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Eric Lawless @eplawless Los Angeles, California

Software Architect on League of Legends @RiotGames. Previously @Netflix. Into web and game development & helping people learn. He/him.

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Joined Twitter 10/14/08


@_ElleOhElle_ The weighed blanket is so good. @sehurlburt I see you boosting and helping this community all the time without asking for anything in return. Wante… https://t.co/8Jqms4WLEtPro tip for anyone who makes things: 1. Make the thing 2. DON'T ship it – yet! Just sit back, take a break 3. Co… https://t.co/e3Jda7OSIS
Retweeted by Eric LawlessDepression, anxiety, and ADHD are all VERY REAL. If you may be/are suffering please seek help. Your thoughts, regar… https://t.co/g7Kp8LTW1E
Retweeted by Eric Lawless @Voyboy I appreciate what you did over the past couple days a lot.
12/9
2018
Shoutout to Canadian Healthcare because I had to get surgery ~6 months before Celeste came out and there's no way I… https://t.co/Yl2iih1O1O
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12/8
2018
The C++ Standards Committee has tasked SG20 with researching C++ education, and to produce guidelines for teachers.… https://t.co/QUa5XPMITk
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12/7
2018
the history of computers is one of people asking "whats the worst that could happen" and then finding out
Retweeted by Eric Lawless @callmevlad Could you link your source for the data?One of my students has used the word "fucktangular" in an informal essay to describe a situation that was complicat… https://t.co/WnKPhpgD6I
Retweeted by Eric Lawlessas dev on steam, valve reps have never once replied to me and the backend ux is so painful to use that it has its o… https://t.co/OuUgy8Auj0
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12/5
2018
Epic Games just announced a store with 88/12 split (no tiers), access to the audience, and Support-A-Creator progra… https://t.co/Flkp7sAaDe
Retweeted by Eric LawlessGood lord, my team ported Chrome to Windows Phone in 2008/2009 and I nearly got fired for that. Can I please get my… https://t.co/HrMhHc4tdb
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12/4
2018
A common problem in Silicon Valley (my past self included): "Establishing your identity through work alone can res… https://t.co/c30CG0WuTB
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12/3
2018
@redskyforge @Vjeux For sure; there's nuance. The level of optimization needed to work well with a 3G connection on… https://t.co/LAQ0EyEzgBEinstein didn't leave for his Princeton office until about 10:30am, after an hour-long breakfast, came home in the… https://t.co/C8IfXmMgMG
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11/28
2018
Turn run-time errors into compile-time (or link-time) errors. By almost any means, at almost any cost. https://t.co/CmAz1Y8Q3q
Retweeted by Eric LawlessI wanna hire bitcoin hackers to compromise more popular npm packages. It seems this debacle *finally* has people s… https://t.co/UEjTsQQsDC
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11/27
2018
A few had asked for high res images from the recent Coven and Eclipse teasers! Here ya go! https://t.co/O2raahCMkb
Retweeted by Eric LawlessThis is what I do: - you decide what you want - you figure out what it would take to get there - you break that out… https://t.co/IkSwArkazR
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11/26
2018
Final results: 6/10 believe in 10x engineers. 4/10 have worked with one. I have worked with 10x engineers. The su… https://t.co/3Vhuwr8jOx
Retweeted by Eric LawlessI had a first 1 on 1 meeting with a new (very senior) team member, and he came in with a short document to explain… https://t.co/qCDFlYduwf
Retweeted by Eric LawlessExcited about frameworks that allow you to create apps without a build system? All these acknowledge that you need… https://t.co/L3AAOKhppw
Retweeted by Eric LawlessWhen developers do design https://t.co/sEmhd5sJIn
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11/23
2018
@lolPeanut98 @RiotKobe Did you decide?! Are you joining TSM? @jbaert @CasualEffects When I was a graphic designer (as my day job) I'd give Gimp another try every year or so and… https://t.co/r75Lf620XbIt sounds like @lolPeanut98 is trying to decide if he wants to come to NA. Please let's start a campaign to get him… https://t.co/LpMGOVQFmM
Retweeted by Eric Lawless @TravisGafford @lolPeanut98 Hey @lolPeanut98 if you come to NA I'll bake you a cake. I am serious. We have the resources. #BringPeanutToNA @RiotAzael @TravisGafford @lolPeanut98 @RiotKobe if this casting thing doesn't work out you can fall back on Twitter journalismAnnual reminder that the Salvation Army Canada is not the same organization as Salvation Army USA or UK or Australi… https://t.co/gVlCZ6q9pU
Retweeted by Eric Lawless @AdamRackis This seemed very clear but appears not to be landing :D Tough crowd.
11/22
2018
🦖 HTM: JSX without the transpiler. 700 bytes to run in the browser, or compile it away using babel-plugin-htm. (w… https://t.co/uQ1mkV6sJZ
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11/21
2018
It’s useful to include developers early in UI design conversations. I’ve changed every UI design handed to me over… https://t.co/ebraDFRmuV
Retweeted by Eric LawlessReminder to all the League players at the start of free agency: We can’t help you after you sign something and don’… https://t.co/nvY7Wdy5hY
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11/20
2018
@sophiebits Alternative: fear of ALL code, including the stuff you wrote, and willingness to change it anyways. @bodil @sw1nn Web is already on the immutable data structures train, see stuff like immer. Immutability is the reco… https://t.co/65w1EIzaSMExcited to bring more story to League players through our partnership with @Marvel - starting with the one and only… https://t.co/GuWGQkhwk6
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11/19
2018
This will be a really handy hook for people refactoring class components to function components. function useSetSt… https://t.co/JYlThBDnNq
Retweeted by Eric LawlessThe bosses we remember: 1 provided safe space to grow 2 opened career doors 3 defended us when we needed it 4 rec… https://t.co/9cTIAxcV8d
Retweeted by Eric Lawless @morajabi @sseraphini Okay hear me out: C (not C++). Gateway drug closer to the metal, you can write node modules i… https://t.co/JGkoToymzV @bodil Irrational borrow checker tilt. @rygorous I'm reading and really enjoying your trip through the graphics pipeline series, thanks for having put it together :)
11/18
2018
so i just found out that apparently, a lemon isn’t naturally occurring and is a hybrid by cross breeding a bitter o… https://t.co/34d8ZUMMp9
Retweeted by Eric LawlessTools that hold the line and don’t let things get worse are so powerful. E.g. test coverage, type coverage, bundle… https://t.co/xjEKdNtgUk
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11/17
2018
doing OpenGL tutorials “for fun” https://t.co/SdljAzAD1r
Retweeted by Eric Lawless @kchironis The @IGDAFoundation Next Gen Leaders Program was created specifically for this reason. Doesn’t matter if… https://t.co/U061wSxSQM
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11/16
2018
@samanthabretous @bitandbang This is one I feel strongly about: become a specialist, over and over, in different ar… https://t.co/QNYlAKznyE @Huhi Fallout 76 @burgessdryan @sseraphini This is my go to: https://t.co/BFiLHtFCQs @garybernhardt @sseraphini Use `with` statements! Do it! Fuck the police!
11/14
2018
I'm incredibly happy to announce I'll soon be starting a new role over at Riot, which you might know by their flags… https://t.co/GrmqJ3gteF
Retweeted by Eric LawlessIntroducing the Web High Level Shading Language, allowing for next-generation graphics with the WebGPU API! https://t.co/PflQDRfKKn
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11/13
2018
@AshantiMutinta Canadians too, we're sorry for the overlap.sure, it sucks living in the most expensive real estate market in human history right next door to the architects o… https://t.co/bJ9dHGhIaq
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11/12
2018
Cloudflare is burying the lede here a bit: they have built a cloud platform that costs a third of what AWS costs an… https://t.co/64EbZrX5Xh
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11/11
2018
Developing native apps is such a terrible experience compared to developing client-side web apps that it's obvious… https://t.co/aZ84fmnvD4
Retweeted by Eric LawlessThis is a blog post that has been a long-time coming. Here is our strategy, here is the core of what we as a compan… https://t.co/FK7bFBbndp
Retweeted by Eric Lawless @Fitzyhere Hey Fitzy any plans to try out a League stream?Congratulations Leila and amazing team!!!! 🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉 https://t.co/1yH59YoIV4
Retweeted by Eric Lawless @ryanonsrc You should only deploy immediately before leaving for vacation.It's 5pm on a Friday if you're planning a deploy you should do it now.
11/10
2018
Kudos to @JakobKummerow from the @v8js team for creating JSBI! First he adds native BigInt support to @v8js, and no… https://t.co/neYLBDHcuh
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11/9
2018
also! very pleased to see others advocating PER ROUTE lambda functions ala https://t.co/rOwzZdcGiI …this is a much… https://t.co/cFZe8kzs2F
Retweeted by Eric Lawless @CasualEffects Take the JavaScript approach and use double coerced to string for your indexing. @bloodychill @_michaelpaulson @rowlsmanthorpe @realDailyWire FWIW the political right in Canada are also on the uni… https://t.co/aRB0arHpUv @bloodychill @_michaelpaulson @rowlsmanthorpe @realDailyWire I don't have much historical context on it as a Canadi… https://t.co/j8mw2cdOSC @_michaelpaulson @rowlsmanthorpe It definitely shows the leftward swing in US Democrats that you're describing. @_michaelpaulson @rowlsmanthorpe The source I found much more interesting and compelling was https://t.co/WV7mBBOAB1Quick reminder for any British commentators who feel obliged to lament the ongoing polarisation in the US: there is… https://t.co/D0k7UtLRJw
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11/8
2018
Hey @RockstarGames I think it’s criminal that in #RDR2 I can't name my beautiful, powerful white horse the complete… https://t.co/qTWTrXtwy5
Retweeted by Eric Lawless @taviso hey, sorry if my questions just added stress. Thanks for taking the time to respond.Let technical debt age for a little while, so you can see where the design wants to go. If you're too jumpy, your r… https://t.co/xq8hWeoH8Y
Retweeted by Eric LawlessThis NYT article about the biological underpinnings of the placebo effect and medical ritual is fascinating: "Ritua… https://t.co/a7FHdL7zem
Retweeted by Eric LawlessGraphQL exists because JavaScript developers finally realized HTTP API’s were too limiting so they reinvented SQL o… https://t.co/b4VFR3Hq4D
Retweeted by Eric Lawless @nomadastudiobcn @MsMinotaur Yo this looks incredible :oProud to announce that GRIS will release on Nintendo Switch and PC on December 13! Watch the new gameplay trailer a… https://t.co/dsFPhgED06
Retweeted by Eric Lawless @taviso @pati_gallardo @natashenka Definitely! I understand "bricked" to mean these devices couldn't correctly boot… https://t.co/F16ICfog4g @pati_gallardo @taviso I hadn't seen that thread, but it does seem he's using a different definition from… https://t.co/1fYKFHm77l @flowpoke @Grime_Knight @politifakes @BrowningMachine @dcpayne42 "Social Justice Warrior". Usually somebody using i… https://t.co/Gg1s5eNGFELooking good, @mattpodwysocki 😀🍻😉 https://t.co/nC6yoIGpCA
Retweeted by Eric Lawlessshoutouts and solidarity to all the people who arent permitted to vote today but who have to be faced with self rig… https://t.co/K8BLysKtCE
Retweeted by Eric Lawless @ken_wheeler I'd prefer your way but I don't think that's where we are. @ken_wheeler https://t.co/WV7mBBOAB1
11/7
2018
two steps forward eighteen steps back https://t.co/kpEoZnO6kb
Retweeted by Eric Lawless @i_know_me_not @bodil I dunno, the rest of the world seems to have a pretty good picture of the regressive nonsense… https://t.co/pXD5LE44d9for (auto [i, v] : indexed{arr}) { https://t.co/hP7PT2oeMY So this works, except standard iterators are inconsisten… https://t.co/0Dw9F4jL9K
Retweeted by Eric LawlessIt is both simple and extremely important to start off your talk by telling your audience what they should expect t… https://t.co/W8sn1UlUvw
Retweeted by Eric Lawless @RiotRainslight @KateyAnthony You got to get @Froggen to weigh innetcat https://t.co/rUCdPVzJ7y
Retweeted by Eric LawlessComputers: a mistake? @onidavin dazzle camo to convince computer vision systems that I'm fabulous"Your scientists were so preoccupied with whether or not they could, they didn’t stop to think if they should."… https://t.co/rJUgd1teMQ
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11/6
2018
@chantastic @kentcdodds @donavon if you want the effect hook to run once, and dispose only on unmount, you can do s… https://t.co/IdoPd3tK4p @itslowbo @sokareemie ¯\_(ツ)_/¯Always ask questions. Leaders, esp. new leaders, believe they are being judged by how much they know. It is literal… https://t.co/iupaln6fde
Retweeted by Eric LawlessNGINX Unit Now Supports TLS and JavaScript Apps with Node.js https://t.co/TAY4deaL9q
Retweeted by Eric LawlessThe impact of the ‘open’ workspace on human collaboration https://t.co/ACQe2AI9O2 HT @BrianRoemmele // This is a su… https://t.co/tg7SslYX1c
Retweeted by Eric Lawless @sebmarkbage @AdamRackis Ah interesting - that makes sense. I'd love a faster way to do this kind of runtime intros… https://t.co/1pfXVuXC9i @sebmarkbage @AdamRackis To clarify, I just put this together as an excuse to learn the API better and see what kin… https://t.co/0AeOZKh5g9
11/5
2018

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