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I find it elitist when people insult followers with a low follow count. I also try to reply to people. But I’ll make an exception for something clogging my mentions today. I don’t get why people reply to trolls who created their account 2 months ago and have <100 followers.
TROLL: “Starz doing DMCA takedowns of news stories about torrent networks is within copyright law allowances!”

ACTUAL COPYRIGHT EXPERTS: “Um, not even close. Even if it was a hyperlink it is fine.”

TROLL:
I honestly do try to reply to everything I see. “I see” is doing a lot more work here since my follower count shot up in January. I’m on here to interact and Twitter has gotten harder for me to use in that regard.
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Let’s do it.
Goals of workshop:
1) What is the current state of the field - what do we already know?
2) What are the funded near-future plans? What might we know soon?
3) What are the potential future advances that could be important?
4) How can NASA help?
Intro by @Astro_Wright - what are technosignatures?

(Autocorrect has no idea what to do with the word ‘technosignatures’ if you get even a single letter wrong.)
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OK, if you're following #nebrasummit , I'm wrote up some stuff* re the @RasputitsaRide section from earlier
*stuff being long rambling Kramer fashion Tweeting, because promoting doesn't have to be complicated but a complete understanding helps
First: Go read this:

Wrote up what seems like a random topic because a separate example can be helpful in getting people to see the forest through the trees
this should be an appropriate enough background to talk about why Rasputitsa was such a weird foreign body at #nebrasummit today. I'm sure y'all have your own perspectives on how to talk about Customer Empathy BUT ATTEND AND WRITE YOUR OWN TWEETS NEXT TIME
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It's time: #Godzilla v. #Destoroyah! Scientist 2 meddling kids: First u warn me to not make an oxygen destroyer. Now U want me to make one! #kidsthesedays @Elreynetwork #kaiju
I said I could make one. I didn't say it would be easy. #Godzilla v. #Destoroyah @Elreynetwork #kaiju
Ooh-this movie ha=is #graphic sensitive viewers' warning! @Elreynetwork on the scourge of magamonster violence. #Killitwithfire #Kaiju #cadmiummissles #Godzilla
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Amid all the lovely #humblebrag posts in our timelines, think of the #LawStudents trying to decode the language used by referees in legal directories, to find out about firms/chambers and their lawyers... [1/n]
'wealth of experience' = [equity partner nearing retirement]

'massively improved its positioning' = [hired a marketing Svengali with directory contacts]

'Rising star' = [desperate for partnership, and will use this as ammunition]
'Friendly' = [unworried by a firm's time-recording system]

'Pro-active' = [charges for work in solving problems which haven't yet arisen]

'Engages in ADR' = [a convert to mediation after a swingeing adverse costs order and a client complaint]
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I have made my @BillableHour16 donation! (billablehour.org). #Humblebrag approaching. Nice things about me in #Legal500 for Civil Liberties and Human Rights (I suppose that wasn't very humble)
This for Inquests and Inquiries #humblebrag #legal500 @BillableHour16. Whoever said this, thank you - I'll try to be meaner next time
And this for Public and Administrative Law
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February 2014

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The idea of “Attaboy” was for makers to share what they are working on and keeping each other motivated throughout the development process.

It was email-based and never got any attraction.

Seems familiar though, right? 🤔🚧
Later that month (2014)

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A mock-up for a mobile app. I figured maybe email wasn’t the right medium. I never built the app though. Didn’t have the coding skills nor market validation.
February 2015 (a year later)

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You can’t tell from the cryptic copy in the design mock-up, but this was an iteration of the same idea.

I got it fully built, but it proved to be over-engineered and I never felt it was good enough to launch. 🤷‍♂️
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1/ #NixHearing opens tense as he attempts to make a statement while @DamianCollins asserts Q&A format. Soon asked how he felt about Channel4 undercover films. He blamed representation on editing of “hypotheticals” but @JoStevensLabour reads CA statement when he was suspended.
2/ @JoStevensLabour asking about the ethics of the CA/SCL reads brochure text of their ability to manipulate SEO on political opponents. @DamianCollins asks about Ukrainian girls: “that works very well” Nix: “that was a lie to impress the client.” #NixHearing
3/ @DamianCollins asks about brochure for Mongolian candidates that offered infiltration and sting services. @pow_rebecca asks about SCL offering the “dark arts” and Nix does the whataboutism on Channel4 equating journalistic practice as falsely equivalent. #NixHearing
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There are two things that have helped me build my freelance business and nearly triple the salary I had in my in-house role less than one year ago: relationships and positioning. 1/
Relationships aren't an immediate gain either. I've never gone into meeting someone expecting that they would turn around and do something for me. That's called a transaction, not a relationship.
Real relationships are built from a place of "how can I help *you*?" or "this person is interesting to me". Going into new relationships with people under these two circumstances has yielded incredible results. 3/
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