The short-form week of 23 Feb–1 Mar 2009

02 Mar 2009; last modified 13 Mar 2011

The week in review, 140 characters at a time. This week, 10 messages in 8 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.

In a conversation that started on Saturday at 03:31pm

What's the OSX equivalent of lsusb?—@ndw
@ndw Did you ever find out the OSX equivalent to lsusb?—@pybe
@pybe I don't think so. I forget why I was looking for it now.—@ndw

Monday at 11:50am

ImageMagick's "convert" PS to PNG: inside my script, junk. Same run by hand, correct output. WTF?—@ndw

Monday at 05:44pm

There's something about the DPM value in PNG files that makes PNG to PDF unworkable with ImageMagick. Bug in IM's DPM calculation, maybe?—@ndw

Saturday at 04:41pm

Paula's Texas Orange really does make the finest Margarita—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Sunday at 04:44pm

I enjoy programming so much. I wonder what I would have done if I'd been born in the 19th century or before—@ndw
@ndw I vote alchemist—@billtrippe
@billtrippe Oooh. That's not bad. My dad was a chemistry teacher.—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Sunday at 04:50pm

@ndw Probably build clockwork mechanisms.—@jbowtie
@jbowtie @gdaniels @kurt_cagle You're too kind. Or maybe you've never seen me working with hardware. :-)—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Sunday at 05:00pm

What would you have been if you'd been born in the...for the sake of explicitness, the 19th century?—@ndw
@ndw In the 19th century, I would have designed comfy clothes - a soft wear engineer.—@abcoates
@abcoates *chuckle*—@ndw

Sunday at 05:01pm

@libbymiller Being Human looks cool—@ndw