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Hi, non-U.S.ians! I just want to say, in advance: I am deeply sorry for the terrible things that will be said between now and November.
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyDon't miss this Thursday's webcast #MachineLearning & the Future of #Design w/@PatrickHebron
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyBots and conversational interfaces are part of what you might call an Uber-iquity strategy, deeply rooted in a sense of history and politics, and truly frightening Andrew Sullivan on TrumpHow data science is changing #fintech Downloadable @oreillymedia reportAmazon is partnering with @make and @hacksterio to run an Alexa skills challenge! Build for the next great platform!
Mine too. And I’m so lucky that she is my better half! That phrase has never been so true! a few hours of #SVGives left! Donate to CfA and your gift will be matched by @MicrosoftSV
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyHelping government work better is a way to get 10x the return on your philanthropic investment! to make me feel guilty. I have to contribute! @cool_tools is such an invaluable resource. plays central role in police reform efforts in Chicago and beyond via @ChicagoReporter
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyRise of the robots starting to turn into an investment boom, says @FT Some of us said that some time ago...Yesterday, when I visited Blue Origin, who 3D prints (okay, metal laser sinters) much of their rocket engine.
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyNo excuse, Detroit: With no public input, city sells historic Tiger Stadium field for just $1 - #civictech
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly71% Of SF Homeless Once Had Homes In SF --
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyProject Include Nice work, @TheRealFreada @triketora @ekp @BCAppelbaum I thought it was a very smart tweet. Sorry for the confusion. @alecrider @BCAppelbaum It is. @FutureBoy See my response. I thought I was responding (approvingly) to my friend Yitz Applbaum @BCAppelbaumSo weird. I had no idea it was a slang term, or why it is my friend’s nickname. He is quite well known by it, even in Israel @BCAppelbaum I think I have been mixing you up with my friend Isaac Applbaum. Yitz is his nickname. @BCAppelbaum I think I have been mixing you up with my friend Yitz Applbaum the first-class cabin is the anti-social behavior.
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly @BCAppelbaum Great insight, Yitz! @Crayz9000 Very true. Most people don’t realize how much our “capitalist” computer industry was kickstarted by government interventions @dukethepcdr Did you read the piece? It’s not about stealing-it’s about making it easier for people to pay for what they use #DayAgainstDRMGreat to see Universal Basic Income getting more serious attention from business leaders and policy makers Years Later, "Piracy is Progressive Taxation" still rings true Republished here with a few introductory commentsResidents of a Louisiana island will soon be the first community in the U.S. displaced due to climate change
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyWow. Watching this video actually makes me … respect Cruz! Genuinely worth watching, re both Cruz and Trump
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyCongrats on new books out today: TED Talks @TEDchris, Grit @angeladuckw, Find Your Extraordinary @JessicaHerrin
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New study shows how tech progress is reshaping the capital / labor mix in >1 way. #2MA (shift is away from labor)
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyI can't stop staring at this gif of Ted Cruz and Carly Fiorina struggling to portray a human interaction correctly
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyDo you love the v. 51 cover art as much as we do? Hits stands 5/24. #dronerevolution
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyThe 1st global civilian computer networks developed among cooperative capitalists, not among competitive socialists #Connectivity Atlas is a navigable guide to the world's infrastructure. Drive around the connected world today!
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Big numbers: Google had 32.3 billion visitors in March. Facebook had 29.5 billion
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Retweeted by Tim O'ReillySpeaking from 25 years experience, @jeggers gives her perspective from the belly of the beast of #AI #StrataHadoop
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyThe gent tweeting this piece on endangered ohia trees saved the American chestnut trees with genetic engineering.
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillySoftware is eating the fashion industry
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly“If thought corrupts language, language can also corrupt thought” Orwell nicely cited in man has class, a great sense of humor, got sh*t done despite huge obstructionism. @BarackObama we will miss you! find the pieces on @EvonomicsMag a consistently good source of deeper reading on the #NextEconomy a Sunday morning smile. Via Janis Ian on Facebook.
@JamesFBoyle @johnbattelle @lyft Right. Hoping @ariannahuff will help @Uber with these issuesAmazon Echo hacked to control Tesla, drives out of garage via voice commands while drone films video via @timoreilly
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyAmerica’s labour-force participation has begun a belated recovery
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyGreat visit to Code for America this morning. Thanks @pahlkadot & team for showing us around. Proud that @OmidyarNetwork can support
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyControlling a Tesla with Alexa on Amazon Echo. A taste of things to come.
@amcasari @dsiegel thanks!Just added to the OSCON schedule in Austin.
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyGood insights, how AR starts with Industrial applications, grows from there into a game changer. tonight! I'm performing new vocal compositions @TheKitchen_NYC curated by Tauba Auerbach w/ @GDF_X + Eliot Stone
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyI'm debuting new vocal music @TheKitchen_NYC on April 29th. Curated by Tauba Auerbach. Tickets:
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillySite Reliability Engineering - How Google Runs Production Systems (Save 50% w/ code WKSREN until APR30)
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyWith any data science project, start w the problem, not the data. So right! @EManeriAkred @DataKind #DoGoodData2016
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly"Honey, does the new Volvo come with TensorFlow® SafetyAware or Torch® CompleteVision?"
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyAn era of bundling... The Internet Economy — Medium
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillySenior Executive Side Project Engineer. This is a good career path for @harper, we should all aspire as well.
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly"analysts continue to underestimate innovators [by assuming] innovators will not move beyond their initial products"
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There's an organization trying to save us from asteroids.
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyA 1993 picture of me in @carlmalamud's original "Geek of the Week" promo for his pioneering Internet Talk Radio @carlmalamud @OReillyMedia I seem to remember it being $50k. But memory fades! It was a pioneering effort. Like so much you do!Alert etiquette is sadly lacking. I dismiss alerts; they pop back up a few minutes later. Apps and platforms, remember who you are serving!
@davidisen @om @danablankenhorn I'm confused as to the point. I think @Arianahuff will add meaningful perspective to @UberThis is the tiny thing I milled, in the lab with 60 nL fluorescent samples in it!! (also deposited w/CNC) #othermill
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyI've analyzed the Silicon Valley Bot Startup trend and created a handy venn diagram to help explain it.
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly @danablankenhorn @davidisen @arianahuff @uber Or when I joined the Macromedia board? You have to recuse yourself from some discussions @danablankenhorn @davidisen @arianahuff @uber What did you think when Don Graham of the Washington Post joined the FB board in 2009?Glad to see @ariannahuff joining @Uber’s Board Arianna, focus on making it better for workers not just customers!
I need to make tshirts for my procurement nerd tribe. I just do. Should they say...
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyInteresting: Chatbots - Hype or glory? via @MaryTreselerI felt like saying this.
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2. "I don't mind It's the principle of the thing" @lyft driver responding to "They steal your rights and then sell them back to you." My @lyft driver on SF's plan to require drivers to have a business license
The case of Portugal: What happened after it decriminalized drugs — from weed to heroin
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyImportant read: Why the US’ “impressive" 4.9% unemployment rate still feels like a like. #WTFEconomy @fcarriedo @pickover Sure. Article was over the top. But overlooking women’s contributions does seem to be endemic.Lol. I can attest to the fact that this is true!
Love this profile on the one and only @chamath.
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyDesperately trying to trick myself into doing some work
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyThis woman discovered what the universe is made of. But how many students have ever heard her name?
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyMayor @LibbySchaaf demonstrates her Oakland pride! #Warriors artist draws penises around potholes to force city to fill them! Never mind @seeclickfix, it's #SeeDickFix"most charging takes place during off peak hours.. EVs increase electricity sales without added infrastructure"
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyA reminder that there are smart, dedicated public servants spending their lives to make our cities work better! @LibbySchaaf holding a town hall right now on! Just started, come down Oakland!
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyWow! Gene therapy used to lengthen telomeres "by approximately 20 years" HT: @helengreiner
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillySo proud. My kid just pointed out to me his first hilarious case of a necessary but missing Oxford comma.
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly @KJ_Hammond @DanGrover @MaryTreseler Yes. I totally agree that speech is central.Simple, effective mosquito trap made from old tires makes a dent in Zika, Dengue risk #Makers FTW! via @jamesoreillySmart thinking about next gen UI by @DanGrover Tradeoffs between conversational UI and apps. Via @MaryTreseler #bots
@pkedrosky A planet with a biosphere! @JCMorgan3 @pahlkadot Me too. I hate the direction @twitter is going. They are losing me.For those interested following along, we'll be playing around with an @indievc style publication on @Medium
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyGreat pics from aviation & sail history. & imptnt point: tech produces best results just before it's replaced
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyLike it or not, but as someone who has lived in both Europe and the US, this feels like a very true statement.
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyNo sh*t. Was looking for @pahlkadot's tweet about Prince yesterday, and Twitter wouldn't show me recent! #stupid of my all-time favorite descriptions of the stock market from William Bernstein
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