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Nils Gilman2007-03-28
@nils_gilman2,734 days
Views expressed here are strictly my own, and do not represent those of my government, employers, or spouse
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Nuño Rodrigo @Nuno_Rodrigo5
La difícil vida de la mitad inferior del 0,5% @nils_gilman: pic.twitter.com/F8nt2QT5BE Define bastante bien nuestra especie
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Robert Dunne @rsdunne
@nils_gilman sounds just like her husband.
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Daniel R. McCarthy @DRMcCarthy1
@nils_gilman One impact: Income inequality slowing tax revenue for U.S. states cbc.ca/1.2766654
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Lawrence Freedman @LawDavF
My article on why Pinker is wrong on Long Peace tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.10…
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davidrieff @davidrieff
@JohnPowersUS @DrSirera @nils_gilman @sapinker @JeffDSachs @BillGates etc have made many statements describing pessimism as a moral affront
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John Powers @JohnPowersUS
@nils_gilman I’ve followed you long enough that I’m going to write this off to character-limit-over-simplification.
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Christopher Mims @mims
My first day on the job at WSJ my editor jokingly asked me "so, is it a bubble?" I think now we can say "yes." online.wsj.com/articles/ventu…
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Noah Raford @nraford
@nils_gilman @JohnPowersUS Man, I’ve been waiting for that formula for years!
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Noah Raford @nraford
@nils_gilman come on man, don't be such a downer. All we need to do is sort out the politics and everything will be ok!
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Shannon Supple @mazarines
@nils_gilman I'd like only one. Number 3, please.
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jacqui shine @DearSplenda
Researching police department histories is HARD.
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Benjamin A. Wurgaft @benwurgaft
@nils_gilman @markmorford does he mean A) always followed by rejection or B) followed by not getting a phone call for 2000 years?
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Jay Ulfelder @dtchimp
There's a lot of awful stuff happening in the world, but we are still orders of magnitude removed from intensity of WWI & WWII.
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The '60s at 50 @the_60s_at_50
Vasily Grossman’s Forgotten Legacy -- natl.re/1uLQChm via @NRO
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Mick Costigan @micostigan
@nils_gilman @thedataroom @mclayfield + Communist role in French resistance.
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Marc Andreessen @pmarca
New favorite interview ever, Bowie 2000: youtu.be/Q0-51IkWpFE?t=… Related, just experienced this, blew my mind: roadtovr.com/hello-director… ht @Zee
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Mick Costigan @micostigan
.@nils_gilman RT @MiddleEastInst: Nabil Fahmy: Libya is failed state 2 its roots. Need to reorient entire society. Solution will take years
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Peter W. Singer @peterwsinger
@MaxBoot "...are willing and able to fight alongside the U.S. and our partners against ISIS."
Wrong order of steps and Bad, bad assumption.
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Imaginary Cities @Oniropolis
Bruno Taut's utopian Glass Pavilion (1914, demolished shortly after) pic.twitter.com/sqR3h6ShKi
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Vivek Wadhwa @wadhwa
When is the last time we had SV moguls worry about the people they are displacing, the poverty in East Palo Alto, homelessness, hunger,...
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Aeon Magazine @aeonmag
The history of time in cinema, as told by Richard Linklater – 8 min on Aeon Film: ow.ly/B7yEM pic.twitter.com/hASjzasmfp
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Longreads @Longreads
"The Trans-Everything CEO." A profile of Martine Rothblatt lgrd.co/1qA0evV @NYMag #longreads pic.twitter.com/M84F6t1LZ1
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Adam Greenfield @agpublic
Verily, I teach you the overtruth: Nietzsche is something that must be overcome.
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William Easterly @bill_easterly
Sad to be in Hong Kong last week when Chinese govt took away its freedoms & nobody in West seemed to care econ.st/1tlowIN
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davidrieff @davidrieff
@nils_gilman @nickdirks Yet many if not most of those who are comfortable evoking post-modenity don't much like the idea of 'after progress'
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Matt Duss @mattduss
Kagan: "it is hard to avoid the impression that we have already had our 1931” online.wsj.com/articles/rober… No, it’s really not.
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Gregory Djerejian @GregDjerejian
.@shadihamid Shadi: You sound more & more like Paul Wolfowitz these days! :) Best, Greg
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Daily Cal Sports @dailycalsports
We’ve updated our recap with quotes from the press conference. Cal thrashed Sac State, 55-14: dailycal.org/2014/09/06/cal…
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Sanho Tree @SanhoTree
Dammit! The sky's about to go Mordor on my ass. Mother warned me there'd be days like this. pic.twitter.com/Req6GeSdmg
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Kurt Newman @sadbillionaire
Also, @nils_gilman 's tweets just now help explain why the neo-Communist left is wrong about "democracy"=neoliberal orthodoxy.
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Kurt Newman @sadbillionaire
I'm just trying to say that I think Howells and Dreiser remain weird, bizarro writers despite their rep as boring "realists"
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Vinay Gupta @leashless
.@blpdc @nils_gilman (From Assange's bible, The Shockwave Rider - compulsory reading for C21 vxheavens.com/lib/pdf/The%20…)
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Keerthik Sasidharan @KS1729
@nils_gilman @pmarca perhaps of interest. Somebody has gone looking for the original Proust quote. Fascinating find. clearingcustoms.net/2013/12/17/wha…
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Vijay Prashad @vijayprashad
.@nils_gilman you taught me a cool word today. Pity Alex Cockburn isn't around. I'd have called him and challenged him to define it.
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ಠ_socratic_ಠ @socratic
Haven’t you anti-Oxford Comma people done enough damage? pic.twitter.com/QibOqWmoaK
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Patrick Iber @PatrickIber
@nils_gilman A life lived as a Sokal hoax?
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chris arkenberg @chris23
OMG the concept of Grover Norquist bitching about the 2012 RNC being scheduled during Burning Mind. The mind fairly boggles...
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Elif Batuman @BananaKarenina
phew! pic.twitter.com/KqGPkNVc7M
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TechCrunch @TechCrunch
Uber opens up UberPool to all San Francisco users tcrn.ch/1uf4Xnc
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Historiador Sirera @DrSirera
@orapmagon @nicolasmsarries Ahora está @bill_easterly y sobre cómo se fabrica el desarrollo "The mandarines of the Future" de @nils_gilman
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Aaron Bady @zunguzungu
Frederick Cooper reviews Jürgen Osterhammel’s "The Transformation of the World" at @publicbooks : publicbooks.org/nonfiction/a-w…
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Synthetic Future(s) @SynFutures
A brief history of psychedelic #psychiatry
A time when hallucinogenic drugs had therapeutic potential
theguardian.com/science/neurop… v. @Pawelotti
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Daniel W. Drezner @dandrezner
Just saw Boyhood. Still processing, but Patricia Arquette and Ethan Hawke are just astonishingly good in it.
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Benjamin A. Wurgaft @benwurgaft
@nils_gilman That's what I think about the plan to establish a UC-wide food studies program.
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Peter Beinart @PeterBeinart
Nothing eases my qualms about @BarackObama's foreign policy like reading @SenJohnMcCain + @GrahamBlog theatlantic.com/international/…
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Gregory Djerejian @GregDjerejian
Far fewer people than we realize truly write what they believe: Gideon Levy should be roundly commended his courage: aljazeera.com/programmes/alj…
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chris arkenberg @chris23
Wanted: Social mercenary to drive international recruitment for well-funded, rapidly growing revolutionary movement. Actual ninja a plus.
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Joshua Landis @joshua_landis
Great article on Assad's Jihadist policy by @PeterRNeumann in LRB Unfortunately all powers tried2 ride Jihadist tiger lrb.co.uk/v36/n07/peter-…
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Bindle @BindleChat
As featured by Product Hunt, Bindle lets you instantly create or join chat rooms for anything! Try it now! cards.twitter.com/cards/18ce53wf…
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Barnett R. Rubin @BRRubin
Anti-impérialisme des imbéciles. MT “@haaretzcom:French teens arrested for plotting suicide attack on Lyon synagogue dlvr.it/6mmsq6
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Jamie Cohen-Cole @jcohencole
Recording of Ralph Ellison and other writers at 1953 conference. news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/…)
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Connor Kilpatrick @ckilpatrick
This remains one of my favorite pieces ever: "Cockblocked by Redistribution: A Pick-up Artist in Denmark" dissentmagazine.org/article/cockbl…
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Daniel Solomon @Dan_E_Solo
I'd add a few read-alongs to my @ajam piece on the Yazidi crisis:

1) @nils_gilman, on the plutocratic state: bit.ly/1nZI04y.
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MIT Tech Review @techreview
Google’s Self-Driving Cars Still Face Many Obstacles bit.ly/1pLsUSz
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Jay Ulfelder @dtchimp
Most US foreign policy commentary right now: I'M SCARED. DO SOMETHING TO MAKE IT STOP.
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davidrieff @davidrieff
Vandana Shiva's reply to Michael Specter's New Yorker piece. She reproduces his disingenuous initial letter to her
vandanashiva.com/?p=105
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Aaron Bady @zunguzungu
New ruins. pic.twitter.com/GdF228U12A
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Ezra Klein @ezraklein
Who’s the richest person in your favorite European country? bit.ly/1p8g7Er pic.twitter.com/mn2g6jucCT
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Mick Costigan @micostigan
The best throwaway line ever, by Peter Altenberg from Clive James' Cultural Amnesia @moritz_greve, @nils_gilman pic.twitter.com/oBYXUJxlOr
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Rowan Kaiser @RowanKaiser
@tanehisicoates Woodrow Wilson's my darkhorse pick, but Johnson's pretty difficult to argue against.
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Brian Gordon @GordonBrianR
@nils_gilman I'll go further - as the locus of exploratory R&D, we should expect significant parts of HE to operate w/ large net deficits.
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Louis V. Galdieri @lvgaldieri
@nils_gilman nor to provide job training.
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Ed Regula @RegulaEA
@chris23 @nils_gilman @globalinfowatch thanks b/c most discussions of ISIS are tactically focused. Strategic thinking needed to overcome.
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Nippon.com @nippon_en
Spotted on a Chiba Prefecture expressway: pic.twitter.com/UCnFhA6DtE
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Zachary Braverman @zachawry
@nils_gilman @SimonAdamsR2P Like the guy who put solar panels on his roof to charge his Tesla, then claimed charging it was "free." LOL.
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Chris Taylor @FutureBoy
If you want to get back to sleep soon but can't stop reading #quake tweets -- turn the brightness down
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Mad Man @SOMAMadman
there are just two sizes of earthquakes: catastrophic and amusing, but you don't know which it is for several very long seconds.
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Chris Taylor @FutureBoy
I'd literally just dropped off to sleep, so I feel it was my fault. #sorry #quake
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Andrew Trabulsi @andrewtrabulsi
Anybody just feel that #earthquake? Woke us up. No damage.
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Gregory Djerejian @GregDjerejian
@nils_gilman So la Gauche et Droite agree (if these terms meaning anything anymore)! :)
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Gregory Djerejian @GregDjerejian
One wonders if an 11-story apartment tower in Tel Aviv were leveled NYT would describe as "audacious". Probably not. nytimes.com/2014/08/24/wor…
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Historiador Sirera @DrSirera
@nils_gilman @tylercowen A. G. Frank deserves a better academic recognition. May be, at the end, he was completely right.
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Adam Greenfield @agpublic
@nils_gilman If that was the deal on offer? I'd lay down my life for that 10% in a heartbeat. In. A. Heartbeat. Sadly that's not the case.
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Historiador Sirera @DrSirera
@whinecough @nils_gilman Academia is being optimist, because there is still the illusion of a bright future for scholars. This is going down
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Historiador Sirera @DrSirera
@nils_gilman @whinecough Panglossianan neoclassical economics as usual. Don't worry, we drive.
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Historiador Sirera @DrSirera
@nils_gilman As you read Spanish, it was an attempt to grasp this connection in the way of writing papers: academia.edu/6618228/Contra…
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Historiador Sirera @DrSirera
@nils_gilman @MigeruBlogger @CaoticaEconomia No, me ha sorprendido que no citase a Kuznets. Le gusta citar celebrities vivas, por lo general
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Andrew Hartman @HartmanAndrew
@nils_gilman Where have I read this argument before? :)
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Noah Raford @nraford
@nils_gilman Nice subtweet there at various former employers we may (or may not) know. Hope all well.
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The Economist @EconBizFin
In 39 of the 50 states, the highest-paid public official is a college coach econ.st/1kKfzcL
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davidrieff @davidrieff
@nils_gilman But we're going to end extreme poverty and hunger for good by 2030! :-)
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Kathleen Frydl @kfrydl
via @notjessewalker, this interview on map of 1 person's words really interesting
cc @HealeyParera @nils_gilman motherboard.vice.com/read/nicholas-…
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corey robin @CoreyRobin
Fantastic: Wallerstein on "The Bourgeois(ie) as Concept and Reality." From NLR. 1988. Highly recommended. newleftreview.org/I/167/immanuel…
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Ontóloga @ontologa
Qué gran texto lo normal y lo patológico de Canguilhem, ¿no?
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Louis V. Galdieri @lvgaldieri
pdf of Edward Banfield, Unheavenly City intersci.ss.uci.edu/wiki/eBooks/BO… (via @nils_gilman and this nextnewdeal.net/rortybomb/riot…)
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Benjamin A. Wurgaft @benwurgaft
@nils_gilman there's something deeply Californian about this version of Massachusetts History, Nils!
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Mick Costigan @micostigan
@andrewtrabulsi @Aelkus I call bullshit on tech types disregarding #1 with insider objections based on #2. I also think they're wrong on #2
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Mick Costigan @micostigan
4/ I.e. it's not the persistence of black poverty that requires explanation, it's the relative growth of white middle class.
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John Robb @johnrobb
;-> RT @MarcusWynne1: @johnrobb @nils_gilman always good chats at Castle Robb.
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Marcus Wynne @MarcusWynne1
@johnrobb @nils_gilman always good chats at Castle Robb.
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Historiador Sirera @DrSirera
Dears @nils_gilman, @UnlearningEcon, @PostCrashEcon, Scientific collapse: lessons from Vietnam shar.es/1n424z vía @ShareThis
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Michael Miles @_m_miles
@nils_gilman Was speculating about how this would affect narrative with a friend at #doingdh14 workshop this week.
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Patrick Meier @PatrickMeier
Towards Psychohistory: Uncovering the Patterns of World History with Google bit.ly/1psEUId by colleague Kalev Leetaru
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Historiador Sirera @DrSirera
@jmmacmartin No sé si lo conoces, pero "Mandarines of the future" de @nils_gilman traza el origen del complejo militar-industrial-académico
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Historiador Sirera @DrSirera
@cultrun @frdelatorre @FabraJorge Müller, lea algo de calidad, como The Mandarines of Future de @nils_gilman o "Tyranny" de @bill_easterly
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Jamie Martin @jamiemartin2
.@nils_gilman did i write "coincidence?" if so, poor word choice. i think we probably agree about this...
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Zachary Braverman @zachawry
@Sparkyhodgo @nils_gilman Except for the fact that drugs come with a package insert with exhaustive list of all known side effects.
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Jason Pontin @jason_pontin
@nils_gilman @ModelViewMedia That's the joke!
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Left Outside @leftoutside
@UnlearningEcon @jedgarnaut @Hegelbon @MattBruenig @JAMyerson @kim_tastiic @philbc3 @Eliu4tress @nils_gilman @CJFDillow we eat the rich.
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Sheyda Jahanbani @ProfessorSheyda
@nils_gilman @C_R_W_Dietrich thanks for the love, people!
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Mark Bardwell @Sparkyhodgo
.@nils_gilman Reminds me how drug side effects are just the primary effects that the pharmaceutical companies don't want you to know about.
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Marc Lynch @abuaardvark
It's awesome how many committed and deeply informed Kurd experts we now have, impressive they managed to conceal interest for so long.
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Annalee Newitz @Annaleen
I still get some of my favorite rhetorical moves from Marx’s “Theses on Feuerbach.” #thepointistochangeit
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PUMA @PUMA
Follow your instincts. Watch this now. Live #ForeverFaster. (Repeat as needed.)
amp.twimg.com/v/c056b4cc-3e5…
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Jason Pontin @jason_pontin
Experts weigh in on the coming robot takeover theverge.com/e/5742436 via @verge
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Epicurean Dealmaker @EpicureanDeal
Okay, I admit sometimes I really do envy Goldman Sachs: bloomberg.com/news/2014-08-0…
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rmockler @rmockler
Some asshole filming on our street tomorrow.
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Jonathan Jeckell @jon_jeckell
Fritz Haber was omitted from that list. Developed first use of poison gas, but also developed synthetic nitrogen fertilizers; feeds billions
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Pew Internet @pewinternet
"Automation is Voldemort: the terrifying force nobody is willing to name" - Jerry Michalski pewrsr.ch/1rN9ta8 pic.twitter.com/VTlh8GejjP
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Gregory Gromov @ntvll
@nils_gilman @atroyn @pmarca @paleofuture we are talking about how it happened. Who got the results will be the totally different topics.
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Gregory Gromov @ntvll
@nils_gilman @atroyn @pmarca @paleofuture and still don't understand how it happened.They think it was result of Solzhenitsyn&Reagan efforts
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Marc Andreessen @pmarca
@nils_gilman @atroyn @paleofuture Thank you -- had not seen -- ordered!
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LA Review of Books @LAReviewofBooks
The Invisible Bridge is the story of how a sort of conservative pathology became ascendant in American political life ow.ly/zWZO2
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zerohedge @zerohedge
A BS in BTFD: MIT May Consider Granting Degrees in Less Than Four Years bloomberg.com/news/2014-08-0…
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Vivek Wadhwa @wadhwa
At Rockefeller foundation/@TheEconomist brainstorming on scenarios to deal with destruction caused by climate change in 2030 #scary
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Historiador Sirera @DrSirera
@nils_gilman conditioned all our histography. Anyway, "Mandarines" is a great book and a toughful research
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Nils Gilman @nils_gilman
@atroyn @pmarca @paleofuture (On this topic, I can't recommend enough Yurchak's "Everything Was Forever Until It Was No More")
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Phan Nguyen @Phan_N
WikiLeaks:"Israel officials confirmd multiple occasions intent 2 keep Gaza econ functioning at lowest level possble" wikileaks.org/plusd/cables/0…
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Zachary Braverman @zachawry
@nils_gilman Our tax dollars at work!
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Michael Aron @HMAMichaelAron
Fighting in #Tripoli worse today.Oil tanks hit again.Fighting in civilian areas.Ordinary people suffering.Militias destroying the city.Haram
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SubMedina @SubMedina
"never again" has a lil footnote
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Ben Rhodes @rhodes44
It is unbelievable that at this pivotal moment in history we cannot even confirm an Ambassador to Russia.
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Seth Grimes @SethGrimes
Hmm... David Bray of the @FCC says "the future is going to be algorithms," but @JeffJonas says data beats math. Who's right? #dataanalytics
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MIT Tech Review @techreview
Google’s Moon Shot Sounds Pretty Ordinary bit.ly/1rD0XdT
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Jon Williams @WilliamsJon
Terrifying image of #Israel-i airstrike today on #Gaza's Tuffah neighborhood on front page of @Independent (Pic: EPA) pic.twitter.com/GdTv9hCljP
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Noah Shachtman @NoahShachtman
Why ultra-orthodox Jewish babies keep getting herpes... thedailybeast.com/articles/2014/… pic.twitter.com/jcBa0EB6QH
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Jay Ulfelder @dtchimp
@nils_gilman Fascinating, & relevant simultaneously to everything from the Islamic State to liberal interventionism.
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El Cid @EnBuenora
@nils_gilman @Moochava They weren't all optimistic. 'With Folded Hands,' etc. Lots of short stories of Man choosing foul path.
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Michael T @thedataroom
@nils_gilman should have done this one year, ten months, fifteen days ago
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Roger Pielke Jr. @RogerPielkeJr
NYTimes use of "heat wave" and "blizzard" fairly constant for 30+ years chronicle.nytlabs.com/?keyword=heat%… #nytchronicle
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Aaron Maté @aaronjmate
A 36-hour flight ban on Tel Aviv drew more Senate opposition/U.S. media coverage than a 7-year land/air/sea/economic blockade of Gaza.
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AmericanConservative @amconmag
As Israel's military campaign continues, read Scott McConnell's history of how dissent was written out of the GOP: theam.cn/1sKoTzz
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Sanho Tree @SanhoTree
@nils_gilman His stepson was my Prof & I later worked for Belafonte who learned his politics from DuBois. Weird to have link to another era.
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Poicephalus @tribalidentity
@nils_gilman Really? Binary?
Some is great and will go away.
Serendipitously, some is awesome and will last.
The other shite? #goodriddance
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☞CBM @cbm1971
@nils_gilman that's like asking someone in the middle of a coke binge whether it's a good idea for their long term health
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Julia Carrie Wong @juliacarriew
author, apparently an NYU prof, suggests that Gazan CHILDREN are not innocent if their parents have certain views pic.twitter.com/B9xxoSMWu4
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Sy Oppenheimer @SyOppers
@leashless @MyFEMANinja The biggest protection we have from militias, and most terrorists, is that they are morons.
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Giovanni Bernardini @GioB1974
@nils_gilman amazing: if you try "laffer curve", the result looks a bit like a rough laffer curve. books.google.com/ngrams/graph?c…
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Brian Thill @Brian_Thill
@neilhimself @nils_gilman Somewhere in a dark corner, Sedaka and Diamond gently weep
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Andrew Trabulsi @andrewtrabulsi
@nraford @nils_gilman Did you guys see this? whitehouse.gov/the-press-offi…
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Noah Raford @nraford
@nils_gilman You know what those guys need? A book about this kind of stuff with very useful historical case studies! /cc @andrewtrabulsi
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Eric Garland @ericgarland
@nils_gilman @mims @changeist What makes me nuts are places like WashDC which allow the apps and refuse to loosen up on traditional cabbies.
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Peter A. Shulman @pashulman
@nils_gilman I've been reading Steve Coll's Ghost Wars this month and the parallels have been striking.
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Blogs of War @BlogsofWar
The cyinism and naïveté behind calls for ceasefires goo.gl/6NVMCP
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Michael Miles @_m_miles
@nils_gilman @APTtestandlearn @TheEconomist Doesn't sound geologically stable.
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Talli Somekh @talli
@nils_gilman Life mirrors satire: Everyone In Middle East Given Own Country In 317,000,000-State Solution theonion.com/articles/every…
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vanessa ogle @vanessahistory
@nils_gilman @adamsigoodman some of the plutocrats are part of the state and contribute to undermining it&both benefited from deregulation
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The Bookworm @BeijingBookworm
2-hr warning for Susan Barker's talk about The Incarnations. The Independent called it "China's Midnight's Children." ht.ly/z8pHS
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davidrieff @davidrieff
@nils_gilman @HumanityJ @vanessahistory Excellent piece. But in the age of the 'public-private partnership' how long ago it seems!
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Index on Censorship @IndexCensorship
Japanese artist arrested for distributing digital model of her vagina for 3D-printed kayak independent.co.uk/life-style/gad…
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Ziya Tong @ziyatong
Government goes beyond creepy: eff.org/r.s4uu
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F. @Palestinianism
This isn't the sun rising. This is Israeli fire on the #Gaza strip. pic.twitter.com/hYpDxoWsJ3
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Jon Schwarz @tinyrevolution
Disgusted to learn American radicals have cynically placed their military headquarters in a civilian neighborhood in Northern Virginia
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Scott Smith @changeist
@nils_gilman "This will lead to a world of profession and career, where all tedious jobs will be replaced by AI & robotics.” …and?
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Scott Smith @changeist
@nils_gilman A #microsovereignty of the mind.
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Robert Dunne @rsdunne
@nils_gilman Moby Dick Ch. 23 poeticizes the same: tolerating the insights that earnest thinking yields requires a level of masochism.
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EM Simpson @charlie_simpson
Unrelated: this whole Germany spy thing is just about them wanting into five-eyes. But then we'd have to chg the acronym from FVEY --> SXEY
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Noah Shachtman @NoahShachtman
Ladies and gents, we have reached peak d-bag. RT @Olivianuzzi: ugh rick perry is so hot. twitter.com/CraigPlazure/s…
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Chase Madar @ChMadar
The Catastrophe Quota, re nonstop post-Cold War threat hyping: politicalscience.osu.edu/faculty/jmuell… by John Mueller, The Great Deflator. via @JustinTLogan
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Elaine Sedenberg @Elaine_Said
Apparently I'm not the only one who thought Rick looked like grumpy cat in this photo “@TXDemParty: #GrumpyRickPerry pic.twitter.com/DJgaAHVWOa
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subtopes @subtopes
"CALIFORNIA SCREAMING: The tech industry made the Bay Area rich. Why do so many residents hate it?" .... newyorker.com/reporting/2014…
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Michael Arrington @arrington
totally insane. say wapo.st/1kCgMgj
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chris arkenberg @chris23
@nils_gilman I see this shift in corporate tech. More co-lo, less remote. Being distributed seems to amp complexity of large orgs.
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Andrew Reddie @areddie89
Interesting piece from @NilsGilman in @aminterest: "The Twin Insurgency" the-american-interest.com/articles/2014/…
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CK MacLeod @CK_MacLeod
frankly not sure it's worth the wait RT @nils_gilman The position of the continents in 100m years: youtube.com/watch?v=uGcDed…
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El_Grillo @El_Grillo1
Nicaragua approves route for $40Bn canal reut.rs/1ofmO7U to be dug by a Chinese company that's never dug one before #WhatCouldGoWrong
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Zane Selvans @ZaneSelvans
Plutocratic & criminal insurgencies vying only for their own autonomy, creating pocket empires as the state withers: the-american-interest.com/articles/2014/…
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Ré Dubhthaigh @re_dubhthaigh
@anthonymobile @justinpickard yes @paulmasonnews article & the-american-interest.com/articles/2014/… make me fearful for the small people in my life
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Peter Gleick @PeterGleick
Here is a rough (proportional) size comparison: Typhoon #Neoguri and #Jupiter's Great Red Spot. Both monsters. pic.twitter.com/tPGpltIcyS
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davidrieff @davidrieff
@BRRubin @charlesjkenny Surely just low suffices. :-)
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Barnett R. Rubin @BRRubin
@charlesjkenny @davidrieff You can if you are also the party of low logic.
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Jessica W. Luther @scATX
And I just wanted to put that out there because this coup against Powers is yet another example of GOP corruption under Perry.
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Véronique Routin @veroniqueroutin
Carto de l'économie collaborative présentée par Bruce Sterling à #Fab10 #shaREvolution : pic.twitter.com/ri88CUjtuO via @javiburon
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Hisham Rana, MD @hrana
I have noticed parallels like this for more than 13 years. I am glad #HobbyLobby has brought everyone up to speed. pic.twitter.com/Qu9xNoFCQS
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jfleck @jfleck
@nils_gilman @AthertonKD @PeterGleick We could not allow a dam gap! inkstain.net/fleck/2013/10/…
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Mick Costigan @micostigan
A potentially interesting evolution in Dark Mtn. collapse narratives. howtosavetheworld.ca/2014/07/01/thr… Worth keeping an eye on @nils_gilman, @nraford
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Sean McElwee @SeanMcElwee
The top line is GDP, the bottom line is GDP minus the social and environmental costs. alj.am/1qA09YG pic.twitter.com/WndFl93Ryp
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CK MacLeod @CK_MacLeod
#prt so it seems @nils_gilman is reading up on Occidentosis
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ThinkProgress @thinkprogress
Rents are rising, but people aren’t making any more money thkpr.gs/1pJnQzH pic.twitter.com/Ql92Kmu4JT
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B @ENbrian
From 'The Twin Insurgency' the-american-interest.com/articles/2014/…
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Living In The Future @LITFmag
"this future has more in common with Neal Stephenson’s Snow Crash than it does with Gene Rodenberry’s Federation... fb.me/2DZ9skCsC
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Terry Zimmer @terryzim
Les 2 insurrections: les ploutocrates et les criminels ne veulent pas le contrôle de l'Etat mais de l'autonomie buff.ly/TQF3bC
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Travis Starkey @travis_starkey
brilliant. // The Twin Insurgency wp.me/p4ja9p-14a via @aminterest
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American Interest @aminterest
How super-rich libertarian activism aligns with crony capitalism and trans-national criminal networks: wp.me/p4ja0Z-ofS
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Kurt Newman @sadbillionaire
@nils_gilman It is hard to think of a narrative form for WWI that should not be age-restricted, like the Kabbalah
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Olaf Groth @OlafGrothSF
@nils_gilman Too much innovation on stuff that doesn't matter. "Apps over infrastructure."
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Isegoria @Isegoria
@nils_gilman This raises the question of what "democratize" means in each context.
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Nicholas Thompson @nxthompson
So cool: Alysia Montano, 8 months pregnant, runs 2:32 half mile at US Champs. pic.twitter.com/ybqnXsMZHe
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Today In History @Yesterday_Today
1976: Sudan - a factory worker in the Nzara township became ill and died 5 days later ~ the world s first recorded Ebola virus victim.
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Shashank Joshi @shashj
John Kerry meets King Abdullah. Characteristically tasteful and understated royal furnishings: pic.twitter.com/C2QiPbqzcE
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Mark Healey @HealeyParera
@nils_gilman Bonus points to our Argentine Tea Party friends for adding an extra P to the name of the tax authority
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Mark Healey @HealeyParera
Another Side of "Plutocratic Insurgency": Argentine Fans Mooning the Tax Authority @nils_gilman pic.twitter.com/NBzx7U8KCB
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Atossa Abrahamian @atossaaraxia
Attn op-ed writers! RT @nils_gilman "Neoliberalism," as a phrase, is so past its sell-by date.
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rddmrdr @rddmrdr
.@nils_gilman I've seen more tweets on that piece than I ever would've expected. Cheers for all your good work.
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Danny Hirschel-Burns @DHirschelBurns
Compelling essay from @nils_gilman on the political and economic evolution of state function. the-american-interest.com/articles/2014/…
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Patrick Iber @PatrickIber
We need to understand Suárez's action in cultural context, as part of holistic practices that harm but still respect the one who is bitten
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subtopes @subtopes
"The open source revolution is coming and it will conquer the 1% - ex CIA spy" / gu.com/p/3q95q/tw
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MacArthur Foundation @macfound
Grantmaking highlights from the past year in our new annual report - macfound.org/annual-report/… @Philanthropy #NGOs
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Vivek Wadhwa @wadhwa
Great convo with @Merck CEO Ken Frazier. Delighted he understands threat, opportunity for Big Pharma @StanfordRock pic.twitter.com/Y2lrDjDklH
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