Sign in with Twitter

Username:

Alexis et alia @alercah A figment of my imagination

Nerdy girls rambling. Labels: trans girl, plural, ADHD, bi lesbian, poly, demi, I/we/she/her. Security & Equity Engineering @Google; opinions own. 🇨🇦 🇮🇪

832 Following   758 Followers   22,150 Tweets

Joined Twitter 7/24/16


This is absolutely the right thing to do. Not least because offering accessible tools to staff is a legal requireme… https://t.co/Ci5VPZO7pl
Retweeted by Alexis et aliaThat have cause a 92% increase in voilence toward sex workers. They’re causing insurmountable harm and we are just… https://t.co/3kWhFTbyYJ
Retweeted by Alexis et aliaA back-&-forth neck-&-neck battle between the top two vote getters with almost 1K votes already. Add your vote and… https://t.co/fCzcjJmfzk
Retweeted by Alexis et aliaThat thing going around of "NTs are asking to sit with you when they ask what movie you're watching" makes me think… https://t.co/y0TYcvX6rE
Retweeted by Alexis et aliaBrilliant: When the euro bank notes were designed, they used European-style bridges which were *non-existing*, not… https://t.co/uzHXVZdhQi
Retweeted by Alexis et alia
9/26
2020
Notice the violent language here. Black people holding each other in grief is described as tempers flaring. This i… https://t.co/sXDGYhi2ZE
Retweeted by Alexis et alia @mgattozzi @porglezomp even IRC didn't fuck that up this badly @mgattozzi @porglezomp It's pretty obvious when you consider that they also have absolutely no message deduplicatio… https://t.co/hEFUkIuoeT @juliacarriew "well-plotted" is a bit of a stretchHey @RachelNotley are you going to call Kenney out on his casual racism and sexism commenting on the federal SftT?… https://t.co/TIR28mWFs2 @scots_dragon @Nymphomachy or IOW what I mean is "there isn't some threshold of quality of art at which point it is… https://t.co/7HAR3z0zB1 @scots_dragon @Nymphomachy Oh, sure. But nobody's telling anybody they aren't allowed to like Harry Potter because… https://t.co/99Pa5xJwMN @Nymphomachy I don't think it's required to throw away Harry Potter books in order for anyone to prove they are a g… https://t.co/QoZHftqRIC
9/25
2020
@apenwarr Yeah, mandatory retirement savings is a better way to describe it.
9/20
2020
@apenwarr Oh yes, absolutely, but the reason it's bullshit is that it's talked about as a benefit to home ownership… https://t.co/w7SGFI9HNe
9/19
2020
"building equity" is such a scam. You're not building anything. You're just paying down a debt that has little to d… https://t.co/2SxTcVPfJqReminder that if I don't know you and you DM me with just "hi", I will not respond.
9/17
2020
Today is the "more praise for my design doc yay" day apparently. :3DID YOU KNOW: YOU CAN JUST DECIDE YOU HAVE A NEW NAME. DON'T EVEN HAVE TO BE TRANS. YOU CAN JUST SAY "THIS OTHER NA… https://t.co/whGGaMkO2O
Retweeted by Alexis et alia
9/11
2020
@HippyWizard That was fast. @KatyMontgomerie @hogmagandy People too easily fall into the trap of "I retweeted a few things, now I'm an ally!" a… https://t.co/MIz45WFE7F @KatyMontgomerie @hogmagandy I tend to take the view, learned from the Black community, that ally is a title that c… https://t.co/32BkXckq1j @tha_rami @Talen_Lee French is chaotic neutral, though, because it's romantic.I can even tell that it's unreasonable levels of annoyance but the anglophones just can't stop subconsciously think… https://t.co/uKLLkLjh0g
Retweeted by Alexis et aliaThis is what structural misogyny and LGBTphobia looks like. Is he going to get the best trade deals on things that… https://t.co/oL510fa9DK
Retweeted by Alexis et aliaMany UK commentators/analysts demanding “something must be done” because of #Navalny, yet were curiously quiet when… https://t.co/9pGlmMkmF2
Retweeted by Alexis et aliaSame thing with work gaps. Please don't question when a marginalized person has a large work gap on their resume. https://t.co/03Ret0pPEE
Retweeted by Alexis et aliaI mentioned earlier that job-hopping is often the only way underrepresented people get the titles/comp they deserve… https://t.co/D5TdT21UzR
Retweeted by Alexis et aliaMy 22 year old kid, a college student, who’s studying to be an engineer, tweeted that “tech nerds” should learn sof… https://t.co/sTgmCDVFAh
Retweeted by Alexis et alia
9/3
2020
Great 🍿: undercover cops posing as drug dealers and undercover cops posing as drug buyers arresting each other. It… https://t.co/dACK3OyO9FLooking forward to the news about the US going back on proper lockdown as soon as the Republicans hear about this. https://t.co/84XxbMcCjTIt's not just "Covid toes." Dermatologists often are not trained to diagnose skin conditions in patients of color.  https://t.co/4hyhXxiwnN
Retweeted by Alexis et aliaStatic 👏 attribute 👏 policy 👏 is 👏 bad 👏 security https://t.co/gJLG79mA0M
Retweeted by Alexis et aliaThey offered Breonna’s ex 10 years in prison or probation to admit Breonna had something to do with the drug traffi… https://t.co/fJdg0UPX9n
Retweeted by Alexis et aliaImagine wanting to do herd immunity with this disease. https://t.co/4yOS36mpWs
Retweeted by Alexis et aliaIt is hard to get into traditional “guy” hobbies as a woman if your dad doesn’t teach you. Like you need to know a… https://t.co/M6W9layqhO
Retweeted by Alexis et aliaCis dudes, you have no idea... Even the approximate version is beyond what I could have imagined. You would manage… https://t.co/ePcYvf4wy7
Retweeted by Alexis et aliayou can advocate for free menstrual products without undermining the struggle it took for HIV/AIDS activists to mak… https://t.co/LhjFf60UwK
Retweeted by Alexis et alia @beccadottex oofI have never, to my knowledge, filled out a death certificate with a single cause of death. #COVID19 deaths are re… https://t.co/W0eZcZMZXS
Retweeted by Alexis et alia @cassidymoen I'm not sure knowing C++ matters muchSo in other words, he was a child paramilitary soldier. They just keep burying themselves deeper the more they keep… https://t.co/yR2A9lfsui
Retweeted by Alexis et alia @LeaKissner I left grad school for reasons I would not want to explain in an interview, so I leave it off my resume… https://t.co/0DoZVJTYBb
Retweeted by Alexis et aliaRead this thread. And while I'm at it, I'm raise my hand as someone who left an org because of Bad Stuff but who y… https://t.co/e26jyjvlnQ
Retweeted by Alexis et aliaThe recent problems at the CDC were a shock. @rajshah and Harold Varmus say all there is to say: "The C.D.C., t… https://t.co/Yah7Dpt67m
Retweeted by Alexis et aliaThis is exactly what happened. I was told that resigning would be damaging. So I decided to get myself fired — o… https://t.co/GpH8clMuTy
Retweeted by Alexis et alia"nearly all transactions are done with a tax benefit in mind" these lawyers clearly have transcended mortal needs,… https://t.co/wx0OZ5ugdmI spent a summer running my ass off bc a whole region's farmers asked for "white auditors only" but there were only… https://t.co/FdGQBVfkSK
Retweeted by Alexis et aliahttps://t.co/bgSpXbIb69
Retweeted by Alexis et alia @ShelleyACook @IRPlawyer Joke's on you, the lawyers are all friends already. @IRPlawyer @PaulDoroshenko Coincidentally, congratulated my cousin on his call to the bar this morning! Didn't send the joke, though. @CroixBaker alas I should have put that in rather than capitalist, really. I think it's true of capitalist but a)… https://t.co/9q9CJWnCEo @alercah Write-in for radical. I got a propoganda flyer in the mail saying the "radical left" was taking over the country.
Retweeted by Alexis et alia @modestholdings wowWhich has been most deprived of having any actual meaning other than being bandied about as an insult?
Retweeted by Alexis et alia
9/1
2020
@modestholdings High schools with metal detectors and where visitors probably aren't allowed at all.If you consider only what's rewarded and not what's reasonable to expect: Hiring committees penalize you for changi… https://t.co/qzt0opMlll
Retweeted by Alexis et alia @modestholdings I agree, but when I read the article, it seems to me that that is not what the kid in the article is surprised about. @modestholdings What they're really saying is that they are flabbergasted at a world where you aren't under constan… https://t.co/QeL0tlPqvs @FloraCatz Yep. Oh, the other thing you can do, which is admittedly less common, is move back to rental housing.… https://t.co/getsK9sf5WTruth. Canada exists in part due to the horrific acts of Macdonald. Let’s remember the past as it was—no man who… https://t.co/MZqJUscMdp
Retweeted by Alexis et alia @FloraCatz Or something to liquidate when you die and give to your kids. (Who are probably now adults themselves, of course.) @FloraCatz Or, more importantly, can downsize. Big homes that can fit a family are retirement savings. @aurahack @mcclure111 You can export the contents of your library & playlists in Takeout: https://t.co/AZC0LTUNLx @WingedRobot @mcclure111 Brand accounts are a different kind of not-full-featured account. They have all sorts of random limitations.
8/31
2020
@mcclure111 @mcmillen This has been reported internally but I don't know if anything is going to come of it.Thanks for standing up against this, Charles, in a way that I hope will lead people to follow. https://t.co/c6o6CISK0L @every_lesbian @SignyTheSage transgender isn't a nounWhich has been most deprived of having any actual meaning other than being bandied about as an insult?Dear White People, You know how in action movies there's always those people who help out the main villain because… https://t.co/bCAzksH4KR
Retweeted by Alexis et alia @seannalexander oof @TimonicWulfgar Yeah, on rare occasion. But like never only one.Does anyone else almost always sneeze in twos?it was irresponsible to characterize the protesters as murderers when they set a garbage can on fire; it was *wildl… https://t.co/1j2Bt5tySf
Retweeted by Alexis et alia @mcmillen hey you did a pretty good sciencing with the paint and the perl
8/30
2020
Pelosi, Schiff: “The Office of the Director of National Intelligence has informed us that it will no longer provide… https://t.co/EDNH2mEwfL
Retweeted by Alexis et aliaShaking up the House: New rules for Parliament  | RNZ https://t.co/j1uYl5ZUsH
Retweeted by Alexis et aliaFurther to this: https://t.co/VSeV7UZz0b 6 days ago, outgoing Conservative leader Andrew Scheer urged Canadians to… https://t.co/yOfUYier1t
Retweeted by Alexis et aliawatching Chopped and thinking about how American game show culture is based on the fact our government doesn't provide basic necessities
Retweeted by Alexis et aliaThread on how teachers can be more accommodating with remote learning, especially given that access to wifi & equip… https://t.co/PByuCbFq3k
Retweeted by Alexis et alia @eddyb_r @bofh453 my unit has some, but they never capped it, so we've never even been able to test (unless I go c… https://t.co/ZRtLgN4zJwI have... questions. (yes that is ~105VAC between GND & the ground). https://t.co/BUcpDpDQWm
Retweeted by Alexis et aliaYes, Tucker Carlson foams at the mouth, but a more widespread form of media acquiescence in fascism is that when au… https://t.co/SWq4ZTC6xx
Retweeted by Alexis et alia @avnishnanda Unless I, too, had a union with a vested interest in protecting racists and deep pockets.An event by a Kenosha militia Facebook group calling for armed people to defend the city was flagged by users *455… https://t.co/d6KwyliIOv
Retweeted by Alexis et aliaI've gotten a similar invite before. Turned it down. No regrets. I'm not doing free labor for an institution that h… https://t.co/ozezP8hCxw
Retweeted by Alexis et aliaAs usual @pareene was right https://t.co/wnY156M4im https://t.co/OoB9lacswE
Retweeted by Alexis et alia @andmish Fantastic job! But what is BD?TIL that Canada has a Specific Claims Tribunal for hearing specific claims.So Amazon built the emotion detection function under the assumptions that: - there’s only one kind of “American Eng… https://t.co/V72AgDQwEw
Retweeted by Alexis et aliaDon’t do this. This is ableist. Weaponizing a chronically ill person’s productivity against another to make sure t… https://t.co/ChX8dpsOWw
Retweeted by Alexis et aliaSpeaking as a college professor, the most overawing comment about the American educational system I can make is tha… https://t.co/qhDkNAhFpo
Retweeted by Alexis et alia"Dilation is a special case of sex."The people who study autocracy are all singing the same tune: American Democracy is not strong enough to survive an… https://t.co/41BKxi2mCr
Retweeted by Alexis et aliaThe truth is, if Biden/Harris lose, there isn't going to be an opportunity to elect someone they like in their life… https://t.co/iFGX2LCMO3
Retweeted by Alexis et aliaJust for people asking: the flagrant violations of AppStore policy that web browsers would be rejected for in this… https://t.co/Rd5jQT4jpP
Retweeted by Alexis et aliaRemember: Apple’s iOS rules would not have allowed for the invention of the web browser. Let that sink in. They wou… https://t.co/Etd7ljvObA
Retweeted by Alexis et alia @maxschrems Similar points raised by @DouweKorff ➡️https://t.co/gPpXx8z02E
Retweeted by Alexis et alia @maxschrems @PrivacyPros and other US based entities and lawyers have been spinning disinformation on the SCCS bein… https://t.co/GLg5NfyTSu
Retweeted by Alexis et alia
8/29
2020

0