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Sparkly ops fairy, mercenary infrastructure sorceress. Paranoid, wee bit mental. Relentless doubter of everything. She/her.

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Joined Twitter 6/18/09


Call me when Twitter actually shows signs of being willing to address the damage it has done in the past decade. https://t.co/8VmAxjDfAqOh, and before you go all "Well, actually, this is a BLACK engineer at Twitter"; who do you think signed off on him… https://t.co/q3jTJUGLIGLike, this is all well and good, but this doesn't affect how Twitter does business, it's just internal tooling that… https://t.co/SDMt3atHsT"Twitter engineers pushed to replace 'master' and 'slave' programming terms" Are the Twitter engineers also pushin… https://t.co/ZQz3cg9hd4
7/3
2020
Great, we have now arrived at the stage where 'white people writing opinion pieces about cancel culture' is happeni… https://t.co/0h2dayo4Zq"Germany's defence minister has disbanded a company of special forces, saying a culture of rightwing extremism had… https://t.co/JdFRAgfQO8 @industrial_baby Welcome to the club 😄
7/2
2020
@Bitly Hello again! Still no progress on this, and I'm seeing your shortened links even on letters from our busine… https://t.co/GIGT0Wqn8J
7/1
2020
@kyhwana Happy Mailinglist Reminder Day! @halvarflake It just means you are now a Principal Twitter User. @bigshika "Nope. Nope. Nope." Although that might not be enough nopes. @bigshika 'Not for him' is three words, but perhaps not specific enough 🤔 @bigshika "Never EVER settle"? 😜
6/30
2020
Found myself in an environment this week where people wanted to assign gradations to their use of ableist language;… https://t.co/jAGM7ryRdS
Retweeted by Sindarina, Mythical Bus DriverPatch your systemic vulnerabilities, white people. https://t.co/XpHFfnTqBPOh, and a reminder that to infiltrate, smuggle in your ideology, and so forth, you need to exploit a vulnerability… https://t.co/vv0VFi4JY1"German far right infiltrates green groups with call to protect the land" Which also includes the ecofascists, of… https://t.co/k7QF2fI7ms"The Black Lives Matter movement has been aggressively exploited by the UK’s far right, which has recruited and rad… https://t.co/meNkRyZFD4"A white couple pointed guns at protesters in St Louis, Missouri, as a group marched toward the mayor's home to dem… https://t.co/K9W8gGssmpA transphobe, a racist, a homophobe and an anti-semite walk into a bar. The Bartender says "Hey, aren't you that l… https://t.co/nREISIzyPD
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6/29
2020
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6/28
2020
"Violence by far-right groups and individuals has emerged as one of the most dangerous terrorist threats faced by U… https://t.co/idU8g5qWTaAnd since that's a headline from The Guardian, a reminder of their track record; https://t.co/ig5rh07GGvHell, it's about time. https://t.co/sXGRvjllo4"The FBI used a Philly protester’s Etsy profile, LinkedIn, and other internet history to charge her with setting po… https://t.co/xgSJ565BKPparent: if all your friends jumped off a cliff, would you do it too? machine learning model: yes
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6/27
2020
Re: Amazon's 'climate pledge' this week; https://t.co/ql3VtQi9sn @bigshika Or maybe it's that dude who goes "Relax, it's just a joke!" whenever he gets called on his bullshit. In w… https://t.co/rNnrd9BoUn @radhikalism @bigshika I came here to basically say exactly this 😂
6/26
2020
Old Days 2 https://t.co/O8MdEDmyX5 https://t.co/U1WwvQS2QZ https://t.co/ijAX9zVSp5
Retweeted by Sindarina, Mythical Bus Driver"A US Army soldier was plotting with a British occultist neo-Nazi group to attack and kill members of his own milit… https://t.co/zB5IIpmFyA
6/25
2020
fuckin waist belts https://t.co/lKAlIO4lAA
Retweeted by Sindarina, Mythical Bus Driver @bigshika I am laughing out loud with just a hint of awkward at how true that statement is 😂 @bigshika Also anime hair is totally valid self-care, IMO.
6/22
2020
See also; https://t.co/IQ9PWbi6BsOh, and by the way, that would also make it available to people who cannot afford to blow $99 on a vanity email add… https://t.co/85xaCtGHX7Seriously, do you have any idea what Mozilla could do with the Thunderbird project, for example, if people were wil… https://t.co/4vNUBDltZkBut hey, go nuts over your artisinal hipster email service 😂I mean, that's the reason why email software has basically been stagnant; you don't want to pay for the client, and… https://t.co/70aoHoywhXLike, email with very little spam? Check. Block marketing pixels? Check, in your existing email client. But the pr… https://t.co/umRnbGwuEWWhat is it with people in tech and this fanboi response to 'reinvention' of something that already exists in ways t… https://t.co/anTaPrN1TO
6/20
2020
Bilbo Baggins has sailed to the Undying Lands 😢 https://t.co/wykvvfrYzQGreat PR move for Hey, though. Ton of free publicity!The Verge of course does absolutely nothing to challenge him on this, as is custom for any stick horse they love to… https://t.co/oW6QexEKuU"They bill us at normal legal rates, maybe 1,000 bucks an hour — I’ll pay the $200 for having a reviewer make sure… https://t.co/PbeAdBrdRU
6/19
2020
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Retweeted by Sindarina, Mythical Bus DriverHearing people being hearing again... stop making everything audio-based unless you provide a transcript or caption. https://t.co/eI9kj6NsHk
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6/18
2020
@kyhwana They can pay for the lawsuits with all that money they didn't pay in taxes. @kyhwana *plays the world's smallest violin for conservative christians*Macross Plus is the best Top Gun of all time OF ALL TIME https://t.co/dxHF85WelL🎶Sayonara to intrusive noise No more childish play and no more toys 🎵 https://t.co/AfIBQBBAtJ https://t.co/xob1smvkq5"Email service Hey is selling two-letter email addresses for $999 a year" This is so totally on-brand for tech bro… https://t.co/fW56kMqlc7"This email message has been checked for viruses, vandals, and malicious content." Ohh, the Vandals weren't in my… https://t.co/uZVTCMNIuxhttps://t.co/0SanyaTvy3
Retweeted by Sindarina, Mythical Bus Driver"Intel will soon bake anti-malware defenses directly into its CPUs" I for one welcome the next generation of Intel… https://t.co/9ftNk1gqW7
6/16
2020
@csirac2 A reminder that Dave Winer is a misogynist asshole who argued that women simply aren't suited for programm… https://t.co/eCjbOBgUR0
6/14
2020
@halvarflake I wonder how much of the doubling that seems to be happening could be prevented simply by slightly del… https://t.co/NXqtHgNBou
6/13
2020
"A Whole Foods worker in Philadelphia has been fired after sharing posts on social media criticizing their store ma… https://t.co/0FuVW06YoTI mean, sure, watching woodworking videos is like begging Youtube to paint everything white with a fake woodgrain, but ... seriously? 🙄Youtube: "Let's commit $100M worth of PR to 'amplifying black voices', because that is way easier than addressing t… https://t.co/PXKJFA35aARoses are red That wall needs repairing I'm glad that you asked me I think it's load-bearing https://t.co/CsikQFq6vA
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6/12
2020
"In an emailed statement, Zoom didn't deny the censorship. Instead, the company claimed that as a 'global company'… https://t.co/XrmjZAtzKu @halvarflake Since my third-party client loaded both versions of this response, before you deleted the first, a rem… https://t.co/egpvOhN2Ne @halvarflake It's the abuse of your privilege and platform to discuss something as if it is an abstract, as a 'case… https://t.co/PNXOBBvzdW @halvarflake You are using someone else's bigotry to make a point that, if you are honest, you knew would not recei… https://t.co/te1miFVGRT @halvarflake You could've made a point about long form without refering to JKR at all, tagging her in your initial… https://t.co/GtENPMuZZpI mean, IBM's announcement is basically the same thing, but at least theirs is indefinite.* * For values of 'indef… https://t.co/fI8sTzfjO3"Amazon is implementing a one-year moratorium on police use of its artificial intelligence software Rekognition ami… https://t.co/rkL0lO6y7N"Tesla becomes most valuable automaker as more workers contract COVID-19" In case you're wondering if the stock ma… https://t.co/rT7LOWTyZb @bigshika Obviously the 'G' in 'G-Shift' stands for 'Golang' 😄
6/11
2020
@DexterBestCat Goals!yesterday golang removed all usage of blacklist/whitelist and master/slave https://t.co/xEcDOcXgYL
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6/10
2020
"I always ask myself when I’m trying to do solidarity work, can the people I’m in solidarity with actually feel thi… https://t.co/lJpcj4OseK
Retweeted by Sindarina, Mythical Bus DriverMother Bear wakes up from hibernation, wonders what the fuck humans are up to again this time 😏 https://t.co/DftDZlfOv2https://t.co/Qm68ArpWJA
Retweeted by Sindarina, Mythical Bus DriverTL:DR; the tech industry is really bad at looking several years ahead, and will keep running into these past oversi… https://t.co/nDNrrMp14sOh, and while you're probably not going to regret that 2-day advanced training course mentioned, the main thing to… https://t.co/wcfd3eMT9OBy the way, if you want a long story about this that involves connected televisions and whatnot, see this blog post… https://t.co/Lz0bma5Nb3The irony is especially delicious when it's for services that are supposedly agile, devops-driven, and so forth. G… https://t.co/3sEdXmAEsaThis list of issues reported with the AddTrust root expiry is kind of amazing, especially considering that, aside f… https://t.co/SdNq1wMZur#BlackTransLivesMatter https://t.co/mdb38FXlD6
Retweeted by Sindarina, Mythical Bus DriverFucking skin-deep accountability from the tech rags 🙄 https://t.co/0jwuETR5pIYOU PROFITED FROM POLICE BRUTALITY, RACISM, AND WHITE SUPREMACY, IBM. Acknowledge that goddamn fact. Also, journal… https://t.co/w0ckD2iL90Oh, and in case you're not familiar with Watson as a family name at IBM, that's the son or grandson of THIS FUCKING… https://t.co/A5mwHZTSHwThe fucking nerve. That's THIS IBM. Where is that part of your gorram history, eh? https://t.co/xpqi8BlHeD"In September 1953, more than a decade before the passage Of the Civil Rights Act, IBM took a bold stand in favor o… https://t.co/rxkesrYbcGI mean, that is this IBM, and these toxic assets, quoting a fucking Watson in some kind of civil rights leadership… https://t.co/QVpeaeRbMM"IBM will no longer offer, develop, or research facial recognition technology" You know, this really pisses me off… https://t.co/nv8ywIyryx
6/9
2020
See also; https://t.co/yZpoIr96DvIt's US-specific, of course, but even if you're elsewhere in the Western world, go watch it, and once again reflect… https://t.co/Z6o8YWEgtCIf you're the kind of person who needs to hear a white man say something before you accept it as true and necessary… https://t.co/BbwGW1PMaDPinouts https://t.co/qzLIJeBbPu https://t.co/4HOAOo52q5 https://t.co/quRrSqzWIT
Retweeted by Sindarina, Mythical Bus Driver @halvarflake It very much depends on the level you can optimise at, of course. If you're Facebook or Google, say, a… https://t.co/YXzpOrUZG6 @halvarflake If you're writing up a summary, I would love to read it. My current understanding is mostly based on… https://t.co/06oHKSnEYII like how Apple Maps only patched this part of the satelite image for Black Lives Matter Plaza (notice how the ca… https://t.co/MITjG8b5Y9
Retweeted by Sindarina, Mythical Bus DriverAlso, a television channel? Livestreaming pre-recorded content, stuff you already have 'on tape' from previous conf… https://t.co/GJMY40k2mMA lot of work to do, indeed. https://t.co/cTs1kyQ53YAnd this one; https://t.co/YUICHmkDVGSee also this thread, which summarises earlier threads on the topic; https://t.co/j9y1mJZjagOh, wait, I forgot, that's from BEFORE they went public, and recognised that hosting assholes was kind of a busines… https://t.co/sLequeKduL
6/8
2020

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