Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-10-09

  • Lego pirates 100% complete. Which is one of the things I wanted to do before I leave for Seattle on Friday, but not the most important. #
  • This is quite a techno-futuristic outfit! #
  • Anyone know anyone hiring QA folk in #kwawesome Manual and automated testing? #
  • "we want almost nothing in life, it seems, quite so acutely as just to feel better about ourselves" – #
  • Great post on study hacks – you're never too good to get better, value of investing in improving wherever you are – #
  • I always used to want to build the wardrobe from clueless, looks like @sachac has made a start! #
  • Ooh it's October now so it's time to start thinking about applying with your awesome idea to @kwawesomefound for our November pitch night! #
  • Glad they finally reopened after the fire! (@ Niko Niko) #
  • Happy and productive plotting with @Pj_Lowe about next @GirlGeeksKW! Two weeks today! Are you excited? I AM!!!!! #
  • Another helpful article from @PalantirTech on technical interviews, this time coding – #
  • The fabulous @theherolab and I are conspiring re @kwawesomefound ! Get your applications in! #
  • Event registration for the next @GirlGeeksKW is up! The fabulous @melle will be speaking at McCabes Oct 18th – #
  • Did you love @bourbonbaker's pitch @kwawesomefound? Support her latest #foodlove project here: #
  • I did not believe Steve Jobs would die. Humans have lost their hero, who defended them from engineers with a poor understanding of humans. #
  • Interesting post about mindfully allocating time to ensure productivity and happiness – /via @sachac #
  • Just a couple of hours left for you to help @kwawesomefound fellow @bourbonbaker to meet her fundraising goal! #
  • And… we're more than 50% sold out for the next @GirlGeeksKW with marvelous @melle! Get your ticket here: #
  • This is cool, @hmason on how to compute the recipe for the ultimate chocolate chip cookie! (if I cooked, I'd do it!) #
  • This is amazing – men photographed in stereotypical female pin-up poses! /via @dgou @ladyfox14 #
  • The queue for us customs is appalling. Again. (@ Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) w/ 31 others) #
  • And… Despite booking on continental I'm flying united. Which given the whole #unitedbreaksguitars thing I would never have willingly done. #
  • I'm at the airport because I'm off to Seattle to see @serenangai at @geekgirlcon ! How better to celebrate Ada Lovelace day? #
  • Still queuing…. Apparently typical delay is 8 hours. I guess @jon_zulawski is right when he says he's never traveling with me! #
  • "Everybody has 5.5 litres of blood. I am just a human being. For me everybody the same." /via @jliyi @dasymetric #
  • Over 3 hours in queue for customs… Flight is gone without me. #
  • Plane still here actually! I am on it! If connection as delayed as every other flight I've taken out of o'hare I'm in with a chance! #
  • Haha genius – a boyfriend in a bottle – /via @serenangai #
  • If you have technical interviews coming up, this looks useful! /via @karolijn #
  • Finally! (@ Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) w/ 69 others) #
  • Great talk from @Emily_huh @geekgirlcon about lolcats and the cheezeburger network. "money is only useful if you follow your dreams". #
  • "low cut kimono… But huge boobs! And she's a ninja… But she wears heals" – great panel @geekgirlcon on feminism, race and geek culture. #
  • Seeing a preview of a film @geekgirlcon in the history of the universe as told by wonder woman. It looks awesome! Want to see it in full! #

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2 thoughts on “Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-10-09

  1. Are you eligible for a nexus card? If so, that would greatly speed up the customs process for you and make traveling to Mountain View far less stressful.

    1. Haha someone asks me this every time I have a travel nightmare… no, I’m not. You have to be permanent resident or a canadian citizen. If I could get it, I would!

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