Saturday, July 17, 2010

Aweekstweets July 9-17 2010: the week a minor earthquake hit the DC area

Social #CRM engagement agent. Essentially, any pro who defuses issues customers express thru social media, reaching back via those media. half a minute ago via TweetDeck

Listening to Eliane Guite "Part of Me" from self-rel "Through My Eyes" LP. Lovely piano ballad from devotional Canadian singer-songwriter. 4 minutes ago via TweetDeck

Ya know it's hot when wake @ 3am w/ Dylan singing "Subterranean Homesick Blues" in yer head: "Talking 'bout the heat put plants in the bed" 12 minutes ago via TweetDeck

RT @mgualtieri: "Saw "Inception" last night. Tedious, unsatisfying, disappointing." JK--Agreed. Walked out midway. Confusing. Made me sick. 17 minutes ago via TweetDeck

Saw trailer for upcoming movie "The Social Network" about somebody suing Facebook for stealing their idea. No thanks. Melodrama kills fun. 19 minutes ago via TweetDeck

Sitting thru "Inception." Sorta like Charlie Kaufman bumping heads with M.C. Escher & Carl Jung & all expire in massive cerebral hemorrhage about 10 hours ago via txt

Saw "Despicable Me." Loved it. Terrific film. Very funny. Beautifully designed & directed. Elegantly immersive 3-D. Strong franchise debut. about 12 hours ago via txt

RT @johnrrymer: HBR published an article (free 4 now) #Empowered on why you must empower employees. about 17 hours ago via TweetDeck

"Jobs apologizes for iPhone problems, to offer free cases ( JK--One catch: fixes problem only if U wear black turtlenek about 17 hours ago via TweetDeck

"Cloudera and Netezza Team Up to Bring Hadoop to Customers" ( JK--Hadoop becoming key component of DW ecosystem. about 18 hours ago via TweetDeck

Taking great in-depth update briefing from #Cloudera, an enterprise #Hadoop software platform/tool vendor. about 18 hours ago via TweetDeck

New blogpost: "Social Media Analytics: You Will Still Need Actual Analysts in the Loop" ( about 18 hours ago via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: Please Baby Please (Album Version) by Devo #KEXP: JK--Yes, brand new Devo. Sounds good. Sounds like took singing lessons. about 20 hours ago via TweetDeck

RT @brunoaziza: "Leaders don't create followers, they create more leaders. #TomPeters: JK--Ponzi scheme? Investigate this Peters dude. about 21 hours ago via TweetDeck

@bmichelson Yes, according to THEE Talking Head, the answer is "stop making sense." about 21 hours ago via TweetDeck in reply to bmichelson

Problem w/ Facebook "like" button is that everybody's "like" is like everyone else's "like." Prefer ratings that rank degrees of "like." about 21 hours ago via TweetDeck

Spoke to group of CIOs about best practices 4 scaling, accelerating, optimizing your EDW. Only had 15 minutes. Emphasized shared-nothing MPP about 22 hours ago via TweetDeck

RT @SASanalytics: #SAS acquires VSTI ( #sasvsti JK--Prof svcs for advanced analytics in intelligence market. about 22 hours ago via TweetDeck

Minor earthquake in DC area this a.m. Epicenter: Rockville MD. Some in No. VA said they felt it. I was awake at that time, but felt nothing. about 23 hours ago via TweetDeck

Let's see. Oil spill plugged for now. Fin sector re-reg bill heading to pres. Healthcare ins reform law of land. Afghanistan winding down. about 23 hours ago via TweetDeck

Forrester needs Bowie conf rm w/ wallsize flatpanel preso alternating btwn scenes of Berlin & CGI of David swimming like dolphins can swim. 1,279,238,252,000.00 via txt

Watching video of 9 Days "Absolutely (Story of a Girl)." Won't reveal ending, but it's story of a song, repeats same line & goes on too long 1,279,227,859,000.00 via txt

Forrester should name conference room after Enrique Iglesias. "I can be your hero baby!!!!!!" 1,279,224,000,000.00 via TweetDeck

"Clinton Calls 4 Solutions To Unstable, Unequal World" ( JK--Talking to IT crowd who can barely stabilize own solutions 1,279,222,314,000.00 via TweetDeck

"R.I.P., Apple!" ( JK--Latest in way-premature deathwatch headlines. Are IT tradepapers starting obit sections or what? 1,279,222,059,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: Latin America by Holy F*** #KEXP: JK--Very good band who at some point need change name to something profanity-free. 1,279,221,883,000.00 via TweetDeck

Designing social interfaces? Language is main social interface. How was that "designed"? It wasn't. Like a vine, it sunk tendrils everywhere 1,279,221,580,000.00 via TweetDeck

Just finalized my TEI on ROI of social media listening & engaging for multichannel CRM. I'll blog the basics all in good time. 1,279,221,279,000.00 via TweetDeck

Unsweetened iced tea. This side of H2O, the softest drink. Health benefits of anti-oxidants soften toxins inside U, help toughen U all over. 1,279,221,221,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: Independence Day by Elliott Smith #KEXP: JK--Listening to classic Elliott again a lot like classic Patsy. Pure heartbreak. 1,279,219,826,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: Lake Of Fire by Nirvana #KEXP: JK--Listening to classic Cobain again is bit like listening to Delta blues. Sanctified pain 1,279,219,712,000.00 via TweetDeck

Hmmm....that agile DW blog emerged more quickly & seamlessly from my noggin than expected....guess it'd been germinating down there. 1,279,219,077,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: Goodbye Girl by The Shins #KEXP: JK--Recording strums intense pleasure center. Shins absolutely must include on next LP. 1,279,212,390,000.00 via TweetDeck

"Coming Paradigm Shift in Doc Mgt" ( JK--If had to shift gears in our cars as often as we do in IT, we'd strip 'em raw. 1,279,211,721,000.00 via TweetDeck

"Does Internet Make U Smarter or Dumber?" ( JK--Distinguishing smart from dumb commentary on Internet makes me smarter. 1,279,211,595,000.00 via TweetDeck

"MSFT Joins ORCL, IBM In Rise Of Machines" ( JK--"Cloud appliance" oxymoronic. Cloud=ntwk. Appliance=building block. 1,279,211,035,000.00 via TweetDeck

"ORCL Reveals Strategy, Customers 4 White-Hot Exadata" ( JK--How does 15 ref customers after 1 year = white hot? 1,279,210,727,000.00 via TweetDeck

"JackBe's Presto 3.0 Powers Enterprise App Stores" ( JK--Another proofpoint in development of social BI market. 1,279,210,416,000.00 via TweetDeck

Stay tuned. #Forrester #CRM Customer Service Wave, by @waband & yours truly, will be published early nxt wk. U think I dabble in CRM? 1,279,210,345,000.00 via TweetDeck

"Would 'Robin Sage' Have ..So Many Friends w/o Hot Pics?" ( JK--Sure most of U follow me cuz of sexy receding hairline. 1,279,210,217,000.00 via TweetDeck

The "oil spill compensation" spam is starting to gush into my inbox. What took you so long? 1,279,209,986,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: You've All I've Got Tonight (demo) by The Cars #KEXP: JK--Better than the hit recording. Rocks harder, rough edges enhance 1,279,209,910,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @brainpicker: "What language can we invent 4 gut brain so signals to big brain will be hard to ignore?" #TED: JK--Code every signal "SEX" 1,279,206,070,000.00 via TweetDeck

New blogpost: "Agile Data Warehousing: Do You Scrum?" ( 1,279,205,589,000.00 via TweetDeck

Taking brief from #GoldenSource: verticalized DW platform vdr 4 financial services. New EDW product. Keeping existing ODS data mgt platform. 1,279,203,308,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: Memory Gospel by Moby #KEXP: JK--But listening calmly. 1,279,199,880,000.00 via TweetDeck

Thinking quickly, reading quickly, writing quickly, rewriting quickly, re-reading quickly, re-thinking quickly, ........ 1,279,199,842,000.00 via TweetDeck

LOL! Defeated Disney army. Paul Noth cartoon from New Yorker, May 24 2010: 1,279,193,881,000.00 via TweetDeck

New Yorker sez Matthew Barney's "Cremaster" artfilm series'll never be put on DVD. Which media pillow silky enuff 4 his precious pearls? 1,279,158,749,000.00 via txt

Listening to The Books, "Beautiful People." Sounds like Benedictine monks & rogue mathematicians embraced Young Marble Giants as holy text. 1,279,156,043,000.00 via txt

Watching Ringo perform on PBS "Live fr Artists Den." All 4 Beatles had hits w/ own compositions post-breakup. No other group can match that 1,279,155,697,000.00 via txt

RT @BobDylanSays: "Good God Almighty" JK--Next time you find religion, Bob, keep it to yourself, unless revelation produces a memorable song 1,279,145,949,000.00 via TweetDeck

@judell Brilliant parody of Allen Ginsberg ( for the Tweet Generation. Did I just coin that? Call me @jimkerouac !!!! 1,279,145,772,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to judell

@HowardKurtz Do tea partiers care whether Palin can see Russia from her backyard? Why so close? Raises suspicions. Investigate that woman! 1,279,145,348,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to HowardKurtz

RT @reasonapplied: "Digital is Dead." ( JK--Let's enshrine this in "let's declare everything dead" headline hall of fame 1,279,145,097,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @cote: "Holy shit! I just got my inbox down to 8 emails!" JK--Spammers take note: you're losing the war: blast away! 1,279,144,892,000.00 via TweetDeck

@CurtMonash Right. HBase still sort of hanging out there under the Hadoop umbrella. 'Twould be nice to see crisper Hadoop ref framework. 1,279,144,269,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to CurtMonash

Funny how pub with #SOA in title takes note of #TIBCO #Spotfire #BI announcement, but ignores other BI vdrs. Broaden yer analytics coverage! 1,279,144,094,000.00 via TweetDeck

"Why Americans aren't prepared 4 next mega-disaster" ( JK--Speak 4 yourself. I've got solid Armageddon Mitigation Plan! 1,279,141,091,000.00 via TweetDeck

Letting the Machines Decide ( JK--Decision automation. Actually, U can do it--and many do--sans artificial intelligence 1,279,140,903,000.00 via TweetDeck

As analyst I always assume I've not been fully briefed by all involved parties in broad industry alliance. Often they barely know each other 1,279,140,662,000.00 via TweetDeck

"No all-encompassing IdP in near future" ( JK--Really? I assumed Big Brother was working on the project. 1,279,140,486,000.00 via TweetDeck

My Q3 & early Q4 travel schedule is filling up. I'm also updating my #Forrester #EDW Wave during this period. 1,279,140,055,000.00 via TweetDeck

Ahh..some situations R so flaky that I half-expect abominable snowman 2 coalesce from flakes & eat me alive...sorry if seeded yer nightmares 1,279,139,332,000.00 via TweetDeck

Put the #Forrester TEI study on ROI of #DW appliances into content edit. A Q3 deliverable. I promise you all. 1,279,138,731,000.00 via TweetDeck

Another #Forrester client asking how #EMC #Greenplum changes #DW industry playing field. Y'all saw my blog last week? 1,279,138,033,000.00 via TweetDeck

Hey vendors, don't worry if analysts "like" you. This ain't Facebook & we're not your "friends." We're mkt researchers: just feed us updates 1,279,135,710,000.00 via TweetDeck

I love renewing IT mag subscriptions online. I have the wrist-action & one-hand two-stroke index/ring checklist-entry cha-cha down pat. 1,279,134,815,000.00 via TweetDeck

@targyros There's diff btwn #Exadata"reference accounts," paying customers (>ref accts), & pipeline (greater still). How great, #Oracle ? 1,279,134,080,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to targyros

RT @maryjofoley: MSFT: 'If don't cannibalize our existing business, others will': #wpc10: JK--Eat "your own" for lunch? 1,279,133,852,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: Rachel & Cali by Damien Jurado #KEXP: JK--Listen attentively to the lyrics. Damien parcels out story with rising tension 1,279,133,378,000.00 via TweetDeck

Interesting how few IT vendors describe their solutions as "Web" this-or-that anymore. Just assumed. Same'll happen with "social" & "cloud." 1,279,132,522,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: Zorbing by Stornoway #KEXP: JK--Wow! What is this new happy summer song? Who is this artist? 1,279,128,973,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: Rill Rill by Sleigh Bells #KEXP: JK--Only song on awesome debut LP that has "sleigh bells" feel to it--albeit electronic. 1,279,128,702,000.00 via TweetDeck

Working on slides for July 28 #TDWI webinar with #Oracle on mixing workloads in next-gen #EDW. 1,279,120,200,000.00 via TweetDeck

Going to manually un-follow every tweeter who auto-tweets #foursquare geo updates. Would be great if could automate that rule in Twitter. 1,279,120,129,000.00 via TweetDeck

Wow! Exercise shows results. Packed workday, climbed 8 flights of stairs, pretty nurse took my blood pressure reading. Still in normal range 1,279,118,880,000.00 via TweetDeck

Next best actions: transactions optimize via analytics to max happiness of customers, shareholders & other stakeholders at each process step 1,279,117,782,000.00 via TweetDeck

Doubt Sufjan Stevens'll produce LP for each US state. But would've been cool if Beatles had also put out "Purple Album," ""Mauve Album," etc 1,279,117,081,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @rwang0: "Next gen BI ...about putting information in touch of your hands" #microsoft #partners #wpc10 JK--Mobile? 1,279,116,914,000.00 via TweetDeck

Social BI. For starters it's collaborative self-service mashup of dashboards/reports/etc by business analysts. Facebook-y GUI? Not essential 1,279,116,854,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @TibcoSpotfire: "Tibco Silver Spotfire" ( JK--Free 1-year trial of self-service SaaS social BI offering. Cool. 1,279,116,767,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @ChannelWeb Larry Ellison Close To Buying Golden State Warriors: JK--"Golden State Oracles"? He wouldn't. Would he? 1,279,116,399,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: All The Pleasures Of The World by The Crayon Fields #KEXP: JK--Thought DJ said "Creme-Filled"s. Would be good bandname 1,279,106,865,000.00 via TweetDeck

"Reimagining Radio's Future" ( JK--Another tiresome focus on Pandora. I stream only #KEXP. 1,279,106,744,000.00 via TweetDeck

"Oracle Exadata Intelligent Warehouse Solutions" ( JK--Vertical analytic solution appliances: comms & retail, to start 1,279,106,343,000.00 via TweetDeck

Rickles said Rat Pack used hotel steam room every day at 5pm to work off all-night-bender hangovers & be fresh on Vegas stage that night. 1,279,064,577,000.00 via txt

Adm. Thad Allen (Ret), Nat'l Incident Commander @ BP spill? Freelancer? Will we d'grade Afghanistan 2 "incident" & Petraeus 2 head watchdog? 1,279,055,699,000.00 via txt

Social geo predictive agile cloud Hadoop real-time. Not sure what order should string these adjectives. Wait, cloud no adjective. Nor Hadoop 1,279,055,071,000.00 via txt

"Wild computing devices from late 1800s & early 1900s" ( JK--Each had rotating components. All-SSD will end all that! 1,279,040,684,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @HowardKurtz: Fun fact: Blago hated job so much he used to hide in bathroom to avoid budget director. Bleeping golden. 1,279,037,258,000.00 via TweetDeck

Just did yet another Hadoop inquiry w/ #Forrester IT practitioner (multinational) unsure where to start & which best vendors & consultants. 1,279,037,165,000.00 via TweetDeck

Sentiment analysis is like isolating atoms/molecules outside context of chemical reactions. Conversation & relationships catalyze sentiment. 1,279,033,384,000.00 via TweetDeck

Wonder what embedded recommendation engine powers my Zune HD's "Smart DJ." It sequences like the best human DJs. Without annoying chatter. 1,279,031,960,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: Babelonia by School Of Seven Bells #KEXP: JK--This group makes songs that have an "always-rising" motion to them. Buoyant! 1,279,031,749,000.00 via TweetDeck

Taking a steady stream of vendor customer inquiries on the "social" side of BI, in terms of user experience, streaming media analytics, etc. 1,279,031,395,000.00 via TweetDeck

Oh....George Steinbrenner passed away....I only recall his thinly veiled parody on "Seinfeld." Otherwise, never paid attention to him. 1,279,029,834,000.00 via TweetDeck

Seeing how analytical baseball is, wouldn't put it past 'em not 2 embed w'less BI in gloves. Support pitcher drilldown on batter weaknesses. 1,279,029,751,000.00 via TweetDeck

Latency is word I never use outside IT contexts. When pops up inadvertently elsewhere, I stress "late"--more latency means msg arrives later 1,279,029,343,000.00 via TweetDeck

Folks who rejoice in quick weight loss w/o regular exercise R like those who declare flood risk over at low tide. Recontour your coastline! 1,279,028,542,000.00 via TweetDeck

Sentiment analysis. Can't do justice to "trial balloons." Put tentative thoughts out to fish for reactions. Then we tune our feelings to fit 1,279,027,833,000.00 via TweetDeck

Geo intelligence. Like CEP, text analysis, & pred modeling, BI vendors will acquire/assimilate pureplays. BI's mobile & social--why not geo? 1,279,027,500,000.00 via TweetDeck

Geo intelligence. Geo coordinates are dimensions, just as social coordinates are. Geo-social-intelligence. Obvious mobile commerce tie-in. 1,279,027,341,000.00 via TweetDeck

Geo intelligence. Not yet well-defined BI mkt segment. But Pitney-Bowes, Alteryx, Space-Time Insight, ESRI, SpatialKey, Safe Software in it 1,279,027,224,000.00 via TweetDeck

Social media becoming gaming env with Foursquares & Farmvilles & their ilk. Making it less social. Like watching others shoot craps. 1,279,024,453,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @sonofhal: I just became the mayor of not giving a fuck where you are on @foursquare. Turn off the damn autotweets, people. 1,279,023,668,000.00 via TweetDeck

Northrop Grumman moving HQ to "Falls Church VA." Actually, that location not in Falls Church. It's in Fairfax County. Near Merrifield, fyi. 1,279,023,536,000.00 via TweetDeck

Embedded BI. Do you want your KPIs pulled from a single app? Or aggregated across many? If latter, don't do the app-embedded route. 1,279,023,328,000.00 via TweetDeck

Enjoying Blagojevich trial. Unbelievably venal, corrupt & arrogant fool. And lazy: aides had 2 corner him in bowling alleys to get work done 1,279,020,623,000.00 via TweetDeck

Should be law requiring newscasters to pause 1-2 beats after announcing latest research claim re diet or health & state firmly: "...or not" 1,278,992,308,000.00 via txt

Is declaring things dead dead? With "long tail," fine-grained micro-niches, & frictionless ntwk distribution, nostalgia a thing of the past? 1,278,990,716,000.00 via TweetDeck

Listening to Sade "Cherish the Day." Try holding any other thoughts or feelings during this. Sade holds your heart in suspended animation. 1,278,987,922,000.00 via txt

Listening to Love, "A House Is Not A Motel," from "Forever Changes." Like most Love, urgent, mystifying poem song. Great guitar freak outro 1,278,981,078,000.00 via txt

@CurtMonash Didn't say that. What I said that Hadoop includes column-oriented data store. It's HBase (not HDFS): 1,278,976,002,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to CurtMonash

Listening to Rupert Holmes "Escape (The Pina Colada Song)." The Yuppie national anthem. And a damn good drinking song. 1,278,974,860,000.00 via txt

RE ME TWEET: Sarcasm = surface praise cloaking subterranean damnation. Sink your sentiment analysis teeth into that. One tough nut, eh? 1,278,970,565,000.00 via txt

Paywall. Could describe any commercial contract as paywall. Slip pay thru portal in contractual wall & out pops equiv value. Nuthin sinister 1,278,966,499,000.00 via TweetDeck

Interviewed by Jeff Kelly of on soc media analytics. Deep dive on sentiment analysis, sarcasm, & false pos&negs 1,278,966,152,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @rbkarel: "What's Next On The #MDM Horizon?" - l7/20 #Forrester TweetJam 1,278,963,974,000.00 via TweetDeck

Harvey "American Splendor" Pekar, 1939-2010 ( JK--His noir-ish self-ref indie comix put the gritty in nitty. 1,278,955,497,000.00 via TweetDeck

Why does "vuvuzela" make me giggle? The word, that is. 1,278,948,155,000.00 via TweetDeck

Ooooh...another #Forrester analyst used the term "muscle memory" in a biz context. Very good. Your yoga training is showing. 1,278,948,086,000.00 via TweetDeck

@CurtMonash In terms of NoSQL being a meaningless term, see my position that very issue: 1,278,948,039,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to CurtMonash

@CurtMonash You say that, but the NoSQL website says this: 1,278,946,998,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to CurtMonash

The only analysts who fret about paywalls are those who, like Humpty-Dumpty, teeter on edge, not sure which way to go. Fragile biz models. 1,278,945,469,000.00 via TweetDeck

@CurtMonash "Stuck behind a paywall"? Ha! It's a magnifying glass increasing our visibility, & delivering us into wider range of engagements 1,278,945,384,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to CurtMonash

@CurtMonash Best to assume that nobody knows you from Adam, no matter how long you've been in biz. Must re-introduce constantly. 1,278,944,776,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to CurtMonash

@CurtMonash Tons. More than brownie points. You're an Eagle Scout among analysts. 1,278,944,722,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to CurtMonash

@kristinevick Yes, I know. And I was having my fun with it as well. 1,278,943,665,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to kristinevick

@CurtMonash I said "brownie points" if you can identify them. Of course I know them all. But don't take for granted that others/newbies do. 1,278,943,630,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to CurtMonash

Taking briefing from Pitney Bowes Business Insight/Portrait on the former's acquisition of latter. 1,278,939,889,000.00 via TweetDeck

Working Kawasaki URL: 1,278,939,227,000.00 via TweetDeck

Weird. Googling 4 Hadoop points, via Kylie Minogue (, to this whitepaper ( Kylie an IT diva too? 1,278,937,050,000.00 via TweetDeck

Moral of story, per what I said recently: Personalities perish, stars dim, & hot flips to not. Build analyst brand 2 mitigate those risks. 1,278,936,639,000.00 via TweetDeck

Guy Kawasaki "old theory is ...suck up to ... the A+ listers." ( JK--Brownie pts if you've heard of the cited "A-listers" 1,278,936,413,000.00 via TweetDeck

Social media: "The nobodies are the new somebodies." -- Guy Kawasaki ( 1,278,936,266,000.00 via TweetDeck

Line btwn archiving & EDW dissolving (all piece of multi-temperature storage mgt). Line btwn EDW & BI dissolving (all a piece of appliances) 1,278,936,165,000.00 via TweetDeck

Twitter always 1st place to turn 4 breaking industry news. The trades' websites are 2nd. The trades' newsletters 3rd. Their paper mags last 1,278,935,975,000.00 via TweetDeck

@escapeintolife Memory adapts, and so does attention. Often we don't realize how much memory goes wasted anyway. Best not 2 get too attached 1,278,935,840,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to escapeintolife

@EventCloudPro Well some of us are birds of feather tweeting together. Some on other branches, cackling, warbling, cocking their doodle-doos 1,278,935,694,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to EventCloudPro

RT @kexpplaylist: Wallingford by Damien Jurado #KEXP: JK--This new LP sounds great. Damien's NeilYoung-y odd vox benefits from strong songs. 1,278,935,427,000.00 via TweetDeck

"Microsoft's MDM product appears" ( JK--Now we're waiting for Microsoft PDW (petabyte-scale DW appliance/grid). Soon. 1,278,935,297,000.00 via TweetDeck

"7 Questions For Oracle On Exadata" ( JK--Doug asks right questions. Bob alludes 2 vdr face-off I don't wish 2 witness 1,278,934,758,000.00 via TweetDeck

'fblike" ( JK--Social recommendation engine built on Facebook Open Graph ( "Like" aggregation? 1,278,902,249,000.00 via TweetDeck

TV ad for NYTimes "Weekender" (Fri-Sat-Sun) delivery option. Are daily paper metro newspapers becoming weekly mags? We get daily news online 1,278,900,678,000.00 via TweetDeck

"Are we burning out on Facebook?" ( JK--Definitely plateau'd in rate at which people "reconnect" & post cool new stuff. 1,278,899,917,000.00 via TweetDeck

Ought to be show called "IMHO" where critics shove their humble opinions down each others' throats & rub each other's faces in humble pie. 1,278,899,392,000.00 via TweetDeck

@EventCloudPro OK. So what's the point? Who said analysts need to tweet or have any other particular channel to publish their views? 1,278,899,072,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to EventCloudPro

@SethGrimes No, it's more like a musician listening to a radio DJ who plays the best stuff by other contemporary musicians whose music U dig 1,278,898,989,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to SethGrimes

Just pointed out to Sonya (she doesn't care) that "Virgin Suicides" is set in my precise coming-of-age era/local: 1970s Michigan suburban. 1,278,897,642,000.00 via TweetDeck

Social networks should introduce an "I'm wasting my life" button. Press it & it locks U out & instructs your real friends to really visit U. 1,278,897,490,000.00 via TweetDeck

@MarkGoloboy Thanks. Proves what I always suspected: premium gas is an absolute waste of money. 1,278,897,325,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to MarkGoloboy

RT @kristinevick: Top 10 moments in the history of analytics JK--Know how I found this bogus? Got Beatle year wrong. 1,278,897,188,000.00 via TweetDeck

Social mktg campaign? As in your reputation & good name? As in rumor, gossip, word-o-mouth, & other stuf U can't directly control? Good luck 1,278,897,048,000.00 via TweetDeck

@Futureratti That's not addressing the issue of whether you respond to peer pressure differently now than then. 1,278,896,666,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to Futureratti

@SethGrimes Yep, per my direct-from-Ottawa tweets 2 weeks ago. 1,278,896,597,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to SethGrimes

Watching Sofia Coppola's "Virgin Suicides" on cable. Richly nuanced Michigan teenage tragedy. Great music too. 1,278,896,282,000.00 via TweetDeck

In aesthetic debates, each anchors POV deeply inside own established tastes. How receptive R U 2 vegan saying shouldnt enjoy real ice cream? 1,278,884,875,000.00 via txt

Let's see, other archaic points of view this partygoer tried to corner me with? Atonal arrythmic discordant music not music. Hurts his ears 1,278,884,559,000.00 via txt

Another futile chat thread with same partygoer. He considers romance languages only fit tongues 4 poetry & free, unrhymed verse not poetry. 1,278,884,309,000.00 via txt

Futile party chat last night w/ classical music buff who can't accept fact it's tiny niche & deems Philip Glass an abomination. I dig Glass. 1,278,884,102,000.00 via txt

Let's be blunt: Social networks are a cauldron of never-ending peer pressure. Down deep, you relate to it exactly as U did in highschool. 1,278,878,992,000.00 via txt

Well-meaning but lame travel piece in WashPost about how "hip" Ottawa's become. Focus on dining, shopping, & galleries. No biking or walking 1,278,875,582,000.00 via txt

Never seen published correlations btwn octane & MPG, horsepower, reliability, or car usable lifespan. What does the premium price buy you? 1,278,871,703,000.00 via txt

Like 3-pt stress-relief guidelines in latest USA Weekend: meditation, guided imagery, progressive muscle relaxation. Not hard 2 habituate 1,278,859,330,000.00 via txt

Can U do #MDM without #DW? Sure, but need cntrl gov focus : common views, common defint'ns, common metadata, common workflos, common whatevr 1,278,859,052,000.00 via txt

Fiesta anoche. Cubano-Amer scholar building DB on music re Cuba written by foreigners. I mentioned Brit Kirsty MacColl "Tropical Brainstorm" 1,278,858,749,000.00 via txt

Can U do #MDM without #DW? Sure, but are U prepared to go whole hog with data federation? I didn't think so. Hub MDM around EDW. 1,278,858,418,000.00 via txt

Can U do #MDM without #DW? Sure, but it's already complicated enough. Designate master data gov focus. Excellent focus is EDW: multidomain. 1,278,858,292,000.00 via txt

Listening to teachers talk shop, at party where most are of that profession. Tech analysts talk shop too, but virtually. We tweet. 1,278,805,338,000.00 via txt

It's mid-afternoon and approximately 25-30 degrees cooler than was this time just few days ago. Or about 10-15 degrees more pleasant Celsius 1,278,787,968,000.00 via txt

Been about 50 million years since I've seen or heard ISDN mentioned anywhere. Not that it matters. Sorry for wasting a tweet on it. 1,278,787,667,000.00 via txt

Thank you Michael Steele! Your country appreciates yr self-sacrifice. Being burnt at stake takes time. Don't rush. Keep flapping those gums 1,278,781,034,000.00 via txt

Cracked actress. The pathetic Lindsay Lohan saga continues. Well at least she's feeding all media channels with monetizable content. 1,278,777,557,000.00 via txt

Watching "Forbes on Fox." GOP pundits debate depth & metric tonnage of s**t in creek & how far up it Dems'll B if dont extend "Bush tax cut" 1,278,774,674,000.00 via txt

Beyonce is beautiful talented hardworking woman who can really sing & dance. But her material is often weak. She puts no melodies in yr head 1,278,772,641,000.00 via txt

As a kid, I thought they named it Stuckey's cuz U would only eat there if you were stuck far out in the boonies with no place better nearby. 1,278,772,352,000.00 via txt

Kings of Leon absolutely must do Xmas album dedicated to King of Noel. Invite Noel Paul Stookey. Sell it exclusively at Stuckey's. 1,278,772,102,000.00 via txt

Would like 2 C microwave cooking show on the fine arts of open pkg, read directions, remove foil, push buttons, & patiently watch it revolve 1,278,771,850,000.00 via txt

Thing about modern sports fanhood: If your roots elsewhere than place U built a life, it's that much harder to root root root 4 home team. 1,278,771,337,000.00 via txt

In sports news: LeBron James is who? He's going where? I should care why? 9:10 AM Jul 10th via txt

Ah we are finally getting the steady soaking rain that our baked earth been screaming for. Summer forecast: Marvelous mudpies. 9:04 AM Jul 10th via txt

NPR intervu Collins on Dickinson. Whitman a convenient foil. His logorrhea, her logopaction. His man of the world, her mystery spinster. 9:01 AM Jul 10th via txt

NPR intervu Collins on Dickinson. Many fix on her depressive themes. Like him, I'm electrified by her compressive economy. Worlds in a word. 8:59 AM Jul 10th via txt

NPR interview Collins on Dickinson. Her metrical invariance forces focus on her content, imagery, word choice, & dash-strewn punctuation. 8:54 AM Jul 10th via txt

Listened to NPR podcast interview Billy Collins on Emily Dickinson. Wow! True! All her verse singable 2 tune of "YelloRoseofTX" Common meter 8:50 AM Jul 10th via txt

I tend to follow anybody @bfr3nch follows. She's one of the very best connoisseurs of analyst commentary. We get better with age (I hope) 9:49 PM Jul 9th via Seesmic

TweetDeck's up & running normal. But I'm definitely going to play more with Seesmic & alternative social-media dashboards. 9:45 PM Jul 9th via TweetDeck

Watching "Wonder Boys" on cable from my sofa with beer & mincemeat tarts. Michael Douglas plays aging brokedown professor/author with grit. 9:12 PM Jul 9th via txt

When I'm moving my lips real fast (which is always), I tend to say MapReduce & Hadoop as if they were one word: MapReDoop. 7:05 PM Jul 9th via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: Fire With Fire by The Gossip #KEXP: JK--What's the name of this lady rock singer? She's got serious backbone in her voice! 6:55 PM Jul 9th via TweetDeck

Wife had a good idea for enjoying those crumbly moist muffins to the max: eat 'em with a spoon! 6:22 PM Jul 9th via txt

Beck turns 40. Whip-smart, inventive, hardworking, protean, & ineffably cool--& every inch the nerd. May he, Moby, Byrne, & Eno live forever 4:37 PM Jul 9th via txt

Anybody who truly listens to John Lennon's Beatles lyrics knows what brilliant playful poet he was. Full of depth, vibrancy, imagery, & guts 4:33 PM Jul 9th via txt

Listening to The Doors, "Alabama Song (Whisky Bar)" from their 1st LP. Perfect cover song for 1967 sex&drugs hippie rock band. Kurt Weill. 4:27 PM Jul 9th via txt

Mulling #DW market pricing bands. Concentric hairball layers fetch progressively premium prices. Pay 4 more tightly wound entanglements. 4:20 PM Jul 9th via txt