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S. Vaughan-Nichols @sjvn Asheville, NC

Top business & technology journalist with a fondness for dogs, cats, music, theater & books based in Asheville, NC. He/Him/His

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Joined Twitter 12/12/07


. @larrymagid asks @vgcerf about his bout with Covid-19, his experiences during the very early days of the net, wh… https://t.co/vg8iuGaHAk
Retweeted by S. Vaughan-NicholsJapanese carmakers opt to triple Mexican pay rather than move to US https://t.co/Irlqb9kdVf via @financialtimes Tru… https://t.co/HEcpO0E9JDAnd, are we surprised? Nope. #Asheville https://t.co/WAPr9GPV8p @jmpasko96 @CarolPinchefsky You just never know though until the pup's living with you what you're going to get. Fo… https://t.co/J42Umh6REN#opensource joy. https://t.co/K8jvvUSz2k @kelseyhightower We're not that old. ... Uh, are we?? @CarolPinchefsky Use dog pee pads and get a small dog. For a small apartment, I'd recommend a Shih Tzu--of course!--or a Yorkie. @violetblue Ah!And, here we are: #Microsoft is an #Android hardware and software developer. https://t.co/8avBQEvtRFI so wish I could stop writing about #Windows10 update foul-ups, but Microsoft Just Keeps Making More of Them! https://t.co/bdho9dCJ91🎉 with #kubecon eu coming next month, we are launching a where in the world is phippy campaign! send us your best p… https://t.co/Bk7Iet0ONz
Retweeted by S. Vaughan-NicholsNew by me: cybersecurity roundup in which we see the confusing return of Rudy Giuliani, Bellingcat turns the tables… https://t.co/qUfYbRgDnF
Retweeted by S. Vaughan-NicholsWell, it was funny in the server room, not so much at the restaurant. https://t.co/MFoBjWL3bbTucker Carlson suggests Sen. Tammy Duckworth, who lost her legs in Iraq, hates America https://t.co/RIUf9GRbIv
Retweeted by S. Vaughan-NicholsThis 10-course ethical hacking bundle is on sale for $40 https://t.co/JGoxxLlQKS
Retweeted by S. Vaughan-NicholsThe new #Linux package management programs. https://t.co/7npyQydCp0Xerox PARC: 50 years of innovation https://t.co/e2GHf1hwS0 by @lynngr Fascinating slide show of one of the places w… https://t.co/HiOTPoxtFv @alisoncdiana Back in the Shuttle days, I tried, but every time I was there the launches were delayed. But, I will… https://t.co/ryHCwnLREL#opensource https://t.co/jUGIv2bdDf @BrideOfLinux @bryan_paget Correct. Almost all AI/ML software is open source, and most of that work is being done on Linux workstations.The 5 most over-hyped tech devices https://t.co/PJLvO0Cjr6 via @ZDNet & @sjvn There have been some great #gadget f… https://t.co/YowXNBKndm#CIOs are taking the lead in company digital transformations amid #COVID19 pandemic according to new @TCS study… https://t.co/Uo3OkAVf1Q
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7/7
2020
Way to go for the organization named for the patron saint of libertarian! John Galt would be proud. https://t.co/l57jxb0zSMEvery time I see a Falcon 9 land vertically the little kid in me that loves the science-fiction of the 50s with its… https://t.co/DGjtXD1aT4Our technology #journalists members have been covering tech from the days of programming with cards to reporting on… https://t.co/VJgrN9ulE6I am shocked- shocked- to find that corruption is going on in here! https://t.co/QDNvU4Qc1Z#raspberrypi coolness! https://t.co/D23RrJTllJOf course, given how Trump's administration has flopped with the pandemic, the best and brightest would be better o… https://t.co/XeUWXTOE0UFor the US shift, my latest @ZDNet piece on one of my lockdown projects. https://t.co/4ikoo1tfRd
Retweeted by S. Vaughan-Nichols @dberkholz @scalevp @atseitlin @avitus @ericmander Congratulations!Getting started with #opensource https://t.co/ZlvqNGGOvr @ImGeraldMan @ZDNet @levarburton Indeed NeXTStep lives on in macOS and Google Glass, and its relatives, are far from done.The 5 most over-hyped tech devices https://t.co/PJLvO0Cjr6 via @ZDNet & @sjvn There have been some great #gadget f… https://t.co/ovy0o78jtR @rikkiends @CarlaSchroder @_Mark_Atwood Ugh. Time for another. I'd hate to go through that process again, but boy,… https://t.co/nAnNwfZ6GI @johnpatrickcain @estherschindler Don't want her to get too full of herself. :-) @CarlaSchroder @rikkiends @_Mark_Atwood Correct. I'd assumed getting shed of Rikki's current mortgage holder is a p… https://t.co/t8FI9bqn3f @CarlaSchroder @rikkiends @_Mark_Atwood Talk to a mortgage broker. They're for more than just getting your mortgage… https://t.co/72SztDf2up @acruiz @ZDNet @dobes @Lenovo I have reason to believe they'll hear me. :-) @rikkiends @_Mark_Atwood Time to find a new mortgage company. Preferably, one that operates in the 21st century.Charlie Daniels Dead at 83 https://t.co/Bjf3sllGCn @tasteofcountry "The Devil bowed his head because he knew that… https://t.co/d1WPPTBSpb @rikkiends @_Mark_Atwood Pardon!!?Lenovo improves ThinkPads running Linux but issues with problem machines remain https://t.co/CQ6YG0N2qL via @ZDNethttps://t.co/zyfEAiQ3P2I can see this. https://t.co/xL5OjhxpPaThose of you that have been in the throes of a Digital Transformation know -> Defining Value… https://t.co/WDqkw6TFot
Retweeted by S. Vaughan-NicholsI'm beginning to doubt we'll have #baseball at all this year. As for American football, I think it's delusional to… https://t.co/upyXp3kMXNLong before I was a technology journalist, I was working on my Ph.D. in history. I know exactly how bad Wilson was. https://t.co/8HY9F3SUSBHome router warning: They're riddled with known flaws and run ancient, unpatched Linux https://t.co/F2RUCCfifR via… https://t.co/ErOJ6UWy8C @TechJournalist @Techmeme Some things never change--and fouled up intermediate CAs is one of them.The 5 most over-hyped tech devices https://t.co/PJLvO0Cjr6 via @ZDNet & @sjvn There have been some great #gadget fa… https://t.co/6rHrpoR8iv#opensource job at @AWScloud. Good people. Check it out. https://t.co/NPAuehzAF3Seven-day average case total in the U.S. sets record for 27th straight day https://t.co/vnJrBMZChA All those re-ope… https://t.co/K521pva53ALinux Mint 20: Still the best Linux desktop despite one quirk https://t.co/aYpZhyd4lx via @ZDNet & @sjvn I still t… https://t.co/3FOslW2my6It's Nanci Griffith's birthday. Love her music. She didn't write that song, that honor goes to Julie Gold, but I lo… https://t.co/wfiYO14qOhYea! https://t.co/eRcX2WEBV1 @ghaff Good luck! @brooklyndan @Lin_Manuel You and me both.
7/6
2020
@BrideOfLinux I have, but I thought it was an abandoned project.Raccoons know what it's all about! https://t.co/Qs5oRXJH8u @tfir_io YouTube channel crossed 18,000 subscriber mark last night. I have put in a lot of hard work into it, so it… https://t.co/kV58WfcoqZ
Retweeted by S. Vaughan-Nichols @ghaff @jperlow Try it, you'll like it. :-) @lynngr @jperlow It helps to listen to it first so your ear can adjust to it. Of course, that's true of any musical… https://t.co/huRQvXnOG0 @BrideOfLinux @ghaff @jperlow Paul Newman's 2003 Our Town is also well worth seeking out. The only time I saw Newma… https://t.co/UVfY3Zob4RUnited Airlines made a painful statement that may appall business travelers https://t.co/QxoX5CyrJe
Retweeted by S. Vaughan-NicholsPerspective | There’s no replacement for the thrill of browsing in a bookstore https://t.co/9D5q2VstGJ Amazon is gr… https://t.co/vjyC3E9WuU @jperlow Not bad, but I'm sorry you didn't care for it. As a dyed-in-the-wool theater fan, I loved it from the firs… https://t.co/ZnAgiDfRS9Why #coronavirus contact tracing apps are failing https://t.co/Z6WnpzPxBA via @InsiderPro_IDG & @MikeElganThis is true. https://t.co/ceiQhi303uThe very first public appearance of the Declaration of Independence was on the front page of The Pennsylvania Eveni… https://t.co/2swXhtYOc7 @DyfetWorldie @ZDNet @Linux_Mint @ubuntu Sure. I misunderstood. I thought you meant purging filers outside of the ~/snap path. @DyfetWorldie @ZDNet @Linux_Mint @ubuntu I'd looked into the code, and I don't see that capability.Linux Mint 20: Still the best Linux desktop despite one quirk https://t.co/aYpZhyd4lx via @ZDNet & @sjvn I still… https://t.co/MHJENyIa0EThis is an angry American mob tearing down a statue of an oppressor. https://t.co/VSJPckZmpA
Retweeted by S. Vaughan-NicholsPolice bring law and order to an unruly mob. https://t.co/3j2NJZUERD
Retweeted by S. Vaughan-Nicholshttps://t.co/L9i4zXPdGp https://t.co/633XTFDsi8 @sogrady Yes. I've no clue what it's about. @violetblue It was the same here in Asheville. Without big fireworks, everyone and their uncle was shooting up fire… https://t.co/CnlOHpjcbe5 of 5 stars to The Pearl King by Sarah Painter https://t.co/CHaInfsT4i
7/5
2020
When Apple moves #Mac to Arm, is it time for Mac users to move to #Windows? https://t.co/jfs9xsEQfp via @ZDNet &… https://t.co/EQo6HMNuVm(Groan!) https://t.co/m27ITihRHWExcept for grocery shopping, I live at a 2 and below. If you can--I know some of you can't--I recommend you do so t… https://t.co/7ZQAGWB64KExcept for grocery shopping, I live at a 2 and below. If you can--I know some of you can't--I recommend you do so t… https://t.co/6Tu0lH1hER
7/4
2020
Gervin and Twiggy patrolling the neighborhood on their late afternoon walk. https://t.co/p0k9YHkw00For emergency use only. https://t.co/OmWilrWNUaLinux Mint 20: Still the best Linux desktop despite one quirk https://t.co/aYpZhyd4lx via @ZDNet & @sjvn I still t… https://t.co/9sHqeOUygIReason # 4,723 not to vote for Trump. He doesn't use the Oxford comma! https://t.co/tFGANgvkRdBaidu joins Open Invention Network Linux patent protection group https://t.co/KUq78lLTWO via @ZDNet & @sjvn Yet an… https://t.co/JyPaUbsJeUSODA Foundation expands cloud data autonomy plans https://t.co/8EAmLxV3lV via @ZDNet & @sjvn The SODA Foundation i… https://t.co/NxtU5aOR6C @AriellaBrown She was working on a new line for kids last fall. I don't know if it's starting shipping yet."We are not burned out because life is hard this year. We are burned out because we are being rolled over by the wh… https://t.co/0RzGhAw8OLSerena Williams: The Next Generation https://t.co/yXcILQNFBX
7/3
2020
But...but...but...Microsoft luvs open source. They've told me so themselves: IBM Has Open Sourced Its Edge Device P… https://t.co/Ywq131ZKuO
Retweeted by S. Vaughan-NicholsYes! Open source needs legal, marketing, community, documentation, translators, program managers and so many other… https://t.co/KILHY7FtXA
Retweeted by S. Vaughan-Nichols4 practical but amusing lessons from rock bands that can help your software team to thrive, according to Jacqueline… https://t.co/YaxPtHTZn4This. Yes. https://t.co/HsMc4kqpiRYeppers. Odd name and all, SODA's storage and data interoperability is destined to become very important. https://t.co/x50PCKZpGe @sogrady I had to ask all three of those questions earlier today.Why not indeed! https://t.co/a3CmFm4lZX"Would leave zero stars if I could."-- @zeichick https://t.co/POEChLlAIGPence vows to ‘keep opening up America’ as U.S. sets new record for #coronavirus cases https://t.co/yPTNNwnD8m Who… https://t.co/z7U1ScxwNK @zeichick Better still!
7/2
2020

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