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JR Hunt @JRScribe Monterey Bay Region

Science writer. Main focus is cognitive science. Novel and film enthusiast. @NASAJPL tweetup alum. We can advance technology AND protect the environment.

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Joined Twitter 3/8/10


"For far too long, demands for perks, special favors and unprofessional requests have been made to our teams and to… https://t.co/xDZ86U87RO
5/10
2021
@PaulTPWong This is like the far future of work (if we get there). Nearly all work will probably be passion-related… https://t.co/AJKIjNEdDFI am working hard for both my passion and a sense of responsibility. https://t.co/BjzQ3i0oT3
Retweeted by JR Hunt @BonniePuns https://t.co/SmJfwmuoNx @BonniePuns @ManMadeMoon Funny and also a brilliant way for convincing kids to increase fruit intake. I ate a lot… https://t.co/YBr1mrxG7jthis is so funny https://t.co/nsrilmK2bf
Retweeted by JR HuntIf you can't wear a mask during indoor gym workouts because of overheating issues or that kind of facility is close… https://t.co/DvDQvPKbukhttps://t.co/jeHrJDmVYI https://t.co/9j8AfIm1XqMaybe cats were just waiting for screens to get larger like this with better video quality before bothering to get… https://t.co/Am7HPMDLs9Right on. China risks damaging their reputation by getting too close to a Putin regime that may engage in addition… https://t.co/w9GOq9IlVK @Falloran13 It gets better with every rewatch as long as the intervals between are long enough.Unfortunately, the Academy is known for almost always ignoring great comedies. I don't see that changing anytime s… https://t.co/QTSqZn93bPRewatching Forgetting Sarah Marshall. What a funny, unique comedy! https://t.co/GjVPdQf5qXhttps://t.co/iJO6aDIyZBThe Edward @Snowden episode of Under The Skin is out now. He is lucid, moral, wise and optimistic. Have a listen, l… https://t.co/axJtR9mYhK
Retweeted by JR HuntWhy is the late night Twitter scene so quiet for the most part these days on the weekend? It wasn't this way a few years ago.The Chinese Communist Party probably doesn't like Putin. For good reasons. They are just using him and Putin is clu… https://t.co/6kxLmsUu3rThree not enough. https://t.co/YoOn29sIOqWho is still awake? I'm having doubts, haha. @Rainmaker1973 Rhinos are basically more modern versions of Triceratops regarding armaments and armor (thick skin),… https://t.co/Dw4QkGs4tPUsing detailed fossil comparison techniques, scientists have been able to identify a giant new saber-toothed cat sp… https://t.co/Rkk8V6Y0bT
Retweeted by JR Hunt @Massawyrm @Voo @stunnedandnaked @theholliedazzle That's your great line, Robert. I hope that it's somewhere in you… https://t.co/bwyhQu6XBU @Mondalorian The problem I have with this show is that it does not show the real consequences of the war and violen… https://t.co/Lru2h87sEhOur hearts go out to all those affected by the Afghanistan bombing. Much more peace in our time? I hope so.
Retweeted by JR HuntSad to see Joss Whedon's reputation fall so far. You reap what you sow I guess.
Retweeted by JR Hunt @PaulTPWong @andreaskluth @bopinion We should probably cultivate the best traits from introverts and extroverts.Introverts don't thrive in lockdown, it turns out. @andreaskluth looks at the data https://t.co/d4UIvtdzkw via @bopinion
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5/9
2021
Sad to see Joss Whedon's reputation fall so far. You reap what you sow I guess. @snowleopards Is Dagina in some type of genetic bank? To perhaps help to increase the population using her DNA and… https://t.co/NfU5wJZf55Meet Presnel and her two subadult cubs. Born in 2014 to “super mom” Dagina, she settled not far from her mother’s r… https://t.co/KVvRK1cNbQ
Retweeted by JR HuntWe can and probably should celebrate our wins even as we mourn our losses and move on.Our hearts go out to all those affected by the Afghanistan bombing. Much more peace in our time? I hope so.Came across this here on the Twitter. Too powerful to not share... #bydhttmwfi Thanks to both @Joi_the_Artist and… https://t.co/QFFt1c1Gst
Retweeted by JR HuntLooks more like love to me. Owls feel love also. https://t.co/O2qX2gFA89 @dr_ohsopretty @fly_crimson Anything broken can be unbroken. In the universe of the mind anyway and barring serious… https://t.co/fZffrhTgxY @dr_ohsopretty @fly_crimson The pandemic has put many people one bad event from breaking. I'm glad you didn't, or at least not for long.Many Republicans are saying job gains aren't enough, though they never pause and think that plenty of Americans nee… https://t.co/DJbDHdQhQU
5/8
2021
SF and fantasy fandom on the Right will often use "adhering to canon" as a "reason" not to cast a person of color o… https://t.co/JCf7Yy4ZHpThe "virtue signaling" phrase often used pejoratively by the Right is another example of them openly being against… https://t.co/bEAt8vOCQGComic book/film/TV buffs on the far right are scary scary people and are a lot more numerous than many think. Perha… https://t.co/EqifoXh7uqOmg the library just reopened & people lined up and were so excited and the library staff gave an ovation when they… https://t.co/euTvxAMbS3
Retweeted by JR Hunt🇺🇸 You're doing great. https://t.co/NibVXnIy8Y
Retweeted by JR HuntSenate Republicans aren't interested in significant compromise regarding the infrastructure bill. POTUS and Senate… https://t.co/I5rFtjgKRu
5/3
2021
I did not know this! I have a large print of the famous bit w/ Saturn in it. He didn't get Titan right but who car… https://t.co/g3hEyNMOCd
Retweeted by JR HuntI'd rather this type of research be in the hands of a civilian organization, though it's valuable even so as we hea… https://t.co/CGQTSvjQZGNeo is kinda jealous right now. https://t.co/EuSW3eOyyAHBO Max just added The Cable Guy. Am I in the mood for a good dark comedy? Perhaps! https://t.co/ywMQ5ryAEQ @PhilTeeNet @WKCosmo Though there is value to learning more about the lives of historical figures if that info is accurate. @PhilTeeNet @WKCosmo Plus making historical equivalencies like this as if the society was even remotely similar to… https://t.co/8v7HRIPuJf
5/2
2021
Just another day on Mars, shooting video of a flying helicopter. Quick preview of #MarsHelicopter’s Flight 4 takeof… https://t.co/l9LS4wIg5Z
Retweeted by JR Hunt @Marcscott91 @WKCosmo I meant a more general use of the word slander, obviously. 😅"Federal data indicate only about 11% of Californians are estimated to be vaccine hesitant, a lower rate than all b… https://t.co/SEh93aCEtn @Marcscott91 @WKCosmo Yes, though that headline probably crosses the line into slander. There's a better way to wri… https://t.co/6kjL13XH82I'm binging on so many cooked carrots in butter and garlic that I may have been living with a carrot deficiency. https://t.co/Y6yonBVf9c @PhilTeeNet @WKCosmo It's also potentially quite profitable. The headline for this article is extra click-baitey. @WKCosmo Terribly written article headline. That much is certain.Alexander Graham Bell devoted his life to making the lives of the deaf (like his wife) better, using methods which,… https://t.co/B6nIBVazQ7
Retweeted by JR Hunt @archvillainfilm Yes, the metaphors abound!And if you want to imagine yourself unloading Mandalorian weapons in abandoned grocery aisles while shopping, if th… https://t.co/fAniR0CCC3When we wear masks we can imagine ourselves as Mandalorian Din Djarin or another from his sect who has much stricte… https://t.co/KHWlB33PlYAnd thank the innate human need to take some days off. https://t.co/M4Xm4A2DpQThe owl squinting is probably not a sign of happiness, however. Daylight can be challenging for them to deal with. https://t.co/eIG3sIz11SCould not resist https://t.co/j8q4iFjGz6
Retweeted by JR Hunt @MaartenvSmeden One more could be "Our models work best when all the assumptions hold" :)
Retweeted by JR Hunt @MaartenvSmeden The human brain doesn't seem to be innately good at statistics. The brain can struggle with probabi… https://t.co/8y7DcijfxJ😂😂😂 https://t.co/0V0rgYNtrK
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5/1
2021
@JRScribe @b_mcnett @WKCosmo @MuseZack @nyrath Almost certainly a nation state, and equally certain it was Putin.… https://t.co/d0eI5Hg8e7
Retweeted by JR HuntAvi Loeb is an unpredictable guy. Keeps it somewhat exciting, I suppose! https://t.co/plPLo7oi8CNearly all the main women characters in The Falcon and the Winter Soldier are highly unethical to one degree or ano… https://t.co/1Aae7Uid5c @tiannachantal @jimmybuffett https://t.co/2w8g4OJyn6 @tiannachantal @Sethrogen I'm also a Rogen enthusiast.I think Avi Loeb just wanted to see if he could manifest friendly extraterrestrials in Sol system just by using his… https://t.co/PuSP3RDZHE @PaulTPWong Sublimely poetic, my friend.It's cool to be sad; I would rather be a man of sorrow than enjoy life on a ship of fools going nowhere. I would ra… https://t.co/qlO1hj6cqt
Retweeted by JR Hunt @tomfgoodwin Nothing. I'm a screen size nerd. 😅Dark towers. Terrifying https://t.co/n8Z476KOWK
Retweeted by JR Hunt @b_mcnett @WKCosmo @ManMadeMoon @MuseZack @nyrath Right on. Could be rogue Russians, though unlikely. @b_mcnett @WKCosmo @ManMadeMoon @MuseZack @nyrath By them I naturally mean the Russians. @b_mcnett @WKCosmo @ManMadeMoon @MuseZack @nyrath Yes, it's most likely them. If it isn't, what other party do you… https://t.co/5ZMgYMw3i9Could it be a feasible source not from a nation-state? A rogue inventor or group of inventors turned terrorist? Ho… https://t.co/otS8fvNXbx @TM_Eubanks @hugolowell Being so fearful and paranoid all the time must be exhausting..."A March report from the National Academy of Sciences found that 'directed, pulsed radiofrequency energy' was the m… https://t.co/MOxv22qWRN
4/30
2021
Getting Biden ready... @FallonTonight @POTUS https://t.co/AsjMuggdzm
Retweeted by JR Hunt @ConanOBrien The fact that this tweet from Conan isn't more popular right now is very disturbing. Chess nerds unite and spread the word!
Retweeted by JR Hunt @DannyMerrick @JRScribe I was introduced to Will in grade 7 (13 ish yrs old) and it was the right time for me. I’m… https://t.co/D04yzJvoyJ
Retweeted by JR HuntSpock's wisdom continues to inspire us! https://t.co/S5km7cKZMO
Retweeted by JR Hunt @millette_louis @NASAJPL @carolynporco @coreyspowell @skdh @Magda_Skipper @zeste_astro @NASAPersevere @NASAAstrobiohttps://t.co/thJKbnoM9l @ConanOBrien The fact that this tweet from Conan isn't more popular right now is very disturbing. Chess nerds unite and spread the word!On this week's Fan minisode, I talked to a chess champion who claimed my podcast merchandise is cursed. Hear her ha… https://t.co/5GWkHeR7pj
Retweeted by JR HuntA mood: https://t.co/7Na1XU51P0I could not be prouder to be part of the collective force that makes up the Proximity family. https://t.co/mpMnNADo8a
Retweeted by JR HuntI did change my last name for exactly that reason. The city clerk asked "do you really want to do that? it's not re… https://t.co/pE8KZLh8mJ
Retweeted by JR Hunt @WavingDavid @cstross https://t.co/EkM9ulbsxb @cstross Did it feel good to be driving again?Yesterday, went for my first drive in 16 months (20 miles from home!) and, parking on the way home, saw a 5G signal… https://t.co/UyGJoL93ir
Retweeted by JR Hunt @carolynporco @TM_Eubanks @mattyglesias No harm in asking, certainly.Lunar landings are complicated by hypervelocity dust spray. An argument I've heard a lot is that we should land rob… https://t.co/8hX2p10Zdw
Retweeted by JR HuntSpock's wisdom continues to inspire us! https://t.co/S5km7cKZMOBe confident, though not overconfident. This feline strikes a good balance. https://t.co/UnwqUOsNuO @bountydue @TM_Eubanks @tweetsoutloud @marsroverdriver And if you are seeing the common space opera portrayal of hu… https://t.co/sgn21XiiIq
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4/29
2021

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