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Hi! I’m Eric McCarthy. This is my website. You can also find me on: Twitter, App.net, npm, GitHub, Facebook, Flickr and even LinkedIn. Feel free to email me at eric@limulus.net.

Timeline

3 hours ago Eric favorited Marco Rogers’ tweet
I collected that last set of tweets here. storify.com/polotek/you-ar…
1 day ago Eric retweeted Night Vale podcast’s tweet
That which does not kill you only wants to watch you suffer a while longer.
1 day ago Eric retweeted Mark McBride’s tweet
Fellow men of privilege: you should read this, and your reaction should not be "I'd listen but she sounds mean" medium.com/tech-culture-b…
2 days ago Eric retweeted well, actually’s tweet
If you read just one thing about the Github clusterfuck, please make it this, by : blog.ellenchisa.com/2014/04/22/im-…
3 days ago Eric retweeted what's his name’s tweet
process how you actually scale a company, by making the implicit structures explicit, the trick is making them malleable
3 days ago Eric retweeted what's his name’s tweet
this is what ceos actually believe medium.com/p/597cde9ee9d4 "we don't need process if it's all implicit power structures, or culture"
5 days ago Eric retweeted Marco Rogers’ tweet
If I was the ruby/python/php communities, I'd be taking drastic measures to make my setup story as approachable as node.
7 days ago Eric retweeted Feminist Frequency’s tweet
iOS game Monument Valley by is what might happen if Sword and Sworcery & Fez had a baby! Check it out: monumentvalleygame.com
7 days ago Eric retweeted Sir Jesse Noller’s tweet
I just need you to realize: that's skeletor on a unicorn pic.twitter.com/HJjEHmYeXx
7 days ago Eric favorited Jessie’s tweet
How does anyone have time for anything??????
8 days ago Eric retweeted Lewis Powell’s tweet
Imagine trying to convince someone from the northeast that California really exists.
8 days ago Eric favorited Annalee’s tweet
How long after making your first sale is it customary to wait before putting 'author' in your twitter bio? Asking for me.
8 days ago Eric favorited Shanley’s tweet
i always lol when men are like "MEETING A VC FOR COFFEE THEN BACK TO WORK ". lol get a real job.
10 days ago Eric retweeted C J Silverio’s tweet
Please Put OpenSSL Out of Its Misery - ACM Queue queue.acm.org/detail.cfm?id=…
10 days ago Eric favorited Jessica Kerr’s tweet
Channeling my resentment of the system at any particular person, even when their actions exemplify patriarchy, is unfair and destructive.
13 days ago Eric retweeted Don Melton’s tweet
“Memories of Steve” donmelton.com/2014/04/10/mem… The original, *longer* version of my article about Steve Jobs that appeared in The Loop Magazine.
13 days ago Eric favorited Jessica Kerr’s tweet
I will never be the person anybody wishes I was.
14 days ago Eric retweeted space face’s tweet
Cosmos is like the Magic School Bus for adults.
14 days ago Eric favorited Shanley’s tweet
Y'all don't deserve it really but here is a picture of Marzipan pic.twitter.com/bBY36xRcYz
15 days ago Eric retweeted the lady from room C’s tweet
One Weird Tip from a C programmer (the NSA hates this): don't use user-supplied data for the "len" argument of memcpy.
15 days ago Eric favorited Rebecca Watson’s tweet
The more I read "introvert vs extrovert" listicles and bon mots, the more I think it's all a giant load of bullshit.
16 days ago Eric favorited Daniel Jalkut’s tweet
It’s in the Mac platform’s interest that attend WWDC. Apple should fly him out as a VIP and celebrate it on stage. Great dev PR.
27 days ago Eric uploaded Palo Verde Flowers to Flickr
29 days ago Eric uploaded In Particular to Flickr
1 month ago Eric uploaded Chris Carter’s Was Catchier to Flickr
1 month ago Eric favorited tef name changer’s tweet
"Oh god they're just reinventing *this badly documented concept i learned accidentally while falling through the acm library*"
1 month ago Eric retweeted Charles Miller’s tweet
Little known fact. If you say “qmail” three times, Daniel Bernstein appears and tells you why you’re wrong about something.
1 month ago Eric retweeted Eva’s tweet
In Turkey, folks are painting IP's of non-Turkish DNS servers onto the posters of the governing party. pic.twitter.com/f7WGqNCwhl
1 month ago Eric retweeted Sam Livingston-Gray’s tweet
. OMG yes. "Organic" == "unexamined, with a side of 'The Tyranny of Structurelessness'".
1 month ago Eric retweeted Ellen Wondra-Lindley’s tweet
I hate it when companies say their process or hierarchy is "organic". All I hear is "if you don't think like the others, you're out."
1 month ago Eric favorited feminism fairy’s tweet
I love that we are building these spaces to deconstruct and discuss cultural ills in a way that I always felt was reserved for academia.
1 month ago Eric retweeted Jamie Lawrence’s tweet
“with regret and self-loathing” — nice touch pic.twitter.com/nwxSxCkdnf
1 month ago Eric favorited Annalee’s tweet
Even if meritocracy were attainable, it values people for what they can produce, rather than for being people.
1 month ago Eric favorited friendoskeleton’s tweet
Let’s talk about how we have all these orgs to push marginalized people forward and teach them, but none for the privileged to fix culture
1 month ago Eric retweeted Kontra’s tweet
Secret and Whisper exist because anonymity startups and their VCs believe prospect/cost of litigation is far less than likely quick returns.
1 month ago Eric retweeted Victoria Wang’s tweet
It helps to remember that everyone has good reason for their beliefs, and you'd probably be the same way if you had their experiences.
1 month ago Eric favorited Julie Ann Horvath’s tweet
My story is not about someone's crazy wife. It's about the inability of GitHub's leadership to act.
1 month ago Eric retweeted TechCrunch’s tweet
Julie Ann Horvath Describes Sexism and Intimidation Behind Her GitHub Exit tcrn.ch/1m8Sf7w by
1 month ago Eric retweeted buy definition’s tweet
Saying "No one has ever left our company" is just saying, "We're so young, or so stifling, that no one's outgrown us"
1 month ago Eric retweeted buy definition’s tweet
I'm looking forward to when the first employee quits npm.
It'll be sad, I'm sure, but hopefully a good move for them, which benefits us all.
1 month ago Eric retweeted Joan Wolkerstorfer’s tweet
Your periodic reminder that the stereotype of the antisocial male geek programmer was purposely built in the 1960s: gender.stanford.edu/news/2011/rese…
1 month ago Eric favorited Shanley’s tweet
One of the types of labor women in tech are asked to do is "prove" to the community that the company is not broken and abusive.
1 month ago Eric favorited John D. Cook’s tweet
"The problem with every project management solution that I’ve seen is this: it assumes it is the only thing in the world." --
1 month ago Eric favorited Julie Ann Horvath’s tweet
If you stand up for what's right, be prepared to suffer the worst abuse and harassment of your life, from all sides.
1 month ago Eric favorited Vivek Haldar’s tweet
Pebbles and Projects - I’m growing increasingly frustrated with how little today’s patchwork of... tmblr.co/Z2YEOy1A475k1
1 month ago Eric retweeted @tef’s tweet
the web is 25 years old. there are still servers which will treat your requests as if they are that old. happy anniversary, http!
1 month ago Eric retweeted lsb’s tweet
Code is always tested, in use; w/o automated tests users & future devs waste their own time finding easy bugs. Automated tests==empathy
1 month ago Eric replied to JoePagac’s tweet
. Love it that continues to grace the side of The Rialto. That show was epic. :)
1 month ago Eric uploaded Thrown Out The Window to Flickr
1 month ago Eric retweeted Computer Science’s tweet
"If a CS major learns only one habit of professional practice in four years, it should be: Take small steps." ow.ly/uni2n