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Skyler Call
My four year old daughter received a dresser from her grandparents. We are cleaning out the old one for her little brother. When she got a peek into the top drawer of the old dresser she asked, "why are you keeping all my garbage in here"? My wife had been stuffing the drawer with drawings and such from our daughter.
Who else has a top drawer full of junk you think you will need later but never do? - Skyler Call from Android
I have several of them. And some boxes for the same purpose, as well. - Mark Christiansen
Thomas Hawk
Brian Sullivan
iPhone 4 SLR Mount lets you shoot 5-megapixel photos with your $3,000 lens -- Engadget - http://www.engadget.com/2011...
iPhone 4 SLR Mount lets you shoot 5-megapixel photos with your $3,000 lens -- Engadget
From the Redonculous Department of Idiocy. - Brian Sullivan from Bookmarklet
April fools? - Shannon - GlassMistress
I think it's cool, just not $250 cool. - Rodfather
Think of it this way, wouldn't you like Instagram, 360 Panorama, iMovie, and a 3G connection on your DSLR? You can make a quick and dirty movie and share it right away. - Rodfather
I have a friend who would actually really dig this. (He's a professional photographer too.) He just wouldn't be interested in it for that price point. - SAM
If someone really needs to carry a $3000 lens around, why wouldn't he just carry a camera as well? It looks good but of no use. - Faraz Mullick
I don't think a person would be limited to using it with $3000 lens, what Rodfather said is a good use case, and some people appreciate the novelty. Of no use to you would be reasonable. - SAM
Hooking up a SLR lens to an iPhone and calling it a DSLR is a bit like sticking a prancing horse logo on a Fiat 500 and calling it a Ferrari. - Brian Sullivan
Who called it a DSLR? It's a lens mount. - Rodfather
Other than the price, what is the actual objection to this product? - Bren - pseudo-Buddhist from iPhone
Rodfather- I thought that was implicit in your earlier comment. - Brian Sullivan
No, you're tripping. I wouldn't mind having an OS in a DLSR. - Rodfather
As the owner of a 6MP DSLR, I don't really see what's ridiculous about 5MP pictures through a good lens. - Bruce Lewis
Rodfather -- so your comment earlier has nothing to do with this product -- you were just daydreaming about a product that you wish existed? - Brian Sullivan
It says exactly what it says. Why such much hate? There's even a group that makes movies on the iPhone only. For them, it would be a cool addition. You can use lenses you have sitting around and make a movie with different lenses. What's so horrible about that? - Rodfather
Bruce -- adding a big lens to a 5MP iPhone does not turn it into the equivalent of a 5MP DSLR -- not even close. Size in MP matters a lot less than size of sensor -- and iPhone's sensor is very small. - Brian Sullivan
Rodfather - no hate implied -- at least not to you. I just think the product is ridiculous. - Brian Sullivan
No answer to my question? Okay. - Bren - pseudo-Buddhist from iPhone
Bren - to me seems to a solution looking for a problem -- it is technology for technology's sake -- -- just because it is possible to do something it doesn't always make sense to make and try to sell a product that does it. - Brian Sullivan
I think Rod has already made a compelling argument against that, Brian. Maybe it's just me, but your vitriol for this product seems disproportionate to your stated complaint about the product. As I understand it, the only problem (aside from price) is that *you* don't have a use for it. - Bren - pseudo-Buddhist from iPhone
I see it as just a lens mount. That's it. On a side note, this reminds me when people started making adapters for consumer video cameras to mount 35mm lenses. This was huge. Only around 4 years ago too. That was the first time people could use interchangeable lenses on a relatively cheap video camera. It opened up so much more possibilities for students and indie filmmakers. Now that... more... - Rodfather
Bren - not sure it was intended as vitrol or should be characterized as such, I don't know how else I can assess and present a point of view except as well .. my point of view. I definitely have no use for this product (or for an iPhone for that matter) - Brian Sullivan
"ridiculous department of idiocy" struck me as fairly vitriolic for a product that is, in reality, simply not useful to you. Again, maybe that's just me. - Bren - pseudo-Buddhist from iPhone
amygeek
Yeah, this Google + thing is fun, but if there's no poking, I'm not sure I can commit.
Thank goodness. - Skyler Call
Jesse Stay
Google to Businesses: Don’t Create Google+ Profiles Yet - http://mashable.com/2011...
How does this fit with those of us who use Google Apps accounts for personal use? I have one setup for all my family members to use. - Skyler Call from Android
Skyler Call
With Nagios Core, can I change the host_name value without losing that host's history?
Well, the new host name means a new rebirth, so no history for the new item. Anyway, you never loose history since it is contained in Nagios logs, so... - ↂGiorgiँ Zarrelliↂ
Is there a way to copy the history from the old hostname to the new hostname? - Skyler Call
Will renaming the hostname in all the .log files in /usr/local/nagios/var/archives/ work? - Skyler Call
Never tried it but I think using "sed" would work - ↂGiorgiँ Zarrelliↂ
As you can see from the manual: File Name: avail.cgi Description: This CGI is used to report on the availability of hosts and services over a user-specified period of time. In order for this CGI to be of much use, you should enable log rotation and keep archived logs in the path specified by the log_archive_path directive. - ↂGiorgiँ Zarrelliↂ
This means that the cgi used for reporting are actually using online archived logs, so, something like sed -i 's/old_host/new_host/g' logfile.log should suffice. - ↂGiorgiँ Zarrelliↂ
That worked. Thank you. - Skyler Call
Louis Gray
Heresy, I know... if you want a Google+ invite, I can get all of you in. Just post your email address.
batuhanicoz@gmail.com (THANK YOU!!!) - batuhan icoz
Its a trap? - Johnny from iPhone
I don't think it is, he's gonna share a post with me and i'll get an notification e-mail about it and click on the link from the e-mail,then, I'M IN. (saw it on TNW) - batuhan icoz
:) - Johnny from iPhone
Thanks LG, I'm in Google+ :) - K.D.
alexscrivener@gmail.com - Alex Scrivener
curt_grymala [at] yahoo [dot] com - COMPLICATED MR. NOODLE
iphwin@gmail.com EDIT: And thanks! - (Curtis) Alan Jackson
ajkohn2006@gmail.com - AJ Kohn
jimminyfuller@gmail.com - NOT THE CRICKET
oguz@limk.com :) - Oguz Serdar
yolanda.o over on the gmail. - Yolanda
scottandrewmueller@gmail.com <--- changed to my gmail. - SAM
whumes@gmail.com - Friar Will
trishrobinson@gmail.com - Trish R
THANKS A LOT! :) - batuhan icoz
All of the above are IN. - Louis Gray
gunnyman@gmail.com please - A Gunny named Slickback
rock on - Josh Haley
eric0116@gmail.com please EDIT: I got mine from Liza, thanks. - Eric - ill subliminal
kmohr25@gmail.com (Thanks!!!!) - Kevin Mohr
Doumo arigatou! - rönin
Thank you Louis! - SAM
madcheng@gmail.com Thanx!! - Gabrielle
EDIT: [PLEASE CANCEL REQUEST] - unbeknown to me, Matt Mastracci's hit me up with an invite that just landed. Thank, Louis. - Micah
didjital73 gmail.com - Bren - pseudo-Buddhist from iPhone
Thanks Louis. - NOT THE CRICKET
julian.clark.2{at}gmail[doT]com (thanks!) - Julian
robin.hastings@gmail.com (thanks in advance!!) - EDIT: I'm in, thanks to the ever-fab Amy Buckland. Thanks for the offer though! - WebGoddess
hecatomber@gmail.com thanks :) - Koray AI
In! Thanks, Louis! - Alex Scrivener
Ye.geng@gmail.com thanks! - yezi from Android
Wow, Google's not skimping on the invites this time eh? - rönin
cdogzilla@gmail.com .... thanks!! - cdogzilla | downgraded
*Edit* got a invite from someone else. - Me
Edited: Got in thanks to Will H. :) - The First NoeLB
Aguracar@gmail.com thanks in advance :) - Üstün Üzüm from Android
Thanks, Louis! - Friar Will
ericloganvanman(at)gmail.com - Key West
fanning.steve(at)gmail.com - DJ Stevie Steve
Ldersh-at-gmail ( u da man!) - Louis Dershowitz from iPhone
vezquex@gmail.com (thanks) - Vezquex
Got it. Thanks, Louis - COMPLICATED MR. NOODLE
comixmcj@gmail.com Thank you Louis :) - comix aka martha
aswang@fatoprofugus.net -- thank you! - Victor Ganata from iPhone
haroldcabezas@gmail.com Thanks!! - Harold Cabezas from Android
mhocter@gmail.com ... Thanks, Louis! - Michael Hocter from Android
manielse@gmail.com - manielse (Mark Nielsen)
EDIT: Got in. Thanks, Louis! - Bruce Lewis
Thanks! - Kristin from Android
tonybls12@gmail.com ( thanks very muchly) - tony bland
rowlikeagirl@gmail.com. - rowlikeagirl
juanpg gmail.com, thanks! - Juan Pablo González
Laura dot norvig at gmail - Laura Norvig from iPod
Everybody above has been invited! - Louis Gray
Thanks! That was very fast :D - Juan Pablo González
Did you get in, Juan? - Louis Gray
voxefx at gmail thanks! - Vox
klecu1 at gmail - Kevin L
Invited. - Louis Gray
Thanks again, Louis! Added you to my Web 3.0 circle. Have a great 4th. - Harold Cabezas
Woot - Kevin L
If not too late, jordanpw@gmail.com - Patrick Jordan
Not too late. You're in. - Louis Gray
hostdesign@gmail.com - James Stratford
All of us? Cool. jeberjabber@gmail.com (oops, the gmail one) - Jack&Cleo
tdigenti@gmail.com thank you - tom digenti
Thanks so much Louis! - Patrick Jordan
thank you! - comix aka martha
scherbi @ gmail - scherbi: bottom dweller
nikhildandekar at gmail - Nikhil Dandekar
LisaLenea at gee-mail. w00t! I'm unemployed! Gimme something interesting to play with for a few days. :) And THANKS! - Lisa L. Seifert from Android
marybaumcreative@gmail.com - and then when I'm logged in as that, I can go around +1ing people (like you) like crazy until it's time to go do stuff as Apps again. - Mary B: #TeamMonique from iPhone
Weirdly, I found posts promising Profiles for Apps users 'within weeks' back in MARCH. - Mary B: #TeamMonique from iPhone
beatnikfool@gmail.com. Thanks! - Joe from YouFeed
jdan57 at gmail dot com - J.D. Deutschendorf from Android
For the moment, my invites has been disappeared. Hm. - Louis Gray
Thanks for the invite Louis! - James Stratford
Thank you, Louis. - Jack&Cleo
jokraus at du . edu (thanks Louis...) - Joe
jphender at gmail dot com - Jeff P. Henderson
Borarslan@gmail.com (thanks) - Bora Arslan from iPhone
atmos.trio@gmail.com - Rob Michael (Atmos Trio)
Got mine already, so I'm already there. :D - Dennis Jernberg
Redbarren@gmail.com cheers - ben barren from iPod
gattoo@gmail.com. Thanks Louis. I got gmail after 6 months of begging. Gods of Gray would be kind. - ThinkEzy
memregunes@gmail.com - Emre Güneş
jackie107 at gmail dot com Thank you! - Jackie
quisif [at]gmail.com - Ron (Serkan B.)
macatton@gmail.com...Thank you! - Mark Andrew Catton
havaslash@gmail.com ... thanks soooo much!! - Jay
mustafacamalti@gmail.com (thanks) - Mustafa Çamaltı
Guney.yasavur gmail. Thanka - Guney Yasavur from iPhone
johnacraft820@gmail.com - thanks! - John Craft
hderyal@gmail.com , if you have any left (: - Hakan Deryal
gfurry(at)gmail.com - gfurry
martyr@gmail.com and hope? - Marty from Android
bmw2day {at} gmail.com. (Thanks) - Brent - Yes I am
Are the invites back this morning? *crosses fingers* - Lisa L. Seifert from Android
yes prrrrlease! phuesken@gmail.com - peter huesken
Got it! Thank you, Louis. - rowlikeagirl
kpedraja@mac.com - Kevin (aka ThreadKilla)
Thank you very much Louis! brominet@gmail.com - Brome
Umutmto@gmail.com :) - Umut G. from iPhone
thedudeguru@gmail.com Thanks! - Jason Williams
still valid? gbabun [at] gmail [dot] com. - Bojan Babic
caitlinmoen@gmail.com :) if it still works, thanks! - Caitlin
Don't waste one on me... I have a Google Apps account!!! Ugh. - Skyler Call
still available? one for me please. marun2 [at] gmail [dot] com - MohanArun
merynstol@gmail.com - Thanks in advance. - Meryn Stol
Thanks. apparently I screwed this up by trying to accept from my ipod touch last night during the tiny window when they were still accepting new users. Now I have to wait until they have not "temporarily exceeded capacity." Oh well, see you soon! - Laura Norvig
Too late? - Ben Hanten
What's the story on more invites, good sir? - Josh Haley
vishalmanohar@gmail.com Thanks! - Vishy
07summits@gmail.com if you could, please, kind sir. - Josh Haley
alexandrasmueller@gmail.com if they're still working for you... I can't on my end. - SAM
demoncatch@gmail.com. thanks - Alan from BuddyFeed
cantorjf et gmail dot com ... tnx alot!! - CantorJF
any news on when they will let more people in? - Robyn Hawk
so how many of you ACTUALLY got an INVITE for G+ from LG eh ?? - Peter Dawson
I did; Louis was good on his word! - rowlikeagirl
Gosh., yes please: kolint at gmail dot com - at least when they reappear. :-) - Kol Tregaskes
Big smile - Thx, LG! - sherry@sherrybaker.com - Sherry BakerBrio
gwherd@gmail.com - Son of Groucho
gsezgic@gmail.com - gkh
osluciades@gmail.com - Pehlivanî
tapagerson@gmail.com - Thomas Page
THANK YOU!!! rakeshkamath@gmail.com - The Fat Oracle
Thanks ! yellow.violet.guy@gmail.com - TalkToMeGuy - TalkToMeGuy
*EDIT* Nevermind, Louis. I'm in. Phew! Thanks for getting so many in before they capped it... - Lisa L. Seifert from Android
Do you still have invites? I think the address I gave you ate it or something. Maybe try vganata at gmail.com? - Victor Ganata
amygeek@gmail.com - amygeek
burakbardakci(at)gmail.com thanks! - Burak Bardakçı
mi.yuanmi@gmail.com, thank u very much. - yezi
dal (at) lespetitspotes.com, Thanks! - DAL
technogran65@gmail.com - Technogran
Ian@ianwilliams.me - Ian Williams from Android
Thank you! :-) - Ian Williams from Android
Louis, you rock. If you've got any left, I'd love one. sean.smm@gmail.com Thanks very much! - Sean
Cali Lewis
Geez, LAX employees are a rude bunch!!
Don't they know who you are? Geesh! - Skyler Call
Shevonne
Like, Duh! Teenage Girls Determine What Families Spend Their Money On - http://www.refinery29.com/like-du...
This is true. - Skyler Call
Skyler Call
Skyler Call
I am really disappointed that Google is moving on without Google Apps users again. I have never even seen Buzz and now they are excluding me from Google+ (http://www.google.com/+...) too.
You need a Google Profile to use Google+ and Google Apps users are not yet allowed to create one. - Skyler Call
David Terry
Internet access is just purring right along today.... http://speedtest.net/result...
Yeah, but what do you get at home? - Skyler Call
AJ Batac
Google +1 Button Extension for Google Chrome by AJ Batac - http://allanjosephbatac.com/Google-...
Google +1 Button Extension for Google Chrome by AJ Batac
Google +1 Button Extension for Google Chrome by AJ Batac
Google +1 Button Extension for Google Chrome by AJ Batac
"With this extension, you can now 'Google +1' all websites especially those who doesn't have one installed. +1 buttons let people who love the content can recommend it on Google search." - AJ Batac from Bookmarklet
Unless, of course, you are using a Google Apps account. I hate being left behind all the time. - Skyler Call
So if you are a GApps account user, you can't use the button? Well, that sucks. :( - AJ Batac
Rob Michael (Atmos Trio)
Some people just don't do text messaging: I did not know that--now I do.
I don't understand why. - Scoble, Alex Scoble from YouFeed
Only in the past couple of years have I started using text messages semi-regularly. For some, an epiphany may await. - Rob Michael (Atmos Trio)
That would make for an unfortunate epiphany. - Rob Michael (Atmos Trio)
text messages are great for quick important info that you can get without having to read your email or answer your phone. "Running late for the gig; tell the sound guy xyz..." etc. Otherwise gets annoying. - Neil Alexander
I still send them from time to time to my luddite friends and when I'm abroad. - Eivind
One of my friends turned off her texting. It's annoying - Shevonne
This person has never sent or received a text. I also don't turn on my cell phone until I need to make a call. I don't seem to have missed a thing. - m9m, Crone of FriendFeed
My rule is this: If you have a question in need of answering, call me. If you just want to pass on some information that I can get anytime today when I have time, SMS is fine. - Skyler Call
At one point, SMS got so out of hand with my family and friends that I turned off the sound that plays when one was received. Later I would get frantic phone calls about not answering their messages promptly. - Skyler Call
Unfortunately, the people I work for now use SMS to communicate with me throughout the day. I am still trying to convert them to Google Talk. Google Talk is free to use, plus I can respond from my desktop keyboard which is tons faster and easier. - Skyler Call
Jesse Stay
Automatic mobile rendering for Google Sites - http://googledocs.blogspot.com/2011...
"By going to General settings under More actions > Manage site and clicking on Automatically adjust site for mobile phones, your Google site will be automatically adjusted whenever it’s viewed from an iOS or Android 2.2+ device:" - Skyler Call
AJ Batac
Chrome 14 Blocks Insecure JavaScript - http://googlesystem.blogspot.com/2011...
Chrome 14 Blocks Insecure JavaScript
"Chrome 14, only available in the Dev and Canary channels right now, adds a security feature that could affect a lot of sites. If you're visiting an SSL site that loads some scripts using unencrypted connections, Chrome will refuse to load the scripts." - AJ Batac from Bookmarklet
This sounds great but it looks like it is causing problems for lots of people. - Skyler Call
Tim Hoeck
Random thought: Can you believe we still use a 3½ in. floppy disk for a save icon? :)
I am having a hard time coming up with a better image to use though. - Skyler Call
We still use a right pointing arrow for play despite the majority of media not spooling tape. Icons transcend - Johnny from iPhone
What Skyler said. I think as things become more abstract, there really are no better ways to communicate them in a simple icon. Even if todays kids have no idea what a floppy is, that icon is familiar.....what Johnny said. LOL. - Rahsheen
Hell, the icon for Compose is usually paper and pen of some kind, isn't it? :) - Rahsheen
Maybe a cloud? - iTad from iPhone
Many cellphones still use the landline handset as an icon for "call". - Spidra Webster
Actually, why even have a Save function. Modern software saves as you go... Even more so in the direction apple is going... - iTad from iPhone
We also still use the paper clip to signify 'attachment'. - Skyler Call
And scissors for cut and glue for paste. - iTad
Skyler Call
When amateur photographers get together, they talk about cameras; when serious amateurs get together, they talk lenses; but when pros get together, they talk tripods.
Thank you, Glen (http://friendfeed.com/glenc), for sharing this gem. - http://friendfeed.com/moosico... - Skyler Call
AJ Batac
#aboutme i wanted to be a pilot when i was 7.
Me too; mostly because of Top Gun. - Skyler Call
Skyler Call
What good are LinkedIn groups? I have just been invited to my first and don't know how I should proceed.
Are they that bad? - Skyler Call
Jemm
Clones in concert
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Wow. That must have taken a really long time. - Skyler Call
AJ Batac
Onions. White, red or yellow?
Purple - Skyler Call
Purple (Red) - Johnny
Red, but yellow has its place as well. - Mike Nayyar
I guess I mean red. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki... I learned to call it purple from my mom. - Skyler Call
Depends on what I'm cooking with them. - Rochelle
Nonpartisan here. - Micah from FFHound(roid)!
Yellow or white. Never red. - ωαřмaiden ❤Bassetmom❤
red - sofarsoShawn
depends on what I'm making - Katy S
Purple on sandwiches - comix aka martha
All - Josh Haley
I've been grooving on sweet Hawaiian onions lately. Oh, they are white. :) - Adrian
I generally prefer yellow. - Andrew C (✔)
Each one has its place. - Anne Bouey
Vidalia. - The First NoeLB
Yellow - Jenny from Android
With LB, if no vidalia available. Candy onions, they look like a spring onion on steroids. - Janet
Depends on what you are using them for. Soup, caramelizing, onion rings, browning meat, etc. either white or yellow, never red. Hamburgers? Red. - Scoble, Alex Scoble
Hamburgers? Def. white. - AJ Batac
Vidalia or Bermuda - m9m, Crone of FriendFeed
Yes. - Steven Perez
Yellow or red, depending - Ha3rvey (on hiatus)
Booker T. & the M.G.'s, please ... - CarlC
Vidalia. - Nathan Chase
sweet. (preferably walla walla) - holly #ravingfangirl
AJ Batac
Stop a Clicking Hard Disk - http://www.youtube.com/watch...
Stop a Clicking Hard Disk
Play
Very interesting! - ؛ patrick
I know! Right? - AJ Batac
It stopped clicking! - Skyler Call
yeah! amazing, no? - ؛ patrick
Disappointed. Should have used a hammer! - Nick B.
İngiliz anahtarı yerine Keser olsaydı daha iyi olurdu :D - Gorgonzolarus
Blowing it up would have stopped the clicking, too. - Jemm
uuraa :D - ar tu di tu
Skyler Call
Apple's OS X is not for people, like me, who demand logic and order.
Maximizing a window should be easy and precise. In Windows 7 there are at least three ways to do this. I cannot find one in OS X. - Skyler Call
Clicking + does not cause the window to fill the entire screen. It only makes it get larger, depending on what larger size you previously dragged the corners out to. There is no button that makes hit fill the entire area that I can find. - Skyler Call
Thomas Hawk
When YHOO announced they were buying Flickr in 2005, their stock was at $31.62. Over 6 years later it's down over 50% at $14.74 today.
You just love to hate on T-Mobile and Flickr, don't you? - Skyler Call
@Skyler: You just noticed? ;-) - rönin
Ourdoings is better. - NOT THE CRICKET
Jorge, when you tried OurDoings, did you use the Picasa button? - Bruce Lewis
A number of longtime OurDoings users use Picasa to manage locally, then upload with the button. - Bruce Lewis
Does Thomas not monitor his FriendFeed account anymore? - Skyler Call
Bluesun 2600
customer service boss - http://imgfave.com/view...
customer service boss
I don't know what just happened but it sure was fast. - Josh Haley
like a boss - Simply Caroline
The video is much clearer than this GIF. http://friendfeed.com/ajbatac... - Skyler Call
Cool, thanks - Bluesun 2600
Morton Fox
I think someone broke Google Chrome Canary. It's just crashing or getting stuck on everything this morning. #ohbother
This is why I am running the Beta channel. I want to get new features early but I cannot risk having a non-functional browser. - Skyler Call
I usually use Mozilla Nightly, which isn't much safer. Hopefully, both won't fail at the same time. - Morton Fox
Andrew David
Ohh girl, how did you end up in this predicament? - http://yesitsawoman.blogspot.com/2011...
Ohh girl, how did you end up in this predicament?
Ohh girl, how did you end up in this predicament?
Show all
Wowwwww - Shevonne
What ? Really ?? - Peter Dawson
Probably sending an SMS while driving. - Skyler Call
Leo Laporte
Lion's Safari-only mode offers nice alternative to Guest accounts
And Google ChromeOS... - Johnny
Does it boot quickly like Chrome OS? - Skyler Call from Android
3 seconds vs 15 seconds means little when I use a computer for 9+ hours... Also, I come from the age of Atari ST-40s where launching the word processor took 9 minutes. I'm not a time snob - Johnny
(and that ignores the hardware question. SSDs mean more to boot times than the OS. My boss's Macbook Air loads within seconds. Stick Chrome OS on spinning hardware and the 'instant' nature of it may be reduced) - Johnny
Ann Torrence
Things you can do while LR backs up: clean bathroom, take out trash cans, bring in & sort mail, annoy cat. All of them.'
What are your computer specs? Lightroom backs up in less than two minutes on my machine. 2.66 GHz Quad Core with 6 GB RAM - Skyler Call from Android
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