Jay Collier (@JayCollier)

Midcoast Maine USA

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

December 2008

Bookmarked: 50 Resources for Getting the Most Out of Google Analytics http://u.mavrev.com/0k4e

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@dontgetcaught The essence of a person remains in consciousness, even when years pass. It is, indeed, a real gift to reconect.

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Let it snow! Just in time to replenish our sledding hill for New Years.

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RT: @bokardo @dcancel Firefox plugin scans for bugs http://is.gd/ehZq If I could just use 3.0.5 (too slow!), I’d try it out.

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@MPBNnews Thanks for starting this service.

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Facebook folks: all of my status notes come from Twitter. http://twitter.com/jcoll…

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@dontgetcaught If it weren’t for my French teachers’ acceptance of Tintin and Asterix, I’d never have learned what X##**!! means.

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5-yr-old: “Captain Haddock sure is silly!” I think: “Yes, a loveable drunkard spouting bombastic expletives.” How will Spielberg cast that?

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Another generation fascinated with Tintin in Tibet. Also, Sony to fund two Tintin movies directed by Steven and Jackson http://bit.ly/10zFJ

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RT @linademartinez @arstechnica @lessig: “Creative Commons flourishing despite rough economy.” http://tinyurl.com/74rh72

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Dear daughter just drew Chinese-style scrolls of highlights from each year of her young life.

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@monicawright RT: “Google’s big changes” http://bit.ly/d3mP More important after January 1: organic clicks, time on site, social actions.

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Making plans for a summer weekend at Hermit Island.

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Bookmarked: Top 20 Twitter Posts of 2008 (SEO Journal) http://u.mavrev.com/0bkg

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@nullvariable I’ve been following RTs for pointers to valuable posts … less time with Bloglines/RSS all the time.

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Light-speed advertising causes spontaneous combustion. Max Headroom on Joost. http://bit.ly/mrpC - 20 minutes into the future (US version :(

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@SpecialDee So many #resolutions are about effortful change. I figure the change is happening already; I just want to keep up with it.

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Bookmarked: Into Twitter idiot land (Scobleizer) http://is.gd/dPlL

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Finished draft RFP. Working on prototype next.

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Bookmarked: Micro-Giving: A New Era in Fundraising (Huffington Post) http://is.gd/dn2c

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@redstarvip RT: “Micro-Giving: A New Era in Fundraising” http://tinyurl.com/8az7xl

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I wish the early Christians had picked a later date for Christmas. These shortest days are for cocooning, not expanding.

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Bookmarked: Separating Real From Fake on the Internet (NYTimes.com) http://is.gd/dj22

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Merry Christmas everyone!

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Bookmarked: Creatives grow better in the South West (YouTube) http://is.gd/djqN

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Cornwall and Devon Flickr travelogue. (South West England ;) Coastal walking, Roman baths, mine tour, Eden project, pubs. http://bit.ly/GPtN

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@nickdenardis RT: “Creatives grow better in South West England” http://cli.gs/1W0szn HA!

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@nickdenardis I’ve used several integrating tools like ping & tumblr, but simple discreet tools, playing well together, work better for me.

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@nickdenardis Twitterific and Twitterfeed. That’s all.

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@FreeVermont Yes. With more people on Twitter, the knowledge broadens out … less emphasis on early-adopter topics. Next: more depth?

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My Facebook status comes from Twitter. I put @replies first (with RT retweets after) when I don’t want a tweet to appear in Facebook.

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Bookmarked: Twitter booms with 10,000 new users a day (News.com.au) http://is.gd/diL2

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@kylejames RT: http://www.time.com/flic… Time Magazine features Flickr user’s photos of Obama.

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@socialmedian RT: “Twitter booms with 10,000 new users a day” Best new tweet: “Holy **** I was just in a plane crash!” http://bit.ly/C5t5

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Bookmarked: Wordpress Notifier for Mac OSX http://is.gd/bvvm

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@nickdenardis Yes, I did notice. Have you ever written about your team, resources, and processes?

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@FreeVermont RT: “Very good contrarian article on urban gardening enthusiasm” http://bit.ly/16LAx8

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After a long day in the virtual world, an ocean breeze, waterfall mist, and a flat bread at the pub brings attention back to the physical.

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Listening to Lawrence Lessig on NPR.org. http://bit.ly/HRjD However, there seems to be no way to download. Have to listen to an ad first!

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@nickdenardis I’ve gotten the go-ahead to redevelop our home site. http://bit.ly/V4Dz Building on my strict framework. http://bit.ly/5LPr

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@nickdenardis A very nice site. Is the calendar custom-built or a deployed package?

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Bookmarked: Is the Web helping us evolve? (Salon Technology) http://is.gd/da1y

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Brad removed the #2013 Facebook prowlers list from Google Docs. Chronicle article comments illustrate persectives. http://bit.ly/oaxN

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@ccmaine Is Maine Tweetup always Thursdays?

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Bookmarked: Twitter Payments Using Tipjoy http://is.gd/d7K5

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Bookmarked: Using Twitter for Distributed Fundraising (WebWorkerDaily) http://is.gd/d01w

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@timoreilly 10% of a person’s Twitter stream from RSS - insight into online experience - is different from entire stream automated from RSS.

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@luker RT: “Private Colleges Worry About a Dip in Enrollment” http://tinyurl.com/8n9j5x

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@susansimon Thank you for writing about your neighbor’s holiday.

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Bookmarked: Black Hat Facebook Marketing (Mashable) http://u.mavrev.com/03b4

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@ariherzog I bookmark to Delicious. Use Twitterfeed to post to Twitter with prefix “Bookmarked:” Is that what you meant?

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Bookmarked: Branding the Los Angeles Times on Twitter (AriWriter) http://is.gd/cPLk

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Bookmarked: Reimagining direct marketing with a (Twitter) spin | Coop’s Corner - CNET News http://is.gd/cF3m

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Just bought the last sled at the store for my daughter. Our mountain of snow is already higher than last year in December.

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@kylemathews RT: “Great article on one experienced programmers journey from Drupal hater to Drupal lover” http://bit.ly/2GV4

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@socialmedian RT: Twitter tip: “send @replies which aren’t too interesting for other people via a DM.” http://bit.ly/jQYv

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Bookmarked: Want to improve your Web site? Delete your content (Ragan) http://is.gd/cXRV

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Bookmarked: In ‘Grown Up Digital,’ the Virtues of the Millennials (NYTimes.com) http://is.gd/cXRR

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@PressHerald RT: “As you dig out, take comfort in this: yesterday’s storm broke a 75-year record for Dec. 21.” http://tinyurl.com/7uch8m

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@ramskill RT: “Twitter is like being part of one global brain - there may be pulses of info that pass us by, but sometimes we catch gold…”

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@elliemay It’s such a small world! I hope to meet more folks in person in 2009. (Can’t get myself to say “tweeple” yet … oops.)

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Solstice contemplation: I so appreciate the reconnections with friends, old and new, made possible by Facebook and Twitter this year. Peace.

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@davekerpen RT: “My thoughts on Facebookgate and what colleges can do to fix this.” http://tinyurl.com/faceg… #2013

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Bookmarked: 100 Websites With Outstanding Artistic Design (Webdesigner Depot) http://is.gd/cziu

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Bookmarked: The Boy in the Striped Pajamas (Christianity Today Movies) http://is.gd/cL2B

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Disagreement ≠ disrespect.

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Reread this! HAH! “No cable, so no trailers. Look for reviews afterwards. Boy in the Striped Pajamas. Closest: http://bit.ly/UiTZ

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Posted: The next phase: Home Site 4 http://tinyurl.com/a6zjxb

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@ramskill RT: “100 Websites With Outstanding Artistic Design” http://tr.im/2iay

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No cable, so no trailers. Look for reviews afterwards. Boy in the Striped Pajamas. Closest: http://bit.ly/UiTZ

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Bookmarked: Company Created Official-Looking ‘Class of 2013’ Facebook Groups (Chronicle.com) http://is.gd/cGN3

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Bookmarked: Facebookgate (higher ed marketing) http://is.gd/cvPY

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Bookmarked: Fake University Facebook Groups (infOpinions) http://is.gd/cI0q

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Links to stories about the Facebook/College Prowler case: http://delicious.com/tag…

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Just caught up with the Facebook/College Prowler #2013 thread. Mountain out of a molehill. http://bit.ly/xiIJ

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@ariherzog You’re right. Thank you. Tweet out …

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Hulu lets you vote down an ad, but you can’t vote “no” more than once, even though you may have to sit through it more than once.

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@ariherzog Why bother doing anything? (Post-nerd procrastination?)

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@ccmaine Why put off tomorrow what you can do today? (Nerd test 101.)

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The Homecoming: A Christmas Story (1971). Should we get a DVD, or leave the fond memories alone? Does it hold up? http://bit.ly/KhkY

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@ramskill RT: (TwiTip): ‘The Misunderstood Uses of Twitter and Facebook. Are You a Friend, Follower or a Fool?’ - http://tr.im/2hei

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@kathrynspruill Yes. Oh, wait. Been there, done that. I supposed unused social networks don’t have this problem. #2013

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@pong Fear of manipulation by outsiders, outrage, mob mentality. (I remind students to assume _everything_ they do online is public.) #2013

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@susansimon Baker Tower is just a blur. http://bit.ly/EcNm Hasn’t started here in Maine yet. http://bit.ly/t3Jb

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@mainewebworks For me, link text on twitter.com is hot and can be command-clicked.

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@mainewebworks Does command-click on a link in PC Firefox open the link in a new tab? Is that what you’re trying to do?

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Bookmarked: Top 10 Enterprise Web Products of 2008 (ReadWriteWeb) http://is.gd/bZHl

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@isaacson My skin is thicker now … oh, yes, and I can take twouches more easily, too.

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@isaacson Yes, I think teaching students about evaluation of credibility and veracity should start before college.

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@wnalyd There are already over 500 Facebook groups for Bates and if something was negative, I certainly wouldn’t recommend shutting down.

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@mainewebworks What benefits am I missing by having bookmarks stored locally rather than in Delicious/FF sync?

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Announced next phase of Bates online. http://bit.ly/V4Dz

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@PressHerald RT: “Maine bracing for the first of three storms.” http://tinyurl.com/4dz4g8

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College Prowler made a poor strategy decision, and the community proved it. Simply not outrageous or wrong. Evolution. #2013

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@bentforkz Definitely poor strategy, and the community proved it. Simply not outrageous.

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@tomaswk @JamieHS Yes, Facebook Fan Pages are made for official content. I think this is why they created them #2013

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This is strange. http://twitter.com/Br3nd… “I am not human. Talk to me! 3% chance i’ll talk back.” Unfollow.

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@tomaswk Have any affected schools gone into the #2013 Facebook group and surveyed the members?

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@wnalyd Yes. That is the core of the question: to what degree does Facebook have responsibility to free speech? None, really. #2013

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@JamieHS Good point. Now, do Facebook groups have “official” credibility for 17 year olds? #2013

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@JamieHS What is an “official” Facebook group? I see multiple groups for classes; those providing the greatest service gain members. #2013

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Bookmarked: “We have crossed the line” (Squared Peg) http://is.gd/cxwT

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@wnalyd Facebook is an open, evolutionary environment (think Hyde Park
); aggressive marketing comes with the territory. #2013

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@wnalyd A public square allows free speech. The audience can say “no, that’s not for me,” as has been done here. But it’s not outrageous.

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@isaacson Anyone can create or participate in a Facebook group. I’m in several class sites. Caveat emptor. #2013

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@wnalyd No question misrepresentation is bad, and that this group made a change. But Facebook is a public square. #2013

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@isaacson Anyone can create or participate in a Facebook group. I’m in several class sites. I must have missed the lying part …

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Ok, so College Prowler apologized for aggressive marketing in Facebook. But that’s what Facebook is for. Why the outrage? #2013

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Ok, so College Prowler apologized for aggressive marketing in Facebook. But that’s what Facebook is for. Why the outrage? http://bit.ly/SLox

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@BryanAlexander “[blog] Comments are not a conversation.” Agreed. Blogs= presentation with Q&A. Wikis= group discuss. Twitter= speed dating.

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Facebook is not an extension of College marketing; it is an organic, freewheeling public service. Buyer beware. #2013.

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Twitter discussion on manipulation of Facebook groups for class of #2013: http://tinyurl.com/4xqbpt

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Bookmarked: Why we’re doing this work (Bates Online Media Group) http://is.gd/cwUC

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Just posted my reedit of the 2007 video Did You Know for higher education leaders. We live in exponential times. http://batesmedia.net/

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Bookmarked: There’s something going down on Facebook (SquaredPeg) http://is.gd/cs4C

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What matters most to you?

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@bradjward @nickdenardis RT: “There’s something going down on Facebook.” Pay attention. http://is.gd/cpxX

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@kylejames RT: “Netflix on demand and Hulu” Agreed. @KarlynM @mherzber

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@timoreilly “Big moments for social media in 2008, 2009?” Open government. Ning.

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RT: @dweinberger “Why I (a liberal) am glad Rick Warren’s invited to the Inaug.” Read comments. http://bit.ly/5egu

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Bookmarked: Why Schools Shouldn’t Ignore Social Media (edSocialMedia) http://is.gd/ckvl

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@amuhs Yes. Aerial views of neighorhoods: ok. Looking at lovingly-stacked wood pile: something else.

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@nealcross Nothing inappropriate in the Street View, just the feeling of being watched. Big-city and small-village streets feel different.

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@nealcross Jane Jacobs (& Robert Frost) wrote about distinctions between public and private spaces, but I still feel violated by StreetView.

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Oh my! Google Street View is now available for our little Maine village. Their van drove by a year ago; I can tell when from the wood pile!

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@bentforkz Thanks. Iterative development. Just wait a day … http://www.batesconnect….

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@placesense Can’t wait for a sneak peek of your rebuild.

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Bookmarked: Most Likely to Succeed by Malcolm Gladwell (The New Yorker) http://is.gd/aKBb

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Just posted summary of three online projects hosted in the cloud, branded for Bates. http://batesmedia.net/pr…

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Bookmarked: Lost in the Crowd - review of Gladwell’s “Outliers” (David Brooks) http://is.gd/bUT7

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@ramskill I’m disappointed if Qwitter quit, too. I’d thought I’d had a 0% follower-quitting rate.

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@mkapor Perhaps, social arrangements nurture “personal control of attention” more in some cultures. Both/and rather than either/or.

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@chronicle RT: Yale says budget cuts needed after 25-percent drop in endowment (44 percent of Yale’s annual budget) http://bit.ly/hxPH

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@luker RT: How Yahoo laid off one of their Flickr gurus. http://bit.ly/VACJ

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RT: @KarlynM OMG is right. How did they get actors who look so real? http://bit.ly/n2ub (“Barney Cam”)

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@susansimon Will you share your insights? “Share, Discuss and Incorporate Flickr Images into Your Course.”

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Bookmarked: Twitter Strategy (Jesse Liebman) http://is.gd/bY8Y

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RT: @sustainamuzz “American College & University Presidents Climate Commitment surpasses 600 signatures” http://bit.ly/A2Wz

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Bookmarked: swfobject (Google Code) http://is.gd/a6L

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@mainewebworks RT: “I use #swfobject to provide alternate text for SEs & screenreaders. Is it enough?” http://bit.ly/hLOx

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No patch for Internet Explorer 5, 6, or 7 zero-day vulnerability yet? Use another browser. http://bit.ly/Q2MD http://bit.ly/ABer

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@apetersen Worth losing a few tweets for such a transition, though, right? Keep us up to date on changes.

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Bookmarked: Digital renegades, or captives? (International Herald Tribune) http://is.gd/bfrP

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@robertdenton Thanks for the reminder … worth revisiting. Flew off radar when 3.0 went commercial. http://www.movabletype.o…

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@kylemathews RT: “Slides for building twitter in Drupal” http://tinyurl.com/6eqc6v Great! You’re like an external R&D team! Just say no.

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@mkapor @cfigallo RT: “Happy 70th birthday, Stewart Brand. Fitting tribute: Archive of Whole Earth Catalog now online.” http://bit.ly/9eTt

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@steveritchie RT: http://is.gd/bO5Q. Thanks! Substations, distribution, branch, single lines. We’re near police/fire; only out 4-6 hours.

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@buddypressdev RT: “BuddyPress beta release will be today around 3pm pacific time.”

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@steveritchie Doesn’t CMP start on streets serving more customers? Then less dense country roads? http://www3.cmpco.com/ou…

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@antonioviva @centraldesktop RT: “Top 10 IT Trends for Higher Education in 2009.” From Case Western CIO. http://tinyurl.com/66rk7t

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Perhaps people will choose to live closer to villages, rather than at the end of long rural roads expecting village-level services.

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CMP: Please deliver reports of where you’re working via Twitter, available via cell even when power is out.

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Central Maine Power defending lack of detailed communication about #2009icestorm, especially on Web site, live on MPBN.

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Via MPBN: 40,000 customers still without power in Maine.

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@mainebusiness RT: “Some thoughts on making Twitter useful during the #2008icestorm.” http://twurl.nl/5tl87t

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Bookmarked: Mike Caulfield (Keene State College) shares his secret http://is.gd/bMW3

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Bookmarked: The Way Web Should Be (Portland Press Herald) http://is.gd/bMW0

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31 days left: Are you our next online media producer? New position at Bates College closes January 15. http://batesmedia.net/

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@bentforkz Worthwhile. Detailed conceptual vision for engagement via social media. http://bit.ly/LQdO

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@KarlynM Sounds like opinion to me, but I’m probably wrong. http://bit.ly/vJOp

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@KarlynM Rhetorical. Taking grandstanding intent off the table, how to evaluate subjective opinion as good or bad, accurate or not?

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@dcfemella Interested in your evaluation of Disqus and IntenseDebate (now a WP/Automattic property).

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@KarlynM Do the Kawasakis & Arringtons & Scobles have a sense of personal responsibility, or are they maximizing profits? Can it be both?

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@KarlynM Yes, I think they’re high profile because they do. How do you measure the accuracy of opinion, though? Why irresponsible?

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@KarlynM I am not one of his 36,837 followers. FYI, here’s the article: http://bit.ly/PJLE

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@KarlynM There’s no imperative to buy Kawasaki’s kool aid. He also said: “Sell GM to Toyota” on the Scoble special. Hold him to his word.

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@KarlynM I think he meant Twitter as a “mechanism” a la Web browsers, e-mail, television, phone. Integrates all. Only a potential for now.

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(New URL.) Higher ed. social media folk: Take a look at this new data. http://bit.ly/1abH31

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@elliemay @karlynm Agreed. And you can regift the gift bags themselves. I think there are only 50 in the entire world.

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@mashable RT: “Why Brands ABSOLUTELY DO Belong on Twitter.” http://tinyurl.com/66achs

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@ramskill RT: Jing. Thanks for the reminder. http://bit.ly/44A66f How about audio?

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Higher ed. social media folk: Take a look at this new data. http://bit.ly/tfctQ. Enter 18-24 and target country. Compare to all adults.

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@Debategraph RT: “Should Obama fund NASA’s Constellation Program?” http://bit.ly/aRPh

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@KarlynM Depends on who “creates” brand. http://bit.ly/16HLW. Twitter is about reaching/interacting with a psychographic, not mass mkt.

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Kawasaki: “I think Twitter is, arguably, the most powerful branding mechanism since television.” http://bit.ly/PSSo

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