Twitter Digest: 2011-11-27

  • Streaming NASA Curiosity launch to TV over AirPlay from iPad playing NASA TV. Some days 2011 doesn't suck. T-14 mins. #
  • Gorgeous launch of NASA Curiosity just now. Never fails to amaze. #
  • QotD: "If fast food is at a low ebb, what chance do the rest of us have?" #
  • Guardian: Books of the year 2011 #
  • RT @DRossingh: Federer: “I don't know how I do it, 100 finals and I am still walking normally.'' #finalshowdown #
  • Here is @brianstorms on the stages of Books of 2011 grief #
  • I really didn't want to read this, but I did: What Really Happened to Strauss-Kahn? #
  • Gillian Tett: Why doesn't America like science? #
  • In others Mars news: Medvedev suggests prosecution over Russia's space failure #
  • Today in Handy German Words About Debt: schuldenbremse — roughly, a "debt brake". #
  • RT @arhomberg: @pkedrosky but "Bremse" is also what Germans call a Clegg's fly, an insect with a particularly nasty bite #
  • Rich ironies in hearing Arcade Fire over exurban SoCal CPK in-store sound system. #
  • Saw new Muppets movie today with the offspring. It was fine, but seeing this medium become so meta is a reminder of its bankruptcy. #
  • Canada's JP Auclair doing some outrageous street skiing somewhere in BC - /via @bryce #
  • Federer vs Tsonga tomorrow should be super final at ATP London. Tsonga has become a beast, and Federer is on a career roll. #
  • Excellent — more meetings: Euro Zone Weighs Plan to Speed Fiscal Integration – #
  • British embassies in eurozone have been told to create plans to extricate ex-pats in post-euro riots – /via @stecyk #
  • Epic, thoughtful post from @om: Ten years of tech blogging – /tip @techmeme #
  • That or curling. RT @om: @pkedrosky lesson is that never sit with you and @mathewi for a drink. shit happens after that. #

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  1. unfavorable odds says:

    Ironic that in the same post, you have a link to the NASA Curiosity launch and yet you also have the link-bait headline "Why America doesn't like science?"

  2. contrariansmind says:

    Hi Paul – What happened to your original and remarkable content?

    • Paul Kedrosky says:

      Thanks. Time has gotten tight, and I'm working on a book project, among other things. Not dead yet tho.

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