Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-07-12

  • 2nd dragons den today! I hope our MBA has worked out all the financials! I just wanna code! #
  • Yay 100%, apparently multitasking hasn't ruined my focus! http://nyti.ms/aGOYce #multitask /via @michaelweissca #
  • Start your Monday inspired by this sunning high-speed photography set (cc-licensed!) http://j.mp/bfZSua /via @eric_andersen /by @chaval_br #
  • Is it normal to be this excited to get to work? I LOVE my job! #
  • Clue is a renewable resource – http://dld.bz/kdGk /via @petewarden #
  • Oh these are awesome! Artists use packaging tape to create massive spiderweb-like installations: http://bit.ly/aL0zdf /via @ElleLaMode #
  • Interesting – How to Create Your Own Real-World MBA – more fun than going back to school? http://dld.bz/kdGN #
  • Grad students must read this – "Some Modest Advice for Graduate Students" – http://dld.bz/kdKP #
  • Extremely excited that my copy of Java Puzzlers has arrived. Had to harass building manager to rescue it. Yes I am a giant nerd. I love it. #
  • My blog ranks well for <junit parameterized testing> – feel guilty that post wasn't actually that useful but inspired to blog more about it! #
  • 11 great social networking tips – try and work one into what you're doing today – http://bit.ly/9Wjw41 /via @addthis @mypromotion #
  • I should probably have started packing before now. But since it expands to fill the time you have for it, I'll be done in 3 mins. Right? #
  • Anyone have any recommendation as to the best way to get from HK to Guangzhou? /cc @isfalk #
  • The life of a female science professor (and we wonder why there aren't more?!) – http://dld.bz/kdNm #
  • What is impact on plan for world domination? Good or evil self perception ->improved performance – http://bit.ly/c7Hi3L /via @rickasaurus #
  • Google Me, Google You – what if they combine rather than create? Love to know what you think! http://bit.ly/dhOaty #
  • Engineering – it's like math, but louder! http://dld.bz/kfTJ /via @douglasgresham #
  • Derek @Sivers on being "below average" http://sivers.org/below-average /via @jeffreyftang #
  • This is not a real plane!!!!! #
  • Where am I? What is this place with no cabs? #
  • Smallest airport I have seen! City girl Cate has officially left the city again. It's kinda like Rutland. But further from civilization. #
  • Now that I'm no longer nauseated from the plane and I've eaten, I'm much keener on Waterloo. Pep talk from @douglasgresham helped too 🙂 #
  • So Prince thinks the internet is over? I'm pretty sure the internet said he was over some time ago now. http://is.gd/di5rt #
  • *THE* interview this afternoon. Oddly I'm not so much nervous as resigned. That will no doubt change later. #
  • A while ago an @awesomeottawa trustee said he thought I was destined to be prime minister. Since I've wondered – be worried or flattered? #
  • Interesting – something for CS grads to work towards? Generalizing Specialists – http://is.gd/d8mm6 /via @giggey #
  • Social media has taken over pornography as the #1 activity on the web – video – http://bit.ly/bqfgLK /via @wantmag @jeffparks #
  • Deal with impostor syndrome by thinking like a creator – not a sponge – http://dld.bz/kwUH #
  • Still feel more sick than nervous. But pretty nervous now! Eeeeeeeeeep!!!!! #
  • Here I go! #
  • This is neat! taking the ideas out of books and paper sculptures – http://bit.ly/9DebFd /via @aranoff #
  • Tht was actually fun! Will start freaking out tomorrow no doubt! #
  • The choices you make mean everything; small decisions, big decisions… your life in arcs – http://bit.ly/a1PkVK /via @jliyi @metacode @IATV #
  • Not many options for sushi here. Looking forward to ignite Waterloo though! Hopefully noone will realize I'm impersonating a Persian man… #
  • Happy that I ended up here for #ignitewaterloo looks like there are going to be some good talks! #
  • Link between global warming and climate change? WTF? Seems more than a bit tenuous. #ignitewaterloo #
  • Happiness is a personal choice: the only person who will always be there with you is yourself, so learn to like youself! #ignitewaterloo #
  • My friend @shell_man totally rocked her talk on art and social! So happy I was here to see it! #
  • About to get back on shakey little non-plane on insufficient sleep an then go straight to work. Nothing about this excites me! Zzzzz! #
  • Takeoff! #
  • Can you try to disconnect for a bit today? Breaking the Email Addiction http://bit.ly/9R42bJ via @addthis @mypromotion #
  • Don Norman on the myth of design thinking – http://bit.ly/9bB9q3 /via @tseelig @stanforddschool #
  • What value do you place on your time? Delegating to make more progress on the things that matter most to you – http://bit.ly/9VMZ67 #
  • Love this – treating your mind as you would a private garden, choose carefully what you allow to grow – http://dld.bz/k64T #
  • What are you doing next Friday July 16? We're giving out our 2nd award for @awesomeottawa – 1830h @thecodefactory! Registration up soon! #
  • Awesomely nerdy videogame themed marching band! http://j.mp/aPvGTb /via @eric_andersen @CalBand #
  • Arrrggghhh windows crash crash crash cash crash. Work gone. File corrupted. Nooooooooooooooooooooo! #
  • On days like today I need a tea IV. Or tea injections that I can shoot up on. Cup #5 what will I do when the cafeteria shuts?!? #
  • Great advice from @sachac: "Unlike regexes, life permits fuzzy matches, so don't let little things faze you." #
  • To be a good friend, you have to give of yourself, but not so much that you lose yourself – http://bit.ly/9VJd0W /via @mypromotion #
  • Having a girly sleepover with @zmagg! We're watching sex and the city! Carrie is annoying me already though. #
  • Insightful, change your perspective on failure: Winning is nice, but losing is learning http://j.mp/b2JscK /via @jliyi #
  • On public speaking – finding your own personality as a speaker – http://is.gd/dcbV1 /via @snookca #
  • Steve Jobs @ Stanford – "Sometimes life will hit you in the head with a brick. Don't lose faith." http://dld.bz/ktEJ /via @mwbuckingham #
  • Gah! No! Blue screen of DEATH!!!!! #
  • Hilarious – the 24 types of libertarians – http://is.gd/dbBBN /via @zmagg @kacyf #
  • Love this – "Science isn't useful and never will be": http://dld.bz/knYG /via @standupmaths @TimHarford #
  • Yes it's real; I'm not dreaming. Are you? #
  • 12 compscis go out for dinner. What is the appropriate algorithm for choosing a mix of dishes? #
  • We only have 11 chopsticks. Can we solve this problem in O(n) time? #
  • My roomba is in pieces. Oh little robot. Drunken surgery. Not the best idea? #
  • I knew the corked wine was malcolm's fault. I knew it! #
  • OMG this is not like me. I think I'm still inebriated. What did I do last night?!? #
  • OMG this is so incredibly hilarious! Tormenting the school chaplain – http://27bslash6.com/easter.html #
  • Facebook being sued by Germany over (what else?) privacy concerns – http://bit.ly/aO2CIP #
  • Anyone know how to stop wordpress from sending out old (imported) posts when you edit them? #themechangenightmare #
  • Fascinating – concept of payment in time. Interesting stuff on @google's timesaving – http://j.mp/brct8H /via @michaelzimmer @eric_andersen #

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