Machine curated list of the best Twitter links

Take the #PeoplesOath

Create an oath at to declare that no one can violate rights guaranteed to us by the Constitution. #Peop…[via]

Earth Sets a Temperature Record for the Third Straight Year - The New York Times

Nothing to add. [via]

Gizmodo on Twitter: "Your smartphone becomes the grillmaster with this new wi-fi BBQ https://t.co/uVh9lIyxsn https://t.co/uDleoxe19N"

we used to send people to the moon [via]

DFTBA - The Nerdwriter

Finally. Nerdwriter t-shirts on sale at DFTBA. Buy them here: [via]

Hyperart: Thomasson

A 'Thomasson' is an architectural relic which is useless yet still maintained. …[via]

Trump National Security Team Gets a Slow Start - The New York Times

We are just in a remarkable moment. [via]

Betsy DeVos’s Education Hearing Erupts Into Partisan Debate - The New York Times

Oh man. [via]

Fonts by Haley Fiege

I made a super useful new font. - [via]

Japanese toilet industry agrees to standardize complex bidet controls - The Verge

Japanese toilet industry agrees to standardize complex bidet controls [via]

http://www.vox.com/2017/1/17/14297830/affordable-care-act-more-popular?utm_campaign=vox&utm_content=chorus&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter

New poll: the Affordable Care Act is now more popular than ever [via]

U.S. sues Oracle, alleges salary and hiring discrimination | Reuters

U.S. sues Oracle, alleges salary and hiring discrimination [via]

TFW You Fall Out of Love With “Like” – Magenta

“What a strange way to live, constantly commodifying one’s own inner world.” — @leighalexander [via]

Remember when 2014 was the hottest year on record? Then 2015? Well, now it’s 2016. - Vox

Remember when 2014 was the hottest year on record? Then 2015? Well, now it’s 2016: [via]

Edward Snowden on Twitter: "In five more months, you will be free. Thank you for what you did for everyone, Chelsea. Stay strong a while longer! https://t.co/PaLvJDvDbl"

Let it be said here in earnest, with good heart: Thanks, Obama. [via]

No school tax means Bethlehem businesses pocket $18.2M | lehighvalleylive.com

PA wants to eliminate school property taxes, effectively saving corporations millions while burdening citizens: [via]

Humans aren’t the only great apes that can ‘read minds’ | Science | AAAS

Not all cognition is human: we aren’t the only apes who can figure out what others are thinking [via]

Introducing PIX on Windows (beta) – PIX

Introducing PIX for Windows Beta. #gamedev #indiedev #optimizeyourcode[via]

Tom Hiddleston’s ‘mystery brunette’ not a new girlfriend | Page Six

At least one good & genuinely funny thing has happened this year: [via]

Donald J. Trump on Twitter: "People are pouring into Washington in record numbers. Bikers for Trump are on their way. It will be a great Thursday, Friday and Saturday!"

Washington is pretty quiet. Local police are planning for half as many people as for Obama's first. [via]

Pro Rata - Axios

Hunch this will happen w/some frequency. [via]

Snowden Does Not Deserve the Threat He Faces - The New York Times

Snowden Does Not Deserve the Threat He Faces [via]

A Seat at the Table Syllabus

Take a seat at the table. A joint effort of @ELLEmagazine scholars, @AJCCenter @CandiceBenbow htt…[via]

Trump is using targeted Facebook ads to woo more people to his inauguration party - The Verge

Trump is using targeted Facebook ads to woo more people to his inauguration party [via]

Rust vs. Go

Rust vs. Go [via]

The hidden reason Republicans are so eager to repeal Obamacare - Vox

The hidden reason Republicans are so eager to repeal Obamacare [via]

Why one of Obama’s favorite programs isn’t going away - The Washington Post

As @POTUS prepares to leave the White House, what now for #mybrotherskeeper? [via]

The GOP is sabotaging itself by confirming weak Cabinet nominees like Betsy DeVos - Vox

This is correct, and Republicans would be wise to heed it: [via]

Cory Doctorow novel to Head of Zeus | The Bookseller

.@HoZ_Books has bought a new science-fiction novel by author and blogger Cory @doctorow: [via]

PyTorch

Facebook open sources PyTorch [via]

Measure raises $15 million to fly drones as a service for other companies | TechCrunch

Measure raises $15 million to fly drones as a service for other companies by @lorakolodny https://t…[via]

Sarah Reese Jones on Twitter: "The fierceness of the Save Obamacare movement is surprising Republicans and the media."

It turns out that when you try to kill people, they get upset. [via]

IUD demand has risen 900 percent since the election, Planned Parenthood says.

IUD demand has risen 900 percent since the election, Planned Parenthood says: [via]

Death Cab For Cutie - Brothers on a Hotel Bed feat. Lauren Mayberry - Firefly Festival 2016 HD - YouTube

Laureen Mayberry of CHVRCHES performing Brothers on a Hotel Bed with Death Cab for Cutie is the best. [via]

Adam Grant: Are you a giver or a taker? | TED Talk | TED.com

Success is not about competition-- it's about contribution. My new @TEDTalks on givers and takers: [via]

A prankster tried to troll Fox News live on air. It’s the strangest thing you’ll see on cable news. - Vox

This was weird. [via]

Abandoned American theme park in Japan: A warning? — Tokyo Times

violent ends [via]

Griefer hacks baby monitor, terrifies toddler with spooky voices / Boing Boing

Griefer hacks baby monitor, terrifies toddler with spooky voice #1yrago [via]

Slack on Twitter: "Why the excitement about today? Glad you asked. Today’s the day we’re launching Threads. Mhm. Threads. https://t.co/y5F4QJKj8n https://t.co/XoEqQRA7RB"

we did it 🎉 [via]

From Headline to Photograph, a Fake News Masterpiece - The New York Times

fascinating/horrifying story of how a fake news site became a lucrative success: [via]

Nikki Haley, Trump’s pick for UN ambassador, doesn’t sound anything like Trump - Vox

The foreign policy emerging from Tillerson, Mattis, Haley, and others doesn't look or sound much like Trumpism: [via]

Iceland knows how to stop teen substance abuse but the rest of the world isn’t listening | Mosaic

Iceland knows how to stop teen substance abuse [via]

GOP targets landmark Endangered Species Act for big changes - Chicago Tribune

this is fucking evil [via]

Obamacare in Trump country - YouTube

A new, must-watch documentary from @johnnywharris on Obamacare in Kentucky. [via]

Van Jones on Twitter: "If you can’t make it to Washington D.C. join a Sister March near you. Make history. https://t.co/mJnwyKRhcg #WhyIMarch"

I'll be at the SF march. Hope to see all of you locals there. [via]

Bay Area housing: A down payment here costs as much as a whole house, nationally

A Silicon Valley down payment could buy you an entire house in much of the U.S [via]

Are We There Yet? | NewNowNext

Are We There Yet? #dallas #lgbt @truthinprogress #selmatostonewall #intersectionality @visitlgbtdal…[via]

Full transcript of interview with Donald Trump | News | The Times & The Sunday Times

Trump was asked if he has any heroes. Answer: [via]

CHIZZY — Home

NOPE 4" x 4" vinyl stickers available at [via]

I Have a Dream: 1963 | Shorpy Historic Picture Archive

King’s speech, as seen by Lincoln. (via ) [via]

Hinged dissection - Wikipedia

Hinged dissections from triangle to square, then to hexagon, then back again to triangle. https://t.c…[via]

The Paperfuge: A 20-Cent Device That Could Transform Health Care | WIRED

🎥 Who said that healthcare tools can't be made out of paper? [via]

Megaphone: A Modern Podcasting Platform by Panoply

New podcast! @KeithEllison gets very specific on what he wants to do as DNC chair: [via]

David Edelsohn - RISC-V port accepted for inclusion in GCC

RISC-V port accepted for inclusion in GCC [via]

Microsoft Veteran Will Help Run Chinese Search Giant Baidu - Bloomberg

Congratulations to both Baidi and Qi Lu on a spectacular partnership! 很好我的朋友!Hen hao wo de pengyou! v…[via]

Loic Le Meur on Twitter: "Talking Chatbots: Louisa Mesnard & Roxanne Varza https://t.co/o1gtecUF6T"

Thank you so much @loic & @roxannevarza ! See you in April :) [via]

What the next few years look like for VR – Kyle Russell – Medium

As I wrote here: pretty much the best case for mobile VR this year is that OEMs give away Daydrea…[via]

VICE News on Twitter: "North Korean defectors are becoming social media stars in South Korea https://t.co/iwfyauesDv https://t.co/NeO13UQUx9"

Fascinating segment: [via]

Unity 3D & VR Development Firm & Consultants | thoughtbot

the page I've been working on is live~ love 2 evangelize 3D development [via]

How the standard, high-quality disaster-relief tarpaulin came to be / Boing Boing

How the standard, high-quality disaster-relief tarpaulin came to be #1yrago [via]

Republican Men Say It’s a Better Time to Be a Woman Than a Man - The New York Times

this is a real headline I read today: "Republican Men Say It’s a Better Time to Be a Woman Than a Man" via @clairecm[via]

Ross Andersen on Twitter: "How FamilyTreeNow makes stalking easy (great reporting from @kavehwaddell, including the bit below) https://t.co/Lozuz7EzE5 https://t.co/sqIpegLdTH"

How FamilyTreeNow makes stalking easy (great reporting from @kavehwaddell, including the bit below)… [via]

defstartup/why-rethinkdb-failed.md at master · coffeemug/defstartup · GitHub

Rethinkdb Postmortem [via]

Book giveaway for The H-Spot: The Feminist Pursuit of Happiness by Jill Filipovic Jan 13-Feb 13, 2017

#Giveaway for #HSpot by @JillFilipovic is now open. Enter to win! @nationbooks …[via]

Megaphone: A Modern Podcasting Platform by Panoply

Final Weeds podcast of the Obama era: [via]