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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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@GrumpusNation even my mom has upgraded from this dinosaur last year 👻 @GrumpusNation what horribly outdated version are you allowing your kids to use? 😱💀That thread is so good. Everyone should do their own, seriously. Please, it really helps to read them. NOBODY is an omniscient genius!!!!!!
Retweeted by Michael BurgstahlerHi, my name is Michael, I've been writing CSS for >10 years, producing >500k LOC. I confuse font-variant with font-… https://t.co/JQuUcgw4NH
2/27
2017
How theories are formed. https://t.co/iJbrCjLB5pThe actual faces of American terrorism. Each man arrested for murdering or planning to target & murder large number… https://t.co/TTOuAldmOg
Retweeted by Michael BurgstahlerThe President of deplorables. Please join Elon Musk and shoot yourselves to Mars, altogether. https://t.co/ACk7giAQzW
2/26
2017
Да здравствует наш президент https://t.co/cBeQ2GoHbkTrump team: We're down to 38% approval-what can we do to turn things around? Guy in the meeting, apparently: Let's crack down on legal weed
Retweeted by Michael BurgstahlerI remember when I had advised @r00p to switch off Cloudflare for his website. https://t.co/AAxzqkz3Mq😱 https://t.co/AAxzqkQFb0 @codepo8 It's been the same on Mac for years. Been wondering if it was only me.Nice: A visualization of the structure of patents filed by Apple and Google. https://t.co/sm4JeKORj9 https://t.co/jUJ84260oMWhen I'm reading the comments. https://t.co/GuFdyiadYw
2/24
2017
... and Facebook is closer to half of iOS web traffic. https://t.co/XMmkpBuuhO
Retweeted by Michael BurgstahlerFacebook is a third of Android web traffic. https://t.co/Aj6kJBGypZ
Retweeted by Michael BurgstahlerGive credit where credit is due: Ransomware has *excellent* customer support /cc @SwiftOnSecurity https://t.co/chO5pz5640"The universe is made of protons, neutrons, electrons and morons"https://t.co/dxl402lBx5
Retweeted by Michael BurgstahlerThe GOP's Obamacare replacement plan: https://t.co/q1grMQI16l https://t.co/OJ1IfmSaxg @grumpusnation Trump bison, yamyam2017: we must know who you know and talk to, what you say – bc terrorism 2047: we must know what you think and remember – bc thoughtcrimeA logical successor of smartphones – already a distillate of ur life – will be brain implants. Now imagine surrendering a password for THAT. @SwiftOnSecurity when one of your followers becomes Pope and another one turns you in and you get crucified #twittercareers
2/23
2017
@glennf FAKE CAKE @cipri_tom https://t.co/Vzv2IpJJop"Many people think information wants to be free. In fact, this is false. Information wants to be $29.95, plus shipping and tax."If you want to curtail liberty it is helpful if people think that crime is not under control.… https://t.co/eMOvZFwRED
Retweeted by Michael BurgstahlerAntivaxers: Prove vaccines are safe! Billion-dollar homeopathy company after literally killing babies for a decade… https://t.co/A6F4s7nDGU
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2/22
2017
@thomasfuchs 🖖🏻 @thijs They even used IDs with "." in the name. Instead of fixing it, they wrote a JQuery function which bent CSS selectors to work w/ that @thijs I had to work with front-ends where the devs had put IDs on *everything* and then wondered why selectors didn't fire anymore. @thijs That's why they need more JS shit on top of that. @thijs "Developer"-minded front-enders just throw absolute positioning at it and fix the shortcomings with a shit ton of JS interceptions.This is pretty cool: Arabic Words Illustrated to Match Their Literal Meaning https://t.co/Co2HIk1lwj https://t.co/CjNcejDbaOYou don't have "high performers with bad behavior", you have "assholes that effectively game your metrics".
Retweeted by Michael BurgstahlerHerd Immunity: How it works. #vaccination https://t.co/dMJL7EVC2jThis gas pump is more intelligent than 42% of Americans. https://t.co/VaefJ5kZLvIn 2016: 19.8% Americans voted for Clinton 19.5% for Trump 2.2% for other 29.9% didn't vote 28.6% ineligible… https://t.co/0j4of5Xz5Q
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2/21
2017
@radarskiy @swiftonsecurity @business Looking at (estimated) reserves + yearly production, they seem to have major trouble mining it. @swiftonsecurity "Russia is only the world’s sixth-largest uranium miner, but has a huge nuclear fuel industry." https://t.co/pDx1VT9O4a“Deleting Uber is the least you can do”, https://t.co/elrUPUvSRL https://t.co/fgCDQ2BMcw
Retweeted by Michael Burgstahler @counternotions Last stats are from April 2013: https://t.co/IyFvPMVwUY https://t.co/LnIEMUpjhW @getwired Roaches of the world, unite! @getwired #notallcockroaches https://t.co/ddhShQ8rerWe should require blood tests for corporate or political leaders until we can figure out what's going on.… https://t.co/yhR3j2HpE4Uber CEO has no clue about thing that's going on for years in his company. But wants to consult Trump on things.… https://t.co/12rGEKxmYGThis is how you show empathy and awareness of the horrific consequences of politics based on fear and hate. https://t.co/tYakZ9NWw3We look forward to informing the US administration about Swedish immigration and integration policies. https://t.co/x5G3euOWRh
Retweeted by Michael BurgstahlerEverything about Susan Fowler's account of what it was like to be a female engineer at Uber is terrible. https://t.co/bcqVikxOzu
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2/20
2017
@joshuatopolsky ah… I had actively searched for one but hadn't noticed this. @joshuatopolsky Generally, press reports about scientific studies should include a link to the original publication. https://t.co/G6f9fNsM5xVery detailed and illustrated explanation about CSS font metrics, line-height & vertical-align. Excellent!… https://t.co/VXJAiOXihBInteresting… more and more German online publications are hosting some ads on their own servers, circumventing ad blockers effectively.
2/18
2017
And Jesus changed water into wine. https://t.co/35i9WscysBWe should deport all undocumented APIs.
Retweeted by Michael Burgstahler @asymco …and is illegal in several countries. @benedictevansFrench architect Emmanuelle Moureaux does insane rainbow color installations. https://t.co/5fdfpnYryC https://t.co/vfZW227TZgby https://t.co/JLb7z8mdrC https://t.co/5yL5YDQ0RZNow my kid is insisting that his bad report card is fake news, and angrily demanding an investigation into who leaked it from the school.
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2/17
2017
Came across this while researching something entirely different, and thought it was worth sharing. Note the date. https://t.co/RkgHxSLyVt
Retweeted by Michael BurgstahlerRepublicans in Congress want to investigate federal workers’ growing use of encrypted messaging apps https://t.co/FdsDNot5Z0
Retweeted by Michael BurgstahlerSomehow it's sad that Trump will fall because of his ties to Russia and not for being an pathetic, misogynistic, sexist and racist dickhead.AirBNB confirmation: 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington DC (just down the street fr the Trump International Hotel) https://t.co/D3SP8pqpNQOver 283k people on GitHub made commits to remove passwords from their code. 😂😱 https://t.co/M1pwEMcmlJ
2/15
2017
BUT HER EMAILS https://t.co/6btUK3wXFC @GrumpusNation @jdalrymple @ar0mcintosh Will you please apologize for the unspeakable name of your Prime Minister? https://t.co/CFowvYrxGiHappy Valentine https://t.co/Yu33iBkvaxhttps://t.co/RgKAkbLWy3
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2/14
2017
@SwiftOnSecurity The death of expertise you're lamenting is real, long-lasting and there's not much we can do: https://t.co/svjXqkrkALlaunching a nuclear attack requires the president to read ten pages we'll be safe https://t.co/nlkXjDz28a
Retweeted by Michael BurgstahlerWaiting for @MerriamWebster to explain the origins of "treason".This is how classified matters are supposed to be handled "on-the-road." They set up a tent with special shielding… https://t.co/bvFbUgXxTj
Retweeted by Michael Burgstahler"You gonna impeach me now? No, OK how about now? Still not yet? Man, what do I have to do!?:  https://t.co/q4KResH8YQ
Retweeted by Michael BurgstahlerYou voted a reality TV clown into office, America. Why acting surprised now? Sit down and enjoy the show! https://t.co/6IJBSFbSLZFor the low-low price of $200,000 and no background check you too can live-stream a military crisis meeting. https://t.co/vNd8Jo7Bq5
Retweeted by Michael BurgstahlerThis is London in 1993 after an IRA truck bomb. We didn't ban Irish people or Catholics, we understood it was just… https://t.co/AR7aL989k7
Retweeted by Michael BurgstahlerIn the Trump store inside Trump Towers, sales woman told me "It's all made in America." Actually none is. https://t.co/IbCBYzKcqZ
Retweeted by Michael BurgstahlerI just drove past those people lining the road& cheered them on. They were protesting you. You can't read the signs https://t.co/ez80UuU73I
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2/13
2017
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