Twitter Digest: 2011-11-08

  • Word of the day: "ring rage", that feeling you get when your phone rings from someone actually calling you. http://t.co/IWNGQFVp #
  • What Stewart Brand Is Reading and Watching – http://t.co/b4mzowts #
  • Lengthy Paris Review interview of author William Gibson (@greatdismal) – http://t.co/thsLjlEb #
  • "… economics becomes more discursively powerful the greater its incapacity to inform us on … existing capitalism." http://t.co/e4Qya6RO #
  • i dread the thought of reading Gladwell's piece on Steve Jobs in NY-er. The former's compulsive contrarianism exhausts me. #
  • Papers from the near future: On the irresistibility of used bubble wrap #
  • Love my youngest's mondegreen for "contact lenses" — he calls them "constant glasses". #
  • Note to Malcolm Gladwell: Great tweaking _is_ invention (cf., William Shawn) #
  • I know zero about football, but this is interesting: The Footage the NFL Won't Show You http://t.co/mwMdqjPR #
  • Incredible. RT @izakaminska: Amazing colour photos of Warsaw from 1947 (showing war damage) http://t.co/bahRcqcd #
  • Does Moore's Law apply to solar cells? – http://t.co/bDg8g6Jo /via @nytimeskrugman #
  • From opening tick today to current price, Groupon has tumbled almost 10%. #
  • Echoing @TimHarford, nice to see Freakonomics getting abused for increasingly dumb arguments. http://t.co/KdAU6fBd #
  • While I hate patent trolls too, a Google lawyer whinging about mobile IP theft rankles – http://t.co/Nu0sv7cI #
  • Technology Is Finally Affecting Furniture Design – http://t.co/WvGXnAlj #
  • Recreationally checked availability on a GRPN short today. Nope. #
  • The US smartphone landscape http://t.co/nvuszH1o #
  • Pettis: Germany, not China, must bail out Europe – http://t.co/awHDEXoi #
  • Ultra distance trail-running is so taxing many competitors skip events. Meet its top athlete. http://t.co/P7AgZ7F3 #
  • Hey, back off Argentina. We're busy right right now with Italy. http://t.co/nYMop3KN #
  • Tracking the skyrocketing post-flood prices of hard-disk drives – http://t.co/40lAvMcn #
  • Russia warns against Israeli air strike on Iran – http://t.co/TBoXK9ln #
  • Worst airports in North America in October 2011, by on-time performance – /via @flightstats http://t.co/8Fbj3HSF #
  • Anyone ever done the Cactus to Cloud hike up Mt San Jacinto? Unreasonable to solo it in 3-4 hours? #
  • Tip to hotel owners w/wide: Never make your hotel name sound like Don Pardo. #
  • What a day: Paul Krugman warns of alien invasion (http://t.co/UIIH6Cpp), & White House says we're okay (http://t.co/THduHidJ). #
  • Missed this: California turfs senior oil permitting official – http://t.co/BW3DupvR #
  • In other news, Hummer to roll out bigger SUV. RT @BloombergNews: EU to roll out bigger rescue fund | http://t.co/GWwgOsPY #
  • Video: Stormchaser's car flips during tornado today near Tipton, OK http://t.co/V3k4o7h1 #
  • Taleb in NYT: End Bonuses for Bankers – http://t.co/VuTDVwdA /via @MarkThoma #

Powered by Twitter Tools

Related posts:

  1. Twitter Digest: 2011-09-11
  2. Twitter Digest: 2011-08-16
  3. Twitter Digest: 2011-10-15
  4. Twitter Digest: 2011-08-10
  5. Twitter Digest: 2011-07-15

Comments

  1. Nick W says:

    Awesome – I learned a new word! "Mondegreen" – wiki examples of which include both Family Guy and the Two Ronnies. Epic.