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Julian Simpson @builddoctor Auckland, New Zealand

Husband, Dad, Internet Plumber

2,066 Following   3,662 Followers   7,130 Tweets

Joined Twitter 7/26/09


@timharding @jezhumble @semaphoreci @tastapod @cread @samnewman @dantebriones @nimmaj Amazing team 🏴‍☠️
9/27
2020
alright kittens, bring on your on call questions. I will write a piece over the weekend (knock on wood) and answer… https://t.co/yRoBDjcIkf
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9/25
2020
Also, fix transport. https://t.co/2R5aSQgZzS
9/24
2020
Thread about Florida. Trump MUST win Florida, period. No model has him losing Florida and winning 270 electoral vot… https://t.co/qm1dISyCxC
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9/15
2020
The next time you use any navigational device like Google maps, thank Dr Gladys West, one of the inventors of GPS t… https://t.co/j91aTkKEEl
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9/9
2020
This is inexcusably vile. This kind of disgusting reaction is a great demonstration of Ashley's daughter's point, a… https://t.co/KvhDmwJEEa
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9/3
2020
Most liked Tweet ever. A tribute fit for a King. #WakandaForever https://t.co/lpyzmnIVoP
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8/29
2020
Second World War spy, Noor Inayat Khan is the latest person to receive an English Heritage blue plaque. 🔵 Khan was… https://t.co/TaKEdqn4GN
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8/28
2020
@shs96c Thinking of you!
8/25
2020
This man tried to swim to freedom from our island gulag. The authorities caught him and plunged him alive in molten… https://t.co/5o5HdShOnS
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8/23
2020
Thank you so much for this public health / service announcement! Brilliant thread laying out the #COVID19nz science… https://t.co/OzK6udOjI4
Retweeted by Julian SimpsonGerry Brownlee and Judith Collins making international news for being conspiracy theorists. Well done National Pa… https://t.co/EMPiZN3b1w
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8/21
2020
@jimwebber https://t.co/W4Dh0VtLqs
8/18
2020
So... a bunch of farmers* on twitter are asking what inventions ‘non white’ people have contributed to civilisation… https://t.co/8Sky0dtQiQ
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8/14
2020
would love to get more folks in the beta for @blockpartyapp_ -- if you or someone you know is tired of dealing with… https://t.co/81fHTqGoZ5
Retweeted by Julian SimpsonSo apparently I spent my afternoon writing about the case against the COVID Card for @NZStuff. https://t.co/fVYWkwi8bR
Retweeted by Julian SimpsonHey opposition party, this is the sort of thing you should be holding the government to account over. National: Shh… https://t.co/1uJVIvjZU5
Retweeted by Julian Simpsoni've been watching new zealand social media influencers state the NZ defence force is putting NZ into full military… https://t.co/2TQWEHRqWr
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8/13
2020
I really love this post about Judith Collins. I think most of New Zealand agrees 🤔 https://t.co/SsPS5CDvFc
Retweeted by Julian Simpson#LATEST: "We have our first cases of Covid-19 outside of managed isolation or quarantine facility in NZ," Ardern sa… https://t.co/vs68qx7YjK
Retweeted by Julian SimpsonOh fuck https://t.co/zOJODCk9NB
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8/11
2020
EXCITING! My on-line Continuous Delivery course goes on sale this week! If you are a fan of CD, I don't want you to… https://t.co/dOAVhXRkAZ
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8/10
2020
Again. Saying nothing is free. No strings attached. No fine print. No catch. It's all the way free.
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8/5
2020
@susanlovespups @davenewworld_2 Agreed! Anyone looking to book landscaping in the Orlando area? https://t.co/Vf6U1toMf7
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8/3
2020
Still think it is, Pete... https://t.co/rwXo4zeFyf
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7/30
2020
@widged @paulbrislen I hope they stop with that playbook.
7/18
2020
Why diversity matters (and no one should need to write this headline in 2020) https://t.co/rQ1JevlAjH Very well said and provably true.
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7/17
2020
Replacing loaded words in codebases might not change much, but opposing those changes speaks volumes.
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7/8
2020
@lisaphillips So sorry to read this, Lisa.Want to help make security about people, trust and making smaller organisations stronger? Please share for reach :) https://t.co/bm7jbM6gzZ
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7/7
2020
@adamgoucher Does it fail to connect to an IP address owned by CloudFlare? We just saw that happen.
7/6
2020
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7/1
2020
@tumbarumba Are they filming another Kath and Kim series?Today's the day. SafeStack Academy is now live. https://t.co/zZf0HgLUqg <3 https://t.co/gmYwUiQJMi
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6/24
2020
Thread. https://t.co/bd7iSRgJ84
6/14
2020
#BlackLivesMatterUK 2x more likely to die. 5x more likely have force used. 6x more likely to be handcuffed. 8x more… https://t.co/MdJYRyh8YL
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6/8
2020
All right; let me use my superpower for good: For every charitable donation to benefit racial justice, I will disp… https://t.co/FpSLgFdnGv
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6/2
2020
Today I released the first edition of Riot Medicine, a public domain book to help street medics in the struggle for… https://t.co/IWU7Tf1daL
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5/30
2020
My 2020 blogging renaissance continues. Post #4 this year is a book review. https://t.co/Y1ZTma0h8G
5/27
2020
Ever wonder why women were the first programmers? Knitting was considered women's work, and this is what they were… https://t.co/M0dlTxbauA
Retweeted by Julian Simpson @QuinnyPig GUIs were a mistake.
5/20
2020
@AndyPalmer One of those is on the roadmap. I hate to buy tools under pressure, and the 80’s charger was going begging!Had the lockdown flat battery twice. Decided to give the AA a break and do an old school recharge the second time. https://t.co/0rM5gZjblS
5/16
2020
Week 8 of lockdown: My girlfriend made an art gallery for our cat. https://t.co/LDXKFmf4ST
Retweeted by Julian Simpson @TheresaNeate TDD as if you mean it, by Keith Braithwaite.
5/15
2020
@olofolsson This way I get to use up my scrap wood pile and make something that isn’t YAML :) @jimwebber I’ll make a special shiny one for you. @stephane_tavera That is amazing! Beyond my skills right now. @stephane_tavera Sure! @stephane_tavera Good point, I’ll think about that for iteration 3. Thanks! @coldclimate I could spend hours trying to design something and it would still look like a failed school woodwork p… https://t.co/ENeBH9JaolIteration 2 is artisanal, locally sourced scrap wood. Solid and more stable, but could be prettier. https://t.co/iiNSzXG1RcI’m making a laptop stand for my home office. Iteration 1 is scrap wood and beer carton. https://t.co/8Vq3shn7UiFinally understood what zoom meetings remind me of. https://t.co/Quca3up2mc
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5/13
2020
@lassewesth @srbaker Vintage index cards!Our celebration of books officially ends today with the release of #AgileConversations from @douglassquirrel & @JTFhttps://t.co/tRiBqAbTxh
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5/12
2020
@timharding I though food was the loophole for them to safely open. I hope you get to enjoy some restaurant food soon! @timharding Good to go, right?
5/11
2020
28 / 100 registrations in 24 hrs! https://t.co/M9AIJlfNZH
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5/4
2020
@tumbarumba @SamirTalwar Would be very happy to do that.
5/3
2020
@SamirTalwar FWIW, I miss the Taylor Street runs.All of our dogs think we quit our jobs to spend more time with them. All of our cats think we got fired for being… https://t.co/fl7JWjD4hs
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5/2
2020
CITCON is going virtual! This conference has probably influenced me the most about software development practices,… https://t.co/92LwsmqfOA
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5/1
2020
Are you hiring? Lots of people are looking for a job at the moment. Reply to this tweet with a link to your careers… https://t.co/E3YnrLJNPh
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4/30
2020
Inspired watching so many new Zealand small businesses take the big step into online... Smbs are fighting ❤️ If a… https://t.co/0skfiIxlnL
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4/23
2020
6 KM supermarket trip done in homebrew style. https://t.co/BLa3ERFny9I'm looking for a contractor to help Duckbill with some marketing and sales enablement stuff. Lots of collateral cr… https://t.co/lOnH7QGR8g
Retweeted by Julian SimpsonI wrote another blog post, in which I moan about WSL: https://t.co/5v4inP2RdC
4/22
2020
#COVID19 #BorisTheButcher https://t.co/7sH9aMlaQv
Retweeted by Julian SimpsonMissing your IKEA meatball fix? We’ve created a recipe for you to recreate this delicious dish in the comfort of yo… https://t.co/WLrSF17Blk
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4/21
2020
@jimwebber @simonjbridges You’re right Jim, I fed the trolls. Thanks for looking out for me. My family are safe a… https://t.co/fSBlfGhsjX @simonjbridges Too soon.
4/20
2020
If you could end Covid-19 by sacrificing a JavaScript framework, which one would you choose and why Angular?
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4/19
2020
Thank you to whoever made this https://t.co/Qc3962KPad
Retweeted by Julian SimpsonTo be fair these government billboards of the Queen are pretty effective. https://t.co/S3MYUnyKtb
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4/17
2020
I wrote my annual blog post: https://t.co/0QwFX4Wf8pBenno on the market is a travesty. Please find him a job I can make fun of. https://t.co/slu7RiYu3K
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4/15
2020
Scum certified. https://t.co/HjdH4Gb2K6
4/12
2020
@nick_s_drew Need to pick up another brew kit at the supermarket!If there’s more lockdown, I’m ready. https://t.co/ZrVQFSHZGp
4/11
2020
Everyone expects a Tova inquisition https://t.co/nJ58u8ZcrJ
4/7
2020
Just in case you missed it on @jimmykimmellive, here it is in raw, uncut form for easy listening: “Stay the F*ck at… https://t.co/fojHOaaFtp
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4/3
2020
@mipsytipsy My grandpa was in the Pacific in WWII. Similar deal I think. Couldn’t tell you how he felt. @mipsytipsy Grandma sounds badass. RIP.OK Tech folks, we need to talk. Generally speaking, the tech sector hasn't seen a significant downturn since the .… https://t.co/A2DlgWkdQU
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4/1
2020
Hi. I designed some coronavirus travel posters for you. Stay the F* home. Love you all. https://t.co/mzY52GFm6Z
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3/29
2020
@UberGeekGirl Aww, lovely! 😻 @UberGeekGirl Thanks! He reduces our stress levels when we can find him. Hope you’re on the mend! @UberGeekGirl Happy birthday! https://t.co/ssDMZwOGGN
3/24
2020
Just sayin' #COVIDー19 #StupidPeopleAnnoyMe #StayHome https://t.co/JmcLSETX6Y
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3/22
2020
This. https://t.co/3uq7Sc1ptu
3/20
2020
I made this graphic to send to friends or family if you see them post unsubstantiated rumours about the NZ Govt's a… https://t.co/dc5HlR4bfw
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3/19
2020
Hi folks, I'm suddenly #jobseeking, as the startup where I work is cutting back to a skeleton crew due to… https://t.co/e82mQcKsDJ
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3/18
2020
I know this time of self isolation is hard and scary for people but however bad you are feeling- please, please don… https://t.co/VudrndYTHQ
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3/17
2020
Happily I closed work’s old GoDaddy account yesterday. Without a backward glance. https://t.co/yuWbZJiNqC
3/16
2020
I mentioned that @jezhumble and my book is in the top 25 most recommended programming books of all time. In celeb… https://t.co/2bMShCMRar
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3/13
2020
These people remote. https://t.co/2BGtjh73dg
3/11
2020
@lady_nerd https://t.co/1g97ELLvIL
3/10
2020
Ever wondered what it would be like if academics gave post-match conferences? Twitter's been heavy the past few we… https://t.co/7XTfya9UUM
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3/9
2020

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