Bobby’s 5 Links of the Week | December 12, 2010

Hello friends, here are my links for the week. As you can see…they include doctors tweeting, social media, medical social media, Elizabeth Edwards, and Leadership. I hope you enjoy and let me know your thoughts about any of these articles!

December 8, 2010 | Michael Moore-Jones
I’m 16 and, unusually, I use Twitter quite a bit. I say unusually because perhaps you’ve heard that teens don’t tweet. This first came to light last year when a 15-year-old Morgan Stanley intern wrote a report [PDF] where he explained that teens “realize they are not going to update it,” and that “no one is viewing their profile, so their ‘tweets’ are pointless.” CLICK HERE to read more.

December 8, 2010 | Meghan O’Rourke
It wasn’t her political career but the window she gave us into the reality—and illusions—of dying. CLICK HERE to read more.

December 9, 2010 | Bryan Vartabedian, MD
I learned this only recently:  people vary in how they like to consume their content.  For the longest time I managed the distribution of my blog content passively:  push it out on RSS and Twitter.  Then let the chips fall where they may. CLICK HERE to read more.

December 10, 2010 | Thornton Kirby
I’m frustrated. Finally, after nearly a year of relentless campaign promises and bickering about everything except the real challenges facing our nation, this campaign is over. CLICK HERE to read more.

December 12, 2010 | Stefan Lindegaard
A legendary story about Tom Watson Jr., who guided IBM in its glory days, bears repeating in any discussion about smartfailing. According to the story, a vice president who had lost the corporation $10 million on an experiment that failed was called to Watson’s office. CLICK HERE to read more.