This might be why I fell in love with Twitter. The requirement to get to the point in less than 140 characters mandates brevity. With this abbreviated burst of communication, my ADD-esque distraction tendencies, and my naturally snarky sense of dialogue, Twitter is perhaps the most perfect medium for me (@BMW).
It comes, then, as no surprise (to me anyway) that my short, to-the-point entry into the 140 | The Twitter Conference T-shirt contest for free conference admission (and, of course bragging rights), announced in early April. The contest rules simple:
come up with a better phrase for the back of the T-shirt, win a free seat at the conference
Apparently, my entry:
Was exactly the sort of cleverness judges (event speakers as I understand) were looking for.
For me, it was just another day fit into 140 character updates.
My contest submission, in entirety:
Learn more about the event, May 26th & 27th, 2009 at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, CA.
From the "140" site:
"We’re bringing together the top gurus in the Twitosphere to discuss all things Twitter, from understanding the business value of Twitter to exploring the what makes a great Twitter app."
Simple as that! Now, who's going? Guess I am now!