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Alan Dalton
Working on stuff that matters ❧ Tweeting in a personal capacity ❧ Ask, “What will happen if I don’t do it?” ❧ Get plenty of rest and plenty of fluids.
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Alan Dalton 11h
“[…] perhaps in attempting to consolidate the social internet into a small number of massive platforms, we were accidentally stripping away much of the potential of this technology to actually make us more social.” —Cal Newport
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Alan Dalton Jul 17
“People are gradually learning how to be allies for other marginalised groups, but not for the 13.9 million people with in the UK.” —
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Alan Dalton Jul 8
“And to get the recipe, click on link in bio. To clarify, proceed as follows: tap on my name, which will take you to a page that has a link on it that says . When you click on this link, it will take you to a page […]” — 🥺
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Alan Dalton Jul 8
It leads to bizarre user experiences such as ’s account having instructions for recipe fans who just want recipe instructions!
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Alan Dalton Jul 3
Replying to @mattmay
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Alan Dalton Jun 29
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Alan Dalton Jun 24
Replying to @netmag @iandevlin
How much do the differences between terms such as , , , and affect your work as a Lead ?
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Alan Dalton Jun 23
“In case you are watching this, anybody, and you ever wonder whether to write to anyone: always do, because you’d be surprised by how much difference it can make. I regret—here’s a regret—I regret not doing it more myself.” —Christopher Hitchens
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Alan Dalton Jun 23
“In an age of Gmail and Slack, work has been largely reduced to employees opening up their inboxes and chat channels and then just […] hoping that the cumulative impact of this back-and-forth busyness moves the needle in the right direction.” —Cal Newport
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Dave Rupert Jun 19
The 2 hardest problems in programming are: 1. Let's not invest time and money in the new thing. 2. Let's not invest time and money in the old thing because a new thing is coming.
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Alan Dalton Jun 16
Replying to @meyerweb
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Lindsey Kopacz 🐞 Jun 14
Quick tip when writing: If you want to emphasize text, use bold instead of italics. Italics can be problematic and blend with regular text. This is especially important for dyslexia.
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Steve Parks Jun 13
£20 for a boiled egg, one piece of toast and a mug of tea? The story of a modern London cafe... (Read to end of thread before commenting!)
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David K. 🎹 Jun 11
Developers: "I guess accessibility is important to some people, we'll get around to it" Developers at conferences: 🗣️ "CAN YOU INCREASE THE FONT SIZE I CAN'T READ THE CODE"
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Alan Dalton Jun 12
I agree with that. That’s one of the reasons why recommends board games: “Board games are also a good way for you to model resilience by being a good loser.”
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Alan Dalton Jun 12
Replying to @kevinroose
“I asked if he had considered cutting back on his video intake altogether, and [rebuilding] some of his offline relationships. He hesitated, and looked slightly confused.” —
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Alan Dalton Jun 12
“It is still difficult, at times, to tell where the YouTube algorithm stops and his personality begins.” —
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Alan Dalton Jun 11
seems to suit children. Maybe it’s just who need to re-evaluate their thinking.” —
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Alan Dalton Jun 7
17 years after ’s article praised ’s “simple, text-only ” as “an offer of assistance, rather than a hard, insistent pitch” (), Google are “moving towards richer ad formats, phasing out text-only” ()
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Alan Dalton May 30
Thank you for recommending my article at Boston, ! Thank you for tweeting it, , and thank you Jeffrey for retweeting! 🙌 
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