Friday, August 06, 2010

Aweekstweets July 30 to August 6 2010: a week of enduring interdictions & interruptions without disruption

Webcast w/me #sap #sybase #fuzzylogix “In-Database Analytics–Simpler, Faster, Smarter” Tues Aug 31 1pm (EDT). Register about 2 hours ago via Seesmic

Hiroshima annihilation took place 65 years ago today. An entire city was obliterated by chunk of radioactive mineral the size of human fist. about 3 hours ago via Seesmic

Dan Lahl of #SAP #Sybase has a name that, to me, is a mnemonic for his ebullient personality. Always makes me laugh out loud. LOL! about 4 hours ago via Seesmic

Prepping for webinar I'm doing at month's end with #SAP #Sybase & #FuzzyLogix on in-database analytics. We all have hi-res thoughts 2 share. about 4 hours ago via Seesmic

A thought: History may only rarely be written by the losers, but it is always written by the writers. about 4 hours ago via Tweetie for Mac Retweeted by you and 6 others

We've got #Empowered goodies for you: a new widget, a chapter download, and a list of our case studies. about 4 hours ago via TweetDeck Retweeted by you and 1 other

Teradata interested in dataflow technology & engineering skills. Not carrying forward the product. No statement how technology will be used. about 4 hours ago via TweetDeck Retweeted by you

"Just Like Honey by Jesus and Mary Chain #KEXP" /via @kexpplaylist #kexp JK--What's that lyric "I'll be a plastic toilet"?!? Can't be right about 4 hours ago via Seesmic

"You Are My Joy by The Reindeer Section from the album Son Of Evil Reindeer" /via @kexpplaylist #kexp JK--One of my fave songs of veneration about 4 hours ago via Seesmic in reply to kexpplaylist

Will be updating my #Forrester report on #EDW appliances this quarter. Addressing new trends in scaling & bundled analytic solutions. about 4 hours ago via Seesmic

Reviewing vendor comments on my #Forrester #EDW Wave draft eval criteria. about 5 hours ago via Seesmic

Cogitating humans spin sexier turns of phrase to outdo other humans in war for online influence, per new research pulled out of U know where about 5 hours ago via Seesmic

"HP aims to measure Twitter influence" ( JK--"Overcome user passivity"--ie, I sing sweet, U retweet, repeat repeat repeat about 5 hours ago via Seesmic

Colleges should model selves on social networks. Keep personal connections fresh long after leave campus. Conducive to alumnus generosity. about 5 hours ago via Seesmic

#Teradata acq of #Kickfire assets validates 3-30 rule on #DW appliance vdrs. If don't have > 30 customers after 3 years, your assets R grass about 5 hours ago via Seesmic

"Social Engineers Successfully Gather Info" ( JK--Social media flame wars can be engineered. Just have to light a fuse. about 5 hours ago via Seesmic

People who parse my tweetstream for streaks might notice intensive music stretches. Often, that's while writing tech report, blog, or preso. about 5 hours ago via Seesmic

#Foursquare & 7 years ago, 'twas 2003 & who knew where U blogged from nor cared, cuz geo self-loc not yet default, now it's done 2 a fault. about 5 hours ago via Seesmic

TweetDeck is oddly inoperable at this moment. Have switched over to my very capable backup Twitter dashboard: Seesmic. about 5 hours ago via Seesmic

Whew. Finished first full draft of next Forrester report: "Zeroing In On CRM HEROes: The Power of Social Network Analysis." In peer review. about 5 hours ago via Seesmic

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: Words Of Love by The Beatles from Beatles For Sale JK--Fab Four's pitch-perfect B. Holly cover w/3-way vox harmony. about 6 hours ago via Seesmic

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: 5 Years Time by Noah & The Whale fr. Peaceful, The World.. JK--Impossible 2 resist singing this "sun sun sun" chorus about 6 hours ago via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp There She Goes by The La's from the album The La's JK--Richly culturally evocative song from the early 90s. about 7 hours ago via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: Fitz & Dizzyspells by Andrew Bird from Noble Beast JK--Note "wedding bells" ring vibe on this gem. Kudos @loserboy about 7 hours ago via TweetDeck

To the extent that alumni, alma mater, & classmate sites want to become major social networks, need to hook us to people we actually met. about 8 hours ago via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Slow Motion by Panda Bear from the album Tomboy 7'' JK--Animal Collective dude. Same Philip Glass-ish cyclic pop vibe about 9 hours ago via TweetDeck

@lmacvittie Right. Nothing focuses the mind more beautifully than the threat of imminent deadline. about 9 hours ago via TweetDeck in reply to lmacvittie

@lmacvittie Couldn't hurt. My mantra is equivalent: "I will finish this report. I will finish this report....This morning. This morning" about 9 hours ago via TweetDeck in reply to lmacvittie

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp It Takes A Muscle by M.I.A. from the album Maya JK--My favorite song from her latest. Mid-tempo melodic reggae rhythm about 10 hours ago via TweetDeck

"Methane powered car runs on human excrement" ( JK--Good. Now we can drive cross-country without pitstop. about 10 hours ago via TweetDeck

I don't like the fact that has just told me a recently departed person has just published a new note. Somehow, I doubt it. about 10 hours ago via TweetDeck

I like the fact that Windows Live Hotmail can now use POP3 to pull messages from Yahoo mail acct. So I have just one personal email to check about 10 hours ago via TweetDeck

Spending evening browsing & reading some of the great diverse analyst reports that #Forrester publishes. No--I focus on own area during day. about 17 hours ago via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Gonna Get Along Without Ya Now by Skeeter Davis from Essential Skeeter Davis JK--Didn't realize She & Him's was cover about 18 hours ago via TweetDeck

Bill Gates' campaign to get other billionaires 2 donate the majority of their wealth 2 charity could turn out 2 be his most lasting legacy. about 19 hours ago via txt

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Hitch Hike by The Rolling Stones from Out of Our Heads JK--Any resemblance to VU's "There She Goes Again" is uncanny 1,281,031,375,000.00 via TweetDeck

That there was a packed/substantive tweet. #DW market consolidation continues as touch-and-go startups shop selves and/or assets to veterans 1,281,031,199,000.00 via TweetDeck

#Teradata acquires assets of #Kickfire,incl. 90% of eng staff. Keeping KF Santa Clara R&D ctr. Discontinuing KF prods. KF founders now w/TD. 1,281,031,039,000.00 via TweetDeck

"Keeping yr company image safe on soc media" ( JK--How? Sentiment enforcement? Nobody allowed to tweet nasty about U? 1,281,027,459,000.00 via TweetDeck

Took briefing with @jhammond from #Karmasphere, a VC-backed startup commercializing Hadoop tools for developers & tech/biz analysts. 1,281,024,316,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Walking After Midnight by Patsy Cline from album Patsy Cline JK--KEXP DJs have coolest sonic juxtas: Iggy then Patsy 1,281,021,763,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp I Wanna Be Your Dog by The Stooges from LP The Stooges JK--1969. Wasn't only proto-punk band then. But became icon. 1,281,021,715,000.00 via TweetDeck

Random arrivals. Poussin distribution. Yes, those old X.25 packet-switching traffic engineering terms coming back to me. Randomly. Why? 1,281,021,552,000.00 via TweetDeck

Before long, won't see marketers boast do "social media campaign." That'll be assumed, just as TV, print, sch-keywd, etc presences assumed 1,281,020,550,000.00 via TweetDeck

Scrolling down in TweetDeck is always a great way to break my mental block when writing. Something always suggests something else. 1,281,018,964,000.00 via TweetDeck

Constant comment is of course what I do. Hence, I am what I drink, unless U're talking hard stuff, then, no, I'm not. But imbibe after hours 1,281,018,467,000.00 via TweetDeck

On my second big cup of tea this morning. Started with the English breakfast tea. Moved on to the spicy Constant Comment. 1,281,018,368,000.00 via TweetDeck

Working on #Forrester report on social network analysis right now. Writing up anti-fraud case study. Context for previous tweet. On my mind. 1,281,018,322,000.00 via TweetDeck

@briansolis Social shopping. You have 2 worry about potential 4 organized crime 2 dupe people into fraudulent buying circles on Facebook etc 1,281,018,223,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to briansolis

@ldallasBMOC Right. Collaboration is people giving each other space, time, & respect 2 complete their pieces of joint effort. Rudeness kills 1,281,016,467,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to ldallasBMOC

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Burning Hell by Tom Jones from Praise & Blame JK--Suddenly, this is my fave Tom Jones song--and I've been fan 4 years 1,281,015,874,000.00 via TweetDeck

@Danne_Hotchkiss I get philosophical between substantive tweets. I make my stabs at humor when substance of headline I retweet speaks 4 self 1,281,015,782,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to Danne_Hotchkiss

Watched Science Channel show on solar system last night. Stunningly beautiful segment on northern lights, filmed at Arctic Circle. Hypnotic. 1,281,014,985,000.00 via TweetDeck

As regards possessions, some people R hoarders. Some retain next 2 nothing. Others curate their lives: sift, select, & frame their legacies. 1,281,014,790,000.00 via TweetDeck

Every day is a winding road, as Sheryl Crow said. It's also jammed expressway. Everybody jockeys 4 lane position, each in self-contained pod 1,281,014,558,000.00 via TweetDeck

@Al3x4nd3rR Yeah, but I tweet a lot via txt-msg from my cellphone, and that stuff doesn't auto-sync to Facebook. 1,281,014,425,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to Al3x4nd3rR

RT @samanthastone: "Something good is going to happen today, I can feel it." JK--The sun came up. That's a good start. 1,281,014,383,000.00 via TweetDeck

Finding a cool use for Tumblr. It auto-syncs all my tweets to my Facebook, so I don't have to scrape & paste myself. 1,281,014,206,000.00 via TweetDeck

@monkchips Professionalizing? Big part of that is just instilling in yourself the occupation-optimized habits needed to sustain a livelihood 1,281,013,627,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to monkchips

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Georgia by Cee-Lo Green from the album Lady Killer JK--Great new soul song from the singing half of Gnarls Barkley. 1,281,012,333,000.00 via TweetDeck

Seeing strong financial numbers all across the #DW industry, including #Teradata this morning. Definitely a sector on a continuing roll. 1,281,010,806,000.00 via TweetDeck

"Tech companies #fail at social media" ( JK--Most soc media corporate "presence" is like mid-90s websites: showy shallow 1,281,008,456,000.00 via TweetDeck

Google Wave. Signed up & found nobody there. Went back several times but same thing. Like city restaurant without customers. I kept walking. 1,281,008,154,000.00 via TweetDeck

William Shatner - It Was a Very Good Year (YouTube) #music JK--Maybe, but a very bad performance, from late 60s. 1,281,007,047,000.00 via TweetDeck

TWEET//I post my post. It's/most microscopic. It's a/most minute topic. 1,280,968,661,000.00 via TweetDeck

@glenrabie #agilebi Beg2differ: predictive has not been "what" traditional BI capable of, but accessibility a long-established "how" trend. 1,280,964,340,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to glenrabie

Social Business Intelligence Is No Fleeting Glance: #bi #data #analytics #SocialBI #Forrester @jameskobielus @rbkarel 1,280,932,593,000.00 via web Retweeted by you and 1 other

RT @TechCrunch: "Google Buys Slide...Getting More Serious about Social Games" ( JK--Bah. Ban all gaming but Solitaire. 1,280,957,804,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @glenrabie #agilebi @bevelson: "what" of bi is not changing the "how" is (via @wherescape) JK--Disagree. New "what": predictive & current 1,280,957,681,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Gardening at Night by REM from Chronic Town EP JK--1983. Bought EP at same Madison WI store where met REM month later 1,280,957,545,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @FakeAPStylebook:Portmanteaus like..."mompreneur" R shorthand 4 "Punch me in the face" JK--Don't forget "coopetition" & kindred "frenemy" 1,280,957,400,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @Peter_ebizQ: "Are most biz processes neither detected nor invented?" ( ) #bpm JK--Most spontaneously shape-shift. 1,280,957,160,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @SuzanneCarver:"Cynicism is death to creativity" via @DanielleLaPorte JK--Really? Are you a comedy fan? No, "Family Circus" doesn't count 1,280,956,929,000.00 via TweetDeck

Demise of Google Wave reminds me to look for more "Is Social Dead?" stories in press. Saw one today about teenagers abandoning Facebook. 1,280,956,589,000.00 via TweetDeck

@mikojava What it means is one of my brothers is impersonating IT reporter. In which case, they've hidden mimicry skills all these years. 1,280,956,404,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to mikojava

RT @dtapscott Goodbye to Google Wave.What does this tell us? ( JK--Tells us Google swings & misses as much as Babe Ruth 1,280,956,288,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Don't Believe The Hype by Public Enemy JK--Song should be mandatory to play before keynote at all IT industry shows. 1,280,956,105,000.00 via TweetDeck

Bottom line on #SocialBI: Your #BI strategy incomplete if can't crowdsource actionable intelligence/brilliance from social communities. 1,280,956,020,000.00 via TweetDeck

Felt good today 2 take time 2 map out #SocialBI alignment with self-service, pervasive, cloud, collaborative, mashup, & agile #BI strategies 1,280,955,953,000.00 via TweetDeck

Reporters refer to me either as James Kobielus or Jim Kobielus. Former is me on best behavior. Latter's me talkin' trash. Jes' so's ya know. 1,280,955,621,000.00 via TweetDeck

"Position-based quantum cryptography: A scientific breakthrough?" ( JK--Near as I can tell, strong geospatial security. 1,280,954,811,000.00 via TweetDeck

"Are Motorola and Verizon Building Boob Tab?" ( JK--Read whole article & still have no idea what that is. Great teaser. 1,280,954,325,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Baby Lee by Teenage Fanclub from Shadows JK--Someday I expect to spontaneously sing this happy tune out of clear blue 1,280,953,387,000.00 via TweetDeck

"Soc media analytics...some question tech’s readiness" ( JK--LInguists haven't finished mapping human mind-tongue nexus 1,280,953,221,000.00 via TweetDeck

"Successful social media analytics requires commitmnt, experimentation" ( JK--"A hell of a lot" is more than a zillion 1,280,952,764,000.00 via TweetDeck

Finished 1st full set of slides for my upcoming #TIBCO #Spotfire webinar on #SocialBI. Needed to be anti-social (no tweeting) to get it done 1,280,950,921,000.00 via TweetDeck

Interviewed by Elisabeth Horwitt of Computerworld on apps, trends, vendors, & best practices in self-service #BI. 1,280,935,995,000.00 via TweetDeck

Interviewed by Jeff Kelly of on starting, building, & staffing an advanced analytics team. 1,280,935,935,000.00 via TweetDeck

@monkchips #shittr Re Spain history, U can plausibly argue Moors were merrier. Great architecture! By contrast, RC inquisition a big downer. 1,280,932,312,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to monkchips

RT @socialmedia2day "Influence is Bliss" ( #sm JK--No it ain't. Influence is having people hanging on your every hiccup 1,280,931,996,000.00 via TweetDeck

@merv Interesting application of inline recommendation engine for LinkedIn. "Next-best opportunity"? 1,280,931,869,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to merv

RT @BobDylanSays: "This Englishman said, 'Fab'" JK--Dude, he's building a computer chip factory in East Anglia. You are so out of it! 1,280,931,757,000.00 via TweetDeck

Working on my #SocialBI webinar with #TIBCO #Spotfire l8r this month. Hot topic. Absolutely insist y'all read my blog: 1,280,931,667,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Transliterator by DeVotchKa from A Mad And Faithful Telling JK--How 2 transliterate musical impressions into words? 1,280,931,408,000.00 via TweetDeck

Invention is the mother of necessity. If someone invents a better wheel, you'll quickly need it for cruising everywhere, always, & endlessly 1,280,931,297,000.00 via TweetDeck

Took another #Forrester cust inq on predictive proc platforms 4 real-time next-best-offer. Listen to my June podcast: 1,280,930,865,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp The Only Living Boy In New York by Simon & Garfunkel from Bridge Over Troubled Water JK--Perfect simple soulful Simon 1,280,928,216,000.00 via TweetDeck

Just recorded quick podcast interview on #SocialBI with @cparente of "Work Wine & Wheels" ( . Consumed no wine. 1,280,927,822,000.00 via TweetDeck

Re what @monkchips said (, that's Twitter-addict behavior. I'm not at that stage yet, BTW. Or if were, wouldn't mention 1,280,922,234,000.00 via TweetDeck

A stray context-opaque "thanks Bud" tweet btwn strangers in TweetDeck less annoying than same statement in email discussion thread. 1,280,922,049,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @hlsdk: "Surrealistic 2 C illegal immigrant land on crowded Spanish beach" JK--Ironic is the word. Spain's always been a conquest magnet. 1,280,921,875,000.00 via TweetDeck

Each tweet is the kernel of an idea. Cool thing about tweets is that U can't overdevelop it here. You just plant that seed in people's minds 1,280,921,653,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @sogrady "Even with Big Data, It's Hard to Ask Right Question": JK--Big data complicates. Start with kernel of idea 1,280,921,587,000.00 via TweetDeck

"Intermedia Adds Cloud PBX Service" ( JK--Does CPE now mean "cloud premises equipment"? 1,280,919,847,000.00 via TweetDeck

Mitch Miller. Svengali of sing-along. Lenin look-alike. Rich record producer. Spearheaded postwar pop bastard'zn. Rock rebelled against him. 1,280,890,612,000.00 via txt

RT @Slate: Wyclef Jean to run for presidency of Haiti JK--Predict Bono will run for president of Ireland. Not kidding 1,280,887,348,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @merv: If Jack Nicholson was data architect: "U can't handle one source of the truth!" JK--Jack would tell U to handle it btwn yer knees 1,280,887,240,000.00 via TweetDeck

Opening of Sara Bareilles "Love Song" sounds so similar to start of Chicago "Saturday in the Park" that scares me, um, how I'm dating myself 1,280,887,008,000.00 via TweetDeck

Sarah Palin. The Bristol-Levi yo-yo. The cavorting with Kate Gosselin & family. The half-over & quit governorship. Yep, serious candidate. 1,280,886,785,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @debtfreeguy: "Are Americans now more honest about weight?" ( JK--What's not 2 B honest about if hanging over belt? 1,280,886,679,000.00 via TweetDeck

"Can we abandon the copper plant?" ( JK--Hope not. After demotion from penny, element needs all the action it can get. 1,280,885,390,000.00 via TweetDeck

"Social media sucks up 23% of time online" ( JK--Thought this said "social media SUCKS 23% of the time." Both R correct 1,280,884,572,000.00 via TweetDeck

COMDEX returns as virtual tradeshow. Whoopidu. Nonvirtual shows R excuse 4 hardworking IT pros 2 escape physical office on sweet li'l junket 1,280,884,365,000.00 via TweetDeck

Get your Obama bailout! Get your Obama stimulus check! Get your Obama care! Get your Obama magic cancer cure! Gotta love spam. Not. 1,280,883,997,000.00 via TweetDeck

Should be noted: that linked-to RHell photo taken by me, Bookies, Detroit, 1979, SLR 35mm, B&W. Never had it ripped off. RIP Robert Quine! 1,280,881,080,000.00 via TweetDeck

Became Facebook friends w/Richard Hell today. This hyar voidoid: . Hey punk-poet: 58 baby me blanker than 49-er U 1,280,880,936,000.00 via TweetDeck

Blogosphere? Twittersphere? Bah! These don't work anymore. I say we call it the sociosphere & B dun wid it. Dontchu dare call it noosphere. 1,280,878,257,000.00 via txt

UAE & others balk at RIM not enabling discovery of BlkBry user comms w/in borders. See countries' POV. Sovereigns oversee domestic security. 1,280,869,472,000.00 via txt

Today I did #Forrester user #EDW inq focusing on which vendors also offer best-of-breed LDM & apps 4 their industry segment. Not atypical. 1,280,869,087,000.00 via txt

Did podcast, though. Pre-existing content that just needed some real-time vocalization & spontaneous ideational refresh 2 push 2 next level 1,280,868,646,000.00 via txt

Made some progress on new blogpost today. Have title & ideas. Lacked the time. Sometimes the time finds me. Let's see. 1,280,868,441,000.00 via txt

RT @CNN: "The surface of the sun has erupted and hurled tons of plasma into space." ( JK--That mean we're screwed? 1,280,866,082,000.00 via TweetDeck

Oughta be "in-soul analytics" to balance work-life ongoing, without regressing to fetal or fatal when going get tough but always scoring big 1,280,866,037,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: AWOO by The Hidden Cameras from the album AWOO JK--Magically lilting incantation fun songs from these Canadians. 1,280,864,918,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: Burned by Buffalo Springfield from the album Bxo Set JK--Great one. Must be Neil's. His vocal's out front. 1,280,864,862,000.00 via TweetDeck

Prepping to record my #Forrester podcast this afternoon. Same topic as this recent blogpost: 1,280,860,178,000.00 via TweetDeck

Staring at my 9 vendor-specific research files for #Forrester #EDW Wave update. Predictive analysis: will grow super-fat during research. 1,280,857,984,000.00 via TweetDeck

"Is Google doomed to always fail at social media?" ( JK--R we doomed to always expecting failure in dominant firms? 1,280,854,748,000.00 via TweetDeck

Prepping for #Forrester #EDW Wave kickoff call, starting in 15 minutes. Commercial solutions must be GA by Mon Sept 6 to be evaluated. 1,280,853,966,000.00 via TweetDeck

Fact that social media displacing calls & emails among young gen shows much of that unnecessary. We old gen used 'em cuz that's what we had. 1,280,837,639,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Zorbing by Stornoway from the album Beachcomber's Windowsill JK--Ahhh...early morning breezes.................. 1,280,837,245,000.00 via TweetDeck

Revolution Analytics supports R & Hadoop: all-open-source approach to advanced analytics against big data in cloud. I'm sure others will too 1,280,837,215,000.00 via TweetDeck

Starting to feel the Fall build-up of work in my nervous system. Kickoff for #Forrester #EDW Wave refresh today at 1pm (eastern). 1,280,837,069,000.00 via TweetDeck

CURSOR//I push my mouse down/screen. I whisk my curling stone//over the clickspot. 1,280,801,841,000.00 via txt

GRIZZLE//A few grey. My chin/stubble reveal my real age.//Winter-flecked ivy. 1,280,798,839,000.00 via txt

Influence. I'm slightly skeptical whether it can B quantified. Every musician claims 2 B influenced by Beatles. Isolate the Ringo variable! 1,280,788,416,000.00 via txt

Open issue re social: do friends constitute community with distinct culture? Or is it all just anomie? Just noise from overgrown b-boards? 1,280,788,091,000.00 via txt

Speaking with #IBM #SPSS now on their text analytics and social network analysis strategies. 1,280,773,045,000.00 via TweetDeck

Being briefed by Opera Solutions on solutions for advanced analytics against big data. "Signal mining." Tied for 1st place in Netflix Prize. 1,280,769,268,000.00 via TweetDeck

Silence is highly distracting. Any creature loping across savanna or climbing thru trees learns to distrust it. Predators may lie waiting. 1,280,767,909,000.00 via TweetDeck

Funny how rapidly you can flex your head when you're determined to move your body slowly and in a narrow orbit. 1,280,767,159,000.00 via TweetDeck

Your obsessions, enthusiasms, accomplishments, & discipline are your brand. Your name and reputation take the shape & coloration of all that 1,280,765,866,000.00 via TweetDeck

Twitter's own "follow so-and-so" recommendations--a new feature--are surprisingly spot-on. I accept their recommendations 90-pct of time. 1,280,765,656,000.00 via TweetDeck

Social = reciprocal: balanced give&take. If exchanges not reciprocated, not social: becomes ego-centrism everywhere: co-dependent narcissism 1,280,765,540,000.00 via TweetDeck

Podcast: April 14, 2009 — Mighty Mashups: Do-It-Yourself Business Intelligence For A Down Economy 1,280,760,857,000.00 via TweetDeck

Podcast: August 31, 2009 — Is BAM Relevant In The Age Of Lean Processes? 1,280,760,845,000.00 via TweetDeck

Podcast: September 21, 2009 — In-Database Analytics - Heart of the Predictive Enterprise 1,280,760,833,000.00 via TweetDeck

Podcast: November 18, 2009 — Service Oriented Analytics - Tapping Into The Predictive Smarts Of Your Entire Organization 1,280,760,807,000.00 via TweetDeck

Podcast: November 25, 2009 — Instrumenting Your Enterprise For Maximum Predictive Power 1,280,760,795,000.00 via TweetDeck

Podcast: February 10, 2010 — The New Decade Of Advanced Analytics: Roll Over Rocket Scientists! 1,280,760,783,000.00 via TweetDeck

Podcast: June 30, 2010 — Social Media Analytics vs. Social Network Analysis 1,280,760,757,000.00 via TweetDeck

Podcast: June 30, 2010 — Predictive Process Platforms: What are the Killer Applications? 1,280,760,746,000.00 via TweetDeck

What follows is me finally getting around to posting the links to my #forrester podcasts of the past year or so. Been procrastinating. 1,280,760,729,000.00 via TweetDeck

Photo: Cascais sky wires June 2010 1,280,755,026,000.00 via Tumblr

Lots of positive feedback from readers on the "interdictive analytics" blog I wrote last week. 1,280,751,465,000.00 via TweetDeck

Just read Rainer Maria Rilke's poem "Autumn Day," translated beautifully from German by John Felstiner: 1,280,715,987,000.00 via TweetDeck

August 1. Always feels like start of summer's wane, though not even half over. A midsummer night's drowse. 1,280,715,666,000.00 via TweetDeck

Social not same as collaborative. Filling others' lives w/ unsolicited content not collaboration. It's clutter--though sometimes delightful. 1,280,715,553,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond Mountains) by Arcade Fire from the album The Suburbs JK--Another good new one. The lady sings. 1,280,710,997,000.00 via TweetDeck

@ntalukdar3 "Emotional intelligence"? #SocialBI with sentimentality analysis? Dashboarding people's propensity to weep at sad movies? 1,280,710,063,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to ntalukdar3

See yesterday's tweet on the power of aware walking. That's my school. It's best mastered thru upright self-locomotion thru the world. 1,280,698,609,000.00 via txt

Folks need 2 get past crazy notion of yoga schools & masters. Internalize what makes sense to you. Be your own school. Be your own master. 1,280,698,154,000.00 via txt

Notion that the rich inevitably grow soft assumes they don't need to struggle 2 stay rich. In volatile economic order, rich R tough cookies. 1,280,697,637,000.00 via txt

Early US transcentalist philosophers admired Hindu yoga, but knew little about its physical-fitness branch: hatha. US pop yoga = hatha way. 1,280,697,256,000.00 via txt

Our yoga teacher uses English, not Sanskrit, terms for moves. Makes the right exceptions. Calls final resting pose "savasana." Not "corpse." 1,280,697,005,000.00 via txt

@santaferraro #BISUM #businessintelligence #analytics Definitions? Water cooler chit-chat that has little impact on #BI #DW decisions. 1,280,694,321,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to santaferraro

"Coffee Controversy & Connectivity...Internet Cafes Concern Gov'ts" ( JK--OK, social-ists, don't openly blog manifestos 1,280,694,129,000.00 via TweetDeck

"Diaspora: Like an Open Source Facebook" ( JK--Privacy protection? An open but gated community? Something feels wrong. 1,280,693,929,000.00 via TweetDeck

@PeterWinick Been sed that prospect of one's imminent demise focuses mind wonderfully. Is any creature aware of own mortality "intelligent"? 1,280,693,656,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to PeterWinick

@CompositeSW #BISUM I predict far more social-style data sharing by internal & external "owners". #SocialBI move toward user-gen & consume 1,280,693,449,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to CompositeSW

@santaferraro #BISUM Balance btwn #BI & process mgt? Can get it by adding more #BPM professionals to analytics teams. 1,280,693,270,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to santaferraro

@merv #bisum Who says this is working? Problem if SaaS deployment further fragments data? Only if fragments what's needed 4 #BI single view 1,280,693,176,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to merv

@santaferraro #BISUM Scale-out massive amounts of data through shared-nothing MPP, intelligent compression, multi-temperature storage mgt. 1,280,693,026,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to santaferraro

@CurtMonash #bisum Federation across SaaS providers? I'm not seeing much of that in SaaS/cloud DW space yet. 1,280,692,917,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to CurtMonash

@CurtMonash #bisum Federated analytics works thru distribution of analytic data & functions across autonomous but mutually trusted domains. 1,280,692,811,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to CurtMonash

@merv Data masochist's "safe word" is "columnar." Data sadist's favorite torture is demanding strict conformance with fifth normal form. 1,280,692,502,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to merv

Social gaming. If online strategy games crowd out chitchat, they're as social as a traffic jam on the Interstate. Just maneuvering strangers 1,280,692,225,000.00 via TweetDeck

I've heard both sides now. Somebody made a slow soft hip-hop song around a Joni-esque version of "Big Yellow Taxi"--and didn't ruin it. 1,280,686,418,000.00 via txt

Discovery Chnnl starts annual Shark Week tonite. I'm waiting 4 other human-flesh-consuming predator-theme weeks. Plumb bathyscape of terror 1,280,673,950,000.00 via txt

Fresh air always good thing. Unless it's the freshly superheated superhumid stuf. If so, I'd take machine-cooled variety any day of the week 1,280,673,027,000.00 via txt

Folks'll abandon Facebook 4 open social just as abandoned AOL 4 open Internet. We'll realize our legions of FB faux friends no reason 2 stay 1,280,672,495,000.00 via txt

Hugh Hefner. Obviously, significant figure in US 20th Century culture. But so self-mythologizing & -pleasuring he deserves 2 B slapped silly 1,280,672,083,000.00 via txt

RT @Alyssa_Milano: "The Death of the Phone Call" ( JK--Just as texting & soc media reducing new generation's emailing 1,280,668,563,000.00 via TweetDeck

"Twitter down 4 'planned maintenance'" ( ) JK--This just in:US gov brings interstate hiways down 4 planned maintenance 1,280,668,420,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @edwardboches: "Twitter's 20th billion tweet. Only five months since 10 billionth." ( JK--When will it plateau? 1,280,668,268,000.00 via TweetDeck

@NigelFenwick Internet is welcome distraction. Being good writer is smidgen of talent, dollop of hard work, & massive dose of concentration. 1,280,668,180,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to NigelFenwick

ECCLESIASTES//Time for reversals./For every earthly purpose /blessed or accursed. 1,280,631,030,000.00 via txt

COMMON ERA//The world weathers wars./One hundred generations/have perished post-Christ. 1,280,628,512,000.00 via txt

Hmm..great insight from A.Alda's memoir, re mom's mental illness: schizophrenia is waking brain that's locked itself in persistent bad dream 1,280,620,321,000.00 via txt

In future, every medical prescription will enable malady interdiction driven by inline survival analysis predictions embedded in bio systems 1,280,600,280,000.00 via txt

Has anyone applied content analytics 2 election-day tweets & f'b'king? If so, how well do propensities match exit polls & electoral tallies? 1,280,599,812,000.00 via txt

Has anybody ever built winning predictive analytics model 4 betting on horse races? If so, how would we know? Smart money would keep it hid. 1,280,599,430,000.00 via txt

NoSQL, by their own definition, means nonrelational. But they don't post their definition of "relational." Codd's? Whose? Which normal form? 1,280,598,950,000.00 via txt

Real time, real place, self-paced. Geospatial BI'll make all analytics hyperlocal. What'll help me make best decisions in spot I'm at NOW? 1,280,597,804,000.00 via txt

Walking. It's aerobic, cardio, core, balance, resistance & stretching in a single stroke-stroke rhythm. And U explore the world while doing 1,280,597,421,000.00 via txt

Listening to Beach Boys "Good Vibrations." Brilliantly sculpted. Dramatic rise & falling motion, instrumental layering, and that odd vibrato 1,280,546,484,000.00 via txt

OK Verizon stop trying 2 optimize online customer portal experience 2 the point where recognize no familiar landmarks & sob uncontrollably 1,280,526,212,000.00 via TweetDeck

@CurtMonash No. It was allusion to more finely targeted balls of concentrated slop that can be directed at a target. 1,280,524,698,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to CurtMonash

@NeilRaden You've never seen an #EDW with normalized & denormalized, row-based & column-based, relational & file-base? Man, U haven't lived! 1,280,524,641,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to NeilRaden

@NeilRaden Interdict is verb. Interdictive is adjective. Interdiction is noun. R U debating the practical apps of flexible English grammar? 1,280,524,529,000.00 via TweetDeck