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Alex Russell @slightlylate San Francisco, The Internet

Chrome Project 🐡 & Web Standards TL; Blink API OWNER Named PWAs w/ @phae; probably making her ☕ Tweets are my own and do not represent my employer's views.

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Joined Twitter 12/21/10


@mikemaccana The name isn't for normies anywaydems should say now that if they fill that seat before the next president is sworn in they will expand the court. before they even try
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9/19
2020
Evergreen tweet. https://t.co/1W6lzoSXkMIs...is that @jacobrossi...introducing PWAs for VR!?!? https://t.co/RD05NUTpFbI made a tiktok to show you how to add tiktok to your home screen as a progressive web app https://t.co/CvyuI338ZLhttps://t.co/d66OzNdKck
Retweeted by Alex RussellFor Android you get promoted and don't have to dig anything out of a menu, because Android is down with PWAs. Go… https://t.co/NR5W2KWR3w"experience will degrade without software updates" inserts flyer under the door for this thing called ... web site… https://t.co/A1TFhwjIft
Retweeted by Alex Russell @jdunck ...and that is why they should quit and tell the rest of us what they know. https://t.co/dcFg1tfDSyThe latest version of Bubblewrap significantly improves the UX by adding a new flag that adds to generated TWA a "S… https://t.co/slphMIjf5P
Retweeted by Alex Russell @bcangussu @zachleat Possible with WASM today ,but leading browsers are making this easy w/ very little developer c… https://t.co/xKqRn6jZzS*drops hammer, walks away whistling...* https://t.co/yWswjUTWKd https://t.co/4qNoD0VWKBWrote up a post on the @netlify blog about using @eleven_ty and @vuejs together for a no-client-JS baseline tech st… https://t.co/EeKx2bEa2G
Retweeted by Alex Russell*turns chair around and sits* listen up, kids let me tell you about a new thing they got now called web sites https://t.co/x5sbRaq3RN
Retweeted by Alex Russell @jdunck This isn't the first time the refs are being played for the benefit of intolerant authoritarian would-be au… https://t.co/xfzInKTxjp @jdunck https://t.co/ptSYj2lPkDFB's behaviour is such a blunt answer to "what if the most influential folks in Media had never read or heard of Ka… https://t.co/Sz4Zp30UfnIn no other context do The Daily Wire, Breitbart, and The Blaze have larger audiences that the NYT. These outlets… https://t.co/60xTEqRCt9
Retweeted by Alex RussellThis article gives me all the feels about framework fervor and how HTML & CSS skill are wildly undervalued: https://t.co/zuj7bVepeX @dfabu @domenic Following the debate over on GH, it looks like @_ayuu48_'s argument from consistency won out there… https://t.co/2Fjil5n7bFThere isn't much in here that's new, but seeing it all condensed is jaw-dropping. I hope good folks still at FB ar… https://t.co/uIO2D1tEaQ @kylie_robison https://t.co/AjOqMbkMiFImagine trying to do Brexit without realizing that the United States has a deep commitment to the Good Friday Accor… https://t.co/ksOGqifGdh
Retweeted by Alex RussellFinally, a modern API for manipulating cookies. https://t.co/CbtHpLvZyd
Retweeted by Alex Russell
9/18
2020
Ex CDC Director "H.H.S. and the White House writing scientifically inaccurate statements such as ‘don’t test all co… https://t.co/DqKLKBQrEY
Retweeted by Alex Russell @aboodman The foreign idea of going into a shop even dates references to Disney piping in pleasing smells in front of cookie shops, e.g.👐 I’ve started learning ASL, but I find reading it almost impossible, because it’s so fast. I made this app to prac… https://t.co/IKFanQfvU2
Retweeted by Alex RussellTalking about the need to prepare for the climate emergency "while we still have time" has become a way to avoid th… https://t.co/XdxT8xDQay
Retweeted by Alex RussellI generally disdain nostalgia; it's an excuse for failing to reckon with the world as it is and a sign you've given… https://t.co/r0BOus3hp1 @snorp @agi_novanta Moving big sites to new tech that might have a latency impact (even if the impact is positive i… https://t.co/bGPhUI8ZfXThe 93 US Attorneys Bill Barr maligned and slandered last night should go on strike. There is simply no way, any lo… https://t.co/03VA4LRpsC
Retweeted by Alex RussellThe fact that the US is still not managing to test enough – doing much worse than Togo, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, or Lat… https://t.co/vxx5QfPpw4
Retweeted by Alex Russell @ericlaw Custom-built Chrom[e|ium]? Or official builds?Hm iOS 14 really puts the fault in default. https://t.co/BRmWDRYmLN
Retweeted by Alex Russell @tsunamino Not everybody's job is "survival". Sometimes we can discern when switching a job is not that risky for s… https://t.co/NDw21cVwwS
Retweeted by Alex RussellYIMBYs: haha we get edgy on Twitter The Sacramento Bee Editorial Board: hold my locally brewed craft IPA you cowards https://t.co/wn9NT6TBqg
Retweeted by Alex Russellin case you're wondering what WFH does to kids, my three year old son just asked me: "can you please set up a meeti… https://t.co/30p5FtyGSm
Retweeted by Alex RussellHot damn! https://t.co/OiDBWUlyOp @CaseyNewton Did you install Acrobat by accident, or...Huh, cool: https://t.co/aLJ9oCrGKv https://t.co/HJ636355Nt @aboodman @bitandbang Oh, I'm not saying it isn't also great on that aspect; hard agree. Just saying it's a mixed b… https://t.co/xla2xdI5kUThe radiologist (?!) now leading White House COVID policy got the presidents' lawyers to threaten his former Stanfo… https://t.co/IeHpNIt0F1
Retweeted by Alex Russell @bitandbang This is true of all code, I think, but OSS makes accountability more straightforward, which is great fo… https://t.co/egyNogZouS @bitandbang Projects taking off is a mixed blessing (at best) unless you're deeply intentional about it. Your mista… https://t.co/w2Ym2dXKntNot sure I'd watch it, but would absolutely listen to the HDTGM episode about it. https://t.co/hxLTtnDkD3All new features have bugs. Wonder if/when we'll learn why iOS 14 drop was so rushed, tho. https://t.co/PNbhDU2P0q @fabricedesre @snorp Welp, looks like it's on the iOS side. Good times. @fabricedesre @snorp Hrm, this OS release and capability was *just* dropped; very much expect bugs on both sides. U… https://t.co/esB14jsG4Qmy jaw is literally hanging open. I know, I know. but just how many public servants tried to do the right thing & w… https://t.co/5RSxLjF6wz
Retweeted by Alex Russell🤓 Googlebot is learning a new HTTP dialect! 🤓 Starting mid November you may see some of the Googlebot crawl to happ… https://t.co/v9N5AteuCZ
Retweeted by Alex RussellChecks out. https://t.co/d65AG8Ohzg @joshribakoff @such_politics Wait, what? That's horrible. I'm so sorry to hear that. Did you route that feedback to… https://t.co/n1RII8fQIT @danbucholtz I'll just say that humility about one's limits is an invaluable asset both pre-and-post hire. Claims… https://t.co/oOYZtYBDRc @sayrer I'm open to offering Haspel as tribute. She'll be treated both more fairly and more expeditiously than the… https://t.co/mHvnTSvb7jThe last 45 seconds of this podcast are why I won't be able to sleep tonight: https://t.co/qGdNAAOm3z @MegginKearney Perhaps relevant for non-Googlers reading this thread, in both cases I knew my interlocutors were tr… https://t.co/1dZQ5oxwE1 @MegginKearney It's funny...the first time my motivation was deeply personal. In '06 I went to the interviews to se… https://t.co/7sD4u9ZXzoThe resignation letter is damning. Essentially, there are no respectable arguments consistent with the Prime Minister’s policy intentions.
Retweeted by Alex Russellmy mental image of WooCommerce and Wix development machines: https://t.co/0XlQ69WM5dMy takeaway from this this post is that web developers should have a 2-core/512MB RAM cap on their development work… https://t.co/j1KsuhhbxsIt's disquieting that this @froomkin piece gets halfway through the righteous screed about election media coverage… https://t.co/LPEdVjrwpPIt was brazen for the UK Government to announce the intention of breaking international law with the Internal Marke… https://t.co/hCxNUWa4CQ
Retweeted by Alex Russell @ben_mathes @samccone Oh yeah, there's like no way I deserved to get a phone screen (dropout from a state school) l… https://t.co/R7CB7GgzkUI mean, I live in CA, so...not much? https://t.co/eu1owe3TGaanticipating @firt’s annual iOS PWA teardown in 2020 as much as i did apple keynotes in 2010. https://t.co/YyasfOQ4zR
Retweeted by Alex Russell
9/17
2020
What’s stopping you from coding like this? https://t.co/1Y3Abz6vxd
Retweeted by Alex Russell @samccone I mean, they got wise and demoted me not long after I was hired, sooo....https://t.co/AqyLrhWWhY https://t.co/yNTrDwJb39
Retweeted by Alex RussellI studied for weeks before each of my Google interviews. https://t.co/Dmrk7jvFhY @scottjehl Ooof...does this sound right to you, @stephenfluin?It might not seem like an important feature to most right now - but very valuable to my @maersk team, that we can n… https://t.co/6HTqJN1dNz
Retweeted by Alex Russell"not as dorky as I expected dorky, just vaguely fascist enabling" is SV 2020 in a bottle. https://t.co/HYQevcEPSQThe last line of this tweet is why I'm optimistic about this move. More of Pat's time going to WPT is a great thing… https://t.co/JrSm8jqwBAIt's an obvious point, but the *generous* interpretation is that he has no idea what his own policy positions are a… https://t.co/yCGEC8Dgba @carmalou https://t.co/kLVyscfl7V“Suspicious that Dems didn’t complain much about the EC when it had served as a pass through for the national popul… https://t.co/lcOYANCzAM
Retweeted by Alex RussellTFW you're quad-booked in a half hour and the one meeting you chose to go to gets cancelled.What's stopping you from coding like this? https://t.co/jiJqUl3UwE
Retweeted by Alex Russell @migueldeicaza @littledan @othermaciej @ian Don't recall. We're on a paid slack, which creates it's own hurdles (ha… https://t.co/BLHV4oz060this really hits so many of my interests, from stewardship to false innovation to feminism, all in relation to COBO… https://t.co/ahX9rHlP29
Retweeted by Alex Russell @littledan @othermaciej @ian @migueldeicaza I'm also surprised by the commit data (but haven't dug in) because it d… https://t.co/XtEsCIvErP @littledan @othermaciej @ian @migueldeicaza You're referring to our community-requested move to Slack? As someone… https://t.co/3cBpvVCZBVbrowser extension that replaces shiny new gadget product shots with photos of e-waste landfills https://t.co/B3XV0bgvrJ
Retweeted by Alex Russell😹😹😹 "The $60bn labour law arbitrage business..." https://t.co/QPYeeFkcBHFYI, the reason The Australian are so directly invested in short-term targets is because their campaigns are run sp… https://t.co/8Jz4Sytg4k
Retweeted by Alex RussellFor the avoidance of doubt, however, the climate denialists and the republicans who enable them are assholes and de… https://t.co/Ptax64bs61What's happening now can be bad policy in two directions at once: https://t.co/VhVnvLdD10Can’t wait to see the ambitious climate commitments of large companies translated into commensurate lobbying effort… https://t.co/DvKj1dCzjX
Retweeted by Alex Russell @kristoferbaxter So sorry to hear that. @othermaciej @ian @migueldeicaza Thanks for clarifying. @CooperCodes "courage"
9/16
2020
Done. Now do President Trump. https://t.co/dphjGfMY6R
Retweeted by Alex RussellIn isolation, there are some "these can both be true" defenses, but the damning part is that pretty much every one… https://t.co/fx6PkbOss7I mean... https://t.co/wHvZNaGJtU https://t.co/s0Pa4u3CJoMotion to make “Monkey’s Paw Theme Park” America’s official nickname. https://t.co/JbMP9KY3w3
Retweeted by Alex RussellHey! Looking to learn Eleventy? I got two great (paid) courses for you! Well worth every cent. Stephanie Eckles,… https://t.co/uPBfPmq64U
Retweeted by Alex RussellEver tried debugging an element that keeps disappearing when it loses focus once you start using devtools? Well da… https://t.co/iqTKwQLfOT
Retweeted by Alex Russell @Indiequest1 The chooser model (also used for HID), in particular, has been useful in defending users from overbroa… https://t.co/iemhUSACMn @Indiequest1 Prior art: WebUSB and Web Bluetooth. I'm happy with how our protections have worked out, particularly… https://t.co/dWdSdyaPQS @Indiequest1 That said, it's usually exterprises that are most excited abou this as these APIs enable them to move… https://t.co/qMbANLGinQ @Indiequest1 Enterprise admins can also flag off all of these capabilities should they want/need to.
9/15
2020

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