70 Months of Tweets

Today marks … no, I’m not talking about Twitter’s IPO, but more than 70 months since my first tweet on 21 December, 2007, “Getting ready for holiday break :)”. Took me over six months since my good friend @stevestaso first urged me to try it out earlier in the year. Scrolling through my Twitter history this morning brought back quite a few memories, (parenthesis are my current comments), some samples:

  • snow coming down hard (04 Jan 2008 Mammoth Mountain)
  • visiting Red Bull Racing in UK
  • at TACC for National Science Foundation review
  • checking out the latest OpenSolaris live boot CD (yes CD, not DVD, that was one of our design goals)
  • on call with Jonathan, he is talking about his visit with Twitter
  • posted from iGoogle BeTwittered
  • resetting my Treo the 2nd time in a month, may be time for a new phone
  • I think the dog ate about a half dozen hot dogs (extended family BBQ)
  • a few hours sleep on redeye to Boston
  • 6 am flight out of Boston, having been here 7 years ago … (11 Sep 2008)
  • getdropbox.com wins a home run in ease of use
  • giving @monkchips tips on where to get a great burrito in LA (28 Oct 2008)
  • I love SmugMug, 10,000 photos uploaded in 48 hours (27 Dec 2008)
  • visualization of DNA protien folding accelerated by Nvidia
  • when 8 GPUs are better than 2, performance/watt comparison of RTM workload on HP ProLiant SL390s configs
  • GPU computing in China (13 Dec 2011)
  • chilly morning in Boston (9 degrees F)
  • HP Cloud now Available (10 May 2012)
  • Meniscus surgery
  • Sunrise at Logan
  • SLC snowscape at SC12
  • onboard @united 787 Dreamliner (12 Dec 2012, pre battery replacement)
  • HP Moonshot server (30 Apr 2013, picture)

    I can’t wait for the next 71 months!

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  • About Marc Hamilton

    Marc Hamilton – Vice President, Solutions Architecture and Engineering, NVIDIA. At NVIDIA, the Visual Computing Company, Marc leads the worldwide Solutions Architecture and Engineering team, responsible for working with NVIDIA’s customers and partners to deliver the world’s best end to end solutions for professional visualization and design, high performance computing, and big data analytics. Prior to NVIDIA, Marc worked in the Hyperscale Business Unit within HP’s Enterprise Group where he led the HPC team for the Americas region. Marc spent 16 years at Sun Microsystems in HPC and other sales and marketing executive management roles. Marc also worked at TRW developing HPC applications for the US aerospace and defense industry. He has published a number of technical articles and is the author of the book, “Software Development, Building Reliable Systems”. Marc holds a BS degree in Math and Computer Science from UCLA, an MS degree in Electrical Engineering from USC, and is a graduate of the UCLA Executive Management program.
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