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September 2012

@abulsme Updates from 2012-09-23 (UTC)

  • Reading – The Romney Campaign Needs a New CEO (Peggy Noonan) #
  • Reading – Nest home monitoring device pops up at the FCC with ZigBee, greater ambitions (Jon Fingas) #
  • Reading – How the Tea Party Killed Mitt Romney (Kevin Drum) #
  • Reading – Ground Truth (Devin Coldewey) #
  • Watching – Walk and Talk the Vote – West Wing Reunion – Bridget Mary McCormack (Bridget Mary McCormack) #
  • EC Update for Sep 23 done. Polls added in 6 states. All backfill from @PollTracker. VA changes cat. Blog post soon. #
  • RT @appwiz @abulsme I’m glad ZigBee is finally going mainstream. I worked with the technology a decade ago and it had promise even then. #
  • Finished recording this week’s CC with Ivan about 30 min ago. Cameos from Alex & Manuel. It will be out later in the week when I have time. #
  • MT @fivethirtyeight: We’ve published forecasts since June. The ONLY two states where the favorite has switched at any point are OH and FL. #
  • Reading – Apple Is Already Shipping Many “Late” iPhone 5 Pre-Orders (Frederic Lardinois) #
  • RT @McCainBlogette: What kind of asshat jumps into a tiger cage at the zoo? #
  • Reading – The Cloud Factories: Data Centers Waste Vast Amounts of Energy, Belying Industry Image (James Glanz) #
  • Reading – Mitt Is Overpaying His Taxes – For Now (Josh Barro) #
  • Reading – Using predictions in the service of ideals and profit (Sam Wang) #
  • MT @mschmitt9: Rom tax rate avg 20% 1990-2009. Why? Inc 8 yrs when cap gains rate ~30% (90-97) & 5 yrs at ~21% (98-02) #
  • Reading – My Product Feedback (MG Siegler) #
  • Reading – September Ratings Of Five Election Scenarios (Sheri Rivlin And Allan Rivlin) #
  • Reading – Lincoln’s Laws of War and Our Own (Doctor Science, Obsidian Wings) #
  • Reading – Sept. 21: Presidential Race Changes, but Swing States Stay the Same (Nate Silver) #
  • Reading – Don’t Blame Mitt!
    (Michael Tomasky) #
  • Reading – Romney Shambles, Income Tax Edition (Oliver Willis) #
  • Reading – Obama tries to lock up Wisconsin (Darren Samuelsohn) #
  • Reading – Texts from Mitt Romney (Nick Douglas) #
  • Reading – Source: Apple Aggressively Recruiting Ex-Google Maps Staff To Build Out iOS Maps (Darrell Etherington) #
  • RT @KevinGoldsmith: One day in and I am regretting upgrading my iPhone4 to iOS6. Phone is now slow and crashy and using more battery. #
  • Reading – The Free Internet Will Be Just Fine With Do Not Track. Here’s Why.
    (Sarah Downey) #
  • Losing was the plan then? Reading – Mitt Romney: My Campaign ‘Doesn’t Need A Turnaround’ (Evan McMorris-Santoro) #
  • Thanks Marc! MT @ThoughtnDesign: Curmudgeon’s Corner is like Manna from heaven even though @abulsme flamed my argument: #
  • RT @BuzzFeedAndrew: iPhone 5’s at a FedEx distribution center. #
  • Reading – The U.S. Suffered Its Worst Airpower Loss Since Vietnam Last Week and No One Really Noticed (John Hudson) #

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