Twitter Updates for 2009-05-31

Just took our inaugural swim of the season. Delayed due to incessant May showers and pool painting, but worth the wait! #

Twitter Updates for 2009-05-30

RT @TechCrunch: Google’s Public Policy Chief [Andrew McLaughlin] To Be Deputy CTO for Obama Administration # Slippin’ n’ slidin’. (That’s apparently what one does on a Slip n’ Slide.) #

Twitter Updates for 2009-05-29

@BobFrankston haven’t tried to VPN yet. Not a big deal — I’m here to do work. in reply to BobFrankston # Buy Beth Noveck’s book, Wiki Government. She’s not just the expert, she’s the implementer, at White House Ofc. of Sci-Tech Policy. # Nodding off on the train. 18 hour day on 4 hours sleep is hard. Worried I’ll miss my stop. Please wake me up when we get to ...

Twitter Updates for 2009-05-28

Reformatting my hard drive and re-installing OSX to improve stability. Keeping fingers crossed that all four current backups don’t fail. # So far, so good. Was able to reinstall the OS and move most of my files back. Computer seems to be running more smoothly. # Broke in the new treadmill this morning. Feels good to have the convenience again. Now, to the train station, for another day in DC. ...

Twitter Updates for 2009-05-26

@vasusrini Producers aren’t necessarily curators, any more than writers are good editors. in reply to vasusrini # Back at the ole’ ballpark with the family. # @vasusrini All professions need training. Can be on-the-job & doesn’t require the current education system – that was my original point. in reply to vasusrini # RT @adamwerbach: #wbscc panels starting. Shai agassi is late — they say he’s having car trouble. Ironic. ...

Scale and Integration aren't the Same Thing

Steve Lohr’s New York Times piece this weekend claims the pendulum on innovation is swinging back from small startups to big companies like IBM and Microsoft.  I don’t buy it.  Steve is mistaking the conversation about innovation for the innovation itself. Yes, for the past fifteen years or so, we’ve romanticized the little guy and the venture-backed startup. The truth is that there was always plenty of innovation from big ...

Twitter Updates for 2009-05-25

Which side did you take? RT @adamwerbach: #wbscc just got off stage. Got into debate w/martin sorrell over whether biz is really committed. # Future readers of _Infinite Jest_ are unlike to get the joke in fn. 84, about all book publishers as subsidiaries of “Bell Atlantic/TCI.” # Tempted to write a telecom-geek alternate history novel, where the twist is that the Bell Atlantic/TCI merger went through. # @internetthought Ahh, ...

Twitter Updates for 2009-05-24

Strange. I’m suddenly getting a bunch of follower notices saying they found me on Mr. Tweet, but for me it returns nothing. #

Twitter Updates for 2009-05-23

Up next… The Elvis Show! #

Twitter Updates for 2009-05-22

Time to play hooky. # It’s a beautiful day at the Shore. # Trying to remember which presentation on Wednesday called to mind the old Twilight Zone episode, “To Serve Man.” # Got a jog in before it got hot. New treadmill arrives at home Tuesday. Time to get backcon the wagon. ^fb # RT @stevenjayl: I guess the Leaf vs. Peyton Manning debate is finally settled. [Me: Great. Can ...