PenguinSix's Tweets for the Week

  • Off to the Museum of Coastal Defence to learn about pirates. http://bit.ly/dpI2z2 #
  • Interesting comparison by @Scobleizer between iPhone 4 camera and Cannon 5-D MK II. http://bit.ly/91IOCk #
  • @chilishrimpgirl @coffeemeow That stuff happens all the time in Ikea Beijing. Good write up of the Ikea loungers here: http://bit.ly/27NtmU in reply to chilishrimpgirl #
  • @ThomasCrampton iPhone 4 e.t.a. of July 28 in Hong Kong so not that much longer. in reply to ThomasCrampton #
  • @raykwong They're making a comedy movie about all the sex shops in China. http://bit.ly/cvr23a Trailer here: http://youtu.be/NFSzRjbE9HE in reply to raykwong #
  • Photos from the Shanghai Apple store opening. http://bit.ly/cCozcB #
  • Rumors of Hong Kong iPhone release on July 28 and iPad on July 19. Now if we can just get some new Mac Pros this month… #
  • Chinese airport UFO pictures released: http://bit.ly/a92TLv #
  • @ganglu First 5,000 get a free t-shirt. http://bit.ly/90wGs1 in reply to ganglu #
  • @hypercasey Any idea if pre-orders will be accepted before July 28? in reply to hypercasey #
  • My massive site wide maintenance script has checked 80,000 of my pages in 14 hours. 4.4 million pages to go. Sigh. Time to recode this. #
  • I liked a YouTube video — a bunch of low flying passes http://youtu.be/5R85TXNFphk?a #
  • Spy swap takes place on an airport runway. Was so much more intense on a foggy night on a Berlin bridge. http://bit.ly/as2riM #
  • Northern Ireland police send 20 armored cars to the England to help find cop-hunting shooter. Snipers also deployed. http://bit.ly/cJEBC3 #
  • @kevinshe Looks like he jumps out of a porta-potty at the beginning. in reply to kevinshe #
  • 3HK just told me it will take 48 hours for an online SIM card recharge to take effect. I know who I'm not buying an iPhone 4 from. #fail #
  • More melamine found in Chinese milk products…again. Wonder if Baidu will advertise fake doctors again. http://bit.ly/c0EJL5 #
  • @hypercasey I was just across the street at white stag. Popped over but you had left. Oh well in reply to hypercasey #
  • $18800 for iPhone 4 in Wan Chai. That's a bit silly. #
  • Here's a novel idea for my day–actually doing some work. Deep into a perl script–no time for lunch or twitter. #
  • I liked a YouTube video — So I Married An Axe Murderer(colonel sanders scene) http://youtu.be/TPMS6tGOACo?a #
  • Feel like Udon in Causeway Bay or Wanchai. Now if I can just find a decent place. #
  • @SelfishMom Follow @FDNYnews, @theBravest, and @NotifyNYC for all your NYFD needs… in reply to SelfishMom #
  • I liked a YouTube video — Anthony Rother meets Loveparade – The Art of Love http://youtu.be/ExZKoWlisLM?a #
  • I liked a YouTube video — Eric Prydz – Pjanoo http://youtu.be/llfNRGQ7Tlg?a #
  • One way to get the message out. Chinese authorities hang banners in mall announcing the execution of corrupt official http://bit.ly/aG90RH #
  • @AndreaPlunkett Consider your ignorance of LeBron James to be a gift. If you knew what was going on, you'd probably be throwing up now. in reply to AndreaPlunkett #
  • German sport fans demand public lynching of the World Cup winner picking octopus for choosing Spain over Germany. http://bit.ly/9bEugx #
  • @hypercasey Those Shanghai Apple shirts look they have a Stargate on the back. Be careful wearing one. You might end up somewhere else. in reply to hypercasey #
  • People evacuated Oakland in anticipation of the BART shooting verdict. http://bit.ly/aoCjFO #
  • Samim — Heater. Because you can never have enough techno accordion. http://youtu.be/NZ806mlFoMY #
  • Preaching to the glue-sniffing, barrio street gangsters of Mexico City, a new 'Saint' tries an unorthodox approach. http://nyti.ms/9myde6 #
  • The iPhone rebuttal to the viral HTC "is all that" cartoon. Classic and funny. http://youtu.be/UAOtC9QfXac #
  • US Cyber Command hides code in their official logo. Can you crack it? 9ec4c12949a4f31474f299058ce2b22a http://bit.ly/do0NB7 #
  • @johnstauffer When you settle on a couple properties or areas, consider geoexpat.com, an HK messageboard for advice on neighborhoods. in reply to johnstauffer #
  • Battling yet another Rackspace cloud attack on my database. Who's to blame this time, WordPress or phpmyadmin. I don't know… #
  • I hate WordPress script kiddies… #
  • @johnstauffer This is actually a pretty good house hunting site too for Hong Kong. http://www.gohome.com.hk/en/ in reply to johnstauffer #
  • @Tortue Tiesto is not dead. It's 2006 rumor dredged up. Here is the original story from 4 years ago. http://bit.ly/9J5eci in reply to Tortue #
  • @Tortue Tiesto's tour dates have him in Europe this week and the story I just read said he died in California, so..um? http://bit.ly/8pic1V in reply to Tortue #
  • Chilling video of a baseball fan falling from upper deck chasing foul ball. You don't see the fall, thankfully. http://youtu.be/JtgTwkU4q2o #
  • Nordic cuisine profiled in the NY Times. Eat like a Viking. http://nyti.ms/9D5BKJ #
  • Survived the cabbie's round of Collapse or whatever. Should have thought twice about entering a cab with 4 mobiles on the dash. #
  • Video game done. Now he is reading the horse racing forum in the paper. A more traditional distraction. #
  • My cabbie is playing a video game on his phone while we drive. Is this my last tweet ever? #
  • @thekenyeung Totally agree. This is just ridiculous. A 1-hour special? The NBA is like professional wrestling now. in reply to thekenyeung #
  • @johnerik Rent a Ferrari and take it out for a 180mph test spin in the desert. in reply to johnerik #
  • Understanding all the bits of HDBaseT. You'll need to know this eventually. http://bit.ly/cxmgyt #
  • FFS…"LeBron James will announce the team with which he will sign during a one-hour special on ESPN Thursday night." http://is.gd/di6FA #
  • Tremendous advances made in Narco-Submarine technology. 100ft coke smuggling sub nabbed in Ecuador. http://nyti.ms/aqOvHP #
  • The 'one' museum of imperial Chinese artifacts, in two locations (China & Taiwan), dodging battling armies on the way. http://nyti.ms/9pXTxW #
  • Newly released documents show extent of Nixon/Kissinger psyops campaign against N.Vietnam (and it's failure). http://bit.ly/baLFd3 #
  • @SelfishMom Are you in a Prius? in reply to SelfishMom #
  • Yet another dancing soldiers has gone viral. http://youtu.be/Vg9g6b191HM #
  • How hip is Hong Kong? http://bit.ly/9r5jM8 #
  • @johnerik how many words do you need to know? Abandon ship is probably the only really important one. in reply to johnerik #
  • RT @mostlylisa: There are no gear limitations to great photography. See: iPhone Fashion Shoot (via @fstoppers) http://is.gd/dgOld #
  • Shanghai standup comedian pushing the envelope of censors, albeit in a dialect most Chinese don't understand. http://bit.ly/9HX0b3 #
  • @christinelu The Hau Tree lanai is a famous place for kamaaina and tourist. Robert Louis Stevenson used to write there. http://bit.ly/aqrnKa in reply to christinelu #
  • Another Tuesday. Will Apple drop a new Mac Pro or iMac on us today? Please? We need new toys here. #
  • Worst downturn in stocks for 300 years? New York Times profiles the Elliot Wave and the epic downturn yet to come. http://nyti.ms/cpHQ6f #
  • @hypercasey I had similar w/ a Mac Pro. Card worked, fan didn't. So passed tests fine, but then overheated and shutdown. 2 weeks to sort. in reply to hypercasey #
  • 125 years of cricket, in New York City. Grudge match finally held after nearly a century wait. http://nyti.ms/djeWb0 #
  • iPhone / iPad app development infrastructure and support growing. http://bit.ly/aPYw0d #
  • Why $10 is the new "magic number" for digital media content. http://bit.ly/ammnd0 #
  • @jonbuford What day is the meetup? in reply to jonbuford #
  • Some humans + fireworks = stupidity. http://youtu.be/V1aAVGBxYP4 #
  • American geologist gets 8 years in a Chinese jail for selling 'secret' that wasn't secret until after it sold http://bit.ly/at7Ke2 #
  • First day of kindergarten for my 4-year-old. Two kids had Harvard t-shirts on. Very sad. Let children be children…. #
  • @Tortue Probably to keep mainlanders from stashing their money in Taiwan via real estate (as they are doing in HK). in reply to Tortue #
  • Hot dog Chaos in NY. "Let him eat! Let him eat!" the crowd chanted as police arrested the ex-hot dog champ Kobayashi. http://bit.ly/9AKLnD #
  • One more month until "Norwegian Ninja" opens at the box office, in Norway. No idea when it will hit HK. http://youtu.be/4wNVjI9bJIk #
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    PenguinSix's Tweets for the Week

  • For those who need more animation as to what happened in the helicopter crash, you can watch this one: http://youtu.be/lBTXg_EMSyc #
  • Video report of the helicopter crash in the Hong Kong harbour yesterday that we saw from the ferry. http://youtu.be/98uiBjw4tbU #
  • End of an Era. Blockbuster Video stock to be delisted from NYSE. http://bit.ly/bfzF7Z #
  • The rescue I saw in the harbor today was a helicopter that crashed into the water. http://bit.ly/92zkFF #
  • Think a small boat capsized in the harbor. Was on Star Ferry and saw fireboats trying to recover something… #
  • I have a gizmo the size of a 1995 calculator connecting me to wifi broadband Internet over 3G. And 10 years ago I was on dial-up. Amazing. #
  • @thomashk Looks like a stack of credit cards. Not a lot of indicators. Wifi or modem via mini usb. Looks like this http://bit.ly/bOwpSF in reply to thomashk #
  • Just added myself to the http://wefollow.com twitter directory under: #hong_kong #entrepreneur #startups #socialmedia #technology #attorney #
  • @thomashk Thanks for help on mifi. Ended up with D-Link 3G/wifi router (same price as Huawei) from Wanchai C.Mart and 3HK for my SIM card. in reply to thomashk #
  • Chinese video game stocks taking a pounding from new regulations (and other things). http://bit.ly/axrBsa #
  • Viral protest video from China slamming housing prices. Shows how long it would take average worker to buy apt. http://youtu.be/Jx4eXB3VxmQ #
  • Just bought a DLink mifi at the WanChai comp. center. Passed on the Huawei one from 3HK but took there SIM. My wifi iPad is now a 3G iPad! #
  • @johnerik All these trips to the Science Park but have you made it to Mongkok yet? in reply to johnerik #
  • 3HK won't let you top up your sim online unless you use Windows Explorer. What is this, 2002? #fail #
  • Off to get a myfi-like device today, if I can find an unlocked one. More gadgets… #
  • Wow. GE CEO blasts Chinese government rules and efforts by China to "colonize" developing nations. http://bit.ly/dcG69q #
  • @johnerik We almost went to Shek O beach today but feared the crowds. How was it down there? in reply to johnerik #
  • Wicked cool! US Special Forces have a gadget to hack into power lines to recharge night vision. http://bit.ly/aq8sqZ #
  • Average US smartphone users sucking down 298mb/month in 2010, up from 90mb a month in 2009. http://bit.ly/cJCKfY #
  • White House aides using private email accounts for business purposes to avoid US ethics law–ABC News. http://bit.ly/bQtwyV #
  • Obama readies a Medal of Honor for a US soldier in Afghanistan. First non-deceased MoH winner since Vietnam. http://bit.ly/aqGjP4 #
  • Going to the 3HK store to look at MyFi devices for my iPad. Huawei E5830 http://bit.ly/d09r5G PCCW wifi 'everywhere' isn't 'everywhere' #
  • RT @iPadawans: Wired for iPad – New Features and New Price: http://bit.ly/d32Nx2 #
  • @CamellaGretal Contact a doctor. If it persists get to hospital. Worst case stroke/ heart attack., best case heartburn. Take it seriously. in reply to CamellaGretal #
  • WTO sides with USA & Boeing in longstanding EU/Airbus subsidy complaint. This will be a big deal… http://nyti.ms/du7mwc #
  • Russian spy suspect skips bail and disappears. Cyprus government just shocked such a thing could happen. http://nyti.ms/bIpiAS #
  • Hong Kong startup preparing biodegradable (sort of) iPhone cases. http://bit.ly/aKvLnf Dandelion Research bio-based iPhone cases coming soon #
  • @dapunster At least she didn't call you 'Sir', thinking your were not only innocent but too old for her. in reply to dapunster #
  • It is a holiday today. Pool, Shek O beach, or stay at home in front of computer. Tough choices… #
  • Just added myself to the http://wefollow.com twitter directory under: #technology #startups #socialmedia #entrepreneur #attorney #
  • The Old Spice guy is back! http://youtu.be/uLTIowBF0kE and for those who missed the original http://bit.ly/a4tONn #
  • Wonder Woman looking a bit, well, emo in a new redesign. http://bit.ly/bIJlUy #
  • The Russian spies arrested didn't seem to get very deep into the US gov't but the one gal is pretty hot. http://bit.ly/cIvi0x #
  • I'm seriously considering a second iPad. Between the kids and the nanny's QQ obsession I don't get to play with mine very much. #
  • @hypercasey I'm desktop-less for the first time decades. Waiting for new Mac Pro or iMac. Laptops are cute, but I miss my big iron. in reply to hypercasey #
  • @WildPixels Does google actually own the license or is it that shell company that has it? in reply to WildPixels #
  • @hypercasey Very pretty toy. Is it hooked up to your HDTV or a monitor? in reply to hypercasey #
  • World Cup's bad example to kids and others: fake injuries. Now even robot soccer players are diving. http://bit.ly/atZaDV #
  • Twitter and delicate international diplomacy do not coexists. 2 State Dept. aides under fire for twitter posts http://nyti.ms/92ESer #
  • @neonpunch Did they actually have any gaming skills? in reply to neonpunch #
  • @JayOatway Did you see Top Gear last weekend? You'll like what Stig listens to in his car. :45 sec of this video http://post.ly/kcRi #
  • Tuition for my first semester of college at a public university many years ago = $1,200 = 1 month of kindergarten for my son in Hong Kong. #
  • Hong Kong startup has robot to yell at you if you are fat (aka 'weight loss aide'). http://bit.ly/8ZQNRa My robot's name–wife. #
  • My 19-month-old son has already discovered 3 of my 4 hiding places for the iPad. I need to be more creative. #
  • Vuvuzelas now available on Amazon. Annoying noises only a UPS package away. http://amzn.to/dffmS3 #
  • @kevinshe myp2p.eu for all streaming sports. in reply to kevinshe #
  • Congrats Albert!!! RT @albertsupdates: RT @TechCrunch Kontagent Raises $4.5 Million For Facebook Analytics Platform http://tcrn.ch/cbl0Xl #
  • Hulu app finally comes out for iPad and iPhone, but you need an invite to get it to do anything. #
  • @christinelu Here are two top crab shacks in Maryland if you want some more authentic. http://mikescrabhouse.com/ & http://cantlers.com/ in reply to christinelu #
  • NY Post on the US losing out in the World Cup. Gotta love the Post's humor sometimes… http://yfrog.com/7ffn8j #
  • @hypercasey Does longing for a Mini count? I would, but I already have 2 minis in my house running scripts and stuff. in reply to hypercasey #
  • @joanek You can actually claim that against your homeowners policy, so feel free to fry some more gadgets if you want new ones. in reply to joanek #
  • So much for the big thunderstorm in HK today. http://bit.ly/aahCcR #
  • So this is the last Tuesday in June. Waiting anxiously to see if the rumored "June updates" of the Mac line will actually come in June… #
  • @hypercasey Looks like a quickie thunderstorm. http://www.hko.gov.hk/wxinfo/radars/radar_range1.htm?pv_mode=playback in reply to hypercasey #
  • @hypercasey Drat. I was going to take the kids swimming. in reply to hypercasey #
  • @JayOatway I may have to get out of bed then and wander downstairs. Just have to find a mifi to take with me… in reply to JayOatway #
  • @JayOatway except all the pools are filled with a week's worth of rain water, which is really cold. in reply to JayOatway #
  • Playing with Digg for about the first time in 2 years as new announcements look interesting. Wonder if I'll return full time? #
  • First FORD-class aircraft carrier under production with target launch of 2015. First new aircraft carrier class since 1968-NIMITZ class #
  • Nanny just took my iPad. Damn QQ is her Opium. #
  • Despite record iPhone 4 sales new Apple press release still says "end of July" for Hong Kong iPhone launch. A good sign.http://bit.ly/cpFnmR #
  • But not in HK until ??? RT @TechCrunch: Apple: We've Sold Over 1.7 Million iPhone 4 Devices In 3 Days – http://tcrn.ch/c2net1 #
  • Crap weather day and I'm running all over the place for this and that. Really need a Target in this town… #
  • @jonbuford Does "Boot" (i.e. shoe) have any negative connotations in Chinese? Does it mean the same thing, i.e. bootstrap, boost? in reply to jonbuford #
  • @pdenlinger Got you voice mail. Running around today. Haven't heard from Lucid but will harass. Call /chat you this afternoon. Andrew in reply to pdenlinger #
  • RT @christinelu: "Making Sense of China’s 100+ Groupon Clones" via @TechCrunch –guest post by my friend @gangluhttp://ow.ly/23WPb #goap #
  • @christinelu You need to add a road trip to the North Shore shrimp trucks. in reply to christinelu #
  • The World Bank fiscal year ends Wed. Next FY my social media project with them kicks into high gear, I hope. #
  • Consider Cassandra as a solution to some database problems I have. Interesting stuff. http://bit.ly/DJ54K #
  • All Apple OS's to be rebranded as iOS? iOS mobile, iOSdesktop, and iOSserver. http://bit.ly/8Yl9Pr #
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