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Andrew Clark @acdlite San Francisco, CA

#BlackLivesMatter. @reactjs core at Facebook. He/him. Hi!

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Joined Twitter 2/24/09


I’ll be on this super panel about technical writing Monday! Come ask about how we engage the opensource community t… https://t.co/o62Z55Reo0
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8/7
2020
@tolmasky Like presumably this is what they do for Map and Set @tolmasky Putting the pointer into a map is exactly how I imagined it might workDo any JS engines use a hash lookup for indexof on an array of objects? I feel like I read this at some point but… https://t.co/jQxa8CJjHK
8/4
2020
@dan_abramov As in... you wish you weren’t in it??
8/3
2020
Oof macOS’s Lighthouse score needs some work https://t.co/stgQbl7Rn2Didn’t really feel like checking my email anyway https://t.co/X0FIbkacDBAccidentally hit “Update” 😫 You win this round, macOS
7/30
2020
@brian_d_vaughn @mattgaetz Don’t you dare talk about my congressman that way! 😭
7/29
2020
it cannot be overstated what john lewis & his generation accomplished. the civil rights movement toppled Jim Crow… https://t.co/TpXjl6CdYn
Retweeted by Andrew Clark59 years ago today I was released from Parchman Farm Penitentiary after being arrested in Jackson, MS for using a s… https://t.co/d6VjDPFfbd
Retweeted by Andrew ClarkI saw John Lewis speak at an Obama campaign event in 2008. An inspiring figure who lived an incredible, heroic life. @cassidoo Please never ever stop posting, Cassidy
7/18
2020
@THolmsie I’ll check that out. I try to stay informed but the news doesn’t give it much attention. I suppose becaus… https://t.co/oZvICtw4i2 @ryanflorence I think it’s from last fallI know there’s a lot of other shit going on... but it’s really scary and alarming to me that this continues to fly… https://t.co/E8VFu155AaSometimes the interest rate on technical debt is negative: it will be easier to fix certain problems later, perhaps… https://t.co/qmT2GQVZhkI think about technical debt in terms of interest rates. Low interest tech debt can be really useful, since you wo… https://t.co/EGNgxSy08xThe opposite is also quite nice, when good decisions continue to yield dividends years after you made them.A nice thing about working on the same project for many years is you’re forced to deal with the consequences of bad… https://t.co/tGUcVYHNkU
7/16
2020
Cleared up a bit today https://t.co/aOEMv0DEN9
7/14
2020
@MrBrianHinton Lol yesBeen like this for an hour https://t.co/wb0Kn59Plf
7/13
2020
OMG in my web design days I used to do this manually! It was fun but frustrating because one tiny mistake would thr… https://t.co/nvksjt9BYN @TatianaTMac I’m half-Filipino, half-European but I grew up in a very white environment and I don’t present “cleanl… https://t.co/tbraGMDICl
7/10
2020
@GregWildSmith Also fond of the implication that the amount of ass can be measured with two decimals of precision @GregWildSmith Yeah “tenth assing” mighta been more elegant but it was a spur of the moment thing @dan_abramov @ryanflorence @mjackson @DavidKPiano > boring nerd stuff please don’t quote my h1 self-eval without attributionUsed the term “10%-assing” in a meeting today. Like half-assing, but with even less ass. Adding it to my lexicon.
7/9
2020
@cindyalvarez @github https://t.co/7ORk4iEeuy
7/8
2020
@tesseralis I don’t know what the rules are for picking fursonas but I wanna be a lynx, if that’s allowed @aweary @stubbornella @sophiebits @sebmarkbage @dan_abramov @sebmck @wycats I think what we all do agree on is the… https://t.co/Oxyq57XeqC @aweary @stubbornella @sophiebits @sebmarkbage @dan_abramov @sebmck @wycats When you say things like “intellectual… https://t.co/aUCPW654ku @aweary @stubbornella @sophiebits @sebmarkbage @dan_abramov @sebmck @wycats It’s just so bizarre to listen to peopl… https://t.co/gV4eiRX8QJ @aweary @stubbornella @sophiebits @sebmarkbage @dan_abramov @sebmck @wycats Meh, I don’t blame people for being cyn… https://t.co/wunekgHASy @aweary @stubbornella @sophiebits @sebmarkbage @dan_abramov @sebmck @wycats Not opposed, but I take issue with the… https://t.co/VaOtIN8Lui @aweary @stubbornella @sophiebits @sebmarkbage @dan_abramov @sebmck @wycats For us to give equal amounts of attenti… https://t.co/bSHKQuwGWN @aweary @stubbornella @sophiebits @sebmarkbage @dan_abramov @sebmck @wycats Think of in super practical terms: Face… https://t.co/xGs3avFJOS @aweary @stubbornella @sophiebits @sebmarkbage @dan_abramov @sebmck @wycats I don’t think I really disagree with mu… https://t.co/vdxHfH5JgB @huckabeej @cassidoo @rickhanlonii Official as of today! Y’all are the first to find out :) @sarah_edo @jlengstorf @cassidoo @code @toddmorey https://t.co/OkZNFN3mja @balazsorban44 @cassidoo Yeah, this first Q&A had an introductory vibe, which I think is great. In future Q&As we'l… https://t.co/UBKu4TeZY3Stream just ended! We had a fun time chatting with @cassidoo. Any feedback for next time? https://t.co/dxXExd363i @balazsorban44 @reactjs @cassidoo Ah I see. I think maybe @brian_d_vaughn will be able to answer your question. @nabil2u_m @reactjs @cassidoo Can you elaborate? Don’t think I understand the question @Armandddfrz @reactjs @cassidoo If you mean xstate, none of us are experts in that framework. However, useReducer i… https://t.co/Ev3ZCUfncm
7/2
2020
@Tony__Ndichu @reactjs @dan_abramov @cassidoo https://t.co/Qrsr7gIznRCome hang out with us tomorrow on @cassidoo's stream! You can reply here if you have any questions or topics you'd… https://t.co/AcREqwYdXZ
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Retweeted by Andrew ClarkI’ll be speaking at @ReactRally in August! They are offering opportunity scholarships for people of color who oth… https://t.co/R7kH9ZxjzD
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7/1
2020
@matyax That’s great! I’ll add you to our list and reach out for one of our future Q&As :)I originally became a React contributor because I got the chance to talk to people like @sophiebits and… https://t.co/4C7HhQbIS9 @Vall3y Yeah we can cover that! I’ll give a general overview. Is there a specific aspect of contributing you want to know about?Also, if you’re a React content creator or event organizer who would like to host a future Q&A, please let me know!… https://t.co/QnfpNZaUqlWe’ve set a goal to start engaging more regularly with the community. Ask us anything — what we’re working on, fu… https://t.co/fdofEUawgeReact Core team Q&A hosted by @cassidoo! Let us know if you have any questions you’d like us to answer. You can re… https://t.co/CBmELtq90P
6/30
2020
This Thursday at 9am Pacific, I'm going to have the @reactjs Core Team joining me for a Q&A with the community! Com… https://t.co/rL6kHlKuf0
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6/29
2020
I’m going to livestream some code today at https://t.co/tDUDqACmMQ at 1pm PT! What do you wanna see? If you have be… https://t.co/CchbimhvdJ
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6/26
2020
This week @shubhie and I keynoted #OpenJSWorld talking about frameworks, @googlechrome, and 10 years of loading per… https://t.co/AZ79EDj89c
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6/24
2020
TIL the term “nutpicking” https://t.co/qPJRjFwLT6
6/20
2020
While I'm happy with the outcome of this week's cases, in a functioning system of government, individual court deci… https://t.co/HqJWvjxut3 @AtticusGF In some rooms you won’t be better or worse than anyone else, just different spheres of expertise. That’s… https://t.co/s5lxmcAJii @AtticusGF Not long. Also consider: you’d rather to be the “worst” in the room than the “best.” If you’re the “best” you’re not growing.
6/18
2020
I shouldn’t have to share this story in the year of our Lord, 2020 - but here we are. I’m an alum of Yale, Google,… https://t.co/JKvxItTMR5
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6/17
2020
Lots of great responses so far! Mostly white men, though. Any recs for folks from other backgrounds? Trying to find… https://t.co/cSVugKZpEzWho are your favorite content creators in the React/front-end community that I might not have heard of? Podcasters… https://t.co/ayUgAq4PZS
6/16
2020
There has been a lot of discussion of late about how to report on influential but odious viewpoints. If you're look… https://t.co/JqJU0NmJ1G
Retweeted by Andrew ClarkThe mental gymnastics that racism requires, who has the goddamn energyKevin MacDonald, who claims not to be anti-Black, asserts that Black people have lower IQs, except for jazz musicia… https://t.co/5PRhDLdGy0A Jewish writer for a Jewish magazine conducts a lengthy face-to-face interview with the person who coined the phra… https://t.co/boSmaMGavH
6/13
2020
@jordwalke Ah no, you can do the history rewriting strategy, but only to calculate the final blame. Then use the bl… https://t.co/VvHJJQWA63 @jordwalke Figuring out the previous blame seems tricky though. Something something source maps? @jordwalke You could split the format commit into a a separate commit per author, assigned per line based on the pr… https://t.co/lLBxCOhoOrWe're missing a pluralist-factionalist dimension when discussing political philosophy. None of the "political compa… https://t.co/8WCidUnLgbFrom her explanation it sounds like her subject matter is ideological and moral differences, not racial ones. Good… https://t.co/Bdukd3DItn @natehiggins @brian_d_vaughn @dan_abramov @trueadm @lunaruan @rachelnabors @sebmarkbage @yuzhiz The report is wrong… https://t.co/80RjtEsEyIThe top comment thread on this TikTok suggests “virtue simping” and you know what I don’t hate it… https://t.co/sSdOjX2T4WSince “virtue signaling” is tainted we need to decide on a new term to describe whatever narcisstic impulse causes… https://t.co/yfhDzFJawm
6/12
2020
I wrote this last year but it is extremely relevant now. Basically, explicit racism in areas like housing and emplo… https://t.co/tUXSP9CU6s
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6/11
2020
@threepointone @holtbt Your quotation of Twain, Sunil! @holtbt @threepointone Yeah I don’t disagree with Sunil’s quote either, just wanted to add this extra dimension. Al… https://t.co/gdSkNafARH @threepointone Or hell, try Sacramento @threepointone While I agree, a counterpoint: The affluent liberals who do most of the traveling tend to favor cosm… https://t.co/eGOV20jtJT
6/10
2020
👀 https://t.co/j13pFtRXqw https://t.co/Ahc1EUPDA6 @brian_d_vaughn A lot?Cringey gestures of solidarity by mainstream institutions create a permission structure for even more normies to hop on the bandwagon.We rightfully roll our eyes at stuff like the black Insta squares and pandering corporate PR statements, but they’r… https://t.co/3Je9Shc7AnAnecdotally, I have been shocked by how much of my Facebook feed is full of support for the protestors, and even Bl… https://t.co/L7A10r13FTSomething is changing https://t.co/s57po27jDJthe police aren't just rioting against accountability, they are rejecting the right of the people to hold them acco… https://t.co/pUUyglJfXA
Retweeted by Andrew Clark @rickhanlonii @dan_abramov @aweary @reactjs Can finally put 5 years of Redux experience on my resume @rickhanlonii @dan_abramov @aweary @reactjs We’re the old guard now
6/5
2020
@rhagigi Damn it!"Don't put that over the air." Imagine what they're saying off the air. https://t.co/hf3Zcs15uu
6/3
2020
Love this direction, but let’s lose the passive voice? https://t.co/EejJaHN2HsThis is one of the most absolutely insane moments I've ever seen on live television. https://t.co/Uvzig8YGSa
Retweeted by Andrew Clarkplease say sike https://t.co/eQFirLqXSiI also have the privilege of knowing even if I were fired, I‘d be able to find work elsewhere without much trouble.… https://t.co/4tsV5jdiHoTo the few of you who commended my bravery for posting this: I disagree. I don’t fear retaliation at all. Didn’t ev… https://t.co/9kNWNoCv6d
6/2
2020
Minor edit: I meant to reference this WSJ article, not the NYT piece above, which relies on the original reporting… https://t.co/dRA1LcTWyh
6/1
2020

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