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Brenton @appsforartists San Francisco, CA

UX Engineer on @MaterialDesign Research (and human whose opinions are his own)

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Joined Twitter 3/14/09


@argyleink I'll PM it. I haven't given it publicly yet, so there isn't a public video. @argyleink I have a whole talk about it. 🙂 @argyleink It's easy to think "How do I transition from A to B? Cross-fade them, and scrub through the fade with th… https://t.co/xSfE9KwSFb @argyleink In my experience, scroll timelines are a naive solution that makes the UX worse. @argyleink It makes me sad that web animation is pushing these sorts of interactions. They're an antipattern. Most… https://t.co/CwoYbXwI72
9/19
2019
@Allstate Got my license when I was 15, but your quote page throws an error if I say less than 16. 😩 My dad was ev… https://t.co/Mc72WU98SQ
9/18
2019
@lukescholefield 😆
9/15
2019
@Lane8music I just discovered the Summer version, and I'm grooving so hard. Bummed I'll miss you this weekend (alr… https://t.co/FA9PTpAHJm
9/12
2019
@devonzuegel https://t.co/oBmMNXTsepSubmitting this for best short film 2019 https://t.co/GQyDNtqxM6
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9/11
2019
@lukescholefield "You know how people like knowing they have spinach in their teeth..."After a week away from my shaver, I spent a second week experimenting with only grooming one side of my face. Surpr… https://t.co/TJ27SrRPb4 @jesslynnrose Making stuff, asking questions on forums, reading random blog posts from self-important neckbeards on places like Hacker News. @daiyitastic My default Saturday, if I don't have more concrete plans, is to bike through the park to @AndytownSF,… https://t.co/8eWSaoORQ9
9/10
2019
@year_progress This year has gone wwaaayyyy too fast...
9/9
2019
@YasmineEvjen @LiamSpradlin He is speaking to the Nevadan in me. I can taste the casino pancakes already. @argyleink @ikasliwal https://t.co/lxlkb1Bh1v
9/8
2019
I am all about safety, but we need to be encouraging cycling, not creating obstacles. These ideas won’t help us inc… https://t.co/mkemzhGkgJ
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9/7
2019
@Rich_Harris @johnlindquist I've built some really slick interactive gestural interfaces with this pattern that wou… https://t.co/Mnk2aUH3V0 @Rich_Harris @johnlindquist And if you prefer prose, I wrote this up in parallel to explain how they work: https://t.co/hI8KyIhtjL @Rich_Harris @johnlindquist If you're at-all interested in understanding how reactive programming works, I recommen… https://t.co/4PSOrMsQ6s @Rich_Harris @johnlindquist MemorylessIndefiniteSubject: https://t.co/Isv3q5h7hV @Rich_Harris @johnlindquist IndefiniteSubject: https://t.co/dghDLhIGGS @Rich_Harris @johnlindquist I also have implementations of Subject (with and without memory) that I never got aroun… https://t.co/6Fm49m4aDO @Rich_Harris @johnlindquist In fact, I've written such a library: https://t.co/STFsRmLpgU @Rich_Harris @johnlindquist All operators should be in a separate library, to avoid this problem of blessing which… https://t.co/3D46J45QzF @Rich_Harris @johnlindquist My hypothesis is that the ideal (near-term) Observable implementation is _just_ the Obs… https://t.co/ULL77U8FHt @Rich_Harris @johnlindquist 2. There are so many operators that if you can't find the one you want, it feels like y… https://t.co/il9IBchCMq @Rich_Harris @johnlindquist In my experience, the problem with RxJS's large API is two-fold: 1. It's a lot to hold… https://t.co/4lp1PJJBwz @Rich_Harris @johnlindquist I've made extensive use of Observable pattern, but haven't done much at all with RxJS. @Rich_Harris @johnlindquist Take this with a grain of salt, because I don't have the original context for this thread:
9/6
2019
@ScootNetworks @SundayStreets 🤔 Moto helmets or kick helmets?Tried to schedule an appointment, and the lady on the appointment line was really nice. Confirmed it was an IRS err… https://t.co/lTB4TIUrOHAnd the number they list on their site for the SF office simply says "we don't accept phone calls; use the website.… https://t.co/V491vYy8LN"If you disagree with this amount, please call this number." 10 minutes of phone hell later: "We're sorry, due to… https://t.co/GvT2XaJzdF @DasSurma @_developit I'm unmoist. Am I broken?
9/5
2019
Hey out there: @materialdesign is looking for a new Creative Lead; a senior position who will craft our design visi… https://t.co/jjBG2nENMI
Retweeted by Brenton*sees Facebook ad for $60 shirts* *Right-click > Search Google for this image* "Hey look - same shirts are on Amazo… https://t.co/HmvosIryl6
9/4
2019
@TheBestNuala I paid $100 per month when Obamacare started for insurance that had absolutely no value. It was liter… https://t.co/GTlvLlNaeI
8/26
2019
@justinfagnani Some of them don't even put the subtotal on the receipt you write the tip on. @justinfagnani That's my pet peeve with cash registers: Most of them calculate the suggested tip with the after-ta… https://t.co/eoaPN5UOkD
8/24
2019
Someone today asked me if I wanted to read Smash Mouth's "All Star" translated into Aramaic and then back to Englis… https://t.co/XXpf6a3008
Retweeted by BrentonI just received a pair of sunglasses from @amazon. It arrived in a 2600 cubic inch box. (This is not an exaggeration.)
8/23
2019
@leisa @jasonmesut Passport style!
8/19
2019
@Scott_Wiener Any idea how to make that happen? We need infrastructure, but nobody trusts Californian governments… https://t.co/WE1tSSu1en
8/18
2019
@mjackson @seldo It also looks like the stats are "jobs attributable to LAX," which likely includes the ground staf… https://t.co/utZT0OPWrI @mjackson @seldo That's bonkers when you think of all the giant companies (Google, Disney, etc.) headquartered in CA. @dan_abramov @AaronOverton Achievement level: Morgan Freeman. @crabbage_ @materialdesign I endorse @crabbage_ 💯,000%! https://t.co/qLQA0BTCshWanna follow somebody awesome? Check out @crabbage_. She just finished an internship on @materialdesign, where she… https://t.co/CAyid70T3R
8/17
2019
@samthor It's been hot and clear this week. We'll see about next.
8/16
2019
@pbakaus I hadn't heard of line-clamp before. I'd just presumed ellipsis was one of those things that was brokenly… https://t.co/I6B4aDdSeo @pbakaus I still scoff at the decision to use engine names for prefixes and not agnostic versions (e.g. -zeta-box-s… https://t.co/FoEjRGG5Qw
8/15
2019
@ddemaree Not sure if it's real. Less sure if that matters.
8/13
2019
@ScootNetworks Too late - I parked up the block, but thanks for the update. @ScootNetworks Is Falletti no longer a charging station? I just left a Scoot with 0 battery, because Falletti wasn… https://t.co/Djde5uWIDA
8/10
2019
I hope @BirdRide isn't phasing out @ScootNetworks in SF. Motos get harder and harder to find, but the neighborhood… https://t.co/fV8AMo3d5E
8/8
2019
@CrystalOnScript Great day to buy a car? @ddemaree @ChristopherSlye Customs at SFO is usually painless. I really appreciate that.
8/4
2019
@bluemonday @rsg I tried @rapha once, but they didn't fit me either. Ill have to look for that type specifically and try again.
8/2
2019
@rsg A friend who owns a bike shop recommended @lululemonmen ABCs this weekend. I'm gonna give them a try. @rsg Finding pants that fit as a cyclist is a surprisingly hard endeavor. Most are too tight in the waist/thighs an… https://t.co/TnOtflkKaQ @argyleink 311 SR-71
8/1
2019
@_developit @BigDataBigData I feel more creative when I'm dancing. 😁 @alexfinlayson @Kylar Creating an interactive slide deck with built-in demos to teach my design philosophy, and the… https://t.co/yu1Kbo2svv
7/30
2019
@imchrisandrews @JesseRodriguez @maggieNYT Even the AC they have is often designed for 85F, not 110F. Paris isn't… https://t.co/uIhmn8kCkF
7/26
2019
@StravaSupport Can you please just tell the developers to look for that? I don't really wanna start a whole support ticket to report a bug. @StravaSupport Got Java errors as notifications twice today while Strava for Android v109.6 tried to post a ride from an elevator. @TheBestNuala @tickytembo I have been impressed with @LondonBreed's response though. Howard does feel noticeably s… https://t.co/j0ChcjJlqk @TheBestNuala @tickytembo I think I told myself that cycling -> exercise -> lower chance of heart disease, to balan… https://t.co/xu2XLkLfG1 @TheBestNuala @tickytembo Nearly got hit twice on Howard one Friday night, then got home and read that Tess died th… https://t.co/AwD7Ceo2E1
7/25
2019
@jennschiffer You've got to come original. @Aetherpoint A good prototype should force you to consider problems that might not be obvious in your imagination.… https://t.co/wrN1bOkho7
7/22
2019
@CarlGottlieb The answer is clearly cheddar, and I'm disappointed in all of the other replies that neglected to mention that.
7/20
2019
@Snugug @jaffathecake @EmpireJS Same. I applied with a Principles of Gesture Design talk to an internal conference,… https://t.co/2S38e3CCYw
7/17
2019
@kentcdodds @danielbisch @Programazing It's still amazes me that I haven't yet found something I want to express th… https://t.co/CZhmoBXCbG
7/15
2019
@slightlylate @British_Airways @phae It's really hard to brexit. @ScootNetworks Would be cool if getting another Scoot within 40 minutes was tacked onto your previous ride rather t… https://t.co/bOYvgGRfj4Been really enjoying riding the @ScootNetworks motos around SF! @DasSurma @jaffathecake Lookin good, Old Surma! @szynszyliszys @sfmta_muni In happier news, welcome to San Francisco! @benedictevans I'm surprised you didn't stand perpendicular to the sidewalk and make the building look /^/. @BenMcMahen Good move. Gesture is one of those words like "motion" that means many different things, but often gets… https://t.co/4bzAT80Rwa
7/14
2019
@kellycodeschaos X seems pretty well represented. Maybe we should be including other letters. 🤔 @maxcoopermax Thanks! @felixfbecker @drosenwasser @HireByGoogle @MicrosoftEdge 🤦‍♂️ cc @DasSurma @slightlylate @maxcoopermax What time do you think you'll go on in SF? @banisgh Vodka is definitely the worst part of a mule. @sophiebits He took the job! Say hi to Nico for me. (He starts next month.) 😊Seems like it would be pretty straightforward to write a classifier that detects accounts that send friend requests… https://t.co/DxRqzmqc5x @genepedia And the owner's insurance should cover a friend's car. @genepedia I don't drive much, and I think credit cards cover rentals.
7/13
2019
@YasmineEvjen @_dte *laughing in millenial* @ISO50 I've been enjoying your instrumental records + live performances for a long time. Playing Weather for the f… https://t.co/E4iGdm6COt
7/12
2019
A light, quick, cheap solution so good, it should be copied the world over: The fietsvlonder is a “bike platform”… https://t.co/IqRmCfJufm
Retweeted by Brenton @BenLesh That explains why you've been posting so late, Pacific time. I've been wondering "what's he doing on Twit… https://t.co/KC0b1zueHf @domenic @mathias @_developit This might be my favorite comment ever 🙃 // Order is important because of how browse… https://t.co/CxwOOhp4C6 @jessiechar I feel that way about most politics. If the most salient part of your identity is how much you love/hat… https://t.co/SmYxheWMwO @pbakaus @Google You'd also work with @iAlbMedina and @CrystalOnScript. They're some of my absolute favorite people at Google! 💖 @argyleink @YasmineEvjen "rAdam rArgyle liked your reply." I was legitimately hoping this was a parody account.
7/10
2019

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