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, but what would be different today if Ray Smith was our broadband autarch? This doesn’t tingle your imagination? in reply to internetthought #
  • @internetthought The plan was to merge telco and cable into video dialtone. With that deal, we might not have broadband stats today. in reply to internetthought #
  • Enjoying @Scobleizer’s attempt to crowdsource a directory of people shaping the 2010Web. http://bit.ly/XnwNb #
  • Sadly, it’s every century. RT @skap5: Is this the 21st century? Ahmadinejad says the problem is others alien to the culture of our nations. #
  • @Scobleizer: “The first 100 people you invite to start a community will decide how that community goes for a long time.” #
  • Oops, I meant RT @Scobleizer: “The first 100 people you invite to start a community will decide how that community goes for a long time.” #
  • Although, is it a Retweet if the original comment doesn’t come through Twitter? RFF for Re-FriendFeed? Will we soon be RFFing our BFFs? #
  • Congress told the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to report on broadband data collection. How does the public contribute? #
  • @rycaut GAO is directed to study “broadband metrics … to provide consumers with broadband connection cost and capability information.” in reply to rycaut #
  • @vasusrini @jhagel Great point about info abundance –> culture of curation. So, who trains the curators. Museum Studies programs? #