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Co-founder, CEO @Numeroai Recovering Congressional Candidate

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Joined Twitter 3/20/08


Social media retraining tip: keep a good book handy in places where you might idly pick up your phone. My breakfast… https://t.co/x28Xsxx31s
Retweeted by Brian FordeComing from a huge political role model of mine, this means the world. Thank you, @brhodes! https://t.co/K0gJtSX4ex
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7/11
2020
@alexisohanian I love when tech companies don't hide their morals AND I love it even more when they have good morals!Vice President Biden's statement on McGirt decision. https://t.co/r0mO1Q3UEx
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7/10
2020
Best subject line of the week goes to @AngelList "Burrito delivery service acquired for $2.65B." https://t.co/9rpwmCncij
7/9
2020
Join me in supporting https://t.co/JpTBoza9zb #StopHateForProfit https://t.co/6dDwNjda99
7/8
2020
Can this illustration style please go away now? https://t.co/vrqY1mHDVG
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7/7
2020
Nobody is trying to silence or intimidate the tech elite lol. My theory is that they see any criticism as an attemp… https://t.co/IZPfnflVek
Retweeted by Brian FordeAnd if you have read my book you’ll know the lengths that powerful people in Silicon Valley go to silence victims o… https://t.co/HnQRlYFnst
Retweeted by Brian FordeThe whole “tech journalists try to intimidate us into silence” narrative is hilarious to me because of how inaccura… https://t.co/H4Cte6vf9j
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7/3
2020
💯 @callmevlad! The vocal millionaires in tech are the whiniest people I know. They’re as thin-skinned as the Presi… https://t.co/HxBUw9AHUnThe press is the enemy of the [venture capital]. Have you heard this song before? https://t.co/QSuF2aplUb
Retweeted by Brian FordePeople need government to work https://t.co/qcijqsMl10
Retweeted by Brian Forde @micsolana @balajis @stephkorey @TaylorLorenz I see the parallels in the tweets but it isn't just this tweet. Taylo… https://t.co/fAVdDLr6kg
Retweeted by Brian Forde @balajis @stephkorey .@balajis - I love a good debate about the future of journalism, with you, @TaylorLorenz or an… https://t.co/XQPUlut3d7
Retweeted by Brian FordeTech is easy. People are hard. I wish more people in “tech” understood the real world they claim to be “changing” v… https://t.co/TxZkU1OwD2Facebook also undermines democracy— and makes money— by micro-targeting political ads based on hatred and resentme… https://t.co/AFh7VdUsLH
Retweeted by Brian FordeFacebook does not just reflect society’s hatred and resentments, it amplifies them. Intentionally. For profit. They… https://t.co/fJDj9RSngL
Retweeted by Brian FordeAs Gilead charges $3,120 for its COVID drug, remdesivir, remember that the drug was developed with a $70,000,000 gr… https://t.co/D74HQA6FtC
Retweeted by Brian FordeCurt Schilling's self-reported employment for political donations is the greatest one act play on the internet https://t.co/A7oiABLqZZ
Retweeted by Brian FordeWow, this is like Benghazi, only real. https://t.co/rZmpuMN1GS
Retweeted by Brian Forde“Founders should not rely on capital anymore, but instead go for revenue.” -(our) YC Partner @gustaf. I couldn’t ag… https://t.co/wQ5Ej6nnAb
7/1
2020
Congratulations to everyone, TV streaming services are now a worse value than my cable bundle https://t.co/9mBmimGzNI
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6/30
2020
@alexisohanian India was also ahead of the US on worrying about @Facebook election interference and banning FB Zero. They’re not wrong.Massive advertising boycott of Facebook for failing to regulate hate speech & disinformation Huge staff walk outs… https://t.co/ecnHY7u25c
Retweeted by Brian FordeThis has rapidly become conventional wisdom despite Facebook removing at least three Trump + Trump campaign posts t… https://t.co/R1O0VlFqqs
Retweeted by Brian FordeGood! It absolutely does not https://t.co/ojYz39bEqn
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6/29
2020
Thoughts and prayers to Mark Zuckerberg. https://t.co/hhQqzASCOk
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6/28
2020
Coca-Cola will pause advertising on social media for 30 days while it tries to figure out a more ethical way to giv… https://t.co/YWR86TEYza
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6/27
2020
Mark Zuckerberg will still make $77 billion this year from advertisers. If brands like Verizon and Unilever reall… https://t.co/mVuhktf4bE
Retweeted by Brian FordeThis is a great piece by ⁦@teddyschleifer⁩: Mark Zuckerberg’s philanthropy, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, is affe… https://t.co/To9gQfneL2
Retweeted by Brian Forde @mkapor Has @KaporCapital considered joining the boycott by suspending your @Facebook & @instagram accounts? We've… https://t.co/cTS99L0S6UThis really has turned into Facebook’s version of the YouTube ad-pocalypse. What’s tough for Facebook: it already… https://t.co/FfM6HdKNfY
Retweeted by Brian FordePaging @alexisohanian of @Initialized. CPGs are taking a stand, are D2Cs or VCs next? Your move, LMK! ❤️, your por… https://t.co/ftWJrhU8Qj @justingough @alexisohanian @CNBCnow @Verizon @Facebook @instagram @Initialized @numeroai We picked investors that… https://t.co/GpoDgWOJoB
Retweeted by Brian FordeOn Tuesday, I’ll be having an in depth, 1on1 discussion about how to level the playing field in Venture Capital Th… https://t.co/vV66QvC9No
Retweeted by Brian Forde @justingough @alexisohanian @CNBCnow @Verizon @Facebook @instagram @Initialized @numeroai We picked investors that… https://t.co/GpoDgWOJoB"Whole Foods workers sent home for wearing Black Lives Matter masks" https://t.co/cp2kLCtT2M https://t.co/DyizBKRK4Q
Retweeted by Brian Forde @alexisohanian @CNBCnow @Verizon @Facebook @instagram @Initialized Trolling for good. Trolling out of love. Let’s d… https://t.co/p1lkmNHqCm
6/26
2020
@CNBCnow @alexisohanian is @Verizon more willing to take a stand against @facebook @instagram than @Initialized? Co… https://t.co/sbfIaPC6sY @ThinkFinkTustin @leekfink @LetitiaCClark Go @TustinHigh Tillers! Go @leekfink!
6/25
2020
VCs explaining how they were crucial to building a billion dollar company: “So the key insight we figured out and e… https://t.co/BDhhJlGfko
Retweeted by Brian Forde @alexisohanian Can we start another poll for how long it will take @Initialized to do the right thing and boycott… https://t.co/pmN2hkYoxa
6/24
2020
I will only be referring to slides as adult picture books from now on https://t.co/Cc85f3cTRD
Retweeted by Brian Forde @bryce Lol do you really want a VC who will only talk to you if you hand them an adult picture book? We didn’t an… https://t.co/Kgp6Jv8KuM
6/23
2020
Actually you just got ROCKED by teens on TikTok who flooded the Trump campaign w/ fake ticket reservations & tricke… https://t.co/FNq1MoOIUI
Retweeted by Brian FordeEvery seed stage startup. https://t.co/gs1ppn3Ho1
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6/21
2020
Zoom’s choice to offer end-to-end encryption to all users is a huge win for user privacy. We hope other tech compan… https://t.co/CcSSvrgItY
Retweeted by Brian FordeAfter I read this story, it was updated to say North Face pulled its ads from Instagram too. Weird North Face would… https://t.co/ydexQZOQJq
Retweeted by Brian FordeI guess understanding how this stuff works is harder than actual rocket science. https://t.co/OjVNWxYueo
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6/20
2020
Two reasons not to go to the AMC theaters 1) it’s a big health risk 2) the CEO is an idiot https://t.co/OL8APvNCcM
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6/19
2020
@bryce #DeleteFacebook problem solved!This July, every major company will have to decide: Advertise on Facebook and help Mark Zuckerberg profit off hate… https://t.co/bf9oCF2mqk
Retweeted by Brian Forde @om Have you tried @SpiderOak? Hands down the best sync and backup.This piece from the today’s @stratechery is so well-balanced and important. https://t.co/MWQVWeYERn
Retweeted by Brian FordeWow Odeo is finally out of beta. https://t.co/p3h5Z8jRZz
Retweeted by Brian FordeMy husband just received a handwritten postcard from “Rhiannon” and I was like “who the hell is Rhiannon?” Turns ou… https://t.co/HQoPsjFKeT
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6/18
2020
If you want my advice y’all should delete this and spend some time examining why when faced with a literal facist m… https://t.co/VnmRszMf2g
Retweeted by Brian Forde💯 must listen👇 https://t.co/r1DSwiUjgNDear @facebook employees: there are so many great places to do your best work. Facebook is not one of them. This on… https://t.co/iYYZF5Yzev
Retweeted by Brian Forde👀👀👀👀👀 https://t.co/QPiY0TvaEB
Retweeted by Brian FordeI just updated my story with comment from Apple, which said it shouldn't have allowed Hey into the App Store in the… https://t.co/lrhTl8Mf7r
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6/17
2020
This is not your typical developer hyperbole. Apple’s behavior here is truly inexplicable and I imagine it will hav… https://t.co/oWkcCD2gk1
Retweeted by Brian Forde“Facebook is not good for the country” - @mcuban
Retweeted by Brian FordeGenius pricing strategy. https://t.co/0iK4wUpWbV
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6/16
2020
If it wasn’t clear before these last few weeks, I hope it’s coming into focus now. @indievc has never been about… https://t.co/jWRPFYT55W
Retweeted by Brian Forde @Katie_Roof This is always amazing: https://t.co/3WbWExfTCr
6/15
2020
Under fierce pressure, #Facebook’s Zuckerberg is amping up his rhetoric to deflect from the fact that — for fear of… https://t.co/jPMxO7xR7c
Retweeted by Brian Forde.⁦@cwardell⁩ co-founded the White House Police Data Initiative in 2015, and is an all around dope human. Here he is… https://t.co/Qmq7qTmz0V
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6/14
2020
🤮 @Facebook establishing a venture arm to invest in startups https://t.co/jvrGNFZ0yV“Deeply Shaken and Disgusted” look. Too little. Too late. Unfriended democracy. 0/10 #DeleteFacebook https://t.co/7eSSqrz8QL
Retweeted by Brian FordeProud of my friends at @645ventures for their plan on how to combat racism as a venture fund. Taking notes! https://t.co/hXZKhgMjjG
Retweeted by Brian Forde.@lo_toney has some ideas about how to (really) bring VC into the 21st century. Friday night read 👇🏿👇🏿👇🏿 https://t.co/VwquPSLuhy
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6/13
2020
During a GLOBAL PANDEMIC. Pride month. And the 4th anniversary of the Pulse Nightclub shooting. https://t.co/emiYu7OuRC
Retweeted by Brian FordeDecades before #MeToo, @TheRealFreada, @UCBerkeley’s 2020 Alumna of the Year, was a fierce researcher and activist… https://t.co/SbgxWzQS4g
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6/12
2020
@RMB Why didn’t you do this in your past rounds?But how did zoom know the account was violating prc laws? Were some participants under surveillance in china and th… https://t.co/OyvyI8hCs7
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6/11
2020
I gotta say @profgalloway and @karaswisher poking fun at DuckDuckGo and its users a few Pivot eps back was rough to… https://t.co/Eg5srgP0Tz
Retweeted by Brian Forde“Im doing this for me, my family, and for my country” - @alexisohanian And to pick my brother @mwseibel to serve t… https://t.co/yqmI5ZNu3H
Retweeted by Brian FordeWe must set a new standard for a government that serves everyone equally — and does so with dignity and respect. https://t.co/HcFU0uhara
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6/10
2020
Have seen firsthand the impact @HBCUvc has had on its participants. @hadiyahdotme is a brilliant leader. To see th… https://t.co/8mv9z829U1
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6/9
2020

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