Twitter Digest: 2012-11-06

  • Okay, timer on Paul's Election 2012 News Blackout starts now, 2:30pst. Will report back how I do — unless I end up going full Hiroo Onoda. ->
  • My theory: I can go longer without knowing elec winner now than 20 yrs ago. My world less oral & more electronic — can just turn things off ->
  • Gonna see how long I can go without finding out who wins US election, assuming there is a winner. It's my anti-news test. ->
  • Seth's Blog: The curious imperative ->
  • William Baumol: The Case for Calm Over Rising Health Costs ->
  • Unanticipated effects: Quantitative easing has hit Japan hard: #FT ->
  • Armstrong's Fraud Paralleled EPO-makers' Feud ->

Twitter Digest: 2012-11-03

  • Tech wreck of 2012: Best predictor of being a tech stock near all-time low? You went public in 2011/12 ->
  • Some good musings from @ritholtz: The Price of Paying Attention ->
  • I hate the end of Daylight Savings Time. Hate, hate, hate, hate it. That is all. ->
  • Trying to remember last time I saw a movie in a theater. Reasonably sure getting close to five years. Do I win? ->

Twitter Digest: 2012-11-02

  • Disfluency (like difficult-to-read fonts) disrupts confirmation bias & reduces disagreement – ->
  • Some people will try anything in match play: Shark falls from sky onto Calif. golf course – ->
  • WSJ: Wildlife populations in U.S. have seen huge resurgence, but the animals are newly our neighbors. ->
  • For John Maynard Keynes, the whole "economics" thing was a sideline – ->
  • The Underground Economy: New York's absolute dependence on hidden infrastructure – ->
  • But that's because he dives: Liverpool's Brendan Rodgers says Luis Suarez is scapegoat for diving – ->

Twitter Digest: 2012-10-31

  • Why did Hurricane Sandy take such an unusual track into New Jersey? | ->
  • Leads to 2x declared: Estimating Columbia cocaine production using reported seizures of laboratories – ->
  • Messing with Any.DO (@anydo) as my new task list manager in Chrome/Gmail/iPhone. So far, I like it. ->
  • Completely scrambled Economist article on Canadian bilingualism buries lede, that French is falling – ->

Twitter Digest: 2012-10-29

Twitter Digest: 2012-10-28

  • After a bazillion hours of tryouts, etc., two elated kids here made all-star soccer teams. Much knee sliding and happy dances. ->
  • NYT has put up a "Sandy"-cam on top on top of its NYC offices – /v @kathrynschulz ->
  • I retract entirely and without reservation my prior comment about Chelsea/ManU lacking drama or seeming anticlimactic. ->
  • The most spectacular mutation in recent human history: How milk tolerance helped Western civilization ->
  • LG 84-Inch 4K 3D TV – ->

Twitter Digest: 2012-10-27

Twitter Digest: 2012-10-26

Twitter Digest: 2012-10-25

  • Talks@Google: Scott Wiener | "A Pizza Lover's Guide to NYC" – ->
  • Software code in Aramco cyber-attack suggests lone perpetrator: Disgruntled employee & USB stick – ->
  • Okay, will shut up now about AAPL. Apologies for so much Brownian motion. ->
  • AAPL down a mere 2% in resumed trading. ->
  • In the spirit of full disclosure, I"m still short Apple, so biased, mean, etc. ->
  • Bloomberg reporting Apple to resume trading in 10 minutes, at 4:50pm EST. That should be amusing. ->
  • Apple sees 1Q EPS of $11.75 vs $15.49 consensus. Oh. My. /via @BloombergNews ->
  • Given Apple's cloud incompetence, tempting to sniff: Apple’s Online Radio Service to Challenge Pandora in 2013 ->

Twitter Digest: 2012-10-24