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Laurie Voss @seldo San Francisco, CA

Currently taking a break. Previously co-founder @npmjs, started https://t.co/r7YVkmM4mv. He/him. 🏳️‍🌈🇹🇹🇬🇧🇺🇸

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Joined Twitter 11/22/06


@brianloveswords @izs I just wish I could get into this level of strategy consulting.He's not letting the fame go to his head. https://t.co/ywBEgWA2gr @KeziyahL Have you tried OKCupid? It's mostly nerds so I always had better luck there.TIL the movie 9 to 5 was originally written by Jane Fonda as a drama specifically to make points about labor and fe… https://t.co/fyzNR4BCbp @BeauLaBelle Honestly it didn't occur to me anyone would suggest that given my long history of complaining about it @KeziyahL Your dating strategies and mine are very similar. (My fiancé was the one to message me first) @BeauLaBelle LET ME TELL YOU WHY THAT'S A BAD IDEAGuff: now on TikTok. https://t.co/GjINqaiZZ8
Retweeted by Laurie VossIf you want to refer to someone you know only from Twitter and they don't have pronouns in their bio, do you *personally* @adhall_msft @rmondello What he said. @trott Joseph Goebbels is next, apparently I am doing a run of monsters. @kwyntastic That's like my whole career @anildash @gruber Perhaps even multiple blogs post. @SunOfSeldo I used to schedule the tweets using a Rube Goldberg machine of IFTTT and Tumblr, but they are both real… https://t.co/rmUyBE6U9i @foxxtrot Speaking of: https://t.co/rekm9Y5nVgWIP: I am making an app to make it easier to write and schedule tweets for @sunofseldo, and maybe make it possible… https://t.co/s1kl1ImTlbIt is important to note that these images are actual slides from a presentation given *by SoftBank*, not made up to make fun of SoftBank. @emmiepie Why would you *ever* feel self-conscious about lacking an MBA, it just means you never had $100k and no i… https://t.co/CqHn5ByLte @MatthewStanciu Did it make a sound? @NelsonMRosario Permanent mood.
11/12
2019
@lawnsea (I understood in context) @cullend He would light them for photos and special occasions but usually didn't.So that's Curtis LeMay, an absolute nightmare of a human being who killed up to half a million people and then near… https://t.co/YuYeCcz8K3LeMay capped off his career of atrocities and nuclear brinksmanship by running for VP with openly racist segregatio… https://t.co/aXIpY6ePEVSo the true story of nuclear weapons is not that Mutually Assured Destruction and calmer heads on both sides of the… https://t.co/VQJTIhocJNAt the height of the Cuban Missile Crisis, instead of turning the planes around, LeMay deliberately flew the planes… https://t.co/ncHW26HrmhIn the 50s LeMay's bombers were always in the air with nuclear weapons at all times, because he believed if the USS… https://t.co/5AR5kYnf8JDuring the Cuban Missile Crisis, LeMay got even more aggressive. He thought JFK's deal was a surrender, and told th… https://t.co/i7YiULw5KDWhat was actually happening was the soviets *could* see the planes and had no idea if they were spy planes or nucle… https://t.co/ZaWtubWX7bIn the mid-1950s, LeMay ran surveying flights over the USSR to map where they would drop bombs in the event of war.… https://t.co/jhJlkHWOkSThe result was that the effective control of the weapons was given to LeMay and he could have launched them any tim… https://t.co/gx1zPwv44jIt's worth noting that (since Truman) use of nuclear weapons was technically always the decision of the president.… https://t.co/uIKVGU94VqLeMay famously never saw any difference between using conventional and nuclear weapons. He believed that if you hav… https://t.co/6QpSmaEGZPIt's important to note that at the time there was no general disapproval of LeMay's actions. Both military chiefs a… https://t.co/Yq8IcpDquVThe Pentagon never said "fire bomb Tokyo", they just said "bomb Tokyo", delivered tons of incendiary weapons, and l… https://t.co/ZSqzjwD06mThe military knew from Dresden and other war crimes in Germany that you could halt production by burning an entire… https://t.co/LPfYRXip3XHis worst war crime was the fire bombing of Tokyo. Bombing Japan had until this point been ineffective because war… https://t.co/2Zm94YVIE2LeMay had a shocking but clear doctrine: if a country goes to war, it should commit totally to winning that war as… https://t.co/dJmxxrjUufThis changed bombing raids from totally useless and expensive to even more expensive but extremely effective, and c… https://t.co/vBJBKPafTGThe first time he tried this strategy everyone was so certain that it would result in every single bomber being sho… https://t.co/CEN3y6UFetNobody had ever tried flying in a straight line before because when you do you're a sitting duck for anti-aircraft… https://t.co/aVKIVR3F8xLike Napoleon, LeMay invented a brand new form of warfare and was so much better at it than his contemporaries that… https://t.co/t1n13xhCDgWhen LeMay came to the air force they sucked at bombing. Their primary goal was to avoid getting shot down, and the… https://t.co/YtAfOSkRZGEvery photo of LeMay is the same: scowling, nearly always with a cigar in his mouth. The reason for both is practic… https://t.co/fEsXmVzAbqLeMay was born in 1906, 3 years after the first flight at Kitty Hawk, and so came of age at the same time as the co… https://t.co/pZfxEGfggzIf you've ever seen the movie Doctor Strangelove, General Jack D Ripper is an almost 100% accurate depiction of LeM… https://t.co/IoRYMPxgVWMy latest historical bio is Curtis LeMay, Air Force General and head of the air force under both JFK and LBJ. He wa… https://t.co/9UZIKHRH5R @saysjessbess I mean, as long as you pay I guess @lauraolin A job initially, decided to stay because of the weather, further cemented by a family. @hcatlin I guess you'll learn something from this thread!Well, 73% of you would subscribe to "some kind of newsletter" without further details which is a lot more than I im… https://t.co/hE66nKrATP @anildash It's funny that the two don't necessarily contradict each other. Schumer is describing a tall, committed racist and so is Omar. @kerrizor I guess the question is whether anything I have ever written regardless of topic is of a quality you would pay for. @davidbailey00 Let they who has never made a deck with such a graph cast the first stone @sailoremo I will see if anybody is willing to pay for anything, which I doubt, and then see what the people who pay want.If I wrote a newsletter, how much would you pay for it per month?Comically related: https://t.co/2AiEb5Z5JOThis excerpt from Money Stuff today on how SoftBank plans to turn around WeWork is 100% pure gold, delicately worke… https://t.co/Lfx3DB0SKc @JackAubrey3 I cannot imagine anyone paying for them, I'm amazed I don't have to pay you to read them.When I talk about React having a gravity well this is the kind of thing I mean. https://t.co/KMVfgq6SDe @nvcexploder Excellent retro wet floor effectFacebook's decision not to fact check political ads should be considered in the context that they support the Republican Party.Facebook is run by republicans. https://t.co/jwgK9Ogr4Z @duretti https://t.co/NDvTQa1emx @brianloveswords @sangster He thinks your vibe is "cartoon villain"I finished the Curtis LeMay bio. Should I do a summary thread? @rakshesha Especially at 9am!Guff: now on TikTok. https://t.co/GjINqaiZZ8 @esaagar Woohoo! I'm glad I voted for him. 🎉Do these people not get media training or did they workshop the answer "well, everybody commits murder sometimes, a… https://t.co/mRM6OOOopl"Your tweet has reached 100 likes. Please wait, an out of context weirdo will be assigned to you shortly."
Retweeted by Laurie Voss @hjharnis It's the V in Malevolent World-Striding Colossus @JonErlichman I will literally never be able to afford a garage. @mspowahs Graceland by Paul Simon. @titanve @Marques_L_J MacOS. @little_bret In a browser! @Marques_L_J I am not sure. I believe VSCode was trying to integrate into the debug logs somehow? So when it crashe… https://t.co/gj90Xc7e14I just built a React app that crashed so hard my whole computer rebooted AMA.(In the style of The Beach Boys) 🎵 You're giving me good citations 🎵 Your paper has all notations 🎵 You're finding… https://t.co/G3ZJOD0SZR @acdlite I walked right into that one. @acdlite Andrew you are definitely a millennial. @cszhu I died at "It's 2007. You're 10 years old"
11/11
2019
@goldman "I'm 2'3", weigh 37 pounds, and as far as you know there's two of me"Where does the dog and and the blanket begin? https://t.co/DKHpZyQaIh @TechWriterNinja @DJDynamicNC It's a short story. The whole thing takes place on board a ship. Humans are interroga… https://t.co/UGkbtxbPs6 @animusmachina I love that thread! It is similar to the story but not the story. I imagine a lot of people have had this idea. @TechWriterNinja @DJDynamicNC Jesus, no, it's not that one, this story is a short story and much much older. @DJDynamicNC I am racking my brains trying to remember. I don't remember the author or title so I am googling for s… https://t.co/BS0WaBdUl1 @jessica_schalz Also: eat more deer.And the interrogation is interrupted because one of the aliens is small and cute and a human absent mindedly starts… https://t.co/sAHwibd2z2"So they do work for you. They are slaves?" "Well, sometimes they work, but they're pets." "You use them as a food… https://t.co/tLiXziFjnU @roach Parenting!This reminds of that science fiction story where humans are part of a galactic society and the thing that makes us… https://t.co/XGMzNV3cSG @chimeracoder This tweet was an emotional rollercoaster.Ok last Chesa tweet for a bit. It’s telling that the white dudes throwing a tantrum about his win don’t mention:… https://t.co/etxkDE69K2
Retweeted by Laurie Voss @zackkrida I think Sanders is great on tone, but I don't think he will get the job done if elected. Warren's record… https://t.co/9wapc9FIoE @glompix No but people sure seem to be taking it that way! @zackkrida ? @adambroach It's a 35 hour week, yes. It used to be standard.Yes Mac, him doing it all the time is the problem. https://t.co/DJFEjcHlEh
11/10
2019

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