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Cyd Harrell @cydharrell San Francisco

ux, product, civic tech, haiku; now consulting w/@CalCourts; fmr chief of staff @18F; alum @codeforamerica & @boltpeters. toolbox: metaphor & duct tape. she/her

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Joined Twitter 1/5/09


Table1 SanBernardino located at 34.383202,-117.663902. Altitude: 2280m https://t.co/UBATArbOz5
Retweeted by Cyd HarrellThe entire tech world is gonna be gobsmacked when they finally realize the solution is to take more time and think about people more.
Retweeted by Cyd Harrell @dansinker Happy birthday, Dan!!! Grateful for what you do! @edmullen let's just say mine is from back when I thought I'd make poetry a full-time career one day... which prett… https://t.co/oLApt6BEOvOur firefighters are exhausted. Our animals are dying. Our land is being destroyed and yet this is not being recogn… https://t.co/yuWrSRyeEJ
Retweeted by Cyd HarrellOn a scale of 0 to 10, how likely are you to recommend NPS to your friends and family? https://t.co/NeLk4d7hS8
Retweeted by Cyd Harrell(I was already a babysitter for the boss; my folks suggested I ask her if she knew of any summer job opps & she gav… https://t.co/bdfZF64PAoaside from babysitting, montessori teaching assistant. I learned that little kids in quantity are delightful & hard… https://t.co/FJLlVYVgpJSince I term out in February, @18F will be looking for a new Executive Director soon. It's a wonderful team on soli… https://t.co/TCleIQSdk7
Retweeted by Cyd Harrellam ashamed. the outdatedness of my personal web presence has reached a point where people think it must be another… https://t.co/yvJh7AVYHzMachine Learning Captcha https://t.co/MxDcis6Jga https://t.co/Mbd61jMtn3 https://t.co/oTXq2Sitoy
Retweeted by Cyd HarrellIt will. That's not a question. For me it's "at what point will they be incentivized to exploit me?" https://t.co/sGGfDM7KW0
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11/15
2019
👇 this 1000% ! 😃👍 https://t.co/Qe7JDhysye
Retweeted by Cyd HarrellIf you were teaching a digital/tech ethnography class to undergrads, what books (not articles) would you assign? “T… https://t.co/fUzWnBezeL
Retweeted by Cyd HarrellFinal two lines of the tweet, folks. https://t.co/yKPsx0IpwZ
Retweeted by Cyd Harrellthis is an interesting example of the proverbial 50-year project (or how long it often takes to make actual change) https://t.co/6lnhmhtxNOnotice the pale sky / notice the ramified paint / notice the people #haikuUX Is My Passion 🥰 https://t.co/kRA9OqkOgU
Retweeted by Cyd HarrellYou'll probably cry, but @BlairBraverman gives good advice on grieving a lost animal companion. https://t.co/tnTg2NXI3h
Retweeted by Cyd Harrelloh wow. I hadn't read this piece by @Remember_Sarah & it's amazing. https://t.co/3LCreU1QeQum wtf https://t.co/unI4ryzn7halso, gotta 😍love😍 this disclaimer https://t.co/AMxaFzZZj2oh hello. https://t.co/YUbnv81ZzWUnderpaying contract workers is not a technology.
Retweeted by Cyd Harrell @AbsP hm I tried it & I get wallets with wrist straps - I'm talking about mini gloves with no fingers - my husband… https://t.co/rd04kMafFi @kimgoodwin for some reason I always feel like I shouldn't be upset, because it's not actually pain @AbsP that would be rad! I wear wristlets indoors a lot as it is.
11/14
2019
Since Steak-umm asked: It’s because it wasn’t. The “cable-cutting” rhetoric was poorly considered contrapuntalism b… https://t.co/KXmQcXUmDx
Retweeted by Cyd Harrellthis makes me smile, because I totally use them even just for skiing in the upper 20s. (I have Raynaud's & getting… https://t.co/f4EakZkfqz @maxberger @AnandWrites he's on it https://t.co/8k4r4VLsQn @amyhoy bahahaha excellent @amyhoy no but 🤣there are times when I miss DC culture just a bit. https://t.co/7YphiQd5AZYou won’t wanna miss @mbloomstein, @sazzy, @rachelandrew, @jensimmons, @cydharrell, @una, @MinaMarkham,… https://t.co/HCXLK3dbeV
Retweeted by Cyd HarrellHelpful links for @StateCDONetwork: - Privacy laws! https://t.co/7Afg9Vd5Hn - Example data exchange network!… https://t.co/4iGX3HQU51
Retweeted by Cyd HarrellVeg out to some SEA-SPAN with the Shark Cam! https://t.co/TaAxKYYKSt
Retweeted by Cyd Harrellthread https://t.co/7kDjuxW4IgFinally got round to finishing 'Rebooting AI' by @GaryMarcus. Highly recommend! Basically deep learning systems ar… https://t.co/borJCeICi6
Retweeted by Cyd Harrell... https://t.co/GiDosxQsgYWater sausage torpedo!!! This beautiful pic is from the awesome Woodland Park Zoo https://t.co/qiW7aNa5Dl
Retweeted by Cyd Harrellbirds in & out of / the morning mist like winter / ghosts testing the night #haiku @yoni yes, I mean the Israeli tech industry in particular is noted for a lack of brilliant women engineers who will… https://t.co/L5pgzUjRnzalso to bookmark against need today: this is a SINGING HUSKY MYSTERY https://t.co/xZnLDIGmov👇happy pup content! (bookmark, should you need it today) https://t.co/Ok6DnadVbHfascinating! (I don't think this is the right thing long term, but as a provocation & particularly for a year focus… https://t.co/dWdjbeF4FaI'm seeing folks get stressed out by that "there's only a month left in the decade what have *you* accomplished" tw… https://t.co/h6wFsdkba3
Retweeted by Cyd Harrell @LeeFlower the replies offer a charmingly balanced selection of both 🤮*48 speakers* all dudes. *FORTY-EIGHT* https://t.co/X6BmVXed5Xthis was a bad idea when stock brokerages did it in the 90s ("bigger wallet share") & it's a bad idea for data brok… https://t.co/dtRiw4fu1gHong Kong protests are in their fifth month despite an escalating crackdown. How? One surprising answer: the fate o… https://t.co/xkud7V6x38
Retweeted by Cyd Harrell @lagarto_malo 😂😂 I’m in Pacific time, it was 11pm - maybe when I retire one day...do we think rosemary shortbread goes with whisky? @shashashasha I'm bad at this, Sha. it's not that I didn't *do* stuff, but I get stuck on accomplish. @CocoPineSA followed you so we can DM about a time - tell me a little bit about what you're interested in as well? @michellethong you're extremely kind. ❤️ it's not that I didn't do anything, it just all feels in progress & not easily measured, you know? @CocoPineSA absolutely! want to set something up?New report from @Stanford_Cyber on info operations attributed to the GRU: https://t.co/tu0lExxIth Findings support… https://t.co/qhE2F0AWTL
Retweeted by Cyd Harrellgot nuthin for that "what did you accomplish this decade" thing. kept a human alive from ages 5 to 15, did a lot of… https://t.co/AGfJ4uwudLI was asked a few days ago how I stay optimistic when I am spending my days thinking about infrastructure (and thus… https://t.co/6QMxpNuIIi
Retweeted by Cyd Harrell @cydharrell It's there on Android... Long press on an app or one of its notifications, then tap Permissions. https://t.co/i7fS9lqov4
Retweeted by Cyd Harrell @AdamtheIA you rock!yeah, this seems like basic useful transparency. iOS & Android folks, how bout it? https://t.co/52g9Ukdxmh @QuinceMountain @thothkristen Q, for some reason the meat saw isn't allowing a contribution in the same way the tru… https://t.co/RdQT5TZWy3 @MeesterGibbs @QuinceMountain @thothkristen I cannot wait to see the next recommendations tbh 😂 @EmilyTav um, very yes please!huge thanks to @EmilyTav for pulling this together! we need to figure out archiving for civic & government tech re… https://t.co/D5B3bHZ9d1😮ok this made my night https://t.co/bzrkK9D6Ug @NotNicePeople @jarango the slides are public here: https://t.co/XajHffsdJ2 - I don't have a podcast unfortunately @nickf rainbow effing unicorns pooping sense @jdkunesh @Cennydd @CDMDePaul "no direction but lots of velocity" is 🎯🔥me: I guess I should open this slim, plain envelope from PayPal because something that looks like this might be a b… https://t.co/XdPc3dDn29for the second time in the current project, the content cavalry has arrived. I feel so very lucky! @daveixd ah, thanks! yes, I came to a similar conclusion (with slightly different words) at the end of that thread from August 👍
11/13
2019
@kimgoodwin I like this too! I settled on principles (for how we get there) & goals (for what we're going for) at t… https://t.co/41kiHXC7NI @jarango this reminds me of this whole thread (& nested one) of conversation as well https://t.co/WXrFWPzZtx @jarango I don't think they were, but I'm more than happy to share my deck &/or talk through it with you! I know we… https://t.co/YobH7cQosD @cydharrell @jarango Have you read Mark Boulton's "Fast and Slow of desigin"? He talks about similar themes https://t.co/8cnSm9j4mh
Retweeted by Cyd Harrell @sugarfreejones @jarango I hadn't seen this, but Jorge's diagram is, I believe, based on the same Stewart Brand one… https://t.co/b5CitJKLel @BlairBraverman love this!! (& gosh he's leggy!)Go get your flu shot.
Retweeted by Cyd Harrell*very briefly* some of the stuff on scale & institutions from my #CanUX talk (first diagram used with permission fr… https://t.co/P3UCXMNTKBhere at the western edge / summer light lasts, angled low / so the rest can’t see #haikuhm, I think this resonates closely with my uneasiness too - it is about scale, without much critical examination of… https://t.co/hzJgkTm8FJA nice piece on the bubble in scooters: https://t.co/PgCFuJd7wP
Retweeted by Cyd Harrellugh but also a clever bit of Japanese pun-manipulation (2chan/4chan was short for channel) but -chan is a name-suf… https://t.co/nMGbTiekYqoh, this is terrific! (I really need to go to EPIC one year) https://t.co/2VDmwZwVpSDemocracy has always been messier than most of us recall, and the era of low polarization was a violent "peace" gov… https://t.co/Vq9gpctYy6
Retweeted by Cyd HarrellBREAKING: ACA open enrollment ends December 15, and due to Trump’s efforts, only 5% of the uninsured know this is t… https://t.co/wXxsHCLgrE
Retweeted by Cyd Harrell1999: we can all use the internet to smash capitalism! 2009: we can all use the internet to make shit tons of mone… https://t.co/HqIymwFN30
Retweeted by Cyd HarrellLike it’s really really bad. Male friends with bad credit score and irregular income got way better offers than wom… https://t.co/f8YpAl5H59
Retweeted by Cyd Harrellone of my favorite people on twitter had a horrible incident where her dog was attacked tonight. if you can help ou… https://t.co/svoksiZXab @AngryBlackLady @imani this is so awful. I'm glad he's getting care; chipped in a bit. thinking of you both.Persimmon is red https://t.co/89RtR7W2aa
Retweeted by Cyd HarrellSo now @elonmusk is putting satellites in space that literally blot out the stars. How is there no regulation to pr… https://t.co/eSOkzvGMug
Retweeted by Cyd Harrell @nkkl I do this one all the time, good for the legs @ronbronson small blessings🗺 Elections for @OpenStreetMap Foundation’s next board are coming Real Soon Now. I’m running for one of the open se… https://t.co/G5DXvbHywJ
Retweeted by Cyd HarrellToday, a group of Veterans was forced to celebrate #VeteransDay in Mexico because our nation's government deported… https://t.co/OzWo6C5s0C
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11/12
2019
@brownorama I think I actually *did* pay for that, but somehow it never quite got me there. (you had to enter all y… https://t.co/b8CBMPYE0wme: frantically googling, searching password-only cooking sites, etc for that recipe. it's in a cookbook, on my shelf. 🤦‍♀️
11/11
2019

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