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philtor @philtor Beaverton, OR

Gardener, geek, frugalist, programmer, maker, learner.

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Don't often see lizards in Western Oregon. You'd think they could just use a drone for that.Lion-killing douchebag dentist vs. Donald Trump's two douchebag sons: spot the difference.
Retweeted by philtorIs Belle and Sabastian's "Just another modern rock song" melody basically a slowed down, mellow version of Foo Fighter's "Learn to fly"?House passes Monsanto's poison pill, HR 1599, 275 to 150, join us 2 stop it in the Senate! @food_democracy
Retweeted by philtor@yminsky JaneStreet using Rust?
@wbruce Next time I'm in the market for a laptop, though, I'm definitely going to check out the Librem.@wbruce I've got a Dell XPS 13 Developer edition.@wbruce saw Librem laptops at OSCON, looks pretty impressive hmm... Didn't see any popups, but I'm using Firefox.Pretty sure a wormhole's opening right outside my house. Just took these long exposure photos. #chicago #lightning
Retweeted by philtorKids yelling "ROOTED" from the backyard gives me hope for the infosec legacy of my family ... Even if they're just pulling weeds.
Retweeted by philtor@FlamingCode ZeroHedge tried to take over?The video is a bit glitchy, but here’s a live stream of deep-sea exploration happening right now (@oceanexplorer):
Retweeted by philtorWindows 10 has keylogging on by default
Retweeted by philtorSomehow I don't think it's going to get up to 95 degrees today with all these clouds. Finally some relief from the heat.A Hitchhiking Robot's Journey West Ends Early... In Philadelphia
Retweeted by philtor@chadfowler @raganwald kind of like how Frank Zappa appeared on Steve Allen show in ' 63 to play a bicycle? It was the future of music.
My favorite Bible story was that time Jesus deported all the Samaritans, blessed the rich, and then lectured the poor for being lazy.
Retweeted by philtorThe sources are here: and why am I not suprised? #PoliceBrutality @FearDept
Retweeted by philtor@michaeldexter @lenovo I hope so....Of course, there's already a story about that: Cecil's brother Jericho has been killed. We need to declare open season on big-game hunters.@tickerguy just like NAFTA was disastrous for Mexican farmers and is responsible for a good chunk of illegal immigration...@tickerguy also US wants to force higher drug prices on trade "partners".
Breaking: No TPP deal reached in Hawaii, announce trade ministers.
Retweeted by philtorPacific Trade Pact In Limbo As Talks End Without A Deal
Retweeted by philtorThomas Jefferson, advocating strong typing.
Retweeted by philtor@built Your Air crashed. The chorus is "Pull me out of the aircrash..." Instead of bluescreening they should play that song.@built"Goldfinger estimates Oregon’s readiness for a major earthquake at .25 on a scale of 1 to 10."
Retweeted by philtorPeople for the Ethical Treatment of reinforcement learners: Seems to be serious. Don't let your algorithms suffer!Hm.
Retweeted by philtorMan biking across US to raise money for affordable housing killed by driver on cell phone:
Retweeted by philtorCareful, twitter is now policing plagiarized joke tweets soon it'll be December!
Retweeted by philtorAs the world mourned Cecil the lion, five of Kenya's endangered elephants were slain
A carbon tax is the best way to reduce emissions. Failing that, halt subsidies to fossil fuels
Retweeted by philtorLate night reminder: California produces more oil than Alaska
Retweeted by philtorWhere's #WalterPalmer
Retweeted by philtor@KristinaWeis New words for an old REM song?@michaeldexter checks out. Current Austin temp is 100 degrees.Now they are trying to push all the #kayaktivists out from under the bridge. #ShellNo
Retweeted by philtorPhytoplankton help the planet breathe. These citizen scientists are determined to save them.
Retweeted by philtor@built Yeah, I'm guessing cops there see near collisions all the time.@built ...seems like he almost caused a wreck there as he burned rubber pulling out of that spot.@built Also, seems like the cop should have pulled him over for driving without being able to see out of the windows.@built That guy must've been parked there a long time for them to be able to cover the car in post-its.@peat We hate hot weather and we vote!
Outraged by the senseless killing of Cecil the lion? Consider donating to WildCRU: read: #CISA the dirty deal btw Google & the NSA no one is talking about #FaxBigBrother
Retweeted by philtorI want a funeral like this
Retweeted by philtor@built Directly into the river.More than 30 states will top 90°F today in one of the most widespread heat waves of the summer
Retweeted by philtorHousing discrimination, Portland-style.
Retweeted by philtorDude, hate speech is not an "argument" and you don't need to host it on your website. WTF is wrong with you?
Retweeted by philtorTPP negotiators are now meeting at a luxury hotel in Hawaii, trying to finalize the toxic anti-user deal:
Retweeted by philtorwhenever I hear of another big game hunter 'bravely' shooting a wild animal I think of this perfect Far Side cartoon
Retweeted by philtorTurkey says it's attacking ISIS, but really they're bombing the Kurds in both Iraq and Syria. This is an outrage.
Retweeted by philtorEven Newt Gingrich calling for the lion-killer to go to jail. Lock up the lion-killing dentist. Shell? Activists Suspend Themselves from Bridge to Block Arctic-Bound Oil Ship
Retweeted by philtorThere is no Arduino language! Yes! Yes! Yes! (Via @hackaday)
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@_BrianMcLean @BrianZahnd read the comments there, some seem to take it seriously. Those who disagree do so because "Trump is a progressive"@BrianZahnd @charismamag not sure if scary or hilarious: there are people in the comments there calling Trump a liberal progressive.@BrianZahnd unbelievable. No words. Unfortunately, there are many who will believe this without critical discerning //@charismamag@peat Are you in a clothing startup?Thoughts on George Dyson's OSCON keynote: "From analog to digital and back""More monads in OCaml"
Retweeted by philtorFormally verifying the complexity of #OCaml programs with CFML -- part 1
Retweeted by philtorWanna have Fun with Functional Programming? Come and learn OCaml with us! Register on FUN for this MOOC @OCamlLang
Retweeted by philtor@built John McCarthy wants his lisp back.The public deserves to know what's in the secret cyber memo. Its conclusions are very troubling. #StopCISA
Retweeted by philtor@RonWyden we also deserve to know what's in the TPP.What a New Class of Memory Means for Future Applications #3DXPointMan born with "virtually no brain" has an advanced math degree, normal life more or less.
Retweeted by philtorWatch: Clinton's amusing parody of GOP climate change deniers.
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"Why I Won't Do Another Kickstarter Campaign" showing Parallella running computational fluid dynamics. With source code! (ICCS 2015 paper)
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Oldest bald eagle in America--nearly 2x usual life expectancy--dies after being hit by a car:
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Brutalist sandcastles.
Retweeted by philtorGetting ready to bake some sourdough rye bread on this nice cool day.Enjoy the lovely Oregon mist outside right now it's going to get back into the 90's this coming week.
Reverse : Reverse engineering tool for x86/ARM :
Retweeted by philtorFunctional programming in Python is pretty much on par with object oriented programming in Haskell
Retweeted by philtorPrediction: @OSCON will be back in Portland in a few years."So, About That Cascadia Article" A worthy followup to the New Yorker piece.
Retweeted by philtorJust got my copy of "The Little Prover", co-authored by Jane Street's own Carl Eastlund. It looks really fun!
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@BeavertonMarket how about bringing in a few food trucks, music, etc? I suspect the demand is there.Now Apple appears to be that company that doesn't care about winning developer mindshare.Why is it that Apple never has a booth at #OSCON? Microsoft, Google and Samsung are here. Overconfident?Also seeing way more devs with Windows machines at #OSCON than I recall seeing in the past.
BREAKING: Dashcam Video of Violent Arrest of Sandra Bland Was Edited Cars appear and disappear; footage is looped.
Retweeted by philtor#OSCON party.
This is still my favorite photobomb of all time
Retweeted by philtorLook how much rain Portland has seen since July 1st, versus all of these normally parched cities!
Retweeted by philtorAnd there it is. The #OSCON RFID chip revealed in full. Some find it offensive, I find it pretty cool.
Retweeted by philtorPastor disputes police officer's claims about #SandraBland's arrest
Retweeted by philtorBlog post: Northwest is Toast, While Southern California Floods: Southern California is usually dependably ube...
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