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mad computer scientist, electric motorcyclist, non-partisan language/systems advocate, analytics/data/viz dev, former nuclear power tech. Enby (they/them)

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Joined Twitter 1/17/07


When you realize that the Puritans were not, in fact, an innocent oppressed minority but religious extremists a lot… https://t.co/H01YdV0nvm
Retweeted by Brian T. RiceSyd Mead concept art for TRON, 1982. https://t.co/U2YxR5LaFI
Retweeted by Brian T. Rice"Keep adjusting your language downward towards concrete units until they start to get it, then slowly adjust back u… https://t.co/hxANRp4Tnl
Retweeted by Brian T. Rice"Be aware of how abstract your language is. 'Get into the editor' is abstract and 'press this key' is concrete. Don… https://t.co/gx9fQTjScC
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Retweeted by Brian T. RiceA #Russian 🇷🇺 #KA30 #Aerosled made of the same material used in an #aircraft fuselage Is capable of around 60mph https://t.co/K297zv6GCq
Retweeted by Brian T. RiceFascinating conversation today about how people younger than me have basically always had a more hostile copyright… https://t.co/3m5tBf61hz
Retweeted by Brian T. RiceBAD i++ // increment i GOOD i++ // skip next array element
Retweeted by Brian T. Rice["The IOC"] We're gonna hold a contest to see who can do various useless things. Like who can lift the heaviest obj… https://t.co/SHCLLFDIqI
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Retweeted by Brian T. RiceMy first art teacher was disabled from polio. https://t.co/t2TD9F9qQHAt the height of the 1952 US polio outbreak, it only killed about 3,000 people. People weren't afraid of polio kil… https://t.co/Lli0PIzNXk
Retweeted by Brian T. RiceI walked into a gas station to get a drink and the guy behind the counter goes "hey, you work with computers?" "uh,… https://t.co/TC6hnwbS5k
Retweeted by Brian T. RiceMicrosoft, which employs roughly 100,000 people in the United States, says it will require proof of vaccination for… https://t.co/p1alG0AwoR
Retweeted by Brian T. Rice3274: The "Use the world as it currently exists" option creates an unplayable world
Retweeted by Brian T. RiceToday, I was supposed to have surgery to remove cancer from my neck. It won't happen, because hospital beds are ful… https://t.co/EJA1SznYsL
Retweeted by Brian T. RiceHi! Crop scientist here. This "male trees are a capitalist scam" idea worked its way to TikTok from a hustler named… https://t.co/6CRnicY3hH
Retweeted by Brian T. Rice"Why yes, we've tested our business continuity plan, why do you ask?" https://t.co/p8aTJR0j8a
Retweeted by Brian T. Ricesomeone: is that— me: the new limited edition pasta box handbag? yeah, yeah it is https://t.co/0b5GfCrmgz
Retweeted by Brian T. RiceHow to lie in email, as seen on “The Internet Show,” 1995. https://t.co/E7qhxF08YL
Retweeted by Brian T. RiceIn many video games, the first time you fight a boss, you're treated to a dazzling cutscene that shows how scary/in… https://t.co/ymrEECPPYh
Retweeted by Brian T. RiceNotice how “impossible” and even “unconstitutional” and “illegal” things happen the minute there’s enough political will for it
Retweeted by Brian T. Rice"Don't Panic" is the ideal one should aim for, but sometimes things aren't ideal and one needs to fall back on a se… https://t.co/fpyiWtF2xa
Retweeted by Brian T. RiceDo you know what a doctor considers a patient whose life they saved at the expense of never being able to walk or w… https://t.co/0Ei14xbbXK
Retweeted by Brian T. RiceSolutions for validating vaccination status seem like an absolutely ideal opportunity for state governments to shar… https://t.co/ANChzq1Gwp
Retweeted by Brian T. RiceWhere's the interesting music+pedagogy iOS work going on?
Retweeted by Brian T. RiceThe first SpaceX Super Heavy booster is being moved to the Starbase orbital launch pad. This thing is something out… https://t.co/TChQv4VKMG
Retweeted by Brian T. RiceHad to stare at this image for several seconds before I shook myself of the sense it had been generated by a GAN https://t.co/iPm0Qot5vD
Retweeted by Brian T. RiceSometimes I think there's more complexity in the build system than in the app itself.
Retweeted by Brian T. RiceOne unfortunate consequence of "computers are fast, devs are expensive" is that every end user— store clerks, recep… https://t.co/i3taYn1A3p
Retweeted by Brian T. RiceIt is important that you know evictions are still happening. Evictions have BEEN happening in the months since the… https://t.co/wR7OfRb4hO
Retweeted by Brian T. Riceby capitalist logic if we want better cops we should make them work for $2.13 an hour + tips
Retweeted by Brian T. RiceA dream project for the three of us, and the perfect opportunity to combine everything we've been learning and expe… https://t.co/aI7RV18uo6
Retweeted by Brian T. RiceWisconsin passes a law strengthening Prohibition by banning soda fountains. Assistant Attorney General J.E. Messers… https://t.co/zQouhZ2ouq
Retweeted by Brian T. Ricelouder for the people in the back. HR is not making any big choices without CEO approval. https://t.co/V5GqEfiWQH
Retweeted by Brian T. RiceWhen the CEO and HR are part of the problem, you get a mess https://t.co/0nrQ6qNdpS https://t.co/AlRYR7rQOY
Retweeted by Brian T. RiceThis tweet contains a screenshot of a retweet of a quote tweet of a tweet with a screenshot of a quote tweet of ano… https://t.co/YuSO53LaYD
Retweeted by Brian T. RiceThere is a strange disconnect in the tech industry. Lots of people looking for Rust gigs, yet employers are worried… https://t.co/1QfWdbjfhB
Retweeted by Brian T. RiceI mean maybe it's just me, but it feels like this isn't that different from what's historically happens because it'… https://t.co/A0JwxkxqA9
Retweeted by Brian T. RiceGot an email last night from a reader in her 60s criticizing my reporting on Cuomo because, she said, in her day, w… https://t.co/j5n0Xyc2af
Retweeted by Brian T. RiceThis seems pretty awful. Then you drop $1 or whatever to get “Proof left as an exercise for the reader” https://t.co/RmogCSvJaj
Retweeted by Brian T. RiceFacebook has cut off access to Facebook to the lead researcher on Facebook political ads. Because it can. It used t… https://t.co/ayB2rFBy5F
Retweeted by Brian T. Ricei don’t know who needs to hear this but close all those damn tabs. you don’t need them open. you are not going… https://t.co/RKTupilkKf
Retweeted by Brian T. RiceThe first rule of investing: never invest more than you can afford to lose. And that's exactly what landlords do.… https://t.co/WAtUnBBCdK
Retweeted by Brian T. Rice⁦@computermuseum⁩ found some of my old badges from the 1980s when I was at primary school in Cambridge https://t.co/UDfaovQ2PH
Retweeted by Brian T. Rice"I'm coming too, right?" https://t.co/LH2yCmtRBm
Retweeted by Brian T. RiceDavid Bowie: “alright I just wrote down ‘love dares you to change our way of caring about ourselves’ whatd you writ… https://t.co/ff4fJUewFE
Retweeted by Brian T. RiceWhy does the sunlight come from the north in shaded relief maps? The sunlight in this map comes from the upper le… https://t.co/iuxewgwWSH
Retweeted by Brian T. RiceA police department in New Hampshire is hiring! And it's delighted to offer such "unique benefits" as "qualified im… https://t.co/iT6ppcz4nA
Retweeted by Brian T. RiceCOVID Update: The increasingly assertive position of requiring vaccinations has clear moral grounds. The view of D… https://t.co/Gc6kW3tP84
Retweeted by Brian T. Riceit doesn't get much better than this on this free website https://t.co/TgOWlUMMct
Retweeted by Brian T. RiceImagine a society that hates homelessness more than the homeless. That hates poverty more than the poor. That hates… https://t.co/qgoz0ulgO3
Retweeted by Brian T. RiceSilly idea for a game: The fictional meta narrative is that the game is a pay-to-win mobile game but it has been ab… https://t.co/uYRURytZmg
Retweeted by Brian T. RiceMost discussions about software development assume the goal of a software team is to "deliver." Once the product (o… https://t.co/Md20DkPDlX
Retweeted by Brian T. Ricei feel like companies shouldn’t get to pretend the only available solution is slavery before they try paying a livi… https://t.co/gdDKu21utW
Retweeted by Brian T. Riceevery audio person on the planet upon reading this headline: [involuntary screaming] https://t.co/mBl1ibkAHC
Retweeted by Brian T. RiceNo, lets keep the headphone jack. “Huge advances in wireless audio” is debatable. Disposable/hard to repair earbuds… https://t.co/tOKtSCyAjk
Retweeted by Brian T. RiceA lil wizard and not so lil frog for @Lemonade_Inc 🐸🧙‍♂️ glorious sound by @AlexiaCharoud #b3d https://t.co/titXmmb6Ur
Retweeted by Brian T. RiceRobot Birthday https://t.co/x24dn6Fnn2 https://t.co/B1i2WzGLAS
Retweeted by Brian T. Rice“Over the last decade, the number of people killed by vehicles nationally rose by nearly 50%.” Support making roa… https://t.co/Ef4S2XQDaC
Retweeted by Brian T. Rice"In hindsight, I wish I hadn't killed some of your loved ones. That was a major whoopsie-doodle on my part. A real… https://t.co/zTRTs3TE0m
Retweeted by Brian T. RiceI am old enough to remember when it was absolutely taboo to publicly acknowledge the possibility of societal collap… https://t.co/nHmtY91Vyv
Retweeted by Brian T. RiceStabbing People Is Just How I’ve Always Greeted Them by Jack the Ripper https://t.co/dFa0HCtvyp
Retweeted by Brian T. RiceAn illustration of how the 5th c.BC Erechtheion on the Athenian Acropolis may have looked with its original paintwo… https://t.co/G3MoXfcwVF
Retweeted by Brian T. RiceMy characters hair turned white from the stress of finishing this game but please enjoy this magic nature staff 🌱… https://t.co/jvyiPCIEJP
Retweeted by Brian T. Rice…when I learned that a variable had changed w/ Delta, I assumed nothing else had. But now I see that it’s best to… https://t.co/TDI91JpRrl
Retweeted by Brian T. RiceCovid (@UCSF) Chronicles, Day 504 To me, the most confusing time in the pandemic was May 2020, as we exited lockdo… https://t.co/wtR2LLwl7p
Retweeted by Brian T. RiceDid you know? GCC stands for GNU CLANG Compiler and CLANG stands for Compiling via LLVM And Not GCC.
Retweeted by Brian T. Rice"Everything has the potential to be data, but nothing becomes data without the intervention of a researcher who tak… https://t.co/08gZceJ4Rw
Retweeted by Brian T. RiceWhat Clark's (insane) draft letter lays bare is what so many long suspected: This was never about *good* legal (or… https://t.co/nJNDpkZ0Qu
Retweeted by Brian T. RiceBREAKING: Number of people hospitalized with COVID-19 in Florida reaches 12,408, highest since pandemic began… https://t.co/edQnvLunOg
Retweeted by Brian T. Ricethe sheer amount of people who would rather get an exotic disease that they believe the chinese bioengineered in a… https://t.co/JDUWu9acoY
Retweeted by Brian T. Ricesolidarity and love for everyone marching against our murderous regime in beirut right now. i only wish i was there… https://t.co/D6wLMKARvz
Retweeted by Brian T. RiceThere are so many "privacy is dead" or "privacy isn't real" takes out there and I really feel that privacy is more… https://t.co/ZoluM21w4m
Retweeted by Brian T. RiceEveryone sensible in IT has been saying for years that if you buy COTS (commercial off-the-shelf software packages)… https://t.co/Ve18kC3ob5
Retweeted by Brian T. RiceA good reminder.. https://t.co/hRyXGvqf09
Retweeted by Brian T. RiceThe Kitchen at Windsor Castle, by English painter James Stephanoff (1818). Royal Collection. https://t.co/Y4Mm4iQQgG
Retweeted by Brian T. RiceThat day when @matteobaglini interviewed @mfeathers! "I don't like complicated code" and other stories from Mr. Ref… https://t.co/p4JpTJ2vdV
Retweeted by Brian T. RiceFaced with losing power, the GOP is attempting to rig elections, control education for propaganda purposes, and und… https://t.co/40M6KaHaUI
Retweeted by Brian T. RiceCuomo’s getting impeached. https://t.co/lqXzdT2qrO
Retweeted by Brian T. Rice @tedcooke As a high-school English teacher in France, I offer an analysis of the various meanings of get as derived… https://t.co/n9f09VmC2D
Retweeted by Brian T. RiceThere are at least 128 meanings of the English verb "to get" These are my 21 favourites 👇🧵
Retweeted by Brian T. Riceyou ever do some shit in bash and think "wow, if this works, I'm going to be incredibly pissed off"
Retweeted by Brian T. RiceLines of code deleted per day is the only valuable dev metric… https://t.co/hasi3rZKnC
Retweeted by Brian T. RiceThe company that sold me my electric sit/stand desk is radically overestimating how many more of their products I a… https://t.co/IUXdZ83FYO
Retweeted by Brian T. Ricewhat is the biggest tradeoff of going serverless ?
Retweeted by Brian T. RicePollution is highly localized: take the back streets https://t.co/EEcQyx1y3F
Retweeted by Brian T. RiceConference Q&A https://t.co/v8uzntSAAb
Retweeted by Brian T. Rice @mer__edith Also for consideration: the "moonlighting" clauses that prevent folks from working on personal projects… https://t.co/cnabLyipS4
Retweeted by Brian T. RiceHello, tech workers, time to weigh in! Thinking about those NDA's and non-competes, and all the other ghoulish an… https://t.co/iZDTKXtll3
Retweeted by Brian T. RiceAn observation people often make: if someone mispronounces a word, they probably learned it from reading (and so yo… https://t.co/dNqDLY2IwC
Retweeted by Brian T. RiceTurns out you can't just pay a fine to stop the planet burning. Whoever could have fucking guessed. https://t.co/HYHYrO76WK
Retweeted by Brian T. Rice"cyberpunk cityscape" https://t.co/a4Y4CjuEtz https://t.co/Pf27Dul4VV
Retweeted by Brian T. RiceWell yes. If coroners are changing the cause of death on certificates, then there's almost certainly an /additional… https://t.co/QsErQWSgJf
Retweeted by Brian T. RiceI taught a course in computational algebraic geometry this summer. To high school students. Here's how it went. https://t.co/fCASlEoExx
Retweeted by Brian T. RiceI got rejected from a 4 month long interview process and feedback was to not put one little git commit message sayi… https://t.co/BDgQ1k5gyk
Retweeted by Brian T. Riceok, @wilbowma and @koronkebitch doing type preserving compilers https://t.co/WDusce07Jq
Retweeted by Brian T. RiceGirl take this structure down. Just want to remind y’all that the money that went into the Hudson Yards section was… https://t.co/hwkC2ieLjJ
Retweeted by Brian T. Rice#Twitter is working on an option to remove followers directly from their profile 👀 https://t.co/g9Q1ve3qS1
Retweeted by Brian T. RiceLaunched into another surge, with hospitals strained and under-staffed, I want to share something that I shared ov… https://t.co/I2kFVKWnEF
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