Today on The Techology Show:

Claire Diaz-Ortiz – @claire, clairediazortiz.com

Claire Diaz-Ortiz leads social innovation at Twitter, Inc. and was named one of the 100 Most Creative People in Business by Fast Company. She is a speaker and author of Twitter for Good and enjoys advising startups and social enterprises.

Anthony Casey – facebook.com/acasey64

Heath Mullikin – heathmullikin.com

Matthew Tietje – matthewtietje.com

Interview with Claire

Books we Mentioned:

Twitter for Good: Change the World One Tweet at a Time

Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life

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They Said It

Why should we have to go to class if we came here to play FOOTBALL, we ain’t come to play SCHOOL.  classes are POINTLESS

Ohio State third-string quarterback Cardale Jones in an October 5, 2012 Tweet.

SOURCE: ESPN

These are supposed to be our representatives. If they’re not living the same lives or understanding the lives that the average American is living, how can they really represent our interests?

The Daily Ticker’s Aaron Task commenting after The Washington Post reported that the median net worth of the current Congress rose 5% during the recession while it fell 39% for the average American. The wealthiest one-third of lawmakers saw their net worth rise 14%.

SOURCE: Yahoo News

My belief is that if we manage to put the soup kitchen out of business that will go a long way to addressing the attractiveness in our city that’s creating a huge negative impact

Costa Mesa mayor Eric Bever proposing that the city do away with its soup kitchens in order to reduce the homeless population. Shannon Santos, the executive director of Someone Cares soup kitchen extended an invitation to the mayor “to come in and have lunch with me.”

SOURCE: CBS News

Everybody has something in the closet, and I reckon the best policy is always to be honest, then it can’t come back to haunt you. I had an abortion at 17 and it was the worst thing I ever did. It was the first time I’d had sex, and that was rotten. I’d always thought it was going to be all violins, and it was just awful. I was two months gone when I realised. I went to my mum and she said, without pausing for breath: ‘You have to get rid of it.’ She told me where the clinic was, then virtually pushed me off. She was so angry. She said I’d got myself in this mess, now she had to get me out.

Sharon Osbourne in a recent interview where she talked about a wide range of issues related to her personal and professional life.

SOURCE: The Daily Mail

Coming up

October 16, 2012 Dan & Joy Irvin

October 23, 2012 Dr. Timothy Tennent: Asbury Theological Seminary President

October 30, 2012 Dr. James Emery White