Extenuating Circumstances

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Bookmarks for September 23rd from 20:43 to 22:06

This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, my Instapaper bookmarks and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for September 23rd from 20:43 to 22:06:

  • Twitter – OK gonna try finish up with this now
  • Twitter – I miss the 80s. The world was ending more entertainingly then.
  • [toread] feedproxy.google.com
  • Twitter – Here's another, simpler, one that speeds things up nicely:

    "Change the management."

  • Twitter – a TOS violation to me. @jack? … @ev? … Hello? You guys in your bunker already? Guys?…
  • (500) http://Seems.like – a TOS violation to me. @jack? … @ev? … Hello? You guys in your bunker already? Guys?…
  • Twitter – We just aren’t doing enough.

    The streets of DC should look like South Korea did last year before their Prime Mini…

  • Twitter – OK I thought the original tweet was depressing but this one is worse.
  • Twitter – This wedding is alright
  • Twitter – I'm old enough I remember how ppl wanted to be Dr House even though House was straight up suicidal
  • Twitter – This is the business card of an 18th century man who sells skeletons. I have QUESTIONS
  • Twitter – @akfarrell Yes. Coding is my primary use of the Klingon font. @obra was kind enough to compose it for me years ago,…
  • Twitter – This feels like the most Shenzhen Starbucks thing ever.
  • Twitter – This was before he decided to take on NBA and NFL.
  • Twitter – IT'S NOT JIMMY
  • Twitter – This occurred to me. He doesn't do face-to-face confrontation, so we'll have to wait for the tweets
  • Twitter – 2017
  • Twitter – The TSA is violating their own rules and policies here. Not familiar – check out @deviantollam's own compendium -…
  • Twitter – Just a little Saturday night Twitter-gloating about starting a nuclear war and wiping out an entire country, no bigs
  • Twitter – one reason you don't constantly & needlessly antagonize nuclear armed adversaries is b/c they raise alert levels to…
  • Twitter – If you threaten to harm one person on Twitter, you get banned. If you threaten to kill millions of innocents, you g…
  • Twitter – Yes if there's a better way to counter POTUS let's listen to the US Senator who votes in line with Trump's position…
  • Twitter – Honestly, this dude is an idiot:
  • Twitter – GOP Congress can bipartisan stop this any time they want and they won't because of opportunity to divert more $ & p…
  • “He’s Fucking Crazy and We Need to Nuke Him First”: Kim Jong Un, North Korea, and Nuclear Deterrence – Deus Ex Atomica: Anthropology and The Bomb – OTOH: Trump is doing an outstanding job exposing our anxieties about & lack of belief in nuclear detrrence:
  • Twitter – For fuck sake this is an alarming escalation of a potentially nuclear conflict ON TWITTER.

    Any time you want to pu…

  • Ban Donald Trump – The Verge – I've updated this piece calling for Twitter to ban Donald Trump. Does threatening nuclear war violate the TOS?
  • Twitter – And this is why I hope Trump voters die screaming. Congrats, you gambled everything for all of us so you could be m…

Bookmarks for September 23rd from 18:53 to 20:39

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Bookmarks for September 23rd from 09:14 to 16:55

This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, my Instapaper bookmarks and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for September 23rd from 09:14 to 16:55:

  • Twitter – Brilliant. I'm doing this in my presentations.
  • Twitter – The truest political correctness in the United States is the euphemistic way we talk about the military’s work.
  • Twitter – Good thread
  • Twitter – Yeah thanks for nothing #Bama
  • Twitter – Good luck with that.
  • Twitter – The Amazon Kindle site thinks they know what kind of pitch will make me excited to buy books but they do not
  • Twitter – This is play-by-play exactly the same process of reason that gave rise to the alt-right and Nazis in my streets.
  • Twitter – @BenSasse Appreciate you Senatoe Sasse. But soldiers die to defend the constitution, not the flag. And imagery and…
  • Twitter – @BenSasse …it’s not actually disrespecting the country. They want it to be a better place than it is now. It’s an…
  • Twitter – Will the @nytimes interview me if I just loudly have an insane opinion? Fine. FROGS ARE PEOPLE. HILLARY CLINTON IS…
  • Twitter – Respect! Black women got us into space and to the Moon.
  • Twitter – So glad that Katherine Johnson is still with us to see opening of the new building named after her at the NASA Lang…
  • Twitter – @JohnFugelsang As a Soldier, I fought for their right to protest. I'll stand and salute right next to them while t…
  • Twitter – I still marvel at the weapons grade stupidity of that tweet. I was trying to describe it this morning and it was al…
  • Twitter – @vanessamason @anildash I think that's what's happening in Damore's world. Negativity bias, explains, at least in p…
  • Newsletter — Derek Lieu – Digging into my archive of Quicktime trailers for tomorrow's newsletter.

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  • Twitter – Look at all these uppity Black men upsetting Tiny. I love this weekend even more than when I woke up a successful B…
  • Tom Price to halt taxpayer-funded travel on private jets pending review – POLITICO – NEW: Price says he’s halting private jets until review is over. But he took $57K worth of jets after we first asked.
  • Twitter – “Stand because people fought for your right to kneel and if you kneel you’re disrespecting the right they fought fo…
  • Twitter – Donald Trump's childhood home is on Airbnb — so @Oxfam rented it out to welcome refugees and send world leaders a m…
  • Twitter – trump getting dunked on by golden state
  • Twitter – If NFL team owners (100% white) respect their NFL teams (70% Black) , they’ll stand up for free speech and against…
  • Twitter – When you’ve lost the most craven, amoral, suck-up-to-power motherfucker who doesn’t already work in politics
  • Twitter – In 2016 he donated 41 million dollars to send kids to college. He is consistently ranked as one of the most charita…
  • Twitter – Today, all over the country, people are coming together to put technology to work, doing good for their fellow citi…
  • Democratic senators preparing bill to deal with online political advertising – Sep. 21, 2017 – 1/ Much about accountability missing/required by global-scale services. Sea change upon us. Changes right, but…
  • Twitter – The 5th/6th largest economy in the world thing is one of least helpful stats. Masks fact we're mid-ranking economic…
  • Twitter – ?
  • Twitter – Well will you look at that.
  • UK press doesn’t understand chemistry or Amazon, launches bomb-making panic / Boing Boing – UK press doesn't understand chemistry or Amazon, launches bomb-making panic / Boing Boing
  • Twitter – It's about control, not actually about life.
  • Twitter – This is the worst possible argument in defense of Trump’s racist, idiotic statements. He has many rights; as POTUS,…
  • Twitter – This administration acts as if they view their jobs as opportunities for luxury lifestyles and profit, rather than…
  • Twitter – Oh shit I guess that means LeBron James is president now
  • Twitter – So who's the son of a bitch?
  • Twitter – *stares in Central Park 5 and Chicago*
  • everydayhero: SMMUSD Dreamers – Santa Monica High (Stephen Miller's old school) is raising funds to pay renewal fees for its DACA students. Donate!
  • Twitter – It's easy, and it makes switching between operating systems a breeze. Can even reformat boot disk if needed/wanted.…
  • Twitter – @joshgans I did a transcript of Kahneman on superior emotional intelligence & decision-making wisdom of the robot…
  • Twitter – Mentality of a troubled 12 year old with a super cool house but no friends. Pinball machine and everything.

Bookmarks for September 22nd through September 23rd

This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, my Instapaper bookmarks and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for September 22nd from 21:40 to 09:12:

  • Twitter – God, it must be embarrassing to be a Republican these days.
  • Twitter – @codeforamerica Big kudos to @nickkauf and Emma, Brigade co-captains for what looked to be a really excellent…
  • Twitter – #design constraints? @ryanmccollum @mcclean_tom @deecast
  • Twitter – I don’t even know where 2 start but how about fm dude who thinks women should not b leaders in auto cause they r wo…
  • Twitter – Nuke the valley
  • [toread] www.wired.com
  • Twitter – Roger Goodell releases statement.
  • Twitter – If the subtext is that men need to become a Zen master to be able to cry, either I'm a Zen master, or male culture…
  • Twitter – DUMP HIM
  • Twitter – 2016: data is the new oil
    2017: AI is the new electricity
    2018: prediction is the new gas
    2019: this crisis is the…
  • Twitter – Gov't regulation of tech monopolies is inevitable, but this part scares me
  • Facebook Faces a New World as Officials Rein In a Wild Web – The New York Times – Gov't regulation of tech monopolies is inevitable, but this part scares me
  • ‘To Donald Trump,’ by Leland Melvin, former NASA Astronaut and NFL Player / Boing Boing – Leland Melvin, astronaut, dog lover and American pens terrific takedown of POTUS
  • Twitter – If peaceful protests did nothing, the powerful wouldn't try so hard to silence them. #TakeAKnee
  • Twitter – "Sparked a conversation," chirps Twitter moments, as if racism in our highest institutions is a fucking Hallmark ca…
  • Twitter – A good point about Trump's NFL tirade, from @mikeallen
  • Twitter – "The good of the party." Not the good of the American people.
  • Twitter – (h/t @talkrtr)
  • [toread] medium.com
  • Twitter – RT @DonteStallworth: "When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time." — Maya Angelou
  • [toread] www.washingtonpost.com

Bookmarks for September 22nd from 14:17 to 19:13

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Bookmarks for September 22nd from 08:47 to 13:51

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Bookmarks for September 21st from 15:38 to 21:16

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Bookmarks for September 20th through September 21st

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Bookmarks for September 20th from 20:28 to 22:10

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Bookmarks for September 20th from 14:57 to 20:18

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