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YouTube Kids: Smart, Mobile First, and Child Sized. - http://blog.louisgray.com/2015...
YouTube Kids: Smart, Mobile First, and Child Sized.
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"YouTube Kids is "the first Google product built from the ground up with little ones in mind." As a dad of three kids six and under, two of whom who read fairly well and a third just trying to keep up, it's exciting to see them become the focal point for an entirely new interface." - Louis Gray from Bookmarklet
Awesome. - Stephen Mack from iPhone
This is a fantastic app. One thing not mentioned much in other reviews is the custom-trained speech model that will recognize my 2yr old saying "Elmo" which is just amazing. - Steve and 4 other people
Amit Patel
Great storm pics out of east and south san jose https://twitter.com/sbaker — roads, houses, cars are covered in hail
Wow! Clear skies in Sunnyvale. - Stephen Mack
Nice share. We got a double rainbow in Sunnyvale and some squall, but not hail! - Louis Gray
Bruce Lewis
I have to wait until March 10th for my fitbit. - Mike Nencetti
Mike, I can taunt him on your behalf in the meantime. - Bruce Lewis
Please do - Mike Nencetti
Taunt - Louis Gray
Cheer - Stephen Mack from iPhone
Two votes for taunt, one for cheer. Stephen, you lose. - Bruce Lewis
Do two taunts, then one cheer. - Stephen Mack from iPhone
Louis Gray
Bret on the current state of FriendFeed. http://www.quora.com/Whats-t...
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keep friendfeed alive! - mentegatto
It's so sad :( - Pea Bukowski
Oy - lris
we'll always have ello? - MoTO Boychick Devil
beğenmiyorsan bize ver götelek! - yuvarlakkafa
enter benevolent patron to adopt the orphaned site - t-ra needs this place
he forgot about the italian militia - stark
and the librarians - ellbeecee
Hey, the Italian FFanbase is alive and kicking, too! - Appleseed
italyanlar kıskanmış quorada bret'e sadece türkler yok biz de kullanıyoruz demişler. - yuvarlakkafa
Set the code free. - Smeerch
Please release the code!!! - GePs
Legalize Friendfeed Weed! - elrocco from Android
vay arkadaş, olm terketmeyin façe'yi, ne güzel site façe, mayışınız yerinde işiniz yerinde, götünüz denk ulan - Alfonker Tapir
iki üç arkadaş arasında toplarız mayışı eksikse, sigortanız filan mı yok nedir v_v - Alfonker Tapir
I'm afraid the code belongs to Facebook, and part of it has been used in FB itself (comment by email, live updates...). It will hardly become free. The web server Tornado, on the other hand, was actually open sourced long ago. - L'Andre from iPhone
italian militia \m/ - Storvandre FinisceQui
I'm afraid there will be also italian people yelling on twitter :) please, keep ff alive! - Tricia McMillan
keep the dream alive - gerri
:-( - LilaLaMarea from Android
:-(( - ebru from Flucso
ADAM OLUN BURAYI ACIK TUTUN AYIK OLUN - yormayinbeni from Android
We are all united as a whole big ff family. Now +1 on me ASAP - yormayinbeni from Android
:( - Alix May
The source code will be facebook property, at he least incorporated into facebook's codebase. Best option to keep it alive is to create your own clone. - Mo Kargas
i'll be pleased if it lives another 4 years or so. 14 would be nicer. - Big Joe Silenced
i'll be pleased if it lives another 4 years or so. 14 would be nicer. - Big Joe Silence - yuvarlakkafa from Android
venduto per 45 milioni di dollari, passerà alla storia per la più elevata resa per iscritto - Maurizio
i'll be pleased if it lives another 4 years or so. 14 would be nicer. - Big Joe Silence - yuvarlakkafa - Big Joe Silenced
a horde of turkish people, perhaps, but don't forget italians - thomas morton ☢
And a small, far-flung gaggle of Canadians! - Brent Schaus from iPhone
Ama adam bizi seviyor! Kafasına biz ekşiyoruz! - yuvarlakkafa from Android
Please keep granting us (Italians, too) our daily fix! - Slow
FriendfFeed. Bringing different cultures separately together. - Todd Hoff
! - Kevin Fox from iPhone
don't you dare, Mark. - bakelite from FreshFeed
Petition to Zuckerberg to keep friendfeed on! - GePs
@senape, this post here could be a perfect place to spam your new social network. I'll do it for you: http://frenf.it is even better that friendfeed. refer to http://friendfeed.com/senape for more informations. - effemmeffe
Lets start a change.org campaign for ff - yormayinbeni from Android
The idea of building a decentralized OpenFF needs to be revived and acted upon. - April Russo (FForever!)
<3 Friendfeeders - frasens
فکر کنم وقتشه که باید به فکر جایگزین برای فرفر بود - پیروز
BFFF - L'Andre
*.* - LilaLaMarea from Android
It's 2015 and this post has more than 200 likes. Friendfeed forever! - Louis Gray from Android
Ok, but tell Bret to stop fiddling with the network cable now! - Xabaras (G.O.)
and what dick. - Nervo
hadi arkidişler bir el atıverin hele adam layk istiyor, qapaq yapcekmiş. bu yazdığımı da google translate den nah çevirtir - Usta ve Çırak
No kidding, we are italian, people that invented MAFIA. Keep FF alive. We knows where your children go to school. - Pepper Mind
Noluyo lan burda? - negro
pepper la tocca piano - naltro
give me your adress Pepper Mind, if you are a MAN... (Turkish idiom) :))))))))))))) - Usta ve Çırak
Fossi in Pepper inizierei ad aver paura - Dyoniso
Somebody (http://friendfeed.com/senape) IS already developing a FriendFeed clone: http://www.frenf.it/earlyad... - Miki
Italyanlar turkmus - doper
Somebody HAS developed a FF clone, https://github.com/pepyatk... - Claudio Cicali
Please, we have kittens and cookies, don't forget us - Tricia McMillan from Android
give friendfeed a chance - plus1gmt
dreams never end - cogitabondo
Italian Turkish one race one face <3 - Il Maestro from FFHound!
And there is one more thing. I consider that the flag of United States not only a flag of a country, but is a universal message of freedom and democracy. - Fabrizio Casu
noS only - naltro
Release the FF code with GPL licence and no one gets hurt. - Minciaroni™
<3 (a cockheart to you all), please let us ancYents go on with our kYttens, our FF-speak and our lovely hate!!11!!!ELEVEN!!! - Fabs
lol Casu, luv u (ormai siamo alla fine dei ff-giorni, basta col bruttoperzonismo) - Sabrina Briganti from Flucso
We are FriendFeeders, we came in peace (self-cit) - Luca Perencin (No_CQRT)
:( - MarioMiX
I subscribed to the OpenFF group until all the admins left http://friendfeed.com/openff - Greg GuitarBuster
Briganti ti amo. - Fabrizio Casu
CAZZO E' COME #LOST. IL FINALE DELLA STORIA E': CHE SIAMO GIA' MORTI TUTTI - PICCHU
IO SONO VIVO, VOI SIETE MORTI - мик
Spoiler! - Magenta
Guardate l'aereo lassù in alto - PICCHU
@senape, frenf.it open source? ;) - zidagar ▶ ▷
God I missed Arkancelo - oddbody from fftogo
oh, prima di buttar giù tutto fatemi scrinsciottare Casu ♡ - Sabrina Briganti from Flucso
Nobody puts FF in a corner. - Ye olde Unkcoso
io tutte le volte che provo a rientrare in frienf.it non ci riesco ORCOZIO - A. Morloi Grazioli
breeeet plisssss, we love you! - catherinemorland
obbodi conosci questo sfigato? - Antonio
"frat faggott" pretty much sums up how I envision everyone who works at facebook - oddbody from fftogo
Arkancelo, Bret Taylor was the former CEO of Friendfeed. LOL - OCoG of FF, Jimminy
this Arkangelo seems a promising idiot, a pity we discover him so late. - µtna
Arkancelo, you're an idiotic troll. http://friendfeed.com/about... - OCoG of FF, Jimminy
It's PR, I was talking about actual work - oddbody from fftogo
Who the fuck is Juventus? - OCoG of FF, Jimminy
sorry dear hebephrenic, I'm taking leave from my friends, no time to nurture you. - µtna
are you a Fissore from turkey? - Ye olde Unkcoso
I still have that Besiktas jersey - oddbody from fftogo
Arkancelo, WHERE IS MY KEBAB? I've ordered 15 min ago... stop blabbing around and move your lazy ass. - Pepper Mind
omg arkancelo u so funny. - Antonio
welcome back arkancelo - mentegatto
unfortunately mentegatto is abroad and we're not even sure he isn't a 74-year-old nun from an italian-speaking enclave in the Philippines - oddbody from fftogo
i'd love to be in the philippines. - mentegatto
I love 74-year-old nuns <3 - Pepper Mind
dev'essere un mix tra angelo fissore e yeridiani, versione turca - Antonio
comunque riuscite a flammare anche al crepuscolo - catherinemorland
oh, I'm sorry, almost every italian on ff is an atheist. The ones who believe in something worship kittens and Valentina Nappi (which would make a great Pope indeed) - oddbody from fftogo
shemale porn :S - mentegatto
oddbody, mi stai facendo sganasciare tra un service affanculo e l'altro - catherinemorland
I can only accept bridal presents from nuns, but younger than 74 - mentegatto
If Facebook ever wants to release Friendfeed from its Data Centers and those that know how to keep it going willing to help transfer it, I'd be willing to help setup hosting and keep the servers running. With other volunteers it could stay up and running well into its twilight years. Doubt it will happen though. - Me
I attack Kamchatka with three armies. - Fabrizio Casu
PLEASE DON'T PULL THE PLUG ON THIS MERRY ANARCHY - Roux
bezdomnietc. was last seen filming his own horror movie, in which a very few users cling to a dying social network while their souls are eaten away by an invisible monster made of recurrent jokes and private messages with pictures of dicks - oddbody from fftogo
Good. Could you make it in 2. - Greg GuitarBuster
1 minute remaining - Antonio
Bye! Teach the angels to do kebab. - Fabrizio Casu
4 8 15 16 23 42 - cristinabi
It was 1 minute 3 minutes ago. - Fabrizio Casu
0 minutes 03 seconds, 02, 01, BYE. - Antonio
BRET answer me on Twitter (-and I tell him that Italians >>>>>>turkish in FF) http://m.friendfeed-media.com/428468a... - frasens
Bret please save us! if you turn ff off we have to go back to work. - ratavolòira
(By The way, Solero likes are always more than this 'international' post) - frasens
So my comment on open sourcing FF was deleted? Classy. - Todd Hoff
moar drama - thomas morton ☢
Üşenmedim okudum, yarıldım amk aşdlkkaşdkalşsk - Mitrazz
best of #offensivearkan aksjdhaskjd - Cafo
Dasdddsddfggv - Fayır from Android
how true - Massimo Morelli
It's just the beginning of a porn: then the plumbers get the princess and drain her pipes (although I think that a porn with a plot is an abomination, a sign of these troubled times) - oddbody from iPhone
chi è sto fesso? uno vecchio presumo. - Non sono Bob from Flucso
at least he is aware of the community and he felt our twitter pokes on his face. BRET DO SOMETHING! - selimok
biri özet geçsin lan kapanmıyorsa ona göre feed girecem .p - Zıkkım
Stephen Mack
Emotional Design Fail: Divorcing My Nest Thermostat [Nielsen Norman Group] - http://www.nngroup.com/article...
Emotional Design Fail: Divorcing My Nest Thermostat [Nielsen Norman Group]
Article from Feb 22, 2015 by Kara Pernice: "Summary: Don Norman’s 3 levels of emotional design (visceral, behavioral, and reflective) helped me understand how my pure love for the Nest thermostat morphed into abhorrence. I was a proud early adopter of the unique, cool, and pretty device. It helped me save energy, and communicated to me. But things went bad when it let me down emotionally." - Stephen Mack from Bookmarklet
More: "[...] When I turned the dial to increase the heat to 66 degrees, rather than responding by making the house warmer, or by informing me that it is now working toward this, it read, "in 1 hour and 20 minutes 66 degrees until 10:00PM.” The next day the house temperature plummeted to a punishing 50 degrees (I realize I may be spoiled) for no reason I was privy to. Here, by the way, is another usability heuristic not heeded: visibility of system status. Try as I might, it won’t listen." - Stephen Mack
She details how with her Nest, she can't actually set the temperature. I'm not a Nest owner, but that's shocking to me. Really? It won't let you actually switch on the heat or the A/C? It thinks it knows better than you what the temperature should be? - Stephen Mack
(Hidden motive: Part of why I'm posting this is because Cristo hates Jakob Nielsen so much that I'm hoping this will irk him into reactivating his FF account just to berate the user design model being leveraged here.) - Stephen Mack
I never had any trouble setting my Nest to the temperature I wanted, reliably -- barring when my furnace actually broke. Every once in a while, it would take a small change in habits a bit too far, but it was trivial to go in and readjust the schedule. You can also turn that function off, and set it all manually. My only beef with them right now is that when I got my new furnace (almost... more... - Jennifer Dittrich
I never had a problem with mine. - Glen Campbell
Haven't read through the entire article yet but I have two and have had no issues changing temps. - rønin
So this writer is divorcing for all the wrong reasons. - Stephen Mack from iPhone
Pretty much. It's like she never even bothered to read the simple documentation, much less the more complicated. When it says "in 1 hour and 3 minutes" it is telling you how long it is likely to take for your house to reach that temperature. It visually indicates (by showing red, blue, or white) in the meter whether the furnace/ac is currently active, or passive (the picture shown is the AC, in an active state.) - Jennifer Dittrich
@Stephen you can set the temperature with your Nest. (Of course) - Louis Gray
Amit Patel
Louis Gray? - Amit Patel from Bookmarklet
Sleep is unproductive and a waste of time. - Louis Gray
Louis Gray
Fitbit Acknowledges Latest Devices Are Causing Rashes, Advises To “Give Your Wrist A Rest” | TechCrunch - http://techcrunch.com/2015...
Fitbit Acknowledges Latest Devices Are Causing Rashes, Advises To “Give Your Wrist A Rest” | TechCrunch
I think I'm going to stick with my Ultra. - Louis Gray from Bookmarklet
Oh man. - Stephen Mack
No issues for me yet with the new Surge (which I've been meaning to write up a review of), but this sucks. - Stephen Mack
They have this page of guidelines to "keep it clean" and "keep it dry" and "give your wrist a rest": https://www.fitbit.com/product... - Stephen Mack
Also, wearing the bands a little looser on the arm can help with the rash issue. Still using the Flex here - until the Apple Watch is out. Got the Tory Burch metal bracelet for it and stopped having rashes all together. - Bash
There was a similar issue with the Fitbit Force last year and they ended up recalling it...and the CPSC was investigating issues with the Flex. http://www.nytimes.com/2014... I am so glad I did not buy a bracelet and opted for the Fitbit One. If there is nickel in those things, it could have been really bad... more... - April Russo (FForever!)
Louis Gray
Ingress: The Incredible & Addictive Covert Game Being Played All Around You - http://blog.louisgray.com/2014...
Ingress: The Incredible & Addictive Covert Game Being Played All Around You
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"A little over two years ago, a small team within Google called Niantic Labs introduced Ingress, a game that adds a virtual reality layer on top of the entire world, which you can claim, defend or destroy for your cause - depending on which side you've chosen. And while I tested early versions of the game while it was developing at Google, and dabbled with it just after launch, I put it aside before jumping back in with both feet two months ago, when a pair of colleagues on my new team couldn't stop talking about it. And now I won't stop talking about it either. Simply put, in my view, it's the most well-designed, intelligently deployed concept I've ever seen for an immersive experience on mobile, which encourages you to get off your butt, explore the world around you, and find new people to help you achieve goals together. Every facet of the application, even while it seems mysterious, is designed to help you get out of house, to explore new crannies of your neighborhood (and beyond)... more... - Louis Gray from Bookmarklet
I have to say I find it totally impenetrable. The UI confuses me no end, and I'm just completely flummoxed by it. - Stephen Mack
I'm paranoid enough as it is. - Meg VMeg
Maybe this is what happens when you don't waste time sleeping? - walt crawford
@Stephen come with me some time, and I can teach you! - Louis Gray
OK - I am ingressing. I'm not sure I'm doing it right. - Brian Johns
Is there an Ingress room on FriendFeed? - Brian Johns
I hope you picked the right team, Sparky. Smurf or frog? - Stephen Mack
I'm afraid to say. Like my first credit card, I chose the one with the free t-shirt and the attractive booth babe. - Brian Johns
No problem. Depending on which one you chose, you're eitherpart of the team or someone to shun. - Stephen Mack from iPhone
Welcome to Ingress, Sparky! - Louis Gray
I'm with Meg. - Jenny H. from Android
Louis Gray
Who thinks I should click this .zip file to open my court documents? #phishing
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IT'S A TRAP! - rønin
Maybe you are due in court in Spain. - Joe
Can't wait to read the follow up story about the court case held in Louis's absence and his remorse for not opening this zip file. - Mark H
So zip files are dangerous too now? I'm dreading hearing what new zero-day exploit affects archive files. - Stephen Mack
Unzipping is unproductive and a waste of time. - Micah from FFHound!
Opening this on my Chromebook would actually be safe, but I'm not touching it. - Louis Gray
Hi friend google! But looking at those results, I don't see any where they say the zip itself is malicious -- just the executable files contained therein. - Stephen Mack
Louis Gray
My Fitbit hasn't been syncing since 1:40 pm on Monday. So sad. Can't fix it. May have to get a new Fitbit. But my stats! #cries
Ah, was wondering :( - Stephen Mack
Oh no! - The Other Yvonne from FFHound!
You must've hit the limit. Poor little Fitbit was exhausted. - bentley
Did you contact customer service? Sometimes they work miracles. - Bruce Lewis
Isn't that what you're for, Bruce? :) - Louis Gray
Unfortunately not. I'm on probation because everything I've accomplished has a natural explanation. - Bruce Lewis
I'll be in S.F. week after next. I can shake your Fitbit and slap it a few times to see if that fixes it. - Bruce Lewis
To be clear, the miracle/probation part was not serious. I don't want to dissuade people from applying to jobs at Fitbit for lack of supernatural powers. And Fitbit and I are quite happy with each other. - Bruce Lewis
But here I am making jokes on a thread about your serious problem. This is another reason I'm not in Customer Service. I hope you find a solution. - Bruce Lewis
I fixed it! Just had to restart by holding down power 10-12 seconds while connected. Woo. - Louis Gray
I've had to do that a few times with my One. - Holly's favorite Anna
Amit Patel
It's February. It usually gets cold at night. It was in the 60s last night. Weird.
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I was at Steven's Creek Trail around 1 and it felt great! - Louis Gray
Stephen Mack
Apparently Jason H. was my 1,000th subscription on FF.
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What does he win??? - Steve C, Team Marina
I forgot how to count that low. - Louis Gray
SteVe, he wins 1,000 of my likes, to be distributed on future posts. - Stephen Mack from iPhone
LOL, just saw this. :-) Well, glad to help you break into the 4-digits. - Jason Huebel
Jason, I was honored to have you be the 1000th account I subscribed to. :) - Stephen Mack
Amit Patel
BBC News - MPs say yes to three-person babies - http://www.bbc.com/news...
BBC News - MPs say yes to three-person babies
"MPs have voted in favour of the creation of babies with DNA from two women and one man, in an historic move." - Amit Patel from Bookmarklet
That's it, honey! Threesomes are now government endorsed! - Louis Gray
Something something Mitochondria something devastating and fatal something healthy kids something something. - Johnny from iPhone
April Russo (FForever!)
If you have a Fitbit, make sure you jump on this. http://www.youtube.com/watch...
If you have a Fitbit, make sure you jump on this. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5y_gJckGT4Q
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Get more info and sign up here: https://fitforfood.fitbit.com/ - April Russo (FForever!)
Registered! - Louis Gray
Amit Patel
Christmas flood of 1964 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki...
Christmas flood of 1964 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
"Over 22 inches (550 mm) of rain fell on the Eel River basin in a span of two days. By December 23, 752,000 cubic feet per second (21,300 m3/s) of water rushed down the Eel River at Scotia (still upstream from the confluence of the Van Duzen River), 200,000 cubic feet per second (5,660 m3/s) more than the 1955 flood, and more than the average discharge of the entire Mississippi River basin." - Amit Patel from Bookmarklet
I looked this up because I saw a rogue forecast (GFS model) for this weekend saying up to **25 inches of rain** for northern california. Insane, right? Inconceivable, right? And yet … something similar happened not that long ago. - Amit Patel
Good luck to that forecast - Louis Gray
Cristo
What other social networking/Web 2.0 sites do you use besides FriendFeed?
Bumblr, Snickr, YouTuba, but nowhere any good. - WoH: Professor MOTHRA
Or anywhere no good. - WoH: Professor MOTHRA
Nothing you haven't heard of. :) (Twitter, Flickr, FB...need to spend more time learning Quora and Reddit). - Spidra Webster
Flickr - WarLord
I tried out Ello. - Stephen Mack
Twitter, Twitter, and more Twitter. Also Github. - Mike Chelen
FB and Twitter. Very occasionally G+. - Jenny H. from Android
What Jenny said - Laura Norvig from iPhone
FB and rarely G+. - Anne Bouey
Twitter and FB, a little bit of G+ and Tumblr. - Melly
Livejournal. - bentley
not sure what you mean by web 2.0 but I hit twitter every morning for a quick scan of the news, feedly for the blogs I want to read, and tumblr is a distraction for my increasingly fractured mind. I think of tumblr as a glossy magazine where I flip through the pages. - MoTO Boychick Devil
Feedly, Twitter, Tumblr and Facebook. Oh, and Ello, from time to time. - Steven Perez from Android
Yeah I guess I should add that I do use Facebook to interact generally with family and a few friends. But Facebook's noise to signal ratio is too high for me to use it for much else. - MoTO Boychick Devil
plus.google.com, news.ycominator.com. I keep intending to use facebook but don't generally get to it. I caught up with Instagram yesterday, thanks to the fact that I'm only following something like 4 people there. - Bruce Lewis
g+ and feedly. - imabonehead
G+ daily, Twitter 2-3 times a day, FB once or twice a day, but only really active on FF. (As with MoTO, FB's mostly for family. - walt crawford
Twitter and Google+. - Louis Gray
None. I'm a purist. - Steve C, Team Marina
Barry, I'm not sure what I meant by Web 2.0, other than there are sites that have some social component to them, but are not really thought of as social networks, e.g. Yelp. - Cristo
What are people's impressions of Ello? - Cristo
Wasn't ready for beta. Very few features at beta. More now, but no users. - Stephen Mack from iPhone
Just Twitter (for light use) -- not Facebook or Google+. Still waiting for any other service to catch up with Friendfeed -- and for the next generation of a Friendfeed-like service to appear -- someone is bound to develop it. - Sean McBride
Any interesting features that FriendFeed doesn't have? - Cristo
screensaver. - imabonehead
I've got a huge list of features to add to Friendfeed that I've collected since 2007. I need to pull those notes together and post them as a single document. - Sean McBride
Facebook - Ozgur Demir
I just checked out the latest Twitter analytics features -- great stuff. A future version of a Friendfeed-style social media platform should include analytics at this level (and better) for all individual and group feeds (*especially* group feeds, which are ripe for hundreds of analytic snapshots). - Sean McBride
Sean, I'm interested in your feaure list. - Cristo
Italian Friendfeed like service: http://www.frenf.it/earlyad... - Miki
Geocities - Maurizio
Heisenberg -- give me a few days to find time to compile it -- the notes are scattered across six or seven years. - Sean McBride
My admiration and love for the brilliant design of Friendfeed continues unabated -- in fact, it keeps increasing as I compare it to new inferior services. - Sean McBride
Has everyone noticed that Friendfeed is often more efficient than email for private one-on-one and group communications? Much less cruft. Much swifter. Much easier to browse over time. Also superior to text messaging in many cases, in terms of interface. - Sean McBride
Sean, you should look at Slack if you have a group of people that interact. It's better than FriendFeed for a slightly different application area. - Cristo
Will do. - Sean McBride
First, quick impression of Slack (I need to look at it much more carefully): conversations on Friendfeed pages are much easier to navigate and read. - Sean McBride
Twitter. Hardly ever FB, except the last couple weeks because Gail. Slack for WP stuff - I'm an aspiring theme reviewer. Omg the noise there! - Mary B: #TeamMonique
instagram - Beti
Hi Beti! - Stephen Mack
none - Me
Hi Stephen Mack! I didn't even see your greeting! - Beti
Moniqua
So y'all see that company showing out in my mentions on Twitter, but on Facebook, they have PMd me and said how sorry they are and they are going to refund my gift card and send me a new order overnight.
"overnight" across LA in 10 days. - Louis Gray
Once I get confirmation it is on its way to me, I will publish the post on my blog that has all their messages to me copied. - Moniqua from Android
April Russo (FForever!)
I bought my daughter a Fitbit for Giftmas. :D
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666. Why not 6,666? - Louis Gray
Because it's winter and she doesn't have a good enough reason to leave the warmth of home. - April Russo (FForever!)
Steve and 4 other people
Facebook was down because ____________________.
I was sleeping and they were waiting for me to awaken. :P - Jenny H. from Android
Friendfeed was down too, that's how I found out Facebook was down. - OCoG of FF, Jimminy
There's a blizzard. - m9m, Crone of FriendFeed
Sleep is unproductive and a waste of time, Jenny. - Louis Gray
Blizzard Squad - Stephen Mack from iPhone
Brian Johns
So, I haven't been _trying_ to lurk, but I have lost all the text entry fields in FriendFeed in Firefox. :-( So I can read and "like" things but I can't comment or post. Using Safari now.
This started Thursday night when I want to post a few great video ideas for MoTO. - Brian Johns
Amit Patel
Where would you post stats about how most people aren't on Google+? On Ello of course. https://ello.co/dredmor...
An excellent find, Amit. Golden. - Micah from FFHound!
To be fair, posting it on G+ would have significantly skewed the G+ numbers upwards. - Andrew C (✔)
Maybe that's why I'm (mildly) fond of G+ and its OA community: Like Friendfeed, it's small enough to not suffer from the Facebook/Twitter overload problem. As for Ello...what? - walt crawford
Where would you post about Ello saying most people aren't on Google+? FriendFeed of course. - Louis Gray
Of course. - Amit Patel
Louis Gray
Stephen Mack DOMINATES my FriendFeed. I should call it Stephen Feed. #fftop20
It's not a bug. - OCoG of FF, Jimminy from iPhone
I'll surpass you yet, Stephen Mack! - Bruce Lewis
Which will happen first, Bruce? Will you surpass me on steps or on Louis's #FFTop20? - Stephen Mack
I'll hang back and relax. - Amit Patel
and sleep - Amit Patel
I squeaked in!! - The Other Yvonne from FFHound!
I wish I knew why Beverly's name doesn't show up. - OCoG of FF, Jimminy
Johnny
NoSleepy Grayzales #louisgray
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Morning Bump - Johnny from iPhone
I was up at 2:30 this morning and Louis Gray was awake then, too! Does he ever sleep? - Rochelle
What if... Louis Gray is asleep and we are just part of his dream?...... *mind blown* - Johnny from iPhone
Sleep is a waste of time and unproductive, Rochelle. - Louis Gray
¡Hola! - Jemm
Señor Gray - Rodfather
Louis never admits to sleep. But has anyone ever asked him directly about siestas? EXACTLY. - Micah
Micah, he has told me, indirectly, through various images. 4-7AM ;) - OCoG of FF, Jimminy
^^ denies the above - Louis Gray
And your safe, even though I know the data is there, I can't find it. ;) - OCoG of FF, Jimminy
Experto en medios sociales! - Josh Haley
*BUMP-AGE* - Micah
No sabe. - Louis Gray
Bump. - Louis Gray
Indeed. - Micah from iPhone
Bruce Lewis
Adam Singer in Boston next week? FriendFeed meetup? My lunches are open except Wednesday.
Will be there 1/16 - 1/28 - I am sure we can fit a lunch in. - Adam Singer
Tomorrow or Friday? On Friday I have a 1:00 meeting. - Bruce Lewis
A friendfeed meetup sure would be good about now. - Bruce Lewis
ONLY THREE DAYS LEFT. TIME TO BRING OUT THE CAPS LOCK KEY. - Bruce Lewis
Last chance - Bruce Lewis
Adam Singer in Boston? Amazing. - Louis Gray
Stephen Mack
FriendFeed Top 20 for Zeigen as of January 15, 2015 -- Jimminy, thanks for working on this tool, glad to see it back! #fftop20
Stephen Mack
I started feeling ill on Sunday evening. Have spent most of my time in bed sleeping on-and-off since then. Total steps taken today and yesterday is less than 500. Whoever went into work sick last week and gave this to me: I'd like your address so I can send you some glitter from that new site.
Aw, I'm sorry hun. That's total ass. We had people doing that last week, spreading their disease. I'm still shocked that I haven't come down with anything yet. Famous last words, eh? Keep taking it easy and get better soon! - Hookuh Tinypants
And that glitter site is pretty much the greatest idea ever. I have a list. I may be working my way through some glitter deliveries this year... - Hookuh Tinypants
:( - Meg VMeg from Android
I'll send someone glitter for only $4.00. Should I open a competitive business? I'm sure I could make more $ doing this than my librarian salary. - Marie
oh, shoot, sorry. i threadjacked. get well soon! - Marie
Hookuh, thanks! I think one more night of rest and I'll be mostly past this. - Stephen Mack
Marie, threadjack away! In fact, this thread is now about Glitter the 2001 Mariah Carey film. - Stephen Mack
:( Sorry Stephen! - Louis Gray
:( feel better soon. - Tamara J. B. from FFHound(roid)!
:( - Katy S
Regarding the threadjacking, new sites should compete on features - not price. Your new site should offer something that goes "pop!" and spreads the glitter around when opened. Set yourself apart from those boring old version 1.0 glitter bomb companies. - Brian Johns
Sorry, Stephen. Hope you'll recover soon. - Stephan Planken from iPhone
Ugh, sick people should stay home! Get well soon, Stephen. - Jenny H. from Android
Sounds like you're getting plenty of rest. Hope you're feeling better soon! - Zulema ❧ spicy cocoa tart from Android
Oh no! Lmk if you need anything. Mil is gone so I can make daytime deliveries. - The Other Yvonne from FFHound!
I hope you feel a lot better soon, Stephen. - vicster.
Thanks all, back at work today and I do feel a lot better (especially after the analgesic and coffee kicked in). - Stephen Mack
Brian Johns
The Wife hates it when I call it "babysitting." She says when it's your own kids it's just "parenting." Whatever you call it, my shift started at 2:00 am. We drove around town and napped in the car from 2:20 until 6:00. Now we're reading the paper and playing with a strap on the car seat and waiting for the sun to come up.
Good luck today, Sparky! - Louis Gray
The days are fine. It's the nights. Wish us luck tonight. - Brian Johns
Good luck tonight, Brian. :) - Anne Bouey
We made it until 4:00 this morning before I had to take her out and about. Had about 3 feedings overnight until she decided she didn't want to go back to sleep. So we went out and about until 6:00. Now she's awake again and probably will be pretty active (and attention greedy) until her 30 minute nap at 9:30. - Brian Johns
I say the same thing, about parents "babysitting" or "watching" their own kids :-) - Starmama from FFHound(roid)!
Louis Gray
Adult Problems Suck. I Blame Drew's Cancer. #BlameDrewsCancer - http://blog.louisgray.com/2015...
Adult Problems Suck. I Blame Drew's Cancer. #BlameDrewsCancer
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"I quickly glossed over it during my first post of the year, when I said "Adult problems can be a real pain," but I'd be skirting around some big issues if I didn't go deeper on some very real drama that in years past would see me aggressively pounding the drum to draw attention to their pain, hoping to rally others to their cause. But as I get older, and, as a result, my friends do too, struggles with health, family, work or finance are hardly isolated - making it somewhat selfish to choose one cause against another. And that sucks." - Louis Gray from Bookmarklet
Brian Johns
A kid not sleeping led to me watching Sharknado 2 (The second one) this morning. Not quite as strong as the first, but the high points were higher and the cameos were great.
Sleep is unproductive and a waste of time. - Louis Gray
Sleep > Sharks - Amit Patel
Sharknado 3 (Oh hell no) has Vanilla Ice - Amit Patel
shark jump baby - Big Joe Silenced
Amit Patel
California gull - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki...
California gull - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The state bird of Delaware is the Delaware Blue Hen. The state bird of Hawaii is the Hawaiian goose. The state bird of Rhode Island is the Rhode Island red chicken. The state bird of South Carolina is the Carolina wren. The state bird of Utah is the California gull. - Amit Patel from Bookmarklet
One of these things doesn't match the others. Utah, get your own bird! - Amit Patel
Here's why Utah's state bird is the California Gull. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki... (It also explains the name of Mormon crickets) - Louis Gray
We gave them the bird? - Brian Johns
Louis: interesting! Brian: haha! - Amit Patel
Looks like every seagull I've ever seen from Maine to Florida. - Anita Chamberlain
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