So I’m sitting here in downtown SF wondering why so many helicopters are flying around, and realized, “Hey, this is what Twitter is for!” I got my answer: probably a protest march on Market and the accompanying news helicopters.
I created my Twitter account today. I’d been meaning to sign up for a while, ever since a friend told me she’d solved a problem with Google Maps breaking during a demo by searching Twitter. I still hate that Twitter is about posting trivial half-illiterate crap, but I now understand that that is exactly what makes it useful: 500 people asking a question and 1 person answering, in real-time.
If you want to follow my probably non-existent Twitter updates, I am:
As is my usual wont, I will only let close friends follow me, and vice versa.