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Technology enthusiast, humanist, philosopher programmer, entrepreneur, retro-futurist, cynical optimist, and aficionado.

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🆘‼️😃💪 If you believe that you are too small to change things!
Retweeted by Scott TadmanDebate: Should PHP be cast into the fires of Mount Doom?
Retweeted by Scott TadmanA tunnel for subways makes sense. A tunnel for cars doesn't. Just think of the congestion problem at entrance + exi…
Retweeted by Scott TadmanIt's 2074. Copyright is permanent since rich people no longer die. Librarians are outlaws building archives underground. This is their story
Retweeted by Scott TadmanRobert Moses weaponized Civil Engineering and Urban Planning to suppress marginalized communities. Engineering is always political.
Retweeted by Scott TadmanBGP requires you to put complete trust in people you wouldn't trust not to spit in your coffee. Yep, that...
Retweeted by Scott TadmanGood example I try to follow- Wrong: Famous woman engineer Right: Engineer who's a leading figure in her field
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It rules that the same Koko anecdotes ppl try to use to prove she doesn't really "speak" actually prove she's a non…
Retweeted by Scott TadmanGood morning. Another day, another 5ft squirrel trying to break into my car.
Retweeted by Scott TadmanSpotify takes 260 megabytes of RAM and uses a web browser as a rendering engine, you are framing your argument by a…
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Retweeted by Scott TadmanTurns out triplanar+parallax+subsurface translucency is not an easy to assemble shader. I think it will work though…
Retweeted by Scott TadmanCyberpunk dystopia future. 2017: Stuck in traffic for an hour. 2030: Stuck in tunnel for three days due to software…
Retweeted by Scott TadmanEdmonton drops precast concrete curbs to create 7km protected bike network in one season. It doesn't have to be co…
Retweeted by Scott TadmanAn engineer just suggested an RFC for HTTP response HTTP 299 Disappointed: The server has accepted your request but thinks you can do better
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Retweeted by Scott Tadman"Feature Parity" or "Feature Parody"?
Retweeted by Scott TadmanThe Lissajous curve,investigated by Antoine Lissajous in 1857,is the graph of a system of parametric equations: x=A…
Retweeted by Scott TadmanOne of the things my business peers do when we get together is geek out over dashboards. You can tell a lot about a business from dashboard.
Retweeted by Scott Tadman @GoldGloveSS @mediajunkie @realfacade1 @JohnJHarwood If he put it all in index funds and hired some good accountant… new computing science term: "honey". honey, n.: syntactic sugar that eliminates bug classes
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Serious Cryptography is now in Early Access! @veorq
Retweeted by Scott Tadman @phillmv For my own sanity will read "((()))s" as "LISP programmers".when worlds collide... VIM NAILS
Retweeted by Scott TadmanHave #GardinerRamp gridlock fears been ramped up? #FGX #GardinerEast
Retweeted by Scott Tadman @jen_keesmaat You know what it's like here trying to get even a minor deviation. Imagine that times a hundred. Bloo… @jen_keesmaat Absolutely, but Facebook has tried like hell to build employee housing and has made maybe 200 units.… @jen_keesmaat These Valley towns fight new housing tooth and nail, anything to protect "property values" and "neigh… @jen_keesmaat Since a house in Cupertino is insanely expensive commuting is really the only option. Apple does have a bus fleet though. @matthew_d_green @SwiftOnSecurity DildOS is a thing now?Tonight's @torontaru reminded me: TO has metal VR documentaries, wicked indie games, great people — this city is the BEST. #gamedev
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@70sscifiart Tag credit to @_rogerdean. I want all the Paper Tiger books. Each is just jammed with amazingness.
Retweeted by Scott Tadman @neville_park Life sure would be a lot more interesting if people were like snails, both sets of gear, love darts,…"Remember, if I ever have children, the name of their first pet should contain at least eight characters, a capital… trade is a vital part of the U.S. economy and has a positive impact on each of our 50 states.…
Retweeted by Scott TadmanWell, now we know how the nuclear apocalypse accidentally happens.
Retweeted by Scott TadmanSilence of the Lambs Stop Making Sense Something Wild Demme. God.
Retweeted by Scott TadmanAlso, listen up: gender is a spectrum. The closer you look at ANYTHING the blurrier the lines get. INCLUDING GENDER. LIFE is complicated.
Retweeted by Scott TadmanI need you to help me out. Name five female Designers you think are really valuable + important to our industry.
Retweeted by Scott TadmanLeft: Prime Minister's office readout of Trudeau's phone call with Trump Right: White House readout of the very sa…
Retweeted by Scott Tadman @billxinli If it's a rinky-dink switch with one wire, uh oh. Might use wireless instead. Rewiring often means ripping open walls. @billxinli You mean ground to get proper thee wire? Hot/neutral is two wire. @NTechlibre @RealBisqwit @HatredIsMyMuse Basketball was invented in Canada but is a quintessential American sport.… is a noble Japanese board game of strategy and tactics.
Retweeted by Scott Tadman @zmanji Surprised you didn't summon the spectre of N*twork S&lutions there.
Lumberjack vs. Web Developer
Retweeted by Scott TadmanI used FaceApp on the men of the GOP. I call it "Too Many Pams."
Retweeted by Scott Tadman @FlatEarthReal Even high-school studnts can collect better data than this: Try it yourself. @FlatEarthReal If you're trying to prove the Earth is actually a cube, good job, because that's what you've attempt… @FlatEarthReal If the Earth was actually a flat disc as you claim there would be curvature because it's… paper about a C compiler that only outputs printable binaries is a hoot
Retweeted by Scott Tadman @ClaireTemagami6 @africanarchives Considering photos back then were expensive, once in a lifetime type things you'd… friends: this is not a drill. All of the Red Green show is archived on YouTube:
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Searched for “uber” in my Keychain Access app. Found 880 entries. First thought: “Holy shit!” Second thought: “Oh, duh.”
Retweeted by Scott Tadman @tqbf @harryh Good engineering is about elegant solutions, not custom milling everything and having sixty parts for… @ologhbeg @BenEinstein @juicero You mean this sort of thing? A tortilla press: @justinecodes @nateweller I find it's most useful for events since you have to physically go there, less so for online stores. @justinecodes @nateweller For example: A Yonge St. address could be really close, or in a different town. A map instantly clarifies. @justinecodes Zoom out a bit to see what neighbourhood it's in. @neville_park @torontodan Even if I make a lot of campaign contributions?Plastic-eating caterpillar could solve problem of discarded shopping bags
Retweeted by Scott TadmanPeople often confuse the economic case for JavaScript with some intrinsic aesthetic value - but this point here is…
Retweeted by Scott TadmanWe humans underestimate the intelligence of species that are unable to verbally express themselves.
Retweeted by Scott TadmanMorning #FITCToronto! Come learn about #sketch #svg workflow for designers & SVG filters will be in Toronto II firs…
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Retweeted by Scott TadmanMost of my discussions with aspiring entrepreneurs are about not giving up and having self esteem. Success isn't binary, it takes many forms
Retweeted by Scott Tadman.@unormal @lorenschmidt So one can create 3D fractal cellular automata like terrains to visit! (3/n)
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The Germans, always, have a word for it, but the Japanese have an entire philosophy complete with an info-graphic.…
Retweeted by Scott Tadman @SimoneGiertz @algorithmFNZ @forresto Is that a real machine? I bet you could make some spectacularly shitty paper…
Retweeted by Scott TadmanI just watched THE BIG SHORT and wow, that is practically a horror film. Lotta messages for the world right now, and for what may come.
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@DJSnM @lproven @SwiftOnSecurity @FioraAeterna I remember "sub-micron" meting a big deal. Now that seems gigantic.I honestly feel bad for the people on the Placebo March who thought they were at the Science March but double blind testing is important
Retweeted by Scott TadmanNot unlike building La Sagrada Família, Dwarf Fortress has turned into a multi-generational effort: live in an age where a pro-science march is considered a political statement. #marchforscience #EarthDay
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