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


@rapportive @martinkl maybe my mistake, but didn't work until browser extension installed, no option to link accounts etc.

Hike: #Catfood: Earth, PdfScan and Weather http://goo.gl/fb/FyRvX

ITHCWY: Like Debate?: I’ve just started work on a new project called Like Debate. It’s going to be a new type of… http://goo.gl/fb/PFyEz

#ces10 projected to be down slightly on #ces09 - http://bit.ly/7NQIgn (SFGate) - still glad I'll be walking distance for a change.

Spare the air days should have an exception for fires that make pizza :(

RT @Camfed: Please RT “10 Tw @Camfed” & help raise money for girls’ education in Africa! Each RT =$1! #twollars

2/100, that's really lame :(

ABC: your video player is appalling.

@ajs_gingertom, @gillwilson not amused by that suggestion ;)

StackHash Beta 7 (for WinQual / Windows Error Reporting) just shipped: http://bit.ly/aFV0uj

Entrepreneurs: save angel investing in the US, visit http://www.saveregd.com/ and sign the petition. #SaveRegD #li

ITHCWY: Is Intuit Insane?: Yes. Some more color. I use Intuit's assisted payroll service, which is fantastic. You… http://goo.gl/fb/rJid

SF Marathon Update: Gillian Wilson 7.5 mile Time: 07:40AM 7.5 mile Split: 01:24:59; Pace 11:15 min/mi Total Time: 01:24:59

Are 'geek' and 'nerd' now positive terms? http://bbc.in/UtnY0f -- yes, but fucktard is still pretty offensive

@geocollective how did the presentation go? Will it be online at some point?

Arrrrghghghghghg three days and still no SSL renewal. Server Intellect being muppets and Verisign support hold hell.

Worked on this idea in 2004, didn't get funded: http://tcrn.ch/yMljW4 (Cloud-Based Video Editor WeVideo Launches To Public)

looking at ecommerce vendors again, need full site integration without any requirement to sell snake oil

Patent troll http://bit.ly/LfnZXX

Listening to R4 program on unforgivable loss of Doctor Who episodes: http://bit.ly/6J2eza (and looking forward to new one on @bbcamerica)

If you're going to make a langauge C-like, don't make it nearly C-like but randomly not, use a different syntax to provide fair warning.

Every House I've Ever Lived In: http://ithoughthecamewithyou.com/post/every-house-ive-ever-lived-in?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=share&utm_campaign=frompost

4 of 5 stars to The Nightmare Stacks by Charles Stross https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/1688124896

is back... #fb

Going blind from poking around in WinDbg. Need to do something fun tomorrow...

Forgot to make bread so eating Reese's that even trick-or-treaters were smart enough to turn down.

...and another believes that Eyjafhallejoekull will lead to a return to piston driven engines OR the use of some lost Tesla technology.

ITHCWY: Full Outlook Web Access on Chromebook: When trying to load the Outlook Web App on a Chromebook you'll find… http://goo.gl/fb/wMSDJ

Why does changing USB ports make Windows act like it's never seen the device before? Bloody hell, what's this, time for a drive hunt.

Why does each USB port treat each device as something that the computer has never seen before? Sigh.

@sr00t never! Not even if I have to do without coffee, sandwiches and inner tubes.

Does @KQEDforum deliberately duplicate @scifri ?

Not really university. Not even polytechnic. Disappointing morning so far #BAPI2012

@robblewis are these some of those sponsored tweets I've been reading about ;)

Living in the study is surprisingly tiring. #fb

#hubspot, some sort of pitch would be good - very familiar with your brand, no idea what you do, even looking at your homepage

AUDIO: How to stop Gibraltar monkeys biting http://bbc.in/U4J9p3 -- sounds like someone I know...

Facebook struggling with photo uploads as well? Bad facebook.

Elsie Street, west slope of Bernal Heights http://ithoughthecamewithyou.com/post/Elsie-Street-west-slope-of-Bernal-Heights.aspx#.U1Qtc440yWM.twitter <-- last chance to see, today 2-4pm if you're looking to buy #Bernal #SF

http://twitpic.com/es9tz - Nuke the Whales. I hope it's only #Fail Whales.

@urbagirl Kindle is here :) Much better than the first version. Struggling to keep working...

The Science Channel could more accurately describe itself as the Manufacturing Channel. Ahh, the joys of lounging around with a cold...

Facebook, instead of a generic error message you could have mentioned that you've changed the mobile upload email address. #fb

Boxer vs. Fiorina is a disappointing choice. Can we import Franken? #fb

Vindictive, officious petty bastards really not the best welcome to naturalization ceremony

Is Brown flying back to London on Jet2? Can't we afford an RAF 1? #ge2010

I hate having to drive somewhere when it's Fresh Air o' clock.

Best go-around ever: http://tinyurl.com/pxgt28

Playing with Google Latitude. Not impressed. Needs Google Maps to be running all the time and my location is increasingly derranged.

Cure, mostly.

Scout: get notified every time Congress proposes legislation with keywords you care about http://bit.ly/KWsWjM

RT @StackHash StackHash Blog | StackHash Beta 6 http://bit.ly/bVOeuQ #li

RT @LondonNPC: We've written to London's councillors asking them to help make #London a #NationalParkCity! http://bit.ly/1YV7YqS https://…

ITHCWY: Email marketing - don't shoot yourself in the foot: If you send email to customers it's important that you… http://goo.gl/fb/RV3O

Wow, was having a nice day and then saw http://shar.es/0Gk6R from @Renee4Congress - wish I lived in NC just to vote against her.

Completed epic pet resupply mission. They don't seem grateful.

Two words that shouldn't go together: unicorn and metrics #bapi

CRM for your personal address book makes my skin crawl #IMU

Making time for fun is a big theme at #BoS2009

+1: Introducing the Innovator's Patent Agreement https://blog.twitter.com/2012/04/introducing-innovators-patent-agreement.html via @twitter

Ok MetLife, I was expecting the outcome to be five cents. You barstards.

Free live Coldplay album: http://tinyurl.com/qakgkk

ITHCWY: Reviews and links for June 2011: Go the F**k to Sleep by Adam Mansbach 5/5 A new must have parenting book… http://goo.gl/fb/H7gI2

'Supermoon' to light up night sky http://bit.ly/11SLJmg -- bend over and look at it between your legs?

Learning Thermostat: http://www.nest.com/ - @nest @myEN

Spectacular cosmic discovery hailed http://feedly.com/e/eRWWj2va -- proof of inflation, exciting if this nails it. #fb

Hike: GGNRA Draft Dog Management Plan http://goo.gl/fb/VnL78

Extensive document dump on Microsoft's shallow anti-Android bullying: http://bit.ly/sE6pij #patents from @groklaw

RT @dmichelleca: I ❤️ my hometown SF (Ocean Beach) cc: @womensmarch #resist https://twitter.com/dmichelleca/status/830555173223141376/photo/1

Video Simulation: What Would Happen if a Meteorite Hit San Francisco? http://bit.ly/12Nabqa

First one easier than expected...

Seeing Beyond the Human Eye: Video of beautiful scientific and artistic photography http://bit.ly/LW97dj

RT @mumoss: BBC News front page: "Five convicted in paedophile case". One of Enid Blyton's less popular books.

Dimbleby: "Fox News is not good enough, no". BBC America really getting on its game.

Yuck: Mel's has switched from regular fries to tiny cold ones. Avoid.

Cool: 1% Of Nothing Launches To Get Startups Donating Equity: http://tcrn.ch/rLWTvS

PM also has a set preview for the Radio 4 election coverage: http://bit.ly/aFnCf2 vs. http://bit.ly/9fUS6H :) #ge2010

@missionexplore Find astronomical proof that it really is turtles all the way down?

Passed #IMU http://bit.ly/6TVFe - better start putting it to good use.

#IMU how many Google visitors use the new options (like wonder wheel)? I'd guess that this is a small number.

Old Accounts http://xkcd.com/1250/ -- http://ithoughthecamewithyou.com/post/Zombie-Robs.aspx

White wine may not really exist -- http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22530024.100-white-wine-may-not-really-exist.html

debugging :(

GDP, The Music Video: http://ithoughthecamewithyou.com/post/gdp-the-music-video?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=share&utm_campaign=frompost

Fridge sends spam emails http://feedly.com/e/eA2We_0u -- botnet of things

Hating San Francisco for not publishing home sale data and Zillow et al for being frustratingly hard to mine.

Listening to KQED Forum. Apparently software isn't the way forward, should have started a coffee business.

Waiting for doggy drugs - much hilarity at WalGreens

WTF? Skype Quietly Removes “Offensive” Emoticons http://techcrunch.com/2014/04/25/wtf-skype-quietly-removes-offensive-emoticons/?ncid=twittersocialshare -- sigh

Catching up on useless #SF mayoral debates. Would rather hear each candidate answer 1 question but they all do it the other way round.

Yippee, inbox zero. Time to yank out the Ethernet cable before anything else comes in...

Obama adds speech to nation and God to long list of things that won't stop the oil leak. #fb

Watching Whose Cloud Is It Anyway? on TechCrunch (http://is.gd/jcvV). Not as funny as Whose Line Is It Anyway.

RT @IDEX Next Thursday - join us at Sun Rise Restaurant on June 3, for our final Happy Hour benefit gearing... http://bit.ly/ctun41

Must stop installing apps

"Why won't you answer me?" - Parenting - http://Salon.com http://www.salon.com/2012/05/20/why_wont_you_answer_me/singleton// (I should stop telling Kate about her 'milk head')

The April 4, 2015 total lunar eclipse from a @Dropcam -- http://ithoughthecamewithyou.com/post/total-lunar-eclipse

All is not lost in social media when there’s a Lego DeLorean in the works http://bit.ly/U1hneB -- want!

RT @NoProp16: @abfo Senator @markleno introduced a "ratepayer's right to vote act" because of @PGE4me http://bit.ly/cRYzk9

Last night it was actually raining inside the Jeep. Need a new roof...

If you want to keep donors you need a way to update credit cards that doesn't involve a pen and a stamp @KQED !

Windows http://bit.ly/121K91u′s Start Button Isn't A Start Button http://t.co/M4forSQqfV -- so how about a ... START BUTTON? Please?

Bugger, @HTC Aria ROM update fails with 'An error (-5001 : 0x80070002 has occurred while running the setup.' Stuck for now...

Listening to entrepreneurial lore is a lot like advice on aging from centenarians : selection bias.

I can FTP again! Shouldn't be an achievement but it's taken Server Intellect a week to fix...

Seem to have booted into recovery mode... #fb

Need a remote webcam to keep an eye on the cat in the garden to save getting up every few minutes...

Did Dimbleby just say that Facebook has been abolished? #ge2010 #fb

@mrsmele I said almost...

Yup, sounds about right. http://feedly.com/k/12kACZB -- blinkshit

#fracker friday - I can understand letting me do them all, or none. But just 1? Makes no sense.

VXP: Pair programming with baby. #fb

#hubspot, thanks @mvolpe & @ellieeille, great overview, do you have a free version of your service for non-profits?

@TarekDemiati Just replied to your comment as well - look for an updated version in December.

@earth2andy that or a naff mug, up to you :)

I'm #reading Don't Vote It Just Encourages the Bas... by P.J. O'Rourke http://bit.ly/9gZZMT

Need another December. I'd like to squeeze it in around 11am on Tuesday please. #fb

RT @BBCRoryCJ: http://bit.ly/dh6RvZ Now Ikea gets in on the election act - with Brün, Kamerun and Kleggi kitchens

Blogger Classic Templates Bugs and XHTML: I've just migrated this blog from catfood.net to its own domain. In t.. http://bit.ly/37n6kK

Sneaky new Radiohead album available on Saturday... http://bit.ly/hwGux9

3 of 5 stars to Machine Learning by Hugh Howey https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/2160031333


@urbagirl thanks, i got one involved answer (the same as you) and one that wasn't right.

Is Obama doomed in 2012? http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-16376187

Greatest threat to Cameron regime: no confidence vote or BBC news chopper running out of kerosene over the palace? #ge2010

A History of the Sky for One Year: http://bit.ly/AFcaQs (very cool)

Getting excited about camping this weekend - it's the first time we'll have been in ages.

Pinnacles National Park: http://ithoughthecamewithyou.com/post/pinnacles-national-park @PinnaclesNPS

Gotye's YouTube orchestra remix of "Somebody That I Used to Know" http://bit.ly/Ny1Cu6


Hike: Buena Vista Park: Buena Vista Park is a small but dramatic park above Haight-Ashbury. I usually start.. http://tinyurl.com/8pl3bs

Middle-Eastern cover of Radiohead's "Karma Police"; by Shefy & Sabbah of Tel Aviv http://bit.ly/1bb3Jls -- stonking

Got it, unemployed should build free houses for chartered accountants! Fixed it! #leadersdebate

Apparently Amazon won't gift-wrap gift-wrap. Fix that first, then worry about drones Bezos.

How can it possibly be 3pm already!! Sorry dogs....

@HilaryEllison thanks... one small victory for the week.

Coq au vin smells great, curry smells great, cooking both at the same time is not the best plan...

Shamed... https://twitter.com/abfo/status/180698346250440704/photo/1

Everything on my new computer is so much faster... except QuickBooks.

There is one simple fix that would have saved us from both @realDonaldTrump and Bush: https://democracy.vision @NatlPopularVote @fairvote

#BoS2009 pricing breakout conclusion - double your prices, and then probably double them again...

I <3 Noe Valley Auto Works, and spontaneous dog-sitting bikers!

A better idea for House of Lords reform: http://bit.ly/N6x7Z2 Agree? vote for http://bit.ly/N6x67v #lordsreform

Sulking about needing to do the bins takes so much longer than actually getting it done...

Looks interesting: #tools @myEN: http://goo.gl/I2jEB (You have data. What you need is DigMyData.)

@idex 50 Twollars for the fun of a $5 tweet!

more hail... staying hidden inside for now (sorry rudy)

Idiot: http://bit.ly/duVgbq

#IMU what was the answer on the previous one (with four options)?

ITHCWY: Worst special TiVo offer ever http://goo.gl/fb/OqiiE

UK government online disability benefits signup requires IE6 http://bit.ly/1bqvUsh -- perverse

Ha: http://goo.gl/Vl4NT (Insert coin to continue)

@davidboleyRN thank you

Am now a dad: Katherine Harper Ellison - Born Sep 16th 15:56 PST, 9 lbs 7 ozs, 21" (Kate Jr)

#Lytro tree — http://ift.tt/19kKEvk

I feel the distribution pain problem for Hark! #tc50

The Xbox One Has A Wee Dong Problem http://www.fastcodesign.com/3020934/the-xbox-one-has-a-wee-dong-problem

ITHCWY: Is PAD dead?: I’ve been a member of the Association of Software Professionals (née Shareware Professionals… http://goo.gl/fb/0sO0h

756 errors, 68 warnings :(

RT @missionexplore: Do you know someone who lives in Britain? It's time to point them toward one of our sheep http://bit.ly/sheepmap pls RT!

Of course. And which Muppet decided to carpet BART?: http://goo.gl/xpAoT (Are cloth seats a public health hazard? Possibly.)

BBC News - Big Bang and religion mixed in Cern debate http://bbc.in/R13MWq -- hangers on

Capital gains tax should run on an exponential scale - from 100% at 1 second to 0% at 10 years. Stack the decks against the quants. #fb

Facebook needs a Friends + Friends of only these specific friends setting for sharing. Friends of Friends is too broad. That is all.

Readers share memories of where they were Nov. 22, 1963 http://feedly.com/e/R6qHWlZ0 -- in an ovary

BBC News - Alan Turing: why the tech world's hero should be a household name http://bbc.in/LZizix

Fighting comment spam. Unfortunately with CAPTCHAs rather than a flamethrower. #fb

Datalapse from the @sfpublicworks street tree list: https://ithoughthecamewithyou.com/post/san-francisco-street-tree-datalapse @SFUrbanForester @DataSF @sforestalliance #trees @sanfrancisco

Only just made it - cab driver faster than taking a helicopter.

#boarding SFO-LAS

Waiting for animal control on Bernal Hill having caught 1 of 2 escaped dogs.

@Syndic if you can't be bothered with error handling return 418

@missionexplore no expedition needed to find poo...

@mrsmele always...

RT @StackHash: Do you have missing WinQual events when using the WER Services API (including StackHash)? How to fix -> http://bit.ly/ ...

At Noe Valley Post Office again...

RT @IDEX: Join @IDEX and @world_affairs tonight at the UNHCR #WorldRefuge Day Event in #SF: http://ow.ly/5jmWx

Two time lapse videos baking... will do anything to avoid finishing off a contact form...

3 of 5 stars to One Day by David Nicholls http://bit.ly/kFqUih

@sr00t we were too, for four hours. Now it's kind of smelly.

I’ve been Twitterized. See my infographic generated by @visually. http://bit.ly/o2SRVJ

I've hit the point where preparing any more is going to start making things worse. Probably time for a nice cup of tea.

Extreme Environmentalism - I Thought He Came With You http://ithoughthecamewithyou.com/post/Extreme-Environmentalism.aspx via @abfo

@earth2andy deal!

Nothing is certain in life except for takeout and taxes.

Hike: Hill 88: Hill 88 is the former site of a radar installation in the Golden Gate National Recreation Ar.. http://tinyurl.com/6unkmb

ITHCWY: Reviews and links for February 2011: Agents of Treachery: Never Before Published Spy Fiction from Today's… http://goo.gl/fb/SoAvn

Office Halloween party fear: everyone else is coming dressed up as an 'office worker' #fb

On Medium? Please read/recommend: @abfo/democracy-vision-one-person-one-vote-55290b0c77d9#.64pbslj2b" target="_blank" rel="nofollow noopener">https://medium.com/@abfo/democracy-vision-one-person-one-vote-55290b0c77d9#.64pbslj2b (National Popular Vote - #Resist)

ITHCWY: Reviews and links for July 2011: The Psychopath Test: A Journey Through the Madness Industry by Jon Ronson… http://goo.gl/fb/kblhR

Trump is a dangerous president, we #NeedToImpeach him now! Join me by signing the petition: https://www.needtoimpeach.com/obstruction?sc=tws

It's cool that UTF-8 plays nicely with ASCII. It's also incredibly painful sometimes. My twitter screensaver looks much better now.

3 of 5 stars to iD by Madeline Ashby http://bit.ly/14QabGc

Moth: http://ithoughthecamewithyou.com/post/Moth.aspx#.UpT0xmtinrs.twitter

Managed to escape the #SF fog today: http://bit.ly/oGJzMg

TiVo alive again after unrepeatable network voodoo, an hour with comcast, a new HDD and the magic of InstantCake :) Unsigh.

RT @bernalhistorysf: Some Bernal residents didn't feel the 1906 quake. One man walked down the hill to Mission and wondered why there... ...

Twitter OAuth switchover pushed back to August 16 :) Thanks chaps!

I just declared my support for #London to become the world's first #NationalParkCity! You can too... http://www.nationalparkcity.london/declare_your_support

Clouds Over The Farallones: http://ithoughthecamewithyou.com/post/clouds-over-the-farallones

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