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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-05-30

May 30, 2011
  • @cote I think I just saw him too, but with no pants on Champs Élysées. in reply to cote #
  • #eg8 Maurice Levy and Sarkozy on stage. Now its time for Sarkozy. Let's of chest thumping. #
  • #eg8 Sarkozy: " we have changed what knowledge means by making it universally accessible and available for all to contribute". #
  • #eg8 Sarkozy: "be faithful to the revolution you have started" #
  • #eg8 Sarkozy: "this is a total revolution. No flag, no slogan". #
  • #eg8 Sarkozy is celebrating copyright law. #
  • #eg8 Sarkozy would like to have e-G8 annually before each G8. Why not g20? #
  • #eg8 man, Sarkozy is long winded. What was the guy's question again? Can we get in another question? #
  • #eg8 Youth? Does Sarkozy think there are a bunch of young entrepreneurs and innovators here? BC avg age is prolly 48. #
  • #eg8 Sarkozy credits start of Arab cyber revolution to Iran. Expresses his hope for Iranian freedom. #
  • #eg8 Sarkozy admits policy has historical favored stability to justice, freedom and democracy. #
  • #eg8 Sarkozy: I believe that geeks are our future… Set to Whitney Houston. Are there geeks here? #
  • #eg8 oh hey I was sitting next to @jeffjarvis. He's now asking a question of Sarkozy. #
  • #eg8 @jeffjarvis asking for a "hippocratic oath" of G8 beginning with "do no harm". #
  • #eg8 Sarkozy likes idea of 8th continent. He doesn't get the negative connotation. #
  • #eg8 Sarkozy keeps repeating the desire to prevent creation of new monopolies, but IP and copyright laws assure these. Seems contradictory. #
  • #eg8 Sarkozy: his team spends more time analyzing Internet sentiment. implication newspaper is increasingly irrelevant. http://t.co/d28BeID #
  • #eg8 @jeffjarvis clearly Sarkozy did not get negative connotation of "8th Continent". #
  • @jblagarde @sw spent look that way from where is sit. Looks like 30-35% female. in reply to jblagarde #
  • #eg8 did this just turn into a McKinsey commercial? #
  • #eg8 it's strange to hear how McKinsey and politicians think of the Internet. #
  • @poissonjensen why isn't there someone representing wikileaks at #eg8 in reply to poissonjensen #
  • #eg8 newsflash from McKinsey: the Internet is huge in economic terms. #
  • #eg8 This McKinsey presentation is just plain useless. #
  • #eg8 McKinsey is analyzing the Internet in every dimension except a single one that matters. #
  • #eg8 McKinsey newsflash: "the Internet is big and it matters". Yes I'm serious. And now have "metrics". Albeit senseless ones. #
  • @digiphile this McKinsey talk is completely idiotic and makes me embarrassed to be at #eg8 in reply to digiphile #
  • #eg8 hey McKinsey I hope you're embarrassed by that ridiculous presentation. I'm embarrassed for your company. #
  • @jeffjarvis I don't think he mocked your call. I think he's just a bit clueless. in reply to jeffjarvis #
  • #eg8 having tech innovators on stage instead of the late stage parental supervisors would be a lot more interesting. #
  • #eg8 "Japan is totally safe. Please come back. " #
  • The Carriers interests are not aligned with the best interest of the people. #eg8 Amen #
  • #eg8 ok. Wifi appears to be down. C'mon this event isn't very big. #
  • Yochai Benkler intelligently slammed #HADOPI to the pleasure of the crowd. Used example of kazaa as p2p led to skype as argument. #eg8 #
  • @ericschmidt makes a good point as a follow up to @edyson that currently tech has a bias to transparency #eG8 #
  • @kevinmarks that surprised me too in reply to kevinmarks #
  • #eg8 wow, there are a lot of French here. #
  • #eg8 well that was, by far, the nicest bathroom I've ever visited in a tent. Is this Qaddafi's old tent? #
  • #eg8 the number of smokers here almost equal the number of French. #
  • #eg8 my smugness gauge is in red. #
  • @camille_neveux why don't you comment on the other panelists clothing? Jimmy has a nice black suit… in reply to camille_neveux #
  • CEO of Orange is boasting the need for his network to facilitate grouponq, Facebook, etc… #eg8 #
  • I have no idea what Sandberg, Orange, just said about Net neutrality. #eg8 #
  • I have no idea what Richard, Orange, just said about Net neutrality. #eg8 #
  • #eg8 Richard, Orange, implied that net neutrality, due to scarcity of spectrum, the entire Internet infrastructure may collapse. Right. #
  • Request for a site called: "before you agree" that allows users to rewrite their TOS. #eg8 #
  • @alex_zapolsky I'm near front on left. in reply to alex_zapolsky #
  • @mattesmattes I think you're right. Richard, Orange, seemed to be hinting that Apple takes 30% why can't carriers. #eg8 in reply to mattesmattes #
  • #eg8 Rupert Murdoch: Digital's Next Frontier, Education. #
  • #eg8 Murdoch is discussing a common topic in EDU: there has been relatively no innovation in centuries. #
  • @alex_zapolsky assuming I don't fall asleep in my seat. It's damn hot in here btw. in reply to alex_zapolsky #
  • @monkchips the food and wine is good. in reply to monkchips #
  • @monkchips in seriousness, I don't think any of us knew what to expect. http://t.co/setuJO2 #eg8 in reply to monkchips #
  • #eg8 Murdoch suggests applying science and analytics employed by media to EDU. #
  • #eg8 why has Murdoch being given a platform to discuss his views on EDU? How he is qualified? #
  • #eg8 no questions for Murdoch? If he wishes to improve EDU maybe he could cease polarizing societies and degenerating dialog. #
  • #eg8 this panel on IP is irritatingly one-sided and one dimensional. #
  • @JPBarlow is now speaking about IP. #
  • @JPBarlow is crushing it. GJ man. #
  • @JPBarlow #eg8 has been about applying tired business practices on the Internet. #
  • @JPBarlow has been the high point of #eg8 thus far. "you cannot own free speech" #
  • $5b invested into finding new talent in music industry. #eg8 I've seen what you call talent. #
  • The panelists delude themselves. They call themselves creation industries. They are, in fact, distribution industries. #eg8 #
  • #eg8 realize that distributors in many mediums are increasingly obsolete. This means no middle man. Means lower cost. #
  • #eg8 Mitterand let's FIGHT THE REAL ENEMY: @craignewmark; so we can save the newspapers. @JPBarlow #
  • @zeruch this is correct and they even had this statement on the big screen! #eg8 in reply to zeruch #
  • Sean Parker has really good taste in tequila. http://t.co/xL1sATq #
  • highlights of #eg8 singing Dead with @jpbarlow, scilizing with EFF and ICANN, debating obsolescence of media distrs w/ FR gov and Sony music #
  • @biskuit Yes, sounds great. in reply to biskuit #
  • #eg8 one can tell how old a persons business model is based on their affinity for Internet regulation. #
  • http://t.co/7uTTV5F @eff and @JPBarlow on #eg8 #
  • #eg8 #OH "Internet Shminternet. There's always France." #
  • #g8 not many women? For a tech event there are a ton of women. I wonder, do ppl at sociology or EDU events complain about a lack of men? #
  • @natfriedman congrats. in reply to natfriedman #
  • #eg8 no idea what question to Zuckerberg was about. Why are ppl clapping? "With transparency are people sincere on social networks? " #
  • #gluecon @the_spinmd sadly, there hasn't been any Bon Jovi at the #eg8 in reply to the_spinmd #
  • @graemethickins I'm at the #eg8 I would have loved to hbe made #gluecon though. in reply to graemethickins #
  • @peignoir syn #
  • @sheppy Awesome. Let us know if we can help with some samples or something. in reply to sheppy #
  • @Ninety7 too expensive? Go download Core it's FREE. in reply to Ninety7 #
  • I can NOT wait to be home with the family. Never again do I want to be gone for 4 days from them. 2 tops. #
  • @shaver I love your updated twitbio. 🙂 #
  • On my way to Gare du Nord 4 hours ahead of my flight. Can't wait to be home with the family. #
  • It seems like buying garbage cans would be cheaper than paying for all those people to pickup trash. #Paris #
  • Glad to be back in the states where our airports are cavernous and clean. #
  • @Buzzmodo true in reply to Buzzmodo #
  • @the_spinmd @mputerbaugh23 omg you're right. I brought @ashbyjulia one. in reply to the_spinmd #
  • Paris is nice, but I do love San Diego. #
  • Lots of news coverage of #eg8 today. I'll be writing my summary as an attendee this weekend. #
  • @TheTechScribe What's my one word summary of #eg8 Theater, but that's not all bad. I'll explain in my summary. in reply to TheTechScribe #
  • At the eG8, 20th century ideas clashed with the 21st century economy http://t.co/ZTbdMys via @radar #
  • I'm uploading my #eg8 photos to this photo set: http://bit.ly/lkfm3p Most are up already, but more to come. #
  • @ZoliErdos Yes, it reminded me of one of my favorite books authored by W. Sommerset Maugham. in reply to ZoliErdos #
  • There is no mystery why French are thin when their food is so rich and full of fat. You can't eat the volume we do in the USA. #
  • @digiphile you're doing a great job with your coverage of the #eg8 #
  • Here's my entire #eg8 photo set http://bit.ly/lkfm3p enjoy. 🙂 #
  • @zeruch smaller portions. Exactly. You can't possibly eat American sized portions. in reply to zeruch #
  • @digiphile feel free to steal. in reply to digiphile #
  • UGH Ditto. I love this guy. RT @micah Deeply saddened by Gil Scott-Heron's death. Showed the power of spoken word. http://hac.im/kfzmVB in reply to micah #
  • @digiphile yah he's hot. in reply to digiphile #
  • #FF Great meeting y'all at #eg8 @jerezim @enoss @juliettepowell @jpbarlow my photoset: http://bit.ly/lkfm3p #
  • I'm watching "the Cove" http://imdb.to/mb4SIY with @TaraFulkerson I suspect we'll never be able to go to Seaworld again. #
  • Seems so based on my followers. I'd guess nearly half rather than most though. RT @novaspivack http://gaw.kr/mdDTGC in reply to novaspivack #
  • @stoweboyd your blog skin breaks in chrome when I size down the width. in reply to stoweboyd #
  • I'm a little bothered that I've been traveling and working so much I have to rely on my 5yr old to translate for my 2yr old. #
  • @Des AH! There you are on Twitter. Missed you in my #FF yesterday. It was wonderful to meet you at #eg8 🙂 #
  • Get Out the Vote For Enterprise 2.0! Zendesk http://t.co/d7gzluZ #
  • The porn spammers on Twitter are completely out of control. #
  • @digiphile Keep it coming man. 🙂 GJ BTW: http://www.flickr.com/photos/roebot/5770072292/in/photostream in reply to digiphile #
  • I'm reading: "Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World" by Weatherford. So far it's pretty great. #
  • @hortovanyi Dude, Shut up! Spoiler alert. Damn… in reply to hortovanyi #
  • It's raining in San Diego? How unusual. #
  • @jcalazan I'm 2/3 through it now. It's been a really fun read. #
  • Bubbling sea signals severe coral damage this century http://flne.ws/26789956 on Fluent News #
  • Live Bacteria Help Create Rain, Snow and Hail, Research Finds http://flne.ws/26779037 on Fluent News #

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