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tweets for 2008-08-31

pondering writing a perl app that will print DoF tables

all the DoF formulas I’ve found just don’t specify the dimensions involved.

blah Generation Kill has recaps with inapropriate twanging guitars, totally out of tune with rest of the show

tweets for 2008-08-30

back from grocery shopping

finally found some Superia 400, 2 photo stores didn’t have it, but local hardware chain Clas Ohlson did!

NOW I get Jaiku’s email about new terms of service…

man now I’m feeling woozy

tweets for 2008-08-29

I have places to go, people to see today. Also, crawfish party tonite!

Commuter soundtrack: Aimee Mann’s “Freeway”.

going heads down

looking forward to lunch

the whole “Lloyds is pants” password saga is deeply disturbing. Why were the passwords EVER in plaintext???

hour-long meeting now, yay

Mothership SMTP server adds stupid email disclaimer to every mail it processes, including logmails and emails to users

waiting for the new shares from the employee purchasing program

party time! Alternative Ulster is as good a song as any to start off!

Wtf is sara palin and why is twitter obsessed with her?

I would have voted for Michael Palin no matter what the ticket

Alaska’s a joke state. Shades of Ted Stevens

dollar is rising fast against the SEK

Heading home after an alcohol-heavy night

“And I thought ‘whoah, Lloyd Cole city’. ’Cause she had had perfect skin”

“Rattlesnakes” is a good candidate for the greatest pop song of all time

c’mon train, move

well I do believe the tram is not running

“No Blue Skies” is the ultimate she dumped me song

tweets for 2008-08-28

played the Force Unleashed demo last night, much fun was had!

Bloomberg: ``Gustav May Rival Katrina as It Advances Toward Gulf of Mexico’’. Hey, I resent that!

compiling ffmpeg

what ruby version should I install from ports? 1.8 or 1.9?

1.8 it is!

putting my head down, avoiding the lures of IRC

I feel the tug of the non-existent irssi window in my secondary screen. Be strong, you can beat this addiction!

Autumn on its way… Sad

tweets for 2008-08-27

Overslept, still have plenty of time though. Reviewing what stuff to sell

Dang, forgot my ipod. So much harder to suffer fools

Girl across the aisle looks like a refugee from the 20s

Loving the twitter interface on WirelessIRC. Thanks @janole!

man when the audio doesn’t work as expected I get disproportionately mad

heading out to forage for sustenance, feeling naked w/o the camera

twitter, why do you hate me?

sweet little cream Fiat 500 with burgundy seats in R�örstrandsgatan. Sorry no pics, because I have no camera sob

been asked to move out of the comfort zone

stands in line at the supermarket (gusE61 on #mobitopia, chat.freenode.net)

Generation Kill looks like the first TV series in a while I’d like to follow

tweets for 2008-08-26

Not enjoying rush hour

punching in

hmm I seem to be curing my addiction to sweets

not me: “Gustav becomes a hurricane, bears down on Haiti”

Working late, on my way to Max and some fast by way of tram

tweets for 2008-08-25

#stockholm stopp på Tranebergsbron, 2 tåg står still Gullmarsplan

3rd flavour of public transport today: tram to subway (not running), bus, regional train

SL should have a twitter feed for each flavour of public transport to post stuff about outages etc

Gonna time the door to door times of subway vs bus+pendel

punching in

time for elevenses

tweets for 2008-08-24

Turns out my phone number has not been ported after all. Now I need to find the old SIM to check messages

the unreliable internet connection at home is driving me nuts

taking a pic of the dark cat lazing in the sunlight defeats my DSLR. Too much dynamic range!

tweets for 2008-08-23

testing posting from ping.fm

ping.fm does look like the bee’s knees right now

pity ping can’t subscribe to your services, I would have liked it to be a Twitter IM replacement

botanical knowledge acquired today: “tall” is Scots Pine, “gran” is Norway Spruce. Thanks, Wikipedia!

tweets for 2008-08-22

Migrating to Telenor on the mobile

my main shell box is unreachable, hence no console access to Twitter. Resorting to web interface

Carolina Klüft looks like a smaller, nicer Valkyrie

yet another Olympic disappointment for Sweden :P

new WR in 4x100m, Jamaica sets 37.10

tests WirelessIRC’s Twitter support (gusE61 on #mobitopia, chat.freenode.net)

So far, Telenor is a much more polished experience than Tele2. Getting online seems faster too

Huge queue of cars on Gamla Stan, wonder why

is stuck @ Slussen, train not moving (gusE61 on #mobitopia, chat.freenode.net)

well I’m calling it a night, gonna sleep in tomorrow and then try to get some pics from Skogskyrkogården

tweets for 2008-08-21

punching in

searching for “Olympics” on Live Search so much less useful than on Google. you’d think it would be worth to hand-tune some results

rainy today in Beijing

kerfluffle in the table tennis court

time to subscribe to McSweeney’s

tweets for 2008-08-20

punching in

I wonder if ping.fm is worth signing up for

elevenses

reading photo gear forums is making me depressed

I can haz catnap?

I’ve subscribed to a feed that fucks up Google REader. Ironically, it’sa Blogger blog

tweets for 2008-08-19

Dropped off Viking at school, feel like a coldhearted Turkish jailer

Dude across from me likes the evil shrink from Batman Begins

Dude across from me looks likes the evil shrink from Batman Begins

Complete with Boss briefcase and two cellphones

just got an “URGENT - ACTION IS REQUIRED” email from our HR VP. The reason? New email signature block. PHB alert!

that email is right now spreading FUD around the local office, increasing our workload and causing aggravation \

SVT live streaming fail

bored

tweets for 2008-08-18

Up in time, first workday in 4 weeks

clocking in

turning off out of office replies, the vacation is officially over

bah, windows updates demand a reboot!

media.svt.se/playos has a decent selection of Olympic coverage

syncing ipod for the first time in 4 weeks

on a serious Pogues jag ATM

Sanna Kallur == FAIL

enjoying the Olympic streaming experience on svt.se/os

tweets for 2008-08-17

made the mistake of opening work email

tweets for 2008-08-16

Looking for a present

On our way back from Lidingö. A good time has been had by all!

Georgia is beginning to sound like the latest in a long row of US foriegn policy disasters

caught a glimpse of the lunar eclipse

hello delicious, anyone home?

hmm seems to be a po

tweets for 2008-08-15

next up in crappy pirated summer CGI blockbusters: Hellboy 2

trying out the B&W profile on the D40

Hellboy 2 about 10,000 times better than Mummy 3

tweets for 2008-08-14

planning the day

Treating Viking to a McDonalds lunch

“Mummy 3” basically sucked

tweets for 2008-08-13

I have no clue what’s going on at the Olympics

On our way to Kulturhuset

Some big culture festival has pulled out every middleclass mom + kids to the center of town

tweets for 2008-08-12

up relatively early

Enjoying a packed lunch at the transport museum

tired

tweets for 2008-08-11

lol voip company sends me the bill in the form of a weblink, the server hosting it is down

got back 3 developed rolls… I really need AF on my DSLR :P

scattered reports about Gmail fail from random IRC channels. Works for me so far

tweets for 2008-08-09

Awake, barely. Maybe I should d/l that opening ceremony torrent….

Heading North to Djursholm to look for a friend’s grave

Playing the platform placement optimisation game at Gullmarsplan

Great, Georgia’s on a war footing. I wonder why the US hasn’t been more active in restraining its client state. Yet another miscalculation

tweets for 2008-08-08

Playing with my niece

Haha Metro reports many Telia iPhones can’t access the 3G network. I’ve yet to see one in the wild

Heading home after picking up Leo at the station

It’s damn hard to get out of the buy now pay later (with credit) mindset. Photog community is too full of ppl w/ too much disposable income

Uighur separatists, war in South Ossetia, we live in interesting times

chicken not yet done :(

rocking out to the Pogues

time to start drinking H2O instead of wine

tweets for 2008-08-07

raining…

tweets for 2008-08-06

need to get my butt in gear and get some stuff out of the way

enjoying a G&T

tweets for 2008-08-05

trying to explain the big WARNING screens on DVD to my 6 year old is HARD

ironically, Jaiku seems down

wife just realised that “The Bold and the Beatiful” is NOT the same as “The Bald and the Beautiful”…

“Tainted Love” is still a damn good song

trying to get my ass to bed

tweets for 2008-08-04

Playing with my nephew Pelle

serendipity: I just found a reference to James Joyce’s wife Nora Barnacle in 2 different places today

tweets for 2008-08-03

finished “Reaper’s Gale”, now I need to buy “Toll the Hounds”

tweets for 2008-08-02

It rained when we arrived and it’s raining when we leave :(

Bus scheduling FAIL at Orminge

twitter IM still not working for me… what am I doing wrong, oh Twitter-gods?

tweets for 2008-08-01

En route to Yasuragi Hasseludden

Dude on platform has not just emo hair but an emo helmet

Slussen bus station is a grim and depressing place

Trying to keep awake on the bus… It’s hard!

Relaxing after soaking in hot baths, swimming and lounging around in general

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