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Andrew Wyld @Andrew_Wyld London, England

Mathematician, computer scientist, musician, zymurgist and dissimulator since 1977. 1/4 of @faketeak. He/him

1,811 Following   644 Followers   24,439 Tweets

Joined Twitter 5/10/13


UNIFIED CUTLERY THEORY This is a combination of Spoon Theory, Fork Theory and Knife Theory, metaphors used to help… https://t.co/MOyMZMq5eD
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2/29
2020
It's a sign... https://t.co/7Gh9nPRj5e
Retweeted by Andrew Wyld"Mother, the Pigeon Lady's there again, sitting on that bench, feeding them pigeons. Why is she always there, Mothe… https://t.co/SvFJeAWoBR
Retweeted by Andrew Wyld“I’m not a person for big questions. I look for puzzles. I look for interesting problems that I can solve.” Freema… https://t.co/F672wI7WLP
Retweeted by Andrew Wyld @histoftech It seems obvious now you say it and yet I've never heard or thought about that! Very interesting insight!Looking at just the drop in CS degrees awarded to women in the mid-80s excludes the broader context. The vacuum eff… https://t.co/cT5FnMCfuy
Retweeted by Andrew Wyld @ChrisHewitt We love movies that are so bad they're good, but is there such a thing as a movie that's so good it's bad?Aww c'mon https://t.co/wRQuddyYpr @ncdominie Doubly important because I think right now we're being deliberately provoked into division by the buttheads.Further to this: I have a "STEM" PhD. I don't think it's worth two humanities PhDs. (FTR, I also think the immigrat… https://t.co/GizMKgbQhv
Retweeted by Andrew WyldSo: how do we in "STEM" resist attempts to set us against the humanities? And how can our humanities friends help u… https://t.co/HloM2fOrUG
Retweeted by Andrew Wyld @DoktorG If the kebab can run, don't eat itWASH YOUR HANDS DON’T TOUCH YOUR FACE STAY VIGILANT (Part of a new regular series of reminders by me, your fri… https://t.co/UzjnsI19rn
Retweeted by Andrew Wyld @KirkdaleBooks @Brainmage For your vindscreen @Brainmage Six in every snake (5) @nicolehe Hi from the timezone-adjusted early afternoon! @Brainmage Keep on trucking. We like you. https://t.co/eWzh6dLeBQ @BootsMcGoot @allwrongthink https://t.co/ZjeLuRN6ms @TittyBingo @DJMumin @The_Madisons @HudsonHMack @tdorty64 It would hugely depend on what they like to listen to now… https://t.co/4L8IgikLRL @Humphreytalks That is a really nice visualisation!Rice. Part two: Jeff Bezos net worth represented visually by rice. https://t.co/kYIoyxLgMW
Retweeted by Andrew WyldThank you to everyone tagging the creator’s account — @humphreytalks!! He is not a teen but still decidedly cooler than me. Go follow!
Retweeted by Andrew WyldThese teens on TikTok are out here doing the lord’s work. https://t.co/KzGKGqR0w2
Retweeted by Andrew Wyld @michecaira @RalfLittle Exactly--shrove as in shrive, to absolve someone of their sin. I've no idea why calling it… https://t.co/pLaP3Uhw2B @MitchBenn The Beales https://t.co/3xk7kjCDaV
2/28
2020
@Brainmage I respectfully differ. https://t.co/bElHY1MTc5 @BadassBowden The good treatment of staff is a great point. Probably should have in house counsellors as well as go… https://t.co/IPPWWEDtDpUnconsciously starting to hum Bushes Of Love in Aldi, situation normal https://t.co/mPsBvj77MW @TheRaDR I once put two socks in the dryer and pulled out three. Behold the outlet of the sock swallowing wormhole! @ncdominie The Tonka truck gambit @indyfromspace @SimoneGiertz That's what a stem education gets youa paper shredder, but make it a brain https://t.co/UEerw5spNG
Retweeted by Andrew Wyld @ncdominie I was thinking how much of politics would be better right now if people would make a habit of asking why even twice. @ncdominie (Also I should have seen that coming) @ncdominie Because they will fully discover the chain of logic behind whatever you say.Our Washington D.C. office is looking for a Product Associate to join the team! If you're looking to kick off your… https://t.co/BKCMWmPQfM
Retweeted by Andrew WyldI'm beginning to feel like toddlers who ask "why" till you run out of reasons are the smartest people in the world @BBC6Music Fifty Ways To Leave Your Lover Satisfied @MykeCole For what it's worth, I always love stories that feel like part of a much larger whole. It feels like your… https://t.co/As1UTLR7gAI've always found regular pentagons particularly beautiful; perhaps this is why! (From the excellent @numberphile a… https://t.co/lsPm35jxhB @karenyhan One billion percent correct @EwaSR The Chrysalids with this as the theme music: https://t.co/cAUQKcVbYp @dollsxx https://t.co/KHtsK71QO9TIL: tweeting about an EDM (Early Day Motion) is enough to get a like from someone who produces EDM (electronic dan… https://t.co/JLfqlP1ktC
Retweeted by Andrew Wyld @jessfraz Ha true, sorry :)every other action scene can kiss my ass, the train chase in WALLACE AND GROMIT IN THE WRONG TROUSERS is the best a… https://t.co/Mq7NNYBMED
Retweeted by Andrew Wyld @jessfraz Do you know if the Uptime Institute PUE average is weighted, and if so, how (by compute power, electrical power)?This is that vanishingly rare occasion when someone says “fun fact” and then tells you something that is just insan… https://t.co/Aw4nDLgthh
Retweeted by Andrew Wyld @CaitlinKrum @TECgirls @nirushika @WinTechSeries @Dr_Black @techUK @TechNation @WiredUK @BBCTech @ycombinator Here'… https://t.co/sI6nrfw9sz
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2/27
2020
@JamesBSumner And thinks he looks good on his high horse, like a knight. https://t.co/0qYaSirppq @hellocookie It's not that bonkers really, and I don't blame her, but the fact that she felt she had to do that is a bit bonkers. @hellocookie Once when the office aircon failed during a heatwave, our boss made us stay for half an hour because s… https://t.co/oP99h2HDeE @ajdeho @rianjohnson Workin' in the hive What a way to make a living Puking nectar up It's the gift that keeps on giving @rianjohnson Bees never dating because workers are all sterile, being completely baffled by all of human history
2/26
2020
Katherine Johnson was a badass mathematician to the very end, waiting until age 101 so she would die in her prime
Retweeted by Andrew Wyld @griffski I once travelled 110mi to a gig and realised I'd forgotten my bass, if it makes you feel better @ncdominie https://t.co/Ro4p0LesKA
2/25
2020
Nasa mathematician Katherine Johnson has died aged 101. Or, in programmer years, 5.
Retweeted by Andrew WyldKatherine Johnson, the mathematician who helped @NASA successfully launch space travel and was immortalized in the… https://t.co/ziTbJepbgY
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2/24
2020
@Jobium @musomammal this is like the one we were talking about! (Except better)On second viewing @copperfieldmov even warmer & funnier-subtleties in performances, excellent direction by… https://t.co/4bgsZq1VLk
Retweeted by Andrew Wyldthis is very embarrassing but an AI i trained on 100,000 hours of inspirational speeches has escaped, possibly into… https://t.co/Gj1bZBO5FH
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2/23
2020
whenever you see an awful tweet on this website, before reacting ask yourself this: cui bono? who are they boning?
Retweeted by Andrew WyldI love this! 3,700-year-old recipes decoded from Mesopotamian stone tablets - including 'foreign' dishes from other… https://t.co/ixfm5a00ZF
Retweeted by Andrew Wyld @Komboujee @ianfozz @BenHambrecht @knighton_bob I 𝐂Tot it all up and future-proofing our heating will cost far, far more than HS2 or upgrading our broadband. Yet ther… https://t.co/kjm11soPLt
Retweeted by Andrew WyldI work for an oral history project about healthcare and one thing I've found across the board - everywhere I go, al… https://t.co/zgTzzOpw4l
Retweeted by Andrew Wyldomfg - this is 6502 assembly language embedded in a string literal, running Conway's Game of Life on a JavaScript s… https://t.co/zWGGo6ccia
Retweeted by Andrew WyldHow to make the most of your deal-making time: -Keep track of how many deals you've made so far. -Know the terms… https://t.co/Sf1arxI8ZL
Retweeted by Andrew Wyldhave u ever wondered why we need so many vcs & founders tweeting constantly when they’re all saying basically the s… https://t.co/eyluD7eG0g
Retweeted by Andrew WyldRussia clearly has a preference for Trump. So why are they boosting Bernie Sanders’ campaign? Likely for the same r… https://t.co/5AZFFlppqe
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2/22
2020
@bowbrick Bicycles. @ncdominie WOLUgh I love her. @ewarren is in the zone right now. Watch this. https://t.co/F1O5pcJXWQ
Retweeted by Andrew WyldUnfortunately, shortly after filing this piece Andrew Roberts was mistaken for a wild boar and torn limb from limb… https://t.co/cUZBPZnLN6
Retweeted by Andrew Wyld @MichaelFriese10 Hi! I have a serious application for a realistic collagen-fibre-on-tissue-image generator, can I DM you?Would love to hear what biologists think of these adorable neural net generated microbes https://t.co/hdK8ov5VmO
Retweeted by Andrew WyldI know people are researching this and making recommendations - does anyone know the best ways to get educated on m… https://t.co/NSwrqENov7
Retweeted by Andrew WyldA piece for @washingtonpost: https://t.co/xsNSYYY4EA
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2/21
2020
#OneQuestion is a dynamic #event that encourages the audience to get involved in the debate as much as the speakers… https://t.co/raYhxg2WFM
Retweeted by Andrew WyldIt’s so easy for a hiring algorithm to copy human bias https://t.co/3nuId8GXBs https://t.co/d36m8Esdmk
Retweeted by Andrew Wyldoh, this was a really cool read. linguistics, history, discrimination, workarounds. i love things about writing p… https://t.co/4YR5k8DeRa
Retweeted by Andrew WyldThere are 12 official languages in South Africa - but translating science into most of those languages isn't easy.… https://t.co/AqC6J2xHhQ
Retweeted by Andrew WyldAt dinner, 9yo made up a math problem and made his father and me solve it. Our attempt to do simultaneous equations… https://t.co/1p6EuT9v5I
Retweeted by Andrew WyldI tend to be cynical about the idea of Late Capitalism, but an Uber driver last night told me a story which made my… https://t.co/MJLwWVmMc6
Retweeted by Andrew Wyld @notesuponnotes @naomiwv @Hullbhoy I think we can and must show respect and empathy for people even as we challenge… https://t.co/15EkRLThZAThe "funny hair" comment is snobbery. Assumes this guy is stupid. Patronising point-scoring at the expense of someo… https://t.co/WlAVv93ZFJ
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2/20
2020
🤔Taken to it's degenerate conclusion, the most profitable code bootcamp possible would: * Identify all under-paid,… https://t.co/7mNaC28xeQ
Retweeted by Andrew WyldThis is an absolutely excellent suggestion! https://t.co/FpCTqILHlX
Retweeted by Andrew WyldAre you or do you know someone/an organisation in Northern Ireland or Wales who cares about community power and loc… https://t.co/ryvGUy0xQd
Retweeted by Andrew Wyld1/ I totally understand the argument that if we don't discuss issues like race and immigration then the far-right t… https://t.co/guwj1N8R3a
Retweeted by Andrew Wyld @PublicChaffinch Personally I love Portal and Portal 2--the gameplay is truly original, plus the v/o dialogue is comedy gold.One great and unexpected side effect of resetting all my follows on Twitter this year & last year is that I increas… https://t.co/CpPUrlJj0p
Retweeted by Andrew Wyld @JanelleCShane These look a lot like the kind of bonkers thing you see in dreams, which really makes me wonder abou… https://t.co/Nob1Z2Rlp9
2/19
2020
@pjm56tw The way the feed works now means the like button does act a bit like a stochastic retweet button. @Brainmage https://t.co/vTeJk42EMBIn the titanic battle between Dog and Fish, there can be no winners. ... did a cat draw this? [BL Lansdowne 420,… https://t.co/EjUDIE97PD
Retweeted by Andrew WyldWhy there is no A:\ and B:\ drive on Windows https://t.co/375FOkXT8v
Retweeted by Andrew Wyld @ncdominie @notesuponnotes @naomiwv It's both
2/18
2020

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