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Dan Davies
Senior Research Advisor, Frontline Analysts. Economics, finance, jokes. Warning: often a high output feed.
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Dan Davies 2h
I'm frightened that the algorithm will match me with people who could conceivably punch me
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Dan Davies 2h
Is there a potential monetization model where Twitter charges media outlets a licensing fee for every lazy story based entirely on tweets?
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Dan Davies 2h
have they got Doris Stokes in?
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Dan Davies 3h
can't, blocked myself when the spam was getting uncontrollable
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Felix Gilman 3h
don't back down. do it. destroy twitter
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Dan Davies 3h
Thinking about it, the ideal Twitter would be an unbroken stream of my opinions and you buggers would have no way to reply to them.
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Dan Davies 3h
Pokiticans don't get paid for doing things for Wall Street. They get paid for *being the kind of person* who does things for Wall Street
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grodaeu 3h
Good point. If I got connected to people interested in some of the stuff I tweet about I'd have to delete my account
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Simon H. 3h
Me: Tories are bad. New Twitter: Here's what the Tories are talking about!
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Dan Davies 3h
beginning to see the benefits of an algorithm
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Dan Davies 3h
Mate, if I tweet something about an otter, I want to be talking to my friends, not a dozen randoms who like otters
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Dan Davies 3h
"If you're seeking the kind of candidate who has never garotted a drifter, I am not that candidate. But if you're looking for a candidate...
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Dan Davies 3h
As David Stove said "you may say I am taking this out of context. But the context it is in is just more of the same rubbish"
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Dan Davies 3h
"if you're looking for someone who has not murdered a dozen transients, I am not that candidate. But if you're looking for...
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Dan Davies 4h
I always find I think he's either dead right or totally wrong, with no pattern to the issues
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Dan Davies 4h
I dunno, most of the Big Names I've met have followed the "bigger the star, nicer they are" pattern
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Dan Davies 4h
I heard him on drive time radio I think. He's a real moron, the sort you hardly see any more.
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Dan Davies 4h
is he the radio presenter?
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Dan Davies 4h
oh yes you're right. Figure was widely believed at the time
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Dan Davies 4h
Great essay on the paradox which is Jeffrey Sachs
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