Twitter Digest: 2012-03-05

  • Like the new Crosswalk search app for iPhone. Tipped me to two apps I should have been using ages ago. ->
  • Old Maps Online is what its name suggests, & even more interesting than we map nuts might hope – ->
  • Gizmodo: The Crazy Story of the Man Who Pretended to Invent Email – ->
  • Bloomberg Expanding Tech Coverage – ->
  • Microsoft and Nokia sue Apple for Patent Infringement (via a Holding Company) – ->

Twitter Digest: 2012-03-04

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Twitter Digest: 2012-03-02

  • Certain people's obsession with life on other planets is … a bit train-spotting-ish. ->
  • Sounds like PR stunt, but … company putting 24-hour cupcake ATM in Beverly Hills – /via @psaffo ->
  • Ha! RT @RurikBradbury: @pkedrosky "Why Facebook is bad for selling stuff" is the new "tablets are just a big iPod". ->
  • Farcebook: Why Facebook is bad for selling stuff – ->

Robot Quadrotors Perform James Bond Them

Robot Quadrotors Perform James Bond Theme – YouTube.

Twitter Digest: 2012-02-28

  • Oh sweet fuck. I feel like I'm trapped at the kids' table from hell. ->
  • I'm in. RT @Liftopia: Announcing National Play Hooky & Ski Week! Who's In? #playhookygoski ->
  • FT: John Paulson set record in 2011 for largest loss in hedge fund history: $9.6b. That's more than LTCM. ->
  • FT: Ray Dalio passes George Soros as world's most successful hedge fund by posting $13.8b gain last year. ->
  • A billion is the new million again. Every time I think I hear someone say they run a $X million fund it's actually a $X billion fund. ->
  • Ridley Scott creates TED talk from year 2023 – ->

Twitter Digest: 2012-02-26

Twitter Digest: 2012-02-25

  • How I Missed 400 Points In Apple (aka…In Life, Always Go For The Cubans). ->
  • Oh, for crying out loud: Wyoming House advances doomsday bill ->
  • I'm the Akiro Kurisowa of multimeters: stylish, portentous, but ultimately equivocal. Was that really enough power to run the table saw? ->
  • Having said GoPro on helmet looks bad, snowboarders with those GoPro "Staff of Ra" cam-sticks look ludicrous. ->
  • Guardian: The world's best street food ->
  • Love video product from GoPro cameras, but skiers with GoPros on helmets look silly, like low-rent Borgs. ->


  • US IPO Index continues strong rebound with +6.4% return in February (by Renaissance Capital) (Source)
  • Interview with MIT’s Andrew Lo (Source)
  • Bringing home the bacon? Regional nutrition, stature, and gender in the industrial revolution (Source)
  • Grantham’s February letter on the capitalism’s failings (Source)
  • Warren Buffett’s 2011 letter (Source)
  • Struggling Greeks losing belief in the state (Source)
  • Teller reveals his secrets (Smithsonian)

Twitter Digest: 2012-02-24