Daily Digest for 2009-02-02

lastfm (feed #8) 10:16am admin scrobbled a song on My Ears.

twitter (feed #3) 11:26am admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

Poor reporting makes Facebook revenue sound inevitable — privacy irrelevant http://bit.ly/rMS8
twitter (feed #3) 11:46am admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

RT @judico: Privacy is not always about porn or hiding things. Often it’s about an imbalance of power. Think you have nothing to hide?
twitter (feed #3) 11:48am admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

@jny2cornell at what point does getting the information in a news story right outweigh the urgency that it be published? Only in life-death
twitter (feed #3) 12:01pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

@jny2cornell per @yelvington – news judgment is reflection + vetting of info. That quality is lost when everyone is out for illusory scoops
twitter (feed #3) 12:49pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

@jny2cornell what should the journalist do on non-news days? Summarize events, "open forum"? There’s sense of having to deliver something
twitter (feed #3) 2:47pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

Freelance journalist, who reported being threatened by police, found decapitated in Kenya. Remeber why we need journos. http://bit.ly/VT6e
twitter (feed #3) 2:49pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

Cholera hits 60,000 cases in Zimbabwe, rainy season coming will make much worse, and aide funding is at 40% of target http://bit.ly/UGTP
twitter (feed #3) 2:54pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

International Red Cross worker describes cholera outbreak in Zimbabwe for BBC: http://bit.ly/3A0QHr
twitter (feed #3) 2:55pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

@marciamarcia that we mediate and express our knowledge through physical metaphors and analogies, which strongly shapes our ideas
twitter (feed #3) 3:00pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

@zefrank has a voice-activated drawing tool — volume controls the line. Would like to see great arias draw with this. http://bit.ly/17f3Y
twitter (feed #3) 3:04pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

Friend sends a card scan to me. Is this current? It’s my card from 1991. Indicates which? old friend; we’ve lost touch. http://bit.ly/GQ6V
twitter (feed #3) 3:07pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

I’d hate to see forensic progression versions of Second Life avatars in old age — they’d all look like old prostitutes and gnarled sailors.
twitter (feed #3) 3:09pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

The new canvas: Kiberia, Kenya slum rooftops become art that will be visible from space and, hence, in Google Earth. http://bit.ly/mzFB
twitter (feed #3) 3:21pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

Rethink: "Obama bypassing traditional media" to "if the President can talk directly, let citizens ask hard questions." http://bit.ly/wIIe6
twitter (feed #3) 3:31pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

Video: Scientists find geological evidence of 40-50 F-degree changes in sea temperature from carbon releases comp to nowhttp://bit.ly/Y7bZ
twitter (feed #3) 3:33pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

Obama+1 “At bare minimum, we should be able to count on our government keeping our kids safe when they eat peanut butter” http://bit.ly/lyeA
twitter (feed #3) 3:39pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

@kevinmarks i’d agree — they fancy themselves protectors. that’s why I suggested a reformulated version of the question with "Rethink:"
twitter (feed #3) 3:45pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

This SciAm piece seems to resurrect Phrenology, contains some fascinating conclusions about brain development. http://bit.ly/1V6SZ0
twitter (feed #3) 3:51pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

Paul Krugman handily disarms a stimulus critic. Most of the time, spending is just building a bridge…. http://bit.ly/15QmZt
twitter (feed #3) 3:58pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

How much wealth has evaporated? Oh, about $15 trillion. I still think we are in Jubilee range. http://bit.ly/OE6h
twitter (feed #3) 4:03pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

What is "community news" — members need to know they all have mutual links to people who share their concerns. http://bit.ly/3QxxbK
twitter (feed #3) 4:15pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

If correct, this article suggests intelligent life would be quite common. Nervous systems evolved twice on Earth. http://bit.ly/d3io
twitter (feed #3) 7:06pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

"Racial profiling methods may be flawed" No shit, Sherlock?
twitter (feed #3) 7:06pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

"Racial profiling methods may be flawed" No shit, Sherlock? Now, with link goodness: http://bit.ly/MvDc
twitter (feed #3) 7:08pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

China’s downturn has created 20 Million new unemployed, before counting migrant workers who stay in cities seeking work. http://bit.ly/eo7Y