Monthly Archives: June 2009

My Twitter Psych Profile

From TweetPysch

TweetPsych uses two linguistic analysis algorithms (RID and LIWC) to build a psychological profile of a person based on the content of their tweets.

Link to my profile in case you don’t want to read it below.

Cognitive Content

Present tense109.76
Self reference44.17
Negative emotions15.1
Future tense9.77
Upward motionYou often make references to physically upward movement. Like upstairs, climb, etc.6.47
Occupation & workYou talk a lot about your job and your work. You’re probably a workaholic to whom professional achievement is very important.5.54

Primordial, Conceptual and Emotional Content

  1. Oral fixation
  2. Constructive behaviors
  3. Temporal References
  4. Abstract thought
  5. Order
  6. Affection
  7. Moral imperative
  8. Aggression
  9. Visual sensations
  10. Hard sensations
  11. Sexual fixation
  12. Restraint

Movie review: Crossing the Line


This movie was filmed by the same guy who did “State of Mind” [DVD]. Both documentaries on North Korea. “State of Mind” was about the Mass Games. I thought it was a really interesting view on North Korea. This movie is about U.S. soldiers, one in particular, who defected to North Korea and have lived there as part of that society since.

I have to say, I was extremely bored throughout this movie. The subject matter was interesting enough. And I’d certainly read a book about it, but in movie form, I just felt it was lacking any real compelling points. A lot of interesting, but nothing to grab you and pull you in. Which is a shame.

It’s not a bad watch. It’s an interesting glimpse into that part of the world. I’d say watch “State of Mind” over this.

Camera and lens for sale: Details

I posted on Twitter yesterday, but here are the deets too long to post to Twitter:

70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM. It’s in like new condition (mint), as I only used it two times (that I can remember, anyway). I have the original box, manuals, cases, tripod mount, etc. I also have a multi-coated, low-profile, high quality UV filter that I’ll throw in with it. I’d like to get $1300 for it. It sells for around $1600 brand new, and $1400 to $1450 for similarly conditioned used lenses on ebay.

I also have the 40D. I’d guess that it has fewer than 500 shutter actuations on it (I can get the exact number off the camera tonight). It is also in like new condition and came bundled with a Canon 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM lens (not L series). This bundle sells for around $1050 new (which is about what I paid for mine) and $899 for refurbs. I can part with mine for $850.

I’d sell both the big lens and the camera kit for $2000.

I’m just passing along this info. I’m not vouching for the guy or his gear. I’m told you can of course meet him and see the gear prior to purchase if you are local DC metro. I guess contact me via Twitter (