The short-form week of 24–30 Nov 2008

01 Dec 2008; last modified 13 Mar 2011

The week in review, 140 characters at a time. This week, 17 messages in 16 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 09:50am

At some point, battery life on my iPhone really improved. I get days and days of standby now.—@ndw

Monday at 09:53am

My (phys) desktop is a Fing shambles: camera, phone, USB drives, papers, tck stubs, receipts, folks Christmas presents, 8 types of cable...—@ndw

Monday at 11:38am

44Mb in 4.9s. Man, that's a nice fat pipe.—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Monday at 12:36pm

just saved a lot of money on his car insurance.—@bh5k
@bh5k It's 5:00 pm somewhere...—@ndw

Monday at 05:51pm

Someone's hacked Webkit to convert web pages into images, right?—@ndw

Monday at 10:16pm

I wonder when I'll take the plunge and jailbreak my iPhone so I can do scary things like...copy files off of it.—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Tuesday at 03:35am I think webkit2png is maybe what you had in mind; that's also used by "CSS... re:—@sideshowbarker
@sideshowbarker That looks just the ticket! Thank you!—@ndw
@sideshowbarker What was the second link? And any idea if webkit2png works under 10.5 w/PyObjC2?—@ndw

Tuesday at 08:36am

#lazytweet Anyone got webkit2png working under OSX 10.5 and want to hit me with a clue-by-four?—@ndw

Tuesday at 11:21am

The livescribe pen definitely looks interesting.—@ndw

Tuesday at 03:08pm

Surely there are RPMs for Apache 2.2.10 (i386 and x64), right? Pointers?—@ndw

Tuesday at 03:17pm

Is it just me, or are the internets bleeding slow today.—@ndw

Tuesday at 03:23pm

Nevermind. Found the RPM. Now need all the dependencies. Grrr.—@ndw

Wednesday at 11:40am

Sitting in the Apple store in Holyoke copying data from one Mac to another. My day-to-day laptop died. Thank heaven for redundant machines!—@ndw

Wednesday at 12:10pm

Firewire may be faster than USB, but it's still slow when you're standing waiting for it to finish—@ndw

Wednesday at 01:19pm

Back home. Moving data around again. Hey, I'll get to try a full restore from Time Machine, that should be interesting.—@ndw

Wednesday at 01:25pm

How odd. I expected Firewire between two macs to be much faster than USB2, but apparently it isn't. By *a lot*.—@ndw