Mike the Mad Biologist

Category archives for TWEET!!!

When I read about Google, I often encounter a claim that Google’s emphasis on engineering and mathy stuff has hobbled its ability to keep up in the social media world, and is in danger from Twitter and Facebook–although maybe Google+ will change that. It’s usually something like this from the NY Times (italics mine): But…

With the uprising in Iran using Twitter, there’s been a lot of Twitter triumphalism running amok hither and yon through the intertubez. Tom Watson has a very nice takedown, but there are two other themes worth discussing: the conduit by itself isn’t revolutionary; and, a medium with 140 characters shreds the culture of political literacy…

Twitter Thoughts

So I recently joined Twitter. So here’s some random thoughts about it: