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Solly Ross @directxman12 Sunnyvale, CA

#kubernetes dev, open-source enthusiast, programming language fanatic, all-around geek, Googler. Opinions are my own :-) https://t.co/ucZRAWkG2S 🏳️‍⚧️ a.k.a. @dx_alt

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Joined Twitter 9/12/09


@isislovecruft Hmm... might've been something like https://t.co/a3zyiBXXZW @isislovecruft A few years ago @ Arisia a linguist did an amazing presentation w/ a pic of an old rant complaining… https://t.co/XUZ66JzFJK
7/9
2020
Any other trans RPG players have similar experiences? What did you end up doing with your long-running characters?The other character is more difficult. They were written as a cis dude, so stepping into them now feels a bit... o… https://t.co/vNpwcCvW6oThe quasi-genderfluid shapeshifter character (probably a hint from my subconscious) was a bit easier -- they went f… https://t.co/tUDzOdfvrHFiguring out what they do & how they react generally feels natural; although the setting is different, their reacti… https://t.co/0YugunrtDG(reposted with slight wording change) It's a bit strange playing TTRPG characters I started before I consciously re… https://t.co/fhkeqkRkYZAny other trans RPG players have similar experiences? What did you end up doing with your long-running characters?The other character is more difficult. They were written as a cis dude, so stepping into them now feels a bit... o… https://t.co/B1usicFaL1The quasi-genderfluid shapeshifter character (probably a not-so-subtle hint from my subconscious) was a bit easier… https://t.co/6w9QELkpNvFiguring out what they do & how they react generally feels natural; although the setting is different, their reacti… https://t.co/q3vkfolXtU
7/4
2020
@ellenkorbes Related also-frustrating variant: they do exist in your size, but anything in your size is automatical… https://t.co/Nu7UfnlqSr
7/3
2020
@kefimochi https://t.co/ZwqGGgloJv
6/30
2020
@ehashdn if virtual hugs (or virtual baked goods) help at all, consider them sent ❤️ @kefimochi Never finished Voltron (Netflix), but liked what I saw of the first few episodes. Kipo and the Age of t… https://t.co/nkwidzWvZ5
6/29
2020
@fasterthanlime is an excellent writer, and does a wonderful job demonstrating the links between API design and typ… https://t.co/A9U7GzfnxD✨ New article: "Abstracting away correctness" In which I 🥁 bang the drum of careful API design again, and again, a… https://t.co/gapAhVzf2I
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6/28
2020
@kefimochi Yeah, that's fine :-)
6/25
2020
@kefimochi Yay! Ordered :-) @kefimochi def interested in a print 😍
6/24
2020
@ehashdn @endocrimes @jessfraz YESSSSSS. Having a kitchenaid was literally a non-trivial life goal for me.
6/23
2020
@kefimochi 2 (also, it currently reminds me of the vibe of old playing cards, so might be neat to frame it that way too).
6/19
2020
OH: "I mean, I guess I could hold my phone up to my face to talk on it..."
6/16
2020
If you don't quite understand what horror the Trump administration inflicted today on transgender and non-binary pe… https://t.co/Co0h9d0eCg
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6/13
2020
A friend of mine observed that there's a link between working on distributed systems & being trans. Clearly, it wa… https://t.co/ZPlIf5QlZV
6/11
2020
fucking hell that's powerful https://t.co/qHdubXS3sC https://t.co/8EEqsNANkj
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6/9
2020
📢 I'm looking for a new role: 👩🏽‍💻 In backend Engineering 📈 I love complex problems at the intersection of distrib… https://t.co/dIUZEOg8L8
Retweeted by Solly RossPathfinder FB fan group banned all racist members. The next week, they saw a drop in harassing & threatening posts… https://t.co/swXDxN8xfK
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6/8
2020
Today is Breonna Taylor’s 27th birthday. She was an EMT working on the frontlines of the Covid crisis who was kille… https://t.co/ETrf2otSUt
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6/6
2020
Goddamn. This is kidlit author @kimlatricejones. I gotta find some kids to buy books for, right the hell now. Sing… https://t.co/DkELLOSebV
Retweeted by Solly RossJust a reminder that today's viral video of this elderly man bleeding on the sidewalk is video #282 in a thread of… https://t.co/lw2X2Nd9D9
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6/5
2020
This thread is now 248 entries long. How long does it need to get before you believe Black people? Where are all… https://t.co/jv0OvkUUiZ
Retweeted by Solly Ross> The man fatally shot by Vallejo police as the city erupted in chaos Tuesday was kneeling outside a Walgreens and… https://t.co/IkF8CvS3rW
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6/4
2020
Hi, I'm Rashad- from Oakland but currently in NYC. I've been a game developer for over a decade and I might have wo… https://t.co/2Cr93SyFeS
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6/3
2020
I’ve already seen some folks I followed doing this on Twitter as well. Do NOT use the BLM hashtag to post a blank i… https://t.co/hQhS29vbqt
Retweeted by Solly RossThis is Rahul. Rahul saved 62 DC protesters who were trapped for hours on his block by police. He allowed them to s… https://t.co/BS2D8rsQ0a
Retweeted by Solly Rossthis website has details on safety glasses and which ones to get to protect yourself from rubber bullets https://t.co/4daIL8iyoC
Retweeted by Solly Rossfriends in Oakland: please be on the lookout for a Ford F150 with antennas coming out of it, and if you see it, tak… https://t.co/Y1XAugWZYg
Retweeted by Solly RossJust realized all of the DC protesters under siege I've been following tonight are also being tracked by:… https://t.co/49xPMxWk3E
Retweeted by Solly RossThis is not hyperbole. Neighbors around here have been organizing neighborhood patrols and putting out fires themse… https://t.co/zv0mP0WYuJ
Retweeted by Solly RossThe sudden escalation... speechless. Suspect we'll be seeing a lot of ☂️ at a future #seattleprotesthttps://t.co/PLkPCnamEx
Retweeted by Solly RossTo my fellow technologist hoping to change the world, you must care for the people who live in it; and those who ha… https://t.co/B3f6GOuTWT
Retweeted by Solly RossWHAT ARE THEY DOING TO THESE PEOPLE https://t.co/5jTzejl8hg
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6/2
2020
"rubber bullets" are not made of rubber. They are jacketed in it but they have a metal core and they can kill you s… https://t.co/ZZhdvvnxzG
Retweeted by Solly RossNo way! The 1st amendment posse is gonna ride in and get you!! Any minute now! They'll be here soon! Just you wai… https://t.co/oGzcTrtYf3
Retweeted by Solly Rosshappy pride month. remember who and what you owe it to. https://t.co/ZHo7cqAKTt
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6/1
2020
#BlackLivesMatter, and until the system acknowledges that, no progress can be made from within it.This👇. If a gov fails to uphold the most foundational aspects of the social contract between a gov and its people… https://t.co/6wTMkJkkZ8The most bewildering thing is folks out there saying that these protests should be peaceful or that we should vote… https://t.co/OipD8WRhBf
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5/31
2020
This #thread is for those of you struggling to comprehend that the recent murders are just a fraction of racial vio… https://t.co/BIgsJQrDct
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5/30
2020
@kefimochi Siege weaponry, clearly. How else do you storm a gate?
5/24
2020
I've wondered this ever since I used Mathematica @ uni a bit. This is even more fascinating than I anticipated! D… https://t.co/zHkvyKBGDc
5/23
2020
@sharpstef I feel this. Sooo many cute dresses that aren't compatible with wide shoulders :-/
5/22
2020
I want a web-of-trust for reasonable (i.e. nice, tries to be positive, doesn't use slurs, etc) teammates in online… https://t.co/pC3qei2iMD
5/21
2020
@mycoliza It's what I run on my personal laptop (T580). Works pretty well. Even got a decent Wayland setup workin… https://t.co/ZabIItYShZ
5/18
2020
@kefimochi @haley_elder For anyone in South Bay when things open up again, there's a super cute place in Saratoga t… https://t.co/NEtA6WSHDP @kefimochi @haley_elder High tea & afternoon tea are kinda "tea as a meal". IIRC high tea has heavier food, but of… https://t.co/zxO7KDJGpU @whitequark See also term(5), in which the value of -1 is specified in octal for maximum convenience, and values ar… https://t.co/PL4gaysXhf
5/16
2020
@the_thagomizer My favorite course at uni was affectionately known as "Software Engineering, the LARP". There were… https://t.co/iZLSGt2Rgx
5/8
2020
I got the news this morning that I'm being laid off. I'm now looking for work. I specialize in Kubernetes (I'm an… https://t.co/yBFGEIJYQf
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4/29
2020
@TheAmyCode Cereal: mason jar Ice Cream: mason jar Water: mason jar / mug Mason jars are wonderful
4/26
2020
@IanColdwater @ellenkorbes @krisnova My neck/back are in pain just looking at that picture. @ellenkorbes Some of the longer-running RPG write-ups kinda have this feel (Steelshod, All-Guardsmen's Party). It… https://t.co/QXocMTakYh
4/24
2020
@TheAmyCode @AnushaRagunatha We don't recommend it generally (easy to miss something you thought you were handling)… https://t.co/4rN0g8M033 @TheAmyCode I'm a huge fan of the mango, peach, and currant black teas from Ahmad Tea. Ohana (black) & White Cherr… https://t.co/cAxgEWtCND @ehashdn It's much more exciting if the only transfer medium you can find is a napkin
4/23
2020
I think my favorite piece of code from when I was 20 was https://t.co/TCKRXfQi3z. It's got everything you might wa… https://t.co/e7JHf9td3W
4/19
2020
@guincodes Someday, when we all inevitably retire to the middle of nowhere to spend the rest of our days making sou… https://t.co/YDki6nv0fu
4/14
2020
@vllry @krmayank IIRC, you can define custom definitions of what semantic equality is with the underlying package.Didn't have maror for my family's remote seder, so I used a habanero pepper. Charoset + habanero is... interesting.
4/12
2020
As a user, I empathize with the author, but as a maintainer, I struggle with balancing "no, that encourages poor de… https://t.co/O5dnowAqDiThis linked article is a pretty fantastic account at the tensions involved in open-source development. It's worth… https://t.co/t3snMvFLd4
4/9
2020
@janet_kuo @ashleymcnamara * medical tape for the clean split * thin nail tape for the tiny line * a thin brush to… https://t.co/BzJSX4MdhL
4/6
2020
quarantine nails inspired by @ashleymcnamara's boba pic nails :-) https://t.co/l9RkKJ3Csi @thockin oooh, what's the recipe?
4/5
2020
@IanColdwater What... what does it mean if I alternate between all three? @guincodes 🎉yay!!!
4/3
2020
And for anyone who needs it: when I was first starting to figure things out, this essay really helped me:… https://t.co/wq5966JzsJWith any luck, by next year I'll feel comfortable enough to post a normal selfie or something. In the mean time, h… https://t.co/KCIwp7cYhGThe past couple of years I told myself that I'd say somethjng for TDoV or Coming Out Day, but couldn't work up the… https://t.co/RunWeTppyt
3/31
2020
@gsnedders @marionpdaly I think I realized as a kid a didn't have a word for it? I'm not quite sure, because I sub… https://t.co/PzNexCNFxP
3/30
2020
@vllry Pasta presses are a wondrous invention. Definitely worth getting one, IMO.
3/29
2020
@ehashdn I appreciate how Go enables trivial hacky version workflows :-) @ehashdn mv ~/Downloads/goX.Y.Z /opt/upstream-go/goX.Y.Z rm /opt/go ln -s /opt/upstream-go/goX.Y.Z /opt/go <putzing… https://t.co/PaCkzizxnc
3/25
2020
@myrrlyn Oh yeah, definitely! Super excited about "shiver to the sky" too. @myrrlyn There's a whole album that goes along with it called "calling all dawns", and it's incredible. If you lik… https://t.co/4wgEbXlLLy @johnregehr @stephentyrone @myrrlyn It's totally normal to have a giant box of miscellaneous spices that you *swear… https://t.co/bFlocmdwWO
3/23
2020
@myrrlyn gnocchi (potato + egg + flour + salt) are pretty great, if you've got the other two ingredients. Potato… https://t.co/dRYWL2V1p2
3/22
2020
@ManishEarth Oooh, don't forget @yaahc_'s https://t.co/hPYJ7rz12J.
3/21
2020
@IanColdwater Once you've watched a bunch of makeup tutorials, might I recommend my favorite youtube makeup tutoria… https://t.co/FhJrcj6iBH
3/20
2020
@michellenoorali This is why I always keep emergency baking ingredients around the house. Plus, no feeling guilty… https://t.co/99IfN7jxzi
3/13
2020
@endocrimes This is my favorite that I own: https://t.co/EyORw8U3mi (shades 002 & 003). Sadly, looks like it's a b… https://t.co/Jxz38drfdt
3/8
2020
@mgattozzi Totally get that. I bounce back and forth a lot myself depending on the particular command, my mood, what I had for lunch, etc @mgattozzi It's super awesome with editor integration too (e.g. pathogen's :Gdiff), esp if you've got changes that… https://t.co/9NVYB0DvNPVerifying myself: I am directxman12 on https://t.co/lUAL4Mji1e. uJcI2oRMjxxjOYokz7fcj5LS_lmA6g02ElBe / https://t.co/OuGmV8JL9K
3/3
2020
I'm actually curious to see if there are any CI services that allow custom use of the Checks API -- most of the one… https://t.co/MXwQmSziDcBeen playing around with @github Actions again, and it seems like it's lost the ability to submit results to the Ch… https://t.co/iNKd92UCVI
2/27
2020
figured it was time for a new profile sketch, considering the last one is about 15 years old ;-). Learned how to u… https://t.co/xZXojj77sp
2/24
2019
@cheddarmint @vllry yep! IIRC, we did this b/c we didn't want people to have to type-assert to get their objects, b… https://t.co/79hTScnxmt
12/23
2019
@IanColdwater 🙋‍♀️
12/12
2019

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