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Alex Russell @slightlylate San Francisco, The Internet

Chrome's Project Fugu TL 🐡 & Web Standards TL "Probably not wrong about everything" -- @patrickkettner Named PWAs w/ @phae; probably making her ☕

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Joined Twitter 12/21/10


@jennschiffer @6arrid0 Et tu, Doode? @stefanpenner The price is right! @stefanpenner The Nokia 2.2 is beautifully bad: https://t.co/knlUYHUIUC and try the 2.1 for Last Year’s Finest: https://t.co/zQDcflJ8rj
10/15
2019
Make. Your. Website. Good. On. Cheap. Phones. https://t.co/yqFqLp38nb https://t.co/eYZyefCfazThanks again to everyone who came to #PWALondon tonight. An amazing night of talks by @verlok / @petraplatz from… https://t.co/WrBGhNtXSU
Retweeted by Alex Russell @PWALondon @verlok @petraplatz @ynap @Google @davymacca Thank you so much for organising and putting up with my tardy slide production!Donald Tusk, April 2019: “Don’t waste these 6 months ” UK: 2 months Tory leadership contest 6 weeks recess 5 week… https://t.co/5Oq3KpqzE9
Retweeted by Alex Russell🥳 https://t.co/jkOheJRKJvGive it a minute. https://t.co/ZAQ7ZPbQlXThe betrayal of the Kurds isn't the worst thing Trump has done; history will damn him most for his betrayal of the… https://t.co/iHp9YLhe8s
Retweeted by Alex RussellUpdate: @BuzzFeedNews added a link! https://t.co/UIAJAiOsKR
10/14
2019
@gordonbrander @joshcarpenter @cshirky s/fine/give/ @gordonbrander @joshcarpenter @cshirky A lot of this in the American context seems, to me, to be a proxy for "how m… https://t.co/rh1ujZKIcm @polotek BTW, this is a suuuuuper American view of police/policing. @gordonbrander @joshcarpenter @cshirky Seems pace of change can unseat checks/balances, which creates imbalances, w… https://t.co/LoqmSI8pFu @gordonbrander @joshcarpenter @cshirky Yeah, pace-of-change seems key. But not sure that's enough for good fit of the theory. @gordonbrander @joshcarpenter @cshirky This tees up a series of "relative to what?" and "in which dimensions?" ques… https://t.co/m2eClqSjY4Seems the Tories are learning to suppress the vote the way Republicans have. One might think having popular polici… https://t.co/h21EMN7abOWell, it's up in case you want to hear me talk: ➡️ Web Components ➡️ React ➡️ The Hero's Journey ➡️ Philosophy ➡️… https://t.co/s2XEPTmBaE
Retweeted by Alex Russell @backlon @daringfireball @Pinboard I feel for them. Couldn't have been fun to see the folks who worked so hard on t… https://t.co/FlwOh8M4wK @backlon @daringfireball @Pinboard Want to be super clear: I don't blame any of this on the hearty souls that work… https://t.co/oMoBChHyPm @backlon @daringfireball @Pinboard By 2014, the Safari team had been starved for a good long while and we (Chrome)… https://t.co/HPu0ZEjBLf @backlon @daringfireball @Pinboard They've also created a permission structure for other vendors to follow suit and… https://t.co/I7iJpoyIrV @backlon @daringfireball @Pinboard Apologies if that read as misattribution. *I* think it's very much BS, as in act… https://t.co/mPtgiTayoNThe crisis trump created in northern Syria is distracting from his corrupt quid pro quo deal with Ukraine which is… https://t.co/55UuY0uV5w
Retweeted by Alex Russellwho could have ever predicted things going this far wrong except literally everyone https://t.co/tmCeFHc1XA
Retweeted by Alex Russell @cwervo @gordonbrander Hadn't, but now I'm never going to be able to get the words "GNU Humor Collection" out of my head. @heathr This is why I try not to go outdoors in the Bay Area; the risk of getting hit in the head by Stanford-grad… https://t.co/p2MTskEm6NNot only is there no requirement in Hong Kong for journalists to have a press pass, the HKJA is a private organisat… https://t.co/Vrw02q1oIq
Retweeted by Alex Russell @gordonbrander Well actually, Gordon, in Functional Programming... @daringfireball @Pinboard And before we go all "citation needed", here's the sort of enabling BS Gruber gets up to… https://t.co/ABwITI3CDNEven @daringfireball -- part-time "friend of the web" play-actor and full-time enabler of Apple killing the web's f… https://t.co/ogp7ffnyGJ16 hours of sleep is my favourite jetlag cure. @bogas04 I’m sure you’ve played with https://t.co/JNuvBdiunI and https://t.co/umd0jXY5uM; I also love… https://t.co/G0WzI199ECMy former employer CollegeHumor did this. In order to beat YouTube, Facebook faked incredible viewership numbers, s… https://t.co/8Q1EaXXNHQ
Retweeted by Alex RussellIt’s not a slap on the wrist, it’s the psychic phantom of hearing about someone *else* being slapped on the wrist.… https://t.co/v8AX5eSiSR
10/13
2019
@janl Presumably, coverage of the controversy in terms even mildly sympathetic to folks being slow-roll oppressed w… https://t.co/rVpWCC5qs4 @janl Have you tried getting to the NYT or Vox from inside the Great Firewall? Unsure how they could be more “banned” @BuzzFeedNews @voxdotcom @Pinboard It feels like I'm taking crazy pills. Did @hkmaplive put out a memo saying "than… https://t.co/yEkheAe4Gi @BuzzFeedNews @voxdotcom @Pinboard I mean, the Grey Lady not being able to use humble `<a href="...">` either seems… https://t.co/O5RXQge2nu @BuzzFeedNews @voxdotcom @Pinboard Is there an editorial decision being made? This seems like the FT making the sam… https://t.co/VAE4L8egmw @BuzzFeedNews @voxdotcom: this article contains 22 links and talks about https://t.co/rGjr4Pqwl1, but doesn't link… https://t.co/RAEXSwgLJTThis article has *25* other links, but doesn't actually link to https://t.co/rGjr4Pqwl1 🤦‍♂️… https://t.co/Ci9bwGiNXTIt's infinitely frustrating to see press coverage of https://t.co/rGjr4Pqwl1 that doesn't *actually link to… https://t.co/Gc6VDzbWGcHowdy, London! ☔️ @nekrtemplar 🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️
10/12
2019
@masinter @Rich_Harris @gavindoughtie @w3ctag The posts I linked above discuss why that's often not a good idea.Organizing a meetup for Web Components' enthusiasts in Seattle in November! https://t.co/Ihv06eI5As Would love to s… https://t.co/kjHKmKSjbb
Retweeted by Alex RussellI think this is the clutchest of points from @jenny_schuetz’s research on restrictive zoning.… https://t.co/NDE0x5nRJh
Retweeted by Alex RussellWow. Here she comes. Climate change. Mass power outages. Half billion dollar sea walls, etc. https://t.co/FtCJWMH8I5
Retweeted by Alex RussellThe most globally inclusive and accessible thing you can do is provide a fully featured web experience. https://t.co/A9b1ja0ytB
Retweeted by Alex Russell @__DavidFlanagan /cc @mathiasA recent article in Science: 'Government-funded research increasingly fuels innovation’ https://t.co/73W0ldEhki https://t.co/jlSw2d8GNK
Retweeted by Alex RussellIt's quaint by American standards that this level of corruption is a scandal, but it *should* be scandalous: "Top… https://t.co/ehRoq4OwZR @adamdbradley @_developit @addyosmani Long Task Observer can tell you when the effects of something like thrashing… https://t.co/TqPEuvv1MDPartners often ask what sorts of starter kits or baselines make sense for PWA development (and why). Someone on Red… https://t.co/HwOoWasScX @mikeal @joemccann To Joe's point, though, SF doesn't have nearly enough support infra. That's another bad outcome… https://t.co/EE9WQJOkQq @joemccann The housing is expensive because the zoning makes it expensive. Fixing the zoning is nearly free by comp… https://t.co/0sqrBPHYk4 @joemccann "people in desperate situations without hope do bad things, film at 11" Moralism about systemic failure… https://t.co/NoiEMaKfz2 @scottjehl @HenriHelvetica @filamentgroup You can really see how Push helps there! @marcosc @masinter @Rich_Harris @gavindoughtie @w3ctag The implication is that the web doesn't need those new APIs… https://t.co/ztG3K493sHThis is what I mean when I say that the web is the last open platform. This is what @slightlylate means when he ye… https://t.co/Nzvbo3cngb
Retweeted by Alex RussellA secure building that keeps people from leaving is a prison. Hardware-backed code signing that is used to prevent… https://t.co/EfRm1KZv4g
Retweeted by Alex RussellYet *another* crazy paper on the adverse impacts of air pollution, this time on crime: https://t.co/QIGmqrZF5j Cov… https://t.co/ifpxii8L87
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10/10
2019
@therealfitz @mcmillen https://t.co/VIzqhK3UcMThird-party JavaScript can easily account for 50-70% script execution time. Do you know how much external tools are… https://t.co/L2pmVF59XW
Retweeted by Alex Russell @ChrisFerdinandi And, to be *super clear*, the AMP interface remains Web Components. The internals are moving to a… https://t.co/VjwVRgJQ5x @ChrisFerdinandi It's Preact, which is 1/10 the size of React. So, no. @marcosc @masinter @Rich_Harris @gavindoughtie @w3ctag We're investing heavily in those things too. These are not e… https://t.co/J7cqib90Q5 @tabatkins @Rich_Harris @matthewcp @gregwhitworth @graynorton @AdamRackis @justinfagnani @preetster Ah, yeah, inabi… https://t.co/WydDMX1cQ8 @Rich_Harris @matthewcp @gregwhitworth @graynorton @AdamRackis @justinfagnani @preetster @tabatkins The idea of a s… https://t.co/skryWR4hmg @Rich_Harris @matthewcp @gregwhitworth @graynorton @AdamRackis @justinfagnani @preetster We built (and shipped, and… https://t.co/QKXzqzAqDF @Rich_Harris @matthewcp @gregwhitworth @graynorton @AdamRackis @justinfagnani @preetster BTW, I want to explicitly… https://t.co/8SOxZTt2x6 @BrendanEich @domenic @feross @brianbondy Thank you!You can call me ~* drinking kool aid *~ but I'm absolutely in favor of getting "intent to implement" signal publicl… https://t.co/0FyOBUUsJc
Retweeted by Alex Russell @Rich_Harris @gregwhitworth @graynorton @AdamRackis @justinfagnani @matthewcp @preetster The memory + perf savings… https://t.co/mL61e0Z0pV @Rich_Harris @matthewcp @gregwhitworth @graynorton @AdamRackis @justinfagnani @preetster The model for CSS style ap… https://t.co/6EW7sLju9g @Rich_Harris @gregwhitworth @graynorton @AdamRackis @justinfagnani @matthewcp @preetster Oh, I got that. Asking for… https://t.co/Vp5vEjGIBf @Rich_Harris @matthewcp @gregwhitworth @graynorton @AdamRackis @justinfagnani @preetster Unlikely thanks to Spectre… https://t.co/Jhhnv44Oiw @matthewcp @Rich_Harris @gregwhitworth @graynorton @AdamRackis @justinfagnani @preetster FWIW, I am skeptical about… https://t.co/DcgsPNAS1z @BrendanEich Thanks for the ping. Can Brave folks send a patch? /cc @domenic @Rich_Harris @gregwhitworth @graynorton @AdamRackis @justinfagnani @matthewcp @preetster Generalized detraction isn… https://t.co/ntNb4NJWBA @Rich_Harris @gregwhitworth @graynorton @AdamRackis @justinfagnani @matthewcp @preetster Put differently, folks bui… https://t.co/hLslLGjxWx @Rich_Harris @gregwhitworth @graynorton @AdamRackis @justinfagnani @matthewcp @preetster Let's break this down. On… https://t.co/EdwjJR3l4Q @masinter @Rich_Harris @gavindoughtie @w3ctag Is the argument you're making that the web is expressive enough to co… https://t.co/JYlKDY5f8M @Rich_Harris @graynorton @AdamRackis @justinfagnani @matthewcp @preetster Let's flip the question around: how long… https://t.co/EUqSLDfPq3 @Rich_Harris @graynorton @AdamRackis @justinfagnani @matthewcp @preetster Presuming poor intent gets us nowhere and… https://t.co/shHTGRenYV @Rich_Harris @graynorton @AdamRackis @justinfagnani @matthewcp @preetster "Disingenuous" doesn't pass Hanlon's Razor. @Rich_Harris @graynorton @AdamRackis @justinfagnani @matthewcp @preetster There's something really pernicious here:… https://t.co/n6wnawJUFa @Rich_Harris @graynorton @AdamRackis @justinfagnani @matthewcp @preetster The page you're looking for is here: https://t.co/DiYPexLPUo @Rich_Harris @graynorton @AdamRackis @justinfagnani @matthewcp @preetster You can just look through the artifacts a… https://t.co/xO1S62ya2A @Rich_Harris @graynorton @AdamRackis @justinfagnani @matthewcp @preetster As a result, we collaborated widely to de… https://t.co/aAGzLRvDZH @Rich_Harris @graynorton @AdamRackis @justinfagnani @matthewcp @preetster I was co-TL of the project (Parkour) that… https://t.co/6qjAnFwsYY @Rich_Harris @graynorton @AdamRackis @justinfagnani @matthewcp @preetster MDV wasn't s fait-accomplis and anyone wh… https://t.co/hEuiK7e3oZ @masinter @Rich_Harris @gavindoughtie @w3ctag On feedback from other's proposals, Mozilla's positions repo is an in… https://t.co/tW0uB2NsUd @masinter @Rich_Harris @gavindoughtie @w3ctag Some WG's exhibit a really weird survivorship bias: they were themsel… https://t.co/TRqv6jT9S2 @masinter @Rich_Harris @gavindoughtie @w3ctag In those cases, we'd hope other engine projects would send their prop… https://t.co/LmGCpqm9zi @masinter @Rich_Harris @gavindoughtie @w3ctag If the question is the first, we try to engage when asked about propo… https://t.co/S6bUJStmQg @masinter @Rich_Harris @gavindoughtie @w3ctag "From someone else" == "for features proposed/implemented first in ot… https://t.co/Sxf4Ofy9Vv @masinter @Rich_Harris @gavindoughtie @w3ctag I'd also be remiss if I didn't point out that only Blink/Chromium put… https://t.co/3tIx7ElsXx
10/9
2019

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