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Louis Gray

Louis Gray

Silicon Valley early adopter, tech geek blogger, and dad w/twins +1
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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 supports #LOLSpidra
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 CantoDelCigno
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 Silence
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 Silence
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
italaians and turkish people <3 friendfeed 4ever :) - John Carter
<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 - Aram
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) :))))))))))))) - Aram
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
are you pepperoni smelling cheezalians still alive? - Arkancelo
Guardate l'aereo lassù in alto - PICCHU
speak english avradini siktigim. - Arkancelo
@senape, frenf.it open source? ;) - zidagar ▶ ▷
pizzalians crying over friendfeed server crash = seals/sea lions crying over tumblr server crash. - Arkancelo
God I missed Arkancelo - oddbody from fftogo
oh, prima di buttar giù tutto fatemi scrinsciottare Casu ♡ - Sabrina Briganti from Flucso
si si mussoooo-leeniii venet-zeeeyaaa maaarrrrgare-ti sii - Arkancelo
Nobody puts FF in a corner. - Unkcoso Praise The Sun
oddbody wadab niga? - Arkancelo
io tutte le volte che provo a rientrare in frienf.it non ci riesco ORCOZIO - A. Morloi Grazioli
I thought FF was an international site. Why does everyone speak in an ancient language which sounds like it's been eradicated in the last century? - Arkancelo
and most important of all, who the fuck is bret taylor? he looks like a frat faggot to me. he would be the last one I'll take serious regarding the FF servers. - Arkancelo
breeeet plisssss, we love you! - gcate
Hakan number one ! - Arkancelo
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 - NOT THE CRICKET
al iste ammmmmmina koyim yani ben boyle isin. yukarda sanki bascavusun esegi osuruyor da gelip hala daha ispanyolca mi latince mi ne yazip duruyorlar. - Arkancelo
NO THE CRİCKET YARRAĞIM İ WAS AN İNVESTER AT BENCHMARK CAPİTAL UR LYİNG FAGGOT İ CONDEMN U - Arkancelo
this Arkangelo seems a promising idiot, a pity we discover him so late. - µtna
oddy, pls take your words back; as my ex-girlfriend worked in the PR department of Facebooks. - Arkancelo
utna, I bet your penis is micro sized too thats why you call me promising. I promised nobody nothing. stop slendering. - Arkancelo
Arkancelo, you're an idiotic troll. http://friendfeed.com/about... - NOT THE CRICKET
It's PR, I was talking about actual work - oddbody from fftogo
YOU ARE GİVİNG ME TEAM PAGE HOW DO i KNOW İTS NOT A TEAM LİKE YOUR SHİTTY COUNTRYS JUVENTUS????????? - Arkancelo
Who the fuck is Juventus? - NOT THE CRICKET
sorry dear hebephrenic, I'm taking leave from my friends, no time to nurture you. - µtna
no though seriously, even though I envy him much, he is a fellow ashkenazi too, that's why I can't hate him :/ - Arkancelo
WOW what an ignorant fuck you are cricket. You are indeed a cricket. How can you not know Juve? - Arkancelo
are you a Fissore from turkey? - Unkcoso Praise The Sun
No, I'm His Evil Highness Arkancelo Hazretleri (P.b.u.h) from the 9th layer of hell. - Arkancelo
BRB, I remembered an old italian thread, I have to find it. - Arkancelo
I still have that Besiktas jersey - oddbody from fftogo
and I still got the blouse. http://www.mediafire.com/view... - Arkancelo
Unkle, the 9th, frozen one. - Arkancelo
Arkancelo, WHERE IS MY KEBAB? I've ordered 15 min ago... stop blabbing around and move your lazy ass. - Pepper Mind
PEPPER Mind (I don't think I should even continue using a stereotype after typing your nick name, should I)? - Arkancelo
I once kicked a teen chick out of bed because her tits were small and nipples were dark. that looked like a fucking pepperoni on top. Italian women? Not even once. - Arkancelo
omg arkancelo u so funny. - Antonio
welcome back arkancelo - mentegatto
OMG tnx man, see faggots, there is one of you in the whole country who can appreciate good humour like mine. TAKE THAT! - Arkancelo
sup mente? you too. - Arkancelo
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
doesn't have news value. I never remember mente satying in his motherland. it's like he is a jew with a bad IRS record running away all the time. - Arkancelo
I love 74-year-old nuns <3 - Pepper Mind
LAst time I stole a buddy's gf, shit really hit the fan. I mean we had a fight so big, he woke up three days later. literally. so I stay away from someone else's potential wife. nuns = no go. - Arkancelo
dev'essere un mix tra angelo fissore e yeridiani, versione turca - Antonio
no antonio, your kinsmen come up with the same argument over and over again and I am tired of telling them that your fissore guy is actually a copy of mine. - Arkancelo
Plus that fag uses a Mac, how can someone with a mind compare me, a tough guy to someone who uses a Mac as a computer? - Arkancelo
ahahah mente. just a moment. I'll top that blasphemy. - Arkancelo
there you go. http://www.ashemaletube.com/search... a religion, beneath my soles. - Arkancelo
speaking of which, how is the christianity thing going? most people say the new pope is a deggial, the ender of the religion? - Arkancelo
comunque riuscite a flammare anche al crepuscolo - gcate
gnocchi, I didn't understand what you've written above but you are absolutely right. - Arkancelo
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
fuck then, for no reason I filled my search history with shemale porn. If something bad happens to me, please, delete my C:\ completely. teamviewer user: 3462234 pass: lolwtfis345 - Arkancelo
shemale porn :S - mentegatto
but tell your kinsmen to be clever anyway. knights templar (your countrymen, illuminati, italia, rome, vatican stuff) were killed because they worshipped cats. - Arkancelo
egyptian pricks worshipped cats and look where they are now. MUSA'M (my leader moses) eradicated them with 10 plagues. everybody should be clever. - Arkancelo
oddbody, mi stai facendo sganasciare tra un service affanculo e l'altro - gcate
@mente çk<rebgkabfşıuWEGFŞIUWegrfşıwGVahahahaaHAHAAH HSHSHAHAHAHAHAHAH - Arkancelo
Hi, in the name of allah, please accept my kitten as a bridal present. in the first day of our marriage, we will be drowning infidels in the holy sea of nutella. - Arkancelo
I can only accept bridal presents from nuns, but younger than 74 - mentegatto
what if she had plastic surgeries? (yes down there too, the labia majora is still intact, not flailing on the knee cap). - Arkancelo
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
FUCK, some italian hacked my account. I swear even though it states Me, I didn't write that. I don't even know how to code let alone carrying sites over. pls believe me. - Arkancelo
where are bezdo, ubiki and jason? - Arkancelo
I attack Kamchatka with three armies. - Fabrizio Casu
PLEASE DON'T PULL THE PLUG ON THIS MERRY ANARCHY - Roux
Fabrizio, how about norway? - Arkancelo
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
I'll even let someone to pull the plug of my mother's life support than friendfeed servers' plug. (that person has to make my mother sign a special document though). - Arkancelo
I mean, why post dick pictures in private. Every male has a dick and we are all products of sex. From this moment on, no male shall post a picture of his ferret incognito or private. - Arkancelo
annnd, the ghostwriter? - Arkancelo
almost 200 comments, almost 300 likes and nobody answers me. I won't stay in a place where I'm not wanted or liked. Arrvederchi frenfi. I'll delete my account in 10 minutes. - Arkancelo
Good. Could you make it in 2. - Greg GuitarBuster
8 minutes remaining. - Arkancelo
1 minute remaining - Antonio
Bye! Teach the angels to do kebab. - Fabrizio Casu
4 8 15 16 23 42 - cristinabi
7 minutes 50 seconds remaining. - Arkancelo
It was 1 minute 3 minutes ago. - Fabrizio Casu
I'm afraid your slimy, hair gel infested black hair is preventing you from seeing your panerai watch AAAYYYYY? - Arkancelo
7 minutes 40 seconds remaining. - Arkancelo
0 minutes 03 seconds, 02, 01, BYE. - Antonio
6 minutes 59 seconds 211 miliseconds remaining. - Arkancelo
7.049360363302 x 10^45 Planck time remaining. - Arkancelo
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 ☢
francesca your hot - Arkancelo
Üşenmedim okudum, yarıldım amk aşdlkkaşdkalşsk - ☝Mitrazz the Angry Turk
best of #offensivearkan aksjdhaskjd - Cafo
Dasdddsddfggv - Fayır from Android
bret seni baret diye kafama takarım - Çipetpet
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
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
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
Who thinks I should click this .zip file to open my court documents? #phishing
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IT'S A TRAP! - rönin
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
Take that, Bruce.
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When Sarah designs a paper remote, she includes thumbs up and down buttons like on our TiVo.
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Awesome. - Stephen Mack
Reminds me of something I'd actually see at Ikea. - Marie
Stephen Mack DOMINATES my FriendFeed. I should call it Stephen Feed. #fftop20
It's not a bug. - NOT THE CRICKET 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. - NOT THE CRICKET
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
louisgray.com: If You Took a Photo, You're Sharing it, Right? - http://blog.louisgray.com/2014...
louisgray.com: If You Took a Photo, You're Sharing it, Right?
louisgray.com: If You Took a Photo, You're Sharing it, Right?
"As technology advances forward, the way we share changes. We've moved from slide carousels of vacations and Walgreen's photo labs to online photo book replicas, and in-stream editing. We're not backing up our photos to CDs and DVDs, and I don't see a future where I'll hand my kids a microscopic Flash drive upon graduation. They'll just know. Any photo that's ever been taken that I want them to have will be available - and I shouldn't have to do anything." - Louis Gray from Bookmarklet
Great post, Louis. - Stephen Mack from iPhone
Thanks, Stephen! - Louis Gray
With all the work that's gone into surfacing good content, it's sad that this is still true: "Or worse, we'll just delete the ones that make us look bad, and post the entire glob of photos as a collection - a digital slide show that hopes our friends will care enough to find their favorite, and leave us a comment, Like or +1 in return to give a head nod of agreement." - Bruce Lewis
I share my photos on FriendFeed. Will FF be around for my grandkids to see it? - Amit Patel
Eventually all this data will be encoded into our DNA so the life history of each person is handed down to future generations that way it always has. Genotype is separated from phenotype which is separated from datatype. - Todd Hoff
Eventually we'll share photos by exchanging DNA through saliva, with "horizontal gene transfer" - Amit Patel
@Amit I cannot comment on current or future Google[x] projects. - Louis Gray
That would require a virus Amit. And wouldn't that be terrorism :) - Todd Hoff
10 New Year's Resolutions (for you) for the Year 2015 - http://blog.louisgray.com/2015...
10 New Year's Resolutions (for you) for the Year 2015
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"A new year is a somewhat arbitrary point in time to mark change. But tradition has it that we do two things when the calendar turns from December to January. We look back on the previous year, either with pride over accomplishments, or dismissal of bad experiences, and we optimistically expect the best for the coming twelve months." - Louis Gray from Bookmarklet
These are great. Thanks for sharing :) - joey
Thanks, Joey! I originally was going for 15, but 10 was good enough. - Louis Gray
You've inspired me to take some specific actions so I appreciate that. Also, some of us are easily overwhelmed so 10 is good ;) - joey
Twitter is broken on Android, iOS and mobile. But I can still post from FriendFeed.
FRIENDFEED IS ALIVE :) - A Gunny named Slickback
Let the annual airing of grievances begin for Festivus 2014!
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Short order cooks who are tall. - Spidra Webster
Sand worms and bolted-on love stories In Hobbit films - Stephen Mack from iPhone
Mac laptops with stupid fake logos or covers on the apple in TV shows. - Louis Gray
PCs with the Windows logo on the monitors in TV shows. TV shows using Windows Phones as the only phone. - Eric - Let Me Know
SUVs that claim to be hybrids. - Louis Gray
Cities that claim to want to solve traffic and housing woes, but refuse to build new residential property. - Louis Gray
Selfies. - Louis Gray
People who say sorry, I'm not sorry. - Eric Logan from FFHound!
traffic - Laura Norvig
Those people - you know who you are. - Steve C, Team Marina
Isn't this joke getting old? I mean, how many years have we been doing this now? - Bruce Lewis
Double standards - t-ra supports #LOLSpidra from Android
People who click "Like" on this post. They're grievances; how can you like them? - Bruce Lewis
Ordering an egg and cheese breakfast sandwich and they don't bother to toast the bread. - Half Pint
Fitbit trackers that under report steps. ;) - Ken Gidley from iPhone
California state workers who act like they own the sidewalk around Capitol Park at lunchtime. - Corinne L
People who say traditions are getting old. - Louis Gray
Gasoline leaf blowers. - Louis Gray
Using mayonnaise instead of miracle whip on my sandwich by accident! - Joe
Tiny dogs with big barks. - Louis Gray from Android
Meta-meta-meta grievances. - Bruce Lewis
People saying it's cold when it's 60 degrees outside. - Eric - Let Me Know
shopping - Bruce Lewis
Being sore and blistered - Stephen Mack
Having to go to washroom at work for number 2 - مولوی‌عبدالپلنگ تایغر زهی from Android
Rain. Drought. - Bruce Lewis
miracle whip - Laura Norvig
whip miracles - Big Joe Silence
Strip malls without strippers. - Louis Gray from Android
Flea markets selling no fleas. False advertising. - Janet from FFHound!
first-world problems - Kevin Johnson
An entire healthcare system in which access relies on a single website functioning properly, and no recourse when it doesn't. - April Russo
Clients that charge their clients $80 to $140 per hour for your web development work, but cry that they can't afford to pay you any more than $10.80/hr, and think it's fair for you to expect to "make it up in bulk". - April Russo
Whining whiners who whine. - Mary Carmen from iPhone
Canada. - Josh Haley
Facebook - MoTO Boychick Devil
Know-it-alls - Meg VMeg
Companies who buy up really fantastic social media sites just for their dev team & then learn little from the superior social media site design they now own the IP for. - Spidra Webster
People who can't stay in their own gotdamned lane. - Hookuh Tinypants
Norwegian Christmas food. - Jenny H. from Android
Taking the 100k Steps Fitbit Challenge and Raising Money for Charity - http://blog.louisgray.com/2014...
Taking the 100k Steps Fitbit Challenge and Raising Money for Charity
On Monday, Stephen and I have a crazy plan to set a new personal record for Fitbit steps. The goal? 100,000 steps in a single day, blowing away my previous personal best by more than 50 percent, and coming close to fifty miles walked - while also helping raise money for Camp Taylor, a free summer camp for children with heart disease, in memory of Riley Norton, the son of my friend and colleague Ken Norton. - Louis Gray from Bookmarklet
Who's this Stepeh guy? :) - Stephen Mack
No idea STEPHEN. NO IDEA. - Louis Gray
You go guys!! Maybe I'll try to join you for a lap - my next badge is at a measly 25K steps... - Ken Gidley
We'd love to have you for some or all, Ken! That's for everyone else here, too. - Stephen Mack from iPhone
Hey Bruce, I think @Fitbit should be promoting this on their channels. :) - Louis Gray
What about … sleep?! - Amit Patel
Sleep is a waste of time and unproductive Amit. - Louis Gray
What could be a bigger waste of time than walking? - Todd Hoff
Not walking? - Stephen Mack from iPhone
Walking or running for charity is never a waste of time. As a fellow charity racer and Fitbit fanatic, I'm proud of Louis and Stephen for being so awesome! I did 65K during my marathon day (29 miles total including walking to/from the race), so I know y'all can rock this so easy! Kick butt, gentlemen! <3 - Hookuh Tinypants from FreshFeed
Thanks Amanda! - Louis Gray
Thanks also from me. - Stephen Mack
@Fitbit did retweet. I hope you hit your fundraising goal! - Bruce Lewis
Bruce, this afternoon we're now $4,405 out of $4,500! - Stephen Mack
Woot, goal made! - Stephen Mack
Yay! - Half Pint
When I see the post for the picture, all I can think of is the Matterhorn Game from the Price is Right: https://www.youtube.com/watch... - Jason Huebel
And I yodel my little heart out. - Jason Huebel
louisgray.com: FestivusFeed: FriendFeed Airs Your Grievances - http://louisgray.com/live...
louisgray.com: FestivusFeed: FriendFeed Airs Your Grievances
I found this fake comment I made 1 year and 1 day ago quite ironic at this point. (Reminded by Susan Beebe's thread) - Louis Gray from Bookmarklet
"Robert Scoble joins every network but this one." BUT I kept pushing... and here we are. :-) - Louis Gray
Louis - Wow, your pushing WORKED in a big way...Mike must hate you by now! - of course I love you for that :) - Susan Beebe
Here's the post in my thread Louis is referring to -----> http://friendfeed.com/e... - Susan Beebe
It took me 1.5-years to get RSS after Dave Winer first showed it to me. So, I am getting faster. Took me just a few months to get friendfeed. Glad you kept after me. - Robert Scoble
So how do I access it? <---I take that back. Didn't realize what I was looking at when I went to the site. - Mattie Kenny
Bring back Festivus Feed! - Shawn Farner
Yeah do it! :) - Susan Beebe
My favorite grievance: http://friendfeed.com/e... - Louis Gray
Robert, now we just need to get you to understand auto-follow (the SocialToo way) ;-) - Jesse Stay
LOVE! - David Cook
Josh: it was a seasonal thing last year at this time, so it is no longer possible. We may have to bring it back by popular demand, but for now the entries you see are all from last year. - Bret Taylor
Bret - bring back those cute little red icons next to the FF posts! easy seasonal "flair" feature! - Susan Beebe
and here we are... - Jesse Stay
Jesse I want to like this, but I already liked it in 2008! - Eric Florenzano
Whoa. How did I NOT like this in 2008. Weird. - Lisa L. Seifert
The comments about this on Facebook are illuminating. - WoH: Professor MOTHRA
Robert Scoble, joins, then leaves, every network, including this one. - Laura Norvig
What Laura said. - Louis Gray
Happy Festivus, everyone. - DGentry
People who revive dead threads. - Bruce Lewis
Stephen and I are walking all day today! We just passed 4k Fitbit steps and have 96k to go! #fitbit100k
Good luck! Stay hydrated! :D - Jennifer Dittrich
He won't let me stop for coffee :( Meanie - Stephen Mack from iPhone
Want me to bring you coffee? - The Other Yvonne from FFHound!
Yvonne, I have a thermos full! He just won't let me stop to drink it :( - Stephen Mack from iPhone
what I've heard about this Louis character on here indicates he is not a nice person. no sleep and no coffee? nonsense! also, GO STEPHEN! RAH RAH SIS BOOM! - t-ra supports #LOLSpidra
16k steps down! Doing very well. You can help sponsor us at https://www.firstgiving.com/fundrai... - Louis Gray from Android
They're more than halfway! - Bruce Lewis
Almost done! - bentley
96,317! - Stephen Mack from iPhone
We made it! 100k! We are both so sore and tired, but we managed. - Louis Gray
Congratulations! ^_^ - Farzad
Christmas tree is all done!
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I like the branded approach. - Stephen Mack from iPhone
Needs a bead ;-) - Shannon - GlassMistress
Tablets, Touch and Talk: Technology Through the Eyes of a Child - http://blog.louisgray.com/2014...
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"My children have never known a world without high speed Internet, streaming movies on demand, and a seemingly all-knowing personal assistant, available to answer their every question when asked. They've grown accustomed to concepts which once seemed fanciful, like the ability to order all sorts of items on your tablet and have them delivered in the same day, having every photo you've ever taken available to you from any device, or having video chats with just about anyone instantly. For them, there is no such thing as technology. There's just the real world" - Louis Gray from Bookmarklet
Akiva is having all sorts of fun on Twitter with the @xyzzwhy account.
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You Can't Achieve Equality by Expecting Everyone to be the Same - http://blog.louisgray.com/2014...
You Can't Achieve Equality by Expecting Everyone to be the Same
You Can't Achieve Equality by Expecting Everyone to be the Same
"Speaking up or talking about hard issues like racial bias or diversity, or calling for attentiton to inherent problems, makes it possible I'll misspeak and say something quotable where I don't want it. It's instead much easier to sit quiet and let other people fight their battles - to watch big conflicts and flareups remotely, trivializing someone else's experience, as something that's not happening here. But even in the 'burbs, and in our corporate offices, there are issues. We may not see unarmed men shot 12 times and killed in our hallways, but there are opportunities to bring down or build up our peers daily, and most of us aren't doing much to aid their quiet struggles." - Louis Gray from Bookmarklet
Great article. (Also, love that second pic of Erica.) - Stephen Mack
I like both those pictures of Erica! Thanks, Stephen. - Louis Gray
Thanks. I was just about to give up on the possibility of MLK's dream. - Alfred C. Ingram
Introducing Google Dads: Social networking for dads. https://www.youtube.com/watch...
louisgray.com: Our Smartphones Have Surpassed Their Role as Computers In Our Pockets - http://blog.louisgray.com/2014...
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"The prevailing mantra holds that as our phones become increasingly smart and constantly connected, that we're walking around with the equivalent of computers in our pocket. These intelligent devices can do practically everything their PC predecessors could, from email and web browsing to document sharing and creation, music and photos, and any application you can think of. In fact, I'd argue that we're not only seeing people spend more hours with their mobile devices than traditional PCs, they're more functional as well - as the smartphone has surpassed the PC. Ever try taking photos with your iMac? It's tough." - Louis Gray from Bookmarklet
Your phone wants to kill you. ~Amy Pohler - Eric - Let Me Know from iPhone
Was this prompted by being asked where you got that graph, when it was from Fitbit's web site? It struck me how phone-centric we are these days. - Bruce Lewis
@Bruce it wasn't prompted by Stephen's asking about the Web version. I've been thinking about this for a few weeks, as I was using my phone and then put it down to pick up the laptop, and started thinking about all of this. - Louis Gray
FF Team, how come you can't find your Twitter friends on the service any longer? Is this due to Twitter changes? Are there plans to restore it? Thanks.
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yes, this. - holly #ravingfangirl
If you put &source=twitterandroid at the end of the REST request, I bet they can punch through any of twitter's API changes. - Andy Bakun
did not the twitter API change some time ago ? - Peter Dawson
Yes and yes. - Benjamin Golub
thanks Louis this is a huge loss to the service you provide guys. Find your friends › Find Twitter friends Finding your Twitter friends We could not find your Twitter friends. - Thomas Power
This has been fixed. - Benjamin Golub
Something fixed on FriendFeed? Hmmm... - Cliff Gerrish
right on. thanks again, Ben! :) - holly #ravingfangirl
I'd be happy if I could get my Twitter to import again. Has not for... months. - Alix May
Yes Cliff, things do get fixed here. Not always as quickly as we'd like, but that's universal. - Bruce Lewis
Ben is awesome, of course. Thank you sir. - Louis Gray
Things get fixed but no new features will be added. - Akiva
something wrong with ff. - Tayfun Yaşar
Ben: keeper of the flame. - Laura Norvig
Thanks Louis this really does need fixing FF is the only place that aggregates twitter feeds well - Thomas Power
Fantastic Ben, Louis thank you so much. - Thomas Power
Bipolar owl: I'm sorry you feel that way. I actually did commit a change that fixes this and a few weeks ago another change that fixed adding Twitter accounts. Unfortunately both fixes are for public Twitter accounts only. It looks like you have a private account. Stay tuned! - Benjamin Golub
Thanks for the fixes and the great attitude Ben. I imagine there isn't a huge incentive to continue to patch things around here, but it's clearly a great product and people are still passionate about it. Rock on, dude. - John
This is broken again. - Fedge No
I was going to be over 20,000 steps each day last week, but I stayed home Friday to hand out Halloween candy. If only I'd walked the kids instead...
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Close, but no bubblegum cigar. - Spidra Webster
Congrats you won all the leftover candy! - Steve C, Team Marina
I have been consuming the leftover candy... - Louis Gray
Broke 40k steps today and 20 miles too! (And went to work) - Louis Gray
Wow! - Stephen Mack from iPhone
How are you stepping? - Sean McBride
# stepping types -- all of the below: with or without ankle, wrist and/or body weights 1. elliptical machine 2. jogging 3. jogging in place 4. marching 5. marching in place 6. running 7. running in place 8. stairs (brisk) 9. stairs (normal) 10. treadmill 11. walking (brisk) 12. walking (normal) 13. walking in place (brisk) 14. walking in place (normal) - Sean McBride
Sean: You left off 15. strolling, 16. strolling (brisk), 17. meandering, 18. meandering (structured), 19. crab walking, 20. sprinting, 21. sprinting (frisky), 22. skipping. - Stephen Mack from iPhone
Very good (but don't forget Monty Python funny walks) -- the rate of calories burned for all these movements can be calculated with some precision. (I do all my workouts these days with kettlebells -- they provide the most bang for time expended -- for both cardio and strength.) - Sean McBride
13 is close enough. And Bruce has all my data. - Louis Gray
(Because we're Fitbit friends) - Bruce Lewis from Android
Five years later, I still point people to the FriendFeed changelog as an example of best practices for transparency. http://changelog.friendfeed.com/
"Description: too tired to finish this right now" lol - Brent Schaus
^ Sleep is unproductive and a waste of time. - Micah from FFHound(roid)!
"steampunk tweaks from kevin" - Steve C, Team Marina
"Because I have to stop working now, computer is going away :(" - L'Andre
That is strangely fascinating - Laura Norvig from iPhone
That changelog is a beautiful thing. - Sean McBride
So....Friendfeed hasn't changed since 2009? - Shey
@Shey the people have all gotten much better! - Louis Gray
Thanks for sharing Louis; what a blast to the past. Really fun glancing over those logs. - Benjamin Golub
"handle pickle errors" - Laura Norvig
I wonder if I could find the change they had to make to deal with me. - Brian Johns
Ben, I figured it was a real thing and not, you know, somebody dribbling pickle juice on a server. - Laura Norvig
Averaging 25,000+ steps a day, for a week? Is such a thing even possible?
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You're amazing. Also, what are you using to get that summary? - Stephen Mack from iPhone
Is that an android app? Or PC/Mac? - The Other Yvonne from FFHound!
So you were serious about that sleep thing being a waste of time. - Steve C, Team Marina
That's from the web, Yvonne (and Stephen). - Louis Gray
That's awesome! - Miriella from Android
Iainababy, your breath is like warmed over liver and onions. Your caress like the pinch from a scorpion sting. You make me full of dread when you are near. - Louis Gray
Fitbit Launches Challenges to Push You and Friends to Go Further - http://blog.louisgray.com/2014...
Fitbit Launches Challenges to Push You and Friends to Go Further
Fitbit Launches Challenges to Push You and Friends to Go Further
Fitbit Launches Challenges to Push You and Friends to Go Further
"The charm of Fitbit has always been more than just counting steps and seeing how far you've meandered in your day. Even more than the virtual badges you can collect for hitting new personal recorsd, one of the most engaging pieces of this smart wearable has been informally competing with your friends for a place atop the leaderboard, learning who is the most active, and seeing just how much further you need to go to land a spot at the top." - Louis Gray from Bookmarklet
I wasn't sandbagging! I was just in 8 hours solid of meetings during the day, then was focused on the kids until 10:30 (my daughter was having a tough time getting to sleep). I didn't start running until 10:30 -- if I had started running/walking at 9, I'd have beat you. :) - Stephen Mack
I think Louis is the one sandbagging today. - Stephen Mack
I'll never tell. And I didn't call you out by name, Stephen. :) - Louis Gray
The screenshot is clear :) - Stephen Mack from iPhone
Louis wins again! - Stephen Mack from iPhone
Cloud Powered Near Instant PC, Mobile Upgrades Are the New Reality - http://blog.louisgray.com/2014...
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Last week I got my wife a new laptop. She didn't have to install anything or migrate any data. It had everything she needed just by logging in. This is the new reality on desktop and mobile, if you live a Cloud-centric lifestyle. - Louis Gray from Bookmarklet
The way it should be and the way it will be. - Sean McBride
Love love LOVE mine! - Sherry BakerBrio
Fitbit Launches Challenges to Push You and Friends to Go Further - http://blog.louisgray.com/2014...
Fitbit Launches Challenges to Push You and Friends to Go Further
And then... while playing with Waze while on the Google shuttle home this evening, a wild Ben Golub appeared! We were practically tailing him on the freeway. Hi Ben! #notstalking
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Not my normal route to go south of Menlo Park but we had an offsite in Cupertino! - Benjamin Golub
Yum. Lollipop. And it took about 3 minutes to get shared by The Verge. http://www.theverge.com/2014...
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Party on, Louis! - Stephen Mack
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