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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

2 unit tests, 0 integration tests"Some of my best friends are Jews" “Who designed this UX? David Lynch?” (Okay, actually said by me, while working in a badly aged CMS.)
Retweeted by Michael Burgstahler“You know, everyone’s asking if Trump’s gonna last four years. I’m wondering if any of us are going to last four years.” – Jimmy Kimmel
And of COURSE it was all Obama's fault. Really. 😑 #charlottesville #FACEPALM White (Supremacist) House - Latest @guardian cartoon... #Charlottesville #Trump
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Who knew DNS providers do a better job expelling Nazis than the U.S. President?
Not many presidents could make threatening nuclear war the second worst thing he did in a week.
Retweeted by Michael Burgstahler @r00p HAAANS!! 😱 #thisiswhytrumpwon @r00p Cvjetanovic sounds Jewish?Meanwhile in Germany are exactly that. father gave unashamed racists cozy advisory roles in the WH and the DOJ. 8 months into the Trump Presidency we are on the brink of nuclear war and Nazis are in streets of an American city. Seems about right
Retweeted by Michael BurgstahlerThe paradox of tolerance by Karl Popper
The government built a great interactive web publication that shows how life is changing in Germany: via @KoelleM
Retweeted by Michael Burgstahler★ Safari Should Display Favicons in Its Tabs:
Retweeted by Michael Burgstahler“The president can order a nuclear strike in about the time it takes to write a tweet” solution by @Paul_Kinlan to detect autofill events for form elements across all browsers. didn't know how complex autofill and autocomplete is in modern browsers. You Can Read This Bumper Sticker, You Are Waaaaay Too Close!
Excellent & detailed overview about all technical + UX obstacles Apple has to overcome to deliver "true" AR glasses nice: Generator takes a JPG image, detects shape of a matte color and packs it into an SVG masking container @SwiftOnSecurity not you too, Tay!! @thijs 19 dudes, 1 woman @introspection @ar0mcintosh @thevirtualbrain @ViktorJirsa @aynaT__Tanya Thank you very much! 🤓 @GlennF Will Mueller uncover Ryan's stained blue dress?Scientists encoded malware into DNA and successfully hacked the sequencer device being fed with this DNA. 😱"People with heavy [TV] viewing habits believe that 5 percent of society is involved in law enforcement." sure who to credit for this absolute gem. Nails it.
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For 725$ per night, you can sleep in President Trump's childhood home. Brought to you by @Airbnb’m a Google Manufacturing Robot and I Believe Humans Are Biologically Unfit to Have Jobs in Tech"Tolerance is not a moral absolute; it is a peace treaty." I do a thread that starts with Godel's theorem and ends with why firing that Google guy was OK? That's a question that answers itself.
Retweeted by Michael BurgstahlerU.S. restaurants account for 1% of economy but for 10% of new jobs created in 2017.
When your insecure lapdog of a President needs to hear that he's a very good boy. 🐶 "Having a conflicting opinion isn’t the problem. Being an asshole is."Carl Sagan predicted 2017 on page 40 of The Demon Haunted World. Published in 1996.
Retweeted by Michael BurgstahlerHow America Lost Its Mind 😥 is so bad at business they can't even make money on usury
Retweeted by Michael Burgstahler @GlennF With this: it actually is Meritocracy Doesn’t Work programmers think I do design work, the fuckin audacity of claiming you need magical dick-brain to program. 85% of it is counting from 0 right & the rest is mostly reboots
Retweeted by Michael BurgstahlerUber driver: ........... Me: .......... Uber driver: .......... Me: 5 stars.
Retweeted by Michael BurgstahlerUnlearning the myth of American innocence "No one wins. One side just loses more slowly."Dope 1999 / Mondbasis Alpha 1
This solar farm in China 🐼
Last thought on Google junk.. Can't wait to figure out how all them "innate biological differences" in coding inte…
Retweeted by Michael Burgstahler @alvar_f @TwitterDE Original-Account ist schon wieder freigeschaltet. @GrumpusNation Coffee du Canada Apple homepage, 10 years ago"If someone told u that engineering was a field where u could get away with not dealing with people or feelings, then… you've been lied to"Instead, ex-Googler @yonatanzunger has the correct, strong und blunt reply:'s brand-new VP of Diversity isn't very good at her job when taking this insulting manifesto so lightly: You may voice any controversial opinion but that doesn't protect you from being shamed and canned. are so many software engineers suffering from a pathological omniscience symptom? You guys are not little gods. year old: "I was thinking. What if Alexa gets mad and starts ordering parts from Amazon to build herself a body?" Me: O_O
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Every warning label has a story.
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@_Schwabenpower_ @must21 Wie Schweden??? Das wusste ich gar nicht! 😮And here's the kicker: They turned the Enron boardroom computer into a functional WebGL application!!… design process for the holograms for Tron Legacy 😎 last Blockbuster Twitter account @loneblockbuster is totally hilarious 😛📼's admin UI makes it dangerously easy to _approve_ data changes instead of reject them, especially on mobile screens.Seeing a big wave of attacks on Facebook pages: "Suggestions" to change phone numbers, addresses, websites, even demanding page admin yes hello it says here your language has garbage collection but all my code is still here
Retweeted by Michael BurgstahlerAnyone who takes a pic of you from this angle and posts it is an enemy to you and freedom.
Retweeted by Michael BurgstahlerThe Languages Which Almost Became CSS is a camera. A tiny little camera hidden in a furniture screw. A tiny little camera hidden in a furniture scre…
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You when you started twitter vs. you now.
Retweeted by Michael BurgstahlerBreaking: researcher who stopped the WannaCry outbreak arrested by US authorities after DEF CON; detained in Nevada…
Retweeted by Michael BurgstahlerGoogle's hearing aid comes free but every 50 words, you hear a whisper about free Viagra and singles in your area.
"Apple is after your reproduction instinct." The state of punditry in 2017.
Everybody thinks it's funny, but nobody spares a thought for the poor Whitehouse sysadmins: Add a user, remove a user, add a user, remove..
Retweeted by Michael Burgstahlerif you ever code something that "feels like a hack but it works," just remember that a CPU is literally a rock that we tricked into thinking
Retweeted by Michael BurgstahlerDevices with high-voltage electricity are regulated too because they can fucking kill people. IoT is no different.…