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philtor @philtor Beaverton, OR

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

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12/25
2014
We could use a little peace on earth and good will towards men (and women) right about now. Merry Christmas. http://t.co/HthrkQfTzUNo chimney up here- so I left powdered milk and freeze dried cookies in the airlock. Fingers crossed... http://t.co/zr5MzGbaPe
Retweeted by philtor.@Pontifex: http://t.co/zacBJFtA3a
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12/24
2014
Bush & Cheney Should Be Charged with War Crimes Says Col. Wilkerson, Former Colin Powell Aide http://t.co/MayuUsE5vM http://t.co/7Sr9Ly2vDj
Retweeted by philtorAll 250,000 rivers in the US on a single, beautiful, map http://t.co/aGHxHvMpWq http://t.co/OVyVOY4jgp
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12/23
2014
How catnip gets your cat high http://t.co/d2a9MHzvxK http://t.co/lg6CkDdzG8
Retweeted by philtor#DarthVader caroling with flaming #bagpipes in a #kilt while on a #unicycle in #Portland. Happy Holidays Internet. http://t.co/tN1yWZxtHd
Retweeted by philtor#Sea slugs sound boring? Um, not quite :) Feast ur eyes on this stunning spanish shawl near #CIMI #sealife The or... http://t.co/TjSTz6IMbL
Retweeted by philtorCheck out the pedicellariae on this Bat star. #cimi #seastar #marinelife http://t.co/D211weUNTW
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12/21
2014
http://t.co/Fn8qvfgXXF was a significant part of my PC programming larval phase, sad to see it being sunset. Good long run, though.
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12/20
2014
Obama says he believes no Cuban citizens should be subject to beatings, etc, for exercising their freedoms. Okay then. #ferguson
Retweeted by philtorI want to go to Cuba before it's ruined with McD's and chain resorts.About time the US normalized relations with Cuba and dropped the embargo.
12/17
2014
Farewell, Dr. Dobb's | Hacker News http://t.co/PqL6taepRI
Retweeted by philtorToo much interesting work, forgot to tweet. This is a good thing.@michaeldexter Not sure we want a desperate Putin caught in an economic catch-22. He might decide to take nuclear hostages.
12/16
2014
Look at this picture and tell me Brian Eno isn't being controlled telepathically by a malevolent cat (via @fox_SJW) http://t.co/AQGgZdzIBX
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12/15
2014
total VC ever raised by: Microsoft: $1MM Apple: $3.6MM Intel: $2.5MM Cisco: $2.5MM Google: $25MM Webvan: $441MM Facebook: $2,426MM
Retweeted by philtorIn the cold, animals can be attracted to the warmth of your car. Always check before you drive away. http://t.co/dweeCBZ4dW
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12/14
2014
Did not realize that @newrelic was going public so soon.New Relic lands on Wall Street, shares immediately soar: Investors welcomed New Relic to the Nasdaq exchange with… http://t.co/lhx4InyydU
Retweeted by philtorCuriosity Killed the Cat (Just Call Me Mr Curiosity) @Atmel @EETimes @MicrochipTech http://t.co/zxC5G0VUZW http://t.co/CoaLIEKc2Y
Retweeted by philtorTIL there are custom PDX-carpet Adidas http://t.co/WjdO79RmlE
12/12
2014
On some issues, I’m a staunch Conservative — like curtailing greenhouse gas emissions so that we can Conserve the environment
Retweeted by philtorObama administration to allow Native American tribes to grow and sell marijuana: http://t.co/HFWKh0LSEk http://t.co/x8xLmrGnhM
Retweeted by philtorBiggest "buried headline" today? 64 degree day in Portland warmest December day in almost 20 years! http://t.co/0pZlQMmNoZ
Retweeted by philtorSomething about a 130MPH gust up on Mt. Hebo.@rogoway @sambakall Voodoo Donuts is a chain!VooDoo Donuts is a chain!Voodoo Donuts plans at least a dozen shops in Japan, Taiwan w/in 3 years. By @sambakall http://t.co/oQ5Hd6T3bG
Retweeted by philtor@ForAmerSecurity I quite like what Obama did, actually.Batten down the hatches! #pdxstMargaret Hamilton, lead programmer, Project Apollo. Showing offer her source code. https://t.co/8voQreeyam http://t.co/CnsOat4wqb
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12/11
2014
Hmm... 50mph gusts predicted for tomorrow. I think I'll avoid the treehouse and work from home."Pope to shoppers: Don't buy products made by modern-day slaves" http://t.co/dDAJG7gsSH
Retweeted by philtor@built are they stealing our rain?I want an America I can believe in. Where sadistic torturers, the mass thieves of Wall Street, and sociopathic murdering cops go to jail.
Retweeted by philtorRE: CIA torture revelations: we'll complain about it for a few weeks, but then it will blow over and Cheney won't be in jail.@mattg @fractal74 That was Wheel of Fortune Steampunk edition.@built It seems that Florida Man is always involved with this kind of thing.After all of those warnings to avoid becoming a dystopia... here we are.@built "In an address for the New Year..." Shouldn't he say that _before_ Christmas?Cool wind map valid Thurs AM. Clearly shows storm off the coast. For animated image http://t.co/3fM65EUnee #BayArea http://t.co/0gPEiQKaJN
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12/10
2014
Senate #TortureReport on CIA program has been released, detailing brutality and dishonesty http://t.co/BTMG0L8RsX
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12/9
2014
A beautiful sight: #ShutItDown #berkeleyprotests #moonlight http://t.co/LaYkEfWQ9D
Retweeted by philtorIs There Going to Be a Wind Storm Thursday? Maybe http://t.co/035rFCbn3F via @wordpressdotcom
Retweeted by philtorBlog post: Is a Major Windstorm Headed for the Northwest?: For the last few forecast cycles, the U.S. global m... http://t.co/HfwtnZHQ6q
Retweeted by philtor@znmeb @peat even the Obama admin the other day decided it's just fine for Pentagon to weaponize police departments.@znmeb @peat just as in the Viet Nam era there will be a backlash from the Right Wing claiming to be the "silent majority".@znmeb @peat let's hope it doesn't get to that.i heard the u.s. president wrote javascript. i guess it means it’s too mainstream and we need to move to ocaml.
Retweeted by philtorIllinois General Assembly just passed a bill making it illegal to video cops (again). http://t.co/w1TLRfh99H
Retweeted by philtorDeep Neural Networks are Easily Fooled: http://t.co/9ZsnUCPCOQ converse of Szegedy et al 2013: http://t.co/iOSHOizvcI http://t.co/cUALcjH3WU
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12/8
2014
The Police in America Are Becoming Illegitimate http://t.co/AxeaWiWEwm
Retweeted by philtorI can't believe this photo is of an actual officer of the law and not of a goth singles club reject http://t.co/U7soZEo1A0
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12/7
2014
Wanting to start using Julia language for a lot of this stuff for the vectorization support + just seems like a well designed HPC language.Starting to work on the really fun problems now at work. So many research problems, so little time...
12/6
2014
My Twitter feed is full of civil rights protests all over the U.S. and NASA at the dawn of a new space age. It may as well be the 1960s.
Retweeted by philtorQ: How many golf balls fit on a schoolbus? A: Just hire somebody else
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12/5
2014
1928, NY Judge tells jury police can't just "shoot and kill any offender who may not yield to his command…" http://t.co/Ic3hRHnbT2
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12/3
2014
Sorry US Govt but the TPP isn't a national security matter it's a corporate trade agreement. Publish it now for #transparency
Retweeted by philtor@built read recently that the Soviet Union sent in 600K "liquidators" to help mitigate in the days & months following the meltdown.Drone video from Chernobyl http://t.co/Ef0XTBa3eO
Retweeted by philtorLooked up Marine Animals. Was not disappointed http://t.co/kCIEINEnVD
Retweeted by philtorIt's only Dec 2 and it seems like we've already had more cold East wind than we than we typically have for a whole winter. #pdxstBreaking: Jackson says Tolkien estate rights prevent him from making more Middle-Earth films. In other news: I love the Tolkien Estate.
Retweeted by philtorGangnam Style has been watched -2,147,483,648 times. https://t.co/r1miLcwCs7
Retweeted by philtor@ChinoKellogg Is that for their Bankster defense fund?
12/2
2014
@OReillyMedia How does one upgrade an ebook? I've got a 2011 1st ed & want to upgrade to the latest 2014 2nd ed. How to do?
12/1
2014
I love Maryland but this might be the worse shape possible for a cutting board: http://t.co/E8D8Z0Gl87
Retweeted by philtorCake to celebrate the success of the atomic testing program, 1946 http://t.co/MBLMEUCfL0
Retweeted by philtorJohn Lennon signing an autograph for Mark David Chapman, the man that would kill him 5 hours later. 1980 http://t.co/S4JGOpdvmM
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11/30
2014
Times Have Changed: Officer kills an unarmed Black man, spawning National protests. When I grew up, this was just local news.
Retweeted by philtor@t_sloughter woulda set a bad precedent having a president answer for crimes.
11/29
2014
Strange thrust: the unproven science that could propel our children into space http://t.co/XZWTrcBwba@jiceman @mjambon in SiL's case, the rest of family has already moved out of SV.@jiceman @mjambon Bend has a pretty tight housing market at this point, too, but certainly not as expensive as SV.@jiceman @mjambon ...that its probably time to move.@jiceman @mjambon causes of homelessness are many and varied. Sometimes things around you change so fast that it takes a while to realize...@jiceman @mjambon ...either jobwise or lower rent. She's ~50 and has lived there most of her life so she's hesitant to leave.@jiceman @mjambon suggested she move up here and stay in our spare room, but she remains hopeful that something will come along...@mjambon my sister-in-law who has lived in SV all of her life is apparently on the edge of homelessness as of this month. Can't afford rent@mjambon found some info about it in The Merc.@mjambon where is that Jungle homeless camp mentioned in the article? (Largest homeless camp in US according to article)HOTEL 22: The Dark Side of Silicon Valley http://t.co/kN0a6qK9Dl
Retweeted by philtorOne of my dad's reef aquariums. http://t.co/RsrhQIkOXz
11/28
2014
did you know that you can override arbitrary functions in any program with LD_PRELOAD and it's REALLY EASY? http://t.co/9gXODwu32l
Retweeted by philtorThese old photographs of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade are amazing http://t.co/zxMfMgNJmN http://t.co/qELtKqHBac
Retweeted by philtorChernobyl’s Hot Mess, “the Elephant’s Foot,” Is Still Lethal (2013) http://t.co/271G0OS3xm
Retweeted by philtorWhat are you thankful for, Isabella? http://t.co/8I2fPHqb83
Retweeted by philtor@Charalanahzard maybe if we can catch this behavior when they're young we can stop'em when they're older. Good on you.The New Yorker's next cover is incredible. http://t.co/aCtcI2lilI http://t.co/kLD9u1Aglz
Retweeted by philtorBlack Friday seems to have been designed to ensure our sense of gratitude doesn’t spill over from Thanksgiving into our ordinary daily life.
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11/27
2014
Richard Scarry's Busy Town jobs for the 21st century: http://t.co/rP2AgOUAat http://t.co/pBqSemtn06
Retweeted by philtor@built kids in Russia have to wise-up fast.@ChinoKellogg @built Didn't we just decriminalize LEDs in Oregon?@built but have you tried local, handcrafted LEDs?
11/26
2014
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