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

October 2013

@rjurney The question remains: what are we going to do in response to this information?

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DefDist . A Defense Distributed Project: indiegogo.com/projects/bitco… Let there be dark.

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jinyoungenglund 2/5 top VC firms on Forbes’ 12th Ann. Midas List invested millions in startups @Accel @foundersfund ow.ly/qmqtQ @Forbes

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@Bronto Any interest in paying $3,000 for a prime advertising spot / supporting a startup in downtown Durham? kickstarter.com/projects/14649…

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@mikestable You, sir, are a scholar and a gentleman.

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@ameir Nah it’s good, it has some wires holding it up.

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@drewpotential @mezzoblue I really wish people would stop capitalizing the C in Bitcoin.

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@flyosity I started college right after the tech bubble burst; people said it was a poor decision to study computer science. LOLLERSKATES

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@pig_poetry Most suicide victims presumably also don’t want to die, they just think they have run out of options.

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It’s fascinating that we’re always hearing outcries about homicide rates, but almost never about suicide rates. Suicide rates are higher.

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@flyosity More proof that Bitcoin is obviously a scam.

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Sure, you COULD carve your jack-o-lantern with a knife. Or… youtube.com/watch?v=caF5aI…

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@walkerinteract Hey, I was checking out your site and noticed that you misspelled Pete Townshend’s name - en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pete_Town…

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@flyosity I currently work for The Man, but some day I hope to be The Man.

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JasonImison Don’t interrupt programmers imgur.com/xvNRKIT :)

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You should shell out the $5 to @louisck to buy “OH MY GOD.” buy.louisck.net/purchase/oh-my…

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Butterfly Labs Jalapeño Bitcoin mining ASIC. instagram.com/p/f_C0-HnkFI/

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@drewpotential @jefft Bonus point because it looks like the owner has her hand up the dog

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@pmccall777 Back in my day, we didn’t have a fancy Stack Overflow site to give us all the answers. Also, had to walk uphill both ways.

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Well, I guess that answers the question I posed a few weeks ago about pregnant women who are substance abusers. nytimes.com/2013/10/24/us/…

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Sorry, cat & pug lovers. pic.twitter.com/J3VFnk6ErP

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dcm Yes! @TheDailyShow may have done our state a little bit of good: bit.ly/18QhGDk

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When cooking with hot peppers, the trick to making a dish that burns going in but not coming out is to remove the seeds from the peppers.

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@jbeardsley my phone/service is too crappy to reliably run @waze

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My favorite minor feature of my Garmin is the realtime display of the speed limit. My least favorite feature is when it displays wrong data.

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Hey @Contactology and @IT_oLogy - you folks need to figure out your logo situation. Perhaps a duel?

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“Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms of government those entrusted with power have, in time, perverted it into tyranny.”

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Kudos to @mikestable’s Credit Card Bonanza™ for enabling us to purchase Book of Mormon tickets before they go on sale to the public!

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@WillMcAvoyACN @johnjoseph 17 out of how many schools with how many students? Rarity should be determined by relative, not absolute numbers.

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ErikVoorhees “The real value of Bitcoin lies in economies that don’t yet exist.” Bitcoin and autonomous corporations: btcgeek.com/dawn-of-autono…

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@mikestable @jefft There’s always money in the banana hammock.

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@mikestable Good question. Perhaps @DurhamSheriff can explain what’s going on here…

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@moor64 @David_Cameron Censorship is immoral. Shame on you, begging for government censorship.

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3D bioprinted liver tissue is now a thing. I love seeing tech advances in medical fields! ir.organovo.com/news/press-rel…

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@pmccall777 @mikestable @ATCDurham I can see “best sports bar” but best restaurant overall? ROFLMAO

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@flyosity We’re just getting warmed up. TO THE MOON!

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A surge of Chinese interest has pushed the asking price of 1 Bitcoin to more than $200. bitcoinwisdom.com/markets/btcchi…

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@carpedurham Well… technically not a distillery as they do not distill spirits in-house.

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Kudos to @Bitcoinfilm for showing us a unique perspective of how Bitcoin is being used to improve people’s lives. bitcoinfilm.org

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@flyosity I’ll let you know, brah. My batch arrives in a little over a month.

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Currently seeking creative names for my homemade hot sauce. It’s a vinegar & papaya base w/ ghost peppers for heat & misc spices for flavor.

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“When buying and selling are controlled by legislation, the first things to be bought and sold are legislators.” - P.J. O’Rourke

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This is a really good @TechCrunch article that explains the history of the Bitcoin mining arms race. techcrunch.com/2013/10/16/blo…

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I think engineers are more likely to reject the status quo because we are ingrained with the mindset that every system can be improved.

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@pmccall777 Of course; I’m on ALL the Big Data segments!

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Email subject: “Exciting Career Move! the TOP Big Data company!”

Recruiter’s site: dcconfidential.com

My face: nope.jpg.to/gif+r

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Good. Companies that collaborate with spy agencies deserve to be shunned. businessinsider.com/nsa-revelation…

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@pmccall777 We must set forth upon a great quest; a War on Sugar! Lock up the criminals peddling these life destroying addictive substances!

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jonmatonis Silk Road case could set bitcoin legal precedent against self-incrimination coinde.sk/1atoWlE via @coindesk

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Looks like @google is beginning to transition their web interfaces to look more like Chrome OS interfaces. I approve. pic.twitter.com/ciIrgERWKb

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The few days per year that I use the highway during rush hour reinforce my promise not to subject myself to such torment on a daily basis.

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@ReformedBroker @ericboggs @mattlynley You’d have to be an idiot to read that and think there was a real shooting. I approve.

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@Jeremy_DeGroot @mikestable @FLOTUS Scumbag govt re-opens, financial markets go down…

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ubuntu Ubuntu 13.10 OUT NOW! Download / ugrade today: ubuntu.com/download

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OH in downtown Dirty Durham: “Sometimes you just gotta spread your legs and fly!”

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@mikestable Are you switching from chatted LOLGifs to tweeted LOLtubes?

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@drewpotential Basically all of the problems I outlined earlier are a result of that centralization.

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@drewpotential I’d bet that the primary complaint Bitcoin enthusiasts have is that it’s centralized and thus controlled by a single entity.

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Ha; @Square Cash is like Bitcoin without the independent network, user privacy, irreversibility, and border agnosticism.

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ncpolicelogs 79-year-old James Colon Burns of Hickory was multitasking by pumping gas, smoking a cigar, & urinating simultaneously hickoryrecord.com/news/article_9…

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I wish I could say this is the worst recruiting email I’ve ever received. But seriously, @google, I expect better. pic.twitter.com/Az58txhak3

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@mikestable Keep fucking that chicken.

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Related: I’ve blocked 35,141 attempts to track me on the web this year. Take back some of your online privacy! abine.com/dnt

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It makes me feel dirty when I have to disable my Firefox privacy plugins in order to test the app feature I’m currently developing.

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cutting TorSearch: a search engine for the hidden web built using Nutch. chrismacnaughton.com/blog/2013/09/1…

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The #5 Alexa ranked web giant, Baidu, has announced that it is now accepting as a payment option. translate.google.com/translate?sl=z…

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Maybe it’s just me, but it seems distasteful to call a “sexual assault investigation” a “sexual assault probe.”

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@pig_poetry Tales from the Bus Station?

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Currently accepting bets on how long after the opening of the American Tobacco Trail Bridge until someone is attacked abclocal.go.com/wtvd/story?sec…

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Gatlinburg, TN may be the whitest town I’ve ever visited.

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@drewpotential Because I don’t see how learning about fashion is going to allow me to change the world / build a business.

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Rode 700 miles in the past two days on a sport bike. I should found the Iron Crotch Association.

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ncpolicelogs A trucker passing through Wilson told police his wallet was stolen when he paid a woman to avoid having sex with her. wilsontimes.com/News/Feature/S…

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EFF Shut down: NSA FOIA dept; Privacy & Civil Liberties Oversight Board; now DNI’s NSA Review Group. Not shut down: Spying on innocent people.

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@pmccall777 Learn to savor the flavor.

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ncpolicelogs ABC News’ “20/20” set up a speed trap in Raleigh, NC - and caught a number of speeding LEOs. Shameful, @NCSHP! news.yahoo.com/video/police-c…

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Introducing @bitwasp, an open source marketplace with a focus on anonymity and security. github.com/Bit-Wasp/BitWa…

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The Simpsons Treehouse of Horror XXIV has a segment in Dr. Suess format that is amaaaaazing.

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celispj Holy crap, @bitpay is moving towards a Saas model with 0% transaction costs! Fiat currency system == finished. bitpay.com/pricing

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CraigElimeliah The FBI can’t seize Ulbricht’s Bitcoin fortune because it’s encrypted. businessinsider.com/fbi-struggles-…

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Bitcoin is the red pill. youtube.com/watch?v=GZDfpX…

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@rjurney Scumbag govt shuts down, closes parks & social programs, keeps domestic spying & wars of aggression running full tilt.

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Would it be unreasonable to charge a pregnant woman with child abuse if she’s a heavy drinker / smoker / substance abuser?

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@danlowe @tublitzed Agree. Great day for a ride!

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@okcupid Are you ever going to post any more interesting analyses of your user data? That’s the only reason I ever followed you. :-|

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BigDataBorat Estimate of MongoDB’s value vary, one replica say $700m, one replica say $1.2 billion, one replica say 1.5 billion.

via Mobile Web (M5) (retweeted on 9:41 AM, Oct 4th, 2013 via web)

ncpolicelogs A woman escaped from her car when the would-be robbers argued over who would hold the gun, according to Lumberton PD. fayobserver.com/articles/2013/…

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Twitter files for $1B IPO through Goldman Sachs. On track for $500M in revenue this year. sec.gov/Archives/edgar…

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@SteveStreza @flyosity Fact: the woman was unarmed; the only shots fired were by those heroic police officers. washingtonpost.com/politics/polic…

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@flyosity You really need to watch last night’s episode of South Park.

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@ameir you should check out the Nasher museum - they have an Islamic art exhibit right now with some Syrian pieces

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@SteveStreza @flyosity Fact checking; you no has it.

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The sales pipeline is directly applicable to dating. pic.twitter.com/b2wH6PqL9U

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@flyosity Macro blogging? Ain’t nobody got time for that!

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The plus side of Feds doxxing Dread Pirate Roberts and seizing SR is that it will prove to the haters that Bitcoin is larger than Silk Road.

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Lesson learned: if you run a massive underground drug market, don’t live in a country with draconian drug laws.

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@pig_poetry @pmccall777 I heard that there aren’t any competitors in 5ks these days anyway.

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@drewpotential Nope, but looks interesting…

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TheBikingBrewer Fun fact: there are 400 legal distilleries in the US, and 28,000 in southern Germany alone.

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LeoShane Tons of applause as the WWII vets from Miss. storm their memorial. Park police on the way. pic.twitter.com/31UGU7MRry

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@pmccall777 @drewpotential The people who own the majority of the market are about as far from govt employees as you can get.

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