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v buckenham @v21 London, UK

creating elaborate excuses for inherently enjoyable activities. at @nianticlabs, one of @wildrumpus & @nowplaythese and made Cheap Bots, Done Quick! (they/them)

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Joined Twitter 11/9/08


@dannybirchall it has a lot of resonance now - big plotline about dating a Bitcoin guy, years before Bitcoin, for example @dannybirchall dunno if you're still in the mood for them, but I can def recommend Ellen Ullman's Close To The Machine
6/1
2020
‘How will I know if someone rings me from track & trace & tells me to isolate, that they are genuine’ John from Glo… https://t.co/SEwZls7F8Z
Retweeted by v buckenhamApart from banning sex between consenting adults, the Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (England) (Ame… https://t.co/4ekUk7yYpj
Retweeted by v buckenhamFor #BlackBirdersWeek I'm gonna share the story of how I got punched upside the head by a bird. So a couple weeks a… https://t.co/IUZxm43ZB7
Retweeted by v buckenhamEnd of May Link Assortment -- events, competitions, etc https://t.co/mtImJlxoNF
Retweeted by v buckenhamUnicode 14 will have NEGATIVE ZERO WIDTH SPACE (NZWSP) #unicode
Retweeted by v buckenham @eligoldstone you're welcome! hope you can find something good to lose yourself in @eligoldstone or: Hidden Folks, charming version of Where's Wally Tangle Tower, a gorgeous point and click mystery @eligoldstone Wilmot's Warehouse is great if you find organising things soothinganother fun one is to bodge data in a visual format so you can see differences using a blink comparator approach https://t.co/D8WoBHriAF @oh_cripes i feel like they hopefully cover it in the pre-natal books you're supposed to readalways impressed with how effective it can be to format data in the right way and then just visually scan through it @SzMarsupial it's been A While, too. (i hear you, i'm there as well)something i read that feels like a more helpful way of thinking about transmission risk than the 2m rule: imagine e… https://t.co/poTJ1cg9fI @smestorp me too. i'm so tired & frustrated already.if you're young & reasonably healthy & in the UK & have a choice about whether to go out & do things as the lockdow… https://t.co/n0ckjhcbaL"We're exiting lockdown with a larger number of deaths than we did when we actually entered lockdown" Professor De… https://t.co/KuB4INRmFd
Retweeted by v buckenhamGood examples here of the past exonerative tense https://t.co/NVvdxR24s8 https://t.co/oeoJP4okpli built a tool for quickly scrubbing metadata from images and selectively blurring faces and identifiable features.… https://t.co/ps00Iqsk1O
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5/31
2020
@sproutness similar amount of faff as post-its if you want to do grouping, you can just do copying and pasting cell… https://t.co/lyyo706uHR @sproutness I only use it on computer! it has typed bits, drawing bits, and pretend sticky notes. @sproutness or, we have replaced a lot of "everyone writes on a post-it/people put up the post-its & we discuss" st… https://t.co/IIFks2dq5D @sproutness Invision Freehand is a really nice virtual whiteboard. Or you can also do nice things with people using… https://t.co/E2syNTCQ9y @alt254 yep. and the reality of the Space X stuff means it's hard to pretend it's a common endeavour everyone is pu… https://t.co/LVJ1Be5MwI @mooonmagic yes, but can i collect each orb in turn, thereby learning a cool new trick that allows me to progress to new areas of this map?not sure i'm a fan of space any more @SerinDelaunay you may not like it, but this is what peak physical performance looks like https://t.co/OFYOgjWJbra collection of unwholesome wholesome games, because i love complicating a definition through curation https://t.co/t7cnNyW6cS @KommanderKlobb I'm not, but maybe I should. I was thinking about the way that @pangmeli threads... https://t.co/jHYL22CPqAthe black astronaut who had that picture taken in his flight suit with his dogs talking about how spaceflight is ju… https://t.co/1Vt4SjRFpyHello #PortfolioDay !!!! My name is Jin and my work (and yours truly) kind of has an identity crisis! Please stay… https://t.co/NOkMFQ8esR
Retweeted by v buckenham'Outside agitators' cannot sustain uprisings in American cities over multiple days and the focus on their presence… https://t.co/mk8umwm2Ew
Retweeted by v buckenhamcross referencing later grumpiness about orbs https://t.co/NGRBEpSJTX @SzMarsupial Into orbs, but only for their own sake @Nothke @thestarboretum as they say in the blog post, could be great if you were teaching classes in a high school… https://t.co/lDLZZRnhYestill working on the game! https://t.co/AvAfZU6mwF
Retweeted by v buckenham @MagInTheSmoke it's got impressive touch controls! (they are in part impressive because they do the kinds of things… https://t.co/GofV5cKnVs @molleindustria hahah. I've got past a mystical glowing rock with stars engraved on it that turned out it wanted me… https://t.co/2wbw3GuVymadvice from the guy who came up with CV Dazzle https://t.co/mq366dbRaBit's making me think a lot about The Endless Forest, tbh - actions represented as icons in the world, minimal text,… https://t.co/vFTZqDMLwFhas anyone been playing Sky ("free to play Journey") and have thoughts on it? @tambourine it feels very much like that to me too @lorenschmidt 100%. seeing stuff about people persecuted for stuff at the Ferguson protests a good time later. peop… https://t.co/zubwI54oki @lorenschmidt a lot of the people organising know this, but ultimately take the calculated risk - gotta go where the the people are"It's a community organizing simulator, and the only thing it's missing are tedious leftist infights." https://t.co/Tk1ToRtP0p
Retweeted by v buckenham @moreelen @RichDMay @OxyOxspring just came across this & i have played it! not a lot, but a bit. it is very well ma… https://t.co/52YL0JM9Y7Sludge Life is free on the Epic store! It's a wholesome open world first person tagger with one of the best drug-tr… https://t.co/qCcmTasMi9
Retweeted by v buckenhamas i keep seeing that one post on my tl, i want to say: don't try to use makeup to defeat facial recognition syste… https://t.co/K6VOPs9eC4 @mushbuh this was me a few weeks ago. enjoy tweaking your mappings! @six6jiang this is the Niantic SF office reception https://t.co/OEtkEhhQ0i
5/30
2020
Reminder: in Baltimore the cops used the riots as a distraction to loot pharmacies, steal prescription drugs, and t… https://t.co/UQYPkEpDCF
Retweeted by v buckenhamplease donate to a bail fund if you can https://t.co/Gsmh8VKkrQ https://t.co/ZMoC5p4TqwI think it was Lenin who said There are decades where we fuck around, and weeks where we find out
Retweeted by v buckenhamhttps://t.co/HFql4lz2oy @0x11eaea @creativeinquiry I will! Excited to see the programme!new blog post: I wrote about the player presence in Out For Delivery, a playable documentary about Beijing food del… https://t.co/iJb7lLl6mn
Retweeted by v buckenham @badambulist An Experiment on the Bird in the Air Pump @designCaitlin shoutout to last weekend, aka "Negroni weekend" @ojahnn ... inevitable. @lana_delboy @Miridoesntweet the dreamCamera is now on the ground as entire camera crew is arrested and led away. No explanation given. All handcuffed an… https://t.co/txK7hTFL7G
Retweeted by v buckenhamHappy national paperclip day 📎🖇️📎🖇️ https://t.co/WR4FPq4cuH
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Retweeted by v buckenham“Er, hang on, Stephen, why don’t they, why aren’t they eligible for universal credit or for employment support allo… https://t.co/mzwINbYT0F
Retweeted by v buckenhamlives > propertywhat is your favourite painting? this is mine, The Floor Scrapers by Caillebotte. nearly cried seeing it in Paris,… https://t.co/BdVocNMaIz
Retweeted by v buckenhamHappy #NationalBiscuitDay! https://t.co/biu37lMrnQ
Retweeted by v buckenham @alicebell luckily mine is very mild, but the lockdown really makes it clear that this probably isn't a random cold… https://t.co/azck0MR6zO
5/29
2020
Except the end game isn't to actually get rid of Section 230, it's to intimidate platforms into promoting and prote… https://t.co/thEjJWUyIy
Retweeted by v buckenhamI love the Boot Boyz https://t.co/JqSrAll0tmTranslation: Recently I'm playing the TV at home. I make sounds by catching the static electricity. By the way, thi… https://t.co/yGIf7GkfN0
Retweeted by v buckenham @SzMarsupial I have not had dinner yet either. But in my defense I came back from a run and sat down and then https://t.co/xkxxZmothpTrump-aligned voices including one U.S. senator are making speeches today in support of this, claiming fact-checkin… https://t.co/ywCHbGuvBD
Retweeted by v buckenhamwhat this means is: this situation is going to continue for longer than it needs to. and people are going to die.I agree with this. It feels like we are opening up because there is political will to move on, not because cases ha… https://t.co/mGQwI2P3Hv @GalaxyKate between the # symbols would be : label, name of the node (assuming no modifiers are at play...) the who… https://t.co/XCMqRyHIGb @GalaxyKate not an answer to your question, but I think there's a knotty issue here: the name of the whole "#thing#… https://t.co/tKCKCEn5n6sorry https://t.co/uWBML9tIsj
Retweeted by v buckenhamfrom interviews with people who were in the London riots in 2011 https://t.co/uicvOn7rta
Retweeted by v buckenhamso far I have not found a *single* account scoring higher than 0.9 via botometer that does not appear to just be...… https://t.co/xCdUKQ5WQh
Retweeted by v buckenhamBlogpost: 10 weeks of social care referrals and keeping promises. https://t.co/0Fhj6wiS2E https://t.co/hFH6oOnGvZ
Retweeted by v buckenham @AnaSalter I get so many newsletters from Twitter, you wouldn't believe. @AnaSalter hope the workshop goes great!! @AnaSalter small tip: you can register for an account with an email like name+bot@email.com - Twitter will see it a… https://t.co/xDPvRTr516*Very* excited this is out: I wrote about the AO3 for @IncrementMag. 💕 https://t.co/KsAtsyaQ2x
Retweeted by v buckenhamI'll be leading a workshop on "Procedural Play with Tracery" in one hour (!) at #Narrascope. Tutorial materials h… https://t.co/f9WrP5Su2E
Retweeted by v buckenhamHave ya'll seen these Austin Briggs' drawings he did for TV Guide. They're incredible! Pt. 1 https://t.co/hz7ZvtPcFE
Retweeted by v buckenhamThe thinking of a researcher goes something like: "Hm this account repeats messages multiple times a minute and yet… https://t.co/WorOEc7B7b
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Retweeted by v buckenhamgoing on a walk to clear my head https://t.co/30oLi7k9IP
Retweeted by v buckenhamIt is every wombat's dream to be a wombat, https://t.co/Ovupyqztvu
Retweeted by v buckenham @rebeccakemp @fitzsimple it wasn't me! @__jesse_li wrote itFacebook's own researchers found that “64% of all extremist group joins are due to our recommendation tools" and th… https://t.co/gS5iFG15T9
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5/28
2020
@expectproblems like a submarine but everyone has a mandatory 2 hours of exercise a dayidk if this is true or what but i'm caught up thinking about what kind of thresholds you want for a water council c… https://t.co/3zzNh6ZIAX
Retweeted by v buckenham"Everything we write is something that someone else has written; nothing belongs to us; all code is multi-voiced." https://t.co/Rjc5SnCPGuthinking about cicadas and bike lights https://t.co/e9kbGoMOuc
5/27
2020

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