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Tim O'Reilly @timoreilly Sebastopol, CA

Founder and CEO, O'Reilly Media. Watching the alpha geeks, sharing their stories, helping the future unfold.

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RT @MatthewSGast: MT @RadiusNetworks: Open-source answer to iBeacon - Check out AltBeacon by Radius Networks! http://t.co/rwhzZw5l8k <cool!
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly.@timoreilly always scratching my tech itch. Talking about values and open source as a social movement at OSCON: https://t.co/cpSq9BPbVk
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly@KidWind_Project I didn't see the article as blaming teachers. I saw it as blaming policy makers, who mandate programs w/o funding training@KidWind_Project Totally agree. But there was way more to the @nytimes article than that.@KidWind_Project I don't sell tech to school districts!It's Arduino Day at @MakerCamp - ask your questions now LIVE on Google Hangout. http://t.co/ddqQJrEqkB
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly@dchud It's been too long. Have a couple of things I'd love to chat with you about regarding libraries and open access.Nice interview w/ @SagePublishers David Ross about why invested in #alpspawards winner @thePeerJ http://t.co/doG2e7Vd3r via @ScholarlyKitchn
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyAwesome! RT @R_you_cereal: http://t.co/HWyodzfVa4 - Is my brilliant idea any good? I am not sure, so I've preprinted it on @thePeerJ
@jkordyback @Werner @aalndy Worked for me just now. 4.8.... 4.9 - RT @aalndy · How to find your Uber passenger rating. https://t.co/wJjqc0xWEi
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly@RandaL_Hicks Almost as bad as the failure of A&W hamburger ad campaign because people didn't know 1/3 pounder was bigger than 1/4 pounder@flipzagging @stewart Yeah, but I don't predict the future. I just say "hmm, here's some interesting stuff happening now that could spread"@LibTwitArmy Yes indeed. There can be bad policy. But the reason even good gov policy fails so often is lack of attention to implementationDraw a line between failure of Common Core math education and the failure of http://t.co/jVpklsknYL http://t.co/Swu6HyDP9b@hipproduct Why do you think I want bigger government? I think if we make it work better, it can be smaller.@Joseph_Palmer @RogervonOech Yes. And Dems have done better at cutting size of govt too http://t.co/BqxysKwXY5Why we need learning relationship management even more than we need CRM http://t.co/ibSpccZNSB Good thinking from @fidelisedHalf of Americans think expensive medical care is better. They're wrong. http://t.co/PHgUzXLq7r http://t.co/esFXMnCjv1
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyOld but very good @littleidea post about technical debt and operations http://t.co/hEtljhOmhv@RogervonOech @Joseph_Palmer Data?#AspenIdeas Recap: Changing World of Work w/ @pfugeomagic @timoreilly & #CraigMundie http://t.co/xbUk3xrRB2
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyIntriguing (and hopeful) analysis about a GOP turn towards the concerns of voters lower on the economic ladder http://t.co/XqCD8J6ipg@Joseph_Palmer @RogervonOech And when lower taxes go to big companies, we know they reward execs, cut workers, just like before.@Joseph_Palmer @RogervonOech So true. Just because companies seek lower taxes doesn't mean they will do anything useful with the proceedsFailure is our muse http://t.co/xUPDRoTXi3 Great piece about writing! Includes some authors I must track down!@RogervonOech "The difference between theory and practice is always greater in practice than it is in theory." Especially w lower taxes!Interesting how Bell had to fight the telegraph lobby in the UK to get the telephone introduced http://t.co/fB9IKO86tI #NetNeutrality@RogervonOech Increasing consensus among economists that the economy isn't recovering because the customers can't afford to buy.Making peach-nectarine jam with discarded fruit from the farmer's market, originally meant for the chickens http://t.co/4mZkIbYfvnHow a http://t.co/DOCp8wIJgH petition became a law, allowing unlocking of US cellphones http://t.co/IopjAKoXpH via @digiphile on G+@RogervonOech @RBReich I have. Quite a few.@JohSanders You can go to our office in Sebastopol. That's probably the closest.@RadTrade Like you, it did occur to me that someone was trying to trade on Hemingway's name, but I shared for the thought, not attribution@thelonelyghost @OReillyMedia Thanks!@hipproduct @RBReich You've got to be kidding, if you think that credit card sized donations are the problem!
“@heminnngway: There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.”
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly"Repeal Prohibition, Again" the @nytimes on a common sense approach to controlling marijuana http://t.co/nNCacCh68x
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyCorporate profits sustainable only if based on more sales, and more sales possible only if employees have higher wages. Virtuous cycle.
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyMapping the spreading drought across the U.S. http://t.co/7dkGJvzqtS http://t.co/Zpj1OpCf4T
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyWhy does GOP support voter ID but ignore foreigners influencing U.S. elections via campaign spending by global corporations?
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyThe happiest places in America: http://t.co/BZi54cQZ2C http://t.co/8prZ7offZl
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyLet's go back! 45 yrs after the giant leap for mankind, TIME remembers the moon landing issue http://t.co/H5Hl84DW6z http://t.co/5JcYbM3Pe9“I’ve never met anyone...who needed to settle for being average. Best is a slot that’s available to everyone, somewhere” @ThisIsSethsBlogTobias Kinnebrew at #OReillySolid 2014: Keynote on @botndolly, #Robotics & The Natural Language of Creatives http://t.co/SXgcVtPYA2
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyOpen Source Machine Learning systems: August 22nd #NYC workshop @MSFTResearch http://t.co/BXkb18J3E5 (details: msrnycrsvp@microsoft.com)
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyDesign for how the world should work: http://t.co/4FsokMC5nO. Much food for thought from @globalmoxie & @timoreilly in this @radar podcast.
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Open source + #devops + user centered design, @webmink interviews @timoreilly | http://t.co/vaI7nmxeO5 @OReillyMedia #oscon
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillySo fun to be on 1st O'Reilly Radar podcast talking interaction design in Internet of Things w @timoreilly & @jennwebb http://t.co/cnIb7D76is
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyPaper records at my doctor's office: http://t.co/KappaHWnMO The #VA is far worse. Electronic health records FTW!
Updated link! MT @ruralocity: “It’s about people.” Watch @timoreilly’s #oscon keynote, even if you don’t work w/tech http://t.co/J8o2U5h7Lg
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyWell that was the coolest damn thing I've seen all week. Mesmerizing. #OSCON #livecodedconcert http://t.co/1zvfiT5QBX
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyDrone finds missing elderly man in 20 minutes. Should we rethink the ban on commercial drones? http://t.co/UPspWg7uWt Via @arstechnica
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyMapping the spread of US drought http://t.co/oaYniuy6F8 http://t.co/XzWlha747A
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyJoin us in 15m for a free, live webcast with @jonathanstark Debugging Mobile Web Apps: Tips, Tricks, Tools, and Techniques...
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyDemocrats should welcome Paul Ryan's poverty plan http://t.co/GwmURg79Lu
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyWall Street's brazen contempt for law, part 256,779: http://t.co/lOoGCfjabj
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyHere is a BS detector for discussions about #innovation: The Ten Myths of Innovation - the best summary: http://t.co/7lMBU4Vj96 #archive
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly#Velocityconf Barcelona is 17-19 Nov. & registration is officially open http://t.co/Big2VVqXwA Get your tickets now while Best Price lasts
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly“Try updating an FDA-approved bionic liver" @dirtycitybird #oscon Need to revise our update norms for embedded and implantable devices.
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyAt one of those meetings with visual note taking. Note taker/illustrator can't spell! Like nails on a blackboard!“It’s about people.” Watch @timoreilly’s #oscon keynote, even if you don’t work directly with tech. https://t.co/adQxEm1HVV
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@instantmatthew You've been quoted in my #Storify story "Technological Revolutions and Cultural Revolutions" http://t.co/Ta56jtQt4s"The complexity of private-sector insurance is not in the public interest." http://t.co/b59DbyBdg7
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyFacebook has some damn nice Github project dashboards to track their OSS projects. If only Github had them. #oscon
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyThis case breaks my heart. Mother of 9yo arrested for letting daughter play alone at park: http://t.co/WUYcnkfkwt (Deets more depressing)
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyComplete #OReillySolid Video Compilation: http://t.co/HELdokKdOh How #IoT allows us to imagine how the world should be, instead of how it is
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly@billjaneway Thanks, Bill.@RealGeneKim @jhibbets Next time!@RealGeneKim Will do!@bridgetkromhout I missed you too!Good piece by @zittrain: Don't force Google to 'forget' http://t.co/ZUKHx08xIIMy saddest photo yet. From #ISS we can actually see explosions and rockets flying over #Gaza & #Israel http://t.co/jNGWxHilSy
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyThe work @Code2040 does is amazing and effective. If your company wants to promote diversity in tech, be a sponsor! http://t.co/1wSDSaD5or
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly@GeneticSequence Thanks!Slides from my talk at #OSCON this morning: http://t.co/cO7YdrGLdY "We should get working on our real civilization now."We couldn't agree more: "Technology should be about values with people at the centre" @timoreilly #OSCON2014 #OSCON
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly#oscon keynotes streamed live at http://t.co/WjKEJjI25e, starting at 9 am Pacific. I'm on at 10.
Fact: The oldest selfie was taken by Robert Cornelius in 1839. He had to stay motionless for 3 to 15 mins to take it. http://t.co/GZ8KId2L8e
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyHistory Fact: The US had to rewrite its constitution from scratch after only 7 years, because the 1st version was written on Rails probably.
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillySo I lived long enough to see @timoreilly playing ping-pong as #oscon http://t.co/UHX5nEDDI1
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly@botchagalupe yes. Thanks for remembering!Minimum viable blockchain https://t.co/klOs3vgjre @timbray says this is the place to start for a programmer wanting to understand #bitcoinYeah, that guy is holding a satellite. #AwesomeSauce #oscon #OSCON2014 http://t.co/xrowDH5r0V
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly@understandig Wow. Source for those stats?A brutal assessment of the nation's elite universities and the culture they perpetuate from @tnr http://t.co/pgU2r17CJG
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyExcellent read: A promise theory perspective on DevOps http://t.co/Ric5nSoiV1 DevOps is really the heart of the new enterpriseMT "How Will Jennifer Pahlka's Year with Feds Impact Code for America Ops?" http://t.co/87zfV2RmkJ good article @codeforamerica @pahlkadot
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyHow cool is this? @timoreilly just shooting the bull with us at #OSCON http://t.co/r6KsUZHKJx
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyYou know you want to hang out with this guy today at 12:45pm #oscon http://t.co/K2bdYOKhMH
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyDidn't make it to OSCON this year? You can still join virtually when we live stream all keynotes starting today! http://t.co/Z52H0DLifI
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyThere has never been a better time to end the #warondrugs. RT if you agree http://t.co/luW48NrsrE http://t.co/Yb6OSJIPLp
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyKicking off #oscon keynotes with one of our youngest speakers ever on how to get started with programming http://t.co/GDoqTlMhGp
Retweeted by Tim O'Reilly“Poetry is just the evidence of life. If your life is burning well, poetry is just the ash.” - Leonard Cohen
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyGreat moments in science (if Twitter had existed) http://t.co/B4hB25Aj63 Includes this nod to the rampant sexism http://t.co/7yuMZUY3ip
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyWomen Working on Mars: Curiosity Women's Day (or, the 100 jobs it takes to drive a Mars rover) http://t.co/HC6ndbYv7f http://t.co/hHThgY4xK9
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyThe Connected World track at #Strataconf + #HadoopWorld explores how low-cost networks & sensors herald the #IoT http://t.co/SXRfLdBBfq
Retweeted by Tim O'ReillyI can't remember the last time I saw summer rain in California. Colossal blast of lightning last night too!@balmquist @opensourceway Nice to see someone recognize the source!@Blake_Hall @RonWyden I think the point is to lower tax rates, but fund it by closing loopholes.
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