Twitter Digest: 2013-05-02

  • Entire squadron of electricians working here today. Am in awe at their ability to work on live circuits all day long with zero fatalities. ->
  • Unsettling to have fires this size so early in year in SoCal: Springs Fire Grows To 6500 Acres ->
  • Talking to Americans: Belief in biblical end-times is stifling climate change action in U.S. ->
  • SCENE: BOARDROOM. SAMSUNG S4 ENGINEERS SHOWING MOCKUPS TO EXECS. Engineer1: Is this ugly enough? Exec: Yes, that’s it. Finally. Ship it! ->
  • Marco Pantani: The End of a Troubled Road ->
  • Days of Investment Banking `Over’ ->
  • AAPL now up 14% since its April lows two weeks ago. ->

Twitter Digest: 2013-05-01

Twitter Digest: 2013-04-30

  • Panoramic shot north from roof of Beverly Hilton in LA ->
  • Talking to Americans: One in five Americans believes that Obamacare has already been repealed ->
  • QotD: “America must be for entrepreneurs what Canada is for hockey”. (An industry than can provide Don Cherry employment?) ->
  • Ominous: “[T]he last 20 years has been a [seismically] quiet time in the history of Southern California” ->
  • AAPL iBond order book touches $50b in record dollar-denominated debt issuance ->
  • Question about Bitcoin initially elicits smirks, giggles and Flooz jokes from “future of payments” panel here. /cc @fredwilson ->

Twitter Digest: 2013-04-27

Twitter Digest: 2013-04-25

Twitter Digest: 2013-04-24

  • Top 20 most well-read cities in U.S. is interesting, but would like to see bottom 20 /v @timoreilly ->
  • Find myself reminding AAPL zealots that co already plays in 4 of 5 largest CE categories ->
  • Today in Terrorist Special Pleading: Terror plot suspect says Criminal Code 'not a holy book' – ->
  • Weird tectonic feeling out there in big cap tech land, with giant plates moving about, lots of subduction going on, etc. ->
  • Maker medicine and the self-testing bandwagon ->

Twitter Digest: 2013-04-23

  • Lionel Messi's Tough Night ->
  • RT @Squawka: GRAPHIC: Messi heat map vs Bayern. Weak. ->
  • I thought I was the only one who made up Fake Coachella Bands. Apparently not. ->
  • Awful initial AAPL analysis today: 1) Beat #s that were higher 2 weeks ago, 2) Lower margins, and 3) Q3 revs down. Hello? ->
  • So, Boston bombers were influenced by Infowars nutter conspiracy site, which argues they were CIA plants. Life, man. ->
  • Idly tracking earnings releases tonight, and seems all but semi cos are missing on revenues. ->

Twitter Digest: 2013-04-19

  • World Snooker Championships start this weekend, so here's Ronnie O'Sullivan's crazy-fast 147 – ->
  • “I am a Mentat, You do not withhold information or computation lines from a Mentat.” – Dune (1965) ->
  • We’re at insufferable point in breaking news cycle when journalists pass time by eating their young, & then complaining about the taste ->
  • Gene data show China bird flu mutated extensively "under the radar" ->
  • California Power Market This Summer Facing Biggest Test Since Enron ->

Twitter Digest: 2013-04-18

Twitter Digest: 2013-04-15

  • Applies to all conferences: Why Are International Conferences so Bad, and What Can Be Done about It? – ->
  • Vaccine development for H7N9 flu problematic – ->
  • Job Growth vs Economic Growth in California ->
  • In happier non-tax news, excited about a couple of investments that @defrag and I are closing at SK. More soon. ->
  • [1304.3480] Friendship Paradox Redux: Your Friends Are More Interesting Than You ->
  • Adult film permits in LA County plummet from ~500 /year to 2 so far in 2013 – ->
  • Every year I as I wire money I remind me the reason April 15 is so taxingly painful is that I had a good prior year. It doesn’t work. ->
  • New word I learned today: walksheds – ->

Twitter Digest: 2013-04-12

Twitter Digest: 2013-04-11

  • Cheap Mortgages Are Hiding the Truth About Home Prices – Businessweek ->
  • Amusing that a new currency whose main supposed advantage is its decentralized nature is flailing because it’s too centralized. ->
  • For my many sins, I am on a packed, 3.5 hour Southwest flight. Again. ->
  • Laughing in the Face of Death: A Vonnegut Roundtable ->
  • More or less less echoes my views: Why I'm selling stocks – ->
  • QotD: I think this subreddit should seriously consider having suicide hotline info posted. (via /r/Bitcoin/) ->
  • The HTC One Deserves Its Place in the Spotlight – ->
  • Photos: The Strange Beauty of Salt Mines – ->

Twitter Digest: 2013-04-08

  • Last night’s episode of Game of Thrones was like Mickey and Mallory Knox joining the Society for Creative Anachronism ->
  • 100 mi/h+ wind gusts on Mammoth Mtn last night. Fun. ->
  • Animals, influenza and humans as 8% virus – ->
  • Truly impressed at how iTunes so regularly finds ways to underperform my already abysmal expectations for it. ->
  • Mind you, @MammothMountain staying open to at least May 15, thus shortening the inter-season annoyance known as “summer” a little. ->
  • We’re now into the part of the end of ski season where I have to pretend I like spring skiing much more than I do. ->

Twitter Digest: 2013-04-07

Twitter Digest: 2013-03-11

Twitter Digest: 2013-03-06

  • Martinussen er ikke her akkurat nå. Ringe tilbake senere, takk. ->
  • There is a sub species of highly evolved Wordament players out there. If attacked by 4×4 grids of scrambled letters I know where to turn. ->
  • Some say he knows two facts about ducks, and that both of them are wrong … ->
  • A little Stompin’ Tom to play him out tonight: Big Joe Mufferaw ->
  • Sad news: Canadian country-folk singer Stompin’ Tom Connors has died at age 77 ->
  • I appreciate everyone stress testing my SXSW regex for Tweetbot. They’re fixed now, so you’re dead to me again. ->