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A somewhat-musically-inclined front-end software engineer. I play PC games and piano for fun. I also make bad jokes, to the detriment of everyone else's fun.

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Joined Twitter 5/20/10


If you're hitting the wall, you aren't alone. So many people in my world (incl me) are hitting the wall right now,… https://t.co/o5vpQF3DHy
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7/8
2020
So, uh, I haven't been really afraid to say anything on the Internet ever, but I'm really scared about how this is… https://t.co/BfIbZWbuJf
Retweeted by Ken Franqueirothese things are related https://t.co/pha3ZxcaRU https://t.co/GOY9IqEuHF https://t.co/z3U4KTvwjy
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7/7
2020
If you’re one of many forward thinking Americans using this long weekend to study and meditate on what America real… https://t.co/021g5TbHXk
Retweeted by Ken FranqueiroAh, I get it. Google renamed AMP Stories to Web Stories two months ago because “⚡️ AMP Stories are coming to WordPr… https://t.co/0cYM8vQZSx
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7/6
2020
Finland ended homelessness. They provide a small apartment and counseling with no preconditions. 4/5 make their way… https://t.co/BDt6MtIMRh
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7/5
2020
Just one of those little things about CSS you need to know... when styling links, you put the pseudos in this order… https://t.co/4sZUgnC1pb
Retweeted by Ken FranqueiroWhen it comes down to it, the US hasn't really learned anything in 244 years...except how to carry bigger guns. https://t.co/2SSXsIKCkwSometimes we see folks give a collective pat on the back, saying the country's gotten better, or look how far we've… https://t.co/3vOqYIqudTThe U.S. Declaration of Independence isn't the shining beacon you might've been taught it was. It leads with "all m… https://t.co/sz1PjPZUhjA colleague and friend pointed me to Scene-On Radio's series "Seeing White". Today seems like the perfect day to sp… https://t.co/mhnQ0dFrwbYeeeeeah I've seen this too. "We're working on it, please trust us" "We're still learning, please trust us" Hard… https://t.co/IbfgeHIoOPLeaving *loudly* is often the last attempt to have impact on a harmful culture. https://t.co/QaBLTfomZY
Retweeted by Ken FranqueiroWe tracked a 4th of July BBQ from farm to plate and found a system that exposed thousands to the coronavirus. Accor… https://t.co/uSxC1NYBjd
Retweeted by Ken FranqueiroThis thread goes into detail on some of the terrifying long-term symptoms that #Covid19 causes. Our government isn'… https://t.co/gXJ4HKbBLL
7/4
2020
This story is even wilder than you heard. Please take a good look at how Pinterest treated @IfeomaOzomahttps://t.co/fjdl6hLe0t
Retweeted by Ken FranqueiroBut I cannot fathom this: if the tech talent pool is so small and studies say it's cheaper overall to keep employee… https://t.co/dM9nwuaxw8
Retweeted by Ken FranqueiroThank you @IfeomaOzoma and @erikashimizu for speaking with me for this story, where I aimed to put their awful expe… https://t.co/fIA5p7taax
Retweeted by Ken FranqueiroAccording to httparchive, March marked the first time the median webpage size surpassed 2 megabytes... a big (but n… https://t.co/7nwn8jRVIP
Retweeted by Ken FranqueiroI changed my @linkedin avatar to include my toddler. Results after 2 months: ⬇️ 90% Recruiters for manager roles… https://t.co/XqzDxjBTQq
Retweeted by Ken Franqueiro"Black software developers lost more than 36,000 jobs, a decline of more than a third. Their white counterparts los… https://t.co/Lnkdozqfqs
Retweeted by Ken FranqueiroCops have caused businesses to close early and have set up armed checkpoints to check IDs for people entering the s… https://t.co/SmBocFGnLr
Retweeted by Ken FranqueiroThe big takeaway from this insular, maddening conversation is that many people with power and money reject the conc… https://t.co/fYAEHyKgps
Retweeted by Ken FranqueiroThe chair of the Joint Chiefs of Staff has confirmed that some service members who were mobilized to Washington, D.… https://t.co/YWVE6Nxyda
Retweeted by Ken FranqueiroTech companies should pay for our therapy.
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7/3
2020
There’s something rotten in the training data that powers a lot of machine learning on the internet. https://t.co/wfbTn1mzlu
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7/2
2020
hi friends! I'd like to share this awesome piece. It's a great read - and I'd like to know - is this happening at y… https://t.co/qZUcbs6ZJE
Retweeted by Ken FranqueiroResearchers found that the Black Lives Matter protests in America had no significant effect on the incidence of cov… https://t.co/dMZLhSaAe5
Retweeted by Ken FranqueiroTo programmatically detect whether the current browser supports a CSS declaration, `CSS.supports(property, value)`… https://t.co/eJiVjHtFN3
Retweeted by Ken FranqueiroI don’t think people understand. This is NYC right now. Day 30. In a row. The #BlackLivesMatter movement is just… https://t.co/TvdyY778S8
Retweeted by Ken FranqueiroCities are choosing to keep the same number of police in communities while shifting money around behind the scenes… https://t.co/lSTBCtDYBS
Retweeted by Ken FranqueiroToday, the CDC announced that COVID19 in the U.S. has spiraled out of control. This was preventable. This didn't… https://t.co/fCvS4pVm7x
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7/1
2020
New project: Speedlify 🐇 A self-hosted dashboard to continuously measure and publish web site performance statisti… https://t.co/JNAA7NP1L5
Retweeted by Ken FranqueiroThis July, every major company will have to decide: Advertise on Facebook and help Mark Zuckerberg profit off hate… https://t.co/bf9oCF2mqk
Retweeted by Ken FranqueiroBREAKING: The Supreme Court has struck down a Louisiana law regulating abortion clinics, reasserting a commitment t… https://t.co/zcSS29cRod
Retweeted by Ken FranqueiroJust discovered https://t.co/VVgqAaRRx9. Super useful for testing webhooks.
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6/30
2020
This is more important than any national constitution, learn and understand your universal human rights. The Univ… https://t.co/HFiwTSlv5i
Retweeted by Ken FranqueiroA PEACEFUL. VIOLIN. VIGIL. https://t.co/o468t8G1Yp
Retweeted by Ken Franqueiro“I’m sure there’s more to this story than you’re letting on!” It looks like there is... and it appears to be even… https://t.co/T74iTAeLVd
Retweeted by Ken FranqueiroSo far they've painted BLM on streets. Canceled TV shows. Made changes in sports. Hired Black people in execut… https://t.co/MyUhToh1Ys
Retweeted by Ken FranqueiroBREAKING: It's done. A truly historic moment in Jackson. After 126 years, Mississippi will permanently remove it… https://t.co/1NsDrd8od4
Retweeted by Ken Franqueiro @Pul23837598 @nomadtechie @AdamRackis @swyx @github @npmjs Bias is more often than not less explicit than “let’s no… https://t.co/iLpZh4CCva
Retweeted by Ken Franqueiro @swyx @github @npmjs @AdamRackis Spoiler alert: npm went from having 4 black engineers to zero. ALL BLACK ENGINEERS… https://t.co/MhV4IBloXu
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6/29
2020
This work by @jberthume is a long read about disinformation. It includes history, Fox News and Donald Trump. It'll… https://t.co/5KRaIn5FrT
Retweeted by Ken FranqueiroDC police are now doing this every night when they think the cameras are gone. Trashing food and medical supplies,… https://t.co/HxII7svC4M
Retweeted by Ken Franqueiro85 cases, from a single restaurant, that followed spacing guidelines, in a state with relatively low transmission.… https://t.co/zVQrcRbfBy
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6/28
2020
The night Richmond's last police chief quit, the cops unleashed violence on a massive scale on people protesting at… https://t.co/SaShDqspRH
Retweeted by Ken Franqueiro“NYPD kills man in his home,” is the proper way to write this sentence. Passive voice headlines involving police v… https://t.co/L9NfyBGQ0E
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6/27
2020
@910palmer @randymuc @jazzyfizzle____ @_HennyT https://t.co/NAojad4twi The FBI released a report in 2006 detailing… https://t.co/znfFK8NrVw
Retweeted by Ken FranqueiroThe police aren’t only rioting. They’re getting worse. Last night in Portland cops completely broke the no tear ga… https://t.co/3r539MHhsm
Retweeted by Ken FranqueiroWake up America. What’s happening across the country isn’t a second wave. It’s still the first wave.
Retweeted by Ken FranqueiroProtesters are in Frankfort, Kentucky at the state capitol calling for the arrest of the police officers who killed… https://t.co/fN9JzdS0kY
Retweeted by Ken FranqueiroTrump makes it official: ”The entire ACA thus must fall” Pre-ex protections: Gone Tax credits for affordability:… https://t.co/eeUUv5GsvQ
Retweeted by Ken FranqueiroAmid America's #COVID19 disaster, I must come clean about a lie I spread as a health insurance exec: We spent big $… https://t.co/iFi0dY6NaS
Retweeted by Ken FranqueiroFired officers getting reinstated. It’s in the police union contract. Paid leave for officers who kill people. Poli… https://t.co/fxC8alB6Gr
Retweeted by Ken FranqueiroCities with Black Lives Matter protests have not seen spikes in COVID-19 https://t.co/DX3AFrIrpO
Retweeted by Ken FranqueiroReminder that masks aren't a catch-all, but for crying out loud, wear a freaking mask. https://t.co/onTCQybJIPPretty sure I said this already but I'll say it again: Complacency already cost us terribly. Don't let it cost us a… https://t.co/RAUp6Xt4SaIt's important to know the very real and potentially harmful implications of technology we develop. "The computer… https://t.co/gO3x6A8uAl
Retweeted by Ken FranqueiroFriendly reminder that open source projects don’t naturally last forever. https://t.co/Fl5ZFvYWAG
Retweeted by Ken FranqueiroI'm not religious but people scheming to profit by _literally trying to kill the doctors we need most right now_ ca… https://t.co/0qAGWyd6qE
6/26
2020
This is why no one from DC was impressed by them yellow letters.. look what’s happening on them yellow letters https://t.co/7nL32ZVrvo
Retweeted by Ken FranqueiroFace recognition technology is dangerous when it's wrong AND when it's right. We don't want cops showing up at you… https://t.co/C4tuVqyIEu
Retweeted by Ken FranqueiroI want Breonna Taylor's killers arrested. https://t.co/xe9cTHKe1t
Retweeted by Ken FranqueiroDiversity stats ain't jack unless you're checking on inclusion. And the fastest way to understand how you're doing… https://t.co/hEWfkGBhBk
Retweeted by Ken FranqueiroThe US Senate just proposed a bill to outlaw end-to-end encryption https://t.co/bxRno4qavN
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6/24
2020
In case anyone still thinks the police "protect and serve" the people, here's another wake-up call. Imagine callin… https://t.co/cTnRzCc1v1A nice tip for designing with color blind users in mind: Open @ChromeDevTools, activate the vision deficiency emula… https://t.co/gh2ABBDnLt
Retweeted by Ken FranqueiroI usually don’t tweet to correct fake posts about me bc the right circulates so many, but needless to say the alleg… https://t.co/fwfq7PBF35
Retweeted by Ken FranqueiroHi ER Doc here, @Twitter needs to flag this tweet as medical misinformation. There is NO scientific evidence that… https://t.co/WyFPfWu6AU
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6/23
2020
just updated my piece in the wake of the stunning report today that the three officers at the center of the "poison… https://t.co/GVyXBFQKRf
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6/22
2020
Reminder: cops have not stopped being shitbags https://t.co/w7dfo9nYIUIn case you needed a visual to explain defunding the police. https://t.co/9rjimTyFhY
Retweeted by Ken Franqueiro“So I said to my people, ‘Slow the testing down please’” ~@realDonaldTrump ➡️WOW, never thought a President would… https://t.co/n8bPBP7324
Retweeted by Ken FranqueiroIt's worth not losing sight of the fact that the Attorney General of the United States out-and-out *lied* in a writ… https://t.co/Gy8RYS7DHW
Retweeted by Ken FranqueiroMake a donation to @Booker4KY’s Voter Bus Fund. We need to get folks to these polling places and we need to help th… https://t.co/vvRzmefVy9
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6/21
2020
If you show up to Trump's rally demonstrating an opinion they don't like, even if you have a registered ticket, you… https://t.co/9wQ3f5K4HWPolice don't prevent crimes. They punish crimes after the fact. Want to know what prevents crimes? Education, socia… https://t.co/gZhYxeJujL
Retweeted by Ken FranqueiroA cop hit on me when I was 21 and drunk in front of a club. I told him to go f**k himself. He slammed me against a… https://t.co/9nHfMteHVg
Retweeted by Ken FranqueiroTHREAD 1/x The longshoremen's union that organized today's shut down of West Coast ports in honor of #Juneteenth a… https://t.co/udVM9aAMCH
Retweeted by Ken Franqueiro @nicknisi Real talk I didn't actually ever fully play through the franchise until Q1 of this year. And now I fully… https://t.co/P9bH9g3jiMEver notice that when we talk about having a healthcare system where people don’t pay at the point of service, it’s… https://t.co/FLRUk8XdTe
Retweeted by Ken FranqueiroAs much as I'd like to believe this tweet, it sounds like complacency to me and that is the LAST thing we can affor… https://t.co/SGGvytn9J7Americans died in: Korean War - 33,686 (1950-1953) Vietnam War - 58,220 (1964-1975 World War I - 116,516 (1917-191… https://t.co/eaZ4t3woqd
Retweeted by Ken FranqueiroThe North Face becomes the first major company to boycott Facebook as the calls for advertisers to walk out of the… https://t.co/Oosus0vbCC
Retweeted by Ken FranqueiroUhhh excuse me what the hell Kentucky? If anything you should have MORE polling places during a pandemic, not fewer… https://t.co/ayRi2wjEFUNEW: Never-released report shows number of people killed by police activity in New York City is more than double wh… https://t.co/jQFw8x5dKW
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6/20
2020
‼️BREAKING‼️: @GovofCO has signed #SB217 into law. Colorado becomes one of the first states in the country to END q… https://t.co/dEFS6Vlco2
Retweeted by Ken FranqueiroIt's been 3 months since #BREONNATAYLOR was murdered by 3 irresponsible, incompetent police officers. 1 of the 3 h… https://t.co/y77CFjfG4O5️⃣4️⃣7️⃣ New York City, NY: the state Attorney General is holding hearings on police abuse of protestors by the NY… https://t.co/Afg45RJZrm
Retweeted by Ken Franqueirowait. @jack you have people *volunteering* to work on accessibility at twitter instead of having an accessibility… https://t.co/P49zKA5nNU
Retweeted by Ken FranqueiroGood, can every state please do this https://t.co/ECnm1scTF4Court house in Louisville is being boarded up right now. Multiple staffers said they were all asked to leave the… https://t.co/2kI5M6D2tr
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6/19
2020
@ariabuckles (Looking back on this message I realize how managerial it probably sounds, but... this is "glue stuff"… https://t.co/fgdoIPACIs @ariabuckles Since it's for a senior role at minimum, how about something along the lines of "builds/shares clarity… https://t.co/qd34zFiZERMore job descriptions ought to look like this https://t.co/zg5OWbxKNg✨ A THREAD ON THE HISTORY OF JUNETEENTH ✨ https://t.co/rTARKO8n6X
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6/18
2020
What got me about this shooting in particular was when the cop was asked why he shot him his response was “I don’t… https://t.co/FggiSroqLG
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6/17
2020
What an indictment of our leadership. https://t.co/OwuA8KmrmF
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6/16
2020

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