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You want to make gov run like a biz? Fine. Make voting like a sales funnel and minimize opt-outs. https://t.co/tU0aHu7tUG
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly @atduskgreg Yes, it does always get more complicated the longer you think about it. @rashmi @Atul_Gawande @NewYorker When I said "catastrophic," I was assuming "care above a large dollar amount," of any kind. @Farzad_MD @johnolilly Good point.If this were paired with universal catastrophic coverage, I could be convinced by this argument. https://t.co/qjYs4wmdRsThe combinatorics of human DNA and experience are staggering. You will never meet any two humans who are substitutable for each other.
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyMinnesota Nice https://t.co/RXVo04l53O
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyWhy Evil Robots Are the Least of Our Problems w/@AndrewYNg via @FortuneMagazine https://t.co/hlxLJDSJ5H
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyI can't get over this quote from @RepJoeBarton after the #AHCA failed. https://t.co/TuUyAEyAbU
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyIf Krugman has correctly explained what @ryanavent means, then I get it now: https://t.co/JCDnxvPmsc Math is helpful for explanation!
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly @paulg It isn't just people whose jobs can't be replaced. AI can be used to augment people in new ways.Provocative thread here. But I'd add that AI won't just compete with people for jobs. AI can be used to augment peo… https://t.co/j6SOaAkT3g
3/26
2017
Serving as a key part of a leader's pre-arranged campaign against political enemies is pretty much a primary function of state-run media
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly66 percent favor an independent commission to investigate #Trump campaign/Russia ties. Only 29 percent oppose.… https://t.co/G4HCI9xwHD
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly @BetterCeo Agree.So often it seems that the biggest divide is between those in the halls of power and those without, not between left and right. -@hmcghee
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyEliminating federal funding for int'l climate change programs: Good idea 34% Bad idea 63% (Quinnipiac U, RV 3/16-21) https://t.co/CjWEQ7cGwz
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyShe was GREAT. @ericpliu @CitizenUniv Can you share the text of her poem? Want to read it every morning. :) https://t.co/MxC1QTIxqS
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly"We live in a fast food culture & we have digested the values of fast food. We think everything should be fast, easy, & cheap" @AliceWatersLunch at #CitizenUCon17 conference was courtesy of Alice Waters and the Edible Schoolyard Project. Delicious recipe… https://t.co/WErVFlB90oSee also James Bessen's gr8 book Learning By Doing, which compares the skills of artisans with 1840 factory workers https://t.co/mY0nXjLCCDHere's the list of Republicans who actually voted for TrumpCare in their committees. Will they be defeated in 2018? https://t.co/KtZjE0xr5t
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyCompletely coincidentally, by random chance, apologizes and backtracks on the *very* day Texas law would open him u… https://t.co/OywWVd3XmR
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly"Constituent power is the reason that the GOP was unable to pass their healthcare bill." @IndivisibleTeam how to https://t.co/I6wc04Ru5iYes, that was the quote. https://t.co/kASGvtlTIb"Donald Trump's agenda does not depend on Donald Trump. It depends on individual members of Congress going along wi… https://t.co/qLEhNrrXFo
3/25
2017
@atthatmatt @WIRED That's a fair commentRead this whole thread. I wish @realDonaldTrump would read and act on it. It would be a win for the American people. https://t.co/8La1WE5JFHBREAKING: Chairman just cancelled open Intelligence Committee hearing with Clapper, Brennan and Yates in attempt to choke off public info.
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly @michael_nielsen Yes, that was the heart of what I liked about the article. @michael_nielsen That's fair. But despite the rhetorical excess, there is a core of truth.An excellent critique! https://t.co/5KrAaHVQ7DExcellent management and life advice here. @ediefr you will recognize an echo of things I said long ago at… https://t.co/vdy7tBcyMDIt's like climate change. We can only surmount the problem if we recognize it and respond. These guys must want to… https://t.co/XNfxJ52Imj
3/24
2017
If the health bill passes, I get a tax break. I don’t want a tax break at the expense of health care for all. RT if you’re in he same boat.
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyWalking the walk! @meganegarcia intros @NewAmericaCA (w/ baby Evie) @UCBerkeley #civictech event . Cc @SlaughterAM https://t.co/lgydKrIjxj
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyThis is quite a picture. These are the people who are going to take away maternity care. https://t.co/licoNwT9mH
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly“Move fast and break things” doesn’t always work. https://t.co/j9jquA0K7o
3/23
2017
if Nunes' objective was to highlight the need for special prosecutor, mission accomplished.
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyMedium launches memberships for $5 per month. via @verge https://t.co/iKBHbMGo4j
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyIf Gorsuch had any honor, he would have politely declined the nomination out of respect for our Democracy & prior nominee Merrick Garland.
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly"The problem with journalism is that it covers the waves but misses the tides." -@DrewOCCRP https://t.co/6B4mNwh85SSpiders are top predators, consuming as much of other animals by weight as humans and whales! Via @checker https://t.co/CqwWFfqeDyAs the @make slogan says, "If you can't open it, you don't own it.” Shameful to see DRM invade the heartland https://t.co/ip1apy8JNa
3/22
2017
Predictive policing requires a high level of algorithmic transparency, say @CivicScape and @ekisticventures https://t.co/QN7L2R0YtcNothing shows you respect the rule of law like holding a Supreme Court seat hostage for a year so Donald Trump can fill it
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3/21
2017
The House GOP showed again today that it can't be trusted to investigate Russia & Trump's Kremlin ties. A special s… https://t.co/WgKs8n85lq
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyThe house is on fire, Trump is running around with a box of matches, and the GOP demands to know who called the fire department.
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly1. Everyone should take 8 minutes and listen to Schiff's crisp summary of the evidence linking Trump and Russia https://t.co/LSSvtYQT7M
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyProvocative Q&A with the historian & polymath Yuval Noah Harari. https://t.co/R7s3Mxd1q1
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyOver the long term, the future is decided by optimists.
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly#Bots Podcast: @brada @jonbruner & @peteskomoroch discuss developing actions for Google Assistant https://t.co/odmP0p0sw4 #AI
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyNow in its 8th year, ARPA-E’s investments in new #energy technologies continue to pay off. Here’s a few examples:… https://t.co/NzhgXSRpWh
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3/20
2017
At Hal Varian's 70th birthday party. Happy Birthday to a great friend and "the Albert Einstein of digital clicks" (… https://t.co/Ur1jNeKU7TGreat post about the way to fix gender discrimination in tech from @SusanWojcicki https://t.co/5DRvUb4jzo @SatcomPost Just to be clear, that's a quote from 12 years ago. We're long past that point.The best on Russia I've seen in a long time and one of the best articles I've read this year. Essential @jkirchick: https://t.co/uAEcxnumKt
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyHow @amnesty uses satellite imagery (including @planetlabs) to track violence and refugee movements in South Sudan: https://t.co/LIta4l2wMN
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyActivism works. Here's a portion of an email I received this morning from a Kansas politician who left the Republic… https://t.co/YW3LoyMvYK
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyThe Pentagon directive that humans make all lethal decisions is expiring. Here's why robotic weapons imperil us all: https://t.co/UQQxGfU9nO
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyRe-reading this oldie-but-goodie by @pahlkadot. How can platforms reinvent local economies, making cities better? https://t.co/Lk0KAMpss0An Arms Race Humanity Won't Win https://t.co/BxzKdCQMuoHighlighting brilliant #WomenInTech: @codeforamerica's @pahlkadot https://t.co/ADfVnDO5rm https://t.co/3YUwCt6v6X
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyWant to be President Obama's front-end developer? Check out this opportunity to work for his foundation… https://t.co/LEDusuxuhm
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyIt’s a major bug that Google Docs doesn’t provide a way to search within comments or to step through those still outstanding.
3/17
2017
A frightening historical perspective on the risks of current geopolitical trends. Perhaps too hawkish but worthwhile https://t.co/Di1LJJo2pM
3/16
2017
"Hoffman may be the Valley’s heart" Agree! Great piece on @reidhoffman joining the MS board by @jessiwrites https://t.co/DikEqAsPMJ
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyEnjoy libations, snacks & check out the Expo Hall at #StrataHadoop. Booth Crawl starts at 5:50pm tonight https://t.co/osDSujW4Kn
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyInterestingly, Andrew Jackson perpetrated genocide and his economic policies led to a devastating depression. https://t.co/ILC45weYOW
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyThe frontiers of attention and memory in neural networks: @Smerity @salesforce is giving a great talk at… https://t.co/n2RG4p7pGP
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyLovely visualization! https://t.co/2yHoMW7XGJThe durability of the CBO remains to me a marvel of institutional innovation. Governance is far, far better for the consensus around it.
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyMcMaster — combat hero, PhD, 3-star general, celebrated author on mil-civ relations — overruled by Bannon **and Jar… https://t.co/WQpucnugQ8
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyGreat to see @reidhoffman join the Microsoft board. I love Reid and @satyanadella's shared vision of human potential https://t.co/hVokP3Pr2DThis is so true. A TRILLION dollar problem, but more than that, a tragedy of wasted - no destroyed - lives https://t.co/ATkhfsCgUgMovements are effective when a win in 1 place raises bar everywhere: @nneditch @pahlkadot on CfA Brigades… https://t.co/6txeE0R8an
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyImportant report from @knightfdn on access to government information https://t.co/3Oi848fDTa
3/15
2017
All ideas are made from other ideas #danceotp https://t.co/47rshP2Z9V
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyI think Twitter's best chance right now would be to open it all up to developers again and give them a sincere chan… https://t.co/Y4ptyPlRIw
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3/14
2017

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