Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-08-28

  • This weather is terrifying! @douglasgresham and I are trying to get to Toronto airport. It's insane! http://t.co/8egb1Jt #
  • Nice selection of liquor, helps when your flight is over an hour late! (@ Maple Leaf Lounge – US Departures (YYZ)) http://t.co/q8c95Lk #
  • Flight supposedly departed one minute ago, and yet we are all still here. Don't mind delays, but terrible communication from air Canada. #
  • Flight delayed to 10pm now. Taking advantage of self-service bar in lounge. Oooh baileys, it's been too long… #
  • This trip still a better experience than California a couple of weeks ago… And the 2 hours in us customs queue. Glad I got an upgrade! #
  • Boarding plane! Was not sure this moment would come! #
  • Midnight NYC adventures with a stranger, learning how to bribe security guards. Complemented on reasonableness – for a woman – by cabbie. #
  • Strangely that I'd overheard him arrange an assignation with his lover made me feel safer. #
  • You're flight was the most delayed, so you should get a prize. Voila, my room has been upgraded. http://t.co/VAiYNW1 #
  • Bad apostrophe. Blame the 8 hours I spent at the airport. Zzzzzzzzzzzz!!!!! #
  • Oh, this image is charming, but makes a point – http://t.co/C1Iwxza /via @jliyi #
  • I am amused by @melle's latest picture that she did not take – http://t.co/9ur7tiZ #
  • Sometimes hilarious, sometimes horribly true – Einstein, Twain, and other Creatives on Schooling – http://t.co/tVqQvmV /via @lemire @jliyi #
  • Yes! 4 Reasons Why Passive Income is a Dangerous Fantasy – http://t.co/MU20ITm /via @jenny_blake #
  • Charming – reverse graffiti – http://t.co/nra4eh8 /via @melle @melissabernais #
  • Great TED talk – Alain de Botton, that someone has "lost" doesn't make them a "loser" – http://t.co/WzWyGgI /via @jliyi #
  • Last night someone asked me what my favorite editor is. I was about to say "I like xcode fine" but then I realized it was the emacs vim war. #
  • A list full of helpful reminders of lessons we may have learned the hard way – http://t.co/hwx6IIW /via @postsecret @davidcain #
  • Woah – awesome wearable technology dress from MSFT Research – http://t.co/s6a05lw /via @jliyi #
  • In need of inspiration? This is great – Lessons From Teddy Roosevelt On Going "All In" – http://t.co/kWi4aF9 / via @mypromotion #
  • Lovely coincidence that @corey_latislaw was in NYC at the same time as me! That's two friends from @ghc I hung out with today! #
  • Embrace vulnerability – the value of being able to say "I don't know." http://t.co/L4IANEu /via @tjeanpetro #
  • Some harsh but true criticisms here on women's responsibilities – http://t.co/stvjQJ4 /via @melissabernais @xoxSNP #
  • This video is awesome – Girls in a Tech World: Endless Possibilities of Computer Science – http://t.co/bDbtdg7 #
  • Soon we'll be announcing our finalists for @kwawesomefound on September 14. Have you put in your application? Time is running out! #
  • 5 Hard lessons – incl. You don't need to tell a jerk they are a jerk. Very true. http://t.co/wHMHe6O /via @terakristen @neicolec #
  • "The first step to paying off your technical debt is to stop creating it." – http://t.co/NO7bHsx /via @Kim_Moir @connolly_s @anderssv #
  • Leaving New York and I haven't shopped.. I must be ill. See you soon Ottawa! (@ LaGuardia Airport (LGA) w/ 85 others) http://t.co/aWXihm1 #
  • "Decades ago, a child chained a bicycle to a tree… The tree, unperturbed, grew around the bike." – http://t.co/OpWLEth /via @Sierra_Club #
  • Hiiiiiii Ottawa! (@ Ottawa MacDonald-Cartier International Airport (YOW) w/ 9 others) http://t.co/85nWFmC #
  • 5 mins late for the Richard Stallman talk at #SC2011 he's talking about the surveillance state. #
  • "Free software is the only known defense against malicious features" – would think zero switching cost is another defense. #SC2011 #
  • Now talking about the evils of software as a service. I feel in stallman's utopia, usability is horrific. #SC2011 #
  • Now saying that google docs is evil and basically spyware. Disclosure: that is what I work on now… #SC2011 #
  • Now talking about how the us gvt tried to take down Wikileaks, coercion and the precarious use of the Internet. #SC2011 #
  • Great to see more women this year at #SC2011 good to meet @Kim_Moir in person! #
  • Heading to genjii for sushi @6. Come! #
  • Really enjoying @shaver's talk at #SC2011 he's pretty hilarious 🙂 #
  • So good to hang out with @DLitz @AR_Eclipse @mekki @foobar3 @flying_squirrel @alex_mck @jcbatista at #SC2011 today. Glad I could make it! #

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