Tag Archives: twitter

#BrePD: WTF

This Saturday night, I’ll be roaming the streets of Austin with a friend, who is a fine upstanding member of the Austin Police Department. Through what might be their lax judgement, once my signature is on a waiver (which probably reads about upholding the law, or what happens in case I die, or something or […]

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Four Years is a Long Tweetin’ Time…

Yesterday, I received a tweet alerting me of the anniversary of my fourth year being on Twitter.   Four years. 21,150 tweets. Following 580 people (mostly real people, and also celebrities, restaurants, & blogs I read). Being followed by 1,294 people (several real people, but mostly spambots, sexy fake Ukrainian ladies just lookin 4 good tymes, […]

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The Day Marc Summers Was Mad at Me

In the age of the internet, most of us have been bred to doubt. Doubt everything. The more you internet, the more you doubt. With my heavy web-use, that makes me a Grade A Professional Doubter. So, when “Marc Summers” replied to a random tweet I posted, of course I thought “ok, whatever, dude.” Sure, […]

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On Internet Validation

Personal validation – it’s an important thing. As much as you may like to say that you aren’t affected by what people think, you really are. Oh sure, keep your mask of indifference on in public, but you can go ahead and nod your head yes while reading this post privately, with maybe one single […]

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Perks

Recently, an awesome link came to me through my google reader. Mashable compiled a graphic of the perks of working at THE Silicon Valley tech companies (Google, Twitter, Facebook, etc). It is uh-mazing. They have tons of activities/amenities (rock climbing, massages, ping pong, Razr scooters for use in the office, Rock Band, yoga, dry cleaners, barber shop), […]

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Regarding the Internets

Ten years ago, if you had told me what a big stupid tangle of interwebs I’d be in, I would have called you an idiot and taken your name out of my cell phone… well, perhaps not to that extent, but looking at a timeline of my internet travels to see just how quickly this […]

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