Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-09-05

  • My mother is complaining about the quality of my technical support. Apparently my father and sister and her boyfriend do it better. Tragic! #
  • Not sure what I think about this -Too Few Women In Tech? Stop Blaming The Men – http://tcrn.ch/doyFkE #
  • OK I'm going to submit a talk for the next Ignite Ottawa. Either @awesomeottawa or Why Programmer Have To Lie To Get Dates – whaddaya think? #
  • Things college students should know before they graduate – so true! http://om.ly/sVNY /by @GuyKawasaki /via @tseelig #
  • Damn, why wasn't the moon on my list of location preferences? Old but hilarious and AWESOME – http://www.google.com/jobs/lunar_job.html #
  • A lesson in fearlessness with Eileen Gittins, successful female entrepreneur – http://dld.bz/tzC7 #
  • Datamining the heart – interesting article about research using online dating datasets – http://dld.bz/tzEd /via @petewarden #
  • Gah haven't heard if I got a TA yet and I'm anxious that I haven't. Stupid TA union destroys meritocracy 🙁 #
  • Why "if you're single, you (or someone you know) should learn a little bit about photography" – http://dld.bz/tzKQ #
  • http://compsciwoman.com launches Wednesday. Theme is "How did you get into compsci?" – do you have a story to share? #
  • An incredible 2/3 email accounts under control. What has come over me?!? Guilt from leaving 32 unread when I left IBM? http://bit.ly/afm3R8 #
  • Politeness enforcement tactics – rather passive aggressive, and terribly, terribly, British! http://dld.bz/tAmm #
  • An Open Letter to Students on the Danger of Seeing School as a Trial to Survive – http://dld.bz/tA5C #
  • As I'm TAless I'm contemplating moving for nov 1st and spending dec in india doing yoga and looking for inner peace. Need moving advice! #
  • Basically I'm looking for an apt in downtown Kitchener (assuming there is such a thing?) with a washing machine near a gym for nov 1. Help! #
  • Found apt. Woman says, "don't rent apartments without showing them", I say "what if I rented an apt sight-unseen before and it was fine?" #
  • This is one bedroom, so no crazy catholic philosophy students. Have given notice on Ottawa apt. Will be homeless if she doesn't email soon!! #
  • Yes I am a little melodramatic… but think moving Nov 1st better and I can go looking for inner peace. Again. Hopefully find it this time. #
  • Interesting post from @bencasnocha – The Origins of "Think Different", story of an inspiring teacher – http://dld.bz/tGsw #
  • Trying to list everywhere I've lived for the last 7 years. It's really hard. And it's all on a piece of paper in my apartment… in Ottawa. #
  • Depressing phone call with bank. Essentially they will suck less if I move my investment account to them. Think I'll pass! #
  • Oh this is the way to deal with call centres – hilarious – http://27bslash6.com/AGL.html #
  • Excellent, eventually California will just replace children with robots, which will surely make less noise on planes http://bit.ly/cBceon #
  • "the way an educator describes an activity might have a powerful influence on how well students do on it" – http://dld.bz/tGzF #
  • Simple politeness is a great motivator – great leaders say "thank you" – http://dld.bz/tG3d /via @tseelig /by @work_matters #
  • Oh dear, someone else got the apt I wanted. I think I'm going to be homeless. I guess that will encourage me to declutter. #
  • Fascinating – The Mindfulness Chronicles, On “the psychology of possibility” – http://bit.ly/9LnU4f /via @jhagel @tseelig #
  • Have found where I want to live – I really, really want one of these – http://bit.ly/6M6pd3 – can't find where you buy them though :'( #
  • Tony Blair's memoirs are the only thing I would pirate: I wanted to read the vitriol RE the worst PM in living memory, but he's had enough £ #
  • Also, how he abandoned what little reason he had and embraced the patron saint of child abuse. We can learn from such mistakes. #
  • Awesome! Van Gogh's Starry Night made from #Lego http://j.mp/dA0dNq /via @eric_andersen #
  • The lady vanishes: Invisible Wife Syndrome – http://bit.ly/9qVtaL #
  • "Realize that "resource allocation" is the last bastion of Soviet-style central planning." – 50 ways to more innovation – http://j.mp/bp3hZF #
  • Awesome talk by John Cleese on creativity, we don't know where we get our ideas from but it's not from our laptops! http://dld.bz/tGGY #
  • Awesome – "You will never be successful until I don't give you a dime to do what you do" – http://dld.bz/tGPw /via @tseelig @tristanwalker #
  • Oh this is hilarious and ridiculous and generally completely bonkers – http://failblog.org/2010/09/02/epic-fail-photos-exercise-fail/ #
  • Weird, guy just came to door and said: "Hi, I'm fishman. Do you want to see what we do?" #
  • So cool! I want to live in a tree house like this – http://www.worldchanging.com/archives/004152.html /via @kevinbhookun #
  • The Seven Secrets of Successful Data Scientists – http://bit.ly/cBPcB3 /by @dataspora /via @hmason @dpatil #
  • Arrgh having nightmare with background check. It's not that I've done anything, more that I've lived a blameless life in so many places! 🙁 #
  • Love this! IBM Art of Data – http://dld.bz/tHcu /via @jeffparks @weenerdawg /cc @sachac @eric_andersen #
  • Don't judge me, but really, really enjoyed Brüno. Hilarious, and so very very wrong! Those parents! And the priest! #

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