Women are not going to tweet on Friday – nor am I

Women are boycotting Twitter on Friday to protest how the social media site doesn’t protect them from abuse. It all started with this tweet from@justkelly_ok.

others wayed in.
Tomorrow (Friday the 13th) will be the first day in over 10 years that I won’t tweet. Join me. #WomenBoycottTwitter pic.twitter.com/xoEt5Bwj5s

– Alyssa Milano (@Alyssa_Milano) October 13, 2017 Ladies. Let’s do this. #WomenBoycottTwitter . Not because of hate but because I love this platform and know it can be better.

– christine teigen (@chrissyteigen) October 13, 2017 Actors Mark Ruffalo , Terry Crews and Michael Ian Black are among the dozens of men who have pledged to join the virtual #WomenBoycottTwitter demonstration.

I stand with the women. No more tweets for me too. #WomenBoycottTwitter

– terrycrews (@terrycrews) October 13, 2017 Tomorrow I follow the Women. #WomenBoycottTwitter

– Mark Ruffalo (@MarkRuffalo) October 13, 2017 Y’all know I know I’m addicted to this site. I will be joining the boycott. #WomenBoycottTwitter https://t.co/4YMrxneb0C

– Michael Ian Black (@michaelianblack) October 13, 2017 The protest was sparked by Twitter’s temporary suspension of McGowan’s account earlier this week.
So, let me declare to you now. As of 7:28 am on October 13, 2017 I shall not tweet, nor share a singgle blog post on the micro-blogging service for one day.
It should be noted that when a blog post is posted to my wordpress account it is also posted to my Twitter account unless I stop that feature.
It isn’t fare how some women are treated on Twitter and those who say offal things (about weight, looks, and werse things) are given a free pass to continue. So, I shall not tweet for an entire day.


A friend of mine has a question about #math and #voice #dictation – I don’t have an answer.

A friend of mine wrote on Facebook of an issue that seems to frustrate her. She is looking for a device that can aid her in making math content pop up in text form by only using her voice. This is what she wrote:
“Hello math/technology people. Do any of you know of some great voice recognition math software? I’m studying calculus right now with extremely limited hand function, and have an onslaught of homework to get through. I currently use voice recognition for all of my other classes and for writing papers, but my current set-up doesn’t recognize math words. I would LOVE to be able to say f'(x) = [sec^2(theta)][-sin(theta)] and have it magically turn into text.” Can anyone help her?
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People on twitter messed with the @FBIAlbuquerque account and it was awesome!

The idea was simple – send out a tweet that talked about a program about internship and ask people to reply with the questions they had.
Well, people replied with the questions they had – most were not about the internship.
Today is the day! Join us for our live chat to answer all your questions about the #FBI Honors Internship: 2-4pm EDT 11-1 PDT #FBIHonors pic.twitter.com/WBi9J3mZKR

– FBI Albuquerque (@FBIAlbuquerque) September 27, 2017
Check out a sampling of the wildest queries below:

Would you recommend that I settle in Albuquerque? Wanna set a shop for a blue product that I make. I am chemist teacher. Final cancer stage. Hows your relations with DEA over there ?

– Steven Jones (@jonesteven) September 27, 2017 Badger and Skinny Pete are still on the loose.

– Dan Zimmerman (@STL_t_rav) September 27, 2017 how much of Breaking Bad was real

– Caroline McCarthy (@caro) September 27, 2017 TELL US THE TRUTH BEHIND ROSWELL I KNOW WHAT YOU DID

– Atticus Goldfinch (@AtticusGF) September 27, 2017 Where can one obtain $9,980 in non-sequential twenties? Asking for a friend.

– Cranky Gordon (@CrankyGordon) September 27, 2017 Where in the hell is D. B. Cooper???

– jimi (@cebumadman) September 27, 2017 aliens? Don’t fave this if they exist.

– Amna (@AGlasgowGirl) September 27, 2017 can you confirm that avril lavigne died in 2003 and was replaced with a lookalike

– [insert wave emoji] (@WilldeFries) September 27, 2017 Does Alexa report to the FBI?

– Lou Meigs (@loumeigs1) September 27, 2017 Which particular Communist organizations would be a problem for a recruit?

– Fred N. (@LesserFrederick) September 27, 2017 Are the rumors true that you guys know where Elvis is hiding?

– Charles Bukowski (@jdawson70) September 27, 2017 Who does number 2 work for

– Chris (@Cra8456) September 27, 2017 Why did you guys screw over the Baltimore PD at the end of Season 2 of The Wire?

– Sopan Deb (@SopanDeb) September 27, 2017 Have you gotten to go to a crime scene yet and say “who’s in charge here? Not anymore, this is FBI jurisdiction now! to the local cops?

– JT (@ElPolloLoco60) September 27, 2017

I just followed @ava you ought to as well

I just followed Ava DuVernay (@ava) on Twitter. Why? Because Rowan Blanchard (@rowanblanchard) follows her and from what I’ve seen she’s cool. This is her bio ht @ava on Twitter: Los Angeles
Mother of 9: Wrinkle in Time, 13TH, Queen Sugar, Selma, Venus Vs, Middle of Nowhere, I Will Follow, My Mic Sounds Nice, This is The Life

She has 10,739 people she’s following and 1,095,644 who are following her. I’ll make it easy for you.

Musing on a facebook post

I was skimming through Facebook when I saw this post.
“Women spend more time wondering what men are thinking than men spend thinking. – name withheld. ___

I don’t know if this person made that up themselves or quoted it from someone else, but aside from the general tone of the post it is thought provoking when I apply the quote to myself.
I think a lot about many things. Many of these things are deep and thought provoking. So, if this phrase is true – Women spend more time wondering what men are thinking than men spend thinking – then my Girl Friend is wondering what I am thinking 72 hours a day.

otherwise may not have been the best diction for your tweet Ivanka Trump

On Tuesday Ivanka Trump – the first daughter of President Trump – wrote an odd dictioned tweet.
After watching her father speak at the United Nations General Assembly, Ivanka, 35, took to her social media pages to share a photo of herself holding her new nephew Luke in Trump Tower, writing: ‘Cuddling my little nephew Luke… the best part of an otherwise incredible day! Otherwise means: something or anything else : something to the contrary. So, does this mean you didn’t like holding your nefu?

the new apple watch turns sifi to reality

The bran new Apple Watch is out and sifi fans are happy. You can now make calls on it without the need for an IPhone to be near.
“This has been our vision from the beginning,” Chief Operating Officer Jeff Williams said at the launch event.
“Now you can go for a run with just your watch and still be connected. It’s really nice to know you can be reached if needed.

Per Reuters: “To be sure, Samsung Electronics Co Ltd has sold smart watches with mobile data connectivity since 2014, but the first devices were bulky and suffered from poor battery life because the data connection consumed extra power. They also require a separate phone number.
Apple claims its new Series 3, on the other hand, will have up to 18 hours of battery life and is just a fraction of a millimeter thicker that its previous Series 2. And it will have the same phone number as a customer’s iPhone, which will still be required for the initial set up of the watch.
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