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Friday, September 5, 2008

Tweetlog for August 27 through August 28, 2008

  • Pawlenty is hot on Twitter now. Some are predicting him, many are dreading him.
  • FEMA official: Tropical Storm Gustav is potentially the largest hurricane to make landfall since Hurricane Katrina. North gulf is bracing.
  • Very cool new tool: Twitter Grader. Type your Twitter name into the input field and get your Twitter grade http://twitter.grader.com/
  • Are you going to PAX? It appears many on Twitter are or wish they were.
  • Zoom Airlines suspends all operations due to unpaid gas bills. http://tinyurl.com/57a5kv
  • Twitter Nation is actively trying to guess McCain's Veep choice: Romney? Pawlenty? Lieberman? Meg Whitman? Hillary???
  • BBEdit 9.0 - a Web authoring tool and powerful text editor for the Mac launches with the tag line: "it doesn't suck"
  • Android - Google's open handset alliance project - now offering "Android Market" as an open content distribution system http://is.gd/20Wj
  • Tropical Story Hanna forming northeast of Puerto Rico heading northwest and passing north of the Bahamas. Max winds at 40mph
  • From the wing and a prayer dept comes a new Jesus sighting. This time the image is on a moth. http://is.gd/1lW
  • Cambodians hit hard by inflation. The price of rat meat has quadruled putting meat out of reach for the nation's poor. http://is.gd/1Xjh
  • John McCain has made his choice for Vice President and will announce his decision tomorrow in Ohio.
  • Tweeters banding together to topple Internet Explorer 6. Putting IE6 on notice, it has 6 months to live. http://iedeathmarch.org/
  • Twitterville software developers emphathizing with this beautifully done and very Dilbert-esque video http://is.gd/20tj
  • Denver Police arrested an ABC News producer yesterday for taking pics of VIP Dems leaving the Brown Palace hotel http://tinyurl.com/5p8fg9
  • To paraphrase Mark Twain: "the rumors of Steve Jobs' death have been greatly exaggerated" due to accidental obit printing by Bloomberg
  • Twitterland reactions to Madeline Albright's speech last night - loved her! Network coverage of her? fail.
  • For many, the Labor Day weekend in the US will begin this afternoon as workers are already checking out
  • Tropical Storm Gustav now over Jamaica with winds up to 70 mph. It's path is aiming for New Orleans
  • Tweets lighting up for a 6.1 magnitude earthquake in Vancouver Island
  • What we're not talking about: Twitterville has been surprisingly quiet about Obama's kiss on Jill Biden's lips - it's a non event here
  • FBI arrests blogger for streaming 9 un-released Guns N' Roses songs from the album "Chinese Democracy" (over 10 years in the making)
  • Tweetlog for Tuesday, August 26, 2008 http://is.gd/1Ztt
  • Twitterland reactions to Bill Clinton - the man knows how to deliver a great speech
  • True story: my daughter just told me to stop "twidderlicking"
  • New Twitter-like service called BackType launched today backed by seed fund Y Combinator. Enables find/follow/share of blog comments.
  • Michael Phelps lights up buzz meter again: he signs a $1.6M book deal and will host the SNL season opener. hmmm hawking the book already ;)
  • Twitterdom is wondering who the Democrats will nominate at #DNC08 ... some speculating it will be Obama
  • Microsoft makes Internet Explorer 8 available in beta. Twitterville is busy installing and checking it out: http://is.gd/1YO2
  • Penny Arcade Expo or PAX 2008 in Seattle begins in 45 hours (per their site). Twittonians gearing up for the trip. http://is.gd/1YMd
  • AMC relents, lets its "Mad Men" fans continue their Twitter-based adoration of the cable TV show and restore character name Twitter accounts
  • Atlanta Braves trade outfielder Mark Kotsay to the Bostor Red Sox
  • Twitterville excited by today's release of "Castle Crashers" for Xbox 360
  • Gold Medal Olympic Cyclist Kristin Armstrong used Google Earth to plot similar training routes in Boise, ID http://is.gd/1Yga
  • Apple iPhone bans comic "Murderdrome" created by InfuriousComics for being too violent. Judge for yourself at http://is.gd/1Yfv
  • Canon responds to Nikon D90 by announcing the EOS 50D SLR camera today http://is.gd/1VKZ
  • Sunderland signs defender Anton Ferdinand from West Ham United http://is.gd/1Y2M
  • Teaser from Microsoft Hardware: "Say Goodbye to Laser" on 9.9.08 -- a reference to laser mice http://is.gd/1Y23
  • Newcastle winger James Milner requests transfer
  • Astronauts on board the International Space Station witnessed a beautiful display of noctilucent (night-shining) clouds at the edge of space
  • @warrenellis gives name to his 7001 followers. As of today, they are the Meatbag Armada. Members grappling with what that means to them.
  • Gustav downgraded to Tropical Storm as it stalled over Haiti with torrential rain. May reach hurricane strength when it pushes out to sea.
  • Epson releases MovieMate 55 projector with built-in DVD player
  • Hillary Clinton sound bite of the evening: "no way, no how, no McCain"
  • Hillary Clinton: closes book on her election run, says "campaign is not about me," tries to unite dems, proclaims Obama is her candidate.
  • Twitter all a dither over newly released Nikon 090 with ability to shoot HD video
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