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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 10m
Left: 3 on Mac; right: 2 on Mac. Extra white space under each tweet on TB3 is wasted, I think. (TB2 gets 4 tweets into space that TB3 only manages 3.) Information density FTW. I don’t read Twitter for the white space. It adds up.
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Tor Ekeland 13h
My dad was tortured by the Gestapo for 4 days and thrown in a concentration camp for being in the Norwegian Resistance. Growing up, he would tell me things he learned in the Resistance. I thought, I'm never going to need this stuff. Here's some things of those things
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Charles Arthur 54m
Replying to @jgpmolloy
ow. Very best wishes that their plan is cunning (but not Baldrick-style cunning), John.
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Charles Arthur 56m
Replying to @jgpmolloy
plenty more at - it’s a goldmine! Also - radiotherapy? I thought you were Chemo Boy.
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Charles Arthur 1h
Replying to @BTC1W @freecloud
on the basis that Google Trends correlates pretty well with what people are reading about/looking to read about…
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Ben White Jun 23
Total disinformation. Obama admin had no such policy. Numbers vastly smaller and done in cases of suspected trafficking and when no parental relationship could be established.
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John Robb Jun 23
Yelp's social media circuit breaker (great example of corporate physical disconnection) to stop trolls from tanking the Red Hen ratings page after shunning Sarah Sanders.
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Charles Arthur 1h
Perhaps a caller to Farage’s LBC show could ask him about this, since he appears to have some serious questions to answer. (I changed the text to BOW rather than Bloomberg’s near-unreadable serif WOB. You’re welcome.)
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Charles Arthur 1h
Replying to @rupertbe
Can you not read? The article spells out exactly what the word is used to mean literally *immediately after it is used*.
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Charles Arthur 2h
Replying to @layoutSubviews
Too busy writing!
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Charles Arthur 2h
Have been listening to Arctic Monkey’s “Tranquillity Base Hotel and Casino” pretty much on a loop for weeks. Love the ideas, the tunes, the lyrics. “Four Out Of Five” a track of wonder.
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Charles Arthur 2h
Replying to @layoutSubviews
Ah, haven’t watched that. Should I?
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Michael Love 6h
Yeah, no. There’s virtually no reason for a consumer to pick Android over ChromeOS in a tablet nowadays.
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Rory Cellan-Jones 6h
Great thread - every country thinks it has great science but is bad at turning that into great companies. Truth is it’s a long complex road from lab to market
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Charles Arthur 3h
Replying to @creativeblock_
But he initially seemed to think it did ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
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Charles Arthur 3h
Replying to @jgpmolloy
Yeah - has been discounted by those in the field. They reckon it’s fake.
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Charles Arthur 4h
Start Up: is the smart home an abuser’s dream?, a simple malaria test, Micron v China, Proxima Centauri ahoy!, and more
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NYT Climate 17h
“We now have concrete evidence that Scott Pruitt offered to use taxpayer resources to do favors for the lobbyist who gave him a sweetheart deal on a D.C. condo,” says the executive director of the Sierra Club.
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Charles Arthur 4h
Reports of a simple - and potentially devastating - iPhone passcode hack turned out to be wrong
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