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April 23, 2008

Live in San Francisco, it’s TNH!
Posted by Patrick at 07:20 AM *

And several other interesting people. David Pescovitz posts the details over at Boing Boing.

Comments on Live in San Francisco, it's TNH!:
#1 ::: Michael Weholt ::: (view all by) ::: April 23, 2008, 07:40 AM:

Heh. "Troll Whisperer". Love that.

#2 ::: Sylvia Li gives HTML alert ::: (view all by) ::: April 23, 2008, 11:11 AM:

Off-topic, but: Somewhere, you need to close an italics tag on the front page.

#4 ::: erics ::: (view all by) ::: April 23, 2008, 12:32 PM:

I could use a troll whisperer book right about now.

I want to point my co-moderators at it, and say that person foo is exhibiting behaviors 1,3,8, and 17.

#5 ::: Serge ::: (view all by) ::: April 23, 2008, 01:43 PM:

Drat! This stuff never happens when I go to the Bay Area.

#6 ::: Madeline F ::: (view all by) ::: April 23, 2008, 03:15 PM:

Wait, what? Here? Aa!

In a bunch of frantic poking around, looks like her panel is somewhere at Moscone West this afternoon. Can't get closer than that. Though of course I'm kinda jittery.

Damn! Today I'm doing work I can't skive off on, and tonight I have a regular engagement of watching The Wire and playing Rock Band! Though if Teresa is interested in that, I have a spot in the Insight and could bring her there and back again. (Leave a comment in my linked LJ...) But there are probably plenty of cool people she's actually met to eat dinner with. So, I guess I'll once again go back to hoping to meet at Worldcon.

Hope the panel goes well!

#7 ::: abi ::: (view all by) ::: April 23, 2008, 03:53 PM:

I would love to be at a panel where Teresa discussed troll whispering. Or at a bar, or on a website, or in a box*, or in a house†, or on an escalator‡.

Sadly, not possible at this time.


* with a fox

† with a mouse

‡ with an alligator

#8 ::: Avram ::: (view all by) ::: April 23, 2008, 04:44 PM:

It tickles me that the O'Reilly house blog is named "Radar".

#9 ::: madeleine robins ::: (view all by) ::: April 23, 2008, 05:16 PM:

Ack! Teresa is here in SF? Call! Say hi! Come see the new kitchen!

#10 ::: Kathryn from Sunnyvale ::: (view all by) ::: April 23, 2008, 09:30 PM:

re @9,

And call here too.

I could bring fresh lemonade.

I could even email a photo of the tree to a lemon-networking group who'd use a Twitter API based voting system to match the best lemons to your preference MS's livemesh to control the pulp level, and it'd be really tasty.

Sigh. Reading tweets from Web2.0 conf and unconf and wishing I was there. But then deadlines make everything seem brighter.

#11 ::: Brooks Moses (from Mountain View) ::: (view all by) ::: April 23, 2008, 10:12 PM:

Kathryn @10: Maybe those of us who are local should just have a meetup to console each other on missing this, sometime when we're not so busy!

#12 ::: Kathryn from Sunnyvale ::: (view all by) ::: April 23, 2008, 10:41 PM:

Brooks @11

Agreed. Although question 1 before the meetup should be "do you actually have time to meetup, or is it just your brain trying to get you away from your project?"

At noon today I almost jumped into the car to go up there, saving myself only by another (slightly less time consuming) distraction. All because my brain is awfully tired of trying to remember calculus last seen 15 years ago, etc., and so is trying to make everything else in the world seem wonderful and shiny (ohh, look, I can alphabetize my jewelry).

Except cleaning the garage, which I actually need to do because this month is our city's "large item throwaway--no limits" month. (yes, after donating and freecycling)

#13 ::: Connie H. ::: (view all by) ::: April 24, 2008, 06:34 AM:

I knew I was too tired yesterday when I started worrying that if I couldn't get the AC on my car to work, it meant I'd have to take the car in for service. It turned out that I was repeatedly pushing the button for the defroster instead....

#14 ::: Epacris ::: (view all by) ::: April 24, 2008, 06:59 AM:

Kathryn from Sunnyvale (@10) time to strike! It looks like isn't yet taken. <g>

#15 ::: TomB ::: (view all by) ::: April 24, 2008, 11:42 AM:

I also wish I could make it to the unconference, but I'm working on a demo, and getting ready for Costume Con this weekend.

How many other SF Bay MLers do we have here? (Tries to cast delurk spell but can't find D20.)

#16 ::: John A Arkansawyer ::: (view all by) ::: April 24, 2008, 01:57 PM:

It was a very good session which would only have been improved by starting late, so I wouldn't've missed the first fifteen minutes or so; I did not (sorry!) take notes, due to power issues.

#17 ::: pat greene ::: (view all by) ::: April 24, 2008, 06:53 PM:

Brooks, Katherine, count me in.

Had I seen this earlier, I would have been tempted to drop everything today and run up to SF, but one of the things that would have needed to be dropped was a meeting with the vice principal of my son's high school about the fact that the kid has twenty-three tardies and six cuts. I think punting the meeting might have given her the message we're not concerned about the issue. (Which I'm not, not really, since he's doing okay and there is only six weeks left of school, but I wasn't going to tell *her* that.)

But it would have been so tempting...

#18 ::: pat greene ::: (view all by) ::: April 24, 2008, 06:54 PM:

Duh, that was yesterday. I could have *made* yesterday. Rats.

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