Twitter Updates for 2008-03-28

  • without warning, Live365 emails me to say I now have to pay 50% more monthly AND shorten my broadcast? Where’s my founding VIP treatment, yo #
  • escaping office / computer trance to check out Dealmaker LA and then to the Brewery for MindShare. yay. #
  • DoD accidentally sent ballistics to Taiwan. But TSA wont let nipple piercings fly. good lookin out, U.S. #
  • At Mindshare, wishing there was pizza. Inspired, but hungry. And all the girls are barefoot. #
  • @rizwank pls drive safe. U stink, my fault! #
  • @caseymckinnon ouch! one lesson from the Jewish tradition would be to put the glasses in a paper or canvas bag before smashing 😉 #
  • ugh lots of work email to parse — slowly but surely making my way down to Berkman media re:public @ Annenberg. Missing Castells tho 🙁 #
  • @kthread thats BS. file a complaint and raise hell at #
  • @sloane @mashable and also twiistup at A/C after dinn3r (or for some, Zittrain @ hhill). Get social! #
  • looking at lots of blurry dots in a preso. feels like a vision test. and y’know, @digidave kinda does look like his mickeymouse digg avatar #
  • Marc Cooper: the pro-am approach allows for better reporting, audience, and precision. independent AND accurate. Generate debate. #
  • Lunch with Southside Torey Malatia and Jon Taplin. Talkin econ of npr/pbs and cost-revs of multiplatform distribution. quietly missing 848. #
  • listening to large future of news panel w/ @zittrain, @lisawilliams, @solana, @digidave and others. @zittrain opens with Simpsons joke. heh. #
  • @rhetor it’s a Berkman Center event in conjunction with ASC #
  • Lisa Williams: "Journalism will survive the death or transformation of its major institutions… GOOG + NYT same ind." (viva la revolucion)! #
  • @lisawilliams’ slides @MRForum: #
  • Doc Searls says nobody has blogged about VRMproject’s relbutton icon. a microformat for customer/vendor #

Google Maps’ Streetview [Nearly] Completes LA

Per Zach’s post at LAist, I can now find my house on Google Streetview:


The quality of the images are much better too — here’s a great example of how ridiculous it is that my street is one-way: look at what the mailman has to do to get out the way of the Googmobile!

They did miss a couple of the smaller dead-end streets near me, but still — very cool. Now all I want is to be able to embed real-time traffic overlays!

Twitter Updates for 2008-03-27

  • I can’t stand all these lame 90’s references: "The Tonya Harding option!?!" Olbermann covered yesterday and now @jdlasica heard on ABC. cmon #
  • this is the night i left wide open to catch up on projects before a big wknd. But first I want to grill a steak and crack a bottle of wine. #
  • nice one @viss. I first saw from @drtiki – way cooler than the screenwashing boobies. (tweetscan): #
  • @Pedal grab the "bookmarklets for any browser" and drag up to bookmark toolbar on Safari — #
  • @acarvin bittorrent, like mesh networking, can be compared to a spoke-hub airline map. Postal service of the future. Kinda #
  • Att 3g running nice. 1800 down, 1050 up on Aircard while in motion on the 10. The U8810 aircard is becoming my "car-camping" moblog tool #
  • @bre first job was video rental clerk. On my 2nd day we had to dump all the Traci Lords porn. I was 14 and had no idea the significance. #
  • @bre 1983 toyota cressida. 1st wknd we camped out for Guns n Roses tickets and then immediately spun out on ice in middle of town. RWDFTL #
  • suffering through one of those FireFox CPU overloads — waiting for last two sentences to render in post and praying for no crash. Arrggh! #
  • I’m blowing off steam at HRC this a.m. To sum up in 2 words: "GO AWAY." check it out: #
  • @marcohansell yeah, GoDaddy really sux, imho. No advice for you there other than maybe try Bluehost: #
  • @baratunde AT&T’s Sierra 881 USB Aircard has been treating me right as long as in good 3G cov’g zone ~1mb up & down: #
  • sometimes it’s $5 less to fly First Class rather than coach on VirginAmerica. WTF? I may just pocket the difference and fly American #