Social Media Updates for 2010-02-14

  • Windows 7 was my idea. Where are my residuals? #
  • http://apps.facebook.com/-funtext/ #
  • Google Buzz Abandons Auto-Follow – http://lgno.me/90wrW5 #
  • Facebook Desktop – http://lgno.me/9OBe44 #
  • If Internet denizens were kicked offline for "doping," there'd only be four of us left. #
  • There is a HUGE difference between Betty White and Barry White. #
  • Wait, did Sean Connery say that losing was an Olympic sport? I'd qualif… oh, luging. #
  • Nothing makes you feel more lethargic than watching the Olympics on TV and wondering if the microwave popcorn could make itself. #
  • I typed "screens hot" instead of "screen shot." That could've been a disaster. #
  • Social Pains or Social Panes? – http://lgno.me/czPjrW #
  • Mac users: I need YOUR feedback on this free app I just compiled. http://chris.pirillo.com/social-pains-or-social-panes/ #
  • Actually, @WithinRafael – I remember using "VER" in the days of DOS. Mind your manners, sir. #
  • MySpace Tom is Not Your Friend – http://lgno.me/d1Jqgj #
  • Help Haiti by Watching YouTube – http://lgno.me/9lp1iv #
  • Monitor Your Macs With iStat Menus – http://lgno.me/dpyhga #
  • NBC also brought home the gold for "Best Audio Difficulties During Olympic Opening Ceremony" tonight. Go USA! #
  • Dear Olympics: You compete me. #
  • 2010 Winter Olympics Opening Clouded By Athlete Death – http://lgno.me/9XyjFI #
  • Is Tweeting an Olympic sport yet? #
  • How to Build Your Community Using Open Atrium – http://lgno.me/a7fEF3 #
  • And the gold medal for Insipid Olympics Commentary goes to… NBC! #
  • Veoh Files Bankruptcy – http://lgno.me/d1GYw8 #
  • Infinity Ward Finally patches MW2 care package glitch. http://lgno.me/dxrogv [Working as intended.] #
  • Has the word been given for an ARM version of Windows? http://lgno.me/9GmkGX #
  • School Bus Wi-Fi Tames Rowdy Students – http://lgno.me/ayLyH5 #
  • A human powered snowthrower? http://lgno.me/cvgCJx [How many do they have to chain up to one, I wonder?] #
  • Will your school be a "Buzz" kill? http://lgno.me/c4DdYt #
  • If you're into Jeff Beck, you'll be happy to know he's touring again. http://lgno.me/brkveS [And if not…] #
  • Microsoft adds more anti-piracy protections to Windows 7. http://lgno.me/czALkt [Scurvy sea devils! Hargh!] #
  • Gina Elise of Pin Ups For Vets is trying to go full time. http://lgno.me/anoCgr #
  • American Airlines will sell passengers a blanket and pillow. http://lgno.me/9E7LOS [Buy a bunch – you can make an expensive pillow fort!] #
  • I need to crowdsource an idea I have for a Google Chrome extension. #
  • Don't be afraid to look silly. [Tara Strong] #
  • Flower power can still calm the masses. http://lgno.me/bLfgYi [The power of chamomile compels you!] #
  • Set your course by the stars, not by the lights of every passing ship. [Omar N. Bradley] #
  • I just overheard someone use "MySpace" as an expletive. #
  • The so-called right to reproduce is not an unlimited right. [Leon Kass] #
  • UNICODE fun: http://lgno.me/d2EU2v #
  • What, @cinemin – you didn't like my review? http://youtu.be/AXgnkqKQoQE #
  • If anyone ever saw me dance, they'd have trouble taking me seriously. [Christina Ricci] #
  • http://www.feedly.com/ is breathtakingly amazing – try it NOW. It's the best way to navigate Google Buzz, too! #
  • http://twitter.com/verified/olympians #
  • How to Unlock Secrets in OS X – http://lgno.me/afUsg8 #
  • I contend that if Buzz hadn't been created by Google, it'd be written off as a flop for poor usability and design. #
  • Exclusive VMware Valentine's Day 20% off discount! http://lgno.me/dzfUGb [Windows] http://lgno.me/aVlvbl [Mac OS X] #
  • History is the story of events, with praise or blame. [Cotton Mather] #
  • How Do You Manage Your Inbox? – http://lgno.me/bZLOGV #
  • Supposedly more secure credit cards (used widely in EU, less so in US) are easily hackable. Uh oh. http://bit.ly/94zQeq [via @DanGillmor] #
  • If you love Friday, raise your paw: http://lgno.me/bQtUsR #
  • "iPad." There, I haven't said it in a while. #
  • http://fullscreenweather.com #
  • What you invest your time in defines who you are. [Todd Duncan] #
  • A big issue with Google Buzz is that it's not including my @YouTube (Google!) subscribers. http://pleasebuzz.me/ChrisPirillo #
  • A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life. [Charles Darwin] #
  • A house divided against itself cannot stand. [Abraham Lincoln] #
  • Patagonia Coupons – http://lgno.me/awPTut #
  • Vermont Teddy Bear Coupons – http://lgno.me/95Fg7j #
  • ShoeMall Coupons – http://lgno.me/aMpBm6 #
  • Flux sucks. #
  • Three-Fingered Salute – http://lgno.me/d4KNe1 #
  • Edit Photos Online for Free – http://lgno.me/dzYalT #
  • Recording videos for YouTube at http://live.pirillo.com/ right now. #
  • I have a free license of http://www.gravityapps.com/tags/ for 5 of you who tell me why you NEED it on your Mac. 😉 #
  • http://pleasebuzz.me/ #
  • How Do You Create a Recipe? – http://lgno.me/b7AQak #
  • "It's not information overload, it's filter failure." [@IreneKoehler] #
  • Sweet! @PeterYanTV designed a free set of YouTube Channel layouts: http://bit.ly/9lf1h0 [via @SoldierKnowBest] #
  • You emailed a question, I replied. Your autoresponse says that you won't see my reply until I verify as an "allowed sender?" Forget it. #
  • Finding your product key the easy way. http://lgno.me/acgLpT [Don't get tricked into going to one of those seedy product key parties.] #
  • I always say don't make plans, make options. [Jennifer Aniston] #
  • First thoughts about Google Buzz. http://lgno.me/bs0FtC [Is it much abuzz about nothing? Time will tell.] #
  • The art of politics is knowing what to do next. [James P. Cannon] #
  • The White Blight II – Snow Another Day. http://lgno.me/dq19b9 [In college, I think I saw a Stanley Kubrick film by that name. Maybe Disney?] #
  • Block Ads in Safari – http://lgno.me/9KKcOP #
  • A woman is as young as her knees. [Mary Quant] #
  • I just got called a "Netscape fanboy." WTF? #
  • Found an AMAZINGLY affordable general contractor in #Seattle: http://www.kleincontractorsnw.com/ [Helped fix sofa, @LianaWS] #
  • Some blog posts are so naughty that they need a spanking! http://lgno.me/93mpH7 [Golly!] #
  • What Women Want for Valentine's Day: http://bit.ly/aEia9K [via @HipsForHire] #
  • Nothing exists except through language. [Hans-Georg Gadamer] #
  • Adults who judge teenager Daniel Brusilovsky suck! http://lgno.me/dbXtqY [Youthful indiscretions are wasted on the young.] #
  • Is Google Buzz Invading Your Privacy? – http://chris.pirillo.com/is-google-buzz-invading-your-privacy/ #
  • Marriage is too interesting an experiment to be tried only once. [Eva Gabor] #
  • HP gets green in the English countryside. http://lgno.me/cDCZzV [In college, I think I read a Thomas Hardy novel by that name.] #
  • Doing nothing is very hard to do… you never know when you're finished. [Leslie Nielsen] #
  • Aardvark Bought by Google – http://lgno.me/aPRzvr #
  • Viagra now manufacturing CPUs: http://9gag.com/gag/18345/ #
  • Microsoft responds to the Windows 7 battery problems. http://lgno.me/9QrolC [Without using expletives or obscene gestures!] #
  • How to Remove Internet Explorer 8 – http://lgno.me/cCfAYX #
  • I've always gotten along well with Texans. You've got to. [Burt Reynolds] #
  • Are social networks good for our social habits? http://lgno.me/akuXIc [More important: Are our social habits good for our social networks?] #
  • I'm kinda with @penmachine – using Microsoft Office apps less and using Web-based productivity "software" more these days. #
  • Discontent is the first necessity of progress. [Thomas A. Edison] #
  • Just tell me that @OfficeforMac 2011 is going to be a zillion times faster, please? http://www.macofficelovesyou.com/ #
  • Aperture 3 only sounds like a band that covers Buck Rogers soundtrack music. http://lgno.me/aOXAXz [But it's a Mac thing.] #
  • ThinkGeek Coupons – http://lgno.me/9G27Bb #
  • Cost Plus World Market Coupons – http://lgno.me/dhEPsW #
  • I wish my dreams were available as video podcasts. #
  • Flickr is Now 6 Years Old – http://bit.ly/dl5TE5 [via @Mashable] #
  • Chewbacca addresses Congress: http://is.gd/7jRPl [@bonniegrrl] #
  • Anybody at Macworld wanna do videos for http://youtube.com/lockergnome while you're there? #
  • http://domains.tagjag.com will scan any URL and give you possible domains to register based on keywords found on that Web page. #
  • Sleep is for th… zzz. #
  • Why is it that most heart-saving drugs happen to be liver-destroying? #
  • Heh. Mom thought all the Twitter / Facebook hoopla was about "So-So Media." #
  • iPad Text Correction Features: http://youtu.be/i8sU_DnYeXo #
  • Twitter Search Made Better – http://lgno.me/cUipBl #
  • How Do You Save Money When Shopping? – http://lgno.me/bQ7vvo #
  • Why can't everybody leave everybody else the hell alone? [Jimmy Durante] #
  • Senator Franken – we need 49 more! http://lgno.me/cunQwH [Because he's good enough, he's smart enough, and doggone it, he's got chutzpah!] #
  • Is there a furniture repair doctor in the #Seattle house?Ugh. #
  • Even the largest avalanche is triggered by small things. [Vernor Vinge] #
  • Using Twitter to find work: http://lgno.me/azib6O [Thanks, @MattHartley] #
  • A little disdain is not amiss; a little scorn is alluring. [William Congreve] #
  • Sarah Palin provides comic relief for the UK. http://lgno.me/9IrfDk [Not just the UK, actually!] #
  • The Web Genius: http://us.akinator.com/ [via @CaJaWa] #
  • The riskiest thing we can do is just maintain the status quo. [Bob Iger] #
  • http://www.google.com/profiles/chris.pirillo – There's my Google Buzz profile, I guess? #
  • Bing Local through Localeze. http://lgno.me/deWFaW ["We are Localeze if you please… we are Localeze if you don't please."] #
  • Iran cuts off Gmail; promises its own replacement (oh, yeah, that's safe). http://bit.ly/cn0JRM [via @JeffJarvis] #
  • Pets have more love and compassion in them than most humans. [Robert Wagner] #
  • Google Buzz: Do we really need another social network? http://lgno.me/blh0hZ [Actually, do we have enough?] #
  • It is good to love the unknown. [Charles Lamb] #
  • Live near a highway? Your heart may hate you for it. http://lgno.me/d3sbAD [I've heard about the lonesome highway.] #
  • From the cradle to the coffin, underwear comes first. [Bertolt Brecht] #
  • Reader needs help with XP Backup – laptop has no floppy. http://lgno.me/b6P3ow [Sounds like a personal problem…] #
  • Don't call the world dirty because you forgot to clean your glasses. [Aaron Hill] #
  • Is the Windows 7 honeymoon over? http://lgno.me/c2Yygo #
  • Chris Ueland @maxcdn hooked me up with http://bit.ly/bYphBM for my WordPress CDN – it's helped site speed BIGTIME. Thank you! #
  • "Is recalling cars the new trend? Well, that's one way to reduce pollution." [@Spin] #
  • Not at Macworld. #
  • Yeah @QuickbooksMac – if you're half as powerful, why would ANYBODY bother to buy you? It's nonsense. #
  • The true Valentine's Day gift shouldn't cost a thing. #
  • I have 1,621 Cliqset followers – virtually no activity: http://cliqset.com/user/l0ckergn0me #
  • I think I just heard someone say "intensifieses" – and I'm pretty sureses it's notses a wordses. #
  • What a long, productive day. I'm feeling surprisingly happy about it, too. *whew* #
  • Create Scrapbooks out of Your Photos on Facebook – http://lgno.me/8YUFSN #
  • Stop Spam in Your Email – http://lgno.me/cUQ01z #
  • iPhone Video Stabilizer Software – http://lgno.me/aU6dMh #
  • I am a daylight atheist. [Brendan Behan] #
  • Twitter in love: Getting beyond love at first sight in social media. http://lgno.me/9rtgR0 #
  • One man's poison ivy is another man's spinach. [George Ade] #
  • Stumbling onto something useful. http://lgno.me/bWPYYa [Some accidents can be happy.] #
  • No matter how hard you try to teach your cat general relativity, you're going to fail. [Brian Greene] #
  • The Buzz About Google – http://lgno.me/d4hkTU #
  • Vikings banding together to fight a common enemy? http://lgno.me/c0foF0 [Don't tick off the Norse, man!] #
  • Any God I ever felt in church I brought in with me. [Alice Walker] #
  • Though Philadelphia can't clear its own streets, the city will fine people for not shoveling their sidewalks of snow. http://lgno.me/deXoxc #
  • We all have our own closets to come out of. [Judith Light] #
  • Why does Flash suck with Linux and OS X? http://lgno.me/aYTYQR #
  • Your Google Buzz verdict? #
  • I say 20 words in English. I say money, money, money, and I say hot dog! [Carmen Miranda] #
  • Everyone, please wish my brother @Frojive a Happy Birthday today! Following him would be a great gift. #
  • When he had enough of the high octane stuff, that droid was always showing off his thingy. http://lgno.me/d1GiPH #
  • If you're gonna sing, sing loud. [Travis Tritt] #
  • All these so-called "Build Your Own iPhone App" services Suck.app. #
  • Who has the worst TV commercials: Google or Microsoft? http://lgno.me/b7wsIV [Honestly, neither are worse than Dr. Scholl's.] #
  • What Easter Eggs are Found in Google? – http://lgno.me/d87esC #
  • I'm just some lunatic macaroni mushroom, is that it? [Joe Pesci] #
  • Fwix gives you all of your local news in one place. http://lgno.me/cBkj2m [Rupert Murdoch probably wants it dead.] #
  • Wanting an iPad makes me an Apple fanboy as much as going to Denny's makes me a screaming chicken. #
  • Seriously, @Jon4Lakers, OGG is better than other formats… in Theora. #
  • You down with OGG? #
  • My "Is There Too Much Noise in Social Media?" blog post is getting RT'ed by spammers. 🙂 http://lgno.me/d435Qd #
  • I've got a ceramic frog sitting on my keyboard. It's supposed to bring me good fortune. #
  • Well, if there's one thing I've learned in this past year – it's who NOT to trust. Quite a few people I thought I knew well, actually… #
  • Just ordered some @dominos online. Their virtual pizza builder was kinda fun! #
  • iPad GUI PSD v1.0 – Fully editable design template, free for download. http://bt.io/ESk7 [via @thecreativeone @teehanlax] #
  • Per NPR, out of 3hrs of the Super Bowl, minus ads, cheerleaders, announcers, etc. there is 11 minutes of actual football. [@shanselman] #
  • How to Shimmy: http://youtu.be/xKvt_CRhXGo #
  • Do We Take Technology Advances Too Far? – http://lgno.me/9viF7x #
  • The Top 25 Most Recognizable Video Game Icons: http://lgno.me/9LWdx3 #
  • Why would one switch from @Vonage_voice or Magic Jack to @Ooma? Doesn't make much sense. #
  • Samsung LED TV Review – http://lgno.me/9sH0bq #
  • "[Unknown Name] is [Impressive Title] of [Unknown Company] and can speak on [Expertise]." #
  • Usually when a PR rep asks you about speaking opportunities for their client, their client is generally irrelevant. #
  • Is There Too Much Noise in Social Media? – http://lgno.me/d435Qd #
  • Use custom themes with Windows 7. http://lgno.me/aNRiHk #
  • Is Soda the Next Cigarette? http://tinyurl.com/yblpk8j [via @mitch_bartlett] #
  • Happy Birthday, Facebook – http://lgno.me/9Wf8Gc #
  • I have the necessary lack of tact. [Ted Koppel] #
  • Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Administrator's Pocket Consultant: http://lgno.me/dhZ8Sm #
  • How Do Kids Under the Age of 12 Use the Web? – http://lgno.me/8ZqVdF #
  • The extreme sport I play is ping pong. [Seth Green] #
  • Mac Pro RAM installation. http://lgno.me/cIXlSs [Video] #
  • Early on I decided that I was going to lie to the press. [Nick Nolte] #
  • #Seattle area Creative Commons fans – don't miss this great CC event Feb 20th: http://su.pr/1aHrF3 #
  • I giggle every time I hear about a news "leak." Like it has a bladder control problem or something… #
  • iPad: Apple's big gamble. http://lgno.me/9wzC6y [Apple's pretty good at card-counting, though.] #
  • The "HTC Incredible?!" How presumptuous. It's almost setting the stage for disappointment. What else do they have? The "HTC Barely Okay?" #
  • Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die today. [James Dean] #
  • Customer service doesn't mean customer subservience in France. http://lgno.me/bFxtOM #
  • Top 5 Most Liked Super Bowl Commercials: http://lgno.me/acuuRy [Doritos, Google, Snickers, Motorola, and… watch them here.] #
  • If you think it's hard to meet new people, try picking up the wrong golf ball. [Jack Lemmon] #
  • Why pay top dollar for textbooks when you can just rent them? http://lgno.me/bDnjcS [Where was Chegg when I was in school?] #
  • A gentleman is simply a patient wolf. [Lana Turner] #
  • Droid's multitouch pinch and zoom functionality in Google Maps. http://lgno.me/ahP8QW [Slap and kick functionality being saved for later.] #
  • There's a lot to model trains that people don't realize. [Gary Coleman] #
  • Windows 7 gets its first setback. http://lgno.me/9zJVc4 [Does it go on walkabout? Oh, wait. Thinking of outback. Sorry!] #
  • A cat, I am sure, could walk on a cloud without coming through. [Jules Verne] #
  • Remote Tech Support Software – http://lgno.me/a0CrEo #
  • Google tries to impress a Super Bowl audience. http://lgno.me/cL33nU [Audience wonders how it will help find more beer.] #
  • Mustaches Vs Cancer – http://lgno.me/cTlhwX #
  • Polar Bear Attack (photos): http://lgno.me/cYtPd8 #
  • Google's Super Bowl commercial REALLY confused Dad. He asked if there was an upgrade available. #
  • I wonder if meeting in real life will soon be called "acoustic coupling?" #
  • Best Double Entendre from Super Bowl commentators tonight: "Coverage underneath made Peyton Manning careful with the throw…" #
  • Best Double Entendre from Super Bowl commentators tonight: "Coverage underneath made Pete Manning careful with the throw…" #
  • Just because I like Apple's iPhone, iMac, Mail.app, & MacBook Pro… doesn't mean I'm a fanboy. #
  • Just because I like Microsoft's Xbox 360, Arc Mouse, Windows 7, and Silverlight Facebook Client… doesn't mean I'm a fanboy. #
  • Sorry about the jab earlier, @Toyota. I know what it's like when you can't catch a brake. #
  • I'm sick of QuickBooks. The Mac and Web versions lag SO FAR BEHIND Windows versions, it's not even funny. Painful, pathetic. #
  • Pundits weigh in on Internet's new search engine announced during Super Bowl: http://bit.ly/9ADjKN #
  • I think @undercover_cbs is gonna be the next TV hit. Has potential for making REAL, widespread change. #
  • How the Letterman-Oprah-Leno Super Bowl Ad Came Together: http://bit.ly/cDJj77 [via @CopyBlogger] #
  • And yes, I love Pepsi for this experience: http://youtu.be/6fEzMmYyceo [CC: @ChristineLu] #
  • Vince Lombardi. Wasn't he the guy who did the music for all those Charlie Brown cartoons? #
  • Surprised I didn't see Pepsi with a Super Bowl commercial. Are they going out of business or something? #
  • "Spent 15 minutes explaining football to my 5-year-old daughter. Now I think I'll go explain health care reform to the cat." [@adamisacson] #
  • "My kids won't watch Finding Nemo because the mom dies, and the idea of being raised only by their dad scares then shitless." [@lukeinvan] #
  • The Toyota Super Bowl commercial has just been recalled. #
  • These Super Bowl commentators have NO idea how dirty their banter sounds out of context. #
  • Sweet new search engine: http://google.com/ – found out about them on a Super Bowl Commercial. Looks VERY promising. #
  • If publishers keep eBook sales high, piracy will smack them harder than MP3s did to the music industry. Guaranteed. #
  • Phil Simms has to be installed in matched pairs, unlike Phil Dimms. #
  • Judging by Who is on stage for the Super Bowl Halftime show, I'm guessing sponsors are: Depends, Poligrip, & Medicare?! #
  • Who will win the Super Bowl: the Saints or the Colts? #
  • The Pope said that if you're not rooting for the Saints in the Super Bowl, you're going to hell. #
  • The Super Bowl does NOT: (a) have a USB port; (b) multitask; or (c) use Adobe Flash. #FAIL #
  • I was just informed that the ball being used in the Super Bowl is FILLED with chocolate! Milk or dark?! #
  • I thought Super Bowl was the one with home runs? #
  • Social Media Updates for 2010-02-07 – http://lgno.me/b9bquW #