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Tim O'Reilly @timoreilly Sebastopol, CA

Founder and CEO, O'Reilly Media. Watching the alpha geeks, sharing their stories, helping the future unfold.

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The war on drugs doesn't work http://t.co/aKBZf47eMj Eye opening chart from last year http://t.co/Jwl4Q7rdCCThe US educates brainy foreigners, then expels them http://t.co/Ckgv2eSEMh @neil_ruiz @BrookingsInst http://t.co/ge4gyi93Bv
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly. @ChurchillClub @McKinsey_MGI: Automation faster than job creation? @reidhoffman @timoreilly @wadhwa @LauraDTyson https://t.co/FjuwFysyU3
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly@SamuelAFalvoII @grist True enough. But unchecked socialism isn't actually a big challenge right now. Unchecked capitalism is!@juanbenet So true.Venture Fund @GovtechFund which invests in government-related startups http://t.co/CTA3XqkhGo, @timoreilly on advisory board
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Important article http://t.co/QL9luKbwda The Most Terrifying Thing About #EbolaHow do you develop in iOS 8? Get 50% off sale on *NEW* iOS 8 books and Videos! http://t.co/7CvPWk4nXV @OReillyMedia
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillySetting up the booth at World Maker Faire. Will we see you there? #makerfaire #littlebits http://t.co/YgqMDt1lVs
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly@kleinvp Yep. Standby for an earlier flight. Made it!Not to self: Move to elastic cloud hosting before tweeting anything @timoreilly might retweet. Giant aggregate thx for the RTs, folks. ;-)
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly@librarythingtim link?Naomi Klein is right: Unchecked capitalism will destroy civilization http://t.co/DntpvENJd5 http://t.co/A5nw9EptVg
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyPatient access and control: The future of chronic disease management? http://t.co/0DvNQ51R5T http://t.co/Drk4fTAtk8
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyA helpful resource if you're trying to incorporate Minecraft into your classrooms: https://t.co/rJLycezCCr
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillySign the letter: Open U.S. state legislative data! http://t.co/3Jwvepv7te
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyFor Talk Like a Pirate Day @timoreilly put all "R" books on sale. Genius!
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly@kleinvp Yeah. That was me.
Terrible beauty #kingfire from 32,000 ft: http://t.co/KOIYhw3gsv
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyScottish turnout super high in part because *every vote counts equally*. Reason #625 to dump Electoral College in US.
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyStudy suggests artificial sweeteners linked to spikes in blood sugar: http://t.co/pP5W0nqTlq http://t.co/Q813oECwaY
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly@reywood @jayrosen_nyu ..and editorial when it is primarily providing a broader opinion and perspective.@reywood @jayrosen_nyu Seems to me that all news stories are editorials to some extent. I call it news when it's reporting on current news..“The truth is, most of us discover where we are headed when we arrive.”Calvin & Hobbes creator Bill Watterson on life http://t.co/FxhqNYNtwl
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly@GCounselman Chance encounters like that never fail to surprise me in a big city.Free Law Innovation Fellowship - Civic Hacking on the DC Civic Council http://t.co/rSVnSQ9Kw2 Good oppty for a DC hacker to make a diffTogether, Square sellers are the 13th largest retailer in the country: http://t.co/gheNfWeS8c http://t.co/yfIjgWCBN4
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyA succinct review of basics including tuples, optionals, and functions in Swift Pocket Reference By Tony Gray http://t.co/ztX0BMA0dM
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyThis map really is the best news in the world: http://t.co/CVnYFWc317
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyEver hear of a warrant canary? Apple had one. It's gone now... Thanks Uncle Sam! http://t.co/Y7IHtB5I46
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyToday is JavaScript’s 19th birthday; all JS @OReillyMedia ebooks 50% off, incl. my @jquerymobile book. Use code DEAL http://t.co/MOOUu75HEY
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyAn @Airbnb 4 energy. Tech in place; Need regs 2 follow. @javicreus @solarmosaic @digitalarun @FarmobileLLC @OuiShare http://t.co/q5S5to5SFU
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly#MakerCon folks: If you are interested in making a Maker Faire in your town, register here for tomorrow's Producers' Workshop:...
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyUber to #Military Veterans: We Want You http://t.co/LWIh726YBL http://t.co/mHvuijRtTl
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyScotland "YES" / "NO" Twitter Trendmap http://t.co/fKsl2s64ps
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyHere's what a news story looks like when there's no rule against or squeamishness about saying a public official lied http://t.co/QJgVrSUROa
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly@norcross @harper Just goes to show that first impressions can be wrong. Had similar first reaction, but now love the combo of swarm and 4sqHow not to shoot civilians: 9 community policing tips from a chief who got it right http://t.co/OZl9suMXAL
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyDemographic changes tightening the labor market which might be a good thing https://t.co/noAXPmmopj
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyIf you say tech has stalled since 1970, that seems like a cry for more government funding and involvement http://t.co/X2ZlfVbhFl
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyWorking like a startup at IBM http://t.co/dR6zwPpGg8 Relevant to #velocityconf @BillHiggins
How third-world tech can help the U.S. via @FortuneMagazine http://t.co/jynW3tygd4 Good thoughts from Paul MaritzAs mentioned in the @timoreilly and Mikey Dickerson chat, U.S. Digital Services Playbook https://t.co/smWYdVfMHN #velocityconf
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyUse data for people not against them -@timoreilly #VelocityConf http://t.co/KlBTdfZy4C
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyHe wasn't a hunchback, he had a bad case of roundworms, and his final moments were brutal ones. Latest on Richard III http://t.co/wE9ofsemJ9A special office hour with @TimOreilly and Mikey Dickerson #VelocityConf https://t.co/ldFBSSdn6O
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyAbout to start Office Hours at #velocityconf. In the sponsor pavilion.Here are the slides from my #VelocityConf talk, For People, By People http://t.co/gWG7VwP3GL#livesketching @timoreilly at #velocityconf #sketchnotes. By people, For people http://t.co/1HssvmN5ld
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyThere will be 89 @kickstarter projects at @makerfaire this weekend, and >10% of exhibitors have run one. #makercon http://t.co/4F45qMAPk9
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly@lolligaggery @firepile A great testament to dishonest editorializing. Worthy of a politician.Get it here! http://t.co/jlgGjDXRQw RT @lnxchk: ZOMG my ebook got a shoutout during @timoreilly’s #velocityconf keynote. O.O
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyBy way of @pahlkadot RT@sarawinge: "By people, for people." Title of @timoreilly's #velocityconf talk lifted from the Gettysburg Address!"We build 21st century technology OF people; we ultimately must be doing this FOR people." @timoreilly #velocityconf http://t.co/KgAInTGr8z
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyDon't miss this: @TimOReilly + Mikey Dickerson today at 12:30pm at #velocityconf http://t.co/LiLYtqujBI
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyQuite a line for book signings by @yesthattom http://t.co/Uwv9gN0gCh & @firt http://t.co/djwg4sFcCf #velocityconf http://t.co/0acDrnM8pfMT @sarawinge: Want scaling & resiliency? Give up the unicorn-centric worldview when you build your team, says @bethanye of FB #velocityconf
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyI'm speaking at #velocityconf at 10:30 ET. Live stream http://t.co/6VfHLDtQCZ. Next up (before me) is @bethanye from Facebook"Failure's a feature of complex systems. You're actually buying it. When you go complex you're bringing the failure with you." #velocityconf
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyWe actually built a knob to slow things. Slow is better than down. @zperkov (commenting on complexity of stock market systems) #velocityconf
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@jmergy It's a good choice, but I imagine there's a newer one coming along soon from Moto.Kudos to @fastly and @crucially on the $40M Series C. http://t.co/jM2um0oi07 It's a killer service!#Ebook Deal/Day: Data Insights - $17.48 (Save 50%) Use code DEAL http://t.co/JqI7pp2o2R
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyThe lines are growing for @Souders and @Allspaw -- they're signing books at 6pm tonight. #velocityconf http://t.co/Ylwjwp8WqC
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly"I’ve never been able to prioritise the 13th & 14th centuries over the 19th & 20th in my sense of selfhood” http://t.co/Fk5TLbv1Y0
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyTop of the new World Trade Center wreathed in clouds. From the 9/11 Memorial http://t.co/liy6yFM0xr"Bad news: Everything is broken…Good news: There are a lot of easy things to fix." - Mikey Dickerson on http://t.co/MXGg6VRhLQ #VelocityConf
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly"What did you do that was so amazing? Told people to do their jobs. Turned on monitoring." Mikey Dickerson on being on the cover of TimeRT @Raydiate #velocityconf what went wrong with http://t.co/6QhEDMmF1W 94% of gov IT fails, only difference this time was it made the news
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly"More people are employed by the solar industry in CA than in Hollywood, nationally more solar jobs than coal" - @solarmosaic #SOCAP14
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly55 companies involved, 0 in charge of ensuring success. Mikey Dickerson telling the story of http://t.co/PpfhtVarq9 #velocityconf
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillySo, to be clear, the US government essentially said, "Give us your user data or we'll destroy your company." Got it. http://t.co/ciZTVvuGle
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyLivestream for Mikey's talk http://t.co/iFfgLUgHK7 Did the gov learn anything from the bungled launch of http://t.co/jVpklsBr0L?This morning at #VelocityConf. Mikey Dickerson shares what's happened since the Healthcare launch & what's to come http://t.co/Roy8754eOj
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyLive stream from #velocityconf has started http://t.co/iFfgLUgHK7 You just missed devops jokes about @courtneynash's new baby"If you want to work on big, gnarly, complicated problems, government is where you want to be." http://t.co/H0vei81I5P -@ronboug
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@deanero I haven't noticed it. What's an example of a book where it bothers you?Brilliang speech from Bob Geldof as the Better Together campaign implores Scottish voters not to break up 'family' http://t.co/VAO2jbsePM
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyThe death of adulthood in American culture http://t.co/yU7iG0iy6d http://t.co/GQ1XxkGw59
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyLA just got its first chief data officer. See how @AbhiNemani is going to tackle some of LA's toughest issues: http://t.co/mWGqPGC9U2
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyYou know #velocityconf NY is doing something right when there is a line in the women's restroom. (Don't remember any lines in Santa Clara.)
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyOrlando's Maker Magic, a few highlights from my visit to Orlando Maker Faire last Saturday. http://t.co/h3oMaxQWbf #OrlandoMaker @makerfaire
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly#NYCDataWeek is Oct 12-18. Check out events calendar & add your own http://t.co/7vbZu5LIMX Meetups so far: SQL, Hadoop, Spark, Sqoop, Hive
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyStill open! My favorite New York restaurant. Lost their lease so patronize them while you still can! https://t.co/542MdEbKshOf course! So much hidden insight waiting! RT @techreview: Smartphone Movements Could Reveal Empty Parking Spots http://t.co/whVfkxlFwvKeynes (via @NYTimeskrugman) "Words ought to be a little wild, for they are the assaults of thoughts on the unthinking."
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyNASA: August 2014 was the warmest August ever measured globally. (Records begin in 1880) http://t.co/5tGDiI2Ldc http://t.co/jaSmg4SI93
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyCertainly a lot of people signing up for the new CoreOS group in London http://t.co/mQDzAAlijd almost like operating systems back in fashion
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyIn Latest Volley Against Amazon, Hachette’s Writers Target Its Board, via @NYTimes: http://t.co/43WbNV8EcA
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly@OlympicStatman @demandrichard But brilliant viral marketing. Surely intentional.There is a big opportunity in gov transformation! RT@codeforamerica: Why the Govtech Fund is a Really Big Deal – http://t.co/7ze85JQ9c9Comcast is a kingdom, not a company.
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyComcast can tax you, set download and upload speeds, and design your network policy. With no democratic input or competition.
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyAnd the No 1 PeerJ paper discussed on Twitter last week: Estimating the prevalence of researcher misconduct https://t.co/HFEia4gxJV
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyA few more thoughts on the launch of the GovTech fund. https://t.co/dT2yexh2jqFeels like there's something quite important in Notch's statement about Minecraft beyond his personal frustration: http://t.co/O22bVE9VAc
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyI obviously think it's great! RT @nancyscola: A venture fund for gov tech and only gov tech: http://t.co/gc0YCe2RH1 What think you?Join Sep 16 #Strataconf + #HadoopWorld livestream 'Putting Data to Work' - with @mshron: Solving the Right Problem http://t.co/HpzSw9fqY2
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Loving the @safari Queue beta. Getting a jump on my skills and studying a little JavaScript on my road trip home http://t.co/EqoMPAnnjx
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"@TechCrunch: Twitter's Huge Mistake http://t.co/N1Pl89dU3F by @rezendi" Twitter is great because it's different than Facebook
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