rands (@rands)

los gatos, ca

The below is an off-site archive of all tweets posted by @rands ever

July 2009

I’m going to give this hangover a fortyteen on a scale of one to oh my head hurts

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I like the people who talk about accomplishments in terms of years rather than days.

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Apparently my fingers conjugating verbs differently than my brain.

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“I do not believe I have the strategic ability to contend with the shit storm I am deliberately creating.”

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Most writing begins with an unrelated organizing exercise… this morning: the jean drawer and the top book shelf.

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So you’re thinking about becoming a designer? http://bit.ly/MSsj7

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Yes, I can’t stop watching this trailer: http://bit.ly/PGCYi

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The more you repeat yourself, the less I’m listening.

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Thousands of free-standing staples: http://bit.ly/4d8gHs

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A sure fire way to make sure I never use your service —> “Upon logging in a tweet will be posted for promotional puposes” [sic]

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My favorite rationalization is: ‘well, these things happen’ (note: experience varies by situation and delivery of said rationalization)

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My ability to get lost in worry is only trumped by my delicious directional skills of denial.

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“I’m not interested in menial progress” @melissa

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Dropbox resolution: nothing lost, not sure why Dropbox lost it’s mind, but support was swift. Still jittery… it’s JUST MY BOOK IN THERE.

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Upgraded to latest SnowLeopard AAaAAand Dropbox decides to delete every single file in the repository. Terrified.

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Stepping down as governor so you can better help the state is like buying a giraffe to help you pick oranges.

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The game was — pick parts of art to photograph, not the entire piece: http://bit.ly/4o2Ya0

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A good way to start is deciding to give up.

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Rob wants to give you a high five: http://bit.ly/82rbx

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Build for yourself.

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No one actually knows where the truth comes from anymore.

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MSFT misses revenue by $1B — wow: http://bit.ly/WCOv8 (@gruber)

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When you say “Better is the enemy of done”, I hear “It’s ok to ship crap”

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It’s not about what’s new, it’s about what’s good.

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I wear a bad night’s sleep like coat made out of mashed potatoes.

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I have a schtick, but I don’t have an arc…. or content. Crap.

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Rollercoaster Tycoon 3… The Massacre: http://bit.ly/rBY6s

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I know Google thinks the web is a platform, but I think most platforms support > 15 typefaces. #snarksunday #hopeforwebfont

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The reason I know In-n-Out is the best is because I don’t stop to breathe when eating one of their burgers.

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I can’t decide if this interface is janky or hinky.

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Encouraging the practice of capturing fleeting ideas: http://bit.ly/39qm9V

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To understand my family, you need to understand how we negotiate the Kellogg’s Fun Pak. Lies, deceit, and Froot Loops.

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The best stories are the ones that always have more to say.

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Never in our history have we known more people less.

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It’s embarrassing how addicted I am to Sally’s Spa on the phone: http://bit.ly/19WMtR

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Too much… comedy… desperately need… more than… 140 characters: http://bit.ly/JrlBy

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You should follow me on twitter here: http://bit.ly/UHnWk

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Making a list of best, favorite, or notoriously bad questions asked during job interviews. Please advise.

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Respect starts with an understanding that you’ll take the time to understand.

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Spent the day with trees that are older than, well, Christ.

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Why yes, I can listen to the same good song 27 times in a row. Can’t you?

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Pretty sure the only natural thing in this package of Salt’n’Vinegar Pringles is the recyclable cardboard tube.

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Your ideas are bigger than a whiteboard: http://bit.ly/3hl8NV

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Raining and muggy in July. We call this earthquake weather in California.

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Every knob and dial I’ve ever wanted regarding favorites — favstar.fm: http://bit.ly/14jQft

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The paradox is this: I want to figure it all out, but I’m having the most fun when I don’t have a fucking clue.

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Don’t tell me it’s going to be alright, tell me why it’s going to be alright.

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Failure when done well is it’s own form of success: http://bit.ly/BE8w9

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Don’t confuse experience with the ability to describe the scenery.

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A management or business buzzword that annoys me is: _____________ (mine: “Heads up” aka “I’m about to screw you”)

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The average person will reduce their energy consumption by 8 percent if a smiley is included on their electrical bill: http://bit.ly/uGgLr

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Whew, now I don’t have to write this app: http://bit.ly/gC1mQ (@lonelysandwich)

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Your attention is more important than your time.

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