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"Algorithms are opinions embedded in code." @mathbabedotorg #TED2017 Read her book, Weapons of Math Destruction reminder that Trump and his people lie brazenly and proudly -- they poison public discourse as a key part of thei…
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyDoctors oppose this bill. Hospitals oppose it. Nurses oppose it. AARP opposes it. NO ONE who cares about patients s…
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyA YA dystopian novel, but twenty pages in you realize the society I'm describing is literally just people flying first class vs. coach
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Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyMy "How to Learn Deep Learning when you're not a CS PhD" talk from @SFMachineLearn meetup is now online: @awscloud
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly"This is about us and the rescue of our values, not just about the rescue of #refugees." @DMiliband #TED2017"These are not people moving to another country to get a better life. They are fleeing for their lives." David Mil…
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly"This is not just a crisis. This is a test.... It is a test of who we are.... It is revealing of our values." @DMiliband #refugees #TED2017If the world's refugees were a country, it would be the 21st largest in the world. -@DMiliband #TED2017, but he continued that we don't understand the body either, but that doesn't stop us from practicing medicine.…"Science is organized skepticism." @stewartbrand #TED2017 need a lot more people to understand what Kevin understands, and stop the #AI fear and hype. look at the growing trend of bootstrapped, profitable SaaS businesses This trend is much bigger than just SaaS…
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly"AI isn't some kind of overlord.... It's the combination of human smarts and machine smarts, making us stronger."… That is a GIGANTIC tax loophole. ability to move on and reinvent is all too rare. Congratulations!"As long as we try to fund news with a business model that performs best when the news is fake, quality will never…
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly @Grady_Booch "Reality is an activity of the most august imagination." Wallace Stevens"We do not know what the future holds, but we are sending our children there." Bad news on clouds and climate change @drkatemarvel #TED2017"Perception is a controlled hallucination." @anilkseth #TED2017If we want an effective US healthcare system, we must demand that Congress must use what they offer the rest of us. not exempt from Obamacare. But #GOP wants to exempt Congress from #Trumpcare. That's how you know it sucks.
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyGood replacement. Evgeny Naumov suggests a lot machine learning is not AI, better phrase is Automated Pattern Recognition #SRcyber
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly @chesterapple1 I'll take his moral appeal to lift up everyone, despite that.
Physician Raj Panjabi shares his wish for this year's million-dollar TEDPrize at #TED2017. via TEDTalks
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyPope Francis shares an important message about power and humility. Watch his full TED Talk here:…
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly"We have so much to do, and we must do it together." Pope Francis #TED2017"Somewhere along the way, if you don't have a coach, you stop improving." Surgeon Atul Gawande at #TED2017 saying i…
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly"A great coach provides external eyes and ears. They break your actions down and help you build them back up again." @Atul_Gawande #TED2017
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly @Grady_Booch Russell explains quite convincingly why that is a feature not a bug. It means the problem is not solved, but outlines its scope @gnat @szechuan Yes! Message me on the app!Wow. @VanessaTreks and @MorganTreks are amazing and @GirlTrek is an inspiration #TED2017
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyEvery ~250 million yrs we complete journey around Milky Way; our Corals are 500m yrs old (2 spins!) lets not kill t…
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly"Walking is the single most powerful thing that a woman can do for her health." @MorganTreks of @GirlTrek #TED2017
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly137 black women dying in US each day from heart disease... More than gun violence & HIV combined. @GirlTrek
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyWe can look into history and art to see what democracy looks like. Lorenzetti warns us. Not rights but obligations.…
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyMy latest report examining the phenomenon of populism – how it typically germinates, grows, and runs its course:
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyOMG. @AnthonyACLU brilliantly uses to illuminate the choices we face in today's politics. Utterly brilliant #TED2017"Art is a lie that lets us recognize the truth." Pablo Picasso, quoted by @AnthonyACLU #TED2017 talking about"Within ten years, [being a creator] is going to be a viable, a sustainable and a respected profession." jackconte of Patreon #TED2017
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly"This is 20,000 people. In what world is 20,000 people not enough?" @jackconte #TED2017 on why @patreon model works… need to be *for* something. MLK did not say I have "a nightmare." Rutger Bregman #TED2017 #TEDtalks
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyIt's almost like he's reading something someone else has written and commenting on it.
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyGood news, fellow taxpayers! A whole bunch of the money taken from our paychecks will be used on the President's fe…
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyExclusive: Investors have cut the price they’re willing to pay for Uber stock on the secondary market by about 15%.
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyPracticalities, probabilities, potentialities & more... + 72 potential drugs for Ebola - all in this #AI newsletter…
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly @jamesjoaquin That's Rutger Bregman @rcbregman quoting Jeff Hammerbacher @hackingdata #TED2017Singapore's "miracle" health care system is what Milton Friedman would've designed if he was a socialist:
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly"Basic income is venture capital for the people." Do it with a negative income tax, not universal says @rcbregman + #AI Partnership: better than either alone as #Pathology Dx Classifier... Man + machine to 99.5% Tom Gruber…
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly @metasj Makes a lot of sense given the context in the talk.Adam Smith pointed out 250y ago that for an economically fair, effective capitalist society rules cannot be set or influenced by the wealthy
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyThe @pycon Job Fair is going to be amazing - 55 companies are hiring! Reg is open to the public -
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillySentiment matters and any erosion to the US's reputation as the preeminent destination for high-potential people will be very costly.
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyThe US immigration policy changes are somewhat broader in scope than they might appear. Here's a Stripe employee an…
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly“Building a startup? Build an audience, first.” — @rrhoover
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyUndocumented immigrants fell to nearly 10-year low under Obama:
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly @furukama No. But they can enhance our memories, our ability to do many tasks that are hard for us, in the same way…"Humanistic #AI''... AI should give us superhuman abilities... to augment human intelligence. Siri co-founder Tom…
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyThis was an awesome talk! @Sigdrifr That's his point. Uncertainty is the root of making safer AI. Safer people too."Instead of asking how smart we can make our machines, how about asking how smart our machines can make us?" Tom Gr…"There's a huge incentive to get this right long before we get to superintelligent machines." Stuart Russell…'s three laws of human compatible AI make more sense than Asimov's 3 laws of robotics. Very good #TED2017 ta…
Trump voters say 53/20 that Obama played more golf in his first 100 days than Trump did. Obama didn't play once.
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyWe can face any future without fear so long as we know will not face it alone -Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks #ted #sta……
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyThere is much to be said for the convergence of multiple causes. There is no single explanation for this shift. The… you care about the next technology revolution, pay attention. It's in #neurotech. better, watch Titus Kaphar, passionate heart-opening talk about art and what we fail to see. #TED2017 great talk about stoicism from @tferriss at #TED2017! Watch for it when it comes out.
I took @nraford from Dubai to see Saul Griffith at @otherlab. Needless to say, his mind was blown. Applied physics… our free Seminar iOS app to watch dozens of #LongNow lectures on your AppleTV, iPad, or iPhone…
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@seanjoreilly @monkeycageblog In addition, ex felons, who have paid their debt to society, should be allowed to vot… @seanjoreilly @monkeycageblog That is in the national election, and they are not counted that way. Bad mathTalent is equally distributed by zip code. Opportunity is not. Will a child who could cure cancer see a microscope?
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Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyMurders in NYC 1990: 2,262 2001: 649 2016: 330 2017, as of April 16: 74
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly @JimmySky Planned political theater?