Twitter Updates

  • @a_web_designer I joined it a long time ago… in reply to a_web_designer #
  • RT @PeterKesina: STRATFOR George Friedman on #Iranelectionhttp://bit.ly/1a1bzZ #
  • The TV Business Is Toast – http://twurl.nl/q60lt2 – Henry Blodget’s persuasive case that TV companies are repeating mistakes of newspapers. #
  • US State Dept asked Twitter to delay maintenance to assist Iranian bloggers – http://twurl.nl/kt72ca – a new arrow in the diplomatic quiver. #
  • The challenge of HIV and AIDS – http://twurl.nl/i2vzvx – World Disasters Report 2008 from the Red Cross. An unusual single issue report. #
  • Cyberwar guide for beginners – http://twurl.nl/kidohp – #iranelection tips for participating constructively on Twitter. #
  • RT @GreensMPs: Milne delivers climate challenge at Press Club; warns of Wong’s ‘white flag’ legacy – http://tinyurl.com/lnnuqf #
  • Faulkner faces a torrid battle – http://twurl.nl/u4wtf0 – Nicholas Stuart with an interesting look at the new Defence Minister. #
  • It’s 37 years to the day since the Watergate break-in that precipitated the resignation of President Richard Nixon – http://twurl.nl/z4cs5p #
  • The @SkyNewsAust Agenda crew – Farr, Wright & Speers – don’t think Mal Brough has much chance of winning Higgins preselection… #
  • RT @jessmcculloch: reports reports reports. urgh. #
  • @jessmcculloch “Jess seems less enthusiastic this semester and is given to outbursts of frustration. She needs to apply herself diligently.” in reply to jessmcculloch #
  • “Jess is devoted to internet messaging & there is concern that this is affecting her results. She is advised to read more.” @jessmcculloch #
  • It’s five years since I’ve written a school report. I’d almost forgotten the joys of pontification – @jessmculloch #
  • Why some people shouldn’t tweet: RT @rebeccamezzino: A dog with bowel incontinence is NOT fun to live with..doesn’t smell that great, either #
  • RT @PeterKesina: Stratfor Reality of Watergate – http://bit.ly/OmyyH – interesting article on this 37th anniversary of the break-in. #
  • Want the genuine article? You’ve got Buckley’s – http://twurl.nl/fufjgl – Shaun Carney with a wistful reflection on the PM’s language. #
  • Which well-known political person is ringing @marghutton? She’s a tweeter of significance, without a doubt! #
  • Which well-known political person is ringing @marghutton? She’s a tweeter of significance, without a doubt! #
  • RT @abcnewsTas: Election fundraising begins: The Tas ALP raised at least $62,000 at a fundraising dinner in Hobart – http://bit.ly/T83hH #
  • RT @geehall1: Is Twitter The CNN Of The New Media Generation? – http://ff.im/44Kkj #
  • @lyndoman I’ve had problems with images not showing on my HostGator shared account, but they’re perfect on my reseller account. in reply to lyndoman #
  • Happiness is a warm bogan (Go on. Mullet over) – http://twurl.nl/khzqv4 – Catherine Deveney just keeps getting better. #
  • Rich profit from a sick system – http://twurl.nl/ln13ha – John Watson tackles one of the sacred cows in our system of middle-class welfare. #
  • At this rate he’ll be back in a few days – http://twurl.nl/g0y3mr – Annabel Crabb on the Messiah, Mr People Skills and the former disciple. #
  • How noisy naysayers led Fielding on to false path – http://twurl.nl/wzzoa1 – Matthew England debunks the people who conned Sen. Fielding. #
  • RT @Federation: Thanks! Yesterday we launched the 2009 World Disasters Report on “Early Warning. Early Action.” – http://bit.ly/TfItJ #
  • RT @click2: Sir Ken Robinson 7.30 Report: A ‘lighthouse’ manager can make an enormous difference’ to change within an organisation. #
  • Robinson ridiculing cram schools in interview on 7.30 Report…says in some places 3yo kids are being “interviewed” for kindergarten… #
  • Sir Ken Robinson on 7.30 Report describes people bumping along in jobs they don’t want to be in, waiting for the weekends… sound familiar? #
  • Kerry O’Brien asks Robinson how much blame should be attached to the business sector. He says business rises and falls like empires… #
  • … and society needs people who are imaginative and who can think creatively… business demands on education are usually misguided. #
  • @click2 I’m not sure that it is widely accepted at all. Our emphasis (and the private-public divide) is relentlessly utilitarian. in reply to click2 #
  • @click2 Eg. There are few schools that would try the “no set curriculum on Friday” idea Robinson mentioned. We’re into testing & busy-ness. in reply to click2 #
  • @click2 But when I was teacher for 25 years I also understood the practical constraints..very conscious how my view differs when I’m outside in reply to click2 #
  • @click2 Imagine the staff warfare over abolishing 5×50 minute periods, for example. Territorial subject battles would rage! in reply to click2 #
  • @click2 I don’t think so-called traditional curric is the problem – rather it’s all the lightweight floss that has taken over. in reply to click2 #
  • @click2 Like that example Robinson gave of the teacher doing Shakespeare with NESP students. We need more of that. in reply to click2 #
  • @click2 History, Literature, Physics, etc are all struggling to survive now against the onslaught of pap… in reply to click2 #