Jay Collier (@JayCollier)

Midcoast Maine USA

The below is an off-site archive of all tweets posted by @JayCollier ever

December 2007

Sitting around the wood stove after a day of sledding, snowgirl building, and a planetarium show at our library. A perfect vacation day!

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Finally getting back to normal after the surreal season.

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Listening to my Last.fm radio station through their Facebook app … an expansion on my favorite music. Nice service.

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What a beautiful day for sledding and snow forts. Two snow days already and winter doesn’t start until tomorrow! http://tinyurl.com/38un67

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Facebook is an excellent aggregator of external content, but I hate originating anything in there … can’t get it out!

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Revisiting Senge’s Fifth Discipline. Why hasn’t it been more influential? Too idealistic? Ahead of its time? http://tinyurl.com/ywy7bp

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Finally, Facebook status “is” is no more … http://tinyurl.com/26p363

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I have advised against under-construction graphics for years. Now, Flickr is using one. Wrong? Or retro? http://tinyurl.com/3cm4r9

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Yale put seven complete courses online this week, including assignments, problem sets, and “gavel-to-gavel” video. http://tinyurl.com/2ytr99

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Living in Maine, it’s strange to have an extra day of warning before winter storms reach us … and the ocean seems to moderate them all

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Howard Rheingold on young people, participatory media, and civic engagement. http://tinyurl.com/yon2vs

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Transitioning from public relations to social media; from unauthentic broadcasts to authentic conversations. http://tinyurl.com/ysqpsp

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Compassion: “An understanding of the emotional state of another… and desire to reduce the suffering of another” http://tinyurl.com/2s6jmk

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I want a wall-to-wall for Twitter. “Replies” is not enough. It doesn’t show the whole thread.

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@mherzber I’m sure it was funny, but you underestimate your reach. Assume the widest audience and you’ll get it. Assume less …

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“It’s a sad fate to be well known to everybody else and still unknown to himself” from Michael Apted’s Amazing Grace on William Wilberforce

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Decorated little tree last night. L. said, “Now, Christmas is in my heart.”

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@apeterson Is there something wrong with being rooted in the past (even before the ’90s)? So long as it allows the canopy to grow stronger.

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New metaphor for testing: “Why douse a tree when the whole forest is on fire?”

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@apetersen I’ve always used “Web site” because World Wide Web is a proper noun, so it is capitalized and a separate word.

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Some find meaning up the mountain. Others look to each snow flake and blade of grass. Why not up AND down?

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Americans wants cheap toys. China makes them. Americans scream for safer toys. China makes them. Now Americans will pay. Market correction.

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Mesmerized by 1 Giant Leap and Michael Stipe “The Way You Dream” again … Listen at: http://tinyurl.com/2odekc

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@mherzber Your most recent tweet was just presented to colleagues ;) I’ve stopped following … Sorry.

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“The tools we use have always shaped us, our bodies, our arts, our architecture …” http://tinyurl.com/ypxypy

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“The diversity of experience, culture, and age that mark our society can and will shape our institutions.” http://tinyurl.com/32kfzr

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Enron, Smartest Guys in the Room: “Fastow had gambled Enron’s future on the hope that its stock would never fall.” Sound familiar?

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Does this rate as important to anyone? http://tinyurl.com/2hbd82

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Wow, it’s really coming down. This is the earliest snow day I can remember.

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I guess we’re the last to get this storm up here. At least, we’ve been warned. Nothing yet, though.

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