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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