Top 10 Tweets From Meeting of the Minds 2012
Meeting of the Minds 2012 in San Francisco found a very active Twitter community last week when it convened at the Julia Morgan Ballroom in San Francisco. Reports even circled that #motm2012 trended into the Top 10 on Twitter during the October 10th sessions. The Twitter traffic spike can be seen in the image above, and studied more closely at Topsy.com.
Here is a collection of 10 particularly insightful and retweeted comments from the #motm2012 Twitter community.
— mark gilbreath (@markgilbreath) October 10, 2012
— Story Bellows (@storybellows) October 11, 2012
— Urban Prototyping (@urbanproto) October 11, 2012
— Victor d’Allant (@dallant) October 11, 2012
— Qualcomm (@Qualcomm) October 12, 2012
#motm2012 the Mayor of San Francisco: ‘Technology has to be combined with a spirit of collaboration’. True.
— Andreas Gyllenhammar (@AndreasGyl) October 11, 2012
— Marco Kusumawijaya (@mkusumawijaya) October 11, 2012
IBM smart cities is such a seductive vision. But “data exhaust” is disempowering. What is the place of citizens & communities? #motm2012
— mikel (@mikel) October 10, 2012
— Rogier van der Heide (@rogiervdheide) October 10, 2012
Barcelona CIO mantra: want to be a city of productive neighborhoods, people live & work in same place #motm2012
— Cynthia E. Smith (@designother90) October 10, 2012
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