Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-10-24

  • Kickboxing yest my partner said, "she's scary!", "please don't punch me" and eventually keeled over. Hopefully @krusk will survive today… #
  • I feel that today is not going to be a good day. Software may not have been installed for workshop… At 930. #
  • Software isn't installed! 43 minutes to resolve it. Ready, set… GO!!!!! #
  • Gaaaaaaaaaaaaahhhhhhhhh!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Website down! Nightmare! #
  • I like this on being effective at programming w/out 16 hour days – The interruptible programmer http://j.mp/ci7xDB /via @newsycombinator #
  • Disaster averted thanks to my AWESOME TAs and the wonderful @douglasgresham #
  • Student took a screenshot… With a camera. She knows about print screen, but school blocks email so this is strategy. Interesting! #
  • How to Self-Promote Without Being Obnoxious – some a bit conniving, but some helpful advice here – http://dld.bz/zHas /via @DanSchawbel #
  • Just waited in HUGE queue at Starbucks only to get to the front and find don't take visa. No tea 🙁 SUCK!!!!! Should be a sign, surely?!?!? #
  • NOTHING is going right today. I'm hiding under my desk until further notice. #
  • Or until someone brings me some earl grey and a cookie. #
  • "I can tell you probably just cook for yourself judging by all that frozen food" – effective chat up line?!? http://dld.bz/zHaJ /via @zara_p #
  • Yay! @awesomeottawa meeting! Thrilled to welcome @krusk and @fosslc to the team! (@ The Code Factory) http://4sq.com/89qOri #
  • I just ousted @filipmares as the mayor of The Code Factory on @foursquare! http://4sq.com/89qOri #
  • Grrr building showed apt and didn't give me 24 hours notice. Piece of paper shoved under door. NOT HAPPY. #
  • If you missed it last week, OK Cupid's Gay Sex vs Straight Sex. Always fascinating and this one is particularly funny! http://dld.bz/zMYA #
  • I just ousted @reneeyoxon as the mayor of Beechwood Village Chiropractic on @foursquare! http://4sq.com/9BIy1H #
  • Couldn't convince robot guy to build evil robot, but my friend actually called atomic to tell them about my ski-related devastation! <3 <3 #
  • Useful as I pack my life into boxes (again) – minimalism is not about counting items, it's about freedom http://ht.ly/2Us7n /via @ValeDeOro #
  • Office mates have decreed that I must learn persian. Am out-numbered 3 to 1. Salam, rooz e khoobi dashteh bashi. #
  • It has occurred to me that I'm moving NEXT WEEK. Increasingly panicked. #
  • Love this image – beautiful – "Look what happens with a love like that. It lights the whole sky." http://dld.bz/zN4D /via @snookca #
  • My office door keeps shocking me every time I try to leave the lab. It's like it's trying to tell me to drink less tea and get more done :'( #
  • This is funny – working for @google vs working for meetup [made in google docs] http://dld.bz/zPqR #
  • I just ousted @cooliebwoy as the mayor of Subway (Laurier) on @foursquare! http://4sq.com/cztNJA #
  • Goodbye Microsoft, Hello Facebook! Some good insight and wisdom here, and some amusing rambling – http://dld.bz/zW9R #
  • Took my precious into the apple store to be fixed yesterday and they did it in 3 hours! Incredible! Replaced display and fixed sound. WOW! #
  • Start the day with a reality check – liking this from @penelopetrunk on the stupidity of perfectionism – http://dld.bz/2rqt #
  • I just unlocked the "Jobs" badge on @foursquare! http://4sq.com/94a5js #
  • "The key to a good education isn't wholly in skills, or wholly in culture, but in finding some way to merge the two." – http://dld.bz/2wwy #
  • I know it's #ff tomorrow, but I'm more tempted by anti-ff or #aff where you nominate someone to unfollow for being annoying. #yeahimajerk #
  • Check out this charming video by @missamykr – how aware of your surroundings were you on your walk to work today? http://dld.bz/2An5 #
  • You may not believe this, but I just told a woman in loblaws how to cook a sweet potato! /cc @krusk @douglasgresham @pauldubeau #
  • Interesting from hunch! When flying – aisle or window? What does that say about you? http://blog.hunch.com/?p=25834 /via @Cass_Wilson #
  • Canadiens, is it time for me to get my tyres changed? Have long drive to Kitchener next week. #
  • I just became the mayor of Mcconville's on @foursquare! http://4sq.com/bfW8CO #
  • Hanging out with my oldest friend in Ottawa. Will miss him when I leave! 🙁 #

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