Finally, finally, finally. I have caught up my ”Who I’m Following” series to the actual people I am following on Twitter. Youll notice a decided conservative-flavor to these Twitter accounts because I noticed I was following a number of liberal folks. As a result, I wanted to make sure I was getting the viewpoint from the conservative side, too. If you missed any of the earlier posts in this series, here they are:
So, without further adieu, here are the people I have followed since my last post.
@jonahlehrer: Jonah writes on psychology, neuroscience, and the relationship between the humanities and science. You can find his columns/posts on the Wall Street Journaland WIRED Science.
@sciam: Scientific American has been covering science news for the last 165+ years. A reputable source of science news for certain.
@UtneReader: The best of the alternative press are digests of independent ideas and culture. Not right, not left, but forward thinking
@Change: the worlds fastest growing platforms for social change, empowering millions to start and join campaigns for social change in their communities.
@counterparties: Counterparties is a curated snapshot of the best finance news and commentary. It combines what we [Felix Salmon and Ryan McCarthy] find interesting, overlooked, and important.
@jonasTSN1050: Jonas is one of my childhood friends (!) and he covers the Toronto Maple Leafs for TSN Radio 1050.
@RobLowe: Rob Lowe played one of my favorite TV characters, Sam Seaborn, and often tweets about an assortment of things including politics and Parks and Recreation.
@melissa_e_brown: I went to high school with Melissa she’s one of the smartest people I know. Shes just finishing up her MBA at Tuck and who knows what wonderful things shell contribute to the world.
@richardbranson: Richard Branson is probably one of the most successful serial entrepreneurs — ever.
@danecook: A hilarious stand-up comedian. One of my favorites from him was “Vicious Circle.”
@RepresentPledge: One of the most important documentaries — bar none. If you haven’t seen it, go see it — right now.
@LeafsBB20: Brian Burke is the current GM for the Toronto Maple Leafs and he’s got a reputation for disruptive tweets.
@odemagazine: “An international magazine for Intelligent Optimists about the people, passion, & possibilities changing our world for the better.”
@McCainBlogette: Meghan McCain is the daughter of former Republican Presidential Nominee, John McCain.
@JustinWolfers: He is a very reputable economist and has a number of appointments at universities and think-tanks.
@indecision: “Politics, election news and other jokes. From your friends at Comedy Central.”
@ThisIsSethsBlog: Seth Godin is one of the most influential people in business today, especially with regard to marketing.
@wsjgraphics: “Information graphics and data from The Wall Street Journal.” I’ve previously written about my affinity for data (in visual form).
@JenSiebelNewsom: Jen is the writer/director/producer of the documentary I mentioned earlier, Miss Representation.
@NelsonMandela: This is the Twitter account for the Nelson Mandela Foundation… “contributing to a just society by promoting the values, vision, and work of our founder.”
@sdwillia: I went to university with Shane and he currently works in the non-profit industry. He’s sure to do great things!
@AncientProverbs: This Twitter account provides proverbs and quotes. I do enjoy a good quote.
@DavidBrooksNYT: He is… “a political and cultural commentator who considers himself a moderate and writes for the NYT.”
@ReihanSalam: “I write in the hope and expectation that people read people with whom they disagree to challenge their settled views. Suffice it to say, this isnt generally the case, but Im happy to continue behaving as though it is, as it is true of enough people to justify the effort.” (from here)
@KarlRove: Ken Wilber, a modern-day philosopher in his own right, has said that Rove has read Integral Theory.
@RameshPonnuru: “Ramesh Ponnuru is a senior editor for National Review, where he has covered national politics for 15 years.”
@NYTimeskrugman: I have written about following Paul Krugman before. Seems like I unfollowed him and refollowed him.
@gallupnews: “Gallup news and tracking data on politics, business, wellbeing, and the world.”
@DeepakChopra: Do I really need to tell you who Deepak Chopra is? Just in case I do, go here.
@sbnation: A sports network of over 300 blogs maintained by part-time writers who love their team.
@JoeNBC: Joe Scarborough is the co-host of Morning Joe and is a former Congressman from Florida.
@biologyofbelief: This is the official Twitter account for Bruce Lipton not to be confused with @brucelipton.
@HamOntCakeLady: Erin Andrews, (one of my sisters-in-law), is affectionately known as Hamilton, Ontario’s Cake Lady.
@cbellatoni: Christina Bellantoni is the Politics Editor for PBS NewsHour. She was also a fellow at the IOP this past fall.
@michaelbd: Michael is a Politics Editor for Business Insider and is a noted conservative voice.
@davidfrum: Frum is a former economic speechwriter for George W. Bush and clearly, is a noted conservative.
@TEDNews: “ALL the news from TED: TEDTalks, TED Conferences, the TED Prize and more.”
@McKQuarterly: “The business journal of McKinsey & Company. Our goal is to offer new ways of thinking about management in the private, public, & nonproft sector.”
@HarvardBiz: “The latest Harvard Business Review blog posts, Management Tips of the Day, Daily Stats, and more.”
And there you have it. You’re all caught up on the the accounts I’m current following on Twitter. As always, if you have any recommendations (based on the flavor of the people I follow in Parts 1 through 7), feel free to leave me a note in the comment section of tweet me.
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