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Alistair Croll
Thinking about the intersection of tech & society. Once Extremely Online.
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Alistair Croll Mar 17
Replying to @lisavation
Thank you!
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Alistair Croll Mar 17
Each year, my daughter raises money to fight heart disease. She's worked all year on this (adorable, but I'm biased) video. If you want to join her, donate at . Every bit helps!
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Alistair Croll Mar 17
When I look at I’m amazed at how many amazing talks happened. And undergoing social media withdrawal and turning a stack of looseleaf into analog Twitter was classic.
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Alistair Croll Mar 17
Great thread from Alex for context about the role—and ability—social platforms play in content dissemination.
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Alistair Croll Mar 17
Replying to @anildash
The Verified Filter Bubble is something I wasn’t aware of until I got a blue dot. Seems disingenuous.
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Alistair Croll Mar 17
Am I pronouncing Ñan cat right?
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Alistair Croll Mar 14
Replying to @SeamusHughes
Wow. This is pervasive and persuasive. Thanks for sharing.
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@Richi Jennings Mar 14
Sir paints a depressing picture of the . But his open letter also celebrates huge achievements. , but not everyone is on board the TBL-fanboi bus. In at , spins sticky silk:
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Alistair Croll Mar 13
Hey, data scientists. Or, for that matter, anyone who cares about data. Which is everyone. Go subscribe to
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Alistair Croll Mar 13
Replying to @shacyrasjohnson
LOL. I thought a lot about this. I went with it because it increased the contrast against the first line, and (subtly) suggested “more women” in general (rather than just in tech panels. But my grammar, has indeed suffered. ;)
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Alistair Croll Mar 12
Knowing it is very likely she *is*, in fact, overthinking things. Much to your tremendous good fortune. Buy this book.
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Alistair Croll Mar 11
I’d like to edit the messages on my Apple Watch. Instead of “good job, you stood up” it could just say, “congratulations, human, on your sustained mobility.”
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Alistair Croll Mar 11
If we were able to discern the difference between tribalism, politics, and governance we’d be much better off.
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Alistair Croll Mar 11
Looking forward to this; so much to discuss.
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Monica Rogati 15 Nov 15
The Bechdel test for tech conferences: 1) two women speaking 2) on the same panel 3) not about women in tech.
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Alistair Croll Mar 10
Interesting thread. People unite behind a common enemy. If that enemy is the automation of dissent then maybe, just maybe, humans will unite against it. And come out a better species as a result.
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Alistair Croll Mar 10
Replying to @cowgirljesse
There are beer panels?!?
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Dr. Joanne Kamens Mar 10
Replying to @acroll @sherrymarts
Panels can be great if you follow these steps. There’s nothing worse then a boring one—except a panel with no diversity is worse.
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Alistair Croll Mar 10
Replying to @fifima2
Me too!
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Alistair Croll Mar 10
Replying to @Epixcs @annabrandberg
I was thrilled to see how diverse the game devs I learned about in the last 24h were. Got to add a lot more people to my feed.
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