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Jack Vinson @jackvinson Arlington, MA

Work: Theory of Constraints (Goldratt Consulting!) and Knowledge Mgmt. Also: cycling, personal effectiveness, D&D, games, books, wife & kids (two boys), Boston.

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Joined Twitter 7/20/07


@RpgAcademy @BeskarTom Mike, Tom, are one you interested in a free copy (digital) of the Tabletops and Tentacles m… https://t.co/BmqZngIGLY
6/4
2020
Ways of managing for flow https://t.co/ILHkOjxCBt
6/3
2020
@VMaryAbraham @elsua Turns out my niece is at Hiram, another small Ohio liberal arts school... @elsua @VMaryAbraham So shall we plan to meet Friday? 8:30? Zoom? FaceTime?
5/29
2020
@VMaryAbraham @elsua In! I'm available until 9:30 EST tomorrow. (Luis might be offline, given those pretty pictures he's posted.) @VMaryAbraham Hey Mary! and @elsua Sorry to have missed this chat (with those work meetings). We've tried schedulin… https://t.co/S92F7rRwgn @TheRpgAcademy Wow! Looking good, Mike!
5/28
2020
I really wish news websites would let me see the article I clicked through to instead of putting some (related?) vi… https://t.co/qiiwVmnUqM
5/27
2020
@ShawnCallahan @markaschenk just listened to the ‘cast on The Rock and fan autographs. Henry Rollins (punk rock wit… https://t.co/96LzxWGwXJThinking in Systems: A Primer from Meadows https://t.co/xopMwoR1RLProfound misunderstanding of "Lean" and "Theory of Constraints". https://t.co/hjRYy9G8oj @dailyhawker
5/26
2020
@BostonGlobe how can the 7-day average be below all the numbers in the previous seven days? Please get at statisti… https://t.co/xejVOZXTXE
5/22
2020
@cyetain Is a lot of the issue associated with estimates becoming commitments? What if we could actually treat the… https://t.co/lU8ON4H4OtReading Donella Meadows primer on Thinking in Systems. Examples of oscillations from bullwhip effect have me wonder… https://t.co/tsU83L6cG8
5/20
2020
High Five - Blanchard https://t.co/dq9A0zoYFE
5/12
2020
Trapped by my own conclusions https://t.co/t9xgWsy1OB
5/1
2020
@clarkeching I have to say I +love+ hearing Rolling Rocks on your podcast feed. The discussion of traditional batc… https://t.co/45IEuQcaIH
4/28
2020
@mgiant That's going to be fun to remove.Friend: It is exhausting being right all the time.
4/27
2020
I totally spilled the milk all over the dining table and my kid's lap. Swore a bit. But I didn't cry!
4/24
2020
Companies who are new to remote working: Everything does not have to be via a synchronous video call Asynchronous… https://t.co/JwRbhNZo86
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4/23
2020
Odd phrasing on my toothpaste tube. “protects against areas dentist check most” - what does this even mean?
4/22
2020
Stop solving, start learning https://t.co/bHcdMpCJhi
4/18
2020
Dakota Krout’s latest LitRPG, Ruthless (Completionist Chronicles), comes out May 1st. https://t.co/nrW0Vue7MYFlinchbaugh on the 4 C's of Trust https://t.co/ZlqIVdmXCA
4/17
2020
More on root causes https://t.co/wxrmf4YYTA
4/10
2020
I'm a completionist and you should be too! https://t.co/iUJpeRshcy via @DakotaKrout
4/8
2020
Is that the problem - Or just what you want? https://t.co/AZeoYgVPjI
4/7
2020
“The more you start, the further behind you get” ⁦@HalMacomber⁩ ⁦@GembaAcademy⁩ https://t.co/1z6AyhWiuL
4/2
2020
@ATTHelp Can't DM... Can't she just do this on her account via self-service? @jrothman The Agile Boston meeting is discussing remote working.... remotely. #AgileBoston
4/1
2020
@fswrites @matthewmercer @Marisha_Ray @CriticalRole Is Matt getting ready to eat the bird?
3/26
2020
@atthelp Any idea how to change the billing name on an account. Trying to help mom shift account to her name, inst… https://t.co/UGXhMy9Huw
3/25
2020
Love is in the air. So is influenza. Wash your filthy hands. https://t.co/19pMsgO3ua
3/7
2020
@BeskarTom I'm in Cinci, but not going to join you at @WoodburnGames tonight. Prep for a workshop tomorrow.
3/3
2020
@elsua I've always thought it was a decision about real estate (space dedicated to cars). Places I've been (Boston… https://t.co/hKZGGLg9De @elsua Great city. Haven't been there ~20 years, but I see there are still bike lanes!
3/2
2020
@rhappe My colleagues have been talking about the capabilities of "online" sessions. Biggest challenge for me is p… https://t.co/w1JKtj5Uql @TheRoyalTbomb @rhappe heh heh. It used to be email where knowledge goes to die. @elsua There have been variants of CoPs over time which certainly look like expertise "guilds". Are you seeing app… https://t.co/SlVkZ5yBWa @eikonne Maybe because many equate speed with sloppiness? Assume that you have to give up something. (Yes, give up… https://t.co/z4o5yJg63n @TheRpgAcademy I played in Iron GM qualifier at TotalCon here in Massachusetts. Would need to be heavily edited to become “watchable “.
2/28
2020
@TheRpgAcademy Done diddly done. @twitch I still can't watch on my TV?
2/27
2020
@TheRpgAcademy FYI. I backed that caving card game based on the podcast. Thinking I could use it in some dungeon delves.
2/26
2020
@HiltonHonors I think you need to follow me first. My colleague said the same thing has happened recently. @HiltonHonors Any idea why hilton has stopped sending email of receipt when I check out? Last three stays, I have… https://t.co/aPKsnQPg58
2/13
2020
from my blog... We do it to ourselves https://t.co/mEt4dzHiNC @GifZelda You are likely to be eaten by a grue. My first playing on a terminal at Dad's office. @GifZelda ASDW and sometimes JKIL. Along with spacebar, right-shift, left-shift... @brett_douville You ARE old. :-) I assume you mean "code the game"? Or did you find it in the back of computer m… https://t.co/3YJyHxiEzd @AskLyft It looks like the geo-location is seeing the limo lot / old pickup location as "closest", but it seems lik… https://t.co/O3ekFFhgRz @AskLyft FYI. It is still coming up with "Pickup Lot" which is the Limo lot. I have to explicitly find the new rid… https://t.co/3d8KKYT6iO
2/7
2020
@dweinberger 3 chapters into Everyday Chaos - loving your writing style. and the topic. @AskLyft I'll post again if I see it on the way back from my next trip.Curious about Quests & Cannons board game from @ShortHopGames. I played an early version at Boston FIG last fall. T… https://t.co/iiZc10w11y
1/27
2020
@lyft your app is confused at Boston Logan. Telling me to go to limo lot.
1/24
2020
Decisions take too long https://t.co/QB3GIc2Q2D
1/22
2020
Proud to be the 966th 😎 on @BackerKit for Kingdoms, Warfare & More Minis!. Thanks @helloMCDM https://t.co/85cQ2dq1mp
1/14
2019
I just backed Tabletops and Tentacles on @Kickstarter https://t.co/70oF4mcMCt
12/20
2019
@mgiant Yes, but are we making fun? Or are we congratulating?Interesting comment I heard: Problem + Lots of great explanations = there is still a problem. (unknown credit)“Park ranger leadership - we keep rescuing people who are lost, but we don’t give them skills to not get lost in th… https://t.co/jdyVwvpiQI
12/16
2019
@BeskarTom It's an unusual but not unheard of style to use all caps on the first line. Did they do it only for quo… https://t.co/qFZNtj9LWa
11/25
2019
"Simple can be harder than complex: You have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it simple. But it’s wo… https://t.co/qgHpHvJvvl
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11/23
2019
@AEGauthier Thanks for the mentions!
11/22
2019
@HiltonHotels Random idea. Make HHonor credit card work to open room door. Better than clumsy phone app.
11/12
2019
@CatSwetel Sorry. Tavistock - you posted a photo of a book.... @CatSwetel Don't know much about that approach, but my partner found the approach rather abrasive in a workshop.The real impact of continuous improvement https://t.co/wcLwiE72v3When you commit to everything, you're committed to nothing. https://t.co/8oqTDxhCSB
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11/11
2019
@comcastcares What's up with our router? I got a note that we have improved speeds, but the router died last night… https://t.co/2pS6jDS0hf
11/9
2019
The beauty of getting SOMETHING done https://t.co/w4p4UV01c4 thanks to @timherrera
11/8
2019
@helloMCDM so... how does one get onto the MCDM Discord?
11/4
2019
@SneakPodcast my 15 y.o. Yearly likes Star Warrior. Thanks for finding them. @TheRpgAcademy you guys have a Discord? Can't find... (generic RPG Academy, not Acadecon)
11/1
2019
@MBTA it is october. i dont think we need AC in the busses anymore.
10/31
2019
@gbrettmiller Happy birthday!
10/30
2019
I just backed Kingdoms, Warfare on @Kickstarter https://t.co/IoPFkx4uuI #DnD5e @HelloMCDM
10/21
2019
@ShawnCallahan what is the Umberto eco quote you guys mention in the most recent Anecdotally Speaking?
10/20
2019
@helloMCDM what’s on the docket for this evening?
10/17
2019
Observation: Sense of information overload is higher when we have a passive relationship with the information!… https://t.co/MzhQAfFtTCAll software is written to satisfy a human need or desire. Know who they are and seek to understand… https://t.co/8Eds99o2Xs
Retweeted by Jack VinsonInformation Overload Awareness day and webinar with @EndInfoOverload
10/15
2019
@Webex need help. Webex meetings (participant) doesn’t work in MacOS Catalina.
10/14
2019
@webex Can you help get Meeting Center to actually work on MacOS Catalina? I keep getting "security" warnings abou… https://t.co/NvK07v0x8I @WebEx Any help getting Meeting Center to work on MacOS Catalina.Holy crud. #MacOS #Catalina security has gone overboard.Upgraded to #MacOS #Catalina. Got stuck "setting up" - needed to Hard shutdown. (And then another restart to fix some other oddities)
10/11
2019
@cdempc @DougCornelius Sad but Hard to believe. There are more people (and thus more cars), so emissions increase.… https://t.co/wLHQLl7T35 @CatSwetel @swardley I love this aspect of getting the story on the wall via whatever means. Both from the helping… https://t.co/oJ3v1nQU37
10/10
2019
@TheRpgAcademy love our kids! Mine are past this, but there were a few instances like this - so engrossed in someth… https://t.co/3VvbQAwNkB
10/9
2019
Advance review of The Unicorn Project https://t.co/P6j1hudWsI @RealGeneKim @mattcolville If time is critical in the campaign - of course you could add a calendar. I usually keep running not… https://t.co/640rdgqdJyCheck out "Information Overload Day 2019 Webinar" on the 15th with @nzeldes https://t.co/tZN1H7pheg @Eventbrite
10/8
2019
#BlackHistoryMonth starts on Tuesday and we plan on making each day count! Every day in the month of October, we a… https://t.co/fVUXlPE9r8
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9/29
2019
@RealGeneKim it’s only been six years since The Phoenix Project? (Just started the Unicorn)
9/27
2019
Review of @jrothman's book - From Chaos to Successful Distributed Agile Teams: Collaborate to Deliver https://t.co/CZgE3RWLwHPeople are good. “It’s very easy to assign blame to people at distance. Instead, practice empathy.” Via… https://t.co/7Nmhs0Fmc5
9/26
2019
@pairofjacksgames I picked up your card at BostonFIG, but neglected to write down which game you were running....
9/16
2019

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