Twitter Digest: 2011-12-15

  • When most people call a learning curve steep they mean it's shallow. Why is that metaphor so mixed up? #
  • My issue with the otherwise v good Tweetbot is the orifice-centric icon. Gives me the willies. #
  • .@Ian_Wilson_ My sense with learning curves is people are tacitly mixing physical and mathematical models. #
  • The Worst Hockey Game Ever #
  • Fun meetings/drinks/etc yest in San Francisco. Good seeing @dickc, @nickbilton, @medriscoll, @dens, @chrisfralic, etc. #
  • Mirror-world fun how the rise of digital, HD, etc. has created booming business in scratch, glitch, hair insertion filters for video. #
  • La Jolla has more hairstyling &/or plastic surgery startups/yr than any place on earth. #
  • I'm in. RT @EvolveTom: @pkedrosky I demand the ability to crowdsource funding for my next nose job. #
  • Note to reporters: Calling for comments & ignoring me saying that your story is wrong isn't reporting. It's short-story writing. #
  • Trying to close two investments in last week before Christmas was always going to be a bad idea that made me realy grouchy. #
  • .@daytrend I'll name names if article comes out as framed to me. #
  • So there I was, last Monday, thinking … If only FIO were a little cheaper, I'd buy some. I have power. #
  • Butch Cassidy: [to Sundance] Kid, the next time I say, "Let's go someplace like Bolivia," let's GO someplace like Bolivia. #
  • QotD: Amazon is blithely using its rivals’ property as a storefront – /by @johngapper #
  • The fall of Microsoft's Andy Lees: inside the Windows Phone power shift /via @paidContent #
  • By my calculations semicolons are going to take out colons sometime in 2012. Death to colons. – #
  • What is going on over at Google+ that I'm newly adding 6,000-16,000 followers a day? #
  • + RT @sorenmacbeth: @pkedrosky So your saying you're nonplussed about the goings on at google plus? #
  • Good follow-up. RT @Revkin: Methane Time Bomb in Arctic Seas? Apocalypse Not: #
  • So, you're thinking to yourself, "Self, I want to see what it's like to do a 90-foot drop on a kayak". #
  • Back off Kyle Bass & you financial weenies: GnR's Duff McKagan's in the BBC Hardtalk house – /via @joehas #
  • Dear spammers at Smith Publicity: You keep using that word "Unsubscribe". I don't think it means what you think it means. #
  • "Listen we'd love to stand around and chat, but we gotta sit down in the lobby and wait for the limo". #
  • Das: School for economists – #
  • .@cameronherald at TEDx: Let's raise kids to be entrepreneurs – #
  • Snow drought in west; balmy east – RT @aeroculus: Warm temps in Northeast thwart resorts' snowmaking: #
  • Latest investment round values online survey co @SurveyMonkey at $1b – /via @jason #
  • Shafer: Are you reading the best magazine in America? #
  • Simply sublime GoPro HD footage shooting Pipeline barrels. Full-screen bliss, baby. #
  • I can now die happy. RT @errolmorris: Thank you, Elizabeth McCracken and Paul Kedrosky. (Isn't Twitter wonderful?) #
  • Evidence of market manipulation in the financial crisis #
  • .@georgevhulme I know. I was as taken aback as you were. I mean, it's enough we had a crisis — but market manipulation too :-( #
  • I need to start posting more often with whatever the emoticon is for irony. #
  • Apple and Google mobile grew in 2011, all others shrank – #

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