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@nycework tweet digest: 05/05-10/2013

Last week’s tweet highlights in a nutshell? Rough Times begone; releasing the extraordinary person trapped within you; call me Mack the Scalpel; we know what you charged last summer; chow’s growing a mustache; why o why, robot; and, Action…

Here’s a quick summary of tweets posted by @nycework between May 5 and May 10, 2013:

TOPIO 3.0 - Humanoid Robot at IREX 2009, Tokyo, Japan

TOPIO 3.0 – Humanoid Robot at IREX 2009, Tokyo, Japan
(Photo credit: Humanrobo)

  • A quote by Jean Houston about how extraordinary you really are;
  • an article about how to stay awesome by constantly upgrading your mind, your relationships and your skills;
  • an article listing 5 healthy financial habits that’ll get you through economic booms and busts;
  • an article about how human hair is an ingredient commonly found in commercial bread;
  • an infographic with tips on how to make quality, professional-grade business videos;
  • an article about what it potentially means when robots take over tasks done by humans;
  • and, a link to @nycework’s previous tweet digest that includes a post about sneaky practices used by credit card companies to invade cardholder privacy.

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@nycework tweet digest: 04/28 – 05/03/2013

Last week’s tweet highlights in a nutshell? ¡Olé! your bike is charging; don’t waste words…KISS; because I’ve got it like that; look at the peepers on that credit card; online shoppers prohibited in this store; if you’re happy and you know it, here’s a problem…

Here’s a quick summary of tweets posted by @nycework between April 28 and May 3, 2013:

Barnes & Noble Showrooming

Showrooming at a local Barnes & Noble
(Photo credit: BetterBizIdeas)

  • A quote by François Fénelon on how to invest words wisely;
  • an article describing some sneaky ways credit card companies invade cardholder privacy;
  • an infographic about how showrooming a product at a local store before buying online is hurting local retailers;
  • an article about a gadget that charges gadgets while you bike;
  • an article about how the happiest people tend to tackle the hardest problems;
  • an article detailing 3 morning activities of highly successful people;
  • and, a link to @nycework’s previous tweet digest with a post on how to become awesome at anything.

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@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.

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@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.

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@nycework tweet digest: 04/07-12/2013

Last week’s tweet highlights in a nutshell? Your data or your cash, please; o sweet trickery; over-the-air blood testing; get to the point first, get more responseselectric transportation weighing less than a bicycle; your habit for excellence; the waste-not, want-not life…

Here’s a quick summary of the tweets posted by @nycework between April 7 and April 12, 2013:

Aristotle, a 4th-century-BCE philosopher, port...

Aristotle, a 4th-century-BCE philosopher, portrayed in 1493 Nuremberg Chronicle as a 15th-century-CE scholar
(Photo credit: Wikipedia)

  • A quote by Aristotle about how repetition, repetition, repetition is your path to excellence;
  • a video about inexpensive, portable, electric transportation that weighs less than a bicycle;
  • an article about how cyber-crooks use malicious software–ransomware–to encrypt and ransom a person’s digital data for money;
  • an article about what it means to live an environmentally conscious, sustainable, zero-waste lifestyle;
  • an infographic showing why social engineering works;
  • an article about a tiny, blood-testing implant that sends data to computers wirelessly;
  • and a link to @nycework’s previous tweet digest with a link to an article that explains why writing your e-mail’s conclusion first will get you more favorable responses…and more.

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@nycework tweet digest: 03/31 – 04/05/2013

Last week’s tweet highlights in a nutshell? Success on easy and doable terms; 3D printing powered by your mind; break old writing rules, get more responses to your e-mail; restoring self-confidence, naturally; a farewell to local and network HDTV; weird, WEIRD North Americans; toxic water supplies…

Posted by @nycework between March 31 and April 5, 2013, the noteworthy tweets include:

3D printed blue tree frogs in different layer thicknesses

3D-printed blue tree frogs in different layer thicknesses
(Photo credit: Creative Tools)

  • A quote by Maya Angelou defining ‘success’ in a clear and personally achievable way;
  • an article explaining why writing your e-mail’s conclusion first will get you more favorable responses;
  • an article about an FCC ruling that allows cable companies to scramble or encrypt local HDTV and network broadcasts. The ruling, which takes effect on April 10, 2013, means you’ll need a cable company-provided set-top box to watch HDTV broadcasts;
  • an infographic describing what 3D printing is, how it could forever change lives, and why big business might not want you anywhere near a 3D printer;
  • an article about North American culture and its weird effects on the way North Americans relate to self, other inhabitants of the planet, and the environment;
  • an article with pointers on how to rekindle self-confidence…naturally;
  • and, @nycework’s previous tweet digest with an article about a 2011 environmental study that found toxic water supplies in 43 US states…and more.

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@nycework tweet digest: 03/24-29/2013

Last week’s tweets in a nutshell? Toxins in tap water; dealing with angry customers; the most glorious task; changing undesirable habits; protection against password crackers; DuckDuckGo; printable medicine…

The information-packed tweets reproduced below were posted by @nycework between Mar 24 and March 29, 2013, and include:

DuckDuckGo

DuckDuckGo
(Photo credit: picsishouldshare)

  • A brief quote by Sophocles summing up every person’s purpose in life;
  • an article about a 2011 environmental study that found up to 84 percent of tested major U.S. municipal water systems contain toxins;
  • an article describing how to deal with angry or hard-to-please customers;
  • an article about how to change an undesirable habit using one often-overlooked asset you already have;
  • an article that discusses how to protect yourself against five common tactics used by crackers to gain user passwords;
  • an article about DuckDuckGo, an alternative search engine that neither tracks your Internet activity nor your search terms;
  • and a link to @nycework’s previous tweet digest that includes a video post where Chemist Lee Cronin talks about a project he’s working on that’ll let you print your own medication….and more.

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