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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…
@thehacksaw Interesting but depressing data. Lack of inclusiveness, by the data was clearly old. Speaker was inadeq… glad to see more and more conferences offering subsidized on-site childcare and welcoming parents with small…
@_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.
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@Sprintax_USA Still waiting. Am I ever going to get a response? Hello? Anyone there?
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…
@LeaVerou Shopify publishes an updated-daily JS file (not JSON, because it also includes a trivial converter functi…
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… @jalbertbowdenii Damn, I didn't clarify I meant exchange rates. :( Thanks though!
@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… @probablyup I'm sure the flight would be more comfortable for the person next to me if I let them stretch into my s… @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… @cramforce @rwaldron YESSS. I love that! Can't wait until the feature propagates to all used planes. It's like wait… special place in hell is reserved for people who open plane windows during that time in longhaul flights the plan… of people who go bankrupt every year due to medical bills: France: 0 Japan: 0 Germany: 0 Britain: 0 Canada:…
Retweeted by Lea VerouI've had this experience over and over again: 1. I explain to non-academic friends how the scholarly publishing bus…
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@BenLeggiero Send a pull request! @Sprintax_USA I sent an email to since the live chat isn't working. Hoping to get a response bef… @Sprintax_USA Your live chat isn't working. "click here" opens the chat popup briefly, then the whole page reloads… @Cayas_Software @pro_cessor This.
@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… @ChiaraAliotta @babsgosgens Surprised to hear that. In my experience, at least in good restaurants in Athens, smoki…, now Twitter is full of racist old people living in the shires telling us that Enoch Powell was right because…
Retweeted by Lea VerouActually, I am more worried by the amount of racists that I see crowd our land.
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…
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… @wycats Can you please elaborate on what you mean by W3C bureaucracy? Cause things like Dispositions of Comments mi… is at work. Father is deployed in Syria. Kid misses his school bus so he goes to a neighbor's house for hel…
Retweeted by Lea Verou @VAggrippino @csssecretsbook can help, there’s a lot about gradients and patterns in it!
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…
Retweeted by Lea Verou @will_hancock Facilitating future procreation was one of my main reasons for quitting so no need to justify what yo…
Digging Secrets of CSS in @csssecretsbook. Thanks, @LeaVerou for making the web better! Recommended for every CSS N…
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… @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… seem obsessed with removing more and more of the original structure of foods: Salmon mousse Basil foam Straw…
Retweeted by Lea Verou @jpburns "Bring up genitalia"? Wow, talk about missing the point. Does the word penis make you feel uncomfortable J… @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… @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… @durgaswaroop No. Especially if 0 nicotine. Some people claim that we don’t yet know, but compare that to cigarette… @jpburns Wow, do you really need this kind of penis measuring? Does it make you feel superior? To answer your quest… @ironlionryan Yup, same here. I went to 0 to prove I can and then 1.5%. @RonaldsVilcins Device or liquid?
@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… @mrmnmly I've basically gone to 0% nicotine (sometimes 1.5%, which is still tiny) and I vape very little now (mainl… @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… @svinkle @ChromeDevTools @snookca @____lighthouse Fixed! It should show 4.46 now! @developerjack @pridecodes @_patmurray Still my proudest moment of collaboration with @LeaVerou
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… @bobmyers @smashingmag What compelled you to post this? Does your life suck so much that you needed that? Do you fe… @PaulHMason Not really, that’s just for painting images. Also, Houdini APIs don’t mean we stop extending CSS. Peopl… @swyx Thank you! Please consider leaving a review on Amazon too, it really helps :)
@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… @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… @scottvivian Often it's not a @CSSWG issue at all. Counter styles are new, but ::marker has existed for years, brow… @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…
So @fantasai and I just updated to reflect the maturity and stability of a spec.
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