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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 @thevirtualbrainhttps://t.co/KRedliJg6B“Truth is whatever you can get away with.”
4/24
2018
Early unit of computing power: one "kilogirl" was equivalent to a thousand hours of manual computing labor https://t.co/inWG0vE2f3
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… https://t.co/E3XAhl4LXJ
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4/21
2018
Comprehensive, fun and very useful overview of CSS/JS for controlling scrolling behavior of elements. Many simple m… https://t.co/Gx0nMLPbCVVery cool: Map of cognitive biases https://t.co/tbXtqKyxTNThe typical changelog for presumably "simple" CSS tasks https://t.co/8IdGv2yPgs
4/19
2018
@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. https://t.co/oRcaJOjduihours of coding can save you minutes of planning
Retweeted by Michael BurgstahlerWhy restaurants became so loud — and how to fight back https://t.co/Z6EiFSU0xs
4/18
2018
@udovetter Man muss sich nur vor Augen führen, welche Historie eklatanter Fehlleistungen die erneut beteiligte Firm… https://t.co/Ups5IBAkUm @alvar_f Schon interessant, dass sich Atos seit vielen Jahren regelmäßig mit grauenhafter Architektur und Code-Qual… https://t.co/K7idrfg6XE
4/13
2018
The year is 2040. The Information Superhighway is littered on both sides with discarded blockchains, carcasses of D… https://t.co/8T47UAeWLc
Retweeted by Michael BurgstahlerThere's a reason why the most iconic Kennedy images are in black and white. https://t.co/4l69VA27Hv
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… https://t.co/ntpXKpYIzs
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.
4/12
2018
Your 1998 tech update: Senate Grills Gates About Internet. https://t.co/5P5h7vJrpJ
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4/11
2018
@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… https://t.co/qnWZlm6qiC @TheAvanaut @Mantia It's unused concept art from one of Lucasfilm's original illustrators, Jeff Carlisle. I guess t… https://t.co/ldTfqt11cv @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… https://t.co/qgL2bDPkpG"FAQs are the ultimate in design laziness. Instead of actually organizing for the customer, let’s just dump a bunch… https://t.co/EUiLoF7H0V
4/10
2018
For the Washington Post I wrote about why it is that we have such a negative perception of how the world is changin… https://t.co/0Ls5mQiWvr
Retweeted by Michael Burgstahler @JuliesBits @edbott @TheAtlantic Here you go (TweetBot on macOS) https://t.co/a5xGORok2q @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. https://t.co/gKA4wPDavP @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 @ar0mcintoshhttps://t.co/W8NN4WSUGh
4/9
2018
Two years ago, The Boston Globe published this parody front page — suggesting what the world would look like if Tru… https://t.co/zaKwJR8dEG
Retweeted by Michael BurgstahlerSomething for @ar0mcintosh to look into: "Brain connectivity reflects human aesthetic responses to music" https://t.co/hO6kesORg5
4/7
2018
I wonder if @TwitterDev has considered that they'll lose their most active users should third-party app makers be f… https://t.co/ICLxqYaY1k
Retweeted by Michael BurgstahlerIf you love your third-party Twitter app, I’ve got some really shitty news for you: https://t.co/W1C21QSnZW #BreakingMyTwitter
Retweeted by Michael BurgstahlerWhoa! This website shows you a realtime 3D map of all objects orbiting earth 😱 https://t.co/7ZK3bIujpH https://t.co/OvlZSpBKTH16 years ago Bill Gates hammered “security first” into his Windows developers and the naive or, worse, intentionall… https://t.co/gmhJao6S7K
4/6
2018
Everyone designing brand identities has done the hackneyed "globe" metaphor at least once. But this one by the Mi… https://t.co/KviueXxDqH
4/5
2018
Conspiracy theories are dangerous for many reasons. Among other things, they provide a way to reduce mental distres… https://t.co/3ySE3FNXZd
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4/1
2018
“I did a word count. Facebook’s terms and privacy policies are longer than the U.S. Constitution.” https://t.co/OkEwVYUzkn
3/29
2018
The new Bernstein report on Tesla's manufacturing is rough https://t.co/hUfmAMB3Ur
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… https://t.co/bwlNj1C3GK
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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3/28
2018
Worth repeating: We are Missing the Point about Facebook, Cambridge Analytica, etc. https://t.co/6UyPKrGDMz
Retweeted by Michael BurgstahlerAd-supported transportation would be a nightmare: "If shared fleets of autonomous vehicles come to be funded prim… https://t.co/aaR0EBYRBkFacebook helps scammers finding the most gullible morons in the user base, making them millions https://t.co/2QqD4nl9h2https://t.co/s0lMtz4dKq
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3/27
2018
"The Eagles of Death Metal frontman… compared handing in guns to prevent gun violence to men dismembering themselve… https://t.co/QfrSm2GtCGHistory of the browser user-agent string: https://t.co/tTgT1P8uuY — laughing and crying while reading this. 😂 https://t.co/wRtjst3xA8
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… https://t.co/uDXZTrXha3Want to freak yourself out? I'm gonna show just how much of your information the likes of Facebook and Google store… https://t.co/5NN1uX3FTi
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3/26
2018
I heard there’s a Stormy brewing over Orange County. Stay safe, stable geniuses.When even zombies support a vegan agenda https://t.co/RGwd6vaiXnThis self-own hurts as much as a gun wound https://t.co/Kw73VRGp4WAfter the Parkland shooting, the NRA quadrupled their online ad spending on Facebook and YouTube.… https://t.co/2YD72DfITKWhen the last phone booth has disappeared, no one will be able to leave the Matrix anymore.This is going to bankrupt George Soros. https://t.co/OWbtNDlhtT
Retweeted by Michael Burgstahler“Fullstack” developer. https://t.co/yfymQmJJgq
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.
3/25
2018
BREAKING NEWS: The crowd in Washington DC has officially reached 1,000,000 protesters. #MarchForOurLives https://t.co/RKgsKXpE8I
Retweeted by Michael BurgstahlerIconic image. Tears streaming down her face, Emma Gonzales in silence for 6 minutes 20 seconds to commemorate how l… https://t.co/GpPcfQRCO9
Retweeted by Michael BurgstahlerIf you don’t see a connection between how smart and effective the Parkland students have been at galvanizing our de… https://t.co/i1viJyeUgD
Retweeted by Michael BurgstahlerLadies and Gentlemen, Washington DC so far. Unbelievable sight captured by @suzannaraye. #MarchForOurLives https://t.co/rJDPuAzz6N
Retweeted by Michael BurgstahlerShoutout to the over 800 sibling marches across the country and around the world! #MarchForOurLives 🙌 https://t.co/v1MvzyY6fB
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… https://t.co/MzoPV7guEr
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3/24
2018
@GrumpusNation Finally you reveal your true face @GrumpusNation I didn't know you had it so bad https://t.co/6XMrqJwCYOThe beauty industry: For men: This can be used as a shampoo, body wash, face wash, lotion, mouth wash, tooth paste… https://t.co/73EqYfdUjI
Retweeted by Michael BurgstahlerThe skilled guys from @SomeOnes_Tweet have done a nice redesign for the UK Parliament. https://t.co/ZDR8iiVzPd https://t.co/A2cLZlZ4yx
3/23
2018
First Lady of Poland needs some kind of award for this....😂😂😂 https://t.co/DvNIzSviM1
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… https://t.co/PcZeUGsJak
Retweeted by Michael BurgstahlerTech buzzwords explained: AI—regression Big data—data Blockchain—database Algorithm—automated decision-making Cloud… https://t.co/2QcGrie80c
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3/22
2018

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