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Chris Joel @0xcda7a San Francisco, CA

Software engineer @Google / Formerly @GoogleChrome & @CloudFlare / Arts w/ @MadMacaques / Harbinger of the networked immersive hypertopia / he / him

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Joined Twitter 6/12/08


Today I’m properly configuring Webpack for the first time in my dev career and OMG is this all some kind of sick joke??
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8/11
2020
Still blows me away what you can do on a web page without plugins. https://t.co/xK9EjnGiTf https://t.co/IpnLDIgVaP
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8/10
2020
Investing heavily in modern frontend frameworks. https://t.co/Uy9vQhbF8z
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8/9
2020
@justinfagnani https://t.co/gOfQy09ucg but for components 🙏 @jsantell @WestbrookJ ::theme() explainer: https://t.co/RCrct6O6xJ @jsantell @WestbrookJ I think you are on your way, but yeah: ::part() is on the well-lit path for the future of the… https://t.co/MJw2sHv2QS
8/7
2020
Used LitElement along with @OpenWc for first time in over a year today, after doing #React Dev full this year, what… https://t.co/db6cPxEWOh
Retweeted by Chris JoelTerser 5 is out, y'all! Bugs have been fixed, inlining improved, and breaking changes which are necessary to impro… https://t.co/umBa0J54hi
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8/2
2020
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8/1
2020
Speaking of, if you want your cos(x) functions to stop aliasing (flickering) on the screen, you need to filter them… https://t.co/hRCW18XAll
Retweeted by Chris JoelThis list by Tema Okun of characteristics of white supremacy culture in organizations is super interesting. We’ve s… https://t.co/OWNAZ4J85L
Retweeted by Chris Joel"[PlayCanvas] can parse and render glTF 2.0 files incredibly quickly. You can expect glTF parse time to be approxim… https://t.co/xdD88O161d
Retweeted by Chris JoelI'm always using percents in CSS, but often have to stop and ask: "% of what?" hint: it's probably not what you th… https://t.co/fEkhqgvtQs
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7/30
2020
Three.js r119 released 🖐️ https://t.co/uK1oHvoZCz https://t.co/LXfliK4b6Z https://t.co/ydP5MA1GVShttps://t.co/rlQ1gWAGST
Retweeted by Chris JoelWith WebGL2 possibly landing in Safari later this year we have also started experimenting with 3D Textures. Today'… https://t.co/JvqPcCvt5f
Retweeted by Chris JoelHad to get in on that rope physics trend from like a month ago, so webs now wrap around solid objects! #gamedevhttps://t.co/A5kW9sU6aP
Retweeted by Chris JoelStarted a loader for @ephtracy's vox format. https://t.co/Vo7rccsRQ9 https://t.co/4SyT5iSqWZ
Retweeted by Chris JoelThe new https://t.co/07RTxQKIBH uses LitElement 😎 https://t.co/Dv53QCNip9
Retweeted by Chris JoelReally liking this @modelviewer page that compares how different libraries (<model-viewer>/Three.js, Filament, Baby… https://t.co/ibhbmQdYzk
Retweeted by Chris Joel @mrdoob @hybridherbst @donrmccurdy @modelviewer There is an infinitely high ceiling for improving the utility of th… https://t.co/YrgGNJe2nV<model-viewer> v1.1 introduces a brand-new model editor: https://t.co/gr9uOtIhWh It also exposes a new scene-graph… https://t.co/fuyHUuDLWF
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7/29
2020
I adore how fast the web community has gone from "Oculus exposes hand data behind a flag" to "Integrated with Three… https://t.co/zTkiYSF0v9
Retweeted by Chris JoelDepth peeling & SS refraction #threejs #webgl live: https://t.co/3BgS7MK1Ru src: https://t.co/AdMfvDfDfR https://t.co/SajBNVDEEj
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7/27
2020
@_developit https://t.co/f1ZS909T0v
7/25
2020
@jsantell "Wow convenient!"🆕 We have a new report on HTTP Archive dedicated to tracking the adoption of web platform capabilities, also known… https://t.co/NwIsiQNNRJ
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7/24
2020
CARRION IS OUT NOW! https://t.co/Ysp2uOVDKd https://t.co/5wON18GxU2
Retweeted by Chris JoelMy name is Ayo and I am a 22 yr old engineering student. This summer I launched the FIRST #blackowned premium benda… https://t.co/bOZRMAXaz6
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7/23
2020
With today's release, we've replaced all uses of the term "master component" with "main component" in @AdobeXD. Spe… https://t.co/bebBCbKKSK
Retweeted by Chris JoelDuring the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression, Jeff Bezos added $13,000,000,000 to his wealth in a… https://t.co/03aFHapA3c
Retweeted by Chris Joel'Bomb Rush Cyberfunk' https://t.co/OzHK5bhYQi
Retweeted by Chris JoelComing soon, with far greater throughput per hour https://t.co/dAu94bw5ip https://t.co/CTi4x8TzfI
Retweeted by Chris JoelWe can now experiment with hands in WebXR with the latest version of Oculus Browser 🤙 https://t.co/KmeLN8SzjZ (chro… https://t.co/pDqM31looo
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7/22
2020
I designed a t-shirt to raise money for @C_Resistance, a grassroots organization that works to dismantle the prison… https://t.co/wWj6ruGV5S
Retweeted by Chris JoelDeepView AR HD (Chrome/Android) https://t.co/5CnKP9bZrB https://t.co/it3TNmmYIt
Retweeted by Chris JoelGoogle has a new feature for Chrome where you can make instant QR codes for any webpage and i'm *here* for the dino… https://t.co/iUzfnjJF2I
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7/21
2020
I've always loved early 3d renders paired with electronic music - so after a few hours of late night jungle listeni… https://t.co/W0mkqwUzzh
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7/18
2020
@justinfagnani Last I heard, Chrome doesn't want to support it, and in fact it is not supported on Android Chrome.Got the textured area lights now working in the Quest with WebXR. Smaller textures and splitting the filtering over… https://t.co/TOXc80S49V
Retweeted by Chris JoelHey! We made a thing that lets you play and make games 🕹 with your friends with no install. We're in alpha at the m… https://t.co/PBpUWhXClV
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7/17
2020
I really think the OSS JavaScript world could use a single well-known source for polyfills. Like DefinitivelyTyped,… https://t.co/3S7nFmTMnZ
Retweeted by Chris Joel @BenLesh I think ungap was trying to be this? I agree, it seems like it is needed. https://t.co/NIMbyXbZ2gCaltrain needs dedicated funding. Pass it on.
Retweeted by Chris Joel @justinfagnani I have them and have not noticed this
7/15
2020
It has been zero days since I tried to convince TypeScript that my file is a webworker, while all other files in my… https://t.co/MxLOrCn98V
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7/13
2020
where is lit element twitter? #webcomponents #pwa
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7/12
2020
walking past people not wearing a mask https://t.co/6oHA561n7j
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7/11
2020
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Retweeted by Chris Joelthe postprocessing lib has merged support for colored AO today https://t.co/0kBOAF682n for simple scenarios this ge… https://t.co/wzxF0FCl6M
Retweeted by Chris JoelSuper excited to announce that I am joining @Google as a Developer Advocate for @materialdesign 🥳 I will focus on… https://t.co/qra6siGzzK
Retweeted by Chris JoelI have exciting news!!! For the next 6 months I’ll be doing a fellowship with the @TrevorProject, trying to use som… https://t.co/35rakgPJzA
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7/6
2020
Couldn’t get WebGL demos running on Switch Lite, but @threejs_org SVGRenderer is just fine. 😌 https://t.co/EpCKml8rpW
Retweeted by Chris JoelHow to destroy a house, part 2 https://t.co/Ljkpabb2n9
Retweeted by Chris JoelLast weekend I learnt about ffmpeg.wasm. Turns out we can now generate videos without leaving the browser 🤩… https://t.co/CJU90KBcqw
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7/2
2020
To programmatically detect whether the current browser supports a CSS declaration, `CSS.supports(property, value)`… https://t.co/eJiVjHtFN3
Retweeted by Chris Joel @SimonDeDeo Space is such a funny thing. An intellectual exit hatch for problems. Exploring the universe for meani… https://t.co/gsxGi4ypUD
Retweeted by Chris JoelAdding important things to my http responses https://t.co/HSleKH9yO1
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7/1
2020
After weeks of virtual training, I'm finally ready to cut my wife's lockdown hair. https://t.co/Y61OzWU7D8
Retweeted by Chris JoelMeanwhile, WebKit happily includes: - orientation/acceleration - geolocation - camera access - GPU accelerated… https://t.co/RtA30kjZ8s
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6/30
2020
@swyx @github @npmjs @AdamRackis Spoiler alert: npm went from having 4 black engineers to zero. ALL BLACK ENGINEERS… https://t.co/MhV4IBloXu
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6/29
2020
WebGL in 2011 → WebGL in 2020 https://t.co/WMacYTRtiQ
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6/28
2020
My friend was digging through APD's budget and found this little nugget. https://t.co/kNSYaYk3ZB
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6/27
2020
I sympathize with their complaints but this rowdy threatening behavior solves nothing. The way to make their voices… https://t.co/Q4SqUpjbsd
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6/25
2020
*actual* LOL. Can't wait for the ~~oh so brave~~ SV tech press to both-sides this into "isn't it bold and innovativ… https://t.co/ZjtLguZg8f
Retweeted by Chris Joel @jsantell @TrevorFSmith I'm still not sure why we got rid of "trunk" 🤷
6/24
2020
App Clip, because it clips 30% of your revenue.
Retweeted by Chris JoelWhy isn't @mozilla mentioning that this isn't real Firefox and doesn't include their engine? We need real, meaning… https://t.co/2kTioZlPkY
Retweeted by Chris JoelI'm already done recompiling all my webapps for the new Apple Silicon 🤓 #embracetheweb
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6/23
2020
I can't get over how perfect this is. If you set out to design an easy-to-understand example of how machine learnin… https://t.co/DOXqkVGYRY
Retweeted by Chris Joel🎉 Introducing 🎉 Reactions, a #macOS #screensaver inspired by reaction diffusion. When activated, beautiful patterns… https://t.co/91sJJgOFc5
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6/21
2020
The App Store's worst policy: no custom browser engines, even from trusted vendors like @mozilla. It's no coincide… https://t.co/CZLC60SYls
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6/18
2020
I have now heard from multiple developers, both big and small, that over the last few months Apple has been refusin… https://t.co/LJ9MZ8fcte
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6/17
2020
Welcome @basecamp to the “Actually Apple’s App Store is by far the biggest antitrust problem in tech” coalition! It… https://t.co/jP4wrj4ZdE
Retweeted by Chris Joel @DasSurma We should be making URLs more legible, not trying to obscure them from users. It's sad to see the web being eroded like this.Imagine if there were an iOS browser that made PWAs viable... 🤔 https://t.co/7tSGbd6gu7
Retweeted by Chris JoelAs someone supporting thousands of merchants using 3D and AR I'll say this: the most exciting thing Apple could ann… https://t.co/1elOcQcSpa
Retweeted by Chris JoelUse virtual photography, AR and interactive configuration to boost your online @Shopify sales with our new easy to… https://t.co/4BvuM8ptuk
Retweeted by Chris JoelWhile BLM protests are ongoing in America, in SA we're commemorating the 76 Soweto Uprising, a peaceful students ma… https://t.co/9MBzYifE77
Retweeted by Chris JoelWhen I was 15, I was chased through a mall by police who were yelling “Stop thief!” I had thousands of dollars of s… https://t.co/28FTc7E5mO
Retweeted by Chris JoelGPU packaging is too slick and minimalist these days. Bring back this wild bullshit. https://t.co/nxKW8pcwra
Retweeted by Chris JoelMaster/branch does not make sense over trunk/branch. Never did. What are you even doing right now? Ugh. I'm done. You're exhausting.
Retweeted by Chris JoelHilarious now that anyone thought it was a plot hole that after the events of Jurassic Park that people would dare… https://t.co/JScuYUtOzm
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6/16
2020
"I deeply love my wife, but we don't agree about every single approach to every single problem in the world. But we… https://t.co/EUtblJWNVx
Retweeted by Chris Joelin the interest of transparency: i’ve enabled alpha blending
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6/14
2020
Slavery wasn’t abolished. It was reformed.
Retweeted by Chris JoelI visited the Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone today. It's beautiful. https://t.co/UJNyT2BwAs
Retweeted by Chris JoelIf you imagine anarchy as being a bunch of people running around raping, killing and stealing without consequence..… https://t.co/zYEhyxXiLU
Retweeted by Chris JoelHere’s a useful JavaScript thing I learned today that might also be useful to you: Arrest the cops who killed Breonna Taylor.
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6/12
2020
Same model, 2 years later... r90: https://t.co/ibTqqLGzvH r118dev: https://t.co/lWA0YCSEB9 https://t.co/iMthezSFVi
Retweeted by Chris Joelmy article on the experience of building my @wondervillenyc kickstarter game is out in the new @IncrementMag issue!… https://t.co/CzDwhFesEl
Retweeted by Chris JoelFriends, I'm building a linux box for graphics-intensive stuff like Blender, OpenXR, etc. There used to be configur… https://t.co/1x6WCDUZ5O
Retweeted by Chris Joel @TrevorFSmith Not quite the same, but very good for what it is: https://t.co/tc85OAQtHf Also if you don't mind payi… https://t.co/HEM7jn6f4L
6/11
2020
v1.0 of <model-viewer> has arrived! Combined with #webxr on Chrome Android your custom HTML/CSS flows naturally fro… https://t.co/leOWMy3w8D
Retweeted by Chris Joel @gregwhitworth iTerm2 is very popular and I used it for years, but I switched to the built-in Terminal this year. T… https://t.co/HhZd2cd7Kv
6/10
2020
@justinfagnani @gregwhitworth @openuicg Sure! We actually use LitElement, so thank you for your contributions to t… https://t.co/feY6hLVbEM
Retweeted by Chris Joel.@ezracdaniels imagines what the world could look like after cops: https://t.co/2DgUBf5aA0 https://t.co/YzHEPClDSH
Retweeted by Chris Joel @SideQuestVR @tipatat Quest still selling at 160% MSRP on Amazon. Will there be a time when I don't feel like a sucker for buying one?Martin Gugino, the 75-year-old Buffalo man shoved by two 30-something police officers, is a member of PUSH Buffalo,… https://t.co/5aWJKor3uI
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6/9
2020

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