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Lea Verou @LeaVerou Boston, MA

HCI researcher @MIT_CSAIL, @CSSWG IE, @CSSSecretsBook author, Ex @W3C staff. Made @mavoweb @prismjs @dabblet. I ♥ standards, code, design, UX, life!

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Joined Twitter 2/27/09


Me and my friend Farnaz at #chi2018 Context: Farnaz is Iranian and cannot leave the US to join us in Montreal, so… https://t.co/9Fklfx6ngG
4/24
2018
@thehacksaw Interesting but depressing data. Lack of inclusiveness, by the data was clearly old. Speaker was inadeq… https://t.co/3WgBpZD73SReally glad to see more and more conferences offering subsidized on-site childcare and welcoming parents with small… https://t.co/mqB4sCiaZx
4/23
2018
@_bwright_ @JulesAcherontea @DCComm As an actual Greek person I find this kind of thing very confusing. Fraternity/sorority names too. @JulesAcherontea @DCComm The misappropriation of Greek characters must be stopped.
Retweeted by Lea VerouBeyoncé you're a queen but you're not BSUTHNCS. https://t.co/vcOVkZARe5
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4/22
2018
@Sprintax_USA Still waiting. Am I ever going to get a response? Hello? Anyone there?
4/21
2018
THIS. Never blame the user. If the majority of people can’t use what you made, it’s not their fault, it’s your faul… https://t.co/PYmIlx7Fsl
4/20
2018
@LeaVerou Shopify publishes an updated-daily JS file (not JSON, because it also includes a trivial converter functi… https://t.co/RgdTyPXdS6
Retweeted by Lea Verou @AmeliasBrain Do you want to post a corrected tweet so I can RT? @AmeliasBrain Oh, that might be useful! Thanks! @cagrimmett Not really, as it's for a serverless app. @cagrimmett This is great, but doesn't seem to have exchange rates :(Does anyone maintain a free CORS-enabled static JSON file of world exchange rates? I don't care how often it's upda… https://t.co/fxQbdJGN5S @jalbertbowdenii Damn, I didn't clarify I meant exchange rates. :( Thanks though!
4/19
2018
@Sprintax_USA Still waiting btw. @BlackDevLife @probablyup Not everyone can sleep with a sleep mask. And here we’re not talking about my desire to s… https://t.co/GvNhryhYqd @probablyup I'm sure the flight would be more comfortable for the person next to me if I let them stretch into my s… https://t.co/xX391n4jOx @probablyup What's wrong with that? Seats are made to recline. Just recline yours too. @JohnBristowe @clemensv Yes, I love these! But still rare :( @cagrimmett If there's a time where the lights turn off, windows get closed, and people start sleeping, then don't… https://t.co/75O0F43jfM @cramforce @rwaldron YESSS. I love that! Can't wait until the feature propagates to all used planes. It's like wait… https://t.co/y06MX3sSnsA special place in hell is reserved for people who open plane windows during that time in longhaul flights the plan… https://t.co/WJqq9TQqllNumber of people who go bankrupt every year due to medical bills: France: 0 Japan: 0 Germany: 0 Britain: 0 Canada:… https://t.co/x4XCkWyidW
Retweeted by Lea VerouI've had this experience over and over again: 1. I explain to non-academic friends how the scholarly publishing bus… https://t.co/tWrq1PAmGV
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4/18
2018
@BenLeggiero Send a pull request! @Sprintax_USA I sent an email to hello@sprintax.com since the live chat isn't working. Hoping to get a response bef… https://t.co/mb0Z5KsB6t @Sprintax_USA Your live chat isn't working. "click here" opens the chat popup briefly, then the whole page reloads… https://t.co/55PinPUwi1 @Cayas_Software @pro_cessor This.
4/17
2018
@ireaderinokun Co-inventor, the other one is Bert Bos :) @babsgosgens @ChiaraAliotta I still love the smell of cigarettes (if I’m not eating). I always did, even as a kid, before trying smoking. :( @ChiaraAliotta @babsgosgens Aw I’m sorry, that sucks. I didn’t want people smoking near me when I’m eating even whe… https://t.co/BL25bVwOK5 @ChiaraAliotta @babsgosgens Surprised to hear that. In my experience, at least in good restaurants in Athens, smoki… https://t.co/csAfp5DvBdGreat, now Twitter is full of racist old people living in the shires telling us that Enoch Powell was right because… https://t.co/CfMP8t57q7
Retweeted by Lea VerouActually, I am more worried by the amount of racists that I see crowd our land. https://t.co/EYlzXHb4xl
Retweeted by Lea VerouHey guys, I know I usually just post shitty jokes on my Twitter but bear with me because I wanted to share somethin… https://t.co/akgh4o7wNy
Retweeted by Lea Verou @wycats We have both! There’s the continuous Editor’s Drafts and the stable TR publications which have made sure to… https://t.co/R2OuLTwZ6b @wycats Can you please elaborate on what you mean by W3C bureaucracy? Cause things like Dispositions of Comments mi… https://t.co/jIc6YxseXQMother is at work. Father is deployed in Syria. Kid misses his school bus so he goes to a neighbor's house for hel… https://t.co/WfCNmIUKOV
Retweeted by Lea Verou @VAggrippino @csssecretsbook can help, there’s a lot about gradients and patterns in it!
4/15
2018
I told someone it was too dark for rainbows, but they told me they are there, you just can't see them. I know they… https://t.co/uk2nxyhDHc
Retweeted by Lea Verou @will_hancock Facilitating future procreation was one of my main reasons for quitting so no need to justify what yo… https://t.co/BcVr48zS2X
4/14
2018
Digging Secrets of CSS in @csssecretsbook. Thanks, @LeaVerou for making the web better! Recommended for every CSS N… https://t.co/cihQycLMCd
Retweeted by Lea Verou @phproberto @babsgosgens Congrats! Try Keto for the weight. It’s healthier, tasty, and you are never hungry. @Kimala1116 @metaprinter @ThereWillBeGin @M_roze I actually love this kind of creative food, I just thought the ori… https://t.co/MMLEAM4ozq @dimsav @jpburns You will need to be more specific if you’re actually asking a question and would like an answer.Translation: “I take for granted and benefit from other people’s open source work, but not only do I refuse to give… https://t.co/GQJADErv4MChefs seem obsessed with removing more and more of the original structure of foods: Salmon mousse Basil foam Straw… https://t.co/fcArkMq5Fa
Retweeted by Lea Verou @jpburns "Bring up genitalia"? Wow, talk about missing the point. Does the word penis make you feel uncomfortable J… https://t.co/bLrEJd5737 @vinchubang Sorry, I don't see the multiple borders? Looks more like (beautiful) use cases for border-image, which already exists… @xcambar @kevdog "So aggressive" because I told you to read my other responses because I've already answered your q… https://t.co/ihhriDKZSY @xcambar @kevdog Check out the rest of my replies. I won’t spend time retyping them because you’re too lazy to look. @RonaldsVilcins I use Joyetech Unimax. The vapor is very good and it’s not huge like some others but the UI is terr… https://t.co/tYmHA8SxCE @durgaswaroop No. Especially if 0 nicotine. Some people claim that we don’t yet know, but compare that to cigarette… https://t.co/D5IfbEm72l @jpburns Wow, do you really need this kind of penis measuring? Does it make you feel superior? To answer your quest… https://t.co/L2eNxzCw3s @ironlionryan Yup, same here. I went to 0 to prove I can and then 1.5%. @RonaldsVilcins Device or liquid?
4/13
2018
@gericci Have you tried with vaping? @atMattb @kevdog Yeah but if there's no nicotine, there will be nothing drawing them to vape often enough to cause… https://t.co/0MnV0x5ogn @mrmnmly I've basically gone to 0% nicotine (sometimes 1.5%, which is still tiny) and I vape very little now (mainl… https://t.co/beXoHhAC3F @kevdog If it's 0 nicotine, what's the harm? @gjhead I still like the smell of cigarettes (I always did, even as a kid), but if I try a friend's cigarette it now tastes disgusting.Today is my 1 year anniversary of quitting smoking!! 🚬 I couldn't have done it without vaping, I very strongly rec… https://t.co/9T9ZUEbzOa @svinkle @ChromeDevTools @snookca @____lighthouse Fixed! It should show 4.46 now! https://t.co/uFBLU92O5v @developerjack @pridecodes @_patmurray Still my proudest moment of collaboration with @LeaVerou https://t.co/fCEZ5tsXjq
Retweeted by Lea Verou @bobmyers Also, where on earth did you see me asking for “feedback”? Can you not read? @bobmyers That was clearly implied. 🙄 We are not examining whether it’s useful, the number of people asking how to… https://t.co/RsxBdlVSFP @bobmyers @smashingmag What compelled you to post this? Does your life suck so much that you needed that? Do you fe… https://t.co/jXh4nmbhZ4 @PaulHMason Not really, that’s just for painting images. Also, Houdini APIs don’t mean we stop extending CSS. Peopl… https://t.co/9QwAOOGfwb @swyx Thank you! Please consider leaving a review on Amazon too, it really helps :)
4/12
2018
@stefsull @23andMe Dunno, I'm more convinced it's a bot with every message. If it's a human, he failed the Turing test.It's cool what @23andMe is doing but I wish you never to have to deal with their customer support. Oh. My. God. Cop… https://t.co/G3u4pc54wX @octopusinvitro That's already on the agenda, via ::part and ::theme :) @jamiebuilds Yup, we know people do that, and we want to fix it. :) But do you remember *how* you used it? Was it m… https://t.co/xNWoL5DeDJ @scottvivian Often it's not a @CSSWG issue at all. Counter styles are new, but ::marker has existed for years, brow… https://t.co/6eLHt31a02 @scottvivian It’s not a zero sum game. Different people work on different specs.Do you have designs that would benefit from CSS supporting multiple borders? Send them to me ASAP and you may help… https://t.co/Vl4uqi2AXw
4/11
2018
So @fantasai and I just updated https://t.co/FP3EUcePlT to reflect the maturity and stability of a spec. https://t.co/8kL8Zc6z67
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4/10
2018

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