Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-08-01

  • How do we balance technical v. non technical for a mixed audience? http://dld.bz/n749 #
  • Just pitched to head of IBM Canada and GM of IBM cognos – two most senior execs in Canada. WOW!!!!! #
  • Seems distant friends have a more awesome life? They probably don't. Feel-Bad Effect from Not-So-Close Facebook Friends – http://dld.bz/n74M #
  • I like this – can we apply some of these concepts to teaching programming? Math is not linear – http://j.mp/ac7T72 /via @eric_andersen #
  • Christian just yelled abuse at me on rideau. To be fair, I did point out no rational basis for his belief system. What would Jesus do? #
  • Teammate: I had a talk with god and he was happy because earth was doing fine. And I was happy because EB was doing fine. #
  • Need to be creative today? Try taking a walk – http://dld.bz/n78H #
  • How the internet is enabling intimacy – http://dld.bz/n7AR /via @padday #
  • Rocked our pitch to IBM global business services!!! #
  • How do I speak clearly but with excitement when I'm presenting? More great advice from the eloquent woman – http://dld.bz/nQ4r #
  • Really angsty and stressy this evening. Bunking off being productive and watching the september issue didn't help, Anna Wintour is scary! #
  • Like this, is how I work too – "Following everyone = Following no one" http://j.mp/b68veJ /by @lisabarone. /via @eric_andersen #
  • Future blue day today! Should be good. #
  • Loving this – life philosophy from director of java? Get Shit Done. Awesome! #
  • Neat video on the state of the internet – love the new social media timeline at the end – http://j.mp/aVvAIY /via @http://j.mp/aVvAIY #
  • Two truths and a lie. Mine, trained in martial arts with shaolin monk, qualified ski instructor, had a conversation with a geisha. #
  • Why we need to share what we learn – you can't take it with you! http://dld.bz/nQEv /cc @sachac /via @tseelig /by @sgblank #
  • Important information if you fear the destruction of humanity by robots – http://bit.ly/coTrx9 /via @jliyi @seanjtaylor @pkedrosky #
  • Looks like I'm going to be on the radio talking about @awesomeottawa again! Exciting and, well, awesome!!!!! #
  • Fascinating post from Cal Newport: From CEOs to Opera Singers – How to Harness the “Superstar Effect” – http://dld.bz/pgMc #
  • How do you fix a team? http://dld.bz/pgK9 #
  • Gaaah overslept horribly running out of clothes for all this pitch pitch pitch pitching!!!!! #
  • In a fit of genius I have teamed mbts with black linin suit. Pants so long and feet so small hopefully noone will notice. Shhh!!! #
  • Want a map of your Twitter followers? http://dld.bz/nQHH /by @petewarden #
  • Teammate: Cate you're an awesome kickboxer and coder and you're really funny and have a great website but DO NOT MEDDLE IN RELATIONSHIPS. #
  • In defence of powerpoint – "When you step up to the microphone, you are responsible for everything you present." – http://dld.bz/nQMA #
  • APOD: Happiness and dancing transcend political boundaries and occur in practically every human society – http://bit.ly/c8DE8v /via @bengl #
  • Putting together care package for a friend. And by that I mean, buying stuff at clinique. #
  • Why do we persist at relationships despite repeated failure? Approaching any other activity like this would be seem insane. #
  • Having nervous breakdown about cancelled meeting and awful awful poster. Gaaaaahhhhhh!!!!! #
  • Have you signed up for Open Source Technology showcase? Here's why students should – http://bit.ly/dfREKR #
  • Tune into Around The Block on CHUO between 12 and 1 to hear me talking about @AwesomeOttawa! http://www.chuo.fm/en/home #
  • WSJ: Five Mistakes Online Job Hunters Make http://on.wsj.com/aD8CAQ RT @markwschaefer @mypromotion #
  • Feeling pretty discouraged today 🙁 gaaaahhh! At least it's a long weekend. And I will see my favorite @douglasgresham tomorrow! #
  • The top idea in your mind – what are you giving headspace to? http://dld.bz/nQWJ /via @jliyi @korolova #
  • Love this! Bicycle that transforms into shopping cart – http://j.mp/dmSOkK /via @juliacantor @eric_andersen #
  • Adore this – Don't Unplug Me (A Robot Love Story) – http://youtu.be/ck-z4-B8_5k /via @dlitz #
  • My trainer bought me tea!!!!! She is the cutest 🙂 #
  • Buying books – 1. What Should I Do With My Life? 2. Algorithm Design Manual. If 1 doesn't help, perhaps 2 will suggest algorithmic solution. #
  • Yay, have spent a happy afternoon coding a scatterplot in processing and learning how hard it is to calculate day diffs in Java! #geek #

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