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Mike Loukides @mikeloukides usually in Connecticut

VP Content Strategy, O'Reilly Media, pianist, ham radio op

412 Following   6,805 Followers   27,904 Tweets

Joined Twitter 2/2/08


Adversarial T-shirts to fool face recognition! Where can I get one? https://t.co/llvCRTV6paOperating system classics: great books about OS design, starting with Leffler, McKusick et al: https://t.co/RAFjfGba05Good analysis of the attack against LTE voice calls: https://t.co/p8FTRZfE34Twitter launches new API for 3rd party developers. Too bad they kicked their developers out a decade ago. Will they… https://t.co/lABlAHO2rt
8/13
2020
Don’t mail ballots in. Drop at board of elections or a polling site. This is an inside tip from a postal worker. "C… https://t.co/HHh9Wm1p4L
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8/12
2020
@courtneynash OK, I’m pretty sure that’s this: https://t.co/dkkSn6cZB5 @courtneynash What are you looking for? Our videos are still up: https://t.co/LFjvoX72BOThe problem with complexity bloat is not just aesthetic—it prevents cool stuff from being made, creates a pointless… https://t.co/bW0WsZbJOV
Retweeted by Mike LoukidesMore CSS comics from @b0rk! https://t.co/Cycf5MjLt8Regex Explained (https://t.co/f9OHKUosYh) https://t.co/rJ7wU13lgk
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8/11
2020
This is hardly surprising… even without COVID, crowded stores are nasty. https://t.co/HUENzUyTILZeynep has been consistently right so many times during the past several months. This was in March https://t.co/biQ2ULI0aS
Retweeted by Mike LoukidesNice intro to big-O notation: https://t.co/rKsqB3pUDdGood interview with Chris Lattner about machine learning and compiler design: https://t.co/UeFXQn3y84
8/10
2020
@koehrsen_will I'd add _Ethics and Data Science_ by @mikeloukides, @hmason and @dpatil It's short but important.… https://t.co/liwazd3RD8
Retweeted by Mike Loukides“We Italians always saw America as a model,” said Massimo Franco, a columnist with daily Corriere della Sera. “But… https://t.co/OEovhuGtVq
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8/9
2020
@aallan What surprises me is that so few people seem to get this...Anyone surprised that wireless charging is hideously inefficient hasn't thought about the physics. Of course it's i… https://t.co/MZWoca2B3f
Retweeted by Mike LoukidesAgain police go around damaging property all the time, knocking down doors on the wrong houses, tearing people’s ho… https://t.co/uazjxPryMC
Retweeted by Mike LoukidesAlgorithmic test proctoring and oppression: the problem with face recognition isn’t just the police. https://t.co/rie1i01qCUKeep working towards strong foundation ;-) #unixpowertools @mikeloukides https://t.co/j31AyaWN1M
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8/7
2020
@MollyJongFast It's getting almost comically desperate... Tomorrow: "Biden is the Antichrist! He can hardly stay… https://t.co/gKxIrTvvPj
Retweeted by Mike Loukides @khart @dpatil @hrw @KenRoth Former U.S. Chief Data Scientist @dpatil on what states need to battle the pandemic:… https://t.co/KYHhGFjvpz
Retweeted by Mike Loukides @math_rachel @alphacolin I wondered how that could *possibly* be a standing desk, then I noticed that the side tabl… https://t.co/TlUT08TN8MHere's my advice for creating an ergonomic computer setup ON A BUDGET. It doesn't have to be as expensive as you th… https://t.co/k5vyzo64oJ
Retweeted by Mike Loukides @kenkousen @Xfinity Yeah, I don’t know. Possible (likely) something was damage when crews were clearing downed tree… https://t.co/jxxb3FwwFk @kenkousen @Xfinity Good luck with it. We have power. (Guilford is about 60% down—being close to a relatively new s… https://t.co/Gvy4ERqTg5Distributed systems patterns: Excellent series on @martinfowler’s Bliki: https://t.co/hfnTfZX8BMTerahertz technology on a chip? Well past 5G. https://t.co/Ihjxu8fl7A
8/6
2020
@jamesbritt Man, that’s ominous. Definitely mob-speak.Fawkes: an algorithm to distort photos to make face recognition difficult https://t.co/9CRbDdB2wz
8/4
2020
Yes, that’s what I expect. Just another part of a campaign strategy. https://t.co/B62qU1L9hFSociety-Centered Design: How socially centered design differs from individualistic design and the importance of loo… https://t.co/Ci1Ww36UoG
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8/3
2020
if anything we should be paying schools / teachers / families to stay closed / stay home (to reduce infection sprea… https://t.co/kNq5qJMKUq
Retweeted by Mike Loukidesno. GPT-3 fundamentally does not understand the world that it talks about. Increasing corpus further will allow it… https://t.co/DLTwvm9YIj
Retweeted by Mike Loukides @scottdavis99 @neal4d Seriously, I have the same problem. There’s something weird going on (like 2x4s not being 2” x 4”)Trump is banking on mail delays to help rig the election. Here's something that could make this worse. Many state… https://t.co/6BSboyyBlM
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8/2
2020
Look what came in the post today! Thanks ⁦⁦@dabit3⁩ 🙏 https://t.co/aVfCQsO7Ny
Retweeted by Mike LoukidesJared Kushner is more than incompetent – he’s complicit. He was willing to let Americans die in Democratic-led stat… https://t.co/q0hfCWWnQu
Retweeted by Mike LoukidesThe Trump Administration made a decision not to fight the pandemic because it was an "effective political strategy"… https://t.co/zVA4xYjcM2
Retweeted by Mike Loukides @spacehurricanes Not surprisingly, all my friends were on their list of “missing persons.” (I knew where a few of… https://t.co/NrBMWenvs1 @spacehurricanes High school? No way. (Actually had the police chat with the Board of Ed because they were spamming… https://t.co/w8YXqFyfEa
7/31
2020
@ritholtz @mathbabedotorg Don’t think this is a distraction. The plan all along has been to delegitimize the electi… https://t.co/gaNNmInuvMA toolkit for creating Model Cards: This is great news. Model cards (https://t.co/3EV2Xtdm0c) are a great step forw… https://t.co/40b8spV3knWe all knew it was coming to this. Make no mistake about it: Any announcement of a delay of the election will be a… https://t.co/dB56vmswsD
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7/30
2020
This plan is predicated on the idea that the people who WORK at stores are not people who deserve to be protected https://t.co/h9jPocyGbd
Retweeted by Mike LoukidesNothing to see here, just the US AG deploying secret police to urban centers in swing states to generate some viole… https://t.co/xQPOOhD7h7
Retweeted by Mike LoukidesI will never apologize for expressing my outrage as this corrupt administration takes no issue with armed right-win… https://t.co/GJerW5YkqY
Retweeted by Mike Loukides @cjpberry Yes, and I agree that there are lots of applications for AI in the food chain. We think more about agricu… https://t.co/s6OEizKRMnTechnology you need? AI app to grade sushi. https://t.co/vj6jDdC2APONE BIG PUSH: #SheGotItRight is at #4 in the country. Can you help us get 3,000 retweets on this in the next two ho… https://t.co/B1mQJbpj8P
Retweeted by Mike LoukidesOne reason the U.S. is suffering through a worse outbreak than any other rich country: The size and strength of rig… https://t.co/ngR2q7V5OL
Retweeted by Mike LoukidesWorth experimenting with: LinkedIn open-sources DeText, a framework for natural language processing tasks https://t.co/g2gRkJtkRQ
7/29
2020
@hmason @mattbrandwein OK, thanks! @hmason @mattbrandwein Congratulations! This sounds like a lot of fun. (BTW, the mailing list app is broken…) @markmadsen @Robincha Though I do suspect that “unions” are why progressives have been so slow to focus on police u… https://t.co/OowQwJJ042further proof that if you can't do it in awk, it don't need to be done. https://t.co/KZLTV8xrh4
Retweeted by Mike LoukidesThread: Today, NIST released a study on facial recognition of masked faces, finding face masks increased error rat… https://t.co/oxdW19sQfo
Retweeted by Mike LoukidesIndeed there is… https://t.co/TgeTOQWUmwBringing an AI Product to Market: the more experiments you can do, the more likely you are to build a product that… https://t.co/7CS17keIdt
Retweeted by Mike LoukidesAI, Protests, and Justice: new article on O’Reilly Radar. Putting AI on the side of justice: https://t.co/6Ni2lrvnw6
7/28
2020
I’d gladly go live in Europe. Except, as you point out, they’re not letting us in. https://t.co/Kz0faePdIJNext installment of the Redmonk Programming Language Rankings from @sogrady https://t.co/0ngiUha0CKThe CSS Comics: by @b0rk https://t.co/Ipx4veHQl9Technology we need: an Avocado Ripeness Detector: https://t.co/fsr1RlXlKMUsing the worst tool for the job: sometimes that’s the best choice: @JohnDCook https://t.co/ROhnbYCjGMThis is just to say that you have to eat the plums. For William Carlos Williams' sake. A video game https://t.co/setk3yfKcp
7/27
2020
This is an interesting idea: Slowly, a social network based on sending long messages with a delay proportional to d… https://t.co/G2FTQlA61E
7/26
2020
Is anyone surprised? Researchers find evidence of bias in facial expression data sets https://t.co/gfShnd4UXh
7/25
2020
From @bunniestudios: The point of open source is not to ritualistically compile our stuff from source. It’s the awa… https://t.co/sZxF43Qd3yNYT is starting the historical process of Hillary-ing her. https://t.co/UZmQWDKjPx
Retweeted by Mike Loukides @skdh Don’t think of it as neglect. You’re providing a natural playscape.The noise we didn’t make: Lockdown was the longest (relative) silence in recorded history: https://t.co/SdS4XJE86AWhat might encryption look like post-quantum computing? https://t.co/QudwJA1fEn
7/24
2020
WIsh there were more people who would appreciate the irony here. It’s amazing. Great article. https://t.co/dRA2OW6qw2Creative use of face detection to thwart face recognition. Also a good chance to inform people about the differenc… https://t.co/KwpkiwBXyg
Retweeted by Mike LoukidesThat is an interesting idea. Could RICO be used against police unions? Probably. Against the DHS? https://t.co/CKkTS21e90The numbers can go back up in the northeast if we don't keep distancing and wearing masks. How the virus behaves de… https://t.co/3iLhQn0Ta1
Retweeted by Mike LoukidesAmazon becoming the world’s biggest provider of Boxes Kids Can Play With? https://t.co/KEmCu3el6t
7/23
2020
Holy shit. The first aid tent is covered in a red liquid I’m told is all pepper spray. You’ll remember, famously,… https://t.co/hrPM57x7sc
Retweeted by Mike Loukides“The vast majority of censorship is self-censorship, but the vast majority of self-censorship is intentionally cult… https://t.co/6ck6StbfUt
Retweeted by Mike LoukidesI am so sick of hearing people suddenly so deeply concerned about the socialization of America’s schoolchildren. T… https://t.co/jQvUIoY3hY
Retweeted by Mike LoukidesDuBois is doing something else here also. He is questioning a definition of heroism that remains an issue today.Phy… https://t.co/xouPEdZpMh
Retweeted by Mike LoukidesUnemployment, the pandemic, and race: https://t.co/z84Awjl8HN
7/22
2020
Shoutout to @Data4BlackLives, @PartnershipAI, @AINowInstitute and many others highlighting bias in predictive polic… https://t.co/YnLmK8srwF
Retweeted by Mike LoukidesThe Daily Beast on local police unions colluding with federal law enforcement: police unions enable and conceal abu… https://t.co/NHEQGlQa2G
Retweeted by Mike LoukidesAI, Protests, and Justice: a new post on O’Reilly Radar. What can we do to turn the tables on face recognition? https://t.co/6Ni2lrvnw6Watch for the right to rally around "crime in the cities". It's Trump's pretext to assert armed Federal interventio… https://t.co/vNcTKGeoLs
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7/21
2020
I’d really like to know why @amazon recommends items to me that I’ve already bought from them. Recommendation engines aren’t *that* hard.At some point, being a better engineer requires an investment into being a better person.
Retweeted by Mike LoukidesIt’s not a win if this time next yr we have Juneteenth off; politicians are saying “Black Lives Matter;”Lift Every… https://t.co/TLshQbofhr
Retweeted by Mike LoukidesHospitals should release COVID data directly to their web sites to comply with HHS requirements: https://t.co/gflCGbMr3GJust weird, but makes sense; KFC wants to 3D print chicken nuggets https://t.co/ilVoqcgN1lThis is nasty: an attack against high speed chargers, potentially setting the device on fire https://t.co/BuNV4o9RbH
7/20
2020
CDC says the coronavirus pandemic could be under control in four to eight weeks if everyone wore a mask starting now https://t.co/qrJ9XqsidZ
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7/18
2020
@dakami Like what I said back in the early 90s: “everyone’s in a big football stadium, and they’re all standing on the seats, preaching."Is this peak irony? https://t.co/9dJT4nLXd7
Retweeted by Mike Loukideseyes on the prize👀 https://t.co/1uFuq0Owng
Retweeted by Mike Loukides“Usually when we see people in unmarked cars forcibly grab someone off the street, we call it kidnapping,” https://t.co/2eAdq1ee5I
Retweeted by Mike LoukidesOpenAI’s GPT-2 has been trained to generate images: https://t.co/8pOYVxKvSu
7/17
2020

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