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June 2009 - page 2

Stream o' consciousness for June 21st

in me, Me, ME!
blog (feed #1)
3:06am via orrenmedia.com
twitter (feed #10)
If it’s daylight, I must be waiting on service from AT&T. #fb [#]
8:09am via Twitter
blog (feed #1)
11:17am via orrenmedia.com
twitter (feed #10)
Customer service at scale, part I: Why I’m an Apple customer for life http://is.gd/17ror [#]
11:22am via Twitter
googlereader (feed #8)
11:43am via Google Reader
twitter (feed #10)
When a national story should go local: http://bit.ly/RInOWi [#]
1:06pm via Twitter
twitter (feed #10)
@LevelTen_Colin tweetie. But I prefer tweetdeck [#]
3:42pm via Twitter
lastfm (feed #4)
Listened to 17 songs.
3:45pm via Last.fm
twitter (feed #10)
@jeffjarvis Read it Later is what I use. Has iPhone app too. [#]
4:02pm via Twitter
twitter (feed #10)
Great evening’s sail! http://twitpic.com/7z4tc [#]
10:37pm via Twitter
twitter (feed #10)
@vedo still not sure. We’re thinking about "The Appellation." [#]
12:13am via Twitter

Customer service at scale, part I: Why I'm an Apple customer for life

in Gadgets

Image lifted from The Iphone Blog
Image lifted from The Iphone Blog

Yes, I can probably be classified as an Apple fanboy. But if you know me, you know my allegiance doesn’t come easy. For my purposes, Apple produces the best computer and phone technology available. But there are lots of companies that produce good technology — It is my human interactions with Apple that make me a loyalist. My experience in buying the new 3G S Iphone is one of, if not the most memorable I’ve had: Keep Reading

Stream o' consciousness for June 20th

in me, Me, ME!
blog (feed #1)
3:12am via orrenmedia.com
twitter (feed #10)
@DFWMedia1 Like Messrs. Bartles and Jaymes, we thank you for your support. [#]
7:57am via Twitter
twitter (feed #10)
Love when contemporary artist writes classic country song. Chuck Mead: "She Got the Ring; I got the Finger" #fb [#]
9:03am via Twitter
twitter (feed #10)
@adamstrickland Cool. Contact me mikeorren @ pegasusnews.com or 214-514-4710. Can you send links to apps you’ve worked on? Thanks! [#]
10:52am via Twitter
twitter (feed #10)
RT @pegasusnews: Hey there DFW! Here is this weeks Garage Sale listings shttp://tinyurl.com/9fofxy [#]
5:37pm via Twitter

Stream o' consciousness for June 19th

in me, Me, ME!
blog (feed #1)
3:10am via orrenmedia.com
twitter (feed #10)
Did movie soundtrack music videos really need their own channel? #uverse [#]
7:48am via Twitter
twitter (feed #10)
@jdunck I’d actually watch showtunes channel. [#]
8:33am via Twitter
twitter (feed #10)
RT @sblaskovich: Words of wisdom from my Jazzercise instructor: If you don’t squeeze it, who will? [#]
9:57am via Twitter
googlereader (feed #8)
11:01am via Google Reader
googlereader (feed #8)
12:14pm via Google Reader
twitter (feed #10)
The history of information: http://is.gd/15txw [#]
12:15pm via Twitter
twitter (feed #10)
@iPhoneDevDallas We’re potentially looking for a freelance iPhone dev @pegasusnews . Can’t make it tonight, but can you make known? [#]
12:40pm via Twitter
generic (feed #6)
1:52pm via Generic
lastfm (feed #4)
Listened to 28 songs.
2:07pm via Last.fm
twitter (feed #10)
Indeed, emponymously-named Band: Life IS a carnival. #fb [#]
5:39pm via Twitter
twitter (feed #10)
Shel Silverstein (via Johnny Cash) had the right auto bailout plan: "One Piece at a Time" #fb [#]
5:44pm via Twitter

Stream o' consciousness for June 18th

in me, Me, ME!
blog (feed #1)
3:03am via orrenmedia.com
twitter (feed #10)
@therefore check ups again. Status will change to held for Friday at shipper request. [#]
4:37am via Twitter
twitter (feed #10)
Awake at 4:30 for no good reason. Gonna regret later. [#]
4:42am via Twitter
twitter (feed #10)
@mikebullock iPhone tweetdeck crashing. But when working, awesome. [#]
4:50am via Twitter
twitter (feed #10)
Stale office cookies and lukewarm coffee for breakfast. Who says New Media doesn’t practice the Old Journalistic Ways? [#]
9:56am via Twitter
googlereader (feed #8)
9:57am via Google Reader
twitter (feed #10)
Good news for FB friends who don’t enjoy my geeky Twitter posts Switched apps & update is selective now. If you miss, twitfollow @mikeorren [#]
10:10am via Twitter
twitter (feed #10)
Loving Tweetdeck function — switched after using their awesome iPhone app. Miss aesthetics of Lounge. Must Air apps be ass-ugly? [#]
10:20am via Twitter
twitter (feed #10)
@mikebullock only the iphone app. I restarted phone and now seems ok. [#]
11:17am via Twitter
twitter (feed #10)
@huntleypaton some drinks I just don’t tweet so widely 😉 [#]
11:18am via Twitter
twitter (feed #10)
@ajkeen: @PhilipHotchkiss: also ask why not port iPhone version to mac. Much better than Adobe Air. [#]
11:53am via Twitter
twitter (feed #10)
@jdunck dropped tweetie like a hot potato. [#]
12:52pm via Twitter
twitter (feed #10)
@scottkarp Mine also says prep to ship. Getting antsy. [#]
2:20pm via Twitter
twitter (feed #10)
"The iphone cannot be updated at this time b/c the activation server is temporarily unavailable." [#]
3:08pm via Twitter
lastfm (feed #4)
Listened to 36 songs.
4:06pm via Last.fm
twitter (feed #10)
@anthonymartinez sena iPhone case doubles as wallet FTW. [#]
7:14pm via Twitter
twitter (feed #10)
@anthonymartinez oops. Ignore last one. [#]
7:15pm via Twitter
twitter (feed #10)
@scottkarp sena iPhone case that doubles as wallet FTW. [#]
7:19pm via Twitter
twitter (feed #10)
@anthonymartinez I haven’t updated for cut paste yet ;-). I believe it is senacases.com [#]
7:27pm via Twitter
twitter (feed #10)
Summer officially here. Pool felt soupy tonight for first time this summer. #fb [#]
11:25pm via Twitter

Stream o' consciousness for June 17th

in me, Me, ME!
blog (feed #1)
8:09am via orrenmedia.com
googlereader (feed #8)
8:48am via Google Reader
twitter (feed #10)
@kevinpatrick w/ you on Balsamiq. Using it for a site redesign now and it’s made the process tons faster. [#]
9:30am via Twitter
twitter (feed #10)
@old97s Violent Femmes: "American Music" [#]
3:33pm via Twitter
lastfm (feed #4)
Listened to 79 songs.
5:41pm via Last.fm
twitter (feed #10)
She tells me re: trevail of coworker getting wrong ccard at club last night. Me: read on blog via twitter from npaper critic #worldtoosmall [#]
9:41pm via Twitter
twitter (feed #10)
If you don’t retweet this, dozens of Iranian protesters will get nasty hangnails. #gullibleamericanswithtechtoysandspymovies [#]
9:43pm via Twitter
twitter (feed #10)
If Twitter had existed in 1800’s, underground railroad would have been a figment of collective imagination while slaves unaided. #iranteeets [#]
9:48pm via Twitter

Stream o' consciousness for June 16th

in me, Me, ME!
blog (feed #1)
8:08am via orrenmedia.com
twitter (feed #10)
Chinese journos coming to learn about @pegasusnews this am. But in spirit of reciprocity, what should I ask them? [#]
1:21pm via Twitter
generic (feed #6)
4:12pm via Generic
googlereader (feed #8)
4:36pm via Google Reader
generic (feed #6)
6:59pm via Generic
twitter (feed #10)
@ckrewson I don’t think you can argue $10m is for low-traffic sites themselves. IF justified, is $ for platform. IF. [#]
7:39pm via Twitter
generic (feed #6)
7:53pm via Generic
twitter (feed #10)
RT @JoostTX New way of sounding intellectually arrogant…"Yes, I read The Economist, but only on Twitter" [#]
8:55pm via Twitter
twitter (feed #10)
@JoostTX No, you have to make that one last! 😉 [#]
8:56pm via Twitter
twitter (feed #10)
Nightly plans now completely under control of: http://bit.ly/tzivW
. Looks like we [#]
8:57pm via Twitter
twitter (feed #10)
Nightly plans now completely under control of: http://bit.ly/tzivW
. Looks like we’ll be out a lot this week. [#]
8:58pm via Twitter
lastfm (feed #4)
Listened to 41 songs.
9:14pm via Last.fm
twitter (feed #10)
Wonder what % of suddenly-passionate US twitterers knew a week ago that Iran was holding elections and/or vote themselves? [#]
10:06pm via Twitter
twitter (feed #10)
@therefore You’re even more cynical than I am. I would have said 5%. [#]
10:12pm via Twitter
twitter (feed #10)
…For many, twitter/fb about Iran is akin to joining Amnesty Int’l in high school just ‘cos that cute/cool/crunchy girl was there. [#]
10:18pm via Twitter
twitter (feed #10)
@therefore crunchy like granola [#]
11:31pm via Twitter
twitter (feed #10)
I remember cute/cool/crunchy girls… most of my politcal/social ideology was formed by the chance a kanoodle with them (via @JoostTX) [#]
11:33pm via Twitter
twitter (feed #10)
So far lake trips are about .500 sailing vs. rerigging. I think we’re beating the odds. [#]
1:42am via Twitter
twitter (feed #10)
Why is everyone down on CNN? The Daily Show failed to cover Irandecision 09 all weekend! [#]
3:09am via Twitter
twitter (feed #10)
Pipe down Long Island. Texas has patent on crazy secession talk (TM). [#]
3:12am via Twitter
twitter (feed #10)
@anthonymartinez Would make supplies of Axe Body Spray dangerously low. (ok, I stole that from Daily Show) [#]
3:15am via Twitter

Stream o' consciousness for June 14th

in me, Me, ME!
blog (feed #1)
3:01am via orrenmedia.com
twitter (feed #10)
@Pokerati there’s a coffee place in Houston that lets you order by Twitter. [#]
8:49am via Twitter
twitter (feed #10)
Blue Shoe Bluesfest II in Colleybille today 1 [#]
8:55am via Twitter
twitter (feed #10)
Hmm. Let’s try this again. Blue Shoe Bluesfest II in Colleyville today. [#]
8:57am via Twitter
twitter (feed #10)
@gapingvoid Great blues fest not three miles from you, if your layover is long blueshoelive.com [#]
8:31pm via Twitter

Stream o' consciousness for June 13th

in me, Me, ME!
blog (feed #1)
3:00am via orrenmedia.com
twitter (feed #10)
RT @pegasusnews Mike B. says it’s a monster weekend for garage sales in DFW: http://is.gd/ZS9M [#]
9:49am via Twitter
twitter (feed #10)
@magnus72 About to publish. Telling them your house, OK? [#]
9:58am via Twitter
twitter (feed #10)
WooT! Ben Folds w/ DSO!: http://is.gd/ZWtd (And I learned about it from ad on @pegasusnews) [#]
11:22am via Twitter
twitter (feed #10)
@bretthoerner QSB also controls iTunes. Lead dev is the Quicksilver guy [#]
12:06pm via Twitter
twitter (feed #10)
@therefore Thanks! Looking forward to it! [#]
3:52pm via Twitter
twitter (feed #10)
RT @mikebullock Hey DFW there are over 300 garage sales for your shopping pleasure this weekend! http://tinyurl.com/9fofxy [#]
4:04pm via Twitter
twitter (feed #10)
@amuse Can’t name file on photo shot on iPhone. Put code in subject line? [#]
4:32pm via Twitter
twitter (feed #10)
RT @Media_Law Companies Hosting 3rd-Party Content Beware: Promises Can Get You in Trouble – Read more at http://is.gd/10aHg [#]
4:45pm via Twitter
twitter (feed #10)
For a brief shining moment I thought today was new iPhone day. Instead it’s just crummy no-analog-signal day. #geekholidays [#]
4:51pm via Twitter
lastfm (feed #4)
Listened to 54 songs.
4:53pm via Last.fm
twitter (feed #10)
Questioning wisdom of all telecom eggs in 1 basket. #AT&T is biggest bill besides mortgage. No phn, net, tv for 2+ days (nonstorm). Cell ok. [#]
6:56pm via Twitter
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