2010 03 01 tweets

Listening the new Gorillaz album pre-release, thanks to NPR. http://bit.ly/aptYqk

Mon Mar 01 16:41:24 +0000 2010

Replying to @mmwwah

The word "fan" overstates the case just a bit.

Mon Mar 01 16:52:40 +0000 2010

Replying to @briancroxall

Knock 'em dead, Brian!

Mon Mar 01 18:40:59 +0000 2010

Replying to @sramsay

Showed the film to the students in my Writing Machines class today - they loved it \(as do I\).

Tue Mar 02 01:32:09 +0000 2010

Replying to @sramsay


Tue Mar 02 04:04:48 +0000 2010

Replying to @mattbucher

How far in are you? I wound up finding it really compelling, after hating everyone for the first couple of weeks.

Wed Mar 03 01:36:00 +0000 2010

Replying to @mattbucher

It takes a while for it really to catch up with itself. Give it a chance - I'll be curious to see if your sense of it changes.

Wed Mar 03 02:00:14 +0000 2010

Two class blogs, in the same WPMU installation, set to the same timezone. The same blog post in each, within a minute of each other... [1/2]

Wed Mar 03 02:45:10 +0000 2010

So why does the post appear in the second blog 2.5hrs after the first? [2/2]

Wed Mar 03 02:45:51 +0000 2010

Whoops - let me rephrase: So why does the post appear *in the RSS feed* for the second blog 2.5hrs after the first? [2/2]

Wed Mar 03 02:46:37 +0000 2010

Dear Nature: According to my calendar, it is not ant season. Please keep the little bastards outside. Love, Kathleen.

Wed Mar 03 03:07:42 +0000 2010

Am pretty sure I'm coming down with something. And am also pretty sure it's not just the hour of meeting and six hours of teaching ahead.

Wed Mar 03 19:43:17 +0000 2010

Replying to @ryancordell

Pearson Custom Intro Lit - and not just because I'm on the ed board! Make your own selections from the DB, in your own order...

Thu Mar 04 00:06:58 +0000 2010

Replying to @triproftri


Thu Mar 04 00:08:34 +0000 2010

Replying to @ryancordell

It's pretty flexible; include/ignore pedagogical apparatus, etc. Plus, much better paper & binding than most anth for less $

Thu Mar 04 00:29:42 +0000 2010

Replying to @foundhistory

I'm a fan of Simplenote, which syncs to the web & a range of desktop clients.

Thu Mar 04 01:35:27 +0000 2010

Have booked three plane tickets in the last two days. NOLA in March, NYC in April, NH in May. And more TK.

Fri Mar 05 00:10:00 +0000 2010

1.5 hrs into a conference call that could go as long as 5 hours. I'd be dizzy even if I hadn't unaccountably woken up at 3.30am.

Fri Mar 05 15:43:15 +0000 2010

Replying to @academicdave

I sense a meta-narrative at work here.

Fri Mar 05 16:02:39 +0000 2010

Potential 5hr conference call done in just over three. And a meeting this afternoon has been canceled. Feel as though I've hit the lottery.

Fri Mar 05 17:07:19 +0000 2010

Dear Earth: Enough with the quakes. You're starting to freak me out. Love, your friend on the San Andreas Fault.

Fri Mar 05 17:25:43 +0000 2010

Replying to @2xlp


Fri Mar 05 17:41:56 +0000 2010

from @2xlp: @kfitz I always like to pull this out during meetings: http://tobytripp.github.com/meeting-ticker/

Fri Mar 05 17:43:16 +0000 2010

Am tweeting the Mac Heist bundle in order to get 3 cool bonus apps free. Carry on! http://bit.ly/heist-it

Sat Mar 06 23:36:34 +0000 2010

Took the day off yesterday: laid around reading a very, very light novel. Really want to do it again today. Might indulge for an hour or so.

Sun Mar 07 17:43:29 +0000 2010

Replying to @mattthomas

Not terrifically well - I have to get precariously close to exhaustion before I can accept that downtime might be the best idea.

Sun Mar 07 23:24:30 +0000 2010

Tonight, somewhere in Los Angeles, I like to think Gale Anne Hurd is laughing her ass off.

Mon Mar 08 05:51:05 +0000 2010

I hate that @Chronicle's comment system won't allow user real names; my comment on http://bit.ly/cjisnc appears to come from my dept. Grrr.

Mon Mar 08 15:32:00 +0000 2010

Replying to @briancroxall

No worries! I just couldn't let the "won't somebody please think about peer review!" comment go by.

Mon Mar 08 15:37:30 +0000 2010

Replying to @jmittell

Okay, clearly the whole "accounts" thing is just too much for me to manage today.

Mon Mar 08 15:54:32 +0000 2010

Replying to @amandafrench

Yes, I think, before the last big site migration...

Mon Mar 08 17:37:21 +0000 2010

Replying to @puellaris

Hey, you know what? That's not me. Think you may have another kfitz...

Mon Mar 08 23:57:34 +0000 2010

Replying to @briancroxall

Woo-hoo! I've been lastnamed!

Tue Mar 09 06:08:21 +0000 2010

Replying to @d_kompare and @jmittell

Hell yeah. We'll call it LA10.

Tue Mar 09 06:11:07 +0000 2010

Replying to @therefore

That's awfully nice! Would love to talk with the two of you.

Tue Mar 09 06:49:14 +0000 2010

If you were debating buying the @MacHeist nanoBundle, they've just added Tweetie - including a free upgrade to Tweetie 2 when it's released!

Tue Mar 09 15:26:40 +0000 2010

Replying to @jmittell and @d_kompare

Hey, the revolution begins in session N15.

Tue Mar 09 15:28:27 +0000 2010

Speaking of SCMS: has anybody gotten a program yet? The online version has no rooms.

Tue Mar 09 15:29:18 +0000 2010

I will not freak out. I will not freak out. I will not freak out. I will not freak out. I will not freak out. I will not freak out. I will n

Wed Mar 10 00:31:08 +0000 2010


Wed Mar 10 01:38:48 +0000 2010

Replying to @jmittell

Don't get me started on #SCMS and technology. We'll have plenty of time to talk about that as we foment revolution.

Wed Mar 10 14:54:38 +0000 2010

Replying to @d_kompare

I understand that there are mechanical gizmos that will allow people to participate in events at a distance via, um, media. #SCMS

Wed Mar 10 16:12:49 +0000 2010

Replying to @ErikaJL, @d_kompare and @loganpoppy

Friday, 2pm, in a mystery room that hopefully we'll know the name of soon. Aux barricades, amis! #SCMS

Wed Mar 10 16:14:53 +0000 2010

Have just set up TwapperKeeper archives for #SCMS & #SCMS10. Sorry wasn't done sooner - this morning's discussion is too important to miss!

Wed Mar 10 16:18:04 +0000 2010

Replying to @d_kompare

Well, that's annoying. So maybe we'll throw molotov cocktails & then lead the committed to a new organizational structure? #SCMS

Wed Mar 10 16:21:28 +0000 2010

Wednesdays are my long days. My really, really long days. But spring break starts Friday, which is making this one feel manageable...

Thu Mar 11 01:32:58 +0000 2010

Replying to @kfitz

Yes! via @loganpoppy: We should lobby for MediaCommons to become the official online archive fo SCMS conference papers.

Thu Mar 11 16:25:21 +0000 2010

Trying to respond to reviewer comments in revision of my #DH2010 abstract and have wound up 400 words over the limit. Sigh.

Thu Mar 11 17:06:35 +0000 2010

Replying to @popthought

You should probably start downloading. The hotel's wifi is $15/day, & I've been told that's it as far as access.

Thu Mar 11 21:25:06 +0000 2010

No more meetings. No more requests. No more reports or events. If you're planning to ask me to do something, I politely ask that you Not.

Thu Mar 11 21:32:11 +0000 2010

Replying to @mmwwah

Oh, imbibing is already on the schedule; that's not a new addition!

Thu Mar 11 22:32:28 +0000 2010

Edit, edit, edit, edit, edit. Still 300+ words over the limit. Grr.

Thu Mar 11 22:54:41 +0000 2010

Replying to @bighandsome

Only problem is it's a 1500-word abstract for a paper to be given at a conference; there isn't yet a conclusion to drop.

Fri Mar 12 04:59:27 +0000 2010

Threw absolutely amazing exhausting event yesterday, to which 12 people showed up

Fri Mar 12 15:14:17 +0000 2010


Fri Mar 12 15:15:00 +0000 2010

Replying to @jcmeloni

Apparently not. I want to say "their loss" but mostly I'm just mortified about our speaker being faced with an all but empty room.

Fri Mar 12 15:29:32 +0000 2010

Replying to @jmittell

I've done so, too. This is one of two major lectures we're sponsoring this year. And still.

Fri Mar 12 15:30:50 +0000 2010

I need a plugin for Chrome that will reliably open PDFs in the browser rather than downloading half of them.

Fri Mar 12 16:18:27 +0000 2010

Replying to @jmittell

Doesn't work consistently for me, annoyingly enough; about half of everything downloads instead of opening in Docs.

Fri Mar 12 16:24:29 +0000 2010

Replying to @jcmeloni

Just spotted on the extension page that it apparently also doesn't work for anything behind a login. Ugh.

Fri Mar 12 16:30:02 +0000 2010

Replying to @2xlp


Fri Mar 12 17:11:00 +0000 2010

Applied in the fall for something I really want. Report date is "by March 15." Haven't heard anything. Am thinking this is a bad sign.

Fri Mar 12 18:55:39 +0000 2010

Replying to @dooce

I have been hugged by John Krasinski. I was the huggee in this exchange. It was all I could do not to pee myself.

Fri Mar 12 20:40:19 +0000 2010

Replying to @j_l_r

You might be able to retrieve it from dropbox on the web; log in & click on "show deleted files."

Fri Mar 12 20:44:48 +0000 2010

Replying to @synch101


Fri Mar 12 20:46:05 +0000 2010

Replying to @briancroxall

Fantastic! Sending all the good vibes your way.

Fri Mar 12 22:25:00 +0000 2010

Replying to @j_l_r

You should look into activating the packrat option - keeps deleted files forever...

Sat Mar 13 00:46:44 +0000 2010

Too sick to make it to #thatcampLA today, and majorly bummed about it. Please tweet - I'll try to participate from bed!

Sat Mar 13 18:49:06 +0000 2010

Not at all enjoying being stuck in bed today. And Twitter's being too erratic to keep up with what's going on at #thatcampLA. :(

Sat Mar 13 20:07:31 +0000 2010

Replying to @barbarahui

That's a convo I wish I were there for! #thatcampLA

Sat Mar 13 21:46:56 +0000 2010

Replying to @newkidonthehall and @mmwwah

It's way faster than Firefox, and way more lightweight. The only thing I'm missing is Zotero...

Sun Mar 14 16:56:55 +0000 2010

Replying to @jonathanagray

Friday, 2pm, in an as yet undisclosed room: plotting the future of the conference. Join us on the barricades!

Sun Mar 14 16:58:50 +0000 2010

Replying to @billiehara

You know, it never used to bother me when people got my name wrong. Now I find it insulting. Kathleen ≠ Katherine. It's easy!

Sun Mar 14 17:24:20 +0000 2010

I adore Things but since I've been using Chrome I've been wishing it synced to an online service I could keep open in a tab, w/Gmail & Gcal.

Sun Mar 14 17:27:19 +0000 2010

Replying to @mmwwah

So sorry to hear K's not well. I hope not the stummich thing I had, which was blessedly brief but No Fun At All...

Sun Mar 14 17:53:22 +0000 2010

Replying to @mmwwah

Ugh, so sorry to hear that!

Sun Mar 14 18:05:10 +0000 2010

Replying to @jonathanagray

Sure; I think we've got the torches covered.

Sun Mar 14 18:05:45 +0000 2010

Tweetie updates from 1.2.4 to 1.2.6, fixes several problems. Still can't handle @briancroxall's avatar, though. What gives?

Mon Mar 15 20:15:18 +0000 2010

Replying to @briancroxall

Tweetie just gives me a big old blank where your face should be. You, @ritaraley, and @footage.

Mon Mar 15 20:50:28 +0000 2010

New blog post: Shakespeare Quarterly Open Review http://www.plannedobsolescence.net/shakespeare-quarterly-open-review/

Mon Mar 15 21:40:12 +0000 2010

Replying to @footage

Actually, I think Twitter's got it, but Tweetie can't read it for some reason. Not at all sure what that's about.

Mon Mar 15 21:47:38 +0000 2010

Replying to @nowviskie

Fantastic - thoroughly looking forward to it myself!

Mon Mar 15 22:28:33 +0000 2010

Replying to @TheRepoRat

Any particular page? I'll look into it!

Mon Mar 15 22:43:15 +0000 2010

Replying to @TheRepoRat

Aha, wait - figured it out. The editor wants it set so that commenters have to register & log in in order to comment.

Mon Mar 15 22:44:44 +0000 2010

Replying to @mariabustillos

Woo-hoo! Congrats, Carmen!

Mon Mar 15 23:43:09 +0000 2010

Replying to @briancroxall

Fantastic news! I look forward to hearing more goodness soon.

Tue Mar 16 04:33:09 +0000 2010

Could really do without the 4am earthquakes, thanks.

Tue Mar 16 11:30:43 +0000 2010

Replying to @alothian

De-nerdification being the current term of art, yes?

Tue Mar 16 20:40:41 +0000 2010

Replying to @ironmanx28

That's it; there's revolution being fomented. See workshop, Fri. 2pm. Also http://twapperkeeper.com/SCMS when they're back up.

Wed Mar 17 00:13:13 +0000 2010

Replying to @jmittell

A hotel bar that has been featured in Entourage several times! See you there tomorrow.

Wed Mar 17 01:41:51 +0000 2010

Replying to @jenterysayers

Street parking between 2 & 5 am is illegal in my entire TOWN. Count your blessings.

Wed Mar 17 03:40:21 +0000 2010

Haircut, bit of work, train downtown, #SCMS! See you there.

Wed Mar 17 15:27:32 +0000 2010

Replying to @PomonaHelp

The only incoming message I've received since 2.30 yesterday afternoon was a month old internal message.

Wed Mar 17 16:08:55 +0000 2010

Replying to @PomonaHelp

Having logged in and found global ticket 574, how do I subscribe to it?

Wed Mar 17 17:33:41 +0000 2010

The college's email hasn't delivered for nearly 24 hours. It was nice at first, but I'm now worried about the deluge when it starts again.

Wed Mar 17 18:09:03 +0000 2010

If you've emailed me in the last 24 at my .edu address, would you resend to firstname dot lastname at gmail?

Wed Mar 17 18:10:03 +0000 2010

Replying to @mmwwah

I assume such mockery is not aimed at me.

Wed Mar 17 18:22:57 +0000 2010

New blog post: The Future of Publishing? http://www.plannedobsolescence.net/the-future-of-publishing/

Wed Mar 17 19:58:15 +0000 2010

Incoming!!! \(Which is to say, email's back\.\)

Wed Mar 17 20:05:53 +0000 2010

On the train, headed downtown for #SCMS. Don't get to do this anywhere near often enough. \(The train, I mean, not the conference\.\)

Wed Mar 17 21:35:59 +0000 2010

even PAY wireless isn't available in #scms conference rooms AFAICT, which I cd survive if iPhone reception weren't also v bad! /via @j_l_r

Wed Mar 17 21:48:01 +0000 2010

Replying to @briancroxall

You go!

Wed Mar 17 22:09:30 +0000 2010

Replying to @loganpoppy

No way. What a loss! I saw him play a couple of times when I was in college.

Thu Mar 18 04:05:55 +0000 2010

Replying to @jmittell

Yes, please! Are you back at the Standard yet? Let me know when you're here...

Thu Mar 18 04:07:04 +0000 2010

Replying to @aperren

Answer to your wondering, at least: crazy-ass pollen that exists nowhere other than the southern CA coast. I hope you adjust!

Thu Mar 18 04:09:17 +0000 2010

Replying to @amandafrench

AAARRGH! Some day I will be able to manage multiple accounts.

Thu Mar 18 04:20:12 +0000 2010

Replying to @amandafrench

Oh, absolutely not! I often re-read mine, particularly heated ones, or ones I desperately need to have a particular effect. :)

Thu Mar 18 04:20:29 +0000 2010

My #dayofdh is beginning at my laptop, in my hotel room, waiting for breakfast to arrive. Then ms reading for an old-fashioned peer review.

Thu Mar 18 14:01:20 +0000 2010

Just realized that waiting on my #dayofdh breakfast means I'm also waiting on my #dayofdh coffee. This is not good.

Thu Mar 18 14:06:31 +0000 2010

Replying to @mmwwah

NO. This is a major negative.

Thu Mar 18 14:19:57 +0000 2010

Coffee has arrived. As has breakfast. With which they brought me Nutella!

Thu Mar 18 14:25:07 +0000 2010

Replying to @sramsay

I'm wearing a smart shirt and conductive thread gloves. You mean to say you're not?

Thu Mar 18 16:00:18 +0000 2010

Replying to @sivavaid and @jayrosen_nyu

Sigh. I need to send her a copy of my first book. http://www.anxietyofobsolescence.com/

Thu Mar 18 16:03:28 +0000 2010

New blog post: Day of Digital Humanities http://www.plannedobsolescence.net/day-of-digital-humanities/

Thu Mar 18 16:15:07 +0000 2010

Replying to @sivavaid

You say the nicest stuff. The good news is Vandy's just given me clearance to CommentPress the entire text, so maybe a 2nd chance.

Thu Mar 18 16:24:17 +0000 2010

Replying to @amandafrench

Now that's a #dayofdh celebration!

Thu Mar 18 16:40:28 +0000 2010

Workshop "From Paper to Blog" with @jmittell on future models of media studies publishing is well attended! #scms

Thu Mar 18 17:17:03 +0000 2010

Replying to @amandafrench

Precisely what I meant - something worth a spangly dress!

Thu Mar 18 17:17:09 +0000 2010

Boy, they weren't kidding; there's zero wireless access in here, and AT&T is super spotty. #SCMS

Thu Mar 18 17:18:26 +0000 2010

@jmittell on being asked when the book is coming out - why is the book still the expected outcome of media studies scholarship? #SCMS

Thu Mar 18 17:22:04 +0000 2010

Replying to @sivavaid and @jmittell

Though they don't do everything in all cases, is his point - not anti-book but anti-required outcome. #SCMS

Thu Mar 18 17:26:58 +0000 2010

Eric Faden: must demand clauses in empl contracts declaring equivalence between traditional & nontraditional publications. #SCMS #dayofdh

Thu Mar 18 17:48:39 +0000 2010

Brazen self-promotion: folks at the #SCMS pub wkshp might want to see my online project on digital scholarly publishing: http://j.mp/37LV7P

Thu Mar 18 18:33:22 +0000 2010

Duke Academic Council, in unanimous vote, just endorsed an open access policy for Duke faculty scholarship: http://tr.im/SpO8 /via @paoloman

Thu Mar 18 20:37:23 +0000 2010

Replying to @sivavaid

It is if you watch The Wire.

Fri Mar 19 00:33:14 +0000 2010

My last #dayofdh post? Not only no wifi at the conf, but the wifi at my hotel has been out all day too. Maybe I'll have a #dayafterdayofdh.

Fri Mar 19 02:48:28 +0000 2010

New blog post: Things Go Awry http://www.plannedobsolescence.net/things-go-awry/

Fri Mar 19 17:42:59 +0000 2010

Replying to @mmwwah

And that doesn't include all the stuff I expected to be freaking out about today. I may hyperventilate.

Fri Mar 19 17:50:42 +0000 2010

storming the barricades at 2pm Future of #scms workshop. of note: @mlaconvention has surpassed #scms in new media engagement /via @j_l_r

Fri Mar 19 19:15:56 +0000 2010

Replying to @ericbot

Sure. But that's not reason not to experiment. #SCMS

Fri Mar 19 22:19:27 +0000 2010

Replying to @kfitz

Thanks, @ironmanx28, for the fantastic tweets from the future of #scms workshop!

Sat Mar 20 01:30:07 +0000 2010

Replying to @zachwhalen

Yeah, 3G in that room blew. I call conspiracy!

Sat Mar 20 01:51:34 +0000 2010

Stop me if you've heard this one: A dean, a dept chair, and an asst prof go fishing. They row out into the middle of the lake & realize...

Sat Mar 20 02:04:09 +0000 2010

they left their lunches in the car. Dean turns to dept chair & says "fix this." Chair says to asst prof "go back & get the lunches"...

Sat Mar 20 02:05:42 +0000 2010

Asst prof walks across water, gets lunches, & walks back. Chair turns to dean & says "I told you she couldn't swim."

Sat Mar 20 02:07:08 +0000 2010


Sat Mar 20 02:07:22 +0000 2010

Replying to @therefore

Survivor: University. The torch rituals are a bitch.

Sat Mar 20 02:19:29 +0000 2010

Just got to 7Grand. Am somehow the first to arrive. Note: NOT the place on the corner labelled "7," if you're coming from Flower.

Sat Mar 20 03:10:21 +0000 2010

The problem with downtown LA: every Starbucks between my hotel & the conf hotel is closed Sat-Sun. No discreet ducking down for early coffee

Sat Mar 20 14:59:18 +0000 2010

Replying to @josh_braun

100% Not Surprised.

Sat Mar 20 15:53:46 +0000 2010

Between mail.app & my edu's xchange server, I'm srsly contemplating moving everything to Gmail. Local/offline archiving is an issue tho.

Sat Mar 20 16:17:26 +0000 2010

Replying to @samplereality and @wpwend42

Hmm. I'll have to contemplate. Do you use Tbird/Pbox as your usual client, or do you use the Gmail interface too?

Sat Mar 20 16:24:53 +0000 2010

Replying to @ddchamberlain

Amusingly enough, Offline Mail is not supported by my browser - Chrome. :-/

Sat Mar 20 16:28:43 +0000 2010

Replying to @jcmeloni

That's kinda what I'm thinking. Might test out Postbox before making the final leap, tho. \(I know it's heresy, but I hate Tbird\.\)

Sat Mar 20 16:42:03 +0000 2010

Replying to @jcmeloni

& I've seen indications that Gmail is moving to HTML5 local db & dumping Gears, which would eliminate my offline concern.

Sat Mar 20 16:57:54 +0000 2010

Replying to @eetempleton

Check to be sure the hotel you choose has reasonable in-house coffee service!

Sat Mar 20 17:11:40 +0000 2010

Replying to @fearv

No, you're totally not there! Yikes!

Sat Mar 20 17:12:12 +0000 2010

Replying to @aperren

So sorry to hear you're still sick - I guess it wasn't the wacky pollen after all. :(

Sun Mar 21 06:34:26 +0000 2010

Replying to @aperren

Yes, absolutely, if not somewhere sooner!

Sun Mar 21 06:44:34 +0000 2010

On the train back to Claremont. Farewell #SCMS - see you next time in NOLA!

Sun Mar 21 18:32:09 +0000 2010

Unbelievably, crazily happy to be home. Now to do all the work I wish I'd been able to do over break.

Sun Mar 21 20:23:05 +0000 2010

DHSoCal has just been born: http://dhsocal.blogspot.com/ //via @dhsocal & @barbarahui

Sun Mar 21 21:31:42 +0000 2010

Replying to @noradio

Congratulations! That's amazing!

Sun Mar 21 23:17:23 +0000 2010

Minor housecleaning, grocery shopping, laundry, cooking. Now ready to do some reading and call it a night. When does spring break start?

Mon Mar 22 03:39:37 +0000 2010

Replying to @d_kompare

Woo-hoo! Congratulations!

Mon Mar 22 23:50:22 +0000 2010

Replying to @crsbecker

You & me both. I'm particularly bad with travel coffee mugs; there's a weekly migration to the office; I need easy retrieval.

Mon Mar 22 23:51:34 +0000 2010

Replying to @amandafrench

Fantastic news -- I'm so pleased to hear!

Tue Mar 23 17:31:48 +0000 2010

Replying to @mmwwah

I've never heard it, not through six years of Catholic elementary school and three years of CCD.

Tue Mar 23 18:53:48 +0000 2010

Replying to @jwolman


Tue Mar 23 21:46:20 +0000 2010

Graaaaaaaaaaaadually moving everything over to Gmail. Google, don't fail me now.

Tue Mar 23 23:02:04 +0000 2010

New blog post: Two Bits of Recent Work http://www.plannedobsolescence.net/two-bits-of-recent-work/

Tue Mar 23 23:50:58 +0000 2010

Replying to @mattthomas and @amandafrench

Or that some poor research assistant's time is being wasted by the misguided IP assumptions of the author/journal.

Wed Mar 24 00:51:16 +0000 2010

Okay, guess I need to stay off the Twitter until #lost airs on the west coast. **sigh**

Wed Mar 24 02:14:23 +0000 2010

Replying to @kdettmar

Yikes! This is not an auspicious beginning.

Wed Mar 24 14:58:56 +0000 2010

So I've just had a user account activated that I think I'm taking as a good sign...?

Wed Mar 24 19:56:32 +0000 2010

So that account activation was good news after all! Thanks for the acceptance, and sorry for exposing your process prematurely, @thatcamp.

Wed Mar 24 20:38:54 +0000 2010

Replying to @themba

Dreamhost. I've been pretty happy with them, but I've been with them for years; I do know some more recent users are less pleased.

Wed Mar 24 20:44:45 +0000 2010

Replying to @acavender

t-mobile wifi seems also wiggy this morning, at least in my airport.

Thu Mar 25 13:11:01 +0000 2010

People are really annoying me this morning. I should not be allowed to travel before I've had any coffee.

Thu Mar 25 13:16:02 +0000 2010

On my way to NOLA for the #NITLE Summit. Looking forward to seeing some of you there!

Thu Mar 25 13:18:05 +0000 2010

UPDATE: Have had coffee; people still annoying.

Thu Mar 25 16:28:36 +0000 2010

Aaaand, just realized I forgot to pack the charging cable for the iPhone. I wonder if those funky airport iPod vending machines carry them.

Thu Mar 25 16:49:46 +0000 2010

No dice on the iPhone charging cable. Hoping someone at #NITLE will have one I can siphon off of briefly...

Thu Mar 25 17:44:48 +0000 2010

Replying to @wedaman

My hero. I'll find you this evening!

Thu Mar 25 19:23:07 +0000 2010

Replying to @kdettmar

Yeah, my next tech investment - I have duplicates of everything except that cable.

Thu Mar 25 19:24:49 +0000 2010

Yay, NOLA! So happy to see you again.

Thu Mar 25 19:26:04 +0000 2010

Replying to @BryanAlexander

Fabulous! I'm checking in & will come find you shortly.

Thu Mar 25 20:01:52 +0000 2010

@BryanAlexander about to begin his plenary talk at #NITLE summit.

Fri Mar 26 00:29:13 +0000 2010

Just heard no on something I had really high hopes for. Ah, well - I've heard a good bit of yes lately, too.

Fri Mar 26 00:35:53 +0000 2010

Replying to @brettbobley

Actually, Worthy's here in New Orleans at #NITLE with me.

Fri Mar 26 00:59:30 +0000 2010

Replying to @sramsay

This is one hell of a hologram, is all I can say.

Fri Mar 26 01:01:32 +0000 2010


Fri Mar 26 12:44:00 +0000 2010

Watching the #uvashape stream with no small envy...

Fri Mar 26 13:30:38 +0000 2010

@wedaman I have your cable - will find you between sessions.

Fri Mar 26 13:53:45 +0000 2010

Replying to @wedaman

My online promotion portfolio: http://machines.pomona.edu/dossier - caused a little consternation, but I dug my heels in. #nitle

Fri Mar 26 14:35:43 +0000 2010

Replying to @mkirschenbaum and @sramsay

Except that the history of scholarship has always been conversation, just conducted at a glacial pace. #uvashape

Fri Mar 26 14:59:19 +0000 2010

Replying to @billwolff

Thanks! I'm hoping in the next year to be able to establish a system to help other folks who want to create such portfolios...

Fri Mar 26 15:14:09 +0000 2010

Replying to @billwolff


Fri Mar 26 15:25:59 +0000 2010

In #NITLE session on digital humanities & the liberal arts; Worthy Martin leading off discussing IATH & its mission at UVa.

Fri Mar 26 16:01:27 +0000 2010

Worthy Martin: how could IATH collab w/ the #NITLE community? \(Oh, do I have ideas about this: SLAC fac desperately need DH center support\!\)

Fri Mar 26 16:04:34 +0000 2010

Worthy advertises the NEH FDHC program. But... there just aren't anywhere near enough of those fellowships to meet the need! #NITLE

Fri Mar 26 16:08:18 +0000 2010

Digital Humanities initiative at Hamilton College - incubator for faculty research projects! Can I have one? #NITLE

Fri Mar 26 16:14:26 +0000 2010

Totally fired up about #du10 w/ @foundhistory @brettbobley @epistemographer @sivavaid @s2ceball + others! Reg opens Mon #du10 \(via @mkgold\)

Fri Mar 26 16:16:59 +0000 2010

Insanely loud band playing next to/under #NITLE session on digital humanities. You gotta love New Orleans.

Fri Mar 26 16:23:31 +0000 2010

Very excited by the SLAC student-oriented DH projects being presented... but still need support for faculty DH research at SLACs. #NITLE

Fri Mar 26 16:27:16 +0000 2010

Replying to @triproftri

Fantastic! Will talk more with you about this soon.

Fri Mar 26 16:34:45 +0000 2010

@KathrynTomasek on strategies for convincing funders to support DH initiatives at SLACs and other inst other than R1s. Go, Kathryn! #NITLE

Fri Mar 26 16:39:56 +0000 2010

"On the Death of the Digital Humanities Center": http://bit.ly/dAi31u \(Just in time for \#NITLE and \#UVAShape\) \(via @samplereality\)

Fri Mar 26 17:05:17 +0000 2010

Replying to @BryanAlexander

Twitter! #NITLE

Fri Mar 26 17:07:05 +0000 2010

Replying to @kdettmar

Congratulations -- fantastic news!

Fri Mar 26 19:01:23 +0000 2010

Replying to @brettbobley

Undergraduate research might well be a place where #uvashape could learn from #NITLE. R1s, talk to SLACs! We've got that down.

Fri Mar 26 19:54:58 +0000 2010

About to leave the stream for my #NITLE keynote. Catch up with you all afterward.

Fri Mar 26 20:14:48 +0000 2010

Replying to @GardnerCampbell

Very good question! Absolutely not - tho my emphasis is on faculty b/c their jobs often require publication. #NITLE

Fri Mar 26 22:35:38 +0000 2010

Thanks to the #NITLE twitter stream for the awesome comments on my talk!

Fri Mar 26 22:43:02 +0000 2010

Replying to @wedaman

Thank you - for this and for the power \(cable\)! Will look forward to talking more.

Fri Mar 26 23:05:51 +0000 2010

Replying to @phdaisy

Congrats from NOLA!!!

Sat Mar 27 01:51:15 +0000 2010

Replying to @phdaisy

You have much to celebrate! Here for a conf; the place misses you.

Sat Mar 27 02:43:35 +0000 2010

Have spent much of today recovering from the awesomeness of #NITLE. Will now spend the rest of the day doing the same.

Sat Mar 27 18:37:01 +0000 2010

NOLA Marriott seriously dimmed the light for Earth Hour - both atmospheric & impressive!

Sun Mar 28 02:33:32 +0000 2010

Over the last week, I've migrated 17 years worth of archived email to Gmail, and still have tons of space remaining. Amazing.

Sun Mar 28 13:56:29 +0000 2010

Replying to @sramsay

My personal impulse would be to call it the Birkerts, but that may be too field specific. http://bit.ly/dxHK82

Sun Mar 28 14:03:07 +0000 2010

Am having one of those WHY DO I HAVE CATS??? moments. It will pass once I figure out whether the damage to the floor is permanent.

Sun Mar 28 19:14:47 +0000 2010

Replying to @loganpoppy

Apparently. Hmph.

Sun Mar 28 19:52:15 +0000 2010

Replying to @mlaconvention

Mine will be forgiven. But they wreaked a little more havoc this weekend than was necessary.

Mon Mar 29 01:39:13 +0000 2010

Replying to @tmcphers

Mine knocked over their water bowl on my wood floors while I wasn't home; water sat there long enough to get under the finish.

Mon Mar 29 04:14:37 +0000 2010

A new blog post, about The New Everyday: http://www.plannedobsolescence.net/the-new-everyday/

Mon Mar 29 14:49:21 +0000 2010

Replying to @kdettmar

Now *there's* a spectator sport.

Mon Mar 29 15:20:08 +0000 2010

RT @mkgold: Registration now open for The Digital University conf at CUNY GC \(NYC 4/21\). @sivavaid keynotes http://is.gd/b5cI4 #du10 Pls RT

Mon Mar 29 16:55:14 +0000 2010

Replying to @pdahlgre


Mon Mar 29 20:10:58 +0000 2010

Replying to @davidmsilver

Wow, that's fantastic!

Mon Mar 29 23:43:18 +0000 2010

Replying to @mariabustillos

First, WOW! Congrats! Second, difficult choices ahead...

Mon Mar 29 23:47:05 +0000 2010

Replying to @triproftri

Fantastic news -- congrats!

Tue Mar 30 03:40:42 +0000 2010

On getting myself back to work, 30 minutes at a time: http://bit.ly/aWKABM

Tue Mar 30 15:20:14 +0000 2010

Replying to @samplereality

Thanks - that really means a lot to me. It's scary to have that out there, and hard to realize how much I still wrestle with.

Tue Mar 30 15:49:49 +0000 2010

Replying to @pmhswe

My pleasure! I hope it works for you; so far, it's working well for me.

Tue Mar 30 18:46:13 +0000 2010

Replying to @samplereality

Congratulations! Fantastic news!

Tue Mar 30 20:09:37 +0000 2010

Maybe I'm not reading the press release right - but was there really only *one* FDHC fellowship given by the NEH this year?

Tue Mar 30 20:57:21 +0000 2010

Replying to @sarah_haskins

Absolutely loved it! Fantastic project - thanks for making it available!

Wed Mar 31 02:35:49 +0000 2010

Replying to @mariabustillos

Whoa - fantastic! As fabulous as Emerson is, I'm all pro-small liberal arts college. Wonderful news.

Wed Mar 31 06:08:02 +0000 2010

Replying to @jwolman

Not even an allowance for time zones? Really, give us on the west coast a fighting chance.

Wed Mar 31 15:34:20 +0000 2010

New blog post: This Is Just to Note http://www.plannedobsolescence.net/this-is-just-to-note/

Thu Apr 01 02:24:03 +0000 2010