Jay Collier (@JayCollier)

Midcoast Maine USA

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

January 2009

BatesCollege @KAHokanson Haven’t been there in years. Enjoy! http://www.mideastclub.c…

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Noted: Richard Burger of The Peking Duck (Lost Laowai China Blog) http://tinyurl.com/bj5rnf

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Noted: Facebook for Parents (Stanford) http://tinyurl.com/bteygt

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Noted: The Difference Between Panic and Urgency (Brad Feld) http://tinyurl.com/b8pf45

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RT: @mkapor “Users’ worst nightmare. Ma.gnolia suffers data loss.” http://bit.ly/1ojA Quick, backing 3-1/2 years of delicious bookmarks!

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How did it happen? 20 minutes drawn into Alan Partridge videos. Not Ricky Gervais, but still like watching a train wreck.

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RT: @lonniehodge “Interview w/Peking Duck the standard for China blogs” http://snurl.com/b1bub

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_The_ most dependable source of important insights on the news: ONN http://bit.ly/XM3gW

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@markgr I promise I hadn’t seen the graphic on page 198 when I created mine. http://bit.ly/V4Dz Same concept …

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@yenra Doing the same things — wood, firing up stove — except … why is “Hell’s Kitchen” worth the viewing time?

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As I gaze upon my 5y-olds construction paper “laptop” art project (drawn from memory), I say, again, read this book. http://bit.ly/ZjDH

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New Washington Post public wiki with profiles of administration insiders. Runs on Deki. http://whorunsgov.com/

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Requested feature for Twitterific: hold onto prior retweets the way replies are kept. There’s huge value is those RTs.

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Noted: Who will hire the Class of 2009? (Boston.com) http://tinyurl.com/cbp6mo

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Noted: Al Jazeera Creative Commons Repository http://cc.aljazeera.net/

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Noted: Warning: Dependence on Facebook, Twitter Could Be Hazardous to Your Business (MediaShift) http://tinyurl.com/bhhm5s

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@hacool How do you edit and view SVG or other vector formats?

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@hacool Nested, semantic divs, though. Mmm, mmm good.

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Step-by-step video about use of Facebook pages (not groups) for alumni associations. Don’t know about the music, though. http://bit.ly/2F3S

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RT @jayrosen_nyu “Google product manager will be Obama’s newly-created ‘director of citizen participation.’” http://is.gd/hDCC

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@markgr “Anyone familiar with the Inigral Facebook app?” I’m interested in what you learn … http://bit.ly/1pqCGB

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@senatorcollins Welcome to Twitter and YouTube.

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Noted: ‘The Graveyard Book’ Wins Newbery Medal (NPR) http://tinyurl.com/dkkrhn

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@utpress My pleasure. Thanks for following.

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@utpress More higher education institutions and people on Twitter. http://bit.ly/UusN

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Noted: Emergence: What we can learn from Twitter retweets (Steffan Antonas) http://tinyurl.com/bybdxw

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@SpecialDee I’ve used Firefox faithfully for, well, it seems like years. Newest update turned to molasses for me. I’ll return when fixed.

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Goodbye Firefox 3.04 and 3.05. You are just too slow for me. Hello default Safari.

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Noted: How to Write a Good RFP (Influence) http://tinyurl.com/7pe6cg

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RT @BILL_ROMANOS “Interesting map of gas prices across the USA” http://ff.im/-NFav

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Delicious.com: “Sorry, the page you requested was not found.” Huh?

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How to use Twitter poorly, and how to compound the problem afterwards. http://bit.ly/be9E

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@bkdelong @Mortman @Beaker Have you ever tried Poverty Lane ciders? http://bit.ly/1c2ugd

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More thoughts on _asocial_ media. http://bit.ly/17UzS

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Noted: Brandeis to sell school’s art collection (The Boston Globe) http://tinyurl.com/cyl2mu

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Noted: Barack Obama, Facebook, BlackBerry, White House employees (Salon News) http://tinyurl.com/awqeoe

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@SpecialDee Yes! My daughter likes quinoa pasta with the garnishes you mentioned. Hey, I’m getting hungry again, and I already had dinner.

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Noted: ‘Curation,’ and journalists as curators (Teaching Online Journalism) http://tinyurl.com/5tye33

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RT @jayrosen_nyu To get up to speed on curation as an editorial art and journalists as curators, see this post.” http://is.gd/a5j4

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@SpecialDee According to Braggs, “The Mother” is a master (mistreess?) enzyme that activates digestion.

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@AdmissionsQuest There is a known problem with Twitter API errors with too many requests, so this process only checks 2-3 times an hour.

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@AdmissionsQuest I fed the Twitter RSS through RSSMix.com and then used the Notes app. Roundabout! http://bit.ly/FGcS

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Noted: Ooooh, not good. 404 error (PolitiFact) http://tinyurl.com/bltbyf

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@SpecialDee Braggs is great! My uncle used to say a tsp. a day of “living” apple cider vinegar (organic with enzymes) will keep you healthy.

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Anyone studying _asocial_ media? My definition: soapbox monologues on unmoderated blogs with no interest in dialogue.

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@TobyDiva I appreciate your clear presentation of the benefits of social media, and how to get started. @specialdee

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Happy lunar new year 4707 tomorrow!

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Watching BBC’s “The State Within” (2006) on Netflix instant viewing. $9/month plan. Good deal.

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RT: @FreeVermont @winterdreamer “That’s why I’ve stopped eating food with labels.”

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RT: @SpecialDee @TobyDiva Broad, practical overview of social media http://tinyurl.com/aazg3v

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@SpecialDee Still a prototype, but there’s so much going on here. Trying to bring it all together. http://bit.ly/b542

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@SpecialDee @MarkDykeman One nice thing about NetVibes: you can have a public version: http://bit.ly/b542

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BBC Coupling S4Ep6. Steve at the birth of his son. “And then he looked at me and, oh my goodness me. I became someone else entirely.”

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Life is so 16:9.

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@SpecialDee Twitter feeds into Facebook and Friendfeed. Each have their own strengths. Netvibes, too. What’s My Space?

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Finishing an annual report/presentation for tomorrow’s Alumni Council meeting. Looking forward to seeing everyone!

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Wow, thanks for all the edits to the Higher Ed. Tweeps spreadsheet! http://bit.ly/UusN

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@adamstahr That question is too hard. Good: comfort food. Bad: takes money out of local economy, long supply chain. In Defense of Food.

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@bentforkz Our 3Mbps DLS now at 1.5. http://bit.ly/2wnY5b MAE-east appears to be down. http://bit.ly/6tM7 You?

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@bentforkz And I had left early to pick up my daughter. That’ll teach me.

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@bentforkz You tweet to warn me of a traffic jam. I get caught in that very traffic jam. You pass me and honk. Very small world!

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Noted: The country’s new robots.txt file (Kottke.org) http://tinyurl.com/84ljpb

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Noted: The point of return (The Boston Globe) http://tinyurl.com/56u3cm

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@LDinSTL_Chimera All I did was set up a spreadsheet seeded with @KarlynM’s data. It’s owned by the community now. http://bit.ly/UusN

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Noted: White House stops pending Bush regulations for review (Reuters) http://tinyurl.com/9vexx2

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@circa1978 Spead the word: yes. Add a column when confirmed: sure! I’m especially interested in finding faculty on Twitter. You?

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I’m still perplexed by the new FB interface — which is why I stay away. How to update RSS feed in Notes app?

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@HolyGod You brought me nothing but followers claiming to act in your name. So, unbeliever that I am, I must banish you from my Tweet life.

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@NYTimesKristof He still used the term “non-believers” … not the most positive label.

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CNN: From the parade down to Midland, Texas. The plane is flying in …

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RT @jayrosen_nyu “The White House is blogging. Sort of. ” http://is.gd/gAL1 Communication, transparency, participation.

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Warmer in Maine than in D.C.!

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Now live: http://www.whitehouse.go…. Fortunately, the Barney video is gone.

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Watching with no narration/interpretation has been inspiring. My own thoughts!

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Current is superimposing Twitter over the inauguration at 11:30. http://bit.ly/2SVdOD

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@CathyWebSavvyPR I looked in my FB “Wall” status list and the feed stopped completely on January 2. Uninstalled and reinstalled. Here goes.

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Just looked at FB and my Twitter statuses aren’t being posted. Twitter app is active. Is there a trick?

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Advanced search for all of the trending Twitter terms. http://bit.ly/Moys

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CNN’s live crane shot from over the mall is absolutely amazing. No narration, but a sense of joy, spectacle, personal, universal.

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Watching live multi-stream CNN coverage (thanks @bentforkz) with Facebook friend statuses. Haven’t been in FB much lately. Cool integration.

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RT: @lonniehodge “The Facebook CNN Live Feed of the inauguration is amazing…Perfect here in south China….”

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Noted: inls490 Bookmarks (Delicious) http://tinyurl.com/7ebmu4

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@faziarizvi Please do add yourself. There is a column for role … includes students.

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@ccmaine That’s great. Share the details when available.

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@nickdenardis Some people, like me, have multiple accounts for different roles.

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@KarlynM Cool. I’m working to convince faculty to participate in Delicious and Twitter, so this is oriented toward that audience.

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Experiment underway: Higher education people on Twitter. Google spreadsheet. Honor system for now. http://bit.ly/B6rr

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@KarlynM @BryanAlexander @edwebb FWIW: High ed. Twitter people on Google Doc (honor system) http://bit.ly/B6rr

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RT: @arorasaurabh 5 Best ways to watch the inauguration online: http://adjix.com/qq5t #inaug09

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Noted: Nieman Reports: ‘Journalism’s Digital Future’ (Poynter Online) http://tinyurl.com/8wa4dd

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@KarlynM @edwebb How about a GoogleDoc or DabbleDB that can be sorted by field?

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RT: @alumnifutures After the mashup and the remix: curation http://bit.ly/2cCgvD. See also: http://bit.ly/qgSU

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RT: @luker “…millennials prefer online offerings that are lean, curated and respectful of their limited time.” http://tinyurl.com/8wa4dd

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Lifehacker’s guide to online inauguration coverage. http://bit.ly/10aCL #inaug09. Also, GoogleNews: http://bit.ly/d0NL.

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Can someone share URLs for network feeds? (No TV in this house.) #inaug09

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@hollyfowler Hope you’ll share your decision! It’s a virtual vacation for me … ;)

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Noted: Obama’s Wide Web (washingtonpost.com) http://tinyurl.com/6kapzk

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Noted: Colleges and Universities Adopt Social Media (Society for New Communications Research) http://tinyurl.com/9vm2uq

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@SpecialDee Yes! I’m imagining the amount of coord. needed to launch WhiteHouse.gov tomorrow … and they were able to keep it under wraps.

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RT: @yenra http://bit.ly/aKgr. Great! Do you also have any tips for excluding HTML for mobile? Liked this, didn’t work: http://bit.ly/WIJW.

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@ccmaine Will you record your TechMaine presentation for we in the overflow crowd?

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@bentforkz Oops … 150 updates an hour ;) Still a lot, but doesn’t seem quite as crazy … Besides, he responded to my comment.

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Inauguration on Twitter at #inaug09: http://tinyurl.com/9964mu. 150 updates a minute. Watch them live.

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@SpecialDee I like “Elusive.” It’s just so hard to organize the unorganizable.

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@edwebb @KarlynM coordinated a list of HighEd tweeple: http://bit.ly/IeN. I was hoping someone’s done the same for faculty. Not too many?

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@chrisbrogan So how do I find out what’s important? I only have a minute an hour to scan …

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I’m looking for a list of faculty on Twitter. No luck yet. Any ideas?

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@bentforkz Does @chrisbrogan really have 31k+ updates? Every couple of minutes? Now _that’s_ a life stream.

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@edwebb Great ideas! I like “bomb-diggity” best, followed by “pizazz” “secret ingredient” and “certain something”

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@SpecialDee For some reason, it’s hard to imagine “don’t know” “beats me” or “unknown” in IA. More mysterious? Inspirational?

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RT: @ellenkanner “Maine reception at Cannon bldg fun.” http://twitpic.com/14vpc. Cool

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@hollyfowler Cinnamon Bay, Virgin Islands National Park, St. John, USVI. http://bit.ly/4y8XV3 http://bit.ly/OJHk Send DM for Flickr pass.

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@yenra Please do share tips for tweaking HTML/CSS for mobile/iPhone … without a separate site.

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@dylanw The Awesome is good. Already: The Unspoken (too scary). Gestalt (too brusque). The Place. The Thing. Always back to Je Ne Sais Quoi

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Noted: New Children’s drama inspired by Chinese myths and legends (BBC) http://tinyurl.com/a5356r

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@dylanw I’m contemplating how to organize content about that “certain something,” the intangible qualities of our campus community.

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Looking for one- or two-word English alternatives to “je ne sais quoi” for an information architecture. http://bit.ly/aSKP

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Noted: Change.gov coming to the White House (AFP) http://tinyurl.com/a3m7gu

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RT @bentforkz Portland, ME expected snowfall totals: http://tinyurl.com/87sybh (Glad it’s light and fluffy.)

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Noted: Two Million Minutes Trailer (YouTube) http://tinyurl.com/yscehf

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@yenra Thanks. I’ve been discovering great resources via Delicious searches these days.

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Noted: Horizon: The President’s Guide to Science http://tinyurl.com/6x777s

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Noted: Life of a Star: 12 billion years in 6 minutes (YouTube) http://tinyurl.com/8556zu

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Reading: OSM 2008: A Year of Edits on Vimeo http://vimeo.com/2598878

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Reading: The Nature of Education, Educational Development, and the Rhythm of Growth (A.N. Whitehead) http://tinyurl.com/9952ey

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Reading: What Matters in College After College (Annapolis Group Survey) http://tinyurl.com/8vzqz3

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There was a controversy over unfollowing recently? Let me know who wrote about it, so I can unfollow them.

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@dontgetcaught It’s hard to imagine the mid-Atlantic below zero! We’re not much lower here on the coast. The woodpile holds out. Stay warm!

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Reading: Change (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy) http://tinyurl.com/hnj6n

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Reading: How Google Is Making Us Smarter (Discover magazine) http://tinyurl.com/a6r28j

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Reading: A Job Guiding Web Surfers to Your Company’s Site (NYTimes.com) http://tinyurl.com/9uaozd

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Reading: Getting Started with WPMU - Installation, databases, FTP and more WPMU DEV - WordPress MU plugi.. http://tinyurl.com/6p5o7x

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@keithneisler I’d like to read your blog entry with our “Did You Know” edit, but it’s restricted. Do you have a public version?

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It’s so clear and crisp, I went outside to get wood and felt like I was walking with Orion. The stars are that close.

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RT: @mainebusiness “Twitter tips for beginners.” http://twurl.nl/5murwh

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@bentforkz Did you change accounts? Anyway … now following this one.

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Reading: Barack Obama: A Letter to My Daughters (Parade) http://tinyurl.com/8q3yp9

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RT: @mkapor “Obama to his kids: ‘What I Want for You - and Every Child in America.’” http://bit.ly/aL34

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I’ve been affected by Steve Jobs announcement more than I thought I would be. Apple has enabled creativity for more than 20 years. I’m sad.

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25-degree different in low temperatures in Maine from north to south. Glad we live near the coast.

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Bookmarked: Ten things every journalist should know in 2009 (Journalism.co.uk) http://tinyurl.com/8s5cwj

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RT: @kylejames “10 best incentives for others to follow up on your tweet.” http://bit.ly/tHrr

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RT: @mainebusiness “3 skills that web workers should develop this year.” http://twurl.nl/2b6juo

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Bookmarked: Surge in Chinese internet users (BBC News) http://tinyurl.com/77bnae

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RT: @ramskill “Ten things every journalist should know in 2009.” http://tr.im/701d

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RT: @jowyang “Massive growth of China’s internet users (which is already larger than pop of USA)” http://tinyurl.com/77bnae

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@SpecialDee Many of us share these fundamental perspectives on liberal arts education. I’m currently interested in distinctive approaches.

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@markgr The Ning documentation for specialized feeds is no longer public. Looking for formatting.

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@markgr Is there any way to separate content from actions as separate feeds?

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Bookmarked: On the Uses of a Liberal Education … (Mark Edmundson) http://tinyurl.com/7sk2sj

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@markgr I saw Ian Anderson twice, once during the Songs-from-the-Wood era. I still revisit that & Heavy Horses during agrarian meditations.

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RT: @placesense “A ‘classic’ pair of essays by Shorris and Edmundson: http://bit.ly/14Wyn and http://bit.ly/fUfO” Thank you!

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Bookmarked: Metaphors in higher education: space and nourishment (Teagle) http://tinyurl.com/7wytfk

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Bookmarked: The Teagle Foundation http://tinyurl.com/8vpgxo

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Bookmarked: What’s a Liberal Arts Education Good For? (Michael Roth) http://tinyurl.com/5epwm5

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Bookmarked: On the Purpose of a Liberal Arts Education (Virtual Salt) http://tinyurl.com/74lc6m

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Bookmarked: For the Love of Learning (Yahoo Education) http://tinyurl.com/ywq4j6

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I’ve been spending limited Twitter time over @BatesCollege. Right now: Listening to favorite ’80s tunes while drafting a creative brief.

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Bookmarked: How We Operate (Gomez) http://tinyurl.com/9w78tj

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Bookmarked: Life Is A Long Song (Ian Anderson) http://tinyurl.com/97f98o

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Bookmarked: Beyond TweetBacks: Introducing TweetSuite (Dan Zarrella) http://tinyurl.com/7dbgaf

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Bookmarked: ‘We need to fix our CMS,’ say communicators in new poll (Regan) http://tinyurl.com/7xr7uy

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Bookmarked: Why the Internet Weakens the Authority of the Press (PressThink) http://tinyurl.com/8lkebu

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Bookmarked: Bates College offers ‘Inaugurating Change’ (SunJournal.com) http://tinyurl.com/77ca9r

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Bookmarked: Internet Overtakes Newspapers as News Outlet (Pew Research Center) http://tinyurl.com/93u3f4

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Bookmarked: How Web 2 are you? (Quizible) http://tinyurl.com/a85m3g

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@aaronrester I laughed so hard my stomach still hurts.

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Bookmarked: Nothing Can Prepare You For The Microsoft Songsmith Commercial - Parody? or not? http://tinyurl.com/777rox

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Bookmarked: Ben Jones ’96 (Oberlin Blogs) http://tinyurl.com/7jftfj

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Here comes the snow. Brought in the firewood.

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@MPBNnews You could post when local segments are released online, with URLs to a page with support opportunities. That’d be good for Twit.

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Bookmarked: Social network (Wikipedia) http://tinyurl.com/6hrcy8

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@markgr @SpecialDee Twitter feeds weren’t working b/c I hit my limit on feed requests. Going to route through Feedburner /http://bit.ly/sHBo

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@SpecialDee Thanks. I’m still getting a hang of it.

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@kylejames Twitter credibility crunch time. I read that the average human can only truly manage 150 weak social ties. 1000s? No way.

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@kylejames First adopters, gold rush, credibility crunch. Applies to Twitter, too.

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What a moonrise!

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@MPBNnews Do you have a sister Twitter feed for programming?

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@markgr So it seems. Something changed in the last week, too, because an RSS feed that had been working for months threw a non-stop 400.

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Working on a creative brief for the new Bates virtual front door. http://bit.ly/V4Dz

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No success burning Twitter RSS feed with Feedburner. Also problem with Feed2JS. A change to Twitter?

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Human fear devalues “the other.” To heal earth, we must integrate our selves with the other, bit by bit.

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Ramping up Bates’ Twitter feed, bit by bit. http://twitter.com/Bates…

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@alumnifutures There probably is a Twitteric … but, in my case, it was a typo ;) Thwirl/Air interface has poor anti-aliasing.

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Trying the new version of Thwirl so I can keep track of multiple accounts. I still like Twitteric better.

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@FreeVermont Thanks for the URL. Sorry to hear about Freyne.

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@catha Nice magazine. Do you have plans of integrating it with your home page? Or keep separate? http://bit.ly/RbEa

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@therichbrooks The second part of the trick is to have other WordPress posts (or the phrase “top 10 plugins”) nearby. That’ll snag ‘em.

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@wending Yes, one of these is a mirage. I just haven’t yet figured out which one.

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@megmaker Twitterific only pops up when something comes in, it’s pretty small and I just check occasionally, like Blitz er e-mail.

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