Friday, September 17, 2010

Aweekstweets September 11-17 2010: the week that hammered my head down to orange juice concentrate

"Data Lib Movemt" ( JK--Draws Renaissance Italy parallel. Perspective drawing? For painting data meaning, BI is palette 2 minutes ago via TweetDeck

"VMware Is in Talks to Acquire Novell's Linux Software" ( JK--Attachmate bidding for the rest. Soon no Novell no longer 9 minutes ago via TweetDeck

I don't follow Friday. Friday follows me, grabs me, and woos me sweetly into the weekend. Friday is The Cure. "It's Friday I'm in Love." 11 minutes ago via TweetDeck

Mail enhancement. Size matters, but not that much. AR pros still apologize 4 send multi-MB attachments. No sweat. Everybody has big pipes! about 2 hours ago via TweetDeck

Hey #DW vendors, please don't insist that I speak to this or that ref customer as if by doing so I'm rectifying some serious past omission. about 3 hours ago via TweetDeck

Hey #DW vendors, it's great 2 speak with yer ref customers (if convenient). Also good (& more time-friendly) for you to summarize/list them. about 3 hours ago via TweetDeck

Eating lunch earlier. Have 6-hour Wave call coming up. read right...6 straight hours on one phone call. Web conference. about 4 hours ago via TweetDeck

Saw promotion w/ headline: "So, You Think You're Important? We Think So Too..." Snarkyboy in me reads that as "We Think We're Important Too" about 5 hours ago via TweetDeck

Oracle OpenWorld. Growing too large for the Moscone Center. This may be the last year there. Predict Las Vegas next year & beyond. about 5 hours ago via TweetDeck

@SethGrimes Electronic analogue to sex analytics? Can you repeat the question, Seth? about 5 hours ago via TweetDeck in reply to SethGrimes

Yes, I'm going to do plenty of homophonic pun variations on that guy's name, till you get sick of me. about 5 hours ago via TweetDeck

"Larry Ellison's Top 10 Priorities At Oracle Open World" ( JK--"Oracle faithful"? Gimme a break! Not a mindless hurd . about 5 hours ago via TweetDeck

Mail enhancement. Size of attachments, folders, and archive does matter. Keep that matter in cloud. about 5 hours ago via TweetDeck

Brangelina is longest running pop Hollywood-actor-couple fixation since Dick & Liz. Just not as fun. Where's brawling-PDA slo-mo trainwreck? about 21 hours ago via txt

#EDW key to rich data analytics ecosystem. What topology design tools do U provide 4 enterprise data architects? about 21 hours ago via txt

#DW vdrs often puzzled re what, if anything, they cn/shld demo remotely. Well, 4 starters, yer qry optz, modlng, wkld mgt, in-db pshdwn... about 21 hours ago via txt

"Is ORCL Apps Company That Sells Hdwr or Hdwr Company That Dabbles in Apps?" ( JK--False dichotomy or untrue one? 1,284,659,550,000.00 via TweetDeck

"Google Instant Inspires Imitators ......" ( JK--As well it should. GGL Instant is transformative of search experience. 1,284,659,122,000.00 via web

Fearlessness is not the same as courage. Fearlessness might mean you lack the ability to fear stuff you should. That's called recklessness. 1,284,658,813,000.00 via TweetDeck

Yrs truly & @denodo Webinar, "Agile BI & Agile Data Svcs: A Perfect Fit," Wed Oct 6, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM PDT. Register: 1,284,658,655,000.00 via TweetDeck

@NeilRaden "If techie falls in woods talking, is he/she still boring" JK--Yes, unless subcontract the boring part to 1,284,658,069,000.00 via web

Peanut butter & jelly makes for a sumptuous meal when served on the most splendid whole-wheat bread that an artisan can knead & bake. 1,284,656,736,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: Ramble On by Led Zeppelin #KEXP JK--I nominate this for theme song of the social media universe. 1,284,656,168,000.00 via TweetDeck

How much tech could a techie talk if a techie could talk tech till he couldn't take it no more? 1,284,655,263,000.00 via TweetDeck

#DW @SANDTechnology has 98% storage efficiency, due to largely columnar, tokenized storage. Impressive. 1,284,653,447,000.00 via TweetDeck

Taking briefing from columnar DB #DW vendor SAND Technology. 1,284,652,320,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @PaulMcCartney:Band On The Run 2 B Reissued ( JK--APB: Beatle man & band still on lam from jailer man & sailor Sam 1,284,646,518,000.00 via web

"Doerr, Pincus, & Gordon Will Kick Off Disrupt SF" ( JK--Cool. At first, thought it said they'll disrupt 49ers kickoff 1,284,640,966,000.00 via web

"Facebook alternative Diaspora rolls out first code" ( JK--Offers better privacy. Privacy assured cuz no friends use it 1,284,639,895,000.00 via TweetDeck

September 16. Or September 16th. Or September the 16th. Or 16 September. Or the 16th day of September. Or 9-16. Whatever. It's Thursday. 1,284,638,113,000.00 via TweetDeck

Ever seen movie where boom mike drops accidentally into frame? Destroys illusion. Happened dozens of times in "Hollywoodland" w/ Ben Affleck 1,284,637,229,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @HowardKurtz: "Tea partiers are not "hard core right wing wackos"...Palin says." JK--Let's not even discuss those soft-core wackos. 1,284,601,169,000.00 via TweetDeck

@Frauenfelder @youngamerican Henry Winkler. Your favorite uncle. He put the "ayyyyyyyy" in "a-vuncular." 1,284,601,090,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to Frauenfelder

RT @denodo: Denodo joins panel w/ James Kobielus on DMRadio “Data as Service in Warehousing, Intelligence & Performance” 1,284,600,696,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @denodo: “Agile BI & Agile Data Svcs: A Perfect Fit” feat. James Kobielus, Sr. Analyst, Forrester Research. Webinar: 1,284,600,654,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @mgualtieri: #JFKJrForum "[Myers sez ]bloggers can kidnap news cycle. Why is that bad thing? Why should politicians & press control it?" 1,284,600,591,000.00 via TweetDeck

"BI Has Hit the Wall" ( JK--Hasn't, really. But people who've been thrashing these topics for decades tend to fatigue. 1,284,600,494,000.00 via TweetDeck

Looking forward to Predictive Analytics World next month in Alexandria VA ( Nice to give a talk near where I live. 1,284,600,235,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @Alyssa_Milano @dbugliari knows the way to my heart. He just said to me: "You look so pretty right now I want to retweet your face." 1,284,600,058,000.00 via TweetDeck

Cover of "Colossal Youth" ( Stuart modeled design on . I call cool logo "YMG font." 1,284,599,915,000.00 via TweetDeck

Sleeve art of Gist's '80 vinyl "This Is Love/Yanks" ( Stuart's quiet immediate post-YMG ( 1,284,599,413,000.00 via TweetDeck

Oh. Jack Paar got his start in Jackson, Michigan. So did I. Small world. 1,284,596,351,000.00 via txt

@MatthewRHolt @michaelianblack Good autumn hIKu. Another: EQUINOXIOUS//Autumn's awful. It/buries the dead under a/brighter shade of dead. 1,284,594,963,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to MatthewRHolt

@SethGrimes #bigdata #nosql At the rate they're evolving, it shouldn't be too long. 1,284,594,439,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to SethGrimes

RT @sara_grace: "Trader Joe's pumpkins are out." JK--Recall fondly when won a TJ contest. Got big bright ripe orange one. Carved a big grin! 1,284,594,287,000.00 via TweetDeck

Recalling past tensions and their releases prepares you for now & future tensions. Release always imminent, even when not apparent. 1,284,594,045,000.00 via TweetDeck

Just as I can't remember last time I got a personal msg thru postal mail, don't recall last one thru email. It's all soc media & txt msg now 1,284,593,005,000.00 via TweetDeck

By the way, folks, Ms. @tracey_thorn is the brilliant vocalist who records solo, as one-half of Everything But the Girl, & various projects 1,284,588,497,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @tracey_thorn "'high-quality-lightweight' sounds truly damning" JK--No. Anybody does light music very well is blessed w/ jingling pockets 1,284,588,414,000.00 via TweetDeck

Nice way to close the day. News of impending nuptials. 1,284,584,219,000.00 via TweetDeck

"Using Google 'reduces ability 2 concentrate'" ( JK--Orange juice concentrate? Huh? What? Could U repeat the question? 1,284,582,302,000.00 via TweetDeck

"Disappearing id providers pose problem" ( JK--John Fontana works 4 Ping now? Disappearing IT reporters pose problem! 1,284,582,176,000.00 via TweetDeck

"Twitter co-founder thanks his lucky stars" ( JK--Don't need to know about his passion for astrology, thanks. 1,284,582,054,000.00 via TweetDeck

"Linus Torvalds becomes American citizen" ( JK--Is IT press also going 2 start reporting engagements & other personals? 1,284,581,917,000.00 via TweetDeck

"Oracle's Exec Swap Portends Near-Term Change" ( JK--I retweet any headline with "portend" in it, no questions asked. 1,284,581,801,000.00 via TweetDeck

Ollila Joins Exodus From Nokia ( JK--I am getting old. In my LCC days (95-8), Nokia was the prestige mobile phone. 1,284,581,248,000.00 via TweetDeck

"Facebook & Twitter banned by PA college" ( JK--"not 2 punish but 2 C how react 2 losing access"? Cruel experiment? 1,284,581,104,000.00 via TweetDeck

SAP rolls out real-time biz analytics apps ( JK--NEAR-real-time purpose-built vertical analytics. Universe/fed'n inside 1,284,579,064,000.00 via TweetDeck

Thinking of creating #DW edition of Trivial Pursuit. All questions on vdr product version numbers, going back 25 years. Savants ineligible. 1,284,578,499,000.00 via TweetDeck

Some projects & tasks are largely dynamic, open-ended, and beyond your immediate control. Best to ride 'em like bucking bronco. 1,284,577,951,000.00 via TweetDeck

@ColinJWhite OK. Next 1-2 years for top 10 DW vendors to build into products. Next 1-3 years for broad customer adoption. 1,284,574,747,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to ColinJWhite

RT @kexpplaylist: Single Again by The Fiery Furnaces from the album EP JK--Very funny and insightful ballad of sorts. 1,284,574,683,000.00 via TweetDeck

@ColinJWhite Mainstream means it's available now or in the near-term deliverable roadmaps of key vendors. 1,284,571,861,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to ColinJWhite

@ColinJWhite #EDW Mainstream not an exaggeration. Hybrid row-columnar is a hot item now for all major DBMS/DW vendors. 1,284,570,793,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to ColinJWhite

@ColinJWhite Hybrid row-columnar is where the #EDW industry IS GOING...IS PARTWAY THERE....WILL ALL BE THERE within next 2-3 years. 1,284,563,330,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to ColinJWhite

Essentially, Buckingham realized that you leverage an audience while you have it. You won't have it forever. Quirk while the iron is hot! 1,284,563,107,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: Tusk by Fleetwood Mac from Tusk #KEXP JK--Love how LIndsey took advantage of Mac chart supremacy 2 put out this quirky gem 1,284,563,073,000.00 via TweetDeck

"Dilbert Pokes Fun at Corporate Social Media Strategies" ( ) JK--See my earlier tweet. Ample fodder for corporate satire 1,284,560,342,000.00 via TweetDeck

@SethGrimes #ETL #EDW Yeah. All of it is data analytics, or data management, or information management, depending on where set the demarc. 1,284,559,002,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to SethGrimes

#Kalido intros "cascaded #DW" modeling & tighter #Netezza integration ( Solid veteran DW modeling & governance vendor 1,284,558,751,000.00 via TweetDeck

"IBM Acquiring OpenPages" ( JK--Deepens IBM's GRC risk analytics app portfolio. Already embeds Cognos #BI. Good fit. 1,284,558,575,000.00 via TweetDeck

@SethGrimes I'm scratching my head re your tweet. #ETL is core tool of #EDW. Content ETL growing adoption in #EDW. #Hadoop too, for that app 1,284,558,222,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to SethGrimes

"Aster Data Intros Adv MpRdc on Column Store DBMS" ( JK--Yet another sign that hybrid row-columnar now #EDW mainstream. 1,284,557,320,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @DavidLinthicum "Last day in Vegas. Ready 4 home." JK--First day there is all acclimation. Once U do, your mind starts 2 leave Las Vegas 1,284,557,030,000.00 via TweetDeck

"Novell Agrees To Sell Itself In 2 Parts, NY Post Reports" ( JK--Nostalgia grips me. Sad 2 see Novell dissolve. 1,284,556,860,000.00 via TweetDeck

Teradata does Hadoop, via Cloudera. JK--Yet another sign that Hadoop becoming principal unstructured-info arm of #EDW 1,284,556,741,000.00 via TweetDeck

@tracey_thorn Just wait till your kids are grown and out of the house. Initial sadness. Followed by massive relief. Love thrives on distance 1,284,556,594,000.00 via web from Lee, VA in reply to tracey_thorn

"Berners-Lee calls 4 free internet worldwide" ( JK--In Maslow hierarchy (, it's lo-priority freebie 1,284,556,255,000.00 via TweetDeck

Hey vendors, if you want me to tweet about your latest release (assuming I find it significant enough), send me a URL to press release. 1,284,555,746,000.00 via TweetDeck

Working on preso 4 Pred Analytics World, Alexandria VA (WashDC), Tues Oct 19: "SNA: Killer App 4 In-Db Analytics" ( 1,284,555,582,000.00 via TweetDeck

Noticing that if judiciously select who 2 follow in Twitter, what streams atcha in r-t TweetDeck not overload. It's meaningful buzzpatterns. 1,284,555,313,000.00 via TweetDeck

"E-Mail Tsunami Overtakes Us, Even in Bedroom" ( JK--Honey, not tonight--I have a download. 1,284,554,904,000.00 via TweetDeck

Adrian Fenty's basic unlikability's what did him in. If hadn't power-swagged his merry way thru now lame-duck admin, he'd've won re-election 1,284,554,663,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: Stillness Is The Move (Lucky Dragons Remix) by Dirty Projectors #KEXP JK--A good remix is almost like a good cover version 1,284,554,254,000.00 via TweetDeck

See you all next week at Computerworld BI & Analytics Perspectives, La Jolla CA. I chair Monday panel on agile #BI: 1,284,553,714,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: Big Wave by Jenny And Johnny from I'm Having Fun Now JK--Good new one from Jenny Lewis (Rilo Kiley) & Jonathan Rice 1,284,553,361,000.00 via TweetDeck

"Why Soc Med ROI May Be Worthless" ( JK--Worthless, no. Incalculable, yes. Tangent: Dilbert: 1,284,553,108,000.00 via TweetDeck

Clear mind. Cool feet on cool floor with cool air coming from cool calm sun-sweet mid-September morning. Just outside my sliding glass door. 1,284,552,383,000.00 via TweetDeck

Hey vendors, my time on floor at Oracle OpenWorld next week is very limited. I'll drop by yer booths. Let's not schedule anything in advance 1,284,552,248,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Help Me Marry by Liz Phair from the album Exile In Guyville JK--It's phair 2 say this, her 1st, is still her best LP 1,284,551,646,000.00 via TweetDeck

@chaskielt Holiday party? For a remote non-Cambridge employee? Seriously doubt it. 1,284,550,930,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to chaskielt

Finished my keynote preso together for #AsterData Big Data Insights conf, Chicago, Sept 30. Register at 1,284,516,650,000.00 via TweetDeck

For DHenschen benefit, just resequenced dirty dozen tweets I did late afternoon on #SAP BOBJ announcement, added new thoughts--via email. 1,284,515,873,000.00 via TweetDeck

FRICTION//A match. Its tip of/phosphorescent explosion/scratched up in a flash. 1,284,507,724,000.00 via txt

So, in sum, what I like best in this #SAP BOBJ announcement are virtualization, visualization, & verticalization. Thank you. Good night. 1,284,501,769,000.00 via txt

And the reports, charts, dashboards, & other prebuilt content in nu #SAP Analytic Apps leverage BOBJ best. Very usable. 1,284,501,642,000.00 via txt

From data arch POV, I'm impressed w/ data virt'n features of nu analytic apps. Pull data & meta from hetero DBs. No IQ/ASE lok-in envisioned 1,284,501,501,000.00 via txt

In prebrief, #SAP BOBJ took pride in Agile collab dev "sprints" w/ beta customers who helped verticalize & rapidly refine nu analytic apps. 1,284,501,257,000.00 via txt

Current first group of #SAP BOBJ Analytics Apps embeds Xcelsius, Universe, Federation, & other BOBJ teks. Expect #Sybase teks in future rels 1,284,501,025,000.00 via txt

Another cool thing is #SAP plans to enhance entire suite with forthcoming in-memory, columnar, real-time, embedded analytics platform techs. 1,284,500,871,000.00 via txt

One of the cool things about new #SAP BOBJ Analytic Apps is vdr's detailed plans to roll out apps 4 wide range of biz domains in coming qtrs 1,284,500,716,000.00 via txt

But #SAP is not positioning as sw appliances, but, rather, as solution accel'rs integrating robust proven IP & prepkg domain-spec rpts, etc 1,284,500,529,000.00 via txt

In a sense, you might characterize nu #SAP BOBJ Analytic Apps as "solution software appliances" 4 quik-val funct-fit self-contained deploy. 1,284,500,330,000.00 via txt

New #SAP BOBJ Analytics apps R targeted to non-SAP app shops, compete with #SAS in function-specific biz analytic apps 4 vert & horiz niches 1,284,500,164,000.00 via txt

Primary significance of new #SAP Business Objects Analytics suite is stand-alone: no tek depend on prior BOBJ, BW, or other SAP sw deploys 1,284,499,901,000.00 via txt

#Forrester EDW Wave call kept me from commenting synchronous to that #SAP analytics announcement, but, having been prebriefed, here goes now 1,284,499,642,000.00 via txt

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: Free by Cat Power from You Are Free JK--Song proves that sharply strummed rhythm guitar is the best percussion. 1,284,484,469,000.00 via TweetDeck

Any music refs in my keynote at #AsterData Big Data Insights? Nope, 'cept keynote = C note = tune tone of day. Reg at 1,284,483,593,000.00 via TweetDeck

Putting my keynote preso together for #AsterData Big Data Insights conf, Chicago, Sept 30. Register at 1,284,483,392,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: Rabbit Heart (Raise It Up) by Florence & The Machine from the album Lungs JK--Yes, @chaskielt I dig her too! 1,284,483,305,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Anthems For A Seventeen-Year-Old Girl by Broken Social Scene from You Forgot It In People JK--Infectious earworm song 1,284,483,022,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @merv: "first we take manhattan" JK--Take it where? Is it portable? Don't tell me those bridges & tunnels R mooring it to mainland. 1,284,481,995,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: So Long, Marianne by Leonard Cohen #KEXP JK--Early Cohen. Admit it, we lumpd him w/McKuen. Wrongedy-wrong. Leonard's great 1,284,481,245,000.00 via TweetDeck

@merv We analysts tend 2 complain about tech mkting because we're on receiving end of so many pitches--and folks seem 2 care what we think. 1,284,481,078,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to merv

RT @donalddotfarmer: How Innocent Confess 2 Crimes ( JK--Cops taint memories by falsely asserting failed lie detector. 1,284,479,899,000.00 via TweetDeck

The tech tongue-twister that always trips me is saying "visualization," "virtualization," & "verticalization" in same breath and/or phrase. 1,284,478,256,000.00 via TweetDeck

Reading reviews is reviewing reviewer. Decrement esteem 4 each beloved thing they skewer. Ranker they go, rank 'em near excrement or manure. 1,284,476,588,000.00 via TweetDeck

"Google Code now a general open source repository" ( JK--Nobody worrying about Google putting screws on OSS. 1,284,475,743,000.00 via TweetDeck

"Is ORCL poised 2 end open source sw?" ( JK--Nope. If OSS can withstand ubiquitous litigation, it's robust movement. 1,284,475,467,000.00 via TweetDeck

"Relying On Tools Makes You Dumber" ( JK--Yep. It's been all downhill for the human race since invention of the lever. 1,284,474,815,000.00 via TweetDeck

Spoke to Computerworld's Jai Vijayan about an upcoming vendor announcement. 1,284,474,227,000.00 via TweetDeck

"HP to buy SIEM vendor ArcSight for $1.5B" ( JK--Let's see if #HP has vision 2 integ with Neoview for security event DW 1,284,473,021,000.00 via TweetDeck

"Your marching orders for next 10 years" ( JK--Futurist? Who anoints those? Revoked if predictions don't pan out? 1,284,472,890,000.00 via TweetDeck

Somebody U barely know, never met, or who may not exist saying "I need yer help" thru social media. It annoys me. You R who? I should why? 1,284,472,521,000.00 via TweetDeck

It annoys me when Windows doesn't launch & display my apps from left to right in the exact order in which I clicked them. I re-do till right 1,284,471,337,000.00 via TweetDeck

@forrester: Pub day for Empowered! Congrats to @jbernoff @TedSchadler. Buy @ JK--See my Empowered analytics docs soon 1,284,467,838,000.00 via TweetDeck

"Unbeknownst" is one of my fave Olde English-y sounding 2-bit words that still crops up in casual conversation. Feels like choicest Chaucer. 1,284,467,748,000.00 via TweetDeck

A cool 50 tweets in one day....hippy-dippy Donovan, international poetry, a lot of tech stuff, some music, some smalltalk 1,284,431,447,000.00 via TweetDeck

There you have power politics at the heart of the American historical experience: settled by cowboys, unsettled by gangsters. 1,284,431,178,000.00 via TweetDeck

Detective stories are pure urban cops vs. robbers struggles (with guns). 1,284,431,164,000.00 via TweetDeck

Westerns are pure frontier cops vs. robbers power struggles (with guns). 1,284,431,150,000.00 via TweetDeck

Politics is power struggles enacted in an institution that monopolizes the legitimate use of organized force (military & police). 1,284,431,135,000.00 via TweetDeck

As much as I like science fiction, politics is not a speculative narrative about alternative technology-driven futures. 1,284,431,124,000.00 via TweetDeck

"Politicians should read science fiction, not westerns and detective stories." - Arthur C. Clarke JK--I disagree. See following tweets why. 1,284,431,113,000.00 via TweetDeck

Neil Young wrote "Sugar Mountain" on 19th b-day (, bummed to be frozen out of circle of friends. See Facebook parallel? 1,284,422,548,000.00 via TweetDeck

Zuckerberg. Means "sugar mountain." His creation is certainly that. Lacking only the barkers, the colored balloons, & Neil Young as mascot. 1,284,422,249,000.00 via TweetDeck

"A123 opens largest lithium-ion battery plant in US in Livonia MI ( JK--I get charge reading good stuff re my hometown. 1,284,422,115,000.00 via TweetDeck

As journalism gets inexorably deconstructed by social media, at what point do they start awarding Pulitzers to bloggers and tweeters? 1,284,421,859,000.00 via TweetDeck

If California legalizes pot, I suspect we'll see more high technicians in high tech in the high Sierras. 1,284,421,660,000.00 via TweetDeck

I love when two or more competing technical, scientific, and/or engineering disciplines dis each other's precise systemic lingo as "jargon." 1,284,421,315,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @Solutions4SM: Sarah Palin & Glenn Beck in Alaska: testing 2012 waters? ( #socialmedia JK--On an ice floe, hopefully 1,284,420,529,000.00 via TweetDeck

Reading "Family Portrait" by Brazilian poet C.D. De Andrade. Google it. "I only perceive th strange idea of family traveling thru the flesh" 1,284,415,997,000.00 via txt

A tiny potent poem tends to move me more than a massive novelistic nonentity. Not that sheer bulk doesn't impress. Someone spent a lifetime. 1,284,415,627,000.00 via txt

"Newest Adobe zero-day PDF exploit 'scary,' says researcher" ( JK--"Zero Day" is cool name for movie, band, and/or game 1,284,414,102,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: Human Behaviour by Bjork from 3Greatest Hits JK--Some say Bjork offering outsider perspective on topic. Voice otherworldly 1,284,413,860,000.00 via TweetDeck

@EventCloudPro Send link to any published numbers, if/when ready. 1,284,411,561,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to EventCloudPro

@EventCloudPro You're doing all you can do, given the lack of standard benchmarks. I salute you, event-cloud-ling of the waking universe! 1,284,411,436,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to EventCloudPro

@EventCloudPro I know. You feel my pain. 1,284,411,391,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to EventCloudPro

@merv And my brain totally barabajagal'd out of whack multitasking Forrester Wave and other stuff. Need to go outside & try 2 catch the wind 1,284,411,227,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to merv

RT @kexpplaylist: Sunshine Superman by Donovan from Sunshine Superman JK--Thought about song this morning. I must have super-psychic powers. 1,284,410,616,000.00 via TweetDeck

@EventCloudPro That's SQL-MR vs. Hadoop, not vendo-to-vendor MR apples-apples. Butr I'd love to see your test criteria, scenarios, & results 1,284,410,078,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to EventCloudPro

TweetDeck user streams has me in CEP mood. Google's softening me up w/predictive-like Instant feature. Rush of adv analytic blood 2 my head! 1,284,409,975,000.00 via TweetDeck

A metric! A metric! My kingdom for a MapReduce performance metric (that's not pure blanket vendor 10x rock-n-roll assertion)! 1,284,409,774,000.00 via TweetDeck

Stop direct-mailing me offers to sign up 4 new credit cards. Don't need new financial balls & chains. One card is sufficient empowerment. 1,284,406,038,000.00 via TweetDeck

Parallel processing. Try grok complex techn preso in real-time thru eyes/ears & cogitate nxt smart question while scribble coherent notes 1,284,405,902,000.00 via TweetDeck

Taking briefing from CRIF Decision Solutions, predictive analytics for banks, financial institutions, & utilities. Credit & risk analytics. 1,284,388,489,000.00 via TweetDeck

"Will ORCL buy INFA next?" ( JK--According 2 recent survey? Did they survey Larry, Mark, & Safra? Or simply Larry? 1,284,388,151,000.00 via TweetDeck

"The wristwatch will rise again" ( JK--Sounds ominous. Will rise again 2 chafe wrist & strangle blood circulat'n 2 hand 1,284,388,001,000.00 via TweetDeck

Getting all ducks in row & harmony. By "ducks" I mean my travel sked 4 next month-plus. By "in row & harmony," mean reducing quack-cacophony 1,284,387,023,000.00 via TweetDeck

@lorita Actually, common Hispanic woman's name. Long before that brilliant author made it iconic. 1,284,386,860,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to lorita

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: Straight To Hell by The Clash from the album Combat Rock JK--Clash classic whose riff MIA sampled on "Paper Planes" 1,284,386,715,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Black Cab by Jens Lekman frm Oh You're So Silent Jens JK--Gotta love romantic song whose opening sez "goddamn" thrice 1,284,385,042,000.00 via TweetDeck

@lorita I'll bet you get a fair share of "Lolita"s as well. 1,284,383,928,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to lorita

@lorita Actually, I have 2 catch self all the time when responding 2 emails from people from cultures whose given & surnames unfamiliar 2 me 1,284,383,708,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to lorita

@lorita Considering that there's a semi-famous person named "Vanna White," I'll bet lots of people make that mistake with you. 1,284,383,594,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to lorita

Must always be careful to distinguish someone's given & surnames when replying to their email. Avoid the "Dear Kobielus" faux pas. 1,284,383,449,000.00 via TweetDeck

Speaking of big data, come Big Data Insights Summit, Chicago, 9-30: . I'm keynote. #AsterData MicroStrategy, Dell, SAS. 1,284,381,981,000.00 via TweetDeck

"SciDB: Relational daddy answers Google, Hadoop, NoSQL" ( JK--Stonebraker breaks more DB stone: multi-dim array-based. 1,284,381,732,000.00 via TweetDeck

Google Instant. New battleground in SEO will be defensive (futile?): fend off slideback as others camp on 1st few letters of yer name. 1,284,381,465,000.00 via TweetDeck

Google Instant self-identification. How many keystrokes to clearly distinguish self-results from non-self? For me it's 9: James Kob 1,284,381,162,000.00 via TweetDeck

"Cisco Plots Internet Path" ( JK--Expected profundity. Got trifle: "QWERTY not primary i'face w/ Internet in 15 years" 1,284,380,963,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: #kexp Hey Brother by Aloe Blacc from the album Good Things JK--Great new soul song/artist in a classic 70s sound. Mayfield 1,284,380,669,000.00 via TweetDeck

"How Consultants Can Deal W/ Impostor Syndrome" ( JK--Forgot #1: Contemplate paycheck. People pay real $ for yer smarts 1,284,380,554,000.00 via TweetDeck

"Facebook Overtakes Google As Top Online Destination" ( JK--Has Google ever been a "destination"? More like waystation. 1,284,380,323,000.00 via TweetDeck

"Don't Call It CRM" ( JK--Disagree. Use the term to encompass all those customer-facing apps. But, yes, focus on apps. 1,284,380,158,000.00 via TweetDeck

When world's variety, as displayed thru exercise-machine TV monitors, bores me, I distract my exercising mind with cellphone text tweeting. 1,284,379,902,000.00 via TweetDeck

Was telling Yoga Cindy that exercise tedium relieved by distracting mind w/ world's ever-changing variety. Our minds/bodies R ever-changing. 1,284,379,707,000.00 via TweetDeck

Scanning my inbox & bulk mail folders for false-negatives & false-positives: demands visual & semantic acuity--and remorseless delete finger 1,284,379,535,000.00 via TweetDeck

Reading "With a Green Scarf" by Romanian poet Marin Sorescu. Google it. "I blindfolded the sun with my nights & asked the sun to catch me." 1,284,345,526,000.00 via txt

Predictive analytics. Will future cars have embed intell 2 predict if jalopy will likely stall soon? Will laws req feature on all used cars? 1,284,302,580,000.00 via txt

Reports. Will future cars have optional blackbox recorders 4 reporting internal & external events pre-accident? Will privacy regs stymie? 1,284,302,192,000.00 via txt

Alerts. Will future cars monitor our vital signs at wheel & alert if sleepy starting 2 impair? Will laws req automated real-time escalation? 1,284,301,932,000.00 via txt

Dashboards. Will future cars let us personalize them just as do with our #BI dashboards? Will safety regs restrict what & how they display? 1,284,301,620,000.00 via txt

Social media R blogosphere directed by R. Altman: myriad characters, overlapping dialogue, big stars & bit players have equal onscreen time. 1,284,301,253,000.00 via txt

I'd like to see a Twitter service that aggregated the 10 most original new thoughts tweeted in the previous day. 1,284,300,220,000.00 via txt

Ahmadinejad sez "like 2 retaliate by burning book that U Americans hold dear but only book U care about is Facebook." Cyber-attack in works? 1,284,296,478,000.00 via TweetDeck

Essentially, latest dozen tweets in yer profile determine whether I'm going 2 reciprocate yer "I'm following U" declaration. Tweet em sweet! 1,284,296,216,000.00 via TweetDeck

"E-commerce becoming more social" ( #sm #pr #e20 JK--Flash, collective sales/promos to U & your "social graph" friends. 1,284,295,973,000.00 via TweetDeck

Much needed rain overnight in the DC area. Let's see now if my much-needed newspaper is soaking wet. 1,284,293,499,000.00 via TweetDeck

@augieray I hope you're not referring to any other James. I'd understand, though, if you donned a James Staten t-shirt. 1,284,248,771,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to augieray

RT @debtfreeguy: "it's better to find whole worm in your apple than half a worm" JK--Unless you interpret "worm" & "Apple" in hi-tech senses 1,284,247,838,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @FasTake "Data Our Bodies Radiate" ( #sm #pharma JK--That make the soul our inner dashboard? Happiness just a KPI? 1,284,247,574,000.00 via TweetDeck

@merv Andy was the painfully shy artsy ninja turtle who the others didn't understand. 1,284,240,251,000.00 via mobile web in reply to merv

Rock star analyst. I'll believe category exists when analyst firms sell t-shirts with our faces on them & our podcasts R on Billboard charts 1,284,238,653,000.00 via txt

Anniversary of 9/11 reminds it's almost 9 years since Apple released 1st iPod: start of mass adoption of portable solid-state media players. 1,284,238,035,000.00 via txt

Kryptonite. Irradiated fragments of exploded planet. Said 2 B fatal 2 Kryptonians. How B sure if only post-explosion Kryptonian still alive? 1,284,236,803,000.00 via txt

Buffett & Gates. Dontcha love how they're making world billionaires squirm? Even plutocrats have weaknesss. Peer pressure: their kryptonite? 1,284,224,600,000.00 via txt

These "be your own boss" franchising infomercials never inform that you're never your own boss. The customer remains in charge. #CRM 1,284,222,407,000.00 via txt

Liz Phair. Is it phair to say her phirst album or two almost 2 decades ago R the primary reason pholks still give a ph**k what she's up to? 1,284,219,370,000.00 via txt

Former UN Amb John Bolton. An iconic Fox commentary face. Thoroughly stiff, prickly, & white. The 'stache AND the mug in which it's set. 1,284,218,986,000.00 via txt

Best way to endure TV infomercials is muted. Check out pitchpeople's face expressions & gestures. Makes easier 4 brain 2 mute them real life 1,284,218,547,000.00 via txt

Knee health. Keep weight down. Strengthen quads hamstrings glutes. Do yoga & powerflex. No 2 hi-impact exercise. No pain. Awesome locomotion 1,284,218,235,000.00 via txt

Live coverage of 9/11 memorials from DC & NYC reminds us of statistical likelihood of beautiful weather in Northeast in 2nd wk of September. 1,284,217,731,000.00 via txt

VH1 doing countdown of "100 Greatest Artists of All Time." These things R so predictable: Leonardo, Michelangelo, Rembrandt, Pablo, Andy,... 1,284,217,447,000.00 via txt

Multivariate statistical analysis. Scientific progress inconceivable without it. If conceivable, not testable. If not testable, not science 1,284,216,293,000.00 via txt

Koran-burn-threat pastor named Terry Jones. Any chance just been punk'd by Python's Terry Jones? Prefer him playing organ in buff on beach 1,284,213,469,000.00 via TweetDeck

"'Inane' doesn't mean 'unprofitable'" ( JK--Genius racket! Hardcover-bind a one-off Wikipedia sch result & sell for $20 1,284,213,051,000.00 via TweetDeck

Rostam Batmanglij. Vampire Weekend's fastidious Georgetown-bred Columbia-trained songwriter/guitarist/producer is their secret sonic weapon. 1,284,211,284,000.00 via TweetDeck

News priorities f'ed up. 9-10 WashPost frontpage: "Pastor cancels Koran burning." 4 pgs back: "Deaths on US hiways lowest level in 60 years" 1,284,208,820,000.00 via TweetDeck

Preparation makes a busy life manageable. Preparation makes a busy life livable. Preparation makes a busy life productive. 1,284,206,793,000.00 via TweetDeck

Finished preso slides for my Oct 6 webinar on agile BI & data services with #Denodo. I put it in agile business context. 1,284,206,444,000.00 via TweetDeck

New blogpost: "Stuff I vetted for factual accuracy September 7-10 2010" ( 1,284,206,081,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Bowls by Caribou from album Swim JK--Synthesizer instrumental should be called "bells," because that's the sound. 1,284,205,671,000.00 via TweetDeck

First morning in months that I can describe as "cold." Not so cold that I need a jacket & shoes to get the paper, but bracingly brisk. 1,284,205,566,000.00 via TweetDeck

September 11, 2010. Nine years ago, at this time, in the room, I was checking morning news on Yahoo. The Web's embedded in our memories. 1,284,205,321,000.00 via TweetDeck

"Top 10 Most Hated Tech Mascots Ever" ( JK--In summary, this writer hates every tech mascot ever. 1,284,205,153,000.00 via TweetDeck

"IBM Targets Oracle-Sun, HP With Buy-Back Program" ( JK--Include financing app & DB migrations? Often the biggest costs 1,284,204,935,000.00 via TweetDeck

"NSF: Time for an Internet do-over" ( JK--Headline makes Internet sound like product being versioned. Give it new skin. 1,284,204,737,000.00 via TweetDeck