Saturday, February 05, 2011

Aweekstweets January 30 to February 5 2011: the week of the horrible Huns and the horrendous drenching

Creating vs. cheating. Only one letter distinguishes and you might not notice difference. Spam sites are plagiarism. Beware. 4 minutes ago via TweetDeck

"MRS. TAKIYYAH A’ISHAH" from "MICROSOFT PROMOTIONS BOARD" emailing "WINNING NOTIFICATION LETTER." Believable? Didn't realize she got married about 1 hour ago via TweetDeck

ConanOBrien You can tell I'm on vacation when my tweets are particularly lame. And how come the Hulk's shirt falls off, but never his pants? Thursday, December 30, 2010 1:51:21 PM via web Retweeted by you and 100+ others

ConanOBrien For this Follow Friday, I want to recommend someone you don’t follow – that guy in the trenchcoat on the beach. about 12 hours ago via web Retweeted by you and 100+ others

ConanOBrien You know that button in the elevator with a fireman’s hat on it? Turns out that’s NOT the button you push to order a fireman’s hat. Sunday, January 30, 2011 2:43:33 PM via web Retweeted by you and 100+ others

ConanOBrien I can't wait to try the new gigantic Starbucks size, "Trenta". Or as it's called in The Midwest, "A Medium". Tuesday, January 18, 2011 1:51:01 PM via web Retweeted by you and 100+ others

ConanOBrien First there was Kermit, then Cookie Monster, and now Steven Tyler. Thanks, Jim Henson! Friday, January 28, 2011 8:16:11 PM via web Retweeted by you and 100+ others

What's interesting is how some professional comedians stink on Twitter. Whereas others rock. I will retweet the rockers. Unfollow unfunnies about 10 hours ago via TweetDeck

ConanOBrien If Costco is just a grocery store on steroids, then Wal-Mart is just a 7-Eleven with type 2 diabetes. Wednesday, February 02, 2011 1:15:06 PM via web Retweeted by you and 100+ others

SarahKSilverman The color palate of Miami bums me out. Turquoise & salmon give me the Howard Johnson's sweats. Wednesday, January 26, 2011 7:58:38 PM via web Retweeted by you and 100+ others

Cool thing about getting a deep-tissue massage. The masseuse knows this stuff from working many people. Each of us learns only from own body about 10 hours ago via TweetDeck

Shuddering isn't much of a stress reliever, net-net. Upstroke adds stress right back, like backwash. Breathing & calming are more effective. about 10 hours ago via TweetDeck

@VanessaAlvarez1 Cool. Send me your stuff. I'll read on Monday. about 11 hours ago via TweetDeck in reply to VanessaAlvarez1

With deep-tissue massage, as w/ yoga, explanation is important as execution. Deeply aware of tissues activated, knots kneaded, lactic draind about 11 hours ago via TweetDeck

That was, & Egidia agrees, the most intensely deep-tissue massage of our lives tonight. Ever had every above-waist muscle fiber worked? about 11 hours ago via TweetDeck

A&Yu "Lion's Mouth": "Oooh a devil got in me, split hearts unevenly, just like Virginia, cuz a honey in ya, is a hornet on a sleeve" about 11 hours ago via TweetDeck

Downloaded Arthur & Yu "In Camera" (2007) in its entirety. Seattle Hazlewood-ish folk-rock duo burrowed deep in my head: eg "Lion's Mouth" about 11 hours ago via TweetDeck

Finallly got off my arse & downloaded Weekend "The End of the Affair" from iTunes. Record company stupidly left off "La Variete" CD release about 11 hours ago via TweetDeck

@VanessaAlvarez1 Also, and U can download this, my #Forrester report "Massive But Agile: Scaling the Next-Gen EDW". Frame 4 further discuss about 11 hours ago via TweetDeck in reply to VanessaAlvarez1

@VanessaAlvarez1 I'm not at my work computer right now. Send me an email. Remind me 2 send you my keynote slides from Big Data Insights conf about 11 hours ago via TweetDeck in reply to VanessaAlvarez1

I got my fill of Punxsutawney this week. Don't other Pennsylvania burgs with funny names have civic rodents who foretell the weather? about 12 hours ago via TweetDeck

@VanessaAlvarez1 #storage #bigdata And #bigmemory Perhaps call it #bigpersistence about 12 hours ago via TweetDeck in reply to VanessaAlvarez1

Deep tissue massage. Hurts so good. I'm a knotty boy. Wider range of motion. Deeper feel now for my pattern of muscle connection & tensions about 13 hours ago via txt

Morcheeba back with Skye. Both Godfrey brothers hairless & bespectacled. Recorded long distance from 3 different countries. Hope warm sound about 15 hours ago via txt

Doing #Forrester Wave later in year on predictive #CRM solutions. Think next best offer, interaction optimization, and experience ehancement about 15 hours ago via txt

Springfield Mixing Bowl. It's been relatively unsnarled thru reengineering. Now set to become unholy mess thanks to BRAC-attack. about 15 hours ago via txt

Reagan. I'll make my peace with him as soon as we rename my airport for far more deserving 20th century president: Franklin Delano Roosevelt about 15 hours ago via txt

Who ranks first in #Forrester #EDW Wave this time round? Find out Monday. Closer clustering of leaders than previous Wave. Hotly competitive about 15 hours ago via txt

Anyway, bloodied unbowed. Analyst integrity is interpretation research facts logic process detail defense accuracy vision. about 15 hours ago via txt

I am surprised that I can see straight thru the fuzz field of stress infecting my every tissue. A good sofa helps. And this activity. about 17 hours ago via txt

What did I accomplish this week? Got the Wave ready to roll out. Advanced a wide range of other doc projects down to their next milestones. about 17 hours ago via TweetDeck

Shuddering. It's the physical shaking off of stress. The world shakes you up, you shake it off. Well, at least, that's my theory. about 17 hours ago via TweetDeck

Lord love a duck! about 18 hours ago via TweetDeck

@BPatNetApp Yeah, well my bucket is bigger. Yours ain't worth of pitcher of warmed-over bits! about 18 hours ago via TweetDeck in reply to BPatNetApp

Omigosh. Even newer urban myth: Larry Ellison has invested in a time-machine startup. Tom Watson Sr. reporting zombie attack in the ether about 18 hours ago via TweetDeck

"Internet Runs Out Of IP Addresses" ( JK--New urban myth: Internet supply of bits & bytes dangerously low. about 18 hours ago via TweetDeck

Need me a weekend. Need me a strong end to the week. Need the work to weakly wane away. about 18 hours ago via TweetDeck

Internet kill switch. That's a core urban myth in the connected virtual megalopolis in which we're all walking roadkill. about 18 hours ago via TweetDeck

If performance on a piece of research were judged by Olympic figure skating standards, I'd like to think I just did triple Axel & dubl Lutz about 18 hours ago via TweetDeck

Facebook friends. Fuzzy boundary btwn "I know you" "I sorta knew you" "I'd like to know U better" "I don't really know U but let's pretend" about 18 hours ago via TweetDeck

@VanessaAlvarez1 #storage #bigdata We were discussing how storage and data warehousing interlock. We will collaborate cross-Forrester about 18 hours ago via TweetDeck in reply to VanessaAlvarez1

Been confirmed as friend on Facebook by Gina Birch. We never met. But she's core of The Raincoats, great Rough Trade indie group about 18 hours ago via TweetDeck

@VanessaAlvarez1 #storage #bigdata Look forward to more discussions weekly with you Vanessa. Put yourself in my schedule anytime. about 18 hours ago via TweetDeck in reply to VanessaAlvarez1

"Cloud-friendliest U.S. cities" ( JK--Seattle not there? Can't believe it. Their clouds friendly in co-dependent way about 20 hours ago via TweetDeck

Is this normal? Having every last waking second scheduled and/or blocked out + strategy for max productivity till you drop at night. about 20 hours ago via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Know Better Learn Faster by Thao with The Get Down Stay Down JK--Knowing better means I know how much I don't know. about 21 hours ago via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist Do Ya Think I'm Sexy by Revolting Cocks #KEXP JK--Heavy punk treatment becomes this song better than Rod Stewart's approach about 21 hours ago via TweetDeck

"No more IPv4 addresses" ( JK--We've made the IP gods angry. This is their retribution for all this social lollygagging about 22 hours ago via TweetDeck

"And you thought Facebook was for fun" ( ( ( JK--Soc ntwk analysis is fun! about 22 hours ago via TweetDeck

"If you could ask Vint Cerf anything, what would U ask?" ( JK--Do ya have stash of IPv4 addresses in your desk drawer? about 22 hours ago via TweetDeck

"BMW car key prototype unlocks hotel rooms, train seats" ( JK--For the insufferable arrogant master of the universe. about 23 hours ago via TweetDeck

I'm doing the Earl Grey right now. Then I graduate to Baron Black. Followed by the Prince of PItchDarkTeaOfTheDamned. Bwa-ha-hah-hah!!!!! about 23 hours ago via TweetDeck

Massage tonight. Wife & I. Got it through Groupon. Yes, them. Good deal. Full-body, with non-invasive acupuncture. about 23 hours ago via TweetDeck

Today I'm drinking tea. None of the hard stuff, caffeine-wise. about 23 hours ago via TweetDeck

Final adjustments made. Off to editing/production. #Forrester #EDW Wave will be published on Monday. Whew! about 23 hours ago via TweetDeck

"Amazon S3: 262 Billion Objects Now Stored" ( JK--Maybe they should hang sign like old McDonald's "hamburgers served" Friday, February 04, 2011 8:54:14 AM via TweetDeck

"Amazon to offer Oracle's database in the cloud" ( JK--Puzzling story. Amazon's been offering that for more than a year Friday, February 04, 2011 8:47:55 AM via TweetDeck

"OpenText To Acquire BPM Provider Metastorm" ( JK--ECM and process converge. Curious what @CSLeClair has to say on this Friday, February 04, 2011 8:40:55 AM via TweetDeck

@BouncingThots No such poetic thoughts this morning. Just my usual pre-work lethargy. Friday, February 04, 2011 7:59:32 AM via TweetDeck in reply to BouncingThots

Listening to Audrey Assad "Ought To Be" ( JK--Pretty voice and song. Thanks to my Sonya for telling me about her Friday, February 04, 2011 7:39:07 AM via TweetDeck

And so ends tonight's too-long nostalgic video tour down YMG and Pere Ubu lane. Beddy bye! Friday, February 04, 2011 12:10:31 AM via TweetDeck

Pere Ubu "Waiting for Mary" from "Sunday Night," with David Sanborn (?) & Debby Harry (!). I remember it ( Friday, February 04, 2011 12:09:28 AM via TweetDeck

Pere Ubu. David Thomas now comes across as Tom Waits channeling Jim Gaffigan, with Nick Cave bursting out of his skull. Friday, February 04, 2011 12:04:35 AM via TweetDeck

Pere Ubu, with David Thomas in classic form, 2 years ago in Budapest. Video: Friday, February 04, 2011 12:00:52 AM via TweetDeck

Seeing Pere Ubu live at Second Chance in Ann Arbor in February 1979 was a watershed moment in my life. Hard to explain why. Thursday, February 03, 2011 11:54:22 PM via TweetDeck

Pere Ubu "Birdies" video from "Urgh! A Music War" ( David Thomas is a friggin' genius! Thursday, February 03, 2011 11:52:57 PM via TweetDeck

Young Marble Giants "Final Day" set, bizarrely but coolly, to b&w video of fan dancer ( Thursday, February 03, 2011 11:48:52 PM via TweetDeck

My day started with tongue-twister tweet about Huns ( No idea where that came from. It was in my head when I woke. Thursday, February 03, 2011 11:39:11 PM via TweetDeck

For first time all day, I'm neither listening to music nor to any other voice. Weird thing about typing. You silently hear your own voice. Thursday, February 03, 2011 11:36:41 PM via TweetDeck

All my "next best action/offer" "recommendation engine" "agile predictive process platform" research plans intersect. Execution is key. Thursday, February 03, 2011 11:35:19 PM via TweetDeck

Almost ready to pull the trigger and publish the #Forrester #EDW Wave. Had been scheduled for tomorrow. Probably push to early next week. Thursday, February 03, 2011 11:33:14 PM via TweetDeck

Here's where I get contrarian. Much as I love Alison's recordings with YMG, I prefer her post-YMG recordings. Why? She never stops changing. Thursday, February 03, 2011 11:26:49 PM via TweetDeck

Only video footage I've ever found online of Alison Statton speaking ( Thursday, February 03, 2011 11:24:40 PM via TweetDeck

Alison Statton & Spike Williams "Mr Morgan" from '94 msterpce "Tidal Blues." Her voice, their songs exquisite ( Thursday, February 03, 2011 11:23:06 PM via TweetDeck

Marine Girls "A Place in the Sun" video from early 80s, with Tracey Thorn ( Very cool sweet British scene then. Thursday, February 03, 2011 11:19:23 PM via TweetDeck

Devine & Statton cover "Bizarre Love Triangle" from '89 cool folk LP "Prince of Wales" ( Alison = Marianne F. Thursday, February 03, 2011 11:16:33 PM via TweetDeck

Weekend "Summerdays" live video from early 80s ( . Alison in lusher setting. Spike Williams on guitar behind her Thursday, February 03, 2011 11:08:42 PM via TweetDeck

Justin Bieber sitting in for Jon Stewart on tonight's Daily Show. Funny bit up front. Thursday, February 03, 2011 11:02:44 PM via TweetDeck

Young Marble Giants "Music for Evenings" video from '07. My fave "Colossal Youth" track reset 2 martial pulse ( Thursday, February 03, 2011 11:01:58 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Talking Dust Bowl Blues by Woody Guthrie from Dust Bowl Ballads JK--Had disarming lightly cracked storytelling knack Thursday, February 03, 2011 10:28:18 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: Johnny Law by William Elliott Whitmore from Animals in the Dark JK--This dude seems to be singing on horseback Thursday, February 03, 2011 10:23:22 PM via TweetDeck

@TonyBaer Yeah, but blogging bogged down on the "cognitive overhead" of having to compose semi-coherent paragraphs. Many people lazy. Thursday, February 03, 2011 10:12:50 PM via TweetDeck in reply to TonyBaer

Then again, some of us thrive on semi-random stimulation. Keeps us from getting too comfortable in our settled thought patterns. Thursday, February 03, 2011 10:11:38 PM via TweetDeck

Social media is bubble waiting to burst. Won't pop suddenly. Will slowly lose gas as people tire of jarring incongruity of semi-random posts Thursday, February 03, 2011 10:10:28 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp The Party's Over by Willie Nelson from the album The Essential Willie Nelson JK--Willie sings like country Sinatra Thursday, February 03, 2011 9:44:35 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: What's In Our Hearts by George Jones & Melba Montgomery #KEXP JK--George Jones sings like a long sad violin stroke. Thursday, February 03, 2011 9:41:49 PM via TweetDeck

"Memo to Dan Snyder" ( JK--Hoping avuncular Leonsis becomes DC monopoly sports czar. Snyder sux ( Thursday, February 03, 2011 9:27:29 PM via TweetDeck

Proposal: Wait for lasting peace 2 break out somewhere. Sleuth for responsible party. Give him-her Nobel Peace Prize. Drop this annual jazz Thursday, February 03, 2011 5:11:23 PM via txt

WikiLeaks people nomintd 4 Nobel Peace Prize. Let's get this straight. Obama gets it. Anti-Obama might too. Conflict = peace. My head hurts Thursday, February 03, 2011 5:07:23 PM via txt

Super Bowl this Sunday? Ah, get it over with. Nobody cares about outcome. Everybody getting psyched for Pro Bowl. So much depends on it. Thursday, February 03, 2011 4:57:17 PM via txt

Hallelujah when radio segued to Aerosmith "Walk This Way." Imagine Run-DMC doing non-smartass Seger cover. Can't. Can ya? Thursday, February 03, 2011 4:50:27 PM via txt

Overherd Bob Seger "Rock&Roll Never Forgets." Classic Detroit dinosaur. Song suggests plodding pachyderm. Get 2 feelin weary ere song iz dun Thursday, February 03, 2011 4:47:21 PM via txt

LInkedIn is becoming a progressively better social media experience. Noticeably so. Thursday, February 03, 2011 3:55:49 PM via TweetDeck

Holy moley rock n roll-y! Thursday, February 03, 2011 3:47:45 PM via TweetDeck

"Cloudera & Quest Announce Enhanced Oracle 2 Hadoop Connector" ( JK--When will ORCL integrate Hdp natively in Exadata? Thursday, February 03, 2011 2:41:32 PM via TweetDeck

Interviewed by Mark Brunelli of TechTarget re Oracle Financial Services Data Warehouse ( Thursday, February 03, 2011 2:39:58 PM via TweetDeck

@jmevans00 #teradata #kalido My pleasure, kind sir! #Forrester stands ready to webinar at a moment's notice! Thursday, February 03, 2011 2:37:43 PM via TweetDeck in reply to jmevans00

Boy, am I glad I'm self-documenting. Thursday, February 03, 2011 2:34:35 PM via TweetDeck

@lorita #Kalido John Evans presenting now. Chris Twogood of #Teradata will be next. Then Q&A. Please submit questions! Thursday, February 03, 2011 12:36:27 PM via TweetDeck in reply to lorita

Registration link for webinar with #Teradata & #Kalido: Thursday, February 03, 2011 11:57:50 AM via TweetDeck

Almost ready to start webinar with #Kalido & #Teradata on DW flexibility. Thursday, February 03, 2011 11:57:23 AM via TweetDeck

Do I have the Surfaris "Wipe Out" on my Zune? Oh yes, the "Cowabunga" collection. That's how I feel riding #Forrester Wave. Walking the nose Thursday, February 03, 2011 10:52:18 AM via TweetDeck

Did a client inquiry on BI and social techs interweaving. They're interweaving in so many places that it feels like a double-helix trend. Thursday, February 03, 2011 10:38:31 AM via TweetDeck

"Thanks for the follow." That's "you've got mail" phrase of social networking era. Expect Hollywood film with that title to come soon. Thursday, February 03, 2011 10:37:47 AM via TweetDeck

RT @LanceUlanoff: Vint Cerf: "IPv4 address exhaustion is a watershed moment..." #nomoreaddresses Thursday, February 03, 2011 10:35:58 AM via TweetDeck

Catch "WEBINAR: Delivering Flexibility in Data Warehousing" w/ me #Teradata #Kalido at 12noon-1pm EST. Register: Thursday, February 03, 2011 9:46:02 AM via TweetDeck

"The MIME guys: How two Internet gurus changed e-mail forever" ( JK--An innovation so ubiquitous ya take it 4 granted Thursday, February 03, 2011 9:30:28 AM via TweetDeck

New doc: "Forrester's Data Management Reference Architecture" ( w/ @nyuhanna @gleganza @rbkarel @owensleslie @bevelson Thursday, February 03, 2011 9:26:40 AM via TweetDeck

"Fear of liability putting stranglehold on common sense" ( JK--Not "common sense" till lawyers vet it to a fare-ye-well Thursday, February 03, 2011 8:57:47 AM via TweetDeck

"Backups Are IT's Red-Headed Stepchild" ( JK--Never understood this phrase. Redheads are special, & many R good-looking Thursday, February 03, 2011 8:54:29 AM via TweetDeck

Social worker. Phrase has a distinctly different sense now that so many people have woven social networking into their work lives. Thursday, February 03, 2011 8:52:08 AM via TweetDeck

True: the lead guys of the Ramones were left (Joey) & right (Johnny) wing, and could barely stand each other. Thursday, February 03, 2011 8:48:31 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: The KKK Took My Baby Away by Ramones from Mania JK--True: Joey wrote this to get back at Johnny 4 stealing his girl Thursday, February 03, 2011 8:47:21 AM via TweetDeck

Hope "King's Speech" wins best screenplay. Loved sarcasm spoken by teacher re health expert approve of smoking. "Well, then, it's official." Thursday, February 03, 2011 8:39:53 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kep: Abel by The National from the album Alligator JK--Intense shouter from 2005. Band's gone deeper melancholy since then Thursday, February 03, 2011 8:12:27 AM via TweetDeck

"Delta Sends Its 11,000 Agents 2 Charm School" ( JK--Real place? Thought it only existed in Little Rascals comedies Thursday, February 03, 2011 8:09:18 AM via TweetDeck

@SethGrimes I have particular opinion on whether any nation should retain or dissolve whatever monarchical system they hold to. Thursday, February 03, 2011 8:07:06 AM via TweetDeck in reply to SethGrimes

I'm not British, but I probably speak for many people in hoping the Wills-Kate union is love-full and scandal-free. Thursday, February 03, 2011 7:40:09 AM via TweetDeck

Hundreds of hordes of the dreaded Huns, their herds, and horses endured horrendous drenching. Thursday, February 03, 2011 7:11:07 AM via TweetDeck

Come here and ask questions at my #EDW webinar tomorrow with #Teradata & #Kalido. Agility & affordability paramount. Wednesday, February 02, 2011 9:40:01 PM via txt

Hey vendors, remember yer core "relationship" w/ industry analyst is U being part of industry that anlyst researches & renders commentary on Wednesday, February 02, 2011 9:28:22 PM via txt

Listening to Dandy Warhols "Not If You Were The Last Junkie On Earth." One of the best choruses ever: "Heroin is so passe." Wednesday, February 02, 2011 9:14:32 PM via txt

And the Tio Ciu wish a "sin cia ju ie" right back you and everybody, Lorita! Wednesday, February 02, 2011 9:07:20 PM via txt

We celebrate Chinese New Year in our household. Today is New Year's Eve. Family abroad is partying. Can hear the fun over the connection. Wednesday, February 02, 2011 9:01:28 PM via txt

Same principle applies in spades about falling for marketng-stoked hype around vendors, products, tech, or approaches. Be a constant critic! Wednesday, February 02, 2011 8:58:04 PM via txt

People often can't listen with own ears. Too many fall for media hype about quality or importance of this or that overrated artist or song Wednesday, February 02, 2011 8:54:21 PM via txt

Of course, I'm of the minority opinion that Foo Fighters as good as Nirvana and New Order beats Joy Division hands down. Wednesday, February 02, 2011 8:50:21 PM via txt

White Stripes announce end of this teaming. Ok. Jack White's other bands and projects have been just as good or better. Wednesday, February 02, 2011 8:44:50 PM via txt

Counter pressure with fact and logic, which are anchored to bedrock reality, rather than to your own tenuous footing on the orb's surface. Wednesday, February 02, 2011 8:18:28 PM via txt

Where Internet global economy is concerned, nations, as a principle, must be "always on." Egypt violated that. Their loss, going forward. Wednesday, February 02, 2011 4:20:22 PM via TweetDeck

Social business skills. Hope that's more than just gussied up "mind your manners" story. Business seldom gets conducted in "polite company" Wednesday, February 02, 2011 4:13:55 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp The Way Young Lovers Do by Van Morrison from Astral Weeks JK--This R&B-blues-folk musician's classic poetic excursion Wednesday, February 02, 2011 3:36:50 PM via TweetDeck

"Google, Twitter Build Speak-to-Tweet for Egypt" ( JK--Why just them? I could use that too! Wednesday, February 02, 2011 3:00:40 PM via TweetDeck

"Egypt restores links to Internet" ( JK--Apparently this "Internet" is the outside agitator causing all the trouble. Wednesday, February 02, 2011 2:57:46 PM via TweetDeck

Another cust inquiry where ask guidance on choose one #EDW appliance vendor/product over another. I pull POV back 2 larger field of options Wednesday, February 02, 2011 2:38:25 PM via TweetDeck

Taking #SAS briefing on high-performance computing offerings and strategy. Me and @bevelson on this one. Wednesday, February 02, 2011 1:41:47 PM via TweetDeck

Word is that "Portlandia" with Fred Armisen & Carrie Brownstein is very funny. Wednesday, February 02, 2011 12:37:48 PM via TweetDeck

Just did the latest in a continuing stream of inquiries from #SAP #BW customers on #EDW strategies: stay, bolt, or some hybrid strategy? Wednesday, February 02, 2011 11:37:18 AM via TweetDeck

IPv4 address depletion. Y2K feels like a cakewalk compared to this. Now we're all hip-deep in old cake. IPv6 migration will be painful slog. Wednesday, February 02, 2011 10:47:06 AM via TweetDeck

"Google Touts Android 3.0 Holographic UI for Tablets" ( JK--Something tells me Hollywood will have ball with this. Wednesday, February 02, 2011 10:35:03 AM via TweetDeck

"Jim, where do you find the time?" Who says I'm finding the time? The time's finding me, and I'm holding on for dear life. Like a bronco boy Wednesday, February 02, 2011 10:31:39 AM via TweetDeck

"Pervasive pairs parallel development API w/ Hadoop MapReduce" ( JK--Another sign that Hadoop coming into cloud apps. Wednesday, February 02, 2011 10:30:15 AM via TweetDeck

Everyday's Groundhog Day in the IT trade-press email newsletter biz. Same headlines/links tend to be republished for days on end, reshuffled Wednesday, February 02, 2011 10:25:26 AM via TweetDeck

"Top BI trends & analytics technology predictions for 2011" ( JK--Some airhead analyst prognostications. Ignore. Wednesday, February 02, 2011 10:22:43 AM via TweetDeck

In DC, we're not getting hammered by frozen precipitation. Just light mist, essentially--and warming up. Sun predicted to appear. Hope! Wednesday, February 02, 2011 10:08:39 AM via TweetDeck

Nice thing about social media is that they get U outside yer own head for a bit. Prog-rockers Yes said "don't surround yerself with yerself" Wednesday, February 02, 2011 9:45:51 AM via TweetDeck

Groundhog Day equation doesn't add up. If Phil doesn't see shadow, 6 more weeks of winter--i.e., Spring always comes early: Mar 16, not 21 Wednesday, February 02, 2011 8:34:36 AM via TweetDeck

@JeanChatzky Fun fact: Punxsutawney Phil has cabin fever & is lonely. Shadow keeps him company. Wednesday, February 02, 2011 7:53:33 AM via TweetDeck in reply to JeanChatzky

Just another day of resisting emotional pressure. From others. I am not terribly moody. Pressure exogenous. Tuesday, February 01, 2011 10:07:15 PM via Mobile Web

@BeaverTails No. Byward market outlet closed when I got there. Late in evening. Tuesday, February 01, 2011 9:52:18 PM via Mobile Web in reply to BeaverTails

Feel better after working out. You don't "work out frustrations." You work in calm & serenity. Tuesday, February 01, 2011 8:37:15 PM via TweetDeck

Well yes, of course. #Forrester analysts are truly unique exemplary individuals Tuesday, February 01, 2011 7:24:38 PM via txt

My pleasure, Chris, and, no, you didn't miss anybody. You listed all the analysts who truly matter (koff koff!) Tuesday, February 01, 2011 7:22:30 PM via txt

Vendor said "next best offer" not optimal term. I agree. Neither is "complex event processing" or "data warehouse." But we're stuck with 'em Tuesday, February 01, 2011 7:14:36 PM via txt

Correction: Obama is technocrat. I meant Coptic Boehner. Tuesday, February 01, 2011 5:25:59 PM via txt

Yes, I work the jargon of my coverage areas for all the latent expressive potential they hold in store. Why? Cliche harbors pent-up poetry. Tuesday, February 01, 2011 5:15:58 PM via txt

Best an analyst can do is nail the facts to terra firma and the dimensions to the slowly or exponentially developing state of the mkt segmnt Tuesday, February 01, 2011 5:12:52 PM via txt

Mubarak resigning? The saga unfolds. Autocrat or theocrat next? Coptic Obama or neo-Pharaonic imam? Tuesday, February 01, 2011 5:09:47 PM via txt

What did I have for lunch today? Often, I spend less time on lunch than on the average tweet. And I think & tweet at CEP speeds. Tuesday, February 01, 2011 5:06:48 PM via txt

#EDW vendors have had their chances to make their cases. Now I'm presenting an opening snapshot of vdr positioning at dawn of cloud #EDW era Tuesday, February 01, 2011 5:01:23 PM via txt

Longtime #EDW pros often equate EDW w/ DBMS. Not the case. EDW is analytic info persistence ecosystem optimized for perf scale & governance Tuesday, February 01, 2011 4:57:38 PM via txt

When you read the #Forrester #EDW Wave, keep in mind that it was prepared by analyst who keeps up continual discussions w/ entire industry. Tuesday, February 01, 2011 4:53:16 PM via txt

As I stated on the first #Forrester #EDW Wave, this is not an appliance Wave or DBMS Wave. Those R key EDW techs, but not category-defining Tuesday, February 01, 2011 4:47:19 PM via txt

Anyway, I'm confident that #Forrester customers will find my #EDW Wave research very useful. It's complex snapshot of diverse market in flux Tuesday, February 01, 2011 4:44:11 PM via txt

Our #Forrester next-best action rsch plan well-rounded. Plan separate docs on vision, best prctc, Wave, ROI, architect, & vertical use cases Tuesday, February 01, 2011 4:18:50 PM via txt

Framed up my research plan for the #Forrester next-best-offer research. Case study interviews start soon. Kate L. & I will divide & conquer Tuesday, February 01, 2011 4:15:15 PM via txt

Hey vendors, quit telling me yer offerings R "unique" & "first to market." Only yer marketeers & patent lawyers care, & they're paid 2 care Tuesday, February 01, 2011 12:41:34 PM via TweetDeck

Humility means knowing when to bow before majesty. And knowing when to recognize pretenders and remain unbowed. Tuesday, February 01, 2011 12:28:08 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Birthday by Sugarcubes from the album Life's Too Good JK--Reminds me. Happy 54th to an old man named Tom Kobielus Tuesday, February 01, 2011 10:48:43 AM via TweetDeck

Apparently, Egypt is embalming & entombing their domestic Internet out in a virtual pyramid of doom. Tuesday, February 01, 2011 10:40:15 AM via TweetDeck

@briansolis Necessity is the mother of invention. Constriction is the father of construction. Tuesday, February 01, 2011 10:38:11 AM via TweetDeck in reply to briansolis

Wheat vs. chaff. Significa vs. trivia. In stream of daily news, never quite sure what is what. Better just to pan the stream, sift the sand. Tuesday, February 01, 2011 9:34:19 AM via TweetDeck

"As IPv4 disappears, transition poses hazards" ( JK--Sound you hear is IPv6 geeks everywhere saying they toldja so Tuesday, February 01, 2011 9:28:14 AM via TweetDeck

RT @alexej_freund: @jameskobielus IRC often used by hackers and bot net owners to control this nets JK--That mean IRC gone to dark side? Tuesday, February 01, 2011 9:10:32 AM via TweetDeck

"What geeky items are on your bucket list?" ( JK--Having any geeky items on yours qualifies you as terminally dweebish. Tuesday, February 01, 2011 9:08:14 AM via TweetDeck

" you build IRC bots" ( JK--Quick show of tweets out there: Anybody still using IRC? Methinks it's moribund Tuesday, February 01, 2011 9:05:22 AM via TweetDeck

"Universal Memory for Smarter Computing" ( JK--Yet another sign that memory is the new storage. Tuesday, February 01, 2011 9:02:38 AM via TweetDeck

"EMC's Greenplum offers 'big data' tools at no charge" ( JK--Article by @chriskanaracus in which I was quoted. Tuesday, February 01, 2011 8:53:32 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: Driftwood by Travis from Singles JK--Photo of Dougie Payne in Spike Williams' Facebook ( Tuesday, February 01, 2011 8:40:31 AM via TweetDeck

Also interviewed by Justin Kern of Information Management about that very same EMC Greenplum announcement. Tuesday, February 01, 2011 8:33:54 AM via TweetDeck

Interviewed by Chris Kanaracus of IDG about the EMC Greenplum free Community Edition announcement. Tuesday, February 01, 2011 8:32:32 AM via TweetDeck

Apparently, Egypt's ruler feels they can get along just fine without a modern connected economy. Monday, January 31, 2011 6:22:13 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: That's Entertainment by The Jam from Sound Affects JK--Hard-strumming caustic childhood memory song. Early 80s gem. Monday, January 31, 2011 6:17:35 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: Back Like 8 Track by The Go! Team JK--Scary song title. Reminds of butchers who cut "I Am The Walrus" between tracks Monday, January 31, 2011 6:13:29 PM via TweetDeck

"Fewest Tech Layoffs in 10 Years" ( JK--Curb your enthusiasm. The beatings will continue until morale improves. Monday, January 31, 2011 6:10:14 PM via TweetDeck

This was one packed day of customer inquiries. And a reporter inquiry thrown in. Plus work on research. And, oh, lunch too, jammed in there Monday, January 31, 2011 6:04:15 PM via TweetDeck

"Oracle data modeler tool gets collaborative" ( JK--Any integration of predictive modeling in this version? Monday, January 31, 2011 6:01:24 PM via TweetDeck

I heard about touchscreen-friendly gloves. What I need are touchscreen-friendly hands: less stubby, less greasy, less nervous. Monday, January 31, 2011 5:59:29 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: Stone Free by Jimi Hendrix from Experience Hendrix JK--Move over, rover, and let Jimi take over! Monday, January 31, 2011 5:56:23 PM via TweetDeck

Now I know I'm getting lazy as I age. I tweeted "iconic" twice today. Either that, or I'm converting to orthodox. Monday, January 31, 2011 5:54:36 PM via TweetDeck

"Database gurus tackle cloud challenges at MIT" ( JK--Focuses on NimbusDB and new DB lingo: "chorus" "atoms""coteries" Monday, January 31, 2011 5:52:32 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Hong Kong Garden by Siouxsie & the Banshees from Scream JK--Punk classic. Slightly racist. But good song. Monday, January 31, 2011 5:48:04 PM via TweetDeck

"The tortured tale of Rep. Kucinich & his olive pit" ( JK--Dentist Kucinich & his open-mouth policy. Too much info! Monday, January 31, 2011 5:45:51 PM via TweetDeck

"Oracle to release finance data warehouse" ( JK--Not an Exadata Intelligence Warehouse edition? Why not? Monday, January 31, 2011 5:43:45 PM via TweetDeck

"12 Advances In Medical Robotics" ( JK--Titanium-plated healthcare. Apparently, cost containment does not compute. Monday, January 31, 2011 5:41:37 PM via TweetDeck

"11 Elements of Power" ( JK--Advanced students write dissertation on "practical megalomania made easy"! Monday, January 31, 2011 5:37:38 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: When My Baby's Beside Me by Big Star from the album #1 Record JK--Chilton sounds a bit Box Top-py here, vocalwise Monday, January 31, 2011 4:52:04 PM via TweetDeck

Chocolate-covered pretzels. Great mid-afternoon snack. I highly recommend. Brain food! Monday, January 31, 2011 1:50:08 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: InnA­ mA©r syngur vitleysingur by Sigur RA³s from the album 934MeA° suA° A­ eyrum viA° spilum JK--Typogobbledygook Monday, January 31, 2011 12:46:29 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Blue by The Jayhawks from Tomorrow The Green Grass JK--Brand new Jayhawks! Bliss! Monday, January 31, 2011 12:39:35 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Once In A Lifetime by Talking Heads from Stop Making Sense JK--Iconic song from iconic band. Monday, January 31, 2011 12:18:56 PM via TweetDeck

Webinar Thurs this week, 12noon-1pm (EST), "Delivering Flexibility in Data Warehousing." Me #Kalido #Teradata . Reg: Monday, January 31, 2011 11:25:13 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: Take Five by Dave Brubeck from Legacy of a Legend JK--Iconic jazz song. Stands for all urbane postwar American culture. Monday, January 31, 2011 8:02:37 AM via TweetDeck

"China Microblogs Block Chinese Word for 'Egypt'" ( JK--To sustain illusion that only one ancient kingdom matters. Monday, January 31, 2011 8:01:20 AM via TweetDeck

"New Firefox Feature Blocks Behavioral Ads" ( JK--Ads that adapt 2 behavior sorta like eyeballs in paintings followng U Monday, January 31, 2011 7:58:12 AM via TweetDeck

Hall & Oates. I have never bought any of their recordings. But I have never changed the station when they come on the radio. Sunday, January 30, 2011 3:36:13 PM via txt

Miller calls itself the "Champagne of Beers." Is there a "Beer of Champagnes"? Or would the French authorities come down on that toot sweet? Sunday, January 30, 2011 1:06:18 PM via txt

Reasonably warm one today. Lots of melting. Recharging the aquifers. Replenishing the Chesapeake with fresh runoff. Refreshing our heads. Sunday, January 30, 2011 1:02:39 PM via txt

SEO. Social search thru gurusphere. The one-clued analyst rules in the land of the clueless. If only my rivals were clueless I could relax. Sunday, January 30, 2011 10:40:38 AM via txt

Whoever #Forrester #SEO analysts are. Sorry, dont recall off top of head. Can only redirect U to search thru our paywall, aka website. Sunday, January 30, 2011 10:38:28 AM via txt

Cialis commercial 4 E.D. medication. If they ever roll out distaff counterpart, suggest call it AskAlice & get Grace Slick 2 sing jingle. Sunday, January 30, 2011 10:34:10 AM via txt

SEO. Search expert opinions. Seek engaging observations. Strategic enterprise oraculars. Sunday, January 30, 2011 10:26:54 AM via txt

SEO. Social search. Society of gurus. To the extent you sense groupthink among analysts, we are verging on pat-a-cake. Who dishes original? Sunday, January 30, 2011 10:24:41 AM via txt

SEO. Content farms dish & re-dish pat answers. Pat-a-cake pat-a-cake faker spam, copy IP as fast as you can. Put in a dish...for serving me. Sunday, January 30, 2011 10:21:51 AM via txt

SEO. Social search. Guru societies often rely heavily on internal chats to surface answers on tough stuff. We don't dish pat answers. Sunday, January 30, 2011 10:17:42 AM via txt

Yep. Fer sher! Sunday, January 30, 2011 10:15:34 AM via txt

SEO. Analyst biz models simplify search 4 experts & answers on complex topics that don't lend self to simplistic Q&A. Social chats w/ gurus. Sunday, January 30, 2011 10:14:33 AM via txt

SEO. Will Google create Quora-like expertise referral mktplace that monetzes & compensates analyst responses? And protects our IP? Let's see Sunday, January 30, 2011 10:10:13 AM via txt

SEO. Social search. I have never queried knowledgeable friends in soc media 4 specific guidance. Others do me, tho. I refer them to paywall Sunday, January 30, 2011 10:05:36 AM via txt

SEO. For me, the optimal search result is speed to most relevant Wikipedia pages. Google not essential for that. 10:02 AM Jan 30th via txt

SEO. Spamsites direct assault on Google valuation. Keyword monetization depends on hit quality and popular perception thereof. 10:00 AM Jan 30th via txt

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