Pete Prodoehl (@raster)

Milwaukee, WI

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

November 2010

ScrewShield soldered…

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@thebestsophist sounds like you need some water — the original energy drink!

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@thebestsophist they got me a sun lamp at work few yrs back, I couldn’t stand the temperature of the light, prefer the dark of the batcave

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@SueSpaight same industry? or something completely new & different?

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@thebestsophist Sun? Solaris? Are we starting this again??

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great take on being “copied” http://www.sparkfun.com/… @sparkfun

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@tomhenrich I should probably make a cron job so the novel really *can* write itself next November without me even being involved…

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@Arqueete @tomhenrich let computers do the hard part! Let me know if you want me to generate a few novels for you… :)

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@mikeputnam skunkworks is totally allowed in the 2XL Makerspace… it might be a doomsday device, or a cookie robot… not sure yet.

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accelerometer + Processing = success!

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@ashedryden what!? #worlds #colliding … also, if it snows, she may not go… maybe she’ll show up Friday…

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@ashedryden you’re in for some disappointment… unless you have some literature that needs fixing…

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@ashedryden I heard a rumor that a certain doctor might be making an appearance… #knitting

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@bizMebizgal I often have to stop and think… “Hmmm, should I wear pants to work today?” … is that what you mean?

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@brennanmke well, we’ll run until at least midnight, stop by if you want, or tell your friends… #devhouse

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@brennanMKE you are more than welcome (as is everyone) to stop by MilwaukeeDevHouse5 this Friday: http://web414.com/node/9… :) #devmke

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@brennanMKE eating a muffin / theming WordPress #multitasking

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@brennanMKE “See README.txt in zip” considered inconvenient :(

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@DrupalBoy are you involved with @drupal414 yet? Been to @web414 yet? Also, we’ve got a DevHouse on Friday: http://web414.com/node/9…

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@brennanMKE looks nice… thanks for the tip… of course now I have one more option to evaluate! :) #devmke

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@bucketworks I’d say Dec 11th would be preferable, since it’s a bit further out from Xmas… but then, that’s just my opinion :) #makeathon

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@sixonefive I’d like to think of Drupal and WordPress as “separate, but equal” in many cases…

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@sixonefive the funny thing is, I’m seeing more similarities between Drupal and WordPress now that I’m digging deeper…

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@tomhenrich what? I can’t hear you, I’m trying to browse http://www.distraction.g… while merging!

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@ashedryden what, you have something against trannies!?

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hacking WordPress #hack #hack #hack

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@numberless do you need the FTDI drivers installed? I know the Uno didn’t need them on my Mac, but the Seeeduino did…

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@mikeputnam jqPlot looks more powerful, but is so completely different than jQuery Visualize, I’m not sure I want to go in that direction…

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@mikeputnam jQuery Visualize ended up being really simple to implement, though might not be exactly what I want…

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@mariehuynh ah, yeah… sparklines may be too small for what I have planned…

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jQuery Visualize or jQuery Sparklines? #graphing #plotting #devmke

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@mathiasx hmmm, I know I’ve seen furniture there somewhere… http://www.ponoko.com/sh…

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@me_pw you want one for Christmas? why, how much would you pay for your very own Twitter Monkey? :)

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I’m not looking forward to writing this error correcting code, but then, I guess it’s better than letting the errors get through… #devmke

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swapped the RAM and now I’m up to 4GB… hoping it stays that way now, even through reboots… #upgrade #issues

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@katiefelten about 10 feet above my old office… :) I moved my home office to the second floor…

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first day in new office, getting used to things… having a window behind me may be an issue… #workspace

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it’s kind of weird watching the Arduino blink once per second in perfect sync with the mechanical clock in this room…

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writing sampling/averaging code for the Arduino…

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office move…. again…. #megaoffice

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Holiday Make-a-thon at @bucketworks going on now, come on down! Just made an LED ornament with @mkemakerspace guys…

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Core77 Community Challenge: Cardboard Christmas… http://p2url.com/cardboa… … Make-a-thon project? @bucketworks

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@ashedryden young Madeline looks forward to getting into the knitting thing… #makeathon

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@macsales actually, the new RAM from you guys works fine, but only half of the old RAM is recognized now :/ #upgrade #semi #fail

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our friends at @adafruit are doing 10% off today, and you don’t need to leave the house: http://bit.ly/dTp8lB #deals

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Laying down tracks for my new album “Fear of a Black Friday”

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iOS upgrade seems to have improved performance on iPhone G3…

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I’m thankful that @stonecreekcoffe and @starbucks both let me know their open/closed status via Twitter…

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Use code GET3MP3S and get $3 in MP3 downloads at Amazon #music #givethanks

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how is iOS 4.2 performance on the iPhone 3g?

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@jessunavailable wow, the possibilities are endless…

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screw it… I’m just gonna live with 3GB of RAM for now and call it a “sidegrade”

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@jessunavailable was it the 19th or 20th? are the last 2 digits 00? I may end up answering at some point and we’ll talk for real!

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what the!? back to 3GB now… worst RAM upgrade ever!!!! #aarrgghhhh

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Coming Soon to a building near me… MEGAOFFICE!!! #weekend #project

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reboot… what the… I may have spoken too soon… #upgade #argh

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@macsales finally! upgrade complete… 4GB or RAM… that only took an hour longer than it should have… #ram #voodoo

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@macsales whew… after 10 attempts I’m up to 3GB… shall I try for 4? #upgrade #issues #macpro

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@macsales new RAM works… old RAM works… can’t get them to work together… :( #argh

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we complete the set-up for the Holiday Make-a-thon, hope to see you there! http://rasterweb.net/ras…

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jonkurozawa Just a little over 3 hours left to take advantage of the Milwaukee Wave Groupon deal for Friday! http://bit.ly/fQkCrq

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@mathiasx also, I’m totally open to Prowl, Notify.io or whatever other open/free system can send notifications to my stupid phone…

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@mathiasx but you know… closed or open, it seems like 5 weeks is a long time for developers/case tracker to show no response ;)

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@mathiasx we use non-free/close-source software in our personal lives and our jobs, does anyone (besides Stallman) use only free software?

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@mathiasx hmmm, no, I don’t think so, but then again, we are all hypocrites aren’t we? we live it a world of gray, not black & white

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I designed a Makerspace logo… just for fun! Feel free to use it… http://rasterweb.net/ras… #makerspace

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@arlen did you ever send me your links from “10 minutes with Arlen” at Web414? (or post them somewhere?)

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speling erors muche? dont feal bad… speling iz hard!!

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that’s right, I put 1 and 1/2 slices of cheese on my cheese sandwich today… I’m living a life of luxury, and you are probably jealous…

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@wmse thanks for the mention… we’re doing our part to be creative, save the planet, and not be jerks! http://bit.ly/fTij7f #makeathon

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WMSE @Bucketworks did you guys know you are not jerks? http://bit.ly/fTij7f

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maybe I should get out of web development and look for a safer career… like mining. #devmke

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The Maddest Stories Ever Told!

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@brennanMKE and it will only run on one operating system… the one I don’t use…

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@brennanMKE always do! been using it for 6 or more years, used to contribute :) my biggest concern is IE (client requirement) :( #devmke

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really hoping the negative margins gods are kind to me today… #devmke #css

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@ashedryden @mathiasx on the “so much crap” scale, I may be the greatest boyfriend any of you have ever had… #hoarder

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@ashedryden @tomhenrich I was thinking more like in the end of “Fear of a Bot Planet” #futurama #robanukah

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…and then taking another robot and wrapping it up like a gift…

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it’s like stacking a robot on top of a robot on top of a robot on top of a robot on top of a robot on top of a robot….

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BigShoesNetwork Z2 Marketing is seeking a Copywriter. Position based in Pewaukee, WI. Details at http://ow.ly/3cKUj

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@mathiasx my code starts with a word list and assembles the novel from there… you’re still writing, you’re just writing code… #nanowrimo

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@mathiasx any chance you’ll write some code to write a novel before November ends? #devmke

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is it wrong for me to like “New Wind?” #7seconds

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Bucketworks After you sleep off Thursday’s turkey, get ready for @mkemakerspace @UberDorkCafe and @Bucketworks #makeathon! 11/26 2p http://ow.ly/3dPTm

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about a week left to write my novel…. I better fire up nanowrirobot.pl soon… #automated #novelization

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@plural @mkemakerspace awesome…. excited to see the Makerspace make progress….

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tempted to write “20 things they aren’t telling you” as a rebuttal to this: http://www.20thingsilear… #web

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working on my new album: Fear of a Black Friday

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finally! an .ics validator! http://icalvalid.cloudap… #calendar thanks @judell

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@bullmeister strapped for cash? yeah, sometimes I can only afford half a tank… where’s my electric car!? #gasoline

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you like flashing blinky lights? we gotcha covered! http://www.flashingblink…

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@ashedryden but I do understand the real world exists, and we have to make choices between user experience and freedom… #reality

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@ashedryden yup, we’ve got 6 Linux computers… :)

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@ashedryden right, I forgot you don’t care about freedom… let me know how it the experience is when it’s gone…

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@ashedryden @chernowa hmmm, a Google widget caused Firefox to crash, use Chrome instead? oh yeah, not suspicious at all…. #evil

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Brunch canceled, making alternate plans… #burrito

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www.milwaukeeparade.com flash nav fail, indexing fail… :( so I can’t find the lineup

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Brunch in Milwaukee, where to go? (Downtown preferred, but not required.)

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Anyone else shuttling their kid to the Holiday Parade right now? #early

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@jclermont well they’re both the product of evil empires, right?

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Anyone going to the Lindy Hop Stomp at @bucketworks tonight?

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@SueSpaight awwwwww :( oh well, thanks for thinking about me.

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@ashedryden @bootyp i94 near 164, not me… driver was conscious, hopefully not injured :(

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@SueSpaight I missed #mkelikemind … was I mentioned? Was there booing? Laughter? Sorrow?

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batteries run down… #protip

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Some thoughts on tools… (plus pretty pictures!) http://rasterweb.net/ras…

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@slideshare is it not possible to edit the transcript of a presentation I’ve uploaded? #feature #request

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are there any vegan brownies at #mkelikemind ?

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@Suespaight You are an expert at your own experiences… no one else is. :) #mkelikemind

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@SueSpaight “PRO DELL” easy to say, hard to spell! But everyone at @bucketworks should probably know it already ;) #MKELikemind

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@SueSpaight I am… let me know if you need any more info than this: http://rasterweb.net/ras…

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#plan Holiday Make-a-thon (Bucketworks) Fri, Nov 26, 2010, 2-5:00pm http://planca.st/HrZ

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@ashedryden I’m saying he does things worthy of being punched for way more often than I do. I think… I hope…

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@ashedryden those punch @heygabe coupons are a dime a dozen… I have a 20 pack I still haven’t used

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@ashedryden 1 coupon per year, non-transferable, expires at end of year.

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@conigs I’ve been working on that device as well… glad I never finished it.

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aarrghhhh…. let me know when you want to redeem that “punch Pete in the face” coupon…

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more tools coming… tools are good… tools are useful…

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@mikeputnam testing out some new lighting techniques :) #photo

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@cdavis I get cheese…. I like the seasoned fries… :/ #different #choices

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@CDavis !?! Ur doing it wrong… Did you get a drink? ( I never do) 5guys has better fries… IMHO

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@CDavis Five Guys is good, but I always get the smallest burger they offer + fries, it’s more than filling…

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Hey Apple Store, if you’re interested in selling things, you might want to CALL ME BACK!

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@the_beth I’m developing a new computer which has a neck to strangle and a face to punch… (there’s also a version with an “ass” in R&D)

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I can’t believe no one has called me @raster of puppets yet! #twittermonkey

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@interstatemusic thanks for the speedy repairs! we’ll be in this afternoon… :)

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downgrading my @hootsuite account… it’s useful, but not that useful…

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drivers are for buses not devices, but since computers have buses, I guess they need drivers too, are the devices the people!? #deep #geek

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@SueSpaight that is yet to be determined, but I’ll try my best to make it so…

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@sawaboof I filmed about 15 cooking segments with a local chef recently, should start hitting the web in a few weeks, hope you like em! :)

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make Help us put Limor “Ladyada” Fried on the cover of Fast Company’s “most influential women in tech:” http://cot.ag/dqj9sZ #wit11

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@mathiasx release early, release often! #life

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@KeVroN does the anti-Flash initiative here make up for it? https://gaming.mozillala…

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@mathiasx but how will you make money? Support? Services? Customization? Training?

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@mathiasx I’ll be interested in forking it… what license will it be released under?

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@ashedryden @mathiasx “If you want a picture of the future, imagine editing a spreadsheet — forever.” (now that’s evil!)

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@mathiasx you get one…. you get one for sure! (and just added another!) #evilomator

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it’s just become “pants optional” in the photo studio

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@tomhenrich ZOMG, yes, I *should* look at the query logs… thanks for the idea! #evilomator

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@ashedryden @TomHenrich hmmm, that’s weird… well, it’s probably correct… keep trying!

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@GregTracy things my parents never said to me but I say to my kids: “make a new tab!” #browsing

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@TomHenrich Evil-O-Mator upgrade complete: easter eggs have been added. see if you can find one: http://rasterweb.net/evi… #evil

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@triveraguy I look forward to it…. it’s a shame the original URIs did not survive the times…

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@coopersoft and how much would you pay for a Twitter Monkey? :)

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RhythmRhymeSong I am looking for a person to help out with After school Music Clubs in the Delafield/Waukesha area. Need to love… http://fb.me/E6gDQA44

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@midwestphoto ugh, it’s annoying, he *is* talented, but so much of his success relies on the works of others who he does not compensate

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whew! been in a photoshoot all day…. did anyone mention that Twitter Monkey thing?

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@compujeramey I run more WordPress sites than Drupal sites (both open source though, all good)

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@ashedryden thanks to Web414 for encouraging me to show off crazy things… #twittermonkey

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@path “A place to be yourself and share life with close friends and family…” but I have that already, it’s called a “blog”

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@mathiasx keep me updated…. I’m still working on the site! #droidx #death

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@mathiasx Mercury Elite-AL Pro++

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@mathiasx we had a Western Digital MyBook go bad, kept overheating, had to super-cool it go rescue data. LaCie, went thru 3 power supplies

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@mathiasx OWC Mercury Elite-AL Pro: http://eshop.macsales.co… that’s what I use now…

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@ashedryden killing the Finder is a dealbreaker for me… messes up too much stuff.

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RT: @github There’s a problem with the DB right now. We’re looking into it. (@mathiasx did I break it!?!?)

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@rubymke @mathiasx do you guys record/publish the meetings? Interested in Monday’s topics, but can’t make it…

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@mathiasx I’m never done… I’d prefer not to kill the Finder constantly, so I usually just toggle between .htaccess and _htaccess as needed

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@mathiasx is there a way to be selective by file name or directory? I don’t want to see *all* hidden files… #osx #ftff

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@mathiasx gah, will fix, I hate that OS X doesn’t show .dot files in the Finder, that’s my workaround…

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Join us for a Holiday Make-a-thon! http://rasterweb.net/ras… we’ll help you make something! #diy

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adafruit Arduino: Turning non-nerds into robot-makers http://bit.ly/92Kx9y

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@mathiasx git git git… trying it, hoping I’m doing it right…

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something something Boarduino… #arduino #robot

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@adafruit a special nod to you and “Ask an Engineer” at the end of this video: http://rasterweb.net/ras…

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@QdobaWI oh, I know… I just got excited for a coupon, then noticed it was for Green Bay :( (and yes, I have a loyalty card!) #burrito

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@QdobaWI email coupons for Green Bay, or Water Street location… too far… I would have gladly visited the one a mile from my house :/

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@mathiasx @tomhenrich ok, maybe I’ll finally get around to attempting to put code on GitHub…

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@tomhenrich yeah, I can release the code… you’re the first person to ask… I’ll warn you, it needs work. #mysql #php #xml #hack

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@mathiasx looks interesting… but Python/Google App Engine? I was just going to write 10 lines of Perl… ;)

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@arlen it’s offline most of the time right now… though I’m considering building a “status” page so you’ll know…

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@ericaconway @SueSpaight if you’re really interested, let’s talk & I’ll see what we can do, I’ve got folks smarter than me who could help

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