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Paul Bakaus @pbakaus San Francisco, CA

Web Creator Relations at Google • Gate opener • Developer 🥑 • Semi-professional adventurer • Nerd/Geek • Created jQuery UI • he/him

106 Following   11,217 Followers   11,068 Tweets

Joined Twitter 2/3/08


TFW too many things work out in your favor at the same time and you're working day and night because you didn't ant… https://t.co/h8QmFEHdko
2/21
2020
@MattStultz @schac_attack same!
2/18
2020
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2/17
2020
@cramforce I remember in 2005 or so I stubbornly called myself JavaScript/frontend developer and everyone in the ag… https://t.co/TFS91xjbgy @slightlylate Indeed, Tokyo is the only mega metropolitan area where housing prices have stayed flat for more than… https://t.co/ZiETVoUS4u
2/16
2020
On the 27th, alongside our friends at Google and News Corp Australia, we’ll be running Optimise - a one day trainin… https://t.co/wYsojzOaWv
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2/13
2020
@prabhuboru93 @io9 @VancityReynolds @FreeGuyMovie We generally don't comment on Google's future product roadmap (as… https://t.co/mbCrdGK3hq @awesomeimpacts @io9 @VancityReynolds @FreeGuyMovie @paul Just DM'd you!
2/11
2020
Just read "Who's your favorite NPC" in an @io9 blog title and immediately thought "obviously @VancityReynolds in @FreeGuyMovie"
2/10
2020
@felixarntz Woohoo! Welcome!!
2/9
2020
SameSite cookie classification is changing in Chrome. Check out our blog post to understand what this means for you… https://t.co/1eu7jJA1Kd
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1/27
2020
@cramforce Agree, and if I need extra confirmation I let them rest on paper for days/weeks/months and then look at… https://t.co/pTgfi47X8r
1/23
2020
The @sfmta_muni is the perfect analogy for those credit card and frequent flyer perks that only work in theory, bec… https://t.co/rGDgYhaWUc
1/22
2020
@HenriHelvetica No worries, same here :) heya! 👋 @HenriHelvetica I wouldn’t call it fluent but enough to be dangerous ;)
1/20
2020
@cramforce @westonruter @matt_lud @addyosmani @ProgramMax Weird, seems to be a failure on Twitter's part though..
1/19
2020
@RichardRyan ..and "quality" you've added :P @RichardRyan Limited color palette, big file sizes, use lots of resources on device..and many more. Not saying we s… https://t.co/k0WlDbFEZW
1/18
2020
@westonruter @matt_lud @cramforce @addyosmani @ProgramMax Yep exactly what I was thinking as well. Would be awesome. @ResWebDes thanks! Let's see what the Gutenberg folks think :)It's 2020 and the GIF format refuses to die. Please make it stop. https://t.co/8ycAVthvrK https://t.co/miZWnUtGs0 https://t.co/f99Nth4LIq @westonruter @matt_lud @cramforce @addyosmani @ProgramMax this whole thing keeps annoying me, so I just did a blog.… https://t.co/DtZlv7KtKU @matt_lud @cramforce @addyosmani @ProgramMax Gifs must die.
1/17
2020
@ce1es True story
1/16
2020
Q: Can you ‘contain‘ a <div> or similar element the same way object-fit works with images/video, with nothing but C… https://t.co/cvkmx7eQ0l
1/14
2020
And after 6 months of XFN planning, everyone slowly realizes that nobody is actually working on these projects. https://t.co/7i7ZNSJ3TM @cramforce that's brilliant
1/11
2020
@GhelaPratik So. Good.The speakers of the 16" MacBook Pro are *unreal*. They're so good that I started being too lazy to grab my headphones.
1/8
2020
"For decades now, the entertainment industry has struggled to realize that the best way to stop piracy is to offer… https://t.co/ImDYcUUfyj
1/1
2019
@alexanderdanilo https://t.co/HUDpohPBHz
12/31
2019
@donttrythis @iamjohnoliver omg! Reminds me we would all appreciate another updated virtual tour on your channel :)… https://t.co/39f5mSeCClEvery sent email today fires back with 10 auto-responders. Maybe I deserve this for sending emails during the holidays?It's almost 2020 and our best solution to announcing that somebody is OOO is still.. a vacation auto-responder email. @laparisa Also works with parentheses, so you think there are more details coming (
12/30
2019
@Orbitaldropkick heya, just wanted to let you know that the link on https://t.co/KL5gf9jCVg is broken. Just wanted… https://t.co/x3OexzOkmf
12/28
2019
2019 decoded: it's been a remarkable year for #AMPhtml, thanks for coming along for the ride! Here are our key high… https://t.co/sQwxty4hRt
Retweeted by Paul Bakaus @Louis_Remi I know, I have so many questionsbut....but WHY?!?! (Also, amazing) https://t.co/nRp4no1Wxvhttps://t.co/pelwfsfN9e https://t.co/biSXoONRhpIf you, like me, woke up and wondered "wait why is J.K. Rowling canceled", then this read is for you. https://t.co/cLzq8jUomBWeb publishers: take note! Stories are a third pillar in publishing next to videos and articles. Time to start trea… https://t.co/8sUbL3JzRl
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12/20
2019
I really really enjoy watching Star Trek Discovery but the lazy plot devices lately make it increasingly difficult to watch..
12/18
2019
It's fascinating, this is my third tweet on the topic, the third that will likely get zero likes or retweets. Appar… https://t.co/AOkZwPLf37 @tobie That's exactly what I was thinking. If you knowingly endanger somebody's life, you should go to prison. (On… https://t.co/rP6Cxc53cS
12/17
2019
@Batz Ja, auf Dauer definitiv. Ich hoffe dass das noch anläuft..Okay @Discovery let’s break this down for everyone... As of December 31st, Discovery will no longer commission ori… https://t.co/Z1OoWtkjek
Retweeted by Paul Bakaus @Batz Finde ich komischerweise aber überhaupt nicht schlimm.. das worldbuilding ist so gut dass es mir irgendwie als Entertainment reichtCue the celebrating @Etsy merchants https://t.co/uGgP7iooIQ
12/16
2019
I've found that 9 times out of 10, the best way to get the fastest performance in a front-end framework is to bypas… https://t.co/CR9tTfF8PF
Retweeted by Paul BakausOmg I LOVE this. Color palette suggestions, with in-context demos, and explanations of color theory. This is like t… https://t.co/gwJog6gShu
Retweeted by Paul BakausRoyally screwing composers with a strong undertone of extortion is not a great look for @discovery and co. https://t.co/hnTdEHAqq0
12/15
2019
@msassyk @brendenfletcher framed the "cell" I bought from you at NYCC, looks great on my wall! https://t.co/fsQaFLMykZ
12/13
2019
@jaffathecake Wait how would translateZ fix it? I tried to achieve the same recently and used scale, then had to st… https://t.co/8RRhKvB9XhWe, the people who make things on the web, are also the ones slowly killing it. https://t.co/SnHCRTPr22
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12/12
2019
Our #GfWP tour is over. Learned a ton about the APAC WP landscape. Our work will continue expanding our engagement… https://t.co/Qux3GbaOms
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12/11
2019
I was forced to post this. #GfWP #gwfpjapan https://t.co/GGYNa0eKir
Retweeted by Paul Bakaus @TerryEdnacot omg start twittering alreadyJoined my team in Tokyo for the final Google for WordPress Publishers event this year, pretty awesome to see it all… https://t.co/FDr6kwx6ZN
12/10
2019
Why the web matters. https://t.co/Swf5BK0PUJExcellent. But also, we need those who care about the future *become* the people in power. https://t.co/jAh9zrZyMa
12/9
2019
"great scott, we accidentally invented...linux!" https://t.co/j73EOy9etN https://t.co/d3fuqsMpns @cfiesler Reminds me of that time in ~2008 when googling my name would result in thousands of search results with t… https://t.co/BneUtoxa9O
12/5
2019
@Taytus @kristoferbaxter Of course, there are great reasons to build a SPA, it's the total allocation of almost *al… https://t.co/yZTam6mzuE @Taytus @kristoferbaxter won't go into detail here, but: The web was the best mobile content platform, and now it's… https://t.co/YyhvLeoQqG @kristoferbaxter OMG I have so many feels about this that I absolutely should not tweet.
12/4
2019
Imagine trying to document, track, and map all the interests and fandoms happening within a social network. A small… https://t.co/gzYBjhyFza
Retweeted by Paul BakausBoy howdy if there’s a super hero that’s difficult to make relevant today it’s... *checks notes* ... an alien in… https://t.co/w85ndHYMPC
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12/2
2019
@hdv thank you, that's very helpful!
11/27
2019
Hey lazy web, do you know of any a11y guidelines that show how to create an accessible WYSIWYG editor (e.g. how to… https://t.co/s6TRKKsqR1
11/26
2019
My investigation into the extraordinary sale of the .org registry to a private equity firm has just gone live. Gove… https://t.co/1Sn9PUf9IE
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11/24
2019
Animated zooming from one part of an element into another with CSS requires setting the transform origin to center… https://t.co/T1UK335c7d
11/23
2019
I'm so so so curious to find out who at Disney thought this was a good idea. https://t.co/ex99u0g4CqThe first minor release (1.1.0) of Site Kit is now available. Apart from fixing more potential issues, you're can n… https://t.co/V89jzFnwkT
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11/22
2019
@sanjaygeorge20 @sebabenz @uskay There's an additional inline stylesheet with a 500kb limit for CSS animations, if… https://t.co/BOGQZMRYDO
11/19
2019
This is the most amazing idea for a reality show ever https://t.co/7EGfuaDZQP
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11/18
2019
Live from the first row at #GGC19 is my new favorite way to experience the latest episode of @fansplaining! This ti… https://t.co/ab7JdbR8B4
11/17
2019
First impression of @GeekGirlCon today: First convention I've experienced that truly bridges the generational gap o… https://t.co/UHBWNsLvqbit's gonna be literally one slide and I'm just gonna stare into people's souls for 30 minutes until they realize:… https://t.co/VNQQDIJ7hU
Retweeted by Paul Bakaus @MylesBorins wait. I'm also in Seattle!
11/16
2019
This. Other mindbogglingly hypocritical examples: - hating on cosplayers whilst wearing a Halloween costume - hati… https://t.co/1KgODBXPBXOMG. https://t.co/ZutwCfeVS9 https://t.co/PIVneqbrYK @farantzos omg I did the exact same search a few weeks ago and came to the same conclusion..so glad I'm not the only one.Good design must be honest. Design that misleads users cannot be good. This is why #darkpatterns never lead to a g… https://t.co/rOcWZ2Ocga
Retweeted by Paul BakausThis is such a cool thing for a popular author to do when randomly walking past/into a local book store. https://t.co/ziM0byA7sHWow, it's really tone-deaf fanshaming and teen-shaming this week, isn't it? Be aware that it's always the stuff you… https://t.co/SqO9Iymn1Y
Retweeted by Paul BakausI can relate to this 💯% https://t.co/KHApev1pec
11/15
2019
Watchmen is a great gateway drug into the world of fanfiction. And if you don't believe me: @DamonLindeIof himself… https://t.co/sDF4oCsxTF
11/10
2019
We now have proof: asking for API permission without user interaction is a terrible idea. "about 99% of notificati… https://t.co/Ef1CVo1zCc
Retweeted by Paul Bakaus @reichenstein (we, as in, web industry/community) I do think some sort of federated brand registry that isn't contr… https://t.co/NsLlljWmF0 @reichenstein I don't think so, no. That is, if we find something better to signal proof of identity/security to users.
11/5
2019
@dkugappi didn't think so, all good :) And yes, less angry people would certainly be great. Wrote about that the o… https://t.co/A7o7hqePN1 @jdevalk Personally: no. What that something better is, is an interesting question. Is it a registered brand in so… https://t.co/WHMyfnXClL @dkugappi sure, completely agree, these are independent. I would rather see this solved for everyone, at standards level.to clarify: I obviously want to have/keep a decentralized identity/security model for the web, but one that works f… https://t.co/SDPMaKdiWr @dkugappi Imagine if the street address was so hard to decipher that people would enter the wrong houses daily, and… https://t.co/4aZ45qEAVw @svgeesus shouldn't, obviously.. we should of course keep the good things that URLs give us. @svgeesus I'm not saying we should have security, identity etc. But I consider exposing the URL raw a mistake.The answer is of course no. https://t.co/CJbiWUeHko
11/4
2019

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