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Daily link January 18, 2006

41 years of inexperience

Thanks to Michael Coates for wishing me happy birthday. I started out in this crazy world 41 years ago. Hey, I’m not even as old as the mouse!

What am I gonna do to celebrate? Start the day with breakfast with Greg Hughes. Funny that we’re in Pittsburgh at the same time (he’s my brother’s new boss). Hang out with law students — Professor Michael Madison invited me to speak to his class at the University of Pittsburgh.

Later in the evening I’ll be hanging out with Pittsburgh’s bloggers. Should be a fun day!

Why the headline? Cause I try to have a new experience every day. This is my first time in Pittsburgh, for instance.

So far my experiences have been great. Free wifi in the Pittsburgh airport. Free wifi in the Omni Hotel. And, lots of easily findable power outlets. Many hotels hide the outlets behind things, not here. Hey, I’m a geek and easy to please! ;-)


  1. Happy birthday Robert. Welcome to the 41 club ;-) I got here a few months before.

    Comment by Evelyn Rodriguez — January 18, 2006 @ 12:34 am

  2. Happy Birthday :)

    Comment by Kon ?? — January 18, 2006 @ 12:47 am

  3. Happy Birthday, Robert and thanks for all the fun and philosophy (really)!

    Comment by Papillon — January 18, 2006 @ 1:31 am

  4. Happy Birthday
    Nice to know I’m still a young boy around these parts :-)

    Comment by Graham Chastney — January 18, 2006 @ 1:38 am

  5. Happy Birthday. :D

    Comment by cheong — January 18, 2006 @ 1:56 am

  6. Happy Birthday Robert.

    Comment by Jag — January 18, 2006 @ 4:13 am

  7. Hey Cool, you’re in Pittsburgh, Check out the inclines, the stadium, PNC Park, Andy Warhole, Hienz, The Strip (for clubs..) ect…

    I hope you like our town…


    Comment by James N. — January 18, 2006 @ 4:30 am

  8. You don’t look a day over 39….

    Hope they show you good time in Pittsburg!

    Comment by paul — January 18, 2006 @ 4:58 am

  9. Happy Birthday, Robert!

    Comment by Serge Baranovsky — January 18, 2006 @ 6:09 am

  10. Happy Birthday!

    Comment by Robert Anderson — January 18, 2006 @ 6:43 am

  11. Happy birthday Robert. Welcome to 41, it’s not too bad here.

    Comment by Dave Johnson — January 18, 2006 @ 6:43 am

  12. Happy Birthday & welcome to Pittsburgh! I join the 41 club in a few months. I look forward to meeting you at the event tomorrow night.

    Comment by Ned Renzi — January 18, 2006 @ 7:08 am

  13. Happy Birthday Scoble!

    Comment by Michiel — January 18, 2006 @ 7:15 am

  14. Happy Birthday, Scoble !

    Don’t worry about your age just remember this quote,
    “Men are like wine: some turn to vinegar, but the best improve with age” ;)

    Comment by Sudar — January 18, 2006 @ 8:03 am

  15. Happy birthday Robert! It’s wonderful to have you join us this evening.

    If anyone is thinking about coming to the event, you’re more than welcome to join us! Check it out on our website and please rsvp to blogfest [at] closkey com!

    Comment by Mike — January 18, 2006 @ 8:08 am

  16. Happy Birthday!

    Comment by bajames — January 18, 2006 @ 8:27 am

  17. Happy Birthday :)

    Comment by Kirupa — January 18, 2006 @ 9:20 am

  18. happy birthday scobelizer !!
    be a happy man :-)

    Comment by raptor — January 18, 2006 @ 10:56 am

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  20. Happy Birthday Robert! You’re old enough to be my father!

    All jokes aside, have a great day!

    Comment by Ken Lotich — January 18, 2006 @ 11:44 am

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  22. Happy Birthday! I’m right behind you on Friday, hitting 46 (just as 41 is finally “in your forties” and no longer just “40,” 46 is the last legitimate year of “in my mid-forties” before I hit that long slide into geezerdom!)

    Comment by Tim — January 18, 2006 @ 12:13 pm

  23. Happy birthday and happy new book!

    Comment by Raanan Avidor — January 18, 2006 @ 12:52 pm

  24. Happy Birthday! 41, that’s old! I’ve been thinking about a couple of presents for ya. A walker or new dentures. You pick!

    Comment by randymorin — January 18, 2006 @ 2:07 pm

  25. Happy Birthday! 41 wow! I turn 20 in October, I hope that by the time I am 41 I get to meet as many of my role models, many we share, as you have.

    Comment by Stefan Constantinescu — January 18, 2006 @ 2:27 pm

  26. Happy Birthday Robert. You’re 41 going on 14 and filled with youthful exuberance.

    Comment by Steve Rubel — January 18, 2006 @ 8:34 pm

  27. Happy Birthday!

    I wish you to fall in love with Motorola Q - the Microsoft Smartphone with a jog dial (wheel)!

    BTW: thank your for promoting Windows Mobile phones. What would I do without you, Robert? Nothing!

    Comment by Comic Strip Blogger — January 18, 2006 @ 11:15 pm

  28. Happy Birthday!

    All the best :-)

    Comment by Olirockerdude — January 19, 2006 @ 4:55 am

  29. […] Robert Scoble is in town for a few days, and I had a chance to meet up with him at the Pittsburgh Bloggers gathering last night.  Since it was his birthday the group had a cake and very special gift for him (see the picture). […]

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