BenTrem tweeted on 2008-10-18

  • RT @itsthomas: Go figure: Rejection Fosters Intuition. > http://tinyurl.com/5ms4z8 < [heh! In-group/Out-group dynamics. Shud be Psych101] #
  • “Method 2: OpenID / Login Failed” http://www.webbr.com/ Shooo, shoooo! Get away from me! #
  • “Secret Service Denies Blocking Reporters at Palin Rallies” > http://snurl.com/4gq4p < Looks fine in IE but blows up in FF. Conspiracy? ;P #
  • RT @factoryjoe: @singpolyma 1Password 2.9.0 sync your passwords with any server: http://tinyurl.com/68uq3c [Mac? see FoxMarks for FF/M$] #
  • @Pistachio Afghani kids young as 3 kidnapped and sold to UAE as slaves to be trained as jockies in camel racing. No, not just kidding [!j/k] #
  • RT @Mickeleh: Good news: Bradley Effect won’t happen. The Bad news: Vote suppression will. The Best news: If we all show up, we win anyway. #
  • @tommorris Hear, hear! Empower the hot-key junkies! (Usta do ^Esc / U / Enter to shutdown Windoze. Vista req’s lame menu selections.) #
  • RT @yourdon: Enough work for today/tonight. Time for some mind-numbing TV drivel. [Getting ready for CFL c/w home-brew pale ale.] #
  • RT @Mlsif: Enough! > http://tinyurl.com/5v47w6 < [FYI ACORN reg’d 1.3M folk. A few thousand documents fail scrutiny. bdt] #
  • “One word means both ‘hip’ and ‘hot’ in French. It’s ‘Obama'” > http://www.mcclatchydc.com < #
  • @Mlsif W3e must recall how McLain / Palin [Rove] ridiculed Obama by mocking community organizers. (They lynch Freedom Riders, don’t they?) #
  • @Mickeleh Whoever challenges dominant paradigm is gonna get hazed. “If they knock on your door at 3AM you know you’ve gotten to them.” #
  • /me recalls the tale of a mystery hippie who showed up in student planning office in Prague with 2 doz 2400BPS modems. Mana from heaven! #
  • Tooooo good! “Joe the Plumber was once Joe the Alaskan (are you surprised?)” > http://snurl.com/4guc8 < #
  • @mastermaq Watching the Esks slugin’ it out at Commonwealth the Lions. 29-28 for them (We blew a nice lead.) in the 4th. #
  • Gaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaallllllllllll dang! Yet again I’m gonna have to reboot #Vista to get audio from YouTube. Crappy freakin’ OS, M$! Crappy! #
  • Peek this > http://superstructgame.com < … do. #SuperStruct #
  • ReTw @thepolitico: McCain camp says Obama is “attempting to criminalize political discourse” > http://tinyurl.com/672yen < #
  • ReTw @getshust got 96/100 from @grader. > http://twitter.grader.com/getshust < [92 here > http://twitter.grader.com/bentrem <] #
  • “How to Build Legislative Support for Tech Projects” > http://snurl.com/4gvdm < I’m devoted to flip: techproject supporting legislation! #
  • @strutting Years of hard practice is how. Authenticity is the hardest thing to fake. ;-P #
  • Commented on “When More Equals Less Usable Information” by @changeforge > http://snurl.com/4gw2v < #
  • @chrispirillo I looooooooove that technique. #
  • @kveton I just had fun posting a coupla pix to FaceBook. Nice to tag faces with names! #
  • @loiclemeur Trying to play off “making a virtue of necessity” (which, actually, is no compliment). Sort of like “hard cases make bad law.” #
  • @marshallk Whoever took the B&W you use in right sidebar? Bottle of wine every Christmas, you owe them. :-) #
  • #vuze Is the new “Friend” feature worth bothering with? #
  • Who’s Michael Meeks and how come he knows so verfy much about OpenOffice internals? > http://snurl.com/4h6r6 < #
  • #Norton Dear Symantec – You poke me every 2hrs about expiration? Since you hector this way I’ve disabled you and will be uninstalling. FU. #
  • http://www.simplybox.com is pretty impressive. And I can’t see myelf ever using it. SnapShots of WebPages? Sorry, I’m a SW kinda guy. #
  • New to me: the http://blogs.the451group.com group of blogs #
  • @TechCrunch Is there a story behind why those 3 top figures left? All since 1SEP? *blink* #
  • VMWare Update: Two Rough Quarters http://tinyurl.com/5zwepn (via @ShareThis which I’m finding kinda impressive) #
  • #progress @JUdell (my fave) on GillmorGang talkin’bout Dual Search. Funny: I recall creating single page/multiple forms in ’98. 10 yrs! #
  • @MarkDykeman I guess that means you and Mashable have made it? #
  • @ryankuder Just re-read “Keeping the Dream Alive” … very nice. > http://blogs.zdnet.com/feeds/?p=265 < #
  • @MarkDykeman Actually, reason I pinged you: I was surprised you were surprised. But sounds all good. Or better. #
  • ReTw @gruber: Smartest thing I’ve read all year about Obama’s debate performances: http://xrl.us/oubgf [atlantic.com] #
  • @r Alex Bell sold his stock short … he thought there’d never be a way to turn a profit. !j/k #
  • RFE search.twitter.com Search “Following” only. I want to search the tweets I read, not the universe. #ev #biz #
  • @MarkDykeman Come across a neat concept in cog-psych; “crystalization of knowledge”. After 39 or so traces are accessed differently. #
  • So sad; BlogLines chokes on hair-ball “Destruction of BL Now Complete” > http://snurl.com/4h9f9 < [TechCrunch] #
  • @ChrisLaBossiere What happens in LJ stays in LV? ;) #
  • #DumbingDown Just read a “Power Secrets” blog post that was 100% dead obvious basics. #hubris #
  • G’Gang – McCleod putting up with Gillmor’s guff. Master class in forbearance. #
  • New to me: http://www.techdirt.com/blog.php #
  • @ryankuder I just came across http://www.digitalnomads.com … object lessons in “agility”. Adaptive behaviors survive, yes? :-) #
  • #judell FWIW I agree with you (on G’Gang): I found the “thingie” function really impressive w/DualSearch. XUL functionality? #
  • @grossberg A buddy answered: “Drupal, because of dev community”. Mebbe not objective, but still. > http://delicious.com/mgifford/drupal+#
  • ReTw @cgranier: Sweet music: [Billy Preston, Eric Clapton, Ringo Starr, Paul McCar…] http://snurl.com/4has4 [youtube] #
  • Q: why does youtube.com bring me to the French version? (Yes, I’m bilingual, but crikies how can google know that?!) #
  • Toooo wierd. My google account in English, but YouTube in French. #
  • *ponder* Provide a URL, but leave off the http:// … real effective web activism. *not!!* #
  • @MarkDykeman Remember RD Laing? M Scott Peck? Greg Bateson? Some things haven’t gotten better. *sigh* #
  • contentious.com … 1st, it’s a blog w/no intention of being a .com and 2nd it’s not particularly contentious. *sigh* #
  • @MarkDykeman Pick up “People of the Lie”; an experience/insight as therapist put him on the (new for him) career path that we know as him. #
  • ReTw @gapingvoid: New blog post: “”The Purpose-Idea”: Ten Questions For Mark Earls” a.k.a. @herdmeister > http://tinyurl.com/6nqoas < #
  • ReTw @gapingvoid: “33% of people blogging about me link to this page” > http://tinyurl.com/3hvop < [My 1 quibble: there should be 42 not 37] #
  • @shelisrael And there we go. Inquiring minds just knew it couldn’t be so. *Batter up!* #
  • @timoreilly Struck me as paradigm of opportunism; smash / grab / gloat / retreat into ?what? something noble. #
  • @anteek Do check the comments. I’m stickin’ w/3.1 #
  • ReTw @chrisbrogan: “Unbelievable story by @dykc: http://tinyurl.com/birthdayjukes some of your best work, Clarence.” [Great! BTW I say jink] #
  • @JessieX Awwwww c’mon sis, dish! #
  • *sigh* Read “fail. a lot” but nope. Even a good paying spot with a hot new product wouldn’t budge me from Gnodal. > http://snurl.com/4hdy0 < #
  • ReTw @Mickeleh: “… [H]ow the Presidential race has shifted under Palin’s demagoguery.” > http://snurl.com/4hdu6 < #
  • Also from Huffington, a long piece on psych/pathology > http://snurl.com/4he5m < (Conservatism? Fine. But reactionary need to punish, no.) #
  • @JessieX The HuffPost I just tweeted starts out about McCain’s body language … sync! ;) #
  • ReTw @rands: “Nerds are fucking funny” > http://bit.ly/4lfadf < [endless fun!] #
  • “IBM’s next slogan: Sexy’s out, boring’s in” > http://snurl.com/4hf45 < “IBM announced a 22 percent increase in third-quarter earnings” #
  • “Cost of lost opportunity”? The start of a radio show; make a double-size double-strength coffee, add rum. I sit by my bay window and hear. #
  • If Twitter is “party line” (Ah, you yungins, so cloistered … so sheltered) the FriendFeed Real-time is a candy store. #
  • @Mobasoft *snap* There’s a term for health problems caused byRPTcaused by medical procedures. tongue.tip.on #
  • #irony: I abandoned W’n literature because it’s essentially narcissistic. And here I am hip-deep in SocMed. *sigh* #
  • ReTw @gruber: Hahaha: > http://snurl.com/4hgax < [YouTube … oh, tell me it ain’t so.] #
  • @timoreilly No joy … 404 #
  • @timoreilly http://tinyurl.com/42vnwp … tinyurl had triply hyphens. #
  • It comes as a shock to realize how desperately intent and needy are those engaged in what is neither at all playful nor truly productive. #
  • Social metric: to the degree a person is cold / dismissive you can predict that they will sell out / bend over. False is as false does. #
  • @timoreilly I read the architect stuff (from Greece) decades ago. Why the disdain for collab. policy decisions? “participatory deliberation” #
  • @StevenWalling I think that translates (or should/must) into policy planks. There’s already a surplus of aspirational values. *Make it so!* #
  • @infodiva I’m surprised / disappointed by your selections. Best of library science?! No … yellow journalism at best. #
  • @Documentally For better/worse, you know just where yehr at when they play YMCA and nobody notices ‘cept you. #gonzo #
  • @ourfounder Glasshoppa’ … who imposed the exclusive OR? *former infantry types know* #
  • #CulturalHegemony “The ‘slave narrative’ could only happen in America.” 1) USA, not “America”; 2) and what of Brasil? Cuba? Haiti? Fool. #
  • @anwith1n Too many! Y’day someone tweeted a study “Rjection leads to astute social observation” … that sorta thing. cheers #
  • http://thisissand.com … if you don’t click, you don’t play. No foul / no blame. #
  • @sparkcbc Hi Nora. Or not Nora, as the case may be. Sooo … Follow 36 hunh. And your show is about what? *sigh* #
  • A radio show about 21st century comm_tech: they’ve tweeted 96 in 7 months, and follow 36. Aspirational values … bla-yada-blah w/o _do_. #
  • Q: when (as a “cultural creative”) you eat shit from Gillmor or Arrington, aren’t you actually just perpetuating the dominant paradigm? #
  • ReTw @Documentally: “It’s all got scary… ” [Like I said, if they play YMCA and nobody notices, then …] #
  • A page layout that everyone should hate; dig that 1st paragraph! > http://snurl.com/4hhsh < [web20portals.com] #
  • 30% – 40% reduction in hospital related infection if staff washed their hands. *Who cares about end results?! Release soon; release often!* #
  • @wingedpig … that “Who quit / when / after what?” thingie is really really more than a body truly wants to know. ;-p #
  • #ilt Those who actuallly and truly listen truly do actually listen. Those who don’t? They truly don’t. #
  • @gapingvoid Sync: “Fish have no understanding of water.” Elsewhere I today wrote about separating sheep from fish. Mind fart, but seemed apt #
  • @michaelreuter Have you taken @jazzychad’s http://tweetgrid.com/grid?l=5 for a spin? Vy customizable, and great fun as desktop BG. :-) #
  • Aww, now this is just.plain outrageous … #sox? or the kick-off drum circle of the new year? *gadzooks!* A righteous Gordian Knot. #
  • *re-jig* Those who don’t listen truly don’t. But #ilt that those who listen actually and truly do listen. #
  • Very interesting: checked 3 hashtags and my tweets came through in 0 / 3. #
  • @marshallk A lotta companies keep a junk-yard dog on salary for just that sort of transaction. I mean, old tactics survive long / die hard. #
  • @gapingvoid Paradigmatic “long tail” stuff, nae? I wouldn’t sell it short. (FWIW I’m still working on the 37 pts in a previous post.) #
  • Yahoo financials > http://snurl.com/4hj5t < What’s polar opposite of “jumped the shark”? Must be like “slipped; banged head; drowned”. #
  • p.s. that financial charts is the Web2.0 equiv. of something I coded w/Pascal for Windows in ’92 for commodities trading! #
  • @lizstrauss But are they actually automatic? Some folk I reciprocate and DM to say hi. Others, heh … I just blanche and ignore them. #
  • @nejsnave Boy thtat takes me back! Mi enamorada (X) is from Santiago. #
  • @StevenWalling hot glue works. *grin* #
  • ReTw fm @loiclemeur: Dave Cortright on “Designing with Vision” > http://snurl.com/4hjo5 < [slideshare.net] #

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