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@brezina @bryce @OATV Follow the thread back. I was referring to the Request for Startups program. Suggest problems that need startups@mp3michael @SenWarren It's done a great job of that so far!@bryce @OATV Clarification. The Y-Combinator Request for Startups is Lazyweb, not the general YC program!@MLawsonIsATwit @EmilyG @marcprecipice Shame is an under-appreciated virtue.US banking regulation is a disgrace! http://t.co/18dUKFcUlh Why we need @SenWarren to keep kicking butt.@EmilyG @marcprecipice On behalf of all the members of my sex who aren't creeps, I apologize. Sad that you have to endure stuff like this.I've written a blog post analyzing the messages I get vs my male co-founder. Turns out I get 4X the harassment. http://t.co/7LCuOjCC1K
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyN. Carolinians w/ EBT cards can now text their EBT # to learn their balance. Thanks to @CodeForCLT @codeforamerica | http://t.co/6RMmmy6mK5
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly@malloc8 Yes. Very much interested.And if you are a coder with a desire to do something meaningful part time, try the Civic Tech Issue Finder http://t.co/W8Xf1EX6BY.@bryce Yes. But Y-Combinator is like lazyweb for startups. Ideas, not implementation. If you have an actual startup, send it to @OATVi haven't read it yet, but knowing @jasonkincaid, buying this book will likely serve you better than hiring a PR firm http://t.co/qQu6GLQbfy
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyIf you want to suggest startups that work on stuff that matters, suggest them here http://t.co/KqrFD9UfEv Y-Combinator's Request for StartupWhy @codeforamerica and the USDS matter: "If govt can't implement the policies it creates, it can't govern." @pahlkadot #DigitalGovWow! Google VP Alan Eustace just broke Felix Baumgartner's "skydive from space" record http://t.co/7hRGI9taDU (via @mattcutts)Too few start-ups working on things that really matter @pahlkadot in @TheAtlantic http://t.co/u4Qoc9MvFC via @villepeltola
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyAt the GooglePlex, for @pahlkadot's tech talk on civic innovation. I believe the video will eventually be made public.Call for comment on the UN's new report on Data for Sustainable Development http://t.co/pJ1kGbTbyX It's well worth reading in any case!@JukkaDahlbom @EskoKilpi @pahlkadot @TheAtlantic @villepeltola Many opportunities come from some market failure, human idiocy.@JukkaDahlbom @EskoKilpi @pahlkadot @TheAtlantic @villepeltola How is that different from private sector market opportunities?@petrillic @jstogdill Not incompatible with point about trust. Figuring out the limits, and how they are enforced, is key to trust.New video from @oreillymedia: Get Started with Go - From Hello World to Writing Highly Concurrent Programs http://t.co/UeCUgU7yjq@jstogdill @cutting True enough. But is there another way?Glowing trends, robotic worms, the future of food--all that + more in the new issue of BioCoder: http://t.co/BGCyzrV2WO #diybio #diy
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I have been really impressed by Howard Schultz of @starbucks. Really looking forward to his new book http://t.co/7XeHkAIFA2Mind bending! http://t.co/5DaOtaX5cX What if age is nothing but a mindset? [Article can't possibly live up to that title, but still wow!]@billplein @ToddGailun I'd be impressed if you did it too. I wish I had the time for that!"Open should be the default, not the exception." —@carlmalamud https://t.co/thuGZ4SMnW #OAWeek http://t.co/expbnIZhBG
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyThe evolving market of, and scientific inquiry into, brain games: My latest @NYTmag feature -- http://t.co/8XcYPDWGXS
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyThis piece by @foxjust on Amazon's massive cash flow is on point. Its power over suppliers is insane. http://t.co/u280wy1SvB
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly@TheWeek I hope so!"Where Amazon stands out is how excruciatingly long it takes it to pay its suppliers — 95.8 days vs 30.1 for Costco and 38.5 for Walmart."
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyIt's not getting a lot of attention but @davidsirota is quietly sparking a revolt by public officials against Wall Street.
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyHow a secret kind of lobbying firm you've prolly never heard of helps Wall St make billions off public pensions http://t.co/eSmjyFp0yD
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly#eclipse http://t.co/QEzAs70kdY
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyMy view of the eclipse, alas. http://t.co/0unoDhIxGk
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyPatent filings reveal how Magic Leap's "light field" augmented reality will fool your eyes + brain http://t.co/E8vkGMjvvi tip @techmeme
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyFascinating that Mark Zuckerberg taught himself Mandarin and gave a 30-min interview in the language in China. https://t.co/jf4PxKJQR8
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyRY @sethsl: @timoreilly has joined us here at #bib14. Too cool! Great speakers so far. Truly mind expanding.Notifications and the change in the mobile UI design paradigm http://t.co/AwqYxECngL Insightful. "The end of apps as we know them."@dotMorten @grayfactor @ValaAfshar Not my experience. I get more engagement than on Twitter.@DamienShiells @ValaAfshar @facebook @WhatsApp @google @LinkedIn @twitter Yes, and more engagement (at least for me) too.@salkin @TheWeek There is a crisis in Africa, but that's not the one media and politicians talk about. That was the point.@KrishSwamy1 @TheWeek I totally agree. But the point of the article was about the opportunist political and media frenzy here
World population: 1 China 2 @Facebook 3 India 4 Tencent 5 @WhatsApp 6 United States 7 @Google + 8 @LinkedIn 9 @Twitter 10 Indonesia
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly@Sally_Hadidi My email address is easy to guess or find, as is my company phone number or address.Don't look now, but the U.S. government is beating Ebola. You just aren't hearing about it. http://t.co/WpGQN9UU0z http://t.co/2IwtDhFxct
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly@jonoringer Great to meet you too. Looking forward to a more extended visit!Wifi Night Check monitor could save horse's lives -- great idea, I'm helping to fund it on indiegogo. #nightcheck https://t.co/4jLVyVf7lo
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillySnappy coroner's answers to stupid cross-examiner's questions http://t.co/oSi3bFyB17 http://t.co/rJF6iTc4sp
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly50% off on the top 25 5-star ebooks and video from @OReillyMedia http://t.co/lb41aFUiku This week only."Jaws would drop" if people knew what CIA "did to hack into the Senate computers." How is this not a bigger scandal? http://t.co/GmmD6LJAq6
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyGet started training for free with An Introduction to MapReduce with @petewarden http://t.co/a8Z5s9dbmi
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyFantastic speech by @mtbracken on policy vs delivery http://t.co/g7lz60OmxT Why government must embrace the digital!articles like "when women stopped coding" make me kinda sad because, well, I am coding RIGHT NOW
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly@HalfwayPt @mafalicious @pahlkadot @TheAtlantic "The difference between theory and practice is always greater in practice than in theory."The source of the fab quote: "It is difficult to make predictions, especially about the future." http://t.co/MntDjwcv2v
@jnovogratz That is such a great poem. "You do not have to be good. You do not have to crawl on your knees." Mary Oliver is lovely.@Werner @ChrisWarcraft Reminds me of HG Wells on M.P.Shiel: "A mad genius, drunk with the hottest juices of the English language."Love the quote from Feynman that kicks off this post about "Intoxicating Machines" http://t.co/XdkaMESi20@timbray He's the first person I've read whose creativity with filthy language gives @gnat a run for his money!Oh my goodness gracious. Here’s a dude who is *really* pissed at #gamergate: https://t.co/jcYdjsnXk4 Polemics virtuoso too.
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyOlympian excellence in wasting taxpayer dollars: "Thousands of federal workers on extended paid leave" http://t.co/VtNcG1h0wU
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly“I don’t know how big this is going to be, but I think there’s something here.”- pretty big @kevin, pretty big... http://t.co/BdcXxceot8
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The brilliant consequences of “outsourcing” hospital car park management. And patient transport services. http://t.co/tii919uKbd
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly@JohnJHarwood I suspect the problem is that they have no problem being that kind of person!people playing politics w/Ebola fears should reflect on what they're doing and whether that's kind of person they want to be.
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillySo @charltonbrooker's piece http://t.co/xEM09uubGJ is a nice build on @scalzi's Lowest Difficulty Setting http://t.co/nmZV4QP2Kz
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillySeptember was the hottest month on record and 2014 is on course to be the hottest year ever. http://t.co/B6LfiQsk9B http://t.co/fh6wCRGUVp
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyWow, super cool, top player @virifaux streamed SpyParty with eye tracking software, check it out: http://t.co/BwFzttNejX
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly“What is the biggest barrier to innovation in the United States?” Couldnt agree more w/ @pahlkadot in @TheAtlantic http://t.co/1tV54zdOVf
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly@Speaker_Bureau @odannyboy I know. @MaryTreseler just showed that brilliant tweet in a preso, and I had to dig it up and reshare!There are three great design themes: making something beautiful, making something easier, and making something possible.
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyHave you gotten your ticket for #StrataHadoop Barcelona yet? Now is the time before Early Price ends Thu Oct 23: http://t.co/KNGTjrVWMx
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyMy latest @radar post: Open data for open lands http://t.co/8E3EgphNBs http://t.co/Cbtui07AfD should be a platform, not a silo.If you want a more diverse tech workforce, work on more interesting problems http://t.co/HcWzoQg5oE Who applied: @codeforamerica fellowship
@joely @BillGates You are right. That number has got to be wrong.The US has more women in prison than China, India & Russia combined http://t.co/nAsGXezhQq http://t.co/pQxUCVJq17
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly@timoreilly @Howtoons @otherlab Howtoons is FREAKING AWESOME.
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyWe have made bribery legal. MT @ClydeHaberman Vast sums fueled Watergate, $$$ illegal then, legal now. http://t.co/usa14hG2np
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly@davidfrum I wasn't there, but I doubt that "predicted" is the right word. In matters like this, talk is of possibilities, not predictionsFor a list of tech people 'who routinely say interesting and provocative things' per @pmarca, see this thread: https://t.co/v6xcryHryw
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly"The only adventures left are those where you have to build the tools to go there." Saul Griffith of @Howtoons and @otherlab at #ebmmf.RT Teens Use Voice Search Most, Even in Bathroom, Google's Mobile Voice Study Finds http://t.co/AZd0jAeMpr http://t.co/mN1CI1gQWE
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyIf you're not here, get here! @EBMakerFaire is NOW! 360 42nd St., Oakland (Temescal district) #makerfaire http://t.co/k5HGl9iDz9
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyThank you to the founders of @ballotpedia for creating an indispensable tool for voters: Fact-checked campaign info
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyHow to get Republicans to stop using the “I’m not a scientist” dodge http://t.co/mkiXNMI1Kb http://t.co/jU5HWQ9iQy
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyI'm at East Bay Mini Maker Faire in Oakland, CA, US, CA https://t.co/SDXwX1ysFNHmm. Looks like there are letting the droids in first at East Bay Mini Maker Faire #ebmmf! http://t.co/jLGyFyGE2xEast Bay Mini Maker Faire opens in 30 minutes! http://t.co/kBkrlrsoek http://t.co/wQMbni8IprRT @jamesoreilly: It is indeed a special place, Skellig Michael. "The island that links Irish monks and jedi knights" http://t.co/vafQyf5lcfIf you're coming to East Bay Mini Maker Faire in #Oakland today, here's some advice on what to bring: http://t.co/navNfJ4QQo
Remarkable book on the current political situation in Russia: http://t.co/I9nbkSmSl8 -- sparked controversy pre-pub: http://t.co/UIeiLhb8DJ
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyWhy politicians want a travel ban, even though experts warn it will make us less safe http://t.co/wSJiHKIITm via @katiezez
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyAnd if you aren't planning (yet) to come to East Bay Mini Maker Faire tomorrow, here are 170 reasons why you should! http://t.co/9iaHExnyTYNetwork Effects in Data (2008) by @timoreilly http://t.co/UKyKy7udIS
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly@DanielleMorrill Thanks. I'd completely forgotten about that post! Good to remember it!If you're coming to East Bay Mini Maker Faire in #Oakland tomorrow, here's some advice on what to bring: http://t.co/navNfJ4QQoRyan Branciforte, CEO of @TrailheadLabs codes for America so everyone can enjoy parks & trails http://t.co/0REoEW5tmE http://t.co/eGB1LH612d
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly@lesamitchell @pahlkadot @withpiper @google Cool. Will look for her!
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