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Michael Burgstahler @twotribes Stuttgart, Germany

Theoretical physicist gone designer since 1992. Founding member of @thevirtualbrain project, lover of everything @rikiki_bonjour does.

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Joined Twitter 1/27/09

@ar0mcintosh @thevirtualbrain Exactly the relaxed conversational tone I like to use when explaining science to the general public 😛This thread beautifully demonstrates what's so exciting about modern neuroscience. /cc @thevirtualbrain“Truth is whatever you can get away with.”
Early unit of computing power: one "kilogirl" was equivalent to a thousand hours of manual computing labor
Retweeted by Michael BurgstahlerOne of the best things about the GDPR is now every time a stakeholder at works asks me to do something I don't real…
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Comprehensive, fun and very useful overview of CSS/JS for controlling scrolling behavior of elements. Many simple m… cool: Map of cognitive biases typical changelog for presumably "simple" CSS tasks
@rands “Stressed” spelled backwards is “desserts”, not a coincidence.
Retweeted by Michael BurgstahlerStudy: If the government provides what people need, they aren't interested that much in religion anymore. of coding can save you minutes of planning
Retweeted by Michael BurgstahlerWhy restaurants became so loud — and how to fight back
@udovetter Man muss sich nur vor Augen führen, welche Historie eklatanter Fehlleistungen die erneut beteiligte Firm… @alvar_f Schon interessant, dass sich Atos seit vielen Jahren regelmäßig mit grauenhafter Architektur und Code-Qual…
The year is 2040. The Information Superhighway is littered on both sides with discarded blockchains, carcasses of D…
Retweeted by Michael BurgstahlerThere's a reason why the most iconic Kennedy images are in black and white.
Retweeted by Michael BurgstahlerA teacher at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High who said he’d be willing to arm himself at school to protect students ha…
Retweeted by Michael Burgstahler @Demonstrare @alvar_f uBlock Origin? Ich dachte das gibt's nicht für Safari. @alvar_f Gerade getestet in Firefox. Ghostery blockiert wie es soll, keine Warnung vom Spiegel. @alvar_f Hu? Ich benutze Ghostery in Safari und hab noch nie eine AdBlocker-Detection beim Spiegel gesehen.
Your 1998 tech update: Senate Grills Gates About Internet.
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@GrumpusNation @catvalente The core chamber at the end of Annihilation?Light Leaks: A Shimmering Room Filled with Fifty Disco Balls and Hundreds of Reflected Points of Light… @TheAvanaut @Mantia It's unused concept art from one of Lucasfilm's original illustrators, Jeff Carlisle. I guess t… @Mantia ok, yes. Valid point. @Mantia The YT-300 models were designed as freight pushers, so the split mandibles are supposed to grip a container…"FAQs are the ultimate in design laziness. Instead of actually organizing for the customer, let’s just dump a bunch…
For the Washington Post I wrote about why it is that we have such a negative perception of how the world is changin…
Retweeted by Michael Burgstahler @JuliesBits @edbott @TheAtlantic Here you go (TweetBot on macOS) @edbott @TheAtlantic whoa, you're right! In Twitter/iOS and Twitter/Web, it's gone. My TweetBot still shows it. @edbott @TheAtlantic It's not deleted. I can still access it.When the client insisted to have a kitchen sink added to the application. @GrumpusNation @ar0mcintosh @jdalrymple Following this inference, Mark Zuckerberg must be an Honorary Apologetic Citizen of CanadaHAL's voice in 2001: A Space Odyssey sounds so unsettling because it's… Canadian 🇨🇦 /cc @GrumpusNation @ar0mcintosh
Two years ago, The Boston Globe published this parody front page — suggesting what the world would look like if Tru…
Retweeted by Michael BurgstahlerSomething for @ar0mcintosh to look into: "Brain connectivity reflects human aesthetic responses to music"
I wonder if @TwitterDev has considered that they'll lose their most active users should third-party app makers be f…
Retweeted by Michael BurgstahlerIf you love your third-party Twitter app, I’ve got some really shitty news for you: #BreakingMyTwitter
Retweeted by Michael BurgstahlerWhoa! This website shows you a realtime 3D map of all objects orbiting earth 😱 years ago Bill Gates hammered “security first” into his Windows developers and the naive or, worse, intentionall…
Everyone designing brand identities has done the hackneyed "globe" metaphor at least once. But this one by the Mi…
Conspiracy theories are dangerous for many reasons. Among other things, they provide a way to reduce mental distres…
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“I did a word count. Facebook’s terms and privacy policies are longer than the U.S. Constitution.”
The new Bernstein report on Tesla's manufacturing is rough
Retweeted by Michael Burgstahler"Alpha Male" the early version of a male, before testing and bug fixes. Unstable and not suitable for the public
Retweeted by Michael Burgstahler.@karaswisher asks Apple CEO @tim_cook what he would do if he was Mark Zuckerberg. “I wouldn’t be in this situatio…
Retweeted by Michael BurgstahlerBriefly misread "ssh://bitbucket" as "shitbucket" and it didn't sound wrong 🙃Early spring. The German words are getting longer again.
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Worth repeating: We are Missing the Point about Facebook, Cambridge Analytica, etc.
Retweeted by Michael BurgstahlerAd-supported transportation would be a nightmare: "If shared fleets of autonomous vehicles come to be funded prim… helps scammers finding the most gullible morons in the user base, making them millions
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"The Eagles of Death Metal frontman… compared handing in guns to prevent gun violence to men dismembering themselve… of the browser user-agent string: — laughing and crying while reading this. 😂
Retweeted by Michael BurgstahlerEliminating advertising from the entire internet would require every user paying $1.89 per _month_ for accessing it. It's not impossible.
Retweeted by Michael BurgstahlerInteresting: Turning Facebook into an ad-free subscription service would probably cost every user $75/year* *Assum… to freak yourself out? I'm gonna show just how much of your information the likes of Facebook and Google store…
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I heard there’s a Stormy brewing over Orange County. Stay safe, stable geniuses.When even zombies support a vegan agenda self-own hurts as much as a gun wound the Parkland shooting, the NRA quadrupled their online ad spending on Facebook and YouTube.… the last phone booth has disappeared, no one will be able to leave the Matrix anymore.This is going to bankrupt George Soros.
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Retweeted by Michael BurgstahlerIt must be a shock to Americans that it’s neither a black or a female President but their kids who will take their guns away.
BREAKING NEWS: The crowd in Washington DC has officially reached 1,000,000 protesters. #MarchForOurLives
Retweeted by Michael BurgstahlerIconic image. Tears streaming down her face, Emma Gonzales in silence for 6 minutes 20 seconds to commemorate how l…
Retweeted by Michael BurgstahlerIf you don’t see a connection between how smart and effective the Parkland students have been at galvanizing our de…
Retweeted by Michael BurgstahlerLadies and Gentlemen, Washington DC so far. Unbelievable sight captured by @suzannaraye. #MarchForOurLives
Retweeted by Michael BurgstahlerShoutout to the over 800 sibling marches across the country and around the world! #MarchForOurLives 🙌
Retweeted by Michael BurgstahlerHere’s a general rule: More guns = more gun deaths. It holds across countries, and note how much the U.S. stands ou…
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@GrumpusNation Finally you reveal your true face @GrumpusNation I didn't know you had it so bad beauty industry: For men: This can be used as a shampoo, body wash, face wash, lotion, mouth wash, tooth paste…
Retweeted by Michael BurgstahlerThe skilled guys from @SomeOnes_Tweet have done a nice redesign for the UK Parliament.
First Lady of Poland needs some kind of award for this....😂😂😂
Retweeted by Michael BurgstahlerSad to see Facebook so corrupted since its humble beginnings as a platform for judging women’s worth according to hotness.
Retweeted by Michael BurgstahlerStudies show that if you include a link in a claim, people are more likely to believe that claim even though 86 per…
Retweeted by Michael BurgstahlerTech buzzwords explained: AI—regression Big data—data Blockchain—database Algorithm—automated decision-making Cloud…
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