Twitter Digest: 2013-05-02

  • Entire squadron of electricians working here today. Am in awe at their ability to work on live circuits all day long with zero fatalities. ->
  • Unsettling to have fires this size so early in year in SoCal: Springs Fire Grows To 6500 Acres ->
  • Talking to Americans: Belief in biblical end-times is stifling climate change action in U.S. ->
  • SCENE: BOARDROOM. SAMSUNG S4 ENGINEERS SHOWING MOCKUPS TO EXECS. Engineer1: Is this ugly enough? Exec: Yes, that’s it. Finally. Ship it! ->
  • Marco Pantani: The End of a Troubled Road ->
  • Days of Investment Banking `Over’ ->
  • AAPL now up 14% since its April lows two weeks ago. ->

Twitter Digest: 2013-05-01

Twitter Digest: 2013-04-30

  • Panoramic shot north from roof of Beverly Hilton in LA ->
  • Talking to Americans: One in five Americans believes that Obamacare has already been repealed ->
  • QotD: “America must be for entrepreneurs what Canada is for hockey”. (An industry than can provide Don Cherry employment?) ->
  • Ominous: “[T]he last 20 years has been a [seismically] quiet time in the history of Southern California” ->
  • AAPL iBond order book touches $50b in record dollar-denominated debt issuance ->
  • Question about Bitcoin initially elicits smirks, giggles and Flooz jokes from “future of payments” panel here. /cc @fredwilson ->

Twitter Digest: 2013-04-27

Twitter Digest: 2013-04-26

  • The physics of terror – ->
  • Modeling all of the European professional football: Where the does the Premier League Rank? ->
  • QotD: "I've told the Tesla service division that their job is never to make a profit" ->
  • Wrt my earlier likelihoods question, the key is whether the test’s 25% false negatives are random. If not, then 100 tests adds no info. ->

Twitter Digest: 2013-04-25

Twitter Digest: 2013-04-24

  • Top 20 most well-read cities in U.S. is interesting, but would like to see bottom 20 /v @timoreilly ->
  • Find myself reminding AAPL zealots that co already plays in 4 of 5 largest CE categories ->
  • Today in Terrorist Special Pleading: Terror plot suspect says Criminal Code 'not a holy book' – ->
  • Weird tectonic feeling out there in big cap tech land, with giant plates moving about, lots of subduction going on, etc. ->
  • Maker medicine and the self-testing bandwagon ->

Twitter Digest: 2013-04-23

  • Lionel Messi's Tough Night ->
  • RT @Squawka: GRAPHIC: Messi heat map vs Bayern. Weak. ->
  • I thought I was the only one who made up Fake Coachella Bands. Apparently not. ->
  • Awful initial AAPL analysis today: 1) Beat #s that were higher 2 weeks ago, 2) Lower margins, and 3) Q3 revs down. Hello? ->
  • So, Boston bombers were influenced by Infowars nutter conspiracy site, which argues they were CIA plants. Life, man. ->
  • Idly tracking earnings releases tonight, and seems all but semi cos are missing on revenues. ->

Twitter Digest: 2013-04-20

Twitter Digest: 2013-04-19

  • World Snooker Championships start this weekend, so here's Ronnie O'Sullivan's crazy-fast 147 – ->
  • “I am a Mentat, You do not withhold information or computation lines from a Mentat.” – Dune (1965) ->
  • We’re at insufferable point in breaking news cycle when journalists pass time by eating their young, & then complaining about the taste ->
  • Gene data show China bird flu mutated extensively "under the radar" ->
  • California Power Market This Summer Facing Biggest Test Since Enron ->