Social Media Updates for 2010-05-02

  • It's official: @HipsForHire is an iPad owner. http://go.tagjag.com/ipad #
  • Watching @HipsOrHire buy her iPad. Where's my comission? 🙂 #
  • Pirillo, the red-nosed nerdgeek… stayed out in the sun too long. #
  • Hawaii Update – http://lgno.me/cwVm7b #
  • Hawaii Hotel Software Update Fail: http://youtu.be/RL0eIwFGZZY #
  • The only thing that is missing on this trip to Honolulu is @TraciToguchi. I mean, to me, she IS Hawaii. Haven't crossed paths yet. #
  • The best part of Hawaii isn't the weather, it's the people. #
  • Chilling on the beach with @HipsForHire, @AlohaYaling, and @AlohaBruce: http://j.mp/99Ojh4 #
  • In real life, I'm a troll: http://youtu.be/N62siQ_U3Ts [by @jesse] #
  • People keep saying I need to get a tan here in #Hawaii, but no store seems to carry 'em. #
  • Score One Against The Patent Trolls: http://bit.ly/906UEJ #
  • DRM Follies (April 2010 Issue): http://bit.ly/aaQyjm #
  • I'm not growing out my sideburns – I'm generating Dual Organic Ear Windscreens. #
  • Care to be taunted by an unopened iPad 3G? It's just staring at the camera right now: http://live.pirillo.com/ #
  • Getting annoyed by the @bjango iStat Menu updater. I don't use the app enough to pay for it, and "Skip This Version" is ignoring my request. #
  • Wearing shorts for the first time in a decade. @Crayola needs a crayon named "Chris Pirillo's Skin Tone" that's whiter than white. #
  • You know what #Hawaii needs? More ABC Stores. #
  • "Twitter is a stage and everybody is a performer." [@Jesse] #
  • Had my Loco Moco at @goodtogrill thanks to @turkeyboy808 and @hawaiirealty. Now getting Shave Ice with @Jesse, @AndrewHyde, @HipsForHire. #
  • How to Make Loco Moco – http://lgno.me/9gPKKf #
  • I think I want @zippys for lunch today. #
  • I'm the only person on the planet who would travel to #Hawaii and not bring a swimsuit. #
  • The chances of me buying an iPad version of an app I've already paid for on the iPhone are between slim and none. #
  • Can Social Networking Lead to Murder? – http://lgno.me/d0k21X #
  • This is Madness – http://lgno.me/9XcDOS #
  • Twitter for Android – http://lgno.me/bfQu05 #
  • Which Photo Book Printing Service is the Best? – http://lgno.me/9L1FAf #
  • Shut Up and Socialize – http://lgno.me/aoC7jA #
  • iPad Weather – http://lgno.me/aE7xDe #
  • The Future of Mail – http://lgno.me/aIkN7o #
  • I've been surfing in Hawaii all day. Their Internet connection is great. 😉 #
  • Heading to @formaggio808 on Kapahulu Avenue. Any other friends in Waikiki tonight? #Hawaii #
  • The problem with bringing my iPad out in public is that everybody else wants to use it. #
  • "Information is a tonic." [@RoxanneDarling] #
  • My iPad 3G is here: http://live.pirillo.com/ [and @EllenK76 placed it on my desk.] #
  • Well, on second thought – Is @formaggio808 in Waikiki? 🙂 #nextlevelhi #
  • We're going to @formaggio808 for dinner tonight (since I love wine and they want our business). #nextlevelhi #
  • Facebook is becoming the Web. #
  • Social Media Stars visiting Hawaii right now: @technosailor @geoffliving @andrewhyde @jesse @GeoffLiving #
  • Let's try this: which Honolulu restaurant would like #nextlevelhi attendees to come to you tonight? 🙂 #
  • The only Waikiki sushi restaurant on Twitter is @DorakuSushi at @RoyalHwnCtr (via @atmarketing) [CC: @Melissa808] #nextlevelhi #
  • How would your life be different in a world without computers? http://bit.ly/9fjYdn [Besides not being able to read this or respond!] #
  • The Wild, Wild Web: How To Ensure 360-Degree Border Security: http://bit.ly/cAeQoG #
  • I need to find some good sushi here in Waikiki. Are any of the restaurants on Twitter? #nextlevelhi #Hawaii #
  • Why can't we build orphanages next to homes for the elderly? [@Cloris_Leachman] #
  • Get Slack! http://bit.ly/c9azsf [But then you'll be a ne'er-do-well slacker!] #
  • Hard Rock Cafe server told me they didn't have any club soda… with a full bar behind him. #nextlevelhi #
  • A day of worry is more exhausting than a week of work. [John Lubbock] #
  • I left my computer at the hotel and brought my iPad to #nextlevelhi – this is so much more manageable. iPad = Conference Computing. #
  • What site do you suggest for your freeware needs? http://bit.ly/aSYvZi [I'd recommend Lockergnome.com, but I might be biased!] #
  • The purpose of suffering is to help us understand we are the ones who cause it. [Willie Nelson] #
  • (X)Ubuntu 10.04 – an early view. http://bit.ly/cGKgAS [Linux for some, and some Linux for you?] #
  • If you want to know how Hawaii businesses can better use social media tools, talk to @AlohaBruce. #nextlevelhi #
  • O such a little word is Honor, they feel! But the grey word is between them cold as steel. [John Crowe Ransom] #
  • iPad Cable Extension – http://lgno.me/d2sL0C #
  • Why the Facebook "Like" button won't replace Google. http://bit.ly/9BJDpn [It just doesn't express commitment like the "Love" button.] #
  • Disease is the retribution of outraged Nature. [Hosea Ballou] #
  • Chickity-check yo' browser! http://bit.ly/buVZwB […exploits are bad for your health.] #
  • Inside the Hawaii Convention Center – http://lgno.me/aempsa #
  • I do suspect that privacy was a passing fad. [Larry Niven] #
  • It's time for #nextlevelhi in Hawaii. Peet's in hand, iPad in arm, vest on back, @HipsForHire in tow. Let's get social! #
  • Steve Jobs details the Apple ban on Flash. http://bit.ly/d2ojwC ["You ain't gettin' none," he elegantly elocutes.] #
  • Many cats are the death of the mouse. [Kaspar Hauser] #
  • Steam arriving to the Mac on May 12th. http://bit.ly/aXn55Y [For games, not ironing shirts. Just to clarify.] #
  • God does arithmetic. [Carl Friedrich Gauss] #
  • Cub Scouts can earn achievements for video games, now. http://bit.ly/c24rj1 [Back in my day, we had to wrassle bears and race tractors!] #
  • No Kids Meal Toys in Fattening Fare – http://lgno.me/dAs3t5 #
  • School Principal Wants Parents to Ban Facebook – http://lgno.me/beUC6K #
  • Leave Your Privacy at the Door – http://lgno.me/9c5AGd #
  • Apple and Adobe: Where is the Common Ground? – http://lgno.me/a7SYBT #
  • Sorry, @OutriggerWaikik – I'm staying at @OutriggerReef this time. They don't know me yet. 🙂 #
  • Sitting in @HawaiiRealty's car with @HipsForHire. Wondering if @AlohaBruce is in the trunk? #nextlevelhi #
  • In Hawaii, you can blog blog on the wiki wiki. #
  • Aloha, #Hawaii! Thanks for being "home" away from home (where @EllenK76 and her pitbull are standing guard at my house). #
  • The Death of Two Devices – http://lgno.me/bi0DWr #
  • What Do You Think of the New YouTube Player? – http://lgno.me/bez9hS #
  • iPad Dancing on a Head – http://lgno.me/batlRA #
  • Are You Awesome? – http://lgno.me/b4upA7 #
  • SWEET: Finally on a @DeltaAirlines WiFi plane!!! SOUR: I don't think it'll work over the ocean en route to Hawaii!!! #
  • They're starting to bored the plane. #pun #
  • Do you "like" Facebook? http://lgno.me/arM856 [Could be worse. Could be GeoCities!] #
  • I always thought "Duty Free" implied "No Responsibility to Pay." #FalseAdvertising #
  • Happy to be heading back to Hawaii for #nextlevelhi and to see @AlohaBruce again (he always helps me get there). #
  • If you're in Hawaii and working in Social Media, you're going to http://nextlevelhawaii.eventbrite.com/ – right? #
  • I'm nanotomically correct. #
  • I started beating on a milk can when I was six years old, started on a guitar when I was eight or nine. [Hasil Adkins] #
  • Everyone's favorite rodent. http://lgno.me/b4InxQ [The North American carpal tunneling mouse?] #
  • Playing "bop" is like playing Scrabble with all the vowels missing. [Duke Ellington] #
  • 42 Rules Of Social Media For Small Business: http://lgno.me/bGQcdT #
  • I just did a little piece on packet switching and I get blamed for the whole goddamned Internet, you know? [Paul Baran] #
  • Is it more RAM, a faster CPU, or faster HD that really matters? http://lgno.me/aTQ1WB [Flux capacitor!] #
  • News is something somebody doesn't want printed; all else is advertising. [William Randolph Hearst] #
  • Jon Stewart Rips Apple a New One – http://lgno.me/bgivIU #
  • Controlled burn? Are these people high? http://lgno.me/cq7aJA [NIMBY plan in full effect.] #
  • A two-year-old is kind of like having a blender, but you don't have a top for it. [Jerry Seinfeld] #
  • If Google is down for you, there's always @bing. #
  • iMac Second Monitor Question – http://lgno.me/bkv922 #
  • Why compete when you can sue? http://lgno.me/9Ug2Fm [Deep pockets make up for lack of deep thinking.] #
  • Science is facts. [Henri Poincaré] #
  • Does baseball take you back to simpler times? http://lgno.me/aG3M7e #
  • I'm not a gaping hole of need. [Uma Thurman] #
  • Another Toyota problem: the Sequoias. http://lgno.me/bXg2l9 [Pesky termites taking 'em out, I guess.] #
  • Hate to say I told you so: http://www.apple.com/hotnews/thoughts-on-flash/ #
  • Everybody has to know for themselves what they're capable of. [Daniel Day-Lewis] #
  • I'm Awesome! http://youtu.be/OYws8biwOYc #
  • 1 in 10 PCs worldwide use Windows 7. http://lgno.me/9kLjSm [The other 9 use Teddy Ruxpin guts!] #
  • If you load random pages on http://geeks.pirillo.com/ or http://chris.pirillo.com/ – do you get any "virus" warnings at THIS point? #
  • The @SeattleWeekly Web Awards are open for your Nominations, #Seattle: http://polls.seattleweekly.com/polls/sew/webawards10/ #
  • Community Autoresponder: I'm hopelessly behind in responding to emails and tasks due to client work and conferences this week. #
  • Earn a Boy Scout Badge for Gaming – http://chris.pirillo.com/earn-a-boy-scout-badge-for-gaming/ #
  • HP Buys Out Palm – http://lgno.me/9RSG9l #
  • @KevinUrie – Both HP and Palm have been @Gnomedex sponsors, at least. in reply to KevinUrie #
  • HP Buys Palm: http://bit.ly/9Q9QXw #
  • I called the ball on HP and Palm on March 22nd: http://bit.ly/aO1r5d #
  • The Floppy Disk is Not Dead – http://lgno.me/awOZRm #
  • Processor Speed Vs CPU Cores – http://lgno.me/9PVx8l #
  • Cool. Seattle is right where I left it the other day. #
  • Most important class ever? http://lgno.me/a8dR9p [Ornamental Nostril Hygiene?] #
  • The brain is a computing machine connected with a spirit. [Kurt Gödel] #
  • Turning Ubuntu into a security camera. http://lgno.me/dsSpWK [Linux to nix a burglar's plans?] #
  • In ancient times cats were worshipped as gods; they have not forgotten this. [Terry Pratchett @terryandrob] #
  • The GNU/Linux Advanced Administration: http://lgno.me/biiab4 [Free 500+ page eBook!] #
  • I was now resolved to do everything in my power to defeat the system. [Oskar Schindler] #
  • Hyundai Genesis Coupe heats up the Pony Car Wars. http://lgno.me/biOWAc #
  • How come you never see a headline like 'Psychic Wins Lottery?' [@JayLeno] #
  • Long lines at Dulles airport. Broken tram, says @jeffraelizabeth. Anybody else here right now? #
  • Whoa. At the ticket counter, a guy recognized me from one of my Hawaii videos on YouTube! He's heading out there today. #nextlevelhi #
  • Two videos regarding your enslavement. http://lgno.me/9cO2x7 [I'd watch it, but we're not allowed TVs in our pens.] #
  • The best part about having no WiFi on the plane is… @UnitedAirlines won't know how pissed off I am at 35,000 feet. #
  • I think there's just one kind of folks. Folks. [Harper Lee] #
  • VMWare CPU Usage in XP – http://lgno.me/cDe6uf #
  • Tweet and Retweet were on a boat. Tweet fell out. Who was left? #
  • Reality is skewed by our perception of reality. #
  • Air conditioning makes life better. http://lgno.me/cpjc48 [You've got to be cool to be kind.] #
  • Johnny Depp is so special that he is like a Martian. [Penelope Cruz] #
  • Comcast takes the Golden Poo (award). http://lgno.me/bGjebG [For being best of the worst! Nice one.] #
  • I could have sexual chemistry with vinegar. [@JessicaAlba] #
  • Amy Winehouse's breasts might be fake, but they're still hers! http://lgno.me/dyFfxD ["possession being nine-tenths of the law."] #
  • People don't really want to know what happens. [Jorge Garcia] #
  • Opt in or opt out? http://lgno.me/chDAut [Congress wants to know so it can get back to less pressing issues like war and economy.] #
  • My body is on East Coast land, but my brain is still on West Coast time. 6:30am is too early in either case. #
  • Rode an actual bike yesterday for the first time in 16 years. I think my legs are going to fall off this morning. #
  • Shop4Tech Coupons – http://lgno.me/aWJrSz #
  • Ross-Simons Coupons – http://lgno.me/ccr25o #
  • WineAccess Coupons – http://lgno.me/c5dkvn #
  • webConnect Will Throttle You – http://lgno.me/c4ynso #
  • I'm grateful that Seattle has the world's best Social Media community – and @SMCSeattle provides absolute proof. #
  • Public Microsoft Live Meeting for Community Members – http://lgno.me/9YVBbk #
  • Windows Home Server v2 Beta available. http://lgno.me/9HmAoJ #
  • Who on earth would claim that the pearl expresses the oyster? [C. Day Lewis] #
  • Google Buys Widget Company LabPixies – http://lgno.me/9x1s2r #
  • Jobs is Denying MacStore Rumors – http://lgno.me/bcyuCC #
  • Top 5 actual school absence excuse notes. http://lgno.me/c5WN1Q ["I'm feeling too well to attend school today."] #
  • A jury is composed of twelve men of average ignorance. [Herbert Spencer] #
  • Real-Time Document Collaboration: http://typewith.me/ #
  • Societal denial & victimization. http://lgno.me/aYm3Xm [Coming to a theater near you!] #
  • iPad DRM Thoughts – http://lgno.me/bWEiHS #
  • Poverty can teach lessons that privilege cannot. [Jack Klugman] #
  • What's your favorite gaming snack? http://lgno.me/9RIouo [And do you wash it down with first person shots?] #
  • Hate is too great a burden to bear. [Coretta Scott King] #
  • What is the future of augmented reality? http://lgno.me/bkDnsM [Diminished fantasy?] #
  • Boy, is this f***ing ponderous man… ponderous, f***ing ponderous. [Casey Kasem] #
  • Government health official recommends "more sex." http://lgno.me/9jis26 [Well, if it's doctor's orders…] #
  • My failures have been errors in judgment, not of intent. [Ulysses S. Grant] #
  • Results of Earth Day, or bad economy? http://lgno.me/a8BinV [Bikes are fueled by the same thing you are!] #
  • I can't even read notes. But I can teach someone how to make a guitar smoke. [@Ace_Frehley] #
  • Dr. Hawking may think trying to contact extraterrestrials is "too risky," but what do you think? http://lgno.me/ar3h81 [Too risky for whom?] #
  • I used to think I had to stay frozen in time. No amount of Botox will keep up. [Sheena Easton] #
  • Samsung will pre-load Yahoo! onto millions of phones. http://lgno.me/a0Ytxs ["There’s no placement like default placement."] #
  • Yes, sun – I get that it's morning. You don't have to rub it in my face. #
  • Your Discs Will be Floppy No More – http://lgno.me/ceq2cK #
  • Siri is Seriously Cool – http://lgno.me/bVnm3Z #
  • Why the iPhone Keeps Getting Better – http://lgno.me/9sZbo0 #
  • I love playing pool. I lose better than anybody out there. #
  • Now that Arizona's illegal immigration bill has become law, what do you think about it? http://lgno.me/cIKt2g [And where are your papers?] #
  • They told me I'd never probably see the front-line area. [Jessica Lynch] #
  • People ain't flippin' for the floppy disk like they used to. http://lgno.me/bBJLla [Production to cease by next year.] #
  • People who don't use the tools given to them only injure themselves. [Debra Wilson] #
  • AMD Thubans in the legitimate marketplace! http://lgno.me/9jeYPR [What the hexacore?] #
  • It's difficult for me to feel that a solid page without the breakups of paragraphs can be interesting. [A.E. van Vogt] #
  • Ubuntu – leading contender in Linux world? http://lgno.me/9JwscF [And could Linux World be as much fun as Legoland?] #
  • Sometimes the problem is not the people in the band, but the people around the band. [Roger Taylor @DuranDuran] #
  • McAfee to Reimburse Consumers for Downtime – http://lgno.me/bOoIEJ #
  • Who's on first? Flip camera! http://lgno.me/dw1VJg [Oh, that's our shortstop.] #
  • Love is more powerful than kicking ass. [Jet Li] #
  • Sarah Palin – she's only in it for the money. http://lgno.me/bbTNCx [Sadly, aren't most politicians?] #
  • I don't have false teeth. Do you think I'd buy teeth like these? [Carol Burnett] #
  • Spammers Outsourcing Captchas – http://lgno.me/bKDPNG #
  • Israel now welcomes iPad with open arms. http://lgno.me/a6biTl [Was being seen as not-so-tech-savvy a national embarrassment?] #
  • What Happens When Star Trek Meets Star Wars? – http://lgno.me/dhr2rP #
  • TouchCam N1 vs Logitech WebCam – http://lgno.me/bkiWbC #
  • I cannot help but think a curious event is this life of mine. [John James Audubon] #
  • Lamarr Wilson's got a these 16 tech things in his house. Can you name 'em? http://lgno.me/bwRGQk #
  • Poetry is a succession of questions which the poet constantly poses. [Vicente Aleixandre] #
  • Mining for money through energy monitoring: http://lgno.me/ccUciV [Because you need energy to bake pies for the little orphans.] #
  • I respect differences, but I loathe quotients. #
  • I have to be up at 6am. Why am I not in bed yet? #
  • Social Media Updates for 2010-04-25 – http://lgno.me/aK701z #