Twitter Digest: 2013-06-09

  • Given that I block NSA & PRISM tweets, was entertaining tuning into twitter & trying to figure why everyone was on about Lord Snowdon ->
  • Turned on GoT tonight just in time to catch Daenerys reenacting her Level 2 YMCA gymnastics pageant. ->
  • How Not to Be Alone | Jonathan Safran Foer – ->
  • Excellent, but fellow sports-med geeks only: Sports and exercise-related tendinopathies: a review – ->

Twitter Digest: 2013-06-07

  • Photo-set: Flooding Across Central Europe – ->
  • CDC Update: Severe Respiratory Illness Associated with Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus – ->
  • Col Flagg: Have you ever heard of Malaysian Chest Implosion Torture?
    Radar: No.
    Coll Flagg: Good. It hasn’t been invented… yet. ->
  • tl;dr: There are Manchurian Candidate engineers at large tech cos that have stolen SSL root cert and NSA is using it for cattle mutilation. ->
  • Brian: …Will you please listen? I'm not the Messiah! Do you understand? Honestly
    Woman: Only the true Messiah denies his divinity! ->

Twitter Digest: 2013-06-05

Twitter Digest: 2013-06-04

  • The new Google Maps is truly Windows-ishly slow loading. I find myself non-clicking map links to avoid the dot-dot wait screen. ->
  • Looking at 1980 pollution levels — admittedly not only reason — a little hard to understand why LA is imhabited ->
  • VC1: Founder flaked again. He’s … like, the Cat Power of startup pitches. VC2: Does that mean anything? I’m over 40. ->
  • The Impact of Fuel Ownership on Intrastate Violence – ->

Twitter Digest: 2013-06-02

Twitter Digest: 2013-06-01

Twitter Digest: 2013-05-30

  • By that bullshit ex post argument, Stanford fucked up on Google because it didn’t take 50% of Google over Pagerank ->
  • Such a bullshit, ex post argument: Tesla Is Worse Than Solyndra ->
  • iPhone autocorrect insists “monocausal” and “menopausal” are interchangeable. Duly noted. ->
  • I know I’ll regret saying this in a hundred years, but … WTF would I do with 1,000 twitter lists? ->

Twitter Digest: 2013-05-28

  • wardrobe creep: the simple yet unstoppable process by which your SO's clothes take over your closet ->
  • Just some of the helpful items people are throwing into the $1 Hulu bid. I think we have this one. ->
  • Getting some helpful responses in my $1 Hulu bid. Guy with used Hartford Whaler ticket stubs, you know who you are. ->
  • Thinking of offering $1, plus a used Thomas the Tank Engine set for Hulu. Who’s in? ->

Twitter Digest: 2013-05-26

  • Incredible story: ‘Hollywood is turning my Reddit post into a film’: #FT ->
  • Gorgeous journalism: The 2013 Tasmanian fires, & the new breeds of wildfire that can't be fought – ->
  • 1816: The Year Without a Summer – ->
  • How unusual is this weekend's late season snowfall in New England and Upstate New York? – ->
  • Can’t quite believe we’re back again so soon in that annoying period between spring skiing and the new ski season. Sigh. ->
  • Just finished getting 1,000 responses on some questions on Google Survey. Never ceases to amaze how data collection has changed. ->

Twitter Digest: 2013-05-22

  • Some appealing features of a parliamentary system | MinnPost ->
  • Harassing @TWC about their dumb decision not to carry Premier League Extra Time & NBC LIve Extra next EPL season. ->
  • Wildfires ahead: SoCal vegetation moisture levels in some inland areas are driest in 100 years – ->
  • Vanguard graphic arguing that “low-cost portfolios” is an innovation seeing rapid adoption ->
  • .@BrianNorgard US DOE made only two loans to startups under ATVM: one was Fisker; other was Tesla. Not bad for a failed program. in reply to BrianNorgard ->
  • F-5/EF-5’s and The World’s Deadliest Tornadoes | Weather Underground ->
  • Great, albeit abbreviated: Men in Blazers w/ Dirk Nowitzki ->

Twitter Digest: 2013-05-21

  • “He proposed a centi-million dollar dome over downtown”. Who is, Don Atchison. ->
  • I’ll take “CRAZY CANADIAN MAYORS” for $1,000, Alex. I’m aces at that category. ->
  • JotD (Job of the Day): Heard by millions of people each week, you’ll get to say, “This is NPR” each day. ->
  • Poll: Teens migrating to Twitter — Facebook has too much "drama" ->

Twitter Digest: 2013-05-19

  • Urban Dictionary: Highlingual – The belief that, when high, you can speak two or more languages ->
  • There hitherto unplumbed relationship between football passing direction and politician orientation ->
  • Oh, ugh: Psychology tops SDSU list of most popular degrees among 2013 graduates – ->
  • That sound you hear is every VC in US rummaging thru portfolio for SFTTCSYBITL (Some Fucking Thing They Can Sell Yahoo Before It’s Too Late) ->
  • To paraphrase P.J. O’Rourke, giving money and an impatient board to a tech exec is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys. ->
  • Dear Google: Tumblr is … ? ->
  • My learnings today: “skullduggery” has its origins in 18th c. Scots term “sculduddery”, meaning “fornication or adultery”. ->
  • Houses for sale in San Diego now back to attracting multiple offers on first day listed. ->
  • Developing Euphoria | Felix Zulauf ->

Twitter Digest: 2013-05-16

  • Tableau to start trading tomorrow with symbol “DATA”. Nice. Love those guys. ->
  • Like services such as Wealthfront, but wish there was an uber-Wealthfront that managed allocations to LendingClub, CircleUp/Angellist, etc. ->
  • Frontline: The Retirement Gamble – ->
  • Today in “ewww”: Human feces taint more than half of U.S. public swimming pools | ->
  • Lovely: Newegg nukes “corporate troll” Alcatel in third patent appeal win this year ->

Twitter Digest: 2013-05-14

Twitter Digest: 2013-05-13

  • The 'IKEA Effect': How people overestimate the value of crap they assemble themselves – ->
  • Good news for losers everywhere: Players in a winning team run a higher risk of suffering an injury – ->
  • Tried to explain Bloomberg data story via analogy to Unix, “finger” & “.plan”. Might as well have been talking about the Oldovar toolkit. ->
  • Mance Rayder is real… RT @EQECAT: Wall of ice rises out of lake and destroys homes in Canada ->

Twitter Digest: 2013-05-11

Twitter Digest: 2013-05-03

  • Amusing how many people thought I meant Renaissance Fair when asked about Renaissance Weekend ->
  • Anyone ever gone to one of these Renaissance Weekend events? Verdict? ->
  • Missed this, but actually kinda agree: Steve Jobs Would’ve Bought Tesla – ->
  • Had to send a “FAX” today. Does this also mean Wham is reuniting? ->
  • Mexico: The economic powerhouse next door ->
  • Aiiieeee RT @breakingweather: Downtown Los Angeles just passed 90 F for the first time this year. Currently it is 93 F. ->