Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

The below is an off-site archive of all tweets posted by @stilgherrian ever

April 2008

Teh irony! CeBIT Sydney emails keep coming, even tho registrations are as high now, 3 weeks out, as they were on Day 1 of conf last year.

via Twitter Web Client

@jackienopants You write about alcomahol? OK, I must follow you… [joy]

via Twitter Web Client in reply to jackienopants

Linux on iPod 3rd generation… someone here had done that. Who was it? Please DM, I have a very tiny question to ask.

via Twitter Web Client

@jedwhite How to stop vendors giving sales pitches at unconferences? Audience just (politely) walks out. Solved! No-one’s chaining them.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to jedwhite

A quote from the slush pile: “Once you pull his pin, Mr Grenade is no longer your friend.”

via Twitter Web Client

The BBC says “Asian vultures could be extinct within 10 years.” http://tinyurl.com/59cp9k There’s a niche for sacked NSW ALP politicians!

via Twitter Web Client

@mpesce Retweet @abcnews: Iemma poll plummet ‘not good’, Watkins comments. http://tinyurl.com/49kbzz Battle lines being drawn, it seems.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to mpesce

@mpesce Watkins probably IS next in line, but my gut feeling is that “next in line” won’t be enough to avoid a bloody spill at ALP Council.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to mpesce

@Nickhodge @mpesce I’ll be surprised if Morris Iemma is still Premier NSW after Saturday. Della-Bosca was seen getting new haircut, suit.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to NickHodgeMSFT

@mpesce @bck The OS X iSync to phones is the same iSync tool as to sync with .Mac. EVERYTHING IS TEH ISYNC!

via Twitter Web Client in reply to mpesce

Whew! I’ve worked through most of the job ticket backlog. Another hour and I’ll be able to think about what was actually planned for today.

via Twitter Web Client

@SilkCharm Heh! The busy life of a silk-clad lady… I am jealous. ;)

via Twitter Web Client in reply to SilkCharm

@SilkCharm World of Warcraft b0rked, eh? I guess that means YOU’LL HAVE TO DO SOME FUCKIN WORK! :P [ducks]

via Twitter Web Client in reply to SilkCharm

Performing triage on 30 job tickets, some of which were filed up to 2 weeks ago. Erk. There goes the next couple of hours.

via Twitter Web Client

Uhoh. My business’ job tracking system has been failing to collect new emails for… how long? How many clients are angry? Find out soon…

via Twitter Web Client

Emerges into Thursday, and May, but still 2008. It’s best not to change too many things at once.

via Twitter Web Client

If confused by me &a@mpesceesce before, see feral goldfish at http://is.gd/asR & hallucinating goldfish at http://is.gd/asQ … see you in May!

via Twitter Web Client

Retweet @mpesce: “Twitter: A cross between a Salon de la Pensee and a fight breaking out at a Canadian Hockey Game. In Quebecois.”

via Twitter Web Client

@mpesce It’s just my Aussie false modesty. I’m actually very happy with “feral goldfish”. Sadly I am only Google #23 for that search term.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to mpesce

@mpesce “Possibly one of the greatest metaphors of the 21st century”? Now I must ask: “What are you smoking? CAN YOU GET ME SOME???”

via Twitter Web Client in reply to mpesce

@mpesce Nice strategy tho. “CeBIT, you are spammers, FOAD. Can haz free tix?” They had already read my blog before I emailed.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to mpesce

@mpesce OK, so “feral goldfish” was not my best metaphor… CeBIT may still give me a conference pass. :P

via Twitter Web Client in reply to mpesce

@fanbloodytastic “If a horse races in a forest, and there’s no-one there to bet on it, did the horse really race?”

via Twitter Web Client in reply to anthonydever

That pronouncement “from” whitefolk? I meant “about” whitefolk. Since the Twitterverse is universally intelligent I know you worked it out.

via Twitter Web Client

I have been at the gym the gym I said not just drinking with @SnarkyPlatypus the gym yes honestly would I lie to you?

via Twitter Web Client

@andrewbarnett No that pronouncement from whitefolk was from @SnarkyPlatypus. He is a complete knut tho.

via Twitter Web Client

Overheard: “I dont trust white people’s judgement. Youse all look old.”

via Cloudhopper

Off to King St, Newtown, for the gym the gym I said not just going drinking with @SnarkyPlatypus the gym yes honestly would I lie to you?

via Twitter Web Client

Back at my desk, performing inbox-zero procedures before I meet @SnarkyPlatypus at a gym/gin joint.

via Twitter Web Client

Lovely afternoon, but phone battery is (almost) teh FAIL. No comms may be a bonus.

via Cloudhopper

Rubbish bins might be full of teh terrorisms, can’t be too careful… [gone]

via Twitter Web Client

Enjoying a magnificent autumn day in North Sydney before plunging into an office. Will post pics of the harbour later.

via Twitter Web Client

Are street numbers some sort of state secret in North Sydney?

via Twitter Web Client

En route to North Sydney to chat with client about boosting website traffic, building community etc. Meeting is at 1300. Then to Oxford St.

via Twitter Web Client

@jackienopants “i write, live and love alcohol,” eh? My kind of girl! Well, if I were str8, anyway…

via Twitter Web Client in reply to jackienopants

New blog post: “I came for the gin, I stayed for the social revolution” http://is.gd/afF Television really was the drug of a nation.

via Twitter Web Client

@purecaffeine Telling the client to dump the project is awesome. Relates to my old post, “Scaring the shit out of clients”: http://is.gd/aeF

via Twitter Web Client

@andrewbarnett “Why it’s OK to lose massive productivity for the sake of $100 extra RAM?” You had the answer before: sheer idiocy.

via Twitter Web Client

Retweet @mpesce: Vale Albert Hoffman, discoverer of LSD. http://tinyurl.com/5zx9a6

via Twitter Web Client

@bck Indeed, I’ll be just down the road a few doors at 1530. Maybe a quick coffee is in order. Stay tuned.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to bck

This morning I’ll also blog a response to this fascinating article. http://is.gd/9le Wikipedia just a drop in the ocean, TV execs clueless.

via Twitter Web Client

Wed plan: Desk; 1300 client meet North Sydney; 1530 install client RAM Oxford St; evening gym/dinner with @SnarkyPlatypus. Meets in there?

via Twitter Web Client

@spinopsys Cycle-shop customers would seem to be, as I’d expect, slightly ahead of the pack in accepting Peak Oil.

via Twitter Web Client

@cheyes Interesting that you never even check phone messages. I check them, but reply whenever, comparing priority with other things.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to cheyes

@breko Welcome to my Twitterworld. Hope the cockroach thing works out.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to breko

@spinopsys Are we really at the “bargaining” stage of accepting Peak Oil? I thought it was still at stage 1, “denial”. http://is.gd/abT

via Twitter Web Client

@The_Rooster HI and welcome to my Twitterworld. I think I know how I blipped up… ;) The word “podcast” by any chance?

via Twitter Web Client in reply to The_Rooster

Retweet @allisonr: More solid numbers about the true size & impact of Twitter. http://is.gd/aad

via Twitter Web Client

@cait Thanks for the confirmation that my podcast thoughts are on the right track. http://is.gd/9X9

via Twitter Web Client in reply to cait

Emerging, and some widget on my computer says “Fine, cold early.” Correct. I’ll feel more fine after suitable alkaloids.

via Twitter Web Client

@ApostrophePong will kill me if I don’t make dinner NOW. Meanwhile, evolving thoughts about my podcast. Comments please! http://is.gd/9X9

via Twitter Web Client in reply to ApostrophePong

@purecaffeine “Professional Networking Cards” sounds… awkward. Why not just say, “my card”? Does it need any more qualifiers than that?

via Twitter Web Client

@purecaffeine Non-business cards were “calling cards” in Victorian Era. If you visited when householder was out, you’d leave a card.

via Twitter Web Client

@kcarruthers “Trust comes from relationship & authenticity - so some bloggers will build that kind of relationship with people” Hear hear!

via Twitter Web Client in reply to kcarruthers

@mpesce I did Computing Science. If you did that too you could become like me, wouldn’t THAT be good? ;)

via Twitter Web Client in reply to mpesce

@andrewbarnett It’s people like you what causes unrest!

via Twitter Web Client

@Fifikins has just declared it Gin O’Clock, should anyone need that information.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to Fifikins

@ApostrophePong The chef’s name is Jim, and h knows what he’s doing. All should b good for Eurovision4Geeks on Sunday 25 May. ;)

via Twitter Web Client in reply to ApostrophePong

@acatinatree Acupuncture *increases* breast size? I thought the needles would, y’know, burst them boobies. Not that I’m an expert.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to acatinatree

@mpesce “Hello, my name is Pandora. Would you like to choose the money or the box?”

via Twitter Web Client in reply to mpesce

@ApostrophePong Changed menu at Kelly’s On King? Is the Pub Grub acceptable?

via Twitter Web Client in reply to ApostrophePong

Message to universe: If it’s important enough to phone me about, it’s important enough to leave a message.

via Twitter Web Client

@mpesce That’s precisely what @leslien and I were talking about: Apache on Nokia. Seems a great way to lose what little bandwidth you have.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to mpesce

@leslien says “You could host your blog in your pants. that’s got to be pretty compelling.” Agreed!

via Twitter Web Client

@leslien Do I WANT to turn my phone into a web server? ;) Still, for Nokia/Apache fans I’ll retweet link: http://tinyurl.com/6rsbv9

via Twitter Web Client

Straw poll: Is surveying people on “How many times do you log on a week?” a relevant measure any more? Or on “pages viewed”?

via Twitter Web Client

@Nickhodge I saw @mpesce run Apache on his Nokia N95 some weeks back, he said he was going to try the rest of the LAMP stack.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to NickHodgeMSFT

@Nickhodge I also think today’s First Dog on the Moon cartoon is truly inspired. Shame it’s still behind the paywall. ;)

via Twitter Web Client in reply to NickHodgeMSFT

ACMA Comms Report 2006-07 released yesterday. http://is.gd/9TF Apparently social media use up, TV down. Surprised? Lotsa (now-old) numbers.

via Twitter Web Client

Running Java update on an old computer. Dialog boasts “Java is found everywhere…” Yeah, like herpes.

via Twitter Web Client

Analysis of Microsoft’s (potential) hostile takeover of Yahoo! by Marc Andreessen, Netscape founder & venture capital guy. http://is.gd/9DJ

via Twitter Web Client

Client leaves with spam filters turned on and operational, joy level increased. Such simple pleasures… I think that calls for tea.

via Twitter Web Client

@allisonr Cheers! Now I just have to figure out how to *achieve* the 4-day week. And in just what number system I’d be 22yo. ;)

via Twitter Web Client in reply to allisonr

I’ve decided! Starting next week I will adopt a 4-day working week. First “day off” is Friday 9 May, my, erm, 22nd [cough] birthday.

via Twitter Web Client

This can’t be fucking Twitter Fuck Day, you fucktards! You haven’t given enough fucking time to fucking well plan it, you fucking cunts!

via Twitter Web Client

@mpesce I loved your live commentary from the SA Govt conference today. It’d edit up to make an excellent essay about how behind they are.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to mpesce

Retweet @jjprojects: I saw this funny book in the weekend called “Fuck this book”. Here’s the site http://fuckthiswebsite.c…

via Twitter Web Client

Down-tools time as far as clients go. Reading & writing & chatting before @ApostrophePongophePong promised to do something with a chicken.

via Twitter Web Client

@acatinatree I’m reading your tweets to decide if you’re a boy cat or girl cat. I still cannot decide, but I know that you write words good.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to acatinatree

Failing to do creative client work today. I always fail that on a Monday. Time to rearrange the week!

via Twitter Web Client

@mspecht “MS PowerPoint” == Multiple Sclerosis PowerPoint?

via Twitter Web Client in reply to mspecht

@acatinatree If clients NEED it TODAY and can’t wait 24 hours, it’s their problem. Should have planned ahead. Took me ages to learn that.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to acatinatree

The DPP explains why charges against The Chaser crew were dropped. http://is.gd/9wx good, clearly-written legal reasoning.

via Twitter Web Client

@acatinatree I think it’s about having the strength to say “No”. “I’m already booked out that day, can we do Tuesday instead?”

via Twitter Web Client in reply to acatinatree

@acatinatree 4 day working week? Just do it! Read material linked from here: http://is.gd/9wj Works for 37signals.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to acatinatree

@willhughes “Web 2.0” is indeed a similar thing, though I have to be careful what I say ‘cos @SilkCharm is watching… Ssssh!

via Twitter Web Client in reply to willhughes

@mpesce “Web 3.0” is a wank-work used by people who need to give the impression that they know more than you do because, really, they don’t.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to mpesce

I just got a “Dear Bloggers” email from CeBIT. Has anyone heard of CeBIT before? Maybe they should send more emails to make sure we know.

via Twitter Web Client

@Nickhodge Checking off Monday’s to-do list… “Subvert the hierarchy”… done! [Pats self on back]

via Twitter Web Client in reply to NickHodgeMSFT

My previous two tweets are not related in any way.

via Twitter Web Client

@andrewbarnett Yes, opt-out organ donation. People can USE organs once your “spirit” (whatever that is) departs. Burying meat is pointless.

via Twitter Web Client

@RichardGiles Emergency Porn is why they invented 16GB USB memory devices: 3 x feature-length filth vids in your pocket!

via Twitter Web Client in reply to RichardGiles

Organ donor registration form has been completed. [Insert obvious lame jokes here, and then move on.]

via Twitter Web Client

@mpesce They’re pimping email eh? Next they’ll extol the virtues of the horseless carriage and that new petroleum oil for lighting.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to mpesce

CeBIT Sydney has *another* “exclusive limited offer” of 100 free exhibition passes. That don’t sound so fuckin’ exclusive. Spammy cunts.

via Twitter Web Client

@mpesce You’re in a city full of repressed middle-class control freaks, and you’re telling them have no control? Will you get out alive?

via Twitter Web Client in reply to mpesce

Retweet @ssharwood: Lou Reed marries Laurie Anderson! http://tinyurl.com/6eu8nv Earth implodes. Film at 11.

via Twitter Web Client

Quote outta my slush pile: “Hong Kong, what a shit of a city! Full of skyscrapers and washing.”

via Twitter Web Client

@andrewbarnett Well, “chicken” IS another word used alongside “twink” and “bear”, at least in 1970s, but we’ll choose not to go there today.

via Twitter Web Client

@acatinatree Welcome to my Twitterworld. May you survive my sense of humour, or at least die gloriously in the attempt.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to acatinatree

@andrewbarnett That’s my quote du jour: “We’re not here to fuck chickens, boyo!” Useful in so many circumstances.

via Twitter Web Client

@bck Sorry, what are you doing with these “email chickens” of which you speak? Do they lay eggs, or are they for cooking? Or bed-fun? ;)

via Twitter Web Client in reply to bck

Cleaners being 1hr+ late annoying. Can’t start proper brainwork until sounds of vacuum cleaners go away, but they have yet to start.

via Twitter Web Client

@Nickhodge I am interested in your ideas re MSM and would like to subscribe to your newsletter.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to NickHodgeMSFT

There’s a specific German word for the process of opinion- and agenda-forming, anyone know what it is? [mental block]

via Twitter Web Client

@garthk Yes, Celltx as the film/AV pre-prod tool http://is.gd/9P9 and Scrivener as the writer’s tool http://is.gd/6Tv … ahead of ya!

via Twitter Web Client in reply to garthk

@cait I don’t listen to “many”, more a select few. Time constraints. My focus as broadcaster was always live, that’s what I want to explore.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to cait

@cait Fear not! I shall listen to your show this week, as well as many others. ;) [Click. “Global Geek Podcast” goes into iTunes.]

via Twitter Web Client in reply to cait

Maybe technically it’s Ustream to get live input, but separately record high-quality audio and post-sync for archived version. [shrugs]

via Twitter Web Client

@cait I’ve also noted that podcasts sound either like ABC Radio National (people talking to themselves), or worst of community (ditto).

via Twitter Web Client in reply to cait

@cait As a former ABC radio guy, I DO appreciate attention to audio, trust me! I’m brainstorming this week, and your comments noted…

via Twitter Web Client in reply to cait

@garthk CamTwirl allows me to mix in pics/video of things I’m talking about… tho thoughts are very much still evolving this week.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to garthk

@garthk Current thinking is CamTwirl/Ustream for main feed, Skype for inbound voice. Will decide Monday, re-assess after pilot 8 eps.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to garthk

@cait Poor audio in Ustream etc will pass. The interactivity *during* the conversation is important. Perhaps “live to tape” is a better tag?

via Twitter Web Client in reply to cait

@cait Is it still podcasting if the focus is “live”? Yes, 8 x weekly eps as a trial in May/June. http://is.gd/9kB

via Twitter Web Client in reply to cait

@deanlk I’ll report my podcasting progress in detail. It’ll be interesting to see how my traditional broadcaster’s mind makes the change.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to deanlk

@deanlk Re me blogging “right mix of geekery and Aust news & politics”, ta! It’s a geek’s perspective, “how it works”, on those issues.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to deanlk

@andrewbarnett Still, business managers who don’t understand computers by now are “incompetent”, as I’ve written before: http://is.gd/9Nz

via Twitter Web Client

@andrewbarnett While I admire direct and honest communication, I suspect that telling the client he’s stupid will not win me the job.

via Twitter Web Client

I am still trying to remember the specific German word for the process of political agenda- and opinion-formation. I hate memory loss.

via Twitter Web Client

@pfanderson Thanks. I try to make tweets relevant or at least amusing for people who don’t know the context. A good discipline, I reckon.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to pfanderson

Challenge: Explain recommended choice of CRM system, SaaS over in-house serving etc, when key decision-maker has NEVER used a computer.

via Twitter Web Client

Tues plan: Easy client-work desk day: CRM implementation plan, spam filtering, extranet re-structure; invoicing; evening open.

via Twitter Web Client

How many tasteless jokes can be made here? “Beijing’s Exclusive Penis Restaurant”. Yes, what I said. http://is.gd/9M9 [Thanks, Richard.]

via Twitter Web Client

@pfanderson Hello and welcome to my Twitterworld. Please observe all safety precautions. (I think you’ll need them this week, it’s weird.)

via Twitter Web Client in reply to pfanderson

@garthk I have looked for the mouse. I have found it. It looks interesting and it shall be investigated this afternoon. Ta.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to garthk

Emerging into cold, clear morning light to resist the sirens’ call. The sirens are ragged today. Their song is weak. No lashing is required.

via Twitter Web Client

I think it’s well past my bedtime, given that @ApostrophePong and I both have early starts tomorrow, in our separate ways. [evaporates]

via Twitter Web Client

@cait well there goes @jjprojects theory that he’d lose followers for swearing.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to cait

@deanlk Welcome yet another stalker! Wow so much attention today, even omitting the spammers. What did I do to deserve this?

via Twitter Web Client in reply to deanlk

@dekrazee1 Twitter ha disabled your browser’s keyboard shortcuts as part of that censorship attempt, and the JavaScript has buggered Gmail.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to dekrazee1

I just realised that Getting Things Done HAS to reduce your inbox to zero content, otherwise the cat doesn’t have anywhere to sleep.

via Twitter Web Client

@pronoiapierce Oh the ███ at Twitter decided to censor high-traffic █████ if they ███. But it doesn’t work for everyone.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to melissapierce

@eztephen Ah, you also hate it when there’s a typo, even on Twitter eh?

via Twitter Web Client in reply to eztephen

I was supposed to comment on the DPP’s decision to drop charges against The Chaser team. http://is.gd/9wx But I think it’s all been said.

via Twitter Web Client

@eztephen Welcome too, an may the gods have mercy upon your ███!

via Twitter Web Client in reply to eztephen

I think I might make a few statements of relevance so that my website Twitter feed doesn’t look quite so ████.

via Twitter Web Client

@tristankenney Welcome to my Twitterworld. If oxygen is required, masks will drop form the ceiling automatically. They probably won’t work.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to tristankenney

@mpesce Twitter have started to ████ our ██ language just because we decided to run a Twitter █████ tonight! The █████!

via Twitter Web Client in reply to mpesce

@bck 移除所有的服裝,床上的樂趣。

via Twitter Web Client in reply to bck

Retweet @abcnews: British refinery strike ███████ oil price to new high. http://tinyurl.com/68xdyk

via Twitter Web Client

@Nickhodge They say it only seems to ████ when 由于天气转冷.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to NickHodgeMSFT

@Nickhodge I’m getting people █████ing about black ████ in their Twitter ██████ too, but only ████times. It doesn’t make ████.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to NickHodgeMSFT

@Fifikins ████ ███████ to ███ watermelon!

via Twitter Web Client in reply to Fifikins

@grum It’s the first annual official Twitter Fuckfest. You ███ to say fuck in every tweet.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to grum

@Nickhodge How the fuck are we ██████ to ████ the dominant paridigm if ██ won’t ████ the cunts when █, the fucktards?

via Twitter Web Client in reply to NickHodgeMSFT

What’s with the ████ ████████ that’s those ████ have █████ done?

via Twitter Web Client

AFK while mungling hard drive, then disintegrating into sleep.

via Twitter Web Client

@SnarkyPlatypus My fucking Facebook gift to you is one Damaged Blond. :P

via Twitter Web Client in reply to SnarkyPlatypus

Logo design FAIL. Or do we just have grubby minds? http://is.gd/9yZ

via Twitter Web Client

Excellent, people still find my blog by searching for “corey worthington naked” and “paul neil milne johnstone”. Chuffed.

via Twitter Web Client

@andrewbarnett Did you say King Crimson? I must perforce acknowledge you as a 21st Century Schizoid Man!

via Twitter Web Client

Retweet @abcnews: Mobile phones now outnumber Australians. http://tinyurl.com/66q3ep

via Twitter Web Client

@kcarruthers Cool, I like it when I influence people, for better or for worse. Especially when it’s fucking linguistically.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to kcarruthers

@fanbloodytastic Ta. As I say, brainstorm and explore possibilities this week, trim them back for reality of the 8x weekly eps next week.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to anthonydever

OK, time to stop talking about podcasting and do some billable hours. All input greatly appreciated! More soon.

via Twitter Web Client

@mpesce May you enjoy my home town of Adelaide, sir! I’m sure you’ll survive.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to mpesce

@allisonr Dear Miss Alison: Yes, the “random semi-related posts” is a WordPress plug-in. It’s part of Simple Tags. http://is.gd/9kH

via Twitter Web Client in reply to allisonr

@decryption I think I must follow you because you annoy @Nickhodge’s crotch.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to decryption

I’ve decided to start podcasting (finally). My initial thoughts are online. http://is.gd/9kB Comments?

via Twitter Web Client

@Akula Yes, I was wondering about “lovely” and “Microsoft Publisher” in the same sentence. ;) Mind you, I haven’t used it in ages.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to Akula

Retweet @Akula: An apt sign from a workplace bathroom (which he claims credit for). http://tinyurl.com/4zkjzy

via Twitter Web Client

@SnarkyPlatypus You need to subscribe to The Bugle podcast. 30 mins weekly of news and current affairs snarkiness. http://is.gd/50G

via Twitter Web Client in reply to SnarkyPlatypus

@mpesce If you’re in a killing mood, then Adelaide is your perfect destination, of course. Shallow graves and bank vaults are the key.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to mpesce

@textism I do like “twat” as the past tense of “tweet”, as in “Tim Bray twat the other day that…” http://is.gd/9jK Protect strong verbs!

via Twitter Web Client in reply to textism

@aDB My Twitter spew count: tweets x followers = 1660 x 165 = 273,900. That presumably means I’m not 7-digit Twitter Mafia.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to aDB

Know why WordPress dashboard fails: times out waiting to check http://tarskitheme.com for updates, when that site is down. I guess I wait.

via Twitter Web Client

Figuring out why a WordPress dashboard won’t render. Gets stuck halfway through, but was working OK earlier today.

via Twitter Web Client

Interesting RSS reader GUI: “Times” for OS X released in 5 days. Is it style over substance? Does it skew news priority? http://is.gd/9qZ

via Twitter Web Client

@trib Transparency helps. Companies’ CS performance improves when their actions are public. Transparency always helps, long term.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to trib

@leslien Yes I know, my life theme is probably “It’s people like you what causes unrest.” ;)

via Twitter Web Client

“People powered”, like “self-service” before it, means NO service. Leave it for someone else to fix. Irresponsible.

via Twitter Web Client

@paullyoung @trib Parallel to my conversation! Get Satisfaction scary: lets companies leave hard-basket to unpaid cloudworkers and rumour.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to paullyoung

@leslien Too often customer service is measured as a cost. Get them off the line fast, rather than measuring whether problem solved.

via Twitter Web Client

Customer service staff need to ask, after every call, “How did I make that person’s life better/easier?” System won’t let you? Resign now!

via Twitter Web Client

The concept of “service” is doing something to make someone’s life better/easier. Why does “customer service” usually make things harder?

via Twitter Web Client

@SnarkyPlatypus is using CAPITAL LETTERS instead of *asterisks* for emphasis in his personal emails. He must be having a c*&$ful Monday.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to SnarkyPlatypus

@garthk Thanks for the support re starting podcasting. Tech tests later this week. First episode probably 8 or 9 May. http://is.gd/9kB

via Twitter Web Client in reply to garthk

Mon plan: Mostly desk day; plan client’s CRM implementation; invoicing; plan Eurovision 4 Geeks [name?]; evening free. More detail later.

via Twitter Web Client

emerging into the wonder that is a Monday morning with 17C max predicted. There goes the long weekend.

via Twitter Web Client

Playing with OS X video switching desk software CamTwist. http://is.gd/9me My poor old PowerBook G4 is being pushed to its limits.

via Twitter Web Client

@88Michael I wasn’t recommending Big Brother. Still, it’s interesting as a psych experiment that any uni’s ethics committee would ban.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to minimalog1

@Nickhodge If you lke weird midgets you will appreciate this contestant in Big Brother 08. http://is.gd/9lL

via Twitter Web Client in reply to NickHodgeMSFT

@SnarkyPlatypus has chosen this song for the soundtrack to is life. Such class. http://is.gd/9lH

via Twitter Web Client in reply to SnarkyPlatypus

Currently plotting my podcasting debut. http://is.gd/9kB Lots of ideas, but will definitely do 8 weekly programs thru May/June, somehow.

via Twitter Web Client

Pottering at blog comments, reading, enjoying the quite, creative time of Sunday morning.

via Twitter Web Client

My review of “Fiona Hall: Force Field” at Sydney’s MCA. Witty organic sculptures etc. Plenty of links to pics. http://is.gd/9h4

via Twitter Web Client

Emerging into a clear morning, dawn just happened, sunrise 15 minutes away. I love this quiet, thoughtful time of day.

via Twitter Web Client

Australia Hotel friendless. Glenmore Hotel, The Rocks, roof garden, Margaret River SSB, many commas, one sentence.

via Twitter Web Client

Art ends at 5pm, apparrently. How 19th Century. Australia Hotel, The Rocks, next to pass on birthday cheer.

via Cloudhopper

Fiona Hall exhibit at MCA awesome, allow 1hr+ for her alone. Witty interpretations of natural forms.

via Cloudhopper

Arriving at Museum of Contemporary Art. Culture is my bitch.

via Twitter Web Client

Hey fat kid on train! Sit up straight! Stop chewing while Gameboying. Be less fat!

via Cloudhopper

@ApostrophePong and I heading to Sydney CBD, Museum of Contemporary Art, maybe Chat Thai for fewd. Mostly AFK, will check via mobile a bit.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to ApostrophePong

@leslien Hey, it’s on YouTube, of course it’s real! “Everything on the Internet is true, even the lies.”

via Twitter Web Client

@allisonr That’s TV professionalism! Taken out by a sled, but he still signed off the report. Retweet: http://twurl.nl/r42unq

via Twitter Web Client in reply to allisonr

@mpesce I love the way you always manage to bring out by bitter, cynical side… and then exceed me.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to mpesce

There’s more tweets in this month! Go up and select a date to see more ↑