Twitter Digest: 2012-11-21

  • Boom and bust: Which economies have seen the biggest annual rates of growth and contraction since 1980? – ->
  • Intelligence is perishable: The genetics of our fragile intellect – /cc @nntaleb ->
  • By my calculations, around the same time as the sun goes supernova the entire population of Earth will be converting date strings in Excel. ->
  • With 9 coaches in 8 years, being a Chelsea FC coach is like being an Alaskan crab fisherman, or a Spinal Tap drummer ->

Twitter Digest: 2012-11-19

  • Don Corleone: You come into my house on the day my daughter is to be married and you ask me to do murder – for money. ->
  • Interesting Google Consumer Survey on 2012 holidays, esp online vs offline – ->
  • Gorgeous: Cloud streets over the Hudson Bay : Image of the Day ->
  • Remarkable numbers: Intense wind and rainstorm slams Washington and Oregon – ->
  • A world where you could make more money this year owning Yahoo than Google is just … wrong – ->
  • Internal web server, cloud printing, and wireless access: I love how technologies like printing reach perfection & irrelevance at same time. ->

Twitter Digest: 2012-11-17

Twitter Digest: 2012-11-16

  • 5.6s: The Art of the Slow-Motion Soccer Goal ->
  • Pompitous – what the hell's "Pompitous" mean? /v @sawickipedia ->
  • Something I learned tonight: Steve Miller isn't really singing "the pompitous of love in his song "The Joker". I"m shattered. ->
  • Is there any legal way to see Stones docu "Crossfire Hurricane" without an HBO sub? ->

Twitter Digest: 2012-11-15

  • Chainsaws, ice and a thousand people: what could go wrong? #sgfus ->
  • Some quibbling with idea Neymar is best player in soccer. Fine, but Pele agrees Neymar is better than Messi. ->
  • Best player in soccer — Neymar — takes (arguably) worst penalty kick in recent pro soccer history - ->
  • California newly forecasting state operating budget surpluses beginning in 2014-15 – ->
  • Be it resolved: Zynga is the Mary Celeste ( ) of capital markets – … ->
  • Fedex's Smith: Feels strongly US will go over fiscal cliff. #sgfus ->

Twitter Digest: 2012-11-13

  • "Am I checked in?" and "Am I cake led?" lead to very different responses. #DamnYouAutoCorrect ->
  • Flying music… ♫ soundtracking "Feels Like We Only Go Backwards" by @tameimpala ->
  • Trouble with @uber to airport is makes everything after suck more than usual. Be better stacked as cord wood on flatbed to prepare for SWA. ->
  • Woke to a) a 630am flight, and b) more than 100 spam tweets in my @ replies. Genuinely wish I knew about neither. ->

Twitter Digest: 2012-11-11

  • Streaming music and its effect on super-fans vs average music listeners – ->
  • Too much equity & its discontents: At Martha Stewart Living, Martha May Be the Problem – ->
  • Evans-Pritchard: World cannot afford second Fiscal Cliff after Europe’s failed attempt – ->
  • Solid FT overview (closing iPhone silliness aside) of grid scale energy storage – ->
  • Best Songs of 2012: Fall Update | PMA ->
  • Thoughtful stuff: Innovation is a fight, and Apple is doomed ->
  • Just realized I have donated more than 800 paper books in 2012. My paperless society doth approach. ->

Twitter Digest: 2012-11-10

  • Fighting off the counterrevolution: U.S. politics in 2012 – ->
  • Before and After Superstorm Sandy: USGS pictures – ->
  • Interesting: How Spain's Zara Grew Into the World’s Largest Fashion Retailer – ->
  • I applaud the ongoing investigation into the "no visible means of support' tire swing on Lana Dey Rey's "Ride" cover. Where is the outrage? ->
  • When I see a headline from Quartz, I think, Remember Quartz? When did it get shut down? And then I realize I'm living in 2013 again. ->
  • Outrageous how many financial sites limit password lengths to <12, outlaw punctuation in passwords, etc. Such security deadbeats. ->

Twitter Digest: 2012-11-08

  • Yeesh, ZeroHedge now jumping on anti-Apple bandwagon: How Apple Became Japan – ->
  • Another pan for Win 8: Considering Windows 8 Upgrade? Don’t – ->
  • If the world worked as well as Excel forums where people solve one another's problems with free VBA routines, we'd all be in beach hammocks. ->
  • Why yes, that is curling data from the 1975 Macdonald Brier that I have open here in the spreadsheet. ->
  • Economies of scale run out at a certain point. The largest firms in America may be beyond it. ->

Twitter Digest: 2012-11-07

  • Monopoly Is theft: The antimonopolist history of the world’s most popular board game – ->
  • Lance Armstrong's Endgame: It's time to stop arguing about whether he doped & figure out what it means ->
  • Wish I'd said that. RT @eltejano: @pkedrosky Where the rubber meets the road? ->
  • Escape from LA, 2012: The Condoms – Porn producers threaten to flee LA over new condom rules – ->
  • Classic: Rare footage of the inimitable Edward Abbey found for new documentary "Wrenched" ->
  • Got to work in a "Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser" reference during a conversation tonight. My geek work here is done. ->