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Jen Simmons @jensimmons Brooklyn, New York

Web Designer & Developer Advocate, fighting for the health of the web. Member of CSS Working Group.

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Joined Twitter 3/12/07


Leaving my shift today it became more evident to me that NYC’s #COVID19 pandemic will be a tale of two cities. The… https://t.co/JGb398OdpY
Retweeted by Jen SimmonsWhen I state my opinion on the immune response to SARS-CoV2 -> you're not an MD, you only treat mice, you are not q… https://t.co/qZlRFAn63y
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4/9
2020
This is so exciting! With Firefox 75 now every desktop browser supports min(), max(), and clamp() in CSS! https://t.co/brdPrQAhlJ
Retweeted by Jen SimmonsNative lazy loading of <img> is now shipping in Firefox 75. Make your day a little brighter in these dark times by… https://t.co/RPRW0mddEE
Retweeted by Jen SimmonsMount Sinai hospital wants EVERY New Yorker (every NYC resident) to enroll in this research study — symptoms or not… https://t.co/xBBgtvNVSr
4/8
2020
🔥 CSS scroll snapping is SO nice. Hard to tell from the GIF but scrolling "snaps" into place, artists are always l… https://t.co/YLYXTjQy8z
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4/7
2020
Now imagine President Warren answering this question. https://t.co/WcLAq5Zt2wThere are a lot of funny/weird reasons to do this. But more seriously, I did it to keep an eye on my heart rate. La… https://t.co/QYbJ41bbW2I just logged a shower as a workout..@MayorBowser and @ChmnMendelson: Ingrid and thousands of other D.C. domestic workers are asking you to uphold our… https://t.co/8cyu5n7c3F
Retweeted by Jen SimmonsBack in the ER, day 1. Everyone is trying to help. The hierarchy of healthcare has flattened in an attempt to flat… https://t.co/zzisTj2xUT
Retweeted by Jen SimmonsHearing other people in the hall or outside not taking these restrictions seriously is extra painful. They are spre… https://t.co/1Cb8mBZKwxWant to do laundry? To try and feel normal, by wearing clean clothing? Nope. Want to go for a slow walk to restor… https://t.co/GXKlZfWj1XThe cognitive dissonance between these two is confusing: • You’ve been sick for a month. Confused by fevers. Pneum… https://t.co/TkHeoAsdpX @bestebreurtje Yes, I’ve been told this by several eye doctors. But it’s very hard to do when you’re isolated for o… https://t.co/U0CyIlw6Pc @TatianaTMac @eleven_ty “Did you stop yourself from explaining to me? Here, have another trophy. 🏆 “ Omg. Lol. 😂📝 New blog post! Beginner's Guide to @eleven_ty (Part I): What is a static site generator? 🔗… https://t.co/nq2oOY9Stt
Retweeted by Jen SimmonsWill I ever be able to spend time outside again? Does outside really exist? Add eyesight to the list of things th… https://t.co/Li1pTGhUAyI’ve spent so little time outside for the last month, it’s actually very hard to see out there. My eyes can’t reall… https://t.co/JxS7CxKadz @edmundlee That many open parking spaces is definitely alarming.These NYC doctors are begging you to stay home. Heed their advice. #StayHomeSaveLives They stays away from their… https://t.co/40lcI39DUF
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4/6
2020
The word "Lockdown" sounded like the name of a @theKillers song. So I made one. - Stay well, everyone. Stay Home… https://t.co/MWuo9h4EON
Retweeted by Jen SimmonsMozilla's tips for making Zoom a bit more secure: https://t.co/rEMEggywBF
Retweeted by Jen SimmonsI wrote a new blog post! LCH colors in CSS: What, why, and how? https://t.co/Z0PPqX5W1s Describes what LCH colors a… https://t.co/yl9DOeHHs9
Retweeted by Jen Simmons @MinaMarkham @TaelurAlexis Block block block block. A lot of the problematic “people” are bots/farms funded by or… https://t.co/UAQwipSzWF @monteiro @netflix I was just thinking this exact thing. We need *all* the Grand Designs, not just a few paltry sea… https://t.co/gl9Umh0rdB @ratracegrad I watched this back in Feb and ordered one of these devices. https://t.co/dvLSWGjPBL
4/5
2020
I find it fascinating conservatives' hyperfocus on macho survival skills like fighting, gunslinging, and physical s… https://t.co/w8Kwjrndcu
Retweeted by Jen SimmonsJen is 100% right but I can’t stop thinking about the people who DON’T. As of a year ago, 40% of Detroit residents… https://t.co/YdhPt4URfe
Retweeted by Jen SimmonsI’m sitting here trying to understand more fully what impact the web is having in this crisis. To find words to art… https://t.co/xnHsSHAp6tWe hear “the web is dying”, it’s a failure, we must massively alter it or loose it forever. That the old web was a… https://t.co/IvcqXn9DkSI want to talk about how I just spent the best part of this week in bed feeling very *very* poorly… https://t.co/0Z8uK6p5Qg
Retweeted by Jen SimmonsThe web makes it possible to become deeply informed. To not be completely at the mercy of liars in power. To help e… https://t.co/bMlYjzIuqiIt’s infuriating how much the U.S. government is lying to us. How unprepared our doctors & nurses are. How much mis… https://t.co/ZT3q4HM418Can you imagine trying to get through this pandemic without the web? Without the internet would be awful — zero co… https://t.co/pvENF4NsKo @jotarosario Like this: https://t.co/dvLSWGjPBL @jensimmons Thank you, I thoroughly enjoyed this and would like to recommend #LifeCommentary by Nick Heath if you haven't seen it.
Retweeted by Jen SimmonsI‘d hoped six weeks of food would be enough. I wanted to store more, but ran out of freezer space. Also, I was lock… https://t.co/pDeHjt46nfQuarantine YouTube might just be my favorite YouTube. Kitten Eyeball Watch 2020. Which kitten will open their eye… https://t.co/v4KODt22MhSome personal news: We're joining @w3c. https://t.co/0Jzxobu72w
Retweeted by Jen SimmonsIt’s been weird living this last month through the haze of a fever. It’s been a deeply weird experience for all of… https://t.co/CEec2dIyIWWhat do I wish people knew? This is a very up & down disease. For many of us (I have several sick friends), it gets… https://t.co/zpT3DVFTuaI’ve talked to ER docs via video twice now, including recently. They say hang in there. As long as oxygen is above… https://t.co/cyqTcaRnPxDay 30. Still sick. Still well-enough to avoid the hospital, thankfully. What does still-sick look like lately?… https://t.co/E7TdNWjHBV
4/4
2020
Today's lunch video is “Designing Intrinsic Layouts” by @jensimmons (59min) https://t.co/eUB5ffFQHs https://t.co/kSxDoYEYFK
Retweeted by Jen Simmonsthis won’t help, it will harm. don’t do this @google. https://t.co/wNKNzasZHN
Retweeted by Jen Simmons @Wordridden @paulrobertlloyd What is this “Friday” you speak of?One day more. Just get through one more day. https://t.co/UOoLJd0d1UListen to Larry David: “You’re hurting old people like me. Well, not me...I’ll never see you.” #StayHomeSaveLives https://t.co/1f79k9I0q7
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4/3
2020
When this is over, are you still going to tell the people who risked their lives so you could eat that they don't deserve $15 an hour?
Retweeted by Jen SimmonsHow many people have to die before the people ignoring social distancing get that they have a responsibility? One… https://t.co/Fu1rzf1N3L
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4/2
2020
I just watched @jensimmons' resilient CSS series to start out and it was SO GOOD. I feel like I understand the mind… https://t.co/X88I10TvUT
Retweeted by Jen Simmons🎙️This week's episode covers the 4 phases of the cascade! › Position › Specificity › Origin › Importance https://t.co/HuJckDWc1J
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4/1
2020
New York City EMS received 6,406 medical 911 calls yesterday. It was the highest volume ever recorded in the city,… https://t.co/oodMcUvZle
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3/28
2020
90% of native people died upon first contact with white European settlers and explorers. When I read that US is hea… https://t.co/bSuE7qXuMW
Retweeted by Jen Simmons"We're supposed to be a first-world country." https://t.co/E8ty83Znt0
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3/26
2020
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3/25
2020
Social DISTANCING with Sesame Street 😂 https://t.co/Z74ciNaPMb
Retweeted by Jen SimmonsI've had this bookmarked for awhile, but hadn't watched it 'til now. @jensimmons explains aspect ratio calculation… https://t.co/Vu7LWyKk2G
Retweeted by Jen SimmonsPlease do not take medical advice from a man who looked directly at a solar eclipse.
Retweeted by Jen SimmonsTurns out the Trolley problem was never whether to do nothing & five people die, or act with intention & one person… https://t.co/4qOqjidAtUNormally, we release AEA session videos gradually throughout the year, but these aren’t normal times. So as of now,… https://t.co/MPqfc7rbZf
Retweeted by Jen Simmons @ibrake4ants From what I’ve learned, it goes bad very quickly. If you are sick and you start having trouble breathi… https://t.co/b4be3KrIRW*never being tested Today’s typos are sponsored by My Brain Is Not Working Properly. Is your brain working properl… https://t.co/JtnVqUFaupIn the U.S., our health department websites are full of information of how to deal with never tested, how to avoid… https://t.co/3qdU4Xd2PFThis is absolutely true. It’s also stunningly sad. The health department websites from countries in Asia are all a… https://t.co/0juOixj9nYThe wait is over. After months in betas and Safari Technology Preview, today’s releases take another important step… https://t.co/H426Oz1t7B
Retweeted by Jen SimmonsThe GOP claimed Barack Obama wanted to kill grandma with Obamacare. 10 years later (to the day since the ACA was s… https://t.co/dMdECTQ7gR
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3/24
2020
I call States Rights. https://t.co/lOpmQDrlpx @jensimmons Like this one .... so horrible. There is a button in the top left that says “Do I have corona”… https://t.co/8nHvSkjetU
Retweeted by Jen SimmonsLiterally, I see a bunch of people actively trying to create a much more awful tracing system in a very big hurry.… https://t.co/FVgMHTItihDon’t tell me this already exists. I’m not talking about we have already. What we have already *is* a problem. Bu… https://t.co/odOpx2rhn6Let’s NOT build a technical infrastructure that tracks everyone’s movements and keeps track of who’s talking to who… https://t.co/7neNnVrRteFinally home after 13 hours in the ER. Today >90% of my patients were confirmed or likely #COVID19. Many really sic… https://t.co/HDVgEPESSo
Retweeted by Jen SimmonsCoronavirus making lots of married mothers realizing that while they may have a husband, they don't actually have a… https://t.co/hcXulj3KNc
Retweeted by Jen SimmonsSilence and sirens. New York City is so silent. It’s like 2am all day. Except for the sirens. So many sirens. 🚑 🚑 🚑I wish you bluebirds in the spring, to give your heart a song to sing… I wish you health, and more than wealth, I w… https://t.co/RSkD65nVZI
Retweeted by Jen Simmons @amelielamont @MiriSuzanne ^🦋 CSS Property less heard :) shape-outside! It creates a padding like space for elements, of literally any shape… https://t.co/Rb8KD7hTqm
Retweeted by Jen SimmonsOpinion | I Spent a Year in Space, and I Have Tips on Isolation to Share https://t.co/r8dsQKO8QP
Retweeted by Jen SimmonsI wish you bluebirds in the spring, to give your heart a song to sing… I wish you health, and more than wealth, I w… https://t.co/RSkD65nVZI
3/23
2020
THIS THIS THIS OVER AND OVER AGAIN. THIS. Please watch and share. Brilliantly and simply put. https://t.co/LAlAvq0jg7
Retweeted by Jen SimmonsFood workers. Grocery clerks. Cashiers. Delivery drivers. Warehouse stockers. They were never “unskilled workers.”… https://t.co/LnIPdtXtn4
Retweeted by Jen SimmonsThis video about aerosol and surface survival of COVID-19 was informative and will likely only further compel you t… https://t.co/0ruMoBe2TZ
Retweeted by Jen Simmons @tommygeorge I've been watching this channel since early February. It's helped me *so much*.Yup. https://t.co/erhKjpcC41 @ryanfiredragon @haikyuu_js Please stop this back and forth. We know it’s complicated. And impossible to describe i… https://t.co/p9qlzMXGSaIf you're experiencing COVID-19 symptoms and don't feel better after 3-4 days, call a doctor or 311. Don't got to… https://t.co/hi1mPfBHH5
Retweeted by Jen Simmons @MeBethanyAndrew Do! You could watch my HTML course and I’ll teach you everything you need to know about HTML: https://t.co/bOfp6F6I0vIf you're a doctor, nurse, PA or med student, New York City is depending on YOU to help us fight the COVID-19 crisi… https://t.co/rgmB8RgpbJ
Retweeted by Jen SimmonsWhy is this virus spreading so fast? Here’s Dr. John Campbell summarizing scientific research into SARS-CoV-2’s cha… https://t.co/UncntQGumATo every nurse, doctor, and health care professional, to every grocery worker keeping the shelves stocked, to every… https://t.co/QXuVi9npcv
Retweeted by Jen Simmons @haikyuu_js @ryanfiredragon @WHO “Clean your hands is what we need to do + social distancing.” Absolutely. Washing… https://t.co/VXy58sTfYg @haikyuu_js @ryanfiredragon @WHO If people are using gloves or masks, then at least they can learn how to use them… https://t.co/qFvOQvrJoG @haikyuu_js @ryanfiredragon @WHO I agree that for most people, gloves are not needed. Our skin does a great job pro… https://t.co/eW4FL2g3lPSewers are getting clogged up because too many people are flushing their wipes down the toilet. Don't do that! A… https://t.co/pRLrrskoWg
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3/22
2020

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