A summary of my Twitter posts from January 2011:
smithcdau: Reviewing #agile2011 submissions. Giving good feedback is taking longer than I planned…
smithcdau: I just ousted Virginia W. as the mayor of 300 Queen Street on @foursquare! http://4sq.com/cAHxOV
smithcdau: Top 15 Ways Chuck Norris messes with Agile –>http://bit.ly/gO70Q4 #yam #agile #chucknorris
smithcdau: @talios it might be ok, they cancelled FlashForward and at least salvaged an ending…
smithcdau: @talios I heard it was good but was put off because it was cancelled
smithcdau: Restoring my iPhone 3GS to factory. The last iOS update screwed my email & battery life. Not looking forward to reloading music & podcasts.
smithcdau: I was just awarded the “Top Shelf” badge on @gomiso http://miso.io/dLDx60
smithcdau: Fondue (@ Max Brenner : Chocolate By The Bald Man w/ 2 others) http://4sq.com/fVnzxC
smithcdau: @DamianM Glad to hear it is not just me noticing that too…
smithcdau: I just ousted Darren K. as the mayor of Hog’s Breath Cafe on @foursquare! http://4sq.com/7FyrMq
smithcdau: Top Agile ‘Pain Point’ Is Capturing Requirements, followed by experience and testing –> http://trunc.it/e5e7v (ATDD anyone?) #yam #agile
smithcdau: Go-karting with some of the lads from work, averaged 64s lap times, best I could do was a 61s http://4sq.com/fJk4hs
smithcdau: Hey apparently my talk at @atlassian summit last year was highly rated, awesome! http://bit.ly/i1ePfk. Hoping I can attend again this year!
smithcdau: @spidie You can get a 66 from King George Square bus station I believe
smithcdau: A good reminder of the technical practices we should expect from development teams by @unclebobmartin: http://trunc.it/e2c8z #agile #yam
smithcdau: RT @haruki_zaemon: Tweetcruptcy: Scrolling to the top of your feed because you can’t possible ever get through the backlog.
smithcdau: Telstra Next G data coverage very flaky this morning in Brisbane…
smithcdau: Tommy Emmanuel = awesome. His show always leaves you smiling and shaking your head in amazement.
smithcdau: Hanging to see Tommy & Phil Emmanuel (@ Jupiters Hotel & Casino) http://4sq.com/iermov
smithcdau: @financialagile it’s available as a MEAP from @manningbooks
smithcdau: @paul_okeeffe no, thinking about setting one up
smithcdau: @paul_okeeffe VPN then?
smithcdau: I was just awarded the “Romance Rookie” badge on @gomiso http://miso.io/fdnTmq
smithcdau: I was just awarded the “Drama Rookie” badge on @gomiso http://miso.io/hcfrhT
smithcdau: @michaelneale so sorry to hear that
smithcdau: @paul_okeeffe so Hulu works here?
smithcdau: @PeterSellars good stuff, are you going to publish the slides?
smithcdau: @PeterSellars Some implications for BQI after reading it. I was nodding my head all the way through
smithcdau: Finished my review of Specification By Example by @gojkoadzic for @manningbooks. What an awesome book, a must read for testers and analysts!
smithcdau: @PeterSellars Is your kanban wall in the garage, or your fiance?
smithcdau: @GreenHopperTeam Long Beach is certainly tempting!
smithcdau: “A tool is only a tool, and a fool with a tool is still a fool” (@PeterSellars when discussing testing tools) #yam #testing
smithcdau: Homeward bound to Brisbane (@ Sydney Airport: T3 (Domestic – Qantas) Terminal w/ 3 others) http://4sq.com/esvtII
smithcdau: @DerekWWade thinking about a series implies YouMightBeATeamCoach!
smithcdau: The free lunch for good agile tools is over, @pivotaltracker to start charging (& with a restrictive pricing scheme) http://bit.ly/fCpPuz
smithcdau: @AndreasEK indeed! He doesn’t come home to Oz much these days, try to go everytime he is back here
smithcdau: @markhibberd Great, can’t wait!
smithcdau: Looking forward to seeing Tommy Emmanuel on Sunday Night at Jupiters (thx @markhibberd for the heads up he was in town)
smithcdau: @markhibberd Crud, didn’t realise Tommy Emmanuel was here, going to see if I can get a ticket for the weekend!
smithcdau: RT @jeffpatton: Delivering stupid software faster just gets you more stupid software. #yam
smithcdau: @tomjadams cool, we’ll catch up soon
smithcdau: @GreenHopperTeam Fingers crossed that I will!
smithcdau: @SuAkers well, what was it?
smithcdau: Wheels down BNE (@ Brisbane Domestic Terminal) http://4sq.com/gmQTQh
smithcdau: Confirmed! RT @DerekWWade: If you have ever laundered Post-Its or Sharpies in your clothes… #YouMightBeATeamCoach #yam
smithcdau: @PeterSellars 1 min/slide, must be half way through at half time. Then you know to speed up or slow down, I usually right timings on my card
smithcdau: @PeterSellars 1 slide per 30 sec to a minute, the picture and text should be a good enough guide. Sometimes I have 1 index card with notes.
smithcdau: Although 2yrs old, TestingGeek has a cool post on testing & thinking about test cases: http://t.co/ID6Pwmd (via @adrianlsmith) #testing #yam
smithcdau: Here with @spidie to learn about Go (@ Google) http://4sq.com/i7dBlC
smithcdau: @tomjadams I’m here too!
smithcdau: Deluxe corner room – no more deluxe but is on a corner! (@ Amora Jamison Hotel) http://4sq.com/ibgcri
smithcdau: @spidie If I can get out of here by 1730 I’ll come over. I registered just in case
smithcdau: @spidie How best to get there, bus or walk?
smithcdau: Walk past the Apple store and run into @spidie. Small world! (@ Apple Store) http://4sq.com/hBI44Q
smithcdau: Forgot my belt, but solved that problem.. . (@ Lowes – George Street) http://4sq.com/e1guga
smithcdau: Off to Sydney for a couple of days for workshops and coaching. (@ Brisbane Domestic Terminal) http://4sq.com/h3idpD
smithcdau: RT @veenubharara: Waterfall development to Agile: QA Perspective: http://wp.me/p1gDy9-g
smithcdau: @spidie I’m in a session all day but will see if I can escape for 1430, no promises though…
smithcdau: @jroyals I can confirm the tag line is identical to the US ad
smithcdau: @spidie 5pm flight home Thursday, what time is the recording?
smithcdau: @spidie Looks like I might be in the harbour city tomorrow night…
smithcdau: I was just awarded the “Party Animal” badge on @gomiso http://miso.io/eTWhuf
smithcdau: I’m Fungry! Brunch available between 10:55 and 11:05! #CNNNN #7mate
smithcdau: The first 4 min of Eleven: http://idents.tv/blog/2011/01/16/the-first-four-minutes-of-eleven/ Great promo followed by some idiot radio jocks
smithcdau: RT @natpryce: TDD does not drive towards a good design, it drives away from a bad design. If you know what good design is, the result is …
smithcdau: Cleveland Train packed and now stopped due to medical emergency. (@ Cannon Hill Railway Station) http://4sq.com/fpBiHu
smithcdau: How could I possibly pick the window seat with no window 2
flights in a row? Different rows even…
smithcdau: Homeward bound to Brislantis… (@ Melbourne Airport: T1 (Domestic – Qantas & Jetstar) Terminal) http://4sq.com/hAAR41
smithcdau: Finished 3rd machine install in the nick of time with only 1 outstanding item (understandably a connection to Brisbane City Council)
smithcdau: Second machine finished, one to go and clock is ticking… (@ Sound Text Media) http://4sq.com/evf2X0
smithcdau: Wheels down BNE (@ Brisbane Airport: Domestic Terminal) http://4sq.com/gHMsaJ
smithcdau: First look at Microsoft Office 2010 on this machine install – is it possible they could make the ribbon worse?
smithcdau: One new machine fully built and installed, many to go… (@ Sound Text Media) http://4sq.com/eWZAYy
smithcdau: Wheels down MEL (@ Melbourne Airport: T1 (Domestic – Qantas & Jetstar) Terminal) http://4sq.com/eKL1go
smithcdau: Quick 2 day trip to Melbourne (@ Brisbane Airport: Domestic Terminal) http://4sq.com/eYFBEw
smithcdau: Just kicked off my review of Specification By Example by @gojkoadzic: http://manning.com/adzic/
smithcdau: @shanehastie Thanks Shane, yes I am all good, I am in Redland City away from the river.
smithcdau: Good humour prevails… RT @mackiemarsellos: KING WALLY. Ready to go under! http://twitpic.com/3pbkz3 #qldfloods
smithcdau: 2nd that RT @twasink: @internode are the best. Links cut due to flood, 15 minutes later alternate route in place, 1 hour later, link back up
smithcdau: Dang, internet has gone down at home (cheers to the boys at @internode who are looking into it). Telstra NextG slow but connected.
smithcdau: RT @nathan_m: Riverwalk has vanished beneath river now #qldfloods http://twitpic.com/3p7upk
smithcdau: RT @OrganiseMe: Milton Road at Suncorp Stadium. http://yfrog.com/gz580kj #qldfloods
smithcdau: RT @kohsukekawa: Bye bye Hudson, Hello Jenkins: http://bit.ly/gRrHn3 #hudsonci #yam
smithcdau: Unbelievable RT @sunriseon7: Live shot of Ipswich http://yfrog.com/h36pvep #QLDfloods
smithcdau: RT @hamish6PM: Brisbane River level at 730am is 3.1metres, will reach 4.5 metres this afternoon and then 5.5 metres by thursday #qldfloods
smithcdau: RT @steve_major: What was once QUT City Cat stop #qldfloods http://twitpic.com/3p6b8a
smithcdau: RT @abcnews: ABC News 24 is now available internationally (no geo-block). Pls let expats know. http://bit.ly/abcnews24 #abcnews24 #qldfloods
smithcdau: @veenubharara Thankyou, I am east of city and away from trouble areas (hopefully)
smithcdau: @SuAkers Just got home, very slow trip…
smithcdau: @LaurenLee_ on 250, packed but roads moving. I would come home now though.
smithcdau: @paulk_asert Stay safe Paul
smithcdau: RT @Taezar: Brisbane River has well & truly broken it’s banks on the Northern side at Auchenflower #bnefloods http://yfrog.com/h7mm5bs …
smithcdau: Just been ordered to evacuate my city building due to a quickly rising Brisbane River #bnefloods
smithcdau: RT @XMPieman: West End, bottom of Kurilpa. Water rising fast! Police have blocked access to Riverside now. http://yfrog.com/h5i79ij
smithcdau: RT @jimmcslim: Waterfront Place in BNE CBD is being evac’d as precautionary measure. #bneflood
smithcdau: RT @LaurenLee_: Lucky for people in the Redlands that we have this page for flood warnings… http://j.mp/fcPSHi
smithcdau: Submitted second #agile2011 proposal with @AgileSmith “Agile 2.0 – Rebooting A Raccoon In An Imperfect World” http://trunc.it/dtkkp
2011-01-10 07:35:43 smithcdau: @teradee I have a raccoon talk proposed for Agile 2011 as well!
2011-01-09 23:01:22 smithcdau: “Testing should be part of your risk strategy, but your risk strategy shouldn’t be testing!” @aspinall #yam
smithcdau: “It’s not your employer who pays the wages, he only handles the money: It is the product that pays the wages.” (via @flowchainsensei) #yam
smithcdau: Is TDD Evolving? –> http://www.gilzilberfeld.com/2010/12/is-tdd-evolving.html #yam
smithcdau: Just finished watching Season 3 (watching Criminal Minds S03E20 via @gomiso) http://miso.io/bfWsbY
smithcdau: @CakesbyLauren That cake is awesome, nice job!
smithcdau: Gratitude is meaningless. It is only the expectation of further favours. (watching Sherlock S01E02 via @gomiso) http://miso.io/9L8nCj
smithcdau: RT @wakaleo: “Never send a developer to do a machine’s job” #hudsonci #yam
smithcdau: @jimmcslim …and standardised on GSM and not CDMA…
smithcdau: Wheels down BNE (@ Brisbane Domestic Terminal w/ 2 others) http://4sq.com/e2hv7s
smithcdau: Great to catch up with @rowanb again (scenery not as good as Miami though) http://4sq.com/fsrnRu
smithcdau: @veenubharara I fly out this afternoon… However I hope to be back later in the month… Been a busy trip this one!
smithcdau: Spongebob Squarepants renewed for 9th season: http://trunc.it/dnrsg. I am sure article meant #1 animated series for children aged 2 to 111!
smithcdau: Dang, rain comes down in Sydney just after I set out on a walk to explore (@ Westfield Sydney w/ 8 others) http://4sq.com/hP7HHm
smithcdau: Dangerous at the bottom of the building I am working in… (@ Max Brenner) http://4sq.com/fDn5IF
smithcdau: Submitted #agile2011 proposal “Testing: Hitting the Speed To Cool on the Road to Building Quality In” with @ReneMaslen http://bit.ly/hZ0cFP
smithcdau: Wheels down SYD (@ Sydney Airport (SYD) – T3 (Domestic/Qantas)) http://4sq.com/e5e20a
smithcdau: Nice early start today for a QANTAS flight to Sydney (@ Brisbane Airport: Domestic Terminal) http://4sq.com/hiiuAI
smithcdau: @jroyals Congratulations Jason & Kylie. The manual should have been enclosed with the packaging
smithcdau: RT @ryanbooker: A sense of scale: The area of Queensland currently underwater is the size of New South Wales, which is over 3x the size …
smithcdau: Rubbish movie, not even the Miami scenery could save it (watching Miami Vice via @gomiso) http://miso.io/bCOTal
smithcdau: Just went and bought a new camera, a Nikon S8100 (http://trunc.it/dkqa2) as my old Canon IXUS 860IS was producing blurry pictures
smithcdau: RT @AgileAcademy: Well, the new Taste of Agile course for 2011 is out. Four courses already booked for January! Participants, pls let us …
smithcdau: RT @alisterscott: I have started a new software testing blog with Bret Pettichord, see: http://testingwithvision.com/