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philtor @philtor Beaverton, OR

Gardener, geek, frugalist, programmer, maker, learner. HAM radio: KG7ULQ

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"when patent rights have been too broad or strong, they have actually discouraged innovation"
Retweeted by philtor @built they're building condos over all of the food cart pods anyway...
Robot Rubio repeats same line four times, even after being mocked.
Retweeted by philtorThis house costs just $20,000—but it's nicer than yours:
Retweeted by philtorNice dinner with @KristinWT at Renata. Feels like being Jewish at Christmas.
First violets. Winter appears to be mostly done.
@znmeb French 2.0? Any syntax changes that will make it incompatible with French 1.0?dear diary I went to a Ren Fair today to meet up with other knights but it turns out it is something different
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Retweeted by philtorLast time they did this, we assembled the Minutemen.
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Why is it OK for HFT to cancel 30% of stock quotes before Californians can act on them?
Retweeted by philtorNewly-described tarantula Aphonopelma johnnycashi bit a man in Reno just to watch him die. (img: Chris A. Hamilton)
Retweeted by philtorI've always strongly opposed trade agreements like NAFTA and TPP, which were written by corporate America and have cost us millions of jobs.
Retweeted by philtor“Pharma bro” Martin Shkreli just got schooled at a congressional hearing.
Retweeted by philtorThey just signed the #TPP. Now the real fight begins. Sound the alarm!
Retweeted by philtorThe race to mine asteroids is gaining international support
Retweeted by philtorThe last Oregon tech company to go public just sold for $352m.
Retweeted by philtorThis looks big, if early reports are correct: UN finds UK unlawfully detained @WikiLeaks founder #Assange.
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Retweeted by philtorThe fastest-talking state in the union is ... Oregon! agriculture key to feeding the world, new scientific paper says
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You can buy hemp in Oregon. Farmers should be able to grow it in Oregon. Time to fix an outdated law #HempOnTheHill
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Retweeted by philtorIt turns out money decides elections after all. #IowaCaucus
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Say what you want about America, but don't ever say we give less than 101%
Retweeted by philtorReality check: Ted Cruz may be an even worse human being than Donald Trump.
Retweeted by philtorWhen the Millennium Falcon goes 88 miles per hour.
Retweeted by philtorOskar Schindler greeted by 300 holocaust survivors in Jerusalem, May 1, 1962. Photograph by Photo by David Rubinger.
Retweeted by philtorWow, now the experimental algebraic effect system in OCaml compiles to JavaScript and native code efficiently!
Retweeted by philtorHappening today: the Iowa Caucasians. @znmeb Actually, it's Caucasians in Iowa.this is pretty special
Retweeted by philtor[Infographic] The Largest Company in Each State by Revenue:
Retweeted by philtorThe Dutch police are training eagles to take down drones. What a time to be alive.
Retweeted by philtorTektronix turns 70 today. It unveiled its 1st new logo in 24 years & previewed new strategy
Retweeted by philtor @DouthatNYT I thought back in June that he would have lost momentum way before now. But, surprisingly, he hasn't.
when an enemy ship tells you to power down your shields so you can truly enjoy the photon torpedo experience
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America needs more plumbers, undertakers,neurologists &knife sharpeners. It should be STEAMPUNK. blog post: "The Power of the Material or: Make something and keep it on your desk"
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Poor little drone... Daily Stand-up
Retweeted by philtorRetreating Clinton Campaign Torches Iowa Town To Slow Advance Of Sanders Volunteers
Retweeted by philtor"I support Bernie Sanders, and I’m not stupid or unrealistic" h/t @kyouell
Retweeted by philtorAnd ephemerons make it into OCaml 4.03. Based named GC feature ever.
Retweeted by philtorAt Facebook: @kc_srk mic drops after demoing OCaml with true language level parallelism and concurrency. Impressed!
Retweeted by philtor @peat It was an experiment that needed to be done.Thunderstorms possible west of the Cascades this afternoon and evening. #ORwx #WAwx #pdxtst
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Bill Gates sold rights to the Tiananmen 1989 pictures to a Chinese company
Retweeted by philtor2 years ago: “Smalltalk’s failure proved image files are a bad idea” Today: copying 800MB tarballs around for deployment via docker
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.@VoteFiore says Finicum had surrendered and was cooperating when shot. @OPBnews has *NOT* verified death or circumstances
Retweeted by philtorI've noticed this as well. 4 arrested including Ammon Bundy near Malheur NWR; shots fired #LiveOnK2
Retweeted by philtorWatch this video to experience time travel for real.
Retweeted by philtorHow would a Cascadia quake impact you? Enter your address to find out:
Retweeted by philtor"Children of Men" scenario in Latin America? El Salvador’s Advice on Zika Virus: Don’t Have Babies president of @LibertyU has now officially endorsed Donald Trump. Christianity in America is definitely getting weirder by the day.
Retweeted by philtorI have little patience for this. What are they thinking? Re: "FYI: OCamlScript is a registered OPAM package name"
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Trump goes to church in Iowa and hears a sermon about welcoming immigrants Learning is Easy - learn something more difficult
Retweeted by philtorThe case for running Twitter as a non-profit
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Nothing to see here, move along... - adj., tendency toward overly complex solutions in an attempt to encompass all possible scenarios. See also: "enterprisey"
Retweeted by philtor4 of 5 stars to Saturn Run by John Sandford hasn't premiered yet, has it? Is this... a leak?
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Hillary Clinton laughs when @lhfang asks if she'll release Goldman Sachs speech transcripts
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I like Jared “Guns, Germs and Steel” Diamond plenty, but a $48,500 private jet African safari is off-putting
Retweeted by philtorGood afternoon. I have a present for everyone.
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2015 was the warmest year on record. Have Qs? Ask us at 1pm ET during a @Reddit Science Q&A:
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When times are good, prepare for the bad times. When times are bad, prepare for the good times. Winter doesn't last forever, neither Summer.It’s official: 2015 ‘smashed’ 2014’s global temperature record. It wasn’t even close
Retweeted by philtor“What followed was 20-odd minutes of what I can only describe as post-apocalyptic poetry…”
Retweeted by philtorNothing to see here... Let's just keep making driving as cheap and easy as possible.
Retweeted by philtorAnother Reason Why the Middle Class and the Velocity of Money Are in Terminal Decline
Retweeted by philtorPuppet Labs will expand Portland HQ by 50%, but IPO plans on hold amid market turmoil.
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IBM still on a (downward) roll with 15th consecutive quarterly revenue drop
Retweeted by philtorPalin endorsed Trump. That's it, the race is over.At 7:11p my daughter received her first insulin delivered by a software decision. #OpenAPS #WeAreNotWaiting
Retweeted by philtor @built isn't this the kind of thing we accuse the Germans of doing to words?
"This country has socialism for the rich, rugged individualism for the poor." -Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. #MLKDay
Retweeted by philtor#MLK was a radical. He was also exactly what we needed.
Retweeted by philtorSpot the difference: America before and after the #DemDebate
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Falcon lands on droneship, but the lockout collet doesn't latch on one the four legs, causing it…
Retweeted by philtorDelhi's epic smog. 'Exercise is out of the question. Simply walking is deeply unpleasant'
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Iceland Sentences 26 Corrupt Bankers to 74 Years in Prison
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"Springwater Corridor: ‘Avenue of Terror’ Cyclists are worried the situation could escalate” - via @KOINNews
Retweeted by philtor"WebTorrent – World’s First BitTorrent Client For Your Web Browser, Written in JavaScript" #lifehacker
Retweeted by philtor @built the outsourcing of talking head jobs.Playground.jl: Virtual environments for #julialang. Absolutely necessary for a quickly moving language like julia
Retweeted by philtorOCPWin, an OCaml distribution for Windows
Retweeted by philtor @Oregonian When Bundy talks about turning public land over to miners this is what we get. Newmont Mine in Nevada.
Retweeted by philtor @mjambon Not sure how to interpret that graph - meters on the X axis and KMs on the Y axis? @built when are the bad guys finally going to figure out a way to make their planet-like planet destroying weapons less vulnerable?FACEPALM: Bernie Sanders campaign tries to censor Wikipedia
Retweeted by philtorWow, oil down 6.5% is a pretty huge move in a single day.Red lights blinking on the dashboard of the global economy.This satirical Chinese account live-tweeted the GOP debate, and it was amazing
Retweeted by philtorSo, to sum up, give everyone a gun, abolish all taxes and get the citizens to fight ISIS for free while blindfolded? Checking our notes…
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.@thenation Magazine Endorses Bernie Sanders for President
Retweeted by philtorThere's a lot of neat stuff in Bitcoin, but if it dies (I doubt it will soon), let's not mourn a system so incredibly energy inefficient.
Retweeted by philtorToday the #bundymilitia made this road within the refuge. #oregonstandoff
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