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Andy Bakun
Favorite sci-fi space ship names...
Heart of Gold from HHGTTG is a good name, but I always pictured it shaped like a running shoe, rather than a sphere. - Andy Bakun
Just about every name in Iain M. Bank's Culture Novels. I'll BRB with some samples. - Anika
Millennium Falcon, obviously. It's such a sports-car sounding name. - Rob H.
I'm browsing Larry Niven and Known Space on wikipedia right now, and there are some really good ones there. The Long Shot and The Lying Bastard. - Andy Bakun
Here's some for inspiration: http://conservationreport.file... Although admittedly, these aren't very individually interesting. Lexx is a pretty good name. - Andy Bakun
The Halo series has some good ones as well; UNSC Pillar of Autumn, UNSC In Amber Clad, Truth and Reconciliation, Shadow of Intent and so on. - Rob H.
Damn, those are good. Truth and Reconciliation reminds me of the weapon named Reason in Snow Crash ("I'm sure they'll listen to Reason"). - Andy Bakun
Okay, here's a few ship names: Size Isn't Everything, Hand Me That Gun And Ask Me Again, Youthful Indiscretion, No More Mr. Nice Guy, Just Read The Instructions, Problem Child, I Blame My Mother, I Blame Your Mother...there's a lot more. - Anika
You almost can't go wrong. Serenity, Star Destroyer, USS Enterprise, Starship Bistromath... - Vezquex
Ah, the Bistromath. Damn, I should have thought of that one. - Andy Bakun
i always wanted to see the Bistromath realised on screen. probly never happen, now. - Big Joe Silenced
Is the Hand Me that Gun And Ask Me Again referred to as just The Hand Me or The Ask Me Again? - Andy Bakun
Those Banks names are pretty funny. Is there some reason they're like that (those aren't humor books, right)? - Rob H.
I always liked the way The Defiant implied serious kickassitude. - Andy Bakun
I always loved the Star Destroyer names on the XWing games - WoH: Professor MOTHRA
I don't know. I think the Culture novels are pretty funny. There's an underlying satirical look at wealth's role in society. The droid/human relationship is humorous, as the droids seem to be the Voice of Conscious/Mom. And considering the heavy violence, in which most of the ships are introduced to you, it's nice to have a moment of levity. - Anika
Also keep in mind that some of the ships are sentient beings and play heavy roles in the stories. - Anika
I liked "Nostalgia for Infinity" from Revelation Space (Alastair Reynolds). In the epilogue for Galactic North, he admits that his ship names have been inspired by the culture novels and other sources. - Matt M (inactive)
Ah, yes...Reynolds did have some great ship names. I totally assumed he was inspired by Banks. We named our daughter after a character in Revelation Space. - Anika
Anika, that's awesome. :) Just pulled the book to confirm: he actually said that "he bows to noone in his admiration of Ian M Banks", but "his ship names were a direct pinch from M. John Harrison's The Centauri Device, not the Culture". - Matt M (inactive)
Nice. I've never read any of John Harrison's work. If I had read that in the book, I would have searched it out. I have a bad habit of not reading the author blurbs. - Anika
I couldn't stop reading after that book ended, so I plowed right through the epilogue hoping to hear that he's planning on continuing the series, picking up some interesting tidbits. It's hard to reach the end of a deep series like that. - Matt M (inactive)
Good list, WorldofHiglet. Accuser, Thunderflare, Inflexible and Death's Head. - Andy Bakun
That ship-size comparison reminded me of another I really liked: Agamemnon from Babylon 5. Greek heros make good ship names. - Matt M (inactive)
Nostromo. - andrei_c
Reynold's Revelation Space naming convention used by the Ultras, transhuman spacefarers: Nostalgia For Infinity , Gnostic Ascension - Ken Chen
Matt, those books are good. I'm currently re-reading Ilium, soon to be followed by Olympos, but It think after I'm done with Simmons I'll revisit the Revelation Space world. - Anika
Ilium and Olympos were such a good read (read them recently after a re-read of the Hyperion Cantos). Loved the Mahnmut and Orphu storyline. I'm just about to start my first read-through of Culture tonight. - Matt M (inactive)
Serenity and Millenium Falcon are my favorites. Of course, I don't watch a lot of sci-fi with space ships (I watch more of the supernatural sci-fi). - COMPLICATED MR. NOODLE
Anika++ Ian Banks. My favorite was "Very Little Gravitas Indeed" - mikepk
or maybe "Xenophobe" - mikepk
I really like the Culture names here. Maybe I should read the series. The Halo names are great too. - Andrew C (✔)
It's a really fun series to read, Andrew. - Anika
Highly recommend Banks. My recommendation is usually to start with "Consider Phlebas", I think it's his first culture book and in my opinion, it's the most 'space operatic' of them. I think it's a good intro to the Culture. - mikepk
Anika, have you ever read Bank's non sci-fi stuff? - mikepk
Just picked up Consider Phlebas, after running into the ship names list for The Culture on wikipedia. Sounds really interesting. - Andy Bakun
It is a very good book. My husband seems to like Player of Games better. - Anika
Oops! Just read through this thread again and noticed Mike asked me something. No, I haven't read any of Banks non sci-fi stuff. I've been meaning too. - Anika
Does the Nebuchadnezzar from the Matrix count? - Roberto Bonini
Any of the Culture ships in 'Looking to Windward' - Toby Graham
This thread inspired me to start reading the Culture novels a few months ago. I have to admit that they are by far the best ship names. - Matt M (inactive)
I still have not finished Consider Phlebas, but I did start it... barely. - Andy Bakun
The Normandy from mass effect is pretty awesome. - Guschu
Re: Ice Cream Sandwich Set A Blaze, Boots Up On The Kindle Fire -
"Ablaze" - Vezquex
Re: ADWLauncher EX To Receive Update: Will Include Revamped Dock, Ice Cream Sandwich Features, And More -
"ADW EX will be part of a 10-cent promotion soon." - Vezquex
Re: Samsung Galaxy Nexus vs. Original Motorola DROID -
"The PPI on the Droid is wrong. It's not 240 but 265. (854^2+480^2)^.5/3.7 = 264.77" - Vezquex
May death come swiftly to his enemies. - Vezquex from ffScheduler
Re: Learning Three.js: Lets Make a 3D Game: microphysics.js -
"How do you link the graphical object with the physics object? Edit: aha. // THREEx.microphysics.js is a THREEx wrapper for microphysics.js. // It helps binding three.js objects to microphysics.js" - Vezquex
Re: HTC EVO 3D Gets Ice Cream Sandwiched -
"It represents a phallus." - Vezquex
Steve Gillmor
Gillmor Gang, recording live today 1pm PST participate at
So I was trying to list what companies you guys talk about: Apple, Facebook, Google, Twitter - Vezquex
Is there anything else? ;-) - Tina Chase Gillmor
Gray, our studio cat is already complaining. He knows a show is about to happen and HE's NOT HAPPY. - Tina Chase Gillmor
Where is the Gillmor Gang chat? - Doug Ellis
this is the Gillmor Gang chat... but show hasn't started yet - Tina Chase Gillmor
I have a new Google+ feature (suggested user list, just turned on) to discuss. - Robert Scoble
Tina - can you post here as the show begins? - Ankush Narula from iPhone
show has begun - Christopher Harris
You are in color for us - Doug Ellis
Doug: well that's good. - Robert Scoble
Metallica doesn't suit Steve - Francine Hardaway
I bet he said no - Francine Hardaway
I thought you couldn't have a brand on + yet - Francine Hardaway
where can I find this list? - Christopher Harris
THen I must be on the SUL - Francine Hardaway
I post Madonna's tweets - Francine Hardaway
hi kids - Aron Michalski
Hi Aronski - Francine Hardaway
What a de-motivator distribution seems to be - Francine Hardaway
Yay - discussion of the Google+ default list - YAY! - Allen Stern
hey Aron - Tina Chase Gillmor
Hi Tina! - Aron Michalski
I figured it would take 3-6 months for a default list - but they did it even sooner! The problem is that celebs have no desire to interact with normals. Twitter allows them to spread the message with just talking to, here they want you to talk with - that won't work. But what the freak do I know, I don't have 100,000 followers so my thoughts are useless apparently. - Allen Stern
You are right, Allen - Francine Hardaway
G+ over-weighting, very astute - clive boulton
Allen: they needed to change their suggestions. Telling me to follow Mark Zuckerberg, who has never posted, is funny but really bad for new users to the service. - Robert Scoble
hm, Kevin Rose's google plus page is result 2 for 'kevin' now (in an incognito window) - Kevin Marks
G+ integration with Google Apps - Ankush Narula
i find google+ a hassle to set-up let alone engage with. - Gregg
Robert - why in the heck do you think Cashmore and Zee fought to keep his account on google+ - because they needs it for the seo juice. - Allen Stern
Twiiter still go to communications medium for mois.... - Gregg
G+ for Apps = Chatter - Ankush Narula
My corp doesn't use Salesforce - we are using G+ though for internal sharing... - Max Headroom
I saw the ManyMoon team this week - smart bunch - Kevin Marks
I reall haven't been able to get into Google+ - not sure shy - Tina Chase Gillmor is the Schmidt /benioff interview - Kevin Marks
0.2c Developer community: SFDC attracts older developers, GOOG younger. Late middle still MSFT, Energetic Devs doing consumer web startups - clive boulton
considering how much scoble loves google+, it's odd that this chat is still on ff - Allen Stern
Tina: because finding people interesting to you is VERY difficult on Google+. - Robert Scoble
Apple is a business disruptor - not a business partner. Salesforce, Google, etc don't have the same latitude. - Ankush Narula
Allen: that's because it's hard to embed Google+ in web pages. - Robert Scoble
and yet - my first time back in months on ff and i can see how much better this still is than google+. - Allen Stern
tahnks scoble - Allen Stern
Exactly, Kevin nailed it - clive boulton
yea FriendFeed! - Gregg
taking over san francisco maybe... - Kevin Marks
it was a non-story! - Max Headroom
supposedly it was a fake story - Ankush Narula
the lost iPhone never turned up. The police say it never happened. - Michael Markman
Just trying to feed the iPhone 5 vacuum - Max Headroom
What, no world domination Kevin? - Tina Chase Gillmor
i saw an apple 6 demo unit left on a table in the whole foods near me - Allen Stern
My Droid just updated to Gingerbread, finally. Maybe that Motorola purchase has legs - Kevin Marks
Gingerbread? is it a food theme or a fairytail one? - Tina Chase Gillmor
all the UX changed... - Kevin Marks
oh and btw - i predict 60 days and google+ will have aggregation too. - Allen Stern
fun fact; the bit of Moto that makes set top boxes was once an independent company called General Instruments. Donald Rumsfeld was CEO at one point. - Michael Markman
Kevin - self mute if you can. its better that way if you control - Tina Chase Gillmor
As long as Android app revenues are lower than iOS app revenues - Android vs iOS comparisons are moot. iOS hardware profits are the bulk of smartphone profits. - Ankush Narula
I am now, Tina, sorry - Kevin Marks
the crane is getting further away - Kevin Marks
Gingerbread, mango, what's up with all the sweet food names? I guess those big Apple cats aren't interested in desserts. - Alex de Soto
tina, in either case, who is the fox? :) - Hilary Talbot
no problem Kevin - Tina Chase Gillmor
coming up: Amazon's Android tablets. - Michael Markman
"the crane is getting further away" - trademark this! - clive boulton
ah, Markman in da' house. Hello Sir - Tina Chase Gillmor
i saw in the inc 500 - Allen Stern
Hey, Tina. Hi. - Michael Markman
Foursquare is delivering new features every 3-4 weeks - Ankush Narula
foursquare has been on a roll recently - Kevin Marks
i use foursquare for every check in - what features have they added? - John Taschek
don't get me wrong either - i like foursquare and use it -- and box too. - John Taschek
Most recently they added Lists - Ankush Narula
I'm catching hydration today - Tina Chase Gillmor
Mike Aynrandington - Ankush Narula
4sq points to using a platform for building momentum faster - clive boulton
Better late than never! Heya all. - Nir Ben Yona
Hope Arrington invests in Seattle (funding compared to Bay Area sucks) - clive boulton
it was first and quickly being taken over by hackernews, betabeat etc - Dan Rockwell
minute they got bought by AOL they became a mockery - Dan Rockwell
the big question is what does calanis think? HA - Dan Rockwell
don't most of the celebrity posters on HuffPo have similar conflicts? - Kevin Marks
Listening in the background while babysitting Parker, 9 mos.Just gave him first popsicle. Now needs a bath - Francine Hardaway
The Arrington VC story reminds me of FOX News giving activists/politicians a platform - Ankush Narula
btw I seem to be unblocked by Dave Winer. I've started following him again on Twitter - Tina Chase Gillmor
It's cuz he's buddies with your hubby :-) - Ankush Narula
or wants to be - Ankush Narula
the value prop is fading, its had its time - Dan Rockwell
I'm still blocked - after a year :-\ - Ankush Narula
who's got a good source or blog post to recap this discussion about arrington & tech crunch issue. - Gregg
ahhh... well, Winer has had Steve blocked for years. Not sure about their "buddy" status - Tina Chase Gillmor
heh - didn't realize that - Ankush Narula
shame to see mike no longer part of Disrupt, i take thats no longer his baby now - Dan Rockwell
Did anyone catch a glimse of Steve's GG mug? - Tina Chase Gillmor
have a happy weekend - Ankush Narula
a "bad" word? Are there any "bad" wordsreally? - Tina Chase Gillmor
behind the media editorial curtain.. nice, ok so its a sham, got it, next - Dan Rockwell
interesting that a salesforce employee who writes at tc was able to be the editor on a contributed post to tc. - Allen Stern
some of us like it, Steve! :D - Jerome Hughes
oh, Steve Gillmor made TC switch to Facebook comments? - Vezquex
Major old journalism v new journalism rant - Francine Hardaway
They're lucky Arrington didn't leave completely. They probably became part of his fund to keep him. - Francine Hardaway
Almost every founder I know who sells his company leaves after a year - Francine Hardaway
Arrington invests in Enterprise Web, not more Consumer Web, plz - clive boulton
+1 Francine. - Nir Ben Yona
+ tinagillmor Are we selling those mugs to support the podcast? - Francine Hardaway
meta-journalist - Michael Markman
Grumpelstiltskins:-) - Francine Hardaway
Does Robert need more Rackspace background? - Francine Hardaway
Amazon pad? - Max Headroom
2 amazon tabs... 7 inch and 10 inch (Android) - Michael Markman
Mickeleh, you getting one? - Francine Hardaway
dunno. - Michael Markman
the new Nook beats Kindle in features: touch scfreen, more contrast. ... but I'm locked in: all my books are from Amazon. - Michael Markman
Francine - no not for support. They are available for fans just for fun! - Tina Chase Gillmor
It's already not interesting to listen to. - Michael Markman
and audible - Max Headroom
I use Audible exclusively and I sold my Kindle - Francine Hardaway
Francine - forgotten how to read? - Max Headroom
Yes, but I'm a great listener Max - Francine Hardaway
it's the new iOS that's the story. together with iCloud. - Michael Markman
boy that guys talks fast! ;-) - Tina Chase Gillmor
bizarre noises galore - Brian Sullivan
+Francine the lady who made my Rackspace logo is also the one who designed the Twitter Fail Whale. Fun little fact. - Robert Scoble
isn't that 4 screens? TV, desktop or laptop, tablet, and phone - Vezquex
bingo... amazon will drive volume on the amazon tablet... attracting apps, selling media. Exactly - Michael Markman
they're demolishing the set behind me - Kevin Marks
Why that bloody crane has to beep so much... - Kevin Marks
Good contribution under duress Mark! - Max Headroom
ah come on...i want some after show - Dale Lature
Vezquex: the October stuff won't mention Macs or laptops. I don't think. ;-) - Robert Scoble
Fun fact, indeed - Francine Hardaway
top half / bottom half - like the strategy opening - clive boulton
oh, ok - Vezquex
good show people. thanks to ALLLLLLL! - Tina Chase Gillmor
Re: Bayfiles: The Pirate Bay Founders Launch File-Hosting Site -
"That's funny. I came in 25 minutes later and the the first one I tried worked." - Vezquex
Re: How To Create a Short Google Plus URL -
"Hehe, I already did this. It must be good advice." - Vezquex
Re: OnLive - The 50 Best Websites of 2011 - TIME -
"The site is just there to sell you a product. OnLive is not a good web site." - Vezquex
Steve Gillmor
Gillmor Gang, recording live today 1pm PST participate at
Waiting for the famous call. I hear John Borthwick (a Venture Capitalist from UK) will be on the call today along with most of the usual suspects. - Robert Scoble
ok then. - Aron Michalski
:-) Of course we're also testing out the new Skype, which is causing problems. - Robert Scoble
stand by - Steve Gillmor
Hey Aron, Robert. Getting a rare chance to listen live. - Amyloo
hi there. been a while! - Aron Michalski
Hey everyone! - Nir Ben Yona
Hi Aron. Hope your weekend is treating you well. - Nir Ben Yona
Aron, yup, not everybody has wild-ass jobs like you! Most are more regular and mundane. Hi Nir. - Amyloo
Hi Amyloo ;) - Nir Ben Yona
ah, I'm kinda rocking out to spotify ... guess I'll turn that down now. - Laura Norvig
amazing that spottily isn't available in Canada, but not surprised either - Michael Roberts
hi, all! - Jerome Hughes
hey j - Amyloo
hi a - it's good to be half back - Jerome Hughes
A half back? Like a tail back? - Aron Michalski
yes, but at the laundry - Jerome Hughes
like adding yourself into a list vs. leaving yourself out, provides frame of reference of flow in time - Jerome Hughes
The UI of nearly all of these Activity Streams looks exactly the same! - Moe Glitz from iPhone
Is this interesting for those who get about 5 responses a week on Twitter? - Aron Michalski
Scoble, you see the profile icons in Google Chrome 15? - Vezquex
It's nice to know when someone is following you.. other clients do this.. - Kevin Costain
if you follow those who interact - Jerome Hughes
I wonder... - Aron Michalski
Or follow anyone interesting - Moe Glitz from iPhone
I guess I'm gonna go out and work on tweeting something worth responding to... - Aron Michalski
Mainly follow Sports, Tech and News Streams - Moe Glitz from iPhone
gesture bleed from service to service, have been seeing some such things on #FB for a long time "x and x are now friends" though possibly more privately - Jerome Hughes
Showyou is interesting... - Aron Michalski
Showyou really rocks! - Nir Ben Yona
will make thumbnail more important - Jerome Hughes
sorry JohnTaschek -I dont know why I lost #4 but I did and cant fix the problem - Tina Chase Gillmor
For everyone here that believes RIM is dead, BBM is the major 'killer app' in the UK for posting Activity Streams - Moe Glitz from iPhone
Gotta figure out where that scrape occurs... - Aron Michalski
Almost 90% of teenagers use BBM - Moe Glitz from iPhone
Tina -- I think xfinity was jealous of my 4G speeds and something was lost. I'll be lurking here on FF. - John Taschek
BBM; Anarchy in the UK song in new ad... - Aron Michalski
False. Teens love the apps, which you can only get on iOS or Android. - Vezquex
This Social Unrest in the UK will hit the USA very soon? - Moe Glitz from iPhone
It's all about control, no? - Kevin Costain
BBM network is fast, realtime and avoids the cloud. - Aron Michalski
BBM is like a drug in London - Moe Glitz from iPhone petition against twitter blocking - Kevin Marks
For many years it was the absolute best way to communicate in realtime internationally without additional charges. - Aron Michalski
So crazy to be frightened of the medium. Was it Doc Searls who talked about the silliness of considering monetizing your front porch? Same thing. Blame the front porch if someone is conspiring on it. - Amyloo
they will create chaos here if they cut communications off when they think they should. what? - Tina Chase Gillmor
An API for Google Maps that shows zombies where the riots are occurring? - Aron Michalski
Most teenagers can't afford a Smartphone, but they can afford a cheap Blackberry. - Moe Glitz from iPhone
is Blackberry going to further lose business users by association with rioters? - Kevin Marks
iPod Touch for Christmas. - Vezquex
Have fun, missing the gang, have company over today. - Christian Burns from Android
The first thing they used to do in a coup was close the newspapers and seize the TV stations. - Aron Michalski
The revolution will not be televised? - Vezquex
exactly - sieze the central control - Kevin Marks
no, but it will be streamed live! - Laura Norvig
RIM could work the anti-establishment angle for marketshare ;-) - Aron Michalski
But now if you close the cell network, the info is delayed and the realtime nature avoids the momentum. - Aron Michalski
Mobile and Internet Technology came from the Military. They gave it to us, to use it against us in the future - Moe Glitz from iPhone
your quote information has been delayed by 20 minutes - Jerome Hughes
so you set up cell scramblers for the mob frequency, the fuzz uses the upper freqs. - Aron Michalski
Then, as is being mentioned, triangulate and use the cell phones as homing beacons. - Aron Michalski
that's a scary thought, aron. we're lambs. - Amyloo
Most criminals today are caught by their digital DNA - Moe Glitz from iPhone
they don't need to install chips under our skin; we're holding them to the sides of our heads. - Aron Michalski
Exactly Aron - Moe Glitz from iPhone
Burner phones and limited connectivity is the safest wat to use the service. - Aron Michalski
our addiction is their greatest ability to track us, if they're cops, advertisers or data miners. - Aron Michalski
We freely give our preferences and location for STICKERS. They get a bit more. - Aron Michalski
I still don't fully trust Google - Moe Glitz from iPhone
you have to have the input to filter the output - Jerome Hughes
Noise control is only important to those who actually listen. - Aron Michalski
I just realized Robert has been talking about filtering for years. I think he's a closet librarian. - Laura Norvig
aaah, here's the class argument. You want to mine my data Scoble? I guess I'll have to become more popular. - Aron Michalski
Klout shout give points for shutting up. Our fearless leader often says that what is not said can be more important. - Aron Michalski
Robert only cares about filtering because he has a million friends. Under 1000, who cares? - Vezquex
Scoble is a hoarder. It's an interesting realm to be in, data hoarding but it's not for everyone. Or for that matter, most any individual other than Scoble. - Aron Michalski
surely K counts babbling against you, etc. - Jerome Hughes
not you specifically, Aron :D - Jerome Hughes
He doesn't have access to my stream, as he stated a while back that he doesn't care. He lost my vote and access to my data. - Aron Michalski
I don't look at his either. One less filter needed. - Aron Michalski
Trying to decipher what Steve just said about Google Search and Twitter. - Darren
More people does not equal more interesting!!! - Aron Michalski
More interesting people equals more engagement. - Aron Michalski
if you built NYC from scratch it would be like Brasilia - Kevin Marks
If you built NYC from scratch again it would suck and not be NYC. - Aron Michalski
Twitter hasn't evolved organically in over 2 years. If they were, they wouldn't have moved against the developer community that made them such a success story. - Darren
+1 Darren - Aron Michalski
+2 Darren - Nir Ben Yona
and now that they have a reason to... let a few drops out of the pipeline - Jerome Hughes
Jack on, Jack off. - Aron Michalski
HE SAID "TRACK!" Take a drink. - Vezquex
Jumpin Jack Track - Moe Glitz from iPhone
Anytime he says Track I inject a cocktail of valarian root and Cymbalta into my neck. - Aron Michalski
…, Synthesize, Harmonize… - Jerome Hughes
shock absorber - Jerome Hughes
2 words: Games + Hangouts - Darren
The only good feature in Google+ is Hangout - Moe Glitz from iPhone
Hence the hoods. - Aron Michalski
with enough funding - Jerome Hughes
Imagine; parenting. - Aron Michalski
Both Google and Facebook are big movers in Facial Recognision - Moe Glitz from iPhone
CIA and FBI? - Moe Glitz from iPhone
yup. Ever look at your Picasa account and its facial stuff? - Aron Michalski
ding ding ding - Darren
G+ - Darren
John T... can you hop on now? - Tina Chase Gillmor
or a basket gets woven - Jerome Hughes
aaaaaaand the instant upload. Before you know they have it, they have it. - Aron Michalski
Scoble, it's less about owning your own data and more about being able to personalize your experience. - Darren
No chance for Heello unless they manage to penetrate the Chinese market or so. - Nir Ben Yona
Must be an honour to banned from Google+ - Moe Glitz from iPhone
Putting back on my decoder ring. - Darren
Flipboard: The full page ads included in the articles... - Aron Michalski
Flipboard- Ads+ - Moe Glitz from iPhone
which is little compared to its relations to other such items and their originators / consumers - Jerome Hughes
Can we sponsor Steve, to not mention 'Dave Weiner' in every programme? - Moe Glitz from iPhone
that's Dave Winer - Kevin Marks
send back a dm advising to reset password, most respond apologizing - Jerome Hughes
Ok Kevin - Moe Glitz from iPhone
DM? From people you don't know? Hmmm. - Aron Michalski
drop your applications and change your password it should go away - some are from those you "sort of" know - Jerome Hughes
well, scoble follows a lto fo people he doesn't know - Kevin Marks
No different than any message on Facebook "I can't believe I can see who's looking at my profile". - Darren
it's from people you follow - Kevin Marks
"Did you really say this about me? one of your followers sent me this" - Jerome Hughes
"One of my followers is saying really bad things about you heres the profile" - Jerome Hughes
I guess it's a disadvantage to those with tens of thousands of people in their circle. - Aron Michalski
Steve, they've provided 80% of what they're offering in the streaming APIs for the last 2 years. - Darren
or 5k they manage - interesting how many turn out to be actual and hoodwinked instead of calculating - Jerome Hughes
oh the irony. - Aron Michalski
Getting bored with the iPhone 5 rumours! Every day some Blog spins another 'Exclusive iPhone 5 pending Event' - Moe Glitz from iPhone
should say "Spending" event. - Aron Michalski
True Aron - Moe Glitz from iPhone
or optimization, finding what matters - Jerome Hughes
kind of like using a firehose as a Waterpik. - Aron Michalski
parts per million -> trillion - Jerome Hughes
I'm thinking about joining a photo sharing service where I only follow VCs who share food photos. Imagine what I could learn then! - Aron Michalski
if there were another service's flow, perhaps - Jerome Hughes
I want photos of rich people's food... - Aron Michalski
...with a filter for brussel sprouts. - Aron Michalski
smell-o-vision - Jerome Hughes
Has John T left the building? - Moe Glitz from iPhone
I'll never miss a rare steak again... - Aron Michalski
Or even entered the building? - Moe Glitz from iPhone
that was one thing I did this week, I patched nanoTweeter so it worked agin - Kevin Marks
"I don't care about that". Yup, social is the wrong word for some people. - Aron Michalski
Try talking to one person about one thing that actually matters. - Aron Michalski
valuable workarounds - Jerome Hughes
I just realized how utterly and completely fraught with jargon these weekly talks are. I live in two worlds. Most of my friends would be sure this is a different language. - Laura Norvig
when is the google plus api coming? - Michael Roberts
Thanks Kevin. - Aron Michalski
they didn't say yet - Kevin Marks
Thanks. Cya next time! - Nir Ben Yona
thanks Tina, thanks everyone! - Aron Michalski
great show! - Michael Roberts
thanks, all - Jerome Hughes
thanks to everyone. can't say enough how much we love and enjoy the chat and how much it adds to the show. - Tina Chase Gillmor
be neat to have a post-Gillmor Gang - google plus hangout - Michael Roberts
I'm glad to bring the bitterness and hold the brussel sprouts. - Aron Michalski
anyone is free to create a hangout - - Tina Chase Gillmor
this is the one hour a week I'm allowed to slack off...back to the grindstone... - Aron Michalski
BTW Tina, they pushed us back to Wednesday next week. But' I should be there until Sept 10th or so. - Aron Michalski
looking forward to it Aron - Tina Chase Gillmor
Moe - I never left. I think the conversation left me -- but it was in great hands with the Danny and Robert discussion. - John Taschek
"See if this comment actually displays under only this post, not the whole site." - Vezquex
Re: Custom ROM Friday: Project Elite 6.5 For “OG” DROID -
"These fuckers can't even spell, and we're supposed to trust them with our OS? Yeah, no dice. Sticking with Peter Alfonso." - Vezquex
Re: Custom ROM Friday: Project Elite 6.5 For “OG” DROID -
"These fuckers can't even spell, and we're supposed to trust them with our OS? Yeah, no dice. Sticking with Peter Alfonso." - Vezquex
Re: Getting Noticed: How do you fight indifference & noise? -
"How’s this different? Don’t get stuck on a story that isn’t working." - Vezquex
Re: Getting Noticed: How do you fight indifference & noise? -
"How’s this different? Don’t get stuck on a story that isn’t working." - Vezquex
Re: Mysterious Android Device Appears at Google Search Presentation, Was it the New Nexus? (Updated) -
"But what's the other device to the left of the laptop?" - Vezquex
Louis Gray
Heresy, I know... if you want a Google+ invite, I can get all of you in. Just post your email address. (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
Thanks LG, I'm in Google+ :) - K.D.
:) - Johnny from iPhone - Alex Scrivener
curt_grymala [at] yahoo [dot] com - COMPLICATED MR. NOODLE EDIT: And thanks! - That's So CAJ! - AJ Kohn - OCoG of FF, Jimminy :) - Oguz Serdar
yolanda.o over on the gmail. - Yolanda <--- changed to my gmail. - SAM - Friar Will - Trish R
THANKS A LOT! :) - batuhan icoz
All of the above are IN. - Louis Gray please - Gunneh-MoTo Calls me that
rock on - Josh Haley please EDIT: I got mine from Liza, thanks. - Eric - Final Countdown (Thanks!!!!) - Kevin Mohr
Doumo arigatou! - rønin
Thank you Louis! - SAM 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 - Bren from iPhone
Thanks Louis. - OCoG of FF, Jimminy
julian.clark.2{at}gmail[doT]com (thanks!) - Julian (thanks in advance!!) - EDIT: I'm in, thanks to the ever-fab Amy Buckland. Thanks for the offer though! - WebGoddess thanks :) - Koray AI
In! Thanks, Louis! - Alex Scrivener thanks! - yezi from Android
Wow, Google's not skimping on the invites this time eh? - rønin .... thanks!! - cdogzilla | downgraded
*Edit* got a invite from someone else. - Me
Edited: Got in thanks to Will H. :) - LB needs a break. thanks in advance :) - Üstün Üzüm from Android
Thanks, Louis! - Friar Will
ericloganvanman(at) - Key West
fanning.steve(at) - DJ Stevie Steve
Ldersh-at-gmail ( u da man!) - Louis Dershowitz from iPhone (thanks) - Vezquex
Got it. Thanks, Louis - COMPLICATED MR. NOODLE Thank you Louis :) - comix aka martha -- thank you! - Victor Ganata from iPhone Thanks!! - Harold Cabezas from Android ... Thanks, Louis! - Michael Hocter from Android - manielse (Mark Nielsen)
EDIT: Got in. Thanks, Louis! - Bruce Lewis
Thanks! - Kristin from Android ( thanks very muchly) - tony bland - rowlikeagirl
juanpg, 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, - Patrick Jordan
Not too late. You're in. - Louis Gray - James Stratford
All of us? Cool. (oops, the gmail one) - Jack&Cleo 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
:) - Bren from iPhone - 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 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 (thanks) - Bora Arslan from iPhone - Rob Michael (Atmos Trio)
Got mine already, so I'm already there. :D - Dennis Jernberg cheers - ben barren from iPod Thanks Louis. I got gmail after 6 months of begging. Gods of Gray would be kind. - ThinkEzy - Emre Güneş
jackie107 at gmail dot com Thank you! - Jackie
quisif [at] - Ron (Serkan B.) you! - Mark Andrew Catton ... thanks soooo much!! - Jay (thanks) - Mustafa Çamaltı
Guney.yasavur gmail. Thanka - Guney Yasavur from iPhone - thanks! - John Craft , if you have any left (: - Hakan Deryal
gfurry(at) - gfurry and hope? - Marty from Android
bmw2day {at} (Thanks) - Brent - Yes I am
Are the invites back this morning? *crosses fingers* - Lisa L. Seifert from Android
yes prrrrlease! - peter huesken
Got it! Thank you, Louis. - rowlikeagirl - Kevin (aka ThreadKilla)
Thank you very much Louis! - Brome :) - Umut G. from iPhone Thanks! - Jason Williams
still valid? gbabun [at] gmail [dot] com. - Bojan Babic :) 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 - 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 Thanks! - Vishy if you could, please, kind sir. - Josh Haley if they're still working for you... I can't on my end. - SAM 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 BakerBrio - Son of Groucho - gkh - Pehlivanî - Thomas Page
THANK YOU!!! - The Fat Oracle
Thanks ! - 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 - Victor Ganata - amygeek
burakbardakci(at) thanks! - Burak Bardakçı, thank u very much. - yezi
dal (at), Thanks! - DAL - Technogran - Ian Williams from Android
Thank you! :-) - Ian Williams from Android
Louis, you rock. If you've got any left, I'd love one. Thanks very much! - Sean
Eric - Final Countdown
Cleaner FriendFeed v10: Cleaner Theme and Skin for Friendfeed
How's that training going? - Elena
Looks like it makes for an easier read of comment thread... - JB
Hee hee...busted! - That's So CAJ!
;-) - Elena
yup. It'll make reading a long thread easier. Especially if you want to know where your comment was and who your friends are. - AJ Batac
yep..discriminatory... you could say.. ;) ..or maybe not.. - JB
Let me rephrase. You can quickly find people you are not yet subscribed to visually using color coding. - AJ Batac
I am liking it very much. - Friar Will
@AJ there ya go...;)) - JB
Installed. Thanks! - Michael R. Bernstein
Re: Motorola Introduces Milestone3 (DROID3) In China (Updated) -
"Introduce != release. Accurate reporting, Tim." - Vezquex
Re: Motorola Releases Milestone3 (DROID3) In China -
"Introduce != release. Accurate reporting, Tim." - Vezquex
Re: Mysterious Android Device Appears at Google Search Presentation, Was it the New Nexus? (Updated) -
"But what's the other device to the left of the laptop?" - Vezquex
Moby - Raining Again _ Live July 05-2009 -
Moby - Raining Again _ Live July 05-2009
Moby knows how to party. - Vezquex
You can't make me. - Jenny from Android
Er, Sound Off? - Micah
MICAH IS THAT LOUD ENOUGH??? - chrisofspades
Meh. - Bren from iPhone
Chris, turn it up 10 decibels (e.g. that is to say, 1 bel). - Micah
WHAT IS THIS - Rochelle
Boogaloo - Johnny
<strong><em><b><i>OKAY HOW ABOUT NOW?</i></b></em></strong> - chrisofspades
Leave me alone. Hasn't there been enough trouble already? - Absentee
Rochelle, this is a new kind of Brazilian talk show. BEM-VINDA!! - Micah
Whoop! Whoop! - Soup in a TARDIS
No. - Kristin
Red 5, standing by. - Ha3rvey (on hiatus)
Yo! - Tamara J. B.
[checks in again] - Micah
reporting in - Vezquex
Re: NVIDIA's quad-core Kal-El used to demo next-gen mobile graphics, blow minds (video) -
"It is the NGP, silly." - Vezquex
Re: NVIDIA's quad-core Kal-El used to demo next-gen mobile graphics, blow minds (video) -
"It is the NGP, silly." - Vezquex
Scoble, Alex Scoble
May 6, 2011: Vezquex wins with a guess of 12,600. DJIA closed down for the week at 12,638.74. Last week's guesses: Please leave your guesses for next week as comments on this thread and thanks for playing. Week 117 now starting.
Please get your guesses in before the start of the US markets on Monday (9:30am Eastern). - Scoble, Alex Scoble
12,723 - Anika
12,475 - imabonehead
12900 - Vezquex from Android
Jimminy wins - Scoble, Alex Scoble
Finally. Woo Woo. - OCoG of FF, Jimminy
congrats jimmininy! - imabonehead
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