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Travis Kaufman @traviskaufman New York, New York

Software engineer specializing in UI / UX development. Prev @google (Material Design + GCP), @refinery29. @nyumusictech alum. Canonical Aquarius.

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Joined Twitter 6/3/09


But also a great opportunity to detect and also try out logical fallacies 😈 https://t.co/guOieBUgeHNever realized that my years of standing in line for clubs would prepare me for literally trying to get into any store during the COVID era
6/27
2020
Web Developers watching #WWDC2020 seeing App Clips https://t.co/rXHU33JTVc
6/22
2020
@nntaleb Working with a trainer to make sure I had proper grip helped me a lot. Besides that I’ve just learned to t… https://t.co/Fs4jJDqPeZTrying to follow along with @munificentbob's "Crafting Interpreters" book and realizing that all of my studying of… https://t.co/1pvdEy1KzY
6/19
2020
Simple but not easy. Learn how to ... Ask great questions of others and the world. Listen attentively to the a… https://t.co/MPpw2wPz68
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6/17
2020
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6/10
2020
Your mental health right now is the single most valuable thing on this earth. It is under blatant assault from all… https://t.co/4VwDd8BFnv
6/2
2020
no wait I lied https://t.co/ELbbt0q9SZI have found humanity's missing necessary component https://t.co/JOe1Ec6wRk
5/27
2020
Empathy! I would *love* to see a Knowledge Project and/or Article on how one can teach empathy. I find it extremely… https://t.co/C2XV3flmBYRIGHT NOW TWITTER. RIGHT NOW. https://t.co/5QoNakm4Rz
5/23
2020
An incredible piece of writing https://t.co/beIpB4T7sl
5/17
2020
The only live stream worth watching https://t.co/5QoNakm4Rz
5/14
2020
#milestone At the risk of being cliche: “it’s not the destination but the journey”. Every day I get to use @todoisthttps://t.co/qHT2A0rfo5
5/12
2020
Become what you want to see in the world. https://t.co/ZGo2qmLyAl
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5/8
2020
@char_greenman 💸 @char_greenman Also VSCode has a TON of automated TS refactorings that are super useful like “convert arguments to… https://t.co/SKsR9IdcRe @char_greenman I followed the instructions MF laid out in the book 🙂 “Read chapters 1-4, then skim the rest”. Tryin… https://t.co/8oarfxAfaF
5/7
2020
Highly recommend Martin Fowler’s book on refactoring. Just completed a massive overhaul of a very gross piece of th… https://t.co/W0kuRQyJ7p
5/6
2020
My absolute biggest regret building this iOS app was choosing Realm as the database. Makes some hard things easy, b… https://t.co/yxnUZyi3o0
4/4
2020
One day people are gonna be like “Remember React?”
4/3
2020
StackOverflow dark mode better not be an April Fool's joke...
4/1
2020
A solid :focus-visible implementation 🙏🏻🙏🏻 https://t.co/dxy35lkvZ5https://t.co/H1ljJudJ1j @rocaroundaworld #boyzontheboard @Justin_Krim spinning the nastiest DJ set on Twitch rn https://t.co/CgRn1rh90c give it a listen! #covidpartyhttps://t.co/rWGIX6dFCy
3/22
2020
tldr I’m fuckedhttps://t.co/sR9Ei9fbiI
3/16
2020
Best thing I’ve read all month https://t.co/kEafSOpz6K
3/8
2020
ES10 private fields are gross and I hate them. I say that having seen them for all of 10 seconds and and never have… https://t.co/OqV9EcfIrj
2/28
2020
In 2019, we received 9,249 applications across all our openings and added 9 people to our team (or 0.1%). There is… https://t.co/OA2CGaKf8D
Retweeted by Travis KaufmanXCode is an incredibly well-designed piece of software
2/13
2020
Following up :) https://t.co/LTXWq7Uns0
2/9
2020
Software engineering is metaphysics for ideasArticle on, "RxJS Pitfalls, and how to avoid them", by the one and only @traviskaufman https://t.co/VsQFzYwyI7https://t.co/wY4pU8zc6X
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2/5
2020
Just because someone walked a particular path to get somewhere, doesn’t mean that path is for you. How do you defi… https://t.co/AmXgyUvkf6
Retweeted by Travis KaufmanI’m officially a functional CSS convert. Will default to @tailwindcss in all future projects from now on.
1/31
2020
Cover photo: https://t.co/LS4eTj2W8J
1/30
2020
@angular p.s. would love to see https://t.co/8tygBBvF4d fixed in core :)If you use @angular and are struggling with your <input type="number"> form controls firing twice, I put together a… https://t.co/7oybphgU1h
1/18
2020
I love the positive energy 👊! Thanks for the kind words @N1ckValery really appreciate it amigo 🙏🏻 https://t.co/rqqswhMzmM
1/4
2019
Do you and your team use #angular and find yourselves fighting with RxJS? I put together a series of posts that hel… https://t.co/jJa68P77nj
Retweeted by Travis KaufmanDo you and your team use #angular and find yourselves fighting with RxJS? I put together a series of posts that hel… https://t.co/jJa68P77nj
12/30
2019
I forgot how easy it was to build web applications. Thanks @sveltejs for reminding me.
12/27
2019
@ArnaudRinquin @bahmutov @googlecloud Sorry to revive this old thread but how did you get Cypress checks on your PR… https://t.co/sDUJkkUGTa
12/23
2019
@jestelle Heard Pied Piper cracked this in just a few minutes!Thinking, Fast and Slow. It's like installing a debugger for yourself, which helps you improve the quality of your… https://t.co/P4RVtENMw5
12/17
2019
reCAPTHAs be like "select all areas with men in striped shirts wearing hats" https://t.co/yQGpcWzwHAThanks for the shout-out! https://t.co/Ql1xymk3PY
12/15
2019
I just donated to @Wikipedia. Support free knowledge! #iloveWikipedia https://t.co/ctsnfLr9pP
12/6
2019
what would "native advertising" look likewhat would happen if we designed cookie / privacy notices like we design display ads?
11/28
2019
alt="Tech recruiters outside @WeWork HQ today" https://t.co/XAJEfC4kvt
11/21
2019
The hardest problem on @LeetCode is figuring out how to sign in without getting 502s
11/13
2019
Great post by @garysheng equipping younger generations with the tools they need to affect the change they want to s… https://t.co/NlvcTwhbsUI’m excited to tell my grandkids stories like “when I was your age, we used to have to drive cars *ourselves!*”Musician https://t.co/VKZQRwHoGOIntroducing React Adaptive Hooks: https://t.co/JbckKEosGY - conditionally load experiences best suited to a user's… https://t.co/UiwgmLv4O3
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11/12
2019
And make sure I truly, really listen to people older than myself who empathize with me. Ego is a prison.I wish I can rewind 10 years knowing what I know now and do it all over again. But that’s the beautiful tragedy of… https://t.co/dGcfY35JWN...as I tweet, thus “talking” even more 🙃The older I get the more I realize I don’t know jack shit and need to talk way less and listen way more.
11/10
2019
V. Clever how svelte makes use of the long-forgotten label statement in JavaScript in order to support "Reactive" s… https://t.co/6xJQhJ9dB3This is great https://t.co/JbEpWMYZ3tFun fact! Baby elephants are born weighing ~250 pounds, making them the world’s biggest babies, right next to the p… https://t.co/anwcsKocvH
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11/9
2019
Big fan of the duck-face operator https://t.co/FfVwNVbatT
11/8
2019
Sorry I'm popping off on all these products, I'm sure they have a lot of talented people working on a lot of comple… https://t.co/7tjIq4JwBoAlso Spark's search is literally unusable I have to switch back into GMail just to find emails I'm looking for.AirBnB is a case study in deceptive UX patterns
11/7
2019
Tracy is my favorite character on Silicon Valley“Less is More” chapter from Thinking Fast and Slow that is :)Would love to see a @farnamstreet post analyzing Khaneman’s “Less is More” chapter within the context of Ockham’s R… https://t.co/iBgI6k7iRO🤯 https://t.co/wacpqNM2oj @maybekatz That’s awesome! Also the rust community is particularly awesome on GitHub (and beyond!). It’s a great pl… https://t.co/oeprq49dbgBest take on AirPods ever https://t.co/hDn15EPFue @maybekatz What are your thoughts on things like https://t.co/u1qKfznbMW? Also I wonder if the problem would be as… https://t.co/aaw999VcLA
11/5
2019
@leybold_logan @imcatnoone @farnamstreet The Great Mental Models: General Thinking Concepts by @ShaneAParrish :)… https://t.co/Vfecy8EvF1 @jakemcgraw @davidzmorris https://t.co/9PmAYS6EZc looks promising
11/4
2019
@imcatnoone @farnamstreet This was also in the book they just released! I really enjoyed this article as well as th… https://t.co/MsmNjdtKfJThis article really hits it out of the park 😏 but seriously, 💯 on all points. Expecting and glorifying the extremes… https://t.co/ZZCWvefIRT @Mustafa_x Super looking forward to it dude!Missed all the Costas all over London. Missed the Caffe Neros even more. * . * .💧* . * 💧. * . 💧* . * 💧* . why be horny whe… https://t.co/lDNmLcIetZ
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11/3
2019
@seldo 💯https://t.co/RtIN6crYC2 cc @jashkenasApply for the job. "But I'm not qualified for it." Neither is the person who's going to get the job. Apply!
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11/2
2019
@Mustafa_x @aerotwist You got it
11/1
2019
🇬🇧 London folks! I’ll be on your side of the pond next week if you wann meet up! cc @aerotwist @Mustafa_x @jashkenas Interesting. I feel like lack of numerical computing support (/ javascripts relationship with floating p… https://t.co/e7dFJOXJbX @jashkenas Does that mean there’s something in the works 🤔? Would love to learn more! Also didn’t realize you were… https://t.co/TEmGoQL8YN @observablehq I think JS needs a pandas-like library to supplement d3. Would have made working with and cleaning the data a lot easier. @observablehq Really, really enjoyed using the platform. Love the reactivity, love how UI controls emit values thro… https://t.co/PV5MdgT1QzMade my first @observablehq notebook yesterday for The r/dataisbeautiful Oct. 2019 DataViz battle :) https://t.co/yPCIOhODYhI hope economists and policy makers are paying attention here. Similar to 2008 we have to look beyond the aggregate… https://t.co/TFr9xKkdr4
10/31
2019
🔟 https://t.co/dwFUvmxDL5Sometimes the things that look the most simple are actually not that simple at all. Like this multi-line spanning,… https://t.co/4t9DgPl8iR
Retweeted by Travis KaufmanI wonder what HackerRank, LeetCode, and all these other shitty interview prep sites would look and act like if they… https://t.co/F2IV6nuxNp
10/30
2019
@donnacamos88 $35k/yr + 0.005% equity
10/29
2019
Was just reading in @ShaneAParrish’s Mental Models book about how we need simplified abstractions (maps) to help un… https://t.co/SkTItfbJui
10/28
2019

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