Friday, December 03, 2010

Aweekstweets November 28 to December 3 2010: the week I downgraded the data warehouse to “mudflap”

"Some Data-Miners Ready to Reveal What They Know" ( JK--Hopefully, they'll skip the math tutorial. 11 minutes ago via TweetDeck

"Bruce Schneier: 'Cyberwar hotlines' needed" ( JK--Yeah, right. Those would be hack-target #1. 20 minutes ago via TweetDeck

Likejacking. A new coinage in the world of Facebook-mediated personal-preference brokering. 24 minutes ago via TweetDeck

Wow! I just did a critical piece of #EDW pricing analysis that leveraged data at my disposal, but tied it together in powerful way. about 1 hour ago via TweetDeck

@johnlmyers44 Orig (horse&buggy) dashboard was apparently a mudflap. Modern (BI) dashboard a windshield & instr panel. DQ/DW is our mudflap. about 2 hours ago via TweetDeck in reply to johnlmyers44

@johnlmyers44 Dashboards protect U dashing through mud? That's highly wishful--and sloppy--thinking. Straining for smartass BI pun. Help me! about 2 hours ago via TweetDeck in reply to johnlmyers44

@johnlmyers44 Thanks. 1840-1850. "board in front of carriage 2 protect from dirt cast up by animals drawing vehicle" Why not "dirtboard"? about 3 hours ago via TweetDeck in reply to johnlmyers44

RT @kexpplaylist: Birthday by Sugarcubes from the album Birthday JK--Bjork is psychic, obviously. Or Cheryl Waters. about 3 hours ago via TweetDeck

"How Anlytcs Pros Used Twtr in Nov" ( JK--Me @jgptec @kdnuggets @marcusborba @jasprice @lehawes @dmgerbino @BIScorecard about 3 hours ago via TweetDeck

Did the term "dashboard" exist before the invention of the automobile? about 3 hours ago via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp I'm Looking Through You by The Beatles from Rubber Soul JK--Should be theme song of #Forrester Waves. Transparency. about 4 hours ago via TweetDeck

"Friending." As a verb, it feels sort of creepy. A bit like a wannabe hovering & stalking in hopes of getting to "know" you better. about 4 hours ago via TweetDeck

Yikes @loserboy ....U just informed me that my mom & Ozzy Osbourne share same birthday....but latter's a mom not...whew! about 5 hours ago via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: Iron Man by Black Sabbath from Paranoid JK--Reminds me of Horatio Sanz on SNL doing great parody of Ozzy doing this about 5 hours ago via TweetDeck

To my mom, who would have been 88 today ( about 5 hours ago via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp I Think I Need a New Heart by Magnetic Fields from 69 Love Songs JK--KEXP should play all 69 songs in Stephin's order about 5 hours ago via TweetDeck

Doing post-peer-review revs to my analytic solution appliance doc draft. Exhausting my synonyms for "analytic" "solution" & "appliance" about 5 hours ago via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp (I'm Not Your) Stepping Stone by The Monkees JK--I love the Monkees. And their TV show was funny. So there! about 5 hours ago via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Show Me by Mint Royale from On the Ropes JK--JITM @loserboy "Friday song" signals light at end of tunnel: weekend! about 5 hours ago via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: Bone Machine by Pixies from Surfer Rosa JK--"Your bone's got a little machine"? Yeah, a simple machine. A lever. about 6 hours ago via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond Mountains) by Arcade Fire from The Suburbs JK--Horizontal is to suburb what vertical is 2 city about 6 hours ago via TweetDeck

I'm RC, BTW, but I'll party with anybody for almost any reason. A holi holy day (or 8) gives ample opportunity for merriment. about 6 hours ago via TweetDeck

Green tea with peppermint & spices. Great palate cleanser. Royal Gypsy Tea Company. Oh, it's kosher. Happy Hanukkah! about 7 hours ago via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Minnesoter by The Dandy Warhols from the album Come Down JK--Funny title that's become my favorite pronunciation about 7 hours ago via TweetDeck

Interesting thing about rocknroll badboys like Morrison, Jagger, Iggy Pop.....nobody's dummies....excellent students...with serious edge. about 7 hours ago via TweetDeck

"Morrison pardon papers paint picture of wild night" ( JK--Letter from his admiral father vouches for his braininess. about 7 hours ago via TweetDeck

Wikileaks. Feels way overblown. The "leaks" have essentially confirmed the obvious. The "wiki" implies leaks may have been doctored. Caveat. about 8 hours ago via TweetDeck

"SQL Azure Federation: Is It "NoSQL" Azure?" ( JK--Don't follow MSFT's logic. Why not build it on PDW and/or Hadoop? about 8 hours ago via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp After Parties by DNTEL from After Parties 1 JK--One half of the famous duo DNTASK DNTEL. about 8 hours ago via TweetDeck

Prepackaged solutions. Whether U call that an "application," a "solution appliance," or whatnot is secondary issue. Deliver quick biz value! about 8 hours ago via TweetDeck

"Why Oracle's Sun Servers Are Sinking (& That's Good Thing)" ( JK--Astute. Higher margins are in prepackaged solutions. about 8 hours ago via TweetDeck

Good. Got a time-strategy for the day mapped out. Now, to fend off distractions & interruptions, and stay on-plan, delivering on commitments about 8 hours ago via TweetDeck

I notice the IT industry news volume has ebbed after Thanksgiving. December always throws us a few surprises. But is a tapering toward Xmas. about 8 hours ago via TweetDeck

@sharlesemetcalf Something about British singer-sons of coal miners--Bryan Ferry & Tom Jones--gives them sex appeal. No grime at DNA level. about 9 hours ago via TweetDeck in reply to sharlesemetcalf

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Heartache By Numbers by Bryan Ferry from Olympia JK--Brand new. His suave voice set back into quasi-choral production about 9 hours ago via TweetDeck

Jam along with us & earn an advanced degree in tweetjamology, "Advance Your Analytics Strategy," #Forrester Dec 15, 12-1pm (EST). #dmjam about 9 hours ago via TweetDeck

I'm delighted when people introduce themselves as one of my Twitter followers. Yeah, I'm vain. Good to know my weird style resonates. about 19 hours ago via TweetDeck

Tweaked my #EDW Wave scoring scales wee bit today. Trying to score to them I noticed some teeny anomalies. I'll make my reasons transparent. about 19 hours ago via TweetDeck

Starting to do more in-class powerflex moves with my eyes closed. Looking at others distracts me from pushing my own muscles to the limit. about 19 hours ago via TweetDeck

I've given up trying 2 prepare 4 customer inquiries. Often, customer comes at me with different questions than in request. Best 2 stay agile about 19 hours ago via TweetDeck

Day was like most days. Racing from sunup to sundown. Racing so fast I didn't notice when sun actually was up or down. Been racing for days. about 19 hours ago via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp You Ain't Woman Enough (To Take My Man) by Paramore from Coal Miner's Daughter: A Tribute JK--Fine Loretta Lynn cover about 19 hours ago via TweetDeck

Loved "Community" tonight on NBC, like always. Chevy Chase has never been funnier. I like him more as a cranky old man than SNL, Fletch, etc about 19 hours ago via TweetDeck

Enjoyed singing along on radio tonight to Drifters' "White Christmas." Best version of that song. I was even daring McPhatter's high parts. about 19 hours ago via TweetDeck

Enjoyed "T.A.M.I. Show" (1964) on PBS last night. James Brown was freaky intense & brilliant. Mick Jagger was obviously stealing moves. about 19 hours ago via TweetDeck

Search-result prominence. Sounds like governance in online reputation-driven economy. Court of appeal of GGL decision? Escalate 2 Schmidt? Thursday, December 02, 2010 3:20:26 PM via TweetDeck

"Google alters algorithm 2 block bad business publicity" ( JK--Search-result prominence a reward 4 non-evil biz ethics? Thursday, December 02, 2010 3:17:48 PM via TweetDeck

"WikiLeaks Saga Underscores Need 4 Data Controls" ( JK--Oh no, here we go again. Digital rights mgt: political football Thursday, December 02, 2010 3:10:04 PM via TweetDeck

"Amazon Ousts WikiLeaks" ( JK--Amazon canopy branch breaks, drops suspended primate to the less sheltering forest floor Thursday, December 02, 2010 3:05:17 PM via TweetDeck

"Cloud Gives Wikileaks Elastic DDoS Armor" ( JK--Elastic armor. Chainmail. Mesh of vulnerabilty. Already Amazon-pierced Thursday, December 02, 2010 2:55:39 PM via TweetDeck

"4 CRM Questions 2 Ask Self During Holidays" ( JK--Ask self key SRM (Santa Rel Mgt) question. U been naughty or nice? Thursday, December 02, 2010 2:43:17 PM via TweetDeck

Social media's rise means that more of us are not updating each others' email addresses in our directories as often. On a personal level. Thursday, December 02, 2010 2:11:55 PM via TweetDeck

Hearts rest between beats. That made no sense when I first heard it in childhood. As grownup that makes more sense. Tasks beat it out of you Thursday, December 02, 2010 1:44:13 PM via TweetDeck

Whew....completed inputs for 1st full draft scorecards of all EDW Wave vendors....ball's in Charlie's court now...out to vendor review soon Thursday, December 02, 2010 1:20:46 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: Know Better Learn Faster by Thao With Get Down Stay Down from Know Better Learn Faster JK--Great, albeit wordy, mantra. Thursday, December 02, 2010 12:44:20 PM via TweetDeck

Last few days was sufficient tweeting for now Thursday, December 02, 2010 12:23:49 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: Windstorm by School Of Seven Bells from the album Disconnect From Desire JK--Thank you dear Cheryl !!!!!!!! Wednesday, December 01, 2010 4:08:49 PM via TweetDeck

Requested #kexp play School of 7 Bells "Windstorm" cuz I'm grounded at Westchester County NY airport in nor'easter with serious squalls Wednesday, December 01, 2010 3:08:53 PM via TweetDeck

@c0sin Not "dumped"....assimilated into you regard the latter as a dumping ground? Wednesday, December 01, 2010 3:05:08 PM via TweetDeck in reply to c0sin

"Welcome to Browser War III" ( JK--"Socially aware" browsers. Apparently, they volunteer your time to local charities Wednesday, December 01, 2010 1:33:44 PM via TweetDeck

@VanessaAlvarez1 Another word: redeye (actually, that's two, mashed "redbull"). Wednesday, December 01, 2010 12:15:16 PM via TweetDeck in reply to VanessaAlvarez1

Hey IBM, you should catalyze a "WS-I"-like industry initative to develop reference/conformance interop frameworks for all things Hadoop. Wednesday, December 01, 2010 12:12:53 PM via TweetDeck

IBM's "smarter commerce" is essentially what #Forrester calls "next best action everywhere": customer-facing & back-office processes, linked Wednesday, December 01, 2010 12:04:03 PM via TweetDeck

Smarter commerce. I like IBM's focus on this at #connect10. Deliver timely, relevant recommendations for customers to make smarter choices. Wednesday, December 01, 2010 12:03:02 PM via TweetDeck

IBM's workload & storage optimization are very thorough & high-density. Many #connect10 speakers discussed in detail. Wednesday, December 01, 2010 12:00:42 PM via TweetDeck

IBM using "SSD" 4 "software & systems delivery" in BAO. That will cause confusion re "solid state drives." Suggest rename former. #connect10 Wednesday, December 01, 2010 11:58:22 AM via TweetDeck

Just connected with @marciamarcia at #connect10 . Still haven't seen Jan or Cindy. Wednesday, December 01, 2010 11:55:50 AM via TweetDeck

Check out @merv letter to editor in NY Times book review on LIz Phair's review of "Keith Richards’s ‘Life’" ( Wednesday, December 01, 2010 10:48:51 AM via TweetDeck

#IBM Integrated Info Core product has most of agile predictive process plat, except decision automation. Needs new SPSS offering #connect10 Wednesday, December 01, 2010 10:35:46 AM via TweetDeck

Social BI. I'm impressed with the social features of the new #IBM #Cognos 10. #connect10 . Very intuitive & collab friendly. Wednesday, December 01, 2010 10:26:18 AM via TweetDeck

@fscavo #HANA Yes, I'd like to know the pricing as well. Speed & scale is critical, but so is affordability (vis-a-vis BW/BWA & rivals) Wednesday, December 01, 2010 10:24:22 AM via TweetDeck in reply to fscavo

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Transmission by Joy Division from Substance JK--Ah, multiplexing. It's a joy to divide the substance of transmission Wednesday, December 01, 2010 10:22:59 AM via TweetDeck

Reporter calls about #SAP HANA launch. It's a 1.0 in an impressive roadmap. I dare not call follow-ons "HANA & her sisters." Wednesday, December 01, 2010 10:18:42 AM via TweetDeck

IBM biz content in industry frameworks: predictive, process, & info models, design templates, reusable code. Plug into plumbing. #connect10 Wednesday, December 01, 2010 10:16:26 AM via TweetDeck

IBM has diverse cloud offerings (now or in works) across many/most capabilities areas. I suspect next year's Connect will go deeper on these Wednesday, December 01, 2010 10:03:19 AM via TweetDeck

Was chatting with @jhurwitz about lack of sleep. All-nighters hard when we're no longer 24, but work and/or world demand we be 24x7. Wednesday, December 01, 2010 9:59:39 AM via TweetDeck

Downloading & reviewing all the presos at #connect10 . Want to do all sessions, but left my self-cloning apparatus at home. Wednesday, December 01, 2010 9:56:09 AM via TweetDeck

@sandy_carter #connect10 Day-rhythm I like: Preso, preso, panel, break, preso, lunch, breakout, breakout, break, breakout, panel, happy hour Wednesday, December 01, 2010 9:17:40 AM via TweetDeck in reply to sandy_carter

IBM focus on "capabilities" (not "brands") is right approach. They walk respectful line of capab-oriented synergies that strengthen brands. Wednesday, December 01, 2010 9:10:11 AM via TweetDeck

The "seagull analogy" at #connect10 is making me queasy. Anything that invites birdpoop jokes is a metaphorical mine field. Wednesday, December 01, 2010 9:07:20 AM via TweetDeck

Plumbing & platforms both begin w/ "pl" (helps me remember the basic equivalency). Business content is the precious fluid thru those pipes. Wednesday, December 01, 2010 9:05:37 AM via TweetDeck

Over day-2 breakfast at #connect10, Sandy Carter discussed #IBM strategy for selling into "small (software licensing) deals." Very promising Wednesday, December 01, 2010 9:02:23 AM via TweetDeck

Glad #IBM not deep-diving on #BPM & #DW at #connect10 . Their focus on business optimization/outcomes is the right one. BPM + DW = plumbing Wednesday, December 01, 2010 9:00:37 AM via TweetDeck

IBM leading with deep industry expertise to sell to LOB. Solution packaging + appliances. Solution appliances: my next #Forrester report. Wednesday, December 01, 2010 8:58:50 AM via TweetDeck

@rwang0 #connect10 "Solving customer pain"? You mean killing or alleviating. Don't call it business analytics. Call it business analgesics. Wednesday, December 01, 2010 8:56:26 AM via TweetDeck in reply to rwang0

Good 2 follow tweets from #connect10 . I'm sitting here listening, but occasionally distracted by reporters. Tweets fill me on what I missed Wednesday, December 01, 2010 8:55:22 AM via TweetDeck

Interviewed by Dan Worth re on SAP HANA 1.0 launch. Wednesday, December 01, 2010 8:46:20 AM via TweetDeck

"SAP Launches HANA for In-memory Analytics" ( JK--Essentially, additional data platform for BW + future of BW/BWA. Wednesday, December 01, 2010 6:57:48 AM via TweetDeck

It is unseasonably warm for December 1. But the rains & wind are pouring into the greater NYC area, adding delicious uncertainty to my day. Wednesday, December 01, 2010 6:42:13 AM via TweetDeck

Well, back in the day, people poised large dark metal cubes on their corners on city corners and called it art. Modern public art. Tuesday, November 30, 2010 10:15:51 PM via txt

Stamford CT. An entrepot. A nail partway down the eastern seaboard, anchoring the post road, broadbanded, so horsepower may swiftly transit Tuesday, November 30, 2010 9:58:18 PM via txt

Eve of December First. Letting the days go by. Let the water hold me up. Tuesday, November 30, 2010 9:50:54 PM via txt

@dahowlett My prediction for 2011: the predictions by this analyst for 2011 will be crafted for maximum tweet-a-liciousness. Tuesday, November 30, 2010 9:42:09 PM via TweetDeck in reply to dahowlett

"No comment" is a comment. Means "what was just said is so totally dumb, lame, or pointless that I wont dignify it with substantive comment" Tuesday, November 30, 2010 9:40:28 PM via TweetDeck

Going down to the networking reception & dinner at #connect2010. Could use me a refreshment or two, preferably liquid. Tuesday, November 30, 2010 6:57:19 PM via TweetDeck

Social media analytics. It'll mature as market segment when vendors offer specific tools for customer-facing roles: mkting, sales, cust svc Tuesday, November 30, 2010 6:56:20 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Power by Kanye West from My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy JK--Ego-freak. But he puts out great songs. Tuesday, November 30, 2010 5:43:39 PM via TweetDeck

Always love 2 reconnect at events like #connect2010 with @amywohl . Why? She was first IT analyst I ever met (1987). Still at top of game. Tuesday, November 30, 2010 5:05:52 PM via TweetDeck

Huge analyst turnout at #connect2010. Many analyst firms: large, small, and one&two-person. Great discussions. I have friends all over. Tuesday, November 30, 2010 5:01:49 PM via TweetDeck

I almost choked when Robert LeBlanc at #connect2010 coined "glocal" (global + local). "Glocal" sounds like a loogie about to be hocked. Tuesday, November 30, 2010 4:57:56 PM via TweetDeck

Didn't tweet from the conf floor at #connect2010. Why? Mostly just listening & engaging & diagramming on paper. I'm a fairly analog person. Tuesday, November 30, 2010 4:55:22 PM via TweetDeck

#SCRM & engagement governance. When does "listening & engaging" slip-slope into "snooping & intruding"? When R U creeping customers out? Tuesday, November 30, 2010 4:51:15 PM via TweetDeck

#IBM discussed "social media governance" at #connect2010. I'd call that "social engagement governance." #SCRM B2C rules of engagement. Tuesday, November 30, 2010 4:49:12 PM via TweetDeck

Excellent #IBM discussion at #connect2010 that clarifies their software acquisition strategies & ties to customer imperatives & capabilities Tuesday, November 30, 2010 4:43:35 PM via TweetDeck

Full day of discussions at #connect10 . Still more to come. Interviewed by video by @mauricioswg Tuesday, November 30, 2010 4:39:50 PM via TweetDeck

Conneticut. Kineticut. Conetiquette. When did the second "c" go silent? What was the pronunciation of the original native American word? Tuesday, November 30, 2010 11:31:16 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: Rill Rill by Sleigh Bells from the album Treats JK--Sound + band name suggest Xmas. Let's pretend. Tuesday, November 30, 2010 11:23:48 AM via TweetDeck

Caught the expert session on social media analytics & business outcomes in the morning at #connect2010. Saw @fhalper @amywohl Tuesday, November 30, 2010 11:03:32 AM via TweetDeck

I'm not into using social media to shame individuals. That's slippery slope covered with mud that makes 4 handy slinging & universal soiling Tuesday, November 30, 2010 9:56:36 AM via TweetDeck

Cloudy morning over southern Connect i cut. Here at #IBM SWG Analyst Connect. Think I'll connect with breakfast. Tuesday, November 30, 2010 8:03:35 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp What Is Life by George Harrison from All Things Must Pass JK--Reminds me: Beatles should put out CD of pure George Monday, November 29, 2010 7:44:16 PM via TweetDeck

As I edit vendors' detailed factual write-ups for size to fit into #Forrester Wave format spreadsheet, I can just feel AR people screaming Monday, November 29, 2010 7:42:27 PM via TweetDeck

Five Guys. I'll be carrying the weight of 5 guys plus or minus two if I keep on gorging myself on these awesome fries. Monday, November 29, 2010 7:16:07 PM via TweetDeck

Strongly suspect someone will license the Laura Hillenbrand story for motion picture. Shut-in. Chronic fatigue syndrome. Bestselling author. Monday, November 29, 2010 4:52:58 PM via txt

Heading to airport. IBM Connect event the next two days. See you there! Monday, November 29, 2010 4:04:18 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Monster by Kanye West from the album My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy JK--Great one from his new LP. Monday, November 29, 2010 3:55:02 PM via TweetDeck

My sister-in-law can't seem to detect when I am in fact joking. Monday, November 29, 2010 3:33:04 PM via TweetDeck

Westchester. Seceded a long time ago from Chester proper. The eastern Chesterians still haven't forgiven. Regardless, all is white & plain. Monday, November 29, 2010 3:32:19 PM via TweetDeck

Weird thing happens when deep inside EDW. U start 2 dream in stars & snowflakes & cubes. Vision of sugarplum queries dance around your head Monday, November 29, 2010 3:29:57 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: Be-In by The Dandy Warhols from the album Come Down JK--Cuts very Velvet Underground freaky electronic droning raga groove Monday, November 29, 2010 3:27:18 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: Good Idea by Sugar from A Good Idea (single) JK--Bob Mould's slightly sandpaper-y voice fits his music well. Monday, November 29, 2010 3:12:38 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: Had Me A Girl by Tom Waits from The Early Years JK--Apparently, Tom was 8 when he recorded this. Smooth unbroken voice. Monday, November 29, 2010 3:07:35 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: Spiders (Kidsmoke) by Wilco from the album A Ghost is Born JK--Second song today referencing Michigan & lake. Monday, November 29, 2010 2:55:11 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: Jesus Wants Me For a Sunbeam by The Vaselines JK--Song way more serious than their mostly jokey smutty stuff. Monday, November 29, 2010 1:25:52 PM via TweetDeck

Thank you wordy #EDW vendors who can't keep your responses to 1000 characters per row. You made my week. Chop, chop, chop down to size. Monday, November 29, 2010 1:10:39 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: Lake Michigan by Rogue Wave from Asleep At Heaven's Gate JK--Keep listening for UP/Brevort reference. None I'm aware of. Monday, November 29, 2010 1:09:10 PM via TweetDeck

70s blaxploitation flicks & massive parallel processing. My head's a jumble now. Back to scoring #EDW Wave. Monday, November 29, 2010 12:55:01 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #KEXP Across 110th Street by Bobby Womack JK--Reminded bro that saw this blaxploitation flik in Detroit drive-in bak in day Monday, November 29, 2010 12:53:54 PM via TweetDeck

"Where's the beef?" ad for Wendy's in the 80s. Nobody remembers the set-up line, which I thought was funnier: "It's a very big fluffy bun!" Monday, November 29, 2010 9:44:49 AM via TweetDeck

"Netflix Launches Streaming Only Service In U.S." ( JK--Grandpa tell us about days when video was delivered on "disks" Monday, November 29, 2010 9:39:01 AM via TweetDeck

Lack of DJ on mike the past half-hour on #kexp means a) John's late for his shift, b) no other DJ available, c) silent intern spinning tunes Monday, November 29, 2010 9:31:04 AM via TweetDeck

Everybody else's personal tech more advanced than my personal tech. What I discovered over weekend. I, however, use mine more intensely Monday, November 29, 2010 9:29:06 AM via TweetDeck

"Kyoto Prize Winner Revolutionizing IT Network Design" ( JK--Graph theory. Getting grasp on exploding relationship webs Monday, November 29, 2010 9:27:33 AM via TweetDeck

"12 Tech Turkeys of 2010" ( JK--Nasty reputation for such a delicious bird. Try Roperti's turkey, Livonia Mich. Yum! Monday, November 29, 2010 9:22:54 AM via TweetDeck

"Windows Oddities: 25 Years of Microsoft Weirdness" ( JK--Definitely not a perfect OS. But its weirdnesses are familiar Monday, November 29, 2010 9:20:47 AM via TweetDeck

"What's on HP's Software Shopping List?" ( JK--Hardware bun, wetware dressing, but no software beef. Monday, November 29, 2010 9:15:47 AM via TweetDeck

Heard story that William & Kate wedding may be broadcast in 3-D. Hoo-boy! Hey folks, it's a wedding, not Star Wars. Monday, November 29, 2010 9:07:41 AM via TweetDeck

Me briefly interviewed via email on trends in adv analytics ( Photo image is San Jose. I'll be in Palo Alto next week. Monday, November 29, 2010 9:03:19 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: The Dreamer by The Tallest Man On Earth from Sometimes The Blues Is Just A Passing Bird JK--Great new Swedish folksinger. Monday, November 29, 2010 8:55:08 AM via TweetDeck

This holiday season & beyond, give to the Lupus Foundation of America ( Monday, November 29, 2010 8:50:13 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp For Emma by Bon Iver from the album For Emma, Forever Ago JK--Perfect! The official band of frosty mornings. 7:47 AM Nov 29th via TweetDeck

Today will largely be spent scoring #Forrester #EDW Wave ....and keeping #KEXP tuned to keep me focused & sane & happy while doing it. 7:46 AM Nov 29th via TweetDeck

Sort of tired of steady stream of "cloud computing is like...." simile pushers. 7:37 AM Nov 29th via TweetDeck

Back-to-back Twitter follow-me requests from pro-Microsoft & anti-Microsoft-ies. My TweetDeck is now a bubbling cauldron of contrariness. 7:35 AM Nov 29th via TweetDeck

Cyber Monday. Even dumber designation than Black Friday. As if people need a virtual hooky holiday to do what they do 24x7 anyway. 7:27 AM Nov 29th via TweetDeck

RIP Leslie Nielsen? Surely, you jest! Handsome Canadian actor pulled off the most surprisingly great midcareer switch. Well, him & Eastwood. 6:46 AM Nov 29th via TweetDeck

Listening to Junip, "In Every Direction" from "Fields." Jose sings it: "You're the center and you're always free in every direction." 8:05 PM Nov 28th via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Good Girls Don't by The Knack from Get The Knack JK--Almost as fun as "My Sharona." Same one-track mind dudes. 6:53 PM Nov 28th via TweetDeck

The maroon late-autumn clearing-thru-clouds sunset day before last is still with me. The drama of catching it round turns on Franconia Rd. 10:20 AM Nov 28th via txt

Busy week ahead. Not as busy as some recent ones. That lightens it already. the sunshine this fine still-holiday Sunday morning 10:17 AM Nov 28th via txt

Busy week ahead. Lightening my mind & toning my body to prep for the anticipated load. 10:15 AM Nov 28th via txt

Busy week ahead. Score #Forrester #EDW Wave & do a trip to the Connect event. 10:11 AM Nov 28th via txt

My new fingerless exercise gloves. How do they affect my phonetweeting feel? Not much. Good. 9:35 AM Nov 28th via txt

We were discussing colds over holiday dinners. How U come down with & fight them off. I keep immune system stoked with continuous activity. 7:59 AM Nov 28th via TweetDeck