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Xander Dunn @xanderai San Francisco, CA

More human than human. Former Eclode Founder and CEO, @Numerai VP of Engineering, @Apple and @OsaroAI.

1,465 Following   840 Followers   2,011 Tweets

Joined Twitter 2/10/14


Palantir self-funded for 6 years. SpaceX self-funded for 6 years. Not really VC success stories. They’re self-fundi… https://t.co/6zwt0vys9Y
12/11
2019
Ed Thorp’s autobiography is a good read but near the end he goes off on a rant, exposing himself as someone who has… https://t.co/dxCbtwhReO
12/10
2019
@tracynguyen "Baby Unknown Species" lololllToro is hot but traitors belong in the dirt https://t.co/huai6pGsIy“We just went through a lot together.” So did Hitler and Mussolini and look how that turned out.
12/9
2019
I hate to break it to “Baby Yoda” fans, but the show firmly establishes it takes place after Ep 6, which means Yoda… https://t.co/dV8k8NeeQHBtw I love this feature of @Superhuman. All you privacy hounds can go lick a salt block.I wonder if Superhuman has entered any legal proceedings? Defendant: I never received that email. Prosecutor: Not o… https://t.co/HOMGOr0qe4I am very excited for @hausI have great respect for Donatella telling her late brother’s unfaithful boyfriend to fuck off.
12/7
2019
Fundamentals hedge funds spend their time flying around to corporate C-levels and having closed door meetings. Thes… https://t.co/Ib4DNdpfp8 @Nasdaq @RobinhoodApp @AlpacaHQ Interactive Brokers @TDAmeritrade etc all sell their trades to high frequency trade… https://t.co/kbNAbsL7RzHigh frequency trading is mostly front running (illegal). Fundamentals hedge fund trading is mostly insider trading (illegal).
12/6
2019
@balajis I remember and used 100% of these things. In fact, my parents didn’t get rid of their rotary phone until I… https://t.co/FijKu4Vsu0Memes are sugar and sugar is government mind control. So no memes.
12/5
2019
@juliankoh #same“Cofounder matching platforms are like Tinder where everyone is a straight man.”
12/4
2019
@tracynguyen Yeah IQ tests are very game-able. There’s a pretty small set of standard tests. You can just memorize… https://t.co/48K6Rk693l
12/3
2019
@Object_Science 😄 I’m flattered, though I think my high school had a handful of equals or betters @nervous_jessica You can do it!! Mom’s Christmas puzzle is counting on it! 😄Ed Thorpe’s biography prominently features IQ tests throughout K-12 education in Chicago and near Long Beach. They… https://t.co/0CKAWd0Vck
12/2
2019
A lack of imagination in a generation of parents https://t.co/TliJWl43vL
12/1
2019
@juliankoh I want a feed of what you're reading.
11/30
2019
@4LOVofScience One bet is that the proliferation of AR (Google Glasses, Apple Glasses) will lead to this eventually… https://t.co/vcwqpuO8Yz @4LOVofScience I think it could be machine learned to death with considerably accuracy. Hard part is getting data.… https://t.co/Mqwr9rF98J @4LOVofScience There are some very rudimentary correlations: https://t.co/6UWMI8bPfI @4LOVofScience I want this bad.
11/28
2019
@fchollet I’ve banged my head against this so many times, this is great @tpolecat Do you like vim? Or dislike terminal editors in general?
11/25
2019
@pcmonk @juliankoh 😂 ❤️ You’re the best. Also 4k monitor not shown. https://t.co/HXLrsFTxOr @juliankoh https://t.co/JIqSxaohvN @juliankoh What up https://t.co/pOw93Ks1SJ @juliankoh @danielque 😹
11/22
2019
@conradev 😧😲🤭🥴😅
11/18
2019
@pcmonk @Superhuman MOAR TRACKKIINNGGGFWhen my grandmother died I chose to stay at school to complete midterms. I don’t remember what midterms I had or ev… https://t.co/205ObCt2KW @nicklovescode This kind of bread-ripping? https://t.co/P0taBx1ulJ
11/16
2019
Dark Triad personality facial recognition - I would love this as a product. https://t.co/6UWMI8bPfI
11/15
2019
@brianbondy @khanacademy @BrendanEich @firefox @brave Woohoo! 🎉 Thanks! @brianbondy @khanacademy @BrendanEich @firefox @brave Congrats! The sole reason Brave is not a Chrome replacement f… https://t.co/ct5BHWtS9r @juliankoh 😂 https://t.co/atrfaGyT6K @juliankoh Shots fired
11/14
2019
Hardware escape key is for n00bs. Remap Caps Lock to Esc is where it's at. https://t.co/15xUHD8Eys https://t.co/JYR816Yw7J
11/13
2019
What would you be doing, if not this? Sitting on a beach? Great for a month. Getting in shape? You can do that… https://t.co/HHV6mdUai9
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11/10
2019
Solved that political issue 💭 https://t.co/kGAsBdCVGd
11/8
2019
• First-time offender • Non-violent counts • 2 LIFE + 40 years without parole https://t.co/ezRoWtluhn https://t.co/a9r6L24H8f
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11/7
2019
This time series windowing code is both correct and performant. But it's hell to read. Pop an addy and good luck.… https://t.co/2xdowLdF2O#RickandMorty Season 4 begins Sunday at 11:30pm on @adultswim https://t.co/nFjYG1mXDs
Retweeted by Xander DunnHe was also fired at least once and imprisoned twice.He also failed a college algebra class and got a D in a college calculus class. Reworked the textbooks and overcam… https://t.co/rjxgwXl0rdI’m 28. Jim Simons was 44 when he started RenTech, and still at age 52 RenTech was a failure close to shutting down… https://t.co/k83t6mc2S1You have to be willing to look like an idiot in the short run to outperform in the long run. While copying what ot… https://t.co/LWYmBYC8uZ
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11/6
2019
Please take a moment if you can to read this. A lot of people have false information about @RealRossU Ross Ulbricht… https://t.co/7WazNMmI7I
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11/5
2019
#MachineLearning #Halloween #Scary https://t.co/2v0QtFlLlN
11/2
2019
We shouldn’t publish photos like these without consent. Also, people shouldn’t be afraid to make them. Nobody shoul… https://t.co/7E7NYsx0hR
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11/1
2019
“Updating it takes 1400 mouse clicks” 🤤 @juliankoh And of course you’re right. Hence the prevalence of gum recession and other problems. But it’s not in th… https://t.co/tMMSWU5ZZy @juliankoh @grant_stenger We need the @juliankoh YouTube series on brushing technique!
10/31
2019
"All I've ever wanted is for you to be happy, so if that means things get complicated, then let's get complicated." @BravestWarriors
10/28
2019
@andyplace2 😩
10/27
2019
@DegenRolf I’m extremely grateful for all the informative posts and thoughtful summaries you make. If I weren’t in… https://t.co/Xwh1t5B4Ww
10/25
2019
Fun hack: Write a script to instantiate max number of instances allowed in all possible EC2 zones so that AWS will… https://t.co/0anlUVEmvx
10/24
2019
Pretty soon I’m going to need a hyper-hyperparameter tuning library: A library to orchestrate all these hyperparameter tuning libraries
10/23
2019
If Peter Thiel doesn’t give a keynote in drag explaining why Founders Fund is leaving SF for LA Hereticon will be a complete bust
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10/22
2019
Our UniRep for protein engineering now in @naturemethods with new baselines! Grateful to @EthanAlley @SurgeBiswashttps://t.co/Ich2i7crBS
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10/21
2019
Advil but induces Tachypsychia - great longevity drug.
10/20
2019
@tasha_jade But what do they do with their heads when they sleep for real? It’s not like they sleep on their backs?do you spend as much on books as you spend on alcohol?
Retweeted by Xander DunnWant to hear how I went from $12,000,000 to $0 net worth in 1 year at age 29? It was AWESOME More here: https://t.co/hreSnRN21S
Retweeted by Xander Dunn.@MennoHenselmans All the other measurements are a single muscle on a single side of the body, but this wording "fi… https://t.co/DZBWmFVeao
10/19
2019
Google is SO lazy https://t.co/aaqt7QSgQ0This is fascinating https://t.co/bXMOitjvY8
10/18
2019
@ShaneAParrish Don’t have the time to dig up the studies right now, but ice bucket pain tolerance studies show this… https://t.co/8cjcjMja7f
10/13
2019
Security question on ⁦@Experian⁩’s sign up flow... ☠️ https://t.co/fcMVo6bJTJ
10/10
2019
.@EmpowerBanking 😐 https://t.co/XxjHtBD48y
10/9
2019
@impcapital Curtis Yarvin (urbit) was thrown out of Lambda Conf until Thiel stepped in with funding, lots of boycotting“After all, who invented the first stone spear? It certainly wasn’t the yak yak’s around the campfire.” @DrTempleGrandin
10/6
2019
@TheScientistLLC @jcornlab Good on them for announcing the finding. We need more retractions.Today we're launching a conference for thoughtcrime. Here's why — https://t.co/FgyfD2xakQ https://t.co/0ALBWJVv90
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10/2
2019
What if it just didn't? https://t.co/PHAtRJB77O @pfletcherhill Keep building @pfletcherhill! =)
10/1
2019
deductive reasoning https://t.co/KwdtAVTln8inductive reasoning https://t.co/gWMjXxyJQ6We don't get perfect scores at any game we play. We stomp around, we shake our fists at the sky, we take a deep br… https://t.co/C4uz94LLAO
9/30
2019
@vasudevbailey HA! You’re totally subtweeting me 😂
9/29
2019
.@TheBatterySF is this very nice space whose members like to go there and talk about how much they don’t like the other membersUber for Xander? > Yeah You smell good... I mean your car... No I think it’s you, you smell good. > 😆
9/27
2019
I’ve never needed to take action from one of @GCPcloud’s [Action Required] emailsI’ve made fun of lines outside restaurants as though people ask themselves, “Where is everybody else going, let’s d… https://t.co/ZMYvMKvyCI
9/26
2019
@pm FAAG def paid Marvel to make gaudy rings inYou can take the person out of the shitty situation, but you can't take the shitty out of the person.
9/25
2019
@HarryStebbings This stigma is strong in finance. Markets open early, early rising is revered @andyplace2 😩
9/22
2019
god does not exist. In the absence of god, you *must* be the locus of judgement. https://t.co/KaidDQdKtLA friend on the failure of my company: “Some people just go to the store and buy a novel. You paid to write your ow… https://t.co/kzGFggWgUhFuck yes https://t.co/zLuOsfcKX8Watch me eat these words in court in a decade. Me: “But my Python says right here...” Judge: I don’t care about yo… https://t.co/LcJdL8tPSPThe status quo taught me that taxes are very difficult to understand. The more I learn about taxes the less true it… https://t.co/mU1oxpC55y @vasudevbailey @Apple Ooohhh, well that’s completely possible. Jony said when I was at Apple that the shape they ca… https://t.co/KXHX0j2GQy @vasudevbailey Where are your AirPods!?
9/21
2019

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