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What makes Canada special is not that Canadians know that this is the best country in the world – it’s that we know… https://t.co/Q6oqYHM3UR
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7/2
2020
Announcing the new Life Purpose App based on the revised and updated LIFE YOU WERE BORN TO LIVE. • elegant, newly-… https://t.co/pQfwEsi2ds
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6/30
2020
I’m so happy for the entire team at Prisma. Been following Prisma since early 2017 and they deserve every bit of th… https://t.co/ppY1kjJNiZ
6/26
2020
@lavie_encode What a great thread. We're looking to hire in a month or two in Vancouver 🇨🇦 Anyone?
6/24
2020
We welcome you all in Canada 🇨🇦https://t.co/42qEEZqGsJ
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6/23
2020
@sorenbs @jennycohn1 *well, probably well before the 1920s, too. @sorenbs @jennycohn1 The moment winning matters more than truth and facts, you’ve got fertile ground for totalitari… https://t.co/T1HodqPAQe @dabit3 - yoga studio owner - web developer - published author
6/22
2020
This. “White feelings don't matter more than Black and Indigenous lives,” says Elsa Kaka, human rights advocate. https://t.co/5h504Q8bRc
6/21
2020
An important revelation by @jasonfried of how #Apple’s #monopoly hinders companies far and wide. A monopoly simply… https://t.co/RBEGWAo5jk
6/19
2020
A distinguished Harvard economics professor thinks this is perhaps the best campaign ad ever. Who are we to quarrel… https://t.co/VIkCVm4MJX
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6/15
2020
🚀 Announcing Prisma 2.0: Confidence and productivity for your database! https://t.co/IePPJB6kQL
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6/9
2020
Truthfulness in the age of social media. Hat tip to @SamHarrisOrg for his life-changing book “Lying”. https://t.co/46sMy2Gr7X
6/6
2020
@ytfrom92 @awilkinson @haikavanian @bcckrystalmarx @Bishop_Krystal That profile doesn’t strike as fake to me: first… https://t.co/4OLonlHq2q
6/3
2020
“When fascism comes to America, it will come wrapped in the flag and waving a cross.” — Source unknown https://t.co/RNfLgdYWvB
6/2
2020
Agree this should be open source and thus verifiable by everyone https://t.co/T7XSN8anTm
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5/30
2020
@dan_abramov The “Peak of Mount Stupid” portion of the Dunning-Kruger diagram has also been named the “Trump Peak”, in his honour.
5/27
2020
@TaxLandNotMan @zbigdu UBI from unearned & unproductive income is unitism, then. @zbigdu @TaxLandNotMan https://t.co/4TW401CyV2 @TaxLandNotMan https://t.co/4TW401CyV2
5/23
2020
I dream of a world where truth shapes people's politics, rather politics shaping what people think is true.
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5/20
2020
@hasanminhaj thank you for giving this important issue your focus. Please take a look at my book at… https://t.co/oss2i42a73“As we get past this health crisis, there’s an eviction crisis waiting on the other side.“ — @hasanminhaj of the… https://t.co/1BD3rzLw5A @unblockedfuture @protocollabs @ammori @sheila_warren Thank you, @unblockedfuture! I’ve been scratching my head for… https://t.co/AB5MU0Vn5v”There are three mysteries in this world: air to the birds; water to the fish; and humanity to itself.” — Rabbi Hillel
5/19
2020
On sock twitter, we say all taxes are beautiful, but we all have our favorites - and least favorites. It's time to… https://t.co/w8hi644nby
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5/15
2020
“Where some people measure progress in answers-right per test or tests-passed per year, we are more interested in S… https://t.co/Ovj0QURDgB
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5/12
2020
@rauchg @vercel The latter option is exactly what we're gunning for at Ecstatic (in combination with @prisma). Did… https://t.co/7eWcqWEgXGIsn't a lot of this stuff already being done with #NextJS on @vercel? (e.g. getStaticProps, getStaticPaths) https://t.co/ic56pzX1eo
5/11
2020
@rsms Oh, and PS: thank you for making it open source!! 🙏🏼✨ @rsms Cannot tell you how much I love Inter. It’s in my view the most beautiful, simple, and elegant font out there… https://t.co/A9vbGdh6hF
5/10
2020
The Earth is a fine place and worth fighting for. — Ernest Hemingway https://t.co/Kx4NExcW5v
Retweeted by Martin AdamsYou have to understand, most people are not ready to be unplugged, and many of them are so inured, so hopelessly de… https://t.co/QnmPiO8UKG
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5/9
2020
@peterbuffett @Ecotrust Hi Peter! Saw you pop up in the news, and thought back to our interview. Ages ago, now, it… https://t.co/j4OKUzNfHv
5/8
2020
Young people, I want you to know there was a time 19 years ago when Americans were so sad when 3000 people died in… https://t.co/fhPxINuICu
Retweeted by Martin AdamsThis is exactly why I think Silicon Valley is following the path of Detroit. https://t.co/VqAR7a2GSWA heartfelt example of compassionate leadership — something the world needs more. https://t.co/YSYq39h0X5
5/6
2020
@elonmusk The freedom to sell your labor to resource owners or die is not freedom. We've never really been truly fr… https://t.co/1wzMLSlm6n
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5/2
2020
Integrity is the essence of everything successful. – Buckminster Fuller https://t.co/tsTF4KthZm
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4/29
2020
@dev__adi @timneutkens @prisma Somehow it works now! Not sure what I changed — but somehow it’s now instant. Amazin… https://t.co/5PJa19oMA8 @dev__adi @timneutkens That’s correct. Loading page at `/events` and querying a few events using @prisma in `getSta… https://t.co/qiiLHL8vkv @timneutkens Any idea what to do if `getStaticProps` takes too long to load data? I hate the idea of seeing a blank… https://t.co/vvWayMSkAB
4/24
2020
If you’re hoping a vaccine is going to be a knight in shining armor saving the day, you may be in for a disappointm… https://t.co/TJRgTC1XRL
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4/23
2020
☀️GraphQL Server with Prisma 2 @heyMartinAdams 🌟Intro to GraphQL: Subscriptions @p_mbanugo 🎉Awesome tools for Grap… https://t.co/Nk8QLwLuik
Retweeted by Martin Adams @AndrewYang has it right in response to Marc Andreessen’s article: “Our biggest problems generally don't have marke… https://t.co/LexGvGdGCG
4/21
2020
12/ I hope that what I was able to share has given you some pause; I feel a bit of a pang every time I read an entr… https://t.co/sdGlyb9ZBN11/ There’s a lot more to this topic, but I’ve done my best to summarize a small part of it here in this thread. As… https://t.co/u51Ppc0nFH10/ This artificially increases cost, artificially diminishes supply, and drastically limits the supply of afforda… https://t.co/u2PeGAWLUV9/ New land in good locations, however, cannot be made; so if property developers want to build more housing in a g… https://t.co/fRDjIl6QTD8/ See, the market for automobiles (or software, etc.) is different: if there is a greater demand for cars, more ca… https://t.co/FV6aCH9Ap57/ The core problem is that the land market (and therefore the real estate market) is, in actuality, an entry monop… https://t.co/xOi5e6aIIg6/ A person who owns an open-air parking lot often makes more money over time through property appreciation (even m… https://t.co/zonncy7dKf5/ It’s not that these lots are not zoned for housing, or that it’s too expensive to build any kind of housing on t… https://t.co/ZHbob4sD4s4/ Notice the open-air parking lots in most urban areas: they’re hardly developed, used only for a few cars — even… https://t.co/M72Vks4rL43/ This assumption, though, is incorrect, even though it’s wide-spread and relatable, especially with entrepreneurs… https://t.co/Tm6nwqwQvo2/ I hurt a little every time I read an article like that coming from well-meaning and intelligent people since the… https://t.co/EUhNfP3RR91/ Naturally, many entrepreneurs tend to believe that the insufficient supply of housing is either due to lack of w… https://t.co/oYTxQJfHgk
4/19
2020
Cities literally don’t need to run any deficits, even during COVID-19: the value *they* have created through infras… https://t.co/ngekixsi2c
4/17
2020
@schickling @rauchg @bartveneman @zeithq @HugoGiraudel @pusher @jeremy_daly @prisma @bartveneman, wrote up an artic… https://t.co/iaEto35Ixk
4/14
2020
@paulg https://t.co/SKLaMVkGnoWow wow wow. #COVID19 https://t.co/SKLaMVkGno
4/13
2020
Charlie Munger on the secret to a happy life: https://t.co/tC94dI5ofK
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4/12
2020
@schickling @rauchg @bartveneman @zeithq @HugoGiraudel @pusher @jeremy_daly Just got a GraphQL server to work on… https://t.co/ucbjM6ZEIDThe Fed just decided to expand its balance sheet by another $2.3 trillion. That's enough to fund @MikeForKY's propo… https://t.co/LrHvsbQPDE
Retweeted by Martin AdamsCouldn’t be more true. Except, now, make that 2 weeks instead of a total of 6 hours. https://t.co/DnReV1ww9R
4/9
2020
5 years ago I cut my CEO pay from $1.1M to $70k so I could pay all my employees at least $70k. That's not good eno… https://t.co/QF5UQpN1ww
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4/3
2020
Enjoyed watching it, belatedly. Thanks, Dan! https://t.co/uukqcIIXKy
4/2
2020
Friend told me today he and 37 other commercial tenants in his building not paying rent this month. This thing is g… https://t.co/IAK6Dl0s3E
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4/1
2020
Over one year of work went into this launch, I feel really privileged to be part of this and work with this fantast… https://t.co/BQRm5UmfVZ
Retweeted by Martin Adams @schickling Congrats, @schickling and @sorenbs! ✨🎉I’m incredibly proud to work with such a talented, passionate & hard-working team! 💪 Thank you to everyone who co… https://t.co/a5EvHaCgxJ
Retweeted by Martin AdamsThe @prisma 2.0 beta just shipped: https://t.co/eJRuF6hZt2 I’m pretty skeptical of the JavaScript community’s abil… https://t.co/7y4qexYsIg
Retweeted by Martin Adams🚀 Prisma 2.0 is Now in Beta: Type-safe Database Access with Prisma Client https://t.co/oL636VJepx
Retweeted by Martin Adams @nikolasburk How did you get an emoji for that? 🤔😁
3/31
2020
He could have simply said “I’m not comfortable discussing politics when I need to stay focussed on issues of public… https://t.co/khmJopCRZv
3/30
2020
Scientific data to the rescue: https://t.co/uGW0rLFbBD #COVID19 https://t.co/5DvvCeiFrC
3/29
2020
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3/19
2020
@awilkinson It's surprising to me that as a B2C business FB never paid sufficient attention to its greatest currenc… https://t.co/FBDUz6bedr
3/14
2020
It seems to me this discovery deserves a Nobel Prize (or its public health equivalent). https://t.co/LUgPDEUu5v
3/9
2020
Lol! Sam’s comment about Dr. Dunning and Dr. Kruger being needed in the OR is one of the funniest things I’ve seen… https://t.co/UwvtM65MCZ8./ The time has come for truly socially-responsible companies to take a decisive stand against falsehoods on their… https://t.co/B71A5eLsxu7./ #Facebook — and #Twitter by that same standard — can no longer afford to remain “uninvolved.” There is no neutr… https://t.co/57xIu8K4626./ Lies and deceit cause harm to those who engage in them. For a company such as @facebook to enable people to spr… https://t.co/mOb3WVTPDr5./ Wikipedia, for the most part, is a good example of fact-based free speech, since all claims have to be stated a… https://t.co/O5C4EYaElV4./ But the facts on the ground are that free speech can only be truly free if rooted in honest, factual expression… https://t.co/5bujV3UuWy3./ Both assumptions are rooted in a kind of naïvité that assumes manipulation by bad actors is either insignifican… https://t.co/pMnbLEVEKP2./ The belief — prevalent among libertarians — that it’s “bad” for companies to regulate free speech is similar to… https://t.co/zGCqUlGHmi1./ This excellent @frontlinepbs docu is a refreshing reminder of why I left @facebook for good, though I miss conn… https://t.co/EyV0YuKoFW
3/7
2020
Loved this little bit of wisdom since I first came across it a few years ago. These words feel kind, gentle, and pr… https://t.co/arfGhW2kb2
2/28
2020
.@AndrewYang just promoted ranked-choice voting on national television. https://t.co/bba8wNVuIf
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2/23
2020
@flybayer ⚡️ @flybayer Do you have an ETA on when we might be able to get our hands on it?
2/17
2020
Wish you love on Valentine's day: Love heals those who receive it, and those who give it. - - Dr. Karl Menninger… https://t.co/YcXHeeMRPd
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2/14
2020
@_marktani Along these lines, “What is [this] for?”
2/10
2020
@pwdan No doubt true on a societal/collective level, as well.
2/7
2020
All in all, this speech by Rep. Schiff, to me, shines. His focus on the importance of being truthful — and the cour… https://t.co/796oP0C4cv“America believes in a thing called truth. She does not believe we are entitled to our own “alternate facts.” She r… https://t.co/9b9PmFlyRESpeech by @RepAdamSchiff is one for the ages. #ImpeachmentTrials #Impeachment #ImpeachmentHearings #IMPOTUShttps://t.co/NMnuwpxDSvToday caucus-goers in Iowa woke up to more than a dozen kids in cages all over the city of Des Moines. We came to… https://t.co/Chof7tZopb
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2/4
2020

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