BenTrem tweeted on 2008-10-23

  • #FireFox Noticed that some Ajaxian sites seem to disable CTRL-B (for boomarks), CTRL-H (history), CTRL-N (new window) and CTRL-T (tab)? Odd. #
  • @mastermaq Shoot, forgot all about that! @DonRiep was into that IIRC. Break a leg. #
  • How things change; looking at a handsome/functional/perky corporate site, what comes to mind: “Where’s the blog?” #
  • ReTw @cote: On Rackspace’s cloud portfolio build-out hoopla this morning: http://tinyurl.com/6c2my2 [“cloud” stuff poppin’out all over!] #
  • #insanity Two items: 10M British pounds for world landspeed record, and $79.95 for outdoor/heated pad for pets. #
  • @elasticserver “how interesting the clouds skyscape is becoming” is what I know; “how big virtualization has become” is what I’m lookin’for. #
  • @ChrisLaBossiere Canada Content rules are socialist hunh. (Who, me keep score?!) #
  • @judell Oh gosh no, not mutually exclusive. Hence my “default” thought; if blurb is null then Faviki et al &tc. #
  • /me trying to summon up resentment as TBJays are introduced. #sox #
  • ReTw @nytimes: His Theory? Color Chaos http://tinyurl.com/6rqv9a #
  • ReTw @mvizdos: ImplementingScrum Spinal Tap. Without a Lumbar Puncture. Painful?: http://tinyurl.com/6cmyem [simply brilliant] #
  • Number of effective bunts seen so far: 0. #
  • Now you gotta take note: I picked Phillies … I did, honest. #
  • @Furrier Nice. I had to work to get my kidz enthused by C=64. ;-) cheers #
  • ReTw @Intentdotcom: Top 10 Reasons Why Tina Fey Is More Qualified than Sarah Palin http://tinyurl.com/5usutj #
  • ReTw @JamesOReilly: A sort-of encouraging world economics piece by Martin Wolf in FT: http://tinyurl.com/5dwnaq [think piece] #
  • @TheFix 1 voice heard from. ;) #
  • Excrutiating … sometimes, reality just bites. > http://tinyurl.com/6lxwj7 < #
  • Baseball viewership breaking records; last game Rays/Sox one of the most viewed of all time. #
  • “left wing conspiracy”> Alaska funded Palin kids’ travel > http://is.gd/4ANh < #
  • @al3x “Old editors” … how many folk realize power of WordPerfect 5.1 macro language. Awesome. Used it MIL-SPEC docs / change management. #
  • @mastermaq There usta be a stockyard on 96St 79thAve, by MillCreek. It reminded me of that … old memories, but not fond. ;) #
  • Third time today I’m having to reboot #Vista because Firefox2 is acting flaky / brain-damaged. #
  • @trishussey We just had a homeless count here in Redmonton. Most astonishing is number of folk with kids and no fixed address. #
  • @ChrisLaBossiere Dunno Chris … I was at CBC when CanCon was implemented (broadcast tech) … I guess that makes me a Commie. #
  • @nazgul I was sorry for Corel and for the industry that Word/GUI became de facto standard. “Battle not always to the brave” &tc. #
  • @jessethomas Mebbe it’s a cultural thing: multi-media can safely ignore folk who actually /use/ hot-keys. #
  • We got ourselves a ball game! #
  • Dear M$ – FF2 is fine now. After I re-booted #Vista. Again. Q: ever do what you do _well_? It’s a philosophical question. #philistines #
  • “[Segway] Inventor Kamen pitches tech for world’s poor” > http://snurl.com/4m8jr < [yet.another flaming socialist?] #
  • @xxdesmus Have you tried that part of OpenOffice? Inquiring minds are wondering. #
  • @StevenWalling I have my eye on this village of 150 a few miles west of Mt. Robson. !j/k #
  • @xxdesmus I thought OO included a PPT replacement. #
  • 3 – 1 Phillies against uhhh … whasat other team’s name? *delight.squirm* #
  • @JessieX A little bird here reminding you of your last dance partner. ;-) Ever think of TaiChi or something like that? #
  • @ChrisLaBossiere Giving back sounds good. As for hot-buttons like “socialist” *shrug* Reminds me of link-bait / referendum / loyalty test. #
  • @xxdesmus Oh, class, k. Think of it as professional formation then! “Your working with Xyz Corp. They use PPT. Tough it out.” Realistic! :) #
  • @CCSeed Years ago I wrote a paper on how ability to filter would strengthen trend to “Daily Me”. Self-congratulatory / self-validating. #
  • Ok, so I picked the wrong guy to drop the ball. *shrug* WFM. #
  • @trishussey Bring up total cost per person of all social services i.e. ER, ambulance, cops, &tc &tc. To be crude: full life-cycle cost. #
  • Historically conservatives have greatly contributed to social well being. Traditionally most nae-sayers have lust for punishment. #
  • @CCSeed Filter e.g. who I Follow and who not. I left some scribbled mutterings in your blog. :-) #
  • @MarkDykeman M$ Vista allows you to do software equivalent of electro-shock therapy. “There is no problem. There was never a problem.” #
  • Rays truly do know how to steal bases. #
  • ReTw @nytimes: The Reckoning: Struggling to Keep Up as the Crisis Raced On http://tinyurl.com/5jkb9d [Oligarchs’ power struggle?] #
  • Hard cases may make for bad law, but hard times sure do make for good reading! Can’t keep up. > http://snurl.com/4mado < “Ideas Defy Labels” #
  • @xxdesmus Oh! Gadzooks … self-inflicted injury / have a cigar. ;) #
  • @nazgul re “Clone mess” see @al3x “New blog post: On The Flight to Old Text Editors” > http://bit.ly/2NdIL9 < Keep supporting the good! :-) #
  • @dotBen An old pollitical saying, “Nobody wants to watch sausages being made”. heh #
  • @nazgul I never got into anything more than PINE. And will deny having admitted thusly. ;-P #
  • @CCSeed Ohhh woa, heh, no tutorial that … I wish! More just demonstration of what happens if/when you follow your nose. ;-) #
  • New to Me: WatchMojo.com “20 Dumb Things About Web 2.0” > http://snurl.com/4mb1y < #
  • @CCSeed In RainbowFamily tradition I self-identify as “fire keeper clan” … which is said to be based up-state NY. _Tashi Delek!_ #
  • Gee golly Rays are doing a lot of what I wished for! *snort / chortle* #
  • Batting is argued to be the hardest single act in sports. With sliders like that I can believe it. *w000f!* #
  • @ChrisSaad When I can do a semantic mapping of that gestalt flip I will be one very very happy puppy. #
  • @laut SuperStore (where I bought this little Dell) was the same way; buddy dialed up the Dell site to show me specs! #
  • New to me (via email): Mark Bichard “Emergence of Normativity” > http://bickhard.ws/ < #emergence #
  • @CCSeed Hi – @nazgul _et al_ got @sixdeaftaxis (Brian Holt Hawthorne) following me; seemed I should introduce you two. #
  • Note to self: raise price/hr by at least 25% … we gotta liberate some time. #nounism #
  • @Furrier “Whatever suits you tickles me plumb to death”. Good on yuh! And you broke off at a good time; he seemed to enjoy the session. :-) #
  • “We Make Videos” … heh. They do! > http://www.commoncraft.com < #
  • #firefox Does the JS in “Add to Favorites” fail with you too? FF2 > http://www.watchmojo.com/mojosupreme/index.php < #
  • Naa-naa-naaa-naaaaaaa! #phillies #
  • ReTw @ZDNet [I think] “IBM’s Legacy World” > http://snurl.com/4mddv < #
  • @JessieX Le’see … TaiChi / trance dancing uhhh Oh, capoeira! :-) #
  • @Furrier It was fun to watch him grapple with “cloud” and “googol” in the same paragraph! Gotta luv the inquisitiveness. ^5 #
  • ReTw @nazgul: “peeling scotch tape in vacuum creates x-rays strong enough to x-ray a finger” http://xrl.us/our9z [fundamental. like LED] #
  • @fulltimecasual uh, uh … natural inquisitiveness is damaged by pessimism / despair / cynicism. Gotta be careful w/that stuff! #
  • @trishussey Over here (petro-dollar drenched Alberta) “just folk” are having to camp out. Families in tents. see history of Silicon Valley. #
  • *shudder* Just came across a site dedicated to “social marketing”. Not “sociable”, mind you. *reel.mind* #
  • ReTw @StevenWalling: Palin spends $150K on clothes, while Obama resoles his shoes. What was that about “elitist” again? http://is.gd/4yIU #
  • “at the end of Jason letter to his subscribers he says do not repost then …” Then /nuthin’/! Who acts thusly is a blight. #
  • @mndoci In broadcasting I had to show up (solo) to turn the transmitter on at 5:25AM. Painful. #
  • ReTw @sentience: recorded a video intro http://www.sitepoint.com/books/csswrong1/ destined for YouTube. [“All You Know About CSS Is Wrong!”] #
  • #ev #biz Odd … 2nd time I get a @ not directed to me. > http://tinyurl.com/5suay3 < You doing something clever in the background? #
  • Read Information Week? Special referal offer: no catch; no charge. > http://bentrem.sycks.net/infoweek.html < No scam, no kidding. #magazine #
  • @chrisbrogan That google map /schedule mashup is pretty sweet! #
  • ReTw @mastermaq: Irrational people like this woman make me angry and scared at the same time. http://tinyurl.com/5729z4 #election08 [scary] #
  • ReTw @CyndiMasters: un loses founder to startup that will compete with Cisco at lower cost point > http://tinyurl.com/5867xj < #
  • SNL truly does do funny stuff. > http://snurl.com/4mz9r < (Q: when you observe bourgeois niceties and conventions, in the name of what God?) #
  • http://www.headconference.com/about/ … I’m fighting off “Unrealistic. Too good to be true.” #
  • “Looking for job security? Try Cobol!” > http://snurl.com/4n07c < InfoWorld.com (What’s old is new again?) #
  • @jayfresh Thanks for the pointer. GMaps is a background project for me right now. FWIW peek this; ExtJS > http://www.kreisalarm.de/drkmap/ < #
  • @shawnz I’ve always liked strong women … nothing like working alongside someone who’s “hip to my tricks” … no space for BS! ;-) #
  • ReTw @sarawinge: What do you really think? @timoreilly on Andrew Keen and his ideas http://is.gd/4Ark [Dish it, Tim!] #
  • ReTw @jamesoreilly: @nazgul Totally agree. That’s why I like Ken Matusow’s definition of economics as “quantitative psychology”. #
  • ReTw @pkedrosky: Unflattening Earth / Globalization: (Bespoke Premium) > http://tinyurl.com/5urvmq < [collapse of “globalization bubble”] #
  • Obama responds to Biden’s comment re: facing an”international crisis”. > http://snurl.com/4n13h < (news.bbc.co.uk) #
  • “Behance announces http://www.actionmethod.com … a radical approach to productivity [&tc &tc]” Mmm, ok. Nice site. Lotsa docs. Let’s see. #
  • (bis) Read Information Week? Special referal offer: no charge subscription > http://bentrem.sycks.net/infoweek.html < No scam; no kidding. #
  • @usetypography “Live Monday” … the 20th? How did it go? #
  • ReTw @ZDNetBlogs: Suit claims Google makes millions on typosquatting – http://tinyurl.com/5rllle < [I _hate_ cybersquatters; bottom-feeders] #
  • ReTw @ZDNetBlogs: Exchanging pictures to generate passwords? – > http://tinyurl.com/5dgqzv < #
  • InfoBuilders Summit ’09 > http://snurl.com/4n5vl < “A Free Standard Registration is yours if your proposal is accepted.” #
  • #canada Liberals come away from election09 19 fewer. *WTF. On who’s account? To whose benefit?!* #
  • #ElevatorPitch Call me perverse; I’ve remained active because I cannot stand by / watch as internet is co-opted / subverted to opportunism. #
  • Obama and McCain both VS Bush > http://snurl.com/4n7qj < “Jobless claims provide latest excuse to bash Bush” (MarketWatch.com) #
  • No, Greenspan, not “whether ideology is accurate or not”, but rather WHETHER YOU CLUE IN TO THE PREVAILING ACTUALITIES I.E. REALITY. </rant> #
  • Disclosure: Yes, I consider most of you painfully benighted, even when not yuppies. So: I judge. But I only condemn neo-realist sophistry. #
  • @gracerodriguez Lateral move; my boilerplate: “The situation does not require us to be heroic. The situation calls for authenticity.” #
  • No audio with video. #Vista requires me to shut down 4 apps / multiple FF tabs. M$? You suck. Paradigmatic of everything ill w/US culture. #
  • M$ – With 3Gig RAM and dual-core, #Vista performs like trash. I need more?! Really, aren’t you thriving on the shit that is rotting society? #
  • For the record, w/o equivocatino: the vast majority of my cohort are $$$ in the service of Global Gulag. (No need for conspiracy theory.) #
  • PBS News: folk leaving foreclosed homes abandon multi-$K goods. PCs, furniture, all o’that. I’m wrong about #insanity? Yaa, right. YR YR. #
  • #Vista … re-booted (Yes, yet again.) Videos are now c/w audio. (M$? You truly do suck. And I know you don’t care. So you suck more.) #
  • “Foreclosure Alley” > http://tinyurl.com/3uf6vg < Easy come, easy go? #insanity #borg #matrix #oligarchs #
  • @jimwhimpey Betcha she’s got lots of apps auto-starting. It’s a plague. #
  • LinkedIn gets $22.7M SeriesD > http://snurl.com/4n8of < Take away? Doesn’t matter if you’re lame/slow/stuhned. If you’re de facto, you win. #
  • ReTw @kcearns: If your software licensing model stipulates OS, please do us all a favour, go out of business now (we know you will anywa … #
  • How stupid is LinkedIn /really/? Go to NYTimes LI function. Click. Log in. Return. Reload. “We think you might already be registered …” #
  • @thomasknoll Got your ears up? ReTw @jowyang: New Blog Post: Job Hazards of the Community Manager > http://tinyurl.com/5th92f < #
  • Poll: Make your blog the landing page for your business? a) Sure, why not? b) Good grief of course not! #
  • @DonRiep google results show them on 20th Ave; website sez Whyte. They moved recently? #

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