Huh. Once upon a time my tweets showed up here. I guess that wasn’t good for much, but I can’t figure out why it stopped…
Knight News Challenge Round 2: DataKind: Bringing... →
newschallenge: DataKind: Bringing Data Science Skills to the Social Sector 1. What do you propose to do? Team pro-bono data scientists with cause-based organizations (non-profits, governments) to better collect, analyze, and visualize data to improve the world. 2. How will your project make data… I participated in a DataKind “data dive” in Chicago and it was a great...
mighty kind of ya! http://t.co/JEorFBud RT @aaronesilvers: Listening to 9/20 Conference of the Birds by @JoeGermuska and it is OUTSTANDING.
The Chicago Independent Ad Network http://j.mp/ppZ9Vp like “The Deck” for news sites /via @vouchey @thomnewstips
RT @hbillings: Cooking chicken ‘n greens + chili-powdered sweet potatoes and red onion, singing “City of New Orleans,” watching the ligh …
RT @hbillings: Repeated across sessions at #ona11: Don’t fear failure. Fail fast so you can learn from your mistakes.
“I can have Skype therapy… before a night on the town with the girls. I can take a break from shopping for a session.” http://t.co/eJZGg6zu
RT @zlwise: CTA rail car converted into mobile garden http://j.mp/p1jEtz
“Data visualization evokes trust… creators must become more responsible communicators.” @ireneros closing comment at #strataconf talk
So flattered! RT @sarahweisz: @JoeGermuska: Ezra’s new song:’Twinkle twinkle little Joe, how I need my little Joe.’
WNUR Conference of the Birds, 2011-09-20 →
RT @brianboyer: Students drive crummy cars! http://t.co/hgF2M6Rj Chicagoland’s youth at risk! Won’t someone please think of the children?
Joseph Medill Public Bath (Department of Health) http://t.co/cEBuVYSB
Tuning in late to WNUR’s World Music Festival live broadcast http://j.mp/nOWJQ4 live stream: http://j.mp/agRN8l So happy these still happen.
RT @skabaru: Googled for printer cartridge, got a video on how to tie a sumo wrap. The internet is both awesome and weird.
WNUR Conference of the Birds, 2011-09-13 →
RT @brianboyer: Impact! “Council bans sale of crib bumper pads in Chicago” http://t.co/yru0ygV Go, @egabler!
RT @brianboyer: Whenever I am required to compose, print and fax a “document” instead of sending an email, I use Comic Sans. Somehow, it …
RT @chronicbabe: live in chicago? have TMJ, vulvodynia, fibromyalgia, CFS or interstitial cystitis? DM me! i want to interview you, and …
kudos to @palewire for jQuery-geocodify http://j.mp/n7SoaA which made that that much easier to build
RT @paulsmith: Scientific proof that Mexican Coke doesn’t taste better, it’s all in your brand-addled brain. http://t.co/Ev0KlWe
Birds Conferring: S. Africa, zombie songs, the notorious lickin’ stick (x3), tango, palmwine, a Wilco cover, more… listen http://j.mp/pjyl0y
WNUR Conference of the Birds, 2011-08-30 →
It’s like this http://j.mp/nCIYqH RT @eschow Still in denial about leaving @tribapps! Say it ain’t so.
do the folks who own 3 Cleveland grilled cheese places named “Melt” http://j.mp/pkk1oz have any priority over @The_Melt http://j.mp/r5iUed ?
RT @mathowie: Just watched Esperanza Spalding drive by while being filmed w/ a DSLR from a convertible ahead of her. Low budget music video!
See also this “recursion toy” http://j.mp/nzpLQh - try the presets MT @ArtAndCodeClub Recursion roundup on CreativeJS - http://j.mp/pSXgrz
“Imagine replacing sequence of algebra, geometry & calculus w/finance, data & engineering” http://t.co/k6LFw2E NYT oped on math education
Wise words: “You don’t get to choose your madeleline.” RT@whet: my life as a series of chain restaurants http://t.co/zvPpi1u
RT @levistahl: Sun tea, it seems, is not an option today in Chicago. Gloom tea—Eeyore’s favorite—will be the best I can manage.
“11 years ago, Charles Mysak snagged a primo parking spot on the corner of Columbus & 68th—and he hasn’t budged since.” http://t.co/3YtL5ti
NYTimes: Do You Suffer From Decision Fatigue? http://t.co/7BSxcxs fascinating research, endless implications large and small.
WNUR Conference of the Birds, 2011-08-16 →
The city scenes in the Hüsker Dü video @maximolly posted reminded me of Daniel Guzman’s great take on “New York Groove” http://j.mp/o5sHU4
Smoked goat cheese ice cream at Big Jones is insanely good. A little cayenne kick too! (the peach spoonbread it accompanies aint bad either)
RT @jacqui: It’s 2011 and a female presidential candidate was asked if she’d be submissive to her husband? What?!
RT @manminusone: RT @Rubbernun McSweeney’s: Your Crafts Are Not Renegade Enough for the Renegade Craft Fair: http://t.co/bkRC71e
Today’s #2 Guardian article is 11 months old: “We can cut police budget without risking violent unrest” http://j.mp/pH1YxP #CantTakeThatBack
“The market would charge the federal gov an after-inflation rate of -0.72% to lend it money for 5 years” http://t.co/yZ0fyuz /via @paulsmith
“Language is a virus” http://t.co/KfE5xtg
RT @monicaeng: Local ice cream makers could be shut down by state of Illinois - chicagotribune.com http://t.co/DTh8n1e
RT @brianboyer: New map! 2010 Census: Same-sex partners in Chicagoland http://bit.ly/njVxNB
Birds Conferring: largely jazz & Brazilian, but also Washington Phillips & Gary Davis & the Impressions & Stevie ♫ Listen http://j.mp/ql6anQ
WNUR Conference of the Birds, 2011-08-02 →
So excited that Harrison Bankhead’s debut album as a leader is out! http://j.mp/qvogZG http://j.mp/qvtGDJ
Kiva wants to give you $25 to give to someone else. Why not? http://j.mp/rtJVt6
Another great @on_the_media this week http://t.co/5FurT0G Wall Street Journal’s covert Oslo editorial rewrite is truly shocking #ethics
RT @acarvin: Kayleigh: “Daddy’s birthday cake is colored infrared.” Susanne: “It is? I can’t see infrared.” Kayleigh: “I can.”
RT @timoreilly: Great post from @umairh: Why This Crisis Isn’t Going Anywhere http://bit.ly/pvLry7 We need to reboot industrial age inst …
Not a big McDonald’s buy, but I’m fascinated by these int’l offerings http://j.mp/n9bLoL The Nurnburger (#5) looks pretty good!