Selection of My Twitter Favorites, Edition 29

Twitter is a microblogging service where people answer the question "What are you doing?" via 140-character messages from their cellphone, laptop or desktop. You can select the messages you find useful, amusing, or both. Here is the 29th edition of My Twitter Favorites (the oldest post is at the bottom, the newest at the top):

Ves Dimov, M.D.
AllergyNotes Photo: Heart transplant patient Jennifer Sutton with her own heart in a jar
Ves Dimov, M.D.
AllergyNotes Food allergies in those younger than 18 increased 18% in the last decade -- 18/18/10
Darren Rowse
problogger I'm going to be VERY VERY smart after New Years Eve "Chocolate, Wine & Tea Improve Brain Performance"
Ves Dimov, M.D.
AllergyNotes The Asthma Summit 2009 in Baltimore is on Twitter @asthmasummit . Good idea. All medical conferences should do it.
Ves Dimov, M.D.
AllergyNotes @mpourdeh "if pts were following on twitter, would you change what you post?"-No. I assume that colleagues, pts and my boss read what I post
Darren Rowse
problogger Not sure I really get the point of the recent debate on how to rank or give authority to Twitter users. Me, I'm just gonna keep tweeting.
Darren Rowse
problogger Reading - It’s Not How Many Followers You Have That Counts, It’s How Many Times You Get Retweeted
mpourdeh @AllergyNotes @giustini if patients were following on twitter, would you change what you post? relationship with patients is professional
Robert Scoble
Scobleizer Hey, @RocmanUSA if you are going for a ride on your Harley don't Twitter it so your boss knows you are goofing off (I'm his boss).
DrGourmet Keep in mind... there's no problem that a slice of good seranno ham can't improve.
Michael Arrington
TechCrunch I overnight a package from Wash St. To San Diego on Dec 22 for $50. Package now in Kentucky and appears to be thinking of staying. Thx UPS.
sunlogrobert The most capable off-road vehicle is your own body.
Heidi Allen
dreamingspires I agree w @allergynotes using Twitter just 2 push blogs is not what it's about, bt sharing quality info in context of yr relevant group is
Robert Scoble
Scobleizer Explaining why I am an idiot will increase your authority but not necessarily your popularity.
Robert Scoble
Scobleizer Calling me an idiot will increase your popularity but not your authority. :-)
BiteTheDust google needs work. someone typed "high heels" & was directed to my blog "remote health" to the post on shoes I wear while digging out car?
James Booth
jsebooth just overhauled my twitter account. i scrapped the idea of using twitter for RSS feeds. Twitter now for humans. Google Reader for RSS.
Jeff Jarvis
jeffjarvis searched AMZN for "murdoch" to get the book and now AMZN is giving me recs for murdoch the engine, friend of thomas the tank engine
joemd The more we live in the moment, the less we can change our future. The more we live for the future, the less we can enjoy the moment.
James Booth
jsebooth removing everything from Twitter that I get through Google Reader. Using Twitter as an RSS substitute just wasn't working out.
om twitter is like blogging. that is why everyone likes to twitter and blog about twitter itself. Sometimes, a tweet is just that a tweet!
Ves Dimov, M.D.
AllergyNotes Alltop aggregator now includes allergies ( and asthma (

Micro-blogging on Twitter is easy, fun and can be very useful and educational if you follow/subscribe to interesting people.

You can read more here: A Doctor's Opinion: Why I Started Microblogging on Twitter and
visit my account at Twitter/AllergyNotes.

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