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André Alessi @AndreAlessi Auckland, New Zealand

Former tech product guy, now postgrad student in philosophy at @AucklandUni. Interests: mind, metaphysics, AI, transhumanism. (he/him)

1,179 Following   2,526 Followers   102,101 Tweets

Joined Twitter 8/31/09


@postingdad https://t.co/zlYLbRADhL @hadyngreen This is what three weeks of marking assignments does to a person. @hadyngreen Used the wrong "discreet".Pretty sure whoever has been trying to get into my IG signed me up for all this as revenge when they hit the 2FA requirement.I miss back when my spam was all in Italian and I could delete it all at a glance, but I gotta be honest, these emo… https://t.co/Pdb344xvb0 @owen_hues That, uhhhh, doesn't seem good. @GrimKim This is how you life the metal life. @christapeterso @lastpositivist No one asks "What gives?" like @lastpositivistThis paper by Leverhulme prize winner Liam Bright @lastpositivist pulls out all the stops! A must-cite tour de forc… https://t.co/BN87G3PZ07
Retweeted by André AlessiSuck It, Descartes! This Woman Thinks, But She Isn’t: https://t.co/MlusTAegWz https://t.co/mHzumGKTrP
Retweeted by André Alessiget this cat a union card and put him in the players association https://t.co/7C992KLSVV
Retweeted by André Alessi @IslaStewart There's technically an existing ferry that heads there, but it's pretty pricey, is fairly intermittent… https://t.co/VGwpLKZ1rc @IslaStewart That Te Atatu route has been needed for years. Surprised they haven't extended the tourist route out t… https://t.co/mj9VpCVVloSpeak Up For Women celebrating a clause in the BDMRR Bill that was always in the legislation shows that their campa… https://t.co/ZhxvLOFBQ3
Retweeted by André AlessiNow that the auckland harbour crossing has changed from a 0.8 billion cycle/walk bridge to an 8 billion $ tunnel co… https://t.co/ZMOvwfeKcA
Retweeted by André AlessiIt should always have been a multi-modal bridge for Active and PT but there is zero justification for car tunnels.… https://t.co/AmqQSstTA8
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8/3
2021
Initial thoughts: Will be a blow to FHBs - they're typically the owner occupiers who use the speed limit below 20%… https://t.co/1UWszx3QLw
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Retweeted by André AlessiAmazon used every trick in the book (and invented a few new ones) to crush the @BAmazonUnion drive at its Bessemer,… https://t.co/4HKhXiX25p
Retweeted by André AlessiThis isn't cute or heartwarming. Presidents only do this when they are VERY DISTRESSED https://t.co/XMDIoJTgAc
Retweeted by André AlessiLook who dropped by Viktor Orbán’s today.. https://t.co/WY5NaYYP8S
Retweeted by André Alessiif shes your girl why am i at her house jiggling her cat’s primordial pouch?
Retweeted by André AlessiRemember: all computing history is important and should be archived and studied, so we can understand the good idea… https://t.co/Wx3TuLYxZB
Retweeted by André AlessiIf you missed today's fun, here's a rundown of some of the best bits. This whole thing is only one conversation thr… https://t.co/Wj9S4hWVar
Retweeted by André Alessithis is the coolest guy I've ever seen https://t.co/yjqpPyJIS8
Retweeted by André AlessiLatest acquisition. I am open to any interpretations because idk wtf is going on here. https://t.co/gTy9FrsWt4
Retweeted by André AlessiIt's not easy to explain to people not familiar with Wakefield's fraudulent anti-vax paper but the Rapid Onset Gend… https://t.co/de2Y75wJoV
Retweeted by André AlessiOur friends and colleagues in the FMHS Postgraduate Students Association @FMHS_PGSA have written an open letter out… https://t.co/Au6YEHaUNm
Retweeted by André AlessiLove to read old dudes in the Herald complaining about not being able to discuss The Issues a few hours after sitti… https://t.co/TEs56LYoAM @LI_politico You could always reply to their emails to tell them they're fired.But sure, nurses definitely don't deserve more money.My mother worked for fifty years as a nurse, and when she retired, she was still earning tens of thousands of dolla… https://t.co/AdrbphMWyyThis is by far the funniest YouTube thumbnail and I don’t think it’s even close https://t.co/zuwPL1FV9g
Retweeted by André AlessiLive your life such that the Auschwitz Memorial does not feel the need to call you out personally on Twitter dot com.
Retweeted by André Alessi @morallawwithin He doesn't live in the house, so the rule doesn't apply to him.DO THEY HAVE TO MAKE HIM WEAR HIS LAST NAME LIKE THAT https://t.co/WmANL7ohTo
Retweeted by André Alessi @henrycooke If you go into the options for the data import, you can add a step to automatically remove specific cha… https://t.co/BoRIzPayj4Oh, so it's "do as I say, not as I do", huh? Typical. Maybe I actually want more fire, checkmate. https://t.co/SeNNRHxyJy @christapeterso No thank you. 🚫 @postingdad He hasn't technically set anyone's brain on fire yet. @christapeterso I am not going to look, actually.These stories keep coming out and none of them inquire into the only thing that actually matters, which is where th… https://t.co/dbEjRvHIFR
Retweeted by André AlessiWhat a legend. He took the once in a lifetime opportunity to recreate a meme 😂 💀 https://t.co/ajCa1ORWW1
Retweeted by André Alessi @nimbiwit There really is a lot going on in this tweet.https://t.co/ckpDSgxnGN
Retweeted by André AlessiYou can get a vaccination for free and likely avoid COVID, or you can pay 50 bucks for a fake vaccination card and… https://t.co/aXOA0JCk9c
Retweeted by André AlessiWithout downloading any new pics, where are you mentally? https://t.co/igp2AmksSH https://t.co/VH9wT8C5IF
8/2
2021
@lyndonhood 👁️ @byroncclark Yeah Bryan, why don't you complain to your biological mother, former Prime Minister of New Zealand Helen Clark.i know people have posted lots before about the koch failson who designs wacky shirts but i just have to say that t… https://t.co/zzQx80sOez
Retweeted by André Alessi @philoso_foster Also I really liked Samuel Scheffler's "Why Worry About Future Generations?" because it's really am… https://t.co/mPJALnzp6F @philoso_foster It's probably a minority view, but I love Turing's original Computing Machinery and Intelligence ar… https://t.co/dCXBTyxxHKEveryone that I talk to about my thesis topic gets really excited, and it's so cute! But I feel bad immediately aft… https://t.co/xC2TjDXHC3How to say “good morning” in Te Reo Māori Kūki ‘Airani ⛅️ Pōpongi Mānea 🙅🏽‍♂️ Although the literal translation… https://t.co/3MvI9KUNtt
Retweeted by André AlessiWe are all made miserable by capital's hatred of the unhoused. Hatred of the unhoused is why our cities lack public… https://t.co/bKQcpjEP0k
Retweeted by André AlessiThe Internet is rotting. This chart shows the percentage of links from all New York Times articles that still work.… https://t.co/gA6pF3MAMg
Retweeted by André Alessi @morallawwithin "Paragon of Virtue" @ravenous_wolves I mean, they're pretty bad, I don't think you gotta hand it to them.I am absolutely convinced the person that did this also played "Communists and Christians" at summer camp as a kid: https://t.co/W587DDvJ4wI have been laughing at this on the bus behind my mask for the last five minutes. https://t.co/L11WfGs5ivwhen was the last time you saw 3, maybe 4 lizards on fingers but 5!!! oh glorious 5 lizard fingered day! https://t.co/sr7SNQ1kvs
Retweeted by André AlessiThis interview with Susan Schneider is a decade old now, but it's a pretty good summary of Jerry Fodor's Language o… https://t.co/yMRACuTa19 @mfyfyr Something to do with school holidays, maybe?“Trans women are women” doesn’t mean “trans women are cis women,” it means cis women aren’t the only women.
Retweeted by André Alessiexcellent post on the SomethingAwful Pratchett thread, about Pratchett, Rowling and transphobia, by Narsham… https://t.co/LFoTEuMk5O
Retweeted by André AlessiOne of the things that I really like about UoA philosophy is the pretty even split between analytic, applied and Co… https://t.co/xyGcYVCr6Ohttps://t.co/TxLmUVi77X https://t.co/0aodjqbMxD
Retweeted by André AlessiThere is no G. 🅳 https://t.co/gIATt9FES2
Retweeted by André AlessiI'm pretty here for this being the new definition of our accent https://t.co/mm8Pc7M0fa
Retweeted by André AlessiMy family has been doing feminism wrong for decades.My grandfather was the first male head nurse in New Zealand (back when they were still called matrons.) https://t.co/13J8sBVeiuGod this rules. https://t.co/f9ugl7FrEM
Retweeted by André Alessi @ravenous_wolves Fuck yeah, nice! (Nerd.)I shared a few thoughts about the ethnic differences we’re seeing in Covid-19 vaccination. https://t.co/1ezl3yrIXA
Retweeted by André Alessi @allymcleangames Call My Agent on Netflix. It's cute and sad and much better than you would expect from the description.Polls don't mean shit this far out from an election, but lol at the idea that National runs things like a business.… https://t.co/3izt6otlybI like how Kojima's IG is just random pictures of things he likes with no explanation at all. He must make social m… https://t.co/rMChrSOX4DEverything happens so much
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Retweeted by André AlessiThey were at the Auckland Town Hall. Like…. How would you not know this? https://t.co/2smvMmM7K6
Retweeted by André Alessi @leniseyo Just get a second mortgage on your house, you'll be fine.🧐 https://t.co/RMZDqiG80Y https://t.co/V7GYBD0lMR
Retweeted by André AlessiThe Town Hall is completely full as the official government apology for the Dawn Raids begins. https://t.co/DPN4TwowfI
Retweeted by André Alessifirst of all, what if the intruder is a sexy lady https://t.co/sNhVLydSXY
Retweeted by André Alessi @morallawwithin Children should grow up and stop falling for such obvious lies.Brrr! Tourists wear funny animal-like hats to withstand the cold in Harbin, Northeast China's #Heilongjiang provinc… https://t.co/svvSp0J7N3
Retweeted by André AlessiThe mind really DOESN'T work that way, guys.Shit. I think I agree with Jerry Fodor. Fuck.Always be sure to provide ample parking when presenting a google doc https://t.co/9tWKMLJvNq
Retweeted by André Alessi @julianfeeld Twitter isn't a dating site, Julian.TL;DR Filter bubbles aren't a thing, people just don't connect the information they have available to them to conse… https://t.co/NzYi4mxZhaAnd I don't mean that in a "peer pressure people into thinking like you" way, I mean that we have to make clear the… https://t.co/ITVkWBnaX3Ultimately, I don't think you can address people's unpleasant or harmful beliefs just by offering alternative infor… https://t.co/u0Dr93LWZ8There are serious issues with how algorithmic filters work (YouTube radicalization is definitely a thing) but they… https://t.co/o6yNVceYNPIt's a little lazy, honestly. The reasons people believe the things that they do are not simply reducible down to "… https://t.co/wGLd63DMARI think we've kind of internalised the idea that other people are wrong not because they make deliberate choices ab… https://t.co/UfuXAnPbGoThat hasn't been my experience of social media, and I know of plenty of studies that show that social media does gi… https://t.co/HibcIjJy2yMany people conceive of social media as a medium where (other) people are never presented with opposing information… https://t.co/CQ4rYHLO2RIt's been interesting to read students' opinions on different kinds of bias, and for them to so regularly offer "so… https://t.co/PqrOulfYXP
8/1
2021
What housing crisis https://t.co/xehjmbbAv9
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7/31
2021

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