Its been just about two months since I last updated the list of people Im following on Twitter. I thought today might be a good day to give a brief update. Over the next couple of weeks, I’ll try to catch “all the way” up to who I’m following. In case you missed the earlier posts:
So, without further adieu, here are the people I have followed since my last post.
@LouiseHay: Louise Hay is the author of one of the most the most famous self-help books of all time – You Can Heal Your Life. It lends credence to the idea that your thoughts can affect your biology.
@GreatestQuotes: “A collection of quotes that will challenge, motivate and inspire you to be the best you can be.” Curated by Sinead Duffy, Personal Development Trainer & Coach.
@BuddyRoemer: He is a former Governor & Congressman and is currently running for President in 2012. He has bee notoriously held out of Republican debates, but has some intriguing ideas.
@CNBC: CNBC is a cable television business news channel. They are dedicated to covering business headlines and financial markets.
@levarburton: LeVar Burton played the lovable character Geordi La Forge from Star Trek: The Next Generation. He’s also a big proponent of literacy.
@justinptrudeau: Justin Trudeau is the son of the famous Canadian Prime Minister, Pierre Trudeau. Justin has gone on to become a politician in his own right.
@nycole_turmel: Since the passing of Jack Layton, Turmel has filled in as the interim leader of the NDP. Shortly, the NDP will pick their leader.
@Dahlialithwick: Dahlia is a Canadian (eh?) and mostly tweets about issues regarding law and the court system.
@Number10gov: This is the account of the current Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, David Cameron. I’m not sure, but I think the account will stay with the Prime Minister’s office, regardless of party.
@melindagates: Melinda Gates is the co-founder and co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, which is the largest wealthiest charitable foundation.
@JimCarrey: Jim Carrey was born in Newmarket, Ontario (I lived there when I was younger!) and is one of the funnier comedians of today.
@TheLewisBlack: Lewis Black is a stand-up comedian and is a regular on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. His tweets are often funny.
@wordspy: “Word Spy is devoted to ‘lexpionage,’ the sleuthing of new words and phrases.”
@Steele_Michael: Michael Steele is a former RNC Chairman. He is a contributor to MSNBC (often representing the conservative viewpoint).
@anamariecox: She is currently a Washington correspondent for GQ and often has interesting commentary on the political debates.
@fourthofjulie: Julie is one of my friends from SVSU. She currently works for the American Red Cross.
@DalaiLama: The Dalai Lama is the most influential figure in Tibetan Buddhism. His “reign” has lasted over 60 years!
@MaddowApp: This twitter account is aimed at iPad users, but during “The Rachel Maddow Show,” it often tweets links to articles of which Maddow is referring.
@joestiglitz: Stiglitz won the Nobel Prize in Economics in 2001 and is a very well respected academic.
@AliVelshi: I used to watch Ali back when he was on ROBTv (Report on Business Television). I always found him to be very intelligent.
@gatesfoundation: From the Twitter account: “We work to help all people lead healthy, productive lives, focused on health, poverty, and opportunity.”
@aaker: I listened to a lecture of Prof. Aaker (look for it in my upcoming post in the series “What’s On My iPod, Part 6.”)
@SSIReview: The Stanford Social Innovation Review: Informing and inspiring leaders of social change.
@BillGates: Bill Gates doesn’t tweet very often, but when he does, he often, “shares cool things he’s learning.”
@jack_welch: Jack Welch is one of the preeminent businessmen of our time. It’s great to be able to follow his commentary via Twitter.
@EconBizEd: Tweets to articles in The Economist that have to do with news or insights for business education.
@ECONdailycharts: I like to view information by way of charts, so it’s great that The Economist has an account dedicated solely to charts.
@EconBizFin: Tweets from this account are from The Economist and have to do with business, finance, or economics.
@ModeledBehavior: This is the Twitter account for a blog and there are often tweets about the economy, business, and finance.
@Humblebrag: This account retweets Humblebrags. As is made clear on their about statement, “Humblebrags are different from brags.”
@LaMonicaBuzz: Paul La Monica tweets — often — about stocks (what’s up, what’s down) and the economy. He’s quite a barometer for the market.
@Richard_Florida: Richard writes about social and economic theory. He’s current a Professor at the University of Toronto.
@Nouriel: Roubini is a rather famous economist. In fact, he predicted the collapse of the US housing market and the worldwide recession.
@felixsalmon: Felix Salmon is a noted finance blogger for Reuters. He’s won awards for his scientific reporting.
@GOOD: “GOOD is the global association of individuals, businesses, and nonprofits powering what works.”
As I said earlier in this post, I’ll do my best to catch up to the updated list of who I’m following in the next couple of weeks. As always, if there’s someone you think I might like to follow, leave me a comment, send me an email, or tweet me.
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