Tame Bear on July 1st, 2013

Vizify has done it again with another cool way to summarize your Twitter experience. This time it’s by combining details about when you post, your favorite topics, photos and followers, and a few of your top posts quoted, all in a lively animation set to catchy music, under a minute long. Click to see mine, […]

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Tame Bear on December 31st, 2012

Twitter this year teamed up with Vizify to produce summaries of anyone’s Twitter feed from 2012, distilling it down to the top ten words. Here’s mine. Nothing too surprising — these are The Bear’s top ten words, with “World” leading the pack by a wide margin. (Click on the chart to read the list.) I […]

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Tame Bear on February 27th, 2012

Are you using Twitter Lists? Here is how The Bear uses Twitter Lists to follow and keep in touch with many more people around the world than I’d ever be able to in-real-life. There’s a pic of all my Twitter Lists — you can probably tell by the titles what each list is about. If […]

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Tame Bear on June 14th, 2011

They say that “LinkedIn is where you tell lies to yourself, Facebook is where you tell half-lies to your friends, and Twitter is where you tell the Gods-honest truth to total strangers.” If we’re honest with ourselves, we’ve all told a few lies here and there. As a cub, I was fascinated with this lying […]

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Tame Bear on December 6th, 2010

Just believing in nonduality is similar to believing in other religions. Actually experiencing nonduality moment by moment is where it’s at. Hearing, seeing, touching, and other perceptions are happening. Experiencing these things demands a “me” to do the experiencing. Duality. To experience the sensuous being of all-that-is requires thought, applying meaning, using words. Thought, meaning, […]

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Tame Bear on October 21st, 2010

Of course you know a “retweet” is simply repeating what someone else said. It’s a Twitter thing. A retweet begins with “RT” followed by the twitter name of the person you’re retweeting, followed by whatever that person said. So for example if you want to repeat something I’ve said, your retweet will start with “RT @tamebear …” […]

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Tame Bear on May 27th, 2010

We live in strange times. It is possible today to have a conversation “in character” with a fictional TV character, further blurring the lines between what we believe is real and what is fantasy. Lloyd Simcoe (played by actor Jack Davenport) is one of the main characters in the ABC TV series “FlashForward“, which airs […]

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Tame Bear on May 19th, 2010

Those who follow @TameBear on Twitter may have already seen this, or perhaps it was inadvertently buried in a flood of other messages flowing by in your river of info. Here they are all together in one place — 8 tweets describing “Multiverse Wave Theory” (aka: MW-Theory): Picture yourself as a blob of photons moving […]

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Tame Bear on April 19th, 2010

As an avid technology watcher, The Bear tracks a number of trends on the World Wide Web, observing how new services come into common usage and are integrated into our daily lives. One hot rising trend in recent years is “social networking,” exemplified by services such as MySpace, Orkut, LinkedIn, Facebook, Bebo, Twitter, and Google […]

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