Twitter Updates

  • RT @SocialMedia411: How One Teacher Uses Twitter in the Classroom (RWW) – http://bit.ly/Cb94A #
  • Been listening to #qurstiontime on the car radio… seems very subdued. #
  • My intern @reversepr has been doing a sterling job tweeting #questiontime today…just ignore his neo-con editorialising… #
  • The Reserve Bank of Australia has left interest rates unchanged today – http://twurl.nl/vy2zbj – says global economy is stablising. #
  • Reserve Bank says declining inflation may lead to “further easing of monetary policy”, ie. lower interest rates – http://twurl.nl/vy2zbj #
  • A loony has just posted a comment on my site – http://twurl.nl/uzzk3a – claiming that eugenicists created swine flu to control population… #
  • March Balance of Payments figures released – http://twurl.nl/uyps82 – current account deficit down, export volumes up, terms of trade down. #
  • March quarter Balance of Payments show net foreign debt at $674.2 billion, 57.1% of nominal GDP. The Opposition never mention that one. #
  • RT @PremierMikeRann: Budget Week, yet Quest. Time in Parlt was so flat that tv crews left early! Disquiet in Opposition ranks now palpable. #
  • RT @travel_buzz: Mumbrella says Ch9 censored 5am news 2 avoid mentioning Air France disaster because it’s funded by Qantas & played inflight #
  • What’s happening on @SkyNewsAust Agenda? Glitches in the AM program today & yesterday & just now on PM edition. It’s not the ABC you know… #
  • @markparton No, no, I meant we expect technical glitches from the ABC, not from a quality outfit like @SkyNewsAust…. in reply to markparton #
  • @markparton If that’s not enough crawling, I charge extra for more sustained grovelling to commercial media…. in reply to markparton #
  • @markparton Did you notice @reversepr objected to my neo-con jibe but not to being called an intern? I hope he’s not into cigars… in reply to markparton #
  • Graeme Morris says Alby Schultz has a bad back and that explains him taking a swing at Chris Pearce… – on @SkyNewsAust Agenda #
  • @markparton I’m like that doyen of quality journalism – Bill O’Reilly – my tweets are a no-spin zone… in reply to markparton #
  • @markparton Bal.Payments figures are nothing unusual, although decline in terms of trade means recession is on the way. in reply to markparton #
  • @markparton Wouldn’t it be interesting if the growth figure out tomorrow is a positive one? Unlikely but a value bet for a gambler? in reply to markparton #
  • Morris (@SkyNewsAust Agenda) says ALP will have bragging rights if growth is up tomorrow but will be tagged with “Rudd Recession” otherwise. #
  • Yes, @markparton, Balance of Payments figures are holding up, possibly because of stimulus package last year. #
  • @I_enigma Hehehe… he’s also into New World Order conspiracies and the usual rag-tag of loopy ideas. in reply to I_enigma #
  • @mr_billiam It happens on “24” all the time…even to Air Force One. in reply to mr_billiam #
  • Media can’t stop talking about Twitter – http://twurl.nl/i63xgb – RT @foolkitlegal #
  • RT @Colvinius: RT @abcnews Grief, confusion as plane search continues – http://bit.ly/UYy7l – More coming up on PM #
  • RT @SBSNews: Holden’s Australian operations unlikely to be diminished by GM’s move to file for bankruptcy, union says – http://cli.gs/g9jg3h #
  • @I_enigma Social networking is a lot like politics – whoever has the numbers wins! in reply to I_enigma #
  • Despot dynamics: the dirty secret to survival – http://twurl.nl/7wbxu1 – excellent piece from Peter Hartcher on North Korea. #
  • *chuckle* …. RT @lyndoman: 6% of Wikipedia pages are edited by children under the age of 8. #
  • No recession afterall? – http://twurl.nl/617bqe #
  • Just heard that McGills bookshop and newsagency is closing at the end of the month – http://twurl.nl/v0iudt – another institution gone. #
  • At least we still have RT @ReadingsBooks: We’ve been shortlisted for the Independent Bookseller of the Year 09 – http://tinyurl.com/lbzruy #
  • @RicRaftis I bought my first computer books from them. in reply to RicRaftis #
  • Rudd’s loss of Facebook – http://twurl.nl/nys31n – who says you don’t get intelligent contributions online? #
  • RT @rmolden: For Sale: Parachute. Only used once, never opened, small stain. – Anon #
  • RT @thetowncrier: Terrific @newmatilda post on the subtleties of homophobia & why it’s the little stuff that counts – http://is.gd/M5k2 #
  • RT @APACYourShout: 2 Lib MPs clash in party room – http://tinyurl.com/nqwg47 #
  • Nancy Reagan nay still see Ronnie at night but note her political smarts in this piece: http://bit.ly/vPvif via @rmolden #
  • …may see…! #
  • @rmolden Before you swoon too much, remember that her husband, to paraphrase Disraeli, had few redeeming defects… in reply to rmolden #
  • A bed of nails and roses – fascinating analysis of the complexity behind the Indian elections – http://bit.ly/kqgoN RT @ComplexNumber #
  • Only just discovered “Inside Story” – http://inside.org.au – superb site on current affairs and culture from Swinburne Institute. Subscribe. #
  • Does this have to involve third parties? RT @rockhate: Do people on twitter have time for #goodsex? #
  • @rockhate If you’re comparing my sex life to a car crash, then yes… in reply to rockhate #
  • @rockhate …kinky… in reply to rockhate #
  • RT @mashable: China Blocks Twitter (And Almost Everything Else) – http://bit.ly/1xhbS [Please RT] #
  • RT @KevinRuddPM: Sitting at home with Jasper the cat & Marcus chatting about the day in Parlt. Compared with the libs, we had a . quiet day. #
  • Defence Min Joel Fitzgibbon has just told Parlt he failed to list sponsored accommodation worth $450 on the pecuniary interests register. #
  • RT @alicam: Danny LaRue has died. Awww. He was pretty amazing in his own special way 🙂 #
  • Twitter On Paper – http://twurl.nl/xprf78 – Have your tweets snail-mailed to whoever. Capitalising on the absurdity of Twitter? #
  • I like the scrap paper option…http://twurl.nl/xprf78 #
  • RT @Reuters: Brazil sights possible plane wreckage in Atlantic – http://www.reuters.com/article/newsOne/idUSN0249408020090602 #
  • Mine don’t fit at all: RT @kissability: Am happy to report that all the expensive bras I bought cheap online are actually my cup size & FIT. #
  • RT @RicRaftis: New Twitter Research: Men Follow Men and Nobody Tweets | HarvardBusiness.org http://bit.ly/11s3qO #
  • RT @RicRaftis: Suffering From Twitter Fatigue – http://bit.ly/mVvvx #
  • Paul Haney, Voice of Mission Control, Dies at 80 – http://twurl.nl/ocj3ze – listen to the recording on this page and you’ll remember. #
  • The Quagmire Ahead – http://twurl.nl/kdhryj – David Brooks sees rising costs and no exit strategy. Iraq? No, GM? #
  • RT @channelone: China blocks Twitter before Tiananmen anniversary http://tinyurl.com/lnfxls #
  • 10% Of Twitter Users Account For 90% Of Twitter Activity – http://bit.ly/QtZ5U – RT @styletime via @lyndoman – one-to-many, not two-way? #
  • 7 Uncommon Uses for Twitter – http://tinyurl.com/nqzfo2 – RT @problogger New from TwiTip #