Extenuating Circumstances

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Bookmarks for November 14th through November 15th

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 November 14th from 20:02 to 03:38:

  • Twitter – "We can build software to eat the world, or software to feed it. And if we are going to feed it, it will require a…
  • Twitter – when you’re stealing jokes, it’s tedious
  • Twitter – Hopped out the kayak to check the news on my phone – so glad to see it’s a sound & solid YES to marriage equality.…
  • Twitter – RT @LydNicholas: Be the tomato plant grown from seeds tossed down a drain fruiting in November that you want to see in the world
  • IBM’s Quest To Design The “New Helvetica”
  • U.S. Digital Service Administrator Highlights the Importance of Improving Government Digital Experiences at Adobe’s Lehi Campus | Public Policy blog by Adobe
  • Twitter – I had lunch with @MagicBranch and he told me about this! They picked it up without pushing back on the fact that th…
  • Twitter – A 26 year old lesbian flipped an OK state senate seat today by only 34 votes.

    Rule #1 of 2017 politics: We know n…

  • Twitter – seems to be the plan across all departments tbh
  • Twitter – And, hey: Did you know that trees talk to one another, asking to borrow carbon? The Treeternet! The transcript here…
  • Twitter – imagine being such a turd you piss off a card game
  • Twitter – Meanwhile academics and civil society are raising the alarm on differential impacts and societal impacts of algorit…
  • Post-Acute Care Orgs Lack IT, Data Analytics for Value-Based Care – Do Post-Acute Care Orgs Lack the IT, Data Analytics needed for Value-Based Care?
  • Twitter – Hey @twitter your Trust and Safety team is hopelessly inadequate how about you fix that:
  • Twitter – Sure, why not:

    If Sessions claims he had a “memory lapse” while testifying before Congress, under oath, for a four…

  • Twitter – Yeah, that should be a caveat. I'm sure they all work hard and have some talent, but if you're a "fourth generation…

Bookmarks for November 14th from 13:17 to 19:33

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 November 14th from 13:17 to 19:33:

Bookmarks for November 14th from 11:43 to 13:10

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 November 14th from 11:43 to 13:10:

Bookmarks for November 14th from 06:22 to 08:33

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Bookmarks for November 13th through November 14th

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 November 13th from 17:31 to 04:42:

  • Twitter – So the news is that I’ve joined @BBCRD & will be helping the BBC think even harder about the future it would like t…
  • Twitter – I alone have consumed an average London house deposit’s worth of Christmas sandwiches this week (£94,000)
  • Twitter – What does universal basic income do for poor kids? It makes them indistinguishable, on behavioral measures, from ch…
  • Twitter – "Does that mean Alexa will get testy if you’re short with her? Probably not. But “you can imagine scenarios where b…
  • Twitter – The return of ‘ambient computing’. Back again to ambient intelligence, ubicomp and slow tech then? #1990s #iot
  • Twitter – 'Machines “need to be able to look at my face and say, `Am I happy or sad?’ and based on that decide what is the ri…
  • Twitter – I didn't realise just how many positive emotions I have towards XCOM until I saw a screenshot of the game just now…
  • Twitter – Our Chief Digital Officers on transforming the way we work @DefraGovUK
  • [toread] qz.com
  • [toread] www.washingtonpost.com
  • Twitter – I’m watching “Mitt,” the documentary about Mitt Romney’s campaign, and the dude looks like *Einstein* compared to T…
  • [toread] www.kitchensoap.com

Bookmarks for November 13th from 01:33 to 10:08

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 November 13th from 01:33 to 10:08:

  • Twitter – People who are really good at Werewolf scare me.
  • Twitter – @ftrain @hondanhon @benhammersley
  • Twitter – @hondanhon @benhammersley Agree with uncomfortable, not with unhelpful. I think you may be very close to a truth t…
  • Twitter – @jukevox @huey @sara_sgm @dubber @stromatolites @neb @hondanhon One of my fave meditations on AI and creativity is…
  • Twitter – it's hilarious that not only did a federalist writer write this, but it made it through the editing process untouch…
  • Twitter – Did the Virginia GOP decide it would be funny to announce this on Veteran's Day?
  • Machine Learning Identifies Ovarian Cancer with 91% Accuracy – reading or planning to read: Machine Learning Identifies Ovarian Cancer with 91% Accuracy via Instapaper
  • Twitter – Dear Twitter hivemind: I'm collecting recent overview articles on the impact of machine learning/AI on music/creati…

Bookmarks for November 12th from 20:08 to 23:52

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 November 12th from 20:08 to 23:52:

Bookmarks for November 12th from 08:26 to 18:42

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 November 12th from 08:26 to 18:42:

  • Twitter – I figured out time travel, and it's intense. The future is … well, I can't spoil it for you. But you lost all you…
  • Twitter – After publicly financed preschool and day care, this’ll be my next priority.
  • Twitter – @hondanhon Yes! Overall signal strength (fMRI BOLD) is decreased when stimulus expected => lower prediction error.…
  • Twitter – RT @allafarce: Okay, here's v0 of my incredibly dumb, terribly fun project.

    A command line interface for telephone trees (IVRs),…

  • [toread] amp.ft.com
  • Twitter – We all instinctively recognize the perils of centralization and large-scale defaults.

    We're just beginning to get…

  • [toread] m.nautil.us

Bookmarks for November 11th from 20:50 to 21:50

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 November 11th from 20:50 to 21:50:

  • Twitter – RT @lauraehall: The more I see about the Immersive Design Summit, the more excited I am about it. Not much time left to get your ti…
  • Twitter – RT @stevesi: @BenedictEvans In 2015 Ford had the equivalent of two years of production recalled. is that "more" or "less" than f…
  • Twitter – RT @AdamWeinstein: Happy Veterans Day to @Cernovich, who truly lives his values in this 2012 blog post boasting how he masturbated in…
  • [toread] www.bbc.co.uk
  • [toread] www.wired.com

Bookmarks for November 11th from 11:19 to 19:33

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 November 11th from 11:19 to 19:33:

  • Twitter – Lucky bastard.
  • Twitter – When you're not even trying to hide the misuse of position:
  • Twitter – Took this photo the other morning on my way to work.
  • Twitter – Yes. People really overstate the kompromat issue. Trump is a willing participant: he does not need to be coerced.
  • Twitter – Some important Qs raised by @richardjpope on the need to consider public wifi the way we would other infrastructure-
  • Twitter – Christmas truly starts once I begin rewatching this video.
  • Twitter – Mood.
  • Twitter – Twitter as an anthropological study on how tech companies think they’re making people’s lives better when in fact t…
  • Twitter – Somebody finally fought in Vietnam
  • Twitter – .@Twitter’s rules for user conduct are insufficient – and worse, it refuses to enforce the ones it has.
  • Twitter – Tell me again why allowing tech companies like Snap to function as virtual autocracies with zero corporate oversigh…
  • InLinkUK – targeted advertising, planning permission and public space – Couple of thoughts on targeted advertising and the planning system:
  • Twitter – Access!!
  • Twitter – This feels like the key to understanding the next decade of tech.
  • Twitter – SCIENTISTS: Cancel it
    DOCTORS and NURSES: Cancel it
    CANCER PATIENTS: Cancel it
    ARTISTS and MUSICIANS: Cancel it
    PA…
  • [toread] www.oregon.gov