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Daniel Schildt
Helsinki, Finland

Daniel Schildt is a UX designer & web developer from Finland.

This website is a collection of notes.


@d2s on GitHub. ~129 are following me there, while I have followed 585 GitHub accounts. GitHub has been useful for keeping up with latest tools, as it shows a feed of starred projects from people that I'm following, allowing to discover potential tools & projects more easily.


I have been using Twitter since 2007. Over the years, the service has changed a lot, and often clearly not to a good direction. Still I kept using it, week after week. Looking back now, it feels a bit odd.

On my @autiomaa account, at the moment of writing, 3861 are following me. Following 2540 Twitter accounts. 67166 tweets in total over the years. That is at least ~14+ tweets per day. Most likely should have spent more time writing blog posts instead of tweets.

Total number of characters?

If an average tweet would be X characters:

Amount of characters
Per tweetIn total
20 characters~1343320 characters
40 characters~2686640 characters
50 characters~3358300 characters
100 characters~6716600 characters
120 characters~8059920 characters
140 characters~9403240 characters
180 characters~12089880 characters

Time wasted?

Amount of lost time? Probably a lot.
If one tweet took X seconds to write:

Amount of lost time
Time per tweetIn total
20 seconds~1343320 seconds
~22389 minutes
~373 hours
~16 days
30 seconds~2014980 seconds
~33583 minutes
~560 hours
~23 days
50 seconds~3358300 seconds
~55972 minutes
~933 hours
~39 days
60 seconds~4029960 seconds
~67166 minutes
~1119 hours
~47 days

And that number does not include the amount of time spent on reading shared content from others. Have spend much more time reading than writing, so the overall number of hours (and days) spent is a lot more. Have learned a lot, but could have used time more productively.

Note: Manually updated numbers at the moment,
until I will figure out how to integrate Twitter
data updater script to Eleventy build process.