After yet another grumble at jt, I’ve finally broken and will give Twitter a try (my ID is andrewferrier). I’m still struggling to see where the benefit will come from, but he made the valid point that I can’t say for sure ‘til I try it - so I’ve given in and will give it a go. To be fair, I’ve come across two bits of useful info. already, so early signs are promising.

My concerns are:


Yeah, I think that's pretty much the conclusion I'm coming to - on the basis of which, will work just fine, I should think.
You have to chill and let stuff go unread. If it was really interesting, it's likely to crop up again. I tend to have a twitter-free day now and then when I find it sucking too much of my time.