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Twitter Is About Sharing

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  We follow Twitter so you don’t have to.  

We follow only the coolest people on Twitter. So when they share, we figure we should share what they share.

Twitter Is About Sharing Your Experiences

As I wiped a drive for Time Machine storage and named it "TARDIS," I half expected Disk Utility to say, "That the best you can come up with?" — @petdance

About to hand-convert a couple-dozen-page Sites thing to HTML. Maybe I should go to the dentist instead. — @timbray

The deeperI?go in this rabbit hole, the less awesome firefox's portable profile story is.? — @adamgoucher

And now back to my rediscovering just how different OS X and iOS are. ?#kvo? — @invalidname

OH: what, no, I don't use Maven, it uses me. — @venkat_s

Watching WarGames with the kids. Explaining esoteric things like modems, Mutual Assured Destruction, and the joy of terminal interfaces. — @hugs

Apparently the way to make a 9 year old's day is install a pokemon pack into his minecraft game. — @adamgoucher

I cast Monadic Amplify on my self and now I'm a lazy wizard. — @haacked

Anybody have plans to stare at their phone someplace exciting this weekend? (?@thenardvark)? — @MrAlanCooper

I’m at a pub and ?@dropbox are giving me free Heineken. I’m never leaving Dublin. ?@ullconf?? — @jdalrymple

It's a sign of a good party when you can't seem to leave. — @amyhoy

Twitter Is About Sharing Your Insights

Like Disneyworld, Twitter is a place to be avoided during the heat of the day. — @mims

"Our knowledge advances not when we have the best theory, or the best data, but when we have really good problems." ? ? — @jayrosen_nyu

@dhh The number of people feeding back “Btc is *sure* to go up” and “Btc is *sure* to go down” is hilarious. — @timbray

Pretty sure the bubble is primarily in "pieces about bitcoin" rather than the currency itself. — @mims

?The hardest thing about learning is admitting that I don't already know. The "learner's posture" (humility) is step 1.? — @tottinge

?The amazing paradox is that the same individual can be v sensible on most things yet believe in a winged horse.? — @RichardDawkins

?Software is not an industrial process. There are NO economies of scale to be found in development. @kohai ?@andytennant?? — @MrAlanCooper

"Midnight oil is a fossil fuel... and you're going to run out of it." - ?@bubs? — @amyhoy

?"Info", "Data", ?and? "Object" in class names are correctly pronounced "ummm."? — @KentBeck

Twitter Is About Sharing Deep Thoughts

But if we now experience Gentleman as farce, does that mean that Gangnam Style was tragedy? — @GreatDismal

Where did Noah the librarian put the bees? In the ark hives! — @petdance

?A modest proposal: pharmaceutical labeling for open source: — @PragmaticAndy

?Lean Startup Engineering Tag: if you're "it" and you catch someone engineering more than necessary to generate feedback, they're "it?.?"? — @KentBeck

irb(main):001:0> "diagnosis".pluralize => "diagnoses" Rails is awesome. — @jeffcohen

“Is anybody writing this down?” Author looks for the current tech scene's Bonfire of the Vanities: ?  via ?@sullydish?? — @jayrosen_nyu

Who Are Those Guys?

First, they’re not all guys. Second, we have to confess that we cleaned up their punctuation and stuff a little. OK, who we followed this month: Chris Adamson, Kent Beck, Tim Bray, Chris Breen, Jeff Cohen, Alan Cooper, Jim Dalrymple, Richard Dawkins, William Gibson, AdamGoucher, Phil Haack, Amy Hoy, Jason Huggins, Andy Hunt, Andy Lester, Christopher Mims, Tim Ottinger, Mark Pesce, Jay Rosen, and Venkat Subramaniam.

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