Saturday January 31, 2009

Twitterings - January 2009

These are my Twitter entries for January, 2009

  • Happy New Year Pacific Standard Time USA! Wishing you all everything you hope for in 2009. Time to turn off lights and watch for fireworks. 12:00 AM Jan 1st

  • "Facebook is about people you used to know; Twitter is about people you'd like to know better." Ivor Tossel, Globeandmail http://is.gd/elgN 10:32 AM Jan 1st

  • @Scobleizer It looks like the Twply spam can be turned off at first use. That's better. But off should be the default. About to filter 12:08 PM Jan 1st in reply to Scobleizer

  • @AnnRan5 1) Not all (291) post every day 2) I only get @ replies if I follow both 3) My Reader app pulls 24/7. I read when I have time. 9:21 PM Jan 1st in reply to AnnRan5

  • @popoki http://twitpic.com/yw1j - That's a good sunpuddle you've got there. It looks like a fine place for an afternoon nap. 10:17 PM Jan 1st from TwitPic in reply to Popoki

  • DUI checkpoint. Huh. Friday night I can understand. 7:45 pm in suburb, not so much. Do people make a long drinking weekend of this holiday? 8:36 PM Jan 2nd

  • Reordered my supply of Victorian House concentrated coffee (I make a mug of iced coffee every day). Ryan Coffee Co http://tinyurl.com/89pc3n 9:04 PM Jan 2nd

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Twitterings - January 2009 ( in category Gemisch/Gallimaufry ) - posted at Sat, 31 Jan, 23:58 Pacific | Comments (0)

Friday January 30, 2009

Wasting Time in Twitter?

On Jan 8, in TwiTip, Darren Rouse posted an article entitled "How to Stop Twitter Becoming a Waste of Time".
“Twitter is a Waste of Time” - it is a criticism that has been leveled at Twitter many times over and while I’m one of Twitters biggest fans I’m also in agreement that Twitter can be a compete waste of time. I’ve wasted time on Twitter and I’ve seen many others do it. In fact recently when I asked my followers about the topic I found that most people could relate to the idea of wasting time on Twitter.

So how do you stop yourself from letting Twitter become a waste of time?

The article is a good one and most of the comments are reasonable. I recommend reading it. Here's my comment, for the record: ...
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Wasting Time in Twitter? ( in category Random Thoughts , SciTech ) - posted at Fri, 30 Jan, 18:17 Pacific | Comments (0)

Sunday January 18, 2009

Why I love Twitter

The Inauguration of our 44th US President is on Tuesday (Yes We Can!) and I have been enjoying a front-row seat at several events this weekend. Well, maybe not exactly the front row, but close. Sort of.

In Real Life, I'm in California, a place where water will not freeze if you accidentally leave it out over night. Yet, through the eyes and "tweets" of folks such as Chris Sacca, Ana Marie Cox, Erin Kotecki Vest, and others, I am virtually in Washington, D.C. this weekend. ...
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Why I love Twitter ( in category Special Interests ) - posted at Sun, 18 Jan, 18:13 Pacific | Comments (0)