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Mathew Ingram @mathewi 43.776188,-79.149103

I'm a senior writer at Gigaom. I have been the ninth caller and have won the weekend passes. I am an expert in stucco, a veteran in love and an outlaw in Peru.

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Like a classroom RT @hari: What’s the best way you’ve seen online comments managed? Here are 3 different tactics: http://t.co/xmLdH7omNF
Retweeted by Mathew Ingram@wilw: Great story — I still remember Usenet groups with names like wil.wheaton.die.die.die. I felt bad for you even then :-)Beautiful Hurricane Carter obit written by legendary NYT mob reporter Selwyn Raab, who covered Carter case. @NYTobits http://t.co/GP2Ui8CPM5
Retweeted by Mathew Ingram@hunterwalk: Next year you need to look at surge pricing for the eggs"Please make sure each child gets an egg" OMG my wife is a socialist. Let market forces distribute the eggs!!!
Retweeted by Mathew IngramButterflied leg of lamb and kielbasa #Easterfeast http://t.co/U5nfzemTPAVery often, the more you know about an industry, the harder is it to believe it can be disrupted.
Retweeted by Mathew Ingramsurprising eic of Telegraph scoffing at @Buzzfeed for not being serious about news. Has he read it at all ? http://t.co/s6AeK5Qg3u
Retweeted by Mathew IngramOn gaming the system. A pervasive and growing practice. @nickbilton reports. Friends, and Influence, for Sale Online http://t.co/TNgd36xDmU
Retweeted by Mathew IngramSeeing people posting photos of their kids' Easter baskets and egg hunts makes me want to wake the teenagers and force them to do oneproof CNN really did ask "Can the Klan rebrand?" http://t.co/cRoMcYHmCv
Retweeted by Mathew IngramSad day: Adrianne Wadewitz, perhaps the most prolific and expert Wikipedia editor of articles about women, has died http://t.co/RhrmUJ7k30
Retweeted by Mathew Ingram#Kyiv Post delivers English language news from embattled #Ukraine with budget of $60k a month http://t.co/s06yQxxmSH
Retweeted by Mathew IngramGoogle search completion: "How do I know if I'm..." http://t.co/3mnbBAdeBI
Retweeted by Mathew IngramLAX is like a Cinnabon with a prison attached to it.
Retweeted by Mathew Ingram@hamiltonnolan: I love those goddamn pretzelsGreat, personal post about the Boston Marathon by @dens https://t.co/A5EcbefGzK
Retweeted by Mathew IngramWhat's a "newspaper"? RT @BlogsofWar: Which Provides Better Intel: Your Local Newspaper or Secret Intelligence? http://t.co/IvRylMIPAw
Retweeted by Mathew IngramA satisfying coda to @ssstrom's earlier reporting. " @GeneralMillls Reverses Itself on Consumers’ Right to Sue" http://t.co/QQ6gGb04ti
Retweeted by Mathew IngramIn a sense, Easter was the first #FF
Retweeted by Mathew IngramAh, Easter. When news features that have been on hold for weeks because they weren’t that great are resurrected and pressed into duty.
Retweeted by Mathew IngramSmall nation. Lots of land. RT @Amazing_Maps: Where humans reside in Canada - http://t.co/bzeVOeYsrp
Retweeted by Mathew Ingram"DPLA isn't just a public library, it lets anyone build their own public library to suit their needs." http://t.co/GY9r2gLwKp
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Pretty much — as long as it has a gun rack RT @araadt: Alberta! http://t.co/X9uSx9qj1CWonderful evening talking zines at Powells. But: don't fall victim to nostalgia. Right now is *amazing*, as it always is.
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Retweeted by Mathew IngramTwitter withholds country-specific content in Turkey. As I wrote, this makes censorship visible & circumvention easy. http://t.co/5lvrTkJCS0
Retweeted by Mathew IngramKurt Vonnegut explains the shapes of different stories http://t.co/XHE5C9q86a http://t.co/wQhxFE7uwy
Retweeted by Mathew IngramSame RT @darth: reminder that if you see a tweet from me about losing weight because of some miracle fruit then something is terribly wrongAFP withdrew this image / @TelegraphNews http://t.co/bykXkcr1Wp (Pic: Buddahbir Rai/AFP) http://t.co/I8W0TleUDD
Retweeted by Mathew IngramMeanwhile RT @andrewegardner My blog on the İzmir #Twitter trial. Will be observing the hearing on Monday http://t.co/s8722docjh
Retweeted by Mathew Ingram“It’s a courtroom with three benches...one person pretending to be the judge, and two agencies behind the scenes." http://t.co/Xf9ZWDZBQx
Retweeted by Mathew IngramMy advice to aspiring journalists: do not go to journalism school. Study history, politics. Talk to people. And above all, listen to people.
Retweeted by Mathew IngramThis is Twitter RT @karanlyons If you don’t have anything nice to say, reply sarcastically to someone trying their best in a difficult world
Retweeted by Mathew IngramTwitter has not provided and will not provide user information to Turkish authorities without valid legal process.
Retweeted by Mathew IngramWe don't withhold content at the mere request of a gov't official and we may appeal a court order when it threatens freedom of expression.
Retweeted by Mathew Ingram@doingitwrong: Nope — it says I'm not a member of tchotchkes@moorehn @mathewi Jordan had sent me an email. I told him I'd respond -- but only in public.
Retweeted by Mathew IngramI'm interested in this pay-for-community model; value for both sides? http://t.co/ASaa7W4pm5 via @mathewi
Retweeted by Mathew Ingram@jjacobs22 @anildash: Will you guys have an Android version any time soon? Just curiousSaudi paper @makkahnp asking Twitter users suggest a headline for upcoming football match. Winner gets a retweet and year subscription.
Retweeted by Mathew IngramI was thinking that exact thing RT @julian_dunn: Looks like @getsecret is this bubble's http://t.co/hIOm03VbUF, right?Every parking lot should look like this http://t.co/opET2LluP6
Retweeted by Mathew IngramEvery once in a while, someone gives me $20 for the games they pirated in their youth.
Retweeted by Mathew IngramWife: "guess you didn't win the Pulitzer Prize for parallel parking."
Retweeted by Mathew IngramThis aggression will not stand, man RT @davidsirota: @mathewi you’re outta your element, Donnie.@moorehn @nicknotned: He definitely doesn't shy away, which is one of the things I admire most.@davidsirota: So you want to pull the Big Lewbowski on me now? Any time pal. You will be in for a world of pain.Great idea! RT @turoczy: Kinda surprised no one has done a remake of the Stones "19th Nervous Breakdown" updated for startup life.@davidsirota @danprimack: How about maybe just let the journalism speak for itself without all the sophomoric trash talk?@moorehn @nicknotned: I'd rather have it and Nick's reply in the public comments actually -- and I'm betting Nick would tooI see @Vox has launched its widely expected porn analysis section. #clicks
Retweeted by Mathew IngramLet's be honest: Twitter is the best thing that ever happened to philosophy. With the death of philosophy a close second.
Retweeted by Mathew IngramI see no difference between predicting national fascination and making it happen in this piece on a Clinton pregnancy http://t.co/cuNOpSdp1e
Retweeted by Mathew IngramThat's some good investigative journalism RT @pkafka: Headline in my feed: "YouTube Tops List Of Largest Video Sites"Oh please MT @davidsirota: Basically, investigative reporting that upsets rich people is offensive to financial reporters like @danprimackStill baffled that Turkish gov't suggested a "ttt" intranet for Turkey. Bluster or not, suggesting Turkey join North Korea & Cuba is so sad.
Retweeted by Mathew Ingram“Fitness trackers are just diets with batteries”. — Me, ten minutes ago, explaining why people abandon fitness trackers
Retweeted by Mathew IngramThe Nike Fuelband was several years ahead if its time. Sadly, it was marketed to people who were several years behind the times.
Retweeted by Mathew IngramSome Thoughts On General Mills’ Move To Mandate Arbitration And Waive Class Actions http://t.co/KD9SH2l6H6
Retweeted by Mathew IngramJesus was the only man to return from the dead and not eat brains.
Retweeted by Mathew IngramNothing has made media less interesting to me than its abundance.
Retweeted by Mathew IngramI thought this was a bad joke at first RT @pbump: No one wants to play golf any more, so they're dumbing it down. http://t.co/Ucp1RCLQRG@GlynnMacN @mathewi Part of it is the tyranny of the "like." People don't like or "like" difficult images. Whole terminology is wrong.
Retweeted by Mathew IngramCongrats to @zittrain on taking over as director of the Berkman Center: http://t.co/ZtNop0nRBK@thegarance @GlynnMacN: it's awkward when someone posts an unhappy status update — should you "like" it even though it's not a good thing?@GlynnMacN: I've been there — not exactly there, of course, but in the general vicinity — so I'm glad you called it outGood piece from @GlynnMacN about the "highlight-reel self" we construct through social media: http://t.co/LQxzuilW6cIs this a trick question? MT @nicknotned: did gay media mafia ignore rumors of underage boys at Hollywood parties? http://t.co/zV8xiyTN9dBoston Marathon bomb hoaxer's brother says Kayvon is bipolar and was off his medication at the time: http://t.co/rLHGc2h7JY
He makes some great points but what's necessary to make comments worthwhile is beyond most small publishers and even some big ones.
Retweeted by Mathew IngramMr. Bliss—the little-known children's book Tolkien hand-wrote and illustrated for his own kids http://t.co/Agc3J6uT0c http://t.co/9gMrI8nzMz
Retweeted by Mathew IngramMy new business cards just came in http://t.co/PIy9GC526u
Retweeted by Mathew Ingram@MarkLoundy: agreedEditor, brainstorming a slogan for the site: “Where you come to find out if your neighbor was arrested for meth.”
Retweeted by Mathew IngramIf you aren't following @heartbleed_me , I'm live-tweeting a novel about love & technology. Should be a good day to drop in on the story.
Retweeted by Mathew IngramThanks, Scott RT @ourmaninchicago: I've re-read @mathewi's defense of online comments sections and it's really good. http://t.co/wtrBnNDn2FOf course somebody posted on Secret a week ago about the impending Nike FuelBand firings https://t.co/IOqYRgW2C1
Retweeted by Mathew Ingram@MikeIsaac: thanks for the news updateNeil deGrasse Tyson on race. Brilliant. http://t.co/YRbySHce2D
Retweeted by Mathew IngramHack remaining FuelBand inventory to just keep flashing "goal achieved" animation and sell to EDM fans for concerts
Retweeted by Mathew IngramNike isn't just giving up on hardware; it's giving up on the community it enabled. Too bad. http://t.co/z78mbARCkr
Retweeted by Mathew IngramHow sad is it that when I get to keep my shoes on in a TSA Pre line, it feels like Christmas morning?
Retweeted by Mathew IngramSomething doesnt feel right about this super abrupt nike announcement re fuelband
Retweeted by Mathew IngramCannot count the number of ways Twitter's web UI makes me want to kill, maim, murder and mildly annoy. *twitch*
Retweeted by Mathew IngramIndeed. RT @volkanucmak: @khoi @jeffjarvis I think Medium is the next iteration of magazines
Retweeted by Mathew IngramNews of Nike ending Fuelband broke on Secret: https://t.co/eATHUYfcwq
Retweeted by Mathew IngramAlt Nike FuelBand headline: Nike execs talk with Apple & realize iPhone, iWatch = health wearables. Wanna bet nice Nike apps for iOS8?
Retweeted by Mathew Ingram"its physical wearables are not bottom-line needle movers" http://t.co/m3VVwZl0ri
Retweeted by Mathew IngramWOW RT @Techmeme: Exclusive: Nike fires majority of FuelBand team, will stop making wearable hardware http://t.co/6h0jEvvNGN
Retweeted by Mathew Ingramworking hard to put other people at their ease is fucking exhausting, no wonder men never bother with it
Retweeted by Mathew IngramTrue RT @Megan: Twitter's main phone number is basically a recording that says they don't take phone calls@whitneymcn: I think he is totally right about that — ducks are vicious. One the size of a horse would bite your head right offExcellent point RT @chuq: @mathewi @pmarca and that horse-sized duck would not be housebrokenAgreed RT @dweinberger: But, @mathewi & @pmarca, we can all agree that we'd duck 100 horse-sized Redditors, right?@pmarca: I don't know — little horses couldn't do much other than kick your ankles, but a horse-sized duck would have a giant nasty beak@shineMSC: Consensus was the 100 duck-sized horses@carlstraumsheim: Most of the group went with the duck-sized horsesThe best part about following Elon Musk on Twitter is you don't understand 80% of what he says, but you feel smarter afterwards.
Retweeted by Mathew IngramJust spent a good 20 minutes debating whether we would rather fight 100 duck-sized horses or one horse-sized duck — time well spent
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