Joshua 😷 Bloom (@profjsb )

Joshua 😷 Bloom

Bio Astrophysics prof at @UCBerkeley; cofounder (acquired by GE); Inventor; Dad, #Tennis everything. Anti #TransparentMoon. Tweets are my own (un)doing.
Location Berkeley, CA
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Account created 02-06-2008 05:57:28
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Twitter Web App : An easy action to take (on top of more signifiant ones): set an email out of office message for June 10 explaining why you are not taking part in normal academic activity. #shutdownstem…

Twitter Web App : Thank you, Coco Gauff, for using your platform to speak to both the young and the not so young about injustice.

We stand with you and the entire black community.


iPhone : The team that created Berkeley DB has received the 2020 SIGMOD Systems award for our work. I still love that piece of software. It was a privilege to work with such an outstanding group of people.…

iPhone : “If you’re an ally, what can you do? Stand with us. Bear witness. Continue the discussion and support legal action. Refuse to accept racism in your midst, even in small ways — call out a cruel joke or rude behavior. Be brave and challenge it all.”

Twitter Web App : First the ‘Cow.’ Now, astronomers have found 2 more explosive events like it: the Koala & CSS161010. Congrats to Deanne Coppejans of Northwestern & Anna Ho of
Caltech + their teams for discovering this new class of fast blue optical transients!

Twitter Web App : It’s been 12 yrs since the robotic telescope PAIRITEL began live tweeting its observations. I miss our project tremendously but am so happy for the impact it had—providing data for >3 PhD theses and leading to over 75 refereed publications. Thanks Mt Hopkins crew & team!…

iPhone : 1984: LOGO
1986: BASIC
1992: C
1994: IDL
1995: C++/Scheme
1996: iraf
1999: Labview
2000: Tcl/Tk
2002: Python (2.2)
2015: Python (3x)…