The short-form week of 9–15 Feb 2009

16 Feb 2009; last modified 13 Mar 2011

The week in review, 140 characters at a time. This week, 26 messages in 23 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 08:37am

On my way to TOC and almost left my suitcase on the train.—@ndw

Monday at 08:51am

Standing on the platform in New Haven is certainly, uh, bracing he says tweeting with the frozen stubs of his fingers.—@ndw

Monday at 09:13am

I hate TAB characters. Die. Die. Die.—@ndw

Monday at 09:19am

@marjoleink de gustibus non est disputandum—@ndw

Monday at 11:21am

Arrived #toc2009—@ndw

Monday at 11:27am

@sideshowbarker Alas, I'm speaking this afternoon & headed home tomorrow. Project into prod. next week & there's a lot of work still to do.—@ndw

Monday at 11:53am

Setting window or document.location(.href) doesn't work in Safari? The address bar changes but the load never finishes. Shoot. Me. Now.—@ndw

Monday at 01:04pm

Presentation in :30. Dropped and broke my laptop. Kill me now. Really. Please?—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Monday at 05:19pm

I have no recollection of my talk. But vague recollection of audience reaction suggests wasn't the total wreck I feel.—@ndw
@ndw Did you have to do your talk from memory? Or did you have a backup copy of the presentation somewhere?—@abcoates
@abcoates I mailed the slides to O'Reilly yesterday. My luck has really been pretty good, considering how bad it's been.—@ndw

Monday at 05:25pm

Spare laptop. Full bkup last night. Svn ci before lunch. Data lost: ~none. Time lost: ~24 hours, ~1/8 of remaining sched. Stress: ~infinite—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Monday at 05:35pm

I want Pandora in the background on my iPhone, dagnabit.—@ndw

Monday at 05:58pm

#toc2009 Everyone go outside now and check out the fabulous moon, if you can find a vantage point to see it!—@ndw

Monday at 06:05pm

Tired. Hungry. Cranky. Open the damn cafe car on 94 #amtrak! kthxbye—@ndw

Monday at 06:42pm

"Chess with friends" is pretty cool #iphone—@ndw

Monday at 09:58pm

Home. Next: restore on backup laptop, whisky, zzzz, not necessarily in that order.—@ndw

Friday at 06:40am

Apple repair: 10 out of 10 for speed, minus several million for installing the wrong sized LCD panel. Frick.—@ndw

Friday at 10:43am

Sorry, I guess I should have said 'wrong resolution': 1620x1050 or something instead of the ultra-sweet 1920x1200 that I started with—@ndw

Friday at 10:50am

‚ô∫@kplawver Deadwood valentines. Priceless. (and NSFW) http://tinyurl.com/bhe6l7—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Friday at 01:55pm

Was she driving? How? http://tinyurl.com/c7uor8—@dsearls
@dsearls Oh, eeew! How do I get that image out of my mind!?—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Friday at 02:23pm

Hey Excel! how about 'Save As' files go in the same dir as the orig, instead of the last place I saved some other, unrelated file. KTHXBYE—@ndw
@ndw Root cause: using concept of cwd in non-command-line apps.—@ebruchez
@ebruchez S'got nothing to do with that. The original file has a location, that's got nothing to do with the cwd—@ndw

Friday at 05:01pm

Calling it a day. Off to dinner with my valentine.—@ndw

Sunday at 02:08pm

File upload forms cause Firefox to go into deep space? WTF?—@ndw

Sunday at 02:25pm

Rebooting fixed it. Stupid Finder.—@ndw