Saturday, March 21, 2009
New blog post on TraumaAdoption.org - Exercise, Patience, and Energy - http://ping.fm/u4JnG
Grilling up a late dinner of Bison Burgers.
Finished a draft of slides for GMN Conference on Monday. I'm participating in a panel on Social Media and Grantmaking. #grantsm #GMN09
Thunder in the air? My Seneca-pup just crawled under my desk at my feet.
Screenshots captured, now to integrate them into my "Keynote" presentation's outline. I'm starting to get pretty excited. #grantsm #GMN09
Just went inworld on SecondLife to get a screenshot of the nonprofitcommons. Want to find me? Creech Antwerp is my name. #grantsm #GMN09
Grabbing screenshots like a mad man. #grantsm #GMN09
Thinking about the use of various social media services that can help grant makers and nonprofits work in new ways. grantsm# #GMN09
Continuing to work on the Social Media and Grant-Makers presentation for Monday at the GMN conference in Denver Monday. #grantsm #GMN09
I know this dude! http://ping.fm/RxuYf Come to the Wil Key CD party this thurs in Denver.
At the bookstore looking at kids' books.
New member, with questions, on TraumaAdoption.org http://ping.fm/pOTDq A big welcome to AuntDebbie
Up and making tea. We see an investment advisor this morning who will be giving us advice on saving for our kid to go to university.
Friday, March 20, 2009
Argh! So what the frack IS Starbuck?!
Another long day. On my way home.
Busy day. Lots of great client contact today and an estimate on a large project nearly complete. Still have tons to do in the last hour.
On my way to work. Eager to get down to a new project's planning.
Rocking out with my 8 year old to Ace of Base
Would you consider get satisfaction a social network? How do you think it could work as a tool in the grants community? #grantsm
Today is the first day of spring! I hope it is a happy one for all of you!
Up and about puttering around figuring out the morning. Lots to do today including working through requirements and estimating on projects.
Thursday, March 19, 2009
Time for bed all. Sleep well.
Right, time to take a break from GMN presentation prep and get on the stationary for 45 minutes. #GrantSM
Flickr Facebook Blogs MySpace LinkedIn, Twitter Digg Yelp Delicious FriendFeed Yelp YouTube Revver Secondlife-what other SM do you use? Why?
I'm going to use #GrantSM for the Social Media and Grantmakers presentation for the GMN on Monday for Twitter users.
Working on my presentation for the GMN presentation next week. Do you use social media for grants making/foundation work? How? Ping me!
Flippin' traffic. Like a parking lot.
Getting out of bed and starting up the tea. I had a bit of a restless night.
Browsing through the TechSoup forums.
Wednesday, March 18, 2009
On my way home after a very long day at the office. Still have more to do when I get home.
Just added friendfeed to my docket of microblogging tools. Interested in following me there? http://ping.fm/x5tje
Up and about getting ready for the day. I have a client meeting much of the day - a kick off to start architecting a new Drupal site.
Tuesday, March 17, 2009
Headed to bed rather earlier than I normally would. It has been a very busy few days in fabulous Austin TX. Now time to recharge.
New blog post by 4gifts.from.god on TraumaAdoption - http://ping.fm/b1RMA - Why are they so much better behaved for Daddy? It's time for Mommy to take a break!
Back in Denver. Thrilled to be home.
On airplane back to Denver. Good bye #sxsw
Had breakfast tacos while boggling that I've been awake for two hours and is STILL dark outside.
Up, exhausted, but time to head back to Colorado. Good #sxsw.
Monday, March 16, 2009
Went to the Bots party and then to Acquia/Raincity. Ended up at the Hilton bar where @scobleizer sat down with us. Accessible nice guy. +1
Amazing how a shower will perk you up. Pretty much packed up to leave tomorrow morning back to DIA. It was a jam packed #sxsw
The people who are trying to run government are well meaning and have high enough IQs to melt lead. They just don't have the tools. #sxsw
I better not try anything ruinous or dangerous because there is a spectre of what might happen. WE DON'T NEED that. -Sterling #sxsw
Alternate reality housing might be good. Anybody with google juice over $45K, let them have a place for a weekend in Austin for free. -sxsw
We have too many elderly, they will be the backbone of the social web. Pension them off and make them work on free "sh*t".
Urban Micro payments to folks in the city. Get Linux netbooks, give away for free. Give away grant money-try hard and fail. #sxsw -sterling
It is kind of a bad thing when you get practical political advice from a science fiction writer. -Sterling #sxsw
Since Obama, it is suddenly hip to be American in Europe. -Sterling #sxsw
In bad times, help people. Engage in some small act that cheers others up. - Sterling #sxsw
"Injectable chips kill puppies" - Sterling #sxsw
Bruce Sterling likes the hyper-pro-israeli literature. #sxsw
Sterling is talking about HP Lovecraft - apparently he was a "pillar of society" - Anti-semite but also married a Jew.
At Bruce Sterling session. #sxsw
Just finished a lovely meal at Moonshine in Austin with @pingkate and @lauras. Fabu catfish and spicy mac and cheese. At #sxsw? Try it.
Hanging out at the #acquia booth at #sxsw talking about #Drupal, Acquia and @pingV services. If you want to rub elbows, come on by!
Sunday, March 15, 2009
Grabbing a BLT and a coke. Nourishment!
Amazed at the number of new followers on Twitter over last few days. Tweeting at #sxsw generates interest. Need to write a blog post on it.
Time to find some lunch. Starving #sxsw
Crowds can be right but also can be very wrong. #sxsw
Silver is not a fan of prediction. Stock market is the an uber-prediction market. It is so volatile. #sxsw
Silver talks about economy on his blog because relates to what is going on in the US and world. Not going to make stock suggestions. #sxsw
Silver asked about the Netflix challenge. http://ping.fm/MQT6q #sxsw says it interests him.
Silver - reading Nixonland and Irrational Exhuberance. #sxsw
Silver reads a lot of books half way through. Silver invites you to do the same with his book when it comes out. #sxsw
Silver likes to read three books at the same time. #sxsw
538 is the number of electoral votes in the electoral college - that is the significance of the number. -Silver #sxsw
#swsw What hash tag to ask questions for Keynote via Twitter?
Baseball is the perfect dataset. It spoils you. -Silver #sxsw
Finding a terrorist is like finding a needle in a pile of needles, not a needle in a haystack. - Silver #sxsw
In baseball you can have a perfect dataset, but doesn't work in the real world. Picking out a terrorist is very difficult. #sxsw
"If you know you're going to be wrong, work on your f***ing model" - Silver #sxsw
New York Magazine wanted Silver to predict the Oscars. Looked at stats over the years to create a model. It is like a poll. #sxsw
It is hard to decide if you should bootstrap or go after VC funding says Silver. #sxsw
Silver, "I'm a bit of a compulsive, if I were to get into facebook I'd probably never see the light of day." #sxsw
Would you put your Genome up on the Internet? Silver-Um no. I'm a bit of a private person and surprised by how transparent people are. #sxsw
Nate would like an instant Masters in Computer Science if he could snap his fingers. #sxsw
Cost benefit analysis on human resources - how can you evaluate performance? Do you train a worker? Can stats tell you this? #sxsw
Who is working and where makes differences in Elections. Obama's team was working 24 hours a day. McCain's team knocked off nights. #sxsw
Silver believes that August 2010 will be the shifting point where folks will begin to blame Obama for recession. #sxsw
In Nate Silver's Keynote in an overflow room. #sxsw
Got a creative commons sticker. Psyched.
Headed to the #acquia booth to talk to people about Drupal. #sxsw
What they did and what they are conversations are different. #sxsw You want to have "What they did" conversation. DON'T SPECULATE.
Social media allows you to commiserate with other like-minded folks. #sxsw
On angry asian manputs in Italics "That's Racist" at the end of posts to explain that something really IS racist even when obvious. #sxsw
Check out http://ping.fm/IKHLu for podcasts on race. Way to have conversations that need to happen in familiar formats. #sxsw
We have to keep hoping and fighting to do better and better. #sxsw
Racism and Social Media is a very cool panel. Need to bolt to go to the trade show floor. I'm hoping that there will be a video. #sxsw
Using social media to combat racism is like brushing your teeth. You're never done with it. #sxsw
Asking if anything can stop racism is asking the wrong question. Racism will always be embedded in the flawed human state. #sxsw
Social media itself will not stop racism, but can create groups that can chip away at it. #sxsw
Comments become a history - a way to track opinions and engage hate directly. #sxsw
At "Angry Asian Man" the panelist gets hate mail like "Start speaking f**king english". Ummmm...he writes in english. #sxsw
At racialicious.com there are mostly women writing. This has made for both racist and misogynist statements.
Social media is a great media to show how much work needs to be done. Anonymous comments bring out the hate. #sxsw
"Each racist moment is like a snowflake" #sxsw
At the beginning of Racism and Social Media session. This panel is NOT about racism 101 - It is about "Can Social media end racism?" #sxsw
Social patterns has about eight chairs total. What's up with that? Bad planning. #sxsw
Funny. Mountain Dew has set up a living room from the 70's in the arcade. Nothing really going on in there, but Alienware has a very cool looking display. #sxsw
Headed to the arcade to check out the games. #sxsw
Crowdsourcing is a talent finding mechanism. #sxsw
Crowdsourcing is a good way to find designers #sxsw
Crowdspring and Threadless in a vocal smackdown.
In "Is Spec Work Evil" #sxsw and the panelists are mixing it up. Wow the audience is slamming David Carson for arrogance.
Drinking a latte while getting ready for a day at #sxsw - the coffee is critical because my night of sleep wasn't so great. #insomnia