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Dare Obasanjo @Carnage4Life Washington, USA

My day job is leading the product team behind https://t.co/WfqJppWK4m & https://t.co/8kyvBgHQ8N . Outside that I dabble in mobile apps & blogging.

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Joined Twitter 12/19/07


Not sure if it’s sadder that I immediately wondered if $SNAP stock would tank after I saw Kylie Jenner hated the re… https://t.co/h0kBww2aO3Google fired James Damore and his most vocal liberal opponent. Now they’re both suing for wrongful termination. T… https://t.co/T3AMynq9Jc @nanovak Microsoft is always auto corrected to MICROSOFT for me. 🤦‍♂️ @polotek Hard to argue you need guns to protect you from the government when your party dominates all 3 branches. S… https://t.co/XnedBKKYRO @polotek Perceived legitimacy of the authority is key. That said wouldn’t conservatives be cheering and liberals ma… https://t.co/OHhD3Y0NBe“I’ve seen this word capitalized before, I should helpfully capitalize it all the time” - autocorrect on iOS being unhelpfulThe devolution of autocorrect on iOS is a machine learning horror story 😨 https://t.co/UyRbTyKEUdAfter leaving Facebook, WhatsApp cofounder puts $50M into Signal and joins foundation as executive chairman. Inte… https://t.co/SRdTzCRuEP
2/22
2018
@jennschiffer New generation social media sites (Instagram, Pinterest & Snapchat) learned from Twitter's missteps t… https://t.co/bOcQ3AfgcpBig problem with machine learning algorithms is mistaking any engagement as positive engagement. Click a link to a… https://t.co/kCCFC8JpMe
2/21
2018
Twitter blames their poor handling of abuse on Ruby on Rails? What’s next blaming verifying Nazis on MySQL? Way to… https://t.co/QLYhuOOkq4Still not as mind blowing as finding out most of these VC firms don’t have HR departments equipped to deal with the… https://t.co/ilSoYjfUT5I’ve always been surprised that Silicon Valley have a buzzword “pattern matching” to describe discriminating agains… https://t.co/fJMHNyPU2x
2/19
2018
Surprising that Facebook’s VP of Ads is acting more like their VP of Russian election collusion with his public sta… https://t.co/29m56ge5Im
2/17
2018
@jack @gruber https://t.co/CwkjNgD6qz @anildash I don’t understand how they can’t afford to have a handful of Mac devs support the app. How is there no ROI on this? @IjeomaOluo Cops don’t pay it, tax payers do so it isn’t a deterrent. 😕Ready for #BlackPanther. Repping Marvel on the chain as well. https://t.co/hFRASOxm8c @Lessien Seems like blame shifting. Is the FBI really supposed to arrest everyone who posts a vaguely formed death… https://t.co/pAOKCe7Eed @ShiraOvide @ron_miller @Katie_Roof The interesting stat from a revenue perspective is how much referrer traffic we… https://t.co/vlGt46dVgU @ShiraOvide @BenedictEvans Thanks for noticing. We’re just getting started over here on BingAds 😊A reminder that a Microsoft business no one thinks about (Bing) generates roughly $7B in annual sales. That's 3x Tw… https://t.co/pxJ1aUFQcu
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2/16
2018
@polotek The priorities of the Republican electorate (i.e. voters not talking heads) have consistently been 1. Lowe… https://t.co/xm7pXiKuK1Good thing the Trump administration has decided the real terrorists are #BlackLivesMatter activists. 💀🔫 https://t.co/LXkiAvoJc3Gotta love human ingenuity. Facebook starts penalizing meme images & favoring video so meme pages start creating vi… https://t.co/PsbnfiVKNlChrome will block ads users find annoying except for the ones they find most annoying, the pre-roll ads on YouTube.… https://t.co/LcTGslyHOD
2/15
2018
@orcmid I have a tax accountant who confirmed I’m getting a tax cut.Azure usage continues to explode with 35% year-over-year growth compared to AWS with 15%. Microsoft as the scrappy… https://t.co/V2AYdqpnQGTime for that sad reminder. After Robin Williams' suicide, sensational media coverage that violated the CDC guideli… https://t.co/kI1DIpggxl
Retweeted by Dare Obasanjo @daniecal https://t.co/0bbtRQ8JbjAmazon passes Microsoft in market cap. End of an era in Seattle. https://t.co/nwdgEo0p0SLooked at paycheck and I’m getting a tax cut while people on SNAP will no longer get fruits & vegetables. This coun… https://t.co/X8uc7dw0zL @anildash They honestly have exceeded my most pessimistic view of how low American politics & governance could go i… https://t.co/aUND7PhFWC @anildash Don't forget the response to this FOIA request that shows FBI does not have any active investigation of t… https://t.co/yUUtsJvqb9Chrome starts blocking ads unless they meet its rules. This is driving publishers to switch to “compliant” ad netwo… https://t.co/QOAafDFqPV
2/14
2018
1969: -what're you doing with that 2KB of RAM? -sending people to the moon 2017: -what're you doing with that 1.5GB of RAM? -running Slack
Retweeted by Dare Obasanjo @stilkov Sure https://t.co/UelCEKGXTs @sriramk @mgsiegler I wish this wasn't true https://t.co/BKjvcHVLGj @jennschiffer It's super weird that I followed her (and you) as part of my personal growth plan of following more w… https://t.co/WgAHjp9CQf @mohamedmansour @myetherwallet @AdSense @BingAds We’ve taken care of these ads on the @bingads side. Thanks for reporting this.
2/13
2018
@LaurenGoode @KurtWagner8 ...unless the publisher or business bought ads. 🤑Speaking of autonomous weapons mentioned in the article, it’s crazy to think any college student could program a wo… https://t.co/K3zTDhirNTStanford, Harvard & MIT creating computer ethics courses as a reaction to the #fakenews and the “Facebook effect”.… https://t.co/EmT6gvOnxVLoopX is the 5th crypto startup to take the gullible for millions in coins this year. I guess all the regulations t… https://t.co/VTX8SgaMXL“the easiest and cheapest strategy for dealing with complexity is not to invent something to manage it, but to avoi… https://t.co/4Ads9qA48c“I wonder if I have twenty years of experience making websites, or if it is really five years of experience, repeat… https://t.co/G6xT330TQiEvery once in a while I wish I worked at Facebook or Google so I could talk some sense into people on their interna… https://t.co/CNWtI7Bmv6 @joshelman Lots of good examples of the lethal combination of hubris & naivety. This is a delicious #longreadThis story shows lots of amazingly creepy ways Facebook tracks its employees https://t.co/O3uLsgQTjM https://t.co/jc9MrcsErlThe irony of Facebook’s employees not wanting Trump to win while explicitly building features that enabled his win… https://t.co/DqfoWtVDAi @GoldenJoooel @anildash 90% approval ratings among Republicans from polls taken last week. https://t.co/SYQzEAmHwM @GoldenJoooel @anildash Trump has 90% approval ratings among Republicans. His base is the entire GOP. https://t.co/n5d9GXAzy2
2/12
2018
BitGrail lost $170 million worth of Nano XRB tokens because... the checks for whether you had a sufficient balance… https://t.co/It2qfo5qRU
Retweeted by Dare ObasanjoYou've probably seen a bunch of rants on why "do thing with linked list" is a terrible interview question. I'd like… https://t.co/cEBlsPOftk
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2/11
2018
@polotek The victors write the history books. Just ask any Native American. @deray This woman died over $116 copay. Healthcare in this country is an embarrassment https://t.co/5TYeN9iogB?amp=1 @polotek My tax rate is 35%, I don’t consider someone with billions paying 50% a punishment when they are making se… https://t.co/Jgr6z8eMpz @polotek Fair enough. I prefer discussing solutions over problems which is probably where we didn’t see eye to eye. 😊 @polotek As Piketty argues, extreme wealth means you can do things like spend $500M in lobbyists & propaganda to sa… https://t.co/wOmOltj7xW @polotek Changing how? I still don’t know what specific policy you’re arguing for and sorry if you tweeted it out o… https://t.co/I7lpH1dD9H @polotek If he sells his stock, the system is set up to capture that value in the form of taxes. It is quite fair t… https://t.co/FLJeJJLT9I @polotek My response was on the specific example of Bezos. His wealth comes from the fact he owns Amazon. How do yo… https://t.co/Km5oSvBm10 @polotek We should tax the rich enough to ensure everyone has access to housing, healthcare & education. Local fund… https://t.co/qDbYGzk1Pz @polotek I prefer to focus on how we lift up the quality of life of those who don’t have access to housing, healthc… https://t.co/cpNytLiXD8 @Heronymus @polotek My takeaway from Piketty is the big problem with wealth inequality is the wealthy tipping scale… https://t.co/VghNrURR73 @polotek Fair enough. I don’t think anyone deserves to have more money than they can spend in 10 lifetimes nor does… https://t.co/YWBQezS1QQ @polotek I’m not arguing, I asked a question. It’s easy to say some aspect of life isn’t fair. Fixing it often caus… https://t.co/KdKscoOt5o @polotek Or? https://t.co/KpRtt4onB6 @polotek One reaction could be to complain or accept that life isn’t fair. Another could be to propose and enact ch… https://t.co/zcNoxCu9dj @polotek We have people making wealth in lots of unfair ways today. Criminals who bought bitcoins to trade illegall… https://t.co/ibnx4RkZOA @polotek I simply asked what is your solution instead of claiming he doesn’t deserve it? How do you “fix” the found… https://t.co/nRv8a2FeqW @polotek Bezos is rich because he owns Amazon and he created it from scratch. What do wealth redistributionists bel… https://t.co/hYQy0FOBl7
2/10
2018
I wanna create a thread called #GifHistory. Send a gif that you want to know the backstory to and we'll try to find… https://t.co/9RFAcQ0ONj
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2/9
2018
Celebrating the launch of Infinity as a partner providing call tracking for Bing Ads advertisers https://t.co/8Pwq7zACqi #PPCchatAlphabet fixes the fact Google Home/Chromecast and Nest were in competing divisions by reorging Nest back into Goog… https://t.co/wgxFme7WQG @daniecal Malcolm Gladwell covered suicide as a contagious behavior in Tipping Point. Some discussion at https://t.co/fFIKWWz5fp @Noahpinion Using the term “chain migration” is basically playing into the immigration restrictionists hands by fra… https://t.co/bH8TOXiBjRadult friendship is lots of cancelled plans and missed calls and missed phone dates and then really intense quick c… https://t.co/3xHK4OOdK7
Retweeted by Dare ObasanjoThe best way to write secure and reliable applications. My new favorite Github project. 🙂 #nocode https://t.co/7Q4Dp3RQ46
2/7
2018

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