Sign in with Twitter

Username:

💼 Product manager @googlefonts @materialdesign. Former PM for @adobefonts ✍🏻 Wrote Git For Humans (@abookapart) 💌 demaree@hey.com 🙊 Opinions are my own.

198 Following   1,586 Followers   31,177 Tweets

Joined Twitter 11/23/06


@jmcunning Are all of these people John Barron?
9/26
2020
May all your 6 year olds have strong Phil Collins opinions (she also *hates* “One More Night” but will always dance… https://t.co/7axYpOuBIGHell, we should be honest with ourselves that he doesn't need Barrett on the court. If it gets to the point that on… https://t.co/3RU8ksCNxvAlso to note: only the middle scenarios (election lawsuits in very close elections that would sway the outcome) doe… https://t.co/GOJvfYBEhcTrump may do a lot of very dangerous things as a delegitimized lame duck. If he were smarter and saner, he would im… https://t.co/5sECc8PINDTO BE CLEAR, in none of these scenarios does Trump concede. Only in the 2nd and maybe 3rd ones should Biden concede… https://t.co/1wixC7sdmn- Regardless of the above, somehow Trump and GOP federal leaders find some justification to just declare the electi… https://t.co/z3AKlm8xmI- Regardless of the above, Trumpist state election officials in a state whose electors would have gone to Biden dec… https://t.co/DRau4t8aXf- Similar to the above, the tight certification deadlines, pandemic friction, and legal/other interference by Trump… https://t.co/Vw6dVPOpf8- Close/disputed elections in one or two states leads to 2000-style legal shenanigans, where e.g. GOP tries to stop… https://t.co/031vptsebDIt helps me a little to mentally organize the range of outcomes like this (from most to least likely): - Biden win… https://t.co/rBe3131ZBXIn any case, VOTE, if only because it will make Donald Trump really really mad.If we hadn't had a pandemic he'd be complaining about some other 'scam'. He'd answer whether he'll leave office pea… https://t.co/l0p7fIjl4cMaybe Donald Trump is OK with it when people vote for him, but if so that's gotta be as a necessary evil. In his mi… https://t.co/5FyfMt1Rz5It's not that Trump has a master plan to force a constitutional crisis and steal the election (maybe he does, who t… https://t.co/zCB2fz6eZYBTW: who could forget that literally his first official order upon taking office was to have Sean Spicer get in fro… https://t.co/9sQfCf04HsSpecifically, he said (and still maintains, always without any evidence) that "3 million" fraudulent votes were cas… https://t.co/5K6AHzbQOTAlmost immediately after Election Day 2016, when you might have expected Trump to accept a system that handed him t… https://t.co/pTqi4Npxr1I'm seeing some folks repost links to news stories on how Trump *also* said he wouldn't accept the results of the *… https://t.co/DrJTrvcMCzFraming language has been the GOP’s superpower for over 40 years. Imagine what Dems could do with a few good euphem… https://t.co/BE0pX8sXixExactly. It is not up to him. If he loses the election, the message from everyone should be unequivocal that Jan. 2… https://t.co/ls7NM29VkK
Retweeted by 👨🏻‍💻David DemareeTrump: "Be afraid, white suburban women! @CoryBooker is coming to ruin your suburbs!" Cory Booker:… https://t.co/InxBn9lX1o
Retweeted by 👨🏻‍💻David Demaree
9/25
2020
https://t.co/I8M69oScFOThis image isn’t cursed or dystopian at all https://t.co/dNqTNuizDGBREAKING: Another key Republican leader has endorsed Joe Biden, calling President Trump’s lack of faith “disturbing” https://t.co/8prlUk2plOThis is a good thread for everyone worried that Trump is going to steal the election (tl;dr he wants you to think h… https://t.co/QcDdCbbUPHIt pains me to say it, but when you get to the point that you need a landslide victory to prevent an authoritarian… https://t.co/0HW8Zjm6hd
Retweeted by 👨🏻‍💻David Demaree2020 rules for life: - Stay at least 6 feet from everyone - Always wear your face covering - Use your secrecy envelope correctlyHas anyone in national politics ever proposed, in lieu of abolishing the Electoral College, passing a federal law b… https://t.co/lADYRgHGKz @YasmineEvjen Same 😬
9/24
2020
👀 https://t.co/C4k3ZErvpnDisney SEOing baby names as leadgen for Disney+ is fucking genius https://t.co/vWsWi4jPgC
Retweeted by 👨🏻‍💻David DemareeMicrosoft and Adobe are both great examples of legacy-ish tech companies that surprise people by actually putting t… https://t.co/KlR0DCw912I get very tired of “omg democracy is on the brink of death” takes. This election may be the thing that finally br… https://t.co/cczUgczeWWSomeone at DHL took this UX writing task and ran with it https://t.co/Zms3iT5LjQ @peterme That is exactly what happened https://t.co/x4Tasc4B3FCongressional GOP have made one thing extremely clear: To them, there are no rules. There are no principles. There… https://t.co/KNbo617B9q
Retweeted by 👨🏻‍💻David Demaree
9/23
2020
I don't usually pick my next topic a week in advance, but I can tell you next Sunday's newsletter is inspired by th… https://t.co/mj0ZGF3sgWThis week's Sunday newsletter was about grief, bargaining, and wandering through empty spaces. https://t.co/wjYmRnFtxOdelete ur account https://t.co/onZWi7U2I7
Retweeted by 👨🏻‍💻David DemareeIn (too much) seriousness, DC and PR can be states because they have: - Fairly large/dense populations - Well estab… https://t.co/qs68sjdXV6If we’re breaking up states just to add Senate seats, I’m sure California wouldn’t mind being split into at least 2… https://t.co/1KDnrQndRcJust like a right-wing pundit to respond to a totally reasonable and legal Dem proposal (granting long overdue stat… https://t.co/5VB2mTpLJ2Anyone who is super shocked by this hasn’t been paying attention. And the period between now and then could still… https://t.co/9NhOZPuWOOthe crux of GOP strategy is to take literally every swing, on the principle that even a shitty success rate works o… https://t.co/sXjJ2U9IWMLike, why does Montana deserve so much power-per-voter relative to California or New York? What does Montana contri… https://t.co/b1HIUPnfExIt's funny how Republicans are all "free markets, competition, blah blah blah" but then all their electoral prospec… https://t.co/M74aVhzDtFPeople who spent their weekend thinking about Collins, Murkowski, and *Romney* being bulwarks of decency and propri… https://t.co/sXj2KxY0QKOne could expand this to all the scenes from all of Aaron Sorkin’s work https://t.co/fe4ls9YGkT
9/22
2020
The GOP leaders don't want right wing justices to get rid of a woman's right to choose, they want to use getting ri… https://t.co/WUnijRPmNG
Retweeted by 👨🏻‍💻David DemareeGod this is exhausting. NYC is not some hellscape. This weekend we had a socially-distanced 9th birthday party in P… https://t.co/qRwA8U7R5k
Retweeted by 👨🏻‍💻David DemareeWhat even is an “anarchist jurisdiction,” I thought the point of anarchy was not to have jurisdictions https://t.co/5MThgglJll
9/21
2020
When a startup deploys their application or blog with 10 users on Kubernetes https://t.co/6jcIG6faPK
Retweeted by 👨🏻‍💻David DemareeMy current take about whether Senate Republicans will move forward with SCOTUS nom/hearings/confirmation is that th… https://t.co/BBle2UFEaRperformative shitposting is OUT random earnest tweets with no coherent content strategy is IN
Retweeted by 👨🏻‍💻David DemareeI look tired 😓 #NewProfilePic https://t.co/EBzpuCEzalGive here. Don’t pick your favorite candidate or the one you’ve heard of. Give here. I repeat, this money goes dire… https://t.co/4Trb3f1DEv
Retweeted by 👨🏻‍💻David DemareeIt was so much nicer when 2020 was just the year when we were headed towards war with Iran, and not 1918, 1929, 193… https://t.co/HctgjxIvbWMy original online community jam was small private chat groups and email newsletters, and that’s basically where I am nowI literally do not understand how to grow one’s social media audience, and now that I’ve been online for 20+ years… https://t.co/vPG0z8QGPdI mean I dunno what's gonna happen with the Supreme Court. But I do think people are overthinking it a bit. Probabl… https://t.co/n9mOU2ndBw
Retweeted by 👨🏻‍💻David DemareeHappy Sunday everyone https://t.co/c4YxAbAg4aUnder no circumstances should a nomination go forward in the United States Senate. Our full statement: https://t.co/OP9qhP4IeS
Retweeted by 👨🏻‍💻David Demaree
9/20
2020
In my mind, the most “interesting” tension here will be between Trump (“confirm my judge NOW!!?!”) and Mitch (draw… https://t.co/0TQjgwipqVAlso, one more principle: 3) Deathbed conversions only happen on TV. Don’t expect R Senators who have shown no gu… https://t.co/m2jb6hbeGLBTW, not saying they can have both of those things! Just saying that I don’t foresee an outcome where Mitch will le… https://t.co/fuHC0ggWfkSome very important principles for understanding the shitshow to come re SCOTUS: 1. Republicans want to ram an id… https://t.co/pn5tmNC1Lx @erikvorhes Collins is electorally a dead woman walking, and “have it both ways” is basically whyThis NYT summary of the likeliest Trump nominees to fill RBG’s seat does a weird thing, referring to “the vacancy c… https://t.co/ujQ8N322SkSomeone’s been watching too much Breaking Bad https://t.co/riaNDBoECBCollins is about to get her ass kicked out of a Senate seat she’s occupied for years because of her vote on Kavanau… https://t.co/gttfgADdOjLabor Day is starting to show up in the data. Coincidentally, we just got a text on a family thread asking who all… https://t.co/P56JCPE4kVWe’re going apple picking! https://t.co/VmGUK1MdQrYou can (rightly!) call out thinly veiled segregation, and encourage people to check their privilege, without decla… https://t.co/TGREANaABII see what you're saying but this is wrong and erases all the gifted kids who weren't white or middle class who wor… https://t.co/qWxLYqw3RKAnd the fifth one was nominated by the only one-term president in the last 40 years https://t.co/vP2oVWrCtiNot for nothin’, Super Mario 3D All-Stars came out today. Super Mario Galaxy is a delightful reminder of a simpler,… https://t.co/4z88kFkCmlI think this is just a sandwich with a rye sense of humor. https://t.co/fDSCiIn1iF
Retweeted by 👨🏻‍💻David DemareeTonight, I had a Toronto cocktail, bought some Disney-and-Halloween-themed face masks, and gave money to the Dems c… https://t.co/TtiLzZlaPZAccording to Jewish tradition, a person who dies on Rosh Hashanah, which began tonight, is a tzaddik, a person of g… https://t.co/nYCl2Fusus
Retweeted by 👨🏻‍💻David DemareeThis is not surprising to see as a trending topic tonight https://t.co/CYECauwTls @MeghanCArnold Good plan, I should see if I can stay off social media until I can get in a Peloton class
9/19
2020
I sincerely advise basically all of you to step away from Twitter, think of something that makes you happy, and go… https://t.co/MduJL89pfAI still wonder who Ezra was and on what metrics they fell short @ferrix I assume he had someone else doing his social and that person has lightly rebranded as a “Cain movement” be… https://t.co/jvtCMDC5ASDude, just repeat *exactly what your scientists are saying* and then back away from the podium I mean, or don’t.… https://t.co/dq1FJ2eTJPBiden, in an embarrassing senior moment, recites the divergent biological methods of two possible vaccines (molecul… https://t.co/Kh0IxwNUA1
Retweeted by 👨🏻‍💻David DemareeI can’t make sense of WTF is up with Herman Cain’s posthumous social media strategy https://t.co/01yo8222Le"pack the courts" you say https://t.co/pKcSSAIyV8An interesting thing about Facebook is that it runs on Facebook (its internal comms system is just a private versio… https://t.co/tFEkUhow5m
Retweeted by 👨🏻‍💻David DemareeA FB employee told me once that they often made their Workplace posts sharper and more opinionated than their actua… https://t.co/BXkByVTZaa
Retweeted by 👨🏻‍💻David DemareeAnyway, what Trump-as-wrecking-ball is smashing is not just democratic norms—the total lack of gov’t accountability… https://t.co/u2Y2VlLE7ZWhat unites the right is that they reject our reality. Doesn’t mean they share a reality; in fact, rejecting scie… https://t.co/bex8S0OHbtAlso: it’s not just that Trump and supporters live in a different reality from Democrats. They also live in differ… https://t.co/IiZcAKXaNVSomething that’s on my mind this morning: Trump is just a wrecking ball. McConnell and co are the crane holding i… https://t.co/los0uPE058 @YasmineEvjen @IamAvaniAgarwal Oh hey that’s me back there
9/18
2020
@david_j_roth https://t.co/nqqjRlkXif
Retweeted by 👨🏻‍💻David DemareeTens of thousands of people died because the administration didn't want to create 'panic' by letting us all know we… https://t.co/xF0sw8s7UxThis is bold talk from a guy whose boss is messing with criminal prosecutions, and whose boss's boss is screaming f… https://t.co/0cnZ1RftrBIf you vote for a president who doesn’t think it counts when people in blue states die then you’re not patriotic. I… https://t.co/qOZfubENBs
Retweeted by 👨🏻‍💻David Demaree
9/17
2020

0