Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-09-26

  • Insane, I could rent a 3 bedroom house. But I don't want to be the kind of person who lives in a 3 bedroom house, so sticking with the loft! #
  • Started "The No Asshole Rule" yesterday, finished it today. Awesome book – assholes and non-assholes alike should read it! #
  • Awesome holograms created using the ipad! http://dld.bz/wrHk /via @stephenfry #
  • Interesting – @HarvardResearch study finds more distractible people may be more creative! http://j.mp/a07d2o /via @eric_andersen #
  • "Don't know if sharing button on right worked so to make sure you get it I'm also sending via the sharing button on left" #usability #fail #
  • Detecting frustration with search in realtime – awesome! http://dld.bz/wrgx /via @google @googleresearch #
  • Discovered that the noise that had been freaking me out was my satnav alerting me to schools and "places of worship". Why would I care? #
  • In other news, KW has a LOT of churches. Seems strange for a tech city, I thought it would be more #atheist here. #
  • This is completely awesome and ridiculous! New video from @OKGOhttp://j.mp/btBNGD /via @ratpack @eric_andersen #
  • Awesome award recognizing volunteering – Do you know a champion of change? Nominate them for the CBC – http://fb.me/FX4l4a9S /via @cuwise #
  • Cool! RT @neatorama: Allow me to introduce you to the upside down world map: http://bit.ly/93iYW3 #
  • Twitterverse! I'm having a Pre-Leaving BBQ on Saturday – are you coming? #
  • Stunning long exposure photographs – http://j.mp/dgiTri /via @mathewi @eric_andersen #
  • I adore this guy's work – so beautiful and charming – http://dld.bz/w4Ag #
  • The 12 people you'll meet on Twitter – some exceptionally tedious types missing -http://j.mp/dzASJf /via @curiousmitch @eric_andersen #
  • Love this! So cool! Tiny works of art… carved on the tip of a pencil http://bit.ly/dyiccE /via @NLC_Molly #
  • Just a reminder – pre-leaving BBQ at my place on Saturday. Come! DM me for address! 🙂 #
  • Awesome Post-It Note art – http://j.mp/coJAsi /via @jackschofield @eric_andersen #
  • "The first step to being amazing is to realize that you aren't" – http://j.mp/9zKHEh /by @armano /via @steverubel eric_andersen #
  • Starting the long drive back to Ottawa. Met so many #kwawesome people I'm really excited to move here! #
  • Crikey! Spray on clothing, and it's washable too – http://bit.ly/cxxwze /via @projectsugru #
  • We knew it, but now studies show – falling in love costs you friends – http://dld.bz/wrqR /via @padday #
  • Grr blog I *love* has started doing snippets with ads. Hate it! Takes so much longer to read. Anything less awesome and I would unsubscribe. #
  • The best thing about my new loft in KW is that with some very precise calculations of traffic lights I think I can commute by toboggan. #
  • Just in the winter, I will have to find some other plan for summer. Unless – Headline: British girl dies in toboggan-car pile up. #
  • Advice for graduate students – how to write less badly – http://dld.bz/wuFS #
  • Loving @jewelia's #foocamp #ignite talk – "Are you as cool as you seem on Facebook?" http://oreil.ly/aDqFhB #
  • Depressing – students rank the gvt as top employer!?!? Can't think of anything more awful myself. http://bit.ly/cc6iXN /via @pinemud #
  • Self control is more important than IQ – http://dld.bz/wrye /via @tseelig #
  • I just ousted @krusk as the mayor of GoodLife Fitness on @foursquare! http://4sq.com/5hS32f #
  • I have 4 months left on a Goodlife membership at student rate if anyone is interested? #
  • I also have Goodlife training sessions, about 40 I think. #
  • Feeling the Pain of Rejection? Try Taking a Tylenol http://bit.ly/akaFq7 /via @sciam #
  • So today I hear FB will surpass Google, and now FB is down. The death of MJ messed things up on Google but nothing this bad. Google FTW! #
  • "Opinions of men simply tanked in a crisis." – Psychologists investigate the glass cliff – http://bnet.io/cajjh7 /via @EntryLevelRebel #
  • My life is chaotic right now, but I'm taking action where I can. By getting a haircut. It's a start! #
  • This is neat! Text analysis of your blog or website – http://urlai.com/url/catehuston.com-blog /via @douglasgresham #
  • There is no such thing as job security (there never really was) – http://tgam.ca/yZo /via @mypromotion @globeandmail #
  • This is why I archive my twitter feed to my blog – hey Twitter, give us our tweets – http://dld.bz/wXZZ #
  • Hilarious and depressing – I hate Facebook sooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo much… http://dld.bz/wYbd #
  • Yay! Ed Milliband crowned as labour leader, cementing impression as party of unions and not of reality. Die Labour DIE DIE DIE DIE DIE! #
  • Am going to extreme lengths to get full articles for the snippet RSS feed. Grr! And complaining on the fb group. When did I get such a geek? #
  • Am irrationally furious about this whole RSS snippet thing, and fixating on that rather than other, more useful things. Grr! #
  • OH: "I think the worst boyfriend I had was the one who thought he could move things with his mind" #
  • Friend: "this is not productive" Me: "is building relationships not productive?" ex-friend: "but you're leaving!" my now ex-friend is @dlitz #

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