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Charles Arthur
Journalist, speaker, moderator. The Guardian’s Technology editor 2009-14. Coming May ‘18: Cyber Wars, on hacking. Prev: Digital Wars: Apple v Google v Microsoft
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Charles Arthur 4h
Wow this kid. Can imagine some sweating in the NRA press office.
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Rob Leathern 🛠 5h
“There is a segment of this society that will shrug this off and send their thoughts and prayers but march for hours over a rainbow wedding cake”
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Pádraig Belton 5h
Basically, from the FT snuck in to the UKIP emergency general meeting and transcribed the Best Political Speech Ever.
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“GotNews and Other Disreputable Sites Sued for Naming Innocent Teen as the Charlottesville Killer”. Oof.
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abdul Feb 16
as someone named Abdul i’ll never understand what it’s like to be generalized by the actions of a few. must be rough, thank you for sharing your story.
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Charles Arthur 4h
But it’s included in the tweet. I’d think that wasn’t authored by Trump. They write multiple and offer him a choice, he chooses.
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Jason 5h
Replying to @rcade @goldengateblond
So now we have the school shooting generation; My son just turned 19
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Rogers Cadenhead 5h
Replying to @goldengateblond
The math I did after Parkland was that a child born the day of Columbine is now 18.
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Ana Navarro 7h
I’ve never seen more compelling advocates than the survivors of . They’re not political hacks, partisans or professional spokespeople. They’re teen-agers robbed of their innocence. They demand better of adults in charge, who’ve failed them. They’re hard to ignore.
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Charles Arthur 5h
Replying to @fmbutt
Belief is that that was ok’d by FB PR.
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Charles Arthur 5h
Parody account. Don’t spread them.
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Charles Arthur 5h
Executive vice-chair of Omnicom Media Group, having a go at Facebook’s head of ads over those “Russia’s ad spend on Facebook was pretty much not a problem” tweets.
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shauna 8h
As I’m watching the brave kids from Parkland mobilize, I’m doing the math and realizing the Sandy Hook survivors are about 13 now.
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Charles Arthur 8h
Replying to @ascorbic @d1gi
At a guess, 25 or so? Or at least for it not to be an automatic translation. Could be older if you weren’t born in UK but moved here.
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Charles Arthur 8h
Replying to @ascorbic @d1gi
..to British ears over a certain age, yes. Unfortunately we’re stuck with it.
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Paul 🌹📚 Cooper Feb 17
My favourite recent follow is , a bot that RTs accidental iambic pentameter
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J0nathan A1bright 18h
People need to realize that IRA op was not based on 'bots'. These were smart people. Working in shifts. They reported to supervisors, took🇺🇸proficiency tests, & met📈goals. For now, 'bots' are for tricking *Non-Human* audience. Like trending, recommendation & search algorithms.
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Charles Arthur 9h
Replying to @counternotions @gassee
I was hoping to get a prescription. I mean subscription.
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Rob Leathern 🛠 11h
Replying to @robleathern
"Kids who grow up with higher levels of violence as a backdrop in their lives, based on MRI scans, have weaker real-time neural connections and interaction in parts of the brain involved in awareness, judgment,& ethical and emotional processing" neuroscientist MH Immordino-Yang
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