Sunday, February 20, 2011

Aweekstweets February 12-20 2011: the week I tweeted about “Danny Dunn & The Homework Machine”

Fun fact: Professional recording artists don't sit around all day listening to their recordings, no matter how excellent. That's our job! about 11 hours ago via TweetDeck

Helped Sonya diagram brewing of beer: malting mashing sparging lautering hopping yeasting fermenting packaging. I imbibe structured workflow about 11 hours ago via TweetDeck

Had birthday dinner for Sonya. Tom and Donna came by. We all told college stories. about 12 hours ago via TweetDeck

Spam's sting diminishing because.....people don't check email like they used to. about 16 hours ago via TweetDeck

You don't rollback anybody's collective bargaining rights. If the GOP wants to play the "class warfare" game, they've struck a raw nerve. about 16 hours ago via TweetDeck

A text message can hold an entire stanza of poetic noodling. Or an entire poem. Modularizes the composition quite well. about 16 hours ago via TweetDeck

@GuyKawasaki Human touch? Pat on the back, recognition-wise, is best. Pat on the back, physical, feels like patronizing attaboy praise. about 16 hours ago via TweetDeck in reply to GuyKawasaki

@KelFitz Rim? It's a soft rimless pullover. Snow? Had taken a few light flakes in a feather-light Steamboat Springs snowstorm. about 16 hours ago via TweetDeck in reply to KelFitz

As the music industry grows more virtual in its distribution, consumers have less of a clue what art the artists put on their album covers. about 16 hours ago via TweetDeck

WARD They call it stress. But they called it demons, humors, neurasthenic exhaustion. Your spirit done gone… (cont) about 16 hours ago via TweetDeck

Now for that poem I tweeted incrementally to myself earlier. Essentially a sonnet (syllable-wise), chopped haiku-ishly about 16 hours ago via TweetDeck

Systematiclly filling in my collection of must-have LPs of recent years. Today's acquisition: Animal Collective "Merriweather Post Pavilion" about 17 hours ago via TweetDeck

Regis can bench press his weight. James Franco's conceptual. And oil is running out. about 19 hours ago via txt

They call it strife. But striving is strength, the bully adaptation's red palm flat, pinning us squirming. about 19 hours ago via txt

Sensors indicate the magnetic poles have come unstuck, wobbling like crazy. Watch those auroras. about 20 hours ago via txt

Money flees emerging markets. Crowds mass in public demonstrations on finer points of policy. about 20 hours ago via txt

Television. The living light source. Wards off all seasonal disaffection. Where's that damn remote? about 20 hours ago via txt

They call it stress. But they called it demons humors neurasthenic exhaustion. Your spirit done gone. about 21 hours ago via txt

OK. Enough of that winter shot from a year ago. Here's 30 years ago, in a photo machine in Ann Arbor. U-Mich student union. Saturday, February 19, 2011 1:11:02 AM via TweetDeck

Listening to Alison Statton & Spike "Where to Start" from "The Shady Tree." Welsh artists of which I'm inordinately fond. Saturday, February 19, 2011 12:22:07 AM via TweetDeck

@arWasgarDros Apparently the language site I visited steered me wrong. Apologies to the people of Wales. Saturday, February 19, 2011 12:20:16 AM via TweetDeck in reply to arWasgarDros

Deterministic rules don't cut it when dealing with behavior of humans exercising free will. Pavlovian stimulus-response modl been discreditd Saturday, February 19, 2011 12:16:51 AM via TweetDeck

Where does "predictive" enter next-best-offer picture? Through concept of "most likely." It's the offer the customer will most likely accept Saturday, February 19, 2011 12:13:19 AM via TweetDeck

My next-best-offer case study was actually cross-channel customer experience optimization--i.e., next best experience. Saturday, February 19, 2011 12:11:26 AM via TweetDeck

Today was quite productve. I wrote sizeable chunk of #Forrester doc, put togethr FLB slides; interviewd NxtBstOfr case study; did inquiries Saturday, February 19, 2011 12:09:12 AM via TweetDeck

"Portlandia" alert! U cannot watch just 1 clip. U cant stop yerself from watchng them all ( Addictive fresh hilarious Friday, February 18, 2011 11:51:55 PM via TweetDeck

Tech bubble forming. How do I know? When everybody plays "same name game" of obsessing over value of same brandnames (GGL, FCBK, TWTR, etc) Friday, February 18, 2011 11:31:04 PM via TweetDeck

Portlandia "Did You Read?" ( . A screamingly funny short slapsticky video of cultural oneupmanship. Friday, February 18, 2011 11:03:42 PM via TweetDeck

This "Family Plan" out-take from "Portlandia" is one of funniest commentaries on the cellular industry I've ever seen ( Friday, February 18, 2011 10:50:45 PM via TweetDeck

Funny video "I Dream of the 90s" from IFC series "Portlandia," starring Fred Armisen & Carrie Brownstein ( Friday, February 18, 2011 10:40:12 PM via TweetDeck

Hey iTunes. Stop slapping dumb labels on music. You label half the songs on Arcade Fire latest LP as "rock," the other half as "alternative" Friday, February 18, 2011 10:28:37 PM via TweetDeck

Inuit. Circumpolar people. Hence the only ethnic group that is aboriginal to both of earth's hemispheres. And who totally surround an ocean Friday, February 18, 2011 10:18:09 PM via TweetDeck

Which got me to wondering about the numbers in Cymraeg (aka Welsh): dyn dau tair pedwar pump chwech saith with naw deg Friday, February 18, 2011 10:07:58 PM via TweetDeck

Today I realized I don't know what the numbers in old Anglo-Saxon were. Here they R: ān twēgen ðrīe fēower fīf siex seofon eahta nigon tīen Friday, February 18, 2011 9:51:45 PM via TweetDeck

@ScreenwritingU #ScriptTip I disagree. Branding is burning the hot poker iron of your unique voice into people's indelible memory. Friday, February 18, 2011 9:39:50 PM via TweetDeck in reply to ScreenwritingU

Sonya apologizes for speaking so fast and animatedly and with so many ideas tumbling out. I apologize for bequeathing half her genome. Friday, February 18, 2011 9:38:22 PM via TweetDeck

Let's see, what crazy crap did I tweet today? Oh, a haiku. That was a short light. If it had been a traffic jam, I coulda concocted a sonnet Friday, February 18, 2011 9:35:37 PM via TweetDeck

RT @ScreenwritingU "There are 1000 doors to Hollywood & at any given time, 20 are open" JK--20 casting calls? 980 projects in production? Friday, February 18, 2011 9:33:37 PM via TweetDeck

@kimstanick #ff #TDWILV Thanks Kim. I was telling my daughter that Vegas in the evening, when it's cool, is a pleasant walking city. Friday, February 18, 2011 9:26:51 PM via TweetDeck in reply to kimstanick

ABOVE & BENEATH TYSONS//A big fat gray cloud/crowds my pleasantly blue view/but is pierced clear through. Friday, February 18, 2011 3:17:42 PM via txt

Loved "Community" & "Parks & Recreation" on NBC last night. My two favorite sitcoms right now. Chevy Chase and Aziz Ansari my personal faves Friday, February 18, 2011 12:53:58 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: Bloom by Radiohead from the album King of Limbs JK--New one. Feels like Miles Davis re-imagined as art-grunge. Friday, February 18, 2011 11:58:35 AM via TweetDeck

Re Fred Armisen (& Carrie Brownstein), SNL should do something that has only one precedent (Blues Bros.): make cast member the musical guest Friday, February 18, 2011 11:46:41 AM via TweetDeck

"Facebook Makes a Silent Change 2 Newsfeeds" ( JK--Bad feature. I use social 4 dashboarding. Don't disappear my feeds! Friday, February 18, 2011 11:39:38 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: Dream of the 90's by Carrie Brownstein & Fred Armisen #KEXP JK--Sleater-Kinney meets Saturday Night Live in "Portlandia" Friday, February 18, 2011 11:26:27 AM via TweetDeck

@loserboy is right. M.Ward is an awesomely talented guitarist. I saw him on Austin City Limits do the most intuitively brilliant performance Friday, February 18, 2011 11:04:47 AM via TweetDeck

"Leonardo DaVinci applies for job" ( JK--Candidate rejected. Resume written backward. Doodles in margins. Paint smears. Friday, February 18, 2011 11:00:20 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: Exhaustible by DeVotchKa from the album 100 Lovers JK--Eastern European groove from.....Denver? Friday, February 18, 2011 10:55:22 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: Show Me by Mint Royale from On the Ropes JK-- @loserboy "Friday song." Never gets old. Reminds ya weekend is nigh! Friday, February 18, 2011 10:43:46 AM via TweetDeck

RT @mgualtieri @drjohnbates "Fixing the Fat Fingered Faux Pas Epidemic" ( JK--Caffeine jitterfinger may be careerkiller Friday, February 18, 2011 10:41:35 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Bitter Branches by PJ Harvey from Let England Shake JK--Another great song from PJ's stellar new LP. Friday, February 18, 2011 10:25:29 AM via TweetDeck

Wisdom of crowds. Culture has taught us the opposite: the wisdom of martyrs who stood up against crowds. And whose wisdom recognized later. Friday, February 18, 2011 10:19:41 AM via TweetDeck

Wisdom of crowds. Sorry, but this phrase has always given me creeps. Seems to provide ideological cover 4 rioting, vigilantism, & lynching. Friday, February 18, 2011 10:18:18 AM via TweetDeck

Working on my inputs to forthcoming #Forrester report, w/ @passion4process , on Social Process Guidance Thru Crowdsourcing. Friday, February 18, 2011 10:13:27 AM via TweetDeck

"IBM's Watson could usher in new era of medicine" ( JK--Same can B sed 4 self-svc in-mem analytics w/ adv visualiztion Friday, February 18, 2011 9:55:52 AM via TweetDeck

Sentimentality analysis. I'd like speech analytics developers to perfect cornball filtration algorithms & use 2 block Plain White T's songs Friday, February 18, 2011 9:52:11 AM via TweetDeck

"Reputation Warfare" ( JK--Aka PR. Flanking strategy: analyst relations. Persuade, wow, co-opt trusted 3rd-parties. Friday, February 18, 2011 9:44:45 AM via TweetDeck

"Open Govt May Do More Harm Than Good" ( JK--What the....? You don't say. Should we be modeling selves on North Korea? Friday, February 18, 2011 8:58:40 AM via TweetDeck

"Google Makes Search Results Social" ( JK--So U can swirl yer beer buddies' "it sux" opinions into Google's algorithms Friday, February 18, 2011 8:11:51 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: New Slang by The Shins from the album Oh, Inverted World JK--DJ read my mind. Thought about this tune this morning. Friday, February 18, 2011 8:03:29 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp New York Is Killing Me by Gil Scott-Heron & Jamie xx from We're New Here JK--Totally dub, making reverb cool again. Friday, February 18, 2011 7:57:37 AM via TweetDeck

PR people have the deepest and juiciest Facebook "friends" lists. They are connected to everybody. Thursday, February 17, 2011 4:00:54 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: Baby Lee by Teenage Fanclub from Shadows JK--I retroactively dedic8 this w/ b-day luv to my baby Sonya Lee Kobielus Thursday, February 17, 2011 2:15:19 PM via TweetDeck

Love Pitney Bowes Portrait's ROI calc 4 interaction optimization. L8r this year, @kateleggett & I do #Forrester TEI on CRM recomm engines Thursday, February 17, 2011 2:14:07 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: Souljacker, Part I by Eels from Souljacker JK--Essentially, post-grungy twist on Bo Diddley's "Who Do You Love" Thursday, February 17, 2011 1:56:52 PM via TweetDeck

Big Data (e.g., Hadoop). Big Memory (e.g., Terracotta). Big Brain (e.g., Watson). Week's been big all right. Need wee bit o' time 2 focus. Thursday, February 17, 2011 12:35:09 PM via TweetDeck

Always, in front of our house, have last big streetpile of dirty plowed snow to melt. Factors: shade from our house + position on cul-de-sac Thursday, February 17, 2011 11:59:56 AM via TweetDeck

Funny thing about people who ask incredulously "who is Arcade Fire?"...the band's played on SNL a few times...not unknown or out of blue Thursday, February 17, 2011 11:51:57 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Suburban War by Arcade Fire from The Suburbs JK--My fave song from Grammy-winning best LP of year. Thursday, February 17, 2011 11:31:22 AM via TweetDeck

#Watson Jeopardy show reminds of "Danny Dunn & the Homework Machine" ( . Loved this book as kid. #IBM = Prof Bulfinch Thursday, February 17, 2011 11:12:47 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp I'll Fly Away by Gillian Welch & Allison Krauss from O Brother Where Art Thou JK--My fave movie soundtrak of all time Thursday, February 17, 2011 11:08:34 AM via TweetDeck

Desktop quikly clutters w/ IM windows, browsr windws, opened emails in own windws. Feels like house of open wndows. Too much wind. Close 'em Thursday, February 17, 2011 11:07:05 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Its a Shame About Ray by Lemonheads from Its a Shame About Ray JK--Almost makes me nostalgic for the 90s. Thursday, February 17, 2011 10:58:05 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: The Last Living Rose by PJ Harvey from Let England Shake JK--PJ was already brilliant. Now she's classic. Great LP Thursday, February 17, 2011 9:50:25 AM via TweetDeck

"HP's Half Step Back Into DW" ( JK--Not half-step. It's full step. But HP has overly complex footwork & could stumble Thursday, February 17, 2011 9:49:17 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: Rise by Doves from Lost Souls JK--One of those great full-sonic mood-burning atmosphre songs that Doves roks so well Thursday, February 17, 2011 9:27:08 AM via TweetDeck

I recommend Jeopardy B changed 2 "all video/audio" & "all emotional and kinesthetic intelligence" format. OK, Watson. Try that on for size! Thursday, February 17, 2011 9:14:12 AM via TweetDeck

"You've been labeled at work. What do you do now?" ( JK--Get a skin graft to remove Myers-Briggs tattoo from yer behind Thursday, February 17, 2011 8:51:31 AM via TweetDeck

"Google Lets Users Block Content Farms" ( JK--Good. Gives us a bit more ability to filter spam from search results. Thursday, February 17, 2011 8:47:03 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Frontier Psychiatrist by The Avalanches from the album Since I Left You JK--"That boy needs therapy!" Thursday, February 17, 2011 8:44:32 AM via TweetDeck

"Has Zune Finally Met Its Inevitable Demise?" ( JK--Not inevitable. Only inevitability is absorption into MSFT bundles Thursday, February 17, 2011 8:43:50 AM via TweetDeck

Saw headline this morning asking whether [big IT brandname] is "corrupt"? Inflammatory? Sensationalistic? Yes. But more concrete than "evil" Thursday, February 17, 2011 8:42:38 AM via TweetDeck

"Massive Information Stockpile Guides Humanity Course" ( JK--Only in gravitational sense. Warps cyberspace curvature. Thursday, February 17, 2011 8:29:13 AM via TweetDeck

"IBM Watson Takes 1 Small Step 4 Computr " ( JK--Cannon can launch baseball into space. But prefer slugger whack-a-ball Thursday, February 17, 2011 8:26:37 AM via TweetDeck

"Nokia Leaps Off 'Burning Platform' Into Microsoft's Arms" ( JK--Butcha gotta admit: it's an even-Stevens relationship Thursday, February 17, 2011 8:22:39 AM via TweetDeck

"Txtng-- gudbuy inglissh, oui 1ce luv'd U" ( JK--Apparently, person who thinks Shakespeare wrote w/ grammar book in lap Thursday, February 17, 2011 8:20:06 AM via TweetDeck

Speaking to the #Forrester Leadership Board on Customer Intelligence on March 10. Topic: Trends in Customer Analytics and Data Warehousing. Thursday, February 17, 2011 8:04:34 AM via TweetDeck

Dodged a bullet. They're not closing my Borders. Not yet. Long-term prospects don't look good, though. Thursday, February 17, 2011 7:44:01 AM via TweetDeck

Having fun dredging brain cells to recall names of people I used to work and/or hang with and send Facebook friend requests. Wednesday, February 16, 2011 9:35:05 PM via TweetDeck

Canonical model. Master model. Uber-model. On any givn day, what I call it depnds on whethr feelng more ecclesiastic, controlling, or German Wednesday, February 16, 2011 9:06:56 PM via TweetDeck

RT @marshallk: "trying new PJ Harvey album" JK--Enjoying PJ's new one. It's her voice above all: freer phrasing, higher pitch, Celtic timbre Wednesday, February 16, 2011 8:19:21 PM via TweetDeck

RT @btemkin: "Just saw Watson crush the humans on Jeopardy" JK--Now it's up to humans to change rules of Jeopardy to level the playing field Wednesday, February 16, 2011 8:13:27 PM via TweetDeck

Listening to PJ Harvey "On Battleship Hill" from brand-newLP "Let England Shake." Think Sinead O'Connor, informed by William Blake. Wednesday, February 16, 2011 8:02:46 PM via TweetDeck

"eBay" is one of most randomly arbitrarily named high-tech companies I've ever heard of ( And that's saying something Wednesday, February 16, 2011 7:31:32 PM via TweetDeck

Dear Late Mayor Coleman Young, from a LIvonia Boy: "AT THE STRAITS//Detroit riots and rots,/deteriorates and/r… (cont) Wednesday, February 16, 2011 7:12:47 PM via TweetDeck

Yes, two straight Detroit tweets. Prepare for a forth (extended thru the magic of Wednesday, February 16, 2011 7:11:00 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: I Wanna Holler (But The Town's Too Small) by The Detroit Cobras from Baby JK--Motown's getting smaller day by day. Wednesday, February 16, 2011 7:10:20 PM via TweetDeck

RT @nitinbadjatia: "Report: Detroit's RoboCop statue now fully funded" ( JK--Got his way after busting RoboBudgetCutter Wednesday, February 16, 2011 7:09:26 PM via TweetDeck

"The Death Of The Music Industry" ( ) JK--Hardly. Careers return to fundamental: performing live. Wednesday, February 16, 2011 6:30:20 PM via TweetDeck

"Everyone's a Winner" ( JK--"Celebratory culture" Yeah, but I've never receivd award/promotion in career. Go figure Wednesday, February 16, 2011 6:27:01 PM via TweetDeck

Leaflessness. On a lovely snowfree midwinter late afternoon, you realize the trees are happy to be bare. The weight of Spring awaits. Wednesday, February 16, 2011 5:35:11 PM via txt

Best way to face the future is face-down, walking straight thru it. Face-up, all you see are reflections of the past, steering you wrong. Wednesday, February 16, 2011 5:30:06 PM via txt

Working on #Forrester vision paper on next best offer. Been a blessed afternoon. Minimal disturbances. Much clarity. Wrote some good stuff Wednesday, February 16, 2011 4:17:17 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Sing by Travis from Singles JK--One of those songs that gives U no choice but obey the title. Classic soaring melody! Wednesday, February 16, 2011 4:16:05 PM via TweetDeck

Alyssa_Milano An Audio History of the Internet /via @LanceUlanoff Wednesday, February 16, 2011 12:30:09 PM via Twittelator Retweeted by you and 21 others

OASIS. The standards group. Yes, they're still active ( But Y R they absent from #BI #EDW & advanced analytics arena? Wednesday, February 16, 2011 3:35:10 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Today Is the Day by Yo La Tengo from Summer Sun JK--Group w/ deep-chill groove inspired by Velvet Underground 3rd LP Wednesday, February 16, 2011 2:38:17 PM via TweetDeck

"Infoblox ramps up IP address mgt 4 virtual envirnmnts" ( JK--HIghlights importance of stewardship 4 precious resource Wednesday, February 16, 2011 2:30:52 PM via TweetDeck

Not sure which global depletion concerns me most: ozone, petroleum, biodiversity, or IPv4 addresses. Can we survive without Internet sprawl? Wednesday, February 16, 2011 2:28:37 PM via TweetDeck

295+ exabytes stored globally? Feels lo. If 1B peeps own PCs & avg disk 100GB, that's 100 exaB right there. Biz must have 10-100X that much. Wednesday, February 16, 2011 2:22:09 PM via TweetDeck

Sunny & warm February day. Wary of mild air in mid-February, cuz I know how hairy and hoary and horrid and hasty winter might soon re-enter Wednesday, February 16, 2011 1:48:41 PM via TweetDeck

@cbjorlin #HANA #ASUG #BI4 I aim to thrill! Wednesday, February 16, 2011 1:43:38 PM via TweetDeck in reply to cbjorlin

Interviewed by Courtney Bjorlin of ASUG News re SAP Business Objects 4.0 upcoming launch. Wednesday, February 16, 2011 1:35:51 PM via TweetDeck

RT @debtfreeguy "Success in marriage is more than findng the right person. It's becomng the right persn" JK--Fave Twtr original-quote source Wednesday, February 16, 2011 12:54:43 PM via TweetDeck

"Microsoft Unveils SQL Server Fast Track DW 3.0" ( JK--Corrected story incorporating discussion of #Forrester Wave Wednesday, February 16, 2011 12:48:34 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: One More Time by Daft Punk from Discovery JK--My fave PowerFlex soundtrack. Occasionally, teacher Heather plays it Wednesday, February 16, 2011 12:21:17 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Mother's Little Helper by Rolling Stones frm Flowrs JK--Mick one-ups Lennon, Davies, Townsend: acerbic social comment Wednesday, February 16, 2011 11:49:43 AM via TweetDeck

@brwood Real-time everything: BI, analytics, transactions, business processes, etc. Wednesday, February 16, 2011 11:46:39 AM via TweetDeck in reply to brwood

Wuz tellin cuz Tommy: "i'm only 26....times two....i'm twice as young as i was a quarter-century ago" Wednesday, February 16, 2011 11:39:20 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: I Want Candy by Bow Wow Wow JK--Awesome 60s rock-pop made even more awesome in new wave punk remake! Wednesday, February 16, 2011 11:38:13 AM via TweetDeck

Chatting with my cuz in Florida. Both of us originally from Mich. Winter vs. summer: which is more of a pain to endure? Snow vs. humidity? Wednesday, February 16, 2011 11:36:18 AM via TweetDeck

Tired of blanket statement that young are "Internet savvy," as if older people unhip. The latter simply havent built their lives around 'Net Wednesday, February 16, 2011 10:47:30 AM via TweetDeck

Getting more inquiries on all-in-memory architectures. Is this this a market segment? Hardly. It's a theme/trend permeating many IT segments Wednesday, February 16, 2011 10:45:01 AM via TweetDeck

Here's my vision on multiverses. If revealed & confirmed thru math patterns alone, they exist. Do prime numbrs "exist"? Does it rain digits? Wednesday, February 16, 2011 10:40:35 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Fresh Feeling by Eels from Souljacker JK--Singer-sngwrter's dad was quantum multiverse visionary ( Wednesday, February 16, 2011 10:37:02 AM via TweetDeck

RT @frasermatthew: Atlas Mugged: The 12 Sleazy Reasons CEOs Really Like Ayn Rand Wednesday, February 16, 2011 9:55:23 AM via TweetDeck

"RSA Launches Industry's First End-to-End Incident Management Solution" ( JK--Any event DW under the covers? Tell more. Wednesday, February 16, 2011 9:50:47 AM via TweetDeck

It's been years since I did a CTIA. Year since a Lotusphere. Years since an RSA. Why? Ever-shifting coverage areas. Life = change Wednesday, February 16, 2011 9:48:59 AM via TweetDeck

"Innovation Transforms Data Warehousing" ( JK--My recent blog, syndicated to Information Week. Wednesday, February 16, 2011 8:54:55 AM via TweetDeck

Dear Various Web Conf Providers That I Use Only When Taking Various Vendor Briefings: Quit littering my desk w/ yer icons & disk w/yer files Wednesday, February 16, 2011 8:41:27 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Totally Wired by The Fall from Totally Wired: the rough trade anthology JK--Last of classic Rough Traders still vital Wednesday, February 16, 2011 8:29:42 AM via TweetDeck

Hmm..that 276 exabyte world data storage estimate comes, mas o menos, to 50 gigabytes per person. Many of us have many times that in our PCs Wednesday, February 16, 2011 8:27:57 AM via TweetDeck

These "old classmates looking 4 U" spams losing allure as all old classmates who really R looking have already found U on Facebook. Wednesday, February 16, 2011 8:05:17 AM via TweetDeck

Runway models. At some point, they should dress up like airplanes and be judged on their aerodynamics. As well as cheekbones. Wednesday, February 16, 2011 7:50:47 AM via TweetDeck

"Microsoft Unveils SQL Server Fast Track DW 3.0" ( JK--Kurt made several factual errors. I've requested corrections Tuesday, February 15, 2011 11:16:50 PM via TweetDeck

“Out of My Way, Jerk!" Researchers Study 'Sidewalk Rage' ( JK--Must admit: slowpokes get on my nerves. Tuesday, February 15, 2011 9:26:08 PM via TweetDeck

Have two reporters scheduled to call me tomorrow. Doing two case study interviews. Drafting 2 docs. Everything's pairing. Parallel streams. Tuesday, February 15, 2011 9:22:19 PM via TweetDeck

They are dueting on Oprah. Debbie Reynolds now looks younger than daughter Carrie Fisher. Tuesday, February 15, 2011 4:59:52 PM via txt

"Big Memory." Before long, it will relegate "Big Data" to ash heap of outmoded scalabilty summits 2 conquer. Big virtual memory across cloud Tuesday, February 15, 2011 4:59:46 PM via txt

Interviewed by Kurt Mackie of Redmond.mag re Microsoft Fast Track DW 3.0 Tuesday, February 15, 2011 4:22:49 PM via TweetDeck

Taking briefing update on data services from #Informatica, along with @mgilpin Tuesday, February 15, 2011 3:08:02 PM via TweetDeck

Taking briefing from NICE Systems w/ @kateleggett . Real-time analysts for mulitchannel next-best action & customer experience optimization Tuesday, February 15, 2011 2:45:13 PM via TweetDeck

Love when "investing in" is pejoratized (I made up that word) as "throwing $ at." Even well-thought-out investment can B throw fate 2 wind Tuesday, February 15, 2011 1:42:18 PM via TweetDeck

Taking briefing frm #Terracotta w/ @mgilpin . High-perf search query & r-t analysis on multi-TB in-memory data cache (distrib & stand-alone) Tuesday, February 15, 2011 1:39:15 PM via TweetDeck

ADVIZOR oem's their predictive modeling & regression analysis algorithsm from #KXEN Tuesday, February 15, 2011 1:09:11 PM via TweetDeck

Taking briefing from ADVIZOR Solutions on their predictive, in-memory data mgt, and data visualization capabilities. Tuesday, February 15, 2011 1:06:15 PM via TweetDeck

Annoyingly protracted conf call dial-in procedures: phone number, access code, moderator code, record name, confirm, audio pin, confirm Tuesday, February 15, 2011 1:01:28 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexpThe Man Who Sold the World by Nirvana from MTV Unplugged in New York JK--LIve recording in rock's classics canon. Tuesday, February 15, 2011 12:40:54 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: Natural's Not in It by Gang of Four from Entertainment! JK--Sold vinyl back to store in early 80s. Regret it now. Tuesday, February 15, 2011 12:16:17 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: Babelonia by School of Seven Bells from Disconnect From Desire JK--My 2nd tweet today re this mesmerizing recording! Tuesday, February 15, 2011 12:12:03 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: Wishing (If I Had a Photograph) by A Flock of Seagulls JK--FoS legacy: 2 great songs, 1 memorably out-there haircut Tuesday, February 15, 2011 12:00:48 PM via TweetDeck

I find popup messages annoying, both visually & audio. That's what IM/chat is all about. It's distracting 2 have yer workspace jump out at U Tuesday, February 15, 2011 11:55:43 AM via TweetDeck

Bloomberg TV chatted with me on the phone re data mining. They're trying to develop a story. Not a formal interview. Tuesday, February 15, 2011 11:41:49 AM via TweetDeck

@CurtMonash I think Twain's principal offenses were a) living in the 19th century in America and b) honestly depicting what he saw/heard. Tuesday, February 15, 2011 10:08:23 AM via TweetDeck in reply to CurtMonash

"Could Google Risk Taking on the CRM Market?" ( JK--Or take the easy way in. Why not simply buy Tuesday, February 15, 2011 10:03:52 AM via TweetDeck

Working on my next best offer vision piece. Waiting for a CPG customer to dial in for an inquiry on predictive analytics in #CRM Tuesday, February 15, 2011 10:01:39 AM via TweetDeck

My favorite new funny band name: Ringo Deathstarr. Tuesday, February 15, 2011 9:52:44 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: Century Eyes by Shearwater from Rook JK--This full-throated singer always sounds like the voice of the prophet Tuesday, February 15, 2011 9:27:27 AM via TweetDeck

"How to ergonomically optimize your workspace" ( JK--Excellent guidelines. I use 2 little pillows 4 extra lumbar support. Tuesday, February 15, 2011 9:17:09 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Society by Eddie Vedder from Into the Wild JK--I like his acoustic stuff as much as his P Jam recordings. Fine voice. Tuesday, February 15, 2011 9:11:57 AM via TweetDeck

Noticing an interesting trend in the sort of year-start inquiry requests I'm getting. Vendors want detailed discussion of my research agenda Tuesday, February 15, 2011 9:09:02 AM via TweetDeck

@CurtMonash I met with #Delphix a year ago. Haven't heard an update on them since then. Tuesday, February 15, 2011 9:08:03 AM via TweetDeck in reply to CurtMonash

"8 Epic Computer Industry Failures" ( JK--Value vanishes so quickly in this industry it can break your heart. Tuesday, February 15, 2011 8:54:21 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp The Valleys by Electrelane from The Power Out JK--Secular but white-gospel church choir-y sounding male/female groove Tuesday, February 15, 2011 8:49:53 AM via TweetDeck

@CurtMonash You're very kind, but youthful visage always been double-edged sword professionally. People youngr than me imagine they're older Tuesday, February 15, 2011 8:47:32 AM via TweetDeck in reply to CurtMonash

@CurtMonash Fer sher. But we all tweet about startups, and half the time, just a wee little attention and mention is all they're asking for. Tuesday, February 15, 2011 8:45:33 AM via TweetDeck in reply to CurtMonash

@CurtMonash I refer them to a Forrester account manager, and if they opt to go the POC route, that's entirely up to them. Tuesday, February 15, 2011 8:42:39 AM via TweetDeck in reply to CurtMonash

"Should Mark Twain be censored?" ( JK--Yeah. You'll never work in this town again Twain! What..oh..never mind. Tuesday, February 15, 2011 8:41:18 AM via TweetDeck

Unseasonably warm yesterday in DC area. Just like Valentine's Day 21 years ago. I remember that because that's the day our youngest was born Tuesday, February 15, 2011 8:38:59 AM via TweetDeck

One of the tricky aspects of being an analyst is having to tell old professional acquaintances I can't freebie them on inquiries. Gotta eat. Tuesday, February 15, 2011 8:35:32 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: 5 Years Time by Noah and the Whale from Peaceful, the World Lays Me Down JK-Reminds of The Jamies "Summertime" Tuesday, February 15, 2011 8:12:48 AM via TweetDeck

Listening to School of 7 Bells "Babelonia" from "Disconnect From Desire." Exquisitely stacked upward-building vocal dynamic. Very Cocteau! Tuesday, February 15, 2011 7:59:39 AM via TweetDeck

Migraines For Dummies. Of course, the pamphlet prints advice in tiny font that works wonders on your migraines. Monday, February 14, 2011 5:18:40 PM via txt

Being briefed by #Pervasive on DataRush 5.0, which combines multi-core & Hadoop cluster scaling w/ enhanced multi-language support Monday, February 14, 2011 2:10:26 PM via TweetDeck

New blogpost: "HP Acquiring Vertica, Ramping Steadily Back into Enterprise Data Warehousing Market" ( Monday, February 14, 2011 1:17:07 PM via TweetDeck

Taking briefing and demo from #Spiral16 on their Web sentiment monitoring SaaS offering. Me and colleague Zach Hofer-Shall Monday, February 14, 2011 10:21:54 AM via TweetDeck

HP acquiring Vertica. Last sentence in my #EDW Wave last week: "strongly believe Vertica will be acquired in next 1-2 years" Monday, February 14, 2011 10:19:10 AM via TweetDeck

HP acquiring Vertica. I'm doing a blog on that. Stay tuned. Today. Soon. Monday, February 14, 2011 10:15:53 AM via TweetDeck

"HP acquires Vertica" ( JK--Makes sense. Vertica is strong EDW vendor. See my Wave eval ( Monday, February 14, 2011 10:11:49 AM via TweetDeck

Just been informed that Train "Hey Soul Sister" won best pop group performance. Faith in Grammies restored! Monday, February 14, 2011 9:59:50 AM via TweetDeck

What the..? Arcade Fire "The Suburbs" somehow won Grammy for LP of year. Shocking! How dare they give these to deserving artists/recordings? Monday, February 14, 2011 9:38:07 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: Give Me Your Love by Carter Tanon #KEXP JK--Good, but vaguely reminds of "I Ain't Got No Home in this World Anymore" Monday, February 14, 2011 9:21:46 AM via TweetDeck

"How Much Data Can Humankind Generate?" ( JK--How much "can" we? Unlimited. Grammar generative ( Monday, February 14, 2011 8:55:15 AM via TweetDeck

Today's my baby's 21st. The old "where do the years go?" really comes into focus on days like today. Happy b-day & V-day Sonya! Monday, February 14, 2011 8:49:06 AM via TweetDeck

When you say a vendor is toast, I think yum-yum. I have toast with PB & J every day and love it. Toast is platform for spreading value-add. Monday, February 14, 2011 8:47:26 AM via TweetDeck

"Scientists calculate total data stored to date: 295+ exabytes" ( JK--How much of that has been purged/trashed? Monday, February 14, 2011 8:45:52 AM via TweetDeck

Brain drain from IT vendors. Wouldn't you prefer the brains drained to vital vendors than stay swirling down drain at dead-end vendors? Monday, February 14, 2011 8:43:52 AM via TweetDeck

How to know email declining in importance to your work/life? Email is down for longer and longer periods before you notice. Monday, February 14, 2011 8:41:02 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexpThat's How Strong My Love Is by Otis Redding from The Ultimate Otis Redding JK--Great 60s make-out soul! Monday, February 14, 2011 8:27:40 AM via TweetDeck

Reading "You Don't Know Me." Remembrance of Ray Charles by his eldest son. Unflinching, loving, balanced, detailed, well-written. Monday, February 14, 2011 7:51:36 AM via TweetDeck

Clarence Thomas keeps 5-year Supreme Court silence. Twain sed best: "Best 2 keep silent & B thought fool than open mouth & remove all doubt" Sunday, February 13, 2011 4:46:08 PM via txt

Trump in 2012. Cuz what America truly needs is a homegrown Silvio Berlusconi. Sunday, February 13, 2011 12:44:21 PM via txt

Donald Trump considering White House run. Ramping up the bloviational factor in 2012. Sunday, February 13, 2011 10:46:55 AM via txt

It's funny. I watch so much trash cable at my club, muted, that I am starting 2 become so-so fluent in lipreading. F-bombs explode visually Sunday, February 13, 2011 10:19:24 AM via txt

It's sorta default oldfart behavior 2 dis latest batch of teen idols, but I like Justin, Taylor, & Gaga. Last that left me cold was Britney. Sunday, February 13, 2011 10:13:02 AM via txt

If you're expecting some supernatural content analytics engine in cloud 2 reveal meaning of life, I feel Monty Python moment approaching Sunday, February 13, 2011 10:08:36 AM via txt

Beyond Mubarak. In these stories, just matter of time before someone cues The Who "Won't Get Fooled Again." If youth-stoked, "My Generation" Sunday, February 13, 2011 10:04:28 AM via txt

My freshman comp teacher taught us the rhetorical power of parallel construction. Sunday, February 13, 2011 10:00:22 AM via txt

Do Google, Wikipedia, & Watson render trivia buffs obsolete? Not if you suspect trivia game rigged. What if sponsored by left or rightwing? Sunday, February 13, 2011 9:58:24 AM via txt

Do Google, Wikipedia, & Watson render trivia buffs obsolete? Not if U want 2 question answers on controversial topics. Jeopardy avoids those Sunday, February 13, 2011 9:54:13 AM via txt

Do Google, Wikipedia, & Watson render trivia buffs obsolete? Not if U want 2 question others' answers. Is Jeopardy reserch staff infallible? Sunday, February 13, 2011 9:51:00 AM via txt

Do Google, Wikipedia, & Watson render trivia buffs obsolete? Of course not. One's agility as critical thinkr depends on cognitive fact cache Sunday, February 13, 2011 9:48:03 AM via txt

Yeah, as I said in my tweet Sunday, February 13, 2011 9:27:49 AM via txt

"How Much Data Can Humankind Generate?" ( JK--My rule of thumb: usage grows 2x annually, hence 1000x each decade. Saturday, February 12, 2011 10:30:07 PM via TweetDeck

An audience. Once you've built one, you don't trifle with it. Transient asset. Saturday, February 12, 2011 8:17:00 PM via TweetDeck

Already loving the new Iron & Wine LP--"Kiss Each Other Clean"--madly, and I'm only 3 songs in so far. Sam Beam has gift for magical melody. Saturday, February 12, 2011 8:12:07 PM via TweetDeck

I didn't realize Hollywood leading men in the 30s took color headshots ( Saturday, February 12, 2011 8:08:18 PM via TweetDeck

Rogers & Astaire dance "Too Hot to Handle" ( from "Roberta". Not humanly possible to watch this without smiling. Saturday, February 12, 2011 7:59:47 PM via TweetDeck

@kimstanick Actually, the late Ginger Rogers' 100th birthday is this summer ( She passed away in 1995. Saturday, February 12, 2011 7:45:18 PM via TweetDeck in reply to kimstanick

Spam subject line that made me giggle: "Did you forget about this cash?" Saturday, February 12, 2011 7:40:22 PM via TweetDeck

First in a never-ending series of spam subject lines that made me giggle: "Have Great SEX And Save 80% Valentines Day Special" Saturday, February 12, 2011 7:39:45 PM via TweetDeck This is me natural, or unnatural, depending on your POV. Bespectacled, glaring, but the me you'd see in daily life Saturday, February 12, 2011 7:13:35 PM via TweetDeck This is me testing TwitVid. Click 2 C & hear me on my sofa, unnatural. I took off my glasses. Too much glare Saturday, February 12, 2011 7:07:17 PM via TweetDeck

Got the latest Iron & Wine at what remains of Borders. Copying it to my Zune. Can't wait to hear. But will wait. Dinner comes first. Saturday, February 12, 2011 6:43:13 PM via TweetDeck

@SarahKSilverman C'mon Sarah. You have to do a follow-up tweet developing the topic of that juice in the expected direction. Just because. Saturday, February 12, 2011 6:40:09 PM via TweetDeck in reply to SarahKSilverman

Pretty clear clean pure iridescent February sundown now over northern Virginia. Thrilling in its cold calm radiance. Saturday, February 12, 2011 6:01:41 PM via txt

Downhill skiing. One of the most sinfully pleasant outdoor sports to watch on TV with mute on and your thoughts switched down low. Saturday, February 12, 2011 3:01:55 PM via txt

Tyra Banks. I'll bet there are faces like hers sculpted on sarcophagi still undiscovered all along upper Nile. She has those haughty genes. Saturday, February 12, 2011 2:58:08 PM via txt

Sorry to break it to you Kim, but she & near-contemporary Ronald Reagan cutting the rug on Big Cloud upstairs. I'm sure she puts him 2 shame Saturday, February 12, 2011 2:51:50 PM via txt

Mississippi governor calls 4 reining in of "govt gone wild." OK. Let's start by pulling back from wild reckless overseas military campaigns Saturday, February 12, 2011 2:48:25 PM via txt

Ginger Rogers' 100th. She could sing, dance, act, make you laugh, swing with Fred, and do it all with consummate grace. And she was a babe Saturday, February 12, 2011 2:38:54 PM via txt

Curious: Have astrophysicists considered possibility that dark matter & energy bound up in galaxies so far their light has never reached us? Saturday, February 12, 2011 12:25:47 PM via txt

Parade's Manner Up! column: Q: "My boss wants 2 friend me in Facebook. Must I accept?" A: Accept but relegate 2 list of frends dished drivel Saturday, February 12, 2011 12:21:42 PM via txt

Walter Scott's Personality Parade. Take random set of Google search results on current celebrity doings. Print that & put in Sunday paper. Saturday, February 12, 2011 12:16:50 PM via txt

Teens & tweens packing the multiplex last night. Middle of winter. Why? Justin Bieber movie. Saturday, February 12, 2011 10:45:03 AM via TweetDeck

Listening 2 German classic rokrs Beeth Oven "5th Synth." Repetitive. Swings btwn hammring opening riff & sulking away. These dudes tonedeaf? Saturday, February 12, 2011 10:30:25 AM via TweetDeck

@EugeneMirman If "Atlas Shrugged" is successful, I fear it'll lead to film adaptation of "Dianetics." Saturday, February 12, 2011 10:27:10 AM via TweetDeck in reply to EugeneMirman

RT @mfauscette: Borders Nearing Bankruptcy Filing - - JK--I'm spending all my giftcards today. Saturday, February 12, 2011 10:24:50 AM via TweetDeck

Anyway, my senior honors thesis was on none of that. Quant model of TV competition impact on program quality. Our polarity: tube vs life. Saturday, February 12, 2011 10:24:04 AM via TweetDeck

"Free yourself from mental slavery." That's my favorite line from any Bob Marley song. "Redemption Song." Saturday, February 12, 2011 10:20:28 AM via TweetDeck

Which explains why so many people who were born in the first 8 decades of 20th century still in thrall to capitalism vs. communism polarity. Saturday, February 12, 2011 10:19:25 AM via TweetDeck

Not that I necessrily agreed with the principles of either revolution at the time. Nor do I now. But disruptors burn polarities into culture Saturday, February 12, 2011 10:18:09 AM via TweetDeck

What was special about that 1978-80 period was disruption brewing in world. Reagan/Thatcher revolution in west. Islamic revolution in Iran. Saturday, February 12, 2011 10:16:22 AM via TweetDeck

But fave "philosophy" was econ senior honors seminar. We debated left (Rawls) vs right (Nozick). Both philosophers analytically sharp! Saturday, February 12, 2011 10:14:36 AM via TweetDeck

My fave philsophy profs in Ann Arbor in 70s? Richard Brandt (phil of mind), Peter Railton (political phil), Elias Baumgarten (ethics). Saturday, February 12, 2011 10:11:38 AM via TweetDeck

Me personally? Well, it's sort of obvious. But it's not as obvious that I was predominantly philosophy at U-Mich. I've always built models Saturday, February 12, 2011 10:08:30 AM via TweetDeck

Occasionally I like to drop these ideology-philosophy tweets into my stream to gauge others' reactions. Who sits on what side of what fence? Saturday, February 12, 2011 10:07:04 AM via TweetDeck

Listening to Caribou "Odessa" from "Swim." One of those 5-minute songs you can totally swim inside & lose track of time. Saturday, February 12, 2011 10:03:12 AM via TweetDeck

But, anyway, this is like arguing to Deadheads that in fact the Airplane had better songs. To each their own tribe. Saturday, February 12, 2011 10:01:54 AM via TweetDeck

Ayn Rand's belief in the supremacy of the disruptors seems to ignore the primacy of organizers & managers in realizing these grandiose plans Saturday, February 12, 2011 10:00:46 AM via TweetDeck

Ayn Rand crazy notion that innov8rs R some distinct subgroup of humanity who can organze cartel & go on strike. Others'll innov8 around them 9:58 AM Feb 12th via TweetDeck

Ayn Rand's selfishness philosophy. Long been rally cry of arrogant rightwing laissez faire, but just as applicable to vigilantism. 9:47 AM Feb 12th via TweetDeck

Ayn Rand's "objectivism" value of selfishness. Seems she selfishly coined own term rather than bow 2 "existentialism" ( 9:43 AM Feb 12th via TweetDeck