Twitter Digest: 2013-03-01

Twitter Digest: 2013-02-28

  • It’s not even end of February and multiple brushfires in SoCal today. Perils of a dry winter. ->
  • Serious play: Impact of Nintendo WII Training on Laparoscopic Skills ->
  • SoCal-specific, so hyperlocal, but good map of trajectory of tonight’s ISS fly-by starting at 7:10pm ->
  • The upside of Marissa Mayer disallowing all telecommuting in US economy is, I’m assuming, a welcome end to “Work from home!” spam. ->
  • Troublemakers: Dust from Africa affects snowfall in California (Full paper ->

Twitter Digest: 2013-02-27

  • A Siberian Winter – In Focus-The Atlantic ->
  • Good summary: Elon Musk at TED2013 – ->
  • Groupon QotD: “"We had hundreds of people spending their days copying and pasting data into our customer relationship management system." ->
  • What’s fun about Groupon is how it’s doing a reverse Dell: IPO-ing, & _then_ becoming a different company. ->
  • I miss Groupon. Whatever happened to them? ->

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Twitter Digest: 2013-02-20

  • I can only assume HBO hasn’t read the subsequent GoT books, because, you know, they get much worse. ->
  • First Neilsen tracks streaming TV, and now Billboard tracks YouTube music plays – ->
  • Sad that I don’t care about Game of Thrones, S3. Liked brilliant S1, but lost it a couple of episodes into S2, & now … meh. ->
  • Wait, what? Detective in Pistorius case due in court in May to face 7 counts of attempted murder dating back to 2011 ->
  • Had to happen: Nielsen TV ratings reportedly expanding to streaming services like Netflix & Amazon – ->

Twitter Digest: 2013-02-19

  • There are two hard things in computer science: cache invalidation, naming things, and off-by-one errors. ->
  • Just finished re-watching Lost Season 4 episode “The Constant”. Classic. Why did that episode have to stop, ever? ->
  • Wacky story: Houston's Hotel ZaZa's room 322 – ->
  • New species are being discovered at 4x the rate of two centuries ago. Why? Amateurs. ->

Twitter Digest: 2013-02-18

  • Speaking of movies better than the book they’re based on, fun list of 50 here – ->
  • Many movies are better than the book, but how many are as crushingly better as The Godfather? Movie: art; Puzo book: shlock. ->
  • Floyd Landis bringing the heat: Calls pro cycling 'organized crime' ->
  • Can't quite believe it's taken @ritholtz this long to figure this out: Why I Am Considering Getting Rid of Comments – ->
  • Apparently doesn't work, but clever idea: Mining your calendar data for tax deductions – ->
  • Dug out my snow shoes. Planning trek in storm here this week. Fond memories of being lost on Garibaldi Névé in flakes size of tea towels. ->
  • The 4 Best Cat Skiing Destinations in North America – ->

Twitter Digest: 2013-02-17