Bill Bates (@WhereIF)

San Francisco Bay Area

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

April 2011

AstronomyUpdate Women as planetary science role models

via SNS Analytics (retweeted on 11:09 AM, Apr 29th, 2011 via TweetDeck)

SpaceUpdating NASA delays space shuttle Endeavour’s last launch

via SNS Analytics (retweeted on 10:53 AM, Apr 29th, 2011 via TweetDeck)

BorowitzReport The Republican field of 2012 candidates is coming very close to qualifying as a prank.

via web (retweeted on 10:48 AM, Apr 29th, 2011 via TweetDeck)

KevinCrossman Crowds at Buckingham Palace are nothing. Have you seen the line for Peter Pan at Disneyland?

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 10:09 AM, Apr 29th, 2011 via TweetDeck)

Eklund I just posted the official NHL round 2 schedule in my blog. >

via HootSuite (retweeted on 9:55 PM, Apr 27th, 2011 via Twittelator)

CitiBank could be the most unhelpful bank ever. Although, that seems to be part of most consumer businesses’ mission statements these days.

via TweetDeck

HubbleTelescope Meteors and galaxy clusters star in May’s “Tonight’s Sky,” HubbleSite’s northern hemisphere stargazing show:

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 11:18 AM, Apr 26th, 2011 via TweetDeck)

Holy crap, a Steve Jobs in carbonite iPhone case!!!! Can you say, auto purchase?

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I can’t believe that in 2011 I am able to play Bolo on my Intel Mac. Can it get any better? Thank you SheepShaver!!!!

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@KevinCrossman Too bad “Mediamorphosis” didn’t catch on like he had hoped.

via TweetDeck in reply to KevinCrossman

KevinCrossman Knight Ridder predicted the iPad in 1994. Incredible video.…

via web (retweeted on 12:23 AM, Apr 26th, 2011 via TweetDeck)

SpaceUpdating The Mirror on the Universe Is 21 Years Old Now

via SNS Analytics (retweeted on 4:09 PM, Apr 25th, 2011 via TweetDeck)

SarahKSilverman Your kids won’t turn left-handed if you teach them that some people are left-handed.

via Who Say (retweeted on 3:16 PM, Apr 25th, 2011 via TweetDeck)

I am excited! Zombie Awareness Month is almost here! You knew that was May, right?

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SpaceUpdating Spacex Chief: We’re Going To Mars

via SNS Analytics (retweeted on 10:42 AM, Apr 25th, 2011 via TweetDeck)

I am happily playing my original copy of MOO right now on an emulated Mac OS 7.5.5. It is GLORIOUS!!!

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BorowitzReport The advertising slogan of BJ’s Restaurant is, “I’m lovin’ BJs.” #sponsoredtweet

via web (retweeted on 12:53 PM, Apr 23rd, 2011 via Twittelator)

A really interesting read. The remnants of our society are fascinating to me. Looks like we found #neverwhere ;-)

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SpaceUpdating Significant changes in Mars’ atmosphere detected

via SNS Analytics (retweeted on 2:23 PM, Apr 21st, 2011 via TweetDeck)

WSJ Apple has overtaken Nokia to become the world’s largest handset vendor in terms of revenue

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 1:22 PM, Apr 21st, 2011 via Twittelator)

The first thing you thought when she dropped the bomb? #ElCapitan

via Twittelator

SuzsMuses Did you know that Skynet became self-aware yesterday? ;-) #scifi #geekdom

via HootSuite (retweeted on 10:44 AM, Apr 20th, 2011 via web)

KevinCrossman Cool day for my hobby. Interview with Paul Rudd:

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 10:02 AM, Apr 20th, 2011 via TweetDeck)

BadAstronomer On Hubble’s 21st birthday, a *seriously* beautiful pic of colliding galaxies:

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 9:52 AM, Apr 20th, 2011 via TweetDeck)

Techland A hidden iPhone file has been recording your location coordinates. Yikes |

via HootSuite (retweeted on 9:50 AM, Apr 20th, 2011 via TweetDeck)

Scott Adams, I remember when I thought you were cool… Don’t get me wrong, Dilbert can be great. You, however, are a jackass. No surprise.

via TweetDeck

barque Top 5 Awesome Things About the Webb Telescope

via Tweet Button (retweeted on 12:52 PM, Apr 19th, 2011 via TweetDeck)

SpaceUpdating NASA Sets Launch Date For Space Shuttle Endeavour Mission

via SNS Analytics (retweeted on 12:52 PM, Apr 19th, 2011 via TweetDeck)

Eklund Calder finalists- Logan Couture, Jeff Skinner, Michael Grabner. Tough choice! All three deserving. I voted for Couture by a hair.Your vote?

via Osfoora for iPhone (retweeted on 11:13 AM, Apr 19th, 2011 via TweetDeck)

MESSENGER2011 Unlike the Earth, Mercury does not have an atmosphere, but it does have an exosphere. Learn more here: http://messenger.jhuapl….

via web (retweeted on 10:48 AM, Apr 19th, 2011 via TweetDeck)

Want to help make Hollywood a better place? Let’s all help send M. Night Shyamalan to film school:

via TweetDeck

@KevinCrossman Boarders died b/c of abysmal business processes and too much floor space for music after the CD market died. JJ is crazy.

via Twittelator in reply to KevinCrossman

SpaceUpdating NASA announces new homes for shuttle orbiters after retirement

via SNS Analytics (retweeted on 12:44 PM, Apr 13th, 2011 via TweetDeck)

SpaceUpdating NASA set to announce the museums where the Space Shuttle fleet will reside - WCSH

via SNS Analytics (retweeted on 1:56 PM, Apr 11th, 2011 via Twittelator)

SpaceUpdating Battle for retired shuttles gets fiery

via SNS Analytics (retweeted on 10:08 PM, Apr 10th, 2011 via Twittelator)

The GOP will be wasting a lot of the good sentiment they have earned over the last couple of years. The blame won’t go to The Left.

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Are the Republican’s really that crazy? Good luck winning an election if the shutdown happens. Voter backlash will be rough.

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NASAKennedy April 12th will be 30th anniversary of first shuttle launch. Check this out for fun facts and much more:

via web (retweeted on 11:15 AM, Apr 8th, 2011 via TweetDeck)

kellyoxford A paycheck is simply compensation for putting up with bullshit.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 9:11 AM, Apr 8th, 2011 via TweetDeck)

Watching Iggy Pop on Idol is just embarrassing.

via Twittelator

When I close a tab, I wish Safari would jump to my last open tab, not the tab to the left of the one I closed. FireFox does it this way.

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WeAreTeachers Calling all teachers: Want to win a 3-year lease on a brand new Nissan LEAF electric car? It takes less than 5 minutes to enter so…

via HootSuite (retweeted on 1:37 PM, Apr 7th, 2011 via TweetDeck)

SpaceUpdating Powerful Space Explosion May Herald Star’s Death By Black Hole

via SNS Analytics (retweeted on 12:19 PM, Apr 7th, 2011 via TweetDeck)

Thanks for all of the folks who listened to my first broadcast. I had fun.

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@mbushong I will do my best. :-) I am watching, but not while I am talking.

via TweetDeck in reply to mbushong

I love this version of “She’s Always a Woman” by Regine Velasquez.

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Up to 3 listeners!!! Wooohooo!!!! :-)

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On the air at:… Let me know if you have trouble connecting or if there are quality issues.

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I am listening to my stream via 3G on my iPhone. It sounds good. The performance could degrade as I get more listeners.

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I’m Back in the Saddle Again!

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My broadcast works really well on iPhone.

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You can interact with me live via Twitter: @WhereIF.

via TweetDeck

Going on the air in 2 min. You can listen using iTunes, Quicktime, Windows Media player and such here:…

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Broadcasting live in just about 10 minutes. I’ll send out the URL in a few. I’ll be on for about an hour.

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I am going to be broadcasting live sometime around 10:15am Pacific, 1:15pm Eastern. About 30-ish minutes from now. I will send out the URL.

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teamcymru 75 y/o Georgian woman breaks cable, takes Armenia offline 3/28/11, facing 3 years jail:

via web (retweeted on 9:28 AM, Apr 7th, 2011 via TweetDeck)

Wow, this weather site is pretty cool! Get your weather geek on!

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@kevincory Hey bud. Wasssup dog?

via Twittelator

Voyager2 I am currently 13 hrs 10 mins 32 secs of light-travel time from Earth (2011:097:2L)

via HootSuite (retweeted on 10:10 PM, Apr 6th, 2011 via Twittelator)

NASA announces a new mineral, Wassonite, found in a 4.5 billion year old meteorite.

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RT @mrenns: Dear Disney XM radio: Do you really think it’s appropriate to air ads for casinos? Really? #reasonsydisneyisevil

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Calgon take me away!!!! Oh, no Calgon? Okay then… Full Sail Pale Ale take me away!!!!

via Twittelator

Yes, I just said I swooned. Deal with it.

via Twittelator

Holy crap, I had no idea how obsessed with hot wings that I really am. I just smelled some, that tangy, hot wonderfulness, and swooned.

via Twittelator

I am watching the Pats RB Danny Woodhead in an ESPN interview. He looks like he should be growing weed not playing football.

via Twittelator

Except for Barry Bonds, does anyone really care about his perjury trial? Can we please dedicate zero news cycles to that?

via Twittelator

MESSENGER2011 How the Sun can affect things:

via web (retweeted on 12:20 PM, Apr 5th, 2011 via Twittelator)

NASA Mission Control & space station crew members are monitoring a piece of orbital debris that may pass close by

via CoTweet (retweeted on 11:15 AM, Apr 5th, 2011 via TweetDeck)

Who says all criminals are rude? Theft victim receives thank you note from robber.

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LRO_NASA Did you know? The Moon has 5 times the mass of Pluto, and 3 times Pluto’s volume.

via Facebook (retweeted on 9:05 AM, Apr 5th, 2011 via TweetDeck)

Chillin’ out after a LONG weekend, listening to WSHL 91.3 FM, Stonehill College Radio on Live365. I feel like I need a Keystone Light…

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grouchyrabbit Fact: Light travels faster than sound. That’s why some people appear bright until you hear them speak.

via web (retweeted on 12:32 AM, Apr 3rd, 2011 via TweetDeck)

Adding the Line Pack to the ThinkGeek Playmobil AppleStore was pure genius!!!

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wtbates Google Motion was clever, but the best April Fools joke, hands down, was the Playmobil Apple Store from ThinkGeek.

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 9:35 PM, Apr 1st, 2011 via TweetDeck)

MarsRovers Roads? Where she’s going she doesn’t need roads. Oppy has resumed her trek toward Endeavor crater.

via Twitpic (retweeted on 2:49 PM, Apr 1st, 2011 via TweetDeck)

BronxZoosCobra A great cake recipe: 2 cups sugar, 4 eggs, 1 cup milk, 2 cups self-rising flour, 1 saw, 1 stick butter. And mix. Bring it by the zoo..

via web (retweeted on 12:49 PM, Apr 1st, 2011 via TweetDeck)

Lou Gorman was a classy guy and built a strong ’86 Red Sox team. He was a great GM and a bright spot in Red Sox Nation. Rest in peace.

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Holy awesome! I just found the lyrics to the Tron Rock Opera. Is this really real?

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@EliseIyo4936 Piss off douche-bot. I won’t play a game for you. I will change your red to blue. I am the MCP, don’t you fuckin’ fuck with me

via TweetDeck in reply to EliseIyo4936