stream of consciousness timeline

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mandatory self-abnegation as political praxis
■ Thu Jan 28 16:01:59 EST 2016

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Every dictator is benevolent to someone.
■ Fri Nov  6 16:34:16 EST 2015

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The benevolence of a dictator is the in the eye of the oppressed.
■ Fri Nov  6 16:34:08 EST 2015

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the oppressive need to create a narrative around one's feelings
■ Thu Sep 10 22:09:04 EDT 2015

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these tweets brought to you by random haters, hubris, and will
■ Tue Aug 18 17:36:25 EDT 2015

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sometimes you lose your motivation -- othertimes you suddenly find it
■ Tue Aug 18 17:35:39 EDT 2015

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the eye of a storm which will remake the world
■ Tue Aug 18 17:35:18 EDT 2015

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two-factor authentication + remote maine vacation + reboot = surprisingly frustrating
■ Fri Jul  3 14:57:20 EDT 2015

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it's mostly positive right now. my discontent is motivation to improve.
■ Thu Jun  4 23:13:20 EDT 2015

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i have been trying to de-emphasize them this year -- but i'd like to leave them in a good place.
■ Thu Jun  4 23:12:56 EDT 2015

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recently i've had a flush of energy for improving my open-source projects
■ Thu Jun  4 23:12:43 EDT 2015

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sometimes i imagine just quitting "programming" and focusing on music, games, art, building things
■ Thu May  7 20:18:38 EDT 2015

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■ Wed Mar 18 19:33:25 EDT 2015

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in other news, cameron and i are starting a group called 'cloud of unknowing'
■ Mon Mar 16 20:43:39 EDT 2015

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worried that the gulf between my ambitions and capabilities is too large -- simultaneously worried it is too small ☝
■ Mon Mar 16 20:41:09 EDT 2015

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...is watching tech people shit on each other's preferences. ugh, fucking twitter.
■ Fri Mar 13 23:03:20 EDT 2015

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the only thing more useless than tech people shitting on each other's preferences...
■ Fri Mar 13 23:03:09 EDT 2015

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finding reflexive sarcasm and irony incredibly off-putting these days.
■ Thu Mar 12 13:11:55 EDT 2015

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in other news: hungry for mar to start playing shows
■ Wed Mar 11 16:34:56 EDT 2015

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intellectually i know it is important and interesting, but viscerally i'm not feeling it
■ Wed Mar 11 16:34:00 EDT 2015

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motivation for "programming" (versus music/games/art) is currently very low
■ Wed Mar 11 16:33:18 EDT 2015

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funny how hard it is to stop associating shame with ignorance
■ Tue Mar 10 15:48:04 EDT 2015

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Normally listening to 'Hallogallo' calms me down, but somehow this time it has inspired intense, bittersweet heartache.
■ Fri Mar  6 16:09:56 EST 2015

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(also, feel some self-loathing over my own role in the whole thing. ugh.)
■ Fri Jan 16 17:40:48 EST 2015

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i feel really guilty when i fail to quickly side with original author.
■ Fri Jan 16 17:40:25 EST 2015

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increasingly feeling that my RTs on twitter end up painting targets on people.
■ Fri Jan 16 17:39:37 EST 2015

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also, i myself am going to redouble my efforts to avoid saying (or amplifying) tweets that yell at (or demean) the reader.
■ Sun Jan  4 22:55:58 EST 2015

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maybe i just need to unfollow a bunch of people and not feel bad about it.
■ Sun Jan  4 22:52:50 EST 2015

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(e.g. lots of folks who i really respect seem to have evolved this stance/tone that i just can't really handle anymore.)
■ Sun Jan  4 22:47:26 EST 2015

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experiencing incredible twitter fatigue recently.
■ Sun Jan  4 22:46:20 EST 2015

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could be the time of year i guess?
■ Fri Oct 17 21:24:32 EDT 2014

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i'm not sure what it's trying to tell me, or what's different now
■ Fri Oct 17 21:24:12 EDT 2014

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it's a friday night, sitting at home with no plans, and i'm suddenly hit with intense physical melancholy
■ Fri Oct 17 21:15:55 EDT 2014

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the uncomfortable moment where you start suspecting someone has muted you on twitter but you're trying really hard not to think about it or take it personally.
■ Thu Sep 11 00:27:33 EDT 2014

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ugh, thinking that maybe i should stop retweeting things altogether
■ Sat Sep  6 17:16:01 EDT 2014

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need to stop drawing myself into conversations that aren't for me
■ Thu Aug 28 14:37:48 EDT 2014

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need to stop following sources of negative energy and emotional turmoil
■ Thu Aug 28 14:37:08 EDT 2014

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need to stop following games industry folks
■ Thu Aug 28 14:36:31 EDT 2014

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cosmic games
■ Tue Aug 26 16:58:13 EDT 2014

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so far, hindsight is the only tool i have for telling these situations apart
■ Tue Aug 26 14:13:08 EDT 2014

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other times the best thing is to just keep diving down, down, down...
■ Tue Aug 26 14:12:51 EDT 2014

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sometimes when you feel in over your head the best thing to do is come up for air
■ Tue Aug 26 14:12:39 EDT 2014

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had a great time playing games with old friends in philly tonight
■ Sun Aug 24 01:58:58 EDT 2014

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in 30 years it will be interesting to read political history about the internet
■ Fri Aug 22 16:23:21 EDT 2014

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video games are war to us
■ Fri Aug 22 16:22:34 EDT 2014

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"god rest his soul. he's gone." autopsy linkMon Aug 18 01:26:01 EDT 2014

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mainstream responses to ferguson are making me sick
■ Mon Aug 18 01:23:55 EDT 2014

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"building trust" without talking about why there is no trust right now
■ Mon Aug 18 01:23:15 EDT 2014

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disgusting campaign of disinformation
■ Fri Aug 15 12:39:43 EDT 2014

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relatedly, the person i am sharing the practice space with (k) is really cool
■ Fri Aug 15 01:12:48 EDT 2014

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⛧ then i get to make some noise for the first time in over a year ⛧
■ Fri Aug 15 01:12:16 EDT 2014

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tomorrow i move guitars, amps, speakers, pedals, etc over there
■ Fri Aug 15 01:11:30 EDT 2014

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got shelves and carpet for practice space today
■ Fri Aug 15 01:11:05 EDT 2014

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then i remind myself that i am allowed to make mistakes and be confused
■ Mon Aug 11 17:00:18 EDT 2014

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some days i feel like it's a wonder i get anything working
■ Mon Aug 11 16:59:35 EDT 2014

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⚠ this is only a test ⚠
■ Mon Aug 11 01:41:04 EDT 2014

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the arbiters of which responses are appropriate
■ Mon Aug 11 01:08:01 EDT 2014

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there's some kind of rule that the "better" the language the "worse" the dependency management experience is.
■ Fri Aug  8 14:39:54 EDT 2014

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fucking cabal
■ Fri Aug  8 14:39:25 EDT 2014

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menubars whose only purpose is to remind you which program you're in
■ Fri Aug  8 13:00:42 EDT 2014

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well, at least that's over with
■ Thu Aug  7 20:34:18 EDT 2014

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(also, if really need to you can speed walk or jog to make up a late start.)
■ Tue Aug  5 08:13:22 EDT 2014

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nice thing about walking to the train station is that the "are you late?" curve is very smooth
■ Tue Aug  5 08:12:38 EDT 2014

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lldb commands explained in terms of gdb linkMon Aug  4 18:12:53 EDT 2014

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would love to hear opinions about it (or tablets in general)
■ Mon Aug  4 14:53:06 EDT 2014

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thinking about getting a wacom intuos5 tablet for drawing
■ Mon Aug  4 14:52:38 EDT 2014

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watching startups over the last decade makes a surprisingly-compelling case for central planning
■ Mon Aug  4 14:08:31 EDT 2014

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"cutting edge cat facial recognition technology" youtubeMon Aug  4 14:05:27 EDT 2014

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so excited about sortilege that i almost caved and tweeted about it (but i didn't!)
■ Mon Aug  4 01:11:40 EDT 2014

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announcing sortilege, a scala library for predicting the future through divination githubMon Aug  4 00:28:15 EDT 2014

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there has been good fortune in the beginning; there may be disorder in the end ䷾
■ Sun Aug  3 13:10:16 EDT 2014

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feeling inspired by the conversations i had today ☝
■ Sat Aug  2 22:06:03 EDT 2014

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the list of words to avoid saying because they get you lectured at
■ Sat Aug  2 21:58:31 EDT 2014

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it's easiest to enjoy fp if you think of a problem as a puzzle to solve ☺
■ Sat Aug  2 16:17:17 EDT 2014

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heading to hac boston -- about to jump into the deep end λ
■ Sat Aug  2 12:07:18 EDT 2014

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sometimes you just have to teleport your consciousness to jupiter full albumSat Aug  2 00:20:28 EDT 2014

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not sure whether i find this whole "timeline" thing useful or creepy tbh
■ Fri Aug  1 23:50:21 EDT 2014

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spire 0.8.2 released! wwwFri Aug  1 18:32:05 EDT 2014

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i think most programmers have this feeling gifFri Aug  1 17:53:17 EDT 2014

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reminder that p-values are often not what you care about pdfFri Aug  1 17:39:39 EDT 2014

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"i surround myself with nothing but robots" cyborg controlFri Aug  1 14:45:51 EDT 2014

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