Thomas Steiner (@tomayac)

Hamburg, Germany

The below is an off-site archive of all tweets posted by @tomayac ever

March 2016

jaffathecake Opera’s plea to Apple: stop enforcing a browser monopoly on iOS opera.com/blogs/mobile/2…

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 8:50 PM, Mar 31st, 2016 via Echofon)

Apple have released iOS 9.3.1 that fixes the link bug. Ironically enough froze when clicking support.apple.com/kb/HT1222?view… pic.twitter.com/fIWN202wDl

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Apple releases Safari Technology Preview redmondpie.com/apple-releases…

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Behind the scenes by @NatAndLo on how the new Google voice was made (and an intro to speech synthesis) twitter.com/NatAndLo/statu… (via @JohnMu)

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nicolastorzec Google adds share feature to Knowledge Graph cards. searchengineland.com/google-adds-sh…

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 9:56 PM, Mar 30th, 2016 via Echofon)

wesbos 🔥Terminal Tip: Use curly brackets to speed up the creation of multiple files with similar names: pic.twitter.com/yYMkknvFoV

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 9:52 PM, Mar 30th, 2016 via Echofon)

ChromiumDev Intel Edison + physical web + web bluetooth used together for a full web-based IoT experience

developers.google.com/web/updates/20…

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 2:04 AM, Mar 30th, 2016 via Echofon)

djweitzner Nice piece by @schneierblog “Your iPhone just got a lot less secure, and the FBI is to blame” wpo.st/TtJQ1

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 11:59 PM, Mar 29th, 2016 via Echofon)

sebabenz Blogged: How to avoid common mistakes when publishing Accelerated Mobile Pages medium.com/@sebabenz/how-…

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 11:58 PM, Mar 29th, 2016 via Echofon)

IgorBrigadir So >140 character Tweets are finally here! (Also: Think of the dataset this will generate!) blog.twitter.com/2016/accessibl… pic.twitter.com/YFJ1OsEtnD

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 11:53 PM, Mar 29th, 2016 via Echofon)

aaranged Searching For Google CEO Sundar Pichai, The Most Powerful Tech Giant You’ve Never Heard Of - bzfd.it/1UWZ5NE @mat

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 7:54 PM, Mar 28th, 2016 via Echofon)

Eddystone Beacon Technology & the Physical Web: mobiforge.com/design-develop… Detailed article on “what happens on the wire”. (via @danbri @bobdc)

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andrewsu Map view is awesome for . eg show all lighthouses & waterfalls in US tinyurl.com/zwz96dd pic.twitter.com/J14srWXhbe

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 10:04 AM, Mar 26th, 2016 via Echofon)

ReaderMeter “The guide I wish I had read about a decade ago when I migrated into community work with Wikipedia” —@SuePGardnerersuegardner.org/2016/03/21/a-l…MC

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 9:49 AM, Mar 26th, 2016 via Echofon)

damiano10 Google Cloud Speech API cloud.google.com/speech/

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 10:26 PM, Mar 24th, 2016 via Echofon)

.@borismus While IMPORTHTML is amazing, for that use case check out the Wikipedia Tools: github.com/tomayac/wikipe…. twitter.com/borismus/statu…

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wsREST Submit your Web API work now! WS-REST submissions will be published by Springer in LNCS. Deadline extended to 30 March 2016.

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 8:14 PM, Mar 23rd, 2016 via Echofon)

Honored to be one of them :-) Looking forward to the workshop! twitter.com/wikiworkshop16…

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kdzwinel We just started serving @brainly style guide over HTTPS to our 60M users. The biggest win? HTTP2! pic.twitter.com/dc7SC3sVds

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 7:27 PM, Mar 23rd, 2016 via Echofon)

Rich_Harris JS PEOPLE: stop going in circles about this npm thing. The solution is very straightforward medium.com/@Rich_Harris/h…

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 7:21 PM, Mar 23rd, 2016 via Echofon)

@kdzwinel Agree. PSI is still a bit behind, tho. For example, I had to “-webkit-“-prefix flexbox to make it appear right, but getting there…

via Twitter Web Client in reply to kdzwinel

Incredibly sad & fascinating at the same time-@wikidataa item Q23365300 holds structured data on Brussels bombings 😢.twitter.com/WikiLiveMon/st…j

via Twitter Web Client

datenjournalist “A Google Spreadsheets add-on that makes working with data from Wikipedia and Wikidata a joy” by @tomayac github.com/tomayac/wikipe…

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 10:20 AM, Mar 22nd, 2016 via Twitter Web Client)

@jsalsman (Delayed due to offline vacation) Looks promising; as the authors state, naive matching reveals poor results. Heuristics needed.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to jsalsman

@jsalsman (Delay due to offline vacation) They use the Wikipedia API internally, so the results are exactly the same and it should all work.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to jsalsman

mahemoff “Music” generated by /dev/urandom
mirror.xwl.me/bash_music_aac… via HN pic.twitter.com/sd3CICYT1Z

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 10:10 AM, Mar 22nd, 2016 via Twitter Web Client)

@kdzwinel (Delayed due to offline vacation) It uses headless WebKit internally (can’t say more 😶), so supports <picture> once WebKit does…

via Twitter Web Client in reply to kdzwinel

pantojacoder ’s PageviewAPI at work. See pageviews in Spanish versus Portuguese wikipedia vital-signs.wmflabs.org/#projects=ptwi… (uses @tomayac’s nice client)

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 8:08 PM, Mar 7th, 2016 via Echofon)

html5test Web platform support for search engines:
Googlebot html5te.st/4bf3e22d6579aa… and html5te.st/2510b22d579f9a…

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 7:04 PM, Mar 7th, 2016 via Echofon)

Paul_Kinlan Web platform support for each Search Engine is unknown plus.google.com/u/0/+JohnMuell… is a great example. calling @caniuse and @html5test :)

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 7:00 PM, Mar 7th, 2016 via Echofon)

~RT @jermainkaminski: @tomayac [C]ool paper on Wikipedia Tools for Google Spreadsheets. Like the usage scenarios. // arxiv.org/pdf/1602.02506…

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maxlath @tomayac I quite like level.js for that job github.com/maxogden/level… as it opens the door to all levelup goodies :) github.com/Level/levelup/…

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 10:29 AM, Mar 6th, 2016 via Echofon)

nicolastorzec Longer read on the Wikimedia Knowledge Engine affair: searchenginewatch.com/2016/03/03/eve…

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 10:11 AM, Mar 6th, 2016 via Echofon)

An asynchronous JavaScript client-side storage API w/ the simplicity of localStorage but w/o its performance penalty mozilla.github.io/localForage/

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@mahemoff I use it to say I had to slightly adapt a tweet, but w/o changing its sense. Like in the mathematical “about”:
~42 = sense of life

via Echofon in reply to mahemoff

~RT @mahemoff: Google lets celebs & businesses post directly to search results theverge.com/2016/3/4/11164… > Google Post-google.com/posts/n

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nolanlawson New blog post: “High-performance Web Worker messages” nolanlawson.com/2016/02/29/hig…

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 11:24 AM, Mar 5th, 2016 via Echofon)

@peputo ¡Enhorabuena, Señor Doctor!

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@JohnMu This should probably be cross-posted to the Webmaster Central blog (googlewebmastercentral.blogspot.com) for archiving purposes. Great post!

via Echofon in reply to JohnMu

JohnMu I made a post with our compiled recommendations for JS sites / web-apps: plus.google.com/+JohnMueller/p…

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 5:31 PM, Mar 4th, 2016 via Echofon)

arkaitz Trump Twitterbot (@DeepDrumpf) uses AI to train itself on transcripts from Trump speeches csail.mit.edu/deepdrumpf

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 5:22 PM, Mar 4th, 2016 via Echofon)

ReaderMeter How to get real-time data from Wikipedia’s production DBs and export the results into a Google spreadsheet. twitter.com/tomayac/status…

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 5:12 PM, Mar 4th, 2016 via Echofon)

@kdzwinel This sounds weird indeed. I have reached out to the person in charge internally and hope for an answer.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to kdzwinel

@kdzwinel The best is its filter_third_party_resources: developers.google.com/speed/docs/ins…, currently impossible in the UI, although I have a bug open…

via Echofon in reply to kdzwinel

Quarry (quarry.wmflabs.org) is mighty: “Run SQL queries against Wikipedia & other databases from your browser” (& from Wikipedia Tools)

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@ReaderMeter @WikiResearch Is there a better way than scraping to translate from query_id (ID in URL) to qrun_id? github.com/tomayac/wikipe…

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.@Wikimedia analysts rejoice: Wikipedia Tools (twitter.com/tomayac/status…) now has a WIKIQUARRY function. @WikiResearch pic.twitter.com/W5ZXOnJpnu

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Paul_Kinlan chrome.google.com/webstore/detai… - send your android screen to local machine. Amazing.

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 8:12 PM, Mar 3rd, 2016 via Echofon)

johnregehr “Everything I did wrong as a professor” — yep!
matt-welsh.blogspot.fr/2016/03/everyt…

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 5:29 PM, Mar 3rd, 2016 via Echofon)

@felipehoffa Cool! I saw a talk by @puf on @Firebase the other day. The three of us should talk. On my list of things to try out.

via Echofon in reply to felipehoffa

@felipehoffa Thanks. Obviously aware of that. I thought maybe you had a shortcut to more realtime data. I use my github.com/tomayac/pagevi….

via Echofon in reply to felipehoffa

@felipehoffa Cool stuff! What’s the lag time for pageviews in your Big Query table? How realtime-ish does it get?

via Echofon in reply to felipehoffa

googleresearch Learn about some research aimed at bringing route planning to the next level - goo.gl/ja3AaT pic.twitter.com/3FTCz03Umg

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 8:29 PM, Mar 2nd, 2016 via Echofon)

dret this is definitely much smaller than a regular person! m.xkcd.com/1650/ pic.twitter.com/MO2jfKGChW

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 8:28 PM, Mar 2nd, 2016 via Echofon)

felipehoffa Oscars 2016: Movies that got the most pageviews on Wikipedia medium.com/@hoffa/oscars-… (playing with BigQuery and @wikidata, thx @vrandezo!)

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 8:24 PM, Mar 2nd, 2016 via Echofon)

jimmy_wales John Oliver on Donald Trump. The best thing you can do for the next 21 minutes. youtube.com/watch?v=DnpO_R…

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 8:09 PM, Mar 2nd, 2016 via Echofon)

DROWN: Breaking TLS using SSLv2: drownattack.com/drown-attack-p… [PDF]

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Thanks @pantojacoder for noticing a glitch in pageviews.js where getAggregatedPageviews didn’t allow ‘all-projects’: github.com/tomayac/pagevi…

via Twitter Web Client

Turns out w/ all corner cases finding a Node.js app’s root is hard. @inxilpro’s App Root Path Module to the rescue: github.com/inxilpro/node-….

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