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Nils Gilman2007-03-28
@nils_gilman2,585 days
Futures & pasts of technology, development, governance & globalization http://t.co/zEf0QpvXKi
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Alden Young @Alden_Young
Since imperialists blackmail humanity by threatening it with war, the wise reaction is not to fear war. #Che_Guevara rcgfrfi.easynet.co.uk/ww/guevara/196…
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Felix Salmon @felixsalmon
Peter Thiel on the role luck plays in startups: blakemasters.com/post/234357439…
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Rochelle Terman @rochelle_layla
If i was a dude wanting to uphold #patriarchy in colonized contexts, equating #feminism with #imperialism would be a pretty solid way to go.
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Vinay Gupta @leashless
So let's explicitly focus on things that solve the human survival problems, and at least operate in awareness of the onrushing nanobio issue
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Ted Underwood @Ted_Underwood
Nice timing for @DavidRArmitage and @joguldi to release an article on return of the longue durée right before everyone reads Piketty.
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Jill Anderson @jillian6475
Just finished @ColdWarScience 's Competing with the Soviets, which was pretty much exactly the synthesis I needed to read. Yay, and thanks!
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davidrieff @davidrieff
@nils_gilman @JohnPowersUS Surely who is right on this should be the focus of the debate, & not the morality of despair, or, indeed, of hope
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Bradley Peck @blpdc
I laughed. Out loud. instagram.com/p/m-YJpZkwQa/
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Anand Giridharadas @AnandWrites
I read most news digitally. But when print @nytimes arrives on w/e, I recall what Web can't give: a feeling of "Dive in; this is the world."
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Brent S. Sirota @BrentSirota
In his Jan. 22, 1938 Collège de Sociologie lecture, Bataille speaks of the "postsacred". This notion merits revisiting.
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Unlearning Economics @UnlearningEcon
Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, founder of the Turkish Republic, sums up my views on religion: pic.twitter.com/EXqgHVHKWO
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BitCoinReporter @BitCoinReporter
China's first bitcoin ATM installed in Shanghai mall: Shanghaiist bit.ly/1r6Da4z #bitcoin
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GrooveSDC @GrooveSDC
Its maddening. Richard Sherman called someone "sorry" and was called thug. These fools are pointing semi-automatic weapons at federal agents
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AlJavieera Cities @AlJavieera
Good day to read Stuart Hall's obit of Raymond Williams... newstatesman.com/society/2008/0…
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Laila Lalami @LailaLalami
You must read this. RT @thenation Thomas Piketty Undermines the Hallowed Tenets of the Capitalist Catechism thenat.in/1ph3Tj7
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Jay Ulfelder @jay_ulfelder
This. Always this. RT @charlie_simpson Show me prospective forecasts, not retrospective curve-fitting defenseone.com/technology/201…
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History In Pictures @historyepics
Map of the Internet in 1969 pic.twitter.com/tk3WHLxkmz
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gabriel wildau @gabewildau
Yangtze River Delta becomes epicentre for China credit risk reut.rs/1gX4FYA
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Epicurean Dealmaker @EpicureanDeal
If your theory of physical reality relies on mathematical completeness or elegance but is literally untestable, it's metaphysics not science
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Burrito Justice @burritojustice
oh man apparently you are allowed to say "glasshole" on NPR
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Shahidul Alam @shahidul
La brume matinale buff.ly/1hCAuf5 #photography #nature pic.twitter.com/iwnJmT31Cy
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Justin Pickard @justinpickard
(Also reasonably sceptical about gas as a bridging fuel, qua structural lock-ins, now the hydrogen economy dream has evaporated.) #IPCC #WG3
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Christopher Mims @mims
The real story here is that 50m people were dumb enough to install a "brightest flashlight" app for Android. gigaom.com/2014/04/09/bri…
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Historical Pictures @AncientPics
Kindergarten during the Cultural Revolution in China 1971. pic.twitter.com/5gR3CylHnx
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Wendy L Schultz @wendyinfutures
@nils_gilman Exactly. But attempting to articulate alternatives might've begun to tease out the complexities of the dilemma + its impasse(s)
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Peter R. Neumann @PeterRNeumann
Reblochon!!! pic.twitter.com/0rGcrKrbcm
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Nate Smars @EthrDemon
@nils_gilman More like the Middle Class realizing that they've been Working Class all along.
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Patrick McCray @LeapingRobot
@CCWSatUCSB - back after break; Cold War modernization theory and S. Vietnam post-'68...is mod theory given too privileged a place?
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Elaine Sedenberg @Elaine_Said
Fascinating piece on the cultural challenges facing this female-run ice cream shop in Rwanda npr.org/blogs/parallel…
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Gregory Djerejian @GregDjerejian
@nils_gilman Very well put re: the 'yeoman class'.
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Daniel Norman @DreamingInCode
@nils_gilman I never cease to be amazed by the extent to which people suffer from confirmation bias, especially the American politburo
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Bruce Jones @brucebrookings
@nils_gilman Got it.
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Historical Pics @HistoricalPics
The longest beard in history, 1867. The man died by breaking his neck after stepping on his own beard. pic.twitter.com/2jHZbXfny2
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zerohedge @zerohedge
S&P Plunges Back To Negative Year-To-Date tinyurl.com/o2dqskb
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Jay Jamison @Jay_Jamison
The Heartbleed Hit List: The Passwords You Need to Change Right Now - Mashable nzzl.me/1ql5e5C via @nuzzel #LI
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Noah Raford @nraford
@nils_gilman they'd be overwhelmed by positive signal
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Barton Gellman @bartongellman
Outstanding @washingtonpost graphic of oceanic depth & the Malaysian plane. Just keep scrolling. bgell.me/1k0k7bz
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Gregory Djerejian @GregDjerejian
Take w/ grain (or two) salt, but Sy Hersh if I read him right saying Ghouta was Turkish false flag op 2 pull U.S. in: lrb.co.uk/2014/04/06/sey…
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Scott Smith @changeist
"the politics of expertise will become much more important." On Lewis 'Flashboys' theguardian.com/business/2014/…
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Peter R. Neumann @PeterRNeumann
@nils_gilman if you say so! ;-)
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davidrieff @davidrieff
@nils_gilman I believe the correct technical response here is: "Oy vey."
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davidrieff @davidrieff
@nils_gilman Or #creepysterilenostalgia?
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Kurt Newman @sadbillionaire
@nils_gilman @jeremykkessler @HartmanAndrew definitely both vitalists, but James had that pacific cosmopolitan faith in collective opinion
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mark safranski @zenpundit
@nils_gilman Warrior poet would be more fun but I rhyme poorly
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Prasanna Srikhanta @prasanna
@nils_gilman court-jester
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Bruce Jones @brucebrookings
@nils_gilman Poet-king of course
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Amazing Maps @Amazing_Maps
The US partitioned by closest national park
- pic.twitter.com/NqSYJdWuJW
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jo guldi @joguldi
@nils_gilman Brown grad student is writing that thesis.
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james myers @arsetechnica
@auerswald @nils_gilman that productivity/compensation chart's been shown since Clinton's 1st trm, yet no adequate dissection. needsBdone
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vanessa ogle @vanessahistory
There will be dinner AND drinks every night.. Looking forward to Kandersteg 2014 on the NIEO w @nils_gilman @Peiresc pic.twitter.com/zQ8ueTppyI
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Danilo @_danilo
@skinny Recession. Then in the 80's, Reaganomics.
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Andrew Exum @abumuqawama
Wife's Sunday sauce (bolognese). Veal, beef, pork, pancetta. Cooking in white wine while tomato sauce lurks, ready. pic.twitter.com/1acgIwld3h
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Peter W. Singer @peterwsinger
The colleges and majors that will make you richest (in cold cash, not love; for that go to Brown) theatln.tc/1jIW4Mm
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Epicurean Dealmaker @EpicureanDeal
It's odd, when you think about it, that universities grant degrees without requiring students to take a basic philosophy of knowledge course
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The Paris Review @parisreview
Vladimir Nabokov on James Joyce: tpr.ly/aUf0kA pic.twitter.com/qvlAgpSbWQ
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Nils Gilman @nils_gilman
Since 1970, virtually all the benefits of productivity gains have gone to capital rather than labor. NYtimes chart: pic.twitter.com/ZIDBFtj9GP
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Historical Pics @HistoricalPics
Philip Morris Cigarette advert aimed at new mothers. Nice. 1956. pic.twitter.com/sfIS7j8oEn
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guyyeomans @guyyeomans
Musing. Synthesis. Political-ecology of @nils_gilman with psycho-social well-being of @Dymaxion. Music by @Pjusk_no ow.ly/v9Z8p
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Audra J. Wolfe @ColdWarScience
The mystery of @nils_gilman's tweets, revealed! (Alas, no N-grams). crikey.com.au/2014/03/28/fol… (via @nils_gilman)
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Simon Toner @TonyTToner
@nils_gilman can't help but feel Kiribati's strategy of buying land from another sinking island nation is flawed. Still, good on Fiji.
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davidrieff @davidrieff
@nils_gilman @mclayfield @vanessahistory @alexismadrigal @leashless @HumanityJ Not jaundiced enough (I'm on my best behavior on Twitter) :-)
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Fabio Cecin @fcecin
@nils_gilman @leashless and none of these can be "administered" away, we need consciousness, experiments, bravery, noise, non-participation
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Vinay Gupta @leashless
@nils_gilman @mclayfield @vanessahistory @alexismadrigal @davidrieff @HumanityJ God that's a dense piece. This is going to need coffee! :-)
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Matthew Clayfield @mclayfield
@nils_gilman I think it's the longest we've published. There was basically nothing that you sent me worth cutting!
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El Cid Barett @ElCidBarett
@nils_gilman How much is that in F-35's?
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Paul Robbins @PaulRobbins15
"how a historian’s knowledge is more important than technological skill in making a historical map "lincolnmullen.com/blog/a-better-… via @nils_gilman
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Benjamin A. Wurgaft @benwurgaft
Today I told a student that I thought she was wrong. She seemed shocked. Does no-one say that to students any more?
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Barton Gellman @bartongellman
Worthy question. I explain here how I think about that. bgell.me/17ElO6x MT @JohnPowersUS @nils_gilman @erik2690 who elected Gellman?
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Joseph Tomaras @epateur
@nils_gilman The one I'd most readily give up--mass consumerism--is the one that's most poorly defined.
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EM Simpson @charlie_simpson
@nils_gilman I love a good trilemma in the morning.
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Alexis C. Madrigal @alexismadrigal
@7im I don't even think it has to be direct: it's a culture of data collection where the companies' data aims are the same as the NSA's
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bint battuta @bintbattuta
Little Bangalore is.gd/17geDX
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Bruce Jones @brucebrookings
@dandrezner @maxseddon 2/2 deeper sanctions designed to deter, not this round. Tough to calibrate what deters escalation and what triggers.
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consequor @consequor
@nils_gilman haha. It took me a little while to realise that quote is both shallow and deep.
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Kyle Grayson @chasing_dragons
And to put this gross inequality into a future oriented global perspective: independent.co.uk/news/science/n…
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El Cid Barett @ElCidBarett
@nils_gilman Dude I always do it for a girl - MUSE Requiem
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Matt Frost @mattfrost
@jay_ulfelder @nils_gilman Better: "Feds Fund FOUNDATION Fanfic. Finding: Future is FUBAR"
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Vinay Gupta @leashless
"Grade-skippers were 60 percent more likely to earn doctorates or patents and twice as likely to get a PhD" bostonglobe.com/ideas/2014/03/… #gifted
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zerohedge @zerohedge
If You Are Considering Buying A House, Read This First tinyurl.com/nu8g3pj
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Patrick Meier @PatrickMeier
Results of the Crowdsourced Search for Malaysia Flight 370 bit.ly/1oWsDYs #MH370
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Edward Lucas @edwardlucas
At this rate we are heading for "Baltic missile crisis" to rival Cuban one of 50 years ago. Hope we're ready
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The Nation @thenation
British leftist Tony Benn, who has died at 88, was one of history's great champions of giving power to the people. thenat.in/1nql9lf
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Downtown Josh Brown @ReformedBroker
83 planes have vanished since 1983 bloomberg.com/infographics/2…
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Unlearning Economics @UnlearningEcon
Tony Benn bossing BBC News over Gaza: youtube.com/watch?v=ix5CkW…
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Jacob Hamblin @jdhamblin
@nils_gilman @ColdWarScience I tend to soft-pedal *bad* b/c even *good* science can be unethical/colonial/exploitive/chauvinistic.
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Benedict Singleton @benedict
@nils_gilman @changeist Also 'plausible' narrative = 'makes sense', achieved by manipulating a few variables, keeping the rest constant
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Josh Chin 李肇华 @joshchin
Here's @WSJ's map of where #MH370 could have flown in 4 hours at 480 knots (story: on.wsj.com/1lYw4kp ) pic.twitter.com/xfEQQrYBil
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vanessa ogle @vanessahistory
Fascinating map of languages spoken in parts of Middle East, Central Asia #twitterstorians is.gd/2Jcxem
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davidrieff @davidrieff
@nils_gilman Marrying well for the transnational bourgeoisie, migrating well for the poor of the Global South.
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Adam Greenfield @agpublic
@nils_gilman At least my cluelessness at 25 was *left* anarchotechnoutopian.
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Adam Greenfield @agpublic
@nils_gilman I've long argued that the exigencies of venture capital exercise an enormously distorting influence on software development.
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Adam Greenfield @agpublic
@nils_gilman I mean, here we see the fruits of the Reagan/Thatcher revolution, fully internalized, fully naturalized.
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Antipode @antipodeonline
Andy Merrifield on Manuel Castells’ 'The Urban Question' and his own 'The New Urban Question' - plutopress.wordpress.com/2014/03/07/urb…
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Kim Simmons @KmSmmns
@nils_gilman @fredbartels @epateur Does privatization of curriculum vis a vis common core make this just true all over?
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corey robin @CoreyRobin
@nils_gilman I was agreeing with you re equal protection. Less sure that you're right re economic rights.
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Jeremy K. Kessler @jeremykkessler
@nils_gilman @CoreyRobin surely no! rights are forms of govt power. CT's point was just that: fed rev = natl govt over-powering state govt
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corey robin @CoreyRobin
@nils_gilman What about the right to be recognized as a Jewish state?
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Jim Law @jamesblaw
@nils_gilman Have you ever tried living in Italy? Academia is weak tea.
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Rasmus Hybler @RHybler
Det ser man kun i DK. Udenrigsminister hjuler afsted søndag formiddag med flagrene slip og hipster-cykelkasse. #dkpol pic.twitter.com/L4FAlH3pMb
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Brian McNeil @mcneilbriane
@navalang @nils_gilman the guy I stayed with in Nigeria had two smartphones. I had to rely on him for news. Then again, my phone had snake.
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Tom Gara @tomgara
Wild styles: the Bin Laden family on holiday in Switzerland, 1971. Osama second from right, green top and blue plants pic.twitter.com/LCS5EecC97
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The '60s at 50 @the_60s_at_50
@nils_gilman -- only took me 11 hours to get the reference.
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Scott Smith @changeist
@nils_gilman Parallels to 'Life of Brian' grow.
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Kevin Drum @kdrum
Flashback: Why Ronald Reagan Invaded Grenada mojo.ly/1qbNMkS
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Patrick Iber @PatrickIber
@nils_gilman And I have learned from such people as Jesus and Marx that you can't worry too much about the things people will take from you
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Paul Robbins @PaulRobbins15
Classic one-two punch of differing forms of power @nils_gilman: coercion and "consent". Behold the power of #socialscience.
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Paul Robbins @PaulRobbins15
Private surveillance @nils_gilman , no question. Though the jack-booted thugs of Monsanto and McDonalds haven't beaten down my door yet.
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John Wilbanks @wilbanks
@nils_gilman i know, right? Fuck the NSA, but gimme that free cloud email. Also, sweaters!
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Susan Schorn @SusanSchorn
@EpicureanDeal @stochastician That's basically every lower-division class taught in college now.
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Adam Isacson @adamisacson
Has Putin found those Crimean WMD yet?
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Historical Pics @HistoricalPics
Old School London, 1963 pic.twitter.com/J1ZtgM0jvk
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Scott Smith @changeist
@nils_gilman next few decades don't look good for insurance cos, w widely oscillating risk, fragmentation of health care, falling incomes.
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BitCoinReporter @BitCoinReporter
What's Not Being Said About Bitcoin - TechCrunch bit.ly/1mLyrIw #bitcoin
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Richard W. Maass @richardmaass
@dandrezner Allison: You want the essence of my decision? I'm leaving you for 3 models! #IRbreakups
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Climate & Security @CntrClimSec
The Next Black Swan: Rapid Changes in Context wp.me/p1t6fZ-1od
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John Wilbanks @wilbanks
@nils_gilman crushed it, bro.
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Christopher Mims @mims
so, so dumb "What if the critics win, and tech sector flees S.F.?" sfgate.com/bayarea/nevius…
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Felix Salmon @felixsalmon
He denies knowing his father and his child’s mother RT @danprimack: Ex-Evercore banker busted for insider trading sec.gov/litigation/com…
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Simon Stevens @SimonMStevens
@nils_gilman @MWPalen @ExeterCIGH Even having to spend an hr reading a lengthy finding aid teaches something that's lost in a keyword search
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Info=Beautiful @infobeautiful
Pretty much the definitive sea-level rise interactive map bit.ly/1fwdITK
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Simon Toner @TonyTToner
@HealeyParera @nils_gilman @MWPalen @ExeterCIGH would be great if digital archives bring historians frm Glbl South in2 convo w/ US&Eur 1/2
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Mark Healey @HealeyParera
@nils_gilman @MWPalen @ExeterCIGH @TonyTToner Pessimistically, "easy" archives + "alt-data" displace Glbl South archives, evidence 2/2
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Mark Healey @HealeyParera
@nils_gilman @MWPalen @ExeterCIGH @TonyTToner In this once again, the future is already here, just VERY unevenly distributed.
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Prof. Jeff Jarvis @ProfJeffJarvis
My point: this Ukraine revolution could not have happened if protestors were not unified around a single hashtag. #euromaidan
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rddmrdr @rddmrdr
@nils_gilman We've been fucking with nature bigger & longer than ever before imagined, and are becoming aware of our fuckery. #anthropocene
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Branko Milanovic @BrankoMilan
It's so clear that all post-communist countries that were reasonably successful politically have parliamentary systems & strong PMs.
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David Grinspoon @DrFunkySpoon
Or, we are nature’s Frankenstein creation? MT @nils_gilman: We have created nature, and it is a frankenstein. #Anthropocene
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Marcus Wohlsen @MarcusWohlsen
@nils_gilman I'd still have to say it was her piece on why teaching gardening in Berkeley schools is evil
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Sony Kapoor @SonyKapoor
Another Brillaint Infogrpahic by @ClimaLoop Comparing #CO2 emissions by nation vs per capita: #carbonfootprint! pic.twitter.com/PxVa8tk6mv
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Slate Culturefest @SlateCultFest
.@juliaturner endorses the 90s club anthem “I Like to Move It” by Reel 2 Real, as performed by her children’s toy

m.youtube.com/watch?v=Dyx4v1…
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Chris Meserole @chrismeserole
@nils_gilman Seems about right as tipping point, though trend line clearly goes back pre-www, to when IT protocols globalized in 70s + 80s
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Maxwell Neely-Cohen @nhyphenc
@nils_gilman And it created something which made mass-industrialized warfare between nation states impossible. And thus the corp could rise
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The Lead CNN @TheLeadCNN
'Wolf of Wall Street on steroids': Reporter @kevinroose on the party the 1% doesn't want you to see bit.ly/1faQiEI #TheLead
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Benedict Evans @BenedictEvans
pic.twitter.com/tjsDxtS4w9 Fascinated by how many people objected to this chart. It tells you everything about tech today. Wrong comparison?!
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Dan @dankmtl
. @JennyMcCarthy three of the contestants died from diseases that were easily preventable by vaccination
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Philip Gourevitch @PGourevitch
Sloths & Moths.
Fascinating. A Darwinian riddle solved: why 3-toed sloths risk their lives to poop the way they do. economist.com/news/science-a…
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John Palfrey @jpalfrey
@nils_gilman something like that! Nice analogy @phillipsacademy
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Robert Greene II @robgreeneII
@nils_gilman it's also important to consider the Western genre in regards to Recon. in pop culture. They take place in same time period.
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Paul Robbins @PaulRobbins15
There was always such a thing. But fair question @LSUGeogBAmajors. Said my peace on pages 35-36 of PE. My answer: Sort of. Yours?
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Andrew Little @anthlittle
@jay_ulfelder @nils_gilman Must be because economists stopped doing all that silly "quantitative" stuff. Oh wait...
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gabrielwinant @gabrielwinant
Stunning how much @NickKristof gets academia wrong. Current acad. culture relentlessly rewards vacuous popularizers nytimes.com/2014/02/16/opi…
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Daniel Solomon @Dan_E_Solo
The best take, unintentionally, on @NickKristof's policy relevance screed is @nils_gilman, on the economics field: bit.ly/1mjDW10.
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Paul Robbins @PaulRobbins15
Sauer was quite outspoken on this in his late career @nils_gilman @RockefellerFdn No secret he believed genuis for food was already in situ.
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Sanho Tree @SanhoTree
@nils_gilman AKA libertarian paradise. So I guess that faction won?
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David Milne @davidjmilne2
@nils_gilman One of many ill-advised actions that stemmed from Wilson holding a Ph.D. in political science.
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Dan Hirschman @asociologist
@nils_gilman And the war production board, the emergence of national accounts and the feasibility dispute, etc...
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Stathis Kalyvas @SKalyvas
Perhaps the nicest externality of the Cold War. fortunascorner.com/2014/02/14/mee…
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Branko Milanovic @BrankoMilan
x axis: your position (1=poorest) in your country's distribution; y axis: your position in global income distribution pic.twitter.com/xChquoMs3K
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Paul Robbins @PaulRobbins15
Pete Vayda and Alain Badiou would be gratified: Ngram of the day: theory & event books.google.com/ngrams/graph?c… … via @nils_gilman
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Maurice Levie @TheYekke
@nils_gilman Add Italy dropping chemical weapons in their Ethiopian campaigns
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Mick Costigan @micostigan
@nils_gilman which is incorrect, right wordinfo.info/unit/3735/ip:1…
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Maurice Levie @TheYekke
@nils_gilman suggest re-reading "Clock Speed" from the 90's. Fundamental transformation in progress
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AlJavieera Cities @AlJavieera
@nils_gilman i suggest u follow @triciawang . Thx again for cap and chat 2day. Have some more q's/ideas for u. In touch soon.
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Fred Turner @fturner
@nils_gilman Thanks Nils! Wow. You've just made my day.
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Daniel Solomon @Dan_E_Solo
These descriptions of today's lynching in CAR capture the horror of a mass atrocity in remarkable, terrifying ways: bit.ly/1c54Cbx.
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Adam Elkus @Aelkus
Of interest to @Brett_Fujioka and @nils_gilman inside-bigdata.com/2014/02/05/sta…
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Carmen A. Medina @milouness
@nils_gilman @kevin2kelly Many origin stories, Gilgamesh, Cain and Abel, for example, are story of clash between primal man and civilization
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Mark Eliot Caine @markeliotcaine
@nils_gilman @wadhwa SF becoming an urban bedroom community for ppl working in suburbs; interesting inversion of gated community phenomenon
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Prachi Vidwans @PrachiVidwans
@nils_gilman @ccaryl Winners write history -- but ideas that captivate can give us equally important historical insight.
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Neil Bhatiya @NeilBhatiya
@nils_gilman US Intel Community would agree tcf.org/blog/detail/cl…
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Chris Bertram @crookedfootball
Fave howl of anguish on behlf of rich in comments at CT so far: "And my teeth? Do my teeth belong to the collective?" crookedtimber.org/2014/02/02/squ…
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Mick Costigan @micostigan
@CoreyRobin @nils_gilman For most people that happened some considerable time ago
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Fred Turner @fturner
Psyched to present "The Family of Man" and the Politics of Attention in Cold War America liberationtechnology.stanford.edu/events/8069/@L… Thursday!
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Daniel Solomon @Dan_E_Solo
@jay_ulfelder That was part of the Annales school's accomplishment--capturing things long and small, short and big. @nils_gilman
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DIA @DefenseIntel
Cyber an “increasingly growing threat” from non-state actors – DIA Director Lt. Gen. Flynn go.usa.gov/BYe5
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Sanho Tree @SanhoTree
@nils_gilman @AbandonedPics Wow. Dante never said there were so many levels!
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Michael Miles @_m_miles
@nils_gilman It's always a contractor that made the offending post. Poor contractors...
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Stuart Schrader @stschrader1
b/c "social science" sounded too much like "socialism," right? MT @nils_gilman: Ngram of the day: behavioral science books.google.com/ngrams/graph?c…
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Mick Costigan @micostigan
@chris23 @nils_gilman this is my favorite twitter.com/peterhlewis/st…
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Peter H. Lewis @peterhlewis
First they came for the VPs of Marketing… #perkins #WSJ
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chris arkenberg @chris23
@nils_gilman I also appreciate his obvious strength and unflappability displayed in the face of criticism.
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Michael Miles @_m_miles
#FF for good stuff in your Timeline: @lvgaldieri @NeinQuarterly @tomstandage @nils_gilman
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Samir Chopra @EyeOnThePitch
.@jamescrabtree @nils_gilman @ingridsrinath @ianbremmer That map doesn't 'explain' it, it puts it into perspective.
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Spicer @Matthew_Spicer
I would love to watch Rob Ford and Chris Christie battle in slow motion on top of a scale model of Tokyo.
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Ann Marie Wilson @tinywindmill
@nils_gilman Though until the 1940s "crime" singular was the more common usage. books.google.com/ngrams/graph?c…
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Steven Metz @steven_metz
The American roots of a Mexican militia movement wapo.st/1f1eMMS Amazing story. A window in much of the world's future.
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Scott Weingart @scott_bot
Brilliant work by @joguldi and @DavidRArmitage on how historians lost their teeth & their desire for grand narrative. scholar.harvard.edu/files/armitage…
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davidrieff @davidrieff
@nils_gilman The MDGs are a good contemporary example of this
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rddmrdr @rddmrdr
@ZFTWARNING Went back to look at @nils_gilman on plutocratic insurgency & indeed he credits Bunker for the term -- in the first line Cheers!
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Abram Fox @abramfox
Observation: the period of time in which I've felt the most depressed is the period in which I've buckled down to work nonstop on my diss.
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Javier Solana @javiersolana
A Requiem for Global Imbalances by Barry Eichengreen via @ProSyn #oped ln.is/po.st/WKp4G vía @Po_st
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Unlearning Economics @UnlearningEcon
I can't believe any western person would answer that they were "proud of their country's history": science.time.com/2014/01/09/can…
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Q. Slobodian @zeithistoriker
Oh my meta RT@HistoricalPics pic.twitter.com/IAOgKxw9bT
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Mark Healey @HealeyParera
@nils_gilman One other thing the exercise reveals is the vastly greater reach of "development" than any of these modifying concepts.
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Mark Healey @HealeyParera
In Spanish, "modernización" only eclipsed "dependencia" in frequency in 1990 -- and by 1997, it was back to "dependencia". @nils_gilman
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Carmen A. Medina @milouness
Destroying 10 Economic myths. I love this piece but his economic myth may be your deeply held belief. ln.is/pragcap.com/qK…
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Samuel Moyn @Peiresc
@jrflynn @nils_gilman or keep it and find equality politics
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Andrew Hartman @HartmanAndrew
My first thoughts on Cormac McCarthy's "Blood Meridian" and the wonderful UK-based Intellectual History Group.
s-usih.org/2014/01/readin… #USIH
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Christopher Mims @mims
Just imagine yourself six months from now, basking in equally record-breaking high temperatures.
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corey robin @CoreyRobin
Do people not understand that you can in fact compare apples and oranges?
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Gregory Djerejian @GregDjerejian
@jonleeanderson @nils_gilman But none of this unpleasantness would have occured if only we hadn't betrayed St. Petraeus' surge. #StayForever
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Bill Simmons @BillSimmons
I feel bad for the Chiefs fans. But that was the greatest push of my life.
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Richard Yeselson @yeselson
@nils_gilman Thanks for posting this.
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Stuart Schrader @stschrader1
Now? youtu.be/5drjr9PmTMA MT @nils_gilman Has Bloch's concept of "Gleichzeitigkeit des Ungleichzeitigen" ever been more relevant than now?
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MIT Tech Review @techreview
In October, nanotechnologists designed and built a disk that can store data for a million years or more. techre.vu/1f0IfL8
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Sturt @sturt1844
@nils_gilman just like governed spaces, then.
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