Sometimes takes on meanings I didn’t even consider. For example, in this article, the author notes how the silent taps of the Apple Watch were far better for her due to having an extreme sensitivity to sound. Very awesome read!

nytimes.com/wirecutter/blog/ap

Xcode: EVERYTHING IS BROKEN AND WRONG. YOU ARE A TERRIBLE PERSON, AND YOU CANNOT CODE. SEE ALL THESE RED ERRORS? YOU SHOULD BE ASHAMED OF YOURSELF!!!!!!!

Me: *adds missing semicolon*

Xcode: We cool.

🧵During my weekly team meeting, we discussed inclusive language last week. Lots of folks participated, & one comment stood out: “I know we’re being careful w ‘guys’ as a generic term; however, I’d also like to recommend folk don’t use ‘hey ladies’ to a group of women.” They…

THIS. So much of human behavior isn’t “rational.” So much of what is normal isn’t “rational.”

Ok this sounds very fun! Cool gig if you love music/sound and Apple tech!

RT @drumnkyle@twitter.com

Come join my team at Apple and work on the music creation apps: GarageBand, Logic, Logic Remote, MainStage, and Voice Memos! If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to me directly.

apple.co/3eRidw8

🐦🔗: twitter.com/drumnkyle/status/1

You forgot the shut down computer option.

RT @learnvim@twitter.com

Different ways to exit Vim:

:q
:wq
:q!
:qa
:qa!
:x
:xa
:quita
:exit
:conf wqa
ZZ
ZQ

🐦🔗: twitter.com/learnvim/status/13

Sometimes I’m torn. Coding for my job means I rarely feel like coding for fun. Do I want to have a non-coding role so I can…code more…for fun?

A thing I loved about working in the arts 🎪 was that my *hobby* was coding. What a good time 🤓👩🏻‍💻! Anyone else struggle with this?

is more than apps and tech. It’s all products. All services. It’s the little things and the every day stuff. And in this case, it’s deodorant. 🤩 allure.com/story/degree-inclus

Wanted to follow up on my last tweet—this was the original tweet that inspired me! So glad someone found it! (Thanks @gnuconsulting@twitter.com). I’ll be sharing my data in a few weeks much like @madalynrose@twitter.com did here. Curious to see if I’m really working “a lot” or just feel like it or...?

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RT @madalynrose@twitter.com

@lizcodes@twitter.com I've been running a personal experiment on this lately.

I bought a chess timer and start it when I sit down at my desk in the morning. I toggle timers for breaks (scheduled or necessary). I stop counting time when I'm too fried to go on for the day.

~5 hr work ~1 hr not on avg

🐦🔗: twitter.com/madalynrose/status

Trying something new (can’t remember who to credit for this idea tho 😬)! Feel like I’m working way too much 😵‍💫, so using a chess clock to track my actual work hours v break time. Curious to see if it’s actually longer hours or more perceived stress. Will report back!

Coworker: “I’ll be taking about a month off for parental leave.”

Me (knowing not the first thing about children or what to say): “Oh have a great…baby?!”

*crawls under rock*

You’re using Voice Control. You see a button that looks like a paper airplane. What do you say to tap? “Tap send?” “Tap reply?” “Tap airplane?”

To be sure controls respond to all possible user input, check out accessibilityUserInputLabels! developer.apple.com/documentat

Come join our team! We have a new opening! Braille is a fascinating area of our technology stack. You’ll definitely want to check this out!

RT @minofifa@twitter.com

We have another exciting software engineering position opening up on the team. This one is all about Braille, from hardware compatibility to software input and output. So much impactful and interesting to work to be done in this space! jobs.apple.com/en-us/details/2

🐦🔗: twitter.com/minofifa/status/13

*looks in mirror* 🪞 👀

Just because there is more work to do, doesn’t mean you have to do it now.

Got a few questions about what DOES go in a good accessibilityLabel. I know I’ve tweeted this talk before, but I’ll keep doing it b/c it’s AWESOME (and by @jordyn2493@twitter.com), and it answers this question perfectly: developer.apple.com/videos/pla

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RT @Sommer@twitter.com

An iOS tip to start the weekend!📱(I see this mistake a lot.) Don’t put your element type (i.e. “button” or “link”) in your accessibilityLabel. Use the accessibilityTraits property for this info! (And be sure to preserve other traits with oldTraits |= newTraits)

🐦🔗: twitter.com/Sommer/status/1386

Them: “Oh you work at Apple. It must be awesome get to code in Swift all the time.”

Me: [self hatesToBreakItToYouBut:NO];

An iOS tip to start the weekend!📱(I see this mistake a lot.) Don’t put your element type (i.e. “button” or “link”) in your accessibilityLabel. Use the accessibilityTraits property for this info! (And be sure to preserve other traits with oldTraits |= newTraits)

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