Wyatt Schrepfer of Trinidad, Colorado, did not notice when a tornado snuck up on him, because he was playing loud music while mowing weeds on a tractor in his parents' driveway. "I had my headphones on," said Schrepfer, 18.
KRDO-TV, Colorado interviewed him here.
"It was coming in on my over my left shoulder so I didn't really see it."
"The hood of the tractor blew up and when I stood up to pull it back down, my hat flew off in the direction of the tornado, so I turned and saw it. My first reaction was to take cover."
The National Weather Service rated the tornado as an EF-1 on the Enhanced Fujita Scale--capable of producing winds of up to 110 miles per hour. One indication of its strength: broken power poles in the area.
I asked Amy Parness, the co-founder of Sparkle Labs, maker of fantastic educational electronics kits, to write a Medium post about gender and the business of being a maker business person. Her terrific essay calls out the problems with “pink girly engineering kits.” From Medium:
Zero UI is the new term for “invisible interfaces”—what happens in the future when all the clicking and tapping and typing is history: “If you look at the history of computing, starting with the jacquard loom in 1801, humans have always had to interact with machines in a really abstract, complex way.” [Fast Company]
CEO Dick Costolo will resign, to be replaced in the interim by Jack Dorsey
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