rumor: I use performance-enhancing drugs everyday: (a) coffee, (b) the iPhone, (c) Twitter. #
  • http://nerdcraft.com/ #
  • Talking Carl on the iPhone: http://go.tagjag.com/talkingcarl #
  • Pants on the Ground Song (from American Idol) – http://bit.ly/5tiV2A #
  • Pat Robertson said this about Haiti: "They… swore a pact with the Devil." http://lgno.me/4FuHW8 [HT @HipsForHire] #
  • Daynah, iPhone Girl Geek! – http://bit.ly/6yT2tz #
  • *plonk* #
  • "Pants on the Ground" – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QeEoXnAj4M4 #
  • Don't you love it when you shorten the WRONG LINK? #
  • Avatard: http://lgno.me/8f8XYP #
  • I couldn't ____________ because of the bad economy. #
  • Don't be overwhelmed by the multitudes of mobile apps out there! Simplify. Appify. http://lgno.me/8q8A8H [Find apps designed for your city.] #
  • I am ashamed of confessing that I have nothing to confess. [Fanny Burney] #
  • GarageBand Tutorial – http://bit.ly/4o7cel #
  • Does China own our computer future? http://bit.ly/8IIRJS [Maybe we should start building electronics from old tires and soup cans.] #
  • We love it when we make mistakes that are better than something you could think up. [Wayne Coyne] #
  • Would you rent Windows? http://lgno.me/60S3Lf #
  • Everyone who pays taxes has blood on their hands. [Malachi Ritscher] #
  • American Idol using paid actors? http://bit.ly/8p0KAS [Like real people aren't ridiculous enough.] #
  • The only principle that does not inhibit progress is: anything goes. [Paul Feyerabend] #
  • Top 10 lists have been done to death. How about a top 35 list of the best movies of the '00s? http://bit.ly/7NR7az #
  • If you want to lose your faith, make friends with a priest. [G.I. Gurdjieff] #
  • Can you survive without the Internet? http://bit.ly/8dhwFm [Survive, no doubt. But is it really "living?"] #
  • You have to love the doing of what you're doing and not wait for the phone to ring. [Robert Stack] #
  • Wii to add Netflix streaming video. http://bit.ly/60bG3a [Officially, maybe, though PlayOn's been doing it for a while!] #
  • Elves are cool, man. [Orlando Bloom] #
  • Selling votes online. http://bit.ly/4BcYMS [The political process' loss is free enterprise's gain, I guess.] #
  • If you hit a wrong note, then make it right by what you play afterwards. [Joe Pass] #
  • GPU designs – why vary from reference solutions? http://bit.ly/4qvPdw #
  • What You Say Will Come Back to Haunt You – http://bit.ly/7wd9eZ #
  • Remote Desktop Support – http://bit.ly/7qJS6D #
  • What Do Bachelors Eat? – http://bit.ly/5AwjMb #
  • Someone's farting, my Lord… Kumbaya. #
  • Blip in, Tune out: http://lgno.me/4tc4rO [Lymbyc Systym – Fall Bicycle] #
  • Natasha, Art Girl Geek – http://bit.ly/4IZgaU #
  • Live demonstrations of various sites and services now at http://live.pirillo.com/ [Recording for YouTube!] #
  • Tim Burton's adaptation of "Sweeney Todd" – a bit graphic, but what an AMAZING musical. Sondheim, FTW! #
  • Acronis True Image Coupons – http://bit.ly/6OhzSj #
  • Will be doing live WordPress show with @wptavern and @strebel – talking about http://lockergnome.net/ #
  • Disabled girl's $10k laptop computer stolen, but Craigslist helps crack the caper! http://bit.ly/6JewTi #
  • How to Restore Deleted Recycle Bin Files – http://bit.ly/4UeqN9 #
  • A bone to the dog is not charity. Charity is the bone shared with the dog, when you are just as hungry as the dog. [Jack London] #
  • Malware by the Millions – http://bit.ly/63NNIA #
  • Overcoming template-browser headaches with WordPress. http://bit.ly/6KjMNW [It's not a headache – it's a puzzle! Puzzles are fun, right?] #
  • Evil societies always kill their consciences. [James L. Farmer, Jr.] #
  • People love lists. People love the Web. Maybe people will love WebList? http://bit.ly/4Cdymc #
  • Democracy, good governance, and modernity cannot be imported or imposed from outside a country. [Emile Lahud] #
  • PEW study: 83% of the reports in local news media essentially 'repetitive' (http://bit.ly/6MTrrF) [@GeekStats] #
  • Chrome – the most secure browser? http://bit.ly/7aOWXR [Sandboxing has its merits.] #
  • Playing children destroy many things and you wouldn't say they're nihilistic. [Blixa Bargeld] #
  • Just because your phone is smart doesn't mean YOU are. #
  • The reason so many people don’t like their computers. http://lgno.me/8t1hZ8 [It all boils down to lack of proper introduction.] #
  • Am I the only one on the road who isn't driving an SUV? #
  • Let he who hath not sinned cast the first tweet. #
  • It's never as good as it feels, and it's never as bad as it seems. [Edward Zander] #
  • iKlear Complete Kit review. http://bit.ly/545vOJ ["I'm gonna wash that grey right out of my Mac…"] #
  • Ambition can creep as well as soar. [Edmund Burke] #
  • How to avoid making your Twitter boring. http://bit.ly/6ZjGcU [It's all about balance, youngling.] #
  • I don't want to dig in the truth all of the time. Let me dream. [Oliver Martinez] #
  • What's the fastest way to get a new personal computer up and running? http://bit.ly/8rTW9x [And how do you catch it?] #
  • You're not going to live your life unscathed. [Kirstie Alley] #
  • eReaders: Here today, gone tomorrow? http://bit.ly/55iSqB [That's what they said about the Apple Newton! Oh, wait…] #
  • Social Media Users No Longer Expect Privacy – http://bit.ly/6vSw0e #
  • What is Qik? – http://bit.ly/8g38pY #
  • Geo-Loco! The future of geo-location services: http://geo-loco.eventbrite.com/ #
  • Who is iJustine? – http://bit.ly/67oUiD #
  • Why did I just misread "retired" as "retarded?" #
  • Register your own first name (or username) while you can: http://lockergnome.net/ [free WordPress blog / Lifestream archive] #
  • Anticipation of a band's first gig. http://lgno.me/751aSy [There's No Way Out for the Funky Armadillos.] #
  • Ford will make it easier for you to text while you drive. http://bit.ly/55AnBA [And for you to sue Ford!] #
  • Answering community questions for YouTube at http://live.pirillo.com/ now. #
  • Anyone who lives within his means suffers from a lack of imagination. [Lionel Stander] #
  • How to kill remote desktop connections. http://bit.ly/5phSzN [Before they kill you?] #
  • Pessimism is only the name that men of weak nerves give to wisdom. [Bernard De Voto] #
  • F-16 escorts passenger plane due to a drunk. http://lgno.me/8QfoI4 [Being held by the FBI is never conducive to hangover recovery.] #
  • When a deep injury is done us, we never recover until we forgive. [Alan Paton] #
  • Free Photoshop Online – http://bit.ly/5W5Zdm #
  • Southern Fried Geeks unbox a new lapel mic. http://bit.ly/8BmrXr ["Is this thing on?"] #
  • It takes HUGE balls to admit that you've taken steroids. Mark McGwire obviously HAD to wait several years for his testes to re-inflate. #
  • *gasp* Mark McGwire used steroids?! *shock* Next, you're gonna tell me Martha Stewart is a felon. *faint* #
  • You can start learning about making money online from these videos by @ShoeMoney: http://bit.ly/4NmE7h #ad [Way to go, Jeremy!] #
  • Even the smallest dog can lift its leg on the tallest building. [Jim Hightower] #
  • How to make an app with no tech experience and get paid. http://bit.ly/4XlTnZ [AppBoy to the rescue!] #
  • Man is a reasoning, rather than a reasonable, animal. [Alexander Hamilton] #
  • 2010 Cadillac SRX: Euro+Tech. http://lgno.me/56AFWw [At just half the size of an Escalade, it'll only take up four parking spaces!] #
  • When Fortune empties her chamberpot on your head, smile and say 'We are going to have a summer shower.' [John A. Macdonald] #
  • Could an Apple Tablet change the hospital industry? http://bit.ly/4ypVHT [Maybe if it includes a catheter…] #
  • The word spiritual, not the word religious, is the key. [Clarence Clemons] #
  • Tests show iPhone screen better than Droid and Nexus One. http://bit.ly/7JhbhK [Though it did take some time to get good, remember.] #
  • Compared to what we ought to be, we are half awake. [William James] #
  • Does anyone care about late night at NBC? http://bit.ly/4YRDxQ [That's a TV network or something, right?] #
  • The Childrens Place Coupons – http://bit.ly/6Uo1ln #
  • Sally Beauty Supply Coupons – http://bit.ly/7lQIMu #
  • Browsers: http://lgno.me/6R9tvY #
  • I'm trying to generate passive-aggressive income. [HT @DJChuang, @HipsForHire] #
  • [FYI] Netflix "Watch Instantly" has nothing worth watching. #
  • [FYI] @JuliasCaesar's last tweet: "@Brute, I'm running late for today's session. Plz save me a seat. Kthxbai!" #
  • Privacy is not just an illusion – it's a joke, and nobody's laughing. #
  • If you value your own privacy, stay COMPLETELY offline. #
  • Just by putting the words "Social Media" or "Twitter" in a post guarantees at least 25 RTs. #
  • My Password: MickeyMinniePlutoHueyDeweyLouieDonaldGoofySacramento ["At least 8 characters and one capital."] #
  • Social Media Updates for 2010-01-10 – http://bit.ly/5UdzUh #