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Rereading Lord of the Rings 10 years later, only to realize that the Ring is my smartphone. https://t.co/w2hkX6M6cR
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9/24
2018
Many orgs treat their hiring process like itโ€™s something added onto their already busy workload. If hiring is theโ€ฆ https://t.co/mQ2OVtZqFi
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9/23
2018
Racism is entirely at odds with the values of the Carphone Warehouse.
Retweeted by ๐–ข๐—๐—‹๐—‚๐—Œ ๐Ÿ—ฏ๏ธ @steveklabnik That's a fun game. :)
9/22
2018
Are you self-employed? Would you like to be? Have you been wondering how to earn a living doing what you love? Atโ€ฆ https://t.co/o9FhHaS5HQ
Retweeted by ๐–ข๐—๐—‹๐—‚๐—Œ ๐Ÿ—ฏ๏ธhttps://t.co/mmU4EPTZ4U What have they done to that poor toy horse?! @Rick_Lane @Jam_sponge Stock market trading was how you got massive amounts of money in the end game from the assasโ€ฆ https://t.co/7aSGKiYUmYI guarantee that the 'will of the people' would also include proper funding for NHS and Social Services, affordableโ€ฆ https://t.co/Vb4mgAeGj6
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9/21
2018
Amazon makes a major play to turn everything in your home smart. https://t.co/0peLW0FQnK
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Retweeted by ๐–ข๐—๐—‹๐—‚๐—Œ ๐Ÿ—ฏ๏ธToday: "Machine learning and artificial intelligence makes our service unique and personal" Tomorrow: "Human curatโ€ฆ https://t.co/nHAodlD1R6
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9/20
2018
https://t.co/IbnQy9v2Ku The overly emphatic 3โ€ฒ high signage highlighting just how British the milk is at Tesco's neโ€ฆ https://t.co/a3Xnxxq4keIt's #TalkLikeAPirateDay today, so expect a TORRENT of MAGNETic piracy puns."UK survey finds sharp decline in happiness of young women and girls" - when women speak, please listen. https://t.co/yXQH0EThKe
Retweeted by ๐–ข๐—๐—‹๐—‚๐—Œ ๐Ÿ—ฏ๏ธhttps://t.co/EEQVXHwL4w In theory I could get to work by bike in about 5 minutes if I did this. The only reason I dโ€ฆ https://t.co/aHVb82K2iE @EmmaWedekind Fine if they haven't updated their site in a while, but I'd ask them more questions about flexbox andโ€ฆ https://t.co/hYkXJSxyhw @ryanflorence I voted no because "It's what Apple does" isn't a good reason. However, detecting the user's OS and mโ€ฆ https://t.co/m9dDswzCoemood https://t.co/Fl2zvXsxAG
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9/19
2018
Ten cars, built-in Bond gadgets, and a license to thrill. https://t.co/W2hsHpIVWJ https://t.co/com6hhWL2y
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9/18
2018
@thespite I enjoy your loops, and I've learned a whole heap of things from reading the code. For every person likeโ€ฆ https://t.co/4zQhOGfy1b๐Ÿ“…Another fantastic #TechTalks lined up for this week! https://t.co/1UirlUaJj4
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Retweeted by ๐–ข๐—๐—‹๐—‚๐—Œ ๐Ÿ—ฏ๏ธPoor Katie Hopkins. Not sympathy, just an assessment of her finances now.
Retweeted by ๐–ข๐—๐—‹๐—‚๐—Œ ๐Ÿ—ฏ๏ธ @Jeni_Banks Your 'get in touch' link is broken. :)Getting more and more difficult not to conclude that a large percentage of the British are just dickheads https://t.co/jVkwKwf7bH
Retweeted by ๐–ข๐—๐—‹๐—‚๐—Œ ๐Ÿ—ฏ๏ธJokes are such a weird thing to exist... it's like the brain going "Ohoho, you fooled my branch predictor? I'll givโ€ฆ https://t.co/VFd313yJPU
Retweeted by ๐–ข๐—๐—‹๐—‚๐—Œ ๐Ÿ—ฏ๏ธ @mipsytipsy Especially true for teams that write public SDKs; Google's documentation has huge gaps where knowledgeโ€ฆ https://t.co/JUrfQyBQlzshhhhhhhh https://t.co/chsLRXODsV
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9/17
2018
How to force restart any iOS device with just CSS? ๐Ÿ’ฃ Source: https://t.co/Ib6dBDUOhn IF YOU WANT TO TRY (DONโ€™T BLโ€ฆ https://t.co/DOlrXfNxn0
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9/16
2018
Writing code is one of the most difficult of human endeavors. No one has mastered it. After seven decades we are stโ€ฆ https://t.co/Ipspm6ive3
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9/15
2018
Are you old enough to remember The Game? If you are, you just lost. https://t.co/9abp1qYwMIThe Walking Dead is just Gilmore Girls for straight men
Retweeted by ๐–ข๐—๐—‹๐—‚๐—Œ ๐Ÿ—ฏ๏ธI hate how we use titles in the tech industry. Iโ€™ve seen senior developers make rookie mistakes and Iโ€™ve seen junioโ€ฆ https://t.co/JDUvCFlqhC
Retweeted by ๐–ข๐—๐—‹๐—‚๐—Œ ๐Ÿ—ฏ๏ธNewton's third law of motion states that for every action there is a an equal and opposite reaction - for instance,โ€ฆ https://t.co/e7u8tuOgyQ
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9/14
2018
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Retweeted by ๐–ข๐—๐—‹๐—‚๐—Œ ๐Ÿ—ฏ๏ธ @armintalic @KomodoDigital https://t.co/nUsXM8aBXc @georgiaface I start ~a lot~ more books than I finish. :) @georgiaface Yep. I'm really enjoying it. :)A short story: I thought meeting a time-traveller would be cool until he described the money I showed him as "pre-war".
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Retweeted by ๐–ข๐—๐—‹๐—‚๐—Œ ๐Ÿ—ฏ๏ธWhoever made this is a genius. https://t.co/rCQX6LpO0e
Retweeted by ๐–ข๐—๐—‹๐—‚๐—Œ ๐Ÿ—ฏ๏ธ @nathanlawsn @notrab For example, if you go right back to the first iPhone, "browsing the real Web" was a new featuโ€ฆ https://t.co/zkbfT3TP8k @nathanlawsn @notrab When I think of features I think of things the user does rather than the tech that enables theโ€ฆ https://t.co/pCmILeaTR1
9/13
2018
screw these new iPhones and watches and whatnot, this pop-up light breakfast bar at the Steve Jobs Auditorium thatโ€ฆ https://t.co/T0bvQeVY6t
Retweeted by ๐–ข๐—๐—‹๐—‚๐—Œ ๐Ÿ—ฏ๏ธ @notrab "Faster" is just an incremental update. It's not a new feature. I was asking when was the last time a manufโ€ฆ https://t.co/IYTJURjpsu @englishbobsnr @JoyrexJ9 This makes me want a Skyrim game where the character has a box on his head and you have toโ€ฆ https://t.co/BWah6XEfct @notrab Tech isn't what the phone does; it's what enables the phone to do things. Logging in and nice photos in theโ€ฆ https://t.co/4MfQWA0qT8 @HippieDalek Elan Matsai. :)I made an AI watch 105 Tour de France races along with viewer numbers to make it simulate the most interesting Tourโ€ฆ https://t.co/PSAYH4NXo8
Retweeted by ๐–ข๐—๐—‹๐—‚๐—Œ ๐Ÿ—ฏ๏ธdo any of the new Apple gadgets fill the gaping void in your chest where there used to be feelings, or are we justโ€ฆ https://t.co/8KTLDz9zML
Retweeted by ๐–ข๐—๐—‹๐—‚๐—Œ ๐Ÿ—ฏ๏ธThings aren't going well for the character in the book I'm reading. https://t.co/txGPjegr60When was the last time Apple or Google released a phone that could do something their previous models couldn't do?Novelist who wrote about "How to Murder Your Husband" charged with murdering her husband https://t.co/XaY4p0119s
Retweeted by ๐–ข๐—๐—‹๐—‚๐—Œ ๐Ÿ—ฏ๏ธI'm still finding it to be a paradox that 500kb of JavaScrips is killing the web, but 100mb native apps are perfectโ€ฆ https://t.co/yHHr3xciyD
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9/12
2018
An empty chair for Bourdain https://t.co/JSfEpK3esd
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Retweeted by ๐–ข๐—๐—‹๐—‚๐—Œ ๐Ÿ—ฏ๏ธGreat to see a progressive and practical move towards using drone technology in #socialhousing from @OxfordCity Couโ€ฆ https://t.co/fv6I201nEc
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Retweeted by ๐–ข๐—๐—‹๐—‚๐—Œ ๐Ÿ—ฏ๏ธThis comic is over 80 years old and yet you don't have to change a thing about it. It's every bit as relevant todaโ€ฆ https://t.co/RrDk9vJ3Ki
Retweeted by ๐–ข๐—๐—‹๐—‚๐—Œ ๐Ÿ—ฏ๏ธ @tristanbailey In so far as everything web is mobile, yes. I do some React Native as well, but mostly just the Reaโ€ฆ https://t.co/FduKfeQTq1https://t.co/xPPRqZ2VJ2 Google have made a new product for developers that let's us upload and store a user's photoโ€ฆ https://t.co/YZqstzuT1v
9/11
2018
Axl Rose is increasingly looking like an uncooperative primary school receptionist. https://t.co/V400RkI9MF
Retweeted by ๐–ข๐—๐—‹๐—‚๐—Œ ๐Ÿ—ฏ๏ธMore large numbers fun: diameter of observable Universe ~46B light years. Age of Universe ~14B years => "Aspect ratโ€ฆ https://t.co/kuXQCZafDv
Retweeted by ๐–ข๐—๐—‹๐—‚๐—Œ ๐Ÿ—ฏ๏ธRT if you think ยฃ70,000 is a lot of money https://t.co/ryAlPuxtHH
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9/10
2018

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