I Thought He Came With You is Robert Ellison’s blog about software, marketing, politics, photography and time lapse.


No Obama, this is exactly the time for retribution: http://bit.ly/VSQ33 (or, in other words, living up to treaty obligations!) #fb

Ira Glass is a national treasure

I’ve been Twitterized. See my infographic generated by @visually.

Off to the Justice In Nigeria Now (JINN) Tings Dey Happen benefit tonight: http://bit.ly/2fB3Ku

I don't know anything about football, but we seem to have a good goalie again.

StackHash http://www.stackhash.com/blog/post/StackHash-120.aspx http://t.co/vvdA0fz via @StackHash #li

RT @StatTweets: I need your help! @Twitter shut down StatTweets: http://bit.ly/UXNex To bring the Heat You must Retweet #SaveStatTweets

In other news, 2/3rds of de-worming medicine includes cocaine: http://bit.ly/4UpcQR

Matrix Revisited: http://xkcd.com/566/

IT class warfare — It’s not just IBM http://bit.ly/M63ahX

Paranormal Activity 2 has the same diaper bin that we inherited. Scary.

Blog: WiX Tricks for Screen Savers: I've been migrating my installers over to WiX. My only complaint with t.. http://tinyurl.com/ps435v

Finish:5:04:01, Pace: 11:36

Load Testing with @CloudAssault http://bit.ly/ybztMr #API @myEN

Waiting for @gillwilson so we can walk the dogs and chill.

Is Jupiter helpful to life on Earth? In some ways yes, in some ways no. #SETIcon https://twitter.com/abfo/status/216961836799635457/photo/1

4 of 5 stars to A Short Gentleman by Jon Canter http://bit.ly/1jHdPti

"Burning US trees in UK power stations" http://feedly.com/k/1717Ajk -- seems a little crazy

Google PageSpeed Insights hates Google Analytics: http://ithoughthecamewithyou.com/post/google-pagespeed-insights-hates-google-analytics?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=share&utm_campaign=frompost

ITHCWY: Share a picture in MonoDroid: Here’s how to share a picture to Facebook, Twitter and so forth from… http://goo.gl/fb/kACie

@sfmta_muni Wasn't on Nextbus. Did not check stop.

Aalesund, More og Romsdal, Norway WebCam - Catfood Software http://catfood.net/products/webcamsaver/Aalesund-More-og-Romsdal-Norway-1219.aspx via @CatfoodSoftware

Slogging through writing up a proposal...

@gillwilson check out http://socialmention.com/

RT @twitter: What did the general say when he found out his army was going to lose the war? Retweet! (feature now available to all users)

Stasi versus NSA - Wieviel Platz brauchen die Aktenschränke? http://apps.opendatacity.de/stasi-vs-nsa/ via @opendatacity

The buffalo were fine.

@DanRavenEllison good luck Dan!

@DumpAnalysis thanks for an interesting webinar. Would love to know what you think about a project I'm working on - www.stackhash.com

Mashing up system administration and text based adventure games... #fb

NASA JPL Live http://ustre.am/onbo <-- that great big asteroid, live now.

Making key lime pie. Only they're not key limes, so I guess it's just a lime pie but that doesn't sound nearly as nice...

Graffiti - Public - Other_enter_additional_details_below/101 Elsie St San Francisco, CA 94110, USA http://bit.ly/Joz5pm #bernal-heights!

ITHCWY: Catfood.Shapefile.dll 1.10: I've just released v1.10 of my ESRI Shapefile Reader (Catfood.Shapefile.dll… http://goo.gl/fb/kGfd

RT @justanswer: Want to know how old Santa is or what he gets Mrs. Claus for Xmas? Ask Santa your questions for free! http://www.JustAnswerSanta.com ...

#todo @myEN: http://goo.gl/pY8fE (Lists of award-winning/nominated science fiction books)

RT @MissionExplore: #MissionExploreFood our radical cookbook for families is currently FREE http://amzn.to/Ufb4Yn / http://bit.ly/T9FD0S ...

Get out of my head, incy wincy spider music!

A detailed study of key blog metrics against household child volume: http://ithoughthecamewithyou.com/post/correlation-is-not-causation-but

Got error handling in for dotnetfx... it's going to be a bitch to test though.

Trying hard to focus on another business plan variant but my eyes are bleeding and the cat is misbehaving.

Thank you solar inverter for dying just _before_ the end of your warranty.

Due to some strange curse everything I try to do on the Internet I have to do twice today.

ITHCWY: SFO http://goo.gl/fb/sSNT9

#hubspot, also, there are no cocktails :(

1 of 5 stars to Warriors by Ted Bell https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/1688132329

Excellent, Elixir has Old Speckled Hen :)

Off to Vator Splash tonight: http://bit.ly/d45uiS (it's also streaming soon at http://vator.tv/n/f99) #li

4 of 5 stars to The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot http://bit.ly/19AbBuB

3 of 5 stars to The Obelisk Gate by https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/2298370528. Jemisin https://t.co/YKY01jUNjn

Donated to @LWV

is shipping :) #fb

Owch, just cut a chunk out of my thumb in a bizarre shaving accident. And no, I wasn't trying to shave my thumb.

Joy, Starbucks (at least in the Presidio) has dropped their stale corporate pastries and started stocking La Boulange.

I always read American Medical Response as Armed Medical Response. Which would make a great show. #fb

A career spanning nearly three blocks of Mission ;): http://goo.gl/xYV9M (S.F. bus driver marks 40 years behind the wheel)

Dear Google Voice: Don't tell me what time you actually managed to deliver a message. The time you received it is a little more helpful.

SF Churchgoers Complain About Sunday Meter Enforcement http://bit.ly/17qn2ph -- like you're not blocking Guerrero Street regardless.

SFO -> LHR -> Newcastle -> knackered

Just say terrorist enough times Panetta: http://cnet.co/xwHhgA

Listening to the dog cry :(

Then under what theory is female circumcision banned?: http://goo.gl/ISYi2 (Judge blocks circumcision ban bid)

Where did the afternoon go? Should write a book on NGTD.

Ed Lee Is...2 LEGIT 2 QUIT http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fbdd_Fasz0k #fearthestache - haven't decided yet but awesome!

Listening to the first PM debate on R4. Brown stands out, but having trouble telling Clegg and Cameron apart.

Isn't "Hung Parliament" the video Jacqui Smith got in trouble for claiming on her expenses? #ge2010 #fb

CHKDSK on reboot, I hate you.

Now we're "Reverting Changes" - looks like another hour gone. I think I'd rather be part of a Chinese botnet than sit through this.

Don't tell Hitler that you outsourced to the cloud: http://bit.ly/cPdWp0 ;) #fb

Fucking spammers. The things you see when you don't have your gun...

SWEET! According to @ingoodco, I'm closest to the Dreamer. Check out my work personality and discover yours http://www.good.co/robertellison/personal_surveys/1224

Kickstarting a Bluetooth-controlled cyborg cockroach http://bit.ly/14wVfjW -- high tech training for psychopaths... very sad

Live STS-135 feed: http://1.usa.gov/nzGXt9

Probably the Higgs: http://reut.rs/KTDgaV

1) Is the President above the law?

watching @gillwison, watching @funnyordie

Importing 2 hours of digital video. Several times. Grrrr.

Check out Stack Overflow Dev Days San Francisco at http://tinyurl.com/ou79uc

Curiosity scientists not spilling beans on Mars news yet... #AGU12

Now that I'm about to drive 1,200+ miles in one I have to apologize for this tweet: http://bit.ly/bOzVHe - sorry!

Home insurance hell - homesite has gone up 2x in a year, progressive not interested in quoting for homes older than 50 years!

@jprall bummer, does not look good :(

Thanks for the fetid steak, Safeway 

What changed in Lisbon since last time Ireland? #fb

I'm going to print up some 'No, Thank You' stickers for wars of escalation when stores want to prove you didn't steal something. #fb

I just supported National Popular Vote and their cause. Join me and help make an impact - http://nationalpopularvote.dntly.com?ref=223919

If they're still going in a couple of years...: http://goo.gl/GkIga (Subscription Service For Kids Activities Kiwi Crate Raises $2 Million)

RT @StackHash StackHash Blog | WinQual Survey Results http://bit.ly/daZauB

Bletchley Park's archives being digitised http://boingboing.net/2013/11/07/bletchley-parks-archives-bei.html -- nice

Wow. Going to have to get this as a poster just to fully grok it: http://xkcd.com/980/

Unit tests are looking promising...

Clegg should pledge to form a government with the first party to commit to bring back Spitting Image ;) #ge2010

Fuck Off As A Service http://bit.ly/12LA0X0 -- RESTful

3 of 5 stars to Nocturnes by Kazuo Ishiguro http://bit.ly/gfHFy4

Catfood Earth beta: http://bit.ly/AcU7T (it's a new name for Desktate)

The radiation detection chopper is spending an alarming amount of time over The Presidio.

Downloading The King of Limbs... @Radiohead released it a day early to distract me from tedious post release tasks...

Division http://wp.me/s1gOZi-division via @RavenEllison

Lou Dobbs leaving CNN. Excellent - it's about time they started differentiating between news and rabies. #fb

Playing with webcam based time lapse video (while listening to Any Questions).

Matt Fwei opens fire on Fox, MSNBC: http://bit.ly/zz0Ja

Checking out bDule after seeing it on TechCrunch. Liking it so far but having to reenter accounts every time you change the layout sucks.

Star Sighting: Invisible Obamas Seen Relaxing in Bernal Heights http://bit.ly/OVPns4 #fb

With URL: http://bit.ly/duRw4y ...

Line Break

Every book on goodreads is rated three point something. #fb

I'm listening to the Frugal Friday with Robert Ellison show by Ken Hess on BlogTalkRadio - http://tobtr.com/s/514517

BBC Releases 30th Anniversary Edition Of The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy Text Adventure Game. http://feedly.com/e/9YFhgXG4

Getting ready for the Mighty Mutt Strut: http://on.fb.me/jXbkJH #GGNRA

The sound of pine cones cracking open is making it nearly impossible not to mix up a Margarita... #fb

Snort - @mattcutts "How to Unlock the Amazing Secret of Unlimited Productivity" - http://bit.ly/ZMkSo

@urbagirl ended up waiting two hours! it was good though

Actually I want a macro based voting system. My ballot should be Turing Complete.

Still collecting chrome for a cause tabs... will I be able to vaccinate the world by next Christmas? @googlechrome ?

California Drought Update: Catholic Bishops Say ‘Pray for Rain’ http://feedly.com/e/iM1fPEFK -- punishment for installing Cordileone in SF

TEA Party photo actually from 1997: http://bit.ly/3ccYsr

OMG!! - Intel is sponsoring "tomorrow". Can I just send in bar receipts?

off to the beach #fb

Liquid Democracy: https://ithoughthecamewithyou.com/post/liquid-democracy-and-unitedvote

2 of 5 stars to The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/1579993425

Ooooohhh, the lectern is coming out of #10... #ge2010

RT @Betty_Makoni: My new website is out for all your updates www.muzvarebettymakoni.org Get updates on my work

#fail @IntuitInc also, could you make https://www.paycheckrecords.com look any more like a lame phishing site if you tried?

@DanRavenEllison video please!

Reading xmas New Scientist: "Wrapping one helicopter is easy. More than that and you run into trouble"

ITHCWY: Annular Eclipse at SFO: The only solar observatory outside the international terminal at SFO (some… http://goo.gl/fb/4yAI7

ITHCWY: Time Zone Time Lapse: The video below shows twenty-four hours from noon UTC to noon UTC on June 7, 2010… http://goo.gl/fb/JLYou

http://twitpic.com/esh31 - http://bit.ly/3EN8fj TechCrunch)

LOL: http://goo.gl/LznMj (Rick Perry: The Air-Safety Candidate)

UPS Store Clerk: Are you sure you want to send that all the way to Luxembourg? #fb

May on ITHCWY - https://mailchi.mp/7a8391049781/may-on-ithcwy

The Commodore 64 is 30 http://reg.cx/1Tw1 via @reghardware

Louis Vuitton butt plug: http://bit.ly/18ujVz (oh no, scrolling down it seems to be a trunk)

Hot Item at Safeway: Shopping Carts http://bit.ly/15IWvkL -- there are none. You can only buy what you can carry.

TiVo - API please!

Find out More https://lnkd.in/bZAkTe7

Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House by Michael Wolff http://smile.amazon.com/dp/1250158060/ref=cm_sw_r_tw_dp_U_x_p45tAbW8R11BZ via @amazon

I'm #reading C# Design and Development by John Paul Mueller http://bit.ly/dwW7V3

ITHCWY: Badge Driven Development: Microsoft has released Visual Studio Achievements, an extension that brings… http://goo.gl/fb/sSVlC

Mid-afternoon my mouse's scroll wheel starts glitching. Can the @Logitech -dark-field- not cope with a little sun?

RT @Bernalwood: Oooooh RT @pfgal0pin: Panorama: Bernal Heights - photomerge http://tmblr.co/ZkO5lvgVAni5

Citogenesis: http://xkcd.com/978/

Webcam showing runners on the golden gate bridge: http://tinyurl.com/5h9j62

ITHCWY: Misplaced Outrage: The video of US Marines urinating on corpses is shocking and counterproductive. But it's… http://goo.gl/fb/Sy0r6

In a fit of insanity have created a FogBugz to Twitter gateway for @CatfoodSoftware

I bet the size of the arsenal is 2. http://bit.ly/eYg3pg

#sfimc did the voyager disc really contain a photo of a man eating a boy? @Infinitemonkeylice

xAuth and oAuth sorted. Geocoding tomorrow... #fb

Hello deadlock, my old friend / I've come to talk with you again... #fb

@mrsmele will be having the non-dehydrated for transportation stuff soon :)

Suddenly Massive Attack is sounding like The Doors. The dog isn't appreciating this discovery...

Why does the cat insist on participating in every conference call?

It doesn't end well for the sardines: http://is.gd/lIEc (cool BBC nature footage)

Listening to Dan being interviewed by Here on Earth - http://is.gd/4AuJ

BBC News - Photo shows Mars rover descent http://bbc.in/OFAAjF

Teeth ok

Trying to work up the energy to call Comcast. I think I'll walk the dog first.

Forum on #SF chasing away families: http://bit.ly/jCHEsQ

In the market for a cat strength taser... #fb

#VIA calls instant coffee "soluble & microground"

Network Solutions shut down a website and then their technical support lied to me before switching it back on. Grrrr.

Oh no, it's pledge week(s). Bay Area people - throw @KQED a bone: http://bit.ly/bko2N2 Thanks!

@kevkev9000 try StackHash to take some of the pain away: http://www.stackhash.com/

Blog: Launching a URL in the user's default browser: This has bitten me a few times. If you use Process.Sta.. http://tinyurl.com/q7sdxu

According to @Klout, @abfo is a Explorer. What's your influence style? http://klout.com/user/abfo/kloutstyle?n=tw&v=kclass_type

@jprall congratulations, and happy birthday to both of you!

South Carolina State University nutters warn that candle-lit dinners are bad for your health: http://bit.ly/Vr5T4 (BBC News)

Packing. Well, more of a mise en place effort so Gill can pack. #fb

3 of 5 stars to Damned by Chuck Palahniuk http://bit.ly/AaSRKy

Great presentation on landing page optimization: http://bit.ly/3syQl (Tim Ash from SiteTuners on YouTube)

Did I miss some new energy-saving law banning motorists from signaling on Sundays? No? Wake up then!

RT @BrokeAssStuart: Would Twitter Ban Hitler? See projected on Twitter HQ last night. pic by: Lowell Kirsh https://twitter.com/BrokeAssStuart/status/918242829561769984/photo/1

Via KQED Guides: Guide to Bay Area Tidepools: Where to Explore Amazing Marine Life | http://blogs.kqed.org/guides/2012/07/guide-to-bay-area-tidepools-where-to-explore-amazing-marine-life-in/ #todo @myEN

You're not a Jedi http://bit.ly/fsJtIS

RT @abfo I Thought He Came With You | ESRI Shapefile Library Update http://bit.ly/crIf4B

Maybe there's a good reason to support @realDonaldTrump, but @ScottAdamsSays hasn't found it: http://ithoughthecamewithyou.com/post/scott-adams

#IMU - don't need to be told that inbound links are important again. Need fresh strategies for getting them.

#GGNRA dog plan: NPS to hold 'open house' sessions instead of public hearings... http://bit.ly/fcX50v

Vista SP2: takes longer to boot, one project won't compile any more. Developers, Developers, Developers...

I can't believe I ever thought I enjoyed C++ #fb

In my unhappy place: Home Depot

Facebook ate my comment :( It was a fine one as well. #fb

RT @flyosity: "We don't allow faster than light neutrinos in here" said the bartender. A neutrino walks into a bar.

ITHCWY: Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve: Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve is an East Bay park spanning… http://goo.gl/fb/3QuJD


Solving CAPTCHAS...

Comments you don't want to see: // some fuck up between lat and long...

Just discovered that our new car goes through a "regeneration cycle". Hopefully it doesn't also pick up "assistants"...

From the honking outside #SF must have won a small war or a large game. #FB

Facebook: for pity's sake just remember the whole Top News / Most Recent decision.

HOWTO: #impeach @realDonaldTrump faster: https://ithoughthecamewithyou.com/post/the-top-four-petitions-that-will-help-to-impeach-trump

ITHCWY: More on breaking the Internet: I finally got round to actually reading SOPA and PIPA. I make my living from… http://goo.gl/fb/f5LQa

RT @simonblackwell: Apparently BBC America bleeped The Thick Of It. Must have sounded like a lorry reversing into a heart monitor.

I want @SynFusionProducts #Wintellect10

I've just backed #London to become the world's first #NationalPark City. You can too https://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/help-make-greater-london-a-national-park-city/ @LondonNP @crowdfunderuk

Old friends... No CDTV though! At #CHM http://twitpic.com/7b8ood

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NSA Crossword Puzzles http://feedly.com/k/12kLXVJ -- some answers redacted

Yosemite check list... Camera broken: Check. Car broken: Check.

Now shipping 1.20 - it's much faster: http://tinyurl.com/3qehh4

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