Saturday, October 16, 2010

Aweekstweets October 8-16 2010: the week I laughed in the face of the vicious vortex

"Twitter aiming high: 1 billion users" ( JK--That's low. 6+ billion people alive, not counting Google Androids in beta. 2 minutes ago via TweetDeck

"Flaw in Internet of Things" ( JK--What we have is Internet of users & agents & gadgets & servces & sensors & actuators 5 minutes ago via TweetDeck

"Six Definitions of Smart Content" ( JK--Good blog by @SethGrimes . I'll propose 7th: content that carries full context 10 minutes ago via TweetDeck

"8 Things We Still Hate About the Web" ( JK--I agree with "Sites That Autoplay Audio & Video." Don't drown out my #kexp 15 minutes ago via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: Fix Up Look Sharp by Dizzee Rascal from boy in da corner JK--My favorite hiphop song of the past decade. Sheer grit. 19 minutes ago via TweetDeck

What's this red wine I'm drinking? Some sort of cabernet. Hmmm....dark as the night, cool as the fridge....with a warming power...kicking in 24 minutes ago via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: Cannonball by The Breeders from the album Last Splash JK--This great rock missile burst out of mid-90s FM rock radio 27 minutes ago via TweetDeck

"Virgin Galactic Spacecraft Glides to Safety" ( JK--Judging by this week's news, Google Galactic must be on launchpad. 28 minutes ago via TweetDeck

"Will Google TV Marginalize Apple TV?" ( JK--Which reminds me. MSNBC. What did the "MS" stand for? Mistaken strategy? 29 minutes ago via TweetDeck

Those were teasers for my keynote at #KXEN EMEA User Conf in Old Windsor, England, UK. 28 Oct. See you then/there. about 2 hours ago via TweetDeck

Brainpower+Info power+Predictive power = Cystal ball 4 evaluating biz opportunities, rewards, & risks with superior foresight & confidence! about 2 hours ago via TweetDeck

Predictive Power: Cultivating Strategic Foresight about 2 hours ago via TweetDeck

How to avoid getting swept into the vicious vortex? about 2 hours ago via TweetDeck

It’s an ever-tightening business spiral! about 2 hours ago via TweetDeck

Volatility: Shorter Cycles, Faster Responses, Urgent Decisions about 2 hours ago via TweetDeck

Success in business depends on your predictive power. about 2 hours ago via TweetDeck

You can confidently place your business bets only if you know whether the odds are in your favor. about 2 hours ago via TweetDeck

U can continuously make optimized targetd offers 2 all customrs if all multichan #CRM touchpoints powerd by best predictive models available about 2 hours ago via TweetDeck

RIP Barbara Billingsley. Wore pearls around house as June Cleaver. Spoke fluent jive in memorable scene from laugh-a-thon movie "Airplane." about 2 hours ago via TweetDeck

Enjoying the autumn cooldown. Beautiful sunny day today, albeit windy. Left the windows open part of the time. Refreshing. about 2 hours ago via TweetDeck

ISO 9000? Ha! International Organization 4 Standardization has miserably failed 2 enforce universal standardization on order of its initials about 3 hours ago via txt

Speaking at Predictive Analytics World #PAW on Tuesday. Alexandria VA. Social network analysis. See you there. about 5 hours ago via txt

If not 4 US timezone diffs, would have no recordings of 1950s TV. Kinescoping produced film 4 delayed west coast airing of NYC productions. about 5 hours ago via txt

Next best action. It's the optimal action in the next decision cycle. If that cycle purely ad hoc, it's continuous perfection, on demand. about 6 hours ago via txt

Might as well crunch them into a single word: MapReDoop. Make it easier to mention them in the same breath. about 6 hours ago via txt

Adv analytics: the automation imperative. Automate decisioning. Automate modeling. Shrink the decisioning window. shrink the modeling window about 6 hours ago via txt

Life calls. TTFN Friday, October 15, 2010 5:39:23 PM via TweetDeck

Stuff slips. Most certain thing in an event-overtaken filled-to-the-gills existence is that stuff will slip. Deadlines not death sentences Friday, October 15, 2010 5:28:50 PM via TweetDeck

When reporter begins story with dumb assertion, such as "CRM projects often fail," I tend not 2 read into it. Lame lead taints what follows Friday, October 15, 2010 4:51:41 PM via TweetDeck

Whew! Finished preso for #KXEN EMEA User conference the week after next. Looks good. Need a weekend to decompress. Friday, October 15, 2010 4:45:16 PM via TweetDeck

Speaking of jangle. Me. My nerves. Constantly. But nothing that a weekend can't reset and reboot out of my system. Friday, October 15, 2010 4:04:16 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: Love Song by The Dandy Warhols from the album Earth To The Dandy Warhols JK--Dandies. Such a distinctive jangle. Friday, October 15, 2010 4:03:30 PM via TweetDeck

My apologies: England's a realm on the scepter'd isle called Great Britain. Apologies to my Scots & Welsh friends. Friday, October 15, 2010 12:43:50 PM via TweetDeck

England. Contemplating what will be my second-ever visit to that scepter'd isle. First visit was the year my now-grown son was born. Friday, October 15, 2010 12:43:17 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: West End Girls by Pet Shop Boys #KEXP JK--One of the few popsongs I cared about in late 80s. Friday, October 15, 2010 11:57:54 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist Barbara Streisand by Duck Sauce #KEXP JK--Definitely a joke. Definitely a simple lyric (the title only). Definitely catchy Friday, October 15, 2010 10:41:25 AM via TweetDeck

"IT shifts 2 cloud, anecdote by anecdote" ( JK--Week's best IT headline. Bleedng edge invstmnts oftn hearsay-justified Friday, October 15, 2010 9:21:11 AM via TweetDeck

"Mitsubishi...robotic car ( JK--Absolutely must pushback at this "self-driving" & "robotic" stuff. Car=freedom=I drive Friday, October 15, 2010 9:12:59 AM via TweetDeck

Enterprise 3.0. The conceptual void and vagueness in that phrase speaks of too many late nights of mktg comms pros fighting off exhaustion Friday, October 15, 2010 9:02:49 AM via TweetDeck

"Hot Data Mgt Companies Flying Under Radar" ( JK--Good slideshow-y article-ish thing-y. Several vdrs I hadn't heard of. Friday, October 15, 2010 8:50:05 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: I Want the World to Stop by Belle and Sebastian from Belle & Sebastian Write About Love: JK--Brand new very good B&S Friday, October 15, 2010 8:47:06 AM via TweetDeck

"Google...puts location front&center" ( JK--Hope Google TV location-intelligent (eg dont give Ottawa 3 Detroit channls) Friday, October 15, 2010 8:41:36 AM via TweetDeck

"No SQL Server CE in Windows Phone 7" ( JK--Is Microsoft crazy or visionary? Is next-gen smartphone's db all in cloud? Friday, October 15, 2010 8:35:52 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: Batida feat. Bras Firimo by Nufeko Disole from Radioclit Presents: Sound of Club Secousse JK--Sprightly Angolan pop Friday, October 15, 2010 8:33:05 AM via web

Listening to Alanis Morissette "You Learn" from "Jagged Little Pill." My fave from this blockbuster mid-90s LP. Her best jagged vocal. Friday, October 15, 2010 7:54:39 AM via TweetDeck

Listening to Hidden Cameras, "The Animals of Prey" from "The Smell of Our Own." Think New Prnogrphrs, but Ontario (not BC) & gay (not co-ed) Friday, October 15, 2010 7:46:58 AM via TweetDeck

"Y U Luv Texts, H8 Calls: We Want 2 Reach Others But Not 2 B Interrupted" ( JK---Exactly. It's also Y I H8 IM. I M Bzy. Friday, October 15, 2010 7:42:38 AM via TweetDeck

Oh. SNL rerun where host Garth Brooks was own musical guest as rock alter ego Chris somebody. Why not just put out Garth Brooks rock record? Thursday, October 14, 2010 5:09:35 PM via txt

Cash Cab. I'd like 2 see all the upfront ground rules that Ben Bailey lays on passengers. Such as put away yer smartphones, no Googling, etc Thursday, October 14, 2010 5:04:55 PM via txt

Tysons Corner. Defy U 2 find corners here anymore. Road system thoroughly ripped up for construction: Metro, HOT, etc. It's Tysons Clutter. Thursday, October 14, 2010 12:10:31 PM via TweetDeck

I grew up in culture zone of new Windsor (Ontario, Canada). We Detroiters were weaned on Canadian radio & TV. CKLW. CBC. "Wayne & Shuster" Thursday, October 14, 2010 11:52:27 AM via TweetDeck

Prepping slides 4 my keynote on 28 Oct in Old Windsor, England at #KXEN EMEA User Cnf. "Success in Business Analytics." Multichan #CRM focus Thursday, October 14, 2010 11:48:57 AM via TweetDeck

Keep telling #Forrester clients about my forthcoming #Empowered docs on soc net analysis in multichan #CRM. In the can. Publication imminent Thursday, October 14, 2010 11:45:41 AM via TweetDeck

@johnbastone #ANAMarketers Cool. But if Coke changes even one squiggle on their logo, I'm switching 2 Pepsi. Absolutely No New Coke (Logo)! Thursday, October 14, 2010 11:44:00 AM via TweetDeck in reply to johnbastone

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Sheela Na Gig by PJ Harvey from the album Dry JK--Love how PJ interpolates "South Pacific" into riot-grrl powr anthem Thursday, October 14, 2010 11:42:01 AM via TweetDeck

Google. Should consider changing motto from "Don't Be Evil" to "If You Absolutely Must Be Evil, Be a Necessary and Profitable Evil." Thursday, October 14, 2010 11:40:43 AM via TweetDeck

The biggest challenge when everything's rushing superfast around you is to sit perfectly still. If you can, the blur resolves clear patterns Thursday, October 14, 2010 10:39:42 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Switchblade by Jenny And Johnny from the album I'm Having Fun Now JK--More seamless female-male blend than Rilo Kiley Thursday, October 14, 2010 10:34:10 AM via TweetDeck

@ggheorghiu "Ignored" was apparently defined as no-RT/no-reply. I suspect that larger % of words in tweets are read/absorbed than in emails. Thursday, October 14, 2010 10:05:23 AM via TweetDeck in reply to ggheorghiu

@Jhodge88 I suspect Eric, Vint, & their subservient henchgeeks are concocting the grandest scheme of all: a new element: Googlium. Thursday, October 14, 2010 9:40:13 AM via TweetDeck in reply to Jhodge88

Google energy. Google cars. Google phones. Google TV. Google everywhere. Help! Google embedded in our fillings, transmitting coded messages! Thursday, October 14, 2010 9:31:44 AM via TweetDeck

RT @cloudEq: #Exostar Raises Bar 4 A&D Supply Chain Collab ( JK--No inline pred analytics? You limbo a chest-high bar Thursday, October 14, 2010 9:29:42 AM via TweetDeck

Storage vendors. When does it make sense for you to become #DW appliance vendors? When 2 partner & pkg with server #DW #BI vdrs? How 2 diff? Thursday, October 14, 2010 9:25:37 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp New Slang by The Shins from the album Oh, Inverted World JK--Time usually stops completely when this song plays. Thursday, October 14, 2010 9:22:37 AM via TweetDeck

"Roughly 3 out of 4 tweets ignored" ( JK--Suspect that, for email, the % is just as high, especially if get 100s daily Thursday, October 14, 2010 9:21:59 AM via TweetDeck

Would B cool if brains behind AOL takeover of Yahoo turns out 2 B resurrected puppet, controlled by nefarious GGL hegemon Vint Cerf Thursday, October 14, 2010 9:18:18 AM via TweetDeck

"AOL may join in bid for Yahoo, report sez" ( JK--Ah, here's the rumor. Some rag called "Wall Street Journal." Ignore. Thursday, October 14, 2010 9:12:28 AM via TweetDeck

Saw rumor somewhere (credible?) of AOL possibly acq Yahoo. Funny how that now feels ho-hum. Who iz dey? Both coulda been contenders, Charlie Thursday, October 14, 2010 9:09:20 AM via TweetDeck

"How 2 Use Twitter 4 Personal Data Mining" ( JK--Cool tools. Twtr stores 3.2K twts max. Glad I'm scraping aweekstweets. Thursday, October 14, 2010 9:05:00 AM via TweetDeck

"Twitter solves data formatting challenge" ( JK--Crams petabyte into 140 bytes. Just joshin': Google Protocol Buffers Thursday, October 14, 2010 9:00:32 AM via TweetDeck

"Forrester: Tech Generation Gap Widens" ( JK--My POV? G-gap is now "don't trust anybody with < href="">Thursday, October 14, 2010 8:54:25 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Parchman Farm by Bobbie Gentry from The Delta Sweete JK--Sexy sultry cool from lady who gave us "Ode to Billie Jo" Wednesday, October 13, 2010 10:13:37 PM via TweetDeck

"Embedded Analytics and Next Gen Data Warehousing" ( JK--I'd forgotten that Jim Ericson interviewed over the summer. Wednesday, October 13, 2010 10:09:27 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: You Are Not Alone by Mavis Staples from You Are Not Alone JK--Great new one, written & produced by Jeff Tweedy. Wednesday, October 13, 2010 10:00:03 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: Sawmill Gulch Road by John Mayall JK--Back in the day, Detroit prog-rock radio played the hell out of Mayall "Room 2 Move" Wednesday, October 13, 2010 9:50:44 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Everybody's Talkin' by Fred Neil from the album Fred Neil JK--1966. Original version. Neil wrote it. Very nice. Wednesday, October 13, 2010 9:36:04 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: Train Leaves Here This Morning by Dillard & Clark JK--Great 1968 country track by artist I'd never heard of. G. Dead-ish Wednesday, October 13, 2010 9:34:30 PM via TweetDeck

#KEXP The Roadhouse. A terrific regular show, hosted by Greg Vandy, for classic country, folk, Americana, and other indigenous US grooves. Wednesday, October 13, 2010 9:32:08 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp She Belongs To Me by Bob Dylan from the album Bringing It All Back Home JK--Tune's a perfect blues-country-folk blend Wednesday, October 13, 2010 9:26:29 PM via TweetDeck

Michelle Rhee resigns as DCPS chancellor. Now other school systems can benefit from her magic healing philosophy of disrespecting teachers. Wednesday, October 13, 2010 9:20:54 PM via TweetDeck

@jamet123 #decisionmgt And featuring William Shatner as the Big Giant Head, reprising his great bit part from "3rd Rock from the Sun." Wednesday, October 13, 2010 9:15:35 PM via TweetDeck in reply to jamet123

Purge-athon. I'm neither purger nor hoarder, on the balance. I'm a curator. I hold onto what has enduring value. Binder clips, for example. Wednesday, October 13, 2010 7:34:34 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: King Night by Salem from the album King Night JK--Sounds like Emerson Lake & Palmer deconstructing Handel's Messiah. Wednesday, October 13, 2010 7:30:15 PM via TweetDeck the immortal words of George Leroy Tirebighter, defoliating a victory garden sure works up an appetite! Wednesday, October 13, 2010 7:28:36 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Combination Pizza Hut and Taco Bell by Das Racist from the album Sit Down, Man JK--Funny mock hip-hop downlow Wednesday, October 13, 2010 7:24:44 PM via TweetDeck

@Tarranti I'll let my Twitter followers see the lady's actual face (and Dean's): She's a head-turner. Wednesday, October 13, 2010 7:17:20 PM via TweetDeck in reply to Tarranti

Thumbing thru industry archives, even recent stuff, U come across many "whatever became of"'s (vdrs, prods, fads, analysts, reporters, etc) Wednesday, October 13, 2010 7:14:07 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: You Turn My Head Around by Dean & Britta JK--U hear Dean's voice but see Britta's face. Most beautiful woman in indie rock Wednesday, October 13, 2010 6:56:55 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Glad Girls by Guided By Voices from Human Amusements at Hourly Rates JK--GBV rocksongs have teenage soundtrack zing Wednesday, October 13, 2010 6:49:44 PM via TweetDeck

@NeilRaden Tomorrow. Literally. 7:14am (eastern). Total eclipse of the cloud. Come one, come all. Don't stare at it. Prognosticators predict Wednesday, October 13, 2010 6:47:06 PM via TweetDeck in reply to NeilRaden

Always quite refreshing to review my archives & see past vendor promises in full historical context. Yellowing pulp. Wednesday, October 13, 2010 6:45:34 PM via TweetDeck

Before long, Big Data will be small potatoes compared to Big Brainpower poured in complex advanced analytics models & cycled through Big BPM Wednesday, October 13, 2010 6:36:58 PM via TweetDeck

Sometimes what once was current analysis ain't no more. Too much underbrush preventing forrest from filling out green coverage. Dump it dude Wednesday, October 13, 2010 6:32:10 PM via TweetDeck

@SethGrimes #Hadoop See how I hedged that tweet: "Pentaho's Hdp initative might give it sorely needed differentiation." Not Cloudera-centric Wednesday, October 13, 2010 5:50:15 PM via TweetDeck in reply to SethGrimes

The only reason I wasn't at #Hadoop World this year was my massive workload & crushing travel/consulting schedule. Honest. Wednesday, October 13, 2010 5:32:52 PM via TweetDeck

#Hadoop Wd. DW: IBM/Nz, EMC/GP, Vertica, Aster. Hdp strtps: Cloudera, Karmasphere, Datameer. BI: Pentaho. DI: Talend ( Wednesday, October 13, 2010 5:30:43 PM via TweetDeck

"Hadoop and Open Source BI" ( JK--Pentaho's #Hadoop initative might give it sorely needed differentiation. Wednesday, October 13, 2010 5:25:47 PM via TweetDeck

"Bi-directional connection for Membase and Cloudera Hadoop" ( JK--Head didn't mention real-time. That's most noteworthy Wednesday, October 13, 2010 5:23:11 PM via TweetDeck

Datameer Announces General Availability of Datameer Analytics Solution ( JK--Offers 175 built-in #Hadoop functions. Wednesday, October 13, 2010 5:21:49 PM via TweetDeck

"Quest Software & Cloudera Unveil 1st Release of 'OraOop' at #Hadoop World" ( JK--Fine, but when will ORCL enter mkt? Wednesday, October 13, 2010 5:20:19 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: Bits & Pieces by Junior Boys from the album Begone Dull Care JK--Never quite sure whether Jr Boys are make-out groovists. Wednesday, October 13, 2010 5:12:49 PM via TweetDeck

Anybody who paid any close attention to Pirsig's "Zen & The Art of Motorcycle Maintenance" knows the core thesis: analysis is creative act. Wednesday, October 13, 2010 5:04:36 PM via TweetDeck

The workmen in my home have only been intermittently disruptive today with their hammering & sawing & drilling. Constructivists on my behalf Wednesday, October 13, 2010 5:00:04 PM via TweetDeck

"Negroponte: Tablets as 'constructionist medium'" ( JK--Design pad. "Transflective" (indoor/outdr). "Haptic" (touch) Wednesday, October 13, 2010 4:54:18 PM via TweetDeck

Half the battle of being an IT industry analyst is bridging the siloes in your mind. Some of which are in everybody's minds. Wednesday, October 13, 2010 4:46:37 PM via TweetDeck

"MSFT will look 2 courts 4 botnet takedowns" ( JK--Restraining orders? Of course! Why didn't we think of that before? Wednesday, October 13, 2010 4:42:08 PM via TweetDeck

"Pros & Cons Of Deploy OpenLDAP" ( JK--Switch Wayback Machine to 80s/90s, Sherman, when OSI 7-lyr ref mdl semi-mattered Wednesday, October 13, 2010 4:36:18 PM via TweetDeck

"Gather Ye Apples While Ye May" ( JK--Remnds of obscur music Tin Huey "Appls R there its jst tht nobody wnts 2 buy thm" Wednesday, October 13, 2010 4:30:51 PM via TweetDeck

"Gold in white space" ( JK--Reminds of heads from Harry Newton's Teleconnect, eg "There's plenty of bucks in T-1 mux!" Wednesday, October 13, 2010 4:25:41 PM via TweetDeck

Took another #Forrester customer inq on #Hadoop. Pointed toward my in-db analytics maturity model for long-range POV ( Wednesday, October 13, 2010 3:38:23 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: Pick Your Battles by Eli "Paperboy" Reed from Come And Get It JK--Yet another example of great brandnew classic soul Wednesday, October 13, 2010 2:13:02 PM via TweetDeck

I try not to comment on other people's styles of tweeting, blogging, etc. Wednesday, October 13, 2010 12:51:45 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp I Am Stretched On Yer Grave by Sinead O'Connor from I Do Not Want What I Havent Got JK--Bold bald Celtic emotionalism Wednesday, October 13, 2010 12:18:25 PM via TweetDeck

@sonalbisht #analystrelations Apples&oranges. Excuse pushback but these rankings assume cover same sgmts. If scope by sgmt, what R rankings? Wednesday, October 13, 2010 12:12:57 PM via TweetDeck in reply to sonalbisht

Took briefing from #SAP #Sybase on next version of IQ. Wednesday, October 13, 2010 12:08:11 PM via TweetDeck

@SethGrimes Nah. I'm just making an observation on the potential for Twitter to become hyper-annoying the way email has become. Cuz of spam Wednesday, October 13, 2010 12:07:22 PM via TweetDeck in reply to SethGrimes

Taking update briefing from #KXEN. Predictive solutions 4 #CRM lifecycle analytics. I keynote their EMEA on Thurs 28 Oct. Old Windsor UK. Wednesday, October 13, 2010 10:20:57 AM via TweetDeck

Man! That was one detailed EDW gap & strategy analysis I just did. Draft deliverable off to client. Now toggling brain 2 adv analytics task. Wednesday, October 13, 2010 9:53:38 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Skinny Love by Bon Iver from For Emma, Forever Ago JK--Moody morning? L. Cohen then Bon Iver. Regardless, love both Wednesday, October 13, 2010 9:15:09 AM via TweetDeck

Like everyone, I'm praying 4 safe rescue of all Chilean miners. Wonder what psychological impact 2 months trapped underground has had on 'em Wednesday, October 13, 2010 8:43:06 AM via TweetDeck

People make unwarranted leap 2 conclusion when assume my comments on social media reflect own experience. I'm analyst analyzing phenomenon. Wednesday, October 13, 2010 8:35:32 AM via TweetDeck

"Google Dabbles in Robotics W/ Self-Driving Cars" ( JK--Exmpl of "news" headline writer telegraphing opinion: "dabbles" Wednesday, October 13, 2010 8:33:43 AM via TweetDeck

"Researchers: Criminals could launch 'social reality' attack" ( JK--Beware: social network analysis on the side of evil Wednesday, October 13, 2010 8:28:31 AM via TweetDeck

In the run-up to another year's #IBM IOD. Like each year, IBM has tons of announcements & will prebrief analyst community comprehensively. Wednesday, October 13, 2010 8:25:47 AM via TweetDeck

"SAP's NetWeaver isn't dead yet" ( JK--NetWeaver products ubiquitious in SAP shops. NetWeaver brand a bit anemic, tho. Wednesday, October 13, 2010 8:23:58 AM via TweetDeck

"Google Backs Wind Power Superhighway" ( JK--Alternative cars. Alternative energy. Any alternative to Google hegemony? Wednesday, October 13, 2010 8:18:54 AM via TweetDeck

Day by day, week by week, month by month, watching SSDs continue their inexorable rise to cost-effectiveness & ubiquity. Wednesday, October 13, 2010 8:14:14 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Marathon by Tennis from album Marathon JK--One of those atmospheric siren-lady-voiced songs that always hooks me. Wednesday, October 13, 2010 8:13:03 AM via TweetDeck

"Rest of world leaving U.S. in social netwking dust" ( JK--Didn't realize it was geopolitical competition. Friend Wars! Wednesday, October 13, 2010 8:07:06 AM via TweetDeck

Me, video, explaining in-database analytics, in a hotel lobby, downtown Chicago, a few weeks ago: Wednesday, October 13, 2010 7:48:42 AM via TweetDeck

@SethGrimes Who said this is a commentary on my follow list? Wednesday, October 13, 2010 7:44:01 AM via TweetDeck in reply to SethGrimes

Twitter. Social net or spam web? If manual DMs & Mentions from humans outnumber automateds from bots, it's former. If bots rule, it's latter Tuesday, October 12, 2010 9:07:10 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp I Walked by Sufjan Stevens from the album The Age of Adz JK--Cool new one from Sufjan. He's doing more trance-y vibes Tuesday, October 12, 2010 8:52:45 PM via TweetDeck

Poetics geeks will groove to the "better half" "curve" "sliding" "passion" and "lubricates" guided imagery in the previous tweet. Tuesday, October 12, 2010 8:43:55 PM via TweetDeck

Told my better half that chose focus on stat analytics because math doesn't daunt me. Learning curve is sliding scale. Passion lubricates it Tuesday, October 12, 2010 8:41:40 PM via TweetDeck

Wife & I sharing notes on respective math strengths. Hers: quik mental add & subtract. Mine: rapid exponential & logarithmic ords-of-mag Tuesday, October 12, 2010 8:37:22 PM via TweetDeck

One of my favorit mispelng bst practces in Twittr is dropng silent vowls, dubld consnants, & oft-elided sylabls if dont impct inteligblty Tuesday, October 12, 2010 5:12:00 PM via txt

#EDW is a continuing program, most of which revolves around data gov, decision suppt & proc agilty best practices. A broad biz culture shift Tuesday, October 12, 2010 5:05:45 PM via txt

Time will come, & I expect today's 20-somethings 2 drive it, when all of today's hi-tech manias will be backdrop 4 deliciously absurd comedy Tuesday, October 12, 2010 4:52:17 PM via txt

Streetwise knuckleheads. Lowbrow comedy teams as cultural archetypes. 3 Stooges. Cheech & Chong. Beavis & Butt-Head. Clueless transgressives Tuesday, October 12, 2010 4:48:34 PM via txt

Taking refresher update briefing from #Ingres on VectorWise. Tuesday, October 12, 2010 2:11:10 PM via TweetDeck

Taking excellent briefing from Causata, provider of event-driven predictive next-best action platform for multi-channel/multi-device #CRM Tuesday, October 12, 2010 1:22:48 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: I Heard Your Voice In Dresden by Elvis Perkins JK--Love this guy's voice. Imagine him commanding stadiums Tuesday, October 12, 2010 12:54:38 PM via TweetDeck

Funny how #DW users often omit vendor name when discussing DB platforms--e.g. "Exadata was in here last week" "The folks from DB2 told us" Tuesday, October 12, 2010 12:13:57 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Friend Or Foe by Adam Ant from Friend Or Foe JK--Oughta B Adam Ant prize 4 preposterously conceited 3rd tier popstar Tuesday, October 12, 2010 11:06:04 AM via TweetDeck

Taking great briefing from Blue Sky Technologies, providers of supply chain visibility #BI dashboarding analytics predictive event alerting Tuesday, October 12, 2010 10:15:52 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp White Daisy Passing by Rocky Votolato from the album Makers JK--From 2006. You will sing this pretty melody silently. Tuesday, October 12, 2010 9:45:00 AM via TweetDeck

Last week at #BPF10, @nyuhanna said looks like my tweets have >140 chars. I said of course no, and illustrated with several dense examples Tuesday, October 12, 2010 8:45:26 AM via TweetDeck

My clients know that I can stuff a lot of good insight into a 30 minute inquiry call. No surprise that I can pack a tweet with nuance. Tuesday, October 12, 2010 8:42:38 AM via TweetDeck

I still have trouble conceptualizing "cloud computing" as a distinct market. Is "open source" a market, or a theme cutting cross many mkts? Tuesday, October 12, 2010 8:29:56 AM via TweetDeck

"IBM Probes Atomic Memories, Photovoltaics, Quantum Computers" ( JK--IBM's formidable R&D resources continue to astound Tuesday, October 12, 2010 8:27:55 AM via TweetDeck

"Thinnest Material Ever Captures Nobel Physics Prize" ( JK--Assume will B graphene-bsd iPod thinner than Jobs' patience Tuesday, October 12, 2010 8:12:10 AM via TweetDeck

"Microsoft Preps Record Security Patch Tuesday" ( JK--Not sure whether this makes me feel more secure or more concerned Tuesday, October 12, 2010 8:08:42 AM via TweetDeck

Traditional Columbus Day. Genoese sailing 4 Castile & Aragon encounters Bahamanians, imagines they're Hindus, inadvertently spreads smallpox Tuesday, October 12, 2010 8:00:44 AM via TweetDeck

Reading P. Fara "Science: 4000 Yr History." Brilliant chapterization: avoids "Great Man" approach: "origins" "institutions" "invisibles" etc Tuesday, October 12, 2010 7:32:08 AM via TweetDeck

Need a de-duping tool to flag & eliminate IT industry e-mail newsletters that contain links to same stories we've already read. Monday, October 11, 2010 3:15:46 PM via TweetDeck

"1 in 4 babies on Internet before they're born" ( JK--And already discussng how cool it'll B when finaly cut umbilical Monday, October 11, 2010 2:35:29 PM via TweetDeck

Twitter. The pinnacle of pith. Those of us who also do depth...must find our own ways to cram that into 14o characters. Monday, October 11, 2010 2:29:35 PM via TweetDeck

"IBM to turbo-charge more servers with accelerators" ( JK--Hardware performance boosters: steroids for apps. Monday, October 11, 2010 2:24:31 PM via TweetDeck

"IBM makes mainframe young again" ( JK--Desperate attempt at hipness. Like tellng teenage boys that chicks dig the oboe Monday, October 11, 2010 2:22:42 PM via TweetDeck

Speaking of exciting new automotive tech that's going to transform our lives, what's become of Shai Agassi's electric-car recharge network? Monday, October 11, 2010 2:17:49 PM via TweetDeck

"Google's driving the future of... driving" ( JK--Capable of driving self. Freeing us humans to text while it drives. Monday, October 11, 2010 2:16:07 PM via TweetDeck

Good. MSFT has new mobile phone platform. Not that I'm going 2 buy 1. But Apple v. Google feels too choice-limited. Need more competition. Monday, October 11, 2010 2:14:29 PM via TweetDeck

Good. iPhone to be sold by Vzn Wireless. Not that I'm going to buy one. But good 2 know this choice-limiting carrier lock-in strategy kaput Monday, October 11, 2010 2:11:10 PM via TweetDeck

Ever notice that designer coffee has lost hipness quotient? It's as associated with Millenium Decade as designer jeans were with Me Decade. Monday, October 11, 2010 2:02:29 PM via TweetDeck

"Will Microsoft and Adobe Square Off Against Google?" ( JK--And, if MSFT acquires Adobe, is Silverlight doomed? Monday, October 11, 2010 1:59:46 PM via TweetDeck

Google apparently investing in innovative smart-car technologies. Google apparently recapitulating Microsoft strategy of overstretching. Monday, October 11, 2010 1:55:41 PM via TweetDeck

@znmeb A viral-fungal impact on worldwide bee colonies? How is it shaping bee evolution? Sunday, October 10, 2010 9:14:40 PM via Mobile Web in reply to znmeb

@bobblakley But far less predictable than Hollywood marketers would wish. Our demand is derived from chaotic variable footsy. Sunday, October 10, 2010 9:08:26 PM via Mobile Web in reply to bobblakley

@znmeb Don't know. But they say there is a bee shortage. Colony collapse. Sunday, October 10, 2010 9:02:53 PM via Mobile Web in reply to znmeb

Drilling down into my latest "stuff" article scrape, from my Zune HD browser. Timeshifting my tech reading is key to fitting it into my life Sunday, October 10, 2010 8:57:57 PM via txt

Young Al Pacino didn't have a gravelly voice. He's one of those dudes whose voice broke in adolescence, and again in senescence. Sunday, October 10, 2010 7:46:34 PM via txt

My previous 2 tweets were totally adhoc musings while standing waiting in front of CVS: church steeple to my right, busy parking lot on left Sunday, October 10, 2010 7:41:01 PM via txt

Parking spaces in crowded places. Cities should extend EZPass 2 pay 4 resrved strt prkng w/ wirelss adhoc reservation & curbside designators Sunday, October 10, 2010 1:19:20 PM via txt

Steeples. As church attendance dwindles & houses of wrshp deconsecrated, need preserve these historic structures 4 unobtrusive cell Xmitters Sunday, October 10, 2010 1:13:55 PM via txt

#CRM customer service. U can't predict when bad days & spats will flare, but can build biz processes that boost likelihood of cust retention Sunday, October 10, 2010 10:40:52 AM via txt

#CRM customer service. Can you build strong enough relationships 2 survive inevitable bad days & spats that U, yer reps, & customers have? Sunday, October 10, 2010 10:37:10 AM via txt

Ting Tings' video of "That's Not My Name." Perfect for dancing in place on the elliptical handsfree. Rhythmic visuals accentuate the jam. Sunday, October 10, 2010 10:32:24 AM via txt

CBS Sunday Morning doing piece on rampant misspellings on commercial signs. Compliance issue? SarbOx II (Revenge of the Nitpickers)? Sunday, October 10, 2010 10:27:12 AM via txt

VH1 show describes fine crystal goblet as "Czechoslovakian." Might as well describe as "AustroHungarian" or "Soviet bloc." It's 2010, folks! Sunday, October 10, 2010 10:14:27 AM via txt

Anti-elitism. In US culture, it now means simply anti the current crop of people who've been able to grab fame & some wee bit of influence. Sunday, October 10, 2010 10:11:11 AM via txt

Glance at closing credits of ancient "Roseanne" rerun. Still of Charles & Di nuptials. Foto now conjures pure pity. Royalty reality meltdown Sunday, October 10, 2010 10:04:24 AM via txt

As I wuz tellin Hannah this week, we geeks spend all our time clenching our concentration, pulling every muscle starting with eyes. Unclench Sunday, October 10, 2010 9:59:23 AM via txt

Skipping "Secretariat," just as I did "Seabiscuit." Waiting 4 3D CGI "Mr Ed," w/Rocky as jockey, set in Roman Empire, pullng Ben-Hur chariot Sunday, October 10, 2010 9:52:32 AM via txt

10/10/10. Ten to the 3rd. Thousands Day. Let us honor all the lower orders of magnitude that humbly serve while the "illions" grab the glory Sunday, October 10, 2010 9:18:22 AM via TweetDeck

Saw 2 good films: "The Town" & "Easy A." Nice to get out & enjoy ourselves. 3-day weekend & I am taking all 3. Saturday, October 09, 2010 11:23:38 PM via txt

Panera coffee plus music plus headset equals work productivity zoning strategy of at least one other #Forrester analyst. Saturday, October 09, 2010 6:32:16 PM via txt

Stinkbugs abound. What sort of stink & how bad? Before my wife fingered culprits, I was wondering whether my neighbor had opened a stable. Saturday, October 09, 2010 5:32:55 PM via txt

Data warehouses. When glance over, what U C R physical boxes whose only notable features are invisible structures thru which data swarm. Saturday, October 09, 2010 10:40:29 AM via txt

Warehouses. When fly over, what U C R vast flatroofed structures whose only notable surface features R huge doors around which trucks swarm Saturday, October 09, 2010 10:36:07 AM via txt

Undeniable historical fact that every human culture feels must designate humanish ancestor forebears & anointed lineages. Natural & supern'l Saturday, October 09, 2010 10:28:42 AM via txt

A while back, I read somebody's conjecture that JudaeoXian angels & daemons originated in demoted deities of usurped faiths. Provocative. Saturday, October 09, 2010 10:24:43 AM via txt

Three weeks to Halloween. My favorite part of the season is watching fundamentalists get spooked by pervasive celebration of pagan rituals. Saturday, October 09, 2010 10:21:18 AM via txt

Modeling. Human perfection will continue to favor the beautiful mind constructing shapely & pragmatic abstractions, not the pretty person. Saturday, October 09, 2010 10:15:47 AM via txt

Truly mature predictive enterprise has flexibility 2 blend automated stat-based predictions w/ oper'l human SWAGs. Crystal ball is your mind Saturday, October 09, 2010 10:12:04 AM via txt

I'd like 2 see more discussion of why prediction is overrated. Anybody can predict. But not everybody can build sound predictive models. Saturday, October 09, 2010 10:08:46 AM via txt

Industry needs hiatus from "why #BI important" articles. That fact well-understd in biz world. Focus on how realize BI ROI & make pervasive. Saturday, October 09, 2010 10:03:57 AM via txt

Key performance indicators. A balanced scorecard of life would arrange gauges 4 health, love, family, finances, career, friends, & passions. Saturday, October 09, 2010 9:58:19 AM via txt

Impersonal KPI gauges that feign personalz8n--eg, calorie-burn countrs on elliptical machines. 2nd-best solution. Ideal is YOU, instrumented Saturday, October 09, 2010 9:54:00 AM via txt

Pop-up peel-off performance gauges. Pervasive ltw8t mobile access to situational biz and/or personal KPIs. Biz analytics mkt should develop. Saturday, October 09, 2010 9:49:58 AM via txt

Pink "Please Don't Leave Me." Fave radio song of 2010 that haven't heard on #KEXP. Saturday, October 09, 2010 9:46:15 AM via txt

Science is personal meditation upon and communion with the impersonal factual core of the cosmos. Saturday, October 09, 2010 8:07:24 AM via Mobile Web