Monday, January 10, 2011

Aweekstweets December 18 2010 to January 11 2011: the week that split between years & elongated into another dimension of sight & sound

Saw "The Red Balloon" (1956) on TCM, first time since elementary school in the 60s. Hadn't realized how gorgeous the cinematography. half a minute ago via TweetDeck

Flights from Auckland to Johannesburg. Do they take Great Circle directly over the South Pole? about 12 hours ago via txt

USN&WR does special edition on secret societies throughout history. How about secret social nets? Secret Internet protocols of elder geeks? about 13 hours ago via txt

In English, "Mrs." stands for "mistress." Why do we use same term 2 designate both plaintiff & defendant in an alienation of affection case? about 13 hours ago via txt

Country-western. Only musical genre with requisite headgear for male performers. Also, all musical notation is in the Stetson clef. about 15 hours ago via txt

Clear calm freezing winter mornings. Clean dry outdoor winter air is so refreshing. I inhale deeply walking outdoors 2 pick up morning paper about 18 hours ago via txt

State of Virginia has budget surplus. Cool. Even cooler that Gov McDonnell, 4 whom I did not vote, proposes using 2 fund correct priorities. about 18 hours ago via txt

Hot water. When your workout club loses it in the frigid heart of winter, you know exactly what priority issue mgmt must work out ASAP! about 18 hours ago via txt

Former music video channls degenerate into reality swamps. VixenHouse-1 & MoreTroubledVixens. I pine 4 days of REO Speedwagon videos (koff!) about 18 hours ago via txt

Coming up on CNN: George Clooney in Sudan. Crazy thought: Give the actor his own political talk show. about 18 hours ago via txt

Sonya noticed Jim Carrey absolutely owned every SNL skit he was in last night. Like the most supernaturally flexible marionette from hell about 18 hours ago via txt

Enjoyed Black Keys performances on last night's SNL. These guys do heavy crunching blues-rock jams with consummate power & style. about 18 hours ago via txt

Saw "Country Strong." Not a strong film. Songs are good, melodramatic country cliches less so. Gwyneth strong. Takes guts 2 play older woman Saturday, January 08, 2011 11:46:19 PM via txt

Considerng how shaky many peep's probability sense is, may not B prudent 2 over-rely on gut. Odds it's unerring outside confidence interval Saturday, January 08, 2011 3:46:20 PM via txt

Yep. Cultural perceptions of beauty tend 2 flutter around holisticlly avg dimensns of all featurs w/in male & female templ8s of repro health Saturday, January 08, 2011 1:35:03 PM via txt

Girl & I discussed diff dmgrphcs that diff cable chanls target. Easy 2 C wot skews senior: ads 4 meds insur lwsuits & funrl arrngmts abound Saturday, January 08, 2011 1:24:25 PM via txt

Adv analytics + adv visualization. My #Forrester colleague @bevelson has done great research on latter. Hope he publishes it in 2011 Saturday, January 08, 2011 1:00:41 PM via txt

Lotsa pos feedbak 2 this week blog on business analytics. Most authentic feedback usually via Twitter. Spambots tend 2 comment inline 2 blog Saturday, January 08, 2011 12:58:18 PM via txt

Tablets. To me, they feel like personal blades w/ displays, apps, content, & connectivity. Matter of time till become personal BI data marts Saturday, January 08, 2011 12:16:21 PM via txt

New theme at #CES is car as electronic living room on wheels. That makes me queasy. Can suddenly become dying room on wheels. Safety 1st! Saturday, January 08, 2011 12:10:34 PM via txt

Internet TV. Last vestige of olden TV is notion that default 4 new program episode availability is @ fixed repeating day/timeslot intervals. 11:05 AM Jan 8th via txt

Appliances. That will B key packaging theme across all enterprise app, mid'ware, & plat sgmts this year. Appliances as cloud building blocks 11:00 AM Jan 8th via txt

Apple skips #CES why? Competitive differentiation? Stoke self-conceit that their brand has no competition? 10:56 AM Jan 8th via txt

Yeah, almost anything can be turned into innuendo. Even "innuendo." The human mind can map any meaning onto anything. Words are weird. 10:03 AM Jan 8th via TweetDeck

Social anthropology. New #Forrester RA has background in that discipline. Would love 2 C study of slash&burn practices of homo socialneticus 5 minutes ago via TweetDeck

No patience for people who claim 2 B "too old" 4 physical activity. Age, by itself, is not infirmity. You can stay fit as the years pile up. 7 minutes ago via TweetDeck

I just introduced my daughter to Martin Short ( in his full career context. He was a lightning bolt on SCTV & SNL. 28 minutes ago via TweetDeck

@carol_phillips Yes, we're discussing the lilting rhythms of money money money. 42 minutes ago via TweetDeck in reply to carol_phillips

RT @MHarrisPerry "And seriously does anyone think that 1st time kids "hear" N-word is when readng Twain?" JK--Archie Bunker's great-grandpa? about 1 hour ago via TweetDeck

@carol_phillips Ring by spring if there's been a fling while it's, um.....snow-ING? OK, I strained my rhyming muscle. Ouch! about 1 hour ago via TweetDeck in reply to carol_phillips

Watching "Father of the Bride" (1991) with my grown girl on snowy morning. The "independent communications consultant" fiance mentioned X.25 about 1 hour ago via TweetDeck

Doves. Listen to their songs & you start to notice how masterfully & subtly they work chord changes into their melodies. Vibe colorations about 15 hours ago via txt

Constructive. Now that House has read (selectively) from Constitution, should read all court interpretations (& re-) of same, since 1789. about 15 hours ago via txt

Today in "Dilbert," the pointy-haired boss hires Dogbert to consult on evolving products 2 cloud computing. Dogbert advice is blah-intensive about 15 hours ago via txt

My so-called "lengthy article" blog this week took half-hour top-of-head to write. For me, lengthy is 2,500+ words summing 4 weeks research about 15 hours ago via txt

Fitness analytics. Here's a branch of analytics where gut feel must rule. But numbers indicate you have never had a good feel for your gut. about 16 hours ago via txt

Dear IT Press: When you list the names of the two largest analyst firms, please use alphabetic order. Thanks. about 17 hours ago via TweetDeck

My laryngitic throat now feels like a wood chipper. Not the one from "Fargo," mind you. But my words & nerves feel like bloody pulp. about 17 hours ago via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: Frontier Psychiatrist by The Avalanches from the album Since I Left You JK--Superb & screamingly funny sonic mashup. about 24 hours ago via TweetDeck

"Google, IBM et al Weird Job Intervu Questions" ( JK--Not so weird. Most test numerical reasoning. Key 2 analytic savvy about 24 hours ago via TweetDeck

The laryngitis saga continues. I'll take it a call at a time to see how long the vocal cords can go before shutting down. Friday, January 07, 2011 10:39:26 AM via TweetDeck

Taking briefing from #DataRoket, a real-time DW/DI startup w/ hybrid columnar/row/file in-memory persistence architecture & 20:1 compression Friday, January 07, 2011 10:29:54 AM via TweetDeck

@JohnFMoore #humor Really? I'd like to see the metric you're using & candidates you evaluated. Could use some hypocriticism. Friday, January 07, 2011 9:24:02 AM via TweetDeck in reply to JohnFMoore

#BI revolution? Nah. Innovation galore, yes. Steady evolution along many analytics frontiers, per yesterday's blog: Friday, January 07, 2011 9:21:59 AM via TweetDeck

My eggnog-engorged noggin? Poetic license. I've never touched a drop of the stuff in my life. Name sounds supergross. Friday, January 07, 2011 9:04:56 AM via TweetDeck

Funny shift-end verbal spar today for @sharlesemetcalf with @loserboy on #kexp. Sharlese closing self-deprecation left me in stitches. Friday, January 07, 2011 9:01:14 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Hardcore Pops Are Fun by Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti frm Haunted Graffiti JK--Echo of "Turn Down Day" by The Cyrkle Friday, January 07, 2011 8:56:36 AM via TweetDeck

"Predictions For Business Analytics In 2011" ( JK--Notice that I didn't speculate on who'll acquire whom. Others may. Friday, January 07, 2011 8:43:56 AM via TweetDeck

Public note to self: SOA platform = reusable, solution appliance = tweakable, application = repeatable. Thursday, January 06, 2011 7:01:55 PM via txt

If #Twitter had been invented pre #Gutenberg, #hashtag would have become standard & mandatory #punctuation #mark in lieu of measly #period Thursday, January 06, 2011 5:02:06 PM via txt

Tech equities anlyst Trip Chowdhry int'vu'd from #CES on MSNBC by Bartiromo re #Microsoft. When they discuss "power to perform," it's not MPP Thursday, January 06, 2011 4:51:25 PM via txt

I've never been to #CES but always sounds like a lot of fun. Plenty of gadgets and gizmos, media & money, holiday atmosphere, post-holiday. Thursday, January 06, 2011 4:09:45 PM via TweetDeck

Strict construction. The constitution is not strictly constructed, in terms of defining exhaustive list of all future legislative scenarios. Thursday, January 06, 2011 3:48:45 PM via TweetDeck

@johnrrymer Does it say anything in the Constitution about whether we can classify elected officials as 3/5 of person? Just curious. Thursday, January 06, 2011 3:44:04 PM via TweetDeck in reply to johnrrymer

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: Summer In Savannah by Iron & Wine from Walking Far From Home JK--New LP's radical departure will polarize I&W fans Thursday, January 06, 2011 3:43:02 PM via TweetDeck

RT @Alyssa_Milano: Twitter (per-capita) usage state-by-state [infographic] via @GuyKawasaki JK--MA, WA, & OR tops Thursday, January 06, 2011 3:21:31 PM via TweetDeck

@bruces It would be even more radically mischievous if Maya Arulpragasam leaked some of it thru her raps. Thursday, January 06, 2011 2:29:49 PM via TweetDeck in reply to bruces

Let me amplify on the focus of my forthcoming #Forrester teleconf: it's all about growing EDW appliance mkt focus on prepackaged solutions Thursday, January 06, 2011 2:17:58 PM via TweetDeck

Developing preso slides for my Jan 26, 1pm (EST) #Forrester teleconf, "Appliance Power: Deliver Adv Analytics into Cust-Facing Processes." Thursday, January 06, 2011 2:13:47 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Little Red Rooster by Sam Cooke from Night Beat JK--Straight blues with honey, voiced by a classic golden throat. Thursday, January 06, 2011 2:12:32 PM via TweetDeck

"'Hybrid Cloud?' Check Processing Thru 'Thick' & 'Thin'" ( JK--Dunno. Last thing I wanna hear is "check's in the cloud" Thursday, January 06, 2011 12:54:19 PM via TweetDeck

"FCC contest looks for open Internet apps" ( JK--Essentially, tools for "net neutrality" violation sniffing. Thursday, January 06, 2011 12:41:08 PM via TweetDeck

"Utterly irresponsible tech" ( JK--Yikes! Then I suppose they'll have 2 add in-dash analytics on mean-time-2-crash&burn Thursday, January 06, 2011 12:29:34 PM via TweetDeck

Workplaces are a bit like relationships. It's good to have friends. It's also good to have benefits. Thursday, January 06, 2011 12:24:12 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: Gloria by Patti Smith from Horses JK--Totally cool how Patti mashed up the Morrisons--Van (song) & Jim (spirit)--on this! Thursday, January 06, 2011 12:20:19 PM via TweetDeck

Section 9 of US Const ( on Limits of Congress. Please explain any of that invalidates Obamacare. Thursday, January 06, 2011 11:43:25 AM via TweetDeck

US constitution ( Worded with loopholes & barndoors galore (e.g, "Congress...provide...general welfare"). Good luck! Thursday, January 06, 2011 11:39:04 AM via TweetDeck

Laryngitis. I will take this day by day. I can't do inquiries until this clears up. Thursday, January 06, 2011 11:24:54 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond Mountains) by Arcade Fire from The Suburbs JK--Get away from sprawl? No way! Sprawl is us! Thursday, January 06, 2011 10:28:12 AM via TweetDeck

New blogpost: "Predictions and Plans for Business Analytics in 2011" ( Thursday, January 06, 2011 10:21:46 AM via TweetDeck

"Starbucks unveils new logo" ( JK--Focusing on the jittery lines of caffeine addiction emanating from mermaid's brain. Thursday, January 06, 2011 9:20:29 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist Ready to Start by Arcade Fire from the album The Suburbs JK-- #kexp listeners voted this top LP of 2010. Thursday, January 06, 2011 8:28:46 AM via TweetDeck

Cultural inertia. One can use that as a pretext for cynicism, or as an obstacle to be overcome thru new strategies. Thursday, January 06, 2011 8:28:00 AM via TweetDeck

"Anti-Predictions for 2011" ( JK--Predictions of inertia: info mgt best practices pushing against cultural resistance. Thursday, January 06, 2011 8:26:09 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp A Postcard to Nina by Jens Lekman from Night Falls O... JK--Reminds of Mercy's "Love (Can Make You Happy)" from '69 Thursday, January 06, 2011 7:46:14 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: Gonna Be An Engineer by Peggy Seeger from Smithsonian Folkways Amer Roots JK--Great feminist & engineering folksong Thursday, January 06, 2011 7:43:53 AM via TweetDeck

Do U ever request 2 B Facebook friend w/ somebody U never met in hope of fooling the other into thinkng U met, so U both might someday meet? Wednesday, January 05, 2011 11:19:43 PM via TweetDeck

I wonder whether people are more likely to recall people's names without help when they meet face-to-face if they're also Facebook friends. Wednesday, January 05, 2011 11:10:50 PM via TweetDeck

"Regulators Say Risk Obscured By 'Silos' of Data" ( JK-Smash those siloes with EDW, MDM, DG, CPM best practices. Wednesday, January 05, 2011 10:58:16 PM via TweetDeck

RT TheDailyShow Tonight: @jimmy_wales is in the studio! Founder of Wikipedia and, according to his Wikipedia page, inventor of the cotton gin. Wednesday, January 05, 2011 10:06:18 PM via web Retweeted by you and 42 others

"Most overrated & underrated sci-fi novels" ( JK--Raise this issue in a geek saloon & yer askin' fer trouble pardner. Wednesday, January 05, 2011 10:53:01 PM via TweetDeck

"Motorola Is Dead - Long Live the Motorolas" ( ) JK--MMH & MSI. Nah. Should have called one "Moto" & the other "Rola." Wednesday, January 05, 2011 10:48:07 PM via TweetDeck

Doves. They have coolest most consistently driving big-rock sound that never flirts with arena-rock self-importance, pomposity, or swagger. Wednesday, January 05, 2011 9:59:38 PM via TweetDeck

New GOP-controlled House. Agenda revolves around reading Obama admin the riot act, giving the 5th degree, & digging 4 dirt on everything. Wednesday, January 05, 2011 9:57:37 PM via TweetDeck

Analytics on our personal tax prep strategies. When does the financial risk of us screwing up our complex filings warrant hiring a pro? Wednesday, January 05, 2011 9:54:40 PM via TweetDeck

Bought "Best of Doves: The Places Between." Bands I love that I have, oddly, never bought studio album from. Another example: Rolling Stones Wednesday, January 05, 2011 9:39:51 PM via TweetDeck

Wow. @donalddotfarmer joins #Qliktech. One of my fave people in the #BI space. Wednesday, January 05, 2011 9:35:05 PM via TweetDeck

Sitting at Borders wondering how much longer Borders will be in business. When it goes, Ann Arbor will shed a tiny little tear. Wednesday, January 05, 2011 8:37:42 PM via txt

Downtown DC was fairly peaceful this morning. U wouldn't have suspected there was patch of fresh nastiness up on Hill, not far from there. Wednesday, January 05, 2011 4:36:31 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: Sealegs by The Shins from Wincing the Night Away JK--One of many gems from this awesome 2007 LP! Wednesday, January 05, 2011 4:19:44 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: KimThe Waitress by Sister Psychic from the album Surrender, You Freak! JK--Obscure tune. Many covers. All awesome! Wednesday, January 05, 2011 3:53:29 PM via TweetDeck

"Location-Based Svcs Are Becoming Social Netwk Outcasts" ( JK--Foursquare et al's GPS coordinates? Slightly underwater Wednesday, January 05, 2011 3:49:58 PM via TweetDeck

Suits. Do we call them that based on preferred attire, or tendency to take competitive tensions into the courtroom? Or both? Wednesday, January 05, 2011 3:43:42 PM via TweetDeck

"What you missed: Social media messaging is getting around traditional firewalls" ( JK--In same vein as previous tweet. Wednesday, January 05, 2011 3:41:30 PM via TweetDeck

"Is RSS becoming irrelevant?" ( JK--Hmm. In age of SMS & social media, w/ email declining, is SMTP becoming irrelevant? Wednesday, January 05, 2011 3:38:34 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: Victims of the Pleasure of the Sense of Hearing by The Lights from Beautiful Bird JK--They're called "music junkies" Wednesday, January 05, 2011 3:34:58 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: Deep Red Bells by Neko Case from Blacklisted JK--Neko at her most blood-stirring clarion-voiced. Wednesday, January 05, 2011 3:10:00 PM via TweetDeck

RT @SethGrimes: @aristippus303 That was one of Kobielus's. (See @neilraden @jameskobielus Wednesday, January 05, 2011 3:01:19 PM via TweetDeck

@SethGrimes In the immortal words of George Bernard Shaw, as performed by Michael Palin, "I didn't say that!" "Your majesty is like a ....." Wednesday, January 05, 2011 2:56:35 PM via TweetDeck in reply to SethGrimes

I need a pony figurine on my desktop to keep me company today. Because I'm a little hoarse. Wednesday, January 05, 2011 1:48:49 PM via TweetDeck

"The Towering E-Commerce 3.0 Wave" ( JK--Huh? Nothing "towering," "3.0," "wave" in piece. Just generic e-comm article Wednesday, January 05, 2011 1:39:26 PM via TweetDeck

"Micron releases half-TB laptop SSDs" ( JK--Can days of personal DW marts 4 real-time BI & adv analytics be far behind? Wednesday, January 05, 2011 1:32:27 PM via TweetDeck

Most #EDW POCs only benchmark a few performance criteria. So much of what U need to make yer final decision demands full RFP process. Wednesday, January 05, 2011 1:27:31 PM via TweetDeck

Eager to see my #Forrester #EDW Wave published in next few weeks. Nevertheless, customers getting benefit of my research now. Engage me! Wednesday, January 05, 2011 1:04:06 PM via TweetDeck

I want to thank Starbucks, Halls cough-drop people, & H20 4 keeping my throat from locking up entirely this morning. Couldnadunitwitoutcha Wednesday, January 05, 2011 12:56:12 PM via TweetDeck

@joshoward My pleasure. It's a complex story to tell. No elevator shaft in the world is long enough or car fast enough to do it justice. Wednesday, January 05, 2011 12:51:15 PM via TweetDeck in reply to joshoward

#EDW POCs. If successful, they prove the concept that the system can meet your needs and that the vendor is optimally organized to do POCs. Wednesday, January 05, 2011 12:52:41 PM via TweetDeck

And the videoconference hookup (I'm at a non-Forrester commercial room) isn't working. Geez. What a day. Wednesday, January 05, 2011 8:56:40 AM via TweetDeck

Nice & healthy all holiday season. Then I get laryngitis the night before I'm supposed to do a videoconference (now) with consulting client. Wednesday, January 05, 2011 9:15:21 AM via TweetDeck

Most startling fresh experience of "Citizen Kane": flash cut of screeching cockatoo heralding scene where Kane trashes Susan room post-Fyou! Tuesday, January 04, 2011 4:59:26 PM via txt

#EDW proofs of concpt: Too easy 2 collect mess of useless detail. First U must define sys life, likely loads, valid scenarios, & key metrics Tuesday, January 04, 2011 4:51:12 PM via txt

Personal fitness analytics. These elliptical calorie counters don't measure my metabolics, stress noise floor, anxiety load, or inner calm. Tuesday, January 04, 2011 4:45:24 PM via txt

The post-New-Year siege of resolutionaries are storming the treadmills. They binged putting it on, and are doing the same taking it off. Tuesday, January 04, 2011 4:39:40 PM via txt

Recommendation engines in multichannel #CRM and agile #BPM. My core #Forrester research focus in 2011. Across multiple reports. Tuesday, January 04, 2011 2:21:48 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: Help Cammionneur ! by Jane Birkin from the album Di Doo Dah JK--Instrumentation feels like another, wordless voice. Tuesday, January 04, 2011 2:20:04 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: Walk on the Wild Side by Lou Reed from the album Transformer JK--Feels like strung-out follow-on to VU "Candy Says" Tuesday, January 04, 2011 2:14:50 PM via TweetDeck

My daughter clued me to a cool fitness analytics podcast at NY Times ( . Listening to it now. Tuesday, January 04, 2011 12:33:07 PM via TweetDeck

Did recomm engine inquiry this morning from #Forrester customer doing multichan #CRM for next-bst offer. @kateleggett & I collab this year Tuesday, January 04, 2011 11:34:16 AM via TweetDeck

Catch my preso at #TDWI Ottawa/Gatineau chapter meeting Jan 27: #BI & #DW Outlook for 2011. Tuesday, January 04, 2011 11:30:16 AM via TweetDeck

Empulse has hybrid row/columnar architecture in massively parallel petabyte-scalable real-time ParStream db architecture. Tuesday, January 04, 2011 9:26:10 AM via TweetDeck

Taking briefing from #Empulse on their ParStream "big data" database technology that is alternative to #Hadoop Tuesday, January 04, 2011 9:12:48 AM via TweetDeck

"BPM Research - How Do You Identify The Operational Processes" ( #Forrester #BPM Tuesday, January 04, 2011 8:54:26 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: No One's Gonna Love You by Cee-Lo from the album The Lady Killer JK--One of 2010's very best love songs. Tuesday, January 04, 2011 8:37:51 AM via TweetDeck

"Teradata Deal Signals 2011 Analytics Trend" ( JK--They've long been customer analytics vendor, but EDW their mainstay. Tuesday, January 04, 2011 8:34:45 AM via TweetDeck

"Scottish Researchers Claim 1000-Core Processor" ( JK--Should auld computers B forgot & ne'er brought to mind? Tuesday, January 04, 2011 8:29:05 AM via TweetDeck

"IBM Unveils Memory Technology Breakthru" ( JK--The SSD space race will be a dominant IT industry story in this decade. Tuesday, January 04, 2011 8:27:09 AM via TweetDeck

"Is there enough aWhereness?" ( JK--Gagging on the tortured coinage, & the technology-push discussion of location intel Tuesday, January 04, 2011 8:22:50 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Suite Judy Blue Eyes by Crosby Stills Nash Young from the album Live JK--Never understood the "suite" part. Tuesday, January 04, 2011 8:16:45 AM via TweetDeck

I have been less than impressed by the "what's hot/what's not" lists this holiday season. Much of it feels tired, perfunctory. Tuesday, January 04, 2011 8:12:04 AM via TweetDeck

RT @rituparn: Want 2 Change Your CRM Game? Push Customer-Facing Processes into Social Cloud | Forrester Blogs #SocialCRM Tuesday, January 04, 2011 8:05:06 AM via TweetDeck

Some regard tablet computers (eg iPad) as toys for execs. In the next business-laptop-upgrade cycle, they'll be everybody's target platform Tuesday, January 04, 2011 8:04:08 AM via TweetDeck

From a researcher's point of view, Google & Wikipedia are the most fundamental technologies in the Web universe. Tuesday, January 04, 2011 8:00:13 AM via TweetDeck

Just glanced at a "hottest emerging technologies of 2011" list that, except for words "cloud" & "social," could've been plucked from 2001. Tuesday, January 04, 2011 7:57:43 AM via TweetDeck

Classic Twitter hardsell tweet (won't say whodunit): "He Was Angry As Hell, Now He’s Rich As Hell… It Pays To Find Out Why" Tuesday, January 04, 2011 7:53:15 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: Be Thankful for What You've Got by Massive Attack JK--Used to mis-hear this as "Diggin' the scene with the gasoline" Tuesday, January 04, 2011 7:47:36 AM via TweetDeck

Generally, I try not 2 follow peeps who tweet witty quotations by others. If I wanted those bonmots, I'd follow George Bernard Shaw's tweets Tuesday, January 04, 2011 7:43:12 AM via TweetDeck

Happy 2011 everybody. Back to work. Tuesday, January 04, 2011 7:32:39 AM via TweetDeck

"What Your Shirt Color Says About You" ( JK--It sez you ate spaghetti last night, fell asleep in it, & dribbled coffee. Tuesday, January 04, 2011 7:29:00 AM via TweetDeck

@acroll @timoreilly Autonomics? Self-optimizing closed-loop control systems? Sure. But article highlights "predictive." Tuesday, January 04, 2011 3:39:18 AM via TweetDeck in reply to acroll

RT @NPRbackstory: (bachelor) Zach Galifianakis: A Comedic Actor Takes A Dark Turn JK--Actually, he is vaguely menacing. Monday, January 03, 2011 11:19:06 PM via TweetDeck

@jasonkobi has given up looking for professional pseudonyms for time being. We've ruled out "Jason Galifianakis." For now. Monday, January 03, 2011 11:16:13 PM via TweetDeck

Further from home my grown offspring roam, the closer I can follow their every coming & going. Thank U Facebook! Monday, January 03, 2011 11:14:38 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: Toomus Meremereh Nor Good by S.E. Rogie from Africa Dances JK--Sierra Leone palm-wine guitarist with captivating technique Monday, January 03, 2011 11:13:09 PM via TweetDeck

@timoreilly blurs distinction btwn pred analytics & biz rules but otherwise has stimulating post ( #strataconf @radar Monday, January 03, 2011 11:11:17 PM via TweetDeck

@apearson Social media taken to an extreme can be a hardselling medium putting a hardshell on one's own inflated self-importance. Monday, January 03, 2011 10:38:54 PM via TweetDeck in reply to apearson

@johnlmyers44 Learning to loosen can be as simple as sharing useful info now and then,. Monday, January 03, 2011 5:24:01 PM via TweetDeck in reply to johnlmyers44

Brand brand brand brand brand. Twitterers' obsession with self-branding threatens to transform this into Hardsell Central. Learn to loosen Monday, January 03, 2011 5:17:50 PM via TweetDeck

Marketing marketing marketing marketing. Twitter would be practically devoid of content if marketeers weren't tweeting their hearts out. Monday, January 03, 2011 5:05:14 PM via TweetDeck

@NeilRaden Would be funny if Trump tried to make Palin his apprentice, and she mistook him for one of those antlered things. Monday, January 03, 2011 4:49:06 PM via TweetDeck in reply to NeilRaden

Why does Edison, like every other white male American northern voice before WW1, sound like WC Fields? ( ) Monday, January 03, 2011 4:46:30 PM via TweetDeck

"Thomas Edison Recites “Mary Had a Little Lamb” in Early Voice Recording" ( JK--Would be good ringtone. Monday, January 03, 2011 4:44:02 PM via TweetDeck

"Self-service BI, SaaS, analytics will dominate in 2011" ( JK--Quotes me & @dmenninger. Monday, January 03, 2011 2:28:05 PM via TweetDeck

This year we'll be bombarded with 9/11 tenth anniversary observances. I'll be seeking alternate programming to avoid it all. Sunday, January 02, 2011 10:48:51 PM via TweetDeck

Listening to Kanye West, "Monster" from "MyBtflDrkTwstdFntsy." Hip-hop that rises to the cinematic levels of drama & rafter-shaking. Sunday, January 02, 2011 10:44:00 PM via TweetDeck

"3 Predictions for Social Good in 2011" ( JK--I predict social-media cause fatigue & abuse will make big headlines Sunday, January 02, 2011 10:41:01 PM via TweetDeck

"How Twitter Uses NoSQL" ( JK--These tweets are riding on Scribe, Hadoop, Pig, HBase, FlockDB, Cassandra (& MySQL) Sunday, January 02, 2011 10:25:24 PM via TweetDeck

Listening to Feist's terrific "The Reminder" LP from a few years ago. "1234" "I Feel It All" "My Moon My Man" "Sealion" etc. Sunday, January 02, 2011 10:16:59 PM via TweetDeck

"What to Make of " ( JK--Make cloud DW out of it 4 social-sourced info. Or go #Hadoop if need adv anlytcs Sunday, January 02, 2011 10:15:03 PM via TweetDeck

"Twitter Buys Fluther Social Q&A Service for Talent" ( JK--Social search 4 experts? No need 2 search when ya got Jimmy Sunday, January 02, 2011 10:05:46 PM via TweetDeck

"Visions of Behavioral Analytics Dance in Marketer Heads" ( JK--It's about targeting conversations, not just campaigns Sunday, January 02, 2011 10:01:22 PM via TweetDeck

"25 Data Management Do's and Don'ts" ( JK--Single view of customer a "what's out"? Explain that Sunday, January 02, 2011 9:54:16 PM via TweetDeck

Listening to Daft Punk "One More Time" from "Discovery." This is a song we powerflex to. And I didn't realize it was Daft Punk. Till now. Sunday, January 02, 2011 9:43:03 PM via TweetDeck

"11 predictions for 2011" ( JK--Not an actual prediction in the lot. Just stating obvious: hype buzz & acronyms live on Sunday, January 02, 2011 9:40:45 PM via TweetDeck

"Curbing Database Sprawl" ( JK--Cut costs, improve quality, tighten governance, & streamline access. Sunday, January 02, 2011 9:30:50 PM via TweetDeck

Listening to LCD Soundsystem "I Can Change." Also reading NYTimes profile on Debra Winger's re-emergence. Also sitting here with my family. Sunday, January 02, 2011 9:23:14 PM via TweetDeck

@Fit_Coach Is he who finds the work he mislaid equally blessed? Or just damn disorganized? Sunday, January 02, 2011 5:48:54 PM via Mobile Web in reply to Fit_Coach

Standing under PA speaker at Trader Joe, listening to Marshall Crenshaw "Someday Someway." New Wave era had so many great songs. Nostalgic. Sunday, January 02, 2011 4:04:06 PM via txt

Prediction for 2011: Schwarzenegger will go back to making movies. As a producer. Sunday, January 02, 2011 2:58:20 PM via txt

Fox News. Havent changed my opinion on their news skew. But might B tempted 2 watch 4 longer stretches if they lightened dreary color scheme Sunday, January 02, 2011 1:46:13 PM via txt

Cable TV. Most depressing experience we subject selves to addctvly. Sedentary, surfing channels full of get-rich get-hot get-healthy pitches Sunday, January 02, 2011 1:40:30 PM via txt

Propiocentricity. Keeping self stable in environments that tend toward instability. Trainer at Bally showed me some cool exercises. Sunday, January 02, 2011 1:33:04 PM via txt

As teenager, I could ride bike handsfree 4 long distances. That's how I use elliptical. Balance, presence of mind, core strength, & tweeting Sunday, January 02, 2011 1:31:19 PM via txt

Christine Whitman. She would be a good president. Sunday, January 02, 2011 1:26:38 PM via txt

Lou Gerstner author of "Who Says Elephants Can't Dance." JK--Asian elephants actually very sensitive nimble & precise. They move with grace Sunday, January 02, 2011 1:22:54 PM via txt

Tony Blair: "It's tough to find the time & energy for strategic thought." JK--If leader doesnt live & breathe strategy, they R just an admin Sunday, January 02, 2011 1:13:53 PM via txt

Prediction for 2011: EDW apliance indstry price war becomes perf war as suprfast albeit pricey SSDs in vogue as economy & IT budgets improve Sunday, January 02, 2011 1:09:34 PM via txt

Prediction for 2011: Internet TV will have first mass-market hit program. AC Nielsen will start to take surveying that segment seriously. Sunday, January 02, 2011 1:02:10 PM via txt

Prediction for 2011: Microsoft ripe for major acquisition. Crystal ball cloudy re whether it will be the acquirer or the acquired. Sunday, January 02, 2011 12:58:39 PM via txt

Clouds & devices. Feels like enterprise soltions beginning to bifurcate between the intangible & tangible, all pervasive, some personal. Sunday, January 02, 2011 12:55:37 PM via txt

Difference btwn favorite artists vs those that influenced me most. I consume my faves. I am consumed by my influences. Sunday, January 02, 2011 12:22:10 PM via txt

People who whine that the English language is deterioratng. Those people should simply write as they wish we would write. But not lecture us Sunday, January 02, 2011 12:12:53 PM via txt

Palin's idiotic "laissez faire" call 2 let kids eat more sugary hi-fat treats in school. If she were obese & lumbering, message wouldnt sell Sunday, January 02, 2011 12:07:22 PM via txt

Attention span = pop metric of our ability to sit thru tedious difficult stuff that well-meaning patronizing people insist is good for us. Sunday, January 02, 2011 11:48:35 AM via txt

Different people's bodies respond differntly to exercise, sez NYT. Mine plateau'd early at optimal weight, optimized muscles 4 tone not mass Sunday, January 02, 2011 11:42:57 AM via txt

Bullying in school. WashPost article questions if can eradicate. Fat chance. Try eliminatng adults bullyng other adults--ie, power struggles Sunday, January 02, 2011 11:33:50 AM via txt

Memory glands. No, there aren't any. But so much memory feels so inextricably physical that there might as well be. Sunday, January 02, 2011 11:13:53 AM via TweetDeck

"Putin Orders Russian Gov't to Move to Open Source" ( JK--Better than running it all off of bootlegs. Sunday, January 02, 2011 11:04:46 AM via TweetDeck

PoC: Do systems meet expected service levels over expected useful life? How do rivals compare? Do they scale linearly? Saturday, January 01, 2011 3:57:46 PM via txt

Angelina Jolie admits 2 being daredevil, doing own stunts. At some point, her risk factor'll outstrip boxoffice potential. Insurers'll balk Saturday, January 01, 2011 3:52:55 PM via txt

Washed all 3 cars today. Glad it's warm, light breeze, and overcast. Didn't feel wintry in my soggy sneakers. Saturday, January 01, 2011 3:49:46 PM via txt

Hauteur. Occupationl attitudnl disordr often ascribed 2 prof critics by auteurs of works they zing. Flame proportionate to the zing's sting. Saturday, January 01, 2011 3:47:31 PM via txt

True appliance? Ridiculous to treat packaging as a religion. Let's focus on true answers to your business questions. What enables that? Saturday, January 01, 2011 10:59:36 AM via TweetDeck

Quite amusing she calls her cable network "OWN." Yes, it's Oprah Winfrey's Network. Yes, she owns it. Yes, it's her very own. Mine mine mine Saturday, January 01, 2011 10:55:19 AM via TweetDeck

Obsessing over health can be unhealthy. Any spiritual imbalance is unwise. Extinguish ego. That's Buddhist, right? Saturday, January 01, 2011 10:48:55 AM via TweetDeck

Empowerment empowerment empowerment empowerment. Everybody on Twitter wants to empower me. Thanks, but I don't have Napoleon Complex. Saturday, January 01, 2011 10:46:44 AM via TweetDeck

I like the fact that LinkedIn auto-syncs all my tweets reliably. Tumblr is unreliable. Facebook not at all. Saturday, January 01, 2011 8:22:46 AM via TweetDeck

RT @marciamarcia: "I dwell in possibility." - Emily Dickinson JK--Was that a neighborhood in Amherst? Saturday, January 01, 2011 8:21:44 AM via TweetDeck

Saw "Citizen Kane" (again). The original meta-mockumentary. A superbly composed cinema landmark. You feel drama build scene by classic scene Friday, December 31, 2010 11:54:44 PM via txt

Saw "Cyrus" on DVD. John C. Reilly is one of the best ugly leading men ever. Has the plain gravitas of a clown without his facepaint. Friday, December 31, 2010 9:28:19 PM via txt

Some screwups can be edited from the historical record. Some we simply let drift downstream. Friday, December 31, 2010 7:44:35 PM via txt

The lookingback side of newyear never interests me as much as the lookingforward. The timepassing more than the ballgazing. The observance. Friday, December 31, 2010 7:41:45 PM via txt

The lookingback side of newyear never interests me as much as the lookingforward. The ballgazing not as as the timepassing. The observance. Friday, December 31, 2010 7:40:18 PM via txt

Scientific American says habitual self-awareness is key to weight loss. It's also key to neurosis--& to social media output. Tweet & be lean Friday, December 31, 2010 5:56:55 PM via txt

Been a couple of weeks since saw WikiLeaks sensational headlines. Secret secretions stanched for good? Friday, December 31, 2010 5:52:27 PM via txt

Much as I enjoy the music of "Do They Know It's Christmas?", it has the most winceworthy lyrics. Starving Africans hungry for Christianity? Friday, December 31, 2010 5:45:52 PM via txt

Only unfunny bit in Buckley "Wry Martini" book is "Howl" parody as if writn by J. McInerney. Dont care about that beat poem or yuppie author Friday, December 31, 2010 5:28:33 PM via txt

That makes 2 members of my extended family, both of whom are my legal heirs. Paid for praise, hence, not impartial judges of my humorositude Friday, December 31, 2010 5:12:55 PM via txt

I can't stand hearing people debating their top-10 lists of year. I just enjoy people boldly asserting and explaining their own pet grooves. Friday, December 31, 2010 4:27:37 PM via txt

My daughter told me I'm funny. The only member of my extended family ever to say that. Friday, December 31, 2010 3:54:43 PM via txt

The key to happiness is having dreams. The key to success is having an agent to sell the movie rights to those dreams. Friday, December 31, 2010 3:43:10 PM via web

Reading Christopher Buckley's "Wry Martinis" (1997). Just keeps me a perpetual state of helpless laughter. Friday, December 31, 2010 3:37:23 PM via web

I often wonder if I will ever actually meet most of the people on my socials. Or if I ever actually met them in the past. Friday, December 31, 2010 2:04:08 PM via TweetDeck

Year ends are like weekends. Just a bigger load of stuff to forget for now. Friday, December 31, 2010 2:02:45 PM via TweetDeck

People facebook more than they google. I tweetdeck more than i facebook, twitter, or linkedin. Our dashboards become our social verbs. Friday, December 31, 2010 2:01:16 PM via TweetDeck

Annoying when click on newslink thinking only text but it's an audio or video preso that plays in one of many open browser windows. Shut up! Friday, December 31, 2010 1:52:57 PM via TweetDeck

"The Power of Twitter in Information Discovery" ( JK--It's simply power of hyperawareness without hyperconcentration. Friday, December 31, 2010 1:43:51 PM via TweetDeck

Listening to Cee-Lo Green "Fuck You." Gosh darn good song! Friday, December 31, 2010 1:33:25 PM via TweetDeck

Thank you for the mentions. Thanks for the attentions. Thanks for the willing suspensions of disbelief so I could deliver some tweet relief. Friday, December 31, 2010 1:30:03 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: Jackson by Johnny Cash from At Folsom Prison JK--Woulda been poorly received if sung at Mich State Pen in Jackson Friday, December 31, 2010 1:22:21 PM via TweetDeck

Plan to wash the cars tomorrow. Yes, New Year's Day. Will be warm. Will wash by hand. Wash off old year's grime. Friday, December 31, 2010 1:19:23 PM via TweetDeck

My son has both Foo Fighters and Ethel Merman in his iTunes library. How's that for eclectic? They can both belt 'em out there! Friday, December 31, 2010 1:09:27 PM via TweetDeck

Happy Old Year! Friday, December 31, 2010 12:48:53 PM via TweetDeck

I was telling the personal trainer my goal is to walk in a smooth flow like skating on a calm stream. Thursday, December 30, 2010 7:48:37 PM via txt

Walking across a parking lot in central Springfield. Looking ahead to 2011. Jason. My boy. Thursday, December 30, 2010 7:24:02 PM via txt

Past. You know something truly past when "whatever became of...." question pops into yer head. Continuous status updates = perpetual present Thursday, December 30, 2010 3:50:44 PM via TweetDeck

Listening to Concrete Blonde, "Joey," at a Subway in Leesburg VA. Got Jason his replacement wheels. Thursday, December 30, 2010 1:08:20 PM via txt

Campy Batman is the only Batman that has ever worked 4 me. Heavy Batman always feels like macho jerk overcompensating 4 lack of superpowers Thursday, December 30, 2010 10:07:13 AM via txt

Walked National Mall yesterday. Still love how we can get into all these great Smithsonian exhibits w/out entrance fee. Don't take 4 granted Thursday, December 30, 2010 9:22:35 AM via TweetDeck

"Amazon Patent Aims 2 End Need 4 Regifting" ( JK--OK. Then should be able 2 tag so-called friends "ungrateful jerks" Thursday, December 30, 2010 9:10:59 AM via TweetDeck

Interesting how trade press does regular features on Microsoft & Google "top 10 failures," but nobody looks at any other IT big-brand flops Thursday, December 30, 2010 9:08:29 AM via TweetDeck

"Meet the Data-Storing Bacteria" ( JK--Just matter of time before someone brands it "eColi" then "iColi" then "myColi" Thursday, December 30, 2010 9:06:39 AM via TweetDeck

If you're like me, you've lost track of the volley of arguments & counter-arguments in the "net neutrality" debate. Thursday, December 30, 2010 9:02:01 AM via TweetDeck

"To Change CRM, Embrace The Social Cloud" ( JK--Conversation-driven architecture. Customer bonding. Nuance & intimacy. Thursday, December 30, 2010 8:59:21 AM via TweetDeck

"Microsoft Unveils Beta for Dryad Technology " ( JK--Their answer to MapReduce? Please don't go proprietary on this all Thursday, December 30, 2010 8:53:55 AM via TweetDeck

Patti Smith statement bang-on: 70s rock was "floundering in mire of spectacle, finance, and vapid technical complexity." Thursday, December 30, 2010 8:26:27 AM via TweetDeck

Jon Bongiovi did the right thing by changing spelling for professional reasons. Easier pronunciation. Avoids "bong" jokes. Thursday, December 30, 2010 8:24:32 AM via TweetDeck

Fairfax County creating cross-county biking infrastructure plan. Should create foot/bike path on westbound Franconia/O.K.Mill over I-395. Thursday, December 30, 2010 8:23:04 AM via TweetDeck

Palin tackles the big constitutional issues. Sez dessert a right. Sez fed nutritional guidelines intrude into our private lives. Hoo-boy! Thursday, December 30, 2010 8:19:08 AM via TweetDeck

Incoming GOP 2 require cite constitutionl authority in all nu proposd legis. R they also going 2 req retro-tag auth of each part of US Code? Thursday, December 30, 2010 8:13:15 AM via TweetDeck

Living Social vs. Groupon: 2 "social shopping" sites that apparently legit. Hence, I won't delete as suspect spam when appear in wife inbox Thursday, December 30, 2010 8:08:25 AM via TweetDeck

Love how cellphone and texting have taken the worrisome "where & when will we rendezvous" edge off aimlessly meandering around public spots Thursday, December 30, 2010 8:06:11 AM via TweetDeck

Visited Arcimboldo ( exhib yesterday at Natl Gallery East. Takeaway thought: Created Habsburg grotesques, not executed Thursday, December 30, 2010 8:01:09 AM via TweetDeck

Visited Holocaust Museum for the first time yesterday. Takeaway memory: Goehring hairsplitting distinction btwn "final" and "total" solution Thursday, December 30, 2010 7:56:57 AM via TweetDeck

Saw "The Fighter." A fine working-class redemption drama. Fighting a bad family dynamic. Oh, and beating guys' brains out in the boxing ring Wednesday, December 29, 2010 9:58:46 PM via txt

Pleasure of walking on Independence. Independently. Wednesday, December 29, 2010 3:37:19 PM via txt

Holidays are rarely a break from business. Usually, they are full of attending to family business. Case in point: this week, my family. Wednesday, December 29, 2010 10:07:17 AM via TweetDeck

Overhyped. Redundant. Hyped means overemphasized. But the shorter word works better in a snap-rant. So it prevails. Wednesday, December 29, 2010 10:06:05 AM via TweetDeck

BI not as hot a journalistic focus this year as previous. How do I know? Fewer reporter calls on the topic. Reporters have drifted elsewhere Wednesday, December 29, 2010 9:58:49 AM via TweetDeck

Trying to understand how the local pizzeria got my name and wants to be my friend on Facebook. I never go to that one. Wednesday, December 29, 2010 9:56:25 AM via TweetDeck

Heading down to DC today to tourist with the family. We've lived here 25 years. The grown kids born & raised here. But always something cool Wednesday, December 29, 2010 9:37:06 AM via TweetDeck

Saw "Rabbit Hole" with Nicole Kidman & Aaron Eckhart. Sad touching tale of how couple lives with the grief of their young son's tragic death Tuesday, December 28, 2010 10:39:13 PM via txt

Got our new GPS working & downloaded all map updates. Now I don't trust my GPS voice directions. If I require ambiguity, my wife suffices Tuesday, December 28, 2010 5:16:19 PM via txt

I have dumb simple desires. To be once again over my head and have to teach myself something tres cool tres new. Tuesday, December 28, 2010 5:11:56 PM via txt

Year ahead in analyst-ics. In 2011, I expect people my children's generation to start teaching me a thing or two about the cloud. Tuesday, December 28, 2010 5:08:24 PM via txt

Year ahead in analytics. Expect dirt-cheap petabytes & petaflops to become rally cry for new breed of Hadoop-based #EDW cloud/SaaS providers Tuesday, December 28, 2010 5:06:02 PM via txt

Year ahead in analytics. Expect more #EDW appliance vdrs 2 offer all-SSD models as extreme hi-performance options. Tuesday, December 28, 2010 5:02:34 PM via txt

Year in revu in analytics. Major acquisitions continue. Will see more in 2011. Expect HP, MST, SAP, EMC, Red Hat, Sw AG, IBM, ORCL 2 do acqs Tuesday, December 28, 2010 5:00:07 PM via txt

I have dumb simple desires. To turn a quick phrase loose on the world. Because I can. Tuesday, December 28, 2010 4:50:40 PM via txt

Thanks, man. Best of luck at Gartner. It will be a pleasure jousting with you on the field of analytical combat. Tuesday, December 28, 2010 4:49:09 PM via txt

I have dumb simple desires. To sit in hotel lobbies leisurely reading local papers and waving to people I know & like & like chatting with Tuesday, December 28, 2010 4:45:57 PM via txt

Cabin fever. People just as likely 2 catch their death of cold indoors as outdoors in winter. Succumb 2 the darks & drabs as much as chills Tuesday, December 28, 2010 4:42:19 PM via txt

Ok. That wraps Year 3 or Year 5 or Year 6 or Year 12 or Year 26 or Year 31 or Year 32 or Year 42 or Year 52, depending on where set baseline Tuesday, December 28, 2010 4:38:02 PM via txt

#Forrester #EDW Wave has been put to bed. Big kudos to Charlie Coit. And thanks to all participating vendors. Expect pub in early Q1. Tuesday, December 28, 2010 4:34:27 PM via txt

I have dumb simple desires. Like having breakfast at Starbucks in other cities. Same Starbucks experience as at home. But not at home. Tuesday, December 28, 2010 3:54:04 PM via TweetDeck

It's frightful how the past is never past anymore. You carry those people forever, continuously updated, in your social networks. Tuesday, December 28, 2010 3:51:58 PM via TweetDeck

It's frightful how well-researched today's young'uns are. At everything. They've always known Google, it seems. And colonized it thoroughly Tuesday, December 28, 2010 3:50:54 PM via TweetDeck

When buying a new home computer, there's always the issue of the old ones it's replacing or supplanting. If old still operational, new role? Tuesday, December 28, 2010 3:44:32 PM via TweetDeck

RT @PainPoint: "Twitter forces you 2 communicate in a way that's mor signal than noise" @Discographies #quote @ev JK--Yep. Just the juiciest Tuesday, December 28, 2010 2:44:15 PM via TweetDeck

@daniel_abadi You certainly missed a lot. The rest of us pumped out zillions of tweets. Your job now is 2 catch up on assigned tweet reading Tuesday, December 28, 2010 2:42:40 PM via TweetDeck in reply to daniel_abadi

Exactly. Survival of the fittest is often used as thug ideology. Highly suspect. Not natural selection. Tuesday, December 28, 2010 11:57:22 AM via txt

"'How Do You Know' is worst movie of 2010" ( JK--Agreed, per last night's tweet. Even Jack Nicholson seemed wrong. Tuesday, December 28, 2010 11:14:31 AM via TweetDeck

@merv Right. And where each of us has difficulty forming a coherent single PoV when voices are buzzing all around us. Tuesday, December 28, 2010 11:02:06 AM via TweetDeck in reply to merv

@merv I recall Altman speaking at UMich Hill Auditorium mid-70s. Nerd Mark Deming hogged Q&A mic. Altman cast him in Tuesday, December 28, 2010 10:36:58 AM via TweetDeck in reply to merv

@the_saltworks Family reunions are seldom reunifying. Often more of a matter of reopening old wounds. Tuesday, December 28, 2010 10:30:50 AM via TweetDeck

@merv Talking past each other is the reason why Robert Altman's method-ish cinematic style felt naturalistic. Every character distracted. Tuesday, December 28, 2010 10:29:23 AM via TweetDeck in reply to merv

We have almost no snow remaining on the ground in the DC area. Sunshine and 40-ish today. And winds have largely subsided. Tuesday, December 28, 2010 10:27:08 AM via TweetDeck

Now that so much tech news comes tagged as "cloud" and "social," I find it harder to give those a second look. May be substantive, but banal Tuesday, December 28, 2010 10:25:43 AM via TweetDeck

"Nonversation" ( in the social cloud. Getting harder to tell demarc between overlapping conversations and communities. Tuesday, December 28, 2010 10:23:47 AM via TweetDeck

Strong consumer spending during holiday season. Strong corporate profits during year. I suspect 2011 will see GDP & employment upticks. Tuesday, December 28, 2010 10:18:47 AM via TweetDeck

"Denis Dutton’s Darwinian Theory of Beauty" ( JK--Really? Pls show link btwn cultural sophistcation, looks, & fertility Tuesday, December 28, 2010 10:14:37 AM via TweetDeck

Darwinian theories of anything. Never quite trust these ("this happened, hence adaptive") when opposite could just as easily have happened. Tuesday, December 28, 2010 10:08:05 AM via TweetDeck

Robert Altman's "McCabe & Mrs Miller" (1971) picked for film preservation registry ( Yes! It's long been my fave film Tuesday, December 28, 2010 8:57:07 AM via TweetDeck

Hugh Hefner now engaged to someone young enough to be his great-granddaughter. Shocker? Not. Not shocked she's blond either. Tuesday, December 28, 2010 8:50:58 AM via TweetDeck

Sitting thru "How Do You [something or the other]?" A movie so dull I forgot title midway thru, and can barely sense the plot between yawns Monday, December 27, 2010 10:25:23 PM via txt

I predict yes, but I'm no Bayesian. I'm not a Chesapeake or San Francisco Bay-sian either. So my mental model may all skewed up. Monday, December 27, 2010 8:16:45 PM via txt

Romulus. As good as any other flat former farmers field in SE Michigan, just beyond gravel line that marks furthest reach of last Ice Age. Monday, December 27, 2010 8:13:48 PM via txt

Lykke Li. "Get Some." Check out this great song on video on this Swedish superstar's website ( Monday, December 27, 2010 7:41:10 PM via TweetDeck

I try to leave the Xmas decorations up past New Year, or till Epiphany if I'm feeling especially traditional. Quiet illumination is pure joy Monday, December 27, 2010 7:38:44 PM via TweetDeck

@JamieCrager Where specifically outside Detroit? Winters are harsh in the upper Midwest, but also awesomely snow-draped. Monday, December 27, 2010 7:31:50 PM via TweetDeck in reply to JamieCrager

Year-end reviews. A year is a convenient enough checkpointing interval. It's a substantial increment of most of our life expectancies. Monday, December 27, 2010 7:28:55 PM via TweetDeck

Fun watching how @jasonkobi & I tweet and/or facebook the same experiences at the same time without communicating side2side. Monday, December 27, 2010 7:26:45 PM via TweetDeck

DC area's heavy winds beat rest of Eastern Seaboard's heavy snows. Don't need a shovel. But would be great if could harness 4 wind energy. Monday, December 27, 2010 7:25:30 PM via TweetDeck

Predictive analytics. On lots of year-end hotlist of emerging techs. Not truly emerging, but definitely hot. Monday, December 27, 2010 7:23:47 PM via TweetDeck

Vacation. When deadlines take their foot off your neck and let you breathe for a millisecond till they clamp down again. Only harder. Monday, December 27, 2010 7:22:43 PM via TweetDeck

"You've been pre-selected." Marketeer-speak for "we've gotcha on big ol' list & will bombard U with solicitations till you scream." Monday, December 27, 2010 7:21:16 PM via TweetDeck

Twittersphere. Nice to know that there are plenty of analysts thinking semi-profound thoughts. When I feel less than semi-profound. Monday, December 27, 2010 7:17:40 PM via TweetDeck


@JesseNewhart No. We drink because being monogamous is monotonous. Monday, December 27, 2010 6:34:03 PM via TweetDeck in reply to JesseNewhart

I notice that "Little Fockers" was #1 film in US this Xmas weekend. Reviews & trailer have biased me against seeing it. Monday, December 27, 2010 6:09:50 PM via TweetDeck

Trying to get my Xmas present TomTom GPS to update all North America maps into memory. As backup, I have memorized all streets in lower 48. Monday, December 27, 2010 6:07:54 PM via TweetDeck

@Rick345 Huh? This isn't even close to Arctic Circle. Actually, same latitude as Colorado. Whatcha talkin' about? Monday, December 27, 2010 6:05:27 PM via TweetDeck in reply to Rick345

Fairfax County resident tend 2 look down noses at Prince William County residents. Not entirely fair. Southbound I-95 traffic exacerbates. Monday, December 27, 2010 6:03:34 PM via TweetDeck

Jason & I did 5-hour tour of used Corollas for sale across wind-gouged freezing sun-stabbing northern Virginia. Brittle iced-over ponds Monday, December 27, 2010 5:39:34 PM via TweetDeck

Winter. The season when late afternoon feels like night, and night feels like eternity. Monday, December 27, 2010 5:35:44 PM via TweetDeck

Going 'round today to help Jason look for a new, In the biting cold gusty wind. Monday, December 27, 2010 10:34:10 AM via TweetDeck

@scottros We're always forgetting something important. If we didn't, future historians wouldn't have to work quite so hard. Sunday, December 26, 2010 10:53:21 PM via TweetDeck in reply to scottros

@TonyBaer They? We! Up to us. I'm calling this year twenty-ten. Next year, twenty-eleven. Etc. Parallel with previous century 19-everything Sunday, December 26, 2010 10:49:30 PM via TweetDeck in reply to TonyBaer

Reading the Penguin History of Latin America. Other species provide refreshing perspectives on human civilization. Sunday, December 26, 2010 10:43:01 PM via TweetDeck

We have a 3-laptop living room scene going on. Me with my new notebook, Jason with the one we bought him last year, Egidia with her netbook Sunday, December 26, 2010 10:40:36 PM via TweetDeck

Saw DVD of "You Don't Know Jack," HBO movie with Al Pacino about Jack Kevorkian. Handled issues quite well. Key scene at Elias Bros. Big Boy Sunday, December 26, 2010 10:39:05 PM via TweetDeck

Dodged a soft white bullet today. The DC area snowfall was minimal, but quite atmospheric and definitely put us all in an indoorsy mood. Sunday, December 26, 2010 10:33:23 PM via TweetDeck

Last week of old year. Why have we not standardized on whether to pronounce these years "twenty something" or "two thousand something"? Sunday, December 26, 2010 12:39:27 PM via txt

Boxing Day. Six years since the great tsunami. The 2000s were very much the decade of mega-disasters. Sunday, December 26, 2010 11:16:10 AM via txt

Spent a great day with the family. Nice to have both kids here. My adult kids. Saturday, December 25, 2010 10:09:59 PM via TweetDeck

Saw "The King's Speech." This was almost certainly the performance that gets Colin Firth the best actor trophy. Terrific all around. Saturday, December 25, 2010 9:45:40 PM via TweetDeck

Saw "True Grit." Excellent western, better than the John Wayne movie from 1969. The girl stood out as the main character this time. Saturday, December 25, 2010 9:44:56 PM via TweetDeck

Still feels like it wants to snow. Now it feels like it wants to wait till night to snow. It has feelings, after all. Don't push it around. Saturday, December 25, 2010 4:56:47 PM via txt

Reading the morning comics. All of them Xmas-.themed. Dilbert the funniest of the bunch. Saturday, December 25, 2010 7:56:52 AM via Mobile Web

Sunny, windy, raw Christmas eve. Feels like a weather system wants to drop its bag of goodies down Christmas' chimney. Friday, December 24, 2010 1:26:32 PM via txt

Wife & I relaxing & reading paper at Panera. Party l8r w/ former neighbrs Bill & Yuki, Dominick & Teresa. Compare how we've aged, kids grown Friday, December 24, 2010 1:21:40 PM via txt

Holiday break. Time to reflect? Nah. Time to recharge. Friday, December 24, 2010 10:11:28 AM via txt

I am off today, and thru New Year's. But if you give me a snow check on that, maybe chat in Steamboat in a few months. Thursday, December 23, 2010 11:55:05 AM via txt

"The ghosts of the Internet" ( JK--Tim Cratchit got a little bro, Tiny URL. Now they're hacking Scrooge's bank account! Thursday, December 23, 2010 10:44:03 AM via TweetDeck

"Microsoft develops tactile, shape-shifting touch screen" ( JK--Cool. I can't stand non-tactile flat touchscreens. Thursday, December 23, 2010 10:37:26 AM via TweetDeck

"Teradata to buy marketing vendor Aprimo for $525M" ( JK--Deepens its customer analytics solutions. IBM bought Unica Thursday, December 23, 2010 10:35:51 AM via TweetDeck

I'm a-dunkin' teabags (@jameskobielus home) Thursday, December 23, 2010 8:50:35 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: The Revolution Will Not Be Televised by Gil Scott-Heron JK--Song you could reference in poli-sci term papers in 70s. Thursday, December 23, 2010 8:45:08 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Everybody Dance With Me by Bappi Lahari frm Psych Funk Sa-Re-Ga! JK--1978 Indian pop interpolates In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida. Thursday, December 23, 2010 8:22:13 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Jungle Cat by Mad Rad JK--Weird image: "when I die I wanna come back as spinal cord in my lover's back" Thursday, December 23, 2010 8:00:55 AM via TweetDeck

Wanna laud President Obama for a fine record of accomplishment. Got necessary stuff done, despite obstructionism. Thursday, December 23, 2010 7:33:57 AM via TweetDeck

Lovely winter morning. The air is there. Thursday, December 23, 2010 7:33:16 AM via TweetDeck

Listenng 2 Okkervil River, "Plus Ones," frm "The Stage Names." "No one wants tune about 100th luftballoon seen shootng frm windw of yr room" Thursday, December 23, 2010 5:54:03 AM via TweetDeck

Saw "Black Swan." Grace & menace. Twisted knot of tangled nerves & rivalries. Blood & funeral tones. Kinetic camera. Will jab U in the gut. Wednesday, December 22, 2010 8:55:11 PM via txt

Jason Sudeikis. Versatile comedic actor who hasn't yet found signature character. Suggest he grow stupid facial hair or specialize in jerks Wednesday, December 22, 2010 6:58:56 PM via txt

Listening to Woody Guthrie recording of "This Land Is Your Land." Also listening to Francis Scott Key recording of "Star Spangled Banner." Wednesday, December 22, 2010 6:42:56 PM via txt

Listening to Morcheeba, "Be Yourself." Sayeth Skye: "Just B yrself, anyway that U want 2, anyway that U can..wif brand nu nu nu funky sound" Wednesday, December 22, 2010 6:40:18 PM via txt

Listening to "Macarena." I love that song. The dance, a bit less. Wednesday, December 22, 2010 6:36:12 PM via txt

WasPost sez "Coen brothers remake western into a modern classic." I found "No Country.." Disappointing, but generally like their stuff. Wednesday, December 22, 2010 6:12:16 PM via txt

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: Frederick by Patti Smith Group frm Wave JK--This gr8 lady is my personl choice 4 US poet laureate, if cud vote on it Wednesday, December 22, 2010 5:29:30 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: People Get Ready by The Impressions from Ultimate Impressions JK--Beautiful soul-gospel classic. Wednesday, December 22, 2010 5:25:16 PM via TweetDeck

I think/hope/pray/expect/insist that y'all apprec my upcoming #Forrester #EDW Wave for its breadth, depth, accuracy, evenhandednss, & vision Wednesday, December 22, 2010 5:23:54 PM via TweetDeck

This has been a workday after all. Wednesday, December 22, 2010 4:47:26 PM via TweetDeck

Solution form factor: run on software, appliance, SaaS, virtmachine? Solution packaging: how many editions designed & optimized for each FF? Wednesday, December 22, 2010 4:46:00 PM via TweetDeck

@Veselina_Buie Yeah. Which is why being snubbed or conspicuously not invited or informed about some communal activity wounds deeply. Wednesday, December 22, 2010 4:38:43 PM via TweetDeck in reply to Veselina_Buie

Ladies attend me. One sister cuts my hair. The other trims. The wife supervises, and then submits her head for the sororial tonsorial. Wednesday, December 22, 2010 4:36:16 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Cells by Teenage Fanclub from Man-Made JK--Bandname misdirects you from fact that they have oldsoul melodies. Wednesday, December 22, 2010 3:28:45 PM via TweetDeck

Would love Doonesbury 40th anniv bigbook. Too expensive 2 ask others 2 get me. I'll probably get after holidays. Greatest comic strip ever. Wednesday, December 22, 2010 3:25:44 PM via TweetDeck

Miracle on 34th Street. Need an update from USPS. Which living avuncular Macy's employee do they now officially recognize as Santa Claus? Wednesday, December 22, 2010 2:33:35 PM via txt

I am always entitled to the wife's opinion, just as she is always entitled to half our assets. Wednesday, December 22, 2010 2:27:29 PM via txt

Gift cards. The greatest invention in the history of Xmas virtualization. Few things as poignant as gifts of electronic purchasing power. Wednesday, December 22, 2010 2:25:57 PM via txt

Jewelry. My opinion on the matter doesn't count, but wife asks anyway. Technology. She gives her opinion, regardless. Wednesday, December 22, 2010 2:18:49 PM via txt

Anyway, thought I'd wrap up the year with a janus-blog. Wednesday, December 22, 2010 2:04:57 PM via txt

Crossed the mind of someone who posted an unkind response to my blog. Wednesday, December 22, 2010 1:36:24 PM via txt

By the way, no idea why anyone thought I was implicitly referencing either you or @merv in that blog. I wasn't. Wednesday, December 22, 2010 1:28:52 PM via txt

Reminds me of Fermat's last assertion re proof of his last theorem not fitting into the margins of the page he was writing on. Blog it. Wednesday, December 22, 2010 1:25:25 PM via txt

Anyway, jump into the fire. RDBMS folks don't get columnar. DB-centrics don't get feder8n. EDWardians don't C point of cloud Hadoop etc Wednesday, December 22, 2010 1:20:55 PM via txt

Design methodologies? They are designs optimized by various methodologies. Often improvised from mashup of various methodologies. Wednesday, December 22, 2010 1:14:02 PM via txt

Ok Wednesday, December 22, 2010 12:52:53 PM via txt

Federated, decentralized, on-demand use cases, for starters. Where there is no physically persisted mart to cubify. Wednesday, December 22, 2010 12:36:39 PM via txt

New Coen Bros film. Must resist cinemaphilic critic hype-o-sphere. Wednesday, December 22, 2010 12:34:44 PM via txt

Design approaches that are limited to specific use cases. Yes. Wednesday, December 22, 2010 12:32:11 PM via txt

I don't see anything particularly authoritative about the Inmon or Kimball takes on #EDW. Each framework is limited 2 specific use cases. Wednesday, December 22, 2010 12:27:40 PM via txt

Processed last adjustments to Wave this morning, on my vacation time. It is done. A wrap. Wednesday, December 22, 2010 12:24:49 PM via txt

Yesterday was rare co-incidence of solstice, lunar eclipse, and full moon. Could that explain freakishly large lowhanging orb in night sky? Wednesday, December 22, 2010 12:20:46 PM via txt

Definitions. Designations. Deifications. Denigrations. Wednesday, December 22, 2010 12:15:05 PM via txt

Deinitions of who is or isn't an "expert" or an "analyst" R relative 2 whatever authority U wish to elev8 or denigr8 2 support yer position Wednesday, December 22, 2010 12:12:20 PM via txt

When people cite various "experts" to rebut something I have published relevant to my core specialty, I chuckle. Who am I? Wednesday, December 22, 2010 12:04:21 PM via txt

"Design pattern." That's some people's term for architecture. That's fine. But doesn't address points I made in yesterday's blogpost. Wednesday, December 22, 2010 10:41:06 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #KEXP The Whores Hustle and the Hustlers Whore by PJ Harvey from Stories from the City, Stories from the Sea JK--Riotgrrrl! Wednesday, December 22, 2010 10:20:04 AM via TweetDeck

Please be advised: This high-velocity analyst breaks for holidays. Wednesday, December 22, 2010 10:08:37 AM via TweetDeck

Surfing channels with the girls. Tuesday, December 21, 2010 10:17:16 PM via TweetDeck

Yes, my original blogposts are more like full articles. That's by design. My non-original blogposts are more like indexes. That's by design. Tuesday, December 21, 2010 8:58:45 PM via TweetDeck

Massively full lowhanging moon in the sky tonight. Tuesday, December 21, 2010 6:24:13 PM via txt

Solstice right this very moment. Tuesday, December 21, 2010 6:21:45 PM via txt

Half chance of snow on Christmas day itself. Tuesday, December 21, 2010 6:20:37 PM via txt

Solstice in t minus...what is it...3 minutes? Tuesday, December 21, 2010 6:18:33 PM via txt

Witnessing other people, near-strangers, connecting via Facebook. What's its impact on your holiday mood? Prefer real socials. Tuesday, December 21, 2010 6:16:38 PM via txt

Some rsch indicates pervasive inflammation, caused by imbalances btwn natural inflammatories & anti-inflamms, is contributor 2 many maladies Tuesday, December 21, 2010 6:12:54 PM via txt

Way far sou'wester, depending how God hooks the ball, could gutter in the Gulf or strike a direct nor'easter. Wait-and-see. Tuesday, December 21, 2010 6:08:50 PM via txt

Year's not over. Will be soon. But it isn't. Tuesday, December 21, 2010 6:04:38 PM via txt

Take your lumps, take your lumps, take your lumps. Tuesday, December 21, 2010 6:02:58 PM via txt

New blogpost: "An Enterprise Data Warehouse Without A Database—Is That Even Conceivable?" ( Tuesday, December 21, 2010 2:52:49 PM via TweetDeck

I have a splitting headache. Just thought I'd share that with you. Tuesday, December 21, 2010 2:43:15 PM via TweetDeck

@TonyBaer With key diff. Approach got going long ago without Columnar Manifesto. Nowadays, that would be beside point. Not a radical tech. Tuesday, December 21, 2010 10:49:43 AM via TweetDeck in reply to TonyBaer

Some #EDW indstry veterans still treat columnar as if another world. Hey folks, Berlin Wall fell long ago. We've assimilated columnar! Tuesday, December 21, 2010 10:43:10 AM via TweetDeck

@jameskobielus That was called "concrete poetry" ( Monday, December 20, 2010 10:15:49 PM via TweetDeck in reply to jameskobielus

Latency? Wait.........................................................................and................................................see Monday, December 20, 2010 10:12:59 PM via TweetDeck

Bought self new laptop tonite. Scratch that: Wife got it for me. Scratch that: Santa magic spirited $ from my account & inventory from store Monday, December 20, 2010 10:08:10 PM via TweetDeck

@SethGrimes True confession, Seth. It was so good I viewed it at least a 1,3900 times. Monday, December 20, 2010 10:00:05 PM via TweetDeck in reply to SethGrimes

"Yahoo's Unkindest Cuts" ( JK--Yahoo toodle-oos. Monday, December 20, 2010 9:58:51 PM via TweetDeck

I love this new cooling tray for my laptop. Not only does it cool, it gives a cool bounce when I plunk my keyboard with my usual force. Monday, December 20, 2010 9:55:49 PM via TweetDeck

Query flexibility. How to optimize for all types of queries? Incorporate DNA of all physical & logical structures in EDW ecosystem, plus etc Monday, December 20, 2010 9:54:48 PM via TweetDeck

If relational, optimize for ROLAP queries, ad-hoc queries, complex queries. If dimensional, for MOLAP queries. If columnar, for tall/thin. Monday, December 20, 2010 9:53:33 PM via TweetDeck

Nice thing about being geek is that, at very least, U're semi-welcome in many social circles. Why? Evryone got tek they might need help with Monday, December 20, 2010 9:50:03 PM via TweetDeck

When I say "processed" feedback, I want word "process" 2 hang in the starry sky. I am a process person & proud of it. Workouts R process Monday, December 20, 2010 7:41:55 PM via txt

Processed detailed vendor feedback on my #Forrester #EDW Wave today. Took pains 2 B rigorously consistent, fair, & transparent. Monday, December 20, 2010 7:38:14 PM via txt

Thanks. And for that two-holidays tweet I thank DJ Miss Ashley for a soft mis-speak this morning that put that thought in my head. Monday, December 20, 2010 7:31:24 PM via txt

Reasonably. It's more a matter of being aware of the current pattern. No pattern pleases me more than another. Monday, December 20, 2010 7:29:05 PM via txt

Sitting here afterhours reviewing all the stuff I tweeted today. Monday, December 20, 2010 7:26:00 PM via txt

Is someone only known through their presence on social media a "socialite" A "socialist"? Monday, December 20, 2010 5:18:42 PM via txt

Listening to Caribou "Odessa" from "Swim." Grandchild of "Tomorrow Never Knows." Monday, December 20, 2010 4:54:39 PM via txt

Listening to Beatles "Tomorrow Never Knows" from "Revolver." Song I use to recalibrate after hectic day. Standing in line at post office. Monday, December 20, 2010 4:51:33 PM via txt

I keep fairly tidy notes on all my research, all my eval framewks, and my rationales for making this or that call. Absolutely essential. Monday, December 20, 2010 4:49:01 PM via txt

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Jump Into the Fire by LCD Soundsystem JK--Theme of any #Forrester analyst scoring Wave & sorting thru vendor pushback Monday, December 20, 2010 3:44:20 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Get Some by Lykke Li from the album Get Some JK--Girls be advised. Don't sing this song at school. Suspension-bait. Monday, December 20, 2010 12:58:00 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: Fairytale Of New York by The Pogues from Essential Pogues JK--True2life love song where couple verbally abuses each other Monday, December 20, 2010 10:20:16 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: Fairytale Of New York by The Pogues from Essential Pogues JK--My vote for best new Xmas song of past 25 years Monday, December 20, 2010 10:14:09 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp The Only Living Boy in New York by S&G from Bridge Over Troubld Watr JK--Paul's reedy + Arty's angelic voice Monday, December 20, 2010 9:11:14 AM via TweetDeck

A slightly shaky voice is often a memorable voice. Subtle vibrato is soothing. Monday, December 20, 2010 9:07:27 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: While You Were Sleeping by Elvis Perkins from the album Ash Wednesday JK--This singer has natural shake in his voice Monday, December 20, 2010 9:05:49 AM via TweetDeck

Thanksgiving. Food-centric holiday when we stock stuffings. Christmas. Gift-centric holiday when we stuff stockings. Monday, December 20, 2010 8:52:07 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp O.N.E. by Yeasayer JK--Strongly urged @jasonkobi 2 give Yeasayer's "Odd Blood" LP a listen. Consistently pumps me up Monday, December 20, 2010 8:49:53 AM via TweetDeck

Encouraging @jasonkobi to rummage thru his father's CD collection for jams he doesn't realize his old man also digs. Monday, December 20, 2010 8:47:45 AM via TweetDeck

@SethGrimes Disagree vehemently. An EDW is a DBMS specialized to analytics. Monday, December 20, 2010 8:44:55 AM via TweetDeck in reply to SethGrimes

@SethGrimes @ColinJWhite Huh? An EDW is a DBMS. Sure, you can have either of them without data, but they would be useless systems. Monday, December 20, 2010 8:22:50 AM via TweetDeck in reply to SethGrimes

Tomorrow's the shortest day of the year (solstice is Tues12-21 6:38 PM ET). So bask in today's relative sunshine. Monday, December 20, 2010 7:49:41 AM via TweetDeck

@SethGrimes @ColinJWhite Not exactly. DBMS manages structured data. Analytical DBMS optimized for BI. All DBMS implement schemas & hold data Monday, December 20, 2010 7:42:32 AM via TweetDeck in reply to SethGrimes

RT @copyblogger: "Evian is "naive" spelled backwards" JK--Cuz only naive people truly think that bottled water better for you than tap water Monday, December 20, 2010 7:37:56 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: Merry Christmas, Baby by Otis Redding from the album V/A - Christmas In Soulsville JK--Xmas gold from soul great. Monday, December 20, 2010 7:27:06 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Christmas (Baby Please Come Home) by Darlene Love from A Christmas Gift for You JK--LP released fateful day 11-22-63 Monday, December 20, 2010 7:24:38 AM via TweetDeck

Yes, working early this week. Putting final touches on #Forrester #EDW Wave. Monday, December 20, 2010 6:45:57 AM via TweetDeck

WHAT I WANT//Nothing breakable./Nothing material. Just/give me peace and love. Sunday, December 19, 2010 8:51:08 PM via txt

When sky clears & sun shines thru pure air & U outdoors walkng midday near-winter & glimpse distant landmrks. Alexandria's Eisenhower Valley Sunday, December 19, 2010 1:13:49 PM via txt

Twitter. These aren't throwaway thoughts. I regard this as part of my corpus. Not an opus. Straining 4 masterwork usually produces opposite. Sunday, December 19, 2010 10:55:48 AM via txt

Michael Douglas slated to do Liberace in upcoming biopic. What? Huh? Michael Douglas? Was Al Pacino unavailable? Sunday, December 19, 2010 10:51:32 AM via txt

Siloes. It's not so much about fragmented, non-interoperable IT domains. It's more about barriers to future alignment, convergence, & reuse. Sunday, December 19, 2010 10:29:30 AM via txt

What's appropriate phasing 4 overlapping & interdependent #BI #DW #DI #DQ #MDM & adv anlytx projex? Where do you feel most acute pain? Sunday, December 19, 2010 10:24:21 AM via txt

QE2 conundrum on future title for married Ms Middleton. I suggest "Catherine, Commoner Consort." But sounds unseemly. Anyway, that's not us. Sunday, December 19, 2010 10:16:52 AM via txt

Interactive visualization. People want guidance thru deep field of facts, not concocted cosmos of questionable data. Nail info quality solid Sunday, December 19, 2010 10:11:28 AM via txt

History doesn't move me quite as much as seeing present with clear-eyed exactitude moves me. Getting deep fix on shifting coordinate system. Sunday, December 19, 2010 10:04:16 AM via txt

Ritualized hype. Many industries have it. Hi tech. Entertainment. Sports. Giveaway hypeword: "historic." Rush 2 declare the banal momentous. Sunday, December 19, 2010 9:58:41 AM via txt

Prominence of "A Charlie Brown Xmas" soundtack in seasonal muzak environment grows year by year. Original recordings. Covers. Lite jazz yule Sunday, December 19, 2010 8:56:47 AM via txt

RIP Don Van Vliet. Capn Beefheart was critics' dandy. Sold squat. Me only familiar w/artists he influenced. Made living painting. Smart move Sunday, December 19, 2010 8:47:02 AM via txt