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Nicolas
Anthropology. Computers. Previously: engineering; anthropology
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Nicolas 18h
Working on open source software is another one of life's exercises in endless patience that gradually erodes any hope you may have had for humanity as your days are invaded by Entitled Man opening one word issues and angrily barking about what he wants from you
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Bloomberg Opinion Aug 3
In the war against Covid-19, some of the most old-fashioned solutions have been the most effective: 😷Wear a mask 🚪Self-quarantine if you have symptoms 🌳Take activities outdoors Should the simple act of opening windows be added to the list?
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Glenn Greenwald Jul 25
When I interviewed Evo Morales in Mexico City last December - the month after he was forced under threats to leave Bolivia - he was very clear that he regarded what happened as what he called “a Lithium Coup.” It’s good Elon Musk is admitting this:
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Eric Topol Jul 25
"These data support calls for the recognition of aerosol (ie, traditional airborne) transmission of " An exceptional review of particle sizes of various pathogens and what can be done to limit spread, type of masks 😷,ventilation
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Nicolas Jul 22
The rise of the US Police State
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Nicolas Jul 21
Hmmm this sounds so familiar. Can't quite put my finger on which other country has been doing this for the last 75 years 🤔
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Marco Rogers Jul 14
This convo comes up every so often. Much has been said about the idea of being "passionate" about tech. Including the ways that it can foster an environment of in-grouping and exclusion. It's not a coincidence that this comes up more often as we've tried to make tech more diverse
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Nicolas Jul 15
Replying to @SarahNEmerson
I don't know what it's like there now, but specific people used to have elevated access. It could be that one of them had their credentials comprised, but just speculation. We'll have to wait for Twitter's report
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Nicolas Jul 15
Twitter will be lucky if the Bitcoin scam is the only thing people did after gaining admin access. I wouldn't be surprised if the FTC chooses to investigate this latest security incident
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Bob "The Disruptor" Marshall ♥️💎 Jul 13
Replying to @flowchainsensei
When cutting corners, often the first corner to be cut is the analysis of the risks involved in any given cutting of corners.
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Eric Topol Jul 14
COVID19 has pan-body disease manifestations and this is the best review to date on all the non-lung potential impacts, system by system, new by and colleagues
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Bloomberg Opinion Jul 10
Replying to @bopinion
California’s Newsom has done many of the same things that his Republican counterparts are being criticized for. He: 🍻Reopened bars ✍️🏼Declined to issue a statewide mask mandate 🤷🏻‍♂️Ceded the reopening process to the counties
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Duncan Chisholm Jul 9
There are very few people who can match for writing tunes Charlie has a real gift for crafting original and exciting melodies Here with on guitar for is one of his great reels 'The Rizla' Enjoy the weekend and stay safe ❤️
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Nicolas Jul 9
If you think someone quit your team because they weren't a good "culture fit" you probably need to look a little harder at how your team behaves
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Nicolas Jul 9
San Francisco, take note...
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Nicolas Jul 9
Replying to @fat
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Nicolas Jul 9
Replying to @fat
Pandora's Hope is quite accessible and has good stories. We Have Never Been Modern is a more academic critique of modernism. He's written a lot more since but this is where I started
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Nicolas Jul 9
Replying to @fat
Ironically, the most disorganized orgs can leave the most space for these kinds of emergent networks and collaborations to form. We then try and frame all that work in terms of external "performance evaluation criteria" that doesn't guide any of the work itself
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Nicolas Jul 9
Replying to @fat
I'm going to keep suggesting you read Bruno Latour's work every year until I die
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MSNBC Jul 7
Dr. Aileen Marty says her hospitals have treated patients for COVID-19 who are "asymptomatic as far as they can tell, but when we do chest x-rays on these people, 67% show lung damage." "They may feel great, but they’re not great."
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