links for 2008-10-24

  • "Of course, one man’s trivia may be another man’s must-know scoop. For every reader bored by a tweeter’s updates on his daily doings, there’s another who’s delighted to learn that their friend is taking up the cello or buying a new computer. Sorgatz uses his feed in part to keep up with friends who live in other states: “It’s kind of ‘ambient friendship,’” he says, “I learn about what they’re doing from these little pieces of information I pick up. I feel more connected to them…It’s part of their life, what they’re thinking about.” "
    (tags: twitter)