Social Media Updates for 2010-04-04

  • From the "No Shit?!" Department: http://bit.ly/cRXw4m [No One Wants Expensive Newspaper iPad Apps, @hblodget] #
  • Facebook actually works quite well on the iPad, natively. #
  • Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to put http://pocket.pirillo.com/ on every iPad you see in the store. #
  • It's the most hyped product of the year, but what is the iPad for, and why would you want one? http://bit.ly/dCLDut #ipad #apple #
  • Download Beatwave for the iPad NOW (it's free)! #
  • Wicket got into the Easter spirit this morning. He hid some colored "eggs" downstairs… in plain sight, not-so-round, very brown. #
  • It's time to put down the iPad. I'm starting to swipe things in real life. #
  • Gardens Alive Coupons – http://lgno.me/9dlCLO #
  • Answering Your iPad Questions Live: http://live.pirillo.com/ [or http://pocket.pirillo.com/ on the iPad, iPod, & iPhone] #
  • Live iPad Unboxing: http://youtu.be/wYc5luWIlF8 #
  • Well, you can view Emoji from the iPad, but I can't find any way to enable it yet. #
  • iThink iGot an iSmudge. #fingerprints #
  • The iPad has officially arrived. Unboxing VERY soon: http://live.pirillo.com/ #
  • What are the must-have iPad apps? #
  • Watch my Front Door Live Camera now – waiting for UPS to deliver my iPad: http://j.mp/aTzHjs #
  • Okay. Seriously: of all my followers, who is NOT getting an iPad today?! #
  • Dillslexic: Someone who accidentally bites into sweet pickles when they were expecting savory. #sniglet #
  • TIME Magazine is selling on the iPad at $4.99 per issue – it's not an all-inclusive app. Still has ads. Should be free. [HT @JeffJarvis] #
  • I think my UPS guy is a sadist. No doubt, he'll deliver my iPad today at the last possible second. #
  • Who Wants an iPad? – http://lgno.me/9em183 #
  • Bring Your Own Big Wheel on Easter – http://lgno.me/avOyPR #
  • Flight Control HD on the iPad – http://lgno.me/de5jSx #
  • iPad Typing Trainer – http://lgno.me/9sgaAB #
  • The Chris Pirillo Live iPad App – http://lgno.me/9vzab8 #
  • I'll be on your iPad: http://youtu.be/bmItZTtPSAQ #
  • How to Cook With the iPad – http://lgno.me/9tMZ1O #
  • Tomorrow, tomorrow… the iPad, tomorrow. We're only a day away. #
  • Met with @Gnomedex volunteer / steering committee tonight. More news on the event(s) to come soon! #
  • USA Today Delivers News Right to Your iPad – http://lgno.me/agRNOW #
  • Choosing the right toilet paper. http://lgno.me/9ydp34 [Choosy butts choose…] #
  • I loathe the now culture where you just live for today. [Penelope Keith] #
  • April 2nd is Autism Awareness Day: http://lgno.me/bJxygN #
  • Turn Your iPad Into a Bookshelf – http://lgno.me/cFXdYR #
  • How Does iTunes Work on the iPad? – http://lgno.me/9qXqFA #
  • It's not what you do once in a while, it's what you do day in and day out that makes the difference. [Jenny Craig] #
  • iPod on the iPad – http://lgno.me/dvd3fs #
  • Deals boost sales for Toyota. http://lgno.me/a1bPz6 ["Jane! Stop this crazy thing!"] #
  • Air Hockey on the iPad – http://lgno.me/8XygD4 #
  • Fear of the unknown is a terrible fear. [Joan D. Vinge] #
  • April Fools' stories we wish were true. http://lgno.me/dlLLG3 [The spaghetti tree would have chefs more angry than they are at "Bertolli!"] #
  • To gull a fool seems to me an exploit worthy of a witty man. [Giacomo Casanova] #
  • Change your Windows default sounds. http://lgno.me/avoj5X [Be careful. Change them to something you like, and you may wind up hating them.] #
  • "Modern Family" sitcom covers the iPad launch on Hulu: http://bit.ly/cho93Z #
  • I never find sincerity offensive… so, be sincere. [Christopher Meloni] #
  • Bernie Madoff vs. Social Security. http://lgno.me/c5G4Lc [Throw a vs. shark in there and the major networks would bid to pick this up.] #
  • Who is more foolish? The fool or the fool that follows it? [Alec Guinness] #
  • @moniguzman – That remark was ONE of many I made last night RE: people getting huffy over "bloggers" being "journalists." in reply to moniguzman #
  • You can participate in the #Mobcast with @wantowle: http://youtu.be/GRxnB4_WcTE [Do you have an OWLE for your iPhone yet?] #
  • Flaw and disorder – minimal content. http://lgno.me/cARezt [Could that be construed as discontent, mewonders?] #
  • I #blamecancer for the first iPad not having a camera (in honor of @justchristinah). #
  • If you cannot find peace within yourself, you will never find it anywhere else. [Marvin Gaye] #
  • So much hate for the new @YouTube layout: http://youtu.be/r7-S-kk8um0 #
  • Heart Attack Burgers (50 pics): http://tinyurl.com/ygnqfyl [via @adamsconsulting] #
  • Henry Edward Roberts, inventor of the Altair, THE first home computer, has died: http://bit.ly/aVg1WS [via @CymonsGames] #
  • ONE Oracle News For Midsize Organizations: http://lgno.me/9pSSbn #
  • The top 10 questions to ask yourself before waiting in line for the iPad: http://cuthut.com/iwB #
  • Twitterrific for iPad: http://twitterrific.com/ipad [via @mantia] #
  • Via @boingboingweb, @Scobleizer: "Why I won't buy an iPad (and think you shouldn't, either)" – http://bit.ly/avfXpA #
  • Life itself is the most wonderful fairy tale. [Hans Christian Andersen] #
  • Bloggers = Journalists? "If you report, write, and are published, you're a journalist. It's not a licensed profession." [@GrantBarrett] #
  • "Two words: Hunter Thompson. Eventually, bloggers will be journalists. Hopefully, without the psychedelics." [@GrimBlazer] #
  • Conceded: "Journalism is neither the medium, the institution, nor the degree. It's the process." [@StevenWalling] #
  • AMD product news leaked? http://lgno.me/akrmdG [Sounds like a visit to the urologist might be in order.] #
  • Tellmewhere Makes Check-ins Make Sense – http://lgno.me/aV8mPB #
  • Bloggers, if anything, are Internet Columnists. #
  • @StevenWalling – So, anybody who writes for a paper is a journalist by default? All weathermen aren't meteorologists, mind you. in reply to StevenWalling #
  • Would you consider someone barely proficient in FrontPage a "Web Developer?" #
  • Unboxing the Apple iPad Live – http://lgno.me/97pxD5 #
  • Would you trust a "lawyer" who didn't get a degree in law? Even if s/he was experienced? #
  • I must be a "citizen chef" since I created a new recipe In my kitchen tonight (with broccoli). #
  • So, wait… if I apply a bandage to someone's hand, am I a "citizen doctor?" #
  • If you didn't get a degree in Journalism, you're not a journalist – not even a "citizen journalist." Bloggers ≠ Journalists! #
  • RT @toopia: Sneak peak of Weather Station app for iPad: http://bit.ly/c70Llt [screenshot] http://bit.ly/9DhuTu [iTunes] #
  • Top Ten Features of Safari on the iPad – http://lgno.me/bVuI4e #
  • Please click here to beta test the free "Chris Pirillo Live" video Adobe AIR app: http://thinkrightgames.com/cplviewer/ #
  • Turn Photos Into Art with the iPad – http://lgno.me/dqaVcE #
  • JooJoo = UnrefinedUnrefined: http://bit.ly/d4QLqS [Missed swipes, clipped transitions, etc.] #
  • How to Create Art on the iPad – http://lgno.me/c8PSPu #
  • Apple ignores the iTouch because… it's not their freakin' product, people! #
  • Actualy, @HipsForHire: the "Food Pyramid" was abandoned by the USDA: http://www.mypyramid.gov/ – very confusing, very ugly, easily as ignore #
  • Turn Your iPad Into a Harp – http://lgno.me/aoxsaT #
  • Terrorism killed ~56 U.S. Citizens in 2005: http://bit.ly/caT8ih / Guess how many died of obesity? ~25,814. http://bit.ly/9u8PbG #
  • Watch the CDC trend from 1998-2008: http://bit.ly/2jravL – you're telling me this has NOTHING to do with the type of "food" we eat? #
  • Watch these three movies on Netflix Instantly: "Food, Inc." / "Killer at Large" / "King Corn" [Your life may depend on it.] #
  • I use http://go.tagjag.com/emoji to put  on the iPhone, @SeattleWineGal.  #
  • "Get more exercise" isn't a solution to the obesity problem. "Stop shoveling too many calories into your mouth" works like a charm. #
  • How to Stay Healthy with the iPad – http://lgno.me/9cuj2a #
  • How come government-appointed officials are always from companies the position purports to regulate? #fishy #truth #
  • How does someone come to be a nocturnal slacker? http://lgno.me/czEiKI [Bats have got the right idea.] #
  • Man in general, if reduced to himself, is too wicked to be free. [Joseph de Maistre] #
  • FlightGear 2.0 has been released: http://macflightgear.sf.net/ #
  • Microsoft's half truths about Chrome. http://lgno.me/aJ3ngi [At least two half truths make a whole?] #
  • I'd love to try all these new iPad apps, but I'd go broke in the process. #
  • All we know is still infinitely less than all that remains unknown. [William Harvey] #
  • 10 Ways a Cheapskate Saves Money – http://lgno.me/cCqtr3 #
  • I wish YouTube had ASCII Art'ified one of my videos today so I could repost it for posterity. 🙁 #
  • Do you want to know when the next earthquake will strike? Buy a toad! http://lgno.me/cKAqJQ [Also good for wild rides.] #
  • Are You on Gowalla? – http://lgno.me/c4QDvI #
  • A good story is a good story no matter who wrote it. [Anne McCaffrey] #
  • Verizon halts Android 2.1 updates again. http://lgno.me/8ZmaRc [Maybe it's just saving up for an even 3.0 update.] #
  • One man's constant is another man's variable. [Alan Perlis] #
  • Marketech's Free Guide To Emerging Marketing Technology And Social Media: http://lgno.me/9QUJvc #
  • I unboxerbrief myself every day. #
  • My only fear in getting a SCOTTeVEST is getting mistaken for Indiana Jones. Happens all the time. #
  • The illuminated @DLB1752 is talking about the iPad, live: http://davidbanther.com/live/ #
  • Laws are like sausages – it is better not to see them being made. [Otto von Bismarck] #
  • Problems at the U.S. Postal Service. http://lgno.me/dC90ue [At least it doesn't have Bukowski working there anymore.] #
  • Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you who you are. [Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin] #
  • Oracle darkens the Sun. http://lgno.me/cUQEeL [Or maybe there's just a blister in it.] #
  • I'm in between homes right now, but my last house was dope. [Method Man] #
  • An easy course on how to be a TV reporter. http://lgno.me/az9Rrd [Do they still make those?] #
  • To the man who only has a hammer, everything he encounters begins to look like a nail. [Abraham Maslow] #
  • Live iPad Unboxing in 12 Hours (it arrived yesterday): http://live.pirillo.com/ #
  • MySpace to buy Facebook! http://lgno.me/bPck7n [I'm sure it'll happen by the first of some month or other.] #
  • YouTube Goes Back to the Basics – http://lgno.me/c8t7Fv #
  • Whoa. UPS screwed up and delivered my iPad a few days early!!! http://live.pirillo.com/ #
  • San Francisco: The Toothpick City – http://lgno.me/atO8d8 #
  • Geek Gone Wild: Chatroulette Experiment – http://lgno.me/cu7mm4 #
  • Beat Your iPad with the dPad Drum Sequencer – http://lgno.me/aGYxgI #
  • iMockups for the iPad – http://lgno.me/bcjbJ1 #
  • How to View Media on the iPad – http://lgno.me/dvU8fh #
  • Productivity on the iPad – http://lgno.me/bBZ1OH #
  • What is Siri? – http://lgno.me/bpU86S #
  • Spying with Malware – http://lgno.me/d6idai #
  • If we brought back a "Call for Help" show, what should we call it? #
  • More Facebook privacy concerns. http://lgno.me/cryMyN [When all else fails, blame it on "the code." But who writes the code? Hmmm…] #
  • We're noisy, rowdy, sensational, and weird. [Angus Young] #
  • Google makes Chrome flashy. http://lgno.me/dhbF2b [Which is much better than rusty.] #
  • It is no use to blame the looking glass if your face is awry. [Nikolai Gogol] #
  • Software Taxes – http://lgno.me/9nWWm6 #
  • Suntans are overrated. #
  • Inbreeding and alcohol consumption during pregnancy… http://lgno.me/bpUtMO [Are constitutionally protected, too? Yikes.] #
  • Change is the end result of all true learning. [Leo Buscaglia] #
  • Interviewing http://cmp.ly/ in a few minutes on http://live.pirillo.com/ – Full Disclosure! #
  • Sun's out in Seattle. I'm staying indoors… just in case it's a trick. #
  • Dear Sandra Bullock… http://lgno.me/90UhZH [Surely not the first time you've heard you could've done better.] #
  • Twitter Wall of Awesome – http://lgno.me/bdXYKE #
  • The Twitter Wall of Awesome: http://www.beckettwebdesign.com/twitter_followers.htm #
  • I don't carry lucky charms, but I believe in those things. [Christopher Walken] #
  • Just spoke with the @WTIA on the "Software Tax" a few minutes ago: http://youtu.be/P0V_fCXxRCs #
  • Unplanned work: the silent killer. http://lgno.me/dbGwCt [Sometimes planned work doesn't seem all that healthy, either.] #
  • I'm just looking for that moment to drop my Jedi knickers and pull out my real light saber. [Ewan McGregor] #
  • Critical cumulative security update for Internet Explorer: http://lgno.me/9NPALH #
  • Airplane travel is nature's way of making you look like your passport photo. [@ALgore] #
  • Wow! Dropbox now offering up to 10GB of online storage for free: http://go.tagjag.com/dropbox #
  • YouTube comments lead to arrest. http://lgno.me/9R2U47 [I pity the fool in law enforcement whose job is looking through YouTube comments.] #
  • Illusory joy is often worth more than genuine sorrow. [Rene Descartes] #
  • PDF files don't need exploits to be a problem. http://lgno.me/cwJtlA #
  • More geek furniture: http://lgno.me/9YMuXd #
  • @YoDanielStefani – I don't think much of 3D TVs. It's going to take another decade for them to come down in price, match content. in reply to YoDanielStefani #
  • There is no such thing as defeat in non-violence. [Cesar Chavez] #
  • Say "toothache" enough times and you'll get one. http://lgno.me/aUtm8L [Like the word "headache." Ugh.] #
  • Petco Coupons – http://lgno.me/9DvdCM #
  • How to Add More Music to Your iPod or iPhone – http://lgno.me/b4c0bR #
  • Banana Republic Coupons – http://lgno.me/aPxvxk #
  • AMD Fusion Media Explorer – http://lgno.me/cKXKZy #
  • Brylane Coupons – http://lgno.me/duu5pm #
  • Trim Your Turf: Geek Style – http://lgno.me/9YMuXd #
  • Citrix GoToAssist Express – http://lgno.me/a2s8vS #
  • Just Unlocked "Bathroom Door" Achievement on Call of Doodie 4. #
  • Tweet From Your iPad With Twitepad – http://lgno.me/bKO9jY #
  • Get a free copy of "How to Win Friends and Influence People" here: http://bit.ly/abKron #
  • How Does Mail Work on the iPad? – http://lgno.me/ctycep #
  • "Social Media" isn't an excuse for rudeness. #
  • What is Ship Finder? – http://lgno.me/bqqZS6 #
  • It's the Cretaceous Period, not the Crustacious Period. #
  • Foursquare and Gowalla Create Checkin Mania – http://lgno.me/91bH9i #
  • How to Win the Secrets of Success – http://lgno.me/bFcVrt #
  • Actually @VioletBlue is Violet Blue. This is just the interview: http://youtu.be/fPlS85KGjXs #
  • Who is Violet Blue? – http://lgno.me/9efQ1H #
  • I have a rendezvous with life. [Countee Cullen] #
  • Will iPhone trump Android on Verizon? http://lgno.me/9VUJKN #
  • Media Backup Dilemma – http://lgno.me/9Cp0u6 #
  • I am never afraid of what I know. [Anna Sewell] #
  • Conficker – the gift that keeps on giving. http://lgno.me/bpCdSt [It's a non-Christmas miracle!] #
  • Barack Obama Wields a Lightsaber: http://bit.ly/dBkTc2 #
  • All the world's a stage and most of us are desperately unrehearsed. [Sean O'Casey] #
  • Stealing valor is a crime! http://lgno.me/96QpIZ [But paying for it at fair market value, on the other hand…] #
  • Great things are done by a series of small things brought together. [Vincent Van Gogh] #
  • 1100 cities apply for Google broadband testing. http://lgno.me/95zeyU [Though the ultimate purpose remains hazy.] #
  • When was the last time you listened to a "podcast?" #
  • 8 high school students come together for the ultimate science project: to launch a 29-foot rocket. http://bit.ly/bl4GPH (Ad) #
  • Crows are incredibly smart. They can be taught five things on the drop. [Robbie Coltrane] #
  • If you're addicted to shoes (or know someone who is), you might want to watch this: http://youtu.be/IkmeX-8Pl9Y #
  • 8 high school students attempt the world’s first literal product launch. http://bit.ly/cPJPdy (Ad) #
  • Men owe women for 'creating beer' claims academic: http://bit.ly/aDa2ln #
  • Managing Environmental Risk: http://lgno.me/bILzYU #
  • YouTube Comments Lead to Arrest: http://bit.ly/92Oanj #
  • I'm a hopeful cynic. [Tracy Chapman] #
  • dlvr.it enables you to make your RSS feed social in no time at all. http://lgno.me/cB2Ixa #
  • Movies are fun, but they're not a cure for cancer. [Warren Beatty] #
  • Birthday Week on Twitter: @Brady, @Ev, @ChrisBrogan, and @SteveGarfield. Who else? #
  • The digital natives are restless! http://lgno.me/ahh6AQ [Some of the slower ones are requesting something called "MTV."] #
  • I figure I basically am a ghost. I think we all are. [John Astin] #
  • Microsoft recommends five ways to speed up your PC. http://lgno.me/cSUNWF [But do they really work?] #
  • My iPad is currently at a UPS warehouse in Louisville, KY. Someone wanna go get it for me? 😉 #
  • @LilyJang – Even the most beautiful person in the world is unattractive if they don't have brains to match their beauty. Intelligence, FTW. in reply to LilyJang #
  • Aeropostale Coupons – http://lgno.me/bRxRN8 #
  • The Limited Coupons – http://lgno.me/bMpvCO #
  • Playing Tetris Eases Stress – http://lgno.me/abvsat #
  • Flash Video is Better With AMD and ATI – http://lgno.me/a69szV #
  • Betsy Aoki: Microsoft Women Worth Watching – http://bit.ly/9bon8h [@BAoki] #
  • How to Find the Right Bathroom – http://lgno.me/90Qmxd #
  • Tech Support Ethics Question – http://lgno.me/czmZGt #
  • Are Online Reputations Really Dead? – http://lgno.me/ahW7Hm #
  • How to Transfer a Tech Support Desktop Sharing Session – http://lgno.me/c6eO2x #
  • I can't believe how many comments I got on my "Google Buzz gets no attention" update: http://bit.ly/bDYIb2 #
  • What is My Dog Dreaming Of? – http://lgno.me/acwsHn #
  • I think there's more soy and corn than meat in a Big Mac or Whopper these days. #
  • This Video Will Go Viral: Scarface School Play – http://lgno.me/aXkX84 #
  • Only rare "supertaskers" can balance driving, cellphone use – http://arst.ch/heq #
  • iTunes: Apple’s Fly in the Ointment – http://bit.ly/bTjypk #apple #ipad #
  • @KevinSavetz – I've been doing that for a while. Where the hell have you been? 🙂 in reply to KevinSavetz #
  • The world’s first product launch into the stratosphere. http://bit.ly/cgNjcY (Ad) #
  • Top 10 Motorola Droid tips: http://lgno.me/ahiV4B #
  • Saying that Verizon might get the iPhone is like saying Pancakes might get the Triangle. #
  • You look just like you! [Eric Idle] #
  • Seattle venture capital firms support TechStars with cash: http://bit.ly/biiCnT #
  • Posting while stupid… http://lgno.me/divpWK [is always worth advertising!] #
  • Treat everyone the same until you find out they're an idiot. [Lucy Lawless] #
  • I'm so disappointed in Topps' issuance of the "Garbage Pail Kids Flashback" series. They've finally jumped the shark. #
  • Chinese newspaper references Google through pun. http://lgno.me/bNVsI1 [Government deems it decidedly unpunny.] #
  • Age is like a coat that you can put on or take off. I prefer to not have that coat on. [Bud Cort] #
  • Aliens? Absolutely! But not here! http://lgno.me/b8dwDp [Killer robots, maybe…] #
  • Without game, men prey on each other. [@perryfarrell] #
  • On Google Buzz, nobody will hear you scream. #
  • What is ISO 14001 and should I care? http://lgno.me/dftWjm [About 5001 more times than ISO 9000!] #
  • I strongly feel that the next role I do, I should not be wearing spandex. [Marina Sirtis] #
  • "How often do you communicate with the people you should?" http://lgno.me/auBqe8 [Etacts helps you track the answer!] #
  • Mac OS X 10.6.3 is out! Downloaded, Installed, Happy! #
  • I swear I want to be a food model. [Amy Sedaris] #
  • The world’s first product launch into the stratosphere. http://bit.ly/bCblA7 (Ad) #
  • 10 Scariest Bioweapons: http://science.howstuffworks.com/bioweapon.htm #
  • Some truth from (and about) Bing. [What comes up when you type in "clown?"] #
  • There is no such thing as a bad beer. [Billy Carter] #
  • Are online reputations really dead? http://lgno.me/b9cfqs [Only if real-life reputations are dead, too…] #
  • I wanted so badly to study ballet, but it was really all about wearing the tutu. [Elle Macpherson] #
  • Top 10 reasons why businesses should engage in social media: http://lgno.me/bBZNPd #
  • What is the Name of That Song? – http://chris.pirillo.com/what-is-the-name-of-that-song/ #
  • Why Do You Share? http://bit.ly/cbrkBo #
  • The Easter Bunny is coming a day early for me this year. He's bringing a large, rectangle-shaped iEgg with him. #
  • I was just told that Monday is not happening this week. Sweet! #
  • LEGO AT-ST Scout Walker Assembled – http://lgno.me/asu7FM #
  • Heading to #Seattle event at "Kalia Indian Cuisine of Greenwood" – Starts at 7pm. $5 Cover, Featuring Saqra & @HipsForHire. #
  • "Social Meatia" is yummy. #
  • Commodore is back!? http://www.commodoreusa.net/ [via @Mike_Linux_NL] #
  • Social Media Updates for 2010-03-28 – http://lgno.me/adhbpD #