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zeynep tufekci @zeynep floating in a most peculiar way

Thinking about our tools, ourselves. @UNCSILS prof+@NYTimes writer. Columns:@SciAm @Wired. Book:https://t.co/j57eEmRHYw Sign-up: https://t.co/AuuEUHWn84

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I want to be a fly on the wall at the Christian Dior meeting over their position on the Spratly Islands https://t.co/v2X6cMgIPK
Retweeted by zeynep tufekciJust last week, Blizzard said its decision to slap a one-year ban (now shortened to 6 months) on @blitzchungHS for… https://t.co/eI87Dovw1a
Retweeted by zeynep tufekciLegislators chanting “five demands, not one less.” https://t.co/hBFPj3lbsN
10/17
2019
The Trump (digital) campaign has huge advantages over the Democrats: not only is Trump outspending them, he's been… https://t.co/6aBVgNpEub
Retweeted by zeynep tufekci @blakehounshell Maybe—but also this may mean he can do anything and say how can anyone take any of this seriously—j… https://t.co/V6SNxxjtIr @Pinboard This is my current galaxy brain take: https://t.co/kXeYTmtbBT @kerobinso @threadreaderapp @danothebeach 💪Now people in Turkey and probably in Northern Syria are trying to figure this out. If this doesn’t kill the myth an… https://t.co/rruMQaYsKlSolid subpray https://t.co/OtuHnvzWXQ
Retweeted by zeynep tufekci @MITSloanExecEd You mean the excellent @zeynepton, not me I think. 😄Super sharp take by @zeynep. https://t.co/a4mNPaJMgM
Retweeted by zeynep tufekciMore fodder for my question. All this out of weakness or strength? https://t.co/48qwhKugN6 @gwbstr @jessicacweiss Their understanding of social movements and attention seems to have evaporated. There are mu… https://t.co/ySOMQSSobi @ClaireBerlinski @EricRichards22 Yes. It's a fascinating question for me, and I think a lot of things are possible… https://t.co/FoWd7GhmpyIt makes me suspect that things internally are much worse than they look for China https://t.co/wpn0SfF1nB
Retweeted by zeynep tufekciA surveillance system from Chinese tech giant Huawei with the power to identify and track individuals is being roll… https://t.co/W3jBgrfYjR
Retweeted by zeynep tufekci @tressiemcphd It comes across as weak, not strong. It’s not isomorphic to “lock her up” if that’s what they had in mind.INVESTIGATION: A US ad agency ran a massive Facebook scam that used misleading celebrity ads, fake news articles, a… https://t.co/qgCCEwsKae
Retweeted by zeynep tufekciDon't let ppl tell you "things are changing faster than ever." In 1880, NYC had no subway, cars, or electricity. I… https://t.co/7tEfrSK8op
Retweeted by zeynep tufekcithis group files the paperwork for the big peaceful marches, which have basically been outlawed now. https://t.co/5Wpp2fMbH0
Retweeted by zeynep tufekciThis is horrifying. The CHRF are the conveners of the three massive peaceful marches in Hong Kong this summer, the… https://t.co/EGr5ev5tGA
Retweeted by zeynep tufekciTHREE HOURS. No climate change. Not a single environmental question at all. Mind blowing.
Retweeted by zeynep tufekci @Pinboard @Birdyword IncredibleExcellent read. https://t.co/iQQetVFVC5
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10/16
2019
This is really, really good and worth your time. https://t.co/iaAUi5mE8n
Retweeted by zeynep tufekci @nateschenkkan Shark jumped something something @donaldball Genuinely asking a question!Thank you! The mom expresses her gratitude and amazement. It shouldn’t come down to fundraising but here we are. To… https://t.co/FTqvjRyjrS @krislevrek Very kind of you! I genuinely don’t know the answer.Very interesting review of alternatives. Will be very interesting to see which turns out to be correct. https://t.co/4c48v7MItM
Retweeted by zeynep tufekciGreat look at what the hell China is up to. And "the speed with which Western companies revealed that they lack eve… https://t.co/8IH90LHLCh
Retweeted by zeynep tufekciAlmost there! Less than $500 left to give this family pretty good news. They can certainly use a break after all th… https://t.co/gNsEQiMXMjAmazing poll result. 72% of Hong Kongers say they distrust the Hong Kong government and police force. Over HALF put… https://t.co/ogoR0ytVFX
Retweeted by zeynep tufekci“...because if one government understands attention dynamics online, it’s China’s.” Sharp, thought-provoking piece… https://t.co/z9siDBXMPC
Retweeted by zeynep tufekciFantastic article on China https://t.co/S7aWdxau7h
Retweeted by zeynep tufekciSuch a great piece. And the answer to the question may be the most consequential thing in global politics for the n… https://t.co/Pwx3LSrNts
Retweeted by zeynep tufekci @DaveDuFourNBA Thank you!Everybody read this. This is excellent. "Future Daryl Moreys of the world will know not to tweet, rather than dele… https://t.co/T1TSnbaox2
Retweeted by zeynep tufekcithrought-provoking article from @zeynep as always: https://t.co/AJqhrnI3ne
Retweeted by zeynep tufekci @bobwoodbury Thank you! Yeah the tools we have are the tools we have.Essential reading on #china, tech and geo-politics. https://t.co/gCHGaOOrHF
Retweeted by zeynep tufekciAmericans of all stripes have lambasted the NBA, Apple, and Blizzard Entertainment for caving so quickly to Chinese… https://t.co/NJ7Q7qpjfq
Retweeted by zeynep tufekciWhy did the Chinese government bring so much attention to Hong Kong through the Streisand effect? It's unclear. https://t.co/vrcmHEL53R
Retweeted by zeynep tufekci @kimbustion the world isn't paying that much attention, unfortunately. If anything, that brought more attention to that.Good thread and links. #geoeconomics @choermoraes @geoffreygertz https://t.co/2YhQwW4D3m
Retweeted by zeynep tufekci @gwbstr @jessicacweiss But they've now got ESPN discussing Chinese censorship in my gym TV at random big hotel. Did… https://t.co/id7IRsycRO @ncweaver But that should’ve been foreseeable, at least the NBA part blowing up. There’s a lot of research showing… https://t.co/kexWO78iFPThat's the question! It's a genuine question without an obvious answer to me, and I don't think "just because they… https://t.co/hbZt65BNpgMy plea to Googlers is: move this debate from internal meme boards to where it is physically outdoors. Let people,… https://t.co/mv3L2uJiTq
Retweeted by zeynep tufekci @gwbstr Contrast this moment with earlier smarter moves, though. Is it a change? Is it out of strength or weakness? @tomdrabowicz There are incompatible answers here, though. @sanjanah Thank you!NEW piece from me: We're missing the important question about China. The mystery isn't why Apple and NBA are quick… https://t.co/30oiOpeRBNThis fundraiser has only $1750 to go! Yesterday the mom got the day off just to sleep. (Seriously, she just slept!)… https://t.co/2VcMDEfMbd @asociologist @ubiquity75 Ugh @NatGaertner @Pinboard That’s exactly what it is to me! It’s about as dysfunctional as that green lock on the URL. @ubiquity75 That’s how I acquired lots of new 9V batteries now—totally wasteful but that 3am thing was for real! Let’s not talk about it. @IgorBrigadir @Pinboard Yeah trying that now. The scissors are looking awfully nice though. @IgorBrigadir @Pinboard I just replaced the battery with a brand new one and still beeping. Really close to snippin… https://t.co/8YphOuaOHjhi hardwired smoke alarms with battery backup are a safety risk because they beep like mad when the battery is mere… https://t.co/vsOLuTmVbaJust passed the halfway mark for this single mom with two kids! To repeat: no other immediate help is available. So… https://t.co/eAI0Tpek3j @peterjcrosby @slpng_giants Thank you!This is exactly the poverty trap. It's expensive to be poor. I can get away with my pre-dented 19-year old Civic b… https://t.co/GMtt3kuISwFirst update! 🙏 Now for a reliable car. We've located a Civic with little over 100K! My own Civic runs great at 200… https://t.co/6Q59VwQqmw @jeffmeland Thanks, I'm mostly a messenger with social media followers... @rightsduff Yeah. There are a number of issues to address, there, too with this family. They've been lucky but like… https://t.co/AyGDRp4Xja @rightsduff Yeah. Most crises that I hear of come about because of something simple. Car dies, can't quickly replac… https://t.co/G6DPWnTvNvBecause I can remember a few, less dire, "what do we do now?" times as a single mom. Luckily not as dire as this, a… https://t.co/AZcyMigRki
Retweeted by zeynep tufekci @lizozselcuk Thank you. It makes all the difference to have a bit of help at the right time. This woman is less luc… https://t.co/BvHllmaVFIYou've almost raised $2,000. 🙏So *tomorrow* they will move out of their expensive and crappy hotel and move to an a… https://t.co/157lMRpCUd @MotherlandLost Thank you!! @TheTattooedProf Thank you! @_MariaPetrova Thank you! First $2,000 gets them an acceptable living place and then we've located a reliable car f… https://t.co/Lw3btwqzmN @rightsduff Thank you! So much hidden poverty where I live mostly because of housing costs and not enough living wa… https://t.co/0cG4BBihzxI only share local cases facing immediate crisis where social services cannot step up in time. (Not for lack of try… https://t.co/SV9AXHEDflWant to change two kids lives? I met them last night. Single mom and two sweet kids are in a poverty trap—a few tho… https://t.co/h39X3llmjUWhat should we call the opposite of phishing? https://t.co/38Rh89yOkp
Retweeted by zeynep tufekciDaryl Morey: Freedom is good. LeBron James: Daryl Morey is wrong. https://t.co/9fOUdQqihl
Retweeted by zeynep tufekciThis! 👇Very much this! 👌@zeynep @WIRED https://t.co/sBrXaqXQc3
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10/15
2019
@rachel_cheung1 Say what?.@tsunami_dem movement has just called on Catalans to collapse Barcelona's airport, Hong Kong style in protest at t… https://t.co/zkCvZCxPeF
Retweeted by zeynep tufekciAlways important to point out that the "38 bystanders did nothing" is a myth: one man broke up the first attack, tw… https://t.co/lxtCKf9b4e
Retweeted by zeynep tufekciAnother aerial of today's rally in Hong Kong. The protests are in their *fifth* month and have faced thousands of a… https://t.co/05GYtkQQsSWhat happens when people are finally allowed a single legal rally.—massive turnout. #HongKongProtests https://t.co/fmBJfKdNew
10/14
2019
Are you planning to apply to PhDs on technology, democracy, and social change? In this post, I share lessons from 8… https://t.co/IpWtPrOpXq
Retweeted by zeynep tufekciToday's "blossom everywhere" protests means @hkmaplive is very lit, giving an accessible overview on what hotspots… https://t.co/MhW7b4bp5y
Retweeted by zeynep tufekciAh yes it’s true we shared with Chinese telecom companies but this either ended or will end soon. All. Is. Well. Tr… https://t.co/n1bY6DO53v
Retweeted by zeynep tufekciWe have to constantly repeat and never assume we are saying it too much or too often, because it will always be the… https://t.co/MxVFEnxJho
Retweeted by zeynep tufekci"The end of silence": A *fantastically* reported long piece by @bbosker at @TheAtlantic, on the noise produced by d… https://t.co/dlAYWbsOkN
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10/13
2019
@nateschenkkan And not like this is all a consequence of one of the most bipartisan policies ever, with remarkable… https://t.co/S598o4H66c @nateschenkkan It’s been... incredible. Anything happen in this region before January 2016? Nope, nothing to see here. 😬 @jmulich @profmusgrave @BeijingPalmer Heh @JordanUhl @rafaelshimunov We don't even need the video, because this still frame should get a Pulitzer. https://t.co/BQ4im5WS9E
Retweeted by zeynep tufekciAt least 18 Tibetans have been detained in Nepal in connection w Xi Jinping’s visit. Reports say Nepal may be about… https://t.co/S0K5yh5mSm
Retweeted by zeynep tufekciLord Fraser of Corriegarth waves his fist at the Extinction Rebellion band as they make their way past his house in… https://t.co/4Imk400hdj
Retweeted by zeynep tufekci @sfmnemonic @laurenceb @GlennF @bad__scientist @Apple @tim_cook @hkmaplive You do you! I have nothing more to say. @sfmnemonic @laurenceb @GlennF @bad__scientist @Apple @tim_cook @hkmaplive I’m going to leave it here, but when one… https://t.co/7rUewZCtRG @sfmnemonic @laurenceb @GlennF @bad__scientist @Apple @tim_cook @hkmaplive With all such questions, deciding to "wa… https://t.co/I3xLsUpd22 @sfmnemonic @laurenceb @GlennF @bad__scientist @Apple @tim_cook @hkmaplive I absolutely reject that. When someone m… https://t.co/9tuCA3F9RB @sfmnemonic @laurenceb @GlennF @bad__scientist @Apple @tim_cook @hkmaplive When substantial claims are this far off… https://t.co/0cRtWZZ1cm
10/12
2019

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