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Best known for working on browsers (now @WebKit at Apple; opinions still own), but largely tweeting about reliable software, mental health, and human rights

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Joined Twitter 5/25/07


@tom_forsyth I keep taking breaks because I can scarcely bare to watch it… @TartanLlama Darn, it's now too late for me to make it there by morning.
8/4
2020
Self-Affirmation for cisgender kids VS for transgender kids. https://t.co/1n9keC9MHG
Retweeted by Sam Grace Sneddon 🏳️‍🌈 (they/them) @seaotta @webwewantfyi DOM APIs or new language features?Apparently you have to be buff to be a buff gf??? This seems discriminatory… @torahwilcox I approve of this look @unwttng 😍-Takes around 7h on average for peak browser mitigations to be deployed against a phishing op -Even so, ~38% of tot… https://t.co/KnKt6FYBxb
Retweeted by Sam Grace Sneddon 🏳️‍🌈 (they/them) @AmeliasBrain I'm definitely doing this based on "in period" @AroraXD others are much harder ("did [customer] come to us with a requirement for _this_ app? have we examined the… https://t.co/TjPWx0bXsk @AroraXD many of these often are easy to get consensus on ("we will ensure quality through a combination of code re… https://t.co/kEg6DDzNNJ @AroraXD questions that are often appropriate: "is this the right solution to our business problem?" "who are the… https://t.co/DV3ryrRkZWJust looked up to notice a BA A380 on approach to Heathrow; G-XLEL returning from storage in Chateauroux. Heading t… https://t.co/Z1BCPOXJOE @AroraXD the most important skill in software development is communication: with your peers, with your managers, wi… https://t.co/5VYDgoatje @foolip @johnwilander @othermaciej I mean, you _could_, but also it would probably be less than helpful for others… https://t.co/UvaZ65DD8v @Minkovsky @freezydorito *opens a bar named The Real PHP Developer's Footgun* @KiraArghy *looks around* I have neither you nor matcha @ondrejhanslik @mcclure111 They can certainly place limitations whereby outside activity would compete with them, m… https://t.co/VV89RbrY8L @EurostarJustinp There's a part of me wishing for mask inception. A mask with a train wearing a mask.Nirvana, Bowie, Blur, and Carter USM And if I somehow got double the budget for a second stage: Spice Girls, Whit… https://t.co/xNKMZig2SQ @rachelnabors Notably, when running macOS on Intel, it compiles and runs your iOS app for Intel. I don't know what… https://t.co/oYO2A3WbHa @foolip Currently just experimenting with getting fairly basic things, not really sure if this is going anywhere! @SBinLondon hi cutieeee @JulietteBuet No
8/3
2020
Landlord mentioned recently that I've now been here for over a year. My life is so incredibly far from where I had… https://t.co/rjUkSIDvZUTech cos: Hire self-motivated people. People so passionate about code they program even on their own time. If you l… https://t.co/RnR33doOe7
Retweeted by Sam Grace Sneddon 🏳️‍🌈 (they/them) @rachelnabors It requires months between March and December to happen first @adrianba Are you saying I can drop IE5? Maybe require 5.5? 😜 (I'm trying to do historical analysis of a few things… https://t.co/dgyD2Kv6eu @foolip Yeah, I've been debating a bit with how far I should go back with historical analysis; it can feel like the… https://t.co/P624bkXEtt @IanCutress Condolences to you and your family. You should take any time you want away from tech (and tech twitter)… https://t.co/xLk4PtllOr
8/2
2020
@TheEnbyperor Sticking to a ~2010 API definitely won't work in a browser from the 90s. 🙃 When it comes to librarie… https://t.co/nRdjJaOqTA @smfr @grorgwork @gfxprogrammer @remindmetweets in 4 weeksIf you were writing JS targeting browsers all the way back to IE5, what would your approach be? Go all out old scho… https://t.co/RMAJoselyUThe current BA1/BA2 are apparently gone permanently. Shame, I had been planning on going on BA1 this year… @GarethDennis Now to be grumpy: https://t.co/U5uuShQtHT shows the (already disused military) railway not 750m from… https://t.co/no9aiL7iwB @GarethDennis Right?! The things that make it hard are presumably capacity on the West of England line (and terminu… https://t.co/pUB2JSr61d @GarethDennis Total number of daily visitors (and of course only some of these come from London) amount to the seat… https://t.co/KEDmEDDFl9 @edent But at a time when more and more people are watching primarily on computing devices? Broadcast TV will never… https://t.co/gAHDMNmByg @GarethDennis I do wonder if it's worthwhile considering how to provide good public transport from London to Stoneh… https://t.co/0NZUYS24Gr @edent I wonder if we will see any interest in trying to get live streaming using multicast again, though how to do… https://t.co/E52R2s4YSbYou can now deploy @github Pages from any branch! This also removes the hardcoded dependency we had on the master b… https://t.co/EQguH8hs7k
Retweeted by Sam Grace Sneddon 🏳️‍🌈 (they/them) @robinberjon @adrianba @roessler A sample size of one should be enough for anyone @stephenmcgruer @foolip @slightlylate @jensimmons @vdscratchy What made confluence so hard? Just the execution in enough browsers? @AGeekwithaHat @AroraXD Every single time this appears on my time line 🥺😍 @foolip @slightlylate @stephenmcgruer @jensimmons @vdscratchy And even idlharness.js isn't really helpful; we still… https://t.co/z4Pwva0AE3One time at the GIC pre transition, I was told that I wasn't making enough of an effort to be femme presenting. Yea… https://t.co/xWiBQOiuLD
Retweeted by Sam Grace Sneddon 🏳️‍🌈 (they/them) @25kV @LNER @HitachiRailENG @sw_train @34002salisbury …why is it going to Eastleigh? That's a long way from home.If you follow WebAdv, you've noticed that some of the adtech folks have what may seem like strange positions, for i… https://t.co/iVtrGoRikS
Retweeted by Sam Grace Sneddon 🏳️‍🌈 (they/them) @adrianba @roessler @robinberjon A sample size of one should suffice, I presume? https://t.co/F9N7Ffuii4 @johnregehr @chewedwire @jfbastien It's still beautiful if you view the first person of the tweet being the tweet itself.
8/1
2020
@robinberjon wait what also wait what who/what/how did they derail DNT? @isislovecruft Per https://t.co/mnmg3pfU9C we're soon to all be subs @BeingCharley Oh, indeed, it totally makes sense. Probably increases the chance of incidents at the PTI if you don't open the doors! @BeingCharley An attempt was madeCW: domestic abuse, violence, stalking If you are in tech + truly care about victims of domestic abuse, spend more… https://t.co/mWTeHNrcoQ
Retweeted by Sam Grace Sneddon 🏳️‍🌈 (they/them) @AriDrennen I am also strongly in favourWith the impending shutdown of Pickering, #Ontario is going to go from low emissions leader to laggard as 3,100MW o… https://t.co/J6BMWRCoc1
Retweeted by Sam Grace Sneddon 🏳️‍🌈 (they/them)I'm always using percents in CSS, but often have to stop and ask: "% of what?" hint: it's probably not what you th… https://t.co/fEkhqgvtQs
Retweeted by Sam Grace Sneddon 🏳️‍🌈 (they/them)Following the @BBC's decision to remove all trans organisations for England, Scotland and Wales from their website,… https://t.co/WRX54q31yf
Retweeted by Sam Grace Sneddon 🏳️‍🌈 (they/them) @JolyonMaugham Thank you for this thread 💖
7/31
2020
@RReverser Are you sure they aren't doing an A/B test on user uptake of a potential new feature? @archaeogremlin It's hard to pet someone and maintain an (anti) social distance 😟 @saraislet From a UK point of view, no, absolutely not. Depending on the exact terms of being on-call you may be du… https://t.co/n1DqcKtXct/me dislikes how CSS outlines and CSS inlines are wildly different things
Retweeted by Sam Grace Sneddon 🏳️‍🌈 (they/them) @archaeogremlin don't make me come to the park to pet you 🥺 @larsberg_ @pcwalton @jgraham, of course (not that he's signed in since creating it); I think someone else did most… https://t.co/XCVEGsG0nD @bondj700 @OppyPenguin @PaulCliftonBBC @patrickkeneally May well have not been maintained for them; pretty sure the… https://t.co/Wgo2RpJM7s @bondj700 @OppyPenguin @PaulCliftonBBC @patrickkeneally And Fawley Refinery continued to be used until 2016, so it'… https://t.co/S2fsRnHdq8 @AroraXD @alanhitchin I don't want to be a copy cat but also 😍🥺🤩 @AroraXD I think I might be gay 🥺 @nomadtechie There should be enough paths out of their limitations that frankly it's just confusing why they haven't done themFeeling this strongly right now. Logging into a whole load of Slacks, getting their whole tutorial every time I joi… https://t.co/RGFuzbxUxMAlso realised that this year marks 18 years of knowing, at least in as much as I knew about gender back then, that… https://t.co/rvkrjyHprjImagine if I'd been informed about gender dysphoria and possible medication when I was prepubescent. Imagine if I f… https://t.co/EkcgijUwY4 @lynncyrin *boops*
7/30
2020
@seaotta I'm here if you want to talk 💜 @ohunt @erynofwales At least in principle (and in practice most of the time) they get in trouble for that in the UK @Daniel15 @devsnek @fabricedesre @dalmaer @jaffathecake Note that on macOS kernel-mode drivers are deprecated and w… https://t.co/N83XMfAaYODear TfL travellers, your mask does not help if: - your nose is not covered - it is on your neck - it is in your… https://t.co/lUOkTB6tt5 @hober @zip (I referred her for that already) @jfbastien *screams in strict aliasing* @TheEnbyperor @Hazelesque 32GiB should be enough for anyone Would sharding it (by first character, so you're only… https://t.co/qAgggozJ09 @BeingCharley https://t.co/FbA4TThhhW @TheEnbyperor Such a successful startup. True entrepreneurs.We’re in a golden age of UX. Why is video chat still stuck in the ’90s? : https://t.co/XwpAw4ImuL A question I thi… https://t.co/q7SqFDVyVi
Retweeted by Sam Grace Sneddon 🏳️‍🌈 (they/them) @tobie Prior to USB-C, each port was shaped specifically as a host (type A sockets) or a device (type B sockets). T… https://t.co/xn4vVkBnTq @jamesthomson Closer to 150 days for me… @jamesthomson Not the same scale for length and diameter, though! Every time I'm back in Glasgow nowadays I'm alway… https://t.co/hOuEO52HqtThis feels frankly illegal (shaky cam because me and smol(-ish, it's nae Glasgae) train arrived at the same time)… https://t.co/BeptDTGX28 @SBinLondon It's 2020, so probs naw⭕ Buying a detached house to have land to have garage space for more cars than one person could possibly need https://t.co/7Mj0jtXGVt
7/29
2020
tech can help you execute on good art direction, but tech can't give you good art direction. https://t.co/JCTQB5MkKG
Retweeted by Sam Grace Sneddon 🏳️‍🌈 (they/them)Or is, at an even more basic level, non-integral scaling _still_ a pain under Linux? It's been nearly a decade, so I'd hope it's okay now?If I were to buy a U2720Q, could I get it seamlessly working in its HDR mode across macOS, Windows, and Linux? (Obv… https://t.co/HXU7bZtoX4 @TartanLlama 42 others, actually @1701aStarship @25kV @Captain_Deltic @philatrail Oh, there's undeniably a solution for all the problems; it's a que… https://t.co/6s8U61oIxL @25kV @Captain_Deltic @1701aStarship @philatrail AFAIK it's not even the bridges that have been considered the hard… https://t.co/Vu35ICnvyw @evacide 🥺 Someone needs to get me such a mask…this is genuinely by far the most ambitious set of cycling and walking policies unveiled by any British government… https://t.co/qsHq25QwE4
Retweeted by Sam Grace Sneddon 🏳️‍🌈 (they/them) @ChaoticThey *MY THERAPIST asked me, goddamnit can I not write one sentence
7/28
2020

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