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Data Governance & Privacy at @nytimes (views own) — Former @w3c, @w3ctag — Web, Science, Politics, Philosophy. (he/him/Ishmael)

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Joined Twitter 3/22/09


A fact I did not know before reporting on this: @MerriamWebster's "word of the year'' is not a subjective thing. I… https://t.co/90nJoOfZ4T
Retweeted by Robin BerjonCan we travel to the past? https://t.co/wIIzj18r4T "The Einstein equations allow solutions containing closed timeli… https://t.co/pbAu6oytvE
Retweeted by Robin Berjon @sivavaid I often feel that way at the end of the day. @JulesPolonetsky @hofftechpolicy It's the easier part to assess in a way.An excellent mood to end the year with. Damn. https://t.co/GT5FEJzoeD
12/11
2019
@doriantaylor Leave the goats out of this, man.My day job be like: https://t.co/qoFg9Pum4RGoogle security team is amazing, when they use their formidable abilities to defend users rather than the status qu… https://t.co/CQDUCKdQMqNYT looking for a writer to exclusively cover sleeping. https://t.co/Oq9dgWoEUO
Retweeted by Robin Berjon @kovnot @hartzog Yes, we need to know.Here's the accurate headline to match the story going around about Warren making $1.9 million over a period of 30 y… https://t.co/fGHSK9xdZ1
Retweeted by Robin BerjonLouis Napoleon: I hereby declare the Second French Empire Karl Marx: OK Brumaire
Retweeted by Robin Berjon @LinguaCelta Merci!
12/10
2019
@fatemehx2 Thank you 🤗Finally. A smart piece on the real impact of Apple leading industry on privacy and why new laws may force Google to… https://t.co/tl8dKgGD2a
Retweeted by Robin Berjon @versac Both next to the urinals *and* in the stalls — it’s very convenient! Though maybe it says something about meeting culture… @1312Sam Well, let's just say that I'm glad the DIGgie Academy valued it more than you seem to! https://t.co/q6ie5HeUEA @1312Sam That's all? That hurts, Sam. This actually won a prize, it carried a DIGgie! @ndw Between meetings, you need the break, where do you store your laptop? @GLadvie Rejeton, rejeton, j'ai fait ça en 2018 quand même! @ArtDecider @benlikestocode Yay! @lisahmacpherson @nytimes I generally don't, but if you're going from meeting to meeting and need a bathroom break… https://t.co/Q3wOcJAAhy @StefaniCrabtree Thank you, thank you 🤗Since everyone is losing it over a banana taped to a wall, I thought I might share a creation of my own. A while b… https://t.co/7fWmUZlBmPThe onslaught of sexual harassment on platforms like early Twitter (and later twitter for people of notability),… https://t.co/1k76cRblYD
Retweeted by Robin Berjon @LAM_Barrett It also makes me want to try out hair styles.
12/9
2019
I'm very glad to hear that @KatieHill4CA will keep on fighting. https://t.co/WeSd2KnLQX
12/8
2019
Dear Space Geeks of the world, when are you guys going to stop concerning yourselves with Mars and warp drives and… https://t.co/xtlnpE2bDg
Retweeted by Robin BerjonIn the 5th grade I was named "class leader". The teacher said it was my job to tell the kids not to yell when she w… https://t.co/XbSyDtBMGj
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12/7
2019
This video is amazing. Remember the whenever someone tells you privacy is about "transparency, choice, and control"… https://t.co/amZ8oBdtSqSo this is something I’ve been working on: https://t.co/gyqm1XhnDb It’s purely for knowledge transfer, no other a… https://t.co/HKUaytzJuA
Retweeted by Robin Berjon @yoavweiss @othermaciej @ehsanakhgari @jyasskin I’d like browsers to keep it that way rather than compete with nati… https://t.co/Ysi8TkZIur @yoavweiss @othermaciej @ehsanakhgari @jyasskin It’s not that installed Web apps should be inferior, it’s that apps… https://t.co/9B6dUmi1dh @yoavweiss @othermaciej @ehsanakhgari @jyasskin It worries me to read “we could enable some gating in the future if… https://t.co/kY1JrmmHhQ
12/6
2019
@JulesPolonetsky CI Symposium! @thezedwards @hulu_support @MaxGendler Ah, so they wouldn't want to share their audience to Facebook. A bit late bu… https://t.co/EC4MPkPZnt @SenJohnKennedy’s Top Ten Films of All Time #7: John Wick - The ultimate story of betrayal, as insane animal righ… https://t.co/4PQiqiwwu2
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12/5
2019
@danielwithmusic @hulu_support @MaxGendler That’s an interesting point! It feels a little radical but it could be true.Does anyone know why @hulu_support is ditching Facebook Login? (via @MaxGendler) https://t.co/j3kVGXodFiThis is the only privacy thread you need to read this week. https://t.co/J4Wa9c5LHrI will now take this moment to note that anyone fervently assuring you that they absolutely support a privacy law f… https://t.co/lHSyW2wQNw
Retweeted by Robin Berjon @ericlaw @marionpdaly @johnwilander Well, if you mean that no brutal murdering is involved then that's true, but th… https://t.co/7HPzjw8MX2 @Digiday looks at how The Times is working to increase the effectiveness of its marketing campaigns while decreasin… https://t.co/o1mACK5DA1Judith Butler has empowered me to start emailing every journalist who misuses the word "nihilism"... https://t.co/gF5DASkhGr
Retweeted by Robin BerjonOne chilling thing about Mark Zuckerberg that goes underdiscussed is that he's worth $73.7 billion and still volunt… https://t.co/K1dDj73ttC
Retweeted by Robin BerjonImportant read for all of us in CS: "Projects that purport to enhance social good without a reflexive engagement wi… https://t.co/LXMYRnXgAG
Retweeted by Robin Berjonwe desperately need the entirety of the mathematics section of wikipedia to be rewritten by people who have degrees… https://t.co/TldFyTUDiY
Retweeted by Robin BerjonWho needs @PeteButtigieg when McKinsey is already running current policy? https://t.co/uDZWQ8jTx7As we know, "France" as a modern "Nation-State" was forged by fusing together a lot of previously distinct ethno-li… https://t.co/StSXcrwtXM
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12/4
2019
@edasfr @jwajsberg Oui oui, je n’indiquais pas que tu préférais une option ou l’autre, juste que ça fait partie de… https://t.co/UzGzLRkyKB @edasfr @jwajsberg Aussi, souvent, un coach ça se paie alors qu’un mentor c’est bénévole. @gchampeau @edasfr Et la mensurations, ça pourrait être qualifié de données biométriques et/ou de santé — on est en… https://t.co/KlE6l0PB9qIs self-trolling a thing? Because if it isn’t @Conservatives should totally get credit for inventing it. https://t.co/mOX4exVYjPWe are extremely excited to announce that the 3rd Symposium on Applications of Contextual Integrity will take place… https://t.co/rDI2CQELIj
Retweeted by Robin BerjonAn excellent, if depressing, post from @matthewstoller: "Did Economists Stop Congress From Ending Prison Rape?" https://t.co/Y0SHb9XXXw @julia_edna @AmeliasBrain Merci! @oliviasolon @OpenRent Bad householding from eg. Acxiom?
12/3
2019
This @Annaleen piece was a good read and they spoke to all kinds of great people. I disagree on some details, but t… https://t.co/DZCJ63A9SLQ: Why doesn’t golang have union types? A: Google is anti-union
Retweeted by Robin Berjon @YaelEisenstat @Twitter I would hope the latter, but we shouldn't underestimate the reach of Big Scent.
12/1
2019
@YaelEisenstat @Twitter They are so many kinds of wrong. Sometimes Twitter shuts down batches of accounts. You mig… https://t.co/IsnvMbwAyPThis is worse than anything Ukraine could’ve found https://t.co/8W4v8vhXCK
Retweeted by Robin Berjon @erikphoel Philosophy of science, though a number of other academic disciplines beckon. Mental health at the time a… https://t.co/QWG1tizwmg @AmeliasBrain I found out: it's La Fée des Dents! @pdolanjski @othermaciej I've been told to bug Alan Toner but I haven't heard back. @othermaciej I've been trying to get more details on the study, notably methodology. If you know anything...
11/30
2019
@genevievepetit Oui, Sidewalk ça craint! J'aurais adoré mais je ne peux vraiment pas voyager là. Embrasse JC de ma part!And you thought you were having a bad hair day... https://t.co/KuEmqUUxVF @humphd @ehsanakhgari There's a few things that can be measured. Number of trackers but differentiated by controlle… https://t.co/qkneAbYy3g
11/29
2019
You can always find the best people on a holiday in the kitchen. Assholes don’t do dishes, you can take that to the bank.
Retweeted by Robin BerjonGreat to see a new browser engine being developed https://t.co/pGgRLdijlk
Retweeted by Robin Berjon @koalie @marcosc That gets you added to two lists. @jaffathecake @qikipedia DAMN LIES! https://t.co/anBUyLCvTP @adamheimlich See, I told you you were a troll. If you ever did your homework on anything you'd know just how laugh… https://t.co/wRsWAHNuof @jirkakosek @aljopainter I didn't say it didn't have shortcomings! But you can have a format that totally sucks and… https://t.co/60jxdDjud2 @wayneblodwell @larakiara At the browser level, it's enforceable. I'm with you on the Google issue but keeping adte… https://t.co/9R5OQpYhTJ @wayneblodwell @larakiara But how would you enforce that allowlist? If it's yet another IAB pinky promise it can't… https://t.co/emBomI1rsv @aljopainter JSON has pretty damn good interop. @adamheimlich @jason_kint Nothing bold there. What is incomprehensible is not the tech, it's that someone would und… https://t.co/cvHrwdh6Pq @adamheimlich @jason_kint I'm not hostile, you're arrogant bordering on trolling and I'm just treating you as such.… https://t.co/NIXDT3CmpP @jennifercobbe @wicg_ Indeed, indeed, I'm just cautious because a lot of us in standards once thought standards wer… https://t.co/G0YrybnX8b @robinberjon Meanwhile, users of @brave browser are complaining they are not seeing enough of the opt-in and non-tr… https://t.co/9DU4Jb7PKD
Retweeted by Robin Berjon @prushforth That would rock! @jennifercobbe Much agreed, though it is insufficient on its own. It's subject to regulatory capture (see claims ma… https://t.co/nkXKnkd63R @adamheimlich @jason_kint In taking about profiling by malicious actors, you respond with... database telemarketing… https://t.co/d0R4gRfkvj @jennifercobbe @bhaggart I'm a standards nerd so I don't find that hard to believe 😁One important prong of fixing the monopolistic Internet is that, especially if we don't want a break up to only be… https://t.co/6r7ohYBL3T
11/28
2019
@adamheimlich @jason_kint I can grasp the analogy. It's just not analogous to the real world. @bhaggart @jennifercobbe Is it available? @sandhawke @jennifercobbe That's not necessarily true. There is precedent for trust busting to create far more prof… https://t.co/AionLbpLALHow people still get excited about their jobs in some startup in 2019 is beyond me. The planet is dying and will ta… https://t.co/4AD2EcoHVI
Retweeted by Robin BerjonHey Web tech friends! I think you might benefit from a clearer understanding of just how crazy things have become w… https://t.co/FoGP2aeICTThis is particularly egregious example but the whole thread is great: there is clear evidence of systematic cheatin… https://t.co/UM8ZxrEf7C @adamheimlich @jason_kint That's a terrible comparison. Your phone number cannot be used by malicious actors to pro… https://t.co/sJcQ4UdetL @keithfrankish @LogicalAnalysis There's a gaming arcade called Le Poêle in which tout can battle a Malin Génie.Great answers in the thread! https://t.co/7xGlZRL348 @keithfrankish @LogicalAnalysis The Veil of Ignorance lottery is quite popular. @podopie You're wrong, Ed. @jshomaker @larakiara But none of this requires an id. @podopie Mutexes!
11/27
2019

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