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Andrew Betts @triblondon London, mostly

DevRel at @fastly. Elected to @w3ctag, started @polyfillio. Still love the @FT. I will sort your pens in order of length while you’re not looking. 🏳️‍🌈🇪🇺🍸

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Joined Twitter 7/7/07


@brucel 3/10
9/28
2020
@Lady_Ada_King The oldschool neighbourhood cinemas where the chairs are really far apart seem OK. I went to… https://t.co/dJ8t7Nblhf @jonworth Weren’t they saying it would be thousands of lorries? This zone seems too small!I've heard enough cogent arguments from a range of belief systems to finally understand that there are many sound r… https://t.co/z5z4cZkOgv
Retweeted by Andrew Betts @Vanessa_Kisuule That’s dangerous talk for Twitter 😂 @stu_cx @brucel The real time dashboard project is currently out for tender. @caitoriordan I installed it! @brucel 2/10
9/26
2020
We just got our entire experimentation / AB platform running, built in Rust running on @fastly's Compute@Edge. Belo… https://t.co/8wWOdxAjax
Retweeted by Andrew Betts @brucel 6/10Tenet: massive disappointment. The audio is dire (I heard only about 50% of the dialogue), and that’s unforgivable… https://t.co/3R2gS5FtZ0
9/25
2020
@LeonieWatson @amazon 😂 my home security gadgets have definitely only succeeded in increasing my anxiety every time a notification! @andrewsmatt @dwvcd Truly ironic that it’s an Okonomiyaki place. @brucel 5/10Hadley knows what she’s on about. Read this to understand how the new test and trace app works! https://t.co/DLZWdYuEX9
9/24
2020
@webseals Dedent!? What. @samthor @stockspotcomau In japan and China green is negative, red is positive. I could never get used to it 🤦‍♂️ @briankardell I mean.... [gestures vaguely] @frontendbeast Shabby chic is so hot right now.
9/23
2020
Is that a promise? https://t.co/8aDHAvOF9r
9/22
2020
@torgo Oh cool which way did you go in the end
9/21
2020
@BeffernieBlack I run, and I find the music you listen to while running makes a huge difference.
9/20
2020
In case you need another reason to go to an Actual Bookshop. Also came out with an extra book the @Waterstones peo… https://t.co/ip8GUk2IRF
9/19
2020
@webseals @sisidovski Wait, is Shunya more 有名 than me now omg 🤨 @brucel 10/10 @brucel 4/10
9/18
2020
Finally watched the Diversity BLM dance performed on BGT. It’s great. Obviously a few bigots will complain but this… https://t.co/FQ7T4txtNI @brucel 9/10 👏
9/17
2020
@malchata My muted words list is a history of twitter memes.Hm, I'm beginning to doubt that some of our requests take 6 billion years to complete 🤔 https://t.co/yEYIoIAadS
9/16
2020
@philnash “Genius”?
9/15
2020
@brucel 3/10
9/12
2020
Cocktail class. https://t.co/Zlp74cWRTY @monzo https://t.co/oOFo47kzDC @monzo Not being able to turn off notifications for “active card check” especially from google pay, every single ti… https://t.co/YZxuji3CYo
9/11
2020
@brucel 6/10 conflicted as to whether actually a joke.Imagine Boris doing a JFKesque speech. “We will stick a thing up your nose. We will stick a thing up your nose once… https://t.co/bVU3IOPqKz @snim2 Imagine Boris doing a JFKesque speech. “We will stick a thing up your nose. We will stick a thing up your no… https://t.co/otX0OS6ium @snim2 They’re saying 100bn, so... yes? @snim2 Recommend the bbc podcast 13 minutes to the moon, some interesting stuff early on about the economics of Apo… https://t.co/A4k9K7KPtQ @melvinkcx2 Can’t help but feel most of TF’s popularity is a reflection of how bad the APIs are that it allows us to abstract away. 🤔
9/10
2020
@seanmtracey @jesslynnrose @brucel This explains the pain in my lower back. 1/10 too long and horse’s homophobia s… https://t.co/vXxHlKXwFd @IanDunt That Julia Gillard speech accusing him of misogyny was quite something. Happier times. @rachelnabors Counterpoint: Used to date an engineer, now a technophobe and I think it’s way more fun. The tech sol… https://t.co/8ifxXZMoIV
9/9
2020
@brucel 9/10
9/8
2020
@Lily_2point0 @seanmtracey Came here to tweet that 👆
9/7
2020
@DehennaDavison @SophyRidgeSky At least he’s not a Muslim eh? @modern_web_dev I spent 10 mins browsing the site for governance and found none, popped over to github and looked a… https://t.co/QJ4hbWncyP
9/6
2020
@AndyDavies This combo looks frightening hip on you Andy. @brucel @sil Bruce is it true that Carly Simon wrote “nobody does it better” after her path crossed briefly with yo… https://t.co/QvY9OOiJHQ
9/5
2020
@Lady_Ada_King Yes I remember fighting one of them pretty frequently at the FT! These days I’d say react can be a g… https://t.co/CENiWNraaQ @Lady_Ada_King Given that comparison, are you saying that react is objectively a bad thing? That would seem unfair… https://t.co/e1uop4SJqo @britishredvix You met one? IRL? Or on the phone? Not sure I’ve ever seen one in the wild. @REMcAuley Transferwise, and i’d def recommend them. Seamless banking in a ton of currencies. No experience with N26.
9/3
2020
@ianvisits Does it make a difference if you use less markup? @ianvisits do you know that your email gets truncated by gmail on iOS? https://t.co/3mGuFbil6K @brucel 9/10
9/2
2020
@brucel 1/10
9/1
2020
We condemn a Home Office video referring to immigration lawyers who provide legal advice to migrants as ‘activist l… https://t.co/O5zR1o2ok7
Retweeted by Andrew Betts
8/30
2020
@torgo Slated in the guardian. Interested to know what you think.
8/29
2020
@brucel @phenomnominal I would never dare describe your fashion sense as a joke Bruce, it’s deadly serious. @brucel @phenomnominal Stunning @brucel Totally support this woman, but it reminds me of the time I broke a leg and needed an extra seat and EasyJe… https://t.co/XJ3LfXv0FJ
8/28
2020
@Lady_Ada_King @lynncyrin You consistently give me too much credit for this 🤦‍♂️ You started work at 7am for 2 yea… https://t.co/81S6CPDgND @kornelski @FTLabs This is hilarious. @cfhirschorn Glad to hear this is one of many wonderful things! @briankardell InvalidI’m glad to see the world agrees with me on this. Phew. 😌“enum” is @brucel 2/10Incredibly well thought out and illustrated description of NAT from @Tailscale, filled in a few gaps for me: https://t.co/fvVnOGN2tR @brucel 2/10How come New Zealand is so much better at everything? https://t.co/lYlOG09Ol8 @thommahoney Were they sorry at least?
8/27
2020
@KenjiBaheux @robinberjon @slightlylate @justinfagnani @othermaciej Shut down the AMP carousel. Then make your argu… https://t.co/vwWecOCo5u @Rich_Harris @robinberjon Renewed cert, sorry 🤦‍♂️ @georgeocrawford Shit. No one reads my blog for a year and then suddenly I say something controversial and forget t… https://t.co/v2E8dbKrR4I see the latest evolution of signed exchanges is “Web Bundles” which is a cool web standard and I’m sure totally n… https://t.co/9pnlMOgHhq @robinberjon @slightlylate @KenjiBaheux @justinfagnani @othermaciej I especially enjoyed the fantasy that SXG were… https://t.co/jvewd23O0C
8/26
2020
@jonworth Absolutely true and it’s ruining cities all over the place.
8/25
2020
@brucel 9.2/10
8/24
2020
@sainsburys That’s a relief! Thanks for explaining. @sainsburys why do your eggs now come in plastic? Normal egg boxes are compostable. These seem to be a backwards step.
8/22
2020
@marcosc @diekus @scottbw @torgo Yes, and in fact if you upgrade to Latinum Premium SpaceFirst (SM, TM etc) I am wi… https://t.co/5D5eXXCI6X @marcosc @diekus @scottbw @torgo Think I have these bases covered already but if you want I could inexplicably char… https://t.co/N7qGb2GMSH @torgo If you want you can pay me £1000 and I’d give you a tiny chair and make you sit on it for 8 hours and after… https://t.co/mNUOeF8DSa
8/20
2020
@kaelig you’re classy so you must be a css expert.
8/18
2020
@paul_haine @jaffathecake I hear it’s better than Croatian tapas.
8/15
2020
@TobiasX2k @doramilitaru @googlecloud It’s leetcase @tmaslen Can we find a thing that abbreviates to FAD? @jaffathecake Tapas is an excellent option for a large group of people suffering from indecision.Sidecar. The monarch of cocktails. Never a bad time. @jmswisher @MozDevNet Hi Janet. I run https://t.co/JQ8zraDrSk. We’d love to have you at Fastly. I think your DMs a… https://t.co/U3lnkq7e9E
8/13
2020
A team I work with a lot at Fastly is hiring a front end developer, ideally in Europe. Looking for a new gig? Che… https://t.co/0HUjjhyKVx
8/12
2020
Can we make it clear that not everyone in this country is heartless and completely without empathy. These poor peop… https://t.co/7xvy1ZvhXx
Retweeted by Andrew Betts
8/10
2020
@drwilco @mnot Sigh [googles “ounces as unit of volume”] @drwilco @mnot What do you make with it? @monzo No. But not having it can make you unhappy for sure.
8/9
2020
Facebook recruiter ignored my response and just emailed me again a week later (subj: "2nd attempt!!") as if I might… https://t.co/vvLwrRT1mn
8/8
2020
I really wish I hadn’t watched the news this evening before I went to bed.
8/5
2020

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