This page is devoted to showing the Favorite Tweets I have written. It is dedicated to Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens) on the 177th anniversary of his birth. Twain’s writing style, sense of irony and human insight is still admired by many today. I think that the closest entrepreneur to Twain today in terms of plain spoken style and hard-hitting insight would be Ted Turner, which in itself is ironic in that I think Ted is increasingly resembling Mark Twain in other ways as well. Of course, I am referring to Twain’s quote: “Buy land, they’re not making it anymore.” I don’t think Mr. Turner would mind the comparison, and if he ever wants to send me a pic, I’ll post it here if he buys me a bison burger. I can’t pick a favorite amongst Twain’s quotes, but I like this one:
“Wit is the sudden marriage of ideas which before their union were not perceived to have relation.” – Mark Twain
I’ll do the best I can with my tweets posted below. These are my creations, but there may well be similar tweets. I don’t claim absolute knowledge over every tweet that every Tweeter has ever tweeted.
If I know two things for certain, they are: First, 140 characters is too limiting to properly share thoughts. Second, the meaning of life is
– November 30, 2012
The answer to all world problems that will manifest themselves in grave ways in coming generations can be summed up in one word: Innovation.
– December 1, 2012
Brand: A brand’s value is found not in breadth of awareness, but rather in the people that readily part with their bread when made aware.
– December 5, 2012
Embracing digital ubiquity and being one with the electronic hairball will either lead to more free speech, or lopping off of wild hairs.
– December 10, 2012
Legacy : When you die, your essence lives warmly in hearts and minds for a time, and coldly in data center servers blinking for infinity.
– December 11, 2012
A good joke left un-said is a good life left un-led.
– January 10, 2013
One’s digital life cannot accommodate family, friends, colleagues, associates, and acquaintances. There is only time for contacts.
– February 5, 2013
Skydiver: Until I fell, I had nothing much to live for.
Writer: Until I typed, I had nothing much to say.
Texter: Until I drove, I SHI…
– February 14, 2013
– March 15, 2013 (The Ides of March)