Friday, April 15, 2011

Aweekstweets April 8-5 2011: the week me & Artie dueted on “Feuilles Oh Do Space Men Pass Dead Souls on Their Way To Moon”

"Hypertext creator sez structure of Web 'completely wrong'" ( JK--Vannevar Bush also issues posthumous rebuke 2 Sir Tim 2 minutes ago via TweetDeck

"All Languages Linked 2 Common Source" ( JK--Phonemic diversity, like genetic, narrowed as mankind migr8d out of Africa 4 minutes ago via TweetDeck

"Solar power without solar cells" ( JK--Still srching 4 nonconductive material 2 induce magnetism from incoherent light 9 minutes ago via TweetDeck

"Oracle: to become "a Community-based Project" ( JK--Excellent. I may start using it now. 17 minutes ago via TweetDeck

"FTP is 40 years old" ( JK--One of Internet's trusty bedrocks. Boring, you might argue. But that's good. Reliable. 19 minutes ago via TweetDeck

RT @CNNLive: Donald Trump has a lot on his mind. ( JK--Wall2wall shag. But what's in his mind is no laffing matter 22 minutes ago via TweetDeck

RT @djkevincole: Happy Joey Ramone Day! ( JK--Should be "Dress & Talk Like Joey Ramone Day." Pirates are lame! 24 minutes ago via TweetDeck

@brianhanley1 For sure. Even better when that same person doesn't consider any of that as sufficient grounds for divorce. 26 minutes ago via TweetDeck in reply to brianhanley1

Biblical proportions. Is there signpost at entrance to Heaven that sez "You must be this many cubits tall 2 be mentioned in The Good Book"? 28 minutes ago via TweetDeck

I'll be at ABPMP Chicago next week. EMC, IBM, & SAP shows in May. Then both Forrester IT Forums. Some consulting & speaking. Little relaxing 33 minutes ago via TweetDeck

I'm proud of myself. Screaming baby at next booth at Panera tonite didn't set my nerves on edge. I had Johnny Rotten screaming in my earbuds 37 minutes ago via TweetDeck

RT @bevelson: great discussion with @jameskobielus @nyuhanna and a large client on #bigdata trends, tech and best practices 44 minutes ago via TweetDeck

CORRECTION: "Titanic Days." Song chokes me up too. about 2 hours ago via txt

Listening 2 Kirsty MacColl "Soho Square" from "Titanic Square." Kirsty fans have indeed dedicated bench in that London location 2 her memory about 2 hours ago via txt

Hell was simple till Dante added those 7 levels. Evil would easier to extinguish if all those middle managers didn't get in the way. about 2 hours ago via txt

Listening to Florence & The Machine "Girl With One Eye" from "Lungs." Feels like should be foundation for one-act play starring Florence. about 2 hours ago via txt

"Soak the rich" makes no sense as a phrase. That implies enhancing their liquidity. You mean "drain the rich." about 3 hours ago via txt

Small thinking on Big Data equates it solely with #Hadoop, analytics, and data. Should broaden focus 2 virtualization, transactions, & media about 3 hours ago via txt

Big Data. Enough enough enough. Need small breather. about 4 hours ago via TweetDeck

Today's been packed. Weekend almost here. One last hour-long call. I am so looking forward to shutting off this computer. about 5 hours ago via TweetDeck

Do you ever wonder why the same repetitive spam from same sender always seems to slip by yer anti-spam filter, but is obvious to yr eyes? about 6 hours ago via TweetDeck

Tweets. They're small tasks that I use to grease the mental transitions between big tasks. about 6 hours ago via TweetDeck

Took inquiry from customer re sizing the "data as a service" market. We don't do formal market sizing. I gave them back-of-envelope ballpark about 7 hours ago via TweetDeck

Interviewed by David Essex of SearchManufacturingERP re BI in supply chain analytics. about 7 hours ago via TweetDeck

Interviewed by Elizabeth Horwitt of Computerworld re sentiment analysis in #CRM and #BI about 7 hours ago via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: Battery Kinzie by Fleet Foxes from the album Helplessness Blues JK--More sterling folk-rock from this Seattle group. about 10 hours ago via TweetDeck

Loyalty programs. In competitiv wars, are merchants going 2 require us 2 take loyalty oaths & render tribute? Is churn tantamount 2 treason? about 11 hours ago via TweetDeck

Comes that time in the morning when you think you've cleaned out your inbox, only to find 2 dozen false-positives in bulk mail folder. about 11 hours ago via TweetDeck

Developing my slides for my webinar with #Panorama on next-gen social self-service #BI about 11 hours ago via TweetDeck

@alyswoodward Too many distractions, that's 4 sure. Our workspaces should just sit there, silent & not fidgeting. Like obedient schoolkids about 11 hours ago via TweetDeck in reply to alyswoodward

Comes the time in the day when I mute my laptop, so I don't have to listen to the "be-boops" of new emails flooding in. Got enough stress. about 12 hours ago via TweetDeck

"Putting on the Brakes: Mankind Nears End of the Age of Speed" ( JK--No one noticed. We've all sped up virtually. about 12 hours ago via TweetDeck

"What’s killing your Wi-Fi? Wrapping your house in tin foil" ( JK--Do a signal coverage test on your walkthru. about 12 hours ago via TweetDeck

If you work at home, neighbors like to think that you can be a watchdog for suspicious activity. You can to a degree. But work consumes you about 12 hours ago via TweetDeck

"Twitter more robust than it may seem" ( JK--And still largely an ad-free zone. How much longer? about 12 hours ago via TweetDeck

Plan to attend #IBM "Big Data" analyst event in Yorktown Heights NY (aptly named "Watson Center") on Wed May 11. about 12 hours ago via TweetDeck

"Battle of Office Candy Jar" ( JK--OK. But I always gravitate to tradeshow booths with Reese's. Babes or no babes about 12 hours ago via TweetDeck

"Thence," "whence," & "hence" are 3 of the handiest words in the English language. We should bring them back into standard US dialect. about 12 hours ago via TweetDeck

"Best Buy to Shrink 'Big Box' Strategy" ( JK--Down to "small box" (mall outlets)? Thence to "no box" (all online)? about 12 hours ago via TweetDeck

"Geeks, functional deviant behavior & evolution" ( JK--Refrain from armchair anthropology, pls. Just call a jerk a jerk about 12 hours ago via TweetDeck

"Nag Screen Hall of Shame" ( JK--Tell my 10-yr-old copy of XP SP1 2 stop telling me its unsupportd. I friggin know that about 13 hours ago via TweetDeck

"Why Does CRM Training Get Short Shrift?" ( JK--Why does training in all apps get short shrift? CRM not singled out. about 13 hours ago via TweetDeck

Arlington Cemetery Scandal. Apparently, there are far more Tombs of the Unknowns than we once believed. about 23 hours ago via txt

Customers often ask 4 TCO calc re data analytics program. Roolathumb: more funct layers in infra = more layers in staffing model = more cost Thursday, April 14, 2011 4:54:09 PM via txt

@decisionstats Do they even have basements in Hollywood? Or, if they do, are outer-space CGI special effects made there? Or at least hosted? Thursday, April 14, 2011 3:24:25 PM via TweetDeck in reply to decisionstats

Relief to find that no matter how finely I slice & dice my mind I still haven't lost it. But I have indeed pulverized it into a pliable pulp Thursday, April 14, 2011 3:21:08 PM via TweetDeck

Just interviewed Binh Tran and Megan Berry from #Klout, who have implemented #Hadoop cluster for influence scoring service. Thursday, April 14, 2011 3:02:32 PM via TweetDeck

Gamification. One of those words that makes me shiver nervously. Feels like instrumenting the social for massive spamscamphishpornification Thursday, April 14, 2011 2:08:31 PM via TweetDeck

"Red Hat Putting Finishing Touches on Cloud App Platform" ( JK--Surprised these guys still haven't acquired open-src DW Thursday, April 14, 2011 2:07:10 PM via TweetDeck

Comes the time of day when I close all the superfluous open windows on my desktop. Breezes blow right thru. Getting a chill. Thursday, April 14, 2011 2:04:42 PM via TweetDeck

@decisionstats Here's a quick scrap of my coffee poems: ARLINGTON COURTHOUSE IMPLOSION Why this low-grad… (cont) Thursday, April 14, 2011 1:15:31 PM via TweetDeck in reply to decisionstats

Got my head into appliances at the moment. I'm co-authoring #Forrester TechRadar with @nyuhanna . Many applications. Not just #EDW Thursday, April 14, 2011 12:06:51 PM via TweetDeck

@decisionstats You've written a coffee poem? I have a "spilled tea on self" poem from several years ago: TRACE… (cont) Thursday, April 14, 2011 11:55:08 AM via TweetDeck in reply to decisionstats

Explained next best action infra to #Forrester consultant today. I'm becoming an internal resource on all such questions/projects. Thursday, April 14, 2011 11:52:29 AM via TweetDeck

Spilled coffee on self. Fortunately, it was cold coffee. Fortunately, spilled on my brown junky pants. Fortunately, it wasn't while on phone Thursday, April 14, 2011 11:50:59 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp I Think I Need a New Heart by Magnetic Fields from i JK--For deeply cynical songwriter, Merritt does peppy quite well Thursday, April 14, 2011 9:52:50 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Fish by Wye Oak from the album Civilian JK--Moody Maryland group worth checking out. Thursday, April 14, 2011 9:35:31 AM via TweetDeck

"Java devs getting OLAP API" ( JK--Open source. Pentaho olap4j. Access Pntho Mondrian, MSFT SSAS, SAP BW, & Jedox Palo Thursday, April 14, 2011 9:23:18 AM via TweetDeck

"Twitter getting rival?" ( JK--Dumb headline. Rival is every other thing you might be doing w/ wee small cracks of time Thursday, April 14, 2011 9:16:24 AM via TweetDeck

Have all my tasks spread out along my desk. Seem to reach clear to the horizon. Thursday, April 14, 2011 8:08:31 AM via TweetDeck

"Microsoft Convergence" ( JK--Microsoft Dynamics has > 350,000 ERP customers abut only 27,000 CRM customers. Thursday, April 14, 2011 7:51:30 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Talking in Your Sleep by The Romantics from In Heat JK--Detroit group's other insanely catchy power-pop hit. Thursday, April 14, 2011 7:39:09 AM via TweetDeck

"Yellowstone Supervolcano Bigger Than Thought" ( JK--And, like Old Faithful, seems due to blow. Every 600K-700K years. Wednesday, April 13, 2011 9:42:37 PM via TweetDeck

"Berners-Lee: Web access is 'human right'" ( JK--Free? Broadband? Mobile? Uncensored? Nice, ill-considered sentiment Wednesday, April 13, 2011 9:32:20 PM via TweetDeck

"'Scrapers' Dig Deep for Data on Web" ( JK--Harvesting low-hanging fruit, sometimes barging into private orchards Wednesday, April 13, 2011 9:27:37 PM via TweetDeck

"DARPA's new telescope could see the aliens on Mars" ( JK--Something tells me DoD's pointing it toward our planet Wednesday, April 13, 2011 9:21:15 PM via TweetDeck

"Priceline founder files patent suits" ( JK--Apparently these guys' negotiating skills overrated ( Wednesday, April 13, 2011 9:13:35 PM via TweetDeck

Prime candidates 4 Big Data anlytcs. Anything unfathomably inscrutably complex. The cosmos. The weather. The genome. The brain. The tax code Wednesday, April 13, 2011 9:07:03 PM via TweetDeck

"Leading app maker said to be planning Twitter competitor" ( JK--And said to be discussing buying TweetDeck. Wednesday, April 13, 2011 8:56:44 PM via TweetDeck

"Sybase Moves Toward Real-Time Calc of Trading Risks" ( JK--Real-time distrib risk mitig is Big Data app par excellence Wednesday, April 13, 2011 8:54:40 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Streets Of Your Town by The Go-Betweens from the album 1978 -1990 JK--Eminently tuneful Australian indie-pop band Wednesday, April 13, 2011 8:50:04 PM via TweetDeck

"Single Sign-On for the Web Has Failed" ( JK--The dream of the 90s is dead in Redmond ( Wednesday, April 13, 2011 8:47:26 PM via TweetDeck

"Facebook Flops: The Social Ntwk's 10 Biggest Mistakes" ( JK--Privacy, security, legal, design, arrogance, & PR issues Wednesday, April 13, 2011 8:43:14 PM via TweetDeck

"Jive Software Buys Data Mining Vendor 4 Social Analytics" ( JK--Proximal Labs. Graph analysis. R-T machine learning Wednesday, April 13, 2011 8:33:03 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp See You Later by Heatmiser from Mic City Sons JK--Unmistakeable voice of late Elliott Smith in mid-90s indie group Wednesday, April 13, 2011 8:29:35 PM via TweetDeck

"Dawn of the Dingus, or the Next Big Tech Rush" ( JK--If this weren't pure blue-sky, I'd have a case of dingus envy Wednesday, April 13, 2011 8:27:29 PM via TweetDeck

"Epsilon: A watershed for an industry under siege" ( JK--Consumer confidence in email service providers is melting down Wednesday, April 13, 2011 8:20:49 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Representing Memphis by Booker T Jones JK--Nice. Booker T of MGs fame + Sharon J (Dap-Kings) + Matt B (The National) Wednesday, April 13, 2011 8:16:10 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Devil's Haircut by Beck from the album Odelay JK--Patterned male badness. Patterned male baldness. Wednesday, April 13, 2011 8:08:37 PM via TweetDeck

"US scientists unveil world's 1st computerized human brain map" ( JK--Talk about Big Data! Human gray matter humongous! Wednesday, April 13, 2011 8:06:44 PM via TweetDeck

Remember when Wired mag was hip, back when Web was young? Now it feels as geriatric as Popular Mechanics. Wednesday, April 13, 2011 5:57:41 PM via txt

US Civil War. Was it fought over states' rights or to perpetrate mass treason in defense of mortal sin? Discuss amongst yourselves. Wednesday, April 13, 2011 5:16:58 PM via txt

I think the latest Paul Simon LP is better than "Graceland." Pretty damn close to his best solo IMHO: "Rhymin' Simon." But cant touch "BoTW" Wednesday, April 13, 2011 4:48:13 PM via txt

Catch me speaking on #Panorama #BI webinar, May 11: "BI 3.0: Social, Relevant, & Self-Service" ( Wednesday, April 13, 2011 2:49:21 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Today Has Been Ok by Emiliana Torrini from Fisherman's Woman JK--Love the wishy-washy diurnal endorsement here Wednesday, April 13, 2011 2:09:23 PM via TweetDeck

New #Forrester doc: "Boost Customer Lifetime Value Through Next Best Actions In Multichannel CRM" ( Wednesday, April 13, 2011 1:20:21 PM via TweetDeck

My #Hadoop case study interviews begin in less than an hour. Wednesday, April 13, 2011 12:04:07 PM via TweetDeck

RT @araffalovich: today's #hadoop deploys meant 2 scale 2 much larger data l8r...acorns now will become mighty oaks @datarush @jameskobielus Wednesday, April 13, 2011 12:03:02 PM via TweetDeck

RT @araffalovich: in reality, majority of #hadoop deployments are clusters of dozens, not thousands, of nodes, observes @jameskobielus Wednesday, April 13, 2011 12:01:42 PM via TweetDeck

RT @araffalovich: Hive as back-end to exadata or teradata an emerging scenario, says @jameskobielus Wednesday, April 13, 2011 12:01:33 PM via TweetDeck

RT @Pervasive: @jameskobielus says #Hadoop inquiries to him are split about 50/50 between vendors and practitioners Wednesday, April 13, 2011 12:01:24 PM via TweetDeck

"Lingering Q's & (Some) A's On SAP, HANA, & In-Mem Apps" ( JK--Cut2chase: OLAP+OLTP in-mem/cloud, pricey, 2-3 yrs out Wednesday, April 13, 2011 11:22:59 AM via TweetDeck

Did customer inquiry on #EDW TCO. Leveraged my #Forrester TEI study model to calculate that + latest pricing intelligence & rules of thumb Wednesday, April 13, 2011 10:28:26 AM via TweetDeck

"The Future of Tablets: Also Unknowable" ( JK--Disagree. Predict adoption S-curve of growth, equilibrium, & decline. Wednesday, April 13, 2011 8:14:44 AM via TweetDeck

Winklevoss Twins. Almost sounds like a made-up name. Are they Winkledee & Winkledum? Wednesday, April 13, 2011 8:12:44 AM via TweetDeck

Listening to New Pornographers "Sing Me Spanish Techno" from "Twin Cinema." I suspect their lyrics are meaningless. But incredibly catchy. Tuesday, April 12, 2011 11:59:29 PM via TweetDeck

Textured analysis of any problem requires Big Data. If reduce world to monochromatic stickfigures speaking cliches, can do back-of-envelope Tuesday, April 12, 2011 11:58:30 PM via TweetDeck

Listening to New Pornographers "The Bleeding Heart Show" from "Twin Cinema." That "hey la hey la" crescendo chorus is unstoppable! Tuesday, April 12, 2011 11:56:01 PM via TweetDeck

Deep historical analysis requires Big Data. Deep real-time event processing require Big Data. Deep futurecasting requires Big Data. Tuesday, April 12, 2011 11:54:28 PM via TweetDeck

What problems can U address best by harnessing massive data? Any scientific, engineering, or biz problem requiring deep statistical analysis Tuesday, April 12, 2011 11:50:02 PM via TweetDeck

#Forrester report: "Massive But Agile: Best Practices For Scaling The Next-Generation EDW" ( Tuesday, April 12, 2011 11:44:08 PM via TweetDeck

Big Data. I still think in terms of "massive but agile" #EDW. Without agile analytics, massive scale is a burden. Big Burdensome Data. Tuesday, April 12, 2011 11:42:46 PM via TweetDeck

Today I felt like I was floating inside my own body. Not sure if that's a good or bad thing. Tuesday, April 12, 2011 11:37:33 PM via TweetDeck

My biz travel itinerary (so far) for next 8 weeks: Chicago, Seattle, Vegas, New York, Orlando, Vegas, Barcelona. Then vacation. Tuesday, April 12, 2011 11:36:12 PM via TweetDeck

"7 dirty consultant tricks" ( JK--In fairness, describes how clients f*** up too--eg, imagine consultants work miracles Tuesday, April 12, 2011 11:20:13 PM via TweetDeck

As my brothers will undoubtedly attest, I was indoctrinated subliminally into the Pere Ubu cult in my Ann Arbor years. Tuesday, April 12, 2011 10:26:12 PM via TweetDeck

Notice this Twitter photo of me in my room at South Quad in U-Mich Ann Arbor. I undoubtedly had Pere Ubu "Humor Me" on my mind right then. Tuesday, April 12, 2011 10:22:17 PM via TweetDeck

Listening to Pere Ubu "Humor Me" from "The Modern Dance" ( "It was the ballistics mon. No, that was fate" Tuesday, April 12, 2011 10:20:37 PM via TweetDeck

Listening to Pere Ubu "Petrified" from "Song of the Bailing Man" ( David's solo poetic voice is quite transparent. Tuesday, April 12, 2011 10:14:37 PM via TweetDeck

That solo Garfunkel was flip side of the great "I Shall Sing," a Van Morrison composition. Tuesday, April 12, 2011 9:54:24 PM via TweetDeck

Check out Garfunkel "Feuilles Oh Do Space Men Pass Dead Souls on Their Way To Moon" ( 1971. I have 45rpm vinyl Tuesday, April 12, 2011 9:52:23 PM via TweetDeck

Check out post-Tom&Jerry pre-S&G solo Art Garfunkel (going by "Artie Garr") doing "Dream Alone" ( Tuesday, April 12, 2011 9:50:25 PM via TweetDeck

Check out post-Tom&Jerry pre-S&G solo Paul Simon (going by "Jerry Landis") doing "Flame" ( Very Anka. Very good Tuesday, April 12, 2011 9:46:34 PM via TweetDeck

SOFT SERVE SHAKE AND SLUSH//headache hemorrhage of the ice cream variety who's not to say...strategic capillar… (cont) Tuesday, April 12, 2011 8:46:35 PM via TweetDeck

I do luvs me that Triple Chocolate Truffle shake sample. Thank U Bally. I will have to post my 1995 poem "Soft Serve Shake & Slush." L8r Tuesday, April 12, 2011 5:41:34 PM via txt

I love my Mounds bar. They didn't pay me to tweet this. Tuesday, April 12, 2011 3:41:12 PM via TweetDeck

Getting business analytics solution/strategy update from #IBM. Also w/ #Forrester colleague @bevelson Tuesday, April 12, 2011 2:09:03 PM via TweetDeck

Interviewed by Alan Earls of SearchBusinessAnalytics on BI best practices for SMBs Tuesday, April 12, 2011 11:22:22 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Casimir Pulaski Day by Sufjan Stevens from Come On Feel The Illinoise! JK--Absolutely heartbreaking ballad. Perfect. Tuesday, April 12, 2011 10:07:18 AM via TweetDeck

My #Forrester colleagues who cover storage market tell me SSDs not coming down much in price at the moment. Why is that? Tuesday, April 12, 2011 9:33:26 AM via TweetDeck

20 years ago, pp 41-3 (, NREN rsch focused on multimedia apps, distrib computing, interactive visualization, telemetry Tuesday, April 12, 2011 9:07:53 AM via TweetDeck

20 yrs ago. Big Internet testbed network. P. 26 ( "4 major Internet apps—e-mail, file transfer, remote login, & news" Tuesday, April 12, 2011 9:02:35 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Lithium by Nirvana from Nevermind JK--Nothing suggests nirvana less than Kurt Cobain's voice & songs. Tuesday, April 12, 2011 8:42:09 AM via TweetDeck

Back to rain and gloom. Well, not in this room. Nice not to have a window sometimes. Tuesday, April 12, 2011 8:34:35 AM via TweetDeck

"Cloudera ups the ante on open-source Hadoop" ( JK--New distro deepens its enterprise-grade functionality. Tuesday, April 12, 2011 8:32:47 AM via TweetDeck

RT @Tyrberg: Hadoop is Many Things Including the Ideal ETL Tool for Big Data Analytics #bigdata #analytics Tuesday, April 12, 2011 8:30:20 AM via TweetDeck

The .ly TLD. Now I'm worried. Has Gadhafi planted moles in every adverb in the English language? Should we speak softly. I did it Tuesday, April 12, 2011 8:10:31 AM via TweetDeck

"Data centers: Make mine modular" ( JK--They're not buildings. They're machines masquerading as buildings. Get over it. Tuesday, April 12, 2011 8:03:45 AM via TweetDeck

"Larry Page's first blunder" ( JK--Just as Bing is MSFT's Google envy, FB's social is the Google's Great White Whale. Tuesday, April 12, 2011 7:58:47 AM via TweetDeck

"Smartfones, Social Nets Remake Knowledg Mgt" ( JK--Or render KM terminally quaint. U dont manage knowledge. U surf it Tuesday, April 12, 2011 7:55:19 AM via TweetDeck

Categorically refuse to follow any Twitterer whose latest tweet is "We accept major credit cards." Tuesday, April 12, 2011 7:51:00 AM via TweetDeck

Make your data small while you're making it big. Consolidate it. Deduplicate it. Compress it. Archive, purge, & summarize it. Crunch it. Monday, April 11, 2011 10:25:06 PM via TweetDeck

Customer inquired today about SMB predictive analytics that won't cost arm & leg. Pointed them to self-svc BI tools w/ embedded pred anlytc Monday, April 11, 2011 10:22:40 PM via TweetDeck

spolsky The English Stack Exchange is full of wonderfully overkill answers Monday, April 11, 2011 9:48:20 PM via Tweet Button Retweeted by you

RT @SteveMartinToGo: Working on new stand-up act with just swearing, no jokes. Feels right. Monday, April 11, 2011 10:15:20 PM via TweetDeck

I love today's premature summer-like heat. Wore my shortsleeve shirt to the shopping center. Windows open. Just love it. Monday, April 11, 2011 10:13:48 PM via TweetDeck

"Sorting algorithms as dance" ( JK--This is freakin' beautiful. I also want to see network protocols as choreography. Monday, April 11, 2011 10:00:31 PM via TweetDeck

"Forget space travel: it's just a dream" ( JK--Unless you harvest energy & gravitational acceleration along the way Monday, April 11, 2011 9:51:29 PM via TweetDeck

"Social Intelligence: Defined for the Enterprise" ( JK--Not bad. I slice it a bit differently. But not bad. Monday, April 11, 2011 9:23:17 PM via TweetDeck

"Microsoft Could Lose More Than Consumer Market To Tablets" ( JK--Holy Moses! Redmond cashcow drowning in da Nile. Monday, April 11, 2011 9:17:23 PM via TweetDeck

"VA atty genl says guns in churches are OK if 4 self-defense" ( JK--If U need one, you're in the wrong church. Monday, April 11, 2011 9:14:09 PM via TweetDeck

Bob Dylan in old age is more than ever a blues musician. Paul Simon is more than ever a reggae artist. In their essential grooves. Monday, April 11, 2011 9:01:44 PM via TweetDeck

New LPs on my shortlist: Paul Simon, Peter Bjorn & John, Panda Bear, TV on the Radio, Radiohead, Fleet Foxes, Feelies. So much fresh stuff. Monday, April 11, 2011 8:58:35 PM via TweetDeck

Internet2 accomplishments ( 1: 100G-E. 2: IPv4/IPv6 w/multicast. 3: Int-dom Dyn Ckt Pro… (cont) Monday, April 11, 2011 8:52:47 PM via TweetDeck

Listening to Sleigh Bells "A/B Machines" from "Treats." "Got my A machines on the table, got my B machines in the drawer" x infinite repeat Monday, April 11, 2011 8:40:46 PM via TweetDeck

"Internet2 turns 15. Has it delivered on its promise?" ( JK--Why are they not active in cloud computing development? Monday, April 11, 2011 8:39:56 PM via TweetDeck

"Microsoft putting ERP in the Azure cloud" ( JK--But partner-reliant for verticalization & customization. Monday, April 11, 2011 8:26:37 PM via TweetDeck

"IBM Takes Half Step Toward BPM Integration" ( JK--WS Lombardi & Proc Srvr now have shared process repos & admin i/f Monday, April 11, 2011 8:22:54 PM via TweetDeck

With sadness I hear the news that a tornado has hit Merrill, Wisconsin. My prayers go out to the people of that pleasant city up north. Monday, April 11, 2011 7:01:21 PM via txt

Fresh signs that #EDW appliance prices declining. More deals being done in low $10K/TB range. Monday, April 11, 2011 6:35:13 PM via txt

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Second Chance by Peter Bjorn and John from Gimme Some JK--Their latest LP is my favorite so far. Awesome hooks! Monday, April 11, 2011 4:17:09 PM via TweetDeck

"Six Apple Stores to Visit Before You Die" ( JK--My bucket list is Apple stores in Lourdes & Fatima. Monday, April 11, 2011 12:54:49 PM via TweetDeck

"Authorized hagiography of Apple's Steve Jobs due in 2012" ( JK--Already resembles clergy. Canonization awaits miracle. Monday, April 11, 2011 12:51:55 PM via TweetDeck

@lhillenbrand Linden: understood. Can you provide your email so I can send the scoping doc that you can use to get those approvals? Monday, April 11, 2011 12:44:44 PM via TweetDeck in reply to lhillenbrand

"EMC Isilon Delivers Breakthrough Performance for Big Data" ( JK--Big Storage: the bedrock of Big Data Monday, April 11, 2011 12:42:22 PM via TweetDeck

"Miserably bad advice about email" ( JK--Right. Assume your ID being impersonated. Mine is being. Distrust all email. Monday, April 11, 2011 12:37:58 PM via TweetDeck

Sweet sweet sweet sweet mangoes. Good for digestion too!! Monday, April 11, 2011 12:31:50 PM via TweetDeck

At a certain point in analyst maturity curve, you evolve into something resembling a free-floating pundit without portfolio. Guru factotum Monday, April 11, 2011 12:09:13 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Again Today by The Feelies from the album Here Before JK--Just shows to go you: 50-somethings younger than we seem Monday, April 11, 2011 10:49:32 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Keep Your Heart by TV On The Radio from Nine Types Of Light JK--New one. Nice. Kind of Celtic feel. Monday, April 11, 2011 10:22:18 AM via TweetDeck

Chatting with Ann Winblad of Hummer Winblad. Plan to get an update from #Hadoop pure-play Karmasphere. Last time was Aug 2010. Eons ago! Monday, April 11, 2011 10:08:42 AM via TweetDeck

Yes, I cover "event data management." No, I don't cover managing data for events such as b-day parties & bar mitzvahs. Thanks but no thanx. Monday, April 11, 2011 9:16:38 AM via TweetDeck

"Smarter Data Transfers: Point & Paste" ( JK--Tap content on one device. Tap screen on other. Instant tactile transfer. Monday, April 11, 2011 9:00:04 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Odessa (Junior Boys Mix) by Caribou from the album Swim Remixes JK--Totally cool. Jr Boys slim the mix. Make it dance Monday, April 11, 2011 8:52:05 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Tears for Affairs by Camera Obscura from Let's Get Out of This Country JK--One of greatest romantic pop groups ever! Monday, April 11, 2011 8:22:39 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp When You Know by The Feelies from the album Here Before JK--Wow. New one. Great one....from veteran indie group. Monday, April 11, 2011 8:15:56 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp It's A Man's Man's Man's World by James Brown from 20 All Time Greatest JK--JB nails Otis-like soul-baring ballad! Monday, April 11, 2011 8:13:30 AM via TweetDeck

On one level, I agree with my customer's cynicism that "Big Data" just rehash of older stuff. But it focuses us on scalability imperative Monday, April 11, 2011 8:08:44 AM via TweetDeck

Customer asked me who's doing "smart" stuff in "Big Data." I pointed them to #Hadoop community...for starters. Lotsa smart folks everywhere. Monday, April 11, 2011 8:04:31 AM via TweetDeck

Early morning customer inquiry on "Big Data." Glad that's behind me. Now on to Big Caffeine. Monday, April 11, 2011 8:02:30 AM via TweetDeck

"Big Data." If you replace the "Big" with "Scalable" & the "Data" with "Analytics," it means the same thing. More syllables, though. Monday, April 11, 2011 7:30:42 AM via TweetDeck

Listened to the new Paul Simon LP, "So Beautiful or So What" on NPR. Great album. One of his best. He's almost 70. Still sounds young. Sunday, April 10, 2011 10:06:38 PM via TweetDeck

Reading piled-up back issues of "Prevention" mag. Sorta like Reader's Digest for hypochondriacs. I'm not. Targeted at women. Sunday, April 10, 2011 9:33:10 PM via TweetDeck

Listening to Panda Bear's new LP, "Tomboy," in its entirety. Richly processed vocals. Intensively arpeggiated melodies. Deep deep reverb. Sunday, April 10, 2011 9:01:29 PM via TweetDeck

Listening to Paul Simon "The Afterlife" from his new LP "So Beautiful or So What." Lovely little shuffle reminiscent of "Graceland." Sunday, April 10, 2011 8:37:15 PM via TweetDeck

Who will I piss off today? People in my personal life who don't want 2 C work tweets? People in my prof life who don't want the personal? Sunday, April 10, 2011 7:56:25 PM via TweetDeck

Fuzzy Logix Unveils NVIDIA GPU-Based Analytics Appliance "The Tanay ZXnW Series" ( JK--Algorithmic co-processor Sunday, April 10, 2011 7:54:38 PM via TweetDeck

When will President of United States use #BI? When will Congress? When will the Supreme Court? Is governing by analytics a dumb idea? Sunday, April 10, 2011 7:41:48 PM via TweetDeck

"David Cassidy, Danny Bonaduce play Partridge song" ( JK--Why were these guys not in 1st round R&R HoFame inductees? Sunday, April 10, 2011 4:51:15 PM via TweetDeck

"Wot If America'd Beaten Soviets into Space?" ( JK--Wot if KC'd beaten GB in Super Bowl 1? World woulda been different Sunday, April 10, 2011 4:45:00 PM via TweetDeck

"Tweet If U See Osama" ( JK--Thanks a lot. We need more sensationalistic inflammatory false alarms. Helps preparedness Sunday, April 10, 2011 4:37:28 PM via TweetDeck

RIP Sidney Lumet. Made many great films. Also one of the finest directors of live dramatic plays during TV's 1950s Golden Years. Sunday, April 10, 2011 3:20:14 PM via txt

Hassle-free environment. That keeps me coming back to an establishment. Don't give me a hard time over simple stuff. Respect me. Sunday, April 10, 2011 1:10:06 PM via txt

Not so important that recall everyone identity on 1st glance, but that have protocol 4 id x-change wen do meet. It's literally the handshake Sunday, April 10, 2011 10:48:32 AM via txt

Logos. Always fun to watch brands duke it out in the battlefield of symbolic suasion. Hatted Quaker Oats "Friend " in new social Society of. Sunday, April 10, 2011 10:20:35 AM via txt

Social graphs. Every one one of us is superposition of multiple graphs. Human touch collapses infinite propensity field down to single event Sunday, April 10, 2011 10:15:07 AM via txt

Social graphs. At some point, they become more personal than social, as our connectdness status sez tons about our inner state. Crowd lonely Sunday, April 10, 2011 10:11:46 AM via txt

Social graphs. At some point, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, & others should let us view relationships in ntwk diagrams, not in dull alphlists Sunday, April 10, 2011 10:07:35 AM via txt

Social graphs. At some point, Hollywood needs 2 graphically overlay relationshp status on screen, 2 jazz those boring typedtextchat sessions Sunday, April 10, 2011 10:03:56 AM via txt

Another cool overcast morning. Could seriously use a jolt of Spring sunshine and color about now. Sunday, April 10, 2011 9:56:33 AM via txt

Curious what Emily Dickinson's prose looked like? Check out this letter she wrote to cousins ( Simple graceful powerful Sunday, April 10, 2011 9:25:14 AM via Tweet Button

One of the nice things about going downtown DC is that printed Onion still there. Humor, of course, plus great music & entertainment section Sunday, April 10, 2011 9:21:16 AM via TweetDeck

Note to self: read some of this late David Foster Wallace guy's stuff to see if it actually lives up to all the "genius" hype. Sunday, April 10, 2011 8:52:34 AM via TweetDeck

"Knowing What Isn't So" ( JK--Read great explanation for the ridiculous longrunning overrrating of "Mona Lisa" Sunday, April 10, 2011 8:48:44 AM via TweetDeck

What were we talking about? Virtualization? Almost forgot: I blogged on topic mid last decade. Still my core thinking: Sunday, April 10, 2011 8:11:55 AM via TweetDeck

"Something I need to get off my chest." Odd phrase. It's not that anything external pressing down on it. It's that U're clutching internally Sunday, April 10, 2011 8:01:58 AM via TweetDeck

@ratzesberger Thanks. Please DM me your contact info so my research associate can follow-up to set up call. Sunday, April 10, 2011 7:57:29 AM via TweetDeck in reply to ratzesberger

The more crazy distracted the online universe grows, the more critical it is that each of us not get distracted from prime imperative: fun Sunday, April 10, 2011 7:55:30 AM via TweetDeck

"What happens if you get sucked out of a plane?" ( JK--Hopefully, I'll get refund on ticket & free miles 4 my trouble Sunday, April 10, 2011 7:51:57 AM via TweetDeck

Foodie. Funny name 4 wot used 2 B called gourmet epicurean or gastronome. I like yoga. Am I a yogi? Must I be smarter than average tweeter? Sunday, April 10, 2011 7:47:15 AM via TweetDeck

I love scrolling through the friend list of FB friends who have thousands of friends...test my recognition of names & faces...just because. Sunday, April 10, 2011 7:35:40 AM via TweetDeck

Facebook is humbling. It shows you're just a name and a face..among billions..and by no means the one that jumps out of the crowd..if any do Sunday, April 10, 2011 7:32:49 AM via TweetDeck

Had splendid conversation about virtualization, inasmuch as several of us are in IT. Rare dinner party where I'm not surrounded by teachers Sunday, April 10, 2011 7:21:57 AM via TweetDeck

Neal at the dinner party has a Sharepoint consulting practice. But he says many such "Sharepoint" projects veer into data warehousing. Sunday, April 10, 2011 7:20:48 AM via TweetDeck

Talked deep tech on my own street, which is unprecedented. Saturday, April 09, 2011 11:09:51 PM via txt

I also tweeted today unprompted about Rick Santorum, about whom I couldn't care less. Saturday, April 09, 2011 8:01:49 PM via txt

I fondly recall not caring about Charles-Di nuptials 30 years ago & I am sure my lookback on Wills-Kate will be infused with like sentiment Saturday, April 09, 2011 6:31:05 PM via txt

Getting ready for dinner at Donna & Garry's across the street. Egidia baking the brownies. Man, I wanna have dessert before the entree. Saturday, April 09, 2011 6:20:38 PM via TweetDeck

caalie "The trouble with quotes on the internet is that you never know if they are genuine" - Abraham Lincoln Thursday, April 07, 2011 7:46:32 PM via web Retweeted by you

Apparently, I'm sending myself spam now. At least the spambot could do me the favor of writing cool original poetry in my name. Saturday, April 09, 2011 5:55:54 PM via TweetDeck

Best not to conceptualize it as "stress." Best to treat them as "stresses." The more concrete, the easier to isolate and manage. Saturday, April 09, 2011 1:41:43 PM via txt

Grohl is mature & well-adjusted. After Cobain died, chilled in Ireland, visited Mom bak home, refused easy $, turned 2 future, went own way Saturday, April 09, 2011 12:52:19 PM via txt

Dave Grohl mentioned in today's WashPost acquiring his drumming chops in defunct 80s club "off Duke Street." Local boy. Near Bishop Ireton? Saturday, April 09, 2011 12:45:00 PM via txt

Phylicia Rashad has had the most substantial post-"Cosby" acting career of all the regulars. Raven-Symone the most televised. Saturday, April 09, 2011 12:41:27 PM via txt

Hence this is the sesquicentennial of secession. Saturday, April 09, 2011 12:38:15 PM via txt

Civil War started...shooting war over secession...150 years South Carolina. Saturday, April 09, 2011 12:37:11 PM via txt

Santorum, Gingrich, Bachmann, & Trump. In descending order of popularity for 2012 GOP nom in SC poll. Palin, Romney, & Hucabee not listed. Saturday, April 09, 2011 12:35:27 PM via txt

Infomercial on wealth w/o risk. Brunette Stefanie Schaeffer listed as attorney at law. Don't doubt. No doubt was chosen for moviestar beauty Saturday, April 09, 2011 12:31:00 PM via txt

Infomercial on Wealth Without Risk Success Stories. Panel starring Glenn Beck lookalike & pretty young blonde woman w/ample exposed cleavage Saturday, April 09, 2011 12:25:31 PM via txt

Money mag cover "How 2 Get to $1 Million." Income, saving, investment, time, patience, luck, pluck, discipline, will, skill, no magic pill. Saturday, April 09, 2011 12:21:48 PM via txt

Govt averts shutdown. Hard choices must be made. But brinkmanship frays the public's patience with all incumbents. With both sides of aisle. 12:02 PM Apr 9th via txt

Overcast, cool, & calm in DC. We went downtown but skirted the Cherry Blossom Festival crush. Went to Capitol Hill SE. Optometrist. 11:56 AM Apr 9th via txt

I love the Onion News Network on IFC. Plays just like the Onion online and paper. 10:11 PM Apr 8th via txt

@mddailydeals Did prehistoric humans call it "leg lag," back before they invented boats? 9:18 PM Apr 8th via TweetDeck in reply to mddailydeals

Anti-spam tools. Would they be more effective if they simply used spell-checking? Much spam signals itself through sloppy spelling. 9:17 PM Apr 8th via TweetDeck

"Star falls into black hole" ( JK--Enough with the Charlie Sheen news, fer cryin' out loud! 8:32 PM Apr 8th via TweetDeck

Scientific Amer cover "Quantum Gaps in Big Bang Theory." Physics is the new metaphysics. Debate how many angel strings on singularity pin 6:54 PM Apr 8th via txt

Forbes cover story "The Face of China Inc." Just goes to show the 90s are back. Invoking latent racist economic nationalism. Japan's big cuz 6:47 PM Apr 8th via txt

Feds working on colorless system for terror alerts. Also working on odorless and tasteless systems. 5:01 PM Apr 8th via txt