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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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@utopiah @mavoweb Thanks though it needs a TON of work... https://t.co/Axsjj9FGL5 @ggerena No need to apply! Just pick a project you like and send a pull request! @annertey_ Thank you! @vhgalvao There should be a foundation that supports people financially for doing FOSS work. @vhgalvao OMG you are a maintainer's wet dream!Want to contribute to open source but feel insecure about your coding skills? Contribute to documentation! Nobody does and we need it BADLY. @codehitchhiker @sarah_edo @btreif I’m generally pro-freedom and against protecting authors from themselves. Though… https://t.co/bPyqs4Frvw @codehitchhiker @sarah_edo @btreif Re-creating toolbars with divs or using proprietary CSS is even more detrimental. @sarah_edo @btreif No, not really. Just vague ideas that we need to address it at some point. @dror3go You can listen for click events on body and check if https://t.co/M36Tkrmuf3 is within a dialog. pointer-e… https://t.co/QOPcTGJhZB
8/16
2017
@lydiajones_18 @FatKidOnFire He's not well known. Just another parasite that self promotes a lot and creates the im… https://t.co/4lW8nz9nfZ @RachelScodes @JasonBurnsdub @KingOfMars @boguspress @MrEmilyHeller My point wasn't that bullying is nothing, but t… https://t.co/g2YIhjsKxfHE'S DEFENDING IT. DEFENDING. IT. https://t.co/prk5kWWKl3
Retweeted by Lea Verou @lydiajones_18 Holy shit. This is wrong on so many levels. 😡So I professionally asked for help and it ended this way. This tech scene needs to wake up. #startuphttps://t.co/QqvFQATFJl
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8/15
2017
@dror3go But you could re-use an existing suitable element or add a new one with meaning; <main> is an excellent candidate. @dror3go Sadly no because to blur you need to enclose and you cannot de-blur a descendant. @h4wkh4wk @gandi_net I actually like the new design much more. But migrations are hard. @RachelScodes @JasonBurnsdub @KingOfMars @boguspress @MrEmilyHeller What makes you think I didn't? That my takeaway… https://t.co/7pa4wiNKsT @JasonBurnsdub @KingOfMars @boguspress @MrEmilyHeller I was bullied horribly as a kid. It's not the worst thing tha… https://t.co/hdjbjpIJ1M
Retweeted by Lea Verou @JasonBurnsdub @KingOfMars @boguspress @MrEmilyHeller You're teaching them to strive for mediocrity & not stand out… https://t.co/LYwJFr7Q4s
Retweeted by Lea Verou @JasonBurnsdub @KingOfMars @boguspress @MrEmilyHeller I was bullied horribly as a kid. It's not the worst thing tha… https://t.co/hdjbjpIJ1M @JasonBurnsdub @KingOfMars @boguspress @MrEmilyHeller You're teaching them to strive for mediocrity & not stand out… https://t.co/LYwJFr7Q4sI fucking hate when this happens. You show up at one Nazi rally and grab a sign and the next thing you know, you're… https://t.co/hQRytG1JB9
Retweeted by Lea VerouBy all means, compare these shitheads to Nazis. Again and again. I'm with you.
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8/14
2017
@ChrisFerdinandi @Golmote @zachleat @chriscoyier @eliperelman @github I wish we had the time to release this as a separate project. @ChrisFerdinandi @Golmote @zachleat @chriscoyier @eliperelman @github Same as generating any other data URI, add do… https://t.co/VqRm28Qfzt @ChrisFerdinandi @zachleat @chriscoyier @eliperelman @github That bit was @Golmote’s good work. When I wrote the in… https://t.co/1PUw0ZOW4Q
8/13
2017
@_rodrigoibarra Haha no, we have given 10s! You need to look more thoroughly!
8/12
2017
Suspecting similar causes in other countries. Education is expensive, until you consider the cost of not doing it. https://t.co/VVfOxbPi9g
Retweeted by Lea VerouExcellent writeup by @KuraFire on how women were the first programmers and then pushed out https://t.co/akPS0QTlyb @shvaikalesh Thanks! Which traps are like that besides has? @itsmineusername @octopusinvitro So women can catch up? Women invented coding you ignorant imbecile! Read up.Wanna quickly test which Proxy traps get invoked by a given action? Just paste this snippet in the console:… https://t.co/fG88TQJk33
8/11
2017
@wesbos @sarah_edo @vlh Ah, thx! Btw they removed it now but still seem to think their data was correct, lol https://t.co/ZmY4lfqMX9 @wesbos @sarah_edo @vlh I’ve seen that but the numbers it lists are different than those mentioned, not 137 @wesbos @sarah_edo @vlh Any URL? I googled and still can't find the tool for Moz (I know about Klout) @sarah_edo @wesbos No I mean where did you find the numbers for me and @vlh etc @jennschiffer I have a higher retweet and Klout rate than any of these people, I'd question their methodologies as… https://t.co/7VIFf32qgF
Retweeted by Lea Verou @wesbos @sarah_edo @jennschiffer @vlh Where do you see these numbers? @BofA_Help Not a problem with me, it's a problem with your software. Obviously it flags non-US logins as suspicious… https://t.co/BCOWJ3d941 @BankofAmerica Maybe your login system can cross-reference travel notices before assuming a non-US login is a fraud? Too much to ask?
8/10
2017
@LeaVerou @philipyoungg @RIP212 @randileeharper You can't really share a 10-page rant attacking all of your female… https://t.co/TTZssdPnN1
Retweeted by Lea VerouFascinating read on the history of Web development: “The Languages Which Almost Became CSS” https://t.co/q9f6bjI6CX @csuwildcat Oh yeah, I believe CodeFlask has issues there. Try it on normal Prism and if that works, ask CodeFlask author. @csuwildcat Have you tried white-space: pre-wrap? @philipyoungg @RIP212 @PastorSeaLion @randileeharper Anyhow, most reactions are not about that part, but about his… https://t.co/Gg17JgkvSB @philipyoungg @RIP212 @PastorSeaLion @randileeharper I had the same view in the past. Ideally both would be favored… https://t.co/mICiXWld56 @philipyoungg @RIP212 @PastorSeaLion @randileeharper Ugh, not this again. There are literally 1000s of responses to… https://t.co/bAkxkD7pgi @stffndk @Tyriar How so? Colors that are too close would become the same. @RIP212 @randileeharper When somebody puts you down like that claiming bs "biological reasons" I want to see how ca… https://t.co/tBxakvhPEl @Tyriar @stffndk You can reduce the palette, e.g. by exporting as a gif @RIP212 @randileeharper Meanwhile, the women he discriminated against are still suffering the effects and nothing has been done about that. @RIP212 @randileeharper What he got is a severance package and several job offers. He will learn nothing out of it… https://t.co/lpGD6wUdXq @RIP212 @philipyoungg @PastorSeaLion @randileeharper He didn't post a memo claiming that you're inferior & less sui… https://t.co/oGicAnraTF @AngeloGulina @randileeharper As an intern for 3 months and a research scientist for 1 year? That's not that hard.… https://t.co/MXgW6Bowcv @stffndk How can they be tracked?lmao this google manifesto dude has only been an engineer for 3 years > only 3 years > thinks he has shit figured… https://t.co/IVjbqjQ3Lp
Retweeted by Lea VerouLeaked internal Google discussions about the memo: https://t.co/jD81Gj83rI Who works at Google and doesn't know how to take screenshots?!Hi #VisibleWomen! I'm Annis and I'm an amateur fantasy and sci-fi digital artist and beginner watercolorist. I also… https://t.co/epuTkOwRQ5
Retweeted by Lea Verou @octopusinvitro I don't think his case is subconscious bias, it seems very conscious to me. But his writing style c… https://t.co/5dnvK6puwx60% of women don’t have basic workplace breastfeeding accommodations or adequate break time to pump. https://t.co/XfO5JEMYvD
Retweeted by Lea VerouYour top five dreadful people the Google manifesto has pulled out of the woodwork https://t.co/F0HPUBLSu4
Retweeted by Lea Verou @LeaVerou There are a lot of coding workshops for women, but what we really need is workshops for men who are blind to their own privilege
Retweeted by Lea VerouAt @webdirections code @summerscope spoke to @MIT researcher @LeaVerou about HTML extensibility with Mavo. Tune in tonight @3RRRFM from 7pm
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8/9
2017
While you wonder if Google will fire the misogynist, it's also a good time to think about how you'll make sure you don't hire him
Retweeted by Lea VerouCoffer illusion. There are 16 circles in this picture. https://t.co/PZ3s9t7gBD https://t.co/TnuUoxe6dT
Retweeted by Lea VerouThis whole thread. https://t.co/Do3oGERpfi @bogas04 Yes thanks, though I think it only notifies when Chrome implements, not other browsers. Right, @ebidel?
8/8
2017
@ruGreLI Damn, I should've listened to your warning! @fdorantesm @Uriel_Hedz That's not true for pretty much every other object or primitive. Maybe pop up a console and… https://t.co/KsFrQpXwTLAmazon thinks my recent humidifier purchase was merely the inaugural move in a newfound hobby of humidifier collecting.
Retweeted by Lea VerouTIL I learned (and loved) Symbol.toStringTag. One more tool for emulating native objects! :) https://t.co/gVSozWYOHj @hossein_lil I suspect English is not your native language? Or maybe the image didn't load? "Fuck logic" was sarcas… https://t.co/VFjqVxWNEV @swazza85 If it were, none of the two would work. @_zamotany == does not invoke ToBoolean. !!foo fails. I've covered Symbol.toPrimitive in my example. @hossein_lil Or maybe a better explanation is that not all women hate cursing because not all women are the same? @thorstenfrommen 😂 Man, you need to combine those into 1 screenshot. The joke will be lost with two.Consistency? What consistency? Where we’re going we don’t need any stinking consistency! #wtfjs #fucklogic https://t.co/hrgI73ZOq3
8/7
2017

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