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Rich Trott @trott San Francisco, CA

I create software, rock operas, and pizzas. I am a member of the Node.js Technical Steering Committee and work at UCSF. he/him

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Everything is awful, but the node-daily-master CI job for @nodejs has been not-red for 3 days. So, you know that's good.
7/7
2020
The @nodejs node-daily-master CI is not-red for the first time in weeks, and there are lots of people to thank. To… https://t.co/9Drgn9Vg86
7/4
2020
I was learning ML basics as I was making this. I used @ml5js because the introductory videos clicked pretty quickly… https://t.co/cURINsodBJ
7/3
2020
The idea was spurred by @annthurium when they posted about quarantine food. Read their blog posts at… https://t.co/ofnLjePhxH @NBKMyHero I downloaded a few hundred photos from recipe web pages and had her identify them as "yuck" or "yum" (or… https://t.co/I4hfdRPLjg @Arpit601 @bexxmodd This is not enough for statistically valid training, but it's surprising how well it does just… https://t.co/Pst277D429 @Arpit601 @bexxmodd I downloaded a few hundred photos from recipe web pages and had her identify them as "yuck" or… https://t.co/6Rx87WXYXtI trained a machine learning model to determine whether my daughter will like a recipe based on the photo of the fo… https://t.co/46C1jsdTIC
7/2
2020
nvm install 14.5.0 New current version of @nodejs. Thanks @codebytere, who did all the release work, and the many… https://t.co/XwzJKnqKDV
7/1
2020
New LTS @nodejs release thanks to @BethGriggs_ and a cast of hundreds or maybe thousands. Let's just say hundreds o… https://t.co/spjgGtSRTT
6/30
2020
@rahulballal7 @matteocollina @nodejs Fair point.Which version of @nodejs to pick probably warrants its own doc. (We may even have one.) But a rule of thumb is: "Wh… https://t.co/cSEEFZZ3Ja
6/28
2020
Here it is! My Dinner With @addaleax! https://t.co/NHe1YAL4l7Life is far too short for petty gatekeeping.The title of this video should be "I'm jealous I didn't think of these npm packages myself" or "Whimsical packages… https://t.co/EBccj41dpM
6/26
2020
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committers can change the CI from red to green. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.Gonna do it. Once Wanda is asleep, in another hour or so, My Dinner With Andre viewing begins! https://t.co/AQ4d2OTovW
6/25
2020
Now at #OpenJSWorld, We'd Like To Level With You About Node.js by Rick Trott (@trott) and Anna Henningsen (… https://t.co/Z1TUTPgUU5
Retweeted by Rich TrottRe-upping this, since it's airing now! https://t.co/5riCtJawgFAnyone out there interested in giving a talk for @POCCode ? We've gotten a lot of requests for ways to improve your… https://t.co/rZYDHG0Gi6
Retweeted by Rich TrottAs @MichelleObama noted about powerful people, don't assume these people are smart.Bolton occupied (and continues to occupy) a position of tremendous power and privilege in the US and the world. And… https://t.co/DTWYiWfMobAh, yes, the supposedly "principled" conservatives like Bolton who say "I won't vote for Trump OR Biden". You thoug… https://t.co/0swbxLG0erFeeling motivated to watch _My Dinner With Andre_ since I made this joke this morning. https://t.co/5riCtJawgF"errors"? https://t.co/B6DTzjxsymAttorney General Cameron, @djaycameron: You must ensure justice for #BreonnaTaylor. The world is watching. https://t.co/8sGdyPFLFg
6/24
2020
Just published version 4.0.0 of solr-proxy. It now restricts the maximum number of rows you can request by default… https://t.co/k3BW5Ia8ADIt's really more like "@addaleax and I recorded ourselves talking and now you get to hear it, sorry, not sorry." It… https://t.co/un15iL7sgB
6/23
2020
What? No, I am NOT "phoning it in" right now on these tweets. Why would you say something like that??!! https://t.co/C7aoaxdZJcStill feels weird tweeting about @nodejs releases right now, but @codebytere is the bomb and you should totally be… https://t.co/diVtqu3qEWHey, white friends, this is really good. Deconstructing White Privilege with Dr. Robin DiAngelo https://t.co/CtouLxCwhd
6/19
2020
@addaleax Wouldn't be an insufferably-long hateful rant without the not-so-hidden antisemitism.
6/14
2020
Well done @nodejs. I was building a new system and went to the NodeJS site to download and was greeted by a landing… https://t.co/j90Xnt3cW2
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6/8
2020
@nodejs showing solidarity with Black folks 🖤 https://t.co/j1cxSAeKva https://t.co/1LMB7CdS71
Retweeted by Rich TrottWhite people: Stop offering your “mentoring” services. It shows you think folks aren’t skilled enough. People don’t… https://t.co/36qfxazRrs
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6/6
2020
#BLM #BlackLivesMatter https://t.co/Ix575ZGd4d
Retweeted by Rich Trott @bartoszostrowsk @Zavaster @nodejs @deno_land There will not be any sudden changes of membership. That's not what t… https://t.co/a0HQTSaHaH @bartoszostrowsk @Zavaster @nodejs @deno_land Wait, I might have misunderstood your "Yet" here. I thought you were… https://t.co/eFO9P0UHzV @bartoszostrowsk @Zavaster @nodejs @deno_land Just because you personally would never intentionally discriminate, t… https://t.co/VCLzbrVchu @bartoszostrowsk @Zavaster @nodejs @deno_land The extra obstacles faced by under-represented people don't stop afte… https://t.co/CIg1caE7jy @bartoszostrowsk @Zavaster @nodejs @deno_land That says Node.js is seeking to increase the diversity of the members… https://t.co/OSrJu3UugG @bartoszostrowsk @Zavaster @nodejs @deno_land There was no change in membership on the board or any other leadership bodies.If you haven’t seen it yet, @nodejs have altered their homepage to acknowledge #BlackLivesMatter. Kudos
Retweeted by Rich TrottDecades of disinvestment and racially disparate policies have disproportionately hurt our African-American communit… https://t.co/oTbnkjcaz9
Retweeted by Rich TrottI know a lot of these "Hey Black stranger w/ potential, let me give you feedback/mentor you" outreaches are well in… https://t.co/HRPeGDAXT8
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6/5
2020
https://t.co/AMTkyvrow3 <- Another huge software development library that is using their website to raise awareness… https://t.co/uCbQCY4LXE
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6/4
2020
Here’s a useful read––a reminder of the importance of de-escalation by police in their interactions with protestors… https://t.co/TCoDH04Zan
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6/3
2020
Also, thanks Sam Roberts (whose Twitter handle I can never remember) and everyone else involved in the releases. I… https://t.co/PGy8aoiUqnFeels weird tweeting about @nodejs with everything that's going on at the moment, but uh, security release availabl… https://t.co/O7k1hkZcPXWe need to call something out here. The VAST majority of these messages you see in "support" of black people are in… https://t.co/ijbCwhakGw
Retweeted by Rich Trott"75 Things White People Can Do For Racial Justice" https://t.co/QUunhvSXBuI want everyone to understand what the Senate is doing right now. Senators are not responding to COVID-19 or passi… https://t.co/Ie0nwpiwUV
Retweeted by Rich TrottHere's the thing. They know the purpose of the curfew is to criminalize protesters and give the cops/natl guard roo… https://t.co/hU909dzBFy
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6/2
2020
If we could talk about Whiteness, we might examine what kind of culture teaches it's citizens to value property ove… https://t.co/Yero4GDTHA
Retweeted by Rich Trottwhy is the active voice used for protestors (“protestors struck a journalist”) but not for police (“a photographer… https://t.co/t6qlRoYIjg
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5/31
2020
@addaleax The world might have bigger problems right now, but it does seem as if all these problems are interconnected. 😞My statement on the death of George Floyd: https://t.co/Hg1k9JHT6R
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5/29
2020
But before I could write the benchmark, I wrote a random input generator to use in the benchmark. Wrote a test for… https://t.co/CaeI5mjLGJPretty good yak-shaving session this morning: Was considering a change in the slug module that will reduce file si… https://t.co/RiIahqOY7BAnd, unfortunately, I had to miss most of the Node.js + devops talk by @dagonzago but hopefully everything was reco… https://t.co/uE5zt1GHmRI also got to see @SternTwena give a great in-depth look at worker threads. (I don't know if she realized that… https://t.co/zMQ8PVFQYdBecause everything is remote now, I got to attend the London Node Users Group today and watch @addaleax explain her… https://t.co/JSNqUq63oLI published slug 3.2.0 to npm. Now supports Azerbaijani and Slovak. https://t.co/wbDFrto3E2 @b0neskull WE CARE A LOT!!! @b0neskull I'm giving it love RIGHT NOW!I published slug 3.1.0 to npm. Now supports Georgian characters, and Serbian (sr) and Bulgarian (bg) locale strings. https://t.co/wbDFrto3E2
5/28
2020
@bengl I've just logged on after mostly avoiding social media all day. What did I miss?
5/27
2020
We're looking for current UCSF affiliates to participate in quick user research via Zoom. Sign up to participate to… https://t.co/1wVQOFSJak
Retweeted by Rich Trottnvm install 12.17.0 Thanks @targos89 and everyone else involved in this @nodejs LTS release. Unflagged experimenta… https://t.co/EsIvlQgeUX
5/26
2020
Today in @nodejs gratitude: Thanks Benjamin Gruenbaum (not on Twitter?) for being a gifted communicator, educator,… https://t.co/zoGsOJZWLi
5/25
2020
This omelette was tasty and also hideous. So I’ve cropped it quite a bit to hide the fact that I need to work on my… https://t.co/PEnOHWgs57
5/24
2020
@jkup Sounds like my kid, actually.
5/23
2020
@DerekNonGeneric Which is a bit of a shame, because pretty much the only benefit in my opinion to omitting the seri… https://t.co/dK6B4ZDDyp @DerekNonGeneric I did say they recommend against it "in general". They recommend its use where it is necessary for… https://t.co/3CI3W0j7dG @bengl No, just omit a comma before "and" or "or". With serial comma: I like Node.js, the UCSF Library, and coffee… https://t.co/aaVRMUMVpKThis. https://t.co/b0TAQOnTZMMy employer's style guide recommends against serial commas in general and I am sad.Miniature Yorkshire pudding. Don’t @ me. https://t.co/BFZRCHfGg3
5/22
2020
@reconbot Well.... if you run them with --experimental-top-level-await. I should have mentioned that in the original tweet. @tuananh_org To get the Serbian transliteration of đ as dj in the current version, you have to override the charmap… https://t.co/TRDHSbhsdz @tuananh_org ...if you're concern is the clash between the transliteration of đ in Vietnamese vs. Serbian, slug 3.0… https://t.co/6JiN5v1y2W @tuananh_org You mean based on an explicitly-passed locale setting, like this?: slug('some text', {locale: 'vi'})… https://t.co/WtgN2fij6Nslug@3.0.0 is out. Notably, supports Devanagari characters (Hindi, Sanskrit, et al.) slug.js now Just Works in the… https://t.co/h06UNVOohs @bengl Incorrect. @bengl incorrect @bengl Correct. @bengl correct
5/20
2020
nvm install 14.3.0 Thanks @codebytere and everyone else involved in this @nodejs Current release! Top-level await… https://t.co/ZOT7EZMeV9 @0x604 @electronjs That long? @adr Yes. Yes, it is.Broiled grapefruit. Didn’t know this was a thing until recently. https://t.co/JnXZJrKBsP
5/19
2020
@JustinBeckwith @humuhumu I guess I should have included a quarter in the foreground for scale or something like that.Had a whole wheat pizza dough lying around that I wasn’t going to use. @humuhumu suggested cinnamon rolls. So, gian… https://t.co/O0yydIIhU4
5/18
2020
@MylesBorins I am totally watching your head bob right now.
5/16
2020
Wanda usually asks me to make vanilla ice cream but this time around she asked for chocolate. “ I like vanilla bett… https://t.co/OKuNyivZi4I made pancakes for dinner for Wanda and hid chocolate chips in them but didn’t tell her. https://t.co/93fK09sy4A
5/15
2020
@addaleax I'm sorry. But at least you have ice cream.Working on a slug-generating library means I spend time reading things like https://t.co/IMXlX65CN5.
5/13
2020
@addaleax I'm here, I'm queer, I'm sorry about the late lunch break."While (Florence) Nightingale is well known as one of the world’s first nurses, she is less well known for her stri… https://t.co/kVQXze3dnW
5/12
2020

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