The short-form week of 8–14 May 2012

15 May 2012

The week in review, 140 characters at a time.

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 Monday at 01:58pm

Google’s geocoding-by-wireless-AP service thinks the Ronald Reagan Building is in Kissimmee Florida.—@ndw
@ndw yeah, had a similar thing, but thought I was in Talahasse when checking in from Ohio.—@kingargyle
@ndw maybe they're following a boomerang route http://t.co/NGJ844Jn—@vancouverizer

Wednesday at 10:05am

from @ndw http://t.co/sjplv0wH url fragment ids for plain text files: http://t.co/QWpy3I5V—@loppear

In a conversation that started on Thursday at 11:50am

You know all those mean things I’ve said about United’s new website? Now I’ve seen US Air’s. The United one’s not that bad.—@ndw
@ndw Hah. Try Ryanair.—@docum3nt
@ndw #Winning by #sucking less.—@bsletten

In a conversation that started on Thursday at 03:39pm

“Like us. Follow us. Be social with <name of company>.” You’re kidding, right?—@ndw
@ndw Sadly, they are dead serious—@whovingh

In a conversation that started on Thursday at 03:51pm

I'm trying to select a new browser-based JS test framework for ReSpec. Lots of options… Any favourites to recommend?—@robinberjon
@robinberjon Is there an XML-based option?—@ndw
@ndw shockingly enough, not that girl have seen!—@robinberjon

Thursday at 03:56pm

1. Find interesting technical article on the net. 2. Prepare to forward it widely. 3. Notice it’s dated 2010. Delete mail. Win.—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Thursday at 03:58pm

15% of VMWare Workstation is an ... interesting Mother’s Day sale. No disrespect to the virtualization wielding mom’s intended.—@ndw
RT @ndw 15% of VMWare Workstation is an ... interesting Mother’s Day sale. No disrespect to the virtualization wielding mom’s intended.—@markuspilman

Monday at 06:17am

About once a year I forget the "never take the first flight on Monday rule." Today is that Monday. Blech.—@ndw

Monday at 12:19pm

"May I see your id, please?" You must be joking.—@ndw

Monday at 05:23pm

What do you call a gathering/group of devops? A panic.—@talios

Monday at 08:12pm

Yes, http://t.co/O6rpCtEww, wiki.{docbook,xproc}.org, and a few other sites are down. Again. Will check when I can.—@ndw