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Nolan O'Brien May 21
A week ago, posted a photo to Twitter (left) and ended up with something unexpected (right). It turns out that many moons ago, I broke JPEGs for a very small subset of images 🤦‍♂️ I'll just briefly share the bug and what happened.
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Twitter Engineering May 21
We're proud of all this work and the folks behind it! Thanks for continuing to make Tweets more accessible.
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Twitter Engineering May 20
Replying to @java
Twitter continues to be powered and and we are excited to see where we, the community, go as we all evolve Java, Scala, and the JVM together.
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Twitter Engineering May 20
Replying to @OpenJDK
Twitter is also an active member of the Java community. Many of our features, optimizations, and bug fixes are committed back to the project, and our engineers are members of both the Java Community Process (JCP) Executive Committee and the Governing Board.
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Twitter Engineering May 20
Replying to @ysr1729
The is also applying machine learning techniques to automatically optimize the JVM instances that power Twitter. Here walks through our R&D in this area and our "AutoTune" project:
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Twitter Engineering May 20
Replying to @flaviusbraz
Within Graal itself we've done work to make the JVM a better runtime for languages like . Follow along as Twitter's takes us on deep dive into our work to make Scala faster through custom JIT features:
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Twitter Engineering May 20
Replying to @christhalinger
A big focus of our JVM research and development is on optimizing the performance of Scala using "just in time" (JIT) compilation. Here discusses our work with the Graal JIT compiler to make Twitter faster and more efficient: .
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Twitter Engineering May 20
Replying to @TonyPrintezis
Interested in what it's like working on the JVM at Twitter? Check out this talk by on his work as a member of the :
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Twitter Engineering May 20
Happy 25th birthday to ! Did you know that almost all of Twitter's services run on the Java Virtual Machine? That develops it's own fork of with Twitter-specific optimizations to make Java and Scala faster?
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Twitter Engineering May 15
Q&A with and from on the future of remote work and decentralization. Catch up on all the tweets here:
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Twitter Engineering May 15
That's a wrap. Thanks to and our friends for hosting the first chat with us!
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Twitter Engineering May 15
OK for real this time. Last question! What's one piece of advice you want to share with other engineering leaders looking to build collaborative remote teams?
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Twitter Engineering May 15
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Twitter Engineering May 15
Question 10: any advice for interns looking for / starting remote internships? 👩‍🏫👨‍🏫
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Twitter Engineering May 15
Question 9: Any good book recs on remote work?
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Twitter Engineering May 15
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Twitter Engineering May 15
Question 7: What are some of the tools you tihink are helpful in fostering collaboration between distributed teams? Editor's note: How can we make my internet better so I can upload binaries faster? 🙃
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Twitter Engineering May 15
Question 6: What are some of the biggest challenges you see in building/leading remote teams?
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Twitter Engineering May 15
Question 5: Another one from Hacker News - How do you run meetings when everyone is remote?
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Twitter Engineering May 15
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