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oh-REE-mus. Senior writer for OneZero at @medium: https://t.co/RgkBkeRwSo Previously: @slate. I write about how tech shapes us. DM for Signal.

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twitter i am very sorry but i have no idea what sheetz is and i spent your whole survey looking for an option
Twitter I am very sorry but I have no idea what Sheetz is and I spent your whole survey looking for an option that said “what the hell is Sheetz.”
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just found out that my 4yo who was born in new york has spent his whole life to this point thinking he was bor
Just found out that my 4yo, who was born in New York, has spent his whole life to this point thinking he was born in Knee Orc.
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i wrote last year that the scandal over cellphone location data should be bigger than facebook cambridge analy
I wrote last year that the scandal over cellphone location data should be bigger than Facebook/Cambridge Analytica. If these reports are accurate, it turns out that it basically *is* Cambridge Analytica all over again.
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asked where he got voters cellphone location data bannon replied as if it were obvious the phone companies and
Asked where he got voters' cellphone location data, Bannon replied as if it were obvious: "The phone companies. And the data guys sell it. "
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you left out the last sentence
You left out the last sentence ;-)
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it turns out the redesign was less about how we use twitter and more about how twitter uses twitter the bigges
It turns out the redesign was less about how *we* use Twitter, and more about how *Twitter* uses Twitter. The biggest changes were under the hood, w/ the goal of making it faster & easier to test and ship new features at a company that has often suffered from product stagnation.
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the long awaited redesign of landed this week and fixed exactly none of the site s major problems i talked to
The long-awaited redesign of landed this week, and fixed exactly none of the site's major problems.

I talked to the project's lead designer about why it seemed so underwhelming, and got some genuinely interesting answers...
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i am an excellent cat owner i am very diligent about feeding him each day at the precise moment when his chewi
I am an excellent cat owner. I am very diligent about feeding him each day at the precise moment when his chewing, meowing, and keyboard-tromping become unbearable and bring my work to a halt.
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right ring s appeal to individuals is key to its success the costs are born by others not the ones who buy it
@vplus @wirecutterr @daveyalbaight, ring's appeal to individuals is key to its success. the costs are born by others, not the ones who buy it. g @sidneyfussellot at this dynamic in an insightful piece recently (though i don't love the fatalism of the headline)

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amazing ht dbernstein thrillis4
Amazing. (ht @dbernstein @thrillis4)
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google confirms the global internet is being attacked by sharks
Google confirms the global Internet is being attacked by sharks:
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pressed by cnn s erinburnett jerry falwell jr says he would vote for trump even if he has a record of sexual a
Pressed by CNN's @ErinBurnett, Jerry Falwell Jr. says he would vote for Trump even if he has a record of sexual ass…
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entities that say russia helped elect trump cia fbi dni entities that say russia did not help elect trump russ
Entities that say Russia helped elect Trump:
- CIA
- FBI
- DNI

Entities that say Russia did not help elect Trump:
- Russia
- Trump
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a man suffered a pulmonary embolism at the wheeland his tesla drove him to the hospital
A man suffered a pulmonary embolism at the wheel—and his Tesla drove him to the hospital.
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the washington post went ahead and published its prewritten george hw bush obit without reading it first i gue
The Washington Post went ahead and published its prewritten George H.W. Bush obit without reading it first, I guess.
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donald trump s new twitter background is a photo from obama s inauguration
Donald Trump's new Twitter background is a photo from Obama's inauguration.
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conservative op ed columnists obsession with campus politics makes more sense when you realize that their whol
Conservative op-ed columnists' obsession with campus politics makes more sense when you realize that their whole career has been a response to the undergraduate trauma of finding their cherished childhood views scorned and mocked in freshman humanities seminars.
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i know i m late to this but the reason amazon s hq2 was a farce is not just that they picked two cities it s t
I know I'm late to this, but the reason Amazon's HQ2 was a farce is not just that they picked two cities. It's that they raised the hopes of cities across the country that could really use an infusion of economic vitality, then picked the two that need it least of all.
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news facebook s guy rosen just confirmed that the breach would have allowed hackers to access not only your fa
NEWS: Facebook's Guy Rosen just confirmed that the breach would have allowed hackers to access not only your Facebook account, but your accounts on other sites where you used Facebook as your login.
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