The short-form week of 4–10 Feb 2008

11 Feb 2008; last modified 13 Mar 2011

The week in review, 140 characters at a time. This week, 33 messages in 33 conversations.

This document was created automatically from my archive of my Twitter stream. Due to limitations in the Twitter API and occasional glitches in my archiving system, it may not be 100% complete.

Monday at 10:48am

finds the appeal of video (e.g. existential DiSO interview @danja) as low as podcasts. Several minutes of my undivided attention? No. Sorry.—@ndw

Monday at 11:49am

Yes, @danbri, I suppose if I had a commute they might be good. Hmm. Maybe I should collect some for my drive to Cambridge...—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Monday at 01:33pm

wondering why there is still snow on the ground—@DaveO
@DaveO, because it's *February*?—@ndw

Monday at 02:21pm

wishing that restoring VM snapshots wasn't sooooo computationally expensive—@ndw

Monday at 03:03pm

It runs! It runs! The installer actually runs!—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Monday at 04:47pm

Pondering upgrading my MacBook to 3GB. VMWare Fusion manages to make NeoOffice look positively restrained in its use of memory.—@robc2
@robc2, four is the only way to fly.—@ndw

Monday at 06:03pm

verifying a disk after I accidentally yanked a USB cable without ejecting—@ndw

Tuesday at 08:29am

hacking a SmugMug API in XSLT—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Tuesday at 10:31am

the mysterious @wz43rtx also tweeted "Trying to catch up, while recovering form bad flu.", from the web—@annbass
@annbass, @wz43rtx started following me too a couple of days ago.—@ndw

Tuesday at 01:00pm

Mmmmm pancakes @libbymiller—@ndw

Tuesday at 04:05pm

gon' votin'—@ndw

Wednesday at 07:39am

Morning tea: an entirely unsatisfactory alternative to morning coffee. No disrespect to my Brit friends intended. Must go shopping. Must.—@ndw

Wednesday at 08:55am

releasing DocBook V5.0—@ndw

Wednesday at 09:31am

playing with Firefox 3.0b2. Nice. Fast. Bereft of extensions.—@ndw

Wednesday at 10:01am

uttterly failing to enjoy the effects of caffeine withdrawal—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Wednesday at 10:51am

ooh, someone just sent me a Word document. That's two in so many days. How quaint.—@psd
@psd, send it back—@ndw

Wednesday at 11:14am

how the heck do bookmarks work in FF3?—@ndw

Wednesday at 12:05pm

gone looking for lunch—@ndw

Wednesday at 12:19pm

caffeine withdrawal is almost enough to make me give up coffee. Almost. Must go shopping. Must get coffee. Must.—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Wednesday at 12:24pm

Sipping rather good coffee while meeting picks up speed.—@roessler
@roessler, that's just mean :-)—@ndw

Wednesday at 03:04pm

Errands. Grocery store. Coffee. Brew. Ahh. At last.—@ndw

Wednesday at 05:23pm

wondering if anyone knows of an open source bar drink recipe list—@ndw

Wednesday at 05:52pm


Friday at 07:49am

what is the fascination with video?—@ndw

Friday at 08:04am

exactly, @libby—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Friday at 11:06am

@dajobe, doomed?—@ndw

Friday at 12:13pm

@mollydotcom, we haven't met that many times, but your style seems fine to me.—@ndw

Friday at 04:35pm

Off to dinner soon, new italian place in town—@ndw

Saturday at 03:45pm

crafting some docs for my SmugMug XSLT API—@ndw

Sunday at 03:37pm

thinking about XML @ 10—@ndw

Sunday at 04:30pm

sipping a Manhattan—@ndw

Sunday at 06:04pm

missing TOC and feeling a little bad about it—@ndw

Sunday at 06:04pm

waves to @edd—@ndw