Twitter Digest: 2012-09-13

  • How Bill Rasmussen Started ESPN ->
  • Why the iPhone 5 on Verizon and Sprint Won’t Juggle Calls and Data ->
  • Speaking of six year old girls' soccer, I'm also a huge fan of the inter-pass skipping. ->
  • Baffling that soccer for 6-year-old girls isn't televised. Combination of anarchy & flocking is crazy magic. ->

Twitter Digest: 2012-09-11

Twitter Digest: 2012-09-10

  • U.S. climate: "Most extreme January – August period on record" ->
  • Sold my remaining AAPL shares late last week and felt compelled to go short. Note this and heckle me later this week. ->
  • 10 Most Expensive Homes for Sale in U.S. — tops out at $125m ->
  • After A.I.G., What's Left for the Government to Sell? ->
  • Trying to find my preflight zen listening to some Nina Simone. Failing. ->
  • Flawed R&D incentive costs Canadian taxpayers billions ->
  • Everything's amazing, nothing's perfect: exploring the limits of consumer technology ->
  • Mark Cuban: We're Better Off Today Than We Were 4 Years Ago …Part 1 ->
  • Matt Ridley: The merits of dirtier lives ->

Twitter Digest: 2012-09-08

Twitter Digest: 2012-09-06

  • This compilation of Bond car chases mostly reminded me how few Bonds I've liked – ->
  • Good gig for someone(s): Postdoctoral appointments as Omidyar Fellows at Santa Fe Institute ->
  • Just because I know you want this, a good list of dimensionless numbers ->
  • .@jstogdill Reynolds number is my favorite dimensionless number starting with "R", better than "relative density" or "Rockwell scale". in reply to jstogdill ->
  • I can say with assurance that last time I read about Reynolds numbers was back in engineering school. Before tonight, that is. ->

Twitter Digest: 2012-09-05

  • Fun with Paul Ryan and Colorado 14-ers ->
  • When I go to NYC people make meetings in windowless offices; I go to Vancouver & a meeting is on hike to West Lion. I miss BC. ->
  • Was reminded today that former Canadian PM Pierre Trudeau climbed Bugaboo Spire with Hans Gmoser. #whattaguy ->
  • Intrade betting line on Obama winning in 2012 went wild tonight. Did something happen in the world? ->
  • Just finished & enjoyed "Slaying the Badger: Greg LeMond, Bernard Hinault, and the Greatest Tour de France" ->
  • One word for you people assiduously live-tweeting the Democratic Convention: Hashtags. I need something to block. ->
  • Federer v Berdych at US Open is superb match tonight. ->

Twitter Digest: 2012-09-03

  • How the Wachowskis a̶l̶m̶o̶s̶t̶ ̶d̶i̶d̶n̶'̶t̶ mak̶de Cloud Atlas ->
  • More on that Apple UDID breach, here and here ->
  • Just re-read Michael Lewis's "Big Short" while on cross-country flight. Depressingly wonderfully well done, even on re-read. ->
  • And yes, saw the Taz II story on @reddit. Quite the tale. ->
  • Simply absurd stage in today's Vuelta, with top riders suffering up the stage's closing 22% ramps like they were in melting pavement. ->
  • Remarkable story I had never heard before: Kaz II, the Ghost Yacht ->
  • Why Does Canada Have a Strategic Maple Syrup Reserve? ->

Twitter Digest: 2012-09-02

  • This year's Vuelta with the epic, ongoing Contador/Rodriguez duel is what the TdF should be, but never is. ->
  • Manchester City, football and the global sports market – ->
  • A major reason for Isaac's heavy rainfall has been its slow motion, caused by the drought's ridge of high pressure ->
  • US venture capital back to positive on a 10-year basis, but still trailing major equity indices – ->
  • Good myth-busting: The ever-increasing hunger for steel ->
  • Melting glacier reveals World War I ammunition – PhotoBlog ->
  • Special Report: The Singularity – IEEE Spectrum ->

Twitter Digest: 2012-09-01

Twitter Digest: 2012-08-30