Twitter Weekly Updates for 2009-02-22

  • If it’s just hosting you need, I’ve got way excess capacity in my dreamhost account. I’d be happy to set you up… re: http://ff.im/ZB7T #
  • Twitter Updates for 2009-02-15 http://ff.im/14tNd #
  • Nice summary! re: http://ff.im/14eMe #
  • Wow. I understand wanting to avoid eye-strain and all that, but it is an electronic device after all. How hard… re: http://ff.im/12PKx #
  • The main difference is that a quiche is made from egg custard, whereas a fritatta is usually just egg, without… re: http://ff.im/14kHk #
  • Liked “Genetic Future : The 1000 Genomes Project is holding back genetics!” http://ff.im/14cTx #
  • Will it take the media as long to realize they lost the speed battle as it did record co’s to realize they lost the digital content battle? #
  • Surely a switch to turn on a backlight for those times when you don’t have natural daylight wouldn’t have been… re: http://ff.im/12PKx #
  • Hopefully this doesn’t get too recursive. I’ve already got double entries showing up on twitter for some… re: http://ff.im/14tNd #
  • Liked “In the rain shadow of Big Science” http://ff.im/14trG #
  • RT @NobelIntent: Science gleans 60TB of behavior data from Everquest 2 logs – http://ping.fm/81ud8 (mrgunn:to glean, that is.) #
  • The problem with Digg-style interfaces to science literature is that I don’t care what’s hot “in science” I care what’s happening in my area #
  • See http://tinyurl.com/dm37xv Good for journalists, not for researchers. #
  • Not exactly, vellino. I was thinking of something more along the lines of a recommendation engine. re: http://ff.im/14sDx #
  • I’ve tried Synthese, and it’s a serious effort, but it seems the interface is missing some key components. For… re: http://ff.im/14sDx #
  • 10,000 maybe? re: http://ff.im/14xMq in reply to attilacsordas #
  • How many of the GOP desired amendments were there explicitly to be “poison pills”? Likely story they want… re: http://ff.im/14pSF #
  • I’m not sure where you’re misunderstanding lies, Wobbler. Yes, it is just a tool for digitally signing stuff on… re: http://ff.im/ZuN4 #
  • That’s right, Cameron. To put things a different way, “What can we learn about the two approaches applied to… re: http://ff.im/12Ud1 #
  • Liked “The need for a clear identity to aggregate contributions – openid, researcherid etc” http://ff.im/v6aF #
  • Judgmental heuristics — Knowledge beyond words http://ff.im/14Bcb #
  • I’ve mentioned to Victor/Mendeley that this would be a cool direction to go, and it’s exactly the kind of thing… re: http://ff.im/12Ud1 #
  • FUCK! My flickr login has expired, I have no clue what garbage I gave yahoo, and I can’t simply get a password reset email #
  • I don’t know if it’s the new firefox or what, but my logins are expiring all the time now. #
  • Ah, found an old email with the ID in it. Still sucks that you can’t just give the email to get a pw reset. #
  • Yesterday some guys tried to sell us steak from a delivery van. Went around knocking on everyone’s door. No… re: http://ff.im/14Lua in reply to neilfws #
  • FYI – If you get held up by the registration prompt, enter the URL(just up to, not including, the ?) into a… re: http://ff.im/15oey #
  • RT @NextGenScience: Synthesis http://twurl.nl/djeih6 (me) Xythos – Online Document Management http://twurl.nl/awowuv #
  • This is perhaps going to sound perverse, but I’m actually starting to *like* MS Project. #
  • Liked “A human-scored research paper recommendation engine?” http://ff.im/15hdD #
  • I left my comments on your blog, Victor, but basically I think the “paper pages” idea is spot on. The kind of… re: http://ff.im/15hdD #
  • Rating, in the sense of giving a numerical score to, never seems like it gets much use at the sites where I’ve… re: http://ff.im/15uCR #
  • Liked “We Will Become Silhouettes by The Postal Service” http://ff.im/15u9M #
  • “As such, this information measure identifies and quantifies those protein concentrations that render the… re: http://ff.im/15ulZ #
  • Liked “The miners strike again – but these are text miners… | Professor Douglas Kell’s blog” http://ff.im/15ulB #
  • What an amazing collection of links! Particularly http://celldesigner.org/payao/ re: http://ff.im/15ulB #
  • http://tinyurl.com/aw6pt6. looks promising, but I don’t use… re: http://ff.im/14Gcz #
  • Paging Roubini, Mr. Nouriel Roubini, to the thread, please. re: http://ff.im/13Z7d #
  • Liked “Facebook Change of Policy: Why You Should Care « Pixel Bits” http://ff.im/15rb2 #
  • Liked “Bill Clinton: I should have better regulated derivatives – CNN.com” http://ff.im/15iTi #
  • bash him if you must, but do you think we’ll ever see the most recent past president say something like, “You… re: http://ff.im/15iTi #
  • Strange that photography becomes a terrorist act precisely when they’re installing CCTV cameras everywhere. re: http://ff.im/154kz #
  • 40-50 votes doesn’t quite seem like enough, but if it’s restricted to people who share a common interest… re: http://ff.im/13DCE #
  • Liked “open access: (too) much emphasis on text, not enough on data?…” http://ff.im/152rC in reply to tlemberger #
  • Is anyone really surprised about this from the company that brought you Beacon? re: http://ff.im/15rb2 #
  • Liked “Google Health, IBM: real-time, vital medical data stream” http://ff.im/UsAg #
  • RT @RickyWhy: Citizen ideas to cut the San Diego city budget (sell beach drinking permits, etc)) http://tinyurl.com/c6zohv #
  • There are some developing standards for reporting data on many kinds of experiments…. re: http://ff.im/152rC in reply to tlemberger #
  • Liked “In which I ramp up – Mind the Gap – Jennifer Rohn’s blog on Nature Network” http://ff.im/15Dfj #
  • Liked “The quest for a definition of the term ‘consciousness’ (page 94) Nature Network” http://ff.im/15uuj #
  • Everything depends on a red wheelbarrow re: http://ff.im/15uuj #
  • There’s no way with today’s level of audience that a blogger could make the same amount of money, but if we’re… re: http://ff.im/15xHJ #
  • I read through all this just to make sure no one said, “The Secret”. re: http://ff.im/15gYd #
  • sent re: http://ff.im/15K0g #
  • Liked “AIDS: ‘Major advance’ seen in revolutionary gene therapy – Yahoo!7 News” http://ff.im/15Kd4 #
  • Amazingly, Yahoo even gave the names of the people and the journal the article was published in. re: http://ff.im/15Kd4 #
  • Dr. Centeno certainly doesn’t sound like a crackpot, but if he can do what he’s doing, any crackpot can too, and… re: http://ff.im/15LvH #
  • Time for dinner: http://www.joeyssmokinbbq.com/ where they have SWEET TEA!!1!!!1!!one!!!WTFBBQ!!! #
  • Funny to hear people out here talk about tickets for Mardi Gras. By Mardi Gras, they apparently mean “Gay Parade”. I miss New Orleans. #
  • Finally have my RSS reader back up and running(just can’t do google reader) and suddenly feeling like blogging again – funny how that works. #
  • You know what I REALLY love? When a long multi-field form interprets “Enter” as “submit the whole page” instead of go to next field. #
  • Float position river side – float 18 – on top. Holler “Throw me something Mister Gunn!” on Sunday!! #
  • Claim for Mr. Gunn aka William Gunn http://ff.im/15Se1 #
  • Finally! OpenID doing what it’s supposed to do. Check out http://williamgunn.pip.verisignlabs.com #
  • Personal Identity Portal (PIP) – OpenID page for William Gunn http://ff.im/15TOL #
  • Liked “Shirley Wu has to be one of the coolest people I have yet to meet. Her FriendFeed says it all:…” http://ff.im/16oTV in reply to gotgenes #
  • Liked “Heavy Atoms, Heavy Profits?. In the Pipeline:” http://ff.im/16gxK #
  • Thanks for the update. I look forward to your post. re: http://ff.im/MoYx #
  • Liked “Please let me know if you are aware / could recommend / want to be a mentor of any bio-related project which…” http://ff.im/165rz #
  • Liked “It happened _again_: tried to login on a site (i.c. ensembl) and can’t because it username is my old email…” http://ff.im/16o04 in reply to jandot #
  • Liked “Does the Journalist’s Creed need to be updated for the 21st Century?” http://ff.im/16sVx #
  • Liked “Is academic research a bubble?” http://ff.im/16sWd #
  • There’s a lot that felt really wrong about this, until I noticed that someone was actually just complaining… re: http://ff.im/16sWd #
  • Liked “Some Datasets Available on the Web » Data Wrangling Blog” http://ff.im/16nfV #
  • Liked “How to fund investigative digging: huge issue. But http://is.gd/jhfJ says much of the banking meltdown was…” http://ff.im/16p2w in reply to jayrosen_nyu #
  • A couple people were calling it, but they weren’t listened to. How to overcome bad news anti-bias? re: http://ff.im/16p2w in reply to jayrosen_nyu #
  • Well, yeah, biomed isn’t without it’s crap, but the argument that a result is valuable only because it’s… re: http://ff.im/16sWd #
  • Liked “Scientific workflow design for mere mortals” http://ff.im/16u51 #
  • Mere mortal with access to the article, that it. re: http://ff.im/16u51 #
  • Beyond the Impact Factor: a new, multifaceted view of journal performance http://ff.im/16vOT #
  • Oh look! Someone (@Adam4004) has turned down the AM talk radio, quit harassing PZ for a sec, and learned, kinda, how to use twitter. #
  • RT @shwen: Nice! Have bn waiting for this – RT @Zee: Tweetdeck adds a killer feature: username auto-complete http://ff.im/-16Bvq #
  • Liked “Modern Collaboration” http://ff.im/16Cf5 #
  • We’ll have to disagree on this one, dekay. re: http://ff.im/16vVJ #
  • RT @ernieattorney “_______ seems like a good idea, too bad there are so many legal hurdles to surmount.” 😉 #
  • RT @RickyWhy: “Browsing a newspaper is rewarding and serendipitous, and doing it online should be even better.” http://tinyurl.com/dnycfc #
  • RT @drkiki: Enjoying this: http://booksthatmakeyoudumb.virgil.gr/ (mrgunn: this was made before “the secret”) #
  • Getting ready to head over to the SDBN networking event: http://tinyurl.com/c9a6uy #
  • Deepak’s on to something here. Digg kinds sucks for science, and it has a lot to do with the readership as… re: http://ff.im/13DCE #
  • Liked “Digg-style biotech news site” http://ff.im/13DCE #
  • Trying, again, to explain to engineers the mysterious concept of a negative control. #
  • He spends a lot of time making the argument that domains are in general untrustworthy and subject to change to… re: http://ff.im/16BBg #
  • Liked “Interview with Geoffrey Bilder – Gobbledygook – Martin Fenner’s blog on Nature Network” http://ff.im/16BBg #
  • I am coming around to his way of thinking regarding random string (opaque) identifiers as opposed to human… re: http://ff.im/16BBg #
  • Oh the stuff we still don’t know. re: http://ff.im/16IDw #
  • Liked “Paper writing and online tools – a test – A(frican) Blog of Ecology – Raf Aerts’ blog on Nature Network” http://ff.im/154xY #
  • RT @JeffHoard: Breaking…. Mahalo Answers to offer money for every best answer…. http://is.gd/k0Xj #
  • That’s a useful development. Identifiers and authentication rears its head again! re: http://ff.im/17ql8 #
  • RT @seriouseats: Truly awful seafood display at Whole Foods: http://is.gd/k1Mn [Via http://tinyurl.com/dxjyvc #
  • Yes, you’re right there’s a disconnect and where something is published does make a big difference re: funding…. re: http://ff.im/16sWd #
  • I talked to more than a few people in drug discovery last night, and they all seemed to know someone how has or… re: http://ff.im/16gxK #
  • I’ve wanted to do this, because it’s quieter and faster, so let me know what you find, Andrew. re: http://ff.im/17DMR #
  • Liked “Widespread bidirectional promoters are the major source of cryptic transcripts in yeast” http://ff.im/17BMa #
  • Wow, Brian Bernstein is getting hosed. re:http://www.idontcare.com/acs/ re: http://ff.im/15VuI #
  • Liked “Is boycott best? :The Scientist [18th February 2009]” http://ff.im/17DXH #
  • Moving it I can understand, but to Utah? Don’t they know the mormons are fundie’s too?… re: http://ff.im/17DXH #
  • BTW, The Scientist – compulsory registration sucks. I’ve too many accounts already, I’m well tired of new… re: http://ff.im/17DXH #
  • UK only? ah, boo! re: http://ff.im/17xgz #
  • Seriously, it’s like moving from China to North Korea in a civil rights protest. re: http://ff.im/17DXH #
  • RT @Barbarellaf: Me, being a GEEK: http://tinyurl.com/ddaonp (mrgunn: Have you seen http://is.gd/k2D5 #
  • Liked “BBC NEWS | Technology | Facebook ‘withdraws’ data changes” http://ff.im/17F5X #
  • Liked “The Blog That Ignited a Privacy Debate on Facebook – Bits Blog – NYTimes.com” http://ff.im/17EWp #
  • They really do have a bully pulpit there, but so far have used their powers only for good, nevermind the… re: http://ff.im/17EWp #
  • Liked “More on financial outlook for CIRM” http://ff.im/17Fqo #
  • Just got a Twine connection request from someone with “market on twitter” and holy roller twines. Dude, you’re doing it wrong. #
  • Liked “Patients’ genetic profiles can help avoid incorrect dosing of a common, dangerous drug, say Stanford scientists” http://ff.im/17FAr #
  • Yes, more like this! re: http://ff.im/17FAr #
  • I think there’s an inherent resistance. Popularity contests aren’t good for recommending unpopular things, like… re: http://ff.im/13DCE #
  • Liked “If You Build It, They Will Fly Away” http://ff.im/17Gyk #
  • I don’t know, Bill, but if find one, let me know! re: http://ff.im/16sWd #
  • Liked “Chefs Gone Wild: Thai Red Curry-Coconut Soup with Grilled Shrimp & Sticky Rice” http://ff.im/17IU7 #
  • Liked “The Bitten Word: Perfect French Omelets” http://ff.im/17J0F #
  • Liked “Muffuletta Recipe Inspired by New Orleans’s Napoleon House YumSugar” http://ff.im/17HmX #
  • greatest @woot item writeup EVAR! #
  • Disney + Doctorow + media sharing = awesome good jorb @woot #
  • RT @Comprendia: Wonder why some people’s twitter avatars are black squares? http://is.gd/jNwg #
  • OK @tweetdeck y’all gotta fix that memory leak issue #
  • Chris, if you need anyone with frickin’ shark laser beam installation experience, drop me a encrypted note on… re: http://ff.im/17Gkp #
  • Piggy Bank + the Solvent Extension allows you to write a custom scraper, which can get whatever can be specified… re: http://ff.im/17Q9E in reply to freesci #
  • RT @NOLAMardiGras: Song ‘If Ever I Cease to Love’ is synonymous with Mardi Gras http://tinyurl.com/ct4xhe #
  • for the next couple days, it’s #mardigras all the time. We will return to our regularly scheduled programming Wednesday #
  • Watch my flickr photostream, or better, Maitri: http://is.gd/keVI or skeletonkrewe: http://is.gd/keVt #
  • This is an ideal use scenario for some @qik streaming video with my N95, but no phone has enough battery for that #
  • In honor of our float’s theme: http://twitpic.com/1lamv #mardigras FYI: the #mardigras tag is occasionally, but not usually, #nsfw #
  • RT @NOLAMardiGras: Live from the street: The Times-Picayune ‘Twitters’ Mardi Gras http://tinyurl.com/cyosoj #mardigras #
  • Getting preparade cajunburger at fat harry’s #mardigras #
  • #mardigras works where other massive fests fail because of a shared understanding among the crowd. #
  • Under #mardigras conditions your scope of actions is limited #
  • You can’t run a tab during #mardigras. #
  • you can’t drive many places during #mardigras. #
  • You’ll be elated and let down at almost audible hertz during #mardigras #
  • You will leave someone or get left at some point during #mardigras #
  • Hark! I doth hear the sounds of distant drums! #mardigras #
  • Another gorgeous parade from Hermes #
  • How the hell can this many people have this good a time? Selection for people who are survivors. #mardigras takes survivorship, hardcore. #
  • Endymion at girod #mardigras #
  • Part of the magic of costumes is the free pass it provides to check others out. #mardigras #
  • Overheard: “I don’t even like fucking hot dogs, but i’m about to eat one.” That’s the spirit of #mardigras #
  • Y’all is a fucking great word. Everyone should use it. #mardigras #

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