The short-form week of 27 Aug–2 Sep 2012

03 Sep 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.

Monday at 11:28am

Oh. Right. San Francisco in the summer. #chilly—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Monday at 11:32am

I wonder if (to what extent) my "short form" blog pages run afoul of Twitter's new ToS? And if I care.—@ndw
@ndw I’d say anyone archiving and redisplaying tweets is in a weird place right now. Strict reading of display guidelines isn’t promising.—@soypunk

Monday at 12:49pm

Why didn't the chicken cross the road? Because Apple had a patent on "a shift in location from one side of a conduit to the other"—@HAL9000_

Monday at 03:11pm

Persona non data (n.): someone who effs up your database.—@ChrisKubica

Monday at 04:01pm

These are tearable puns.—@ndw

Monday at 05:47pm

Well, @vmware, you sure are making it hard for me to give you money. First it takes 24hrs to update my addr, now SYS_000001 error on submit—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Monday at 07:50pm

Future people'll find it bizarre that US 2012 election barely touched on climate, resource limits or brittleness of systems/infrastructure.—@AlexSteffen
@AlexSteffen Assuming there are future people, of course.—@ndw

Tuesday at 07:08am

XML Stars, the journal nouvelle édition ▸ Aujourd'hui à la UNE: @JamieXML @ndw @JeniT—@dominixml

Friday at 05:56pm

Fighting pirating is a waste of time. Someone will either support me or not, and I don't consider it a loss.—@rbates

Saturday at 02:50pm

“$23,800. For a bug bite.”—@beep

Saturday at 07:24pm

A cellular automaton in a Penrose-tiling universe—@leisureguy

Saturday at 10:06pm

Apparently Neil Armstrong used to tell unfunny jokes about the Moon, and follow them up with "Ah, I guess you had to be there."—@9GAG