Sunday, November 30, 2008

w00t! 2008 Hurricane season ends today! (30-Nov) Yeah, I know, you just. don't. care. (Except if you live in an H-zone, like H-town ;)

Saturday, November 29, 2008

Handy Latin phrases: Sentio aliquos togatos contra me conspirare.(I think some people in togas are plotting against me.)
What's your external focus ratio? How does it compare? EF = A/S + I/P, where [c:Tom Asacker]
Saturday morning. Caffeine. Is. Kicking it! Brilliant. Now for the 2nd cup.

Sunday, November 16, 2008

Beijing vs. Shanghai

*note: due to technical difficulties point updates not captured; however, it has been determined that indeed the Beijing - Shanghai - Guangzhou (#china20, #cnbloggercon ) contest was a draw!

Everybody's a winner!

A little running (friendly) contest during @china20 between @elliottng and @christinelu

@elliottng - Beijing

1) Blue skies last 2 days
2) Hosted the 2008 Olympics (@Bundini)
3) Has Tsinghua Software Park (@rfannin)
4) Beautiful Marriott Hotel (@christinelu) (?)
5) Beijingers are great hosts! (@christinelu) (?)

*comment: christine is not helping her Shanghai cause here :)

@christinelu - Shanghai

1) Shanghai has the Mori Building

Tuesday, November 11, 2008

"How do you generate word of mouth? Excellence, of course."-Tom Peters, Re-imagine![Well, bad word of mouth spreads faster w/less effort.]
Monthly breakfast meeting with CEO. Always special.

Monday, November 10, 2008

Listening to: Erik Mongrain. (and seeing is believing, 1person, solo)
CNN today: "Obama launches Web site to reach public" - man, where have you been? This is *not* news. Old school news=FAIL!
DFPS site: - Question: How else can one know about site "updates" if there's no RSS, no notify subscription options???
"The age of mass production is fading fast. The emerging economy is based on knowledge, imagination, curiosity, and talent." - Tom Peters

Saturday, November 8, 2008

On board,1st Class(!), Houston bound. Already a productive global citizen today.
Going from 2˚C/36˚F to 26˚C/80˚F :) Heading to ORD now; towards IAH in a couple hours. Oh yeah, bumped to 1st Class - W00t!

Friday, November 7, 2008

CNN: Holograms, say 'to-mah-to' I say 'to-may-to' or is it?
GM vs. Joe the Plumber - So GM runs business poorly and US Govt to bail them out? Outrage. Business incompetence = bankruptcy. Sorry.
Got crisis? Get Ushahidi!
Pre-caffeinated twitterverse: there's a marked difference in Australia, UK, USA, China, Uruguay. We share the addiction. :)

Thursday, November 6, 2008

Like Goldman-Sachs Execs, Bush shld get a bonus:Bush administration conceded Israeli-Palestinian peace deal by deadline no longer possible.
"Ndio imewezekana!" - Swahili for: "It has been done!" ("Yes we can! Yes we did!") from a long time college mate from Kenya. So excited!

Wednesday, November 5, 2008 - the REAL celebration, 403 yrs. old.

Tuesday, November 4, 2008

USA: You can vote however you like - You'll be dancin' :)

Monday, November 3, 2008

Obama 346, McCain 192. Final answer. [help from: ] :)

Sunday, November 2, 2008

Wow! Twitter's @comcastcares , on a Sunday afternoon/evening, responds to my service inquiry. Volunteers to replace cable modem. Epic WIN!
Chicagoland, watching Lions & Bears, in 65+F/18+C weather. On November 2nd? Chicago? Lovin' it.™

Saturday, November 1, 2008

Sweet home Chicago!
Waiting @ IAH.
Chi-town bound!