Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-10-23

  • Have exactly 1 of these spoons & always in 1 spot, meaning family has been making coffee w/same spoon for ~30 yrs: http://t.co/bqxwFQvS #
  • Sweet heaven: parents got high speed Internet & satellite few yrs back & now a DVR; got up 2 magically ready food; could get used to this… #
  • xkcd dorm poster twist on same Pink Floyd prism painted outside my old @Stanford dorm room @ EBF: http://t.co/2iuXb1IL #
  • About a million sysadmin tasks alone that could go on that X axis: http://t.co/MAE2UJCX (via xkcd) http://t.co/MAE2UJCX #
  • The Corliss Resolution: mouseover title tag is the best part: http://t.co/6zd89luJ (via xkcd) #
  • Sorry for consecutive xkcd posts, but must share spinning beach ball joke: http://t.co/BFtjQKK1 (remember: always check mouseover title tag) #
  • MLK Memorial: approved by Congress, funds raised by African American frat Alpha Phi Alpha, created by Chinese sculptor http://t.co/PSzWj9Xi #
  • "We are not in a post-racial America, but in [one] that allows us to talk about race candidly in different … http://t.co/uLYzKppT #
  • Go @CoryBooker: "Young black political leaders – Mr. Obama; Cory A. Booker, the mayor of Newark; and Adrian M. … http://t.co/s198zIaV #
  • Expect teachers/administrators/parents to learn as much/more than kids; adults must 1st reassess own norms & attitudes http://t.co/HRHGota9 #
  • Love it: @ladygaga performing for the Clintons: http://t.co/WYY9oOrw (be sure to watch all 3 parts) #
  • For law enforcement to remember next time they do a DNA dragnet & give those who decline w/o a court order a hard time: http://t.co/xPmA9lWN #
  • Starting the Herculean task of cleaning up and securing at least one of two of my parents' Windows computers… #
  • Maybe it wasn't motion sickness that made me sleep thru all family car rides- maybe it was all the fighting, like … http://t.co/Q790NBZv #
  • Cold chillin' during early morning ride to the airport (EWR): http://t.co/rhtv1goU #
  • Headphones on & pumping up the volume on @ladygaga to block out incessant bickering now that 'rents swapped & my dad is driving… #
  • Belief w/o practice is hypocrisy. RT @CoryBooker: "To believe in something, and not to live it, is dishonest." Mahatma Gandhi #
  • This is how I spent several hours of my "vacation"… http://t.co/sFUcsLo2 #
  • they're just taunting me now: SF Bay Area only got a Ruby Tuesday recently (only @ SJC), but Middletown now has 2! http://t.co/aL10pyLX #
  • Awesome: xkcd meets Avatar, the Last Airbender: http://t.co/CUfEYq4H #
  • Having Mexican for lunch during my layover in PHX; sure, eat their food, but don't let them walk down the street w/o papers. #
  • Just remembered Twilight's Bella is supposed to be from Phoenix; this airport gift shop must be selling cacti & dream catchers like crazy. #
  • Particularly good Daily WTF today: "The High-Security Interview, The PHP Candidate, and Overqualified" http://t.co/1T0jgmws #
  • RT @missmayim: i didn't write it, so don't be mad at me if you dislike it. i think it's really lovely and well written. http://t.co/GKohQKcW #
  • "Love triumphs over reason, and mercy over justice… Gilad Shalit is home." http://t.co/yBk6NOgI #
  • RT @JimGaffigan: Since when is it not ok to audit a hot yoga class dressed as Batman? #
  • Snooping thru parents' house during wee hrs last nite, found amazing album w/almost 100 b&w photos of their (mysterious) life in Korea… #
  • Amazing photos, esp these shots of my Dad in taekwondo do-bok, military dress & combat uniforms (gun included), working @ the lab, & more… #
  • Sheesh, FYI: a pint glass is not an appropriate size for a single margarita. #
  • Essential pt in @agilemanager's "Kanban": make big sweeping changes to behavior/process/jobs => breeds fear … http://t.co/MhSO9kcV #
  • "Prioritization is job of business sector… It is commonplace for mgrs to abdicate that responsibility to a tech … http://t.co/bRiYT9ZI #
  • Haven't flown for few yrs; didn't know even tray tables no longer safe from being plastered w/ads (tho mine is appropriately for Dramamine). #
  • I understand regional pride, but earrings w/actual (as far as I can tell) corn husks on beaded ears of corn? http://t.co/I7W30KTT #
  • So, ok to have spooky nuns for Dia de los Muertos, but not a pregnant nun for @Stanford football half-time show? 😉 http://t.co/EYRvJYqE #
  • Check out Mexican Noah's Ark, tho I think his head count's off– that might cause some issues in the future… http://t.co/RKNDNmA2 #
  • Ha! If you need to know which disciple is sitting where in Da Vinci's painting, the Google search is: "the last supper who's who". #
  • I didn't know they had plantains @ The Last Supper (or at least this Mexican version does): http://t.co/wVkgrKGr #
  • Amazing how tech can lift burden of practicality so that, during my short 5-day trip, I went to 11 cities in 4 states, most more than once. #
  • RT @ColbertReport: The food police come for America's tots, and poor people get on the Yum! foods gravy train. http://t.co/XIySeG2E #colbert #
  • Great interview MT @ColbertReport: .@sapinker thinks 21st century may be most peaceful era in human history. http://t.co/DeyzpflC #colbert #
  • RT @TheDailyShow: Calvin Trillin recites @MittRomney poem, reveals his recurring political nightmare http://t.co/R4sqZv4x #dailyshow #
  • At least many of Occupy well-educated on issues MT @TheDailyShow: John Oliver to Wall Street's 99% movement http://t.co/m4jogZEN #dailyshow #
  • I think I'm becoming addicted to "Storage Wars"- way more exciting than "Antiques Roadshow"… #
  • Go @CornelWest on Cain! 😀 MT @TheDailyShow: Larry Wilmore doesn't think 2012 election will be btwn 2 African Americans http://t.co/HVcxocqc #
  • He might be right on exactly why MT @TheDailyShow: Wilmore doesn't think 2012 election will be btwn 2 African Americans http://t.co/HVcxocqc #
  • Truth! MT @TheDailyShow: .@TheRevAl wouldn't support @THEHermanCain if running against white guy http://t.co/FOiMs12m #Indecision2012 #
  • Brilliant performance MT @ColbertReport: @THEHermanCain's message of hope would rally unemployed if not so goddamn lazy http://t.co/N5nBy6T2 #
  • Awesome MT @ColbertReport: Ali Soufan believes enhanced interrogation techniques ineffective, unnecessary. http://t.co/fSTyngEr #colbert #
  • Both seemingly out of nowhere & brilliant, from @SouthPark: "Bass to Mouth" http://t.co/6OvQHR96 #
  • Blog post on creepy conspiracy theory about war, the EPA, and the economy: http://t.co/7ya3ZH5E #
  • Saw this on my way home; it's re: mother of 3 w/breast cancer- http://t.co/iM5YVEWE http://t.co/UMVLGn8W #
  • @kenblanchard Thanks for following- loved "One Minute Manager", as the few ppl in my office I've convinced to read it agree 🙂 #
  • Can't resist a physics joke: http://t.co/jb8PxlFL (xkcd) #
  • RIP John Spencer: (w/slightly exasperated sigh) "What do we have if we need to launch a massive & undetectable rescue mission?" (West Wing) #
  • More West Wing wisdom: "Harder to get elected if you feature the underclass… harder to help them if you hide them." http://t.co/FlPPu5eY #
  • RT @evancombs: earth is angry at California. or maybe just berkeley. another #earthquake #
  • More info: http://t.co/irv74I7c MT @TalibKweli: Real life Minority Report: Santa Cruz police using algorithm to predict crime… Come again? #
  • RT @EndersAnsible: In case you missed it: Orson Scott Card comments on the upcoming Ender's Game movie #endersgame http://t.co/ukuTnFNJ #
  • @kennethrsharp Since you were curious about benefits of incorporating: http://t.co/dubowfLa (for me, taxes = biggest reason) #
  • Based on Freelance Switch's job board RT @FreelanceSw: 10 Most Sought after Skills in Web Development #fbhttp://t.co/JGWksOkt #
  • I do what I got to do, but before 10am on a Saturday is too early to have to be stuffing ppl in the face over business. #
  • Blockbuster getting pretty desperate- dropped to $0.99/day, same price bargain video rental joint in my neighborhood ~20 yrs ago. #
  • Is @aasif Mandvi going for a personal record for playing bit part doctor characters in TV & movies? #

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