Saturday, March 26, 2011

Stuff I love as much as Lee Pender hates Twitter March 21-25 2011

For HP Alum, A Vision Problem

QPR Software add SAP specific version to ProcessAnalyzer

ICANN Approves .xxx Top-level Domain

Microsoft Foils Botnet; New Internet Sheriff?

Can the New York Times Paywall Work?

Rule to Enable Medicaid Data Mining for Fraud

Cloud Becoming A Major Disaster Recovery Strategy

New 'Evercookies' Persist in Hiding

Cloud storage a steep climb

Elgan: Why Digg failed

HP Poised To Capitalize On Apple, Amazon Lessons

Google to add offline storage to Apps by year end

SAP plans cloud version of HANA appliance

Massive data volumes making Hadoop hot

Scientists work toward 'forever' storage

Microsoft, Feds Deep-Six Rustock Botnet

CEO showdown: Apotheker vs. Ellison vs. Palmisano

Large data sets offer insights, require a tiered storage

Verizon, SAP team to deliver CRM CaaS

NetSuite's CEO cashes in on cloud mania

HP and Cloud Computing: A Polygamous Marriage

.XXX Domain Approved: Now Begins The Era Of Meaningless TLDs

Court: tagging Facebook photos without permission is okay

Facebook to buy mobile tool maker Snaptu

Web Marketing's Perfect M&A Storm

Power in the Blink of an Eye

Nokia Siemens Networks Improves Network Efficiency with Liquid Radio

DARPA Expands Robotics Program

Enterprise architecture's quest for its proper identity

5 Reasons Why I Hate Twitter

How Microsoft lost the tablet war

Attensity Releases New Text Analytics Solution for the Telecom Industry

For HP Alum, A Vision Problem

SIEM Market To Double By 2015, Report Says

Social Business Intelligence - What Is It, and Do You Need It?

IBM to acquire facilities management software company

Apotheker's HP: Sunny With the Promise of Clouds

Waiting for HP's Other Shoe to Drop

Revolution, IBM Netezza Partner on Analytics Appliance

Darryl K. Taft: Patent Pioneer: IBM's 100 Years of High-Tech Innovations

Couchbase Delivers NoSQL Server Under New Advisory Board

40 Vendors We're Watching in 2011

Stories vs. Statistics for BI

End of the Line for Microsoft Zune HD?

IBM Unveils New Pre-Engineered Technology Services Model

SAP Launches Next-Generation GRC, Enabling Unified View and Greater Control Over Risk

IBM Acquisition Extends Company's 'Smarter Building' Initiative

Novell Delivers Business Service Management Solution In Support of SAP® ITSM Application


Dell reveals its storage roadmap, acquisition integration plans

Experts see wide use of flash-hard disk hybrids by 2016

Spectra Logic deploys data verification feature

Semantic Web: Tools you can use

SAP takes on IBM, Oracle with new GRC suite

Unisys unveils cloud mangagement services


Retroactive Data Quality

Oracle Integrates Crowdsourcing Into CRM

Data miner uncovers the real difference between Microsoft and Google

Tablets Overshadow Smartphones

Oracle Ditches Intel Itanium

McAfee To Acquire Database Security Vendor Sentrigo

Oracle Stops All SW Development for Intel Itanium Microprocessor

Software Licensing: There's Gotta Be A Better Way

Executives Flock To LinkedIn

HP 'shocked' by Oracle's Itanium decision

Oracle and IBM find solidarity in Java

Tokutek boosts MySQL scalability for big data applications

SOA is alive and well, Forrester says

Oracle Drops Itanium Support, Intel Soldiers On

Oracle's Move To End Itanium Support May Hurt HP

The Friction-Free Future of E-Commerce 3.0
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The New Face of the Interface

What will the 2011 Census tell us?

Google Books Settlement Rejected

Evan Koblentz: Jean Bartik, last of the original ENIAC programmers, 86

Oracle stops developing software for Intel's Itanium chips

CRM: Avoid 3 user identity mistakes

Tech Insight: HTTPS Is Evil

Cloud-based BI is a game-changer





Reaching the Untapped CRM Market: Talk About Problems, Not Apps

MongoDB 1.8 Adds Journaling

Burned by Daily Deals, Retailers Get Savvy

IBM introduces social media analytics

Big data to drive a surveillance society

Wherever You Go, Relevant Content Follows

Business Intelligence Goes Mainstream At info360

New 'Evercookies' Persist in Hiding

Yahoo working on Hadoop MapReduce 2

Big Data Keynote Focuses on Analyzing Geolocational Data for Insights

Social Software Is Not Enough

HP, Oracle, Intel Tussle Over Itanium

Data Slang

15 Biggest Fails for Techies Who Bought the Wrong Gear Too Early

Big data to drive a surveillance society


Oracle's Sun purchase: Grading the results so far

Data Mining: How Companies Now Know Everything About You

Advanced Techniques for Targeted Advertisements Across IP Networks to Auction at ICAP Ocean Tomo's Spring 2011 Live IP Auction March 31st in New York

Lots of "people" you interact with online are sockpuppets

Open Source Foundations vs. Corporate-Run Projects

HP's New CEO: 10 Things You Didn't Know About Leo

Facebook Lets Users Put Questions in a Bottle

Apotheker Outlines a New Connectivity Strategy for HP

Aweekstweets March 19-26 2011: the week I registered my opinions of Russell Brand & Lamb Chop

Beautiful movie stars. You've met people as or more beautiful in your real life. But their faces are not communal experiences of humanity. 12 minutes ago via TweetDeck

Ever notice how people don't march in the streets anywhere demanding less democracy & more dictatorship? 32 minutes ago via TweetDeck

I'm of "I find Russell Brand annoying at best obnoxious at worst" school. Yes, I caught one of his bawdy bits on BBC. Conventionally naughty about 13 hours ago via txt

Listening to Cat Power "Free" from "You Are Free." I am free. In my neck of the woods, we like to call it "weekend." about 14 hours ago via txt

This winter produced a bumper crop of fallen branches on the fairly arboreal Kobielus homestead. I will pick them with the spring cleaning. about 15 hours ago via txt

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: The Gift of Sight by Mclusky from Mcluskyism JK--Actually, the gift of deafness. These dudes need 2 tone it down about 16 hours ago via TweetDeck

#CRM avatar-based handling of customer conversational interactions at the first level of support. I propose sockpuppets instead of avatars. about 16 hours ago via TweetDeck

Interviewed by freelance IT writer Jeff Kelly re Hadoop. By "interviewed," I mean quick e-mail back/forth with me defining key advantages. about 16 hours ago via TweetDeck

"Lotsa "people" U interact with online R sockpuppets" ( JK--Yeah, but few as cute as Lamb Chop ( about 16 hours ago via TweetDeck

@RforBusiness Good question. I haven't done the quantitative primary research needed to answer that question re that vertical. about 16 hours ago via TweetDeck in reply to RforBusiness

"40 Vendors We're Watching in 2011" ( JK--I've been briefed by 26 of them. Most of the others not in my coverage areas about 16 hours ago via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Ghost of Stephen Foster by Squirrel Nut Zippers JK--Great lyric: "Camptown ladies never sang all the doodah day" about 16 hours ago via TweetDeck

Did inquiry with large financial institution on real-time analytics inline to processes to detect & interdict fraud. I laid out architecture about 17 hours ago via TweetDeck

I love when customers throw a seeming tangent at me in an inquiry and I can hit it out of the park...with research at my fingertips. about 17 hours ago via TweetDeck

Did inquiry with insurance companies on stat analysis tools, predictive modeling, open-source (R), SAS, #Exadata...worked me on all barrels about 17 hours ago via TweetDeck

"Data Mining: How Companies Know Everything About You" ( JK--Doubt it. Do they know how many fingers I'm holding up? about 18 hours ago via TweetDeck

Distinguished analyst. The best sort of distinction is when people cite and retweet you. When your most distinguishing feature is insight. about 18 hours ago via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: Breed by Nirvana from the album Nevermind JK--Great galloping grunge. about 18 hours ago via TweetDeck

I love enterprise practitioner inquiries. Force me to confront analyst herdthink head-on. Are we all talking stuff that nobody cares about? about 19 hours ago via TweetDeck

I'm loving variety of my #CRM nxt bst action case studies. Some use predictive models, others no. Some update biz rules often, others seldom about 19 hours ago via TweetDeck

Tangent re "yer" and 70s rock. "D'yer maker." Jer-maker. Jamaica. Ever notice that Led Zeppelin adapted reggae to rock long before Police? about 19 hours ago via TweetDeck

Every time I abbreviate "your" to "yer" or "yr" in Twitter I chuckle. I first saw that in Creem mag, early 70s. Stoner patois. Lester Bangs about 19 hours ago via TweetDeck

Asking for "business-oriented" discussion of predictive analytics? Yer biz users care far more about stat tools than U realize. Indulge them about 19 hours ago via TweetDeck

Nick Offerman. He's to "Parks & Recreation" what Ted Danson was to "Cheers." A reliably self-deluded macho lead male ensemble anchor. about 19 hours ago via TweetDeck

Innovation. Institutionalized goofing-off. See last night's "Parks & Recreation." I've never seen a more astute TV treatment of the topic. about 19 hours ago via TweetDeck

Innovation. It's institutionalized goofing-off within an institutionalized sandbox that may and perhaps should hold your whole organization about 19 hours ago via TweetDeck

Innovation. It's trying new stuff. Some of it sticks. What sticks can't always B predicted. Indeed, if it could, others woulda beat U 2 it. about 19 hours ago via TweetDeck

"Big data to drive a surveillance society" ( JK--Fire that headline writer. Forgot to insert mandatory Big Brother ref. about 19 hours ago via TweetDeck

"15 Biggest Fails for Techies Who Bought the Wrong Gear Too Early" ( JK--Early birds catch the occasional bad worm. about 19 hours ago via TweetDeck

"Data Slang" ( JK--I use "munge" all the time. When incorporated into product architecture, I refer to it as "mashup" about 19 hours ago via TweetDeck

K-2. Second highest mountain in world. Recommend renaming tallest peak "E-1." Bingo-style summit nomenclature. about 19 hours ago via TweetDeck

Funny the psychology of repeating news stories. See same headline over & over makes story seem more important than it is. Or deserves 2 B about 19 hours ago via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist Don't Dream It's Over by Crowded House JK--In past day, #kexp @loserboy & Delilah ( spun this classic about 21 hours ago via TweetDeck

Hey vendors, try not to over-brief analysts. Yeah, tricky balance to hit. Don't overexplain incremental releases. Email data sheets instead. about 21 hours ago via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: Dry the Rain by The Beta Band from the album The Three EPs JK--This defunct Brit group were alpha-dogs in my book! about 21 hours ago via TweetDeck

I'm noticing @prussom has decided 2 stop resisting twitter juggernaut. Resistance is futile. Thinking complete thoughts--that's old hat! about 21 hours ago via TweetDeck

@tweetorshine #FF Thanks. I like to think I'm an engaging personality. about 21 hours ago via TweetDeck in reply to tweetorshine

"Social Software Is Not Enough" ( JK--Of course it's enuff. 50 million desperate social software startups cant be wrong about 22 hours ago via TweetDeck

"Big Data Keynote Focuses on Analyzing Geolocational Data for Insights" ( JK--Big Data contextualized within Big World about 22 hours ago via TweetDeck

"Yahoo working on Hadoop MapReduce 2" ( JK--Contributions to Apache Hdp: improved cluster resource, metadata, & HA mgt about 22 hours ago via TweetDeck

"Who invented cellphone?" ( JK--Question should be: "who 1st applied cellular RF reuse & handoff 2 wireless telephony?" about 22 hours ago via TweetDeck

RT @TheOnion: Criminal Case Of USA v. Steroid-Using Liar Barry Bonds Begins about 22 hours ago via TweetDeck

Another day of being all-purpose expert on call. Takes a lot out of you. Being honest with others re your own limits. Being honest with self about 22 hours ago via TweetDeck

@SuuperG #quote We simply need friends. Making them instrumental to our aging or juvenilizing processes makes them tools, not friends about 22 hours ago via TweetDeck in reply to SuuperG

@robinbloor It's better to curse the electric company than live in the darkness with nothing but candles. about 22 hours ago via TweetDeck in reply to robinbloor

Waiting for nervous system to idle on low. Morning is always a controlled release of built-up sleep tension for me. Sleep tension? I'm weird about 23 hours ago via TweetDeck

@SethGrimes Smart speculation. List the big #EDW vendors without columnar db. List columnar db pure-plays. Draw lines between them. Bingo! about 23 hours ago via TweetDeck in reply to SethGrimes

"Will Cloud Girlfriend Fake It On Your Facebook Wall?" ( JK--Cloud? Does that means she's of the inflatable variety? about 23 hours ago via TweetDeck

@bitterer Makes me want to not vote for him. Which, of course, I would never do under any circumstances anyway. about 23 hours ago via TweetDeck in reply to bitterer

Tweeting: it's that necessarily mental breath between's either doing this or actually breathing....ok, I do both at same time about 23 hours ago via TweetDeck

RT @cnnbrk: Nuclear situation "does not warrant optimism," #Japan PM says. ( JK--Sounds like "curb your enthusiasm" about 23 hours ago via TweetDeck

"Understanding Influence" ( JK--Grasping it means backward-chain yr thoughts: what event-chain led me 2 do what I do? about 24 hours ago via TweetDeck

"Microsoft Research Watch: AI, NoSQL and Microsoft's Big Data Future" ( JK--Microsoft has graph database. about 24 hours ago via TweetDeck

End-of-quarter headaches pile up. Thursday, March 24, 2011 8:16:30 PM via TweetDeck

Wife informs me the big white flowering bush in front of our house is magnolia. I should know this stuff. That's why I'll never be true poet Thursday, March 24, 2011 7:12:23 PM via txt

Perfect! Thanks Brian! Thursday, March 24, 2011 7:03:37 PM via txt

Japan disasters could impact DC plans for this year Cherry Blossom Festival. Sad, but true. DC tourism industry skirting the issue. Thursday, March 24, 2011 5:11:40 PM via txt

I know why. Word "telemetry" implies monitoring of cyclic measurements taken by remote probes of events in field. #CEP has wider event scope Thursday, March 24, 2011 5:09:35 PM via txt

Telemetry. Why do I have to grope for the word when discussing #CEP ? Original and still core app 4 this tech. Meter & monitor remote sys. Thursday, March 24, 2011 5:06:17 PM via txt

Overcast, damp, high today 10 degrees cooler than normal. I suspect June-Aug of early 1800s "year without summer" post-Tambora was like this Thursday, March 24, 2011 5:02:40 PM via txt

We really nailed that field of jello 2 the proverbial wall, didn't we Mike? CEP-BAM mkt so shrinkwrapped it's losing circulation to tootsies Thursday, March 24, 2011 4:57:44 PM via txt

Working on a devil worship poem to atone for all of yesterday's gratuitous piety. Thursday, March 24, 2011 4:53:01 PM via txt

Listening to some earsplitting, atonal, arrhythmic, caterwauling, inaccessible art-rock crap to atone for tweeting about Rick Springfield. Thursday, March 24, 2011 4:50:41 PM via txt

Univision. They've replaced El Gordo with 2 slender hunks. If they wanted, could replace La Flaca pound 4 pound with 2 emaciated supermodels Thursday, March 24, 2011 4:46:44 PM via txt

Enjoyed Rick Springfield "Jessie's Girl" on car radio on way over 2 Bally's. 80s middle-of- road rock radio buttonpushing product that works Thursday, March 24, 2011 4:43:23 PM via txt

New Twitter follower @Oenophile81 loves wine & my vintage of #SocialBI insights. I love her blended palate. In vino veritas: single version! Thursday, March 24, 2011 3:56:09 PM via TweetDeck

Taking update briefing and demo from #Endeca. Self-service #BI & #search. Thursday, March 24, 2011 1:45:42 PM via TweetDeck

Big Data is a many-V'd thing: volume, variety, velocity, volatility, & va-va-va-voom of new data coming into analytics & apps everywhere! Thursday, March 24, 2011 1:24:31 PM via TweetDeck

My fave #CRM rule: "tell us once and you’ll never need to tell us again.” If you don't track relationship's past, U put future in jeopardy. Thursday, March 24, 2011 12:51:40 PM via TweetDeck

Propensity models. Another way of saying predictive models, where is not matter of predicting behavior so much as plumbing some deep leaning Thursday, March 24, 2011 12:48:54 PM via TweetDeck

RT @Unreal_G: RT @GuyKawasaki: 10 ways Elizabeth Taylor rocked ( JK--Way 11: didn't take crap from obnoxious ham Burton! Thursday, March 24, 2011 12:45:44 PM via TweetDeck

Feynman. Love his discussion of the "fragility of knowledge" when people learn it rote but don't cultivate robust mental model of domain. Thursday, March 24, 2011 12:41:49 PM via TweetDeck

Gearing up for refresher briefing from #Endeca Thursday, March 24, 2011 12:31:56 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Gouge Away by Pixies frm Doolittle JK--Gouge away at verbosity. Do as little as possible. Pixie expressions R magical Thursday, March 24, 2011 12:30:05 PM via TweetDeck

People need to relearn English composition with tweeting in mind. Write statement out long-form, then condense while preserve sense & flo Thursday, March 24, 2011 12:27:45 PM via TweetDeck

"Tech Insight: HTTPS Is Evil" ( JK--Really? Should the Queen then demote Sir Berners-Lee to Prince of Darkness? Thursday, March 24, 2011 12:08:13 PM via TweetDeck

"CRM: Avoid 3 user identity mistakes" ( JK--Security vulnerabilities. Also, relationship killers. Thursday, March 24, 2011 12:05:59 PM via TweetDeck

@neilwd "Wen I tok 2 God He sed I undrstd He sed sit by me Ill B yer guidng hand bt dont ask wot thinka U I might nt give anser U want me 2" Thursday, March 24, 2011 12:02:09 PM via TweetDeck in reply to neilwd

"Jean Bartik, last of the original ENIAC programmers, 86" ( JK--All of whom were women. All of my Mom's generation. Thursday, March 24, 2011 11:56:24 AM via TweetDeck

Sudden craving to hear Fleetwood Mac "Oh Well" from "Then Play On." But only have vinyl. And no working turntable. Oh well. Thursday, March 24, 2011 11:49:16 AM via TweetDeck

So many great case studies on #CRM next best action. I've written them all up. Best practices and caveats galore. Factoring into my analysis Thursday, March 24, 2011 11:29:21 AM via TweetDeck

The EMML specification is an interesting XML vocab. I'd like to see it combined with RDF/OWL into rich BI virtualization abstraction vocab Thursday, March 24, 2011 11:21:54 AM via TweetDeck

@bevelson #businessintelligence Correction: I'm enthused re interactiv, personal'zd explor/visualize of rich data, but "mashup" feels dated Thursday, March 24, 2011 11:12:37 AM via TweetDeck in reply to bevelson

One of the nice things about #EDW as core coverage area is that inquiries keep streaming in. Perennial source of user requests for guidance. Thursday, March 24, 2011 10:56:10 AM via TweetDeck

@AmplicateInfo #facebook These dueling "love Facebook" vs. "hate Facebook" sites a hoot. People love loving & love hating in equal measure Thursday, March 24, 2011 10:54:42 AM via TweetDeck in reply to AmplicateInfo

Your next best offer can B #CRM moment of truth, or moment of death. The relationship dies & customer churns if U can't deliver on yer offer Thursday, March 24, 2011 9:52:40 AM via TweetDeck

@jesus_hoyos #sapcrm #sapcrm2011 That's why I've added order mgt processes to focus on #CRM proc at #Forrester. Must fulfill nxt bst ofrs Thursday, March 24, 2011 9:50:07 AM via TweetDeck in reply to jesus_hoyos

RT @KendraAtAllCom:"Time to get serious with social media" ( via @adage JK--Bah! Enuff o that. Time 2 get silly wif it Thursday, March 24, 2011 9:15:45 AM via TweetDeck

@jesus_hoyos #sapcrm #sapcrm2011 Integration of customer-facing processes (CRM) & back-office proc (ERP) is critical. Order fulfillment Thursday, March 24, 2011 9:10:05 AM via TweetDeck in reply to jesus_hoyos

@swee06840 I've heard the same joke, but where the prison van collides with Viagra truck. That version slightly funner than the cement mixer Thursday, March 24, 2011 9:05:52 AM via TweetDeck in reply to swee06840

One of the interesting things about Google Books is they've also scanned some mags. Shows original Network World page-images w/ my columns. Thursday, March 24, 2011 9:01:09 AM via TweetDeck

"Friction-Free Future of E-Commerce 3.0" ( JK--Don't see anythng new enough to justify "3.0" nonsense quasi-versioning Thursday, March 24, 2011 8:53:50 AM via TweetDeck

Advanced dashboarding and data visualization. Not a stand-alone segment. But it is an integral feature of every analytic app. And many OLTP Thursday, March 24, 2011 8:44:24 AM via TweetDeck

@nicheVC Educators can/will/do use the same social media as everybody else. Are you suggesting separate socials for different professions? Thursday, March 24, 2011 8:33:19 AM via TweetDeck in reply to nicheVC

"Executives Flock To LinkedIn" ( JK--The corner office of social media? Thursday, March 24, 2011 8:22:57 AM via TweetDeck

"Software Licensing: There's Gotta Be A Better Way" ( JK--I agree. "In what other market is an 80 % discount the norm?" Thursday, March 24, 2011 8:21:34 AM via TweetDeck

@tweetorshine #poetweet Thanks. When people begin to resolve the visual double-entendre in "EMC2," they should gasp. Wednesday, March 23, 2011 11:59:01 PM via TweetDeck in reply to tweetorshine

My philosophy of prayer-editing is that every single one, without exception, can benefit from tightening. They must snap like taut sinew. Wednesday, March 23, 2011 11:55:48 PM via TweetDeck

Google's "books" search feature is mindblowing. By typing in my (thankfully rare) surname, I can track ever citation of me in the literature Wednesday, March 23, 2011 11:28:48 PM via TweetDeck

Workflow is routes, roles, and rules. Wednesday, March 23, 2011 11:25:59 PM via TweetDeck

Optimize your workflow around: speed, cost, accuracy, quality, customer satisfaction, & flexibility. Wednesday, March 23, 2011 11:24:55 PM via TweetDeck

Workflow: it's the flow of content, context, and control throughout a distributed process. Wednesday, March 23, 2011 11:23:56 PM via TweetDeck

"The New Face of the Interface" ( JK--Interesting discussion of UI design in #CRM. Wednesday, March 23, 2011 11:05:21 PM via TweetDeck

@tweetorshine For sure. Re simplicity v power, of course I have handy #micropoetry: EMC2//Take matter and fact… (cont) Wednesday, March 23, 2011 10:53:09 PM via TweetDeck in reply to tweetorshine

Oh, that's right. The last living subject of Andy Warhol's iconic portraits has passed away. In order of passing: Marilyn, Elvis, Andy, Liz Wednesday, March 23, 2011 10:49:34 PM via TweetDeck

@Veronica I just love the word "credenza." As with "armoire" or "gazebo," just want one around to gesture in that direction & say the word Wednesday, March 23, 2011 10:47:22 PM via web

Listening to Ringo Deathstarr "So High" on #kexp podcast. Has a slightly lo-fi quasi-Vaselines feel, man & woman duet in rushed atmospherics Wednesday, March 23, 2011 10:38:43 PM via TweetDeck

Actually, identifying Zune merely with portable media players does it disservice. I love the Zune PC software just as much. Brilliant design Wednesday, March 23, 2011 10:12:45 PM via TweetDeck

Simpler is power. Pointed messages apply more pressure per square inch of spirit. Wednesday, March 23, 2011 10:11:04 PM via TweetDeck

RIP Elizabeth Taylor. Her screen presence wasn't just beauty, but a trembling burning passionate voice, behind sultry violet eyes. She hurt. Wednesday, March 23, 2011 9:48:08 PM via TweetDeck

Not much doubt that Elizabeth Taylor will grab closing position on next year's Oscars "In Memoriam" segment. Clearly, an iconic movie star Wednesday, March 23, 2011 7:29:39 PM via txt

Finalizing "Social Process Guidance: Use Crowdsourcing To Drive Better Biz Outcomes". Next #Forrester #BPM rept from self & @passion4process Wednesday, March 23, 2011 6:44:48 PM via TweetDeck

Census finds major exodus from Detroit. My 1st analyst job focused on census undercounting of Detroit pops. That hourglass keeps draining. Wednesday, March 23, 2011 4:20:15 PM via txt

@SethGrimes #bigdataconf If apply that 2 Big Data cloud analytics, then future is #Hadoop + R + dirt-cheap superfast EDW appliances Wednesday, March 23, 2011 2:47:52 PM via TweetDeck in reply to SethGrimes

"Data miner uncovers the real diff btwn MSFT & GGL" ( JK--MSFT munches sweet soft salty. GGL: fat, caffeine, & crunchy. Wednesday, March 23, 2011 2:41:58 PM via TweetDeck

"Unisys unveils cloud mangagement services" ( JK--No typo. They've mashed up management & engagement. Wait, I'm wrong Wednesday, March 23, 2011 2:36:22 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: Boys Better by The Dandy Warhols from The Dandy Warhols Come Down JK--Great early one from this classic rockband. Wednesday, March 23, 2011 2:33:50 PM via TweetDeck

"Experts see wide use of flash-hard disk hybrids by 2016" ( JK--Hybrids? I expect hard drives to be toast by then. Wednesday, March 23, 2011 2:33:04 PM via TweetDeck

Yoga is all about developing balance, poise, agility, & calm in stasis. But need 2 broaden it 2 being able 2 achieve all that at full gallop Wednesday, March 23, 2011 2:10:39 PM via TweetDeck

Every task needs breathing room before & after. Consider airgaps integral to task. Not started or done till inhale/exhale cycle complete. Wednesday, March 23, 2011 1:59:28 PM via TweetDeck

"DataStax Rewires Hadoop 4 Low-Latency Applications w/Apache Cassandra" ( JK--Important for real-time cloud analytics Wednesday, March 23, 2011 1:14:04 PM via TweetDeck

@LogiXML Kobielus korollary: Make it as simple as possible, without constraining range of possible scenarios into which simplicity may play Wednesday, March 23, 2011 1:08:52 PM via TweetDeck in reply to LogiXML

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Some Day Soon by Alexi Murdoch from Towards The Sun JK--Slow, relaxing folk voice/guitar. Scotsman + bit Appalachian. Wednesday, March 23, 2011 10:21:14 AM via TweetDeck

RT @nytimes: Film Legend Elizabeth Taylor Dies at 79 ( JK--Classic beauty who could play shrews better than anyone. Wednesday, March 23, 2011 9:39:31 AM via TweetDeck

Interviewed by Chris Kanaracus of IDG re Oracle's decision 2 drop devel on Itanium, & its relevance re them v. HP/Vertica in "Big Data" Wednesday, March 23, 2011 9:38:29 AM via TweetDeck

Thank you #Panera Kingstowne for serving as my personal productivity zone this early morning. The drizzle has kept its distance. Wednesday, March 23, 2011 8:48:03 AM via TweetDeck

I generally accept LinkedIn friend requests from people I'm not sure if I know. Why? I've spoken, F2F or virtually, to so many, I lose track Wednesday, March 23, 2011 8:42:53 AM via TweetDeck

"SAP Launches Next-Generation GRC" ( JK--GRC all about controls. Would love to see if SAP GRC includes MDM/data gov Wednesday, March 23, 2011 8:34:07 AM via TweetDeck

@jasonkobielus turning his tweets into improv in LA. Attaboy! Chip off the old...! Wednesday, March 23, 2011 8:19:07 AM via TweetDeck

@tweetorshine I like 2 think I myself am getting more mature & robust, in my growing ability to boil down complex stuff to simple statements Wednesday, March 23, 2011 8:15:50 AM via TweetDeck in reply to tweetorshine

South Park dudes making snarky stage musical about Mormons. LDS first Americans to truly settle a desert. Scoff if U will, but no mean feat Wednesday, March 23, 2011 8:10:24 AM via TweetDeck

Working on a sponsored webinar I'm doing for #Verisae. Topic is trends and new frontiers in predictive analytics. Wednesday, March 23, 2011 8:07:11 AM via TweetDeck

Tension headaches are only partially due to muscle tension. More often, they are due to tension of attention held too long. Mental strain Wednesday, March 23, 2011 8:05:25 AM via TweetDeck

@tweetorshine Architectures that R more complex often feel more mature (aka "evolved"). But simple structures can B robust (aka "adaptable") Wednesday, March 23, 2011 8:03:33 AM via TweetDeck in reply to tweetorshine

Have you ever sat pleasantly for an hour or more doing one thing and realize you've been tensing every muscle. Sitting can be strenuous. Wednesday, March 23, 2011 8:01:24 AM via TweetDeck

Half the reason I hate chat is that it consumes precious time and delivers little actual info. Any synchronous comms is inefficient. Wednesday, March 23, 2011 7:58:59 AM via TweetDeck

"40 Vendors We're Watching in 2011" ( JK--One of those damn slideshow dealy-doos. Don't waste time. Just need 1-pager Wednesday, March 23, 2011 7:57:55 AM via TweetDeck

A personally motivating song is one that makes a perceptible difference in bloodflow to my brain. I can feel the tingle & the exhilaration Wednesday, March 23, 2011 7:53:29 AM via TweetDeck

Listening to Fatboy Slim "Praise You." This is one of those personally motivating songs that I routinely insert into my headstream. Wednesday, March 23, 2011 7:52:05 AM via TweetDeck

M&A predictions in open-source analytics in 2011: both Cloudera (Hadoop) & Revolution Analytics (R) will be bought by Big Data vendors. Wednesday, March 23, 2011 7:50:37 AM via TweetDeck

Recurring Q, considering my diverse rsch interests: "Jim do you still cover [this or that]?" A: Yes. I truly never stop covering anything Wednesday, March 23, 2011 7:49:18 AM via TweetDeck

Going to catch EMC World this year, in early May, in Vegas. Why? Three-word answer to that question: They got Greenplum. Wednesday, March 23, 2011 7:46:50 AM via TweetDeck

I don't aim to influence others when expressing my brand preferences thru social media. I don't have brand preferences. I just like stuff. Wednesday, March 23, 2011 7:35:03 AM via TweetDeck

Feynman worked on physics in strip joints. I've often wondered whether that's double-entendre. Also wondering how freaky he got. Wednesday, March 23, 2011 7:33:32 AM via TweetDeck

"Social BI: What Is It & Do U Need It?" ( JK--"eCRMGuide recently caught up w/ J.Kobielus." Wish I could catch up w/me Wednesday, March 23, 2011 7:31:13 AM via TweetDeck

What do we call our side in this new war. "Coalition of the willing"? "Coalition of the bombing"? "Coalition of demolition"? Wednesday, March 23, 2011 6:56:16 AM via TweetDeck

Vendor refresh. Long time no brief. Just what's new. Been 16 months since last we met. We're both a year older. Are you in the same rut? Tuesday, March 22, 2011 7:24:36 PM via txt

NxtBstOfr: success imperativs: cust exper optimization: deep cust insights, seamless cross-chan handoff, interaction history, human in loop Tuesday, March 22, 2011 5:08:36 PM via txt

NxtBstOfr success imperatives: CLV: retention, repeat sell, upsell, cross-sell, self-svc, msg ib/ob, auto wkflo/resol, thruput, lo-cost agts Tuesday, March 22, 2011 5:05:18 PM via txt

NxtBstOfr success imperatives: cust lifetime value vs cust exper optimization: quant v qual: facts v feelings? Tuesday, March 22, 2011 5:00:25 PM via txt

NxtBstOfr bst prctcs: align w/biz imperatives, prioritize channels, SVOT cust data, deep domain models/rules, pervade cust engage convrs8ion Tuesday, March 22, 2011 4:48:11 PM via txt

Art of the possible? That's politics. Art of the impossible? That's faith. Art that mashes them up & hides the seams? That's marketing. Tuesday, March 22, 2011 1:51:37 PM via TweetDeck

@tweetorshine Some architectures have become more pervasive. Which often means "successful" from an adaptive standpoint. If they survive. Tuesday, March 22, 2011 1:49:13 PM via TweetDeck in reply to tweetorshine

@tweetorshine "More evolved"? Spencer's progressive "evolution" ( I'm more partial to Gould ( Tuesday, March 22, 2011 1:47:59 PM via TweetDeck in reply to tweetorshine

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Will Do by TV on the Radio from Nine Types of Light JK--2nd song I've heard from new LP. Love the melodic direction. Tuesday, March 22, 2011 1:36:02 PM via TweetDeck

Thank you big white & yellow flowering bushes. And, yes, I do love you Spring. Madly. Tuesday, March 22, 2011 12:52:04 PM via TweetDeck

Crowdsourcing industry breaking-event real-time awareness to Twtr. By which I mean, quick glance tells whether important stuff happening now Tuesday, March 22, 2011 11:41:04 AM via TweetDeck

Stardate 03222011: William A. Shatner turns 80. Next milestone: Stardate 0322233, when James T. Kirk due to be born. You'll make it, Cap'n! Tuesday, March 22, 2011 10:14:09 AM via TweetDeck

Did great update briefing from MDA, a global process analytics vdr w/ adaptive visual modeling 4 risk mitig, root cause analysis, & CLV max Tuesday, March 22, 2011 10:09:30 AM via TweetDeck

@MarkTamis #scrmsummit Huh? Since when is CRM a "science"? At best, it's engineering of business processes & practices that serve customers Tuesday, March 22, 2011 9:11:05 AM via TweetDeck in reply to MarkTamis

@lorita Wow. Thanks, Lorita. I suppose the inmates wish they could have posted their word as bond, rather than $1 million cash. Wow, loot! Tuesday, March 22, 2011 8:41:08 AM via TweetDeck in reply to lorita

People who say "woot!" Where'd this origin8? While I'm on subject, what's with peeps who say "word!" Must be hiphop ref, but apocryphal. Tuesday, March 22, 2011 8:30:35 AM via TweetDeck

"Enterprise architecture's quest for its proper identity" ( JK--Distinguish IT arch (sys) from biz arch (processes). Tuesday, March 22, 2011 8:18:48 AM via TweetDeck

WSJ "Breaking the Headache Cycle" ( JK--Try this when you feel tightness coming. Breathe deeply. Relax your eyes. Tuesday, March 22, 2011 8:16:02 AM via TweetDeck

"Nokia Siemens Improves Network Efficiency w/o Liquid Radio" ( JK--Latest advance in beamforming for RF capacity max Tuesday, March 22, 2011 8:11:50 AM via TweetDeck

Spam is educational. It teaches the masses to distinguish scams of many stripes from legit solicitations. A sucker is educated every minute Tuesday, March 22, 2011 8:06:06 AM via TweetDeck

That woman singer from Girls at Our Best. She had the most oddly reedy human singing voice I've ever heard. Captivating cuz strangely fluty Monday, March 21, 2011 10:13:58 PM via TweetDeck

Wow. Somebody made a YouTube montage set to Girls At Our Best "Go for Gold" ( 1981. I have vinyl 45. Very obscure. Monday, March 21, 2011 10:11:42 PM via TweetDeck

@merv Old and new DBs hybridizing in this decade in incredibly range of patterns, optimizing for old & new challenges. Monday, March 21, 2011 10:00:08 PM via TweetDeck in reply to merv

Zune's "Smart DJ" feature is uncanny not only in its song choices but in ablity to sequence with subtlety. Even strange juxtas sound cool Monday, March 21, 2011 9:58:14 PM via TweetDeck

Love Bing Music, powered by Zune. Buck Owens, for example: Monday, March 21, 2011 9:54:10 PM via TweetDeck

Feynman's safecracking discussion most fascinating look into his mind. Delight in revealing complex phase-transitions ( Monday, March 21, 2011 9:29:15 PM via TweetDeck

"10 weird psychology studies" ( JK--Weirdest thing in first study cited was how they might have measured this. Monday, March 21, 2011 8:41:28 PM via TweetDeck

Why does Sheryl Crow keep sending me email. I haven't bought a CD of hers in ages. Feelin' guilty now. Won't that woman leave me be? Monday, March 21, 2011 8:37:58 PM via TweetDeck

@Veronica I just love the word "credenza." As with "armoire" or "gazebo," just want one around to gesture in that direction & say the word Monday, March 21, 2011 8:36:02 PM via web

SET-TO//I wouldlean mybike/and set mykickstand,so,it would/n’t evv-er to-tter. #micropoetry Monday, March 21, 2011 8:27:25 PM via TweetDeck

I love Twitter. But I also love #micropoetry. So I'm in the minority. "It's not for everybody, Jimmy." Monday, March 21, 2011 8:25:12 PM via TweetDeck

I wish the local country-western station specialized in honky-tonk, roots, & western swing grooves. I would listen constantly. Monday, March 21, 2011 8:23:55 PM via TweetDeck

"5 Rsns @leepender H8s Twtr" ( JK--1) h8s limts 2) h8s abrvs 3) luvs Englsh 4) 2 mny twts 5) 2 mny phonys.Luvs @rwang0 Monday, March 21, 2011 8:05:00 PM via TweetDeck

"5 Reasons Why I Hate Twtr" ( JK--In sum: 1) h8s limits 2) h8s abbrevs 3) luvs Englsh 4) too mny twts 5) too mny fakers Monday, March 21, 2011 7:59:19 PM via TweetDeck

Listening to PJ Harvey "The Glorious Land" from "Let England Shake." Note jarring martial bugle countermelody. Heightens the call to arms Monday, March 21, 2011 7:51:38 PM via TweetDeck

I seriously doubt there's any ideal #EDW architecture. Just like there's no ideal organism architecture 4 life on Earth. Adaptability rules Monday, March 21, 2011 7:47:35 PM via TweetDeck

LIstening to Tom Jones "She's a Lady" from his best. One of most muscular male singing voices this side of opera. Exqusite diaphragm control Monday, March 21, 2011 7:29:36 PM via TweetDeck

Degree of "structure" in info-set: extent 2 which payload semantics explicit vs. implicit. If latter, content analytics 2 mine it 2 surface Monday, March 21, 2011 7:18:42 PM via TweetDeck

So we're bombing Libya but not Iran. Near as I can tell, only practical difference is latter has nukes. Dear Pres Obama: care to comment? Monday, March 21, 2011 7:09:31 PM via TweetDeck

Bought a Dwight Yoakam CD. Because he rocks. Monday, March 21, 2011 6:26:30 PM via txt

"Facebook 2 buy mobile tool maker Snaptu" ( JK--FB bought Snap-On Tools? Oh, never mind. That would really jump shark Monday, March 21, 2011 4:59:02 PM via TweetDeck

Whenever I hear about a "zero-day exploit" involving a worm, I keep thinking that's what Adam & Eve indulged in, and look where it got us. Monday, March 21, 2011 4:56:46 PM via TweetDeck

Whenever I hear that a stock has done a "reverse split," all I can think of is.....that must be painful! Monday, March 21, 2011 4:54:42 PM via TweetDeck

Back up there. Nothing major. Don't ask: Monday, March 21, 2011 4:21:32 PM via TweetDeck

Microsoft. Spam cop extraordinaire. Somebody's gotta make Internet safe 4 legitimate mktg email. Which of course we all opt into constantly Monday, March 21, 2011 3:49:09 PM via TweetDeck

I predict Apple would move with lightning speed and righteous fury if someone spread an "Apple cure app." Monday, March 21, 2011 3:31:00 PM via TweetDeck

Twitter's 5 years old today. I've been using it for almost exactly 2 years. Aware of it from the start. I move my style when I say I'm ready Monday, March 21, 2011 3:25:05 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Portland by Middle Brother JK--Great lyric: "Shared a cigarette for breakfast. Shared a pack of lies for lunch" Monday, March 21, 2011 3:23:40 PM via TweetDeck

"Court: tagging FB photos without permission is OK" ( JK--Puts new hiku in interesting new context Monday, March 21, 2011 3:03:46 PM via TweetDeck

".XXX Domain Approved: Now Begins The Era Of Meaningless TLDs" ( JK--Since when is porn meaningless? Monday, March 21, 2011 2:36:43 PM via TweetDeck

No matter how well-known you are in your own sphere of influence, you will have to re-introduce yourself constantly. Influence attenuates Monday, March 21, 2011 2:33:36 PM via TweetDeck

Is it me being curmudgeon, or does anybody else hate FB real-time chat? I want FB to stay async. Uninvited pop-ups in my face annoy me. Monday, March 21, 2011 2:32:29 PM via TweetDeck

Always a circus atmosphere in high-tech. But hard 2 tell where the rings begin & end, what belongs in sideshow, & who the real clowns are Monday, March 21, 2011 2:27:51 PM via TweetDeck

Emails that start out with all uppercase "IMMEDIATE ACTION REQUIRED" are darn tootin'. That action is "DELETE WITH EXTREME PREJUDICE." Monday, March 21, 2011 2:24:00 PM via TweetDeck

Recommendation engine. All it needs to produce is one recommendation at a time per contact. Bombarding customer w/ offers can be dealkiller Monday, March 21, 2011 2:21:24 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: Buckner's Bolero by The Baseball Project from Vol. 2: High And Inside JK--Play ball! Put Fogerty in centerfield Monday, March 21, 2011 2:15:31 PM via TweetDeck

Love Feynman's philosophy. If couldnt explain difficult subjects simply enuff 2 B understood by everyone, maybe he too didnt understand it Monday, March 21, 2011 2:02:14 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: The Wait by Built to Spill from the album You in Reverse JK--"You wait for summer, and then you wait for rain." Monday, March 21, 2011 1:59:09 PM via TweetDeck

End-of-quarter madness is upon us. If I tweet even terser than usual, you know why. Monday, March 21, 2011 1:47:24 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: Caffeinated Consciousness by TV on the Radio from Nine Types of Light JK--Very good heavy-hammering new one from them. Monday, March 21, 2011 12:50:01 PM via TweetDeck

I mute my laptop throughout the day. It's annoying 2 B beeped every time a message arrives. You know how many msgs an industry analyst gets? Monday, March 21, 2011 12:41:16 PM via TweetDeck

Interviewed by Jeff Kelly of SearchContentManagement re unstructured content analytics: what does next 5-10 years hold in store? Monday, March 21, 2011 12:36:01 PM via TweetDeck

RT @ebizq: Will case management soon take over #BPM? #acm JK--No. Not every flow involves "cases" w/ discrete folders Monday, March 21, 2011 11:59:53 AM via TweetDeck

"ACID cloud databases to keep an eye on" ( JK--Transactional, yeah. But "ACID" & "cloud" juxta suggests corrosive rain. Monday, March 21, 2011 11:25:47 AM via TweetDeck

When the music stream degrades to point where obvious that even Radiohead didn't intend this weirdness, you close media player & restart. Monday, March 21, 2011 10:12:54 AM via TweetDeck

ADHESIONS & LESIONS//Labels affix. By/smearing glue and slapping names/on flesh they affront. Monday, March 21, 2011 10:01:33 AM via TweetDeck

Blunderbuss marketing. It's vendors who indiscriminately blanket analyst community with PR pellets, w/o targetng who specifcally covers what Monday, March 21, 2011 9:38:56 AM via TweetDeck

@InformationCTO Clips verbosity to bone, brings out essential point. Makes memorable. Monday, March 21, 2011 9:28:19 AM via TweetDeck in reply to InformationCTO

Constant Comment. A tall deep spicy one. It's one of those kinds of mornings. Monday, March 21, 2011 9:24:24 AM via TweetDeck

"AT&T to buy T-Mobile USA for $39 billion" ( JK--Cellular was supposed to be hotbed of competition. Wha hoppen? Monday, March 21, 2011 9:21:34 AM via TweetDeck

RT @TheKernOrg: #Marketing effort asks to Dig Downtown Detroit - JK--Needs archaeological dig, like any major ruin. Monday, March 21, 2011 9:17:28 AM via TweetDeck

@SethGrimes @ekolsky @dahowlett @pgreenbe Measuring emotional response is core of relationship mgt. Emotion = propensity to stay or flee Monday, March 21, 2011 9:14:43 AM via TweetDeck in reply to SethGrimes

@SethGrimes #scrmsummit @ekolsky @GrahamHill @glfceo Yes. We care about action & propensity. Thought is propensity--i.e., coiled-up action Monday, March 21, 2011 9:12:58 AM via TweetDeck in reply to SethGrimes

OK, cleared the Monday morning email inbox clutter from my nervous system. Next step: get work done. Monday, March 21, 2011 9:09:18 AM via TweetDeck

Often #Forrester customers have their #EDW issues mapped out in great detail. However, their map may be too detailed. I'm fresh pair of eyes Monday, March 21, 2011 9:04:47 AM via TweetDeck

"Can the New York Times Paywall Work?" ( JK--The Grey Lady fastens her kimono. Long after her dancing days. Monday, March 21, 2011 8:00:08 AM via TweetDeck

Doing required morning reading on what's happening in world of tek. Quick scan of horizon. Without it, I'd never be able 2 C over turbulence Monday, March 21, 2011 7:57:52 AM via TweetDeck

Fully into Spring now. Yesterday was equinox. This week: March mud. Monday, March 21, 2011 7:52:11 AM via TweetDeck

"Unexpected Rise of Twitter Poetry" ( JK--Constraints suggest options. Compression expressions. Finetunifications. Sunday, March 20, 2011 9:52:08 PM via TweetDeck

"What happens in our brain when see banknotes being ripped up?" ( JK--One feels anger when research $ spent on nonsense Sunday, March 20, 2011 9:44:28 PM via TweetDeck

"Cell phones are 'Stalin's dream,' says free software movement founder" ( JK--Wasn't free software Marx's dream? Sunday, March 20, 2011 9:07:08 PM via TweetDeck

Feynman. You can tell he was emotionally obtuse. Equated English major with mastering spelling. Yeah, dude, & science is test tube cleansing Sunday, March 20, 2011 10:39:33 AM via txt

Feynman. You can tell that subatomic interaction diagram paradigm was magnetic resonance of his head. Much like Newton & calculus. Coord sys Sunday, March 20, 2011 10:35:27 AM via txt

You can tell from listening to Feynman speak that he could barely control his intensities, and that even his goofing was deadly serious. Sunday, March 20, 2011 10:32:05 AM via txt

Reading consolidated tome of curious-char tales of Dick Feynman. Great audio CD. He had rough aggressive voice & extraordinarily agile mind Sunday, March 20, 2011 10:27:59 AM via txt

Why do those Mtv & Vh1 housevixen reality shows feel like they are taped on backlot in San Fernando Valley by XXX film wannabes? Sunday, March 20, 2011 10:22:13 AM via txt

Joel Osteen. At what point does he drop the disguise and reveal that he is in fact Martin Short honing his smarmiest character 2 perfection? Sunday, March 20, 2011 10:16:21 AM via txt

Why does military always attack with these "Operation this-or-that" codenames at outset of assault? Just call it "Operation War on Libya" Sunday, March 20, 2011 10:12:02 AM via txt

Would like to see Food Chnl/Discov Chnl mashup. Bear Grylls showing how to BBQ yeti-burgers using hi altitude technique from atop Everest. Sunday, March 20, 2011 10:06:39 AM via txt

Curious whether sentences, even simple abbreviated fullstopped ones, hold twittr consumer's attention microsec longr than sentence fragmnts. Sunday, March 20, 2011 10:02:31 AM via txt

Mixed media diet? "Diet" assumes I'm primarily consumer in this new landscape. But I consume now primarily 2 cultiv8 my own crop. I produce Sunday, March 20, 2011 9:57:47 AM via txt

We all have far more varied media diets than ever. The old staples of print & broadcast now feel like meat & potatoes: merely sustain life. Sunday, March 20, 2011 9:53:43 AM via txt

Not true. Have no greater control over others' tweets & posts than over TV programmer offerings. I can switch channels as easily as unfollow Sunday, March 20, 2011 9:43:57 AM via txt

"Facebook Gets Groupon in Crosshairs with Local Deals" ( JK--B2C deal mania.Is wind leaving Google ad-supported sails? Sunday, March 20, 2011 9:08:00 AM via TweetDeck

"Groupon Could Break Google's Record With $25 Billion IPO" ( JK--Another sign that B2C group coupon/deal-mania building Sunday, March 20, 2011 9:05:30 AM via TweetDeck

Does adv analytics w/ biz rules put knowledge worker employment in jeopardy? ( Who develops the models & rules? Sunday, March 20, 2011 9:03:11 AM via TweetDeck

Trying to decide whether it's good, bad, or neutral that I don't feel need to watch much TV anymore. Maybe sign of age we're in. Or I'm at Sunday, March 20, 2011 8:55:59 AM via TweetDeck

Seize the day. Dumb phrase. Like desperation of drowning person try 2 grab hold of imagined driftwood. Life is liquid. Float. Don't flail Sunday, March 20, 2011 8:54:35 AM via TweetDeck

#tanka Clean up. Pick up. Stay/up. Keep up. Keep picking up./Stay clean. Stay caught up./No tsunami. No earthquake./Resume. Resume. Resuming Sunday, March 20, 2011 8:46:52 AM via TweetDeck

"Highlighting Unusual Behavior in Insurance Via Social Net Analysis" ( JK--Behavioral anomalies: early warning system Sunday, March 20, 2011 8:34:54 AM via TweetDeck

@cyberbonn #senryu #smiles #poetweet PERSPIRATION//Sweat. Steam. The mirror/covers over. The shower's/vapors mingle mine. Sunday, March 20, 2011 8:28:55 AM via TweetDeck in reply to cyberbonn

Washington Examiner doing better job of confining editorializing to the editorial pages. Had specialized in GOP-skewed banner headlines. Sunday, March 20, 2011 8:20:39 AM via TweetDeck

"ICANN Approves .XXX Red-Light District For Internet" ( JK--Pay a little extra, they let you see the '.OOO' district" Sunday, March 20, 2011 7:19:23 AM via TweetDeck

Saw "The Adjustment Bureau." God, Philip K. Dick, and the Manchurian Candidate conspire to keep Matt Damon & Emily Blunt apart. Saturday, March 19, 2011 8:23:18 PM via txt

Saw "The Lincoln Lawyer." First film that Matthew McConaughey has ever truly owned. Fits him perfectly. Works beautifully. See it. Saturday, March 19, 2011 6:25:36 PM via txt

Eurovision contest. C'mon US networks. Start broadcasting it. Lots of us find Euro-kitsch immensely fun and funny. Saturday, March 19, 2011 12:03:40 PM via txt

Univision has new Bollywood-ish series. Cool. Any decent mashup of Indian & Hispanic cultures probbly wildly entertaining. Singing & dancing Saturday, March 19, 2011 12:00:18 PM via txt

A bit cooler and tad less humid today in DC area. But no less sunny. Breeze very refreshng. My sunglasses at the ready. Light spring jacker Saturday, March 19, 2011 11:49:52 AM via txt

French taking lead on airforce intervention into Libya. Apparently, Iraq & Afghanistan werent close enuff 2 home. US: let's cool our jets. Saturday, March 19, 2011 11:45:04 AM via txt

Appeals courts have bottled up Obamacare & new Wisc civil srvnt union emasculation law. Left & right now have common cause. Pesky 3rd branch Saturday, March 19, 2011 11:40:57 AM via txt

NASA probe reaches burning hot Mercury. Methane rain detected on super cold Saturn moon Titan. Even nastiest Earth weather relativly optimal Saturday, March 19, 2011 11:36:49 AM via txt

Following breaking news events across world's 200+ countries a bit like theatre in round, where U sit on stage & action surrounds. Dizzying. Saturday, March 19, 2011 11:30:09 AM via txt

NBC renews Office, P&R, & Community. Love 'em all. Classic ensemble-verite sitcoms. Believe or not, Joel McHale is dramatic anchor of latter Saturday, March 19, 2011 11:25:49 AM via txt

World now watching in real-time w/ deep visibility into how humanity reacts to & tries 2 prevent nuclear meltdown. Unlike Chernobyl & 3 M I Saturday, March 19, 2011 11:22:07 AM via txt

Predictive analytics centers of excellence. Would be radical reform. Would recognize that siloes of domain experts are counterproductive. 11:18 AM Mar 19th via txt

Modern art. Throw a frame around anything. Anything can B a frame. Anything can B art. Even nothing, & concept of nothing costing something 11:14 AM Mar 19th via txt