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Michael Burgstahler @twotribes Stuttgart, Germany

Theoretical physicist gone designer since 1992. Founding member of @thevirtualbrain project, lover of everything @rikiki_bonjour does.

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Joined Twitter 1/27/09

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#Stagefright Android attack possible w/ a malformed MP4 file, triggering heap overflow --> remote code execution. http://t.co/MD6FrIHv6kLong but good read: "Targeted Advertising Considered Harmful" http://t.co/cItJNMtpZY"as… the rate of ad blocking increases, the value of web ads decreases, and increasingly crappy ads drive more user demand for ad blocking""The more tracking protection that a user has, the more money he or she spends online."Clairvoyance: "A brand will tweet something oblivious and atrocious." https://t.co/oxiZpH8MJO http://t.co/G0iTNanArQ“What did AirBnb do? Can we do something like that? It really seemed to work for them.” https://t.co/i3hjE1Cxtj http://t.co/blNuQqhgDv"Metrics are the internet’s heroin and we’re a bunch of junkies mainlining that black tar straight into the jugular of our organizations."Running 25 operating systems at once on an iMac. https://t.co/keZWFzvV92OMG no. Just no. 😱 http://t.co/xPOce9MIHq http://t.co/z4LCJdcNFX
8/1
2015
Because you're not a hero. You're a silent guardian, a watchful protector. You're a sysadmin. Happy #Sysadmin Day! http://t.co/NjnLjGBzBJ
Retweeted by Michael BurgstahlerEven better photos from the abandoned Buzludzha monument. https://t.co/qCr9qELUHm http://t.co/VvHMknbfyI@agebhard Einen hab ich bei Flickr gefunden: https://t.co/hu32SDaRpy – aber neben Getty sind da noch andere beklaut worden.@agebhard Spiegel klaut Bilder von mehreren Fotografen, u.a. Getty Images ohne Attribution http://t.co/p9skOhvmnD --> http://t.co/QZJb6YKCYPImpressive photo gallery of an old communist monument in Buzludzha, Bulgaria. https://t.co/ogTJwkMW6N /cc @r00p http://t.co/H5HoTKKgXCVertrauen ist gut. #Landesverrat ist besser.
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7/31
2015
Brilliant: "Here’s how this lion-killing dentist thing is going to play out" http://t.co/G0iTNanArQ
7/30
2015
How developers make sound strategic decisions. http://t.co/TY7kxRRXE1Spatial Interfaces. It's hard. https://t.co/lY5zAyjjal /via @sdwHappy Birthday!© http://t.co/8rgVJcJwX5@marcoarment No, it's really hard to find out. Look how confusing it is: http://t.co/mbh6P6wBeJ@shauninman Have you tried using an ad blocker while browsing Facebook? Not possible. There you go.Imagine a web where all CSS and JavaScript were served by ad servers. Using ad block? Get un-styled HTML. That'd be kinda amazing.
Retweeted by Michael Burgstahler@imaguid @swiftonsecurity Awesome. Just some deep packet inspection. No big deal. It's for your best.When people get offered simple solutions for dauntingly complex problems. http://t.co/7SEuBWUBZmHandy: Bay Area to Standard American English Translator BA: “Who are you again?” EN: “What company do you work for?” http://t.co/umk2ZLZtfS
7/28
2015
Fundamentally, Google is a utility. No one wants to hang out at their power company.
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7/27
2015
"NO, IT’S NOT YOUR OPINION. YOU’RE JUST WRONG" http://t.co/sfm6raS5Jw"Opinion, or worse “belief”, has become the shield of every poorly-conceived notion that worms its way onto social media.""Reality doesn't care about ur feelings. Education doesn't exist 2 persecute u. The misinformed are not an ethnic minority being oppressed."
7/26
2015
http://localghost:666
7/24
2015
Arabic calligraphy, painted with light only. http://t.co/m8VOsfCsAg http://t.co/kf20zoHKSs
7/23
2015
Am deutlichsten macht sich der Fachkräftemangel in Deutschland ja in unserer Regierung bemerkbar.
Retweeted by Michael Burgstahler@harryfk #nsfw { vertical-align: sup; background-size: cover; }@grumpusnation display: rock;font-weight: blood;Mad painting skills. http://t.co/3SepsoTngr http://t.co/Vs104FCRkN
7/22
2015
A tale of two curves http://t.co/cax7fH0w9v
Retweeted by Michael BurgstahlerNASA: We sent a probe to the edge of the solar system. Over 10 years, by gravity swing-by. CSS: I dare you to center this text vertically.@r00p I'm a designer. I'm trained and skilled to make it look like my responses are marvelously glib even if it's only a big fat fluke :P@r00p When I look at your code, you get a stare instead. http://t.co/ZRjiJupEX0Few things make a programmer as happy as finally getting a different error message.
Retweeted by Michael BurgstahlerSome projects get me like http://t.co/4VQZnnu8Sd
7/21
2015
“Stories are data with a soul.” – Brené Brown /via @swissmiss.@asymco mobile-first strategies http://t.co/zP0ZK827Px
Retweeted by Michael Burgstahler@grumpusnation @kurafire Aww, damn! 👍
7/18
2015
Only in Transylvania: Go to music festival, pay entrance with blood. http://t.co/2MrnJNmO41 /via @ldomide
7/17
2015
The interfaces of the future will be boring or non-existent as software gets smarter and smarter. https://t.co/lAhrLfyjea
Retweeted by Michael Burgstahler"Dear [designer], our new intranet still supports IE9, right? Sent from my BlackBerry."
7/16
2015
No shit. https://t.co/yUZCBBZKrgNew Horizons is now transferring the ~40Gb of data it gathered at Pluto back to Earth at ~1kbps for sixteen months
Retweeted by Michael Burgstahler@willrolls "That's how it is." vs. "The mouse doesn't bite off from the thread."80s cellular phone commercial. http://t.co/gBdjYd3vugWhatever you do with Google #deepdream, NEVER EVER run it on food! 😱 https://t.co/nlL2TmAkPJ http://t.co/2kLD0o3orTFirst high resolution image of Pluto causes concern: http://t.co/ZVIT0BEFX6
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7/15
2015
I don't understand why you want to teach kids to code. There are enough children writing software as-is.
Retweeted by Michael Burgstahler@kurafire Yes, here. He's really small. http://t.co/ovwsZYwiA9“@Moltz: I still can’t believe Apple gets 30 percent of every Apple Pay transaction.” – tip @Techmeme@charlesarthur "[recap old news]. You won't believe what happened next!" #winningNASA: Here is Pluto. World: Wow! NASA: Earth is getting warmer. World: No, it was cold at my house last winter. #PlutoFlyby
Retweeted by Michael BurgstahlerWhen the UI designer finally arrives to help the developers. http://t.co/vp8GmR1fycI pity all the restaurant owners and photographers who were once sold Flash websites by careless and incompetent web agencies.Superhero bookstand. http://t.co/bxqcgiBkOE http://t.co/FeFUvMyYJr
7/14
2015
Great research/graphic showing social media usage among millennials http://t.co/Q21I3qnaKC via @PublicReligion #PRRI http://t.co/p1YZFKWNy1
Retweeted by Michael BurgstahlerWhy Carmakers Always Insisted on Male Crash-Test Dummies http://t.co/y4UluVsMJu"A study of actual crashes… found that women wearing seatbelts were 47% more likely to be seriously injured than males in similar accidents""airbags… will strike most men in the upper chest… Yet small women might hit the airbag chin first, snapping their heads back…"Female crash-test dummies were only becoming mandated by law in 2011. Automakers fought it tooth and nail as being too expensive + radical.
7/13
2015
"Trump has always been a poor-man's idea of a rich man, cunningly embodying America's by-the-bootstraps cult of can-do capitalist success."
7/11
2015
Interesting: Apple's iOS9 and OS X El Capitan prefer IPv6 over IPv4. Good move! https://t.co/WsKcnqy2ke@anildash Yeah right http://t.co/0OaEARKjOq.@asymco: "The curious thing about disruption is that predictability does not result in immunity." http://t.co/wXXNFK2dvw@asymco Has anyone ever done a time series for the error margin of Gartner's & IDC's volume predictions over the last 30 years?This is brilliant. http://t.co/KjBr1eMZJr
Retweeted by Michael BurgstahlerWhat an abomination. Why isn't law enforcement all over this??? https://t.co/IJgcZ7FSP4@r00p Do you want to know what I do with PHP code? http://t.co/0OaEARKjOq
7/10
2015
"What are you talking about, bemoaning data amassing? We're the government! We know how to secure stuff!" http://t.co/n68TJfGTjx@r00p https://t.co/mvoHi1vd4Q"I've set the wedding date. I've not asked her out yet."---how software projects are managed.
Retweeted by Michael BurgstahlerFreaky Flowers: Timelapse of the short blooming of cacti. Mesmerizing! https://t.co/kjHOG0Leb9Disney's princesses rarely have living parents. /via @JodySieradzki http://t.co/S3TieKHIak"The big problem we face isn't coordinated cyber-terrorism, it's that software sucks." -- @zeynep https://t.co/5mWO5NnHhC
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7/9
2015
Trying to understand a client's briefing about "Role of the supramammillary-hippocampic network in mesial temporal lobe epilepsy" Okay.@twotribes Glückwunsch zu deinem 500★-Tweet! http://t.co/BBRtSQu51v
Retweeted by Michael BurgstahlerThe Beach: 1 million ball pit in Washington National Museum. http://t.co/yrAm5qeoVF http://t.co/a44qNmKdkw
7/8
2015
@SwiftOnSecurity It begins. https://t.co/1i9sJLVh87Oh shit: Hackers briefly took over a Patriot missile system of the German army in Turkey. http://t.co/yy4noueUjx@swiftonsecurity Right. http://t.co/A1uOOisi6sMost #facepalm UI bug in iTunes 12.2: Try composing a tweet for a track when you've minimized the main window to mini player. Intern @ work?I work at the intersection of crossroads and junctions.So awesome! Abandoned TWA terminal at JFK airport. /cc @r00p @mudhaus http://t.co/JOUhSu31Ms http://t.co/ql5E9niPoA"Interestingly, the Apple Watch pixels look very different from the iPhone pixels." http://t.co/epcxqGX0E4 http://t.co/N88Why0kZZ"Experts often possess more data than judgment."
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7/7
2015
I didn't realise there were so many Greek economy experts on Twitter.
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7/6
2015
Interesting. @Skype has a web client in beta. Looks nice. https://t.co/yVSkAAanHh97% of American flags and 96% percent of fireworks imported into the USA last year were made in China. Happy Independence Day!
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7/5
2015
Eventual consistency and non-instant convergence of state are basically alien concepts to the average user. https://t.co/embrQv52d5One of the biggest issues iTunes has w/ @AppleMusic is managing/syncing object state for tracks + playlists. All very volatile.http://t.co/7IQqy3za6Z
Retweeted by Michael BurgstahlerOMG http://t.co/GV0NAkyklf@grumpusnation Really. http://t.co/HjpxL9izeF
7/4
2015
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