BenTrem tweeted on 2010-06-01

  • I was about 23 when I realized that the utilitarian view of things would necessarily lead to plunder. It's been hard to watch the pillage. #
  • @swiftriver Oh, I was all over that previously … in the list … my "Beginning of a Heap" was my start. HeyHo in reply to swiftriver #
  • #heuristics – We're cognitive misers, doncha know. Is why the A-list, so sadly rushed, rely so heavily on the same self-confirming set. #
  • 2.5yrs 60hr wks w/MIL-SPEC tech_docs for avionics R&D; where we "pals"? *shrug* Years later, an engineer still recalled my work. Period. #
  • RFE: s / "descend into chaos" / "collapse into noise". Reason: "chaos" is information rich. It ain't random. Is whott. #
  • Mebbe I figured out #SaturnReturn it's to do with being in / out of sync. It's a paradox: being ahead, or behind, either way: out of sync. #
  • @swiftriver Ah, so sad to hear that. 2 would have meant a doubling of capacity in that department. HeyHo. in reply to swiftriver #
  • If you could find the BP employee who was truly responsible for the blowout, 3 guesses reason. Obviously: s/he was rushed / stressed / busy. #
  • #TimeTravel – Would you go to the fuss/bother to visit the future? Slightly less fuss/bother: visit the present. There's cost, but *shrug* #
  • "Participatory Deliberation on Budget and Policy" … too wordy? #
  • What's with the #Jays … 53 homers in the month of May!! Gotta luv that. #
  • @dsearls With that tweet you have your beak on my project's core mandate. It's a real need, Doc. #ParticipatoryDeliberation in reply to dsearls #
  • Quote me: if it doesn't matter, then it's "just news". #
  • WARNING: Facebook Malware Attack on the Loose > http://bit.ly/dcSVPR < (Mashable.com) via @GuyKawasaki #
  • "From the highest Heaven to the deepest hell, in all 7 realms 1 motto: No time, too busy!" meh #
  • Research 4 Development – "R4D (DFID Funded Research)" > http://bit.ly/cHmBu < Improved Institutions for Growth > http://bit.ly/cNucGT < #
  • @tylerdewar I think the point would be aggregation rather than content creation. Is what I meant. in reply to tylerdewar #
  • "The Growth Report – Strategies For Sustained Growth And Inclusive Development" > http://bit.ly/a40g7Q < #
  • @ahkonlhamo Does triple HUM count as howling? ;-) TD in reply to ahkonlhamo #
  • Waiting for #WP3 Soooo long I've postponed hard-coding my project. Looks like the time is here! #
  • @Maitrivana – I hadn't realized the name you'd adopted! Wish I could tell you what KTR gave me for b'sattva huh huh *beam* TD! @dpr #
  • @Maitrivana – I hadn't realized the name you'd adopted! Wish I could tell you what KTR gave me for b'sattva huh huh *beam* TD! #
  • @ponlop "Salience" is what I focussed on for my discourse-based system. (Cog-psych describes us as "cognitive misers" *G*) __{*}__ in reply to ponlop #
  • I know I'm doomed when "too busy" A-list type I know ignores me but Follows " Funny skype-user-online noise on Democracy Now" *sigh* #
  • @karmachoephel Ooh! Same name! Mine is w/o the "e" … which is clumsy, deciding to use the ö or not. TD! #
  • Number of plastic bottles I used last year: 0. 0 as in 0.000. Thank you for ruining the ENTIRE PLANET, folks. be well #
  • What's "alienated from reality"? Homeowner in Winnipeg tries to stop flood by putting a line of 2X4s in driveway. *D'uhh!* #
  • Real-time video of "plume monitoring" … not pretty. #OilKatrina #
  • @IdeaGov Head to paper.li and set one up for yourself! You get 5, so you and 4 others = Much Joy! :-) I did /timoreilly & /digiphile too. in reply to IdeaGov #
  • @USEmbPretoria I've actually started saving them locally … epistemic closure? ;-) cheers p.s. http://www.csae.ox.ac.uk/ Paul Collier < in reply to USEmbPretoria #
  • Ponder this: most A-list don't actually believe personality politics are puerile. Naive. Those who get it? Prolly ironic, i.e #psychopaths #
  • Ain't that sweet … buddy will be passing through New Orleans in June. Just say hi … OMFG. #
  • Eeeew! "have fun buying, selling, trading shares in your best friend, your favourite blogger, the band you like or even your mom. Anyone! " #
  • @ponlop – Abhidharma for a new realpolitik? > http://bit.ly/ckwckZ < __{*}__ cc @tylerdewar #
  • #Eeew "have fun buying, selling, trading shares in your best friend, your favourite blogger, the band you like or even your mom. Anyone! " #
  • Listening now: Joni's "Hejira". (You're wey too busy, you know. Wey. No, really.) #JustSayin #039; #
  • @ahkonlhamo Heard a funny last week: dogs always know what time it is. "Now! Now, now now!" :-) in reply to ahkonlhamo #
  • I dig why folk object to "#fisking" > http://bit.ly/2XNptD < They're addicted to personality politics, brain-addled. Lotsa sizzle, no beef. #
  • "Don't cast pearls before swine; they'll stomp them into the mud then turn and rend you" => "Give us your best design for a pat on the head" #
  • #RealityCheck – Do you really think conventional establishment will enable / empower disruptive tech? Do you, really? #matrix #borg #
  • "My Desk Is 8-Bit" > http://bit.ly/czVu9a < (Vimeo) via @laughingsquid #
  • Why do we do anything? If you make a list, how many items are in the "altruism" bucket? So … it's "a hard rain, is gonna fall". #karma #
  • "Republicans' new Web site not exactly what they hoped it would be" > http://bit.ly/aEb295 < via I Forgot Who (Sue me!) #
  • *sigh* Spinning my wheels takes almost as much effort as heavy-lifting. But it's more mental drain. #
  • Lemme try this: bliss-ninnies just want to flap their cyber-gums, and cynics just want to sell yet.more advertising. Who's left? #praxis #
  • TV #propaganda "Don't sacrifice joy for practicality". Right. Ecology and environment is for peasants, mere groundlings. #matrix #borg #
  • #Zen #039;s special. In a world where you're constantly being seduced and conned, it stands back 1 step, waiting for you to ask. 3 times no less. #
  • @mde … shoes. or belts. Oh say, I have drawings for the prehtiust over the shoulder bag. ROFL (Haven't used /that/ in a while huh huh) in reply to mde #

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About Bernard (ben) Tremblay

CMC since '72; compulsively tech_docs
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