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Mad scientist • Open source author • @Stanford Lecturer • @BitMidi (https://t.co/tmjzdFwZ3m) • @WebTorrentApp (https://t.co/joiqKY1SRK) • @StandardJS (https://t.co/DqHDtgXrbf)

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life as a opensource maintainer https://t.co/3FUrn5iB9F
Retweeted by Feross 🧙🏼‍♂️✨Nothing is worth doing pointlessly – Marcus Aurelius
11/16
2019
first time using #WebTorrent with Brave browser and it....just...worked!! that was an awesome thing!
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11/15
2019
@MylesBorins Also, just like you I was way more nervous to give my first Stanford lecture than I've ever been for a… https://t.co/xryKrfm5yB @MylesBorins Of course! Your talk was 🔥🔥🔥 soooo good 💯💯💯Thanks for having me @feross this was a ton of fun https://t.co/jy7atUf86B
Retweeted by Feross 🧙🏼‍♂️✨Achievement Unlocked ✅ Give an 80 minute lecture to a CS class at my alma mater. Surprisingly the most nervous I'v… https://t.co/eUTZrrhOTu
Retweeted by Feross 🧙🏼‍♂️✨ @b0neskull I have https://t.co/cPuvWmXP0L but it doesn’t yet support the new funding package.json field yet!Congrats to the Brave team on reaching 1.0! The WebTorrent teams loves Brave and everything it stands for. https://t.co/arfXeUcuA1
Retweeted by Feross 🧙🏼‍♂️✨ @wa7son Yep! They emailed me the day before to confirm it was okay to use my avatar :)Don't plug it in! 😂 https://t.co/zjNuWN5e7I
11/14
2019
when i joined @brave in 2015, we estimated that the Brave 1.0 release was about 6 months away. today we finally did… https://t.co/XFewVs5AMl
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Retweeted by Feross 🧙🏼‍♂️✨ @timneutkens @fixitup2 Hah, neat! @jdorfman @SustainOSS @feross Definitely agree this stems from @feross's experiment. It definitely made it clear th… https://t.co/WWOSdPQHUZ
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11/13
2019
@SustainOSS I think @feross' experiment worked. While I think his approach was more effective, it's better than nothing.
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11/12
2019
@PumaBrowser @dshaw @GNUmanth @romainhuet ✨✨✨👋🏻 @dshaw @GNUmanth @feross @romainhuet #ChromeDevSummit https://t.co/5t8267ODhx
Retweeted by Feross 🧙🏼‍♂️✨ @GNUmanth Nice meeting you!!Look who I bumped into at #ChromeDevSummit @feross! 🤓 https://t.co/IPIm7i383j
Retweeted by Feross 🧙🏼‍♂️✨🤔 what do you think? https://t.co/5qp3gDbUOz
Retweeted by Feross 🧙🏼‍♂️✨ @whimful Lol no I’m just a fan of stoicism @cwervo Haha, thanks!
11/11
2019
Is your cucumber bitter? Throw it away. Are there briars in your path? Turn aside. That is enough. Do not go on and… https://t.co/eEHlTIhp46Read about the future plans of @babeljs and how to contribute to our vision! ◆ Future Project Goals ◆ Funding More… https://t.co/UhiU5qTe2c
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11/10
2019
https://t.co/QLOfIOKGiH https://t.co/9RqGtb8pFK
Retweeted by Feross 🧙🏼‍♂️✨ @noffle Haha I forgot about this too! @joshuabezaleel @devonzuegel @francesc Very nice work @jdorfman @SustainOSS Agreed. I think this is a step in the right direction, but there's still a lot more we could do @SustainOSS Step in the right direction! @BetterTDeck @NiteStar @googlechrome I expect that he saw my name in a code comment if you're using my npm 'buffer' packagenpm@6.13.0 is out! ❤️ @npmjs with new docs and `npm fund` command 🎉 Changelog: https://t.co/O2TOjoasyr `npm install -g npm@latest`
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11/9
2019
@LennartGrahl The only “smart” tech I want in my life is my phone and laptop. Everything else should be as dumb as… https://t.co/NwgfglcwOF
11/7
2019
A UI denial-of-service attack in being actively exploited against Firefox users right now https://t.co/i4jpTYfTEG… https://t.co/sDoD5jYQQ8
11/6
2019
@Arhey Thanks! Nothing has changed since before/after beta for me.
11/5
2019
GitHub Sponsors is out of beta in 30 countries around the world (and more coming) 💖 To celebrate, we asked open s… https://t.co/6uTBjT3fj7
Retweeted by Feross 🧙🏼‍♂️✨Those who know about us have power over us. Obfuscation may be our best digital weapon https://t.co/bWUeJ0wQ2a https://t.co/cpnSwQ4ljO
11/4
2019
For the last three months I've been working on an mp3 to midi convertor. Here is the output of a sample:… https://t.co/KtPTP1G7Zd
Retweeted by Feross 🧙🏼‍♂️✨ @jmattheij Very cool work!!
11/3
2019
🌟🌟🌟 Huge thanks to MongoDB for sponsoring StandardJS for the month of November! 🌟🌟🌟 👀 Visit them here:… https://t.co/yQGvcHPacc
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11/2
2019
@soldair @varjmes - Webcam - Mic - Notifs - Bluetooth - USB devices - Storage large files - Register custom protoco… https://t.co/vGWGaIzIgvthe ghost of HPKP (the scariest http header) and a terrifying ever-growing hsts preload list. delivering our spooky… https://t.co/y0phKQzG2h
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11/1
2019
@vaheder Wow, that is awful!"the youngest group [of survey participants] flat-out rejected the idea of capitalizing lol or using it to indicate… https://t.co/rI8eLLW0EHMy guess is that there are lots of Maps users still using an old Android version that can't be updated to support T… https://t.co/dvcVDdnra2 @jhartikainen Yeah, that makes a lot of sense for products like NewsOther graphs on that page indicate Maps is at 96% encryption which seems odd since Google controls that whole produ… https://t.co/rXcSqspqtHDoes anyone know why Google doesn't have 100% encryption across products and services yet? This chart seems to stal… https://t.co/WCWX93coA7 @awaterma Thanks, happy to share the materials :)
10/29
2019
@mikeal I’m also uploading videos to YouTube too! It’s all linked from the site here: https://t.co/p17Jy6DHmFThere’s a trend lately of University teachers putting their CS Course materials on GitHub. @feross has been doing t… https://t.co/LdLF2AL6n7
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10/28
2019
@nhuber @gitlab Not really. Open core works for a narrow range of user-facing OSS products that mostly use open sou… https://t.co/JPSCsOEMUE
10/25
2019
This is a really interesting talk by @feross on lessons learned from @WebTorrentApp 🙌 https://t.co/pHhNQNBnXE
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10/24
2019
This is fun .. @feross’ enthusiasm is just contagious + great guest lectures .. super approachable content https://t.co/UraaRohbON
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10/23
2019
Literally put it better than I could have :). The problem isn’t intrinsic to ads (ads can create a virtuous cycle o… https://t.co/s68vDh8Hig
Retweeted by Feross 🧙🏼‍♂️✨The @AKASHAworld team collected info from the Ethereum community through direct interviews, including with @bmann… https://t.co/DRO8ezBfjm
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10/22
2019
@julien51 @moreati I think the argument is that in the past high-quality publications could command high ad prices… https://t.co/l5xZm7Vkmw"The quality of the ad is no longer connected to the quality of the content. This has pretty massive repercussions… https://t.co/xVew9NvGO8
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10/21
2019
Solid investigative journalism: Inside TurboTax’s 20-Year Fight to Stop Americans From Filing Their Taxes for Free https://t.co/TG5ID9FeWa
10/20
2019
@agentofuser @oni_vim @piamancini This is a very interesting idea! @hypesystem @WebTorrentApp Thank you! @b0neskull I'd love to see more folks experimenting with new ideas like this @buggydebugger Thanks! 🌟 @davidjayfrancis Thanks for sharing, David! @pes10k Of course!Brave, Fingerprinting, and Privacy on the Web Excellent talk by @pes10k given at my Stanford web security class https://t.co/ASBMlTf09V
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10/19
2019
macOS Catalina requires repeatedly typing your admin password into cryptic modal prompts throughout the day in orde… https://t.co/B1o1ij1LTZ
Retweeted by Feross 🧙🏼‍♂️✨ @pes10k cc @braveBrave, Fingerprinting, and Privacy on the Web Excellent talk by @pes10k given at my Stanford web security class https://t.co/ASBMlTf09V @feross Another issue related to compensation is recognition. There are many projects that are not themselves wel… https://t.co/9bhCAcY5pB
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10/18
2019
One of the people working to both highlight the issues of OSS compensation *and* try to figure out solutions is… https://t.co/oIwh5dr8Yv
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10/17
2019
If you look at what is *actively* depended on in npm you see that babel maintainers are by far the most over-taxed… https://t.co/uJdi9fVQrq
Retweeted by Feross 🧙🏼‍♂️✨ @VitalikButerin @balajis Provide value for millions, get yelled at by the internet for running a $2k sponsorship th… https://t.co/yLdC4U9sKc @balajis A big problem is the sheer number of really valuable things that just don't come with a good business mode… https://t.co/tB0t5azl4Y
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10/16
2019
This is amazing, I hope more conferences follow this example 💜 https://t.co/qxpJ09idAq
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10/15
2019
"Industrial Open Source" vs. "Artistic Open Source" are great terms. Thanks for coming up with this, @Cianomaidin… https://t.co/wsixXLKGwJWe all know that open source maintainers are not compensated properly for the work they do. While we at CascadiaJS… https://t.co/NZy8RnwlUh
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10/14
2019
My university just announced that it’s dumping Blackboard, and there was much rejoicing. Why is Blackboard universa… https://t.co/EAhe8Ussg0
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10/12
2019
Thought-provoking podcast: War for the Soul of Open Source https://t.co/bgA8oIQFcE
10/10
2019
BitMidi is powered by the awesome Preact X! ❤️ cc @PreactJS
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10/9
2019
“Nobody gets to expect that everyone beneath the precise link in the “value chain” where they happen to stand ought… https://t.co/xHDW7PX0UK
10/8
2019
@ow The worst part about stuff like this is that every time the question of financial support comes up open-source… https://t.co/87pUu2x1CJ
Retweeted by Feross 🧙🏼‍♂️✨ @mikeal Reeder doesn't have a backend. So if you want sync between devices, you need to pick a service with a backe… https://t.co/W2rSMbEt3L @aral Haha, no worries. Your tweet was most appreciated! Ship early and often is a lesson I’m glad to have learned early in my career.Haha, I had no idea, @feross – sorry (not sorry) ;) (From ~2:13: the story of how WebTorrent came to be. The takea… https://t.co/0eKooyjD3a
Retweeted by Feross 🧙🏼‍♂️✨ @mikeal Feedly + ReederThis is the most succinct description of the current digital advertising market I’ve ever seen. https://t.co/HeRW5S23gP
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10/7
2019
Incredible visualisation: Birds migrating across Europe, tracked by GPS. https://t.co/PjUS07M5z4
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10/6
2019
@_developit @BitMidi @preactjs Yes! I tried to upgrade during beta and ran into problems. After 10.0.0 was release, it was super smooth! ✨Fascinating: Moore’s Law predictions vs actual growth in transistor count. by @datagrapha https://t.co/zuI86EntTa https://t.co/ZwN1dBGE1n
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10/5
2019
What's a good rule of thumb for writing inline code comments? @feross says you don't want the comments to be at the… https://t.co/npAuC3opE0
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10/4
2019
Researchers' new method enables identifying a person through walls from candidate video footage, using only WiFi… https://t.co/eDcZFjw69q"Nothing about choosing a license that expresses your ethics stops you from sharing code online, accepting contribu… https://t.co/SJWNJArT83We support autoplay now! You can leave BitMidi open in a tab in the background and let the sound of those sweet, sweet MIDIs play on 🎶✨
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10/3
2019
@dripsandcastle @spatie_be @NuclearAnthro @socialistdogmom @vegansidekick @Patreon You're awesome ⭐️
10/2
2019
@brianleroux Aww :( how many years did it last? @thlorenz @matteocollina @Cypress_io Nice dude!
10/1
2019

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