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@nycework tweet digest: 05/19-24/2013

Last week’s tweet highlights in a nutshell? Peeking into your future using big data; quick, homemade budget cuts; dirty ice in fast food places; you’re harboring moody bacteria; sustainable city farming; gadgets too advanced for their own good; daring to fail greatly…

Here’s a quick summary of tweets posted by @nycework between May 19 and May 24, 2013:

3D-modeled vertical farm

3D-modeled vertical farm
(Image credit: Cjacobs627 at en.wikipedia)

  • A quote by Robert F. Kennedy about the achievement ability of people who aren’t afraid to fail;
  • an article about scientists’ discovery that our bodies harbor kinds of bacteria that affect our health, our weight and our mood;
  • an article about a student’s experiment that found 70 percent of tested fast-food ice was dirtier than toilet water samples taken from the same establishment;
  • an article about how vertical farming using skyscraper greenhouses could produce sustainable, city-grown, inexpensive food;
  • an article about 5 quick ways to cut household bills; (NOTE: the section on tax savings might be outdated, so consult your accountant or tax specialist for up-to-date tax-saving strategies);
  • an article about 5 old gadgets that didn’t become popular because they were ahead of their time;
  • and, a link to @nycework’s previous tweet digest that includes a post about how information you share publicly might be used to predict your future.

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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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