Archive for October 6th, 2008

Note: I’ve been working on this post for over a week. Time and a desire to get this post complete have delayed it)

As many have noticed I’ve recently added overnight twitter aggregation to my LiveJournal. To give the full detail, I’ve in fact linked a twitter account, a facebook account, and my LiveJournal.

The twitter aggregation occurs at 3:35 in the morning. (This time is in fact intentional and bonus points to anyone who can tell me why)

This led to two very honest, direct, and excellent questions

Awww...Andrei, why are you twittering? :-(

Can you make a filter and filter me out?

I started to answer in the comment that asked me this, but realised that my answer needed to be far more broad based. (translation, overly verbose with many side topics that wander very far from the question before giving a specific answer)

To avoid the trappings mentioned let me get the following out of the way:
1) Curiosity
2) I’ll see what I can do.

So, why use twitter to begin with?
I’ll put a cut here, so nobody has to bother with reading something I wrote that actually has substance.

I hate slamming the opposition during political races. Well, okay.. I don’t support the, “We=good guys, they=bad guys.” But I shall rest on my hypocrisy long enough to have a tiny bit of fun.

The current meme asks:
Post a picture of someone or something that is smarter than Sarah Palin

So I had to go with the most common denominator.

Well, gosh I have to go with the obvious