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Finding bits of awesomeness on twitter

By 28/10/2009 2 Comments

I really dont have the time to read tweets during the day.

Currently, I am following 600 of the coolest, smartest, most interesting people on the interwebs. People like ElineNalden, Renn, Ernst-Jan, Tijs, Boris, Alexander and Jourik. Together they generate shitloads of awesomeness.

I read their tweets on moments otherwise lost on boredom. While traveling, waiting on a bus, while on the train, while waiting for coffee and while waiting for my PC to reboot. And always on my Blackberry, using Ubertwitter.

Whenever I find an interesting tweet, I favorite it (HT @Scobelizer for the tip). I subscribed to the RSS feed of my favorites in Google Reader, so they end up in my RSS routine (I read y RSS feeds every morning).

In this flow, I dont lose time reading tweets during the day, but postpone the action until they show up in my morning routine. This routine also helps me to find the real gems in the people I follow, the list of people I favorite most.

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  • Andrew says:

    How 'bout that, did you add our RSS http://outoftheblog.com/think/feed/ to your reader. You might never know what awesomeness you can pick up overthere 😉

  • Mattijs says:

    Een vraagje hierover: Op wat baseer je uw beslissing of een tweet interessant is of niet? Vaak zijn de links die ze tweeten slecht omschreven en in bit.ly-vorm. Baseer je je dan enkel op de zender en omschrijving of open je telkens die links en lees je pas thuis het volledige artikel? Ik ben benieuwd want ik zit met hetzelfde tijdsgebrek.

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