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Devon @devonzuegel San Francisco

I've gone to look for myself. If I return before I get back, please ask me to wait. Product: @GitHub Code: @Bloom @Affirm Words: @StanfordReview @a16z @NotionHQ

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Joined Twitter 7/21/12


“The more highly planned, regulated, and formal a social or economic order is, the more likely it is to be parasiti… https://t.co/wxafPzVV0i
6/2
2020
@nayafia @hyperindexed @rsnous Tags are rarely as useful as I expect. One exception – they're super useful when ret… https://t.co/gqtvgLg2xqYou can find the first episode here: https://t.co/UTkDceUs7z
5/31
2020
@pageman @BillGates @loowatt Is there anything in particular you recommend I read to get up to speed on this?We're recording the next episode tomorrow! The topic will be sanitation and public health 🧼🌱💦 What questions shoul… https://t.co/drpqZlxpwo
5/30
2020
@danielwithmusic I am so ridiculously excited to be working with you 😊
5/28
2020
hey, so we heard ya & are trying out a thing where you CAN have a readme on your @github profile... @mikekavourashttps://t.co/oaugZCQrXm
Retweeted by Devon @MimeticValue @vgr @Mappletons @RoamResearch I can't recommend this strongly enough! I've been doing this for years… https://t.co/oEuvgfMbpnWhoa. This is insane. https://t.co/oPFBI6rJQw
Retweeted by Devon🚽💭 dreaming of a future where we rebuild the sewage system on a Tor-style architecture: "oh yeah i'm running an ex… https://t.co/FqMvyfzbKd
Retweeted by Devon @timhwang cc @voelizI don't think that people appreciate how different the voice to text experience on a Pixel is from an iPhone. So he… https://t.co/DtrWNzthrQ
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5/27
2020
@alon_levy I would watch this and also fund it if helpfulPixelate to communicate! https://t.co/GVWHs0dPe3 Varying pixelation is a powerful tool to show point estimates & u… https://t.co/ZoOC62OWiT
Retweeted by DevonThis is extremely badass The Uncensored Library – bypass internet censorship with Minecraft https://t.co/EgpwDlqAqZ https://t.co/agma1jwd5T
Retweeted by DevonNot an entirely fair comparison, but the underlying point remains true https://t.co/HHEYbbaF0AIt's never a good sign when a project website for an open source GUI doesn't have any screenshots of the interface… https://t.co/W3fpgV3RPhA hectic morning, wandering through the streets of Hanoi, only stopping for a quick bowl of pho. Photogrammetry cap… https://t.co/PzLuSTHR6z
Retweeted by Devon @MuseAppHQ @voeliz this video feels targeted directly at youvisable patina on spreadsheet cells, showing how much they’ve been touched. https://t.co/kILBQ7SClw https://t.co/iaR6WBTW84
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5/26
2020
People with an independent mind make poor followers *by definition.* Thus to think for yourself, especially in publ… https://t.co/kvJ6QVNwO1
Retweeted by Devon“For never was a story of more woe than this of Juliet and her Romeo.” https://t.co/eOB7NgJWxB @mschoening Images and links are the tough ones since the plaintext is so different from the render 😓 In those ca… https://t.co/qNovZDa4yZParasite's director called it a "staircase movie". They built a custom house with staircases specially positioned s… https://t.co/sS39x8j1R3 @mschoening For example, I love how @vercel's NextJS docs render the inline code elements with monospace styles whi… https://t.co/d84RLhV02I @mschoening I spoke too fast! I actually don't want the folding part, I'd prefer to preserve the characters so that… https://t.co/gQ82x1J6ym @mschoening Let's add this to GitHub already @rsnous @maryrosecook @__anshukla__ @backus @Pixar is a classic example of course Also @andyhertzfeld building a… https://t.co/QFBZmvmBAm
5/25
2020
"it’s easier to modify our subjective experience of the environment than to modify the environment itself" https://t.co/e1Bn303Wwb @pifafu Make me one??? @bobpoekert Yup, and it's still happeningAs the constraints of space wash away, we'll see a greater and greater rise of superstars and a hollowing out of th… https://t.co/eKL3GrlIqjStrong intellectual property rights reward consolidation of information inventories, by lowering the costs of mixin… https://t.co/zTY5CSH2uPSome people rearrange their furniture. Others rearrange their stylesheets 🤓 You can follow, borrow, or tweak my di… https://t.co/2mPSASMcLH @JohnMacGaffey Yep! https://t.co/xx3Ru9lhLT @randohacker @Spotify Does it have a good offline mode?I can't tell if it's an intentional dark pattern or a convenient bug, but the appropriate behavior is clearThe fact that a ton of the folks replying say "me too!" actually makes me feel better on one hand (it's not just me… https://t.co/BNp3CUpTPG
5/24
2020
I turned off "open at launch" for @Spotify ages ago, both within the app settings and the Mac settings And yet, it… https://t.co/qsZkhG34ca @radiofreelunch I wonder if there's a natural breaking point somewhere, where we could've just plain split it into… https://t.co/xfKt0W47hy @radiofreelunch Thanks for the feedback! I agree it'd be better to chunk it Editing like that takes ages though an… https://t.co/sobDVE8ukQ
5/23
2020
*takes a deep breath and picks up microphone, trembling* TVTropes is to literature as the Stanford Encyclopedia is to philosophy.
Retweeted by DevonThis is what virtual desktops should feel like. https://t.co/sXXjiOJFEu
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5/22
2020
@rstancikas Ah yes! I stopped paying for that domain. Whoops. It's now at https://t.co/eg0CiCvxAl"Most of our childhood is stored not in photos, but in certain biscuits, lights of day, smells, textures of carpet." - Alain de Botton
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5/20
2020
TIL that Chevron commissioned the makers of SimCity to create an oil refinery simulation, SimRefinery, in 1993. It… https://t.co/3n4sxhMMZT
Retweeted by DevonThe best way to get an urgent task done is to have another task that's even *more* urgent that you're avoidingCan you imagine if you had to apply to the Federal Applied Software Teleauthority every time you changed “an algori… https://t.co/k3DJ7vJEog
Retweeted by Devonnobody: me: in the history of disney animated movies there have been exactly 18 types of songs, and i'm going to t… https://t.co/eUg8ycDMFw
Retweeted by Devon👋 hiii—if you use @github, i was wondering: what are some of the things you would want others on GitHub to know about you?
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5/19
2020
Spreadsheets are to Minecraft what Twitter is to blogging https://t.co/AnpSOfjmoL
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Retweeted by Devon @aaronzlewis Maybe that's why it's one of my favorite religious ceremonies! @aaronzlewis *Great* point
5/18
2020
@_vivalapanda Actually I tweaked it slightly to have easy links to the other major platforms too: https://t.co/BQzMcanyEA @_vivalapanda Just added it! Here It is for easy access: https://t.co/ADPVr4RaIS https://t.co/753f0d9e8G @voltagex Thanks for the suggestion! I just added it to the top of the page. https://t.co/OS5zEJzNLvWhile collaborating on this podcast with Alain and Marie-Agnes Bertaud, my favorite stories and photos are from the… https://t.co/HCgVuTbqlSMemory palate https://t.co/4pO7TVdEtHAnd instead of entering a Swiss vault stuffed with gold bars, you're mindlessly scrolling through mostly useless em… https://t.co/XckKn52ebHMovies from the 2000s always depicted biometric authentication as the coolest tech, with lasers measuring supervill… https://t.co/7fMBhGH6y7some systems allow you to use them, and some systems demand that you memorize their niche history, implementation,… https://t.co/TINe4oxDXJ
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5/17
2020
🥰 https://t.co/5zaTKSDCW8 @sonyasupposedly @MinecraftParks 😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊I wonder, could we apply the quote-tweet pattern to all UI elements in an operating system? So many notes & todos… https://t.co/aYAIxBlyC6
Retweeted by Devon @MinecraftParks Honestly I can't stop smiling!To highlight the care that's gone into this: They have an entire Guest Relations team who have shifts hanging out… https://t.co/9yN1ReWmWaFor a small taster, here's a video the faithful recreation of It's A Small World: https://t.co/JMpvm0qh3X But I re… https://t.co/3PRMKgqlxt @ZacharyBrownAL Amazing! How were you involved?I can't stop smilingQuote from one of the MCParks Imagineers: "We always try to faithfully recreate every detail of the experience...… https://t.co/mzfrKvBZvN @mwichary Yep!Volunteers have spent 7 years building this Minecraft server, and they're still at it. It has: - 10 theme parks (n… https://t.co/OEMgV4k3WaI went to Disneyland today... in Minecraft! This 1:1 recreation might be the single most impressive project I've s… https://t.co/sqLUyb1WC6 @aaronzlewis @rsnous I would, too! For me, screenshot implies that it's on display and that we as the peanut galle… https://t.co/rZYgr4R34TMy strongest memory of learning to code is sitting thru my very first lecture silently panicking because while the… https://t.co/DfkEtWzkIz
Retweeted by Devon @rsnous When I first started programming, I assumed this would be the case so I went to make a browser extension as… https://t.co/oQTZn9sNlt
5/16
2020
Entering in the 2FA code before it expires always feels like I’m defusing a bomb.
Retweeted by Devon @rsnous I would pay money for thisWow i want like a tiny one of these on my desk https://t.co/vjHkW9duEQ
Retweeted by DevonThe author is Simon H. Smith, the book is "The Oxford Solid State Basics" and the question is: Why do we study cond… https://t.co/9eMqAenm79
Retweeted by Devon @devonzuegel I do something similar — attaching “mood” or “energy required” tags to tasks is helpful
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5/15
2020
I have an email label called "good for sleepy" to queue up tasks I can do when I'm not feeling my best. Recommended!(This is not a subtweet. This is something I've been learning the hard way and don't want to forget!)Rule of thumb: The bigger a recurring meeting is, the more structured it should be. This is doubly true for Zoom meetings.These performances are never going to get old. Thanks @staRpauSe! https://t.co/3iqXrggvKdWow. @reddit mobile app now has an integrated Ethereum wallet and they've launched community currencies! r/Fortnit… https://t.co/m1nyVw4ZmT
Retweeted by DevonAlmost nobody appreciates how expensive clothes used to be, even as “late” as 200 years ago. A shirt was once thou… https://t.co/vmNhJmChu9
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5/14
2020
@HexstreamSoft @tim_nolet @github Hi, Devon here from the GitHub Sponsors team! We'd love to chat with you and you… https://t.co/KfQyL3nqxU @simonsarris I once stumbled upon a quote from a former Autodesk CTO that said something like "I can walk through m… https://t.co/kIwk9ZphpN
Retweeted by Devon @nayafia I wonder if NYC feels the same way, considering it boasts about being "the city that never sleeps" 🤔
5/13
2020
@josh_works @_swanson 🥰 So so so happy to hear that!
5/8
2020
Taxi sunshades are rarely enough to block the sun from the driver's eyes. But they make for curious storage spaces.… https://t.co/5gXSRH4keD
Retweeted by DevonI decided to "do it right" and get the transcripts professionally done. Thanks all for the input! Thanks even mor… https://t.co/foOiGz2D5LImagine seeing rubber bounce for the first time and literally not having the words to describe it https://t.co/BxeXYxEXSR @KwachaRoad Are you saying this embedded player isn't working for you? I'm having no problem on my end. Could you… https://t.co/Jh4kCXQwkf @KwachaRoad Ruh roh! Where are you trying to listen to it?About halfway through the episode, we discussed "city deflation" and how declining population is a new challenge fo… https://t.co/G3WygzvIwjAnd here's the first episode 🚀 https://t.co/UTkDceUs7z Thanks to the hundreds of generous people who provided fee… https://t.co/ZXGj97ZHGi
5/7
2020

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