Twitter Updates

  • Forced Migration – http://twurl.nl/68b5p6 – 10.5 million refugees in 2008, 2.8 million from Afghanistan. The Economist graphs the data. #
  • A Report From Inside as Tehran Twitters – http://twurl.nl/eg5504 – Parvez Sharma on the “mind-numbing-stupidity” of some Iran commentary. #
  • Lindsay Tanner to an Opposition member (Abbott?): “I thought I told you to stay in the car and bark at strangers.” #
  • The government moves to suspend an Opposition member in the House. A voice: “You promised so much more Kevin and it’s come to this.” #
  • Twitter and Iran – http://twurl.nl/bhhaj4 – Prof. Clay Shirky of New York University on the evolution of new media. #
  • Higgins could become marginal – http://twurl.nl/287hz8 – one word: nonsense. #
  • Poodle’s bark is worse than his bite – http://twurl.nl/x0t585 – I know he deserves it but @annabelcrabb is so cruel…! #
  • Home from #tweetupmellers – a 5-hour outing. At least 70 or so people there tonight, including a number of new faces. #
  • And that was a very cold carpark conversation with @mr_billiam and @a_web_designer to end the night with… #
  • Greetings to @cherylfehlberg, editor and fellow language Nazi. We are on the march against English atrocities… #
  • @RicRaftis Warm? It’s bloody cold here and I’m someone who loves winter. You are going to have to make a special trip for the next meetup. in reply to RicRaftis #
  • Greetings to @dalegoodridge from Nottingham via #tweetupmellers. Listen to his music here: http://www.dalegoodridge.com #
  • And greetings also to @ideasculture who outlined her intriguing venture tonight at #tweetupmellers. See it here: http://ideasculture.com #
  • Thanks to @neilcreek for taking my picture tonight at #tweetupmellers – new avatar coming soon. http://neilcreek.com #
  • Finally met @rebeccamezzino at #tweetupmellers tonight, fresh off the Adelaide plane. She brought her friend from Irymple just to meet me! #
  • Greetings to @AKAVirtualPA who introduced herself at #tweetupmellers – I still get all you VA/PA women confused. #
  • Not to forget @kirsty_wilson, another attendee at #tweetupmellers tonight. She’s mastering WordPress and has proved to be a dedicated pupil! #
  • Wondering if @geehall1 has posted all that video he took at #tweetupmellers tonight. He’s such a slacker… #