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Alan CooperSan Francisco CA, Petaluma CA2010-01-11
@MrAlanCooper1,558 days
Software Alchemist. President of Cooper, 'Father of Visual Basic,' inventor of design personas, produced 'the first serious business software' for PCs
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Clifton @maxticket
@MrAlanCooper The safety warning tag on hair dryers is waterproof. You'd think that by the time that matters, it's already too late.
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OM NOM NOM NOMINOUS @txn1234567
@kedronrhodes @cooper @MrAlanCooper this better be good!
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Janko Jovanovic @jankowarpspeed
@cooper @MrAlanCooper That was inspiring, thank you!
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James Thomas @qahiccupps
Doctor: That last patient said he was a pair of curtains.
Nurse: Did you work out why?
Doctor: No, he wouldn't be drawn.

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Nintendo Glass @amanicdroid
@MrAlanCooper my mother has me on speed-dial for a reason.
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Andrew Hinton @inkblurt
Also "Low and Tight Across Your Lap" is my new band name. #flying
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Ty Hatch @tyhatch
Great interview with @MrAlanCooper about Goal-directed design: it isn’t looking at what people do, but why. cooper.com/journal/2014/0…
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Cooper @cooper
Efficiency is less useful than effectiveness. - @MrAlanCooper
Part 2 of the #GDD conversation is now up: buff.ly/1hJUZFM
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Bob Marshall @flowchainsensei
.@PeterShanley We have process because people think people are unreliable. @seanasheppard
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Karen McGrane @karenmcgrane
“The things we use are so disgustingly terrible, there’s unending opportunity—We don’t need novelty, we need better.”
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Amy Hoy @amyhoy
@MrAlanCooper i turned that tweet into a blog post: twitter.com/amyhoy/status/…
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Andrew Mayfield @andrewfantastic
Remember when the web address box and the web search box were separate things? Boy, they were dark times.
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Branko Milanovic @BrankoMilan
Choices for tonight. You can watch Piketty speak on wealth & inequality in NYC, super clasico in Valencia, or civil war in Ukraine.
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Will Evans @semanticwill
Death by a Thousand Processes is a good band name.
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umair haque @umairh
American democracy is doing precisely what the corporations and billionaires it truly now represents want it to: make them richer.
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John Scalzi @scalzi
Here is how I know I am old fashioned: I only use "LOL" if, in fact, I have laughed out loud.
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Cooper @cooper
Part 2 is now up! Inside Goal-Directed Design: A Conversation With Alan Cooper buff.ly/1hJUNGw #GDD
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Bob Marshall @flowchainsensei
“Working software” is a damn low bar.
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Whitney Hess @whitneyhess
Even the best user experience designer will fail if the CEO does not make user experience an organizational priority. pic.twitter.com/6kUb01kW9o
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Tommy Unger @tommyunger
@MrAlanCooper only a communist would utter something so vile.
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Jeff Miller @jmeowmeow
@MrAlanCooper Well, if the @RockyMtnInst counts as "Nobody", sure.
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Bob Marshall @flowchainsensei
“Rather than a lack of leadership being a bad thing, such a lack is essential if we are to reconceptualise the value of organisations.”
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Bob Marshall @flowchainsensei
“The space formerly occupied by leadership is occupied by unguided deliberation, conversation, and mutual agreement…” comment.rsablogs.org.uk/2014/04/16/pro…
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Bob Marshall @flowchainsensei
“Goal-direct design: it isn’t looking at what people do, but why they do it.” ~ @MrAlanCooper cooper.com/journal/2014/0…
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Tom Klein @Softfacts
5 ways Danish offices create arbejdsglæde--happiness at work--that we need to copy: fastcoexist.com/3029110/5-simp…
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George RR Martin @_GRRM_
If the rest of the series flops, I can always be a wedding planner.
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Janko Jovanovic @jankowarpspeed
Enjoyed reading this interview with @MrAlanCooper. Looking forward to part 2 cooper.com/journal/2014/0…
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Robert Tarrall @tarrall
@MrAlanCooper actually just:

Nonalcoholic beer
Excessively warm beer
Empty beer

... I think that's the complete list, actually.
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BJ Clark @RobotDeathSquad
@MrAlanCooper Well shit, that was easy. Didn’t drink any of that piss to begin with. :)
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Bob Marshall @flowchainsensei
Let’s face the ugly truth: whatever it takes for effective sw development, it’s like a rat in their punch bowl to most managers and orgs.
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Jérémie Tessier @poik007
@ibogost we need to invent a hierarchy for these things, archangel investors and seraph investors and the like
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Doug LeMoine @douglemoine
@MrAlanCooper Grrrrrrrrrrrrrr. Those dirty double-spacers!
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Alex Howard @digiphile
MT @tjl Our tax system could be simpler & fairer—if lobbying weren’t such a great investment sunlightfoundation.com/blog/2014/04/1… pic.twitter.com/RR2lzGxWAP
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Wayne Greenwood @MC_UX
How we explain business to children: Find a need & fill it at a reasonable price point. How it actually works: Aaaaghh! Quarterly goals!
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Marcin Floryan @mfloryan
@RonJeffries I would only look if you were deleting 65535 items ;)
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Max Schultz @MaxSchultz
@Discourt @MrAlanCooper or worse: a lifetime of vertical videos.
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Courtney @Discourt
So many children will search and search for baby pictures and find only selfies of their moms and pictures of dinner plates. So. Many.
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Bill Tozier @Vaguery
sitting in the running car in the driveway REFUSING to fetch the window scraper from the garage. IT WILL MELT OFF.
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A.J. Kandy @AJKandy
@chrisfahey @MrAlanCooper Andromeda’s Cutline plugin for Photoshop. Uh, I use it myself :)
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Andrew Crow @AndrewCrow
@MrAlanCooper Two spaces after a period is the Devil's work.
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PierreOlivier Carles @pocarles
Pfiouu… It will NEVER happen. Who's this guy again? pic.twitter.com/8FbHj2vZOO
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Ron Jeffries @RonJeffries
rereading @nealstephenson 's Baroque Cycle for the Nth time. I think I kind of know how to write. Cannot see how he does it. Wow.
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Wayne Greenwood @MC_UX
No matter how far technology advances, the key questions remain unchanged: Who is it for? Why would they care? Are there enough of them? #UX
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David Marquet @ldavidmarquet
If you put people inside a box, do not expect them to think outside of it. Give control.
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Justin Stach @juter
@MrAlanCooper And it’s interested in money because that’s where you find power.
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David Gonzalez @dagobri
Agile without a design vision is like trying to assemble a jigsaw puzzle when someone threw away the box: cooper.com/journal/2014/0… via @cooper
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Christopher Fahey @chrisfahey
Apparently someone has made a lil business making cheesy fake Wall Street Journal hedcuts (their etching-like portraits) for LinkedIn users.
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Anders Schau Knatten @knatten
C++ vs. C: While the chainsaws you're juggling are no longer on fire, you are now also juggling two poisonous daggers and an angry badger.
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Dan Saffer @odannyboy
To spice things up, I’m going to start spelling UI as U!.
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Jerry Kuch @jerrykuch
@MrAlanCooper @miniver Through a band pass filter revealing only palace intrigues, human nastiness and bullshit hero myths.
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Heidi Hits Children @heiditron3000
I am a broke lady who can make cartoons and be mildly funny. If you need either of these, give a yell. I'll be face down in these pancakes.
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Anti Software Patent @AntiSoftwarePat
Patent System is meant to Spur Innovation, Not help Patent Trolls & Fat Cats #FixPatents
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James Thomas @qahiccupps
Doctor: Phew. 500 stitches done, 500 to go.
Nurse: That's some operation. What's the prognosis?
Doctor: sew-sew.

@MrAlanCooper
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the pied piper @jeffreyvanclea1
6 months from now, pharrel will be sharing a loft with bruno
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Dan Gillmor @dangillmor
@MrAlanCooper They send mafia people to jail, so apparently there is a "wrong" kind of organizaed crime.
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Belinda Barnet @manjusrii
This is going to become a giant poster on living room wall pic.twitter.com/DeBvcNawUS
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George Dinwiddie @gdinwiddie
@MrAlanCooper @testobsessed Could it have already happened? Check your browser history. ;-)
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Jan Höglund @janhoglund
Highly complex problems can only be solved using processes that are systemic, emergent, and participatory. ~A.Kahane #quote
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Gonçalo Ferraz @goncaloferrax
@MrAlanCooper isn't that histeric?!!
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James Thomas @qahiccupps
@MrAlanCooper
Doctor: I have to amputate your leg
Man: I won't stand for that
Doctor: you can lie
Man: I want you to use a rusty chisel
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Carolyn Wood @carywood
@MrAlanCooper In the past, I might have said yes to the pilotless plane. After the “Sully” incident, no way.
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Steve Calde @caldeagle
@kimgoodwin @MrAlanCooper Yes, that one had me in stitches.
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Wayne Greenwood @MC_UX
1) Open doc to complete a specific task
2) Perform software update when prompted
3) Try to remember what the effing task was
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Stacy Draper @stacyDraper
@cwodtke @MrAlanCooper especially when it can change over time. Least favorite job, isn't that always the one you have?
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Wayne Greenwood @MC_UX
Beware the HIPPO: Highly Paid Personal Opinion #ux #whiteboardGraffiti
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Sergey Lystsev @slystsev
@MrAlanCooper good doctors can remove their own appendix :)
theatlantic.com/technology/arc…
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Kim Goodwin @kimgoodwin
@MrAlanCooper <groan> that one was @caldeagle -worthy
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James Thomas @qahiccupps
@MrAlanCooper had me in stitches
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Sung won Lim @bookhling
So what we're doing is, we drive the college tuitions up, have highest rate of unemployed degree-less youth, then blame them for being lazy.
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Bill Clark @Fish_Doctor
@MrAlanCooper There's a lot of old pilots and bold pilots, not to many old, bold pilots.
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Tom George @speedbird
@MrAlanCooper I felt a great disturbance in the Force, as if millions of deaf masturbators suddenly cried out and were suddenly silenced
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Mark Eberman @bikeboy389
@MrAlanCooper they are my favorite example of iterative improvement. Site was very primitive to start, got better year over year.
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Glen Richard Davis @glenrdavis
I understand why bands wouldn't want their music on streaming services, but for the kids who only know streaming, those bands never existed.
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Wayne Greenwood @MC_UX
Just gave an elevator pitch in an actual elevator. One floor, so WPM was comically high. #missionAccomplished
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Cooper @cooper
Inside Goal-Directed Design: A Two-Part Conversation With Alan Cooper buff.ly/ODNa8z
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Randall Thomas @daksis
@MrAlanCooper I am stunned to outrageous amounts of fucking side splitting laughter. W.T.F? :D
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Jonathan Broad @jmbroad
@MrAlanCooper This has added value to my life, thanks.
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Wayne Greenwood @MC_UX
The web is a click-driven money trench, where manic schedules rule & user-centric product ideas die like dogs. There’s also a negative side.
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Glyn Moody @glynmoody
Britain's honeybee colony deaths among worst in EU - euractiv.com/sections/susta… "UK was one of minority to oppose the insecticide ban."
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Bob MacNeal @BobMacNeal
It's not so much that I can juggle 16-oz curve claw hammers, it's that I can drive in a 6-penny nail in an overhead sill.
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Lison Charles-Henri @HalcyonART
@MrAlanCooper Can I see a full picture of your library and a book list? I need to set new objectives regarding my library :D
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JJ Welch @aviationfan
.@MrAlanCooper just had a flashback to my flight instructor quizzing me over the plains of Colorado
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umair haque @umairh
There are dozens of cops telling me not to smoke in the park in NYC. There's not one to put bankers and lobbyists in jail. Priorities!
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Brian @BDGarp
He died the way he lived: delusional and yelling at cars.
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Cameron Esfahani @cameronesfahani
@MrAlanCooper @falkenrr why does it have to only be one of those?
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Joseph Rooks @JosephRooks
@marcoarment Can't believe Apple ended support for Newton's OS just to get me to use their stupid iPad. Greedy bastards.
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BJ Clark @RobotDeathSquad
@MrAlanCooper no no no, you have to take it, and you have to make a “duck face”.
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Josh Wayne @joshwayne
@MrAlanCooper Like a race through a minefield.
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Mike Sax @mikesax
@MrAlanCooper You have a knack for understatement
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Stacy Draper @stacyDraper
@MrAlanCooper well I hope you never seek the Nobel Poop Prize :)
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Rolf @rolfje
@MrAlanCooper technically, that's not a "selfie", is it? Or aren't you required to hold the camera yourself? I'm getting too old for this.
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Stacy Draper @stacyDraper
@MrAlanCooper I hate to catch you on a technicality there, but it's not a selfie when someone else takes the picture. Sorry.
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monkchips @monkchips
@MrAlanCooper hipster
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The Miller's Tale @JaneBadall
I am woman, hear me snore.
Well, that's what my husband says but I absolutely refuse to believe it.
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Oliver Mason @ojmason
@MrAlanCooper you dropped an 'h' there #shelfie
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Dan Saffer @odannyboy
One reason so many consumers haven’t upgraded from 15-year-old Windows XP is they haven’t seen (given?) any perceived value in doing so.
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Will Evans @semanticwill
@MrAlanCooper #Shelfie!
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Dave McClure @davemcclure
Lies, Damn Lies, and Startup Valuations. #sigh pic.twitter.com/CbjAMXRrkN
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Jared Spool @jmspool
I believe that conspiracy theorists are everywhere, secretly hatching their insidious theories.
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Ron Jeffries @RonJeffries
My car can get AM and FM. It can play CDs and MP3s. It can play music from my Phone. None of these try to charge me $200 a year @SIRIUSXM
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Wayne Greenwood @MC_UX
"Those are my features, and if you don't like them...well, I have others."
- Groucho Metrics
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Wayne Greenwood @MC_UX
The word "hypothesis" transforms the act of throwing random features at the wall to see what sticks into "data-driven product development."
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Timo Mihaljov @noidi
"If you have a stable system, then there is no use to specify a goal. You will get whatever the system will deliver." ~W. Edwards Deming
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Miemo Penttinen @miemo
Many of @MrAlanCooper's UX visions have become mainstream, but one thing I'm still missing constantly is category-specific undo.
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Oliver Schinkten @schink10
In times of change, learners inherit the earth,while the learned find themselves equipped to deal with a world that no longer exists -Hoffer
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Mark Lauter @MarkLauter
@MrAlanCooper Like I tell my clients, it will be done when its done and it will be done correctly.
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Verifried Drunk™®© @VerifiedDrunk
Sure you can fax us your order. Would you like that delivered by train, pony express or carrier pigeon ?
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Matt Fernandez @FattMernandez
I respect Jim Morrison. Most homeless people just mumble insane shit to themselves. He did it over music and sold it.
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Scott Cooper @scottjcoop
Collapsible metal chair and cowboy art instagram.com/p/mf72OyB2FV/
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^Caracal^ @CaraFennec
I know how you feel, vending machine.... I know how you feel pic.twitter.com/cK3eGvwSnB
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Ron Jeffries @RonJeffries
the fact that i am grumpy does not imply that the world is going to hell in a handbasket. however the world is going to hell in a handbasket
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John Carmack @ID_AA_Carmack
The idea that someone can't have any integrity if they hold a position you disagree with is very, very damaging to discourse.
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Dorothy M. Danforth @danforthmedia
People just get away with any kind of shit. I give the hell up. If u r bound by ethics you simply can't win in a game where other's aren't.
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Ron Jeffries @RonJeffries
Many methods start from "values" (XP, Scrum, SAFe, …). Discuss: These are interesting but ineffective because adopters do not share them.
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ArtRebels @ArtRebelsInfo
@MrAlanCooper @Hombre_McSteez That Marty Cooper is really doing it these days!
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Bob MacNeal @BobMacNeal
Dear Programming Gods, May I please have those 15 years back where I worked in the @Microsoft tech stack?
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GrossHopper @AGStr8upNinja
We're all a legend in our own pants.
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Jonathan Korman @miniver
"What do you get when you cross a car with a computer?

A computer!"

-@MrAlanCooper

dragtimes.com/blog/tesla-mod…
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Javier Arevalo @TheJare
@MrAlanCooper You realize that visualization draws iPhone on top of (and thus obscuring) Android, right?
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Eric Reiss @elreiss
@MrAlanCooper You know, Frederick Taylor just unfriended you on Facebook.
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Fabio Cecin @fcecin
@MrAlanCooper We have perfected the process of sticking a rusty fork in our eyes with absolute precision and at minimal cost.
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Bob Marshall @flowchainsensei
If you appoint folks as Heads of Silos (CxOs), OF COURSE they’re going to locally optimise the living crap out of your company. #notgood
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dan mentos @NonCombosMentos
A group of pedants is called an "actually"
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Katrina Owen @kytrinyx
I just realised that I created this bug because I thought two similar things were the same thing and removed "duplication".
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Jonathan Korman @miniver
"Women will get abortions ... The only question is whether they will endanger their health or die getting them."

digbysblog.blogspot.com/2014/04/featur…
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Jonathan Korman @miniver
There is no reason to think that the power of Internet outrage will only be harnessed by Good.

Quite the opposite, in fact.

@ninavizz
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Bob MacNeal @BobMacNeal
My vote is worth 0.000006th as much as Sheldon Adelson's, but I have better hair. That cat looks like Donald Trump's chia pet.
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one weird old tef @tef
WHAT DO WE WANT
work/life balance
WHEN DO WE WANT IT
after the next sprint
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Miss Representation @RepresentPledge
Last 3 women on @GolfDigestMag covers have not been pros, while #1 US woman golfer has never appeared #NotBuyingIt pic.twitter.com/8ZIfT3HoGJ
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Anti Software Patent @AntiSoftwarePat
@MrAlanCooper Companies coming out against Patent Troll Reform most likely Partake in Patent Trolling themselves to make $$$ #FixPatents
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not Jony Fucking Ive @JonyIveParody
@MrAlanCooper we only vowed to make *our* patents cool. Fuck everyone else’s shit.
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Dan Gillmor @dangillmor
The generals in the War on (Some) Drugs are making increasingly ludicrous arguments, as @radleybalko notes: washingtonpost.com/news/the-watch…
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Donella Meadows Inst @DanaMeadowsInst
It's time for a new normal. via @TransitionUS pic.twitter.com/KJsRMAxwjt
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lane halley @thinknow
OH: “Lies, damn lies and photoshopping."
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Scrapper Duncan @scrapperduncan
@MrAlanCooper @mccauleyphotos @alios my first pupil master taught me how to do this. Subsequently all legal software came shrink wrapped.
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Patent Fairness @FairPatents
"Companies of the future are being snuffed out by patent trolls." Well said @SenSchumer. #FixPatents
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Historical Pics @HistoricalPics
The 1st mobile phone call was made 41 years ago today, on 3 April 1973 by Martin Cooper. Has revolutionised the World pic.twitter.com/mhBwUbqK1N
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Lex Alexander @TheLexTimes
Also, check out The Inmates are Runnig the Asylum by @MrAlanCooper It inspired my love of UX. @machikoyasuda
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Karen McGrane @karenmcgrane
@MrAlanCooper It’s like a pie-eating contest where the prize is more pie.
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reverendted @reverendted
Wait a second, @Concur. So if I want to Cancel, I hit Okay, and not Cancel. I'm telling @MrAlanCooper on you. #fail pic.twitter.com/4heFJx50XW
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Zach Galifinakas @ZachGalifinak
Did the Baha Men ever figure out who let the dogs out?
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Amy Hoy @amyhoy
working all the time isn't a strength, it's a sign of weakness
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Dale Emery @dhemery
@MrAlanCooper

MS Dude: Homies, we need a name for this thing, yo.

MS Homie: Word!
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Matt Novak @paleofuture
What appears to be an earnest comment on that Verge story: "Nooo! Keep politics out of space." theverge.com/2014/4/2/55748…
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Bob Marshall @flowchainsensei
My Mac gives me much joy every time I use it. I have never been able to say that about any version of Windoze.
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Jabe Bloom @cyetain
Frequent, Earlier, Continuous none of these words entail "going faster"
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Christina Wodtke @cwodtke
@ibogost I think perhaps it's time for them to occasionally leave campus. It's becoming a cult.
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Christina Wodtke @cwodtke
@MrAlanCooper @amyhoy innovation is a byproduct for the endless quest for good.
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Tim O'Reilly @timoreilly
Very cool: beautiful manhole covers of Japan bit.ly/Ob8emE Would love to see this idea take hold in the US!
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S Di Gianfrancesco @SilviaDG_IxD
Surprised I didn't find this before: Similarities Between Interaction Designers and Agile Programmers bit.ly/1lBRX9o @MrAlanCooper
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Amy Hoy @amyhoy
@MrAlanCooper i think you are going to like our book :) :) :) and that would be a huge honor for me, cuz About Face shaped my career
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the pied piper @jeffreyvanclea1
That makes thrice I don't know the plural of three
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Amy Hoy @amyhoy
central thesis of our 30x500 book: fuck "innovation," things we use every day are so disgustingly terrible, there's unending opportunity
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FRONT TOWARD ENEMY @armyVet1972
Campbell's "Heart Healthy" Chunky Soup isn't bad with some salt, pepper, a dash of paprika, five buttered rolls and six beers.
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Scott Cooper @scottjcoop
@MrAlanCooper a family that tweets together...@Hombre_McSteez
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Ron Jeffries @RonJeffries
@tottinge
i don't recall it being that last thing ...
@MrAlanCooper
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Pankaj Jain @pjain
More Funding for White Swans: Announcing the Merger of 500 Startups and Y Combinator pjain.co/1gLrUJJ #500strong
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Joshua Bloch @joshbloch
@MrAlanCooper @cquinn Not that new any more :(
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Jonathan Broad @jmbroad
@MrAlanCooper "The tradition of the oppressed teaches us that the state of emergency [...] is not the exception but the rule." ~W. Benjamin
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SEMEN DEMON @SodomyClown
When your Facebook friends flaunt their happiness remember that they cry themselves to sleep every night just like everyone else.
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Jonathan Korman @miniver
We have, without debate, used technology to create a society with new rules of accountability

mikethemadbiologist.com/2014/04/01/whe…

@mikethemadbiol
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David Marquet @ldavidmarquet
[In life and at work] People want agency, not easy.
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Tim Ottinger @tottinge
The Agile Manifesto was not a starting point, and invented nothing. It was a peace treaty between lightweight method practitioners.
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Al Yankovic @alyankovic
So happy! Just got my mint-condition 1953 MacBook Pro from eBay! pic.twitter.com/dLSFP38RRt
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Psychology @scienceoftheeye
You can. pic.twitter.com/UcWvnqhtWJ
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JλÐE @mystic4691
My legs have trouble walking into rooms that you're not in.
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Alexis Finch @agentFin
Touch the place on the doll where the recruiter reached out to you.

#ux
#reachingout
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Paul Rubell @paulrubell
The 7 lines of code that will determine the future of software patents. Argued today before US Sup Ct #scotus ow.ly/i/55oCZ
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Simon @mistergough
@MrAlanCooper Love that article. Normal mathematical progression is ridiculous and artificial. As with most other subjects.
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Nils Davis @nilsie
"Arithmetic is much harder for young children than playful activities based on more advanced fields of math" buff.ly/1mz7Qxe
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Scott Cooper @scottjcoop
@MrAlanCooper someone had to do it
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umair haque @umairh
When a society is ruled by sociopaths, it unravels. When it wants to be ruled by sociopaths, it has unravelled.
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umair haque @umairh
We have: no working healthcare, mass unemployment, a generation in perma-debt, rigged markets, a broken democracy. We are: making apps.
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umair haque @umairh
As @eliumoab points out, the sociopathic assholes rigging the market probably believe they're perfect "libertarians".
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Olivia @itsolivia
Packing for week in Cleveland to work/paint. Drying a travel palette: Schmincke gouache on right, little WC on left. pic.twitter.com/Lf3HZB3QdZ
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Jabe Bloom @cyetain
Too close to reality… pic.twitter.com/aF7YZrfkm8
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Mark Lauter @MarkLauter
@MrAlanCooper The force required to start up seems to be fueled by the color in my hair, leaving more of them gray every month.
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olivvv @olivvv
@MrAlanCooper Sport is a culture, but if your are not already into it, you need to strech and train first, before to call it so.
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Chuck Martin @chuck_martin
@MrAlanCooper “About Face” is awesome, but I think “Inmates” and DOET” are must reads for all SiliValley folks, no matter what their role.
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Kingsley @CedarWych
@MrAlanCooper & takes even more to get it to change direction...
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Aral Balkan @aral
Don’t Listen to Google & Facebook: The Public-Private Surveillance Partnership Is Still Going Strong

theatlantic.com/technology/arc…

Via @mindcrash
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William Pietri @williampietri
Uncle Bob gets "The True Corruption of Agile" very right: blog.8thlight.com/uncle-bob/2014…
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P. Scott Cunningham @cunningpscott
@Richard_Florida on Florida's transportation policies: "Numb-nutz...w/o size and scale you have nothing" #StartUpMiami
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Ian Bogost @ibogost
"Resilience" is a good euphemism for "ceasing to notice that you are getting screwed."
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Scott Beale @ScottBeale
Really dreading tomorrow, the worst day of the year on the Internet.
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bhatnaturally  @bhatnaturally
How Samsung got it’s logo - a visual theory via @i_sreenivas pic.twitter.com/gIFStsKank
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ElisabethHendrickson @testobsessed
Our girls came in 3rd. They did great! Very proud. #cheermom pic.twitter.com/Sy4REpqDqX
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Axel Rauschmayer @rauschma
@assaf: RT @MrAlanCooper: NICE MOVE, FORD! adweek.com/adfreak/ford-t…
Two ads, two sides of the USA.
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Andrew Hinton @inkblurt
I love this slide from @morville so much. Planning is also doing; building is also thinking. #IAS14 pic.twitter.com/uhDiagiKSw
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Daniel Nazer @danielnazer
.@nytimes: "nobody should be allowed to claim a monopoly over an abstract idea simply by tying it to a computer nytimes.com/2014/03/30/opi…
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Jason Simanek @JasonSimanek
Thank you @MrAlanCooper for bringing @cshirky to my attention. I wrote a post about discovering how stupid I am: bohemianalps.com/blog/2014/mr-a…
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Bob Marshall @flowchainsensei
@MrAlanCooper #MarshallModel :)
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UrsulaWJ @UrsulaWJ
Possibly my favourite ever Warning Notice. pic.twitter.com/DuUizTqNjQ
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George Dinwiddie @gdinwiddie
@MrAlanCooper Underlying: many people fear the complexity of dealing with other people, so try to simplify the situation to the mechanistic.
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mheusser @mheusser
@MrAlanCooper @ITMPI @hemppah I work at a company with zero Taylor-style managers ... But I had to found it myself... :-)
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Stuart Smith @stugreulich
@MrAlanCooper Agree. But been at conferences for past 20 years either saying this or listening to people say this. Don't see much change?
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Bob MacNeal @BobMacNeal
Learning new stuff toggles my happy bit, but its like chipping away Carrara marble to expose a masterpiece of ignorance.
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Brilliant Ads @Brilliant_Ads
Brilliant protest in Lisbon, Portugal. Wheelchair parked with notes on them "be right back" "just getting something" pic.twitter.com/U01fQ3z1Fp
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Peach.. @schmutzigliebe
word Dita, word. 👄 pic.twitter.com/gbR3O4Xp4l
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