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Julian Simpson @builddoctor Auckland, New Zealand

Husband, Dad, Internet Plumber

2,028 Following   3,707 Followers   7,040 Tweets

Joined Twitter 7/26/09


@timharding Yeah, some of them were cringe level 2000, which is attention grabbing and annoying.
2/21
2020
@timharding I used to resent the intrusion into my movie watching.i have been using java for more than 20 years and still, every single time https://t.co/J31qtUefAW
Retweeted by Julian Simpsonmy therapist: your habit of reflexively using corporate jargon outside of work is alienating to your family + frien… https://t.co/yQkRUZERlW
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2/20
2020
@timharding Yeah, you less exposure to insecure WP plugins now. 👍🏻
2/18
2020
I wrote a blog post. https://t.co/1gOM4oTnNoIn a former job, the legacy system was typically called "the VAX" or "the PDP". I guess we could have renamed it "t… https://t.co/5bLOch49FG
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2/17
2020
@maknz St. Ali. Tasting flight of coffee.
2/15
2020
@tastapod @patrickdebois I think we observed the same population in the field! @patrickdebois “The daily standup is a ritual where the males vie for alpha status by quoting an ancient manifesto… https://t.co/FMcLZCNkzz
2/13
2020
@k8em0 That’s just the tip of the iceberg.Why programming language X was right for my project: a post-hoc justification of my social group’s aesthetic prefer… https://t.co/b1Co14e94a
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2/4
2020
@laexample @particle https://t.co/DDwsAomaP5 @laexample @particle Will need to check that out. I bought lots of gear from AliExpress but never integrated it. @laexample If I can make this old school gear work I too will get the Arduino gear out! @laexample I’ll swap out that component and try again in the week. If I can make it work on the bench I’ll solder… https://t.co/5qeFaYzSyi @laexample It’s a phototransistor, but I have no idea of its provenance. Also not sure that it works! I can turn t… https://t.co/T5D9tAx1DCAt least this iteration passes the smoke test... https://t.co/5F5ieSgP2x
2/2
2020
Thank you, @ByDonkeys. This is so brilliant. 💕💕💕 https://t.co/WqasD0pwLo
Retweeted by Julian Simpson @NuaBereny Yes! Never had them before. Will try one tonight.First harvest. https://t.co/f3bQ09c4Ts
2/1
2020
On my way to catch up with old colleague. It’s nice when they visit us in the Antipodes. @timharding Kia kaha Tim.
1/31
2020
I talk a lot about how you can’t be a great developer without great communication skills, but I don’t think people… https://t.co/2RFSDxCLbR
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1/30
2020
My team at @honeycombio is hiring a second US-based developer advocate! Come work with me? We're open to a wide ra… https://t.co/AADJbBvmIW
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1/28
2020
This from the party that was going to spend a billion dollars on a highway that even its own studies said didn't ma… https://t.co/xWqh1407LP
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1/27
2020
This thread as a single HTML page: https://t.co/1rMC2oU8IJ Peace out, nerds!
Retweeted by Julian SimpsonNow this is a work of art! https://t.co/5hW7u2pL3g It's a browser that's able to render web pages--full color wit… https://t.co/2whXZlajiM
Retweeted by Julian SimpsonThis mute word lists works so well, I had trouble finding this tweet to share. https://t.co/eLlZjWkicl
1/25
2020
20,000 left to go beyond one million followers of @AuschwitzMuseum. 4 days left. It seemed impossible, but it appe… https://t.co/mvHrtL9Ast
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1/24
2020
Help wanted @safestack would like to start working with a Te Reo Māori speaker to record some voice over work, scri… https://t.co/CXUOt0KcAa
Retweeted by Julian SimpsonHave just seen mansplaining described as 'correctile dysfunction' and my funeral will be next week
Retweeted by Julian SimpsonMe trying to use pandas for data analysis https://t.co/s6jcC6MTb8
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1/23
2020
The ingenious of this guy is only comparable to the guy who built a fully-fledged file system that was storing dat… https://t.co/tZUGPLCjNX
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1/20
2020
But my Devops team says .... https://t.co/QxS7qxpIf6 @nicolefv I read that as “Big Fucking Diagram” and I don’t feel bad about it 🤷‍♀️
Retweeted by Julian Simpson @beajammingh Smirnoff would work for me.Can one plant trees with air miles? https://t.co/t2urmvEwJz
1/17
2020
Coda blogged https://t.co/HvMfP9CV5C
Retweeted by Julian SimpsonSo, my thoughts on engineering performance management have always been a bit idiosyncratic, but Matt's tweets today… https://t.co/fHKXc95Ukc
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1/13
2020
Tree is now garden mulch and firewood. Whew. https://t.co/HOwJ84xJVLA theme you hear from testers and QA people revolves around a lack of agency; unable to affect meaningful change in… https://t.co/nN0cCZdCfH
Retweeted by Julian Simpson @timharding We might need an upgrade for that. (I’d love to upgrade to one of the big Hansa ones ...)
1/12
2020
@coldclimate Less that half the cost of a new one, and I don’t have to drive green waste to the dump, and pay. @coldclimate I had a feeling that the modern product wouldn’t be optimised for throughput. Bought mine 2nd hand and replaced the blades. @coldclimate Not sure mine has those “safety features”! https://t.co/C7DAZVL0OfToday’s project is felling and mulching this annoying tree. A garden shredder is a good investment if you live som… https://t.co/h04sYTKer6
1/11
2020
Call out to local and international brewery friends. Please consider jumping onboard and brewing a batch of Resilie… https://t.co/m2hRJamupH
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1/10
2020
@QuinnyPig SaltStack.
1/9
2020
Craving deep-dive technical talks on the present and future of #DevOps, #technology, #CICD, & #automation? Check o… https://t.co/1GsVN9yXnX
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1/3
2020
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1/1
2019
It’s a new dikud, @jimwebber!Happy new year, Tweeters. Onwards.Anyone I know is currently in Narooma and has two spare blankets for my in-laws who are evacuated there but have no… https://t.co/7NYWnjxqm0
Retweeted by Julian Simpson @jpdanner Oh nice! Glad the beer fared better than the label!Scott Morrison really hates this picture so delete it from your device immediately and definitely do NOT share it!! https://t.co/8hFfZ0kevo
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12/31
2019
Working with a unicorn at last. https://t.co/mkyqGEYjxH
12/24
2019
🎉🎉🦄🦄 The Phoenix Project available for FREE for the next 24 hours, as a thank you to the DevOps community for makin… https://t.co/xe4hBdnDO0
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12/19
2019
Since the Conservatives came to power in 2010, a summary: 800 libraries closed 📚🚫 40% fewer PCSOs. 👮‍♀️🚫 20,000… https://t.co/UVt6ryxJIX
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12/12
2019
Just because it's trendy doesn't mean it's the right answer. Conversely just because it's not ten years old doesn't… https://t.co/JhoI8yGWX8
Retweeted by Julian SimpsonNow I want to work at Basecamp. https://t.co/LfoBXDqzcs
12/11
2019
After today, I think I’m leaving NFS and RPC behind with Solaris.Hey NZ startup community! @safestack would like to come talk to startup hubs in nz about how to rock security as a… https://t.co/15kHcjG4oj
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12/10
2019
@timharding Nice malty ale flavour, not OTT in any direction. Would pair with marmite or peanut butter. @timharding I liked the idea and the taste. Really needed to taste original Vogel’s at the same time.Umm, delicious? https://t.co/qjZeDEFfAZCompanies offering great remote work experiences: @FirstbaseHQ @digitalocean @figmadesign @InVisionApp @automattichttps://t.co/tVSq44yzy7
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12/7
2019
it seems like the biggest problem with microservices is the network so has anyone tried just putting them all on one big server
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12/6
2019
https://t.co/Vx3W7p0hIu https://t.co/9XRQmjNohBGarrick Tremain has been drawing racist, mysoginistic cartoons for many years and the ODT keeps on publishing em. I… https://t.co/cllWBGvWcN
Retweeted by Julian Simpson178 kind people at DevOpsDays Auckland opted to donate to charity instead of receiving a t-shirt. We are stoked to… https://t.co/5daIwqDWQh
Retweeted by Julian Simpson @cedwardsNZ @dan3d I hope you can keep the batch size small. How are the cats coping? @cedwardsNZ @dan3d BRB, starting a freight company called Kubernetes Transport Ltd. @parsley72 @jpdanner @buzzyNZ @EagleBrewingNZ @thebeerspotnz @DavidRFaulkner @petegoo @josh_robb @KylieJaySays Nort… https://t.co/cNIQtesj34
12/4
2019
Mute me for a bit if you don’t like long diatribes about startup debacles but this reminds me of a story (1/n) https://t.co/lHuAF0ruOK
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12/2
2019
Insider Threat Risk - Blast Radius Perspective. A thread. The management of insider threats is a complex and ofte… https://t.co/hx81tTTGR8
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12/1
2019
One more day to register to vote. Fucking do it now. Fucking tell other people to do it. https://t.co/unC8UV2nFK
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11/25
2019
@cread Oh crap. Will DM. @cread Do you need a second pair of eyes?
11/23
2019
Meg, team needs more synergy. Don't let the grass grow too long on this. Jim, jot this down, I just had a thought s… https://t.co/R2qyfp9oV7
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11/22
2019
What’s better than BEER? STEPHEN COLD BEER! @StephenAtHome @colbertlateshow #LSSCinNZ https://t.co/XCBtkjVuMs
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11/21
2019
... but still haven’t worked out how to get trips in the near future, let alone the past. A missing API feature mi… https://t.co/XEIqB6Ast4The transport API can tell me what planned bus trips will happen by my stopToday, I used the app to verify that the bus was indeed down the road. Will be same amount late to work, but saved… https://t.co/dIXuiwa9Fn @timharding @mikebroberts I did give some feedback on their app today. I’m very keen to see if I can build a lambd… https://t.co/FdvLo9yQGO @timharding @mikebroberts Auckland Transport have cut some bus services, but they’re still funding an Uber service… https://t.co/SDRaru87QU
11/20
2019
@paul_hammant Yeah, it seems appropriate! @paul_hammant Oh my. I feel better after looking at those charts!However I’m now walking the last mike to work. 1 hour elapsed. No escooters nearby. Driving takes about 30 minutes.OK, behind the register wall there’s some better docs.Just registered so I can read the API docs.I’ve travelled 5km in 40 minutes. Thinking about writing a thing to tell me when there’s an actual bus in my subu… https://t.co/xoE78D0Zyf
11/19
2019
OH NO https://t.co/qoGwdrIDDT
Retweeted by Julian SimpsonA wild @codemania CFP appears! Tell your friends, and hide it from your enemies. https://t.co/zpZQXzhnZ6
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11/18
2019
@annebilek Ouch?If you’re wondering whether to vaccinate or not, I encourage you to read this. It’s a description of our son’s last… https://t.co/xHeXmKeKPG
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11/17
2019
hey. guess what. the decade ending doesn't matter. it doesn't mean shit. it's not a deadline. it's made up. it'… https://t.co/ly5xcWw2Ae
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11/16
2019
If you had said “Docker sells to Mirantis” to anyone 5 years ago, they would have laughed you out of the room. Reme… https://t.co/KnJN7sVOlY
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11/14
2019
@mattsoutherden Never hurts to be prepared.
11/13
2019

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