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Chris Evans @evnsio Hertfordshire

Platform Team Lead @monzo 🏦💳🛠️

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Joined Twitter 2/5/09


@mhudack I had exactly this yesterday. Three weeks of not leaving the house due to kids showing symptoms, and going… https://t.co/XA9JzStV3y
4/7
2020
@willpillar I have a similar one. If I shut my office door, my children immediately need something from me 🙂Wildly talented, and one of my favourite people to work with. If you're looking for an agile coach (or similar), yo… https://t.co/oprrYJcYyU
4/6
2020
@AWSSupport That's awesome, thank you!
4/5
2020
Took this picture today. I really like it. https://t.co/yxb2bqNCvD
4/4
2020
@haveigotnews @electric_robin Great job. Just add some canned laughter!I've been playing a lot of garden football with my kids recently. When goals are on the line I've been touching my… https://t.co/3u3Ome6tym @charwarz We did put in online, but the domain expired so it wasn't accessible. I just rebuilt on a default… https://t.co/TRI5Ec6zvg
4/3
2020
@susannehusebo #boycottcarpconf @susannehusebo This is amazing 👏
4/2
2020
Unprecedented usage of the word 'unprecedented' https://t.co/UUJ1uPillD
4/1
2020
@lukebriscoe @boffbowsh @sillypunk I noticed that straight away too! Ewan saved us with our youngest!At what point do we start referring to a shaved head haircut as "a covid-19"? 💇‍♂️
3/28
2020
@joe_mighty We recently cutover to managed ELK. It's glorious to use and super low operational overhead.9. Attempt to add images to CI 10. Need to terraform a new registry and some IAM stuff 11. Need to setup Terraform… https://t.co/JL7zTJJ2D95. Find curious but unrelated logs for system 6. Investigate code 7. Realise we’re on a fork which we don’t need to… https://t.co/ODK96prc49Today has been one giant yak shave: 1. Find curious looking metrics in a dashboard 2. Investigate the logs 3. Real… https://t.co/IR8hfrj2uS
3/27
2020
Ultimate software engineer bait 🎣 https://t.co/aEhx2o9vq5
3/26
2020
Staying at home is doing wonders for his curl! 🙂 ⚽ https://t.co/CsxWzSXxr2
3/25
2020
@monzo George's effort ♥ https://t.co/ASiZGlkpGk
3/24
2020
@Gitesh I bought shielded outdoor ones so 🤞they're unappealing to any passing rodents 🙂
3/23
2020
And tweeting this from my mac with this in the toolbar is the icing on the cake. https://t.co/aOG3LG8uErResult of the weekend was running a new cat6 cable round the outside of my house, through walls, into new sockets a… https://t.co/Vrq2FvEu3zContemplating turning a Raspberry Pi into a Lost-style 108 minute timer, to add some excitement to self isolating. > 4 8 15 16 23 42...
3/22
2020
Crowning off the week with a family game of Super Mario Bros 🧱 https://t.co/SPeglXOpFVWe're looking at Ovvy at @monzo. If it's as good as looks we'll have a lot of happy engineers 🙂 https://t.co/GQU0rbX3lK
3/20
2020
Isolation day 3: my 5yo son's friend dropped this through our letterbox and I think it's the perfect message we nee… https://t.co/0VdP0hG3gV @kieranmch Gotcha, it is curious phrasing 🙃👀 https://t.co/4wabcvqTRR @kieranmch This kind of makes sense, right? More people reliant on their connectivity, and minor tweaks to wifi can… https://t.co/FNSmnZ4dMo
3/19
2020
Learning coding on https://t.co/86CNGgEXka 🐢 https://t.co/ocUL4Zma5t @rakyll And presumably there's a pause every hour to compile? 🙂Day 2 of home school. Despite having had fever level temperatures and coughs at night, they seem completely oblivio… https://t.co/6dGplOQbq5
3/18
2020
@pablogaralv He's ready for the first team 😎 https://t.co/SmDQNcRRdn @joesaunderson Immediately blocks Joe Saunderson 😄 @milesbxf Genius. Tomorrow's lesson will be change management in the scope of PCI. @jtopper Ha, that is true. It's astonishing how much 'art' a 5 yo and 7 yo can produce 🙂Day 1 of social isolation, and home school in full flow. Learning about verbs and adverbs 🤓 https://t.co/uhKuzDYD83
3/17
2020
@blob8108 @monzo @Benjojo12 @suhailpatel @boffbowsh @jaseemabid @ChrisAnnODell @JackKleeman @milesbxf It seems to j… https://t.co/TJVepVHHOX @susannehusebo @ScribblingOn If only you'd _already_ studied neuroscience, then you could read your own mind and fi… https://t.co/zk197nHBQU @ScribblingOn I was feeling overloaded mid way through the day, so decided to go for a run. Left at 12:15, ran 3.5… https://t.co/uUcEFxduge @susannehusebo @ScribblingOn That's amazing. We'll done! 👏 🎉The @monzo Platform team nailing remote working 👍 https://t.co/RDcqVIKRVf
3/16
2020
@adoptapuffin I have tried and failed to install it on a mac this week. Utter garbage.If your team retros don't generate output like this, are you even a team? https://t.co/soEf1J3BF4
3/12
2020
I too need to saturate myself in some going forward achievables. https://t.co/EJJ5HtrJccI asked one of our suppliers what they were doing to ensure continuity of service through the virus: "<Company X>… https://t.co/gV5sxqSzEe
3/11
2020
@allspaw @srhtcn Having a pre-written blog post for questions is the level of diligence and forethought I aspire to.
3/10
2020
The best meetings are those where 2 sides are completely opposed but rather than calling it out they enter the infi… https://t.co/ArS2vaqhrl
3/9
2020
Based on this @monzo has a bright future ahead 🙌"The more ways you have to make coffee, the more successful you're going to be" - @cote on culture in the workplace ☕ @Jenny__Anne 🖋 📄 🙌 @PlanetMineTech @nirushika In my experience, examples of this manifesting would be things like your most tenured pe… https://t.co/Z91SerkNYb @PlanetMineTech @nirushika If you've been at a company a long time, you have the privilege of context on the histor… https://t.co/bvHgMpMDEf @boffbowsh @suhailpatel @filipecvarela But also, there are days where it's quite debilitating 🤷‍♂️ @boffbowsh @suhailpatel @filipecvarela 84 for me. I don't feel too bad about it as I'm quite cognizant of my biases… https://t.co/P9JfNxBlOsI've not heard it articulated before, but context is a privilege too. Inclusive meetings with facilitators and clea… https://t.co/mNgN0Cqg9vTeam @monzo today at @AgileScotland 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿✨ excited to open up today with a keynote on embedding inclusion in your… https://t.co/kYsA5BtCI1
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3/6
2020
Today is my two year Monzoversary! What an absolute rollercoaster of awesomeness 🎢 🚀Excellent example of how engineering isn’t simply finding the one thing to optimize for. https://t.co/Vbaj0ufNAA
Retweeted by Chris Evans @karnauskas Mac and phone are USB-C Headphones are lightning Watch is a custom thing. @pcalcado Or, you need to learn to Slack? 🙂 Separately, email for me is where communication goes to die. I'd take Slack any day.Packing for a trip in 2020 🔌 https://t.co/lPczJaWegg
3/5
2020
@jaseemabid I see your fun engineering problem and raise you audits.
3/4
2020
@lukebriscoe @monzo And clicking on shows this. https://t.co/lI34LKEinc @lukebriscoe @monzo I love that this is what shows up in my time-line . https://t.co/CR3cl2ZxYJ
3/3
2020
@SlackHQ I've heard rumors of channel grouping in the sidebar. Who do I need to bribe to get early access? 😬 @suhailpatel @qconlondon @ScribblingOn @mattheath Must be backed by one of those fancy microservice backends 😉 @EpicWinningMaz I don't find it at useful as someone on the hiring side, as the list does nothing to convey experie… https://t.co/3ZiWUl0dg9Has anyone ever found the laundry list of technologies you find on CVs useful?
3/2
2020
@try_except_ Totally agree. People always underestimate the cost of running different stacks well. Uniformity is powerful.This page has reached peak nudge theory. https://t.co/HuWga62abw
2/28
2020
@jtopper I have requested this sooo many times. @pagerduty is there any update on this?
2/27
2020
@boffbowsh Ah yes! I remember it being something good. Thank you 🙏
2/25
2020
@obeattie That just made me spit out my drink 😂 I hope you completed it 👍Literally not a clue what I was thinking when I added this to my to-do list. Sounds cool though 🤷‍♂️ https://t.co/dLKAQ7TDYU
2/24
2020
Watching my 7yo read the Pokémon dialog to my 5yo is the best 😊 https://t.co/4daPly1CvX
2/23
2020
✍️ I’ve written a post on what I think makes effective incident debriefs (talking about external facilitators). It’… https://t.co/Rc60n8Argh
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2/22
2020
@AwardsDarwin Too*Can't overstate how much I agree with this. In many instances, the specifics of the incident are understood and fix… https://t.co/MaM2JUnWwa @try_except_ I've replied to them privately 🙂 Everyone's got a job to do, and I get that (unfortunately) vendors need to use these tactics.Email in a nutshell. https://t.co/TYVvi5jHLuNew level of annoying: vendors who don't just email, but start sending calendar invites without asking first.
2/21
2020
@amateuradam I hope the person at the end of your show tonight was ok. Thank you for an enjoyable evening, and powerful parting message 👏 @filipecvarela I vaguely recall these words too. Time to dig out the old group theory textbook.
2/19
2020
Such a privilege to be speaking at this in June. Also slightly nerve-wracking 😬 https://t.co/f7LCnVeOhD @ryan_southgate Exactly! That annoys me equally 🙂Give me a little disk icon! 💾Like this in Google Chrome 👇 https://t.co/GqMY0mN48fI really dislike apps that have a back button that means "save and go back". It goes like this every time: 1) sear… https://t.co/wP4WTozGJX
2/18
2020
@try_except_ @rdsubhas @OmioGlobal @fayizk1 @ZalandoTech Likewise at @monzo 👍
2/17
2020
@guyzmo @GaryCarneiro @BonesMoses @AWSSupport It's far from perfect, but I don't believe this is an act of neglect,… https://t.co/q0tmFW3ZTY @guyzmo @GaryCarneiro @BonesMoses @AWSSupport Employing a central team to do all UI would likely introduce massive… https://t.co/y661NTrNgb @guyzmo @GaryCarneiro @BonesMoses @AWSSupport I think it's unreasonable to comment without understanding context. M… https://t.co/cTLCjC97d7 @bernardwright @suhailpatel @AWSreInvent @awscloud There is! https://t.co/dQAZgf4tzx @swilliams @lizrice 200 EVERYTHING'S F*CKED 👍 @boffbowsh Easily solved with creative muting 🙂
2/16
2020
@suhailpatel @kieranmch @ScribblingOn It's probably just familiarity, but I find the Google console equally as bad,… https://t.co/7L8yjqV6HD @AWSSupport @ScribblingOn Have you ever tried to purchase RIs through the console? Selecting the instance type over… https://t.co/7HTpve8yUZ @mattheath @danmux @iand 💯 Exactly this.
2/15
2020

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