All the publicity that Twitter received in the last few weeks left me with an early adopter hangover. I want all the online (& offline ) services I use to succeed, but I was a little sad to see Twitter go from a secret (relatively), that I was in on, to something the world was rapidly adopting. I've been no better than the guy in the back of the Fillmore crowd who claims the band was "better back in the day." Tonight, I ran through the posts of the people I follow, and found a few cool things.
Bob Dylan is releasing a new disc and his first single is free
Rick Wagoner of General Motors had been fired.
A friend of mine, LatteKelli passed her practice test.
All good stuff, but then I went over to Alex Bain's Favorites on my RSS Reader. Alex posts all of his favorite Twitters and other blog posts or YouTube Videos throughout the day. It's usually some of my most interesting daily reading and today I found a bunch of good stuff.
And it hit me, sometimes I get more enjoyment out of Alex's Favorites than all the people I follow, and it reminded me of a Bob Lefkowitz quote, that Ben, my partner in Ben's Friends (patient to patient support networks), sent me a couple months back: