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Al Sargent @alsargent San Francisco, CA

VP Product Marketing @Applitools, #AI powered visual UI testing & monitoring. Co-founder @saucelabs. Views are my own.

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Joined Twitter 6/6/07


@DawnRoseTurner "Our reporting took us to East Orosi, a small unincorporated town of about 500 in Tulare County sur… https://t.co/W40WcJ9Wxr @alexmorcoffee @justinzollars @reedm @chesaboudin @TheMarinaTimes No dashcam or bodycam? @DawnRoseTurner @meyerwork Nice to hear from you @meyerwork! Hope you're well. As for where to put all that salt,… https://t.co/3pQVbsWoADFor those wanting a serious jolt of #okboomer, check out the massive pensions exposed by @Transparent_CA . Then vot… https://t.co/N0axsfDZaq
2/17
2020
@DawnRoseTurner ... how can we scale this up to get ready for the next drought here in California?
2/15
2020
@DawnRoseTurner Really amazing...#MIT scientists have developed a #solar #desalinator which transports heat from the sun through 10-stage process of… https://t.co/sbKaKymp7D
Retweeted by Al Sargent @techreview @Scott_Wiener I believe that online voting software should be open source, in order to create transpare… https://t.co/xc2NBqZAKZVoting software, by law, should be open source. https://t.co/BLZbaVZ5Wl @TransUnion @AskTU Why don't you have 2 factor authentication on your accounts, given all the sensitive data you hold? @TransUnion And no 2 factor authentication. Wow. Just... wow. @transunion You store all my financial data, and yet you only allow passwords of 15 characters in length? Lame. https://t.co/qYUIq0dDqd.@realDonaldTrump - we know many of the same people in NY. Behind your back they laugh at you & call you a carnival… https://t.co/qgTxgUGRIq
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2/14
2020
@_Brad_Schmidt @usbank @editorswindler @NickKristof @nytimes @usbank I've been thinking of canceling my account wit… https://t.co/38IgcIo8dM
2/11
2020
@lithiumaneurysm @drivingmzstacey @philikon @wafoli That bike weight is pretty high -- 350 pounds. So the actual ro… https://t.co/XDW6CK08pdOrder at https://t.co/byFVU5nF9W https://t.co/4lD1mVHKy6
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2/10
2020
Some people find this feature helpful. Others not so much. We’ve heard the feedback loud and clear — members can… https://t.co/S40A6Zh7wZ
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2/9
2020
@Transamerica I've been working with your retirement account website to do a rollover, and it's been a disaster, fr… https://t.co/SGacOWDIzM @techgirl1908 That bug had no chance...
2/8
2020
@ShadowIncHQ What's really needed: a detailed postmortem, similar to what Google did during its outage last year: https://t.co/VeXOw3pb8J @jody_cock @pslutsky @ShadowIncHQ 1000%. *By law*, election software should be open source & have data verified with digital signatures. @pslutsky @ShadowIncHQ This why election software should be open source.
Retweeted by Al Sargent @ShadowIncHQ Better than an apology would be a detailed postmortem, along with lines of what Google published after… https://t.co/4aRWpEiZrm @rabble @ShadowIncHQ ^^^ @ShadowIncHQ Maybe I'm missing something, but why couldn't vote tabulation been achieved with a Google Form that no… https://t.co/Ppf3kVppIJ @rabble Again, let me know if I'm over-simplifying. It's just that, on the surface anyways, it seems like… https://t.co/KgnTwOTD0O @rabble According to this article (https://t.co/WSCVMgoc02 ) the Shadow app required: 1) Email 2) Password 3) 2FA… https://t.co/sOnVvulNeg @rabble Thanks for sharing. Maybe I'm over-simplifying, but couldn't this be done via a non-anonymous submission… https://t.co/UiZ7cj25Vb @Kathleen_Craig @daveidfx @rabble Here in Brazil we have had a completely electronic election for more than two dec… https://t.co/4uOdbcPIlF
Retweeted by Al SargentThe caucus app is firebase / react app built by one senior engineer who’s not done mobile apps and a bunch of folks… https://t.co/LAWNISkcCl
Retweeted by Al SargentBay Area’s refusal to build housing has created a massive # of super-commuters. Big Bay Area employers now send sh… https://t.co/IcMk5gD6pe
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2/6
2020
@emilyjashinsky Agreed. It was awkward for us to watch as a family.
2/4
2020
Would you be interested in such stickers? (RTs are appreciated) https://t.co/XKrOWSxuWN
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2/3
2020
Another one won't happen for 101 years, so make the most of this one! #02220 https://t.co/BcH6UxDfmU
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2/2
2020
Carl Sagan explains how the ancient Greeks knew the Earth was round and calculated its circumference over 2,000 yea… https://t.co/2jdXbSFTih
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1/31
2020
@cstross #dadjoke https://t.co/lC2ixq3nTm
1/30
2020
@reedm @justinzollars @chesaboudin True. But Chesa Boudin hasn’t had his team look into the case either, has he?
1/28
2020
@justinzollars @chesaboudin Can you please share a link to a story on the sex offender he released?
1/21
2020
@BradSmi Wow! What a great plan. Thank you @Microsoft — this is what truly putting your customers first looks like.… https://t.co/OSGv3G0lHQToday Microsoft announced an ambitious goal and a detailed plan to become carbon negative by 2030, remove our histo… https://t.co/CU2Zd81QLH
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1/19
2020
Being an introvert is a gift and real strength https://t.co/UDX1sBW2Kl
Retweeted by Al Sargent @SouthwestAir Thanks for the reply. Please pass this to your security team. It shows how much more secure long pass… https://t.co/UCsGcrknF0 @thehipmunk I hope the Hipmunk cofounders get funding to do this all over again. Great service! @thehipmunk How this makes me feel... https://t.co/i2VA4qo2Bm
1/17
2020
@SouthwestAir Passwords that can only be 16 characters?! That's a huge security fail. It's 2020. People need to b… https://t.co/vlAX1eyPsJ
1/16
2020
@BrazosCoHD Very creative. Nicely done!Why Go and Not Rust? https://t.co/NbziYE8htr (If you are wondering how Rust and Go differ, check it out. I think m… https://t.co/hDWTMw7epb
Retweeted by Al Sargent @techgirl1908 You too!!Nextdoor is Twitter for old people. 🧐 https://t.co/TEM80LtUIM
Retweeted by Al Sargent @techgirl1908 OG JonesLove this — how the map of the United States has changed in 200 years https://t.co/k890ADxoEp
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1/14
2020
@exfatalist Kids change everythinghttps://t.co/yeYUJfcM9z
1/13
2020
This reminds me of a rule I read in a book a while back: for every bug you fix, add a test that'll catch it next ti… https://t.co/ZIBgQ4nFIS
Retweeted by Al SargentUS greenhouse gas emissions fell by 2.1% in 2019, almost entirely due to less coal-fired power production, data sho… https://t.co/IE0ph6lsj1
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1/8
2020
@MG_live_on_tape @SeanGCook @Scott_Wiener @Noahpinion Sean, thanks for sharing those stats. Can you point the pages you got them from?
1/5
2020
@1Password You bet! al dot sargent at gmailYour mind can be trained to speed read https://t.co/UchZqlbOWb
Retweeted by Al Sargent @elonmusk The future is really exciting https://t.co/TkFn8sC7cZ
Retweeted by Al Sargent @1Password Thanks for jumping on this. Firefox 71.0 (64-bit) on macOS Catalina 10.15.2 (19C57). 1Password 7, Ver… https://t.co/8KwtFXn7di
1/2
2019
Learn how you can write millions of points to #InfluxDB 2.0 with the InfluxDB #Python Client on your local machine… https://t.co/cC3VPDyzuf
Retweeted by Al Sargent @1Password Love your product, but you're now appearing when I'm trying to tag a photo on Facebook. This is on lates… https://t.co/0u1u6tM6hF
12/31
2019
@AskUSBank Great! Where is the page with instructions for how to setup?
12/30
2019
@AskUSBank Thanks for the link, but the page you sent doesn't actually mention any about two factor auth. Do you actually have it? @usbank So I got this email from you today, checked if you had 2 factor auth, and found this twitter. Why bother… https://t.co/dQNHT1gr8L @Aella_Girl Btw, I write all the above not as a socialist but as someone that believes that business, properly guid… https://t.co/C0H0zX4qid @Aella_Girl So, the federal government's been getting less tax revenue (as % of corporate income) recently, and the… https://t.co/6ydzuSe4cL @Aella_Girl ... and 91 corporations did not pay federal income taxes on their 2018 income. Source: https://t.co/mtGKUi0x8G @Aella_Girl Now, combine that w/ the fact that Profitable American corporations in 2018 collectively paid an averag… https://t.co/RvONh4hlMy @Aella_Girl A second example: companies are using their cash accumulation to buy back shares. For example, Apple's… https://t.co/gMzGZiusZ4 @Aella_Girl Sounds good in theory, but at a corporate level, the money gets parked in practice. One example: Apple… https://t.co/vGBzdzMC31Enterprise software licensing simulator https://t.co/maBXD9n1zo
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12/28
2019
And now, an @awscloud Christmas thread tale:
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12/26
2019
My son was on the menu in Dublin Zoo today #raar https://t.co/stw2dHe93g
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12/24
2019
@catrope @anniefryman Thanks. I wasn’t aware of that previously. And yes, I agree that she knows politics better than you or me.
12/22
2019
@Jrock08 @anniefryman @Scott_Wiener No condescension intended -- I simply wasn't aware that @anniefryman works for… https://t.co/E8m6aaxFMS @parscale @realDonaldTrump Fair point: that's good growth. Congrats. You know what would be even tougher for Democ… https://t.co/L4JpM0rpIbFor starters, they’re enduring a historic fire season, with gigantic, almost Jurassic era fires burning for months… https://t.co/pd7asuePyp
Retweeted by Al SargentA paternoster lift is a passenger elevator, each designed for two persons, that move slowly in a loop without stopp… https://t.co/5iAONwhQbd
Retweeted by Al Sargent @VailResorts @skiheavenly @WhistlerBlckcmb If there's a better address to use, please let me know. @VailResorts @skiheavenly @WhistlerBlckcmb Due to this lack of response, I'll need to fill out an SC-100 form for C… https://t.co/TKvkMXx7Pd @VailResorts @skiheavenly @WhistlerBlckcmb I ordered tickets back on November 24, to give to my kids on Christmas m… https://t.co/iDWJw6Bnk7A 5-year-old student at an elementary school in Vista, California, collected enough money to pay off the negative l… https://t.co/F2Yq88IM6C
Retweeted by Al Sargent @Evict_Twit_ter Oh ok, Prop C from 2018 is what you're talking about. Thanks for clarifying. (C-2019 was about e-c… https://t.co/N5UuGI5JfX @christinevans @Evict_Twit_ter @mikemccaffrey @MMSFOceanBeach @FitzTheReporter @OurHomeSF No need to reply... you a… https://t.co/551lbi3rwF @christinevans @Evict_Twit_ter @mikemccaffrey @MMSFOceanBeach @FitzTheReporter @OurHomeSF Gotcha. Thanks for clarifying. @christinevans @Evict_Twit_ter @mikemccaffrey @MMSFOceanBeach @FitzTheReporter @OurHomeSF So, under SB50, there wou… https://t.co/NHzwVAFcpj @christinevans @Evict_Twit_ter @mikemccaffrey @MMSFOceanBeach @FitzTheReporter @OurHomeSF Ah yes, I remember that s… https://t.co/5A0cpniZ7N @Evict_Twit_ter You mean the Prop C related to e-cigs? https://t.co/vUWWCLTa0Q @Evict_Twit_ter Not saying we shouldn't have affordable housing, nor that we shouldn't try to harmonize tax rates a… https://t.co/oP5KpJlauV @Evict_Twit_ter Anyways, it's unclear how San Francisco city officials would be able to walk into a bank in Ireland… https://t.co/rRotSrNeAl @Evict_Twit_ter Here's an example. The company here is Apple, based of course in Cupertino, but their tax avoidance… https://t.co/EzwxkBQnHk @Evict_Twit_ter Yes, there's a lot of wealth in companies that are headquartered in SF. But those firms are incorpo… https://t.co/gQPxz0QFNg @christinevans @Evict_Twit_ter @mikemccaffrey @MMSFOceanBeach @FitzTheReporter @OurHomeSF I understand why suburban… https://t.co/cIXh9I5PVl @christinevans @Evict_Twit_ter @mikemccaffrey @MMSFOceanBeach @FitzTheReporter @OurHomeSF Thanks for all that. Curi… https://t.co/o5RSXdxqoG @AaronPeskin https://t.co/6GzXpjuVSd @Evict_Twit_ter The theory behind 30% is that it would incent more developers to build, since they can profit from… https://t.co/JtsxMz1eF4 @Evict_Twit_ter For me, it's a question of economic incentives: what *percentage* of mandatory affordable housing i… https://t.co/OswKqKa8v7 @Evict_Twit_ter Gotcha. Thanks for clarifying. Look, I hear you around building the right kind of housing stock.… https://t.co/A6NvjrJoat @christinevans @Evict_Twit_ter @mikemccaffrey @MMSFOceanBeach @FitzTheReporter Interesting, thanks for sharing that… https://t.co/Zl8EM5UCVm
12/21
2019

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