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David Flanagan @__DavidFlanagan Washington State, USA

Author of JavaScript: The Definitive Guide.

290 Following   9,415 Followers   6,578 Tweets

Joined Twitter 12/7/10


two one-off scarves from the elementary cellular automata run, one in Rule 90, and one in Rule 105, are now availab… https://t.co/QngBa7ZkEK
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11/15
2019
When Trump is out of office will he believe that the TV is sending him messages?OMG. Is she goading him or is she just savvy enough to know that the best way to get a message to *this* president… https://t.co/fTbtM1PEUl
11/14
2019
when i joined @brave in 2015, we estimated that the Brave 1.0 release was about 6 months away. today we finally did… https://t.co/XFewVs5AMl
Retweeted by David FlanaganIt has an Escape key! And Apple has written marketing copy about that fact. https://t.co/RAGotpfMXdWe just unflagged ESM in @nodejs Amazing work everyone! https://t.co/DQxRdeaDRM
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11/13
2019
#SCOTUS rejects @RemingtonArms bid to escape lawsuit by families of victims of the #SandyHook school massacre.
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11/12
2019
Usernames which age like faces, changing predictably with time: becoming longer and more lyrical, until every name is a spell
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11/10
2019
@SwiftOnSecurity You mentioned giving a talk at Twitter a few days ago I think. I was like how would they know it w… https://t.co/m4m7jzXjKlHere's one I like: https://t.co/xRyndTcUwE^5-.25w/z But twitter can't parse the URL; you have to copy and paste b… https://t.co/IRozRwBga0f(z) = zᵐᵒᵘˢᵉ/(z - mouse) https://t.co/RNRuizvjpU
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11/7
2019
That's not at all what his lawyer said. https://t.co/LNOrPx4xa6
Retweeted by David FlanaganThis is a righteous thread. Worth reading the whole thing. https://t.co/ksfmdjDTUA
11/4
2019
The combination of the 302s and the information contained in the report leaves very little question as to whether o… https://t.co/bDmiSp7A1P
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11/2
2019
Mythological generations, from the golden age before numbers: generation aleph, who charted the first constellation… https://t.co/cg9RiQ1Ks8
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10/31
2019
Achievement unlocked: secure email https://t.co/WLK4rWYUhQWow! https://t.co/69axueax1n @AlgebraFact Unless it is a square in an even number of distinct ways!🙂
10/30
2019
First John Bolton is revving up to be the fucking hero of this story and now Liz Cheney steps for the "Have you no… https://t.co/ekeh4oMeD7
Retweeted by David FlanaganFlatball 2019 No.01 (2019) φ170mm Acrylic paint,acrylic resin 手で回転させる動画も撮ってみました。 #鮫島大輔 #daisukesamejima #arthttps://t.co/1RrbtvEvVZ
Retweeted by David FlanaganRetweeting for the prime Aung San Suu Kyi/Kissinger/Nobel peace prize snark. https://t.co/5vUSM3rjhy
10/29
2019
@dmmecutehippos @OReillyMedia In the 1990s when I wrote those paragraphs alternating he and she seemed to me more… https://t.co/PZIciKRuUy @dmmecutehippos @OReillyMedia I’ve looked at the 5th edition and can confirm that both of these passages are mine. @dmmecutehippos @OReillyMedia Here’s an example of the alternation I was talking about. From page 134. https://t.co/YTonHGFDKt @dmmecutehippos @OReillyMedia In my newer writing (like the 7th edition of js:tdg that I’m working on) I find that… https://t.co/f5SpBMKzqy @dmmecutehippos @OReillyMedia I don’t have a strict process for alternating or actually flipping a coin. My fear is… https://t.co/xunVzYBsiS @dmmecutehippos @OReillyMedia I don’t know if that paragraph is old text if mine or newer text of Ben’s. My approac… https://t.co/blexBAHDou
10/28
2019
1. Two sources have confirmed to the New York Times that Baghdadi’s location in Idlib was confirmed as far back as… https://t.co/YIr8DxZVzh
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10/27
2019
@drvox Because it is not an actual wordJust going to state the obvious: Tulsi going to wrk for Fox when she a) drops out of presidential race b) gets beat… https://t.co/p6gXkuvIAj
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10/25
2019
A friend asked about this study, so some context: The study says $300 billion could improve global soils such that… https://t.co/4toxQY6S9j
Retweeted by David FlanaganIf you're curious about how our Graphics team improved CPU / battery usage for macOS in Firefox 70, you should read… https://t.co/eC12UordPv
Retweeted by David Flanagan @emptywheel Gen & Toenic @fabricedesre Thanks Fabrice. That’s a really clear blog post. I’m struck by IBM’s assessment of the current state… https://t.co/d6Jg4wed7c @mattyglesias The low west coast threshold for getting citizen initiatives on the ballot produces weird results at least in CA and WA.I suppose the very fact that a quantum computer could run for over 3 minutes might be something of a breakthrough?There may be legitimate news here in that google is making all the units more reliable or something... But readers… https://t.co/EVD6JwubkiI haven’t read the Nature article but my understanding is that the “computation” they did was basically a physics e… https://t.co/NBKJnEMkSV @vihartvihart Omg. I get that same feeling
10/24
2019
I passed the test! https://t.co/RujFJLGsIuInformative thread! https://t.co/1NZ5VAvSJMLaura Cooper’s deposition is currently on hold while Republicans remain inside the SCIF apparently trying to negoti… https://t.co/Wyv8oRpSXB
Retweeted by David Flanagan🚨 Trump's attorney Consovoy just agreed that Trump could NOT be criminally investigated while in office if he shot… https://t.co/rW8tCo2pLs
Retweeted by David FlanaganSpectrum, the design system I work on at Adobe, is now public! 🎉 Huge congrats to the team! This is one of the mos… https://t.co/RB8wNE6oAM
Retweeted by David FlanaganSo when this reaches the Senate, Trump won't really be on trial — the rest of his party will. Is there even a shred… https://t.co/4sBoNB92Xd
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10/23
2019
There is almost zero chance that the president will be convicted in the Senate so the whole point must be to lay ou… https://t.co/YGryizfi4w
Retweeted by David FlanaganOh look, it’s the people who broke the world. https://t.co/uLhpulZUXE
Retweeted by David FlanaganCounter-point: That is literally what Trump did. https://t.co/uGgBOADW1b
Retweeted by David Flanagana) You'd be surprised how much of mindspace is terra nullius. Everyone in the world had white paint and black paint… https://t.co/bk6dcrTZnq
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10/22
2019
@TerribleMaps People didn’t wear seatbelts back then either. Coincidence?It really hasn't gotten enough attention that Parnas and Fruman were members of Trump's legal team, according to th… https://t.co/ZJHWWwSRI0
Retweeted by David FlanaganWhat’s the plan for coastal real estate? For food security? For climate refugees? There is no plan. https://t.co/sya0qdNxb7
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10/21
2019
#jstdg7Suppose you have written a function that takes an object as an argument and want to write a test to ensure that you… https://t.co/zJ5ICV3RukCreate a read-only proxy that wraps an object: function readOnlyProxy(o) { function ro() { throw new TypeError(… https://t.co/B0aAJPyN5yFound in the archives... https://t.co/iFFeqloYHM
Retweeted by David FlanaganArgggggh Arggghhh Arghhhhh Impeach him for this. Impeach him for this. Impeach him for this. Impeach him for this.… https://t.co/NrR4NJuOtk
Retweeted by David FlanaganA look inside a tree that has been struck by lightning. https://t.co/IGcgu00fYm
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10/20
2019
OMG, there is a You Suck at Cooking cookbook now: https://t.co/ZbgDXqTDiWThis video went chiral. https://t.co/2G8NzFPPzB
Retweeted by David FlanaganThis man is Chris Butler (b. 1948), aka Jagad Guru Siddhaswarupananda Paramahamsa. He's the founder of the Science… https://t.co/v7MXnGPhaI
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10/19
2019
Fascinating thread https://t.co/0EcbrF5Eh4This may be the most flattering thing anyone has ever said about my book. Thank you, George! And it is real motiva… https://t.co/vOOzAbKAk0If you want to truly understand the difference between the left and the right in America, here it is. On the left,… https://t.co/CkXUorEVBX
Retweeted by David Flanagan...And I think the V8 team has fixed it! https://t.co/rNKhZduiUy Sounds like this was a very deep bug, and this s… https://t.co/RNJfbMuhtrI discovered the new Workflow Builder tool in @SlackHQ and have already used it to create a “daily checkin” tool th… https://t.co/f95XMe1ryl
10/18
2019
“We don’t have the right to be silent” https://t.co/dsdBNLvJprWe’ve lost a leader like no other. Elijah Cummings was a lion when standing up for his beloved Baltimore & rights &… https://t.co/8WatPihm66
Retweeted by David FlanaganSo sad to wake to the news that @RepCummings has died. And enraged, again, that he last was in the headlines for Tr… https://t.co/Cd4yUcjZmB
Retweeted by David FlanaganWow. How amazing is this picture? Nancy Pelosi: the only woman at the table, scolding Trump. Trump's aides, cowed,… https://t.co/UGvGT6dnty
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10/17
2019
This thread has the receipts on Mayor Pete https://t.co/xyQqlKZOQiAdam Schiff says House to make criminal referral on Blackwater founder Erik Prince - CBS News https://t.co/On4s3N5XQr
Retweeted by David FlanaganLots of good context here on the news of the hour. https://t.co/eJJwPBOqq9CNN BREAKING - Federal investigation of Rudy Giuliani includes counterintelligence probe https://t.co/ClHveggQrh
Retweeted by David FlanaganBlockbuster article which puts meat on the bones of @AOC's questioning of Michael Cohen a few months ago Strong ev… https://t.co/eBmsqt8zNF
Retweeted by David FlanaganSo the answer why Trump has fought so hard to release his tax returns? He's been running two sets of books. https://t.co/Z4SBMVWn4f
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10/16
2019
Guys I think it is maybe possible the Senate will vote to remove. Not for sure. Not probabale. But possible. And we are only three weeks in.
Retweeted by David FlanaganMichael Moore correctly predicted Trump's election back when I thought there was no way, and I would very much like… https://t.co/BzV055FBQsShe didn’t sneak in through a side entrance, either. Maria wanted to be seen. It was the most overt “no fuck YOU” I… https://t.co/EiZL4PQR5e
Retweeted by David FlanaganFolks are missing several parts of the genius of Hill's testimony. The headline quotes are her repeating Bolton.… https://t.co/nAWoVOgmZ5
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10/15
2019
Getting him elected was the literal equivalent of causing the US to have a stroke, but with fuller extent of sympto… https://t.co/7mV0DU5Xsx
Retweeted by David FlanaganI’m starting to find Apple software less and less relevant to my needs. Maybe time to follow Microsoft’s lead and r… https://t.co/luzOHYnl4HMy iPhone updated itself over the weekend and is now telling terrible “frequently used” lies about me. https://t.co/qDyvARBUNE“Those [nuclear] weapons ... were now essentially Erdogan’s hostages.” Quite the admission, as reported by… https://t.co/Tv6QAdCRos
Retweeted by David FlanaganI watched the Kingsmen movie on a plane a couple of years ago and the memory of that scene still disturbs me.The doctored video is revealing about far right fantasies. The existence of the original gruesome church massacre s… https://t.co/mM3MOluLtB(I like following @random_places and also @BPEarth because they remind how varied the planet's landscapes are, and… https://t.co/ASFi7ojlNehttps://t.co/Ex5Qeh5UBa is looking good @MozDevNet!Kind of looks like a UFO descending towards those Roswell storage lockers, doesn't it? https://t.co/60Z00lQGL2Because the people who support basing US nuclear weapons abroad are terrified that any withdrawal is irreversible a… https://t.co/pZEVyc0gBA
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10/14
2019
"Prophecy is over. Persuasion is over. Action is the last thing left. Rebellion is the last thing left. Stay steady… https://t.co/vEL977sgtv
Retweeted by David FlanaganThis is the top legal and policing official in the United States denouncing "secularists." I can think of only a… https://t.co/qb3ntQqhJf
Retweeted by David Flanagan1. Time to make minor updates to my #solar unpopular opinions thread, since this seems to be a good way to organize… https://t.co/5f3J5cVBQS
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10/13
2019
Seriously, it’s time to take our fucking nuclear weapons out of Turkey. https://t.co/DDK6EF208h
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10/12
2019
Weird thread I wrote last night... https://t.co/qoQX0K4ZyiOne thing I learned from the New Yorker article (which you should really read) is the phrase "World-modelling failu… https://t.co/cCJCsXq07I[I couldn't resist adding one more! The previous tweet is also from https://t.co/mQ4Wn66hHO]The idea seems very neat: you'd put an IFTTT rule, like 'Set TV to 68 degrees Celsius', and the TV itself would adj… https://t.co/jWzfKL4QTa
10/11
2019

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