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@psobot Considering the steep discount, might be worth it.@psobot Do you have anything that can drive 4K? Can you live with the remote/menus?Our latest security bulletin reported on by @infoworld.
Retweeted by Scott TadmanToronto woman who was 'swatted' profiled in the New York Times
Retweeted by Scott Tadman"Expectations, not outcomes, govern the happiness of your perceived reality", - The day I became a millionaire.
Retweeted by Scott Tadman58 years on. #RaspberryPi (via
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The weird tardigrade water bear: genome has the most foreign DNA of any animal
Retweeted by Scott TadmanRaspberry Pi Releases Tiny $5 Computer: Model Zero | Make: via @make
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Thing Eric Raymond said, yesterday.
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…there's too much emphasis on starting. There should be more emphasis on staying. It's why we celebrate stayers at
Retweeted by Scott TadmanI conducted The Sun's '#1in5Muslims' poll and was shocked by how it was used
Retweeted by Scott Tadman@ID_AA_Carmack Yep, good points. I hope you get back into space some day!
Retweeted by Scott Tadman@elonmusk @JeffBezos And of course Armadillo and others earlier, but still, 100km and safely back to pad is a first! Congrats!
Retweeted by Scott Tadman@JeffBezos Not quite "rarest". SpaceX Grasshopper rocket did 6 suborbital flights 3 years ago & is still around.
Retweeted by Scott TadmanNow we know how dirty politics is in Quebec: via @vicenews
Retweeted by Scott TadmanLooking to talk with an @autodesk developer about FBX creation woes. Who do we know that works there?
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Wordpress just moved to Node.js.
Retweeted by Scott TadmanSo excited about this second piece by @wayswework detailing the journey behind #Lastronaut
Retweeted by Scott TadmanSlack CEO to investor: “Watch how powerful we are…Bill, hit the button.” *slack goes down* CEO: “Now open Twitter.” Investor: $$$$$
Retweeted by Scott TadmanBiodegradable plastic is bullshit:
Retweeted by Scott TadmanMe: *not wearing any branded clothing* Uber driver: You a programmer? M: Yeah, how'd you know? UD: Angular? You look like an Angular guy.
Retweeted by Scott Tadman#TTC chair @JoshColle wants to license transit merchandise cuz people like us are doing it better than them.
Retweeted by Scott Tadman[NEW] Lastronaut: Behind the 2-year side proj. that became an unexpected indie game success
Retweeted by Scott TadmanI wrote a thing about what it's like to work in tech now:
Retweeted by Scott TadmanJust priceless. probably headhunted by FB/GOOG cc: @naval @pmarca
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The zeitdice will be so easy to use. Push ONE button and it will start capturing time! #timelapse #renderings
Retweeted by Scott Tadmanhello world from rust in a very very small OS i wrote!
Retweeted by Scott TadmanFascinating read and from my perspective completely true. If I can avoid owning a car I will. #Millennials
Retweeted by Scott TadmanMillennials see cars differently: they are the first who grew up with long commutes, sitting in traffic via nypost
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Hosted @DavidBrin and guests yesterday at Oculus Dallas. I read Postman and Startide Rising 30 years ago, and Existence just last year.
Retweeted by Scott TadmanGreat turn out @NodeSchoolTO today! Everyone is learning node and helping each other! #node #devto #torontojs
Retweeted by Scott Tadman'Work until your idols become your rivals.'
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Re-read @kyleve’s “15 things I wish I’d learned earlier about software engineering“ today. So much truth in there.
Retweeted by Scott TadmanKirchhoff’s Laws Tutorials
Retweeted by Scott TadmanThe 1980s wall tiles have been partially removed at College Station, revealing the original green vitrolite walls.
Retweeted by Scott TadmanGH protip: use 'diff' style syntax highlighting in a comment to...get diff style syntax highlighting in a comment
Retweeted by Scott TadmanWhat we know about Paris terrorists -Not Syrian -Not refugees -No encryption What the US is focusing on -Syrians -Refugees -Encryption
Retweeted by Scott TadmanThanks #COPAwards 2 gold awards tonight for #favelaunited @TWG @TSN_PR @TSN_Sports
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anne frank's family tried and failed to get a US visa.
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I've doubted SmartTrack before it was cool. Just saying.
Retweeted by Scott Tadman#topoli #vanpoli The economic chain reaction set off by crazy house prices...
Retweeted by Scott TadmanYes of course @amydearest made custom emojis of yetis eating donuts and pizza for our team chat, why do you ask?
Retweeted by Scott Tadman#Toronto company takes mobile libraries to the next level
Retweeted by Scott TadmanApple Responds to Developers Regarding Expired Mac App Store Security Certificates:
Retweeted by Scott TadmanGIS is like a drug, the deeper you dig, the more cool things you find. *Mind blown*
Retweeted by Scott TadmanCllr Frank DiGiorgio wants to censor this mural at Lawrence W & Caledonia cuz a few people found it scary.
Retweeted by Scott TadmanPython programmer interested in security (all of them!) should come to tonight's OWASP meeting: /cc @wolever
Retweeted by Scott TadmanOn November 26, I'm moderating a @LiveGreenTO panel discussion on low-carbon transportation. Come!
Retweeted by Scott TadmanOut of control? The $10 billion sports tab: How college students are funding the athletic arms race
Retweeted by Scott Tadman#Paris LATEST: - 5 arrested in ongoing St Denis siege - 1 dead suicide bomber - 1 still holed up in apartment
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Exciting news! #Lastronaut is a finalist for Best Indie Game in the 2015 Canadian Video Game Awards @CVAwards! 🎉
Retweeted by Scott TadmanFun fact: Rdio had a 500MM valuation just 2 years ago.
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Just fyi.
Retweeted by Scott Tadman@neilhimself on #Syrianrefugees: "None of them expected to be running for their lives, leaving everything they had"
Retweeted by Scott TadmanA cartoon from the New York Daily Mirror at the time (June 6, 1939).
Retweeted by Scott Tadman"Adding realtime voice and chat to our website is just too complicated, we could never do that" Is this you? We can help.
Retweeted by Scott TadmanWe're hiring! If you're a QA Analyst looking for a fun new challenge, we'd love to chat #jobs #jobs #tech
Retweeted by Scott TadmanSkip the Scarborough subway and modernize the SRT, says transit expert via @torontostar
Retweeted by Scott TadmanLearn the difference between me being a Sikh, and a Muslim. Cry in mug, while I use your tears to water my garden. I am valuable, and rad.
Retweeted by Scott TadmanWestern democracies have shown little stomach to engage ISIS on its own ruthless terms, writes Neil Macdonald.
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Mindfulness meditation trumps placebo in pain reduction
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Looking forward to hearing pitches from some amazing startups! @VIVLoveLife #Schulichstartupday
Retweeted by Scott TadmanAt least 40 people have been killed in multiple attacks across Paris:
Retweeted by Scott Tadman@SterlingWes Is that a Linksys base station strapped to the screen and hard wired in?We're also looking for a talented #QA Engineer/Analyst to join our Toronto team #tech #jobs
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Retweeted by Scott Tadman"Mustard" areas are Avenues, destined for midrise development. Our goal is to create destinations in neighbourhoods.
Retweeted by Scott TadmanTWG is growing, and we're looking to add some outstanding QA Engineers to the team.
Retweeted by Scott TadmanBieberscale is apparently a thing me it's harder than webscale.
Retweeted by Scott TadmanOnce upon a time: “the combined valuation of total US unicorns: $486 billion. Their combined profit? $0.” The end.
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Odd that politicians who change their mind are often criticized by those who don’t, as though ossified thoughts were a virtue
Retweeted by Scott TadmanAt #NextEconomy @adafruit shares her favorite email from a parent, whose daughter asked "can boys be engineers too?"
Retweeted by Scott Tadman@jeffpersonified Your account is spamming links.1971 liquor control board of Ontario shopping experience. Via Vintage TO FB group via @TorontoStar's Mario Geo
Retweeted by Scott TadmanWhen you argue that racism in Canada is not as bad as in the U.S., what is your point? My latest:
Retweeted by Scott Tadman“Very few people want to be actual fascists … but they don’t want to be late for work or awakened by sirens either”
Retweeted by Scott Tadman"At some point in the past ten years, selling out lost its stigma", – a world dominated by a few winners sucks.
Retweeted by Scott TadmanIn the 20th century, being "modern" meant bringing cars into cities. In the 21st, it means keeping them out.
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Artists! Damn I wish I could do that. #design #art
Retweeted by Scott TadmanAccelerating growth downtown: 18% in 2011 to 23% in 2015. The *whole* city benefits: development charges enhance amenities city-wide #TOpoli
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Watch the Bob Ross of engineering dispel the myth of hi-res audio
Retweeted by Scott TadmanTim Hortons, Starbucks knew paper cups were not recycled, employees say
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Street design is critical to slowing down traffic + making neighbourhoods safe for walking seniors, children #TOpoli
Retweeted by Scott TadmanFinally! #homehorror gets Steam Achievements! Available now on PC+Mac w/ v1.5.1. @homehorror #indiedev #gamedev
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Release of #TPP confirms Canadian copyright fears: massive loss to public domain
Retweeted by Scott TadmanNeed to haul around $1M in bills? This is the bag for you:
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Your new Minister of National Defense is a badass.
Retweeted by Scott TadmanAaaand the post is up! Watch the new gameplay trailer for #AWYgame, coming (sorry!) Spring 2016 tp PS4 and Vita.
Retweeted by Scott TadmanNice to have a science minister that isn't a creationist.
Retweeted by Scott TadmanReminder: the PyCon social is Friday, 7:00 @ College and St. George. C'mon out, even if you aren't attending PyCon!
Retweeted by Scott Tadman18-year-old Instagram celebrity gets real: 'Social media is an illusion'
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Why Canadian urbanists should support return of the mandatory long-form census
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A 16-year old programmer just made a plugin that shows where politicians get their funding
Retweeted by Scott TadmanIn other news, I've gotten into the "explainer" business. How a City Council meeting runs:
Retweeted by Scott TadmanCome out to the PyCon Canada social on Friday! (and yes! We’d love to see you even if you aren’t attending PyCon!)
Retweeted by Scott Tadman@OVH is refusing connections, so it's not just a routing problem. That seems like an urgent issue.@OVH The control panel and my server seem offline at the moment. Is there a status page? seems really confusing.
"Expecting Ritz Carlton service at McDonald's prices." The gig economy has turned us into horrible bosses via verge
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