Headlines for Thursday:
- First baseball game 00:16
- Yesterday was a hot chocolate day 00:22
- Social media for social change 00:34
- Another aspect of what I want to do 00:36
- Blog hiccup 10:21
- Interesting people, interesting conversations 17:24
- Impromptu barbecue 23:46
- Wow, what a blogger! 23:51
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1. First baseball game: 00:16
Interesting stuff. It was great going with a bunch of grad students, as many of us were completely new to the thing. ;)
I found myself unable to boo anyone, though. I clapped and cheered (quietly) for both teams! =)
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Random Japanese sentence: 彼は猫を二匹飼っている。一匹は黒でもう一匹は白だ。 He keeps two cats: one is black, and the other white.
2. Yesterday was a hot chocolate day: 00:22
David (the proprietor) received a whole bunch of free books and a number of free T-shirts from Apress. The shirts were adorable! They read "Every time Linux boots, a penguin gets its wings." I batted my eyelashes at David and he very kindly let me have one. =) I'm so hacking it.
Seneca was there, hacking away as always. Mike Fletcher was at the
same table. Ian Garmaise had briefly introduced us at the other
In retrospect, it was good that I ended up over there for hot chocolate. =) Life works out one way or another.
Random Japanese sentence: その猫の一方は黒で、もう一方は茶だ。 One of the cats is black, the other is brown. Sono neko no ippou wa kuro de, mou ippou wa cha da.
3. Social media for social change: 00:34
Random Japanese sentence: ある日、彼女はペットの猫がほしいと私に知らせました。 One day, she told me that she wanted a pet cat. Aru hi, kanojo wa petto no neko ga hoshii to watashi ni shirasemashita.
4. Another aspect of what I want to do: 00:36
Although I've studied the material provided here, what I would really like is to be able to hire someone who is 100% comfortable with these technologies to help me get accustomed to them. Like a "new media coach" ;-).
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5. Blog hiccup: 10:21
Random Japanese sentence: 鬼の居ぬ間に洗濯。 When the cat is away, the mice will play.[Proverb]
6. Interesting people, interesting conversations: 17:24
I went to IBM, and that turned out to be perfect timing. Laurie Dillon, Pranam Kolari and Ian Chan all pinged me for lunch. I thought they should definitely meet each other, so we all met up for lunch at 12 and had a wonderful conversation about IBM intranet goodness and blogging visualizations. =) That was tons of fun.
Random Japanese sentence: 家はねこが２匹います。１匹は白で、もう１匹はくろです。 We have two cats; one is white, and the other is black.
7. Impromptu barbecue: 23:46
Speaking of food - I had absolutely wonderful veal parmigiana at IBM today. I seriously need to learn how to cook that. The Joy of Cooking would have it for sure...
Random Japanese sentence: 私は猫がその犬を追いかけているのをみた。 I saw a cat running after the dog.