Extenuating Circumstances

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Bookmarks for August 14th through August 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 August 14th from 23:01 to 08:09:

  • Twitter – OAKLAND: YOU'RE UP
  • James Damore’s Google Memo Gets Science All Wrong – WIRED on how Damore got his science wrong is the research driven deep dive I've been waiting for. A must read.
  • How Moss Helped Machine Vision Overcome an Achilles’ Heel – MIT Technology Review – 'The goal for their deep-learning algorithm is to identify the different types of moss':
  • Twitter – Wait, wait, wait… Are you saying, you did collude with the Russians but thought it was ok because President Obama…
  • Twitter – dear donald trump, the internet is forever
  • Twitter – Saw this bumper sticker at Costco a while ago and keep forgetting to post it.
  • Twitter – .@sethmeyers tells DJT he can be President of the United States or President of White Supremacist Neo-Nazis. Choose!
  • Twitter – @SlackHQ Are we talking about the same thing, what i want to do is get rid of threads, without having to delete eac…
  • Twitter – Satellite geodata Twitter also = Pretty Clouds Twitter, complete with awesome phrases like a "von Kármán vortex"
  • Twitter – "I have got a girlfriend. She goes to a different school."
  • James Damore: ‘I do not support the alt-right’ – Aug. 15, 2017 – RT @MelissaRyan: Dude, your first media interview was an alt-right Youtube channel. Little late to denounce them now.
  • Twitter – RT @lydiajones_18: So I professionally asked for help and it ended this way.

    This tech scene needs to wake up.

    #startup…

  • [toread] gizmodo.com
  • Twitter – RT @bydanielvictor: The Arkansas professor wrongly IDed as a Charlottesville marcher has had to leave his home because of harassment…

Bookmarks for August 14th from 15:47 to 22:00

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Bookmarks for August 14th from 07:38 to 12:19

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Bookmarks for August 13th from 18:08 to 20:55

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Bookmarks for August 13th from 08:56 to 17:31

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Bookmarks for August 13th from 05:20 to 08:56

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 August 13th from 05:20 to 08:56:

  • Twitter – He always has. It's not "sarcasm," it's not a "joke" – he's always told us EXACTLY who he is.
  • Twitter – Get you one who can do both?
  • Twitter – This seems like something up @BethCato's alley
  • Twitter – Behold — what several major websites were doing on this day a decade ago. Here's Amazon: C…
  • Ten Years Ago – Behold — what several major websites were doing on this day a decade ago. Here's Amazon: C…
  • Twitter – What….

Bookmarks for August 12th through August 13th

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 August 12th from 20:03 to 05:19:

Bookmarks for August 12th from 12:40 to 18:06

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 August 12th from 12:40 to 18:06:

  • [toread] www.projectrho.com
  • Twitter – Neo-Nazis is the right word. Take it from the first Jewish U.S. presidential candidate to win a state primary.
  • Twitter – hah!
  • Twitter – I am 100% on board with saying white supremacists are no longer welcome in America. I say we start doing that.
  • Twitter – I guess it's a bad thing that you helped put him in the White House then, isn't it Joe?
  • Twitter – There are literal Nazis on the march and the President is on here failing to condemn them. Twitter switches off a N…
  • Southern Poverty Law Center – Donate – You may feel helpless in the face of so much hate and violence, but you *can* do something. Support orgs like SPLC:
  • Twitter – Starting with one specific person, who should be an example for the rest of us.
  • Twitter – you're a piece of shit @realDonaldTrump
  • Twitter – True: For all his Alpha posturing, Trump is a an absolute coward. Easier to run away than take a stand about Nazis.
  • Twitter – .@SF_DPH Program on Health, Equity, & Sustainability hiring data collectors. Flexible hours.
  • Twitter – No, he really can’t. They’re the only voters he’s got.
  • Twitter – @NightSkyGames @sarahkendzior It's a fascinating idea, concealing certain messages in patterns of quilts, clothing,…
  • Underground Railroad Quilt Myth – Quilt History Myths – @erinmharris @sarahkendzior Quilt history is amazing! The "quilt code" is a known modern myth
  • Twitter – Trump actually blamed Obama.

Bookmarks for August 12th from 07:57 to 12:36

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Bookmarks for August 11th through August 12th

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 August 11th from 20:56 to 07:15:

  • [toread] www.washingtonpost.com
  • Twitter – These are heroes. This is courage, in the face of terrorism. I hope they're OK.
  • Twitter – Some have marched for freedom, others equality; they march because "the jerk store called, and they're running out…
  • Twitter – Thread
  • Twitter – Read that sign closely: those "counter-protestors" are students, surrounded by the KKK on their grounds

    Young peo…