Twitter Digest: 2012-10-22

  • Tad academic-y, but interesting scholarship: Why Oil-Rich States are So Violent – ->
  • Apropos of nothing in particular, quoting Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on global finance is like quoting Donald Trump on Shia Islam. ->
  • You may think it's a long way down the road to the chemist, but that's just peanuts to space – /v @trieut ->
  • [Graphic] How Hobbits overran Middle-Earth and ruined the place – ->
  • Seriously lit-geeky, and more than a little ironic, but … I dig that Paris Review newly has an app – ->

Twitter Digest: 2012-10-21

  • The National Weather Service is such a tease …. ->
  • Was just interviewed live on @BBCr4today. Probably shouldn't have had that last glass of wine. I kid, I kid! ->
  • For Whom The Bell Tolls? It Tolls For TV… (via @Pocket) – ->
  • Weird mix of the decades-old and the now: An inside look at the Financial Times – ->

Twitter Digest: 2012-10-20

  • All the best commercials are autobiographical: Passat ad with dude doing in-car drum solo to Rush – ->
  • Preceding story from Barron's should be from the Now-You-Tell-Me file. So late. ->
  • [Barron's] Bye-Bye, PCs: As the PC era wanes, Dell and HP will fade from view – ->
  • Shuttling simultaneous kids' soccer matches at three different fields: Why yes, it's Saturday. ->
  • Sad day. RT @mathewi: Missing a friend right now #remembermocc @ St. John's Catholic Church ->

Twitter Digest: 2012-10-19

Twitter Digest: 2012-10-18

  • The distribution of ideology in the U.S. House ->
  • Nice way to spend in-air breakfast: Air Canada flight finds stranded Australian yacht ->
  • The Onion does a TED-ish talk … Compost-Fueled Cars: Wouldn't That Be Great? – ->
  • Freeman Dyson's review of "Why Does the World Exist?" has amusing story of Dyson's encounter with Ludwig Wittgenstein. ->
  • There Are 250,000 Active Patents That Impact Smartphones; Representing One In Six Active Patents Today ->

Twitter Digest: 2012-10-13

Twitter Digest: 2012-10-11

  • Good sleuthing by Henry: What Happened With Jobless Claims – ->
  • Boulder CO has highest % in U.S. working from home /v @briantimoney ->
  • Ahem. RT @EddyElfenbein: Robert Kiyosaki, the author of the “Rich Dad, Poor Dad” series of books, is now bankrupt. ->
  • Offspring to me: Where is the dragon? Me: What, what dragon? Offspring: The dragon that you drop. Me: Dragon drop? Oooooh. ->
  • Given that there Blue Angel jets pivoting, like, 100 yards over my head, I'm going to assume the Miramar Air Show is this weekend. ->

Twitter Digest: 2012-10-10

  • First chair of season on Mammoth only 24 sleeps away. Just FYI. ->
  • Turkey Escalates Confrontation with Syria, Forcing Syrian Plane to Land ->
  • Fascinating: The Global Arbitrage of Online Work ->
  • Mobile Shopify, anyone? "Small companies seek to push sales and marketing with their own apps" ->
  • Realizing that the thought of air travel gives you hives is intensely liberating. ->
  • My early (early) morning @BloombergTV spot today on Facebook and the SEC – ->

Twitter Digest: 2012-10-09

  • Bloomberg: Facebook Fought SEC to Keep Mobile Risks Hidden Before IPO Crash ->
  • Am on @BloombergTV tomorrow at, like 6:30am pst, talking about seasonal ski offerings. Wait, Facebook? ->
  • Sherpas Cinema does a clip on Selkirk Wilderness Skiing? Must not watch. Must not. Watch. Oh crap. ->
  • The disappearances on Mount Marathon, Alaska, race in 2012. What happened? ->
  • Wonderful: NASA's 5 Favorite Photos of Extreme Weather – ->

Twitter Digest: 2012-10-08