Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-07-05

  • Oh Monday. I’m not ready for you! #
  • Only one women in “Coders at Work” book – she’s an IBMer! Makes me proud to be one too! http://bit.ly/aLK9xb #
  • Absolutely beautiful – Swarm Light – http://bit.ly/aU038G /via @petewarden #
  • Solved the mystery of scratch on car. Probably my fault but having hard time accepting when other party 5 mins earlier was nearly roadkill. #
  • I would totally watch this movie – Java 4-Ever – http://bit.ly/aHmWZt /via @laserdeathstehr #
  • Have you registered for the #GGDOttawa event tomorrow? http://bit.ly/cIuICE #
  • Better link for the Java video – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A1zySeNpW20 #
  • Impressive! Videogame Violinist – Mario http://dld.bz/jrw6 /via @dlitz #
  • What’s oversharing on twitter? Redefining the rules of what we share – and how – http://is.gd/d3mc4 /via @sidneyeve #
  • I’m attending Open Source Technology showcase – SC2010 — http://sc2010.eventbrite.com #
  • Must try and remember all this for #GGDOttawa A great set of tips for giving talks: http://dld.bz/j4Zd /via @dlitz @edwardog #
  • I lol’d so hard I couldn’t breathe for a minute! Missing: Missy the Cat. http://27bslash6.com/missy.html /via @snookca #
  • Thinking about how priorities define our next steps – http://bit.ly/9ICJyq – inspired by @zmagg #
  • This is sweet – @google search story, Graduation – http://bit.ly/cvG1tD #
  • Interresting article on neuroeconomist @pauljzak and the emotional impact of social networking! http://j.mp/d8FGax /via @eric_andersen #
  • OK nervous now! #
  • Had a great time presenting at #ggdottawa tonight! Think it went well and I met some awesome people! Super happy 😀 #
  • “Programmers are optimistic. And we have to be because if we weren’t optimists we couldn’t do this work.” -Douglas Crockford #
  • As you grab your morning coffee… 15 facts about caffeine – http://om.ly/msOQ /via @chengweiwei @Alltop #
  • Why do programmers have to lie to get dates? Slides and commentary from art, life and programming – http://is.gd/d9Vdw #ggdottawa #
  • Really awesome! Giant TV Screen Where People are the Pixels! http://tinyurl.com/35o2lzb /via @DannyTRS #
  • Love this! Bruce Munro’s garbART “CD Sea” installation, which includes 600,000+ unwanted CDs. http://ow.ly/22LR3 /via @nicdesign @aranoff #
  • Fascinating: avg car will have 100m lines of code (loc) by 2010. Airbus a380 contains over 1bn loc. From 2006 global innovation outlook. #
  • Lack Of A Billion Dollar Pureplay Open Source Software Company Shows Market Is Working Properly – http://bit.ly/aRoKtT /via @douglasgresham #
  • Interesting approach to using augmented reality and storytelling for teaching – http://bit.ly/9WzDYh /via @hopkinsdavid @sidneyeve #
  • Is it weird that lately I’m thinking very seriously about reading “The Art of Computer Programming”? Out of my own volition? For fun? #
  • The End of Men? Title is an exaggeration, but fascinating article on the way the world is shifting – http://bit.ly/9dZwNz /via mwbuckingham #
  • “In the end, we are our choices. Build yourself a great story.” – http://bit.ly/ah9gSV /via @anindita @labelscar @emdaniels #
  • Cool infographic – How @google Works – http://ppcblog.com/how-google-works/ #
  • Yay! Firefox is now the default browser at IBM! http://bit.ly/9B1d4J #
  • Who knew alcohol under the microscope was so beautiful? http://dld.bz/jvRp #
  • Cool! Evolving Mona Lisa with genetic algorithms – a Helix of Semi-transparent Polygons – http://bit.ly/12R0Ol /via @cshirky #
  • Finished Coders at Work. Amazing book, but depressingly I’m now less baffled by the lack of female programmers :-S #
  • Debunking our ability to remake the world with our thoughts – Smile or Die – http://ping.fm/dO0yK /via @hypatiadotca #
  • Doing TDD with parameterized tests and implementing all the sorting algorithms from http://bit.ly/9zL6Rl – my idea of a good time! #nerd #
  • The Wikipedia of news translation: Yeeyan.org’s volunteer community http://j.mp/bLeczT /via @NiemanLab #
  • Baffled as to why a StackOverflow caused by Random.nextInt(), but realizing I was trying to generate a no. between 0 and 0 explained it! #
  • Uni student fined over his controversial dating website designed to help library patrons hook up http://is.gd/cN8M9 /via @sidneyeve #
  • LOL – I kissed a Nerd – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=arjiHvkVXfA /via @douglasgresham #
  • I have only good things to say about generics, other than why can’t I declare new E[size]? Why do I have to do (E[]) new Object[size]? Grr! #
  • Loving RBC expense tracker, although a little disturbed that my gym membership is categorized “home improvement”! #
  • Worrying – Yeah well you can prove anything with science – http://dld.bz/kfVS /via @douglasgresham #
  • Dear Twitter, how do you tell if you have heatstroke? Thanks, Cate. #
  • Oooh there’s starwars in my terminal. If I was ever going to watch it, this would be how – type “telnet towel.blinkenlights.nl” and voila! #
  • Dear Twitter, I love you. You are a fantastic resource for medical advice. I basically feel drunk, but OK. Thankyou xoxox #
  • Happy July 4 fellow Brits! Aren’t we glad to be free of the Americans! You know they finally have healthcare? 😉 #
  • Yay! Hit 39 loans on @kiva 🙂 love this time of the month, using repaid funds to help more woman grow their businesses! #
  • Touching and inspiring – Martin Ginsburg’s legacy of love http://j.mp/cgOVMm /via @eric_andersen @NPR #
  • Wow – beautiful! Pantone hotel – romantic mini break to Brussels, anyone? http://www.pantonehotel.com/en/home /via @amyallcock @bentzen #
  • Hilarious – most beautiful tweet, read the other submissions though, I totally lol’d – http://bit.ly/bdXiVN /via @RiahiSonia #
  • Yay! Booked flights to the UK for August 20 – Sept 12. Can’t wait to see my favourite @douglasgresham @zara_p and @alistert!!!!! #
  • Oh this is hilarious, and so true – Consequences of gay marriage: http://twitpic.com/1ugb2g /via @halvorson @djehuti @Mike_FTW @dgou #

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