Social Media Updates for 2010-03-28

  • LEGO Imperial Scout Walker Completed! Thanks to @HipsForHire for sorting, assembly. On display now: http://live.pirillo.com/ #
  • Building a LEGO Imperial Scout Walker with @HipsForHire on http://live.pirillo.com/ right now. #
  • Watching "Dining with the Stars." They keep moving around, though. Where's the food? #
  • Watching "Eating with the Stars." They keep moving around, though. Where's the food? #
  • For Earth Hour, I'm turning off all the lights and playing "What Scent Am I" with aerosol cans for 60 minutes straight. #
  • CLEAR Customer Service Nightmare – http://lgno.me/apGu99 #
  • The @Pepsi Refresh Project is little more than marketing bullshit: http://bit.ly/9ZY1UK #
  • Corn Makes You Fat – http://lgno.me/9Zw8Fo #
  • Wow. This tofu tastes exactly like bean curd! #
  • Question: what is Pixie dreaming of? http://youtu.be/H_zIOJZb6wQ #
  • Government doesn't define policy – money does. #
  • Obama extended the Patriot Act, unchanged. WTF? So much for "Change we can believe in." #fail #
  • Finally saw "District 9" last night. I give it five tentacles up! #
  • Our @dakini_3 was the next one to be duped by "Clear" service. I keep telling y'all: AVOID CLEARWIRE! http://clearwiresucks.com #
  • One LESS reason to be a business owner in Seattle (or WA state)? http://bit.ly/drdETl – we have tax-happy Reps in the House. #
  • Robot Chicken video of what happened when ET finally left Earth: http://bit.ly/ddzuZL #
  • Do You Believe in Aliens? – http://lgno.me/di2t36 #
  • Sign Language Translation – http://lgno.me/d028jD #
  • How to Make it Big in Social Media – http://lgno.me/d7EL0N #
  • When Do They Sleep? – http://lgno.me/aMlSkJ #
  • Are You a Hello Kitty Fan? – http://lgno.me/9ZyO8p #
  • What is a ManBaby? – http://lgno.me/dsornI #
  • I thank @MorganWebb for the #ff today, though she's not following me. *wink* – Cat is @catastr0phik! #
  • Dear @BuzzParadise: you can buzz off with your form-centric emails. "Blogger community, buzz marketing." I call buzzshit. #
  • Tell the people of New Moore Island that global warming is a myth. http://lgno.me/ah2up0 [They tell us Atlantis was, too.] #
  • How to Picnic: Geek Style – http://lgno.me/9EOkMP #
  • Ale, man, ale's the stuff to drink for fellows whom it hurts to think. [A. E. Housman] #
  • Men cheat more than women? http://lgno.me/dhQ5Vx [Mainly at baccarat. C'mon! It's a tough game!] #
  • How to Picnic Geek Style – http://lgno.me/9EOkMP #
  • Logic is the beginning of wisdom, not the end. [@LeonardNimoy] #
  • What Free Video Software Do You Use? – http://lgno.me/9D92ly #
  • Are you on Foursquare? http://digri.net/ is essential. #
  • How $0.99 could change the print industry. http://lgno.me/anLVYk [But would you still get your dollar's worth?] #
  • I've chosen to treat my life more like a party than something to stress about. [Martin Short] #
  • AMD Eyefinity Multi-Monitor for Gaming – http://lgno.me/cwwZC6 #
  • The Ultimate Guide To Your Windows Mobile Phone: http://lgno.me/92oEFT [Better than the Penultimate Guide.] #
  • I don't know that there are any short cuts to doing a good job. [Sandra Day O'Connor] #
  • Fly in a build it yourself airplane? No thanks! http://lgno.me/dfoYk0 [I once wanted to build a boat, but people called me dinghy.] #
  • All of us are guinea pigs in the laboratory of God. [Tennessee Williams] #
  • We need to come up with a name for this iPad app: http://bit.ly/cQalwF – Help! #
  • Add photos wirelessly to your iPad. http://lgno.me/dnP7o2 [Because wirefully would just be silly.] #
  • Humility is really important because it keeps you fresh and new. [Steven Tyler] #
  • MUST-have free software! http://getmiro.com v3.0 is out – and a new Miro Video Converter: http://mirovideoconverter.com #
  • ShadowMyth's News & Links #9: http://lgno.me/cO6kXZ #
  • I am against religion because it teaches us to be satisfied with not understanding the world. [@RichardDawkins] #
  • The known universe just got a lot larger. http://lgno.me/9MHvR1 [Yet many minds keep getting smaller.] #
  • Don't ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up. [Robert Frost] #
  • Windows Phone 7 Series won't be released with cut & paste. http://lgno.me/ahi1vi [Perhaps to be replaced with hack & slash?] #
  • What is the Future of Computing? – http://lgno.me/9ZVfsS #
  • What is the Best Burger in Town? – http://lgno.me/98Ok9i #
  • Smells like someone tweeted @TwestivalSEA. #
  • Trying '07 @PepperBridge at #WAMerlot: cheeky little bastard, this one. A bit manic, bordering on wallflower. Twasty! #
  • Trying '07 "Outlaw" @SparkmanCellars at #WAMerlot: a pincushion punctuated with kitten whiskers. Soaking in its cute-osity! #
  • Trying '07 @HestiaCellars at #WAMerlot: A Soda Popinski body blow to my Glass Joe palate. #
  • Trying '03 @wilridge at #WAMerlot: an isosceles triangle outlined with mistletoe. It's a left-handed mathematician. #
  • Seattle Wine Time! – http://lgno.me/a0lQur #
  • Trying "Trifecta" @BarrageCellars at #WAMerlot: squeaky, fun trampoline partner with feta. #
  • Trying "Reserve" @MaryhillWinery at #WAMerlot: it's like a summer day picnic without humidity or ants. Thanks, @SeaWineOutlet! #
  • Trying '06 @MaryhillWinery at #WAMerlot: vibrant, like a clown's nose. Loving this wine twasting, @SeattleWineGal! #
  • Trying '07 "Traditions" @milbrantvino at #WAMerlot: very cherry, calm splash against my twaste buds. #
  • Trying "Shameless Hussy" @hardrow at #WAMerlot: sexy; it's nibbling my tongue. #
  • Trying @LatahCreekWine at #WAMerlot: very light, very smooth. #
  • BetaEasy strives to make your software beta testing and feedback simpler. http://lgno.me/bf7cMl #
  • I'm a big woman. I need big hair. [Aretha Franklin] #
  • California sends a lot of mixed signals with its voting tendencies… http://lgno.me/cCk6Vc [The pot calling the kettle… gay?] #
  • What's right isn't always popular. What's popular isn't always right. [Howard Cosell] #
  • Heading to @TwestivalSEA after the #WAMerlot celebration tonight. It's time to get social with this media shizzy! (Is that a word?) #
  • Internet Exploder 8 on Windows 7 compromised in less than two minutes. http://lgno.me/cTlbX2 #
  • A squirrel is just a rat with a cuter outfit. [Sarah Jessica Parker] #
  • AppBrain can help you find awesome Android apps. http://lgno.me/cCLE6y [If you're into that sort of thing.] #
  • Conviction without experience makes for harshness. [Flannery O'Connor] #
  • The MacUpdate bundle now contains WindowFlow: http://go.tagjag.com/macupdate #
  • Is it just me, or do vice presidents seem to love dropping the F-Bomb? http://lgno.me/ahkf7M [At least it's not a nuke, I guess.] #
  • 90% of a beef cow's diet is corn. 90% of an American's diet contains some kind of corn product. Moo, moo… #
  • If you stop to be kind, you must swerve often from your path. [Mary Webb] #
  • 1958 predictions all coming true now. http://lgno.me/bo1YkN [Made by Robert Welch or Dizzy Gillespie or someone.] #
  • Creativity is a natural extension of our enthusiasm. [Earl Nightingale] #
  • Working out with my Xbox. #
  • A Newbie's Getting Started Guide to Linux: http://lgno.me/ad3z0R [Free!] #
  • We can tell our values by looking at our checkbook stubs. [Gloria Steinem] #
  • Where will you be getting your news when the newspapers are gone? http://lgno.me/bwjbK9 [Maybe we should go back to town criers.] #
  • The great thing about rock and roll is that someone like me can be a star. [Elton John] #
  • WiMAX in Arizona nothing to write home about. http://lgno.me/94b6rk [Though if you lived there, you'd already be home.] #
  • Do You Miss Windows 98? – http://lgno.me/apUeog #
  • Losing Everything on Your Computer Would be a Disaster – http://lgno.me/b3ujef #
  • How To Dress Your Dog in a Costume – http://lgno.me/cfPLcp #
  • Streaming my first ChatRoulette experience: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/random-fandom #
  • How to Be in the Next Star Wars Movie – http://lgno.me/c2hly8 #
  • Comic Sans walks into a bar and the bartender says: "We don't serve your type here." [@wickedpaedia] #
  • http://isitgoingtobeok.com/ #
  • Your browser has balls! http://themaninblue.com/experiment/AnimationBenchmark/html/ #
  • @acoolong – Make a run for the border. You head for Mexico, and I'll hit Canada. Which one has better food, I wonder? in reply to acoolong #
  • It's Pachelbel, not Paco Bell. #
  • Facebook Passes Google as Number One U.S. Site – http://lgno.me/dniXOK #
  • Robots Confirm iPhone Touch Screen is the Best – http://lgno.me/cb0esR #
  • http://starwarsuncut.com – this is HILARIOUS! #
  • iPhone vs Droid vs Pre vs Nexus One vs Blackberry Screens – http://lgno.me/cLCOWP #
  • iPhone vs Nexus One Touchscreens: http://bit.ly/cDtlmO [Google Phone FAIL!] #
  • 12 cores for the asking – if you can afford it. http://lgno.me/aKsJZv [In 3 years, I'm sure this'll be as ubiquitous as a Pentium in '96.] #
  • Communism? I think not. http://bit.ly/dAbqAT #
  • Never apologize. Never explain. Just get the thing done, and let them howl. [Agnes Macphail] #
  • I just read my nephew (Zander) a bedtime story: http://bit.ly/aWsPwO #
  • How to Interpret the Music: http://bit.ly/9E33E7 [You won't see a better Belly Dance today.] #
  • A call to action. http://lgno.me/d01af8 [No bland pasta tolerated on Wednesdays.] #
  • The absolute FUNNIEST name for an ad agency I've EVER seen: http://wongdoody.com/ [I can't stop laughing – it's real!] #
  • Friends don't necessarily made good business or creative partners. [Joseph Barbera] #
  • Donut chat: http://lgno.me/aahF64 [Cop jokes are worn out at this point.] #
  • I would rather wake up in the middle of nowhere than in any city on earth. [Steve McQueen] #
  • Three must haves for the virtual data center. http://lgno.me/bbmUVC [Moe, Larry, and Curly?] #
  • I've dated jerks, so why not geeks? [Kelly LeBrock] #
  • Acer Ferrari One 200 – http://lgno.me/cRRqjM #
  • Symantec lists 10 cities most at risk to cybercrime. http://lgno.me/cvUkZR [Melniboné is number 7.] #
  • An open letter to conservatives: http://bit.ly/bIQjBt [via @CathyBrooks] #
  • More on AMD's Eyefinity: http://bit.ly/ahfF9Z #
  • The eating of burning brimstone is an entirely fake performance. [Harry Houdini] #
  • html5 + canvas + video + genius idea = video ambilight: http://media.chikuyonok.ru/ambilight/ [via @Stammy] #
  • Motorola Droid owners still waiting for Android 2.1 update. http://lgno.me/d4Ffzl [And waiting. And waiting…] #
  • WOW: http://youtu.be/NH0aEp1oDOI [This upcoming feature would make Photoshop an essential tool for me.] #
  • For all my Chinese Gnomies: *** **** **** * **** ** * ****** *** ** ***** ** ******* ** ********! #
  • There should be a law that there's a pajama day every few weeks. [@alydenisof] #
  • Heated seats: option or necessity? http://lgno.me/9t1RKH [Nicer in the winter. Happy spring!] #
  • I know somebody who has a bedside urinal. How do I compete with that? [Lara Flynn Boyle] #
  • Limbaugh backs out on promise. http://lgno.me/chva0c ["I expected so much more of a drugged out loudmouth."] #
  • I don't weigh a pound over one hundred and eighty and, what's more, I never did. [Fatty Arbuckle] #
  • Toyota's problems increase dramatically. http://lgno.me/ac7ETE [Two wheels bad. Four wheels good.] #
  • Fliptop Makes RSS Feeds Work for You – http://lgno.me/aaJfbM #
  • What is Bump? – http://lgno.me/dpkHol #
  • Local Tech Support Ideas – http://lgno.me/9pem91 #
  • How to Get Referrals From Clients – http://lgno.me/9u3sLH #
  • I always question answers. #
  • "LOST" is being sponsored by Windows 7. Wouldn't @Bing have been more appropriate? #
  • I love her, but my mom just set the world's record for "Longest Time Taken to Download and Install a 1MB iPod App." #
  • How Well Can You Draw? – http://lgno.me/dhTaj3 #
  • The Story of Bottled Water – http://lgno.me/byIzBk #
  • Dancing Monkey Robots – http://lgno.me/9K6zsE #
  • Unlock Hidden Windows 7 Themes – http://lgno.me/bMc2xT #
  • Why does Hulu keep showing me Stayfree commercials? I'm getting an *I* pad. #
  • To mochi or not to mochi – that is the question. #
  • Germany discourages use of Firefox over security flaws. http://lgno.me/aLEVTp [Zey haff veys of making you browse!] #
  • RT @alyankovic: Finally, my life story is being made into a major motion picture! http://bit.ly/weirdmovie [via @9swords, @dudeman718] #
  • The weight of evidence for an extraordinary claim must be proportioned to its strangeness. [Pierre Laplace] #
  • AMD Questions and Answers – http://lgno.me/93Ham0 #
  • People assume that since I'm a geek, I'm apolitical. The perception is their problem, not mine. #
  • Don't get stuck on stupid – purchase an upgrade! http://lgno.me/aGHdvU [Flying first class isn't just for the rich.] #
  • iPhone Coasters – http://lgno.me/ctSW0o #
  • Hair is the first thing. And teeth the second. Hair and teeth. [James Brown] #
  • Capitalism ≠ Greed #
  • Either I accidentally drank a highlighter pen or I had more than enough vitamin B today. #
  • Tips on improving gas mileage. http://lgno.me/a7vBf6 [Is "ride a bicycle" on the list?] #
  • This is a free country, NOT a free ride. #
  • Evil is knowing better, but willingly doing worse. [Philip Zimbardo] #
  • The Future of Apple – http://lgno.me/9bMJMQ #
  • So what are a lot of conservatives conserving, anyway? http://lgno.me/8XDcKN #
  • Sell, Buy, or Trade Gift Cards: http://www.cardpool.com/ #
  • New Perian: http://bit.ly/7ibNCp ~ New TinkerTool: http://bit.ly/4ne0pn ~ Smultron replaced by Fraise: http://bit.ly/9SrYsQ #
  • We can lick gravity, but sometimes the paperwork is overwhelming. [Wernher von Braun] #
  • Dude. You have your own bicycle lane. USE IT. #
  • A Developer's Guide to Getting it On: Twitter Style. http://lgno.me/bWswJg [Does it come with a Barry White soundtrack?] #
  • Creativity requires the courage to let go of certainties. [Erich Fromm] #
  • How to find hidden Windows 7 themes: http://bit.ly/bsUHi0 #
  • What is ISO 9000 and should I care? http://lgno.me/c4LuVK [Perhaps if it goes "OVER 9000!"] #
  • "President Obama signs landmark health care reform bill into law." I'm guessing small business owners will stop hiring employees. #
  • People are strange. We're all morticians. Hey, what's on TV? [Ric Ocasek] #
  • MyBrandz, your brands, we all consume across the land. http://lgno.me/af6X3M [But are you a fan?] #
  • My philosophy is familiarity breeds contempt. [Chaka Khan] #
  • The massive project coming down the pipes. http://lgno.me/cw4Uc0 [An attempt to dissect healthcare reform simply.] #
  • I love playing bitches. [Joan Crawford] #
  • In France you get broadband, HDTV, unlimited phone, and wireless Internet for $33 a month. http://lgno.me/9qb6Uz #
  • How to Draw Chris Pirillo: http://youtu.be/hofbeci3vMI [by @loveorskate69] #
  • I have wine mouth: http://bit.ly/a4YYPu [via @VioletBlue] #
  • Let's record some videos, shall we? http://live.pirillo.com/ #
  • New version of Quicksilver is out! https://www.macupdate.com/info.php/id/14831/quicksilver #
  • Muziic is now on the iPhone! http://www.muziic.com/iphone.php #
  • Your AMD questions, answered: http://youtu.be/TiVYkNOXqG4 #
  • Views from a different window. http://lgno.me/9W13Xq [Vacationing in unfamiliar landscapes may remind you to miss home.] #
  • Victory is won not in miles but in inches. [Louis L'Amour] #
  • The art of sending forwards. http://lgno.me/bTgwpV [Some artists are way too prolific.] #
  • Saw a few @Natasha prints at a local framing shop today. Proud to own an original. #
  • Ay, rail at gaming – 'tis a rich topic, and affords noble declamation. [Edward Moore] #
  • A Developer's Guide to Twitter: http://bit.ly/aIkzZj [via @Kristin] #
  • What are your suggestions for dealing with/avoiding failure? http://lgno.me/dqYOTW #
  • It's good to shut up sometimes. [Marcel Marceau] #
  • I think I'm going to start collecting Ewok figurines. #
  • Google accused of breach of British Military security. http://lgno.me/9cafFc [What's all this, then?] #
  • If you think education is expensive, try ignorance. [Derek Bok] #
  • Thinking about signing up for a @LIVESTRONG "Gold" membership for food & fitness tracking. What would @thatdrew do? #
  • Who gets social media? @justinbieber does! http://lgno.me/cHMOUm [If you're nice, maybe he'll even share some with you?] #
  • I drink the blood of young runaways. [@williamshatner] #
  • Fart. #
  • http://www.xonotic.org/ has been released for all platforms – free FPS. #
  • Do you like PlayStation's The Tester? http://lgno.me/cnNKqP #
  • Just freed dozens of gigabytes of space by deleting core.* files in /cores on Mac OS X. Wow. #
  • Art, in itself, is an attempt to bring order out of chaos. [Stephen Sondheim] #
  • Todo.ly is "an intuitive and easy to use online to do list and task manager." http://lgno.me/bVntzP #
  • Everyone should fail in a big way at least once before reaching forty. [Al Neuharth] #
  • Computer thinks 82-year-old woman is a dangerous criminal. http://lgno.me/bICL6D [To be fair, she was snapping youngsters with her hairnet.] #
  • I think you're very lucky in life if you know what you want to do. [Andrew Lloyd Webber] #
  • Health care reform passes! http://lgno.me/asvpuI [Most exciting because of Rush Limbaugh's promise to leave the country if it did.] #
  • I bet one of these companies will buy Palm: HP, Dell, Acer, Sony, Samsung, LG, Asus or… Amazon. #
  • The reason why people aren't using Google Buzz right now is simple: it's absolutely NOT usable. #
  • Facebook keeps suggesting @BillGates as a friend. I'm gonna go ahead and try. #
  • http://twitpic.com/1a5pgc was prepped by @HipsForHire – and it was delicious. #
  • Just why is the gov't granting more power to the IRS with these "health care" bills?!?! http://j.mp/9g6VSc #
  • @seattlewinegal – I'm drinking a 2008 Mirassou Pinot Noir with @HipsForHire. When are you hooking me up with more local wineries? 😉 in reply to seattlewinegal #
  • Is it just me, or has Twitter Trends turned into nothing more than #PointlessHashtagCrap? #
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  • #SWSEA streaming live now! http://bit.ly/dBQgs6 [@StartupWeekend] #
  • About to judge @StartupWeekend hopefuls. Will tweet the good ones. 😉 #
  • Is Google evil? http://bit.ly/aEqEPF #