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I'm with her! @markburgess_osl Thinking in Promises. Such an important book, tying together software and org design @ericpliu @pahlkadot The feeling is mutual. You are inspiring.Our economy added 178,000 jobs in November, extending the longest streak of total job growth on record →…
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly"How are we going to build citizen muscle? We're about to run a marathon. You don't use up your energy running spri… is the model of how we put the political djinn back in the bottle and enfranchise people while rebuilding repr…
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly @AndreyOstrovsky no. But an explainer video training or conference presentation might be a better start. @laurelatoreilly @velocityconfCatching up on @ecorner: @timoreilly advice to "create more value than you capture" applicable far beyond #startups
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyPlan B is now Plan A. How to build a better government from the bottom up and outside in. are talking about each other, not talking to each other. -@vanjones68
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great rebut to #fakenews response: "FB & the manufacture of consent" @izakaminska v/@jamesmontgomery…
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly"public sphere" arose from 17thC coffee-house & stock market: all views represented supports a correct clearing pri…
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly#Trump tells Cincinnati rally that violent crime is at a 45-year high. It's actually at a 51-year low, according to…
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyGOPs proposing giving gazillions to health insurance cos to paper over market collapse triggered by O'care repeal
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly @KennethFolk @HumanVsMachine I totally agree.The Messy Truth with @VanJones68 is really worth watching @crojasphd @sfchronicle @ananyaUCLA @TSFF @pahlkadot @helping_change It’s worth noting that it was the SF Treasurer who called out this probGood interview with Google's Jeff Dean about reinforcement learning and other #AI techniques @HouseScience, tweeting fake, false science news from @BreitbartNews makes you look really, really bad. Attn: @LamarSmithTX21
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly @HouseScience @BreitbartNews I get my climate info from trusted scientists @NOAA & @NASA
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly @housescience you are an embarrassment. Science *means* something. The scientific process & peer review mean something. Shame on you.
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly @FrankPasquale That I totally agree with. But who says coders should be the only ones involved? Not me! @FrankPasquale 4. Epidemiology teaches us that it is much easier to control an infection at the source rather than when it has spread @FrankPasquale 3. And is much more nuanced, because Algo can weight many factors into a score rather than just a blunt fake/not fake. @FrankPasquale 2. Algos can scan all, and weight signals like those I describe to down vote fake news. This will reduce virality @FrankPasquale 1. No. Given the volume of posts, human editors will only see most after they have already gone viralVery much worth reading. One key is to find better ways to rebalance the bargaining power balance between workers a… of Kaiser's 110M visits last yr were virtual (10M ppl). 55M! And some states still legally question telehealth.
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyNice! #AI explainer videos from Facebook, via @ylecun @POTUS helped create/net >13 million private sector jobs--13 million! PEOTUS helps net maybe 800 & takes a vict…
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyR's and D's both like to give money to their friends, they just have different friends. Though they do have one fri…
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly @susanthesquark Oakland, CA.Morning glory.
Where does this go? Tim Wu's masterpiece the Master Switch has answers - and warnings
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyTruly fascinating/scary/enlightening story about the power of social media. Must-read:
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyFantastic @OReillyMedia Report: Connecting #Networked #Devices #prototype #scalable #IoT
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly @ruthmalan Snark is not the ideal way to communicate "engaged interest." @ruthmalan 2/2 It's depressing to see people hating on the event for no good reason. Read the end of the 3rd para in @ruthmalan You might hold the snarky comments, then. This is an amazing group of people working on hard and important problems. (1/2) @ruthmalan Are you here?One of my heroes, Todd Park, talking about "the new tradition of public service for technologists" #povertytech @blm849 What was your beef with Steve? He did a great job growing Microsoft during his tenure as CEO. Just didn't wow the stock marketYou can't tax income if robots take all the jobs per @timoreilly @ #PovertyTech @WhiteHouse Summit. Good case 4 @PikettyLeMonde wealth tax!
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly"Using fear of being able to eat as a motivator to work will be seen as barbaric" @sama on potential of universal basic income #povertytech
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillySteve was great! He is bringing a business mindset to solving social problems. Know the market, figure out which in… is a relevant read for those at the #povertytech event! @dangillmor @peteskomoroch @pomeranian99 @pcworld But they are already doing that, just badly. @msaunby @jaggeree Not disagreeing. But only 15% of corporate profits now reinvested in the real economy. Most goes to financial engineering @codeslubber I’m not suggesting makework. I am suggesting that we invest in opportunity. When we stopped child labor, we sent kids to schoolThis awesome, if, and only if, we find new opportunities to which we can devote the freed-up energy of those 200 pe… to find any swamp drainers in Trump cabinet nominees. So far all Wall Street and consummate DC insiders. #fillingswamp
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly“80% of our low income students are accumulating college debt but getting no degree. This is a crime.” Oakland's @LibbySchaaf #povertytech @HttpStatus402 That is changing. "West coast philanthropy" is all about finding leverage, impact, and scalable interventions. #povertytech"We have to stop talking about the digital divide. We can build digital bridges." Oakland mayor @LibbySchaaf to… Over Factions. Great framing for today's #PovertyTech conference. Common-sense, bipartisan policy. Yes please
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly @Pinboard @joshsimmons @BuzzFeedNews What cynical BS! Sharing ideas among people who are spending time and $$ to make a difference is bad?“In effort there is joy.” Wisdom from a 3rd grade teacher via @USCTO Megan Smith #povertytechThis sounds like something right out of our talking points @codeforamerica! If gov poverty programs 10% more effici… with Steve Ballmer that we need to scale process not programs. HCD! #PovertyTech
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyLOVE @steven_ballmer’s thinking about government and how to make it better. Bringing real insight and his trademark… news reports are correct, Carrier is getting a massive tax break while still sending nearly half their Indiana jobs to Mexico. Unreal.
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyTrump, who just named a Goldman banker to run the Treasury, also said of Goldman: "They have total control over Hillary Clinton."
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyHonored & humbled. Most of all, thank you to all that have jumped in to serve. We're all team🇺🇸. Let's get to work.
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly @DJ44 Congratulations, DJ!And yet some of us still consider it morally imperative to tell the truth even when not on oath.
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly"People want higher standard of evidence from non-profits than they do from doctors. Thats a head scratcher." @Steven_Ballmer #povertytech
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyBeautiful piece. I've flipped from foe to fan of eucalyptus. Birds love 'em. Best firewood ever. They've earned…
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FB's Lori Goler: 35% of computer science degrees went to women in 1985. Now it's 17%. @FortuneMPW
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyWaiting to see: how many people outraged by HRC Goldman-Sachs speeches (which I thought were big mistake) equally outraged over GS Treas Sec
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyExtremely important topic. Wish it wasn't at end of day. We can measure justice @MforJ
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyCalifornia has over 4200 post conviction felony restrictions!!! Why are we still punishing ppl after they've done their time? #PovertyTech
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyOur system kneecaps all of the players in the economy, except financial capitalists. @timoreilly at #PovertyTech conference.
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyYou gotta respect @timoreilly's sock game. @SlackHQ socks FTW. #PovertyTech
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyGreat line @timoreilly: "Future historians may look back and laugh at this period where we worshipped divine right of capital" #povertytech
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyThe impact of AI & work- @timoreilly says universal income is software patch; we need to reprogram how we designed "the market" #povertytech
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly @va1hamilton @SlackHQ socks ftw!Same things that make this a wonderful time to be a consumer make it a terrible time to be a worker...…
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyLook forward to talking about the future with @timoreilly at this event later today #RiseoftheRobots
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly @ferenstein No. Read what I said. Facebook *is* a gatekeeper, like it or not. Better have them do it well than badly.