Daily Twitter Posts - September 2010

Submitted by tomo on July 18, 2011 - 4:17pm

just noticed youtube has rolled out html5 by default, at least for some videos. one more nail in the flash coffin Fri Oct 01 16:49:55 +0000 2010
@caligarn $500/mo in VN gets me a house w/ maid svc 4x size of my chicago apt, personal transport (not the El), eat out/coffee daily, etc Thu Sep 30 19:09:18 +0000 2010
@layered perhaps that 80% makeup figure should be read: 20% of vn girls never wear makeup, the rest do sometimes Thu Sep 30 11:59:51 +0000 2010
@caligarn yup, have a number of .jp friends including some 2nd gen (ie def. not counted by .jp gov). refreshingly, only 1 teaches english Thu Sep 30 08:09:01 +0000 2010
just found out there's 10000 japanese registered with .gov in vietnam, mostly in #saigon Thu Sep 30 07:51:00 +0000 2010
RT @nguyenhimself: The future soon, or maybe right now: Patients can now be frozen into state of suspended animation for surgery. http:/ ... Mon Sep 27 19:01:09 +0000 2010
@kennedypj how different from twitter/tumblr/posterous or smaller microblogging sites? Sun Sep 26 14:22:31 +0000 2010
@dylanduong @rockportrait re: dallas, i might distinguish btwn contemporary as opp. to authentic/nostalgic vn cuisine; broader range here Sun Sep 26 14:20:40 +0000 2010
@kennedypj i was just there for nearly 3 hours! Sun Sep 26 14:00:34 +0000 2010
i won a 100,000VND voucher for Phở 24 at last night's fiesta! at their current prices, enough to buy 2 bowls of phở. attn: phở diggers Sun Sep 26 06:17:33 +0000 2010
@rockportrait @dylanduong my $0.02 from living in dallas (one of the largest vn by pop), a few good contemporary vn joints, mostly just avg Sun Sep 26 05:57:09 +0000 2010
RT @soldbynam: New property rights for overseas Vietnamese http://t.co/WkC7uxR Sun Sep 26 05:50:33 +0000 2010
@kennedypj please share more about your microblogging idea, maybe i can help Sun Sep 26 05:20:38 +0000 2010
@tamkaizen neither. mày là Việt Kiều! Fri Sep 24 13:31:35 +0000 2010
@tamkaizen you/nielsen or cimigo should have accurate figures on vn? numbeo is biased from english-speakers = expats who pay >$2 for smokes? Fri Sep 24 12:58:32 +0000 2010
@caligarn haven't played violin since high school when i picked up guitar, later turntables. shame really. you play? Fri Sep 24 12:35:34 +0000 2010
@betoneko know any JP speakers who would like to work for a game/3d company? Fri Sep 24 12:24:04 +0000 2010
@caligarn kennedypj saigon-mui ne really unpleasant imo, only worthwhile if continuing on to da lat which is a beautiful ride Fri Sep 24 08:07:32 +0000 2010
@tamkaizen they pull stats from anyone willing to enter datapoints. weak and unsubstantiated. bet few real vnese there. median salary < $653 Fri Sep 24 07:59:15 +0000 2010
@caligarn dude you played viola? i played the squeeky violin for like 9 years by the suzuki method Fri Sep 24 07:52:09 +0000 2010
@tamkaizen $4.50 for an inexpensive meal in vn? think numbeo's numbers may err high for vn, more accurate for US Thu Sep 23 22:36:27 +0000 2010
RT @newsyc20: $250,000-a-day Minecraft strikes indie game gold http://bit.ly/boEYUq (http://bit.ly/cYIAE3) Thu Sep 23 20:32:40 +0000 2010
@Vietnam720 same here! kaiten zushi is fun w/ a friend. so i think Kichi Kichi hotpot applies the concept well even if there's better lau Tue Sep 21 10:08:41 +0000 2010
@jodiehuynh @betoneko @Vietnam720 Sushi Bar = Pho 24: many locations, a lil pricy, the only one many have tried, but real jp/vn go elsewhere Tue Sep 21 09:55:44 +0000 2010
@kennedypj @jodiehuynh yes, correction: the event is saturday! Tue Sep 21 09:44:20 +0000 2010
@jodiehuynh i've been following @thomaswanhoff tweets re: barcamp vientiane. see that it's not til Nov. thx for reminding! Tue Sep 21 08:18:43 +0000 2010
@jodiehuynh looking forward to eating/networking with mexican food/people this sunday! at http://bit.ly/bWVYfV Tue Sep 21 08:04:43 +0000 2010
sadly just now finding out about #barcamp phnom penh this weekend #barcamppp3 Tue Sep 21 07:59:47 +0000 2010
@Vietnam720 @betoneko baby spoon serves contemporary japanese/western cuisine, think of dishes like omu-rice made with cream Tue Sep 21 07:54:12 +0000 2010
@jodiehuynh coffee on wednesday it is! Mon Sep 20 09:05:05 +0000 2010
@betoneko thx for putting me in a special box ;) Mon Sep 20 09:02:50 +0000 2010
@caligarn @tamkaizen i believe HCMC govt keeps statistics on foreigners on their website. most expats are asian, not "white" Sun Sep 19 17:13:49 +0000 2010
@caligarn good question. how much are you willing to pay for an option to purchase today's paper for delivery in 1 year? Sun Sep 19 17:12:31 +0000 2010
@kennedypj with names like that, those beans'd probably sell for a high premium in VN, right? with sữa i probably couldn't discern anyhow Sun Sep 19 16:44:36 +0000 2010
@betoneko i just picked up a copy of yesterday's paper. i can't believe they still sell yesterday's news, and at today's price! Sun Sep 19 16:36:02 +0000 2010
@betoneko i'm also interested in printing biz cards; obviously Ly Thai To is the go-to street; b4 i went nearby on Dien Bien Phu Sun Sep 19 16:14:02 +0000 2010
product development in 3 words: "Ready! Fire! Aim!" Sun Sep 19 16:04:45 +0000 2010
@rockportrait @kennedypj it's not real weasel-from-weasel-butt-hole coffee, but it's still delicious (and i'm kind of an anti-fan of #4sq ;) Sun Sep 19 11:00:45 +0000 2010
reminder to self: return to this bamboo cafe to see if it's as awesome on another day. delicious weasel coffee Sun Sep 19 09:32:08 +0000 2010
anyone have a copy of saturday's Tuoi Tre? i got a long quote in @betoneko's article about working 2nd jobs Sun Sep 19 04:47:01 +0000 2010
@CoachLeaders i don't remember much about the BC era (Before Computers) ; if it's not in the cloud does it truly exist? Sat Sep 18 20:18:44 +0000 2010
sometimes i dream in slideshow format moving from one conceptual frame to the next Sat Sep 18 08:55:06 +0000 2010
the time has come to raise the bar in saigon, say 1m higher. re-christen "venice of the orient" and call it a day Thu Sep 16 10:21:55 +0000 2010
@jodiehuynh it was from the previous tweetup. how a propos! Thu Sep 16 10:15:20 +0000 2010
@michaelcoyote yup, traffic cops and usually a bill or 2 should be sufficient but whiteface'll get hit up for more for not knowing better Thu Sep 16 10:12:41 +0000 2010
when i type @ i want names to start autocompleting, and then i want whatever i am thinking to just appear in the box Thu Sep 16 10:09:38 +0000 2010
@saigonnezumi i know a secret route behind the manor that should skip the flooded portion of NHC Thu Sep 16 10:09:04 +0000 2010
i guess i did get caught by a photographer in the latest issue of The Word magazine Thu Sep 16 09:24:57 +0000 2010
saw an old white guy busted by cong an at the edge of D1, counting off a wad of 100s that was too much. he looked like this: >:[ Wed Sep 15 13:13:14 +0000 2010
@CoachLeaders nice chatting with ya at #saigontweetup but i hope half of what you said went right over her head haha Tue Sep 14 18:20:38 +0000 2010
at blackcat sg: family of 3 speaking .fr; a .jp couple; 2 .kr girls 1 speaking .vn on mobile; single .jp guy reading silently; and me. Sat Sep 11 07:30:08 +0000 2010
need priority inbox for twitter and facebook Fri Sep 10 12:08:52 +0000 2010
RT @newsyc20: Top Japanese Social Devs Make $1,000,000 Per Month http://bit.ly/dBOZGs (http://bit.ly/dlbIAd) Wed Sep 08 20:06:52 +0000 2010
looking for the cheapest way to get 180 Trung Thu lanterns to the US (Ann Arbor) by September 12 Fri Sep 03 11:21:53 +0000 2010
you're sick. you're coughing as hard as you can. do you have to cough directly on me? thanks for giving me a reason to take pseudoephedrine Thu Sep 02 08:28:45 +0000 2010
@HelpingHandSG i already donated my bike to a poor student, actually he borrowed it and just never gave it back Wed Sep 01 18:41:43 +0000 2010
RT @HelpingHandSG: looking 4 corporate sponsors gving us bicycles 4 gd students from vry poor families, travel by foot far 4 skool, HCM ... Wed Sep 01 18:40:49 +0000 2010
and... vietnam goes on holiday for the rest of the week Wed Sep 01 12:31:45 +0000 2010
to add some spice to your life, pick your nose after handling chopped up chilis Tue Aug 31 21:47:43 +0000 2010
even the bike repair shop has wifi in saigon Mon Aug 30 09:54:33 +0000 2010
@peoplewithideas i've learned to self-diagnose, google the bag'o'pills from the Rx when i get home. being a Dr. isn't so hard after all! Sun Aug 29 21:13:30 +0000 2010
@tdichristopher imo VN must develop inter+intra-urban train travel to make SG-HN bullet trains feasible; SG-Nha Trang would be a start Sun Aug 29 20:55:24 +0000 2010
RT @unrelated_says: http://is.gd/eHh8I — BBC News - Rare 'fire tornado' filmed in Brazil Sat Aug 28 08:40:09 +0000 2010
i think 'Reasons to hate Vietnam' http://bit.ly/c1HRkd can mostly be mitigated by leaving hanoi and living in saigon for awhile Fri Aug 27 07:51:55 +0000 2010
@tamkaizen cops should be out looking for all the petty thieves instead of looking for bribes, otoh i can drive w/o a license for 100-200k Wed Aug 25 09:14:50 +0000 2010
RT @unrelated_says: http://is.gd/ez4oU — Epic traffic jam in China leaves drivers stuck for 9 days - CNN.com Tue Aug 24 08:53:08 +0000 2010
@Vietnam720 I lease a dedicated server in the US (not VN), been doing so for years, before the cloud was an option Tue Aug 24 08:51:02 +0000 2010
goodbye dubai? (http://bit.ly/aZOtQa) Thu Aug 19 15:48:38 +0000 2010
turn saigon into the silicon delta Wed Aug 18 17:29:40 +0000 2010
RT @TheEIU_Asia: #Vietnam devalues the dong by 2.1%. http://bit.ly/c6qoMv The move highlights growing concerns over wide trade deficit a ... Wed Aug 18 16:07:51 +0000 2010
usatoday's why .5 million Viet Kieu are coming home annually (with stock photo of Saigon Pearl) (http://bit.ly/bluxdt) Wed Aug 18 14:06:02 +0000 2010

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