Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-06-28

  • "If you don't change your beliefs, your life will be like this forever. Is that good news?" Douglas Adams #
  • Good stuff on influence – it's not how many, but who's following – Judging a Twitter User by Their Followers – http://dld.bz/hAfT #
  • Communication is changing – Gen Y and eMail? It's complicated. http://is.gd/cViSn /by @sidneyeve #
  • Why am I obsessing about cookies and fabricating ridiculous teenage romantic drama that doesn't really exist? #toomanyconcussions #
  • Really great commencement speech at UC Berkeley from Tiffany Shlain – http://bit.ly/aMEuVM #
  • I should have got one of these for my trip to the middle of nowhere on thursday! Sleeping bag body suit! http://amzn.to/cM8DJw /via @hmason #
  • Must stop forgetting to have dinner. @douglasgresham and linkedlists are a terrible distraction. #
  • Brilliant user quote – "I would close my browser and never come to this website again" – http://dld.bz/hAqp #
  • Not to be too emo, but I think my experiment in a low drama life is failing. So much imaginary drama right now! I am an idiot. #
  • Glasses: the ultimate image changer http://bit.ly/crUrNg /via @douglasgresham #
  • Really cute ad – "A Guide To Taking Better Pictures…" – http://bit.ly/a9NFXw /via @andresmh @zephoria #
  • Leadership gurus should know better than to spam their latest thing. Two tweets pushing it in one hour? Unfollow! #
  • 80% of Americans want to write a book, yet only 57% have read one in the last year /via @jeffreyftang @tisasilver #
  • "No, Mr Jobs, there is no such thing as 'American English'. There is one's English & there are mistakes" /via @edlee @davefleet @tgrevatt #
  • This time tomorrow I will be setting off for the middle of nowhere. Not excited about imminent bear attack, or this "wilderness" place. #
  • “@Eyenza: plenty of studies telling us to sleep, exercise and cook more. No studies on where to find the time to do their recommendations” #
  • The truth about Japanese food outside Japan! http://dld.bz/hCEU /via @dlitz #
  • Getting advice on my love life from a male compsci. Yes, things are that desperate. #
  • Earthquake!!!!! #
  • Is it better to be outside and next to a 10 story building… Or inside it? We've evacuated. #
  • The fear jar, interesting what the def of fear encompasses – http://bit.ly/aBO8T7 /via @writingroads @skooloflife @jeffreyftang #
  • Love this! Canadian, Please – http://dld.bz/hUeB #
  • On hold with enterprise. Distinctly unimpressed. #
  • Working for The Man – it's not so bad! http://bit.ly/aqIXGi #
  • I just got to call the next fellow for @awesomeottawa!!! Such an amazing project! We will reveal all on our blog very soon! #
  • OK interview prep literally reduced me to tears, I'm having some kind of emotional crisis and I DON'T WANT TO GO TO THE WILDERNESS!!!!!!!!!! #
  • Made it to kanata in tank. First stop on route to middle of nowhere. Feels like we're already there. Surburbia. What an awful awful place. #
  • At tim hortons in the back end of beyond. Tank and pasengers doing well. Driver not so much. Civilization already soooooo far away!!!!! #
  • Disturbing – chairman of Northern Rock when there was the bank run is turning his hand to the environment http://dld.bz/hCGE /via @zara_p #
  • Ooh a beautician. I wonder if we have time to stop for a facial! #
  • Last stop before the wilderness! Goodbe Twitter, I think I will miss you most of all… #
  • What's faster? Chrome browser or a potato? Awesome! http://bit.ly/biBqA6 /via @nicdesign @aranoff #
  • Love the fireman story – Sir Ken Robinson: Bring on the learning revolution! – http://dld.bz/hUqa /via @jeffparks #
  • Coolest apartment ever! Transformer apt in HK – http://bit.ly/d7Vvvm /via @souris @zephoria #
  • How understanding your own brain makes you a better leader – http://j.mp/ad7p6e /via @frogdesign @michaelsurtees #
  • Survived the wilderness!!! #
  • Hilarious! Sometimes honesty is brutal. "A Manifesto Of Second Best Alternatives": http://bit.ly/chl3yC /via @dgou @tlesher #
  • Just saw a dead wolf #
  • Liking @hmason's talk from web 2.0 expo – a data driven look at the real time web – http://bit.ly/cRYJHt #
  • Interview prep: Think Q's I get right are too simple to be helpful. The ones I get wrong cause a meltdown. Need to readjust mindset! #
  • More fun factor on the subway from Volkswagen – http://bit.ly/9JEjWK /via @tseelig @DanielPink #
  • Just watched sex and death 101 with @douglasgresham. A truly appalling movie. He picked it from a selection – won't be allowed to again! #
  • Oh dear Twitter tells me #ENG are being thrashed. Glad I'm not home for the mass angsting / upset / drinking that will surely follow. #
  • Urgh never renting from enterprise again. Scratch on car. So wasn't me. Arrrghh!!!!! #
  • I don't beleive Canada post actually deliver parcels. I never receive more than instructions on how to collect it from them. #
  • Read Leadership and Self Deception today – amazing book, completely changes approach to/view of world. Ordered Anatomy of Peace immediately! #
  • Love this! Football song by @mattfishelhttp://tinyurl.com/33wagu6 /via @stephenfry #
  • 10 Reasons Why Grad Students Should Blog by @drewconway /via @pixie658 #

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