Twitter Updates for 2009-05-20

  • @charleneli @cathybrooks I find heteroSNSuality works well. I Tweet; my wife Facebooks. in reply to charleneli #
  • Huh? #
  • Cisco says communications side of smart grid is $20 billion annual capex. How does that compare to telco capex? http://is.gd/Bs1a #
  • At Northwestern conference on “Maturing Internet Studies”. I’m planning to argue for immaturity. #
  • Sony Pictures CEO Michael Lynton: “I’m a guy who doesn’t see anything good having come from the Internet. Period.” http://bit.ly/iBA4Z #
  • @nigelcameron I’m Interested in #tps DC Tweetup on 5/28 . I should be in town that day. #
  • @eszter makes a great point that Wolfram Alpha will challenge a chunk of what professors do in the classroom. #
  • Kristian Hammond: Twitter.com usage skews older (>35). Why? Because the young people don’t go to the website, they use SMS & apps. #
  • Russ Newman: Ratio of media information received/consumed by average US home was 100/1 in 1970. Today it’s 20,943/1. #
  • Rich Gordon: “The real problem [for journalism] is an attention problem.” Avg. minutes/month on newspaper website 1/10 of print. #
  • Higher for me – & I don’t own a Kindle! RT @cydtetro: RT @stevehall: Kindle was ~10% of NA book units sold in Q1 2009. http://bit.ly/dmGhK #
  • @parkparadigm Chief Paradigm Officer? in reply to parkparadigm #
  • @michaelzimmer @zephoria How come you SNS scholars have all the fun? And you’re even stealing @eszter from us this afternoon! #
  • @zephoria Yeppers. Only today, tho. This event is NW-centric, but I’m one of the outliers (as usual). in reply to zephoria #
  • Christopher Yoo giving interesting account of the Net through product lifecycle theory in management literature. #
  • Brett Frrischmann argues for “Internet Studies” by referencing the famous Lessig/Easterbrook debate over Cyberlaw and the “Law of the Horse” #
  • Dovetails w/my paper at http://bit.ly/10iRGP. RT @jdlasica: Schmidt on Google as a network-based organization: “ideas come from everywhere” #
  • People seemed to like my preso on the TV White Space Database as the domain name system for the next Internet. Now, must write the paper! #
  • Bryan Pardo: Mobile karaoke game to build a database of people singing for a “find this song I’m singing” music search engine. Neat. #