twittering on 2009-03-07

  • Just was interviewed by @bmw on ustream for Seattle lunch 2.0 #
  • At Seattle lunch 2.0 waiting for portland beer #
  • @turoczy thanks for driving :) #
  • sleepy. g’nite :) #
  • @pjf world of goo rox! #
  • digging @postbox. bummed there’s no pgp integration. would switch today if it had it. #
  • @Ron_Barrett nope, still in Seattle. won’t be back until this evening. #
  • RT @xolotl: get ready to be inspired RT @chrismessina: My slides from my DrupalCon keynote are up: http://tr.im/drupalcon_id #openid #diso #
  • reading @chrismessina’s notes — “reinventing democracy…when you have 175m members, you’re kind of a social network nation-state.” #
  • …which is why we (@osbridge) thing open source citizenship is a critical idea RIGHT NOW #
  • dataportability.org and autonomo.us really need to work closer together. #
  • @caseorganic there’s a shoutout to cyborgs in @chrismessina’s #drupalcon keynote :) #
  • @verso CHEESE GRATERS! #
  • @tmagee good to see you around here! :) in reply to tmagee #
  • Out in the hail http://twitpic.com/1wqsm #
  • Headed down to pikes place. #
  • It’s spring :) http://twitpic.com/1wwqs #
  • @tmagee yup. Just for a few more hours. Taking the train home. in reply to tmagee #
  • See @turoczy trying to step out of the spotlight & @verso in the background. At Seattle lunch 2.0 #osbridgeteam http://twitpic.com/1wx1m #
  • Bus mini-fail. Thank goodness for cabbies! Tip: bus #545 in Seattle does not exist. #
  • @AE3nn going from capital hill to the amtrak station. in reply to AE3nn #
  • @petdance not at drupalcon. Headed back to PDX on the train. in reply to petdance #
  • Wow. That was not as hard as I thought it would be. #

twittering on 2009-03-06

  • why yes, i am listening to the repo! the genetic opera sound track and cleaning in my basement. #
  • @stewart completely awesome, of course. saw the movie. have you? #
  • @stewart agreed! this was amazing though. #
  • @stewart come to portland for open source bridge!!! #
  • thanks @Marsee!! RT: Are you being a good “open source citizen”? Tell people about it http://opensourcebridge.org/proposals #
  • @chromatic good to know ;) #
  • congrats @ryansnyder @shizzow @geekygirldawn and mark who’s twitter account i can’t find right now :) #
  • @jkuramot just look at the man in the mirror, buddy. #
  • hungry. smelling delicious food being cooked for me upstairs. #
  • ok everyone, @jkuramot WRITES CODE ok. and he’s an expert in social networking. #
  • @xolotl don’t think i’ve forgotten what you said. #
  • gonna be awesome. RT @planetpostgres: Mark Wong: 3rd PSU Presentation – DBT-2 Howto http://tr.im/h4lT #
  • ugh. ton of my sites down @dreamhost, what is up? #
  • so, @dreamhost is currently breaking my heart. #
  • @DreamHostHoncho can you help me? #
  • @sharding looks like my private server IP was changed :( #
  • @sharding yeah, this is a pretty major mess up. i dunno if someone decided to migrate my server all the sudden? without telling me? midday? #
  • Just a friendly reminder to come out for Seattle Lunch 2.0 (at 4pm ha ha) and meet some of the folks behind @osbridge http://tr.im/h12T #
  • @pjf echoing @eximious, hope you’re all ok there. #
  • @diegueus9 i just blogged about the people I know on twitter, many r on identi.ca [http://identi.ca] – http://tr.im/h3hK [http://tr.im/h3hK] #
  • @diegueus9 I think for support, irc or the pgsql-general mailing list would be better :) #
  • #osbridgeteam we’ve been on the road 15min, now stopping for food. #
  • #osbridgeteam on the read again #
  • #osbridgeteam learning that 75% of people in car don’t like diff. food to touch #
  • OH: “We’re not stopping. Save your cup.” #
  • @jzb i’m totally fine with food touching. #

twittering on 2009-03-05

  • @pjf one possibility is the internet archive http://www.archive.org/details/texts [http://www.archive.org/details/texts] #
  • RT: @timoreilly Video interview with me from #TOC about business models for publishing that include “free” http://bit.ly/RvYKo #
  • headed over to @osbridge meeting. then food. then, #afterhours hacking. #
  • @turoczy awesome headline “Diplomatic Mission” hahaha #
  • @petdance yr welcome!! :) #
  • #afterhours moving to the green dragon. #
  • #afterhours moved to luckylab due to lack of wireless #
  • enjoying the @turoczy @jkuramot bromance. #
  • @turoczy if you’re talking about the fact that the moth DIES – then, yes, I concur. @bmw don’t listen to him. #
  • @turoczy yes, committed code == moth to camera flame. uh huh. totally following you there. #
  • @turoczy i think “committed code” means i need another nerd badge. you know what i’m talking about. #
  • @turoczy lol. you hadn’t mentioned the talking to yourself thing. i’m going to bring some brittney spears for the drive to seattle. cool? #
  • @bmw you say that like there’s something wrong with IRC. #
  • @peat ‘i am a patient boy. i wait, i wait, i wait, i wait.’ #
  • reading up on openbeacon #
  • @markwkm lol no. researching rfid location tracking tech. #
  • interested in !postgres people who are on twitter? check it: http://tr.im/h3hK [http://tr.im/h3hK] #
  • @laprice adding! thanks :) #
  • @jnyp32 congrats! adorable. i’m sure @adamd broke the news that I won’t be getting any this year :) #
  • whoa twitter interface just changed. #

twittering on 2009-03-05

  • @pjf one possibility is the internet archive http://www.archive.org/details/texts [http://www.archive.org/details/texts] #
  • RT: @timoreilly Video interview with me from #TOC about business models for publishing that include “free” http://bit.ly/RvYKo #
  • headed over to @osbridge meeting. then food. then, #afterhours hacking. #
  • @turoczy awesome headline “Diplomatic Mission” hahaha #
  • @petdance yr welcome!! :) #
  • #afterhours moving to the green dragon. #
  • #afterhours moved to luckylab due to lack of wireless #
  • enjoying the @turoczy @jkuramot bromance. #
  • @turoczy if you’re talking about the fact that the moth DIES – then, yes, I concur. @bmw don’t listen to him. #
  • @turoczy yes, committed code == moth to camera flame. uh huh. totally following you there. #
  • @turoczy i think “committed code” means i need another nerd badge. you know what i’m talking about. #
  • @turoczy lol. you hadn’t mentioned the talking to yourself thing. i’m going to bring some brittney spears for the drive to seattle. cool? #
  • @bmw you say that like there’s something wrong with IRC. #
  • @peat ‘i am a patient boy. i wait, i wait, i wait, i wait.’ #
  • reading up on openbeacon #
  • @markwkm lol no. researching rfid location tracking tech. #
  • interested in !postgres people who are on twitter? check it: http://tr.im/h3hK [http://tr.im/h3hK] #
  • @laprice adding! thanks :) #
  • @jnyp32 congrats! adorable. i’m sure @adamd broke the news that I won’t be getting any this year :) #
  • whoa twitter interface just changed. #

Twitter and PostgreSQL!

Twitter: What are you doing?
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On pgsql-general, Doug Hunley mentioned he’d created a twitter account for pgsql-announce! Way cool.

I’d written during last PgCon about Postgres and Twitter, and I figured it was time for a new list of Postgres-related people who I follow! Especially since a few people commented that Twitter was a waste of time last year ;)

If you’re on twitter (or identi.ca), and I missed you — please comment below!

Here we go (in no particular order):

  • Selena Deckelmann (me!)
  • Gabrielle Roth, member of PDXPUG, main force behind Code-N-Splode
  • Mark Wong, performance expert, leading the Portland PostgreSQL Performance Pad and associated projects to bring regular performance testing back to PostgreSQL
  • Francisco Figueiredo Jr., developer maintainer of Npgsql, speaker, member of PostgreSQL.Br
  • Magnus Hagander President of Pg.EU – the European Union non-profit organization dedicated to PostgreSQL and supporting user groups in the region
  • Josh Berkus, pgsql-advocacy leader, Member of the PostgreSQL core team
  • Jean-Paul Argudo, leader/member of PostgreSQL.Fr and Treasurer of Pg.EU
  • Hubert Lubaczewski , author of a great technical blog about PostgreSQL http://www.depesz.com/
  • Nikolay Samokhvalov, leader of the Moscow PostgreSQL Users Group, and consultant in Russia
  • Kristin Tufte, Postgres user, member of PDXPUG and assistant professor at Portland State University
  • Satoshi Nagayasu, member of the Japanese PostgreSQL Users Group, and spearheading meetups in Tokoyo
  • Brenda Wallace, moble gadget fetishist, Drupalista and Wellington, NZ PostgreSQL User Group wrangler
  • Isis Borges, Postgres enthusiast, works in the fashion industry in Puerto Alegre, Brazil
  • Dan Langille, DBA and organizer behind PgCon
  • Michael Brewer, DBA and board member of the United States PostgreSQL Association
  • Joshua Drake, business owner, board member of the United States PostgreSQL Association
  • Fábio Telles Rodriguez, active member of the PostgreSQL.Br (Brazil) and PgDay Brazil organizer. If you speak Portuguese, you can check out Planet Postgres Br here – http://planeta.postgresql.org.br/
  • Fernando Ike, member of PostgreSQL.Br
  • Ed Borasky, PhD, analytics nerd, PDXPUG member
  • Robert Treat, author of PHP and PostgreSQL book, speaker, on the board of the United States PostgreSQL Association
  • David Wheeler, contributed citext most recently to PostgreSQL, consultant, maintainer of Bricolage, formerly of I Want Sandy
  • Greg Sabino Mullane, author of Bucardo and check_postgres.pl, maintainer of DBD::Pg, recently contributed patches to psql, on the board of the United States PostgreSQL Association, my boss :)
  • Christophe, volunteer at OSCON for PostgreSQL booth, DBA
  • Aaron Thul, DBA, developer, speaker on PostgreSQL on Drugs :)
  • David Fetter, DBA, maintainer of the PostgreSQL Weekly News
  • Elein Mustain, DBA, speaker, maintainer of http://varlena.com
  • Chris May, DBA, member of PDXPUG
  • Jason Kirtland, developer, maintainer of SQLAlchemy, Pythonista
  • Josh Tolley, developer, DBA, statistics nerd, author of PL/LOLCODE and pgsnmpd
  • Erik Jones, Portland resident, Pythonista, made a cool python-based partitioning tool (pgpartitioner)
  • Nicholas Kreidberg, Nevada resident, PostgreSQL user
  • Gavin Roy, DBA, Business dude, Myyearbook.com, speaker, on the board of of United States PostgreSQL Association
  • Chris Browne, Slony maintainer
  • Douglas Hunley, creator of pgsql_announce on twitter :)
  • Larry Rosenman, PostgreSQL supporter, help with DNS for PostgreSQL.org, contributor (some of the syslog* stuff in version 7.0)

Organizations:

twittering on 2009-03-04

  • @eximious the other is PDX! Visit portland for the free wifi in the airport! #
  • watching someone use pg_top for the first time… “oh, wow.” awesome. #
  • @gnat thanks a ton for mentioning open source bridge on @radar! :) #
  • just submitted first patch to postgres. its a little one. #
  • @magnushagander haha! thank you :) #
  • RT @snaga: Japan PostgreSQL Users Meetup Group (Tokyo based & for English speakers) cr8 @ Meetup.com. Check it out http://tinyurl.com/d5tcat #
  • @sharding you’re not living in seattle anymore, are you? #
  • @sharding you should come to Lunch 2.0 on Friday!! I’m gonna be there with some other Portlanders. #
  • @JoannaK I do not judge. #
  • finished 5mi run with @gorthx, back peeking at troublesome queries. #
  • @emmajane yay! awesome. so glad to hear that. #
  • @sharding its at 4pm, so not really lunch :D here’s a link http://tr.im/h12T #
  • Do you live in the Seattle area? Come meet the folks behind Open Source Bridge Friday at Seattle Lunch 2.0!! http://tr.im/h12T #
  • RT @lhawthorn: Need more in person mentoring if we want to grow our community. RTFM doesn’t work for all; many need an alt entry point. #
  • @lhawthorn totally agree. user groups are awesome for this. trying to talk @gorthx into giving preso on code-n-splode to show this working. #
  • @stewartsmith LOL #
  • @cwebber OMG yes. I wouldn’t have submitted the patch I sent yesterday without tons of mentoring from @turnstep, @magnushagander and others #
  • @msamye hahaha so happy! :) #

twittering on 2009-03-03

twittering on 2009-03-02

  • RT @debbryant: wants to know, who was in D.C. from PDX #OpenSourceBridge? Saw the bcard left behind at the meet-up Friday evening. @reidab? #
  • @KathySierra LOL #
  • still finding LoTR references funny. #
  • and the onion. http://tr.im/gUQn #
  • @KodinLanewave :) yay! that picture of the swimming fins on your blog totally cracked me up. thank you. #
  • @alanpdx dude. they did not have bullets in the Shire! #
  • @alanpdx only if there’s a cliff’s notes version. srsly. i don’t have time to read! #
  • @depesz_com ok. fine. i know i’m too cheerful. you can just say it. #
  • sleepy. now really going to bed. #
  • oh btw, atop is sweet. #
  • crawling into bed with a book. #
  • watching @WardCunningham’s lightning interviews #
  • “it’s more important to be paying attention, than to have all the information.” -WC #
  • @aplyley I say “lady friend” all the time! uh oh. i usually mean it in reference to my female friends. i apologize! #
  • Yeah. I’m gonna ride my bike over to cubespace. #

twittering on 2009-03-01

  • @kinndarrr thanks so much :) its been awesome so far. #
  • @jkuramot @jcomandich thanks :) :) #
  • should not make gun jokes before 6am. #
  • @skinny take a look at identi.ca and the code behind it. #
  • [2/2] to get this done. and get an identi.ca [http://identi.ca] account to spread word about Laconica #
  • [1/2] so @skinny – have a look at dataportability.org [http://dataportability.org] and autonomo.us [http://autonomo.us] for two orgs trying #
  • @skinny identi.ca [http://identi.ca] supports posting directly to twitter from its interface, IM support, etc. #
  • @skinny i think the change is coming. just takes time and raising awareness one person at a time :) #
  • @spinnerin oooOoooh.. purse? didn’t know you were in the market. #