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@ericblue I couldn’t make it last night to QSLA DTLA. Hope it was good!.@jonathanmayer Police, meet Ms. Streisand and her effect.great interviews MT @DougHenwood: New Greek finance minister @yanisvaroufakis has been on Behind the News 16x. Links: http://t.co/90MwYQONS8
Former assistant FBI director: Keep Fear Alive. http://t.co/HOUWnI9G5c http://t.co/v8nvLbUQRV
Retweeted by Dan O'Donnell@tbridge Fresh chock-chip cookies!? I’ll be right over! Oh wait, snowstorm, flights cancelled. Dammit, I can’t make it this time…
Film critic @JoeMorgenstern on the closing of Vidiots, the 'Alexandria library of video shops' http://t.co/rQaBuglJCY http://t.co/y2GGZKnLGx
Retweeted by Dan O'DonnellSocialist snow plows keep clearing all the roads around my house. Will this Obama tyranny never end? #BlizzardOf2015 http://t.co/tGaPWlenxe
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@SuzanneWaldman economic austerity as national policy stops wage growth and reduces popular consumption
@kilbo Yep. (For 10 years old.).@kilbo Going behind the Orange Curtain tomorrow to hopefully look at this: http://t.co/bVUFoGeJix @atlauren@kilbo It’s actually a really good car, just 1ppm over the limit and old, hard to find parts. Okay in AZ or NV, but not in CA. #Sux2BMe@kilbo Oh yeah, it gets worse. Had it painted in Nov for ~$3k. Now will probably have to sell it - in AZ. Hope to get my $ out of it.@kilbo And even then it’s not all of them.#CluelessCongress MT @jwz: 6 Weeks' Paid Leave Opposed By People With 33 Weeks' Paid Leave. The New Yorker: http://t.co/ocQPSZNCLx@atlauren Try American Hustle. It’s great seeing his chrxr get plowed under. #PaybackIsaBitch@nigelkersten Apparently you haven’t yet seen Chris Hemsworth in Blackhat… #1FingerAtaTime #LikeBodyDoubleButHandDouble@kilbo Yeah, I’m sure that new king is gonna follow US Senators’ request right away. #WillGetRightOnThat@kilbo That’s a pretty weak god they’ve got if they have to be afraid of people who do magic. Wait, what? People can do magic!?Took my car in for $2k of engine work so it would pass CALIF smog test. It failed by 1ppm. Argh..@marczak I thought most restaurant websites - like architecture websites - are one entire page of Flash… #failmad skillz in archery http://t.co/4qTZi4kwdE.@nils_gilman TBF, historians say that GWB is worst president of all time are right, but economists who say Reaganomics is right are wrong.Secret databases. Untargeted collection. It's not the NSA this time. The DEA was collecting phone records in bulk. https://t.co/SI6IIQv1dd
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.@climaterisk One of our eminent leaders @MikeBloomberg finally figures out the existential threat? #LateToTheParty http://t.co/jt4eI4gums@kilbo It’s a CorpWorld we live in.
@tbridge Saw that and thought “Brawndo!”…@kilbo It would be funny if it weren’t so true/sad.
Foreign fighters in Iraq and Syria - where they come from (RFE): http://t.co/U4nARs2A5C
TBTF banks’ currency desks and currency traders take big losses by shorting the CHF. #LeverageWorksBothWays http://t.co/RQxmJPPcqn
@SuzanneWaldman Brilliant!There needs to be a new category of wearables that can detect how much your soul has been crushed/willpower... http://t.co/VqpWK2zGcs
Retweeted by Dan O'DonnellAs the CIA continues to publish reports on its activities, it has developed a style all its own: "Federal Surrealism" http://t.co/KmrYNvkVoK
Retweeted by Dan O'Donnell@MalcolmTeas Thoroughly (and humorously) debunked by Le Petit Journal, France’s equivalent of The Daily Show, http://t.co/pUCovH620W.@atlauren http://t.co/qtqycA3UR4 #bakeshackInOC@SuzanneWaldman Some assertions presented as fact in here, e.g. “sunny days tend not to be windy, and vice versa”. #CriticalThinkingRequired@SuzanneWaldman What???Heisenberg’s Uncertainty Principle for Website Location Requests: http://t.co/TS9DW0mk08@kingsbury Most definitely useful. Found this: http://t.co/8LxX0207Oh@dhammicmarxist the hosts file and are your friends@bynkii Though it is a good way to avoid doing home network planning and maintenance!@bynkii I see that you caught the satirical/sarcastic reference… :-)…and now it’s time to go down the rabbit hole known as Github… #SundayFunday@rtrouton Found it. I use a similar tactic - I symlink to /Applications/_Foo to “float” them to the top. Thx for the reminder on DirUtil..@rtrouton Is it renamed to Network Diagnostics?@gmarnin thanks! Looking now. (And recreating the symlink.)@rtrouton Ah! Good to know, thanks. (And now that you mention it ISTR that I vaguely remember that.)Just discovered that Network Utility was removed from Mavericks. That’s too bad, it was a good and useful collection of utils.
“In scores of documents leaked by a group of hackers” we learn Turkey is a major weapons supplier to ISIS and AQIS. http://t.co/IAIaWCsuHj@ericgarland They’ve got this high tech “harvesting from the air” which turns up 10s of milliliters per day!@n82ps Speaking for the masters, David Cameron and the Tories.@ericgarland And what will they print the water out of?
#TwoMoreYears RT @anjiecast: All of Congress’s cybersecurity bills in one picture. http://t.co/ajGhiDjd3l
I'm happy to listen to any politician's thoughts on encryption policy after they give a clear summary how Diffie-Hellman key exchange works.
Retweeted by Dan O'DonnellVery interesting story about losing Glenn Seaborg's original plutonium, and then finding it again. https://t.co/4VuyL6oQrK #nuclearhistory
OtPR: Why California almonds are vulnerable to same problem that sank US housing and crashed the economy: http://t.co/Lx2Y5m2RRQ #cadrought
Retweeted by Dan O'DonnellA problem with outlawing the crypto your agencies can't read is that you have to list the crypto your agencies can't read. @Number10gov
Retweeted by Dan O'DonnellReinstalled Mavericks today, not Yosemite.
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Just did that thing where you ride the BART back two stations just to get on the train at a point where there's still room. 2015.
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This should end well. MT @verge: Senator Ted Cruz appointed to oversee NASA in Congress http://t.co/V6ov3Vc00G http://t.co/Wt2Avy8LWWOSX: kernel_task is using 600MB?@cstross @BBCWorld @debcha Damn those who utilizes tragedy to further their own agendas to increase surveillance and suppress free speech.
Retweeted by Dan O'DonnellReading this new William Gibson novel about a dystopic surveillance state. Really wish Gibson would go back to fiction.
Retweeted by Dan O'DonnellMoxie Marlinspike and Whisper Systems people on (podcast) future of mobile comm security from Winter of Code. https://t.co/re403gz4eg
Precedent part too faint MT @KimZetter: @RobertMLee Feds got Sony hack attrib right but set a dangerous precedent, http://t.co/6XHVRPC1Jy@SuzanneWaldman And that is why geoengineering is a bad idea. No guarantee that it won’t have serious or severe unintended consequences.@GlennF The spy world and black world is going to have a field day with that.@GlennF Yeah, now that you mention it…whatever happened to Lytro? (Looking now.)@GlennF Quite true; very clever. Must have been difficult. Story doesn’t say if the Fresnel rings are visible to the eye. I’d like to know.@GlennF And, gotta love that the 300 f/4 is new and improved (and lighter!).@GlennF We aim to please! :-)Nikon has introduced an interesting technology using Fresnel lensing to cause chromatic aberration to cancel itself. http://t.co/1qjwirJiBR
@paulkent I was there, in the RDF. I've always wondered, did you know that was coming? :-)
MT @bkesling: @cjchivers Always puzzled as to how a balaclava translates to well-trained operator.
@atlauren An fyi, @KevinandBean had @ThatKevinSmith on the KROQ morning show just a few weeks ago. You can probably find it in the podcast.@nils_gilman Where are the Smedley Butlers of today?
@SuzanneWaldman And “better” for RE or RW, as opposed to better for the economy and the planet? It’s like religious ideology - illogical.@SuzanneWaldman That’s true, but for many on both sides ideology trumps data and logical analysis. For these, winning is most important.
@kilbo Thanks. I guess that means I have to work on the idea. :-)@DanFrakes Following the Adobe model.@kilbo If you don’t mind I’d like to run the plan(s) past you as I develop it, to see if I’m doing it right.New follower: Day1 has ~59 tweets and ~40 followers. Day2, ~1500 tweets, ~250 followers. Day3, ~2200 tweets, ~340 followers. Bot.@kilbo The PM and planning I can do. I figured I’ll hire the coder. Thanks for the advice on the contract, IP, deliverables, etc.Of USA’s 100 top-paid CEOs, 29 collected more pay than their corporations paid in taxes. http://t.co/0QTnC0bg7N
Retweeted by Dan O'Donnell@conradhackett @ValdisKrebs The big blue part in SoCal, the biggest county is San Bernardino, 95% is unincorporated, uninhabited desert.@kilbo That is actually encouraging. I’m not a coder, but I think I can hire one.@kilbo I don’t know the process well enough to run a project to successful completion. Bits and pieces of process, but not whole enchilada.Every breath you take Every joke you make Every law you break Every call you take I'll be watching you - The Police
Retweeted by Dan O'DonnellYou are here. [800,000 years of atmospheric CO2 levels up to now.] http://t.co/UnXzSiPnlu
Retweeted by Dan O'Donnell@AntheaButler @Chazbet The Chairman sings about it: https://t.co/9Gh77XyeON@SuzanneWaldman Good link, thanks! (Note that the ridiculous politician Segolene Royal is now Minister of Energy, closing nuc plants.)@kilbo Looking forward to hearing more about both. (I've got an app idea too, but reluctant to put together a team.)@wjhenn TBH, the whole IC clearance process suspects anybody with foreign connections - in a day of twitter, FB, LI, and the internet. #failRichard Florida’s excellent summary analysis of socioeconomics across the Blue State - Red State divide: http://t.co/or0O7s79dZ Comments tooPerspective http://t.co/S1MrCokGK5
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@SuzanneWaldman @ActinideAge Lithium doesn't work well in deep cycle batteries, lead does. So more and bigger Li batteries instead of Pb?Upgrading the desktop 10.8.5 -> 10.9 -> 10.9.5@SuzanneWaldman @6point626 @millysievert @toxicpath Propaganda by another name… That was my 1st impression when I read it several days ago.A mate of mine actually still takes clippings from the newspaper - and this is a belter http://t.co/O43K69FOcb
Retweeted by Dan O'Donnell@cherylrofer Looking forward to it.@HubbleMatthew @SuzanneWaldman @cherylrofer 140 characters is insufficient to examine the topic
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