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NYT Bestselling author of "Soonish," and Illustrator for "Open Borders." Aspiring spacegeek. Married to @fuschmu; (Support at https://t.co/MgDosOB1Yp)

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Expectations https://t.co/PX5k5wt4nK (click for full comic) #smbc #hiveworks https://t.co/FFB0Xm95qXPetition to @NASA for a new mission: Put beer-can style pull-tabs in all moons with solid crusts and liquid interi… https://t.co/XIWBiTPlzW @newtang @bryan_caplan Thanks!Open Borders by @bryan_caplan and @ZachWeiner is a fantastic, compelling argument in favor of, well, open borders.… https://t.co/pWbNVIVD01
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1/26
2020
Like, even if you think this guy sucks, it's a speech for the textbooks. Quality craft.3) Develops a refrain naturally instead of injecting it as a slogan. 4) Seems to actually personally give a shit.… https://t.co/ezHqSg4AHaSome highlights: 1) No appeal to generic all-Americans, e.g. "There's a housewife in Gary Indianuh, just trying to… https://t.co/P5jDGTbiw5In astronaut R. Mike Mullane's "Do Your Ears Pop in Space?" he relates how astronaut potty training works: "Perhap… https://t.co/eEmbRCWQ27
Retweeted by Zach WeinersmithI consider modern American oratory to be pretty lackluster, but that Adam Schiff speech was well-done. @mattaningram A very good point. I think it also depends on the axis. Like, I think most people who are publicly, s… https://t.co/UZfsPnQ17Q @Gerdeman Personally-- I think a lot of car stuff will endure what happened to department stores. There'll just be… https://t.co/48NC5KB10wCompared to their publicly stated beliefs, do you think most people are: A) More socially conservative B) Less socially conservative @SimonLevermann Dunno if this is generally true, but a lot of apartment complexes out here offer electric charging as an amenity.How do you think "gassing up" will change once EVs are much more popular? Like, with an EV, much of your charging w… https://t.co/giBlRoCeotGuess it's time I started working on this. https://t.co/qYSv2j3Bmf @tardigrade_atl Once a month on patreon :)Interesting thing: Reading the preface to "The Road to Wigan Pier" by Orwell. Victor Gollancz wrote the foreword.… https://t.co/HeZ6BYPg7XWine https://t.co/JErAHcRmnm (click for full comic) #smbc #hiveworks https://t.co/GQ05GdK86Z @TFreyburg @bryan_caplan Thanks!Just read https://t.co/xAJjyWFajG by @bryan_caplan @ZachWeiner. Loved it! Graphic novel with serious evidence (30 p… https://t.co/JQ6qRu9Xa2
Retweeted by Zach WeinersmithNow, imagine all the people who stayed and didn't feel this way... https://t.co/MbsfOPgEBT
1/25
2020
Why do you think productivity (in the economic sense) hasn't gone up now that AI is a thing? Do you expect it to change?Have there been any papers on self-reference that reference themselves?Plus, given that the quality of the AI depends on data gathered, the first mover advantage is potentially enormous.Suppose Waymo completely wins the race for self-driving cars, as it appears they will. Do they become the largest c… https://t.co/lzHirEM9qIThis seems like pretty big news! There was about 2 years of real pessimism, but it seems like self-driving is start… https://t.co/dymPqJ51t4Astronaut Interview https://t.co/ZCA3EAldAO #SMBC #Hiveworks
Retweeted by Zach WeinersmithReading BAHFest proposals at the moment. One chap decided to go through the work of filling out the proposal subm… https://t.co/vUJPLqmUbA
Retweeted by Zach WeinersmithThe Astronaut Interview I Want to See https://t.co/zj5V2bibyh (click for full comic) #smbc #hiveworks https://t.co/X8LbW8Td5OFor our new book about space stuff, I was reading some error analysis research. A lot of the important work was by… https://t.co/lgrO8ADYpPFun fact: The Saxons in "Anglo-Saxon" probably derived their name from the Old English "seax," which means "knife"… https://t.co/zbQRqGDkVEWhich do you prefer?Another year, another 20% drop in US coal production: https://t.co/FYAl5cojA7I had the incredible opportunity to direct a short animated film called "Exchange Student" for Disney's Short Circu… https://t.co/N0q2bDPfBn
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1/24
2020
Comicking https://t.co/Z3DacKVXU2Pop Quiz, Spacegeeks! The suits worn by the men who walked on the moon had no onboard lighting. Why? (answer will… https://t.co/OZoIEJkl5A
Retweeted by Zach WeinersmithSmash Pages Q&A: @bryan_caplan talks to @alexdueben about the graphic novel “Open Borders: The Science and Ethics o… https://t.co/QQYH7QkAqa
Retweeted by Zach WeinersmithI feel the awkward smile from Gagarin perfectly complements this post. https://t.co/XLy3DKWes8Shame https://t.co/MYNAcfw6Ec (click for full comic) #smbc #hiveworks https://t.co/GbcTJTMRb8 @politis_cain Argh! Thanks!Bold is the task, when subjects, grown too wise, Instruct a monarch where his error lies. (Words of Chalcas, in Alexander Pope's Iliad) @beatonna This is all very encouraging for a super weird kids' book I'm working on.Amazing article on space trash in the latest edition of @airspacemag. (Subscribe!) In 2006, the ISS had a situatio… https://t.co/UgRUY3seV5
Retweeted by Zach WeinersmithAmazing graphic. https://t.co/zhg8zDsOTr
1/23
2020
More tactical villainy: https://t.co/zlYPGzpv1r @DJSnM I guess what I don't get is how that saves a ton of money - are logistics of that sort a big proportion of cost?Hey Spacegeeks: I'm not a rocket scientist, but how is Space Rider supposed to save money if it's just a little ve… https://t.co/aELaeW9EAyI got @ZachWeiner to draw one more panel for me. Awesome! https://t.co/eFlMASQae9
Retweeted by Zach WeinersmithMating https://t.co/7Qf4ADhSK8 (click for full comic) #smbc #hiveworks https://t.co/c646EuRj0hThe one thing I don't like about writing books is you inevitably end up comparing yourself to your peers. The best… https://t.co/vcozt1rqoaWELL then I'm absolutely covered in clever observations about science and English literature, as well as many well-… https://t.co/pQK9nEBJc4Ever since I drew this panel, I feel like there isn't any more room to make fun of experimental social science. https://t.co/lfb8GeLEJrHey nerds-- I got a copy. It's good. https://t.co/0gMHX1uCKgYeah, that's another 8 points to me just this morning. @judson_wanderer Yeah, that's another 8 points to me just this morning.I know you are but what am I? https://t.co/fLi4dTHiID“I am the guest of honor at this year’s Limp Bizkit conference. I will be delivering some brief remarks on the nookie.”How much of a dorkwad do you have to be to refer to a “Limp Bizkit conference” ? https://t.co/aLrj1g4fHhWhen you vote for a candidate, do you mentally model their interaction with congress? Like, do you say things like… https://t.co/NzV9j38nleMe and @FuSchmu set up an account last week to post all these weird stories about Space we'd found while doing a re… https://t.co/IpPNxdSTU0If anyone who follows me knows how to do this, please chime in! Rosemary's a freakin' NYT bestselling author and ma… https://t.co/X9H7PLLVDgLawful Good. The rest of you are freaks. https://t.co/B5phy0VrvHIs there any way to get twitter verified now? I've got some exciting stuff coming out soon, and it would be awfully… https://t.co/axHBgfyUyn
Retweeted by Zach WeinersmithWho likes Space Age creepiness? https://t.co/jMrnAe00vM
1/22
2020
We’re doing this thing — starting today! It’s amazing to get to work every day with our fantastic staff and our p… https://t.co/5uMApvjvVe
Retweeted by Zach WeinersmithHave you noticed this quirk of English where you can state a fetish via French? 1) Name an activity 2) Find the wo… https://t.co/uscVyx7bTWQuestion for those who've won glory everlasting in the clash of shields, the play of war: What hoard of treasures… https://t.co/kC2DIfmiPmWhoever figured out that you can freeze yogurt and tell kids it's a popsicle has done more for human wellbeing than… https://t.co/434neUum1NLesson learned. From now on, only comics about Victorian romance novel heroines who have filthy inner thoughts. @ryanqnorth @lar_emo God is a giant yellow coin, and the sooner y'all get with the program, the better off we'll be, Coin willing.Romance https://t.co/8zGXwvCRVP (click for full comic) #smbc #hiveworks https://t.co/rUENplqDiZ
1/21
2020
Today we announced the #AdamSavageBookClub on @testedcom! The first book is @standupmaths' Humble Pi: When Math Goe… https://t.co/KhhHIjUbhW
Retweeted by Zach WeinersmithClarification: Assume they're in a state that was modern/wealthy at both times, e.g. Canada, USA.Inspired by an earlier thread, without looking up any data, comparing a 21 year old boomer to a 21 year old person… https://t.co/wcWOU1YSNI @NChancellorPhys @luketheyeti I'm not sure the data bears that out, though it depends on who you're comparing to wh… https://t.co/L9Tjt0edlm @graygoogirl See, millenials just don't trust under 30 either. @welcumbackotter Possibly, though I've tried to read about lots of ones that failed. Also, all of them failed and s… https://t.co/hLvwkFvj2t @luketheyeti I would add, that I consider this complaint very millenial! Boomer kids kind of just went, in a way I… https://t.co/HIDfvEVlyW @luketheyeti This is a common objection, but I don't buy it. Hippie communes tended to be small and on cheap shitty… https://t.co/5KM2ZXSye3 @Swoopy Some of it may just be pragmatic, e.g. a 50s kid was way more likely to know how to build a house, fix a ca… https://t.co/476H1iG5dVMaybe underneath is this other thing I think I've observed - boomer kids were looking for alternative authorities,… https://t.co/Iiqij9Z1pP @Swoopy I mean, they can and as far as I can tell they aren't!I think some of that is learning from the past, but it could just be (to be tediously economic about it) the "baske… https://t.co/gMhJtSXiGwPut another way - it's hard for me to believe you could get a lot of cohorts of millenials to move to the desert to… https://t.co/zE8hbxemKzMillennials seem to me to be comparatively tame about actually having deeply alternative lifestyles (communes, cult… https://t.co/XgrGYZRoTqOffhand thought: I've been reading about counterculture stuff from about the late 30s through the 70s. Interesting… https://t.co/TAIihVNnHaLot of people saying marriage is a coop game, honestly sounds like they aren't Winners. #winning https://t.co/tDI38NhcQx @SurelyWrite Yep, that sounds pretty in-their-face to me.I'm 827 to 61 against @FuSchmu. Total slaughter. @ConanOfLibraria Easy. Figure out who's losing. That person is not winning.Please post point totals if you have them.Married people: Who's winning the marriage - you or your spouse? @ryanqnorth @KevinBowrin I'm notarizing it as Ryan North Approved. @matt_heath Okay, let's do this. If we're talking the space of motion in bondage (let's call it bspace), doesn't i… https://t.co/dwwBoG73Vl @UtQueantLax Typo!Joke idea. Too niche? https://t.co/or5RVIDA4HNerds of twitter, Stark is a top-notch comic book editrix. We have to help her! https://t.co/bNLdJ3FwynInterested in participating in BAHFest Houston 2020 on March 8th? Applications are due Jan 22nd! Wanna participat… https://t.co/Fyg8CSOTE9
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Retweeted by Zach Weinersmith @julia_saltz There's already a book on Mercury 13, but some time in the next decade I might try doing a graphic novel of Steadman!
1/20
2020

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