A sobering essay and convincing argument. Reminder: it's usually more complicated than you think.
“Unlike militaries in authoritarian regimes, the American military does not decide to go to war or to kill people.” https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/28/opinion/military-war-tech-us.html
Fascinated by the "rocks as verbs" lens and the idea that geological processes and inanimate objects that can serve as protagonists for stories woven through deep time. Great, almost poetic talk by Marcia Bjornerud. https://overcast.fm/+lWfQCfJw
Pretty impressed by @email@example.com's tech demo today at #xoxofest. Nice to see an elegant solution to a well defined problem. Especially excited by multiplayer and audio immersion possibilities, both co-present and remote.
Someone asked me: How old is Hinduism?
This is a common question. You might think it would be straightforward, the age of a religion, but you'd be wrong. The answer really depends on definitions and what you want to know. #Hinduism #THREAD
This is super cheesy but actually covers the arguments more deeply than 99.x% of commentary. https://twitter.com/reidhoffman/status/1169599231075577856
Another year, another #xoxofest! If you get this message and happen to be in Portland this weekend, let’s meet up. DMs open!
“A resurrected Franklin wouldn’t have a news job inside The Washington Post; he’d have an anonymous Twitter account with a huge following that he’d use to routinely troll political opponents.” https://www.wired.com/story/journalism-isnt-dying-its-returning-its-roots/
Do you do interesting research on physical interfaces? Apply for an unrestricted research gift from Google! https://ai.google/research/outreach/faculty-research-awards/
Through dumb luck, I joined the Chrome DevRel team at the start of 2011 and left at the end of 2012. The team was incredible, and there was a real sense that we were all working toward a better web.
Usage Share of Internet Browsers 1996 - 2019 (via @firstname.lastname@example.org https://bit.ly/2Py9ghT) https://twitter.com/dimensionmedia/status/1167806273846484993/video/1
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