Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-05-15

  • Really like @jyhsu's post on gender in computing (and programming as a superpower!) http://dld.bz/Zhds #
  • Hanging out with high school girls telling them how awesome it is to be an engineer @google! (@ Conrad Grebel College) http://4sq.com/lwDxhD #
  • This is pretty cool – The first Zombie-Proof House: j.mp/kmVkFT /via @rands #
  • Hiding from inbox, thinking to write notes on paper to send later. Colleague points out I can scan notes to other people's email – GENIUS! #
  • If you're loving today's @google doodles, you can see all 16 at http://goo.gl/bufCi /via @marissamayer #
  • Some great tips on creating awesome slides for a great presentation – http://bit.ly/jlCqod /via @sidneyeve #
  • Puzzle event! (@ University of Waterloo) http://4sq.com/kky0wB #
  • Interesting article on creatives and eccentricity – http://bit.ly/l2Jlwx /via @the99percent @jeffreyftang @DyanaValentine #
  • HBR on peace time vs war time CEOs, which are you? http://dld.bz/ZeyH #
  • This is fascinating – visualizing the power of a single tweet – how the news of OBL spread on twitter – http://dld.bz/Ze9U #
  • This is pretty awesome – book xylophone – http://dld.bz/ZeBQ /via @MaryamAshoori #
  • First @kwawesomefound event is TONIGHT! I AM SO EXCITED! Who will leave with $1000? Come to the Little Bean at 7 and find out! #
  • Also, today's @google doodle is extremely awesome (and animated!). SWE on doodles might be the BEST job possible – http://www.google.com/ #
  • LOVE this on "learning" goals rather than "achieving" them, problem is not lack of willpower but lack of knowledge – http://onforb.es/mTqTmQ #
  • Progress on patent!! Maybe in 18 months to 2 years I'll be able to tell y'all what it's for πŸ˜€ #
  • This is hilarious – "I refuse to argue with my unborn child via Facebook" http://goo.gl/5dm1j /via @bl #
  • A google engineer on interviewing – some useful advice here I think – http://dld.bz/ZfbS #
  • Chasing out of memory errors is like whackamole. Not fun, frustrating, and no sense of achievement when you "win". Just curse own stupidity. #
  • Well that was officially AWESOME!!!!!!! Thanks to everyone who came out for @kwawesomefound !!!!!!!!!! Congrats to the secret gardener!!!! #
  • Struggling with procrastination? Great article about why we procrastinate, it's not 'cos we're lazy – http://dld.bz/ZfjS /via @jeffclark #
  • First GGD KW May 24th, @ruthm will be speaking @google are hosting! More info: http://goo.gl/sXuJ4 #
  • Could we redesign email to set better social norms? Interesting idea to reduce out-of-hours email – http://dld.bz/Zhdh #
  • Sheryl Sandberg is so awesome – http://goo.gl/gXLo8 #
  • This is seriously cool – marble run around the room – http://dld.bz/ZhfN /via @cuwise #
  • .@michael_nielsen came to @google today to talk about open science – was awesome, thanks! πŸ™‚ #
  • Excited to be here for the launch of canwit. Lots of great tech women in #kwawesome !! #
  • Charming – "The insides of things are beautiful. Let's see what they look like." http://wondermark.com/tink8/ /via @lccarson #
  • Love the 5% creativity challenge – can you build 2 hours a week of thinking in to the next 30 days? http://bit.ly/m0cvtB /via @anuraagc #
  • Long week? Hopefully this will pick you up – Life is a Marathon on Mission Amy KR (missamykr) – http://goo.gl/qNvJF #
  • Non-eng colleague and I discuss someone's weird behavior. "oh, they're an engineer". Me: "I'm an engineer". "yes but you shouldn't be!" #
  • Myself and @rjfioravanti are quoted in this post on @google waterloo – http://dld.bz/ZPDr #

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