Twitter Digest: 2012-07-15

Twitter Digest: 2012-07-13

Twitter Digest: 2012-07-10

  • I suck at adjusting MTB hydraulic disk brakes. Absolutely guaranteed it will be get-thee-to-bike-shop worse when I'm done. ->
  • #poll When I say "bet", what is the first word that comes to mind? (e.g., for "@dickc", you might say "bald") ->
  • California's Mammoth Aiming to Rival Vail Faces Upheaval: Blame muni bankruptcy & low snowfall, – ->
  • Here I was worried about SoCal mountain lions: Jogger knocked down and mauled by … raccoons – ->
  • The Doctor: Excuse me. Sorry. Where did you get all this from? / Mr. Copper: Why, I have a first class degree in economics. ->
  • Just to fuck with annoying behavioral finance sorts lets all commit to acting even less rational in second half of 2012. ->

Twitter Digest: 2012-07-06

Twitter Digest: 2012-06-28

  • Just explained my Ellen Ripley cargo loader theory of car purchasing to Mercedes execs. Do I win? ->
  • Aspen art gallery owners have the nicest rooftop home patios. #PickaxesToMiners ->
  • Republicans moving to Canada over Obamacare ~ Dems moving to China over US capital punishment rates. (Okay, gone until July 5th. Really.) ->
  • Ute Trail lookout in Aspen – 360 – ->

Twitter Digest: 2012-06-26

  • Mark Cuban: High-frequency traders are black-hat hackers, and … what's the purpose of the stock market anyway? ->
  • NOAA graphic showing the large area of U.S. over which satellites now detect wildfire smoke – ->
  • Wish could remember guy who came on Bloomberg TV live with me on day of FB IPO, arguing FB zero pop was sign was perfectly priced. ->
  • What? Microsoft's rushed Surface launch last week was because it was … rushed? Say it ain't so. ->
  • Mediation failed, so Stockton CA now set to be largest muni bankruptcy in U.S. history. Read, and ->
  • Love that Canadians continue to placate themselves about housing with warm thoughts of low vacancy rates, recourse loans & no subprime. ->

Twitter Digest: 2012-06-25

Twitter Digest: 2012-06-22

  • Mind-boggling and riveting: Challenges of Getting to Mars – Curiosity's Seven Minutes of Terror – ->
  • Young men and fire: Photo set – Western Wildfires – ->
  • Unintended consequences of coal mining: Paleontology breakthrough in Serbia: /via @edward_tenner ->
  • Unlike Bob Hoskins in Roger Rabbit, I can never quite master art of talking into empty air. #TapedTVTwo-shotsAreWeird ->
  • Why is @gmail suddenly marking everything I receive as read? Helpful, but hugely problematic. ->
  • QotD (Smarr profile): "individuals who monitor themselves…are pretty much guaranteed to find something “wrong”…abnormality is normal" ->

Twitter Digest: 2012-06-21

Twitter Digest: 2012-06-20

  • Lovely, lovelier. loveliest: Where the Hell is Matt? 2012 – /via @sacca ->
  • Coming to this late, but current live interview with Ben Horowitz at Pando Daily is interesting – ->
  • Business idea: Reassemble and re-sell all the products being torn down by myriad teardown outfits. ->
  • What?!! RT @WSJ: Household consumption fell in European countries pursuing austerity, rose in those that aren't. ->
  • Speaking of Betfair/Intrade/PaddyPower/etc., why is there no central site were you can see biggest movers of the day across all such sites? ->
  • Idly wondering if someone ran a pump-n-pump on Higgs Boson DEC12 bets. Prices has collapsed in last 24 hours. ->