Social Media Updates for 2010-01-10

  • *achoo* #
  • I'm wearing a Snuggie – and my backside is ice cold. #CaveatEmptor #
  • They make Snuggies for dogs?! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZqTvOuAYa84 [via @HipsForHire] #
  • Need a communications device that's not an iPhone? There's some crap for that. #
  • RT @SonyElectronics Be the 1st to own a NEW Sony bloggie camera RT for a chance to win #SonyCES http://bit.ly/6OccaR (Ad) #
  • I just read "recital" as "rectal." They're kinda the same, no? #
  • USB: Can we *please* pick one type of connector and be done with it? http://lgno.me/7RHGaJ [Yes!] #
  • Hottest thing at CES: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2rwkgpybdDk [No, not the guy – his helicopter!] #
  • Is your man lost? There's a map for that. #
  • I'm so excited, I almost peed YOUR pants. #
  • Need feedback? There's an ass for that. #
  • FREE Dinner (just pay 18% gratuity) at Bellevue's Grand Cru Wine Bar!!! http://bit.ly/5QLTeP #Seattle [via @MarkMizuno] #
  • Palm Pre users get the shaft. http://bit.ly/4QkYhM [Early adopters always got the blues.] #
  • Jeez! Now my own dog is opening his own App Store. When will the madness end!? #
  • Be true to your teeth and they won't be false to you. [Soupy Sales] #
  • HP Tablet enough to compete with an Apple Tablet? http://bit.ly/6lfaGS [All this talk about "what ifs" is making me want headache tablets!] #
  • There is no cannibalism in the British navy, absolutely none, and when I say none, I mean there is a certain amount. [Graham Chapman] #
  • Microsoft releases the keyboard for those who prefer a mouse. http://bit.ly/6rM26F [What if you prefer a rather large ferret? Or capybara?] #
  • The impossible talked of is less impossible from the moment words are laid to it. [Storm Jameson] #
  • Which company will suffer most from Warner Bros. latest shenanigans with Netflix? http://bit.ly/7GYxnT [The consumer always suffers first.] #
  • To confine our attention to terrestrial matters would be to limit the human spirit. [Stephen Hawking] #
  • Got plans? Spread the word with Plancast. http://bit.ly/8iBnZL [It's like stalking… in reverse!] #
  • I always had a repulsive need to be something more than human. [David Bowie] #
  • The pros and cons of Windows 7 after a month of use. http://bit.ly/8Cv8Hg [The question remains: Do you find it more useful than XP?] #
  • Always leave something to wish for; otherwise you will be miserable from your very happiness. [Baltasar Gracian] #
  • When the weather outside's not that frightful, kids find so-called "snow days" delightful. http://bit.ly/6pEwtF ["When I was your age…"] #
  • A dynamic economy begins with a good education. [Bob Taft] #
  • You don't see many teeny-boppers hot-rodding in Buick Regals, come to think of it. http://bit.ly/4PeowJ [Slow down, grandpa!] #
  • I don't do any vulgar movements. [Elvis Presley] #
  • Is Wi-Fi Direct too good to be true? http://bit.ly/70cVE5 [It's certainly got folks' tongues wagging.] #
  • Was Microsoft's 2010 CES Keynote a Letdown? http://lgno.me/5SFpHr [Yes or No?] #
  • Gadgets and Goodies Abound at CES 2010 – http://bit.ly/4Zr5BO #
  • Touch the Future with Light Blue Optics – http://bit.ly/69bDMj #
  • Windows 7 easier, but not all because of Microsoft's efforts. http://bit.ly/682oqY #
  • I am a lizard, a shark, a heat-seeking panther. I want to be Bob Denver on acid playing the accordion. [Nicholas Cage] #
  • Code for China's Green Dam stolen from an American company? http://bit.ly/5H8ckt [It's like a James Bond movie…with less parachutes!] #
  • I am learning to forgive my inner geek, and even value him as a free man. [Kenny Loggins] #
  • Some people would rather tune out from the whole social networking scene. http://bit.ly/6jTn9W [To each their own!] #
  • Ships at a distance have every man's wish on board. [Zora Neale Hurston] #
  • http://www.sourcebits.com/geemail/ [via @HaydenBeckett] #
  • Some recommend laser eye surgery above all other cool things. http://bit.ly/6KWazk [I, on the other hand, would feel naked without specs.] #
  • Use Wayback Machine to Go Back in Internet Time – http://bit.ly/6r029A #
  • Look for a sweet person. Forget rich. [Estee Lauder] #
  • Video vs. text-based content. http://bit.ly/6gkxPU [The power of video compels you!] #
  • Optimism is inevitably the last hope of the defeated. [Albert Meltzer] #
  • Here's an Up in the Air review. http://bit.ly/8Vm6Jb [Though it's very down to Earth.] #
  • Correcting a Malware Untruth – http://bit.ly/4EVGWa #
  • If I'd known how old I was going to be I'd have taken better care of myself. [Adolph Zukor] #
  • Michele Obama is only artificially furry. http://bit.ly/6IKyM4 #
  • If you've wrecked one train, you've wrecked them all. [Charles Samuel Addams] #
  • Do you remember rotary phones? http://bit.ly/4Vt01g [Remember? Heck, they should make rotary cell phones.] #
  • Shoes are the first adult machines we are given to master. [Nicholson Baker] #
  • Wireless and Bluetooth HD could be the future of TV. http://bit.ly/5R6ps2 [Just add 3D.] #
  • Do you own a business in need of data protection? http://bit.ly/7gI548 #ad [Easy-to-use, Free Trial for Windows] #
  • Wanna be a Guest Blogger? http://lgno.me/8n6xij [Know someone else who does?] #
  • http://appzapper.com has released v2.0 – and it's awesome. Thanks, @AppZapper! #
  • http://mylikes.com/l0ckergn0me – What's not to like? #
  • Have You Met Your Online Friends in Person? – http://bit.ly/7UZLEG #
  • Jewbacca: http://twitpic.com/x0fvo [via @DavidHoang] #
  • How to Take Live Skype Calls – http://bit.ly/4OZ7vL #
  • Speculating on Apple's next product is like speculating on when the world will end. It'll happen when it happens. ENOUGH! #
  • (1) @rayray14: I never streamed a keynote from the iPhone; (2) @eplatero: bite me; (3) @uchuujin: I'm more social than many on Twitter. #
  • Wicket had two front teeth pulled today. He now barkth with a lithp. #
  • TSA dogs at Philly Airport fail training. http://bit.ly/72Mspt [They profile all humans as potential terrorists, I'll bet.] #
  • A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle. [Kahlil Gibran] #
  • From 8 years with Xbox back to PlayStation. http://bit.ly/6shcpJ [Is that like going from Space Invaders to Galaga and back?] #
  • Never let a fool kiss you, or a kiss fool you. [Joey Adams] #
  • The iPhone still has plenty of room to blow your mind again. http://bit.ly/8JHNpO [Like when you accidentally download goatherder pr0n?] #
  • You're about as useful as a one-legged man at an arse kicking contest. [Rowan Atkinson] #
  • "Just use Linux" is not a solution – it's a flippant response that paints the presenter as an anti-social jackass. #
  • How much do you spend on coffee each day? http://bit.ly/57YG1j [I'll bet it's somewhere between a nickel and a hundred dollars.] #
  • A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song. [Lou Holtz] #
  • IRS to begin regulating paid tax preparers. http://bit.ly/6il3GK [Wasn't this already being done?] #
  • Verizon's Tech Support department is apparently run by monkeys. I don't care if they think their network is better – their humans aren't! #
  • If you want a place in the sun, you have to expect a few blisters. [Loretta Young] #
  • China starts playing tough with natural resources. http://bit.ly/5BVIaL [We'll just have to start eating on the cheap plates.] #
  • I never taste the wine first in restaurants; I just ask the waiter to pour. [Nigella Lawson] #
  • Some (programmers) never learn. http://bit.ly/7PevfO [Does not compute?] #
  • I am an idealist. I don't know where I'm going, but I'm on my way. [Carl Sandburg] #
  • EA to shut down Madden 09 servers in Feb 2010. http://bit.ly/8XRrnY [Too soon?] #
  • Insects are born from the sun… they are the sun's kisses. [Alexander Scriabin] #
  • Win $1,000 New Year's Dream Gift of your choice by adding your blog to http://bit.ly/6WnKAP #ad [Winner announced on Feb. 11, 2010] #
  • Should we have an eye on Australia? http://bit.ly/5BAOxh [National Internet filtering is bad, m'kay?] #
  • Undelete utilities for Mac OS X cost more than the OS itself. *sigh* #
  • What Place Does Social Media Have in our Schools? – http://bit.ly/89M14D #
  • Sur La Table Coupons – http://bit.ly/8Lt4jK #
  • Microsoft History – http://bit.ly/6NLhtI #
  • Lucky Brand Jeans Coupons – http://bit.ly/8rabKg #
  • Convert VHS to Digital – http://bit.ly/90yUMy #
  • If you're doing something at CES, be sure to contact my on-site team leader, @TraciToguchi! #
  • Lids.com Coupons – http://bit.ly/5CJ9zA #
  • Manage Your Music Library with TuneUp – http://bit.ly/5Pr2H5 #
  • I won this award for keeping my mouth shut, so I think I'll do it again now. [Jane Wyman] #
  • Money is a never-ending problem. [Alvin Ailey] #
  • All parts of the human body get tired eventually – except the tongue. [Konrad Adenauer] #
  • No, I don't have a Nexus One. #
  • A dream is a scripture, and many scriptures are nothing but dreams. [Umberto Eco] #
  • Till now man has been up against Nature; from now on he will be up against his own nature. [Dennis Gabor] #
  • Will natural gas be able to save the U.S.? http://bit.ly/6E6ln2 [It may at least save the air freshener industry.] #
  • Isn't it time to cut litigation times for all cases? http://bit.ly/58T3eX [If we're done by lunch, we'll have hors d'ouvres in the court!] #
  • Windows 7 behavior using SSDs. http://bit.ly/6wJxiZ ["Call it 'trim' in action."] #
  • EVGA means business in the new year. http://bit.ly/5G7emW [If only 2010 were the year of the monkey…] #
  • "Free Beta" usually means they'll eventually charge for a product. RE:
    http://www.vitamindinc.com/ #
  • Little Feat. http://bit.ly/6LfY1A [It's not always sunny in Philadelphia, but some things make going outside worthwhile.] #
  • Has Ireland become part of the Middle East? http://bit.ly/6hxFD2 [Maybe it's more of a Quarter East.] #
  • A Madagascar Hissing Roach chasing Jerry Lewis. That would be a really neat treat. [Michael O'Donoghue] #
  • Rambus trial set for January 11th. http://bit.ly/8bQ8AW [When's the next bus?] #
  • The only remedy against hunger is reasonable birth control. [Friedrich Durrenmatt] #
  • Chartbeat http://bit.ly/5ZfgWo : real-time traffic analytics, user engagement, and uptime alerts for your site. Check out the demo! #
  • We express ourselves with t-shirts. http://bit.ly/4XbmpA [Wet or dry? Depends on what you're trying to express. Ahem.] #
  • MySpace is trying to be the ugly step brother to Facebook, methinks. It's almost there. #
  • All Search Terms Should be Treated Equally – http://bit.ly/7psEem #
  • Cinemin Swivel DLP Portable Projector Review – http://bit.ly/87FK1h #
  • Security Camera Systems for Home – http://bit.ly/6r8p2Z #
  • How to Put a Clock on Your Desktop – http://bit.ly/5nKZsC #
  • Verizon MiFi2200 Problems – http://bit.ly/7ZX7Zo #
  • Death By Twitter! How To Effectively Kill Any Business Relationship: http://lgno.me/5QaHTk #
  • Dear @MayorMcGinn: Why not talk to @HipsForHire for your Inauguration Concert? She's a #Seattle native with rhythm & heart! #
  • Wait a second. Apple's working on a Tablet?! All these months, I was reading that as "Toilet." #
  • We're accepting Guest Blogger posts on Lockergnome now: http://lgno.me/5QaHTk [Got news? Speak up!] #
  • Hating someone for the color of their skin is like hating someone for the size of their nostrils. #
  • If you do anything for too long, it starts to lack edge, to become too easy. Easy is the kiss of death. [Julia Ormond] #
  • Paintball art: Marilyn http://bit.ly/7tX1mh ["Andy Warhol probably would have been amused."] #
  • I think anyone who has an opinion, and voices it, will offend someone. [Peter Steele] #
  • Laser printer adoption soon to surge. http://bit.ly/8hgaUe [Visit any laser printer orphanage and you can't help but reach out.] #
  • Never eat broccoli when there are cameras around. [Michael Stipe] #
  • Great Web sites for learning to play an instrument online. http://bit.ly/5ikFQ3 [Dueling accordions, anyone?] #
  • Once a president gets to the White House, the only audience that is left that really matters is history. [Doris Kearns Goodwin] #
  • Welcome the new #Seattle mayor to Twitter: @MayorMcGinn! Is he really listening to us? #
  • Is this the hottest party at CES? http://140tc.com/ces [Who is going?] #
  • Old tools for a new year. http://bit.ly/5eFkGs [The old year had enough new tools.] #
  • It is the ability to take a joke, not make one, that proves you have a sense of humor. [Max Eastman] #
  • The Pillsbury Dough Boy is my roll model. #
  • The films of 2000. http://bit.ly/6Zp7As [Can you believe these movies are ten years old?] #
  • Would you like a Premium upgrade for your @Evernote account? Tell me why. 🙂 #
  • I am a man of fixed and unbending principles, the first of which is to be flexible at all times. [Everett Dirksen] #
  • There was no year 0, and nine years do not make a decade. http://bit.ly/8XXNtt ["There is a difference between precise and pedantic."] #
  • There are no bridges in folk songs because the peasants died building them. [Eugene Chadbourne] #
  • My grocery store doesn't carry awesomesauce. Neither does Amazon. #
  • New year's predictions. http://bit.ly/6SLL7b [We all make 'em. What are some of yours?] #
  • We build too many walls and not enough bridges. [Isaac Newton] #
  • Opera 10.5 pre-alpha. http://bit.ly/6F2TuE [Before the post beta, but slightly after the master beta. Some people really like Opera!] #
  • Live without seeing, but be what you are. [Louis Braille] #
  • Are you ready for the Snuggle Suit? http://bit.ly/5W2Xlu [Is that like court-ordered cuddles?] #
  • Hating someone for their sexual orientation is like hating someone for the color of their eyes. #
  • After all these years, Family Guy never ceases to entertain. #
  • My face is now showing up on banner ads for Chitika. I wonder if they're paying me a bonus? 🙂 #
  • Just as I suspected. Verizon Wireless support is a big fat bucket of FAIL. #
  • http://thesnuggiesutra.com/ [via @ShiraLazar] #
  • I'm having a series of problems with the Verizon MiFi2200: http://drop.io/mifi2200 [Screencast] #
  • Social Media Updates for 2010-01-03 – http://bit.ly/6dRVlZ #