Monthly Archives: April 2013

@nycework tweet digest: 04/21-26/2013

Last week’s tweet highlights in a nutshell? How much for that sourpuss; because I’m awesome and can do anything; race matters; embracing your blind spot; SSN undercover; Saving Private Energy; and culling Mars invaders…

Here’s a quick summary of tweets posted by @nycework between April 21 and April 26, 2013:

Wooden Sculpture of Science Genetics

Wooden Sculpture of Science Genetics
(Photo credit: epSos.de)

  • A quote by Henry David Thoreau about bartering your life;
  • an article discussing 6 principles to systematically build your physical, emotional, mental and spiritual capacity;
  • an article describing the result of Washington University‘s research to discover genetic differences between “races”;
  • an article about a space project that’s screening volunteers for a reality TV-style, one-way mission to Mars;
  • an article explaining why you’re blind for about 40 minutes every day;
  • an infographic energy-savings guide for homeowners;
  • and a link to @nycework’s previous tweet digest with a post about five scenarios where saying no to requests for your Social Security number is OK…and more.

Enjoy! Continue reading

Quote of the Week: Apr 28, 2013

“The more you say the less people remember. The fewer the words, the greater the profit.”~François Fénelon

| Source: ‘Many Thoughts of Many Minds’ by Louis Klopsch

Friday Sound-Off: Gilberto Gil

This weekend’s Friday Sound-Off artist is Gilberto Gil. His song Oslodum is included on The Wired CD, a music sampler that was part of Wired Magazine Issue 12.11. The Wired CD features works by various artists and was released under Creative Commons licenses that make it easier to enjoy and share the music.

Musician Gilberto Gil

Musician Gilberto Gil
(Image credit: smith_pat83)

You’re free to download, rip, sample, mash and share Oslodum or any of the other songs from The Wired CD.

R e l a t e d   L i n k s :

Wired 12.11: Sample The Future (wired.com)
Free Music Archive: Wired Magazine – The WIRED CD: Rip. Sample. Mash. Share (freemusicarchive.org)

 

@nycework tweet digest: 04/14-19/2013

Last week’s tweet highlights in a nutshell? My SSN…ummm…funny you should ask; pick one, to be loved or to be trusted; liar, liar, *p4ss* on fire; looking through the Glass; if you liked ‘1984,’ you might also like…; hahaha, a *book*; say “Geez”…

Here’s a quick summary of tweets posted by @nycework between April 14 and April 19, 2013:

books

Mmmmm…books 🙂
(Photo credit: brody4)

  • A quote by George MacDonald about the fine line between love and trust;
  • an article with video clips of how to use Google Glass;
  • an article describing five scenarios where saying no to a request for your Social Security number is OK;
  • a tutorial on how to do a Google search with a photo or image to find out what sites uploaded the photo or image;
  • a database that can recommend books similar to books you’ve read based on author, title, genre or other criteria;
  • a short film about a boy’s wondrous discovery of books in a future where paper books are neither published nor sold;
  • and a link to @nycework’s previous tweet digest with a post about how and why trickery works…and more.

Enjoy! Continue reading

Quote of the Week: Apr 21, 2013

“The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it.”~Henry David Thoreau

| Source: @awakeningaimee (Twitter)

Friday Sound-Off: Leslie Hunt

This weekend’s Friday Sound-Off artist is Leslie Hunt. Your Hair Is On Fire is the title track from Leslie’s second solo album released in 2009.

You may download Your Hair Is On Fire from archive.org in either MP3 or OGG format.

Leslie Hunt EPK

Screenshot from ‘Leslie Hunt EPK


R e l a t e d   L i n k s :

Your Hair Is On Fire [Album] by Leslie Hunt (archive.org)
Leslie Hunt EPK (youtube.com)
Leslie Hunt Live (youtube.com)
Leslie Hunt (twitter.com)
Leslie Hunt (jamendo.com)
Leslie Hunt (reverbnation.com)

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