with judy shapiro
How do you use Twitter in your professional life?
It is a powerful way to have an edited info stream of your industry/ category - if you have a well curated follower list. Otherwise too noisy
What's your favorite Twitter app?
What was the funniest trend you've seen?
The silly bandwagon affect that drew zillions of people to Quora. Despite the revelry- I publically shared my doubts & now seems I was right
What feature should Twitter add?
Better conversation tracking/ threading.
Is there someone you want to follow you who doesn't already? If so, who?
Hehe - I really have no idea who follows me. It's the "why of Twitter for me.
Why should we vote for you?
My talent is understanding how innovation is changing all of us - for good & sometimes not so good. Innovation needs a curator too :)
How do you make your tweets unique?
I don't try actually. I like to go for clarity so people understand the point. I do like to comment often when retweeting other articles
What inspires you to tweet?
1) helping someone else out; 2) helping enrich an idea started by someone else and 3) wanted to share an "aha" moment
140 characters of advice for a new user?
Use Twitter to learn - that way you cant get it wrong!
How long can you go without a tweet?
Wow -this is a troubling question in that it evokes the real addictive nature of Twitter. Let's put this tech in perspective people!
What question are we not asking here that we should?
Why is the shorty award important?
Who do you admire most for his or her use of Twitter?
I only follow 71 people and I admire all of them. I know each person I follow and why. Wanna see who does it best - see my followers.
Who is the funniest person on Twitter that you follow?
Hands down -- that would be @grattonboy. Part techno-geek, part social commentator - all Brit humor. Love him.
What is one of the biggest misconceptions of Twitter?
That everyone needs it and should use it.
How do you decide what to tweet?
Simple - I tweet about new things I learned that I didn't know before. It's good bet that others want to learn it too.
Why'd you start tweeting?
To learn what Twitter is all about. In this space hands on experience beats 10 "how to" books and articles.
Has Twitter changed your life? If yes, how?
Anything to that brings you so much new information, insights & ideas MUST be life changing - or else you are not listening
What do you wish people would do more of on Twitter?
I wish people would give more thought and care to what they tweet. Often times you just see mindless re-tweeting. Wastes everyone's time
What will the world be like 10 years from now?
Ten years older.