Ten Years of Twitter Postings 2008 to 2018

Posted: July 6th, 2018

Here are my Twitter postings from August 2008 to July 2013. I'm waiting for Twitter to send me my archives from 2013 to 2018.

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  • 2018 ===================
  • July 18 2018: Used analytics to find the pages at http://andreas.com that users tried to find but don't exist. Made 301-Redirects to send them to the right pages. This is part of the cleanup after removing Wordpress and going back to HTML. See http://andreas.com
  • July 17 2018: A centipede under the @Celestron Digital Microscope. 32.7mm long. He's alive. After the pixs, I set both of them out in the yard.
  • July 17 2018: Bought a @Celestron Digital Microscope. Here's a carpenter ant (very common in California, especially in our kitchen):
  • July 17 2018: Updated my page on how to take better pixs with your cell phone. People, pets, landscapes. Lens, tricks, methods, settings, light, layout, composition, and more. http://andreas.com/cell-phone-photography.html …
  • July 17 2018: Cat asleep in the tea house in our backyard
  • July 17 2018: You can see the US's foreign policy towards other regions. Many of those weapons ended up pointed at the US.Andreas Ramos added, @wgeary America is the world's largest weapons exporter. I was curious to see what this looks like over time, so I mapped the flows of arms transfers leaving the U.S. from 1950 to 2017. The data comes from @SIPRIorg 's Arms Transfe…
  • July 17 2018: If colleges accept students only on academic ability, it'll end affirmative preference for both minorities AND legacy students. May the odds be ever in your favor!
  • July 15 2018: When I lived in Denmark, we often went to the #Vestkyste (West Coast). After storms, the waves wash up amber. Here is a grain of #Amber. Next to it is a tiny #emerald crystal. Both are the size of grains of sand.
  • July 15 2018: More #Jiusion #microscope pixs. Nuggets of #gold, smaller than sand grains. We used to hike in the Sierras above Sacramento, where the 49er gold rush happened, so we panned for gold and found these bits.
  • July 15 2018: Playing w Jiusion USB microscope. $19. Connected to my Samsung Note 8 cell phone.
  • July 15 2018: #WorldCup Anaximander @AnaximanderKatz
  • July 15 2018: We've got our French coffee, croissants, and quiche. Start the game! #worldcup
  • July 15 2018: I want to be as happy as Ronaldinho. #WorldCupFinal
  • July 13 2018: It's not fake news, witch hunts, angry Democrats, or FBI lovers. The Dept of Justice indicted 12 Russian intelligence officers for hacking the 2012 election. This is Trump's OWN branch of government that indicted them. Read the indictment.
  • July 13 2018: More Andreas Ramos Retweeted The Associated Press > 20. The object of the conspiracy was to hack into the computers of U.S. persons and entities involved in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, steal documents from those computers, and stage releases of the stolen documents to interfere with the 2016 U.S. presidential election.Andreas Ramos added, The Associated Press @AP Read the grand jury indictment of 12 Russian military officers for conspiring to interfere with the 2016 U.S. presidential election here: http://apne.ws/Zr6KZDU
  • July 13 2018: More Andreas Ramos Retweeted Melissa Chan Angela Merkel, Leader of the Free World.Andreas Ramos added, @melissakchan “Others don’t do this,” Mr. Stanzel said, of Ms. Merkel’s push on human rights. “The British are desperate for a trade deal; President Macron of France is new; Trump uninterested.” https://nyti.ms/2mbUhc2
  • July 13 2018: 2017 revenues @Google = $110B. Per Morgan Stanley, 36% was display ads, which is $32.7B. 50-70% of that is fake/fraud clicks. Google makes $16-22B on fraud. They know it's fake clicks, but, hey, it's money, so they do nothing. Don't use ads in Display, Youtube, or apps.
  • July 13 2018: More Andreas Ramos Retweeted NBCWashington Isn't this the end? The water in Washington D.C., capitol of the US, is unsafe to drink.Andreas Ramos added, NBCWashington Verified account @nbcwashington MAP: Don't drink the water. D.C. is warning thousands of residents of a contamination risk. Check our interactive map to see if you're affected http://nbc4dc.com/Qcn715j
  • July 13 2018: Who else looked at the map to figure out where #Croatia #Cro is? They're not even the underdog, they're the #underpuppy. Incredible that they made it this far in the #WorldCup , all the way to the #WorldCupFinal
  • July 12 2018: Today's book: Don @dtapscott and Alex Tapscott @alextapscott Blockchain Revolution. See what all the talk is about :-)
  • July 12 2018: Bear Cam is live again. Watch bears slap salmon at Katmai National Park in Alaska. Live web cam.
  • July 12 2018: I finally got rid of Wordpress (too hackable, too much spam) and went back to HTML. I wrote my own template (HTML5, mobile-first, responsive design, floating navbar). See my new website at http://andreas.com
  • July 12 2018: #Twitter says they're deleting fake accts. 14% of Trump's twitter followers are fake (7.1m of 46.3). 22% of Obama's twitter followers are fake (12.4m of 91.3). Will #TwitterPurge really delete those fake accts? See https://www.twitteraudit.com/realDonaldTrump and
  • July 10 2018: Another graph: Unemployment trends from 2002 to 2018. Starting in 2010 (eight years ago), unemployment has fallen steeply and the number of available jobs has risen. These are long-term economic trends. Again, no political party gets the blame or credit.
  • July 10 2018: I often hear from friends that crime is up. No, it has been going down for a long time. Here's the violent crime rate from 1990 to now. No need for guns, etc. Despite hysterical news sites, the US is pretty safe now. No political party gets the credit or blame.
  • July 8 2018: Watching "The Same Sky" ("Der gleiche Himmel" in German). Cold war spy drama in Berlin in 1972. Good counterpart to Babylon Berlin, set in 1939. Both highly recommended, both on Netflix. Same Sky captures the mood of Germany in the 70's unclear transition from old to new.
  • July 7 2018: In Palo Alto, the trees are painted blue.
  • July 6 2018: France wins over Uruguay, 2-0
  • July 5 2018: The acronym for #GoogleAdwords was GAW. The acronym for Google Analytics is GA. #Google renamed Google Adwords to Google Ads, so the acronym will be... GA? Wait. That doesn't work.
  • July 5 2018: For thousands of years, Europeans knew all swans were white. Black swans were impossible... until they went to Australia. Black Swan Theory (well, actually, a metaphor): Somethings can't happen, but when they happen, we adjust theory to fit and forget previous reality. My pix.
  • July 5 2018: I tried the Samsung Gear S3 Digital Watch for ten days. Here's my hands-on (or is that on-hands?) review. http://andreas.com/tried-the-samsung-gear-s3-smart-watch/ …
  • July 4 2018: i got a camera when i was seven years old. i've had cameras ever since. i took many of my family's photographs. here's my dad in 1964. my camera that year was a Minox. ever heard of those?
  • July 4 2018: San Francisco homeless problem is out of control. Over 15,000 homeless on the streets. A medical conference canceled b/c it's not safe or clean.
  • May 27 2018: We can't stop watching this! This #puffin was clearly enjoying the wind beneath his wings #skydiving @Natures_Voice @DiscoverCoast @VHEY_UK @Welcome2Yorks @VisitYNT @YCNature @coastmag @BTA_Bridlington Video: Michael Babcock
  • July 3 2018: Why do you refill a #birdbath every day? Because #birds splash around like little kids! Five #robins in this pix from our backyard.
  • July 2 2018: Very red sunset. That's the Napa and Yolo wildfire.
  • July 2 2018: Rode a taxi in SF today. Driver had no cell phone. At home, he has a rotary phone. No computer. He said passengers always have a cell phone, so they can look up any address on Google Maps. So yes, it's possible to live outside the digital world.
  • July 2 2018: “We are the first. Many will come.” This is the moment rescuers reached 12 boys and their football coach who had been missing in an underground cave in Thailand for nine days.
  • July 2 2018: Thailand cave rescue: Boys found alive after nine days. https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-44688909 …
  • Jun 11 2018: Finally discovered why @nytopinion has so many bad takes.
  • July 1 2018: Ever heard of @FrenchBee ? French airline. Oakland to Paris for $189. https://us.frenchbee.com/en
  • Jun 29 2018: Visiting #CETYS university in Tijuana. A top engineering and business school. Sports too. Pix of women's national college basketball team.
  • Jun 27 2018: Of course! I set up a @GoogleHome and within hours, it has a system-wide crash :-)
  • Jun 27 2018: Google Adwords is now Google Ads. They've been rewriting the code base for three years. GAW and Analytics will be tied closer together. It includes Smart Campaigns (automated ads for small business). DoubleClick turns into Google Marketing Platform.
  • Jun 26 2018: a friend gave us a #GoogleHome device (thanks, friend!) i set it up and played around with it. among other things, it plays the sounds of a thunderstorm. this is kinda cool. we don't have thunderstorms in Palo Alto (well, rarely). other sounds include oceans and crickets.
  • Jun 26 2018: Watch a breakup from the Jakobshavn Glacier in Greenland. That piece of ice is the size of Manhattan.
  • Jun 25 2018: If #Philosophy got out of their Ivory Tower and did a bit of research, they'd waste less time. #Anthropologists studied hundreds of cultures around with world and found seven basic moral rules, based on cooperation.
  • Jun 25 2018: Stanford opened a blockchain research center.
  • Jun 24 2018: Our latest house project: we replaced the concrete paved path to the front door & studio w 100-yr old SIMONS bricks. Made in LA. Friend gave us 5,000 of these. More about these bricks at https://calbricks.netfirms.com/brick.simonssimons.html …
  • Jun 24 2018: And here's a list for what to see and do in #SanFrancisco http://andreas.com/what-to-see-in-san-francisco/ …
  • Jun 24 2018: What to see and do in #PaloAlto and #SiliconValley http://andreas.com/what-to-see-in-silicon-valley/ …
  • Jun 24 2018: Growing a ginger plant. Cut piece of ginger (size of your thumb), cover w soil, a bit of water, seal with plastic wrap, put in window. When it comes up, remove plastic. Stanford Health Care @StanfordHealth
  • Jun 23 2018: The #PlaceboEffect is just one way our minds can alter reality.
  • Jun 22 2018: V good summary of the massive fraud by Elizabeth Holmes at Theranos here in Palo Alto. Many VCs were involved in this. https://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2018/06/22/bad-blood-in-silicon-valley …
  • Jun 22 2018: So what is psychographics? Cambridge Analytica and Facebook use this.
  • Jun 22 2018: Why the panda pixs? We got a digital photo frame (@Aluratek 14", 4GB, $99) and I loaded it with some 2,500 pixs, so now I'm seeing many photos that I'd forgotten.
  • Jun 22 2018: A panda, asleep high in a tree, dreaming panda dreams.
  • Jun 22 2018: Photos by Helen and me of panda bears in Chendu, China. In this pix, a panda ignores 100 tourists.
  • Jun 22 2018: eNewsletters that I read daily: - Axios https://www.axios.com/ - 3 Quarks Daily https://www.3quarksdaily.com/ - Quartz https://qz.com/ - Arts and Letters Daily (ALD) https://www.aldaily.com/ - Pacific Standard https://psmag.com/ If you know good newsletters, tell me.
  • Jun 22 2018: Our cat LOVES #worldcup Reply Retweet Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • Jun 21 2018: When a new technology becomes a buzz word, it also becomes obsolete.
  • Jun 19 2018: The Holocaust was legal. Slavery was legal. Segregation was legal. The brave woman who cared for and hid my 6 year-old aunt in an attic in Budapest was a criminal. She broke the law by sheltering Juden. Legality is not a guide for morality.
  • Jun 21 2018: The first space selfie! Buzz Aldrin on Gemini flight 1966 took his selfie. He was later 2nd man on the moon (and 1st to piss there!). Nice guy w great sense of humor. Now u know where Buzz Lightyear got his name.
  • Jun 20 2018: Although there is much talk about startups, there are fewer today. In the last 30 years, startups fell from 13% to 8% of companies. Here are several reasons for this.
  • Jun 20 2018: Trump is also taking the toys away from children at the border. The children are put in cages, with lights on 24 hours a day. They have no toys or anything else to play with.
  • Jun 20 2018: Only a few more days: my book "Startup" in French. Translated by Cyril Ghattas, an engineer in France and student at INSEEC who has lots of startup experience in France. We'll release this worldwide via Amazon in both print and ebook. Mark Murray
  • Jun 20 2018: This has been the president of the United States over the last two weeks -- via @NBCFirstRead https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/first-read/has-been-president-united-states-over-last-two-weeks-n884971 … Two. Weeks. 28 replies 326 retweets 317 likes Reply 28 Retweeted 326 Liked 317 Direct message
  • Jun 20 2018: If you (or family/friends) have a small (local) business, check out Google My Business (http://google.com/business ). It allows you to add your biz info, pixs, etc. into Google, plus you get a free website. Very easy to set up. I made a webpage at http://andreascom.business.site Reply Retweet Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • Jun 19 2018: Under the Golden Gate Bridge on a boat tour with students at INSEEC San Francisco. Bridge is v impressive from below.
  • Jun 18 2018: $15.4 trillion worth of mobile payments were handled by third-party platforms in China in 2017—more than 40 times in the US. Alibaba handled nearly 54% of those payments and WeChat Pay did 39%. In the US, Starbucks has 40% share. The US is way behind.
  • Jun 18 2018: The US government is uncomfortable if people say it puts children in cages. The US government is comfortable with putting children in cages. NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt Verified account @NBCNightlyNews
  • Jun 18 2018: President Trump: “Crime in Germany is way up." Official statistics: Germany last year recorded its lowest number of criminal offenses since 1992.
  • Jun 17 2018: Buy more stuff! 42% of global e-commerce transactions took place in China last year, more than France, Germany, Japan, the U.K. and the U.S. combined (McKinsey Global Institute).
  • Jun 16 2018: Elizabeth Holmes of #Theranos faces decades in prison and $100m or more in fines for massive fraud. #GrowthHacking gone wild. https://qz.com/1307507/elizabeth-holmes-of-theranos-faces-decades-in-prison/ … via @GoogleNews
  • Jun 15 2018: Did you know the web used to be powered with... steam? Did you know that nearly all of what we think is so new and today was actually started more than 150 years ago? Email addresses, online chat, online games, crazy valuations, and more... http://andreas.com/faq-steamnet/
  • Jun 14 2018: Before 1492, no oranges in Florida, no bananas in Ecuador, no paprika in Hungary, no potatoes in Ireland, no coffee in Colombia, no pineapples in Hawaii, no rubber trees in Africa, no chili peppers in Thailand or China, no tomatoes in Italy, no chocolate in Switzerland.
  • Jun 14 2018: Leading a class of students on a tour of Stanford. We looked at sculptures, buildings, fountains, parks, etc. , plus of course shopping.
  • Jun 14 2018: The Mori Digital Arts Museum in Tokyo
  • Jun 14 2018: Hey, want an mega Amazon office in your city? http://JD.com , a Chinese e-commerce giant, has a new Shanghai fulfillment center that can ship 200,000 orders a day. It employs four people. They service the robots.
  • Jun 13 2018: I joined Facebook 12 years ago (June 14, 2006). Today, I rarely use it, maybe look at it every three months, maybe a few postings. FB became too many likes, comments, shares, etc., plus too many ads. Too busy. I now use Twitter. Easier to use and read. It's a micro-blog.
  • Jun 13 2018: More Andreas Ramos Retweeted Dumbo Dumbo is being remade? Odd. A few years ago, we watch all the classic Disney movies: Pinocchio, Bambi, etc. The best was @Dumbo. Well done, good artwork, colors, story, etc. If you can find a copy, watch it.Andreas Ramos added, @Dumbo This March, the beloved tale will take you to new heights. Watch the new trailer for Disney’s #Dumbo.
  • Jun 13 2018: Google sent me a Google Beacon. It's the size of lipstick. Stick it to the ceiling. It tracks visitors' mobile phones, time, etc. People's pics & reviews of my office are sent to me. My website shows up on their phone. Interesting.
  • Jun 12 2018: Happy Hour!
  • Jun 11 2018: So what's up with Vice? Is it worth billions... or zero? See how crazy it can get at an East Coast online magazine. Very good article about Vice.
  • Jun 9 2018: Nidhi Kathuria, former VP at Royal Bank of Scotland, talks about the details of blockchain in fintech at #GITPRO
  • Jun 9 2018: Why the +30% rise in suicide in the US? Lack of health insurance, budget cuts to treatment, few care providers, and lack of national policy. http://www.businessinsider.com/anthony-bourdain-kate-spade-suicide-rate-mental-healthcare-costs-2018-6 … via @GoogleNews
  • Jun 9 2018: With Khanderao Khan, head of #gitpro conference today.
  • Jun 9 2018: At #GITPRO blockchain conf. All day.
  • Jun 6 2018: I love this slide. How many years for a new product to reach 25% US market share? 80 years for dishwashers to reach 25%. 30 yrs for radio; 35 yrs for microwave. But 15 yrs for PCs, 10 yrs for cell phone, and less for the web. Things really are spreading faster.
  • Jun 6 2018: Digital advertising is shifting from desktop to mobile. Desktop ad spend stopped growing in 2013. Reply 2 Retweet 2 Like 3 View Tweet activity
  • Jun 6 2018: Amazon offers "search / review / compare/ buy", all in one platform, which Google doesn't have. Amazon is also now selling ads ($4B/yr).
  • Jun 6 2018: Bad news for Google: 49% of people start at Amazon to buy stuff. They aren't using Google Search nor clicking on Google Ads.
  • Jun 6 2018: Let's start with VC money. It's spiking fast, just like in that good ol' year 2000. And what happened after 2000? The party ended.
  • Jun 6 2018: I read Mary Meeker's 294-slide deck (!) so you don't have to (and yes, I know most of you didn't...). It's an annual report about the Internet. Here are a few slides that I found interesting.
  • Jun 6 2018: friend says, "advertisers don't affect me! I make my OWN choices!" I say, "so it's all by chance that you wear a SF Giants baseball cap, Ralph Lauren polo shirt, Tommy Hilfiger jeans, and Nike shoes?"
  • Jun 5 2018: Going to #GITPRO on Sat. Conf on AI, ML, blockchain, fintech, IoT, cats. At PayPal HQ.
  • Jun 5 2018: I'm reading "1491". Everything you learned in school about the New World Indians before 1500s is wrong. Their cities were larger and better developed than European cities. But disease wiped out 95% of the population. 1 reply 0 retweets 2 likes Reply 1 Retweet Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • Jun 5 2018: Are private confs now a thing in Palo Alto? Nidhi Kathuria, former VP of Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) w +10 years in FinTech, talked about blockchain and fintech at our house.
  • Jun 4 2018: Traditional fundamental physics (particles, fields, forces, symmetries) are just artifacts. Physics in terms of elementary building blocks appears to be wrong, or at least of limited reach. More at...
  • Jun 3 2018: Pair of lizards on the backyard brick pile. These are 100-year old bricks.
  • Jun 2 2018: Cat fell off the ladder. Asking for a lawyer. I think he's faking it.
  • Jun 1 2018: Karin Lachmi, Chief Science Officer and founder of Bioz, writes about the state of lab research in her Forbes article. Lab researchers must deal with new technology, data quality, ecommerce, and transparency. Paul Stamatiou 📷 @Stammy
  • May 31 2018: "We found that brainteasers are a complete waste of time. They don’t predict anything. They serve primarily to make the interviewer feel smart.” Laszlo Bock, SVP of people operations at Google
  • May 31 2018: Street protests in San Francisco against Google buses. HumanProgress.org @HumanProgress
  • May 31 Was the Industrial Revolution good or bad for humanity? Consider the following. Between 1831 and 1881, French incomes rose by 100 percent. As such, France made twice as much economic progress in 50 years as it did in the previous 1,800 years. https://buff.ly/2vgf4me
  • May 30 2018: Some ideas such as time crystals are so unexpected. First it's not possible, then it's speculation, then it's theory, and then real. Crystal atoms align themselves on points in space; time crystals align on points in time. Super cool. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Time_crystal … Sanofi US Verified account @SanofiUS
  • May 30 2018: People of all races, religions and nationalities work at Sanofi every day to improve the lives of people around the world. While all pharmaceutical treatments have side effects, racism is not a known side effect of any Sanofi medication.
  • May 30 More Christina Wilkie Retweeted Sanofi US New: Sanofi, maker of Ambien, responds to @therealroseanne's claim that she was 'Ambien tweeting': "Racism is not a known side effect of any Sanofi medication."Christina Wilkie added, Sanofi US Verified account @SanofiUS People of all races, religions and nationalities work at Sanofi every day to improve the lives of people around the world. While all pharmaceutical treatments have side effects, racism is not a known side effect of any Sanofi medication.
  • May 30 2018: Fox alternate reality: the stories it covers obsessively — and those it ignores, and why. https://www.vox.com/2018/5/30/17380096/fox-news-alternate-reality-charts … via @GoogleNews Chris Marriott @CSMarriott
  • May 29 2018: And we'll have fun, fun, fun until daddy takes the T-Bird away! https://digiday.com/media/gdpr-mayhem-programmatic-ad-buying-plummets-europe/ … #EmailMarketing #emailgeeks 1 reply 2 retweets 4 likes Reply 1 Retweeted 2 Liked 4 Direct message
  • May 29 2018: 14/ and finally.... young adults, young and hip, and zumba. Amazing, no? Every possible interest, activity, and stage of life, incl. 72 genders.
  • May 29 2018: 13/ travel family vacation, travel freqently, travel international travel leisure, travel personal, travel, travelling to this location, trendy moms, upcoming birthday, used cars, vehicles, veterans in home, weddings, weight training, widow, women, working women, yoga...
  • May 29 2018: 12/ small business, small office, smart phones, soccer moms, social services, some collage, sports, stay-at-home moms, tablets, tech adapters early, tech adapters late, timeshares, toys, travel business, travel casino, travel commuter, travel cruises, travel currently,
  • May 29 2018: 11/ recent home buyer, recent mortgage, recent move, recently in this location, recently moved, relationship, renters, restaurants, retail, returned from recent travel, rugby, running, sales, science, separated, shopping, single home, single, small business owners,
  • May 29 2018: 10/ parents with children, parents with early school age, parents with preschoolers, parents with preteens, parents with teenagers, parents with toddlers, personal finance, pets, photo uploaders, politics, professional degree, property size, reading, real estate,
  • May 29 2018: 9/ motherhood, motorcycles, movies, multi-family home, music, new job, new moms, new parents, new relationship, new teen drivers, newly engaged, newly wed, nursing, nutrition, open relationship, operations, outdoors, parenting, parents new, parents with adult children,
  • May 29 2018: 8/ management, marketing, marriage, married, master's, mathematics, media, medical home office, meditation, men, millenials, mobile devices by brand, moms in big city, moms in corporate, moms in fitness, moms in green, moms in high school kids, moms with grade school kids,
  • May 29 2018: 7/ home and gardening, home buyer, home owner, home square footage, home value, house mates, household, in college, in this location, income ($30K-$500K) in high school, language (choose from dozens), library, likely to move, long distance relationship, maintenance,
  • May 29 2018: 6/ farming, fashion, fatherhood, finance, first-time owner, fishing, food preparation, food, football, forestry, friends, gamers, gen X, government employees, grad school, grandparents, gyms,. physical fitness, healthcare, high school graduate, higher education,
  • May 29 2018: 5/ donate to politics, donate to religion, donate to veterans, donate to wildlife, donate to world relief, economics, education, engaged, engineering, entertainment, entrepreneur, events, exercise, extraction, facebook page admins, family, family-based household,
  • May 29 2018: 4/ cooking, cricket, cuisine, current events, dating, design, dieting, digital, divorced, doctorate, domestic partner, donate to animal welfare, donate to arts, donate to cancer, donate to children's causes, donate to culture, donate to environment, donate to health,
  • May 29 2018: 3/ buy clothing, buy drinks, buy health, buy home and garden, buy outdoors, buy pet products, buy sports, car buyer, car owners, car shopper, civil union, cleaning, clothing, college graduate, community, complicated, computers, condo, construction, consumer electronics,
  • May 29 2018: 2/ advertising, age (13-65), agriculture, alcohol, all, anniversary within 30 days, apartment, architect, arts, associate degree, aviation, away from family, away from hometown, baby boomer, banking, baseball, beauty, beverages, body building, business, buy beauty, buy food,
  • May 29 2018: 1/ How are you targeted in #Facebook marketing? Just click from +230 checkboxes to show ads at people #Facebook, #Messenger, #Instagram (soon #WhatsApp). What are the categories? Here's a partial list: TV, accessories, administrative, arts,...
  • May 28 2018: Memorial Day isn't equal. The Bible Belt, Rust Belt, and Midwest had the most military deaths in proportion to their populations.
  • May 27 2018: In blind testing, wine experts can't tell the difference between wine: cheap or expensive, red or wine, French or Californian, etc. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blind_wine_tasting …
  • May 26 2018: More Andreas Ramos Retweeted Khanderao Kand I'll be there!Andreas Ramos added, Khanderao Kand @khanderao Hosting 7th Annual Conference GITPRO on Emerging and Trend Technologies and Leadership on 9th June (Sat) 830am-530pm At Paypal Town Hall in San Jose. Tracks: Artificial Intelligence-ML, Blockchain, Trending Technologies like IOT and Leadership. Total 30+…https://lnkd.in/gVXCpHc
  • May 26 2018: Spectacular art at Stanford. Chihuly's Tre Stelle di Lapislazzuli ("Three Stars of Lapis Lazuli") in the atrium of the Lorry Lokey Stem Cell Research Building at the Medical School. Or Peter Wegner's "Change as It Changes" at the business school.
  • May 21 2018: Discover nearby environmental organizations working on issues you care about, and find out how to volunteer your skills to help support the cause. http://pat.ag/gvyca #AnswerWithAction
  • May 20 2018: Several Chinese friends in China say that #Google search engine is working in China now. Possibly a test?
  • May 19 2018: Meet Guinness, Stanford patient therapy dog at Stanford Hospital. Super nice dog. 10 years on the job. At Stanford #HealthMatters2018 Reply Retweet Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • May 19 2018: VR games help children to enjoy their visit to doctors and hospitals. At Stanford #HealthMatters2018
  • May 19 2018: Kids learn that they too can do medical research At Stanford #HealthMatters2018
  • May 19 2018: Simple device to diagnose effect of concussion. For football players, etc. At Stanford #HealthMatters2018
  • May 19 2018: Learn healthy cooking and meal preparation at Stanford #HealthMatters2018
  • May 19 2018: Learn about diabetes, prevent, live with it. At Stanford #HealthMatters2018
  • May 19 2018: At Stanford #HealthMatters2018 lots of onsite free checkups today
  • May 19 2018: At Stanford #HealthMatters2018 The therapy dogs at Stanford Medical. Come and meet them! Free all day today.
  • May 19 2018: At Stanford #HealthMatters2018 Ask anything with nurses, doctors, researchers
  • May 19 2018: At Stanford #HealthMatters2018 patient therapy dogs!
  • May 19 2018: At Stanford #HealthMatters2018. Free all day today. Here, she's using VR to explore Stanford new hospital.
  • May 18 2018: 3D Rabbit puzzle Palo Alto Police Verified account @PaloAltoPolice
  • May 18 2018: Let your pets know that the fireworks show at the end of tonight’s @StanfordBSB game is coming up shortly. 🐶 🐱 #GoStanford – at Klein Field at Sunken Diamond Palo Alto Animals, Mountain View Police, Los Altos Police and 7 others
  • May 18 2018: At #Stanford #baseball game, waiting for #fireworks! Stanford Health Care @StanfordHealth
  • May 18 2018: The wait is over! This Saturday, join us for Health Matters, Stanford Medicine's free community event. Enjoy talks from leading health specialists, insightful biometric screenings, and interactive exhibits for all ages: http://healthmatters.stanford.edu #HealthMatters2018
  • May 18 2018: #MakerFaire cat back pack! Cat has bubble window and side view!
  • May 18 2018: #MakerFaire broom-bot!
  • May 18 2018: At #MakerFaire. These students built a chip-contolled solar panel that follows the sun, east to west, and high/low angle for summer winter. What college? Ha! Eighth grade students! V cool. Reply Retweet 3 Like 6 View Tweet activity
  • May 18 2018: At Google Headquarters. Innovative architecture, no? No. Real story? SGI built the HQ... and went bankrupt. Google bought it.
  • May 18 2018: The Google Dinosaur. Official story? To remind employees that Google should not turn into a fossil. Real story? When Page & Brin became billionaires, they bought all sorts of crazy crap :-)
  • May 17 2018: 43% of US families can't afford basics of middle class life. Four of every ten families. Most have jobs, but the pay is too little. http://money.cnn.com/2018/05/17/news/economy/us-middle-class-basics-study/index.html … via @GoogleNews
  • May 16 2018: Woohoo! Going to #MakerFaire this Fri afternoon. One of the coolest Silicon Valley events of the year. Always lots of great ideas and stuff to see.
  • Claire Chang @clairesays
  • May 16 2018: More Claire Chang Retweeted igniteXL What better way to experience Seoul - live/work/build your company - all paid! #GrandChallenge is back. 80 companies will be accepted. APPLY TODAY: https://www.k-startupgc.org/ Claire Chang added, igniteXL @igniteXL ‘Innovation Powerhouse’ South Korea Recruits Startups from Abroad https://techcrunch.com/sponsored/innovation-powerhouse-south-korea-recruits-startups-from-abroad/ … #Korea #Asia #startupcompetition #startup #global K-Startup Grand Challenge 2018 https://techcrunch.com/sponsored/innovation-powerhouse-south-korea-recruits-startups-from-abroad/ …
  • May 15 2018: Mom, "What is it that you do for work?" Me, "Today, I'm leading a workshop on web analytics." Mom: "????" Me: "Computer stuff." Mom: "Oh!" Reply Retweet Like 4 View Tweet activity
  • May 15 2018: So @Facebook finally gets serious about the millions of fake accounts. They deleted 580m fake accounts, about 25% of all 2B accts. When will @Twitter do the same? Steve Stewart-Williams @SteveStuWill
  • May 14 2018: Never get tired of this: The moment deaf children and adults truly hear for the first time. Beautiful to watch. Science is amazing.
  • Dr. Monique Rinere @mrinere
  • May 11 2018: More Dr. Monique Rinere Retweeted Sean Love it @skd3121Dr. Monique Rinere added, Sean @skd3121 This delights the German nerd in me. Wish I were still teaching, because this would be a great way to demonstrate the importance of capitalizing nouns in German... #german Reply 1 Retweeted 1 Liked 3 Direct message
  • May 11 2018: Watch this video from Google as they roll out their voice AI. Watch the Googlers cheer and laugh. It's a cult. Just like "The Circle". Zero sense of social responsibility at Google. Dina D. Pomeranz @DinaPomeranz
  • May 9 2018: Wow I did not know that: The worldwide disease burden (loss of life or disability due to disease) has fallen by 40% in 26 years. Humanity has never seen anything like it before! ht @HannahRitchie02 https://ourworldindata.org/grapher/disease-burden-from-communicable-diseases …
  • May 9 2018: IBM employs 366,600 people. But at LinkedIn, 563,107 people claim to work for IBM. That's 196,507 people with fake resumes. Widespread problem. Solution: Blockchain?
  • May 9 2018: So... @firstrepublic... Michael Cohen (Trump's bag man) used your bank to receive, hold, and transfer money for his bribery, corruption, threats, and coercion. When did you become aware of this? What's your position on this?
  • May 9 2018: More Andreas Ramos Retweeted Christina Wilkie First, it's bribery, then it's extortion.Andreas Ramos added, Christina Wilkie Verified account @christinawilkie WOW. Novartis source tells @statnews Cohen came to them promising "access to not just Trump, but also the circle around him … we were hiring him as a lobbyist.”…
  • May 9 2018: More Andreas Ramos Retweeted Khanderao Kand I'm going to this. Come to the conf and we can talk.Andreas Ramos added, Khanderao Kand @khanderao We are hosting http://GITPRO.org/2018 Conference on Emerging and Trending Technologies : focussed on #Artificial Intelligence, #Blockchain, #IOT and other Trending Technologies Sat 9 Jun San Jose. Discount Code (Limited time) MAY10 https://lnkd.in/gdj4CjT Dr. Monique Rinere @mrinere
  • May 8 2018: SPOTS STILL AVAILABLE FOR STUDENTS AT MORE THAN 450 COLLEGES https://buff.ly/2rpDg0f
  • May 7 2018: Is #ContentMarketing dead? Graph from Google Trends for "content marketing", last five years in the USA. Look at the ten-year trend: the Christmas dips go deeper each year. This year, April data is down at the level of 2015. Too many spammy articles?
  • May 6 2018: A bit of background on Cohen (Trump's "lawyer"). Decades of fake car crashes, medical fraud, borderline mafia: what a lawyer!
  • May 6 2018: The 17% drop in foreign student visas. 28% fewer Indian; 24% fewer Chinese. Foreign students contribute $36.9B to the U.S. economy during the 2016-2017 academic year. $6.3B less for universities and colleges.
  • May 5 2018: Like, what's the big deal with Russia? #15 on the list? A dinky $1.5T? Losers. Amazon did $240B in 2017 and, at their rate of growth, they'll soon be bigger than Russia. Russia's GNP is basically oil; they don't build anything, and what they have, gets stolen by their mafia.
  • May 5 2018: More Andreas Ramos Retweeted Eliza Rickman It's here! Eliza Rickman's new music video "Pretty Little Head". Must watch. Eliza raised the largest KickStarter funding ever to make this (I was one of the donors). Warning! Definitely NSFW!Andreas Ramos added, Eliza Rickman Verified account @elizarickman Eliza Rickman - Pretty Little Head (Official Music Video): http://youtu.be/kwno-F90gms?a via @YouTube
  • May 5 2018: Rank by GDP: 1. US $19T 2. China $12T 3. Japan $4.9T 4. Germany $3.7T 5. California $2.7T 6. UK$2.6T 7. India $2.6T 8. France $2.6T 9. Brazil $2T 10. Italy $1.9T 11. Texas $1.7T 12. Canada $1.7T 13. New York $1.5T 14. S. Korea $1.5T 15. Russia $1.5T
  • May 4 2018: Breaking News: Yesterday's truth that refuted last week's lies is now today's lie and last week's lie is true again. This is true and will continue to be true for the remainder of this hour.
  • Apr 30 2018: In the last 90 minutes... Wrote and launched an ad campaign in three languages for eight countries, 1,900 keywords, and 21 ads. That's the power of digital marketing. Now it's time for lunch!
  • Apr 29 2018: our neighbor's dog cornered a skunk and happily barked at it until he got skunked. three days and he still smells. now he can't go in the house :-) lots of skunks in Palo Alto, often in our backyard. very beautiful animals. shy and near-sighted. just leave them alone.
  • Apr 29 2018: Pixs from our travels in Sichuan, China #BlueWander
  • Apr 27 2018: A few more places to find #internship #intern, #entrylevel jobs: http://Glassdoor.com , http://Idealist.com , http://AbsoluteInternshipcom.com , http://LookSharp.com , http://InternQueen.com
  • Apr 27 2018: Looking for #internship #intern, #entrylevel jobs? Try these: http://RippleMatch.com , http://Internships.com , http://WayUp.com , http://AfterCollege.com , http://CollegeGrad.com , http://CareerRookie.com , http://CollegeRecruiter.com . If you find more, let me know. Clive Thompson Verified account @pomeranian99
  • Apr 27 2018: Your occasional reminder that private equity funds have wildly accelerated the demise of retail, and attendant massive layoffs:
  • Apr 27 2018: The Korean war will finally end. North and South Korea have agreed to reduce tension.
  • Apr 27 2018: What do people really learn in business school? Why does it matter? Stanford Health Care @StanfordHealth
  • Apr 25 2018: Featured on @PBS, the @Anatomage Table is the only fully segmented real human 3D anatomy system. @StanfordMed uses its extremely detailed interactive visuals to teach radiology and virtual dissection. Explore it yourself, Sat. 5/19 at #HealthMatters2018: http://healthmatters.stanford.edu
  • Apr 25 2018: Former Congressman talks openly about bribes. That's how it works.
  • Apr 23 2018: Very pretty caterpillar. He has lots of tiny details and colors. However, this is a "pretty duckling", the resulting Tiger Moth is rather plain.
  • Apr 22 2018: I finally signed up for #WhatsApp. Few use it in the US because txt msg are free (included in phone service) but almost everywhere else, people pay for txt msg, so to make it easy (cheap) for them, I added WhatsApp.
  • Apr 21 My book "Startup" has been translated to French. We'll release the book on Amazon in French in a few weeks.
  • Apr 20 2018: Talked with a corp's systems administrator. He didn't know what an IP address was. Uh, oh... better start to check the site security...
  • Apr 19 2018: Ever seen blackberry flowers? Our blackberry bush has flowers.
  • Apr 19 2018: New Verb (well, new to Congress :-) "You got Zucked!" As in, what #Zuckerberg does. Marky promised in #Congress last week that #Facebook would comply "in spirit" with #EU #privacy laws (#GDPR). Ha, suckers! Today, FB moved their data out of Europe. No EU laws now!
  • Apr 19 2018: Worried about #Facebook and #privacy? Don't worry about that. Instead, worry about #Palantir. Great article in #Bloomberg on a v shadowy data-tracking company and how it tracks you.
  • Apr 17 2018: New verb. When you use both Uber and Lyft, you're "uberlyfting".
  • Apr 16 2018: Google has a new search tool: Talk to Books. You ask question and it scans several hundred thousand books and offers answers by authors. Try it at https://books.google.com/talktobooks/ Reply Retweet 1 Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • Apr 14 2018: Do this. Go visit the new Apple Visitor Center. In Cupertino, next to new ring HQ. The coolest place in Silicon Valley. Amazing stuff to see. Kids will love it. Be sure to go upstairs. Open every day. Reply 1 Retweet 1 Like 5 View Tweet activity
  • Apr 12 2018: The Onion re Zuck: "We'll pretend like we’re doing something right now. But once the heat dies down, you can go right back to whatever it was you were doing. Oil execs, bank CEOs — they’ve all been in that chair and came out totally fine. You have no reason to worry." Michael Luo Verified account @michaelluo
  • Apr 11 2018: This is fun, if you haven’t tried it yet. @NewYorker’s first musical cover!
  • Apr 11 2018: Yes, Congress, there's a solution to data problems at Facebook and Google. But it will be very painful. http://andreas.com/facebook-vs-congress/ …
  • Apr 11 2018: The Zuckerberg/Facebook/Congress hearings are a joke. Nearly each of those politicians has "received campaign donations" (i.e, pay offs) from Facebook. See below. Nothing will change. FB will make more billions, bribe Congress, and screw the users Robby Soave Verified account @robbysoave
  • Apr 10 2018: Mark Zuckerberg is now living out every young person's worst nightmare: trying to explain how tech stuff works to the nation's elderly
  • Apr 10 2018: Did #Facebook share your FB data with Cambridge Analytica? You can check at this Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/help/1873665312923476?helpref=search&sr=1&query=cambridge%20analytica …
  • Apr 10 2018: #Adwords 2.0 is coming. #Google #Adwords good ol' Keyword Planner was changed and redesigned. A few nice features (location of traffic for top keywords, trends chart for desktop vs mobile, etc.) but it took away the ability to drop in 200 keywords (now, only three :-(
  • Apr 9 2018: Watched @ElizaRickman 's new video "Pretty Little Head". It's private at the moment, only for her Kickstarter backers. Coming soon. #ElizaRickman eComm Guy @eCommGuy
  • Apr 8 2018: America’s ‘Retail Apocalypse’ Is Really Just Beginning https://www.bloomberg.com/graphics/2017-retail-debt/ … @bbgvisualdata Reply Retweeted 1 Like Direct message
  • Apr 8 2018: Yes, it's true, Palo Alto dogs have their own chauffeur. Dog sits serenely as he glides along the street. Reply Retweet Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • Apr 8 2018: Yesterday, rain all day, so wrote HTML5 +CSS all day. My http://andreas.com site will soon be mobile-first HTML5 responsive design. Today, sunny + windy, so flying kites w Helen. Reply Retweet Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • Apr 8 2018: For FB and Google to make money on ads, they give user data to advertisers. Solution? Free basic version, fee for advanced version, and corp version for companies. No need to share user data. But... Google and FB valuation will drop by hundreds of billions of dollars. EFF Verified account @EFF
  • Apr 7 2018: The State Department’s plan to ask all visa applicants for social media information invades their free speech and privacy rights, as well as the rights of their American friends, families, and professional associates.
  • Apr 7 2018: A suitcase of pepperoni, 40 seagulls, and a hotel room. Hilarious story! https://www.buzzfeed.com/amphtml/juliareinstein/seagull-pepperoni-hotel-ban …
  • Apr 6 2018: Here's an idea: @Facebook @Google @Apple commit FULLY to EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) #GDPR. All apps in the app stores must comply with GDPR. If Facebook Google Apple are on the side of its users, then use #GDPR. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/General_Data_Protection_Regulation … Reply Retweet 2 Like 5 View Tweet activity
  • Apr 6 2018: Last year, China exported $506 billion of goods to the US. The US exported $130 billion to China. 25.7%. China produces 4X. If you want a new TV, washing machine, fridge, clothes, etc., buy now before Trump's 25% tax kicks in.
  • Apr 4 2018: In Washington DC, 20,000 people protested the murder of #MLK50. 1,200 buildings + 900 stores burned. US Marines set up machine guns at US Capitol; 3rd Infantry Army guarded the White House. 3,100-police, 13,600 US troops, 1,750 National Guard.
  • Apr 4 2018: Martin Luther King's murder on April 4 1968 led to the greatest wave of social unrest since the Civil War. Over 100 cities burned. The Civil Rights Act was quickly approved by a wide margin in Congress on Apr. 10th. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/King_assassination_riots …
  • Apr 4 2018: Trump's 25% tariffs mean that US consumers will pay more. When companies are protected from competitors, they don't lower prices: they RAISE prices so they can make more money. Consumers have no choice.
  • Apr 4 2018: Trump started a trade war with China and Europe. China's response: 25% tariffs on 106 items in agriculture, automotive, energy, and industrial production. Everyone in these US industries is facing layoffs, factory shutdowns, or farm bankruptcy.
  • Apr 3 2018: 3/ Orwell, Huxley, etc. hoped the Self could rebel, or at least, push back against the State. But the social web takes over the construction of the Self. Today's rebel has to rebel... against his/her self. And even that rebellious Self... is structured! Reply Retweet Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • Apr 3 2018: 2/ Data analytics, geodemographics, and massive amounts of data allow companies to create a personalized experience Just For You. That's why the web is so seductive: you're looking into a mirror that reflects a better you at you.
  • Apr 3 2018: 1/ It's not Facebook, Cambridge Analytica, Google... The problem is the shift in concept of Self. Only 20 years ago, the Self was mostly self-managed (for better or worse, mostly indifferently). Today, the data-centric web *structures* the Self. Reggie @UrFavorite_Ex
  • Mar 26 2018: Parking in DC and NY will have you getting out the car like 232 replies 22,417 retweets 57,349 likes Reply 232 Retweeted 22K Like 57K Direct message
  • Apr 2 2018: Testing Google #Adwords Ad Variations (Swap Headlines) tool. The account has a 7% increase in clicks across hundreds of ads. Go to Google Adwords, "Drafts & Experiments", select "Ad Variations", click "Go".
  • Apr 2 2018: New York Magazine writes about the scale of corruption around Trump.
  • Apr 2 2018: Helen and I go out to fly #kites at the Bay.
  • Apr 1 2018: #tiangong1 Okay, Chile, Argentina, Uruguay: #tiangong1 passed over you. But #tiangong1 headed for Africa now. Reply Retweet 1 Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • Apr 1 2018: #tiangong1 just rose up 100m as it passes over Saudi Arabia. Is Allah protecting Saudi? 1 reply 1 retweet 1 like Reply 1 Retweet 1 Like 1 View Tweet activity
  • Apr 1 2018: #Tiangong1 China space station is coming down in the next two hours. At the moment, it's headed for the bottom of #SouthAmerica (Chile, Argentina). Then pass over #Atlantic and then Central Africa. It's headed for China & Beijing! :-) Live track http://www.satflare.com/track.html?q=37820#TOP … Reply Retweet 3 Like 4 View Tweet activity Rosy @rose_k01
  • Apr 1 2018: Enjoy Meeoowww Choir 😂😂 #AprilFoolsDay 2 replies 17 retweets 24 likes Reply 2 Retweeted 17 Like 24 Direct message
  • Apr 1 2018: Avocado Coca-Cola! Yes, Coca-Cola is introducing three new Cokes: avocado, sourdough, charcoal. Coca-Cola says these are ideal for any brunch social media photo: guaranteed to see the ‘likes’ rolling in.” Reply 2 Retweet Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • Mar 30 2018: What does this mean? Watch out for snakes... that can chase you at 15 miles per hour? Speed snakes? Reply 2 Retweet Like 3 View Tweet activity
  • Mar 30 2018: Micro-sushi... made on a single grainn of rice. Sushiya No Nohachi, Tokyo.
  • Mar 29 2018: Opening game: Oakland A's vs. Angels. Beautiful summer weather. Reply Retweet Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • Mar 28 2018: Humanity’s Genes Reveal Its Tangled History
  • Mar 28 2018: See all the data Facebook and Google have on you. By Dylan Curran. Reply Retweet 1 Like 5 View Tweet activity Paul Lewis Verified account @PaulLewis
  • Mar 27 2018: Palantir, a national security contractor owned by Facebook board member Peter Thiel, was allowed access to the Facebook data harvested for Cambridge Analytica on an informal basis, whistleblower claims. 0 replies 21 retweets 14 likes Reply Retweeted 21 Like 14 Direct message Dylan Curran @iamdylancurran
  • Mar 24 2018: Want to freak yourself out? I'm gonna show just how much of your information the likes of Facebook and Google store about you without you even realising it 4,635 replies 165,750 retweets 260,485 likes Reply 4.6K Retweeted 166K Like 260K Direct message
  • Mar 26 2018: Headlines: "Congress wants to drag Google and Twitter into Facebook’s privacy crisis". Translation: "Congress smells BIG opportunity for campaign donations! Show me the money! No money, no honey!" GCRI New York @gcri_ny
  • Mar 26 2018: .@HeidelbergHAUS funds incredible scholarships for master's & bachelor's programs in any field & for students' choice of 1 or 2 semesters at the internationally renowned @UniHeidelberg. Applications will close June 15th! http://owl.li/hGYh30j4U4b
  • Mar 24 2018: China is starting to remove ATM machines because few people use them; they prefer digital payment. I can't remember the last time I used an ATM; it's been years; I have no idea what my PIN is. Reply 2 Retweet Like 2 View Tweet activity INSEEC U. San Francisco @INSEEC_U_SF
  • Mar 24 2018: Proud and honored to host @abennett @VOANews @VOAAfrica and distinguished panel for #beyondtheunicorn We continue to bring #African @groupeIFG students to #SanFrancisco and #SiliconValley to train the #Innovators and #Entrepreneurs of tomorrow. Watch here https://www.facebook.com/voiceofamerica/videos/10155673379578074/ … African Technology, Andile Ngcaba and M'vunganyi
  • Mar 23 2018: 3/ If democracy is based on votes, then use these data tools to get sufficient votes by targeting each group with its own messaging. Test with +50,000 ads to find the perfect slogans + images to affect a target. Traditional democracy is dead. Reply 2 Retweet 3 Like 5 View Tweet activity
  • Mar 23 2018: 2/ Use #Google, #Facebook, data with #microtargeting, A/B split testing, geodemographics, data analytics, etc. allow small teams (10-20 people) to manipulate society. Political parties #GOP #DEM liberal, conservative, religious, socialist, ecological, etc. are irrelevant. Reply Retweet 1 Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • Mar 23 2018: 1/ The #Facebook/ #CambridgeAnalytics scandal isn't just about data. Political parties, politicians, newspapers, etc. define issues and act for/against. Data analytics doesn't need issues; by collecting data, one can know the likes/dislikes of any group and thus manipulate them. Reply Retweet 2 Like 2 View Tweet activity Jake Murray @jake_murray44
  • Mar 22 2018: Timely @nybooks piece on rising threat of #BigData for #CyberOps & political influence — and the US Government’s hand in funding & enabling this dangerous new cyber-tech landscape. 1 reply 17 retweets 19 likes Reply 1 Retweeted 17 Like 19 Direct message
  • Mar 21 2018: How to fix #Facebook? Get rid of advertising. If no ads, no need to discover your likes, interests, etc. No need for FB to sell your data. Charge $2 subscription fee. Same for #Google, #YouTube, and all the others. Reply 1 Retweet 1 Like 3 View Tweet activity
  • Mar 19 2018: Voice of America VOA + INSEEC U: present Silicon Valley & Africa: Growth & Challenges. How African entrepreneurs deal with SV and Africa. Panel + documentary "Beyond the Unicorn: Africans Making IT in Silicon Valley". 6p Wens, Mar21 SF. Register (free): Reply Retweet Like 4 View Tweet activity
  • Mar 17 2018: Thinking about your summer vacation? Bluewander is a vacations concierge service that helps people to plan vacations. Local experts help you with #flights, #hotels, what to see, #events, and so on. More at http://www1.bluewander.life
  • Mar 16 2018: The new happy hour. The pot clubs in San Francisco have happy hour: come in, smoke pot, and get happy. Starts at (go ahead, guess it) 4:20 pm. Cannabis-infused mojitos, beer, brownies, cookies, tea, etc., priced at (yes, you guessed it) $4.20. Who says innovation is hard work? Reply Retweet 1 Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • Mar 16 2018: Artificial intelligence (AI) movies have sexy babe robots. That's not AI, that's "Babe-I". People in the 1800s thought mechanical transportation would be steam-powered mechanical horses; many now think AI robots will be hot chicks. Yeah, right.
  • Mar 16 2018: No more clocks? Our living wall clock stopped working. Why replace it? I don't have a desk clock or kitchen clock. I've never set the clock on the microwave, stove, and DVD player. Why bother? We all use our cell phones now as clocks. 1 reply 0 retweets 2 likes Reply 1 Retweet Like 2 View Tweet activity Olivia Solon Verified account @oliviasolon
  • Mar 16 2018: I spent several weeks investigating the Silicon Valley 'ratcatchers' who go to great lengths to identify employees who leak information to the public 24 replies 384 retweets 476 likes Reply 24 Retweeted 384 Like 476 Direct message
  • Mar 14 2018: Theranos raised $700m for a $9B valuation... and it was all just fraud. It never worked. They did fake demonstrations to raise money. CEO Elizabeth Holmes will be penalized. The SEC is telling startups they can't lie to investors.
  • Mar 13 2018: At IgniteXL pitch night. South Korean startups.
  • Mar 12 2018: At #Entefy annual stockholder event. What they're doing and what's coming.
  • Mar 12 2018: The next version of Google Android is P. Google always names these for candy. What starts with P? Android Pop-Tarts? Android Popcorn? Android Peeps? Android Pez? Android Pixie Stix? Android Pop Rocks? I think it'll be Android Peeps. It's Google's style to be super cute.
  • Mar 12 2018: If your phone is on #TMobile, you can turn on free #spam blocking. It's easy. Dial #662# (as if it is a phone number). That turns it on.
  • Mar 11 2018: (To my niece at 10a at #Ghirardelli) "Want ice cream?" "Isn't it too early?", she asked. "It's never too early for ice cream!" We go in & ask waiter, "Is it too early for ice cream?" "It's never too early for ice cream!" Reply Retweet Like 7 View Tweet activity
  • Mar 9 2018: Scientists found Ice-VII in diamonds. Wait... Ice-VII? Are they going to find Ice-9? Ice-VII inclusions in diamonds: Evidence for aqueous fluid in Earth’s deep mantle Reply Retweet Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • Mar 8 2018: There was a web... before the web? In the 80s, France had Minitel: read the news, multi-player gaming, groceries w/ same-day delivery, buy theater tickets w/ credit card, remotely control thermostats & other home appliances, bank account, chat, dating. Reply Retweet 3 Like 3 View Tweet activity Entefy @Entefy
  • Mar 8 2018: Support #InternationalWomensDay! Tonight is the world broadcast premier of @SheStartedIt on @FuseTV, spotlighting female tech entrepreneurs including Entefy's own @Brienne_G. https://www.fuse.tv/she-started-it 1 reply 14 retweets 21 likes Reply 1 Retweeted 14 Liked 21 Direct message
  • Mar 8 2018: Seals in San Francisco. Golden Gate in background. Ryan J. Reilly Verified account @ryanjreilly
  • Mar 7 2018: “When your old-ass parent is like, ‘I don’t know how to send an iMessage,’ and you’re just like, ‘Give me the fucking phone and let me handle it.’ Sadly, that’s what we have to do with our government...” 23 replies 167 retweets 530 likes Reply 23 Retweeted 167 Like 530 Direct message
  • Mar 7 2018: So #GeekSquad employees get paid by the #FBI to check the content of customers' computers? I wonder how many other companies with access to your computer's files are FBI informants. 1 reply 0 retweets 2 likes Reply 1 Retweet Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • Mar 6 2018: /3 Mid-term Congressional elections are in November. If there's a Trump recession, the GOP loses the House, the Dems take over, and they'll instantly impeach Trump. He won't be able to do anything for the next two years. It's Trump's move now.
  • Mar 6 2018: /2 Many of those EU tariffs are aimed clearly at US states that have key GOP politicians. The EU will put pressure on them to stop the Trump tariffs. If the tariffs happen, it'll cause recession, massive job loss, severe impact on state economies.
  • Mar 6 2018: If Trump tariff happens, EU raises tariffs against US steel pipes, rolled steel, grills, sinks, ventilators, ladders, steel tanks for liquefied gas, motor boats, lipstick, bedlinen, motorcycles, jeans, kidney beans, bourbon, rice, cranberries, orange juice, peanut butter, tobacco 1 reply 0 retweets 2 likes Reply 1 Retweet Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • Mar 5 2018: #VirtualReality #VR pods at the mall. $10 for ten terrifying minutes.
  • Mar 5 2018: When my cat yawns, do you also yawn?
  • Mar 4 2018: Quantum mechanics and... aesthetics? Does aesthetics matter in quantum theory? Yes, because the view that you choose will open avenues of thought... and close off other approaches. Physics and philosophy are interwoven.
  • Mar 3 2018: Google Android Oreo
  • Mar 2 2018: The CD disc is in its final days....
  • Mar 2 2018: Trump's trade war hurts... our allies. The top steel exporters to the United States: Canada, Brazil, South Korea and Mexico (by volume). China isn't even in the top 10. Reply Retweet 1 Like View Tweet activity
  • Mar 2 2018: Trump's steel tariffs started a trade war. The EU replied with tariffs on US motorcycles (Harley-Davidson), Kentucky bourbon whiskey, and blue jeans. Why those? This affects states with key politicians aligned with Trump. They will call him very soon. 1 reply 2 retweets 9 likes Reply 1 Retweet 2 Like 9 View Tweet activity
  • Mar 1 2018: Why does #Google #Facebook #Youtube refuse to block content? Good ol' 47 U.S.C. §230(c)(1). If they edit content, then they can be held liable. 10,000 class-action lawyers will pounce. So digital media companies insist they only transmit content and thus not liable. Reply Retweet 1 Like 3 View Tweet activity
  • Mar 1 2018: Looking for #pitch events in your #SiliconValley #startup to meet #VentureCapital #VC? Here's a short list: https://www.eventbrite.com/d/ca--san-francisco/pitch/ … https://www.eventbrite.com/d/ca--san-francisco/start-up-pitch/ … https://www.eventbrite.com/d/ca--san-jose/startup-pitch/ …
  • Feb 27 2018: CafeX coffee robot has a crowd at 1p. All watching it make coffee. No truth to rumor that Starbucks will replace baristas with robots and rename itself Starbots. 3 replies 20 retweets 73 likes Reply 3 Retweet 20 Like 73 View Tweet activity Malboury Jones @Malboury
  • Feb 26 2018: We moved into new offices, but this wall has been left open for a few weeks now. I knew what I had to do. Malboury Jones @Malboury
  • Feb 27 2018: There was a development...
  • Feb 27 2018: InfoWars got another strike on their YouTube account for a Florida shooting video, now one strike left before they get banned. 134 replies 695 retweets 2,583 likes Reply 134 Retweeted 695 Like 2.6K Direct message
  • Feb 27 2018: Coffee robot! 1 reply 0 retweets 2 likes Reply 1 Retweet Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • Feb 26 2018: Want to pitch your #startup to #investors? Here's a list of #SiliconValley #pitch events: https://www.eventbrite.com/d/ca--san-francisco/pitch/ … https://www.eventbrite.com/d/ca--san-francisco/start-up-pitch/ … https://www.eventbrite.com/d/ca--san-jose/startup-pitch/ … https://www.walkersands.com/Pitch-And-Demo-Events-For-Tech-Startups#West … Good luck! Reply Retweet Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • Feb 26 2018: America uses 99% of the world’s hydrocodone and 81% of its oxycodone. It uses 30X more opioids than is medically necessary for a population of its size. From the NYMag article. New York Magazine Verified account @NYMag
  • Feb 24 2018: Andrew Sullivan on opioid epidemic in America: The problem is that it’s a solution to a problem
  • Feb 24 2018: By reading between the lines of the #MuellerInvestigation, we can see how deep US surveillance can reach. They're using emails and text messages from ten years ago. Entefy @Entefy
  • Feb 24 2018: #ICYMI Miners are racing to extract the world's last bit of #digital gold. Here's a look at some fascinating links between #Bitcoin and gold. #cryptocurrency 0 replies 8 retweets 13 likes Reply Retweeted 8 Liked 13 Direct message
  • Feb 24 2018: Fraud doesn't describe this. It's out of control looting. Trump said he would drain the swamp; no, he brought out the Swamp Monster.
  • Feb 23 2018: Cat sleeping in the tea house. note the fruit in the loquat tree; it'll be the largest yield ever. the tree is filled with loquat (also called pipa in Chinese or Chinese plums). v delicious, like a cross between a strawberry and a lemon.
  • Feb 23 2018: me and Helen in the #redwoods at Muir Woods National Monument. if you're near Napa, go! (but be sure to make reservations! required!) Reply Retweet Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • Feb 20 2018: If you want to know more about #study #scholarship at #Heidelberg, contact me. I graduated from there. German Consulate LA Verified account @GermanyinLA
  • Feb 20 Thinking about studying in #Germany? Then check out the 4 scholarships @HeidelbergHAUS is offering for US students to study at @UniHeidelberg For more info and applications, visit these 2 links: http://t1p.de/ki3h
  • Feb 18 2018: At Muir Woods National Monument #Redwood forest. To go, either drive (you must have reservations) or tour bus from SF (~$50). We went up to the higher trails, where there was nobody else. Lucky to have a redwood forest so close to SF. #MuirWoods #NationalParks
  • Feb 18 2018: For Chinese New Year, we went to Muir Woods and Muir beach. For dinner: Kaoya (Chinese roast duck) w Chateau Larrivet Haut-Brion 2009. Cat sampled a bit of the duck and gave it Four Paws. Reply Retweet Like 2 View Tweet activity Women's March Verified account @womensmarch
  • Feb 16 2018: Enough is enough! Women's March Youth EMPOWER is calling for students, teachers, and allies to take part in a #NationalSchoolWalkout for 17 minutes at 10am on March 14, 2018. Join us in saying #ENOUGH! http://bit.ly/EnoughMarch14 2,337 replies 38,190 retweets 63,115 likes Reply 2.3K Retweeted 38K Like 63K Direct message
  • Feb 17 2018: See paragraphs 45, 54c, 55c, 55d, 74, and 82 of the Mueller indictment. Russians and volunteers, members, and officials of the Trump campaign interacted. Sections 25, 26, and 27 cover the laws that make such interactions unlawful. Reply Retweet 1 Like 4 View Tweet activity
  • Feb 16 2018: Chun jie kuai le! Happy Chinese New Year! Year of the Dog. China Xinhua News Verified account @XHNews
  • Feb 14 2018: Dazzling fireworks light up the sky in #NewYork for #ChineseNewYear. #YearOfTheDog 30 replies 356 retweets 860 likes Reply 30 Retweeted 356 Like 860 Direct message
  • Feb 14 2018: Haven't read "Fire and Fury", Michael Wolff's book about the Trump White House? Newspapers talked about the scandal stuff, but not the overall book. I wrote a short (4 page) neutral summary of the book. #FireAndFury @MichaelWolffNYC See http://andreas.com/fire-and-fury/ Reply Retweet 3 Like 4 View Tweet activity
  • Feb 13 2018: Catherine Lespine, Director of all INSEEC schools worldwide, visits INSEEC SF this week.
  • Feb 13 2018: How Facebook has been dealing (or not dealing) with fake news and spam.
  • Feb 12 2018: One of the emergency responders said he has seen 10-12 cars follow GPS instructions and drive onto the #Caltrain tracks.
  • Feb 12 2018: Driver follows GPS. Turn right! Onto the railroad tracks. CalTrain comes along, car is shredded. Smoking ruins. Driver is okay. Reply Retweet 2 Like 4 View Tweet activity WIRED Verified account @WIRED
  • Feb 12 2018: In other news, this @BostonDynamics robot just learned how to open doors and let itself out. 1,025 replies 7,234 retweets 13,648 likes Reply 1.0K Retweeted 7.2K Like 14K Direct message
  • Feb 12 2018: Join a frat... and your lifetime income goes up 36%. It's all about connections.
  • Feb 7 2018: So the English were originally black and whites were immigrants from the Middle East... BBC News http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-42939192 … . 1 reply 0 retweets 1 like Reply 1 Retweet Like 1 View Tweet activity
  • Feb 6 2018: Oxford study finds Trump followers share more fake news than everyone else combined. Political polarization is primarily a feature of the extreme right.
  • Feb 5 2018: The #StockMarket #DowJones is down 4.5%. What goes up, must come down. It was fun while it lasted. #StockMarketCrash Palo Alto Police Verified account @PaloAltoPolice
  • Feb 4 2018: News Release: Two reported mountain lion sightings in #PaloAlto last night. Details: https://www.cityofpaloalto.org/civica/press/display.asp?layout=1&Entry=1592 … 1 reply 9 retweets 7 likes Reply 1 Retweeted 9 Liked 7 Direct message
  • Feb 2 2018: Fiona Apple's "Across the Universe" is a remarkable juxtaposition of beautiful poetic lyrics against a background of absurd, meaningless violence. Each makes the other stand out. 1 reply 0 retweets 1 like Reply 1 Retweet Like 1 View Tweet activity
  • Feb 2 2018: Ah, the magic of capitalism! Over 1,300 cryptocurrencies with total value over $405 billion.
  • Feb 2 2018: 5) To solve this, they must hire 10-20,000 people (or more) to review/approve ads and videos. It can be done because Google is already doing this for webpages.
  • Feb 2 2018: 4) Google Facebook Youtube are lying when they say AI can filter this. For years, Google tried to stop spam with algorithms and filters: failure. Here's Google's Big Secret: they have 10,000 humans who review websites. It's not algorithm, it's people.
  • Feb 2 2018: 3) How much money? In 2017, Google made $100 billion & Facebook $40B and growing quickly. In their crazed dash for money, they are wrecking society. Reply Retweet Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • Feb 2 2018: 2) This creates massive incentive for irresponsible people to post bizarre stuff about flat earth, bitcoin scams, make bucks fast, conspiracy theory, child abuse, vicious racist and sexist junk, and so on. Google Facebook Youtube ignore this because it makes so much money.
  • Feb 2 2018: 1) Russia's web meddling is a problem. But the real problem is at Google, Facebook, Youtube, etc.: they MUST make money (investors demand it) so they MUST show ads. Anyone can post anything and whatever gets attention will get clicks, which makes money (+$50K/month).
  • Feb 2 2018: To make more money, Youtube picks videos w/ max clicks+time. This creates a feedback loop: the crazier the video, the more clicks it gets; Youtube gives it more exposure; people make yet crazier videos. Here are some of top videos at Youtube.
  • Feb 2 2018: Search engines algorithms offer most-clicked content. Add advertising. The result: people create junk to make money, so you get spam and scams in Google, Facebook, YouTube... 1 reply 1 retweet 1 like Reply 1 Retweet 1 Like 1 View Tweet activity
  • Feb 1 2018: In the last 80s, we watched the USSR, a global empire, collapse. It had no industry, its leaders were liars or corrupt, military couldn't win a battle, citizens were dying. The Soviets didn't care anymore. The same is now happening in the US. https://shar.es/1NEwaT NBC Bay Area Verified account @nbcbayarea
  • Jan 31 2018: Check it out! This is what the #SuperBlueBloodMoon looks like from Chabot Space and Science Center in Oakland. http://nbcbay.com/43jkxXI 0 replies 14 retweets 35 likes Reply Retweeted 14 Like 35 Direct message
  • Jan 31 2018: 5:14 a.m. we got up to see the red blue moon. Cool! Back to bed. Reply Retweet Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • Jan 30 2018: Who are drug dealers? Pharmaceutical companies shipped 20M pain pills to a town of 3,000 people in West Virginia over 10 years. That's 2m per year. 666 pills per person per year.
  • Jan 30 2018: I updated my page on what to see and do in San Francisco. http://andreas.com/what-to-see-in-san-francisco/ …
  • Jan 29 2018: i thought it was a joke that Elon Musk was selling flamethrowers. It's actually true. $500 for a flamethrower. They've sold 10,000 in 48 hours. It's a must-have for the coming BBQ season. Reply Retweet 2 Like 3 View Tweet activity
  • Jan 28 2018: we made pasta by hand last night. no machine. all by hand. also made a sort of stroganoff with duck, mushrooms, chanterelles, rosemary, brandy, sour cream. plus salad and wine. yes, a lot of work but super delicious. 🥂 Reply Retweet Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • Jan 27 2018: When my cat's food bowl is empty...
  • Jan 27 2018: You've never seen snowman like these. A bank security guard in China makes all sorts of snow sculptures. http://www.wenxuecity.com/news/2018/01/27/6932589.html …
  • Jan 26 2018: On the impact of Facebook and Google on society and democracy. http://www.3quarksdaily.com/3quarksdaily/2018/01/the-new-surveillance-capitalism.html … Matt Seaton Verified account @mattseaton
  • Jan 26 2018: "The Great British Empire Debate." @kenanmalik weighs in on the imperial revisionism controversy on which the sun never sets, via @NYRDaily http://www.nybooks.com/daily/2018/01/26/the-great-british-empire-debate/ … via @nybooks 0 replies 18 retweets 35 likes Reply Retweeted 18 Like 35 Direct message
  • Jan 25 2018: A bunch of idiots in New Zealand put a fake star in orbit. Why is this bad? Now every idiot ad agency will do the same. Fake stars for soft drinks, cars, bimbo actors, movies, whatever.
  • Jan 25 2018: We watched Bright (on Netflix). It's terrible, but most viewers loved it. Why? Gala Gil Amat @GalaGilAmat
  • Jan 25 2018: In 2017, 46 global #tech companies have reached #unicorn status ($1B+). | @howmuch_net 0 replies 4 retweets 1 like
  • Jan 25 2018: At Google's icon park. Reply Retweet Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • Jan 24 2018: Edelman interviewed 30,000 people for a global survey on trust. Most trusted: Technical experts and academic experts :-) At the bottom: CEOs, board of directors, journalists, and government officials :-( Reply Retweet 1 Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • Jan 24 2018: Planning summer vacation travel? BlueWander's travel experts will do the research and plan everything for you for free, from what to see to where to stay and eat. http://www1.bluewander.life/
  • Jan 23 2018: At San Jose Sharks vs. Winnipeg. Hockey.
  • Jan 23 2018: So an iPhone will explode if you bite it? Down, dog!
  • Jan 23 2018: Starting mid-Feb, Google Adwords will begin to automatically generate variations of ads, based on ads, keywords, landing page, etc. Very useful idea for GAW advertisers.
  • Jan 23 2018: At Davos: Eying the snow outside from a shuttle bus, one Indian banker turned to another and said, “Well, Donald Trump will be happy. Everything is white!” Robert Macfarlane Verified account @RobGMacfarlane
  • Jan 17 2018: Because they cannot be seen too often, & because the tide may just be beginning to turn in terms of the fight against plastics, here - again - are Chris Jordan's canonical images of albatross chicks on Midway Island, their bodies rotted down around the plastic that killed them.
  • Jan 16 2018: "Even my exaggerations are exaggerated!" -- Trump (in "Fire and Fury", p. 98).
  • Jan 15 2018: Alibaba & Microsoft AIs now outperform humans in reading/comprehension. They can answer questions better. This will replace search engines. Yes, this means Google.
  • Jan 13 2018: Super bright day. San Francisco Bay. World News Tonight @ABCWorldNews
  • Jan 12 2018: Aerial video captures majestic view of grey whales off the coast of Monterey, California.
  • Jan 12 2018: Growth hacking isn't a tool or method. It's an attitude. (By one of my students.)
  • Jan 12 2018: What if you had two cups of coffee?Andreas Ramos added, @Entefy 4,000 words per minute: that’s how fast you talk to yourself in your head. #brain #science https://blog.entefy.com/view/368/New-meaning-to-thinking-on-your-feet …
  • Jan 11 2018: California Update: In the last few weeks, we've had fires, earthquakes, and landslides. What's next? Sea monsters attack San Francisco?
  • Jan 10 2018: Quantified Baby: The use of biometrics and bio-feedback monitoring tools to collect data to show trends to allow you to optimize your baby for optimal performance. (Wait, is this real or is this a joke?)
  • Jan 10 2018: US Foreign Relations Committee report on how Putin's Russia uses secret services, media, companies, Russian mafia, cybercriminals, religious orgs for disinformation, election interference, corruption, harass opponents, assassinate enemies, and more. https://www.foreign.senate.gov/imo/media/doc/FinalRR.pdf …
  • Jan 9 2018: Steve Bannon has been pushed out of Breitbart by Rebekah Mercer for his attacks on Trump.
  • Jan 9 2018: You've heard of the American Dream? Las Vegas is the American Nightmare. Everything is for sale. If you come to the US, you must see #LasVegas at least once.
  • Jan 9 2018: Where is Stephanie? She's the next Hemingway.
  • Jan 8 2018: Reading Neil Postman's "Amusing Ourselves to Death", a critique of TV. Replace "TV" with "web" and you get the same point.
  • Jan 7 2018: #RawWater: Your Silicon Valley Guide on how to order raw water in a restaurant. "Raw water, well done, please!" = hot water. "A glass of raw water, medium!" = Room temperature. "I'd like raw water, medium rare!" = With an ice cube.
  • Jan 6 2018: More Andreas Ramos Retweeted Mary E. McGlynn The Gorilla Channel... on Netflix!Andreas Ramos added, Mary E. McGlynn Verified account @MaryEMcGlynn Replying to @netflix MAKE THIS HAPPEN, @netflix!
  • Jan 5 2018: More Andreas Ramos Retweeted NASA While East Coast freezes, it's spring in California. Trees are budding. Flowers are out. Very odd.Andreas Ramos added, NASA Verified account @NASA It’s cold…& hot! While colder than average temps consume the Midwestern & Eastern U.S., other parts of the country have been experiencing hotter than average conditions for this time of year. Take a look at this temp anomaly…
  • Jan 4 2018: Is the #GOP really only three billionaire families? The Koch brothers, Sheldon Adelson, and Robert Mercer are the major donors and thus bend the GOP to their will. Read more at
  • Jan 4 2018: Did the #Earthquake wake you? "A serene and clean conscience is an untroubled conscience and thus we can sleep well and deeply." -- St. Gregory the Great :-)
  • Jan 4 2018: East Coast has #Blizzard2018 and West Coast has #Earthquake. A bit of balance. 1 reply 0 retweets 2 likes Reply 1 Retweet Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • Jan 3 2018: collect spring water. call it "Raw Water". set the price at $37 for 2.5 gallons. what's next? Clear Air? Here's a new one: "Plain Stupid". #RawWater
  • 2017 ===================
  • 26 Dec 2017: More freezing of bubbles. Now, better lighting and corn syrup has been added to my mixture of dish soap and salt (had to wait for Sobeys to open 😉) @PrairieChasers @PhotoEdCANADA
  • 31 Dec 2017: Finished the gutters. Rest for a bit and get ready for New Year's party. Happy 2018, everyone!
  • 30 Dec 2017: Today's project: replace the rain gutters.
  • 30 Dec 2017: Overheard. "Unicorns... are they endangered or are they extinct?" Reply Retweet Like 4 View Tweet activity
  • 29 Dec 2017: And UC Berkeley, Stanford, VCs, startups, dotcom boom, hydraulic gold mining, the Comstock Lode, psycho daughters of the super rich, industrial extractive capitalism, Trump family's bordello, Facebook, and more.
  • 29 Dec 2017: Lunch w Gray Brechin, author of "Imperial San Francisco" (history of San Francisco from 49ers to 1945). Talked about geography, geology, economics, history, sociology, politics, geodemographics, Big Data, Silicon Valley, finance, atomic bombs, $2,000-per-night hookers in 2 hours.
  • 29 Dec 2017: Do you like dark chocolate? How about black coffee (no cream, no sugar)? Gin & tonic? Ah, ha! You're a Machiavellian psychotic narcissist! A high sensitivity to bitter compounds shows increased emotionality in humans and rats. Or maybe you're a rat.
  • 29 Dec 2017: Sun dogs over San Francisco Bay. View from UC Berkeley. Sun dogs are the bright spots next to Sun. You can see arc around sun.
  • 28 Dec 2017: More Andreas Ramos Retweeted 🌎Animal Watch 🌍 Man's best friend? No, it's "dog's best friend". Who saves dogs from broken ice and floods?Andreas Ramos added, These heroes will do ANYTHING - jump in an icy river, break into a 🚗, form a human chain - to save a 🐶’s life
  • 28 Dec 2017: What car do you have parked in your driveway? It shows your income, race, sex, education, interests, politics, and more.
  • 28 Dec 2017: I used to think people made rational decisions. But now I know I was wrong
  • 27 Dec 2017: Woke up exhausted. Danny Kaye jumped into my dream for an all-night song and dance musical. Yes, I like Danny Kaye, but not when I'm trying to sleep! Reply Retweet Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • 27 Dec 2017: Wilhelm von Humboldt: "whatever does not spring from a man's free choice (...) does not enter into his very nature" so he works with merely mechanical exactness, which means "we may admire what he does, but we despise what he is".
  • 27 Dec 2017: More Andreas Ramos Retweeted 😶 Mr. Robot 🤖 You gotta watch "El Camino Christmas" on Netflix. Another new movie by Netflix. Very funny, crazy comedy.Andreas Ramos added,
  • 26 Dec 2017: A Russian Facebook page organized a pro-Islam protest in Texas. A different Russian Facebook page called for an anti-Islam rally at the same location. It cost Russia only $200 in Facebook ads. Review of Australian Fiction @AustFiction
  • 24 Dec 2017: 'The difficulty is the point': teaching spoon-fed students how to really read ~ When the logic of capitalism means universities are run as businesses, much is lost, by Tegan Bennett Daylight https://www.theguardian.com/books/2017/dec/24/the-difficulty-is-the-point-teaching-spoon-fed-students-how-to-really-read … Sarah Holland-Batt, Ruth Quibell, Damon Young and 7 others 5 replies 49 retweets 80 likes Reply 5 Retweeted 49 Liked 80 Direct message
  • 26 Dec 2017: Here's a good overview of how Putin / Russia use social media to create disinformation to create tension and chaos in Europe and the US.
  • 26 Dec 2017: More Andreas Ramos Retweeted Entefy So much of what I do today wasn't possible ten years ago. Or even five years ago. It's hard to remember how life used to be. Didn't we always have smart phones?Andreas Ramos added, Entefy @Entefy Here’s a look at some of the most interesting jobs that barely existed 15 years ago. And a lesson about #lifelonglearning. #Technology #Education https://blog.entefy.com/view/503/15-jobs-that-barely-existed-15-years-ago … Stanford Engineering Verified account @StanfordEng
  • 18 Dec 2017: We're celebrating the close of another year by sharing our most popular research stories of 2017. Revisit medical imaging research that could help change the way we detect and treat cancer. http://stanford.io/2ySMEv1 Reply Retweeted 5 Like 4 Direct message Ocean Conservancy @OurOcean
  • 21 Dec 2017: Happy #WinterSolstice! 14 replies 420 retweets 862 likes Reply 14 Retweeted 420 Like 862 Direct message
  • 20 Dec 2017: Coffin house: two feet wide, six feet long, low roof. 200,000 people in Hong Kong live in boxes with up to 30 boxes in an apartment. See the photos at Reply Retweet 1 Like View Tweet activity
  • 20 Dec 2017: Is it true that a US senator was paid $7m in a tax break to vote for the GOP tax bill? That's outrageous! Everyone knows you only need to pay $50,000 (tops!) for senator's vote! Reply Retweet 1 Like View Tweet activity
  • 15 Dec 2017: Only 3 hrs. 9am, I think of asking Sophia Eng to co-author a book. Met her at 11.30. Said yes. Book on growth hacking. Comes out Feb 5th. 1 reply 0 retweets 6 likes Reply 1 Retweet Like 6 View Tweet activity
  • 15 Dec 2017: Design is now at the core of business strategy.
  • 15 Dec 2017: Good news: no rain until January. Bad news: Los Angeles wild fires keep growing.
  • 15 Dec 2017: With dynamic pricing, DC road tolls reached $40... and commuters switched to carpooling, which reduced congestion. The New York Review of Books Verified account @nybooks
  • 13 Dec 2017: A battle for the future of conservatism is being fought. Jacob Heilbrunn pays a visit to the pro-Trump camp associated with the Claremont Institute. 0 replies 13 retweets 23 likes Reply Retweeted 13 Liked 23 Direct message Jenna Johnson Verified account @wpjenna
  • 12 Dec 2017: President Trump calls his accusers “women who I don’t know and/or have never met.” The list includes a former business partner, a contestant in one of his beauty pageants, a reporter who interviewed him and an Apprentice contestant. 1,446 replies 18,761 retweets 32,902 likes Reply 1.4K Retweeted 19K Liked 33K Direct message
  • 11 Dec 2017: So @netflix says a few members are watching the same movie over and over again. No, a few accounts are shared by many people. I know one who has four Netflix accounts and doesn't pay for any of those.
  • 11 Dec 2017: The last two paragraphs tell the truth about Silicon Valley VCs: dumb luck. Reply Retweet 1 Like View Tweet activity
  • 11 Dec 2017: Great satirical painting of the Tulip Bubble: Monkeys buy and sell tulips. When can we expect a painting of the #Bitcoin bubble?
  • 11 Dec 2017: Want to understand #bitcoin? It's easy. Read about tulips. The Tulip Bubble, the South Sea Bubble, the Mississippi Company Bubble, 1920s Stocks, the 90s Dotcom Bubble... bitcoin will crash. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tulip_mania …
  • 11 Dec 2017: we had lunch at Indian Street Cafe. super delicious biriyani, kottu parotta, curries, and many kinds of bread. great buffet on Fridays. 927 E. Arques Ave., Sunnyvale.
  • 10 Dec 2017: Helen started to use origami to fold my clothes: T-shirts, polo shirts, socks, pants, towels, etc . I open my drawer and only see cloth cubes! What's next? The cat?
  • 10 Dec 2017: Sidewalk delivery robots banned in San Francisco. As someone said, “You don't need a robot to deliver a ham sandwich. If you want one that badly, just go down and get it yourself.”
  • 8 Dec 2017: Ok, I've heard of @mailchimp, yes, but #mailshrimp? It's real?
  • 8 Dec 2017: How a guy's fake restaurant became #1 in London. Very funny! Also shows how reviews can be spoofed. #ShedDulwich Sky News Verified account @SkyNews
  • 7 Dec 2017: A man is filmed rescuing a stranded rabbit from the wildfires in California Rabbit rescued from wildfires A man is filmed rescuing a stranded rabbit from the wildfires in California 263 replies 1,711 retweets 4,949 likes Reply 263 Retweeted 1.7K Like 4.9K Direct message Chris Duke Verified account @chrisduketv
  • 6 Dec 2017: 🔥 This is what Alex Avlas saw on his way into work this morning on the #405 freeway in #LosAngeles! 🔥 Please be safe!! 🙏🏻 #fire #california #socal #405 #skirballfire #skirball #405 #losangeles #lafires #lafire #ryefire #thomasfire #venturafire #fires #santaanas #prayforla 5 replies 114 retweets 110 likes Reply 5 Retweeted 114 Like 110 Direct message
  • 5 Dec 2017: Met w a startup for coffee at Backyard Brew, 444 Calif. Ave. in Palo Alto. V charming place for coffee or tea. State of Resistance @AltStateDpt
  • 2 Dec 2017: More State of Resistance Retweeted Donald J. Trump .@realDonaldTrump, are you aware that you also may have just confessed to obstruction of justice on Twitter? You admit you knew Flynn lied to the FBI as a reason you "had to fire" him. You also allegedly asked Comey to back off of Flynn. Do we have all of that right?State of Resistance added, Donald J. Trump Verified account @realDonaldTrump I had to fire General Flynn because he lied to the Vice President and the FBI. He has pled guilty to those lies. It is a shame because his actions during the transition were lawful. There was nothing to hide! 40 replies 660 retweets 2,288 likes Reply 40 Retweeted 660 Like 2.3K Direct message
  • 1 Dec 2017: Rode the @CalTrain commuter dog train home today from San Francisco. Dog train? It stops at every tree!
  • 1 Dec 2017: #Hack A man in China repainted road signs to make his commute quicker. CCTV cameras spotted him painting arrows to redirect traffic. He had to pay a fine.
  • 30 Nov 2017: How many of you are still eating Thanksgiving leftovers? We finished tonight!
  • 29 Nov 2017: How will #AI, robors, and #automation affect jobs? McKinsey report (PDF, free) discusses factors and makes projections. The Telegraph Verified account @Telegraph
  • 29 Nov 2017: Taser rule No. 1: Don't shoot your partner 8 replies 26 retweets 48 likes Reply 8 Retweeted 26 Liked 48 Direct message
  • 29 Nov 2017: 4, 3, 2, ... An AI can predict when you will die. CNN Verified account @CNN
  • 14 Nov 2017: Thousands of migrants and refugees cross Libya each year in search of a better life in Europe. But thanks to a recent crackdown, fewer boats are making it out to sea, leaving human smugglers with a backlog of passengers. So they auction them off as slaves. http://cnn.it/2z0sPa8 208 replies 2,344 retweets 1,583 likes Reply 208 Retweeted 2.3K Liked 1.6K Direct message
  • 28 Nov 2017: Me and Steve Hoffman of @FoundersSpace with his new book
  • 28 Nov 2017: Steve Hoffman of @FoundersSpace has worked with +1,000 startups. Tonight he talks about his new book and how VCs invest in startups. Tues, Nov 28, 6-9p at Pillsbury, 2550 Hanover St., Palo Alto. I'll be there. Reply Retweet 1 Like View Tweet activity
  • 28 Nov 2017: "In their serene cool weather come no dread Torrents or tempests to corrupt their sight, Nor any rainbow; neither do they hear The sea, nor does the thunder wake these dead." "They Do Not Live" by Irwin Edman. See the poem at
  • 28 Nov 2017: The Klu Klux Klan of the 20s was created by marketing to make money. It built a populist movement with Klambakes, summer resorts, baseball, Bible study, gun clubs, children’s camps, car races... and racist attacks on blacks, Jews, foreigners.
  • 27 Nov 2017: I've tried several of these. Many more flavors to come.
  • 25 Nov 2017: I like traditional Christmas dragons! Reply Retweet 1 Like 4 View Tweet activity
  • 24 Nov 2017: Panorama photo of #SiliconValley. At left: San Francisco, Mt. Tamilpais. Across, Mt. Diablo. Stanford in foreground. Smog over San Jose. Mt. Hamilton at right. Reply Retweet Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • 23 Nov 2017: Peking Kaoya Duck is in the oven; cornbread sausage stuffing is ready for oven; and the chimney is lit. Where's the wine?
  • 23 Nov 2017: More nature pixs
  • 23 Nov 2017: At Palo Alto's park in the hills. New signs about mountain lions. I hope we see one! Reply Retweet Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • 23 Nov 2017: Nice flower.
  • 23 Nov 2017: Happy Thanksgiving!
  • 22 Nov 2017: 88% of Americans will have turkey for Thanksgiving Dinner tomorrow. what about us? Bejing Kao Ya (Peking Roasted Duck) made by Helen + Cornbread & Sausage Stuffing (made by me) + salad, wine, ice cream. How about you? Reply 1 Retweet 1 Like 3 View Tweet activity
  • 22 Nov 2017: Looking at data for one of my #Adwords accts. I've made 5.18m changes to keywords; 4.05m changes to bids; 36.2K changes to ads. 6,000 ad groups, 85,000 keywords, 22,500 ads.
  • 21 Nov 2017: Today: met w/ friend for lunch at a $10B corp. the #analytics and #Adwords is messed up; corp won't pay to fix it. then coffee w/ a friend to do Spanish translation of my #Startup book. next meeting: a #Korean startup has a new type of data storage. v cool. Reply Retweet Like 4 View Tweet activity
  • 20 Nov 2017: More Andreas Ramos Retweeted Circa UC #Berkeley students build a tool to spot fake tweets... which is something that @Twitter is unwilling to do.Andreas Ramos added, 2:00 Circa Verified account @Circa Can you tell if a Twitter account is real or not? This can help you figure it out. Reply 1 Retweet 1 Like 3 View Tweet activity
  • 18 Nov 2017: #Sundog in the sky over Palo AltoTranslate Tweet Reply Retweet Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • 18 Nov 2017: This is #Apple total design: the T-shirt, hat, phone, iPad, laptops, the quartz staircase, the furniture, the building, the view. All unified simplicity that feels immediately natural. #Google is not even in the game.
  • 18 Nov 2017: And of course, the cafe at #apple . – at Apple Park Visitor Center
  • 18 Nov 2017: #Apple store at visitor centerTranslate Tweet
  • 18 Nov 2017: At top of #apple visitor center.
  • 18 Nov 2017: Staircase, steps, handrails... all in quartz.
  • 18 Nov 2017: The Steve Jobs Theater at #apple
  • 18 Nov 2017: The circle on the iPad is the #apple HQ logo.
  • 18 Nov 2017: 18 Nov 2017: 18 Nov 2017: Augmented reality of #apple HQ. Point the iPad at building to see heating system, raise the roof to see people walking around, building at different times of the day, airflow, tree, etc.
  • 18 Nov 2017: At new #apple visitor center. Opened yesterday. – at Apple Park Visitor Center
  • 17 Nov 2017: American citizens still have no electricity. Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico on Sept. 20. That's two months ago. Eight weeks. And still no electricity. The US government won't or can't fix that. 1 reply 2 retweets 2 likes Reply 1 Retweet 2 Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • 17 Nov 2017: looking to invest in a startup that has a great team, a great idea, and growing fast? look at ContentOro. i'm an advisor to their startup. https://www.facebook.com/contentoro Reply Retweet Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • 16 Nov 2017: "...dead-eyed capitalism with Snapchat’s puppy filter..." V good article on how companies are marketing to millenials. Well written, funny, and v snarky. Reply Retweet 1 Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • 15 Nov 2017: All-you-can-eat ribs and chicken wings (and more) for only $5 Happy Hour (5p-7p) at Burma Ruby, two doors down from Apple Store on University Ave. in Palo Alto. We went last night.
  • 13 Nov 2017: See those black birds? They're condors. Six condors above Pinnacles National Park. I made a short video of them. Sometimes, there were seven together.
  • 13 Nov 2017: Helen & I went hiking at #Pinnacles National Park yesterday 100 miles south of Silicon Valley.
  • 11 Nov 2017: Self-driving cars have many implications for society, cities, work, etc... including deer and mountain lions.
  • 11 Nov 2017: Yes, it's true. @Google is listening to everything you say.
  • 11 Nov 2017: What is going on in #Venezuela ? A series of factors. https://psmag.com/economics/the-roots-of-venezuelas-collapse … via @pacificstand
  • 10 Nov 2017: Okay, you've seen the #bird. Do you know where the bird lives?
  • 9 Nov 2017: I was at the Fall of the #BerlinWall and wrote the only #Eyewitness account. See what happened that day and how people celebrate.
  • http://andreas.com/berlin.html Reply Retweet Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • 8 Nov 2017: Looks like Mitt Romney is in Palo Alto! Reply Retweet Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • 8 Nov 2017: Real human, #Bots , or #RussianBot? 2 students developed #BotCheck. Identifies fake accounts. https://botcheck.me/
  • 8 Nov 2017: And who is Ed Smith? That's Captain Edward Smith. Captain of the #Titanic.
  • 8 Nov 2017: “[Cryptocurrency is] totally a bubble ... [But] this is the good kind of bubble ... when a technology (...) can’t build out its infrastructure fast enough.” — Joseph Lubin, co-creator of Ethereum (cryptocurrency), on why his bubble isn’t like other bubbles. "Unsinkable!" Ed Smith Reply Retweet Liked 1 View Tweet activity
  • 8 Nov 2017: Both Nicaragua and Syria will join the Paris Accords climate agreement on #GlobalWarming , leaving the U.S. as the only country on the planet not to be supportive of the accord. #Sad
  • 7 Nov 2017: Hmm.... 280 characters...
  • 7 Nov 2017: All the money in the world.... How much #money is there? #Gold, #silver, #cash, #stocks? See it in one graphic.
  • 7 Nov 2017: Kai-Fu Lee, ex-head of research for @Microsoft and @Google, on the four stages of #AI development. Lots of details. Reply Retweet 1 Like View Tweet activity
  • 7 Nov 2017: Yes, like this. Okay, you rats! Let's dance! https://goo.gl/images/ob1jyc
  • 7 Nov 2017: Researchers implanted human brains in rats. What could go wrong? I've ordered an AR-15 and 15 clips for my cat. Reply Retweet Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • 7 Nov 2017: Crime? With guns, US crime is more lethal. A New Yorker is as likely to be robbed as a Londoner, but New Yorker is 54X more likely to die.
  • 7 Nov 2017: A 2015 study estimated only 4% of American gun deaths could be attributed to mental health issues.
  • 7 Nov 2017: Americans are 4.4% of global population but own 42% of world’s guns. Why so many mass killings? It's not race, crime, or mental disease. 1 reply 0 retweets 1 like Reply 1 Retweet Like 1 View Tweet activity
  • 7 Nov 2017: Over 450 bullets used in the church in #SutherlandSpringsShooting. 15 clips X 30 bullets = 450 shots = 26 dead + 10 critical condition.
  • 7 Nov 2017: At a hardware store, we buy one 90w LED for $14. Hour later, at Costco, two 90w LEDs are $4. How can prices vary so much? 1 reply 0 retweets 1 like Reply 1 Retweet Like 1 View Tweet activity
  • 6 Nov 2017: Who killed the Tea Party? GOP marketing people. They looted the supporters.
  • 2 Nov 2017: Super cool #backpack #SanFrancisco
  • 2 Nov 2017: And the #NYT also reports on #Russia hacking. 1 reply 0 retweets 1 like Reply 1 Retweet Like 1 View Tweet activity
  • 2 Nov 2017: How #Russia hacked the #2016election. Good analysis how this was done w #Facebook.
  • 31 Oct 2017: #Halloween in Palo Alto Reply Retweet 2 Like 9 View Tweet activity
  • 31 Oct 2017: My book "Startup" is available now in #Korean. See more about the book and where to get it in #SouthKorea at http://andreas.com/startup-korea/
  • 30 Oct 2017: What's "The Play"? UC Berkeley vs. Stanford, The Big Game, 1982, four seconds left, Stanford is ahead, and then...
  • 30 Oct 2017: UC Berkeley has #ThePlay. A #Thai #soccer player has the luckiest penalty kick ever (the goalie, the worst ever).
  • 29 Oct 2017: Is it @WhitefishEnergy or #DeadFish? A 2-man $2m company gets a $300m deal to fix #PuertoRico energy? Yeah, right... Deal now CANCELLED.
  • 28 Oct 2017: Uh-oh... not good news :-( Reply Retweet 3 Like 2 View Tweet activity Owen Jones 🌹 Verified account @OwenJones84
  • 28 Oct 2017: Working your way through emails on Monday morning like
  • Michael Edwards 25 replies 141 retweets 616 likes Reply 25 Retweeted 141 Like 616 Direct message
  • 27 Oct 2017: #Catalonia declared its independence from #Spain. Big changes for #Europe. 1 reply 5 retweets 9 likes Reply 1 Retweet 5 Like 9 View Tweet activity
  • 27 Oct 2017: Killer Sheep! A #shepard life among #sheep is peaceful, isn't it? Must watch to the end! #hilarious
  • 26 Oct 2017: Once again, @lyft app is dead. Usually, once a week. Not reliable
  • And if i ask customer support, I get an incoherent reply. Reply Retweet 1 Like View Tweet activity
  • 26 Oct 2017: #Robot delivery #drones on the street... Yes, it's UC Berkeley. The little drone may replace that @FedEx truck. Reply Retweet 3 Like 5 View Tweet activity
  • 26 Oct 2017: That's how the CIA and Russia get people to become traitors and betray their countries. MICE.
  • 26 Oct 2017: How does the #CIA work? They use MICE: #Money, #Ideology, #Coercion, #Ego. Figure out which of these four drives a person & exploit it.
  • 25 Oct 2017: I tried @Eatsa today, a vending machine food place in SF, a bit similar to 1920s NYC @automat but tasteless rice & tofu. Never again! Reply Retweet 1 Like 3 View Tweet activity
  • 25 Oct 2017: I've been riding @CalTrain most of this year (Palo Alto/SF). Always on time, reliable, nice conductors. Good work! Reply Retweet Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • 23 Oct 2017: How #Russia and #spammers used #Facebook to attack #democracy with #FakeNews. Article in the @Atlantic. Reply Retweet 1 Like View Tweet activity
  • 23 Oct 2017: Okay, #HappyHour Time for Bomba Estereo, a Colombian electro tropical band. whatever. sounds different. and good. Reply Retweet Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • 23 Oct 2017: Find any #movie #film at #Netflix by #genre, #theme, #director, #actor, country, #language, etc. http://ogres-crypt.com/public/NetFlix-Streaming-Genres2.html … Reply Retweet 1 Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • 23 Oct 2017: #HarvardBusinessReview (#HBR) on how A/B Split Testing produces #revenues. Very good examples and details.
  • 23 Oct 2017: My book #Startup was translated to #Korean by Dale Ho Kim, Patrick Chung, and Gina Jiyoung Kim and is now available in #SouthKorea. Reply Retweet Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • 22 Oct 2017: Uh, oh... Many Baby Steve Jobs in Silicon Valley won't want to hear this: psychopaths are losers; nice guys win.
  • 19 Oct 2017: GAFA (Google, Apple, Facebook, Amazon) combined revenues for 2016 = US$469B. #tiac2017 Reply Retweet 1 Liked 3 View Tweet activity
  • 18 Oct 2017: Photo time at #tiac2017 Reply Retweet 1 Like 3 View Tweet activity
  • 18 Oct 2017: At Felcofin in Cartagena for conference on savings and credit unions. #tiac2017 Reply Retweet 1 Like 3 View Tweet activity
  • 18 Oct 2017: The US Supreme Court can't understand basic statistics and that leads to bad decisions. Reply Retweet 1 Like View Tweet activity
  • 16 Oct 2017: MyShake app turns your phone into a seismogragh. Free Android app by UC Berkeley. Reply Retweet 1 Like View Tweet activity CNN Verified account @CNN
  • 14 Oct 2017: A man checking out the wildfires found this tree blazing from the inside out http://cnn.it/2i9FcJ4 207 replies 3,688 retweets 6,107 likes Reply 207 Retweeted 3.7K Like 6.1K Direct message
  • 12 Oct 2017: Ashes fall on my car in Palo Alto from the #NapaFire 100 miles away. Reply 1 Retweet 1 Like 4 View Tweet activity
  • 12 Oct 2017: Foggy in Palo Alto? No, smoke from #napafires 100 miles away. Strong smell of wood smoke. Pink skies. IM 🍑HIM Verified account @ziyatong
  • 10 Oct 2017: I thought dogs riding in cars were cute until I saw this... 215 replies 7,585 retweets 17,725 likes Reply 215 Retweeted 7.6K Like 18K Direct message
  • 11 Oct 2017: I'll talk about #GlobalSEO #EnterpriseSEO #SEO for large orgs. Insider tips, methods in webcast tomorrow. https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/7329535110876310017 … …
  • 10 Oct 2017: #Iceland (pop. 334,252) qualifies for #WorldCup2018 but not US (pop. 314m)? Maybe Americans should eat súrir hrútspungar? Or maybe not... 1 reply 0 retweets 1 like Reply 1 Retweet Like 1 View Tweet activity
  • 10 Oct 2017: I'm speaking on #SEO on @ContentOro #webcast Thurs Oct 12, 8aPST/11aEST. Get my 8-page SEO Guide. Free. Sign up at https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/7329535110876310017 … 1 reply 1 retweet 1 like Reply 1 Retweet 1 Like 1 View Tweet activity
  • 6 Oct 2017: Back from #China & the #TibetanPlateau in western China. More pixs at FB. Here's Helen & me at 16,000 feet. https://www.facebook.com/andreas.ramos/
  • 3 Oct 2017: #Tesla planned to make 1,500 Model 3 cars in the third quarter of 2017. It built 260. Not good.
  • 1 Oct 2017: #DigitalMarketing for Small Businesses #SmallBiz: I'lll be on a panel Tues night Oct 4 in #SF. Sign up here: http://www.faccsf.com/events/events-calendar/events/d/lifestyle-committee-event-digital-marketing-for-small-businesses/ … Reply Retweet 2 Like 7 View Tweet activity
  • 30 Sep 2017: How #Germany #Deutschland sees the entrepreneurial spirit of #SiliconValley... it's not for them. 1 reply 0 retweets 2 likes Reply 1 Retweet Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • 28 Sep 2017: Why does Putin's Russia see the #GOP agenda as a way to harm the US?
  • 28 Sep 2017: More #pot news: #California is preemptively outlawing #weed delivery by #drone. If #potheads fly drones, it'd be unsafe to go #outdoors! Reply Retweet Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • 28 Sep 2017: #HappyClown Legalized marijuana is great for @McDonalds and @TacoBell. Sales boomed due to pot customers with the #munchies.
  • 15 Sep 2017: More Andreas Ramos Retweeted Mc lovinho #Cat + Man vs. #Mouse in the #Bathroom. See who wins. Extremely #funny!Andreas Ramos added, 0:50 Mc lovinho @Reinatos agora vou matar o rato
  • 14 Sep 2017: Did you know we already have socialism in the US? Hidden in plain sight. Interesting article by a Republican.
  • 9 Sep 2017: On #GilligansIsland, Thurston Howell the Third (played by #JimBackus ) had Teddy. I also have one. #NationalTeddyBearDay #ThurstonHowell Reply Retweet Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • 7 Sep 2017: My first @Amazon order was in 1997. 20 yrs ago. I've used Amazon more than any other Silicon Valley corp, incl. @Google (1998). 1 reply 0 retweets 2 likes Reply 1 Retweet Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • 7 Sep 2017: Last night: Read news on #Amazon @WashingtonPost, ordered stuff at #AmazonPrime, dinner at Amazon #WholeFoods, watched #AmazonPrime Video.
  • 6 Sep 2017: Pink #chocolate . It's coming. https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2017/sep/06/ruby-chocolate-barry-callebaut-instagram-foodies?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_Tweet …
  • 5 Sep 2017: #GlobalWarming is illegal in #Florida. Why don't they just call #Irma "a bit of mild weather"? Problem solved! 😎
  • 5 Sep 2017: Love the #outdoors? see @REI collection of #OutdoorHacks for ideas for the trail, mountains, or water. Go https://www.pinterest.com/reicoop/outdoor-hacks/ … Reply Retweet Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • 5 Sep 2017: Flat UI design requires 22% more effort to find the action buttons. Not good.
  • 4 Sep 2017: He can carry 29 German beer mugs! Now that's a useful skill.
  • 4 Sep 2017: Why #cats are banned in the #office.
  • 3 Sep 2017: #ElizaRickman at a #houseconcert If you ever get the chance to hear her, go!
  • 3 Sep 2017: We held a #houseconcert with #ElizaRickman @ElizaRickman in Palo Alto. Remarkable artist with incredible music. 1 reply 0 retweets 5 likes Reply 1 Retweet Like 5 View Tweet activity
  • 2 Sep 2017: Woohoo! Twice in a row! 107F in #PaloAlto.
  • 2 Sep 2017: Found a #moth. Such beautiful colors and shadings.
  • 2 Sep 2017: At @Milkpail market in the morning, before it gets hot today.
  • 1 Sep 2017: 107F in #PaloAlto. Matched the record in 1961! We did it!
  • 31 Aug 2017: Great meeting w Jordi Ferrer, head of #socialmedia #marketing at #VMware for Latin America. Talked re strategies, tools, methods. Reply Retweet Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • 31 Aug 2017: d @GalaGilAmat Any mountain lion in this pix? 2 replies 0 retweets 1 like Reply 2 Retweet Like 1 View Tweet activity
  • 31 Aug 2017: dm @GalaGilAmat Any mountain lions in the backyard?
  • 31 Aug 2017: So we have a #MountainLion in a tree in #PaloAlto. Yep, in the center of #SiliconValley. Reply Retweet 1 Like 3 View Tweet activity
  • 30 Aug 2017: At #ATTstadium in SF with European Chambers of Commerce. France, Germany, Austria, Spain, and more. Reply Retweet Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • 30 Aug 2017: Giant #art #mural in #SanFrancisco , seen from #CalTrain. Reply Retweet 1 Like 4 View Tweet activity
  • 30 Aug 2017: #CalTrain is here! Going to SF for meeting.
  • 28 Aug 2017: Mom bans teen's #cellphone? No problem! Other kids have extra phones which they rent out at school. Kids always find a solution.
  • 28 Aug 2017: Many teens don't even have #Facebook accts anymore. They've gone to #Instagram & #Snapchat.
  • 25 Aug 2017: Some people are never satisfied. A customer review: "This product does what is advertised. But it isn't life changing."
  • 25 Aug 2017: Mayweather v. McGregor may get 50m viewers this Saturday night. #boxing is cool again?
  • 24 Aug 2017: My Blog at http://andreas.com/andreas-blog/ | http://facebook.com/andreas.ramos | http://linkedin.com/in/andreasramos/ … | My website at http://andreas.com Reply Retweet Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • 24 Aug 2017: Google Adwords switched from short ads to expanded ads. Does it work better? Here's my data at http://andreas.com/text-ads-short-or-expanded/ …
  • 24 Aug 2017: And yes, I took that photo with my cell phone at Horseshoe Bend #phonephotography #photography #iphonephotography #photo #horseshoebend 1 reply 0 retweets 2 likes Reply 1 Retweet Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • 24 Aug 2017: How to take better pixs with your cell phone #phonephotography #photography #iphonephotography #photo http://andreas.com/cell-phone-photography/ …
  • 23 Aug 2017: A pix of the #eclipse as seen from #Sevilla, #Spain #SolarEclipse2017 . Pix sent to me by Ana Ruiz Lopez.
  • 23 Aug 2017: This #Weekend: #PaloAlto Festival of the #Arts 7 blocks of #art & #crafts. University Ave. Aug. 26-27, 10a-6p. http://www.mlaproductions.com/PaloAlto/
  • 22 Aug 2017: Missed the eclipse? Ready for the next eclipse? April 2024! #Eclipse2017 Reply Retweet Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • 21 Aug 2017: Little crescents of sun, shining through tree leaves, during #EclipseSolar2017 Reply Retweet 1 Like 4 View Tweet activity NOAA Satellites Verified account @NOAASatellites
  • 21 Aug 2017: Watch the moon's shadow move across the US in this geocolor loop from #GOES16! See more #SolarEclipse imagery @ http://goo.gl/vgGLMF 102 replies 6,677 retweets 9,799 likes Reply 102 Retweeted 6.7K Liked 9.8K Direct message
  • 21 Aug 2017: We were v lucky: totally clear sky. Perfect #SolarEclipse2017 Reply 2 Retweet Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • 21 Aug 2017: Woohoo! #SolarEclipse2017 Reply Retweet Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • 21 Aug 2017: Watching in comfort! #EclipseSolar2017
  • 21 Aug 2017: Gala in the pool at #SolarEclipse2017
  • 21 Aug 2017: Helen at #SolarEclipse2017 NWS Bay Area Verified account @NWSBayArea
  • 21 Aug 2017: Shadow being cast from the #SolarEclipse2017 as seen on #satellite. 2 replies 125 retweets 178 likes Reply 2 Retweeted 125 Like 178 Direct message
  • 21 Aug 2017: See #planets Jupiter Mercury Mars Venus during #totality ●. #SolarEclipse2017
  • 21 Aug 2017: If in #Illinois, #Missouri, #Tennessee, look / listen for a pair of #NASA jets following eclipse at 50,000 feet. #SolarEclipse2017 Reply Retweet Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • 21 Aug 2017: Sunny sky in Nashville for #SolarEclipse2017
  • 20 Aug 2017: How to affect elections (and shopping) with Facebook & #socialmedia Reply Retweet Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • 19 Aug 2017: #ClingmansDome in #SmokyMountains. Moon is about 10 degrees west of sun, but not visible. Wait til #Eclipse2017 Reply Retweet Liked 4 View Tweet activity
  • 18 Aug 2017: On I-40 in #Tennessee , sign warns of upcoming #Eclipse2017
  • 17 Aug 2017: Over #Texas on flight to #Nashville to see #eclipse2017
  • 16 Aug 2017: Need Marketo or Eloqua for your company? A friend wants to learn these and will work for a low rate for you. Send me an email.
  • 14 Aug 2017: Use this site to find eclipse exact time (to the second) for any location, incl. a street address. https://goo.gl/PwHnSG #Eclipse2017
  • 13 Aug 2017: Police: "Did you see the stop sign?" Uncle: "I saw the stop sign, but I didn't see you!" Reply Retweet Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • 12 Aug 2017: Ready for eclipse. Telescope projects image of sun onto white paper. Reply Retweet 1 Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • 11 Aug 2017: MIT has v good article about WeChat. If you use WeChat, you know it's better than Facebook or any other social site
  • 11 Aug 2017: Tonight in Palo Alto. Mobile Digital Art: Art & design for mobile devices. Starts 5:30p, Palo Alto. #MDAC See http://www.mdacsummit.org/
  • 11 Aug 2017: Friend returned from a month in France. Asked "Who or what is Mooch?" He missed the Scaramucchi Era! The Mooch Epoch! All ten days of it!
  • 7 Aug 2017: Go out and see the moon. Super yellow right now.
  • 31 Jul 2017: Whoa. Scaramucci just got fired. Lasted ten days.
  • 28 Jul 2017: What's the point of an oven thermometer that melts if you use it?
  • 25 Jul 2017: 4/ It's not Mexican drug lords, Mafia, or gangs. McKesson (CEO got $89m), Cardinal Health, AmerisourceBergen sent 780m opioid pills to W. Va Reply Retweet Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • 25 Jul 2017: 3/ The Charleston Gazette-Mail has a good summary of the opioid problem. http://www.wvgazettemail.com/news-health/20161217/drug-firms-poured-780m-painkillers-into-wv-amid-rise-of-overdoses … Reply Retweet 1 Like View Tweet activity
  • 25 Jul 2017: 2/ Govt knew, but McKesson abused the rules and kept sending millions of pills to tiny pharmacies.
  • 25 Jul 2017: 1/ US opioid epidemic = 300,000 dead in 15 years. How? McKesson (opioid maker) sent 423m opioids to West Virginia (pop 1.8m) in five years.
  • 24 Jul 2017: Korean translation of my book on Silicon Valley startups nearly done. Reviewing, final details, etc. See http://andreas.com/startup/ Vala Afshar Verified account @ValaAfshar
  • 22 Jul 2017: Full Moon rotation as seen by @NASA Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter https://twitter.com/WorldAndScience/status/856281546638204929/video/1 … 12 replies 320 retweets 528 likes Reply 12 Retweeted 320 Like 528 Direct message
  • 21 Jul 2017: Tomorrow, Sat. 22nd, is World Hammock Day. Get ready to celebrate! At the beach, in your backyard, at the park. Ready, set, relax!
  • 21 Jul 2017: Working on a client's site of 20 pages... and 120,000 spammer pages. Hackers invaded the site. Wordpress is easily hacked. Update your WP.
  • 20 Jul 2017: 5/ If you don't like the new Google Adwords GAW interface, you can roll back to the old version.
  • 20 Jul 2017: 4/ New GAW is available for some of my clients' accounts, but not all (yet). It'll roll out over the next few months to all accounts.
  • 20 Jul 2017: 3/ years w/ 1,000 engineers to rewrite new code base. GAW is much faster now. Data flows faster; sorting is fast. Easier to use.
  • 20 Jul 2017: 2/ Adwords interface has a complete redesign. Easier to use and cleaned up the chaos. Real change is behind the interface: Google spent two
  • 20 Jul 2017: 1/ Okay, throw out your books on Google Adwords (GAW). New version is rolling out. First update ever. GAW was 16 years of spaghetti code. Reply Retweet Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • 20 Jul 2017: Looking at audio visual (AV) implementations for video conferencing solutions at http://qualityinteriors.com/
  • 19 Jul 2017: Only in Silicon Valley: AcademyX, a technical school, writes they have an average of 5.089 students per class. Three decimal point accuracy! Reply Retweet Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • 19 Jul 2017: AI can also create fake video of anyone saying anything. This will create chaos in politics, finance, and so on. Reply Retweet 1 Like View Tweet activity
  • 19 Jul 2017: Nice landscape photography, no? It's not. The image was created by Google AI. Reply Retweet 1 Like View Tweet activity
  • 18 Jul 2017: Ready for 2017 Solar Eclipse? USPS Post Office eclipse stamps change, depending on temperature. #SolarEclipse2017 #solareclipse Reply 1 Retweet 1 Like 3 View Tweet activity
  • 17 Jul 2017: Watched "Il capitale umano" (Human Capital), Italian film by Paolo Virzì based on novel "Human Capital" by Stephen Amidon. Amazing film.
  • 17 Jul 2017: Looking for work? Try this. Search at Google for . Opens the job search tool. Category, company, location, etc.
  • 14 Jul 2017: Listen to Eliza Rickman's song at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c-vHEw5ocD4 … Video coming in a few months.
  • 14 Jul 2017: Eliza Rickman used Kickstarter to raise money to make music video. 708 backers. highest-ever amt for a music video.
  • 11 Jul 2017: "We're here to uberize lawnmowing!" Seriously? There should be a way to counter-invest, i.e., place bets that a startup will fail. Puranjay @puranjaycom
  • 10 Jul 2017: Replying to Any business where your only "moat" is government regulations is up for massive disruption. Rent seeking isn't future proof any more!
  • 10 Jul 2017: 1,960 sq.ft condo sold for $4.35m in San Francisco. 1 square foot = $2,219. That's more than most people pay for a month's rent.
  • 6 Jul 2017: More Andreas Ramos Retweeted Mark J. Perry Uber's impact on NYC taxi. Medallions fall 74% from 2013 $1m high. Free competition kills legacy systems. Run, dinosaurs, run!Andreas Ramos added, Mark J. Perry Verified account @Mark_J_Perry The collapse of NYC taxi medallions from +$1M in 2014 to $266K average price for 9 sales in June, including one for $150K and one for $165K 1 reply 3 retweets 2 likes Reply 1 Retweet 3 Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • 4 Jul 2017: Palo Alto festival for the #4thofJulyTranslate Tweet Reply Retweet Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • 3 Jul 2017: Women got 2.19% VC funds in 2016. Of 6,362 VC-funded companies from 1991-1996, only 31 were led by women.
  • 3 Jul 2017: Dave McClure at 500Startups is out. Devastating allegations re sexual harassment. See
  • 2 Jul 2017: Happy 4th of July to everyone everywhere in the world. Fireworks at Stanford. Reply Retweet Like 4 View Tweet activity Caught on CCTV 🔞 @CaughtCctv
  • 30 Jun 2017: Faith in humanity restored.
  • michelle ♡ 112 replies 4,091 retweets 6,278 likes Reply 112 Retweeted 4.1K Like 6.3K Direct message
  • 1 Jul 2017: Try this. Dip bread in olive oil with a pinch of salt. As they do in Spain.
  • 30 Jun 2017: Empty commuter train on Friday morning due to upcoming 4th of July holiday weekend. Many are already gone.
  • 27 Jun 2017: https://www.pscp.tv/w/bCGR5DFEWUVYa3dubnBramd8MVprSnp5YlB2cWFHdrGD5VFHkGoI24lp0yIkwC8BW54Z8HgOutQHyhTRRYje …
  • 27 Jun 2017: https://www.pscp.tv/w/bCGOcjFEWUVYa3dubnBramd8MUJSSmpXbmJkV1d4d-uoQ32KFgRbfyy2EbPALrSY3-ILLJpAXBlMJeaEIDgK …
  • 27 Jun 2017: View form Cal Stadium, eighth floor balcony. SF in distance. Reply Retweet Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • 27 Jun 2017: The weight room for the Cal football players.
  • 27 Jun 2017: At UC Berkeley Cal football stadium. Tour of the stadium.
  • 26 Jun 2017: Get married in Las Vegas. Weddings at Taco Bell for $600 or Denny's for $200.
  • 22 Jun 2017: Wow. Gala just got accepted to NASDAQ Milestone. She's building a startup. Started 12 months ago. Reply Retweet 1 Like View Tweet activity
  • 22 Jun 2017: Oh, okay. Another dog cartoon. Dogs also get Obamacare holistic medicine.
  • 22 Jun 2017: Dogs in Silicon Valley. Reply Retweet 2 Like 5 View Tweet activity
  • 22 Jun 2017: When dogs use social media. Also applies to dogs on Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest.
  • 22 Jun 2017: A new idea: highly-personalized travel guides for destinations, such as Paris. Your concierge arranges everything. http://bluewander.life
  • 21 Jun 2017: Nice little 3.3m earthquake in San Francisco Bay Area. Gala Gil Amat @GalaGilAmat
  • 21 Jun 2017: I've been named one of the most promising female #entrepreneurs of 2017 in Spain. http://www.elreferente.es/tecnologicos/mujeres-emprendedoras-espana-29562 …
  • 21 Jun 2017: Travis Kalanick starts Uber, grows it to $70B, and investors fire him. Just another Silicon Valley startup story. Ballentine Art @BallentineArt
  • 21 Jun 2017: A little something to make your rainy day brighter...Happy 1st day of summer! Reply Retweeted 1 Like 1 Direct message hussein kanji Verified account @hkanji
  • 20 Jun 2017: Uber has no CEO, no COO, no CFO and no VP of engineering. But everything works. Hey, it is kinda like Spain! 3 replies 42 retweets 59 likes Reply 3 Retweeted 42 Like 59 Direct message
  • 20 Jun 2017: See newly discovered Swedish movie of New York City in 1911. No traffic lights, lots of horses in NYC. https://www.moma.org/calendar/exhibitions/3858?locale=en …
  • 18 Jun 2017: Music at Stanford Medical School. Reply Retweet Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • 18 Jun 2017: At Stanford for 2017 Graduation. At Medical School. 104F! Is there a doctor around? Reply Retweet Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • 18 Jun 2017: Eclipse Simulator. Enter your city to see how it'll look like. Aug. 21, noon, USA. #eclipse2017 https://eclipsemega.movie/simulator Jeff Lewis @ChicagoPhotoSho
  • 16 Jun 2017: Bezos: "Alexa, buy me something from Whole Foods" Alexa: "Buying Whole Foods" Bezos: Shit 939 replies 77,615 retweets 183,615 likes Reply 939 Retweeted 78K Liked 184K Direct message
  • 16 Jun 2017: Pitch Tips: No sunglasses. Don't sigh repeatedly. Don't read the slides. Short text. Know the numbers. No crazy shirts. No sexy clothes.
  • 16 Jun 2017: Listening with Gala Gil Amat to 16 pitches in 2 hours. Still awake!
  • 16 Jun 2017: #Amazon buys #WholeFoods for $14B? I told you they had high prices! :-)
  • 14 Jun 2017: The threat to Big Oil? AI-controlled electric cars. Will also change US military policy w/ Saudi, Qatar, Israel, etc Reply Retweet 3 Like View Tweet activity
  • 14 Jun 2017: Me: "When are you guys going to fix that software bug?" Developer: "That bug is so old, it has grandchildren!"
  • 13 Jun 2017: Where are the Gates of Hell? In the center of Silicon Valley, at Stanford, of course :-) Rodin's sculpture. Reply Retweet Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • 13 Jun 2017: Travis Kalanick, CEO and CBB (Chief Bad Boy) of Uber, built it up to $70B valuation. Today, the board had enough and put him on leave.
  • 12 Jun 2017: Do you want a Orion Steadypix SLR Camera Mount? Attach SLR to telescope. Free. #Astronomy #astrophotography #nightsky #stargaze
  • 9 Jun 2017: Google goes around Palo Alto to pick up their lost Gbikes (Google bicycles). Reply Retweet Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • 9 Jun 2017: American companies copy Chinese companies? Try Wechat. Better than FB. Apple also copies its features. https://www.wsj.com/articles/u-s-tech-companies-now-copycats-of-chinese-peers-andreessen-horowitz-partner-says-1496987481 …
  • 9 Jun 2017: That's a Bear Bridge. Allows bears, caribou, elk, and other animals to cross the highway. Banff National Park.
  • 9 Jun 2017: Added Helen's pixs from Banff National Park. At my FB page. https://www.facebook.com/andreas.ramos/media_set?set=a.10155317284458290.1073741835.510298289&type=3&pnref=story …
  • 9 Jun 2017: More Andreas Ramos Retweeted Elon Musk I'd guess 2025-30, which is v soon. AI and machine learning will change all economics, which changes politics, education, society, etc.Andreas Ramos added, Elon Musk Verified account @elonmusk Probably closer to 2030 to 2040 imo. 2060 would be a linear extrapolation, but progress is exponential. https://twitter.com/newscientist/status/871885452306939906 …
  • 8 Jun 2017: To solve problems, try when you're tired. If dorsolateral prefrontal cortex is tired, other parts of your brain can offer new solutions.
  • 4 Jun 2017: We built the deck to the back of the house. Worked all weekend. 280 sq ft. / 26 sq. meters. Done! Reply Retweet Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • 31 May 2017: Waschbär. And "raccoon" in German. Spreading across Europe. There's a pack of them under our house. Noisy, but cute. Reply Retweet Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • 31 May 2017: Rakūn. That's "raccoon" in Japanese. Yep, raccoons have invaded Japan. Who to blame? Disney, of course! http://nautil.us/blog/-how-a-kids-cartoon-created-a-real_life-invasive-army …
  • 31 May 2017: "Mani in alto!" Italy has more bank heists than the rest of Europe combined. One in ten Italian banks are robbed yearly.
  • 30 May 2017: We watched Sandy Wexler on Netflix. It's a great movie about the world of Hollywood. 5 stars. #sandywexler https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wBPBSroi_VE …
  • 27 May 2017: Happy Ramadan to everyone!
  • 24 May 2017: I posted 36 pixs in FB of our trip to Banff and Jasper in the Canadian Rockies. See them at https://www.facebook.com/andreas.ramos
  • 24 May 2017: That's bald eagle skull. Shown by forest ranger at Banff, Canada. Eagles dive down thru trees; need eye protection. Don't do this at home.
  • 24 May 2017: Eagles have eye bones! One bone covers eye; the other encircles the eyeball. Protects eyes when eagles dive down to catch their dinner.
  • 23 May 2017: My book on Silicon Valley startups is being translated to Korean and French. These will be ready this summer. Reply Retweet 1 Like 4 View Tweet activity
  • 22 May 2017: Big Data in Biomedicine. Conf at Stanford. 8:30a-5p PST, May 24–25. You can also watch online for free. Register at http://bigdata.stanford.edu/register.html
  • 22 May 2017: Are valedictorians and high school top grades low achievers? http://time.com/money/4779223/valedictorian-success-research-barking-up-wrong/ …
  • 20 May 2017: Free medical screen today at Stanford #healthmatters
  • 20 May 2017: Use virtual reality to see the new Stanford hospital. At $2B, it'll be the most advanced in the world. #healthmatters
  • 20 May 2017: Stanford helicopter ambulance, all the features of an ambulance and more. Fully equipped for critical medical care. Reply Retweet 1 Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • 20 May 2017: At Stanford #HealthMatters event today. All about Stanford Medical. Free, all day. Reply Retweet 1 Liked 3 View Tweet activity
  • 18 May 2017: Oakland A's vs Boston Red Soxs. 3 to 2, A's up.
  • 18 May 2017: Oakland A's up 8/3 over White Soxs Ana López Tirado @AnaLopezTirado
  • 18 May 2017: ¡Madre mía, esta mujer es un terremoto! @GalaGilAmat #CFTI #flipandingTranslate Tweet
  • 15 May 2017: Talking w ranger. She said bears are mostly vegetarian: grass, berries, bugs, etc.
  • 15 May 2017: Lake Louise, Alberta, Canada. 32F/0C. Went hiking. 4 black bears + moose, elk, caribou, deer, fox today.
  • 14 May 2017: Big horn sheep near Banff, Canada. Reply Retweet Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • 14 May 2017: There's snow in Canada!
  • 14 May 2017: Helen with black bear at Jasper National Park, Canada. Reply Retweet Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • 11 May 2017: Watch your backpack. Friend goes to Starbucks. Sets down his backpack by his chair. 5 min later, it's gone. Laptop stolen. Yellowfinch @YellowfinchCo
  • 11 May 2017: 8 ways the #IoT will change the way we live and work ⏩
  • 11 May 2017: The modern traveling companion. At airport.
  • 10 May 2017: White House advisors say Trump now screams at the TV. He has become King Lear in the storm. Reply 1 Retweet 1 Like View Tweet activity
  • 8 May 2017: Have we reached peak hipster? At Costco: dark chocolate potato chips with Himalayan pink sea salt. What's next? With kale? Reply Retweet Like 4 View Tweet activity
  • 7 May 2017: Go outside right now. See the moon? See the bright star just above it? That's Jupiter. VentureBeat Verified account @VentureBeat
  • 6 May 2017: AI-powered trading raises new questions https://wp.me/p8wLEc-9l6N by @entefy 0 replies 12 retweets 17 likes Reply Retweeted 12 Liked 17 Direct message Stanford Health Care @StanfordHealth
  • 2 May 2017: Q&A with @StanfordHealth experts, exhibits, more! Sign up for Stanford #HealthMatters2017 now to join us on May 20: http://healthmatters.stanford.edu 0 replies 7 retweets 24 likes Reply Retweeted 7 Liked 24 Direct message
  • 3 May 2017: Hardball: Activists send screenshots of Google Adwords ads on Breitbart (etc) to advertisers. Advertisers cancel their ads #boycott.
  • 2 May 2017: The MSM lives in a Coastal bubble. But flyovers are in the Fox bubble.
  • 1 May 2017: Twitter News is coming. http://www.mercurynews.com/2017/05/01/biz-break-is-the-twitter-news-network-on-the-way … and shauna Verified account @goldengateblond
  • 27 Apr 2017: I cannot stop watching this.
  • The Dodo Dog Can't Believe His Dad Lost So Much Weight This guy lost so much weight, his dog can't believe it's really him 158 replies 2,193 retweets 6,914 likes Reply 158 Retweeted 2.2K Like 6.9K Direct message
  • 26 Apr 2017: If the election were held again, Trump would get more votes, even with his poor performance.
  • 25 Apr 2017: Hey, you want a #rocketraccoon ? We've got six in the backyard! We'll ship them to you! #guardiansofthegalaxy #babygroot 1 reply 0 retweets 2 likes Reply 1 Retweet Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • 25 Apr 2017: Have a Google Adwords acct in 2004-08? Join #GoogleAdwords class action lawsuit and get a refund. #Adwords Go
  • 25 Apr 2017: Is a Harvard MBA really that bad? http://poetsandquants.com/2017/04/06/barbarian-harvard-business-schools-gate/ …
  • 25 Apr 2017: Did you expect this? Alaska Dentist Pulls Tooth While Riding Hoverboard. Entefy @Entefy
  • 19 Apr 2017: Author and Entefy advisor @Andreas_Ramos dropped off his new book #Startup, which includes advice from @Brienne_G. http://andreas.com/startup/ 0 replies 9 retweets 18 likes Reply Retweeted 9 Liked 18 Direct message
  • 19 Apr 2017: How Sean Parker, Y-Combinator, Mark Andreessen, and Mark Zuckerberg screwed up on a $375m Silicon Valley startup. https://www.fastcompany.com/3069164/how-tilt-veered-off-course …
  • 18 Apr 2017: Whoa! Entirely new interface to @Skype. Major improvement. Easier, looks better. Good work!
  • 18 Apr 2017: Reading "Season of the Witch" by David Talbot. Lots of insider details of San Francisco's history 1940-onwards. 1 reply 0 retweets 1 like Reply 1 Retweet Like 1 View Tweet activity
  • 18 Apr 2017: Take better pixs of your summer vacation with your cell phone. Photography FAQ at http://andreas.com/cell-phone-photography/ …
  • 18 Apr 2017: 80 Social Media Sites: I used a large client's data to make a list: http://andreas.com/82-social-media-sites/ …
  • 18 Apr 2017: Japanese Art: My page about Hokusai is now part of the entrance exams at Nihon University in Japan. See http://andreas.com/hokusai/
  • 18 Apr 2017: SEO in 7 pages: I wrote a step-by-step guide to #SEO your startup or small website. Free at http://Goo.gl/ANrlek
  • 18 Apr 2017: Entefy has been developing an entirely new kind of tool. Sign up at their website to get on the early access list. http://www.entefy.com/ Reply Retweet Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • 18 Apr 2017: UX (User Experience): Learn about UX and how to make great user experiences. Free this week only at Reply Retweet 1 Like View Tweet activity
  • 16 Apr 2017: Eye tracking study shows what recruiters see when they look at your resume. http://www.businessinsider.fr/us/heres-what-recruiters-look-at-during-the-6-seconds-they-spend-on-your-resume-2012-4/ …
  • 16 Apr 2017: Got SEO? Get the 2017 edition of the Google Quality Rater handbook. Yes, Google's internal manual. https://goo.gl/26krp1
  • 14 Apr 2017: See how sports events are broadcast and displayed across devices, audience analysis, costs, revenue, etc.: https://goo.gl/sXlZuh
  • 13 Apr 2017: Kentucky Coal Mining museum is installing 80 solar panels on their roof. Mountain View Police Verified account @MountainViewPD
  • 12 Apr 2017: Please join us in a round of 👏 for @chMtnViewPD who was recognized today as the Top Social Media Advocate in Government at #GSMCon2017! Gov Social Media 9 replies 18 retweets 108 likes Reply 9 Retweeted 18 Liked 108 Direct message
  • 10 Apr 2017: Helen tries #VirtualReality for the first time.
  • 10 Apr 2017: At @AsianArtMuseum in San Francisco yesterday to see treasures from the Han dynasty (2,200 years ago) in China.
  • 9 Apr 2017: Maja at the beach at San Francisco. Reply Retweet Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • 6 Apr 2017: Not every innovative or original idea is good. Example? "We dip your dog in blue dye!" Innovative? Yes. Market for this? No.
  • 5 Apr 2017: Is #marshmallow a new health food? Strawberry, Coconut Pineapple, Espresso, Myer Lemon, etc. Also hand-made marsh mallows. #Smashmallow Reply Retweet Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • 5 Apr 2017: #Samsung clothes washer has TE error code? #Thermistor died. Don't pay Samsung $200 for repair. It's $17 at Amazon. Easy to replace.
  • 5 Apr 2017: More Andreas Ramos Retweeted Zachary Tracer Minorities pay higher charges. It's called "redlining". And yes, there's also "greenlining".Andreas Ramos added, Zachary Tracer Verified account @ZTracer Great piece on hidden discrimination in car insurance pricing: https://www.propublica.org/article/minority-neighborhoods-higher-car-insurance-premiums-white-areas-same-risk …
  • 5 Apr 2017: Have an idea for an app? Can't write code? Try the App Contest. They'll write it for you. You keep all the rights. http://www.appideaawards.com
  • 4 Apr 2017: Summer is nearly here and we have a porron from Spain. If you come over for dinner on the patio, get ready! Entefy @Entefy
  • 4 Apr 2017: 8 practical guides to safeguarding your #data #privacy. https://blog.entefy.com/view/340/Now-is-not-the-time-to-take-a-nap-in-your-security-blanket/e6a7049f2c48fb3ef2996c0774254fd1 … #tech 0 replies 15 retweets 11 likes Reply Retweeted 15 Liked 11 Direct message
  • 4 Apr 2017: Wild turkeys at Palo Alto's Foothill Park. We saw several flocks plus lots of deer.
  • 3 Apr 2017: 2/ formatted. No backup. All lost. It took four staffers four long days to recover the files. Lesson: Always have a backup before you start!
  • 3 Apr 2017: 1/ CEO has 22K family pixs + 8K videos. Tells staffer to organize all. Staffer needs bigger harddisk. Buys one & formats it. Both HDs got...
  • 1 Apr 2017: We made Paella Alicante tonight. Reply Retweet Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • 31 Mar 2017: Mitch Ratcliffe: A computer lets you make more mistakes faster than any other invention with the possible exceptions of handguns & tequila.
  • 31 Mar 2017: At baseball game: SF Giants v. Oakland A's. SF 3, Oakland 0. #INSEEC
  • 28 Mar 2017: More Andreas Ramos Retweeted Yellowfinch YellowFinch pitches tomorrow at #InsTechSV.Andreas Ramos added, Yellowfinch @YellowfinchCo Come and see us present tomorrow at #InsTechSV #StartUp Showcase! 0 replies 2 retweets 1 like Reply Retweet 2 Like 1 View Tweet activity
  • 28 Mar 2017: That's a jade body suit for burial of an emperor.
  • 28 Mar 2017: Going to SF Asian Art Museum to see items from Han Dynasty royal tombs. From Beijing Museum. On loan only to SF. http://www.asianart.org/exhibitions/tomb-treasures … Reply Retweet Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • 28 Mar 2017: How to prep a startup for pitching? Full rehearsal, project, wall screen, and do it 15 times. Actually, we lost count. More than 15X.
  • 24 Mar 2017: We're going to lose all protection of personal data on the web. Your data will be for sale. #privacy https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/23/technology/congress-moves-to-strike-internet-privacy-rules-from-obama-era.html …
  • 23 Mar 2017: Helping friends in Denmark set up their global book release. Going for an "Amazon #1 Best Seller" tag. This Monday. Watch the beaches! Reply Retweet Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • 22 Mar 2017: here's a lizard from the yard. the little guy is about three inches long. 1 reply 0 retweets 1 like Reply 1 Retweet Like 1 View Tweet activity
  • 22 Mar 2017: Raccoon in the garage. Friend said "but they'll never come in a house". Oh, yes, they do. Lots of raccoons have come in. Lots of footprints.
  • 21 Mar 2017: my cat finally has his website up. it took him a long time. because he's a cat. anyway, see a pix of him at
  • 21 Mar 2017: Nearly done! Addition has walls, doors, windows. Next: electricity, water, flooring, etc. A few more weeks. Reply Retweet Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • 21 Mar 2017: Still in shrink-wrap! Adobe Page Mill. I was in the small team that made this in 1995 or so. It was one of the first HTML editors.
  • 21 Mar 2017: 5.6 million manufacturing jobs were lost between 2000-2010. Ball State University estimates ~85% were lost to automation, not trade.
  • 20 Mar 2017: What's up with SEO? What's the future of SEO? Free ebook. No registration. #SMX #SEO http://andreas.com/books-by-andreas/#ebooks …
  • 19 Mar 2017: On hold with @Ticketmaster ... AGAIN. Last week, site can't sell tickets. Today, can't transfer tickets. $8B in sales. Site is broken?
  • 19 Mar 2017: 6.4 earthquake in our backyard yesterday. CERT Rescue Teams found a survivor. It was a Palo Alto city-wide earthquake drill. Reply Retweet 1 Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • 19 Mar 2017: Eggs from our neighbor. Natural eggs have different colors.
  • 17 Mar 2017: Of course, I'm talking about understanding Foucault, which is not the same as agreeing with him.
  • 17 Mar 2017: You'll understand much of today's politics by understanding Foucault, Here's a clear description of his work. https://aeon.co/essays/why-foucaults-work-on-power-is-more-important-than-ever …
  • 17 Mar 2017: The day ended with burgers on the grill, chips, and beer and wine, plus ice cream. at our house. INSEEC SF
  • 17 Mar 2017: INSEEC students today at Microsoft trying Hololens. They toured Silicon Valley today. Beautiful day, sunny, warm. Reply Retweet 2 Like View Tweet activity
  • 17 Mar 2017: The Case of the Missing Comma... Workers stand to get $10m in overtime due to a lawyer's bad punctuation. https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/16/us/oxford-comma-lawsuit.html … Entefy @Entefy
  • 16 Mar 2017: Great news! Our newly issued patent uses encryption and search to safeguard private data. https://blog.entefy.com/view/327/Entefy-Announces-the-Issuance-of-an-Important-Patent-for-Encrypted-Search/1681b10e91392016d6c268839df71281 … #innovation #data #privacy 0 replies 12 retweets 19 likes Reply Retweeted 12 Liked 19 Direct message
  • 15 Mar 2017: 2) I'll tie a bunch of tools together for this. I'll blog how to do this. 1st step: I made a test page in Korean: http://andreas.com/startup-korea/ 1 reply 0 retweets 2 likes Reply 1 Retweet Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • 15 Mar 2017: 1) There is no site for global distribution of ebooks. Really. Amazon can't handle Korean, Arabic, etc. So I'm building my own tool. Reply Retweet Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • 15 Mar 2017: I wrote an FAQ on how to make and use banner ads (display ads or image ads). Lots of tips and tricks. http://andreas.com/faq-banner-ads/
  • 14 Mar 2017: Google made an update! But... what does that really mean? How does it affect SEO? What can you do about it? http://andreas.com/google-updates/
  • 13 Mar 2017: AI vs. Natural Intelligence: Why people and animals are smarter than AIs. http://www.3quarksdaily.com/3quarksdaily/2017/03/artificial-stupidity.html … Reply Retweet 1 Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • 9 Mar 2017: Roslyn Layton speaking on FCC FTC policy on net neutrality at Stanford Law School. https://twitter.com/Andreas_Ramos/status/840027936963022848/photo/1pic.twitter.com/xrGGiDfkAa Reply Retweet 1 Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • 7 Mar 2017: Dinner last night at UC Davis at a Sichuan restaurant. Lunch in Sacramento today. Meetings too.
  • 2 Mar 2017: Martin Fredericksen presents his development projects at INSEEC SF.
  • 28 Feb 2017: At IgniteXL for new Korea startups. Reply Retweet Liked 4 View Tweet activity
  • 13 Feb 2017: Book is #1 at Amazon in two categories. Get your copy now at http://andreas.com/startup/ Go. Now. Reply Retweet 1 Like 3 View Tweet activity
  • 13 Feb 2017: 💡🌞 📚 New Book: "Startup" by me. Get co-founders, develop your idea, get funding. Free 1 Week Only at Amazon http://goo.gl/RGnZRh Go! Reply Retweet 3 Like 3 View Tweet activity
  • 7 Feb 2017: "Startup" by Andreas Ramos. The book on how to build Silicon Valley seed startups. Get your free copy. Go http://andreas.com/startup/ Reply Retweet 3 Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • 5 Feb 2017: 1) Book update: Uploaded files. Waiting for print sample. Book release: Feb. 14th. Paperback: $9.99, £7.97 UK, €9.29. Kindle eBook: $3.99. Reply Retweet Liked 5 View Tweet activity
  • 5 Feb 2017: 2) Want a free copy of the book? Will send email w/ link to free copy. If you're not in my list, sign up at http://eepurl.com/wC-C1 Reply Retweet Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • 28 Jan 2017: Happy New Year! Rooster Year! 1 reply 0 retweets 2 likes Reply 1 Retweet Like 2 View Tweet activity Stanford Cancer @StanfordCancer
  • 26 Jan 2017: Stanford-trained #AI diagnoses #cancer lesions, "could greatly assist dermatologists." -Dr. Swetter @StanfordCancer: http://stan.md/2kxOkTY 0 replies 13 retweets 3 likes Reply Retweeted 13 Liked 3 Direct message
  • 26 Jan 2017: Stanford medical uses machine learning to spot skin cancer. Can be an app for all. http://stanford.io/2jfmgDF via @Stanford Reply Retweet 1 Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • 25 Jan 2017: Buying lunch. Credit card machine not working. Let's try Google #HandsFree to pay. Also dead either. If it's not reliable, it's useless.
  • 25 Jan 2017: This week at #INSEECSF: Lectures for startup founders from Cameron, Mali, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Algeria, Benin, Algeria, Tunisia, and France.
  • 25 Jan 2017: Several years ago, I never heard of African startups in Silicon Valley. Now, I meet them regularly. Lots of activity there. Reply Retweet Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • 24 Jan 2017: Learn about Machine Learning at UC Berkeley, tonight, 8.30, Wozniak Lounge. http://ml.berkekey.edu
  • 23 Jan 2017: Research on virality. Two forms of distribution: broadcast & diffusion. By Sharad Goel et al. https://5harad.com/papers/twiral.pdf …
  • 19 Jan 2017: Book update: did the last interview. A new accelerator in Cote d'Ivoire, Africa. Fascinating, what they're doing.
  • 17 Jan 2017: Pitch: I'll be one of the judges at a pitch event. SF 6p, Wens Jan 18th. Come and let's talk. Reply Retweet 2 Like View Tweet activity Entefy @Entefy
  • 16 Jan 2017: "...all life is interrelated." - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. #MLKDAY 0 replies 10 retweets 13 likes Reply Retweeted 10 Liked 13 Direct message
  • 16 Jan 2017: Adwords Alert: if you're using Adwords, review yr acct. Google's placing yrs ads to junk sites, mobile games, etc to drive up fake clicks. 0 replies 2 retweets 1 like Reply Retweet 2 Like 1 View Tweet activity
  • 15 Jan 2017: Startup (Book Update): Layout is done. 143 pages. Waiting for final cover. Get a free copy of book at http://andreas.com/startup/
  • 12 Jan 2017: "Being in VC without having been a founder is like being a lifeguard without knowing how to swim." (In the New Yorker)
  • 11 Jan 2017: Frank Layden: "I asked him, 'what is it with you? Is it ignorance or apathy?' He said, Coach, I don't know and I don't care." Reply Retweet Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • 6 Jan 2017: More Andreas Ramos Retweeted Entefy Good study on how people use email, social, etc.Andreas Ramos added, Entefy @Entefy [Research report] Information Overload and Digital Complexity #digital #technews #communication #tech https://blog.entefy.com/information-overload-and-digital-complexity/ …
  • 6 Jan 2017: Anthony Pompliano got fired for saying Snapchat uses fake user numbers to increase its IPO. https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2017/jan/05/snapchat-accused-lying-user-numbers-ipo-investor …
  • 6 Jan 2017: Mountain lion on a car in Silicon Valley. Reply 1 Retweet 1 Like 3 View Tweet activity
  • 6 Jan 2017: More Andreas Ramos Retweeted Only in America I have to show this to my cat!Andreas Ramos added, 0:15 Only in America @Crazzyintheusa Meanwhile in California. Entefy @Entefy
  • 2016 ===================
  • 18 Nov 2016: We added a little high #tech to the #MannequinChallenge. https://blog.entefy.com/entefy-mannequin-challenge/ … #AI #siliconvalley #companyculture #video #trending #jobs 1 reply 21 retweets 36 likes Reply 1 Retweeted 21 Liked 36 Direct message
  • 29 Dec 2016: @DouglasCrets contact me at andreas@andreas.com . and i work with MIT. manage their global digital marketing for MIT OpenCourseware. thxs!
  • 29 Dec 2016: @DouglasCrets writing book on seed-stage startups. book #14. want to interview Chinese startup. can you recommend one? Reply Retweet Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • 24 Dec 2016: Update on my book re Silicon Valley startups: 1st edits done. Next, changes based on interviews. Send to reviewers Wens. Final ver. late Jan
  • 24 Dec 2016: Happy Holidays and a Great 2017 to everyone! -- Andreas, Helen, & Cat
  • 15 Dec 2016: CitiBank is paying $600m yearly for cybersecurity.
  • 12 Dec 2016: Women founders at ExpatWomen #ffpff Reply Retweet 1 Like View Tweet activity
  • 12 Dec 2016: At ExpatWoman pitch event at Lyft HQ SF. 11 women-led startups pitching, including YellowFinch. #ffpff Reply Retweet 3 Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • 9 Dec 2016: Comcast #comcastoutage is down in Silicon Valley. Maybe we'll write Christmas cards now...
  • 29 Nov 2016: Helvijs Smoteks posted an excellent list of 128 growth hacking methods. http://blog.linkody.com/seo/growth-hacks-list … . My list is at http://andreas.com/111-ideas-for-growth-hacking/ … Reply Retweet Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • 17 Nov 2016: So I tweet... at Twitter! Reply Retweet Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • 15 Nov 2016: let's see if this works! :-) http://andreas.com/sitemap-stanford.xml … George Takei Verified account @GeorgeTakei
  • 15 Nov 2016: Oh myyy 706 replies 13,289 retweets 23,933 likes Reply 706 Retweeted 13K Like 24K Direct message
  • 9 Nov 2016: Trump used Twitter & social media to talk directly to his followers. Trump bypassed traditional media. 1 reply 0 retweets 1 like Reply 1 Retweet Like 1 View Tweet activity
  • 8 Nov 2016: Is this going to be mega-Brexit? 1 reply 1 retweet 1 like Reply 1 Retweet 1 Like 1 View Tweet activity
  • 31 Oct 2016: Paleo Muffins. An oxymoron? We report; you decide.
  • 31 Oct 2016: what's happening? so much! finished outline for book #14. title will be "#14" :-) in SF at noon for incubator kickoff. working w clients. Entefy @Entefy
  • 14 Oct 2016: Entefy's @brienne_g in support of female entrepreneurship. @SheStartedIt @NoraPoggi @MVFilmfest #STEM #technology https://blog.entefy.com/entefy-co-founder-brienne-silver-screen-promoting-women-tech/#more-1098 … 0 replies 8 retweets 20 likes Reply Retweeted 8 Liked 20 Direct message
  • 13 Oct 2016: You're on a boat with Hillary & Trump. Both fall in the water.. Only one life jacket. Which one do you save? Neither. You save America.
  • 11 Oct 2016: Google Chrome on Windows 10 is freezing. Uninstall, reinstall, and freezes again.
  • 10 Oct 2016: Going to event for startup founders. Mon, 17th, 6:30p, Santa Clara. https://www.meetup.com/silicon-valley-cofounder-academy/events/234628834/ …
  • 10 Oct 2016: The New Yorker's article about Y-Combinator, Silicon Valley's top accelerator and Sam Altman, who runs it: Reply Retweet 1 Like View Tweet activity
  • 4 Oct 2016: A few tips on how to take better photos with your cell phone. http://andreas.com/cell-phone-photography/ …
  • 4 Oct 2016: We also went to Lower Antelope Canyon.
  • 4 Oct 2016: And how I took that pix... 1 reply 0 retweets 1 like Reply 1 Retweet Like 1 View Tweet activity
  • 4 Oct 2016: Helen at Horseshoe Bend. 1 reply 0 retweets 1 like Reply 1 Retweet Like 1 View Tweet activity
  • 4 Oct 2016: We went to Horseshoe Bend.
  • 4 Oct 2016: So Yahoo let US govt scan all users' email? My Yahoo email acct has 245,000 spam emails. Uncle Sam's welcome to it!
  • 28 Sep 2016: You don’t have to be stupid to work here, but it helps – https://aeon.co/essays/you-don-t-have-to-be-stupid-to-work-here-but-it-helps … via @aeonmag
  • 28 Sep 2016: Come by, get autographed book on content marketing. #ContentOro #shoporg16 booth LP9 Reply Retweet Like 4 View Tweet activity
  • 27 Sep 2016: Woohoo! Texas BBQ! @ Sonny Bryan's in Dallas.
  • 27 Sep 2016: In Dallas at http://Shop.org trade show. Entefy @Entefy
  • 27 Sep 2016: 15 future #entrepreneurs from Colombia received the #Entefy experience. @Andreas_Ramos https://blog.entefy.com/colombian-entrepreneurship-alive-well/ … 0 replies 5 retweets 12 likes Reply Retweeted 5 Liked 12 Direct message
  • 25 Sep 2016: Pixs of Helen & I on our trip around the canyons: Grand Canyon, Horseshoe Bend, Antelope Canyon, Bryce, & Zion http://wp.andreas.com/our-canyons-trip/ … Reply Retweet Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • 13 Sep 2016: Sept. 13, 3:17 pm: Achieved email nirvana! Zero unread emails in my email acct. Okay, partly due to shift to SMS, WeChat, and Slack :-)
  • 13 Sep 2016: At Wells-Fargo, 5,000 were fired & bank pays $185m penalty for 2m fake accts & 600K fake credit cards, but Carrie Tolstedt got $125m bonus. Reply Retweet 1 Like View Tweet activity
  • 13 Sep 2016: Missed Content World? Here's the top stuff, in a quick summary:
  • 8 Sep 2016: Wells-Fargo does growth hacking! To meet goals, they used customers' info to open 2m fake accts and 600K fake credit cards. Reply Retweet 2 Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • 8 Sep 2016: Google Alert: No Google analytics data for Sept 2-6. Intern tripped over the extension cord. All servers unplugged. Will fix after lunch. Reply Retweet Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • 26 Aug 2016: Uber is losing $210m per month... http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2016/aug/25/uber-losses-2016-investors …
  • 23 Aug 2016: Want to know the number of real users at Periscope or any social app? Yes, there's a way to figure it out. http://blog.andreas.com/index.php/100m-users-really/ …
  • 16 Aug 2016: Is it true Google will turn into a poetry site? Just in case, be prepared. Read a poem today! http://blog.andreas.com/index.php/poems-at-my-website/ …
  • 16 Aug 2016: Dario Fo, one of the funniest European playwrights, is nearly unknown in the US. Try this play. http://blog.andreas.com/index.php/dario-fo/ …
  • 12 Aug 2016: My book review of "Chaos Monkeys" by Antonio Garcia Martinez. http://blog.andreas.com/index.php/chaos-monkeys-the-book/ …
  • 12 Aug 2016: Origins of Google in... 1923? http://blog.andreas.com/index.php/origins-of-google/ …
  • 3 Aug 2016: Facebook Ad Manager broken 4 weeks. FB made changes & broke it. Can't create new accounts. Help won't reply. Any idea when will work again?
  • 29 Jul 2016: LIVE on #Periscope: Cat vs raccoon https://www.pscp.tv/w/amrGGTFEWUVYa3dubnBramd8MWRSS1pxUHlnd3Z4Qv4y9PY3X8vrJjuhETV2Q6ItJ8EByc-FS0llK_cUwD1a …
  • 22 Jul 2016: -- What does your startup do? -- We make apps to do what your mother used to do for you.
  • 20 Jul 2016: LIVE on #Periscope: #cat in the basket https://www.pscp.tv/w/al5c-TFEWUVYa3dubnBramd8MXZBR1J6ZVlQZ1pHbOuioMnIpOBUNbldZt7Fgb-zdqMmFJUxB9Mra-y5Pu7S …
  • 16 Jul 2016: Google is pushing their payment tool. Free lunch at McDonald's.
  • 9 Jul 2016: At the Palo Alto library book sale.
  • 9 Jul 2016: Happy cat
  • 1 Jul 2016: Google suggested uninstall/reinstall for #Adwords Editor. Still can't download data. Anyone else having this problem? #AdwordsEditor Reply Retweet Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • 1 Jul 2016: #Adwords Editor hasn't been able to download data for 2 days. Anyone else having this problem? Solutions? Workaround? #AdwordsEditor
  • 30 Jun 2016: #cashtag is purchase for Twitter
  • 22 Jun 2016: Get a Bad Gateway error in #Netflix? It's bug w/ Chrome. Netflix is trying to fix it. Until then, use Microsoft Edge or Firefox. 2 replies 0 retweets 1 like Reply 2 Retweet Like 1 View Tweet activity
  • 20 Apr 2016: Reviewing #RFP to select Email Service Providers #ESP vendors. Talking w/ http://marketing-democracy.com . They review ESPs. Anyone worked w/ them?
  • 17 Apr 2016: Yep, winter is coming. Soon, it'll be 2000 AD again.
  • 15 Apr 2016: In 1999, it was #eyeballs. Now, it's #clickbait. Same thing, and it'll crash too.
  • 15 Apr 2016: Loren McKechnie of Symantec on Global SEO.
  • 15 Apr 2016: At #Adobe for conf on Global SEO .
  • 31 Mar 2016: Tips for better #engagement at university websites http://bit.ly/1RqlZIu @robwynne
  • 22 Mar 2016: I'm hosting a panel on #SEO for universities. Panelists: Senior SEO fr Adobe, Symantec, eBay. SF, April 6-7. Go http://bit.ly/1TNalN6
  • 22 Mar 2016: For #engineering schools & science #PR professionals: 16 major media journalists & editors, SF, April 6-7. Go http://bit.ly/1TNalN6
  • 27 Feb 2016: I just installed #WordPress via #Softaculous #PHP
  • 24 Feb 2016: Eurydice Katzenjammer https://eurydiceblog.wordpress.com/2016/02/24/eurydice-katzenjammer/ … Reply Retweet Like 2 View Tweet activity
  • 24 Feb 2016: Another French student's blog about SF: http://cloitreeleonore.wix.com/mycaliforniadream …
  • 21 Feb 2016: 18 blogs by #French students in #SanFrancisco. See what they think of Calif. http://blog.andreas.com/2016/02/21/france-in-sf/ …
  • 17 Feb 2016: About http://wp.me/P7fs0J-1 via
  • 2 Feb 2016: A list of things that are broken at #Netflix. #WeLoveDVD should be #FirstFixNetflix. Go http://goo.gl/ZuMqCM
  • 21 Jan 2016: She meant "idol", but she wrote "I grew up being a teen idle…", which is probably the same thing.
  • 14 Jan 2016: We have pizza. We have beer. Let's start the GOPDebate!
  • 14 Jan 2016: First pothole. After all those #Win10 messages, my PC's graphics card (#RadeonX1600) won't allow it. Gotta first upgrade the graphics card.
  • 14 Jan 2016: Alright already! After 423 reminders to upgrade to #Windows10, I'll do it. And from #Word2002 (hey, it works!) to #Office2016. Wish me luck!
  • 11 Jan 2016: Client has new book coming out in March. I'll do the digital marketing strategy to make it a #1 best seller.
  • 11 Jan 2016: this weekend, i read Barry Katz's "Make It New", history of design in #SiliconValley. v good account of how #design became key to SV.
  • 2015 ===================
  • 27 Dec 2015 Went fishing again. Caught a small leopard shark.
  • 16 Nov 2015 Outside, there is either a windstorm or a presidential debate! Branches are falling.
  • 28 Sep 2015 #Nasa found water on #Mars. Great. Let's see if they can find water in #California! #Drought.
  • 2013 ===================
  • 20 Jan 2013: Added my collection of 19 brand style guides. ATT, Cornell, SUN, etc. At my folder at http://lnkd.in/av5KMF http://lnkd.in/NYspkg
  • 18 Jan 2013: Using Collaboration Tools in Doing Content Marketing?: http://lnkd.in/HNyU2X
  • 16 Jan 2013: Here's a list of US cities that you can use to create control tests. http://lnkd.in/rka3pz #marketing #contentmarketing
  • 16 Jan 2013: Apple and Google have a secret underground bus system in Silicon Valley? http://bit.ly/V8xLQf
  • 16 Jan 2013: Sequenti.al's white paper "Cookies Are Out" (Sept. 2013) states 63% of users disable/block/delete cookies.
  • 16 Jan 2013: http://lnkd.in/hmmjkz Rebecca Lieb has lots of corporate experience, which gives credibility to her book.
  • 16 Jan 2013: When Content Marketing Goes Wrong: The Atlantic, Scientology, and paid content: http://lnkd.in/85J4AC
  • 15 Jan 2013: #Google+ #hangout is dead this morning. 404 error msgs.
  • 14 Jan 2013: RT @tomforemski: 2013: The rise of corporate media and Silicon Valley's disruption of all media. http://zd.net/11tZjBd #contentmarketing
  • 14 Jan 2013: http://lnkd.in/xkTpdX Mark Spanner posted a case study. He concludes: "Results: 3.2 times more leads rated as "hot" provided to...
  • 14 Jan 2013: http://lnkd.in/JpfRgC Mark: Very good example with lots of details. John: I don't think any CFO is going to buy content marketing for...
  • 13 Jan 2013: Why are there no case studies in content marketing? What is needed for a case study? http://lnkd.in/3Twixq
  • 12 Jan 2013: Pick up 2-Buck Chuck. Next week: Up half buck, Stock up, Good luck!:-)
  • 11 Jan 2013: A short list of the necessary elements of a Content Marketing strategy. http://lnkd.in/t8zWwx
  • 11 Jan 2013: http://lnkd.in/MtrCrr I think only 16% or so (it's a low number) of mid-and-large companies are outsourcing their content marketing....
  • 11 Jan 2013: http://lnkd.in/TsSAJR Exactly! I saw that article. We always look at open rates vs. the day of the week. It depends on the type of...
  • 10 Jan 2013: What happens when Google can't show its ads at all? An ISP is deleting Google's ads. http://nyti.ms/WA6yRc
  • 10 Jan 2013: What if Apple ran the Post Office? (Humor) http://blog.andreas.com/?p=425
  • 6 Jan 2013: Could Amazon kill Google? Is Google necessary? http://lnkd.in/X3DGgH
  • 5 Jan 2013: Here's the draft of the cover for my next book: "Content Marketing Strategy & Tactics" http://lnkd.in/vVyxTW
  • 4 Jan 2013: RT @jfouts: Metrics & ROI - Three Myths of Social Media ROI #Infographic http://vsb.li/v0jLQH
  • 3 Jan 2013: @jaybaer Nice Abbe Pierre case story, but no ROI b/c it did NOT produce revenues.
  • 2 Jan 2013: Have you ever seen the first newspaper ad? Paris, 1836. Here are the ads. http://lnkd.in/-xrbUe
  • 2 Jan: Yes, I'm at AOL offices. They get younger every year. pic.twitter.com/SfUCh5yo
  • 2 Jan 2013: 2013: What do YOU think is coming in 2013?: http://lnkd.in/RKBDwh
  • 1 Jan 2013: Sociogram in FB via Wolfram: http://lnkd.in/hRAEqc
  • 2012 ===================
  • 31 Dec: 12 Pandora sent me a summary for 2012. They played music to me 21,985 times.
  • 31 Dec: 12 RT “Something has gone terribly wrong when the biggest threat to our American economy is the American Congress." - Senator Joe Manchin
  • 30 Dec: 12 You can buy my SEO, PPC, and analytics courseware. Use it to teach courses, training, etc. Go http://andreas.com/courseware.html
  • 30 Dec: 12 Why is marketing broken, why it won't fix itself, and who's going to fix it. http://bit.ly/WTzu8y
  • 28 Dec: 12 Have a great 2013! It's finally the Teens!:-)
  • 28 Dec: 12 When Instagram said they will sell users' pixs, number of daily users dropped from 16.4m to 12.4m. Yep, they lost 25% of …http://users.After
  • 28 Dec: 12 http://lnkd.in/BBBh-U Jo, I'd be reluctant to remove the low-traffic pages. They get only 14%, but these also have a long-term traffic...
  • 26 Dec: 12 A short note (a bit funny) about dealing with the kids at Google. http://lnkd.in/Yt-2Wh http://lnkd.in/fUwVHH
  • 19 Dec: 12 RT @tpldrew: Very useful infographic: The different types of wine! http://ow.ly/geeAn
  • 18 Dec: 12 Collection of Docs and PDFs on Content Marketing: http://lnkd.in/xyP2MQ
  • 17 Dec: 12 A Silicon Valley Joke: Someone who builds successful startups is serial founder. If the startups crashed, he's a serial flounder.
  • 17 Dec: 12 Did you know there's a better Twitter in China? http://lnkd.in/6s2Qnm
  • 16 Dec: 12 http://lnkd.in/tKHkPS After thinking more about this, native advertising (NA) is a halfway solution between tradition advertising and...
  • 16 Dec: 12 The one where I talk about social features in Chinese social sites that we don't have in the US. http://lnkd.in/6s2Qnm
  • 14 Dec: 12 Native Advertising? Another word for Content Marketing?: http://lnkd.in/NS485z
  • 14 Dec: 12 bad news. shooting at a school in #Connecticut. 27 killed, incl. 18 school kids.
  • 14 Dec: 12 http://lnkd.in/ZmgsWE How well does it work? Depends on several things: - Quality of the press release. A poor press release can get...
  • 14 Dec: 12 5:26 am. Went out to look at Gemenids. Overcast:-( Back to bed.
  • 13 Dec: 12 Collection of articles, PDFs, white papers, etc. on content marketing. (Free download, no reg.) https://www.box.com/andreasramos
  • 13 Dec: 12 Collection of Docs and PDFs on Content Marketing: http://lnkd.in/96fTJx
  • 12 Dec: 12 http://lnkd.in/mRt92J Yes, I put links in a press release and sent it out with the three in my first posting above. Tip: Use tracking...
  • 12 Dec: 12 RT @simrraanc: RT @Yeah_thatsmoney: I've lived through 1/1/1, 2/2/2, 3/3/3, 4/4/4, 5/5/5, 6/6/6, 7/7/7, 8/8/8, 9/9/9 10/10/10, 11/11/11...
  • 12 Dec: 12 http://lnkd.in/6W9mJB KPIs. There has been lots of talk about strategy and target audience. But the proof is in the numbers. We need...
  • 12 Dec: 12 Happy 12.12.12!:-)
  • 10 Dec: 12 FB is down! The Mayan Apocalypse is happening! Run! Where to? Just run!
  • 9 Dec: 12 Where to send out press releases for free: http://lnkd.in/sP2D3B
  • 9 Dec: 12 http://lnkd.in/MM8_fX Nicolas says "There's not much meat at the end of the long tail"; I've said similar: the long tail is skinny....
  • 8 Dec: 12 http://lnkd.in/mizjXD Move the low-traffic pages to the sitemap. You can also create an "Archives" page and list them there. All of those...
  • 8 Dec: 12 RT @ggreenwald: Vote for Guardian's 2012 Person of the Year (and see current tallies): http://is.gd/xONY5C (Retweet this!)
  • 8 Dec: 12 New tool: Google Wildfire creates pages, posts, ads in Google+, Facebook, Twiter, Youtube, LinkedIn, Pinterest. Wildf…http://Wildfireapp.com
  • 5 Dec Tikhon ‏@tikhon: Class warfare erupts in Palo Alto! ¨average millionaires¨ unite against the new money billionaires! pic.twitter.com/V9FPqGM9
  • 7 Dec: 12 @getLittleBird So if I subscribe and have a report of 500: same question. Can I bulk import into a Twitter List?
  • 7 Dec: 12 @getLittleBird Ok, I made a report (50 names). How to import into Twitter to create a Twitter List?
  • 7 Dec: 12 http://lnkd.in/WMZU9S Right now, I'm using a spreadsheet for a project. I'll look into various tools in the next few months, but I'm...
  • 6 Dec: 12 So do you want ☃ or ☼ for the holidays? ☺
  • 5 Dec: 12 RT @TPLDrew: We need 2 more attendees to my virtual Brown Bag Lunch! http://ow.ly/fR9Ax . Join me at Andrew's event.
  • 5 Dec: 12 http://lnkd.in/pXgWpd Thanks, I updated my list.
  • 5 Dec: 12 Time for lunch!
  • 4 Dec: 12 When was the American Revolution? No, not 1776. Here's how I used Google nGram to find out. http://lnkd.in/bPAEGH
  • 4 Dec: 12 Google Glass: An entirely new form of entertainment? http://lnkd.in/-N7Rpg
  • 3 Dec: 12 @PaloAltoPolice traffic light out. Waverly n Oregon .
  • 3 Dec Val Swisher ‏@contentrulesinc
  • Dec 4 10:00 Am PST webinar: prep for 2013 with Global Content Strategy http://adobe.ly/VaaxrK with me! #AdobeTCS #techcomm
  • 3 Dec CMO Council ‏@CMO_Council: Big News @CMO_Council Releases Annual 2012 State of Marketing Report - Get Your Copy Today! http://bit.ly/TDHnPF
  • 3 Dec: 12 What tool allows me to create text transcript of video and add a search box to the video? #cmi @juntajoe
  • 3 Dec: 12 listening to Joe Pulizzi webinar. great stats. @juntajoe #cmi
  • 1 Dec: 12 BurgerBots? http://blog.andreas.com/?p=306
  • 30 Nov: 12 Where can I find upcoming webinars, confs, etc. for Content Marketing? Any good resources? #mediarelations12
  • 29 Nov: 12 SV startup stuff. And here's the Stock Purchase Agreement doc. http://bit.ly/WxR2Fu (free, no reg.)
  • 29 Nov: 12 SV startup stuff. Need a Term Sheet for your VCs? NCVA-compliant. http://bit.ly/WxR2Fu (free, no reg.)
  • 29 Nov: 12 Sure, you could pay $25,000 to a Silicon Valley lawyer to get term sheets + a stock purchase agreement. Or get them free from me.
  • 28 Nov: 12 Lunch w Sinomedia. Major China publisher. They will publish my next book in China.
  • 28 Nov Janet Fouts ‏@jfouts: It's a beautiful blustery fall day in the valley pic.twitter.com/DmnJlDWb
  • 27 Nov: 12 @Raul_Ramos When you make correction to your ebook, does Amazon push new version to previous buyers? Can U send updates?
  • 27 Nov: 12 List of Webinars for Content Marketing?: http://lnkd.in/E2Ejxa
  • 27 Nov: 12 Finished "Pancho Land", by @Raul_Ramos (he's friend, not relative). Political thriller about insurrection in the US.
  • 27 Nov: 12 Show me the numbers! How do you track results? Let's hear specifics about metrics. #influencemktg
  • 27 Nov: 12 IBM's report on Black Friday. See end of p. 4. Facebook sent 0.68% of sales. Twitter = 0.0%. http://ibm.co/QnZYiK
  • 27 Nov: 12 http://lnkd.in/ck9zeN Here are some ideas for topics: Short interviews with your engineers, developers, sales team, and support team. Ask...
  • 26 Nov: 12 Get a free copy of my Powerpoint template. http://lnkd.in/PtFJqR
  • 26 Nov Hope Frank ‏@HopeFrank: Social TV Is Getting Down to Business http://adage.com/u/AksWMb via @adage
  • 26 Nov: 12 @HopeFrank Cool tool. It also allows companies to use TV info to move away from TV.
  • 25 Nov: 12 Fun Stuff: Can you spot the diff? A Chinese Apple laptop. Compare the logo w/ your Apple logo!:-) pic.twitter.com/LJJAqPmL
  • 25 Nov: 12 @jfouts Kindle. Google Maps. FB. Twitter. That's about it.
  • 25 Nov: 12 Did you know? US hardware buyers are 2X likely to research on manufacturers’ websites, not Google. http://bit.ly/10DP5wk
  • 24 Nov: 12 A Chinese tablet, only US$110. Uses android. pic.twitter.com/yvyF8f08
  • 23 Nov Neil Barofsky ‏@neilbarofsky: And is awesome RT @freddoso: This exists: https://twitter.com/YourInAmerica
  • 23 Nov: 12 With Mariianne at Lyfe Cafe in Palo Alto. pic.twitter.com/VbdLSssz
  • 22 Nov: 12 Anaximander, the office cat. pic.twitter.com/cywLpmcw
  • 22 Nov: 12 @Support How about some ideas to improve Twitter? http://blog.andreas.com/?p=289
  • 22 Nov: 12 First draft of webpage for my new book. http://lnkd.in/sBpYaR
  • 22 Nov: 12 http://lnkd.in/EGs-CN For practically any other B2C or B2B product or service, it's easy to figure out the target audience and their...
  • 21 Nov: 12 @TPLDrew Hey, you're famous! Onion Talks on social media. V funny. Watch at http://bit.ly/UYkoBw
  • 21 Nov: 12 "Social Media" by Onion Talks w Cameron Hughes (who looks like Drew Davis, of "Brandscaping"). V funny. http://bit.ly/UYkoBw
  • 20 Nov: 12 HP paid $10 billion for a fake search engine? http://onforb.es/Q8i7kF
  • 18 Nov: 12 Spent weekend reading on digital content marketing. Wrote 16-page outline for my upcoming book. I'll share draft chapters in Jan.
  • 18 Nov: 12 KPI eBook. Learn how to calculate your CPL, CPA to make your marketing profitable. Easy read. Free, no reg. http://bit.ly/UNbTJs
  • 16 Nov: 12 Tucker, the dog, sings at the piano. The craziest funniest video I've ever seen. 3.8m views. http://bit.ly/Uvs48d
  • 16 Nov: 12 Is Mobile Killing Google? Its operating margins are collapsing. The same for FB + ad-based sites. http://bit.ly/T6Aozp http://lnkd.in/c2U7-G
  • 15 Nov: 12 Pay attention to the social media aspect of the war in #Gaza. Both sides are using social media to get around MSM. Fascinating.
  • 14 Nov: 12 Live war. Israel and Hamas tweet as they bomb each other. @IDFSpokesperson vs @AlqassamBrigade They're taunting each other. Surreal. #gaza
  • 8 Nov: 12 So... do you do it? Or just talk about it? Creator or curator? Look at the trend in the use of the word "curator." http://lnkd.in/rjBVeA
  • 5 Nov: 12 Need to write a press release? Free template (Word) and example. Go http://lnkd.in/CPCAch
  • 4 Nov: 12 Need a one-page executive summary for your startup? I wrote one. Here it is. Use it for your startup. http://lnkd.in/dPR5cF
  • 4 Nov: 12 IDC: Android worldwide smartphone share now 75% (136m units shipped in Q3/12) Apple has 14.9%.
  • 30 Oct: 12 Set up an ad campaign in Twitter w/ $100 credit from AmEx. Very easy. Let's see how this works.
  • 30 Oct: 12 I'm talking on digital marketing, branding, metrics for mid-size & large companies (San Jose, Nov. 6, 2-5p.) http://sdrv.ms/T8MSBn
  • 29 Oct: 12 NASA's space video of Hurricane Sandy. http://yhoo.it/UajWdx
  • 25 Oct: 12 To paraphrase Peter Drucker: Business is innovation and marketing (everything else is admin work.)
  • 24 Oct: 12 Adobe's report on the state of digital ads. Lots of data. http://adobe.ly/PPXRF5 (free, no reg)
  • 23 Oct: 12 Joined the staff of The CMO Council as a Digital Marketing Practice Leader. Evangelize and develop strategies for CMOs around the world.
  • 21 Oct: 12 Using Comcast Business DSL. We get 50.2 mbps download / 33.1 upload (per http://SpeedTest.net ). We pay $61/month. http://SpeedTest.net ).
  • 16 Oct: 12 Buy every Superbowl ad? $250m. Show your own jump from space? $1m. No TV, no competitor ads, 2.5 hours. http://lnkd.in/wU_zdg
  • 16 Oct: 12 Which should you use: blog, Facebook, or Twitter? Which works best for SEO? http://lnkd.in/ZwHqQH
  • 11 Oct: 12 86% of marketing depts don't use KPIs to measure social? Columbia Business School study. http://lnkd.in/v-7EyF
  • 4 Oct: 12 What to do about Yelp and the social recommendation sites when they trash your small business? See http://bit.ly/T6iVrq
  • 2 Oct: 12 Our trip in Sichuan. What it's like to travel in China: the people, their homes, Peking Opera, the food, etc. http://bit.ly/SAELx8
  • 29 Sep: Get Google's playbook for display advertising. Free download. No reg. Go http://bit.ly/RqN1TT
  • 17 Sep Leila ليلى ‏@LSal: Lost your kid Jihad at the airport. Can't yell for him. #MuslimRage
  • 14 Sep: JS-Kit/Echo's commenting tool is closing 10/12. Switch to Disqus. Easy export/import. See http://bit.ly/OpCCnb http://lnkd.in/RMJ8Ha
  • 13 Sep: Get Your FB Archive: It's a file of all you've ever done on FB. It's HTML, so you can add it to your site. Example: an…http://lnkd.in/s5PjvC
  • 5 Sep Amber Lyon ‏@AmberLyon: #CNN caught taking money from oppressive regimes in exchange for coverage that 'makes them look better' http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2012/sep/04/cnn-business-state-sponsored-news … #Bahrain
  • 4 Sep Amber Lyon ‏@AmberLyon: I am blowing the whistle on #CNN. Story here via @ggreenwald http://m.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/sep/04/cnn-international-documentary-bahrain-arab-spring-repression?cat=world&type=article …
  • 31 Aug Pernille Tranberg ‏@PernilleT: Wired: Facebook Reveals the Sleazy Business of Fake ‘Likes’ http://zite.to/ODXYh2
  • 31 Aug: Google is shutting down their TV ads service. It was great. But they never bothered to promote it. http://bit.ly/Q7YRBN
  • 31 Aug: So Newt Gingrich's Twitter acct is only 25% good? That high?:-) Go http://bit.ly/NGzq90
  • 31 Aug: See the number of fake followers for any Twitter acct. Yep, I'm going to check YOUR Twitter followers!:-) Go http://b…http://lnkd.in/rkxPA2
  • 30 Aug: Unilever spent $6.3m in Axe body spray TV ads. Target audience 18-to-24-year-olds, but 60% never saw the ads. http://on.ft.com/SY1Yiz
  • 29 Aug Byron Sharp ‏@ProfByron
  • Coming soon... the textbook: Marketing: theory, evidence, practice. http://wp.me/pCNj-b4
  • 29 Aug: See my LinkedIn Map (visualization of my social connections) at http://bit.ly/NDvmUm
  • 28 Aug Roslyn Layton ‏@RoslynLayton
  • The technology trade press picked up my research note on Facebook, the Skype killer. Read here. http://lnkd.in/mzWcrK
  • 28 Aug Roslyn Layton ‏@RoslynLayton
  • My research note on Facebook, the Skype killer, was picked up by the press.
  • 22 Aug: Peter Thiel, one of FB’s earliest investors, sold his 22.3m shares. Has anyone started a FB Deathwatch clock yet?
  • 20 Aug Dan Ilic ‏@danilic
  • Julian Assange, continues the Aussie tradition of travelling to London, crashing on stranger's couches and breaking visa conditions. #qanda
  • 19 Aug James Slusser ‏@jslusser
  • NYTimes: Secret E-Scores Chart Consumers’ Buying Power http://nyti.ms/S5HBzk
  • 14 Aug: Groupon's stock is down 22% today! What a deal! Be the first to buy!:-)
  • 8 Aug Hope Frank ‏@HopeFrank
  • Step by Step: The Skinny re: Facebook's Stock Issues http://www.businessinsider.com/facebook-lockup-release-2012-8?utm_source=twbutton&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=sai … via @sai
  • 6 Aug Rasmus Thulstrup ‏@thulstrup
  • The Mars rover has completed its amazing journey. Meanwhile, in London, someone ran really fast and then jumped into some sand.
  • 20 Jul: The Numbers: Sports ROI? The National Guard paid $26.5m to sponsor Dale Earnhardt's NASCAR racecar. 24,800 leads. 20 qualified. 0 joined.
  • 17 Jul Chris Marriott ‏@CSMarriott
  • How to Prepare a Successful Integrated Digital Marketing Program, Part 1 http://www.emarketingandcommerce.com/article/how-prepare-successful-integrated-digital-marketing-program/1 … #marketing #digitalmarketing
  • 16 Jul: Yahoo's new CEO: Marissa Mayer http://nyti.ms/NDHuUC
  • 16 Jul: How does Batman use predictive analytics? It's also used in marketing, insurance, health, and other things. http://bit.ly/PJkSbj
  • 13 Jul: Digg got dugg. $45m funding, 240m visitors/year, $200m valuation. Sold for $500K (price for Manhattan apartment or Palo Alto dog house.)
  • 2 Jul: I looked at 150 mobile web sites & wrote a list of tips for mobile web design (incl. what to avoid.) http://bit.ly/N7OSLr
  • 1 Jul: Apple finally buys the rights to the name "iPad" in China for $60m. http://buswk.co/OTX6ZG
  • 30 Jun: #facebook is down and #twitter is overloaded. End of the world?
  • 28 Jun Anil Dash ‏@anildash
  • #SCOTUS Liveblog: "And today, we proudly announce: Health Care. For everyone. Boom. Nobody's ever done this before. Except most countries."
  • 27 Jun: Does Google show a preference for the top brands? See for yourself. http://bit.ly/bjBbee
  • 24 Jun: Apple store workers produce $473,000 in sales but get $11.25/hr. That explains unhappy Apple employees. http://nyti.ms/ME4ru7
  • 23 Jun: Went up on the Silicon Valley Zeppelin this morning. Pixs at http://lnkd.in/e_TG4n
  • 22 Jun: Yahoo sued Facebook. Why? Who will win? What did Google have to do with this? Why did Google lose? The real story: http://bit.ly/wAG2Ic
  • 20 Jun: I wrote about the Steve Jobs bio. What was he like as a person and a businessman? Can we learn from that? http://bi…http://www.andreas.com
  • 17 Jun: What to do today? Hear 50+ kinds of music. Free. Today in Palo Alto, starting at 3pm. http://www.pamusicday.org/
  • 15 Jun: Tom Foremski writes about #comscore white paper Do #facebook ads work?. http://bit.ly/KNl0zi
  • Are #Facebook ads effective or not? @ErikSherman says, don't believe everything you read in that #comscore report http://ow.ly/bxeQR
  • 15 Jun: Does #FB advertising work? What's in the #ComScore doc? I read it; My summary: Bad news for #Facebook & Social. http://blog.andreas.com/2012/06/13/facebooks-comcast-white-paper/ …
  • 13 Jun: Does FB advertising work? What's in the ComCast doc? I read it; here's my summary: Bad news for FB and Social. http://…http://lnkd.in/cHxGKt
  • 11 Jun Bill Moyers ‏@BillMoyers
  • RT @MoyersStaff: Did you know it's possible to see income inequality from space? Count the trees. http://bit.ly/LfqYgF #ows
  • 7 Jun: See if your LinkedIn password was stolen. Use this tool to check. http://bit.ly/Lauc1C . My PW was stolen. Pass this t…http://lnkd.in/JPYJKA
  • 6 Jun Hope Frank ‏@HopeFrank
  • How to Check If Your LinkedIn Password Was Stolen http://bit.ly/MfuabE
  • 2 Jun: Has #peekyou ever published data on the ratio of real vs fake followers for #obama?
  • 23 May: Correlate: Odd (but useful) Google tool. Enter keyword to see correlated topics. Use it to uncover patterns. http://bit.ly/pGIWAo
  • 21 May: Why the banks propped up Facebook. http://www.forbes.com/sites/davidmaris/2012/05/21/facebook-stock-drops-what-really-goes-on-in-ipos/ …
  • 15 May: Ad CTR and A/B Testing: Often, ad CTRs range from high to low. This hurts sales. Why? See http://blog.andreas.com/
  • 11 May: Prime Minister? Or Prime Twit? David Cameron, Prime Minister of the UK, signed his text messages with "LOL". He thought that meant "Lots of…
  • 2 May: Are there laws in computering? There's Moore's Law (the number of transistors on a chip doubles every two years). Here…http://lnkd.in/YzDfdA
  • 2 May: Want to know how many FB Likes you have for your website? Or any website? Use Kamil's free tool: http://zubastat.com/
  • 13 Apr: What did Instagram really get? It's not $1billion. http://blog.andreas.com/2012/04/13/1-billion-is-actually/ …
  • 6 Apr: Eyetracking analysis of FB Timeline: Banner, apps, & pinned story ignored, confused layout. See http://www.allfacebook.com/simple-usability-timeline-pages-2012-04 …
  • 4 Apr: Need info, data, stats, etc. for mobile? Best resource: GSMA. Global association for the mobile industry. http://www.gsma.com
  • 31 Mar: 12 FB "upgraded" 37m business pages to Timeline yesterday. I estimate about 75% (28m) were updated involuntarily.
  • 28 Mar: 12 If you show up in SEO, why pay for ads? However, studies show BOTH organic & paid ads get more traffic. http://bit.ly/GYo791
  • 27 Mar: 12 The CMO Council's March newsletter published my notes on FB's switch to timelines for company pages. See http://www.marketingmagnified.com/#feature2
  • 20 Mar: 12 What type of apps are most popular? http://fb.me/1g1OQjSfM
  • 19 Mar: 12 Email? Mom, what's "email"? 63% of teens use text messaging daily. Only 39% make phone calls. 29% send messages... http://fb.me/stD1fpMI
  • 15 Mar: 12 Just the Facts: Google is going to get rid of links. No money in that anyway. They'll just show you the answer to... http://fb.me/19wPEdg1S
  • 15 Mar: 12 Yahoo sues FB over patents. What's the secret history? Oh, yes, there's a very dark secret here. FB will pay... http://fb.me/1rlgKCyn0
  • 8 Mar: 12 And here is Bloomingdales, which switched to new FB format. Bloomie's put a big orange illustration at the top.... http://fb.me/1z1f6MjM9
  • 8 Mar: 12 A friend asked me about the diff for companies with old FB and new FB. Here's a side-by-side comparison. Here is... http://fb.me/1rmsf0nw6
  • 8 Mar: 12 FB released an updated IPO filing. At p. 24, they state 5-6% of accounts may be fake and 5% of traffic may be... http://fb.me/1eYz8CKb9
  • 7 Mar: 12 The new iPad is called "iPad", not "iPad 3". So if I have an old iPad, I can say I have the new iPad because it's also an iPad?
  • 5 Mar Kaitlyn ‏@KaitlynWilkins
  • Check out my piece in AdAge on brand adoption of Facebook Timeline! http://adage.com/article/cmo-strategy/adopt-facebook-timeline-migrate/233094/ …
  • 6 Mar: 12 @KaitlynWilkins Liked your article at AdAge re: FB Timeline. See what I wrote at http://facebook.com/andreas.work
  • 6 Mar: 12 Google Play: Okay, Sergey, so Google Music was a failure. Let's rename it as Google Play! They'll really like it this time!
  • 6 Mar: 12 @drsidshah hey, what do u think of FB's changes? this affects EF, no? see what i wrote at http://facebook.com/andreas.work
  • 5 Mar: 12 Facebook Fan Pages: What Changed and What Does This Mean? On March 1st, Facebook (FB) rolled out the biggest... http://fb.me/1aiu3HJHS
  • 1 Mar: 12 A friend sent this over: He's managing the digital marketing at large company. He lowered cost-per-click (CPC) by... http://fb.me/10eEMxN7Y
  • 1 Mar: 12 Meanwhile, newspapers continue their death plunge. Their revenues is at the level of 1950. Must-read article at... http://fb.me/1KAPYTaek
  • 29 Feb: 12 Oops, FB did it again. FB changed the layout of all fan pages. It now uses the Timeline layout. My hand-coded... http://fb.me/1AhLsLI7g
  • 29 Feb: 12 Wait! A customer just entered the store! Something's happening at Google+. G+ traffic has doubled in the last few... http://fb.me/1pps03TDc
  • 28 Feb: 12 "iPad III: Revenge of the Nork." The saga continues. In this episode, the Nork kidnap Princess Lulilee and...... http://fb.me/1DTseWVpB
  • 24 Feb: 12 Will a Do Not Track rule affect behavioral retargeting (remarketing)? A) Firefox added a Do-Not-Track button four... http://fb.me/ylyfqtH8
  • 22 Feb: 12 No Benjamins on FB. Gap, Nordstorms, and JC Pennys shut down their FB stores. No sales. FB is good for many... http://fb.me/1kbx7yZjQ
  • 16 Feb: 12 How do you say G+ in Chinese? Hexie? Let's sing in three-part harmony... hmm... I only hear the sound of... http://fb.me/1LXpZWFQ0
  • 14 Feb: 12 It's your choice: Do you want old, limited, basic Google Search? Or join the New! Enhanced! Powerful! Super!... http://fb.me/149Am6afv
  • 14 Feb: 12 It's a really good thing that Steve is dead... Apple lost the rights to the name iPad in China. And since iPads... http://fb.me/19Nw6Lp1G
  • 14 Feb: 12 Numbers: I reached a milestone today: I've spent $1 million of Google's money. I manage the Google Foundation... http://fb.me/14OlJtyLG
  • 9 Feb: 12 Twitter is rolling out a new interface. It's available to some people, but not others. http://fb.me/1vICmsEQk
  • 9 Feb: 12 http://techcrunch.com/2012/02/08/thismoment-acquires-position2-becomes-full-service-promotion-engine/ … http://fb.me/1EAmeVRLx
  • 9 Feb: 12 http://techcrunch.com/2012/02/08/thismoment-acquires-position2-becomes-full-service-promotion-engine/ …
  • 8 Feb: 12 Google Waves... Now called Ripples:-) You post in G+, people pass your post on to other people, and that shows up as a Ripples graph.
  • 8 Feb: 12 The Numbers: Per SEC filings: Has FB peaked? FB added 248MM (to total 608MM) in 2010; FB added 237MM (total... http://fb.me/1v0CBamXX
  • 7 Feb: 12 Pinterest: Yeah, yeah, another tool. I keep hearing about this one, more and more lately, so I'll sign up for it... http://fb.me/Qlg2RX77
  • 6 Feb: 12 Client's Question #6: "How much is our competitor spending?" Although a number of companies offer tools that... http://fb.me/tp37NwNK
  • 3 Feb: 12 Komen reversed their decision. They will support Planned Parenthood. http://bit.ly/wf7dfx
  • 3 Feb: 12 More Numbers: - Google Search has 66% US market share. In many other countries, G has 90% or more. More than... http://fb.me/Pj2guAgS
  • 3 Feb: 12 The Numbers: Android phone activations are now 700,000 per day.
  • 2 Feb: 12 The Halo Effect is real: Zynga's stock shot up from $10 to $12.70 on the news of FB's IPO. http://fb.me/1cUeI1dAy
  • 31 Jan: 12 FB to IPO tomorrow for only $5B? Apparently they're going to do a (very) small IPO. http://fb.me/sP1tKbxV
  • 30 Jan: 12 Forbes makes a few good points on why the FB IPO won't matter: a) The stock is wildly overvalued and will drop... http://fb.me/WJDCw2kZ
  • 29 Jan: 12 Added the G+ badge to my website. The trick is to find your G+ ID. I went to my G+ profile, clicked on Circles,... http://fb.me/14Dg8tJiz
  • 29 Jan: 12 Added the G+ badge to my website. The trick is to find your G+ ID, it's a long string of numbers. I went to G+... http://fb.me/1jpvf2GlC
  • 28 Jan: 12 Affiliate Marketing: Most web scams are affiliates. You want to sell your product (say, embroidered pillows). You... http://fb.me/DX1kJw4d
  • 27 Jan: 12 Who does Google think you are? Find out. See what Google knows about you. http://fb.me/15cbqrWJz
  • 25 Jan: 12 A white paper on the use of Google+ for corporate marketing and communications.... http://fb.me/PBkdUQaT
  • 25 Jan: 12 A review of over 100 top corporate websites: effectiveness, message, contact, etc. Very useful document. http://fb.me/1Bu54mUbG
  • 23 Jan: 12 I read Byron Sharp's book "How Brands Grow" (2011, Oxford) this weekend. It was mentioned by Google in their... http://fb.me/1E9ihI34V
  • 20 Jan 12: More about Google Quality Raters. They're the 10,000 humans who review sites for Google. Yes, that's right:... http://fb.me/1wf6SPsjd
  • 19 Jan 12: The anti-SOPA protests had an effect. This shows how congress critters switched their positions on SOPA. http://fb.me/Zemcmqd7
  • 19 Jan 12: "G+ Your World" (or whatever Google is calling it this week). Several conversations in the last few days about... http://fb.me/1FlDUvNgB
  • 19 Jan 12: Hurry up with that FB IPO! Kids in India are getting tired of social media. http://fb.me/1rLcsGglI
  • 16 Jan 12: India plans to build 1,000 universities and 50,000 colleges in the next ten years. By comparison, the total... http://fb.me/1luvvSSo9
  • 10 Jan 12: The article matches what we've been seeing in the last six months: Google gives priority to sites with high... http://fb.me/K2QtXcwm
  • 9 Jan 12: The Numbers: or, Zynga finds out that it's not a game. Their stock is now at $8.00. http://fb.me/1m6xWbh71
  • 3 Jan 12: Google Correlate lets you enter a term so you can see if it matches what is happening in the world. It also finds... http://fb.me/178snKAUM
  • 3 Jan 12: Want to see your competitors' image ads (banner ads)? Try http://www.moat.com http://fb.me/1BZop4T2Z
  • 2011 ===================
  • 27 Dec 11: While everyone is still napping from the holidays, I got yet another Google certification.
  • 27 Dec 11: I wrote about the Steve Jobs bio. What was he like as a person and as a businessman, and whether we can learn... http://fb.me/17Zbsmun8
  • 22 Dec 11: If ATT can't buy T-Mobile, did they sabotage it? My T-Mobile phone won't receive calls today. Is the T-Mobile system down everywhere?
  • 21 Dec 11: Psst! Hey, you! Yeah, you. Come here. Wanna tip? It's worth a billion. Yeah, a billion. Here's the tip: Figure... http://fb.me/VOU3XXN5
  • 19 Dec 11: Oh, somewhere in this favored land, the sun is shining bright, The band is playing somewhere, and somewhere... http://fb.me/1lyGWBPDV
  • 16 Dec 11: Free tech support (Really. No gimmicks.) Answers and help for everything about your computer or digital devices.... http://fb.me/1lalmBgrJ
  • 16 Dec 11: Are you a media planner? Looking for a job? Live in the SF Bay Area? There are several openings. Email me.
  • 16 Dec 11: Zynga IPOed today and... well, it could have been worse. They opened at $10 and closed at $9.98. Anyway. They... http://fb.me/UMIx09Q4
  • 15 Dec 11: "Sir, the drone went rogue." Something's happening with Google Insights. On Saturday, Dec. 10, the lights went... http://fb.me/Tyw0cgiW
  • 15 Dec 11: Tips and ideas on social and marketing from Yahoo's new magazine. (The magazine is at... http://fb.me/C7GbFt0i
  • 13 Dec 11: Here's a free copy of my eBook on KPIs. Learn how to use LTV (Lifetime Value), CPL (Cost-per-Lead), etc. to... http://fb.me/1i0cYdqT6
  • 12 Dec 11: Germany is building a vast solar energy farm in North Africa that will provide electricity for all of Europe. http://fb.me/1xJtVjBuw
  • 8 Dec 11: A flexible transparent tablet that makes the iPad look like stone tablets? Here's Samsung's ideas for what these... http://fb.me/1dd4dlj8z
  • 8 Dec 11: Thinking of switching to ATT? Think some more. http://fb.me/uGALQYVl
  • 7 Dec 11: Looking for your next job? Curious about salaries in your area? Here are salaries for SEO/PPC/SEM directors,... http://fb.me/1yk5VShcm
  • 7 Dec 11: A friend asked about SEO. Here's my reply: Most books and articles about SEO were written 3-5 years ago. At that... http://fb.me/1b5wzewRy
  • 1 Dec 11: Is Google against you? Yes, pretty much. Here's a good summary of Google's current SEO status. There are... http://fb.me/1rSCvxf2s
  • 30 Nov 11: Adobe bought Efficient Frontier this morning. It makes a nice accompaniment for its acquisition of Omniture last... http://fb.me/1iiTzj3rJ
  • 30 Nov 11: The most useful app on my phone is a bar code scanner. I can check prices to see if it's cheaper at other stores.... http://fb.me/1f7lz2xBk
  • 23 Nov 11: Google Waves Goodbye... Google is shutting down Google Wave. They waited until everyone left for T-Day holiday and... http://fb.me/AwZVJzTG
  • 21 Nov 11: Something horrible has happened at Adsense. I think they're all dead. I've been trying to contact Adsense for six... http://fb.me/182IJYjWL
  • 16 Nov 11: Google Music launched. You can upload up to 20,000 songs and listen to your music on any computer, tablet (incl.... http://fb.me/1fZXlLKAO
  • 15 Nov 11: Are video war games just another way to do gay needlepoint? http://fb.me/xAqa2r2i
  • 14 Nov 11: I'm reading about microformats for SEO and came across a new project. Last week, a jobs database was released that... http://fb.me/LEi9gSdI
  • 14 Nov 11: Another change gives priority to official sites. Google writes: "We try hard to give our users the most relevant... http://fb.me/vbVNGwd7
  • 14 Nov 11: Google made a number of changes to their search engine. In one change, they put more emphasis on recent... http://fb.me/1gJ1DU2sY
  • 11 Nov 11: Fast Company writes about he SV tech wars: Google vs. Apple vs. Amazon vs. Facebook. Some interesting points... http://fb.me/1fDIC3sg9
  • 11 Nov 11: "Wait! I just saw it move! It's alive!" Something's happening at Google+. There's been a slight uptick in... http://fb.me/FizZr5bD
  • 10 Nov 11: Alright already. I ordered the Steve Jobs bio. I'll read it over Turkey Weekend.
  • 9 Nov 11: David doesn't sleep: he has degrees in computers and law, runs a startup, writes books, and does a video blog,... http://fb.me/Pc5PeeuE
  • 8 Nov 11: Which came first? The chicken or the iPhone? Android was founded in 2003 and bought by Google in 2005. The first iPhone appeared in 2007.
  • 8 Nov 11: We took over a Google Adwords account. The previous agency got $297.78 CPLs (cost-per-lead) at a 0.9% conversion... http://fb.me/1oUi8yamr
  • 3 Nov 11: Working with an intern. He said he chose marketing because he hated math. Guess what?:-) http://fb.me/19ry9rUsk
  • 28 Oct 11: The Numbers: Last quarter, Samsung shipped 27.8m smart phones. Apple shipped 17.1m, which just barely beat... http://fb.me/1nL0YuCgS
  • 20 Oct 11: Google continues to overhaul products. RSS Reader and GMail are due for major changes. They'll be tied closer to... http://fb.me/WFOMs22Q
  • 19 Oct 11: Summary of features in Android's Ice Cream Sandwich, to be available in Nov for 2.3+ Android devices. Some are... http://fb.me/1m7btQuD9
  • 17 Oct 11: Did Steve Jobs kill himself? His cancer was treatable, but he refused treatment. Why?... http://fb.me/17p2saIat
  • 14 Oct 11: How to Get Rich with Google!:-) Yes, you can get money every month from Google. But how? Here's what to do: 1)... http://fb.me/17ObgAgu2
  • 14 Oct 11: iPad3 next week, to be followed by iPad4...: Apple started production of iPad3. The iPad2 is reaching EOL... http://fb.me/KtW14Zpd
  • 14 Oct 11: 24% of Blackberry owners plan to switch? Make that 23%. I switched yesterday. I got so tired of the Blackberry... http://fb.me/HnhiwB9t
  • 13 Oct 11: A really good reason to get an Android. Your Android phone or tablet can translate 16 languages for you:... http://fb.me/1n9fr8PDW
  • 12 Oct 11: Turned on Timeline in FB. (It's still in beta, so only developers can see it.) It's somewhat like a blog. It also... http://fb.me/1fOtz4Pec
  • 12 Oct 11: "Don't cheer, boys!..." Things aren't so good at FB. More than half of FB's revenues come from gaming ($1.3B),... http://fb.me/116iSjgoV
  • 12 Oct 11: "Okay, so that didn't work. What now?" Google opened up Google+ on Sept. 20. Anyone could join. No secret... http://fb.me/18i8oMEqZ
  • 12 Oct 11: "Whoops!" A Google engineer wrote a long internal rant about the problems with G+ (and the problems with Google's... http://fb.me/1j6l7ZMgV
  • 12 Oct 11: Instead of "print media", shall we call it "fake media"? As much as 41% of the Wall Street Journal's European... http://fb.me/R0VUeXEM
  • 11 Oct 11: Tom Foremski, one of the leading tech journalists, launched a new website today for Silicon Valley news. Here's an... http://fb.me/QuIaWZBc
  • 11 Oct 11: Memorials to Steve Jobs at the Palo Alto Apple Store. http://fb.me/R1xHCUC7
  • 10 Oct 11: Facebook finally gets around to releasing a FB app for the iPad. http://fb.me/1muEU0Fv6
  • 10 Oct 11: Netflix drops Qwikster. This morning, they gave up on the idea of splitting Netflix into two services. Good decision.
  • 7 Oct 11: Tiangong, China's new space station, will be visible in Palo Alto tonight. It'll be easy to see: Look at... http://fb.me/1bK2oelB4
  • 7 Oct 11: A very funny interview. FB says advertisers should stop looking at CTR and conversions. Yeah, right. The only... http://fb.me/132GZz03B
  • 6 Oct 11: The computer industry is software and chips, but it is also people with brilliant visions: Andrew Grove, Bill... http://fb.me/1dBVazVDf
  • 13 Sep 11: Twitterlytics? Tweetalytics? Twitter Analytics? Twitter is releasing a reporting tool. Beta for a few days and the... http://fb.me/NXaaVQUZ
  • 13 Sep 11: Tim Berners-Who? My Klout score (48) is higher than Tim Berners-Lee (47). Klout and PeerIndex are good ideas, but... http://fb.me/102UtGM77
  • 13 Sep 11: "I'm not dead yet! I think I'll go for a walk!" Interest in Google+ is at 3% of its peak in mid-July. It's been... http://fb.me/wuw2zdda
  • 12 Sep 11: Does PPC affect offline sales? Google tested four major food brands in various markets. When they turned on PPC,... http://fb.me/14g43GhuM
  • 11 Sep 11: Built an iFrame page for a friend's company page at Facebook. FB certainly makes this needlessly convoluted. But it works!:-)
  • 9 Sep 11: TechnoMoms: 83% of moms now research online if they see a TV commercial that interests them. If you show a TV ad,... http://fb.me/DrS9DkvI
  • 9 Sep 11: Google released a (free) 75-page ebook on real-time marketing. Lots of data. It may also signal a shift in... http://fb.me/1hqeH3lUX
  • 6 Sep 11: ROI in Social Media: What to measure and why. Here's a clear article on metrics for social media. http://fb.me/1afxdyIef
  • 29 Aug 11: Google = Evil. Google was busted in a major sting operation. A fugitive drug dealer turned informant and helped... http://fb.me/SIQFV9S6
  • 29 Aug 11: Why does G+ require real names? What is their goal? It is a bank? http://fb.me/Yj4pISLd
  • 29 Aug 11: Google Analytics turned on Multichannel Attribution tool for all accounts. It's free. Go to your Google... http://fb.me/12FDhoewd
  • 29 Aug 11 Janet Fouts ‏@jfouts
  • Have you tried out Google Analytics new Multi-Channel Funnels feature? This is going to be very useful. http://j.mp/nVJkT8
  • 28 Aug 11 Nick ‏@nicholasbs
  • BREAKING: The scene in Park Slope is worsening as residents scavenge for the Sunday Times and a place to brunch.
  • 27 Aug 11: Webcams in NYC: A bit of rain, not much else. People strolling around. These are high-res large image webcams. http://fb.me/LFe1TfIr
  • 27 Aug 11: Google+ or Google-? Google+ has reached a new low: It's down to 5% of the peak. Click the link to see the chart. http://fb.me/1gU7TJgXV
  • 26 Aug 11: Lots of examples, ideas, and projects at Facebook Studio. http://fb.me/1aBOKwuHr
  • 26 Aug 11: 5-Star Reviews for $5? It's turned into an industry. http://fb.me/Wspdfg21
  • 25 Aug 11: How to improve your company's revenue by 20%? Easy. Just add a bit of... http://fb.me/HdtojeDm
  • 24 Aug 11: More details from the WSJ on Steve Jobs' resignation. http://fb.me/QmAZ65pJ
  • 24 Aug 11: Steve Jobs resigned just now. Assigned Tim Cook as the new CEO. http://fb.me/183cIzzbq
  • 24 Aug 11: FB shuts down its Facebook Places (a clone of Foursquare). http://fb.me/VFMHYBWw
  • 24 Aug 11: Yesterday's earthquake would never have happened on Nixon's watch. You simply cannot trust liberals to protect America.
  • 24 Aug 11: Take that, East Coast! We have just had two earthquakes in about 12 hours. You know what we call that in SF? Wednesday. #Earthquake in SF
  • 24 Aug 11: Thinking about paying for content at eHow, Hubspot, Demand Media, etc.? Think again. Google's change in the... http://fb.me/Dh54RTK0
  • 23 Aug 11 Overheard: "Are we going to make something of ourselves or are we going to work at Starbucks."
  • 23 Aug 11: Despite what His Steveness says, Apple didn't invent tablets. That was already done in 1968. Another... http://fb.me/10tdGmeHk
  • 23 Aug 11: A scientific basis for free coffee and donuts at work and school? http://fb.me/Frz0PAEC
  • 19 Aug 11: Here's the background on why a few European companies have tens of thousands of mobile device patents. http://fb.me/yshpYwsp
  • 18 Aug 11: "Okay, boss, we're in with the "Kids & Cabernet" demographic, but we've lost the moms." Who's using Google+? The... http://fb.me/17yBt3XQ3
  • 18 Aug 11: HP buys Autonomy for $3b. http://fb.me/CqVr0PhY
  • 18 Aug 11: Did Google just totally screw up? Look at this Nielsen chart for cell phone market share. Apple = 28%; Google... http://fb.me/GdVUySHR
  • 17 Aug 11: GMail Translator: Did you know Gmail can translate your emails from other languages? In Gmail, go to the little... http://fb.me/1eJWBFt9S
  • 17 Aug 11: SES SF 2011: The main trade show for SEO is on this week in SF... and I didn't go. It's the first time I've... http://fb.me/1cvsEDWMK
  • 16 Aug 11: Groupon has no business model and no profits. It doesn't work at a small scale and it still doesn't work on a... http://fb.me/y6JqrxXN
  • 16 Aug 11: Facebook? Like, whatever. 24% of 18-29-year olds are bored with social media. Another 31% say it's not so much fun... http://fb.me/TuRrRBLt
  • 15 Aug 11: Google + Motorola? There's a few good reasons and many bad reasons. http://fb.me/tefJbcyq
  • 14 Aug 11: It appears FB has released Power Editor, an ad editor that uses its API, similar to Keyword Editor for GAW. We... http://fb.me/144p8tcdn
  • 12 Aug 11: Google+ Flatline? G+ is down at 10-11% for the last week. No movement. http://fb.me/GNnNyAFg
  • 11 Aug 11: “These days, it’s becoming clear that innovation flourishes best not on devices but in the social spaces between... http://fb.me/10wX8knfo
  • 11 Aug 11: FB now allows ad targeting by zip code. http://fb.me/RwGhJct3
  • 9 Aug 11: Twitter adds pixs to tweets. Many changes are coming soon.
  • 9 Aug 11: Twitter adds images! Yippee! pic.twitter.com/irwD2nB
  • 8 Aug 11: Infoworld's article about Google's structural problems. G spends $3.8b on R&D, yet earns only $1.2b from... http://fb.me/171cn3GM2
  • 8 Aug 11: London's Riots Don't Use Twitter: (37%) of British teens use BlackBerry Messenger (BBM). It allows one-to-many... http://fb.me/13D2EN2Td
  • 7 Aug 11: Watching the riots in London. Kids are using Twitter to arrange flash mob attacks on stores. 100 kids show up,... http://fb.me/FYVFGXRw
  • 5 Aug 11: Are oil companies are using fake Twitter accounts to manipulate public opinion? http://fb.me/183Yb77rV
  • 5 Aug 11: Does Google innovate? In ten years, Google has earned some $150-200b. They've hired 20-30,000 top engineers.... http://fb.me/16wY1a23j
  • 4 Aug 11: Looking for a job? I put this together for friends: The job sites with the most postings for digital jobs:... http://fb.me/1cBTsF2Zw
  • 4 Aug 11: Looking at @PeerIndex. Similar to Klout. http://bit.ly/yourPI
  • 4 Aug 11: Klout Scores: Good article with analysis of the impact of celebrity tweets for various campaigns. Graphs and... http://fb.me/Tt4eBzuF
  • 3 Aug 11: The (Fake?) Numbers: 85% of the Twitter followers of the top GOP candidates are fake. 98% of Gingrich's... http://fb.me/GJbihDaO
  • 2 Aug 11: Check out that chart. Google+ is sinking. http://fb.me/17c1FqIOY
  • 2 Aug 11: The good news: Newt Gingrich has 1.3 million followers in Twitter. The bad news: Only 8% are human. http://fb.me/19oL6mc1s
  • 2 Aug 11: Michael Vick (some sort of person in sports) has a website that is entirely a social media site. Very clever. http://fb.me/18X4APhUI
  • 2 Aug 11: A good summary (w lots of numbers) about social media: the current state and the near future. From the Position2... http://fb.me/BdDniGAr
  • 30 Jul 11: You can't hide. Google+ has decided people can't have private profiles in Google anymore. On Monday, they're going... http://fb.me/t07Z8tuk
  • 29 Jul 11: EOD, EOW, EOM. End of Day, Week, and Month. Whew! I thought computers were supposed to be labor-saving devices. A... http://fb.me/12Bf5L7Jz
  • 28 Jul 11: What's with the emergency siren in Foster City? (11:27 am) Earthquake? Floods? Godzilla? Lindsay Lohan?
  • 27 Jul 11: July 27, 1981: Microsoft release DOS. Yep, DOS has its birthday today. It's 30 years old. Remember how to write... http://fb.me/19ZaGZxkL
  • 27 Jul 11: In 1995, I worked at SGI. A few years later, SGI collapsed and the empty building was taken over by Google.... http://fb.me/HEHeTMSM
  • 27 Jul 11: Acxiom announces new CEO: Scott Howe, former VP at Microsoft. http://fb.me/BVXST0Et
  • 27 Jul 11: Acxiom announces new CEO: Scott Howe, formerly from Microsoft. http://bit.ly/nFLTsn
  • 25 Jul 11: Wordstream's chart of the most expensive verticals for keywords in Google Adwords PPC. http://fb.me/YbPjEH01
  • 24 Jul 11: Today's Chart: Shows the trend for interest in Google+. It peaked on release and is now downwards. It hasn't... http://fb.me/153ARTfHJ
  • 22 Jul 11: News from Norway at bt.no and ba.no (in Norwegian). #norge #norway
  • 22 Jul 11: America's Fastest Growing City is... Bieber, California? Yep. Bieber (pop. 312) now has 5,721 people (18.3X... http://fb.me/1bUYDtbLb
  • 20 Jul 11: Any guesses when Google will start placing ads on Google+? Will G+ show text ads or banner ads? I'm guessing... http://fb.me/15jHgEYIJ
  • 20 Jul 11: Big in Brazil: Exame, the leading Brazilian business magazine, interviewed me last week about SEO and social... http://fb.me/PZCd2LnZ
  • 19 Jul 11: Interest in G+ spiked, fell, rose a bit, and fell again. It's currently half of what it was two weeks ago. Click... http://fb.me/KYYSkKT2
  • 18 Jul 11: Notes + pixs from my trip to Saudi Arabia. What it's like. http://bit.ly/qkOTX4
  • 15 Jul 11: And here's an article from Stanford's business newsletter. Parents, get rid of your kid's iPad. Let's start with... http://fb.me/1anxgOiPF
  • 15 Jul 11: Another good article at HBR. A brand isn't just a slogan. It includes your people, your customer service, and more. http://fb.me/13428qrXK
  • 14 Jul 11: Google did $9b in Q2/2011. That's $36b/year. Facebook may possibly make $1b in advertising for 2011 (more than... http://fb.me/xLtkzimc
  • 14 Jul 11: Twitter is about to add advertising. http://fb.me/BL1N7sKS
  • 13 Jul 11: Good article from Harvard Business Review about social media strategies. Lots of ideas, examples, and data here. http://fb.me/Bt7yK1xo
  • 11 Jul 11: Google iRiver: Only $139 at Target. It's a clone of the Kindle book reader. http://fb.me/K1hk8d4J
  • 7 Jul 11: Kids sleep w their cell phones under their pillows so they won't miss a text message. They're getting 30 text... http://fb.me/wE52MuDi
  • 6 Jul 11: Now with ice! Blackberrys now freeze once a day. They updated the OS a month ago, but whoops! It crashes several... http://fb.me/xCid6cpW
  • 6 Jul 11: FB's "awesome launch"? Video chat via Skype in FB. That's it?
  • 1 Jul 11: Interesting discussion about Google+ ; It could replace Twitter. Twitter is, okay, really lousy software. All of... http://fb.me/tPYIoBqW
  • 1 Jul 11: Zynga filed for an IPO today. Those play-dollars turn into green dollars.
  • 1 Jul 11: Google is adding social metrics to Google Analytics. It can now track/display the +1 activity. But it's not a... http://fb.me/QT5M9TiW
  • 30 Jun 11: SV Poker: You bid $2 and I'll raise $3... If Google talks about Google+, then FB said this morning they will... http://fb.me/NsWLGAk6
  • 28 Jun 11: "Google+" is Google's upcoming social platform. A few people have seen it. Here's a description. To get people... http://fb.me/18ZwqiDgM
  • 28 Jun 11: Matt asked me about Google +1. I put it on my andreas.com site. It has 30-50,000 monthly visitors. Only two... http://fb.me/18qpVYtW6
  • 27 Jun 11: Leo Hugo (Acxiom UK) send this. I’ve been saying this for months: there is a major change going on with the web.... http://fb.me/Yv9g0qWU
  • 27 Jun 11: PeerIndex is a Klout clone. If you sign up, they'll start spamming your followers. Avoid.
  • 24 Jun 11: Comcast was getting hammered over the service guy sleeping on the sofa and other service problems, so Frank... http://fb.me/TbLKUcFQ
  • 24 Jun 11: Numbers: Projected display revenues for 2012: Facebook ($2.87b), Yahoo ($1.85b) and Google ($1.82b) according to... http://fb.me/105erdFRT
  • 23 Jun 11: Bit by bit... Okay, the new blog is up. No content yet, but it's up. I've also created archive pages of my blog... http://fb.me/13q63tnRA
  • 23 Jun 11: Community Manager: Looking for someone to moderate comments in Facebook and Twitter. Work from home. Weekly... http://fb.me/PQKRDjKj
  • 22 Jun 11: A page is available ONLY if you have a high Klout score? Losers go away? A new idea at Klout. Check this out. http://fb.me/17PYsgfeB
  • 21 Jun 11: A tweet here, a tweet there... You can create Twitter feeds on topics and add these to your web pages. See an... http://fb.me/XQXg06tm
  • 20 Jun 11: A job-screening company now archives everything on FB for 7 years. Even if you delete it, they keep it. They offer... http://fb.me/MijnxAbI
  • 18 Jun 11: This Sunday: World Music Day in Palo Alto. 3-7:30. Free. 50 music groups.
  • 17 Jun 11: I'm speaking on the impact of social on SEO. Bay Area Health Care Breakfast Club, June 30, 7:30 am. RSVP to... http://fb.me/13MFpA8ai
  • 17 Jun 11: I'm speaking on the impact of social on SEO. Bay Area Health Care Breakfast Club, June 30, 7:30 am. RSVP to BreakfastClub@PillsburyLaw.com
  • 17 Jun 11: Saudi Revolution... by women driving cars? Women are defying the ban. Go, girl! http://bit.ly/jff7jG http://fb.me/14Ke0amL6
  • 17 Jun 11: New Word: tMail = Terrestial mail. Another word for snail mail. Mail sent via the post office, such as post... http://fb.me/13JXRlPPl
  • 16 Jun 11: Pew's interesting report on the use of social. Lots of good stats here for your next presentation.... http://fb.me/SEYxtARx
  • 15 Jun 11: Key people at Acxiom and their Klout scores. http://klout.com/#/list/295 http://fb.me/11Wop1Dky
  • 15 Jun 11 Target & Safeway cafes soon RT @VegasBiLL: New mobile payment app by @Starbucks for Android users, java junkies http://engt.co/lItSlQ
  • 15 Jun 11: Watch the moon eclipse via the web. Starts at 11a Calif. http://fb.me/13NGIycXd
  • 14 Jun 11: Yelp: Still at it. The following happened to a friend's business. Yelp asked her to pay for "Premium Service." She... http://fb.me/tUifh8Iu
  • 13 Jun 11: 6m US members quit FB last month. Another 1.5m Canadians also quit FB. Too early to tell if this is a trend.
  • 10 Jun 11: Creepy: Have you noticed that people are using the word "creepy" lately? Yep, it has doubled in the last few... http://fb.me/GTKF2ykq
  • 10 Jun 11 Matt Smith ‏@matthewepsmith "a smart way to test social as a means to grow e-commerce": P&G running ecommerce through Facebook. http://yhoo.it/l2yDiY
  • 10 Jun 11: Our Acxiom Creative team has won 27 awards in email marketing, display, websites, etc. See their site for lots of... http://fb.me/SFd7oNJz
  • 10 Jun 11: Big step at FB: Agency accounts. You can now manage multiple client accounts via one login. Very useful. http://fb.me/X5YByFhM
  • 10 Jun 11: DMNews' List of Top Agencies: Acxiom is #1 ($639m). And we did it with a tenth of the team compared to #2! (470... http://fb.me/WlnQxpRv
  • 10 Jun 11: Another social-enabled site: EatmorChikn.com. It's made to be passed along virally in FB, Twitter, etc. They don’t... http://fb.me/OAdeGL7l
  • 9 Jun 11: Have you noticed people at conferences are using their twitter IDs, not their email addresses?
  • 9 Jun 11 Chris Marriott ‏@CSMarriott As an ad:tech advisor, I wanted to mention the call for speakers for ad:tech New York (Nov. 8-10). Submit here: http://bit.ly/kDIxRa
  • 8 Jun 11: What is your webpage saying? Use Wordle to create a tag cloud (free). At a glance, you see the main topics on... http://fb.me/13baTYitj
  • 8 Jun 11: Compendium is a RSS-enabled blog platform built for social media. It lets a company build a social-enabled web... http://fb.me/vd9CFs7j
  • 8 Jun 11: Here's another website that depends on social media for its distribution. It's being promoted in Twitter and FB. http://fb.me/12SHtvbCc
  • 8 Jun 11: Added the Google +1 button to my andreas.com site. Let's see what that does.
  • 6 Jun 11: Gmail and other Google tools work (mostly) in China. It works for 5-10 minutes, and then there is a very long... http://fb.me/AqNM9cJw
  • 6 Jun 11: Connectivity in China was mostly good. Super fast + free wifi in Shanghai Pudong airport. Hen hao! Beijing Hilton... http://fb.me/W68q4BlJ
  • 6 Jun 11: So that's why Apple never has virus problems. They just deny it!:-) http://fb.me/13V8HDX8u
  • 6 Jun 11: Job: Digital Media Supervisor. See http://www.linkedin.com/jobs?viewJob=&jobId=1664496 (no recruiters) http://fb.me/LcRXgxki
  • 6 Jun 11: Job: Media Planner at Acxiom. See http://www.linkedin.com/jobs?viewJob=&jobId=1664633 http://fb.me/13Kxar9OU
  • 5 Jun 11: Fakebook? FB has 700m users. About 45% are between 12-24 years old (i.e., 315m users). Talking with young friends,... http://fb.me/AyGaxGDv
  • 5 Jun 11: Groupon lost a staggering $313m in Q4 and it hasn't paid its merchants. They will IPO simply to make money to... http://fb.me/RmiHRRVy
  • 5 Jun 11: Back from China. Posted lots of pixs at my personal FB page (facebook .com / andreas.ramos) I'll add notes here... http://fb.me/C26NtoCP
  • 4 Jun 11: Landed at SFO. Home again.
  • 27 May 11: We're slowing coming out of Google's Dark Cloud. Because Google was focused on indexing, everything else was... http://fb.me/SvzOZBeN
  • 27 May 11: Social-enabled sites (SES), in contrast, aren't concerned about ranking in Google. The goal is to engage with... http://fb.me/u7ZjM57a
  • 27 May 11: Traditional pages are Google-compliant. They were rebuilt in the early 2000s to allow Google's spider to crawl the... http://fb.me/zZh51s2Z
  • 27 May 11: Traditional websites are based on HTML, etc. They are basically static pages that hold content (primarily, text).
  • 27 May 11: In contrast, a social-enabled page is RSS-enabled. It uses RSS to allow the page's content to be pushed into other... http://fb.me/Yw0cXpko
  • 27 May 11: Here comes a series of notes about social-enabled websites.
  • 27 May 11: I posted 50 photos from my trip to Saudi Arabia at my personal page in Facebook. Go there to see the photos.
  • 26 May 11: For those who asked about social sites for kids: Togetherville.com (Social Network), ClubPenguin.com (by Disney) &... http://fb.me/YDSlMQ8b
  • 26 May 11: I'm rebuilding andreas.com to make it into a social-enabled website. I'll blog about the structure, the tools,... http://fb.me/10GAAqTKv
  • 26 May 11: Did you know iPhone (and iWhatever) blocks cookies? If a large part of your audience is iUsers, they're not... http://fb.me/V4PVjX5P
  • 25 May 11: @hs247 thanks. i guess i'll have to load up my iPad.
  • 25 May 11: Is there wifi on @united flights between San Francisco and Beijing?
  • 24 May 11: @Andreas_Ramos's Klout score is 42. What about you? http://beta.klout.com/Andreas_Ramos/score-analysis?n=tw&v=klout_score … @Klout
  • 24 May 11: @timkeller Tim, Many thanks for the social sites for kids. -- andreas
  • 24 May 11: Social metrics: Klout is basically PageRank for people. Just a Google came up with a metric for webpages,... http://fb.me/G1g0GsG6
  • 24 May 11: Klout numbers for Twitter: Add the Klout extension in Firefox or Chrome and you'll see Klout scores for everyone in your Twitter feed.
  • 24 May 11: I was selected for Nifty 50 (http://bit.ly/iDdIJp) along w David Aaker, Andres Silva, Kevin Randall, & Mark Burgess. http://fb.me/11QBb9HgQ
  • 24 May 11 Mark Burgess ‏@mnburgess
  • @Andreas_Ramos Congrats my friend on the #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men http://bit.ly/lipoGy via @tompick & @ckburgess #BWENY #socpharm
  • 24 May 11: We have @symantec Endpoint Protection. I get a notice every ten minutes that it did something successfully. How do I turn that off????
  • 24 May 11: With an IPO here, an IPO there, everywhere IPO... Yandex IPOed this morning. Currently at an $8b valuation (YNDX on Nasdaq).
  • 23 May 11: Twitter buys Tweetdeck for $40m. I wonder what will happen to the others. I like Hootsuite. I hope it survives.
  • 23 May 11: @timkeller , I'm looking for examples of social sites for kids. Do you know of any? There's Yahoo Kids. What else?
  • 23 May 11: FB Like buttons track you around the web. http://on.wsj.com/kLhTxU http://fb.me/XuGis7iu
  • 22 May 11: Now that LinkedIn has several billion dollars, will they fix it? It's rather primitive. Many things could be done to improve it.
  • 21 May 11: Egypt... in Spain? The youths in Spain are demonstrating. 150+ cities and spreading. Search for 15-M.
  • 20 May 11 Matt Smith ‏@matthewepsmith
  • #SMOC all about "Social Media Optimization". we've been thinking/practicing SEO = Social Engagement Optimization #SEO #Convergence
  • 19 May 11: At Acxiom Nashville today to meet people and talk about SEO and Twitter.
  • 18 May 11: Bing moves towards social search. This is a bold and significant move. http://fb.me/NEThBuam
  • 16 May 11: Obama is in Memphis.
  • 16 May 11: Trump quits. I wonder what crazy project he will start next.
  • 15 May 11: Wireless = C+. It's not easy to travel wireless. Flight to Florida: WIFI in flight ($10). On a resort island in... http://fb.me/NuYqiiEY
  • 15 May 11: Google makes 98% of its revenues on advertising. Yet it hates marketing and refuses to do marketing. That's why so... http://fb.me/VudqcgLH
  • 11 May 11: I'm at Acxiom MENA in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Lots of meetings and discussion. Gave presentations on the latest in... http://fb.me/YyVqIisO
  • 10 May 11: Are there any social media sites for kids? Kidsbook?
  • 10 May 11: Microsoft buys Skype, which has never made profit. In 2010, Skype had $860m in revenues with $7m in losses and... http://fb.me/MB96QU23
  • 7 May 11: We're parked on the runway. One hour late. Ah! Now takeoff. Bye!
  • 6 May 11: At Search Insider Summit conference, representing Acxiom. Many major corps are here, along w Facebook, Bing,... http://fb.me/PQLjPBvL
  • 6 May 11 Dharmesh Shah ‏@dharmesh Being a thought leader is challenging because it's hard to lead thoughts. It's like herding caffeinated cats.
  • 6 May 11: RT @drsidshah: I dont see the problem! Redirectors solve the 3rd party cookie issue. Nice writeup here http://bit.ly/e3cqjz #MPSIS
  • 6 May 11: RT @geoffshenk: Facebook Rolling Out Major Update to Ad Analytics with Audience Funnels and Reach Data http://www.insidefacebook.com/2011/05/05/ad-analytics-audience-funnels-reach/ … via...
  • 5 May 11: @DReynoldsGooch of @3M gave great preso on how 3M innovates in their digital online marketing. #mpsis
  • 5 May 11: RT @jbuscher: #mpsis @chrisbaggott You need to have tons of "similar situation" stories and get people talking about themselves.
  • 5 May 11: RT @clickequations: RT @MediaPostLive: Search Insider Summit is streaming live at http://mediapost.com/searchinsidersummit/ #MPSIS
  • 5 May 11: Lucinda. holt:you need expertise, quant, creative, and tech, and be good at all of these. #mpsis
  • 5 May 11: RT @telerob: RT @geoffshenk: 53 Zetabytes of data forecasted to be in use by 2020 according to #Google #mpsis
  • 5 May 11: Yes, I have an iPad charger. Sitting at front row #mpsis
  • 5 May 11: Google soon to release attribution tracking tool in their Analytics. Now in beta. #mpsis
  • 5 May 11: I too can't connect via SIS wifi. #mpsis
  • 5 May 11: At MediaPost Search Insider in Florida representing Acxiom. #mpsis
  • 4 May 11: @RoslynLayton There is a word in Spanish for that: conmocion. The emotion of a group.
  • 4 May 11: Yahoo's PPC revenues are falling fast. Not good. http://fb.me/PuazLYzC
  • 4 May 11 gail_nelson ‏@gail_nelson "Branding in the Age of Collaborative Consumption" - by @mcmaddox via @siegelgale http://bit.ly/mLe6QI
  • 3 May 11 choyberg ‏@choyberg "If u dont hire new intern w/in 60 days, full refund, no questions asked." internmatch awesomeness. http://www.internmatch.com/new_account/start
  • 4 May 11: Osama hid by being off the grid (no phone, web access, etc.), and that itself was a signal of hiding.
  • 2 May 11: Folks, I have two extra VIP passes for this. You pay only flight and hotel. http://fb.me/J0h9cGhe
  • 2 May 11: @mnburgess Do you have suggestions for other people to follow? Looking for people who are experts in social media.
  • 2 May 11: @klout Cool. When i logged in just now, it asked me to set up a new acct. It worked okay this morning.
  • 2 May 11: My @Klout lists just disappeared. It's asking me to create new lists. Bug? #klout
  • 2 May 11: @KanAugust Great photo! thanks!
  • 2 May 11: @zazzle Nice that you're adding company branding to a fire. People are injured. How about prod placement on bandages? #fire #redwoodcity
  • 2 May 11: There's lots of fertilizer at that area. Burns well. #fire #redwoodcity
  • 2 May 11: @kron4news pix coming!
  • 2 May 11: @RobertaCBS5 @cbs5 Guys, you're looking at reports? Ha! Stick your head out the window!
  • 2 May 11: We can easily see the fire from Foster City, 10 miles away. You can probably see it from Oakland, San Francisco, and San Jose.
  • 2 May 11: Huge plume of smoke from a fire in Redwood City or San Carlos.
  • 2 May 11: Big fire in Redwood City.
  • 2 May 11: RT @dharmesh: How Social Media Is Reshaping Marketing http://tnw.co/lPpgyo via @tnwsocialmedia @dannywong1190
  • 2 May 11: @CSMarriott Conversions are good. But it's not the full picture. Fill the funnel is also good. #mpeis
  • 2 May 11: Those are the tweets from the guy in Pakistan.
  • 1 May 11 Sohaib Athar ‏@ReallyVirtual
  • A huge window shaking bang here in Abbottabad Cantt. I hope its not the start of something nasty:-S
  • 1 May 11 Sohaib Athar ‏@ReallyVirtual Go away helicopter - before I take out my giant swatter:-/
  • 1 May 11 Sohaib Athar ‏@ReallyVirtual Helicopter hovering above Abbottabad at 1AM (is a rare event).
  • 1 May 11 Cassandre Snyder ‏@CassandreSnyder 66 Years ago today Adolf Hitler died. Today, another monster dies.
  • 1 May 11 mariianne crary ‏@mariiannebeth Obama got Osama!
  • 1 May 11 Shirley Lin ‏@ShirleyLinC But how do we know the death certificate is real? Nxt embassador 2 Pakistan- #DonaldTrump, to recover that long form! #binLaden #birthers
  • 1 May 11 Tee Morris ‏@TeeMonster "Ooops. I should've made that Foursquare check-in private. #4squareFAIL" — Osama Bin Laden's last tweet
  • 1 May 11: Is Osama bin Laden finally dead? http://bloom.bg/jkyq7S
  • 1 May 11: Bicycled to Stanford to see the new MBA building. Bought Tee Morris "All a Twitter" at Stanford's bookstore; quite good.
  • 1 May 11: FB: A friend's FB acct has a "Find Friends" feature that show friends of friends, with all sorts of filters... http://fb.me/JbWv287C
  • 30 Apr 11: Is China different? Different from what? If it's different from the West, then what is the West? Great essay about... http://fb.me/M9nawqD2
  • 29 Apr 11 shelby fero ‏@shelbyfero Every couple weeks I pour a little cocoa powder and hot milk down the sink as a pick me up for any struggling mole people.
  • 29 Apr 11: Do you have good examples of web sites that are social media-enabled? I'm looking for ideas!
  • 29 Apr 11 Hope Frank ‏@HopeFrank Nuptials buzz surpassed Egypt uprising and Japan earthquake #RoyalWedding #measure, kudos @drcasio @webtrends @mashab…http://lnkd.in/FAmZfd
  • 29 Apr 11: FB: You can now edit your comments. If you misspell or want to change something, you have about 12 seconds. Click... http://fb.me/FC0CbDI5
  • 28 Apr 11: @jfouts I see you also like Springbank. Great stuff!
  • 28 Apr 11: Dinner w Janet Fouts (author "Social Media Success"). 90 min of non-stop discussion about social media. See JanetFouts.com
  • 28 Apr 11: @borderlinephil I know! Never again an excuse "I don't have cash." No problem, I take all major credit cards!
  • 28 Apr 11: Shèjiāo méitǐ: That's "Social Media" in Chinese (社教媒体). You'd better learn that because it's big in China. 411m vs... http://fb.me/Z77dhzDz
  • 28 Apr 11: Square: that little thingy that lets people pay me w credit card on my iPad: It got $27m funding from Sequoia &... http://fb.me/WSITePW9
  • 28 Apr 11: Next book: "Marketing by the Numbers", by Leland Harden & Bob Heyman. How to measure and improve ROI.
  • 28 Apr 11: The world's largest website is in Sunnyvale? http://fb.me/vEQKLYIP
  • 27 Apr 11: @lynnerae #appnation What's in my fridge? I told him "Show me what I can make with an onion and two bottles of beer"! And he did!
  • 27 Apr 11: @abukai_news Sorry that I missed you. Sure, let's talk. andreas.ramos@acxiom.com
  • 27 Apr 11: #appnation Met lots of app startups. Each had a v small stand. Like a great high school science fair w billions of dollars:-)
  • 27 Apr 11: More cool apps at #appnation . Track your cell phone if it's lost. Remote delete. Multiple devices. Only $5/yr. TekTrak.com.
  • 27 Apr 11: #appnation OpenSignalMaps.com shows you cell phone strength and coverage for any provider. See how good (or weak) it is.
  • 27 Apr 11: #appnation Next up: Chris Marriott, EVP Acxiom to lead panel on privacy. Rm 104.
  • 27 Apr 11: #appnation Many cool apps and Tools. Sequoia has a booth. Never seen VCs w a booth. Mix of dev, VCs, marketing, ad agencies, etc. here.
  • 27 Apr 11: #appnation YumYumLabs' Recipes app. Open fridge, say what u have, it tells u what u can make. Free.
  • 27 Apr 11: #appnation joomo let's you build apps fast. And free.
  • 27 Apr 11: #appnation Klout has new interface. See your score trends, compare your score with 9 friends, etc. They also have a great way to monetize.
  • 27 Apr 11: #appnation listening to Siva Kumar talk about monetizing apps and mobile.
  • 27 Apr 11: #appnation theo skype says for Mixi (Japan's top social site), 85% of access is via mobile.
  • 27 Apr 11: Theo Skye. Of Medialets says. $44b in web ads and $13b for mobile by 2015. App nation
  • 27 Apr 11: RT @banane I'll be in confs. After 1:15, in rm 103. Appnation
  • 27 Apr 11: #appnation click rates in mobile drop from 3% to 1%.
  • 27 Apr 11: At AppNation. Lots of VCs and angels, along w their funded app teams. Sequoia has a big booth for their teams.
  • 27 Apr 11: Has anyone read this book?: "ROI of Social Media" by Guy Powell (Wiley).
  • 26 Apr 11: @banane Are you going to #appnation ?
  • 26 Apr 11: RT @HopeFrank: 3 Steps to effective Mobile Marketing @webtrends #measure http://on.fb.me/eRPDs2 http://lnkd.in/9MisQd
  • 26 Apr 11: @Shama Your book is quite good. Clean writing style. Do you have plans for the next book? Or an update?
  • 26 Apr 11: Acxiom is #1. Advertising Age names Acxiom as #1 ad agency. We're also #1 Top Direct and CRM Agencies in the US;... http://fb.me/voLCXrWd
  • 26 Apr 11: AppNation SF: A bunch of us from Acxiom will be there, incl. me. http://fb.me/TGQvGTBK
  • 25 Apr 11: @hjelming Yep! Mainland Chinese.
  • 25 Apr 11: Learning Chinese. Using Flashcard Deluxe for iPad by OrangeOrApple.com to make my own flashcards in Chinese, based... http://fb.me/WzHzr3QH
  • 25 Apr 11: Like or Send? FB introduces the "Send" button, which you can add to your web page so people can send the page... http://fb.me/JRj47L7C
  • 24 Apr 11: Five hour dinner last night with Raul Ramos. The conversation ranged across so many topics. Very delicious sangria by Ronda Broughton.
  • 24 Apr 11: Dawn Wynne's first book is coming out in a few weeks. DawnWynne.com.
  • 23 Apr 11: Meeting Raul Ramos, the author, this evening for drinks.
  • 22 Apr 11: Today's book: Rick Mathieson "The On-Demand Brand" (AMA, 2010). It's big marketing's approach to modern marketing.... http://fb.me/LhgqIu0d
  • 21 Apr 11: I'm looking for more books on social media. What's YOUR favorite book? Tell me and I'll buy it.
  • 21 Apr 11: Enterprise Social Media: Is that an oxymoron? How can a large company engage in social media in a way that can scale?
  • 21 Apr 11: RT @timsuther: Nice work from @KenshooSEM - putting the people back into paid search http://bit.ly/icuT4e
  • 21 Apr 11: Reading Shama Kabani's "Zen of Social Media Marketing." Yes, it's like zen: some are enlightened and many are not.... http://fb.me/zRLXtucr
  • 20 Apr 11 Tech Text ‏@TechTex: ”Restrepo” director Tim Hetherington killed in Libya http://goo.gl/fb/i9HA7 #TechText @techtect
  • 20 Apr 11: @larrymagid Yes, and Andy Grove is... Hungarian.
  • 20 Apr 11 Jeremiah Owyang ‏@jowyang: Panda Express is as Chinese as Taco Bell is Mexican, and McDonald's is Irish cuisine.
  • 20 Apr 11: Converting aquarium into terrarium. Silicone to seal it. Bought moss, soil, & plants. Want one? I have another 50-gal tank.
  • 20 Apr 11: Just added myself to the http://wefollow.com under #socialmedia #seo #ppc #analytics #acxiom
  • 20 Apr 11: Here's a clear description of Acxiom's PersonicX, written by Aaron Goldman. http://fb.me/VTp72WO3
  • 20 Apr 11: At Acxiom, several of us just sat through Covario's presentation for their "Organic Search Insight" tool. It's SEO... http://fb.me/W6Vl4EQn
  • 20 Apr 11: The 1% Rule: 1% of people create content, 9% modify it or add comments, and 90% view without interacting.
  • 20 Apr 11: The graphics design team at Acxiom bought four iPad2. I thought my iPad was slim and light until I picked up an... http://fb.me/wxyaI4yC
  • 20 Apr 11: Read half of Jim Sterne's "Social Media Metrics" last night. Instead of answers, he raises many questions about... http://fb.me/XkHSwf7P
  • 20 Apr 11: Great video of the next Mars lander. http://fb.me/DRfrSm6s
  • 19 Apr 11: Anyone using http://twitter.grader.com ?
  • 19 Apr 11: Talking w/ Acxiom HQ in Arkansas about yesterday's 3.8 earthquake. Ha, that's nothing. They've had +1,000 earthquakes the last few months.
  • 19 Apr 11: Finished Scott Stratten's "Unmarketing". Tonight's book: Jim Sterne's "Social Media Metrics." Very curious to see what he says.
  • 19 Apr 11: @unmarketing Your book has lots of great tips and ideas. The footnotes are hilarious.
  • 18 Apr 11: Wow. This turns any smartphone or iPad into a credit card reader. Accept credit card payments anywhere. Totally... http://fb.me/Eo0nbz8Q
  • 18 Apr 11: Dinner w friends to go over their social media strategy.
  • 18 Apr 11: Info at http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/recenteqsus/Quakes/nc71560691.php
  • 18 Apr 11: #earthquake 3mi SE from Pacifica. Magnitude not yet know. A big shake and then a smaller one. 2:57 pm.
  • 18 Apr 11 Janet Fouts ‏@jfouts Report: Twitter In Talks to Buy Tweetdeck: http://rww.to/gIF4xu wow
  • 18 Apr 11: iPad 1 was crashing every 5 min. @Apple won't reply. Fixed it by sync. The files were corrupted.
  • 18 Apr 11: Reading Scott Stratten's "UnMarketing" (about social media). He gets social media. It's also pretty funny.
  • 16 Apr 11: @Bubbr haven't heard of it. Will try it.
  • 16 Apr 11: I met the Grooveshark guys at Adtech. It's like Pandora. Pretty good radio stream. http://fb.me/G1zHkrm4
  • 15 Apr 11: Caltrain Palo Alto. Two helicopters parked in the air above accident. Heavy traffic. A southbound train just went by slow (6:24p).
  • 15 Apr 11: AppNation Conf in SF, April 27-28. Apps, apps, apps... http://fb.me/ThDeg7RX
  • 15 Apr 11: That's hard core. Japanese reporters and editors wrote newspapers BY HAND for six days after the earthquake and... http://fb.me/zxPV0RMT
  • 14 Apr 11: Headed out to dinner with Acxiom team.
  • 14 Apr 11: Multi-Channel Funnels: Watch Google's video on this. Clear, short, and instructive. http://fb.me/Xk2sdWkD
  • 14 Apr 11: Multi-Channel Funnels shows data for last 30 days. Path Length: the interactions in your channels. Time Lag: time... http://fb.me/sB2NbgNW
  • 14 Apr 11: #orbit timer stands behind their warranty. My Orbit water sprinkler timer died. I sent an email and they send a new one. Great people.
  • 14 Apr 11: Google Multi-Channel Funnels was code-named Big Funnels. It's multichannel analytics. It allows you to do... http://fb.me/Xy1PE5Sc
  • 14 Apr 11: Major News: Google Multi-Channel Funnels is coming. This allows channel attribution. It's analytics that tracks... http://fb.me/Zas5c1YH
  • 14 Apr 11: I put in a garden last week. Maybe I should get a chicken and name her "Hen Hao"?
  • 13 Apr 11: What is SEO? It's no longer "Search Engine" optimization. No more keywords. No meta-tags. No more optimizing for... http://fb.me/OaZJgOEn
  • 13 Apr 11: Tweet, twoot, tweeted? Twitter could generate up to $33m/day in sales. That's $11 billion per year. Yep, Twitter... http://fb.me/XcyCx9ZT
  • 13 Apr 11: Numbers: Want to reach students? 84% of students go to FB before any other site in the morning. 96% visit FB... http://fb.me/TAI78uMj
  • 13 Apr 11: #adtech talking w Gina Hughes (better known as TechieDiva) about social media.
  • 13 Apr 11: #adtech Watching the magician at Acxiom booth. He's incredible. No matter how closely I watch, he does great tricks.
  • 13 Apr 11: #adtech Will be at Acxiom booth at 12:30 toay til 5p. Come by!
  • 9 Apr 11 Eugenio Perea ‏@eperea Facebook asks what I’m thinking. Twitter asks what I’m doing. Foursquare asks where I am. The internet has turned into a crazy girlfriend.
  • 12 Apr 11: What happens in Vegas... stays on Youtube!
  • 12 Apr 11: Numbers: The NYT's market cap is $1.7b. Twitter is valued at $7.7b (5.1X). And I'm guessing that Twitter is... http://fb.me/EeicIGgs
  • 11 Apr 11: Is email dead? Erik Qualman writes in "Socialnomics" that Apple hired a 22-year old who had never sent an email.... http://fb.me/KZxW4V55
  • 8 Apr 11 Matt Smith ‏@matthewepsmith Google Employee Bonuses To Be Tied To Social Success? http://selnd.com/fiP8Vb
  • 5 Apr 11 Acxiom ‏@Acxiom #fmf11 - @timsuther - yelling louder doesnt create customer engagement, media mix reflects yesterdays assumptions
  • 5 Apr 11: @ipadguru Why does iPad Safari crash when you click a link? This started a few weeks ago. 4-5 crashes daily now. Does @apple know?
  • 4 Apr 11: Mike Schrage: "Look for your most innovative customers. They're the early adopters." #acxiomsummit
  • 4 Apr 11: Scott DeAngelo: "Real-time sales has highest value." How to get there? #acxiomsummit
  • 4 Apr 11: Scott DeAngelo now speaking at #acxiomsummit
  • 4 Apr 11: At #acxiomsummit , meeting many friends and companies. Great connections.
  • 1 Apr 11: @doodlehaus Not just Tweetdeck. #iPad crashes in #Safari. Started a few weeks ago. Crashes 3-5 times daily now.
  • 31 Mar 11: The cobra is back in her cage at the Bronx Zoo. I hope she gets to keep her Twitter account.
  • 30 Mar 11: We're rolling out MultichannelVoice.com, our team's website. We'll use it as a interactive digital testbed. More... http://fb.me/Kx9bEiHt
  • 30 Mar 11: That didn't take long. Google rolled out +1 ("Plus One"). When you find a search result that you like, you can... http://fb.me/NncOCjbB
  • 30 Mar 11: The FTC found Google's launch of Buzz was deceptive. Google must now submit to a yearly privacy audit for the next... http://fb.me/Qvv9yJbh
  • 30 Mar 11 Juan Martinez ‏@jrobertmartinez Big news in the #CRM space. @salesforce acquires @radian6 for $276 million in cash and $50 million in stock http://bit.ly/h7MXBs @dmnews
  • 29 Mar 11: The latest ideas on interactive marketing. Monday, Apr. 4th in SF + webcast (free). #acxiomsummit http://fb.me/H3TiRTcQ
  • 29 Mar 11 Acxiom ‏@Acxiom Our Interactive Marketing Summit will help you give consumers the right msg at the right time. #acxiomsummit http://bit.ly/acxiominteractive
  • 28 Mar 11 Bronx Zoo's Cobra ‏@BronxZoosCobra Donald Trump is thinking about running for president?! Don't worry, I'll handle this. Where is Trump Tower exactly?
  • 28 Mar 11: The Numbers: 29 Social Networks with +1m daily. Okay, how many of these have you heard of? I knew the Chinese... http://fb.me/xZRD1J8k
  • 28 Mar 11 Innovation Sociale ‏@socioinnovation Jon Russell: 29 social networks that have at least one million visitors per day: http://bit.ly/gzsOMR
  • 28 Mar 11: Google's new journal for researchers in the digital world. Lots of interesting articles. Please forward to your... http://fb.me/V2vPTnWO
  • 28 Mar 11: "Loose Tweets Sink Fleets" (from the US Navy's handbook on social media, which is actually useful and well-written.)
  • 28 Mar 11: 50% of all tweets are written by 20,000 of its members? That's .01%. And those twitterati don't follow other... http://fb.me/JDSk3qwS
  • 25 Mar 11: I got an email from Reid Hoffman, CEO of LinkedIn, to thank me for being an early adopter. How early? I was #6,701... http://fb.me/NSVcu4w8
  • 24 Mar 11: The Numbers: YouTube shows about two billion videos a day, which is double the prime-time audience of all three... http://fb.me/Toj3WOOF
  • 23 Mar 11: The Numbers: Linkedin reached the 100 million members mark.
  • 21 Mar 11: Any suggestions for an enterprise-class collaboration tool such as Huddle, etc.? White papers or reviews of the best ones?
  • 18 Mar 11 Knowledge at Wharton ‏@whartonknows Acxiom's Tim Suther on Winning in the New ‘Marketing Democracy’: Imagine for a moment that you moved to a new ho... http://bit.ly/goKqPx
  • 20 Mar 11: ATT buys T-Mobile for $39 billion. I chose T-Mobile because I didn't WANT the problems with ATT. You can run, but... http://fb.me/Y1l4Yk3R
  • 19 Mar 11: Hackers are making very dangerous apps for Android. Google is too open? http://bit.ly/gW2X8g http://fb.me/U0KphvHa
  • 18 Mar 11 tfcullen ‏@tfcullen Three Questions that Will Kill Innovation: http://bit.ly/hsWoFt. Painful because it's true.
  • 18 Mar 11: Facebook will use your profile pix in ads. To STOP this, go to Account | Account Settings. Click Facebook Ads (the... http://fb.me/xUBMUjQf
  • 17 Mar 11: LinkedIn has an identity problem. I went to a Big Bookstore and asked the info desk clerk for books about... http://fb.me/Sjp7XUri
  • 17 Mar 11: #Libya: UN votes 10 for, 5 abstain.
  • 17 Mar 11: @tfcullen Somehow, I assumed we had been using #acxiom. Okay, now it's live.
  • 16 Mar 11: Many corps have matching contributions. You give $100, your corp adds $100. Talk w/ HR; set up collections for Japan. Let's help #Japan.
  • 15 Mar 11: Make Your Twitter Secure: Use HTTPS. Go to Settings | Account. At bottom of page, checkmark yes on "Always use... http://fb.me/JQzFulH2
  • 15 Mar 11: The Washington Post did a complete makeover of its site. It's a cleaner look. Check it out. http://www.washingtonpost.com/
  • 15 Mar 11: @BreeAlwaysSmiln Dear Bree; I'm the webmaster for Clogwild. Many thanks for buying the clogs. The owner will shut down by late summer.
  • 11 Mar 11 American Red Cross ‏@RedCross Txt REDCROSS to 90999 to make a $10 donation to #Japan eq & Pacific #tsunami relief. http://bit.ly/eZJDoJ
  • 14 Mar 11: RT @avinash: How long do animals live? Good question. Answer in delightful infographic form... http://goo.gl/5vUQa
  • 14 Mar 11: Marissa Mayer at SXSW: Mobile use of Google Maps was greater than desktop use this past Christmas 2010 and New Year’s Day 2011.
  • 14 Mar 11: RT @jenstweets: #qagb Matt and Duane say "Stop using ranking reports! They are irrelevant due to customized results."
  • 14 Mar 11: RT @jfouts: And here's a great list of SM policies from other co http://bit.ly/cUNuPp #Transparency
  • 14 Mar 11: RT @seojokes: @Andreas_Ramos Q. What is the definition of SEO SPAM? A. Site Positioning Above Mine
  • 13 Mar 11: The Japan earthquake made the day 1.8 microseconds shorter? Oh, no! We'll have to work faster!
  • 11 Mar 11: Map of Social Networks: Ever wonder which social networks people use in other countries? Here's the global map of... http://fb.me/vfeUDv8A
  • 11 Mar 11: I was working late last night when I got an alert about the earthquake. I checked CNN, NYT, etc.: nothing. I went... http://fb.me/Wl1FmE3H
  • 11 Mar 11: While on Facebook, look at your URL address. If you see "http:" (instead of "https:") then you don't have a secure... http://fb.me/UXMwhJlG
  • 6 Mar 11: Must Read: A really good (and hilarious!) example of spammy SEO. They cram keywords in junk articles that are... http://fb.me/Qy4isFgq
  • 6 Mar 11: What Webtrends is up to in analytics. http://fb.me/N1gaJYaq
  • 4 Mar 11: Bought my own book via the Kindle app for iPad. Why? I can search my book's text.
  • 4 Mar 11: Updated my FB Official link to Facebook.com/Andreas.Work. My personal FB page is Facebook.com/Andreas.Ramos
  • 2 Mar 11: The Good Days Again. At Webtrends Gala in SF last night. Whoa. Hosted by Hope Frank, CMO of Webtrends, they took... http://fb.me/wFrAuGro
  • 2 Mar 11: Our book is doing great in Taiwan; within a few weeks of release, it went to a second printing. We're big in... http://fb.me/wpwSL09A
  • 1 Mar 11: Numbers: Okay, okay, so mobile is big. How big? Google says mobile search spiked during the Super Bowl. For... http://fb.me/sCw1YlQ7
  • 28 Feb 11: Facebook FBML: On March 11th, FB stops support for FBML. You won't be able to build new pages in FBML or edit... http://fb.me/VNNlZSpu
  • 27 Feb 11: Automate Your Google: Google added bid automation to all Adwords accounts. We've been testing this for the last... http://fb.me/wvkFONDP
  • 25 Feb 11: Cheap Content: Google cracks down on content farms (those sites that offer short pages of text about stuff.) These... http://fb.me/ETR4i4Fe
  • 24 Feb 11: How Girl Scouts sell cookies in Silicon Valley... http://fb.me/NAluEuVF
  • 23 Feb 11: Use FB to Get a Job: Want to work at a particular company? Use Facebook. Create ads in FB and target them to... http://fb.me/LAnLbEza
  • 18 Feb 11: The Numbers: See that red line? Music's death dive. It's so easy to share content. This is Bad News for Apple's... http://fb.me/P2lj1ZIO
  • 18 Feb 11: New SEO = Social Engine Optimization. Google adds yet more social signals to its algorithm. How to get better... http://fb.me/UpCzbCxe
  • 18 Feb 11: Position2 does a good brand monitoring analysis of Groupon's ad fiasco. Great charts and graphs. http://fb.me/OFpU61Lk
  • 17 Feb 11: A good conference for web analytics. http://fb.me/HUJ6Ot1S
  • 16 Feb 11: And Facebook in RSS too. I put a Facebook URL into the Google RSS Reader. Bingo. That works too. I wonder what... http://fb.me/QdypiLjL
  • 16 Feb 11: Twitter in RSS: Out of curiosity, I dropped a Twitter URL into my Google RSS Reader and it worked. Now I can... http://fb.me/FRVpkXGC
  • 15 Feb 11: At Google w/ our Acxiom team for an all-day seminar on finance advertising. Lots of new beta tools.
  • 14 Feb 11: GroupOn changes name to GoofUp. GroupOn ran a Valentine's Day special for roses from FTD florists. But the "offer"... http://fb.me/FxHaIJf3
  • 13 Feb 11: Good article on Black Hat SEO and how Google reacts. http://fb.me/UxLyVE6V
  • 11 Feb 11: I'll be on a panel with JP Bewley in April. His website is at JPatrickBewley.com http://fb.me/MOoupSuL
  • 11 Feb 11: Acxiom Digital Marketing includes John Dent, Andreas Ramos, Mike Wynne.
  • 10 Feb 11: Acxiom Interactive Marketing Summit (San Francisco, April 4th). Speakers incl. JP Bewley, Andreas Ramos, Brian Killen, Scott DeAngelo.
  • 10 Feb 11: Twitter now thinks their valuation is $10 billion. Maybe Google should buy it for $10b and rename it to LOLtwitter.
  • 9 Feb 11: The Numbers: AOL bought HuffingtonPost.com for $315m. Per Google traffic data, the HuffPost has 1.5m unique... http://fb.me/RBgkLtx5
  • 8 Feb 11: The Numbers: 4.9 trillion web ads in the USA in 2010. 23% increase over 2009 (Comscore's Digital Year in Review).... http://fb.me/PNEO53UE
  • 7 Feb 11: Searches for LinkedIn have shot up in the last few months (probably due to the upcoming IPO), but site traffic has... http://fb.me/TwHiTxTp
  • 1 Feb 11: Today's Numbers: 48% of smartphone users use their phone while eating. 39% use it in the bathroom. 20% use it... http://fb.me/QKNcTG51
  • 31 Jan 11: The Numbers: Worldwide sales of smartphones in Q4/2010: Android 32.9m. Nokia 31m. Apple 16.2m. Wow. Android is 2X... http://fb.me/RZqA4FHE
  • 30 Jan 11: Another app: YourVersion.com lets you find info about your favorite topics, both in news, video, Twitter, blogs,... http://fb.me/GQFDkpiQ
  • 28 Jan 11: Many sites copy content from other sites and republish it. Google is finally taking steps to block them. http://fb.me/Jj9t8eVk
  • 27 Jan 11: Amazon now sells more ebooks for Kindle than paperback books.
  • 27 Jan 11: Although Salespad.net is a small company, they're carrying out marketing in all channels. You can too. #salespad
  • 27 Jan 11: My Comcast Business acct is down. Comcast tells me the DSL modem is working, but my desktop computer, my laptop,... http://fb.me/B4Jygun0
  • 26 Jan 11: Some copywriter was really bored. http://fb.me/P0kSdD56
  • 21 Jan 11: Google made Groupon a $5b offer they couldn't refuse... and they refused it. So now Google is rolling out its own... http://fb.me/II5WUXFV
  • 21 Jan 11: An interesting week. On Monday, Steve Jobs left Apple due to poor health. On Thurs, Eric Schmidt was fired as... http://fb.me/ycqj7dkk
  • 18 Jan 11: I'm speaking next Tues at the AMA. 2011 is going to be a great year. There's so much turmoil in digital... http://fb.me/sUYpHqdL
  • 17 Jan 11: LOLcats got $30 million in VC funding. Yep, the bubble is on again.
  • 13 Jan 11: Ready for an SEO Joke? So this SEO guy walks into a bar, pub, alehouse, barroom, beer garden, bistro, canteen,... http://fb.me/OdsVl1GL
  • 7 Jan 11: I'm in Foster City. It was a solid shake here. The whole office woke up.
  • 7 Jan 11: The earthquake was 4.4. And it wasn't in San Francisco. It was in San Jose.
  • 7 Jan 11: A Goldman Sachs document shows that Facebook's revenues were $1.2bn in the first nine months of 2010 (projected to... http://fb.me/HZBU4sC4
  • 5 Jan 11: One of the teams here at Acxiom built a cool subscription page for Microsoft newsletters: drag-and-drop what you... http://fb.me/PkMMOnM1
  • 4 Jan 11: Facebook's new email was turned on in my account. It's... well... not much. It adds Woof capability (when you send... http://fb.me/NTHpgRFB
  • 4 Jan 11: Totally cool iPhone+iPad app that uses both the iPhone and iPad. You can flick a photo from your iPhone onto your... http://fb.me/IQBrUsgV
  • 3 Jan 11: Google Adwords Agency Support is shutting down. No more support for agencies. GAW started a new type of support... http://fb.me/Lmt7tFnS
  • 2 Jan 11: We drove the San Francisco Bay Area City Ring in 2 hr 14 min. World Record! http://andreas.com/city-ring.html
  • 2010 ===================
  • 26 Dec 10: Cool App: WorldSurfer (free). It's radar on your iPhone/iPad. Point and it shows you what is that way: stores,... http://fb.me/HiWXyU0B
  • 22 Dec 10: Oh, great. Firesheep allows people to take over your FB or Twitter acct if you use a public Wifi connection. For... http://fb.me/QEU3ZTUu
  • 16 Dec 10: Twitter got another $200m in funding (total is now $360m). The valuation is supposedly $3.7b, based on... what?... http://fb.me/Prr6qNMr
  • 16 Dec 10: Google TV: I went to Best Buy to see what this was about. For $600, you get a flatscreen TV and a large remote... http://fb.me/BkcK7yOS
  • 15 Dec 10: Google sent me a very funny thank-video. Someone over there had a lot of fun making this. When you see the bees,... http://fb.me/wB7k2SpG
  • 15 Dec 10: You can turn the CapsLock key into a harmless shift key. Visit... http://fb.me/G4lcxPiU
  • 14 Dec 10: Visual map of how people link to each other via Facebook. You can zoom in. China is dark because they block FB.... http://fb.me/G1I117vz
  • 12 Dec 10: Which iPad apps do you like? I'm looking for apps that use the iPad's features: touch screen, tilt-for-control... http://fb.me/Ovh0VsmX
  • 10 Dec 10: CNN came by today and showed me mockups of their upcoming website (for release in April). They're adding lots of... http://fb.me/AFNhTLxh
  • 10 Dec 10: FB just added stats to postings in Official pages. When I post to my Official page (i.e., this page), FB shows me... http://fb.me/HcrkDPNJ
  • 9 Dec 10: Is Google censoring the news? Google Zeitgeist says the biggest stories of 2010 include Myxer, Friv, Gamezer, and... http://fb.me/MckO4cul
  • 9 Dec 10: Forrester writes: "(...) technology will play an increasing role in 2011. By aligning technologies across... http://fb.me/MSyyjUbP
  • 2 Dec 10: The search engines continue to push organic results down the page. Search for (for example) "cat food" at Google,... http://fb.me/P3tCHAyj
  • 23 Nov 10: You can upgrade your iPad to the new iOS 4.2. Multitasking, folders, and many minor changes and improvements.... http://fb.me/Kmnt1Ihb
  • 21 Nov 10: Michael Scott: I sent you a Facebook message yesterday and still haven’t heard anything back! Ryan: You should... http://fb.me/uXe1d3Z2
  • 21 Nov 10: When I read articles on my iPad, I zoom the text up to fill the margins of the screen. This means the ads are... http://fb.me/ErgXO5w6
  • 18 Nov 10: (cont.) Brad and Brian's books are excellent, cover everything and the information is correct. My book is the... http://fb.me/OgY4KOAp
  • 18 Nov 10: Val asked for books on SEM. - On Adwords: Brad Geddes "Advanced Google Adwords" - On Analytics: Brian Clifton... http://fb.me/MpbLgYjb
  • 18 Nov 10: Twitter will offer analytics. What will they call it? Twitterlytics? See screenshots, etc. at... http://fb.me/tgQDWj07
  • 17 Nov 10: Book Apps? The new way to consume book content!:-) http://wapo.st/ciAEtj http://fb.me/OkrlLKtL
  • 16 Nov 10: Chat is bigger than email? Facebook users send 500 million messages daily. But they send 4 billion messages on FB chat.
  • 15 Nov 10: The average FB user follows 8.7 brands? Wow. Here are some interesting stats about brands on FB.... http://fb.me/BHg9lqI8
  • 14 Nov 10: Google vs. FB, Round 4. Top Google executives get 30% salary increase and a 250% bonus of base salary. Google is... http://fb.me/w1QQufLF
  • 14 Nov 10: I'm trying to find people in eight companies in a specific industry: it's odd that only one of the companies has a... http://fb.me/JP1zjrH6
  • 11 Nov 10: Too may Google employees are going to Facebook. About 25% of Facebook's staff is ex-Google. So Google announced a... http://fb.me/MeZVBzWz
  • 28 Oct 10: "They build apps, don't they?" Need an app? AmEx published an article with lots of resources and links so you can... http://fb.me/sYRu7mSU
  • 27 Oct 10: Prescription glasses starting at $6.95! Virtually try before you buy with the Zenni Frame Fit! http://bit.ly/clZBKp (Ad)
  • 27 Oct 10: Need data on the increase in mobile traffic? A Cisco white paper at http://bit.ly/nqdf
  • 27 Oct 10: Psst! Hey, you. Yeah, you! Come over here. Want $50 for free? Here's a coupon for $50 of free advertising on... http://fb.me/LdX9PMLR
  • 26 Oct 10: Despite the talk about iPods, the Sony Walkman was a revolution in music. Introduced in 1979 (yep, 31 years),... http://fb.me/KOnllKma
  • 24 Oct 10: Yoohoo!
  • 22 Oct 10: A pix? What for?
  • 20 Oct 10: Great resource for technical issues in web analytics: http://www.webanalyticscentral.com/
  • 18 Oct 10: Good article explains how Facebook chooses which status update to show… and which to suppress. Bottom line: Add... http://fb.me/JL1Rcljv
  • 17 Oct 10: Big improvement at Google Analytics: The old Site Overlay is gone (it was buggy). They now have "In-Page... http://fb.me/J5BOrOQR
  • 11 Oct 10: The 5 Types of Websites: 1) Broshure. Few of these now. Obsolete. 2) Content Sites: Use content to draw traffic.... http://fb.me/BC1eYw3b
  • 5 Oct 10: Good discussion with Eric Peterson on the state (and future) of web analytics.... http://fb.me/uIhwt3S7
  • 4 Oct 10: Does Google Instant have a preference for brands? See the results.... http://fb.me/KDWsqT8c
  • 4 Oct 10: Finally, Gmail allows you to turn off "Conversation View". That grouped your emails by thread, which made it... http://fb.me/BevhNV1E
  • 30 Sep 10: LinkedIn may finally be waking up. They could go after Facebook and Twitter.... http://fb.me/J4q6YNm6
  • 28 Sep 10: Webtrend's new CMO: Hope Frank. Dinner tonite w/ Hope (Webtrends), Akin Arikan (Unica), Eric Siegel (Prediction... http://fb.me/HLi2nezW
  • 15 Sep 10: According to Nielsen: Bing is now #2 at 13.9%; Yahoo is #3 at 13.1%. Google has 65.1% (Sept. 2010). Look in your... http://fb.me/JhUX3Eib
  • 14 Sep 10: My book is coming out in Taiwan! Hen hao! http://fb.me/FOayXXe4
  • 8 Sep 10: Can Google be yet more real-time? Google now updates the results as you type. Hmmm... this may influence what people select.
  • 30 Aug 10: San Jose's Zer01 Art and Technology event: Sept. 16-19. Visit http://01sj.org/ http://fb.me/GDP383Zk
  • 28 Aug 10: At Palo Alto Arts Festival, Bling is handing out $40 in credit with their mobile payment chips. Yep, free $40.
  • 26 Aug 10: Have an idea? Would you take $12 million for it? Google is on a buying spree. Buy anything that can possibly help... http://fb.me/G1a2uGip
  • 24 Aug 10: How good is Google Books? Better question: how truely bad can it be? How many ways can a computer system screw up... http://fb.me/HX5qwotK
  • 18 Aug 10: WIRED thinks the web is dead? Ha! I wrote about that nine years ago! http://andreas.com/deadweb/ (funny)
  • 17 Aug 10: Back from #SES. Small this year. No crowds. Top corps incl. Omniture Unica, Bing, Google, Yahoo. No Facebook. Met many friends.
  • 17 Aug 10: At #SES SF. Much smaller than last year.
  • 13 Aug 10: IBM buys Unica for $480 million. They also bought Coremetrics. There goes the web analytics industry.
  • 10 Aug 10: I wrote a case study on personal branding. Includes strategy, tools, data, costs, results. Free download at... http://fb.me/EavrGOMb
  • 9 Aug 10: HP fired the CEO over his sex scandal. So "HP" is "Hanky-Panky"?:-)
  • 5 Aug 10: Check out ZenniOptical.com for fashion eyewear starting at $8! http://bit.ly/9qH0gq (Ad)
  • 4 Aug 10: Of 354 shark species, only 12 ever bite humans. The "shark attack' stuff is just media hysteria to attract TV viewers. Please retweet!
  • 31 Jul 10: Does anyone have any case studies or ROI for Twitter? Any factual proof that Twitter is useful? Send to me and I'll repost.
  • 31 Jul 10: #Gmail is still buggy. Google says only 0.01% users are affected. Why, that's a mere 20,000 people! Cloudy computing, indeed!
  • 29 Jul 10: #gmail is having problems. Not delivering, etc.
  • 29 Jul 10: What's red and bounces up and down? Google China. It's down again. See WSJ: http://bit.ly/dh7BCz
  • 29 Jul 10: Are VCs about to collapse? Is it really true VCs don't know how to make money? http://bit.ly/cOT3a2
  • 28 Jul 10: @choyberg What's the verdict?
  • 28 Jul 10: Facebook Directory: find people, pages, apps, or groups. http://www.facebook.com/directory/
  • 28 Jul 10: I follow some 60 top blogs for SEO, PPC, analytics, Facebook, social media, etc. Want a free copy of the list of... http://fb.me/FIvS5Qls
  • 27 Jul 10: Facebook's data and recommendations on how to get more traction with your content.... http://fb.me/FqDKyuQu
  • 25 Jul 10: Has anyone see "Inception"?
  • 25 Jul 10: We watched "Salt." Frenetic action, but no plot, narrative, logic, nor character development. Wait for the DVD.
  • 22 Jul 10: Facebook stats: size & mkt share for US state or country; most popular pages & apps; and much more. http://fb.me/F0MKp0IH
  • 22 Jul 10: #Yahoo is down. No front page, no news, nothing.
  • 21 Jul 10: What's better for sales promotions: Old-fashion email or shiny new social media? Yep... good 'ol email. 37% vs 9%. http://fb.me/xsQobHkC
  • 20 Jul 10: Check out the new Google Image search. They copied Bing. You can scroll down endlessly to see more pixs. Click... http://fb.me/DYbn6lWu
  • 20 Jul 10: What if you could see wireless networks? What would it look like? Try this little video... http://fb.me/xtxfACbM
  • 20 Jul 10: Tricia Wang (Ph.D, Fulbright scholar) wrote a great analysis on how the Google/China conflict arose from... http://fb.me/BVCwf5U9
  • 19 Jul 10: Congratulations!
  • 19 Jul 10: Jobs in Social Media: http://fb.me/F1AsmbVY
  • 18 Jul 10: Thurston Howell III: "Behind every successful man is a woman. He just has to make sure his wife doesn't find her!"
  • 17 Jul 10: At Google Sandbox, talked w/ Chrome developers. They said it had more extensions, so I revisited. 6X faster than... http://fb.me/DnxbRTjW
  • 16 Jul 10: watched "Restrepo". amazing movie.
  • 15 Jul 10: At Google Creative Sandbox 2010 in SF. It's the new Google Dance.
  • 14 Jul 10: Happy Bastille Day!
  • 14 Jul 10: Google's benchmark report on ad size vs. clickthrough rate (CTR), static vs. Flash vs. video ads, CTR by vertical,... http://fb.me/y2s9ShvS
  • 14 Jul 10: The price was right! IBM paid $277m for Coremetrics.
  • 13 Jul 10: A Google research paper on the nature of social networks and how a social media site should work. Lots of... http://fb.me/ClPjqEiq
  • 13 Jul 10: Comparison of cost-per-click, ROI, etc. on Google/Bing/Yahoo in quarterly report by Efficient Frontier. http://fb.me/ACYMlx85
  • 13 Jul 10: Microsoft+Facebook... Microsoft integrated Facebook and Outlook. Another effort to block Google.
  • 12 Jul 10 John Paczkowski ‏@JohnPaczkowski
  • Latest Check Shows Insufficient Venture Funds http://bit.ly/ctg7oq
  • 12 Jul 10: Make your own apps. No programming needed. Even kids can make apps. http://fb.me/Dhw642Kb
  • 11 Jul 10: Google secretely invests $100-200m in Zynga to prepare for Google gaming in their upcoming social media site. See... http://fb.me/C7FKAMmD
  • 9 Jul 10: Met w/ Murray Newlands, organizer of yesterday's Social Media Marketing event in SF. Many opportunities for collaboration. And a nice guy.
  • 9 Jul 10 Ethan Zuckerman ‏@EthanZ Human rights activists in Egypt are working to make #khaledsaid a trending topic. His brutal death by police torture: http://bit.ly/dwYLKc
  • 9 Jul 10: Didn't know this was possible. Zafesoft.com lets you tag any file so it can be tracked anywhere. Yes, even Notepad... http://fb.me/DtKKKPir
  • 9 Jul 10: It's finally official: China renews Google's license. http://fb.me/BjMErxow
  • 9 Jul 10: The Chinese People's Liberation Army does... Michael Jackson. http://www.tudou.com/programs/view/Xf4Ta-b1luc/
  • 8 Jul 10: Bret Taylor, CTO of Facebook, explained the purpose of Facebook's Open Graph project. It won't fit here, so you... http://fb.me/CjCpL6YV
  • 8 Jul 10 Techie Diva ‏@TechieDiva Clips of #smmsf will be posted on Youtube. Sessions transcribed at http://www.murraynewlands.com/
  • 8 Jul 10: July 27: I'll speak at the SV-AMA (Silicon Valley Am. Marketing Assoc.) on the changes in digital marketing. http://fb.me/BeahuNO0
  • 8 Jul 10: Social Media Marketing SF 2010 is today. Follow the tweets at #smmsf
  • 8 Jul 10 Babar Bhatti ‏@thebabar 80% of the buzz comes from 16% of influencers - source: Forrester #smmsf (almost 80-20 rule)
  • 8 Jul 10 Matt Cutts ‏@mattcutts Today's webmaster video: How does Google handle a page containing multiple languages? http://goo.gl/du05
  • 8 Jul 10: I work at Acxiom. We have +400 job openings. Acxiom is on the list of the "100 Best Places to Work". http://bit.ly/8uqEd5
  • 7 Jul 10: JimCarrey.com: The most different, unique website you'll ever see. The transitions are remarkable. http://fb.me/uSYmNRI5
  • 7 Jul 10: Twitter claims to have 800m searches per day (http://bit.ly/9Msmpk). Not possible. They only have 90m tweets per day http://bit.ly/bbQkb0
  • 7 Jul 10: I sent out my July newsletter. Here's a copy at my website. http://fb.me/DZxUmDpI
  • 6 Jul 10 Janet Fouts ‏@jfouts:
  • Aw man, Alert Rank is shutting down as of 7/15.... bummer.
  • 2 Jul 10: Looking for social media white papers, studies, guidelines, etc.? Large collection of resources. http://fb.me/z30reBVN
  • 1 Jul 10: Check out the user response the Google News redesign. The attack postings are pretty funny. Another Google screwup. #googlenews
  • 30 Jun 10: Another Google screwup. They changed the layout of the News page and made it much more difficult to use. Readers are complaining loudly.
  • 29 Jun 10: Wondering about Facebook's bidding process? It's based on location, age, job, etc. Here's an excellent overview of... http://fb.me/zGxzezAY
  • 28 Jun 10: Getting ready to send out my July newsletter. Here's the DRAFT. If you have comments or suggestions, please let... http://fb.me/CjYwRYzm
  • 17 Jun 10: Anyone else using Twitter Places? I see this isn't used by practically any of the people whom I follow.
  • 16 Jun 10: IBM buys Coremetrics: Analysis of the deal by Roslyn Layton, recently the Director of the SEM Agency at Coremetrics http://bit.ly/bcPDy6
  • 16 Jun 10: IBM buys Coremetrics: An analysis of the deal by Akin Arikan, the analytics evangelist at Unica: "Farewell to... http://bit.ly/bkxun8
  • 14 Jun 10: 60% of voice mail is never heard. Okay, my cat never returns her calls. But 60% of all voice mail? That's a lot of... http://bit.ly/9XEOt9
  • 8 Jun 10: @BPGlobalPR BP = Black Puddle?
  • 24 May 10: Twitter changed the rules today: Outside agencies can't places ads anymore. Ad.Ly was the best known of these.... http://bit.ly/aEC3mm
  • 17 May 10: A perceptive article about Google vs. Facebook by Bindu Reddy. She argues FB could surpass Google in revenues and... http://bit.ly/cSRBtL
  • 17 May 10: An perceptive article about Google vs. Facebook by Bindu Reddy. She argues FB could surpass Google in revenues and... http://bit.ly/asgweK
  • 11 May 10: Facebook now adds you to Communities (Groups) without telling you. Add an interest (such as Denmark) to your... http://bit.ly/dBZsmQ
  • 5 May 10: Examples of ecommerce sites within FB fan pages: http://www.facebook.com/bestbuy has a shopping cart, store... http://bit.ly/ck0orU
  • 4 May 10: A list of Facebook plugins to add to your website. I added Comment boxes to my andreas.com site and traffic... http://bit.ly/cTbZhK
  • 3 May 10: Speaking on PPC to 20 Colombian companies May 26. I'll say hola from you.
  • 2 May 10: I wrote a step-by-step FAQ on how to create your own Facebook Fan Pages. http://www.andreas.com/faq-facebook-fan-page.html
  • 28 Apr 10: I added a new tab: andreas.com. Click that to see the page. I copied the HTML from andreas.com, converted the paths... http://bit.ly/9xfCnn
  • 1 Apr 10: Finally! Automated Bid Management (ABM) for Facebook. This morning, four companies released ABM tools for Facebook... http://bit.ly/dD4ixl
  • 28 Mar 10: I learned much more about Facebook in the last few days. I'm shutting down this Fan page and moving to a new Fan... http://bit.ly/dqdV4I
  • 28 Mar 10: I learned much more about Facebook in the last few days. I'm shutting down this Fan page and moving it to a new Fan... http://bit.ly/bNcnVL
  • 28 Mar 10: Come to "Social Media for Public Relations" Wednesday, April 7 from 11:30 am to 2:30 pm. Speaking at an event on... http://bit.ly/aqTXjA
  • 28 Mar 10: Need someone to build your Facebook site? See the Facebook Forum at http://forum.developers.facebook.com/ . Go to... http://bit.ly/ce2NCZ
  • 28 Mar 10: Company websites inside FacebookSee examples of companies that are using Fan Pages as websites in Facebook:... http://bit.ly/ajlMa8
  • 28 Mar 10: Virginie at eCairn sent this to me. The top 500 social media blogs, ranked by influence. It's just been updated.... http://bit.ly/cXfTD7
  • 28 Mar 10: Another interesting feature: The Fan and Group pages are RSS-enabled. This means people can add my Fan page or... http://bit.ly/93mRHI
  • 28 Mar 10: Good article on Google's strategy and the problems of being too big. This was sent to me by friends in Denmark.... http://bit.ly/aD1UzU
  • 28 Mar 10: Facebook is bigger than... http://bit.ly/auqvMg
  • 28 Mar 10: Our book has been published in China by Tsing Hua University Press. This is the leading technology university in... http://bit.ly/cd4sIR
  • 26 Mar 10: Company websites inside Facebook http://bit.ly/91Dyvg
  • 15 Mar 10: Facebook is bigger than Google. http://digital.venturebeat.com/2010/03/15/facebook-ousts-google-as-most-popular-u-s-site/
  • 13 Mar 10: Trying to figure out how to get Google Analytics to report on Facebook fan page activity. I'll post an FAQ when I... http://bit.ly/cVHlTd
  • 6 Mar 10: New entries at my blog: Corp pages in Facebook. Yet another Google social media fail. Google SEO Report Card. See http://bit.ly/Va5K8
  • 25 Feb 10: "Search Marketing 2010." Speaking Mar. 10 DMA Palo Alto. The latest in Google, Facebook, etc. Includes workshop. www.dmanc.org
  • 7 Feb 10: Facebook announced a deal with Microsoft: they're dropping Microsoft's ads; in turn, Microsoft's now powers the search box in Facebook.
  • 31 Jan 10: See examples of the best pages at Facebook: http://is.gd/7qlQH
  • 27 Jan 10: Google added image ads to search results. This is a major ad policy change at Google. To see an example, http://www.andreas.com/blog.html
  • 20 Jan 10: 2009 online revenue in China grew 30% ($10.9b). iResearch predicts China online revenues will grow 51% to 112.3bn yuan in 2010 (BBC news).
  • 19 Jan 10: Before Google launches the Nexus, they should fix the T-Mobile G1 phone. Lousy software, no battery life, no fixes, no service, no support.
  • 8 Jan 10: In California, we have four seasons: Floods, forest fires, #earthquake, and urban riots:-)
  • 8 Jan 10: It was the Little One:-) 3.7 at 11:48 local time. It feels like a heavy truck going by. Or the train. #earthquake
  • 2019 ===================
  • 28 Dec 09: What ever happened to Google Wave? Is it totally dead? Wave goodbye?:-)
  • 22 Dec 09: Looking for someone do affiliate marketing for a project. Know someone? Contact me by email (andreas@andreas.com)
  • 22 Dec 09: Before everyone takes off: Happy Holidays and Best Wishes for 2010!
  • 14 Dec 09: Does Google's Twitter feed matter for SEO? Here's an example and two conclusions: http://bit.ly/Va5K8
  • 4 Dec 09: Google added automatic captioning to video. It transcribes the voice. You can also upload a transcript. Watch this http://bit.ly/7wOuAM
  • 30 Nov 09: Our book has been published in China by Tsing Hua University Press. This is the leading technology university in... http://bit.ly/6zgnv5
  • 24 Nov 09: Our book on SEO, PPC, and analytics has been published in China. Pix of book cover at http://www.andreas.com/blog.html
  • 22 Nov 09: Our next course on SEO and PPC is Dec. 8. More at www.ani-training.com/ccg/ http://bit.ly/5250Bm
  • 22 Nov 09: Our next course on SEO and PPC is Dec. 8. Only 6 seats left. More at www.ani-training.com/ccg/
  • 22 Nov 09: Too funny to be true? There's an Islamic terrorist group named the "Moro Islamic Liberation Front". Yep. Their acronym is... MILF
  • 17 Nov 09: Is anyone using Ning? We're looking at how to build a social network for a graduate school's alumni group. What other tools are there?
  • 14 Nov 09: It's weekend! Which means only 9-hour work days:-)
  • 2 Nov 09: A friend wants to promote her book. She wants to try this "paperclip marketing" that everyone is talking about:-)
  • 24 Oct 09: Reading Avinash's new book on analytics. 460 pages. It's a quick read:-) I'll write a review in a few days.
  • 19 Sep 09: Improve Gmail by voting for what Google should fix, such as "sorting" & a useful contact manager. http://bit.ly/MaYmC
  • 16 Sep 09: If you want to retweet what I wrote about Adobe's purchase of Omniture analytics, I blogged at http://www.andreas.com/blog.html
  • 16 Sep 09: ... Omni is not easy to install. Could Adobe offer Omni for free? It's too complex to install and configure for non-experts. We'll see.
  • 16 Sep 09: embed Omni into Flash. What next? Will that be free to Adobe users? Or will they have to pay for it? And just exactly who installs this?...
  • 16 Sep 09: Forrester & others think Adobe can embed analytics into Flash. Yes, & you can use Google Analytics to track Flash and it's free. So they...
  • 16 Sep 09: issue is to see how Coremetrics and Unica react to this and how they develop and adjust their future strategies.
  • 16 Sep 09: ... of an entire business strategy (marketing, leads, sales, etc.). And that REALLY doesn't fit into Adobe's product line. So the real...
  • 16 Sep 09: ... analytics company; they don't call themselves an analytics company. They say they do "business optimization", i.e., global optimizing..
  • 16 Sep 09: ... long future for Omni. Analytics is not really an issue for Adobe, so they won't pay full attention to it. But Omni isn't really an...
  • 16 Sep 09: ... called) will be around for several years. Coremetrics & Unica will be a bit stronger. No major changes for now. But I don't see a ...
  • 16 Sep 09: ... But whatever. M&As often don't make sense. Implications for the analytics industry? Not really much. Omni (or whatever it will be...
  • 15 Sep 09: ... in quickly. The purchase doesn't make sense: why would Adobe buy an analytics company? It doesn't fit into their line of products.
  • 15 Sep 09: .. and other analytics companies move in to poach customers. Top 2 enterprise competitors are Coremetrics and Unica, so they'll move...
  • 15 Sep 09: ... for the anaconda to swallow its prey, er, for Adobe to complete the merger. Confusion, etc., sales will slow, etc. unhappy customers...
  • 15 Sep 09: Some in upper management will cash in their stocks and leave. A few months for regulators to approve the merger. And 9 months or more...
  • 15 Sep 09: Adobe Omniture: What will happen? Many of you have been through an M&A. Same story again. Layoffs in HR, administration, finance, etc.
  • 15 Sep 09: Adobe is buying Omniture for $1.8 billion.
  • 15 Sep 09: My book is now on Amazon Kindle. Someone emailed me and said she had bought it and was reading it on her Kindle.
  • 8 Sep 09: @LJCaswell if you have questions, just ask:-)
  • 25 Aug 09: The End of Western Civilization? Kids now text message in the shower. How? They put their cell phones in a zip-lock bag.
  • 20 Aug 09: Shirky's book (Here Comes Everybody) discusses socio-economical drivers of social media. But he doesn't understand theory of revolution.
  • 14 Aug 09: Here's a new kind of website. You can click the links. It's "hosted" on Youtube, i.e., they pay $0 for hosting. http://bit.ly/PZKR2
  • 11 Aug 09: Talked w G team that works with large corp accts; it helped me v much to develop better strategies. Very useful event. #SES
  • 11 Aug 09: Google had martini with illuminated ice cubes. V amusing effect. Talked with many from G's TV team, plus other teams. Our rep came down #SES
  • 11 Aug 09: Instead, they had Google Drink:-) Private event for selected agencies. Maybe 50 people and 20-30 senior G team. Met many whom I knew #SES
  • 11 Aug 09: No Google Dance this year. Google is cutting costs. Remember when Yahoo rented Great America amusement park? Free rides? Oh, well. #SES
  • 11 Aug 09: Facebook had a stand (first time). Very enthusiastic. Talked with them. They were handing out $50 coupons. #SES
  • 11 Aug 09: Google's stand was the usual. Nothing new. Omniture's stand was smaller than last year. Webtrends was there with their new interface. #SES
  • 11 Aug 09: BIng was totally packed. Long line waiting for free copy of Shirky's book, and talk w Bing team. They were helpful and open, as usual. #SES
  • 11 Aug 09: Poor Yahoo. Big stand, nobody there. I took a photo; it's the last time Yahoo will be at SES. Nice people. I chatted with their team. #SES
  • 11 Aug 09: AdReady is an easy way to do image ads/Flash ads. Thousands of ad templates. Pick one, add your text and URL. We'll try this. #SES
  • 11 Aug 09: Nothing really new. PeoplePond is a "personal branding / promote yourself" tool, but Google Profiles does already does that for free. #SES
  • 11 Aug 09: SES was a big letdown. Very few people. Many expo aisles mostly empty. Maybe 60-70% down from its peak. Travel budgets slashed. #SES
  • 10 Aug 09: Search engine blind test? Results from all 3; compare. Try it! http://blindsearch.fejus.com/
  • 10 Aug 09: Going to SES San Jose on Tues morning. I'll be walking around. #SES
  • 1 Aug 09: Want to compare Bing vs. Google? Easy. Use www.bing-vs-google.com and see the results, side-by-side.
  • 31 Jul 09: How is Bing able to predict the best flight prices? See http://bit.ly/ioSZg They could extend this into other industries.
  • 30 Jul 09: No Google Dance party at SES San Jose this year. Google is cutting costs. They can't afford the party anymore.
  • 29 Jul 09: To learn more how Bing works, I'm switching my default search engine to Bing for a few weeks.
  • 29 Jul 09: Google will finally have to start to listen to customers. GMail is one of the worst email tools. Maybe now they'll begin to fix it.
  • 29 Jul 09: For SEO: Bing has price comparison, etc. Start using Bing to learn how it works. See how your sites & keywords are ranking in Bing.
  • 29 Jul 09: If you're using PPC (paid search, i.e., Google Adwords), try Bing's PPC. Much cheaper clicks and CPAs.
  • 29 Jul 09: Microsoft+Yahoo: MS will have 30% marketshare, the first serious challenge to Google. G must change. They have no customer support, etc.
  • 28 Jul 09: Under the deal, Bing will power Yahoo's searches. Yahoo will handle advertising sales, using Microsoft technology.
  • 28 Jul 09: Microsoft and Yahoo agreed to an online search and advertising partnership. More details tomorrow.
  • 24 Jul 09: If you've ever worked in software dev, v funny video fr Oracle software dev. http://bit.ly/vajB3 (FYI:Naggi=Dir. Release Mgmt Oracle:-)
  • 22 Jul 09: Amazing. Scribd.com is running a massive copyright piracy operation. The VCs will IPO it and it becomes somebody else's problem.
  • 15 Jul 09: MAD Magazine's Secret map of Google Headquarters: Everything revealed:-) http://bit.ly/w5x3l
  • 2 Jul 09: Speaking in Palo Alto on July 9th. More at http://bit.ly/13NKfN
  • 26 Jun 09: Attended Google's conf yesterday for agencies. Did you know there is PPC for YouTube now? Go https://ads.youtube.com/ Make your video #1.
  • 25 Jun 09: You get better SEO by externalizing the JavaScript. This improves the page speed, which increases the page's Quality Score at Google.
  • 14 Jun 09: In Denmark with Klean.com for a week of meetings and a talk.
  • 10 Jun 09: Twitter: A one-way street? 10% of users write 90% of tweets. 50% update only every 72 days. Most tweet only once. http://bit.ly/shsBS
  • 9 Jun 09: Heat maps for Google shows where users look. Position 1, 2, 3... or 7? See the heat map at http://bit.ly/16tFFH
  • 4 Jun 09: This has many implications for SEO: It's not Page Rank, keyword density, meta-tags, links, etc. that matter. It's the quality of the page.
  • 4 Jun 09: WSJ blog on Google Quality Rater system: Matt Cutts states Google manually lowers ranking for bad sites. http://bit.ly/DFuGV
  • 3 Jun 09: @andreasmueller Too busy with clients, etc. Las Vegas this weekend and Denmark next week to speak at events. Like, what recession?:-)
  • 3 Jun 09: Whoa. MySpace lost 33% of its users in one year? http://bit.ly/15eFI0
  • 3 Jun 09: 10,000 contractors evaluate search results for Google. Google does this for both natural and paid results.Yahoo & Microsoft also do this.
  • 3 Jun 09: A Wall Street Journal blog is writing about Google Quality Raters. It even has a link to Google's internal manual. http://bit.ly/ZKisw
  • 1 Jun 09: @david_tinney I'm waiting for the info as well. It will be in Aarhus, in the week of 15-18 June. Tell him to email me and I'll update.
  • 31 May 09: #bing In maps, use Birds Eye view for closeup. But the images are about 2 years old. I can still see Stephanie in my back yard:-)
  • 31 May 09: #bing Video search is cool; mouseover and it shows the video as a preview. Every day, main page's img changes. You can scroll back the img.
  • 31 May 09: #bing Type a city name + "weather" (e.g., dallas weather) to get weather. When looking for a corp's revenues: Google failed. Wolfram worked.
  • 31 May 09: #bing When you mouse over a result, you get a short summary (the pg's opening paragraphs). Saves time.
  • 31 May 09: bing.com is up. it's working over here.
  • 29 May 09: feature is voice search. At Search box, click the microphone icon and talk. It does a good job of finding what you said. Many small tweaks.
  • 29 May 09: Video can be directly uploaded to YouTube. Just click and the world can watch your cat. Onscreen touch keyboard (a bit small...). A cool
  • 29 May 09: My G1 gPhone just updated itself to Android 1.5 (Cupcake). A number of new features. Update takes about 10 min. Camera now has video mode.
  • 28 May 09: It's Mac vs. Microsoft all over again. Apple refused to license their OS so they sell it alone. MS licensed to hundreds of makers.
  • 28 May 09: The end for iPhone? Google said today they expect 18-20 gPhones (from 8 mfgs) by the end of this year. Google will swamp the market.
  • 27 May 09: I wonder why Google is so secretive about this? Would it undermine their Adwords revenues?
  • 27 May 09: Did you know Google runs its own affiliate network? Yep. Even our Google agency support didn't know about this. http://bit.ly/11MPMe
  • 22 May 09: Cool, a 3-day weekend. Okay, I'll write several proposals & reports, but at least, the phone will be quiet for a few days.
  • 22 May 09: No more recession? We're getting many enquiries for services. Also hiring. V busy these days. Speaking at various confs next few weeks.
  • 8 May 09: We're looking to hire graphics people in India, China, or similar to make image ads. Ask them to contact me. -- andreas@andreas.com
  • 5 May 09: Our book's website is finally up! www.Insider-SEM.com
  • 30 Apr 09: Let me update my tweet re: Omniture and Twitter. If they set it up, there's a setup fee. But you can also do it yourself. So that's cool.
  • 30 Apr 09: @Omni_man Many thanks for the info re: Omniture and Twitter. I'll notify the client.
  • 30 Apr 09: @Delishess:-) Any questions, just ask! More books: Akin Arikan's "Multichannel Marketing" is ++good.
  • 30 Apr 09: Omniture has Twitter tracking, but they charge $13K to turn it on. There are plenty of free tools to track one's brands in Twitter.
  • 30 Apr 09: Speaking at eMetrics on enterprise analytics this Tues in San Jose. Free admission. More at www.svama.org/special_events.html
  • 21 Apr 09: IBM now does analytics? Learn about IBM's analytics strategy. http://bit.ly/1VWEuz
  • 15 Apr 09: Try this: http://tinyurl.com/dxzmru Select each tab & click "Play Timeline." Do this for both. Whoa!
  • 3 Apr 09: So I created a template for 1024x monitors. It's free (incl. instructions) at http://tinyurl.com/andreas023 (entry for April 3rd)
  • 3 Apr 09: Check yr analytics. Look at your visitors' monitor resolution. Resize your monitor to 1024x768 and open yr Twitter page. Yep, a mess.
  • 3 Apr 09: Most custom Twitter backgrounds are broken. They designed for large screens... but 32% of my visitors use 1024x screens. It looks broken.
  • 31 Mar 09: What works, what doesn't work, & how to manage & improve your marketing & sales. You'll come away with a solid understanding of analytics.
  • 31 Mar 09: I'll be the keynote speaker. Experts in Coremetrics, Omniture, & Google Analytics discuss hands-on analytics for integrated marketing.
  • 31 Mar 09: Panel on Analytics: SV Am. Marketing Assn., April 23. Incl. Coremetrics, Intuit, Paypal, MediaSmith. See www.svama.org/panel.html
  • 31 Mar 09: The TMobile G1 Google gPhone: 5.6 oz of dead weight. The battery lasts 3 hours. Many days, it lasts only 15 minutes. My Treo was better.
  • 30 Mar 09: A week ago, Twitter has .5% of US daily traffic. It now has 1.9%. It quadrupled in a week. It shot past LinkedIn. Source: Alexa.com
  • 30 Mar 09: Reading Kotler & Keller's university textbook on marketing. It's a standard. 700 pages and it doesn't mention analytics:-)
  • 27 Mar 09: The Christian Science Monitor (CSM), one of the top 10 US newspapers, stopped its daily print edition.
  • 27 Mar 09: Coremetrics added Twitter to their analytics package. Screenshot and a bit of description at http://tinyurl.com/andreas023
  • 26 Mar 09: Coremetrics released their analytics tool for Twitter this morning. Looks great. I'll write more details about it.
  • 25 Mar 09: Google's Visual Designer quit. He blogged. A line is very funny. See http://www.andreas.com/blog.html
  • 25 Mar 09: Guy Kawasaki offered a free book to his 93,000 followers. 140 took the offer. That's a tenth of 1%. Pretty bad CTR.
  • 25 Mar 09: Article in the Wall Street Journal on how companies are advertising in Twitter http://tinyurl.com/andreas029
  • 25 Mar 09: Interesting article about Guy Kawasaki's use (or blatant misuse) of Twitter: http://tinyurl.com/andreas028
  • 23 Mar 09: @larrymagid The chatter is mostly random. Twitter is useful for finding, connecting to, & emailing other experts. Facebook can't do that.
  • 22 Mar 09: Deleted items disappear from your list of updates, but not from Twitter's search index.
  • 22 Mar 09: It takes Twitter's Search a few seconds to find new items. Google waits 3 hrs. G could be instant, but they choose to delay. Interesting.
  • 22 Mar 09: Anyone know of examples of companies that make sales with Twitter? Or is it just branding? Anyone tracking conversions, leads, sales?
  • 21 Mar 09: @sem_marketing Working on the interviews of the China corps for the book.
  • 20 Mar 09: Does Google charge more for clicks? How much? 5%? 10%? 20%? Find out. Details at my blog. http://tinyurl.com/andreas027
  • 20 Mar 09: OK, it works: Twitter traffic can be tracked: Click-Thru-Rate (CTR) & conversions (leads or sales). Thxs to those who helped with testing.
  • 20 Mar 09: I'm testing analytics w/Twitter. In a few days, I'll post how to use tracking URLs and how to track conversions, etc.
  • 19 Mar 09: @CarriBugbee Look at Twellow.com. It indexes Twitter's users. They say they have 2.1 million.
  • 19 Mar 09: WebVisible & Nielsen/NetRatings survey: Only 44% of small businesses have websites. 50% spend only 10% of their marketing budget online.
  • 17 Mar 09: Amusing bug in Google: a client's conversion rate is 92,233,720,368,547,776%. That's 92 thousand trillion! Does Obama have that much?:-)
  • 16 Mar 09: @erictpeterson To measure citation, I look at number of mentions in last 10 days. Also look at results in Twellow. Twitter needs improvemnt.
  • 16 Mar 09: @erictpeterson Why spoof? To get massive numbers of followers to broadcast to them. How to measure? Trying to figure this out. G-A, Omni...
  • 16 Mar 09: @erictpeterson Looked at Twitalyzer. Too easy to spoof the numbers. Doesn't measure real value (CTR, CPL, CPA).
  • 14 Mar 09: @WineDog The university cafeterias were easy stops for everyone! Brits, Americans, French, Arabs, everyone was there.
  • 14 Mar 09: Try again! Here's the video for the Land Rush: http://tinyurl.com/abhtqd
  • 14 Mar 09: I see it takes about 3 hours for Google to pick up and index a Tweet.
  • 14 Mar 09: Alexa stats for daily traffic: Facebook 16%, LinkedIn 0.4%, Twitter 0.3%. Growing fast. Twitter is #81 in US (Expedia #85, Monster.com #87)
  • 12 Mar 09: I'm now Regional Director of Alumni for Universität Heidelberg. It's 600-year old university (Faust, Class of 1509 AD:-)
  • 11 Mar 09: @hkremer Use Twellow.com to find groups of interests. Search (e.g.) for "author kites" to find experts on kites.
  • 10 Mar 09: Meeting w Maggie Guan to plan our web analytics marketing book for Tsing Hua University in Beijing, China.
  • 9 Mar 09: In SF at Unica's conf on segmentation marketing. Talkiing w many people.
  • 7 Mar 09: b sure 2 see Coraline in 3D. Freudian story of a girl on cusp of puberty, sliding back & forth btw child & adult. metaphors: a tube, etc.
  • 5 Mar 09: Getting ready. Books Inc tonight in Mtn View. We talk at 7:30p.
  • 3 Mar 09: Just got the book contract for China. Book comes out in June. Publisher is Tsing Hua University.
  • 2 Mar 09: Finally! Wrote my andreas.com newsletter for March.Sent to Lili, who sends it out to my 5,000 subscribers. Hey, it's only 12:35 am...
  • 1 Mar 09: working on our analytics/SEO/PPC school. course overview = 18 pg. we start in May w 2 classes of test bunnies. class starts in June.
  • 28 Feb 09: At HYSTA's conf on Alibaba at Stanford MBA school 2day. Jack Ma, CEO, spoke. Bigger than eBay+Amazon now. We're meeting w them.
  • 26 Feb 09: Next Wens (Mar 5), we speak at Books Inc in Mtn View (7:30).
  • 26 Feb 09: Busy week. SDForum event was great. Lots of info re China. Tomorrow, breakfast w VP of Colombia, who happens to be a cousin.
  • 13 Feb 09: On the air again. Raining. Reading "Groundswell". Good bk.
  • 2008 ===================
  • 24 Oct 08: at T-MObile, buying a gPhone. full report later. yrs, andreas
  • 24 Sep 08: in DC to speak at a conf. I signed up yesterday for a Google phone. These arrive. Oct 22. yrs, andreas
  • 11 Sep 08: now watching live video feed from LHC in switzerlland. Scientists are estatic. The thing works. yrs, andreas
  • 11 Sep 08: i'm at Swiss consulate for a party to celebrate Hadron Supercollider. 50-60 scientistd etc are here. Speeches soon. yrs, andreas
  • 5 Sep 08: little skunk came up to the camp last nite. Looked around w squinting eyes. Walked off. yrs, andreas
  • 27 Aug 08: 3 am: awoke to chirrups: two totally cute raccoons by my bed. they came in via cat door & got lost in the house. I herded them out.
  • 10 Aug 08: i finished writing my newest book. did the final edits today & sent it to the publisher. it only took a year to write this...
  • 9 Aug 08: I'm doing edits on layout draft of our new book. 3 more chapters to go, due on Tuesday. The book comes out in late October.
  • 9 Aug 08: Spoke at a Stanford/Berkeley conf thurs. Met two guys who are the founders of Twitter. I signed up for Twitter. (And that is my first tweet.)

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