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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


@lanceball The trick is to travel to places where they're considered basic infrastructure. @drosenwasser @typescript Ended up doing `as const` in conjuction with `: PointerEvent & { type: 'pointerdown' |… }… https://t.co/PfV4HFKVDk @drosenwasser @typescript and Record<string, const> doesn't work either. @drosenwasser @typescript Nope: No index signature with a parameter of type 'string' was found on type '{ readonl… https://t.co/FZ5L01Ct9q @drosenwasser @sindresorhus @typescript Ahhh, I didn't know as const. I tried `as Record<string, string>`, but tha… https://t.co/mWtdJzxVi7 @sindresorhus Feeling this so hard right now. type: 'down' | 'move' | 'up' | 'cancel' // … type: { 'pointerdown'… https://t.co/XRvFWOVS0KToday in total bullshit: a woman has been charged with lewdness in Utah because she was working in her own home wit… https://t.co/BcJjk3ydH4I didn't listen to a lot of Catch 22 in high school, but I think I play them more now than anything else I listened to back then. 🎺 🎷🥁🎸🏁 @Una discoshoes. @jamonholmgren Verti-bra sounds like the trade name for underwire.
11/22
2019
@argyleink look at you: makin the web all better + stuff… 😍 @auchenberg Like most of the northern hemisphere, OR and CA get dark early in the winter months. I'd save my roadtrip for the summertime. @jestelle I can't wait to see the ligature for Alabama!
11/21
2019
Rooting for Framer - great people with great ideas! https://t.co/AIKFPUhQbMI'm going to London for work in early December. I'm unreasonably excited to go shopping there. @urbanrider51 might take all my money.
11/20
2019
@jongold From what I recall, the culture of Portland is dramatically different on the OR side of the river than the… https://t.co/vMstEWXG1E
11/19
2019
what I love about coding is that it’s a magical power that allows you to take the joke all the way to the end
Retweeted by Brenton @DavidKPiano @_developit The worst part of the prose-style API is the ambiguity around methods. How do you know whi… https://t.co/WUPgSXfiHC
11/18
2019
While my heel gif is blowing up on twitter, I would like to share this very appropriate gif I made. https://t.co/TwKbkSZWPK
Retweeted by Brenton @brezina @sfmta_muni @SFBART I think a lot of their system is new (modulo what happened in Roger Rabbit). When I w… https://t.co/xh8QHOZC4O @sfmta_muni I appreciate that you took the time to explain why they do it, but it's still total bullshit. @sfmta_muni Outbound? Towards Ocean Beach @sfmta_muni Folsom at Embarcadero. Happens consistently.It's total bullshit when the @sfmta_muni N Judah closes its doors, pulls ahead 5 feet, and spends 3 minutes at the… https://t.co/eJTDueOQRI
11/16
2019
@MattHaneySF @walksf The only thing more frustrating than a car/truck idling in the bike lane is watching a cop or… https://t.co/BpnwoudZh0
11/15
2019
@YasmineEvjen https://t.co/pqLyrtbBfx @YasmineEvjen Do I have to build a visualization of my hand raising?
11/14
2019
@Lane8music https://t.co/nooAZIv4hD @mattgperry I would add a Batman GIF about darkness here, but Twitter GIF search likes to crash mobile Chrome. @mattgperry 😳 @mattgperry It's getting close to the solstice; is there only night left? @andrestaltz I'm amazed at how good of a face your hand makes. @BenLesh https://t.co/3UUzPmHpoB
11/12
2019
@classpass Thanks. I was able to find it, but it's evil that you hide it behind the cancellation flow, instead of o… https://t.co/ARru8Dyk1K
11/10
2019
Today in dark patterns: @classpass advertises that membership starts at $15, but they auto-enroll you in an $80 pla… https://t.co/1BneGiXjz2
11/9
2019
@nlevin We might be neighbors. I also live a block from a Popeyes, but have never been.
11/6
2019
Do you need typographic control across five stylistic axes? Yes, yes you do. 💯 And now you can have it in ✨Recursiv… https://t.co/e3cFUMFZW6
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11/5
2019
@DavidKPiano [citation needed] 😉I just listened to 20m of "debate" and read the websites of SF's candidates for district attorney. I can't tell the difference between them.
11/4
2019
I'm disappointed that there's no band named Whisper Campaign. @elvin_not_11 @jennschiffer See - now you're getting it! @elvin_not_11 @jennschiffer It's not a great look. @elvin_not_11 @jennschiffer Oh yeah, and "the strength of your teeth is largely genetic, but I'm going to use that… https://t.co/vneob5f8NI @elvin_not_11 @jennschiffer "I'm going to forcibly hold your mouth open, inject you with a sedative, and use power… https://t.co/NBoFpaP7vF
11/2
2019
Who says you can't wear a Hallowe'en costume to work just because you work remotely? https://t.co/3VnEpk4nj3
Retweeted by Brenton @tdreyno 🎶 Look at these hooks: aren't they great?! Implicitly holding that - what do you call it? - staaatte! 🙃It's dark at 6:15, and Daylight Savings ends on Sunday; which means next week, it will be dark at 5:15. Pacific St… https://t.co/n6q9iDJyxC
11/1
2019
@mjackson It's a moving target you shouldn't have to think about anyway. What happens when a VM optimizes one path… https://t.co/uOZft1t5vr @lehtimaeki @YasmineEvjen @materialdesign @pierluigirufo Inside Google, we use Direct for that. @ohnobackspace rele… https://t.co/1uQBMMVXcA
10/31
2019
@auchenberg 😢 Flash was fantastic. Its authoring capabilities are still unmatched, all these years later. It make… https://t.co/MHPtk4oSf7 @karenbko @dainese @dstoresf Only you know your aesthetic, but they have plenty of urban/casual stuff. I ride a Ve… https://t.co/DzEGgybnok @karenbko Not a petite woman, but I really like the folks at @Dainese @DStoreSF - bought most of my gear there. The… https://t.co/e3nYSNyvd2
10/29
2019
@brezina @ptraughber Fascinating. I would have expected HVAC systems to do a better job filtering the air. @ptraughber Above-ground transit stops every few blocks and exposes you to smokey air again. @ptraughber I'm all about cycling, but there's no way I'm biking in this smoke. I have a hard time begrudging someo… https://t.co/CswTczaCQz @Blackyoda @cratekane @NWSBayArea @MaryKPIX Same in SF - it's subjectively the worst air of the year, but we're onl… https://t.co/SaFXE3ruOa @JedWatson Not sure how long you're around for, but the torta al pastor at Mexico Au Parc was my jam when I worked near there.
10/28
2019
@devdevcharlie Sunset might be pretty because California is on fire again. 😢 @elvin_not_11 Wait...do you? @justinfagnani @__apf__ Leashes. 🙃 @__apf__ Every time I see that sign, I want to add "es" to the end.
10/26
2019
Aaaand I can smell the smoke now in SF. Still tempted to leave my window open, because it's 82F in my room at midnight. #kincaidefire
10/25
2019
@FredKSchott The other option was "The decline cookies button...it does nothing!" https://t.co/UvZ3o05e6I @FredKSchott https://t.co/68yDQzHAZi @FredKSchott Which is why I don't trust them to be anything more than a toggleable div. I presume devs treat them a… https://t.co/Dr8O1OGFtN @FredKSchott Considering how baked-in cookies often are to a web app, I don't trust devs to actually implement an a… https://t.co/w8jzxRnknp @FredKSchott I wonder about that whenever I encounter a cookie acceptance sheet, esp. one with a close button. @kellabyte The best part is that I slide-typed that with Gboard, and it just presumed I meant fucking. @kellabyte How are you so ducking sure? 😉 @RileyJohnGibbs I don't get Lindsey Graham, and I stopped listening to him a long time ago. He was the loudest Nev… https://t.co/QLRQfj0sFd
10/23
2019
@BenLesh Ha - I'm wearing that same blue shirt today. 🙃 Happy birthday Ben! Hope TX has been good to you! @argyleink Although, you might activate a bunch of inert, invalid code. I wonder how many pages have a meaningless… https://t.co/ykSidJehbx @argyleink I wonder how feasible it would be to fix the ones that don't break backwards compatibility. I'd think b… https://t.co/dzj6fmtQDD @jewree https://t.co/U7zZ9UtkglWouldn't the janetbabies have totally spoiled the @nbcthegoodplace experiment?
10/22
2019
This is what happens to cyclists like Yours Truly when drivers don’t use their turn signals or check their mirrors:… https://t.co/cD4dPQmjHH
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10/20
2019
@StravaEng I just blocked all notifications from your app, because I was getting reengagement spam like "Friend has… https://t.co/A6ndBaKiMD
10/19
2019
all plumbing designers: ok my design for the dial to control shower temperature is complete. It turns a complete… https://t.co/xoglPsRiMI
Retweeted by Brenton @JoshWComeau Google calls them Employee Resource Groups (ERGs), and it looks like other orgs do too. Using that te… https://t.co/taj3V6IMbr
10/18
2019
@ptraughber Yes, because cars driving past have done such a good job at preventing vagrancy so far... 🙄 @JoshWComeau If you wanna keep that colleague, it's your responsibility. About traffic, my mom likes to say "it do… https://t.co/MfUBZXMD74
10/17
2019
@WrksOnMyMachine Google. 🙂Anyone want to come build tools for user research? @SusanWojcicki So you felt it move, under your feet?
10/15
2019
@_developit I think if you scratch away the blue, it will tell you. 😉 @james_downes @davidu Often nothing, which is good, but somehow also worse.
10/11
2019
@ReinH Seeing tweets like this and those by @danidonovan makes me think I probably qualify, though I've never tried to find out.
10/10
2019
3.9, epicentered just off the coast of Pacifica: https://t.co/cJ3PJK61BJ
10/5
2019
@argyleink @DasSurma @addyosmani Did you just do that so you can expense flights to London? 🤔
10/4
2019
@threepointone BE ON VACATION! 💖
10/3
2019
@philhawksworth You haven't flown in Europe until you've participated in a gate change stampede. @nicolasdular This is why most people in the US don't even consider a train. Ours are even more slow and expensive.
10/2
2019
@crabbage_ @davelab6 Was such an honor to work with you, Connie! @VallieBrownD5 @MattHaneySF @LondonBreed Most massage therapists aren't sex traffickers. I doubt the ones that are care about permits.I keep hearing about massage places in SF being threatened with unrealistic permitting requirements. @VallieBrownD5https://t.co/IfgwaT8KUhShort clips from my side project as an intern 👾 variable fonts web demos! Width & weight axis values vary by positi… https://t.co/djYgArMGMF
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10/1
2019
@threepointone I stopped by the beach for sunset on my way home yesterday: some of the strongest winds I can rememb… https://t.co/FaJxxQ3NIW
9/29
2019
@threepointone Typing "luck" into Twitter's GIF search crashes Chrome. 🙃The perfect video does not exi— https://t.co/UK7rM623Ng
Retweeted by BrentonI really hope I don't have permanent damage, because I want to enjoy your music in the future. This has been a pai… https://t.co/k8b8jsawbO
9/26
2019

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