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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


An unfortunate result of the Facebook-optimized content era is that every headline looks the same.… https://t.co/LKxRYQKZHe
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6/26
2017
Why Your Brain Hates Other People https://t.co/MkxQMoPo12“There are two kinds of people in the world: those who divide the world into two kinds of people and those who don’t.”In Russia, everything is a bit more frugal. Even the hairdressers. https://t.co/KybXE5PEDR7 deadly sins as apps: Sloth - Netflix Gluttony - Seamless Vanity - Instagram Wrath - Twitter Greed - Amazon Lust - Tinder Pride - LinkedIn
Retweeted by Michael BurgstahlerVictoria Polices cancels 590 speeding fines after WannaCry virus hits https://t.co/MFr4awwFfv by @swan_legend #tech #WannaCry #Victoria
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6/24
2017
The old advertising myth that "Sex sells" is actually not true. It's rather hurting the brand + product. https://t.co/jhR7VD82hRA detailed look on Apple's new HEIF image format w/ many comparison photos. It blows Google's WebP out of the water. https://t.co/QR3yBrx0ON
6/23
2017
I am a 10X developer. Everything I do takes ten times as long as I thought.
Retweeted by Michael BurgstahlerGiven a sufficient density of IoT devices, you can take down an entire city w/ a #ZigBee chain reaction.… https://t.co/TsbO99BtTTLooking forward to a yuge WH staff leak https://t.co/99xzsPOXdSWeb Performance https://t.co/CvmHk2cUOb
Retweeted by Michael BurgstahlerNo idea what *really* happened at Tesla, but that's one hell of a résumé writeup. https://t.co/J0CL3AtXOl
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6/22
2017
The way you draw a circle reveals your cultural and geographical background. https://t.co/WDFbaGVJRE https://t.co/BPPi1fI18twho's not going to work tomorrow? ... ... THIS GUY!
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6/21
2017
Due to the big Skype outage, I was finally forced to join @SlackHQ. But compared to other messenger apps, Slack's UX is highly confusing 💩[war breaks out] US: Why didn't you contact us? RU: I sent you an email! It was titled "good deal for u" US: [check… https://t.co/Sl31zCIDA0
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6/20
2017
The UK tabloids are basically spewing out terror propaganda. https://t.co/ZJ6cV3rEdkMAKE AMERICA BAIT AGAIN: GOP Data Firm Accidentally Leaks Personal Details of Nearly 200 Million American Voters https://t.co/ZRuWR5LORrThis graphic designer is speedrunning vector icons https://t.co/w38jA336Ph https://t.co/WOTSjKOJ2w
Retweeted by Michael Burgstahler“So many of the people who want to be like Steve have the asshole side down. What they’re missing is the genius part.” – Bill GatesA reminder, blatantly plagiarized from @stat_sam, of why radar plots are misleading. Eye focuses on area, not lengt… https://t.co/SsId8iooe8
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6/19
2017
What computer users see in security warning boxes https://t.co/GdRFYwRAtK
Retweeted by Michael BurgstahlerYou: "Machine Learning & Big Data will make our cities smart, our lives easier" Me: I just had to tell Google our office is not a restaurant
Retweeted by Michael BurgstahlerWho wouldn't like a robot crawling up your butt? https://t.co/rkz3nv4Qqq https://t.co/9AVFx6V6Kh
6/17
2017
Amazon did not just buy Whole Foods grocery stores. It bought 431 upper-income, prime-location distribution nodes for everything it does.
Retweeted by Michael BurgstahlerHoly shit, Amazon just bought Whole Foods (for $13.7 billion) https://t.co/Ga2YjvCfgJ
Retweeted by Michael BurgstahlerWhen you hear 'let's get rid of red tape', it's worth remembering that safety laws usually exist because something fucking horrible happened
Retweeted by Michael Burgstahler16.4 million Americans believe chocolate milk comes from brown cows. https://t.co/bVrmS8L9eG
6/16
2017
Developers who use spaces make more money than those who use tabs https://t.co/9OUOw9meSc
6/15
2017
Bloomberg: Russia's election cyberattack was far more widespread than has been publicly revealed, 39 states were hit https://t.co/sXmVEo191E
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6/13
2017
Russia has developed a cyber weapon that can disrupt power grids, according to new research https://t.co/c11OQTL2KH
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6/12
2017
Something with exotic fruit and gin @ Ochsen - Restaurant • Bar • Brasserie https://t.co/RmqYJH3OpsSafari 10.1 still has old bugs with vh/vw units inside CSS calc() properties: They're not updated when viewport size changes, only w/ reloadThe most disappointing thing about the UK election is there wasn't even a hint of Russian interference. It's like we don't matter at all.
Retweeted by Michael BurgstahlerMaydaythis photo is incredible https://t.co/G2SHzOvokH
Retweeted by Michael BurgstahlerHoly shit.
Retweeted by Michael BurgstahlerThe triumph of UX over UI. https://t.co/z59MGhy8oc
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6/9
2017
You spoiled kids don't know the struggle we had before the was Google Earth. https://t.co/odRcujtRIVThe presidency isn't an internship. https://t.co/yFiE1Q9bE3
Retweeted by Michael BurgstahlerComey: "There should be no fuzz on this whatsoever. The Russians interfered in our election process during the 2016 cycle."
Retweeted by Michael BurgstahlerThe President of the United States asked his FBI Director to investigate whether there was a video of him with Russian hookers.
Retweeted by Michael BurgstahlerA tragedy in three stock photos. https://t.co/PcOtWD9v8k
Retweeted by Michael BurgstahlerChina uncovers massive underground network of Apple employees selling customers’ personal data… https://t.co/JgXYQcACvz"At an increasing rate, Americans separate themselves into culturally and ideologically homogeneous enclaves."… https://t.co/ZKVk4sUifW
6/8
2017
Comey's testimony is a page turner: https://t.co/dAbHGVVSqC https://t.co/EcJZfFfg8G
Retweeted by Michael BurgstahlerBrilliant idea to make people aware of water pollution: Polluted Water Popsicles from Taiwan.… https://t.co/1HSOQK6ZIx"I'm glad you could both make it. I'd like to talk to you about... The Avengers Initiative" https://t.co/dUsaiwkSrG
Retweeted by Michael BurgstahlerOne would assume Apple would consider i18n filenames at the deepest level of a new filesystem. But what do I know…… https://t.co/84hy8BVTolWhen you threaten to commit suicide to scare off murderers. https://t.co/D3vfFYtJFEDue to the terror attacks, we will be opening as usual today. Same time. Same food. Same customers. Because fuck you, terrorism, that's why.
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6/7
2017
Donations for sick children were funneled to @Trump and other Trump family members or interests. Evil, and illegal. https://t.co/dnfRH2yAXL
Retweeted by Michael Burgstahler🍿🍿🍿🍿🍿 https://t.co/Fbc7cmTsAtSubway-style diagram of major Roman roads #map #maps https://t.co/eyefwh8tYk
Retweeted by Michael BurgstahlerMore details on Safari's upcoming Intelligent Tracking Prevention. https://t.co/soysRWAecX
6/6
2017
Stop terrorism: 1. Stop arming the Middle East. 2. Stop bombing their kids. 3. Stop cutting Police. 4. Stop cutting mental health services.
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6/4
2017
Sunset gradient is just as 🔥🔥🔥 https://t.co/h1Q4ffXHyu
Retweeted by Michael Burgstahler @GrumpusNation Fuckazi90% of CAPTCHAs are now because programmers think inconveniencing a million front-end users is easier than creating one back-end spam filter
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6/3
2017
@cipri_tom Boilerplate from an AI or even from a mature framework (e.g. Bootstrap) takes more time to adjust than 2… https://t.co/CbOqFvNlVk @cipri_tom Yeah, right. No reveal of generated code. Probably no or garbage namespace. As dangerous as a mouse. 😱When Night Shift kicks in on macOS, the entire UI becomes laggy for about 2 minutes. No CPU hog in process list during that phase. 👀Area man, Trump supporter, Miami, FL – 2030 https://t.co/m7wZLpEzZeApple has a "senior arborist" on staff. Apple bought an abandoned Christmas tree farm in the Mojave Desert. https://t.co/vnUk9APTOWThe United States, with its love of big cars, big houses and blasting air-conditioners, has contributed more than... https://t.co/syEsvuA9fm
Retweeted by Michael BurgstahlerSome people should never have been born. https://t.co/XRzl5IiXcp https://t.co/Z6irdFZ2jtThe latest awesome word infographics map to be the mother of all word infographics maps. https://t.co/R4Hci9SGc1 https://t.co/oVVUi9RoY8Congressman: god will take care of climate change. God: bitch I sent you scientists.
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6/2
2017
★ Fuck Facebook: https://t.co/GxhRyOvnIB
Retweeted by Michael BurgstahlerJust wanna make sure you all know there is a Russian handbook from 1997 on "taking over the world" and Putin is lit… https://t.co/TkXH3JMBsK
Retweeted by Michael BurgstahlerWhen your PIN code is extremely long https://t.co/lluwoVmslpCSS pro tip: When you set border-collapse for a <table>, it also inherits to all contained non-<table> children if they have display: table;The best design contract: "You give me money, I’ll give you creative. I’ll start when the check clears…"… https://t.co/esUBiKWM8fA giant 5,000 piece CMYK color gamut jigsaw puzzle https://t.co/cpNqDO2lKc https://t.co/FzglsaWlbrtwitter is like screaming into a great void but a couple of nice friends are sitting on the edge of the void with you, swinging their legs.
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6/1
2017
THREAD: https://t.co/X3sZrlBQL3BREAKING: EU official: EU and China to reaffirm their commitment to Paris climate deal regardless of US decision.
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5/31
2017

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