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Nick Hammes @nfhammes Northern California

@MNGOFIRST alum, Googler, @FIRSTweets MC/GA, mentor, @UMNews Grad, Extrovert and (probably) not a brain in a vat. Obviously, comments are my own.

2,339 Following   1,379 Followers   10,239 Tweets

Joined Twitter 1/5/08


@zak_lmao I'm picturing a wolf in a tan shirt and neckerchief, whittling a pinewood derby car out of balsa wood, an… https://t.co/gjrjG2eqcq
7/7
2020
@smalls_7_ Wait. Your washing machine plays a jingle? Can I see?
7/4
2020
@jacibrunning If you only broke 5 drivers, did you really even do a system update?
7/1
2020
@zak_lmao I firmly believe everyone should strive to be an interrobang @Devynnjcr If you do, you should take a video or stream it or something. For uh, documentation purposes.. @Devynnjcr A face mask is the worst kind of coffee filter I can imagine
6/26
2020
@ASnarkyCatLady I don't suppose you can host casually offer to host on your zoom/whatever account? A month of subsc… https://t.co/f1N0VXjulL
6/25
2020
@zCroninHurley I, for one, cannot wait for the next season of The Great British Existential Crisis-Off
6/22
2020
@zCroninHurley PEMDAS is a great rule of thumb for adding perentheses. If you need to summon the acronym to mind to… https://t.co/PX2YxKnMUU
6/17
2020
@ASnarkyCatLady I support your choice of late night memes. Column what you will, but they really stand the test of… https://t.co/l34yJeuRrT
6/13
2020
@zak_lmao Whereas 8 hours is about how long the hand-holdkng cutscenes feel like they go on
6/5
2020
@Jenna_Foertsch Like the cricket in Pinocchio
5/28
2020
@jaredfmiles @_ellgreen Then after that, you've got all of The Good Wife to see. Then The Good Fight to get caught up on.
5/24
2020
@Jenna_Foertsch @peta Unless their PR strategy is to shift the overton window on animal rights issues, by painting… https://t.co/PewpZZQtoj
5/22
2020
@pinnateleif As long as you don't mix them up with Tom Bombadil, it's all good
5/20
2020
Video chat etiquette reminder: not wearing headphones, while fine for you, is aurally inconsiderate to your convers… https://t.co/d74mHnMt6D
Retweeted by Nick Hammes @zak_lmao Go to heaven for the climate, Camp Pence for the company?
5/16
2020
@cadandcookies When you made a design decision a long time ago, and actually get to be the future-you who reaps the… https://t.co/bjh5UoiyVN
5/15
2020
@Deepwaters99 No, no the glass is half full. Your life right now is a coming of age road movie, with the right mix… https://t.co/3Jj8ZbID20
4/28
2020
@natalieeelaneee As do attendees of amateur rap battles
4/23
2020
@zak_lmao It is with a heavy heart I inform you this condition is quite common
4/15
2020
@ASnarkyCatLady He was my 2nd-last choice (hey, at least he isn't Bloomberg) but if there's one thing his positions… https://t.co/uyvPHPprWH
4/14
2020
Give a @FIRSTweets team adversity, and they'll find a clever technical solution to it... Today, I and many others… https://t.co/vkxFz1O2wz
4/13
2020
My local shop is limiting the amount of flour you can buy, but it's four billion bags per customer, which is actual… https://t.co/WYDL2r3A0V
Retweeted by Nick Hammes @zak_lmao Don't bite the coronavirus Zak.
4/11
2020
@pinnateleif Maybe they're not okay. Have you considered calling them to check in, see how they're holding up?
4/10
2020
@ASnarkyCatLady Tarantulas are worth 8000 Bells each! And wasps 2500. You landed on a gold mine!
4/6
2020
@CamillaPanda "I don't know where it's coming from, and I don't care where it goes, just please stop playing Cotton Eyed Joe"
3/30
2020
@Leap299 I can't decide if his voice or his word choice fit this better
3/23
2020
@ASnarkyCatLady Now you just need to figure out how to use it later...
3/22
2020
@pinnateleif Animal Crossing New Leaf, man
3/15
2020
@ASnarkyCatLady I came into work at 8:45 once, and a coworker asked if I was feeling alright, or if there was something wrong.
3/13
2020
Schools close, Tom Hanks, trouble in the big banks, no vaccine, quarantine, no more toilet paper seen. Travel ban,… https://t.co/6nFSX3hFdZ
Retweeted by Nick HammesI know this wasn't an easy decision. I suspected it was coming, and I'm greatly disappointed like they are too. Tha… https://t.co/Ha1TFtx1y1Lots of science-y folks are posting this graph. But if there is one thing I have learned from being on the internet… https://t.co/0TcX8oFIC4
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3/12
2020
@klardotsh @synth3tk I suspect a good chunk of event cancellation could be absorbed by waitlisting into champs. It'… https://t.co/3XANxhI006
3/10
2020
@zak_lmao Consider that like a silent rebellion, and this reply the non-silent part
3/7
2020
@FRC_Natalie @LeapsAndBowns @aaronschmitz Oh no! That's actually a terrible feeling. Watching a few events is still… https://t.co/6gCzbK3WGj @cp @FRC_Natalie @LeapsAndBowns @aaronschmitz I was gonna say the regional I'm emceeing across town in El Segundo,… https://t.co/BFW2xYyyQk @Robowranglers @GreenvilleISD @innovationfirst @L3HarrisTech #AllBlackEverythingExceptTheWheel @FRC_Natalie I mean, I stayed home last week and saw some great event with @LeapsAndBowns and @aaronschmitz there..… https://t.co/kddMHrFbvR
3/5
2020
@addzie22 Your solution was so good they had to ban it going forward? That sounds distinctly unlike "bad at physics"
2/29
2020
@addzie22 Is that because: a) multiple-choice questions are designed to encourage wrong answers b) you've seen too… https://t.co/3Fwdl75UykWhile some people were preparing for week 1 events, I got to show @LadyLogistics around @Google! Always great to se… https://t.co/tkUQe7jvXa
2/28
2020
@StruckByTheBell @libbyk @jonclarkpond @TAWexler Also, the lights on the wall are blue, but that's clearly a red ca… https://t.co/98yCa504BA
2/25
2020
@zCroninHurley I had about that many when I had to get up earlier.. Now I'm down to ~3 most days. I honestly don't… https://t.co/LKbA4jetvg @zCroninHurley Is it setting huge numbers of alarms and notifications on your phone so you actually remember things? Because same.
2/18
2020
@Devynnjcr To be fair. If you became a pizza, being near a robotics team during build season would be an existential threat.
2/13
2020
@ASnarkyCatLady So.. personhood is super messy, pretty much. But that does sound like a cool game... I'll have to look into it @ASnarkyCatLady If you don't accept that a mechanized individual with a brain scan is in fact a person, what about… https://t.co/WZsyL4ZUbm @zCroninHurley Smile harder. Your eyes will follow your mouth's lead. @klardotsh I mean, you can still do that. Do a daily rsync of the database to a different server, in case someone f… https://t.co/TYWOkB5jxx
2/11
2020
@ASnarkyCatLady I haven't played it... but can you really *kill* a corpse?
2/8
2020
@ALCMathGeek I know a few teams locally who go with @ABMACHINES because their button makers are robust, and the mat… https://t.co/WwtvDnPr9F
2/6
2020
@pinnateleif So if you use one of these ¡ we should worry?
2/1
2020
@pinnateleif At the risk of taking two entomological steps backwards, isn't that the job of the word "emo"?
1/31
2020
@Devynnjcr Planning around a few times of day, especially if someone can bring them around to volunteers, tends to… https://t.co/x3w6Iagyui @Devynnjcr There's a lot of strategies, but get the things people may expect (muffins for breakfast, apples or oran… https://t.co/9hDfbBFHWk
1/25
2020
@StruckByTheBell Skin it like GATool, so you not only have plausible deniability, but a very solid cover story too. @CamillaPanda @mlong603 @FTCTeams I'm judge advising @FTCTeams for (I think?) the third time tomorrow, and it's a b… https://t.co/ZQb5fYPTQe
1/19
2020
Today is the start of my tenth #omgrobots season, the introduction of a very exciting game, and the occasion of the… https://t.co/eJHuJQvjSJ @passbybutterfly I don't even have a current Arch install, but when I want to know how something on my Linux boxes… https://t.co/se4YOFeZn0
1/4
2019
So this Christmas I got a box of smart plugs and a salt lamp. I think I did exactly what people would expect me to… https://t.co/JjxN1MvEtR
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12/27
2019
@Jenna_Foertsch Viewed from a certain perspective, downtime is an investment of today's potential productivity to m… https://t.co/0W4QLG3hvV @Vlad_is_Fox You've gotta think big; see the whole pie, not just the toppings @Vlad_is_Fox Three pizzas worth per day
12/26
2019
I'm at the airport on my way back to Minnesota is the G terminal, and from the announcements, they're missing a lot… https://t.co/sJUlC7ehSQ
12/22
2019
@cadandcookies Or, is misclassifying bops and bangers your jam? @Vlad_is_Fox They should just do what I do, and go home for like a week every winter. You get your fill, and then a little bit. It's great.
12/13
2019
@klardotsh My actual literal official title at work is "Bit Janitor" based on this exact analogy
12/12
2019
@jellicents If you're in Sydney, I can give you some pointers! Don't know Perth, which I assume is the place on the opposite side @jellicents Do it do it do it. Australia is wonderful! Just don't spend all of your time in the city. @Devynnjcr Keeping it warm for two hours is part of the challenge... I can think of a few methods that only require… https://t.co/cZT90aZCYV @Devynnjcr Just a burrito? If you really want to blow their minds, pull out a whole Costco pizza from your pocket.
12/11
2019
@passbybutterfly @pinnateleif You could even get really crazy, and use the boundaries to form the actual characters… https://t.co/1V175pgOrz
12/5
2019
@passbybutterfly @pinnateleif Make sure you have text aligned to the edge of all the bleeds, oversaturate the polka… https://t.co/sS8ZHfg3WL @addzie22 I'm glad you have such Gouda priorities @pinnateleif Bad kerning, ultra-low contrast, Papyrus, the world's your oyster! @lnofs_ Well I really hope it gets some use outside of the Christmas Season. That's the kind of rule that exists most to be broken sometimes
12/4
2019
@lnofs_ Implying you let that stop you in the first place @Devynnjcr @EatLiquidGold Sure, but that just means when it's over, you have more cheese. That is a wonderful failure mode.
11/28
2019
@lib_wit A girl calling you dork isn't necessarily an insult. It can easily be a sincere complement. That, or I sho… https://t.co/SsplrDbKE4
11/5
2019
Dr. Woodie Flowers pushed experimental learning by showing engineers how to solve problems with their hands, rather… https://t.co/T3g8O8fKrM
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11/3
2019
@TeaThomas13 I think you're just supposed to shout "BILL! BILL! BILL!" until you find him @CarKnobz There's nothing stopping you buying it, and turning your house into shelving unit heaven. @CarKnobz "why is every wall of your house lined in shelving?" "it's a reminder to always consider units when ordering things"
10/25
2019
The FTC volunteer trainings new home is neat, being visible to VCs is especially huge. The GP video is great the fi… https://t.co/zcpTzEqhMM
10/19
2019
@zak_lmao I really hope this is your subtle way of announcing your Jeff Goldblum Halloween costume. @addzie22 Yes, but they require 3-5 years of experience
10/18
2019
@Jenna_Foertsch @RocketLeague @RocketLab If you just talked about @KerbalSpaceP instead, you wouldn't have that particular issue @TeaThomas13 Which facility? Jealous.
10/15
2019
@LeapsAndBowns The kind who gets a Woodie trophy?
10/9
2019
@DRSSRobotics @FTC_Indiana @FTCTeams It's just like a bike helmet; you don't get them for common events, you get th… https://t.co/msr5Ji2Sk9
10/7
2019
Safety glasses don't matter until they really really do... today at CalGames, we had a robot tumble out of the hand… https://t.co/Jpca0VEqS8Concept: a new Discovery channel event, Snark Week. Including quality content like Sir David Attenborough documenta… https://t.co/rXsYRyWuOX
10/6
2019
@addzie22 It sounds like you're trying to ask what someone was thinking before asking whether or not they were thinking...
9/30
2019
@addzie22 Just hope something similar doesn't happen with a different chemistry lab and Imagine Dragons' Radioactive.
9/25
2019
@andymarkinc I appreciate the finer details. I'm not sure whether the third one was an intentional reference to goa… https://t.co/5JuXmHrCjTCan I just say. The drawing for the @andymarkinc goat makes me so happy. https://t.co/tlX8xyEeBk
9/24
2019
@Sophsonary The same age when you stop adulting, and become a real adult
9/18
2019

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