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iOS consultant, trainer and teacher. Writing about iOS development at http://t.co/WXu1hDT30t

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Joined Twitter 5/16/11


This morning, I’m glad to be part of launching the 2018 Corporate Accountability Index from @rankingrights, measuri… https://t.co/42Nxi5az81
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4/25
2018
In 1880, the town of Wabash, Indiana got its first electric light. The crowd "stood overwhelmed with awe, as if in… https://t.co/B0hzWvLDYB
Retweeted by Matteo Manferdini @joedamiba @mjaeckel This, for example: https://t.co/lmHhR08PFK @mjaeckel He is also assuming that we should increase the representation of women by fiat. Which is quite differen… https://t.co/eZutgYWPAr @mjaeckel @Mislu_Kravin Being female doesn't make us developmentally disabled! Most of us are not such delicate, fr… https://t.co/JjWI9qjHUb
Retweeted by Matteo ManferdiniCan we please stop with this nonsense? Women *do not* need separate classes, schools, or groups to become software… https://t.co/WuID9swIZq
Retweeted by Matteo ManferdiniDid you know that you can set automatic breakpoints on failing tests in #Xcode to inspect the vars at the point of… https://t.co/PQ4SxV20Fm
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4/23
2018
@mjaeckel Here is the reference: https://t.co/drixVB6swl @mjaeckel From my understanding, being in software, you probably are high in openness. So psychometrically you can’t be purely conservative. @RubinReport It means too many people were watching it, probably.
4/20
2018
@eli_schiff @mjaeckel Solzhenitsyn wrote a book that was a big factor in the collapse of the Soviet regime. So I t… https://t.co/TxKFIyOZee
4/19
2018
@clairlemon I can picture him in court: “My client is innocent, because he says so!”
4/18
2018
@mjaeckel Today I declined an invitation as a speaker to a conference with exactly those characteristics. They had… https://t.co/qqW83l9QnJ
4/17
2018
Is Google, Amazon, and Apple always listening? I’ve cautioned you about it in the past. Now, watch this video. (I’… https://t.co/vaxkVqGzna
Retweeted by Matteo ManferdiniTwitter is slowly killing my account. Last month I had 1700+ tweets tweeted by me. Last week they dropped to 1200..… https://t.co/RFnT3k9dpz
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4/15
2018
@clairlemon There is a detailed explanation of this phenomenon in Cialdini’s book “Influence”. It’s a great read.Only 1 in 100 people surveyed realized that global poverty has halved in the last 20 years. https://t.co/s44yb7za4g
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4/13
2018
“Remove-Reduce-Inform: The Three Part Recipe for Cleaning up Your News Feed!” Keep your eye on the word REDUCE. Wh… https://t.co/InqoVKzV5H
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4/12
2018
@ramit Thanks! @ramit Can you give examples of what you mean by “spending 50% of your time promoting your content”? I know the ge… https://t.co/NmJGnwxRlTBefore you read or watch Facebook's CEO testifying today, you need to read this. He's not sorry: every activity we'… https://t.co/nG4kvSVQqj
Retweeted by Matteo Manferdinihow to be a billionaire (per the internet): -sleep 10 hrs/day -read 6 books/week -meditate for 2 hrs/day -post mot… https://t.co/nM1dPL8PFd
Retweeted by Matteo Manferdini @01000010x There are many reasons, some of them having to do with the complexity of running the whole thing. I do… https://t.co/VqFvjKj23D
4/11
2018
My team confirmed this in the summer of 2016 and has since completed 16 months of experiments that show precisely h… https://t.co/Tv8HSVHlXT
Retweeted by Matteo ManferdiniYou gotta love the little details that you find in Apple products. This is the markdown file icon from the Xcode’s… https://t.co/qdfrqvw40P
Retweeted by Matteo ManferdiniKudos to @daveverwer for putting together this huge collection of iOS resources! https://t.co/YUCHue5m5G #iosdev #swift
4/10
2018
@clairlemon I think it’s time to let it die, so that we can actually discuss real social issues without bias and tribalism on either side.Apropos of nothing, I cannot tell you how happy I am that 17-year-old me did not have a public platform for her opinions
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4/5
2018
@mjaeckel It was just a joke, since you can square or cube 0 and 1, which are the only likes you can give. Not a good joke, admittedly. @mjaeckel Well, you can actually do that already 😛 @Suffragentleman Jordan Peterson, The Rubin Report and Hardcore History are my favorites.
4/3
2018
The tally of @Microsoft employees who’ve formed an online mob to attack me has risen. I’m disappointed to see tha… https://t.co/0hJcmMjPcQ
Retweeted by Matteo Manferdini @mjaeckel Congratulations on overcoming all these problems. Having even just one of them would be enough to crush m… https://t.co/16eyZwJ3z1 @mjaeckel Maybe they lost it, or maybe it was by design: https://t.co/3V1FnDnmuO
4/2
2018
@mjaeckel I got the same when I criticized some aspects of the metoo movement on Facebook. I got some foaming and… https://t.co/L1CcpIzj9pAbsolutely. If anyone — woman or man — works in a hostile environment, we need to address it. That said, the entire… https://t.co/zGzaqkQ1vv
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4/1
2018
"Emotional intelligence" doesn't have any construct validity over measures of intelligence & personality. High "E… https://t.co/KBP1OMFsAx
Retweeted by Matteo ManferdiniMy advice is to ignore the megalomaniacs and focus on not making the world _worse_. Even that won’t be easy, and wi… https://t.co/7mrZYsUXkJ
Retweeted by Matteo Manferdini @shoe0nhead @MsBlaireWhite @VeganGains I’m vegetarian/vegan but people like that make me ashamed to be one.
3/31
2018
@MikeStuchbery_ “My fight is not one purely of ideology” “Centrists are fascist” Pick oneThis google trends screenshot shows the relative importance of various social networks over time. Even Facebook cou… https://t.co/FOnxbZ76ba
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3/29
2018
With 90 votes, 83% of you said to never trust email marketing advice from Hacker News You are correct
Retweeted by Matteo ManferdiniThe same Zuckerberg, less than one year later: https://t.co/vd4JdpN79C
Retweeted by Matteo ManferdiniFacebook: "This is their information. They own it" BBC: "And you won’t sell it?" FB: "No! Of course not." Please h… https://t.co/9756IWue7U
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3/28
2018
20/ I obsessed over some fancy UIs that we never actually used (or we used and they didn't matter). MVPs are the wa… https://t.co/oXqn70c35r
Retweeted by Matteo Manferdini8/ Took ~27 phone calls from cold calling recruiters who claimed they had “a Rock Star engineer at Google that want… https://t.co/QkGKdQL6MC
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3/26
2018
@mjaeckel I can’t wait for space travel to see the face of these jokers.
3/25
2018
NEW: Facebook now swears that this time, it's serious about your data privacy. But it backed a bill allowing foreig… https://t.co/V7qBEbVuhY
Retweeted by Matteo Manferdini @pulkitarora29 As I said, the animation can be removed. @pulkitarora29 That’s an option, but I wouldn’t use it. @jordanbpeterson @rjjago @walrusmagazine Unsurprisingly, this slander comes again from the “high-quality, fact base… https://t.co/QJqBy1nT4p @pulkitarora29 You can remove the animation either in the segue in the storyboard or passing false to the animating parameter in code. @pulkitarora29 If you need to present it from anywhere though, in case you get logged out, you will need to use code instead of a segue. @pulkitarora29 The initial view controller should be the actual one of the app, not the authentication one. That yo… https://t.co/0aj1bbX7IWOn Frozen as propaganda, from one of my more influential Twitter followers: https://t.co/x6CCVlN9kI
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3/23
2018
@jordanbpeterson https://t.co/Tb30McxPDgLet's not ruin what we have inherited. https://t.co/ouF0zzTraX
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3/21
2018
There is absolutely no excuse whatsoever for what Google is doing to Prager U. And if you think this is not about y… https://t.co/2LEEiV3QDD
Retweeted by Matteo ManferdiniFacebook makes their money by exploiting and selling intimate details about the private lives of millions, far beyo… https://t.co/p7KUsdrCYn
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3/18
2018
"Conservative publishers have lost an average of nearly 14 percent of their traffic from Facebook." 👉… https://t.co/gQDbz1mjYT
Retweeted by Matteo ManferdiniThis should go down in history as the week feminists got more upset about an actress getting just $40,000 per episo… https://t.co/DGX9jzpgvn
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3/16
2018
If YouTube's promotion of false content over truth is bad in developed Western markets, it's worse abroad (India).… https://t.co/Qo39g7rjiT
Retweeted by Matteo ManferdiniHoover Institution's Niall Ferguson on censorship: 'Silicon Valley will never again allow conservatives to use soci… https://t.co/LPVlk1iZ7m
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3/15
2018
YouTube may well be operating as a giant radicalizing engine through its recommendation algorithm—leading people do… https://t.co/FFl5NinYcB
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3/12
2018
Excellent article on Networking in iOS by @MatManferdini https://t.co/Na0GMFZaEa
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3/10
2018
@mjaeckel A mistake I see very often is considering “people in tech” as some sort of other species instead of just humans. @sla_shalafi Mass shootings, yes. But these are a small fraction of all deaths. Banning assault rifles would probab… https://t.co/FTyFzh17Db @sla_shalafi That's partially true. There are studies that prove that video games do not increase violence, and ac… https://t.co/xidYpDu6YT @jordanbpeterson @ScottAdamsSays predicted this and other things. You two should have a conversation, I think it would be interesting.
3/9
2018
Let’s put some AI inside war drones. What could possibly go wrong? https://t.co/JbvDlcra6o @mjaeckel My guess is that the women studies graduates instead don’t 😛 @dustinhorne @mjaeckel I would say that the problem is not in the studies, but in the people that come out only mem… https://t.co/LO5DEVXyrCI wrote my own manifesto about @JamesADamore's Google manifesto. This is what he had to say @Playboy #sfwhttps://t.co/1PZyh927BT
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3/8
2018
@mjaeckel Why is it an unpopular opinion? I worked with people with no degree. While smart, they could not match t… https://t.co/IwxE8Ju93n @mjaeckel I think she will get the reality check as soon as she goes out with her friends with that make-up.
3/7
2018
What about actually putting your phone down instead of protesting? https://t.co/DJ7BJuSBe6
3/6
2018
@var_tec I see I’m just discussing with a cretin, or someone that plays one on purpose. I’ll leave you to your delu… https://t.co/r49vZ99hSc @var_tec So, a guy that never made it now won because the rules say that anyone can participate and no one else did… https://t.co/cDHqUZ4CGk @var_tec Do you also read the articles or you stop at the titles? https://t.co/v1EGvhZJIC
3/2
2018

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