After getting an infection in my eyes this week, someone suggested I try echinacea (which is not recommended for people with weakened immune systems). That reminded me of this “euthanasia, echinacea” tweet.
“I though it was obvious, but apparently it's not. FP is not about not having side effects at all, otherwise it would be useless. It's just about deferring them for as long as possible, that's all.”
~ Alessandro Lacava, in this tweet
Wow, I was just stunned to read that a so-called professional journalist (Mike Klis) here in Denver, Colorado doesn’t pay for a basic tool, or have his company pay for it. I can’t even imagine trying to cover the National Football League (NFL) and not having access to detailed statistics. The subscriptions go from $40 to $200 per year, not a huge cost at all for a “professional.” In the programming world we always try to find the best tools available for our jobs.
“Rip our your heart and throw it in the bin.” A funny tweet from BBCBigField.
As I wrote a few weeks ago, I’m tired of politicians saying after yet another shooting that they’ll pray for the victims and their families. Those words are hollow, and the United States needs gun reform. This tweet by Neil deGrasse Tyson echoes my feelings about politicians hollow words.
ME: I have chronic pain. It flares up whenever someone challenges my beliefs.
FRIEND: That’s not really how chronic pain works.
ME: ow owwww ...
Andreessen Horowitz partner Marc Andreessen (also a founder of Netscape) recently released a series of 18 tweets regarding his concerns over cash burn rates at startups. He wrote his tweets as he agreed with a man named Bill Gurley, who told the Wall Street Journal that Silicon Valley “is taking on an excessive amount of risk right now.”
Here is the text from Mr. Andreessen’s 18 tweets:
I passed out again yesterday, but I think US Airways had a worse day than I did. Something went very wrong with this “customer service” tweet.