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Stuart Langridge @sil Birmingham, UK

Web consultant and custom developer. Opinionated. Believer in the web. A misanthropic Father Christmas. Thou look’st like antichrist, in that lewd hat. He/him.

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Joined Twitter 3/18/07


@moreati interestingly, the REPL knows it's cyclic: >>> a [[...]] (I didn't know it was that clever!) so maybe so… https://t.co/HU4NeDKg62 @mahemoff agreed. None of the reasons in https://t.co/ljstkPHohP apply (and nor does malvertising, which I missed o… https://t.co/vK6ErXZs9L @HotroofKarl So was I. (Well, I was technically out of my seat and knees deep in stuff I owned.) But glory nevertheless arrived. :)
12/5
2019
@bloodearnest https://t.co/JeQjBnBXD1 @davegullo the last conf I was at had a nice "hand in your lanyard so we can reuse it" bin on the way out, which ev… https://t.co/PJErcJmDqqI have conducted an extremely extensive search of all my coats and I have found Three (3) lanyards and passes from… https://t.co/N7BFFbC13EWhich one of you thieves had stolen my headphones? I can't find them anywhere @stevefaulkner @brucel I don't even know what half the things I said even are :) @brucel What is the panel's view on adding aria described by attributes to a React web component acting as a <selec… https://t.co/uZEQYmYJTK @ParadiseBham Ah, Centenary Way opens by the end of the year? Great stuff, that's only a couple of weeks away. Looking forward to that.
12/4
2019
@lmorchard the universe is telling you to write this game, so that I can play it :) @ParadiseBham the timeline at https://t.co/6VwbyiK3Pw suggests that Q4 2019 will see Chamberlain Square reopen and… https://t.co/KKRdUGf7x8A program should follow the "Law of Least Astonishment". What is this law? It is simply that the program should alw… https://t.co/5Pxqsa0mpf
Retweeted by Stuart Langridge"But how will I know when I have received Enlightenment?" asked the novice. "Your program will run correctly," replied the Master.
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12/3
2019
@NickColley And suddenly the arguer was enlightened. @NickColley The mark of an unconventional proposal is that it makes people reconsider something they'd never seen a… https://t.co/uN7LacLvpt @anatudor Happy End. That is actually terribly clever as a name, isn't it? @NickColley What? This is like asking whether you cook spaghetti before or after you've eaten it :)Can anyone point us in the right direction for some expert help please? @nmeans @harrymarr @krider2010 @tsunaminohttps://t.co/Ip9ZSwdfzZ
Retweeted by Stuart Langridge @holleymckend @kroovv Having just been cure woundsed back to life, I appreciate this brother approach and clearly B… https://t.co/4EkuZJ3o80 @NickColley twine, or inform 7? Could be interesting, either way, to see what you come up with
12/2
2019
@troutgirl Enchiladas! https://t.co/AGkQrnP5j9article-writing on a Sunday, yay! Although I think there might be some beef enchiladas with my name on them shortly in a break. @poshaughnessy just turn off JS on that site, it's way easier :)
12/1
2019
@hankchizljaw Cool :) videos I've enjoyed recently for a sense of what's doable with blender now are cgmatter (… https://t.co/5xUgfEEJpI @hankchizljaw You might find Blender interesting, too? They've recently put out a new version which does a whole bu… https://t.co/1czYCYwKWc @EdwinJDavies @MegaSlippers I suspect @Malarkey cares. :-) @IsaacReidGuest isn't that the canal in Birmingham? @froodie And there it is. https://t.co/wQLghehMyx @holleymckend Yeah. I read it on recommendation from a friend, and I texted them a bit into the first half saying,… https://t.co/wXX7TNf4su @holleymckend I haven't seen the film, but I read the book and... it's possible that they just deserve one another,… https://t.co/gi8qUwcU5C @brucel I always liked the Grauniad's apology on this point https://t.co/11r3GnVKca
11/30
2019
I'm doing free logos for open-source projects and nonprofits! Send me a DM within the next 48 hours if you're inter… https://t.co/TO0TbUpqUu
Retweeted by Stuart Langridge @froodie As it should :-)Well, if I was wondering how many Irish people I follow, one good way to find out is to wait for the evening the To… https://t.co/P5xfBFPiHvThis is marvellousness. https://t.co/cga71RBzlx @anatudor <Stuart immediately rolls it out to production>oh good, it's All My Apps Do A Notification To Try To Convince Me To Buy The Premium Version Friday @hankchizljaw https://t.co/N4jSsEz2HtThis evening I got a bunch of static about my jumper. Now hear this. If it's cold, and you have a jumper which has… https://t.co/6XTUcaHAVn
11/29
2019
@brucel @jesslynnrose Literally says "misanthropic Father Christmas" in my bio, which is YOUR faultTrying out the @GoodIntentBar and it seems really nice. Good work. New pub, in the Great Western Arcade, good price… https://t.co/tLI1qlGk3V @alastc It's @marialangridge you need to convince, not me :)Resharing my original tweet. Looking to build a list of women with skills across *open / the commons* happy to spe… https://t.co/H3JU31NOq8
Retweeted by Stuart Langridge @mahemoff @joelanman @ravavyr I like that idea, although I fear that sort of library in case it isn't up to date wi… https://t.co/hIri2pRy5P @marktnoonan @mattpointblank Well, separately, one approach to avoid that is to publish an actual email address rat… https://t.co/wZlhgQoyZoHow to avoid asking for the email address twice, while also avoiding users typoing their email address: show them t… https://t.co/Ph9PKv1Oq1I don't know how many times this needs to be said before it sinks in, but: companies of the world, you do not need… https://t.co/Ksr98bXQZh @MegaSlippers @badvoltage hand on heart, I'd never heard of them at all!
11/28
2019
@jesslynnrose @edent We met in your house :) @edent Nope, at least not as far as I know. The alt attribute on images ended up being shown at the top of a menu,… https://t.co/5zO8uXYCvBHello friends! New project/research going on for a pro bono thing I’m working on: If you’re disabled/have a disabi… https://t.co/0ZmDb9FyWN
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11/27
2019
DevRelCon London is next month. In or curious about #devrel, #community, #docs, #DX, but can't afford ticket? You c… https://t.co/6jVmDdUJUh
Retweeted by Stuart Langridge @benbrignell @hankchizljaw ah, understood; thank you! @benbrignell @hankchizljaw That sounds interesting. Can you say what the business model is? That is: how do I know… https://t.co/gGx7YlSNUC
11/26
2019
@thetrueMissB Tea, first. Oceans of tea required... @thetrueMissB now: at home, waiting for a delivery pizza, and alarmingly intoxicated :) @thetrueMissB And now the answer is 1a) in the quadrangle 1b) debating buying a pizza 2) my dancing skills are sadl… https://t.co/ZcYc3ZsXRh
11/25
2019
@thetrueMissB Dancing skills :) I am currently deep in conversation about relationships and work... in Kongs. Which… https://t.co/k2Wvg7oFKu @grahambinns Occasionally addressed as Mick E MausI was sk00led by @thetrueMissB that "bop" is a word that mere mortals don't know, so hopefully it's clear from context @tunkypig I'm not sure there's an emoji for pointing at my eyes and then pointing at your eyes repeatedly, but if t… https://t.co/nrBSBBldEnThe bar has, in the last hour before closing down (!), rolled out Pulp, Radiohead, and David Bowie. It is possible… https://t.co/S64zPxaSsh @0lzi Again, gotta occasionally click on a link in the email :) @CassidyJames Occasionally I need to click on a link in the email :)The autocomplete thing for WiFi sign in forms has started remembering lolno@mailinator.com as my email address, whi… https://t.co/ZcPOTQoBv2Thoroughly enjoying playing Unforeseen Incidents with my daughter. It's good to see a point-and-click game with dec… https://t.co/W7uAgCeXC7
11/24
2019
ah, mystery solved, it is the music from https://t.co/xcI8E5554V, although it continuing to play in the background… https://t.co/QOecOwsQdaAnyone got any idea what this bit of music is, or why my phone has randomly just started playing it every couple of… https://t.co/jsqxsyCZyRFun little project I've been working on which adds a keyframed animation toolbar to Figma, inspired by Blender's, s… https://t.co/y45xtppFLS
11/23
2019
@dohbee No, and no, respectively @TaraLester Yes, yes it is! Now being subjected to bloody Brimful of Asha, so presumably I did something terrible in a previous lifeThe music was so good. And then, all of a sudden, a crater.This is not even remotely an adventure for my hat, which at one point went to Australia without me and sent me pict… https://t.co/j7IHqJ54m3Got my revenge by having the DJ play Dancing In The Moonlight, which I like. Let this be a lesson to all hat thieves https://t.co/DG2S8cPMliTurns out I'm drinking with a Hat Thief. I put a stop to that pdq https://t.co/CHjRgMsnRXSee, you were doing well, posh Snobs, and then Mambo No. 5 and the fall began.You utterly can't go wrong with everyone in the pub singing Gold at top volume @anatudor Ah, it's animating the mask, gotcha. That's a pretty powerful effect, then. Neat! Not sure it needs the f… https://t.co/m3MDK7IV4A @anatudor ooh that grid/squares fading effect is posh, I like that :-) @anatudor @kreator did he show up? :) @brucel @swordcello I have carefully recorded the genesis of the idea in the commit message so it is not lost to history :)am debating changing my perennial "this is the new thing I want from CSS" desire from "font-size: fit-container" to… https://t.co/ZdEiSWv3Sn
11/22
2019
HooooooooooooooooooooomeHomeward bound. 🛩️Not content with pretending to be a fake fact checking service, now the @Conservatives have made a website pretendi… https://t.co/9ufbFmn7Bw
Retweeted by Stuart LangridgeHoly shit. They've doctored this video of @JessPhillips to make it look like it's from today, talking about the n… https://t.co/S0SfI1NPZ0
Retweeted by Stuart LangridgeMan, those Chrome people get EVERYWHERE https://t.co/xcHzx4vIpjThe nice @gotocph people collected feedback on my talk. Useful notes from a few people who wanted only practical ex… https://t.co/9bKw9Ge78M @StickyWilliams It's not clear exactly what triggers the stop :)
11/21
2019
Tonight's Danish discovery is a dice game where you all repeatedly roll and anyone who gets a six gets a present...… https://t.co/ifpgVSjnCYThank you, @gotocph crowd, for attending my talk and listening. If you're looking for the slides, they're at https://t.co/0z5WnUttzdYay, it's @FryRsquared at @GOTOcph! Currently talking about AI and algorithms. I didn't see her in my talk this aft… https://t.co/TDzUAZns7z @orangeaurochs I endorse this suggestion! @orangeaurochs No English for me :)Lotsa love for @brucel's @gotocph talk now appearing on the big screen, which is nice https://t.co/orZs8F2AuP @orangeaurochs Heathen! Persecute, kill the unbeliever! (This may just be because I don't think they're particularly nice, mind)I am tragically missing @brucel's How To Make Loveliness talk at @gotocph in order to watch @lornajane talking abou… https://t.co/Ysrw8VmAZIIt's Sunday's #sundayroastclub! This time, the Button Factory. Featuring... well, rain. And less bread sauce than o… https://t.co/Be13FFwpFv
11/20
2019
@codeb3rry photos! https://t.co/qd1EpljRWI
11/19
2019

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