The below is an off-site archive of all tweets posted by @rockhopper ever

April 2011

Second night of “Hacker Trivia” at @CarolinaCon has been compared to Calvinball.

via Twitter for iPhone

Trying to squeeze a full sushi dinner into a Subway-sized time slot.

via Twitter for iPhone

Playing “Hacker Trivia” at @CarolinaCon - I won a lock pick set and a vintage (secondhand) “Cray Ada 3.0” T-shirt!

via Twitter for iPhone

@jbroome winner had 4.25 KILOS - including a small laptop - in his pants!

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to jbroome

. @CarolinaCon never disappoints… they’re dropping trousers. Prizes for the heaviest pants + pocket crap!

via Twitter for iPhone

Been pretending to work all day… can’t focus… too psyched… @CarolinaCon starts tonight! ☠

via Choqok

can0beans @carolinacon, so close, I can almost smell the con funk.

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 1:19 PM, Apr 29th, 2011 via web)

Local NPR station @wunc is alternating between spring fund drive and royal wedding coverage… not sure which is worse.

via Choqok

@mikbre download an Ubuntu 11.04 LiveCD image and test drive it… no install necessary.

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to mikbre

Trying out the “unity” desktop on Ubuntu 11.04 - seems very Mac-like, but I doubt I will make it my default.

via Choqok

Ubuntu 11.04 was released today. Have you downloaded your copy yet? http://ubuntu.com/

via Choqok

Perfectly timed (and somewhat long) lunch… power was out at my office for an hour, and I missed it.

via Choqok

Blog post by me: “Encrypting your entire hard disk” - http://blog.alanporter.c…

via web

Two combo meals at Burger King - just about the right size to feed my family of four.

via web

Vacation hangover.

via web

Up at the crack of noon… because it feels like 6am!

via Twitter for iPhone

Low overcast at RDU, pilot did an early go-around. Got to wave out the window to my co-workers twice.

via Twitter for iPhone

For the record, Salt Lake City (40°F) is a wee bit cooler than Honolulu (70°F). Brrr!

via Twitter for iPhone

There are 46 rows of seats on this aircraft. Guess how I know that?

via Twitter for iPhone

Getting ready for our flight back from Hawaii… we lose 6 hours of sleep on the way - or maybe we gain 18 hours!! #perspective

via Twitter for iPhone

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via web (retweeted on 2:15 PM, Apr 21st, 2011 via web)

Diamond Head and Waikiki, seen from Punchbowl crater in Honolulu. http://t.co/JFCPNc5

via Twitter for iPhone

Fairly strenuous hike to Manoa Falls http://t.co/GVEZDoT

via Twitter for iPhone

The hardest working people in Oahu are the ambulance drivers, firemen and EMTs. Those guys are always on a call.

via Twitter for iPhone

Pulled into a gas station just as it was closing… at 8 pm???

via Twitter for iPhone

Hawaiian Loco Moco - pretty much like country style steak with rice and gravy with an egg on top. Nalo Greens - a green leafy salad.

via Twitter for iPhone

News flash: sudden spike in Hawaiian economy - since Thursday, local business is booming, due in part to the rockhopper family, film at 11.

via Twitter for iPhone

Penguins?? In Hawaii?? Yes, they’re African Black-Footed Penguins, at the Hilton Hawaiian Village pavilion. http://t.co/sHwpvpp

via Twitter for iPhone

Just another sunset along the Kamehameha Highway, on the north shore of Oahu. http://t.co/DFkZMH5

via Twitter for iPhone

Ramming history down their throats at Pearl Harbor.

via Twitter for iPhone

Spam and poi for breakfast.

via Twitter for iPhone

The view from our hotel towards Diamond Head crater. http://t.co/U0MFDtV

via Twitter for iPhone

Hotel has wired internet, so I turned my eeepc into a wifi router. Share and enjoy!

via web

Wife woke us up at midnight and said we needed to get up and go to breakfast. Someone’s still stuck on East Coast time!

via web

Wow, BIG ocean, tiny island.

via Twitter for iPhone

Came —>| |<— THIS close to getting bumped in LA… but we’re on board now and on our way to Honolulu!

via Twitter for iPhone

@Jamieee1CP I’m lucky to share my name with the awesome pirate captain on CP, though :-)

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to Jamieee1CP

@Jamieee1CP I’m lucky to share my name with the awesome pirate captain on CP, though :-)

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to Jamieee1CP

In-flight wifi… twitter access is free, but everything else costs $8.

via Twitter for iPhone

Wow, it’s still “last night” in Hawaii.

via Twitter for iPhone

Rise and shine! It’s 0-dark-thirty!

via Twitter for iPhone

Wondering what happened to the @ncnearspace “Yuri Night” balloon that was launched tonight. Last check-in was at 8:24pm.

via Twitter for iPhone

@Jamieee1CP I assure you, I am real… but sorry, I’m not the Rockhopper that you know.

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to Jamieee1CP

Helicopter flying VERY low over my office.

via Twitter for iPhone

ncnearspace Launch TOMORROW, 4/12 @ 7:46PM (sunset). Meet @ TechShop @ 7PM if possible. Actual launch nearby at 35.870277N, 78.731428W. Come join us!

via web (retweeted on 10:29 PM, Apr 11th, 2011 via web)

Just found out that my boss’s boss is going on vacation at the same time & place that I am. Watching my worlds collide.

via web

Apparently, it only rains at this camp at night. #OKwithme

via Twitter for iPhone

Very long day at YMCA Camp Seafarer. Sharks teeth hunting, tree house, snakes, canoes, 2 aborted zip line attempts, fireworks. Awesome! #yp

via Twitter for iPhone

Fireworks at YMCA Camp Seafarer. #yp

via Twitter for iPhone

Overcast finally burned off, weather warmed up a bit. Bathing suits are on, and zip line is in sight. http://t.co/a7GsU3Z

via Twitter for iPhone

Chilly day at YMCA Camp Seafarer… plans do NOT include swimming or the zip line at the moment. #yp

via Twitter for iPhone

Raindrops on the cabin roof…

via Twitter for iPhone

D’oh! iPhone clock is 30 minutes behind! #apple #fail

via Twitter for iPhone

Commencing partial internet blackout… a.k.a. Spring Outing at YMCA Camp Seafarer! #yp

via Twitter for iPhone

Geocaching at night. :-)

via Twitter for iPhone

Geocaching… and totally busted… by my parents?? What are they doing in town?

via Twitter for iPhone

Walking barefoot for 1 mile for YMCA & Toms charity walk. http://t.co/rETxMyq

via Twitter for iPhone

Mmmm,.. Almond Joy’s got nuts (Mounds don’t)

via web

eranium CFO asks CEO “What happens if we invest in developing our people & then they leave us?” CEO: ‘What happens if we don’t, and they stay?”

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 8:40 PM, Apr 4th, 2011 via Twitter for iPhone)

NASA NASA targets shuttle Endeavour’s #STS134 launch for April 29 at 3:47pmET; Flight Readiness Review April 19 http://www.nasa.gov/shut…

via CoTweet (retweeted on 10:24 AM, Apr 4th, 2011 via web)

Project management tip - Hire an Indian contract house to do your work for you, then deny them access to your wiki.

via web

@mikbre You’re a day late (and apparently a dollar short as well).

via web in reply to mikbre

Test-drove “remember the milk” PRO for a month, decided to get a full-year sub. Paid direct, so 100% of $$ goes to @rtm, not 30% to Apple.

via web

We’ve been walking on the greenway for 2, maybe 3, miles. Now that large drink of water beforehand doesn’t seem like such a smart idea! #pee

via Twitter for iPhone

These appear in our front yard every year! #tulips http://t.co/4mRUbS8

via Twitter for iPhone

Frustrating != Challenging

via Twitter for iPhone

Noticing how Wikipedia articles do a fair job of summarizing older events, but newer stuff is a mix of factoids. Just like our memories.

via web

Starting with 11.04, Ubuntu desktop edition will be rebranded as “FreeMac”.

via web

Chump don’t want no help, chump don’t GET no help!

via Twitter for iPhone

Touché - co-worker convinced me that we had a high-profile software bug. Investigated, bad line of code said “APRIL FOOL”. #Apr1

via web

Wow, three months of 2011 are gone, and I am *still* chillin’ to the Blu Mar Ten New Year’s mix. Thanks, @chillcast, for the heads-up.

via web