Social Media Updates for 2010-03-07

  • Another way the iPad is magical? It's built by child labor at Hogwarts. #
  • Of course the iPad is magical! It can make $500 disappear from your bank account. #
  • Hey, everybody – here comes the choo-choo! #
  • I'm getting an ePad: http://youtu.be/JuA_5ApLD9U #
  • I'm using http://packrati.us to automatically bookmark the URLs I tweet. Check it out! [via @TechCrunch] #
  • I need to find a place to stay the night of the 10th in Austin, TX. Please email help. #sxsw #
  • I'm learning how to speak "Dog" from Wicket: http://youtu.be/AcsoYJ6tqdE #
  • Mean Disney Girls – http://lgno.me/clDHnk #
  • How Will the End of Print Journalism Affect Pack Rats? – http://lgno.me/dgQ4lH #
  • Skinput: Appropriating the Body as an Input Surface – http://lgno.me/9YXIFu #
  • YouTube Captions FAIL – http://lgno.me/905FAK #
  • Asus O!Play HD2 High Definition Video Player – http://lgno.me/9rgaYd #
  • Just joined the "Divorce Sucks" Facebook Page at http://go.tagjag.com/divorce [I'm not alone, apparently.] #
  • I believe Etsy is going to put Pier One, Crate & Barrel, Pottery Barn, and Cost Plus World Market out of business. #
  • Just used http://typewith.me/ as a free "Internet clipboard." Easy! #
  • YouTube Captions and Rentals – http://lgno.me/92c3Jc #
  • Windows Phone 7 – http://lgno.me/bLmjRz #
  • Microsoft Windows Phone 7 Screenshots and Live Demo Video Walkthrough Preview – http://lgno.me/9XrAV4 #
  • Looking for just *ONE* more SXSW Interactive ticket… #
  • $65 Laptop – http://lgno.me/bIQfeM #
  • Doin' the Pigeon: http://youtu.be/pPj3G7U-K04 #
  • You KNOW you want to use the Throwboy Twitter background, especially since I'm IN it! http://bit.ly/9oNWLP [via @KatArmstrong] #
  • Internet Society – http://lgno.me/c4DwdL #
  • YouTube Captions Test: http://youtu.be/l9NHag5JvrE #
  • RT @householdhacker
    What happens if you RT a RT of another RT that was already RTed? #
  • It's half-past wine o'clock. #
  • Hamburgers and Hot Dogs are "international foods" outside the USA. #
  • Come to think of it, Vista did seem a lot like the "New Coke" experiment. http://lgno.me/cYHTAK #
  • If the world seems cold to you, kindle fires to warm it. [Lucy Larcom #birthday] #
  • Wait. Is wrinkle cream supposed to GIVE you wrinkles or take them away? #
  • Microsoft browser screen a hit. http://lgno.me/bUJ2KC [It sunk my battleship!] #
  • Calm down, @LeeHiller – you were getting free promotion. I won't make that same mistake again. Didn't have to be such a MEANIE about it. #
  • I used to be psychic, but I drank my way out of it. [Mark E. Smith #birthday] #
  • Is having a valid license really necessary to fly a plane? http://lgno.me/df82Pr [One pilot didn't think so.] #
  • Scratch a pessimist and you find often a defender of privilege. [William Beveridge #birthday] #
  • I set up http://twickie.com/ [now with OAuth!] for exporting Twitter conversation threads. [@GeekGiant] #
  • "ManageTwitter.com is rad." says @Jason. http://lgno.me/aaWsV3 [What? Me argue?] #
  • I just bought the Mac Heist bundle. 7 awesome apps worth $260+ for only $20 and got 3 cool bonus apps free! http://bit.ly/heist-it #
  • Tweet not what your country can do for you, but what you can tweet for your country! #
  • Girls are always running through my mind. They don't dare walk. [Andy Gibb #birthday] #
  • That's what SHE tweeted. #
  • Firefox… for sale? http://lgno.me/cAQkxy [Or is this a tall tale?] #
  • The medium is not the message – the message is the message. [Penn Jillette #birthday] #
  • What else could Hormel's SPAM be used for? #
  • One man asks, "Microsoft, why do you make things so difficult?" http://lgno.me/axzok8 [That which does not confuse me makes me stronger?] #
  • #birthday #
  • Tomorrow is a thief of pleasure. [Rex Harrison] #birthday #
  • One more acquisition and they'll be known as Googleiath. #
  • Man rapes woman at theater, then returns to finish watching movie with family. http://lgno.me/asKux1 #
  • Whatever happened to iPhone tethering? #
  • My-my-my Roker face… my-my Roker faaaaaaace. #
  • #birthday #
  • Those who do not move do not notice their chains. [Rosa Luxemburg] #birthday #
  • When I tag a tweet with #birthday, I'm suggesting that it's the birthday of the person I'm quoting. You'll KNOW when it's my birthday. 🙂 #
  • Is Comodo Firewall Pro 4.0 "the best firewall for Windows available?" http://lgno.me/ciOYcS #
  • #birthday #
  • You can be happy where you are. [Joe Osteen] #birthday #
  • Database Trends And Applications: http://lgno.me/dr7Qid #
  • Microsoft Windows Phone 7 Screenshots and Live Demo Video Walkthrough Preview: http://youtu.be/j9F4QJK1wFs [Exclusive!] #
  • ____l___o/___ TWITTER SHARK! #
  • They should've named "Chat Roulette" something more like "Random Penis Cam." That'd have been infinitely more accurate. #
  • What are the Best Computers of 2010? – http://lgno.me/cBHJtj #
  • I agree with @Torikins0: http://twitpic.com/16os26 [These automated YouTube captions are effin' WACKY.] #
  • Jeez, with scraping and API calls, anybody could build a dossier on a @foursquare user. Your gestures add up, folks. #privacy #
  • Protect Your Privacy Online – http://lgno.me/c5ZzfS #
  • Explanation of my YouTube "Rental" Screw-up and Funny-ass Captions: http://youtu.be/IlgDiNDRYp0 #
  • Try http://youtu.be/9GA0UcdiyWA now? #
  • Please confirm you can watch this video: http://youtu.be/9GA0UcdiyWAI've reversed the "rental" accident.] #
  • Windows Live Essentials – not for the masses? http://lgno.me/9jWUxk [But it is free! What could be massier?] #
  • Do your kids a favor – don't have any. [Robert Orben] #
  • Coby to offer an $85 smartbook? http://lgno.me/cZxvXK #
  • Creativity – like human life itself – begins in darkness. [Julia Cameron] #
  • Don't call Tom Cruise crazy! http://lgno.me/acfVAH ["Intense" is the preferred nomenclature.] #
  • Reading is important. [John Garfield] #
  • Wanted: air traffic controller, ages 5-50. http://lgno.me/arhp3d [Fly the rugrat skies…] #
  • The "Machine Transcription" of my video is HILARIOUS: http://youtu.be/9GA0UcdiyWA [click "Transcribe Audio" in the CC menu.] #
  • I am disgusted and worn out with the system that seems to prevail. [John Buford] #
  • Valve teases Steam client and games for Macs. http://lgno.me/9pP0uX [Nyah, nyah, nyah!] #
  • A scientist owes the world only one thing, and that is the truth as he sees it. [Hans Eysenck] #
  • Toyota's nightmare continues… http://lgno.me/aimnmq [and continues… and continues… and continues…] #
  • Free @AwayFind Invites to first 100 people who click: https://orchant.awayfind.com/register_user.php?promo_code=pirillo-geeks #
  • Build up your weaknesses until they become your strong points. [Knute Rockne] #
  • Just made my first Etsy purchase: http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=41984217 #
  • Does your education suck? http://lgno.me/cBKPcR #
  • Pimp Your iMac: http://youtu.be/9GA0UcdiyWA #
  • http://trololololololololololo.com/ [Is this the new rickroll, @mike_linux_NL?] #
  • I'm sort of a slob. [Patricia Heaton] #
  • STOP. Flixtime. http://lgno.me/aWTI8W [Make a free, 60-second movie!] #
  • For me, it's all about The Dubliners by James Joyce. [Evan Dando] #
  • EContent is the premier publication for the digital content industry. http://lgno.me/cPT79s [Just figured you should know.] #
  • Now trying @BrainDistrict for personal financial guidance: #ad http://www.braindistrict.com/ [Available for OS X & Windows!] #
  • A mother is the necessity of invention. #
  • Someone on YouTube just called me a "ritard." #irony #
  • Vegetarians rejoice! Vegan-friendly Matt Damon flick FINALLY coming to theaters: "The Bourne Ultomato." #
  • Did you realize that the word "Droid" is a registered trademark of Lucasfilm? #
  • Recall, Schmecall. I'd lease another @Toyota Prius in a heartbeat. I love never having to spend more than $30 at the pump. #
  • Twitter is Over Capacity… and so is my bladder. BRB! #
  • My SXSW Profile Page: http://my.sxsw.com/user/profile/ChrisPirillo #
  • World's Smallest Windows XP Computer: http://youtu.be/_iYWgnHHNdM #
  • The house of bad ideas. http://lgno.me/dpNpv9 ["Just don't hit F1!"] #
  • What walks down stairs, alone or in pairs? #
  • Always carry a corkscrew and the wine shall provide itself. [Basil Bunting] #
  • I just passed Go. #
  • Twitter uses trickery to make sure your account is searchable by phone number. http://lgno.me/cztljx [Have you been twicked?] #
  • My life is full of mistakes. They're like pebbles that make a good road. [Beatrice Wood] #
  • Geeks might be the only people who brag about how small their "gadgets" are. #
  • What does it cost to heat your home? http://lgno.me/b6lMCj [Considerably more if you're burning bundles of money.] #
  • Me, myself, I was a part of gang bangin', you know what I'm sayin'? [Tone Loc] #
  • How to upgrade your hard drive. http://lgno.me/cdPKIQ [In stunning technicolor!] #
  • Siskel & Ebert '80s Outtakes: http://youtu.be/OkwVz_jK3gA [ROTFLMAO!] #
  • No one ever expects a great lay to pay all the bills. [Jean Harlow] #
  • New MacHeist nanoBundle: http://go.tagjag.com/macheist [7 apps worth $260 for just $20!] #
  • Canine mathematics. http://lgno.me/aJ0J24 [You can't teach an old dog new equations.] #
  • He that loves reading has everything within his reach. [William Godwin] #
  • Sony PS3 glitch fixed – but why? http://lgno.me/9r7R3k [If it ain't fixed, don't break it.] #
  • Listening to the currently-free album on http://www.secretsinstereo.com/ #
  • Using the word weird implies that there is a norm. [Robyn Hitchcock] #
  • It's been MONTHS, and Twitter has YET to do anything about deleting the @crispirillo and @chris_pirillo spam accounts. #
  • Time to say goodnight to @hulu? http://lgno.me/9Dw6pH [Now losing @comedycentral programming? Ouch.] #
  • @shaunacausey No problem. I look forward to moderating the shauna with you on Monday (my Twitter eBook will be ready by then)! in reply to ShaunaCausey #
  • I think I could drink my own blood. Is that weird? [Jessica Biel] #
  • No matter your age, there's always something to learn. @teachstreet can point you in the right direction! http://lgno.me/aiSBpl #
  • Before anything else, preparation is the key to success. [Alexander Graham Bell] #
  • Death to PST files! http://lgno.me/9Mu6OZ [Power to the people!] #
  • Thanks to @amd_unprocessed, @ErinLariviere, and @jennselke for making my trip to SXSW 100% possible! #
  • The Internet's Impact on Society: http://youtu.be/GnSZ4i5OeEM #
  • I never lost my virginity. I know *EXACTLY* where it went. #
  • An "analogy" is just an "ogy" that begins with "anal." #
  • I just tweeted in my pants. #
  • Parking in Seattle should come with a free tube of AstroGlide. #
  • A concierge is only an app away! http://lgno.me/akR0O6 [And you thought the butler did it…] #
  • The best part of live streaming the painting of my home office ceiling is reading chat commentary: http://live.pirillo.com/ #
  • I'm telling you this 'cause you're one of my friends. My alphabet starts where your alphabet ends! [Dr. Seuss] #
  • YouTube drops support of IE6. http://lgno.me/dmYGSP [In case you didn't already know or… care.] #
  • The pride of dying rich raises the loudest laugh in hell. [John W. Foster] #
  • What others know about you and what you should know about yourself. http://lgno.me/9BvRIw [More thorough than just Googling yourself!] #
  • Anybody got an extra SXSW Interactive pass? #
  • Let's not interfere with justice… let's let justice speak. [Ricardo Lagos] #
  • Medical Scylla and Charybdis? http://lgno.me/b741az [I think I saw them open for They Might Be Giants, once.] #
  • Politics is organized hatred – that is unity. [John Jay Chapman] #
  • Should schools let students nap during the day? http://lgno.me/aqFTX2 [I thought that's what study hall was for?] #
  • http://uncut.pirillo.com/ #
  • I don't believe in using makeup to make things look smoother. [Lou Reed] #
  • International cell phone use and tips: http://lgno.me/aItMUS [Because phone companies know how to say "screw you!" in every language.] #
  • I'd be an obsessive hairdresser. [Gates McFadden] #
  • Heroes of Newerth reviewed. http://lgno.me/bf4III [Buncha do-gooder so-and-sos! When do the Villains of Newerth get reviewed?] #
  • Not enough people in this world are happy. [Karen Carpenter] #
  • Oracle Magazine: http://lgno.me/b7J5wz [Free subscription for qualified IT professionals!] #
  • Drinking intensifies all your pressures and your needs. [Desi Arnaz] #
  • I'm pretty sure THAT fart measured 1.2 on the Richter Scale. #
  • 'Cause I ain't no Halo back girl… 'Cause I ain't no Halo back girl. #
  • Vimeo is NOTHING but a customer service nightmare waiting to happen: http://icrn.tc/8vz [HT @primesuspect] #
  • Vimeo is absolute shit. Don't waste your time. #
  • Wouldn't it be awesome if Apple licensed "When I Think about You (I Touch Myself)" for every iPad's initial boot tune? #
  • Would You Want This in Your Home, Office, or School? http://youtu.be/22H5HWzsEUE #
  • Interview with @prebynski is up: http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/5124413 #
  • What Type of Music Helps You be More Productive? – http://lgno.me/bcIExh #
  • Top Furniture for Geeks – http://lgno.me/acCh6G #
  • Helping Mom with her computer (remotely): http://live.pirillo.com/ #
  • Nissan Leaf – another look at the electric car. http://lgno.me/aAGiWc [Going from zero emissions to a million in coolness!] #
  • What garlic is to salad, insanity is to art. [Augustus Saint-Gaudens] #
  • Are we losing freedom through social networking? http://lgno.me/bAlFR0 [Careful, or someone's bound to say "there ought to be a law…"] #
  • I can still fit into my Battlestar Galactica costume! [Dirk Benedict] #
  • How to charge your cell phone using your shoes. http://lgno.me/cNoLHa [Next they'll be putting felons on treadmills to power our cities!] #
  • Discretion is not the better part of biography. [Lytton Strachey] #
  • Video games may combat depression in older adults. http://lgno.me/9CjUrV [Except for when they play against mean teens who call them noobs!] #
  • HTC Desire, HTC Legend and HTC HD2 Mini at Mobile World Congress 2010 – http://lgno.me/bSgrQv #
  • We lived the life with Keith Moon. It was all Spinal Tap magnified a thousand times. [Roger Daltrey] #
  • Another Second Amendment assault. http://lgno.me/95XM8i [They can have my slingshot when they pry it from my cold, dead hands!] #
  • He who sleeps in continual noise is wakened by silence. [William Dean Howells] #
  • Clicker is "the TV Guide of Internet television." http://lgno.me/abBni5 [According to ReadWriteWeb] #
  • You can cage the singer but not the song. [Harry Belafonte] #
  • Load balancers are dead: time to focus on application delivery. http://lgno.me/ax2J3c #
  • I die pretty much every year. I find it amusing. [Mark-Paul Gosselaar] #
  • Okay, looks like I'm going to SXSW. Now, I have to get a ticket… and book flights… and a hotel room. Oy. #
  • Toyota acceleration problems go back to 1992, L.A. Times reveals. http://lgno.me/d71p5t [Toyota's got some 'splainin' to do!] #
  • Tower Defense game – on the iPhone! #ad http://lx.im/4M-N [Play your day away…] #
  • Gay nightclubs offer better dance music. [Jack Davenport] #
  • Chair made from CDs & DVDs: http://bit.ly/asxp4Y #
  • Microsoft's investigating another Internet Explorer flaw. http://lgno.me/dvX7q1 [It emits a consistent daffodil scent?] #
  • I can smell a Chemist a mole away. #
  • OH: "I always wanted to meet a Canadian Mount-me." #
  • Why would anybody waste their money heating hot water in a "hot water heater?" #
  • Join me at Kalia Indian Cuisine at 7:30pm for a free show featuring tribal dancers: http://www.kaliacuisine.com/ (I'm in the back). #seattle #
  • It's "et cetera," not "ek cetera." #
  • When someone asks you to sign an NDA or Embargo, it's a sign that they don't have anything worth sharing. #truth #
  • How to generate a unique Twitter background image: http://repper.studioludens.com/repper.html #
  • I didn't dye my hair, @JamesJimmy23 – I'm wearing a @TSSTechAngel original skullcap. You should order one! #
  • Social Media Updates for 2010-02-28 – http://lgno.me/bqCSpG #