scientist, storyteller, philosopher
“No one should be credited with anything ever.” — Elon Musk @elonmusk https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1140094701623660544
RT @izs: Most software is bad, by some arbitrary measure. Any large collection of software is mostly bad. That's how it works. Dirt is dirt…
Stanley Yong departs Big Blue https://modernconsensus.com/people/exclusive-stanley-yong-ibm-cto-departs-big-blue/
IBM Blockchain Finance Lead Jesse Lund Is Leaving the Firm https://www.coindesk.com/blockchain-financial-services-lead-jesse-lund-leaves-ibm
RT @Grady_Booch: @USArmy And yet, I am reminded of this: “It is only those who have neither fired a shot nor heard the shrieks and groans o…
How cool is that! Congratulations, Alyssa!!! https://twitter.com/alxssasaenz/status/1139371248369033216
The result of an internal technology issue.” In other words, this was not a targeted attack. https://twitter.com/target/status/1140018056602750976
RT @sauravj: “In 1998, science fiction author @DavidBrin published a remarkably prescient book of nonfiction, titled “The Transparent Socie…
This is the media equivalent of China’s Social Credit Score, all wrapped up by Zuck with a bow of pretty @facebook blue. https://twitter.com/jbenton/status/1139535865544413184
RT @computinghuman: Semiconductor #ComputingConcepts A semiconductor is a material with particular electrical properties that make it suit…
“Nice country you’ve got there. It would be a shame if something happened to it.” https://twitter.com/realdonaldtrump/status/1139891393252474880
RT @MikeElgan: Why ‘ambient computing’ is just a marketing buzzword (for now) http://bit.ly/2IJ0R4t
RT @Abebab: Homes, streets, neighborhoods, villages, towns, cities: they are no longer local scenes where neighbors live & walk, where resi…
If his tweet rings hollow, you must unfollow. https://twitter.com/therealoj32/status/1139743663737622529
Egads. https://twitter.com/mbrennanchina/status/1133397162824310784
RT @computinghuman: Grete Hermann #ComputingPeople Pioneer in quantum computing https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grete_Hermann Born: March 2, 1901 Birthplace: B…
RT @estherschindler: "The Apollo Guidance Computer is one of the unsung successes of the Space Race. This is probably because it was so phe…
I'd like to report a murder because no burn unit can handle this 🔥 https://twitter.com/granick/status/1139633741003780097
 
Burning with the fire of ten thousand suns..
RT @chadloder: Reminder: We don’t protect data — we protect people. Privacy and cybersecurity are political, sorry. From 2018: Police are…
Live long and prosper. https://twitter.com/cnet/status/1139514222717689857
“anywhere reasoning, planning, or robust generalization are required” Which is precisely why I am an advocate for hybrid symbolic/connectionist models of computation. https://twitter.com/josh_tobin_/status/1139344142905909248
"I actually think 10 years from now, you won’t be listening to music." @vkhosla Um. No. https://techcrunch.com/2019/06/12/we-wont-be-listening-to-music-in-a-decade-according-to-vinod-khosla/
RT @computinghuman: Antonin Svoboda #ComputingPeople Pioneer in fault tolerant computing https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anton%C3%ADn_Svoboda Born: January 1, 1907 Bi…
RT @Grady_Booch: @philosophybites I do not know whether I was then a man dreaming I was tweeting, or whether I am now a twitter spambot, dr…
Hawaii...aerospace? https://twitter.com/wef/status/1139442383806971905
At some level of abstraction, all software-intensive systems - and all living things - look like information message passing systems. https://www.sciencealert.com/neurons-communicating-with-stem-cells-pose-a-whole-new-way-to-pass-information-down-generations
RT @nickm_tor: Gaze not into the abyss, lest you become recognized as an abyss domain expert, and they expect you keep gazing into the damn…
I have long lost my confidence in the current @WhiteHouse to accept the validity of this statement. https://twitter.com/npr/status/1139269477202321409
RT @Derya_: Very much looking forward to reading my friend @GaryMarcus new book Rebooting AI - coming out this fall. His insightful & const…
Behold the Prince of Whales.
After 3 1/2 years, our wonderful Sarah Huckabee Sanders will be leaving the White House at the end of the month and going home to the Great State of Arkansas....
 
..She is a very special person with extraordinary talents, who has done an incredible job! I hope she decides to run for Governor of Arkansas - she would be fantastic. Sarah, thank you for a job well done!
 
Who will lie by the helicopter now?
 
Wonder who is the next sycophant you have lined up to take over.
 
Three and a half years? You have only been president for two and a half years.
RT @DanB: @harrymccracken @tynanwrites Lotus Notes also introduced enterprise to very general purpose collaboration systems that had built-…
I learn so many things from my @Twitter people that I did not know I needed to know. https://twitter.com/erik_kaars/status/1139114986196934656
Imprisoning a former President is the kind of thing that happens in developing countries - America should avoid falling into this pattern if at all possible. The focus should be on winning in 2020 and solving the problems that got Trump into office.
 
I would be happy with his complete and utter financial ruin and public humiliation once he leaves office.
 
I would be happy with good progress on immigration, social security, debt, health care, economy, foreign policy, etc. I don’t much care about personalities and palace intrigues. I don’t trust the current democrat party to make that progress.
 
I don’t hear you complaining about Mitch McConnell and how he is basically stopped every bill coming from the house. Or the reality that Trump has helped pioneer virtually no meaningful legislation or policy in any of those areas.
 
True. I think McConnell is doing his job. The dems have passed a lot of left wing nonsense bills in order to gin their base. They knew the senate would ignore them. The same thing happened when the roles were reversed.
 
Ah: the tired “they did it too.” Very different scale of suppression going on here, Bob. And even so, the GOP controlled House - before the 2018 elections - offered up hardly any meaningful legislation. Your specious arguments here do not work.
 
Bob, I love you man, I sure as heck do not understand your political position.
 
I’m a libertarian leaning free-market conservative. Government should be small. Taxes low. Regulations minimal. Safety nets austere. Immigration legal. Military strong. Congress should make laws. Presidents enforce laws. Judges interpret laws.
RT @Grady_Booch: “As far as we know, Earth is the only planet in the universe that can sustain human life.” https://twitter.com/thenextweb/status/1139057737185267715
RT @computinghuman: Irving Reed #ComputingPeople Pioneer in error detection and correction https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Irving_S._Reed Born: November 12, 192…
RT @BNuseibeh: The next challenge is to develop software that embodies, reflects, and supports how we (want to) live ... not by accident, b…
“As far as we know, Earth is the only planet in the universe that can sustain human life.” https://twitter.com/thenextweb/status/1139057737185267715
Well, that is outrageous on so many levels. https://twitter.com/ed_solomon/status/1139031900931198976
RT @tribelaw: Trump just told @GStephanopoulos he’d gladly take a foreign power’s negative info on his 2020 opponent if it was offered to h…
"I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will faithfully execute the Office of President of the United States, and will to the best of my Ability, preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States." https://twitter.com/evanmcmurry/status/1138936855435591681
RT @StephenFleming: @ericlacasse @DJSnM @NASA Charles Simonyi claimed that NASA tried to anticipate every contingency and have a procedure…
Or should it be a "Lemming Mac Attack"?
Hereafter I will call a DDoS a Lemming Attack. https://twitter.com/telegram/status/1138773578592268288
I’m working on a story on the greatest apps of all time (native ones, not including games and programming languages, but any platform and era). Gimme some nominations.
 
Turbo Lightning https://openlibrary.org/books/OL16658044M/Turbo_lightning
 
VisiCalc Wordstar Eudora Ecco & Evernote dBase II & FileMaker Chrome or Netscape Slack You need an anti-greatest list: PowerPoint
My son (4 years old), who has grown up watching us talk to Siri and Alexa, thinks you can talk to anything that has a screen or is plugged into the wall. This morning he told the toaster to order him a new lego set.
 
<—- surreptitiously places an order for a yuge @LEGO_Group set via @amazonprimenow to Nick’s son.
 
 
 
 
 
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