RT @kentcdodds@twitter.com

You ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜ฌ it's ๐’ธ๐“Š๐“‰โ„ฏ to ๐˜„๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐˜๐—ฒ your tweets and usernames ๐–™๐–๐–Ž๐–˜ ๐–œ๐–†๐–ž. But have you ๐™ก๐™ž๐™จ๐™ฉ๐™š๐™ฃ๐™š๐™™ to what it ๐˜ด๐˜ฐ๐˜ถ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ๐˜ด ๐˜ญ๐˜ช๐˜ฌ๐˜ฆ with assistive technologies like ๐“ฅ๐“ธ๐“ฒ๐“ฌ๐“ฎ๐“ž๐“ฟ๐“ฎ๐“ป?

๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿ”—: twitter.com/kentcdodds/status/

Watching 'Bros: After the screaming stops'. Wow. Really: Wow.

RT @LizzeeRascal@twitter.com

You think Iโ€™ve got the time to rewatch the Bros documentary purely to screenshot all the best quotes and capture them for posterity?!? Damn right I do.

1/30

๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿ”—: twitter.com/LizzeeRascal/statu

tfw Black Mirror "revolutionizes" tv by having multiple timelines and no satisfying ending

(via Twin Peaks Worldwide)

RT @WillWiles@twitter.com

I know the gold piano conversation is played but I've never made one of these before and I wanted to

๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿ”—: twitter.com/WillWiles/status/1

"The climate crisis is also a crisis of knowledge; and of understanding; it is a crisis of communication, and of knowing, in the past, the present, and the future." (New Dark Age)

RT @Chronotope@twitter.com

The ad tech ecosystem doesn't need to be pruned. It needs to be burned to the ground. Until that happens everything that's wrong with the internet will continue to just get worse, because ad tech creates the *incentive* to make it worse.

๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿ”—: twitter.com/Chronotope/status/

RT @danhancox@twitter.com

The quintessence of British liberalism's sweet, sweet combo of the snide and the intellectually vapid. A refusal to think outside of a news-moment, an inability to read images as texts, an abject contempt for deep thinking, a suffocating 'rationalism' and incuriosity at its heart

๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿ”—: twitter.com/danhancox/status/1

"What is needed is not new technology, but new metaphors: A metalanguage for describing the world that complex systems have wrought. ..."
I'm only on page 11 of New Dark Age but it already feels like we might become friends.

RT @robhorning@twitter.com

imagine thinking this was a good thing

๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿ”—: twitter.com/robhorning/status/

RT @kashhill@twitter.com

In the summer of 2017, I asked Facebook if it used signals from "third parties such as data brokers" for friend recommendations. Kicking myself for not recognizing the evasion in their answer.

1. FB's answer via email

2 What the NYT found out about PYMK in internal FB docs

๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿ”—: twitter.com/kashhill/status/10

RT @lgsmigrants@twitter.com

We have hacked 100s of Tube ads across central London urging people to take action to stop deportations on commercial flights for

๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿ”—: twitter.com/lgsmigrants/status

RT @historianess@twitter.com

Seriously who the fuck is this asshole?

๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿ”—: twitter.com/historianess/statu

"I want to pause and ask you to consider what happens when the fit bodyโ€”the ones that look like the trainers or studio-riders on the Peloton screenโ€”is valued over all else."

RT @cyborgology@twitter.com

"Dictate your own success, baby!" @GabiSchaffzin@twitter.com explains why connected workouts like Peloton and iFit deserve a critical eye. thesocietypages.org/cyborgolog

๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿ”—: twitter.com/cyborgology/status

Being old enough to remember the "Don't argue with an ibex" clip, I'd like to imagine 3) as a multiple searchers' cryptic-ironic meme comment on the state of social media discussions in 2018.
RT @hautepop@twitter.com Google's 2018 Year In Search is out. trends.google.com/trends/yis/2

UK Top "What is...?" searches:
1) What is bitcoin?
2) What is GDPR?
3) What is an ibex?

???

๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿ”—: twitter.com/hautepop/status/10

RT @hautepop@twitter.com: Google's 2018 Year In Search is out. trends.google.com/trends/yis/2

UK Top "What is...?" searches:
1) What is bitcoin?
2) What is GDPR?
3) What is an ibex?

???

๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿ”—: twitter.com/hautepop/status/10

RT @musikvereink4@twitter.com Samstag gibt's Queer Karaoke + Lipsync mit @evemassacre@twitter.com's ORCHID in der Kantine.
musikverein-concerts.com/orchi

๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿ”—: twitter.com/musikvereink4/stat

RT @wahl_beobachter@twitter.com: Laut einer @botswatch@twitter.com-Studie sollen also 28% der Tweets zum von kommen. Das klingt dramatisch. Aber was sagt diese Info รผber die wirklichen EinfluรŸ auf Meinungsbildung in D aus? NICHTS! turi2.de/aktuell/roboter-tweet via @turi2@twitter.com cc @jannosen@twitter.com

๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿ”—: twitter.com/wahl_beobachter/st

RT @luca@twitter.com: The article doesn't explain how the bots were identified. Therefore it's impossible to confirm or falsify the claim.

I know of three approaches:
- Machine learning (botometer, botrnot, etc.). Features of accounts are compared to features of known bots (learning set). /3

๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿ”—: twitter.com/luca/status/107206

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