Highlights from this week’s 37signals staff posts at Twitter.

asianmackasianmack: From 23andMe: All humans can trace their paternal ancestry back to a single man who lived in Africa perhaps 125,000 years ago.

Sarah Hattersh: Clean desk http://twitpic.com/1xm9ry

Matt Lindermanmattlinderman: Got invite to http://www.rdio.com. Really impressed so far. $10/mo seems like a no-brainer for any music you want on any device.

Ryan Singerrjs: Started re-reading ‘Cognitive Grammar: An Introduction’ yesterday. Ronald Langacker is one of my heroes.

DHHdhh: I was interviewed by @akitaonrails at RailsConf about Rails 3, influences, and businesses: http://bit.ly/bfDbpd

uptonicuptonic: “We’re hiring” plastered across your service van says “high turnover” to me.

uptonicuptonic: “I am a sans serif Superman and my only kryptonite is pretentious buzzkills like you.” http://j.mp/9Te4ZQ /via @zhaus

DHHdhh: AOL set to sell Bebo for $10M after buying it for $850M just 2 yrs ago. Hot on the heels of selling ICQ for less than half of purchase.

Jason Friedjasonfried: Commoditizing design? Design is a commodity. Great design isn’t, but design is. Like tomatoes vs. heirloom tomatoes.

Mark Imbriacomarkimbriaco: Still amazed that so many companies are anti-remote employees. RT @rickj: Why my team is virtual…. and loving it. http://bit.ly/cbAChH

Jason Friedjasonfried: RFPs are like contests – no one you know ever seems to win one.

Jeffrey Hardypackagethief: I watched Food Inc and read the Omnivore’s Dilemma. But it was Jonathan Safran Foer’s “Eating Animals” that got me.

DHHdhh: Part of me can’t believe that I just pre-ordered an iPhone 4 given the abuse AT&T puts me through on a daily basis. Glutton for punishment!

Matt Lindermanmattlinderman: Boo: ESPN3 World Cup streaming avail only to those w/ internet connection from an ESPN3.com affiliated ISP. Doesn’t include Time Warner.

Jason Friedjasonfried: Another impressive release from Twilio: http://www.twilio.com/openvbx – great drag-and-drop + Q&A-based UI.

Matt Lindermanmattlinderman: REWORK gets shoutout on USA Network blog. “For life advice that is Character Approved, get to Rework.” http://bit.ly/9fSXbm

Kiran Max Weberkiranmaxweber: Finally, the “Apple TV” I’ve been waiting for. Beautiful new unibody Mac mini with up to 8GB RAM and HDMI. http://www.apple.com/macmini/

Jason Friedjasonfried: Clearly designed, straightforward single-page info site: http://dailydeadbirds.com

Jason Friedjasonfried: Writing is design. Design your sentences with the right words like you design your interfaces with the right pixels.

Jason ZimdarsJZ: “Fools ignore complexity. Pragmatists suffer it. Some can avoid it. Geniuses remove it.” —Alan Perlis

Jamis Buckjamis: “good” is not merely an absence of “bad”, although the inverse is true.

DHHdhh: The video of @garyvee at RailsConf is up: http://bit.ly/c88JKC—how can you not love this guy? (and his incessant swearing!)