Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-10-03

  • Not the same without my favorite @zmagg! But best scrambled eggs mmm! (@ The Scone Witch) http://4sq.com/cL3O3n #
  • Liking this on software patents from @dtunkelang – "innovation tax rather than a catalyst for innovation" – http://bit.ly/9pblJV #
  • Late night phone call from my favorite @zmagg – pretty much the highlight of my day. When things are crazy – thankful for the people I love. #
  • Found this pretty mesmerizing – time lapse vid of game programmer at work! http://youtu.be/ZV-AFnCkRLY /via @loudandskittish #
  • I adore this, so charming – Tiny Cardboard Box People Appear All Over Singapore – http://bit.ly/9ne2Zw /via @48kweb #
  • Oops just smashed a glass. But I guess – one less thing to pack? Floor now covered in water and broken glass though! #
  • Writing a talk? Including quotes? Read this first from the Eloquent Woman – http://dld.bz/w6us #
  • Interesting story about the search for a business model – End of the Road for Xmarks – http://blog.xmarks.com/?p=1886 #
  • Wearing my @extremeblue sweater and heading to #ghc10 Awesome!!! (@ Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport (YOW) ✈) #
  • A beautiful story of a blind man's first week with an iPhone, inspiration for accessible design – http://bit.ly/9X2a2u /via @douglasgresham #
  • Arrrggghhh flight to Atlanta boarding in 20 mins!!!!! (@ Toronto Pearson International Airport CYYZ) http://4sq.com/90k9PK #
  • After running through the airport with no shoes and no belt… Made it!!! Atlanta here I come! #ghc10 #
  • My friend @digitizedchris is trying to meet people all over the world – digitally. Have a cup of coffee with him? http://dld.bz/xdpx #
  • I just unlocked the "Swarm" badge on @foursquare! http://4sq.com/cXQTda #
  • Machine translation has some way to go – "is vomited concealed in fold of goat-time lumber?" http://ur1.ca/1rfbi /via @terriko #
  • The career fair at #ghc10 is so awesome! But I've already accepted the awesomest job so it seems wrong to collect any swag! #
  • Most terrifying commute! http://technology.todaysbigthing.com/2010/09/15 /via @snookca #
  • A new level of doziness, even for me, didn't set alarm but actually changed time on clock. Cue a very late and very confused cate!! #
  • Excited for risk taking for success at #ghc10 – hoping to refine my strategy of risk taking for chaos and adventure. #
  • Depressingly, everyone thinks they and their language better than everyone one else('s) – http://i.imgur.com/G7WyP.gif /via @eric_andersen #
  • On taking for granted – "striving to maintain and improve relationships can sometimes defeat the object" – http://dld.bz/wVjh #
  • OH: "last week I had 7th and 8th graders proving to me that they exist. Some got frustrated and said they didn't care" #
  • I just ousted Charlene H. as the mayor of Grace Hopper Conference 2010 on @foursquare! http://4sq.com/bMzG2a #
  • So excited for another awesome day t #ghc10 !!!! (@ Grace Hopper Conference 2010 w/ 2 others) http://4sq.com/bMzG2a #
  • "in my work, in my life, in surrounded by men. You get tired of looking at then!" Duy-Loan Le #ghc10 #
  • "I can't control what people think of me, but I can control what I do" amazing amazing keynote at #ghc10 #
  • Cucumbers – the Chuck Norris of vegetables – http://bit.ly/aLtLCY /via @softqual @dgou #
  • I asked a question at the last session at #ghc10 and after someone came and found me to tell me she reads my blog! Made my day! Week! Year! #
  • Adorkable – a finite simple group (of order two) – http://dld.bz/wEND /via @terriko #
  • "the place where I see people stumble, people who otherwise should be extraordinarily successful, is in showing initiative" #ghc10 #
  • OCRI is looking for grad student and industry mentors – want to make an impact on the next generation of techies? http://dld.bz/xFpd #Ottawa #
  • Omg carol bartz is awesome: stand up for yourself, sometimes you need to be a biatch! #ghc10 #
  • "you don't have to be a CEO. It's not actually the greatest job in the world" – carol bartz #ghc10 #
  • Me too!! RT @terriko: This woman is my new hero. "You're going to be working for 50 years; don't feel you have to do everything in 5" #ghc10 #
  • Omg I can see Fran Allan! The awesomest! so excited! Loved her chapter in coders at work!!!!! #ghc10 #
  • Awesome! Allan Eustace from @google on stage at #ghc10 now! Completely star struck this evening!!! #
  • Woah and I can't park a smart car! Parallel Parking a Mini, in Japan: http://dld.bz/wESd /via @dgou /cc @douglasgresham #
  • Tyler Clementi – this is a horrifying and disturbing story, people can be so cruel #homophobia #itgetsbetter http://bit.ly/b1sU4D rt @kateho #
  • "Terminology is a big issue for seniors" – interesting stuff in compsci for social good at #ghc10 #
  • Current speaker has been teaching seniors to use facebook. Surprised that's a social good! But she makes a good case. #ghc10 #
  • Basically, call your parents or grandma or they'll track you down on facebook and find out what you've been up to! #ghc10 #
  • Proposal: homesick students should adopt a grandma and teach them how to use a computer and the Internet! #ghc10 #
  • Worry isn't work. Being stressed out isn't work. Work is the manifestation of value. http://bit.ly/bGroeT /via @mypromotion @davidzinger #
  • Love that the imposter panel is touching on the anti-mentor: "someone who breaks through the glass ceiling only to throw shards down" #ghc10 #
  • "you have to believe in yourself, because there will be people out there who won't believe in you" #ghc10 #
  • There is no perfect mother. There is no perfect employee – great panel on imposter syndrome at #ghc10 ! #
  • Breaking news from imposter panel at #ghc10 "There is no recognition fairy!" #
  • Fernanda Viegas at #ghc10 !! Sooooooooo excited!!!!! #
  • Wow such an amazing talk from fernanda viegas at #ghc10 completely starstruck by how awesome she is and how stunning her work is!!!!! #
  • Arrrrgggghhhhh Fernanda Viegas asked me if I wanted to do a 20% project with her!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! #
  • Incredible! Russia in color, a century ago – The Big Picture – Boston.com http://bit.ly/bhY7Hw via @feliciaday #
  • I've been denying it for the last two hours but I now must accept #ghc10 is over. Had the most amazing time and met such great people! #
  • I have a new definition of bliss. Back in my apartment in Ottawa, not leaving the city for two weeks. Mmmmm! #

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