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Alex Russell @slightlylate San Francisco, The Internet

Chrome's Project Fugu 🐡 & Web Standards TL Named PWAs w/ @phae; probably making her ☕ DMs open. Tweets my own; press@google.com for official statements.

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Joined Twitter 12/21/10


@davatron5000 @simevidas Have you seen this? I’m a fan. https://t.co/J2Zm9MJpDNMade a thing. 🕶 Awesome Standalones - a curated list of framework-agnostic standalone web components. Props to… https://t.co/owXt1EMk9k
Retweeted by Alex Russell40 years for 10 units. https://t.co/et4VnBX2RP
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12/15
2019
@mwichary I have questions, e.g.: are they meant to use it at the same time (as the ad seems to imply)?Any stack, fully mastered, can be fast. The middle clause is usually omitted, and it's the load-bearing bit of the… https://t.co/A34APNxDic @__apf__ "up" 🙃 @simonstl @maxlynch The incredible part about this (to me) is that having built disposable tech in nearly pure self… https://t.co/JubvuXOAP7 @simonstl @maxlynch This isn't how I *expected* MBA thinking to infect frontend, but if the intellectually tattered… https://t.co/rIeBw91IpL @maxlynch One rejoinder I hear is "but then teams can't/won't adopt X!?!" Good!? They clearly aren't ready, and *… https://t.co/qPsEoboPo3 @maxlynch Why? Because making those contributing decisions is a way for teams to learn. And having made those decis… https://t.co/aEcv0UCp7k @maxlynch To be crystal clear: CRA is only the most popular of this class, but with a (thankfully growing) set of e… https://t.co/jZvWkAMWp7 @maxlynch The incentives are plain: if they were to tell you up-front what they really cost, they would be less att… https://t.co/S2CO9SCRYg @maxlynch The sin of these stacks isn't that they can't work -- they can be one helpful input into a complex and in… https://t.co/k53fRP0dlcFinland has shown the world how to increase societal resilience against disinformation: https://t.co/SIjiW8de45 The… https://t.co/2br9mnlro3
Retweeted by Alex Russell @maxlynch Speed comes from mastery. Smaller systems get faster faster because mastering them is easier. Bigger syst… https://t.co/fn7Qe7v3Bd @maxlynch "we started with CRA and..." is the answer to my "tell me about the build config?" question that lets me… https://t.co/wHAT0WaXd1Getting invited JavaScript to a movie by someone new 🤝 Having tro… https://t.co/DlWGc19W3K
Retweeted by Alex Russell @DotProto s/compromising/more compromising/ ...but no, I fear not. Republican party is not a stand-alone entity fr… https://t.co/nJWJvglELy#worsttimeline https://t.co/sP3chC3a5k
12/14
2019
@bodil @tabatkins Bodil.My blog post on Largest Contentful Paint is on the web performance calendar! If you're interested in how we develop… https://t.co/5D9JzLRrQI
Retweeted by Alex RussellThey're planning to get away with it: https://t.co/UFIpcq0O3zWeb NFC is coming along nicely! Now up for second (late) @w3ctag review: https://t.co/oNBJ0DxtjD
Retweeted by Alex RussellThe official PWABuilder account is now active! Definitely follow if you want the latest on all the new stuff we are… https://t.co/DpxBn5EAa7
Retweeted by Alex Russell @BrendanEich @kennethrohde @tomayac @yoavweiss @chrishtr @DanielBratell It means we started without objective crite… https://t.co/kCOkiI228w @kennethrohde @tomayac @BrendanEich @yoavweiss @chrishtr @DanielBratell It's a topic of active discussion. Stay tuned.This is a big deal! To compete with the walled garden platforms while remaining open, the web experience moving bet… https://t.co/OuT8mp8bFo
Retweeted by Alex Russell @ericlaw https://t.co/v8w2DNM7rcThis, this is the saddest thing. You do it to yourself, you do And that's what really hurts Is that you do it to y… https://t.co/7YCmInk2U0
Retweeted by Alex RussellNew, extremely wonky paper argues tl;dr that an aggressive interpretation of state housing laws passed 2017-19 has… https://t.co/qDHr871wD4
Retweeted by Alex Russell$2 million fine for misusing or stealing funds from his charity. I wish this was unbelievable: https://t.co/RuBQCvArtz
Retweeted by Alex Russell @dalmaer The last two were under his control and *inexcusable*. Currently more upset at Labor than the Tories and,… https://t.co/dSTR9QkdZk
12/13
2019
Yup, Brexit was a warning for Trump and we didn't listen. This is one for 2020. Shocking. https://t.co/Z1g869HR4h
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Retweeted by Alex RussellNew in @calibreapp Our new main thread timeline visualises which scripts (or third parties!) cause large JavaScri… https://t.co/t07k1b58V9
Retweeted by Alex Russell @mnot WA doesn't get you isolation w/ a sandboxing system...same as JS. CF workers restrict timer sources to defeat… https://t.co/EPuKLvQ5fxWe, the people who make things on the web, are also the ones slowly killing it. https://t.co/SnHCRTPr22
Retweeted by Alex Russell"Bill Barr is the answer to the question - Is it possible to miss Jeff Sessions?" #QuoteOfTheDay from @Popehat https://t.co/h0T33eWOaM
Retweeted by Alex RussellIt’s unfortunate that the best outcome here is for Twitter outsource their problems to others but also ffs please o… https://t.co/7ubXIpeGOy
Retweeted by Alex Russell @mnot Not sure how language helps? But could speed things up when bootstrappedHT: @allafarceHey Twitter/decentralized folk: HMU if you want thoughts on how this could work w/ reasonable guarantees about agen… https://t.co/oUHUmCeuYWWe've got a bit of info on how Googlebot deals with #webcomponents - the gist: They work for us.… https://t.co/57uiSsMEp5
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12/12
2019
"Blockchain, but for..." https://t.co/X0JfdlYSzLWhen I look at Twitter’s challenges, I don’t think to myself “They would be so much better off if Tweets could neve… https://t.co/oVC11NMLNP
Retweeted by Alex RussellThis is what I love about earth sciences (as a pure hobbyist/observer): such interesting connections in how our wor… https://t.co/79Kut4dM1m
Retweeted by Alex RussellSome folks seem to perceive OT and WICG/Explainers as "throwing stuff at the wall to see what sticks", but the proc… https://t.co/hroNzdEaXb @marcushellberg @fractorious /cc @inexorabletash @petele @sayhelloThis sort of detailed feedback about Origin Trial APIs (you can sign up here!: https://t.co/CohrmW0khQ) is critical… https://t.co/jQzRTwwN6jGot another new customer who found it much easier to convert incrementally to LitElement than to the new version of… https://t.co/W8ZFTkRYHR
Retweeted by Alex Russell @brucel @mrdoob *Max* 3 times. And not about iOS. @brucel @mrdoob https://t.co/W84T6SdgFY @thespite @mrdoob https://t.co/lvOf4kKZMQ @mrdoob Chrome Frame!Me looking at code I've written 5 years ago: https://t.co/0OPV2zXsjF
Retweeted by Alex Russell @robpalmer2 @MylesBorins @lukejacksonn 🤣This is great! Are there folks out there who want to see more performance walkthroughs using Firefox? https://t.co/TYXdU0PHDv
Retweeted by Alex RussellIf Linux users don’t want Windows computers, how come they keep trying to hack into them. Makes u think
Retweeted by Alex Russell @seldo Priced in. Guess that's why he lost the popular vote by 3M people?My fave power of WebXR is that it will enable a wide library of content that works across headsets. New hardware… https://t.co/cKFtZf5ANO
Retweeted by Alex RussellThe fundamental argument behind much anti-tech Sturm und Drang is “What are people allowed to say and consume onlin… https://t.co/MiGwknZiAX
Retweeted by Alex Russell @MylesBorins @lukejacksonn More to the point: if we're doing futurism that doesn't mention (nevermind solve) the ex… https://t.co/hglZDm8s3f @MylesBorins @lukejacksonn If the answer is "we'll move most of our heavy workload to the server and treat client… https://t.co/YLXZH2C7tD @MylesBorins @lukejacksonn I'm working on prods to change client dynamics (https://t.co/rMbWvcfFLJ), but continuing… https://t.co/AIgPMsRQFj @MylesBorins @lukejacksonn I want to believe. I have spent a decade mining this vein...but community doesn't want t… https://t.co/oFY9YiOJdT @MylesBorins @lukejacksonn But let's say it works out...what's the case that we will not just continue to pile more… https://t.co/R4YnCNh2z3Horrifyingly related: "Climate Change Is Ravaging the Arctic, Report Finds": https://t.co/mDrN1Q3ZPR @MylesBorins @lukejacksonn Yep. What's the prognosis? Does committee grok it already burned through runway and is late to deliver? @lukejacksonn @MylesBorins Right now, we need a syntax for fetch options in module requests (particularly destinati… https://t.co/hxgKoawrl5Add this to recent synchronized-with-Chromium releases, and I'll admit that I'm impressed. Electron is growing up f… https://t.co/WIrAPYcF3Z @MylesBorins That path decouples progress from TC39 (a perenially winning move, in my experience) but leaves a path… https://t.co/xNEvP878GB @MylesBorins It seems more responsible to both users, the community, and to the teams involved to re-build Imports… https://t.co/08xZF0Fn4P @MylesBorins We don't have a few years. We already spent them on killing Imports in favor of the never-ending Modul… https://t.co/SDS7EJdBzb @MylesBorins Thesis: TC39 isn't moving fast enough on necessary components to make "let's bet the farm on modules"… https://t.co/bQpkBISVDh @MylesBorins This has happened! It just didn't "win". Legacy-first tools rule the roost with no signs that will cha… https://t.co/3l5IEXMzVG @MylesBorins Right, and our theory going into ES6 development (I co-lead the team that proposed promises/async-awai… https://t.co/qXGtWvfyfvIs there anything that would be better for the planet than ensuring Mitch McConnell is defeated next year? Asking for all my friends. @MylesBorins ...so why is this time different? @MylesBorins I ask because the *last* decade of unbridled JS-first, JS-at-all-costs development has been predicated… https://t.co/gCKGpEDF4T @MylesBorins 🤔🤔🤔 Many questions, but let's start with "who is the user whose needs we serve better as a result?"If you design for web and have questions about #webperf which I call #uxspeed lately, ask them in @fox’s thread - s… https://t.co/B4Kk5oGnET
Retweeted by Alex RussellIf you’re interested in the background on the better password protection feature that recently launched in Chrome,… https://t.co/LCwMEsWiOE
Retweeted by Alex RussellRecently discovered Planet Performance Podcast. https://t.co/m7eqZKIXk0 Very insightful and informative! Thanks @stoyanstefanov
Retweeted by Alex RussellThe Lebedevs have spoken https://t.co/xuP8sCjAiy
Retweeted by Alex RussellFamilies tend to run out of food stamps before the end of the month, and as a result, the math test scores of child… https://t.co/Lx2HzgOfog
Retweeted by Alex RussellGood thread on methane emissions, which will surprise many: 1. Almost none of the increase is from the Arctic. 2. V… https://t.co/hX4HxzqFom
Retweeted by Alex Russell.@phae asking a crucial question: the web was a gift to most of us; what sort of web are we giving to others? https://t.co/Phcm9a2xZxSet up a maskable icon for Webboard https://t.co/YNwMtDkCVy ! Makes the icon look really nice on newer versions of… https://t.co/K8lQPi7UXq
Retweeted by Alex RussellThe Apple @webkit team is hiring a Web Developer Tools Engineer! Take a look. https://t.co/3PMVbpQTUf https://t.co/MB9sjirq3Y
Retweeted by Alex RussellHere for it. https://t.co/jzuqGeACjBTook me 9 years, but I finally wrote another @24ways https://t.co/20W1dvUKYa
Retweeted by Alex Russell @Paul_Kinlan Cool ! Can't wait to check on Pixel 4 how our demos might work (https://t.co/ABxmss2VFX). @Paul_Kinlanhttps://t.co/h5PmWSmTLP
Retweeted by Alex Russell @auchenberg Fondly recall some college mates who had Sun pizza boxes as the legs of their coffee table. Fully expec… https://t.co/YJGlkpqce7 @ericlaw This Is Good (TM).
12/11
2019
And most Canadian cities as well... https://t.co/P6EIR4JDVu
Retweeted by Alex RussellTwo voltage glitching secret extraction attacks released in one day. I sense a trend. ShapeShift Wallet:… https://t.co/zYB5mNoN3v
Retweeted by Alex RussellProject Zero blog: "SockPuppet: A Walkthrough of a Kernel Exploit for iOS 12.4" by Ned Williamson (@NedWilliamson)… https://t.co/ym22JX63z2
Retweeted by Alex RussellDonald Trump promised he would fight for LGBTQ people. Instead, his administration has systematically undone recent… https://t.co/Cw8yN6plIV
Retweeted by Alex RussellWe’ve been working on new password protections for @googlechrome to help keep your accounts and data safe.… https://t.co/nYwKxNzaaN
Retweeted by Alex Russell @rmondello 🤔...now just imagine how fast we'd go if that were in the same universe as the truth!
12/10
2019

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