Sunday Snippets 2008-04-06

Enya is a family favorite. I am experimenting with WordPress 2.5 video and picture embedding, and so I put together a playlist of some of her best songs. It is long, but you can listen to it while you read the rest of the post.

Bird’s eye view of Shanghai from Josh Bancroft:

Bird's eye view of Shanghai from Josh Bancroft

April fools is a lot of fun but some times things get out of hand. Barry discusses one such case here: Internet Hoax Gooses Stock Market

From Twitter:

Luke Gedeon lgedeon Sometimes cheating is the best option. I just updated hundreds of records with SQL in seconds. It would have taken hours to use the CMS.
Dave Caolo panache Parenting tip: If your son’s door needs WD40, and you don’t apply WD40, and go in to check on him, you WILL wake him up. Now you know.
Luke Gedeon lgedeon @ianonmac cool! thanks for the flying penguins link that is pretty neat.
Adam Darowski adarowski … and suddenly it is spring in New England. Gorgeous out after a truly blah start to the day.
Jeremiah jowyang This CGI of an Asian Woman is pretty impressive and also scary (link from @marshallk
 Ian ianonmac @lgedeon April Fools jokes and the flying penguins are not even mentioned! I can’t believe that. Here’s the link:
Josh Bancroft jabancroft Today was rainy in Shanghai, which dampened (ha!) the views a bit. But this is still a stunningly beautiful city. I’ve fallen in love…
Adam C. Engst adamengst And they’re lace-ups for the first time – I told him if he could play Ode to Joy on the cello, he could learn to tie his shoes. He bought it
Adam C. Engst adamengst BBQ was non-existent – it turned out to be a burrito joint. Feh. But I bought Tristan much-needed sneakers next door – a major foot feat!
Adam Darowski adarowski Gas station attendant just saw my Firefox tee shirt and told me “Muhzilla’s the best frickin’ internet there is.” I vote Safari, though. 🙂
Osen Komura osen For those who missed the experiment, Google is your friend 🙂
Osen Komura osen Thanks to all of you who participated in my social experiment. Now it’s over. I’ll go on twitting on my real account – @stefant 🙂 see ya!
Alex King alexkingorg Prospective client: I just want a simple site. Correct translation: I don’t properly understand the scope of what I’m asking for.
Dave Winer davewiner seeing their tax returns all of a sudden i realized the problem with the clintons. second time entrepreneurs always fail. presidents too.
Juan Carlos Arzola juancarzola You don’t drown by falling in water; you only drown if you stay there.
Luke Gedeon lgedeon Why bananas turn brown. Answer by WylieE in 7th post. But keep reading for some great puns.
Luke Gedeon lgedeon @nexteffects Happy Birthday!
Luke Gedeon lgedeon Was having trouble with one line of a song. Searched for lyrics and the line I was looking for was in the search results. No need to click:)
Josh Bancroft jabancroft And LiveJournal is blocked, which we knew. so I can’t get to @davest‘s post on shopping in China, to comment.
Josh Bancroft jabancroft Another site that’s blocked in China: I can’t get to @kenekaplan‘s post about me to thank him for his kind words. 🙂
Josh Bancroft jabancroft Hmm. Apparently, and are also blocked in China. I can not has LOLCats and LOLDogs! 🙁
Josh Bancroft jabancroft Posted another video of IDF and Shanghai. Including what sites are blocked in China, and which aren’t.
Stanislav Shalunov shalunov I liked traversing glaciers with broken foot bones and hitch-hiking in poor countries more than flying after 2001.
Luke Gedeon lgedeon South Carolina gives in to homeschool secessionists’ demands
Andy Affleck aaffleck I’ve been replying this all day. Guess others don’t see my replies to not-them 🙂 — so, here you go: lɯʇɥ˙dılɟ/ɯoɔ˙pɐɟʌǝɹ˙ʍʍʍ//:dʇʇɥ
Luke Gedeon lgedeon Listening to Enya on Pandora. I have yet to find a similar artist. She is a genre of her own.
Andy Affleck aaffleck @lgedeon lɯʇɥ˙dılɟ/ɯoɔ˙pɐɟʌǝɹ˙ʍʍʍ//:dʇʇɥ
Josh Bancroft jabancroft Good morning tweeple! Up and at em for IDF day two! Gonna fill me up some more tapes for me and @jerry_makare to work on when I get home. 🙂
Luke Gedeon lgedeon evidently the track feature is very rarely used 🙂
Robert Scoble Scobleizer My wife says that my Twitter messages sent her blog more traffic than my blog usually does.
Tabetha Gedeon giddytab My 5 year old made my bed this morning without being asked. Wow!!
Alex King alexkingorg Why do people apply for web development positions send Word resumes instead of HTML resumes? Granted some are from recruiters.
Luke Gedeon lgedeon Somebody spilled pickle juice all over the floor. Now the kitchen smells like Chick-fil-a

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