I’ve seen a lot of Twitter hijacking/spam today, from people who usually don’t fall for that sort of thing. Anyone know why?
Ha, unlocked the Socialite badge on 4square: “careful or you’ll end up on Vwag w/ J Allison” Do I get bonus points for putting her on there?
RT @gaberivera: Please visit http://18.104.22.168/ if http://techmeme.com/ still isn’t working. (Rebooting *should* work too.)
RT @opendns Host provider for @twitpic and @techmeme - Softlayer- was being DDoS’ed and accidentally blocked OpenDNS. Issue is now resolved.
Are you an OpenDNS user? Can you access (1) http://techmeme.com/ and (2) http://twitpic.com/ ? Please let me know, thanks!
Nietzsche Family Circus, where philosophy class meets the funny pages: http://bit.ly/vlNE This one’s good: http://bit.ly/OsDy0
According to the NYT, Cheney wanted to use the army, not the FBI, to arrest people near Buffalo. He was desperate to be a despot, wasn’t he?
RT @Techmeme: Is AP Run By Idiots? (Erik Sherman/BNET Technology) http://bit.ly/HQpWy
Techdirt has some interesting ideas for raising revenue. Last option is a gem: http://www.techdirt.com/rtb.php
Sitting in the shade high on a hill in sunny Dolores Park, drinking prosecco & listening to the San Francisco Symphony play Romeo & Juliet.
Amazon makes 1984 an un-book: http://bit.ly/W2gyL
Also will be interesting to see if TechCrunch can be scooped on any Twitter-related stories going forward.
RT @fromedome: Will be interesting to see if TechCrunch is still on Twitter’s suggested-follow list after this one.
Google might have top chefs. But can their chefs also code? RT @gaberivera: On the menu at Techmeme’s all hands lunch: http://bit.ly/1i0dmD
FBI vs PrankNet. Main lesson? Social engineering can convince a hotel manager to crash an 18-wheeler into the lobby: http://bit.ly/14XzJE
Submitted my SXSW panel idea yesterday. Turned in yours yet? You have until 11:59pm Central Time tonight! http://panelpicker.sxsw.com/
Not sure why I’m up this early on a Saturday. Oddly, “I Just Don’t Know What To Do With Myself” is stuck in my head. Seems appropriate.
Solved my “What do I do with all this time” dilemma by going back to sleep. Now: Farmer’s market!
There’s a woman walking around the Mission with a sock on one foot and a glove on the other.
Spent almost as much on buttons as I did for the coat they’re going on.
Heading down south for the Annual Sycophant’s Ball
RT @JuliaAngwin: B Gates: no comment on Google OS. Walking behind him, E Schmidt: “better if you not comment,” then shake hands. #sunvalley
Is the official Google blog post announcing Chrome OS acting wacky for anyone else? Seem to be getting a Blogger error page every other time
Not sure if you’ve heard, but Google has some news today: http://bit.ly/16xAoJ
It’s so strange to Google a piece of trivia, start to read the first result, think it seems familiar, then notice your own 2-year-old byline
Zuckerberg skipped last year: RT @kenli729: Facebook’s mark zuckerberg finally spotted. Twitter’s evan williams alone, in shades. #sunvalley
RT @salsop: Did Paul Allen just arrive in SF, or some other rich guy with a helicopter on the back of his boat? http://twitpic.com/9pmk3
Was Michael Jackson the victim of a zombie attack? Daily Mirror reports that he is being buried without his brain. http://bit.ly/yXC8R
Cisco CEO John Chambers goes duck calling in a possible viral video for the (Cisco-owned) Flip Cam via @nytimesbits: http://bit.ly/FHjkH
So who did the PR for Andreessen Horowitz?
Looks like journo-focused site Mediaite is getting slammed its first day out of the gate. Congrats to @rachelsklar et. al. for the launch!
Celebrating Independence Day with baseball and family - catching a Giants game with cousins galore. Next up: Barbecue. Happy 4th, everyone!
Have an Awesome idea? The Awesome Foundation wants to give you $1000 to help bring it to fruition: http://awesomefoundation.org/
Watch out @bcaulfield, Fake Steve is onto you: http://bit.ly/wyjR3
Live in San Francisco? Tempted to move here? Read this post from @mat and learn how to appreciate life in the City: http://bit.ly/guipS