Daily Digest for 2009-01-04

brightkite (feed #4) 10:50am admin posted a photo on Mitch’s BrightKite Feed.

googlereader (feed #6) 12:56pm admin shared a link on My Google Reader Feed.

twitter (feed #3) 1:11pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

Predication, looking at MSFT lay-offs, YHOO, etc. In the next 45 days tech will layoff 300,000 people.
twitter (feed #3) 1:13pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

Following on my 300K layoffs prediction: This will be an overreaction, creating an opportunity for radical change structurally/ecomically
twitter (feed #3) 1:14pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

Finally, on my 300K layoff prediction: Who wants to join a series of discussions about how to take full advantage of the opportunities?
twitter (feed #3) 3:25pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

@raminf Just YHOO+MSFT approx 24,000. looks January will be a bloodbath, then realization cut too far. contracting to fill critical holes
twitter (feed #3) 3:33pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

Oh, how I enjoy paying bills every month. Such fun. Have 2004 World Series, game 4, to watch, at least.
twitter (feed #3) 4:42pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

RT @shelisrael: RT @asaunders Please retweet: Using social media to raise $5000 for homeless kids and promote eComm 09. http://bit.ly/14CPr
twitter (feed #3) 4:51pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

Novelin140: Catching his girl lightly in his arms, Ahmed ducked and ran into the whining of the mortar. He did not care who started this war
twitter (feed #3) 5:19pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

Holy smoke. Snow falling in Lakewood, WA, again. Quarter inch in the last 20 – 30 minutes. Perhaps school vacation isn’t over just yet.
twitter (feed #3) 5:32pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

RT @guykawasaki: Hunter S. Thompson motivational posters http://is.gd/emjv | "Honesty" is my new desktop background
twitter (feed #3) 7:21pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

"History is truly the poorer for the Bush administration." Failure to maintain records is criminal in a government. http://bit.ly/tYbX
twitter (feed #3) 7:25pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

So much for self-regulation. Wall Street privately blacklisted Bernie Madoff, but wouldn’t speak to regulators. http://bit.ly/4g2Svv
twitter (feed #3) 7:27pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

@Buzzmodo You’d think we’d have learned a little from Johnson, Nixon, Reagan…. But we keep hiring Rosemary Woods clones.
twitter (feed #3) 7:30pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

Dixon Doll, Mike Moritz raising red flags on exits. Seems different, smaller liquidity will come of this downturn. http://bit.ly/13ZHF
twitter (feed #3) 7:34pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

In case you wonder what the definition of a Depression actually is, The Economist has an answer. http://bit.ly/4c3NRU

Daily Digest for 2009-01-03

lastfm (feed #8) 12:21pm admin scrobbled a song on On My Ears.

lastfm (feed #8) 12:24pm admin scrobbled a song on On My Ears.

lastfm (feed #8) 12:29pm admin scrobbled a song on On My Ears.

twitter (feed #3) 12:29pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

A great archive of the creation of the U.N. Declaration of Human Rights. We thought big as a species. http://bit.ly/gr2U
lastfm (feed #8) 12:32pm admin scrobbled a song on On My Ears.

lastfm (feed #8) 12:34pm admin scrobbled a song on On My Ears.

twitter (feed #3) 12:41pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

lastfm (feed #8) 12:43pm admin scrobbled a song on On My Ears.

lastfm (feed #8) 12:48pm admin scrobbled a song on On My Ears.

lastfm (feed #8) 12:53pm admin scrobbled a song on On My Ears.

twitter (feed #3) 1:10pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

Buying more Jonathan Coulton at http://www.songslide.com, where I can give him what I think the songs are worth.
lastfm (feed #8) 1:18pm admin scrobbled a song on On My Ears.

lastfm (feed #8) 1:21pm admin scrobbled a song on On My Ears.

lastfm (feed #8) 1:24pm admin scrobbled a song on On My Ears.

twitter (feed #3) 2:05pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

Stolen from my doorstep, an Amazon box. Hope the thief reads what’s inside. Jacques Lacan will be punishment with purpose.
lastfm (feed #8) 2:08pm admin scrobbled a song on On My Ears.

lastfm (feed #8) 2:12pm admin scrobbled a song on On My Ears.

lastfm (feed #8) 2:18pm admin scrobbled a song on On My Ears.

twitter (feed #3) 2:20pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

@PolyContextual I’ll leave some Heidegger around as bait…. then whack ’em with Badiou when they show up.
lastfm (feed #8) 2:21pm admin scrobbled a song on On My Ears.

lastfm (feed #8) 2:30pm admin scrobbled a song on On My Ears.

twitter (feed #3) 2:30pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

@PolyContextual If the Althusser doesn’t work, I’ll bombard the area with pre-Leninist Zizek. Give em the lash of materialist subjectivity
twitter (feed #3) 2:36pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

got a Twitter Grade of 96/100 from @grader.http://twitter.grader.com/godsdog so probably means Grader is full of it. Posting pace ovrwghtd
twitter (feed #3) 3:03pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

@jayrosen_nyu Keen’s polemics fail b/c he tries 2b both liberal (warning fascism) and conservative (warning of masses) http://bit.ly/14MQQ
twitter (feed #3) 3:10pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

RT @zecool: RT @BreakingNewsOn Major earthquake|The tyranny of urgency.Don’t really know anything, yet 2nd alert.Make 2009Year of Reflection
twitter (feed #3) 3:12pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

RT @zecool: PLS DMs with "hey! check out this funny blog about you…" a PHISHING EXPLOIT! |That’s useful urgency. Still, reflection needed.
twitter (feed #3) 3:27pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

@zecool — the reports make it sound unusual, b/c they don’t make clear aftershocks expected. All same epicenter – 1 quake, 2 aftershocks
twitter (feed #3) 3:29pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

RT @mashable: My Twitemperature Reveals World’s Hottest Twitter User ( http://tinyurl.com/75rpvh )|| Arrgh, a plague of tweet rankings on us
twitter (feed #3) 5:36pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

@dangillmor Keen’s context is mangled by trying to play to both sides, covering his elitism and obfuscations with "sensible liberal" ideas
twitter (feed #3) 6:11pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

@kevinmarks @dangillmor @vielmetti -Let’s leave troll unfed. Think Keen’s m.o. is to concoct arguments from an unassailable false "center"
twitter (feed #3) 6:17pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

RT @valdiskrebs Wild guess:a recent Twitter App that asked for your name AND password gave today’s phishers access|great point. changing pwd

Daily Digest for 2009-01-02

blog (feed #1) 12:59am Daily Digest for 2009-01-01
twitter (feed #3) 12:36pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

The People’s Daily is complaining about cheap knock-offs being sold for cheaper than ever. Crisis hits Silk Street, http://bit.ly/xyCE
twitter (feed #3) 12:40pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

In November, consumption based on prices fell, but consumption by volume rose on much lower prices. http://bit.ly/kQr2
twitter (feed #3) 12:42pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

India cut interest rates by 1% today, the central bank sounding like the U.S. Fed 12 mos. ago: "slowing ahead." http://bit.ly/e6Bf
twitter (feed #3) 12:45pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

China’s exports down for 5th straight month, the growth rate may be as low as 5.5%. http://bit.ly/1Dus2Z
twitter (feed #3) 12:46pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

Head of NASA Goddard implores Obama to phase out coal-power, carbon tax with 100% dividends, and better nuclear. http://bit.ly/3ZIa6A
twitter (feed #3) 12:49pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

@valdiskrebs — great write up about the cost-benefit of Twitter follow rates. An important contrarian perspective. http://bit.ly/Vm2B
twitter (feed #3) 12:55pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

@ dangillmor — can you follow me so I can DM response to you? Thanks! Mitch
twitter (feed #3) 12:55pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

@dangillmor — can you follow me so I can DM response to you? Thanks! Mitch
twitter (feed #3) 1:03pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

@valdiskrebs makes sense for most people, I think. the star system of unlimited following dilutes value for all but a very few.
twitter (feed #3) 2:52pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

@peterkaminski @hexodus diff. between respect RTing and utility RTing distinct. Respect emphasizes source auth vs util = use-value of data
twitter (feed #3) 4:35pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

2008 produced worst liquidity for VCs since 2003 — down 58% from 2007 http://bit.ly/14C9b
lastfm (feed #8) 4:45pm admin scrobbled a song on On My Ears.

lastfm (feed #8) 4:47pm admin scrobbled a song on On My Ears.

lastfm (feed #8) 4:59pm admin scrobbled a song on On My Ears.

lastfm (feed #8) 5:01pm admin scrobbled a song on On My Ears.

lastfm (feed #8) 5:18pm admin scrobbled a song on On My Ears.

blog (feed #5) 5:21pm admin published a blog post.

twitter (feed #3) 5:24pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

RT @raminf: First app using iPhone animation engine I built for client just came out on appstore. Marley & Me is #35 for paid apps. Huzzah!
lastfm (feed #8) 5:26pm admin scrobbled a song on On My Ears.

blog (feed #5) 5:36pm admin published a blog post.

lastfm (feed #8) 5:40pm admin scrobbled a song on On My Ears.

lastfm (feed #8) 5:43pm admin scrobbled a song on On My Ears.

lastfm (feed #8) 5:46pm admin scrobbled a song on On My Ears.

lastfm (feed #8) 5:49pm admin scrobbled a song on On My Ears.

lastfm (feed #8) 5:53pm admin scrobbled a song on On My Ears.

lastfm (feed #8) 5:57pm admin scrobbled a song on On My Ears.

twitter (feed #3) 7:08pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

@peterkaminski — reputation could build from repeated RTing, but I wouldn’t say it was a cause of RTing in most cases, rather an effect.
twitter (feed #3) 8:19pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

Poor Chief Justice Roberts. He wants a raise on his $217K salary. He gets to retire at full salary after 15 years. http://bit.ly/e3oVF
twitter (feed #3) 8:23pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

Good paper on whether health insurance markets are actually competitive. (Answer: Not really) Via Marginal Revolution http://bit.ly/e3Fs
twitter (feed #3) 8:25pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

Mmmmm, and beautiful, too: Mandelbrot Broccoli — a dazzling vegetable http://bit.ly/DbA5
twitter (feed #3) 8:27pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

More good information about China’s suppression of the Charter 08 movement http://bit.ly/MfpI
twitter (feed #3) 8:29pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

Congrats Wikipedia on passing the $6M funding goal it set. http://bit.ly/nAdZ
lastfm (feed #8) 8:34pm admin scrobbled a song on On My Ears.

lastfm (feed #8) 8:39pm admin scrobbled a song on On My Ears.

lastfm (feed #8) 8:41pm admin scrobbled a song on On My Ears.

lastfm (feed #8) 8:44pm admin scrobbled a song on On My Ears.

lastfm (feed #8) 8:47pm admin scrobbled a song on On My Ears.

lastfm (feed #8) 8:53pm admin scrobbled a song on On My Ears.

lastfm (feed #8) 8:57pm admin scrobbled a song on On My Ears.

Daily Digest for 2009-01-01

twitter (feed #3) 3:33am admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

Good morning, but still pre-bedtime for us, as we’ve been reading and writing at our house. Happy New Year.
googlereader (feed #6) 3:09pm admin shared a link on My Google Reader Feed.

twitter (feed #3) 3:16pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

What Will Change Everything? A group rumination on future shocks to the system. http://bit.ly/vLsW
twitter (feed #3) 3:20pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

Black hole eats house (it’s someone’s crazy carpentry hobby). Picture at 11. http://bit.ly/xtbe
twitter (feed #3) 3:41pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

RT @valdiskrebs: RT @peterkaminski number of retweets :: measure of "respect" or utility? The latter is defensible. "Respect" something else
twitter (feed #3) 3:43pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

The Internet delivers, by Ramsey Stirling. "You are the product of the Internet." http://bit.ly/793L