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Nicolas
AFK. Anthropology, philosophy, sciences, design, computation, music, stories, animals. Past: Engineering ; Anthropology .
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Nicolas Nov 22
"My Life As A Turkey" - This is one of my all-time favourite documentaries! It's based on the wonderful, magical book "Illumination in the Flatwoods" by biologist Joe Hutto.
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Nicolas Nov 16
Some of the beautiful photographs my brother takes on his travels. More on Instagram
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Nicolas Nov 16
Imagine building a network to connect humans across the world, and then ignoring over a century of worldwide research into human networks.
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Eric Holthaus Nov 13
Global carbon emissions actually went *up* in 2017, according to a new report out today.
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Nicolas Nov 11
"Abstractions are bad" says person sitting at the top of a mountain of proven abstractions. "Contraints are bad" says person quietly empowered and supported by thoughtful constraints. "Tools are bad" says person using tools to complain about tools.
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Nicolas Nov 10
Replying to @necolas
Meaningless but crazy stats from the last 3 years of programming: 1,845 commits; 0.25M LOC (+1M/-0.75M).
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Nicolas Nov 10
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Nicolas Nov 10
Replying to @necolas
And then it started raining in SF…
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Nicolas Nov 10
Goodbye ! Day 2,034 is my last. Thank you for the good times and great friends 🎉
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Nicolas Nov 9
*drinks too much alcohol* *talks too much* *regrets it in the morning*
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Nicolas Nov 9
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태미 (Oseltamivir Phosphate) Nov 7
i wake up and stare at my asian eyes with animosity, wishing they were blue, i tie my hair up with a chopstick and wash my face with kimchi. then i go to kitchen cook my dog for breakfast but not before turning on the radio to listen to gangnam style, the song of my people
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Nicolas Nov 8
We only have about 2 years left to begin—and 30 years to complete—the massive decarbonization of civilization if we're to avoid the worst of climate change.
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Laura Bassett Nov 7
The man who wrote the anti-trans bathroom bill just lost the election to a trans woman. Let that sink in.
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Charlotte Clymer🏳️‍🌈 Nov 6
1/ I have some things to say about the Texas shooting. It’s gonna piss some people off, and that’s too bad. It needs to be said. (thread)
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Nicolas Nov 7
YouTube and industrialised nightmare production. "This is a deeply dark time, in which the structures we have built to sustain ourselves are being used against us — all of us — in systematic and automated ways."
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Tom Randall Nov 6
Remarkable words by the former vice-chairman of GM, predicting the total disintegration of his industry in 15 years
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Nicolas Nov 6
The giant mass of plastic waste taking over the Caribbean. "The most disgusting thing I’ve seen in the water"
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Nicolas Nov 6
This is so bad. Silicon Valley has designed the most powerful vectors for propaganda in history. And they're being used against Western democracies on a daily basis.
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Nicolas Nov 5
Replying to @Daniel15 @jordwalke
A few of us on the web team get it. We used experiment data, design reasoning, and foot stomping to overcome persistent internal myths and pushback
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