Kilian Evang (@texttheater)

Berlin, Germany

The below is an off-site archive of all tweets posted by @texttheater ever

November 20th, 2019

texttheater @derwahremawa Generell: Michael und Matthias für mich derselbe Name, ebenso Veronika und Viktoria, Vinzent und Viktor.

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 9:51 PM, Nov 20th, 2019 via Twitter for Android)

@derwahremawa Generell: Michael und Matthias für mich derselbe Name, ebenso Veronika und Viktoria, Vinzent und Viktor.

via Twitter for Android in reply to texttheater

CodeWisdom "Telling a programmer there's already a library to do X is like telling a songwriter there's already a song about love." - Pete Cordell

via Buffer (retweeted on 9:13 PM, Nov 20th, 2019 via Twitter for Android)

random_walker In machine learning we say "prediction" whether or not we’re predicting the future. This vocabulary choice is partly responsible for confusion about the power and limits of ML that I document here. Actual prediction is qualitatively & quantitatively different from other ML tasks. twitter.com/random_walker/…

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 8:26 PM, Nov 20th, 2019 via Twitter for Android)

TiniDo Wie kann DAS BITTE PASSIEREN?! twitter.com/tazgezwitscher…

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 5:29 PM, Nov 20th, 2019 via Twitter for Android)

"Mit dem Matschoverall ist das Wetter Jacke wie Hose." Well played.

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bundesamtfvs Alles klar, dann können die betroffenen Journalisten ja jetzt ganz in Ruhe aus Hamburg berichten. Glückwunsch zum gewonnen Prozess.

(hähähähä...) twitter.com/arndhenze/stat…

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 3:01 PM, Nov 20th, 2019 via Twitter for Android)

I always name my machines after four-letter Egyptian deities (ptha, apis, shai, unut…). My current laptop’s name, thot, adds another layer considering it’s a ThinkPad.

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MsOeming BERLIN FOLX! Tomorrow, 6pm: Come to @FU_Berlin & let me explain to you why I consider a moral panic 🧐 facebook.com/events/3998150… pic.twitter.com/756CTMNGGb

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 11:43 AM, Nov 20th, 2019 via Twitter Web App)

sana_ajani Do you use @code with an assistive technology? We're working on making VS Code a more accessible tool :) Please fill out this short survey and we'll be in touch with you! research.net/r/HMF275T

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 11:43 AM, Nov 20th, 2019 via Twitter Web App)

ibogost Not many people know this, but Microsoft was a metal band from 1980–1982. pic.twitter.com/8sP3dv2lU8

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 11:00 AM, Nov 20th, 2019 via Twitter Web App)

@Die_Gruenen @WikimediaDE @ACLU @unoflucht @dieLinke @guardian @techniktagebuch (Anlass: Wenn die Wikipedia eh alle paar Monate ihre extrem penetranten Spendenbanner schaltet, brauche ich Spenden an sie auch nicht zu automatisieren.)

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Habe jetzt mal alle regelmäßigen Spenden (per E-Mail) gekündigt, wo man das *nicht* mit einem leicht auffindbaren Online-Formular machen kann. Do better, @Die_Gruenen, @WikimediaDE, @ACLU. Kudos, @unoflucht, @dieLinke, @guardian. /cc @techniktagebuch

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@lenakmeth At my uni, the admins once installed Python 3 after much begging because it was needed for a computational linguistics course. So what did they alias it to? "cl". 😡

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MurrayLeeA Harrington et al. (2019) find that a group of individuals with different Englishes/L1s began to converge in their accents while stationed in Antarctica, even innovating a more fronted /ou/
asa.scitation.org/doi/10.1121/1.…

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 9:36 AM, Nov 20th, 2019 via Twitter for Android)

deviparikh tl;dr Tighten the writing before you consider what content to remove. This may seem obvious, but I've been surprised by how often folks start with the latter.

This is an example (from John Carlis, University of Minnesota). Tightening the writing can save a third of the space! pic.twitter.com/LRui6kMBYJ

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 9:20 AM, Nov 20th, 2019 via Twitter for Android)

JBM9000 Just had the impulse to 'shazam' a smell. Oh to live in 2045.

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 7:44 AM, Nov 20th, 2019 via Twitter for Android)

bcmerchant I love this so much: Worker-owned apps are rising to compete with the VC-funded, worker-exploiting behemoths

vice.com/en_us/article/… pic.twitter.com/F3myAKuLkW

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 7:39 AM, Nov 20th, 2019 via Twitter for Android)

fff_duesseldorf Die „@peteraltmaier-ist-alles-scheissegal-Karte“


Am 29.11. um 11 Uhr am Landtag! twitter.com/greenpeace_de/…

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 12:04 AM, Nov 20th, 2019 via Twitter for Android)