BenTrem tweeted on 2010-03-14

  • (OMG I just read the most amazing thing!) Dear friends – Yes, if “famous and rich” really is your goal, it will affect what you do. #karma #
  • #symptomatic – This got ReTweeted (c/w credit) as original thought: “A crisis is not a tragedy. A crisis is an opportunity.” *head/desk* #
  • #context – This was as though “salient” in a full-day TED workshop on creativity / innovation: http://bit.ly/c9sPdZ < #
  • Kidz slay me … “welcome to my new blog; finally got my domain” = “I’ve published nothing to date and really don’t know squat”. #
  • @mbrechtel – Bio / URL on Twitter profile is always nice to see. “Communications as a dance”, yes? #
  • “Health Care Bill Referee” – What, someone values discourse?! ReTw @nytimes “Parliamentarian in a Starring Role” > http://nyti.ms/aGCyK3 < #
  • @JeffreyFeldman “Amazing” > http://bit.ly/c8fGzw (Illuminating Hadrian’s Wall) … meh. Old tech. Passee … boring … next! ;-p #
  • 2010 and guru-types don’t understand how web-page <title> is listed in bookmarks. #symptomatic #
  • #breakthrough – I took a risk and told my son that he used his “ADHD” as license to be f*cking rude. And he responded. He didn’t /have/ to. #
  • Let me suggest this: the vast majority is giddy with the most puerile web applications while “the best” are giddy with its potential. #giddy #
  • @innovate OMG this is like OMG the 3rd time in a week I’ve seen “metrics”. (Ok, 1 was mine … but still!) cheers #OpenYEG #
  • @AaronStrout I’d buy into “new media douchebag” but ahm not clehvur. Grist for the mill … needs a poet’s touch. #YuppieTwit #
  • @ChrisPirillo Not saying it’s trending but “douchebag” is reaching meme stature. see @AaronStrout > http://bit.ly/dr9cNK < #YuppieTwit #
  • @ChrisSwan re: “targeting the influencers” – From #TEDxYEG (Seth Godin?) gotta play to those who “pay attention”. Head of the “long tail”? #
  • Premier Wen Jiabao in press conference?! (Chinese: Europhiles tend to be thrown by the inflection … it’s bizarro.) #China #
  • Okay … if you say so … who am I to disagree … if you like, then wo… (YouTube http://youtu.be/ZFzQnhfyFCE?a) #
  • Alt-D ^X ^W ^T ^V Enter … now what part of that fails?! (Yes yes yes, I know, you’re ADHD and aren’t really into tech yaaa yaaa yaaa.) #
  • #SocialPathology – Since the start, a sub-set of folk on Twitter don’t show up in hashtag search. Don’t care? Right. So now talk about ____. #
  • @ricksanchezcnn It’s always about discourse, Rick, never otherwise: we’re always by the campfire. Good, bad, indifferen … never otherwise. #
  • @JayGilmore Having raised kidz in Cape Breton (hi-tech to pay off debts) went back to busking; downtown Hali is t.h.e shiet! #GraniteBrewery #
  • @jeffjarvis Sometimes a cigar is just a cigar … sometimes, yaaa, but most of the time? #PrickNation #
  • @dahowlett – Dunno old chum … but here’s some soulfull BG music for yuh > http://bit.ly/UoP1k < cheers –WillowBear #
  • “You don’t have to get on, but the bus ain’t full without you.” Have you ever epxerienced good manners? Mebbe is why you’re so mean. #
  • @mystic23 If I wasn’t already following you, how did I get to http:/wildmansteve.com from Twitter?! Woa, my home-brew beer is gud, but … #
  • I love the way folk show the stuff w/o the address; reminds me of JnrHigh. (@Joelplane)http://yfrog.com/2tod0j #
  • @davedelaney Here’s $M concept: tie #SXSW in with the “This is Austin, not Boston” music scene. (If folk cared, would already be so. HeyHo.) #
  • @tlw3 And more, much more! God not only invented the inter-tubes (and beer), s/he invented tlw3 … how much sweeter yuh want?! heh #
  • @Scobleizer Last time I did crowd surfing was in Van … sharks, baracudas, bottom-feeders … not a game I play anymore. be well #
  • @ricksanchezcnn “Neither fish nor fowl, neither sheep nor goat”; that’s a banner you’d rally to, Rick? C’mon. (BTW: Tom Paine died pauper.) #
  • @jeffjarvis “@leolaporte” + “mosh pit” … can haz video?! #
  • @All_Habs – The Olympics has to be a cautionary tale. Wunnerful when it works out in the end, but OMG that’s some skeery shiet! #
  • @ChrisSaad Don’t get stabbed. Being there is traumatic enough. Being the victim is frequently fatal. Old buskers know; being old, they do. #
  • @AaronStrout ^5 … y’all be good to one another, yuh hear? :-) #
  • @cameronreilly – “Shut down”? This MIL-SPEC tech_doc dawg has sworn to precision; you’ll do the same, yaa? #
  • @cameronreilly – Lemme stand once more: what part of “LATimes does yellow journalism” warms a patriot’s heart? No wonder I spiked my guns! #
  • @ricksanchezcnn Typo: s / virtual on / virtual of #
  • @ricksanchezcnn – Someone asks me to explain camp-fire, I’ll sit them down, give’em some of my Fail Whale Pale Ale, and explain nuthin’. #
  • WreckingBall Radio > http://tinyurl.com/yz9w4b8 < (Ohhhhhh just STFU and listen for a minute!) #
  • IQ test: can you right now think of a historical figure you admire? *bzzzt* You came up with some authoritarian dictator, likely. Go figure. #
  • @pattidigh Doncha hate when that happunz?! (/me remembers parenting 5 kidz … glue, staplers, construction paper etc etc etc) #
  • “Know yourself; know your enemy. In 100 battles you will win.-SunTzu “I’m a Douchebag?” > http://youtu.be/ZFzQnhfyFCE < @ChrisPirillo #
  • @dahowlett – Plato took notes; Socrates was doing the drinking. see Thrasymachus. (Paradigmatic pr*ck, he was!) #
  • @justin_hart – It could be worse. Know Breitbart? see @JeffreyFeldman > http://bit.ly/cOE6kx < #
  • 1 easy step whore yourself in IT/SocialMedia: Target “those who pay attention”. Strut, whore. Strut. Then lecture on virtue / virtuosity. #
  • @davefleet – So that’s what Saturday comes to? Lemme guess … something about “it’s just fun”? *sigh* #
  • @SocialNetDaily – Tell @AnneDGallaher she’ll probably get work posing false choices. But WTF … pass over an item now/again? Some? #
  • @davefleet – Ah … in the moment, I was. I implied something about the day? Oh … well, consider me warned off. #
  • @cameronreilly Ummm … I’ve always been precise. When that doesn’t make me look pr*ck, it makes me look dolt. WWW != internet, iz whott. #
  • @mystic23 – Worked for me, in the moment. keep on keepin’ on! Now for Blue Rodeo … #
  • @raffaellaloro World’s smaller than we think? We’ve thought it small? Dare we realize / recognize that? #matrix #borg #
  • @davefleet – “you’d try to imply that” … your words. Watch my next, to @dahowlett, who should also show more spine / better stuff. #
  • @dahowlett – ” I like to keep things simple”? After bring up Plato?! Buck up Dennis, there are kidz watching! Don’t ask me to buy that tripe #
  • @cameronreilly March 2010 / Sep 1973 … what’s that, 27+yrs army of 1? “tru dat” is what I get, yepp yepp, worthless slug that I am. #
  • You feckless twits … you’ll never admit that cant and sophistry, shared, is the fine high you’re hooked on. Coke is booooring yaa sure. #
  • Breaking News: Aristocrats don’t think their farts stink. Well noooo kidding, kidz! Trade in “glib” for “sense of irony”, I dare you. #
  • @dahowlett Dennis? We keep the kidz at bay by coupling “rubbish” with Plato? Do tell. I’m only drunk … ‘sup with you? #
  • Since there is neither King nor Queen, how is it that there are yet and still such flocks of courtiers? (Hint: psycopaths) #matrix #yuppies #
  • Pretty good to have dozens and dozens of people to a talk. /me recalls logistics for tens of thousands QC-A20/FTAA | DC-A16/IMF-WB. #
  • @mystic23 – That said, I’m still not one of your 2,934 … funny stuff, karma. #
  • @jwz Seth Godin used 45ft lava lamp as paradigmatic of creativity. I recalled your booting me cuz I insisted that temperature != “heat”. heh #
  • #gestalt – While my cohort cooped themselves up in concert halls and theatres I jammed in basements or played on the street. /I’m/ crazy?! #
  • @mystic23 – You say “funny stuff, karma” sounds like a threat?! Woa … gotta loosen your wig, bro’. #
  • @ChrisSwan – Not certain that the set of “influencers” = set of “those who pay attention”. Empty distinction? Magpies as head of R&D? *grin* #

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