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[liberationtech] Should we start a new Stanford liberationtech-news list?

Yosem Companys companys at stanford.edu
Sun Feb 19 12:57:26 PST 2017


This is great, Rick. Thank you.

Last night I found one called "If @user tweets, send me a daily mail" on
IFTTT, and that is the one I used today. But if we can do something better
than that, by all means!

Thanks,
Yosem

On Sun, Feb 19, 2017 at 12:53 PM, Rick Valenzuela <lists at rickv.com> wrote:

> What do you want the format to look like? You can pull out the data in
> JSON format, but the basic get writes out all the metadata associated
> with the tweet.
> I cobbled together a Python script here: https://gist.github.com/rveebl
> efetzer/0f65c6d9ebcee640f33d18f9585af03f
>
> (Note that you need to put in your own API/OAuth info)
>
> Right now it takes the last 10 tweets from the account and puts them
> into a text file as JSON. With a little more info, it could be written
> to parse that and output the details you need in the format you'd
> prefer.
> I could put this up in a repo, if others want to tweak and test it.
> Time's a little tight for me right now, but I can take a whack at it
> here and there.
>
> Best,
> Rick
>
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>
> On Sat, Feb 18, 2017 at 02:40:53PM -0800, Yosem Companys wrote:
>
>> OK, so how about we create a digest of the day's Tweets on @Liberationtech
>> and send them every morning? Then subscribers will receive one email a day
>> and decide if any of the tweets are worth discussing.
>>
>> Does anyone know of a good app that does this? I've found a lot of apps
>> online that claim to do so, but the majority are dead.
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Yosem
>>
>> On Sun, Feb 5, 2017 at 4:21 PM, Andrés Pacheco <alps6085 at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>> I'm all for more news, total, aren't we swamped with spam already as it
>>> is? So libre tech news from the twitter feed would help improve the ratio
>>> of spam to good stuff in our inbox.
>>>
>>> Tagging is for sissies and I assume this list is full of superduper smart
>>> techies nerds that don't need no stinking badges to filter classify sort
>>> autodeletearchivefile incoming email, oh god how much I miss now emacs
>>> mhmail, "la última Coca-Cola del desierto, or isn't it?😈
>>>
>>> BTW I'm unemployed starting 2 days gym now svdcresfy to join the
>>> resistance, drop me a live if you have something anywhere that you might
>>> think would interest me in the world of ICT4-dev-social/migrant/youth/
>>> anybody's
>>> Justice etc
>>>
>>> Regards | Saludos,
>>>
>>> Andrés Leopoldo Pacheco Sanfuentes
>>> <alps at acm.org>
>>>
>>> > On Feb 5, 2017, at 2:59 PM, José María Mateos <chema at rinzewind.org>
>>> wrote:
>>> >
>>> > On Sun, Feb 05, 2017 at 03:41:18PM +0100, carlo von lynX wrote:
>>> >>> - I'd rather have two mailing lists only: one for discussions (all
>>> >>> type   of discussions) and one for announcements. If everything goes
>>> >>> into the   same list, at least have the announcements clearly tagged
>>> >>> so they can   be easily filtered.
>>> >>
>>> >> Okay, but please start with a clone of the subscriptions
>>> >> so we don't have to manually subscribe both to recreate
>>> >> the status quo.
>>> >>
>>> >> Also, please put an automatic Reply-To: in the announcements
>>> >> that leads to the discussion list. I personally would still
>>> >> merge both streams into the same folder because I find it
>>> >> interesting whenever libtech people have a comment to add to
>>> >> a piece of news.
>>> >
>>> > Agree with this.
>>> >
>>> >>>   - An e-mail with news every 10 minutes may be too much. Wouldn't
>>> >>> it be   better to have a daily news digest of some sort? Then anyone
>>> >>> could   start a discussion based on it.
>>> >>
>>> >> I guess most of us absorb the "news" by just grasping what
>>> >> the subject line says, then decide what is worth digging
>>> >> into. A digest format would impede that kind of fast absorption.
>>> >> Anyone who prefers digests can still choose the digest feature
>>> >> of the mailing list software... right?
>>> >
>>> > Yes, as long as the Twitter news is sent to a list that doesn't include
>>> the discussions per se (or are flagged with a [Twitter] tag in the
>>> subject
>>> line so they can be filtered.)
>>> >
>>> > Cheers,
>>> >
>>> > JMM.
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