with Kyra D. Gaunt, Ph.D.
What's your best tweet?
One of many: http://twitter.com/kyraocity/status/23235340236
What are six things you could never do without?
My cat Delilah (Do not touch), social colaboration, love of self & others, transfor
How do you use Twitter in your professional life?
In 2010 I curated Audacity ebook http://bit.ly/d1M0J read by over 11k. Raised $2k in 3days to save friend from deportation. Give wksps
What feature should Twitter add?
Searching words on your recent timeline. Creating a visualization of your social network for the week, month, year.
Why should we vote for you?
I create curious connections for opposable thumbs to overcome boredom from schooling, racism, and to upgrade the convo of adult. Kyraocity!!
Terms you wish would start trending on Twitter right now?
#structuralracism #greatness #onenessofhumanity #audacityofhumanity #audacity #courage
What's the most interesting connection you've made through Twitter?
Wedding photographer @iamparris. Met Oct 2009 a week after 1st tweet. Shot pics 4 song I wrote abt indifference re saggin pants. Did TEDxEast
140 characters of advice for a new user?
Don't talk to strangers. Or you'll end up expanding your knowledge and network and you don't want that. Strangers are dangers. http://slidesha.re/fi998Q
How do you imagine Twitter changing?
Add a feature for archiving your tweets
Who is the funniest person on Twitter that you follow?
Why should people follow you?
I use Twitter to engage twpl to be curious abt humanity & real educ. I curated an ebk with 35 twpl from 5 continents that reached 10k in 2010
Can you name some one-of-a-kind Twitter accounts that you follow?
@corvida is a unique tech blogger who also does fashion & is so smart. Also @renushahbagaria & her schl 4 street kids in Nepal
How do you decide what to tweet?
It's always about engagement, social upgrading the personal & professional convos re: higher ed, students as adults, racism, humanity
Why'd you start tweeting?
Started really tweeting to create a series of educ tweets with my handle Kyraocity pronounced like curiosity. I.e., kyraocity abt racism #22
What are some big Twitter faux pas?
There are none. It's when you get stuck in a convo or by a convo and stop communicating that Twitter stops working its magic