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Tim O'Reilly
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I have been really impressed by Howard Schultz of @Starbucks. Really looking forward to his new book amzn.to/1vWcvwZ
Mind bending! nyti.ms/1vWbDZj What if age is nothing but a mindset? [Article can't possibly live up to that title, but still wow!]
The evolving market of, and scientific inquiry into, brain games: My latest @NYTmag feature -- nytimes.com/2014/10/26/mag…
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This piece by @foxjust on Amazon's massive cash flow is on point. Its power over suppliers is insane. blogs.hbr.org/2014/10/at-ama…
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"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."
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It's not getting a lot of attention but @davidsirota is quietly sparking a revolt by public officials against Wall Street.
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How a secret kind of lobbying firm you've prolly never heard of helps Wall St make billions off public pensions ibtimes.com/pension-deal-s…
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Patent filings reveal how Magic Leap's "light field" augmented reality will fool your eyes + brain technologyreview.com/news/532001/ho… tip @Techmeme
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Fascinating that Mark Zuckerberg taught himself Mandarin and gave a 30-min interview in the language in China. m.facebook.com/story.php?stor…
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RY @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 bit.ly/10qD6Xz Insightful. "The end of apps as we know them."
World population: 1 China 2 @facebook 3 India 4 Tencent 5 @WhatsApp 6 United States 7 @google + 8 @LinkedIn 9 @twitter 10 Indonesia
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Don't look now, but the U.S. government is beating Ebola. You just aren't hearing about it. bit.ly/12brKac pic.twitter.com/2IwtDhFxct
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Wifi Night Check monitor could save horse's lives -- great idea, I'm helping to fund it on indiegogo. #nightcheck indiegogo.com/projects/equin…
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50% off on the top 25 5-star ebooks and video from @OReillyMedia shop.oreilly.com/category/deals… 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? theguardian.com/commentisfree/…
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Get started training for free with An Introduction to MapReduce with @petewarden oreil.ly/1pAwRpM
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Fantastic speech by @MTBracken on policy vs delivery bit.ly/1s8UCoB Why government must embrace the digital!
articles like "when women stopped coding" make me kinda sad because, well, I am coding RIGHT NOW
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The source of the fab quote: "It is difficult to make predictions, especially about the future." bit.ly/1FCu0Xu
Love the quote from Feynman that kicks off this post about "Intoxicating Machines" oreil.ly/1wjmETm
Oh my goodness gracious. Here’s a dude who is *really* pissed at #gamergate: medium.com/the-cauldron/w… Polemics virtuoso too.
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Olympian excellence in wasting taxpayer dollars: "Thousands of federal workers on extended paid leave" wapo.st/11XHu0A
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“I don’t know how big this is going to be, but I think there’s something here.”- pretty big @kevin, pretty big... bit.ly/1Fx4gff
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The brilliant consequences of “outsourcing” hospital car park management. And patient transport services. pic.twitter.com/tii919uKbd
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people playing politics w/Ebola fears should reflect on what they're doing and whether that's kind of person they want to be.
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September was the hottest month on record and 2014 is on course to be the hottest year ever. go.350.org/1t38l5C pic.twitter.com/fh6wCRGUVp
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Wow, super cool, top player @virifaux streamed SpyParty with eye tracking software, check it out: twitch.tv/virifaux/c/533…
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“What is the biggest barrier to innovation in the United States?” Couldnt agree more w/ @pahlkadot in @TheAtlantic pic.twitter.com/1tV54zdOVf
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There are three great design themes: making something beautiful, making something easier, and making something possible.
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Have you gotten your ticket for #StrataHadoop Barcelona yet? Now is the time before Early Price ends Thu Oct 23: oreil.ly/1qQxRbH
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My latest @radar post: Open data for open lands oreil.ly/1wki5at 1.usa.gov/1wki5as should be a platform, not a silo.
If you want a more diverse tech workforce, work on more interesting problems c4a.me/1DnCako Who applied: @codeforamerica fellowship
We have made bribery legal. MT @ClydeHaberman Vast sums fueled Watergate, $$$ illegal then, legal now. nyti.ms/1qWSrFj
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For a list of tech people 'who routinely say interesting and provocative things' per @pmarca, see this thread: twitter.com/pmarca/status/…
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"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 fplus.me/p/a8vW/520e7e26 pic.twitter.com/mN1CI1gQWE
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If you're not here, get here! @EBMakerFaire is NOW! 360 42nd St., Oakland (Temescal district) #makerfaire ebmakerfaire.wordpress.com/attend/
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Thank you to the founders of @ballotpedia for creating an indispensable tool for voters: Fact-checked campaign info
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How to get Republicans to stop using the “I’m not a scientist” dodge bit.ly/1vo6V6h pic.twitter.com/jU5HWQ9iQy
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I'm at East Bay Mini Maker Faire in Oakland, CA, US, CA swarmapp.com/c/40JHJ82NhR6
Hmm. Looks like there are letting the droids in first at East Bay Mini Maker Faire #ebmmf! pic.twitter.com/jLGyFyGE2x