The short-form week of 15–21 Sep 2008

22 Sep 2008; last modified 13 Mar 2011

The week in review, 140 characters at a time. This week, 25 messages in 24 conversations. (With 1 favorite.)

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 11:29am

Back home. Treading water in a sea of email. Hungry. Going to pick up the dogs!—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Monday at 12:10pm

I once bought something from BHphotovideo.com. Today I got 10lbs of glossy photo landfill from them. Not a green company, I gather.—@dweinberger
@dweinberger I vowed never to shop at CDW again after then sent me an unsolicited "rubic's cube" ad widget in about ten pounds of packing—@ndw

Monday at 12:45pm

Retweet @timoreilly on algorithmic trading: "if you put a person in, it catches a lot of errors, but it slows you down"—@ndw

Monday at 12:52pm

MSNBC makes me watch a commercial before it shows me a video clip? F*CK YOU!—@ndw

Tuesday at 07:52am

Air Share is pretty nice.—@ndw

Tuesday at 09:43am

Charter business customer service is excellent. Charter residential customer service is populated by morons.—@ndw

Tuesday at 11:01am

Is there an easy way to organize feeds in Google Reader? Somehow a hundred or so have fallen out of their folders. Drag and drop sucks.—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Tuesday at 02:07pm

Hawks per hour moved above 70 yesterday, so it's time to go back up to Hawk Hill and see if I can find that Golden Eagle they've been seeing—@abdelazer
@abdelazer Where's Hawk Hill?—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Tuesday at 03:19pm

The weather is definitely colder in Oslo than in France, but it's manageable :-)—@glaforge
@glaforge Norway, lovely as it is, can be quite expensive—@tug
@tug I haven't had any troubles with LR2, except for a weird bug with crop scaling factors. (Changes tend to "snap back" to the previous)—@ndw

Tuesday at 03:29pm

By my calculations, a light-microsecond of 24 gauge Cu wire would weight about 4.6 pounds. I'm just saying.—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Tuesday at 03:53pm

In "Scaling PHP Applications with Zend Platform" session at #zendcon. It's turning out to be a monitoring Zend talk at first, which is fun.—@cote
@cote I've done both, I'm currently using Flickr, but I'm thinking about rolling my own again.—@ndw

Tuesday at 04:02pm

Shazam is a spooky iPhone app—@ndw

Tuesday at 04:19pm

I try to eject a volume and the Mac says it's in use. lsof reveals nothing. What's the trick to find out WTF! OSX thinks is using it.—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Wednesday at 04:03am

Home alone, and doing unspeakable things … like eating cereal for dinner!—@sentience
@sentience Thanks for the suggestion.—@ndw

Wednesday at 05:17pm

Holy crap! International skype video-enabled phone call over 3G from a moving train and it was totally usable. Unbelievable!—@ndw

Wednesday at 05:22pm

A very rural 3G with about a bar and half of service, to boot!—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Thursday at 02:30pm

I'm proud of this one. http://ping.fm/tOVvd—@terrisCA
@terrisca Very nice indeed—@ndw

Friday at 10:04am

Wrapping the rubber band around my head again, need to go get a new headset today—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Friday at 02:17pm

wow, you have agree a eula to see the syncml dtd: http://tinyurl.com/492dc9—@dehora
@dehora Amazing, ain't? I felt the same way when I went to look at SyncML—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Friday at 02:36pm

Just purchased 100k SMS messages @ 0.03 per message. Hope that's enough...—@bmanley
@bmanley Enough for what? A lifetime?—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Friday at 02:41pm

Watching silver tubes drifting slowly through the air towards JFK ... Wondering how they *really* stay up.—@hexmode
@hexmode That'd be the Bernoulli principle—@ndw
@ndw Yeah, I'm with dcm. I don't believe this "Bernoulli" thing-a-ma-what. Gremlins make more sense. MAJIK!—@hexmode
@hexmode I'm very sorry to hear that.—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Sunday at 05:01pm

Truthiness Stages a Comeback - http://is.gd/2UO7 - If it's true there's a travesty being perpetrated.—@webmink
@webmink Oh, there's a travesty, make no mistake.—@ndw

Sunday at 06:23pm

Huffpost version of today's piece. (It's much shorter and to the point.) http://bit.ly/1B67Ra—@davewiner

In a conversation that started on Sunday at 07:29pm

Tomorrow is our 1st wedding anniversary. According to tradition I'm supposed to give my wife a clock or a gift made of paper. Yeah, right :)—@Carnage4Life
@Carnage4Life Congratulations & Happy Anniversary!—@ndw