Poodleboy writes: If you're old like me, then you may be wondering what's the use of Twitter. Beyond reading highly epitomized versions of Homer's Iliad, what's the point? Is it a social tool, a business tool or both? This article in Today's Engineer examines the issue, from the arguably frumpy perspective of the IEEE. The question is this: is this just the last generation's view of the thing, or is its analysis consistent with younger users as well? What do you do with it?