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Melissa Smith @mabsmith Zurich / San Francisco

HCI/UX PhD Researcher | Google/Stadia | Formerly YouTube | FIRST Robotics | GMU,UCF Alum| At peace with the fact that I am both a geek & a nerd |Opinions my own

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Joined Twitter 4/26/08


just circled back on something and it felt fucking amazing. later today I’m gonna touch base. this feeling is what we’re all chasing.
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7/15
2020
RIP @grantimahara ; thanks for the years of science inspiration and model humanity 😞 https://t.co/XnnVyxlrnS
7/14
2020
♫ My Top 5 #lastfm artists: Mostly Molecules (28), Lorde (18), Anthony Ramos (12), Hans Zimmer (6) & Pyotr Ilyich T… https://t.co/8ihSi5S8nr
7/13
2020
Watching the @NYTimes documentary “They Get Brave” about frontline COVID-19 doctors/nurses - a powerful 30 minutes… https://t.co/OuEiATe2tL
7/11
2020
@newtsmith 😂😅
7/10
2020
@Jetiii7 I definitely agree that I hope the concept of where to work from is more flexible ongoing! It’s been a gre… https://t.co/cbCeGRLAwj
7/8
2020
I miss the office.
7/7
2020
♫ My Top 5 #lastfm artists: Lorde (5), Hans Zimmer (3), Ramin Djawadi (3), Incubus (2) & The xx (2) via @tweeklyfm
7/6
2020
Happy #July4th! Powerful rendition of a speech 168 years old, yet very much relevant today // ‘What To The Slave Is… https://t.co/SSMxYyj368
7/4
2020
Got just as emotional watching #Hamilfilm today as I did when I got to see this original cast perform it 5 years ag… https://t.co/qy8k2fqmNh
7/3
2020
Neat optical illusion! https://t.co/QtXZJ5uGPc
7/2
2020
♫ My Top 5 #lastfm artists: Beyoncé (5), Childish Gambino (5), Kendrick Lamar (5), Ariana Grande (3) & Kid Cudi (3) via @tweeklyfm
6/29
2020
Qualified immunity needs to be eliminated. https://t.co/qyAn4uA9Lg
6/28
2020
the disturbing lack of time travellers arriving to stop 2020 happening suggests we never actually invent it
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6/25
2020
@PhillyD Song Exploder!
6/24
2020
♫ My Top 5 #lastfm artists: Beyoncé (48), Chevelle (4), Godsmack (3), Korn (3) & Brand New (2) via @tweeklyfm
6/22
2020
If anyone needs an example of unnecessarily complex #UX, check out this video. I thought this was a spoof, but it s… https://t.co/CZk58wO0j0
6/19
2020
Lots of changes for racal equity announced by Google today; I personally look forward to not having my badge triple… https://t.co/DyV3TxD7NM
6/17
2020
Super cool use of AI in a format we all are increasingly using! // Google Meet's noise cancellation feature in acti… https://t.co/OM7CRXQhjb
6/12
2020
Excited about the launch of the #Stadia touch controller! A cool feature to R&D. // This Week on Stadia: It’s a gr… https://t.co/ufBNmVWvyTSuper cool accessibility feature improved in Android 11: voice navigation with screen context/content awareness! https://t.co/SGwnS1YagNA long list of great reading suggestions! https://t.co/82h6tilBP1
6/11
2020
@newtsmith Yessss glad you got on his train!
6/8
2020
@georgebuzzell Congrats George! FIU is lucky to have you! 🌞🌴🔥Today is going to be a good day. ❤️I see a lot of people saying/doing things that I don't think they really believe. And my knee-jerk reaction is be a… https://t.co/c8FQRxXiZl
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6/4
2020
Congrats to the Space-X astronauts who have picked an excellent time to leave Earth.
Retweeted by Melissa SmithI wrote out some thoughts on how to make this moment a real turning point to bring about real change––and pulled to… https://t.co/XALZHP1MMb
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6/1
2020
Trevor Noah discussing the recent race relations events in the US is so powerful and well-done. Just take a moment… https://t.co/WGIdHhSJ5sThey did it! Yay for this big step in reusable manned space rockets! #SpaceXLaunch 🚀 https://t.co/Y0ksFwEYrkFingers crossed for the #SpaceXLaunch ! 🚀💫 https://t.co/RDX8Uqy4RE
5/30
2020
My colleagues will never understand what its like to consume a news cycle like this one, wake up, and have to go ri… https://t.co/rurtdf1i4R
Retweeted by Melissa Smith @nicasdf I’ve learned that homemade pasta and pizza are surprisingly easy to make and Project Runway is the best reality show 🍕🍝❤️
5/28
2020
When emotionally numb from so much happening here on Earth, inspiration from the sky and space feels especially sig… https://t.co/wjMpsnyfWdHayward's families need a new voice on the school board. Let's support our candidate. Follow, share, and if you can… https://t.co/1Tby2QaY8e
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5/27
2020
Woohoo, congrats Dr. Korie! 🎓💫 https://t.co/C5EtnwXjjo
5/26
2020
♫ My Top 5 #lastfm artists: Incubus (27), The xx (8), Caravan Palace (7), Korn (6) & Twenty One Pilots (6) via @tweeklyfm
5/25
2020
Cool feature is cool
Retweeted by Melissa SmithApril 2019 vs April 2020. Anticipating the (likely far off) day travels can resume.. #GoogleMapsTimeline https://t.co/8nvDjK1zgh @astropop_design UMM YES. 😍😍😍
5/19
2020
My #HFhaiku! Would love to see @RobertJYoumans @eldrprada @AzizAbubsh @SoCogInt make their own! https://t.co/ahenhDkuj3 @werner_ne @ProfSaraRiggs @AysePGurses @enid_montague @ErinChiou @nadiawuzhere @psiddy6 @yacostasojo @scamillepereshttps://t.co/sbtsAo1xZF
5/18
2020
Vote.
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5/14
2020
Ooo, how exciting! Can't wait to see how they transform this dynamic show to a screen. // Look around, look around:… https://t.co/9LDx3s4G0n
5/12
2020
📷 programmerhumour: Programmers of debugger sea https://t.co/hP7ysgPgHMChoose to see the beauty.
Retweeted by Melissa Smith♫ My Top 5 #lastfm artists: Big Sean (4), Childish Gambino (3), The Weeknd (3), ¿Téo? (2) & Kendrick Lamar (2) via @tweeklyfm
5/11
2020
@eldrprada Look awesome! I've been on a lifelong mission to make empanadas from scratch. Still working on it, but t… https://t.co/QtAfVTutBZ♫ My Top 5 #lastfm artists: Jeff Beal (6), E.S. Posthumus (4), Hans Zimmer (4), God Is An Astronaut (3) & Kali Uchis (3) via @tweeklyfm
5/4
2020
@WendyMom1902 Thank you, Wendy! Can't wait to make it back to Florida soon <3 @KatieSwindlerUX I started in middle school! Will message you more info :) @CamillaPanda Thank you, Nikki! @StrangePan Thanks, Dan!Such an honor to be named the 2020 #FIRSTRobotics San Francisco Regional Volunteer of the Year! Though this particu… https://t.co/VKkmjFt3IM
4/30
2020
“In the rush to return to normal, use this time to consider which parts of normal are worth rushing back to.” ~ Dave Hollis
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4/29
2020
In case anyone else wants a camera sign, here's one I made for a photobooth I setup on my island! #AnimalCrossinghttps://t.co/RHIHqgXKcF
4/28
2020
"When in Quarantine; People who are in quarantine are not isolated if they have a Bell Telephone" - Bell Telephone… https://t.co/Oa9uEdamCt
Retweeted by Melissa Smith♫ My Top 5 #lastfm artists: Hans Zimmer (4), Ramin Djawadi (3), Swum (3), Frank Ocean (2) & invention_ (2) via @tweeklyfm
4/27
2020
A great interview of @NYGovCuomo on the @TheDailyShow! https://t.co/v42A6qb8cJNY Gov. Cuomo is the kind of leader we need to see more of in this country now and always. Great job calling it lik… https://t.co/MulgfQuRtc
4/24
2020
Yessss. Love how thought-provoking and nuanced #WestWorld is, as well as how it depicts the future. Well...some thi… https://t.co/YVBi2nvqCQScored some big sister points 🙌😅 https://t.co/jG3RYT0r13 @c_osazuwa Parks & Rec was great, and I fondly think of Community (may have different feelings upon reviewing them… https://t.co/QA4gbMBGMb @travismkent Yes, I love both Parks & Rec and The Good Place! Both so good 😊
4/22
2020
@ashbzak I love “Parks & Rec”! I thought this would be more like that and I guess maybe eventually it gets there? We’ll see!Ok, I’ll stick with it! Thanks for the responses! ☺️Confession: I've never seen "The Office" (American version) and decided to watch it; 3 episodes in and...I'm strugg… https://t.co/1tva28LFub
4/21
2020
Beautiful cover art. https://t.co/BxtwTE0o4XAppreciated this simple explanation of what it means when oil prices go negative. https://t.co/YleJxEAMa6Inspiring, motivating, and thoughtful commentary, per usual. So much respect for this man and the work his foundati… https://t.co/R2khLoNmfk"People do not seem to realize that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character." —Ralph Waldo Eme… https://t.co/HpPJTR7rPi♫ My Top 5 #lastfm artists: Anne Müller (1), Childish Gambino (1), Eik Octobre (1), Hidden Orchestra (1) & Julia Kent (1) via @tweeklyfm
4/20
2020
I always carefully craft a “perfect bite”, which contains a good ratio of all the things in the dish - but I don’t… https://t.co/FzD1WD0ygV @nicasdf Yes!! I'll message you :)Gonna make a movie theater! #watchthisspace #AnimalCrossing #ACNH #NintendoSwitch https://t.co/Rp5wsb0AQ9
4/18
2020
This made my spittake laugh ^.^ // Pets in Isolation https://t.co/f1hgrBNzzNOh man... 😂🙃 https://t.co/PqJsoZsy8lExcellent! I hope more states follow suit. https://t.co/MUReqpNePi
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4/16
2020
♫ My Top 3 #lastfm artists: Ramin Djawadi (14), The Weeknd (3) & Radiohead (1) via @tweeklyfm
4/13
2020
Drone footage of deserted San Francisco that my brother Karlyle shot got picked up by Reuters! Link to the original… https://t.co/ERqnQ0iyog @newtsmith X-men, Recess, & Batman.Cuomo gets credit for responding to a surge. Newsome gets less credit for preventing a surge. London Breed? Rarely… https://t.co/SvGXyP7fw2
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4/10
2020
The fact she can’t retain the crown and be a medical doctor tells you everything you need to know about beauty page… https://t.co/q7btyb4uTR
Retweeted by Melissa SmithA big day for #Stadia! Check out the future of gaming with any device you have/choose with the Stadia Pro free tria… https://t.co/arbwpX3oG0Training for when they tell me I can go back to work. https://t.co/VW1hxJfu66
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4/8
2020
Some memories from #AnimalCrossing ! #ACNH #NintendoSwitch #StayInside https://t.co/Q8V4tVfFnr
4/7
2020
Handy guide on how to make 2 kinds of face masks at home without a sewing machine: https://t.co/qWd5jTNblp♫ My Top 5 #lastfm artists: A Perfect Circle (2), Korn (2), Orgy (2), 10 Years (1) & 311 (1) via @tweeklyfm
4/6
2020
Not all heroes wear capes. 😂🙏 https://t.co/gJLqw9bxIX
4/4
2020
@Yburlesque @astropop_design Whaaaat? SO COOL!!
3/31
2020
♫ My Top 5 #lastfm artists: Deftones (1), He Is Legend (1), JAY-Z (1), Korn (1) & Nine Inch Nails (1) via @tweeklyfm
3/30
2020
Going on day 10: place has never been cleaner; bookshelves are up next. https://t.co/bIRhxlAROJ
3/26
2020
All the major cruise lines are asking for bailouts from the U.S. Government. Yet, Disney Cruises sails under the B… https://t.co/uLSYXCSzjX
Retweeted by Melissa SmithIt wasn't the cross-global move, the 2+ weeks quarantined together, or the increasingly absurd jokes we make to eac… https://t.co/qAAf8lQZFtGoogle for Games Developer Summit is happening now online! https://t.co/ohFvSPxTfT
3/23
2020
@StrangePan On Stadia? 🙂
3/21
2020
Brilliant site making it easy for people to help out businesses // San Francisco businesses need us more than ever… https://t.co/DLyGepvItr
3/18
2020
So excited to see the creative uses of this feature! // Google Translate’s real time transcription feature is out n… https://t.co/M6K3TbG0DrThis video is entertaining and informative! // Alton Brown's Handwashing Tutorial https://t.co/K00nKvUwMN
3/17
2020

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