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  • Installed DOSBox on my Mac, and now I'm running my old GW-BASIC and QuickBasic programs from 15-20 years ago. Geek nostalgia! #
  • Amen RT @edchi: Why twitter clients still suck: why cant I do a search over my feeds? Argh! #
  • @wordium Which Google T-shirt? in reply to wordium #

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  • @jwnichls There's an SF Bay ACM talk on the Google Prediction API tomorrow night. I'm thinking of going. http://bit.ly/cW15i2 in reply to jwnichls #
  • Stanford prof Lera Boroditsky argues that the language we speak
    profoundly affects the way we think. http://bit.ly/argfD9 #
  • @ChrisBeckmann Funny to think you used to be vegetarian. in reply to ChrisBeckmann #
  • @drjpierce @davidsinger Replacing the Death Star with a podrace does not sound like a good tradeoff. in reply to drjpierce #
  • Now that the 24" and 30" Cinema Displays are discontinued, Apple's only remaining external monitor model will cost $1000? Yeesh! #
  • Korean tacos take America by storm. http://nyti.ms/b2Vv8r #
  • @davidsinger Nice! I only have 2GB on my MacBook, which swaps like mad using Parallels or Photoshop Elements, and I can only expand to 4GB. in reply to davidsinger #
  • Khai Truong pointed me to the Simpsons parody of Kesha's Tik Tok. Now I can't get the damn song out of my head. #
  • A badge to get into a party at DefCon becomes a wireless interactive gaming platform. iPhone was used to test gameplay. http://bit.ly/bEjdxU #
  • What a real web design tool should have – http://bit.ly/aj5cG9 – and a follow-up – http://bit.ly/9Pa7z1 #
  • Damon Horowitz about Q&A servive Aardvark: it has no incentive mechanisms like points; they want to maximize altruism as a motivator. #
  • Isn't it odd that going to apple.com on an iPhone does not go to a mobile-specific version of the website? #
  • Ian Bogost, the creator of the Facebook game Cow Clicker, talks about social games and his satirical creation: http://bit.ly/ahQ7qN #

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  • A 60 km stretch of German autobahn is shut down for a festival. Party on! http://bit.ly/d5bqsC #
  • Indestructible soccer ball never needs pumping, withstands broken glass, sharp rocks. Buy 1, 1 gets donated. http://bit.ly/cJwOal #
  • Just saw Tron for 1st time, to prepare for sequel in Dec. Trailers look awesome: http://youtu.be/e1dHhktFLPs http://youtu.be/L9szn1QQfas #
  • @mcollins Not quite right, I *had* never seen Tron. I didn't admit it until it was no longer true. 🙂 in reply to mcollins #
  • Recent conversation topics in my office include QBasic, Logo, and Tron. Massive geek nostalgia. #
  • At Computer History Museum to watch Mark Zuckerberg. #chm #
  • Zuckerberg: the future of Facebook isn't its web site, it's the platform. #chm #net40 #thefacebookeffect #
  • Zuckerberg: Facebook has 400 engineers are writing code for 500 million users #chm #net40 #thefacebookeffect #
  • Zuckerberg: Facebook isn't leading in only a few countries: Brazil, Russia, Japan, South Korea, China #
  • Zuckerberg: Facebook isn't leading in only a few countries: Brazil, Russia, Japan, South Korea, China #chm #net40 #thefacebookeffect #
  • Taking a sneak peek of Computer History Museum's new exhibit opening in January. #chm #
  • Same here RT @landay: Me too RT @jeffbigham AT&T just sent me an email inviting me to visit their newly remodeled store in Niles, MI — #
  • @HCIR_GeneG Not sure, but Facebook now has 500 million users, around half logging in everyday. in reply to HCIR_GeneG #
  • Former exec of Nokia says it relies too much on contextual design — relevant for evolutionary products, not blue sky. http://bit.ly/aSjl1V #
  • Tron fun fact: "Alan," Tron's programmer played by Bruce Boxleitner, was named after Alan Kay. #
  • Record store owner with no pro training in sound engineering restores recordings of the cantor Yossele Rossenblatt. http://nyti.ms/ct6yps #

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  • Going to a World Cup party today where we're watching it delayed by 1.5 hours, so I'm going to stop reading news and Twitter now. #
  • @HCIR_GeneG Sorry I don't. Perhaps @MartiHearst does. in reply to HCIR_GeneG #
  • Back on Twitter. Congrats Spain! That really went down to the wire. Glad they didn't have to resort to penalty kicks. #
  • Tony Hsieh, @zappos CEO, at Google. Takes money that would go to marketing and spends it on customer experience instead, who spread the word #
  • Tony Hsieh @zappos: company culture #1 priority. Everything else, like the best customer experience, follows. #
  • Tony Hsieh @zappos: it doesn't matter what your core values are, as long as you commit to them (eg hire and fire because of them) #
  • Tony Hsieh @zappos: a fridge repair company adopted same commitment to core values; employees and customers are happier, profits are up #
  • @tessalau @landay I've taken the SIM card from my iPhone and put it into my unlocked Nexus One, and it works with no problem. in reply to tessalau #
  • Congrats, Julia! RT @jewelia: it's official; i'm giving a keynote at the web 2.0 expo on NYC on 9/28: http://bit.ly/d1tq6Z #w2e #
  • @tessalau Bravo, Tessa! in reply to tessalau #
  • Didn't think Inception would be my type of movie, but I just watched it and was impressed! I could see watching it again. #

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