Twitter Digest: 2011-11-28

  • Hey, @jaltucher gets BW profile: Meet Wall Street's keeper of the pain – #
  • Antibiotic-resistant infections spread through Europe (via @macroresilience) #
  • Towards Digitally Enabled Genomic Medicine: A 10-Year Detective Story of Quantifying My Body /via @jhagel #
  • Lest folks miss it with the academic-y headline, Larry Smarr's health self-investigation is remarkable – #
  • Map geeks unite: @briantimoney on the "golden age of cartography" – #
  • FT's picks for best books of 2011 – #
  • This Wednesday's strikes in London — airports, schools, etc — may be biggest since general strike of 1926 #
  • Cute reminiscence: CNBC's @herbgreenberg on his life in retail #
  • Northern
    lights likely visible Monday from Washington to northern New England – #
  • BBC: Brazil's battle (literally) to be ready for 2014 World Cup #
  • Neat SEC duck: Author of piece in popular tech blog is only "exploring raising a fund". Ooooh, I see. #
  • Tsonga/Federer final underway from ATP in London. The former's stevedore look vs Federer's scrawn makes it good this isn't bar fight. #
  • Charlie Rose interviews Seth Klarman – #
  • Simply magic rally just now in Tsonga/Federer. Classic Federer turning defense into offense. #
  • Absurdly warm in SoCal this almost-winter day: 23 C. Relatedly, distressingly poor start to West ski season, other than WA/BC. #
  • This list of magazines I "should" be reading rankles. #
  • .@rahulrg The list just seems over-obvious and confirmatory. #
  • Hey, there's time for more meetings! Munchau: The eurozone really has only days to avoid collapse – #
  • Fliers Must Turn Off Devices, but It’s Not Clear Why – #
  • Remarkable reading: Secret Fed Loans Gave Banks $13 Billion Undisclosed to Congress – #
  • .@zkiraly If you can't access the Munchau piece in FT, try this 0 #
  • There isn't nearly enough iPad and Starbucks gift card @-reply spam on Twitter. I can still almost read my stream. #
  • Wha? That'd be like juggling & solving Rubik's Cube at the same time. Been done? Oh, go ahead then. #
  • [Paper] Flavor network and the principles of food pairing #
  • Weird NYT headline — imagine the reverse — but … Zynga's Tough Culture Risks a Talent Drain – #

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  1. These Twitter Digests – one liners or headlines – really create more chaos than order – read the book "amusing ourselves to death" . I liked it when you expounded on a few things rather than this amalgamation of headlines…

  2. Carl Mercurio says:

    Actually, I like the Twitter feed.

    Re. Larry Smarr. Great stuff, esp. his sleep: 8.5 hours per night and avoid waking early. I have always needed a lot of sleep as well — and have a low heart rate and a metabolism that burns calories.