Pinned toot

RT @BBCArchive
2005: Sublime, sweary, satire The Thick of It was first broadcast, on BBC Four.

RT @CIA
Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's the Aquiline! Check out our latest historical release covering the Aquiline, CIA's earliest unmanned aerial collection vehicle, here:

cia.gov/library/readingroom/co

RT @rachelcoldicutt
Actually laughing at the idea that the accelerationist, data-driven strategy that will save the UK might involve Cummings marching round Whitehall shouting, β€œWhat’s taking so long? Launch a f***** Squarespace!” then handing out discount codes from podcasts.

On the merits of large institutional shareholders, who not entirely selflessly will push pharmaceuticals to develop COVID19 vaccines πŸ’ΈπŸ’ΈπŸ’Έ
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RT @matt_levine
This newsletter is too bizarre for words. bloomberg.com/view/articles/20
twitter.com/matt_levine/status

RT @Anonymaps
Geo state of the art, 2008: a raster map with pushpins showing Starbucks near you

Geo state of the art, 2018: vector tiles with data from deep learning showing Starbucks near you

RT @morganhousel
- Live below your means.

- Invest, diversified, with a 10+ year horizon.

- Expect and accept volatility.

That's 90% of finance.

90%.

Now imagine someone in a wheelchair trying to use these pavements !?
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RT @mnolangray
Now this is cool: just watched a little delivery robot try (and fail) to navigate the treacherous sidewalks of one of America's richest neighborhoods. Don't worry, I saved the little guy.
twitter.com/mnolangray/status/

RT @AeroDork
It's not from the 70s.
Or the 60s.
Or even the 1950s.

Feast your eyes on the Northrop YB-49 Flying Wing...circa 𝟭𝟡𝟰𝟳.

RT @wellerstein
I wanted to give back, so if you eliminate ONE nuclear weapon from your stockpile, I'll eliminate TWO from mine!

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