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There are some great lines in @satyanadella's letter to Microsoft when he took over, Bold Ambition and our Core https://t.co/uYmImOOgkxSome great @stewart quotes here: http://t.co/1c5VEzDgiG Particularly like the one about how shared purpose guides everyone's jobOne of the best things I've done: keeping a "happy" email folder containing lovely emails from ppl. Makes my day every time I open it!
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillySam Newman's "Building Microservices" is the most engaging book on @safari now https://t.co/5lS5MLDA8z http://t.co/nPmiaj3CDT
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly"They have an unfair share of smart people." - @ericschmidt http://t.co/VDQghPb7q0 via @nytimesbits #meetCivis http://t.co/VxY9RBLmYx
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyAmerica the Beautiful: The 8 public lands that everyone should visit https://t.co/suejcKW4FY
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyThomas Jefferson's recipe for vanilla ice cream http://t.co/M8RY9lH0ps Who knew? via @mearabai
The next time someone calls TPP a “free” trade deal, ask them what those thousands of pages of corporate protectionist provisions/regs are.
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyMe too! https://t.co/wOCwq8vXs8"Think of it as Airbnb, with lots more fresh air" http://t.co/shSdu3amiG Ranches, farms, preserves, vineyards for great camping @hipcampersWe say mobile powers uber, airbnb, etc growth but it's really "commodification of trust" https://t.co/lEPtgxqVBP http://t.co/fuqrXa73b2
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyFrom the lobby of the new @OReillyMedia/@safari office in Boston. http://t.co/JPjdId2n1bhttp://t.co/TKCeW5agjb How Ads Follow You from Phone to Desktop to Tablet By Adam Tanner http://t.co/O2b4sZWn26
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyLove that this is happening. Seems really important. https://t.co/CfvW2ocP3OHadrian robot lays 1k bricks / hour w. 28m articulated arm #2MA http://t.co/AKyVq4ERcR #2MA http://t.co/6MdExg85Q7
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyWow. Read this! https://t.co/FHVnOC2KuR
@chrisboden Nope. First use 1994 http://t.co/GUnhqyfAEGUsing data to decide on pretrial incarceration http://t.co/iz2LZKvutJ@Chaos2Night Maybe, but I suspect it's the best I'll get.Least reassuring quote yet on OPM hack, which might be worse than thought. Again. http://t.co/4337Totx3O http://t.co/OkaxcWQWg6
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyThe public should sue for its money back. Except the contractor built what the government specified. Tax refund pls? https://t.co/Gs24kVfARIOr any anecdata about changes in neighborhood real estate values because of on demand transportation services like Uber/Lyft? (2/2)Anecdata request: any stories of restaurants or other businesses in out of the way locations getting a boost because of Uber/Lyft? (1/2)Afternoon run in the Boston Public Garden after a day of meetings @safari http://t.co/1fzmNUeDZGGood news: in 2014 global CO2 emissions did not increase, even though global GDP grew 3% http://t.co/tK5iejpb3P #2MA
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyLove seeing @codeforamerica flag fly over the city. For sure a fav organization of mine. Cc @pahlkadot @timoreilly http://t.co/hdJSezFDOM
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyCongrats to @benberkowitz and the entire @SeeClickFix team! https://t.co/mD8BQNKWCeLove Drucker's thoughts on the importance of recognizing "the future that has already happened." https://t.co/BmAAumoAsa
Mooc on media/news literacy from @dangillmor https://t.co/UI2Cf61bYP Important. Published Dan's book We The Media years ago. Still matters!Software for the people, built with the people, released back to the people. http://t.co/9hMguYGDT2 #OSS #opengov
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyStirring, erudite, full of clarity and power. A must-read! https://t.co/zl8Zkjs7DUCongrats to @thePeerJ on publishing 1000 #openaccess articles! Check out their infographic about the journey to 1000: http://t.co/nlfFnvXOJ1
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly@codeslubber @emjrdev @MaxCRoser Right. But it costs a lot less than college to read a book.@codeslubber @MaxCRoser Totally agree.@codeslubber @MaxCRoser Universities need to slash administration costs, not teaching. Lower costs overall. No more student debt!@codeslubber @MaxCRoser I hear you. I do think humanities matter. But if you are putting students in the poorhouse, it needs to pay off.@codeslubber @MaxCRoser Was a Classics major myself, and I love humanities. But everything that made my career was self-taught post-college@Austan_Goolsbee @MaxCRoser Yes. In general, higher ed seems to be a bad deal these days. Way better ways to get an education these days.Hey, @twitter, if you are going to open links in-app, performance matters! Do you check abandon rate? Or is this the "strategy tax" #fail?Skill premium: The payoff of a university education depends on what you study – not where. http://t.co/LpjBBj8OcJ http://t.co/ZAqqvrecBm
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly@gregorylent @LindaStone Yes, but it makes you think, doesn’t it? How does anaesthesia snuff out (most) consciousness?
Spot on! I love the quote that is in the image. So right. https://t.co/rbNXEt6wKGI agree. This is a really good piece. @sparker, is there a non-paywalled version? https://t.co/K1pRFz0PxeOpport. & Challenges in the #IoT: A Conversation w @doctorow & @timoreilly (Free #ebook dl) http://t.co/A8lk1iXcFL http://t.co/sqRkIn2nvv
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I propose a #voluntarywithdrawal amnesty day where you can withdraw a scientific paper you've discovered is flawed with no blame #scifoo
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly@jamesdotcuff @kaythaney @sarawinge @cdibona @catallman @digitalsci You are very welcome.I agree. What a great talk! https://t.co/GUk4W45YIw@kaythaney @sarawinge @cdibona @catallman @digitalsci We miss you.@albertwenger You are right. Per http://t.co/WR52IHuoe0 May have been by weight rather than by count. Or I misheard. #scifoo@dijama Not so fast! Other bacteria have bad effects.Mouth bacteria may have a role in regulating blood pressure. See http://t.co/aSL7ZQKzAv #scifoo #microbiomeEmulsifiers (like polysorbate 80) in processed food have a deleterious effect on gut bacteria. See http://t.co/dvSUM1jKk3 #scifooJust brilliant session by Alan Eustace on the Stratosphere Project. Awesome. #scifoo
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly@rgrchen No kidding!@johnallsopp Clever! Perhaps so.The always entertaining Judge Richard Posner http://t.co/ohfWBcKl2J http://t.co/DqJWgwXWov
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyAs many neurons in the gut as in the brain; many neurochemicals produced by gut bacteria! #scifoo@jxtx You are welcome to nominate folks for future years. We work hard to make it inclusive but our knowledge is far from complete"The only thing we know about consciousness is that it is soluble in chloroform" Luca Turin on the miracle of anaesthesia #scifoo@jxtx By your reasoning, there is no such thing as open science, since anyone can't walk in at any time to any place it is being practiced.@jxtx Which is what happens here. No restrictions on sharing what is learned. It is all about cross-pollination.@jxtx Re closed invite: when you have a dinner party at your home or a meeting at your office, can anyone come?Topics that are popular at #scifoo. AI, climate/geology, microbiome, astrophysics, brain stuff, social stuff, global stuff, imagination
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly"When calculation was hard, you had to think hard before calculating" James Tobin on problem with computers/big data via Gary Smith #scifoo@icouzin leveraging elements of collective behavior from our chat, I'm choosing talks attended by fascinating people - great signal! #SciFoo
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly@jxtx Why do you say that?@davidrapin Sorry. The book the movie is based on is called Enigma.Most iconic pic of 2014, next to the most iconic pic of 2015 http://t.co/U9bKylFTDv
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyIn an Uber world, fortune favors the freelancer http://t.co/kjE7QrAUqi
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyLooks like every woman at #scifoo is in the corporate wealth v public health session. Just sayin
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyWow. Listening to Nandini Harinath deputy director of the Mars Orbital Mission at #scifoo cc @STEMWomen http://t.co/RXCQkWcNCX
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyTen conglomerates that control food. Rob Lustig #scifoo corporate wealth v health http://t.co/2v7aCD7vPc
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyCalifornia is just the beginning of America's water crisis http://t.co/CO3M0d5lhu
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly@davidrapin I suspect the book The Imitation Game doesn't have the same inaccuracies as the movie. Will ask George. #scifoo"Let's find concrete things to do and do them." http://t.co/kkXEvRnAiT working on guardrails for #AI safety. Max Tegmark #scifoo@billkendrick I think it is still worth seeing.Mice fed same high cal diet but time-restricted to <10 hours/day gain far less weight. Papers http://t.co/MMnYbF1EPx https://t.co/BxzSDlyKyN@kevinakwok @maitri Sorry. Less than.George Dyson: "I knew they wd get the history wrong. I didn't expect them to get Turing's character so wrong" #scifoo http://t.co/bJQOhlKI3AWhen people are able to publicly help the victim, they feel less need to publicly condemn perpetrator. @jillianjordan #scifoo"We condemn to signal our goodness...when condemnation is the best available signaling mechanism" @jillianjordan at #scifoo
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyTim kicking off #scifoo 2015: 2/3 of attendees are first-timers! "Nothing to be gained but knowledge" CC .@timoreilly http://t.co/206bouU7Zp
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly@jsalsman @dakami @meznak One of many good strategies.#Developers, #Designers, what're you doing this weekend? Hopefully finishing your fellowship application--> http://t.co/wU4VFcdYln
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly@dakami @meznak The key question is always what new problems we can solve with freed-up human capability@CogDisNoi @safaribot @safari I share your pain.As @pahlkadot says, the real credit goes to Timothy Clemans, @mikewagers and @seattlePD. See http://t.co/el6AhqTXMu https://t.co/QrglVkjIH2.@LeighSSmyth #gdsteam 6. Try to get fired daily. Will send 4 & 5 tomorrow. Lost speech y'see :-)
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillySix tips for digital leaders. First three: https://t.co/TqBQszSb7L"Building Microservices" by Sam Newman is our most popular book on @safari right now https://t.co/5lS5MLVbx9 http://t.co/K2vAM41hBr
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyOil, Gas, and #bigdata: new @radar report by @dcowles1, featuring @sparkbeyond & more http://t.co/FiwjS97Gxz http://t.co/4LFlAXIyIv
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@gnat Actually, it was Bacchus and Noah, so I could slip the pun by my kids.@KevDaly @grapealope @doctorow Alas, often true. But not always.#SolidCon @OReillyMedia @OReillySolid Live digital visuals of an incredible convo between @smithmegan & @timoreilly http://t.co/h2o3OqouXZ
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyYay! The @safari queue app is now available for Android http://t.co/l1IHVs7bCqThis 20-Something (ahem, @Tiffani) Had a Unique Idea to Help Give More People Access to Water http://t.co/upX9xsLRHy @MicNews @ellieckaufman
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyThe Future of Algorithmic Personalization http://t.co/3fR5BBpLDf Useful framework for thinking about the gaps that make this a hard problemA brilliant, funny takedown of the conservative Catholic pundits' critique of Pope Francis' climate change encyclical http://t.co/hI1RREH8SVDiscovery in the US of the New Guinea flatworm—one of the worst known invasive #species http://t.co/kmHcVRMM8S @thePeerJ
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly#FossilFriday #Chirotherium - #Triassic #Spain. From a reappraisal of the ichnospecies in @thepeerj 23/6 http://t.co/QQzBfM89Wg
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